26 January


1880

 Douglas MacArthur
American general and Medal of Honor recipient (d. 1964).

1905

 Charles Lane
American actor (d. 2007).
 Maria von Trapp
Austrian-born singer (d. 1987).

1908

 Stéphane Grappelli
French jazz violinist (Quintette du Hot Club de France) (d. 1997).

1918

 Nicolae Ceausescu
1st President of Romania (d. 1989).

1922

 Michael Bentine
British comedian (d. 1996).

1925

 Paul Newman
American actor, philanthropist, race car driver and race team owner (d. 2008).

1928

 Roger Vadim
French film director and actor (d. 2000).

1929

 Jules Feiffer
American cartoonist and writer.

1945

 Jacqueline du Pré
English cellist (d. 1987).

1955

 Eddie Van Halen
Dutch-American musician (Van Halen).

1958

 Ellen DeGeneres
American actress and comedian.

1961

 Wayne Gretzky
Canadian ice hockey player.

1963

 José Mourinho
Portuguese football manager.
 Andrew Ridgeley
English musician (Wham!).

1996

 Tyger Drew-Honey
British actor.

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