13 January: today's birthdays

  • Ernst Christian Achelis - German theologian
  • Orlando Bloom - English actor. He starred as Legolas in The Lord of the Rings trilogy and in Hobbit trilogy. He was Paris in Troy
  • Jean Cabut - French comic strip artist and caricaturist, best known as Cabu, killed during a terrorist attack on satirical weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo
  • Patrick Dempsey - American actor. He is best known for his role as neurosurgeon Dr. Derek Shepherd in the TV series Grey's Anatomy
  • Paul Feyerabend - Austrian philosopher and epistemologist. He wrote Against Method and Farewell to Reason
  • Georges Ivanovič Gurdjieff (George Ivanovich Gurdjieff) - Russian philosopher and writer of Armenian and Greek descent 
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus - American actress and comedian. She starred in TV comedy series as Seinfeld, The New Adventures of Old Christine, and Veep
  • Pasqual Maragall i Mira - Catalan politician
  • Jay McInerney - American writer. He wrote the novel Bright Lights, Big City
  • Lorrie Moore - American writer. She wrote Who Will Run The Frog Hospital, Birds of America, A Gate at the Stairs, and Bark
  • Marco Pantani - Italian road racing cyclist. He won both the Tour de France and the Giro d'Italia in 1998. His nickname was Il Pirata (The Pirate)
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