29 January: today's birthdays

  • Matthew Ashford - American actor, best known for his role of Jack Deveraux on Days of Our Lives soap opera 
  • Anton Čechov (Anton Chekhov) - Russian author, playwright and physician. He wrote Uncle Vanya, The Cherry Orchard, The Bear 
  • Heather Graham - American actress and model
  • John Calcott Horsley - English painter. He painted the first Christmas card in history
  • Rag'n'Bone Man -  English singer-songwriter, born Rory Graham
  • Romain Rolland - French dramatist and novelist, Nobel Prize in Literature in 1915
  • Jody Scheckter - Former South African racing driver
  • Olga Tokarczuk - Polish writer, activist, born Olga Nawoja Tokarczuk. She was awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in Literature
  • Oprah Winfrey - American actress, talk show host and producer. She won a Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award
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