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Notable Birthdays for January 24

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Those born on this date include:

- The Roman Emperor Hadrian in A.D. 76
- English dramatist William Congreve in 1670
- Frederick the Great of Prussia in 1712
- British social reformer Edwin Chadwick in 1800
- Author Edith Wharton in 1862
- Abstract painter Robert Motherwell in 1915
- Sportscaster Jack Brickhouse in 1916
- Actor Ernest Borgnine in 1917
- Evangelist Oral Roberts in 1918
- Ballet dancer Maria Tallchief Paschen in 1925 (age 88)
- Musicians Doug Kershaw in 1936 (age 77) and Ray Stevens in 1939 (age 74)
- Singers Neil Diamond and Aaron Neville, both in 1941 (age 72)
- Actor Sharon Tate in 1943
- Comedian John Belushi in 1949
- Actor Michael Ontkean in 1946 (age 67)
- Singer Warren Zevon in 1947
- Actor Nastassja Kinski in 1961 (age 52)
- And Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast Mary Lou Retton in 1968 (age 45).

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