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Notable Birthdays for January 23

Those born on this date include:

- American patriot John Hancock in 1737
- French author Stendhal, a pseudonym for Marie-Henri Beyle, in 1783
- French Impressionist painter Edouard Manet in 1832
- Russian film director Sergei Eisenstein in 1898
- Actors Randolph Scott in 1898 and Dan Duryea in 1907
- Comedian Ernie Kovacs in 1919
- Actor/singer Chita Rivera in 1933 (age 80)
- Actors Gil Gerard in 1943 (age 70), Rutger Hauer in 1944 (age 69) and Richard Dean Anderson in 1950 (age 63)
- Airline pilot Chesley Sullenberger, who landed his disabled plan in the Hudson River, in 1951 (age 62)
- Mayor of Los Angeles Antonio Villaraigosa in 1953 (age 60)
- Princess Caroline of Monaco in 1957 (age 56)
- And actors Gail O'Grady in 1963 (age 50) and Tiffani Thiessen in 1974 (age 39).

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