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Notable Birthdays for January 27

Those born on this date include:

- Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in 1756
- Author Lewis Carroll (Alice's Adventures in Wonderland) in 1832
- Labor organizer Samuel Gompers in 1850
- Composer Jerome Kern in 1885
- U.S. Navy Adm. Hyman Rickover, father of the nuclear Navy, in 1900
- Art Rooney, founder of the Pittsburgh Steelers, in 1901
- U.S. newspaper publisher William Randolph Hearst, Jr. in 1908
- Musicians Elmore James and Skitch Henderson, both in 1918
- Nobel Peace Prize laureate Mairead Corrigan and Rock and Roll Hall of fame member Nick Mason of Pink Floyd, both in 1944 (age 69)
- Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts in 1955 (age 58)
- News commentator Keith Olbermann and former NFL player and television commentator Cris Collinsworth, both in 1959 (age 54)
- Actors Donna Reed in 1921, Troy Donahue in 1936, James Cromwell in 1940 (age 73), Mimi Rogers in 1956 (age 57), Bridget Fonda in 1964 (age 49) and Alan Cumming in 1965 (age 48).

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