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Notable Birthdays for January 9

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Those born on this date include:

- Women's suffrage and peace movement leader Carrie Chapman Catt in 1859
- pioneer psychologist John Watson in 1878
- Czech writer Karel Capek in 1890
- cartoonist Chic Young, who created the comic strip Blondie, in 1901
- French novelist Simone de Beauvoir in 1908
- actor Gypsy Rose Lee in 1911
- Richard Nixon, 37th president of the United States, in 1913
- actor Fernando Lamas in 1915
- actor, Lee Van Cleef in 1925
- author Judith Krantz in 1928 (age 89)
- football Hall of Fame member Bart Starr in 1934 (age 83)
- actor Bob Denver in 1935
- sportscaster Dick Enberg in 1935 (age 82)
- actor Susannah York in 1939
- singer Joan Baez in 1941 (age 76)
- musician Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin) in 1944 (age 73)
- country singer Crystal Gayle in 1951 (age 66)
- actor Imelda Staunton in 1956 (age 61)
- Guatemalan activist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Rigoberta Menchu in 1959 (age 57)
- actor Joely Richardson in 1965 (age 52)
- bandleader Dave Matthews in 1967 (age 50)
- golfer Sergio Garcia in 1980 (age 37)
- and Kate Middleton, wife of Britain's Prince William, in 1982 (age 35).

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