Who's Who January 19 - 25
PUBLISHED: 11:31 19 January 2006 | UPDATED: 17:11 11 May 2010
THURSDAY JANUARY 19 Births: Edgar Allen Poe, author and poet, 1809; Paul Cezanne, French impressionist painter, 1839; Matthew Webb, English Chanel swimmer, 1848. Deaths: Carl Perkins, singer, 1998. FRIDAY JANUARY 20 Births: Roy Plomley, creator of Desert
THURSDAY JANUARY 19 Births: Edgar Allen Poe, author and poet, 1809; Paul Cezanne, French impressionist painter, 1839; Matthew Webb, English Chanel swimmer, 1848. Deaths: Carl Perkins, singer, 1998. FRIDAY JANUARY 20 Births: Roy Plomley, creator of Desert Island Discs, 1914; Frederico Fellini, Italian director, 1920. Deaths: George V, 1936; Alan Freed, pioneering disc jockey, 1965; Jackie Wilson, singer-songwriter, 1984; Audrey Hepburn, actress, 1993; Sir Matt Busby, legendary Manchester United boss, 1994. SATURDAY JANUARY 21 Births: Christian Dior, designer, 1905; Telly Savalas, actor, 1924; Benny Hill, comedian, 1924. Deaths: Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov Lennin, Russian leader, 1924; George Orwell, author of Animal Farm and 1984, 1950; Colonel Tom Parker, manager of Elvis Presley, 1997. SUNDAY JANUARY 22 Births: Lord Byron, writer and poet, 1788; Sam Cooke, singer-songwriter, 1931. Deaths: Queen Victoria, 1901; Mike Hawthorn, Grand Prix racing driver, 1959; Lyndon B Johnson, US President, 1973. MONDAY JANUARY 23 Births: Bob Paisley, manager of Liverpool FC, 1919. Deaths: William Pitt the Younger, Prime Minister, 1806; Anna Pavlova, ballet dancer, 1931; Paul Robeson, actor and singer, 1976; Salvador Dali, painter and sculptor, 1989; Johnny Carson, talk show host, 2005. TUESDAY JANUARY 24 Deaths: Winston Churchill, Prime Minister and war-time leader, 1965. WEDNESDAY JANUARY 25 Births: Robert Burns, poet, 1769; W Somerset Maugham, author of Cakes and Ale, 1874; Virginia Woolf, author of To the Lighthouse, 1882. Deaths: Al Capone, gangster, 1947; Ava Gardner, actress, 1990.
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