This Week's Birthdays - Week of January 6

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January 6, 1982 – Gilbert Jay Arenas, Jr. is an American professional basketball player. He plays as a point guard and shooting guard.

Gilbert Arenas (StreetView)
Gilbert Arenas

January 7, 1800 – Millard Fillmore was the 13th President of the United States (1850–1853) and the last member of the Whig Party to hold the office of president. As Zachary Taylor’s Vice President, he assumed the presidency after Taylor’s death.

Millard Fillmore (StreetView)
Millard Fillmore

January 8, 1935 – Elvis Aaron Presley was an American singer and actor. A cultural icon, he is commonly known by the single name Elvis. One of the most popular musicians of the 20th century, he is often referred to as the “King of Rock and Roll” or “the King”.

Elvis Presley (StreetView)
Elvis Presley

January 9, 1934 – Bryan Bartlett “Bart” Starr is a former professional American football player and coach. He wore #15 and he was the quarterback for the Green Bay Packers from 1956 to 1971, during which time he led the Packers to multiple NFL championships. He was less successful as the Packers’ head coach, compiling a record of 52–76–3 from 1975 to 1983.

Bart Starr statue (StreetView)
Bart Starr statue

January 10, 1938 – Francis William “The Big M” Mahovlich, CM (born January 10, 1938) is a former Senator in the Canadian Parliament, and a retired NHL ice hockey player, nicknamed the “Big M.” He played on six Stanley Cup-winning teams and is an inductee of the Hockey Hall of Fame. His brother Peter also played professional ice hockey in the NHL.

Frank Mahovlich (StreetView)
Frank Mahovlich

January 11, 1958 – Victoria Anne Theresa “Vicki” Peterson is an American rock musician (guitar, vocals).

The Bangles (StreetView)
The Bangles

January 12, 1876 – John Griffith “Jack” London (born John Griffith Chaney) was an American author, journalist, and social activist.

Jack London State Historic Park (Google Maps)
Jack London State Historic Park