List of Famous people born on January 14th
Jonathan Christian David is a Canadian professional soccer player who plays as a forward for Ligue 1 club Lille and the Canada national team.
Declan Rice is an English professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder or centre-back for Premier League club West Ham United and the England national team.
Howard Carpendale is a South African and German singer living and working in Germany.
Yukio Mishima , born Kimitake Hiraoka was a Japanese author, poet, playwright, actor, model, Shintoist, nationalist, and founder of the Tatenokai , an unarmed civilian militia. Mishima is considered one of the most important Japanese authors of the 20th century. He was considered for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1968, but the award went to his countryman and benefactor Yasunari Kawabata. His works include the novels Confessions of a Mask and The Temple of the Golden Pavilion , and the autobiographical essay "Sun and Steel" . Mishima's work is characterized by "its luxurious vocabulary and decadent metaphors, its fusion of traditional Japanese and modern Western literary styles, and its obsessive assertions of the unity of beauty, eroticism and death".
James Todd Smith, better known by his stage name LL Cool J, is an American rapper, record producer, actor, author, and entrepreneur from Queens, New York. With the breakthrough success of his hit single "I Need a Beat" and the Radio LP, LL Cool J became an early hip-hop act to achieve mainstream success along with Kurtis Blow and Run-DMC.
Byron Antron Leftwich is an American football coach and former quarterback who is the offensive coordinator for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League (NFL). He previously played in the NFL for ten seasons. After a successful college football stint at Marshall University, Leftwich was selected by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the first round, seventh overall, of the 2003 NFL Draft. He was a member of the Jaguars for four seasons before having one season stints with the Atlanta Falcons and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Leftwich also played four non-consecutive seasons with Pittsburgh Steelers as the backup to Ben Roethlisberger, where he was part of the Super Bowl winning team in Super Bowl XLIII. In 2019, Leftwich became the Offensive Coordinator for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and was part of the Super Bowl winning team in Super Bowl LV.
Gabriel "Gabe" Rosado is an American professional boxer who challenged twice for a middleweight world title in 2013. Hailing from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Rosado is part of the city's large Puerto Rican community.
Shamil Salmanovich Basayev was a senior leader of the Chechen movement and Islamic terrorist.
Vincent Terrell Jackson was an American professional football player who was a wide receiver for 12 seasons in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Northern Colorado, and was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the second round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He also played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Jackson was selected to the Pro Bowl three times and exceeded 1,000 receiving yards six times in his career. Vincent was found dead in a hotel room on February 15,2021. Cause of death is Unknown
Robert Edwin Hall was a New Zealand mountaineer. He was the head guide of a 1996 Mount Everest expedition during which he, a fellow guide, and two clients died. A best-selling account of the expedition was given in Jon Krakauer's Into Thin Air, and the expedition has been dramatised in the 2015 film Everest. At the time of his death, Hall had just completed his fifth ascent to the summit of Everest, more at that time than any other non-Sherpa mountaineer.