Those born on this date are under the sign of Capricorn.

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They include:

-- John Jay, first chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, in 1745

-- Egyptologist Jean Francois Champollion, who deciphered the Rosetta Stone, in 1790

-- Mormon church founder Joseph Smith in 1805

-- Former West German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt in 1918

-- Japanese Emperor Akihito in 1933 (age 84)

-- Football Hall of Fame member Paul Hornung in 1935 (age 82)

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-- Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Jorma Kaukonen in 1940 (age 77)

-- Actor/comedian Harry Shearer in 1943 (age 74)

-- Marathon runner Bill Rodgers in 1947 (age 70)

-- Football Hall of Fame member Jack Ham in 1948 (age 69)

-- Political commentator William Kristol in 1952 (age 65)

-- Actor Susan Lucci in 1946 (age 71)

-- Actor Corey Haim in 1971

-- Rock musician Eddie Vedder in 1964 (age 53)

-- Model/TV personality Holly Madison in 1979 (age 38)

-- Actor Sofia Black D'elia in 1991 (age 26)

-- Actor Finn Wolfhard in 2002 (age 15)