Emily Margaret Watson, OBE (born 14 January 1967) is an English actress who gave an acclaimed debut film performance in Lars von Trier’s Breaking the Waves. She is a two-time Academy Award nominee and four-time BAFTA Award nominee. Her other films include, Angela’s Ashes (1999), Gosford Park (2001), Red Dragon (2002), Equilibrium (2002), and The Book Thief (2013).
Nicki Chapman (born 14 January 1967, Herne Bay, Kent, England) is an English television presenter who also works in the British pop music industry. She was also a judge on the ITV reality shows Popstars, with Nigel Lythgoe and Paul Adam, and Pop Idol, along with Simon Cowell, Pete Waterman and Neil Fox. Nicki currently hosts Wanted Down Under, Escape To The Country and The RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
Saskia Wickham (born 14 January 1967) is an English actress best known for playing Dr. Erica Matthews in the ITV television drama series Peak Practice between 1996 and 1998. Other major roles include Clarissa Harlowe on Clarissa, Alex Wilton in the ITV series Boon and Claudia Seabrook MP in the BBC drama Our Friends in the North (1996).
On this day:
- The New York Times reports that the U.S. Army is conducting secret germ warfare experiments.
- The Human Be-In takes place in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco; the event sets the stage for the Summer of Love.
Also born on this day:
Alan Munro is an English flat racing jockey.
Hassan Hattab is the founder of the Algerian Islamist rebel group GSPC.
Irina Tyukhay is a retired Russian heptathlete.
Wang Fang is a Chinese former basketball player who competed in the 1992 Summer Olympics.
Dylan Kerr is a Maltese-born English former professional footballer.
Gareth Evans is an English former footballer.
Allan McKellar is a former Australian rules footballer.
Terry Wooden is a former American Football linebacker.
Glenda Goertzen is a Canadian author of children’s and young adult fantasy.
Kerri Green is an American actress, writer, and director.
Jeff Martin is a retired American professional basketball player.
Steve Bowman is an American rock drummer and songwriter.
Sudesh Dhaniram is a cricket player who formerly represented Guyana.
Paul Fletcher is a former American Major League Baseball pitcher.