- January 1 – Alfredo Binda, Italian cyclist (b. 1902)
- January 2 – Una Merkel, American actress (b. 1903)
- January 4
- Christopher Isherwood, English writer (b. 1904)
- Phil Lynott, lead singer and bassist of Thin Lizzy (b. 1949)
- January 7 – Juan Rulfo, Mexican writer (b. 1917)
- January 8 – Pierre Fournier, French cellist (b. 1906)
- January 10 – Jaroslav Seifert, Czech writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1901)
- January 14 – Donna Reed, American actress (b. 1921)
- January 23 – Willard Van Dyke, American filmmaker and photographer (b. 1906)
- January 24
- L. Ron Hubbard, American writer and founder of Scientology (b. 1911)
- Gordon MacRae, American actor, singer (b. 1921)
- January 27 – Lilli Palmer, German actress (b. 1914)
- January 28, in the Challenger disaster:
- Gregory Jarvis, American astronaut (b. 1944)
- Christa McAuliffe, American astronaut and teacher (b. 1948)
- Ronald McNair, American astronaut (b. 1950)
- Ellison Onizuka, American astronaut (b. 1946)
- Judith Resnik, American astronaut (b. 1949)
- Dick Scobee, American astronaut (b. 1939)
- Michael J. Smith, American astronaut (b. 1945)
- January 29 – Leif Erickson, American actor (b. 1911)
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Famous quotes containing the word january:
“I have never been disappointed when I asked in a humble and sincere way for Gods help. I pray often. I think I pray more often since January 12th.”
—Jimmy Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr.)
“Here lies interred in the eternity of the past, from whence there is no resurrection for the dayswhatever there may be for the dustthe thirty-third year of an ill-spent life, which, after a lingering disease of many months sank into a lethargy, and expired, January 22d, 1821, A.D. leaving a successor inconsolable for the very loss which occasioned its existence.”
—George Gordon Noel Byron (17881824)
“and you undid the reins
and I undid the buttons,
the bones, the confusions,
The New England postcards,
the January ten oclock night,
and we rose up like wheat....”
—Anne Sexton (19281974)