Famous Birthdays On 5 January

Deepika Padukone

Birthday: January 5, 1986
Nationality: Indian
Age: 34 Years, 34 Year Old Female
Deepika Padukone is one of the top rated Indian model-turned-actress who has gained international fame & recognition. Born in Denmark and raised in India, Deepika aimed at becoming a World-class badminton player, like her father Prakash Padukone. However, her ambition for a sporting career soon faded as she found her real calling as a model. Having established her position as the supermodel of the country, walking high-profile ramp shows, gracing as the Calendar Girl for Kingfisher and doing a couple of ad films, it was only natural for Deepika to take the next leap and start her career as an actor.

Bradley Cooper

Nick Name: Coop
Birthday: January 5, 1975
Nationality: American
Bradley Cooper is an American actor and is currently one of the biggest stars of Hollywood, who has been a part of some of the most successful movies of the new millennium. Bradley Cooper initially showed an interest in journalism when he was in school and in fact worked for one of the evening papers in his hometown of Philadelphia; however, from the time that he joined university he developed a liking for the stage.

Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi

Nick Name: Tiger Pataudi
Birthday: January 5, 1941
Nationality: Indian
Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi was an Indian Test cricketer who had also served as the captain of the Indian cricket team. Born into an affluent Muslim family in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, Mansoor completed his education from top-notch schools in Aligarh, Dehradun, and Winchester. Following his high-school education, he joined ‘Oxford University’ and studied French and Arabic. His father, Iftikhar Ali Khan, was a cricketer himself. Thus, Mansoor grew up playing cricket. He initially played for the ‘Winchester School,’ honing his skills and eventually turned into an ace batsman. He played English first-class cricket for the ‘Sussex County Cricket Club.

Shah Jahan

Birthday: January 5, 1592
Nationality: Indian
Died At Age: 74
Shah Jahan was the fifth Mughal Emperor of India, considered to be one of the greatest of the Mughals. He was the son of Emperor Jahangir and the grandson of Akbar the Great. He was very close to his grandfather and after ascending to the throne he took forward Akbar’s legacy and embarked on several military campaigns to expand his vast empire. As the third son born to Emperor Jahangir, initially it seemed unlikely that he would be the chosen heir to succeed his father. But a soothsayer had predicted before his birth that he would one day become the emperor.

Juan Carlos I

Birthday: January 5, 1938
Nationality: Spanish
Age: 82 Years, 82 Year Old Males
Juan Carlos I was the King of Spain and he served in that capacity for 39 years, ending his reign on his own accord in the year 2014. When Juan Carlos was born, his family was in exile in Italy after General Franco became the head of the country and it was not until his teen that he was able to get back to Spain after Franco gave the permission. He was educated in Spain and went to the military academies in the country before he was recognised as the Prince. Juan Carlos was able to win the trust of General Franco and walked a thin line as his favourable relations with the General led to him being made the king.



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