Black Country birthdays in January
THESE folk were either born here in the Black Country or have a strong association with the region and all have their birthday in January.
1. Anne Aston (1948, TV presenter, West Bromwich).
2. Derek Parkin (1948, footballer, Wolves).
3. Sir Charles Pelham Villiers (1802, MP, Wolverhampton), Gerald Rusgrove Mills (1877, publisher, Stourbridge), Kenny Hibbitt (1951, footballer, Wolves).
6. Jimmy Mullen (1923, footballer, Wolves) Willie Carr footballer, Wolves).
11. Brian Robson Albion).
15. Ronnie Allen Albion).
16. Dorothy Wyndlow Pattison, aka Sister Dora (1832, nurse, Walsall).
20. Billy Williams (1876, footballer, Albion), Derek Dougan (1938, footballer, Wolves), Liza Goddard (1950, actress, Smethwick), Ian Hill (1951, musician, West Bromwich). (1950, (1957, footballer, (1929, footballer,
21. Thomas Bryan VC (1882), WWI solider, Stourbridge), Ted Farmer (1940, footballer, Wolves).
25. Nuno Espirito Santo (1974, footballer, Wolves).
27. Billy Bassett (1869, footballer, Albion), Martin Degville (1961, musician, Walsall).
28. Frank Skinner comedian,west Bromwich).
30. David J, Brown (1942, cricketer, Walsall).
31. Bert Williams (1920, footballer, Wolves), John Mcalle (1950, footballer, Wolves) (1957,
Anne Aston and Bob Monkhouse (ATV)
Ian Hill (Dale Martin)
Martin Degville (Mirrorpix)
Derek Dougan (LWT)
Frank Skinner (Tony Marshall/getty Images)