Those born on this date are under the sign of Capricorn. They include German philosopher Franz Brentano in 1838. Andre Michelin, the French industrialist who first mass-produced rubber automobile tires, in 1853. Canadian poet Robert Service in 1874. former Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista in 1901. inventor Frank Zamboni in 1901. singer Ethel Merman in 1908. baseball Hall of Fame member Jay Dizzy Dean in 1910. zoologist Dian Fossey in 1932. writer Susan Sontag in 1933. opera singer Marilyn Horne in 1934 (age 83). race car driver A.J. Foyt in 1935 (age 82). country singer Ronnie Milsap in 1943 (age 74). radio talk show host Laura Schlessinger in 1947 (age 70). film director John Carpenter in 1948 (age 69). choreographer, actor and director Debbie Allen in 1950 (age 67). Nigerian singer Sade Adu in 1959 (age 58). British television host James May in 1963 (age 54). British model Kate Moss in 1974 (age 43). baseball star Albert Pujols in 1980 (age 37).