Famous Birthdays for February 1940

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Birthdays 1 - 65 of 65

1st - Bibi Besch, actress (Star Trek 2, Beast Within), born in Vienna, Austria
1st - Herve Filion, sulky driver (1969 Canadian Sports Hall of Fame)
2nd - Alan "Tea" Caddy, rock guitarist (Tornados-Globetrotter)
2nd - Thomas M[ichael] Disch, US, sci-fi author (Genocides, 102 H-Bombs)
2nd - David Jason, English actor
2nd - Wayne Fontes, American football coach
3rd - Fran Tarkenton, Richmond Va, NFL QB (NY Giants, Minnesota Vikings)
3rd - Jim Hartz, newscaster (NBC-TV, Innovations)
4th - John Schuck, American actor (McMillan & Wife, Holmes & Yoyo), born in Boston, Massachusetts
4th - George A Romero, actor/director (Creepshow, Martin, 2 Evil Eyes)
5th - H R Giger, Swiss artist & special effects designer (Alien), born in Z├╝rich, (d. 2014)
6th - Jimmy Tarbuck, English comic/golfer
6th - Tom Brokaw, Yankton SD, news anchor (NBC Nightly News 1982- )
7th - Gary Bond, England, actor (Outback, Zulu, Anne of Thousand Days)
Actor & Director George RomeroActor & Director George Romero (4th) 8th - Averil Cameron, British(?) historian
8th - Talib Rasul Hakim, composer
8th - Ted Koppel, Lancashire England, American journalist (ABC Nightline)
9th - Brian Bennett, rock drummer (Shadows), born in London, England
10th - Hamish Imlach, folk singer/comic
10th - Mary Rand-Bignal-Toomey, England, long jumper (Olympic-gold-1964)
10th - Peter Middleton, CEO (Lloyd's)
10th - Jimmy Merchant, American rock vocalist (Frankie Lymon & Teenagers-Why Do Fools), born in NYC, New York
11th - Calvin Fowler, Pitts, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1968)
12th - Hank Brown, (Rep-R-CO, 1981-88)
12th - Richard Lynch, American actor (Xaviar-Battlestar Galactica), (d. 2012)
14th - Porpoise, 1st born in captivity in US (Marineland, Fla)
15th - John Hadl, American football player
15th - Hamzah Haz, Indonesian politician
16th - Karoli Ruth Needles, painter
17th - Dennis Gamsy, cricketer (South African bat in 2 Tests v Australia 1970)
19th - Smokey Robinson, American R&B and soul singer-songwriter (The Miracles-Tears of a Clown)
19th - Bobby Rogers, US vocalist (Miracles-You Really Got a Hold on Me), (d. 2013)
19th - Carlin Glynn, US actress (Continental Divide)
19th - William "Smokey" Robinson, Det, vocalist (& Miracles-Being With You)
19th - Saparmurat Niyazov, President of Turkmenistan (d. 2006)
20th - Barbara Laine Ellis, singer
20th - Christoph Eschenbach, Breslau, Germany, pianist/conductor
20th - Jimmy Greaves, British broadcaster/soccer player
20th - RA Weiss, director (Institute of Cancer Research)
20th - V Payne, British headmistress (Malvern Girls' College)
21st - John Lewis, (Rep-D-Georgia)
21st - Peter McEnery, England, actor (Game is Over, Moonspinners)
21st - Peter Gethin, British racing driver
22nd - Chet Walker, NBA all-star forward (Chicago Bulls)
22nd - Johnson P Mlambo, South African leader (Pan-African Congress)
22nd - Julian Chagrin, mime/actor (Golddiggers), born in London, England
22nd - Billy Name, American photographer
23rd - Jermyn P Brooks, CEO (Price Waterhouse Europe)
23rd - Peter Fonda, actor (Easy Rider, Lilith, Wild Angels, Trip)
24th - Jimmy Ellis, WBA heavyweight boxing champ (1968-70), born in Louisville, Kentucky, (d. 2014)
24th - Theo Bosch, Dutch humanist/architect (Nieuwmarkt, Amsterdam)
24th - Pete Duel, American actor (d. 1971)
24th - Denis Law, Scottish footballer (Manchester United, Manchester City), born in Aberdeen, Scotland
25th - Billy Packer, Wellsville NY, basketball sportscaster (CBS)
25th - George Paul, CEO (Norwich Union Insurance Group)
25th - Hector MacKenzie, trade unionist
25th - Jud Taylor, actor (Dr Gerson-Dr Kildare)
25th - Ron Santo, shortstop (Cubs, 1st baseball player to veto his trade)
27th - Barbara Kelly, CEO (Scottish Consumer Council)
27th - Howard Hesseman, Salem Or, actor (Dr Johnny Fever-WKRP, Head of Class)
27th - Bill Hunter, Australian actor
28th - Joe South, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Games People Play), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 2012)
Racing Car Driver Mario AndrettiRacing Car Driver Mario Andretti (28th) 28th - Mario Andretti, Italian American race-car driver (1969 Indianapolis 500, 1978 Formula One World Champion)
29th - Gretchen Christopher, British(?) pop singer
29th - Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople

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