Famous People Born in February 1942

  • Feb 1 Dave Sincock, cricketer (chinaman bowler played for Aust 1964-66)
  • Feb 1 Terry Jones, Welsh comedian (Monty Python), born in Colwyn Bay, North Wales
  • Feb 1 Muna Wassef, Wassef is a well known Syrian/Arab movie star and a United Nations Goodwill ambassador.
  • Feb 2 Barry Diller, founder (Fox-TV)
  • Feb 2 Graham Nash, guitarist (Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young-Southern Cross)
  • Feb 4 Johnny Gamble, rocker (Classics)
  • Feb 5 Cory Wells [Emil Lewandowski], American rock vocalist (3 Dog Night-Joy to the World), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 2015)
  • Feb 5 Roger Staubach, NFL quarterback (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Feb 5 Susan Hill, English playwright (Magic Apple Tree)
  • Feb 6 John London, American songwriter and bassist (Michael Nesmith band), born in Brazos County, Texas
  • Feb 6 Sarah Brady, American gun-control activist, born in Kirksville, Missouri
  • Feb 6 James Loewen, American sociologist and historian
  • Feb 7 Ton de Kok, Dutch politician (CDA)
  • Feb 8 Fritz Peterson, baseball pitcher (NY Yankees)
  • Feb 8 Robert Klein, comedian/actor (Hooper, Deadly Rivals), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Feb 8 Terry Melcher, Rip Chords, Doris Day's son
  • Feb 9 Carole King, American singer-songwriter (Tapestry), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Feb 9 Charlie Morrow, composer
  • Feb 9 Milos Stedron, composer
  • Feb 9 Peder Lunde Jr, Norwegian yachtsman (Olympic gold 1960)
  • Feb 10 Michael Bishop, British CEO (British Midland Airways), born in Bowdon, Cheshire
  • Feb 11 Archie Andrews, comic book character (Archie)
  • Feb 11 Leon Haywood, US vocalist/keyboardist (It's Got to be Mellow)
  • Feb 11 Otis Clay, US gospel/R&B-singer (That's how it is)
  • Feb 11 Tony Colton, rock producer (On the Boards)
  • Feb 12 Chananjit Vohra, Kenyan/British hotel magnate/multi-millionaire
  • Feb 12 Lionel Grigson, British jazz musician, born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire (d. 1994)
  • Feb 12 Rick Frank, American drummer (Elephant's Memory)
  • Feb 12 Ehud Barak, Prime Minister of Israel
  • Feb 12 Pat Dobson, American baseball player (d. 2006)
  • Feb 13 Carol Lynley, American actress (Night Stalker, Fantasy Island, Immortal), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 13 Donald E Williams, Capt USN/astro (STS 51D, STS 34), born in Lafayette, Indiana
  • Feb 13 Peter Tork, American musician and actor (The Monkees)
  • Feb 14 Margaret Wright, chief commissioner (Guide Association)
  • Feb 14 Andrew Robinson, American actor
  • Feb 14 Ricardo Rodríguez, Mexican racing driver (d. 1962)
  • Feb 14 Michael Bloomberg, American philanthropist, politician, and CEO of Bloomberg L.P., born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Feb 16 Gabriel Brncic, composer

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Feb 16 Kim Jong-il, Supreme Leader of North Korea (1994-2011), born in Vyatskoye, Soviet Union [disputed birth place and birth date, 1941] (d. 2011)

Supreme Leader and Dictator of North Korea Kim Jong-il
Supreme Leader and Dictator of North Korea
Kim Jong-il
  • Feb 17 Huey Newton, Black Panther leader
  • Feb 19 Ken Kramer [Kenneth Bentley Kramer], former American Republican member of the House of Representatives, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Feb 20 Charlie Gillett, Lancashire, rock broadcaster (Sound of the City)
  • Feb 20 Claude Miller, director (Garde a Vue, Little Thief, Wild Child), (d. 2012)
  • Feb 20 David O'Dowd, Chief Constable (Northamptonshire)

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Feb 20 Mitch McConnell, American politician, (Senator-R-KY, 1985-, and Senate Majority Leader 2015- ), born in Sheffield, Alabama

US Senator Mitch McConnell
US Senator
Mitch McConnell
  • Feb 20 Peter Strauss, Croton-on-Hudson NY, actor (Rich Man Poor Man)

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Feb 20 Phil Esposito, Canadian NHL center, GM (Bruins, Rangers), born in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

NHL Star Phil Esposito
NHL Star
Phil Esposito
  • Feb 21 Margarethe Von Trotta, actress/director (Marianne), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Feb 22 Christine Keeler, English model and showgirl (Profumo affair), born in Uxbridge
  • Feb 23 Beau Boulter, (Rep-R-TX, 1985- )
  • Feb 23 Colin Sanders, founder (Solid State Logic)
  • Feb 23 John Lewis, Head Master (Eton College)
  • Feb 24 David K Williamson, Australian screenplay/playwright (Removalists)
  • Feb 24 Joe Lieberman, (Sen-D Connecticut)
  • Feb 24 Paul Jones, England, rocker (Manfried Mann-Mighty Quinn)
  • Feb 24 Stuart Henry, British disc jockey
  • Feb 24 Colin Bond, Australian racing driver
  • Feb 26 Adriaan van Dis, author/TV-host (Nathan Sid, In Africa)
  • Feb 26 Joop van den Ende, director (Alsmeer Studio)
  • Feb 27 Charlayne Hunter-Gault, Due West SC, news reporter (McNeil-Lehrer)
  • Feb 27 Robert H. Grubbs, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
  • Feb 27 Michel Forget, French Canadian actor
  • Feb 28 Frank Bonner, actor (WKRP, Hoax, You Can't Hurry Love), born in Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Feb 28 Brian Jones [Lewis Brian Hopkins Jones], English musician (Rolling Stones), born in Gloucestershire, England (d. 1969)
  • Feb 28 Dino Zoff, Italian footballer