Birthdays in History in February 1955

  • Feb 1 Kate Ashbrook, general secretary (Open Spaces Society)
  • Feb 1 Virginia "Ginny" Leng [Elliott], British eventer (1986 World Champion)
  • Feb 3 Stephen Euin Cobb, American novelist
  • Feb 3 Kirsty Wark, British broadcast journalist
  • Feb 4 Mikuláš Dzurinda, Slovak Prime minister
  • Feb 7 Mario Coutinho, Brazilian physician

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Feb 8 John Grisham, American writer (Client, Firm, Pelican Brief), born in Jonesboro, Arkansas

Writer John Grisham
Writer
John Grisham
  • Feb 13 Joe Birkett, American lawyer
  • Feb 14 R Jeremy H Lascelles, grandson of English princess Mary
  • Feb 14 Carol Kalish, American publishing executive (d. 1991)
  • Feb 15 Bev Francis, Australia, world women's power-lifting champion
  • Feb 15 Clive Aslet, British editor (Country Life)
  • Feb 16 Guy Gallo, writer (Under the Volcano), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

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Feb 17 Mo Yan, Chinese novelist and nobel laureate (Red Sorghum Clan, The Republic of Wine), born in Gaomi, Shandong, China

Novelist Mo Yan
Novelist
Mo Yan
  • Feb 18 Miles Tredinnick, English playwright
  • Feb 21 Sir Steven Fayburgh, British diplomat

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Feb 24 Steve Jobs, American computer entrepreneur and co-founder of Apple, born in San Francisco, California (d. 2011)

Apple Co-founder Steve Jobs
Apple Co-founder
Steve Jobs