On This Day

Famous People Born in February 1933

  • Feb 1 Reynolds Price, American writer (Strengthened by a Pale Green Light)
  • Feb 2 Than Shwe, ruler of Myanmar
  • Feb 2 Tony Jay, British-American actor, voice artist, and singer (Frollo- The Hunchback of Notre Dame), born in London, England (d. 2006)
  • Feb 3 Paul S Sarbanes, (Sen-D-MD, 1977- )
  • Feb 5 Jorn Donner, Helsinki Finland, director (Anna, Tenderness)
  • Feb 5 Nick Georgiade, American actor (Untouchables, Run Buddy Run), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 5 Ron Wilson, US percussionist (Joy of Cooking)
  • Feb 6 Leslie Crowther, English comedian & television presenter, born in West Bridgford, United Kingdom (d. 1996)
  • Feb 6 Walter E Fauntroy, American pastor & politician (Rep-D-DC, 1971- ), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Feb 7 John Anderton, English footballer
  • Feb 8 Elly Ameling, Rotterdam Holland, soprano (Ilya-Idomeneo)
  • Feb 9 Countess of Airlie [Virginia Ogilvy], Newport, New Jersey, American-born Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Elizabeth II
  • Feb 9 Jo Ann Prentice, American golfer (6 LPGA titles, US Open runner-up 1962), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Feb 9 Charles Williams, Lord Williams of Elvel
  • Feb 10 Don Wilson, American guitarist (The Ventures, Hawaii 5-0 Theme), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • Feb 11 Mildred Sampson, New Zealand distance runner (world marathon record 3:19:33 1964), born in Auckland, New Zealand

  • Feb 12 Costa-Gavras, director
  • Feb 12 Ivan Nikolayevich Anikeyev, Russian cosmonaut
  • Feb 12 Juanita [Ruth] Coulson, sci-fi author (Web of Wizardry, Space Trap)
  • Feb 13 Caroline Blakiston, actress (At Bertram's Hotel)
  • Feb 13 Emanuel Ungaro, French fashion designer (Neiman-Marcus Award-1969)
  • Feb 13 Kim Novak, [Marilyn], American actress (Vertigo, Of Human Bondage), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Feb 13 Paul Biya, Cameroon politician, President of Cameroon (1982- ), born in Mvomeka'a, Cameroon
  • Feb 14 Andrey Mikhaylovich Volkonsky, Russian composer, born in Geneva, Switzerland (d. 2008)
  • Feb 14 Bertram Jay Turetzky, US contrabassist, composer and educator, born in Norwich, Connecticut
  • Feb 14 Evelyn Ebsworth, Vice-Chancellor (Durham U), born in Richmond, United Kingdom (d. 2015)
  • Feb 14 Madhubala [Mumtaz Jehan Begum Dehlavi], Indian actress regarded as "The Venus of Indian Cinema", born in Delhi, India (d. 1969)
  • Feb 14 Richard "Dick" Yarmy, American actor (Get Smart, Arnie, Bone), born in NYC, New York (d. 1992)
  • Feb 15 Adolfo, Cardones Cuba, fashion designer (Nancy Reagan)
  • Feb 16 Elbert Dubenion, American football wide receiver and running back (AFL All Star 1964; Buffalo Bills), born in Griffin, Georgia (d. 2019)
  • Feb 17 Craig Thomas, American politician (Rep-R-Wyoming)
  • Feb 18 Sir Bobby Robson, English soccer forward, coach (20 caps; England manager 1982-90), born in Sacriston, County Durham (d. 2009)
  • Feb 18 Elly Belder-Ameling, Dutch soprano
  • Feb 18 Mary Ure, Scottish actress (Reflection of Fear, Windom's Way) (d. 1975), born in Glasgow, Scotland

Person of interestYoko Ono

Feb 18 Yoko Ono Lennon [Mrs John Lennon], Japanese singer & artist, born in Tokyo, Japan

Artist & Musician Yoko Ono
Artist & Musician
Yoko Ono
  • Feb 20 Hannes Postma, Dutch graphic artist

Person of interestNina Simone

Feb 21 Nina Simone [Eunice Waymon], American singer and civil rights activist (I Loves You, Porgy), born in Tyron, North Carolina (d. 2003)

Singer and Civil Rights Activist Nina Simone
Singer and Civil Rights Activist
Nina Simone
  • Feb 21 Bob Rafelson, American film director, screenwriter and producer (Five Easy Pieces, The Monkees), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 22 Katharine Lucy Mary Worsley, Duchess of Kent, born in Hovingham, United Kingdom
  • Feb 22 Louise Lopez, American singer (Odyssey), born in Connecticut (d. 2015)
  • Feb 22 Bobby Smith, English soccer centre forward (15 caps; Tottenham Hotspur 271 games, 176 goals), born in Lingdale, England
  • Feb 22 Joseph Lechleider, American electrical engineer (invented DSL /high speed internet technology), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2015)
  • Feb 23 Donna J. Stone, American poet (Wielder of Words), born in Ohio (d. 1994)
  • Feb 23 Lee Calhoun, Laurel, Mississippi, American 110m hurdler (Olympic gold 1956, 60)
  • Feb 24 Judah Folkman, American cancer researcher
  • Feb 26 Godfrey Cambridge, American actor (Cotton comes to Harlem), born in NYC, New York (d. 1976)
  • Feb 26 James Goldsmith, corporate raider (Referendum Party), born in Paris, France
  • Feb 27 Edward Lucie-Smith, British poet and poetry critic, born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Feb 27 Geoffrey Maitland Smith, CEO (Sears)
  • Feb 27 Malcolm Wallop, American politician (Sen-R-WY, 1977–1995), born in New York City (d. 2011)
  • Feb 27 Raymond Berry, American NFL hall of famer (Baltimore Colts), born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Feb 28 Robert Grondelaers, Belgian cyclist (d. 1989)
  • Feb 28 Miro Steržaj, Slovenian 9-pin bowler
  • Feb 28 Rein Taagepera, Estonian politician
  • Feb 28 Charles Vinci, American weightlifter (Olympic bantamweight gold 1956, 60), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2018)

About February 1933

How Old? 87 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Signs: Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18), Pisces (Feb 19 - Mar 20)