On This Day

Famous People Born in February 1935

  • Feb 1 Ruth Clarke, Moderator (General Assembly of the United Reform Church)
  • Feb 1 Vladimir Viktorovich Aksyonov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 22, T-2)
  • Feb 2 Pete Brown, American golfer (first African-American to win on PGA Tour, Waco 1964), born in Port Gibson, Mississippi (d. 2015)
  • Feb 3 Johnny "Guitar" Watson, rock guitarist
  • Feb 4 Martti Talvela, Hiitola Karelia Finland, operatic basso
  • Feb 4 Wallis Mathias, cricketer (1st non-Muslim to play for Pakistan)
  • Feb 5 Alex Harvey, rocker (Just Visiting This Planet)
  • Feb 5 John J "Jannie" Geldenhuys, supreme commander South African army
  • Feb 7 Herb Kohl, (Sen-D Wisconsin)
  • Feb 8 Vincent Weir 3rd baron Inverforth, Scottish shipping magnate
  • Feb 10 Conrad Klapheck, German painter (typewriters)
  • Feb 10 Salvator Pueyo, composer
  • Feb 10 Theodore Antoniou, Greek conductor and composer (Paean, Celebration), born in Athens (d. 2018)
  • Feb 11 Bent Lorentzen, composer
  • Feb 11 Gene Vincent, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Be-Bop-A-Lula), born in Norfolk, Virginia (d. 1971)
  • Feb 12 Gene McDaniels, American vocalist (A Hundred Pounds Of Clay), songwriter (I Feel Like Making Love) and actor (Young Swingers), born in Kansas City, Kansas (d. 2011)

  • Feb 12 Ken Still, American golfer (3 PGA Tour titles), born in Tacoma, Washington (d. 2017)
  • Feb 13 Tommy Jacobs, American golfer (4 PGA Tour titles), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Feb 13 Dr. Don Panoz, American entrepreneur and motorsports impresario (ALMS)
  • Feb 14 Christine CT "Christel" Adelaar, Dutch actress (Pipo the Clown)
  • Feb 14 David Wilson, Scottish administrator and 27th Governor of Hong Kong (1987-92), born in Alloa, Scotland
  • Feb 14 Mickey Wright, American golfer (13 major titles; 82 LPGA Tour wins), born in San Diego, California (d. 2020)
  • Feb 15 John R Block, US Secretary of Agriculture (1981-86)
  • Feb 15 Roger B Chaffee, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut, born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • Feb 15 Susan Brownmiller, feminist author (Against Our Wills), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Feb 16 Brian Bedford, English actor (Anthony-Coronet Blue), born in Morley, West Yorkshire (d. 2016)
  • Feb 16 Robin Clark, chemist (FRS)
  • Feb 16 Salvatore "Sonny" Bono, American actor, musician, vocalist, (Sonny & Cher) and politician (Rep-R-Ca, 1995-98), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1998)
  • Feb 16 Kenneth Price, ceramic artist and print maker (Hot Bottoms, Tamed), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2012)
  • Feb 17 Johnny Bush, country singer
  • Feb 17 Christina Pickles, UK-born American actress
  • Feb 18 Bosko Petrovic, Croatian jazz musician, founder of the Zagreb Jazz Quartet, born in Bjelovar (d. 2011)
  • Feb 18 Savvas Theodoridis, Greek soccer goalkeeper (12 caps; Olympiacos), born in Athens, Greece (d. 2020)
  • Feb 18 Michel Aoun, President of Lebanon (2016-present), born in Haret Hreik, Lebanon
  • Feb 20 Raven Wilkinson, American ballerina, first African American woman to dance with major ballet company, born in New York City (d. 2018)
  • Feb 21 Mark McManus, Scottish actor (Taggart, Nightstick, 2000 Weeks, 12th Night), born in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire
  • Feb 21 Jean Pelletier, French Canadian political operative
  • Feb 22 Ineke Haas-Berger, Dutch politician (PvdA), born in Abcoude-Baambrugge, Netherlands

Person of interestSally Jessy Raphael

Feb 25 Sally Jessy Raphael, American TV talk show host (Sally), born in Easton, Pennsylvania

TV Talk Show Host Sally Jessy Raphael
TV Talk Show Host
Sally Jessy Raphael
  • Feb 27 Alberto Remedios, British opera & concert singer, born in Liverpool, England (d. 2016)
  • Feb 27 Mirella Freni, Italian lyric soprano (Madame Butterfly), born in Modena, Italy (d. 2020)
  • Feb 28 Clive Halse, cricketer (South African fast bowler on 1963-64 Aust/NZ tour)

About February 1935

How Old? 85 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Dog (Feb 1 - Feb 3), Pig (Feb 4 - Feb 28)
Star Signs: Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18), Pisces (Feb 19 - Mar 20)