On This Day

Famous People Born in February 1951

  • Feb 1 Andrew Smith, British politician, born in Wokingham, United Kingdom
  • Feb 1 Clide "Sonny" Landreth, American blues and zydeco slide guitar player, born in Canton, Mississippi
  • Feb 2 Alphonso Johnson, American jazz bassist, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 2 Kim Zimmer, actress (Guiding Light, Doctors, One Life to Live), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Feb 2 Ken Bruce, Scottish broadcaster (The Ken Bruce Show), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Feb 3 Felipe Munoz, Mexican 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic gold 1968)
  • Feb 3 Eugenijus Riabovas, Lithuanian football manager
  • Feb 3 Blaise Compaoré, Burkinabé politician, born in Ziniare, Burkina Faso
  • Feb 4 Patrick Bergin, Irish actor
  • Feb 4 Dariush Eghbali, Iranian singer and musician, born in Tehran, Iran
  • Feb 4 Stan Papi, American baseball player
  • Feb 5 Elizabeth Swados, American composer and playwright (1972 TONY), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 2016)
  • Feb 6 Maria Christina, Belgian princess & daughter of Leopold III, born in Brussels, Belgium
  • Feb 6 Marco Antônio, Brazilian footballer, born in Santos, Brazil
  • Feb 6 Margo [Margeret Catherine O'Donnell], Irish singer, born in County Donegal, Ireland
  • Feb 6 Jacques Villeret, French film actor, born in Loches, France (d. 2005)
  • Feb 7 Benny Ayala, baseball player
  • Feb 7 Manfred Schumann, German FR, bobsled (Olympic-silver/bronze-1976)
  • Feb 8 Camille LaPierre, NHLer
  • Feb 8 Z'EV, American text/sound artist (born Stefan Weisser)
  • Feb 9 Dennis "D.T." Thomas, American R&B saxophonist (Kool & Gang - "Celebration")
  • Feb 9 Jay Inslee, American politician, Governor of Washington (2013-), Rep-D-Washington (1993-5, 1999-2012), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Feb 9 Penny Peyser, American actress (Rich Man Poor Man, Knots Landing), born in Irvington, New York
  • Feb 9 David Pomeranz, American singer, composer, lyricist, and writer for musical theater ("On This Day"), born in New York City
  • Feb 10 Roxanne Pulitzer, author (Prize Pulitzer), born in Glendale, California
  • Feb 10 Zeudi Araya, Asmara Ethiopia, Miss Ethiopia (1969)
  • Feb 10 Bob [Robert] Iger, American entertainment executive (CEO of The Walt Disney Company), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 12 Steven Parent, Manson murder victim (d. 1969)
  • Feb 12 Gil Moore, Canadian hard rock drummer and vocalist (Triumph) and recording studio owner (Metalworks), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Feb 13 David Naughton, American actor (My Sister Sam, Separate Vacations), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Feb 13 Greg Fulginiti, American recording & mastering engineer, born in North Wildwood, New Jersey
  • Feb 14 Kevin Keegan, English soccer forward, manager (England 63 caps, Liverpool, Newcastle United), born in Armthorpe, Doncaster
  • Feb 14 Michael Doucet, singer & musician (Beausoleil)
  • Feb 14 JoJo Starbuck, American ice skater, born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Feb 14 Sylvain Sylvain [Mizrahi], Egyptian-American rock guitarist (New York Dolls), born in Cairo, Egypt (d. 2021)
  • Feb 15 Jane Seymour [Joyce Frankenberg], British actress (Live and Let Die, Somewhere in Time, Dr Quinn), born in London, England
  • Feb 15 Melissa Manchester, American pop singer (Don't Cry Out Loud), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Feb 16 William Katt, American actor (Greatest American Hero, Carrie), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 16 Larry Finch, American college basketball coach (University of Memphis 1986-97), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 2011)
  • Feb 16 Super Chikan [James Johnson], American blues guitarist (Chikadelic), born in Darling, Mississippi
  • Feb 18 Isabel Preysler, Philippines-born Spanish socialite, born in Manila, Philippines
  • Feb 19 Stephen Nichols, actor (Witchboard, Days of our Lives), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Feb 19 Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri (Db), Pakistani Islamic Sufi Scholar
  • Feb 19 Alan Merrill [Allan Sachs], American vocalist and songwriter (The Arrows -"I Love Rock 'n' Roll"), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2020)
  • Feb 20 Edward Albert, actor (Jeff-Falcon Crest, Butterflies are Free), born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestGordon Brown

Feb 20 Gordon Brown, British Labour Prime Minister (2007–10), born in Giffnock, Scotland

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown
British Prime Minister
Gordon Brown
  • Feb 20 Kathy Baillie, American country vocalist (Baille Boys-Oh Heart), born in Morristown, New Jersey
  • Feb 20 Phil Neal, English soccer player
  • Feb 20 Randy California [Wolfe], American guitarist (Spirit), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1997)
  • Feb 20 Patrice Fisher, American jazz, pop, and Celtic harpist, and teacher, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Feb 21 John Parker, New Zealand cricketer (NZ batsman of 70s), born in Dannevirke, New Zealand
  • Feb 21 Vince Welnick, American rock keyboardist (The Tubes - "Talk To Ya Later"; Grateful Dead, 1990-95), born in Phoenix, Arizona (d. 2003)
  • Feb 22 Harley O. Staggers Jr., American politician (Rep-D-WV, 1983- ), born in Washington, D.C
  • Feb 22 Elaine Tanner, Canadian swimmer (1966 Commonwealth Games, 1968 Olympics), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Feb 23 Ed "Too Tall" Jones, American NFL defensive end (Pro Bowl, All Pro 1981-83; Super Bowl 1977; Dallas Cowboys), born in Jackson, Tennessee
  • Feb 23 Nicholas Kenyon, controller (BBC Radio 3)
  • Feb 23 Patricia Richardson, American actress (Double Trouble, Home Improvement), born in Bethesda, Maryland
  • Feb 24 Derek Randall, cricketer (England batsman & animated cover fieldsman)
  • Feb 24 Helen Shaver, Ontario Canada, actress (WIOU, Praise of Older Women)
  • Feb 24 Debra Jo Rupp, American actress
  • Feb 25 Don Quarrie, Jamaican runner
  • Feb 25 James Brown, American sportscaster (CBS News, The NFL Today), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Feb 25 César Cedeño, Dominican baseball player
  • Feb 27 Lee Atwater, Republican National Committee Chairman (1989-91), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 1991)
  • Feb 27 Steve Harley, English rocker (Come Up & See Me), born in Kent, England
  • Feb 27 Stathis Psaltis, Greek actor, born in Velo, Greece (d. 2017)
  • Feb 28 Gustavo Thoeni, Italian giant slalom (Olympic gold 1972)
  • Feb 28 Karsan Ghavri, cricketer (Indian lefty medium pacer early 80s)
  • Feb 28 Bill Cratty, American modern dancer and choreographer, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1998)

About February 1951

How Old? 70 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Tiger (Feb 1 - Feb 5), Rabbit (Feb 6 - Feb 28)
Star Signs: Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18), Pisces (Feb 19 - Mar 20)