On This Day

Famous People Born in February 1953

  • Feb 1 Andy Mill, American alpine skier (non-placed Olympics, World C'ships; ex-husband of tennis player Chris Evert), born in Fort Collins, Colorado
  • Feb 2 James Mndaweni, South African worker's union leader/president (NACTU)
  • Feb 2 Penny Pulz, Australian golfer (Dinah Shore runner-up 1978), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Feb 2 Duane Chapman, American bounty hunter
  • Feb 3 Savvas Tsitouridis, Greek politician
  • Feb 4 Svetlana Ulmasova, USSR, 3K (world title 1978)
  • Feb 4 Kitarō, Japanese New Age composer (Thinking of You), born in Toyohashi, Japan
  • Feb 4 Jerome Powell, American Chair of the US Federal Reserve (2018-), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Feb 5 John Beilein, American basketball head coach (Cleveland Cavaliers 2019; University of Michigan 2007-19), born in Burt, New York
  • Feb 6 Susie Hutchison, American equestrian show jumper (Olymp-96), born in Flintridge, California
  • Feb 7 Robert Brazile "Dr. Doom", NFL player (Houston Oilers), born in Mobile, Alabama
  • Feb 7 Dan Quisenberry, American MLB player (5-time AL saves leader), born in Santa Monica, California, (d. 1998)
  • Feb 8 Mary Steenburgen, Newport Ark, actress (Parenthood, Time After Time)
  • Feb 8 Roger Clavet, Québécois politician
  • Feb 9 André Sevard, Canadian NHL player, born in Témiscaming, Quebec
  • Feb 9 Gary Franks, (Rep-R-Connecticut)

  • Feb 9 Gabriel Rotello, American television documentary producer
  • Feb 10 Carl Stone, American electronic composer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 10 John Shirley, American sci-fi author (Eclipse Penumbra, Eclipse Corona), born in Houston, Texas
  • Feb 11 Alan Rubin, American musician (Blues Brothers) known as "Mr Fabulous", born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2011)
  • Feb 11 Philip Anglim, American actor (Dane-Thorn Birds), born in San Francisco, California
  • Feb 11 Stephen Thorne, American naval officer, born in Frankfurt, Germany

Person of interestJeb Bush

Feb 11 John Ellis "Jeb" Bush, American politician (Governor of Florida (R) 1999-2007), born in Midland, Texas

Governor of Florida Jeb Bush
Governor of Florida
Jeb Bush
  • Feb 12 Joanna Kerns, [de Varona], actress (Maggie-Growing Pains), born in San Francisco, California
  • Feb 12 Nabil Shaban, British actor
  • Feb 12 Robin Thomas, American actor
  • Feb 13 Sharon Wyatt, American actress (Tiffany-General Hospital), born in Lebanon, Tennessee
  • Feb 13 Suleiman Nyambui, Tanzanian runner (world record 5k indoor), born in Tanzania
  • Feb 13 Rico J. Puno, Filipino pop singer, born in Manila, Philippines (d. 2018)
  • Feb 14 Wayne Siegel, composer
  • Feb 14 Carmine Rojas, American composer, musical director and bass guitarist (David Bowie, Joe Bonamassa), born in Brooklyn, New York City
  • Feb 15 Derek Conway, British MP
  • Feb 15 Tony Adams, Irish film producer (d. 2005)
  • Feb 16 Andre St Lauren, NHLer
  • Feb 16 George Martin, NFL defensive back (NY Giants), born in Greenville, South Carolina
  • Feb 16 Janice Dickinson, American model (Vogue) and TV personality (America's Next Top Model), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • Feb 16 Roberta Williams, video game designer (Mystery House, Sierra Entertainment), born in La Verne, California
  • Feb 18 Derek Pellicci, English-born Australian rock drummer (Little River Band-Help Is On Its Way), born in London, United Kingdom
  • Feb 18 Robin "Robbie" Bachman, Canadian drummer (BTO-You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet, Brave Belt), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Feb 19 Bill Kirchenbauer, actor/comedian (Coach-Just the 10 of Us)
  • Feb 19 Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, President of Argentina (2007-2015), born in La Plata, Buenos Aires
  • Feb 20 Carol Cummins, Clintwood Va, 2nd of 5 siblings born on 2/20
  • Feb 20 Riccardo Chailly, conductor (West Berlin Symph Orchestra), born in Milan, Italy
  • Feb 20 Poison Ivy, American musician (The Cramps)
  • Feb 21 Christine Ebersole, American actress (SNL, Valerie, Tootsie), born in Patk Forest, Illinois
  • Feb 21 William L Petersen, actor (Return to Lonesome Dove)
  • Feb 22 Graham Lewis, English musician (Wire), born in Grantham, United Kingdom
  • Feb 22 Nigel Planer, British actor, born in Westminster, London
  • Feb 23 Sallie L Baliunas, astrophysicist
  • Feb 23 Satoru Nakajima, Japanese racing driver
  • Feb 25 Garrett Glaser, entertainment correspondent (Entertainment Tonight)
  • Feb 25 José María Aznar, former Prime Minister of Spain
  • Feb 25 Kim Yeong-cheol, South Korean actor
  • Feb 26 Bree Walker, American news anchor (WNBC TV, KNBC TV), born in Oakland, California
  • Feb 26 Michael Bolton, American rock vocalist (That's What Love Is All About), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Feb 28 Ricky "Dragon" Steamboat, [Richard Blood], wrestler (NWA/WWF/WCW/AWA)
  • Feb 28 Ingo Hoffmann, Brazilian racing driver

Person of interestPaul Krugman

Feb 28 Paul Krugman, American economist and New York Times columnist (Nobel Prize in Economics 2008), born in Albany, New York

Economist Paul Krugman
Economist
Paul Krugman

About February 1953

How Old? 67 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Dragon (Feb 1 - Feb 13), Snake (Feb 14 - Feb 28)
Star Signs: Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18), Pisces (Feb 19 - Mar 20)