On This Day

Famous People Born in February 1954

  • Feb 1 Billy Mumy, American actor (Will Robinson-Lost in Space, Dear Brigitte), born in San Gabriel, California
  • Feb 1 Chuck Dukowski, American musician (Black Flag), born in Long Beach, California
  • Feb 2 Christie Brinkley [Ex-Mrs Billy Joel], American model and actress (SI, Vacation), born in Monroe, Michigan
  • Feb 2 Jayantha Amerasinghe, cricketer (2 Tests for Sri Lanka v NZ 1983)
  • Feb 2 Hansi Hinterseer, Austrian singer, actor, former skier
  • Feb 3 Tiger Williams, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Feb 5 Roseanne Katan, American model, actress and Playboy playmate (Sep 1978), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 5 Cliff Martinez, American musician, born in the Bronx, New York
  • Feb 6 Scott Kempner, American rhythm guitarist (Del-Lords), born in the Bronx, New York
  • Feb 7 Miguel Ferrer, actor (Robocop, NCIS LA), born in Santa Monica, California (d. 2017)
  • Feb 7 Dieter Bohlen, German pop singer-songwriter, record producer, and television personality, born in Berne, West Germany
  • Feb 7 Brian Morton, Scottish writer
  • Feb 9 Ulrich Walter, German FR, cosmonaut
  • Feb 9 Mary Jo Duffy, American comic book writer and editor
  • Feb 9 Christopher Gardner, American entrepreneur
  • Feb 9 Kevin Warwick, Cyborg Scientist
  • Feb 9 Gina Rhinehart, Australian mining magnate (Australia's richest person), born in Perth, Western Australia
  • Feb 10 Larry McWilliams, American major baseball pitcher, 1978-90, born in Wichita, Kansas
  • Feb 11 Noriyuki Asakura, Japanese composer, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Feb 11 Wesley Strick, American screenwriter, born in New York
  • Feb 12 Tzimis Panousis, Greek musician and stand-up comedian
  • Feb 12 Philip Zimmermann, US cryptographer, born in Camden, New Jersey

Person of interestMatt Groening

Feb 15 Matt Groening, American cartoonist and writer (Life in Hell, The Simpsons, Futurama), born in Portland, Oregon

Cartoonist Matt Groening
Cartoonist
Matt Groening
  • Feb 15 Pamela Theresa Jiles, American 4X400m relayer (Olympic silver 1976), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Feb 15 Brad Little, American politician, Governor of Idaho (2019-), born in Emmett, Idaho
  • Feb 16 Iain [Menzies] Banks, UK, sci-fi author (Wasp Factory), (d. 2013)
  • Feb 16 Michael Holding, cricket fast bowler (Whispering Death-Awesome for WI)
  • Feb 16 Margaux Hemingway, actress (Lipstick, They Call Me Bruce), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Feb 17 Rene Russo, American model and actress (Ransom), born in Burbank, California

Person of interestJohn Travolta

Feb 18 John Travolta, American actor (Welcome Back, Kotter; Saturday Night Fever; Pulp Fiction), and singer (Grease - "You're The One That I Want"), born in Englewood, New Jersey

  • Feb 19 Frances Bucholz, rocker (Scorpions-Wind of Change)
  • Feb 19 Sócrates [Socrates Brasileiro Sampaio de Sousa Vieira de Oliveira], Brazilian soccer midfielder (60 caps, 22 goals Brazil; Corinthians), born in Belém, Brazil (d. 2011)
  • Feb 19 Michael Gira, American rock singer-songwriter, and musician (Swans; Angels of Light.0, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 20 Anthony Stewart Head, actor (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Feb 20 Jon Brant, American rock bassist (Cheap Trick, 1981-87), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Feb 20 Patty Hearst Shaw, famous kidnap hostage (Tanya), born in San Francisco, California
  • Feb 20 Vasili Vasilyevich Tsibliyev, Russian colonel and cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-17, TM-25), born in Orekhovka, Crimea, USSR
  • Feb 21 Ivo van Damme, Belgian 800/1500m dash (Olympic silver 1976)
  • Feb 22 Jean-Philippe Vassal, French architect (Lacaton & Vassal, Pritzker Prize 2021), born in Casablanca, Morocco
  • Feb 23 Viktor Yushchenko, President of Ukraine
  • Feb 24 Constantine Phipps, 5th Marquess of Normanby
  • Feb 24 Plastic Bertrand [Roger François Jouret], Belgian singer (Ça plane pour moi), born in Brussels, Belgium
  • Feb 25 Steve Rixon, Australian cricket wicket-keeper (1977-85)
  • Feb 25 John Doe, American musician
  • Feb 26 John Bolger, American actor (Capt Gabe McNamara-Another World), born in New York City

Person of interestRecep Tayyip Erdoğan

Feb 26 Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Prime Minister of Turkey, born in Kasımpaşa, Istanbul

President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
President of Turkey
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
  • Feb 27 Neal Schon, American rock guitarist (Journey-Open Arms, Bad English), born in Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma
  • Feb 27 JoAnn Falletta, American conductor (Virginia Symphony, 1991-2020; Buffalo Philharmonic, 1999-present), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Feb 28 Brian Billick, American football coach

About February 1954

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

Chinese Zodiac: Snake (Feb 1 - Feb 2), Horse (Feb 3 - Feb 28)
Star Signs: Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18), Pisces (Feb 19 - Mar 20)