Famous People Born in February 1959

  • Feb 1 Mike Horan, American NFL punter (Pro Bowl 1988; All-Pro 1988, Denver Broncos; Super Bowl 1999, St. Louis Rams), born in Orange, California
  • Feb 1 Ottmar Liebert, German guitarist, songwriter, and producer (Nouveau Flamenco), born Cologne, Germany
  • Feb 1 Wade Wilson, American NFL quarterback, 1981-1998 (Dallas Cowboys - Super Bowl 1995, Minnesota Vikings - Pro Bowl 1988, and 3 other teams), born in Greenville, Texas (d. 2019)
  • Feb 3 (Laurence) "Lol" Tolhurst, British rock keyboardist and drummer/drum machine player (The Cure, 1978-89 - "Boys Don't Cry" "The Lovecats"), born in Horley, England
  • Feb 3 Molly Killingbeck, Jamaica, 4X400m relayer (Olympic silver 1984)
  • Feb 3 Thomas Calabro, American actor (Michael Mancini-Melrose Place), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Feb 3 Yasuharu Konishi, Japanese musician, composer, and record producer (Pizzicato Five), born in Sapporo, Japan

Lawrence TaylorLawrence Taylor (63 years old)

Feb 4 American NFL player considered the greatest linebacker in history (NY Giants), born in Williamsburg, Virginia

  • Feb 4 Tsitsi Dangarembga, Zimbabwean writer (Nervous Conditions) and playwright, born in Mutoko, Southern Rhodesia
  • Feb 4 Zenani Mandela, daughter of Nelson & Winnie Mandela
  • Feb 5 Glenn Dubis, American sport shooter (Olympics 1984, 88, 96), born in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Feb 5 Jennifer Granholm, Canadian-American politician, born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Feb 6 Ken Nelson, English record producer, born in Liverpool, England
  • Feb 7 Brian Travers, British rock saxophonist (UB40 - "Red, Red Wine"), born in Birmingham, England (d. 2021)
  • Feb 7 Sammy Lee, English footballer (Liverpool), born in Liverpool, England
  • Feb 8 Heinz Gunthardt, Swiss tennis star
  • Feb 8 Irina Kalinina, Soviet, springboard diver (Olympic gold 1980)
  • Feb 8 Mauricio Macri, Argentine politician and President of Argentina (2015-present), born in Tandil, Buenos Aires
  • Feb 9 Ali Bongo Ondimba, President of Gabon (2009-), born in Brazzaville, French Equatorial Africa
  • Feb 10 Fernando Chalana, Portuguese soccer winger (27 caps; Benfica, Bordeaux), born in Barreiro, Portugal (d. 2022)
  • Feb 10 Lisa McPherson, former Scientologist (d. 1995)
  • Feb 10 Tonga Fifita [Tonga 'Uli'uli Fifita], Tongan wrestler (WCW/WAR/WWF, Ming, Haku, Islanders), born in Nukuʻalofa, Tonga
  • Feb 12 Nancy Remy, reporter (NYC's Shadow Traffic)
  • Feb 12 Omar Hakim, American jazz-fusion and session drummer (Weather Report, 1982-86; Dire Straits - "Brothers In Arms"), arranger, and composer, born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 12 Sigrid Thornton, Australian actress (Amelia Lawson-Guns of Paradise), born in Canberra, Australia
  • Feb 13 Gaston Gingras, Canadian ice hockey defenceman
  • Feb 13 Gord Hampson, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Feb 14 Anny Schilder, Dutch pop singer (BZN, 1976-84 - "Mon Amour"), born in Volendam, Netherlands
  • Feb 14 Renée Fleming, American opera singer & soprano, born in Indiana, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 15 Alistar "Ali" Campbell, British reggae vocalist and guitarist (UB40, 1978-2008 - "Red Red Wine"), born in Birmingham, England.
  • Feb 15 Guy De Alwis, cricket wicket-keeper (Sri Lankan mid 80s)
  • Feb 15 Hugo Savinovich, Ecuadorian sports commentator and wrestler, born in Guayaquil, Ecuador
  • Feb 15 Joe Hesketh, MLB player (Boston Red Sox), born in Lackawanna, New York
  • Feb 16 (Peter) Kelly Tripucka, American NBA forward, 1981-91, 2X All-Star (Detroit Pistons, Utah Jazz, Cahrlotte Hornets), born in Glenn Ridge New Jersey

John McEnroeJohn McEnroe (63 years old)

Feb 16 American tennis player (US Open 1979-81, 84 / Wimbledon 1981, 83, 84), born in Wiesbaden, Germany

  • Feb 17 Aryeh Deri, Israeli rabbi and politician
  • Feb 17 Rowdy Gaines, American swimmer (Olympic gold 100m, 4x100m relay, 4x100m medley 1984; 5 x World C'ship gold 1978, 82) and broadcaster (NBC), born in Winter Haven, Florida

Roger GoodellRoger Goodell (63 years old)

Feb 19 American NFL Commissioner, born in Jamestown, New York

  • Feb 20 Bill Gullickson, American MLB baseball pitcher, 1979-94 (Montreal Expos, Detroit Tigers, and 2 other teams), born in Marshall, Minnesota
  • Feb 20 Scott Brayton, American auto racer (4 x top 10 finishes Indianapolis 500; 2 x pole), born in Coldwater, Michigan (d. 1996)
  • Feb 21 José María Cano, Spanish pop musician (Mecano, 1982-98 - "Hoy No Me Puedo Levantar"), composer (Luna), and visual artist, born in Madrid, Spain
  • Feb 22 Jiří Čunek, Czech politician, born in Zlín, Czechia
  • Feb 22 Kyle MacLachlan, American actor (Blue Velvet, Dune, Twin Peaks), born in Yakima, Washington
  • Feb 22 Susan Benjamin, American actress (Tracy-Accidental Family), born in San Marino, California
  • Feb 23 Linda Nolan, Irish-British pop singer (The Nolans - "I'm In the Mood for Dancing"), and stage actress, born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Feb 24 Beth Broderick, Falmouth KY, actress (Aunt Zelda-Sabrina)
  • Feb 24 Michael Whitney, Australian cricket fast bowler (12 Tests, 39 wickets, BB 7/27; 38 ODIs, 46 wickets; NSWCA, Gloucestershire CCC), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Feb 25 Carl Marotte, Canadian actor
  • Feb 25 Mike Peters, Welsh rock singer (Alarm - "Rain In the Summertime"; Big Country,2010-13), born in Prestatyn, Wales
  • Feb 26 Rolando Blackman, American basketball player, born in Panama City, Panama
  • Feb 28 Sydney P Mufamadi, South African leader (SACP)

About February 1959

How Old? 63 or 64 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Dog (Feb 1 - Feb 7), Pig (Feb 8 - Feb 28)
Star Signs: Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18), Pisces (Feb 19 - Mar 20)