On This Day

Musicians Born in February 1931

  • Feb 6 Mamie Van Doren, American actress, model, singer, and sex symbol (Teacher's Pet, The Navy vs. the Night Monsters), born in Rowena, South Dakota
  • Feb 8 Shadia [Fatmah Ahmed Kamal Shaker], Egyptian actress and singer Midaq Alley, The Thief and the Dogs), born in Sharqia Governorate, Egypt, birth date disputed (d. 2017)
  • Feb 9 Xavier Benguerel, Catalan composer (Llibre Vermell; Jo, Dalí), born in Barcelona, Spain (d. 2017)
  • Feb 10 Gerhard Rosenfeld, German opera and film score composer, born in Königsberg (d. 2003)
  • Feb 10 Makoto Shinohara, Japanese composer, born in Osaka, Japan
  • Feb 11 Bobby Lamb, Irish jazz trombonist, composer, and conductor, born in Cork, Irish Free State
  • Feb 14 Phyllis McGuire, American pop vocalist (McGuire Sisters - "Sincerely"; "Sugartime"), born in Middletown, Ohio (d. 2020)
  • Feb 16 Ken Takakura [Goichi Oda], Japanese actor and singer (Black Rain, Story of Antarctic), born in Nakama, Fukuoka (d. 2014)
  • Feb 18 Dieter Schonbach, composer
  • Feb 24 Dominic Chianese, American actor, singer, and musician (The Sopranos, The Godfather Part II), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Feb 26 Francisco Kroepfl, Argentinian composer, born in Timișoara, Romania

About February 1931

How Old? 89 or 90 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Horse (Feb 1 - Feb 16), Goat/Sheep (Feb 17 - Feb 28)
Star Signs: Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18), Pisces (Feb 19 - Mar 20)