February 19

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Birthdays


Nicolaus Copernicus (Mikolaj Kopernick) 1473 - Polish astronomer, known for the Copernican theory: the sun is the center of our universe


David Garrick 1717 - Actor, playwright


Sven Hedin (Sven Anders Hedin) 1865 - Explorer, geographer


Sir Cedric Hardwicke 1893 - Actor ("The Hunchhback of Notre Dame", "The Ten Commandments")


Louis Calhern (Carl Henry Vogt) 1895 - Actor ("The Count of Monte Cristo", "Blackboard Jungle")


Nydia Westman 1902 - Actress ("Strange Justice", "The Velvet Touch")


John Bubbles (John William Sublett) 1902 - Actor ("Porgy and Bess"[1953 on Broadway], "Cabin in the Sky")


Susan Fleming 1909 - ("Range Feud")


Merle Oberon (Thompson) 1911 - Actress ("Wuthering Heights", "The Oscar")


Stan Kenton 1912


Dick Siebert (Richard Walther Siebert) 1912 - Baseball player


Eddie Arcaro 1916 - Jockey, won two Triple Crowns (1941, 1928)


Carson McCullers 1917 - Author ("The Member of the Wedding", "Reflections in a Golden Eye")


Lee Marvin 1924 - Actor ("The Caine Mutiny", "The Dirty Dozen", "Delta Force")


John Frankenheimer 1930 - Director


Russ Nixon 1935 - Baseball player


Bob Engemann 1936 - Singer (The Lettermen)


Carlin Glynn 1940


Smokey Robinson 1940 - Singer (Smokey Robinson & the Miracles)


Bobby Rogers 1940 - Singer (Smokey Robinson & the Miracles)


Paul Krause 1942 - Football player


Bob Menne 1942 - Golfer


Lou Christie (Lugee Alfredo Giovanni Sacco) 1943 - Singer


Michael Nader 1945


Bruce Fairbairn 1947 - Actor


Mark Andes (Spirit) 1948


Tony Iommi 1948 - Musician (Black Sabbath)


Amy Tan 1952 - Author


Francis Buchholz 1954 - Musician (Scorpions)


Eddie Brown 1952 - Football player


Jeff Daniels 1955 - Actor ("The Purple Rose of Cairo", "Terms of Endearment")


Ray Winstone 1957 - Actor


Peter Holsapple (dB's) 1956


Dave Wakeling (English Beat, General Public, Bang!) 1956


Lorraine Crook 1957


Falco (Johann Holzel) 1957 - Singer


Prince Andrew 1960 - British Duke of York


Hana Mandlikova 1962 - Tennis player


Seal 1963 - Singer (Seal Henry Olusegun Olumide Adeola Samuel)


Justine Bateman 1966 - Actress ("Family Ties")


Benicio Del Toro 1967 - Actor


Haylie Duff 1985 - Singer, actress ("7th Heaven")


Victoria Justice 1993 - Singer, actress ("Victorious")


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