February 20

Today's:

Birthdays


William Prescott 1726 - American Revolutionary soldier, known for the quote "Don't fire until you see the white's of their eyes."


Joseph Jefferson 1829 - Actor ("Rip Van Winkle")


Ansel Adams 1902 - Artist


Aleksei Kosygin 1904 - Soviet premier from 1964-1980


Gale Gordon 1906 - Actor ("The Lucy Show")


Carl Stotz 1910 - Founded Little League baseball organization


John Daly 1914 - Reporter, TV host ("What's My Line")


Chick (Melvin) Harbert 1915 - Golfer


Kenneth H. Olsen 1926


Sidney Poitier 1927 - Actor ("Lilies of the Field", "To Sir With Love")


Gloria Vanderbilt 1924 - Fashion designer


Robert Altman 1925 - Director ("M*A*S*H")


Bob Richards 1926 - Olympic pole-vaulter


Roy Face (Roy Elroy Leon) 1928 - Baseball player


Amanda Blake (Beverly Louise Neill) 1929 - Actress ("Gunsmoke", "The Glass Slipper")


Patricia Smith 1930 - Actress ("Save the Tiger")


Bobby Unser 1934 - Race car driver


Marj Dusay 1936


Nancy Wilson 1937 - Singer


Roger Penske 1937 - Race car driver


Richard Beymer 1938 - Actor ("The Diary of Anne Frank", "West Side Story")


Barbara Ellis 1939 - Musician (Fleetwoods)


Buffy (Beverly) Sainte-Marie 1941 - Singer, songwriter


Clyde Wright 1941 - Baseball player


Phil Esposito 1942 - Hockey player


Sandy Duncan 1946 - Dancer, actress ("Peter Pan", "Roots")


Brenda Blethyn 1946


John W. Geils (J. Geils) 1946 - Musician (The J. Geils Band)


Peter Strauss 1947 - Actor ("Peter Gunn", "The Yearling")


Jennifer O'Neill 1948 - Actress ("Summer of '42")


Pierre Bouchard 1948 - Hockey player


Ivana Trump 1949


Walter Becker 1950 - Musician (Steely Dan)


Edward Albert 1951 - Actor ("Mind Games", "The Heist", "Guarding Tess")


Kathie Baillie 1951


Randy California (Wolfe) 1951 - Singer (Spirit)


Patty Hearst (Patricia Hearst Shaw) 1954 - Publishing heiress, kidnapped by Symbionese Liberation Army (SLA) and ultimately joined her captors, pardoned by President Clinton


James Wilby 1958 - Actor ("A Summer Story", "Dreamchild")


Sebastian Steinberg 1959 - Musician (Soul Coughing)


Joel Hodgson 1960


Charles Barkley 1963 - Basketball player


Ian Brown 1963 - Singer (Stone Roses)


French Stewart 1964


Cindy Crawford 1966 - Supermodel, actress ("Fair Game")


Lili Taylor 1967 - Actress


Andrew Shue 1967 - Actor ("Melrose Place")


Kurt Cobain 1967 - Musician, singer (Nirvana)


Brian Littrell 1975 - Singer (The Backstreet Boys)


Jay Hernandez 1978 - Actor


Majandra Delfino 1981 - Actress


Chris Thile 1981 - Musician (Nickel Creek)


Jack Richardson 1985


Rhianna (Robyn Rihanna Fenty) 1988 - Singer, actress ("Battleship")


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