February 21

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Birthdays


Alice Palmer (Alice Elvira Freeman) 1855 - Educator, helped organize American Association of University Women


Andrés Segovia 1893


W.H. (Wystan Hugh) Auden 1907 - Poet


Zachary Scott 1914


Ann Sheridan 1915 - Actress ("Appointment in Honduras," "The Man Who Came to Dinner")


Albert Axelrod 1921 - Fencer, editor (American Fencing Magazine)


Jack Ramsay 1925 - Basketball coach


Sam Peckinpah 1925 - Director


Erma Bombeck 1927 - Humorist, columnist, writer


Hubert de Givenchy 1927 - Fashion designer


Nina Simone (Eunice Waymon) 1933 - Singer, songwriter


Rue McClanahan 1935 - Actress ("The Golden Girls," "Maude," "Mama’s Family")


Barbara Jordan 1936 - Lawyer, U.S. Congresswoman


Ron Clarke 1937 - Runner, broke 17 world records between 1963 and 1970


Gary Lockwood (Yusolfsky) 1937 - Actor ("2001: A Space Odyssey," "Splendor in the Grass")


Ernie McMillan 1938 - Football player


Peter Gethin 1940 - Auto racer


Peter McEnery 1940 - Actor ("Negatives")


David Geffen 1943 - Producer, record executive (Geffen Records)


Jack Billingham 1943 - Baseball player


Danny Grant 1945 - Hockey player


Tyne Daly 1946 - Actress ("Cagney and Lacey", "The Enforcer")


Alan Rickman 1946


Jerry Harrison 1949 - Musician (Talking Heads)


Bill Olds 1951 - Football player


Vince Welnick 1951 - Musician (The Tubes, The Greatful Dead)


Jean-Jacques Burnel 1952 - Musician (The Stranglers)


Ken Huff 1953 - Football player


Jim Pietrzak 1953 - Football player


William Petersen 1953 - Actor ("CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," "Fear")


Kelsey Grammer 1955 - Actor ("Cheers," "Frazier")


Jack Coleman 1958


Alan Trammell 1958


Mary Chapin Carpenter 1958 - Singer


Christopher Atkins 1961 - Actor ("Dallas," "The Blue Lagoon")


Ranking Roger (English Beat, General Public) 1961


William "Billy" Baldwin 1963 - Actor ("Backdraft")


Corey Harris 1969


Eric Wilson 1970 - Musician (Sublime)


Jennifer Love Hewitt 1979 - Actress ("Party of Five," "I Know What You Did Last Summer," "Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit")


Charlotte Church 1986 - Singer, actor


Ashley Greene 1987 - Actress ("Twilight") - Twilight Merchandise


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