🎵Smokey Robinson -- is 81 in the year 2021 and 82 in the year 2022; b.2/19/1940 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Music Executive, Music Producer, Composer, Songwriter, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: b. in Detroit; RFN:William
Misc: Motown Records V.P.
Group Names: Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (lead and founder through 1972), soloist
Song Titles: Shop Around, You Really Got a Hold on Me, Mickey's Monkey, The Tracks of My Tears, Going to a Go-Go, More Love, I Second That Emotion, Baby Baby Don't Cry, The Tears of a CLown (previous titles as lead with The Miracles), Crusin', Being With You, Tell Me Tomorrow Part 1, Just to See Her, One Heartbeat
Album Titles: Going to a Go-Go, Away We a Go-Go, Make it Happen, Special Occasion, Time Out for Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, Four in Blue (previous titles as lead with The Miracles), A Quiet Storm, Where There's Smoke..., Warm Thoughts, Being With You, Yes It's You Lady, One Heartbeat
🏆🏈Paul Krause -- is 79 in the year 2021 and 80 in the year 2022; b.2/19/1942
Hall of Famer, NFL Defensive
Misc: 8x Pro Bowl, 8x All-Pro, intercepted for 1,185 yards with 3 TDs
Sports Teams: Washington Redskins (1964-1967), Minnesota Vikings (1968-1979)
🏆🎾Fern Lee "Peachy" Kellmeyer -- is 77 in the year 2021 and 78 in the year 2022; b.2/19/1944
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player
🎵🎸Tony Iommi -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.2/19/1948
Hall of Famer, Heavy Metal Guitarst, British
Group Names: Black Sabbath
🎵🎸Steve Nieve -- is 63 in the year 2021 and 64 in the year 2022; b.2/19/1958
Hall of Famer, Composer, New Wave Keybordist, English
Group Names: Elvis Costello and the Attractions
🏆🎾Hana Mandlíková -- is 59 in the year 2021 and 60 in the year 2022; b.2/19/1962
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player, Tennis Coach, Czechoslovakian
🏆🏁🏊Rebekah "Becky" Dyroen-Lancer -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.2/19/1971 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American
🏆Harold Smith -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/19/1909 N.S. d.3/5/1958 N.S. (49)
Hall of Famer, Diver, Olympic Athlete, American
🏆🏁🏇Eddie Arcaro -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/19/1916 d.11/14/1997 (81)
Hall of Famer, Sportscaster, Jockey
Names/Places: b. in Cincinnatti; RN:George Edward
Misc: rode 4779 winners, a 2-time Triple Crown winner (Whirlaway in 1941, Citation in '48); won the Kentucky Derby five times, Preakness and Belmont Stakes 6 times each.
🏆⚽Nicholas Kropfelder -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/19/1923 d.8/4/2012 (89)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Center Forward
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🎭John Frankenheimer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/19/1930 d.7/6/2002 (72)
Hall of Famer, TV/Movie Director
Movie Titles: Days of Wine and Roses, Birdman of Alcatraz, The French Connection, The Manchurian Candidate
🎵Bobby Rogers -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/19/1940 N.S. d.3/3/2013 (73)
Hall of Famer, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: RN: Robert Edward Rogers
Group Names: The Miracles (a backing group for Smokey Robinson)
🎭🏆🥊John Minton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/19/1948 N.S. d.3/20/1995 N.S. (47)
Hall of Famer, Actor, Wrestler
Names/Places: ring name: Big John Studd
✍🏆🥊George Hackenschmidt -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/1/1877 d.2/19/1968 (90)
Hall of Famer, Writer, Philosopher, Wrestler, Russian
🎵🎸Bon "Ronald" Scott -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/9/1946 d.2/19/1980 (33)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Heavy Metal Singer, Australian, Scottish
Group Names: AC/DC
Song Titles: Big Balls
🏆🎳Frank Thoma -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/29/1896 d.2/19/1980 (84)
Hall of Famer, Bowler
🎭🎵Grandpa Jones -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/20/1913 d.2/19/1998 (84)
Hall of Famer, Comedian, Yodeler, Banjoist, Country Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: RN:Louis M.
Misc: Cowbells; cornball comedian; Grand Ole Opry
TV Shows: Hee Haw (regular)
🏆🎳Joe Norris -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/10/1908 d.2/19/2001 (93)
Hall of Famer, Bowler
Misc: Was still an active bowler one year before his death. The third person in ABC Toournament history to knock down 100,000 pins on March 12, 1986.
🏆🏀Guy Rodgers -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/1/1935 d.2/19/2001 (65)
Hall of Famer, NBA Player
Misc: 6917 assists
Sports Teams: Philadelphia/San Francisco Warriors (1958-1966), Chicago Bulls (1966-1967), Cincinnatti Royals (1967-1968), Milwaukee Bucks (1968-1970)
🏆🏈Oliver "Ollie" Matson -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/1/1930 N.S. d.2/19/2011 N.S. (80)
Hall of Famer, NFL Runningback, Olympic Athlete
Misc: 6x Pro Bowl, All-America at San Francisco (1951); bronze medal winner in 400m at 1952 Olympics; 4-time All-Pro for NFL Chicago Cardinals (1954-57); traded to LA Rams for 9 players in 1959; accounted for 12,884 all-purpose yards and scored 73 TDs in 14 seasons; 9 TDs on punt and kickoff returns is a NFL record; in the College and Pro Football Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: University of San Francisco, Chicago Cardinals (1952-1958), Los Angeles Rams (1959-1962), Detroit Lions (1963), Philadelphia Eagles (1964-1966)
🏆🥊Harold Johnson -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/9/1928 d.2/19/2015 (86)
Hall of Famer, Boxer
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