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Hall of Fame Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Age for February 3

Last Updated 02-18-2021

🎭🏆🏈Fran Tarkenton -- is 81 in the year 2021 and 82 in the year 2022; b.2/3/1940
Hall of Famer, TV Host, Football Announcer, NFL Quarterback
Names/Places: b. in Richmond, Va.; RFN:Francis
Misc: 9x Pro Bowl, 3x NFC Champ, holds career records for passing (47,003), yards gained, completed passes, passes attempted, and TD's (342), completions, & yds, was sacked 483x! He also holds the record for Super Bowls lost at Five; 2-time All-Pro (1973,75); Player of Year (1975); SuperBowl I, II; Vikings #10 retired; in the College Football and Pro Football Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: Minnesota Vikings (1961-1966), New York Giants (1967-1971), Minnesota Vikings (1972-1978)
TV Shows: Monday Night Football, That's Incredible

🏆🥊Dory Funk Jr. -- is 80 in the year 2021 and 81 in the year 2022; b.2/3/1941
Hall of Famer, Wrestler
Names/Places: aka Dorrace Earnest Funk Jr.

🏆🏁🏊Satoko Tanaka -- is 79 in the year 2021 and 80 in the year 2022; b.2/3/1942 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Japanese

🏆🏈Bob Griese -- is 76 in the year 2021 and 77 in the year 2022; b.2/3/1945
Hall of Famer, NFL Quarterback
Names/Places: RFN:Robert Allen
Misc: 2x AFL All-Star, 6x Pro Bowl, 4x all pro; led Miami to undefeated season (17-0) in 1972 and consecutive Super Bowl titles (1973-74); Super Bowl VI, VII, VIII; Dolphins #12 retired; in the Purdue Intercollegiate Athletics, Indiana Football, College Football, and the Pro Football Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: Miami Dolphins (1967-1980)

🏆🏌Ken Schofield -- is 75 in the year 2021 and 76 in the year 2022; b.2/3/1946
Hall of Famer, Golfer, Scottish
Misc: was the Executive Director of the European Tour from 1975 to 2004.

🎵🎸Dave Davies -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.2/3/1947
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist, English
Names/Places: b. in London; RN:David Russel Davies; Ray's brother
Group Names: The Kinks (co-founder and lead guitarist)

🏆🏁🏊Felipe Muñoz -- is 70 in the year 2021 and 71 in the year 2022; b.2/3/1951
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Mexican
Names/Places: RN: Felipe Muñoz Kapamas
Misc: 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic-gold-1968)

💻🏆Rick Reilly -- is 63 in the year 2021 and 64 in the year 2022; b.2/3/1958 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Internet Website Columnist, Sports Writer
Misc: ESPN.com columnist, Sports Illustrated (the back page columnist)

🎵🎸Lee Crystal -- is 63 in the year 2021 and 64 in the year 2022; b.2/3/1958
Hall of Famer, Heavy Metal Drummer
Group Names: Joan Jett & the Blackhearts

🎵🎸Laurence Andrew Tolhurst -- is 62 in the year 2021 and 63 in the year 2022; b.2/3/1959
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Keyboardist, Alternative Rock Drummer, English
Names/Places: NN:Lol
Group Names: The Cure

🎵Matraca Berg -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.2/3/1964
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Country Performer
Names/Places: MN:Maria
Misc: in the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

🏆🏀Vlade Divac -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.2/3/1968 N.S.
Hall of Famer, NBA General Manager, NBA Center, Yugoslav
Sports Teams: Los Angeles Lakers, Sacramento Kings

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🏆🏌Retief Goosen -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.2/3/1969 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Golfer, South African

✍🎵Sidney Lanier -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/3/1842 d.9/7/1881 (39)
Hall of Famer, Poet, Musician

🎭Charles J. Correll -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/3/1890 d.9/26/1972 (82)
Hall of Famer, TV/Radio Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor
Names/Places: b. in Peoria, IL; RFN:Andy
Misc: some say b. Feb 2
TV Shows: Calvin & the Colonel (as Calvin), Amos 'n' Andy (co-creator & Andy)

⚖🏆⚾Larry MacPhail -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/3/1890 d.10/1/1975 (85)
Hall of Famer, Lawyer, MLB Executive
Sports Teams: served as an executive with several professional baseball teams, including the Cincinnati Reds, Brooklyn Dodgers and New York Yankees.

🏆🏀Forrest DeBernardi -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/3/1899 d.4/29/1970 (71)
Hall of Famer, College Basketball Player
Misc: AAU championships (Kansas City Athletic Club, 1921, Hillyard Shine Alls, 1926-27, Cook Paint Company, 1928-29); 7-time AAU All-America

🏆🏒Lynn Patrick -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/3/1912 d.1/26/1980 (67)
Hall of Famer, NHL Executive, NHL Center, NHL Left Wing, Canadian
Misc: played 1934-1947
Sports Teams: New York Rangers

🏆🏁Arthur Arfons -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/3/1926 d.12/3/2007 (81)
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer
Misc: Green Monster 1964-536.71 MPH; three-time holder of the world's land-speed record for wheeled vehicles; tractor pulling

🎭🎵Frankie Vaughan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/3/1928 N.S. d.9/17/1999 N.S. (71)
Hall of Famer, Dancer, Singer, English
Names/Places: RLN:Abelson

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🎵Johnny "Guitar" Watson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/3/1935 N.S. d.5/17/1996 N.S. (61)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Pianist, Blues Guitarist, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Misc: influenced musicians such as Jimi Hendrix and Frank Zappa

🎵Joseph Leon "Jody" Williams -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/3/1935 N.S. d.12/1/2018 N.S. (83)
Hall of Famer, Blues Singer/Guitarist

🏆🥊Emile Griffith -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/3/1938 d.7/23/2013 (75)
Hall of Famer, Boxer
Misc: world welterweight champion (1961,62-63,63-65); world middleweight champ (1966-67,67-68); pro record 85-24-2 with 23 KOs.

🏆🏌Carol Mann -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/3/1941 N.S. d.5/20/2018 N.S. (77)
Hall of Famer, Golfer
Misc: LPGA Hall of Fame 1977, 1965 US Open

🏆🏁🏊Alberto Castagnetti -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/3/1943 N.S. d.10/12/2009 N.S. (66)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Italian
Misc: Swimming Coach

🎵Eric Haydock -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/3/1943 N.S. d.1/5/2019 N.S. (75)
Hall of Famer, Bassist, English
Misc: some say b. 1942
Group Names: The Hollies

🎵Dennis Edwards -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/3/1943 N.S. d.2/1/2018 N.S. (74)
Hall of Famer, Rhythm and Blues Singer, Soul Singer
Group Names: The Contours, Temptations (1968-77, 1980-84, 1987-89), soloist
Song Titles: The Way You Do The Things You Do, My Girl, Beauty Is Only Skin Deep, I Know I'm Losing You, You're My Everything, I Wish It Would Rain, Cloud Nine, I'm Gonna Make You Love Me (with Diana Ross and the Supremes), Runaway Child Running Wild, I Can't Get Next To You, Psychedelic Shack, Ball of Confusion, Just My Imagination, Papa Was a Rollin' Stone, Masterpiece
Album Titles: The Temptations with a Lot o' Soul, Diana Ross and the Supremes Join The Temptations, Cloud Nine, Puzzle People, Psychedelic Shack, All Directions, Masterpiece

Woodrow Wilson -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/28/1856 d.2/3/1924 (67)
Hall of Famer, President
Names/Places: b. in Staunton, Virginia; FN:Thomas; d. in his home in Washington
Misc: 28th U.S. President 1913-21

🏆⚽Charles Harry "Dick" Spalding -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/13/1893 d.2/3/1950 (56)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player

🎵🎸Buddy Holly -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/7/1936 N.S. d.2/3/1959 N.S. (22)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Violinist, Rockabilly Singer
Names/Places: b. in Lubbock, TX; RN:Charles Hardin Holley
Misc: Weezer titled a song by his name in 1995; Stan Freberg's 'Teen Idol', Clyde Ankle was in part, inappropriately based on Buddy Holly.; (The real target was more like Fabian Forte.); Big Daddy used Holly's songs as a model for the songs they performed (example: Purple Rain).
Group Names: Buddy Holly and the Crickets (lead), soloist
Song Titles: That'll Be The Day, Peggy Sue, Maybe Baby, Rave On
Album Titles: The Chirping Crickets, That'll Be The Day

🎵🎸Ritchie Valens -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/13/1941 d.2/3/1959 (17)
Hall of Famer, Composer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Rockabilly Singer
Names/Places: b. in Pacoima, Ca.; RN:Richard Steven Valenzuela
Misc: "Weird Al" Yankovic parodied his hit into "Lasagna"
Song Titles: La Bamba

🏆🥊Jack Dillon -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/23/1891 d.2/3/1962 (70)
Hall of Famer, Boxer

🏆🥊Jeff (Boxer) Smith -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/23/1891 d.2/3/1962 (70)
Hall of Famer, Boxer

🏆🏀E. B. Henderson -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/24/1883 d.2/3/1977 (93)
Hall of Famer, Basketball Figure
Names/Places: RFMN:Edwin Bancroft; NN:The Grandfather of Black Basketball

🎵John "Buddy" Bailey -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/1930 d.2/3/1994
Hall of Famer, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: The Clovers

🏆🏀Richard J. "Dick" McGuire -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/25/1926 N.S. d.2/3/2010 N.S. (84)
Hall of Famer, NBA Coach, NBA Guard
Names/Places: NN:Tricky Dick
Misc: 7x NBA All-Star; Knicks #15 retired
Sports Teams: New York Knicks (player 1949-1957, coach 1965-1968), Detroit Pistons (player 1957-1960, coach 1959-1963)

🏆🎾Althea Louise Brough Clapp -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/11/1923 d.2/3/2014 (90)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player
Names/Places: aka Louise Brough
Misc: 4x Wimbledon champ

🏆🏌Charlie Sifford -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/2/1922 d.2/3/2015 (92)
Hall of Famer, Golfer
Misc: helped to desegregate the PGA of America

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🏆🏒John P. Riley Jr. -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/15/1920 N.S. d.2/3/2016 N.S. (95)
Hall of Famer, Hockey Coach, Hockey Player, Olympic Athlete

🏆🏈Willie (Football) Wood -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/23/1936 N.S. d.2/3/2020 N.S. (83)
Hall of Famer, NFL Safety
Misc: 8x Pro Bowl, 5x NFL champ, 2x Super Bowl champ
Sports Teams: Green Bay Packers (1960-1971)

🎭🏆🎾Tony Trabert -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/16/1930 N.S. d.2/3/2021 N.S. (90)
Hall of Famer, TV Host, Tennis Player, Tennis Coach
Names/Places: RN:Marion Anthony Trabert
Misc: U.S. Open 1953, 1955; 1955 Wimbledon

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