⛪Bartholomew I -- is 79 in the year 2019 and 80 in the year 2020; b.2/29/1940
Misc: Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople
🏆🏈Fabien Bownes -- is 47 in the year 2019 and 48 in the year 2020; b.2/29/1972
NFL Wide Receiver
🏆🏀Chucky Brown -- is 51 in the year 2019 and 52 in the year 2020; b.2/29/1968
🎵Gretchen Diane Christopher -- is 79 in the year 2019 and 80 in the year 2020; b.2/29/1940
Group Names: The Fleetwoods
🎵Charles Cochran -- is 83 in the year 2019 and 84 in the year 2020; b.2/29/1936
Keyboardist, Country Musician
Misc: a prominent Nashville session musician.
🎭Jonathan Coleman -- is 63 in the year 2019 and 64 in the year 2020; b.2/29/1956 N.S.
TV Host, Announcer, Australian, English
🎵Mike (Musician) Compton -- is 63 in the year 2019 and 64 in the year 2020; b.2/29/1956 N.S.
Mandolin, Bluegrass Musician
Names/Places: NN: a modern master of bluegrass mandolin
🏆🏈Cary Conklin -- is 51 in the year 2019 and 52 in the year 2020; b.2/29/1968
🎵🎸Chris Conley -- is 39 in the year 2019 and 40 in the year 2020; b.2/29/1980 N.S.
Composer, Songwriter, Alternative Rock Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: Saves the Day
🎭Ken Foree -- is 71 in the year 2019 and 72 in the year 2020; b.2/29/1948 N.S.
TV Shows: Kenan and Kei
Movie Titles: Dawn of the Dead
🎵🎸Mark Foster -- is 35 in the year 2019 and 36 in the year 2020; b.2/29/1984
Music Producer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Keyboardist, Percussionist, Synthesizer, Rock & Roll Singer
Misc: or b. Feb 28?
Group Names: Foster The People
Song Titles: Pumped Up Kicks
Froggy -- b.2/29/????
General Fictious Character
Misc: not to be confused with the late actor who played him.
Movie Titles: Our Gang character
🏆🏒Simon Gagné -- is 39 in the year 2019 and 40 in the year 2020; b.2/29/1980 N.S.
NHL Left Wing, Canadian
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🏆Lena Gercke -- is 31 in the year 2019 and 32 in the year 2020; b.2/29/1988 N.S.
🎭Joey Greco -- is 47 in the year 2019 and 48 in the year 2020; b.2/29/1972 N.S.
TV Shows: Cheaters (host)
🏆🏈Bruce Hill -- is 55 in the year 2019 and 56 in the year 2020; b.2/29/1964
NFL Wide Receiver
George William Hudson -- is 31 in the year 2019 and 32 in the year 2020; b.2/29/1988
Names/Places: Toni Hudson & Dirk's son
🎭🎵Ja Rule -- is 43 in the year 2019 and 44 in the year 2020; b.2/29/1976
Movie Actor, Rap Music Performer
Movie Titles: Assault on Precinct 13
🎵Randy Jackson -- is 63 in the year 2019 and 64 in the year 2020; b.2/29/1956
Group Names: Zebra, Journey
🎭Harvey Jason -- is 79 in the year 2019 and 80 in the year 2020; b.2/29/1940
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, English
TV Shows: Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In, Captains & the Kings, Rich Man Poor Man, Bring 'Em Back Alive
Movie Titles: The Lost World: Jurassic Park, Air America, Oliver and Company, FernGully: The Last Rainforest
🏆🏈Eric Kendricks -- is 27 in the year 2019 and 28 in the year 2020; b.2/29/1992 N.S.
🎵Khaled -- is 59 in the year 2019 and 60 in the year 2020; b.2/29/1960 N.S.
Multi-instrumentalist, Folk Singer, Algerian
Names/Places: NN: The King of Rai
🏆🏈Monte Kiffin -- is 79 in the year 2019 and 80 in the year 2020; b.2/29/1940 N.S.
NFL Coach, College Football Coach, College Football Player
Misc: Super Bowl XXXVII (won with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
⚛⚖Jack Lousma -- is 83 in the year 2019 and 84 in the year 2020; b.2/29/1936
Misc: ex-space shuttle
🏆🏈John Niland -- is 75 in the year 2019 and 76 in the year 2020; b.2/29/1944
Misc: Super Bowl V, VI
Sports Teams: Dallas Cowboys
🏆🏈Bryce Paup -- is 51 in the year 2019 and 52 in the year 2020; b.2/29/1968
✍🎵🎸Johnny Rabb -- is 47 in the year 2019 and 48 in the year 2020; b.2/29/1972 N.S.
Author, Alternative Rock Drummer
Book Titles: Jungle Drum 'N' Bass for the Acoustic Drum Set
Group Names: Collective Soul, SheDaisy
🏆🏒Henri Richard -- is 83 in the year 2019 and 84 in the year 2020; b.2/29/1936
Hall of Famer, NHL Center, Canadian
Names/Places: NN: The Pocket Rocket
Misc: played 1955-1975; leap year baby, who played on more Stanley Cup championship teams (11) than anybody else; at 5-foot-7, known as the "Pocket Rocket;" brother of Maurice.
Sports Teams: Montreal Canadiens (1955-1975)
🎭John Roarke -- is 67 in the year 2019 and 68 in the year 2020; b.2/29/1952
TV Shows: Fridays (regular)
Movie Titles: The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear, Courage Under Fire, S.F.Q.
Tony Robbins -- is 59 in the year 2019 and 60 in the year 2020; b.2/29/1960
Misc: Motivational speaker
🎭Eamonn Roche -- is 51 in the year 2019 and 52 in the year 2020; b.2/29/1968
TV Shows: Bonnie Hunt Show (as Andrew Wiggins)
Movie Titles: The Mask, Towelhead, Meet Wally Sparks
🎭🏆Antonio Sabàto Jr. -- is 47 in the year 2019 and 48 in the year 2020; b.2/29/1972
Actor, Model, Italian
Names/Places: pron: Suh-BAH-toe
TV Shows: Earth 2, Melrose Place (as Jack Parezi)
Movie Titles: The Big Hit
🎭Peter Scanavino -- is 39 in the year 2019 and 40 in the year 2020; b.2/29/1980 N.S.
TV Shows: Law and Order: Special Victims Unit (as Detective Dominick Carisi Jr.)
Movie Titles: Frances Ha, Happythankyoumoreplease, Zenith
🎭Susan Sennett -- is 67 in the year 2019 and 68 in the year 2020; b.2/29/1952
TV Shows: Ozzie's Girls (as Susie Hamilton)
🏆🏁🎿Raisa Smetanina -- is 67 in the year 2019 and 68 in the year 2020; b.2/29/1952
Skier, Olympic Athlete, Russian
Misc: cross country skier (Olympic-gold-1976, 80, 92)
⚖Bart Stupak -- is 67 in the year 2019 and 68 in the year 2020; b.2/29/1952
🏆🎾Henrik Sundström -- is 55 in the year 2019 and 56 in the year 2020; b.2/29/1964
Tennis Player, Swedish
💻Eugene Volokh -- is 51 in the year 2019 and 52 in the year 2020; b.2/29/1968 N.S.
Internet Website Blogger
Names/Places: Legal affairs blogger
🏆🏒Cam Ward -- is 35 in the year 2019 and 36 in the year 2020; b.2/29/1984 N.S.
NHL Goaltender, Canadian
🎭Frank Woodley -- is 51 in the year 2019 and 52 in the year 2020; b.2/29/1968 N.S.
Names/Places: RN: Frank Wood
Misc: stage: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare
TV Shows: Woodley
🎨Balthus -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/29/1908 d.2/18/2001 (92)
🎵David Briggs -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/29/1944 N.S. d.11/26/1995 N.S. (51)
Misc: known for his work with Neil Young and his band Crazy Horse
🎵Jimmy Dorsey -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/29/1904 d.6/12/1957 (53)
Clarinetist, Cornetist, Alto-sax, Trumpeter, Bandleader
Names/Places: b. in Shenandoah, Pa.; Tommy's brother
Misc: Big Band era biggie; his "So Rare" hit described the frequency of his birthday
Song Titles: So Rare
TV Shows: Stage Show (co-host)
🎭Dennis Farina -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/29/1944 d.7/22/2013 (69)
TV Shows: Crime Story (as Lt. Mike Torello), Buddy Faro (star), Law and Order (as Det. Joe Fontana)
Movie Titles: That Old Feeling
📰Louis Fischer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/29/1896 d.1/15/1970 (73)
🎭Arthur Franz -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/29/1920 d.6/17/2006 (86)
Names/Places: b. in Perth Amboy, NJ
Movie Titles: Invaders From Mars, Young Lions, Abbott & Costello Meet The Invisible Man, The Caine Mutiny, Sands Of Iwo Jima
🎭Phyllis Frelich -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/29/1944 d.4/10/2014 (70)
Actress, Stage Actress
⚛Dr. Herman Hollerith -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/29/1860 d.11/17/1929 (69)
Misc: invented first electric tabulating machine, the punched card.
💰Ann Lee -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/29/1736 d.9/8/1784 (48)
Names/Places: aka Mother Ann Lee
Misc: founder of The Shakers
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🎭Masahiro Makino -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/29/1908 d.10/29/1993 (85)
🏆⚾"Pepper" Martin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/29/1904 d.3/5/1965 (61)
Misc: Gashouse Gang leader; NL stolen base leader 1933,34,36
🏆⚾Steve Mingori -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/29/1944 d.7/10/2008 (64)
🎭James Mitchell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/29/1920 d.1/22/2010 (89)
TV Shows: All My Children (as Palmer Courtlandt)
🎭Michèle Morgan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/29/1920 d.12/20/2016 N.S. (96)
Movie Titles: The Fallen Idol, Everybody's Fine
✍🎭Jean Negulesco -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/29/1900 d.7/18/1993 (93)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Movie Director, Romanian
Misc: some say b. Feb 26
✍Howard Nemerov -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/29/1920 d.7/5/1991 (71)
Misc: U.S. Poet Laurettte
⛪Pope Paul III -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/29/1468 d.11/10/1549 (81)
Misc: reigned 1534-49
🎭Alex Rocco -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/29/1936 d.7/18/2015 (79)
TV Shows: Three For the Road, 79 Park Avenue, The Famous Teddy Z (as Al Floss), Sibs (as Howie), The George Carlin Show (as Harry), The Simpsons (as Roger Myers), One Life to Live, The Facts of Life
Movie Titles: The Godfather, Dudley Do Right
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🏆⚾Al "Flip" Rosen -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/29/1924 d.3/13/2015 (91)
Sports Executive, Sports Commentator, MLB Executive, MLB Player, MLB Third Baseman
Names/Places: NN:Flip and The Hebrew Hammer
Misc: AL MVP 1953
Sports Teams: Cleveland Indians
🎵Gioacchino Antonio Rossini -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/29/1792 d.11/13/1868 (76)
Names/Places: b. in Pesaro
Misc: best known for his operas The Barber of Seville, Cinderella and William Tell.
✍⚖Giorgos Seferis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/13/1900 N.S. or 2/29/1900 Ju-1 d.9/20/1971 N.S. (71)
Poet, Diplomat, Greek
Names/Places: RN: Giorgos Stylianou Seferiades
Misc: one of the most important Greek poets of the 20th century, and a Nobel laureate
⛪🎭🎵🏆🏌Dinah Shore -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/29/1916 d.2/24/1994 (77)
Hall of Famer, Jewish, Movie Actress, TV Talk Show Hostess, Variety Show Hostess, Pop Singer, Golf Figure
Names/Places: b. in Winchester, Tenn.; RN:Frances "Fanny" Rose Shore; George Montgomery's wife '43-62
Misc: honorary LPGA Hall of Fame member who founded a tournament that eventually became a major
TV Shows: The Dinah Shore Show, Dinah Shore Chevy Show, Dinah's Place, Dinah!, Dinah & Friends, Conversation with Dinah
💰Amos Tweet -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/29/1896 presumed deceased
Names/Places: b. Loma Portal, CA
Misc: President of the Eight-years-without-a-birthday club
✍⚛🎭William Augustus W. Wellman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/29/1896 d.12/9/1975 (79)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Aviator, Movie Producer/Director
Names/Places: b. in Brookline, Mass
Misc: WWI flying ace
Movie Titles: A Star is Born, The Ox Bow Incident
🎭Pedro Zamora -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/29/1972 d.11/11/1994 (22)
TV Shows: MTV's The Real World
⚛Karl Ernst von Baer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/29/1792 d.11/28/1876 (84)
🎭Frank Albertson -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/2/1909 d.2/29/1964 (55)
Movie Titles: Psycho, Alica Adams
⚖Yigol Alton -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/10/1918 d.2/29/1980 (61)
Misc: former Israeli foreign minister who had played an important role in the Jewish state's fight for independence
🎵Roland Bautista -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/30/1951 d.2/29/2012 (60)
Guitarist, Rhythm and Blues Musician
Group Names: "Earth, Wind, & Fire"
🎭Roland Culver -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/31/1900 d.2/29/1984 (83)
Movie Actor, English
🎵🎸Dennis Danell -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/24/1961 d.2/29/2000 (38)
Punk Rock Guitarist
Group Names: Social Distortion
📰🎵Wes Farrell -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/21/1939 d.2/29/1996 (56)
Publisher, Music Producer, Songwriter
Misc: label owner
🎖Pat Garrett -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/5/1850 N.S. d.2/29/1908 N.S. (57)
Misc: Old West Lawman, Bartender, Customs Agent; was known as the man who killed Billy the Kid.
🎭🎵🎸Davy Jones -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/30/1945 d.2/29/2012 (66)
Hall of Famer, TV Actor, Radio Disc Jock, Guitarist, Rock & Roll Singer, English
Names/Places: RFN:David Thomas
Group Names: The Monkees
TV Shows: The Monkees (as Davy)
✍🎵Jerome Lawrence -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/14/1915 d.2/29/2004 (88)
Misc: wrote 100's of plays including "Inherit the Wind" and "Mame"
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🎨Grover Cleveland Loening -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/12/1888 d.2/29/1976 (87)
Misc: aircraft; monoplane inventor
🎭Johnny Mack -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/???? d.2/29/1992 (70)
TV Shows: Doctor Who (as Time Lord)
💰Earl A. Scheib -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/28/1907 N.S. d.2/29/1992 N.S. (85)
Misc: mass car painter; unsure of DOB but a newspaper reported something about him celebrating a birthday
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