February 19th - Happy B-Day!

1473 - Nicolaus Copernicus, Polish mathematician and astronomer
1683 - Philip V, France, King of Spain
1817 - Willem III, last male King of Netherlands (1849-90)
1916 - Eddie Arcaro, jockey (1958 Racing Hall of Fame, 2 triple crowns)
1924 - Lee Marvin, NYC, actor (M Squad, Cat Ballou)
1940 - Smokey Robinson, American R&B and soul singer-songwriter (The Miracles)
1943 - "Mama" Cass Elliot, singer (Mamas & Papas)
1943 - Homer Hickam, American author (October Sky) and retired NASA engineer - WEST VIRGINIAN!!!
1948 - Tony Iommi, rock guitarist (Black Sabbath)
1948 - Big John Studd, American professional wrestler (d. 1995)
1955 - Jeff Daniels, GA, actor (Dumb & Dumber, Speed)
1956 - George David Low, Cleveland Ohio, astronaut (STS 32, STS 43)
1957 - Dave Stewart, Oakland California, pitcher (LA, Tex, Phila, Oak, Tor)
1960 - Vicki Lynn Lasseter, Iola Kansas, playmate (Feb, 1981)
1962 - John Laroche, American orchid poacher
1963 - Seal, English vocalist/songwriter (Killer, Crazy, Kiss by a Rose)
1966 - Justine Bateman, Rye NY, actress (Mallory-Family Ties, Satisfaction)
1966 - Prince Markie D, [Mark Morale], rapper (Fat Boys)
1967 - Benicio Del Toro, Puerto Rico, actor (Licence to Kill, Usual Suspects)
1980 - Mike Miller, NBA forward/guard (Orl, Mem, Minn, Wash, Mia)