February 21th

by Milos Itic on February 21, 2011

10 people born on this day:

  1. Samuel “Sam” Peckinpah (1925) – American filmmaker and screenwriter who achieved prominence following the release of the Western epic The Wild Bunch (1969)
  2. Nina Simone (1933) – American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and civil rights activist widely associated with jazz music
  3. Anaïs Nin (1903) – French-Cuban author
  4. Andrés Segovia (1893) – Spanish classical guitarist from Linares, Jaén, Andalucia, Spain
  5. Jeanne Louise Calment (1875) - The longest confirmed human life span in history, living to the age of 122 years, 164 days (44724 days total)
  6. “Jack” Coleman (1958) - American actor and screenwriter, best known for replacing Al Corley in the role of Steven Carrington in the 1980s prime time soap opera, Dynasty
  7. Henrik Dam (1895) – Danish biochemist and physiologist
  8. Jennifer Love Hewitt (1979) – American actress, singer-songwriter, film and television director and producer
  9. Mary Chapin Carpenter (1958) – American folk and country music artist
  10. Hans Erni (1909) – Swiss painter, designer and sculptor

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