The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

February 9th famous birthdays

Kelli Berglund

Kelli Berglund (25)

American actress

Tom Hiddleston

Tom Hiddleston (40)

English actor

William Henry Harrison

William Henry Harrison (1773 - 1841)

American general and politician

Stompin' Tom Connors

Stompin' Tom Connors (1936 - 2013)

Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist

Charlie Day

Charlie Day (45)

American actor

Thomas Paine

Thomas Paine (1737 - 1809)

English-American philosopher, author, and activist

Mia Farrow

Mia Farrow (76)

American actress and singer

Carole King

Carole King (79)

American singer-songwriter and pianist

Avan Jogia

Avan Jogia (29)

Canadian actor, singer, and dancer

Zhang Ziyi

Zhang Ziyi (42)

Chinese actress

Chris Gardner

Chris Gardner (67)

American businessman, founded Gardner Rich & Co

Sunjai Williams

Sunjai Williams (24)

American dancer

Isabella Gómez

Isabella Gómez (23)

Colombian-American actress

Eloise Mitchell

Eloise Mitchell (19)

English social media star

The Rev (James Owen Sullivan)

The Rev (James Owen Sullivan) (1981 - 2009)

American singer-songwriter and drummer

Kendry Alonso

Kendry Alonso (16)

American internet star

Harry Dawkins

Harry Dawkins (17)

Australian internet star

Amber Valletta

Amber Valletta (47)

American model and actress

Rahul Roy

Rahul Roy (53)

Indian actor

Han Geng

Han Geng (37)

Chinese singer and actor

David Gallagher

David Gallagher (36)

American actor

J. M. Coetzee

J. M. Coetzee (81)

South African author

Jimmy Bennett

Jimmy Bennett (25)

American actor and singer

Carmen Miranda

Carmen Miranda (1909 - 1955)

Portuguese-Brazilian actress, singer, and dancer

Matthew Cardarople

Matthew Cardarople (38)

American actor and comedian

Brian Greene

Brian Greene (58)

American physicist

Crispin Freeman

Crispin Freeman (49)

American voice actor

Travis Tritt

Travis Tritt (58)

American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor

Glenn McGrath

Glenn McGrath (51)

Australian cricketer

Sharon Case

Sharon Case (50)

American actress

Gerhard Richter

Gerhard Richter (89)

German painter

Frank Frazetta

Frank Frazetta (1928 - 2010)

American illustrator

Darren Ferguson

Darren Ferguson (49)

Scottish footballer

Jim J. Bullock

Jim J. Bullock (66)

American actor

Jameer Nelson

Jameer Nelson (39)

American basketball player

Vladimir Guerrero

Vladimir Guerrero (46)

Dominican baseball player

Holly Johnson

Holly Johnson (61)

English singer-songwriter and bass player

David Bateson

David Bateson (61)

South African-Danish actor

Shelly Martinez

Shelly Martinez (41)

American wrestler and actress

Jim Webb

Jim Webb (75)

American politician

Kevin Warwick

Kevin Warwick (67)

English scientist and academic

Alban Berg

Alban Berg (1885 - 1935)

Austrian composer

Camille Winbush

Camille Winbush (31)

American actress

Angelos Charisteas

Angelos Charisteas (41)

Greek footballer

Dean Rusk

Dean Rusk (1909 - 1994)

American politician, 54th United States Secretary of State

On this day

February 9 in History

  • 1796

    February 9, 1796:

    Qianlong abdicates the Qing dynasty throne as the fourth emperor and is succeeded by Jiaqing.

  • 1943

    February 9, 1943:

    The Allied Army defeats Japan, bringing an end to the Battle of Guadalcanal.

  • 1960

    February 9, 1960:

    American actress Joanne Woodward becomes the first person to be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

  • 1964

    February 9, 1964:

    The Beatles perform in the United States for the first time through the “Ed Sullivan Show”.

  • 1979

    February 9, 1979:

    The neo-noir crime-drama film, “Hardcore” is premiered in New York City.

  • 1984

    February 9, 1984:

    The Prime Minister of the Soviet Union, Yury Andropov dies while in power.

  • 1992

    February 9, 1992:

    Magic Johnson makes his NBA comeback at the All-Star game three months after announcing his immediate retirement because he had contracted HIV.

  • 1996

    February 9, 1996:

    Chemical element number 112 (later called copernicium) is synthesized by a group of scientists led by German physicist Peter Armbruster.

  • 2000

    February 9, 2000:

    The 50th Berlin International Film Festival opens with the screening of the Wim Wenders film, “The Million Dollar Hotel”.

  • 2020

    February 9, 2020:

    South Korean film, “Parasite” picks up the “Best Picture” award at the 92nd Academy Awards, becoming the first non-English language film to win the category.