King Stitt d. 1/31/2012
Happy Birthday, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE/KERRY WASHINGTON
Hosted Theme: Honoring Married Couples Month; It's National African American History Month
William Tucker, 1st African American child born in NORTH AMERICA. (1624)
National Freedom Day
Happy Birthday, LAURA MARLING, LISA MARIE PRESLEY, BIG BOI
We remember Langston Hughes d. 5/22/67; Rick James 2/1/1948-8/6/2004; Don Cornelius d. 2/1/2012; Sherman Hemsley; Dennis Edwards (d. 2018); Marc 'Simpsons' writer Wilmore (d. 2021)
Happy Birthday, SHAKIRA/CHRISTIE BRINKLEY
We remember Sylvia "Soul Food" Woods 2/2/1926-7/19/2012, Dennis "Tempations" Edwards 2/3/1943 - 2/2/2018; Danny 'James Brown's Emcee' Ray
Where was the 1st African Day parade?
CANDLEMAS DAY or End of Christmas-Epiphany Season
Where is the 1st statue of a black and for whom?
We remember Ben Gazzara; Maurice White; Dennis Edwards (b. 1943). co-producer Gene Reynolds (d. 2020); actor Kirk Douglas (d. 2020).
Happy Birthday YOUNG M.A
Happy Birthday, NICOLLE WALLACE
We remember Rosa Lee Parks (1913); Unofficial Rosa Parks Day; Conrad Brian (b. 1923)
Thank-A-Letter Mail Carrier Day
We remember actor Kevin Conway (d. 2020); Christopher Plummer (d. 2021)
Name the creator of Kwanzaa in America.
Happy Birthday, BOBBY BROWN
Name the two students who created a world wide religion
We remember Bob Marley 2/6/1945-5/9/1981; Natalie Cole
Name the 1st black male to host a national talk show.
WAITANGI DAY/NEW ZEALAND DAY
Berlin Film Festival (2/6-16)
Happy Birthday, State of MASSACHUSETTS/ZSA ZSA GABOR/MIKE'actor'FARRELL/ROBERT TOWNSEND
We remember former pres. Ronald Reagan, 1911
TV Special: Directors Guild of America Awards; Art Directors Guild Awards
Happy Birthday, GARTH BROOKS/CHRIS ROCK/ASHTON KUTCHER
We remember Gary Coleman 2/8/1968-5/28/2010; actress Paula Kelly (d. 2020); actor Robert Conrad (d. 2020), singer & humanitarian Mary Wilson (d. 2021).
Beginning of National Forgiveness Week
Who created the National Negro Baseball League?
Name the Ohio college that graduated their 1st class of black women.
William Henry Harrison (1773)
Happy Birthday, CAROLE KING/ALICE WALKER/RONNIE CLAIRE"CORABETH WALTON"EDWARDS
Who created Father's Day?
Happy Birthday ROBERTA FLACK/EMMA ROBERTS/YARA SHAHIDI
Happy Birthday, BRANDY NORWOOD/JENNIFER ANISTON/BURT REYNOLDS/TAYLOR LAUTNER/KELLY ROWLAND/SHERYL CROW/JAZZ RAYCOLE
We remember Thomas Edison (d. 1847); Whitney Houston (d. 2012); Paula Kelly (d.2020)
How did Chicago get its name?
Abraham Lincoln's Birthday
Happy Birthday, ARSENIO HALL/ELLE VARNER
We remember Al Jarreau.
Chinese New Year 2021( Year of the Ox)
Family Day (Canada)
Name the 1st woman to make an album.
1ST Public School Opened (1635)
Happy Birthday, BEN POWERS
World Radio Day
Happy Birthday, State of ARIZONA and OREGON; HEART EVANGELISTA
Richard Allen founded AME Church, 1794
TV Special: British Academy Film Awards (BBC)
We remember Florence Henderson (d. 2016); actress Esther Scott (d. 2020).
First African-American record created by Mamie Smith
Happy Birthday, JANE' actress' SEYMOUR/AMBER 'actress' RILEY
We remember Denise "Vanity" Matthew.
National Flag of Canada Day
Name the 1st black actress to play the role of Queen Sheba
We remember "singer" Leslie Gore; "singer: James Ingram (b.1952); actress Kellye Nakahara (d. 2020)
Happy Birthday, ICE-T/LAVAR BURTON/LOU DIAMOND PHILLIPS
Nationally: Caregivers' Day
Mardi Gras 2021/Pancake Day
Name the King of Rock & Roll.
What does "X" mean?
Happy Birthday PARIS HILTON/CHANTE MOORE/JOSEPH GORDON-LEVITT
What is the meaning of Assalaamu Alaikum?
We remember Ethel Ennis. (d. 2019); singer and actress Ja' Net Dubois (d. 2020).
We remember Maria von Trapp (2014).
Happy Birthday DAY 26/JOHN TRAVOLTA/CHANTE MOORE
Name the artist who designed the official portrait of Bill Clinton.
We remember Lou Myers (TV actor, Vernon Gaines).
International Friendship Day
Happy Birthday, SMOKEY ROBINSON
Name the 1st black group to be on the Billboards 100 chart.
Happy Birthday, SIDNEY POITIER, RIHANNA, CINDY CRAWFORD
We remember Nancy Wilson (birthday).
We remember Rue McClanahan 2/21/1934-6/2/2010/; Nina Simone (b.); Jackie Shane (d.2019); politician John Lewis (b.)
TV Special: Film Independent Spirit Awards (IFC) 5/4c
Minister Malik (Malcolm X) death - 1965
Happy Birthday, TYNE DALY/KELSEY GRAMMER
Name the 1st black musician award show.
Who sang her 1st solo in New Bethel Baptist Church, Detroit?
Happy Birthday, DREW BARRYMORE
We remember, producer Bud Yorkin; model B. Smith (d. 2020).
George Washington's Birthday
National Pretty Brown Girl Day
Happy Birthday, NIECY NASH
Heritage Day (Canada)
National TV Turnoff Week begins.
We remember actor Ben Cooper (d. 2020); actor Diana Serra Cary (d. 2020).
Name the 1st two rap records.
We remember daytime soap writer Lee Phillip Bell (d. 2020).
Happy Birthday, RASHIDA JONES/SALLY JESSY RAPHAEL
Happy Birthday, ERYKAH BADU.
ANNUAL CELEBRATION OF BIRTH, MASTER FARD MUHAMMAD
We remember Fats Domino (b. 1928).
Name the 1st lady to place black art in the White House.
Happy Birthday, CHILLI of TLC
We remember Elizabeth Taylor 2/27/1932-3/23/2011; Leonard Nimoy (actor Mr. Spock); Marian Anderson; Nathanial Taylor (d. 2019).
Full Moon (2021)
Happy Birthday, TASHA SMITH
Feb. 29 We remember Davy Jones
It is National Youth Art Month; National Craft Month; Music In Our School Month; Women History Month; Ntl.Nutrition Month; Irish American History Month
Happy Birthday, State of OHIO/NEBRASKA/JUSTIN BEIBER/HARRY BELAFONTE/LUPITA NYONGO
Hosted Theme: USA: White American Appreciation Month, Annual Food-Fasting Month
Happy Birthday, Dr. Suess; DANIEL CRAIG.
Dolls' Festival (Japan)
We remember Steve Bridges d./Ronnie Montrose/Bobby Rogers 2/19/1940-3/3/13/David Ogden d.
National American Anthem Day
Happy Birthday, State of FLORIDA/DARNELL WILLIAMS/JESSICA BIEL
The Ultimate Wedding: How old was Princess Diana when she married?
Name the 1st gospel singer to receive a Walk of Fame Star
Happy Birthday, State of VERMONT/KIMORA LEE SIMMONS
Name the 1st black dance band.
We remember Teena Marie d.12/26/10,b.3/5/56; President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela 7/28/54-3/5/13
Happy Birthday, D.L. HUGHLEY/ROB REINER/ANNA MARIE HORSFORD
Independence Day of Ghana
We remember Sylvia Robinson 3/6/1936 - 9/29/11, MICHELANGELO, and former first lady Nancy Reagan.