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• Name the 1st person to sing gospel @ the Apollo Theater

• Happy Birthday, OPRAH WINFREY/ADAM LAMBERT/TOM SELLECK/JUDY NORTON TAYLOR/CHARLIE WILSON/State of KANSAS/SARA GILBERT. We remember, James Ingram (d. 2019).

• National Corn Chip Day and Puzzle Day

• Eco-friendly Sunday
30
• Name 1st black to design a US coin.

• Death of Gandhi of India

• We remember producer Fred Silverman (d. 2020).

• Former Pres. Franklin Roosevelt, 1882

• Happy Birthday, CHRISTIAN BALE/JODY WATLEY

• New Monday
31
• King Stitt d. 1/31/2012

• Happy Birthday, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE/KERRY WASHINGTON

• Interesting Tuesday
1
• 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

• We remember Langston Hughes d.1967; Rick James d. 2004; Don Cornelius d. 2012; Sherman Hemsley d. 2012; Dennis Edwards d. 2018; Marc 'Simpsons' writer Wilmore d. 2021; Lisa Marie Presley d. 2022

• Islam Faith: Hijab Day

• Happy Birthday, LAURA MARLING, BIG BOI

• Doable Wednesday
2
• Where was the 1st African Day parade?

• CANDLEMAS DAY or End of Christmas-Epiphany Season

• 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

• Happy Birthday, SHAKIRA/CHRISTIE BRINKLEY

• Anticipating Thursday
3
• 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

• Pleasant Friday
4
• Happy Birthday, NICOLLE WALLACE

• We remember Rosa Lee Parks (1913); Unofficial Rosa Parks Day; Conrad Brian (b. 1923)

• Thank-A-Letter Mail Carrier Day

• Investment Saturday
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• We remember actor Kevin Conway (d. 2020); Christopher Plummer (d. 2021)

• Name the two students who created a world wide religion

• Happy Birthday, BOBBY BROWN

• Name the creator of Kwanzaa in America.

• Eco-friendly Sunday
6
• Name the 1st black male to host a national talk show.

• WAITANGI DAY/NEW ZEALAND DAY

• We remember Bob Marley 2/6/1945-5/9/1981; Natalie Cole

• TV Special: Directors Guild of America Awards; Art Directors Guild Awards

• Happy Birthday, State of MASSACHUSETTS/ZSA ZSA GABOR/MIKE'actor'FARRELL/ROBERT TOWNSEND

• Berlin Film Festival (2/6-16)

• We remember former pres. Ronald Reagan, 1911

• New Monday
7
• Happy Birthday, GARTH BROOKS/CHRIS ROCK/ASHTON KUTCHER

• Interesting Tuesday
8
• Beginning of National Forgiveness Week

• 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).

• Doable Wednesday
9
• 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

• Anticipating Thursday
10
• Who created Father's Day?

• Happy Birthday ROBERTA FLACK/EMMA ROBERTS/YARA SHAHIDI

• Pleasant Friday
11
• We remember Thomas Edison (d. 1847); Whitney Houston (d. 2012); Paula Kelly (d.2020)

• Happy Birthday, BRANDY NORWOOD/JENNIFER ANISTON/BURT REYNOLDS/TAYLOR LAUTNER/KELLY ROWLAND/SHERYL CROW/JAZZ RAYCOLE

• Investment Saturday
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• How did Chicago get its name?

• Abraham Lincoln's Birthday

• Happy Birthday, ARSENIO HALL/ELLE VARNER

• We remember Al Jarreau.

• Eco-friendly Sunday
13
• 1ST Public School Opened (1635)

• Name the 1st woman to make an album.

• World Radio Day

• Happy Birthday, BEN POWERS

• Family Day (Canada)

• New Monday
14
• VALENTINE'S DAY

• First African-American record created by Mamie Smith

• Happy Birthday, State of ARIZONA and OREGON; HEART EVANGELISTA

• Richard Allen founded AME Church, 1794

• We remember Florence Henderson (d. 2016); actress Esther Scott (d. 2020).

• TV Special: British Academy Film Awards (BBC)

• Interesting Tuesday
15
• Happy Birthday, JANE' actress' SEYMOUR/AMBER 'actress' RILEY

• We remember Denise "Vanity" Matthew.

• National Flag of Canada Day

• PRESIDENTS' DAY

• Name the 1st black actress to play the role of Queen Sheba

• Doable Wednesday
16
• Nationally: Caregivers' Day

• Happy Birthday, ICE-T/LAVAR BURTON/LOU DIAMOND PHILLIPS

• We remember "singer" Leslie Gore; "singer: James Ingram (b.1952); actress Kellye Nakahara (d. 2020)

• Anticipating Thursday
17
• 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).

• Name the King of Rock & Roll.

• What does "X" mean?

• Pleasant Friday
18
• We remember Maria von Trapp (2014).

• Happy Birthday DAY 26/JOHN TRAVOLTA/CHANTE MOORE

• President's Day

• Investment Saturday
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• Happy Birthday, SMOKEY ROBINSON

• We remember Lou Myers (TV actor, Vernon Gaines).

• Name the artist who designed the official portrait of Bill Clinton.

• International Friendship Day

• Eco-friendly Sunday
20
• Name the 1st black group to be on the Billboards 100 chart.

• Happy Birthday, SIDNEY POITIER, RIHANNA, CINDY CRAWFORD

• We remember Nancy Wilson (birthday).

• New Monday
21
• We remember Rue McClanahan 2/21/1934-6/2/2010/; Nina Simone (b.); Jackie Shane (d.2019); politician John Lewis (b.)

• Minister Malik (Malcolm X) death - 1965

• Happy Birthday, TYNE DALY/KELSEY GRAMMER

• Interesting Tuesday

• Mardi Gras/Shrove Tuesday
22
• Name the 1st black musician award show.

• Who sang her 1st solo in New Bethel Baptist Church, Detroit?

• National Pretty Brown Girl Day

• We remember, producer Bud Yorkin; model B. Smith (d. 2020).

• George Washington's Birthday

• Happy Birthday, DREW BARRYMORE

• Doable Wednesday
23
• Happy Birthday, NIECY NASH

• Anticipating Thursday
24
• We remember actor Ben Cooper (d. 2020); actor Diana Serra Cary (d. 2020).

• Heritage Day (Canada)

• National TV Turnoff Week begins.

• Pleasant Friday
25
• We remember daytime soap writer Lee Phillip Bell (d. 2020).

• Name the 1st two rap records.

• Happy Birthday, RASHIDA JONES/SALLY JESSY RAPHAEL

• Investment Saturday
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• ANNUAL CELEBRATION OF BIRTH, MASTER FARD MUHAMMAD

• We remember Fats Domino (b. 1928).

• Happy Birthday, ERYKAH BADU.

• Eco-friendly Sunday
27
• 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).

• Name the 1st lady to place black art in the White House.

• New Monday
28
• Feb. 29 We remember Davy Jones; deceased Gavin 'actor' MacLeod (b.1931)

• Happy Birthday, TASHA SMITH

• Interesting Tuesday
1
• Hosted Theme: USA: White American Appreciation Month, Annual Food-Fasting Month
• It is National Youth Art Month; National Craft Month; Music In Our School Month; Women's History Month; Ntl.Nutrition Month; Irish American History Month
• Happy Birthday, State of OHIO/NEBRASKA/JUSTIN BEIBER/HARRY BELAFONTE/LUPITA NYONGO
• Doable Wednesday
2
• Happy Birthday, Dr. Suess; DANIEL CRAIG.
• We remember Johnny 'actor' Brown (d. 2022)
• Anticipating Thursday
3
• Dolls' Festival (Japan)
• Happy Birthday, State of FLORIDA/DARNELL WILLIAMS/JESSICA BIEL
• We remember Steve Bridges d./Ronnie Montrose/Bobby Rogers 2/19/1940-3/3/13/David Ogden d.
• National American Anthem Day
• Pleasant Friday
4
• Name the 1st gospel singer to receive a Walk of Fame Star
• Happy Birthday, State of VERMONT/KIMORA LEE SIMMONS
• The Ultimate Wedding: How old was Princess Diana when she married?
• Investment Saturday