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Notable Birthdays for February 1

- Hattie Caraway of Arkansas, first woman elected to the Senate, in 1878
- Film director John Ford in 1894
- National Hockey League executive Conn Smythe in 1895
- Actor Clark Gable in 1901
- Poet Langston Hughes in 1902
- Humorist S.J. Perelman in 1904
- Cabaret singer Hildegarde Loretta Sell in 1906
- Film and special effects director George Pal in 1908
- Actor Stuart Whitman in 1928 (age 85)
- Former Russian President Boris Yeltsin in 1931
- Singer Don Everly, rock singer Ray Dr. Hook Sawyer and comedian Garrett Morris, all in 1937 (age 76)
- Actor Sherman Hemsley in 1938
- Actor/director Terry Jones (Monty Python's Flying Circus) in 1942 (age 71)
- Journalist Jessica Savitch in 1947
- Singer Rick James in 1948
- Actor Billy Mumy in 1954 (age 59)
- Princess Stephanie of Monaco and actor Sherilyn Fenn, both in 1965 (age 48)
- Singer Lisa Marie Presley, daughter of Elvis Presley, in 1968 (age 45)
- And actor Michael C. Hall in 1971 (age 42).

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