This Week's Birthdays - Week of February 17

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February 17, 1963 – Michael Jeffrey Jordan, also known by his initials, MJ, is an American former professional basketball player, entrepreneur, and majority owner and chairman of the Charlotte Bobcats.

Jordan jersey (StreetView)
Jordan jersey

February 18, 1982 – Florian Vogel is a Swiss professional racing cyclist.

Florian Vogel (StreetView)
Florian Vogel

February 19, 1940 – William “Smokey” Robinson, Jr. is an American R&B singer-songwriter, record producer, and former record executive. Robinson was the founder and front man of the popular Motown vocal group The Miracles, for which he also served as the group’s chief songwriter and producer.

Smokey Robinson & The Miracles (StreetView)
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles

February 20, 1966 – Cynthia Ann “Cindy” Crawford is an American model. Crawford is known for her trademark mole just above her lip, and has adorned hundreds of magazine covers throughout her career.

Cindy Crawford (StreetView)
Cindy Crawford

February 21, 1936 – Barbara Charline Jordan was an American politician and a leader of the Civil Rights movement.

Barbara Jordan's Statue (StreetView)
Barbara Jordan's Statue

February 22, 1732 – George Washington was the first President of the United States (1789–1797), the commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.

George Washington Birthplace (indoor) (StreetView)
George Washington Birthplace (indoor)

February 23, 1952 – Bradford Ernest Whitford is the rhythm guitarist for the hard rock band Aerosmith.

Signed Aerosmith photo (StreetView)
Signed Aerosmith photo