National Dog Biscuit Day

  • Play Tennis Day – If the weather permits, grab a racket and play some tennis!
  • Banana Bread Day – Don’t throw those brown bananas out. The riper the bananas, the better!  Bake a loaf and fill the house with the amazing smell of banana bread!
  • World Spay Day –  This day aims to decrease stray pet populations by increasing awareness of the importance of spaying and neutering pets.
  • National Dog Biscuit Day – Best day ever for dogs! Pamper your pooch and give them their favorite treat today.

Birthdays! February, 23

  • Dakota Fanning, 27 – Actress who’s starring with her sister Elle in WWII drama The Nightingale coming out in 2022.
  • Skylar Grey, 35 – Singer, songwriter who wrote “Love the Way You Lie,” for  Eminem and best known for singing on Dr. Dre song “I Need a Doctor”
  • Aziz Ansari, 38 – Tom Haverford on the NBC series Parks and Recreation.
  • Emily Blunt, 38 – Mary Poppins in “Mary Poppins Returns” 
  • Josh Gad, 40 – Olaf, the snowman in “Frozen”
  • Niecy Nash, 51 – Deputy Raineesha Williams on “Reno 911!”
  • Daymond John, 52  “Shark Tank” star who’s the founder and CEO of FUBU
  • Kristin Davis, 56 – Charlotte on “Sex and the City”
  • Howard Jones, 66  ’80s singer “Things Can Only Get Better” & “No One Is to Blame”
  • Patricia Richardson, 70 – Tim Allen’s wife Jill on “Home Improvement”
  • Peter Fonda  (1940 – 2019)  Jane Fonda’s brother & Bridget Fonda’s dad.

Today In History:

  • 1940: Disney’s Pinocchio was released
  • 1940: Folk singer Woody Guthrie writes one of his best-known songs, “This Land is Your Land.”
  • 1954: A group of children from Arsenal Elementary School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, receive the first injections of the new polio vaccine.
  • 1985: Indiana basketball coach Bobby Knight throws a chair during a game
  • 1997: Dolly the Sheep, world’s first cloned mammal (from an adult cell) is announced by the Roslin Institute in Scotland.
  • 1999: TLC’s third album, FanMail, is released.
  • 1999: Eminem drops his first major-label album, The Slim Shady LP. He quickly becomes the most controversial rapper in music.
  • 2014: Zedd featuring Selena Gomez, “I Want You to Know” was released
  • 2019: Ariana Grande becomes the first solo artist with the Top 3 spots on the Hot 100 in the same week.  The songs: #1: “7 Rings” #2: “Break Up With Your Girlfriend, I’m Bored” #3: “Thank U, Next”