#527 Gregory Hines / Mick Robertson – 14 February 1946

Gregory Hines

Gregory Oliver Hines (February 14, 1946 – August 9, 2003) was an American actor, singer, dancer and choreographer. He was considered by some to be the greatest tap dancer of his generation. A native New Yorker, who won a 1992 Tony for the musical “Jelly’s Last Jam,” first found fame performing jazz tap with his brother Maurice.

Mick Robertson

Michael “Mick” Robertson (born February 14, 1946 in Petworth, Sussex) is a former presenter of the ITV children’s television magazine programme Magpie. Since the 1980s he has produced television programmes for children and has won several Children’s Baftas. In 2007 he was awarded the Special Award Children’s Bafta for his work in television.


Also born on this day:
Kemal Unakıtan was the Minister of Finance of Turkey.
Jan Decleir is a prolific Belgian (Flemish ) movie and stage actor born in Niel , Antwerp.
Tina Aumont was an American actress.
Timothy Fok GBS, JP is a Member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong.
Derek Possee is an English former professional footballer.
Alex Edwards is a Scottish former association football player.
Roberto Vieri is an Italian retired professional footballer.
Nikolajs Jermakovs is a former Soviet Latvian football striker.
Bernard Dowiyogo was President of the Republic of Nauru.
Gil Dobrică was a Romanian singer.
Malcolm Ludvigsen is an artist and scientist.

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