Adama Barrow, born 16 February 1965 to an ethnic Fula family from rural eastern Gambia. He lived in the UK for several years, where he reportedly worked as a security guard at the Argos catalogue store in north London. Adama Barrow victory in Gambia’s presidential elction was arguably an even bigger shock. Adama Barrow Biography and Profile.
First Lady Aisha Buhari, born 17 February 1971, the Wife of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, General Muhammadu Buhari. She hails from Adamawa State, North-East Region of Nigeria. Buhari has a Master’s Degree in International Affairs and Strategic Studies (MIASS). Buhari pursued a career in Beauty and fashion and obtained a Diploma in Beauty Therapy from the Carlton Institute of Beauty Therapy, Windsor, United Kingdom. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari Biography and Profile.
J’Nai Bridges, African-American Mezzo-Soprano, was born 6 February 1987. J’Nai Bridges is a recipient of the prestigious 2018 Sphinx Medal of Excellence Award, a 2016 Richard Tucker Career Grant, first prize winner at the 2016 Francisco Viñas International Competition, first prize winner at the 2015 Gerda Lissner Competition, a recipient of the 2013 Sullivan Foundation Award. J’Nai Bridges Biography and Profile.
Sam Cooke, African-American Singer and Songwriter, born January 22, 1931, in Clarksdale, Mississippi, he sang with the gospel group the Soul Stirrers before going on to land huge hits like “You Send Me,” “Wonderful World,” “Chain Gang” and “Twistin’ the Night Away.” Sam Cooke died on December 11, 1964, in Los Angeles, California. More about Sam Cooke Biography and Profile.
Michael Rubens Bloomberg was born on February 14, 1942, Massachusetts. In 1966 was hired by a Wall Street firm, Salomon Brothers, for an entry-level job. Mayor Bloomberg’s economic policies helped New York City experience record-levels of private-sector job growth. He created innovative plans to fight climate change and promote sustainable development. More about Michael Bloomberg Biography and Profile.
Garth Brooks, born February 7, 1962, he grew up in Yukon, Oklahoma in the 1960s and ‘70s, the youngest of six children. Garth Brooks got his start in music singing in bars and clubs while attending Oklahoma State University. With more than 148 million in certified album sales, Garth Brooks is the No. 1 selling solo artist in United States history — ahead of Elvis Presley and second overall only to The Beatles. He has received countless accolades, including induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame, the International Songwriters Hall of Fame, the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame and, most recently, the Musicians Hall of Fame. Garth Brooks Biography and Profile.
Anita Nair was born 26 January 1966 in Shoranur, Kerala. She grew up in Chennai and later moved to Kerala, where she did her BA in English language and literature. Nair is the author of several works of fiction and nonfiction: Satyr of the Subway and Eleven Other Stories, The Better Man, Ladies Coupé, Mistress, and Goodnight and God Bless. Anita Nair Biography and Profile.
Chris Farley, actor and comedia, he was born on February 15, 1964, in Madison, Wisconsin. Chris juggled his increasing popularity on SNL with his first feature film role, Tommy Boy. Chris Farley was discovered by Saturday Night Live producer Lorne Michaels. On December 18, 1997, Chris Farley was found dead in his Chicago apartment after an extreme binge of substance use and party-hopping. Christopher Crosby Farley Biography and Profile.