10 Best Performance Jordan Shoes

Updated on: September 2021

Best Performance Jordan Shoes in 2021


PUMA Men's Tazon 6 Wide Fracture FM Sneaker, Puma Black-Puma Black, 7.5 W US

PUMA Men's Tazon 6 Wide Fracture FM Sneaker, Puma Black-Puma Black, 7.5 W US
BESTSELLER NO. 1 in 2021
  • Run-Train Performance Sneaker
  • Tazon

adidas Men's OwnTheGame Basketball Shoe, White/Black/White, 11 M US

adidas Men's OwnTheGame Basketball Shoe, White/Black/White, 11 M US
BESTSELLER NO. 2 in 2021
  • Mid-cut basketball shoes with a Cloudfoam midsole built for cushioned comfort
  • Regular fit; Mid cut; Lace closure; Plush feel
  • Mesh upper for breathability; Synthetic leather zones are soft and durable
  • Cushioned Cloudfoam midsole; Soft textile lining for comfort; Enjoy the comfort and performance of OrthoLite sockliner
  • Heel pull helps simplify entry; Durable Adiwear outsole

Nike Men's Revolution 4 Running Shoe, black/black, 7 Regular US

Nike Men's Revolution 4 Running Shoe, black/black, 7 Regular US
BESTSELLER NO. 3 in 2021
  • MEN'S RUNNING SHOES: Molded pods offer multi-surface traction. Pods flatten on impact then spring back at toe-off creating a piston effect that delivers responsive cushioning.
  • ATHLETIC SHOES: Soft foam midsole delivers lightweight, responsive cushioning. Underlays in the vamp and toe tip offer support and structure for a comfortable ride.
  • CORE PERFORMANCE: Minimal in design running shoes. Full-length rubber outsole provides durable traction and cushioning to run longer.
  • LIGHTWEIGHT SHOE: No-sew overlays along the midfoot and eyestays provide durability while keeping the shoe lightweight. Single-layer mesh upper for optimal breathability.
  • NIKE MEN'S SHOE: Imported, synthetic and rubber sole

Nike Men's Basketball Shoes, Multicolour (Black/Court Purple-Anthracite-White 051), 10.5 UK

Nike Men's Basketball Shoes, Multicolour (Black/Court Purple-Anthracite-White 051), 10.5 UK
BESTSELLER NO. 4 in 2021
  • Style#: 315371-051
  • Foam midsole with Nike Air units in the heel and forefoot for superb cushioning
  • Rubber outsole for traction and durability
  • Padded collar for comfort and an enhanced fit
  • Leather and synthetic upper with mesh side panels for comfort and breathability

adidas Kids Unisex's Hoops Mid 2.0 Basketball Shoe, black/white/red, 1 Little Kid

adidas Kids Unisex's Hoops Mid 2.0 Basketball Shoe, black/white/red, 1 Little Kid
BESTSELLER NO. 5 in 2021
  • Regular fit
  • Knit textile upper; TPU midfoot support
  • Enjoy the comfort and performance of OrthoLite Float sockliner
  • EVA midsole for lightweight cushioning
  • Rubber outsole provides excellent grip

New In Town

New In Town
BESTSELLER NO. 6 in 2021

Principles: Life and Work

Principles: Life and Work
BESTSELLER NO. 7 in 2021

PUMA Men's Tazon 6 FM Puma White/ Puma Black/ Puma Silver Running Shoe - 8.5 D(M) US

PUMA Men's Tazon 6 FM Puma White/ Puma Black/ Puma Silver Running Shoe - 8.5 D(M) US
BESTSELLER NO. 8 in 2021
  • Synthetic leather upper
  • Midfoot saddle for maximum fit

Air Jordan 4 Retro BG - 408452 003

Air Jordan 4 Retro BG - 408452 003
BESTSELLER NO. 9 in 2021
  • First released in 1999 as one of the first Retro+ colorways ever, the "Oreo" Air Jordan 4 made a triumphant return in 2015 to the delight of all those seeking out a pair of the original release. Part of the new "Remastered" Air Jordan Retro series, the shoe features a premium leather upper with the signature "cookies and cream" grey speckled detailing. This listing is for Grade School sizing only.
  • Air Jordan 4 Retro BG
  • Style Number: 408452 003
  • Nickname: Oreo
  • Material: leather

Me and You and Everyone We Know

Me and You and Everyone We Know
BESTSELLER NO. 10 in 2021
  • DVD
  • AC-3, Color, Dolby
  • English (Original Language), English (Unknown)
  • 1
  • 91

February 17: Today's Notable Birthdays

Happy birthday: Hal Holbrooke, Michael Jordan, Larry the Cable Guy, Jerry O'Connell, Lou Diamond Phillips, Rene Russo, Montgomery Ward and more. Is February 17th your birthday? How will you celebrate? What notable individuals share your birthday?

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February 19th was the birth date of several notable (or even notorious) individuals. Here they are:

February 19th Birthdays: Famous Artists

Luigi Boccherini, Italian cellist and classical music composer, was born on February 19, 1743.

Romanian sculptor Constantin Brancusi (The Endless Column and Sleeping Muse) was born on February 19, 1876.

John Michael Frankenheimer, American film director (Against the Wall, Andersonville, The Birdman of Alcatraz, The Burning Season, Days of Wine and Roses, The French Connection, George Wallace, The Manchurian Candidate and Ronin), was born on February 19, 1930.

February 19th Birthdays: Famous Athletes

American horse racing jockey George Edward (Eddie) Arcaro was born on February 19, 1916. Eddie Arcaro was the first jockey to capture the Triple Crown of thoroughbred horse racing twice. He won the Belmont Stakes, the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes in 1941 on Whirlaway and in 1948 on Citation. With six wins in the Belmont Stakes, five victories in the Kentucky Derby and six triumphs in the Preakness Stakes, Eddie Arcaro was called "the most famous horseback rider since Paul Revere."

Eddie Brown, American professional football player (Cincinnati Bengals), was born on February 19, 1952.

Becky Dyroen-Lancer, American synchronized swimmer and Olympic gold medalist (1996), was born on February 19, 1971.

American professional football player Paul Krause (Minnesota Vikings and Washington Redskins) was born on February 19, 1942.

Leslie Laing, Jamaican relay runner and Olympic gold medalist (1952), was born on February 19, 1925.

Czechoslovakian tennis star Hana Mandlíkova was born on February 19, 1962.

Bob Menne, American professional golfer, was born on February 19, 1942.

American professional baseball player (Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians and Minnesota Twins) and manager (Atlanta Braves and Cincinnati Reds) Russell Eugene (Russ) Nixon was born on February 19, 1935.

American professional baseball player Richard Walther (Dick) Siebert (Brooklyn Dodgers, Philadelphia Athletics and St. Louis Cardinals) was born on February 19, 1912.

February 19th Birthdays: Famous Authors and Journalists

Elie Ducommun, Swiss pacifist, journalist and Nobel Prize winner (1902), was born on February 19, 1833.

British actor and playwright David Garrick (Bon Ton, The Clandestine Marriage and Miss in Her Teens) was born on February 19, 1717.

Lula Carson (Carson McCullers) Smith, American novelist (The Ballad of the Sad Café, Clock Without Hands, The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter, The Member of the Wedding, The Mortgaged Heart,Reflections in a Golden Eye and The Square Root of Wonderful), was born on February 19, 1917.

Chinese-American author Amy Tan (The Bonesetter's Daughter, The Hundred Secret Senses, The Joy Luck Club, The Kitchen God's Wife, The Moon Lady, The Opposite of Fate and Saving Fish from Drowning) was born on February 19, 1952.

February 19th Birthdays: Famous Business Leaders

Roger Goodell, American sports executive and National Football League (NFL) Commissioner, was born on February 19, 1959.

February 19th Birthdays: Famous Performers

Canadian rock drummer Daniel Adair (3 Doors Down, Martone, Nickelback and Suspect) was born on February 19, 1975.

Justine Bateman, American actress (A Century of Women, Family Ties, The Fatal Image, Lois amp; Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, Men Behaving Badly, Out of Order, Primary Motive and Satisfaction), was born on February 19, 1966. Justine Bateman's brother is actor Jason Bateman.

German rock bassist Francis Buchholz (The Scorpions) was born on February 19, 1954.

Denny Corell, American rock and contemporary Christian music singer and songwriter (Blues Image, Love Song and Manna), was born on February 19, 1946.

Lorianne Crook, American radio and television personality (Crook amp; Chase, Offstage with Lorianne Crook and This Week in Country Music), was born on February 19, 1957.

American actor Jeff Daniels (Arachnophobia, Because of Winn-Dixie, Dumb and Dumber, Gettysburg, Gods and Generals, Radio Days, Ragtime, The Purple Rose of Cairo, Something Wild, Speed, The Squid and the Whale and Terms of Endearment) was born on February 19, 1955.

Benecio del Toro, Puerto Rican actor (Che, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Sin City, Snatch, Traffic and The Usual Suspects) and Academy Award winner (2000), was born on February 19, 1967.

Haylie Duff, American singer and actress (7th Heaven, Material Girls and Napoleon Dynamite), was born on February 19, 1985. Haylie Duff's sister is singer and actress Hilary Duff (Lizzie McGuire).

American pop singer Bob Engemann (The Lettermen) was born on February 19, 1936.

Bruce Fairbairn, American actor (Cyclone, Knots Landing, L.A. Law, Nightstick, The Rookies and Vampire Hookers), was born on February 19, 1947.

Jon Fishman, American jam rock drummer (Pfish), was born on February 19, 1965.

American actress (Gold Diggers of 1937, Million Dollar Legs and Range Feud) and Ziegfeld Follies performer Susan Fleming was born on February 19, 1908. Susan Fleming married comedian and actor Harpo Marx (The Marx Brothers), but she was not related to Groucho Marx' girlfriend Erin Fleming.

Carlin Glynn, American actress (Sixteen Candles), was born on February 19, 1940. Carlin Glynn's daughter is actress Mary Stuart Masterson.

British actor Sir Cedric Hardwicke (The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Richard III, Stanley and Livingstone and The Ten Commandments) was born on February 19, 1893.

Johann (Falco) Holzel, Austrian technopop singer ("All Vienna," "Rock Me Amadeus" and "The Sound of Musik"), was born on February 19, 1957.

Tony Iommi, British heavy metal rock guitarist and songwriter (Black Sabbath), was born on February 19, 1948.

Stan Kenton, American jazz and Big Band pianist and bandleader, was born on February 19, 1912.

American actor (The Big Heat, The Big Red One, The Caine Mutiny, Cat Ballou, The Dirty Dozen, Delta Force, The Killers, Paint Your Wagon, Point Blank and Ship of Fools), Academy Award winner (1965) and World War II veteran Lee Marvin was born on February 19, 1924.

Michael Nader, American actor (All My Children, As the World Turns, Bare Essence, Beach Party, Dynasty, Gidget and Lost Horizon), was born on February 19, 1945. Michael Nader is nephew to actor George Nader.

William Smokey Robinson, American R B;, soul and rock singer (Smokey Robinson and the Miracles) and music industry executive (Motown Records), was born on February 19, 1940. Smokey Robinson's hit singles included "I Second That Emotion," "Shop Around" and "Tracks of My Tears."

American R B; and soul singer and songwriter Robert (Bobby) Rogers (Smokey Robinson and the Miracles) was born on February 19, 1940.

Lugee Alfredo Giovanni (Lou Christie) Sacco, American pop singer (The Tammys), was born on February 19, 1943. Lou Christie's hit singles included "The Gypsy Cried," "I'm Gonna Make You Mine," "Lightnin' Strikes," "Rhapsody in the Rain" and "Two Faces Have I."

British soul and rock singer Seal Henry Olusegun Kwassi Olumide Adelo Samuel ("Killer," "Kiss from a Rose" and "My Vision") was born on February 19, 1963. Seal married supermodel Heidi Klum.

John William (John Bubbles) Sublett, American vaudevillian, tap dancer and actor (Cabin in the Sky, No Maps on My Taps, Porgy and Bess, A Song is Born and Variety Show), was born on February 19, 1902. John Bubbles became popular with his creation of rhythm tap dancing.

British actress Estelle Merle O'Brien (Merle Oberon) Thompson (Deep in My Heart, Hotel, Interval, The Oscar, Stage Door Canteen andWuthering Heights) was born on February 19, 1911.

American actor Carl Henry (Louis Calhern) Vogt (Annie Get Your Gun, The Asphalt Jungle, The Count of Monte Cristo, Duck Soup, High Society, Jacobowsky und der Oberst, Julius Caesar, The Magnificent Yankee, Prisoner of Zenda, The Red Pony and The Student Prince) was born on February 19, 1895. Louis Calhern's four wives included actresses Ilka Chase and Natalie Schafer.

Dave Wakeling, British rock guitarist, singer and songwriter (The Beat, The English Beat and General Public), was born on February 19, 1956.

Nydia Westman, American actress (From Hell to Heaven, The Ghost and Mr. Chicken, Going My Way, Little Woman, The Reluctant Astronaut, Rose Bowl, Strange Justice and The Velvet Touch), was born on February 19, 1902.

British actor Ray Winstone (Beowulf, Cold Mountain, The Departed, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, King Arthur, The Proposition, Scum, Sexy Beast and Vincent) was born on February 19, 1957.

February 19th Birthdays: Famous Scientists

Svante August Arhenius, Swedish chemist, physicist and Nobel Prize winner (1903), was born on February 19, 1859.

Nicolaus Copernicus, Polish astronomer and author (De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium), was born on February 19, 1473. Nicolaus Copernicus formulated the Copernican System, postulating that the sun was the center of the universe.

Swedish explorer and Himalayan geographer Sven Anders Hedin was born on February 19, 1865.

Sir Roderick Impey Murchison, Scottsh geologist, was born on February 19, 1792. Roderick Murchison has been credited with the first analyses of the Silurian System.

February 19th Birthdays: Famous World (and Other) Leaders

British Prince Andrew, Duke of York, was born on February 19, 1960.

Peruvian President Augusto Bernardino Leguia y Salcedo was born on February 19, 1863.

Philip V, King of Spain, was born on February 19, 1683.

Willem III, King of the Netherlands, was born on February 19, 1817.

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February 18th your birthday? Was someone special to you born on February 18th? With whom will you choose to celebrate this excellent occasion?

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February 18th was the birth date of several notable (or even notorious) individuals. Here they are:

February 18th Birthdays: Famous Artists

Leon Alberti, Italian architect (Della Pittura), was born on February 18, 1404.

Jan Tomas Milos Forman, Czechoslovakian film director (Amadeus, Audition, Black Peter, The Firemen's Ball, The Ghost of Munich, Goya's Ghosts, Hair, Loves of a Blonde, Man on the Moon, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, The People vs. Larry Flynt, Ragtime, Taking Off and Valmont) and Academy Award winner (1975 and 1984), was born on February 18, 1932.

American film director John Hughes, Jr. (The Breakfast Club, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Home Alone, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, National Lampoon's Vacation, Planes Trains amp; Automobiles, Pretty in Pink, Sixteen Candles, Uncle Buck and Weird Science), was born on February 18, 1950.

American painter (Snake Charmer at Tangiers), glassmaker and stained glass window artist Louis Comfort Tiffany was born on February 18, 1848. Louis Comfort Tiffany was the son of jeweler Charles Louis Tiffany.

Gahan Wilson, American cartoonist (The New Yorker and Playboy), was born on February 18, 1930.

Swedish painter Anders Leonard Zorn (Castles in the Air, Home Tunes and Midsummer Dance), was born on February 18, 1860. (CTRL-click here to view samples of Anders Zorn's artwork online in a new window.)

February 18th Birthdays: Famous Athletes

George Gipp, American football star (Notre Dame University), was born on February 18, 1895. Ronald Reagan portrayed George Gipp in the 1940 motion picture Knute Rockney: All American, voicing the famous line, "Win one for the Gipper."

American professional hockey player Martie Howe (Boston Bruins and Hartford Whalers) was born on February 18, 1954. Marty Howe is the son of professional hockey player Gordie Howe.

Matti Jarvinen, Finnish javelin thrower and Olympic gold medalist (1932), was born on February 18, 1909.

Kris King, Canadian professional hockey player (Winnipeg Jets), was born on February 18, 1966.

American professional baseball player Bruce Kison (Boston Red Sox, California Angels and Pittsburgh Pirates) was born on February 18, 1950.

Marita Koch, German sprinter and Olympic gold medalist (1980), was born on February 18, 1957.

Igor Larionov, Russian professional hockey player (Detroit Red Wings), was born on February 18, 1969.

Carlos Lopes, Portuguese marathoner and Olympic gold medalist (1984), was born on February 18, 1947.

Charles Dallan (Dal) Maxwill, American professional baseball player (Oakland Athletics, Pittsburgh Pirates and St. Louis Cardinals), was born on February 18, 1939.

American professional baseball player John Mayberry (Houston Astros, Kansas City Royals, New York Yankees and Toronto Blue Jays) was born on February 18, 1949.

American race car driver Jim McElreath was born on February 18, 1928.

Alexander Mogilny, Russian professional hockey player (Buffalo Sabres), was born on February 18, 1969.

Andy Moog, Canadian professional hockey player (Boston Bruins and Houston Oilers) and Olympic gold medalist (1988), was born on February 18, 1960.

American tennis star Dick Stockton was born on February 18, 1951.

American professional golfer Judy Rankin Torluemke was born on February 18, 1945.

Julio Ruben (Jerry Morales) Torres, Puerto Rican professional baseball player (Chicago Cubs, Detroit Tigers, New York Mets, San Diego Padres and St. Louis Cardinals), was born on February 18, 1949.

February 18th Birthdays: Famous Authors and Journalists

American publisher (Cosmopolitan) and author (Sex and the Office, Sex and the New Single Girl and Sex and the Single Girl) Helen Gurley Brown was born on February 18, 1922.

Sir Arthur Bryant, British historian, columnist (Illustrated London News) and author (The Age of Chivalry, The Age of Elegance, The American Ideal, Dunkirk: A Memorial, The Elizabethan Deliverance, English Saga, The Fire and the Rose: Dramatic Moments in British History, George V, Historian's Holiday, King Charles the Second, Macaulay, Postman's Horn, Restoration England, The Spirit of Conservatism, The Story of England: Makers of the Realm, Unfinished Victory and Years of Victory), was born on February 18, 1899.

Charles Lamb, British essayist (Essays of Elia and Tales from Shakespeare), was born on February 18, 1775.

Russian author Sholem Aleichem Rabinowitz (The Adventures of Menahem-Mendl, Fiddler on the Roof, From the Fair, In the Storm and Tevya the Dairyman) was born on February 18, 1859.

Wallace Stegner, American literary critic, author (Angle of Repose, The Big Rock Candy Mountain, Crossing to Safety, Fire and Ice, Late Harvest: Rural American Writing, On a Darkling Plain, The Potter's House, The Preacher and the Slave, Recapitulation, Remembering Laughter, A Shooting Star, The Spectator Bird, The Women on the Wall and Writer's Art: A Collection of Short Stories) and Pulitzer Prize winner (1971), was born on February 18, 1909. Wallace Stegner has been called "The Dean of Western Writers."

Chloe Ardelia Anthony (Toni Morrison) Wofford, American author (Beloved, The Big Box, The Bluest Eye, Dreaming Emmett, Honey and Me, Jazz, Love, Margaret Garner, Paradise, Playing in the Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination, Race-ing Justice - En-Gendering Power, Song of Solomon, Sula and Tar Baby), Pulitzer Prize winner (1987) and Nobel Prize winner (1993), was born on February 18, 1931.

February 18th Birthdays: Famous Business Leaders

Italian automaker and race car driver Enzo Ferrari (Ferrari Sp.A) was born on February 18, 1898.

American steel industrialist Charles Michael Schwab (Bethlehem Steel Company) was born on February 18, 1862. Brokerage company founder Charles R. Schwab (Charles Schwab Corporation) is not related to Charles Michael Schwab.

February 18th Birthdays: Famous Performers

African-Colombian jazz saxophonist Justo Almario (Koinonia) was born on February 18, 1949. Justo Almario has played with Freddie Hubbard, Jennifer Lopez, Tania Maria, Poncho Sanchez, Cal Tjader and other artists.

Robbie Bachman, Canadian rock drummer (Bachman-Turner Overdrive and Brave Belt), was born on February 18, 1953. Robbie Bachman is brother to rock guitarist, singer and songwriter Randy Bachman. He is also uncle to rock singer Tal Bachman.

American actress Sarah Joy Brown (General Hospital) was born on February 18, 1975.

Tyrone Burton, American actor (The Parent 'Hood), was born on February 18, 1979.

Veronica Randy Crawford, American R B; and jazz singer ("Imagine," "Nightline," "One Day I'll Fly Away" and "Rainy Night in Georgia"), was born on February 18, 1952.

American radio and television personality William Lawrence Francis (Bill) Cullen (The $25,000 Pyramid, Blockbusters, I've Got a Secret, The Joker's Wild, Name that Tune, The Price Is Right and To Tell the Truth) was born on February 18, 1920.

British actress Sinead Cusack (Cyrano de Bergerac, Home Again, North and South, Revenge, Stealing Beauty, V for Vendetta and Waterland) was born on February 18, 1948. Daughter to actors Maureen Kiely Cusack and Cyril Cusack, Sinead Cusack is the sister of actresses Catherine Cusack, Niamh Cusack and Sorcha Cusack. Sinead Cusack married actor Jeremy Irons.

William Andrew Jones (Billy) DeWolfe, American actor (Call Me Madam, Lullaby of Broadway, The Perils of Pauline and Tea for Two), was born on February 18, 1907.

Dennis DeYoung, American rock keyboardist and singer (Styx), was born on February 18, 1947.

American actor Matt Dillon (Crash, Drugstore Cowboy, The Flamingo Kid, In amp; Out, My Bodyguard, The Outsiders, There's Something about Mary and To Die For) was born on February 18, 1964. Matt Dillon's brother is actor Kevin Dillon.

George Kennedy, American actor (Airport, The Blue Knight, Cool Hand Luke, Dallas, Delta Force, The Dirty Dozen, Earthquake and Naked Gun) and Academy Award winner (1967), was born on February 18, 1925.

American rock drummer and singer Keith Knudsen (The Doobie Brothers) was born on February 18, 1948.

Japanese artist and singer Yoko Ono Lennon (The Plastic Ono Band) was born on February 18, 1933. Yoko Ono Lennon was married to former Beatle John Lennon. Their son is rock musician Sean Lennon.

Shane Lyons, American actor (All That and Wizards of Waverly Place), was born on February 18, 1988.

American country music and pop singer and songwriter Judy Kay (Juice) Newton was born on February 18, 1952. Juice Newton's hit singles included "Angel of the Morning," "Any Way That You Want Me," "It's a Heartache," "Lay Back in the Arms of Someone," "Let's Keep It That Way," "Sunshine," "Sweet Sweet Smile," "Until Tonight" and "You Fill My Life."

Vladimir (Jack Palance) Palahnuik, American actor (Batman, Bronk, City Slickers, Cops and Robbersons, Cyborg 2, Requiem for a Heavyweight and Ripley's Believe It or Not) and Academy Award winner (1991), was born on February 18, 1919.

Australian rock drummer Derek Pellicci (The Little River Band) was born on February 18, 1953.

American actress Molly Ringwald (The Breakfast Club, The Facts of Life, Office Killer, Pretty in Pink, The Secret Life of an American Teenager, Sixteen Candles, Teaching Mrs. Tingle and Townies) was born on February 18, 1968.

Larry Rust, American hard rock keyboardist and singer (Iron Butterfly), was born on February 18, 1953.

Puerto Rican rock singer and songwriter Herman Santiago (Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers) was born on February 18, 1941. Herman Santiago has been credited with writing the hit single "Why Do Fools Fall in Love."

Italian-Australian actress Greta Scacchi (Broken Trail, The Coca Cola Kid, Country Life, The Ebony Tower, Heat and Dust, The Player, Presumed Innocent, Rasputin: Dark Servant of Destiny and White Mischief) was born on February 18, 1960.

Cybill Shepherd, American model and actress (Cybill, The L Word, The Last Picture Show, The Long Hot Summer, Moonlighting and Taxi Driver), was born on February 18, 1950.

American R B; and soul singer Irma Thomas ("Break-a-Way," "Cry On," "Good to Me," "I'm Gonna Cry Till My Tears Run Dry," "It's a Man's - Woman's World," "It's Raining," "Ruler of My Heart," "Take a Look," "Time Is on My Side," "Times Have Changed" and "Two Winters Long") was born on February 18, 1941. Irma Thomas has been called "The Soul Queen of New Orleans."

American dancer and actor John Travolta (Broken Arrow, Get Shorty, Grease, Primary Colors, Pulp Fiction, Saturday Night Fever, Swordfish, The Thin Red Line, Urban Cowboy and Welcome Back Kotter) was born on February 18, 1954. John Travolta married actress Kelly Preston.

Sean Watkins, American folk-rock guitarist, singer and songwriter (Fiction Family and Nickel Creek), was born on February 18, 1977.

Vanna White, American model and television personality (Wheel of Fortune), was born on February 18, 1957.

American rap artist Andre Romelle (Dr. Dre) Young was born on February 18, 1965.

February 18th Birthdays: Famous Scientists

Jacques Cassini, French astronomer, was born on February 18, 1677. Jacques Cassini has been credited with discovering the Rings of Saturn.

Italian physicist Alessandro Antonio Anastasio Volta was born on February 18, 1745. Alessandro Volta is best remembered for developing the first electric battery cell. The electronic term "voltage" honors him.

February 18th Birthdays: Famous World (and Other) Leaders

British Christian missionary and linguist Henry Martyn was born on February 18, 1781. Henry Martyn served in Persia and translated the New Testament into both Arabic and Hindustani.

Mary I, Queen of England, was born on February 18, 1516.

Hindu leader Ramakrishna was born on February 18, 1836.

Wendell Lewis Willkie, American attorney, business executive, author (One World) and 1940 Republican candidate for the U.S. Presidency, was born on February 18, 1892. Wendell Willkie lost the Presidential election to 32nd U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

Do you know any others who are celebrating birthdays on February 18th?

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