"February 29" "BORN TODAY" \t1972 - Antonio Sabato Jr. 1972 - Dave Williams (RIP) \t1972 - Joey Greco 1956 - Jonathan Coleman \t1952 - Tim Powers \t1948 - Ken Foree \t1944 - Dennis Farina (RIP) \t1936 - Jack Lousma \t1936 - Alex Rocco (RIP) \t1928 - Tempest Storm \t1928 - Joss Ackland \t1920 - Michele Morgan \t1920 - James Mitchell (RIP) \t1916 - Dinah Shore (RIP) \t"DIED TODAY" \tGil Elvgren (Born:\u00a0March 15, 1914 \/ Died:\u00a0February 29, 1980) \tWes Farrell (Born:\u00a0December 21, 1939 \/ Died:\u00a0February 29, 1996) \tDennis Danell (Born:\u00a0June 24, 1961 \/ Died:\u00a0February 29, 2000) \tDavy Jones (Born:\u00a0December 30, 1945 \/ Died:\u00a0February 29, 2012) "MOVIES TODAY" \t1964\u00a0- Merrie Melodies: Bartholomew Versus the Wheel aired. \t1968 - The Secret War of Harry Frigg is a 1968 comedy film set in World War II. It was directed by Jack Smight and starred Paul Newman. \t1980 - Foxes \u2013 An American teen drama film starring Jodie Foster, Scott Baio, Sally Kellerman, Randy Quaid and Cherie Currie (in her film acting debut). The original music score is composed by Giorgio Moroder, and features the song"On the Radio", sung by Donna Summer. \t1980 - The Ninth Configuration (also known as Twinkle, Twinkle, "Killer" Kane) An American film nominated at the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture \u2013 Drama "MUSIC TODAY" \t1960 - Percy Faith's "Theme From 'A Summer Place'" again was #1. \t1964 - Meet the Beatles, the first album in America, was #1 for the third week. \t1964 -\u00a0We were introduced to a new group on this date.\u00a0 The great Temptations first debuted on the chart with their first career single--"The Way You Do the Things You Do". \t1964 - "Fun, Fun Fun" from the Beach Boys moved from 69 to 27. \t1964 - The Beatles remained at #1 for the fourth week with "I Want To Hold Your Hand".\u00a0 Their follow-up "She Loves You" was up to #2 while the 4 Seasons made a bid with "Dawn (Go Away)", which moved from 11 to 3.\u00a0 The Rivieras had another hot song as "California Sun" moved from 14 to 8. \t1968 - Aretha Franklin won her first Grammy, taking home Best Female R&B Performance for "Respect". \t1992 -\u00a0Newcomers Mr. Big completed their run to the top with "To Be With You".\u00a0 The only new Top 10 song was "Masterpiece" by Atlantic Starr, which moved from 15 to 8. \t1992 - Garth Brooks was in the middle of one of the most amazing album runs in the Rock Era.\u00a0 Three times his album Ropin' the Wind had been bumped out of #1 only to return and now, the album scored its 14th week at the top. \t1992 - Mr Big started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'To Be With You', a No.3 hit in the UK. \t1992 - Travis Tritt joins the Grand\u00a0Ole Opry, while Trisha Yearwood debuts on the show, singing "She's In Love With The Boy". \t1992 - U2 kicked off their north American leg of the 'Zoo TV Tour', at The Lakeland Civic Centre Arena, Florida. Many acts have appeared here, including\u00a0Elvis Presley,\u00a0 The Rolling Stones, Rush and\u00a0 Bob Dylan. It was here where KISS guitarist Ace Frehley was nearly electrocuted, during a concert on December 11, 1976. \t1996 - The "John Michael Montgomery" album leaps to triple-platinum status. \t2000 - Warner Bros. releases Faith Hill's "The Way You Love Me" to radio \t"TV\/RADIO TODAY" \t1956 - The Disneyland television series airs a look at Disneyland's Adventureland via the Jungle Cruise attraction. Also presented is a look at the nature film Water Birds. \t1984 - Roy Rogers has a guest role on the ABC series "The Fall Guy." The episode, titled "King Of The Cowboys," finds several former silver-screen cowboys trying to chase down diamond smugglers. \t1940 - Actress Hattie McDaniel wins Best Supporting Actress for her role as Mammy in the Civil War epic Gone With the Wind, becoming the first African-American to ever win an Oscar. \t1940 - Disney is awarded an Oscar (Short Subjects, Cartoon) for the Silly Symphony short The Ugly Duckling at the 1939 Academy Awards (held at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles). \t1968 - Johnny Cash and June Carter announce their plans to marry during the 10th annual Grammy awards in Nashville, as they collect the trophy for Best Country & Western Duet, Trio or Group with "Jackson". \t1972 -\u00a0John Lennon's immigration visa in the United States expired.\u00a0 Lennon would go through hell for 3 1\/2 years battling the Nixon White House to stay in the country.\u00a0 Lennon claimed, and was later validated, that Nixon was trying to deport him because Lennon didn't agree with the Vietnam War. \t1976 -\u00a0Michael Nesmith, guitarist of the Monkees and a solo artist, married wife Kathyrn. \t1980 -\u00a0The glasses belonging to Buddy Holly and a wristwatch worn by J.P. Richardson (The Big Bopper) were found by the Mason City Sheriff in Iowa among old police files.\u00a0 The items had been worn by the two stars when their plane crashed February 3, 1959. \t2000 - Disney's An Extremely Goofy Movie makes its home-video premiere. It features the voice of Bill Farmer as Goofy. \t2000 -\u00a0Autlan de Navarro, Mexico announced it would build a public monument Plaza Carlos Santa, to honor elite guitarist Carlos Santana.\u00a0 The monument and a statue was unveiled on February 28, 2001 and the street Avenue Carlos Santana was named after their native son.