Per The AP: Thought for Today: “If you wish to avoid seeing a fool you must first break your mirror. Francois Rabelais (ra-beh-LAY’), French satirist (1494-1553).
Per The AP: Today’s Birthdays: Actor Peter Fonda is 78. Pro and College Football Hall of Famer Fred Biletnikoff is 75. Author John Sandford is 74. Country-rock musician Rusty Young is 72. Actress Patricia Richardson is 67. Former NFL player Ed “Too Tall” Jones is 67. Rock musician Brad Whitford (Aerosmith) is 66. Singer Howard Jones is 63. Rock musician Michael Wilton (Queensryche) is 56. Country singer Dusty Drake is 54. Actress Kristin Davis is 53. Tennis player Helena Sukova is 53. Actor Marc Price is 50. TV personality/businessman Daymond John (TV: “Shark Tank”) is 49. Actress Niecy Nash is 48. Rock musician Jeff Beres (Sister Hazel) is 47. Country singer Steve Holy is 46. Rock musician Lasse (loss) Johansson (The Cardigans) is 45. Actress Kelly Macdonald is 42. Rapper Residente (Calle 13) is 40. Actor Josh Gad is 37. Actress Emily Blunt is 35. Actor Aziz Ansari is 35. Actor Tye White (TV: “Greenleaf”) is 32. Actress Dakota Fanning is 24.
Per The AP: Today’s Highlight in History:
On Feb. 23, 1945, during World War II, U.S. Marines on Iwo Jima captured Mount Suribachi, where they raised two American flags (the second flag-raising was captured in the iconic Associated Press photograph.)
7 pm is Blurt, When Jeremy puts on virtual reality glasses, he loses his “inside voice” and starts speaking every thought out loud. Desperate to get back to normal, Jeremy and his sister must figure out how to convince his brain that he can speak up for himself. duration One hour 30 minutes.
8:30 pm is Forensic Files, A chip of stainless steel brings a killer to justice 20 years after a woman’s body is found in a ravine. duration 30 minutes.
Per The AP:
Thought for Today: “There is, I think, nothing in the world more futile than the attempt to find out how a task should be done when one has not yet decided what the task is. Alexander Meiklejohn (MIHK’-ul-jahn), American educator (1872-1964).
Per The AP: Today’s Birthdays: Singer Smokey Robinson is 78. Actress Carlin Glynn is 78. Former Sony Corp. Chairman Howard Stringer is 76. Singer Lou Christie is 75. Actor Michael Nader is 73. Rock musician Tony Iommi (Black Sabbath, Heaven and Hell) is 70. Actor Stephen Nichols is 67. Author Amy Tan is 66. Actor Jeff Daniels is 63. Rock singer-musician Dave Wakeling is 62. Talk show host Lorianne Crook is 61. Actor Ray Winstone is 61. Actor Leslie David Baker is 60. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is 59. Britain’s Prince Andrew is 58. Tennis Hall of Famer Hana Mandlikova is 56. Singer Seal is 55. Actress Jessica Tuck is 55. Country musician Ralph McCauley (Wild Horses) is 54. Rock musician Jon Fishman (Phish) is 53. Actress Justine Bateman is 52. Actor Benicio Del Toro is 51. Actress Bellamy Young is 48. Rock musician Daniel Adair is 43. Pop singer-actress Haylie Duff is 33. Christian rock musician Seth Morrison (Skillet) is 30. Actor Luke Pasqualino is 28. Actress Victoria Justice is 25. Actor David (dah-VEED’) Mazouz (TV: “Gotham”) is 17. Actress Millie Bobby Brown is 14.