February 7 – (1979) The Clash kicked off their first concert of their first American tour at the Berkeley Community Theatre outside San Francisco.
February 8 – (1984) Happy Birthday Cecily Strong (American comedienne) & (1989) Julio Jones (NFL wide receiver)
February 9 – (1981) Phil Collins releases his first solo album, Face Value; while the album would end up a smash success, Collins would remain a member of Genesis until 1995.
February 10 – (1978) Van Halen debuts with a self-titled album; Eddie Van Halen introduces a powerful new sound and guitar technique to world, while David Lee Roth is ushered in as the front man.
(1979) Rod Stewart’s “Do Ya Think I’m Sexy” hit No. 1 on the Billboard magazine charts, and stays there for 4 weeks.
February 11 – (1979) 43 million viewers watch “Elvis!” on ABC, a made-for-TV movie starring Kurt Russell as Elvis.
February 12 – (1981) Rush release the highly regarded album Moving Pictures which eventually becomes the band’s sixth platinum album.
February 13 – (1990) An agreement is reached on a two-stage plan to reunite Germany.