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People Born in the Year 1924 (123 found): Names Only

Earl Scruggs

Real/Birth Name:
Earl Eugene Scruggs
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Foggy Mountain Breakdown, The Ballad of Jed Clampett with Lester Flatt in duo Flatt & Scruggs. Invented the three-finger roll on the banjo. Joined the group Blue Grass Boys

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

American Banjo Museum Hall of Fame 2014 as a member of
Grand Ole Opry as a member of
Country Music Hall of Fame 1985 as a member of
International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame 1991 as a member of
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of
National Medal of Arts 1992 as a member of
North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of

Ron Moody

Real/Birth Name:
Ronald Moodnick
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Oliver!. Broadway musical Oliver!

Max Roach

Real/Birth Name:
Maxwell Lemuel Roach
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Jazz drummer, known for defining the style of drumming in jazz. Awarded a MacArthur Fellowship.

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Slim Harpo

Real/Birth Name:
James Moore
Nickname(s):
slim
Harmonica Slim
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
46, 20 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20

Brief Facts:

Blues harmonica player.

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Guy Williams

Real/Birth Name:
Armand Joseph Catalano
Nickname(s):
Armando
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Zorro, Lost in Space, Bonanza. Death date could have been any time between April 30 and May 6 of 1989.

Lee Pockriss

Real/Birth Name:
Lee Julian Pockriss
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Composer (or co-) of songs Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini, Catch a Falling Star, Johnny Angel. Broadway musical Tovarich

Slim Whitman

Real/Birth Name:
Ottis Dewey Whitman Jr.
Nickname(s):
The Smiling Starduster
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Rose Marie, Indian Love Call, Secret Love. Albums sold through TV ads.

Benny Hill

Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Hawthorn Hill
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Silly TV show with many pratfalls.

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

London Avenue of Stars as a member of

J.J. Johnson

Real/Birth Name:
James Louis Johnson
Also Known As:
J. J. Johnson
Jay Jay Johnson
Nickname(s):
Jay
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 13 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Trombonist. Scored TV series Starsky & Hutch, Mike Hammer, The Six Million Dollar Man. Suicide by gunshot.

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1988 as a member of
DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1988 as a member of

John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer

Real/Birth Name:
Edward John Spencer
Also Known As:
Viscount Althorp
Nickname(s):
Johnnie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Invested as a member of the Royal Victorian Order (MVO) in 1954.

Lou Groza

Real/Birth Name:
Louis Roy Groza
Nickname(s):
The Toe
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Placekicker and defensive tackle. Team Cleveland Browns

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

American Football Kicking Hall of Fame 2008 as a member of
Cleveland Browns Ring of Honor 2010 as a member of
National High School Hall of Fame 2006 as a member of
NFL Player of the Year 1953 as a member of
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1974 as a member of

Speedy West

Real/Birth Name:
Wesley Webb West
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pedal steel guitarist and record producer.

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

International Guitar Hall of Fame as a member of
Rockabilly Hall of Fame as a member of
Steel Guitar Hall of Fame 1980 as a member of

Brian Rix

Real/Birth Name:
Brian Norman Roger Rix
Also Known As:
Brian Rix, Baron Rix
Lord Rix
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 1977 Birthday Honours. Knighted June 1986 for his services to charity. 27 January 1992, created a life peer, as Baron Rix, of Whitehall. Theatre actor, play Don't Just Lie There, Say Something

Sabu

Real/Birth Name:
Sabu Dastagir
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
39
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

From India. Became a US citizen. Movies The Tiger Walks, The Thief of Baghdad

Ramona Jones

Real/Birth Name:
Ramona Riggins
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Grandpa Jones, until his earlier death.
Younger than Grandpa Jones by 10 years.

Brief Facts:

Fiddler. TV show Hee Haw. Movie R.I.O.T.: The Movie

Margaret Truman

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Margaret Truman
Also Known As:
Mary Margaret Truman Daniel
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 19 days before her 84th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Concerts singing classical music. Radio play The Jackpot. Radio show Authors in the News. Writer of mystery novels in a series, the first was Murder in the White House. Also wrote non-fiction.

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Missouri Walk of Fame 2008 as a member of

Gloria Vanderbilt

Real/Birth Name:
Gloria Laura Madeleine Sophie Vanderbilt
Also Known As:
Gloria Morgan Vanderbilt-Cooper
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

first cousin of
niece of
mother of
mother of
first cousin once removed of
great great granddaughter of
granddaughter of
first cousin of
grand niece of
niece of
niece of
daughter of
first cousin once removed of
ex-wife of
Younger than Leopold Stokowski by 41 years.
great granddaughter of
second cousin of
daughter of
ex-wife of
Older than Sidney Lumet by less than 1 year.
niece of
great granddaughter of
grand niece of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin of
wife of
Wyatt Cooper, until his earlier death.
Older than Wyatt Cooper by 3 years.

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Created "designer" jeans. Subject of TV miniseries Little Gloria, Happy at Last. Book Once upon a Time: A True Story. Actor on TV shows Studio One, Playhouse 90, The United States Steel Hour

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Chris Kraft

Real/Birth Name:
Christopher Columbus Kraft Jr.
Also Known As:
Christopher C. Kraft Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

NASA engineer and manager. Flight director.

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

International Space Hall of Fame 1988 as a member of
National Aviation Hall of Fame 2016 as a member of
Theodore Roosevelt Award 1971 as a member of

Al Rosen

Real/Birth Name:
Albert Leonard Rosen
Nickname(s):
Flip
The Hebrew Hammer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 12 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Third baseman. Team Cleveland Indians

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Deke Slayton

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Kent Slayton
Also Known As:
Donald Slayton
Nickname(s):
Deke
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Test pilot and astronaut. Apollo-Soyuz docking.

Space Missions:

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Lois Andrews

Real/Birth Name:
Lorraine Gourley
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
44, 12 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than George Jessel by 25 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies The Desert Hawk, Rustlers, Western Heritage

Norman Fell

Real/Birth Name:
Norman Feld
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Landlord on TV show Three's Company

Roberts Blossom

Real/Birth Name:
Roberts Scott Blossom
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Character actor. Movies Home Alone, Deranged, Slaughterhouse 5, Escape from Alcatraz, Doc Hollywood, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Christne

Sarah Vaughan

Real/Birth Name:
Sarah Lois Vaughan
Nickname(s):
Sassy
The Divine One
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66, 7 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Misty, Smooth Operator, Broken Hearted Melody, Whatever Lola Wants

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Freddie Bartholomew

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Llewellyn
(later:) Frederick Llewellyn March
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Child actor. Movie Little Lord Fauntleroy

Emlen Tunnell

Real/Birth Name:
Emlen Lewis Tunnell
Nickname(s):
The Gremlin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Birth year in doubt. The first African American to play for the New York Giants and also the first to be inducted into the Pro hall. Coast Guard during WWII. Defensive halfback, safety. Teams New York Giants, Green Bay Packers

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Iowa Sports Hall of Fame 1975 as a member of
New York Giants Ring of Honor 2010 as a member of
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1981 as a member of
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967 as a member of

Marlon Brando

Real/Birth Name:
Marlon Brando Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies A Streetcar Named Desire, The Godfather, Apocalypse Now, Mutiny on the Bounty, One-Eyed Jacks, Last Tango in Paris

Gil Hodges

Real/Birth Name:
Gilbert Ray Hodge
Also Known As:
Gilbert Ray Hodges
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47, 2 days before his 48th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First base. Teams Brooklyn Dodgers, Los Angeles Dodgers. Manager, teams Washington Senators, New York Mets

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Curtis Turner

Real/Birth Name:
Curtis Turner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Stock car racer with a reputation for drinking and partying.

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Stanley Donen

Real/Birth Name:
Stanley Donen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Yvette Mimieux by 17 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Singin' in the Rain, Our Town, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Funny Face, Damn Yankees!

Joseph Ruskin

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Richard Schlafman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Smokin' Aces, The Scorpion King, Star Trek: Insurrection

Shorty Rogers

Real/Birth Name:
Milton Rogers
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Flugelhorn. One of the principal creators of West Coast jazz.

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1989 as a member of

Henry Mancini

Real/Birth Name:
Enrico Nicola Mancini
Also Known As:
Henry Nicola Mancini
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Moon River, Days of Wine and Roses, The Pink Panther Theme

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame 2004 as a member of
Songwriters Hall of Fame 1984 as a member of

Gatemouth Brown

Real/Birth Name:
Clarence Brown
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Album Alright Again!

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Blues Hall of Fame 1999 as a member of
Louisiana Blues Hall of Fame as a member of

Nina Foch

Real/Birth Name:
Nina Consuelo Maud Fock
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Executive Suite, The Ten Commandments, Spartacus, Rich and Famous, Sliver. Broadway plays Tonight at 8:30, A Second String, Twelfth Night, King Lear

Ruth Kobart

Real/Birth Name:
Ruth Maxine Finkelstein
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Dirty Harry, Sister Act, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. TV series Bob, One Day at a Time. Broadway musical play A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. Nominated for a Tony Award.

Blossom Dearie

Real/Birth Name:
Margrete Blossom Dearie
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cabaret singer and pianist. Member of group Blue Flames

Theodore Bikel

Real/Birth Name:
Theodore Meir Bikel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The African Queen, The Defiant Ones, The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming. Broadway musical plays The Sound of Music, Fiddler on the Roof, My Fair Lady. Became a naturalized citizen of the USA in 1961.

Jane Morgan

Real/Birth Name:
Florence Catherine Currier
Also Known As:
Jane Weintraub
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Jerry Weintraub, until his death.
Older than Jerry Weintraub by 13 years.

Brief Facts:

Song Fascination. Broadway musical Mame. Musicals elsewhere Can-Can, The King and I, Kiss Me, Kate, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Bells Are Ringing, Anniversary Waltz, Affairs of State, Hello, Dolly

Patricia Kennedy Lawford

Real/Birth Name:
Patricia Helen Kennedy
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

great aunt of
aunt of
mother of
older sister of
Older than Edward Kennedy by 7 years.
younger sister of
Younger than Eunice Kennedy Shriver by 2 years.
older sister of
Older than Jean Kennedy Smith by 3 years.
younger sister of
Younger than John Kennedy by 6 years.
aunt of
great aunt of
younger sister of
Younger than Joseph Kennedy Jr. by 8 years.
daughter of
aunt of
great aunt of
great aunt of
aunt of
great aunt of
aunt of
great aunt of
ex-wife of
Younger than Peter Lawford by less than 1 year.
aunt of
older sister of
Older than Robert Kennedy by 1 year.
daughter of
great aunt of
younger sister of
Younger than Rosemary Kennedy by 5 years.

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Produced single TV shows.

Tim Flock

Real/Birth Name:
Julius Timothy Flock
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Bob Flock by 6 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Fonty Flock by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Early NASCAR driver.

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Charlie Justice

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Ronald Justice
Nickname(s):
Choo-Choo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback. Teams University of North Carolina, Washington Redskins

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Priscilla Pointer

Real/Birth Name:
Priscilla Pointer
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
mother of
wife of
Jules Irving, until his death.
Older than Jules Irving by less than 1 year.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Coyote Moon, Carried Away, Carrie, The Falcon and the Snowman

Cotton Owens

Real/Birth Name:
Cotton Owens
Also Known As:
Everett "Cotton" Owens
Nickname(s):
King of the Modifieds
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88, 17 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Sprint Cup (then known as Grand National) winner five straight years (1957-61). Won NASCAR's first live televised race.

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Peggy Cass

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Margaret Cass
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Broadway play Auntie Mame defined the role of Agnes Gooch - won a Tony. Movie Auntie Mame, same character, Oscar nomination.

Charles Aznavour

Real/Birth Name:
Shahnour Varenagh Aznavourian
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Armenian-French. Movie And Then There Were None. Songs She, Yesterday When I Was Young

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

French Legion of Honor as a member of
Songwriters Hall of Fame 1996 as a member of

Dennis Weaver

Real/Birth Name:
William Dennis Weaver
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Title role as McCloud in TV series McCloud. TV series Gunsmoke in role of Chester Goode. Movie Duel

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Earl Banks

Real/Birth Name:
Earl C. Banks
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guard, teams University of Iowa, New York Yanks. Coach, team Morgan State College. Died in an auto crash.

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Black College Football Hall of Fame 2011 as a member of
College Football Hall of Fame 1992 as a member of

George H.W. Bush

Real/Birth Name:
George Herbert Walker Bush
Also Known As:
George H. W. Bush
Bush 41
Nickname(s):
Poppy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Barbara Bush, until her earlier death.
Older than Barbara Bush by less than 1 year.
grandfather of
uncle of
father of
son of
grandfather of
father of
great grandfather of
great grandson of
father of
grandfather of
older brother of
Older than Jonathan Bush by 6 years.
grandfather of
father of
great grandfather of
father of
grandfather of
great grandfather of
son of
father of
grandson of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

41st president of the US. Ambassador to the UN. Head of the CIA. Vice president under President Ronald Reagan. Flew for the Navy in World War II.

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Liberty Medal 2006 as a member of
Ellis Island Medal of Honor as a member of
Presidential Medal of Freedom 2011 as a member of
Profile in Courage Award 2014 as a member of
Texas Aviation Hall of Fame 1997 as a member of
Time Person of the Year 1990 as a member of
United States Naval Aviation Hall of Honor 2011 as a member of
World Golf Hall of Fame 2011 as a member of

Leo Nomellini

Real/Birth Name:
Leo Joseph Nomellini
Nickname(s):
The Lion
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Offensive and defensive tackle. Grew up in Chicago. Teams University of Minnesota, San Francisco 49ers

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

49ers Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of
Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1985 as a member of
College Football Hall of Fame 1977 as a member of
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame as a member of
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1969 as a member of

Chet Atkins

Real/Birth Name:
Chester Burton Atkins
Also Known As:
Mister Guitar
The Country Gentleman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 10 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Highly respected guitarist and producer. Album The Essential Chet Atkins. Song Jam Man

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Atlanta Country Music Hall of Fame 1999 as a member of
Grand Ole Opry as a member of
Country Music Hall of Fame 1973 as a member of
Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1995 as a member of
Guitar Center RockWalk 1997 as a member of
International Guitar Hall of Fame as a member of
Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum 2009 as a member of
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2002 as a member of
Scandinavian-American Hall of Fame 1994 as a member of

Sidney Lumet

Real/Birth Name:
Sidney Lumet
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
ex-husband of
Older than Gail Jones by 13 years.
ex-husband of
Younger than Gloria Vanderbilt by less than 1 year.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies 12 Angry Men, Dog Day Afternoon, Network, The Verdict, Serpico, Before the Devil Knows You're Dead, The Wiz, Murder on the Orient Express

Richard Bull

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Bull
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Little House on the Prairie. Movie The Thomas Crown Affair (1968)

Paul Conrad

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Francis Conrad
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Political editorial cartoons in newspapers Denver Post, Los Angeles Times. Sculpture Chain Reaction made of chains in Santa Monica, California. Pulitzer Prize for cartoons, 1964, 1971 and 1984.

George Morgan

Real/Birth Name:
George Thomas Morgan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
51, 9 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Red Roses for a Blue Lady, Room Full of Roses, Candy Kisses

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Grand Ole Opry as a member of
Country Music Hall of Fame 1998 as a member of

Eva Marie Saint

Real/Birth Name:
Eva Marie Saint
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
96, 30 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming, North by Northwest, Exodus, On the Waterfront, Superman Returns, Because of Winn-Dixie, Raintree County, Winter's Tale. TV series Moonlighting

Darrell Royal

Real/Birth Name:
Darrell K Royal
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Middle name is "K" rather than an initial. Head coach for teams Mississippi State University, University of Washington, University of Texas, Edmonton Eskimos

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Amos Alonzo Stagg Award 2010 as a member of
Austin City Limits Hall of Fame 2014 as a member of
College Football Hall of Fame 1983 as a member of
Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award 1961 as a member of
Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award 1963 as a member of
Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 1998 as a member of
Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1976 as a member of
Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame 1992 as a member of
Oklahoma Hall of Fame 2000 as a member of
Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1984 as a member of
Reds Bagnell Award 2005 as a member of
Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013 as a member of
Texas Sports Hall of Fame as a member of

Robert White

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Michael White
Nickname(s):
Bob
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

X-15 test pilot.

Space Missions:

X-15
Multiple flights by a rocket-powered aircraft. Some qualified by the US Air Force for an Astronaut Medal, exceeding 50 miles altitude.

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Aerospace Walk of Honor 1992 as a member of
National Aviation Hall of Fame 2006 as a member of

Mary Ford

Real/Birth Name:
Iris Colleen Summers
Also Known As:
Colleen Hatfield
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Les Paul by 9 years.

Brief Facts:

Name was picked out of a phone book. Singer and rhythm guitarist with husband Les Paul accompanying on guitar. Duo Les Paul and Mary Ford. Songs How High the Moon, Vaya Con Dios, Mockingbird Hill, Bye Bye, Blues, I'm Sitting on Top of the World

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Grammy Hall of Fame as a member of
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of

Johnnie Johnson

Real/Birth Name:
Johnnie Clyde Johnson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Jazz pianist.

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2001 as a member of
West Virginia Music Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of

Brett Somers

Real/Birth Name:
Audrey Johnston
Also Known As:
Dawn Johnston
Brett Somers-Klugman
Brett Sommers
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

separated wife of
Jack Klugman, until she died.
Younger than Jack Klugman by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

TV series The Odd Couple. As herself, a panelist on TV show The Match Game

Johnny Gilbert

Real/Birth Name:
John L. Gilbert III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
96, 21 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Primarily known as announcer for the TV shows Jeopardy!, The Price is Right and various game shows.

Bess Myerson

Real/Birth Name:
Bess Myerson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Miss America 1945. TV shows The Match Game, The Big Payoff, I've Got a Secret

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Pat Hingle

Real/Birth Name:
Martin Patterson Hingle
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Role of Commissioner James Gordon in movies Batman, Batman Returns, Batman Forever. Movies Sudden Impact, Batman & Robin, Splendor in the Grass, On the Waterfront. Tony award nominee.

Don Knotts

Real/Birth Name:
Jesse Donald Knotts
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV shows Three's Company, The Andy Griffith Show. Movies The Incredible Mr. Limpet, The Reluctant Astronaut, The Shakiest Gun in the West, The Apple Dumpling Gang. A slim man, known for acting nervous. Died 24 February, 2006.

Margaret Whiting

Real/Birth Name:
Margaret Eleanor Whiting
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Jack Wrangler, until his earlier death.
Older than Jack Wrangler by 21 years.
ex-wife of
Younger than Lou Busch by 14 years.

Brief Facts:

Songs Baby, It's Cold Outside, That Old Black Magic, Moonlight in Vermont

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Black Dahlia

Real/Birth Name:
Elizabeth Short
Nickname(s):
Beth
Betty Short
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
22
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wanted to be an actress. Murder was never solved. Body cut in half. Possible death date January 14.

Carroll O'Connor

Real/Birth Name:
John Carroll O'Connor
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series All in the Family, Archie Bunker's Place in role of Archie Bunker. TV series In the Heat of the Night. Movie Return to Me

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1997 as a member of
Television Academy Hall of Fame 1989 as a member of

James Baldwin

Real/Birth Name:
James Arthur Baldwin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Novel If Beale Street Could Talk

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Legacy Walk 2012 as a member of
New York State Writers Hall of Fame 2010 as a member of
Rainbow Honor Walk as a member of

Alice Ghostley

Real/Birth Name:
Alice Margaret Ghostley
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies To Kill a Mockingbird, The Graduate, Grease. TV series Designing Women, Bewitched, Mayberry R.F.D.

Phyllis Schlafly

Real/Birth Name:
Phyllis McAlpin Stewart
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92, 21 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Conservative activist. Founder of Eagle Forum. Opposed the Equal Rights Amendment. Book A Choice, Not an Echo

Fess Parker

Real/Birth Name:
Fess Elisha Parker Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Daniel Boone, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1962), Disneyland in the role of Davy Crockett. Movie Old Yeller. A winemaker and resort owner.

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Hall of Great Western Performers 2012 as a member of

Jack Buck

Real/Birth Name:
John Francis Buck
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Announced games for baseball team St. Louis Cardinals. Also football for CBS radio program Monday Night Football. Distinct gravelly voice.

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame 1990 as a member of
Hall of Famous Missourians 2006 as a member of
Ford C Frick Award 1987 as a member of
Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1980 as a member of
Missouri Wall of Fame as a member of
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 2005 as a member of
National Radio Hall of Fame 1995 as a member of
NSMA Hall of Fame 1990 as a member of
St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame as a member of
St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of

Jack Weston

Real/Birth Name:
Jack Weinstein
Also Known As:
Jack Western
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Four Seasons, Wait Until Dark, Dirty Dancing, Ishtar, Short Circuit 2, Cactus Flower, Please Don't Eat the Daisies, The Incredible Mr. Limpet, The Thomas Crown Affair (1968)

Dinah Washington

Real/Birth Name:
Ruth Lee Jones
Nickname(s):
Queen of the Blues
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
39
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than Dick Lane by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Song What a Diff'rence a Day Makes

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame 1986 as a member of
Alabama Music Hall of Fame 1991 as a member of
ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame as a member of
Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1987 as a member of
Blues Hall of Fame 2003 as a member of
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2012 as a member of
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1993 as a member of

Buddy Hackett

Real/Birth Name:
Leonard Hacker
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie musical The Music Man

Daniel Inouye

Real/Birth Name:
Daniel Ken Inouye
Also Known As:
Daniel K. Inouye
Nickname(s):
Dan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Democrat. Senator from Hawaii January 1963 until his death. Lost his right arm in battle in Italy during World War II. Award was by President Clinton at a later time.

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Medal of Honor as a member of
French Legion of Honor 2007 as a member of
Ellis Island Medal of Honor as a member of
Presidential Medal of Freedom 2013 as a member of

Jane Greer

Real/Birth Name:
Bette Jane Greer
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76, 16 days before her 77th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Rudy Vallee by 23 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie Out of the Past. TV show Twin Peaks

Ted Kluszewski

Real/Birth Name:
Theodore Bernard Kluszewski
Nickname(s):
Big Klu
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First base. teams Cincinnati Reds, Cincinnati Redlegs, Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago White Sox, Los Angeles Angels

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Carol Grace

Real/Birth Name:
Carol Doree
Also Known As:
Carol Marcus
Carol Matthau
Carol Marcus Saroyan
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Walter Matthau, until his earlier death.
Younger than Walter Matthau by 3 years.
ex-wife of
Younger than William Saroyan by 16 years.

Brief Facts:

Took the name (Marcus) of her step-father at age 8. Broadway play Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter. Movie Mikey and Nicky. Books Among the Porcupines, The Secret in the Daisy

Tom Landry

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Wade Landry
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach. Invented the now-popular "4-3 defense" as well as the "Flex defense." Team Dallas Cowboys

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor 1993 as a member of
Federation of Christian Athletes Hall of Champions 1991 as a member of
Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1971 as a member of
National High School Hall of Fame 1991 as a member of
Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1990 as a member of
Paul Brown Trophy 1987 as a member of
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1990 as a member of
Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1993 as a member of
Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013 as a member of
Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1988 as a member of
Texas Sports Hall of Fame as a member of
Walter Camp Distinguished American Award 1986 as a member of

Maurice Jarre

Real/Birth Name:
Maurice-Alexis Jarre
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Score for movies Lawrence of Arabia, Doctor Zhivago, A Passage to India, Dead Poets Society, Ghost, Enemy Mine. Song Lara's Theme

Jerry Coleman

Real/Birth Name:
Gerald Francis Coleman
Nickname(s):
The Colonel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Second baseman. Team New York Yankees. TV show Game of the Week

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Babe Ruth Award 1950 as a member of
Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of
Ford C Frick Award 2005 as a member of
International Air & Space Hall of Fame 2011 as a member of
National Radio Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of
San Diego Padres Hall of Fame 2001 as a member of

Bobby Short

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Waltrip Short
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Singer and pianist. Movie Man of the Century. As himself in movie Hannah and Her Sisters

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Lauren Bacall

Real/Birth Name:
Betty Joan Perske
Nickname(s):
Betty
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89, 35 days before her 90th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Humphrey Bogart, until his earlier death.
Younger than Humphrey Bogart by 24 years.
ex-wife of
Younger than Jason Robards by 2 years.
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Big Sleep, Dark Passage, Key Largo, The Shootist, The Mirror Has Two Faces. Book By Myself and Then Some

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Kennedy Center Honors 1997 as a member of
Cecil B DeMille Award 1993 as a member of
International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 2000 as a member of
Theater Hall of Fame 1998 as a member of

Bob Murphy

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Allan Murphy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Game announcer for team New York Mets

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2011 as a member of
Ford C Frick Award 1994 as a member of
Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame 2010 as a member of
New York Mets Hall of Fame 1984 as a member of
NSMA Hall of Fame 2002 as a member of

Gogi Grant

Real/Birth Name:
Myrtle Audrey Arinsberg
Also Known As:
Audrey Brown
Audrey Grant
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song The Wayward Wind. Also dubbed vocals for Ann Blyth in movie The Helen Morgan Story

Gail Russell

Real/Birth Name:
Elizabeth L. Russell
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
36, 26 days before her 37th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Guy Madison by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies The Uninvited, Angel and the Badman, Calcutta, Our Hearts Were Young and Gay

Harold Gould (baseball)

Real/Birth Name:
Harold Lorenzo Gould
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher for team Philadelphia Stars of the Negro Leagues 1947-1948.

Steve Forrest

Real/Birth Name:
William Forrest Andrews
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Dana Andrews by 15 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie Amazon Women on the Moon. TV series S.W.A.T.

Truman Capote

Real/Birth Name:
Truman Streckfus Persons
Also Known As:
Truman Garcia Capote
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Adopted by his stepfather and renamed Truman Garcia Capote. Wrote the books In Cold Blood: A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences, Other Voices, Other Rooms, Breakfast at Tiffany's: A Short Novel and Three Stories. Famed for his party "The Black and White Ball." Subject of movie Capote. Movie Breakfast at Tiffany's based on his novella.

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Jimmy Carter

Real/Birth Name:
James Earl Carter Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
older brother of
Older than Billy Carter by 12 years.
father of
husband of
Older than Rosalynn Carter by 2 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Governor of Georgia. Graduate of Naval Academy. Submariner. Nuclear engineer. 39th president of US. Supports Habitat for Humanity and peace causes. Book Our Endangered Values : America's Moral Crisis

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Liberty Medal 1990 as a member of
Ellis Island Medal of Honor as a member of
Georgia Writers Hall of Fame 2006 as a member of
International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2004 as a member of
Nobel Peace Prize 2002 as a member of
Presidential Medal of Freedom 1999 as a member of
Time Person of the Year 1976 as a member of

Roger Williams

Real/Birth Name:
Louis Weertz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87, 7 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pianist. Songs Autumn Leaves, Near You, Till, The Impossible Dream, Yellow Bird, Maria

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2010 as a member of

Joe Allison

Real/Birth Name:
Joe Marion Allison
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wrote song He'll Have to Go recorded by Jim Reeves

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Disc Jockey Hall of Fame 1976 as a member of
Lou Groza Award 1992 as a member of
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1978 as a member of
Texas Country Music Hall of Fame 1998 as a member of

Charlton Heston

Real/Birth Name:
John Charles Carter
Nickname(s):
Chuck
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Took last name of stepfather as a child. Role of Moses in movie The Ten Commandments. Movies Tombstone, True Lies, The Greatest Show on Earth, Planet of the Apes, Ben-Hur, Soylent Green, The Omega Man, Earthquake. Involved in the National Rifle Association as president from 1998 to 2003. TV show The Colbys

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Kennedy Center Honors 1997 as a member of
Hall of Great Western Performers 2010 as a member of
Cecil B DeMille Award 1967 as a member of
Presidential Medal of Freedom 2003 as a member of
Presidential Citizens Medal 1989 as a member of

Bill Dana

Real/Birth Name:
Irving Szathmary
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Bill Dana Show, Zorro and Son, The Golden Girls. Movie The Nude Bomb. Songs My Name Jose Jimenez, All About Love, Big Bells and Bongo Drummers

Robert Rushworth

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Aitken Rushworth
Also Known As:
Robert A. Rushworth
Nickname(s):
Bob
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fighter pilot, test pilot. Flew the X-15. On June 27, 1963, he flew the X-15 to an altitude above 50 miles, thereby qualifying as an astronaut according to the United States definition, not the international definition.

Space Missions:

X-15
Multiple flights by a rocket-powered aircraft. Some qualified by the US Air Force for an Astronaut Medal, exceeding 50 miles altitude.

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Aerospace Walk of Honor 1994 as a member of
International Space Hall of Fame 1991 as a member of
National Aviation Hall of Fame 1990 as a member of

Ed Wood

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Davis Wood Jr.
Also Known As:
Edward D. Wood Jr.
Don Miller
Daniel Davis
Peter La Roche
Edward Davis
Flint Holloway
Larry Lee
Dick Trent
Akdov Telmig
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

His movie Plan 9 from Outer Space is often called "The Worst Film Ever Made." Movies Jailbait, Bride of the Monster, The Beach Bunnies, Revenge of the Virgins. Subject of movie Ed Wood. Pseudonym "Akdov Telmig" is "Vodka Gimlet" spelled backward.

Mal Whitfield

Real/Birth Name:
Malvin Greston Whitfield
Also Known As:
Mal 'Marvelous Mal' Whitfield
Nickname(s):
Marvelous Mal
Marvelous
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Twice won 800 m at Olympics. Tuskega Airman. Served in Korean War in the US Air Force.

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Lee Iacocca

Real/Birth Name:
Lido Anthony Iacocca
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

President of Chrysler.

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Automotive Hall of Fame 1994 as a member of
Ellis Island Medal of Honor as a member of
U.S. Business Hall of Fame 1993 as a member of

Don Coryell

Real/Birth Name:
Donald David Coryell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive back. Team University of Washington. As a coach, teams Whittier College, University of Southern California, San Diego State University, St. Louis Cardinals, San Diego Chargers

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Breitbard Hall of Fame 1987 as a member of
College Football Hall of Fame 1999 as a member of
Husky Fever Hall of Fame 2000 as a member of
San Diego Chargers Hall of Fame 1994 as a member of
St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2012 as a member of
State of Washington Sports Hall of Fame 2011 as a member of

Joyce Randolph

Real/Birth Name:
Joyce Sirola
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Broadway play Ladies Night in a Turkish Bath. TV series The Honeymooners

Billy Barty

Real/Birth Name:
William John Bertanzetti
(some say:) William Job Bertanzetti
Guillermo Giuseppe Bertanzetti
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:
Height:
3 feet 9 inches (114.3 cm)

Brief Facts:

Founded Little People of America. Movies Legend, Willow

Bobby Brown (NYY)

Real/Birth Name:
Robert William Brown
Also Known As:
Dr. Bobby Brown
Nickname(s):
Doc
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Third base, team New York Yankees, World Series champs 1949, '50, '51. Cardiologist in Texas. 10 years as president of the American League.

Cleo Moore

Real/Birth Name:
Cleouna Moore
Nickname(s):
The Next Big Thing
Queen of the B-Movie Bad Girls
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48, 6 days before her 49th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Women's Prison, The Other Woman, Hit and Run, Over-Exposed

Russell Johnson

Real/Birth Name:
Russell David Johnson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Gilligan's Island. Movies This Island Earth, Attack of the Crab Monsters, It Came from Outer Space, Tumbleweed, Seminole

J.D. Sumner

Real/Birth Name:
John David Sumner
Also Known As:
JD Sumner
Nickname(s):
World's Lowest Bass Singer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73, 3 days before his 74th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Southern Gospel singer with a deep bass voice. Formerly listed as the World's Lowest Bass Singer. Groups Sunshine Boys, Blackwood Brothers, Stamps Quartet, Masters V. Song The Old Country Church

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Geraldine Page

Real/Birth Name:
Geraldine Sue Page
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
wife of
Rip Torn, until she died.
Older than Rip Torn by 6 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Hondo, The Trip to Bountiful, The Pope of Greenwich Village, Pete 'n' Tillie. Several Oscar nominations.

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Theater Hall of Fame 1983 as a member of

Shirley Chisholm

Real/Birth Name:
Shirley Anita St. Hill
Also Known As:
Shirley St. Hill Chisholm
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Elected to Congress from NY, served 1969-1983. Candidate for president 1972. Books Unbought and Unbossed, The Good Fight

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

National Women's Hall of Fame 1993 as a member of
Presidential Medal of Freedom 2015 as a member of

Jonathan Frid

Real/Birth Name:
John Herbert Frid
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Dark Shadows in role of Barnabas Collins. Movie House of Dark Shadows. Broadway revival play Arsenic and Old Lace

Fred R. Taylor

Real/Birth Name:
Fred Rankin Taylor
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 34 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First baseman, baseball pro team Washington Senators. Basketball coach, team Ohio State University

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Henry Iba Award 1961 as a member of
Henry Iba Award 1962 as a member of
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1986 as a member of
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006 as a member of
Ohio Basketball Hall of Fame 2006 as a member of

Wally Cox

Real/Birth Name:
Wallace Maynard Cox
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie The Cockeyed Cowboys of Calico County. TV show Hollywood Squares

Doc Blanchard

Real/Birth Name:
Felix Anthony Blanchard
Nickname(s):
Doc
Little Doc
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First junior to win the Heisman, Team United States Military Academy as fullback. United States Air Force from 1947 until 1971, retired with the rank of Colonel.

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

College Football Hall of Fame 1964 as a member of
Heisman Trophy 1945 as a member of
James E. Sullivan Award 1945 as a member of
Maxwell Award 1945 as a member of
Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum 1994 as a member of
South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame as a member of
Walter Camp Man of the Year 1971 as a member of

Ed Koch

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Irving Koch
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pronounced Kotch. Democrat. US Representative from 1969 to1977. Mayor of New York City from 1978 through 1989 for 3 terms. A judge on TV show The People's Court. Children's book Eddie, Harold's Little Brother

Linda Hopkins

Real/Birth Name:
Melinda Helen Matthews
Also Known As:
L'I'll Helen Matthews
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Mitzi... Roarin' in the 20's, Leprechaun 2, Honkeytonk Man, Rockin' the Blues. Broadway musical play Inner City

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame 1987 as a member of

Gary Morton

Real/Birth Name:
Morton Goldaper
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Lucille Ball, until her earlier death.
Younger than Lucille Ball by 13 years.
annulled ex-husband of
Older than Susan Morrow by 6 years.

Brief Facts:

Stand-up comic. Producer. TV series Here's Lucy

Christy O'Connor

Real/Birth Name:
Christy O'Connor
Also Known As:
Christy O'Connor Snr
Nickname(s):
Himself
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won over 20 important British and Irish tournaments.

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

World Golf Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of

Dan Devine

Real/Birth Name:
Daniel John Devine
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach, teams Arizona State University, University of Missouri, Green Bay Packers, University of Notre Dame

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

College Football Hall of Fame 1985 as a member of
Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1973 as a member of
Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1993 as a member of
Sun Devil Sports Hall of Fame 1987 as a member of
TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Hall of Fame 1989 as a member of

Lee Dorsey

Real/Birth Name:
Irving Lee Dorsey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61, 23 days before his 62nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Ya Ya, Working in the Coal Mine

Rod Serling

Real/Birth Name:
Rodman Edward Serling
Also Known As:
John Phillips
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Creator and host of TV series The Twilight Zone. Movies Patterns, Requiem for a Heavyweight, Planet of the Apes, Seven Days in May

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Frank Broyles

Real/Birth Name:
John Franklin Broyles
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback, then coach. Team University of Arkansas.

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

Glenn Davis

Real/Birth Name:
Glenn Woodward Davis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Terry Moore by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Team United States Military Academy as halfback. Team Los Angeles Rams

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

College Football Hall of Fame 1961 as a member of
Heisman Trophy 1946 as a member of
Maxwell Award 1944 as a member of
National High School Hall of Fame 1991 as a member of
National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1974 as a member of
Ohio State Men's Varsity "O" Hall of Fame 1978 as a member of

Dub Jones

Real/Birth Name:
William Augustus Jones
Also Known As:
W.A. "Dub" Jones
Nickname(s):
Dub
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback. Football teams Miami Seahawks, Brooklyn Dodgers, Cleveland Browns. Coach for the Browns.

Bands, Groups, Honored by Halls of Fame:

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