People Born in the Year 1928:

(144 found)

Walter Mondale
lawyer, politician, Senator, vice pres, ambassador

Real/Birth Name:
Walter Frederick Mondale
Nickname(s):
Fritz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Democrat. Senator from Minnesota December 30, 1964 - December 30, 1976. Vice president with Jimmy Carter January 20, 1977 - January 20, 1981. Candidate fro president in the 1984 election, won the Democratic nomination, lost the election. Ambassador to Japan September 21, 1993 - December 15, 1996.

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Capucine
actor, suicide, model

Real/Birth Name:
Germaine Hélène Irène Lefebvre
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Pink Panther, What's New Pussycat, North to Alaska, Walk on the Wild Side. Committed suicide in Lausanne, Switzerland, by jumping from her eighth-floor apartment.

Tobin Rote
football

Real/Birth Name:
Tobin Cornelius Rote
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams Rice Institute, Green Bay Packers, Detroit Lions, Toronto Argonauts, San Diego Chargers, Denver Broncos

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Birch Bayh
Senator, lawyer

Real/Birth Name:
Birch Evans Bayh Jr.
Also Known As:
Birch Evans Bayh II
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

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Descendants:

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Democrat. US Senator from Indiana 1963-1981. Candidate for president 1976. Author of 25th and 26th Amendments to the US Constitution. Last name pronounced "BYE."

Joe Smith
business, dj

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

Brief Facts:

Executive of record companies Elektra, Capitol, Warner Bros.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1750 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 27 August 2015

Roger Vadim
actor, director, producer, writer, painter, sculptor

Real/Birth Name:
Roger Vladimir Plemiannikov
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72, 16 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Brigitte Bardot by 6 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Jane Fonda by 9 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies And God Created Woman, Barbarella, Queen of the Galaxy, Pretty Maids All in a Row

Ruth Brown
singer, actor, Broadway, Tony Award, R&B

Real/Birth Name:
Ruth Alston Weston
Nickname(s):
Miss Rhythm
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19

Brief Facts:

Movie Hairspray (1988). Won a Tony Award for her part in the Broadway revue Black and Blue. Song So Long

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Harold Prince
director, Broadway, Tony Award, opera

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

Brief Facts:

Broadway musical plays West Side Story, Sweeney Todd, The Pajama Game, Damn Yankees, Cabaret, A Little Night Music, Candide, Showboat. Operas Madama Butterfly, Turandot. Winner of 21 Tony Awards.

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Stuart Whitman
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Stuart Maxwell Whitman
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:

Movies The Mark, The Sound and the Fury, Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines, These Thousand Hills, The Longest Day

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7083 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry, ceremony date: 1 February 1998

Jean Kennedy Smith
ambassador, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Jean Ann Kennedy
Also Known As:
Jean Kennedy
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

great aunt of
aunt of
aunt of
older sister of
Older than Edward Kennedy by 4 years.
younger sister of
Younger than Eunice Kennedy Shriver by 6 years.
younger sister of
Younger than John Kennedy by 10 years.
aunt of
great aunt of
younger sister of
Younger than Joseph Kennedy Jr. by 12 years.
daughter of
aunt of
great aunt of
great aunt of
aunt of
great aunt of
aunt of
younger sister of
Younger than Patricia Kennedy Lawford by 3 years.
great aunt of
aunt of
younger sister of
Younger than Robert Kennedy by 2 years.
daughter of
great aunt of
younger sister of
Younger than Rosemary Kennedy by 9 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Democrat. Ambassador to Ireland June 17, 1993 - September 17, 1998 under president William Jefferson Clinton. Supporter of the arts.

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Ralph Earnhardt
auto racing, NASCAR

Real/Birth Name:
Ralph Lee Earnhardt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

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Descendants:

Brief Facts:

NASCAR driver.

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Vasili Lazarev
space

Real/Birth Name:
Vasili Grigoriyevich Lazarev
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cosmonaut. Soyuz 18A was aborted after launch, crew experienced 21G.

Space Missions:

Larry Gelbart
writer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Larry Simon Gelbart
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Broadway musicals A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, City of Angels. Movies Tootsie, Oh, God!. Many episodes of TV series M*A*S*H

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Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive, ceremony date: 4 November 1995

Anatoly Filipchenko
space

Real/Birth Name:
Anatoly Vasilyevich Filipchenko
Also Known As:
Анато́лий Васи́льевич Фили́пченко
Anatoli Filipchenko
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cosmonaut.

Space Missions:

Fats Domino
singer, composer, R&B

Real/Birth Name:
Antoine Dominique Domino Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:
Height:
5 feet 5 inches (165.1 cm)

Brief Facts:

Songs Blueberry Hill, I'm in the Mood for Love, I'm Walkin', Ain't That a Shame

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6616 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

Joss Ackland
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Sidney Edmond Jocelyn Ackland
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Daisies in December, Lethal Weapon 2, The Hunt for Red October, The Mighty Ducks, Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey. TV series David Copperfield. Awarded the CBE in the 2001 Queen's New Year Honours List.

Tempest Storm
dancer, actor, burlesque, unusual name

Real/Birth Name:
Annie Blanche Banks
Nickname(s):
Queen of Exotic Dancers
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Herb Jeffries by 14 years.

Brief Facts:

Burlesque dancer known for large bosom and a long career. Movie French Peep Show

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Joe Conley
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Joe Conley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Green Acres, The Beverly Hillbillies, The Waltons. Movie Cast Away

Susan Blanchard (socialite)
lyricist, producer, socialite

Real/Birth Name:
Susan Jacobson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

daughter of
ex-wife of
Younger than Henry Fonda by 22 years.
wife of
Richard Widmark, until his death.
Younger than Richard Widmark by 13 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Theatrical lyricist and producer and socialite.

Albert Salmi
actor, accused, suicide, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Salmi
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Peggy Ann Garner by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Role as Bo Decker in Broadway play Bus Stop. Movie The Brothers Karamazov. TV series The Twilight Zone, Daniel Boone. Reportedly committed suicide after killing his terminally ill wife Roberta.

Valerie French
actor, western, soap, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Valerie Harrison
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Movie Decision at Sundown. TV series The Edge of Night. Broadway play Inadmissible Evidence. Birth year may be 1932.

Edward Albee
writer, actor, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Franklin Albee III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Broadway plays The Zoo Story, The Sandbox, Three Tall Women, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? winning a Tony Award for the latter. Tony Award nominations for plays Tiny Alice, Seascape, The Ballad of the Sad Cafe, A Delicate Balance. Won three Pulitzer Prizes.

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Douglas Rain
actor, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Douglas Rain
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Voice actor, role of HAL 9000 computer in movies 2001: A Space Odyssey, 2010. Broadway plays Vivat! Vivat Regina!, Two Gentlemen of Verona

Frank Borman
aviator, space

Real/Birth Name:
Frank Frederick Borman II
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Test pilot and astronaut. Flew around the moon on Apollo 8.

Space Missions:

Apollo 8 (1968)
First manned flight to Moon; CSM made 10 lunar orbits in 20 hours.
Gemini 7 (1965)
When the original Gemini 6 mission was scrubbed because its Agena target for rendezvous and docking failed, Gemini 7 was used for the rendezvous instead. Primary objective was to determine whether humans could live in space for 14 days.

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Eunice Gayson
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Eunice Sargaison
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Role of Bond Girl Sylvia Trench in movie Dr. No. Role of Bond Girl Sylvia Trench in movie From Russia with Love. Movie The Revenge of Frankenstein

James Williams
football

Real/Birth Name:
James Williams
Nickname(s):
Froggy
Froggie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Left end and kicker. Team Rice University

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Patrick McGoohan
actor, director, producer, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Patrick Joseph McGoohan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Prisoner, Danger Man. Movies A Time to Kill, Braveheart, Escape from Alcatraz

Fred Rogers
kids, actor, singer, tv

Real/Birth Name:
Fred McFeely Rogers
Also Known As:
Mister Rogers
Mr. Rogers
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74, 21 days before his 75th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

An ordained minister. Host of the children's TV show Mr. Rogers Neighborhood. Known for soft voice, song at the beginning and end, and his sweater which was hung in the closet.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6600 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Jim Lovell
space

Real/Birth Name:
James Arthur Lovell Jr.
Nickname(s):
Jim
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Ill-fated Apollo 13 flight around the moon. Subject of movie Apollo 13

Space Missions:

Apollo 13 (1970)
Third landing attempt aborted near the Moon, due to SM failure. Crew used LM as "life boat" to return to Earth.
Apollo 8 (1968)
First manned flight to Moon; CSM made 10 lunar orbits in 20 hours.
Gemini 12 (1966)
Final Gemini flight. Rendezvoused and docked manually with its target Agena and kept station with it during EVA. Aldrin set an EVA record of 5 hours and 30 minutes for one space walk and two stand-up exercises, and demonstrated solutions to previous EVA problems. 59 orbits completed
Gemini 7 (1965)
When the original Gemini 6 mission was scrubbed because its Agena target for rendezvous and docking failed, Gemini 7 was used for the rendezvous instead. Primary objective was to determine whether humans could live in space for 14 days.

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Zbigniew Brzezinski
politician, educator

Real/Birth Name:
Zbigniew Kazimierz Brzezinski
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:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Democrat. Counselor to President Lyndon B. Johnson from 1966 to 1968 and President Jimmy Carter's National Security Advisor from 1977 to 1981.

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Gordie Howe
hockey

Real/Birth Name:
Gordon Howe
Nickname(s):
Gordie
Mr. Hockey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Clubs Detroit Red Wings, Omaha Knights, Hartford Whalers, Houston Aeros, New England Whalers, Detroit Vipers

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Lefty Frizzell
singer, country, composer

Real/Birth Name:
William Orville Frizzell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Album Look What Thoughts Will Do. Song If You've Got the Money, I've Got the Time

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6927 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

Don Gibson
singer, composer, musician, country

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Eugene Gibson
Nickname(s):
The Sad Poet
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wrote songs I Can't Stop Loving You, Oh Lonesome Me, Sweet Dreams, Blue Blue Day

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Earl Lloyd
basketball, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Earl Francis Lloyd
Nickname(s):
Moon Fixer
The Big Cat
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 5 inches (195.58 cm)

Brief Facts:

Small forward. The first African American player in the NBA. Teams West Virginia State University, Washington Capitols, Syracuse Nationals, Detroit Pistons. Coach and scout for the Pistons.

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Maya Angelou
writer, poet, activist, actor, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Marguerite Ann Johnson
Also Known As:
Rita Johnson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Book I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. TV miniseries Roots. Tony Award nomination for play Look Away

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St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6337 Delmar Boulevard

Monty Norman
singer, composer, lyricist, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Monty Noserovitch
Also Known As:
Monte Norman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Composed song The James Bond Theme used in movie Dr. No and all sequels.

James Watson
scientist, writer, activist

Real/Birth Name:
James Dewey Watson
Also Known As:
James D. Watson
J. D. Watson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Co-discoverer of the helical structure of DNA. Book The Double Helix

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James Garner
actor, producer, director

Real/Birth Name:
James Scott Bumgarner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Jack Garner by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

TV series Rockford Files, Bret Maverick, 8 Simple Rules... for Dating My Teenage Daughter. Movie and TV series Maverick. Movies Support Your Local Sheriff!, The Notebook, Space Cowboys, Victor/Victoria, Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6927 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Fred Ebb
lyricist, Tony Award, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Fred Ebb
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lyricist of musicals with John Kander. Musicals Cabaret, Chicago, Kiss of the Spider Woman. Movie Funny Lady. Song New York, New York

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Ethel Kennedy
famous

Real/Birth Name:
Ethel Skakel
Also Known As:
Ethel Skakel Kennedy
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandmother of
mother of
grandmother of
mother of
grandmother of
aunt of
mother of
wife of
Robert Kennedy, until his death.
Younger than Robert Kennedy by 2 years.
younger sister of
Younger than Rushton Skakel by 4 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Widow of Robert Kennedy

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Teddy Charles
jazz, musician, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Theodore Charles Cohen
Also Known As:
Teddy Cohen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84, 3 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Instruments: vibraphone, piano, and drums. In 1951 he changed his last name to Charles.

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Tony Williams
singer, R&B, Founder

Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Anthony Williams
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lead singer, tenor. Co-founder, group The Platters. Songs Only You, My Prayer, Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, The Great Pretender, Twilight Time

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of group The Platters.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1990 as a member of group The Platters.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1998 as a member of group The Platters.

Dick Lane
football

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Lane
Also Known As:
Dick "Night Train" Lane
Nickname(s):
Night Train
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Dinah Washington by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Defensive back. Teams Los Angeles Rams, Chicago Cardinals, Detroit Lions

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Alexis Korner
musician, radio, Founder

Real/Birth Name:
Alexis Andrew Nicholas Koerner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founder, group Blues Incorporated

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Dee Hartford
actor, model

Real/Birth Name:
Donna Higgins
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Eden Hartford by 1 year.
ex-wife of
Younger than Howard Hawks by 31 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie A Girl in Every Port. Model for the magazine Vogue in the 1940s. TV series Lost in Space, Batman, Perry Mason

Shirley Temple
actor, singer, dancer, ambassador, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Shirley Jane Temple
Also Known As:
Shirley Temple Black
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Child star in the 1930s black and white movies - The Little Princess, Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm, Poor Little Rich Girl, Heidi, Curly Top, The Little Colonel, Mr. Belvedere Goes to College. Ambassador to Czechoslovakia.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry

Bruce Kirby
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Bruno Giovanni Quidaciolu
Also Known As:
Bruno Giovanni Quidaciolu Sr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Often in a role as a policeman. Movies Throw Momma from the Train, Stand by Me, Crash. TV shows Columbo, L.A. Law

Carl Gardner
singer, Founder

Real/Birth Name:
Carl Edward Gardner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Frontman and a founder of group The Coasters. Songs Yakety-Yak, Charlie Brown, Poison Ivy, Searchin', Young Blood. Group The Robins. Song Smokey Joe's Cafe

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1987 as a member of group The Coasters.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a member of group The Coasters.

Pancho Gonzalez
tennis

Real/Birth Name:
Ricardo Alonso González
Also Known As:
Richard Gonzales
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 2 inches (187.96 cm)

Brief Facts:

Winner of the US Open 1948 and 1949.

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Ricki Soma
model, socialite, dancer, ballet, accident, vehicle crash

Real/Birth Name:
Enrica Soma
Also Known As:
Ricki Huston
Ricky Huston
Enrica Soma Huston
Nickname(s):
Ricki
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
40
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
mother of
separated wife of
John Huston, until she died.
Younger than John Huston by 21 years.
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Italian-American from (New York) ballerina with Balanchine. Died in a car accident in Strasbourg France during (separated 1962) marriage to John Huston

Burt Bacharach
composer, musician, singer, actor, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Burt Freeman Bacharach
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Angie Dickinson by 3 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Carole Bayer Sager by 18 years.

Brief Facts:

Songs What the World Needs Now Is Love, Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head, I'll Never Fall in Love Again, Do You Know the Way to San Jose, Walk on By, I Say a Little Prayer, Alfie, What's New Pussycat. Broadway musical Promises, Promises nominated for Tony Award.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jim Shoulders
rodeo, business

Real/Birth Name:
James A. Shoulders
Nickname(s):
Babe Ruth of rodeo
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:

Pro rodeo performer. Bull rider. Rancher.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Will Jones
singer, R&B

Real/Birth Name:
Will J. Jones
Also Known As:
Will "Dub" Jones
Dub Jones
Nickname(s):
Dub
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bass singer for group The Coasters. Sang Yakety Yak, Charlie Brown (the line "Why is everybody always picking on me") and the song Poison Ivy

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1987 as a member of group The Coasters.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a member of group The Coasters.

Billy Martin
baseball, manager, accident, vehicle crash

Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Manuel Martin Jr.
Also Known As:
Alfred Manuel Pesano
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Aggressive manager of the team New York Yankees. Name Billy from his grandmother calling him "Bello" in Italian. Name changed by his mother. Died in a car accident - he was a passenger.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Pernell Roberts
actor, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Pernell Elvin Roberts
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Bonanza, Trapper John, M.D.. Civil rights marcher.

Dolph Schayes
basketball, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Adolph Schayes
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 7 inches (200.66 cm)

Brief Facts:

Power forward / center. Teams New York University, Syracuse Nationals, Philadelphia 76ers. Coach, 76ers and team Buffalo Braves

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rosemary Clooney
singer, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Rosemary Clooney
Nickname(s):
Rosie
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
mother of
aunt of
ex-wife of
Younger than José Ferrer by 19 years.
mother of
older sister of
Older than Nick Clooney by 5 years.
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movie musical White Christmas. Songs Come on-a My House, Tenderly, Hey There. TV show The Rosemary Clooney Show

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6325 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

Jack Kevorkian
criminal, doctor, composer, musician, jazz, painter, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Jacob Kevorkian
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 8 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pathologist who supported right-to-die efforts. Convicted of second-degree homicide. A pathologist. Painted with oil. Composed music.

Bob Monkhouse
comedy

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Allen Monkhouse
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

British. Wrote jokes for other famous people - Bob Hope, Frank Sinatra

Georgy Dobrovolsky
space, accident, Soyuz 11

Real/Birth Name:
Georgy Timofeyevich Dobrovolsky
Also Known As:
Georgi Dobrovolski
Georgiy Dobrovolskiy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
43, 28 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Soviet cosmonaut. Craft failed and lost cabin air on return from a mission to Salyut 1, killing the crew of 3.

Space Missions:

Salyut 1 (1971)
The first space station of any kind
Soyuz 11 (1971) - Died on reentry; air leaked out
The only manned mission to board the world's first space station, Salyut 1. Arrived at the Salyut 1 station on 7 June 1971 and departed on 29 June. The capsule lost cabin pressure reentering, killing all 3 cosmonauts.

Dr. Ruth Westheimer
writer, tv, psychologist, educator, little person

Real/Birth Name:
Karola Ruth Siegel
Also Known As:
Dr. Ruth
Ruth Westheimer
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:
Height:
4 feet 7 inches (139.7 cm)

Brief Facts:

Author of books Dr. Ruth's Encyclopedia of Sex, Sex for Dummies. Wounded in action by an exploding shell during the Israeli War of Independence in 1948.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Tony Richardson
director, writer, producer, AIDS

Real/Birth Name:
Cecil Antonio Richardson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
father of
ex-husband of
Older than Vanessa Redgrave by 8 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Died of AIDS. Movies Tom Jones, Dead Cert

James Ivory
director, writer

Real/Birth Name:
James Francis Ivory
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Remains of the Day, Howards End

Maurice Sendak
writer, painter

Real/Birth Name:
Maurice Bernard Sendak
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 33 days before his 84th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Children's book author and illustrator, wrote Where the Wild Things Are

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bernie Hamilton
actor, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Bernard Hamilton
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Starsky and Hutch. Record producer. Movies The Young One, The Devil at 4 O'Clock, Synanon, The Swimmer, Walk the Walk, The Organization

Richard M. Sherman
composer, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Morton Sherman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Robert B. Sherman by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Songs it's a small world (after all), Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, Feed the Birds, Chim Chim Cher-ee, Let's Get Together. Movies The Jungle Book, The Aristocats, The Parent Trap, Charlotte's Web, The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, Snoopy, Come Home, Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Vic Damone
actor, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Vito Rocco Farinola
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Diahann Carroll by 7 years.
cousin of
ex-husband of
Older than Pier Angeli by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie musical Kismet. Songs My Heart Cries for You, On the Street Where You Live

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1731 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry

John Nash
mathematician, accident, vehicle crash

Real/Birth Name:
John Forbes Nash Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86, 21 days before his 87th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Mathematician, subject of the movie A Beautiful Mind. Awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1994 and the Abel Prize in mathematics in 2015, days before his death. He and his wife died in a taxicab crash.

Che Guevara
revolutionary, doctor, writer, executed

Real/Birth Name:
Ernesto Guevara
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
39
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

A Marxist. Major part of the Cuban revolution against Batista. Executed in Bolivia.

Nancy Marchand
actor, soap

Real/Birth Name:
Nancy Lou Marchand
Nickname(s):
Nan
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71, 1 day before her 72nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Sabrina (1995). TV series The Sopranos, Lou Grant, Another World

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Tommy DeVito
singer, musician, Founder

Real/Birth Name:
Gaetano DeVito
Also Known As:
Tom DeVito
Nickname(s):
Tommy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Vocals and lead guitar for group The Four Seasons. A founding member. Songs Sherry, Big Girls Don't Cry, Walk Like a Man, Rag Doll, Can't Take My Eyes Off You. Died after recently being hospitalized after contracting COVID-19.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of group The Four Seasons.
New Jersey Hall of Fame 2017 as a member of group The Four Seasons.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1990 as a member of group The Four Seasons.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a member of group The Four Seasons.

Martin Landau
actor, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Martin Landau
Nickname(s):
Marty
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89, 25 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Barbara Bain by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

TV series Mission: Impossible, Space: 1999, Entourage, Without a Trace. Movies North by Northwest, Ed Wood, Meteor

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry, ceremony date: 17 December 2001

Ralph Waite
actor, director, soap

Real/Birth Name:
Ralph Waite
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:

TV series The Waltons, Days of Our Lives, NCIS, Carnivàle. Movies Five Easy Pieces, The Bodyguard, Cliffhanger, Cool Hand Luke, Timequest, A Day for Thanks on Walton's Mountain, Mother's Day on Waltons Mountain, A Wedding on Walton's Mountain

Tank Younger
football, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Lawrence Younger
Also Known As:
Paul "Tank" Younger
Nickname(s):
Tank
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fullback and linebacker. Teams Grambling State University, Los Angeles Rams, Pittsburgh Steelers. Assistant general manager with team San Diego Chargers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Patrick Hemingway
writer

Real/Birth Name:
Patrick Miller Hemingway
Nickname(s):
Sunny
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

son of
older brother of
Older than Gregory Hemingway by 3 years.
half-brother of
Younger than Jack Hemingway by 4 years.
uncle of
uncle of
uncle of
son of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Edited book True at First Light, a work by his father, novelist Ernest Hemingway, released posthumously in 1999. It is designated a "fictional memoir" and describes a journey to Africa.

Katherine Helmond
actor, director, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Katherine Marie Helmond
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:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than George N. Martin by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

TV series Soap, Who's the Boss?, Everybody Loves Raymond. Movies A Grandpa for Christmas, Brazil, Overboard. Animated movie Cars as a voice actor. Broadway play Mixed Emotions

Vince Edwards
actor, director, producer, writer, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Vincent Edward Zoine
Also Known As:
Vincent Edwards
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show Ben Casey. Movies Space Raiders

Bob Crane
actor, murdered, dj

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Edward Crane
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
49, 14 days before his 50th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Sigrid Valdis, until he died.
Older than Sigrid Valdis by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Star of TV series Hogan's Heroes

Vince Guaraldi
musician, composer, jazz

Real/Birth Name:
Vincent Anthony Dellaglio
Also Known As:
Vincent Anthony Guaraldi
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Name changed when his stepfather adopted him. Composed song Linus and Lucy and other music for the animated Peanuts movies.

Orson Bean
actor, producer, tv, Broadway, Tony Award, blacklist, accident

Real/Birth Name:
Dallas Frederick Burrows
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Alley Mills, until he died.
Older than Alley Mills by 22 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Broadway plays Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?, Subways Are for Sleeping which got him a nomination for a Tony Award. TV series Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, Normal, Ohio, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman. Died when struck by two autos while walking.

Joe Jackson
relative

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Walter Jackson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89, 29 days before his 90th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Father of the musician Jackson family.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Stanley Kubrick
director, writer, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Stanley Kubrick
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies 2001: A Space Odyssey, A Clockwork Orange, Full Metal Jacket, The Shining, Lolita, Spartacus, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bill Meistrell
surfing, inventor, business

Real/Birth Name:
William Meistrell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 5 days before his 78th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

twin brother of
Older than Bob Meistrell by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Co-inventor of the Body Glove brand wet suit. Business Dive N' Surf in Redondo Beach, CA.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bob Meistrell
surfing, business

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Meistrell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

twin brother of
Younger than Bill Meistrell by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Business Dive N' Surf in Redondo Beach, CA, also Body Glove.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Clay Matthews
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
William Clay Matthews
Also Known As:
Clay Matthews Sr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Tackle. Team San Francisco 49ers

Andy Warhol
painter, producer, director

Real/Birth Name:
Andrew Warhola
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Managed and produced band The Velvet Underground. Movie Chelsea Girls. Painting Campbell's Soup I

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Eddie Fisher
singer, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Edwin Jack Fisher
Nickname(s):
Sonny Boy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
ex-husband of
Older than Connie Stevens by 9 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Debbie Reynolds by 3 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Elizabeth Taylor by 3 years.
father of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV show Coke Time with Eddie Fisher. Movies BUtterfield 8, Bundle of Joy. Songs Any Time, I'm Walking Behind You, Oh, My Pa-pa, I'm Yours, Lady of Spain, Count Your Blessings

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6241 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1724 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Jimmy Dean
musician, actor, business, singer, country

Real/Birth Name:
Jimmy Ray Dean
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Big Bad John. Movie Diamonds are Forever in role of Willard Whyte. Sold "Jimmy Dean" sausage in ads on television.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Lina Wertmüller
director, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Arcangela Felice Assunta Wertmüller von Elgg Spañol von Braueic
Also Known As:
Lina Wertmuller
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The first woman nominated for an Academy Award for Best Director for movie Seven Beauties in 1977. Movies The Seduction of Mimi, Love and Anarchy, Swept Away

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7065 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry, ceremony date: 28 October 2019

Ann Blyth
actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Ann Marie Blyth
Also Known As:
Anne Blyth
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Movies Kismet, Rose Marie, One Minute to Zero, Mildred Pierce

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6733 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Eydie Gormé
singer, actor, tv

Real/Birth Name:
Edith Gormezano
Also Known As:
Eydie Gorme
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84, 6 days before her 85th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
wife of
Steve Lawrence, until she died.
Older than Steve Lawrence by 6 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Duo Steve and Eydie, Eydie Gormé & Steve Lawrence. Song Blame It on the Bossa Nova. TV show The Steve Lawrence-Eydie Gorme Show

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Gaming Hall of Fame 1999 as a member of group Steve and Eydie.
A star at 1541 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 20 September 1977 as a member of group Eydie Gormé & Steve Lawrence.

Sonny Til
singer, R&B

Real/Birth Name:
Earlington Carl Tilghman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21

Brief Facts:

The first R&B group, start of doo-wop, The Orioles, from Baltimore, Maryland. Song Crying in the Chapel

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bud McFadin
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Lewis Pate McFadin
Also Known As:
Lewis "Bud" McFadin
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:

Tackle and linebacker on defense, as well as tackle and guard on offense. Teams University of Texas, Los Angeles Rams, Denver Broncos, Houston Oilers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

John Dottley
football

Real/Birth Name:
John Albert Dottley
Nickname(s):
Kayo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fullback. Teams University of Mississippi, Chicago Bears

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jerry Claiborne
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Jerry David Claiborne
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72, 29 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback, team University of Kentucky. Coach, teams Virginia Polytechnic Institute, University of Maryland

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Yvette Vickers
actor, model, playmate

Real/Birth Name:
Iola Yvette Vedder
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Playboy Playmate July 1959. Movies Hud, Attack of the 50-Ft Woman (1958), Attack of the Giant Leeches. She was discovered dead by a neighbor in April 2011. The state of her body suggested that she had been dead for close to a year.

Charles Gray
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Marshall Gray
Nickname(s):
No Neck
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

English. 1928-2000. Movies The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Diamonds Are Forever, You Only Live Twice, The Seven-Per-Cent Solution, The Mirror Crack'd

Johnny Mann
composer, conductor, bandleader

Real/Birth Name:
John Russell Mann
Also Known As:
Johnnie Mann
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Lori Nelson, until he died.
Older than Lori Nelson by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Group The Johnny Mann Singers. Song (his version was popular in the UK) Up, Up and Away

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive, ceremony date: 4 April 1998

James Coburn
actor, writer, director, western, composer

Real/Birth Name:
James H. Coburn III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Movies Maverick, Charade, In Like Flint, The Great Escape, The Magnificent Seven

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7055 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry, ceremony date: 1 April 1994

Horace Silver
musician, jazz

Real/Birth Name:
Horace Ward Martin Tavares Silva
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Hard bop style. Song Filthy McNasty

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Dick York
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Allen York
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:

Movie Inherit the Wind

Al McGuire
basketball, coach, sports analyst

Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Emanuel McGuire
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach, team Marquette University

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Earl Holliman
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Henry Earl Holliman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
92, 12 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Police Woman. Movies Giant, Scared Stiff, Forbidden Planet, The Bridges at Toko-Ri, The Sons of Katie Elder

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6901 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry, ceremony date: 20 July 1977

Randy Hughes
aviator, business, accident, musician, air crash

Real/Birth Name:
Ramsey D. Hughes
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
34
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Manager for Patsy Cline. Not instrument rated, piloted plane in a storm, plane crashed near Camden, Tennessee. Killed, with Cline, Hankshaw Hawkins, Cowboy Copas (his father in-law.)

Ernie Vandeweghe
basketball, doctor

Real/Birth Name:
Ernest Maurice Vandeweghe Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandfather of
husband of
Colleen Kay Hutchins, until her earlier death.
Younger than Colleen Kay Hutchins by 2 years.
father of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Guard, small forward. Team New York Knicks

Robert Indiana
painter

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Clarke
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:

Paintings use road signs and such.

Cannonball Adderley
musician, jazz

Real/Birth Name:
Julian Edwin Adderley
Nickname(s):
Cannonball
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Jazz alto saxophonist.

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Reds Bagnell
football

Real/Birth Name:
Francis Bagnell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback/tailback. Team University of Pennsylvania

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Roddy McDowall
actor, photographer

Real/Birth Name:
Roderick Andrew Anthony Jude McDowall
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70, 16 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Child actor in Lassie movies; Planet of the Apes

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6632 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Adam West
actor

Real/Birth Name:
William West Anderson
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:

TV series Batman in the role of Batman. Movie Tammy and the Doctor (1963)

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6764 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry, ceremony date: 5 April 2012
Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 101 S. Palm Canyon Drive, ceremony date: 10 April 2010

Koko Taylor
singer, blues

Real/Birth Name:
Cora Walton
Also Known As:
KoKo Taylor
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Album Royal Blue. Songs Wang Dang Doodle, What Kind of Man is This, I Got What It Takes

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Elie Wiesel
writer, educator, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Eliezer Wiesel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Became a US citizen. Holocaust survivor. Book Night. Honorary UK knighthood.

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George Peppard
actor

Real/Birth Name:
George Peppard Jr.actor
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Elizabeth Ashley by 10 years.

Brief Facts:

TV show The A-Team. Movie Breakfast at Tiffany's

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6675 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry, ceremony date: 17 July 1985

Spanky McFarland
actor, model

Real/Birth Name:
George Robert Phillips McFarland
Also Known As:
George "Spanky" McFarland
Nickname(s):
Spanky
Buddy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie mini-comedies Our Gang

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7095 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry, ceremony date: 1 February 1994

Keith Jackson
football, sports analyst

Real/Birth Name:
Keith Max Jackson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Sportscaster for ABC Sports. Covered football, baseball and Olympic Games.

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Whitey Ford
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Charles Ford
Nickname(s):
Whitey
The Chairman of the Board
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
91, 28 days before his 92nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Team New York Yankees 1950, 1953-67. Led them to 11 Pennant wins and 6 World Series Championships. During his career, led them in these categories: games pitched, innings pitched, wins, strikeouts and shutouts.

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Bella Darvi
actor, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Bajla Węgier
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Lipstick, Hell and High Water, The Egyptian. Committed suicide, by gas. Her body remained undiscovered for more than a week.

Jeanne Cooper
actor, soap

Real/Birth Name:
Wilma Jeanne Cooper
Also Known As:
Jeannie Cooper
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Soap TV series The Young and the Restless, Guiding Light, The Bold and the Beautiful. Movies Tomorrow Man, The Boston Strangler

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1777 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry, ceremony date: 20 August 1993

Kyle Rote
football, coach, sports analyst, poet, composer, painter

Real/Birth Name:
William Kyle Rote
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Halfback, wide receiver. Teams Southern Methodist University, New York Giants

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Lee Grant
soap, actor, director, blacklist, Broadway, director

Real/Birth Name:
Lyova Haskell Rosenthal
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Peyton Place. Movies Valley of the Dolls, The Landlord, Voyage of the Damned, Shampoo

Leon Hart
football

Real/Birth Name:
Leon Joseph Hart
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team University of Notre Dame as end. Team Detroit Lions

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George Yardley
basketball

Real/Birth Name:
George Harry Yardley III
Nickname(s):
Yardbird
Bird
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Forward/Guard. Teams Stanford University, Fort Wayne Pistons/Detroit Pistons, Syracuse Nationals, Los Angeles Jets

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Wanda Hendrix
actor, western

Real/Birth Name:
Dixie Wanda Hendrix
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Audie Murphy by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie Stage to Thunder Rock

Ennio Morricone
composer, musician, conductor, accident

Real/Birth Name:
Ennio Morricone
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Over 400 film scores, including Inglourious Basterds, Django Unchained, The Hateful Eight, Once Upon a Time in America, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, A Fistful of Dollars, The Thing, The Untouchables. Died in a hospital at dawn after falling and breaking a leg.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7065 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater, ceremony date: 26 February 2016

Bill Muncey
boating, accident

Real/Birth Name:
William Edward Muncey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
52, 25 days before his 53rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Powerboat (hydroplane) racer, died in a blowover crash in Mexico.

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C.W. McCall
country, singer, mayor, activist

Real/Birth Name:
William Dale Fries Jr.
Also Known As:
Bill Fries
Nickname(s):
Bill
Billy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Convoy, Roses for Mama, Wolf Creek Pass. Former mayor of Ouray, Colorado. Environmental activist.

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Clu Gulager
actor

Real/Birth Name:
William Martin Gulager
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Last Picture Show, I'm Gonna Git You Sucka

Rance Howard
writer, actor, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Harold Rance Beckenholdt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89, 8 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandfather of
father of
husband of
Jean Speegle Howard, until her earlier death.
Younger than Jean Speegle Howard by 1 year.
grandfather of
grandfather of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV series Babylon 5, Gentle Ben. Movies Chinatown, The 'Burbs, Apollo 13, Cool Hand Luke, Independence Day, Splash

Franklin Cover
actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Franklin Edward Cover
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie The Stepford Wives. TV series The Jeffersons. Broadway plays Forty Carats, Wild Honey

Mel Hutchins
basketball

Real/Birth Name:
Melvin R. Hutchins
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90, 27 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 6 inches (198.12 cm)

Relationships:

great uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Colleen Kay Hutchins by 2 years.
uncle of
uncle of

Brief Facts:

Power forward, center. Teams Brigham Young University, Milwaukee Hawks, Fort Wayne Pistons, New York Knicks

Jerry Bock
composer, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Jerrold Lewis Bock
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81, 20 days before his 82nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Musicals Fiddler on the Roof, Fiorello

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Paul Simon (senator)
Senator, writer, publisher, US Representative

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Martin Simon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75, 10 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Democrat. U.S. Reprentative from Illinois 1975-1983. Senator from Illinois 1985-1997. Wore bow ties. Unsuccessful bid for president 1987-88.

Bobby Van
actor, singer, dancer, tv, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Jack Stein
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Elaine Joyce, until he died.
Older than Elaine Joyce by 17 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie Lost Horizon. TV show Make Me Laugh. Broadway musical play No, No, Nanette with a Tony Award nomination.

Mickey Thompson
auto racing, business, murdered

Real/Birth Name:
Marion Lee Thompson
Nickname(s):
Mickey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

1960, the first American to break the 400 mph barrier. Auto parts business for hot rod cars. Murdered, his wife was also killed.

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Dick Van Patten
actor, model, business, activist, Broadway, Founder

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Van Patten
Also Known As:
Dickie Van Patten
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Joyce Van Patten by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

TV series Eight Is Enough. Movies Robin Hood: Men in Tights, Soylent Green, Charly. Broadwau plays Mister Roberts, Lovers and Other Strangers. Founder of business Natural Balance Pet Foods.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1541 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry, ceremony date: 20 November 1985
Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 125 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way, ceremony date: 12 January 2008

Dan Blocker
actor, western, educator, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Bobby Don Blocker
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
43
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show Bonanza in the role of Hoss

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Joe Messina
musician, jazz

Real/Birth Name:
Joe Messina
Nickname(s):
The White Brother with Soul
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist. Band The Funk Brothers. Performed on song I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

A star at 7065 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 21 March 2012 as a member of group The Funk Brothers.

Philip K. Dick
writer

Real/Birth Name:
Philip Kindred Dick
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Science fiction author. Wrote book Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? which is the basis of the movie Blade Runner. Stories for movies Total Recall, Minority Report

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Dick Miller
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Miller
Also Known As:
Richard Miller
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Little Shop of Horrors (1960), Bucket of Blood, Gremlins, Twilight Zone: The Movie

Irish McCalla
actor, model, painter

Real/Birth Name:
Nellie Elizabeth McCalla
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Sheena, Queen of the Jungle. A Vargas Girl model.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1720 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Bo Diddley
singer, musician, adopted

Real/Birth Name:
Ellas Otha Bates
Also Known As:
Ellas Bates McDaniel
Nickname(s):
The Originator
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Birth name Ellas Otha Bates. Later, adopted by mother's cousin, took name McDaniel. Song Hey Bo Diddley. Known for his homemade rectangular-shaped guitar and his signature rhythm beat.

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Amarillo Slim
actor, writer, billiards

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Austin Preston Jr.
Nickname(s):
World's Greatest Gambler
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:

Professional poker player. Winner of World Series of Poker in 1972. Once bet Minnesota Fats he could win at billiards with a broomstick handle. Movie California Split

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Hugh McElhenny
football

Real/Birth Name:
Hugh Edward McElhenny
Nickname(s):
The King
Hurryin' Hugh
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back. Teams San Francisco 49ers, Minnesota Vikings, New York Giants, Detroit Lions

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ross Barbour
singer, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Ross Edwin Barbour
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Don Barbour by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Original member of group The Four Freshmen. Songs Mood Indigo, Day by Day, Graduation Day, It's a Blue World

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a member of group The Four Freshmen.
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