Guess Who This Is

People Born in the Year 1928 (127 found): Names Only

Walter Mondale

Real/Birth Name:
Walter Frederick Mondale
Nickname(s):
Fritz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
90, 26 days before his 91st birthday
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. Scandinavian-American Hall of Fame 1987.

Capucine

Real/Birth Name:
Germaine 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

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. Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1974. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Birch Bayh

Real/Birth Name:
Birch Evans Bayh Jr.
Also Known As:
Birch Evans Bayh II
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

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

Roger Vadim

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

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. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1993. Blues Hall of Fame 2002. Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame 1992. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2017.

Jean Kennedy Smith

Real/Birth Name:
Jean Ann Kennedy
Also Known As:
Jean Kennedy
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

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
aunt of
younger sister of
Younger than Patricia Kennedy Lawford by 3 years.
great 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. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2011. Irish America Hall of Fame 2011.

Ralph Earnhardt

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:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

NASCAR driver. Daytona Beach Stock Car Racing Hall of Fame 2004. National Dirt Late Model Hall of Fame 2007. International Motorsports Hall of Fame 1997. National Motorsports Press Association Hall of Fame 1989.

Vasili Lazarev

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:

Astronaut. Missions: Soyuz 12, Soyuz 18a

Larry Gelbart

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. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2009. Theater Hall of Fame 2002. Television Hall of Fame 2008. Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 4 November 1995.

Anatoly Filipchenko

Real/Birth Name:
Anatoly Vasilyevich Filipchenko
Also Known As:
Анато́лий Васи́льевич Фили́пченко
Anatoli Filipchenko
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Flew on Soyuz 7 and Soyuz 16 missions.

Fats Domino

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:

Brief Facts:

Height 5' 5". Songs Blueberry Hill, I'm in the Mood for Love, I'm Walkin', Ain't That a Shame. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1986. Blues Hall of Fame 2003. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1998. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. National Medal of Arts 1998. Delta Music Museum Hall of Fame. Louisiana Music Hall of Fame. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2016. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6616 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Joss Ackland

Real/Birth Name:
Sidney Edmond Jocelyn Ackland
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
90
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

Real/Birth Name:
Annie Blanche Banks
Nickname(s):
Queen of Exotic Dancers
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
90
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. Burlesque Hall of Fame.

Joe Conley

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

Real/Birth Name:
Susan Jacobson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20

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

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.

Edward Albee

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, 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. Theater Hall of Fame 1985. Kennedy Center Honors 1996. National Medal of Arts 1996.

Douglas Rain

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

Real/Birth Name:
Frank Frederick Borman II
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Test pilot and astronaut. Gemini 7. Flew around the moon on Apollo 8. Received the Congressional Space Medal of Honor 1978. International Space Hall of Fame. Aerospace Walk of Honor 2000. Arizona Aviation Hall of Fame 1990. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1993. DeMolay International Alumni Association Hall of Fame 1986. National Aviation Hall of Fame 1982.

Eunice Gayson

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

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. College Football Hall of Fame 1965. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1971. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Rice Athletics Hall of Fame 1970. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Patrick McGoohan

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 Braveheart, Escape from Alcatraz

Fred Rogers

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. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2005. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 2005. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2002. Television Hall of Fame 1999. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6600 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Jim Lovell

Real/Birth Name:
James Arthur Lovell Jr.
Nickname(s):
Jim
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Missions Gemini 7, Gemini 12, Apollo 8. Ill-fated Apollo 13 flight around the moon. Subject of movie Apollo 13. Received the Congressional Space Medal of Honor 1995. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1970. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1993. French Legion of Honor. Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame. International Space Hall of Fame. National Aviation Hall of Fame 1998.

Gordie Howe

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. Canada's Walk of Fame 2000. Michigan Walk of Fame 2007. Hockey Hall of Fame 1972. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1957. Canada's Sports Hall of Fame 1975.

Lefty Frizzell

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:

Grand Ole Opry. Album Look What Thoughts Will Do. Song If You've Got the Money, I've Got the Time. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1972. Country Music Hall of Fame 1982. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. Texas Country Music Hall of Fame 2003. Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame 2005. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6927 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Don Gibson

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:

Grand Ole Opry. Wrote songs I Can't Stop Loving You, Oh Lonesome Me, Sweet Dreams, Blue Blue Day. North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 2010. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1973. Country Music Hall of Fame 2001.

Earl Lloyd

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:

Brief Facts:

Small forward. Height 6' 5". 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. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2003. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006. Virginia Sports Hall of Fame 1993. Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame 2016. CIAA Hall of Fame 1998.

Maya Angelou

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. National Women's Hall of Fame 1998. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2011. National Medal of Arts 2000. Arkansas Black Hall of Fame 1993. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2008.. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6337 Delmar Boulevard.

Monty Norman

Real/Birth Name:
Monty Noserovitch
Also Known As:
Monte Norman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
90
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

Real/Birth Name:
James Dewey Watson
Also Known As:
James D. Watson
J. D. Watson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
90
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. Liberty Medal 2000. Irish America Hall of Fame 2011. Lomonosov Gold Medal 1994. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1977.

James Garner

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. Hall of Great Western Performers 1990. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1998. Oklahoma Hall of Fame 1986. Television Hall of Fame 1990. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6927 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Fred Ebb

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. Kennedy Center Honors 1998. Theater Hall of Fame 1991. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1983.

Ethel Kennedy

Real/Birth Name:
Ethel Skakel
Also Known As:
Ethel Skakel Kennedy
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
grandmother of
mother of
aunt 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. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2014.

Teddy Charles

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. Long Island Music Hall of Fame 2010.

Tony Williams

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. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1997. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1997. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of The Platters.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1990 as a member of The Platters.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1998 as a member of The Platters.

Dick Lane

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. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1988. Texas Sports Hall of Fame 2001. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1974. Arizona Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006.

Dee Hartford

Real/Birth Name:
Donna Higgins
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

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.

Shirley Temple

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. Kennedy Center Honors 1998. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Carl Gardner

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

Ricki Soma

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

Real/Birth Name:
Burt Freeman Bacharach
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
90
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.

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. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1971. Missouri Wall of Fame. Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song 2012.

Will Jones

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

Billy Martin

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. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1991. Yankee Stadium Monument Park 1986. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. Babe Ruth Award 1953.

Pernell Roberts

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.

Rosemary Clooney

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. Kentucky Music Hall of Fame 2002. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1995. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6325 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Jack Kevorkian

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

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

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. Soyuz 11 failed and lost cabin air on return from a mission to Salyut 1, killing the crew of 3.

Dr. Ruth Westheimer

Real/Birth Name:
Karola Ruth Siegel
Also Known As:
Dr. Ruth
Ruth Westheimer
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 4' 7". 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. Bronx Walk of Fame 2008. Women in Technology International Hall of Fame 2010.

Tony Richardson

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. Byron "Whizzer" White NFL Man of the Year Award 2011.

James Ivory

Real/Birth Name:
James Francis Ivory
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
90
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

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. National Medal of Arts 1996. New York State Writers Hall of Fame 2013.

Bernie Hamilton

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

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Morton Sherman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
90
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. Songwriters Hall of Fame 2005. National Medal of Arts 2008.

Vic Damone

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

Brief Facts:

Movie musical Kismet. Songs My Heart Cries for You, On the Street Where You Live Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1731 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

John Nash

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

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.

Tommy DeVito

Real/Birth Name:
Tommy DeVito
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
90
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 Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of The Four Seasons.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1990 as a member of The Four Seasons.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a member of The Four Seasons.

Martin Landau

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 Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 17 December 2001.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Ralph Waite

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

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. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2010. College Football Hall of Fame 2000. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1973. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2003.

Patrick Hemingway

Real/Birth Name:
Patrick Hemingway
Nickname(s):
Sunny
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22

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

Real/Birth Name:
Katherine Marie Helmond
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

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

Vince Edwards

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

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

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

Real/Birth Name:
Dallas Frederick Burrows
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
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

Joe Jackson

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. Arkansas Black Hall of Fame 2011. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2014.

Stanley Kubrick

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. Bronx Walk of Fame 2001.

Bill Meistrell

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. Surfer's Walk of Fame 2004. Surfing Walk of Fame 2007.

Bob Meistrell

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. Surfer's Walk of Fame 2004. Surfing Walk of Fame 2007.

Clay Matthews

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

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 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1996 as a member of The Velvet Underground.

Eddie Fisher

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. Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame 1988. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6241 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 1724 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
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Jimmy Dean

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. Country Music Hall of Fame 2010. Virginia Country Music Hall of Fame 1997. Texas Country Music Hall of Fame 2005. West Texas Walk of Fame 1984.

Ann Blyth

Real/Birth Name:
Ann Marie Blyth
Also Known As:
Anne Blyth
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
90
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 Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6733 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Eydie Gormé

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. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1995. Gaming Hall of Fame 1999 as a member of Steve and Eydie.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1541 Vine Street as a member of band: Eydie Gormé & Steve Lawrence for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 20 September 1977.
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A star at 1541 Vine Street as a member of band: Eydie Gormé & Steve Lawrence for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 20 September 1977.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Bud McFadin

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. College Football Hall of Fame 1983. Knute Rockne Memorial Trophy 1950. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1973. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Yvette Vickers

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

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

James Coburn

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 Charade, In Like Flint, The Great Escape, The Magnificent Seven. Hall of Great Western Performers 2015. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7055 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 1 April 1994.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Horace Silver

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. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1996. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1991. ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame.

Dick York

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

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. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1995. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1992. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.

Earl Holliman

Real/Birth Name:
Henry Earl Holliman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
90
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 Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6901 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 20 July 1977.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Randy Hughes

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

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

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Clarke
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
90
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

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:

DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1975. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1985.

Reds Bagnell

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. College Football Hall of Fame 1977. Maxwell Award 1950. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1970.

Roddy McDowall

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 Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6632 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Adam West

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) Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6764 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 5 April 2012.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 101 S. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 10 April 2010.

Koko Taylor

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. Blues Hall of Fame 1997.

Elie Wiesel

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. Nobel Peace Prize 1986. Honorary UK knighthood. Congressional Gold Medal 1984. French Legion of Honor. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1992. Jewish-American Hall of Fame. National Humanities Medal 2009.

George Peppard

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 Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6675 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 17 July 1985.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Spanky McFarland

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 Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7095 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 1 February 1994.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Keith Jackson

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. American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame 1994. Rose Bowl Hall of Fame 1999. State of Washington Sports Hall of Fame 2014. Amos Alonzo Stagg Award 1993. National High School Hall of Fame 2001. Walter Camp Distinguished American Award 1995. NSMA Hall of Fame 1995.

Whitey Ford

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Charles Ford
Nickname(s):
Whitey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
90
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. Country Music Hall of Fame 1986. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1974. Nassau County Sports Hall of Fame 2003. Yankee Stadium Monument Park 1987. Cy Young Award 1961. Babe Ruth Award 1961.

Bella Darvi

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

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 Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1777 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 20 August 1993.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Kyle Rote

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. College Football Hall of Fame 1964. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 2003. New Rochelle Walk of Fame 2017. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1969. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Lee Grant

Real/Birth Name:
Lyova Haskell Rosenthal
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
90
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

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:

Heisman Trophy 1949, team University of Notre Dame, as end. Team Detroit Lions. College Football Hall of Fame 1973. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1997. National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1985. Maxwell Award 1949. Knute Rockne Memorial Trophy 1949.

George Yardley

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. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1997. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 2001. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006. Orange County Sports Hall of Fame 1981. Pac-12 Men's Basketball Hall of Honor 2007. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1996.

Wanda Hendrix

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

Real/Birth Name:
Ennio Morricone
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
90, 30 days after his birthday
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 Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7065 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater; ceremony: 26 February 2016.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Bill Muncey

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. Breitbard Hall of Fame 1982. International Motorsports Hall of Fame 2004. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1983. Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 1989.

Clu Gulager

Real/Birth Name:
William Martin Gulager
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
90, 24 days after his birthday
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

Real/Birth Name:
Harold Rance Beckenholdt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
90, 23 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 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 The 'Burbs, Apollo 13, Cool Hand Luke, Independence Day, Splash

Franklin Cover

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

Real/Birth Name:
Melvin R. Hutchins
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
90, 18 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

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

Brief Facts:

Power forward, center. Height 6' 6". Teams Brigham Young University, Milwaukee Hawks, Fort Wayne Pistons, New York Knicks

Jerry Bock

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. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1971. Theater Hall of Fame. New Rochelle Walk of Fame.

Paul Simon (senator)

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

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

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 400mph barrier. Auto parts business for hot rod cars. Murdered, his wife was also killed. International Motorsports Hall of Fame 1990. International Drag Racing Hall of Fame 1991. Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 1990. Automotive Hall of Fame 2009.

Dick Van Patten

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

Dan Blocker

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. West Texas Walk of Fame 1997.

Joe Messina

Real/Birth Name:
Joe Messina
Nickname(s):
The White Brother with Soul
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
89, 3 days before his 90th birthday
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) Guitar Center RockWalk 2002 as a member of The Funk Brothers.
Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum 2007 as a member of The Funk Brothers.
Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2014 as a member of The Funk Brothers.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7065 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: The Funk Brothers for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 21 March 2012.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 7065 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: The Funk Brothers for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 21 March 2012.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Philip K. Dick

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. Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 2005.

Dick Miller

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Miller
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
89, 15 days before his 90th birthday
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

Irish McCalla

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. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1720 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Bo Diddley

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. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1987. Blues Hall of Fame 2004. Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame. Guitar Center RockWalk 1989. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2010. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2017.

Amarillo Slim

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. Poker Hall of Fame 1992.

Hugh McElhenny

Real/Birth Name:
Hugh Edward McElhenny
Nickname(s):
The King
Hurryin' Hugh
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
89, 21 days before his 90th birthday
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. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1982. College Football Hall of Fame 1981. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970. Husky Fever Hall of Fame 1979. 49ers Hall of Fame 2009. East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame 2003. State of Washington Sports Hall of Fame 1963.

Ross Barbour

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