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Alexander Windsor, Earl of Ulster

Real/Birth Name:
Alexander Patrick Gregers Richard Windsor
Also Known As:
Alex Ulster
Earl of Ulster
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
44, 21 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
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great great grandson of
son of
third cousin once removed of
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older brother of
Older than Lady Davina Lewis by 3 years.
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Retired major, British Army.

Hap Arnold

Real/Birth Name:
Henry Harley Arnold
Also Known As:
Henry H. Arnold
Nickname(s):
Hap
Pewt
Benny
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

General of the Army and later General of the Air Force. The only 5-star general in two services. National Aviation Hall of Fame 1967.

John H. Bankhead

Real/Birth Name:
John Hollis Bankhead
Gender:
Male

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Senator from Alabama. Civil War veteran (saved the life of John Custer at Chickamauga). Alabama Men's Hall of Fame 1990.

Aaron Banks

Real/Birth Name:
Aaron Banks
Also Known As:
Col. Aaron Banks
Nickname(s):
Founder of the Green Berets
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

OSS hero in World War II. Founder of the Special Forces, known as the Green Berets. Died at age 101 in 2004.

Red Baron

Real/Birth Name:
Manfred Albrecht von Richtofen
Also Known As:
Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen
Nickname(s):
Der Rote Kampfflieger
Le Diable Rouge
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
25, 11 days before his 26th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
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Brief Facts:

Fighter pilot in World War I. Shot, landed safely, then died, saying "Kaputt."

Red Bass

Real/Birth Name:
Leroy P. Bass
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Catcher for team Homestead Grays in the Negro Leagues 1938-1941. Colonel in the Army Airborne. Retired, then was a teacher.

P. G. T. Beauregard

Real/Birth Name:
Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard
Nickname(s):
The Little Napoleon
Hero of Fort Sumter
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Superintendent of West Point for only a few days. Fired on Fort Sumter after they fired on his position. From Louisiana.

Pavel Belyayev

Real/Birth Name:
Pavel Ivanovich Belyayev
Also Known As:
Павел Иванович Беляев
Nickname(s):
Pasha
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
44
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
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Fighter pilot. The first commander of the cosmonaut corps. Space mission Voskhod 2

Beau Biden

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Robinette Biden III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
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half-brother of
Older than Ashley Biden by 12 years.
older brother of
Older than Hunter Biden by 1 year.
step-son of
son of
older brother of
Older than Naomi Biden by 2 years.

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Attorney General of Delaware 2007-2015 and a Major in the Delaware Army National Guard. Democrat. As a child, injured in an accident when his mother was killed. Died from brain cancer.

Big Neal

Real/Birth Name:
Neal Saunders
Also Known As:
Sgt. Neal Saunders
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Album Live from Iraq

Bigg Phill

Real/Birth Name:
Phillip Walton Jr.
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

From Southside Chicago. Spent 3 years in the military, including service in Germany. McDonalds Commercial.

Doc Blanchard

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

First junior to win the Heisman Trophy 1945, team United States Military Academy, as fullback. United States Air Force from 1947 until 1971, retired with the rank of Colonel. College Football Hall of Fame 1964. South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame. Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum 1994. Maxwell Award 1945. Walter Camp Man of the Year 1971. James E. Sullivan Award 1945.

Boxcar Willie

Real/Birth Name:
Lecil Travis Martin
Also Known As:
Marty Martin
Nickname(s):
King of the Hobos
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
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Grand Ole Opry. Movies A Place to Grow, Sweet Dreams. 22 years in the US Air Force. First cousin to Tommy Lee Jones. Missouri Walk of Fame 2014.

Omar Bradley (General)

Real/Birth Name:
Omar Nelson Bradley
Also Known As:
Gen. Omar N. Bradley
Gen. Omar Bradley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
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Directed invasion at Normandy in World War II. Also directed battles in Africa. First chairman of NATO military. Reached rank of five-star general, the last to hold that rank. Missouri Wall of Fame. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1977. Hall of Famous Missourians 1992.

Ambrose Burnside

Real/Birth Name:
Ambrose Everett Burnside
Also Known As:
General Burnside
Gender:
Male

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Commander of the Army of the Potomac, Civil War, US Army. Known for whiskers, namesake of "sideburns". Governor of Rhode Island, US Senator.

Kit Carson

Real/Birth Name:
Christopher Houston Carson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
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Explored the American West. Became a general for the Union in the Civil War, then an Indian Agent. Texas Trail of Fame 2001.

Jack Carter

Real/Birth Name:
John William Carter
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
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Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Amy Carter by 20 years.
nephew of
son of
son of

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Served in Navy during Vietnam War. Candidate for senator of Nevada.

Jimmy Carter

Real/Birth Name:
James Earl Carter Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
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father of
older brother of
Older than Billy Carter by 12 years.
father of
husband of
Older than Rosalynn Carter by 2 years.

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Governor of Georgia. Graduate of Naval Academy. Submariner. Nuclear engineer. 39th president of US. Supports Habitat for Humanity and peace causes. Book Our Endangered Values : America's Moral Crisis. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1999. Nobel Peace Prize 2002. Georgia Writers Hall of Fame 2006. Liberty Medal 1990. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2004.

Vernon Castle

Real/Birth Name:
Vernon Castle Blythe
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
30
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
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Relationships:

husband of
Irene Castle, until he died.
Older than Irene Castle by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Husband/wife dance team. He died in a military plane crash (he was a flight instructor) just before the end of World War I. Subject of movie The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle

Fidel Castro

Real/Birth Name:
Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
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Marxist and socialist revolutionary leader of Cuba.

Wesley Clark

Real/Birth Name:
Wesley Kanne
Also Known As:
Wesley Kanne Clark
Wesley Kanne Clark Sr.
Gen. Wesley Clark
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
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After his father died when he was four, and his mother remarried, he was adopted by his stepfather and his name changed to Clark. Supreme Allied Commander Europe of NATO from 1997 to 2000. Commanded allied forces in the Kosovo campaign. Candidate for president in 2004 as a Democrat. Books Waging Modern War, Winning Modern Wars. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2000. French Legion of Honor.

Hal Clement

Real/Birth Name:
Harry Clement Stubbs
Also Known As:
George Richard
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
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High school chemistry teacher who wrote science fiction books: Mission of Gravity. Also painted SF images. Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 1998.

Jacqueline Cochran

Real/Birth Name:
Bessie Lee Pittman
Also Known As:
Jaqueline Cochran-Odlum
Nickname(s):
Jackie
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
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Pioneer racing pilot. Helped in the formation of wartine women's army and air corps. The first woman to fly a bomber across the Atlantic. Received the Distinguished Service Medal and the Distinguished Flying Cross. The first woman to fly faster than the speed of sound. The first woman to fly a jet across the ocean. The first woman to land and take off from an aircraft carrier. Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 1993. French Legion of Honor 1949. International Aerospace Hall of Fame 1965. National Aviation Hall of Fame 1971. Aerospace Walk of Honor 2006. National Women's Hall of Fame 1993. Women in Aviation, International Pioneers Hall of Fame 2009.

Catherine Coleman

Real/Birth Name:
Catherine Grace Coleman
Nickname(s):
Cady
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
57, 30 days before her 58th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
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Brief Facts:

Astronaut and chemist, a former Colonel, USAF. Missions: STS-73, STS-93, Soyuz TMA-20

Jerry Coleman

Real/Birth Name:
Gerald Francis Coleman
Nickname(s):
The Colonel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
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Second baseman. Team New York Yankees. TV show Game of the Week. Babe Ruth Award 1950. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2007. Ford C Frick Award 2005. National Radio Hall of Fame 2007. San Diego Padres Hall of Fame 2001.

Eileen Collins

Real/Birth Name:
Eileen Marie Collins
Also Known As:
Lt. Col. Eileen Collins
Nickname(s):
Mom
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
61, 5 days before her 62nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut, military test pilot, retired from the US Air Force, retired from NASA May 1, 2006. First female shuttle pilot, first female shuttle commander. Shuttle missions STS-63 (Discovery - to the Russian space station Mir), STS-84 (Atlantis, 1997), STS-93 (Columbia, Chandra X-Ray Observatory), STS-114 (Discovery, 2005.) More than 872 hours in space. Multiple medals awarded. National Women's Hall of Fame 1995. Aerospace Walk of Honor 2008. French Legion of Honor. International Space Hall of Fame. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2013. National Aviation Hall of Fame 2009. Women in Aviation, International Pioneers Hall of Fame 1995. Irish American Hall of Fame 2013. Irish America Hall of Fame 2016.

Bob Crippen

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Laurel Crippen
Also Known As:
Robert Crippen
Nickname(s):
Crip
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pilot of the first orbital test flight of the Space Shuttle program (STS-1, April 12-14, 1981) and commander of three additional shuttle missions: STS-7, STS-41-Cv STS-41-G. International Space Hall of Fame. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2001. Congressional Space Medal of Honor 2006. Aerospace Walk of Honor 2007.

Samantha Cristoforetti

Real/Birth Name:
Samantha Cristoforetti
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
41
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Italian Air Force pilot and European Space Agency astronaut. Soyuz TMA-15M (Expedition 42/43). Record for longest single space flight by a woman. Fluent in Italian, English, German, French and Russian languages. Space Camp Hall of Fame 2014.

Tony Curtis

Real/Birth Name:
Bernard Herschel Schwartz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
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Relationships:

father of
ex-husband of
Older than Janet Leigh by 2 years.

Descendants:

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Served on a submarine tender in World War II. Movies Trapeze, The Sweet Smell of Success, Operation Petticoat, Spartacus, Houdini, Some Like It Hot, The Defiant Ones. UNLV Entertainer/Artist Hall of Fame 2004. Nevada Entertainer/Artist Hall of Fame 2004. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6817 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

George Custer

Real/Birth Name:
George Armstrong Custer
Also Known As:
Gen. Custer
General Custer
Gen. George A. Custer
Nickname(s):
Autie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
36
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Last (34th) in West Point Class of 1861. Died at Battle of Little Big Horn in what is now Montana, killed by Indians. Dodge City Trail of Fame.

Pete Dawkins

Real/Birth Name:
Peter Miller Dawkins
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
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Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1958, team United States Military Academy, as halfback. Ran for the Senate as a Republican, failed. Brigadier General in the Army. College Football Hall of Fame 1975. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1987. Maxwell Award 1958. Academic All-America Hall of Fame 1988. Walter Camp Man of the Year 1975.

Jimmy Doolittle

Real/Birth Name:
James Harold Doolittle
Nickname(s):
Jimmy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

In 1929 he was the first pilot to take off, fly and land an airplane using instruments alone. Commanded "Doolittle's Raiders" near the end of World War II. Awarded theMedal of Honor. Aerospace Walk of Honor 1990. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1989. Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 1989. National Aviation Hall of Fame 1967.

Tommy Dorsey

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Francis Dorsey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
51, 7 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Jimmy Dorsey by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1981. National Radio Hall of Fame 1989. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6675 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Tammy Duckworth

Real/Birth Name:
Ladda Tammy Duckworth
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Father American, mother Thai. Became a helicopter pilot in the army. Lost right leg and lower left leg when the helicopter was shot in Iraq. Retired as a Lieutenant Colonel. Earned a PhD. Democrat. US Representative from Illinois from 2013. Candidate for the Senate in 2016, elected, senator from 2017. Women in Aviation, International Pioneers Hall of Fame 2011.

Vernon Duke

Real/Birth Name:
Vladimir Dukelsky
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Scores for Broadway and London plays. US Coast Guard in World War II. Songs April in Paris, Taking a Chance on Love. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970. Theater Hall of Fame.

Dale Dye

Real/Birth Name:
Dale Adam Dye
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Often used as a military consultant or military characters in films and television. Movies Larry Crowne, Platoon, Saving Private Ryan, Outbreak. TV series Falling Skies, Commander in Chief, Band of Brothers

Dwight David Eisenhower

Real/Birth Name:
David Dwight Eisenhower
Also Known As:
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Nickname(s):
Ike
DDE
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Mamie Eisenhower, until he died.
Older than Mamie Eisenhower by 6 years.

Brief Facts:

His mother originally named him David Dwight but reversed the two names after his birth to avoid the confusion of having two Davids in the family. A five-star general in the United States Army during World War II, and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe. 34th President of the United States from 1953 until 1961. World Golf Hall of Fame 2009. French Legion of Honor. Kansas Hall of Fame 2011.

Denholm Elliott

Real/Birth Name:
Denholm Mitchell Elliott
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

POW in World War II. Movies Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Voyage of the Damned, The Boys from Brazil. Died of tuberculosis, caused by AIDS.

Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

Real/Birth Name:
Douglas Elton Ullman Fairbanks
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

son of
ex-husband of
Younger than Joan Crawford by 4 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Naval officer in World War II. Movies The Prisoner of Zenda (1937), State Secret (1950). French Legion of Honor. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1969. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6318 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6710 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6661 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Robert FitzRoy

Real/Birth Name:
Robert FitzRoy
Nickname(s):
Hot Coffee
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

A fourth great-grandson of Charles II of England. Entered the Royal Navy at age 14. Became commander of the HMS Beagle, travelling with Charles Darwin. Later named governor of New Zealand. Began studies of meteorology, inventing several types of barometers. Became Vice-Admiral. Suicide by cutting his throat with a razor, due to depression.

Ian Fleming

Real/Birth Name:
Ian Lancaster Fleming
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Naval intelligence officer in World War II who wrote espionage novels made into movies Casino Royale, Live and Let Die, Dr. No, From Russia with Love, Moonraker, Diamonds Are Forever, Goldfinger, For Your Eyes Only, Thunderball, On Her Majesty's Secret Service. These all had the central character/role James Bond. Other stories added later written or co-written by others.

Clint Frank

Real/Birth Name:
Clinton E. Frank
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1937, team Yale University, as halfback. Lieutenant Colonel in the Army Air Corps, serving as an aide to General Jimmy Doolittle during World War II. College Football Hall of Fame 1955. Maxwell Award 1937. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.

Tulsi Gabbard

Real/Birth Name:
Tulsi Gabbard Tamayo
Also Known As:
Gabbard Tamayo
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
37
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Democrat. US Representative from Hawaii from 2013. Served in the Hawaii National Guard in Iraq. A practicing Hindu. Born in the US territory American Samoa.

Clark Gable

Real/Birth Name:
William Clark Gable
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Carole Lombard, until her earlier death.
Older than Carole Lombard by 7 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Gone with the Wind, It Happened One Night, Call of the Wild Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1608 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

James A. Garfield

Real/Birth Name:
James Abram Garfield
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

General in Civil War. US Representative from Ohio 1863-1881. 20th President of the US. Assassinated by gunshot - fatally wounded on July 2, 1881. Gunman was Charles Jules Guiteau.

John Gavin

Real/Birth Name:
John Anthony Golenor Pablos
Also Known As:
Jack Golenor
Nickname(s):
Jack
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Older than Constance Towers by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Spartacus, Psycho, Midnight Lace, Pussycat, Pussycat, I Love You, Tammy Tell Me True. Ambassador to Mexico in Ronald Reagan administration. Broadway play Seesaw

John Glenn

Real/Birth Name:
John Herschel Glenn Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Annie Glenn, until he died.
Younger than Annie Glenn by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Fighter pilot in WW2 and the Korean War. Test pilot. First American to orbit the Earth, aboard Friendship 7, Mercury-Atlas 6, on February 20, 1962, orbited 3 times. Democratic Senator from Ohio, December 24, 1974 - January 3, 1999. Flew on shuttle Discovery in 1998, mission STS-95, at age 77, the oldest person in space. Candidate for president 1984. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1990. International Space Hall of Fame 1977. Congressional Space Medal of Honor 1978. Congressional Gold Medal 2009. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2012. National Aviation Hall of Fame 1976. Theodore Roosevelt Award 2008.

Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolayevich of Russia

Real/Birth Name:
Константи́н Никола́евич Рома́нов
Konstantin Nikolayevich Romanov
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

son of
grandfather of
great great grandfather of
father of
great great great great grandfather of
great great great grandfather of
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great grandfather of
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Descendants:

Brief Facts:

An admiral of the Russian fleet and reformed the Russian Navy. Viceroy of Poland.

Ulysses S. Grant

Real/Birth Name:
Hiram Ulysses Grant
Also Known As:
U. S. Grant
Ulysses Simpson Grant
Nickname(s):
Lyss
Sam
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Name changed at Military Academy enrollment. Led Union Army to victory in the Civil War. Eighteenth U.S. President, from 1869 to 1877. His portrait appears on the U.S. fifty-dollar bill. Congressional Gold Medal 1863. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6394 Delmar Boulevard.

W.E.B. Griffin

Real/Birth Name:
William Edmund Butterworth III
Also Known As:
WEB Griffin
W. E. B. Griffin
Alex Baldwin
Webb Beech
Walker E. Blake
James McM. Douglas
Eden Hughes
Edmund O. Scholefield
Patrick J. Williams
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
89, 4 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22

Brief Facts:

Lives in Fairhope, Alabama. Books Brotherhood of War, Badge of Honor, The Corps, Soldier Spies. Author of military, police and spy novels. Served in World War II and the Korean War.

Tom Harmon

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Dudley Harmon
Nickname(s):
Old 98
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Elyse Knox, until he died.
Younger than Elyse Knox by 1 year.
grandfather of
father of
father of
father of
grandfather of
grandfather of
grandfather of
grandfather of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1940, team University of Michigan, as halfback. Pilot in World War II, surviving two crashes. Teams New York Americans, Los Angeles Rams. Sports announcer/commentator. Movies Harmon of Michigan, Sweetheart of Sigma Chi, Bonzo Goes to College. College Football Hall of Fame 1954. University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor 1978. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1962. Maxwell Award 1940. Indiana Football Hall of Fame. Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame 1992. Walter Camp Distinguished American Award 1983.

Robert A. Heinlein

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Anson Heinlein
Also Known As:
Anson McDonald
Lyle Monroe
John Riverside
Caleb Saunders
Simon York
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
81 or 82

Brief Facts:

Noted Science fiction writer. Invented the water bed. Books made into movies: Starship Trooper, The Puppet Masters, Destination Moon, which is from book Spaceship Galileo. Books Stranger in a Strange Land, Farnham's Freehold, Space Cadet, The Cat Who Walks through Walls, The Door into Summer, Methuselah's Children. Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 1998. Hall of Famous Missourians 2016.

Susan Helms

Real/Birth Name:
Susan Jane Helms
Also Known As:
Susan J. Helms
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Retired lieutenant general from the US Air Force. Space flights and experience: STS-54 (1993), STS-64 (1994), STS-78 (1996), STS-101 (2000) and served aboard the International Space Station as a member of the 2nd crew. International Space Hall of Fame. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2011. Women in Aviation, International Pioneers Hall of Fame 2011.

Scott Helvenston

Real/Birth Name:
Scott Helvenston
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie G.I. Jane. Killed in Fallujah, Iraq, by rioting extremists. He was a contractor.

Jack Hemingway

Real/Birth Name:
John Hadley Nicanor Hemingway
Nickname(s):
Jack
Bumby
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Byra Hemingway, until her earlier death.
Younger than Byra Hemingway by 1 year.
son of
half-brother of
Older than Gregory Hemingway by 8 years.
son of
father of
father of
father of
half-brother of
Older than Patrick Hemingway by 4 years.

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

In World War II he was an OSS officer serving with the French resistance. He spent six months in a German prisoner of war camp. An avid fisherman, wrote books on fishing.

Chad Hennings

Real/Birth Name:
Chad William Hennings
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
53, 25 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle, teams United States Air Force Academy, Dallas Cowboys. Four years as an Air Force pilot. Academic All-America Hall of Fame 1999. College Football Hall of Fame 2006. Colorado Sports Hall of Fame 2005. Iowa Sports Hall of Fame 2002. Knute Rockne Memorial Trophy 1987. Outland Trophy 1987. UPI Lineman of the Year 1987. National High School Hall of Fame 2005. Walter Camp Alumni of the Year Award 2014.

Tony Hillerman

Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Grove Hillerman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Served in World War II. Taught journalism. Wrote mystery novels about Navajo Tribal Police. Book and movie Skinwalkers. Oklahoma Hall of Fame 1997.

Kathryn Hire

Real/Birth Name:
Kathryn Patricia Hire
Also Known As:
Kathryn P. Hire
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. Navy captain. Missions: STS-90, STS-130

Elroy Hirsch

Real/Birth Name:
Elroy Leon Hirsch
Also Known As:
Elroy "Crazylegs" Hirsch
Nickname(s):
Crazylegs
Crazy Legs
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:

A Marine in World War II. Pro football for team Los Angeles Rams wide receiver. Nickname from his running style. Movies Crazylegs, Zero Hour!. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968. College Football Hall of Fame 1974. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1964. University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor 1984. St. Louis Rams Ring of Fame. University of Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1991. Madison Sports Hall of Fame 1977. National High School Hall of Fame 1988. Los Angeles Memorial Coloseum Court of Honors 2005.

Grace Hopper

Real/Birth Name:
Grace Brewster Murray
Also Known As:
Grace Murray Hopper
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85, 23 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Computer scientist and United States Navy rear admiral. A pioneer in computer programming languages. National Women's Hall of Fame 1994. National Medal of Technology and Innovation 1991. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2016.

Hush

Real/Birth Name:
Daniel Carlisle
Also Known As:
MC Hush
Nickname(s):
Dan
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Detroit born. Albums Bulletproof, Roses and Razorblades. Former group Da Ruckus. Was in the Navy (Desert Storm.) Jail time in Guam and California. His music used on TV show The Contender

Daniel Inouye

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

Brief Facts:

Democrat. Senator from Hawaii January 1963 until his death. Lost his right arm in battle in Italy during World War II. Awarded the Medal of Honor. Award was by President Clinton at a later time. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2013.

Stonewall Jackson

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Jonathon Jackson
Also Known As:
Gen. Stonewall Jackson
Nickname(s):
Stonewall
Old Jack
Old Blue Light
Tom Fool
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
39
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Confederate Army general. Killed by his own men in the Civil War. He was badly wounded in the arm at the battles of Chancellorsville, and had his arm amputated. The operation did not succeed, and pneumonia set in.

Joan of Arc

Real/Birth Name:
Jeanne d'Arc
Also Known As:
St. Joan of Arc
Jehanne
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
19
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Born in what was then the Holy Roman Empire. Birth date uncertain. Wrote her own name as "Jehanne." Burned at the stake at Rouen, for heresy, partly for wearing men's clothing. Canonized 1920.

Russell Johnson

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

Brief Facts:

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

Chiang Kai-shek

Real/Birth Name:
Chiang Kai-shek
Also Known As:
Generalissimo Chiang
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Madame Chiang Kai-shek, until he died.
Older than Madame Chiang Kai-shek by 9 years.

Brief Facts:

Leader of China in World War II. Fought against Communism in China. Leader in exile Republic of China, Taiwan.

Brian Keith

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Keith Richey Jr.
Also Known As:
Robert Keith Jr.
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:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

TV series Hardcastle and McCormick, Family Affair. Movies The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming, The Parent Trap (1961), Sharky's Machine. Terminal emphysema and lung cancer; apparent suicide. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 26 June 2008.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Mark Kelly

Real/Birth Name:
Mark Edward Kelly
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Older than Gabrielle Giffords by 6 years.
twin brother of
The same age as Scott Kelly.

Brief Facts:

Navy Captain and astronaut. Shuttle pilot, missions STS-108, STS-121, and commanded missions STS-124 and STS-134, the final mission of space shuttle Endeavour. New Jersey Aviation Hall of Fame 2009. Aviation Hall of Fame of New Jersey 2009.

John Kennedy

Real/Birth Name:
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Also Known As:
John F. Kennedy
Nickname(s):
Jack
JFK
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
uncle of
older brother of
Older than Edward Kennedy by 14 years.
older brother of
Older than Eunice Kennedy Shriver by 4 years.
husband of
Jackie Kennedy, until he died.
Older than Jackie Kennedy by 12 years.
older brother of
Older than Jean Kennedy Smith by 10 years.
father of
grandfather of
younger brother of
Younger than Joseph Kennedy Jr. by 1 year.
son of
uncle of
great uncle of
great uncle of
uncle of
uncle of
older brother of
Older than Patricia Kennedy Lawford by 6 years.
great uncle of
older brother of
Older than Robert Kennedy by 8 years.
son of
grandfather of
older brother of
Older than Rosemary Kennedy by 1 year.

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

US Representative from Massachusetts 11th District 1947-1953. Senator from Massachusetts 1953-1960. 35th President of the United Statesfrom January 20, 1961 till he was assassinated in Dallas, Texas Novemeber 22, 1963. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1963. Irish American Hall of Fame 2011. Los Angeles Memorial Coloseum Court of Honors 1964.

John Kerry

Real/Birth Name:
John Forbes Kerry
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
74, 27 days before his 75th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Younger than Teresa Heinz Kerry by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Veteran of Vietnam War. Candidate for president 2004. Democrat US senator from Massachusetts 1985 to February 1, 2013. Secretary of State. French Legion of Honor 2016.

John Kimbrough

Real/Birth Name:
John Kimbrough
Nickname(s):
Haskell Hurricane
Jarrin' John
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fullback / quarterback. Teams Texas A&M University, New York Americans, Los Angeles Dons. Head coach, teams Baylor University, West Texas A&M University. Member of the Texas Legislature as a Democrat. Fighter pilot in the Pacific during World War II. Movies Sundown Jim, The Lone Star Ranger. College Football Hall of Fame 1954. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 2000. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 2001. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Micki King

Real/Birth Name:
Maxine Joyce King
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Competitive diver and diving coach. Olympic gold medal winner at the 1972 Summer Olympics in the three meter springboard event. Retired from the US Air Force with the rank of colonel. International Swimming Hall of Fame 1978. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1983. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1993. University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor 1986. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1992.

King George VI

Real/Birth Name:
Albert Frederick Arthur George (House of Windsor)
Also Known As:
His Royal Highness Prince Albert of York
Duke of York
Emperor of India
Nickname(s):
Bertie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

great uncle of
grandson of
second cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
great grandson of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
grandfather of
younger brother of
Younger than Duke of Windsor by 1 year.
husband of
Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, until he died.
Older than Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon by 4 years.
grandson of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of
grand nephew of
great uncle of
first cousin twice removed of
second cousin of
second cousin of
great great grandfather of
great uncle of
great grandfather of
second cousin once removed of
grandson of
son of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin of
great uncle of
great uncle of
great uncle of
great grandfather of
grandfather of
uncle of
great uncle of
great grandson of
second cousin once removed of
son of
older brother of
Older than Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood by 1 year.
first cousin twice removed of
great great grandfather of
second cousin of
great grandfather of
great grandson of
first cousin once removed of
grandfather of
grand nephew of
second cousin twice removed of
grandfather of
uncle of
grandfather of
great great grandfather of
older brother of
Older than Prince George, Duke of Kent by 7 years.
great grandfather of
older brother of
Older than Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester by 4 years.
grand nephew of
great great grandfather of
uncle of
second cousin of
uncle of
uncle of
great grandfather of
uncle of
second cousin of
grand nephew of
first cousin once removed of
grandfather of
grand nephew of
great grandfather of
great great grandfather of
great grandfather of
second cousin twice removed of
father of
first cousin once removed of
grandson of
nephew of
second cousin of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin of
first cousin once removed of
father of
second cousin once removed of
great grandson of
great great grandfather of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of
grand nephew of
first cousin once removed of
great grandfather of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Became king when his brother, King Edward VIII (aka the Duke of Windsor) abdicated. He had a stammering problem which he worked to solve. Naval service in World War I. Albert Medal 1951.

Nile Kinnick

Real/Birth Name:
Nile Clarke Kinnick Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
24
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1939, team University of Iowa, as quarterback. In the Navy, his plane crashed into the ocean after an oil leak killed the engine. College Football Hall of Fame 1951. Maxwell Award 1939. Iowa Sports Hall of Fame 1951.

William J. Knight

Real/Birth Name:
William John Knight
Also Known As:
Pete Knight
Nickname(s):
Pete
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Test pilot. Holds the speed record for a winged powered aircraft, 4,520 miles per hour. Flew the X-15 to a height of 173,000 feet. Combat pilot in Vietnam. Mayor of Palmdale, California. State senator. Author of California Proposition 22. International Space Hall of Fame. National Aviation Hall of Fame 1988.

Timothy Laurence

Real/Birth Name:
Timothy James Hamilton Laurence
Also Known As:
Vice Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Younger than Princess Anne by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Married: Princess Anne on December 12, 1992. In April 2007 he was promoted to Vice-Admiral. Knighted by the Queen in June 2011 as a Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order.

Jerome Lawrence

Real/Birth Name:
Jerome Lawrence Schartz
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

With Robert E. Lee (writer) wrote plays Inherit the Wind, Auntie Mame. Tony nomination. Theater Hall of Fame.

T.E. Lawrence

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Edward Chapman
Also Known As:
Lawrence of Arabia
T. E. Lawrence
John Hume Ross
T.E. Shaw
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Made a Companion of the Order of the Bath. Name changed to Thomas Edward Lawrence. Famous for his role with the British in Arabia. Book Seven Pillars of Wisdom. Died in a motorcycle accident.

Wendy Lawrence

Real/Birth Name:
Wendy Barrien Lawrence
Also Known As:
Wendy B. Lawrence
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut, retired Navy captain, engineer. Missions: STS-67, STS-86, STS-91, STS-114. Visited the Russian Space Station Mir

Priscilla Lawson

Real/Birth Name:
Priscilla Shortridge
Gender:
Female

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Best known for role of Princess Aura, daughter of Ming the Merciless, in 13 chapter movie serial Flash Gordon. Military service in World War II.

Light Horse Harry Lee

Real/Birth Name:
Henry Lee III
Nickname(s):
Light Horse Harry
Gender:
Male

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Cavalry hero. Governor of Virginia.

Mark C. Lee

Real/Birth Name:
Mark Charles Lee
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Jan Davis by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. Missions STS-30, STS-47, STS-64, STS-82

Robert E. Lee (General)

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Edward Lee
Also Known As:
Gen. Robert E. Lee
Gender:
Male

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Graduated West Point, 2nd in class of 1829. Headed Army of Northern Virginia in the Civil War. President of Washington College.

Robert E. Lee (writer)

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Edwin Lee
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

With Jerome Lawrence wrote plays Inherit the Wind, Auntie Mame. Tony nomination.

Sammy Lee

Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Lee
Also Known As:
Dr. Sammy Lee
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The first Asian-American to win Olympic Gold Medal 1948 as a diver. Won again, the first man to win back-to-back gold medals in Olympic platform diving, Olympic Gold Medal 1952. Of Korean ancestry. Became a doctor, served in the army in the Korean War. Coached divers at Olympic games. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. International Swimming Hall of Fame 1968. Orange County Sports Hall of Fame 1984. James E. Sullivan Award 1953. Anaheim / Orange County Walk of Stars: A star for Sports fame; ceremony: 26 May 2009.

Buddy Lewis

Real/Birth Name:
John Kelly Lewis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Third baseman, right field. Team Washington Senators. North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame 1975.

Charles Lindbergh

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Augustus Lindbergh
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19

Brief Facts:

Most famous for his solo flight across the Atlantic in 1927. Controversial because he had anti-Jewish beliefs. Helped the fight in the Pacific in World War II, as a civilian. French Legion of Honor. Congressional Gold Medal 1928. National Aviation Hall of Fame 1967. Aviation Hall of Fame of New Jersey 1973. Missouri Walk of Fame 2013. Scandinavian-American Hall of Fame 1991. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6519 Delmar Boulevard.

John Litel

Real/Birth Name:
John Beach Litel
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:

Movie Nancy Drew: The Detective (1938) in role of Carson Drew, and sequels. Movie A Pocketful of Miracles

Yuri Malenchenko

Real/Birth Name:
Yuri Ivanovich Malenchenko
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cosmonaut. Missions: Soyuz TM-19, STS-106, Soyuz TMA-2, Soyuz TMA-11, Soyuz TMA-05M, Soyuz TMA-19M

Marcel Marceau

Real/Birth Name:
Marcel Mangel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Famed as a mime. Movies Barbarella, Kinski Paganini. TV show The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. Fought with
Charles de Gaulle
against the Germans in World War II.

William March

Real/Birth Name:
William Edward Campbell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

From Mobile, Alabama. World War I decorated veteran. Book (basis for the movie) The Bad Seed. Book Company K

J.R. Martinez

Real/Birth Name:
Jose Rene Martinez
Also Known As:
J. R. Martinez
JR Martinez
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
35
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Injured in the Iraq War with burns over 40 percent of his body. TV series All My Children, Dancing with the Stars. Grand Marshal of the 2012 Rose Parade.

Ken Mattingly

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Kenneth Mattingly II
Also Known As:
Thomas Mattingly
Nickname(s):
Ken
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Apollo 16 - orbited the moon in the Command Service Module. Shuttle missions STS-4 and STS-51-C. Retired Rear Admiral in the Navy. International Space Hall of Fame. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1997. State of Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame 2005.

John McCain

Real/Birth Name:
John Sidney McCain III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81, 4 days before his 82nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Cindy McCain, until he died.
Older than Cindy McCain by 17 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Was a POW in Hanoi in the Viet Nam War. Republican, House of Representatives from Arizona 1983-1987, then Senator 1987-. Candidate for President in 2004 and 2008 elections, losing both times. Arizona Aviation Hall of Fame 1997. Liberty Medal 2017.

Bruce McCandless

Real/Birth Name:
Bruce McCandless II
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:

Navy aviator and astronaut. First untethered EVA. Shuttle missions STS-31 and STS-41-B. International Space Hall of Fame. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2005.

Larry McDonald

Real/Birth Name:
Lawrence Patton McDonald
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Flight surgeon in the Navy. Democratic US Representative from Georgia 7th district. Killed as a passenger on a Korean Airlines shot down over the Soviet Union.

George McGovern

Real/Birth Name:
George Stanley McGovern
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Democratic candidate for president 1972. Pilot of a B-24 Liberator bomber for 35 missions in World War II. History professor. US House of Representatives 1957-1961. Senator from South Dakota 1963-1981. The first UN Global Ambassador on World Hunger. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2000. South Dakota Hall of Fame 1994.

Timothy McVeigh

Real/Birth Name:
Timothy James McVeigh
Nickname(s):
Tim
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
33
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Executed by lethal injection for bombing the Federal building in Oklahoma City. Decorated serviceman in the Gulf War.

Joe Medicine Crow

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Medicine Crow
Also Known As:
High Bird
Joseph Medicine Crow-High Bird
Nickname(s):
CrowJoe
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
102
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Acclaimed Native American historian and last surviving war chief of Montana's Crow Tribe. Book Counting Coup: Becoming a Crow Chief on the Reservation and Beyond. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2009.

Billy Mitchell

Real/Birth Name:
William Mitchell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grew up in Wisconsin. Early advocate of air power in warfare. Antagonized leaders, was demoted to colonel from general. Title of major general bestowed posthumously. Congressional Gold Medal 1946. Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame. National Aviation Hall of Fame 1966.

Audie Murphy

Real/Birth Name:
Audie Leon Murphy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
44, 23 days before his 45th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Wanda Hendrix by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Many medals for heroism in World War II, including the Medal of Honor. Movie To Hell and Back. Died in a private plane crash. Hall of Great Western Performers 1996. French Legion of Honor. Texas Trail of Fame 2004. Santa Clarita Walk of Western Stars 2010. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1601 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Robert Neyland

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Reese Neyland
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pronounced 'KNEE-land'. Brigadier general. Appointed MBE. Lineman at team United States Military Academy. Coach, team University of Tennessee. Amos Alonzo Stagg Award 1957. College Football Hall of Fame 1956. Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1969. Southern Conference Hall of Fame 2011. Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame 1966.

David Niven

Real/Birth Name:
James David Graham Niven
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Primula Rollo, until her earlier death.
Older than Primula Rollo by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Please Don't Eat the Daisies, The Prisoner of Zenda, The Pink Panther, The Guns of Navaronne, Murder by Death, Separate Tables, Around the World in Eighty Days, Casino Royale (1967) (a spoof - as retired spy hero Sir James Bond.). London Avenue of Stars. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1982. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6384 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 1623 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Lisa Nowak

Real/Birth Name:
Lisa Marie Caputo
Also Known As:
Lisa Marie Nowak
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Flew aboard Space Shuttle Discovery during mission STS-121 in July 2006. Arrested for battery, some charges dropped. Discharged from Navy with rank reduced.

Robin Olds

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Oldys Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84, 30 days before his 85th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Ella Raines by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Tackle, offense anddefense. Team US Military Academy. Fought both World War II and Vietnam as a fighter pilot. Triple Ace. Final rank Brigadier General. College Football Hall of Fame 1985. National Aviation Hall of Fame 2001.

John H. Outland

Real/Birth Name:
John Henry Outland
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76, 17 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Suggested the trophy named for him.

Andrew Parker Bowles

Real/Birth Name:
Andrew Henry Parker Bowles
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Brigadier, retired. OBE.

George Patton

Real/Birth Name:
George Smith Patton Jr.
Also Known As:
George S. Patton
Nickname(s):
Bandito
Old Blood and Guts
The Old Man
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

1912 Olympics in the pentathlon, placing fifth. Action with tanks in World War I. Commanded major events on World War II. Final rank was (4 star) General. Honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE). Died days after injury in an automobile crash. French Legion of Honor.

Paul of Greece

Real/Birth Name:
Pavlos
Also Known As:
Paul, King of the Hellenes
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

second cousin twice removed of
great great grandson of
grand nephew of
second cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
great grandson of
son of
father of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin of
husband of
Frederica of Hanover, until he died.
Older than Frederica of Hanover by 15 years.
first cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of
grandson of
second cousin twice removed of
grandson of
great grandson of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin of
second cousin of
second cousin twice removed of
first cousin twice removed of
second cousin once removed of
grand nephew of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin twice removed of
first cousin twice removed of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin twice removed of
great grandson of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin of
second cousin twice removed of
great great grandson of
first cousin twice removed of
great grandson of
nephew of
first cousin once removed of
grand nephew of
second cousin twice removed of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin of
first cousin twice removed of
second cousin of
grand nephew of
second cousin once removed of
first cousin of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin of
grand nephew of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
grand nephew of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin twice removed of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin of
son of
first cousin of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
father of
great grandson of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of
grandson of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

The third son of Constantine I, King of the Hellenes.

Charles Peale

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Wilson Peale
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

American painter 1741-1827. Paintings of George Washington. Founder of the Academy of Fine Arts.

Zebulon Pike

Real/Birth Name:
Zebulon Montgomery Pike
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

A major in the revolutionary War. Explored the West. Pike's Peak in Colorado is named for him.

Alan Poindexter

Real/Birth Name:
Alan Poindexter
Also Known As:
Alan G. Poindexter
Nickname(s):
Dex
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Naval officer, aerospace engineer, test pilot and astronaut. Missions STS-122 and STS-131. Died in a personal watercraft accident off Pensacola Beach, Florida.

Colin Powell

Real/Birth Name:
Colin Luther Powell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First name pronounced Koh-lin. Jamaincan imigrant parents, born in the US. Republican Secretary of State 2001-2005. Military experience: General, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. National Security Advisor. Bronx Walk of Fame 2001. Congressional Gold Medal 1991. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1991. Presidential Citizens Medal 1989. Liberty Medal 2002..

Tyrone Power

Real/Birth Name:
Tyrone Edmund Power Jr.
Also Known As:
Tyrone Power Jr.
Tyrone Power III
Nickname(s):
Ty
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
44
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Annabella, until he died.
Younger than Annabella by 6 years.
first cousin of
ex-husband of
Older than Linda Christian by 9 years.
son of
father of
father of
father of
son of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Razor's Edge, Witness for the Prosecution, The Eddy Duchin Story, The Mark of Zorro. Marine pilot in World War II. Died of a heart attack. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6747 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Elvis Presley

Real/Birth Name:
Elvis Aron Presley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandfather of
twin brother of
The same age as Jesse Presley.
father of
ex-husband of
Older than Priscilla Presley by 10 years.
grandfather of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Songs Blue Suede Shoes, Jailhouse Rock. Movie Blue Hawaii. Died of a drug overdose. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1986. Country Music Hall of Fame 1998. Music City Walk of Fame 2008. UK Music Hall of Fame 2004. Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame. Guitar Center RockWalk 1990. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. Louisiana Music Hall of Fame. GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame 2001. The Southern Legends Entertainment & Performing Arts Hall of Fame 2005. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2015. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2012. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2018. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6777 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
Las Vegas Walk of Stars: A star at Mon Ami Gabi restaurant; ceremony: 2 February 2016.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 100 S. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 27 March 1994.

Prince Andrew, Duke of York

Real/Birth Name:
Andrew Albert Christian Edward
(House of Windsor)
Also Known As:
Duke of York
Prince Andrew
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

second cousin of
great great great grandson of
great great grandson of
third cousin once removed of
great great grandson of
grand nephew of
second cousin of
first cousin of
grand nephew of
grandson of
great great grandson of
third cousin once removed of
great grandson of
second cousin of
great grandson of
great great grandson of
third cousin of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of
third cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin once removed of
great uncle of
second cousin of
uncle of
third cousin of
great great grandson of
great grandson of
grandson of
second cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
second cousin of
second cousin of
second cousin of
uncle of
first cousin of
second cousin of
second cousin of
great great grandson of
great great grandson of
third cousin once removed of
great grandson of
grand nephew of
second cousin once removed of
third cousin of
great uncle of
great great great grandson of
first cousin once removed of
uncle of
great great great grandson of
great great grandson of
grandson of
younger brother of
Younger than Prince Charles by 11 years.
first cousin once removed of
older brother of
Older than Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex by 4 years.
great uncle of
grand nephew of
uncle of
grand nephew of
great grandson of
great uncle of
first cousin once removed of
son of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
uncle of
first cousin once removed of
grandson of
great great grandson of
younger brother of
Younger than Princess Anne by 9 years.
father of
great uncle of
father of
nephew of
great great grandson of
first cousin twice removed of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin twice removed of
great grandson of
son of
second cousin of
great great great grandson of
ex-husband of
Younger than Sarah, Duchess of York by less than 1 year.
great uncle of
third cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
uncle of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Copilot of helicopters in the Falklands War.

Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn

Real/Birth Name:
Arthur William Patrick Albert
(house of Windsor)
(house of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha)
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

uncle of
great uncle of
great great grandfather of
great uncle of
grandfather of
younger brother of
Younger than King Edward VII by 8 years.
uncle of
great uncle of
great uncle of
great grandfather of
great uncle of
great uncle of
son of
great uncle of
great uncle of
older brother of
Older than Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany by 2 years.
great uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Princess Alice of the United Kingdom by 7 years.
uncle of
older brother of
Older than Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom by 6 years.
father of
uncle of
great uncle of
uncle of
great uncle of
uncle of
son of
uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Victoria, Princess Royal by 9 years.
uncle of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Served as Governor-general of Canada. Albert Medal 1931.

Prince Charles

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Philip Arthur George (House of Windsor)
Also Known As:
Charles, Prince of Wales
Prince of Great Britain and Ireland
Duke of Cornwall
Duke of Rothesay
Earl of Carrick
Earl of Chester
Baron Renfrew
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
70, his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

second cousin of
great great great grandson of
great great grandson of
nephew of
husband of
Younger than Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall by 1 year.
third cousin once removed of
great great grandson of
grand nephew of
second cousin of
first cousin of
ex-husband of
Older than Diana, Princess of Wales by 12 years.
grand nephew of
grandson of
great great grandson of
third cousin once removed of
great grandson of
second cousin of
great grandson of
great great grandson of
third cousin of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of
third cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin once removed of
great uncle of
second cousin of
uncle of
third cousin of
great great grandson of
great grandson of
grandson of
second cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
second cousin of
second cousin of
second cousin of
uncle of
first cousin of
second cousin of
second cousin of
great great grandson of
great great grandson of
third cousin once removed of
great grandson of
grand nephew of
second cousin once removed of
third cousin of
great uncle of
great great great grandson of
first cousin once removed of
uncle of
great great great grandson of
great great grandson of
grandson of
older brother of
Older than Prince Andrew, Duke of York by 11 years.
first cousin once removed of
older brother of
Older than Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex by 15 years.
grandfather of
grand nephew of
father of
grand nephew of
great grandson of
grandfather of
first cousin once removed of
son of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
father of
first cousin once removed of
grandson of
great great grandson of
older brother of
Older than Princess Anne by 1 year.
uncle of
grandfather of
uncle of
nephew of
great great grandson of
first cousin twice removed of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin twice removed of
great grandson of
son of
second cousin of
great great great grandson of
great uncle of
third cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
uncle of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Divorced Princess Diana. Heir to the UK throne. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1980. Albert Medal 1985.

Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex

Real/Birth Name:
Henry Charles Albert David (house of Windsor)
Also Known As:
Prince Henry of Wales
Prince Harry
Captain Harry Wales
Prince Harry of Wales
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
34
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

great grandson of
second cousin once removed of
great great great great grandson of
great great great grandson of
great great grandson of
nephew of
great great great grandson of
second cousin once removed of
great grandson of
first cousin once removed of
son of
second cousin twice removed of
great grandson of
grandson of
great great great grandson of
great great grandson of
second cousin once removed of
great great grandson of
great great great grandson of
third cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of
third cousin of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
first cousin of
nephew of
grandson of
third cousin once removed of
great great great grandson of
great great grandson of
great grandson of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
first cousin of
first cousin of
first cousin once removed of
nephew of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
great great great grandson of
great great great grandson of
great great grandson of
second cousin twice removed of
third cousin of
third cousin once removed of
husband of
Younger than Meghan, Duchess of Sussex by 3 years.
first cousin once removed of
great great great great grandson of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin of
great great great great grandson of
great great great grandson of
great grandson of
nephew of
son of
first cousin twice removed of
nephew of
uncle of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin twice removed of
great great grandson of
uncle of
first cousin twice removed of
grandson of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin twice removed of
younger brother of
Younger than Prince William, Duke of Cambridge by 2 years.
first cousin twice removed of
great grandson of
great great great grandson of
nephew of
first cousin of
uncle of
first cousin of
grand nephew of
great great great grandson of
great great grandson of
grandson of
second cousin once removed of
great great great great grandson of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Younger brother of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge. Captain rank in military. Flies a helicopter. Participated in treks to the North and South poles.

Prince Louis of Battenberg

Real/Birth Name:
Prince Louis Alexander of Battenberg
Ludwig Alexander von Battenberg
Also Known As:
First Sea Lord
Louis Alexander Mountbatten, 1st Marquess of Milford Haven
Earl of Medina
Viscount Alderney
Count of Battenberg
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

great great great grandfather of
great great grandfather of
great great grandfather of
great great great grandfather of
great great grandfather of
son of
great grandfather of
great grandfather of
great grandfather of
great great great grandfather of
great great grandfather of
great great great grandfather of
grandfather of
great great grandfather of
father of
great grandfather of
great great grandfather of
great great great grandfather of
great great grandfather of
husband of
Older than Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine by 8 years.
great great great grandfather of
great great grandfather of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

UK Royal Navy for 40 years. Adopted name Mountbatten in 1917 to avoid his German name.

Prince Michael of Kent

Real/Birth Name:
Michael George Charles Franklin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

first cousin once removed of
great grandson of
third cousin of
first cousin twice removed of
great great grandson of
first cousin twice removed of
third cousin of
first cousin once removed of
nephew of
great grandson of
third cousin of
third cousin once removed of
uncle of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin once removed of
grandfather of
uncle of
first cousin twice removed of
third cousin of
great grandson of
grandson of
nephew of
second cousin of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
father of
uncle of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin once removed of
father of
uncle of
great great grandson of
third cousin of
grandson of
nephew of
grandfather of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
great great grandson of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin once removed of
third cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
younger brother of
Younger than Prince Edward, Duke of Kent by 6 years.
first cousin once removed of
son of
first cousin twice removed of
nephew of
second cousin once removed of
first cousin of
first cousin of
first cousin twice removed of
younger brother of
Younger than Princess Alexandra, Lady Ogilvy by 5 years.
second cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin twice removed of
third cousin once removed of
first cousin of
first cousin twice removed of
son of
great grandson of
grand nephew of
husband of
Older than Princess Michael of Kent by 2 years.
second cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
second cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin of
third cousin of
great great grandson of
second cousin twice removed of
first cousin twice removed of
third cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin twice removed of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1999.

Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh

Real/Birth Name:
Prince Philippos of Greece and Denmark
Also Known As:
Prince Philip
Duke of Edinburgh
Earl of Merioneth
Baron Greenwich
His Royal Highness Prince Philip
Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten
Philip Battenberg
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
97
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

second cousin twice removed of
great great grandson of
grand nephew of
third cousin of
first cousin twice removed of
great grandson of
nephew of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin of
third cousin of
third cousin once removed of
grandson of
second cousin twice removed of
grandson of
great grandson of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
great grandfather of
second cousin twice removed of
grandfather of
third cousin of
second cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin twice removed of
grandfather of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin twice removed of
great grandson of
great grandson of
third cousin of
second cousin of
second cousin twice removed of
great grandfather of
great great grandson of
first cousin of
grandfather of
great great grandson of
great grandson of
son of
father of
third cousin once removed of
father of
second cousin once removed of
father of
great grandfather of
second cousin of
grandfather of
second cousin of
grandson of
great grandfather of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
grandfather of
second cousin once removed of
son of
great grandson of
grand nephew of
father of
grandfather of
great grandfather of
grandfather of
third cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
second cousin once removed of
grandson of
husband of
Older than Queen Elizabeth II by 4 years.
second cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
great great grandson of
great grandfather of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
third cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
grandfather of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Related to Greek royalty. Consort to Queen Elizabeth II. Military service (Royal Navy) in World War II. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1969.

Prince Rainier of Monaco

Real/Birth Name:
Rainier Louis Henri Maxence Bertrand de Grimaldi
Also Known As:
His Most Serene Highness Prince Rainier III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
husband of
Grace Kelly, until her earlier death.
Older than Grace Kelly by 6 years.
father of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Reigned over Monaco from 1950 until his death.

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge

Real/Birth Name:
William Arthur Philip Louis
(house of Windsor)
Also Known As:
Prince William
Prince William of Wales
Flight Lieutenant William Wales
Cornet William Wales
William Wales
Duke of Cambridge, Earl of Strathearn and Baron Carrickfergus
Nickname(s):
Wills
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
36
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

great grandson of
second cousin once removed of
great great great great grandson of
great great great grandson of
husband of
Younger than Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge by less than 1 year.
great great grandson of
nephew of
great great great grandson of
second cousin once removed of
great grandson of
first cousin once removed of
son of
second cousin twice removed of
great grandson of
grandson of
great great great grandson of
great great grandson of
second cousin once removed of
great great grandson of
great great great grandson of
third cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of
third cousin of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
first cousin of
nephew of
grandson of
third cousin once removed of
great great great grandson of
great great grandson of
great grandson of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
first cousin of
first cousin of
first cousin once removed of
nephew of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
great great great grandson of
great great great grandson of
great great grandson of
second cousin twice removed of
third cousin of
third cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
great great great great grandson of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin of
great great great great grandson of
great great great grandson of
great grandson of
nephew of
son of
first cousin twice removed of
nephew of
father of
second cousin twice removed of
older brother of
Older than Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex by 2 years.
second cousin twice removed of
great great grandson of
father of
first cousin twice removed of
grandson of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin twice removed of
great grandson of
great great great grandson of
nephew of
first cousin of
father of
first cousin of
grand nephew of
great great great grandson of
great great grandson of
grandson of
second cousin once removed of
great great great great grandson of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Heir to the throne after his father Prince Charles. A rescue helicopter pilot. Married 29 April, 2011 at Westminster Abbey.

Chesty Puller

Real/Birth Name:
Lewis Burwell Puller
Nickname(s):
Chesty
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:

Marine officer who was the most decorated U.S. Marine in history, receiving the Navy Cross, the Navy's and Marines' second highest decoration, five times (the second and only other person to be so honored.) With five Navy Crosses and a Distinguished Service Cross, the Army's second highest decoration, Received the nation's second highest military decoration a total of six times.

Queen Elizabeth II

Real/Birth Name:
Elizabeth Alexandra Mary (House of Windsor)
Also Known As:
Queen Elizabeth
Nickname(s):
Lilibet
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

first cousin once removed of
great granddaughter of
third cousin of
first cousin twice removed of
great great granddaughter of
first cousin twice removed of
third cousin of
aunt of
niece of
daughter of
great granddaughter of
third cousin of
third cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
great grandmother of
first cousin once removed of
grandmother of
third cousin of
great granddaughter of
granddaughter of
daughter of
second cousin of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
grandmother of
aunt of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
great great granddaughter of
third cousin of
granddaughter of
niece of
first cousin twice removed of
second cousin once removed of
great grandmother of
second cousin once removed of
grandmother of
great great granddaughter of
first cousin twice removed of
mother of
third cousin once removed of
mother of
first cousin of
mother of
great grandmother of
niece of
grandmother of
niece of
great grandmother of
first cousin of
wife of
Younger than Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh by 4 years.
second cousin once removed of
first cousin of
first cousin of
grandmother of
first cousin of
second cousin once removed of
niece of
first cousin twice removed of
mother of
grandmother of
great grandmother of
grandmother of
third cousin once removed of
older sister of
Older than Princess Margaret by 4 years.
first cousin twice removed of
great granddaughter of
grand niece of
second cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
second cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
third cousin of
great great granddaughter of
great grandmother of
second cousin twice removed of
first cousin twice removed of
third cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
grandmother of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Worked in a motor pool during World War II. Longest serving monarch in British history, serving since February 6, 1952. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1958. Albert Medal 1958.

Ilan Ramon

Real/Birth Name:
Ilan Wolferman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Changed his last name from Wolferman when he joined the Israeli Air Force. Died in the Columbia disaster mission STS-107. The only non-US person to receive the Congressional Space Medal of Honor 2004.

Martha Raye

Real/Birth Name:
Margaret Teresa Yvonne O'Reed
Nickname(s):
Colonel Maggie
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show The Martha Raye Show. Was a nurse. Buried at the Special Forces cemetery at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1993. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6251 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6547 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Eddie Rickenbacker

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Bickenbacher
Also Known As:
Edward Vernon Rickenbacker
Nickname(s):
Fast Eddie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

No middle name at birth. Changed name during World War I. Hero in World War I with 26 aerial victories. Executive and owner of airlines including Easterm Airlines. Owner of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Scripts written for cartoon Ace Drummond. International Motorsports Hall of Fame 1992. National Sprint Car Hall of Fame 1992. Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 1994. Medal of Honor 1930. National Aviation Hall of Fame 1965. Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame.

Hyman Rickover

Real/Birth Name:
Hyman George Rickover
Also Known As:
Admiral Hyman G. Rickover
Hyman G. Rickover
Nickname(s):
Father of the Nuclear Navy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Championed use of nuclear power in submarines. Congressional Gold Medal 1958. Congressional Gold Medal 1982.

Matthew Ridgway

Real/Birth Name:
Matthew Bunker Ridgway
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
98
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

US Army General. Supreme Allied Commander, Europe for NATO. Directed the Korean War effort for the UN. Chief of Staff of the United States Army. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1986. Congressional Gold Medal 1990.

Chuck Robb

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Spittal Robb
Nickname(s):
Chuck
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Older than Lynda Bird Johnson by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Governor of Virginia from 1982 to 1986. United States Senator from Virginia, 1989 until 2001. In 2004, he chaired the Iraq Intelligence Commission.

Henry M. Robert

Real/Birth Name:
Henry Martyn Robert
Also Known As:
General Henry M. Robert
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Author of a book which later became Robert's Rules of Order

Jerry Roberts

Real/Birth Name:
Raymond Clarke Roberts
Also Known As:
Captain Jerry Roberts
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Worked at Bletchley Park in World War II as a codebreaker. Broke secret messages sent by the Germans. Appointed MBE in the 2013 New Year Honours, for services to the work of Bletchley Park and to code breaking.

Gene Roddenberry

Real/Birth Name:
Eugene Wesley Roddenberry
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:

Relationships:

husband of
Majel Barrett, until he died.
Older than Majel Barrett by 10 years.

Brief Facts:

Pilot in World War II. Creator of the TV series Star Trek and its sequels. Creator of TV series Earth: Final Conflict. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2010. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. Texas Aviation Hall of Fame 1999. Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 2007. Television Hall of Fame 2010. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6683 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 4 September 1985.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Will Rogers Jr.

Real/Birth Name:
William Vann Rogers
Also Known As:
William Vann Rogers Jr.
Nickname(s):
Bill
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Jimmy Rogers by 3 years.
son of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Congressman from California 1943-44, left early to join the Army. Movies The Story of Will Rogers, Wild Heritage. Suicide by gunshot. Different middle name from his father, yet used "Jr.."

Elliott Roosevelt

Real/Birth Name:
Elliott Roosevelt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80, 34 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Brigadier General. Editorial work on movies The Roosevelt Story, Eyes of War

Theodore Roosevelt

Real/Birth Name:
Theodore Roosevelt Jr.
Nickname(s):
Teddy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

uncle of
older brother of
Older than Elliott B. Roosevelt by 1 year.
great uncle of

Brief Facts:

Spanish-American War hero in the Rough Riders, in Cuba. Governor of New York. Vice president under McKinley for six months until McKinley died after a gunshot wound. 26th president. Teddy bear toy named for him. Nobel Peace Prize 1906. Texas Trail of Fame 1999. Scandinavian-American Hall of Fame 1998.

Francis Schmidt

Real/Birth Name:
Francis Albert Schmidt
Also Known As:
Francis A. Schmidt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams University of Nebraska, University of Tulsa, Texas Christian University, University of Arkansas, Ohio State University, University of Idaho. Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 1966. College Football Hall of Fame 1971.

Winston Scott

Real/Birth Name:
Winston Eliott Scott
Also Known As:
Winston E. Scott
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. Retired Nay captain. Missions: STS-72, STS-87

Just-in'Love Smith

Real/Birth Name:
Just-in'Love Smith
Nickname(s):
J-Love
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
35
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Served in military in Iraq. Team Sienna College as a guard. Height 5' 11", weight 190 lbs.

Willie "The Lion" Smith

Real/Birth Name:
William Henry Joseph Bonaparte Bertholoff
Also Known As:
William Henry Joseph Bonaparte Bertholoff Smith
Nickname(s):
The Lion
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Jazz pianist, a master of the "stride" style. Also a ragtime composer. The name Smith was added at age 3, his stepfather's last name. Served as a Buffalo Soldier in France in World War I. ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1987.

Roger Staubach

Real/Birth Name:
Roger Thomas Staubach
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1963, team Naval Academy, as quarterback. Pro football team Dallas Cowboys after service in the Navy. Real estate business. Part owner NASCAR racing group. College Football Hall of Fame 1981. Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor 1983. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1985. Maxwell Award 1963. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 2000. Dick Enberg Award 2016. Bert Bell Award 1971. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Federation of Christian Athletes Hall of Champions 1991. Chic Harley Award 1963. NFL Player of the Year 1976. Theodore Roosevelt Award 2000. Byron "Whizzer" White NFL Man of the Year Award 1979. Walter Camp Man of the Year 1983. Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award 1978. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2018.

Ted Stevens

Real/Birth Name:
Theodore Fulton Stevens
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pilot in World War II, awarded Distinguished Flying Cross. Republican Senator from Alaska, December 24, 1968 - January 3, 2009, longer than any other Republican senator. Convicted of making false statements, conviction reversed due to prosecutorial misconduct. Lost his reelection bid. Died when a plane crashed as he was going on a fishing trip in Alaska. United States Olympic Hall of Fame.

James Stewart

Real/Birth Name:
James Maitland Stewart
Also Known As:
Jimmy Stewart
Nickname(s):
Jimmy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Rear Window, Harvey, Vertigo, Shenandoah, The Shootist, The Flight of the Phoenix (1965), Cheyenne Autumn, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, Anatomy of a Murder, Bell, Book and Candle, The Far Country, Broken Arrow (1950), Destry Rides Again, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington. Movie It's a Wonderful Life in role as George Bailey. Served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. Hall of Great Western Performers 1972. Kennedy Center Honors 1983. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1985. Santa Clarita Walk of Western Stars 2010. Cecil B DeMille Award 1965. National Aviation Hall of Fame 2009. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1708 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Lewis Stone

Real/Birth Name:
Lewis Shepard Stone
Also Known As:
Lewis S. Stone
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:

Silent Movies Scaramouche (1923), The Prisoner of Zenda (1922). Movies Scaramouche (1952), The Prisoner of Zenda (1952). A number of 'Andy Hardy' movies. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6526 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

J.E.B. Stuart

Real/Birth Name:
James Ewell Brown Stuart
Also Known As:
Gen. Jeb Stuart
J. E. B. Stuart
Nickname(s):
Jeb
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
31
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cavalry Corps Commander, Confederate Army of Northern Virginia, Died a day after a bullet wound in the stomach at the Battle of Yellow Tavern near Richmond, Virginia.

Style

Real/Birth Name:
Chris Lechuga
Also Known As:
Chris Style
Gender:
Male
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Served in Iraq. Album Chris Style: No One Can Like This Mexican

Jim Swink

Real/Birth Name:
James E. Swink
Nickname(s):
The Rusk Rambler
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Later a surgeon. Halfback. Teams Texas Christian University, Dallas Texans. Academic All-America Hall of Fame 1989. College Football Hall of Fame 1980. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 2000. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1989. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Paul Tibbets

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Warfield Tibbets Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Brigadier general in the United States Air Force, best known for being the pilot of the Enola Gay, the first aircraft to drop an atomic bomb, on Hiroshima, Japan, on August 6, 1945. National Aviation Hall of Fame 1996.

Pat Tillman

Real/Birth Name:
Patrick Daniel Tillman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
27
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Safety and linebacker. Teams Arizona State University, Arizona Cardinals. In 2002, he turned down a contract and enlisted in the Army. Died in Afghanistan from friendly fire. Academic All-America Hall of Fame 2013. Sun Devil Sports Hall of Fame 2008. Arizona Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006. Arthur Ashe Courage Award 2003. East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame 2005.

James Tiptree Jr.

Real/Birth Name:
Alice Bradley
Also Known As:
Alice Sheldon
Alice Bradley Sheldon
Raccoona Sheldon
Nickname(s):
Alli
Tip
Gender:
Female
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:

Birth name Bradley, married name Sheldon. Science fiction author. CIA employee. Book Up the Walls of the World. Killed her husband and commited suicide. Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 2012.

Harry S. Truman

Real/Birth Name:
Harry S Truman
Nickname(s):
Give ?Em Hell Harry
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Bess Truman, until he died.
Older than Bess Truman by less than 1 year.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

No middle name, only the letter S. US Senator from Missouri 1935 to 1945. Vice President of the US from January 20, 1945 through April 12, 1945, only 82 days. 33rd President of the US from 1945 to 1953. Assumed office on the death of Roosevelt. Ordered atomic bombing of Japan. Missouri Wall of Fame. Congressional Gold Medal 1984. Hall of Famous Missourians 1991. Missouri Walk of Fame 2006.

Harriet Tubman

Real/Birth Name:
Araminta Ross
Also Known As:
Moses
Nickname(s):
Minty
Gender:
Female
Death Date:

Brief Facts:

Reputed Underground Railroad conductor - helping free slaves. Helped the Union Army as a scout and guide. Active in the women's suffrage movement. Born ca. 1820. National Women's Hall of Fame 1973. New Jersey Hall of Fame 2008.

James van Hoften

Real/Birth Name:
James Dougal Adrianus van Hoften
Nickname(s):
Ox
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut and engineer. Missions: STS-41-C|STS-51-I

Alfred G. Vanderbilt II

Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

son of
grandson of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
great great grandson of
grandson of
grand nephew of
nephew of
nephew of
first cousin of
first cousin once removed of
great grandson of
second cousin of
nephew of
great grandson of
grand nephew of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Captain of a PT boat in the South Pacific in Word War II. President of Belmont Racetrack. Owner of famed horse Native Dancer.

Pancho Villa

Real/Birth Name:
José Doroteo Arango Arámbula
Also Known As:
Francisco Villa
Nickname(s):
El Centauro del Norte (The Centaur of the North)
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Hero of Mexican revolution. Raided Columbus, New Mexico. Assassinated 1923. Subject of many films.

Terry Virts

Real/Birth Name:
Terry W. Virts Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
50, 17 days before his 51st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Colonel in the US Air Force and a NASA astronaut. A military test pilot, Space missions STS-130 as pilot of the shuttle Endeavour, and Soyuz TMA-15M (Expedition 42/43) to the space station. Space walks to install new equipment for future manned craft.

Sergey Volkov

Real/Birth Name:
Sergey Aleksandrovich Volkov
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Cosmonaut, fighter pilot and engineer. Missions: Soyuz TMA-12, Expedition 17, Soyuz TMA-02M, Expedition 28/29, Soyuz TMA-18M, Expedition 45/46. Retired as a colonel.

Werner von Braun

Real/Birth Name:
Werner Magnus Maximilian Freiherr von Braun
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Birthplace is now Wyrzysk in Poland. "Freiherr" is a title, not a name - it means "Baron." Developed the V-2 rocket for Germany in World War II. Worked for the US after the war to develop rockets for the Army and for NASA, Chief architect of the Saturn V rocket.

Wernher von Braun

Real/Birth Name:
Wernher Magnus Maximilian Freiherr von Braun
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Freiherr title is equivalent to "baron". Inventor of the V2 rocket for Germany in World War II. US citizen in 1955. Worked on ICBMs and the NASA space program. Alabama Men's Hall of Fame 1998. International Space Hall of Fame. National Aviation Hall of Fame 1982. Space Camp Hall of Fame 2007. State of Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame 1989.

Georg von Trapp

Real/Birth Name:
Georg Johannes von Trapp
Also Known As:
Baron von Trapp
Georg Johannes, Ritter von Trapp
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Maria von Trapp, until he died.
Older than Maria von Trapp by 24 years.

Brief Facts:

Austrian naval officer. Captain of submarines in World War I. Subject of musical movie The Sound of Music which is strongly fictionalized.

Mal Whitfield

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

Brief Facts:

Twice won 800 meters at Olympics. Tuskega Airman. Served in Korean War in the US Air Force. Ohio State Men's Varsity "O" Hall of Fame 1978. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1988. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1974. James E. Sullivan Award 1954.

Ted Williams

Real/Birth Name:
Teddy Samuel Williams
Also Known As:
Theodore Samuel Williams
Nickname(s):
The Kid
The Splendid Splinter
Teddy Ballgame
The Thumper
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Named Teddy for president Teddy Roosevelt. Name changed to Theodore on birth certificate later. Book The Science of Hitting. Left field for team Boston Red Sox. Marine Corps pilot during World War II and the Korean War. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1966. IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame. San Diego Hall of Champions 1954. Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame 1995. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1991. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1997. Breitbard Hall of Fame 1954.

Barry Wilmore

Real/Birth Name:
Barry Eugene Wilmore
Also Known As:
Barry E. Wilmore
Nickname(s):
Butch
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Navy test pilot and NASA astronaut. Missions STS-129 on the shuttle Atlantis to construct the ISS and Soyuz TMA-14M to the ISS, doing spacewalk tasks.

Chuck Yeager

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Elwood Yeager
Nickname(s):
Chuck
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Male
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Age today:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
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Word War II fighter pilot. Test pilot. First person to break the sound barrier in the X-1 rocket plane. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1985. Aerospace Walk of Honor 1990. California Hall of Fame 2009. National Aviation Hall of Fame 1973. International Space Hall of Fame.

Louis Zamperini

Real/Birth Name:
Louis Silvie Zamperini
Nickname(s):
Louie
Torrance Tornado
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Male
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Age at Death:
97
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
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1035 Olympics in Berlin. Joined the Army Air Forforce in World War II. His plane crashed at sea. He was later captured and made a prisoner of war. Subject of the movie Unbroken. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Emiliano Zapata

Real/Birth Name:
Emiliano Zapata Salazar
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Male
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Age at Death:
39
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
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Hero of the Mexican peasant revolution of 1910. Assassinated.
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