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Killed by another (even if no conviction or ruled not guilty); includes manslaughter

29-E

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Michael Ryan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
25 or 26

Brief Facts:

Seattle area local rapper, shot at nightclub Chop Suey about 12:30 AM.

747

Real/Birth Name:
Christopher Riley
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Kansas City rapper who weighed 500 pounds. Body found murdered February 2006.

Joy Adamson

Real/Birth Name:
Friedericke Victoria Gessner
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69, 17 days before her 70th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wrote book Born Free later became a movie Born Free. Killed by a former employee.

Dave Akeman

Real/Birth Name:
David Akeman
Also Known As:
Stringbean
String Beans
Nickname(s):
Stringbean
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Played with Bill Monroe. Star on the TV show Hee Haw in role of Stringbean. Also semi-pro baseball. Murdered (with his wife Estelle) in a home invasion robbery. Bodies discovered by friend and neighbor Grandpa Jones

AKshun

Real/Birth Name:
Max Gasoi
Also Known As:
AKshun Tha Don
Gender:
Male
Death Date:
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Seattle local rapper, owner of So Hood Records, shot at killed on a Seattle street, at age 22.

AveReal

Real/Birth Name:
Averill LeMon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
29 or 30

Brief Facts:

Local rapper, group 51/7 in Lansing, Michigan. Found shot dead in apparent burglary of his home.

Chip Banks

Real/Birth Name:
Bruce Mayfield
Also Known As:
Bankie
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

group American Cream Team. Police say shot by
Alfred Dancy

Judith Barsi

Real/Birth Name:
Judith Eva Barsi
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
10
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Child actor in commercials. Movies for television Kids Don't Tell, Do You Remember Love, There Were Times, Dear. Movie Jaws: The Revenge. Voice actor in inanimated movies The Land Before Time, All Dogs Go to Heaven. TV series Growing Pains, The Tracey Ullman Show. Shot to death at age 10, by her father who also killed her mother then committed suicide.

Thomas Becket

Real/Birth Name:
Saint Thomas à Becket
Also Known As:
Thomas à Becket
St. Thomas a Becket
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Archbishop of Canterbury. Assassinated. Canonized.

Berry Berenson

Real/Birth Name:
Berinthia Berenson
Also Known As:
Berinthia Perkins
Berry Berenson Perkins
Nickname(s):
Berry
Gender:
Female
Death Date:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movie Cat People. Died when the Flight 11 plane crashed into the World Trade Center - she was a passenger.

Big Hawk

Real/Birth Name:
John Edward Hawkins
Also Known As:
H.A.W.K
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
36
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Fat Pat by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Houston, group Screwed Up Click. Song You Already Know. Album Big Hawk. Shot to death.

Big L

Real/Birth Name:
Lamont Coleman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
24
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fatally shot near his home. Song Ebonics. Member group D.I.T.C. - Diggin' in the Crates and group Children of the Corn

Steve Biko

Real/Birth Name:
Stephen Bantu Biko
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
30
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Political activist against apartheid. Founded the Black Consciousness Movement. Died of police brutality.

Hi Bithorn

Real/Birth Name:
Hiram Gabriel Bithorn
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
35
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Right-handed pitcher who became the first baseball player from Puerto Rico in Major League Baseball. Teams Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox. Shot by a policeman in Mexico.

Scrapper Blackwell

Real/Birth Name:
Francis Hillman Blackwell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Blues guitarist. Song How Long, How Long Blues. Shot and killed during a mugging. Gennett Records Walk of Fame 2012.

Blade Icewood

Real/Birth Name:
Darnell Lyndsey
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Shot in a driveby shooting as he sat in a wheelchair in his special van. He had been wounded in another shooting. Hosted a nonviolence rally in 2004.

Blu Crush

Real/Birth Name:
Mark Stenberg
Also Known As:
Dozzieloc
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
29
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Portland rapper was found shot to death in a Houston motel. He had been there to promote music. Album Jail House Dreams Vol. 1. Adopted when he was 7 months old.

Brikk

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Henry Brown IV
Also Known As:
Lee Lee
Gender:
Male
Death Date:
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Chattanooga local rapper. Member of duo Pinney Woods. Died of a gunshaot wound in the chest. Age 35.

Brooklyn Hooks

Real/Birth Name:
Jason Jackson
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Aspiring rapper - Black Beret Entertainment. Shot in the Bedford-Stuyvesant area of Brooklyn.

Bugz

Real/Birth Name:
Karnail Paul Pitts
Also Known As:
Robert Beck
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
22
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20

Brief Facts:

Detroit. Shot at amusement park after an altercation when a man squirted water on someone. Group D12 (meaning Dirty Dozen) member.

Héctor Camacho

Real/Birth Name:
Héctor Camacho Matías
Also Known As:
Macho Camacho
Hector 'Macho' Camacho
Hector Camacho
Nickname(s):
Macho
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

79 wins (45 by KO), six losses, and three draws. Shot while sitting in a car. Died 4 days later.

Camoflauge

Real/Birth Name:
Jason Johnson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
21
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22

Brief Facts:

From Savannah, Georgia. Songs Cut Friends, Laying My Stunt Down. Shot in front of Pure Pain Records at age 21.

Cavlar

Real/Birth Name:
Leval Lyde
Gender:
Male
Death Date:

Brief Facts:

Brooklyn based rapper, served time for weapons charges, shot outside a restaurant. Age 36.

Charizma

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Edward Hicks Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
20
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Worked with Peanut Butter Wolf. Album Big Shots released posthumously. Shot to death in a mugging.

Chinx

Real/Birth Name:
Lionel Pickens
Also Known As:
Chinx Drugz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
31
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group Coke Boys. Shot while sitting in his car.

Clacc

Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Vital
Also Known As:
Clicc Clacc
Gender:
Male
Death Date:

Brief Facts:

Found shot to death. Member group Da Bomb Squad, from Lawrence, Kansas. Age 28.

Lana Clarkson

Real/Birth Name:
Lana Jean Clarkson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
40
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Barbarian Queen II: The Empress Strikes Back, Deathstalker, Amazon Women on the Moon. Murdered by Phil Spector

Sam Cooke

Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Cook
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shot to death - shooter never charged. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1986. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1987. Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2015. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2013. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2015. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7051 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 1 February 1994.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Ennis Cosby

Real/Birth Name:
Ennis William Cosby
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
27
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Victim of a failed robbery attempt.

Bob Crane

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

Relationships:

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

Brief Facts:

Star of TV series Hogan's Heroes

Black Dahlia

Real/Birth Name:
Elizabeth Ann Short
Nickname(s):
Beth
Gender:
Female

Brief Facts:

Wanted to be an actress. Murder was never solved.

Jeffrey Dahmer

Real/Birth Name:
Jeffrey Lionel Dahmer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
34
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Notorious serial killer and sex offender. Dahmer murdered 17 men and boys. Beaten to death with a bar from a weight machine by a fellow inmate.

Dat Bo

Real/Birth Name:
Iliff Omar Burleson
Also Known As:
DBO
Gender:
Male
Death Date:

Brief Facts:

Colorado Springs rapper. Song Don't Blow Me Up. Age 30.

Albert DeSalvo

Real/Birth Name:
Albert Henry DeSalvo
Also Known As:
The Boston Strangler
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Accused of and convicted of 13 murders as the Boston Strangler. Some doubt that he actually committed all of them He was stabbed to death while in prison. Subject of a film, role played by Tony Curtis

Dimebag Darrell

Real/Birth Name:
Darrell Lance Abbott
Also Known As:
Dimebag
Diamond Darrell
Nickname(s):
Dime
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Vinnie Paul by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Guitarist. Glam/thrash metal group Pantera. Album Cowboys from Hell. Group Damageplan. Shot and killed while on stage December 8, 2004. Guitar Center RockWalk 2007.

Doe B

Real/Birth Name:
Glenn Thomas
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
22 or 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Montgomery, Alabama rapper. Shot to death. Member Hustle Gang

Dolla

Real/Birth Name:
Roderick Anthony Burton II
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
24
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Atlanta based. Group Da Razkalz Cru. Song So Fly. Model for Sean John clothing. Shot and killed at Beverly Center mall in LA. Alleged shooter Aubrey Berry - acquitted after self-defense argument. Rapper Scrapp DeLeon is his (half?) brother or cousin.

Alexandra Ducsay

Real/Birth Name:
Alexandra Marie Ducsay
Nickname(s):
Zandra
Zan
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
26
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Systems analyst, real estate agent, murdered by ex-boyfriend, who was convicter in 2015.

Dominique Dunne

Real/Birth Name:
Dominique Ellen Dunne
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
22, 19 days before her 23rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

daughter of
younger sister of
Younger than Griffin Dunne by 4 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Movie Poltergeist in role of the oldest daughter. Killed by
John David Sweeney

E-Moneybags

Real/Birth Name:
Eric Smith
Also Known As:
E-Money Bags
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
31
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shot while sitting in his Lincoln Navigator. Recorded with other rappers: N.O.R.E. (formerly Noreaga) and Prodigy

Luke Easter

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

Brief Facts:

First base, team Cleveland Indians. Also Negro Leagues. Killed by two robbers during a payroll robbery at a bank. International League Hall of Fame 2008. Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame 1997.

Euronymous

Real/Birth Name:
Øystein Aarseth
Also Known As:
Destructor
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
25
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist, a founder of black metal band Mayhem. Stabbed to death.

Fat Pat

Real/Birth Name:
Patrick Lamont Hawkins
Also Known As:
Mr. Fat Pat
P-A-T
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
27
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Big Hawk by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Houston, shot to death. Member of Screwed Up Click

Fat-Tone

Real/Birth Name:
Anthony D. Watkins
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
24, 24 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Kansas City rapper killed in Las Vegas. Considered a "person of interest" (suspect?) in the death of Mac Dre

Howie Fox

Real/Birth Name:
Howard Francis Fox
Nickname(s):
Howie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
34
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Picther. Teams Cincinnati Reds, Philadelphia Phillies, Baltimore Orioles. Stabbed to death after ejecting three men from a tavern he owned.

Freaky Tah

Real/Birth Name:
Raymond Rogers
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Shot in Jamaica, Queens, New York. Kelvin Jones pleaded guilty. Member group The Lost Boyz. Album Love, Peace & Nappiness

G Baby

Real/Birth Name:
Gregory Brown
Also Known As:
G-Baby
Gender:
Male
Death Date:
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Aspiring rapper, shot at a club in Queens. Age 22. Signed to Get Low Records.

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.

Gargamel

Real/Birth Name:
Melvin C. Nappier
Gender:
Male
Death Date:

Brief Facts:

Group Black Hippiz. Write-in candidate for mayor of Flint, MI, got no votes. Served prison time for passing counterfeit money and later for identification fraud. Shot in the head. Age 37.

Pat Garrett

Real/Birth Name:
Patrick Floyd Garrett
Also Known As:
Patrick Garrett
Nickname(s):
Pat
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Sheriff of Lincoln County, New Mexico. Shot and killed Billy the Kid

Marvin Gaye

Real/Birth Name:
Marvin Pentz Gay Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
44, 1 day before his 45th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Anna Gordy Gaye by 17 years.

Brief Facts:

Murdered by his father. Member of group The Moonglows. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1987. Guitar Center RockWalk 1989. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2013. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2015. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2014. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2000 as a member of The Moonglows.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a member of The Moonglows.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 27 September 1990.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Kitty Genovese

Real/Birth Name:
Catherine Susan Genovese
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
28
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Murdered near her home. Reported in the media that bystanders did nothing, which is only partly true.

Dedrick D. Gobert

Real/Birth Name:
Dedrick Dwayne Fontenot
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Movie Boyz n the Hood. Shot in an argument at a drag race.

Ron Goldman

Real/Birth Name:
Ronald Lyle Goldman
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Waiter, aspiring actor, part-time model. Murdered (with her) outside the home of Nicole Brown Simpson

Cornell Gunter

Real/Birth Name:
Cornelius E. Gunter
Also Known As:
Cornell Gunther
Cornel Gunter
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

R&B and doo-wop singer. Original member of group The Platters. Member The Coasters. Songs Poison Ivy, Charlie Brown, Yakety Yak. Shot while in his auto in Las Vegas. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of The Platters.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1987 as a member of The Coasters.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1990 as a member of The Platters.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1998 as a member of The Platters.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a member of The Coasters.

Lori Hacking

Real/Birth Name:
Lori Kay Soares
Gender:
Female

Brief Facts:

Murdered by her husband Mark Hacking, July 19, 2004. Body found in a landfill in Salt Lake City, Utah. October 1, 2004.

Amber Hagerman

Real/Birth Name:
Amber Rene Hagerman
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
9
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22

Brief Facts:

A young girl, kidnapped and murdered. The AMBER Alert System is named for her. The killer was not found.

Darryl Hamilton

Real/Birth Name:
Darryl Quinn Hamilton
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfielder. Teams Milwaukee Brewers, Texas Rangers, San Francisco Giants, Colorado Rockies, New York Mets. Murdered by his girlfriend who then committed suicide. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 2008. Milwaukee Brewers Wall of Honor 2014.

Phil Hartman

Real/Birth Name:
Philip Edward Hartmann
Nickname(s):
The Sultan of Smarm
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Brynn Hartman - they died the same date, May 28, 1998
Older than Brynn Hartman by 9 years.

Brief Facts:

TV series Saturday Night Live, NewsRadio, The Simpsons. Movies Coneheads, Houseguest, Small Soldiers. Shot to death by his wife. Canada's Walk of Fame 2012. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6600 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 26 August 2014.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with show show: The Simpsons for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 14 January 2000.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with show show: The Simpsons for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 14 January 2000.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Ted Healy

Real/Birth Name:
Clarence Lee Nash
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
41
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Role of Curly in early Stooges. Beaten badly. Died of beating or effects of alcoholism.

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.

Wild Bill Hickok

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

Brief Facts:

Shot in the back of the head while playing poker. In Wild West show of Buffalo Bill Cody. Texas Trail of Fame 2002.

Hitman

Real/Birth Name:
Ricky Heard
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Shot while driving. Group RBL Posse

Jimmy Hoffa

Real/Birth Name:
James Riddle Hoffa
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Union president; presumed murdered; body never found.

Yung Hott

Real/Birth Name:
Jerode Paige
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
27 or 28
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shot while making his first video at his home town. Had served 30 months for drug charges. Age 27.

Pat Hynes

Real/Birth Name:
Patrick J. Hynes
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
23, his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Rightfielder and Pitcher. Teams St. Louis Cardinals, St. Louis Browns. Shot on his 23rd birthday by a bartender over a credit dispute.

Incognito

Real/Birth Name:
Siddique Kamara
Also Known As:
SK
Gender:
Male
Death Date:

Brief Facts:

Drill music rapper, similar to "gansta" style. Group Moscow17. Song Friggy. Stabbed to death, age 23.

Johnny Jackson

Real/Birth Name:
Johnny Porter Jackson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54, 2 days before his 55th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Concert drummer for groups The Jackson 5, The Jacksons, White Doves. Said to be a cousin of the Jacksons, but this is doubtful. Stabbed and killed by his girlfriend. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of The Jackson 5.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1997 as a member of The Jackson 5.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2014 as a member of The Jackson 5.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a member of The Jackson 5.

Michael Jackson

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Joseph Jackson
Also Known As:
Michael Joe Jackson (per indictment)
Nickname(s):
Jacko
Wacko Jacko
The King of Pop
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Brandon Jackson by 1 year.
ex-husband of
Older than Debbie Rowe by less than 1 year.
younger brother of
Younger than Jackie Jackson by 7 years.
older brother of
Older than Janet Jackson by 7 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Jermaine Jackson by 3 years.
son of
younger brother of
Younger than La Toya Jackson by 2 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Lisa Marie Presley by 9 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Marlon Jackson by 1 year.
father of
father of
father of
younger brother of
Younger than Randy Jackson by 2 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Rebbie Jackson by 8 years.
uncle of
uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Tito Jackson by 4 years.
uncle of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Group The Jackson 5, The Jacksons. Famed for "moonwalk" dance step. Albums Thriller, Dangerous. Song I'll Be There. Movie The Wiz. Short film Captain EO. Acquitted of charges of molesting a child, June 13, 2005. First son named originally Michael Joseph Jackson Jr. then name changed after divorce. Died of lethal dose of propofol. Coroner ruled his death a homicide. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2001. Songwriters Hall of Fame 2002. UK Music Hall of Fame 2004. National Museum of Dance and Hall of Fame 2010. World Music Award Hall of Fame 1989. Music Video Producers' Hall of Fame 1991. Soul Train Hall of Fame 1995. ECHO Hall of Fame 2010. National Radio Hall of Fame 2003. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2015. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2014. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of The Jackson 5.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1997 as a member of The Jackson 5.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2014 as a member of The Jackson 5.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a member of The Jackson 5.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6927 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 20 November 1984.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6927 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1500 Vine Street as a member of band: The Jacksons for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Jam Master Jay

Real/Birth Name:
Jason William Mizell
Also Known As:
Jazzy Jase
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
37
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group Run-D.M.C.. Albums Raising Hell, Tougher Than Leather. Song It's like That. DMC Hall of Fame. Guitar Center RockWalk 2002 as a member of Run-D.M.C..
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of Run-D.M.C..

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.

Johnny Ca$h

Real/Birth Name:
Johnny Castaneda Jr.
Nickname(s):
Tha Fast Gunna
Gender:
Male
Death Date:

Brief Facts:

Originally from Richmond, CA. Died of gunshot wounds. Album Thizz Nation

Chief Johnson

Real/Birth Name:
George Howard Johnson
Nickname(s):
Chief
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
36
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Major league pitcher. Teams Cincinnati Reds, Kansas City Packers. Found shot to death.

Robert Johnson

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Leroy Johnson
Also Known As:
R. L. Spencer
Robert Spencer
Robert Lonnie Johnson
Nickname(s):
King of the Delta Blues
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Subject of the movie Crossroads. Song Terraplane Blues. Poisoned. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1986. Blues Hall of Fame 1980. Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame. Guitar Center RockWalk 1999. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2017.

Kadafi

Real/Birth Name:
Yafeu Akiyele Fula
Also Known As:
Yaki
Yaki Kadafi
Young Hollywood
Khadafi (incorrect)
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
19, 32 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Shot and killed. Some say accident. Group Outlawz. Godbrother to Tupac Shakur - some say half brother, others say cousin.

Megan Kanka

Real/Birth Name:
Megan Nicole Kanka
Gender:
Female

Brief Facts:

Seven years old, murdered by a neighbor. This event led to "Megan's Law."

Petra Kelly

Real/Birth Name:
Petra Karin Lehmann
Also Known As:
Petra Karin Kelly
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
44
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Name changed when her mother married a US Army officer. German Green Party (Die Grünen) founder in 1979. Shot dead in Bonn while sleeping by her partner, Gert Bastian, born 1923, who then killed himself. Her body was found October 19.

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.

Robert Kennedy

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Francis Kennedy
Also Known As:
Robert F. Kennedy
RFK
Nickname(s):
Bobby
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

uncle of
uncle of
older brother of
Older than Edward Kennedy by 6 years.
husband of
Ethel Kennedy, until he died.
Older than Ethel Kennedy by 2 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Eunice Kennedy Shriver by 4 years.
older brother of
Older than Jean Kennedy Smith by 2 years.
younger brother of
Younger than John Kennedy by 8 years.
uncle of
great uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Joseph Kennedy Jr. by 10 years.
son of
father of
grandfather of
great uncle of
father of
uncle of
uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Patricia Kennedy Lawford by 1 year.
great uncle of
son of
great uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Rosemary Kennedy by 7 years.

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Senator from New York. US Attorney General. Candidate for President. Murdered by
Sirhan Sirhan
. Congressional Gold Medal 1978.

King Curtis

Real/Birth Name:
Curtis Ousley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
37
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tenor sax solo on song Yakety-Yak for the group The Coasters. Also song Charlie Brown. Stabbed to death. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2000. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1987 as a member of The Coasters.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a member of The Coasters.

Polly Klaas

Real/Birth Name:
Polly Hannah Klaas
Gender:
Female

Brief Facts:

Child, age 12, kidnapped at knifepoint from her home and murdered - by Richard Davis

Rob Knox

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Arthur Knox
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
18
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Harry Potter and The Half-Blood Prince. Died after being stabbed outside a bar May 2008, when he intervened in a fight to protect his brother.

Scott LaRock

Real/Birth Name:
Scott Monroe Sterling
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
25
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shot while trying to stop a fight between two parties. Formed Boogie Down Productions.

Legacy

Real/Birth Name:
Kamau Keita
Gender:
Male
Death Date:

Brief Facts:

Trenton, NJ aspiring rapper, stomped badly May 28, died days later. Age 26.

John Lennon

Real/Birth Name:
John Winston Lennon
Also Known As:
John Winston Ono Lennon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
40
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Cynthia Lennon by 1 year.
father of
father of
husband of
Yoko Ono, until he died.
Younger than Yoko Ono by 7 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Rock Group The Beatles. Movies Help, A Hard Day's Night, Yellow Submarine, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. Murdered on the street in New York. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1994. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1987. Guitar Center RockWalk 1998. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of The Beatles.
London Avenue of Stars 2007 as a member of The Beatles.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1988 as a member of The Beatles.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2004 as a member of The Beatles.
UK Music Hall of Fame 2004 as a member of The Beatles.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1750 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 30 September 1988.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: The Beatles for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Chandra Levy

Real/Birth Name:
Chandra Ann Levy
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
24, 17 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Disappeared when she went for a walk in a park. Media and others cast suspicion on Gary Condit - apparently unfounded. 2009 a prisoner was implicated.

Huey Long

Real/Birth Name:
Huey Pierce Long Jr.
Also Known As:
Huey P. Long
Nickname(s):
The Kingfish
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42, 11 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Populist Governor of Louisiana 1928-1932. Senator (Democratic) from 1932 until assassinated. Advocate of Share the Wealth.

M-Bone

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

Brief Facts:

Member of group Cali Swag District. Song Teach Me How to Dougie. Killed in a drive-by shooting in his hometown, Inglewood, California.

Mac Dre

Real/Birth Name:
Andre Louis Hicks
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
34
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bay area. Killed in Kansas City - the suspect was Fat-Tone. Convicted for bank robbery, part of the "Romper Room Gang." Album: Mac Dre Is the Name

Madness

Real/Birth Name:
Ronald Petgrave
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Aspiring 20-year old rapper shot to death in Brooklyn after a party. No albums recorded.

Kelvin Martin

Real/Birth Name:
Kelvin Darnell Martin
Nickname(s):
50 Cent
The Original 50 Cent
Gender:
Male
Death Date:

Brief Facts:

Drug dealer, shot with 23 bullets on 20 October, 1987. Subject of the documentary movie Infamous Times: The Original 50 Cent

Trayvon Martin

Real/Birth Name:
Trayvon Benjamin Martin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
17, 21 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shot by George Zimmerman as he was walking home. No conviction.

Mausberg

Real/Birth Name:
Johnny Burns
Nickname(s):
Mausy
Gender:
Male
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shot in Compton, California. Worked wit DJ Quik. Song Shut Up

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.

Steve McNair

Real/Birth Name:
Stephen LaTreal McNair
Nickname(s):
Air McNair
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
36
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback for teams Tennessee Titans, Baltimore Ravens. Shot to death - ruled a murder followed by suicide of the shooter. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 2002. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2012. Southwestern Athletic Conference Hall of Fame 2009. Titans/Oilers Hall of Fame 2008. Walter Payton Award 1994. Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame 2016. Byron "Whizzer" White NFL Man of the Year Award 2006. Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum 2014.

Sal Mineo

Real/Birth Name:
Salvatore Mineo Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
37, 33 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Murdered actor. In movies Rebel Without a Cause, The Gene Krupa Story, Cheyenne Autumn

Mooseman

Real/Birth Name:
Lloyd Roberts
Gender:
Male
Death Date:

Brief Facts:

Bassist - group Body Count. Toured with Iggy Pop. Killed in a driveby shooting.

Stephanie Moseley

Real/Birth Name:
Stephanie Elyse Moseley
Gender:
Female
Death Date:
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Earl Hayes - they died the same date, December 8, 2014

Brief Facts:

Movies The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1, Mirror Mirror, Sparkle, Idlewild, Catwoman, TV series Hellcats, Hit the Floor. Killed by her husband. Age 30.

Martha Moxley

Real/Birth Name:
Martha Elizabeth Moxley
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
15
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

15 year old. Murdered Halloween Eve 1975. Michael Skakel convicted of the murder more than 25 years later.

Mr. Cee

Real/Birth Name:
Hubert Kyle Church III
Also Known As:
Mr. C
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
22 or 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group R.B.L. Posse (Ruthless By Law.) Shot on New Years Day 1996. Albums A Lesson to Be Learned, Ruthless by Law. Song Don't Give Me No Bammer

Mr. Devious

Real/Birth Name:
Mario van Rooy
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

From Cape Town, South Africa. Died from injuries when a group attacked his father.

Mr. Looks

Real/Birth Name:
Roosevelt Hines
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Shot outside a recording studio in Las Vegas.

Jack Nance

Real/Birth Name:
Marvin John Nance
Also Known As:
John Nance
Nickname(s):
Jack
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53, 9 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Eraserhead

Notorious B.I.G.

Real/Birth Name:
Christopher George Latore Wallace
Also Known As:
Biggie Smalls
Notorious BIG
The Notorious B.I.G.
Frank White
Big Poppa
Biggie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
24
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Faith Evans, until he died.
Older than Faith Evans by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Album Life After Death a classic Gangsta Rap recording. Songs Nasty Girl, Juicy. Killed by an unknown person in a drive-by shooting in Los Angeles, California.

Nussie

Real/Birth Name:
Chris Lynell Jackson
Gender:
Male
Death Date:

Brief Facts:

Local rapper from Baton Rouge, Louisiana area. Album The Champ is Here. Shot and killed.

Madalyn Murray O'Hair

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

Brief Facts:

Activist as an atheist. She and her son and granddaughter were kidnapped and murdered by a worker for her organization.

Joe Orton

Real/Birth Name:
John Kingsley Orton
Gender:
Male

Laci Peterson

Real/Birth Name:
Laci Denise Rocha
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
27
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Scott Peterson, until she died.
Younger than Scott Peterson by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Pregnant mother-to-be who disappeared and her body was later found washed ashore in San Francisco Bay. Husband was found guilty of the murder.

Lil Phat

Real/Birth Name:
Melvin Vernell III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
19
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shot in Atlanta. Unrelated to suicide of Bob Welch (musician) the same day.

Gus Polidor

Real/Birth Name:
Gustavo Adolfo Polidor González
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
33
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shortstop teams California Angels, Milwaukee Brewers, Florida Marlins. Murdered in Caracas as he tried to protect his son from two men who were trying to steal his car.

Pookie Loc

Real/Birth Name:
Henry Lee Clark III
Gender:
Male
Death Date:

Brief Facts:

From Macon, Georgia, USA. Shot to death in a woods behind a school. Age 28. Group Loccish Lifestyle. Song Riding High. See also Gucci Mane

Pretty Black

Real/Birth Name:
Ayoola Matthew Odumuyiwa
Gender:
Male
Death Date:

Brief Facts:

Aspiring San Leandro rapper shot to death in East Oakland, California.

Yetunde Price

Real/Birth Name:
Yetunde Hawanya Tara Price
Nickname(s):
Tunde
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
31
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21

Relationships:

daughter of
half-sister of
Older than Serena Williams by 9 years.
half-sister of
Older than Venus Williams by 7 years.
daughter of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Shot while sitting in a vehicle in front of a suspected drug house. Beauty consultant.

Princess Alix of Hesse and By Rhine

Real/Birth Name:
Princess Alix Viktoria Helena Luise Beatrice of Hesse and by Rhine
Also Known As:
Alexandra Feodorovna Romanova
Императрица Александра Фёдоровнk
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

first cousin twice removed of
first cousin of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
niece of
first cousin of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin once removed of
daughter of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
granddaughter of
niece of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
niece of
first cousin twice removed of
great aunt of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin twice removed of
aunt of
daughter of
niece of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin of
first cousin of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin of
first cousin once removed of
younger sister of
Younger than Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine by 9 years.
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin twice removed of
granddaughter of
first cousin of
niece of
first cousin of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

The last Tsarina of Imperialist Russia. A hemophiliac. A friend of the Russian mystic
Grigori Rasputin
. Murdered with her husband and children by Bolsheviks.

Proof

Real/Birth Name:
Deshaun Dupree Holton
Also Known As:
Dirty Harry
Big Proof
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
32
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Co-founder of group D12. Albums Devil's Night, D12 World. Movie 8 Mile. Shot to death at a club in Detroit.

Q-DON

Real/Birth Name:
Raeniel Quann
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Member group NAAM Brigade. Shot to death outside a Philadelphia nightclub.

Selena Quintanilla

Real/Birth Name:
Selena Quintanilla-Pérez
Also Known As:
Selena
Nickname(s):
Queen of Tejano music
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
23, 16 days before her 24th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Albums Entre a Mi Mundo, Dreaming of You, Spokesperson for Coca-Cola in Texas. Shot to death. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1750 N. Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 3 November 2017.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

JonBenét Ramsey

Real/Birth Name:
JonBenét Patricia Ramsey
Also Known As:
JonBenet Ramsey
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
6
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

A child beauty contestant. Murdered in her home in Boulder, Colorado. Subject of television movie Perfect Murder, Perfect Town: JonBenét and the City of Boulder

Ran Rover

Real/Birth Name:
Ranzer Wallace
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Debut solo album Ride Wit Ya Boy. Miami area. Body found decomposing in a car.

Bugs Raymond

Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Lawrence Raymond
Nickname(s):
Bugs
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
30
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher, teams Detroit Tigers, St. Louis Cardinals, New York Giants. Died from a cerebral hemorrhage 2 days after a brawl. Fractured skull, hit by a baseball bat.

Leo Ryan

Real/Birth Name:
Leo Joseph Ryan Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Congressman from California 11th District 1973-1978. Killed just before the Jonestown massace. See Jim Jones (Jonestown). Posthumously awarded Congressional Gold Medal 1982.

Spider Sabich

Real/Birth Name:
Vladimir Peter Sabich Jr.
Also Known As:
Vladimir "Spider" Sabich
Nickname(s):
Spider
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
30
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Alpine skier. In the 1968 Winter Olympics. Died of a gunshot. His girlfriend Claudine Longet was convicted of misdemeanor criminally negligent homicide.

Marcelino Sanchez

Real/Birth Name:
Marcelino Sanchez
Also Known As:
Marcelino "Chalino" Sanchez
Nickname(s):
Chalino
Gender:
Male

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Mexican singer famed for narco-corridos songs featuring drug-trafficing stories.

Rebecca Schaeffer

Real/Birth Name:
Rebecca Lucile Schaeffer
Also Known As:
(commonly misspelled Shaffer)
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
21
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series My Sister Sam. Movie Scenes from the Class Struggle in Beverly Hills. Shot by a deranged stalker.

Dutch Schultz

Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Simon Flegenheimer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
33
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Gambling and numbers racketeer.Profited by the Prohibition.

Scott La Rock

Real/Birth Name:
Scott Sterling
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
25
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20

Brief Facts:

Group Boogie Down Productions. Album Criminal Minded. Shot while trying to defuse an argument.

Jay Sebring

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas John Kummer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
35
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Hairdresser. Friend (former fiance) of Sharon Tate Polanski. Killed with her by group Manson's "Family"

Self

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Mastrangelo
Gender:
Male
Death Date:
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

From Redlands, California area, a local rapper. Kidnapped and shot, body found June 14, 2008.

Tupac Shakur

Real/Birth Name:
Tupac Amaru Shakur
Also Known As:
2Pac
Makaveli the Don
Lesane Parish Crooks (also reported, not confirmed)
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
25
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

son of
son of
nephew of
first cousin of
step-brother of
Younger than Mopreme Shakur by 1 or 2 years.
step-son of
half-brother of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Served time for sexual abuse. Died of gunshot wounds in Las Vegas. Group Outlawz. Movie Poetic Justice. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2017.

Adrienne Shelly

Real/Birth Name:
Adrienne Levin
Gender:
Female

Brief Facts:

Movies Factotum, The Unbelievable Truth, Sudden Manhattan, Waitress. Found hung from a shower rod November 1, 2006 in Greenwich Village.

Matthew Shepard

Real/Birth Name:
Matthew Wayne Shepard
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
21
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Gay student murdered outside Laramie, Wyoming. Subject of TV special and play The Laramie Project

Nicole Brown Simpson

Real/Birth Name:
Nicole Brown
Also Known As:
Nicole Simpson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
35, 24 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than O.J. Simpson by 11 years.

Brief Facts:

The murdered ex-wife of O.J. Simpson, who was acquitted of the crime. Ron Goldman also killed with her.

Slang Ton

Real/Birth Name:
Salih Scaife
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Member Outsidaz. Shot in 1999.

Slim Dunkin

Real/Birth Name:
Mario Hamilton
Gender:
Male
Death Date:

Brief Facts:

Member of Brick Squad Monopoly. Murdered at a recording studio in Atlanta, age 24.

Will Smith (football)

Real/Birth Name:
William Raymond Smith III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
34
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive end. Teams Ohio State University, New Orleans Saints. He was shot and killed by an enraged driver after a traffic accident in New Orleans. His wife was wounded.

Smoke Dawg

Real/Birth Name:
Jahvante Smart
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
21
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Trinidad, Jamaican and Somali roots. Member of groups Halal Gang, Prime Boys. Shot to death, assailants fled in an SUV.

Soulja Slim

Real/Birth Name:
James Tapp Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
26
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23

Brief Facts:

Shot in the face outside his mother's home. Served time for armed robbery.

Mónica Spear

Real/Birth Name:
Mónica Spear
Also Known As:
Monica Spear
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
33, 7 days before her 34th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Miss Venezuela 2004. Venezuelan soap opera actress. Shot to death in an apparent robbery in Venezuela as was her husband.

Dolly Stark

Real/Birth Name:
Monroe Randolph Stark
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
39
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shortstop. Teams Cleveland Naps, Brooklyn Dodgers from 1909-1912. He later served as an umpire. Murdered in Memphis by gunshot.

Star Stowe

Real/Birth Name:
Ellen Louise Maligo
Gender:
Female

Brief Facts:

Playboy model murdered in 1997 in Coral Springs, Florida.

Dorothy Stratten

Real/Birth Name:
Dorothy Ruth Hoogstraten
Also Known As:
Dorothy R. Stratten
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
20
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

separated wife of
Paul Snider - they died the same date, August 14, 1980
Younger than Paul Snider by 8 years.

Brief Facts:

Playboy Playmate of the month for August 1979 and the year in 1980. Subject of television movie Death of a Centerfold: The Dorothy Stratten Story. Movies Galaxina, They All Laughed. Murdered by her estranged husband.

Stretch

Real/Birth Name:
Randy Walker
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
23
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20

Brief Facts:

Group Live Squad. Song Tha Lunatic. Shot to death one year after Tupac Shakur was murdered.

Carl Switzer

Real/Birth Name:
Carl Dean Switzer
Also Known As:
Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer
Alfalfa
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
31
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

In role of Alfalfa in the "Our Gang" series of comedies. Uncredited part in the movie It's a Wonderful Life. Died when shot - ruled "Justifiable Homicide" - shooter claimed self defense, was not charged.

Sharon Tate

Real/Birth Name:
Sharon Marie Tate
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
26
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Roman Polanski, until she died.
Younger than Roman Polanski by 9 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Valley of the Dolls, The Wrecking Crew, The Fearless Vampire Killers. Murdered by members of group Manson's "Family" along with Jay Sebring

Sean Taylor

Real/Birth Name:
Sean Michael Maurice Taylor
Nickname(s):
Meast ("half man, half beast")
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
24
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Free safety for the NFL team Washington Redskins. Shot in a home robbery, died a day later. Washington Redskins Ring of Fame. Jim Thorpe Award 2003. Jack Tatum Trophy 2003. University of Miami Ring of Honor 2017. University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame.

William Desmond Taylor

Real/Birth Name:
William Cunningham Deane-Tanner
Also Known As:
William D. Taylor
William Taylor
Nickname(s):
Bill
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Directed movies Anne of Green Gables (1919), Tom Sawyer (1917), Huckleberry Finn (1920). Acted in others. Murdered in 1922. Crime was unsolved.

Tega

Real/Birth Name:
Ortega Devon Henderson
Gender:
Male
Death Date:

Brief Facts:

Group Da Camp. Shot May 16 in Wellston, Missouri, died days later of wounds. 2008, sentenced to a year?s probation for felony unlawful use of a weapon.

Denis Ten

Real/Birth Name:
Denis Yuryevich Ten
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
25
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Figure skater. Highedt world ranking was 3. Murdered in a carjacking attempt.

The Jacka

Real/Birth Name:
Dominic Newton
Also Known As:
Shaheed Akbar
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
37
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Changed his name to Shaheed Akbar. San Francisco based, from Richmond, California. Album The Jack Artist. Served a 1 year sentence for grand theft and armed robbery. Group Mob Figaz. Shot to death while rapping with friends.

Mickey Thompson

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

Brief Facts:

1960, the first American to break the 400mph barrier. Auto parts business for hot rod cars. Murdered, his wife was also killed. International Motorsports Hall of Fame 1990. International Drag Racing Hall of Fame 1991. Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 1990. Automotive Hall of Fame 2009.

Emmett Till

Real/Birth Name:
Emmett Louis Till
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

African-American teenager kidnapped and killed in Mississiooi in 1955. From Chicago, age 14. Body found in Tallahatchie River near Money, Mississippi. Subject of documentary movie The Murder of Emmett Till

Peter Tosh

Real/Birth Name:
Winston Hubert McIntosh
Nickname(s):
Stepping Razor
Bush Doctor
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist. Reggae performer. Member The Wailers

Marie Trintignant

Real/Birth Name:
Marie Joséphine Innocente Trintignant
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
41
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Movies Wings of Fame (1990), Promenons-nous dans les bois (Deep in the Woods.) Died from injuries inflicted by boyfriend in Lithuania.

Leon Trotsky

Real/Birth Name:
Lev Davidovich Bronstein
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:

Killed in Mexico.

Roger Troutman

Real/Birth Name:
Roger Troutman
Also Known As:
Roger
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Larry Troutman by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Murdered by his brother Larry Troutman. Singer in group Zapp. Hip-hop song California Love

Tommy Turk

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Eugene Turk
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
54 or 55
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Bye Bye Blues. Shot fatally in a tavern during a robbery.

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.

VL Mike

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Allen
Also Known As:
VL
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
30
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Former member of group Chopper City Boyz. Album We Got This. Shot and died in New Orleans.

Adam Walsh

Real/Birth Name:
Adam John Walsh
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
6
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Child kidnapped from a store and murdered.

Mother Watson

Real/Birth Name:
Walter L. Watson
Nickname(s):
Mother
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
33
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Two games started for team Cincinnati Red Stockings in 1887. Died of a gunshot wound.

Sonny Boy Williamson (original)

Real/Birth Name:
John Lee Williamson
Also Known As:
Sonny Boy Williamso
Nickname(s):
The Father of Modern Blues Harp
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Harmonica blues. Record/song Good Morning, School Girl in 1937 was a hit. His stage name widely copied. Killed after a mugging. See also Sonny Boy Williamson (more famous). Blues Hall of Fame 1980. Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame.

Woman

Real/Birth Name:
Nancy Elizabeth Daus
Also Known As:
Nancy Elizabeth Daus Sullivan Benoit
Fallen Angel
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
43, 32 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21

Relationships:

wife of
Chris Benoit, until she died.
Older than Chris Benoit by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Manager of wrestlers. Murdered by strangulation, invesigators say, by her husband, the time is uncertain.

Malcolm X

Real/Birth Name:
Malcolm Little
Also Known As:
El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
39
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

A leader and spokeman of the Nation of Islam. Assassinated by gunshot.

XXXTentacion

Real/Birth Name:
Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
20
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Look at Me, SAD!. Album ?. Shot and killed in an apparent robbery.

Young Ready

Real/Birth Name:
Shannen Hudson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
31, 15 days before his 32nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Emiliano Zapata

Real/Birth Name:
Emiliano Zapata Salazar
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
39
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Hero of the Mexican peasant revolution of 1910. Assassinated.
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