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Tony Alamo

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Bernie LaZar Hoffman
Also Known As:
Marcus Abad
Mark Hoffman
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Convicted of tax evasion. Head of Tony and Susan Alamo Christian Foundation, known for leaving tracts on car windshields. Sold a line of sequined denim jackets. Sentenced November 13, 2009 to 175 years for violations of the Mann Act, including sham marriages to under-aged children.

Johnny Appleseed

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Chapman
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

A real person! Known for planting apple trees in the midwest in the mid-1800's. A nurseryman. Also an itinerant missionary.

Jim Bakker

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Orsen Bakker
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 Tammy Faye Bakker by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Name Bakker pronounced "Baker." He and Tammy Faye Bakker founded The PTL Club. Convicted for taking money donated. Later did TV program Jim Bakker Show

Tammy Faye Bakker

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Tamara Faye LaValley
Also Known As:
Tammy Bakker
Tammy Faye Bakker Messner
Tammy Faye Messner
Tammy Faye
Tammy Faye LaValley
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Jim Bakker by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Name Bakker is pronounce "Baker." TV shows PTL Club, The Surreal Life. Known for heavy eye makeup. With Jim Bakker founded group The PTL Club

Thomas Becket

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

Brief Facts:

Archbishop of Canterbury. Assassinated. Canonized.

Pearl Buck

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Pearl Comfort Sydenstricker
Also Known As:
John Sedges
Sai Zhen Zhu
Pearl S. Buck
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pulitzer Prize 1932. The first American woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature 1938. Books The Good Earth, A House Divided. Lived many years in China, part of the time as a Presbyterian missionary. National Women's Hall of Fame 1973.

Kirk Cameron

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Kirk Thomas Cameron
Birth Date:
Age today:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Candace Cameron Bure by 5 years.
husband of
Younger than Chelsea Noble by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

TV series Growing Pains. Movies You Lucky Dog, Fireproof, Left Behind: The Movie. Also a television evangelist.

Lewis Carroll

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65, 13 days before his 66th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Author of books Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Through the Looking Glass. Poems The Hunting of the Snark, Jabberwocky

Pema Clark

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Kelly B Clark
Also Known As:
Kelly Clark
Kawashima Tomoko Lama Pema Clark
Birth Date:
Age today:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20

Relationships:

first cousin of
niece of
first cousin of
first cousin of
daughter of
daughter of
granddaughter of
first cousin of
granddaughter of
great granddaughter of
niece of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

TV movie Calling the Shots. Changed her name to Pema, became a Buddhist nun in Norfolk, England. Band Siren, album Vortex

Leonard Cohen

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Leonard Norman Cohen
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

'Song Hallelujah. Named Officer of the Order of Canada 1991, and Companion of the Order of Canada 2003. Canadian Music Hall of Fame 1991. Canadian Folk Music Walk of Fame 2005. Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame 2006. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2008. Songwriters Hall of Fame 2010'.

Fanny Crosby

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Frances Jane Crosby
Also Known As:
Frances van Alstyne
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Blind since shortly after birth. Writer of the words for many popular Christian Protestant hymns. Song Blessed Assurance (...Jesus is mine...Oh, what a foretaste of glory divine.) and songs I Am Thine, O Lord, Rescue the Perishing, Tell Me the Story of Jesus, Pass Me Not, O Gentle Saviour, To God Be the Glory. GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame 1975.

Andraé Crouch

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Andraé Edward Crouch
Also Known As:
Andrae Crouch
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Gospel singer and pastor. GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame 1998. Christian Music Hall of Fame 2007. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6520 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Descartes

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
René Descartes
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Famed for studies in mathhematics, geometry, optics, and philosophy. Stated "a vacuum cannot exist."

T.S. Eliot

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Stearns Eliot
Also Known As:
T. S. Eliot
T S Eliot
TS Eliot
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Poet and playright. Poems The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, The Hollow Men, The Waste Land. Play Murder in the Cathedral, Moved to the UK in 1914 at age 25 and became a citizen of Britain when he was 39. Awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature 1948. Tony Award in 1950 for Best Play, Broadway play The Cocktail Party. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1964. Missouri Wall of Fame. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6191 Delmar Boulevard.

Dale Evans

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Frances Octavia Smith
Also Known As:
Frances Fox
Marian Lee
Dale Evans Rogers
Nickname(s):
Queen of the West
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than R. Dale Butts by 2 years.
wife of
Roy Rogers, until his earlier death.
Younger than Roy Rogers by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

A birth certificate says she was born as Lucille Wood Smith, but her mother insisted she was named Frances Octavia Smith. Wrote song Happy Trails. Host of TV show A Date with Dale. In many films with husband Roy Rogers. Hall of Great Western Performers 1976. Texas Country Music Hall of Fame 2000. Santa Clarita Walk of Western Stars 1983. Western Music Association Hall of Fame 1989. Texas Trail of Fame 1997. National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame 1995. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6638 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 1737 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 100 Museum Drive; ceremony: 5 May 2001.

Jerry Falwell

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jerry Lamon Falwell Sr.
Also Known As:
Jerry Lamon Falwell
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founder of Liberty University and Moral Majority.

Louis Farrakhan

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Louis Eugene Walcott
Also Known As:
Louis X
Louis Farrakhan Muhammad Sr.
Birth Date:
Age today:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

At age 14 he won the TV show (as a violinist) Ted Mack Amateur Hour. Leader of Nation of Islam. October 1995 Farrakhan held the historic Million Man March in Washington, DC.

Todd Fisher

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Todd Emmanuel Fisher
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Carrie Fisher by 1 year.
son of
son of
half-brother of
Older than Joely Fisher by 9 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Sound stage design. Pastor. Hotel, casino, and museum management.

Richie Furay

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Paul Richard Furay
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist - band Buffalo Springfield and country-rock band Poco, Songs Kind Woman, Pickin' Up the Pieces, Good Feelin' to Know. Senior pastor of the Calvary Chapel in Broomfield, Colorado. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1997 as a member of Buffalo Springfield.

Marjoe Gortner

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Hugh Marjoe Ross Gortner
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Candy Clark by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

An ordained preacher at age four. Movies Earthquake, Mausoleum, Starcrash. TV series Falcon Crest

Billy Graham

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Franklin Graham Jr.
Also Known As:
Rev. Billy Graham
Nickname(s):
America's Pastor
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
99
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Popular evangelist and preacher. Honorary knighthood (KBE) 2001. Met with 12 presidents. GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame 1999. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1983. Congressional Gold Medal 1996. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6901 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio; ceremony: 15 October 1989.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Franklin Graham

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Franklin Graham III
Birth Date:
Age today:
66, 8 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

President and CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) and the international Christian relief organization Samaritan's Purse.

Al Green

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Albert Greene
Also Known As:
Rev. Al Green
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Gospel and soul and R&B singer. Broadway musical Your Arms Too Short to Box with God. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1995. Albums I'm Still in Love with You, Al Green's Greatest Hits. Songs Let's Stay Together, I'm Still in Love with You. Songwriters Hall of Fame 2004. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2011. Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame 1996. GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame 2004. Kennedy Center Honors 2014. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2012. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2012.

Rosey Grier

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Roosevelt Grier
Nickname(s):
Rosey
Birth Date:
Age today:
86, 8 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Pro football player. Became a minister. Helped capture Sirhan Sirhan at Robert Kennedy's assassination. Likes to do needlepoint for relaxation. Movie The Thing with Two Heads. Member Fearsome Foursome with team Los Angeles Rams. California Sports Hall of Fame 2009. New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 1997.

Connie Haines

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Yvonne Marie Antoinette JaMais
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Moon Over Las Vegas. With band of Tommy Dorsey. Became a church minister. Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1992.

Delores Hart

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Delores Hicks

Paul Hill

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Paul Jennings Hill
Also Known As:
Rev. Paul J. Hill
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Executed by lethal injection for killing an abortion doctor. A former Presbyterian minister.

Mike Huckabee

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Michael Dale Huckabee
Birth Date:
Age today:
62, 33 days before his 63rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Baptist pastor. Republican Governor of Arkansas July 1996 to January 2007. Commentator on channel Fox News. Candidate for president in 2008 and again in 2015. Dropped out after the Iowa caucuses in February 2016.

Jesse Jackson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jesse Louis Burns
Also Known As:
Jesse Louis Jackson
Reverend Jesse Jackson
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Activist Baptist preacher who has run for major offices as a Democrat. A candidate for president in 1984 and 1988. Host of former TV show Both Sides with Jesse Jackson on channel CNN. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2000.

T.D. Jakes

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Dexter Jakes
Also Known As:
TD Jakes
Bishop TD Jakes
Bishop T.D. Jakes
Birth Date:
Age today:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Nondenominational ministry The Potter's House in Dallas, Texas. Movies Woman Thou Art Loosed, Sparkle, Jumping the Broom. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2005.

Joan of Arc

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Jeanne d'Arc
Also Known As:
St. Joan of Arc
Jehanne
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.

Jim Jones (Jonestown)

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Warren Jones
Also Known As:
Jim Jones
Rev. Jim Jones
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founded Jonestown, in Guyana, a commune, and a cult called Peoples Temple. Responsible for the mass suicide and murder of over nine hundred people. Committed suicide.

David Koresh

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Vernon Wayne Howell
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:

Leader of the Branch Davidians. Died in raid by FBI at Waco.

Dalai Lama

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lhamo Dhondup, at age 2 renamed Tenzin Gyatso

Brief Facts:

From Tibet. Liberty Medal 2015.

Meadowlark Lemon

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Meadow George Lemon III
Nickname(s):
Clown Prince of Basketball
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

More than 16,000 games with the basketball team The Harlem Globetrotters. Movie The Fish That Ate Pittsburgh. Later owner of a team and part owner of another. Later also a minister. Later owner of a team and part owner of another. Later also a minister. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2003. North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame 1975. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6922 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with team team: The Harlem Globetrotters for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Gavin MacLeod

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Allan George See
Birth Date:
Age today:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series McHale's Navy, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Love Boat in role of Captain Stubing. Movies Operation Petticoat, High Time, I Want to Live!. Host with wife on TV show Back on Course on Trinity Broadcasting Network.

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Mahesh Prasad Varma
Mahesh Srivastava
Also Known As:
Bal Brahmacharya Mahesh
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 24 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founded and invented transcendental meditation, also called TM.

Mase

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Mason Durrell Betha
Also Known As:
Ma$e
Murder Mase
Dr. Mason Betha
Ma$e Murda
Birth Date:
Age today:
40
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Retired from rap after religious conversion, then briefly returned to entertainment. Formerly with group Children of the Corn

MC Hammer

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Stanley Kirk Burrell
Also Known As:
Hammer
Birth Date:
Age today:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20

Brief Facts:

Song You Cain't Touch This

Bill McCartney

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Paul McCartney
Birth Date:
Age today:
77, 31 days before his 78th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach, team University of Colorado. College Football Hall of Fame 2013. Colorado Sports Hall of Fame 1999. Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award 1989. Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1995. Paul "Bear" Bryant Award 1989. Walter Camp Coach of the Year Award 1989.

Mersenne

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Marin Mersenne
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59, 7 days before his 60th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Famed for a conjecture about a series of prime numbers named for him. Also known for work on musical harmonics.

Donn Moomaw

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Donn Moomaw
Birth Date:
Age today:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center and linebacker. Teams UCLA, Toronto Argonauts, Ottawa Rough Riders. Became a Presbyterian minister. Involved in a sex scandal. Academic All-America Hall of Fame 1988. College Football Hall of Fame 1973. Federation of Christian Athletes Hall of Champions 2010. Orange County Sports Hall of Fame 1981. UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame 1984.

Mother Teresa of Calcutta

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu
Also Known As:
Mother Teresa
Saint Teresa of Calcutta
Saint Teresa
Nickname(s):
the saint of the gutters
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87, 10 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founded Missionaries of Charity. Beatified 2003. Named a saint by Pope Francis 4 September 2016. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1985. Congressional Gold Medal 1997. Nobel Peace Prize 1979.

Elijah Muhammad

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Elijah Poole

James Naismith

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Naismith
Also Known As:
Dr. James Naismith
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78, 22 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Hired as a chaplain (a Presbyterian minister), invented the game of basketball as "Basket Ball" at team University of Kansas. Created the original 13 rules in 1892. Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame 1995. Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 1961. Kansas Hall of Fame 2013. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1959. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006. Canadian Basketball Hall of Fame 1978. Canada's Sports Hall of Fame 1955. Ontario Sports Hall of Fame. Ottawa Sport Hall of Fame 1986. McGill University Sports Hall of Fame 1996. FIBA Hall of Fame 2007.

Grady Nutt

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Grady Lee Nutt
Also Known As:
Rev. Grady Nutt
Nickname(s):
The Prime Minister of Humor
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show Hee Haw. Baptist minister. Died in a plane crash at Vineland, Alabama, along with the pilot and co-pilot.

Johnny Otis

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ioannis Alexandres Veliotes
Also Known As:
John Veliotis
Johnny Otis Show
Nickname(s):
Godfather of Rhythm and Blues
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90, 20 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Greek ancestry. Book Listen to the Lambs. Songs Willie and the Hand Jive, Harlem Nocturne, Every Beat of My Heart, Double Crossing Blues. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1994. Blues Hall of Fame 2000. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2017.

Bettie Page

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Betty Mae Page
Also Known As:
Betty Page
Nickname(s):
Miss Pinup Girl of the World
The Queen of Curves
The Dark Angel
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pin-up model. Playboy Playmate of the month, January 1955. Missionary. Worked for Billy Graham. Burlesque Hall of Fame.

Pope Benedict XVI

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger
Also Known As:
Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger
Birth Date:
Age today:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Served in German military in WW II - deserted near the end of the war. Ordained 1951. Professor for a time. Dean of College of Cardinals. Elected Pope April 19, 2005. Retired as of February 28, 2013 and took title "pope emeritus."

Pope Francis

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jorge Mario Bergoglio
Also Known As:
Franciscus
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Ordained a priest in 1969. Served as head of the Society of Jesus in Argentina from 1973 to 1979. In 1998 became the Archbishop of Buenos Aires. In 2001 made a cardinal. Elected pope March 13, 2013.

Pope John Paul II

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Karol Józef Wojtyła
Karol Jozef Wojtyla
Also Known As:
Giovanni Paolo II
John Paul II
John Paul the Great
Nickname(s):
Lolek
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pope travelled widely, over 100 countries. Credited with helping to bring down Communism. Acted in plays as a student. Published poetry. The first Polish Pope. Last name pronounced Voy-Tee-Wah. Beatified on 1 May 2011. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2004. Congressional Gold Medal 2000. Los Angeles Memorial Coloseum Court of Honors 1987.

Eleanor Powell

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Eleanor Torrey Powell
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than Glenn Ford by 3 years.
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Tap dancer. Movies Broadway Melody of 1936, Broadway Melody of 1938, Broadway Melody of 1940 Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1541 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 15 February 1984.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Della Reese

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

Brief Facts:

TV shows Della, Touched by an Angel. Movies Harlem Nights, A Thin Line Between Love and Hate, Expecting Mary, Dear Secret Santa. Song Don't You Know?. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2004. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2017. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 12 July 1994.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Oral Roberts

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

Brief Facts:

Televangelist and founder of a university in Oklahoma bearing his name. Oklahoma Hall of Fame 1972.

Pat Robertson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Marion Gordon Robertson
Birth Date:
Age today:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

A televangelist and founder of the organization Christian Coalition. Former Southern Baptist minister. Founder of the Christian Broadcasting Network. Host of TV show The 700 Club. Candidate for president as a Republican in 1988.

Homer Rodeheaver

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Homer Alvan Rodeheaver
Nickname(s):
Rody
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Southern gospel music publisher. Songs In the Garden, The Old Rugged Cross. Published over 80 songbooks. Gennett Records Walk of Fame 2008. GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame 1973.

Robert Schuller

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Harold Schuller
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:

Founder of the Crystal Cathedral and a drive-in church. TV program Hour of Power

Al Sharpton

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Charles Sharpton Jr.
Also Known As:
Rev. Al Sharpton
Nickname(s):
Rev
Rev Al
Birth Date:
Age today:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Radio show Keepin' It Real. Candidate for president in 2004 in the Democratic Party. Host commentator and analyst for channel MSNBC TV show PoliticsNation. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2009. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2011.

Freddie Stone

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Jerome Stewart
Also Known As:
Pastor Frederick Stewart
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Rose Stone by 2 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Sly Stone by 4 years.
older brother of
Older than Vet Stone by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Guitar and vocals and co-founder, group Sly &TheFamily Stone. Became a pastor.

Billy Sunday

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Ashley Sunday

Brief Facts:

Team Chicago White Stockings outfielder. Evangelist after leaving baseball.

Jimmy Swaggart

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jimmy Lee Swaggart
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

TV show Jimmy Swaggart Telecast. At the age of nine, he began to preach on street corners. Twice involved in scandals. Delta Music Museum Hall of Fame 2002.

Tim Tebow

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Timothy Richard Tebow
Birth Date:
Age today:
30, 23 days before his 31st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 2007, team University of Florida, as quarterback. Pro teams New York Jets, Denver Broncos. College football analyst for channel SEC. Known for kneeling on one knee in prayer on the field, called "tebowing." Born in the Phillipines where his parents were missionaries. Book (autobiography) Through My Eyes. Maxwell Award 2007. Maxwell Award 2008. Manning Award 2008. Davey O'Brien Award 2007. Kellen Moore Award 2007. Chic Harley Award 2007. William V. Campbell Trophy 2009. Florida-Georgia Hall of Fame. James E. Sullivan Award 2007.

Anthony Thompson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Q. Thompson
Birth Date:
Age today:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back, teams Indiana University, Phoenix Cardinals, Los Angeles Rams. Chic Harley Award 1989. College Football Hall of Fame 2007. Maxwell Award 1989. Walter Camp Award 1989. Indiana Football Hall of Fame. IU Athletics Hall of Fame 2003.

Desmond Tutu

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Desmond Mpilo Tutu
Also Known As:
Bishop Desmond Tutu
Birth Date:
Age today:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Anglican bishop. Active in many causes. Nobel Peace Prize 1984. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2009. French Legion of Honor. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2006.

Vanity

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Denise Katrina Matthews
Also Known As:
Denise Smith
Reverend Denise Matthews
D.D. Winters
Denise Sonic
Denise Matthews-Smith
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Formerly sang with Prince. Grop Vanity 6. Became an evangelist. Movies Klondike Fever, Neon City. TV shows Mike Hammer, Silk Stalkings

Vivaldi

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Antonio Vivaldi
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Barouque composer and priest, known especially for his composition "The Four Seasons."

J.C. Watts

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Julius Caesar Watts Jr.
Also Known As:
J. C. Watts
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams University of Oklahoma, Ottawa Rough Riders, Toronto Argonauts. Ordained as a Baptist minister in 1993. U.S. House of Representatives from Oklahoma 4th district 1995 - 2003. Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame 2014. Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1991. Ottawa Sport Hall of Fame 2004. Federation of Christian Athletes Hall of Champions 1997. National High School Hall of Fame 2002.

Aeneas Williams

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Aeneas Demetrius Williams
Birth Date:
Age today:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cornerback, free safety. Teams Phoenix Cardinals, Arizona Cardinals, St. Louis Rams. Became a pastor. Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame 2010. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2014. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 2013. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 2008. St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2014. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2016. Arizona Cardinals Ring of Honor 2008. Southwestern Athletic Conference Hall of Fame 2014.

Malcolm X

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Malcolm Little
Also Known As:
El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz
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.
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