People Who Died in the Year 2007 (126 found):

Nikki Bacharach
suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Lea Nikki Bacharach
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
40
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Studied geology. Troubled by Asperger's form of autism. Suicide by suffocation using a plastic bag and helium.

Sneaky Pete Kleinow
musician, painter, Founder

Real/Birth Name:
Peter E. Kleinow
Also Known As:
Sneaky Pete
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Co-founded group The Flying Burrito Brothers. Group The Byrds. Played with Frank Zappa, and others.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1991 as a group member of The Byrds.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2006 as a group member of The Byrds.

Philip Agee
traitor, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Philip Burnett Franklin Agee
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Former CIA employee. Book Inside the Company: CIA Diary outed CIA agents in Latin America. Fled to London, then to Cuba. Died at Havana.

Yvonne De Carlo
actor, dancer, western, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Margaret Yvonne Middleton
Also Known As:
Yvonne DeCarlo
Peggy Yvonne Middleton
Nickname(s):
Peggy
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Role of Lily Munster on TV show The Munsters. Movies Salome, Where She Danced, Calamity Jane and Sam Bass, Black Bart, The Ten Commandments. Broadway play Follies by Stephen Sondheim

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6124 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6715 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Johnny Grant
famous, producer, actor

Real/Birth Name:
John Grant Jr.
Also Known As:
John Grant
Nickname(s):
Honorary Mayor of Hollywood
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Officiated over the unveilings of stars. Producer/chairman of the Hollywood Christmas Parade. Entertainer of troops for USO.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6915 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry, ceremony date: 9 May 1980

Benny Parsons
auto racing, sports analyst, actor, NASCAR

Real/Birth Name:
Benjamin Stewart Parsons
Nickname(s):
BP
The Professor
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

NASCAR driver. Movie Stroker Ace

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Pookie Hudson
singer, composer, R&B

Real/Birth Name:
Thornton James Hudson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Goodnight, Sweetheart, Goodnight composer and vocalist. Member of doo wop and R&B group The Spaniels

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Denny Doherty
singer, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Dennis Gerrard Stephen Doherty
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of group The Mamas & The Papas. Songs California Dreamin', Monday, Monday, Dedicated to the One I Love

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

U;Nee
singer, dancer, actor, rapper, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Lee Hye-Ryeon
이혜련
Also Known As:
Heo Yun
허윤
유니
Hur Youn
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
25
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Began as a dance-pop performer. Changed name to Heo Yun. Album Call Call Call. Suicide at her home, found by her grandmother, hanging from a door frame.

Ken Kavanaugh
football, coach, aviator

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

Brief Facts:

End. Teams Louisiana State University, Chicago Bears. Ends coach, several teams, then a scout.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Marcheline Bertrand
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Marcia Lynne Bertrand
Nickname(s):
Marcheline
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
mother of
ex-wife of
Younger than Jon Voight by 11 years.
grandmother of
grandmother of
grandmother of
grandmother of
grandmother of
grandmother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movie The Man Who Loved Women

Tige Andrews
actor, painter, singer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Tiger Andrews
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Mod Squad. Movies Raid on Entebbe, Mister Roberts. Broadway play Mister Roberts

Sidney Sheldon
writer, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Sidney Schechtel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89, 12 days before his 90th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Created TV show I Dream of Jeannie. Novels The Other Side of Midnight, Rage of Angels, If Tomorrow Comes, Windmills of the Gods. Movie The Bachelor and the Bobbysoxer

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6739 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry, ceremony date: 9 June 1988
Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive, ceremony date: 25 February 1994

Barbara McNair
actor, singer, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Barbara Joan McNair
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72, 28 days before her 73rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Change of Habit, They Call Me Mister Tibbs!, The Organization

Frankie Laine
singer, actor, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Francesco Paolo LoVecchio
Also Known As:
Frank Lovecchio
Nickname(s):
Mr. Rhythm
Old Leather Lungs
Mr. Steel Tonsils
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Nan Grey, until her earlier death.
Older than Nan Grey by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Songs Mule Train, That Lucky Old Sun, I Believe, Hey, Good Looking, Rawhide - the theme song.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6385 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1645 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry
Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 101 S. Palm Canyon Drive, ceremony date: 16 January 2010

Lew Burdette
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Selva Lewis Burdette Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams New York Yankees, Boston / Milwaukee Braves, St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Phillies, California Angels

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Willye White
track

Real/Birth Name:
Willye Brown White
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First American track and field athlete to compete in five Olympics.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Anna Nicole Smith
model, actor, tv

Real/Birth Name:
Vicki Lynn Hogan
Also Known As:
Vickie Lynn Marshall
Nickname(s):
Nikki
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
39
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22

Brief Facts:

Died after collapsing suddenly at a hotel in Hollywood, Florida. Her own TV show, The Anna Nicole Show. Playboy model of the Year 1993. Married a rich old man, J. Howard Marshall II. Controversy over his inheritance reached the US Supreme Court. Spokesperson for TrimSpa and Guess Jeans. Movies The Hudsucker Proxy, Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult

Ray Evans
lyricist

Real/Birth Name:
Raymond Bernard Evans
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92, 11 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lyrics for songs Mona Lisa, Buttons and Bows, Silver Bells, Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be). Duo Livingston & Evans

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

A star at 7083 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 12 January 1995 as a group member of Livingston & Evans.

Mike Awesome
wrestling, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Lee Alfonso
Also Known As:
The Gladiator
Nickname(s):
The Fat Chick Thrilla
That '70s Guy
Canadian Career Killer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42, 24 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro wrestler. Friends found him hanging inside his Tampa home.

Janet Blair
actor, singer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Martha Jane Lafferty
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Lou Busch by 10 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie My Sister Eileen. Theater musical South Pacific. Broadway play A Girl Can Tell

Herman Brix
actor, track, football

Real/Birth Name:
Harold Herman Brix
Also Known As:
Bruce Bennett
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
100
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lived to age 100. Silver medal in 1928 Olympics shotput event. Role of Tarzan in movie The New Adventures of Tarzan under real name Herman Brix, and movie The Treasure of the Sierra Madre using name Bruce Bennett. Football tackle on team University of Washington

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Thomas Eagleton
lawyer, politician, Senator

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Francis Eagleton
Also Known As:
Thomas F. Eagleton
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Democrat. Attorney General and lieutenant governor for Missouri. Senator from Missouri December 27, 1968 - January 5, 1987. Briefly a candidate for vice-president in 1972.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6633 Delmar Boulevard

Ernest Gallo
winery, Founder

Real/Birth Name:
Ernest Gallo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
97, 12 days before his 98th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Julio Gallo by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Co-founder of the E & J Gallo Winery with his brother Julio Gallo

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Brad Delp
musician, singer, composer, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Bradey Edward Delp
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lead vocalist, bands Boston, RTZ. Suicide by carbon monoxide poisoning at his home, through a dryer vent tube to his car exhaust plus two charcoal grills.

Betty Hutton
actor, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Elizabeth June Thornburg
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86, 12 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Red, Hot and Blue, The Greatest Show on Earth, Annie Get YourGun

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6259 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Ernie Ladd
football

Real/Birth Name:
Ernest Ladd
Nickname(s):
Big Cat
the Big Cat
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 9 inches (205.74 cm)

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle and pro wrestler. Teams Grambling State University, San Diego Chargers, Houston Oilers, Kansas City Chiefs

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bowie Kuhn
baseball, lawyer, commissioner

Real/Birth Name:
Bowie Kent Kuhn
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Commissioner of Major League Baseball from February 4, 1969 to September 30, 1984.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Freddie Francis
director, photographer

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick William Francis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cinamatographer. Movies Glory, Sons and Lovers, The Elephant Man, The French Lieutenant's Woman, Dune

Sven Olav Bjarte Høiby
news

Real/Birth Name:
Sven Olav Bjarte Høiby
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Journalist.

Johnny Ca$h
rapper, murdered

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

Eddie Robinson
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Gay Robinson
Also Known As:
Edward Gay Robinson Sr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

57 years from 1941 to 1997 as head coach, team Grambling State University

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bob Clark
director, accident, producer, writer, actor, vehicle crash

Real/Birth Name:
Benjamin Clark
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Porky's, A Christmas Story. Died in a car accident.

Mark St. John
musician

Real/Birth Name:
Mark Leslie Norton
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist for band KISS for a time.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Guitar Center RockWalk 1993 as a group member of KISS.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2014 as a group member of KISS.
A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of KISS.

Barry Nelson
actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Haakon Nielson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86, 9 days before his 87th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Shining, Airport, Pete 'n' Tillie. TV show (one hour) Casino Royale in 1954 role of James Bond aka Card Sharp Jimmy Bond. Broadway plays Cactus Flower, Act

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6259 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Johnny Hart
cartoonist

Real/Birth Name:
John Lewis Hart
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19

Brief Facts:

Creator of the comic strip B.C. and co-creator of the cartoon strip Wizard of Id

Kurt Vonnegut
writer, activist, educator, accident

Real/Birth Name:
Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Books Cat's Cradle, Slaughterhouse-Five, Breakfast of Champions. Was a prisoner of war in Word War II in Dresden, Germany. Died of a head injury after a fall down stairs at home.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Don Ho
singer, actor, bandleader, tv

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Tai Loy Ho
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Hawaiian entertainer, famed for songs Tiny Bubbles, The Hawaiian Wedding Song. Host of TV show The Don Ho Show

Glenn Sutton
musician, composer, producer, country

Real/Birth Name:
Royce Glenn Sutton
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Lynn Anderson by 9 years.

Brief Facts:

Songs Almost Persuaded, Redneck Disco

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Kitty Carlisle
actor, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Catherine Conn
Also Known As:
Kitty Carlisle Hart
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Moss Hart, until his earlier death.
Younger than Moss Hart by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies A Night at the Opera, Murder at the Vanities, Radio Days. Opera Die Fledermaus. TV show To Tell the Truth. Awarded the National Medal of Arts in 1991. In many Brroadway productions.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6611 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Boris Yeltsin
politician

Real/Birth Name:
Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First President of the Russian Federation.

Bobby Pickett
actor, writer, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Robert George Pickett
Also Known As:
Bob Pickett
Bobby "Boris" Pickett
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Co-composed song Monster Mash. Movie Lobster Man fromMars

Jack Valenti
business, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Jack Joseph Valenti
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie business lobbyist, invented the MPAA rating system used in the US.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry, ceremony date: 1 November 1988

Dabbs Greer
actor, western, educator

Real/Birth Name:
Robert William Greer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90, 26 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Gunsmoke, Little House on the Prairie and many small character roles. He never married and had no survivors.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Tommy Newsom
musician, bandleader, Tony Award, conductor, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Penn Newsom
Nickname(s):
Mr. Excitement
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Album Live from Beautiful Downtown Burbank. Saxophonist and backup bandleader for Johnny Carson. Music arranger. Won two Tony Awards as a musical director.

Gordon Scott
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Gordon M. Werschkul
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Vera Miles by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie Tarzan's Hidden Jungle

Tom Poston
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Poston
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Suzanne Pleshette, until he died.
Older than Suzanne Pleshette by 15 years.

Brief Facts:

TV series To Tell the Truth, Mork & Mindy, The Bob Newhart Show. Movies Rabbit Test, Christmas with the Kranks

Alex Agase
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Alexander Arrasi Agase
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guard, linebacker. Teams University of Illinois, Los Angeles Dons, Chicago Rockets, Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Colts. Coach, teams Northwestern University, Purdue University

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Wally Schirra
space, aviator

Real/Birth Name:
Walter Marty Schirra Jr.
Nickname(s):
Wally
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Test pilot and astronaut.

Space Missions:

Apollo 7 (1968)
First manned Earth orbital demonstration of Block II CSM, launched on Saturn IB. First live television publicly broadcast from a manned mission.
Gemini 6 (1965)
First space rendezvous accomplished with Gemini 7, station-keeping for over five hours at distances from 1 to 300 ft.
Mercury-Atlas 8 (1962)
Call sign: Sigma 7. 6 orbits. The flight closest to plan. Carried out maneuvering tests. Recovered by carrier USS Kearsarge.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Isabella Blow
style, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Isabella Delves Broughton
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Magazine Tattler fashion editor, muse to fashion designer Alexander McQueen. Multiple attempts at suicide. Died of suicide, drank Paraquat weedkiller.

James McNulty
doctor

Real/Birth Name:
James Vincent McNulty
Also Known As:
Dr. James McNulty
Gender:
Male
Death Date:
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Obstetrics and gynecology. Husband of Ann Blyth for 54 years. Brother Dennis Day pre-deceased him. Age 89 at death.

Jerry Falwell
religion, educator, writer, Founder

Real/Birth Name:
Jerry Lamon Falwell Sr.
Also Known As:
Jerry Lamon Falwell
Gender:
Male
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.

Ed Yost
inventor, aviator

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Edward Yost
Also Known As:
Paul Yost
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87, 34 days before his 88th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Invented the modern hot-air balloon, using a propane heater.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bill France Jr.
auto racing, NASCAR

Real/Birth Name:
William Clifton France
Nickname(s):
Little Bill
Bill Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Head of NASCAR 1972 - 2000.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Don Herbert
kids, tv, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Herbert Kemske
Also Known As:
Mr. Wizard
Donald Jeffrey Herbert
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89, 28 days before his 90th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV shows Watch Mr. Wizard, Mr. Wizard's World

Robin Olds
military, football, aviator

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

Relationships:

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

Brief Facts:

Tackle, offense anddefense. Team US Military Academy. Fought both World War II and Vietnam as a fighter pilot. Triple Ace. Final rank Brigadier General.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Antonio Aguilar
singer, actor, producer, writer

Real/Birth Name:
José Pascual Antonio Aguilar Barraza
Nickname(s):
El Charro de México
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88, 33 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Made over 150 albums, which sold 25 million copies, and made 167 movies.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 7 September 2000

Jim Shoulders
rodeo, business

Real/Birth Name:
James A. Shoulders
Nickname(s):
Babe Ruth of rodeo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro rodeo performer. Bull rider. Rancher.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Woman
manager, murdered

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.

Chris Benoit
wrestling

Real/Birth Name:
Christopher Michael Benoit
Also Known As:
Pegasus Kid
Wild Pegasus
Nickname(s):
Crippler
Canadian Crippler
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
40, 35 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Woman, until her earlier death.
Younger than Woman by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Canadian professional wrestler. Last name pronounced "Ben-WAH." Investigators say he strangled his wife and smothered their 7 year old son Daniel then committed suicide by hanging hours or days later at their home.

Liz Claiborne
style, business, Founder

Real/Birth Name:
Elisabeth Claiborne
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fashion designer and founder of women's apparel company Liz Claiborne.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Beverly Sills
singer, opera

Real/Birth Name:
Belle Miriam Silverman
Nickname(s):
Bubbles
America's Queen of Opera
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coloratura soprano. Chair of Lincoln Center and Metopolitan Opera.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1750 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 5 October 1977

Boots Randolph
musician

Real/Birth Name:
Homer Louis Randolph III
Also Known As:
Randy Randolph
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80, 30 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Saxophonist. Best known for solo on song Yakety Sax

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Charles Lane
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Gerstle Levison
Also Known As:
Charlie Lane
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
102
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies It's a Wonderful Life, Mighty Joe Young (1949). TV shows Petticoat Junction, I Love Lucy. Survivor of the San Francisco earthquake, lived 102 years. Many uncredited roles or roles as a character actor.

Lady Bird Johnson
First Lady

Real/Birth Name:
Claudia Alta Taylor
Nickname(s):
Lady Bird
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
mother of
wife of
Lyndon Johnson, until his earlier death.
Younger than Lyndon Johnson by 4 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Got her nickname as a child.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Kelly Johnson
musician, metal, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Bernadette Jean Johnson
Nickname(s):
Kelly
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
49, 25 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist. Heavy metal all-female group Girlschool. Died of cancer.

Tammy Faye Bakker
religion, accused, Founder

Real/Birth Name:
Tamara Faye LaValley
Also Known As:
Tammy Bakker
Tammy Faye Bakker Messner
Tammy Faye Messner
Tammy Faye
Tammy Faye LaValley
Gender:
Female
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

Bill Walsh
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
William Ernest Walsh
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach teams Stanford University, San Francisco 49ers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ingmar Bergman
director, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Ernst Ingmar Bergman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89, 16 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Films The Seventh Seal, Smiles of a Summer Night, Wild Strawberries. Also stage productions in Sweden.

Frank McCourt
writer, educator, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Francis McCourt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76, 19 days before his 77th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Books Angela's Ashes, Teacher Man. Pulitzer Prize 1997. Movie Angela's Ashes

Tommy Makem
singer, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas James Makem
Nickname(s):
The Bard of Armagh
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Irish folk singer, moved to the US in 1955. Song Four Green Fields. Group The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem. Played the long necked 5 string banjo and tin whistle and border pipes.

Lee Hazlewood
singer, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Barton Lee Hazlewood
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78, 26 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Duets with Nancy Sinatra

Merv Griffin
singer, business, tv, actor, producer, director, writer, composer, bandleader, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Mervyn Edward Griffin Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song I've Got a Lovely Bunch of Coconuts. Created TV game shows Jeopardy!, Wheel of Fortune. Composed a theme for Jeopardy. Host of his TV talk show The Merv Griffin Show

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1541 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry
Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 265 S. Palm Canyon Drive, ceremony date: 15 October 1998

Crush
wrestling

Real/Birth Name:
Brian Adams
Also Known As:
Brian "Crush" Adams
Nickname(s):
The American Ninja
Kona Crush
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
43
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of WWF World Tag Team Championship team Demolition.

Phil Rizzuto
baseball, sports analyst

Real/Birth Name:
Philip Francis Rizzuto
Nickname(s):
The Scooter
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shortstop, team New York Yankees for 13 years.

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Dr. Toad
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Todd Williams
Also Known As:
Todd Williams
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

half-brother of
Older than Robin Williams by 13 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie Mrs. Doubtfire

Max Roach
jazz, musician, educator

Real/Birth Name:
Maxwell Lemuel Roach
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Jazz drummer, known for defining the style of drumming in jazz. Awarded a MacArthur Fellowship.

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Leona Helmsley
business, criminal

Real/Birth Name:
Leona Mindy Rosenthal
Nickname(s):
The Queen of Mean
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Hotelier in New York, also owned the Empire State Building, convicted of tax evasion and other charges, Served 18 months in prison. Net worth several billion dollars. Quoted as saying, "We don't pay taxes. Only the little people pay taxes."

Ann Hovey
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Ann Jacques Hovey
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95, 4 days before her 96th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1934), chorus girl and minor film actress of the 1930s, primarily in B-movies, like 42nd Street (1933)

Edward Kennedy
Senator, accused

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Moore Kennedy
Also Known As:
Senator Edward M. Kennedy
Nickname(s):
Ted
Teddy
the Lion of the Senate
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

great uncle of
uncle of
uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Eunice Kennedy Shriver by 10 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Jean Kennedy Smith by 4 years.
younger brother of
Younger than John Kennedy by 14 years.
uncle of
great uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Joseph Kennedy Jr. by 16 years.
son of
uncle of
great uncle of
great uncle of
uncle of
great uncle of
uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Patricia Kennedy Lawford by 7 years.
great uncle of
uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Robert Kennedy by 6 years.
son of
great uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Rosemary Kennedy by 13 years.
husband of
Victoria Kennedy, until he died.
Older than Victoria Kennedy by 22 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Involved in death of Mary Jo Kopechne when a car he was driving went off a bridge in 1969 at Chappaquiddick Island. Known as a leader in the Democratic party, strong believer in civil rights, education, and health insurance. Senator from Massachusetts beginning November 1962 until his death.

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Richard Jewell
hero, accused, adopted

Real/Birth Name:
Richard White
Also Known As:
Richard Allensworth Jewell
Gender:
Male
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:

Adopted by stepfather. Security guard, falsely accused of a bombing. Subject of movie Richard Jewell

Steve Fossett
aviator, swimming, business, explorer, accident, air crash

Real/Birth Name:
James Stephen Fossett
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Millionaire adventurer. Swam the English Channel. First nonstop balloon flight around the world. First nonstop solo airplane flight around the world without refueling, March 3, 2005. Died in a plane crash, not found for over a year.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Madeleine L'Engle
writer, poet, kids

Real/Birth Name:
Madeleine L'Engle Camp
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Best known for science fiction/fantasy for children and adults. Book A Wrinkle in Time

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hughie Thomasson
musician, composer, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Hugh Edward Thomasson Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55, 27 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bassist. Member of bands Outlaws, Lynyrd Skynyrd. Songs Hurry Sundown, There Goes Another Love Song, Green Grass and High Tides for Outlaws.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Georgia Music Hall of Fame 2007 as a group member of Lynyrd Skynyrd.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2006 as a group member of Lynyrd Skynyrd.

Jane Wyman
soap, actor, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Sarah Jane Mayfield
Also Known As:
Sarah Jane Fulks
Jane Durell
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
by adoption mother of
ex-wife of
Younger than Ronald Reagan by 2 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Night and Day, Johnny Belinda, So Big, Magnificent Obsession, The Yearling. TV series Falcon Crest. Birth date may have been January 5, 1917.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6607 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1620 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Brett Somers
actor, comedy

Real/Birth Name:
Audrey Johnston
Also Known As:
Dawn Johnston
Brett Somers-Klugman
Brett Sommers
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

separated wife of
Jack Klugman, until she died.
Younger than Jack Klugman by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

TV series The Odd Couple. As herself, a panelist on TV show The Match Game

Buster Ramsey
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Garard Sliger Ramsey
Also Known As:
Garard S. Ramsey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guard, linebacker. Teams College of William & Mary, Chicago Cardinals. Coach, teams Chicago Cardinals, Detroit Lions, Buffalo Bills, Pittsburgh Steelers. Credited with devising the 4-3 defense.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Alice Ghostley
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Alice Margaret Ghostley
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies To Kill a Mockingbird, The Graduate, Grease. TV series Designing Women, Bewitched, Mayberry R.F.D.

Marcel Marceau
actor, military

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

Brief Facts:

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

Wally Parks
auto racing, Founder

Real/Birth Name:
Wallace Gordon Parks Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founder, president, and chairman of the National Hot Rod Association.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Lois Maxwell
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Lois Hooker
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Canadian. In role of Miss Moneypenny in the first 14 Bond movies, also Bedtime for Bonzo, Lolita

Al Oerter
track

Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Oerter Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71, 12 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Discus throw athlete, Won Olympic Gold at four consecutive games in 1956, 1960, 1964 and 1968.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bud Ekins
stunts, actor, motorcycle

Real/Birth Name:
James Sherwin Ekins
Nickname(s):
Bud
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Specialized in motorcycle and car stunts. Movies The Blues Brothers, Animal House, Angel Unchained, The Great Escape. Famous motorcycle ride in that movie.

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Sigrid Valdis
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Patricia Annette Olson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72, 23 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Bob Crane, until his earlier death.
Younger than Bob Crane by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Roles in TV dramas, especially TV show Hogan's Heroes. Movie Our Man Flint

Deborah Kerr
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Deborah Jane Kerr-Trimmer
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86, 16 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Last name pronounced "Carr." Movies From Here to Eternity, Quo Vadis, Separate Tables, The Sundowners. Movie musical The King and I. Appointed CBE in 1998.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1709 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry

Joey Bishop
actor, comedy

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Abraham Gottlieb
Also Known As:
El Dumpo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Ocean's Eleven (1960), The Naked and the Dead, Valley of the Dolls, The Delta Force, Betsy's Wedding. TV series The Joey Bishop Show. Member the Rat Pack

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Teresa Brewer
singer, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Theresa Breuer
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Till I Waltz Again with You, Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall, Music! Music! Music!. Movie Those Redheads from Seattle

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1708 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry

Max McGee
football, business, radio, activist, accident, Founder

Real/Birth Name:
William Max McGee
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Caught the first touchdown pass in the first Super Bowl. Football team Green Bay Packers as a wide receiver. Founded the Max McGee National Research Center for Juvenile Diabetes. Helped found Chi-Chi's Restaurant chain. Fell while clearing leaves from the roof of his home and died.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Porter Wagoner
singer, country, musician, tv, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Porter Wayne Wagoner
Nickname(s):
Mr. Grand Ole Opry
The Thin Man From West Plains
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist. Known for wearing rhinestone suits. Movie Honkytonk Man. TV show The Porter Wagoner Show. Often sang duets with Dolly Parton. Songs Satisfied Mind, Misery Loves Company, I've Enjoyed as Much of This as I Can Stand, Sorrow on the Rocks, Green, Green Grass of Home, Skid Row Joe, The Cold Hard Facts of Life, The Carroll County Accident

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Robert Goulet
singer, actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Gerard Goulet
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73, 27 days before his 74th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Carol Lawrence by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Once teased reporters that his real name was Stanley Applebaum - it is not! Broadway musical Camelot. Song If Ever I Would Leave You. Movies Atlantic City, Mr. Wrong, The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6368 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

Paul Tibbets
military, aviator

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

Brief Facts:

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

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The Fabulous Moolah
wrestling

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Lillian Ellison
Also Known As:
Slave Girl Moolah
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Female professional wrestler, held a record longer than any other in a professional sport.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hank Thompson
country, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Henry William Thompson
Gender:
Male
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:

Honky tonk Western swing.

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Laraine Day
actor, writer

Real/Birth Name:
La Raine Johnson
Also Known As:
Laraine Hays
Laraine Johnson
Nickname(s):
The First Lady of Baseball
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87, 28 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Leo Durocher by 15 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Calling Dr. Kildare, Foreign Correspondent, The High and the Mighty

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6676 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Norman Mailer
writer, director, activist, politician

Real/Birth Name:
Norman Kingsley Mailer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Twice won the Pulitzer Prize. Books The Naked and the Dead, The Executioner's Song, The Castle in the Forest

Ira Levin
writer, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Ira Marvin Levin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Books, made into movies Rosemary's Baby, The Stepford Wives, A Kiss Before Dying, The Boys from Brazil. Plays No Time for Sergeants, Deathtrap

Georgiana Young
actor, model

Real/Birth Name:
Georgiana Paula Belzer
Also Known As:
Georgiana Young de Montalbán
Anne Royal
Nickname(s):
Georgie
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

aunt of
half-sister of
Younger than Loretta Young by 10 years.
half-sister of
Younger than Polly Ann Young by 14 years.
wife of
Ricardo Montalban, until she died.
Younger than Ricardo Montalban by 2 years.
half-sister of
Younger than Sally Blane by 13 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie The Story of Alexander Graham Bell, No, No, Nanette. Married 63 years to Montalban.

The Saint
rapper, killed by police

Real/Birth Name:
Freddie Latrice Wilson
Nickname(s):
Latee
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
34 or 35

Brief Facts:

Chicago West Side rapper shot 18 times and killed by Chicago police. Age 34. Chicago paid a large settlement.

MC Basik
rapper

Real/Birth Name:
Nathan Bridger
Gender:
Male
Death Date:
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Died of injuries in a house fire in Sydney, Australia.

Dick Wilson
actor, model

Real/Birth Name:
Riccardo DiGuglielmo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

On Charmin commercials in role as Mr. Whipple. TV show Bewitched

Jim Ringo
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
James Stephen Ringo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75, 2 days before his 76th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center. Teams Syracuse University, Green Bay Packers, Philadelphia Eagles. Coach, team Buffalo Bills. Also a pro bowler.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Kevin DuBrow
singer, metal, overdose, accident, dj

Real/Birth Name:
Kevin Mark DuBrow
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
52, 27 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Radio DJ. The lead vocalist of the heavy metal band Quiet Riot from 1975 until his death in 2007 of a cocaine overdose. Song Cum on Feel the Noize with memorable lyrics "wild, wild, wild."

Bill Willis
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
William Karnet Willis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle. Teams Ohio State University, Cleveland Browns. Coach team Kentucky State University

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Sean Taylor
football, murdered

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Evel Knievel
stunts, motorcycle

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Craig Knievel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Last name pronounced K'-nee-vel. Motorcycle daredevil, known for long jumps over vehicles and a chasm of the Grand Canyon. Suffered many broken bones in his career.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Art Arfons
auto racing

Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Eugene Arfons
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Held world land speed records with his "Green Monster" series of turbine-powered cars.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Pimp C
rapper, criminal, accident

Real/Birth Name:
Chad L. Butler
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
33, 25 days before his 34th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group UGK (Underground Kingz) from Port Arthur, Texas. Convicted of aggravated assault with a weapon, sentenced to 8 years, served nearly 4 years. Album The Sweet James Jones Stories. Found dead in a hotel room in Los Angeles. Death was accidental; he used too much prescription cough and congestion medicine, and had sleep apnea.

Donald Burton
actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Graham Burton
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Carroll Baker, until he died.
Younger than Carroll Baker by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Broadway play The Merchant of Venice. Film Hudson Hawk. TV series Warship, Upstairs, Downstairs

Ashleigh Aston Moore
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Ashley Rogers
Nickname(s):
Doodlebug
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
26
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Now and Then. TV series The Odyssey. Died of pneumonia in Canada.

Freddie Fields
producer, business, Founder

Real/Birth Name:
Fred Feldman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Polly Bergen by 7 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Shep Fields by 12 years.

Brief Facts:

Co-founder of a large business as a talent agent. President of worldwide production for MGM/United Artists Entertainment. Produced movies Lipstick, Looking for Mr. Goodbar, American Gigolo, Crimes of the Heart, Glory

Ike Turner
musician, bandleader, producer, composer, overdose

Real/Birth Name:
Ike Wister Turner
Also Known As:
Izear Luster Turner Jr.
Nickname(s):
Father of Rock 'n' Roll
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Tina Turner by 8 years.

Brief Facts:

Group Ike & Tina Turner. Songs It's Gonna Work Out Fine, River Deep - Mountain High, I Want to Take You Higher, Proud Mary, Nutbush City Limits. Death ruled a drug overdose on cocaine.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1991 as a group member of Ike & Tina Turner.
St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6659 Delmar Boulevard

Big Moe
rapper

Real/Birth Name:
Kenneth Moore
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
33
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22

Brief Facts:

Died of a heart attack in Houston, Texas. Member of Screwed Up Click. Album Moe Life. Songs Barre Baby, Purple Stuff about codeine-laced cough syrup.

Dan Fogelberg
singer, musician, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Daniel Grayling Fogelberg
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Albums Home Free, Phoenix, The Innocent Age. Songs Believe in Me, Longer, Hard to Say, Leader of the Band

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Joe Ames
singer

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Urick
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Ed Ames by 6 years.
older brother of
Older than Gene Ames by 1 year.
older brother of
Older than Vic Ames by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Group The Ames Brothers. Songs Rag Mop, The Naughty Lady of Shady Lane, Melodie d'Amour

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of The Ames Brothers.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1998 as a group member of The Ames Brothers.

Michael Kidd
dancer, choreographer, director, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Milton Greenwald
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Broadway musicals Guys and Dolls, Li'l Abner

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Oscar Peterson
musician, jazz

Real/Birth Name:
Oscar Emmanuel Peterson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Canadian jazz pianist.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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