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Florence Chadwick

Real/Birth Name:
Florence May Chadwick
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Open water and long distance swimming. The first woman to swim the English Channel in both directions, setting a time record each time. Also the first woman to swim the Catalina Channel, the Straits of Gibraltar, the Bosporus (one way), and the Dardanelles (round trip). Breitbard Hall of Fame 1962. International Swimming Hall of Fame 1970. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1996.

Fred Wilt

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Loren Wilt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Long distance runner. FBI agent. Competed in the 10,000 meter run at the 1948 and 1952 Olympics. Book Run Run Run. Coach for men's and women's team at Purdue Univerity. IU Athletics Hall of Fame 1986. James E. Sullivan Award 1950. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1981. Purdue Intercollegiate Athletic Hall of Fame 2001. RRCA American Long Distance Running Hall of Fame 1974.

Frank Lewis

Real/Birth Name:
Frank Douglas Lewis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver. Teams Grambling State University, Pittsburgh Steelers, Buffalo Bills. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2019. Grambling Legends Hall of Fame 1971. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 2006. Southwestern Athletic Conference Hall of Fame 2008.

Ralph Garr

Real/Birth Name:
Ralph Allen Garr
Nickname(s):
Road Runner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73, 31 days before his 74th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfielder. Teams Grambling State University, Atlanta Braves, Chicago White Sox, California Angels. Braves Hall of Fame 2006. Grambling Legends Hall of Fame 1968. International League Hall of Fame 2008. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1985. National College Baseball Hall of Fame 2013.

Jimmie Lunceford

Real/Birth Name:
James Melvin Lunceford
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:

Alto saxophone. Swing era. Beale Street Brass Notes Walk of Fame. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1987. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1987. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2012. Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame.

Ed Bradley

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Rudolph Bradley Jr.
Also Known As:
Teddy
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:

TV series 60 Minutes. Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame 2007. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1997. National Association of Black Journalists Hall of Fame 2011.

Dolph Schayes

Real/Birth Name:
Adolph Schayes
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 7 inches (200.66 cm)

Brief Facts:

Power forward / center. Teams New York University, Syracuse Nationals, Philadelphia 76ers. Coach, 76ers and team Buffalo Braves. Bronx Walk of Fame 2015. International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1979. National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1995. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1973. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.

Don Lash

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Ray Lash
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 35 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Long distance runner. Set a world's record for the two-mile run in 1936. FBI agent. Republican, Indiana state legislature. IU Athletics Hall of Fame 1982. James E. Sullivan Award 1938. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1995. RRCA American Long Distance Running Hall of Fame 1975.

Kirk Herbstreit

Real/Birth Name:
Kirk Edward Herbstreit
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Last name pronounced HERB-street. Color commentary on college football games on channels ESPN, ABC. Quarterback, team Ohio State University

Fess Parker

Real/Birth Name:
Fess Elisha Parker Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Daniel Boone, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1962), Disneyland in the role of Davy Crockett. Movie Old Yeller. A winemaker and resort owner. Hall of Great Western Performers 2012.

Claude Rains

Real/Birth Name:
William Claude Rains
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, The Invisible Man (1933), Notorious
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6400 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Randy Reese

Real/Birth Name:
Randy Reese
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age:
73 or 74
Birth Place:

Relationships:

brother of
Younger than Eddie Reese by 4 or 5 years.

Brief Facts:

College and Olympic swimming coach. Team University of Florida. International Swimming Hall of Fame 2005.

Eddie Reese

Real/Birth Name:
Edwin Charles Reese
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

brother of
Older than Randy Reese by 4 or 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Swimming coach, Olympics twice and teams Auburn University, University of Texas. International Swimming Hall of Fame 2002. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1996. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Walter O'Malley

Real/Birth Name:
Walter Francis O'Malley
Gender:
Male
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:

Owner of team Brooklyn Dodgers, Los Angeles Dodgers from 1950 to 1979. Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame 2009. Los Angeles Memorial Coloseum Court of Honors 2008. National Baseball Hall of Fame 2008.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with team Los Angeles Dodgers; ceremony: 20 June 2008.

John Kinsella

Real/Birth Name:
John Pitann Kinsella
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 4 inches (193.04 cm)

Brief Facts:

Freestyle. In 1970 he became the first person to swim 1,500 meters under 16 minutes. Team Indiana University. Olympic Gold Medal 1972 4x200m relay. International Swimming Hall of Fame 1986. IU Athletics Hall of Fame 1988. James E. Sullivan Award 1970.

Greg Schiano

Real/Birth Name:
Gregory Edward Schiano
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head coach teams Rutgers University, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Ohio State University. Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award 2006. George Munger Award 2006. Home Depot Coach of the Year Award 2006. Walter Camp Coach of the Year Award 2006.

Frank Kurtis

Real/Birth Name:
Frank Peter Kuretich
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79, 23 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Racing car designer. Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame. International Motorsports Hall of Fame 2008. Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 1999. National Midget Auto Racing Hall of Fame.

Roger Williams

Real/Birth Name:
Louis Weertz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87, 7 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pianist. Songs Autumn Leaves, Near You, Till, The Impossible Dream, Yellow Bird, Maria. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2010.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1533 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Robert Smith

Real/Birth Name:
Robert James Smith
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Vocals and guitar. Original member of goth rock band The Cure Guitar Center RockWalk 2004 as a member of The Cure.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2019 as a member of The Cure.

Richard Harris

Real/Birth Name:
Richard St. John Harris
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72, 24 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Ann Turkel by 15 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Elizabeth Rees by 5 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Harry Potter and The Sorcerer's Stone, Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets, Camelot, Unforgiven, Gladiator, Cry, the Beloved Country, Patriot Games, The Cassandra Crossing, Robin and Marian

Donald Williams

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Williams
Gender:
Male
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. Missions: STS-51-D, STS-34

Willie Davis

Real/Birth Name:
William Delford Davis
Also Known As:
Willie D. Davis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive lineman, teams Green Bay Packers, Cleveland Browns. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1988. Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1975. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1981. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2011. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1977. Southwestern Athletic Conference Hall of Fame 1994. Byron "Whizzer" White NFL Man of the Year Award 1968. Walter Camp Man of the Year 1986. Grambling Legends Hall of Fame 1957.

Eddie Robinson

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. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2010. College Football Hall of Fame 1997. Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame 2008. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 2001. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1985. Reds Bagnell Award 1990. Amos Alonzo Stagg Award 1982. Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year Award 1992. Walter Camp Distinguished American Award 1982. Southwestern Athletic Conference Hall of Fame 1992. Grambling Legends Hall of Fame.

James Harris

Real/Birth Name:
James Larnell Harris
Nickname(s):
Shack
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams Grambling State University, Buffalo Bills, Los Angeles Rams, San Diego Chargers. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2012. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1999. Southwestern Athletic Conference Hall of Fame 1994. Grambling Legends Hall of Fame 1968.

Willis Reed

Real/Birth Name:
Willis Reed Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 9 inches (205.74 cm)

Brief Facts:

Center / power forward, Teams Grambling State University,, New York Knicks. Coach, teams New York Knicks, Creighton University, New Jersey Nets. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1981. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1982. NBA Most Valuable Player Award 1970. New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 2000. Southwestern Athletic Conference Hall of Fame 1994. Grambling Legends Hall of Fame 1964.

Gary Johnson

Real/Birth Name:
Gary Lynn Johnson
Also Known As:
Gary "Big Hands" Johnson
Nickname(s):
Big Hands
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57, 27 days before his 58th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle. Teams San Diego Chargers, San Francisco 49ers. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2017. Breitbard Hall of Fame 2007. College Football Hall of Fame 1997. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1991. San Diego Chargers Hall of Fame 1999. Southwestern Athletic Conference Hall of Fame 1997. Grambling Legends Hall of Fame.

Albert Lewis

Real/Birth Name:
Albert Ray Lewis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cornerback. Teams Grambling State University, Kansas City Chiefs, Los Angeles / Oakland Raiders. Chiefs Hall of Fame 2007. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 2004. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1999. Grambling Legends Hall of Fame 1973.

Everson Walls

Real/Birth Name:
Everson Collins Walls
Nickname(s):
Cubby
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cornerback, defensive back, safety. Teams Grambling State University, Dallas Cowboys, New York Giants, Cleveland Browns. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2018. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1998. Southwestern Athletic Conference Hall of Fame 2006. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Grambling Legends Hall of Fame 1980.

Roberto Alomar

Real/Birth Name:
Roberto Alomar Velázquez
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Major League second base, teams San Diego Padres, Toronto Blue Jays, Baltimore Orioles, Cleveland Indians, New York Mets, Chicago White Sox, Arizona Diamondbacks. National Baseball Hall of Fame 2011. Baltimore Orioles Hall of Fame 2013. Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame 2010. Toronto Blue Jays Level of Excellence.

Tom Cheek

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas F. Cheek
Nickname(s):
The Voice of the Toronto Blue Jays
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Announcer, team Toronto Blue Jays. Ford C Frick Award 2013. Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame 2013. Toronto Blue Jays Level of Excellence.

Roy Halladay

Real/Birth Name:
Harry Leroy Halladay III
Nickname(s):
Doc
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
40
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Pitched a perfect game 2010. Teams Toronto Blue Jays, Philadelphia Phillies. Died when a plane he was piloting crashed into the Gulf of Mexico. Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame 2017. Colorado Sports Hall of Fame 2015. Cy Young Award 2003. Cy Young Award 2010. National Baseball Hall of Fame 2019. Philadelphia Baseballl Wall of Fame 2018. Toronto Blue Jays Level of Excellence.

Joe Carter

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Chris Carter
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfielder, first baseman. Teams Chicago Cubs, Cleveland Indians, San Diego Padres, Toronto Blue Jays, Baltimore Orioles, San Francisco Giants. Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame 2003. Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 2000. National College Baseball Hall of Fame 2009. Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame 2004. Ontario Sports Hall of Fame 2004. Missouri Valley Conference Hall of Fame 1999. Wichita State University Pizza Hut Shocker Hall of Fame 1988. Toronto Blue Jays Level of Excellence.

Harry Bates

Real/Birth Name:
Hiram Gilmore Bates III
Also Known As:
Anthony Gilmore
H.G. Winter
A.R. Holmes
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Science fiction. Short story Farewell to the Master in 1940 was the basis for movie The Day the Earth Stood Still in 1951.

Jaco Pastorius

Real/Birth Name:
John Francis Anthony Pastorius III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
35
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bassist. Member of group Weather Report. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1988. Guitar Center RockWalk 1999. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame 2016.

Eddie Lang

Real/Birth Name:
Salvatore Massaro
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
30
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitar. Known as the father of jazz guitar. Also rhythm guitar, the band of Bing Crosby. ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1986. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame 1992.

Eddie Dyer

Real/Birth Name:
Edwin Hawley Dyer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Left-handed pitcher, outfielder, first base. Team St. Louis Cardinals. Gravestone shows birth year 1900, in error. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1966. Rice Athletics Hall of Fame 1970. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Amanda Lepore

Real/Birth Name:
Armand Lepore
Gender:
Female (changed from) Male
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Transgender (sex change) entertainer. Songs Deeper, I Know What Boys Like. Movie Party Master. Spokesmodel in ads. Birthday is December 5, year unknown.

Erwin Baker

Real/Birth Name:
Erwin George Baker
Nickname(s):
Cannon Ball
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:

Made 143 cross-country motorcycle speed runs totaling about 550,000 miles. In 1909 won the first race ever held at the newly built Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame 1981. Motorcycle Hall of Fame 1998. Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 1989.

Addie Joss

Real/Birth Name:
Adrian Joss
Also Known As:
The Human Hairpin
Nickname(s):
William Knight
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
31, 2 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 3 inches (190.5 cm)

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams Cleveland Bronchos, Cleveland Naps. Died of tubercular meningitis. Cleveland Indians Hall of Fame 2006. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1978. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1951.

William J. Knight

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

Brief Facts:

Test pilot. Holds the speed record for a winged powered aircraft, 4,520 miles per hour. Flew the X-15 to a height of 173,000 feet. Combat pilot in Vietnam. Mayor of Palmdale, California. State senator. Author of California Proposition 22. International Space Hall of Fame 1998. National Aviation Hall of Fame 1988.

Mary Slaney

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Teresa Decker
Also Known As:
Mary Decker
Mary Decker Slaney
Mary Teresa Slaney
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Medal winner in the 1500 meters and 3000 meters. National Distance Running Hall of Fame 2003. Oregon Sports Hall of Fame. Colorado Athletic Hall of Fame 2012. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 2003. Jesse Owens Award 1983. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 1983. RRCA American Long Distance Running Hall of Fame 1993.

Herman Clark

Real/Birth Name:
Herman Piikea Clark
Also Known As:
Herman "Buddy" Clark
Nickname(s):
Buddy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22

Brief Facts:

Guard. Teams Oregon State University, Chicago Bears. Hawaii Sports Hall of Fame 1979. Hawaii Sports Hall of Fame 1998. Polynesian Football Hall of Fame 2018.

Dan Aykroyd

Real/Birth Name:
Daniel Edward Aykroyd
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Coneheads, The Blues Brothers, Ghostbusters, Ghostbusters II. Founding member of group The Blues Brothers. Canada's Walk of Fame 2002. Television Hall of Fame 2017. Beale Street Brass Notes Walk of Fame as a member of The Blues Brothers.

John Belushi

Real/Birth Name:
John Adam Belushi
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:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Jim Belushi by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Animal House, The Blues Brothers. Star of TV series Saturday Night Live. Founding member of group The Blues Brothers. Died of a drug overdose - injected cocaine and heroine. Television Hall of Fame 2017. Beale Street Brass Notes Walk of Fame as a member of The Blues Brothers.

Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6355 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 1 April 2004.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Bobby Bland

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Calvin Bland
Also Known As:
Bobby "Blue" Bland
Blue Bland
Nickname(s):
Blue
The Lion of the Blues
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Vocalist and harmonica performer. Mixed gospel with blues and R&B. Songs Ain't Nothing You Can Do, Ain't No Love in the Heart of the City. Blues Hall of Fame 1981. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1992. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2012. Beale Street Brass Notes Walk of Fame.

James Williams

Real/Birth Name:
James Williams
Nickname(s):
Froggy
Froggie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Left end and kicker. Team Rice University. College Football Hall of Fame 1965. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1971. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Rice Athletics Hall of Fame 1970. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Matt "Guitar" Murphy

Real/Birth Name:
Matthew Tyler Murphy
Also Known As:
Matt Murphy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist. Bands The Blues Brothers, Howlin' Wolf. Blues Hall of Fame 2012. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Beale Street Brass Notes Walk of Fame as a member of The Blues Brothers.

Al Green

Real/Birth Name:
Albert Greene
Also Known As:
Rev. Al Green
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
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. Michigan Rock and Roll Legends Hall of Fame. Beale Street Brass Notes Walk of Fame.

Albert King

Real/Birth Name:
Albert Nelson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Laundromat Blues. Blues Hall of Fame 1983. Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame 2010. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2013. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2013. Beale Street Brass Notes Walk of Fame.
St. Louis Walk of Fame:
A star at 6370 Delmar Boulevard.

B.B. King

Real/Birth Name:
Riley B. King
Also Known As:
B B King
BB King
Nickname(s):
King of the Blues
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist. Album King of the Blues. Blues Hall of Fame 1980. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1987. Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame. Kennedy Center Honors 1995. Guitar Center RockWalk 1989. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 2003. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2006. National Medal of Arts 1990. Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame 2008. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2014. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2012. Beale Street Brass Notes Walk of Fame.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6771 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 21 August 1990.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Bukka White

Real/Birth Name:
Booker T. Washington White
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Album The Complete Bukka White. Name is based on his real name Booker. Blues Hall of Fame 1990. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Beale Street Brass Notes Walk of Fame.

Carl Perkins

Real/Birth Name:
Carl Lee Perkins
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Blue Suede Shoes. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1985. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1987. (Due to his influence on music). Guitar Center RockWalk 1996. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2014. Beale Street Brass Notes Walk of Fame.

Chips Moman

Real/Birth Name:
Lincoln Wayne Moman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Composed song Do Right Woman, Do Right Man for Aretha Franklin. Record producer. Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1990. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2014. Beale Street Brass Notes Walk of Fame.

Elvis Presley

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

Relationships:

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

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Songs Blue Suede Shoes, Jailhouse Rock. Movie Blue Hawaii. Died of a drug overdose. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1986. Country Music Hall of Fame 1998. Music City Walk of Fame 2008. UK Music Hall of Fame 2004. Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame. Guitar Center RockWalk 1990. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. Louisiana Music Hall of Fame. GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame 2001. The Southern Legends Entertainment & Performing Arts Hall of Fame 2005. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2015. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2012. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2018. Beale Street Brass Notes Walk of Fame.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6777 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Las Vegas Walk of Stars:
A star at Mon Ami Gabi restaurant; ceremony: 2 February 2016.

Palm Springs Walk of Stars:
A star at 100 S. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 27 March 1994.

Furry Lewis

Real/Birth Name:
Walter E. Lewis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Memphis. Used a bottle neck across the guitar strings. Lost a leg in a railroad accident in 1917. Song A Chicken Ain't Nothin' But a Bird. Blues Hall of Fame 2012. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2014. Beale Street Brass Notes Walk of Fame.

Jerry Lee Lewis

Real/Birth Name:
Jerry Lee Lewis
Nickname(s):
The Killer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Rock and roll and country vocalist and pianist. Songs Great Balls of Fire, Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On, Breathless, High School Confidential. Controversial marriage to his cousin
Myra Gale Brown
who was 13 years old. Guitar Center RockWalk 1988. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008. Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1986. Louisiana Music Hall of Fame 2008. Delta Music Museum Hall of Fame 2002. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. The Southern Legends Entertainment & Performing Arts Hall of Fame 2005. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2012. Beale Street Brass Notes Walk of Fame.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6631 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 13 June 1989.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Jimi Jamison

Real/Birth Name:
Jimmy Wayne Jamison
Also Known As:
Jim Jamison
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63, 8 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs The Moment of Truth, Is This Love, Burning Heart, I'm Always Here. Bands Cobra, Survivor. Beale Street Brass Notes Walk of Fame.

Jimmy Griffin

Real/Birth Name:
James Arthur Griffin
Also Known As:
Arthur James
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Vocals and guitar. Grew up in Memphis. Band Bread. Songs If, Make It with You. Beale Street Brass Notes Walk of Fame. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008 as a member of Bread.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2006 as a member of Bread.

Johnny Cash

Real/Birth Name:
J.R. Cash
Also Known As:
John R. Cash
Nickname(s):
The Man in Black
J.R.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

step-father of
husband of
June Carter Cash, until her earlier death.
Younger than June Carter Cash by 2 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Songs I Walk the Line, Ring of Fire, Folsom Prison Blues, A Boy Named Sue. TV series Little House on the Prairie, North and South. Movie for television Stagecoach. Country Music Hall of Fame 1980. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1992. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1977. Kennedy Center Honors 1996. Guitar Center RockWalk 1990. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1977. National Medal of Arts 2001. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame 1996. GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame 2010. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2013. Grand Ole Opry. Beale Street Brass Notes Walk of Fame.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6320 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Koko Taylor

Real/Birth Name:
Cora Walton
Also Known As:
KoKo Taylor
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Album Royal Blue. Songs Wang Dang Doodle, What Kind of Man is This, I Got What It Takes. Blues Hall of Fame 1997. Beale Street Brass Notes Walk of Fame.

Memphis Slim

Real/Birth Name:
John Len Chatman
Also Known As:
Peter Chatman
Nickname(s):
Peter
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pianist. Song Every Day I Have the Blues. Blues Hall of Fame 1989. Beale Street Brass Notes Walk of Fame.

Otis Redding

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

Brief Facts:

Wrote the song Respect. Recorded the song Sittin' on the Dock of the Bay 3 days before he died in an airplane crash. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1989. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1994. Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1981. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2014. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2013. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2012. Beale Street Brass Notes Walk of Fame.

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. Beale Street Brass Notes Walk of Fame.

Scotty Moore

Real/Birth Name:
Winfield Scott Moore III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist for Elvis Presley. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2000. Song Heartbreak Hotel. Guitar Center RockWalk 1990. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. The Southern Legends Entertainment & Performing Arts Hall of Fame 2005. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2015. Beale Street Brass Notes Walk of Fame.

Steve Cropper

Real/Birth Name:
Stephen Lee Cropper
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
78, 21 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Blues guitarist. Band Booker T. & the M.G.'s. Movie The Blues Brothers. Songs Soul Man, (Sittin' on) the Dock of the Bay. Songwriters Hall of Fame 2005. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 2010. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Beale Street Brass Notes Walk of Fame. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2012 as a member of Booker T. & the M.G.'s.
Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum 2008 as a member of Booker T. & the M.G.'s.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1992 as a member of Booker T. & the M.G.'s.

W.C. Handy

Real/Birth Name:
William Christopher Handy
Also Known As:
W C Handy
Nickname(s):
Father of the Blues
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:

Wrote song Memphis Blues, Beale St Blues, St. Louis Blues. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1983. Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame 1985. Alabama Music Hall of Fame 1987. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1981. Blues Hall of Fame 2010. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2012. Beale Street Brass Notes Walk of Fame.

Sam Phillips

Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Cornelius Phillips
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Produced early rock and roll records. Owned hotels and radio stations. Alabama Music Hall of Fame 1987. Blues Hall of Fame 1998. National Radio Hall of Fame 2010. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1986. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2012. Beale Street Brass Notes Walk of Fame.

Justin Timberlake

Real/Birth Name:
Justin Randall Timberlake
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Older than Jessica Biel by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Disney's TV show The All New Mickey Mouse Club. Singer in the group *NSYNC. Movies Runner Runner, Longshot, The Social Network, Friends with Benefits. Scandal over "wardrobe malfunction" with Janet Jackson at the February 2004 Super Bowl halftime show. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2015. Beale Street Brass Notes Walk of Fame.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of *NSYNC for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 30 April 2018.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of *NSYNC for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 30 April 2018.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Memphis Minnie

Real/Birth Name:
Lizzie Douglas
Also Known As:
Minnie Lawlars
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than Kansas Joe McCoy by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Songs Bumble Bee, Me and My Chauffeur Blues. Blues Hall of Fame 1980. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2012. Beale Street Brass Notes Walk of Fame.

Isaac Hayes

Real/Birth Name:
Isaac Lee Hayes Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65, 10 days before his 66th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Albums Hot Buttered Soul, Black Moses. Song Theme from Shaft from movie Shaft. Movies It Could Happen to You, Ninth Street, Reindeer Games, I'm Gonna Git You, Sucka, Hustle & Flow. TV shows Stargate SG-1, South Park in the role of Chef. Songs Hold On, I'm Coming, Soul Man. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2002. Songwriters Hall of Fame 2005. Guitar Center RockWalk 2004. Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1994. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2004. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2015. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2012. Beale Street Brass Notes Walk of Fame.

Alberta Hunter

Real/Birth Name:
Alberta Hunter
Also Known As:
May Alix
Josephine Beatty
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Worked also as a nurse then resumed singing. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1996. Blues Hall of Fame 2011. Gennett Records Walk of Fame 2010. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2015. NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame 1984. Beale Street Brass Notes Walk of Fame.

John Herrington

Real/Birth Name:
John Bennett Herrington
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. Mission: STS-113. A member of the Native American group (tribe) Chickasaw Nation. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 2001. International Air & Space Hall of Fame 2017.

Brian Tarantina

Real/Birth Name:
Brian Tarantina
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Summer of Sam, Knight and Day, Uncle Buck. TV series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, One Life to Live, Gilmore Girls

Jim Murray

Real/Birth Name:
James Patrick Murray
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Sports columnist at newspaper Los Angeles Times. Known for funny columns. California Sports Hall of Fame 2009. Los Angeles Memorial Coloseum Court of Honors 1999. NSMA Hall of Fame 1978.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars:
A star at 200 S. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 28 November 2008.

Kay Yow

Real/Birth Name:
Sandra Kay Yow
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach. Teams Elon College, North Carolina State University. Also volleyball and softball. Olympics coach. Olympics Gold Medal 1988. Olympics Gold Medal 1984. Federation of Christian Athletes Hall of Champions 1992. FIBA Hall of Fame 2009. Women's Basketball Hall of Fame 2000.

Barry Goldwater

Real/Birth Name:
Barry Morris Goldwater
Nickname(s):
Grand Old Man of the Republican Party
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Republican. One year of college. Senator from Arizona. Candidate for president 1964. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1976. National Aviation Hall of Fame 1982. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1986.

Tommy Lewis

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Edison Lewis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 5 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fullback. Noted for tackle made from the bench of R.L. Maegle (then named Dick Moegle) at the 1954 Cotton Bowl. Teams University of Alabama, Ottawa Rough Riders. Later coached team Huntsville Rockets

R.L. Maegle

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Lee Moegle
Also Known As:
Dicky Moegle
Dickey Moegle
Nickname(s):
Dick
Dicky
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Changed name to match the pronunciation in 1962. Tackled by Alabama player Tommy Lewis from the sideline in the 1954 Cotton Bowl game. Teams Rice University, San Francisco 49ers, Pittsburgh Steelers, Dallas Cowboys. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 1998. Rice Athletics Hall of Fame 1970. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. College Football Hall of Fame 1979.

Emlen Tunnell

Real/Birth Name:
Emlen Lewis Tunnell
Nickname(s):
The Gremlin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Birth year in doubt. The first African American to play for the New York Giants and also the first to be inducted into the Pro hall. Coast Guard during WWII. Defensive halfback, safety. Teams New York Giants, Green Bay Packers. Iowa Sports Hall of Fame 1975. New York Giants Ring of Honor 2010. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1981. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967.

Harry Friedman

Real/Birth Name:
Harry Friedman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
72, 1 day before his 73rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Executive producer TV game shows Jeopardy!, Wheel of Fortune. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 2007.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6200 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 1 November 2019.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Jack Thompson

Real/Birth Name:
John Hadley Payne
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, Breaker Morant, The Great Gatsby, Broken Arrow

Dave Parks

Real/Birth Name:
David Wayne Parks
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver/end. Teams Texas Technological College, San Francisco 49ers, New Orleans Saints, Houston Oilers, Southern California Sun. College Football Hall of Fame 2008. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Texas Tech Football Ring of Honor 2012. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Dave Roberts

Real/Birth Name:
David Luther Roberts
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pole vaulter. World record 1976 18-8¼ feet, 5.70 meters. Became a surgeon. National Pole Vault Hall of Fame 2006. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2012. Rice Athletics Hall of Fame 1981.

Al Alberts

Real/Birth Name:
Al Albertini
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group The Four Aces. Songs Three Coins in the Fountain, Love is a Many Splendored Thing. In Philadelphia he hosted a Saturday afternoon talent TV show, Al Alberts Showcase. Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame 1988. Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame 2010. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of The Four Aces.
Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame 1988 as a member of The Four Aces.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a member of The Four Aces.

Al Martino

Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Cini
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 6 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Crooner. Album Spanish Eyes. Songs Here in My Heart, I Love You Because. Movies The Godfather, The Godfather: Part II. Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame 1989. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame 2012.

Bill Russell

Real/Birth Name:
William Felton Russell
Also Known As:
William F. Russell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Boston Celtics. Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 2005. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2011. Dick Enberg Award 2000. FIBA Hall of Fame 2007. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1975. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006. NBA Most Valuable Player Award 1958. NBA Most Valuable Player Award 1961. NBA Most Valuable Player Award 1962. NBA Most Valuable Player Award 1963. NBA Most Valuable Player Award 1965. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 1968. Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali Legacy Award 2016. Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame 2013.

Charlie O'Donnell

Real/Birth Name:
Charles O'Donnell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Announcer for many TV game shows, especially Wheel of Fortune. Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame 2011.

David Brenner

Real/Birth Name:
David Norris Brenner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV shows Hollywood Squares. Guest host for Johnny Carson. Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame 2003.

Eugene Ormandy

Real/Birth Name:
Jeno Blau
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Kennedy Center Honors 1982. Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame 1988. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1970. Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame 2003.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6926 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Larry Brown

Real/Birth Name:
Lawrence Harvey Brown
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams, as a point guard North Carolina University, New Orleans Buccaneers, Virginia Squires, Denver Rockets. Teams, as coach Carolina Cougars, Denver Nuggets, UCLA, New Jersey Nets, University of Kansas, San Antonio Spurs, Los Angeles Clippers, Indiana Pacers, Philadelphia 76ers, Detroit Pistons, New York Knicks, Charlotte Bobcats, Southern Mrthodist University. International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1990. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2002. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006. National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1994. Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame 2010. Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame 2011.

Richie Ashburn

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Richard Ashburn
Nickname(s):
Putt-Putt
The Tilden Flash
Whitey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center fielder. Teams Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs, New York Mets. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1995. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1972. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2004. Philadelphia Baseballl Wall of Fame 1979. Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame 1997.

Knobby Lee

Real/Birth Name:
Norbert William Francis Lidrbauch
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
72 or 73

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Peggy King by 2 or 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Trumpet, valve trombone.

Peggy King

Real/Birth Name:
Peggy King
Nickname(s):
Pretty Perky Peggy King
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Knobby Lee by 2 or 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Song Make Yourself Comfortable. Movies Zero Hour!, Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy. Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame 2010.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6563 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Alice Lake

Real/Birth Name:
Alice Lake
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Silent and talkie movies Oh Doctor!, Babes in Toyland, Frisco Kid
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1624 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Dick Whittinghill

Real/Birth Name:
Noral Edwin Whittinghill
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:

Radio show Did You Whittinghill This Morning? on station KMPC. Film Jamboree
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6384 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio; ceremony: 13 December 1978.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Lina Basquette

Real/Birth Name:
Lina Copeland Baskette
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

half-sister of
Older than Marge Champion by 12 years.
wife of
Sam Warner, until his earlier death.
Younger than Sam Warner by 19 years.

Brief Facts:

One of thirteen members of group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1928). Revue Ziegfeld Follies in New York City. Silent films. Married 8 times. Mother was also mother of Marge Champion
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1529 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

John Witherspoon

Real/Birth Name:
John Weatherspoon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies I'm Gonna Get You Sucka, Vampire in Brooklyn, The Meteor Man. TV series The Wayans Bros., The Tracy Morgan Show

Sulli

Real/Birth Name:
Choi Jin-ri
Gender:
Female
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:

Group f(x). Body found in her home.

Robert Evans

Real/Birth Name:
Robert J. Shapera
Also Known As:
Robert J. Evans
Bob Evans
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Ali MacGraw by 7 years.
father of
ex-husband of
Older than Sharon Hugueny by 13 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Produced movies Rosemary's Baby, Love Story, The Godfather, Chinatown. Principal in the clothing business Evan Picone. Head of Paramount. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1975.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6925 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 23 May 2002.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Tina Weymouth

Real/Birth Name:
Martina Michèle Weymouth
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
68, 11 days before her 69th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Older than Chris Frantz by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Founding member and bassist, band Talking Heads Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2002 as a member of Talking Heads.

Chris Frantz

Real/Birth Name:
Charton Christopher Frantz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Younger than Tina Weymouth by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Drummer for band Talking Heads Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2002 as a member of Talking Heads.

Jerry Harrison

Real/Birth Name:
Jeremiah Griffin Harrison
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Keyboardd and guitar, bands Talking Heads, The Modern Lovers Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2002 as a member of Talking Heads.

Fatboy Slim

Real/Birth Name:
Quentin Leo Cook
Also Known As:
Norman Quentin Cook
DJ Quentox (The OX that Rocks)
Norman Cook
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

British. Changed name to Norman Cook. Albums Better Living Through Chemistry, You've Come a Long Way Baby. Song Everybody Needs a 303

David Byrne

Real/Birth Name:
David Byrne
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lead vocals and guitar, band Talking Heads Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2002 as a member of Talking Heads.

Harry Connick Jr.

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Harry Fowler Connick Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Independence Day, Hope Floats. TV series Will & Grace. Broadway musical Pajama Game. Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame 2011.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 24 October 2019.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Lina Wertmüller

Real/Birth Name:
Arcangela Felice Assunta Wertmüller von Elgg Spañol von Braueic
Also Known As:
Lina Wertmuller
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The first woman nominated for an Academy Award for Best Director for movie Seven Beauties in 1977. Movies The Seduction of Mimi, Love and Anarchy, Swept Away
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 7065 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 28 October 2019.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Chris Berman

Real/Birth Name:
Christopher James Berman
Nickname(s):
Boomer
The Swami
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 5 inches (195.58 cm)

Brief Facts:

Anchor for channel ESPN TV shows SportsCenter, Sunday NFL Countdown. Movie Draft Day. Cable Hall of Fame 2015. NSMA Hall of Fame 2016. Reds Bagnell Award 2001.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6259 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 24 May 2010.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

A. Philip Randolph

Real/Birth Name:
Asa Philip Randolph
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90, 31 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Organizer for the union Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters. Subject of TV movie 10,000 Black Men Named George. Civil rights leader. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1964. United States Department of Labor Hall of Honor 1989.

Helen Keller

Real/Birth Name:
Helen Adams Keller
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87, 26 days before her 88th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Blind and deaf since age 18 months. Learned to speak, became lecturer. Subject of the movie The Miracle Worker starring Patty Duke. National Women's Hall of Fame 1973. Alabama Women's Hall of Fame 1971. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1964. Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame 2006. United States Department of Labor Hall of Honor 2010.

Ronald Reagan

Real/Birth Name:
Ronald Wilson Reagan
Nickname(s):
Ronnie
Dutch
the Gipper
the Great Communicator
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Jane Wyman by 2 years.
father of
by adoption father of
husband of
Nancy Reagan, until he died.
Older than Nancy Reagan by 10 years.
father of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Bedtime for Bonzo, Knute Rockne All American. Governor of California. 40th President of US. California Hall of Fame 2006. Hall of Great Western Performers 1989. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1993. Congressional Gold Medal 2000. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1986. National Radio Hall of Fame 2011. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1981. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1994. Theodore Roosevelt Award 1990. NSMA Hall of Fame 1990. United States Department of Labor Hall of Honor 2017.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6374 Hollywood Boulevard 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: 6 February 1997.

Dolores Huerta

Real/Birth Name:
Dolores Clara Fernández
Also Known As:
Dolores Clara Fernández Huerta
Dolores Clara Fernandez
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Labor organizer and civil rights activist. Co-founder of the group United Fam Workers. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2012. California Hall of Fame 2012. National Women's Hall of Fame. United States Department of Labor Hall of Honor 2012.

Bayard Rustin

Real/Birth Name:
Bayard Rustin
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:

Brief Facts:

Activist for civil rights, socialism, nonviolence, and gay rights. Helped organize the Southern Christian Leadership organization. Legacy Walk 2012. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2013. Rainbow Honor Walk. United States Department of Labor Hall of Honor 2013.

Brie Larson

Real/Birth Name:
Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
30
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies 21 Jump Street, Trainwreck, Room, Hoot, Captain Marvel, Avengers: Endgame. TV series Raising Dad, United States of Tara

Annette Bening

Real/Birth Name:
Annette Francine Bening
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
wife of
Younger than Warren Beatty by 21 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Captain Marvel, The Grifters, American Beauty, Postcards from the Edge, The Kids Are All Right, The American President, Bugsy, Being Julia, Open Range
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6927 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 10 November 2006.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Jude Law

Real/Birth Name:
David Jude Law
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Sadie Frost by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Captain Marvel, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, Cold Mountain, Contagion

Lee Pace

Real/Birth Name:
Lee Grinner Pace
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
40
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Captain Marvel, Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day, The Good Shepherd, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Lincoln, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, The Fall, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2. TV series Halt and Catch Fire

Samuel L. Jackson

Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Leroy Jackson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Captain Marvel, A Time to Kill, Sphere, The Hateful Eight, Jumper, Kingsman: The Secret Service, The Long Kiss Goodnight, Pulp Fiction, Unbreakable, Django Unchained, Kill Bill: Vol. 2, Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 7018 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 6 June 2000.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
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