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People, Died on August 25 (14 found)

John McCain

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

Relationships:

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

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

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

Neil Armstrong

Real/Birth Name:
Neil Alden Armstrong
Also Known As:
Neil A. Armstrong
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 20 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Test pilot. Astronaut. Aerospace engineer. Flew the X-15. Gemini 8. Apollo 11. First person on the Moon. International Space Hall of Fame. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1993. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1969. Congressional Space Medal of Honor 1978. Congressional Gold Medal 2009. Aerospace Walk of Honor 1991. National Aviation Hall of Fame 1979. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at Corner of Hollywood Boulevard & Vine Street for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 14 January 1993.

Aaliyah

Real/Birth Name:
Aaliyah Dana Haughton
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
22
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Album I Care 4 You. Died in an airplane crash.

Jack Nitzsche

Real/Birth Name:
Bernard Alfred Nitzsche
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:

Relationships:

separated husband of
Buffy Sainte-Marie, until he died.
Older than Buffy Sainte-Marie by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Song Up Where We Belong for movie An Officer and a Gentleman won an Oscar. Composed for many movies.

Allen Woody

Real/Birth Name:
Douglas Allen Woody
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
44
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23

Brief Facts:

Bassist for bands The Allman Brothers Band, Gov't Mule. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1998 as a member of The Allman Brothers Band.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1995 as a member of The Allman Brothers Band.

Art Rooney

Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Joseph Rooney
Also Known As:
Art Rooney Sr.
Nickname(s):
The Chief
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandfather of
father of
great grandfather of
grandfather of
father of
grandfather of
great grandfather of
father of
grandfather of

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Brief Facts:

Founder and owner (1938-1988) of professional football team Pittsburgh Steelers - originally the team was named Pittsburgh Pirates. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1964. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1966. Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Honor 2017.

Scott LaRock

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

Brief Facts:

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

Samantha Smith

Real/Birth Name:
Samantha Reed Smith
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
13
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Ten years old, wrote to Soviet leader Yuri Andropov asking why he wanted nuclear war. The Soviet Union issued a stamp in her honor. Died in a plane crash. Called a "Goodwill Ambassador."

Truman Capote

Real/Birth Name:
Truman Streckfus Persons
Also Known As:
Truman Garcia Capote
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Adopted by his stepfather and renamed Truman Garcia Capote. Wrote the books In Cold Blood: A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences, Other Voices, Other Rooms, Breakfast at Tiffany's: A Short Novel and Three Stories. Famed for his party "The Black and White Ball." Subject of movie Capote. Movie Breakfast at Tiffany's based on his novella. Alabama Stage and Screen Hall of Fame 2001.

Gower Champion

Real/Birth Name:
Gower Carlyle Champion
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Marge Champion by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Broadway musicals Hello Dolly!, Carnival!, Bye Bye Birdie, 42nd Street. Movies Show Boat, Lovely to Look At, Give a Girl a Break. Theater Hall of Fame. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6162 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Stan Kenton

Real/Birth Name:
Stanley Newcomb Kenton
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Album The Peanut Vendor. Unusual "Progressive" jazz, in a big band sound. Used unusual rhythms, like 5 or 7 beats per measure. Band Stan Kenton Orchestra. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1954. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1982. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6340 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Paul Muni

Real/Birth Name:
Meshilem Meier Weisenfreund
Also Known As:
Moony Weisenfreund
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71, 28 days before his 72nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tony award for play Inherit the Wind. Movie The Story of Louis Pasteur Academy Award. Theater Hall of Fame. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6433 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Prince George, Duke of Kent

Real/Birth Name:
George Edward Alexander Edmund
Also Known As:
Duke of Kent
Earl of St Andrews
Baron Downpatrick
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
39
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

great uncle of
grandson of
second cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
great grandson of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
great uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Duke of Windsor by 8 years.
grandson of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of
grand nephew of
grandfather of
first cousin twice removed of
second cousin of
second cousin of
great grandfather of
grandfather of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin once removed of
grandson of
son of
younger brother of
Younger than King George VI by 7 years.
first cousin once removed of
first cousin of
great uncle of
grandfather of
grandfather of
second cousin twice removed of
great uncle of
grandfather of
grandfather of
great grandson of
second cousin once removed of
son of
younger brother of
Younger than Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood by 5 years.
great grandfather of
first cousin twice removed of
second cousin of
second cousin twice removed of
great grandson of
first cousin once removed of
great uncle of
grand nephew of
second cousin twice removed of
great uncle of
father of
great uncle of
second cousin twice removed of
younger brother of
Younger than Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester by 2 years.
grand nephew of
father of
second cousin of
uncle of
uncle of
second cousin twice removed of
father of
second cousin of
grand nephew of
first cousin once removed of
great uncle of
grand nephew of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin twice removed of
uncle of
first cousin once removed of
husband of
Older than Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark by 3 years.
grandson of
nephew of
second cousin of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin of
first cousin once removed of
uncle of
second cousin once removed of
great grandson of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of
grand nephew of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of

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Brief Facts:

4th son. Killed in an air crash when the flying boat he was on crashed into a hillside.

Henry Morgan (pirate)

Real/Birth Name:
Henry Morgan
Also Known As:
Harri Morgan
Admiral Sir Henry Morgan
Nickname(s):
Barbadosed
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
53 or 54
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Authorized a privateer for the British to attack French ships.
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