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People, Died on September 28 (11 found)

Frankie Ford

Real/Birth Name:
Vincent Francis Guzzo Jr.
Nickname(s):
New Orleans Dynamo
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:

Brief Facts:

Song ("Won't you let me take you on a") Sea Cruise. Pianist and vocalist. Louisiana Music Hall of Fame. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. The Southern Legends Entertainment & Performing Arts Hall of Fame 2005.

Chris Economaki

Real/Birth Name:
Christopher Constantine Economaki
Nickname(s):
The Dean of American Motorsports
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 17 days before his 92nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Role of a pit reporter in the movies Stroker Ace, Six Pack. Daytona Beach Stock Car Racing Hall of Fame 1993. Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame. Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 1994. National Midget Auto Racing Hall of Fame. National Motorsports Press Association Hall of Fame 2009.

Arthur Penn

Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Hiller Penn
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88, 1 day after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Miracle Worker, Alice's Restaurant, Bonnie and Clyde

Wally Parks

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. Automotive Hall of Fame 2000. International Drag Racing Hall of Fame 1994. International Motorsports Hall of Fame 1992. Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 1993.

Elia Kazan

Real/Birth Name:
Elia Kazanjoglou
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94, 21 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Kennedy Center Honors 1983. Theater Hall of Fame 1983. New Rochelle Walk of Fame. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6800 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Althea Gibson

Real/Birth Name:
Althea Gibson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76, 34 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Winner of the French Open in 1956. The first person of color to win a Grand Slam. Also won Wimbledon twice. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1984. International Tennis Hall of Fame 1971. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1980. National Women's Hall of Fame 2001. New Jersey Hall of Fame 2009. New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 1994. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2001. Theodore Roosevelt Award 1991.

Patsy Mink

Real/Birth Name:
Matsu Takemoto
Also Known As:
Patsy Matsu Takemoto Mink
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Democrat. US Representative from Hawaii 1965 to 1971 and later 1990 to 2002, her death. First woman of color and the first Asian American woman elected to Congress. Candidate for president in the 1972 election. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2014. National Women's Hall of Fame 2003. Hawaii Sports Hall of Fame 2011.

Miles Davis

Real/Birth Name:
Miles Dewey Davis III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Cicely Tyson by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Trumpeter. Album Bitches Brew. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2006. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1962. Guitar Center RockWalk 2006. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1976. French Legion of Honor. ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame. Nesuhi Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame 2004. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 19 February 1998.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6314 Delmar Boulevard.

Rory Storm

Real/Birth Name:
Alan Caldwell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
33, 7 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

brother of
Older than Iris Caldwell by 5 or 6 years.

Brief Facts:

Skiffle music. Group Rory Storm and the Hurricanes with Ringo Starr before the Beatles. Died of a chest infection.

Harpo Marx

Real/Birth Name:
Adolph Marx
Also Known As:
Arthur Marx
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:

Relationships:

brother of
older brother of
Older than Groucho Marx by 1 year.
brother of
husband of
Susan Fleming, until he died.
Older than Susan Fleming by 19 years.
brother of

Brief Facts:

Comedy group The Marx Brothers Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 190 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way; ceremony: 11 March 1994.

Edwin Hubble

Real/Birth Name:
Edwin Powell Hubble
Also Known As:
Edwin P. Hubble
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronomer and cosmologist. Provided the first evidence of the expansion of the universe. Showed the existence of galaxies beyond our own, then classified as nebulae. The orbital Hubble Telescope is named for him. International Space Hall of Fame. Hall of Famous Missourians 2003. Missouri Walk of Fame 2006.
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