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People Born in the Year 1896 (21 found): Names Only

George Burns

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Nathan Birnbaum
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
100
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Gracie Allen, until her earlier death.
Younger than Gracie Allen by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movie:Partner with wife in group:Television Academy Hall of Fame 1996.
Kennedy Center Honors 1988.
Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1996.
State of Washington Sports Hall of Fame 1974.
Television Hall of Fame 1988.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1980.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1977.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1639 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
A star at 6510 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
A star at 6672 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater.

J. Carrol Naish

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Patrick Carrol Naish
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 3 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Radio show:Movies:TV series:in the role as: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6145 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Alberto Vargas

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Joaquin Alberto Vargas y Chávez
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Drew pin-up girls and erotica, notably as "Varga Girls" in magazine:and as "Vargas Girls" in magazine:The nose art of many World War II aircraft was adapted from these Esquire pin-ups.

Richard Thorpe

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Rollo Smolt Thorpe
Also Known As:
Frank L. Inghram
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lots of westerns and comedies.
Movies: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6101 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

E.Y. Harburg

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Isadore Hochburg
Also Known As:
Edgar Yip Harburg
E.Y. Harburg
Nickname(s):
Yip
Yipsel
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84, 34 days before his 85th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song:used in movie:Song:Died in a car accident in Los Angeles.
Songwriters Hall of Fame 1971.
Theater Hall of Fame.

Rogers Hornsby

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Rogers Hornsby
Nickname(s):
The Rajah
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Infielder, manager, coach for teams:Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1972.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1942.
St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame.
St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2009.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame.
St. Louis Walk of Fame:
A star at 6699 Delmar Boulevard.

Michael Balcon

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Michael Elias Balcon
Also Known As:
Sir Michael Balcon
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandfather of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies:

Howard Hawks

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Howard Winchester Hawks
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Dee Hartford by 31 years.
brother of
brother of

Brief Facts:

Movies: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1708 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Hope Summers

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Sarah Hope Summers
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 15 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Voice of the:syrup bottle.
TV series:Movies:

Larry Keating

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lawrence Keating
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies:TV series:Radio announcer for NBC in the 1940s.

Wallis Simpson

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Bessie Wallis Warfield
Also Known As:
Wallis, Duchess of Windsor
Mrs. Warfield
Wallis Warfield
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Duke of Windsor, until his earlier death.
Younger than Duke of Windsor by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Date of birth in doubt. Twice-divorced American socialite. Marriage to king caused his abdication December 10, 1936. Visited Hitler in Germany in 1937. Rumored to be pro-Nazi. Famous quote: "You can never be too rich or too thin".
International Best-Dressed List Hall of Fame 1958.

Raymond Massey

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Raymond Hart Massey
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86, 32 days before his 87th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies:TV series:Theater Hall of Fame 1986.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1719 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
A star at 6706 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald
Nickname(s):
Scott
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
44
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Zelda Fitzgerald, until he died.
Older than Zelda Fitzgerald by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Novels:Short story, made into a movie:New Jersey Hall of Fame 2009.
Irish American Hall of Fame 2013.

Jolie Gabor

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Jansci Tilleman
Also Known As:
Jolie Gabor de Szigethy
Nickname(s):
Mama Jolie
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
100
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
grandmother of
mother of
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Mother of the Gabor sisters. Jeweller. Birth year is questionable.

Ted Healy

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Clarence Lee Nash
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
41
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Role of:in early Stooges. Beaten badly.
Died of beating or effects of alcoholism.

Oscar Charleston

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Oscar McKinley Charleston
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57, 9 days before his 58th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center fielder.
Negro League teams:National Baseball Hall of Fame 1976.

Ruth Gordon

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Ruth Gordon Jones
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies:Theater Hall of Fame.

Mamie Eisenhower

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Mamie Geneva Doud
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 13 days before her 83rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Dwight David Eisenhower, until his earlier death.
Younger than Dwight David Eisenhower by 6 years.

Brief Facts:

First Lady while husband was President.
Colorado Women's Hall of Fame 1985.

Ray Henderson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Raymond Brost
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74, 30 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Often teamed with:Songs:Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970.

Ira Gershwin

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Israel Gershowitz
Also Known As:
Israel Gershwin
Arthur Francis
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than George Gershwin by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Duo:Songs:Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama 1932.
Congressional Gold Medal 1985.
Songwriters Hall of Fame 1971.
Theater Hall of Fame.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 7083 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of George & Ira Gershwin for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 5 June 1998.

Jimmy Doolittle

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Harold Doolittle
Nickname(s):
Jimmy
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

In 1929 he was the first pilot to take off, fly and land an airplane using instruments alone. Commanded "Doolittle's Raiders" near the end of World War II. Awarded theMedal of Honor.
Aerospace Walk of Honor 1990.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 1989.
Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 1989.
National Aviation Hall of Fame 1967.
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