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People Born in the Year 1900 (32 found): Names Only

Xavier Cugat

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Francesc d'Ass Xavier Cugat Mingall de Bru i Deulofeu
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Abbe Lane by 32 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Charo by 51 years.

Brief Facts:

Songs Perfidia, Brazil. Movies Bathing Beauty, Neptune's Daughter Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1601 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
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A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
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Borden Chase

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Frank Fowler
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movie The Far Country

Colin Clive

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Colin Clive-Greig
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
37
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Frankenstein (1931), Bride of Frankenstein (1935) in role of Dr. Henry Frankenstein. Died of tuberculosis.

Prince Denis

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Prince Denis
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:

Role of Sergeant-at-Arms in the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz. Member of The Munchkins Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6915 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with group group: The Munchkins for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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Hyman Rickover

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Hyman George Rickover
Also Known As:
Admiral Hyman G. Rickover
Hyman G. Rickover
Nickname(s):
Father of the Nuclear Navy
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:

Championed use of nuclear power in submarines. Congressional Gold Medal 1958. Congressional Gold Medal 1982.

Floyd Roberts

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Floyd Marion Roberts
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
39
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won the 1938 Indianapolis 500 with a then-record speed of 117.2 mph. Killed in the 1939 race. Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame.

Wingy Manone

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Matthews Manone
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Name pronounced Mah-KNOWN. Lost an arm in a streetcar accident. Trumpet musician. Song There'll Come a Time (Wait and See)

Kurt Weill

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Kurt Julian Weill
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50, 32 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Lotte Lenya, until he died.
Younger than Lotte Lenya by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Name pronounced "Vile." Songs from The Threepenny Opera. Song Mack the Knife. Married Lotte Lenya a second time after divorce. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970. Theater Hall of Fame.

Lefty Grove

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Moses Grove
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:

Pitcher. Teams Philadelphia Athletics, Boston Red Sox. In 1928, he struck out the side on nine pitches twice, the only pitcher to do this in one season. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1947. Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame 1995. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2005. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1965. International League Hall of Fame 2008. Phillies Wall of Fame 1980.

Alfred Newman

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Newman
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69, 28 days before his 70th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Scores for movies Wuthering Heights, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, The Mark of Zorro, How Green Was My Valley, The Song of Bernadette, Captain from Castile, All About Eve, Love is a Many Splendored Thing, Anastasia, The Diary of Anne Frank, How The West Was Won, The Greatest Story Ever Told, Airport Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1708 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
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Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Henry William Frederick Albert
Also Known As:
His Royal Highness Prince Henry of York
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandfather 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 5 years.
grandson of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of
grand nephew of
great uncle of
first cousin twice removed of
second cousin of
second cousin of
great uncle of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin once removed of
grandson of
son of
younger brother of
Younger than King George VI by 4 years.
first cousin once removed of
first cousin of
grandfather of
great uncle of
great uncle of
second cousin twice removed of
great uncle of
uncle of
great uncle of
great grandson of
second cousin once removed of
son of
younger brother of
Younger than Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood by 2 years.
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
uncle of
great uncle of
older brother of
Older than Prince George, Duke of Kent by 2 years.
second cousin twice removed of
grand nephew of
uncle of
second cousin of
father of
father of
second cousin twice removed of
uncle of
second cousin of
grand nephew of
husband of
Older than Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester by 1 year.
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
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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Descendants:

Brief Facts:

The eleventh Governor-General of Australia, from 1945 to 1947.

Spencer Tracy

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Spencer Bonaventure Tracy
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Inherit the Wind, Captains Courageous, Boys Town, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, Father of the Bride Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6814 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Hack Wilson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lewis Robert Wilson
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 5' 6". Teams New York Giants, Chicago Cubs, Brooklyn Dodgers, Philadelphia Phillies. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1979. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.

Fred Waring

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Fredrick Malcolm Waring
Nickname(s):
America's Singing Master
The Man Who Taught America How to Sing
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Button Up Your Overcoat, Dancing in the Dark. Financial backer for the Waring blender. Congressional Gold Medal 1982. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1981. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6300 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
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A star at 6556 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
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A star at 1751 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
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Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 11 April 1997.

Zelda Fitzgerald

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Zelda Sayre
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
F. Scott Fitzgerald, until his earlier death.
Younger than F. Scott Fitzgerald by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Book Save Me the Waltz. Died in a fire in a sanatorium in North Carolina.

Charles Vidor

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Kroly Vidor
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Evelyn Keyes by 16 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Karen Morley by 9 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies The Joker is Wild, A Farewell to Arms Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6676 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Lady Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon
Also Known As:
Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon
Queen Elizabeth
Queen Mother Elizabeth
Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother
Duchess of York
Empress of India
Queen of Ireland
Nickname(s):
The Queen Mum
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
101
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandmother of
great great grandmother of
great grandmother of
wife of
King George VI, until his earlier death.
Younger than King George VI by 4 years.
great grandmother of
grandmother of
great great grandmother of
great grandmother of
grandmother of
grandmother of
grandmother of
great great grandmother of
great grandmother of
great great grandmother of
great grandmother of
grandmother of
great grandmother of
great great grandmother of
great grandmother of
mother of
mother of
great great grandmother of
great grandmother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Enjoyed horse racing. Well liked by the British people. Albert Medal 1974.

Norma Shearer

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Edith Norma Shearer
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

daughter of
wife of
Irving Thalberg, until his earlier death.
Younger than Irving Thalberg by 1 year.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Role of Juliet in movie Romeo and Juliet (1936). Canada's Walk of Fame 2008. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6636 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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Colleen Moore

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Kathleen Morrison
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:

Silent and talkie films. Movied The Scarlet Letter, Lilac Time Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1549 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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Ken Carpenter

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Kenneth Lee Carpenter
Also Known As:
Kenneth L. Carpenter
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Announcer for radio shows Kraft Music Hall, The Life of Riley, The Bing Crosby Show Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6706 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
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Taylor Caldwell

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Janet Miriam Holland Taylor Caldwell
Also Known As:
Marcus Holland
Max Reiner
J. Miriam Reback
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84, 8 days before her 85th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Books Dynasty of Death, Dear and Glorious Physician, Captains and Kings. Popular fiction, and historical novels.

Gladys George

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Gladys Clare Evans
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Maltese Falcon, The Best Years of Our Lives, Flamingo Road, Madame X, Marie Antoinette, The Way of All Flesh. Broadway play Personal Appearance

Alastair Sim

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Alastair George Bell Sim
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:

Movie A Christmas Carol (1951)

Helen Hayes

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Helen Hayes Brown
Nickname(s):
First Lady of the Theater
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Herbie Rides Again, Airport. First actress to win an Oscar in movie The Sin of Madelon Claude. Winner of Tony Award for Broadway plays Happy Birthday, Time Remembered. Also Oscar and Emmy awards. National Women's Hall of Fame 1973. Kennedy Center Honors 1981. Theater Hall of Fame. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1986. National Medal of Arts 1988. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6258 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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A star at 6549 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
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Goose Goslin

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Leon Allen Goslin
Nickname(s):
Goose
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfielder. Team Washington Senators. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1968. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1965. Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2016.

Jean Arthur

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Gladys Georgianna Greene
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, The Devil and Miss Jones, Shane, The More the Merrier. Some report 1905 as birth year - possibly she exagerated her age at one time. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6333 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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Cal Hubbard

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Calvin Hubbard
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76, 14 days before his 77th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tackle. NFL football teams New York Giants, Green Bay Packers, Pittsburgh Pirates. Later became an umpire in MLB. The only person in both national football and baseball halls. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1976. College Football Hall of Fame 1962. Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1970. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1971. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1966.

Eddie Anderson (football)

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Edward Nicholas Anderson
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams University of Iowa, Rochester Jeffersons, Chicago Cardinals. College Football Hall of Fame 1971. Iowa Sports Hall of Fame 1962.

Aaron Copland

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Aaron Copland
Nickname(s):
The Dean of American Composers
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90, 18 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lithuanian Jewish ancestry. Father's original name was Kaplan. Composed ballet songs Appalachian Spring, Rodeo, Billy the Kid. Popular fanfare song Fanfare for the Common Man. Awarded a special Congressional Gold Medal 1986. Kennedy Center Honors 1979. Long Island Music Hall of Fame. National Medal of Arts 1986. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1964.

Chester Gould

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Chester Gould
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:

Created cartoon strip Dick Tracy which he drew from 1931 to 1977. Oklahoma Cartoonists Hall of Fame 2005. Chicago Journalism Hall of Fame. William Randolph Hearst Cartoon Hall of Fame. Will Eisner Hall of Fame 2001.

Agnes Moorehead

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Agnes Robertson Moorehead
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:

TV series Bewitched. Movies Citizen Kane, The Magnificent Ambersons. National Radio Hall of Fame 2014. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1719 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6604 Delmar Boulevard.

Ted Lyons

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Theodore Amar Lyons
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher, manager. Team Chicago White Sox. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1960. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1955. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.
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