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People Born in the Year 1911 (64 found): Names Only

Hank Greenberg

Real/Birth Name:
Hyman Greenberg
Also Known As:
Henry Benjamin Greenberg
Nickname(s):
Hammerin' Hank
Hankus Pankus
The Hebrew Hammer
Bruggy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First baseman. Teams Detroit Tigers, Pittsburgh Pirates. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1958. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1956. Jewish-American Hall of Fame. International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1979. National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1995.

Gypsy Rose Lee

Real/Birth Name:
Rose Louise Hovick
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than June Havoc by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

A burlesque/striptease dancer. Movies The Stripper, The Over-The-Hill Gang, Belle of the Yukon. Burlesque Hall of Fame. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6351 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Hugh Marlowe

Real/Birth Name:
Hugh Herbert Hipple
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Elmer Gantry, Birdman of Alcatraz, Meet Me in St. Louis, Rawhide, All About Eve, Twelve O'Clock High. Broadway plays It Takes Two, Kiss the Boys Good-bye

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. 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.

Ernest Schmidt

Real/Birth Name:
Ernest J. Schmidt
Nickname(s):
One Grand
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Earned exactly 1,000 points in his college career. Team Kansas State Teachers College of Pittsburg. Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 2002. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1974. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.

Merle Oberon

Real/Birth Name:
Estelle Merle Thompson
Also Known As:
Lady Korda
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Private Life of Henry VIII, Pardon My French, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Wuthering Heights. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1960. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6274 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Jean Harlow

Real/Birth Name:
Harlean Carpentier
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
26
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Missouri Wall of Fame. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6910 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Smiley Burnette

Real/Birth Name:
Lester Alvin Burnett
Nickname(s):
Smiley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55, 30 days before his 56th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Sidekick to Gene Autry. TV series Petticoat Junction. Songs On the Strings of My Lonesome Guitar, Fetch Me Down My Trusty .45. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1971. Cowtown Society of Western Music Hall of Fame 2012. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6125 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Joseph Barbera

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Roland Barbera
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group Hanna-Barbera. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2001. Television Hall of Fame 1993. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6753 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: Hanna-Barbera for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 21 July 1976.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6753 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: Hanna-Barbera for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 21 July 1976.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Jack Ruby

Real/Birth Name:
Jacob Rubenstein
Also Known As:
Jack Leon Ruby
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Changed name legally in 1947 to Jack Leon Ruby. Killed
Lee Harvey Oswald
November 24, 1963. Convicted, died in prison.

Tennessee Williams

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Lanier Williams
Nickname(s):
Tom
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71, 29 days before his 72nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

second cousin of
second cousin once removed of

Brief Facts:

Playwright. Wrote plays A Streetcar Named Desire, The Glass Menagerie, Night of the Iguana. Movies A Streetcar Named Desire, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Died choking on a bottle cap. Kennedy Center Honors 1979. Theater Hall of Fame 1979. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1980. Rainbow Honor Walk. Missouri Wall of Fame. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6500 Delmar Boulevard.

Charles Goldenberg

Real/Birth Name:
Charles R. Goldenberg
Nickname(s):
Buckets
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75, 1 day after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Offensive guard, running back. Teams University of Wisconsin, Green Bay Packers. Invented the draw play. Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1972. International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1993. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1973.

Lee Falk

Real/Birth Name:
Leon Harrison Gross
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:

Brief Facts:

Changed his name after leaving college, taking his stepfather's middle name Falk. Creator of the popular comic strips The Phantom, Mandrake the Magician. Theater producer and director. Will Eisner Hall of Fame 2013. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6142 Delmar Boulevard; ceremony: 28 April 2015.

Phil Silvers

Real/Birth Name:
Philip Silversmith
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

In role of Sgt. Ernie Bilko Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6370 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 26 October 2000.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Big Joe Turner

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Vernon Turner Jr.
Nickname(s):
Big Joe
Boss of the Blues
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Corrina, Corrina, Shake, Rattle and Roll. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1987. Blues Hall of Fame 1983.

Henry Ephron

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

Relationships:

husband of
June Gale, until he died.
Older than June Gale by less than 1 year.
father of
husband of
Phoebe Ephron, until her earlier death.
Older than Phoebe Ephron by 2 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Carousel, There's No Business Like Show Business

Hubert H. Humphrey

Real/Birth Name:
Hubert Horatio Humphrey Jr.
Also Known As:
Hubert Humphrey
Nickname(s):
HHH
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:

Mayor of Minneapolis. Senator from Minnesota, 1949-1964 and 1971-1978. 38th vice president of the US under Lyndon Johnson. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1980. Congressional Gold Medal 1979.

Vincent Price

Real/Birth Name:
Vincent Leonard Price Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Missouri Wall of Fame. Missouri Walk of Fame 2013. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6201 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6501 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6509 Delmar Boulevard.

Ellen Corby

Real/Birth Name:
Ellen Hansen
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grandma Walton on TV series The Waltons. TV series Trackdown

Claudia Morgan

Real/Birth Name:
Claudeigh Louise Wuppermann
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Radio series The Thin Man in role as Nora Charles. Many plays on Broadway, 1929-1957.

Dootsie Williams

Real/Birth Name:
Walter D. Williams Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Record label Duotone founder.

Gail Patrick

Real/Birth Name:
Margaret LaVelle Fitzpatrick
Also Known As:
Gail Patrick Jackson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69, 16 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies My Man Godfrey, My Favorite Wife. Executive producer of TV series Perry Mason

Babe Didrikson Zaharias

Real/Birth Name:
Mildred Ella Didriksen
Also Known As:
Mildred Ella Didrikson
Babe Didrikson
Babe Zaharias
Nickname(s):
Babe
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Called Babe by childhood friends who thought she batted like Babe Ruth. Name changed from Didriksen after it was accidentally spelled Didrikson. Olympic Gold Medal 1932 in Los Angeles in the javelin and hurdles events, second in high jump. Played semiprofessional women's basketball. Later became a pro golfer, co-founder of the LPGA tour. Considered the greatest female athlete of the 20th century. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1983. Honored on an 18 cent US postage stamp. National Women's Hall of Fame 1976. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1980. World Golf Hall of Fame 1951. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1974. Colorado Women's Hall of Fame 2008. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1964. Colorado Sports Hall of Fame 1974. Texas Track and Field Coaches Hall of Fame 2016. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Bernard Herrmann

Real/Birth Name:
Max Herrman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Composition of music for films Citizen Kane, The Day the Earth Stood Still, The Ghost and Mrs. Muir, Cape Fear (1962), Taxi Driver. For Alfred Hitchcock, movies Psycho, North by Northwest, The Man Who Knew Too Much, Vertigo

Mitch Miller

Real/Birth Name:
Mitchell William Miller
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
99, 27 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Sing Along with Mitch Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7013 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Jane Gale

Real/Birth Name:
Helen Gilmartin
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
107 (may be unreliable data?)
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Jean Gale by 1 year.
older sister of
Older than Joan Gale by 1 year.
twin sister of
The same age as June Gale.

Brief Facts:

Movies in the 1930s: Poor Little Rich Boy, Melody in the Spring

June Gale

Real/Birth Name:
Doris Gilmartin
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Henry Ephron, until his earlier death.
Younger than Henry Ephron by less than 1 year.
twin sister of
The same age as Jane Gale.
older sister of
Older than Jean Gale by 1 year.
older sister of
Older than Joan Gale by 1 year.
wife of
Oscar Levant, until his earlier death.
Younger than Oscar Levant by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Charlie Chan at Treasure Island, Heroes of the Range

LaVerne Andrews

Real/Birth Name:
LaVerne Sophie Andrews
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Maxene Andrews by 4 years.
older sister of
Older than Patty Andrews by 6 years.

Brief Facts:

Member of The Andrews Sisters. Best known songs Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree, Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy Minnesota Music Hall of Fame 2010 as a member of The Andrews Sisters.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1998 as a member of The Andrews Sisters.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6834 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: The Andrews Sisters for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Cootie Williams

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Melvin Williams
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Trumpeter. Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame 1991. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1993.

Riley Smith

Real/Birth Name:
Riley Henry Smith
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88, 26 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams University of Alabama, Washington Redskins. Coached at Washington and Lee University. College Football Hall of Fame 1985. Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum 1984. Mobile Sports Hall of Fame 1988. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1978.

Terry-Thomas

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Terry Hoar Stevens
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World, Robin Hood, Bang! Bang! You're Dead!

Ginger Rogers

Real/Birth Name:
Virginia Katherine McMath
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Lew Ayres by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Member WAMPAS Baby Stars (1932). Paired with Fred Astaire in many movies. Kennedy Center Honors 1992. Missouri Wall of Fame 1992. Hall of Famous Missourians. Missouri Walk of Fame 2016. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6772 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 15 November 1992.

Sonny Tufts

Real/Birth Name:
Bowen Charlton Tufts III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Cottonpickin' Chickenpickers, The Seven Year Itch, The Virginian

Hume Cronyn

Real/Birth Name:
Hume Blake Cronyn Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 33 days before his 92nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Jessica Tandy, until her earlier death.
Younger than Jessica Tandy by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Cocoon, Cocoon: The Return, *batteries not included, The World According to Garp. Broadway play A Delicate Balance. Canada's Walk of Fame 1999. Kennedy Center Honors 1986. Theater Hall of Fame 1979. National Medal of Arts 1990.

Buddy Clark

Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Goldberg
Also Known As:
Sam Goldberg
Nickname(s):
The Contented Crooner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Popular singer, often recorded with Xavier Cugat. Songs Linda, Rosalie, How Are Things in Glocca Morra?, These Foolish Things, Peg O' My Heart, Baby, It's Cold Outside. Died in a plane crash October 1, 1949 - plane ran out of fuel or the fuel line clogged, and crashed in Los Angeles trying to land on Beverly Boulevard. He died an hour later; all others aboard survived. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6800 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Robert Taylor

Real/Birth Name:
Spangler Arlington Brough
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Barbara Stanwyck by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie Quo Vadis. TV series The Detectives Starring Robert Taylor. Hall of Great Western Performers 1970. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Lucille Ball

Real/Birth Name:
Lucille Desiree Ball
Also Known As:
Diane Belmont
Lucille Ball Arnaz'Lucille Ball Morton
Nickname(s):
Lucy
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than Desi Arnaz by 5 years.
mother of
wife of
Gary Morton, until she died.
Older than Gary Morton by 13 years.
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Star of TV shows I Love Lucy, The Lucy Show, Here's Lucy. Movies Mame, Yours, Mine and Ours, The Long, Long Trailer. Broadway musical Wildcat. National Women's Hall of Fame 2001. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1992. Kennedy Center Honors 1986. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1992. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1989. Television Hall of Fame 1984. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1988. Cecil B DeMille Award 1979. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6436 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6100 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Cantinflas

Real/Birth Name:
Mario Moreno Reyes
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Around the World in Eighty Days Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6438 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 10 October 1980.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Bill Monroe

Real/Birth Name:
William Smith Monroe
Nickname(s):
The Father of Bluegrass Music
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74, 4 days before his 75th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Primary origin of Bluegrass music style. Mandolin musician. International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame 1991. Country Music Hall of Fame 1970. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1997. Group Blue Grass Boys. Song Blue Moon of Kentucky is now the state song. Kentucky Music Hall of Fame 2002. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1971. National Medal of Arts 1995. International Guitar Hall of Fame.

Euell Gibbons

Real/Birth Name:
Euell Theophilus Gibbons
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Advocate for organic and wild foods. Lived as a hobo in the 1930s. Book Stalking the Wild Asparagus. Spokesperson for Grape-Nuts on TV.

Jo Jones

Real/Birth Name:
Jonathan David Samuel Jones
Also Known As:
Papa Jo Jones
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73, 34 days before his 74th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Jazz drummer. Pioneered use of brushes. Movie Jamminn' the Blues. ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1990. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1979. Percussive Arts Society Hall of Fame 1990.

Vaughn Monroe

Real/Birth Name:
Vaughn Wilton Monroe
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Racing with the Moon, In the Still of the Night, In the Middle of the House, Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1600 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 1755 Vine Street for contributions to radio.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Molly O'Day

Real/Birth Name:
Suzanne Dobson Noonan
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86, 1 day before her 87th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger sister of
Younger than Sally O'Neil by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Member of WAMPAS Baby Stars (1928). Movie The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come

Piano Red

Real/Birth Name:
William Lee Perryman
Also Known As:
Piano Red Perryman
Dr, Feelgood
Willie Lee Perryman
Nickname(s):
Willie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pianist. Radio shows Piano Red Show, Dr. Feelgood Show. Song Rockin' with Red may be credited for part of the term "rock and roll." Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1983.

Will Rogers Jr.

Real/Birth Name:
William Vann Rogers
Also Known As:
William Vann Rogers Jr.
Nickname(s):
Bill
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Jimmy Rogers by 3 years.
son of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Congressman from California 1943-44, left early to join the Army. Movies The Story of Will Rogers, Wild Heritage. Suicide by gunshot. Different middle name from his father, yet used "Jr.."

Sonny Terry

Real/Birth Name:
Saunders Terrell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22

Brief Facts:

Blues Hall of Fame 1987.

Mahalia Jackson

Real/Birth Name:
Mahala Jackson
Nickname(s):
Halie
The Queen of Gospel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Gospel singer, also active in the civil rights movement. Louisiana Music Hall of Fame 2008. Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame 1995. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1997. GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame 1978. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6840 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 1 September 1988.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Sid Gillman

Real/Birth Name:
Sidney Gillman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Position end for teams Ohio State University, Cleveland Rams. Coach for teams Miami University, University of Cincinnati, Los Angeles Rams, San Diego Chargers, Houston Oilers. College Football Hall of Fame 1989. International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1991. National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 2002. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1983. San Diego Chargers Hall of Fame 1985. Breitbard Hall of Fame 1987. Ohio State Men's Varsity "O" Hall of Fame 1981.

Leif Erickson

Real/Birth Name:
William Wycliffe Anderson
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:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Frances Farmer by 1 year.
ex-husband of

Brief Facts:

Trombonist. Movies The Carpetbaggers, Tea and Sympathy. Divorced Frances Farmer then married Margaret Hayes on the same day, June 12, 1942. Divorced Hayes after 1 month.

Ruth Hussey

Real/Birth Name:
Ruth Carol Hussey
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie The Great Gatsby (1949) Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1551 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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Dixie Lee

Real/Birth Name:
Wilma Winifred Wyatt
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
40, 3 days before her 41st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Bing Crosby, until she died.
Younger than Bing Crosby by 8 years.
grandmother of
mother of
mother of
mother of
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movie Love in Bloom

Roy Rogers

Real/Birth Name:
Leonard Franklin Slye
Also Known As:
Dick Weston
Len Slye
Nickname(s):
King of the Cowboys
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Dale Evans, until he died.
Older than Dale Evans by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Member of group Sons of the Pioneers. Songs Cool Water, Tumbling Tumbleweeds. Movies Under Western Stars, Son of Paleface, Rhythm on the Range, King of the Cowboys. TV series The Roy Rogers Show. Hall of Great Western Performers 1976. Santa Clarita Walk of Western Stars 1983. Texas Trail of Fame 1997. Hall of Great Western Performers 1995 as a member of Sons of the Pioneers.
Country Music Hall of Fame 1980 as a member of Sons of the Pioneers.
Texas Trail of Fame 2001 as a member of Sons of the Pioneers.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2005 as a member of Sons of the Pioneers.
Western Music Association Hall of Fame 1989 as a member of Sons of the Pioneers.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1752 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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A star at 1733 Vine Street for contributions to radio.
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A star at 1620 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
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Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 100 Museum Drive; ceremony: 5 May 2001.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6845 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: Sons of the Pioneers for contributions to the recording industry.
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Jay Ose

Real/Birth Name:
Javen A. Ose
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55, 1 day before his 56th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Started Magic Castle in Los Angeles. Movie The Flim-Flam Man

Patric Knowles

Real/Birth Name:
Reginald Lawrence Knowles
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:

Movies Auntie Mame, Frankenstein Meets the Wolfman, The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6542 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Buck O'Neil

Real/Birth Name:
John Jordan O'Neil
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Negro league player and coach. Team Kansas City Monarchs as a first baseman and manager. Coach and scout for team Chicago Cubs. The oldest man ever to make a plate appearance in a professional game at age 94, in July 2006. One vote shy of the hall of fame at a special vote in 2006. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2006. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1994. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1999. Hall of Famous Missourians 2012. National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 2011.

Joe Medwick

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Michael Medwick
Nickname(s):
Ducky
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Left fielder. Teams Scottdale Scotties, St. Louis Cardinals, Brooklyn Dodgers, New York Giants, Boston Braves, Miami Beach Flamingos. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1968. New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 1993. St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame. St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2009.

Lee J. Cobb

Real/Birth Name:
Leo Jacoby
Also Known As:
Leo Colt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movie On the Waterfront. Theater Hall of Fame 1981.

Broderick Crawford

Real/Birth Name:
William Broderick Crawford
Gender:
Male
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:

Movies All the King's Men, The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover, The Black Cat, Born Yesterday. Broadway play Of Mice and Men. TV series Highway Patrol Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6901 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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A star at 6736 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Chet Huntley

Real/Birth Name:
Chester Robert Huntley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV news program The Huntley-Brinkley Report on NBC. Small part in movie Executive Suite. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1996. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1996. Television Hall of Fame 1988.

Sidney Fox

Real/Birth Name:
Sidney Leiffer
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
30, 25 days before her 31st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of WAMPAS Baby Stars (1931). Movie Bad Sister. Mistress of a movie executive. Died of an overdose of sleeping pills. Coroner ruled it an accident.

Spike Jones

Real/Birth Name:
Lindley Armstrong Jones
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Known for silly sounds and whistles in recordings. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
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A star at 6290 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
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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.
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Josh Gibson

Real/Birth Name:
Joshua Gibson
Nickname(s):
the black Babe Ruth
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
35, 30 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Negro League catcher. Teams Homestead Grays, Pittsburgh Crawfords, Rojos del Įguila de Veracruz. Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 2003. Mexican Professional Baseball Hall of Fame 1971. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1972. National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 2011. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1970. Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame.

Bashful Brother Oswald

Real/Birth Name:
Beecher Ray Kirby
Nickname(s):
Pete
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Dobro player with the Roy Acuff band Smoky Mountain Boys. International Guitar Hall of Fame.
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