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People Born in the Year 1916 (70 found): Names Only

Betty Furness

Real/Birth Name:
Elizabeth Mary Furness
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV shows What's My Line?, Today. Consumer advocate under President Johnson. Spokesperson for Westinghouse. Movies Swing Time, The Band Plays On. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1986. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1533 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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A star at 6675 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Maxene Andrews

Real/Birth Name:
Maxine Angelyn Andrews
Nickname(s):
Maxene
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger sister of
Younger than LaVerne Andrews by 4 years.
older sister of
Older than Patty Andrews by 2 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.
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Vic Mizzy

Real/Birth Name:
Victor Mizzy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Composed the theme for TV shows The Addams Family, Green Acres. Songs My Dreams are Getting Better All the Time, Take It Easy, Pretty Kitty Blue Eyes

House Peters Jr.

Real/Birth Name:
Robert House Peters Jr.
Also Known As:
House Peters
Nickname(s):
Junie
Junior
Juny
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Best known for role as Mr. Clean in commercials. Movies The Day the Earth Stood Still, Rio Conchos, The Dakota Kid, Strategic Air Command, Rebel Without a Cause. TV series Lassie, The Lone Ranger

Jay McShann

Real/Birth Name:
James Columbus McShann
Nickname(s):
Hootie
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:

Big band The Jay McShann Orchestra. Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame 1989. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1985. Blues Hall of Fame 1988. Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame 1998.

Betty Tanner

Real/Birth Name:
Betty D. Toczylowski
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie The Wizard of Oz. Member of The Munchkins. Grew to height 4' 3." 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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Eddie Arcaro

Real/Birth Name:
George Edward Arcaro
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won more American classic races than any other jockey in history and is the only rider to have won the U.S. Triple Crown twice. Spokesman for Buick commercials. National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame 1958. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame 1987.

Jackie Gleason

Real/Birth Name:
Herbert John Gleason
Also Known As:
Herbert Walton Gleason Jr.
Nickname(s):
The Great One
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV show The Honeymooners. Movies Smokey and the Bandit, The Hustler, Soldier in the Rain. Tony Award for acting in Broadway musical play Take Me Along. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1994. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1994. Television Hall of Fame 1986. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6231 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
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A star at 6300 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Dinah Shore

Real/Birth Name:
Frances Rose Shore
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 5 days before her 78th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than George Montgomery by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Her own television shows. Songs I'll Walk Alone, You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To, Buttons and Bows, The Anniversary Song, Baby, It's Cold Outside. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1999. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. LPGA Tour Hall of Fame 1994. World Golf Hall of Fame 1994. Television Hall of Fame 1991. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1980. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6901 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
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A star at 1751 Vine Street for contributions to radio.
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A star at 6916 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 100 Museum Drive; ceremony: 23 March 1996.

Virginia Gregg

Real/Birth Name:
Virginia Gregg Burket
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Radio shows as Dragnet, The Lone Ranger and more. Movies Spencer's Mountain, Psycho as the voice of the mother of Norman Bates

Harry James

Real/Birth Name:
Harry Haag James
Also Known As:
The Youngest Contortionist in the World
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Betty Grable by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Trumpet player. Group Music Makers. Found Frank Sinatra working as a waiter, hired him as singer for his band. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1983. Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1983. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6683 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
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Mercedes McCambridge

Real/Birth Name:
Carlotta Mercedes Agnes McCambridge
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87, 14 days before her 88th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Broadway play Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf. Movies All the King's Men, Giant, The Exorcist, in which she did the demon voice for Linda Blair. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1720 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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A star at 6243 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Hi Bithorn

Real/Birth Name:
Hiram Gabriel Bithorn
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
35
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Right-handed pitcher who became the first baseball player from Puerto Rico in Major League Baseball. Teams Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox. Shot by a policeman in Mexico.

Jean Rogers

Real/Birth Name:
Eleanor Dorothy Lovegren
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74, 29 days before her 75th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Role of Dale Arden in movie serial Flash Gordon. Movie Whistling in Brooklyn

Sterling Hayden

Real/Birth Name:
Sterling Relyea Walter
Also Known As:
John Hamilton
Sterling Walter Hayden
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Name changed at age 9 when he was adopted. OSS during WW II as John Hamilton. Movies The Godfather, The Asphalt Jungle, 9 to 5, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Tommy Bolt

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Henry Bolt
Nickname(s):
Thunder
Terrible Tommy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Winner of the U.S. Open in 1958. Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 2002. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1980. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1974. World Golf Hall of Fame 2002.

Jeff Heath

Real/Birth Name:
John Geoffrey Heath
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Left field. Teams Yakima Bears, Cleveland Indians, Washington Senators, St. Louis Browns, Boston Braves. Became a naturalized US citizen. Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame 1988.

Iron Eyes Cody

Real/Birth Name:
Espera Oscar de Corti
Nickname(s):
Oscar
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Known for commercials against littering. He was not an Indian, but claimed to be. Movies A Man Called Horse, Ernest Goes to Camp. TV series The Cisco Kid. Santa Clarita Walk of Western Stars 1986. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6655 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 20 April 1983.
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Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 255 S. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 15 January 1999.

Gregory Peck

Real/Birth Name:
Eldred Gregory Peck
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie To Kill a Mockingbird in role of Atticus Finch. Movies The Keys of the Kingdom, The Yearling, Gentleman's Agreement, Twelve O'Clock High, On the Beach, The Guns of Navarone, Mackenna's Gold, MacArthur, Cape Fear (1962), Cape Fear. Hall of Great Western Performers 1979. Kennedy Center Honors 1991. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1969. National Medal of Arts 1998. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1983. Cecil B DeMille Award 1969. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6100 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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Bud Wilkinson

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Burnham Wilkinson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head football coach at the University of Oklahoma from 1947 to 1963. 1964 legally changed his first name to Bud. Ran as a Republican for the U.S. Senate in 1964. College Football Hall of Fame 1969. Oklahoma Hall of Fame 1963. Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1978. Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame. Amos Alonzo Stagg Award 1984.

Enos Slaughter

Real/Birth Name:
Enos Bradsher Slaughter
Nickname(s):
Country
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfielder. Teams St. Louis Cardinals, New York Yankees. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1985. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1999. North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame 1964. St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame.

Phil Brown

Real/Birth Name:
Philip Mortimer Brown
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

In movie Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope in role of the uncle of Luke Skywalker. Blacklisted after the HUAC investigation.

Glenn Ford

Real/Birth Name:
Gwyllyn Samuel Newton Ford
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Eleanor Powell by 3 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Blackboard Jungle, Teahouse of the August Moon, Superman, Midway. TV series Cade's County. Hall of Great Western Performers 1978. French Legion of Honor. Santa Clarita Walk of Western Stars 2012. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6933 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Dennis Day

Real/Birth Name:
Owen Patrick Eugene McNulty
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72, 32 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Tenor voice. Radio program A Day in the Life of Dennis Day. Radio and TV show The Jack Benny Program. Often said "Gee, Mr. Benny!" Song Dear Hearts and Gentle People. Voice actor for cartoons. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7048 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
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A star at 6646 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Harold Robbins

Real/Birth Name:
Harold Rubin
Also Known As:
Frank Kane
Harold Rubin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wrote the books The Carpetbaggers, The Dream Merchants Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6743 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 14 December 1975.
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Bobby Guy

Real/Birth Name:
William Robert Guy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47, 1 day before his 48th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Rose Marie, until he died.
Older than Rose Marie by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Trumpeter. With NBC and TV show Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.

Charles Aldrich

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Collins Aldrich
Also Known As:
Charles "Ki" Aldrich
Nickname(s):
Ki
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:

Center, linebacker. Teams Texas Christian University, Chicago Cardinals, Washington Redskins. College Football Hall of Fame 1960. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1983. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Francis Crick

Real/Birth Name:
Francis Harry Compton Crick
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Co-winner of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for work showing the double helix shape of DNA. Liberty Medal 2000.

Dorothy McGuire

Real/Birth Name:
Dorothy Hackett McGuire
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Old Yeller, The Greatest Story Ever Told, Three Coins in the Fountain Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6933 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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Hank Luisetti

Real/Birth Name:
Angelo-Giuseppi Luisetti
Nickname(s):
Ange
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Forward, team Stanford University. Popularized the jump shot. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1980. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. Pac-12 Men's Basketball Hall of Honor 2002.

Olivia de Havilland

Real/Birth Name:
Olivia Mary De Havilland
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
102
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Joan Fontaine by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movies Gone with the Wind, Hush Hush Sweet Charlotte, To Each His Own. Named a Dame 2017. National Medal of Arts 2008. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6762 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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Ken Curtis

Real/Birth Name:
Curtis Wain Gates
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:

Group Sons of the Pioneers. Role of Festus on TV series Gunsmoke. Middle name is NOT Wayne. Hall of Great Western Performers 1981. Dodge City Trail of Fame. 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 6845 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: Sons of the Pioneers for contributions to the recording industry.
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John Kundla

Real/Birth Name:
John Albert Kundla
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
101, 20 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach, teams Minneapolis Lakers, University of Minnesota. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1995. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.

Joe Robbie

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Robbie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Owner-founder pro football team Miami Dolphins. Movie Black Sunday. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1990. Miami Dolphin Honor Roll 1990.

Keenan Wynn

Real/Birth Name:
Francis Xavier Aloysius Wynn
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

son of
ex-husband of
Younger than Eve Abbott by 2 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Movies Son of Flubber, Bikini Beach, Herbie Rides Again, Stagecoach Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1515 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
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David Brown

Real/Birth Name:
David Brown
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Helen Gurley Brown, until he died.
Older than Helen Gurley Brown by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Films Jaws, Cocoon, Driving Miss Daisy. Play and movie A Few Good Men. Broadway musicals Sweet Smell of Success, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Nominated for Tony Award for both musicals. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1993.

Laird Cregar

Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Laird Cregar
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
28
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Ten Gentlemen from West Point Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1716 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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Charlie Christian

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Christian
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
25
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Jazz and swing guitarist. Performed with Benny Goodman. Died young, of tuberculosis. Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame 1989. ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1981. Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame 2002. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1990. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1981. Nesuhi Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame 2007.

Dick Wilson

Real/Birth Name:
Riccardo DiGuglielmo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

On Charmin commercials in role as Mr. Whipple. TV show Bewitched

Buddy Hayes

Real/Birth Name:
Theodore Harmon Hayes
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Vocals, string bass and tuba. TV show The Lawrence Welk Show from 1954 to 1965. Song When Yuba Plays the Tuba "down in Cuba."

Jean Hazlewood

Real/Birth Name:
Ora Jean Hazlewood
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
wife of
Richard Widmark, until she died.
Younger than Richard Widmark by 1 year.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movie The Secret Ways

Buddy Lewis

Real/Birth Name:
John Kelly Lewis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Third baseman, right field. Team Washington Senators. North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame 1975.

Wellington Mara

Real/Birth Name:
Wellington Timothy Mara
Nickname(s):
The Duke
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
younger brother of
Younger than Jack Mara by 8 years.
father of
grandfather of
grandfather of
son of
uncle of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Co-owner, team New York Giants. New Jersey Hall of Fame 2012. New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 1995. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1997. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1990. National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 2006. New York Giants Ring of Honor 2010.

Tommy Thompson (football)

Real/Birth Name:
Lurtis Pryor Thompson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams Pittsburgh Steelers, Philadelphia Eagles. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2012.

Marie Wilson

Real/Birth Name:
Katherine Elizabeth Wilson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies My Friend Irma (1949), Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation, Babes in Toyland (1934) Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6601 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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A star at 6301 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
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A star at 6765 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Van Johnson

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Van Dell Johnson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Eve Abbott by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies 30 Seconds Over Tokyo, Caine Mutiny, The Bride Goes Wild, Too Young to Kiss, Go for Broke, Command Decision, Thrill of a Romance, Brigadoon, State of the Union, Madame Curie Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6600 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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Martha Raye

Real/Birth Name:
Margaret Teresa Yvonne O'Reed
Nickname(s):
Colonel Maggie
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show The Martha Raye Show. Was a nurse. Buried at the Special Forces cemetery at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1993. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6251 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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A star at 6547 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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George Montgomery

Real/Birth Name:
George Montgomery Letz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Dinah Shore by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

TV series Cimarron City. Movies Battle of the Bulge, Toughest Gun in Tombstone, The Riders of the Purple Sage, Coney Island. Santa Clarita Walk of Western Stars 1991. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6301 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 100 Museum Drive; ceremony: 28 April 1995.

Daniel Schorr

Real/Birth Name:
Daniel Louis Schorr
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
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On National Public Radio as well as CNN.

Rossano Brazzi

Real/Birth Name:
Rossano Brazzi
Also Known As:
Rosanno Brazzi
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Three Coins in the Fountain, The Italian Job, The Barefoot Contessa, South Pacific. Songs Some Enchanted Evening, This Nearly Was Mine

Peter Finch

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick George Peter Ingle Finch
Also Known As:
William Mitchell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
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Brief Facts:

Movies Network, The Nun's Story, Sunday Bloody Sunday, Far from the Madding Crowd, Raid on Entebbe

James Herriot

Real/Birth Name:
James Alfred Wight
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

A veterinarian. Stories about a country veterinarian, referred to collectively as All Creatures Great and Small

Slim Aarons

Real/Birth Name:
George Allen Aarons
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Published book Slim Aarons: Once Upon a Time. Famed for photos of celebrities.

Walter Cronkite

Real/Birth Name:
Walter Leland Cronkite Jr.
Also Known As:
Walter Wilcox
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
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Brief Facts:

News anchor for TV program CBS Evening News for 19 years (1962-1981.) Covered many famous events, including Vietnam War, assassinations of Kennedy and King, Watergate, and the moon landings. International Space Hall of Fame. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1993. Missouri Wall of Fame. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1993. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1981. Hall of Famous Missourians 1999. Television Hall of Fame 1985.

Ray Coniff

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Raymond Coniff
Also Known As:
Engberg
Jay Raye
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85, 25 days before his 86th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Arranger for Mitch Miller. Group Ray Coniff Singers. Song Somewhere My Love based on the song Lara's Theme. Between 1957 and 1968, Conniff had 28 albums in the American Top 40. Died from a fall in his bathtub.

Billy May

Real/Birth Name:
William E. May
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Take the A Train. Lead band The Billy May Orchestra. Trumpeter. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1988.

Sherwood Schwartz

Real/Birth Name:
Sherwood Charles Schwartz
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:

Created TV series Gilligan's Island, The Brady Bunch. Co-wrote theme songs for them and other programs. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2009. Television Hall of Fame 2008. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6541 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 7 March 2008.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Bill Melendez

Real/Birth Name:
JosÚ Cuauhtemoc MelÚndez
Nickname(s):
Bill
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:

Animated or produced many 'Peanuts' cartoon special movies, including A Charlie Brown Christmas. Voice of Snoopy

Daws Butler

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Dawson Butler
Also Known As:
Dawes Butler
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Voice actor for many characters, in role of Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound, Chilly Willy, Quick-Draw McGraw, Elroy Jetson, Loopy De Loop in animated cartoons.

Evelyn Keyes

Real/Birth Name:
Evelyn Louise Keyes
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Artie Shaw by 6 years.
ex-wife of
Younger than Charles Vidor by 16 years.
ex-wife of
Younger than John Huston by 10 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Gone with the Wind, Here Comes Mr. Jordan, Mrs. Mike, The Seven Year Itch, Hell's Half Acre, Around the World in Eighty Days

Sid Luckman

Real/Birth Name:
Sidney Luckman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback, the first modern T-formation quarterback, and considered the greatest long range passer of his time. Teams Columbia University, Chicago Bears. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. College Football Hall of Fame 1960. International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1979. National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1995. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965. Columbia University Athletics Hall of Fame 2006. Walter Camp Distinguished American Award 1988.

Ken Kavanaugh

Real/Birth Name:
Kenneth William Kavanaugh
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

End. Teams Louisiana State University, Chicago Bears. Ends coach, several teams, then a scout. Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 1966. College Football Hall of Fame 1963. Knute Rockne Memorial Trophy 1939. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1970.

Frankie Muse Freeman

Real/Birth Name:
Marie Frankie Muse
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
101
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Civil rights attorney, the first woman to be appointed to the United States Commission on Civil Rights. National Bar Association Hall of Fame 1990. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2007. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6138 Delmar Boulevard; ceremony: 16 April 2015.

Chick Hearn

Real/Birth Name:
Francis Dayle Hearn
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

For the basketball team Los Angeles Lakers radio play-by-play. Invented the term slam dunk. California Sports Hall of Fame 2007. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1991. American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame 1995. NSMA Hall of Fame 1997. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6755 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio; ceremony: 24 September 1986.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Kirk Douglas

Real/Birth Name:
Issur Danielovitch Demsky
Also Known As:
Isidore Demsky
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
101, 22 days before his 102nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
grandfather of
ex-husband of
Older than Diana Douglas by 6 years.
father of
father of
father of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Spartacus, Seven Days in May, It Runs in the Family, The List of Adrian Messenger. Hall of Great Western Performers 1984. Kennedy Center Honors 1994. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1981. National Medal of Arts 2001. French Legion of Honor. Cecil B DeMille Award 1968. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6263 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Parker Hall

Real/Birth Name:
Linus Parker Hall
Nickname(s):
Bullet
Tunica Tornado
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback / tailback. Teams University of Mississippi, Cleveland Rams, San Francisco 49ers. College Football Hall of Fame 1991. Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum 1970. Ole Miss Athletics Hall of Fame 1987.

Archie Moore

Real/Birth Name:
Archibald Lee Wright
Nickname(s):
The Old Mongoose
The Mongoose
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81, 4 days before his 82nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Professional champion boxing career. Light Heavyweight World Champion 1952-1959 and 1961. Movie The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. San Diego Hall of Champions 1956. South Dakota Hall of Fame 1996. Breitbard Hall of Fame 1956. Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame 2014. Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum 2018. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6648 Delmar Boulevard.

Mark Stevens

Real/Birth Name:
Richard William Stevens
Also Known As:
Stephen Richard
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Within These Walls, The Dark Corner, The Snake Pit Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6637 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Ruth Johnson Colvin

Real/Birth Name:
Ruth Johnson
Also Known As:
Ruth Colvin
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
101, 29 days before her 102nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Literacy activist. National Women's Hall of Fame 1993. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2006.

Betty Grable

Real/Birth Name:
Elizabeth Ruth Grable
Nickname(s):
The Girl With the Million Dollar Legs
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Harry James by less than 1 year.
ex-wife of
Younger than Jackie Coogan by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Famed pin-up in World War II. Movie How to Marry a Millionaire. Missouri Wall of Fame. Hall of Famous Missourians 2009. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6525 Hollywood Boulevard 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 6350 Delmar Boulevard.
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