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People Born in the Year 1919 (73 found): Names Only

Carole Landis

Real/Birth Name:
Frances Lillian Mary Ridste
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
29
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Name was legally changed. Movies One Million B.C. (1940), Brass Monkey, Moon Over Miami. Suicide by drug overdose at age 29. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1765 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

J.D. Salinger

Real/Birth Name:
Jerome David Salinger
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 26 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Author of the novel The Catcher in the Rye published 1951.

Robert Stack

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Langford Modini
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show Unsolved Mysteries Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7001 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 445 N. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 6 December 1996.

Andy Rooney

Real/Birth Name:
Andrew Aitken Rooney
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:

Funny commentator on CBS news TV program 60 Minutes. Book Years of Minutes

Jinx Falkenburg

Real/Birth Name:
Eugenia Lincoln Falkenburg
Also Known As:
Jinx Falkenburg McCrary
Jinx McCrary
Gender:
Female
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:

Moviec Meet Me on Broadway (1946), Cover Girl Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Ernie Kovacs

Real/Birth Name:
Ernest Edward Kovacs
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42, 10 days before his 43rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Edie Adams, until he died.
Older than Edie Adams by 8 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies North to Alaska, Bell, Book and Candle. Died in a car accident. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1995. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1995. Television Hall of Fame 1987. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1989. Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame 1992. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6307 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Frances Bay

Real/Birth Name:
Frances Goffman
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Arachnophobia, Happy Gilmore, In the Mouth of Madness, Blue Velvet. TV series Twin Peaks. Canada's Walk of Fame 2008.

Jackie Robinson

Real/Birth Name:
Jack Roosevelt Robinson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The first African-American in the major leagues, on the team Brooklyn Dodgers. Subject of movie 42. California Hall of Fame 2007. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1962. California Sports Hall of Fame 2007. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1984. Congressional Gold Medal 2003. Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame 1991. Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1998. Yankee Stadium Monument Park 2007. UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame 1984. National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 2011. National College Baseball Hall of Fame 2008. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2001. Los Angeles Memorial Coloseum Court of Honors 2005. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. National High School Hall of Fame 1993. International League Hall of Fame 1960.

Red Buttons

Real/Birth Name:
Aaron Chwatt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Poseidon Adventure, The Longest Day, They Shoot Horses, Don't They?. TV show Knots Landing. Bronx Walk of Fame 1998. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1651 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Tim Holt

Real/Birth Name:
Charles John Holt III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54, 10 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

son of
older brother of
Older than Jennifer Holt by 1 year.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Movie The Treasure of the Sierra Madre. Hall of Great Western Performers 1991.

Jock Mahoney

Real/Birth Name:
Jacques O'Mahoney
Nickname(s):
Jocko
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Margaret Field by 3 years.
step-father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Range Rider, Tarzan the Magnificent

Eva Gabor

Real/Birth Name:
Eva Gabor
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

aunt of
daughter of
younger sister of
Younger than Magda Gabor by 3 years.
younger sister of
Younger than Zsa Zsa Gabor by 2 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

TV series Green Acres, Petticoat Junction. Voice actor in cartoon movies The Rescuers, The Aristocats Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6614 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 23 October 1984.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Eddie Robinson

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Gay Robinson
Also Known As:
Edward Gay Robinson Sr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

57 years from 1941 to 1997 as head coach, team Grambling State University. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2010. College Football Hall of Fame 1997. Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame 2008. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 2001. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1985. Reds Bagnell Award 1990. Amos Alonzo Stagg Award 1982. Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year Award 1992. Walter Camp Distinguished American Award 1982. Southwestern Athletic Conference Hall of Fame 1992.

Tennessee Ernie Ford

Real/Birth Name:
Ernest Jennings Ford
Nickname(s):
The Ol' Pea-Picker
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Sixteen Tons. TV show I Love Lucy. Country Music Hall of Fame 1990. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1984. GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame 1994. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6922 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 1600 Vine Street for contributions to radio.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6311 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Jack Palance

Real/Birth Name:
Walter Jack Palanuik
(or) Vladimir Palanuik
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Hall of Great Western Performers 1992. Santa Clarita Walk of Western Stars 1993. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6608 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Monte Irvin

Real/Birth Name:
Monford Merrill Irvin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Left fielder, also right field. Teams Newark Eagles, New York Giants, Chicago Cubs. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1981. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1973. New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 1994. Mexican Professional Baseball Hall of Fame 1971.

Jennifer Jones

Real/Birth Name:
Phylis Lee Isley
Also Known As:
Phyllis Isley
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
David O. Selznick, until his earlier death.
Younger than David O. Selznick by 16 years.
wife of
Norton Simon, until his earlier death.
Younger than Norton Simon by 12 years.
ex-wife of
Younger than Robert Walker by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movies The Towering Inferno, Love is a Many-Splendored Thing, The Song of Bernadette, Duel in the Sun, A Farewell to Arms Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6429 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Buck Baker

Real/Birth Name:
Elzie Wiley Baker
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

International Motorsports Hall of Fame 1990. National Motorsports Press Association Hall of Fame 1982. Talladega Walk of Fame 2001. Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 1998. NASCAR Hall of Fame 2013. North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame 1992. Daytona Beach Stock Car Racing Hall of Fame 1996.

Ralph H. Miller

Real/Birth Name:
Ralph H. Miller
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

At team University of Kansas won 3 letters in both football and basketball. Coach teams University of Wichita, University of Iowa, Oregon State University. Henry Iba Award 1981. Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 1975. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1988. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006. Pac-12 Men's Basketball Hall of Honor 2006. National High School Hall of Fame 1989.

Bulldog Turner

Real/Birth Name:
Clyde Douglas Turner
Also Known As:
Clyde Turner
Nickname(s):
Bulldog
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Six time all-pro center. Team Chicago Bears, from 1940 to 1952. As coach, team New York Titans. College Football Hall of Fame 1960. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966. Texas Sports Hall of Fame 1961.

David Lardner

Real/Birth Name:
David Ellis Lardner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
25
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20

Relationships:

husband of
Frances Chaney, until he died.
Younger than Frances Chaney by 3 years.
father of
son of
younger brother of
Younger than Ring Lardner Jr. by 3 years.

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Died age 25. Killed by a land mine covering World War II for The New Yorker. First husband of Frances Chaney

Nat King Cole

Real/Birth Name:
Nathaniel Adams Coles
Also Known As:
Nat "King" Cole
Nickname(s):
King
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45, 30 days before his 46th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Songs Smile, Pretend. TV show The Nat King Cole Show. Movies Cat Ballou, St. Louis Blues. Group King Cole Trio. Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame 1993. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. Alabama Music Hall of Fame 1985. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2000. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1997. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1993. Alabama Stage and Screen Hall of Fame 2003. ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame.. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6659 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6229 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Strother Martin

Real/Birth Name:
Strother Douglas Martin Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Shenandoah, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Cool Hand Luke, Slap Shot, The Wild Bunch, The Sons of Katie Elder, The Shaggy Dog

Ervin Drake

Real/Birth Name:
Ervin Maurice Druckman
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:

Songs I Believe, It Was a Very Good Year. Broadway musical What Makes Sammy Run?. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1983.

Howard Keel

Real/Birth Name:
Harry Clifford Keel
(but widely reported as:) Harry Clifford Leek
Also Known As:
Harold Keel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, The Day of the Triffids. Movie musicals Kismet, Showboat. TV series Dallas Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6253 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: 13 April 1996.

Madalyn Murray O'Hair

Real/Birth Name:
Madalyn Mays
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Activist as an atheist. She and her son and granddaughter were kidnapped and murdered by a worker for her organization.

Merce Cunningham

Real/Birth Name:
Mercier Philip Cunningham
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Merce rhymes with "purse." Famed choreographer, founder of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. Longtime partner of John Cage. Kennedy Center Honors 1985. Many other awards and honors. National Museum of Dance and Hall of Fame 1993. National Medal of Arts 1990.

Virginia O'Brien

Real/Birth Name:
Virginia Lee O'Brien
Nickname(s):
Miss Deadpan
Frozen Face
Miss Ice Glacier
Miss Red Hot Frozen Face
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Kirk Alyn by 8 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Du Barry Was a Lady, Ship Ahoy. Mayor of Wrightwood, California.

Lewis Croft

Real/Birth Name:
Lewis A. Croft
Also Known As:
Idaho Lewis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88, 3 days before his 89th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie 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.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Betty Comden

Real/Birth Name:
Basya Cohen
Gender:
Female
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:

Incorrectly reported as Elizabeth Cohen birth name. Worked with composer
Adolph Green
. Winner of multiple Tony Awards, including musical play Hallelujah, Baby!. Kennedy Center Honors 1991. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1980. Theater Hall of Fame.

Gil Steinke

Real/Birth Name:
Gilbert Erwin Steinke
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76, 7 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback, teams Texas A&I University, Philadelphia Eagles. Coach at Texas A&I. College Football Hall of Fame 1986. Javelina Hall of Fame 1972. Lone Star Conference Hall of Honor 1996. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Pete Seeger

Real/Birth Name:
Peter Seeger
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

half-brother of
Older than Mike Seeger by 14 years.

Brief Facts:

Wrote the songs Where Have All the Flowers Gone, If I Had a Hammer, Turn! Turn! Turn!. Group The Weavers. Active in political causes. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1996. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1972. Kennedy Center Honors 1994. National Medal of Arts 1994. International Guitar Hall of Fame. American Banjo Museum Hall of Fame 2015. The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a member of The Weavers.

Heloise (original)

Real/Birth Name:
Eloise Bowles
Also Known As:
Eloise Bowles Cruse
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

An identical twin. Column Hints from Heloise

Tony Canadeo

Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Robert Canadeo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback and quarterback. Teams Gonzaga University, Green Bay Packers. Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1973. Inland Northwest Sports Hall of Fame. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1974. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1973. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.

Evita Peron

Real/Birth Name:
Eva María Duarte
Also Known As:
Eva María Duarte de Peron
Eva Peron
Evita Peron
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
33
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First Lady of Argentina.

Lex Barker

Real/Birth Name:
Alexander Crichlow Barker Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54, 3 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Arlene Dahl by 6 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Lana Turner by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movie Tarzan's Magic Fountain

Liberace

Real/Birth Name:
Wladziu Valentino Liberace
Also Known As:
Walter Busterkeys
Walter Liberace
Lee Liberace
Liberace Chefroach
The Glitter Man
Mr. Showmanship
The King of Bling
Nickname(s):
Lee
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pianist - on his television show he had a candelabra on his piano. Allegedly had HIV and died of complications. UNLV Entertainer/Artist Hall of Fame 2009. Nevada Entertainer/Artist Hall of Fame 2009. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6527 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6739 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
Las Vegas Walk of Stars: A star at Riviera Hotel (removed); ceremony: 1 February 2005.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 100 N. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 7 January 1994.

Antonio Aguilar

Real/Birth Name:
José Pascual Antonio Aguilar Barraza
Nickname(s):
El Charro de México
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88, 33 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Made over 150 albums, which sold 25 million copies, and made 167 movies. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 7 September 2000.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Dame Margot Fonteyn

Real/Birth Name:
Margaret Hookham
Also Known As:
Margot Fonteyn
Nickname(s):
Peggy
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Romeo and Juliet. Made Dame of the Order of the British Empire in 1956. London Avenue of Stars. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1965.

George Gobel

Real/Birth Name:
George Leslie Gobel
Nickname(s):
Lonesome George
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show The George Gobel Show Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6850 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Lindsey Nelson

Real/Birth Name:
Lindsey Nelson
Nickname(s):
Mr. New Year's Day
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76, 16 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Covered bowl games and the Mets. American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame 1986. Ford C Frick Award 1988. New York Mets Hall of Fame 1984. Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame 1967. NSMA Hall of Fame 1979.

Monte Hale

Real/Birth Name:
Buren Ely
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Said to be from San Angelo, Texas, actually born in Oklahoma. Movies Home on the Range, Under Colorado Skies. Santa Clarita Walk of Western Stars 1986. Western Music Association Hall of Fame 2001. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 12 November 2004.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 265 S. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 16 January 1998.

Uta Hagen

Real/Birth Name:
Uta Thyra Hagen
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than José Ferrer by 10 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?. Broadway play (Shakespeare's) Othello, Country Girl winning a Tony Award. Theater Hall of Fame 1981. National Medal of Arts 2002.

Gene Barry

Real/Birth Name:
Eugene Klass
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The War of the Worlds (1953), War of the Worlds (2005), Soldier of Fortune, Thunder Road. TV shows Bat Masterson, Burke's Law, The Adventurer, The Name of the Game. Broadway shows. Tony Award for musical play La Cage aux Folles. Dodge City Trail of Fame 1994. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6555 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater; ceremony: 5 May 1988.
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: 19 March 1994.

Gower Champion

Real/Birth Name:
Gower Carlyle Champion
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Marge Champion by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Broadway musicals Hello Dolly!, Carnival!, Bye Bye Birdie, 42nd Street. Movies Show Boat, Lovely to Look At, Give a Girl a Break. Theater Hall of Fame. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6162 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Al Molinaro

Real/Birth Name:
Umberto Francesca Molinaro
Also Known As:
Albert Francis Molinaro
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Happy Days, Joanie Loves Chachi, The Odd Couple. Television commercials.

Slim Pickens

Real/Birth Name:
Louis Bert Lindley Jr.
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:

Hall of Great Western Performers 1982.

Ed Yost

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Edward Yost
Also Known As:
Paul Yost
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87, 34 days before his 88th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Invented the modern hot-air balloon, using a propane heater. First person in the United States Ballooning Hall of Fame 2004.

Jon Pertwee

Real/Birth Name:
John Devon Roland Pertwee
Also Known As:
John Pertwee
Nickname(s):
The Tall Light Bulb
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Jean Marsh by 14 years.
brother of

Brief Facts:

Title role in BBC TV series Doctor Who from 1970 to 1974.

Mickey Carroll

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Finocchiaro
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 4'7". Member of The Munchkins in movie The Wizard of Oz in role as Town Crier dressed in purple, playing a violin. Missouri Walk of Fame 2006. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6915 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with group group: The Munchkins for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Earle Hagen

Real/Birth Name:
Earle Harry Hagen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Composed and whistled theme song for TV show The Andy Griffith Show Song Harlem Nocturne, later used as the theme to TV show Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer. Composed theme songs for TV shows The Dick Van Dyke Show, That Girl, Eight Is Enough, The Mod Squad. Wrote books on arranging music. Trombonist with big bands. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2011. Television Hall of Fame 2011. Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 100 S. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 19 April 2003.

Edmund Hillary

Real/Birth Name:
Edmund Percival Hillary
Also Known As:
Sir Edmund Hillary
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First to climb Mt. Everest, with Nepalese Sherpa Tenzing Norgay as guide. Also explored for source of the Yangtze River. Works to support the Sherpa guides. Created a Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE) on 16 July 1953; a member of the Order of New Zealand (ONZ) in 1987; and a Knight of the Order of the Garter (KG) on 23 April 1995.

Dino De Laurentiis

Real/Birth Name:
Agostino De Laurentiis
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:

grandfather of
ex-husband of
Older than Silvana Mangano by 10 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies King Kong (1976), Serpico, Barbarella, Halloween II, Conan the Barbarian, Hannibal

Frances Arnstein

Real/Birth Name:
Frances Arnstein
Also Known As:
Frances Brice
Fran Stark
Frances Brice Stark
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Huntz Hall

Real/Birth Name:
Henry Richard Hall
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Herbie Rides Again. Was in East Side Kids/Bowery Boys films. Arrested for assault and for drunk driving.

Malcolm Forbes

Real/Birth Name:
Malcolm Stevenson Forbes
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:

Brief Facts:

Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of the magazine Forbes. Books Around the World on Hot Air and Two Wheels, More Than I Dreamed. Hot air balloonist. First person to cross the US in a hot air balloon. New Jersey Aviation Hall of Fame 1985. United States Ballooning Hall of Fame 2007. New Jersey Hall of Fame 2008. Presidential Citizens Medal 1989. Aviation Hall of Fame of New Jersey 1985. Motorcycle Hall of Fame 1999.

George Wallace

Real/Birth Name:
George Corley Wallace Jr.
Also Known As:
George C. Wallace
Nickname(s):
Fighting Little Judge
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79, 19 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Cornelia Wallace by 19 years.

Brief Facts:

Three-time governor of Alabama. Candidate for president four times. Known for segregationist views, he later changed his opinion. Survived an assassination attempt May 15, 1972, but remained paralyzed. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1975. Alabama Nursing Hall of Fame 2001.

Kitty Wells

Real/Birth Name:
Ellen Muriel Deason
Nickname(s):
Queen of Country Music
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Song It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels. Country Music Hall of Fame 1976. NACMAI Hall of Fame 1999.

Marge Champion

Real/Birth Name:
Marjorie Celeste Belcher
Also Known As:
Marjorie Bell
Marge Bell
Marge Champion Sagal
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
99
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Boris Sagal, until his death.
Younger than Boris Sagal by 1 year.
ex-wife of
Younger than Gower Champion by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Model for Snow Wite in the Disney Film. Famed as dance partner of Gower Champion. Movie Show Boat. Broadway musical 3 for Tonight. National Museum of Dance and Hall of Fame 2009. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6282 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

John Mitchum

Real/Birth Name:
John Newman Mitchum
Also Known As:
Jack Mitchum
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Robert Mitchum by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Dirty Harry, High Plains Drifter, Magnum Force, The Enforcer

Mike Holovak

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Joseph Holovak
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fullback, teams Boston College, Los Angeles Rams, Chicago Bears. Coach, teams Boston College, Boston Patriots, San Francisco 49ers, Oakland Raiders. College Football Hall of Fame 1985. Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1983. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1984. Titans/Oilers Hall of Fame 1999.

Jayne Meadows

Real/Birth Name:
Jayne Meadows Cotter
Also Known As:
Jayne Meadows Allen
Jayne Cotter
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Audrey Meadows by 2 years.
wife of
Steve Allen, until his earlier death.
Older than Steve Allen by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Child of missionaries. Movies City Slickers, Casino, David and Bathsheba, Song of the Thin Man. TV shows I've Got a Secret, To Tell the Truth. Broadway play The Gazebo

Tom Harmon

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Dudley Harmon
Nickname(s):
Old 98
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Elyse Knox, until he died.
Younger than Elyse Knox by 1 year.
grandfather of
father of
father of
father of
grandfather of
grandfather of
grandfather of
grandfather of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1940, team University of Michigan, as halfback. Pilot in World War II, surviving two crashes. Teams New York Americans, Los Angeles Rams. Sports announcer/commentator. Movies Harmon of Michigan, Sweetheart of Sigma Chi, Bonzo Goes to College. College Football Hall of Fame 1954. University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor 1978. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1962. Maxwell Award 1940. Indiana Football Hall of Fame. Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame 1992. Walter Camp Distinguished American Award 1983.

Sheriff John

Real/Birth Name:
John Rovick
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93, 4 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Hosted TV show Sheriff John's Lunch Brigade, Sheriff John's Cartoon Time on Los Angeles station KTTV from 1952 for 18 years. Known for the song Birthday Party Polka "Put another Candle on the Birthday Cake."

Donald Pleasence

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Henry Pleasence
Also Known As:
Donald Pleasance
Donald Plesance
Gender:
Male
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:

Movies The Great Escape, Halloween, Escape from New York, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Fantastic Voyage, You Only Live Twice, Kidnapped, Escape to Witch Mountain, The Eagle Has Landed

Martin Balsam

Real/Birth Name:
Martin Henry Balsam
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Taking of Pelham One Two Three, Cape Fear (1962), All the President's Men, 12 Angry Men, A Thousand Clowns, Breakfast at Tiffany's

Shirley Mitchell

Real/Birth Name:
Shirley Mitchell
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94, 9 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Jay Livingston, until his earlier death.
Younger than Jay Livingston by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie The War of the Roses. TV series The Young and the Restless, Petticoat Junction, Pete and Gladys, Batchelor Father, I Love Lucy

Myron Floren

Real/Birth Name:
Myron Howard Floren
Nickname(s):
The Happy Norwegian
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Accordionist. TV series The Lawrence Welk Show. South Dakota Hall of Fame 1994. Scandinavian-American Hall of Fame 1984.

Joseph Wapner

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Wapner
Also Known As:
Judge Wapner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
97
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Judge in Los Angeles area. TV show The People's Court. Book Judge Wapner's Guide to Small Claims Court Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6922 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 12 November 2009.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Alan Young

Real/Birth Name:
Angus Young
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Androcles and the Lion, The Time Machine. TV series Mister Ed. Voice of Scrooge McDuck. Broadway play The Girl with the Freudian Slip. Became a US citizen. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6927 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Frederik Pohl

Real/Birth Name:
Frederik George Pohl Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Science fiction author. Novels Wolfbane, Star Child, Rogue Star, The World at the End of Time. Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 1998.

Professor Longhair

Real/Birth Name:
Henry Roeland Byrd
Nickname(s):
Roy
Fess
The Picasso of Keyboard Funk
The Bach of Rock
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

New Orleans piano player. Song Stag-O-Lee. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1992. Blues Hall of Fame 1981. Louisiana Blues Hall of Fame.
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