People Who Were Born in the Year 1923:

(119 found)

Mississippi Slim
country, singer, radio

Real/Birth Name:
Carbel Lee Ausborn
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
88 or 89
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Station WELO in Tupelo, Mississippi during the later 1940s. Hillbilly singer. See also Mississippi Slim (blues).

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Hank Stram
football, coach, sports analyst

Real/Birth Name:
Henry Louis Stram
Nickname(s):
Hank
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach of team Kansas City Chiefs.

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Sam Phillips
producer, business, radio

Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Cornelius Phillips
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Produced early rock and roll records. Owned hotels and radio stations.

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Carroll Shelby
auto racing, business, inventor

Real/Birth Name:
Carroll Hall Shelby
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Automotive designer and racing driver. Known for the AC Motors-based Shelby American Cobra and later the Mustang-based performance cars for Ford Motor Company known as Mustang Cobras.

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Jean Stapleton
actor, singer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Jeanne Murray
Gender:
Female
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:

In role of Edith Bunker on the TV show All in the Family. Song Those Were the Days. Broadway musicals Bells Are Ringing, Damn Yankees, Funny Girl.

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Diana Douglas
actor, soap, writer, model, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Diana Love Dill
Also Known As:
Diana Douglas Webster
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:

Relationships:

grandmother of
mother of
ex-wife of
Younger than Kirk Douglas by 6 years.
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies It Runs in the Family, Star Chamber. TV series The Paper Chase, Days of Our Lives. Broadway play Cactus Flower.

Horace Ashenfelter
track, aviator

Real/Birth Name:
Horace Ashenfelter III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94, 17 days before his 95th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

In 3000 m steeplechase, Olympic Gold Medal 1952.

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Anne Jeffreys
actor, western, soap, model, Broadway, singer, opera

Real/Birth Name:
Anne Jeffreys Carmichael
Also Known As:
Ann Jeffreys
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Robert Sterling, until his earlier death.
Younger than Robert Sterling by 5 or 6 years.

Brief Facts:

TV shows General Hospital, Port Charles, Falcon Crest, Topper, Baywatch. Movies Dick Tracy (1945), Flying Tigers, Hidden Valley Outlaws, Wagon Tracks West. Broadway musical play Kiss Me Kate. Opera Tosca.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1501 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Paddy Chayefsky
writer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Sidney Aaron Chayefsky
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Playwright, screen writer. Broadway plays Middle of the Night, The Tenth Man, Gideon. Movies Marty, Network, The Catered Affair, The Bachelor Party, The Americanization of Emily.

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Norman Mailer
writer, director, activist, politician

Real/Birth Name:
Norman Kingsley Mailer
Gender:
Male
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:

Twice won the Pulitzer Prize. Books The Naked and the Dead, The Executioner's Song, The Castle in the Forest.

Red Schoendienst
baseball, manager, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Albert Fred Schoendienst
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pronounced "Shane-deenst." Teams St. Louis Cardinals, New York Giants, Milwaukee Braves.

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St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6634 Delmar Boulevard

Conrad Bain
actor, soap, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Conrad Stafford Bain
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89, 21 days before his 90th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show Diff'rent Strokes, Maude, Mr. President. Movie Postcards from the Edge. Broadway plays The Iceman Cometh, Candide, Advise and Consent, An Enemy of the People, Uncle Vanya, On Borrowed Time.

Mel Powell
jazz, musician, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Melvin Epstein
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:

Relationships:

husband of
Martha Scott, until he died.
Younger than Martha Scott by 10 years.

Brief Facts:

Jazz pianist. Pulitzer Prize 1990 for music composition.

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Chuck Yeager
aviator, military, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Elwood Yeager
Nickname(s):
Chuck
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
97
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Word War II fighter pilot. Test pilot. First person to break the sound barrier in the X-1 rocket plane.

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Gene Ames
singer

Real/Birth Name:
Eugene G. Urick
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Ed Ames by 4 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Joe Ames by 1 year.
older brother of
Older than Vic Ames by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Group The Ames Brothers. Songs Rag Mop, The Naughty Lady of Shady Lane, Melodie d'Amour.

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Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of group The Ames Brothers.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1998 as a member of group The Ames Brothers.

Dante Lavelli
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Dante Bert Joseph Lavelli
Nickname(s):
Gluefingers
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85, 34 days before his 86th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

End. Teams Ohio State University, Cleveland Browns.

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Chuck Wayne
jazz, musician, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Jagelka
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitar. Songs Sonny, Butterfinger.

Audrey Williams
musician, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Audrey Mae Sheppard
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than Hank Williams by less than 1 year.
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Sang duets with Hank Williams.

Charles Durning
actor, dancer, boxing, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Charles EdwardDurning
Nickname(s):
Chuck
Charlie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Tootsie, The Sting, Evening Shade, North Dallas Forty, Dog Day Afternoon, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas. TV series Everybody Loves Raymond. Broadway play Cat on a Hot Tin Roof winning a Tony Award.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6504 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry31 July 2008

Rooster Andrews
football

Real/Birth Name:
William Edward Andrews Jr.
Nickname(s):
All-America Waterboy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:
Height:
4 feet 11 inches (149.86 cm)

Brief Facts:

Kicker, drop kick style, and team manager. Team University of Texas.

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Doc Watson
bluegrass, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Arthel Lane Watson
Nickname(s):
Doc
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Perfected "flatpicking." Also played folk music. Blind by age 1.

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Patrick Moore
scientist, educator, knighted, writer, tv, activist, actor, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Patrick Alfred Caldwell-Moore
Also Known As:
Sir Patrick Moore
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronomer. TV series The Sky at Night. Played the xylophone. Author of many books. Appointed OBE 1968 and promoted to CBE in 1988. Knighted in 2001.

Ed McMahon
tv, sidekick, actor, producer, writer, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Leo Peter McMahon Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Sidekick to Johnny Carson on TV show The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. Host of TV series Star Search. TV game shows The Match Game, Hollywood Squares.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry20 March 1986

Wally Schirra
space, aviator

Real/Birth Name:
Walter Marty Schirra Jr.
Nickname(s):
Wally
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Test pilot and astronaut.

Space Missions:

Apollo 7 (1968)
First manned Earth orbital demonstration of Block II CSM, launched on Saturn IB. First live television publicly broadcast from a manned mission.
Gemini 6 (1965)
First space rendezvous accomplished with Gemini 7, station-keeping for over five hours at distances from 1 to 300 ft.
Mercury-Atlas 8 (1962)
Call sign: Sigma 7. 6 orbits. The flight closest to plan. Carried out maneuvering tests. Recovered by carrier USS Kearsarge.

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Andy Granatelli
auto racing, business

Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Granatelli
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Race car owner. CEO of STP. Owner of TuneUp Masters. Did television commercials.

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Marcel Marceau
actor, military

Real/Birth Name:
Marcel Mangel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Famed as a mime. Movies Barbarella, Kinski Paganini. TV show The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. Fought with Charles de Gaulle against the Germans in World War II.

Arnie Weinmeister
football

Real/Birth Name:
Arnold George Weinmeister
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle. Teams University of Washington, New York Yankees, New York Giants, BC Lions.

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Murray Hamilton
actor, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
George Murray Hamilton
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Jaws, Jaws 2, The Amityville Horror. Broadway play Mister Roberts.

Bonnie Guitar
singer, writer, musician, country, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Bonnie Buckingham
Gender:
Female
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:

Guitarist. Album and song Dark Moon.

Bob Elliott
radio, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Brackett Elliott
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:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Radio show Bob and Ray with Ray Goulding. TV series Get a Life. Movie Cabin Boy.

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Don Barksdale
basketball

Real/Birth Name:
Donld Argee Barksdale
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69, 23 days before his 70th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Forward / center. Olympic Gold Medal 1948, the first African American on the US Olympic basketball team. Teams UCLA, Oakland Bittners, Oakland Blue n' Gold Atlas, Baltimore Bullets, Boston Celtics.

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Herb Thomas
auto racing, NASCAR

Real/Birth Name:
Herbert Watson Thomas
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

One of NASCAR's most successful drivers in the 1950s.

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Edward Mulhare
actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Mulhare
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Out to Sea, Our Man Flint, Von Ryan's Express. TV series The Ghost and Mrs. Muir, Knight Rider. Broadway musical My Fair Lady.

Ann Miller
actor, dancer, singer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Johnnie Lucille Collier
Nickname(s):
Annie
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tap dancer - claimed 500 taps per minute. Movies On the Town, Easter Parade, Kiss Me Kate. Broadway musical Mame.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6914 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive10 January 1998

Don Adams
actor, director, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Donald James Yarmy
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:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV show Get Smart.

Harry Reasoner
news, tv, accident

Real/Birth Name:
Harry Truman Reasoner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

A founder of the TV show 60 Minutes. After retirement, he died from a blood clot in his brain after a fall in his home.

Tito Puente
musician, bandleader, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Ernest Anthony Puente Jr.
Nickname(s):
El Rey
The King of Mambo
The King of Latin Music
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Album Dance Mania.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6933 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry14 August 1990

Aaron Spelling
soap, producer, actor, singer, dancer, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Aaron Spelling
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Love Boat, Charlie's Angels, Dynasty, Beverly Hills, 90210.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6667 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry15 September 1978

Bettie Page
model, religion, playmate

Real/Birth Name:
Betty Mae Page
Also Known As:
Betty Page
Nickname(s):
Miss Pinup Girl of the World
The Queen of Curves
The Dark Angel
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pin-up model. Playboy Playmate of the month, January 1955. Missionary. Worked for Billy Graham.

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Coots Matthews
business

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Owen Matthews
Nickname(s):
Coots
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86, 23 days before his 87th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Business of handling oil-well fires, former associate of Red Adair. Co-founder of Boots & Coots International Well Control which used explosives to stifle fires.

Albert King
blues, musician, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Albert Nelson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Laundromat Blues.

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St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6370 Delmar Boulevard

Al Lewis
actor, educator

Real/Birth Name:
Albert Meister
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show The Munsters in role of Grandpa. TV series Car 54, Where Are You?.

Anne Baxter
actor, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Anne Baxter
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Razor's Edge, All About Eve, The Ten Commandments, Walk on the Wild Side, Cimarron, Charley's Aunt, The Magnificent Ambersons. TV series Batman.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6741 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Johnny Grant
famous, producer, actor

Real/Birth Name:
John Grant Jr.
Also Known As:
John Grant
Nickname(s):
Honorary Mayor of Hollywood
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Officiated over the unveilings of stars. Producer/chairman of the Hollywood Christmas Parade. Entertainer of troops for USO.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6915 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry9 May 1980

Ara Parseghian
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Ara Raoul Parseghian
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:

Brief Facts:

Halfback for NFL team Cleveland Browns. Coach for team University of Notre Dame.

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Evelyn Ward
actor, singer, dancer

Real/Birth Name:
Evelyn Ward
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Broadway musical play New Girl in Town.

Smokey Yunick
auto racing, aviator

Real/Birth Name:
Smokey Yunick
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 16 days before his 78th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Auto mechanic involved in auto racing. A pilot during World War II.

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James Arness
actor, western

Real/Birth Name:
James King Aurness
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88, 8 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Peter Graves by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

TV series Gunsmoke. Movies The Thing from Another World, Them!, Island in the Sky.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1751 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Roy Dotrice
actor, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Roy Dotrice
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Broadway play A Moon for the Misbegotten. MoviesAmadeus, Hellboy II: The Golden Army. TV series Beauty and the Beast, Picket Fences. Radio comedy program The Men from the Ministry. Appointed OBE in the 2008 New Year Honours.

Henry Kissinger
cabinet, educator, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Heinz Alfred Kissinger
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
97
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Naturalized citizen 1943. Secretary of State 1973-1977. In 1995, he was appointed an honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire.

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Sumner Redstone
business

Real/Birth Name:
Sumner Murray Rothstein
Also Known As:
Sumner Murray Redstone
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
97
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Former head of CBS. Multi-bilion dollar investor.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry30 March 2012

Prince Rainier of Monaco
royalty, military

Real/Birth Name:
Rainier Louis Henri Maxence Bertrand de Grimaldi
Also Known As:
His Most Serene Highness Prince Rainier III
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:

father of
husband of
Grace Kelly, until her earlier death.
Older than Grace Kelly by 6 years.
father of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Reigned over Monaco from 1950 until his death.

June Newton
actor, photographer, writer, model

Real/Birth Name:
June Browne
Also Known As:
June Brunell
June Browne Newton
Alice Springs
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
97
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Australian. Theatre actor. Used the name Alice Springs as a photographer. Name is a place in the middle of Australia.

V.C. Andrews
writer

Real/Birth Name:
Cleo Virginia Andrews
Also Known As:
Virginia C. Andrews
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:

Brief Facts:

Books Flowers in the Attic, Petals on the Wind.

Erroll Garner
jazz, musician, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Erroll Louis Garner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pianist. Song Misty. Some sources born 1921.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6363 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

Elroy Hirsch
football, actor, military

Real/Birth Name:
Elroy Leon Hirsch
Also Known As:
Elroy "Crazylegs" Hirsch
Nickname(s):
Crazylegs
Crazy Legs
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:

A Marine in World War II. Pro football for team Los Angeles Rams wide receiver. Nickname from his running style. Movies Crazylegs, Zero Hour!.

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Patricia Lake
radio, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Patricia Van Cleeve
Nickname(s):
Pachi
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Arthur Lake, until his earlier death.
Younger than Arthur Lake by 18 years.
daughter of
daughter of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Appeared as herself in documentaries. Voice of Blondie on radio show Blondie with her husband. Her will confirmed she was the secret child of Marion Davies and William Randolph Hearst. She was raised by Davies' sister.

John McKay
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
John Harvey McKay
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 25 days before his 78th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Head coach, teams University of Southern California, Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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Cathy O'Donnell
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Ann M. Steely
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Best Years of Our Lives (1946), Ben-Hur.

Marie McDonald
actor, model

Real/Birth Name:
Marie Frye
Nickname(s):
The Body
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Pardon My Sarong, Geisha Boy.

Molly O'Day (singer)
country, singer, radio, dj

Real/Birth Name:
Lois LaVerne Williamson
Also Known As:
Mountain Fern
Dixie Lee
Gender:
Female
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:

Popular in the 1940s. Songs Tramp on the Street, Don't Sell Daddy Any More Whiskey.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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

Freddie Fields
producer, business

Real/Birth Name:
Fred Feldman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Polly Bergen by 7 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Shep Fields by 12 years.

Brief Facts:

Co-founder of a large business as a talent agent. President of worldwide production for MGM/United Artists Entertainment. Produced movies Lipstick, Looking for Mr. Goodbar, American Gigolo, Crimes of the Heart, Glory.

Norma Zimmer
singer, dancer

Real/Birth Name:
Norma Larsen
Also Known As:
Champagne Lady
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Groups The Girlfriends, Norman Luboff Choir. TV show The Lawrence Welk Show in role as Champagne Lady.

Dale Robertson
soap, western, actor, boxing

Real/Birth Name:
Dayle Lymoine Robertson
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:

TV series Tales of Wells Fargo, Dallas, Iron Horse.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6500 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Philly Joe Jones
musician, jazz, dancer

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Rudolph Jones
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Drummer. Member of band Miles Davis Quintet.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bob Dole
Senator, lawyer

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Joseph Dole
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
97
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Older than Elizabeth Dole by 13 years.

Brief Facts:

Republican United States Senator from Kansas from 1969-1996. Candidate for president 1996.

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The Fabulous Moolah
wrestling

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Lillian Ellison
Also Known As:
Slave Girl Moolah
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Female professional wrestler, held a record longer than any other in a professional sport.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Harrison Dillard
track

Real/Birth Name:
William Harrison Dillard
Nickname(s):
Bones
World’s Fastest Man
World’s Fastest Hurdler
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The only male in the history of the Olympic Games to win gold in both the 100 m (sprints) and the 110m hurdles, making him the "World’s Fastest Man" in 1948 and the "World’s Fastest Hurdler" in 1952. Olympic Gold Medal 1948 100 m. Olympic Gold Medal 1948 4x 100 m relay . Olympic Gold Medal 1952 100 m hurdles. Olympic Gold Medal 1952 4x 100 m relay.

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Estelle Getty
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Estelle Scher
Also Known As:
Estelle Gettleman
Stella Getty
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84, 3 days before her 85th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Golden Girls. Movies Stuart Little, Mask.

Ahmet Ertegun
business, composer, jazz, accident

Real/Birth Name:
Ahmet Ertegün
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Nesuhi Ertegun by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Co-founder and president of Atlantic Records. Died some time after he fell and hit his hrad.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Anne Klein
style

Real/Birth Name:
Hannah Golofski
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

With her husband, founded Junior Sophisticates, a clothing company for young American women.

Jean Hagen
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Jean Shirley Verhagen
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54, 26 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Singin' in the Rain, Asphalt Jungle.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1560 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Rhonda Fleming
actor, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Marilyn Louis
Nickname(s):
Queen of Technicolor
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
97
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Spellbound, The Spiral Staircase, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, The Great Lover, Queen of Babylon, Gunfight at the O.K. Corral.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6660 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 200 S. Palm Canyon Drive9 December 2007

Stan Chambers
tv, news, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Stanley Holroyd Chambers
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:

Brief Facts:

Television reporter for station KTLA in Los Angeles from 1947 to 2010. Movie Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6922 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry1 December 1982

Jerry Thompson
track

Real/Birth Name:
Jerald Stillwell Thompson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
97
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21

Brief Facts:

Long distance runner, competed in 1948 Olympics.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rose Marie
actor, singer, tv, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Rose Marie Mazetta
Also Known As:
Baby Rose Marie
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Bobby Guy, until his earlier death.
Younger than Bobby Guy by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie Lunch Wagon. TV series The Dick Van Dyke Show, Hollywood Squares.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7083 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry3 October 2001

Eddie Kirkland
blues, musician, singer, composer, accident

Real/Birth Name:
Eddie Kirkland
Also Known As:
Eddie Kirk
Nickname(s):
Gypsy of the Blues
Road Warrier
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Raised in Alabama. Guitar and harmonica. Known for a thumb picking style. Died after an automobile crash with a bus.

Jim Reeves
singer, country, accident, air crash

Real/Birth Name:
James Travis Reeves
Nickname(s):
Gentleman Jim
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
40, 20 days before his 41st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Four Walls, He'll Have to Go which was written by Joe Allison. Died in a plane crash in a rainstorm.

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Chris Schenkel
sports analyst

Real/Birth Name:
Christopher Eugene Schenkel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 21 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Sportscaster for channel ABC News. Covered bowling and pther events such as college gridiron games.

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Richard Attenborough
actor, director, producer, knighted, British peer

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Samuel Attenborough
Also Known As:
Lord Richard Attenborough
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90, 5 days before his 91st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
husband of
Sheila Sim, until he died.
Younger than Sheila Sim by 1 year.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Miracle on 34th Street (1994), The Great Escape, Jurassic Park, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, Doctor Doolittle, The Flight of the Phoenix (1965), The L-Shaped Room, Gandhi, A Chorus Line, Cry Freedom, Seance on a Wet Afternoon. Original cast of play The Mousetrap. Appointed a CBE in 1967, knighted in 1976 and created a life peer in 1993.

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Rocky Marciano
boxing, accident, air crash

Real/Birth Name:
Rocco Francis Marchegiano
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45, 1 day before his 46th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heavyweight. Never defeated. Died in a plane crash.

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Mort Walker
cartoonist, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Addison Morton Walker
Also Known As:
Addison
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Creator of the cartoons Beetle Bailey, Hi and Lois.

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Louise Suggs
golf

Real/Birth Name:
Mae Louise Suggs
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 31 days before his 92nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Co-founder of the LPGA Tour in 1950.

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Peter Lawford
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Peter Sydney Vaughn Aylen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
ex-husband of
Older than Patricia Kennedy Lawford by less than 1 year.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Member the Rat Pack. Movies Little Women (1949), The Picture of Dorian Gray, It Happened in Brooklyn, The Longest Day, Advise & Consent.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6922 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Red Sitko
football

Real/Birth Name:
Emil Sitko
Nickname(s):
Red
Six-Yard Sitko
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback and fullback, teams University of Notre Dame, San Francisco 49ers, Chicago Cardinals.

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Cliff Robertson
soap, actor, writer, aviator, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Clifford Parker Robertson III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88, 1 day after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Dina Merrill by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Malone, Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2, Spider-Man 3, PT 109, Picnic, Gidget, Three Days of the Condor, Days of Wine and Roses, The Hustler, Midway, The Naked and the Dead, Charly for which he won an Oscar. TV series Falcon Crest.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry17 December 1986

Hank Williams
singer, country, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Hiram King Williams
(Hiriam on birth certificate)
Also Known As:
Luke the Drifter
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
29
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Audrey Williams by less than 1 year.
husband of
Billie Jean Horton, until he died.
Older than Billie Jean Horton by 9 years.
father of
father of
son of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Songs Your Cheatin' Heart, Move It on Over, I Saw the Light, Jambalaya, I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, Dear John, Cold, Cold Heart, You Win Again, Hey, Good Lookin'.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6400 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

Margaret Pellegrini
actor, little person

Real/Birth Name:
Margaret Williams
Also Known As:
Margaret Williams Pellegrini
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Was 3' 5" tall in 1939. Movie The Wizard of Oz as a member of The Munchkins. Uncredited. Role of Sleepyhead.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6915 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry as a member of group The Munchkins.

William Windom
actor

Real/Birth Name:
William Windom
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Uncle Buck, Miracle on 34th Street (1994), To Kill a Mockingbird. TV series Murder, She Wrote.

Bum Phillips
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Oail Andrew Phillips
Also Known As:
OA Phillips
O. A. Phillips
Nickname(s):
Bum
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90, 19 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams Houston Oilers, New Orleans Saints as head coach.

Georgiana Young
actor, model

Real/Birth Name:
Georgiana Paula Belzer
Also Known As:
Georgiana Young de Montalbán
Anne Royal
Nickname(s):
Georgie
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

aunt of
half-sister of
Younger than Loretta Young by 10 years.
half-sister of
Younger than Polly Ann Young by 14 years.
wife of
Ricardo Montalban, until she died.
Younger than Ricardo Montalban by 2 years.
half-sister of
Younger than Sally Blane by 13 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie The Story of Alexander Graham Bell, No, No, Nanette. Married 63 years to Montalban.

Rushton Skakel
relative

Real/Birth Name:
Rushton Walter Skakel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

great uncle of
older brother of
Older than Ethel Kennedy by 4 years.
uncle of
great uncle of
uncle of
great uncle of
father of
uncle of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

His son was convicted of murder.

Jack Hemingway
writer, military

Real/Birth Name:
John Hadley Nicanor Hemingway
Nickname(s):
Jack
Bumby
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Byra Hemingway, until her earlier death.
Younger than Byra Hemingway by 1 year.
son of
half-brother of
Older than Gregory Hemingway by 8 years.
son of
father of
father of
father of
half-brother of
Older than Patrick Hemingway by 4 years.

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

In World War II he was an OSS officer serving with the French resistance. He spent six months in a German prisoner of war camp. An avid fisherman, wrote books on fishing.

Linda Darnell
actor, model, accident

Real/Birth Name:
Monetta Eloyse Darnell
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
41
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies A Letter to Three Wives, No Way Out, The Mark of Zorro. Died a day after burned in a house fire.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1631 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry

Charles McClendon
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Youmans McClendon
Nickname(s):
Cholly Mac
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:

Head coach of team at Louisiana State University.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Marie Harmon
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Marie Harmon
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
97
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movie The El Paso Kid, Hat Check Honey.

Pete Pihos
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Peter Louis Pihos
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

End, fullback. Teams Indiana University, Philadelphia Eagles.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ned Wertimer
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Wertimer
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:

TV series The Jeffersons. Movies Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End, Mame, Santa Claus Conquers the Martians.

Gordon R. Dickson
writer

Real/Birth Name:
Gordon Rupert Dickson
Nickname(s):
Gordie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Science fiction and fantasy fiction writer. Famed for his Dorsai (Childe Cycle) and Dragon Knight novels. Winner of 3 Hugo Awards and 1 Nebula Award.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jerry Williams
football, coach, aviator

Real/Birth Name:
Jerry Ralph Williams
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back, defensive back. Teams Washington State University, Los Angeles Rams, Philadelphia Eagles. Coach, teams University of Montana, Philadelphia Eagles, Cleveland Browns, Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Calgary Stampeders.

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Victoria de los Ángeles
singer, opera

Real/Birth Name:
Victoria Gómez Cima
Also Known As:
Victòria dels Àngels
Gender:
Female
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:

Soprano. Performed at La Scala, the Paris Opera, Covent Garden, and the Metropolitan Opera in New York. Also had a concert career. Recorded 21 complete operas.

Howie Meeker
hockey, sports analyst, politician

Real/Birth Name:
Howard William Meeker
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
97, 4 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Right winger. Team Toronto Maple Leafs.

Alice Coachman
track

Real/Birth Name:
Alice Marie Coachman
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The first African-American woman to win gold in the Olympics. Olympic Gold Medal 1948. Won the high jump event.

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Linda Christian
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Blanca Rosa Welter
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Ariadna Welter by 6 years.
mother of
mother of
ex-wife of
Younger than Tyrone Power by 9 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Slaves of Babylon, The Devil's Hand.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 193 S. Palm Canyon Drive28 December 2001

Alan Shepard
space, moon, aviator

Real/Birth Name:
Alan Bartlett Shepard Jr.
Nickname(s):
Al
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:

Brief Facts:

Test pilot and astronaut. Mercury-Redstone 3, in the Freedom 7, a sub-orbital flight to the height of 116 miles, lasting 15 minutes, LM pilot Apollo 14, the fifth person to walk on the Moon, and the only Mercury astronaut to walk on the moon.

Space Missions:

Apollo 14 (1971)
Third moon landing, in Fra Mauro.
Mercury-Redstone 3 (1961)
Call sign: Freedom 7. Suborbital test. First American in space. Recovered by carrier USS Lake Champlain.

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Ted Stevens
Senator, aviator, military, lawyer, accused, accident

Real/Birth Name:
Theodore Fulton Stevens
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:

Brief Facts:

Pilot in World War II, awarded Distinguished Flying Cross. Republican Senator from Alaska, December 24, 1968 - January 3, 2009, longer than any other Republican senator. Convicted of making false statements, conviction reversed due to prosecutorial misconduct. Lost his reelection bid. Died when a plane crashed as he was going on a fishing trip in Alaska.

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Tut Taylor
musician, bluegrass

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Arthur Taylor
Also Known As:
Robert Arthur Taylor Sr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
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Dobro guitar musician. Band Dixie Gentlemen.

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Buddy Quaid
actor

Real/Birth Name:
William Rudy Quaid
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
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Movie Local Hero.

Pat Phoenix
actor, soap

Real/Birth Name:
Patricia Frederica Manfield
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
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TV series (British "soap") Coronation Street. Movie The L-Shaped Room.

Gloria Grahame
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Gloria Hallward
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
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Movies Oklahoma!, The Big Heat, It's a Wonderful Life, Crossfire, The Bad and the Beautiful, The Greatest Show on Earth.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6522 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Abby Mann
writer, producer, director

Real/Birth Name:
Abraham Goodman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
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Screenwriter, movie Judgment at Nuremberg. Creator of the TV series Kojak. Executive producer of TV movie 10,000 Black Men Named George.

Dick Shawn
actor, comedy

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Schulefand
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
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Movies Maid to Order, What Did You Do in the War, Daddy, It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, The Producers. Died on stage of a heart attack.

Maria Callas
singer, opera

Real/Birth Name:
Sophia Cecelia Kalos
Also Known As:
Maria Anna Sofia Cecilia Kalogeropoulou (Christened name)
Maria Meneghini Callas
Nickname(s):
Mary
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
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Birth certificate nate was Sophia Cecelia Kalos. Greek father's last name was Kalogeropoulos. Soprano. Opera Norma.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1680 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry

Jim Eanes
bluegrass, musician, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Homer Robert Eanes Jr.
Also Known As:
Smilin' Jim Eanes
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71, 15 days before his 72nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
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Guitarist. Group Foggy Mountain Boys.

Ted Knight
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Tadeus Wladyslaw Konopka
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
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TV series Too Close for Comfort, The Ted Knight Show, The Mary Tyler Moore Show.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6673 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry30 January 1985

Harold Gould
actor, educator

Real/Birth Name:
Harold V. Goldstein
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
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TV shows Rhoda, The Mary Tyler Moore Show. Multiple TV roles - usually as a father or grandfather.

Betsy Blair
actor, dancer, choreographer, model, blacklist, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Elizabeth Winifred Boger
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
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ex-wife of
Younger than Gene Kelly by 11 years.

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Movie Marty. Blacklisted during the "Red Scare" days. Moved to England.

Bob Barker
tv, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Robert William Barker
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
96, 14 days before his 97th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
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TV programs Truth or Consequences, The Price is Right.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6714 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Larry Doby
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Lawrence Eugene Doby
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
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The second player to integrate Major League Baseball at Cleveland. Teams Newark Eagles, San Juan Senators, Cleveland Indians, Chicago White Sox, Detroit Tigers, Chunichi Dragons.

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