Guess Who This Is

People Born in the Year 1931 (116 found): Names Only

Robert Duvall

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Selden Duvall
Also Known As:
Robert S. Duvall
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Judge, Countdown, To Kill a Mockingbird, True Grit, The Godfather, The Godfather: Part II, Apocalypse Now, MASH, The Eagle Has Landed, Days of Thunder, Deep Impact, Secondhand Lions, Open Range, THX 1138. National Medal of Arts 2005. Texas Film Hall of Fame 2004. Hall of Great Western Performers 2004. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 18 September 2003.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6195 Delmar Boulevard.

Dickie Moore (hockey)

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Winston Moore
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams Montreal Canadiens, Toronto Maple Leafs, St. Louis Blues, Buffalo Bisons. Hockey Hall of Fame 1974.

E.L. Doctorow

Real/Birth Name:
Edgar Lawrence Doctorow
Also Known As:
E. L. Doctorow
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:

Books Billy Bathgate, Loon Lake, The March, Ragtime, The Book of Daniel. Bronx Walk of Fame 2001, New York State Writers Hall of Fame 2012. New Rochelle Walk of Fame. National Humanities Medal 1998.

Bill Graham

Real/Birth Name:
Wolodia Grajonca
Nickname(s):
Wolfgang
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Changed name after coming to New York after World War II. His mother was killed in Auschwitz. A rock concert producer and promoter. Movie Bugsy. Killed in a helicopter crash. Guitar Center RockWalk 1996. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1992.

James Earl Jones

Real/Birth Name:
James Earl Jones
Nickname(s):
Todd
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Voice of Darth Vader in the movie Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope and sequels. Movies Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Field of Dreams, The Lion King, Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back, Patriot Games, The Hunt for Red October. Broadway plays The Great White Hope, Fences. Kennedy Center Honors 2002. Theater Hall of Fame 1985. National Medal of Arts 1992. Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 135 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way; ceremony: 7 January 1996.

Dean Jones

Real/Birth Name:
Dean Carroll Jones
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:

Movies The Love Bug, That Darn Cat!, Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo, Beethoven. Broadway play Under the Yum-Yum Tree. Alabama Stage and Screen Hall of Fame 2002.

Ernie Banks

Real/Birth Name:
Ernest Banks
Nickname(s):
Mr. Cub
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 8 days before his 84th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shortstop and first baseman for 19 seasons on the team Chicago Cubs as their first black player. Major League Baseball All-Century Team, in 1999. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1977. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2013. Lou Gehrig Memorial Award 1967. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Boris Yeltsin

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

Brief Facts:

First President of the Russian Federation.

Mamie Van Doren

Real/Birth Name:
Joan Lucille Olander
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Teacher's Pet, The Private Lives of Adam and Eve, Voyage to the Planet of Prehistoric Women, High School Confidential. Burlesque Hall of Fame. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7057 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 1 February 1994.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 109 S. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 3 December 2005.

Rip Torn

Real/Birth Name:
Elmore Rual Torn Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
ex-husband of
husband of
Geraldine Page, until her death.
Younger than Geraldine Page by 6 years.
cousin of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Insider, Men in Black, Men in Black II, Coma, Airplane II: The Sequel, Welcome to Mooseport, Cross Creek, Pork Chop Hill. TV series 30 Rock. Texas Film Hall of Fame 2011.

James Dean

Real/Birth Name:
James Byron Dean
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
24
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Died in car accident. Movie Rebel Without a Cause Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1719 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Cliff Gustafson

Real/Birth Name:
Cliff Gustafson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach, baseball team University of Texas. ABCA Hall of Fame 1992. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1983. National College Baseball Hall of Fame 2006. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

James Harol Lofton

Real/Birth Name:
James Harol Lofton
Also Known As:
Harol Lofton
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback and fullback. Teams University of Mississippi. Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum 1999. Ole Miss Athletics Hall of Fame 1999.

Claire Bloom

Real/Birth Name:
Patricia Claire Blume
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Rod Steiger by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Charly, The King's Speech, Mad Dogs and Englishmen, Streetcar Named Desire, in the role of Blanche Du Bois

Geoff Edwards

Real/Birth Name:
Geoffrey Bruce Owen Edwards
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 18 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show host Jackpot and other game shows.

Dick Modzelewski

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Blair Modzelewski
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle. Teams University of Maryland, Washington Redskins, Pittsburgh Steelers, New York Giants, Cleveland Browns. College Football Hall of Fame 1993. Knute Rockne Memorial Trophy 1952. National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame. Outland Trophy 1952. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 2000. Southern Conference Hall of Fame 2012.

Otis Blackwell

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

Brief Facts:

Composed songs Great Balls of Fire, Breathless, Don't Be Cruel, All Shook Up, Fever, Return to Sender, Handy Man. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1986. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2010. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1991.

Bob St. Clair

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Bruce St. Clair
Nickname(s):
The Geek
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:

Tackle. Height 6' 9". Teams University of San Francisco, San Francisco 49ers. Mayor of Daly City, California, 1958 to 1964, while still an active player. 49ers Hall of Fame 2009. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1991. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1990. West Coast Conference Hall of Honor 2010.

Johnny Hart

Real/Birth Name:
John Lewis Hart
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19

Brief Facts:

Creator of the comic strip B.C. and co-creator of the cartoon strip Wizard of Id

Toni Morrison

Real/Birth Name:
Chloe Ardelia Wofford
Also Known As:
Chloe Anthony Wofford
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Books (novels) The Bluest Eye, Song of Solomon, Beloved. Movie Beloved. Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 1987. Nobel Prize in Literature 1993. New Jersey Hall of Fame 2008. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2012. Ohio Women's Hall of Fame 1982. New York State Writers Hall of Fame 2012. National Humanities Medal 2000.

Clarence Avant

Real/Birth Name:
Clarence Avant
Nickname(s):
Godfather of Black Music
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Music executive, entrepreneur, and film producer. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6363 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 7 October 2016.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Dean Smith

Real/Birth Name:
Dean Edwards Smith
Also Known As:
Dean E. Smith
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Basketball head coach, team University of North Carolina Tarheels. Recruited the university's first African-American scholarship basketball player. Pushed for equal treatment for African Americans by local businesses. Supporter of Democratic party causes. Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 1996. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2013. Dick Enberg Award 1999. FIBA Hall of Fame 2007. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1983. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Henry Iba Award 1979. Arthur Ashe Courage Award 1998. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 1997. Texas Track and Field Coaches Hall of Fame 2015. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1980. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013. John R Wooden Legends of Coaching Award 1999.

Bob Johnson (hockey)

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Norman Johnson
Nickname(s):
Badger
Badger Bob
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams University of Minnesota, Calgary Flames. Wisconsin Hockey Hall of Fame 1987. United States Hockey Hall of Fame 1991. Hockey Hall of Fame 1992. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1992.

Carmen de Lavallade

Real/Birth Name:
Carmen de Lavallade
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Geoffrey Holder, until his death.
Younger than Geoffrey Holder by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Ballet "Flight". Danced in operas Samson and Delilah, Aida and choreographer for operas Porgy and Bess, Die Meistersinger. at the Metropolitan Opera. Kennedy Center Honors 2017.

Hal Needham

Real/Birth Name:
Hal Brett Needham
Also Known As:
Harold Needham
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:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Dani Crayne by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Stunt double and stunt coordinator. Movies Smokey and the Bandits, Cannonball Run II, Stroker Ace, Little Big Man

Rupert Murdoch

Real/Birth Name:
Keith Rupert Murdoch
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Older than Jerry Hall by 25 years.

Brief Facts:

Founder and CEO of News Corporation and its successors. Owner of channel Fox News and newspaper The Times. Became a naturalized citizen of the US in 1985. Television Hall of Fame 2014.

Billie Thomas

Real/Birth Name:
William Thomas Jr.
Also Known As:
Billie "Buckwheat" Thomas
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

In role as Buckwheat in the Our Gang comedy movie shorts.

D.J. Fontana

Real/Birth Name:
Dominic Joseph Fontana
Also Known As:
DJ Fontana
D. J. Fontana
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Drummer for Elvis Presley for 14 years. Song Heartbreak Hotel. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2009. NACMAI Hall of Fame 2001. Rockabilly Hall of Fame.

Billy Vessels

Real/Birth Name:
Billy Vessels
Nickname(s):
Curly
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1952, team University of Oklahoma, as halfback. Team Baltimore Colts. College Football Hall of Fame 1974. Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame.

William Shatner

Real/Birth Name:
William Alan Shatner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Star Trek in role of Capt. James T. Kirk. Movies Airplane II: The Sequel, Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Star Trek V: The Final Frontier. TV Series T.J. Hooker, Boston Legal. Canada's Walk of Fame 2000. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2008. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 2008. Television Hall of Fame 2006. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6901 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 19 May 1983.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Leonard Nimoy

Real/Birth Name:
Leonard Simon Nimoy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 27 days before his 84th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Star Trek in role of Spock. Movies Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978), Star Trek, Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Star Trek V: The Final Frontier. TV series Mission: Impossible. Books of poetry and photographs. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6651 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 16 January 1985.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

David Janssen

Real/Birth Name:
David Harold Meyer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Dani Crayne, until he died.
Older than Dani Crayne by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

TV series The Fugitive, Harry O. Movie The Green Berets Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7011 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 11 May 1989.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Aleksei Gubarev

Real/Birth Name:
Aleksei Aleksandrovich Gubarev
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. Missions: Soyuz 17, Soyuz 28

Jan Berry

Real/Birth Name:
William Jan Berry
Also Known As:
Jan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72, 8 days before his 73rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

With Dean Torrence as Jan of the surfer group Jan & Dean. Songs The Little Old Lady from Pasadena, Surf City, Dead Man's Curve. Badly hurt in an auto accident in 1966, leaving him in a coma for 10 months and damaging his brain, with partial paralysis. Cruisin' Hall of Fame 1999 as a member of Jan & Dean.
Guitar Center RockWalk 1996 as a member of Jan & Dean.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2012 as a member of Jan & Dean.

Cowboy Jack Clement

Real/Birth Name:
Jack Henderson Clement
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1973. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. Music City Walk of Fame 2009. Country Music Hall of Fame 2013.

John Gavin

Real/Birth Name:
John Anthony Golenor Pablos
Also Known As:
Jack Golenor
Nickname(s):
Jack
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Older than Constance Towers by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Spartacus, Psycho, Midnight Lace, Pussycat, Pussycat, I Love You, Tammy Tell Me True. Ambassador to Mexico in Ronald Reagan administration. Broadway play Seesaw

Johnny Sheffield

Real/Birth Name:
Jon Matthew Sheffield Cassan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Seven films in the role of Tarzan's Boy. Movies Tarzan Finds a Son!, Tarzan and the Leopard Woman and more. Also several jungle films in the role of Bomba

Dan Gurney

Real/Birth Name:
Daniel Sexton Gurney
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Formula One racing. International Motorsports Hall of Fame 1990. Long Beach Motorsports Walk of Fame 2006. Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 1991. Riverside Sport Hall of Fame 2008. SCCA Hall of Fame 2014. Orange County Sports Hall of Fame 1982. Automotive Hall of Fame 2007. Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame. West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame 2003.

Joe Cuba

Real/Birth Name:
Gilberto Miguel Calderˇn
Nickname(s):
Sonny
Father of Latin Boogaloo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Puero Rican ancestry. International Latin Music Hall of Fame 1999. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2001.

Jonathan Bush

Real/Birth Name:
Jonathan James Bush
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21

Relationships:

great uncle of
father of
younger brother of
Younger than George H.W. Bush by 6 years.
great uncle of
uncle of
uncle of
great uncle of
great uncle of
uncle of
son of
uncle of
grandson of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

A banker. Younger brother to President George H.W. Bush

Willie Mays

Real/Birth Name:
William Howard Mays Jr.
Nickname(s):
The Say Hey Kid
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Baseball teams New York Giants, San Francisco Giants, New York Mets. Retired with a lifetime batting average of .302 and 660 home runs. California Hall of Fame 2007. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1979. California Sports Hall of Fame 2008. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1980. San Francisco Giants 2008. San Francisco Giants Wall of Fame 2011. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1977. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2015. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2003. Roberto Clemente Award 1971. New Rochelle Walk of Fame. National League Rookie of the Year Award 1951.

Teresa Brewer

Real/Birth Name:
Theresa Breuer
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Till I Waltz Again with You, Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall, Music! Music! Music!. Movie Those Redheads from Seattle. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1708 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Vance Brand

Real/Birth Name:
Vance DeVoe Brand
Also Known As:
Vance D. Brand
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Former test pilot. US astronaut on the Apollo-Soyuz mission. Commander of shuttle flights STS-5, STS-41-B, and STS-35. Apollo 18 crew, cancelled mission. International Space Hall of Fame 1996. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1997. DeMolay International Alumni Association Hall of Fame 1989.

Jim Jones (Jonestown)

Real/Birth Name:
James Warren Jones
Also Known As:
Jim Jones
Rev. Jim Jones
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founded Jonestown, in Guyana, a commune, and a cult called Peoples Temple. Responsible for the mass suicide and murder of over nine hundred people. Committed suicide.

Ken Venturi

Real/Birth Name:
Kenneth Venturi
Nickname(s):
Kenny
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 2 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro golfer, US Open winner 1964. 35 years with CBS Sports. World Golf Hall of Fame 2013. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1984. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 1964. Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 161 Waterford Circle; ceremony: 15 May 2004.

Robert Morse

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Xavier Morse
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Mad Men, All My Children, City of Angels. Movies How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad. Broadway plays How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Tru

Michael Lonsdale

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Edward Lonsdale-Crouch
Nickname(s):
Alfred de Turris
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Munich, Ronin, The Name of the Rose, Moonraker, Chariots of Fire

Georgi Grechko

Real/Birth Name:
Georgi Mikhailovich Grechko
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. Missions: Soyuz 17, Soyuz 26/27, Soyuz T-14/13

Susan Morrow

Real/Birth Name:
Jacqueline Ann Teresa Bernadette Immoor,
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53, 17 days before her 54th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

annulled ex-wife of
Younger than Gary Morton by 6 years.
older sister of
Older than Judith Exner by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Marriage was annulled. TV series Canadian Mounties vs Atomic Invaders. Movie Cat Women of the Moon

Kenny Price

Real/Birth Name:
James Kenneth Price
Nickname(s):
The Round Mound of Sound
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV shows Hee Haw, Hee Haw Honeys. Songs Walking on New Grass, Sheriff of Boone County. Movie Cold Justice

Carroll Baker

Real/Birth Name:
Karolina Piekarski
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Giant, How the West Was Won, Kindergarten Cop, Baby Doll. Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame 1992. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1725 Vine Street 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 100 Museum Drive; ceremony: 4 May 2001.

Dana Wynter

Real/Birth Name:
Dagmar Winter
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79, 34 days before her 80th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956), Sink the Bismarck, Airport

Joe Santos

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Minieri
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Rockford Files, Hardcastle and McCormick, The Sopranos

Olympia Dukakis

Real/Birth Name:
Olympia Dukakis
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Moonstruck, Steel Magnolias, Look Who's Talking. Broadway plays Social Security, Rose Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6233 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater; ceremony: 24 May 2013.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Faye Throneberry

Real/Birth Name:
Maynard Faye Throneberry
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfield. Teams Washington Senators, Boston Red Sox In 1952, he hit a grand slam off Early Wynn

Junior Johnson

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Glenn Johnson Jr.
Nickname(s):
The Last American Hero
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Early driver in NASCAR racing. Car owner. Imprisoned for moonshining. Credited with discovering drafting as a race strategy. National Motorsports Press Association Hall of Fame 1973. NASCAR Hall of Fame 2010. International Motorsports Hall of Fame 1990. Talladega Walk of Fame 1998. Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 1991. North Carolina Auto Racing Hall of Fame 2000. North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame 1992. Daytona Beach Stock Car Racing Hall of Fame 1991.

Leslie Caron

Real/Birth Name:
Leslie Claire Margaret Caron
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Gigi, Chocolat, Fanny, Father Goose, The L-Shaped Room, An American in Paris Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6153 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 8 December 2009.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Rick Casares

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Jose Casares
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fullback. Teams University of Florida, Chicago Bears, Washington Redskins, Miami Dolphins. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1972. Florida-Georgia Hall of Fame. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Stephen Boyd

Real/Birth Name:
Willliam Millar
Nickname(s):
Billy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45, 32 days before his 46th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Ben-Hur, Fantastic Voyage

Della Reese

Real/Birth Name:
Delloreese Patricia Early
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV shows Della, Touched by an Angel. Movies Harlem Nights, A Thin Line Between Love and Hate, Expecting Mary, Dear Secret Santa. Song Don't You Know?. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2004. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2017. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 12 July 1994.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Roone Arledge

Real/Birth Name:
Roone Pinckney Arledge Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Channel ABC Sports, Created TV show Monday Night Football. Winner of 37 Emmy Awards. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1994. Television Hall of Fame 1989. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. Columbia University Athletics Hall of Fame 2016.

Jerry Herman

Real/Birth Name:
Gerald Herman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Musical theatre. Tony Awards and nominations. Musicals Hello, Dolly!, La Cage aux Folles, Mame. Kennedy Center Honors 2010. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1982. Theater Hall of Fame 1986. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7095 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater; ceremony: 1 February 1994.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Tab Hunter

Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Andrew Kelm
Arthur Gelien
Nickname(s):
the Sigh Guy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86, 3 days before his 87th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Damn Yankees!, Grease 2, Operation Bikini, Lust in the Dust. Song Young Love. Born with last name Kelm. Name changed by his mother to her maiden name, Gelien, later. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6320 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 111 S. Palm Canyon Drive for Show Business fame; ceremony: 8 December 2007.

Thurston Harris

Real/Birth Name:
Thurston Theodore Harris
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Little Bitty Pretty One covered by many other singers.

Papa Dee Allen

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Sylvester Allen
Nickname(s):
Papa Dee
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group War. Percussionist (conga, bongos) drummer. Song The World Is a Ghetto. Died of a brain aneurysm 1988 after collapsing on stage.

Jerry Van Dyke

Real/Birth Name:
Jerry Van Dyke
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

uncle of
great uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Dick Van Dyke by 5 years.
great uncle of

Brief Facts:

TV series The Middle, Yes, Dear, Teen Angel, Coach, My Mother the Car, The Dick Van Dyke Show. Movies Angel in My Pocket, Love and Kisses. Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame 1998.

Herb Reed

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

Brief Facts:

A founder and bass singer, group The Platters. Songs Only You, My Prayer, Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, The Great Pretender, Twilight Time Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of The Platters.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1990 as a member of The Platters.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1998 as a member of The Platters.

Janice Rule

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Janice Rule
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Ben Gazzara by less than 1 year.
ex-wife of
Younger than N. Richard Nash by 18 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Bell, Book and Candle, American Flyers. Broadway play Picnic

Willie Shoemaker

Real/Birth Name:
William Lee Shoemaker
Also Known As:
Bill Shoemaker
Nickname(s):
The Shoe
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Jockey. Height 4' 11", weight 95 pounds. Won 11 Triple Crown races during his career. National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame 1958. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2003. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Pete Retzlaff

Real/Birth Name:
Palmer Edward Retzlaff
Nickname(s):
Pistol Pete
The Baron
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
87, 32 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21

Brief Facts:

Halfback/wide receiver/end. Teams South Dakota State University, Philadelphia Eagles. Bert Bell Award 1965. Eagles Hall of Fame 1989. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1979. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2009. NFL Player of the Year 1965.

Coccinelle

Real/Birth Name:
Jacques Charles Dufresnoy
Also Known As:
Jacqueline-Charlotte Dufresnoy
Gender:
Female (changed from) Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The first widely publicized transgender in Europe. An entertainer. Name is French for "ladybird." Changed gender 1958 in Casablanca.

Regis Philbin

Real/Birth Name:
Regis Francis Xavier Philbin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
87, 28 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Talk show host. TV series Live! with Kelly, Today, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2008. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. Bronx Walk of Fame 1998. Television Hall of Fame 2006. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 2006. Walter Camp Distinguished American Award 2002. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6834 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 10 April 2003.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Jack Swigert

Real/Birth Name:
John Leonard Swigert Jr.
Also Known As:
John Swigert
Nickname(s):
Jack
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Test pilot and astronaut. Ill-fated Apollo 13 flight around the moon and back. After leaving NASA, he was elected to the US Congress, but died of cancer before he was to be sworn in. Colorado Aviation Hall of Fame 1988. International Space Hall of Fame. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1997. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1970.

Boxcar Willie

Real/Birth Name:
Lecil Travis Martin
Also Known As:
Marty Martin
Nickname(s):
King of the Hobos
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Movies A Place to Grow, Sweet Dreams. 22 years in the US Air Force. First cousin to Tommy Lee Jones. Missouri Walk of Fame 2014.

Albert DeSalvo

Real/Birth Name:
Albert Henry DeSalvo
Also Known As:
The Boston Strangler
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Accused of and convicted of 13 murders as the Boston Strangler. Some doubt that he actually committed all of them He was stabbed to death while in prison. Subject of a film, role played by Tony Curtis

Mitzi Gaynor

Real/Birth Name:
Francesca Mitzi Marlene de Czanyi von Gerber
Also Known As:
Mitzi Gerber
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
87, 18 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Jack Bean, until his death.
Younger than Jack Bean by 9 years.

Brief Facts:

Hungarian ancestry. Musical movies South Pacific, Les Girls, Anything Goes Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6288 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Bill McKinney

Real/Birth Name:
William McKinney
Also Known As:
William McKinney
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Deliverance, The Outlaw Josie Wales, The Green Mile, First Blood, Back to the Future Part III. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 2004.

George Jones

Real/Birth Name:
George Glenn Jones
Also Known As:
Thumper Jones
Nickname(s):
The Possum
No Show Jones
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Tammy Wynette by 10 years.

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Songs Why, Baby Why, I Was Country When Country Wasn't Cool, High-Tech Redneck, He Stopped Loving Her Today, We're Gonna Hold On. Nickname "No Show Jones" comes from excessive drinking problems he had - in 1979 he missed more than 50 concerts. Texas Country Music Hall of Fame 2010. Kennedy Center Honors 2008. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. Country Music Hall of Fame 1992. National Medal of Arts 2002. Atlanta Country Music Hall of Fame 2008.

Barbara Bain

Real/Birth Name:
Millicent Fogel
Also Known As:
Millie Fogel
Nickname(s):
Millie
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
87, 9 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Martin Landau by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Star of TV series Mission: Impossible. Movie Panic Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6767 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 28 April 2016.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Anne Bancroft

Real/Birth Name:
Anna Maria Louise Italiano
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
wife of
Mel Brooks, until she died.
Younger than Mel Brooks by 5 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Agnes of God, The Miracle Worker, The Graduate in role of Mrs. Robinson. Two Tony Awards. Theater Hall of Fame 1991. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6368 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Brook Benton

Real/Birth Name:
Benjamin Franklin Peay
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs The Boll Weevil Song, It's Just a Matter of Time. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2014.

Ray Danton

Real/Birth Name:
Raymond Kaplan
Also Known As:
Raymond Danton
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Julie Adams by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond, The George Raft Story. TV show The Alaskans. Director for TV show Cagney & Lacey

Larry Hagman

Real/Birth Name:
Larry Martin Hagman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

TV series Dallas, Knots Landing, I Dream of Jeannie, Nip/Tuck, Search for Tomorrow. Movies Fail-Safe, Primary Colors, Mother, Jugs & Speed, The Eagle Has Landed, Superman, Nixon. Texas Film Hall of Fame 2009. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1560 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 9 September 1981.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Anthony Newley

Real/Birth Name:
Anthony George Newley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
86, 2 days before his 87th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Joan Collins by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

With Leslie Bricusse he wrote the song Stop the World - I Want to Get Off. Stage actor. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1989.

Anita Ekberg

Real/Birth Name:
Kerstin Anita Marianne Ekberg
Nickname(s):
The Iceberg
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Miss Sweden. Movies Abbott and Costello Go to Mars, La Dolce Vita, War and Peace, Blood Alley, Back from Eternity, Call Me Bwana

Angie Dickinson

Real/Birth Name:
Angeline Brown
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
86, 8 days before her 87th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Burt Bacharach by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

TV series Police Woman. Movies Ocean's Eleven (1960), Dressed to Kill Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 10 September 1989.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Cotton Fitzsimmons

Real/Birth Name:
Lowell Fitzsimmons
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach, teams Moberly Area Community College, Kansas State University, Phoenix Suns, Atlanta Hawks, Buffalo Braves, Kansas City Kings, San Antonio Spurs. Arizona Sports Hall of Fame 2015. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1981. Phoenix Suns Ring of Honor 2005.

Desmond Tutu

Real/Birth Name:
Desmond Mpilo Tutu
Also Known As:
Bishop Desmond Tutu
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
86, 15 days before his 87th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Anglican bishop. Active in many causes. Nobel Peace Prize 1984. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2009. French Legion of Honor. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2006.

Pepper Rodgers

Real/Birth Name:
Franklin C. Rodgers
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
86, 16 days before his 87th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach, teams University of Kansas, UCLA, Georgia Institute of Technology. Fiction book Fourth and Long Gone. Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 2004. Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 2003. Georgia Tech Athletics Hall of Fame 1970.

Eddie Mathews

Real/Birth Name:
Edwin Lee Mathews
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Third baseman. Teams Boston/Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves, Houston Astros, Detroit Tigers. Braves Hall of Fame 1999. Milwaukee Brewers Walk of Fame 2007. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1978. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1976.

Donn Moomaw

Real/Birth Name:
Donn Moomaw
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
86, 23 days before his 87th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center and linebacker. Teams UCLA, Toronto Argonauts, Ottawa Rough Riders. Became a Presbyterian minister. Involved in a sex scandal. Academic All-America Hall of Fame 1988. College Football Hall of Fame 1973. Federation of Christian Athletes Hall of Champions 2010. Orange County Sports Hall of Fame 1981. UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame 1984.

John Le CarrÚ

Real/Birth Name:
David John Moore Cornwell
Also Known As:
John Le Carre
David Cornwell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
86, 27 days before his 87th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Former spy for MI5 and MI6. British Foreign Service. Wrote spy novels - these were made into movies: The Looking Glass War, The Little Drummer Girl, The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, The Constant Gardener, The Russia House. Other novels became TV mini-series: Smiley's People, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

Mickey Mantle

Real/Birth Name:
Mickey Charles Mantle
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center fielder, team New York Yankees. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1974. Yankee Stadium Monument Park 1969. Oklahoma Hall of Fame 1964. Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame. Hutch Award 1965.

Zeke Bratkowski

Real/Birth Name:
Edmund Raymond Bratkowski
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
86, 28 days before his 87th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams University of Georgia, Chicago Bears, Los Angeles Rams, Green Bay Packers. Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1980. Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1989. National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame. University of Georgia Athletic Association Circle of Honor 2006. Florida-Georgia Hall of Fame.

Curly Chalker

Real/Birth Name:
Harold Lee Chalker
Nickname(s):
The King of Chords
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pedal steel guitarist. TV show Hee Haw. Steel Guitar Hall of Fame 1985. International Guitar Hall of Fame.

Diana Dors

Real/Birth Name:
Diana Mary Fluck
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than Richard Dawson by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movie There's a Girl in My Soup. Burlesque Hall of Fame.

Dan Rather

Real/Birth Name:
Dan Irvin Rather Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

News anchor for CBS. TV shows 60 Minutes, CBS Evening News with Dan Rather. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2007. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 2007. Television Hall of Fame 2004.

Ike Turner

Real/Birth Name:
Ike Wister Turner
Also Known As:
Izear Luster Turner Jr.
Nickname(s):
Father of Rock 'n' Roll
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:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Tina Turner by 8 years.

Brief Facts:

Group Ike & Tina Turner. Songs It's Gonna Work Out Fine, River Deep - Mountain High, I Want to Take You Higher, Proud Mary, Nutbush City Limits. Death ruled a drug overdose on cocaine. Blues Hall of Fame 2005. Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame. Guitar Center RockWalk 2005. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2015. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1991 as a member of Ike & Tina Turner.
St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6659 Delmar Boulevard.

Mike Nichols

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Igorevitch Peschkowsky
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 13 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Diane Sawyer, until he died.
Older than Diane Sawyer by 14 years.

Brief Facts:

Directed movies The Graduate, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Working Girl, Silkwood, Charlie Wilson's War. Tony Award for Broadway plays Monty Python's Spamalot, The Real Thing, Annie, Barefoot in the Park. Kennedy Center Honors 2003. Theater Hall of Fame 2003. National Medal of Arts 2001.

Darla Hood

Real/Birth Name:
Darla Jean Hood
Also Known As:
Darla
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

In Our Gang comedies.

Morley Safer

Real/Birth Name:
Morley Safer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

CBS News TV show 60 Minutes. Dual citizenship of US and Canada.

Lilly Pulitzer

Real/Birth Name:
Lillian Lee McKim
Also Known As:
Lillian Pulitzer Rousseau
Lillian McKim Rousseau
Nickname(s):
Queen of Prep
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:

Founder of a clothing firm, Lilly Pulitzer, Inc. Creator of the Lilly Shift dress.

Gregory Hemingway

Real/Birth Name:
Gregory Hancock Hemingway
Also Known As:
Gloria Hemingway
Gregory H. Hemingway
Nickname(s):
Gig
Gigi
Gender:
Female (changed from) Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

was son of
became daughter of
was half-brother of
Younger than Jack Hemingway by 8 years.
became half-sister of
Younger than Jack Hemingway by 8 years.
was uncle of
became aunt of
was uncle of
became aunt of
was uncle of
became aunt of
was brother of
Younger than Patrick Hemingway by 3 years.
became sister of
Younger than Patrick Hemingway by 3 years.
was son of
became daughter of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Had electric shock therapy. Married 4 times. Had sex change surgery. Died in jail after arrest for indecent exposure.

Spider Webb (boxer)

Real/Birth Name:
Ellsworth Webb
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

N.C.A.A. Middleweight Champion, 1951-1952 at Idaho State University. Competed for the United States in the 1952 Olympics, in the Light Middleweight division. Idaho State University Sports Hall of Fame 1980.

Jim Ringo

Real/Birth Name:
James Stephen Ringo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75, 2 days before his 76th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center. Teams Syracuse University, Green Bay Packers, Philadelphia Eagles. Coach, team Buffalo Bills. Also a pro bowler. Eagles Hall of Fame 1987. Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1974. New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 1996. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1981.

Bill Walsh

Real/Birth Name:
William Ernest Walsh
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach teams Stanford University, San Francisco 49ers. 49ers Hall of Fame 2009. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1994. California Sports Hall of Fame 2007. Paul Brown Trophy 1989. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1993. Amos Alonzo Stagg Award 2008. Walter Camp Distinguished American Award 2003.

Nadja Regin

Real/Birth Name:
Nadja Poderegin
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Role of Bond Girl Bonita in movie Goldfinger. Movie From Russia with Love

Rita Moreno

Real/Birth Name:
Rosita Dolores Alverio
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Oscar for movie musical West Side Story. Tony Award for play The Ritz. TV series Oz, Cane. California Hall of Fame 2007. Bronx Walk of Fame 1998. International Latin Music Hall of Fame 2001. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2004. National Medal of Arts 2009. Kennedy Center Honors 2015. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7083 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 20 July 1995.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Tom Brookshier

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Jefferson Brookshier
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cornerback, defensive back. Teams University of Colorado, Philadelphia Eagles. Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame 2007. Eagles Hall of Fame 1989. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1970. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2010.

Dave Madden

Real/Birth Name:
David Joseph Madden
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 30 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Partridge Family, Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In

Lefty Driesell

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Grice Driesell
Nickname(s):
Lefty
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center, team Duke University. Coach, teams Davidson College, University of Maryland, James Madison University, Georgia State University. Duke Athletics Hall of Fame 1993. Hampton Roads Sports Hall of Fame 2008. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2007. Southern Conference Hall of Fame 2011. Virginia Sports Hall of Fame 1995.

Scotty Moore

Real/Birth Name:
Winfield Scott Moore III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist for Elvis Presley. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2000. Song Heartbreak Hotel. Guitar Center RockWalk 1990. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. The Southern Legends Entertainment & Performing Arts Hall of Fame 2005. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2015.

Martin Milner

Real/Birth Name:
Martin Sam Milner
Also Known As:
Marty Milner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV shows Adam-12, Route 66, Swiss Family Robinson. Movies Valley of the Dolls, Sands of Iwo Jima, Sweet Smell of Success

Charles Bassett

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Arthur Bassett II
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
34
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Trained to be an astronaut. Died in a plane crash. Died in the same crash with Elliot See

Skeeter Davis

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Frances Pennick
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Song I Forgot More Than You'll Ever Know
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