People Who Were Born in the Year 1939:

(158 found)

Bobby Hull
hockey

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Marvin Hull
Nickname(s):
Bobby
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
82, 23 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Dennis Hull by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Skated for clubs Chicago Blackhawks, Winnepeg Jets, Hartford Whalers, New York Rangers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jimmy Boyd
singer, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Jimmy Boyd
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Yvonne Craig by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Song I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus. Movie Inherit the Wind.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

Bill Toomey
track

Real/Birth Name:
William Anthony Toomey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
82, 16 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Set the world record in the decathlon in December 1969. Olympic Gold Medal 1968 in decathlon.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Sal Mineo
actor, murdered, dancer

Real/Birth Name:
Salvatore Mineo Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
37, 33 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Murdered actor. In movies Rebel Without a Cause, The Gene Krupa Story, Cheyenne Autumn.

Scott McKenzie
singer, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Philip Wallach Blondheim
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group The Journeymen. Songs San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair), Like an Old Time Movie, Kokomo.

William L. Golden
singer, country, gospel

Real/Birth Name:
William Lee Golden
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
82, 14 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member group The Oak Ridge Boys. Songs Elvira, Y'All Come Back Saloon, You're the One.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Phil Everly
singer

Real/Birth Name:
Philip Everly
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73, 16 days before his 74th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Don Everly by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Group The Everly Brothers. Songs All I Have to Do Is Dream, Wake Up Little Susie, Bye Bye Love by Felice Bryant. Song ('Til) I Kissed You.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a member of group The Everly Brothers.

Ray Stevens
singer, composer, country

Real/Birth Name:
Harold Ray Ragsdale
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
82, 2 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Humorous songs. Songs Ahab the Arab, Everything Is Beautiful, Misty.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Cornelia Wallace
famous, singer, country

Real/Birth Name:
Cornelia Ellis
Also Known As:
Cornelia Snively
Nickname(s):
C'nelia
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69, 20 days before her 70th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than George Wallace by 19 years.
niece of

Brief Facts:

Went to high school in Montgomery, Alabama. Was a star water skier at a show in Cypress Gardens, Florida. Recorded songs It's No Summer Love, Baby with the Barefoot Feet. Second marriage was to Governor George Wallace. Present when he was shot in an assassination attempt May 15, 1972, threw herself over him to protect him. Later divorced. In a Turner Network Television movie George Wallace played by Angelina Jolie.

Earl Faison
football

Real/Birth Name:
Earl Faison
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive lineman. Teams Indiana University, San Diego Chargers, Miami Dolphins.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jackie Burroughs
actor, writer, producer, director

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

Brief Facts:

Movies The Dead Zone, Heavy Metal. TV series Road to Avonlea.

Mike Farrell
actor, producer, writer, director, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Joseph Farrell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81, 11 days before his 82nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Older than Shelley Fabares by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

TV series M*A*S*H, Providence, Superman. Producer of movie Patch Adams.

Betty Bobbitt
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Betty Ann Bobbitt
Nickname(s):
Betty from Big Bear
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Prisoner: Cell Block H. Movies Crocodile Dundee II, Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles. Lived in Australia.

Barry Mann
composer

Real/Birth Name:
Barry Imberman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81, 14 days before his 82nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songwriter with his lyricist wife Cynthia Weil, performed by many famous singers and groups.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Roberta Flack
singer

Real/Birth Name:
Roberta Cleopatra Flack
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
81, 15 days before her 82nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face, Killing Me Softly with His Song, Feel Like Makin' Love, Where Is the Love, The Closer I Get to You.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Gerry Goffin
lyricist

Real/Birth Name:
Gerald Goffin
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:

ex-husband of
Older than Carole King by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Songs Will You Love Me Tomorrow, Some Kind of Wonderful, Take Good Care of My Baby, The Loco-Motion, Hey Girl, Up on the Roof, (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman, Who Put the Bomp (in the Bomp, Bomp, Bomp), Just Once in My Life, Theme from Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're Going To). Many songs written with Carole King.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ray Manzarek
musician, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Raymond Daniel Manczarek Jr.
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:

Brief Facts:

Keyboardist for group The Doors. Song Light My Fire.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of group The Doors.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1993 as a member of group The Doors.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6901 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a member of group The Doors.

Valery Rozhdestvensky
space

Real/Birth Name:
Valery Ilyich Rozhdestvensky
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cosmonaut.

Space Missions:

Blowfly
rapper, comedy, R&B, singer, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Clarence Henry Reid
Also Known As:
Blow Fly
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76, 28 days before his 77th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Southern rapper who uses raunchy language. R&B in the 1960s and 1970s.

Tommy Tune
actor, dancer, singer, director, producer, choreographer, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas James Tune
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81, 33 days before his 82nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Broadway musical play The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas. Movie Hello, Dolly!.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1777 Vine Street for live performance or theater12 August 1993

Kit Bond
lawyer, governor, Senator

Real/Birth Name:
Christopher Sammuel Bond
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Republican. Senator from Missouri 4 terms, 1987-2011. Governor of Missouri 1973 to 1977 and from 1981 to 1985.

Jim Bouton
baseball, writer, sports analyst, politician, actor, inventor

Real/Birth Name:
James Alan Bouton
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams New York Yankees, Seattle Pilots, Houston Astros, Atlanta Braves. Book Ball Four. TV series Ball Four.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Neil Sedaka
singer, musician, composer, producer, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Neil Sedaka
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

vocalist and pianist. Songs Oh! Carol, Calendar Girl, Breaking Up Is Hard to Do.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at Corner of Sunset Boulevard and Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry23 January 1978

William B. Lenoir
space, educator, aviator, accident, engineer

Real/Birth Name:
William Benjamin Lenoir
Nickname(s):
Bill
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut and engineer. The first operational space shuttle mission. Died from head injuries in a bicycle accident.

Space Missions:

STS-5
Shuttle Columbia, launched November 11, 1982

Duration: 5d 2h.

Cale Yarborough
auto racing, NASCAR

Real/Birth Name:
William Caleb Yarborough
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

NASCAR driver and owner.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Maurice Petty
auto racing, NASCAR

Real/Birth Name:
Maurice Petty
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

uncle of
son of
younger brother of
Younger than Richard Petty by 1 year.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Engine builder for Petty Enterprises and NASCAR crew chief.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Linda Bent
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Linda Jean Opie
Also Known As:
Linda Opie Bent
Linda Opie
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Philip Bent, until his death.
Older than Philip Bent by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies How to Stuff a Wild Bikini, Bikini Beach, Pajama Party, Fireball 500.

Phil Niekro
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Philip Henry Niekro
Nickname(s):
Knucksie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Joe Niekro by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. 318 career victories, the most by a knuckleball pitcher. Teams Milwaukee Braves, New York Yankees, Cleveland Indians, Toronto Blue Jays, Atlanta Braves.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rudolph Isley
singer, R&B

Real/Birth Name:
Rudolph Bernard Isley
Nickname(s):
Rudy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Ernie Isley by 12 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Kelly Isley by 1 year.
older brother of
Older than Marvin Isley by 14 years.
older brother of
Older than Ron Isley by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Founding member and vocalist, group The Isley Brothers. Songs Twist and Shout, Shout, This Old Heart of Mine (Is Weak for You).

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Marvin Gaye
singer, murdered

Real/Birth Name:
Marvin Pentz Gay Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
44, 1 day before his 45th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Anna Gordy Gaye by 17 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Murdered by his father. Member of group The Moonglows.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2000 as a member of group The Moonglows.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a member of group The Moonglows.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry27 September 1990

Hugh Masekela
musician, bandleader, activist, composer, singer, jazz, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Hugh Ramapolo Masekela
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Miriam Makeba by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Trumpet, flugelhorn, cornet. Broadway musical Sarafina.

JoAnne Carner
golf

Real/Birth Name:
JoAnne Gunderson
Also Known As:
JoAnne Gunderson Carner
Joanne Carner
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

43 victories on the LPGA Tour.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

David Frost
tv, news, knighted, writer

Real/Birth Name:
David Paradine Frost
Also Known As:
Sir David Frost
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:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Lynne Frederick by 15 years.

Brief Facts:

Host of TV series That Was the Week That Was. Subject of movie and stage play Frost/Nixon. Famed for his interview of Richard Nixon. Knighted 1993.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Francis Ford Coppola
producer, director, writer, business, winery

Real/Birth Name:
Francis Ford Coppola
Also Known As:
Francis Coppola
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than August Coppola by 5 years.
son of
uncle of
husband of
Younger than Eleanor Coppola by 2 years.
grandfather of
father of
son of
uncle of
uncle of
uncle of
uncle of
uncle of
father of
father of
older brother of
Older than Talia Shire by 7 years.

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Good Shepherd, The Rainmaker, The Godfather, American Graffiti, The People, Koyaanisqatsi, Apocalypse Now. Founder of a winery in California.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Louise Lasser
actor, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Louise Lasser
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Woody Allen by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Bananas, Slither. TV series Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman.

Paul Sorvino
actor, director, activist, singer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Anthony Sorvino
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV series That's Life, Law & Order, The Oldest Rookie. Movies Goodfellas, The Firm, Bulworth, The Rocketeer, Money Talks, Nixon, Dick Tracy, I, the Jury. Broadway play and movie That Championship Season.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Marty Wilde
singer

Real/Birth Name:
Reginald Leonard Smith
Also Known As:
Reg Patterson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Star on UK TV show Oh Boy.

Dusty Springfield
singer

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Isabel Catherine Bernadette O'Brien
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

English pop singer. Songs You Don't Have to Say You Love Me, Son of a Preacher Man, I Only Want to Be with You, I Just Don't Know What to Do with Myself. Appointed OBE.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jason Miller
actor, writer, director, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
John Anthony Miller Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62, 21 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
father of
ex-husband of
Older than Linda Miller by 3 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Sue Bernard by 8 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movie The Exorcist. Won a Pulitzer Prize and a Tony Award for his 1973 Broadway play That Championship Season.

Lee Majors
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Harvey Lee Yeary II
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Farrah Fawcett by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

TV show Six Million Dollar Man.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6931 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry8 September 1994

Patrick Lichfield
photographer, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Patrick John Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield
Also Known As:
Patrick Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield
6th Viscount Anson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Official photographer for royal wedding of Prince Charles.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Judy Carne
actor, dancer, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Joyce Botterill
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:

Relationships:

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

Brief Facts:

Last name pronounced "Karn". The "Sock It to Me" girl on the TV show Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In.

Judy Collins
singer, composer, folk, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Judith Marjorie Collins
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Folk songs, protest songs. Grammy Award winner 1968.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Paul Gleason
actor, baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Xavier Gleason
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67, 23 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Minor league baseball, 2 seasons. Movies The Breakfast Club, Die Hard, The Battle for Endor, Johnny Be Good, Trading Places. TV series All My Children.

Johnny Maestro
singer

Real/Birth Name:
John Mastrangelo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song 16 Candles the 1958 doo-wop hit with group The Crests. The theme for movie Sixteen Candles. Also group The Brooklyn Bridge, song The Worst That Could Happen.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2004 as a member of group The Crests.

Keith Lincoln
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Keith Payson Lincoln
Nickname(s):
Monrovia Meteor
Moose of the Palouse
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back. Teams Washington State University, San Diego Chargers, Buffalo Bills.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ralph Boston
track

Real/Birth Name:
Ralph Harold Boston
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The first person to break the 27 feet (8.2 m) barrier in the long jump. Olympic Gold Medal 1960.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Harvey Keitel
actor, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Harvey Keitel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies National Treasure: Book of Secrets, Pulp Fiction, Mean Streets, Taxi Driver, The Grand Budapest Hotel.

Gary S. Paxton
singer, producer, composer, adopted, gospel

Real/Birth Name:
Larry Wayne Stevens
Also Known As:
Flip
Gary Sanford Paxton
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:

Adopted at age 3. Member of duo Skip & Flip. Producer, songs Alley Oop, It Was I, Cherry Pie. Produced songs Monster Mash, Sweet Pea, Cherish, Along Comes Mary.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Francis R. Scobee
aviator, space, accident, Challenger

Real/Birth Name:
Francis Richard Scobee
Also Known As:
Francis Scobee
Dick Scobee
Nickname(s):
Dick
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Test pilot. Commander of the Challenger shuttle flight when it exploded.

Space Missions:

STS-41-C
Shuttle Challenger, launched April 06, 1984

Duration: 6d 23h.
STS-51-L - Died on launch
Shuttle Challenger, launched January 28, 1986

Duration: 73s. Exploded shortly after takeoff killing all seven astronauts.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

James Fox
actor

Real/Birth Name:
William Fox
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Movies A Passage to India, Patriot Games, The Remains of the Day, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

Paul Winfield
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Edward Winfield
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Presumed Innocent, Mars Attacks!, Cliffhanger, Catfish in Black Bean Sauce, The Terminator, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. TV series Touched by an Angel.

Sue Gunter
basketball, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Sue Gunter
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach, teams Middle Tennessee State University, Stephen F. Austin State University, Louisiana State University, United States Olympic Team.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dixie Carter
actor, soap, producer, musician, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Dixie Virginia Carter
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
Hal Holbrook, until she died.
Younger than Hal Holbrook by 14 years.

Brief Facts:

In TV series Designing Women, Diff'rent Strokes, The Edge of Night, Desperate Housewives. Television movie Our First Christmas. Broadway musical Pal Joey.

Ian McKellen
actor, knighted, writer, producer, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Ian Murray McKellen
Also Known As:
Sir Ian McKellen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1979. Knighted 1991. Made a Companion of Honour for services to drama and to equality, in the 2008 New Year Honours. Role of Gandalf in movies The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King. Movies The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, The Da Vinci Code, X-Men, X2. Tony Award for Broadway play Amadeus in 1981.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Brent Musburger
sports analyst

Real/Birth Name:
Brent Woody Musburger
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Television coverage of football and basketball games on channels ESPN, ABC. TV show NFL Today.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Claude Gibson
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Claude Gibson
Also Known As:
Claude "Hoot" Gibson
Nickname(s):
Hoot
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

NFL teams San Diego Chargers, Oakland Raiders.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Don Williams
country, singer, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Ray Williams
Nickname(s):
The Gentle Giant
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs I'm Just a Country Boy, Good Ole Boys Like Me, Tulsa Time, I Believe in You, Lord, I Hope This Day Is Good.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Al Unser
auto racing

Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Unser
Also Known As:
Al Unser Sr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
younger brother of
Younger than Bobby Unser by 5 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Driver, CART series and Indianapolis 500 which he won 4 times, including consecutive wins.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Michael J. Pollard
actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Michael John Pollack Jr.
Also Known As:
Michael John Pollard
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:
Height:
5 feet 6 inches (167.64 cm)

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Beth Howland by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movies The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming, Bonnie and Clyde, Hannibal Brooks, Tango & Cash, Little Fauss and Big Halsy. Broadway musical play Bye Bye Birdie.

Cleavon Little
actor, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Cleavon Jake Little
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:

Movies Blazing Saddles, Greased Lightning. Broadway musical play Purlie.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry1 February 1994

Chuck Robb
military, governor, Senator

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Spittal Robb
Nickname(s):
Chuck
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Older than Lynda Bird Johnson by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Governor of Virginia from 1982 to 1986. United States Senator from Virginia, 1989 until 2001. In 2004, he chaired the Iraq Intelligence Commission.

Gary U.S. Bonds
singer

Real/Birth Name:
Gary Levone Anderson
Also Known As:
Gary US Bonds
Gary "U.S." Bonds
Gary (U.S.) Bonds
Nickname(s):
US
U.S.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Album The Very Best of Gary U.S. Bonds. Songs Quarter to Three, New Orleans.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bernie Casey
actor, poet, painter, football

Real/Birth Name:
Bernard Terry Casey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver. Teams San Francisco 49ers, Los Angeles Rams. Movies Guns of the Magnificent Seven, Gargoyles, Sharky's Machine, Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure.

Herb Adderley
football, sports analyst

Real/Birth Name:
Herbert Allen Adderley
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:

Brief Facts:

Cornerback, halfback. Teams Michigan State University, Green Bay Packers, Dallas Cowboys.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Charles Webb
writer

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Tichard Webb
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81, 7 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Novel and movie The Graduate.

Dick Vitale
basketball, sports analyst, coach, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Dick Vitale
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach, team Detroit Pistons. Movie Jury Duty.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jackie Stewart
auto racing, knighted

Real/Birth Name:
John Young Stewart
Also Known As:
Sir Jackie Stewart
Nickname(s):
Flying Scot
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Formula One driver. In the 1971 Birthday Honours Stewart was created an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE). Knighted 2001.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Siegfried
magician

Real/Birth Name:
Siegfried Fischbacher
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Siegfried of group Siegfried & Roy act with animals in Las Vegas. See Roy. Movie Vegas Vacation.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Las Vegas Walk of Stars A star at Mirage Hotel3 October 2006 as a member of group Siegfried & Roy.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater23 September 1999 as a member of group Siegfried & Roy.

Tom Cheek
sports analyst, baseball, radio

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas F. Cheek
Nickname(s):
The Voice of the Toronto Blue Jays
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Announcer, team Toronto Blue Jays.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Corin Redgrave
actor, Tony Award, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Corin Redgrave
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

uncle of
father of
uncle of
older brother of
Older than Lynn Redgrave by 3 years.
son of
uncle of
uncle of
son of
grandson of
younger brother of
Younger than Vanessa Redgrave by 2 years.

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies A Man for All Seasons, Four Weddings and a Funeral, England, My England, Enigma. TV mini-series The Forsyte Saga. Nominated for Tony Award, Broadway play Not About Nightingales.

Lou Brock
baseball, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Louis Clark Brock
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:

Brief Facts:

Left Field. Teams Southern University, Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Cardinals. 938 stolen bases, beating the record by Ty Cobb.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6602 Delmar Boulevard

Don Matthews
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Donald J. Matthews
Nickname(s):
The Don
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 8 days before his 78th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker, team University of Idaho. Coach, teams BC Lions, Toronto Argonauts, Orlando Thunder, Saskatchewan Roughriders, Baltimore Stallions, Toronto Argonauts, Edmonton Eskimos, Montreal Alouettes. In 2004, he became a Canadian citizen.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

John Fortune
writer, actor, comedy

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

Brief Facts:

TV series Bremner, Bird and Fortune.

Karen Black
actor, singer, composer, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Karen Blanche Ziegler
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than L.M. Kit Carson by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Five Easy Pieces, Airport 1975, Children of the Corn, Capricorn One, Easy Rider, Nashville, The Great Gatsby.

John Sununu
governor, accused

Real/Birth Name:
John Henry Sununu
Also Known As:
John H. Sununu
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Republican. 75th Governor of New Hampshire 1983-1989. White House Chief of Staff under President George H.W. Bush from 1989 to 1991. Accused of inappropriate spending for travel as WH Chief of Staff.

Snuff Garrett
producer, dj

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Lesslie Garrett
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Record producer in the 1960s and 1970s with famous performers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Mavis Staples
singer, blues, R&B, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Mavis Staples
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Her family's band The Staple Singers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Vince Taylor
singer

Real/Birth Name:
Brian Maurice Holden
Nickname(s):
the Black Leather Rebel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member The Playboys.

Patrick Wayne
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Patrick John Morrison
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

half-brother of
Older than Ethan Wayne by 22 years.
son of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Movie Shenandoah.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dion
singer

Real/Birth Name:
Dion Francis DiMucci
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group Dion & The Belmonts. Songs Runaround Sue, The Wanderer, Abraham, Martin & John.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Mildred Loving
hero

Real/Birth Name:
Mildred Delores Jeter
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Richard Loving, until his earlier death.
Younger than Richard Loving by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

With her husband, plaintiffs in the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case Loving v. Virginia (1967). The Lovings were an interracial married couple who were criminally charged under a Virginia statute banning such marriages. He was white, she was African-American and Native American descent. With the help of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the Lovings filed suit seeking to overturn the law. In 1967, the Supreme Court ruled in their favor, striking down the Virginia statute and all state anti-miscegenation laws as unconstitutional violations of the Fourteenth Amendment.

Bob Lilly
football, photographer

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Lewis Lilly
Nickname(s):
Mr. Cowboy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle. Teams Texas Christian University, Dallas Cowboys.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

France Nuyen
soap, actor, psychologist

Real/Birth Name:
France Nguyen Vannga
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Robert Culp by 8 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies South Pacific, Battle for the Planet of the Apes, The Joy Luck Club. Play The World of Suzie Wong. TV series Knots Landing, St. Elsewhere. Became a clinical psychologist.

Robert Waller
writer, educator, photographer, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Robert James Waller Jr.
Also Known As:
Robert James Waller
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Author of book (made into a movie with Clint Eastwood) The Bridges of Madison County.

Wes Craven
director, writer, producer, educator, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Wesley Earl Craven
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76, 28 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies A Nightmare on Elm Street, The Hills Have Eyes, Swamp Thing, The People Under the Stairs, Sceam and many other horror films.

Jimmie Nicol
musician

Real/Birth Name:
James George Nicol
Also Known As:
James George
Jimmy Nicol
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Substituted for an ill Ringo Starr when rock group The Beatles toured Australia in June 1964. Performed in Scandinavia as James George. Had his own rock group Shubdub.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of group The Beatles.
London Avenue of Stars 2007 as a member of group The Beatles.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1988 as a member of group The Beatles.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2004 as a member of group The Beatles.
UK Music Hall of Fame 2004 as a member of group The Beatles.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a member of group The Beatles.

Frank Vincent
actor, musician, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Frank Vincent Gattuso
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Sopranos. Movie Goodfellas.

Frankie Ford
singer, musician, R&B, adopted

Real/Birth Name:
Vincent Francis Guzzo Jr.
Nickname(s):
New Orleans Dynamo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song ("Won't you let me take you on a") Sea Cruise. Pianist and vocalist.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Tommie Aaron
baseball, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Tommie Lee Aaron
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45, 11 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfielder. Team Milwaukee / Atlanta Braves. Coach for Atlanta Braves. Died of leukemia.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Kate O'Mara
soap, actor, activist, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Frances M. Caroll
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Dynasty. Movie The Horror of Frankenstein.

George Hamilton
actor, producer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
George Stevens Hamilton IV
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Alana Stewart by 5 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Godfather: Part III, Where the Boys Are, Love at First Bite, Your Cheatin' Heart, The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing, Zorro, the Gay Blade. Broadway musical play Chicago.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry12 August 2009
Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 210 S. Palm Canyon Drive10 December 1999

Skip Caray
baseball, sports analyst, tv, radio, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Harry Christopher Caray Jr.
Also Known As:
Harry Caray Jr.
Nickname(s):
Skip
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68, 9 days before his 69th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movie The Slugger's Wife. Baseball team Atlanta Braves as TV and radio broadcaster.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Billy Joe Shaver
country, singer, actor, musician, composer

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

Brief Facts:

Song Live Forever. Movies Secondhand Lions, The Apostle.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Valery Ryumin
space, engineer

Real/Birth Name:
Valery Victorovich Ryumin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Older than Yelena Kondakova by 17 years.

Brief Facts:

Cosmonaut. Time in space: 371d 17h 24m.

Space Missions:

Soyuz 25
Soyuz 35 - Launch only
Soyuz 37 - Return only
STS-91
Shuttle Discovery, launched June 02, 1998

Duration: 9d 19h.

Johnny Preston
singer

Real/Birth Name:
John Preston Courville
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Running Bear which was popular in 1960. Song Cradle of Love.

Molly Bee
singer, country, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Molly Gene Beachboard
Also Known As:
Molly Muncy
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus when she was 13. Movie Chartreuse Caboose. Song Don't Start Courtin' in a Hot Rod Ford with Tennessee Ernie Ford.

Ginger Baker
composer, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Peter Edward Baker
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:

Drummer for groups Cream, Blues Incorporated . Name Ginger refers to his hair color. Album Fresh Cream.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Guitar Center RockWalk 2004 as a member of group Cream.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1993 as a member of group Cream.

Clarence Williams III
actor, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Clarence Williams III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Gloria Foster by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie Lee Daniels' the Butler, Purple Rain. TV series The Mod Squad, Twin Peaks. Broadway play Slow Dance on the Killing Ground. Television movies Mystery Woman: Oh Baby, Mystery Woman: Redemption, Mystery Woman: Game Time, Mystery Woman: Snapshot, Mystery Woman: Mystery Weekend, Mystery Woman: Vision of a Murder, Mystery Woman: Sing Me a Murder, Mystery Woman: At First Sight, Mystery Woman: In the Shadows.

Harold Reid
singer, country, gospel

Real/Birth Name:
Harold Reid
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:

Bass singer, co-founder of group The Statler Brothers. Harold and Don Reid were brothers, others were not. Country and gospel music. Songs Flowers on the Wall, Do You Know You Are My Sunshine, Bed of Roses.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

James Burton
musician

Real/Birth Name:
James Burton
Nickname(s):
Master of the Telecaster
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Carl Yastrzemski
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Carl Michael Yastrzemski
Nickname(s):
Yaz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Boston Red Sox.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Valerie Harper
actor, Tony Award, Broadway, dancer, comedy, soap

Real/Birth Name:
Valerie KathrynHarper
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80, 8 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Role as Rhoda Morgenstern on TV series The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Rhoda. Broadway plays Looped, Wildcat, Take Me Along, Subways Are for Sleeping. TV shows Valerie, The Doctors.

Joel Schumacher
director, style, writer, costume design

Real/Birth Name:
Joel T. Schumacher
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 Batman & Robin, Batman Forever, St. Elmo's Fire, The Lost Boys, The Client, A Time to Kill, The Phantom of the Opera, The Wiz.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Elizabeth Ashley
actor, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Elizabeth Ann Cole
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than George Peppard by 10 years.
ex-wife of
Younger than James Farentino by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Jaw damaged in a boating accident. Raped in 1977. Broadway play Take Her, She's Mine a Tony Award. Movies The Carpetbaggers, Dangerous Curves.

Jerry Allison
musician, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Jerry Ivan Allison
Also Known As:
JI Allison
J.I. Allison
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Drummer with group The Crickets. Co-writer of songs Peggy Sue, That'll Be the Day.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of group The Crickets.
Music City Walk of Fame 2007 as a member of group The Crickets.
Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum 2008 as a member of group The Crickets.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2012 as a member of group The Crickets.
West Texas Walk of Fame 1986 as a member of group The Crickets.

Lily Tomlin
actor, producer, writer, comedy, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Jean Tomlin
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Younger than Jane Wagner by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies The Incredible Shrinking Woman, I Heart a Huckabee, 9 to 5. TV shows Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In, The Magic Schoolbus, Malibu Country. TV series Grace and Frankie.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Billy Kilmer
football

Real/Birth Name:
William Orland Kilmer Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams UCLA, San Francisco 49ers, New Orleans Saints, Washington Redskins.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

George Lazenby
actor, model

Real/Birth Name:
George Robert Lazenby
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Pam Shriver by 22 years.

Brief Facts:

Australian. A fashion model. Best known for his role as James Bond in the movie On Her Majesty's Secret Service. TV series Superboy in role of Jor-El.

Chuck Allen
football

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Richard Allen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Teams University of Washington, San Diego Chargers, Pittsburgh Steelers, Philadelphia Eagles.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

David Griggs
space, accident, air crash

Real/Birth Name:
Stanley David Griggs
Also Known As:
S. David Griggs
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Flew shuttle Discovery. First unscheduled EVA. Died in a plane crash flying a World War II vintage training aircraft doing stunts.

Space Missions:

STS-51-D
Shuttle Discovery, launched April 12, 1985

Duration: 6d 23h.

Donnie Allison
auto racing, NASCAR

Real/Birth Name:
Dunkiny Allison
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Bobby Allison by 1 year.
uncle of

Brief Facts:

NASCAR race driver and Indianapolis 500 driver.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Cynthia Lennon
writer, painter

Real/Birth Name:
Cynthia Powell
Nickname(s):
Miss Hoylake
Miss Powell
Miss Prim
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than John Lennon by 1 year.
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

First wife of John Lennon. Book John, A Twist of Lennon.

Bill Janklow
governor, US Representative, criminal, lawyer

Real/Birth Name:
William John Janklow
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Republican governor, then US Representative, from South Dakota. Convicted of manslaughter Dec. 8, 2003. Served nearly a year.

Richard Kiel
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Dawson Kiel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74, 3 days before his 75th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

7' 1.5" tall. Role of Jaws in movies The Spy Who Loved Me, Moonraker and video games. TV series The Wild Wild West.

Frankie Avalon
actor, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Francis Thomas Avallone
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Beach Party, Beach Blanket Bingo, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini, Grease. Songs Venus, Why.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rory Storm
singer

Real/Birth Name:
Alan Ernest Caldwell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
33, 7 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

brother of
Older than Iris Caldwell by 5 or 6 years.

Brief Facts:

Skiffle music. Group Rory Storm and the Hurricanes with Ringo Starr before the Beatles. Died of a chest infection.

Kathy Whitworth
golf

Real/Birth Name:
Kathrynne Ann Whitworth
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won 88 tournaments on the LPGA tour, more that any other golfer including the men's PGA tour.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Larry Linville
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Larry Lavon Linville
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Earth Girls Are Easy. TV series M*A*S*H in role of Maj. Frank Burns.

Len Cariou
actor, singer, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Leonard Joseph Cariou
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Blue Bloods, Damages, Brotherhood. Movies The Four Seasons, Spotlight, Thirteen Days, Prisoners, About Schmidt, 1408, Secret Window, Executive Decision. Tony Award in 1979 for Broadway musical play Sweeney Todd.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bob Schloredt
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Schloredt
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:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams University of Washington, BC Lions.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Yuri Glazkov
space

Real/Birth Name:
Yuri Nikolayevich Glazkov
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:

Cosmonaut.

Bob Armstrong
wrestling

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Melton James
Also Known As:
"Bullet" Bob Armstrong
Alabama Jaw Jacke
Georgia Jaw Cracker
Jim Durango
The Bullet
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro wrestler.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bill Snyder
football, coach, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Bill Snyder
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach team Kansas State University.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Melinda Dillon
actor, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Melinda Ruth Dillon
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Harry and the Hendersons, The Prince of Tides, Bound for Glory. Broadway play Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?.

Ralph Lauren
style, business, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Ralph Lifshitz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Clothing for men - the "Polo" line. A multi-billionaire. Declared Chevalier de la Legion d'honneur 2010 by the French president. 2018, appointed an Honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE) 2010.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Mike Ditka
football, coach, sports analyst

Real/Birth Name:
Michael K. Ditka
Nickname(s):
Mike
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach of team Chicago Bears.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

F. Murray Abraham
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Fahrid Murray Abraham
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Grand Budapest Hotel, Finding Forrester, Amadeus, Scarface, All the President's Men, The Name of the Rose, Star Trek: Insurrection, Baby Face Nelson.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Zelmo Beaty
basketball, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Zelmo Beaty
Nickname(s):
Big Z
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 9 inches (205.74 cm)

Brief Facts:

Pronounced BAY-tee. Center. Teams Prairie View A&M University, St. Louis / Atlanta Hawks, Utah Stars, Los Angeles Lakers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

John Cleese
actor, comedy, writer

Real/Birth Name:
John Marwood Cleese
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 5 inches (195.58 cm)

Brief Facts:

Movies Die Another Day, Monty Python, A Fish Called Wanda. Member and co-founder, group Monty Python.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame 2001 as a member of group Monty Python.

Jane Alexander
actor, producer, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Jane Quigley
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Brubaker, The Ring. Broadway play The Great White Hope.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Eddie Holland
composer, producer, singer, R&B

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Holland Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Composer group Holland-Dozier-Holland. Songs Stop! In the Name of Love, It's the Same Old Song.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7070 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry2 February 2015 as a member of group Holland-Dozier-Holland.

Grace Slick
singer, musician, painter

Real/Birth Name:
Grace Barnett Wing
Nickname(s):
The Chrome Nun
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of Jefferson Airplane, Jefferson Starship.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2014 as a member of group Jefferson Airplane.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2014 as a member of group Jefferson Starship.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1996 as a member of group Jefferson Airplane.

Pat Dye
football, coach, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Patrick Fain Dye
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head coach and athletic director known for his coaching at Auburn University.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Russell Means
actor, activist, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Russell Charles Means
Also Known As:
Oyate Wacinyapin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72, 19 days before his 73rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Native American, Oglala Sioux tribe. A prominent member of the American Indian Movement. Movies Thomas and the Magic Railroad, Buffalo Girls, Pathfinder, The Last of the Mohicans. Voice actor in animated movie Pocahontas. In 1987, candidate for president with the U.S. Libertarian Party.

Wendy Carlos
musician, composer, jazz, transgender

Real/Birth Name:
Walter Carlos
Also Known As:
W Carlos
Gender:
Female (changed from) Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Moog sythesizer musician. Albums Switched-On Bach, The Well-Tempered Synthesizer featuring adapted music by Bach. Music for movies A Clockwork Orange, Tron. In May 1972 had sex reassignment surgery.

Thalmus Rasulala
actor, soap, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Jack Crowder
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series One Life to Live, Sanford and Son. Movie Blacula. Broadway musical Hello, Dolly!.

Yaphet Kotto
actor, writer, director, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Yaphet Frederick Kotto
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Alien, The Running Man, Live and Let Die, Othello, Brubaker.

Willie Richardson
football

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

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver. Teams Jackson State University, Baltimore Colts, Miami Dolphins.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Brenda Vaccaro
actor, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Brenda Buell Vaccaro
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Midnight Cowboy, Supergirl, Capricorn One, Airport '77, Zorro, the Gay Blade. Broadway plays The Affair, Cactus Flower, How Now, Dow Jones, The Goodbye People.

Warren "Pete" Moore
singer, producer, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Warren Moore
Also Known As:
Pete Moore
Nickname(s):
Pete
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78, his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bass singer, group The Miracles. Song Ooo Baby Baby.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2011 as a member of group The Miracles.
Michigan Rock and Roll Legends Hall of Fame as a member of group The Miracles.
Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2015 as a member of group The Miracles.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2012 as a member of group The Miracles.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame as a member of group The Miracles.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a member of group The Miracles.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a member of group The Miracles.

Dick Smothers
comedy, singer, musician, tv, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Remick Smothers
Nickname(s):
Dickie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Tom Smothers by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

TV show The Smothers Brothers Show. Group The Smothers Brothers. Movie The Informant!.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6555 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry as a member of group The Smothers Brothers.

Jerry Colangelo
basketball, business

Real/Birth Name:
Jerry Colangelo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guard, team University of Illinois. Owner (former) teams Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Mercury. Involved also in baseball and hockey.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Allen Garfield
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Allen Goorwitz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Beverly Hils Cop II, One Trick Pony. Died of COVID-19.

Jan Rooney
singer, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Janice Darlene Chamberlin
Also Known As:
Jan Chamberlin
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

separated wife of
Mickey Rooney, until his death.
Younger than Mickey Rooney by 19 years.

Brief Facts:

Eighth wife of Mickey Rooney. Movies Lost Stallions: The Journey Home, Night Club, Blood Relatives. Duo Jan and Mickey Rooney.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater26 April 2004 as a member of group Jan and Mickey Rooney.

Tina Turner
singer, writer, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Anna Mae Bullock
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Ike Turner by 8 years.

Brief Facts:

Song What's Love Got to Do with It. Group Ike & Tina Turner. Movie Tommy. Songs It's Gonna Work Out Fine, River Deep - Mountain High, I Want to Take You Higher, Proud Mary, Nutbush City Limits.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1991 as a member of group Ike & Tina Turner.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1750 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry28 August 1986
St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6378 Delmar Boulevard

Dianne Lennon
singer

Real/Birth Name:
Dianne Barbara Lennon
Nickname(s):
Dee Dee
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Janet Lennon by 6 years.
older sister of
Older than Kathy Lennon by 3 years.
older sister of
Older than Peggy Lennon by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Group The Lennon Sisters seen on TV show The Lawrence Welk Show. Songs Tonight, You Belong to Me, Sad Movies (Make Me Cry).

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Missouri Walk of Fame 2007 as a member of group The Lennon Sisters.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a member of group The Lennon Sisters.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry as a member of group The Lennon Sisters.

Lee Trevino
golf

Real/Birth Name:
Lee Buck Trevino
Nickname(s):
The Merry Mex
Supermex
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:
Height:
5 feet 7 inches (170.18 cm)

Brief Facts:

Known for humor.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Harry Reid
Senator, US Representative

Real/Birth Name:
Harry Mason Reid
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Democrat. US Representative from Nevada 1983-1987. Senator from 1987. Majority leader 2007-2015, formerly minority whip and minority leader.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Freddy Cannon
singer

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Anthony Picariello Jr.
Also Known As:
Freddy Karmon
Freddie Cannon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Rock 'n' roll singer. Songs Way Down Yonder in New Orleans, Palisades Park.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jerry Butler
singer, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Jerry Butler Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song For Your Precious Love with group The Impressions.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2017 as a member of group The Impressions.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1991 as a member of group The Impressions.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame as a member of group The Impressions.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2003 as a member of group The Impressions.

Red Berenson
hockey, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Gordon Arthur Berenson
Nickname(s):
The Red Baron
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams Omaha Knights, Michigan Wolverines, Montreal Canadiens, New York Rangers, St. Louis Blues, Detroit Red Wings, Quebec Aces. Coach, teams St. Louis Blues, Buffalo Sabres, University of Michigan.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Tom Hayden
politician, activist, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Emmet Hayden
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Jane Fonda by 1 year.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

One of the Chicago Seven in 1968. California State Legislature for 18 years. Delegate to Democratic National Convention at Chicago in 1996.

Ernie Davis
football

Real/Birth Name:
Ernest R. Davis
Nickname(s):
The Elmira Express
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
23
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Syracuse University as halfback/linebacker/fullback. Subject of movie The Express. Never played professional football, although he signed after his senior year with team Cleveland Browns. Died of leukemia before he could play.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Cindy Birdsong
singer, R&B

Real/Birth Name:
Cynthia Ann Birdsong
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Groups The Supremes, Patti LaBelle and The Bluebelles.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of group The Supremes.
Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2013 as a member of group The Supremes.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1988 as a member of group The Supremes.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame as a member of group The Supremes.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1998 as a member of group The Supremes.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a member of group The Supremes.

Andrew Parker Bowles
military

Real/Birth Name:
Andrew Henry Parker Bowles
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81, 30 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Brigadier, retired. OBE.

John Amos
actor, football, soap

Real/Birth Name:
John A. Amos
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81, 30 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV series The West Wing, The District, One Life to Live. Movies Die Hard 2, The President's Plane Is Missing. Often cast in roles as a policeman, a coach. Football for the team at Colorado State University.

Willye White
track

Real/Birth Name:
Willye Brown White
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First American track and field athlete to compete in five Olympics.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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