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Tenley Albright

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Tenley Emma Albright
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Gold at the 1956 Olympics and winner of multiple US championships. The first American female skater to win an Olympic gold. Became a surgeon.
International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1983.
United States Olympic Hall of Fame.
United States Skating Hall of Fame 1976.
World Figure Skating Hall of Fame 1976.

Phog Allen

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Forrest Clare Allen
Nickname(s):
Phog
Father of Basketball Coaching
Doc
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Basketball coach, team:Coached college basketball for 50 seasons. Also an osteopathic physician.
Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 1961.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1959.
Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1952.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.

Ellen S. Baker

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Ellen Louise Shulman
Birth Date:
Age today:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. Missions: , ,

Dan Barry

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Daniel Thomas Barry
Also Known As:
Daniel T. Barry
Daniel Barry
Birth Date:
Age today:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut and medical doctor, on crew for missions (Endeavour), (Discovery), the first mission to dock with the ISS, and (Discovery), with over 734 hours in space, and four spacewalks.
Contestant for TV series:

Forrest Bird

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Forrest Morton Bird
Also Known As:
Dr. Forrest M. Bird
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Biomedical engineer, created mechanical ventilators for help in breathing.
National Inventors Hall of Fame 1995.
Presidential Citizens Medal 2008.
National Medal of Technology and Innovation 2009.
Idaho Aviation Hall of Fame 2008.

Roberta Bondar

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Roberta Lynn Bondar
Birth Date:
Age today:
71, 17 days before her 72nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First Canadian Woman into space - Shuttle mission in the module IML-1. Neurobiologist.

Marci Bowers

Gender:
Female (changed from) Male
Real/Birth Name:
Mark Bowers
Also Known As:
Dr. Marci L. Bowers, M.D.
Birth Date:
Age:
59 or 60

Brief Facts:

Performs transgender surgeries. Had gender reassignment (sex change) surgery herself. Is an OB/GYN doctor.

Bobby Brown (NYY)

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert William Brown
Also Known As:
Dr. Bobby Brown
Nickname(s):
Doc
Birth Date:
Age today:
93, 23 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Third base, team:World Series champs 1949, '50, '51. Cardiologist in Texas.
10 years as president of the American League.

Ben Carson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Benjamin Solomon Carson
Also Known As:
Dr. Benjamin S. Carson Sr.
Birth Date:
Age today:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Neurosurgeon credited with pioneering work on the successful separation of conjoined twins joined at the head. Known for critical and controversial remarks about President Obama.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 2008..

Laurel Clark

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Laurel Blair Salton
Also Known As:
Laurel Blair Salton Clark
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
41
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Medical doctor, United States Navy Captain, NASA astronaut and Space Shuttle mission specialist. Died in Columbia shuttle disaster.
Congressional Space Medal of Honor 2004.

Michael Crichton

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Michael Crichton
Also Known As:
Jeffery Hudson
John Lange
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66, 12 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Books made into movies::Created TV series:Movie:as screenwriter.
Last name pronounced "CRY-tun."

Howard Dean

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Howard Brush Dean III
Birth Date:
Age today:
69, his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Democrat. Governor of Vermont 1991-2003. Chairman of the Democratic National Committee 2005-2009. Candidate for president in the 2004 race. A family practice physician.

Michael DeBakey

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Michel Dabaghi
Also Known As:
Michael Ellis DeBakey
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
99
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Innovator of heart surgery procedures. Invented the "roller pump." Lebanese immigrant parents, changed name to Anglicize it. National Medal of Science.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 1969.
Health Care Hall of Fame 1996.
Congressional Gold Medal 2007.

Anna Lee Fischer

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Anna Lee Sims
Also Known As:
Anna Lee Tingle Fischer
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Mission specialist, medical doctor and chemist. Mission . First mother in space. Management at NASA after several years leave of absence.

F. Drew Gaffney

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Francis Andrew Gaffney
Nickname(s):
Drew
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. Missions:

William Gorgas

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Crawford Gorgas

Brief Facts:

Surgeon General of the US. Conquered Yellow Fever in Central America - enabling the Panama canal to be built.
Alabama Men's Hall of Fame 1989.

Che Guevara

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ernesto Guevara
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
39
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

A Marxist. Major part of the Cuban revolution against Batista. Executed in Bolivia.

Claudie Haigneré

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Claudie André-Deshays
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

French astronaut. Missions: ,

Gregory Hemingway

Gender:
Female (changed from) Male
Real/Birth Name:
Gregory Hancock Hemingway
Also Known As:
Gloria Hemingway
Gregory H. Hemingway
Nickname(s):
Gig
Gigi
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.

James Herriot

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

Brief Facts:

A veterinarian.
Stories about a country veterinarian, referred to collectively as:

Patricia Hilliard Robertson

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Patricia Consolatrix Hilliard Robertson

Brief Facts:

Medical doctor, astronaut. Died of injuries from a private plane crash.

Robert Jarvik

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Koffler Jarvik
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Older than Marilyn vos Savant by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Inventor of the first permanently implantable artificial heart, the Jarvik-7.

Mae Jemison

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Mae Carol Jemison
Birth Date:
Age today:
61, 31 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Volunteer in Peace Corps in Africa. Mission on the shuttle Endeavour. The first African-American female in space. Taught at Dartmouth College. Founded the company Jemison Group.
National Women's Hall of Fame 1993.
Texas Women's Hall of Fame 2002.
International Space Hall of Fame..

Joseph Kerwin

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Peter Kerwin
Also Known As:
Joseph P. Kerwin
Birth Date:
Age today:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Doctor and astronaut. mission.
U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1997.

Jack Kevorkian

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jacob Kevorkian
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 8 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pathologist who supported right-to-die efforts. Convicted of second-degree homicide. A pathologist. Painted with oil. Composed music.

Sammy Lee

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Lee
Also Known As:
Dr. Sammy Lee
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The first Asian-American to win Olympic Gold Medal 1948 as a diver. Won again, the first man to win back-to-back gold medals in Olympic platform diving, Olympic Gold Medal 1952. Of Korean ancestry. Became a doctor, served in the army in the Korean War. Coached divers at Olympic games.
United States Olympic Hall of Fame.
International Swimming Hall of Fame 1968.
Orange County Sports Hall of Fame 1984.
Anaheim / OC Walk of Stars:
A star for Sports fame; ceremony: 26 May 2009.

Kjell N. Lindgren

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Kjell Norwood Lindgren
Birth Date:
Age today:
44
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut and doctor. Missions: ,

Larry McDonald

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lawrence Patton McDonald
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Flight surgeon in the Navy. Democratic US Representative from Georgia 7th district. Killed as a passenger on a Korean Airlines shot down over the Soviet Union.

James McNulty

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Vincent McNulty
Also Known As:
Dr. James McNulty
Death Date:
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Ann Blyth, until he died.
brother of

Brief Facts:

Obstetrics and gynecology.
Husband of:for 54 years.
Brother:pre-deceased him.
Age 89 at death.

Abe Mickal

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Abe Mickal
Nickname(s):
Miracle
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team:College Football Hall of Fame 1967.
Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame 1985.
Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame 1985.
Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1970.

Chiaki Mukai

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Chiaki Naitou
向井 千秋
Birth Date:
Age today:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. Missions: , . The first Japanese woman in space, and was the first Japanese citizen to have two spaceflights.

Story Musgrave

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Franklin Story Musgrave
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Six space flights, mission specialist on in 1983, and in 1985, in 1989 and in 1991, the payload commander on in 1993, mission specialist on in 1996.
U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2003.
International Space Hall of Fame.

John H. Outland

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Henry Outland
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76, 17 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Suggested the trophy named for him.

Mehmet Oz

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Mehmet Cengiz Öz
Also Known As:
Mehmet Cengiz Oz
Dr. Oz
Birth Date:
Age today:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Turkish-American doctor, gives medical advice on TV show:Some of his advice is considered alternative medicine.
Holds both US and Turkey citizenship.

Rand Paul

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Randal Howard Paul
Birth Date:
Age today:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

son of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Cataract and glaucoma surgeon. Republican senator from Kentucky from 2011. Supports libertarian and conservative policies. Candidate for president, declared in April 2015. Dropped out after the Iowa caucuses in February 2016.

Ron Paul

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ronald Ernest Paul
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from the Texas 22nd district 1979-1985 and the 14th district from 1997. Candidate for president as a Libertarian 1988 and as a Republican in 2011.

Valeri Polyakov

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Valeri Vladimirovich Polyakov
Also Known As:
Valeri Vladimirovich Polyakov
Birth Date:
Age today:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Stayed 437 days in a row aboard the Mir space station in 1994-1995. A total of over 678 days in space.
International Space Hall of Fame.

Robert M. Rey

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Roberto Miguel Rey Jr.
Also Known As:
Dr. Robert Rey

Brief Facts:

Plastic surgeon.
Host of TV series:Television commercials (a chicken that needs "breast augmentation".) Martial arts expert - helped subdue a distraught passenger on a plane flight.
Half Brazilian ancestry.

Dave Roberts

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
David Luther Roberts
Birth Date:
Age today:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pole vaulter. World record 1976 18-8¼ feet, 5.70 meters. Became a surgeon.
National Pole Vault Hall of Fame 2006.
Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2012.

Ed Roberts

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Henry Edward Roberts
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Created the MITS Altair 8800, considered the first personal computer, also the first with a Basic language, which was done by:Later became a country doctor.
California Hall of Fame 2011.

Jonas Salk

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jonas Edward Salk
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:

Known for his discovery and development of the first safe and effective polio vaccine.
Polio Hall of Fame 1958.
California Hall of Fame 2007.
Congressional Gold Medal 1955.
Michigan Walk of Fame 2007.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 1977.
Jewish-American Hall of Fame.

Rhea Seddon

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Margaret Rhea Seddon
Birth Date:
Age today:
70, 9 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Younger than Robert Gibson by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Flew three Space Shuttle flights, mission specialist for and , and payload commander for , over 30 days in space.
U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2015.

Mutulu Shakur

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jeral Wayne Williams
Also Known As:
Dr. Mutulu Shakur
Birth Date:
Age:
64 or 65
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Afeni Shakur by 5 or 6 years.
brother of
uncle of
step-father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Doctor of acupuncture. Leader of the Black Liberation Army. Incarcerated 1988.

Sócrates

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Sócrates Brasileiro Sampaio de Souza Vieira de Oliveira
Also Known As:
Socrates
Dr. Socrates
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Brazilian doctor, team:South American Footballer of the Year in 1983.

Travis Stork

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Travis Lane Stork
Also Known As:
Dr. Travis Stork
Birth Date:
Age today:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lead host on TV show:Was the batchelor on season 8 of TV show:

Norman Thagard

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Norman Earl Thagard
Nickname(s):
Norm
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. Missions , , , , , , .
U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2004.
International Space Hall of Fame.

Debi Thomas

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Debra Janine Thomas
Birth Date:
Age today:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

1986 World champion, two-time U.S. national champion and 1988 Olympic bronze medalist. An orthopedic surgeon.
United States Figure Skating Hall of Fame 2000.

William E. Thornton

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Edgar Thornton
Birth Date:
Age today:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut and doctor. Missions: , with

Ernie Vandeweghe

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ernest Maurice Vandeweghe Jr.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandfather of
husband of
Colleen Kay Hutchins, until her earlier death.
Younger than Colleen Kay Hutchins by 2 years.
father of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Guard, small forward.
Team:

Boris Yegorov

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Boris Borisovich Yegorov
Also Known As:
Борис Борисович Егоров
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:

Brief Facts:

The first doctor in space. Mission
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