People Who Died in the Year 1972:

(55 found)

Maurice Chevalier
actor, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Maurice Auguste Chevalier
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

French. Songs Thank Heaven for Little Girls, I Remember It Well from movie Gigi.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1651 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry

Jean MacLeish
famous

Real/Birth Name:
Jean MacLeish
Also Known As:
Jean MacLeish Dern
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
64 or 65

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Age 63 at death.

Al Goodman
conductor, composer, musician, producer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Al Goodman
Also Known As:
Alfred Goodman
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:

Composed songs When Hearts Are Young, Call of Love, Twilight. TV series The Colgate Comedy Hour. Conductor for Broadway plays The Student Prince, Blossom Time.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6300 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

Frederick IX of Denmark
royalty

Real/Birth Name:
Christian Frederik Franz Michael Carl Valdemar Georg
Also Known As:
His Royal Highness The Crown Prince of Denmark and Iceland
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

King of Denmark from 1947 to 1972.

Rochelle Hudson
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Rachael Hudson
Also Known As:
Rochelle Elizabeth Hudson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1931). Movies Wild Boys of the Road, Curly Top, Les Miserables (1935), Rebel Without a Cause, She Done Him Wrong.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6200 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Fred Wolcott
track

Real/Birth Name:
Fred Wolcott
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Hurdles, world records in early 1040s.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Mahalia Jackson
singer, R&B, activist, gospel

Real/Birth Name:
Mahala Jackson
Nickname(s):
Halie
The Queen of Gospel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Gospel singer, also active in the civil rights movement.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6840 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry1 September 1988

John Litel
actor, military

Real/Birth Name:
John Beach Litel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Nancy Drew: The Detective (1938) in role of Carson Drew, and sequels. Movie A Pocketful of Miracles.

Walter Winchell
news, columnist, writer, radio

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

Brief Facts:

TV series The Ubtouchables, The Walter Winchell Show. Column On-Broadway. Called people "communist" like McCarthy did.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1645 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Pat Brady
actor, sidekick, musician, western, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Patrick Aloysius O'Brady
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bassist for group Sons of the Pioneers. Sidekick to Roy Rogers in westerns.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6845 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a member of group Sons of the Pioneers.

Zack Wheat
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Zachary Davis Wheat
Nickname(s):
Buck
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Brooklyn Dodgers. Left field from 1909-1926.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Len Ford
football

Real/Birth Name:
Leonard Guy Ford Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
46, 25 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive end. Teams University of Michigan, Los Angeles Dons, Cleveland Browns, Green Bay Packers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Pie Traynor
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Harold Joseph Traynor
Nickname(s):
Pie
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:

Brief Facts:

Team Pittsburgh Pirates, third base. Never drove a car. Fondness for eating pie - origin of his nickname.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Gil Hodges
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Gilbert Ray Hodge
Also Known As:
Gilbert Ray Hodges
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47, 2 days before his 48th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First base. Teams Brooklyn Dodgers, Los Angeles Dodgers. Manager, teams Washington Senators, New York Mets.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard (special)20 June 2008 as a member of team Los Angeles Dodgers.

Speedy Thompson
auto racing, NASCAR

Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Bruce Thompson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45, 1 day before his 46th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

NASCAR driver.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

General Crowder
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Alvin Floyd Crowder
Nickname(s):
Yankee Killer
General
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:

Pitcher. Teams Washington Senators, St. Louis Browns, Detroit Tigers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Brian Donlevy
actor, model, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Waldo Brian Donlevy
(christened Grosson Brian Boru Donlevy)
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:

Movies Beau Geste, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini, Destry Rides Again, The Great McGinty, Two Years Before the Mast.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1551 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

George Sanders
actor, singer, composer, writer, overdose, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
George Henry Sanders
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Magda Gabor by 8 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Tom Conway by 1 year.
ex-husband of
Older than Zsa Zsa Gabor by 10 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Solomon and Sheba, Death of a Scoundrel, The Falcon's Brother. Overdose on barbiturates, suicide.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1636 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7007 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

J. Edgar Hoover
lawyer, writer, lawman

Real/Birth Name:
John Edgar Hoover
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
Less than 1
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tthe first Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) of the United States, from 1935 to 1972. Known for strong anti-Communism, and his opposition to civil rights leader Martin Luther King.

Bruce Cabot
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Etienne Pelissier Jacques de Bujac
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68, 13 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies King Kong (1933), Fury, Diamonds Are Forever, Sorrowful Jones.

Dan Blocker
actor, western, educator, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Bobby Don Blocker
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
43
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show Bonanza in the role of Hoss.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Nicholas Blake
writer, poet

Real/Birth Name:
Cecil Day-Lewis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68, 25 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
husband of
Jill Balcon, until he died.
Older than Jill Balcon by 20 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Novel The Beast Must Die. Movie This Man Must Die. Pen name, he was Poet Laureate of England, from 1968 until his death.

Duke of Windsor
royalty, accused

Real/Birth Name:
Prince Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David (house of Windsor)
Also Known As:
Emperor of India
Prince Edward, Duke of Windsor
King Edward VIII
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 26 days before his 78th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

uncle of
grandson of
second cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
great grandson of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
uncle of
second cousin twice removed of
grandson of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of
great nephew of
uncle of
first cousin twice removed of
second cousin of
second cousin of
uncle of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin once removed of
grandson of
son of
older brother of
Older than King George VI by 1 year.
first cousin once removed of
first cousin of
uncle of
uncle of
uncle of
second cousin twice removed of
uncle of
uncle of
uncle of
second cousin of
great grandson of
second cousin once removed of
son of
older brother of
Older than Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood by 2 years.
second cousin of
second cousin twice removed of
great grandson of
first cousin once removed of
uncle of
great nephew of
second cousin twice removed of
uncle of
uncle of
uncle of
older brother of
Older than Prince George, Duke of Kent by 8 years.
second cousin twice removed of
older brother of
Older than Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester by 5 years.
older brother of
Older than Prince John of the United Kingdom by 11 years.
great nephew of
uncle of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin of
uncle of
uncle of
second cousin twice removed of
uncle of
second cousin of
great nephew of
first cousin once removed of
uncle of
great nephew of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin twice removed of
uncle of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin of
grandson of
nephew of
first cousin twice removed of
second cousin of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin of
first cousin once removed of
uncle of
second cousin once removed of
great grandson of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of
great nephew of
husband of
Wallis Simpson, until he died.
Older than Wallis Simpson by 1 year.
first cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

King from 20 January 1936 to 11 December 1936 when he abdicated the throne to marry an American divorcee, Wallis Simpson. Said to have passed secrets to Germans in World War II.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Clyde McPhatter
musician, blues, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Clyde Lensley McPhatter
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
39
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Formed group The Drifters. Album The Forgotten Angel.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of group The Drifters.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1988 as a member of group The Drifters.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2000 as a member of group The Drifters.

Howard Johnson (hotels founder)
business

Real/Birth Name:
Howard Deering Johnson
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:

Brief Facts:

Founder of the hotel chain bearing his name. Started with an ice cream business.

Elton Britt
singer, musician, country

Real/Birth Name:
James Elton Baker
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58, 5 days before his 59th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Detour, There's A Star-Spangled Banner Waving Somewhere, Someday (You'll Want Me to Want You), Listen to the Mockingbird.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6936 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

Brandon De Wilde
actor, western, accident, vehicle crash

Real/Birth Name:
Andre Brandon De Wilde
Also Known As:
Brandon de Wilde
Brandon DeWilde
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
30
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Shane, Hud. Died in a car accident. Name pronounced duh-WILL-duh.

Lovie Austin
musician, bandleader, jazz

Real/Birth Name:
Cora Calhoun
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23

Brief Facts:

"First female bandleader" - and pianist.

Fonty Flock
auto racing, NASCAR

Real/Birth Name:
Truman Fontell Flock
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Bob Flock by 2 years.
older brother of
Older than Tim Flock by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

NASCAR driver.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Lance Reventlow
auto racing, accident, air crash

Real/Birth Name:
Count Lance von Haugwitz-Hardenberg-Reventlow
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
36
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

son of
first cousin once removed of
great nephew of
grandson of
great grandson of
grandson of
ex-husband of
Older than Jill St. John by 4 years.
son of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Heir to the Woolworth fortune, playboy. At the age of 21, he was given the choice between becoming an American, Danish or British citizen. He chose American citizenship. Died in a plane crash.

Helen Traubel
opera, singer, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Helen Francesca Traubel
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Best known for her Wagnerian roles, especially role of Brünnhilde and role of Isolde. Wrote 2 novels.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6422 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry
St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6193 Delmar Boulevard

Joi Lansing
actor, model, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Joy Rae Brown
Also Known As:
Joyce Wassmansdorff
Joy Loveland
Joyce Loveland
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
43
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies (many uncredited parts) Queen of Outer Space, A Hole in the Head, The Atomic Submarine, Hillbillys in a Haunted House. TV series The Bob Cummings Show and over 200 television appearances.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6529 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Oscar Levant
actor, musician, composer, Broadway, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Oscar Levant
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
June Gale, until he died.
Older than June Gale by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies An American in Paris, The Rocketeer.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6728 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

Prince William of Gloucester
royalty, aviator, accident, air crash

Real/Birth Name:
William Henry Andrew Frederick
Also Known As:
William of Gloucester
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
30
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

uncle of
great grandson of
third cousin of
first cousin twice removed of
great great grandson of
first cousin twice removed of
third cousin of
first cousin once removed of
nephew of
third cousin once removed of
great grandson of
third cousin of
third cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
third cousin of
great grandson of
grandson of
nephew of
second cousin of
first cousin once removed of
uncle of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
great great grandson of
third cousin of
grandson of
nephew of
first cousin twice removed of
second cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
great great grandson of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin once removed of
third cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin of
first cousin once removed of
nephew of
first cousin twice removed of
son of
nephew of
first cousin of
first cousin twice removed of
second cousin once removed of
older brother of
Older than Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester by 2 years.
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin of
second cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin twice removed of
third cousin once removed of
first cousin of
first cousin twice removed of
second cousin once removed of
great grandson of
great nephew of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
second cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin of
third cousin of
great great grandson of
second cousin twice removed of
first cousin twice removed of
third cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin twice removed of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Eldest son of Duke of Gloucester. Died in light plane crash. He was pilot.

William Boyd
actor

Real/Birth Name:
William Boyd
Also Known As:
Bill Boyd
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Elinor Fair by 8 years.

Brief Facts:

Role of Hopalong Cassidy in dozens of films. TV series Hopalong Cassidy.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1734 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry

Harry Kipke
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Harry George Kipke
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback and punter, team University of Michigan. Coach teams Michigan State University, University of Michigan. Also played and coached basketball and baseball.

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.

Prescott Bush
business, Senator, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Prescott Sheldon Bush
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:

Relationships:

great grandfather of
grandfather of
grandfather of
husband of
Dorothy Walker Bush, until he died.
Older than Dorothy Walker Bush by 6 years.
father of
great grandfather of
grandfather of
great great grandfather of
grandson of
grandfather of
great grandfather of
father of
great grandfather of
grandfather of
great great grandfather of
grandfather of
great grandfather of
great great grandfather of
grandfather of
son of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

US Senator from Connecticut from 1952 until January 1963.

Miriam Hopkins
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Ellen Miriam Hopkins
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69, 9 days before her 70th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Fanny Hill.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1709 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1716 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Arthur Schabinger
football, coach

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

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Team College of Emporia. Innovator and early adopter of the forward pass. Coach, team Ottawa University in Kansas, football and basketball.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hale Boggs
politician, US Representative, accident, air crash

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Hale Boggs
Also Known As:
Thomas Hale Boggs Sr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
husband of
Lindy Boggs, until he died.
Older than Lindy Boggs by 2 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Democrat. On the Warren Commission. Candidate for governor of Louisiana, but lost. US Representative from Louisiana until his death. Succeeded by wife Lindy Boggs. Disappeared in Alaska in a single engine airplane.

Claire Windsor
actor

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

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1922). Silent films.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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

Jackie Robinson
baseball

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

Brief Facts:

The first African-American in the major leagues, on the team Brooklyn Dodgers. Subject of movie 42.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ezra Pound
poet, educator

Real/Birth Name:
Ezra Weston Loomis Pound
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87, 2 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Supported Mussolini and Hitler. Book The Cantos. Arrested for treason after World War II.

Reginald Owen
actor

Real/Birth Name:
John Reginald Owen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Mary Poppins, Bedknobs and Broomsticks.

Berry Oakley
musician, accident, bassist, vehicle crash

Real/Birth Name:
Raymond Berry Oakley III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
24
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
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Brief Facts:

Bassist for band The Allman Brothers Band. Died of injuries in a motorcycle accident in Macon, Georgia when he hit a city bus.

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Marie Wilson
actor, dancer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Katherine Elizabeth Wilson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
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Brief Facts:

Movies My Friend Irma (1949), Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation, Babes in Toyland (1934).

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6601 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6301 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6765 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
royalty

Real/Birth Name:
Sibylle Calma Maria Alice Bathildis Feodora
Also Known As:
Princess Sibylla of Sweden, Duchess of Västerbotten
Duchess in Saxony
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
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second cousin twice removed of
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wife of
Younger than Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten by 1 year.
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Descended from Queen Victoria.

Cynthia Spencer, Countess Spencer
British peer

Real/Birth Name:
Cynthia Ellinor Beatrix Hamilton
Also Known As:
Cynthia Elinor Beatrix Spencer, Countess Spencer
Lady Cynthia Hamilton
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21

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wife of
Younger than Albert Spencer, 7th Earl Spencer by 5 years.
great great grandmother of
grandmother of
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Appointed a Lady of the Bedchamber.

Louella Parsons
columnist, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Louella Oettinger
Also Known As:
Louella Oettinger Parsons
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Gossip columnist on Hollywood affairs.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6418 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6300 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio

Naomi Biden
accident, vehicle crash

Real/Birth Name:
Naomi Christina Biden
Nickname(s):
Amy
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
1
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
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half-sister of
Older than Ashley Biden by 9 years.
younger sister of
Younger than Beau Biden by 2 years.
younger sister of
Younger than Hunter Biden by 1 year.
step-daughter of
daughter of
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Killed in a car crash with her mother when a tractor-trailer hit their vehicle.

Neilia Biden
accident, vehicle crash

Real/Birth Name:
Neilia Hunter
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
30
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

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mother of
mother of
wife of
Joe Biden, until she died.
Older than Joe Biden by less than 1 year.
mother of

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First wife of Joe Biden. Died in a crash, with daughter, hit by a tractor trailer.

Charles Atlas
fitness

Real/Birth Name:
Angelo Siciliano
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
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Legally changed his name in 1922. Ads in comic books - "I was a 95 lb. weakling" - to sell an exercise program.

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Harry S. Truman
president, vice pres, Senator, judge, military

Real/Birth Name:
Harry S Truman
Nickname(s):
Give 'Em Hell Harry
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

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husband of
Bess Truman, until he died.
Older than Bess Truman by less than 1 year.
father of

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No middle name, only the letter S. US Senator from Missouri 1935 to 1945. Vice President of the US from January 20, 1945 through April 12, 1945, only 82 days. 33rd President of the US from 1945 to 1953. Assumed office on the death of Roosevelt. Ordered atomic bombing of Japan.

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Roberto Clemente
baseball, accident, activist, air crash

Real/Birth Name:
Roberto Walker Clemente
Also Known As:
Roberto Clemente (Walker)
Nickname(s):
Arriba
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Puerto Rican. Right field. Over 3,000 hits. Team Pittsburgh Pirates. Died in a plane crash helping deliver relief supplies to victims of an earthquake in Nicauraga.

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