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People Who Died in the Year 1996 (67 found): Names Only

Tommy Thompson

Real/Birth Name:
Howard W. Thompson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
74 or 75
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First to win with a Chrysler hemi engine. Built a racetrack with a 1/4 mile oval. Kentucky Motorsports Hall of Fame 2012.

Mr. Cee

Real/Birth Name:
Hubert Kyle Church III
Also Known As:
Mr. C
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
22 or 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group R.B.L. Posse (Ruthless By Law.) Shot on New Years Day 1996. Albums A Lesson to Be Learned, Ruthless by Law. Song Don't Give Me No Bammer

Larry LaPrise

Real/Birth Name:
Roland Lawrence LaPrise
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84, his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Held copyright for song The Hokey Pokey for a time. He and two others, his group The Ram Trio, wrote the lyrics. Authorship was disputed in court.

Chubby Wise

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Russell Dees
Also Known As:
Robert Russell Wise
Nickname(s):
Chubby
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:

Grand Ole Opry. Adopted, name changed to Wise. Played fiddle with the Bill Monroe group Blue Grass Boys. Famed for song Orange Blossom Special. Co-wrote song Shenandoah Waltz. International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame 1998.

Amber Hagerman

Real/Birth Name:
Amber Rene Hagerman
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
9
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22

Brief Facts:

A young girl, kidnapped and murdered. The AMBER Alert System is named for her. The killer was not found.

Minnesota Fats

Real/Birth Name:
Rudolph Walter Wanderone Jr.
Also Known As:
New York Fats
Rudolf Wanderone Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 4 days before his 83rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20

Brief Facts:

Known for his pool (billiards) playing. Adopted his name from the movie The Hustler. TV series Celebrity Billiards

Barbara Jordan

Real/Birth Name:
Barbara Charline Jordan
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59, 35 days before her 60th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Gave keynote address at 1976 Democratic National Convention. National Women's Hall of Fame 1990. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1994. Texas Women's Hall of Fame 1984.

Gerry Mulligan

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

Brief Facts:

Baritone saxophonist. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1984. Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame 1990. ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1984.

Frank Howard

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

Brief Facts:

Coach, team Clemson University. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1974. College Football Hall of Fame 1989. TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Hall of Fame 1990. Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1981. Mobile Sports Hall of Fame 1990. Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame.

Gene Kelly

Real/Birth Name:
Eugene Curran Kelly
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:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Betsy Blair by 11 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Hello, Dolly!, An American in Paris, Singin' in the Rain. Kennedy Center Honors 1982. Theater Hall of Fame 1992. National Medal of Arts 1994. Irish American Hall of Fame 2015. Cecil B DeMille Award 1981. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6153 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Audrey Meadows

Real/Birth Name:
Audrey Cotter
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73, 5 days before her 74th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger sister of
Younger than Jayne Meadows by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

TV show The Honeymooners Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6100 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Guy Madison

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Ozell Moseley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74, 18 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 Gail Russell by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

TV series The Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6933 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6333 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 265 S. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 16 October 1996.

Del Ennis

Real/Birth Name:
Delmer Ennis
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:

Brief Facts:

Left and right field. Teams Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Cardinals, Cincinnati Reds, Chicago White Sox. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1975. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2006. Phillies Wall of Fame 1982.

Martin Balsam

Real/Birth Name:
Martin Henry Balsam
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:

Movies The Taking of Pelham One Two Three, Cape Fear (1962), All the President's Men, 12 Angry Men, A Thousand Clowns, Breakfast at Tiffany's

Tommy Rettig

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Noel Rettig
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Child in TV series Lassie

Vic Janowicz

Real/Birth Name:
Victor Felix Janowicz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66, 1 day after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1950, team Ohio State University, as halfback/punter. Team Washington Redskins. Baseball team Pittsburgh Pirates. College Football Hall of Fame 1976. National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame.

Minnie Pearl

Real/Birth Name:
Sarah Ophelia Colley
Also Known As:
Sarah Ophelia Colley Cannon
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Comedienne. TV show Hee Haw. Wore hats with a price tag still attached, and her greeting "Howwww-DEE!". Country Music Hall of Fame 1975. National Medal of Arts 1992.

George Burns

Real/Birth Name:
Nathan Birnbaum
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
100
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Gracie Allen, until her earlier death.
Younger than Gracie Allen by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movie Oh God. Partner with wife in group Burns and Allen. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1996. Kennedy Center Honors 1988. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1996. State of Washington Sports Hall of Fame 1974. Television Hall of Fame 1988. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1980. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1977. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1639 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6510 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6672 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Vince Edwards

Real/Birth Name:
Vincent Edward Zoine
Also Known As:
Vincent Edwards
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show Ben Casey. Movies Space Raiders

Robert Overmyer

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Franklyn Overmyer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shuttle flight STS-5 as pilot. Shuttle mission STS-51-B, with SpaceLab 3. Died in a plane crash, a light plane he was testing.

Bones Hamilton

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Hamilton
Also Known As:
Bob "Bones" Hamilton
Nickname(s):
Bones
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:

Halfback. Team Stanford University. Movie The Big Game on 1936. College Football Hall of Fame 1972. Stanford Athletic Hall of Fame.

Greer Garson

Real/Birth Name:
Eileen Evelyn Greer Garson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than Richard Ney by 11 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Goodbye, Mr. Chips, Mrs. Miniver, Sunrise at Campobello, The Singing Nun Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1651 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Christopher Robin Milne

Real/Birth Name:
Christopher Robin Milne
Nickname(s):
Billy
Moon
Billy Moon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Book The Enchanted Places. Subject of book Winnie-the-Pooh by his father.

Jimmy Snyder

Real/Birth Name:
Dimetrios Georgios Snyder
Also Known As:
Jimmy "The Greek" Snyder
Jimmy the Greek
Nickname(s):
The Greek
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:

Football commentator on CBS and Las Vegas bookie. TV show The NFL Today. Fired for apparently racist remarks.

P.L. Travers

Real/Birth Name:
Helen Lyndon Goff
Also Known As:
Pamela Lyndon Travers
Nickname(s):
Lyndon
Gender:
Female
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:

Emigrated to England 1924. Novel and movie Mary Poppins. A series of other novels about the character.

Dick Wesson

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Lewis Wesson
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:

Movies Destination Moon, Calamity Jane

Beatmaster V

Real/Birth Name:
Victor Wilson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
37
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20

Brief Facts:

Drummer, group Body Count. Album Born Dead. Died of leukemia.

Jack Weston

Real/Birth Name:
Jack Weinstein
Also Known As:
Jack Western
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:

Movies Wait Until Dark, Dirty Dancing, Ishtar, Short Circuit 2, Cactus Flower, Please Don't Eat the Daisies, The Incredible Mr. Limpet, The Thomas Crown Affair (1968)

Patsy Montana

Real/Birth Name:
Ruby Rose Blevins
Also Known As:
Rubye Rose Blevins
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song I Want to Be a Cowboy's Sweetheart first country recording by a female to pass 1 million records sold. Movie Colorado Sunset. National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame 1987. Country Music Hall of Fame 1996. Western Music Association Hall of Fame 1989. Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame 1996.

Jon Pertwee

Real/Birth Name:
John Devon Roland Pertwee
Also Known As:
John Pertwee
Nickname(s):
The Tall Light Bulb
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Jean Marsh by 14 years.
brother of

Brief Facts:

Title role in BBC TV series Doctor Who from 1970 to 1974.

Ray Combs

Real/Birth Name:
Raymond Neil Combs Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
40
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Host of TV show Family Feud. Committed suicide by hanging. Boys and Girls Clubs Alumni Hall of Fame.

Wendy Bagwell

Real/Birth Name:
Wendell Lee Bagwell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71, 28 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Southern Gospel singer. He formed group Wendy Bagwell & The Sunliters. Song Here Come the Rattlesnakes. Southern Gospel Music Hall of Fame 1997. Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1990. Atlanta Country Music Hall of Fame 1993 as a member of Wendy Bagwell & The Sunliters.

Mel Allen

Real/Birth Name:
Melvin Allen Israel
Nickname(s):
Voice of the Yankees
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Called games for baseball team New York Yankees. Ford C Frick Award 1978. American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame 1985. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1974. National Radio Hall of Fame 1989. Yankee Stadium Monument Park 1998. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1986. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1979. International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1980. National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1995. NSMA Hall of Fame 1972.

Albert R. Broccoli

Real/Birth Name:
Albert Romolo Broccoli
Nickname(s):
Cubby
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Produced James Bond films. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6910 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 16 January 1990.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Margaux Hemingway

Real/Birth Name:
Margot Louise Hemingway
Also Known As:
Margot Hemingway
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
41
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

daughter of
granddaughter of
niece of
granddaughter of
daughter of
older sister of
Older than Mariel Hemingway by 6 years.
sister of
niece of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Movies Lipstick, Dangerous Cargo. Playboy model. Possible suicide by drug overdose.

Sharon Hugueny

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

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Robert Evans by 13 years.

Brief Facts:

TV programs Peyton Place, Maverick. Movies Parrish, The Caretakers, The Young Lovers. Badly hurt in an auto accident, struck by a police car in 1977.

Jonathan Melvoin

Real/Birth Name:
Jonathan David Melvoin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
34
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Keyboardist on tour with group Smashing Pumpkins died of a drug overdose - heroin plus alcohol. Guitar Center RockWalk 2008 as a member of Smashing Pumpkins.

Dana Hill

Real/Birth Name:
Dana Lynne Goetz
Also Known As:
Dana Hill-Goetz
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
32
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Died of a stroke due to diabetes. Voice actor animated movies Goof Troop, Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man, Tom and Jerry: The Movie

Harold E. Foster

Real/Birth Name:
Harold E. Foster
Nickname(s):
Bud
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh All-Stars. Coached at Wisconsin. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1964. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006. University of Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1991. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1970. Madison Sports Hall of Fame 1966. Helms Athletic Foundation Hall of Fame.

John Panozzo

Real/Birth Name:
John Anthony Panozzo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

twin brother of
The same age as Chuck Panozzo.

Brief Facts:

Hard rock band Styx. Drummer.

Chas Chandler

Real/Birth Name:
Bryan James Chandler
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Band The Animals Guitar Center RockWalk 2001 as a member of The Animals.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1994 as a member of The Animals.

Claudette Colbert

Real/Birth Name:
Lily Claudette Chauchoin
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Movies Drums Along the Mohawk, It's a Wonderful World, The Egg and I. Kennedy Center Honors 1989. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1958. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6812 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Wild Bill Wright

Real/Birth Name:
Burnis Wright
Also Known As:
Bill Wright
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Negrp Leagues and Mexico. Outfielder. Teams Baltimore Elite Giants, Mexico City Reds. Mexican Professional Baseball Hall of Fame 1982.

Alyce King

Real/Birth Name:
Alyce Golda Driggs
Gender:
Female
Death Date:
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Member of singers group The King Sisters

Christine Pascal

Real/Birth Name:
Christine Pascal
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Black Thursday, Round Midnight. Suicide by jumping out of a window at a psychiatric hospital.

Bibi Besch

Real/Birth Name:
Bibiana Maria Kochert
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Steel Magnolias, Tremors, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. TV series Knots Landing

Joanne Dru

Real/Birth Name:
Joanne Letitia LaCock
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Dick Haymes by 3 years.
ex-wife of
Younger than John Ireland by 8 years.
older sister of
Older than Peter Marshall by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Red River, She Wore a Yellow Ribbon, Vengeance Valley, All the King's Men, The Pride of St. Louis Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1708 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Tupac Shakur

Real/Birth Name:
Tupac Amaru Shakur
Also Known As:
2Pac
Makaveli the Don
Lesane Parish Crooks (also reported, not confirmed)
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
25
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

son of
son of
nephew of
first cousin of
step-brother of
Younger than Mopreme Shakur by 1 or 2 years.
step-son of
half-brother of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Served time for sexual abuse. Died of gunshot wounds in Las Vegas. Group Outlawz. Movie Poetic Justice. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2017.

Spiro Agnew

Real/Birth Name:
Spiro Theodore Agnew
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Governor of Maryland. Vice president under Richard Nixon. Resigned and pleaded no contest to tax evasion, paying a fine.

Annabella

Real/Birth Name:
Suzanne Georgette Charpentier
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Tyrone Power, until his earlier death.
Older than Tyrone Power by 6 years.

Brief Facts:

French. Movies in France. Movie 13 Rue de Madeleine

Paul Weston

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Wetstein
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Jo Stafford, until he died.
Older than Jo Stafford by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Musical director at Capitol Records and at movie Holiday Inn Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1535 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Dorothy Lamour

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Leta Dorothy Slaton
Nickname(s):
Dottie
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Series of movies: Road to Singapore, Road to Rio, Road to Bali etc., with Bob Hope, Bing Crosby. Movies Jungle Princess, The Greatest Show on Earth. A popular pin-up girl in World War II. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6332 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6240 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Banjo Matthews

Real/Birth Name:
Edwin Keith Matthews
Nickname(s):
Banjo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

NASCAR driver, car owner, and car builder. International Motorsports Hall of Fame 1998. National Motorsports Press Association Hall of Fame 1996.

Morey Amsterdam

Real/Birth Name:
Moritz Amsterdam
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show The Morey Amsterdam Show Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6850 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Tiny Tim

Real/Birth Name:
Herbert Khaury
Also Known As:
Herbert Buckingham Khaury
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Miss Vicki by 19 or 20 years.

Brief Facts:

He had no middle name but used "Buckingham" because it seemed like royalty. His father's first name was Butros. Song Tiptoe through the Tulips accompanied on a ukelele and sung with a falsetto voice using strong vibratto. Album God Bless Tiny Tim

Bunny Breckinridge

Real/Birth Name:
John Cabell Breckinridge
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Plan 9 from Outer Space. Also performed as a drag queen.

Kadafi

Real/Birth Name:
Yafeu Akiyele Fula
Also Known As:
Yaki
Yaki Kadafi
Young Hollywood
Khadafi (incorrect)
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
19, 32 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Shot and killed. Some say accident. Group Outlawz. Godbrother to Tupac Shakur - some say half brother, others say cousin.

June Gale

Real/Birth Name:
Doris Gilmartin
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Henry Ephron, until his earlier death.
Younger than Henry Ephron by less than 1 year.
twin sister of
The same age as Jane Gale.
older sister of
Older than Jean Gale by 1 year.
older sister of
Older than Joan Gale by 1 year.
wife of
Oscar Levant, until his earlier death.
Younger than Oscar Levant by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Charlie Chan at Treasure Island, Heroes of the Range

Wilf Carter

Real/Birth Name:
Wilfred Arthur Charles Carter
Also Known As:
Montana Slim
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 13 days before his 92nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Also a yodeller. Song You Are My Sunshine. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1971. Western Music Association Hall of Fame 1991. Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame 1984. Canadian Music Hall of Fame 1985. Juno Awards Hall of Fame 1985.

Pete Rozelle

Real/Birth Name:
Alvin Ray Rozelle
Nickname(s):
Pete
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Commissioner of the NFL 1960-1989. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1985. Los Angeles Memorial Coloseum Court of Honors 1998. Reds Bagnell Award 1989. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 1963. Walter Camp Man of the Year 1969.

Faron Young

Real/Birth Name:
Faron Young
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Top song hits include Hello Walls, Live Fast, Love Hard, Die Young, It's Four in the Morning, Alone with You. Country Music Hall of Fame 2000. NACMAI Hall of Fame 1998. Grand Ole Opry. Atlanta Country Music Hall of Fame 2000.

Carl Sagan

Real/Birth Name:
Carl Edward Sagan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronomer who popularized astronomy. Co-founder of the International Planetary Society. International Space Hall of Fame. New Jersey Hall of Fame 2009.

Bill Osmanski

Real/Birth Name:
William Thomas Osmanski
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80, 4 days before his 81st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fullback. Teams College of the Holy Cross, Chicago Bears. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. College Football Hall of Fame 1973. National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame.

JonBenét Ramsey

Real/Birth Name:
JonBenét Patricia Ramsey
Also Known As:
JonBenet Ramsey
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
6
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

A child beauty contestant. Murdered in her home in Boulder, Colorado. Subject of television movie Perfect Murder, Perfect Town: JonBenét and the City of Boulder

Jack Nance

Real/Birth Name:
Marvin John Nance
Also Known As:
John Nance
Nickname(s):
Jack
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53, 9 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Eraserhead

Lew Ayres

Real/Birth Name:
Lewis Frederick Ayre III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88, 2 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 Ginger Rogers by 2 years.
ex-husband of

Brief Facts:

Title role in radio show Dr. Kildare. Many movies on the same character. Movies Donovan's Brain, Advise and Consent, The Carpetbaggers. Often played role of a doctor Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6385 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 1724 Vine Street for contributions to radio.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Pokey Allen

Real/Birth Name:
Earnest Duncan Allen Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53, 24 days before his 54th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head coaxh at teams Portland State University, Boise State University. Pro football pn Canada, teams BC Lions, Edmonton Eskimos. Oregon Sports Hall of Fame 1998.
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