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People Who Died in the Year 1999 (79 found): Names Only

Rags Matthews

Real/Birth Name:
Raymond Matthews
Also Known As:
Raymond "Rags" Matthews
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:

End, both offense and defense. Team Texas Christian University. College Football Hall of Fame 1971. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Iron Eyes Cody

Real/Birth Name:
Espera Oscar de Corti
Nickname(s):
Oscar
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Known for commercials against littering. He was not an Indian, but claimed to be. Movies A Man Called Horse, Ernest Goes to Camp. TV series The Cisco Kid. Santa Clarita Walk of Western Stars 1986. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6655 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 20 April 1983.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 255 S. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 15 January 1999.

Susan Strasberg

Real/Birth Name:
Susan Elizabeth Strasberg
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Broadway play The Diary of Anne Frank. Movies Picnic, The Delta Force

Jimmy Day

Real/Birth Name:
James Clayton Day
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65, 13 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Steel Guitar Hall of Fame 1982.

Lili St. Cyr

Real/Birth Name:
Willis Marie Van Schaack
Also Known As:
Willis Marie VanSchaack
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Burlesque dancer and stripper. Burlesque Hall of Fame.

Huntz Hall

Real/Birth Name:
Henry Richard Hall
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Herbie Rides Again. Was in East Side Kids/Bowery Boys films. Arrested for assault and for drunk driving.

Bobby Troup

Real/Birth Name:
Robert William Troup Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Julie London, until he died.
Older than Julie London by 8 years.

Brief Facts:

TV show Emergency! with wife Julie London. Wrote song Route 66. Cruisin' Hall of Fame 1995.

Lulu Belle

Real/Birth Name:
Myrtle Eleanor Cooper
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Scotty Wiseman, until his earlier death.
Younger than Scotty Wiseman by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Group Lulu Belle and Scotty. Illinois Country Music Hall of Fame. North Carolina State Legislature. Song Have I Told You Lately That I Love You?

Buddy Knox

Real/Birth Name:
Buddy Wayne Knox
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:

Brief Facts:

Song Party Doll penned at age 12. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. West Texas Walk of Fame 1994.

Big L

Real/Birth Name:
Lamont Coleman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
24
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fatally shot near his home. Song Ebonics. Member group D.I.T.C. - Diggin' in the Crates and group Children of the Corn

Sunshine Parker

Real/Birth Name:
Lloyd Olen Parker
Also Known As:
'Sunshine' Parker
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Tremors, Road House, Pee-wee's Big Adventure, The Sure Thing

Gene Siskel

Real/Birth Name:
Eugene Kal Siskel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53, 25 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cinema critic and journalist for the newspaper Chicago Tribune. TV show Siskel & Ebert at the Movies. Chicago Journalism Hall of Fame.

Vinegar Bend Mizell

Real/Birth Name:
Wilmer David Mizell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher for team St. Louis Cardinals, Pittsburgh Pirates, New York Mets. A Republican, 1968 to 1974 representative for North Carolina's 5th Congressional District.

Dusty Springfield

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. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1999. Inducted 10 days after her death. Appointed OBE. UK Music Hall of Fame 2006. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2010.

Stanley Kubrick

Real/Birth Name:
Stanley Kubrick
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies 2001: A Space Odyssey, A Clockwork Orange, Full Metal Jacket, The Shining, Lolita, Spartacus, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb. Bronx Walk of Fame 2001.

Joe DiMaggio

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Paul Dimaggio
Giuseppe Paolo DiMaggio Jr.
Nickname(s):
Joltin' Joe
the Yankee Clipper
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Dom DiMaggio by 2 years.
husband of
ex-husband of
Older than Marilyn Monroe by 11 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Vince DiMaggio by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Team New York Yankees. Outfielder. 56 game hitting streak set a record. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1955. Yankee Stadium Monument Park 1969. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1980. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1977. Italian-American National Hall of Fame 1979. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Peggy Cass

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Margaret Cass
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Broadway play Auntie Mame defined the role of Agnes Gooch - won a Tony. Movie Auntie Mame, same character, Oscar nomination.

Lee Falk

Real/Birth Name:
Leon Harrison Gross
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Changed his name after leaving college, taking his stepfather's middle name Falk. Creator of the popular comic strips The Phantom, Mandrake the Magician. Theater producer and director. Will Eisner Hall of Fame 2013. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6142 Delmar Boulevard; ceremony: 28 April 2015.

Kirk Alyn

Real/Birth Name:
John Feggo Jr.
Also Known As:
Kirk Allen
Jack Fago
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Virginia O'Brien by 8 years.

Brief Facts:

First in role of Superman, movie serials Superman, Atom Man vs Superman. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1995.

David Strickland

Real/Birth Name:
David Gordon Strickland Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
29
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Suddenly Susan. Movie Forces of Nature. Probable suicide; found hanging from a bedsheet in a hotel.

Birdie Tebbetts

Real/Birth Name:
George Robert Tebbetts
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Catcher team Detroit Tigers. Managed team Cincinnati Reds

Cal Ripken Sr.

Real/Birth Name:
Calvin Edwin Ripken
Also Known As:
Cal Ripken
Calvin Edwin Ripken Sr.
Nickname(s):
Rip
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Coach and manager, team Baltimore Orioles. Baltimore Orioles Hall of Fame 1996.

Gary Morton

Real/Birth Name:
Morton Goldaper
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Lucille Ball, until her earlier death.
Younger than Lucille Ball by 13 years.
annulled ex-husband of
Older than Susan Morrow by 6 years.

Brief Facts:

Stand-up comic. Producer. TV series Here's Lucy

Jesse Stone

Real/Birth Name:
Jesse Stone
Also Known As:
Charles E. Calhoun
Chuck Calhoun
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
97
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Money Honey, Shake, Rattle and Roll, Don't Let Go. Credited with creating the bass line for early rock and roll music. Songwriters Hall of Fame 2010. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2010.

Bob Peck

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Peck
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Jurassic Park, The Black Velvet Gown, Lord of the Flies

Early Wynn

Real/Birth Name:
Early Wynn Jr.
Nickname(s):
Gus
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:

Pitcher. Baseball teams Washington Senators, Cleveland Indians, Chicago White Sox. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1972. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1971. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1970. Cy Young Award 1959. Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame. Cleveland Indians Hall of Fame 1972.

Boxcar Willie

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

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

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

Ellen Corby

Real/Birth Name:
Ellen Hansen
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grandma Walton on TV series The Waltons. TV series Trackdown

Skip Spence

Real/Birth Name:
Alexander Lee Spence
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
52, 2 days before his 53rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist and drummer. Member of band Jefferson Airplane. Founder of band Moby Grape. Album Moby Grape. Diagnosed with schizophrenia. Homeless for years in California. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2014 as a member of Jefferson Airplane.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1996 as a member of Jefferson Airplane.

Buddy Rogers

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Edward Rogers
Also Known As:
Charles "Buddy" Rogers
Nickname(s):
America's Boyfriend
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Mary Pickford, until her earlier death.
Younger than Mary Pickford by 12 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie Wings. Trombonist. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6135 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 26 November 1993.

Ray Evans (football)

Real/Birth Name:
Ray Richard Evans
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback. Teams University of Kansas, Pittsburgh Steelers. Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1988. University of Kansas Athletic Hall of Fame. College Football Hall of Fame 1964. KU Football Ring of Honor.

Larry Troutman

Real/Birth Name:
Larry Troutman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Roger Troutman by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Co-founder of group Zapp. Songs Computer Love, More Bounce to the Ounce. Murdered brother Roger Troutman then shot himself.

Roger Troutman

Real/Birth Name:
Roger Troutman
Also Known As:
Roger
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Larry Troutman by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Murdered by his brother Larry Troutman. Singer in group Zapp. Hip-hop song California Love

Faye Throneberry

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

Brief Facts:

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

Kemistry

Real/Birth Name:
Valerie Olukemi A. Olusanya
Also Known As:
Kemi Olusanya
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
35
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bass 'n' drum DJ. Duo (group) Kemistry & Storm. Died in a freak car accident.

Al Hirt

Real/Birth Name:
Alois Maxwell Hirt
Nickname(s):
Jumbo
The Round Mound of Sound
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:

Trumpet player. New Orleans Jazz. Louisiana Music Hall of Fame.

Brandon Burlsworth

Real/Birth Name:
Brandon Vaughn Burlsworth
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
22
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Offensive lineman for team University of Arkansas. Drafted by team Indianapolis Colts. Before joining them, he died in a car crash. Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 2002. University of Arkansas Sports Hall of Honor 2004.

Rory Calhoun

Real/Birth Name:
Francis Timothy McCown (Durgin after adoption)
Nickname(s):
Smoky
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:

Movie Hired Gun and TV series The Texan. Three years prison for car theft. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7007 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 1752 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Oliver Reed

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Oliver Reed
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Three Musketeers, Oliver!, The Curse of the Werewolf

Dana Plato

Real/Birth Name:
Dana Michelle Plato
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
34
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Primary fame for TV show Diff'rent Strokes. Playboy model. Soft-porn movie Different Strokes. Arrested '91 for robbery. Died of prescription drug overdose.

Shel Silverstein

Real/Birth Name:
Sheldon Allan Silverstein
Nickname(s):
Uncle Shelby
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Children's books A Light in the Attic, Where the Sidewalk Ends, Falling Up, Don't Bump the Glump! and Other Fantasies. Song A Boy Named Sue. Death date uncertain, could be May 8 or May 9. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 2002.

Henry Jones

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

Brief Facts:

Movies 9 to 5, Support Your Local Sheriff!, The Bad Seed, Vertigo, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Arachnophobia

Candy Candido

Real/Birth Name:
Jonathan Joseph Candido
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Voice of Fidget in movie The Great Mouse Detective and voice actor in many animated films. Known for the line "I'm feelin' mighty low" on radio.

Bugz

Real/Birth Name:
Karnail Paul Pitts
Also Known As:
Robert Beck
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
22
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20

Brief Facts:

Detroit. Shot at amusement park after an altercation when a man squirted water on someone. Group D12 (meaning Dirty Dozen) member.

Mel Tormé

Real/Birth Name:
Melvin Howard Torme
Also Known As:
Mel Torme
Nickname(s):
The Velvet Fog
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Candy Toxton by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Wrote song A Christmas Song ("Chestnuts roasting ...".). Movies The Patsy, The Private Lives of Adam and Eve. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1990. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1541 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 18 June 1989.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

DeForest Kelley

Real/Birth Name:
Jackson DeForest Kelley
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:

TV series Star Trek. Movies Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 18 December 1991.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Angelo Bertelli

Real/Birth Name:
Angelo Bortolo Bertelli
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78, 8 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1943, team University of Notre Dame, as quarterback. Teams Los Angeles Dons, Chicago Rockets. College Football Hall of Fame 1972. New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 2000. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Guy Mitchell

Real/Birth Name:
Albert George Cernick
Also Known As:
Al Cernick
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:

Brief Facts:

Songs Heartaches by the Number, Singin' the Blues. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Mario Puzo

Real/Birth Name:
Mario Gianluigi Puzo
Also Known As:
Mario Cleri
Gender:
Male
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:

Book and movie The Godfather. Many stories are about the Mafia. Movies The Godfather: Part II, The Godfather: Part III, Superman, Superman II

Charles Conrad

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Peter Conrad Jr.
Also Known As:
Charles "Pete" Conrad
Pete Conrad
Nickname(s):
Pete
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Gemini 5, Gemini 11, Skylab 2. Third man on the moon in the Apollo 12 mission. Died in a motorcycle accident. International Space Hall of Fame. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1993. National Aviation Hall of Fame 1980. Congressional Space Medal of Honor 1978.

Hugh Gallarneau

Real/Birth Name:
Hugh H. Gallarneau
Nickname(s):
Duke
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback. Teams Stanford University, Chicago Bears. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. College Football Hall of Fame 1982. Stanford Athletic Hall of Fame.

Carolyn Bessette Kennedy

Real/Birth Name:
Carolyn Jeanne Bessette
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
33
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
John Kennedy Jr. - they died the same date, July 16, 1999
Younger than John Kennedy Jr. by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Publicist for Calvin Klein. Died in a plane crash with her husband and older sister
Lauren Bessette

John Kennedy Jr.

Real/Birth Name:
John Fitzgerald Kennedy Jr.
Nickname(s):
John-John
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Caroline Kennedy by 2 years.
husband of
Carolyn Bessette Kennedy - they died the same date, July 16, 1999
Older than Carolyn Bessette Kennedy by 5 years.
first cousin of
nephew of
nephew of
son of
nephew of
son of
uncle of
nephew of
grandson of
first cousin of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin of
first cousin of
nephew of
first cousin once removed of
nephew of
grandson of
uncle of
nephew of
nephew of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Died in a plane crash - he was pilot.

Anita Carter

Real/Birth Name:
Ina Anita Carter
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

aunt of
younger sister of
Younger than Helen Carter by 5 years.
younger sister of
Younger than June Carter Cash by 3 years.
daughter of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Songs Down the Trail of Achin' Hearts, Blue Bird Island, I Got You. Group Carter Family Country Music Hall of Fame 1970 as a member of Carter Family.
International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame 2001 as a member of Carter Family.

Little Roy Wiggins

Real/Birth Name:
Ivan Leroy Wiggins
Also Known As:
"Little" Roy Wiggins
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Steel Guitar Hall of Fame.

Victor Mature

Real/Birth Name:
Victor John Mature
Vittorio Maturi
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Robe, Samson and Delilah, Demetrius and the Gladiators, One Million B.C. Anaheim / Orange County Walk of Stars: A star for Show Business fame.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6780 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Brion James

Real/Birth Name:
Brion Howard James
Also Known As:
Brian James
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Blade Runner, Enemy Mine, Pterodactyl Woman from Beverly Hills, The Fifth Element, Striking Distance, The Horror Show

Robert Sacca

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Sacca
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

twin brother of
The same age as Tony Sacca.

Brief Facts:

Duo The Sacca Twins. TV show Entertainment Las Vegas Style

Riley Smith

Real/Birth Name:
Riley Henry Smith
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88, 26 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams University of Alabama, Washington Redskins. Coached at Washington and Lee University. College Football Hall of Fame 1985. Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum 1984. Mobile Sports Hall of Fame 1988. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1978.

Pee Wee Reese

Real/Birth Name:
Harold Henry Reese
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81, 22 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Brooklyn Dodgers shortstop. NBC play-by-play. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1984. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2004. Lou Gehrig Memorial Award 1956.

Ruth Roman

Real/Birth Name:
Norma Roman
Gender:
Female
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:

TV series Knots Landing. Movie Lightning Strikes Twice. Survivor of the sinking of the ship Andrea Doria. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6672 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Catfish Hunter

Real/Birth Name:
James Augustus Hunter
Nickname(s):
Catfish
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Died following a fall down the stairs at his home. Suffered from ALS. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1987. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1990. North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame 1974. Cy Young Award 1974.

George C. Scott

Real/Birth Name:
George Campbell Scott
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71, 26 days before his 72nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Patton. Theater Hall of Fame 1986.

Judith Exner

Real/Birth Name:
Judith Eileen Katherine Inmoor
Also Known As:
Judith Campbell
Judith Campbell Exner
Nickname(s):
Judy
Gender:
Female
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:

younger sister of
Younger than Susan Morrow by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Subject of the Showtime movie Power and Beauty. Reputed mistress of President John Kennedy. Book Judith Exner: My Story

John McLendon

Real/Birth Name:
John B. McLendon Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The first African American basketball coach at a predominantly white university and the first African American head coach in any professional sport. Coached teams North Carolina College for Negroes, Hampton Institute, Tennessee State A&I University, Cleveland Pipers, Kentucky State University, Cleveland State University, Denver Rockets. Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 2004. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1979. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.

Payne Stewart

Real/Birth Name:
William Payne Stewart
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro golfer. Wore classic style golf clothing. Died when his private jet apparently lost cabin pressure and later crashed. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2005. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1994. World Golf Hall of Fame 2001. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Hoyt Axton

Real/Birth Name:
Hoyt Wayne Axton
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Wrote song Joy to the World for band Three Dog Night. Song Boney Fingers. Song Greenback Dollar for group The Kingston Trio. Movies Harmony Cats, Gremlins. Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame 2007. Santa Clarita Walk of Western Stars 1991.

Yuri Malyshev

Real/Birth Name:
Yuri Vasiliyevich Malyshev
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. Missions: Soyuz T-2, Soyuz T-11/10

Alfred G. Vanderbilt II

Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

son of
grandson of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
great great grandson of
grandson of
grand nephew of
nephew of
nephew of
first cousin of
first cousin once removed of
great grandson of
second cousin of
nephew of
great grandson of
grand nephew of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Captain of a PT boat in the South Pacific in Word War II. President of Belmont Racetrack. Owner of famed horse Native Dancer.

Quintin Crisp

Real/Birth Name:
Denis Charles Pratt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90, 34 days before his 91st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Model for art classes for 30 years. Book The Naked Civil Servant

Gene Rayburn

Real/Birth Name:
Eugene Rubessa
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81, 23 days before his 82nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show The Match Game. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1983.

John Archer

Real/Birth Name:
Ralph Bowman
Also Known As:
Ralph Bowman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
ex-husband of
Older than Marjorie Lord by 3 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Name came from winning a contest with the prize made out to "John Archer." Legally changed his name. On the radio show The Shadow, he was the announcer saying, "Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men? The Shadow knows!" Movies Destination Moon, High Lonesome, Rodeo. TV series Lassie, Bonanza

Madeline Kahn

Real/Birth Name:
Madeline Gail Wolfson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

In movie Blazing Saddles. Theater Hall of Fame 2003.

Rex Allen

Real/Birth Name:
Rex Elvie Allen
Nickname(s):
the Arizona Cowboy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 14 days before his 78th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Singing cowboy movies such as The Arizona Cowboy. Song Crying in the Chapel. Died in a car accident when he was run over by a Cadillac driven by a friend, in his own driveway. Hall of Great Western Performers 1983. Santa Clarita Walk of Western Stars 1982. Western Music Association Hall of Fame 1989. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6821 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 20 August 1975.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Desmond Llewelyn

Real/Birth Name:
Desmond Wilkinson Llewelyn
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

In role of Q in 17 James Bond films. Died in a car accident - hit head-on by another car.

Curtis Mayfield

Real/Birth Name:
Curtis Lee Mayfield
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of group The Impressions. Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1993. Guitar Center RockWalk 2008. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1999. Songwriters Hall of Fame 2000. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2013. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2014. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2017 as a member of The Impressions.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1991 as a member of The Impressions.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2013 as a member of The Impressions.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2003 as a member of The Impressions.

Clayton Moore

Real/Birth Name:
Jack Carlton Moore
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie serials The Lone Ranger in lead role. Hall of Great Western Performers 1990. Santa Clarita Walk of Western Stars 1984. Texas Trail of Fame 2002. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6914 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 5 June 1987.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Harry Monty

Real/Birth Name:
Hymie Lichenstein
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of The Munchkins in the movie The Wizard of Oz. Animated movie The Lord of the Rings (1978). TV series H.R. Pufnstuf Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6915 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with group group: The Munchkins for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
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