People Who Died in the Year 1999:

(87 found)

Knobby Lee
musician

Real/Birth Name:
Norbert William Francis Lidrbauch
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
72 or 73

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Peggy King by 2 or 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Trumpet, valve trombone.

Rags Matthews
football

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Iron Eyes Cody
actor, western

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6655 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry20 April 1983
Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 255 S. Palm Canyon Drive15 January 1999

Susan Strasberg
actor, writer, Broadway

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
musician, country

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:

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Lili St. Cyr
dancer, burlesque

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ed Herlihy
tv, sidekick

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Joseph Herlihy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment. Announcer for channel NBC.

Huntz Hall
actor, accused

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
actor, composer, jazz, bandleader

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Lulu Belle
singer, country, politician

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. North Carolina State Legislature. Song Have I Told You Lately That I Love You?.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Buddy Knox
singer, composer

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Big L
rapper, murdered

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
actor

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
columnist, tv, critic

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Vinegar Bend Mizell
baseball, US Representative

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.

Ann Corio
burlesque, actor, dancer, Broadway, director, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Ann Corio
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Swamp Woman, Jungle Siren. Broadway musical revue This Was Burlesque.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dusty Springfield
singer

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

Brief Facts:

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

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Stanley Kubrick
director, writer, producer

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Joe DiMaggio
baseball

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Peggy Cass
actor, model, Broadway

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
producer, writer, director

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6142 Delmar Boulevard28 April 2015

Kirk Alyn
actor, dancer, singer, Broadway

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

David Strickland
actor, suicide

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
baseball, manager

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 teams Detroit Tigers, Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians. Managed teams Cincinnati Redlegs, Milwaukee Braves, Cleveland Indians.

Cal Ripken Sr.
baseball, coach, manager

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Gary Morton
comedy, tv, producer

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
composer, R&B, bandleader, producer

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bob Peck
actor

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
baseball, radio, sports analyst

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Boxcar Willie
singer, country, actor, military, radio, dj, unusual name

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:

Movies A Place to Grow, Sweet Dreams. 22 years in the US Air Force. First cousin to Tommy Lee Jones.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ellen Corby
actor, western

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. Movie Little Women (1949).

Skip Spence
singer, musician, composer

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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

Buddy Rogers
actor, bandleader, jazz, musician

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6135 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive26 November 1993

Ray Evans (football)
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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Larry Troutman
musician, R&B, suicide, criminal

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
singer, R&B, rapper, murdered

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
baseball

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
musician, rapper, dj, producer, accident, vehicle crash

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
musician, jazz

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Brandon Burlsworth
football, accident, vehicle crash

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rory Calhoun
actor, criminal, western

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7007 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1752 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Oliver Reed
actor

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
actor, model, accused, overdose

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
writer, poet, composer, musician, cartoonist

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Gene Sarazen
golf

Real/Birth Name:
Eugenio Saracini
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
97
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

One of the world's top players in the 1920s and 1930s; the winner of seven major championships.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Henry Jones
actor, Broadway

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
actor, singer, radio

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
rapper, murdered

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
singer, composer, actor

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1541 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry18 June 1989

DeForest Kelley
actor

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry18 December 1991

Fred Trump
business

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Christ Trump
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandfather of
father of
grandfather of
father of
great grandfather of
grandfather of
father of
grandfather of
husband of
Mary Anne Trump, until he died.
Older than Mary Anne Trump by 6 years.
grandfather of
father of
father of
grandfather of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Real estate developer in New York City.

Angelo Bertelli
football

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:

Team University of Notre Dame as quarterback. Teams Los Angeles Dons, Chicago Rockets.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Guy Mitchell
singer, actor

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

Mario Puzo
writer

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
space, moon, accident, vehicle crash

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:

Third man on the moon in the Apollo 12 mission. Died in a motorcycle accident.

Space Missions:

Apollo 12 (1969)
Second landing, in Ocean of Storms near Surveyor 3.
Gemini 11 (1966)
Gemini record altitude with apogee of 739.2 nautical miles reached using the Agena Target Vehicle propulsion system after first orbit rendezvous and docking. Gordon made a 33-minute EVA and two-hour standup EVA. 44 orbits.
Gemini 5 (1965)
First week-long flight. First use of fuel cells for electrical power. Evaluated guidance and navigation system for future rendezvous missions. Completed 120 orbits.
Skylab 2

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hugh Gallarneau
football

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Carolyn Bessette Kennedy
style, accident, model, writer, air crash

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, 16 July 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.
publisher, accident, aviator, air crash

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:

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

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Died in a plane crash - he was pilot.

Anita Carter
singer, country

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Little Roy Wiggins
musician, country

Real/Birth Name:
Ivan Leroy Wiggins
Also Known As:
"Little" Roy Wiggins
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:

Non-pedal steel guitarist. Song Bouquet of Roses.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Victor Mature
actor, producer

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..

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6780 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Brion James
actor, producer

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
tv

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
football, coach

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Pee Wee Reese
baseball, sports analyst, radio

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ruth Roman
soap, actor

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6672 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Catfish Hunter
baseball, accident

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

George C. Scott
actor

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Judith Exner
famous, writer, painter

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.

Dale Lewis
tennis, coach

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

Brief Facts:

Coach at teams Indiana University, University of Miami.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

John McLendon
basketball, coach

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Payne Stewart
golf, accident, air crash

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hoyt Axton
country, singer, musician, composer, actor

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

American Banjo Museum Hall of Fame 2014 as a member of group The Kingston Trio.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008 as a member of group The Kingston Trio.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of group Three Dog Night.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2000 as a member of group The Kingston Trio.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2000 as a member of group Three Dog Night.

Walter Payton
football

Real/Birth Name:
Walter Jerry Payton
Nickname(s):
Sweetness
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

NFL team Chicago Bears running back.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Yuri Malyshev
space

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:

Cosmonaut.

Space Missions:

Soyuz T-10 - Return only
Soyuz T-11 - Launch only
Soyuz T-2

Dick Todd
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Dick Todd
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fullback, defensive back, punt returner, teams Texas A&M University, Washington Redskins. Coach for the Redskins and team Midwestern State University.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Alfred G. Vanderbilt II
business, horse racing, military

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
first cousin 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
writer, model, actor

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
tv

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

John Archer
actor, radio, western, Broadway

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
actor

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rex Allen
actor, western, singer, country, accident, vehicle crash

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6821 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry20 August 1975

Desmond Llewelyn
actor, accident, vehicle crash

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.

Hank Snow
singer, country

Real/Birth Name:
Clarence Eugene Snow
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Movin' On. Became an American naturalized citizen in 1958.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Curtis Mayfield
singer, R&B, activist

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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

Clayton Moore
actor, western, circus, stunts

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6914 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry5 June 1987

Harry Monty
actor, stunts, little person

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6915 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry as a member of group The Munchkins.
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