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People Who Died in the Year 2007 (115 found): Names Only

The Saint

Real/Birth Name:
Freddie Latrice Wilson
Nickname(s):
Latee
Gender:
Male
Death Date:

Brief Facts:

Chicago West Side rapper shot 18 times and killed by police in November 2007.

Sneaky Pete Kleinow

Real/Birth Name:
Peter E. Kleinow
Also Known As:
Sneaky Pete
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Co-founded group The Flying Burrito Brothers. Group The Byrds. Played with Frank Zappa, etc. Steel Guitar Hall of Fame. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1991 as a member of The Byrds.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2006 as a member of The Byrds.

Philip Agee

Real/Birth Name:
Philip Burnett Franklin Agee
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Former CIA employee. Book Inside the Company: CIA Diary outed CIA agents in Latin America. Fled to London, then to Cuba. Died at Havana.

Yvonne De Carlo

Real/Birth Name:
Margaret Yvonne Middleton
Also Known As:
Yvonne DeCarlo
Peggy Yvonne Middleton
Nickname(s):
Peggy
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Role of Lily Munster on TV show The Munsters. Movies Salome, Where She Danced, Calamity Jane and Sam Bass, Black Bart, The Ten Commandments. Broadway play Follies by Stephen Sondheim. Burlesque Hall of Fame. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6124 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6715 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Johnny Grant

Real/Birth Name:
John Grant Jr.
Also Known As:
John Grant
Nickname(s):
Honorary Mayor of Hollywood
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Officiated over the unveilings of stars. Producer/chairman of the Hollywood Christmas Parade. Entertainer of troops for USO. North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 2009. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6915 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 9 May 1980.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Benny Parsons

Real/Birth Name:
Benjamin Stewart Parsons
Nickname(s):
BP
The Professor
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:

NASCAR driver. Movie Stroker Ace. National Motorsports Press Association Hall of Fame 1995. International Motorsports Hall of Fame 1994. Talladega Walk of Fame 1995. Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 2005. North Carolina Auto Racing Hall of Fame 2008. Daytona Beach Stock Car Racing Hall of Fame 1998. NASCAR Hall of Fame 2017.

Pookie Hudson

Real/Birth Name:
Thornton James Hudson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Goodnight, Sweetheart, Goodnight composer and vocalist. Member of doo wop and R&B group The Spaniels The Global Doo Wop Coalition Music Hall of Fame 2014 as a member of The Spaniels.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2005 as a member of The Spaniels.

Denny Doherty

Real/Birth Name:
Dennis Gerrard Stephen Doherty
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of group The Mamas & The Papas. Songs California Dreamin', Monday, Monday, Dedicated to the One I Love. Canadian Music Hall of Fame 1996. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of The Mamas & The Papas.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1998 as a member of The Mamas & The Papas.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2000 as a member of The Mamas & The Papas.

Ken Kavanaugh

Real/Birth Name:
Kenneth William Kavanaugh
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

End. Teams Louisiana State University, Chicago Bears. Ends coach, several teams, then a scout. Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 1966. College Football Hall of Fame 1963. Knute Rockne Memorial Trophy 1939. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1970.

Marcheline Bertrand

Real/Birth Name:
Marcia Lynne Bertrand
Nickname(s):
Marcheline
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
mother of
ex-wife of
Younger than Jon Voight by 11 years.
grandmother of
grandmother of
grandmother of
grandmother of
grandmother of
grandmother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movie The Man Who Loved Women

Tige Andrews

Real/Birth Name:
Tiger Andrews
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Mod Squad. Movies Raid on Entebbe, Mister Roberts. Broadway play Mister Roberts

Sidney Sheldon

Real/Birth Name:
Sidney Schechtel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89, 12 days before his 90th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Created TV show I Dream of Jeannie. Novels The Other Side of Midnight, Rage of Angels, If Tomorrow Comes, Windmills of the Gods. Movie The Bachelor and the Bobbysoxer Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6739 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 9 June 1988.
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: 25 February 1994.

Barbara McNair

Real/Birth Name:
Barbara Joan McNair
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72, 28 days before her 73rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Change of Habit, They Call Me Mister Tibbs!, The Organization

Frankie Laine

Real/Birth Name:
Francesco Paolo LoVecchio
Also Known As:
Frank Lovecchio
Nickname(s):
Mr. Rhythm
Old Leather Lungs
Mr. Steel Tonsils
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Nan Grey, until her earlier death.
Older than Nan Grey by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Songs Mule Train, That Lucky Old Sun, I Believe, Hey, Good Looking, Rawhide (the theme song.) . Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008. Western Music Association Hall of Fame 2000. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6385 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 1645 Vine Street 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 101 S. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 16 January 2010.

Lew Burdette

Real/Birth Name:
Selva Lewis Burdette Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams New York Yankees, Boston / Milwaukee Braves, St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Phillies, California Angels. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1998. Babe Ruth Award 1957. Braves Hall of Fame 2001. Milwaukee Brewers Walk of Fame 2010.

Willye White

Real/Birth Name:
Willye Brown White
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First American track and field athlete to compete in five Olympics. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1988. Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum 1981. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1981.

Anna Nicole Smith

Real/Birth Name:
Vicki Lynn Hogan
Also Known As:
Vickie Lynn Marshall
Nickname(s):
Nikki
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
39
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22

Brief Facts:

Died after collapsing suddenly at a hotel in Hollywood, Florida. Her own TV show, The Anna Nicole Show. Playboy model of the Year 1993. Married a rich old man, J. Howard Marshall II. Controversy over his inheritance reached the US Supreme Court. Spokesperson for TrimSpa and Guess Jeans. Movies The Hudsucker Proxy, Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult

Ray Evans

Real/Birth Name:
Raymond Bernard Evans
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92, 11 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lyrics for songs Mona Lisa, Buttons and Bows, Silver Bells, Whatever Will Be, Will Be (Que Sera, Sera). Duo Livingston & Evans. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1977. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7083 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: Livingston & Evans for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 12 January 1995.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 7083 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: Livingston & Evans for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 12 January 1995.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Janet Blair

Real/Birth Name:
Martha Jane Lafferty
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Lou Busch by 10 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie My Sister Eileen. Theater musical South Pacific. Broadway play A Girl Can Tell

Herman Brix

Real/Birth Name:
Harold Herman Brix
Also Known As:
Bruce Bennett
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
100
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lived to age 100. Silver medal in 1928 Olympics shotput event. Role of Tarzan in movie The New Adventures of Tarzan under real name Herman Brix, and movie The Treasure of the Sierra Madre using name Bruce Bennett. Football tackle on team University of Washington. State of Washington Sports Hall of Fame 1961. Husky Fever Hall of Fame 1980.

Thomas Eagleton

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Francis Eagleton
Also Known As:
Thomas F. Eagleton
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:

Democrat. Attorney General and lieutenant governor for Missouri. Senator from Missouri December 27, 1968 - January 5, 1987. Briefly a candidate for vice-president in 1972. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6633 Delmar Boulevard.

Ernest Gallo

Real/Birth Name:
Ernest Gallo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
97, 12 days before his 98th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Julio Gallo by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Co-founder of the E & J Gallo Winery with his brother Julio Gallo. Vintners Hall of Fame 2008.

Betty Hutton

Real/Birth Name:
Elizabeth June Thornburg
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86, 12 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Red, Hot and Blue, The Greatest Show on Earth, Annie Get YourGun Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6259 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Ernie Ladd

Real/Birth Name:
Ernest Ladd
Nickname(s):
Big Cat
the Big Cat
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle and pro wrestler. Teams San Diego Chargers, Houston Oilers, Kansas City Chiefs. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2015. Breitbard Hall of Fame 2005. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1994. San Diego Chargers Hall of Fame 1981.

Bowie Kuhn

Real/Birth Name:
Bowie Kent Kuhn
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Commissioner of Major League Baseball from February 4, 1969 to September 30, 1984. National Baseball Hall of Fame 2008.

Freddie Francis

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick William Francis
Gender:
Male
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:

Cinamatographer. Movies Glory, Sons and Lovers, The Elephant Man, The French Lieutenant's Woman, Dune

Johnny Ca$h

Real/Birth Name:
Johnny Castaneda Jr.
Nickname(s):
Tha Fast Gunna
Gender:
Male
Death Date:

Brief Facts:

Originally from Richmond, CA. Died of gunshot wounds. Album Thizz Nation

Eddie Robinson

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Gay Robinson
Also Known As:
Edward Gay Robinson Sr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

57 years from 1941 to 1997 as head coach, team Grambling State University. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2010. College Football Hall of Fame 1997. Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame 2008. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 2001. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1985. Reds Bagnell Award 1990. Amos Alonzo Stagg Award 1982. Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year Award 1992. Walter Camp Distinguished American Award 1982. Southwestern Athletic Conference Hall of Fame 1992.

Bob Clark

Real/Birth Name:
Benjamin Clark
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Porky's, A Christmas Story. Died in a car accident.

Mark St. John

Real/Birth Name:
Mark Leslie Norton
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist for band KISS for a time. Guitar Center RockWalk 1993 as a member of KISS.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2014 as a member of KISS.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: KISS for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Barry Nelson

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Haakon Nielson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86, 9 days before his 87th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Shining, Airport, Pete 'n' Tillie. TV show (one hour) Casino Royale in 1954 role of James Bond aka Card Sharp Jimmy Bond. Broadway plays Cactus Flower, Act Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6259 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Johnny Hart

Real/Birth Name:
John Lewis Hart
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19

Brief Facts:

Creator of the comic strip B.C. and co-creator of the cartoon strip Wizard of Id

Kurt Vonnegut

Real/Birth Name:
Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Books Cat's Cradle, Slaughterhouse-Five, Breakfast of Champions. Was a prisoner of war in Word War II in Dresden, Germany. Died of a head injury after a fall down stairs at home. New York State Writers Hall of Fame 2012.

Don Ho

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Tai Loy Ho
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:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Hawaiian entertainer, famed for songs Tiny Bubbles, The Hawaiian Wedding Song. Host of TV show The Don Ho Show

Kitty Carlisle

Real/Birth Name:
Catherine Conn
Also Known As:
Kitty Carlisle Hart
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Moss Hart, until his earlier death.
Younger than Moss Hart by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies A Night at the Opera, Murder at the Vanities, Radio Days. Opera Die Fledermaus. TV show To Tell the Truth. Awarded the National Medal of Arts in 1991. In many Brroadway productions. Theater Hall of Fame 1999. National Medal of Arts 1991. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1994. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6611 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Boris Yeltsin

Real/Birth Name:
Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First President of the Russian Federation.

Bobby Pickett

Real/Birth Name:
Robert George Pickett
Also Known As:
Bob Pickett
Bobby "Boris" Pickett
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Co-composed song Monster Mash. Movie Lobster Man fromMars

Jack Valenti

Real/Birth Name:
Jack Joseph Valenti
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 business lobbyist, invented the MPAA rating system used in the US. Texas Film Hall of Fame 2002. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 1 November 1988.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Dabbs Greer

Real/Birth Name:
Robert William Greer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90, 26 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Gunsmoke, Little House on the Prairie and many small character roles. He never married and had no survivors. Missouri Walk of Fame 2017.

Tommy Newsom

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Penn Newsom
Nickname(s):
Mr. Excitement
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Album Live from Beautiful Downtown Burbank. Saxophonist and backup bandleader for Johnny Carson. Music arranger. Won two Tony Awards as a musical director.

Gordon Scott

Real/Birth Name:
Gordon M. Werschkul
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Vera Miles by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie Tarzan's Hidden Jungle

Tom Poston

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Poston
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:

Relationships:

husband of
Suzanne Pleshette, until he died.
Older than Suzanne Pleshette by 15 years.

Brief Facts:

TV series To Tell the Truth, Mork and Mindy, The Bob Newhart Show. Movies Rabbit Test, Christmas with the Kranks

Alex Agase

Real/Birth Name:
Alexander Arrasi Agase
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guard, linebacker. Teams University of Illinois, Los Angeles Dons, Chicago Rockets, Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Colts. Coach, teams Northwestern University, Purdue University. College Football Hall of Fame 1963. Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award 1970.

Wally Schirra

Real/Birth Name:
Walter Marty Schirra Jr.
Nickname(s):
Wally
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:

Brief Facts:

Test pilot. Space missions Mercury-Atlas 8, Gemini 6, Apollo 7. New Jersey Hall of Fame 2010. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1990. New Jersey Aviation Hall of Fame 1982. International Space Hall of Fame. National Aviation Hall of Fame 1986. Aviation Hall of Fame of New Jersey 1982.

Isabella Blow

Real/Birth Name:
Isabella Delves Broughton
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Magazine Tattler fashion editor. Multiple attempts at suicide. Died of suicide, drank Paraquat weedkiller.

James McNulty

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

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Obstetrics and gynecology. Husband of Ann Blyth for 54 years. Brother Dennis Day pre-deceased him. Age 89 at death.

Jerry Falwell

Real/Birth Name:
Jerry Lamon Falwell Sr.
Also Known As:
Jerry Lamon Falwell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founder of Liberty University and Moral Majority.

Ed Yost

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Edward Yost
Also Known As:
Paul Yost
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87, 34 days before his 88th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Invented the modern hot-air balloon, using a propane heater. First person in the United States Ballooning Hall of Fame 2004.

Bill France Jr.

Real/Birth Name:
William Clifton France
Nickname(s):
Little Bill
Bill Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Head of NASCAR 1972 - 2000. Daytona Beach Stock Car Racing Hall of Fame 2001. International Motorsports Hall of Fame 2004. Motorcycle Hall of Fame 2000. Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 2004. Automotive Hall of Fame 2006. NASCAR Hall of Fame 2010. National Motorsports Press Association Hall of Fame 2001. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1999.

Don Herbert

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Herbert Kemske
Also Known As:
Mr. Wizard
Donald Jeffrey Herbert
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89, 28 days before his 90th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV shows Watch Mr. Wizard, Mr. Wizard's World

Robin Olds

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Oldys Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84, 30 days before his 85th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Ella Raines by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Tackle, offense anddefense. Team US Military Academy. Fought both World War II and Vietnam as a fighter pilot. Triple Ace. Final rank Brigadier General. College Football Hall of Fame 1985. National Aviation Hall of Fame 2001.

Antonio Aguilar

Real/Birth Name:
José Pascual Antonio Aguilar Barraza
Nickname(s):
El Charro de México
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88, 33 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Made over 150 albums, which sold 25 million copies, and made 167 movies. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 7 September 2000.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Woman

Real/Birth Name:
Nancy Elizabeth Daus
Also Known As:
Nancy Elizabeth Daus Sullivan Benoit
Fallen Angel
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
43, 32 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21

Relationships:

wife of
Chris Benoit, until she died.
Older than Chris Benoit by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Manager of wrestlers. Murdered by strangulation, invesigators say, by her husband, the time is uncertain.

Chris Benoit

Real/Birth Name:
Christopher Michael Benoit
Also Known As:
Pegasus Kid
Wild Pegasus
Nickname(s):
Crippler
Canadian Crippler
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
40, 35 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Woman, until her earlier death.
Younger than Woman by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Canadian professional wrestler. Last name pronounced "Ben-WAH." Investigators say he strangled his wife and smothered their 7 year old son Daniel then committed suicide by hanging hours or days later at their home.

Liz Claiborne

Real/Birth Name:
Elisabeth Claiborne
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fashion designer and founder of women's apparel company Liz Claiborne. U.S. Business Hall of Fame 1990.

Beverly Sills

Real/Birth Name:
Belle Miriam Silverman
Nickname(s):
Bubbles
America's Queen of Opera
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coloratura soprano. Chair of Lincoln Center and Metopolitan Opera. 2007 inductee Long Island Music Hall of Fame. National Women's Hall of Fame 1998. Kennedy Center Honors 1985. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1980. National Medal of Arts 1990. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1750 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 5 October 1977.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Boots Randolph

Real/Birth Name:
Homer Louis Randolph III
Also Known As:
Randy Randolph
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80, 30 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Saxophonist. Best known for solo on song Yakety Sax. Kentucky Music Hall of Fame 2004. NACMAI Hall of Fame 2000.

Charles Lane

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Gerstle Levison
Also Known As:
Charlie Lane
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
102
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies It's a Wonderful Life, Mighty Joe Young (1949). TV shows Petticoat Junction, I Love Lucy. Survivor of the San Francisco earthquake, lived 102 years. Many uncredited roles or roles as a character actor.

Lady Bird Johnson

Real/Birth Name:
Claudia Alta Taylor
Nickname(s):
Lady Bird
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
mother of
wife of
Lyndon Johnson, until his earlier death.
Younger than Lyndon Johnson by 4 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Got her nickname as a child. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1977. Congressional Gold Medal 1984. Texas Women's Hall of Fame 1984. Texas Trail of Fame 2002.

Tammy Faye Bakker

Real/Birth Name:
Tamara Faye LaValley
Also Known As:
Tammy Bakker
Tammy Faye Bakker Messner
Tammy Faye Messner
Tammy Faye
Tammy Faye LaValley
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Jim Bakker by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Name Bakker is pronounce "Baker." TV shows PTL Club, The Surreal Life. Known for heavy eye makeup. With Jim Bakker founded group The PTL Club

Bill Walsh

Real/Birth Name:
William Ernest Walsh
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach teams Stanford University, San Francisco 49ers. 49ers Hall of Fame 2009. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1994. California Sports Hall of Fame 2007. Paul Brown Trophy 1989. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1993. Amos Alonzo Stagg Award 2008. Walter Camp Distinguished American Award 2003.

Ingmar Bergman

Real/Birth Name:
Ernst Ingmar Bergman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89, 16 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Films The Seventh Seal, Smiles of a Summer Night, Wild Strawberries. Also stage productions in Sweden.

Frank McCourt

Real/Birth Name:
Francis McCourt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76, 19 days before his 77th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Books Angela's Ashes, Teacher Man. Pulitzer Prize 1997. Movie Angela's Ashes

Tommy Makem

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas James Makem
Nickname(s):
The Bard of Armagh
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Irish folk singer, moved to the US in 1955. Song Four Green Fields. Group The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem. Played the long necked 5 string banjo and tin whistle and border pipes.

Lee Hazlewood

Real/Birth Name:
Barton Lee Hazlewood
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78, 26 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Duets with Nancy Sinatra

Merv Griffin

Real/Birth Name:
Mervyn Edward Griffin Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song I've Got a Lovely Bunch of Coconuts. Created TV game shows Jeopardy, Wheel of Fortune. Composed a theme for Jeopardy. Host of his TV talk show The Merv Griffin Show. Gaming Hall of Fame 2002. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2009. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 2009. Television Hall of Fame 2008. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1541 Vine Street 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: 15 October 1998.

Crush

Real/Birth Name:
Brian Adams
Also Known As:
Brian "Crush" Adams
Nickname(s):
The American Ninja
Kona Crush
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
43
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of WWF World Tag Team Championship team Demolition.

Phil Rizzuto

Real/Birth Name:
Philip Francis Rizzuto
Nickname(s):
The Scooter
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shortstop, team New York Yankees for 13 years. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1994. New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 1993. New Jersey Hall of Fame 2009. Yankee Stadium Monument Park 1985. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. Babe Ruth Award 1951.

Dr. Toad

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Todd Williams
Also Known As:
Todd Williams
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:

Relationships:

half-brother of
Older than Robin Williams by 13 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie Mrs. Doubtfire

Max Roach

Real/Birth Name:
Maxwell Lemuel Roach
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Jazz drummer, known for defining the style of drumming in jazz. Awarded a MacArthur Fellowship. International Percussive Art Society's Hall of Fame. Grammy Hall of Fame. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1980. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1991. North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 2009. Nesuhi Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame 2005.

Leona Helmsley

Real/Birth Name:
Leona Mindy Rosenthal
Nickname(s):
The Queen of Mean
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Hotelier in New York, also owned the Empire State Building, convicted of tax evasion and other charges, Served 18 months in prison. Net worth several billion dollars. Quoted as saying, "We don't pay taxes. Only the little people pay taxes."

Edward Kennedy

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Moore Kennedy
Also Known As:
Senator Edward M. Kennedy
Nickname(s):
Ted
Teddy
the Lion of the Senate
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Eunice Kennedy Shriver by 10 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Jean Kennedy Smith by 4 years.
younger brother of
Younger than John Kennedy by 14 years.
uncle of
great uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Joseph Kennedy Jr. by 16 years.
son of
uncle of
great uncle of
great uncle of
uncle of
uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Patricia Kennedy Lawford by 7 years.
great uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Robert Kennedy by 6 years.
son of
great uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Rosemary Kennedy by 13 years.
husband of
Victoria Kennedy, until he died.
Older than Victoria Kennedy by 22 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Involved in death of
Mary Jo Kopechne
when a car he was driving went off a bridge in 1969 at Chappaquiddick Island. Known as a leader in the Democratic party, strong believer in civil rights, education, and health insurance. Senator from Massachusetts beginning November 1962 until his death. Health Care Hall of Fame 2010. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2009. Profile in Courage Award 2009.

Steve Fossett

Real/Birth Name:
James Stephen Fossett
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Millionaire adventurer. Swam the English Channel. First nonstop balloon flight around the world. First nonstop solo airplane flight around the world without refueling, March 3, 2005. Died in a plane crash, not found for over a year. National Aviation Hall of Fame 2007.

Madeleine L'Engle

Real/Birth Name:
Madeleine L'Engle Camp
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Best known for science fiction/fantasy for children and adults. Book A Wrinkle in Time. Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame 1996. New York State Writers Hall of Fame 2011. National Humanities Medal 2004.

Hughie Thomasson

Real/Birth Name:
Hugh Edward Thomasson Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55, 27 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bassist. Member of bands Outlaws, Lynyrd Skynyrd. Songs Hurry Sundown, There Goes Another Love Song, Green Grass and High Tides for Outlaws. Georgia Music Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of Lynyrd Skynyrd.
Guitar Center RockWalk 1996 as a member of Lynyrd Skynyrd.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2006 as a member of Lynyrd Skynyrd.

Jane Wyman

Real/Birth Name:
Sarah Jane Mayfield
Also Known As:
Sarah Jane Fulks
Jane Durell
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
by adoption mother of
ex-wife of
Younger than Ronald Reagan by 2 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Night and Day, Johnny Belinda, So Big, Magnificent Obsession, The Yearling. TV series Falcon Crest. Birth date may have been January 5, 1917. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6607 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 1620 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Brett Somers

Real/Birth Name:
Audrey Johnston
Also Known As:
Dawn Johnston
Brett Somers-Klugman
Brett Sommers
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

separated wife of
Jack Klugman, until she died.
Younger than Jack Klugman by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

TV series The Odd Couple. As herself, a panelist on TV show The Match Game

Buster Ramsey

Real/Birth Name:
Garard Sliger Ramsey
Also Known As:
Garard S. Ramsey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guard, linebacker. Teams College of William & Mary, Chicago Cardinals. Coach, teams Chicago Cardinals, Detroit Lions, Buffalo Bills, Pittsburgh Steelers. Credited with devising the 4-3 defense. College Football Hall of Fame 1978. Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame 1977. Virginia Sports Hall of Fame 1974.

Alice Ghostley

Real/Birth Name:
Alice Margaret Ghostley
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies To Kill a Mockingbird, The Graduate, Grease. TV series Designing Women, Bewitched, Mayberry R.F.D.

Marcel Marceau

Real/Birth Name:
Marcel Mangel
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:

Famed as a mime. Movies Barbarella, Kinski Paganini. TV show The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. Fought with
Charles de Gaulle
against the Germans in World War II.

Wally Parks

Real/Birth Name:
Wallace Gordon Parks Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founder, president, and chairman of the National Hot Rod Association. Automotive Hall of Fame 2000. International Drag Racing Hall of Fame 1994. International Motorsports Hall of Fame 1992. Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 1993.

Lois Maxwell

Real/Birth Name:
Lois Hooker
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Canadian. In role of Miss Moneypenny in the first 14 Bond movies, also Bedtime for Bonzo, Lolita

Al Oerter

Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Oerter Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71, 12 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Discus throw athlete, Won Olympic Gold at four consecutive games in 1956, 1960, 1964 and 1968. Nassau County Sports Hall of Fame 2005. Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 1976. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1974. Mt. SAC Relays Hall of Fame 1979. National High School Hall of Fame 1987. Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame 1990.

Bud Ekins

Real/Birth Name:
James Sherwin Ekins
Nickname(s):
Bud
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Specialized in motorcycle and car stunts. Movies The Blues Brothers, Animal House, Angel Unchained, The Great Escape. Famous motorcycle ride in that movie. Motorcycle Hall of Fame 1999.

Sigrid Valdis

Real/Birth Name:
Patricia Annette Olson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72, 23 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Bob Crane, until his earlier death.
Younger than Bob Crane by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Roles in TV dramas, especially TV show Hogan's Heroes. Movie Our Man Flint

Deborah Kerr

Real/Birth Name:
Deborah Jane Kerr-Trimmer
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86, 16 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Last name pronounced "Carr." Movies From Here to Eternity, Quo Vadis, Separate Tables, The Sundowners. Movie musical The King and I. Appointed CBE in 1998. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1709 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Joey Bishop

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Abraham Gottlieb
Also Known As:
El Dumpo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Ocean's Eleven (1960), The Naked and the Dead, Valley of the Dolls, The Delta Force, Betsy's Wedding. TV series The Joey Bishop Show. Member the Rat Pack. Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame 2009.

Teresa Brewer

Real/Birth Name:
Theresa Breuer
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Till I Waltz Again with You, Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall, Music! Music! Music!. Movie Those Redheads from Seattle. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1708 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Max McGee

Real/Birth Name:
William Max McGee
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Caught the first touchdown pass in the first Super Bowl. Football team Green Bay Packers as a wide receiver. Founded the Max McGee National Research Center for Juvenile Diabetes. Helped found Chi-Chi's Restaurant chain. Fell while clearing leaves from the roof of his home and died. Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1975. Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame 1999. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1984. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1992.

Porter Wagoner

Real/Birth Name:
Porter Wayne Wagoner
Nickname(s):
Mr. Grand Ole Opry
The Thin Man From West Plains
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Guitarist. Known for wearing rhinestone suits. Movie Honkytonk Man. TV show The Porter Wagoner Show. Often sang duets with Dolly Parton. Songs Satisfied Mind, Misery Loves Company, I've Enjoyed as Much of This as I Can Stand, Sorrow on the Rocks, Green, Green Grass of Home, Skid Row Joe, The Cold Hard Facts of Life, The Carroll County Accident. Missouri Wall of Fame. Country Music Hall of Fame 2002.

Robert Goulet

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Gerard Goulet
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73, 27 days before his 74th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Carol Lawrence by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Once teased reporters that his real name was Stanley Applebaum - it is not! Broadway musical Camelot. Song If Ever I Would Leave You. Movies Atlantic City, Mr. Wrong, The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear. Canada's Walk of Fame 2006. UNLV Entertainer/Artist Hall of Fame 2008. Nevada Entertainer/Artist Hall of Fame 2008. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6368 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Paul Tibbets

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Warfield Tibbets Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Brigadier general in the United States Air Force, best known for being the pilot of the Enola Gay, the first aircraft to drop an atomic bomb, on Hiroshima, Japan, on August 6, 1945. National Aviation Hall of Fame 1996.

The Fabulous Moolah

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Lillian Ellison
Also Known As:
Slave Girl Moolah
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Female professional wrestler, held a record longer than any other in a professional sport. Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame 2003.

Hank Thompson

Real/Birth Name:
Henry William Thompson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Honky tonk Western swing. Country Music Hall of Fame 1989. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1997. Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame 2002. Texas Country Music Hall of Fame 1999. Texas Trail of Fame 2006.

Laraine Day

Real/Birth Name:
La Raine Johnson
Also Known As:
Laraine Hays
Laraine Johnson
Nickname(s):
The First Lady of Baseball
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87, 28 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Leo Durocher by 15 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Calling Dr. Kildare, Foreign Correspondent, The High and the Mighty Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6676 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Norman Mailer

Real/Birth Name:
Norman Kingsley Mailer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Twice won the Pulitzer Prize. Books The Naked and the Dead, The Executioner's Song, The Castle in the Forest

Ira Levin

Real/Birth Name:
Ira Marvin Levin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Books, made into movies Rosemary's Baby, The Stepford Wives, A Kiss Before Dying, The Boys from Brazil. Plays No Time for Sergeants, Deathtrap

Georgiana Young

Real/Birth Name:
Georgiana Belzer
Also Known As:
Georgiana Young de Montalbán
Anne Royal
Nickname(s):
Georgie
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

aunt of
half-sister of
Younger than Loretta Young by 10 years.
half-sister of
wife of
Ricardo Montalban, until she died.
Younger than Ricardo Montalban by 2 years.
half-sister of
Younger than Sally Blane by 13 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie The Story of Alexander Graham Bell. Married 63 years to Montalban.

MC Basik

Real/Birth Name:
Nathan Bridger
Gender:
Male
Death Date:
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Died of injuries in a house fire in Sydney, Australia.

Dick Wilson

Real/Birth Name:
Riccardo DiGuglielmo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

On Charmin commercials in role as Mr. Whipple. TV show Bewitched

Jim Ringo

Real/Birth Name:
James Stephen Ringo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75, 2 days before his 76th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center. Teams Syracuse University, Green Bay Packers, Philadelphia Eagles. Coach, team Buffalo Bills. Also a pro bowler. Eagles Hall of Fame 1987. Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1974. New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 1996. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1981.

Kevin DuBrow

Real/Birth Name:
Kevin Mark DuBrow
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
52, 27 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Radio DJ. The lead vocalist of the heavy metal band Quiet Riot from 1975 until his death in 2007 of a cocaine overdose. Song Cum on Feel the Noize with memorable lyrics "wild, wild, wild."

Bill Willis

Real/Birth Name:
William Karnet Willis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle. Teams Ohio State University, Cleveland Browns. Coach team Kentucky State University. Cleveland Browns Ring of Honor 2010. College Football Hall of Fame 1971. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1977.

Sean Taylor

Real/Birth Name:
Sean Michael Maurice Taylor
Nickname(s):
Meast ("half man, half beast")
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
24
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Free safety for the NFL team Washington Redskins. Shot in a home robbery, died a day later. Washington Redskins Ring of Fame. Jim Thorpe Award 2003. Jack Tatum Trophy 2003. University of Miami Ring of Honor 2017. University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame.

Evel Knievel

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Craig Knievel
Gender:
Male
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Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
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Last name pronounced K'-nee-vel. Motorcycle daredevil, known for long jumps over vehicles and a chasm of the Grand Canyon. Suffered many broken bones in his career. Motorcycle Hall of Fame 1999.

Art Arfons

Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Eugene Arfons
Gender:
Male
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Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
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Held world land speed records with his "Green Monster" series of turbine-powered cars. National Tractor Puller Association Hall of Fame. Summit County Sports Hall of Fame. International Motorsports Hall of Fame 2008. International Drag Racing Hall of Fame 1991. Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 1991.

Pimp C

Real/Birth Name:
Chad L. Butler
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
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Age at Death:
33, 25 days before his 34th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
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Group UGK (Underground Kingz) from Port Arthur, Texas. Convicted of aggravated assault with a weapon, sentenced to 8 years, served nearly 4 years. Album The Sweet James Jones Stories. Found dead in a hotel room in Los Angeles. Death was accidental; he used too much prescription cough and congestion medicine, and had sleep apnea.

Ashleigh Aston Moore

Real/Birth Name:
Ashley Rogers
Nickname(s):
Doodlebug
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
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Age at Death:
26
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
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Movie Now and Then. TV series The Odyssey. Died of pneumonia in Canada.

Freddie Fields

Real/Birth Name:
Fred Feldman
Gender:
Male
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Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
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ex-husband of
Older than Polly Bergen by 7 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Shep Fields by 12 years.

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Co-founder of a large business as a talent agent. President of worldwide production for MGM/United Artists Entertainment. Produced movies Lipstick, Looking for Mr. Goodbar, American Gigolo, Crimes of the Heart, Glory

Ike Turner

Real/Birth Name:
Ike Wister Turner
Also Known As:
Izear Luster Turner Jr.
Nickname(s):
Father of Rock 'n' Roll
Gender:
Male
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Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
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ex-husband of
Older than Tina Turner by 8 years.

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Group Ike & Tina Turner. Songs It's Gonna Work Out Fine, River Deep - Mountain High, I Want to Take You Higher, Proud Mary, Nutbush City Limits. Death ruled a drug overdose on cocaine. Blues Hall of Fame 2005. Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame. Guitar Center RockWalk 2005. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2015. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1991 as a member of Ike & Tina Turner.
St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6659 Delmar Boulevard.

Big Moe

Real/Birth Name:
Kenneth Moore
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
33
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22

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Died of a heart attack in Houston, Texas. Member of Screwed Up Click. Album Moe Life. Songs Barre Baby, Purple Stuff about codeine-laced cough syrup.

Dan Fogelberg

Real/Birth Name:
Daniel Grayling Fogelberg
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
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Albums Home Free, Phoenix, The Innocent Age. Songs Believe in Me, Longer, Hard to Say, Leader of the Band. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2010.

Joe Ames

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Urick
Gender:
Male
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Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
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older brother of
Older than Ed Ames by 6 years.
older brother of
Older than Gene Ames by 1 year.
older brother of
Older than Vic Ames by 4 years.

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Group The Ames Brothers. Songs Rag Mop, The Naughty Lady of Shady Lane, Melodie d'Amour Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of The Ames Brothers.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1998 as a member of The Ames Brothers.

Michael Kidd

Real/Birth Name:
Milton Greenwald
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
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Broadway musicals Guys and Dolls, Li'l Abner. Theater Hall of Fame.

Oscar Peterson

Real/Birth Name:
Oscar Emmanuel Peterson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
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Canadian jazz pianist. Canadian Music Hall of Fame 1978. Juno Awards Hall of Fame. Canadian Jazz and Blues Hall of Fame. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1984. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1995. ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame. Canada's Walk of Fame 2013.
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