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Bob Murphy
baseball, sports analyst, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Allan Murphy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Game announcer for team New York Mets.

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Buck White
country, singer, musician, bluegrass, gospel

Real/Birth Name:
H.S. White
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
89, 16 days before his 90th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of The Whites. Song Wonder Who's Holding My Baby Tonight. Country, bluegrass, and southern gospel music.

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Member of Grand Ole Opry as a member of group The Whites.
Texas Country Music Hall of Fame 2008 as a member of group The Whites.

Jason White
football

Real/Birth Name:
Jason White
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
40
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team University of Oklahoma as quarterback. No pro experience.

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Lynn Riggs
writer

Real/Birth Name:
Rolla Lynn Riggs
Nickname(s):
Rollie
Gender:
Male
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

1/16 Cherokee Indian, a playwright. Play Green Grow the Lilacs was rhe basis for musical play Oklahoma.

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Patti Page
singer, country, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Clara Ann Fowler
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Elmer Gantry. Songs Allegheny Moon, Old Cape Cod, (How Much Is That) Doggie in the Window?, Mockin' Bird Hill, You Belong to Me, Hush, Hush, Sweet Charlotte, Tennessee Waltz, which was chosen by Tennessee in 1965 as the state song.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6760 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

Ree Drummond
tv, writer, cook, photographer, kids

Real/Birth Name:
Ann Marie Smith
Also Known As:
Ann Marie Drummond
The Pioneer Woman
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Oklahoma ranch based. Blogger, writer, and host of TV show Pioneer Woman, on cable channel Food Network. Children's book Charlie the Ranch Dog. Cook books The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Recipes from an Accidental Country Girl, The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Food from My Frontier.

Albert Curtis
football, basketball

Real/Birth Name:
Albert Curtis
Also Known As:
Albert "Abb" Curtis
Nickname(s):
Abb
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:

Defensive end. Team University of Texas. Also basketball guard.

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Blake Shelton
singer, composer, country, musician, tv, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Blake Tollison Shelton
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
44
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 5 inches (195.58 cm)

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Miranda Lambert by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Songs Sangria, Nobody But Me, Austin, The Baby, Some Beach, Home, She Wouldn't Be Gone, Hillbilly Bone, All About Tonight. Television movie The Christmas Blessing. TV show The Voice.

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Monte Hale
singer, country, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Buren Ely
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Said to be from San Angelo, Texas, actually born in Oklahoma. Movies Home on the Range, Under Colorado Skies.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry12 November 2004
Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 265 S. Palm Canyon Drive16 January 1998

Tae
country, musician, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Taylor Elizabeth Dye
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
25
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group Maddie & Tae. Songs Girl in a Country Song, Fly.

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.

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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

Dan Rowan
tv, comedy, producer, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Daniel Hale David
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:

Born on a circus train. Orphaned at age 11. TV show Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In as a host. Duo Dan Rowan and Dick Martin.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry2 April 2002 as a member of group Dan Rowan and Dick Martin.

Allie Reynolds
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Allie Pierce Reynolds
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams Cleveland Indians, New York Yankees.

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Tommy Collins
singer, country, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Leonard Raymond Sipes
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wrote many songs recorded by Merle Haggard. Sonf If You Can't Bite, Don't Growl.

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Bonnie Owens
singer, country

Real/Birth Name:
Bonnie Maureen Campbell
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Buck Owens by less than 1 year.
mother of
ex-wife of
Older than Merle Haggard by 7 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Songs Just Between the Two of Us, Don't Take Advantage of Me.

Cal Worthington
business

Real/Birth Name:
Calvin Coolidge Worthington
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Famed for his amusing TV commercials for his auto dealerships in Los Angeles and other western locations.

Vera Miles
actor, model

Real/Birth Name:
Vera June Ralston
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Gordon Scott by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies The Searchers, Psycho, Tarzan's Hidden Jungle, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance. Was Miss Kansas in 1948.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1652 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Pumpsie Green
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Elijah Jerry Green
Nickname(s):
Pumpsie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
87, 31 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Infielder for teams Boston Red Sox, New York Mets. The first black player for the Red Sox, which was the last pre-expansion team to integrate, in 1959.

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Kristin Chenoweth
actor, singer, model, Broadway, Tony Award, adopted

Real/Birth Name:
Kristi Dawn Chenoweth
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:
Height:
4 feet 11 inches (149.86 cm)

Brief Facts:

Adopted. TV series The West Wing, Glee, Pushing Daisies. Movies RV, The Pink Panther (2006). Albums Let Yourself Go, As I Am. 1999 Tony Award as Best Actress (Featured Role - Musical) for Broadway musical play You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown. TV show Hairspray Live!.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6243 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry24 July 2015

Mel McDaniel
musician, singer, country

Real/Birth Name:
Mel McDaniel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Baby's Got Her Blue Jeans On.

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Cleavon Little
actor, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Cleavon Jake Little
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Blazing Saddles, Greased Lightning. Broadway musical play Purlie.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry1 February 1994

Jack McCracken
basketball

Real/Birth Name:
Jack D. McCracken
Nickname(s):
Jumping Jack
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Forward. Never turned professional. Team Northwest Missouri State Teachers College.

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Lee Pace
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Lee Grinner Pace
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
41
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Captain Marvel, Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day, The Good Shepherd, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Lincoln, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, The Fall, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2. TV series Halt and Catch Fire.

Steve Owen
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Stephen Joseph Owen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66, 26 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tackle, guard. Teams Phillips University, Kansas City Blues, Hartford Blues, Cleveland Bulldogs, Kansas City Cowboys, New York Giants. Coach, teams New York Giants, Philadelphia Eagles, Toronto Argonauts, Calgary Stampeders, Saskatchewan Roughriders, Syracuse Stormers.

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Billy Vessels
football

Real/Birth Name:
Billy Vessels
Nickname(s):
Curly
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team University of Oklahoma as halfback. Team Baltimore Colts.

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Kay Starr
singer, jazz

Real/Birth Name:
Katherine Laverne Starks
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Native American ancestry. Pop, jazz, country and swing music. Songs Wheel of Fortune, Hoop-de-Doo, Come On-A My House, The Rock and Roll Waltz.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1716 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry

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.

Jackie Sherrill
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Jackie Wayne Sherrill
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
76, 1 day before his 77th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fullback and linebacker, team University of Alabama. Coach, teams Washington State University, University of Pittsburgh, Texas A&M University, Mississippi State University.

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Jean Speegle Howard
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Jean Frances Speegle
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandmother of
mother of
grandmother of
grandmother of
wife of
Rance Howard, until she died.
Older than Rance Howard by 1 year.
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Apollo 13, Scrooged. TV series Roseanne, Fired Up, Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman.

Rance Howard
writer, actor, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Harold Rance Beckenholdt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89, 8 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandfather of
father of
husband of
Jean Speegle Howard, until her earlier death.
Younger than Jean Speegle Howard by 1 year.
grandfather of
grandfather of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV series Babylon 5, Gentle Ben. Movies Chinatown, The 'Burbs, Apollo 13, Cool Hand Luke, Independence Day, Splash.

Ron Howard
actor, director, producer, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Ronald William Howard
Also Known As:
Ronnie Howard
Ronny Howard
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
husband of
Younger than Cheryl Howard by less than 1 year.
older brother of
Older than Clint Howard by 5 years.
son of
father of
father of
son of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Andy Griffith Show, Happy Days. Movies The Chamber, Solo: A Star Wars Story, Angels & Demons, The 'Burbs, Cocoon, American Graffiti, A Beautiful Mind, Grand Theft Auto, The Da Vinci Code, Apollo 13, Splash, The Music Man.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6838 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry19 August 1981
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6931 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry10 December 2015

Willie Stargell
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Wilver Dornel Stargell
Also Known As:
Wilver Stargell
Nickname(s):
Pops
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61, 34 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Pittsburgh Pirates.

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Jimmy Webb
singer, musician, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Jimmy Layne Webb
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Composed songs Up, Up and Away, By the Time I Get to Phoenix, Wichita Lineman, Galveston, MacArthur Park.

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Kelli O'Hara
actor, singer, Broadway, Tony Award, opera

Real/Birth Name:
Kelli Christine O'Hara
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
44
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Broadway musicals The King and I, The Pajama Game, South Pacific, Nice Work If You Can Get It, The Bridges of Madison County. Operas The Merry Widow, Così fan tuttw.

Buddy Quaid
actor

Real/Birth Name:
William Rudy Quaid
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movie Local Hero.

Owen Garriott
space, engineer

Real/Birth Name:
Owen Kay Garriott
Also Known As:
Owen K. Garriott
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Spent 60 days on Skylab 3 in 1973 and 10 days aboard SpaceLab 1 in 1983.

Space Missions:

Skylab 3
SpaceLab 1 (1983)
Shuttle mission STS-9 on Columbia.

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Johnny Bond
composer, country, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Cyrus Whitfield Bond
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63, 11 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Duel in the Sun.

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Sheb Wooley
actor, singer, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Shelby F. Wooley
Also Known As:
Ben Colder
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:

TV show Hee Haw as Ben Colder. Used that name as a composer. Song The Purple People Eater. TV series Rawhide. Movies High Noon, Hoosiers, The Outlaw Josie Wales.

Dewey Selmon
football

Real/Birth Name:
Dewey Willis Selmon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
67, 8 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Lee Roy Selmon by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Teams University of Oklahoma, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, San Diego Chargers. Earned a PhD in philosophy.

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J.C. Watts
football, US Representative, activist, religion

Real/Birth Name:
Julius Caesar Watts Jr.
Also Known As:
J. C. Watts
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
63, 9 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams University of Oklahoma, Ottawa Rough Riders, Toronto Argonauts. Ordained as a Baptist minister in 1993. U.S. House of Representatives from Oklahoma 4th district 1995 - 2003.

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Lee Roy Selmon
football

Real/Birth Name:
Lee Roy Selmon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Dewey Selmon by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Defensive lineman. Team Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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Maria Tallchief
dancer, ballet

Real/Birth Name:
Elizabeth Marie Tall Chief
Also Known As:
Elizabeth Maria Tallchief
Nickname(s):
Betty Marie
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than George Balanchine by 21 years.

Brief Facts:

Father was a Native American, an Osage. Changed her name professionally. Danced with the New York City Ballet. Danced in The Nutcracker in role of The Sugarplum Fairy.

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Cullen Bryant
football

Real/Birth Name:
William Cullen Bryant
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back, teams Los Angeles Rams, Seattle Seahawks. Named for the poet, William Cullen Bryant.

John Godina
track

Real/Birth Name:
John Carl Godina
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shot put, discus. First in 2001 World Championships.

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Cal Smith
singer, country

Real/Birth Name:
Calvin Grant Shofner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Albums A Touch Away, Country Bumpkin. Former member of the Ernest Tubb band.

Wally Parks
auto racing

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.

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Steve Owens
football

Real/Birth Name:
Loren Everett Owens
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
72, 12 days before his 73rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team University of Oklahoma as fullback. Team Detroit Lions.

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Sunset Carson
actor, western, rodeo, circus

Real/Birth Name:
Winifred Maurice Harrison
Also Known As:
Michael Harrison
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

A real cowboy. Rodeo rider. Movies The El Paso Kid, The Marshal of Windy Hollow.

Dale Robertson
soap, western, actor, boxing

Real/Birth Name:
Dayle Lymoine Robertson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Tales of Wells Fargo, Dallas, Iron Horse.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6500 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Tommy Bolt
golf

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Henry Bolt
Nickname(s):
Thunder
Terrible Tommy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Winner of the U.S. Open in 1958.

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Rue McClanahan
actor, producer, Broadway, soap

Real/Birth Name:
Eddi-Rue McClanahan
Also Known As:
Rhue McClanahan
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show The Golden Girls, Mama's Family, Maude, Another World. Movies Out to Sea, Starship Troopers, The Rotten Apple.

Clu Gulager
actor

Real/Birth Name:
William Martin Gulager
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
92, 11 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Last Picture Show, I'm Gonna Git You Sucka.

Darrell Royal
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Darrell K Royal
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Middle name is "K" rather than an initial. Head coach for teams Mississippi State University, University of Washington, University of Texas, Edmonton Eskimos.

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Lindy McDaniel
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Lindall Dale McDaniel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84, 29 days before his 85th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs, San Francisco Giants, New York Yankees, Kansas City Royals. Died of COVID-19.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

B.J. Thomas
country, singer, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Billy Joe Thomas
Also Known As:
B. J. Thomas
BJ Thomas
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head, (Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song, Whatever Happened to Old-Fashioned Love.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Flash Terry
singer, musician, jazz, blues

Real/Birth Name:
Verbie Jean Terry
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:

Guitarist and singer. Song Enough Troubles of My Own.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Nokie Edwards
musician, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Nole Floyd Edwards
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member group The Ventures. Bassist and lead guitarist. Songs Walk, Don't Run, Perfidia and theme song from TV show Hawaii Five-O.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Guitar Center RockWalk 1996 as a member of group The Ventures.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2008 as a member of group The Ventures.

Johnny "Lam" Jones
football, track

Real/Birth Name:
John Wesley Jones
Also Known As:
Lam Jones
Nickname(s):
Lam
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60, 20 days before his 61st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Sprinter. Wide receiver. Nickname from Lampasas, TX where he attended high school. Football teams University of Texas, New York Jets, Dallas Cowboys. Olympic Gold Medal 1976 4×100 metres relay.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Leon Russell
composer, actor, singer, musician

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

Brief Facts:

Song Lost Inside of You from movie A Star Is Born (1976). Album One for the Road.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Stephen Hillenburg
cartoonist, producer, scientist, educator, director, writer, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Stephen McDannell Hillenburg
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Creator of cartoon TV series SpongeBob SquarePants. Died of ALS.

Darla Hood
actor, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Darla Jean Hood
Also Known As:
Darla
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

In Our Gang comedies.

Lee Hazlewood
singer, producer

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.

Reba McEntire
actor, singer, country, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Reba Nell McEntire
Also Known As:
Reba
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Reba. Movie Tremors. Broadway musical Annie Get Your Gun. Grammy Award winner.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7018 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry18 September 1998

Steve Gaines
musician, accident, air crash

Real/Birth Name:
Steven Earl Gaines
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
28
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Cassie Gaines by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Guitarist for band Lynyrd Skynyrd. Song Sweet Home Alabama. Died in a plane crash near Gillsburg, Mississippi when plane ran out of fuel.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Georgia Music Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of group Lynyrd Skynyrd.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2006 as a member of group Lynyrd Skynyrd.

Mike Gundy
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Mike Gundy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback at team Oklahoma State University. Head coach there.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Toby Keith
country, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Toby Keith Covel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Album Pull My Chain. Song Beer for My Horses.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Carrie Underwood
singer, composer, country, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Carrie Marie Underwood
Also Known As:
Carrie Fisher
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
37
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Younger than Mike Fisher by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Winner of TV series American Idol, season 4. Albums Some Hearts, Carnival Ride. TV show The Sound of Music Live!.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1750 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry20 September 2018

Jay McShann
singer, musician, jazz, blues, bandleader

Real/Birth Name:
James Columbus McShann
Nickname(s):
Hootie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Big band The Jay McShann Orchestra.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Albert Brumley
composer, gospel

Real/Birth Name:
Albert Edward Brumley
Also Known As:
Albert E. Brumley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72, 17 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wrote Southern and shape note gospel songs I'll Fly Away, I'm Bound for the Land of Canaan, Turn Your Radio On.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Chuck Long
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Franklin Long Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams Detroit Lions, Los Angeles Rams. Head coach at team San Diego State University.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Candy Clark
actor, model

Real/Birth Name:
Candace June Clark
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Marjoe Gortner by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies American Graffiti, Zodiac, The Man Who Fell to Earth, Blue Thunder, The Blob (1988), When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder?.

Hoda Kotb
tv, news, actor, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Choda Kotb
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Egyptian-American. News analyst and host on NBC TV shows Dateline NBC, Today. Uses pronunciation "Kot-Bee" for last name. Promotes breast cancer support.

Jack Garner
actor, singer, golf, baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Jack Edward Bumgarner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84, 6 days before his 85th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than James Garner by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

TV series The Rockford Files, Bret Maverick. Golf pro at golf courses. Pitcher, minor league baseball for the team Pittsburgh Pirates.

James Garner
actor, producer, director

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

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Jack Garner by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

TV series Rockford Files, Bret Maverick, 8 Simple Rules... for Dating My Teenage Daughter. Movie and TV series Maverick. Movies Support Your Local Sheriff!, The Notebook, Space Cowboys, Victor/Victoria, Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6927 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Vince Gill
singer, musician, country, bluegrass, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Vincent Grant Gill
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Older than Amy Grant by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Songs I Still Believe in You, Don't Let Our Love Start Slippin' Away. Movie Maverick.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6901 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry6 September 2012

William Pogue
space, educator, writer, aviator

Real/Birth Name:
William Reid Pogue
Also Known As:
William R. Pogue
Nickname(s):
Bill
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:

Astronaut. Skylab 4.

Space Missions:

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Woody Guthrie
composer, singer, folk, musician, writer, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Woodrow Wilson Guthrie
Nickname(s):
Dust Bowl Troubadour
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Composed over 1000 songs. Songs This Land Is Your Land, So Long, It's Been Good to Know You, Reuben James. Social protest songs and actions. Inspired other writers of urban folk music. Died of Huntington's disease.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Billy Tipton
jazz, musician, bandleader, transgender

Real/Birth Name:
Dorothy Lucille Tipton
Also Known As:
Billy Lee Tipton
Nickname(s):
Tippy
Gender:
Male (changed from) Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74, 23 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Notable for the discovery, after his death, that he was born biologically female. Hid gender from female partners and others, including adopted family.

Brian Bosworth
football, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Brian Keith Bosworth
Nickname(s):
The Boz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Teams University of Oklahoma, Seattle Seahawks. Movies The Longest Yard, Virus, Stone Cold, Three Kngs.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bullet Rogan
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Wilber Rogan
Also Known As:
Bullet Joe
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:

Pitcher and outfielder for the team Kansas City Monarchs in the Negro Baseball Leagues.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Don Cherry
jazz, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Eugene Cherry
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58, 30 days before his 59th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Jazz cornetist.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Don Trull
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Dean Trull
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams Baylor University, Houston Oilers, Boston Patriots, Edmonton Eskimos, Houston Texans, Shreveport Steamer.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Elizabeth Warren
Senator, lawyer, educator, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Elizabeth Ann Herring
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Democratic Senator from Massachusetts.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Frances Heflin
actor, soap, director

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Frances Heflin
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
younger sister of
Younger than Van Heflin by 11 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV series All My Children. Movies Mr. Billion, The Molly Maguires.

J.D. Roberts
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
John David Roberts
Also Known As:
J. D. Roberts
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
88, 34 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team University of Oklahoma. Coach, team New Orleans Saints.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jimmy Walker (golfer)
golf

Real/Birth Name:
James William Walker
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
41
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro golfer.

JJ Cale
singer, musician, composer, blues, R&B

Real/Birth Name:
John Weldon Cale
Also Known As:
Johnny Cale}J.J. Cale
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:

Brief Facts:

Song Crazy Mama. Songs composed for others.

Joe Carter
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Chris Carter
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfielder, first baseman. Teams Chicago Cubs, Cleveland Indians, San Diego Padres, Toronto Blue Jays, Baltimore Orioles, San Francisco Giants.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

John Langley
writer, producer

Real/Birth Name:
John Russell Langley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Cops, Brooklyn's Finest, Cocaine Blues.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6667 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry11 February 2011

Johnny Bench
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
John Lee Bench
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
72, 10 days before his 73rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outstanding catcher. Team Cincinnati Reds.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Kay Francis
actor, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Katherine Edwina Gibbs
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Little Men (1940).

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6766 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Lon Chaney Jr.
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Creighton Tull Chaney
Also Known As:
Creighton Chaney
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Many early horror films. Role of The Wolf Man.

Molly Bee
singer, country, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Molly Gene Beachboard
Also Known As:
Molly Muncy
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus when she was 13. Movie Chartreuse Caboose. Song Don't Start Courtin' in a Hot Rod Ford with Tennessee Ernie Ford.

Prentice Gautt
football

Real/Birth Name:
Prentice Gautt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back. Teams University of Oklahoma, Cleveland Browns, St. Louis Cardinals.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rochelle Hudson
actor

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

Brief Facts:

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

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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

Sam Bradford
football

Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Jacob Bradford
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
33, 19 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team University of Oklahoma as quarterback. Team St. Louis Rams.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Suzy Amis
actor, model

Real/Birth Name:
Susan Elizabeth Amis
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Younger than James Cameron by 7 years.
ex-wife of
Younger than Sam Robards by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movies Rocket Gibraltar, Where the Heart Is, Blown Away, The Usual Suspects, Titanic, Nadja, Judgment Day.

Ted Shackelford
actor, soap

Real/Birth Name:
Theodore Tillman Shackelford III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show or series Knots Landing, The Young and the Restless, Dallas.

Gladys McConnell
actor, aviator

Real/Birth Name:
Gladys McConnell
Also Known As:
Gladys Morrow
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1927). Movie Three's a Crowd. Flew planes.

Neal Schon
musician

Real/Birth Name:
Neal George Joseph Schon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founding member of band Journey. Song Don't Stop Believin'.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame 2015 as a member of group Journey.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2017 as a member of group Journey.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2006 as a member of group Journey.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6750 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a member of group Journey.

Will Sampson
actor, painter, rodeo

Real/Birth Name:
William Sampson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 4 inches (193.04 cm)

Brief Facts:

Full-blooded Muscogee/Creek Native American. A bull rider in rodeos. Movies One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Fish Hawk, Firewalker, Poltergeist II: The Other Side, Orca, The White Buffalo, The Outlaw Josey Wales. TV series Vega$.

Will Rogers
comedy, actor, mayor, wild west, accident, air crash

Real/Birth Name:
William Penn Adair Rogers
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Silent films, then talkies. Movie Life Begins at Forty. Texas Jack's wild west show. Philosopher. Known for funny one-liners. Mayor of Beverly Hills. Died in a plane crash in Alaska with Wiley Post.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6401 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6608 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio

Shelby Grant
actor, educator, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Brenda Thompson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Chad Everett, until she died.
Younger than Chad Everett by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

TV series Medical Center. Movies Fantastic Voyage, Our Man Flint.

Spade Cooley
singer, musician, bandleader, criminal

Real/Birth Name:
Donell Clyde Cooley
Nickname(s):
the King of Western Swing
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58, 24 days before his 59th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Arrested and convicted 1961 for murdering his second wife.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6802 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio

Jean Shepard
singer, composer, country

Real/Birth Name:
Ollie Imogene Shepard
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Hawkshaw Hawkins, until his earlier death.
Younger than Hawkshaw Hawkins by 11 years.

Brief Facts:

Song A Dear John Letter.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Chester Gould
cartoonist, writer, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Chester Gould
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:

Created cartoon strip Dick Tracy which he drew from 1931 to 1977.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Buddy Dial
football, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Gilroy Leroy Dial
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver. Teams Rice University, Pittsburgh Steelers, Dallas Cowboys.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Oral Roberts
religion, educator

Real/Birth Name:
Granville Oral Roberts
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Televangelist and founder of a university in Oklahoma bearing his name.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jim Thorpe
football, track, actor

Real/Birth Name:
James Francis Thorpe
Also Known As:
Wa-Tho-Huk
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Football teams Canton Bulldogs, New York Giants. Movie White Heat. Olympic champion, medals taken away, restored posthumously.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Abe Lemons
basketball, coach

Real/Birth Name:
A.E. Lemons
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Given initials-only name of "A.E.". Center/forward, college teams Hardin College, Oklahoma City. Coach, teams Oklahoma City University, Pan American University, University of Texas.

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Chuck Norris
actor, business, activist, writer, martial arts

Real/Birth Name:
Carlos Ray Norris
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Martial Arts movies. Movies Code of Silence, The Delta Force, The President's Man. TV series Walker, Texas Ranger.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry15 December 1989

Tony Hillerman
writer, military, educator

Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Grove Hillerman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Served in World War II. Taught journalism. Wrote mystery novels about Navajo Tribal Police. Book and movie Skinwalkers.

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Marques Haynes
basketball, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Marques Oreole Haynes
Nickname(s):
World's Greatest Dribbler
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Teams Langston University, The Harlem Globetrotters. Known for dribbling skills. The first Globetrotter to be enshrined in the Hall of Fame.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6922 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry as a member of team The Harlem Globetrotters.

Reynaldo Rey
actor, educator, rapper, producer, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Harry Reynolds
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Friday, House Party 3, White Men Can't Jump, A Rage in Harlem, Harlem Nights. TV series 227.

Michael Dunn
actor, Tony Award, Broadway, singer, little person

Real/Birth Name:
Gary Neil Miller
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

3 ft 6 in tall. TV series The Wild Wild West, The Werewolf of Washington.

Pauline Wagner
actor, stunts

Real/Birth Name:
Pauline Cynthia Wagner
Also Known As:
Pauline McCourtney
Nickname(s):
Polly
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
103
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies King Kong (1933), Mr. Deeds Goes to Town, King of Jazz. A founding member of the Screen Actors Guild.

Brad Pitt
actor, activist, producer

Real/Birth Name:
William Bradley Pitt
Nickname(s):
Brangelina
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
56, 21 days before his 57th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Angelina Jolie by 11 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Jennifer Aniston by 5 years.
father of
father of
father of
father of
father of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Ad Astra, Allied, Burn After Reading, Twelve Monkeys, Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles, A River Runs Through It, Ocean's Eleven (2001), Ocean's Twelve, Legends of the Fall, Se7en, Troy, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Moneyball. Champion for renewal of New Orleans. Father of children with Angelina Jolie.

Gordon Cooper
space

Real/Birth Name:
Leroy Gordon Cooper Jr.
Nickname(s):
Gordo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut.

Space Missions:

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.
Mercury-Atlas 9 (1963)
Call sign: Faith 7. 22 orbits. First American in space for over a day. Last American solo mission. Recovered by USS Kearsarge.

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Mickey Mantle
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Mickey Charles Mantle
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center fielder, team New York Yankees.

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Dave Roberts
track, doctor

Real/Birth Name:
David Luther Roberts
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pole vaulter. World record 1976 18-8¼ feet, 5.70m. Became a surgeon.

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James Marsden
actor

Real/Birth Name:
James Paul Marsden
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Box, X-Men, X2, The Notebook, X-Men: The Last Stand, Superman Returns. TV series Ally McBeal, 30 Rock.

Shug Fisher
singer, musician, actor, composer, western, comedy, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
George Clinton Fisher Jr.
Nickname(s):
Shug
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

"Shug" is short for "sugar". Member of Sons of the Pioneers. TV series The Beverly Hillbillies, Gunsmoke. Movie Mister Roberts.

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

Sonny Sixkiller
football, sports analyst, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Alex L. Sixkiller
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. College team University of Washington. World Football League teams Philadelphia Bell, The Hawaiians. Movie The Longest Yard. A member of the Cherokee Nation.

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Wilma Mankiller
politician, activist, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Wilma Pearl Mankiller
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation for 10 years. Book Mankiller: A Chief and Her People.

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Alfre Woodard
actor, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Alfre Ette Woodard
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
68, 19 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Multiple Emmy awards. TV series Desperate Housewives, St. Elsewhere, Hill Street Blues. Movies Saint Judy, Primal Fear, Miss Evers' Boys, Beauty Shop, Radio, The Forgotten.

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Blake Edwards
writer, director, actor, producer

Real/Birth Name:
William Blake Crump
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
husband of
Julie Andrews, until he died.
Older than Julie Andrews by 13 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV series Peter Gunn. Movies The Pink Panther, Breakfast at Tiffany's, Operation Petticoat, 10, Victor Victoria, Days of Wine and Roses.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6908 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry3 April 1991

Bobby Cox
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Joseph Cox
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Third base, team New York Yankees. Managed teams Toronto Blue Jays, Atlanta Braves.

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Garth Brooks
country, singer, baseball, writer, musician, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Troyal Garth Brooks
Also Known As:
Chris Gaines
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Older than Trisha Yearwood by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Albums No Fences, Ropin' the Wind. Attended spring training for several baseball teams.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1750 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry30 June 1995

Jeanne Tripplehorn
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Jeanne Marie ripplehorn
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Firm, Sliding Doors, Basic Instinct. TV series Criminal Minds.

Jennifer Jones
model, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Phylis Lee Isley
Also Known As:
Phyllis Isley
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
David O. Selznick, until his earlier death.
Younger than David O. Selznick by 16 years.
wife of
Norton Simon, until his earlier death.
Younger than Norton Simon by 12 years.
ex-wife of
Younger than Robert Walker by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movies The Towering Inferno, Love is a Many-Splendored Thing, The Song of Bernadette, Duel in the Sun, A Farewell to Arms.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6429 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Jim Shoulders
rodeo, business

Real/Birth Name:
James A. Shoulders
Nickname(s):
Babe Ruth of rodeo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro rodeo performer. Bull rider. Rancher.

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Martin Gardner
writer, mathematician, scientist, columnist

Real/Birth Name:
Martin Gardner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Known for popularizing recreational mathematics and debunking paranormal claims. Column Mathematical Games in magazine Scientific American. Wrote more than 50 books, including The Annotated Alice, The Annotated Wizard of Oz.

Mary Kay Place
actor, director, writer, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Kay Place
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, The West Wing. Movies The Rainmaker, Private Benjamin, The Big Chill, Captain Ron, I'll See You in My Dreams, Sweet Home Alabama.

Pamela Bach
actor, producer, soap

Real/Birth Name:
Pamela Weissenbach
Also Known As:
Pamela Bach-Hasselhoff
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than David Hasselhoff by 11 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie Castle Rock. TV series Baywatch, The Young and the Restless.

Paul Harvey
radio, writer, commentator, news

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Harvey Aurandt
Also Known As:
Paul Aurandt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Book More of Paul Harvey's The Rest of the Story. Radio show Paul Harvey News and Comment, where he often said, "... and now, the rest of the story".

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Ryan Tedder
singer, composer, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Ryan Benjamin Tedder
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
41
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lead vocalist for band OneRepublic. Songs Halo, Apologize.

Steve Largent
football, US Representative, politician

Real/Birth Name:
Stephen Michael Largent
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Republican US Representative from Oklahoma, 1994-2002. Football wide receiver, teams University of Tulsa, Seattle Seahawks.

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Tony Casillas
football, radio

Real/Birth Name:
Tony Steven Casillas
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
57, 32 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle, nose guard. Teams University of Oklahoma, Atlanta Falcons, Dallas Cowboys, New York Jets.

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Tony Randall
actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Leonard Rosenberg
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:

Best known in role of Felix Unger in TV series The Odd Couple. Broadway play Inherit the Wind. Movies 7 Faces of Dr. Lao, Fatal Instinct, Pillow Talk, The Mating Game.

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Tracy Letts
actor, writer, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Tracy S. Letts
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Little Women (2019), Ford v Ferrari. Broadway plays Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, August: Osage Countywinning Tonys, Pulitzer for the latter.

Tommy Hanson
baseball, overdose

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas J. Hanson Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
29
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 5 inches (195.58 cm)

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams Atlanta Braves, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

Dr. Phil McGraw
tv, psychologist, producer, writer, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Phillip Calvin McGraw
Also Known As:
Phil McGraw
Dr. Phil
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Host of TV show Dr. Phil. Producer, TV series Bull, The Doctors.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6201 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry21 February 2020

Bob Bogle
musician, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Lenard Bogle
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74, 2 days before his 75th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Co-founder group The Ventures. Bassist and lead guitarist. Songs Walk, Don't Run, Perfidia and the theme song from TV show Hawaii Five-O.

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Guitar Center RockWalk 1996 as a member of group The Ventures.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2008 as a member of group The Ventures.

Van Heflin
actor, western

Real/Birth Name:
Emmett Evan Heflin Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Frances Heflin by 11 years.
uncle of

Brief Facts:

Movies Santa Fe Trail, Airport.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6311 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6125 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Clarence Nash
actor, kids

Real/Birth Name:
Clarence Charles Nash
Nickname(s):
Ducky
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The voice of Donald Duck for Disney in cartoons.

Tom Stafford
space

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Patten Stafford
Also Known As:
Thomas Stafford
Nickname(s):
Tom
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Apollo 10 (orbited the moon).

Space Missions:

Apollo 10 (1969)
Dress rehearsal for first lunar landing; flew LM down to 50,000 feet (15 km) from lunar surface.
Apollo-Soyuz
Gemini 6 (1965)
First space rendezvous accomplished with Gemini 7, station-keeping for over five hours at distances from 1 to 300 ft.
Gemini 9A (1966)
Rescheduled from May to rendezvous and dock with an Augmented Target Docking Adapter (ATDA) after the original Agena Target Vehicle failed to orbit. The ATDA shroud did not completely separate, making docking impossible. Three different types of rendezvous, two hours of EVA, and 44 orbits were completed.

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Norma Jean
country, singer, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Norma Jean Beasler
Also Known As:
Pretty Miss Norma Jean
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show The Porter Wagoner Show. Songs The Game of Triangles, Go Cat Go, Heaven Help the Working Girl.

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John Herrington
space

Real/Birth Name:
John Bennett Herrington
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. A member of the Native American group (tribe) Chickasaw Nation.

Space Missions:

STS-113
Shuttle Endeavour, launched November 23, 2002

Duration: 13d 18h.

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Gary Condit
US Representative, mayor, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Gary Adrian Condit
Also Known As:
Gary A. Condit
Nickname(s):
Mr. Blow-Dry
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Former mayor of Ceres, CA. U.S. Representative from Stanislaus County, CA 1989-2003. Lost election because he may have been under suspicion regarding the disappearance of Chandra Levy. A bit part in movie Return of the Killer Tomatoes.

Chet Baker
musician, singer, jazz, accident

Real/Birth Name:
Chesney Henry Baker Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Trumpet and flugelhorn. Apparently fell from his second story hotel room window. Subject of movie Born to Be Blue.

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