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A. Bartlett Giamatti
educator, baseball, commissioner, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Angelo Bartlett Giamatti
Nickname(s):
Bart
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

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President of Yale University. Commissioner of Major League Baseball who banned Pete Rose for life.

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Albert Sacco
space

Real/Birth Name:
Albert Sacco Jr.
Nickname(s):
Al
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut, payload specialist.

Space Missions:

STS-73
Shuttle Columbia, launched October 20, 1995

Duration: 15d 21h.

Arlene Francis
tv, actor, Broadway, radio, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Arline Francis Kazanjian
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Murders in the Rue Morgue. Host of TV show The Arlene Francis Show. Game TV shows participant including What's My Line?.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6432 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1734 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Barbara Walters
tv, news, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Barbara Jill Walters
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Host of TV show The View. Former news anchor TV shows Today, 20/20.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry14 June 2007

Ben Foster
actor, director, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Benjamin A. Foster
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
40, 29 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Lone Survivor, 3:10 to Yuma, Bang Bang You're Dead, The Laramie Project. TV series FlashForward.

Benzino
rapper, business, publisher, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Raymond Scott
Also Known As:
Ray Dog
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group The Almighty RSO. Involved in magazine The Source, and in a feud with Eminem. Album Redemption.

Beth Howland
actor, Broadway, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Elizabeth Howland
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Michael J. Pollard by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

TV series Alice. Movie You Can't Take It with You. Broadway musical plays Once Upon a Mattress, Bye Bye Birdie, High Spirits, Darling of the Day, Company.

Biz Stone
business, writer, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Christopher Isaac Stone
Also Known As:
Isaac Stone
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Books Blogging: Genius Strategies for Instant Web Content, Who Let the Blogs Out?. Name is a childhood nickname. Co-founder and creative director of Twitter.

Blanchard Ryan
actor, fitness, circus, dancer

Real/Birth Name:
Susan Blanchard Ryan
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Big Helium Dog, Open Water.

Bob Elliott
radio, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Brackett Elliott
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:

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Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Radio show Bob and Ray with Ray Goulding. TV series Get a Life. Movie Cabin Boy.

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Bobby Brown (singer)
singer, criminal, actor, producer, dancer, R&B

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Barisford Brown
Nickname(s):
Triple B
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
ex-husband of
Younger than Whitney Houston by 5 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Began as a child member of boy band New Edition. Style is swingbeat, or 'new jack swing'. Songs Candy Girl, Cool It Now, Mr. Telephone Man, My Prerogative, She Ain't Worth It. Movie A Thin Line Between Love and Hate. Legal troubles over violence and drugs.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry23 January 2017 as a member of group New Edition.

Brian Duffy
space

Real/Birth Name:
Brian Duffy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut.

Space Missions:

STS-45
Shuttle Atlantis, launched March 24, 1992

Duration: 8d 22h.
STS-57
Shuttle Endeavour, launched June 21, 1993

Duration: 9d 23h.
STS-72
Shuttle Endeavour, launched January 11, 1996

Duration: 8d 22h.
STS-92
Shuttle Discovery, launched October 11, 2000

Duration: 12d 21h.

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Brian J. White
actor, model, producer, dancer

Real/Birth Name:
Brian Joseph White
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Movies Cabin in the Woods, 12 Pounds, The Game Plan, Stomp the Yard.

Bruce McCandless
space, aviator, military

Real/Birth Name:
Bruce McCandless II
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Navy aviator and astronaut. First untethered EVA.

Space Missions:

STS-31
Shuttle Discovery, launched April 24, 1990

Duration: 5d 1h.
STS-41-B
Shuttle Challenger, launched February 03, 1984

Duration: 7d 23h.

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Chris Evans
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Christopher Robert Evans
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
39
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Snowpiercer, Fierce People, Sunshine, Not Another Teen Movie, Cellular, Captain America: The First Avenger, Fantastic Four.

Christa McAuliffe
educator, accident, Challenger

Real/Birth Name:
Sharon Christa Corrigan
Nickname(s):
Teacher in Space
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
37
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

On the Challenger shuttle flight when it exploded before it reached space.

Space Missions:

STS-51-L - Died on launch
Shuttle Challenger, launched January 28, 1986

Duration: 73s. Exploded shortly after takeoff killing all seven astronauts.

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Dane Cook
actor, writer, director, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Dane Jeffrey Cook
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Mr. Brooks, Dan in Real Life, My Best Friend's Girl.

Daniela Ruah
actor, soap, dancer

Real/Birth Name:
Daniela Sofia Korn Ruah
Nickname(s):
Danni
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
36, 5 days before her 37th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

At age 5 moved to Portugal, where she grew up. Has a birthmark on her right eye. TV series NCIS: Los Angeles, Guiding Light. Movie Red Tails.

Danny Wood
singer, actor, choreographer

Real/Birth Name:
Daniel William Wood
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of group New Kids on the Block. Movie Thank You, Good Night.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7072 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry9 October 2014 as a member of group New Kids on the Block.

Dick Dale
musician, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Anthony Monsour
Nickname(s):
King of the Surf Guitar
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Surf music guitarist - he used a right-hand guitar, strung for the right hand, but used it upside-down, strumming with his left hand. Also a drummer and trumpeter. Song Misirlou appears in movie Pulp Fiction. Song Pipeline. His fans call themselves Dick Heads.

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Dick Wesson
actor, comedy, writer, producer, director

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Lewis Wesson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Destination Moon, Calamity Jane.

Donna Summer
singer, composer, painter, actor, producer, activist

Real/Birth Name:
LaDonna Andrea Gaines
Also Known As:
Donna Gaines
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:

German production of musical Hair. Album Bad Girls. Songs Last Dance, She Works Hard for the Money, Bad Girls. Movie Thank God It's Friday. Donates some proceeds to causes she cares for (mostly medical charities.) Paintings are highly regarded.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry18 March 1992

Ed Herlihy
tv, sidekick

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

Brief Facts:

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

Edward Kennedy
Senator, accused

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
uncle of
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
uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Joseph Kennedy Jr. by 16 years.
son of
uncle of
uncle of
uncle of
uncle of
uncle of
uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Patricia Kennedy Lawford by 7 years.
uncle of
uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Robert Kennedy by 6 years.
son of
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.

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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.

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Edward Norton
actor, producer, director, writer, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Harrison Norton
Nickname(s):
Ed
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Moonrise Kingdom, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Primal Fear, Pride and Glory, The Incredible Hulk, Kingdom of Heaven, Only in America, The Italian Job, American History X, Fight Club, The Score, The Illusionist, Red Dragon.

Eleonora Sears
tennis

Real/Birth Name:
Eleonora Randolph Sears
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Won the women's doubles at the US Women's National Championship four times. The first woman to play polo on a men's team.

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Eliza Dushku
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Eliza Patricia Dushku
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
39, 33 days before her 40th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show Buffy the Vampire Slayer in role of Faith. TV series Tru Calling, Bull. Movies Bye Bye, Love, True Lies.

Fat Mike
musician, punk, bassist, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Michael John Burkett
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Vocalist and bassist for punk rock band NOFX.

Greg Poehler
actor, writer, producer, lawyer, comedy

Real/Birth Name:
Gregory Milmore Poehler
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Amy Poehler by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

TV series Welcome to Sweden. Lawyer in intellectual property law. Lives in Stockholm, Sweden.

Howard Johnson (hotels founder)
business

Real/Birth Name:
Howard Deering Johnson
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:

Founder of the hotel chain bearing his name. Started with an ice cream business.

Jack Haley
actor

Real/Birth Name:
John Joseph Haley
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:

Movies Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm, The Wizard of Oz in which he was the Tinman.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6435 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio

Jack Nance
actor, murdered

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

Relationships:

husband of
Kelly Van Dyke, until her earlier death.
Older than Kelly Van Dyke by 14 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie Eraserhead. TV series Twin Peaks. Killed as a result of a brawl in a parking lot outside a Winchell's Donuts store in South Pasadena, dying the next day.

James Spader
actor

Real/Birth Name:
James Todd Spader
Also Known As:
Jimmy Spader
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Blacklist, Boston Legal, The Office, The Practice. Movies Pretty in Pink, Lincoln, The Pentagon Papers, Stargate, Sex, Lies, and Videotape.

Jan Miner
actor, model, radio

Real/Birth Name:
Janice Miner
Gender:
Female
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:

Movie Lenny. Radio show Boston Blackie. Best known for role of Madge the Manicurist in Palmolive detergent ads.

Jane Alexander
actor, producer, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Jane Quigley
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
81, 30 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Brubaker, The Ring. Broadway play The Great White Hope.

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Jean Kennedy Smith
ambassador, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Jean Ann Kennedy
Also Known As:
Jean Kennedy
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

aunt of
aunt of
aunt of
older sister of
Older than Edward Kennedy by 4 years.
younger sister of
Younger than Eunice Kennedy Shriver by 6 years.
younger sister of
Younger than John Kennedy by 10 years.
aunt of
aunt of
younger sister of
Younger than Joseph Kennedy Jr. by 12 years.
daughter of
aunt of
aunt of
aunt of
aunt of
aunt of
aunt of
younger sister of
Younger than Patricia Kennedy Lawford by 3 years.
aunt of
aunt of
younger sister of
Younger than Robert Kennedy by 2 years.
daughter of
aunt of
younger sister of
Younger than Rosemary Kennedy by 9 years.

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Brief Facts:

Democrat. Ambassador to Ireland June 17, 1993 - September 17, 1998 under president William Jefferson Clinton. Supporter of the arts.

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Jeanne Eagels
actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Amelia Jean Eagels
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
35
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Broadway stage and silent films.

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Jennifer Coolidge
actor, writer, singer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Jennifer Audrey Coolidge
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series 2 Broke Girls, Joey, The Secret Life of the American Teenager. Movies American Pie, American Pie 2, Legally Blonde, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.

Jerry Colonna
actor, composer, comedy, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Gerardo Luigi Colonna
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:

Voice of the March Hare in cartoon Alice in Wonderland. Movie Road to Rio and other Bob Hope movies. Trombonist with Columbia Symphony.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1645 Vine Street for contributions to radio

Jerry Maren
actor, little person

Real/Birth Name:
Gerald Marenghi
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:
Height:
3 feet 4 inches (101.6 cm)

Brief Facts:

Height in 1938 shown. Member of The Munchkins in movie The Wizard of Oz, and a member of the Lollipop Guild. He hands a lollipop to Dorothy. Was in role Buster Brown in commercials for the shoe company.

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

Joe Smith
business, dj

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Benjamin Smith
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:

Executive of record companies Elektra, Capitol, Warner Bros.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1750 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry27 August 2015

John Francis Fitzgerald
mayor, US Representative

Real/Birth Name:
John F. Fitzgerald
Nickname(s):
Honey Fitz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Mayor of Boston 1906 - 1908 and 1910 - 1914. US House of Representatives.

Joseph Kennedy Sr.
politician, ambassador, business

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Patrick Kennedy Sr.
Also Known As:
Joseph P. Kennedy
Nickname(s):
Joe
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

great grandfather of
grandfather of
grandfather of
father of
father of
father of
father of
grandfather of
great grandfather of
father of
grandfather of
great grandfather of
great grandfather of
grandfather of
great grandfather of
grandfather of
father of
great grandfather of
grandfather of
father of
husband of
Younger than Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy by 8 years.
great grandfather of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

The inaugural Chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Ambassador to the United Kingdom at the start of World War II. Owned Chicago's Merchandise Mart. Made a huge fortune on movie production and liquor distribution. Some report he was anti-Semitic. Supported Senator Joseph McCarthy.

Joseph P. Kennedy III
US Representative, lawyer

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Patrick Kennedy III
Nickname(s):
Joe
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
40
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

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

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Democrat. US Representative from Massachusetts 2012-.

Leonard Nimoy
actor, director, writer, producer, poet, photographer

Real/Birth Name:
Leonard Simon Nimoy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 27 days before his 84th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Star Trek in role of Spock. Movies Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978), Star Trek, Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Star Trek V: The Final Frontier. TV series Mission: Impossible. Books of poetry and photographs.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6651 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry16 January 1985

Louis Sullivan
architect, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Louis Henry Sullivan
Also Known As:
Louis Henri Sullivan
Nickname(s):
Father of the Skyscraper
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Considered by many as the creator of the modern skyscraper, using a steel frame. Noted for the phrase "form ever follows function" embraced by modernists. Book The Autobiography of an Idea.

Madeline Kahn
actor

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

Brief Facts:

In movie Blazing Saddles.

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Mary Carlisle
actor, singer, dancer

Real/Birth Name:
Gwendolyn Witter
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
104
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of WAMPAS Baby Stars (1932). The last Baby Star to die. Movies College Humor, Double or Nothing (1930), Doctor Rhythm with Bing Crosby. Birthdate unconfirmed.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6679 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Maura Tierney
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Maura Lynn Tierney
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series ER. Movies Primal Fear, Welcome to Mooseport.

Michael Bivins
singer, R&B, actor, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Lamont Bivins
Nickname(s):
Biv
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founder and member of boy band New Edition. Movie Crossover.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry23 January 2017 as a member of group New Edition.

Mr. Lif
rapper

Real/Birth Name:
Jeffrey Haynes
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
42, 14 days before his 43rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Album Mo' Mega. Member of group The Perceptionists.

Norm Crosby
actor, comedy

Real/Birth Name:
Norman Lawrence Crosby
Nickname(s):
The Master of Malaprop
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Stand-up comedian. Appeared as a celebrity guest on a number of game shows. TV show The Comedy Shop.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6560 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry24 February 1982

Parkyakarkus
comedy, radio, actor, writer, unusual name

Real/Birth Name:
Harry Einstein
Also Known As:
Harry Parke
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Strike Me Pink, The Yanks Are Coming.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1708 Vine Street for contributions to radio

Patrice Oneal
comedy, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Patrice Lumumba Malcolm Oneal
Also Known As:
Patrice O'Neal
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
50, 10 days before his 51st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Standup comedy. Movie Furry Vengeance. TV series The Office. Prefers to spell his last name with no apostrophe.

Patricia Avery
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Elizabeth Anderson Avery
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1927). Silents. Movie Alex the Great.

Pauline Frederick
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Pauline Beatrice Libby
Nickname(s):
Polly
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Silent movies Smouldering Fires (1925), Devil's Island. Movie Thank You, Mr. Moto.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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

Peggy Cass
actor, model, Broadway

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

Brief Facts:

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

Phil Napoleon
jazz, musician, bandleader

Real/Birth Name:
Filippo Napoli
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89, 29 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Trumpeter.

Richard Dysart
actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Richard A. Dysart
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86, 6 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series L.A. Law. Movies The Thing (1982), Back to the Future Part III, Pale Rider, The Falcon and the Snowman.

Richard Herd
soap, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Herd Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies All the President's Men, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, The Mule, The China Syndrome. TV series Seinfeld, T.J. Hooker, Knots Landing, SeaQuest 2032, Star Trek: Voyager.

Richard Sears
tennis

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Dudley Sears
Nickname(s):
Dick
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Won US Open, then called National Championships (1881, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1886, 1887).

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Robin Moore
writer

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Lowell Moore Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Books The French Connection, The Green Berets.

Rolf Benirschke
football, tv

Real/Birth Name:
Rolf Joachim Benirschke
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Placekicker. Teams University of California, Davis, San Diego Chargers.

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Slaine
rapper, actor

Real/Birth Name:
George Carroll
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age:
43 or 44
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Albums The White Man Is the Devil Vol. 1, A Brand You Can Trust. Group Special Teamz. Movies The Town, Gone Baby Gone, Killing Them Softly. TV series The Cape.

Sonny Tufts
actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Bowen Charlton Tufts III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Cottonpickin' Chickenpickers, The Seven Year Itch, The Virginian (1946), Cat-Women of the Moon.

Souleye
rapper

Real/Birth Name:
Mario Treadway
Also Known As:
Souleye
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
40
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Younger than Alanis Morissette by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Songs Spin the Bottle, Night Owl.

Stephanie Wilson
space

Real/Birth Name:
Stephanie Diana Wilson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut.

Space Missions:

STS-120
Shuttle Discovery, launched October 23, 2007

Duration: 15d 2h 23m 55s.
STS-121
Shuttle Discovery, launched July 04, 2006

Duration: 12d 18h 36m 48s.
STS-131
Shuttle Discovery, launched April 05, 2010

Duration: 15d 2h 47m 11s.

Story Musgrave
space, doctor, aviator, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Franklin Story Musgrave
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Mission specialist in 1983, the payload commander in 1993, mission specialist in 1996.

Space Missions:

SpaceLab 2 (1985)
July 29. Aboard Challenger on mission STS-51-F.
STS-33
Shuttle Discovery, launched November 22, 1989

Duration: 5d 0h.
STS-44
Shuttle Atlantis, launched November 24, 1991

Duration: 6d 22h.
STS-51-F
Shuttle Challenger, launched July 29, 1985

Duration: 7d 22h.
STS-6
Shuttle Challenger, launched April 04, 1983

Duration: 5d 0h.
STS-61
Shuttle Endeavour, launched December 02, 1993

Duration: 10d 19h.
STS-80
Shuttle Columbia, launched November 19, 1996

Duration: 17d 15h.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Sumner Redstone
business

Real/Birth Name:
Sumner Murray Rothstein
Also Known As:
Sumner Murray Redstone
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
97
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Former head of CBS. Multi-bilion dollar investor.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry30 March 2012

Sylvia Plath
poet, writer, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Sylvia Plath
Also Known As:
Sylvia Plath Hughes
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
30
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
wife of
Ted Hughes, until she died.
Younger than Ted Hughes by 2 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Portry collection books The Colossus and Other Poems, Ariel.. Pulitzer Prize for the Colossus work, posthumously, in 1982. Suicide by carbon monoxide poisoning, with her head in a gas oven.

Temple Grandin
scientist, writer, educator, activist

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

Brief Facts:

Professor of animal science. Known for her autism and her lectures and writings. Subject of television film Temple Grandin.

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Token
actor, rapper

Real/Birth Name:
Ben Goldberg
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
22
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Patriots Day.

Tom Jameson
singer, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Earl Jameson
Also Known As:
T. Jameson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Group The Jamies. Song Summertime, Summertime released as a single in 1958. Died of cancer.

Touré
writer, columnist, news, rapper

Real/Birth Name:
Touré Neblett
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Articles about hip-hop in magazine Rolling Stone. News analyst on cable channel MSNBC TV show The Cycle.

Uma Thurman
actor, model, writer, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Uma Karuna Thurman
Also Known As:
U
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than Ethan Hawke by less than 1 year.
ex-wife of
Younger than Gary Oldman by 12 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies The Truth About Cats & Dogs, Pulp Fiction, Batman & Robin, Kill Bill: Vol. 1, Kill Bill: Vol. 2, Gattaca, The Producers, My Super Ex-Girlfriend, The Avengers (1998). TV series The Slap. Spokesmodel for Lancome cosmetics.

Uzo Aduba
actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Uzoamaka Nwanneka Aduba
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
39
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Orange Is the New Black. Broadway musical play Godspell. Live musical TV show The Wiz Live!.

Whitey Bulger
criminal, murdered

Real/Birth Name:
James Joseph Bulger Jr.
Nickname(s):
Whitey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Crime "boss", lived in hiding for many years. Convicted of racketeering, 19 counts of murder and more. Murdered while in prison.

Michael Bloomberg
business, mayor, activist, radio, news

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Rubens Bloomberg
Nickname(s):
Mike
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founder of businesses in news and finance. Mayor of New York City 2002-2013, Honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy
activist

Real/Birth Name:
Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
114
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

great grandmother of
grandmother of
grandmother of
mother of
mother of
mother of
mother of
grandmother of
great grandmother of
mother of
wife of
Joseph Kennedy Sr., until his earlier death.
Older than Joseph Kennedy Sr. by 8 years.
grandmother of
great grandmother of
great grandmother of
grandmother of
great grandmother of
grandmother of
mother of
great grandmother of
grandmother of
mother of
great grandmother of
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Mother of famous children.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Guru
rapper

Real/Birth Name:
Keith Elam
Also Known As:
Guru Keith E
Keithy E
MC Keith
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Son of a judge. Guru means Gifted Unlimited Rhymes Universal. Group Gang Starr with DJ Premier. Albums Step in the Arena, The Ownerz. Died of cancer. Birth year controversial - 1961 from arrest sheet and family member.

Joseph P. Kennedy II
business, US Representative

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Patrick Kennedy II
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

uncle of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin of
first cousin of
nephew of
son of
nephew of
nephew of
nephew of
first cousin of
first cousin once removed of
nephew of
grandson of
father of
first cousin once removed of
older brother of
Older than Kerry Kennedy by 6 years.
uncle of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin of
first cousin of
nephew of
first cousin once removed of
older brother of
Older than Robert F. Kennedy Jr. by 1 year.
first cousin of
son of
grandson of
first cousin once removed of
nephew of
nephew of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Democrat. US Representative from Massachusetts from 1987 to 1999.

Donnie Wahlberg
singer, actor, criminal, writer, composer, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Edmond Wahlberg Jr.
Also Known As:
Donald E. Wahlberg Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Older than Jenny McCarthy by 3 years.
older brother of
Older than Mark Wahlberg by 1 year.
younger brother of
Younger than Robert Wahlberg by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

In group New Kids on the Block. Songs Please Don't Go Girl, The Right Stuff, I'll Be Loving You Forever. Movies Ransom, What Doesn't Kill You, Righteous Kill, The Sixth Sense, Saw II, Saw III, Saw IV, Dreamcatcher in role of Duddits. TV shows Boomtown, Band of Brothers, Runaway, The Kill Point, Blue Bloods.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7072 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry9 October 2014 as a member of group New Kids on the Block.

Mark Wahlberg
actor, rapper, model, criminal, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg
Also Known As:
Marky Mark
Mark R. Wahlberg
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Donnie Wahlberg by 1 year.
younger brother of
Younger than Robert Wahlberg by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Model for Calvin Klein. Convicted of crimes as a teenager. Album Music for the People. Movies Patriots Day, Deepwater Horizon, Lone Survivor, The Departed, Fear, The Perfect Storm, I Heart Huckabees, Boogie Nights, Four Brothers, Invincible, We Own the Night, The Italian Job, Planet of the Apes (2001), The Lovely Bones, Date Night.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6259 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry29 July 2010

Robert Wahlberg
producer, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Robert G. Wahlberg
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
52, 21 days before his 53rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Donnie Wahlberg by 1 year.
older brother of
Older than Mark Wahlberg by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies The Departed, Mystic River, Gone Baby Gone.

Black Dahlia
murdered

Real/Birth Name:
Elizabeth Short
Nickname(s):
Beth
Betty Short
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
22
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wanted to be an actress. Murder was never solved. Body cut in half. Possible death date January 14.

Anthony Michael Hall
actor, producer, director

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Anthony Hall
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Live by Night, The Breakfast Club, Sixteen Candles, Weird Science, The Dark Knight, Pirates of Silicon Valley, Vacation, Edward Scissorhands. TV series The Dead Zone.
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