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Aeneas Williams

Real/Birth Name:
Aeneas Demetrius Williams
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

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Cornerback, free safety. Teams Phoenix Cardinals, Arizona Cardinals, St. Louis Rams. Became a pastor. Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame 2010. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2014. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 2013. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 2008. St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2014. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2016. Arizona Cardinals Ring of Honor 2008. Southwestern Athletic Conference Hall of Fame 2014.

Al Hirt

Real/Birth Name:
Alois Maxwell Hirt
Nickname(s):
Jumbo
The Round Mound of Sound
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

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

Angélica María

Real/Birth Name:
Angélica María Hartman Ortiz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

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American born Mexican actress. Movies To Kill a Stranger, Sea of Dreams. TV series Qué bonito amor Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater; ceremony: 25 May 2016.

Anne Rice

Real/Birth Name:
Howard Allen O'Brien
Also Known As:
Anne Rampling
A. N. Roquelaure
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Chose name Anne as a child. Writer of novels about vampires - book and movie Interview with the Vampire. Books The Vampire Lestat, The Queen of the Damned. Movie Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles

Anthony Mackie

Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Dwane Mackie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
40
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Hollywood Homicide, Shelter, Love the Coopers, Million Dollar Baby, Hurt Locker, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Notorious, The Manchurian Candidate (2004). Broadway plays A Behanding in Spokane, Drowning Crow, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

B.G.

Real/Birth Name:
Christopher Dorsey
Also Known As:
Baby Gangsta
BG
The B. G.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

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Member group Hot Boys. Group Chopper City Boyz. Album Chopper City in the Ghetto which introduced the term "Bling-Bling" for jewelry. Arrested November 2009 for gun possession.

Baby Boy Da Prince

Real/Birth Name:
Lawrence Cennett
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age:
32 or 33
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Album Across the Water. Song The Way I Live

Baby Dodds

Real/Birth Name:
Warren Dodds
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Drummer. Last name pronounced "dots." Also played Dixieland music. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 2010. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1991.

Ben Turpin

Real/Birth Name:
Bernard Turpin
Also Known As:
Benjamin T. Turpin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Silent films. Known for pratfalls and crossed eyes. Last movie Saps at Sea in a bit part. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1651 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Birdman

Real/Birth Name:
Bryan Christile Williams
Also Known As:
Bryan "Birdman" Williams
Bryan "Baby" Williams
Baby aka the #1 Stunna
B-32
Baby
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Slim by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

New Orleans based Cash Money Records - co-founder. Album Birdman. Movie Baller Blockin'. Arrested on weapons and fraudulent driver's license charges 29 Jan 2006.

Bob Clark

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

Brief Facts:

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

Boots Mallory

Real/Birth Name:
Patricia Mallory
Also Known As:
"Boots" Mallory
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than William Cagney by 8 years.

Brief Facts:

Member WAMPAS Baby Stars (1932). Broadway revue Ziegfeld Follies of 1931. Movie The Wolf Dog

C-Murder

Real/Birth Name:
Corey Miller
Also Known As:
C-Miller
C. Miller
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Convicted of 2nd degree murder in a second trial. Sentenced to 10 years prison. Group Tru with his brothers. Albums Life or Death, Trapped in Crime

Candy Candido

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

Brief Facts:

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

Carl Weathers

Real/Birth Name:
Carl Weathers
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
70, 31 days before his 71st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams San Diego State University, Oakland Raiders, BC Lions. Movies Predator, Rocky, Rocky II, Rocky III, Rocky IV, Force 10 from Navarone, Hurricane Smith. TV series In the Heat of the Night, Brothers, Street Justice

Choppa

Real/Birth Name:
Darwin Turner
Also Known As:
Da Real Chopper
Gender:
Male
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

New Orleans rapper. Song Choppa Style. Albums Da Real Choppa, Straight from the N.O.. Movie Hollywood Homicide

Claudette Rogers

Real/Birth Name:
Claudette Marie Rogers
Also Known As:
Claudette Rogers Robinson
Nickname(s):
First Lady of Motown
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

cousin of
ex-wife of
Younger than Smokey Robinson by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Member of group The Miracles Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2011 as a member of The Miracles.
Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2015 as a member of The Miracles.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2012 as a member of The Miracles.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2015 as a member of The Miracles.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a member of The Miracles.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: The Miracles for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Clyde Drexler

Real/Birth Name:
Clyde Austin Drexler
Nickname(s):
The Glide
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shooting guard / small forward. Teams University of Houston, Portland Trail Blazers, Houston Rockets, Dream Team. Coach, team University of Houston. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2004. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. University of Houston Cougars Hall of Honor 1998. Olympic Gold Medal 1992.

Collie Buddz

Real/Birth Name:
Colin Harper
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
37
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Reggae & dancehall, song Come Around

Cosimo Matassa

Real/Birth Name:
Cosimo Vincent Matassa
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Recording engineer and studio owner, early rock and roll. Blues Hall of Fame 2013. Louisiana Blues Hall of Fame. Louisiana Music Hall of Fame. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2012.

Curren$y

Real/Birth Name:
Shante Anthony Franklin
Also Known As:
Currensy
Nickname(s):
Tha Hot Spitta
Curren$y Tha Fly Spitta
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age:
34 or 35
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Where Da Cash At. Albums This Ain't No Mixtape, Jet Files

Dawn Richard

Real/Birth Name:
Dawn Angelique Richard
Also Known As:
Dawn
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
35
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

R&B and Pop girl group Danity Kane. Songs Show Stopper, Ride for You, Damaged. Album Welcome to the Dollhouse

Deacon John

Real/Birth Name:
John Moore
Also Known As:
Deacon John Moore
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitar. Louisiana Music Hall of Fame 2008. Louisiana Blues Hall of Fame 2000.

DJ Khaled

Real/Birth Name:
Khaled bin Abdul Khaled
Also Known As:
Khaled Khaled
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
43, 18 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Miami-based Palestinian-American producer and DJ. Album We the Best

Dorothy Lamour

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Leta Dorothy Slaton
Nickname(s):
Dottie
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Series of movies: Road to Singapore, Road to Rio, Road to Bali etc., with Bob Hope, Bing Crosby. Movies Jungle Princess, The Greatest Show on Earth. A popular pin-up girl in World War II. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6332 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6240 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Dr. John

Real/Birth Name:
Malcolm John Rebennack Jr.
Also Known As:
Mac Rebennack
Dr. John the Night Tripper
Dr. John Creaux
Nickname(s):
Mac
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
78, 23 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Albums Gris Gris, In the Right Place. Movies Lightning in a Bottle, Blues Brothers 2000. Pianist. Blues Hall of Fame 2007. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2011. Louisiana Music Hall of Fame. Louisiana Blues Hall of Fame.

Eli Manning

Real/Birth Name:
Elisha Nelson Manning
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
37, 20 days before his 38th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

son of
younger brother of
Younger than Peyton Manning by 4 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback for teams University of Mississippi, New York Giants (NFL). Maxwell Award 2003. Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award 2003. Walter Payton Award 2017. Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award 2016.

Ellis Marsalis

Real/Birth Name:
Ellis Louis Marsalis Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
84, 30 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

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Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Jazz pianist. Louisiana Music Hall of Fame 2006.

Elmore Leonard

Real/Birth Name:
Elmore John Leonard 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:

Novel and film Get Shorty

Ernie K-Doe

Real/Birth Name:
Ernest Kador Jr.
Nickname(s):
Emperor K-Doe
the Emperor of the Universe
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

New Orleans R&B singer. Song Mother-In-Law. Louisiana Music Hall of Fame.

Fats Domino

Real/Birth Name:
Antoine Dominique Domino Jr.
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:

Brief Facts:

Height 5' 5". Songs Blueberry Hill, I'm in the Mood for Love, I'm Walkin', Ain't That a Shame. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1986. Blues Hall of Fame 2003. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1998. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. National Medal of Arts 1998. Delta Music Museum Hall of Fame. Louisiana Music Hall of Fame. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2016. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6616 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Frank Ocean

Real/Birth Name:
Christopher Breaux
Also Known As:
Christopher Francis Ocean
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
31
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Legally changed name in 2010 to Christopher Francis Ocean. Songs Novacane, Swim Good

Garrett Morris

Real/Birth Name:
Garrett Gonzalez Morris
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Saturday Night Live, 2 Broke Girls, General Hospital, The Jamie Foxx Show. Movie Coneheads

Harry Connick Jr.

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Harry Fowler Connick Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Independence Day, Hope Floats. TV series Will & Grace. Broadway musical Pajama Game. Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame 2011.

Isiah Robertson

Real/Birth Name:
Isiah Robertson
Nickname(s):
Butch
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Teams Southern University, Los Angeles Rams, Buffalo Bills. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2017. Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame 2010. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1996.

Janice Kreutzmann

Real/Birth Name:
Janice Beryl Shaughnessy
Nickname(s):
Jneece
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63, 6 days before her 64th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Mother of Bill Kreutzmann. Dance instructor.

Jay Electronica

Real/Birth Name:
Timothy Elpadaro Thedford
Also Known As:
Je'Ri Allah
Jay Elect
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Hip-hop music without drums. Had a baby with Erykah Badu. Album Style Wars

Jeffrey Hunter

Real/Birth Name:
Henry Herman McKinnies Jr.
Also Known As:
Jeff Hunter
Nickname(s):
Hank
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies King of Kings, The Longest Day Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6918 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Jelly Roll Morton

Real/Birth Name:
Ferdinand Joseph Lamothe
Also Known As:
Ferdinand Morton
Ferd Morton
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Birthday may be October 20, 1890. World War I draft registration card shows September 13, 1884. Confusion over his birth name also, may have been LaMenthe or LaMotte. Jazz pianist. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1998. Claimed he wrote songs Alabama Bound, Tiger Rag, copyrighted by others. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1963. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1982. Gennett Records Walk of Fame 2007. Louisiana Music Hall of Fame. Louisiana Blues Hall of Fame. Nesuhi Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame 2004.

John Larroquette

Real/Birth Name:
John Bernard Larroquette
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
71, 19 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Ri¢hie Ri¢h. TV series Night Court, Boston Legal. Broadway musical play How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Juvenile

Real/Birth Name:
Terius Gray
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
43
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Back That Azz Up, Bounce for the Juvenile, Slow Motion. Group Hot Boys. Album Juve the Great. Movies Baller Blockin', Hood Angels

Kitty Carlisle

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

Relationships:

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

Brief Facts:

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

Ledisi

Real/Birth Name:
Ledisi Anibade Young
Also Known As:
Ledisi Young
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

R&B/soul singer from New Orleans. First name means "to bring forth" or "to come here" in Yoruba language. Known for scat style. Albums Feeling Orange but Sometimes Blue, Turn Me Loose, Pieces of Me. Movie Leatherheads

Lee Dorsey

Real/Birth Name:
Irving Lee Dorsey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61, 23 days before his 62nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Ya Ya, Working in the Coal Mine

Leonard Lee

Real/Birth Name:
Leonard Lee
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
40
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group Shirley and Lee. Song Let the Good Times Roll. Died of a heart attack at age 40.

Lester Lautenschlaeger

Real/Birth Name:
Lester Joseph Lautenschlaeger
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Team Tulane University. Louisiana House of Representatives from 1928 to 1932. College Football Hall of Fame 1975. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1983. Tulane Athletics Hall of Fame 1977.

Lil Chuckee

Real/Birth Name:
Rashad Ballard
Gender:
Male
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

New Orleans teen rapper with Young Money Entertainment.

Lil Wayne

Real/Birth Name:
Dwayne Michael Carter Jr.
Also Known As:
Lil' Wayne
Weezy F. Baby
Young Carter
Birdman Jr.
Lil Weezy
Shrimp Daddy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
36
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Albums Tha Carter, Tha Block is Hot, Tha Carter II, Tha Carter III. Group Hot Boys from New Orleans. Movie Baller Blockin'. Father's last name is Turner, Carter is mother's last name. Guilty plea to a gun possesion charge.

Lil Wil

Real/Birth Name:
Wil Martin
Also Known As:
Lil' Wil
Gender:
Male
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song My Dougie

Lil' Fizz

Real/Birth Name:
Dreux Pierre Frédéric
Also Known As:
Lil Fizz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
33, 18 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Boy band B2K. Song Uh Huh. Movie You Got Served. Album Payday

Linda Hopkins

Real/Birth Name:
Melinda Helen Matthews
Also Known As:
L'I'll Helen Matthews
Gender:
Female
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:

Movies Mitzi... Roarin' in the 20's, Leprechaun 2, Honkeytonk Man, Rockin' the Blues. Broadway musical play Inner City Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6233 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 1 October 2005.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Lloyd

Real/Birth Name:
Lloyd Harlin Polite Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
32, 20 days before his 33rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Name is pronounced Po-leet. Song Southside with Ashanti. Album Street Love

Lonnie Johnson

Real/Birth Name:
Alonzo Johnson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitar and violin. Died months after a car struck him. Blues Hall of Fame 1990. Gennett Records Walk of Fame 2010. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Louisiana Blues Hall of Fame.

Louis Armstrong

Real/Birth Name:
Louis Daniel Armstrong
Nickname(s):
Satchmo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69, 29 days before his 70th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Hello, Dolly!, What a Wonderful World, I'm a Ding Dong Daddy from Dumas, That Lucky Old Sun, When You're Smiling. Movie Hello, Dolly!. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1990. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1952. Long Island Music Hall of Fame. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1978. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. Gennett Records Walk of Fame 2007. Louisiana Music Hall of Fame. ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2001. Nesuhi Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame 2004. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2017. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7018 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Mack Maine

Real/Birth Name:
Jermaine Preyan
Gender:
Male
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song This Is Just a Mixtape. Also featured with other rappers.

Magic

Real/Birth Name:
Awood Johnson
Also Known As:
Mr. Magic
Awood Magic Johnson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
37
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Albums White Eyes, Sky's the Limit Died in a car accident. Movie Hollywood Homicide

Mahalia Jackson

Real/Birth Name:
Mahala Jackson
Nickname(s):
Halie
The Queen of Gospel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Gospel singer, also active in the civil rights movement. Louisiana Music Hall of Fame 2008. Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame 1995. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1997. GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame 1978. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6840 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 1 September 1988.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Mannie Fresh

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

Brief Facts:

Album The Mind of Mannie Fresh

Mitch Landrieu

Real/Birth Name:
Mitchell Joseph Landrieu
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
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Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Mary Landrieu by 4 years.
son of

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Brief Facts:

Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana and mayor of New Orleans.

Patricia Clarkson

Real/Birth Name:
Patricia Davies Clarkson
Nickname(s):
Patty
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
58, 15 days before her 59th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Broadway play The Elephant Man. Movies The Untouchables, Far from Heaven, Shutter Island, The Green Mile, Friends with Benefits, Vicky Cristina Barcelona. TV series Murder One, Frasier

Pauley Perrette

Real/Birth Name:
Pauley Perrette
Also Known As:
Pauley P
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Coyote Shivers by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Role of Abby Sciuto, the lab technician in TV series NCIS. TV shows The Drew Carey Show, Murder One, JAG, 24. Movies A Moment of Grace, Potheads: The Movie, The Ring, Almost Famous. Lead singer for all-female band Lo-Ball

Pete Fountain

Real/Birth Name:
Pierre Dewey LaFontaine Jr
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86, 34 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Clarinetist. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1997. Delta Music Museum Hall of Fame 2008. Louisiana Music Hall of Fame 2007.

Ray Walston

Real/Birth Name:
Herman Walston
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86, 30 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Sting, Fast Times at Ridgemont High. TV series My Favorite Martian. Some say born in Laurel, Mississippi. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7070 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater; ceremony: 8 December 1995.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Reese Witherspoon

Real/Birth Name:
Laura Jean Reese Witherspoon
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Ryan Phillippe by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Height 5' 1". Model as a child. Movies Fear, Freeway, Man in the Moon, Legally Blonde, Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde, Sweet Home Alabama, Water for Elephants, Wild, Rendition, Walk the Line in role as June Carter Cash. See June Carter Cash Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6262 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Richard Simmons

Real/Birth Name:
Milton Teagle Simmons
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Exercise guru and weight loss advocate. TV showa The Richard Simmons Show, General Hospital. National Fitness Hall of Fame 2006.

Richie Petitbon

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Alvin Petitbon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams Chicago Bears, Los Angeles Rams, Washington Redskins. Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame 1979. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1992. Washington Redskins Ring of Fame. Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame 2015. Tulane Athletics Hall of Fame 1980.

Rico Love

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Preston Butler Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
36, 11 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Manages his own independent record label, Division 1 Records, based in Milwaukee.

Rusty Staub

Real/Birth Name:
Daniel Joseph Staub
Nickname(s):
Le Grand Orange
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73, 3 days before his 74th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Right fielder, designated hitter, and first baseman. Teams Houston Colt .45s / Astros, Montreal Expos, New York Mets, Detroit Tigers, Texas Rangers, New York Mets. Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame 1989. Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame 2013. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1989. New York Mets Hall of Fame 1986. Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame 2012.

Shirley Goodman

Real/Birth Name:
Shirley Mae Goodman
Also Known As:
Shirley Goodman Pixley
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69, 16 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group Shirley and Lee. Song Let the Good Times Roll. Later, pop/disco song Shame, Shame, Shame. Session singer with others.

Steve Foley

Real/Birth Name:
Stephen James Foley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
65, 33 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Safety / cornerback. Teams Tulane University, Jacksonville Express, Denver Broncos. 44 career interceptions for Denver. Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame 1992. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 2002.

Temeka Johnson

Real/Birth Name:
Temeka Rochelle Johnson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
36
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Point guard. Teams Louisiana State University, Washington Mystics, Bnei Yehuda, Lotos VBW Clima Gdynia, Los Angeles Sparks, Raanana Hasharon, Phoenix Mercury, Maccabi Bnot Ashdod, USO Mondeville, Dynamo Kursk, Tulsa Shock, Seattle Storm, Nadezhda Orenburg, AGÜ Spor. Nancy Lieberman Award 2005.

Tommy Casanova

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Henry Casanova III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive back. Teams Louisiana State University, Cincinnati Bengals. Republican, former member of the Louisiana State Senate. Opthalmologist and surgeon. College Football Hall of Fame 1995. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1985. LSU Athletic Hall of Fame 1980. Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1990.

Traci Adell

Real/Birth Name:
Traci Adell Sikkink
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Playboy Playmate of the Month for July 1994. Movies T.N.T., Dumb & Dumber

Truman Capote

Real/Birth Name:
Truman Streckfus Persons
Also Known As:
Truman Garcia Capote
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Adopted by his stepfather and renamed Truman Garcia Capote. Wrote the books In Cold Blood: A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences, Other Voices, Other Rooms, Breakfast at Tiffany's: A Short Novel and Three Stories. Famed for his party "The Black and White Ball." Subject of movie Capote. Movie Breakfast at Tiffany's based on his novella. Alabama Stage and Screen Hall of Fame 2001.

Tyler Perry

Real/Birth Name:
Emitt Perry Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series House of Payne. Movies Gone Girl, Alex Cross, Madea's Witness Protection, Diary of a Mad Black Woman, Madea's Family Reunion

Warren Perkins

Real/Birth Name:
Warren Charles Perkins
Nickname(s):
Red
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Forward. Teams Tulane University, Tri-Cities Blackhawks. Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame 1981. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 2007. Tulane Athletics Hall of Fame 1977.

Warrick Dunn

Real/Birth Name:
Warrick De'Mon Dunn
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
43, 22 days before his 44th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back. Teams Florida State University, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Atlanta Falcons. Atlanta Falcons Ring of Honor 2017. Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 2012. Byron "Whizzer" White NFL Man of the Year Award 2008. Walter Camp Man of the Year 2016. Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award 2004.

Will Clark

Real/Birth Name:
William Nuschler Clark Jr.
Nickname(s):
Will the Thrill
The Thrill
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First base. Teams San Francisco Giants, Texas Rangers, Baltimore Orioles, St. Louis Cardinals. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2007. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 2004. Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum 2008. Mississippi State Sports Hall of Fame 2003. National College Baseball Hall of Fame 2006.

Wingy Manone

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Matthews Manone
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Name pronounced Mah-KNOWN. Lost an arm in a streetcar accident. Trumpet musician. Song There'll Come a Time (Wait and See)

Wynton Marsalis

Real/Birth Name:
Wynton Learson Marsalis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Branford Marsalis by 1 year.
son of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Trumpeter. Also Classical music. Pulitzer Prize for Music 1997. Chevalier of the Legion of Honour. French Legion of Honor 2009. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1999. National Medal of Arts 2005.. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1996. National Humanities Medal 2015.

Young Greatness

Real/Birth Name:
Theodore Jones
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
34
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Moolah. Shot, sitting in his car.

Louis Prima

Real/Birth Name:
Louis Prima
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Keely Smith by 21 years.

Brief Facts:

Name pronounced "Loo-ee Pree-ma." Song That Old Black Magic. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1993. Louisiana Music Hall of Fame. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1615 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 25 July 2010.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Allen Toussaint

Real/Birth Name:
Allen Toussaint
Also Known As:
Al Tousan
Allen Orange
Naomi Neville
Clarence Toussaint
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pianist. Songs Fortune Teller, Sweet Touch of Love. Louisiana Blues Hall of Fame. Louisiana Music Hall of Fame. National Medal of Arts 2013. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1998. Songwriters Hall of Fame 2011. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2015. Blues Hall of Fame 2012.

Moon Landrieu

Real/Birth Name:
Maurice Edwin Landrieu
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Mayor of New Orleans 1970 to 1978. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under President Jimmy Carter from 1979 to 1981. Louisiana Political Museum and Hall of Fame 2004.
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