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Aaron Neville
singer, R&B

Real/Birth Name:
Aaron Joseph Neville
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Album Warm Your Heart.

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Aeneas Williams
football, religion

Real/Birth Name:
Aeneas Demetrius Williams
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
52
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.

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Al Hirt
musician, jazz

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

Brief Facts:

Trumpet player. New Orleans Jazz.

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Angélica María
actor, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Angélica María Hartman Ortiz
Nickname(s):
La novia de Mexico (Mexico's sweetheart)
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

American born Mexican actress. Movies To Kill a Stranger, Sea of Dreams. Play Gigi. TV series Qué bonito amor. Songs El hombre de mi vida (The man of my life), Reina Y Cenicienta (Queen and Cinderella).

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater25 May 2016

Anne Rice
writer

Real/Birth Name:
Howard Allen O'Brien
Also Known As:
Anne Rampling
A. N. Roquelaure
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
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
actor, writer, producer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Dwane Mackie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Hurt Locker, 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.
rapper, accused

Real/Birth Name:
Christopher Dorsey
Also Known As:
Baby Gangsta
BG
The B. G.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
40
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
rapper

Real/Birth Name:
Lawrence Cennett
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age:
34 or 35
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Album Across the Water. Song The Way I Live.

Baby Dodds
jazz, musician

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.

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Ben Turpin
actor, comedy, stunts

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.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1651 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry

Birdman
rapper, business, actor, accused

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:
51
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
director, accident, producer, writer, actor, vehicle crash

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
actor, dancer, model, Broadway

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
rapper, criminal, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Corey Miller
Also Known As:
C-Miller
C. Miller
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
49
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
actor, singer, radio

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

Brief Facts:

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

Carl Weathers
actor, football, director, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Carl Weathers
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
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
rapper

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.

Chyna Whyte
rapper, R&B, singer, composer, criminal

Real/Birth Name:
Stephanie Christine Lewis
Also Known As:
Stephanie Martin
Gender:
Female
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Bia' Bia', Bag Lady.

Claudette Rogers
singer, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Claudette Annette Rogers
Also Known As:
Claudette Rogers Robinson
Nickname(s):
First Lady of Motown
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

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

Brief Facts:

Member of group The Miracles. Songs OOO Baby Baby, My Girl, Shop Around. Birth date Sept 1, 1942?.

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

Clyde Drexler
basketball, coach, actor, dancer

Real/Birth Name:
Clyde Austin Drexler
Nickname(s):
The Glide
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
58
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. Olympic Gold Medal 1992.

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Cokie Roberts
news, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Martha Corinne Morrison Claiborne Boggs
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

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Journalist. Political reporter for channels National Public Radio, ABC News. Book Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848-1868.

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Collie Buddz
singer, reggae music

Real/Birth Name:
Colin Harper
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
39
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Reggae & dancehall, song Come Around.

Cosimo Matassa
business, actor

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.

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Curren$y
rapper, style, skateboard

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:
36 or 37
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

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

Dawn Richard
R&B, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Dawn Angelique Richard
Also Known As:
Dawn
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
37
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
R&B, musician, blues, bandleader, singer

Real/Birth Name:
John Moore
Also Known As:
Deacon John Moore
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitar.

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DJ Khaled
rapper, dj, producer, radio

Real/Birth Name:
Khaled bin Abdul Khaled
Also Known As:
Khaled Khaled
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
45, 4 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
actor, singer, radio, model

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.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6332 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6240 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio

Dr. John
singer, blues, musician

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:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
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.

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Eli Manning
football

Real/Birth Name:
Elisha Nelson Manning
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
39
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.

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Quarterback for teams University of Mississippi, New York Giants (NFL).

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Ellis Marsalis Jr.
musician, jazz, educator

Real/Birth Name:
Ellis Louis Marsalis Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Jazz pianist. Died from pneumonia brought on by COVID-19.

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Elmore Leonard
writer

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
singer, R&B

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.

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Fats Domino
singer, composer, R&B

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:
Height:
5 feet 5 inches (165.1 cm)

Brief Facts:

Songs Blueberry Hill, I'm in the Mood for Love, I'm Walkin', Ain't That a Shame.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6616 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

Frank Ocean
rapper, composer, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Christopher Breaux
Also Known As:
Christopher Francis Ocean
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
33, 33 days after his birthday
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
actor, writer, producer, soap, singer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Garrett Gonzalez Morris
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
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.

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Harry Connick Jr.
singer, actor, musician, jazz, inventor, composer, activist, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Harry Fowler Connick Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
53
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.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry24 October 2019

Isiah Robertson
football

Real/Birth Name:
Isiah Robertson
Nickname(s):
Butch
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
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.

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Janice Kreutzmann
dancer, suicide

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
rapper, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Timothy Elpadaro Thedford
Also Known As:
Je'Ri Allah
Jay Elect
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
44
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
actor

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.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6918 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Jelly Roll Morton
musician, jazz, blues, bandleader, composer

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. Claimed he wrote songs Alabama Bound, Tiger Rag, copyrighted by others.

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John Larroquette
actor, producer, singer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
John Bernard Larroquette
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73, 5 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
rapper, accused, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Terius Gray
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
45
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
actor, singer

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.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6611 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Ledisi
singer, R&B, blues, jazz, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Ledisi Anibade Young
Also Known As:
Ledisi Young
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
48
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
singer, R&B

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
singer, R&B

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
football, coach, lawyer, politician

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.

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Lil Chuckee
rapper

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

Brief Facts:

New Orleans teen rapper with Young Money Entertainment.

Lil Wayne
rapper, actor, criminal

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:
38
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
rapper

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

Brief Facts:

Song My Dougie.

Lil' Fizz
singer, dancer, R&B

Real/Birth Name:
Dreux Pierre Frédéric
Also Known As:
Lil Fizz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
35, 4 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
actor, singer, blues, Broadway, Tony Award

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.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6233 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry1 October 2005

Lloyd
singer, R&B

Real/Birth Name:
Lloyd Harlin Polite Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
34
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
musician, blues, jazz, singer, composer

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.

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Louis Armstrong
musician, singer, bandleader, jazz

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!.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7018 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

Luke Hawx
wrestling, actor, stunts

Real/Birth Name:
Oren Hawxhurst
Also Known As:
Altar Boy Luke
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
39
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Also promoter. Movie The Fate of the Furious.

Mack Maine
rapper

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

Brief Facts:

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

Magic
rapper, accident, vehicle crash

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.

Magnolia Shorty
rapper, murdered

Real/Birth Name:
Renetta Yemika Lowe-Bridgewater
Nickname(s):
Queen of Bounce
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
28
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bounce music. Shot and killed, likely gang related.

Mahalia Jackson
singer, R&B, activist, gospel

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.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6840 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry1 September 1988

Mannie Fresh
rapper, producer, dj

Real/Birth Name:
Byron O. Thomas
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Album The Mind of Mannie Fresh.

Marshall Faulk
football, sports analyst

Real/Birth Name:
Marshall William Faulk
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back. Teams San Diego State University, Indianapolis Colts, St. Louis Rams.

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Mitch Landrieu
mayor, politician

Real/Birth Name:
Mitchell Joseph Landrieu
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

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

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana and mayor of New Orleans.

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Patricia Clarkson
actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Patricia Davies Clarkson
Nickname(s):
Patty
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
60, 29 days before her 61st 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 Station Agent, The Untouchables, Far from Heaven, Shutter Island, The Green Mile, Friends with Benefits, Vicky Cristina Barcelona. TV series Murder One, Frasier.

Pauley Perrette
actor, producer, director, poet, activist, singer, photographer, model

Real/Birth Name:
Pauley Perrette
Also Known As:
Pauley P
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
51
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
musician, jazz

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.

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Peyton Manning
football, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Peyton Williams Manning
Nickname(s):
The Sheriff
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
44
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

son of
older brother of
Older than Eli Manning by 4 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback for teams University of Tennessee, Indianapolis Colts, Denver Broncos.

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Ray Walston
actor

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.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7070 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater8 December 1995

Reese Witherspoon
actor, singer, producer, model, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Laura Jean Reese Witherspoon
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
44
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:
Height:
5 feet 1 inches (154.94 cm)

Relationships:

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

Brief Facts:

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.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6262 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Rich Jackson
football

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Samuel Jackson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 3 inches (190.5 cm)

Brief Facts:

Defensive end / linebacker. Teams Oakland Raiders, Denver Broncos, Cleveland Browns.

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Richard Simmons
tv, fitness, producer, actor, soap

Real/Birth Name:
Milton Teagle Simmons
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Exercise guru and weight loss advocate. TV shows The Richard Simmons Show, General Hospital.

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Richie Petitbon
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Alvin Petitbon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
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.

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Rico Love
rapper, composer, business, R&B

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Preston Butler Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
37, 3 days before his 38th 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
baseball

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.

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Shirley Goodman
singer, R&B

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.

Sidney Bechet
jazz, musician, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Sidney Bechet
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62, his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Jazz and Dixieland. Saxophonist, clarinetist. Songs Muskrat Ramble, Petite Fleur.

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Steve Foley
football

Real/Birth Name:
Stephen James Foley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
67, 19 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.

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Temeka Johnson
basketball

Real/Birth Name:
Temeka Rochelle Johnson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
38
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.

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Tommy Casanova
football, doctor, politician

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Henry Casanova III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
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.

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Traci Adell
model, actor, playmate

Real/Birth Name:
Traci Adell Sikkink
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
51
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
writer, parties, adopted

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.

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Tyler Perry
director, writer, producer, composer, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Emmitt Perry Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
51
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:

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

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7024 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry1 October 2019

Warren Perkins
basketball

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.

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Warrick Dunn
football, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Warrick De'Mon Dunn
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
45
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.

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Will Clark
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
William Nuschler Clark Jr.
Nickname(s):
Will the Thrill
The Thrill
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
56
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.

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Wingy Manone
musician, composer, bandleader, singer

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
musician, composer, educator, jazz

Real/Birth Name:
Wynton Learson Marsalis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
59
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 2009.

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Young Greatness
rapper, murdered

Real/Birth Name:
Theodore Joseph Jones III
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 outside a Waffle House restaurant.

Louis Prima
singer, bandleader, actor, composer, lyricist

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.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1615 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry25 July 2010

Allen Toussaint
musician, singer, R&B, blues, jazz, composer, producer

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.

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Moon Landrieu
mayor, politician, cabinet, judge

Real/Birth Name:
Maurice Edwin Landrieu
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
90
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.

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