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8 Persons in the Italian-American National Hall of Fame:

Jimmy Durante

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Francis Durante
Nickname(s):
Schnozzola
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86, 12 days before his 87th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie:Famed for closing line of his TV show: "Goodnight, Mrs. Calabash... wherever you are!". Known for big nose and gravelly voice. Pianist.
Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
National Radio Hall of Fame 2007.
Italian-American National Hall of Fame 1980.
Gennett Records Walk of Fame 2016.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1606 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
A star at 1648 Vine Street for contributions to radio.

Joe DiMaggio

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Paul Dimaggio
Giuseppe Paolo DiMaggio Jr.
Nickname(s):
Joltin' Joe
the Yankee Clipper
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Dom DiMaggio by 2 years.
husband of
ex-husband of
Older than Marilyn Monroe by 11 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Vince DiMaggio by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Team:Outfielder. 56 game hitting streak set a record.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1955.
Yankee Stadium Monument Park 1969.
Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1980.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 1977.
Italian-American National Hall of Fame 1979.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Mario Andretti

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Mario Gabriele Andretti
Birth Date:
Age today:
77, 24 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

twin brother of
The same age as Aldo Andretti.
grandfather of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

NASCAR and Indianapolis 500 and other auto racing. Became a naturalized United States citizen in 1964.
Hoosier Auto Racing Hall of Fame 1970.
International Motorsports Hall of Fame 2000.
Long Beach Motorsports Walk of Fame 2008.
Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 1990.
Italian-American National Hall of Fame 1986.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.
Automotive Hall of Fame 2005.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame.

Mario Lanza

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Alfredo Arnold Cocozza
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies:Song:Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame.
Italian-American National Hall of Fame 1978.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6821 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
A star at 1751 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars:
A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 31 January 1998.

Phil Brito

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Philip Colombrito

Brief Facts:

Italian-American National Hall of Fame 1978.

Rocky Marciano

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Rocco Francis Marchegiano
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45, 1 day before his 46th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

International Boxing Hall of Fame 1990. Heavyweight. Never defeated. Died in a plane crash.
Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame 1976.
Italian-American National Hall of Fame 1979.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Tommy Lasorda

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Charles Lasorda
Birth Date:
Age today:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher and manager - best known as manager of team:National Baseball Hall of Fame 1997.
California Sports Hall of Fame 2007.
Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame 2006.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2009.
Italian-American National Hall of Fame 1982.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.
Major League Baseball Manager of the Year Award 1983.
Major League Baseball Manager of the Year Award 1988.
Anaheim / OC Walk of Stars:
A star for Sports fame.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with team Los Angeles Dodgers; ceremony: 20 June 2008.
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