Guess Who This Is

74 Persons in the United States Olympic Hall of Fame:

Web Site:
Years Active:
1984-1992, and 2004-present

Al Oerter

Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Oerter Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71, 12 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Discus throw athlete, Won Olympic Gold at four consecutive games in 1956, 1960, 1964 and 1968. Nassau County Sports Hall of Fame 2005. Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 1976. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1974. Mt. SAC Relays Hall of Fame 1979. National High School Hall of Fame 1987. Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame 1990.

Alice Coachman

Real/Birth Name:
Alice Marie Coachman
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1948. Won the high jump event. The first African-American woman to win gold in the Olympics. Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1979. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1991. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1975.

Alvin Kraenzlein

Real/Birth Name:
Alvin Christian Kraenzlein
Nickname(s):
Al
The father of the modern hurdling technique
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
51, 25 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Hurdler, long jump, 60 metres race. Olympic Gold Medal 1900 times 4. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1974. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1952.

Avery Brundage

Real/Birth Name:
Avery Brundage
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:

Pentathlon. Sports administrator. President of the IOC (Olympics). Promoter of amateur sports. Fought against a boycott of the 1936 Berlin Olympics. In charge at the Munich event when Israelis were killed. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1974. United States Olympic Hall of Fame.

Babe Didrikson Zaharias

Real/Birth Name:
Mildred Ella Didriksen
Also Known As:
Mildred Ella Didrikson
Babe Didrikson
Babe Zaharias
Nickname(s):
Babe
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Called Babe by childhood friends who thought she batted like Babe Ruth. Name changed from Didriksen after it was accidentally spelled Didrikson. Olympic Gold Medal 1932 in Los Angeles in the javelin and hurdles events, second in high jump. Played semiprofessional women's basketball. Later became a pro golfer, co-founder of the LPGA tour. Considered the greatest female athlete of the 20th century. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1983. Honored on an 18 cent US postage stamp. National Women's Hall of Fame 1976. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1980. World Golf Hall of Fame 1951. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1974. Colorado Women's Hall of Fame 2008. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1964. Colorado Sports Hall of Fame 1974. Texas Track and Field Coaches Hall of Fame 2016. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Bart Conner

Real/Birth Name:
Bart Wayne Conner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Older than Nadia Comăneci by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1984. Movie Peaceful Warrior. International Gymnastics Hall of Fame 1997. Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame 1996. Oklahoma Hall of Fame 2012. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. National High School Hall of Fame 1986.

Bill Toomey

Real/Birth Name:
William Anthony Toomey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Set the world record in the decathlon in December 1969. Olympic Gold Medal 1968 in decathlon. Colorado Sports Hall of Fame 1971. Mt. SAC Relays Hall of Fame 1992. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1975. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. James E. Sullivan Award 1969.

Billy Mills

Real/Birth Name:
William Mervin Mills
Also Known As:
Makata Taka Hela
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Native American, a member of the Ogala Lakota (Sioux) Tribe. Olympic Gold Medal 1964 games at Tokyo, in the 10,000 meter event. San Diego Hall of Champions 1970. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1984. National Distance Running Hall of Fame 1999. Kansas Hall of Fame. South Dakota Hall of Fame 1980. American Indian Athletic Hall of Fame 1978. Presidential Citizens Medal 2012. Breitbard Hall of Fame 1970. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1976. National High School Hall of Fame 1990. Theodore Roosevelt Award 2014. Sacramento Walk of Stars: A star at L Street; ceremony: 2017.

Bob Hayes

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Lee Hayes
Nickname(s):
Bullet Bob
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Olympic runner. Wide receiver. Team Dallas Cowboys. The only man to win both Olympic gold and a Super Bowl ring. Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor 2001. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2009. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1970. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1997. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2011. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2004. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1976. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Texas Track and Field Coaches Hall of Fame 2017.

Bob Mathias

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Bruce Mathias
Nickname(s):
Bob
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

US Representative from California 1967-1975. Olympic Gold Medal, in the decathlon two consecutive times. California Sports Hall of Fame 2007. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1981. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1983. DeMolay International Alumni Association Hall of Fame 1989. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1974. Stanford Athletic Hall of Fame. National High School Hall of Fame 1989. Theodore Roosevelt Award 1995. James E. Sullivan Award 1948.

Bobby Morrow

Real/Birth Name:
Bobby Joe Morrow
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
83, 34 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Sprinter. Olympic Gold Medal 1956 in 100 meters. Olympic Gold Medal 1956 in 200 meters. Olympic Gold Medal 1956 in 4x100 meters relay. Texas Track and Field Coaches Hall of Fame 2016. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1975. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 1956. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. James E. Sullivan Award 1957.

Bonnie Blair

Real/Birth Name:
Bonnie Kathleen Blair
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

A speedskater. 5 times Olympic Gold Medal. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 2001. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1995. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 1994. James E. Sullivan Award 1992.

Brian Boitano

Real/Birth Name:
Brian Anthony Boitano
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
55, 27 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

1988 Olympic champion, 1986 & 1988 World Champion, and 1985-1988 US National Champion in figure skating. United States Skating Hall of Fame 1996. World Figure Skating Hall of Fame 1996. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2010. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 2008. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Bud Greenspan

Real/Birth Name:
Jonah J. Greenspan
Joseph Greenspan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Known for televising and documenting the Olympic Games. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 2004. International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1994. International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1995.

Caitlyn Jenner

Real/Birth Name:
William Bruce Jenner
Also Known As:
Bruce Jenner
Caitlyn Marie Jenner
Gender:
Female (changed from) Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69, 21 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

was father of
was father of
was father of
husband of
Older than Kris Jenner by 5 years.
was father of
husband of
Older than Linda Thompson by less than 1 year.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Became a female in 2015 Official name change (to Caitlyn Marie Jenner) and gender change in September 2015. As a male, Olympic Gold Medal 1972 and Olympic Gold Medal 1976 in the decathlon event. Motivational speaker. Has a problem with dyslexia. Movie Can't Stop the Music. TV series CHiPs, Keeping Up with the Kardashians. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1994. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1986. Connecticut Sports Hall of Fame 1994. Iowa Sports Hall of Fame 1982. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1980. Arthur Ashe Courage Award 2015. James E. Sullivan Award 1976.

Carl Lewis

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Carlton Lewis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Carol Lewis by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Specializing in sprint and long jump. Won 10 Olympic medals including 9 Olympic Gold Medal wins. 10 World Championships medals, 8 of which were gold. New Jersey Hall of Fame 2010. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1999. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2005. New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 2001. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 2001. Jesse Owens Award 1982. Jesse Owens Award 1991. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Mt. SAC Relays Hall of Fame 1984. Texas Track and Field Coaches Hall of Fame 2016. University of Houston Cougars Hall of Honor 1998. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013. James E. Sullivan Award 1981.

David Robinson

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

Brief Facts:

Height 7' 1". Center. Teams Navy, The Dream Team, San Antonio Spurs. 20,790 points as a pro. Olympic Gold Medal 1992 with the US team. . Olympic Gold Medal 1996 with the US team. Adolph F Rupp Trophy 1987. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2009. NBA Most Valuable Player Award 1995. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 2008. Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame 2015. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 2003. FIBA Hall of Fame 2013. John R Wooden Award 1987. Naismith College Player of the Year 1987.

Debbie Meyer

Real/Birth Name:
Deborah Elizabeth Meyer
Also Known As:
Deborah Webber
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1968 three events. International Swimming Hall of Fame 1977. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1987. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. National High School Hall of Fame 2004. James E. Sullivan Award 1968. Sacramento Walk of Stars: A star at 1801 L Street; ceremony: 31 August 2016.

Dick Button

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Totten Button
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Does commentary at ice skating competitions. World Figure Skating Hall of Fame 1976. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1983. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1970. New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 1995. James E. Sullivan Award 1949.

Dick Ebersol

Real/Birth Name:
Duncan Dickie Ebersol
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21

Relationships:

husband of
Younger than Susan St. James by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Executive producer of TV show Saturday Night Live in the early 1980s. Also the Atlanta Olympics. President of NBC Sports. Injured in a plane crash November 2004 - a young son died. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 2005. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 2005. Walter Camp Distinguished American Award 1996.

Dick Fosbury

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Douglas Fosbury
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Changed the way athletes did the high jump in 1968 with his style "the Fosbury Flop". United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1992. Oregon Sports Hall of Fame. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1981. National High School Hall of Fame 2018.

Don Schollander

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Arthur Schollander
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1964 in 4 events. Olympic Gold Medal 1968 in the 4×200-meter freestyle relay. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1986. International Swimming Hall of Fame 1965. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. James E. Sullivan Award 1964.

Donna de Varona

Real/Birth Name:
Donna Elizabeth DeVarona
Also Known As:
Donna De Varona
Nickname(s):
Liz
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Joanna Kerns by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1964. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1987. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1983. National Women's Hall of Fame 2003. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1987. International Swimming Hall of Fame 1969. Theodore Roosevelt Award 2003.

Dorothy Hamill

Real/Birth Name:
Dorothy Stuart Hamill
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Dean Paul Martin by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1976 Innsbruck Winter Olympic Games. Known for her haircut style. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1991. United States Figure Skating Hall of Fame 1991. World Figure Skating Hall of Fame 2000. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1998. Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame 2007.

Duke Kahanamoku

Real/Birth Name:
Duke Paoa Kahinu Makoe Hulikohoa Kahanamoku
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Hawaiian. Spread the surfing sport around the world. Olympic swimmer 1912, '20, '24. Silent movie Lord Jim (1925) and movie Mister Roberts. Hawaii Sports Hall of Fame 1978. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1984. Surfing Walk of Fame 1994. International Swimming Hall of Fame 1965.

Edwin Moses

Real/Birth Name:
Edwin Corley Moses
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won Olympic Gold Medal 1976 andOlympic Gold Medal 1984 in the 400 m hurdles. Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1998. Jesse Owens Award 1981. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1994. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame. Mt. SAC Relays Hall of Fame 1981. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 1984. James E. Sullivan Award 1983.

Eric Heiden

Real/Birth Name:
Eric Arthur
Heiden
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Beth Heiden by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Speed skating. Became an ortopedic surgeon. Olympic Gold Medal 1980 500 meters. Olympic Gold Medal 1980 500 meters. Olympic Gold Medal 1980 1000 meters. Olympic Gold Medal 1980 1500 meters. Olympic Gold Medal 1980 5000 meters. Olympic Gold Medal 1980 10,000 meters. Madison Sports Hall of Fame 1989. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1990. National Speedskating Museum and Hall of Fame 1989. James E. Sullivan Award 1980.

Evelyn Ashford

Real/Birth Name:
Evelyn Ashford
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1984 100-meter dash. Olympic Gold Medal 1984 4×100 meter relay. Olympic Gold Medal 1988. Olympic Gold Medal 1992. UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame 1990. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1997. Mt. SAC Relays Hall of Fame 1994. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1997. United States Olympic Hall of Fame.

Florence Griffith Joyner

Real/Birth Name:
Florence Delorez Griffith
Also Known As:
Florence Griffith-Joyner
Nickname(s):
Flo-Jo
Dee Dee
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Al Joyner, until she died.
Older than Al Joyner by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Runner. Died of a severe epileptic seizure in her sleep. Jesse Owens Award 1988. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2002. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1995. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame 1998. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1998. Olympic Gold Medal 1988 100 m, Olympic Gold Medal 1988 200 m, Olympic Gold Medal 1988 4x100 m.

Frank Shorter

Real/Birth Name:
Frank Charles Shorter
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
71, 18 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Born in Germany when his father was stationed there. Long-distance runner who won gold in the marathon at the 1972 Summer Olympics. He is credited with starting the running fad in the United States of the 1970s. National Distance Running Hall of Fame 1998. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. Colorado Sports Hall of Fame 2008. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1993. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1989. James E. Sullivan Award 1972.

Gail Devers

Real/Birth Name:
Yolanda Gail Devers
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
51, 1 day before her 52nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

A three-time Olympic Gold Medal. UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame 1999. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 2012. Breitbard Hall of Fame 2006. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 2011. Jesse Owens Award 1993. Jesse Owens Award 1996.

George Foreman

Real/Birth Name:
George Edward Foreman
Nickname(s):
Big George
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heavyweight champion. Sells electric grills on TV. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1990. Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame 2014. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Glenn Davis

Real/Birth Name:
Glenn Woodward Davis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Terry Moore by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1946 team United States Military Academy, as halfback. Team Los Angeles Rams. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1986. College Football Hall of Fame 1961. Maxwell Award 1944. Ohio State Men's Varsity "O" Hall of Fame 1978. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1974. National High School Hall of Fame 1991.

Greg Louganis

Real/Birth Name:
Gregory Efthimios Louganis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1984 and Olympic Gold Medal 1988 on both the springboard and platform. Movie It's My Party. Breitbard Hall of Fame 2010. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1999. International Swimming Hall of Fame 1993. National Gay and Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame 2013. University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame 1991. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. James E. Sullivan Award 1984.

Henry Iba

Real/Birth Name:
Henry Payne Iba
Nickname(s):
Hank
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

College team Westminster College. Coached team Oklahoma State University and Olympic teams 1964 and 1968. FIBA Hall of Fame 2007. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006. Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame 1986. Oklahoma Hall of Fame 1965. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1961. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1969.

Herb Brooks

Real/Birth Name:
Herbert Paul Brooks Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66, 6 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coached the United States' men's hockey team to a 4-3 upset of the Soviet Union team in the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York. The game was later called ?Miracle on Ice". United States Hockey Hall of Fame 1990, International Hockey Hall of Fame 1999. Hockey Hall of Fame 2006. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 2005.

Jack Shea

Real/Birth Name:
John Amos Shea
Nickname(s):
The Chief
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1932 won twice for speed skating at Lake Placid games. Died of a car accident January 22, 2002 at the 2002 Olympics at Lake Placid. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 2005.

Jackie Joyner-Kersee

Real/Birth Name:
Jacqueline Joyner
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger sister of
Younger than Al Joyner by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1988. Olympic Gold Medal 1992. Won in heptathlon and long jump. Also competed in 1984 and 1996. California Sports Hall of Fame 2007. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 2003. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. Boys and Girls Clubs Alumni Hall of Fame. UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame 1996. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2001. Dick Enberg Award 2011. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 2004. Jesse Owens Award 1986. Jesse Owens Award 1987. Mt. SAC Relays Hall of Fame 2001. National High School Hall of Fame 1989. James E. Sullivan Award 1986. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6683 Delmar Boulevard.

Janet Evans

Real/Birth Name:
Janet Beth Evans
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Seven world records, five Olympic medals, including four gold medals. International Swimming Hall of Fame 2001. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 2001. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. National High School Hall of Fame 2010. James E. Sullivan Award 1989. Anaheim / Orange County Walk of Stars: A star for Sports fame.

Jesse Owens

Real/Birth Name:
James Cleveland Owens
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1936 in the 100 meters, 200 meters, long jump and 4×100 meter relay events. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1974. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1983. Ohio State Men's Varsity "O" Hall of Fame 1977. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1977. Congressional Gold Medal 1988. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1970. Los Angeles Memorial Coloseum Court of Honors 1984. National High School Hall of Fame 1983. Theodore Roosevelt Award 1974. NSMA Hall of Fame 1978.

Jim McKay

Real/Birth Name:
James Kenneth McManus
Gender:
Male
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:

Famed for his tagline "the thrill of victory, the agony of defeat", used in his ABC TV series The Wide World of Sports. Famed for his coverage of the Olympic Games, the Indianapolis 500 race, and the British Open. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1988. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2002. American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame 1987. Television Hall of Fame 1995. NSMA Hall of Fame 1987.

Jim Thorpe

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

Brief Facts:

Football teams Canton Bulldogs, New York Giants. Movie White Heat. Olympic champion, medals taken away, restored posthumously. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1983. College Football Hall of Fame 1951. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963. American Indian Athletic Hall of Fame 1972. Oklahoma Hall of Fame 1950. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1963. Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame. Texas Trail of Fame 2013. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1975. American Football Kicking Hall of Fame 2008.

Joan Benoit Samuelson

Real/Birth Name:
Joan Benoit
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won the Boston marathon twice, and Olympic gold in the first women's Olympic marathon in 1984 at Los Angeles. Married Samuelson. Books Running Tide, Running for Women. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1999. National Distance Running Hall of Fame 1998. Boys and Girls Clubs Alumni Hall of Fame. Maine Women's Hall of Fame 2000. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 2004. Jesse Owens Award 1984. United States Olympic Hall of Fame.

Joe Frazier

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph William Frazier
Nickname(s):
Smokin' Joe
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1964 and undisputed heavyweight boxing champion. Defeated Muhammad Ali on points in the highly-anticipated "Fight of the Century" in 1971. Lost to George Foreman. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1989. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2004. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 2013.

John Naber

Real/Birth Name:
John Phillips Naber
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 6".. Olympic Gold Medal 1976 100m backstroke. Olympic Gold Medal 1976 200m backstroke. Olympic Gold Medal 1976 4x100m medley. Olympic Gold Medal 1976 4x200m freestyle. Academic All-America Hall of Fame 2012. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1989. International Swimming Hall of Fame 1982. James E. Sullivan Award 1977. United States Olympic Hall of Fame.

Johnny Weissmuller

Real/Birth Name:
Janos Weiszmueller
Janos Weißmüller
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
ex-husband of
Older than Lupe Vélez by 4 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1924 five times. Movie Tarzan the Ape Man (1932). United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1983. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1967. International Swimming Hall of Fame 1965. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6541 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Karch Kiraly

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Frederick Kiraly
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
58, 15 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Last name pronounced "Kuh-RYE." Olympic medals in volleyball. Professional player. NBC Sports coverage of Beach Volleyball at the 2008 Summer Olympics. California Sports Hall of Fame 2009. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 2008. Volleyball Hall of Fame 2001. UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame 1992. San Clemente Sports Hall of Fame 2013. Academic All-America Hall of Fame 2009. Anaheim / Orange County Walk of Stars: A star for Sports fame.

Kristi Yamaguchi

Real/Birth Name:
Kristine Tsuya Yamaguchi
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won gold at 1992 Winter Olympics in figure skating. Celebrity winner of the sixth season of TV show Dancing with the Stars. Children's book Dream Big, Little Pig. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2004. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 2005. United States Skating Hall of Fame 1998. World Figure Skating Hall of Fame 1998. California Hall of Fame 2015.

Mal Whitfield

Real/Birth Name:
Malvin Greston Whitfield
Also Known As:
Mal 'Marvelous Mal' Whitfield
Nickname(s):
Marvelous Mal
Marvelous
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Twice won 800 meters at Olympics. Tuskega Airman. Served in Korean War in the US Air Force. Ohio State Men's Varsity "O" Hall of Fame 1978. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1988. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1974. James E. Sullivan Award 1954.

Mark Spitz

Real/Birth Name:
Mark Andrew Spitz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Olympic swimming champion, won 7 times Olympic Gold Medal 1972. He set 33 world swimming records. He is a motivational speaker. International Swimming Hall of Fame 1977. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1983. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1984. International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1979. National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 2007. IU Athletics Hall of Fame 1982. James E. Sullivan Award 1971.

Mary Lou Retton

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Lou Retton
Also Known As:
Mary Lou Retton Kelley
Nickname(s):
America's Sweetheart
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 4' 9". Gymnast. TV show Dancing with the Stars. Olympic Gold Medal 1984. International Gymnastics Hall of Fame 1997. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1993. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 1984.

Mary T. Meagher

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Terstegge Meagher
Also Known As:
Mary Terstegge Meagher Plant
Nickname(s):
T
Madam Butterfly
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
54, 22 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pronounced Mar. Olympic champion and former world record swimmer. In 1981 she bettered her own existing world records in the 100m and 200m butterfly, which stood as the respective World Records for 18 and 19 years. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2002. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1993. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 2009. Cal Athletic Hall of Fame 1992. International Swimming Hall of Fame 1993. Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame 1993.

Matt Biondi

Real/Birth Name:
Matthew Nicholas Biondi
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 7". Olympic Gold Medal 1984. Won Olympic Gold Medal 1988 5 times. Olympic Gold Medal 1992 twice. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1998. Cal Athletic Hall of Fame 1997. International Swimming Hall of Fame 1997. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. United States Olympic Hall of Fame.

Michael Johnson

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Duane Johnson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1992 in the 4x400 relay, Olympic Gold Medal 1996 in the 200m and 400m dash, Olympic Gold Medal 2000 in the 400m event. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 2004. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. Jesse Owens Award 1994. Jesse Owens Award 1995. Jesse Owens Award 1996. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013. James E. Sullivan Award 1996.

Micki King

Real/Birth Name:
Maxine Joyce King
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Competitive diver and diving coach. Olympic gold medal winner at the 1972 Summer Olympics in the three meter springboard event. Retired from the US Air Force with the rank of colonel. International Swimming Hall of Fame 1978. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1983. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1993. University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor 1986. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1992.

Milt Campbell

Real/Birth Name:
Milton Gray Campbell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Decathlete. One season, team Cleveland Browns. Olympic Gold Medal 1956. National High School Hall of Fame 1991. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1989. New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 1993. New Jersey Hall of Fame 2012. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. IU Athletics Hall of Fame 1982.

Muhammad Ali

Real/Birth Name:
Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr.
Also Known As:
Cassius Clay
Nickname(s):
The Greatest
The Louisville Lip
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Heavyweight. Olympic Gold Medal 1960. Said, of his boxing, "Float like a butterfly - sting like a bee." Book The Greatest: My Own Story. Movie for television Freedom Road. Conscientious objector to war. Developed Parkinsons later. International Boxing Hall of Fame 1990. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1983. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2005. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. Presidential Citizens Medal 2001. Liberty Medal 2012. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2001. Arthur Ashe Courage Award 1997. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 1974. Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame 1985. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater; ceremony: 11 January 2002.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Pat McCormick

Real/Birth Name:
Patricia Joan McCormick
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Diver. Swimsuit model. Olympic Gold Medal 1952. Olympic Gold Medal 1956 springboard diving. Olympic Gold Medal 1952. Olympic Gold Medal 1956 platform diving. International Swimming Hall of Fame 1965. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1984. Orange County Sports Hall of Fame 1987. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. LBSU Athletic Hall of Fame 1988. James E. Sullivan Award 1956.

Peggy Fleming

Real/Birth Name:
Peggy Gail Fleming
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1968. World Figure Skating Hall of Fame 1976. United States Figure Skating Hall of Fame 1976. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1992. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1983. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1981. Colorado Sports Hall of Fame 1970.

Rafer Johnson

Real/Birth Name:
Rafer Lewis Johnson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Jimmy Johnson (cornerback) by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Decathlon athlete. Olympic Gold in 1960. Also basketball team UCLA. Movie Licence to Kill. Helped Rosey Grier capture Sirhan Sirhan at Robert Kennedy's assassination. California Sports Hall of Fame 2007. California Hall of Fame 2009. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame 1984. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1974. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 1958. Texas Track and Field Coaches Hall of Fame 2016. National High School Hall of Fame 1990. Theodore Roosevelt Award 1994. James E. Sullivan Award 1960.

Ralph Boston

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

Brief Facts:

The first person to break the 27 feet (8.2 m) barrier in the long jump. Olympic Gold Medal 1960. Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum 1976. Mt. SAC Relays Hall of Fame 1975. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1974. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame 1970.

Roone Arledge

Real/Birth Name:
Roone Pinckney Arledge Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Channel ABC Sports, Created TV show Monday Night Football. Winner of 37 Emmy Awards. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1994. Television Hall of Fame 1989. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. Columbia University Athletics Hall of Fame 2016.

Rowdy Gaines

Real/Birth Name:
Ambrose Gaines IV
Nickname(s):
Rowdy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1984 in swimming. Commentary on swimming events on TV. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 2005. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1988. International Swimming Hall of Fame 1995. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1986.

Sammy Lee

Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Lee
Also Known As:
Dr. Sammy Lee
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The first Asian-American to win Olympic Gold Medal 1948 as a diver. Won again, the first man to win back-to-back gold medals in Olympic platform diving, Olympic Gold Medal 1952. Of Korean ancestry. Became a doctor, served in the army in the Korean War. Coached divers at Olympic games. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. International Swimming Hall of Fame 1968. Orange County Sports Hall of Fame 1984. James E. Sullivan Award 1953. Anaheim / Orange County Walk of Stars: A star for Sports fame; ceremony: 26 May 2009.

Scott Hamilton

Real/Birth Name:
Scott Scovell Hamilton
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Adopted at age 6 weeks. Figure skating champion, winning four consecutive U.S. championships (1981-1984), four consecutive World Championships (1981-1984) and Olympic Gold Medal 1984. United States Skating Hall of Fame 1990. World Figure Skating Hall of Fame 1990. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1990. Colorado Sports Hall of Fame 1996.

Sugar Ray Leonard

Real/Birth Name:
Ray Charles Leonard
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Through the 1980's he won five world titles in five different weight classes. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1985. Boys and Girls Clubs Alumni Hall of Fame. Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame 2013. Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 1981.

Ted Stevens

Real/Birth Name:
Theodore Fulton Stevens
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pilot in World War II, awarded Distinguished Flying Cross. Republican Senator from Alaska, December 24, 1968 - January 3, 2009, longer than any other Republican senator. Convicted of making false statements, conviction reversed due to prosecutorial misconduct. Lost his reelection bid. Died when a plane crashed as he was going on a fishing trip in Alaska. United States Olympic Hall of Fame.

Tenley Albright

Real/Birth Name:
Tenley Emma Albright
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Gold at the 1956 Olympics and winner of multiple US championships. The first American female skater to win an Olympic gold. Became a surgeon. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1983. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. United States Skating Hall of Fame 1976. World Figure Skating Hall of Fame 1976. National Women's Hall of Fame.

Tracy Caulkins

Real/Birth Name:
Tracy Anne Caulkins
Also Known As:
Tracy Anne Stockwell
Tracy Caulkins-Stockwell
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Now an American-Australian dual citizen. Olympic Gold Medal 1984. Academic All-America Hall of Fame 1997. International Swimming Hall of Fame 1990. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. University of Florida Athletic Hall of Fame 1985. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1983. Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame 1996. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1986. James E. Sullivan Award 1978.

Willie Davenport

Real/Birth Name:
William D. Davenport
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59, 9 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Long distance runner. The first African American to compete in the Winter Olympics for the USA. Olympic Gold Medal 1968. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1988. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1982. Southwestern Athletic Conference Hall of Fame 2005. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. Mt. SAC Relays Hall of Fame 1977.

Willye White

Real/Birth Name:
Willye Brown White
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First American track and field athlete to compete in five Olympics. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1988. Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum 1981. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1981.

Wilma Rudolph

Real/Birth Name:
Wilma Glodean Rudolph
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

At the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome she won three Olympic titles. National Women's Hall of Fame 1994. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1993. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1980. Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame 1967. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2001. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1974. James E. Sullivan Award 1961.

Wyomia Tyus

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

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1964 and again in 1968 for the 100 meter event. Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1976. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1981. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1980. Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame.
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