People died on 01 January

(21 found)

Don Larsen
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Don James Larsen
Nickname(s):
Gooneybird
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. The only perfect game in a World Series for the Yankees, 1956. Teams St. Louis Browns, Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees, Kansas City Athletics, Chicago White Sox, San Francisco Giants, Houston Colt .45's, Houston Astros, Chicago Cubs.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

David Stern
basketball, commissioner, lawyer, business

Real/Birth Name:
David Joel Stern
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:

NBA Commissioner. Helped found Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA).

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Mario Cuomo
governor, politician, lawyer, writer, baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Mario Matthew Cuomo
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:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Secretary of State of New York, lieutenant governor of New York 1979-1983. Governor of New York 1983-1995. Outfielder, team Pittsburgh Pirates.

Boris Morukov
space

Real/Birth Name:
Boris Vladimirovich Morukov
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cosmonaut.

Space Missions:

STS-106
Shuttle Atlantis, launched September 08, 2000

Duration: 11d 19h.

Donna Douglas
actor, model, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Doris Ione Smith
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Beverly Hillbillies. Movies Career, Frankie and Johnny. "Miss New Orleans" in 1957. Gospel singer.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Juanita Moore
actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Juanita Moore
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
99
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Imitation of Life, The Singing Nun, The Kid.

Patti Page
singer, country, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Clara Ann Fowler
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Elmer Gantry. Songs Allegheny Moon, Old Cape Cod, (How Much Is That) Doggie in the Window?, Mockin' Bird Hill, You Belong to Me, Hush, Hush, Sweet Charlotte, Tennessee Waltz, which was chosen by Tennessee in 1965 as the state song.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6760 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

Shirley Chisholm
US Representative, educator, activist, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Shirley Anita St. Hill
Also Known As:
Shirley St. Hill Chisholm
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Elected to Congress from NY, served 1969-1983. Candidate for president 1972. Books Unbought and Unbossed, The Good Fight.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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

Mr. Cee
rapper, murdered

Real/Birth Name:
Hubert Kyle Church III
Also Known As:
Mr. C
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
22 or 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group R.B.L. Posse (Ruthless By Law.) Shot on New Years Day 1996. Albums A Lesson to Be Learned, Ruthless by Law. Song Don't Give Me No Bammer.

Cesar Romero
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Cesar Julio Romero Jr.
Nickname(s):
The Latin from Manhattan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Little Princess, The Thin Man. TV series Batman in the role of Joker.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6615 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1719 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Phyllis Hill
actor, soap

Real/Birth Name:
Helen Phyllis Hill
Also Known As:
Phyllis Hill Overton
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Frank Overton, until his earlier death.
Younger than Frank Overton by 2 years.
ex-wife of
Younger than Josť Ferrer by 11 years.

Brief Facts:

TV series General Hospital.

Grace Hopper
scientist, military

Real/Birth Name:
Grace Brewster Murray
Also Known As:
Grace Murray Hopper
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85, 23 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Computer scientist and United States Navy rear admiral. A pioneer in computer programming languages.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Alexis Korner
musician, radio

Real/Birth Name:
Alexis Andrew Nicholas Koerner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founder, group Blues Incorporated.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Victor Buono
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Victor Buono
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
43, 33 days before his 44th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?.

Mauri Rose
auto racing

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

Brief Facts:

Indianapolis 500 racer, won 3 times.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Maurice Chevalier
actor, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Maurice Auguste Chevalier
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

French. Songs Thank Heaven for Little Girls, I Remember It Well from movie Gigi.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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

Moon Mullican
musician, country, blues

Real/Birth Name:
Aubrey Wilson Mullican
Nickname(s):
Moon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Piano player.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Margaret Sullavan
actor, overdose, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Margaret Brooke Sullavan
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Henry Fonda by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Suicide by drug overdose. Movie The Shopworn Angel.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1751 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry

Hank Williams
singer, country, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Hiram King Williams
(Hiriam on birth certificate)
Also Known As:
Luke the Drifter
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
29
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Audrey Williams by less than 1 year.
husband of
Billie Jean Horton, until he died.
Older than Billie Jean Horton by 9 years.
father of
father of
son of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Songs Your Cheatin' Heart, Move It on Over, I Saw the Light, Jambalaya, I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, Dear John, Cold, Cold Heart, You Win Again, Hey, Good Lookin'.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6400 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

Willie Keeler
baseball, coach

Real/Birth Name:
William Henry Keeler
Also Known As:
Wee Willie Keeler
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:
Height:
5 feet 4 inches (162.56 cm)

Brief Facts:

Team Baltimore Orioles. Used the smallest bat in MLB history. 1897 had a .424 batting average, lifetime average .341.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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