People died on 20 January

(14 found)

Etta James
singer, R&B, jazz, blues

Real/Birth Name:
Jamesetta Hawkins
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73, 5 days before her 74th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs At Last, Dance with Me, Henry. The latter is a variant of song Work with Me, Annie by Hank Ballard.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry18 April 2003

Dante Lavelli
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Dante Bert Joseph Lavelli
Nickname(s):
Gluefingers
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85, 34 days before his 86th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

End. Teams Ohio State University, Cleveland Browns.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Carrie Hamilton
actor, singer, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Carrie Louise Hamilton
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:

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Brief Facts:

Movies Tokyo Pop, Cool World. TV series Fame. Playwright with her mother. Died of cancer and pneumonia.

Curt Flood
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Curtis Charles Flood
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59, 2 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center field. Teams St. Louis Cardinals, Cincinnati Redlegs, Washington Senators. Forced free agency by a suit.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6162 Delmar Boulevard

Gerry Mulligan
jazz, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Gerald Joseph Mulligan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Baritone saxophonist.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Audrey Hepburn
actor, model, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Audrey Kathleen Ruston
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Mel Ferrer by 11 years.
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Breakfast at Tiffany's, My Fair Lady, Wait Until Dark, The Nun's Story, Sabrina, Charade, The Unforgiven, Roman Holiday. Tony Award for Broadway play Ondine. Also play Gigi.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1652 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry

Barbara Stanwyck
actor, dancer, western, Broadway, stunts

Real/Birth Name:
Ruby Catherine Stevens
Nickname(s):
Missy
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Frank Fay by 9 years.
ex-wife of
Older than Robert Taylor by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie Double Indemnity. TV series Big Valley. Dancer on Broadway.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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

Beatrice Lillie
comedy, actor, singer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Constance Sylvia Munston
(other sources:)Beatrice Gladys Lillie
Also Known As:
Beatrice Gladys Lillie
Lady Peel
Nickname(s):
Bea
Queen Bea
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Confusing sources on real name! Signature song Mad Dogs and Englishmen. Broadway plays Auntie Mame. Movie musical Thoroughly Modern Millie.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6404 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Johnny Weissmuller
actor, swimming

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:

Movie Tarzan the Ape Man (1932). Olympic Gold Medal 1924 five times.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6541 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Gilbert M. Anderson
actor, western, director, producer, writer, model, business

Real/Birth Name:
Maxwell Henry Aronson
Also Known As:
GM Anderson
G. M. Anderson
G.M. Anderson
Gilbert Maxwell
Broncho Billy Anderson
Bronco Billy Anderson
"Broncho Billy" Anderson
Nickname(s):
Broncho Billy
Bronco Billy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

In Edison's first movie The Great Train Robbery in 1903. Credited as the first western movie star.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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

Alan Freed
dj, radio, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Albert James Freed
Also Known As:
Moondog
Nickname(s):
Father of Rock 'n' Roll
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
43
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Introduced the phrase "rock and roll" on his shows. Lost work because of the payola scandal.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6381 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio10 December 1991

Josh Gibson
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Joshua Gibson
Nickname(s):
the black Babe Ruth
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
35, 30 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Negro League catcher. Teams Homestead Grays, Pittsburgh Crawfords, Rojos del Águila de Veracruz.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

King George V
royalty

Real/Birth Name:
George Frederick Ernest Albert
Also Known As:
Emperor of India
Duke of York
Prince of Wales
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

great grandfather of
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husband of
Mary of Teck, until he died.
Older than Mary of Teck by 1 year.
father of
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Older than Princess Maud of the United Kingdom by 4 years.
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Brief Facts:

Created the House of Windsor.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Albert Medal 1913.

Prince Henry of Battenberg
royalty

Real/Birth Name:
Henry Maurice
Heinrich Moritz (German)
Also Known As:
Count Henry of Battenberg
Nickname(s):
Liko
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
37
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

1885 became a naturalized citizen of Britain. Died of malaria.
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