People died on 29 January

(18 found)

James Ingram
singer, R&B, producer, musician, composer, actor

Real/Birth Name:
James Edward Ingram
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66, 18 days before his 67th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Just Once, I Don't Have the Heart, Somewhere Out There, Baby, Come to Me.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rod McKuen
poet, singer, musician, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Rodney Marvin McKuen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Published many volumes of poetry.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1501 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry

Tom Brookshier
football, coach, sports analyst

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Jefferson Brookshier
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:

Cornerback, defensive back. Teams University of Colorado, Philadelphia Eagles.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Margaret Truman
writer, singer, actor, radio

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Margaret Truman
Also Known As:
Mary Margaret Truman Daniel
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 19 days before her 84th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

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Concerts singing classical music. Radio play The Jackpot. Radio show Authors in the News. Writer of mystery novels in a series, the first was Murder in the White House. Also wrote non-fiction.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dick Lane
football

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Lane
Also Known As:
Dick "Night Train" Lane
Nickname(s):
Night Train
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Dinah Washington by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Defensive back. Teams Los Angeles Rams, Chicago Cardinals, Detroit Lions.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Lili St. Cyr
dancer, burlesque

Real/Birth Name:
Willis Marie Van Schaack
Also Known As:
Willis Marie VanSchaack
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Burlesque dancer and stripper.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Willie Dixon
composer, blues, singer, musician, boxing, criminal, producer, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
William James Dixon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Imprisoned as a conscientious objector. Won Illinois Golden Gloves. Songs I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man, You Can't Judge a Book by Its Cover recorded by others.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Leif Erickson
actor, singer, musician

Real/Birth Name:
William Wycliffe Anderson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Frances Farmer by 1 year.
ex-husband of

Brief Facts:

Trombonist. Movies The Carpetbaggers, Tea and Sympathy. Divorced Frances Farmer then married Margaret Hayes on the same day, June 12, 1942. Divorced Hayes after 1 month.

Jimmy Durante
actor, singer, dancer, tv, musician

Real/Birth Name:
James Francis Durante
Nickname(s):
Schnozzola
Gender:
Male
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 It Happened in Brooklyn. Famed for closing line of his TV show: "Goodnight, Mrs. Calabash... wherever you are!". Known for big nose and gravelly voice. Pianist.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1606 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1648 Vine Street for contributions to radio

Tim McCoy
actor, western, wild west, circus

Real/Birth Name:
Timothy John Fitzgerald McCoy
Also Known As:
Col. Tim McCoy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies War Paint, Riders of the Dark. Toured with Ringling Brothers Circus and his own Wild West show. Local TV show in Los Angeles The Tim McCoy Show.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1600 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry

Freddie Prinze
actor, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Karl Pruetzel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
22
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV series Chico and the Man. Committed suicide by gunshot at age 22.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6755 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry14 December 2004

Thelma Morgan
actor, writer, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Thelma Morgan
Also Known As:
Lady Thelma Furness, Viscountess Furness
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

aunt of
aunt of
twin sister of
aunt of
ex-wife of
Younger than Marmaduke Furness by 20 years.

Brief Facts:

Pronounced her name "TELL-mah". Movie Enemies of Women. Involved romantically with Edward VIII before Wallis Simpson.

Ricki Soma
model, socialite, dancer, ballet, accident, vehicle crash

Real/Birth Name:
Enrica Soma
Also Known As:
Ricki Huston
Ricky Huston
Enrica Soma Huston
Nickname(s):
Ricki
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
40
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
mother of
separated wife of
John Huston, until she died.
Younger than John Huston by 21 years.
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Italian-American from (New York) ballerina with Balanchine. Died in a car accident in Strasbourg France during (separated 1962) marriage to John Huston.

Alan Ladd
actor, western, overdose, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Alan Walbridge Ladd
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:
Height:
5 feet 6¼ inches (167.64 cm)

Relationships:

father of
father of
father of
grandfather of
husband of
Sue Carol, until he died.
Younger than Sue Carol by 6 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Shane, The Great Gatsby, Boy on a Dolphin, The Carpetbaggers. Died of drug overdose combined with excessive alcohol - possible suicide.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1601 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry
Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 100 N. Palm Canyon Drive8 January 1995

Robert Frost
poet, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Lee Frost
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:

Received four Pulitzer Prizes for Poetry. Poem The Road Not Taken. Also a playwright.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Fritz Kreisler
musician, composer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Friedrich Kreisler
Nickname(s):
Fritz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86, 4 days before his 87th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Violinist. Became a naturalized citizen of the US in 1943. Some compositions for Broadway revues and musicals.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6655 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

Leona Roberts
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Leona Harneteaux
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Edith Roberts by 20 years.
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Gone with the Wind, Blondie Plays Cupid, Bringing Up Baby.

Christian IX of Denmark
royalty

Real/Birth Name:
Christian von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
Nickname(s):
the father-in-law of Europe
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

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Louise of Hesse-Kassel, until her earlier death.
Younger than Louise of Hesse-Kassel by less than 1 year.
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Descendants:

Brief Facts:

King of Denmark.
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