People died on 16 March

(16 found)

Stuart Whitman
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Stuart Maxwell Whitman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Mark, The Sound and the Fury, Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines, These Thousand Hills, The Longest Day.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7083 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry1 February 1998

Dick Dale
musician, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Anthony Monsour
Nickname(s):
King of the Surf Guitar
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:

Surf music guitarist - he used a right-hand guitar, strung for the right hand, but used it upside-down, strumming with his left hand. Also a drummer and trumpeter. Song Misirlou appears in movie Pulp Fiction. Song Pipeline. His fans call themselves Dick Heads.

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Alan Krueger
writer, politician, educator, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Alan Bennett Krueger
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Economist. Democratic. White House Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy under Obama. Committed suicide.

Frank Sinatra Jr.
singer, actor, kidnapped

Real/Birth Name:
Francis Wayne Sinatra
Also Known As:
First name is not Frankllin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandson of
grandson of
son of
son of
younger brother of
Younger than Nancy Sinatra by 3 years.
older brother of
Older than Tina Sinatra by 4 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Kidnapped at age 19, ransomed 3 days later. Album My Way. TV series Adam-12. Movie Hollywood Homicide.

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Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 125 S. Palm Canyon Drive28 February 2008

Nicholas Hughes
scientist, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Nicholas Farrar Hughes
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Fisheries biologist. Held dual British/American citizenship. Suicide by hanging in his home.

Mary Kerwin Riehl
surfing

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Winifred Kerwin
Nickname(s):
Molly-O
Mimi
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 9 days before her 92nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won the women's division of the 1939 Pacific Coast Surfing Championship, for the quarter-mile national paddleboard event, with a time of 4 minutes, 32 seconds. The only woman honored in the Hermosa Beach plaques.

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Mickey Thompson
auto racing, business, murdered

Real/Birth Name:
Marion Lee Thompson
Nickname(s):
Mickey
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:

1960, the first American to break the 400 mph barrier. Auto parts business for hot rod cars. Murdered, his wife was also killed.

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Shug Fisher
singer, musician, actor, composer, western, comedy, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
George Clinton Fisher Jr.
Nickname(s):
Shug
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

"Shug" is short for "sugar". Member of Sons of the Pioneers. TV series The Beverly Hillbillies, Gunsmoke. Movie Mister Roberts.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6845 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a member of group Sons of the Pioneers.

Arthur Godfrey
radio, tv, actor, writer, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Morton Godfrey
Nickname(s):
The Old Redhead
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Radio and TV host, tv show The Arthur Godfrey Show. Movie The Great Bank Hoax. Ukelele player on his show.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6616 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6233 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1559 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Perle Mesta
parties, ambassador

Real/Birth Name:
Pearl Reid Skirvin
Nickname(s):
hostess with the mostest
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Socialite and political hostess. Ambassador to Luxembourg 1949-1953. Changed the spelling of her first name.

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T-Bone Walker
blues, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Aaron Thibeaux Walker
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:

Album Mean Old World.

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Pie Traynor
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Harold Joseph Traynor
Nickname(s):
Pie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Pittsburgh Pirates, third base. Never drove a car. Fondness for eating pie - origin of his nickname.

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Bebe Daniels
actor, writer, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Bebe Virginia Daniels
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Silent screen films.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1716 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry

Thomas E. Dewey
politician, lawyer, governor

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Edmund Dewey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68, 8 days before his 69th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Republican. Governor of New York 1943-1954. Candidate for president four times.

June Collyer
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Dorothea Collyer Heermance
Also Known As:
June Erwin
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Bud Collyer by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Member of WAMPAS Baby Stars (1928). Silent movie East Side, West Side (1927). TV show The Stu Erwin Show.

Eleonora Sears
tennis

Real/Birth Name:
Eleonora Randolph Sears
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Won the women's doubles at the US Women's National Championship four times. The first woman to play polo on a men's team.

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