People died on 19 April

(14 found)

Aaron Hernandez
football, criminal, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Aaron Josef Hernandez
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
27
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tight end. Teams University of Florida, New England Patriots. Convicted of murder in the first degree plus other changes and sentenced to life on prison. Suicide by hanging from bedsheets in his cell.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Levon Helm
singer, musician, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Matt Lavon Helm
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

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Vocalist and drummer. Band The Band. Songs The Weight, Up on Cripple Creek, Ophelia, The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down. Movies Shooter, The Right Stuff, Coal Miner's Daughter.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Canada's Walk of Fame 2014 as a member of group The Band.
Canadian Music Hall of Fame 1989 as a member of group The Band.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1994 as a member of group The Band.

Grete Waitz
track

Real/Birth Name:
Grete Andersen
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
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Marathon runner and world record holder. Won 9 New York City Marathons between 1978 and 1988, more than any other runner in history. Olympic silver medalist in 1964.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Guru
rapper

Real/Birth Name:
Keith Elam
Also Known As:
Guru Keith E
Keithy E
MC Keith
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Son of a judge. Guru means Gifted Unlimited Rhymes Universal. Group Gang Starr with DJ Premier. Albums Step in the Arena, The Ownerz. Died of cancer. Birth year controversial - 1961 from arrest sheet and family member.

Doc Blanchard
football, military

Real/Birth Name:
Felix Anthony Blanchard
Nickname(s):
Doc
Little Doc
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First junior to win the Heisman, Team United States Military Academy as fullback. United States Air Force from 1947 until 1971, retired with the rank of Colonel.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Scott Crossfield
aviator, accident, air crash, X-15

Real/Birth Name:
Albert Scott Crossfield
Also Known As:
A. Scott Crossfield
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Test pilot. First to fly twice the speed of sound. Flew the X-15. Died when the Cessna 210A he was flying encountered a thunderstorm and broke up in air.

Space Missions:

X-15
Multiple flights by a rocket-powered aircraft. Some qualified by the US Air Force for an Astronaut Medal, exceeding 50 miles altitude.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ruth Hussey
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Ruth Carol Hussey
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie The Great Gatsby (1949).

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1551 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry

Blade Icewood
rapper, murdered, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Darnell Quincy Lyndsay
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
28
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

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Shot in a driveby shooting as he sat in a wheelchair in his special van. He had been wounded in another shooting. Hosted a nonviolence rally in 2004.

David Koresh
religion, accused

Real/Birth Name:
Vernon Wayne Howell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
33
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Leader of the Branch Davidians. Died in raid by FBI at Waco.

Benny Hill
actor, comedy

Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Hawthorn Hill
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Silly TV show with many pratfalls.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Frankie Howerd
tv, comedy

Real/Birth Name:
Francis Alick Howard
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show That Was the Week That Was.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Charles Bidwill
football

Real/Birth Name:
Charles W. Bidwill
Nickname(s):
Charley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Owner, team Chicago Cardinals, from 1933 through 1946.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Charles Darwin
naturalist, writer, explorer

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Robert Darwin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Explorer of the Galapagos Islands, on the ship H.M.S. Beagle. Proposed the principles of evolution in books The Origin of Species, The Descent of Man.

Lord Byron
poet, British peer

Real/Birth Name:
6th Baron Byron George Gordon Byron
Also Known As:
Byron
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
36
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wrote poem Childe Harold.
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