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People, Died on May 9 (16 found)

Michael Parks

Real/Birth Name:
Harry Samuel Parks
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 15 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Kill Bill: Vol. 1, Kill Bill: Vol. 2, Django Unchained, Argo. TV Series Twin Peaks, Then Came Bronson. Song Long Lonesome Highway

Chris Boykin

Real/Birth Name:
Christopher Boykin
Also Known As:
Christopher "Big Black" Boykin
Nickname(s):
Big Black
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 6". TV series Rob & Big

Elizabeth Wilson

Real/Birth Name:
Elizabeth Welter Wilson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94, 35 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies 9 to 5, The Graduate, The Birds, The Addams Family, The Incredible Shrinking Woman, The Happy Hooker, Catch-22. TV series Another World, Morningstar / Eveningstar. Broadway play Picnic. Theater Hall of Fame 2006.

Lena Horne

Real/Birth Name:
Lena Calhoun Horne
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
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Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movie Stormy Weather. Kennedy Center Honors 1984. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1991. Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1991. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1983. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2006. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2003. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6282 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6250 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Ron Parise

Real/Birth Name:
Ronald Anthony Parise
Also Known As:
Ronald A. Parise
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56, 15 days before his 57th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronomer and astronaut, employed by Computer Sciences Corporation. PhD from the University of Florida, in astronomy. Flew on two shuttle missions, STS-35 aboard Columbia in December 1990, and STS-67 in March 1995 on the shuttle Endeavour. Both missions involved operation of utraviolet telescopes. Died of a brain tumor.

Dan Devine

Real/Birth Name:
Daniel John Devine
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach, teams Arizona State University, University of Missouri, Green Bay Packers, University of Notre Dame. College Football Hall of Fame 1985. TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Hall of Fame 1989. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1973. Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1993. Sun Devil Sports Hall of Fame 1987.

Smokey Yunick

Real/Birth Name:
Smokey Yunick
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 16 days before his 78th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Auto mechanic involved in auto racing. A pilot during World War II. International Motorsports Hall of Fame 1990. National Motorsports Press Association Hall of Fame 1984. Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 2000. Daytona Beach Stock Car Racing Hall of Fame 1997.

Alice Faye

Real/Birth Name:
Alice Jeanne Leppert
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 4 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Phil Harris, until his earlier death.
Younger than Phil Harris by 10 years.
ex-wife of
Younger than Tony Martin by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Radio show The Phil Harris-Alice Faye Show. Many movies in the 1930s. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6930 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 24 June 1994.

Bob Devaney

Real/Birth Name:
Robert S. Devaney
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 26 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head coach, teams University of Wyoming, University of Nebraska. Amos Alonzo Stagg Award 1994. College Football Hall of Fame 1981. Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award 1971. Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1976. University of Wyoming Athletics Hall of Fame 1995. Nebraska Football Hall of Fame 1971. Walter Camp Coach of the Year Award 1971.

Hoke Howell

Real/Birth Name:
John Hoke Howell Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Another 48 Hrs., Geronimo: An American Legend, Far and Away, Alien Species, Humanoids from the Deep, Grand Theft Auto

Philip Dorn

Real/Birth Name:
Hein van der Niet
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Oscar Stonorov

Real/Birth Name:
Oscar Gregory Stonorov
Also Known As:
Oskar Stonorov
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Modernist architect. Emigrated to the US in 1929. Died in the same plane crrash witth Walter Reuther

Walter Reuther

Real/Birth Name:
Walter Philip Reuther
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pronounced ROO-ther. Labor leader (UAW), died 1970 in a plane crash. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1995. Automotive Hall of Fame 1990.

Ezio Pinza

Real/Birth Name:
Ezio Fortunato Pinza
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64, 9 days before his 65th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tenor. 22 seasons at New York's Metropolitan Opera. Opera role Don Giovanni. Broadway musical South Pacific with the song Some Enchanted Evening Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1601 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Graham McNamee

Real/Birth Name:
Graham McNamee
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame 1984. Ford C Frick Award 2016. National Radio Hall of Fame 2011. NSMA Hall of Fame 1964. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6405 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

C.W. Post

Real/Birth Name:
Charles William Post
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Invented Postum and Grape-Nuts. Company became General Foods. Suicide 1914 after appendectomy.
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