People died on 09 May

(18 found)

Little Richard
singer

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Wayne Penniman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Tutti Frutti, Long Tall Sally, Good Golly Miss Molly.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6840 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

Chris Boykin
actor, writer, producer, musician

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:
Height:
6 feet 6 inches (198.12 cm)

Brief Facts:

TV series Rob & Big.

Michael Parks
actor, director, singer, country

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.

Elizabeth Wilson
actor, soap, Broadway, Tony Award

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Lena Horne
singer, jazz, actor, Broadway, Tony Award, activist

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
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movie Stormy Weather.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6282 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6250 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

Ron Parise
scientist, space

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, aboard Columbia in December 1990, and in March 1995 on the shuttle Endeavour. Both missions involved operation of utraviolet telescopes. Died of a brain tumor.

Space Missions:

STS-35
Shuttle Columbia, launched December 02, 1990

Duration: 8d 23h.
STS-67
Shuttle Endeavour, launched March 02, 1995

Duration: 16d 15h.

Alan King
comedy, actor, writer, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Irwin Alan Kinberg
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Standup comedian, began in the Catskills. Movies I, the Jury, Just Tell Me What You Want.

Dan Devine
football, coach

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Smokey Yunick
auto racing, aviator

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Alice Faye
actor, singer, radio

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6930 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive24 June 1994

Bob Devaney
football, coach

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hoke Howell
actor, writer, producer, Broadway

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
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Hein van der Niet
Also Known As:
Frits van Dongen
Frits van Dogen
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:

Brief Facts:

Movie I Remember Mama, Sealed Cargo, Tarzan's Secret Treasure.

Oscar Stonorov
architect, accident, air crash

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
activist, accident, air crash

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ezio Pinza
singer, opera, Broadway, Tony Award, actor

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1601 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry

Graham McNamee
radio, sports analyst

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:

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6405 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio

C.W. Post
business, inventor, suicide

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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