People died on 16 May

(17 found)

I.M. Pei
architect

Real/Birth Name:
Ieoh Ming Pei
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
102, 20 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Chinese-American architect. Designer of the John F. Kennedy Library and many other famous buildings.

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Bob Schloredt
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Schloredt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams University of Washington, BC Lions

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Ashley Massaro
wrestling, tv, model, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Ashley Marie Massaro
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
39, 10 days before her 40th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro wrestler with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and as a "valet". Photo on the cover of the April 2017 magazine Playboy. Contestant on reality TV show Survivor: China. Suicide by hanging was reeported but not confirmed.

Adrian Robinson
football, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Adrian Lynn Robinson Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
25
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Teams Temple University, Pittsburgh Steelers, Philadelphia Eagles, Denver Broncos, San Diego Chargers, Washington Redskins. Suicide by hanging.

Dick Trickle
auto racing, NASCAR, suicide, unusual name

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Trickle
Nickname(s):
White Knight
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Short track racer. More than an estimated 2,200 races, Trickle logged one million laps and is believed to have won over 1,200 feature races. Suicide by gunshot.

Mary Richardson Kennedy
architect, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Kathleen Richardson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
ex-wife of
Younger than Robert F. Kennedy Jr. by 5 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Suicide by hanging.

M-Bone
rapper, dancer, murdered

Real/Birth Name:
Monte Talbert
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
22
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23

Brief Facts:

Member of group Cali Swag District. Song Teach Me How to Dougie. Killed in a drive-by shooting in his hometown, Inglewood, California.

Ronnie James Dio
singer, musician, composer, metal

Real/Birth Name:
Ronald James Padavona
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heavy metal. Groups Rainbow, Black Sabbath replacing Ozzy Osbourne in the latter group. Also his own band Dio

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Guitar Center RockWalk 1992 as a member of group Black Sabbath.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2006 as a member of group Black Sabbath.
UK Music Hall of Fame 2005 as a member of group Black Sabbath.

Robert Mondavi
business, winery

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Gerald Mondavi
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94, 33 days before his 95th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founder of Robert Mondavi Winery in Napa Valley, California in 1966. Sold the business in 2004.

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Jim Henson
producer, tv, singer, puppeteer

Real/Birth Name:
James Maury Henson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Creator of the Muppets and TV show Sesame Street

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6631 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry, ceremony date: 24 September 1991

Sammy Davis Jr.
singer, dancer, photographer, Broadway, Tony Award, soap

Real/Birth Name:
Sammy Davis Jr.
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:

Relationships:

husband of
Altovise Davis, until he died.
Older than Altovise Davis by 17 years.
ex-husband of
Older than May Britt by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Ocean's Eleven (1960), Robin and the Seven Hoods. Songs What Kind of Fool Am I?, I've Gotta Be Me. TV show One Life to Live. Member the Rat Pack. Lost his left eye in a traffic accident. Converted to Judaism. Broadway musical Golden Boy, winning a Tony Award.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6254 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry
Las Vegas Walk of Stars A star at Riviera Hotel (removed), ceremony date: 15 February 2007

Andy Kaufman
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Andrew Geoffreys Kaufman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
35
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show Taxi

A. Philip Randolph
activist

Real/Birth Name:
Asa Philip Randolph
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90, 31 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Organizer for the union Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters. Subject of TV movie 10,000 Black Men Named George. Civil rights leader.

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Bob Flock
auto racing

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Newman Flock
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
46, 30 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Fonty Flock by 2 years.
older brother of
Older than Tim Flock by 6 years.

Brief Facts:

Pole position for NASCAR's first Strictly Stock (now Monster Energy Cup Series) race. Was a moonshiner.

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James Agee
writer, poet, critic

Real/Birth Name:
James Rufus Agee
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Script for movie The African Queen. In the 1940s, he was one of the most influential film critics in the United States.

Django Reinhardt
jazz, musician, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Jean Reinhardt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
43
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist. Violin, banjo. Song Minor Swing. Group Quintette du Hot Club de France. Died of a stroke.

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Candy Cummings
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
William Arthur Cummings
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Credited as the inventor of the curve ball. Teams New York Mutuals, Baltimore Canaries, Philadelphia White Stockings, Hartford Dark Blues, Cincinnati Reds

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