People died on 16 June

(12 found)

Charles Webb
writer

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Tichard Webb
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81, 7 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Novel and movie The Graduate.

Stephen Furst
actor, director, producer, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Stephen Fuerstein
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Animal House and TV series Babylon 5: Thirdspace.

Tony Gwynn
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Keith Gwynn
Also Known As:
Anthony Keith Gwynn Sr.
Nickname(s):
Mr. Padre
Captain Video
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Righ field. Team San Diego Padres.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bob Meistrell
surfing, business

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Meistrell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

twin brother of
Younger than Bill Meistrell by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Business Dive N' Surf in Redondo Beach, CA, also Body Glove.

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Garry Shider
musician

Real/Birth Name:
Garry Marshall Shider
Nickname(s):
Diaper Man
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist. Member of Parliament-Funkadelic aka band P-Funk.

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Mel Allen
radio, sports analyst, baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Melvin Allen Israel
Nickname(s):
Voice of the Yankees
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Called games for baseball team New York Yankees.

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Bob Nolan
singer, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Clarence Nobles
Also Known As:
Robert Clarence Nolan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Co-founding member of Sons of the Pioneers. Songs Cool Water, Tumbling Tumbleweeds.

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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.

Werner von Braun
scientist, military, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Werner Magnus Maximilian Freiherr von Braun
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Birthplace is now Wyrzysk in Poland. "Freiherr" is a title, not a name - it means "Baron." Developed the V-2 rocket for Germany in World War II. Worked for the US after the war to develop rockets for the Army and for NASA, Chief architect of the Saturn V rocket.

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Wernher von Braun
scientist, military, inventor, musician, engineer

Real/Birth Name:
Wernher Magnus Maximilian Freiherr von Braun
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Freiherr title is equivalent to "baron". Inventor of the V2 rocket for Germany in World War II. US citizen in 1955. Worked on ICBMs and the NASA space program.

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Brian Piccolo
football

Real/Birth Name:
Louis Brian Piccolo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
26
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back for team Chicago Bears. Died of cancer. Subject of movie Brian's Song starring James Caan.

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Lonnie Johnson
musician, blues, jazz, singer, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Alonzo Johnson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitar and violin. Died months after a car struck him.

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George Reeves
actor, western, director, adopted, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
George Keefer Brewer
(changed to) George Besolo
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:

TV series Adventures of Superman in the role of Superman. Movies Gone with the Wind, Superman and the Mole-Men. Subject of movie Hollywoodland. Shot to death; controversy whether murder or suicide as announced.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6709 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry
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