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People, Died on August 12 (11 found)

Lauren Bacall

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Betty Joan Perske
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89, 35 days before her 90th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Humphrey Bogart, until his earlier death.
Younger than Humphrey Bogart by 24 years.

Brief Facts:

Kennedy Center Honors 1997.
Theater Hall of Fame 1998.
International Best-Dressed List Hall of Fame 2000.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1724 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars:
A star at 135 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way; ceremony: 10 January 1997.

Merv Griffin

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Mervyn Edward Griffin Jr.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song:Created TV game shows:Composed a theme for Jeopardy.
Host of his TV talk show:Gaming Hall of Fame 2002.
Television Academy Hall of Fame 2009.
Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 2009.
Television Hall of Fame 2008.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1541 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars:
A star at 265 S. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 15 October 1998.

Enos Slaughter

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Enos Bradsher Slaughter
Nickname(s):
Country
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfielder.
Teams:National Baseball Hall of Fame 1985.
Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1999.
North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame 1964.
St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame.

Loretta Young

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Gretchen Michaela Young
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

half-sister of
Older than Georgiana Young by 10 years.
annulled ex-wife of
Younger than Grant Withers by 7 years.
mother of
sister of
younger sister of
Younger than Sally Blane by 2 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV show:Movie:Married:at age 17; marriage was annulled.
International Best-Dressed List Hall of Fame 1982.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6100 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
A star at 6135 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars:
A star at 121 S. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 19 May 2011.

John Cage

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Milton Cage Jr.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79, 24 days before his 80th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Avant-garde composer.
Longtime partner of choreographer and dancer:

Ethyl Eichelberger

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Roy Eichelberger
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45, 26 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fire eating, splits, gymnastics. Wrote plays.
Broadway play:Suicide when AIDS medications could not be tolerated.

Henry Fonda

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Henry Jaynes Fonda
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandfather of
father of
ex-husband of
Older than Margaret Sullavan by 4 years.
father of
ex-husband of
Older than Susan Blanchard by 22 years.
grandfather of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies:Hall of Great Western Performers 2005.
Dodge City Trail of Fame.
Kennedy Center Honors 1979.
Theater Hall of Fame 2005.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1601 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Ian Fleming

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ian Lancaster Fleming
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Naval intelligence officer in World War II who wrote espionage novels made into movies:These all had the central character/role James Bond.
Other stories added later written or co-written by others.

Chalky Wright

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Albert Wright
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Died after a fall in the bathtub. World featherweight champion.
Served as a chauffeur and bodyguard for actress:International Boxing Hall of Fame 1997.

Joseph Kennedy Jr.

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Patrick Kennedy Jr.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
29, 18 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

uncle of
older brother of
Older than Edward Kennedy by 16 years.
older brother of
Older than Eunice Kennedy Shriver by 5 years.
older brother of
Older than Jean Kennedy Smith by 12 years.
older brother of
Older than John Kennedy by 1 year.
uncle of
great uncle of
son of
uncle of
great uncle of
great uncle of
uncle of
uncle of
older brother of
Older than Patricia Kennedy Lawford by 8 years.
great uncle of
older brother of
Older than Robert Kennedy by 10 years.
son of
great uncle of
older brother of
Older than Rosemary Kennedy by 3 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Bomber pilot during World War II. Killed when his plane exploded in flight - it had a load of explosives and was planned to be crashed as a bomb.

Anna Held

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Helene Anna Held
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Birth date uncertain.
Common-law "wife" of Ziegfeld - helped him start revue:
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