People died on 15 August

(15 found)

Robert Trump
business

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Stewart Trump
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71, 11 days before his 72nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
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uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Donald Trump by 2 years.
uncle of
brother of
Younger than Elizabeth Trump Grau by 5 or 6 years.
uncle of
son of
younger brother of
Younger than Fred Trump Jr. by 9 years.
uncle of
son of
uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Maryanne Trump by 11 years.
uncle of

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Executive for The Trump Organization. Philanthropist.

Julian Bond
activist, politician, educator, writer, poet

Real/Birth Name:
Horace Julian Bond
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
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Active in and co-founder of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. Georgia House of Representatives and Senate.

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Licia Albanese
opera, singer, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Felicia Albanese
Also Known As:
Licia Albanese Gimma
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
105, 24 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
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Brief Facts:

Soprano. Known especially for her performances of Verdi and Puccini at the Metropolitan Opera of New York. Opera Madama Butterfly. She became a citizen of the United States in 1945.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6671 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

August Schellenberg
actor

Real/Birth Name:
August Werner Schellenberg
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 21 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
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Brief Facts:

Movies The New World, Free Willy, Eight Below, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, Crazy Horse. Swiss-German and Mohawk) ancestry. Role of Sitting Bull in three productions.

Bob Birch
musician, suicide, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Wayne Birch
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56, 32 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
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Bass and saxophone. Session musician, sideman, toured with band of Elton John, recorded with a large number of famous people. Badly injured and disabled years before death. Suicide by self-inflicted gunshot.

Harry Harrison
writer

Real/Birth Name:
Henry Maxwell Dempsey
Also Known As:
Harry Max Harrison
Leslie Charteris
Wade Kaempfert
Philip St. John
Felix Boyd
Hank Dempsey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
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Brief Facts:

Science fiction author. Did not know his birth name until age 30, at which point he changed his name to Harry Max Harrison in court. Book Make Room! Make Room! the basis for movie Soylent Green. Books Deathworld, The Stainless Steel Rat, Wheelworld.

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Max Roach
jazz, musician, educator

Real/Birth Name:
Maxwell Lemuel Roach
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
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Jazz drummer, known for defining the style of drumming in jazz. Awarded a MacArthur Fellowship.

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Kyle Rote
football, coach, sports analyst, poet, composer, painter

Real/Birth Name:
William Kyle Rote
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
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Halfback, wide receiver. Teams Southern Methodist University, New York Giants.

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Lew DeWitt
singer, country, composer, musician, gospel

Real/Birth Name:
Lewis Calvin DeWitt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
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Tenor. Gospel group The Statler Brothers. Song Flowers on the Wall.

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Pappy Waldorf
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Lynn Osbert Waldorf
Nickname(s):
Pappy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
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Tackle. Head Coach.

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Paul Lukas
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Pál Lukács
Also Known As:
Lukács Pál
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
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Hungarian. Academy Award for movie Watch on the Rhine (1943).

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6821 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Duane Thompson
actor, radio

Real/Birth Name:
Lura Duane Malony
Also Known As:
Violet Joy
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67, 18 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
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Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1925). Movies The Flyin' Buckaroo (1928), Wizard of the Saddle (1928), Phantom of the Range.

Blind Willie McTell
singer, musician, blues

Real/Birth Name:
William Samuel McTell
Also Known As:
Blind Sammie
Georgia Bill
Red Hot Willie Glaze
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
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Brief Facts:

Blind. 12 string guitar.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Wiley Post
aviator, accident, air crash

Real/Birth Name:
Wiley Hardeman Post
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
36
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First to fly solo around the world. Died in a plane crash in Alaska. He was pilot. Passenger was Will Rogers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Will Rogers
comedy, actor, mayor, wild west, accident, air crash

Real/Birth Name:
William Penn Adair Rogers
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
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Brief Facts:

Silent films, then talkies. Movie Life Begins at Forty. Texas Jack's wild west show. Philosopher. Known for funny one-liners. Mayor of Beverly Hills. Died in a plane crash in Alaska with Wiley Post.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6401 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6608 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio
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