People died on 22 August

(8 found)

Bobby Dillon
football

Real/Birth Name:
Bobby Dan Dillon
Nickname(s):
The Hawk
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive back. Blind in one eye. Teams University of Texas, Green Bay Packers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ed King
musician, composer, singer, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Calhoun King
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68, 23 days before his 69th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitar and bass. Co-composer of the song Sweet Home Alabama. Group Lynyrd Skynyrd from 1972 to 1975 and again from 1987 to 1996. Founding member of group Strawberry Alarm Clock. Successful heart transplant in 2011, died of cancer.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Georgia Music Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of group Lynyrd Skynyrd.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2006 as a member of group Lynyrd Skynyrd.

Toots Thielemans
jazz, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Jean-Baptiste Frédéric Isidor
Also Known As:
Jean-Baptiste Frédéric Isidor, Baron Thielemans
John Tillman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist, harmonica, known for whistling. Song Bluesette. Whistled melody in Old Spice commercials.

Jerry Leiber
lyricist

Real/Birth Name:
Jerome Leiber
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wrote the words to songs Hound Dog, Jailhouse Rock, Young Blood, Searchin', Yakety Yak, On Broadway, There Goes My Baby, Charlie Brown, Along Came Jones, Poison Ivy. Duo Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7083 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry3 November 1994 as a member of group Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller.

Maxine Jones
relative

Real/Birth Name:
Maxine Evelyn Jones
Also Known As:
Maxine Jones Firfires
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19

Relationships:

daughter of
ex-wife of
Younger than Noah Beery Jr. by 4 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Married Beery 1940, divorced 1966.

Sebastian Cabot
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Sebastian Thomas Cabot
Nickname(s):
Sabby
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV shows Family Affair, Circle of Fear, The Beachcomber. Movie The Time Machine. Voice actor or narrator in animated films.

Heinie Groh
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Henry Knight Groh
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78, 27 days before his 79th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Third base. Teams New York Giants, Cincinnati Reds. Often used a "bottle bat".

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dummy Taylor
baseball, educator, inventor

Real/Birth Name:
Luther Haden Taylor
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher team New York Giants. He was deaf and could not speak. Invented pitching signs.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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