People died on 27 August

(12 found)

Bob Armstrong
wrestling

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Melton James
Also Known As:
"Bullet" Bob Armstrong
Alabama Jaw Jacke
Georgia Jaw Cracker
Jim Durango
The Bullet
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
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Pro wrestler.

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Zelmo Beaty
basketball, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Zelmo Beaty
Nickname(s):
Big Z
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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Height:
6 feet 9 inches (205.74 cm)

Brief Facts:

Pronounced BAY-tee. Center. Teams Prairie View A&M University, St. Louis / Atlanta Hawks, Utah Stars, Los Angeles Lakers.

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DJ AM
dj, overdose

Real/Birth Name:
Adam Michael Goldstein
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
36
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
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Band Crazy Town. Song Butterfly. Club disc jockey. Injured in airplane crash September 19, 2008 at Columbia, South Carolina, with Travis Barker. Died of accidental drug overdose.

Jinx Falkenburg
actor, model, tennis, radio, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Eugenia Lincoln Falkenburg
Also Known As:
Jinx Falkenburg McCrary
Jinx McCrary
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
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Brief Facts:

Moviec Meet Me on Broadway (1946), Cover Girl.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Sally Blane
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Elizabeth Jane Young
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
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half-sister of
Older than Georgiana Young by 13 years.
aunt of
older sister of
Older than Loretta Young by 2 years.
wife of
younger sister of
Younger than Polly Ann Young by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Member of WAMPAS Baby Stars (1929). Movie The Story of Alexander Graham Bell.

Stevie Ray Vaughan
musician, accident, air crash

Real/Birth Name:
Stephen Ray Vaughan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
35
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist. Band Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble. Died in a helicopter crash, Songs Texas Flood, The House Is Rockin'. Ranked #7 in the Rolling Stone list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time.

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Scott La Rock
rapper, dj, murdered

Real/Birth Name:
Scott Sterling
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
25
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20

Brief Facts:

Group Boogie Down Productions. Album Criminal Minded. Shot while trying to defuse an argument.

Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma
military, royalty, murdered

Real/Birth Name:
Prince Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas of Battenberg
Also Known As:
Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma
First Sea Lord
Nickname(s):
Dickie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

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Brief Facts:

Supreme Allied Commander, South East Asia Command (1943-1946). Killed by a bomb set by members of the Provisional Irish Republican Army, hidden aboard his fishing boat in Mullaghmore, County Sligo, Ireland. The last Viceroy of India.

Bennett Cerf
writer, publisher

Real/Birth Name:
Bennett Alfred Cerf
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

One of the founders of the American publishing firm Random House.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6407 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark
royalty

Real/Birth Name:
Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark
Πριγκίπισσα Μαρίνα της Ελλάδας και Δανί
Also Known As:
Princess Marina
Duchess of Kent
Sister Kay
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

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wife of
Prince George, Duke of Kent, until his earlier death.
Younger than Prince George, Duke of Kent by 3 years.
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Brief Facts:

A nurse during World War II as "Sister Kay".

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Gracie Allen
comedy, radio

Real/Birth Name:
Grace Ethel Cecile Rosalie Allen
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69, 32 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
George Burns, until she died.
Older than George Burns by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

With her husband George Burns she did radio show Burns and Allen. Birth date may be 1902 or 1897.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6672 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

W.E.B. Du Bois
educator, activist, writer

Real/Birth Name:
William Edward Burghardt Du Bois
Also Known As:
WEB DuBois
W.E.B. DuBois
Nickname(s):
Father of Pan-Africanism
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

A founder of the group NAACP. The first African-American to earn a PhD (at Harvard) in the US, 1895. Name pronounced "doo BOYSS" rather than "doo BWAH" as pronounced in French.

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