People died on 08 October

(9 found)

Whitey Ford
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Charles Ford
Nickname(s):
Whitey
The Chairman of the Board
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 13 days before his 92nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Team New York Yankees 1950, 1953-67. Led them to 11 Pennant wins and 6 World Series Championships. During his career, led them in these categories: games pitched, innings pitched, wins, strikeouts and shutouts.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Y.A. Tittle
football, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Yelberton Abraham Tittle
Also Known As:
Y. A. Tittle
Nickname(s):
Yat
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 4 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback, teams Baltimore Colts, San Francisco 49ers, New York Giants. Movie Any Given Sunday

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Paul Prudhomme
cook, business, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Prudhomme
Also Known As:
Gene Autry Prudhomme
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Chef specializing in creole cuisine. Wrote cookbooks, owned restaurants.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Al Davis
football, business, coach, commissioner

Real/Birth Name:
Allen Davis
Gender:
Male
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:

Owner and general manager of teams Oakland Raiders, Los Angeles Raiders from 1972 to 2011.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Roger Williams
musician

Real/Birth Name:
Louis Weertz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87, 7 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pianist. Songs Autumn Leaves, Near You, Till, The Impossible Dream, Yellow Bird, Maria

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1533 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry

John McLendon
basketball, coach

Real/Birth Name:
John B. McLendon Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The first African American basketball coach at a predominantly white university and the first African American head coach in any professional sport. Coached teams North Carolina College for Negroes, Hampton Institute, Tennessee State A&I University, Cleveland Pipers, Kentucky State University, Cleveland State University, Denver Rockets

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Joan Hackett
actor, Broadway, activist, model

Real/Birth Name:
Joan Ann Hackett
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Support Your Local Sheriff!, The Group, The Last ofSheila. A number of films for television. Broadway play Much Ado About Nothing

Fernando Lamas
actor, director

Real/Birth Name:
Fernando Álvaro Lamas y de Santos
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Arlene Dahl by 10 years.
husband of
Esther Williams, until he died.
Older than Esther Williams by 6 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood, The Girl Who Had Everthing

Prescott Bush
business, Senator, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Prescott Sheldon Bush
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

great grandfather of
grandfather of
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husband of
Dorothy Walker Bush, until he died.
Older than Dorothy Walker Bush by 6 years.
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Brief Facts:

US Senator from Connecticut from 1952 until January 1963.
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