In 1954 Ed Andrews was the New York Yankees' first Negro League pitcher. Unfortunately Andrews never panned out as expected or he and not Elston Howard would have been the first black player in team history.
American Former Male Comedian & Actor - TV Series - 'The George Burns & Gracie Allen Show' (1950-1958). Movie - 'Six of a Kind' (1934), 'Oh God!' 1977), ' The Sunshine Boys' (1975), '18 Again!' (1988), 'A Damsel In Distress' (1937) Plus Many More Roles
German ww2 ME262 pilot born 1924. Was never in the Wehrmacht; author - The last of the few: An Me.262 Pilot remembers, flew the buckner 181, 131, fw 44, ar 66, f-13, w33, w34, ju86, ju88, ju52, me110, me210, me40, me262, klemm 35, sg38, kranich
American Actress,Dancer and Singer born 1913.'Santa Fe','Flying Lethernecks','Framed','Lady of Burlesque','Miss Grant Takes Richmond','Half Breed','Woman of Distinction','Slightly French','Carriage Entrance'
WWII - Mine Platoon of the Anti-Tank Company, 69th Infantry Division, 271st Regiment. First combat at the 'Siegfried Line' in February 1945; crossed the Rhine on March 27, 1945; arrived at the KZ Buchenwald one day after its liberation
Director/actor/writer 'Return to Tarawa: The Leon Cooper Story' 'Random Passage'/4 years Naval officer in WW2. Landing craft officer-Boat Group Commander for my ship-landing assault troops on the beaches of six Japanese island strongholds
American Actor and Beefcake Model born 1930.'Shandoah','Homicidal','Chisum','Dallas','Pirates of Blood River','Big Jake','Nashville Girl','Crimson Kimono','Star Trek','Gunsmoke','Route 66','Police Story'
U.S. Air Force brigadier general (Ret.)& author 'Around the World with LBJ: My Wild Ride As Air Force One Pilot', White House Aide, & Personal Confidant/Military aide & chief Air Force One pilot under President Lyndon B. Johnson
Am. Actress (b: 1913) - The Ape Man, Voodoo Man, Adventures of Capt. Marvel, Citizen Kane, The Masked Marvel, Million Dollar Kid, Billy The Kid's Gun Justice, 40 Thieves, Gun Town, Backlash, The Crimson Key, Second Chance, The Chinese Ring
Author;'Just A Kid, A Guard at the Nuremberg Trials' 18 years old when drafted in 1944, into infantry. Found himself standing guard over Nazi war criminals, & watched as atrocities were described in detail throughout the Nuremberg Trails
Actor & Director: Predator, Exit Wounds, The Limey, Bird ona Wire, Rage in Harlem, American Gigolo, Commando, Action Jackson, Menace II Society, Payback, Red Dragon, National Security, X-Men 3, Karen Sisco, Fastlane
former college/NFL quarterback/halfback/defensive back/kick returner; played for University of Alabama, Redskins & Lions; Lions Head Coach 1965-1966; #1 pick overall 1948 NFL Draft; All-American; 2X Pro Bowler
Retired sports broadcaster and professional Basketball player. Played for the St. Louis Hawks 1955-56 and Rochester Royals 1955-56. Did play-by-play of University of Dayton basketball from 1965 to 1981
Actress - The Slime People, Pajama Party, Ride The Wild Surf, City Under The Sea, Dr. Goldfoot & The Bikini Machine, The Ghost In The Invisible Bikini (title role). Wife of A.I.P. president James H. Nicholson from 1964 until his death in 1972
American Actress - Ladies Of The Chorus, A Thousand and One Nights, The Bride Came COD, Prince Of Thieves, The Dark Past, The Muntineers, Armored Car Robbery, The Miami Story, Runaway Daughters, The Big Chase, Girls in Prison, Day The World Ended
Singer/Actress - Yankee Doodle Dandy, Broadway Melody Of 1936, The Glenn Miller Story. Radio - The Bob Hope Show, The Dick Powell Show, The Bickersons (w/Don Ameche). TV - The Frances Langford-Don Ameche Show (w/The Bickersons), The Spike Jones Show
Last surviving witness to 'The Sutton Hoo excavation' in 1939, considered to be one of the most important excavation's made in British archaeological history. She lives in Chester, UK and is now 84 years old
Australian WWII veteran and a member of Semut 1, a group of undercover allied operatives lead by the eccentric English Major Tom Harrisson in Borneo in 1945. Now lives in Bayswater, West Australia with his wife Margery
US Marine Sgt./Vietnam/Last out before the fall of Saigon/sent to attache office to guard millions of dollars before cash was burned & compound blown up by the Americans to keep the enemy from raiding it and obtaining classified documents
former NBA/ABA Head Coach; coached Jazz, Utah Stars, SuperSonics, Cavaliers, Dallas Chaparrals & Rockets; Coach of the Year in both the NBA and the ABA; radio analyst and talk-show host for the Utah Jazz
Drafted by the New York Mets in the 19th round of the 1990 MLB June Amateur Draft and the Seattle Mariners in the 19th round of the 1991 MLB June Amateur Draft, Also played for Team USA Baseball team in 1991
American actress and pinup model born 1921.movies from 1940-56.'Booby Dupes','The Lone Rider in Ghost Town','Wife Decoy','Night and Day','Dead or Alive','1000 and one Nights','Seven Doors to Death','Ziegfeld Girl','Arabian Nights'
This is the Venezuelan-born left-handed pitcher who was born April 7, 1993. He was traded by the Orioles to the Red Sox in the Andrew Miller deal, and, as of spring, 2018, is a starting pitcher for Boston
American Actress (b: 1935) - Films: The Searchers, Auntie Mame, Cold Turkey, The Confession, Petulia, My Six Loves, Some Kind Of A Nut, Bad Ronald, Footprints. TV series: Mr. Lucky, The Virginian, Jigsaw John. Founding partner of Lorimar Productions
Vietnam/Fall of Saigon/Drove bus through Saigon & pick up eligible to leave. Saw anger growing among those on the streets as people realized the end was near & U.S. was pulling out. A rocket hit near the bus & was shaken by shrapnel
American Indian Actor - The Lone Ranger '38 & The Lone Ranger Rides Again '39 (as the original Tonto in both serials); Geronimo '39 (title role); Buffalo Bill '44 (as Crazy Horse); King Of The Stallions '42; Young Buffalo Bill '40; The Searchers '56
Reporter/cameraman WBAP-TV/Covered attempted shooting Gen. Edwin Walker. November 22, at Love Field, Trade Mart & Parkland, captured only sound recording of announcement of President Kennedy's death. In 1964, he covered the Jack Ruby trial
Stuntman: Rio Bravo, The Alamo, The Misfits, Daniel Boone, Point Blank, Planet of the Apes, Rollerball, King Kong, Bronco Billy, The Fall Guy, Escape from New York, Road House // Actor: Friday the 13th - The Final Chapter, Starman, Silverado, The Hidden