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.
Swedish Actor in American movies born 1897.'Wild Orchids','Bitter Tea of General Yen','Our Dancing Daughters','Laugh Clown','Son of Lassie','Night Monster','Bluebeard','Submarine Alert','Abdul the Damned','Dr.Kildare','Letty Lynton'
Comedian & Actor: The George Burns & Gracie Allen Show, Six of a Kind, International House, A Damsel in Distress, The Sunshine Boys, Oh God!, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Going in Style, 18 Again!, Radioland Murders, The Sunshine Boys (1975)
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
Actor - Touch Of Evil, After The Thin Man, For Whom The Bell Tolls, My Little Chickadee, Juarez, Algiers, Cross Of Lorraine, Jungle Book, Golden Boy, Monster & The Girl, The Alamo, The Caddy. Coppola's 1st choice to portray Don Corleone in The Godfath
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
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
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
Norway Actress in British Movies born 1916.'Human Monster','Arsenal Stadium Mystery','The Calendar','Strange Case of Dr.Manning','Soldiers Three','Bluebeards Ten Honeymoons','Forbidden Cargo','It Happened in Paris'
Actress turned nun - Loving You (1957), Wild Is The Wind (1957), King Creole (1958), Lonelyhearts (1958), Where The Boys Are (1960), The Plunderers (1960), Francis Of Assisi (1961), Sail A Crooked Ship (1961), Lisa (1962), Come Fly With Me (1963)
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
British Actress born 1917.was married to Minister John Profumo.'Bride of Frankenstein','Great Expectations','Werewolf of London','Mystery of Edwin Drood','Life Returns','Blanch Fury','Blackout','Clouds Over Europe'
British Broadway and Movie Actor born 1900.'Adventures of Robin Hood','Long Voyage Home','Little Princess','Dr.Bloods Coffin','Flame Over India','Dr.Jekyll and Mr.Hyde','Ziegfeld Girl','Billy the Kid','Tarzan','The Sisters','Strange Cargo'
Former Minneapolis Lakers (1956-61) and Chicago Zephyrs (1961-63) players. Former Coach for the Indiana Pacers (1968-80). NCAA Champion (1953) and ABA Champion (1970, 1972, 1973). Played college basketball with Indiana University
Actress - Jezebel, Dangerous, House Of The 7 Gables, Ellery Queen films (as Nikki Porter), Scarlet Street, G-Men, Devil Dogs Of The Air, Bordertown, Frisco Kid, Crime Doctor, Voltaire, Cass Timberlane, The Spoilers, Lady Killer, Tammy & The Doctor
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
Director - Films: Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde '31, Queen Christina, The Mark Of Zorro, Blood & Sand, Becky Sharp, Rings On Her Fingers, City Streets, The Gay Desperado, Golden Boy, Silk Stockings. Broadway: Oklahoma! '43, Carousel '45, Lost In The Stars '49
American Actor born 1923.'Red House','Winged Victory','Bid Cat','Story of Seabiscuit','Montana Territory','Scudda Hoo!!Scudda Hay','Thunder in Valley','Gentleman Jim','Susan and God','Stella Dallas','Tom Sawyer'
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
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 actor born 1928.Scott Norris on'The Roaring 20tys'(1960-61),Adam MacLean on'Man Without a Gun'(1957-59),'This Island Earth','The Creatures Walk Among Us','Lady Godiva of Conventry','Band of Angels'
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
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
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
Professional Champion Swimmer/Actress-The Big Show,Raw Wind in Eden,Jupiter's Darling,Dangerous When Wet,Million Dollar Mermaid,Skirts Ahoy,Pagan Love Song,Duchess of Idaho,Neptunes Dauhter,Fiesta,The Hoodlum Saint,Bathing Beauty
Member/The Incredible String Band/ISB psychedelic folk band formed in 1966. Band built considerable following, especially within British counterculture, before splitting up in 1974. Group's members are musical pioneers in psychedelic folk