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.
former college/NFL defensive end; played for Marquette University & Dallas Cowboys; 5X Pro Bowler; member of Cowboys Super Bowl VI championship team; Pro Bowl MVP 1970; member of the famed Doomsday Defense
American Former Actress - Movie - 'The Invisible Killer'(1939),'Mugs From Brooklyn'(1942), 'Six Of A Kind'1934), 'Sign Of The Wolf'(1941), 'The Gilded Lily'(1935), 'Anything Goes'(1936), 'Stolen Harmony'(1935), 'Redhead'(1934),' The Cat's-Paw'(1934),
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
NBA/ABA- He played for the Kentucky Colonels (1968-70), Denver Rockets (1970-71) and Indiana Pacers (1970-71 and 1971-72) in the ABA for 206 games. College- Western Kentucky U. Father of NBA star Rex Chapman. Member of Western Kentucky U. Hall of Fame
American actress and novelist; Broadway casts of The Women (1938) & Barefoot in the Park. Films: Now, Voyager; Ocean's Eleven (1960) as Peter Lawford's mother. Stepmother in Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella ('57).
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
Actor - Kitty Foyle, Kismet, Side Street, The Cyclops, The Strip, Lost Angel, Hurricane Smith, Our Vines Have Tender Grapes, While The City Sleeps, The Devil & Daniel Webster, Swing Shift Maisie, The Human Comedy, Massacre, Ghost Diver, The Tormentors
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
former college/NFL defensive lineman; played for University of Tennessee, Chargers & Bears; father of former NFL linebacker, Keith DeLong; member of College Football Hall of Fame; 2X All-American; Outland Trophy winner 1964
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
American Actress (b: 1926) - Mother Wore Tights, The Heiress,Together Again,Copper Canyon,Branded,Shadow of Fear, Angel Face,Battle Cry,Black Beauty,Jumping Jacks, Darling How Could You,Streets Of Laredo,Huk!. Model. Singer; NYC's first Miss Subways 1941
American Actress born 1910.was married to Actors Charlie Chaplin and Burgess Meredith.Movies->'The Great Dictator','Modern Times','The Women','Sins of Jezebel','Cat and Canary','Second Chorus','Reap the Wild Wind','Pot oGold'
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
Actor - The Andy Griffith Show/Mayberry RFD (as Emmett Clark), Petticoat Junction (as Bert Smedley), Inherit The Wind, How To Succeed In Business..., The Thrill Of It All, Soldier In The Rain, Luv, MANY TV guest-starring roles (1948-1971)
American Actress born 1917.won Oscar for 'I Want to Live'(1958),'Snows of Kilimanjaro','Ill Cry Tomorrow','I Married a Witch','Lost Moment','David and Bathsheba','Demetrius','Back Street','Fighting Seabees','Adam had 4 Sons','Tulsa'
(November 3, 1928 - February 1, 1981) was an American film and television actress.She made her first film, Confidential Agent, in 1945. By the late 1940s, she was being included in more prestigious films, such as Ride the Pink Horse (1947) and Miss Tatloc
Actor - Luck Of The Irish (Oscar nom.), Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (Oscar nom.), The Postman Always Rings Twice, Harvey, The Letter, Portrait Of Jennie, House Of The 7 Gables, The Mummy's Hand, The Invisible Man Returns, The Twilight Zone (2 episodes)
American Broadway and Movie Actor born 1902.'Farewell to Arms','Road to Utopia','Cpt.Courageous','Kennel Murder Case','Born to Fight','In Old Caliente','Sea Hawk','Footsteps in the Dark','Swamp Woman','Favourite Brunette','Robin Hood of Montery'
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
Italian Actress - The Rose Tattoo (Oscar for Best Actress, 1956), Wild Is The Wind (Oscar Nom. for Best Supporting Actress, 1958), The Fugitive Kind, The Secret Of Santa Vittoria, Bellissima, L'amore, Roma Citta Aperta, Suor Letizia
Former NHL Center. Played for the Montreal Canadians (1951/52 - 1962/63), N.Y. Rangers (1963/64 - 1969/70), Buffalo Sabres (1970/71), Toronto Maple Leafs (1971/72). 1176 career games 265 goals 324 assists 589 points. Won 5 Stanley Cups with Montreal
Scotish Actor born 1908.'Devil Girl from Mars','Lili Marlene','Seventh Veil','File of Golden Goose','First Man in the Moon','Fire Over Africa','Night People','Pimpernel Smith','Robin Hood','Lawman','Deathwork','Johnny on Spot'
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
Actor - San Quentin, Alcatraz Island, White Bondage, Youth On Parole, Jezebel, Brother Rat, Blondie, Sabotage '39, West Of Shanghai, The Spiral Staircase, The Las Vegas Story. Producer - Peter Gunn, It Takes A Thief, Mr. Lucky, Profiles In Courage
former college/NFL safety; played for Tulane, Redskins, Bears & Rams; former Redskins Head Coach 1993; former Redskins defensive coordinator; 4X Pro Bowler; member of Bears 1963 NFL championship team; won three Super Bowls as an Redskins assistant
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
Former college/NFL quarterback/running back; played for University of South Carolina & Dallas Cowboys; former head coach of Broncos, Giants and Falcons; played quarterback at South Carolina; 2X Super Bowl champion
former college/AFL/NFL safety; played for LSU, Dallas Texans, Kansas City Chiefs; 6X AFL All-Star; member of Chiefs Super Bowl IV championship team; member of LSU 1958 National championship team; member of Chiefs Hall of Fame; member of LSU Hall of Fame
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
Actress - Auntie Mame (AA nom), Mourning Becomes Electra (AA nom), Sister Kenny (AA nom), My Sister Eileen (AA nom), His Girl Friday, The Women, The Citadel, The Velvet Touch, The Feminine Touch, Picnic, Gypsy, A Majority Of One, The Trouble With Angels
Actress: Sable, Major League, Mr.Destiny, One Good Cop, Freejack, Lethal Weapon 3-4, In the Line of Fire, Get Shorty, Tin Cup, Ransom, Buddy, The Thomas Crown Affair, Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle, Showtime, Nightcrawler, Thor, Avengers Endgame
George Henry Sanders (3 July 1906 - 25 April 1972) was an English film and television actor,his carrer spanning 40 years. For his role as the acerbic, cold-blooded theatre critic Addison DeWitt in All About Eve (1950) Sanders won an Academy Award for Best
Greek in 1926 born actress in italian movies.'The Conformist','The Overcoat','The White Angel','This Angry Eye','Anima Nera'.Beside Lollobrigida and Loren the Diva of Italian movies in the 50/60tys.47 movies from 1964-72
Actress - The Young Savages, Battle At Bloody Beach, Seven Women From Hell, many guest roles on TV series (including Star Trek, Alfred Hitchcock, The Fugitive, I Spy, The Wild Wild West, The Man From UNCLE, The MOD Squad, The FBI, Bonanza)
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
Former college/NFL linebacker; played for University of Michigan, Dallas Cowboys & New Orleans Saints; member of Cowboys Super Bowl XII championship team; former high school football coach at Chaparral High School
Actor - Touch Of Evil, Dragon Seed, Ocean's 11, For Whom The Bells Toll, The Gen. Died At Dawn, Union Pacific, Bridge Of San Luis Rey, Naughty Marietta, Anastasia, Lord Jim, The Great Gambini (title role), The Black Sleep, After The Fox, Alphaville
German 1924 born Actress in US movies. Marianna in 'The Americano'(1955),Lisa Bonay in 'The Detectives'(1970),'Bandido'(1956),'Monsoon'(1952),'The Iron Glove'(1954), married to Hollywoodlegend Robert Taylor from 1954-1969
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
Actress, (born as Claudine Dominique Wilmès, 8 June 1932, Brussels, Belgium)Caesar the Conqueror (1962), Panic in Bangkok (1964), Jerry Cotton - Um Null Uhr schnappt die Falle zu (1966), Bombs on Monte Carlo (1960), Graf Yoster gibt sich die Ehre
Actress - My Friend Irma (title role - films & TV series), A Girl In Every Port, Babes In Toyland '34, Boy Meets Girl, The Great Garrick, Satan Met A Lady, The Invisible Menace, Shine On Harvest Moon, The Story Of Mankind, Mr. Hobbs Takes A Vacation