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.
Actor - Gilligan's Island (Thurston Howell), Mr. Magoo (v), Rebel Without A Cause, ...Mad, Mad World, Macabre, I Married Joan, Francis In The Navy, Critic's Choice, Johnny Cool, Zotz!, Advance To The Rear, Blondie '68, Myra Breckinridge, Pete's Dragon
Singer. Actress - Carmen Jones, Porgy & Bess, St. Louis Blues, That Certain Feeling, All The Fine Young Cannibals, The Landlord, The Fox & The Hound (v/Big Mama). Tony Award winner for the all black Broadway production of Hello Dolly in 1968
Actress - I Love Lucy, The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour, The Lucy Show, Here's Lucy, The Long Long Trailer, Room Service, Yours Mine & Ours, The Facts Of Life, The Fuller Brush Girl, The Dark Corner, Ziegfeld Follies, Stage Door, Du Barry Was A Lady, Look Who's
Canadian Actor - 2001: A Space Odyssey, Capt. Horatio Hornblower, Where Eagles Dare, Superman 3-4, Doctor Who '66, Martian Chronicles, Secret Of Dr. Mabuse, Calling Bulldog Drummond, Tarzan & The Lost Safari, Pink Panther Strikes Again, Odd Man Out
former college/NFL quarterback; played for Penn State University, Chiefs & Steelers; 1982 Davey O'Brien Award winner; #7 pick overall 1983 NFL Draft; member of Penn States 1982 National championship team; now works for ESPN
American Actress - TV Series - 'Gunsmoke' (1955-1974). Movie - 'A Star Is Born' (1954), 'Miss Robin Crusoe' (1954), 'Lili' (1953), 'Scarlet Angel' (1952), 'Sabre Jet' (1953), 'High Society' (1955), 'The Boost' (1988)
Actor - The Searchers, Drums Of Fu Manchu (title role), L&H's Babes In Toyland (aka March of the Wooden Soldiers), Buck Rogers, Two Rode Together, Garden Of Allah, The Paleface, Scared Stiff, Vera Cruz, The 10 Commandments, The Land Unknown
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
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
former college/NBA guard; played for University of Virginia, Celtics, Nets & Knicks; former head coach of Pistons & Pacers; current Dallas Mavericks head coach; Coach of the Year 2002; NBA Champion (Celtics 1986)
American Actor (b: 1912) - God Is My Co-Pilot','Moonrise','Stolen Life','Pride Of The Marines','Destiny Tokyo','Without Honor','Gunman in Streets','Blackout','Paid to Kill','Gambler & The Lady','Last Rites','Backfire','Whiplash','Massacre','Bold Venture'
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
American Actress born 1908.won 2 Oscars for 'Jezebel'(1938) and 'Dangerous'(1935).'The Letter','Little Foxes','Dead Ringer','Mr.Skeffington','Baby Jane?','Hush Sweet Charlotte','All About Eve','Deception','Petrified Forest','Dark Victory','Virgin Queen','
Actress: Mission Impossible, The Silent Force, The Gentle Rain, Chisum, Roots, Rich Man Poor Man, Day of the Animals, The Return Of Captain Nemo, Young Warriors, Beyond Evil, Pieces, Mortuary // Wife of Christopher George
Actress - Films: Yankee Doddle Dandy, Jungle Book, Blood on the Sun, Rhapsody in Blue, Nora Prentiss, -Silvery Moon, On Moonlight Bay, 13 Ghosts. TV: Bob Cummings Show, Life Of Riley (TV + film), Petticoat Junction, Death Valley Days (Boraxo Spokesperson)
Actor - Hawaii Five-0 (as Gov. Jameson), Creature From The Black Lagoon, An Affair To Remember, The Black Scorpion, Target Earth, Creature With The Atom Brain, Day The World Ended, Girls In Prison, Double Deal, Michael Shayne (TV), Mr. & Mrs. North (TV)
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
NHL Hall of Fame center from 1972-89, 18 years with Kings, Rangers, Red Wings. 4x All - Star, 2x Lady Bying Memorial Trophy, 2x Pearson Trophy, Ross Trophy for 1979-80 season.with most points (goals + assists) at 131
Actor: My Friend Flicka, Operation Petticoat, Donovan's Reef, Support Your Local Sheriff/Gunfighter, The Shadow Riders, Concrete Cowboys, Spencer's Pilots, Walking Tall, Gunsmoke, Bonanza, Nevada Smith, The A-Team, Simon & Simon
Melvin Farr, Jr. (born August 12, 1966 in Santa Monica, California) is a former American football running back who played one season for the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League. He attended and played college football for the UCLA Bruins.
Actor - Bringing Up Baby, At The Circus, Phantom Of The Opera '43, ... Walter Mitty, Pocketful Of Miracles, The Patsy, Hello Dolly!, The Sunshine Boys, Silent Movie, Freaky Friday, portrayed many 'mouth-popping' maitre'd, hotel clerks and aristocrats
Actor - Little House On The Prairie, Highway To Heaven, Carter Country, Get Smart, Rio Lobo, Charro!, Wild Rovers, Chato's Land, The Other, An Officer & A Gentleman, The House On Skull Mountain, Gunsmoke (18 episodes). Director
Actor: The Untouchables, Love Happy, Curse of the Undead, Tower of London, Piranha, Machismo, Timerider, Hello Down There, Bonanza, Tarzan, Gunsmoke, Peyton Place, Here's Lucy, Perry Mason, Maverick, Simon & Simon
Broadway and musical comedy star who appeared in the films 'The Opposite Sex,' 'Kismet,' 'It's Always Fair Weather' and 'Designing Woman.' She also won a Tony Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical for 'Carnival in Flanders.' She appeared in the
British Actor - My Fair Lady (Oscar win), Cleopatra (Oscar nom), Doctor Dolittle, The Ghost & Mrs. Muir, Anna & The King Of Siam, Foxes Of Harrow, The 4 Poster, The Agony & The Ecstacy, Yellow Rolls Royce, Midnight Lace, The Honey Pot, Staircase, Ashanti
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
former college/NFL cornerback/punt returner; played for Arizona State University, Raiders & Patriots; 9X Pro Bowler; 1976 NFL Defensive Player of the Year; 2X All-American; member of College & Pro Football Hall of Fames; #5 pick overall 1976 NFL Draft
American Actress and Model born 1932.Mrs.Great Britain 1949.Movies->'Floods of Fear','The Fox','Sadat','Carthage in Flames','Night Fighters','Lady of Monza','The Brain','Trader Horn','Sisters of Satan','What Waits Below'
R&B Singer/Saxophonist - Big Ten-Inch Record, I Want A Bowlegged Woman, ...Whiskey In The Well, Nosey Joe, Sneaky Pete, Bearcat Blues, I Can't Go On Without You, Love You Yes I Do, Little Girl Don't Cry, All My Love Belongs To You, ...Haul Off & L
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
former college/NFL defensive tackle; played at University of Alabama & Jets; #14 pick overall, 1979 NFL Draft; member of Alabama's 1978 National Championship team; All-American; played for Paul 'Bear' Bryant; current Jets radio analyst; Sack Exchange
Actor - Psycho, The Asphalt Jungle, Elmer Gantry, The Phenix City Story, The Kentuckian, Apache, Winchester '73, The Far Country, The Tin Star, Two Rode Together, Summer & Smoke, Who Was That Lady? TV: Wagon Train, The Virginian, Naked City
Actor - Rhoda, The Taking Of Pelham 1-2-3, Salem's Lot, Ragtime, Dune, Cat's Eye, Pope Of Greenwich Village, True Confessions, Whose Life Is It Anyway?, Carny, Blue Skies Again, Reckless, Armed & Dangerous, Heartbeeps, Three Fugitives, Ryan's Hope
American Actress and Singer Born: 03/19/1914.'Dressed To Kill','Song of Bernadette','Hitlers Madman','Calling Dr.Death','Queen of Amazons','Tarzan and the Huntress','Song of Thin Man','Song Without End','Fallen Sparrow'
Actor - The African Queen, Beat The Devil, Around The World In 80 Days, Take Her She's Mine, Topkapi, Those Mag. Men...Flying Machines, The Loved One, Theater Of Blood, Cromwell, Who Is Killing The Great Chefs Of Europe?, War & Remembrance
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
Author/Island of the Blue Dolphins, 1960,The Black Pearl, 1967, Streams to River, River to the Sea: A Novel of Sacagawea, 1986, The Road to Damietta, 1985, The Feathered Serpent, 1981 & My Name Is Not Angelica, 1989. 'Wrote 26 novels for Youngsters'
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
Rollin Putzier (born Rollin William Putzier) is a former defensive tackle in the National Football League. Putzier was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the fourth round of the 1988 NFL Draft and played that season with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Actor - The Guns Of Navarone, Lawrence Of Arabia, Anne Of 1,000 Days (AA nom.), The Wrong Man, Hamlet '48, The Fall Of The Roman Empire, Tarzan's Greatest Adventure, East Of Sudan, Operation Crossbow, A Study In Terror, The Tamarind Seed, QB VII
Voice Actress - the voices of Betty Boop, Olive Oyl, Little Lulu, Little Audrey, Winky Dink. Singer - On The Good Ship Lollipop (sold 2 million copies). Actress - Funny Girl, Christmas Vacation, Zelig, New York Stories
Actor - Archie Bunker's Place (61 eps. as Mr. Van Ranseleer), The Rifleman (38 eps. as Sweeney the bartender), Star Trek V (as McCoy's father), Advise & Consent, Twilight Zone: The Movie, MANY TV guest roles. He was Bob Newhart's father-in-law
Actress: Days of Wine and Roses, Anatomy of a Murder, A Face in the Crowd, The Omen, Wild River, The Long Hot Summer, Experiment in Terror, The Detective, Telefon, Baby the Rain Must Fall, No Way to Treat a Lady, The Wheeler Dealers, The Medusa Touch
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: 1922) - Strangers On A Train, Champion, The Window, Jungle Queen (title role), Belle Starr's Daughter (title role), Colt .45, Dallas '50, Mara Maru, Tanganyika, The Far Country, The Bottom Of The Bottle, The Long Hot Summer (TV)
Former WHA/NHL center. Played for the Houston Aeros (1974/75-1977/78) Winnipeg Jets (1978/79) Chicago Blackhawks (1979/80-1982/83) LA Kings (1982/83-1984/85) Pittsburgh Penguins (1985/86-1986/87) & Minnesota North Stars (1987/88-1988/89)
Actor - The Brothers Karamazov, The Bravados, The Unforgiven, Wild River, The Outrage, Hr. Of The Gun, The Flim-Flam Man, The Ambushers, Caddyshack, Brubaker, Empire Of The Ants, Dragonslayer. TV: Daniel Boone, Petrocelli, Lost In Space, Twi. Zone (3)
Former NHL defenseman for the Boston Bruins (1973/74 - 1978/79) Hartford Whalers (1979/80 -1980/81) and Los Angeles Kings (1981/82 - 1982/83). Currently the head coach of the Fort Wayne Komets of the IHL
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
Actor - The Amos 'n' Andy Show/Lightnin' (TV Show); Carmen Jones; ...Mad, Mad World; Disney's Song Of The South (voice/Br'er Bear); Zombies On Broadway; Ramar Of The Jungle. Founded the Ebony Showcase Theatre in 1950
Actress: My Little Margie, The Gale Storm Show (Oh, Susannah!), Swing Parade of 1946, The Texas Rangers, Revenge of the Zombies, The Underworld Story, Abandoned, Man of Cheyenne // Singer: Dark Moon, A Teenage Prayer, I Hear You Knockin'
Actress - Radio: Meet Corliss Archer (as Mrs. Archer). TV: Dennis the Menace (as Mrs. Elkins, 16 episodes). MANY TV guest-starring roles (including Martin Sloan's mother in the classic 'Walking Distance' episode of The Twilight Zone - +1)
Film Director - Cape Fear, The Guns Of Navarone, Tiger Bay, Taras Bulba, Mackenna's Gold, What A Way To Go!, 2 Planet Of The Apes films, The Blue Knight, The White Buffalo, The Greek Tycoon, Firewalker, Death Wish 4
Actor - The Good, The Bad & The Ugly; High Noon; The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance; Gunfight At The OK Corral; Escape From New York; The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms; It Conquered The World; The Mag. 7 Ride!; MANY '50s-'60's TV guest starring roles
Actor - 12 Angry Men, The Dirty Dozen, Harper, The Silencers, Midway, The Sandpiper, Revenge Of The Pink Panther, Pvt. Benjamin, SOB, $, The Choirboys, The Great White Hope, The Stripper, Wild Geese 2, Nuts, Moonlighting (as Cybill Shepherd's father)
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
'The Alamo' 1960, Friday The 13th Part IV (Jason), stunt man who's doubled for Clark Gable, John Wayne, Lee Marvin, and Fess Parker, appeared in The X- Files, Major League, Starman, The Wild Life, Romancing The Stone, Man From UNCLE, Gone In Sixty Second