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 - The Other Side Of Midnight, Rollerball, Audrey Rose, Sleeper, Three In The Attic, Sky Riders, Pat Garrett & Billy The Kid, The Big Bus, TimeCop 2, Dallas, Flamingo Road, Passions, Nichols, Days Of Our Lives
American Actor, Singer And Musician - TV Series - 'Broadside' (1964-1965), 'Bachelor Father' (1958-1962). Movie - 'Inherit the Wind' (1960), 'Brainstorm' (1983), 'High Time' (1960). Best known for singing 'I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus'
British TV and Voice Actress born 1924.'James Bond-For Your Eyes Only','Mr.Digby Darling'(1969-71),'Who Do You Do'(1972-76),'Folly to Be Wise','Underground Ernie','Revolver','Out with the Old, In with the New'
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
British Comedian and Actor born 1920.Bertie Wooster in 'World of Wooster'(1965-67),Peter Lamb in 'Bachelor Father'(1970-71),'Im Alright Jack','School for Scoundrels','Colditz Story','Lucky Jim','5 Red Herrings','Left Right and Centre','From Beyond Grave'
Actor-Kung Fu,Kill Bill Volumes 1 and 2,Taggart,Shane,The Violent Ones,Good Guys and The Bad Guys,Safari 3000,Death Race 2000,Deathsport,Lone Wolf Mcquade,Grey Lady Down,The Long Riders,Animal Instincts,North and South,Bird on a Wire,Brothers in Arms
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
Former college/NBA guard/forward; L.A. Lakers; coached NDBL Albuquerque Thunderbirds; current L.A. Sparks Head Coach; 5X NBA Champion; will become Women's basketball coach at USC following 2009 WNBA season
British Actor born 1929. Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart in Doctor Who. The Avengers, Bullseye, Watch the Birdies, Then Churchill Said to Me, French Fields, Only Fools & Horses, Juliet Bravo, The Champions, Randall & Hopkirk
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
British Actress born 1916.Sister of Actress Joan Fontaine.won 2 Oscars for 'To Each His Own'(1946) and 'The Heiress'(1949).'Gone With the Wind','Not as a Stranger','Snake Pit','Robin Hood','Hush Sweet Charlotte','Dodge City','Raffles','Cpt.Blood'
Actor: Spaceballs, Norwood, Blazing Saddles, Silent Movie, The Muppet Movie, Smokey and the Bandit 2, History of the World Part 1, Cannonball Run, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Loose Cannons, Stargate SG-1
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
NFL, Kicker. Atlanta Falcons. Formerly w/ Denver Broncos. Member of the Broncos' two Super Bowl champion teams. In 1998, Elam kicked a 63-yard field goal to tie Tom Dempsey's 1970 record for the longest field goal in NFL history
Actor: The Hustler, Carrie, Whats Up Doc?, Jeremiah Johnson, High Plains Drifter, Silver Streak, The Champ, Dark Shadows,, Traveling Executioner, Blood Beach, Megaville, Victory At Entebbe, The Rosary Murders, Murder in the First, The Rockford Files
Legendary Grammy and Emmy winning singer alongside husband Steve Lawrence. Also made many Latin albums which are very popular. Host of 'The Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme Show' (t.v., 1958), and series regular The Tonight Show (t.v., 1954-57)
Actress - 7th Voyage of Sinbad, Rear Window, Unchained, Mister Cory, The Phoenix City Story, The Wild Party, The Guns of Fort Petticoat, Operation Mad Ball, Gunman's Walk, Anatomy of a Murder, widow of Bing Crosby
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 - Bracken's World, Garrison's Gorillas, Christina, Robot Wars, Child's Play 2 & 3, Search for Tomorrow, Ryan's Hope, Rich Man Poor Man 2, Rituals, The Phantom Of Hollywood, The Suicide Club, Superdome
Retired NHL Defenseman (Montreal Canadiens, Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, Ottawa Senators, Carolina Hurricanes, St. Louis Blues, Florida Panthers, New York Rangers, Minnesota Wild) - Stanley Cup Winner: '93
Actor: Batman, Bloody Mama, Sudden Impact, Maximum Overdrive, Baby Boom, Lightning Jack, Road to Redemption, Brewster's Millions, Norma Rae, Shaft, Life Goes On, The Gauntlet, Hang 'Em High, The Ugly American, Gunsmoke, The Falcon and the Snowman
Director/Writer - Breakfast Club, 16 Candles, Ferris Beuller..., Planes Trains & Automobiles, Uncle Buck, Weird Science, Curly Sue, She's Having a Baby. Writer - NL Vacation 1-3, Home Alone 1-4, Beethoven 1-4, Mr. Mom, Pretty In Pink, Dennis The Menace
British Actress and TV-Host born 1925.Paddy on'The Rag Trade'(1961-78),'A Clockwork Orange','Phantom of the Opera','For Adults Only','The Entertainer','The Millionares','Deep Blue Sea','Flashbacks of a Fool','Gustav Mahler Story'
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/NBA forward; played for UConn, Bulls, Timberwolves, Jazz, 76ers, Cavaliers, Raptors, Warriors & SuperSonics; All-American; #4 pick overall 1994 NBA Draft; current college assistant coach