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 Actor - TV Series - 'Little House On The Prairie' (1974-1983), 'Mannix' (1968-1974), 'Voyage To The Bottom Of The Sea ' (1964-1968). Movie - 'High Plains Drifte' (1973), 'Witless Protection' (2008), 'Newman's Law' (1974) Plus Many More
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
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
Actor: (Z Cars - The Black Stuff - The Boys from The Black Stuff - No Surrender - In Sickness and In Health - Priest - Common as Muck - Leapin' Leprechauns - Playing The Field - Conspiracy of Silence - ETC.)
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 - Oscar winner for Capote, Magnolia, Along Came Polly, Twister, Scent of a Woman, Boogie Nights, Mission Impossible 3, Cold Mountain, Red Dragon, Punch Drunk Love, Talented Mr. Ripley, Big Lebowski, Leap of Faith, the Count in 'The Boat That Rocked'
British actor born 1930.Rex on'The Squirrels'(1974-77),'Jude','File of the Golden Goose','Valentine Park','Seconds Out','The Nesbitts are Coming','Jesus of Nazareth','Porridge','The Last of the Baskets'
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
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
Actor (b: 1948) - Meet the Parents, The Talented Mr. Ripley, Snow Falling On Cedars, The Game, Independence Day, 8 Seconds, My Cousin Vinny, Scent Of A Woman, Carlito's Way, Lorenzo's Oil, White Sands, Guarding Tess, Comanche Moon, Third Watch, Homeland
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
Actor - Andy Hardy series, Boys Town, National Velvet, Babes In Arms, Captains Courageous, The Adv of Huckleberry Finn, Words & Music, Breakfast At Tiffany's, ...Mad, Mad World, Bill, The Black Stallion; one of 12 actors to win the Juvenile Academy Award
Actor: Judgment at Nuremberg, The Man in the Glass Booth, Julia, Stalin, The Black Hole, A Bridge Too Far, The Young Lions, The Deadly Affair, The Odessa File, Topkapi, Pope Joan, The Castle, The Freshman, Deep Impact, Joan of Arc, Vampires, Wiseguy
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 Waltons, Cool Hand Luke, The Magnificent Seven Ride, Five Easy Pieces, Trouble Man, Roots, The Bodyguard, Murder One, Sioux City, Carnivale, NCIS, Bones, Timequest, The Grissom Gang, The Stone Killer, Lawman, Cliffhanger, Days of Our Lives
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