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: Dick Tracy, Race With The Devil, Ride The High Country, Pat Garrett & Billy The Kid, The Fugitive Kind, The Car, Predator, Hammett, Children Of The Corn, Friday The 13th - The Series, THE Cat, Jocks, Warlock 2
Model - The Chesterfield Girl, The Ipana Girl. Actress - Titanic '53, Interlude, Yancy Derringer (as Madame Francine, Derringer's love interest). Wife of the late ventriloquist, Edgar Bergen (1945-1975-his death). Mother of actress, Candice Bergen
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
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
Actress - Friends, Family Ties, Cougar Town, Scream 1-4, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Misfits of Science, Masters of the Universe, The Opposite Sex & How To Live With Them, 3000 Miles to Graceland, November, Zoom, Dirt, Barnyard, As The World Turns
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
Is a Christian evangelical broadcaster and a Republican State Senator in Alabama (USA), representing the 14th District since 2002. He represents portions of Jefferson, Shelby, Bibb and Chilton Counties.
Actress: One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest, Exorcist 2, Firestarter, Lady In Red, The Cheap Detective, Invaders From Mars, Brainstorm, Flowers In The Attic, Two Moon Junction, Mulholland Falls, Blue Steel, Cruel Intentions, Star Trek DS9, Boy Who Could Fly
former college/NFL quarterback/halfback/defensive back/kick returner; played for University of Alabama, Redskins & Lions; Lions Head Coach 1965-1966; #1 pick overall 1948 NFL Draft; All-American; 2X Pro Bowler
Actor: The Shield, Justified, Cowboys & Aliens, Straw Dogs, Predators, The Crow - Salvation, Sons of Anarchy, Major League 3, The Next Karate Kid, Six, Vice Principals, The Hateful Eight, Django Unchained
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
WW2 veteran and last surviving member of the famed U.S. Antarctic Service Expedition, often referred to as Rear Admiral Richard Byrd's third Antarctic Expedition. He is now 93 and lives in Jacksonville, Florida, USA. Born: 1921
former college/NBA/ABA forward; played for Memphis State University, Nets, Spurs, Cavaliers, Bulls & Warriors; member of Nets 73-74 ABA championship team; nicknamed Special K; set NBA record for steals in one game (11)
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
Stuntman & Actor: Rollerball, Earthquake, Blacula films, Foxy Brown, Cleopatra Jones, Coffy, Black Caesar, Action Jackson, Beyond-Valley Of The Dolls, The Deep, Volcano, Beastmaster, Oceans 11, National Treasure, Magnum PI
former college/NFL/WFL/CFL running back; played for University of Alabama, B.C. Lions, Bears & Birmingham Vulcans; member of College Football Hall of Fame; 2X All-American; nicknamed 'The Italian Stallion'
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
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, but as of spring, 2015, has not pitched in the major leagues
B.Wilsonia Benita Driver/Birmingham, Alabama on 09/09/1934(African American Poet often associated with the Black Arts Movement. Authored over a dozen books of poetry, as well as plays and children's books, influential part of the Civil Rights Movement)
American actor born 1925.Paul Martin on'Lassie'(1957-58),Jesus Christ in''The Power of Ressurection'(1958),'Oregon Passage','Dragon Wells Massacre','Return of Jack Dlade','Attack','What Ever Happened to Baby Jane'
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
Actress - Norma Rae, Bound For Glory, The Drowning Pool, Who'll Stop The Rain, The American President, The Gathering 1-2, Dr. Quinn..., Melrose Place, First Monday, Heartbeat, What A Country, Em. Point NAS, Seinfeld, Star Trek: DS9, Dallas, Dark Shadows
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