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 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
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
Jason Mansfield Johnson (born November 8, 1965) is a former American football wide receiver who played three seasons in the National Football League with the Denver Broncos, Pittsburgh Steelers and New Orleans Saints.
Football - College: Iowa. NFL: Detroit Lions. Actor - Webster, Blazing Saddles (as MONGO), Porky's, FM, When Time Ran Out, Against All Odds, Victor/Victoria, Nobody's Perfekt, Centennial, The Street Corner Kids 1-2
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
Actor - Blacula & Scream Blacula Scream (title role); Pee Wee's Playhouse (as King of Cartoons); Abby; The Boston Strangler; Demetrius & The Gladiators; Zigzag; Twilight's Last Gleaming; Rosetti & Ryan; Sorceress; Dinosaur Valley Girls
Actor-Star Wars Episode V:The Empire Strikes Back(General McQuarrie)/Concept Artist-Battlestar Galactica,Cherry 2000,Star Wars,Cocoon,Raiders of The Lost Ark,Total Recall,Close Encunters of Third Kind,E.T.
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
MLB pitcher1986-2003 for Cubs, Brewers, Phillies, Pirates, Diamondbacks, Blue Jays. 3x All - Star. Best in 1986 (rookie) going 10-7, 14 saves, 2.97 ERA & 1988 went 1-2, 30 saves, 2.41 ERA & 1989 going 3-4, 33 saves, 2.35 ERA. Uncle of Zack Plesac
former college/NBA shooting guard; played for Purdue University, Bucks, 76ers, Spurs and Hawks; #1 overall pick 1994 NBA Draft; member of Spurs 2005 NBA championship team; 1991 Indiana Mr. Basketball; 2X All-Star; 1991 McDonalds All-American
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
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
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
NFL Player: Chiefs, Raiders & Steelers // Actor: Black Caesar, Hammer, Hell Up In Harlem, Crazy Joe, The Big Score, Delta Force Commando 1&2, From Dusk Till Dawn, Children Of The Corn 5, Starsky & Hutch, Fast Track, The Equalizer, PSI Factor