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.
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, The Sunshine Boys (1975)
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
Irish fencer. She is Ireland's oldest living Olympian and oldest living Olympic fencer in the world. She is now known as Tommy McCormack and lives in Dublin, Ireland and recently celebrated her 102 birthday
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 - Kiss Of Death, Beau Geste, Destry Rides Again, Jesse James '39, The Great McGinty (title role), Brigham Young, Union Pacific, The Glass Key, The Virginian '46, The Big Combo, Cowboy, Killer McCoy, Curse Of The Fly, Dangerous Assignment (TV)
Irish Actress - Wuthering Heights (AA nom), Dark Victory, Watch On The Rhine, The Gay Sisters, Wilson, OSS, 3 Strangers, Flight From Destiny, 10 North Frederick, The Pawnbroker, Rachel Rachel, Easy Money, Poltergeist 2, The Mango Tree, Harry & Tonto
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
British Actress born 1917.was married to Minister John Profumo.'Bride of Frankenstein','Great Expectations','Werewolf of London','Mystery of Edwin Drood','Life Returns','Blanch Fury','Blackout','Clouds Over Europe'
British actor born 1929.Albert Riddle on'Robins Nest'(1977-81),'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory','Stardust','Moondance','The Jigsaw Man','Ulysses','Waking Ned Divine','Greenfingers','Scarlett','Merlin of the Crystal Cave'
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
Irish Actor - The Quiet Man, Them!, Valley Of The Dragons, Moonfleet, Lorna Doone, The Guns Of Fort Petticoat, I Cover The Underworld, Bandolero!, The Dead, 2 1947 Dick Tracy films, several Disney films, The Californians (TV), Bring 'Em Back Alive (TV)
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
Actress - Miracle On 34th Street, Hunchback Of Notre Dame, How Green Was My Valley, The Black Swan, 5 John Wayne films, Buffalo Bill, Lady Godiva-, Foxes Of Harrow, Sentimental Journey, The Parent Trap, Spencer's Mountain, The Rare Breed, Only The Lonely
Actor: Ulysses, The Verdict, Romeo & Juliet, Barbarella, Theater of Blood, Sacco & Vanzetti, QB VII, Purple Rose of Cairo, The Dream Team, Opportunity Knocks, Only the Lonely, Me Mammy, Oz, The Butcher Boy, Murder in the Heartland
Actress - 6 Tarzan films (as Jane), The Thin Man, A Day At The Races, Pride & Prejudice, A Yank At Oxford, David Copperfield, Anna Karenina, Devil Doll, Maisie Was A Lady, The Big Clock, The Tall T, Hannah & Her Sisters. Mother of actress Mia Farrow
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, 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
Irish Actor (b: 1924) - 'Richard the Lionheart' (UK TV - title role), 'The Tell-Tale Heart', 'Ghost Ship', 'Undercover Agent', 'It Takes a Thief', 'To the Public Danger', 'Hideout', 'Woman of Mystery','Jassy',,'Make Mine a Million','Mania','Mark of Cain'
Writer, Director and Actor in TV series / movies 1961-2010 = 14 credits including: ' The Six Million Dollar Man - Nuclear Alert, Ironside, Mannix, The Wild Wild West -Night of the Fugitives. . . Bronco - Prince of Darkness (1961)'
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