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.
Pioneering Rhythm & Blues Singer/Songwriter - Rockin' At Midnight, Long About Midnight, Boogie At Midnight, Hard Luck Blues, Good Rocking Tonight, Miss Fanny Brown, Cadillac Baby, Let The 4 Winds Blow, Bar Room Blues, Love Don't Love Nobody, Big Town
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
Voice Actor - Disney's Peter Pan, Sleeping Beauty, Fun & Fancy Free, Robin Hood, The Rescuers, The Great Mouse Detective. Others - Wizard Of Oz, Heavy Traffic, Mighty Mouse. Actor - Radio's Jimmy Durante Show, Herbie Rides Again. Bassist
American Actress (b: 1910) - A Night at The Opera (w/The Marx Brothers), Hollywood Canteen, Murder at Vanities, She Loves Me Not, Here Is My Heart, Larceny With Music. Game Show Panelist - To Tell The Truth. Opera Singer. Broadway
American mixed martial arts fighter. She currently competes for UFC in the women's bantamweight division. Carmouche competed in the first ever women's MMA match in the UFC when she competed against Ronda Rousey for the UFC Women's Bantamweight Champio
Actress: The Untouchables, The Dead Pool, Jumanji, Murder One, The Green Mile, The Pledge, Far from Heaven, Dogville, Six Feet Under, The Woods, All the King's Men, No Reservations, Lars and the Real Girl, Elegy, Shutter Island, Easy A, Last Weekend
R&B Singer - Gimme Shelter (duet with Mick Jagger & her own single version), one of Ray Charles' Raelettes, the original Acid Queen in the 1972 London production of The Who's Tommy, sang backup with Neil Young, Elvis, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Carole King, others
Actor: The Paleface, Massacre River, Sitting Bull, Maverick, Black Gold, Death Valley Days, The Great Sioux Massacre, Nevada Smith, A Man Called Horse, El Condor, Gunsmoke, Bonanza, The A-Team, Ernest Goes to Camp
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
American Actor born 1918.Stuart Tarleton-Scarletts Beau in 'Gone With the Wind'(1945),Henchman Duke in'The Gay Amigo'(1949).He played only in 2 movies and 4 TV-Series.'Lawman','Lost in Space','Surfside6','Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea'
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
R&B Singer/Songwriter - Blueberry Hill, The Fat Man, Ain't That A Shame, I'm Walkin', I'm In Love Again, Blue Monday, Whole Lotta Loving, I Want To Walk You Home, My Girl Josephine, 1986 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee
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
Chelsea Alicia Hayes (born February 9, 1988) is an American track and field athlete who competes primarily in the long jump and 100-meter dash. Her personal records for the events are 7.10 m (23 ft 3? in) and 11.15 seconds, respectively
former college/AFL wide receiver; played for Northern Louisiana & Houston Oilers; 5X AFL All-Star; scored first touchdown in Oilers team history; first wide receiver to catch 100 or more passes in a season; 2X AFL Champion
American Actress born 1923.Alice Mitchell on 'Dennis the Menace'(1959-63),'Racing Luck','Rancho Notorious','Air Hostess','Freudin Rythm','Kill the Umpire','Mrs.Grant Takes Richmond','Johnny Allegro','My Little Margie','Arkansas Swing'
Entertainer - Mouseketeer on Mickey Mouse Club. Actress - Walt Disney Presents Annette (Madge Markham), Leave It To Beaver (Julie Foster '59-'63), Bachelor Father (Lila Meredith '60-'61), Ozzie & Harriet (Norma '62-'63), A Summer Place
Actor: Forbidden Planet, Giant, Gunfight At The OK Corral, The Rainmaker, The Bridges At Toko-Ri, The Big Combo, The Sons Of Katie Elder, Police Woman, Hotel, Wide Country, P.S.I. Luv U, NightMan, Caroline in the City, Delta
Actor - King Of Kings (as Jesus), The Searchers, The Last Hurrah, The Proud Ones, The Frogmen, The Great Locomotive Chase, A Kiss Before Dying, Sgt. Rutledge, Hell To Eternity, The Longest Day, Star Trek (as Capt. Pike in orig. unaired pilot)
Is the first woman to have served as the Director of the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, a position which she held from 1994 to 1996. NASA Administrator since 1970. Now Retired from NASA. Worked for Dept. of Energy. Consultant on Apollo 13 film
former college/NFL/AAFL running back; played for Tulane University, Cleveland Browns, Miami Seahawks & Brooklyn Dodgers; 1X Pro Bowler; member of Browns 1950, 1954 & 1955 NFL Championship teams; father of former NFL quarterback Bert Jones
Historian/Southeastern Louisiana University professor emeritus of history/known for research into assassination of JFK in which Kurtz theory Oswald did not act alone/'Crime Of Century: Kennedy Assassination From A Historian's Perspective'
Actress: The Jungle Princess, The Hurricane, Thrill of a Lifetime, Tropic Holiday, St. Louis Blues, Road to Singapore, Typhoon, Moon Over Burma, Beyond the Blue Horizon, Dixie, Road to Bali, Creepshow 2
former college/NFL quarterback/halfback; played for University of Tennessee & Dallas Texans; All-American; member of CHOF; member of Tennessee Vols 1951 national championship team; former Louisiana Senator; Heisman Trophy 1951 runner-up
Author - Get Shorty, Be Cool, Out Of Sight, Killshot, 52 Pickup, Stick, Touch, Bandits, Glitz, LaBrava, The Switch, Maximum Bob, Rum Punch, Mr. Majestyk, Cuba Libre, 3:10 To Yuma, Hombre, Tishomingo Blues, The Hot Kid, Raylan. Screenwriter
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: Saturday Night Live, Cooley High, Car Wash, The Jeffersons, Hill Street Blues, The Stuff, Critical Condition, Hunter, Earth Angel, Children of the Night, Roc, Coneheads, Martin, The Jamie Foxx Show, 2 Broke Girls
American Actor born 1928.'Night of Blood Beast','Brain Eaters','Bucket of Blood','Swamp Woman',Attack of Crab Monster','Cry Baby Killer','T-Bird Gang','Midway','Boneyard','Airport-75','Benji','Twilight Zone','Gunsmoke'
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
former college/AFL/NFL safety; played for LSU, Dallas Texans, Kansas City Chiefs; 6X AFL All-Star; member of Chiefs Super Bowl IV championship team; member of LSU 1958 National championship team; member of Chiefs Hall of Fame; member of LSU Hall of Fame
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