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 Actress - Silent Films - Movie - 'The Queen Of Sheba' (1921), 'She' (1925), 'The Spitfire' (1924), 'Fair Lady' (1922), 'Sinner Or Saint' (1923), 'Chu-Chin-Chow' (1923), 'The Breath Of Scandal' (1924), 'The Girl From Gay Paree' (1927)
American Female Former Basketball Player - Guard/Forward - 'Detroit Shock' (2000-2002), 'Phoenix Mercury'; (2003), 'Houston Comets' (2006). Jones Cup Gold Medal Winner (Taiwan 1998), Pan American Games Bronze Medal Winner (Canada 1999)
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
Actor - The Maltese Falcon (as Sam Spade's doomed partner, Miles Archer), Miracle On 34th Street (as the hapless D.A.), Blondie film series, High Sierra, Out Of The Fog, Mr. Skeffington, The Jungle Captive, The Fuller Brush Girl, LOTS of TV roles
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 - 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)
Actor - The Ipcress File, The Kremlin Letter, Zulu, Tobruk, Khartoum, Jason & The Argonauts, Sword Of Sherwood Forest, The Wrecking Crew, The Ruling Class, Beat Girl, The Face Of Fu Manchu, The Skull, Masque Of The Red Death, Corridors Of Blood
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
Actress - Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde '32, Fast & Loose, Becky Sharp, Barbary Coast, These Three, Two Kinds Of Women, Trouble In Paradise, Design For Living, The Story Of Temple Drake, Virginia City, The Heiress, Carrie, The Children's Hour
British actor born 1915.'One of Our Aircraft is Missing','Deadly Nightshade','Trials of Oscar Wilde','Blue Scar','Wicked Lady','Beware of Pity','Nicholas Nickleby','Hour of Glory','Three Cases of Murder','Hunchback of Notre Dame','Doctor Who'
Actress - North By Northwest (as Cary Grant's mother), To Catch A Thief (as Grace Kelly's mother), The Swan, Mr. Belvedere Goes To College, The Girl He Left Behind, Boys' Night Out, Critic's Choice, Gidget Goes To Rome, Goodbye Again, Bon Voyage!
Actress - Touch Of Evil, A Hole In The Head, Who Was That Lady?, Joe McDoakes shorts, The Bob Cummings Show, The Beverly Hillbillies, Klondike, lots of TV guest starring roles, including The Adventures Of Superman (as 'Mrs. Superman')
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
Scotish Actor born 1908.'Devil Girl from Mars','Lili Marlene','Seventh Veil','File of Golden Goose','First Man in the Moon','Fire Over Africa','Night People','Pimpernel Smith','Robin Hood','Lawman','Deathwork','Johnny on Spot'
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
Actor - Mary Poppins, Bedknobs & Broomsticks, A Study In Scarlet (as Sherlock Holmes), Sherlock Holmes '32 (as Dr Watson), A Tale Of 2 Cities, Queen Christina, Anna Karenina, Voltaire, The Great Ziegfeld, Mrs Miniver, National Velvet, Madame X, Rosali
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
(1898-1972)announcer on the CBS radio show Lux Radio Theater, staying with the show for 6 years. As an actor, known for Sun Valley Serenade (1941), The President's Mystery (1936) and Man from Headquarters (1942)
Much loved eccentric British actress. Miss Marple in four 1960s films. Blithe Spirit, The VIPs, Passport to Pimlico, The Mouse On the Moon, The Happiest Days of Your Life, I'm Alright Jack, The Runaway Bus
George Henry Sanders (3 July 1906 - 25 April 1972) was an English film and television actor,his carrer spanning 40 years. For his role as the acerbic, cold-blooded theatre critic Addison DeWitt in All About Eve (1950) Sanders won an Academy Award for Best
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 - Touch Of Evil, Dragon Seed, Ocean's 11, For Whom The Bells Toll, The Gen. Died At Dawn, Union Pacific, Bridge Of San Luis Rey, Naughty Marietta, Anastasia, Lord Jim, The Great Gambini (title role), The Black Sleep, After The Fox, Alphaville
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
Actress - My Friend Irma (title role - films & TV series), A Girl In Every Port, Babes In Toyland '34, Boy Meets Girl, The Great Garrick, Satan Met A Lady, The Invisible Menace, Shine On Harvest Moon, The Story Of Mankind, Mr. Hobbs Takes A Vacation