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.
MLB catcher from 1953-66 with Reds, Giants, Braves, Cubs, and Angels. Hit a home run in 1962 World Series.
Best season was 1956, getting 28 home runs in 383 at - bats with 75 RBI's and .300 batting average
Musician-Danny Barcelona was a jazz drummer best known for his years with Louis Armstrong's All-Stars. He was a Filipino-American born in Waipahu a community of sugar cane plantation families East of Honolulu, Hawaii
MLB outfielder 1948-61 for Yanks, A's. 3x All - Star.. Manager 1961-62 A's, 64-68 Yanks (World Champs in 66) , 69 Orioles. Led league in triples in 1957. Best in 1956 with 26 HR./ 9 World Series (7x Champ) 21 RS. 2 doubles, 3 triples, 7 HR, 24 RBI
American Actor born 1906.'Tarzan','Treasure of Sierra Madre','Dark Passage','Sahara','Mildred Pierce','Sudden Fear','Love Me Tender','Alligator People','Cosmic Man'...Star shot putter at the Olympic games 1928
Actor: Sheriff Coltrane on 'The Dukes of Hazzard'(1979-85),'Killer Shrews','Shock Corridor','Sounder','Cimarron Kid','Last of Badman','Verboten!','Black Gold','Brain Machine','Death Mask','Gunsmoke','Rawhide','Twilight Zone','Wagon Train','Hooper', The Du
American Actor and Singer born 1918.member of the 'Rat Pack'.'The Joey Bishop Show'(1961-65),'Oceans Eleven','Delta Force','Betsys Wedding','Whats My Line','Match Game PM','Onionhead','Mad Dog Time','Whos Minding the Mint','Johnny Carson Tonight'
American Actress - Movie - 'Tonight and Every Night' (1945), 'My Sister Eileen' (1942), 'Once Upon a Time (1944), 'Gallant Journey' (1946), 'Fabulous Dorseys' (1947), 'The Black Arrow Strikes' (1948), 'Tars and Spars' (1946), 'Boys Night Out' (1962)
American Former Baseball Player - Third Baseman - 'Kansas City Athletics' (1955-1957), 'New York Yankees' (1959-1966), 'Atlanta Braves' (1967-1971), 'Taiyo Whales' (1972-1975). World Series Champion Twice (1961, 1962)
English Former Actress - TV Series - 'Eastenders' (2002-2005), The Bright Side' (1985), 'Brookside' (Guest Role)(1984), 'L for Lester' (Guest)(1982), 'Citizen Smith' (1977-1980), 'Couples' (1976), 'The Newcomers' (1965-1966), 'Emmerdale'(1977) Plus More
Actor - Films: Black Like Me, The Liberation Of L.B. Jones, The Cowboys, Logan's Run, Twilight's Last Gleaming, Uptown Sat. Night, Legal Eagles, The Beast, Babe 1&2 (narrator). TV: Soap, Falcon Crest, Spider-Man (v/Kingpin), A Different World
American Former Actress - Movie - 'Trains & Automobiles' (1987), 'American Gigolo' (1980), 'Behind the Eight Ball' (1942), 'Keep 'Em Flying' (1941). TV Series - 'WKRP in Cincinnati' (1979-1982), 'Knots Landing' (Guest Role)(1981) The Golden Girls
American Child Actor of 30/40tys born 1928.Brother of Child-Actors Ann,June and Tommy Bupp. 'Citizen Kane','No Place to Go','Renegade Trail','Love is on the Air','Three Faces West','Lost Horizon','Sergeant York','Devil and Daniel Webster'
MLB pitcher 1950-67 for 6 teams. 3x All-Star. 1957 W.S. MVP going 3-0 with 0.67 ERA. Best season - 1956 with 19-10, save, leading the league in ERA 2.70 & Shutouts (2x in career). Also led league other yrs in wins (21), W-L %, CG. No-hitter in 1960
Actor: A Perfect World, The Legend of Zorro, City by the Sea, Limbo, The Equalizer, The Abyss, Article 99, The Devil's Advocate, Law & Order, Gangs of New York, Baywatch, Flo, Innocent Blood, Fly by Night, True Blue
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
MLB pitcher from 1943-57 for Yankees, Browns, White Sox, Senators. 1944 & 45 Military Service. All - Star. Best seasons 1949 going 15-7, 3.72 ERA & 1955 with 16-5, 2 saves, 3.15 ERA, led league in w - l %. Four World Series going 1-1 with 2.53 ERA
Actor: Charles on Charge, Dr.Kildare, Return of the Living Dead 3, Lady Sings the Blues, The Burning Bed, Hero, Golden Girls, Knight Rider, Lou Grant, Perry Mason, Twilight Zone, Invanders, Picket Fences, The A-Team, Remington Steele
Canadian Former Female Author, Journalist, And Social Activist - Novel - 'The Man Who Lost Himself' (2000), 'Twelve Weeks In Spring' (1986), 'The Sleepwalker' (1970), 'Trial Without End: A Shocking Story Of Women and AIDS' (1995)
Irish Female Psychiatrist And Author - Novel - 'The Mental Health Of Young People In Ireland: A Report Of The Psychiatric Epidemology Research Across The Lifespan (PERL) Group' (2013) She Wrote The Printed Column In Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine
American Former Male Actor - TV Series - 'Barney Miller (1976-1982), 'The Montefuscos' (1975), 'The Corner Bar' (1973), 'Lucky Luke' (1992), 'Have Faith' (1989). Movie - 'Silent Movie' (1976), 'History Of The World Pt. 1' (1981),
American Former Actress And Opera Singer - Movie - 'A Night At The Opera' (1935), 'Hollywood Canteen' (1944), 'Murder At Vanities (1934), 'She Loves Me Not' (1934), 'Here Is My Heart' (1934), 'Larceny With Music' (1934), 'Radio Days' (1987)
American Former Female Actress - Movie - 'The Monster Of Piedras Blancas' (1959), 'Born Reckless' (1958), 'Untamed Youth' (1957), 'The Devil's Hand' (1961), 'The Three Outlaws' (1961), 'War Drums' (1957), 'The Naked Monster' (2005)
American Former Female Politician -'Member Of The
U.S. House Of Representatives From Indiana'(1997-2007), 'Member Of The Indiana Senate From The 34th District'(1976-1990), 'Member Of The Indiana House Of Representatives From The 45th District'(1972-1976)
French Actor,Director and Writer born 1932.Father of Actor Vincent Cassel.'Murder on Orient Express','Crimson Rivers','Pret-a-Porter','Killing Game','The Bear and Doll','Army of Shadows','La Rupture','Legend of Doom House','From Hell to Victory','La Trui
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
MLB umpire for N.L. from 1956-75. Umpired 3 World Series (1961,63, 69) & 3 All - Star games (1959, 61, 68). Also the N.L. Championship Series in 1971. Not many argued his calls, as most knew of his hobby of boxing
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
Canadian actress born 1922.Lily Munster on'The Munsters'(1964-66),'The Ten Commandments','Criss Cross','Tomahawk','Captains Paradise','Fort Algiers','A Global Affair','McLintok!','Buccaneers Girl','Munster!Go Home', 'Follies' (Original BDWY Production)
Actress - Gunn (Edie Hart, Peter Gunn's girlfriend), Chamber Of Horrors, Goodbye Charlie, A Covenant With Death, Red Line 7000, The Richard Boone Show, Dr. Kildare (TV). Married twice: actor Brian Kelly & composer Maurice Jarre. Both ended in divorce
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
Voice Actor - Trilogy Of Terror (v/Zuni fetish doll), v/Ernie The Keebler Elf, 5 Planet Of The Apes films, The Bugaloos (v/Sparky), HR Puffnstuf (v/Dr Blinkey), Sigmund & The Sea Monsters (v/BD Ooze), Transformers (v/Inferno), Land Of The Lost, Lidsville
Actress - Bewitched (as Esmeralda), Designing Women (as Bernice), Evening Shade, Capt. Nice, Jackie Gleason & His American Scene Magazine, Grease, The Graduate, To Kill A Mockingbird, The Flim-Flam Man, Viva Max, Gator. 'The Female Paul Lynde'
British Stage and movie Actor born 1921.'Fiddler on Roof','The Hill','Bedazzled','Blood of Satans Claw','Crucible of Horror','Berserk','Innocent Bystanders','Avengers','Bramwell','Freud','Pat and Mo','Peter and Paul'
Am. Actor (b: 1917) - Gunsmoke (Wilbur Jonas: 1955-74), Little House On The Prairie (Rev. Robt. Alden: 1974-84), Picket Fences (Rev. Novotny), The Green Mile, House of Wax, Invasion of The Body Snatchers, The Vampire, It! The Terror from Beyond Space
Actor: The Twilight Zone, From the Terrace, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Warning Shot, Bachelor Party, The Stranger Within, The Deliberate Stranger, The Adams Chronicles, Comes a Horseman, Golden Girls, Law & Order, Flags of our Fathers
German Actor also in British Movies born 1930.'Frozen Alive','4..3..2..1..Morte','Bridge at Remagen','Erben von Bjoerndal','Stalingrad','Stern von Africa','Boys from Brazil','Geheimniss der Schwarzen Koffer','Via Mala',,'Wenn die Heide Blueht'
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
Singer/Songwriter/Prod. - Nancy Sinatra: These Boots..., Sugar Town, How Does That Grab You Darlin?, Some Velvet Morning, Lady Bird, Summer Wine. Duane Eddy: Rebel Rouser, Cannonball, Because They're Young, The Lonely One, 40 Miles-Bad Road, Guitar Man
American Actress,Dancer and Singer born 1921.'Annie Get Your Gun','Greatest Show on Earth','Perils of Pauline','Stork Club','Here Come the Waves','Lets Dance','Cross My Heart','Miracle of Morgans Creek'
Actor- Vic & Sade (radio as Rush), Dick Van Dyke Show (as Herman, Sally's boyfriend), The Bill Dana Show. Writer - The Crawling Hand, Twilight Zone (1), Andy Griffith (19), Gomer Pyle (23), Bob Newhart Show (4), Happy Days (3), Get Smart, MASH, many more
First Lady of the United States from 1963 to 1969 during the presidency of her husband Lyndon B. Johnson. Advocate for beautification of US cities & highways. Recieved the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Congressional Gold Medal
British Actor born 1909.Father of Actress Gemma Jones.Movies-->'Comedy of Errors','Kill Her Gently','Wicked Lady','Notorious Gentleman','First a Girl','King Henrys Battle at Agincourt','Became a Criminal','Miranda','A Yank at Oxford','Black Arrow'
American Actress (b: 1924) - 'These Three','The Little Princess','Heidi','Adv. Of Tom Sawyer','First Love','...Emile Zola','Meet Dr. Christian','Let's Go Collegiate','Lady In The Death House','Hi-Jacked','Street Corner','The Champ','The Way We Were'