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.
Actor (b: 1946) - The Electric Company (650 episodes as Roberto/Dr. Doolats/Igor), Lone Justice 1-2-3, E/R ('84-'85 as Dr. Thomas Esquivel), Hangin' With Mr. Cooper, Condo, Resurrection Blvd., Ghost Fever, The Butcher's Wife, Jungle 2 Jungle
American Former Actor - TV Series - 'Little House On The Prairie' (1974-1983), 'Mannix' (1968-1974), 'Voyage To The Bottom Of The Sea ' (1964-1968). Movie - 'High Plains Drifte' (1973), 'Witless Protection' (2008), 'Newman's Law' (1974) Plus Many More
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
Comedian & Actor: The Sid Caesar Show, It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, Airport 1975, The Cheap Detective, Grease, History of the World Part 1, Cannonball Run II, Amazing Stories, Alice in Wonderland, Vegas Vacation
Ann Shaw Carter holds the distinction of being Whirly Girl #2. She was the first woman in the United States licensed to fly a helicopter. She flew, among others, the Bell 47B, the world?s first commercially certified helicopter. Born in Brooklyn, NY, Ann
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
British Boxer started his professional boxing career at the illegal age of 16. Boxed in the late 40's. Lives in Aldgate, London UK. After hi boxing career he became one of the top Matchmakers in the country
Actor: (Z Cars - The Black Stuff - The Boys from The Black Stuff - No Surrender - In Sickness and In Health - Priest - Common as Muck - Leapin' Leprechauns - Playing The Field - Conspiracy of Silence - ETC.)
signer of the Treaty of Rome. The Treaty of Rome, officially the Treaty establishing the European Economic Community, was an international agreement that led to the founding of the European Economic Community on 1 January 1958
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
Is an American arranger, harmonica player, and conductor.
Hayman started out as a player and arranger for the Borrah Minnevitch Harmonica Rascals before becoming an arranger for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studios during the early 1940s. Born: 03/27/1920
Actor - Whirlybirds (1957-1963), All About Eve, Detective Story, Cheaper By The Dozen, What Price Glory, The Outcasts Of Poker Flat, Tammy & The Bachelor, Follow Me Boys, The Swinger, Dracula Vs. Frankenstein
Actor - Oscar winner for Capote, Magnolia, Along Came Polly, Twister, Scent of a Woman, Boogie Nights, Mission Impossible 3, Cold Mountain, Red Dragon, Punch Drunk Love, Talented Mr. Ripley, Big Lebowski, Leap of Faith, the Count in 'The Boat That Rocked'
Actor - Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, Hook, Mermaids, Mona Lisa, The Cotton Club, Lassiter, Brazil, Super Mario Bros., Nixon, Michael, Shattered, Felicia's Journey, Captain Jack, Enemy At The Gates, Maid In Manhattan, Beyond The Sea, Hollywoodland, manager in
Actress-Happy New Year,Paradise Road,Snowy River:The Mcgregor Saga,The Heist,Careful He Might Hear You,Return To Eden,Lonely Hearts,Spiral Bureau,Newsfront,My Brilliant Career,Touch and Go,Hoodwink,Amerika,A Woman Named Jackie,Wild Orchid 2,Duet for Four
Canadian Actor (b: 1925) - Combat! (as Caje - 115 episodes), Airport '79. Sound Editor - The Godfather, Shogun. Film Editor - The Van. National ski champion and captain of Canada's 1948 Olympic ski team
American Actor (b: '24) - Gilligan's Island' (as The Professor), It Came from Outer Space, Attack of the Crab Monster, This Island Earth, The Space Children, Ma & Pa Kettle, Rock All Night, Black Saddle, lots of TV (Twilight Zone - 2, Gunsmoke - 4)
British actor born 1930.Rex on'The Squirrels'(1974-77),'Jude','File of the Golden Goose','Valentine Park','Seconds Out','The Nesbitts are Coming','Jesus of Nazareth','Porridge','The Last of the Baskets'
Former major league outfielder; played for Pirates, Cubs & Indians; 6X All-Star; NY Mets Broadcaster; member of Baseball Hall of Fame inducted in 1975
led the league in homeruns from 1946-1952 with the Pirates NL All star from 1947 and 1949 to 1951
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
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
British Actress (b: 1924) - The Jackie Gleason Show/The Honeymooners (49 episodes, 1966-1970 - as Alice Kramden), General Hospital, Parenthood (TV), Caged. Married to the late Gordon MacRae ('41-'67). Mother of Heather & the late Meredith MacRae
Canadian Actor and Comedian born 1931.Reuben Kincade in 'The Partridge Family'(1970-73),'Rowan and Martins Laugh In','Barney Miller','Alice','Eat My Dust','Life with Lucy','Happy Days','Love Boat','Fantasy Island'charlotte's web voiced the ram
Actor: Star Wars - The Empire Strikes Back, The Desperados, The Spiral Staircase, Force 10 from Navarone, Oppenheimer, Shock Treatment, Reds, Superman 3, Lassiter, Highlander, Labyrinth, War and Remembrance, Absolutely Fabulous
Canadian Voice and TV Actor born 1922.'Howdy Doody','The Sting','In the Heat of the Night','Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer','Octagon','The Appaloosa','Singing Nun','Gunsmoke','Bewitched','Green Acres','Hogans Heroes','77 Sunset Strip'
American actor born 1922.'Madame X','Marooned','Madigan','Jackie Gleason Show','Hogans Heroes','The Honeymooners','The FBI','Quincy','The Big Valley','The Young and the Restless','Dirty Dozen','Satans School for Girls'
British Actress Norn: 09/27/1913.Alice North on'Peak Practice'(1993-00),'Princess Bride','Harry Potter','Howards End','Charlie Bubbles','Family at War','Poirot','Heartbeat','Casualty','The Bill','Juliet Bravo','Z-Cars','Reckless'
American Actress born 1914.Oscar nominated for Annie Johnson in'Imitations of Life'(1959),'Two Moon Junction','Girl Cant Help It','Affair in Trinidad','Tammy Tell Me True','The Kid','Singing Nun','Walk on the Wild Side','Adam-12','The Mack'
former college/NFL quarterback; played for Michigan State University, Colts, 49ers, Steelers, Giants, Lions & Dolphins; 2X Pro Bowler; 3X Super Bowl champion; quarterback coach for University of Miami; mentored Bernie Kosar, Vinny Testaverde & Jim Kelly
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
Actor/Dancer/Singer (b: 1913) - Films: Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Oklahoma!, Tonight & Every Night, Down To Earth. Broadway: Oklahoma! (Danced the role of Dream Curly in the Dream Ballet in the original 1943 Broadway production)
Actor / Writer / Director: SCTV, Ghostbusters 1&2, Stripes, Baby Boom, Love Affair, As Good as it Gets, Orange County, Caddyshack, National Lampoon's Vacation, Groundhog Day, Analyze This, Analyze That, Multiplicity, Bedazzled, Year One, The Office
Actor (b: 1948) - Meet the Parents, The Talented Mr. Ripley, Snow Falling On Cedars, The Game, Independence Day, 8 Seconds, My Cousin Vinny, Scent Of A Woman, Carlito's Way, Lorenzo's Oil, White Sands, Guarding Tess, Comanche Moon, Third Watch, Homeland
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
Actor - Andy Hardy series, Boys Town, National Velvet, Babes In Arms, Captains Courageous, The Adv of Huckleberry Finn, Words & Music, Breakfast At Tiffany's, ...Mad, Mad World, Bill, The Black Stallion; one of 12 actors to win the Juvenile Academy Award
Actor: Judgment at Nuremberg, The Man in the Glass Booth, Julia, Stalin, The Black Hole, A Bridge Too Far, The Young Lions, The Deadly Affair, The Odessa File, Topkapi, Pope Joan, The Castle, The Freshman, Deep Impact, Joan of Arc, Vampires, Wiseguy
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