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
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
American Singer and Actor (b: 1928) Films: Rich, Young and Pretty, The Strip, Frogwoman, Athena, Deep in My Heart, Hit the Deck, Kismet - Songs: You're Breaking My Heart, You Do, Wonder Why, My Heart Cries for You, Ebb Tide, April in Portugal, Again
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
Legendary Grammy and Emmy winning singer alongside husband Steve Lawrence. Also made many Latin albums which are very popular. Host of 'The Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme Show' (t.v., 1958), and series regular The Tonight Show (t.v., 1954-57)
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
Jazz/Blues/R&B Bandleader & Songwriter - G.I. Jive, Caldonia, Sat. Night Fish Fry, Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens, Five Guys Named Moe, Choo Choo Ch'Boogie, Ration Blues. Known as 'King Of The Jukebox'. Arguably the Father Of Modern Rhythm &
Singer & Actor: The Blues Brothers, The Lonely Guy, Hardcastle & McCormick, The Nanny, The Contract, The Yards, Ocean's Eleven, The Christmas Pageant // Host: The Steve Lawrence - Eydie Gorme Show, The Carol Burnett Show, The Tonight Show
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
American Actor and 'Rat-Pack' Singer born 1917.'Rio Bravo','Scared Stiff',Stooges','Thats Amore','Everybody Loves Somebody','Young Lions','Career'4 for Texas','Robin and 7 Hoods','Kiss Me Stupid','Silencers','Bandolero','Airport'
American Singer,Actor and Composer born: 12/25/1912.married with Actress Cyd Charisse.'Casbah','O Sole Mio','Music in My Heart','Till the Clouds Roll By','Two Tickets to Broadway','Here Come The Girls','Ziegfeld Girl'
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
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
Singer - You're No Good, It's So Easy, Different Drum (w/Stone Poneys), When Will I Be Loved, Don't Know Much, Blue Bayou, Somewhere Out There, Heat Wave, Ooh Baby Baby, Hurt So Bad, How Do I Make You, Love Is A Rose, Tumbling Dice, That'll Be The Day
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
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
'The Alamo' 1960, Friday The 13th Part IV (Jason), stunt man who's doubled for Clark Gable, John Wayne, Lee Marvin, and Fess Parker, appeared in The X- Files, Major League, Starman, The Wild Life, Romancing The Stone, Man From UNCLE, Gone In Sixty Second