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.
Cuban American singer who came in sixth place on the 12th Season of American Idol (2013); he was the last male contestant to be eliminated; speaks with a significant stutter which disappears when he sings
American Country Singer born 1918.Songs-->'On Top of Old Smokey''Tennesse Waltz','Red River Valley','Across the Wide Missouri','Kentucky Waltz','Lonesome Road','Down in the Valley','The Cattle Call','You Dont Know Me','Bouquet of Roses'
Platinum selling grammy nominated Rapper, model, actress - Ill Na Na 1996, The Firm: The Album 1997, Chyna Doll 1999, Broken Silence 2001. Appeared on numerous billboard hits throughout the 90s and early 00s,
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
Songwriter &/or Record Producer for: The 4 Seasons (Sherry, Big Girls Don't Cry, Dawn, Rag Doll, many more), Mitch Ryder/Detroit Wheels (Sock It To Me, Devil With A Blue Dress, more), LaBelle (Lady Marmalade), The Rays (Silhouettes), Bob Crewe Generation
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
Songwriter - It Was A Very Good Year, I Believe, Perdido, Tico Tico, Quando Quando Quando, Meet Mr. Callaghan, Castle Rock, Come To The Mardi Gras, A Room Without Windows, My Hometown. Born: 04/03/1918