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 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
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
Singer songwriter 1990 rock and roll hall of fame inductee; one third of the legendary Motown songwriting team Holland Dozier Holland who wrote many hits for The Supremes, The Four Tops, Martha and The Vandellas
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
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 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'
Singer & Actor: The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Roadie, Out of Bounds, The Squeeze, Wayne's World, The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag, Leap of Faith, Spice World, Black Dog, The Mighty, Fight Club, Blacktop, BloodRayne, Ghost Wars
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
R&B Keyboardist/Singer. Session musician. Played keyboards on The Beatles Get Back & Don't Let Me Down. Nicknamed The 5th Beatle. Solo hits: Will It Go Round In Circles, Nothing From Nothing, Outa-Space, That's The Way God Planned It
R&B/Pop Singer/Songwriter - The Commodores: 3 Times A Lady, Brick House, Still, Easy, Oh No, Lady, Sail On. Solo: Endless Love, All Night Long, Say You Say Me, Truly, My Love, You Are, Hello, Running With The Night, Stuck On You, Dancing On The Ceiling
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
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
Songwriter/Guitarist (Smokey Robinson & The Miracles). Co-wrote: The Tracks Of My Tears, Going To A Go-Go for The Miracles; Ain't That Peculiar, I'll Be Doggone for Marvin Gaye; Cruisin', Being With You for (solo) Smokey Robinson
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
Rock Singer/Songwriter (b: 1945) - Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Buffalo Springfield, Crazy Horse, solo. R&R HOF 2-time inductee - as solo artist in '95 & as Buffalo Springfield member in '97. Nicknamed 'Godfather of Grunge'