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.
Irish Actor - Movie - 'The World Is Not Enough' (1999), 'Tomorrow Never Dies' (1997), 'Die Another Day'(2002), 'Goldeneye'(1995), 'Mamma Mia!'(2008), 'The Thomas Crown Affair'(1999). TV Series - 'Remington Steele'(1982-1987), 'The Son'(2017- ) Plus More
MLB H.O.F. (1996) pitcher from 1955-71 for 4 teams.
Tossed No-Hitter in 1958 and Perfect Game in 1964.
9x All-Star. Best season was 1957 leading the league in wins, going 20-8, 2.69 ERA. 8x winning 17 or more games. Leader in K's 3x & shutouts 2x
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
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
Actress: Touched by an Angel, A Woman Named Jackie, The 100 Lives of Black Jack Savage, Devlin, The Last Word, The Survivors Club, The Division, Funky Monkey, Come Dance at My Wedding, Son of God, The Baxters
Actress:Mommie Dearest,The 3 Musketeers,Bonnie and Clyde,Little Big Man,Chinatown,The Towering Inferno, Network, The Eyes of Laura Mars,TheChamp,Gia, Supergirl,Barfly,TheTwoJakes, The Messenger: The StoryofJoanofArk,DonJuanDeMarco,The Thomas Crown Affair
American politician, business executive, & dignitary who served as head of the Democratic National Committee & as Postmaster General. Farley known as political 'kingmaker', & was responsible for FDR's rise to presidency