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Mega Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Age for May 18

Last Updated 05-15-2022

🎵Stuart Edwards -- Birthdate Conflict -- b.6/9/1946 or 5/18/1949
Guitarist, British
Misc: sources can't agree on birthdate
Group Names: Edison Lighthouse

🎭Priscilla Pointer -- is 98 in the year 2022 and 99 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1924
Actress
Names/Places: Amy Irving's mother; Robert F. Simon's wife
Misc: she's NOT one of the singing Pointer Sisters
TV Shows: From Here to Eternity, Dallas (as Rebecca Wentworth), Call to Glory
Movie Titles: Carrie, Blue Velvet

🎵Jack Ashford -- is 88 in the year 2022 and 89 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1934 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Percussionist, Tambourinist

🏆⚾Brooks Robinson Jr. -- is 85 in the year 2022 and 86 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1937
Hall of Famer, Baseball Announcer, MLB Third Baseman
Names/Places: NN:The Human Vacuum Cleaner; b. in Little Rock, Ark.; MN:Calbert
Misc: 16x Gold Glove 1960-1975, AL MVP 1964, All Star MVP 1966; career span 1955-77; led AL in fielding 12 times from 1960-72 with the Baltimore Orioles; World Series MVP in 1970 (played in four World Series); 2,848 career hits
Sports Teams: Baltimore Orioles

🎭Miriam Margolyes -- is 81 in the year 2022 and 82 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1941
Actress, English
Movie Titles: Babe, Romeo + Juliet, Harry Potter (series)

🎭Diane McBain -- is 81 in the year 2022 and 82 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1941
Actress
TV Shows: Surfside Six (as Daphne Dutton)

🎵Rodney Adean Dillard -- is 80 in the year 2022 and 81 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1942 N.S.
Musician, Bluegrass Performer
Group Names: The Dillards

🎵Albert Hammond -- is 78 in the year 2022 and 79 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1944
Music Producer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Pop Singer, English
Misc: It Never Rains in Southern California

🎭Candice Azzara -- is 77 in the year 2022 and 78 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1945 N.S.
Actress
Misc: some say b. 1941 or 1947
TV Shows: Rhoda (as Alice), Soap (as Millie), Caroline in the City
Movie Titles: Catch Me If You Can, In Her Shoes, Ocean's Twelve, Easy Money

🏆⚾Reggie (Baseball) Jackson -- is 76 in the year 2022 and 77 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1946
Hall of Famer, MLB Outfielder
Names/Places: b. in Wyncotte, Pa; NN:Mr. October
Misc: 14x All-Star, slugger led AL in HRs 4 times; AL MVP 1973; played on 5 World Series winners wih Oakland, NY Yankees; World Series MVP in 1973 (Athletics), and in 1977 (Yankees); hit 5 HRs in the World Series; 563 career HRs; all-time strikeout leader (2,597); Athletics #9 retired, Yankees #44 retired
Sports Teams: Kansas City / Oakland Athletics (1967-1975), Baltimore Orioles (1976), New York Yankees (1977-1981), California Angels (1982-1986), Oakland Athletics (1987)

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🎵George Alexander -- is 76 in the year 2022 and 77 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1946
Bassist
Group Names: Flamin' Groovies

🎭Gail Strickland -- is 75 in the year 2022 and 76 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1947
Actress
Movie Titles: The Man in the Moon, The American President, Bound for Glory, Norma Rae

🎵Jane Olivor -- is 75 in the year 2022 and 76 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1947
Music Figure
Misc: cabaret singer

🎵Joe Bonsall -- is 74 in the year 2022 and 75 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1948
Hall of Famer, Baritone, Musician, Country Performer, Country Singer
Misc: some say b. 1943 or 1944
Group Names: The Oak Ridge Boys

Tom Udall -- is 74 in the year 2022 and 75 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1948 N.S.
Senator

🎵Feliciano "Butch" Tavares -- is 74 in the year 2022 and 75 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1948 N.S.
Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: Tavares

🏆🏈Dave Atkins -- is 73 in the year 2022 and 74 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1949
NFL Player

🎵🎸Rick Wakeman -- is 73 in the year 2022 and 74 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1949
Hall of Famer, Composer, Rock & Roll Singer, Rock & Roll Keyboardist, English
Group Names: Strawbs, Yes, Anderson-Bruford-Wakeman-Howe, soloist

🎵🎸William "Bill" Wallace -- is 73 in the year 2022 and 74 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1949 N.S.
Singer, Bassist, Classic Rock Performer, Canadian
Group Names: The Guess Who

🎵🎸Omar Martinez -- is 73 in the year 2022 and 74 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1949
Rock & Roll Drummer
Group Names: Paul Revere and the Raiders

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🎵🎸George Weyman -- is 73 in the year 2022 and 74 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1949
Rock & Roll Drummer, British
Misc: a few websites hinted that he died in the 1990s. Is this true?
Group Names: Edison Lighthouse

🎭Thomas Gottschalk -- is 72 in the year 2022 and 73 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1950
Actor, Director, German

✍🎵🎸Mark Mothersbaugh -- is 72 in the year 2022 and 73 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1950
Author, Music Producer, Composer, Songwriter, Multi-instrumentalist, Synthesizer, New Wave Musician
Misc: voice of P.G.M.
Group Names: Devo

🎭James Stephens -- is 71 in the year 2022 and 72 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1951 N.S.
Actor
Names/Places: b. in New York City
TV Shows: The Paper Chase (as James T. Hart), Father Dowling Mysteries (as Father Phillip Prestwick)
Movie Titles: The Getaway, First Monday in October

🎭Denny Dillon -- is 71 in the year 2022 and 72 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1951 N.S.
Actress, Comedienne
TV Shows: Saturday Night Live (1980-81), Women in Prison (as Meg Bando), Dream On
Movie Titles: Ice Age, United 93, Saturday Night Fever

🏆⚾James Howard "Jim" Sundberg -- is 71 in the year 2022 and 72 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1951 N.S.
MLB Catcher
Names/Places: aka: Jim Sundberg
Misc: 3x All-Star, 6x Gold Glove; Rangers Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: Texas Rangers (1974-1983), Milwaukee Brewers (1984), Kansas City Royals (1985-1986), Chicago Cubs (1987-1988), Texas Rangers (1988-1989)

🎭🎵George Strait -- is 70 in the year 2022 and 71 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1952
Hall of Famer, Movie Actor, Music Producer, Songwriter, Pianist, Country Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: NN: the King of Country; b. in Pearsall, TX
Misc: had numerous #1 singles and albums on the country charts since the 1980s
Song Titles: Fool-Hearted Memory

🎵Wreckless Eric -- is 68 in the year 2022 and 69 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1954
Songwriter, Singer/Guitarist, Pianist, English
Names/Places: RLN:Goulden

🎭Chow Yun-Fat -- is 67 in the year 2022 and 68 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1955
Actor, Hong Kong
Movie Titles: Hard Boiled, The Killer, Anna and the King, Curse of the Golden Flower, At World's End

🎨Ai Weiwei -- is 65 in the year 2022 and 66 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1957 N.S.
Artist

🎵Michael Cretu -- is 65 in the year 2022 and 66 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1957
Keyboardist, New Age Musician, German, Romanian
Group Names: Enigma

🎵Enigma -- is 65 in the year 2022 and 66 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1957
Pop Singer, Romanian
Names/Places: RN:Michael Creta

🏆🏈Ray Donaldson -- is 64 in the year 2022 and 65 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1958
NFL Center

🎭🎵Toyah Wilcox -- is 64 in the year 2022 and 65 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1958
Actress, Songwriter, Singer, English
Names/Places: RN:Toyah Ann Willcox
Movie Titles: Quadrophenia

🏆🏒Jay Wells -- is 63 in the year 2022 and 64 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1959
NHL Player, Canadian

🏆🎾Yannick Noah -- is 62 in the year 2022 and 63 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1960
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player, French
Misc: some say May 16 1961

🏆🏒Jari Kurri -- is 62 in the year 2022 and 63 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1960
Hall of Famer, NHL Right Wing, Finnish
Misc: played 1977-1998; 5x Stanley Cup champion
Sports Teams: Jokerit, Edmonton Oilers, HC Milano Devils, Los Angeles Kings, New York Rangers, Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, Colorado Avalanche

🎵🎸Page Hamilton -- is 62 in the year 2022 and 63 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1960
Music Producer, Songwriter, Hard Rock Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: Helmet

🎵Barry Graul -- is 61 in the year 2022 and 62 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1961
Musician, Christian/Contemporary Performer

🎵🎸Hugh Whitaker -- is 61 in the year 2022 and 62 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1961
Rock & Roll Drummer
Group Names: The Housemartins

🎵Simon Ellis -- is 61 in the year 2022 and 62 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1961
Songwriter, Keyboardist

🏆🏀Sam Vincent -- is 59 in the year 2022 and 60 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1963
NBA Coach, NBA Guard

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🏆🏒Marty McSorley -- is 59 in the year 2022 and 60 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1963
NHL Player, Canadian

🏆🏈Will Wolford -- is 58 in the year 2022 and 59 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1964
NFL Player

🎵🎸Steve DeLong -- is 58 in the year 2022 and 59 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1964
Rock & Roll Singer
Group Names: Sweet, Skreaming Sun

🏆🏈Rufus Porter -- is 57 in the year 2022 and 58 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1965
NFL Linebacker

🏆⚾Erik Hanson -- is 57 in the year 2022 and 58 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1965
MLB Pitcher

🎵🎸Stig Pedersen -- is 57 in the year 2022 and 58 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1965
Rock & Roll Musician

🎵Michael Tait -- is 56 in the year 2022 and 57 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1966
Singer, Christian/Rock Performer
Group Names: DC Talk, The Newsboys

🏆🏀John Morton -- is 55 in the year 2022 and 56 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1967
NBA Guard

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🎭Cynthia Preston -- is 55 in the year 2022 and 56 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1967
Actress, Producer, Canadian

🏆🏈Karl Dunbar -- is 55 in the year 2022 and 56 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1967
NFL Player

🏆⚾Eric Young -- is 55 in the year 2022 and 56 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1967 N.S.
MLB Player

🏆🏈Ernie Logan -- is 54 in the year 2022 and 55 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1968
NFL Player

🎭🎵Martika -- is 53 in the year 2022 and 54 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1969
Actress, Pop Singer, Cuban
Names/Places: RN:Marta Marrero Martinez
Song Titles: Toy Soldiers

🏆⚾Kerry Woodson -- is 53 in the year 2022 and 54 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1969
MLB Pitcher

🎭Tina Fey -- is 52 in the year 2022 and 53 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1970
Actress, Comedienne, Producer
Book Titles: Bossypants
TV Shows: Saturday Night Live, 30 Rock (as Liz Lemon), Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (creator and as Andrea Bayden and Marcia Clark)
Movie Titles: Mean Girls, Baby Mama

🎵Special Ed -- is 52 in the year 2022 and 53 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1970
Rapper

🎭Adamari López -- is 51 in the year 2022 and 52 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1971 N.S.
TV/Soap Actress, TV Hostess, Puerto Rican
TV Shows: Un Nievo Día (hostess)

🎭David Hanson -- is 51 in the year 2022 and 52 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1971
Actor
TV Shows: Hang Time

🏆🏈Ben Coleman -- is 51 in the year 2022 and 52 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1971
NFL Player

🏆🏈Craig Hentrich -- is 51 in the year 2022 and 52 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1971
NFL Player

🏆Brad Friedel -- is 51 in the year 2022 and 52 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1971 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Soccer Goal Keeper, American

🏆🏒Karyn Lynn Bye-Dietz -- is 51 in the year 2022 and 52 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1971 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Hockey Player, Olympic Athlete

🏆⚾Rich Garcés -- is 51 in the year 2022 and 52 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1971
MLB Pitcher, Venezuelan

🏆🏒Turner Stevenson -- is 50 in the year 2022 and 51 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1972
NHL Player, Canadian

🏆🏈Tory James -- is 49 in the year 2022 and 50 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1973
NFL Cornerback
Misc: Superbowl XXXII
Sports Teams: Denver Broncos

🏆🏈Walter (NFL Player) Scott -- is 49 in the year 2022 and 50 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1973
NFL Player
Misc: Superbowl XXXI
Sports Teams: Green Bay Packers

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🏆🏀Donyell Marshall -- is 49 in the year 2022 and 50 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1973
NBA Player, College Basketball Coach

🏆⚾Félix Martínez -- is 48 in the year 2022 and 49 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1974
MLB Player, Dominican Republican
Names/Places: RN: Félix Martínez Mata

🏆🏈Flozell Adams -- is 47 in the year 2022 and 48 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1975
NFL Player

🎵🎸Jemma Griffiths -- is 47 in the year 2022 and 48 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1975
Music Producer, Songwriter, New Wave Singer, Welsh (Wales)
Names/Places: aka Jem

🎭🎵🎸🏆🏄Jack Johnson -- is 47 in the year 2022 and 48 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1975
Actor, Music Producer, Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer, Surfer
Album Titles: On and On, In Between Dreams, Sleep Through the Static, To the Sea, From Here to Now to You
Video Titles: A Weekend at the Greek, En Concert

🏆🏀Ron Mercer -- is 46 in the year 2022 and 47 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1976
NBA Player

🏆🏒Oleg Tverdovsky -- is 46 in the year 2022 and 47 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1976
NHL Player, Russian

🏆⚾Marcus Giles -- is 44 in the year 2022 and 45 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1978
MLB Player

🎵🎸Zack Young -- is 44 in the year 2022 and 45 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1978
Rock & Roll Bassist
Group Names: Bad 4 Good, Lucy's Milk

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🎮Jens Bergensten -- is 43 in the year 2022 and 44 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1979 N.S.
Video Game Designer, Swedish
Video Games: Minecraft

🎵David Nail -- is 43 in the year 2022 and 44 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1979
Country Singer
Song Titles: Turning Home, Red Light

🎭Matt Long -- is 42 in the year 2022 and 43 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1980
Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Mad Men, Helix, Jack and Bobby (as Jack McCallister)
Movie Titles: Sydney White, Ghost Rider, Reflections

🎵Darryl Allen -- is 42 in the year 2022 and 43 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1980
Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: Mista

🎭Allen Leech -- is 41 in the year 2022 and 42 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1981
Actor, Irish
TV Shows: Downtown Abbey
Movie Titles: Cowboys and Angels, The Imitation Game, Grand Piano, Man About Dog
Video Games: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Assassin's Creed III

🎵Kevin Huguley -- is 40 in the year 2022 and 41 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1982
Christian/Rock Performer
Group Names: Rush of Fools

🎵Eric West -- is 40 in the year 2022 and 41 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1982
Rhythm and Blues Singer

🏆🏈Vince Young -- is 39 in the year 2022 and 40 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1983 N.S.
NFL Quarterback, College Football Player

🏆Scarlett Keegan -- is 38 in the year 2022 and 39 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1984
Model, Playmate
Misc: September 2004

🎵Francesca Battistelli -- is 37 in the year 2022 and 38 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1985
Singer, Christian/Contemporary Performer

🎭Luisana Lopilato -- is 35 in the year 2022 and 36 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1987 N.S.
Soap Actress, Argentine
TV Shows: Chiquititas

🎭Ryan Cooley -- is 34 in the year 2022 and 35 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1988 N.S.
Actor, Canadian
TV Shows: Degrassi: The Next Generation (as J.T. Yorke)

Jessie Belle Denver -- is 33 in the year 2022 and 34 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1989
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Casey & John's daughter

🎭Luke Kleintank -- is 32 in the year 2022 and 33 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1990 N.S.
Actor
TV Shows: Gossip Girl (as Elliot)

🏆Stephanie Branton -- is 32 in the year 2022 and 33 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1990
Model, Playmate, Canadian
Misc: September 2014

🏆🏉Manu Tuilagi -- is 31 in the year 2022 and 32 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1991 N.S.
Rugby Player, English

🎭Spencer Breslin -- is 30 in the year 2022 and 31 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1992
Actor
TV Shows: Soul Man, Center of the Universe (as Miles Pressman)
Movie Titles: The Santa Clause (series), The Cat in the Hat, The Kid, The Happening, Meet The Parents

Sean Carroll O'Connor -- is 29 in the year 2022 and 30 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1993
Celebrity Relative
Names/Places: Angela & Hugh's son; Carroll's grandson

🎭💻🏆Brooke Wexler -- is 29 in the year 2022 and 30 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1993 N.S.
Actress, Internet Video Actress, Model, Canadian
TV Shows: Richie Rich (as Irona)

Jessica Watson -- is 29 in the year 2022 and 30 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1993
Australian
Misc: In 2010, at age 16, became the youngest person to sail around the world solo.

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Slade Lucas Moby Brenner -- is 27 in the year 2022 and 28 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1995
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Elizabeth Bryan Slater & David's son

Peter Stewart Elkind -- is 26 in the year 2022 and 27 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1996
Celebrity Relative
Names/Places: Lissy Newman and Raphael Elkind's son; Lissy is Joanne Woodward and Paul's daughter, so they're grannies

🎭Josefine Pettersen -- is 26 in the year 2022 and 27 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1996 N.S.
Actress, Norweigan
TV Shows: Skam

🎭Violett Beane -- is 26 in the year 2022 and 27 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1996 N.S.
Actress, American
TV Shows: The Flash, The Leftovers, God Friended Me

🎭Megan Goodman -- is 24 in the year 2022 and 25 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1998 N.S.
Actress
TV Shows: Haunted Hathaways

🏆⛸Polina Edmunds -- is 24 in the year 2022 and 25 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1998 N.S.
Figure Skater, Olympic Athlete

Lucas Jagger-Gimenez -- is 23 in the year 2022 and 24 in the year 2023; b.5/18/1999
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Luciana Gimenez and Mick Jagger's son

Castor Virgil Hetfield -- is 22 in the year 2022 and 23 in the year 2023; b.5/18/2000
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Francesca and James' son

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🎭Addison Holley -- is 22 in the year 2022 and 23 in the year 2023; b.5/18/2000 N.S.
Actress, Voice Actress, Australian

Evan Joseph Asher -- is 20 in the year 2022 and 21 in the year 2023; b.5/18/2002
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Jenny McCartney and John's son

🏆⛸Alina Zagitova -- is 20 in the year 2022 and 21 in the year 2023; b.5/18/2002 N.S.
Figure Skater, Olympic Athlete, Russian

Lucas Stanley Roy -- is 17 in the year 2022 and 18 in the year 2023; b.5/18/2005
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Beth Chamberlin and Peter's son

🎭Hala Finley -- is 13 in the year 2022 and 14 in the year 2023; b.5/18/2009 N.S.
Actress
TV Shows: Man with a Plan

Nash Skan Miller -- is 7 in the year 2022 and 8 in the year 2023; b.5/18/2015 N.S.
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Morgan Beck and Bodie Miller's son

🎭Karen Williams -- b.5/18/????
Actress

✍⚛Omar Khayyam -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1048 d.12/4/1131 (83)
Poet, Philosopher, Astronomer, Mathematician
Misc: Persian

Johann Bernoulli II -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1710 d.7/17/1790 (80)
Mathematician, Swiss

✍🎖Mikhail Bakunin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1814 Ju-1 or 5/30/1814 N.S. d.7/1/1876 (62)
Philosopher, Revolutionary, Russian

James Bicheno Francis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1815 d.9/18/1892 (77)
Engineer, Inventor, American, British
Names/Places: NN: The Father of Modern Hydraulic Engineering
Misc: Hydraulic turbine

⚛💰Daniel Wesson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1825 d.8/4/1906 (81)
Inventor, Manufacturer
Misc: firearms; founded (Horace) Smith & Wesson Co.

🎵Karl Goldmark -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1830 d.1/2/1915 (84)
Composer, Hungarian

🎨Peter Carl Fabergé -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1846 O.S. or 5/30/1846 N.S. d.9/24/1920 N.S. (74)
Goldsmith, Jewelry Designer, Russian
Misc: Egg Maker

Oliver Heaviside -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1850 N.S. d.2/3/1925 N.S. (74)
Physicist
Misc: he predicted the existance of the ionosphere, which is used to reflect radio waves

✍⛪Isaac Peretz -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1852 N.S. d.4/3/1915 N.S. (62)
Writer, Jewish, Polish
Names/Places: NN: The Father of Modern Yiddish Literature

👑Czar Nicholas II -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1868 N.S. or 5/6/1868 Ju-1 d.7/4/1918 Ju-1 (50) or 7/17/1918 N.S. (50)
King, Russian
Names/Places: LN:Romanov
Misc: the last Tsar of Russia 1894-1917

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✍⚛Lord Bertrand Russell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1872 d.2/2/1970 (97)
Author, Philosopher, Scientist, Mathematician, English
Names/Places: RN:Arthur William
Misc: founder of modern logic; b. 1870?

🎭Lucy Beaumont -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1873 d.4/24/1937 (63)
Entertainment Figure

🏆⚾Charles Benjamin Adams -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1882 d.7/27/1968 (86)
MLB Pitcher

🎨Walter Gropius -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1883 d.7/5/1969 (86)
Architect, German
Misc: found Bauhaus school of design

Thomas Midgley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1889 d.11/2/1944 (55)
Chemist, Engineer, Inventor

Rudolph Carnap -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1891 d.9/14/1970 (79)
Philosopher, German
Misc: philosopher of Logical Positivism. He made important contributions to logic, the analysis of language, the theory of probability, and the philosophy of science.

🎭Madge West -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1892 d.5/29/1985 (93)
Actress

🎭🎵Ezio Pinza -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1892 d.5/9/1957 (64)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Bass Singer/Basso, Opera Singer, Italian
Misc: stage: South Pacific
Group Names: New York Metropolitan Opera basso
TV Shows: RCA Victor Show, Bonino star

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🎖César Augusto Sandino -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1895 d.2/21/1934 (38)
Revolutionary, Terrorist, Nicaraguan
Misc: guerella leader

🎭Walter Fitzgerald -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1896 d.12/20/1976 (80)
Actor, English

🎭Frank Capra -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1897 d.9/3/1991 (94)
Movie Producer/Director, Sicilian
Misc: All-time great director of motion pictures; some say May 19 or d. 9-2
Movie Titles: It's a Wonderful Life, Mr. Deeds Goes to Town, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, You Can't Take It With You, It Happened One Night

🎭Jack Raine -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1897 d.5/30/1979 (82)
Actor, English

✍🎵Jo Swerling -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1897 d.10/23/1964 (67)
Dramatist/Playwright, Screen/Scriptwriter, Lyricist, Russian
Misc: stage: Guys & Dolls

🎭🎵Raymond Paige -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1900 d.8/7/1965 (65)
Actor, Director, Violinist, Bandleader

🎵Little Son Joe -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1900 d.11/14/1961 (61)
Blues Performer

Vincent Du Vigneaud -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1901 d.12/11/1978 (77)
Biochemist

🎭🎵Meredith Willson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1902 d.6/15/1984 (82)
TV Host, Composer, Flautist, Conductor/Bandleader
Names/Places: RFN:Robert
Movie Titles: The Music Man, The Unsinkable Molly Brown

Albert Bein -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1902 d.1/4/1990 (87)
Author, Dramatist/Playwright, Romanian

🎭George E. Stone -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1903 d.5/26/1967 (64)
Actor, Polish

🎵Tommy Tucker -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1903 d.7/11/1989 (86)
Pianist, Trombonist, Trumpeter, Bandleader

🎭Fred Shields -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1904 d.6/30/1974 (70)
Actor

Jacob K. Javits -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1904 d.3/7/1986 (81)
Senator

🎵🎷Dick McPartland -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1905 d.11/30/1957 (52)
Guitarist, Jazz Performer

🎭Lincoln Stedman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1907 d.3/22/1948 (40)
Entertainment Figure

🎵Clifford Curzon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1907 d.9/1/1982 (75)
Pianist

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🎭Lorene Scott -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1908 d.4/19/1983 (74)
Actress

🏆🎾Fred Perry -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1909 d.2/2/1995 (85)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player, English
Misc: 3-time Wimbledon champ (1934-36), last native to win All-England men's title.

🎭Sigrid Gurie -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1911 d.8/14/1969 (58)
Movie Actor

🎵🎷"Big" Joe Turner -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1911 N.S. d.11/23/1985 N.S. (74)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Blues Singer, Jazz Singer
Misc: Shouter; the original Shake Rattle & Roll singer; d. Nov 24?
Song Titles: Shake Rattle and Roll

✍🎭Richard (Actor B. 1912) Brooks -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1912 N.S. d.3/11/1992 N.S. (79)
Screenwriter, Actor, Movie Producer/Director
Names/Places: b. in Philadelphia
Movie Titles: Blackboard Jungle, Key Largo

🎭🎵Perry Como -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1912 d.5/12/2001 (88)
Hall of Famer, Movie Actor, Variety Show Host, Singer
Names/Places: b. in Canonsburg, PA; RLN:Pierino Roland
TV Shows: Perry Como Show, Kraft Music Hall

✍📰John Crosby -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1912 d.9/7/1991 (79)
Novelist, Columnist

🏆⚾Dan Topping -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1912 d.5/18/1974 (62)
MLB Owner, MLB Executive
Sports Teams: Yankees Owner (1945-66)

🎵Charles Trenet -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1913 d.2/18/2001 (87)
Songwriter, Singer

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🎭Robert Wilke -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1914 d.3/28/1989 (74)
Actor
TV Shows: Legend of Jesse James (as Marshall Sam Corbett)

🎨Pierre Alexander Balmain -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1914 d.6/29/1982 (68)
Fashion Designer, French

🎵Boris Christoff -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1914 d.6/28/1993 (79)
Bass Singer/Basso, Opera Singer, Bulgarian
Misc: widely considered to have been one of the greatest basses of the 20th century

🎭James Donald -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1917 d.8/3/1993 (76)
Movie Actor, Scottish

🎭Dame Margot Fonteyn -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1919 d.2/21/1991 (71)
Dancer, Ballerina, English
Names/Places: RN:Peggy Margaret Hookham; d. in Panama City

💰Jerry Wurf -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1919 d.12/10/1981 (62)
Labor Leader

Pope John Paul II -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1920 d.4/2/2005 (84)
Religious Leader, Polish
Names/Places: RN:Ckarol Wojtyla
Misc: the 264th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church, elected 10-16-78

Patrick Dennis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1921 d.11/6/1976 (55)
Writer
Names/Places: RN:Edward Everett Tanner III; aka Auntie Mame

🎭Bill Macy -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1922 N.S. d.10/17/2019 N.S. (97)
TV/Movie Actor
Names/Places: b. in Revere, MA
Misc: NOT to be confused with William H. Macy
TV Shows: Maude (as Walter Findlay)
Movie Titles: Analyze This, The Jerk, The Holiday

🎵🎷Kai Winding -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1922 N.S. d.5/6/1983 N.S. (60)
Composer, Jazz Trombonist, Danish (Denmark)

🎭🎵Liam Sullivan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1923 N.S. d.4/19/1998 N.S. (74)
Actor, Comedian, Singer
TV Shows: The Monroes (as Maj. Mapoy)

🎭🎵Joy Barlow -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1923 d.5/2/1995 (71)
Actress, Dancer, Singer

🏆🏈Charlie Justice -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1924 d.10/17/2003 (79)
NFL Player

📰🏆Jack Whitaker -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1924 N.S. d.8/18/2019 N.S. (95)
Hall of Famer, Commentator, Sportscaster
TV Shows: The NFL Today (1971-1974), CBS Sports, ABC Sports

🎭Martin Bregman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1926 N.S. d.6/16/2018 N.S. (92)
Movie Producer
Movie Titles: Dog Day Afternoon, Serpico, Scarface, The Four Seasons, Carlito's Way

🏆🥊Joe Brown -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1926 d.12/4/1997 (71)
Hall of Famer, Boxer

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🎭Pernell Roberts -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1928 d.1/24/2010 (81)
TV Actor, TV Host
Names/Places: b. in Waycross, GA
Misc: some say b. in 1928
TV Shows: Bonanza (as Adam Cartwright), Trapper John MD (as Dr. John McIntyre aka Trapper John), FBI:The Untold Stories (narrator)

Warren Bruce Rudman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1930 d.11/19/2012 (82)
Senator, Attorney/Lawyer

🎨Don Martin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1931 d.1/7/2000 (68)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Misc: MAD's maddest cartoonist; longtime Mad magazine cartoonist who drew an assortment of wild-haired characters, punctuating the grotesque action with wacky words like SPLOP! and POIT!!; later worked at Cracked in 1987

🎭🎵Robert (Singer B. 1931) Morse -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1931 N.S. d.4/20/2022 N.S. (90)
Actor, Comedian, Singer
Names/Places: b. in Newton, MA
Misc: stage: Truman Capote
TV Shows: Mad Men (as Bertram Cooper)
Movie Titles: How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying

Barbara Goldsmith -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1931 d.6/26/2016 N.S. (85)
Novelist
Book Titles: Little Gloria Happy at Last

🎭Dwayne Hickman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1934 N.S. d.1/9/2022 N.S. (87)
TV/Movie Actor, TV Executive, Director
Names/Places: b. in Los Angeles; Darryl's brother
Misc: some say b. 1931
TV Shows: Bob Cummings Show (as Chuck MacDonald), The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (star), Clueless (as Tripp Mariens)
Movie Titles: The Grapes of Wrath, Cat Ballou, A Night at the Roxbury

🏆🏒Paul Herbert Johnson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1935 N.S. d.7/17/2016 N.S. (81)
Hall of Famer, Hockey Forward, Olympic Athlete, American

🎭🎵🏆Fran Jeffries -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1937 d.12/15/2016 N.S. (79)
Actress, Dancer, Singer, Model

Roland Barth -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1937 N.S. d.9/12/2021 N.S. (84)
Writer

🎵Larry Wayne Stevens -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1939 N.S. d.7/17/2016 N.S. (77)
Music Producer, Songwriter, Gospel Singer, Novelty Singer
Names/Places: aka Gary Sanford Paxton
Group Names: Skip and Flip, The Hollywood Argyles
Song Titles: Alley Oop (producer and singer for The Hollywood Argyles), Monster Mash (producer for Bobby "Boris" Pickett)

🏆⚽Nobby Stiles -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1942 N.S. d.10/30/2020 N.S. (78)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, English
Misc: defensive midfielder

🎭🏆🥊Jimmy Snuka -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1943 N.S. d.1/15/2017 N.S. (73)
Hall of Famer, Actor, Wrestler, Body Builder
Names/Places: b. in Fiji; aka James Reiher Snuka, James Wiley Smith; ring name: Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka

🏆🥊Jerry Quarry -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1945 d.1/3/1998 (52)
Boxer
Misc: heavyweight champ

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🎭Andreas Katsulas -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1946 d.2/13/2006 (59)
TV Actor
TV Shows: Babylon 5 (as Ambassador G'Kar)

🏆Rodney Milburn Jr. -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1950 d.11/11/1997 (47)
Olympic Athlete, Track and Field
Misc: Hurdler; Olympic Gold 1972

🏆Angela Voigt -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1951 d.4/11/2013 N.S. (61)
Olympic Athlete, East German
Misc: long jumper (Olympic-gold-76)

🏆⚾Eric Eugene Gregg -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1951 d.6/5/2006 (55)
MLB Umpire

⚛⛪Pere Jacques Marquette -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/1/1637 N.S. d.5/18/1675 N.S. (37)
Explorer, Missionary, French
Misc: Jesuit

💰Thomas Brattle -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/20/1658 J-LD d.5/18/1713 J-LD (54)
Merchant, Educator
Misc: Harvard University treasurer

Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/24/1732 N.S. d.5/18/1799 N.S. (67)
Author, Dramatist/Playwright, Courtier, French

George Meredith -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/12/1828 d.5/18/1909 (81)
Novelist, Poet, English

🎵Isaac Albéniz -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/29/1860 d.5/18/1909 (48)
Conductor/Composer, Pianist, Spanish

🎵Pauline Viardot-Garcia -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/18/1821 d.5/18/1910 (88)
Mezzo-Soprano, Opera Soprano, French

🎵Gustav Mahler -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/7/1860 d.5/18/1911 (50)
Conductor/Composer, Austrian
Misc: composer of nine symphonies and the famous "Das Lied von der Erde," had a huge influence on modern composition and was a notable conductor of opera; d. in Vienna with his last words "Mozart."

🎨Bela Pratt -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/11/1867 d.5/18/1917 (49)
Sculptor

Charles Louis Laveran -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/18/1845 d.5/18/1922 (76)
Bacteriologist, Physician

Jacob Sechler Coxley -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/16/1854 d.5/18/1951 (97)
Social Reformer

Fred Waller -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/10/1886 d.5/18/1954 (68)
Inventor
Misc: invented cinerama & water ski

Dr. Mary McCleod Bethune -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/10/1875 d.5/18/1955 (79)
Social Reformer, Educator

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📰Elmer Holmes Davis -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/13/1890 d.5/18/1958 (68)
Journalist, Commentator

🎭Henry O'Neill -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/10/1891 d.5/18/1961 (69)
Actor

🏆🏈Ernie Davis -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/14/1939 d.5/18/1963 (23)
Hall of Famer, NFL Player, College Football Player
Misc: the first black to win Heisman Trophy (1961); in the College Football Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: Syracuse University, Cleveland Browns (1962)

🎭Richard Ainley -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/22/1910 N.S. d.5/18/1967 N.S. (56)
Actor

🎭Andy Clyde -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/25/1892 d.5/18/1967 (75)
TV/Movie Actor, Comedian, Scottish
TV Shows: The Tall Man (as Pa McBean), Hopaling Cassidy (as California), The Real McCoys (as George MacMichael), Lassie (as Cully Wilson), No Time for Sergeants (as Grandpa Jim Anderson)
Movie Titles: Dora's Dunking Doughnuts, Leather Burners, Super-Hooper-Dyne

🎨Daniel R. Fitzpatrick -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/5/1891 d.5/18/1969 (78)
Editorial Cartoonist

Dieudonné Costes -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/14/1892 N.S. d.5/18/1973 N.S. (80)
Aviator, French

Jeannette Rankin -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/11/1880 d.5/18/1973 (92)
Congressperson, Feminist, Social Reformer, Suffragate
Misc: the first woman elected to Congress

🏆⚾Dan Topping -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/18/1912 d.5/18/1974 (62)
MLB Owner, MLB Executive
Sports Teams: Yankees Owner (1945-66)

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🎵🎷Tyree Glenn -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/23/1912 N.S. d.5/18/1974 N.S. (61)
Jazz Trombonist
Group Names: Duke Ellington band

🎵Leroy Anderson -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/29/1908 d.5/18/1975 (66)
Conductor/Composer, Arranger
Song Titles: Sleigh Ride, The Typewriter

🏆🏒Thomas Finan "Tommy" Lockhart -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/21/1892 N.S. d.5/18/1979 N.S. (87)
Hall of Famer, Hockey Figure
Misc: American ice hockey advocate, organizer, and administator.

🎵🎷Vernon Brown -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/6/1907 d.5/18/1979 (72)
Jazz Trombonist

🎵🎸Ian Curtis -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/15/1956 d.5/18/1980 (23)
Lyricist, Songwriter, Guitarist, New Wave Singer, English
Group Names: Joy Division

🎭Arthur O'Connell -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/29/1908 d.5/18/1981 (73)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor
TV Shows: Mr. Peepers (as Mr. Hansen)

William Saroyan -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/31/1908 N.S. d.5/18/1981 N.S. (72)
Novelist, Short Story Writer, Playwright
Names/Places: 2x Carol's hubby

Temple Fielding -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/8/1913 d.5/18/1983 (69)
Writer
Misc: wrote guides on travel in Europe

🎵John Hardee -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/20/1918 d.5/18/1984 (65)
Tenor-sax

🎭🎵John William "Bubbles" Sublett -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/19/1902 N.S. d.5/18/1986 N.S. (84)
Movie Actor, Comedian, Tap Dancer, Novelty Singer
Names/Places: RN:John William Sublett
Misc: of Buck and Bubbles

🏆⚽Ed McIlvenny -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/21/1924 d.5/18/1989 (64)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, Scottish

✍🎭Jill Ireland -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/24/1936 d.5/18/1990 (54)
Author, Movie Actress, Dancer, English
Names/Places: b. in London; David McCallum then Charles Bronson's wife
Movie Titles: Death Wish

🎭Edwina Booth -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/13/1904 d.5/18/1991 (86)
Movie Actress
Names/Places: RN:Constance Woodruff

✍🎭Marshall Thompson -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/27/1925 d.5/18/1992 (66)
Writer, TV/Movie Actor
Misc: some say b. 1926
TV Shows: Daktari (as Dr. Marsh Tracy the veternarian)

🎭🎵🏆Skip Stephenson -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/18/1940 d.5/18/1992 (52)
Actor, Comedian, TV Host, Announcer, Singer, Sportscaster
Names/Places: b. in Omaha, Ne.
TV Shows: Real People

Heinrich Albertz -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/22/1915 d.5/18/1993 (78)
Mayor, German
Misc: Mayor of West Berlin; opposed the Nazis

Walter Karakawa -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/13/1931 d.5/18/1993 (61)
Scientist, Microbiologist

🎭Elisha Cook Jr. -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/26/1906 d.5/18/1995 (88)
TV/Movie Actor
Misc: some say 1903 & d. age 91
TV Shows: Magnum P.I. (as Francis "Ice Pick" Hofstetler)
Movie Titles: The Maltese Falcon

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🎭Robert Harris -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/28/1900 d.5/18/1995 (95)
Movie/Stage Actor
Misc: Shakespearian type

🎭Alexander R. Godunov -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/28/1949 d.5/18/1995 (45)
Movie Actor, Ballet Dancer, Russian

🎭Elizabeth Montgomery -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/15/1933 d.5/18/1995 (62)
TV/Movie Actress
Names/Places: b. in Los Angeles; Robert's daughter
TV Shows: Robert Montgomery Presents (player), Bewitched (as Samantha Stephens & cousin Serena)

🏆Dorothy Poynton-Hill -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/17/1915 N.S. d.5/18/1995 N.S. (79)
Hall of Famer, Diver, Olympic Athlete, American

🏆Chet Forte -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/7/1935 d.5/18/1996 (60)
Sports Figure
Misc: sports director; worked on Wide World Of Sports and Monday Night Footbal, worked at XTRA radio in San Diego

🎨Tom Forman -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/2/1936 d.5/18/1996 (60)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Misc: Motley's Crew

Millie The Dog -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/12/1985 d.5/18/1997 (12)
Pet
Names/Places: President and Mrs. Bush's pet

🎵🎷Horst Lippmann -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/17/1927 d.5/18/1997 (70)
Hall of Famer, Jazz Musician, German
Misc: concert promoter, writer, and television director best known as a promoter of the influential American Folk Blues Festival tours of Europe during and after the 1960s.

🎵🎷Freddy Randall -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/6/1921 d.5/18/1999 (78)
Bandleader, Jazz Trumpeter, English

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🎵🎸Augustus Pablo -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/21/1954 d.5/18/1999 (44)
Reggae Singer, Jamaican
Misc: Piping sound engineer

🏆🥊Davey Boy Smith -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/27/1962 N.S. d.5/18/2002 N.S. (39)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler, English
Names/Places: RN: David Smith; ring names: Davey Boy Smith and The British Bulldog

🎭Lincoln Kilpatrick -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/12/1932 d.5/18/2004 (72)
Actor
TV Shows: Matt Houston (as Det. Lt. Michael Hoyt)

🎵🎷Elvin Ray Jones -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/9/1927 d.5/18/2004 (76)
Drummer, Jazz Musician

🎭Joseph Pevney -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/15/1911 d.5/18/2008 (96)
Director
Misc: directed some of the most popular Star Trek TOS episodes as well as TV from 60s to 80s

🎭Carol Cole -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/17/1944 d.5/18/2009 (64)
Actress
Names/Places: Nat King Cole's daughter
TV Shows: Grady

🎭🎮Wayne Allwine -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/7/1947 N.S. d.5/18/2009 N.S. (62)
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
Misc: voice of Mickey Mouse
TV Shows: New Mickey Mouse Club, Bonkers, Mickey's Fun Songs, Mickey Mouse Works, House of Mouse, Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
Movie Titles: The Great Mouse Detective, The Prince and the Pauper, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Mickey's Christmas Carol, A Goofy Movie, Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas, The Lion King 1 1/2, Mickey's Twice Upon a Christmas
Video Games: My Disney Kitchen, Mickey's Speedway USA, Kingdom Hearts (series), Disney Sports (series), Toontown Online, Disney Think Fast

🏆🎳Andy Marzich -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/3/1935 d.5/18/2010 (74)
Hall of Famer, Bowler
Misc: 3x ABC Tournament champion

🎵Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/28/1925 d.5/18/2012 (86)
Baritone, Opera Singer, German

🎭Steve Forrest -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/29/1925 d.5/18/2013 (87)
TV/Movie Actor
Names/Places: RN:William Forrest Andrews; Dana Andrews' brother
TV Shows: The Baron (as John The Baron Mannering), S.W.A.T. (as Lt. Dan Hondo Harrelson), Dallas (as Ben Stivers/Wes Parmalee)

🎭Arthur Malet -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/24/1927 d.5/18/2013 (85)
Actor, English
TV Shows: Easy Street (as butler)
Movie Titles: Casablanca

🎭Gordon Willis -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/28/1931 d.5/18/2014 (82)
Director, Cinematographer
Misc: best known for his work on Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather series as well as Woody Allen's Annie Hall and Manhattan.
Movie Titles: Annie Hall, Manhattan, The Godfather (series)

🏆🏀Don Meyer -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/16/1944 d.5/18/2014 (69)
College Basketball Coach
Misc: one of the most winningest coaches in men's college basketball.

🎵Jerry Vale -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/8/1930 d.5/18/2014 (83)
Adult-Pop Singer, Pop Crooner
Names/Places: RN:Genero Louis Vitaliano
Misc: some say b. 1932

🎭Roger Eugene Ailes -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/15/1940 N.S. d.5/18/2017 N.S. (77)
TV Executive
Misc: Fox News, Fox Television Stations Group

🎵Jimmy "Bro" Hayes -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/12/1943 N.S. d.5/18/2017 N.S. (73)
Singer, Rhythm and Blues Performer
Group Names: The Persuasions

🏆🏁Jim McElreath -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/18/1928 N.S. d.5/18/2017 N.S. (89)
Auto Racer

✍🏆Stephanie Adams -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/24/1970 N.S. d.5/18/2018 N.S. (47)
Author, Model, Playmate
Misc: November 1992

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🏆🥊Troy Weston Waters -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/23/1965 N.S. d.5/18/2018 N.S. (53)
Hall of Famer, Boxer, Australian
Misc: a member of the Australian National Boxing Hall of Fame

🎖🎭Ken Osmond -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/7/1943 N.S. d.5/18/2020 N.S. (76)
Policeman, Actor
Names/Places: b. in Los Angeles
Misc: a retired policeman; he is no relation by any stretch of the imagination to the Osmonds!!!
TV Shows: Leave it to Beaver (as Eddie Haskell, also in Still the Beaver)

✍🎭Charles Grodin -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/21/1935 N.S. d.5/18/2021 N.S. (86)
Author, Comedy Writer, Movie Actor, TV Talk Show Host, Director
Names/Places: b. in Pittsburgh
Movie Titles: Heaven Can Wait, Midnight Run, Heart & Souls, Beethoven I, Beethoven II

🏆⚾Rennie Stennett -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/5/1949 N.S. d.5/18/2021 N.S. (72)
MLB Player, Panamaian
Misc: shares the record for seven hits in a nine-inning game [9/16/75] with Wilbert Robinson of Baltimore Orioles
Sports Teams: Pittsburgh Pirates

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