Notice: As an Amazon Associate, the author of this website earns from qualifying purchases.

You are at the section Hall of Fame Today in Birthdays and Deaths (sorted by age)

Hall of Fame Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Age for May 23

Last Updated 06-11-2022

🏆🏀Rod Thorn -- is 81 in the year 2022 and 82 in the year 2023; b.5/23/1941 N.S.
Hall of Famer, NBA Executive, NBA General Manager, Basketball Coach, Basketball Player

🏆🎾John Newcombe -- is 79 in the year 2022 and 80 in the year 2023; b.5/23/1943
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player, Australian
Names/Places: b. in Sydney
Misc: No. 1 player in world 3 times (1967,70-71); won Wimbledon 3 times and U.S. and Australian champion-ships twice each.

🏆🏌David Graham -- is 76 in the year 2022 and 77 in the year 2023; b.5/23/1946
Hall of Famer, Golfer, Australian

🏆🥊Carlos Zárate -- is 71 in the year 2022 and 72 in the year 2023; b.5/23/1951
Hall of Famer, Boxer, Mexican
Names/Places: LN:Serna

✍📰🎵🏆Mitch Albom -- is 64 in the year 2022 and 65 in the year 2023; b.5/23/1958 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Author, Screenwriter, Dramatist, Journalist, Musician, Sports Writer
Book Titles: Tuesdays With Morrie

🎵🎸Phil Selway -- is 55 in the year 2022 and 56 in the year 2023; b.5/23/1967 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Drummer, Alternative Rock Singer, English
Group Names: Radiohead

James Buchanan Eads -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/23/1820 d.3/8/1887 (66)
Hall of Famer, Scientist, Engineer

🏆⚾Zachary D. "Zack" Wheat -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/23/1888 d.3/11/1972 (83)
Hall of Famer, MLB Left Fielder
Names/Places: NN:Buck
Sports Teams: Brooklyn Superbas / Dodgers / Robins (1909-1926), Philadelphia Athletics (1927)

🏆🏁🏊Hubert Leonard Spence -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/23/1909 N.S. d.11/10/1947 N.S. (38)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, British

🎵James C. Bracken -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/23/1909 d.2/20/1972 (62)
Hall of Famer, Music Executive, Songwriter
Misc: co-founder and co-owner of Vee-Jay Records, the "Jay" in Vee-Jay.

🏆🥊Lou Brouillard -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/23/1911 d.9/14/1984 (73)
Hall of Famer, Boxer, Canadian

🏆🎾Betty Nuthall Shoemaker -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/23/1911 d.11/8/1983 (72)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player, English

Did you enjoy this page? By clicking this text banner, you can pay $10 to help keep this website going. Please donate once a week. Thank you.

🏆🎳Tony Lindemann -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/23/1919 d.12/4/2009 (90)
Hall of Famer, Bowler

💰🎵Robert "Bumps" Blackwell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/23/1922 N.S. d.3/9/1985 N.S. (62)
Hall of Famer, Executive, Music Producer, Arranger, Composer
Misc: of A&R; was 66?; once headed a band that included Quincy Jones and Ray Charles. He is credited with helping to turn gospel singer Sam Cooke into a soul great; some say b. 1918

🎵Mac Wiseman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/23/1925 N.S. d.2/24/2019 N.S. (93)
Hall of Famer, Bluegrass Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: RN: Malcolm B. Wiseman; NN: The Voice with a Heart

🏆🥊Mary Alfonsi -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/23/1942 d.8/25/2011 (69)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler
Names/Places: aka Donna Christanello

🏆🥊Marvelous Marvin Hagler -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/23/1954 N.S. d.3/13/2021 N.S. (66)
Hall of Famer, Boxer
Names/Places: b. in New Jersey
Misc: world middleweight champion 1980-87; WBA & WBC pro; pro record 62-3-2 with 52 KOs; some say b.'54 or '55

🏆🥊Gama Pahalwan -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/22/1878 N.S. d.5/23/1960 N.S. (82)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler, India
Names/Places: aka The "Great Gama" and Ghulam Muhammad

🏆🎾Ted Tinling -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/23/1910 d.5/23/1990 (79)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player, English

🏆🏈Daniel Fortmann -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/11/1916 d.5/23/1995 (79)
Hall of Famer, NFL Guard
Misc: 3x NFL champ, 6x First Team All-Pro, 3x Pro-Bowl; in the College Football and Pro Football Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: Chicago Bears (1936-1943)

🏆🥊Owen Hart -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/7/1965 N.S. d.5/23/1999 N.S. (34)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler, Canadian
Names/Places: aka The Blue Blazer and The Golden Nugget

😀Find Out More About a Person -- very easy to do
Here's How
Instructions: Use our Amazon Link on our shop.megabirthdays.com website!
This Is Our Link: shop.megabirthdays.com

🏆🏌Sam Snead -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/27/1912 d.5/23/2002 (89)
Hall of Famer, Golfer
Misc: won both Masters and PGA 3 times and British Open once; runner-up in U.S. Open 4 times; PGA Player of Year in 1949; oldest player (52 years, 10 months) to win PGA event with Greater Greensboro Open title in 1965; all-time PGA Tour career victory leader with 81; in 1979 at 67, he shot a 66 (1st golfer to shoot below his age)

🎵Clifford Antone -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/27/1949 d.5/23/2006 (56)
Hall of Famer, Music Figure
Misc: founder of a blues club Antone's that helped start the careers of Texas music artists

🎭🎵Harold Baron "Hal" Jackson -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/3/1915 N.S. d.5/23/2012 N.S. (96)
Hall of Famer, Radio Broadcaster, Radio Disc Jock

🏆🏈Cortez Kennedy -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/23/1968 d.5/23/2017 N.S. (48)
Hall of Famer, NFL Defensive, NFL Tackle
Misc: 8x Pro Bowl, 5x All-Pro
Sports Teams: Seattle Seahawks (1990-2000)

🏆🏀Eddie Sutton -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/12/1936 N.S. d.5/23/2020 N.S. (84)
Hall of Famer, College Basketball Coach
Misc: in the College Football Hall of Fame; has over 800 wins as coach
Sports Teams: Arkansas Razorbacks, Kentucky Wildcats, Oklahoma State Cowboys

For Events On This Date, Get The Davesdatebook CD.

For a full list of events covering 27 categories including the Today in Music, Sports, and Entertainment subjects,
please purchase the davesdatebook CD.

Please Click Here for information.

Thank you for your patronage.

Hall of Fame Today in Birthdays and Deaths (sorted by age) Main Page January February March April May May 1 May 2 May 3 May 4 May 5 May 6 May 7 May 8 May 9 May 10 May 11 May 12 May 13 May 14 May 15 May 16 May 17 May 18 May 19 May 20 May 21 May 22 May 23 May 24 May 25 May 26 May 27 May 28 May 29 May 30 May 31 June July August September October November December
Mega Birthdays Mega Today in Birthdays and Deaths (sorted by age) Hall of Fame Today in Birthdays and Deaths (sorted by age) Offbeat Datebook Website Offbeat Datebook: Today in Birthdays and Deaths (sorted by age) Entertainment Today in Birthdays and Deaths (sorted by name) Music Today in Birthdays and Deaths (sorted by name) Sports Today in Birthdays and Deaths (sorted by age) More Today in Births and Deaths Sections
Market Zone:
Amazon Shopping The DFS Market
TV Zone:
Find your favorite TV shows with "Let's Watch TV!"
Amazon Shopping Stuff! SDN Media News and More
Dave's Fun Stuff Mega Birthdays Contact Webmaster

© 1995-2022. davesfunstuff.com. All Rights Reserved. Reproduction of any part of this website without expressed written consent is prohibited.

Notice Of Disclosure (updated in April 2022):

"David Tanny, owner and operator of the domains davesfunstuff.com, dfsxradio.com, megabirthdays.com, eightisenough.com, sandiegoradionews.com and davidtanny.com, and its related subdomains, is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com. By making a purchase through the links to an amazon product or group page, this webmaster earns a small commission to pay for website administration duties. Linking does not imply endorsement. Clicking does not cost the visitor money. Please read the reviews of the product and return policies before deciding on making a purchase from a seller on Amazon. You will not be required to buy what you don't want or need. Thank you readers."

Website Cookie Policy