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Hall of Fame Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Age for October 16

Last Updated 05-13-2022

🏆🥊James Donald Raschke -- Birthdate Conflict -- b.10/17/1940 N.S. or 10/16/1940 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Wrestler
Names/Places: ring name: Baron von Raschke

🎭🏆Angela Lansbury -- is 97 in the year 2022 and 98 in the year 2023; b.10/16/1925
Hall of Famer, TV/Movie/Stage Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, TV Producer, Exerciser, English
Names/Places: b. in London; MN:Brigid; Richard Cromwell's ex-
TV Shows: Murder She Wrote (as Jessica Beatrice Fletcher)
Movie Titles: Mame, Dear World, Sweeney Todd, Gypsy, Beauty & the Beast (as Mrs. Potts)

🎵🎸William "Billy" Cox -- is 83 in the year 2022 and 84 in the year 2023; b.10/16/1939 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Country Bassist, Rock & Roll Bassist
Group Names: Band of Gypsys, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, The Charlie Daniels Band

🏆⚾Tim McCarver -- is 81 in the year 2022 and 82 in the year 2023; b.10/16/1941
Hall of Famer, Sports Analyst, Baseball Announcer, MLB Catcher
Misc: Ford C. Frick Award winner in 2012
Sports Teams: St. Louis Cardinals (1959-1969), Philadelphia Phillies (1970-1972), Montreal Expos (1972), St. Louis Cardinals (1973-1974), Boston Red Sox (1974-1975), Philadelphia Phillies (1975-1980), New York Mets (announcer)
TV Shows: ABC Sports, CBS Sports, Fox Sports; Monday Night Baseball

🎵🎸Robert Hall "Bob" Weir -- is 75 in the year 2022 and 76 in the year 2023; b.10/16/1947 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Rhythm Guitarist, Rock & Roll Singer
Names/Places: b. in San Francisco; NN:Ace
Group Names: The Grateful Dead (co-founder)

🏆🏁🏊Susan Pedersen -- is 69 in the year 2022 and 70 in the year 2023; b.10/16/1953
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American
Names/Places: RN: Susan Jane Pedersen, aka Susan Pankey
Misc: 4 X 100m medley swimmer (Olympic-gold-1968)

🏆🏁🏊Melissa Belote -- is 66 in the year 2022 and 67 in the year 2023; b.10/16/1956 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American
Names/Places: RN: Melissa Louise Belote; aka Melissa Belote Ripley

🎵🎸Flea -- is 60 in the year 2022 and 61 in the year 2023; b.10/16/1962
Hall of Famer, Rock & Roll Bassist
Names/Places: RN:Michael Balzary
Group Names: Red Hot Chili Peppers

🏆🏒Paul Kariya -- is 48 in the year 2022 and 49 in the year 2023; b.10/16/1974
Hall of Famer, NHL Player, Canadian

🏆⚾Will Harridge -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1881 d.4/9/1971 (89)
Hall of Famer, Sports Executive, Baseball Figure
Misc: AL president 1931-58

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🏆🏒Marty Walsh -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1883 d.3/27/1915 (31)
Hall of Famer, NHL Center, Canadian
Sports Teams: Ottawa Senators (possibly 1907-1912)

🏆⚾Leon "Goose" Goslin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1900 N.S. d.5/15/1971 N.S. (70)
Hall of Famer, MLB Left Fielder
Sports Teams: Washington Senators (1921-1930), St. Louis Browns (1930-1932), Washington Senators (1933), Detroit Tigers (1934-1937), Washington Senators (1938)

🏆John Carmichael -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1902 N.S. d.6/6/1986 N.S. (83)
Hall of Famer, Sports Writer
Book Titles: Who's Who in the Major Leagues

🎵"Big" Joe Williams -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1903 N.S. d.12/17/1982 N.S. (79)
Hall of Famer, Singer/Guitarist, Accordionist, Harmonicaist, Blues Performer

🏆🎾George Martin Lott Jr. -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1906 d.12/2/1991 (85)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player

🏆⚽Ivor Allchurch -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1929 d.7/10/1997 (67)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, Welsh (Wales)

🎭🎵🎸🏆Nico -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1938 d.7/18/1988 (49)
Hall of Famer, Actress, Songwriter, Keyboardist, Rock & Roll Singer, Model, German
Names/Places: RN:Christa Paffgen
Group Names: The Velvet Underground

💰🏆🏀David A. "Dave" DeBusschere -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1940 N.S. d.5/14/2003 N.S. (62)
Hall of Famer, Executive, NBA Coach, NBA Forward
Names/Places: NN:Defensive Dave
Misc: three-time All-American for U. Of Detroit, then a NBA star for the Detroit Pistons and New York Kncikerbockers. The youngest player / coach in NBA history for Detroit, age 24. Later, also commissioner of the ABA. Was a player-coach of Detroit Pistons (1964-67); played in 8 All-Star games; won 2 NBA titles as player with NY Knicks; ABA commissioner (1975-76); also pitched 2 seasons for Chicago White Sox (1962-63) with 3-4 record; Knicks #22 retired; May 14 is the date of announcement of death
Sports Teams: Unversity of Detroit (1959-1962), Detroit Pistons (player 1962-1968, coach 1964-1967), New York Knicks (1969-1974)

🏆⚽Tommy Gemmell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1943 d.??/??/2004 N.S. (0)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, Scottish
Misc: can't find date of death; full back and manager

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🎵🎸Roger Hawkins -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1945 N.S. d.5/20/2021 N.S. (75)
Hall of Famer, Rock & Roll Drummer
Group Names: Traffic

🎵Cordell "Boogie" Mosson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1952 N.S. d.4/18/2013 N.S. (60)
Hall of Famer, Bassist, Rhythm and Blues Musician
Group Names: Parliament-Funkadelic

🏆🏈Chris Doleman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1961 N.S. d.1/28/2020 N.S. (58)
Hall of Famer, NFL Defensive End
Sports Teams: Minnesota Vikings (1985-1993), Atlanta Falcons (1994-1995), San Francisco 49ers (1996-1998), Minnesota Vikings (1999)

🏆🏁🏊Walter Spence -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/3/1901 N.S. d.10/16/1958 N.S. (57)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, British

🏆🥊Sandor Szabo -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/4/1906 N.S. d.10/16/1966 N.S. (60)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler, Hungarian

💰🎵Leonard Chess -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/12/1917 d.10/16/1969 (52)
Hall of Famer, Businessperson, Executive, Music Figure
Misc: founder of Chess Records

🏆🥊Charley Burley -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/6/1917 d.10/16/1992 (75)
Hall of Famer, Boxer
Misc: fought from 1936-1950

💰🎵Theresa Needham -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/17/1912 d.10/16/1992 (80)
Hall of Famer, Businessperson, Music Figure
Misc: tavern owner who became known as "The Godmother of the Chicago Blues".

🏆⚽Arnold Oliver -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/22/1907 d.10/16/1993 (86)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player

🏆🥊László Papp -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/25/1926 d.10/16/2003 (77)
Hall of Famer, Boxer, Olympic Athlete, Hungarian
Misc: middleweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1948, 52, 56)

🏆🥊Stewart Edward "Stu" Hart -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/3/1915 N.S. d.10/16/2003 N.S. (88)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler, Canadian
Misc: Wrestler both amateur and professional, promoter, and trainer.

🏆🏒Léo Boivin -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/2/1932 N.S. d.10/16/2021 N.S. (89)
Hall of Famer, NHL Coach, NHL Defensive, Canadian
Sports Teams: Toronto Maple Leafs, Boston Bruins, Detroit Red Wings, Pittsburgh Penguins, Minnesota North Stars

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