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Mega Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Age for May 6

Last Updated 07-13-2021

🎭🏆Tiera Skovbye -- Birthdate Conflict -- b.1/26/1992 N.S. or 5/6/1995 N.S.
Actress, Model, Canadian
TV Shows: Blink, Supernatural, R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour

🏆⚾Willie Mays -- is 90 in the year 2021 and 91 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1931
Hall of Famer, MLB Center Fielder
Names/Places: b. in Westfield, AL; NN:Say Hey Kid
Misc: 12x Gold Glove (1957-1968); All Star MVP 1963 and 1968; NL MVP 1954, 1965; No. 24 led NL in HRs and stolen bases 4 times each; played in 24 All-Star Games; 660 HRs, 338 SBs and 3,283 hits in career; Rookie of the Year in '51, 1,903 RBIs; the 10th player to hit 3,000 hits!
Sports Teams: New York Giants (1951-1957, NL MVP 1954), San Francisco Giants (1958-1972, NL MVP 1965), New York Mets (1972-1973)

Richard C. Shelby -- is 87 in the year 2021 and 88 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1934
Senator

Susan Terris -- is 84 in the year 2021 and 85 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1937
Children's Author

🎵Herbie Cox -- is 82 in the year 2021 and 83 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1939
Singer
Group Names: Cleftones (lead)

🎵Colin Earl -- is 79 in the year 2021 and 80 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1942
Keyboardist, Pianist
Group Names: Mungo Jerry, Foghat

🎵🎷David Friesen -- is 79 in the year 2021 and 80 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1942
Jazz Bassist

🎵Richard Stilwell -- is 79 in the year 2021 and 80 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1942
Opera Baritone

🎨✍Guilio Maestro -- is 79 in the year 2021 and 80 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1942
Illustrator, Children's Author

🎭Richard Eyer -- is 76 in the year 2021 and 77 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1945
Actor
TV Shows: My Friend Irma

🎵🎸Bob Seger -- is 76 in the year 2021 and 77 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1945 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Music Producer, Composer, Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Ann Arbor, Mi; RFN:Robert Clark
Misc: some say b. May 3
Group Names: The Bob Seger System, Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band, soloist
Song Titles: Ramblin' Gamblin' Man (as part of The Bob Seger System), Night Moves, Mainstreet, Rock and Roll Never Forgets, Still the Same, Hollywood Nights, We Got Tonight, Old Time Rock and Roll, Fire Lake, Against the Wind, You'll Accomp'ny Me, The Hrizontal Bop, Trying to Live My Life Without You, Feel Like a Number, Shame on the Moon, Even Now, Like a Rock, Shakedown (previous titles as lead of The Silver Bullet Band)
Album Titles: Ramblin' Gambin' Man (as part of The Bob Seger System), Night Moves, Stranger in Town, Against the Wind, The Distance, Like a Rock, The Fire Inside, Live Bullet, Nine Tonight (previous titles as lead of The Silver Bullet Band), Face the Promise, Ride Out

🎭🎵Jimmie Dale Gilmore -- is 76 in the year 2021 and 77 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1945
Actor, Producer, Songwriter, Country Singer

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🏆🏌Grier Jones -- is 75 in the year 2021 and 76 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1946
Golfer

🎭Susan Brown -- is 75 in the year 2021 and 76 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1946
Actress, English
Names/Places: not the General Hospital actress
TV Shows: Game of Thrones

🎭🎵Lulu Roman -- is 75 in the year 2021 and 76 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1946 N.S.
Comedienne, Gospel Singer
TV Shows: Hee Haw

🎭Ben Masters -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1947
Actor
TV Shows: Heartbeat, Passions (as Julian Crane, then Boozy Boozeborne for the entire run)
Movie Titles: The Deliberate Stranger, Dream Lover, Making Mr. Right

🎭Tony King -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1947
Actor
TV Shows: Bronk
Movie Titles: The Toy, Shaft, Bucktown

🎭Alan Dale -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1947
Actor, New Zealand
TV Shows: The O.C. (as Caleb Nichol), Ugly Betty (as Bradford Meade), Hot in Cleveland, One Upon a Time, Lost (as Charles Widmore), Neighbours, NCIS (as Tom Morrow), Dynasty (as Joseph Anders)
Movie Titles: Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

🎭Richard Cox -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1948
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor
Names/Places: RN: Richard Zuckerman
TV Shows: Alpha House, Executive Suite, Bob the Bulider (US version)
Movie Titles: Crusing

🎵Mary MacGregor -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1948
Adult-Pop Singer
Song Titles: Torn Between Two Lovers

🏆🏈Dennis Havig -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1949
NFL Player

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Jeffrey Deaver -- is 71 in the year 2021 and 72 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1950
Mystery Writer, Crime Writer

🎵Victoria Bond -- is 71 in the year 2021 and 72 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1950
Conductor/Composer

🎵Davey "Shaggis" Johnstone -- is 70 in the year 2021 and 71 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1951 N.S.
Pop Guitarist, British
Group Names: Elton John (1970s)

🎭Gregg Henry -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1952
Actor
TV Shows: The Torkelsons (as Randall Torkelson), The Killing, The Following, Scandal (as Hollis Doyle), Chicago Med (as Dr. David Downey)
Movie Titles: Guardians of the Galaxy, Slither, Payback

🎭🎵Fred Newman -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1952
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Composer
TV Shows: The All-New Mickey Mouse Club (host)
Movie Titles: Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Gremlins, Doug's 1st Movie, Harry and the Hendersons

🎭Lynn Whitfield -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1953
Actress, Producer
TV Shows: Greenleaf (as Lady Mae Greenleaf)
Movie Titles: Madea's Family Reunion, Stepmom, Eve's Bayou, The Josephine Baker Story, The Rebound

🏆⚽Graeme Souness -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1953
Hall of Famer, Soccer Midfielder, Soccer Manager, Scottish

Tony Blair -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1953
Prime Minister, British

🏆⚾Larry Andersen -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1953
MLB Pitcher

🎨🎵David Rudder -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1953
Painter, Sculptor, Composer, Singer, Calypso Performer, Trinidad And Tobago

🎭Tom Bergeron -- is 66 in the year 2021 and 67 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1955
Game Show Host, TV Broadcaster
TV Shows: Breakfast Time, Hollywood Squares, America's Funniest Home Videos host 2001-?, Dancing With the Stars

🏆🏌Tim Simpson -- is 65 in the year 2021 and 66 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1956
Golfer

🎭Kate Collins -- is 63 in the year 2021 and 64 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1958
Soap Actress
Names/Places: Michael's daughter
TV Shows: All My Children (as Natalie Marlowe Hunter Courtlandt Hunter Chandler Dillon & insane twin Janet Marlowe Green Dillon)

🎭Anne Parillaud -- is 61 in the year 2021 and 62 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1960
Actress, Director, Canadian, French
TV Shows: La Femme Nikita
Movie Titles: The Man in the Iron Mask, Innocent Blood, Map of the Human Heart

🎭Roma Downey -- is 61 in the year 2021 and 62 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1960
Actress, Producer, Irish
TV Shows: One Life To Live, Touched By An Angel (as Monica)

🎭🏆Julianne Phillips -- is 61 in the year 2021 and 62 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1960
TV/Movie Actress, Model
Names/Places: b. Evanston, Ill; Bruce Springsteen's ex-wife
TV Shows: Sisters (as Frankie Reed)
Movie Titles: Fletch Lives, Skin Deep, Big Bully

🎭🎵🎸John Flansburgh -- is 61 in the year 2021 and 62 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1960
Actor, Novelty Singer, Alternative Rock Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: They Might Be Giants, Mono Puff (founder)

🏆🏒Keith (Hockey) Brown -- is 61 in the year 2021 and 62 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1960 N.S.
NHL Defensive, Canadian

🎭George Clooney -- is 60 in the year 2021 and 61 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1961
Actor, Producer/Director
Names/Places: Nick's son, Rosemary's nephew
TV Shows: The Facts of Life (as George Burnett), E/R (as Ace, not the 1994 ER), Roseanne (as Booker), Sisters (as Det. Falconer), ER (as Dr. Douglas Ross)
Movie Titles: The Green Hornet, Batman and Robin (lead 1997), One Fine Day, The Peacemaker, Out of Sight, Thin Red Line, Three Kings, The Perfect Storm, Ocean's Eleven, Solaris, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, Intolerable Cruelty, Ocean's Twelve, Good Night Good Luck, Syriana, Leatherheads, Burn After Recording, Gravity, Up in the Air, The Descendants

🎭🏆Clay O'Brien -- is 60 in the year 2021 and 61 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1961 N.S.
Actor, Rodeo Cowboy
Misc: retired from acting in 1976; former child actor turned rodeo star, so rodeo killed the video star
TV Shows: The Cowboys
Movie Titles: Cahill U.S. Marshall, One Little Indian, The Apple Dumpling Gang

🎭🎮🎵Wally Wingert -- is 60 in the year 2021 and 61 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1961
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor, Novelty Singer
Misc: a prolific cartoon voice actor since the 1990s
Song Titles: Adam West, The World Is Mine, Chiller
TV Shows: Bleach (as Renju, English version), Naruto: Shippuden (as Aoba), The Garfield Show (as Jon Arbuckle), Family Guy (as various characters)
Video Games: Marvel Heroes, Benno's Great Race Interactive Ride, Skylanders (series), Naruto Shippuden (series), Lego Marvel's Avengers (series), Lego Jurassic World, Batman: Arkham Asylum

🏆⚾Tom Bolton -- is 59 in the year 2021 and 60 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1962
MLB Pitcher

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🎭Alessandra Ferri -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1963 N.S.
Ballerina, Italian

🏆🏈Michael McGruder -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1964
NFL Player

🎵🎸Tony Scalzo -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1964
Songwriter, Singer/Musician, Alternative Rock Performer
Group Names: Fastball

🎭Leslie Hope -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1965 N.S.
Actress, Director, Canadian
TV Shows: 24 (as Teri Bauer)
Movie Titles: Crimson Peak, Never Back Down, Talk Radio

🏆🏈Ken Harvey -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1965
NFL Linebacker
Sports Teams: Washington Redskins

🏆🏒Bob Bassen -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1965
NHL Player, Canadian

🎭Robert Floyd -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1967
Actor
TV Shows: Sliders (as Quinn Mallory)
Movie Titles: Godzilla (1998), Cold Hearts, Rebound, Soul's Midnight

🏆🏁🏍Chris (Motorcyclist) Carr -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1967 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Motorcyclist

🎵🎸Mark Bryan -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1967
Songwriter, Modern Rock Guitarist
Group Names: Hootie and the Blowfish

🎭Tyler Layton -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1968
Actress
TV Shows: Silk Stalkings (as Holly)

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🏆Linnea Marie Fayard -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1968
Beauty Pagent Winner
Misc: Miss Louisiana-America (1991-5th)

🏆🏈Clarence Jones -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1968
NFL Player

🎭Sunny McKay -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1969
XXX-rated actress, Australian

🎭Geneva Carr -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1971 N.S.
Actress
TV Shows: Bull (as Marissa Morgan)

🎭Marshall Hilliard -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1971
Actor, Producer

🏆🏈Rob Holmberg -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1971
NFL Linebacker

🎵🎸Christopher Aubrey Shiflett -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1971 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Rock & Roll Guitarist, Punk Rock Guitarist
Misc: Foo Fighters since the release of the album There is Nothing Left to Lose
Group Names: Foo Fighters (lead guitarist), No Use for a Name, Me First and the Gimme Gimmes

🎭Kathleen Sisk -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1972
Actress

🏆🏒Martin Brodeur -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1972
Hall of Famer, NHL Goaltender, Canadian
Misc: became the winningest goalie in NHL history in 2009
Sports Teams: New Jersey Devils (1994-Calder Trophy, 1996, 1997-Played in All-Star Game)

🎭Rosie Marcel -- is 44 in the year 2021 and 45 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1977 N.S.
Actress, English
TV Shows: Holby City (as Jac Naylor)

🎭🏆Laura Cover -- is 44 in the year 2021 and 45 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1977
Actress, Model, Playmate
Misc: October 1998

🏆⚾Benito Báez -- is 44 in the year 2021 and 45 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1977
MLB Player, Dominican Republican

🎭Johna Stewart -- is 42 in the year 2021 and 43 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1979
Actress
Names/Places: aka Johna Stewart-Bowden
Misc: retired from acting in 1999
TV Shows: Pacific Blue, Beverly Hills 90210 (as Erica)
Movie Titles: Ladybugs, Young Hercules, The Legend of Galgameth

🎭Evan Ferrante -- is 42 in the year 2021 and 43 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1979
Actor, Producer
Movie Titles: Dumbbells

🎭Stacey Oristano -- is 42 in the year 2021 and 43 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1979 N.S.
Actress
TV Shows: Friday Night Lights (as Mindy), Bunheads
Movie Titles: Status: Unknown

🏆🏈Akbar Gbaja-Biamila -- is 42 in the year 2021 and 43 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1979 N.S.
NFL Defensive End

🏆🏁🏊Brooke Marie Bennett -- is 41 in the year 2021 and 42 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1980 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American

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🎭Nessa Diab -- is 40 in the year 2021 and 41 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1981 N.S.
TV Hostess

🎭Edyta Sliwinska -- is 40 in the year 2021 and 41 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1981 N.S.
Dancer, Polish

🎭🏆Tiffany Coyne -- is 39 in the year 2021 and 40 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1982 N.S.
Personality, Model
TV Shows: Let's Make a Deal

🏆🏈Jason Witten -- is 39 in the year 2021 and 40 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1982--3--
Sports Analyst, NFL Tight End

🎭Gabourey Sidibe -- is 38 in the year 2021 and 39 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1983 N.S.
Actress
TV Shows: Empire (as Becky), American Horror Story, The Big C (as Andrea)
Movie Titles: Precious, Tower Heist, Seven Psychopaths

🎭Adrianne Palicki -- is 38 in the year 2021 and 39 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1983
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress
TV Shows: Friday Night Lights (as Tyra), Robot Chicken, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (as Bobbi Morse)
Movie Titles: John Wick, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, Legion, Red Dawn

🏆⚽Daniel Alves -- is 38 in the year 2021 and 39 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1983 N.S.
Soccer Player, Brazilian

🏆🏀Chris Paul -- is 36 in the year 2021 and 37 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1985 N.S.
NBA Player

🎭Sasheer Zamata -- is 35 in the year 2021 and 36 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1986
Actress, Comedienne
TV Shows: Saturday Night Live

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🏆🏀Goran Dragić -- is 35 in the year 2021 and 36 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1986 N.S.
NBA Guard, Slovakian

🏆⚾Gerardo Parra -- is 34 in the year 2021 and 35 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1987 N.S.
MLB Outfielder, Venezuelan
Misc: 2x Gold Glove; active as of 2015
Sports Teams: Arozona Diamondbacks, Milwaukee Brewers, Baltimore Orioles

🎵Meek Mill -- is 34 in the year 2021 and 35 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1987 N.S.
Rapper
Names/Places: RN: Robert Rihmeek Williams

🏆🥊Cheree Crowley -- is 33 in the year 2021 and 34 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1988 N.S.
Wrestler, New Zealand

🎵Nanna Bryndis Hilmarsdottir -- is 32 in the year 2021 and 33 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1989 N.S.
Folk Singer/Guitarist, Icelandian
Group Names: Of Monsters and Men

🏆⚾José Altuve -- is 31 in the year 2021 and 32 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1990 N.S.
MLB Second Baseman, Venezuelan
Misc: AL MVP 2017, 2x Silver Slugger, 2x AL stolen base leader, 3x All-Star, Gold Glove, ALCS MVP 2019; active as of 2019

🎭Shamier Anderson -- is 30 in the year 2021 and 31 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1991 N.S.
Actor, Canadian
TV Shows: Overruled!, Defiance, The Next Step (as Chris), Wynonna Earp (as Agent Dolls)

🏆🏀Jonas Valančiūnas -- is 29 in the year 2021 and 30 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1992 N.S.
NBA Center, Lithuanian

🏆🏒Brendan Gallagher -- is 29 in the year 2021 and 30 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1992 N.S.
NHL Right Wing, Canadian

🏆🏉Roger Tuivasa-Sheck -- is 28 in the year 2021 and 29 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1993 N.S.
Rugby Player, Samoan

🎭🎵Naomi Scott -- is 28 in the year 2021 and 29 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1993 N.S.
Actress, Singer, English
TV Shows: Terra Nova (as Mandy Shannon)
Movie Titles: Aladdin (2019), The Martian, The 33, Our Lady of Lourdes

🏆⚽Mateo Kovačić -- is 27 in the year 2021 and 28 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1994 N.S.
Soccer Player, Austrian

🎭Noah Galvin -- is 26 in the year 2021 and 27 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1995 N.S.
Actor
TV Shows: The Real O'Neals (as Kenny O'Neal)

Layne Ulrich -- is 20 in the year 2021 and 21 in the year 2022; b.5/6/2001
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Skylar and Lars' son

Kaiis Steven Jarrahy -- is 17 in the year 2021 and 18 in the year 2022; b.5/6/2004
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Geena Davis and Dr. Reza Jarrahy's twin son

Kian William Jarrahy -- is 17 in the year 2021 and 18 in the year 2022; b.5/6/2004
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Geena Davis and Dr. Reza Jarrahy's twin son

Sadie Sandler -- is 15 in the year 2021 and 16 in the year 2022; b.5/6/2006
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Jackie and Adam's daughter

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Cayden Wyatt Costner -- is 14 in the year 2021 and 15 in the year 2022; b.5/6/2007
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Christine and Kevin's son

James Koke Dorough -- is 12 in the year 2021 and 13 in the year 2022; b.5/6/2009
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Leigh and Howie's son

🎭Tate Jones -- is 10 in the year 2021 and 11 in the year 2022; b.5/6/2011
Movie/Stage Actor
Names/Places: Emma Bunton and Jade's son

Lenny Federer -- is 7 in the year 2021 and 8 in the year 2022; b.5/6/2014
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Mirka and Roger's twin son

Leo Federer -- is 7 in the year 2021 and 8 in the year 2022; b.5/6/2014
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Mirka and Roger's twin son

Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor -- is 2 in the year 2021 and 3 in the year 2022; b.5/6/2019 N.S.
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: son of Prince Harry and Meghan, and a great grand-son of Queen Elizabeth II

Veri Keri -- b.5/6/????
Misc: assistant of Dr. Demento

👑King Henry II Of Holy Roman & Germany -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/973 d.7/13/1024 (51)
King
Misc: Duke of Bavaria (as Henry IV, 995-1005), German king (from 1002), and Holy Roman emperor (1014-24)

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Pope Innocent X -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1574 d.1/7/1655 (80)
Clergyman
Misc: from 1644-55

Alain-René Lesage -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1668 N.S. d.11/17/1747 N.S. (79)
Novelist, Playwright, French

🎖⚖John Penn -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1741 J-LD or 5/17/1741 N.S. d.9/14/1788 N.S. (47)
Revolutionary, Attorney/Lawyer
Misc: Declaration of Independence signer

Jean Senebier -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1742 d.7/22/1809 (67)
Botanist, Naturalist, Swiss
Misc: who demonstrated that green plants consume carbon dioxide and release oxygen under the influence of light.

🎖⚖Peleg Wadsworth -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1748 d.11/12/1829 (81)
Revolutionary, Soldier, Congressperson

🎖Maximilien Robespierre -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1758 d.7/28/1794 (36)
Revolutionary, French
Names/Places: MN:Francois Marie Isidore de

William Strong -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1808 d.8/19/1895 (87)
Supreme Court Justice
Misc: Supreme Court justice (1870-80), one of the most respected justices of the 19th-century court.

⛪⚖Phoebe Ann Coffin Hanaford -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1829 d.7/2/1921 (92)
Religious Leader, Minister
Names/Places: aka FN: Phebe; RN:Phoebe Ann Coffin
Misc: the first female ordained minister in New England

⚛💰Worcester Reed Warner -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1846 d.6/25/1929 (83)
Astronomer, Engineer, Inventor, Philanthropist
Misc: pioneer in the machine-tool industry, benefactor to science, and co-founder of Warner and Swasey Company

✍⚛Dr. Sigmund Freud -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1856 d.9/23/1939 (83)
Author, Scientist, Psychiatrist, Czech
Misc: Psychoanalysis founder; d. in London

Robert Edwin Peary -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1856 d.2/20/1920 (63)
Explorer
Misc: Arctic, North Pole

✍🎵Sir Rabindranath Tagore -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1861 d.8/7/1941 (80)
Author, Poet, Composer, Native American

Gaston LeRoux -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1868 d.4/15/1927 (58)
Mystery Writer, French

👑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

💰Amadeo Peter Giannini -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1870 d.6/3/1949 (79)
Financier
Misc: Bank of America founder

🎨John Tinney McCutcheon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1870 d.6/10/1949 (79)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Misc: Midwestern rural life

Victor Grignard -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1871 N.S. d.12/13/1935 N.S. (64)
Chemist, French

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Willem de Sitter -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1872 d.11/20/1934 (62)
Astronomer, Mathematician, Dutch (Netherlands)
Misc: studied Jupiter

🎨Bernard Karfiol -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1886 d.??/??/1952
Artist, American, Hungarian

🏆🏒Thomas "Tommy" Dunderdale -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1887 N.S. d.12/15/1960 N.S. (73)
Hall of Famer, NHL Center, Australian
Misc: played 1906-1924
Sports Teams: Winnipeg Strathconas (MPHL), Winnipeg Maple Leafs (MPHL), Winnipeg Shamrocks (MPHL), Montreal Shamrocks (CHA, NHA), Quebec Bulldogs (NHA), Victoria Cougars (PCHA), Portland Rosebuds (PCHA), Saskatoon Crescents (WCHL), Edmonton Eskimos (WCHL)

💰Russell Stover -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1888 d.5/11/1954 (66)
Manufacturer
Misc: Eskimo Pie creator & prez

🎭Claire Whitney -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1890 d.8/27/1969 (79)
Actress

🎭Rudolph Valentino -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1895 d.8/23/1926 (31)
Movie Actor, Italian
Names/Places: b. in Castellaneta; RN:Rudolpho Alfonzo Rafaello Pietro Filiberto Guglieimi Di Valentino d'Antonguolla; d. in New York

🏆⚽Peter Renzulli -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1895 d.3/14/1980 (84)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player

💰Daniel Gerber -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1898 d.3/16/1974 (75)
Manufacturer
Misc: Baby Food

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🎵🎷Charlie Irvis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1899 d.??/??/1939
Trombonist, Jazz Performer
Group Names: Duke Ellington band

🎵Billy Cotton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1899 d.3/25/1969 (69)
Singer, Bandleader, English

✍🎭Max Ophuls -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1902 d.3/26/1957 (54)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Movie Actor, Movie Producer/Director, German
Names/Places: RN:Maximilian Oppenheimer

✍⛪📰Harry Lewis Golden -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1902 d.10/2/1981 (79)
Author, Jewish, Publisher, Editor
Names/Places: RLN:Goldenhurst

Allan G. O'Dell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1903 d.1/17/1994 (90)
Inventor
Misc: created rhyming roadside as signs

💰"Toots" Shor -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1903 d.1/23/1977 (73)
Businessperson, Restaurateur

🎭Catherine Lacey -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1904 d.9/23/1979 (75)
Actress, English

🎭Harry Einstein -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1904 d.11/24/1958 (54)
Movie Actor, Radio Actor, Comedian
Names/Places: NN:Parkyakarkus; Albert Brook's dad

🎭Raymond Bailey -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1904 d.4/15/1980 (75)
TV Actor
TV Shows: The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (as Dean Magruder), The Beverly Hillbillies (as Milton Drysdale)

Harry Edmund Martinson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1904 d.2/11/1978 (73)
Novelist, Poet, Swiss

🎵Cliff Carlisle -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1904 d.4/2/1983 (78)
Country Singer
Group Names: Carlisle Brothers

🏆🏀Edward S. "Ned" Irish -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1905 N.S. d.1/21/1982 N.S. (76)
Hall of Famer, NBA Owner, NBA Executive
Misc: a basketball promoter and one of the key figures in popularizing professional basketball
Sports Teams: New York Knickerbockers (founder and president 1946-1974)

Richmond Lattimore -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1906 d.2/26/1984 (77)
Writer, Translator

🏆🏈"Weeb" Ewbank -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1907 d.11/17/1998 (91)
Hall of Famer, NFL Coach, NFL Player
Misc: led Baltimore to 2 NFL titles (1958-59); coached NY Jets to AFL'S 1st SuperBowl win in 1969; he was the only coach to win both the American and National Football League championships.
Sports Teams: Van Wert High School (coach 1928-1929), McGuffey High School (coach 1930-1943), Naval Station Great Lakes, Asst. (coach 1943-1945), Brown University, Asst. (coach 1946), Washington University (coach 1947-1948), Cleveland Browns, Asst. (coacch 1949-1953), NFL Baltimore Colts (coach 1954-1962), AFL New York Jets (coach 1963-1969), NFL New York Jets (coach 1970-1973), Columbia University, Asst. (1975)

🎭Lucien Ballard -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1908 d.10/1/1988 (80)
Cinematographer

🎭Alice Reinheart -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1910 d.6/10/1993 (83)
TV/Movie/Stage Actress

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🎭Frank Nelson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1911 d.9/12/1986 (75)
Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor
TV Shows: Jack Benny (as the 'Eeeyeeessss?' man), I Love Lucy (as Ralph Ramsey), Jetsons (voicist)

🎭Bill Quinn -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1912 d.4/29/1994 (81)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Vaudevillan
TV Shows: The Rifleman (as Sweeney the bartender), Please Don't Eat the Daisies (as Dean Gerald Carter), All in the Family (as Mr. Van Ranseleer)

✍🎭Stewart Granger -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1913 d.8/16/1993 (80)
Author, TV/Movie/Stage Actor, English
Names/Places: b. in London; Jean Simmons hubby; RN:James Lablache Stewart Grange

🎵Carmen Cavallaro -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1913 d.10/12/1989 (76)
Pianist, Bandleader

Kenneth Englund -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1914 d.8/10/1993 (79)
Screen/Scriptwriter

Randall Jarrell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1914 d.10/14/1965 (51)
Author, Novelist, Essayist, Poet

✍🎭Orson Welles -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1915 N.S. d.10/10/1985 N.S. (70)
Hall of Famer, Author, TV/Movie/Stage/Radio Actor, Movie Producer/Director
Names/Places: b. in Kenosha, WI; FN:George; d. in Los Angeles
Misc: radio:War of the Worlds
TV Shows: The Name of the Game (narrator), Night Gallery (narrator), Shogun (narrator), Magnum P.I. (voice of Robin Masters)
Movie Titles: Citizen Kane, The Magnificent Ambersons

✍📰Theodore H. White -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1915 d.5/15/1986 (71)
Author, Historian

🎭Frederic Downs -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1916 d.4/24/1998 (81)
Actor

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🎭Adriana Caselotti -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1916 d.1/19/1997 (80)
Cartoon Voice Actress
Movie Titles: Snow White

Jilly Rizzo -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1917 d.5/6/1992 (75)
Celebrity Friend
Names/Places: Frank Sinatra's friend

🏆🏒"Black Jack" Stewart -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1917 N.S. d.5/25/1983 N.S. (66)
Hall of Famer, NHL Defensive, Canadian
Misc: played 1937-1953
Sports Teams: Detroit Red Wings, Chicago Blackhawks, Pittsburgh Hornets (AHL), Chatham Maroons (OHASr)

🎭Ross Hunter -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1920 d.3/10/1996 (75)
Movie Actor, Movie Producer
Names/Places: RN:Martin Fuss
Misc: d. anywhere from age 69 to 79

🎭Alan DeWitt -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1921 d.6/2/1976 (55)
Actor
TV Shows: It's About Time

🏆⚾Dick Wakefield -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1921 d.8/25/1985 (64)
MLB Player

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

🏆🏈Pat Harder -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1922 d.9/6/1992 (70)
NFL Fullback
Misc: shared NFL individual game record: points after touchdowns [9]
Sports Teams: Chicago Cardinals, Detroit Lions

🎭Elizabeth Sellars -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1923 N.S. d.12/30/2019 N.S. (96)
Actress, Scottish

🏆🏒Harry Watson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1923 d.11/19/2002 (79)
Hall of Famer, NHL Center, NHL Left Wing, Canadian
Misc: played 1941-1957
Sports Teams: Brooklyn Americans, Detroit Red Wings, Toronto Maple Leafs, Chicago Black Hawks

💰🎭🎵Marguerite Piazza -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1926 d.8/2/2012 (86)
Philanthropist, Actress, Opera Soprano
Misc: some sources give Sep 23, 1921.
TV Shows: Your Show of Shows

🎭Ettore Manni -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1927 d.7/27/1979 (52)
Actor, Italian

✍🏆Dave Anderson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1929 N.S. d.10/4/2018 N.S. (89)
Hall of Famer, Author, Sports Writer

💰Jonathan Bush -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1931 N.S. d.5/5/2021 N.S. (89)
Banker
Names/Places: George's brother

🎵🎷Hasaan Ibn Ali -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1931 d.??/??/1980 N.S. (0) or ??/??/1981 N.S. (0)
Composer, Jazz Pianist
Names/Places: RN: William Henry Langford Jr.

🏆🏒Garry "Duke" Edmundson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1932 N.S. d.9/20/2016 N.S. (84)
NHL Player, Canadian

🎭Harry Gittes -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1936 N.S. d.9/2/2017 N.S. (81)
Producer
Movie Titles: Chinatown (his name was used as the namesake for Jack Nicholson's gumshoe character in the film)

🏆🥊Ruben "Hurricane" Carter -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1937 N.S. d.4/20/2014 N.S. (76)
Boxer
Misc: wrongly convicted of a triple murder in New Jersey in the 1960s

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🎭Chet Allen -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1939 d.6/17/1984 (45)
Actor
Misc: was a child actor of the 1950s

✍🎭Robert Michael Morris -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1940 N.S. d.5/30/2017 N.S. (77)
Playwright, Teacher, Actor, Director
TV Shows: Running Wilde (as Mr. Lunt), The Comeback (as Mickey Deane)
Movie Titles: Smiley Face, Broken Blood

🏆⚾Bill Hands -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1940 d.3/9/2017 N.S. (76)
MLB Pitcher

🎵Ghena Dimitrova -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1941 d.6/11/2005 (64)
Opera Singer
Names/Places: or Gwen?

⚖🎭James Kallstrom -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1943 N.S. d.7/5/2021 N.S. (78)
Government Official, TV Host
Misc: was a FBI Assistant Director from Worcester, Massachusetts.
TV Shows: The FBI Files

🎵Sandra Tilley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1943 d.9/9/1981 (38)
Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: Martha Reeves & the Vandellas

🎨Anton Furst -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1944 d.11/24/1991 (47)
Architect
Misc: Production designer

🎵Mike Condello -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1946 d.8/17/1995 (49)
Songwriter, Novelty Singer
Group Names: Hub Kapp and The Wheels (fronted by Pat McMahon), The Ladmo Trio
TV Shows: Wallace and Ladmo Show (co-host and parodist)

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🎵Dennis Cowan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1947 d.??/??/1973 N.S. (0)
Bassist, English
Group Names: The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band

🎵Robbie McIntosh -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1950 d.9/23/1974 (24)
Drummer, Scottish
Group Names: Average White Band

Samuel K. Doe -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1950 d.9/10/1990 (40)
Head of State
Misc: Liberia president

🎭Michael O'Hare -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1952 d.9/28/2012 (60)
TV Actor
TV Shows: Babylon 5 (as Commander Jeffrey Sinclair)

🏆🏈Fred McNeil -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1952 d.11/3/2015 N.S. (63)
NFL Linebacker
Misc: Super Bowl IX, XI
Sports Teams: Minnesota Vikings

🎭Michael Carmine -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1959 d.10/14/1989 (30)
Movie Actor

🎵Larry Steinbachek -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1960 d.12/??/2016 N.S. (56)
Synthesizer, British
Group Names: The Communards, Bronski Beat

🎭Dana Hill -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1964 d.7/15/1996 (32)
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress
Names/Places: LN:Goetz
TV Shows: Duckman
Movie Titles: National Lampoon's European Vacation

👑Empress Catherine The Great I Of Russia -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/5/1684 O.S. or 4/15/1684 N.S. d.5/6/1727 O.S. (43) or 5/17/1727 N.S. (43)
Queen, Russian

🎖⚖John Lowell -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/17/1743 d.5/6/1802 (58)
Revolutionary, Judge/Jurist

🎵Rosalie Levasseur -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/8/1749 N.S. d.5/6/1826 N.S. (76)
Opera Singer, French

Demetrius Gallitzin -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/22/1770 d.5/6/1840 (69)
Missionary, Dutch (Netherlands)

Alexander Von Humboldt -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/14/1769 d.5/6/1859 (89)
Scientist, Explorer, Geographer, Naturalist, German

✍⚛Henry David Thoreau -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/12/1817 N.S. d.5/6/1862 N.S. (44)
Hall of Famer, Author, Poet, Philosopher, Naturalist, Pacifist
Names/Places: b. in Concord, Mass.
Misc: always had Ralph Waldo Emerson around to bail him out of trouble; he was known as the "Hermit of Walden" because he lived in the woods around Walden pond for several years.

Sir James Young Simpson -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/7/1811 d.5/6/1870 (58)
Inventor, Scottish
Misc: Obstertrician, choloform

👑King Edward VII Of Great Britian -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/9/1841 d.5/6/1910 (68)
King, British
Misc: rules 1901-10

Wilhelm Nindemann -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/22/1850 d.5/6/1913 (63)
Explorer, German
Misc: Arctic

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Lyman Frank Baum -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/15/1856 d.5/6/1919 (62)
Children's Author
Book Titles: The Wizard of Oz

Hudson Maxim -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/3/1853 d.5/6/1927 (74)
Inventor
Misc: inventor of explosives extensively used in World War I.

Paul Doumer -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/22/1857 d.5/6/1932 (75)
Statesman, French

🎭Charles Gilpin -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/2/1879 d.5/6/1939 (59)
Stage Actor

🎭Robert Terrel Haines -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/3/1870 d.5/6/1943 (73)
Movie/Stage/Radio Actor, Vaudevillan

🎵Louise Homer -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/28/1871 d.5/6/1947 (76)
Contralto, Opera Singer

Count Maurice Maeterlinck -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/29/1862 d.5/6/1949 (86)
Dramatist/Playwright, Poet, Philosopher, Belgiumese
Misc: Blue Bird, Nobel 1911

Maria Montessori -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/31/1870 d.5/6/1952 (81)
Physician, Educator, Italian

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📰Bertie Charles Forbes -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/14/1880 d.5/6/1954 (73)
Journalist, Publisher, Scottish
Misc: Forbes Magazine founder

🎭Monty Woolley -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/17/1888 d.5/6/1963 (74)
Movie/Stage Actor
Names/Places: RFMN:Edgar Montillion
Movie Titles: the Pied Piper, Man Who Came to Dinner

Theodore Von Kármán -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/11/1881 d.5/6/1963 (81)
Engineer, Hungarian
Misc: aeronautical; designed the Bell X-1 airplane that was the 1st to break the sound barrier

🎵Ted Weems -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/26/1901 d.5/6/1963 (61)
Songwriter, Trombonist, Bandleader

🎵🎷Paul Webster -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/24/1909 d.5/6/1966 (56)
Jazz Trumpeter
Group Names: Jimmy Lunceford (1935-43), Cab Calloway (1944-52)

🎵Wayman Carver -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/25/1905 d.5/6/1967 (61)
Flutist, Reeds

🎵🎸Don Drummond -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/12/1932 d.5/6/1969 (37)
Ska Musician
Group Names: The Skatalites

🎭Helene Weigel -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/12/1900 d.5/6/1971 (70)
Actress, Austrian, German

🎭🎵Dickie Valentine -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/4/1929 d.5/6/1971 (41)
Movie Actor, Pop Singer, English

🎭Myrna Fahey -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/12/1933 d.5/6/1973 (40)
Actress

🎵Sir Ernest C. MacMillan -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/18/1893 d.5/6/1973 (79)
Composer, Conductor, Canadian

🏆🏁🏊Ethelda Bleibtrey -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/27/1902 N.S. d.5/6/1978 N.S. (76)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American
Names/Places: aka Ethelda Schlatke

💰Frank Fitzsimmons -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/7/1908 d.5/6/1981 (73)
Leader
Misc: of labor

🎨✍Ezra Jack Keats -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/11/1916 d.5/6/1983 (67)
Illustrator, Children's Author

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

🏆Ulise Joseph "Pete" Desjardins -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/10/1907 N.S. d.5/6/1985 N.S. (78)
Hall of Famer, Diver, Olympic Athlete, American

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🏆⚾Kirby Higbe -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/8/1915 d.5/6/1985 (70)
MLB Pitcher

🎭Laura Alves -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/8/1921 d.5/6/1986 (64)
Actress

William J. Casey -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/13/1913 d.5/6/1987 (74)
Government Official
Misc: headed the CIA during the Iran-contra scandal (1981-87)

🎵Paul Wilson -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/6/1935 d.5/6/1988 (53)
Hall of Famer, Soul Singer
Group Names: The Flamingos

🏆🏈Earl H. "Red" Blaik -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/15/1897 N.S. d.5/6/1989 N.S. (92)
Hall of Famer, College Football Coach, College Football Player
Misc: a United States Army officer
Sports Teams: Miami University (in Oxford, Ohio, player 1915-1917), Army (player 1918-1919), Miami University (coach 1924-1925), University of Wisconsin-Madison (coach 1926), Army (coach 1927-1933), Dartmouth College (coach 1934-1940), Army (coach 1941-1958)

⚖🎭Charles Farrell -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/9/1901 d.5/6/1990 (88)
Mayor, TV/Movie Actor
TV Shows: Seventh Heaven, My Little Margie (as Vernon Albright)

🏆🏈Chucky Mullins -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/8/1969 d.5/6/1991 (21)
College Football Player

Nina Redenbacher -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/15/1900 d.5/6/1991 (91)
Celebrity Relative
Names/Places: Orville's wife

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🎭Thomas Carlin -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/10/1928 d.5/6/1991 (62)
Actor

🎭Wilfrid Hyde-White -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/12/1903 d.5/6/1991 (87)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor, English
TV Shows: Peyton Place, The Associates (as Emerson), Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (as Dr. Goodfellow 1980s)

Jilly Rizzo -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/6/1917 d.5/6/1992 (75)
Celebrity Friend
Names/Places: Frank Sinatra's friend

🎭🎵Marlene Dietrich -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/27/1901 d.5/6/1992 (90)
Movie/Stage Actress, Singer, German
Names/Places: RN:Maria Magdalene Dietrich von Losch; d. in Paris

🎭Minnie L. Gentry -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/2/1915 d.5/6/1993 (77)
TV/Movie/Stage/Soap Actress
TV Shows: The Cosby Show (as Gram Tee)

🎭Ann Todd -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/24/1909 d.5/6/1993 (84)
TV/Movie/Stage Actress, English

Dorothy Hughes -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/10/1904 d.5/6/1993 (88)
Novelist

🎨Bror Utter -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/1913 d.5/6/1993 (79)
Painter

📰Gottfried Haberler -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/20/1900 d.5/6/1995 (94)
Economist, Austrian

🎵Clarence Paul -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/19/1928 d.5/6/1995 (67)
Songwriter, Soul Singer

🎨Sybil Connolly -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/24/1921 d.5/6/1998 (77)
Fashion Designer, Welsh (Wales)

🏆🏈Mark Tuinei -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/31/1960 d.5/6/1999 (39)
NFL Player, Football Offensive Tackle
Misc: helped lead the Dallas Cowboys to three Super Bowl championships during his 15-year career

🎭Diane Rousseau -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/7/1937 d.5/6/2002 (65)
Actress

🎵Otis Blackwell -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/16/1932 d.5/6/2002 (70)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Singer, Pianist
Misc: one of the most influential rock 'n roll composers, wrote for Elvis, Jerry Lee Lewis, and others

🎭Virginia Capers -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/22/1925 d.5/6/2004 (78)
Actress
TV Shows: Fresh Prince of Bel Air (as grandma Hattie)

🎵🎷Barney Kessel -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/17/1923 d.5/6/2004 (80)
Guitarist, Jazz Musician

🎵🎸David Yorko -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/1940 d.5/6/2006 (65)
Rock & Roll Musician
Group Names: Johnny & the Hurricanes

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🎵Carey Bell -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/14/1936 d.5/6/2007 (70)
Blues Singer

🎵🎸Mickey Waller -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/6/1941 d.5/6/2008 (66)
Rock & Roll Drummer, English
Misc: sessionist for several rock bands of his era
Group Names: Jeff Beck, Rod Stewart

🏆⚾Robin Evan Roberts -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/30/1926 d.5/6/2010 (83)
Hall of Famer, Sportscaster, MLB Pitcher
Misc: won 28 in 1952, 286 in 19 seasons, 1950 World Series
Sports Teams: Philadelphia Phillies (1948-1961), Baltimore Orioles (1962-1965), Houston Astros (1965-1966), Chicago Cubs (1966)

🎭George Lindsey -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/17/1928 d.5/6/2012 (83)
Actor
Misc: some say b. 1935
TV Shows: The Andy Griffith Show (as Goober Pyle), Mayberry RFD (as Goober Pyle), Hee Haw

Giulio Andreotti -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/14/1919 d.5/6/2013 (94)
Statesman, Italian
Misc: a seven time prime minister (or premier) of Italy

🏆🥊Jimmy Ellis -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/24/1940 d.5/6/2014 (74)
Boxer
Misc: WBA heavyweight boxing champ (1968-70)

Farley Mowat -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/12/1921 d.5/6/2014 (92)
Author, Environmentalist, Canadian

Bill Dana -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/3/1930 d.5/6/2014 (83)
Astronaut, Aviator
Misc: NASA X-15 Test Pilot; not to be confused with comedian of the same name Bill Dana, who played an astronaut on his comedy recordings.

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James C. Jr. "Jim" Wright -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/22/1922 N.S. d.5/6/2015 N.S. (92)
Congressperson
Misc: House speaker

🎵Errol Brown -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/12/1943 d.5/6/2015 (71)
Songwriter, Soul Singer, Jamaican
Misc: some say b. 1945 or 1948
Group Names: Hot Chocolate

🎵Rickey Smith -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/10/1979 d.5/6/2016 N.S. (36)
Singer
TV Shows: American Idol (finalist #8 2003)

🎵🎷Candye Kane -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/13/1961 N.S. d.5/6/2016 N.S. (54)
Songwriter, Singer, Blues Singer, Jazz Singer
Names/Places: RN: Candace Hogan

🎭Barry Farber -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/5/1930 N.S. d.5/6/2020 N.S. (90)
Radio Talk Show Host
Misc: radio-TV broadcaster

🎵🎸Florian Schneider-Esleben -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/7/1947 N.S. d.5/6/2020 N.S. (73)
Hall of Famer, Musician, Drummer, New Wave Singer, New Wave Keybordist, German
Misc: computer musician; some say b. 1940; Strings; Woodwinds
Group Names: Kraftwerk

🎵🎸Brian Anthony Howe -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/22/1953 N.S. d.5/6/2020 N.S. (66)
Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer, English
Group Names: Bad Company (lead singer who replaced Paul Rodgers)

🎵Lloyd Price -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/9/1933 N.S. d.5/6/2021 N.S. (88)
Hall of Famer, Music Executive, Composer/Songwriter, Lyricist, Pianist, Trumpeter, Bandleader, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: NN: Mr. Personality
Misc: some say b. in 1934
Song Titles: Stagger Lee, Personality, I'm Gonna Get Married

🎵Pervis Staples -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/6/1935 N.S. d.5/6/2021 N.S. (85)
Hall of Famer, Gospel Singer, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: Roebuck's son
Group Names: The Staple Singers

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