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Mega Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Age for May 9

Last Updated 05-10-2021

🎖⚛Vance De Voe Brand -- is 90 in the year 2021 and 91 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1931
Naval Officer, Aeronautical, Astronaut, Engineer

🎭Beverly Penberthy -- is 89 in the year 2021 and 90 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1932
Actress, Producer
Misc: some say b. in 1949

✍🎭Alan Bennett -- is 87 in the year 2021 and 88 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1934 N.S.
Author, Screenwriter, Playwright, Actor, English

⚖🎭Glenda Jackson -- is 85 in the year 2021 and 86 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1936
Politician, TV/Movie/Stage Actress, English
Names/Places: b. in Liverpool
Movie Titles: Sunday Bloody Sunday, Women in Love, A Touch of Class, Mary Queen of Scots

🏆⚾Floyd (Baseball) Robinson -- is 85 in the year 2021 and 86 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1936
MLB Player
Sports Teams: Boston Red Sox, Chicago White Sox, Cincinnatti Reds, Oakland A's

🎵🎸Sonny Curtis -- is 84 in the year 2021 and 85 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1937 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Singer, Rock & Roll Guitarist
Misc: was also on records by Waylon Jennings, Eric Clapton, Ricky Skaggs, Crystal Gayle, and others.
Group Names: Buddy Holly & the Crickets, The Crickets

Charles Simić -- is 83 in the year 2021 and 84 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1938 N.S.
Poet, Yugoslav

🏆Ralph Boston -- is 82 in the year 2021 and 83 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1939
Olympic Athlete, Track and Field
Misc: Long Jumper; medaled in 3 consecutive Olympic long jumps--gold (1960), silver (1964), bronze (1968).

🏆Kenneth Warby -- is 82 in the year 2021 and 83 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1939
Sports Figure, Australian
Misc: motorboat racer; the fastet man on water at 300 knots (345 mph).

🏆🏌Jim Dent -- is 82 in the year 2021 and 83 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1939
Golfer

🏆🏁David Hobbs -- is 82 in the year 2021 and 83 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1939
Auto Racer, English

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✍🎭James L. Brooks -- is 81 in the year 2021 and 82 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1940
Hall of Famer, Screen/Scriptwriter, Actor, Movie Producer/Director
Names/Places: b. in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Misc: AP says b. 1937
TV Shows: The Critic, Phenom, Room 222, The Tracey Ullman Show, Taxi, Lou Grant, Rhoda, Phyllis, The Simpsons, The Mary Tyler Moore Show (creator)
Movie Titles: As Good as It Gets, Terms of Endearment

🎵Peter Birrell -- is 80 in the year 2021 and 81 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1941
Bassist, English
Group Names: Freddie & the Dreamers

🎵Tommy Roe -- is 79 in the year 2021 and 80 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1942 N.S.
Music Producer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Pop Singer
Names/Places: RN:Thomas David
Song Titles: Sheila, Dizzy

John D. Ashcroft -- is 79 in the year 2021 and 80 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1942
Politician, Governor, Government Official, Attorney
Misc: former Attorney General

🎵Bruce Milner -- is 78 in the year 2021 and 79 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1943
Pianist
Group Names: Every Mothers' Son

🎵🎸Richie Furay -- is 77 in the year 2021 and 78 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1944
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Classic Rock Singer
Misc: some say b. May 7
Group Names: Buffalo Springfield, Poco, The Souther Hillman Furay Band

🎵Don Dannemann -- is 77 in the year 2021 and 78 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1944
Songwriter, Pop Guitarist
Group Names: Cyrkle
Song Titles: Red Rubber Ball, Turn-Down Day

🎵🎸Steve Katz -- is 76 in the year 2021 and 77 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1945
Music Producer, Songwriter, Harmonicaist, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: American Flyer, "Blood, Sweat & Tears", Blues Project

🎭Candice Bergen -- is 75 in the year 2021 and 76 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1946 N.S.
Hall of Famer, TV/Movie Actress
Names/Places: b. in Beverly Hills, Ca.; Louis Malle's wife, Frances Weston & Edgar's daughter
TV Shows: Murphy Brown (star), Boston Legal (as Shirley Schmidt)
Movie Titles: Carnal Knowledge, Starting Over, Rich & Famous, View From The Top, Bride Wars

🎵Clint Holmes -- is 75 in the year 2021 and 76 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1946
Songwriter, Novelty Singer, English
Song Titles: Playground in My Mind (1973, a nursery rhyme-styled song)

🎵Bobby (Country) Lewis -- is 75 in the year 2021 and 76 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1946 N.S.
Songwriter, Flutist, Country Singer

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🎭Anthony Higgins -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1947 N.S.
Actor, English
Names/Places: aka Anthony Corlan
Movie Titles: Young Sherlock Holmes, Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Draughtsman's Contract, For Love or Money

🏆🏌John Mahaffey -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1948
Golfer

🏆🏀Calvin J. Murphy -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1948
Hall of Famer, Basketball Announcer, NBA Player
Misc: NBA All-Star (1979); NBA All-Rookie First Team (1971); J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award (1979); 2x Consensus NCAA All-American First Team (1969-1970); Consensus NCAA All-American Second Team (1968); Rockets #23 retired
Sports Teams: San Diego/Houston Rockets (1970-1983)

🎵Richard "Hud" Hudson -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1948 N.S.
Songwriter, Singer, Multi-instrumentalist, British
Group Names: The Strawbs

🎨🎵🎷Tania Maria -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1948
Artist, Composer, Bandleader, Jazz Pianist, Brazilian

⛪🎵Billy Joel -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1949
Hall of Famer, Jewish, Composer, Songwriter, Pianist, Pop Singer
Names/Places: b. Hicksville, Long Island, N.Y.; RFN:William Martin
Song Titles: Piano Man, Just the Way You Are, Movin' Out (Anthony's Song), Only the Good Die Young, She's Always a Woman, My Life, Big Shot, Honesty, You May Be Right, It's Still Rock and Roll to Me, Don't Ask Me Why, Sometimes a Fantasy, Say Goodbye to Hollywood, She's Got a Way, Pressure, Allentown, Goodnight Saigon, Tell Her About It, Uptown Girl, An Innocent Man, The Longest Time, Leave a Tender Moment Alone, Keeping the Faith, You're Only Human (Second Wind), The Night is Still Young, Modern Woman, A Matter of Trust, This is the Time, Baby Grand (with Ray Charles, We Didn't Start the Fire, I Go to Extremes, The River of Dreams
Album Titles: Songs in the Atic, 12 Gardens Live, Piano Man, Streetlife Serenade, Turnstiles, The Stranger, 52nd Street, Glass Houses, The Nylon Curtain, An Innocent Man, The Bridge, Storm Front, River of Dreams
Video Titles: The Video Album Volume I, The Video Album Volume II, Eye of the Storm, Live at Yankee Stadium, Greatest Hits Volume III: The Video

🎵Bob Margolin -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1949
Blues Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: NN: Steady Rollin'
Group Names: Muddy Waters Band, soloist

🎭Matthew Kelly -- is 71 in the year 2021 and 72 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1950 N.S.
Actor, TV Host, English

🏆James A. Butts -- is 71 in the year 2021 and 72 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1950
Olympic Athlete
Misc: triple jumper (Olympic-silver-1976)

🎵🎸Tom Petersson -- is 71 in the year 2021 and 72 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1950
Hall of Famer, Bassist, Rock & Roll Singer
Group Names: Cheap Trick

🎭Alley Mills -- is 70 in the year 2021 and 71 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1951
Actress
TV Shows: The Associates (as Leslie Dunn), The Wonder Years (as mom Norma Arnold)

🎭Patrick Ryecart -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1952
Actor, English

🎭Gregory Beecroft -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1952
Actor
TV Shows: Guiding Light, As the World Turns, General Hospital

🎭Amy Hill -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1953 N.S.
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress
TV Shows: Magnum P.I., Strip Mall, Seinfeld (as Grandma)
Movie Titles: Lilo and Stitch, 50 First Dates, The Cat in the Hat, Next Friday 30 First Dates, Lilo and Stitch, The Cat in the Hat, Next Friday

🎵🎸John Edwards -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1953
Rock & Roll Bassist, English
Group Names: Status Quo

🏆⚾Ron Jackson -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1953
MLB Coach, MLB Player

🎭Wendy Crewson -- is 65 in the year 2021 and 66 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1956 N.S.
Actress, Canadian
TV Shows: Revenge, Crimes of Passion, Saving Hope
Movie Titles: Room, Air Force One, The Santa Clause, The Vow

🏆🏁🚲Fred Markham -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1957
Bicyclist
Misc: the first man to pedal a bike 65 mph.

🏆⚾John Stuper -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1957
MLB Pitcher, College Baseball Coach

🎵🎸Jim Reilly -- is 61 in the year 2021 and 62 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1960
Rock & Roll Performer

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🎭🎵John Corbett -- is 60 in the year 2021 and 61 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1961
Actor, Country Singer/Guitarist
TV Shows: Northern Exposure (as Chris "In the Morning" Stevens), Sex and the City (as Aidan), Rebel (as Grady Bello)
Movie Titles: Raising Helen, My Big Fat Greek Wedding (series)

🎵🎸David Gahan -- is 59 in the year 2021 and 60 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1962 N.S.
Hall of Famer, New Wave Singer, New Wave Musician, English
Group Names: Depeche Mode

🎵🎸Paul David Heaton -- is 59 in the year 2021 and 60 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1962
Songwriter, Harmonicaist, Alternative Rock Singer/Guitarist, English
Group Names: The Housemartins, Beautiful South
Song Titles: Happy Hour, Caravan of Love (previous titles as lead of The Housemartins), A Little Time (as lead of The Beautiful South)

🏆🏒Joe Cirella -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1963
NHL Player, Canadian

🎭Sonja Sohn -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1964
Actress
TV Shows: Body of Proof, The Wire (as Det. Shakima "Kima" Greggs")
Movie Titles: Bringing Out the Dead, Shaft, Slam

🎵Kevin Saunderson -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1964
Music Producer, Songwriter
Group Names: Inner City

🎵🎸Gerard Zappa -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1965
Rock & Roll Musician

🏆🏈Marc Logan -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1965
NFL Runningback

🏆🏒Steve Yzerman -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1965
Hall of Famer, NHL General Manager, NHL Center, Canadian
Sports Teams: Detroit Red Wings (possibly 1983-2006)

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🏆🏒Mark Tinordi -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1966
NHL Player, Canadian

🏆🏈Bruce Pickens -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1968
NFL Player

🏆⚽Carla Overbeck -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1968
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player

🏆🏀David (Basketball) Benoit -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1968
NBA Forward
Names/Places: not to be confused with musician David Benoit

Scott Pruitt -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1968 N.S.
Government Official
Misc: EPA Administrator

🎵🎷Anthony Wilson -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1968
Composer, Jazz Guitarist

🏆🏒Tony Twist -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1968
NHL Player, Canadian

🎭Teresa Hill -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1969
Actress
TV Shows: Models Inc. (as Linda Holden)

🏆🏒Brent Grieve -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1969
NHL Coach, NHL Player, Canadian

🎵🎸Peter Wilkinson -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1969
Songwriter, Singer/Guitarist, Alternative Rock Bassist, English
Group Names: Shack, Cast, Echo and the Bunnymen

🏆🏀Doug Christie -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1970
NBA Forward, NBA Guard

🎵Ghostface Killah -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1970
Rapper
Group Names: Wu-Tang Clan

🎵Mike Myerson -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1971
Country Musician
Group Names: Heartland

🎵🎸Paul McGuigan -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1971
Alternative Rock Bassist, English
Group Names: The Rain, Oasis

🏆🏈Dave Barr -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1972
NFL Quarterback

🏆🏀Dragan Tarlac -- is 48 in the year 2021 and 49 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1973
Basketball Player, Serbian

🏆🏒Stéphane Yelle -- is 47 in the year 2021 and 48 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1974
NHL Center, Canadian

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🎭Jon Liggett -- is 46 in the year 2021 and 47 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1975
Actor
TV Shows: Close to Home (as Deputy DA Sheriff)

🎭Chris Diamantopoulos -- is 46 in the year 2021 and 47 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1975
Actor, Canadian
TV Shows: Mickey Mouse (as Mickey Mouse voice)
Movie Titles: The Three Stooges

🎵Tamia Hill -- is 46 in the year 2021 and 47 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1975 N.S.
Songwriter, Rhythm and Blues Singer, Soul Singer, Hip Hop Performer, Canadian
Names/Places: aka Tamia; RN: Tamia Marilyn Hill; pron: tuh-MEE'-ah

🎵🎸Dan Regan -- is 44 in the year 2021 and 45 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1977
Alternative Rock Performer
Group Names: Reel Big Fish

🎭Daniel Franzese -- is 43 in the year 2021 and 44 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1978 N.S.
Political Activist, Actor, Comedian, Producer
Movie Titles: Mean Girls, War of the Worlds, Bully

🎭Rosario Dawson -- is 42 in the year 2021 and 43 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1979
Actress, Producer
Movie Titles: Grindhouse, Death Proof, Josie and the Pussycats, The Rundown, Alexander, Sin City, Eagle Eye, Seven Pounds

🏆⚾Brandon Webb -- is 42 in the year 2021 and 43 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1979
MLB Pitcher
Misc: NL Cy Young Award winner in 2006
Sports Teams: Arizona Diamondbacks

🎵Matthew Burton Morris -- is 42 in the year 2021 and 43 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1979
Music Producer, Pop Singer
Names/Places: aka Matthew David Morris or Matt Morris
TV Shows: The All-New Mickey Mouse Club

🎵🎸Andrew W.K. -- is 42 in the year 2021 and 43 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1979
Music Producer, Songwriter, Multi-instrumentalist, Rock & Roll Singer
Names/Places: RN: Andrew Fetterly Wilkes-Krier

🎵🎸Pierre Bouvier -- is 42 in the year 2021 and 43 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1979
Composer, Bassist, Alternative Rock Singer, Canadian
Group Names: Simple Plan

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🎵Frenchie Davis -- is 42 in the year 2021 and 43 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1979
Pop Singer, Soul Singer
Misc: kicked-off American Idol contestant

🏆🏁🏊Grant Hackett -- is 41 in the year 2021 and 42 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1980 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Australian

🎭Rachel Boston -- is 39 in the year 2021 and 40 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1982
Actress, Producer
TV Shows: American Dreams (as Beth Mason)
Movie Titles: (500) Days of Summer, It's a Disaster, American Dreams

🏆⚾Chase Headley -- is 37 in the year 2021 and 38 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1984 N.S.
MLB Third Baseman
Misc: Silver Slugger, Gold Glove; active as of 2015
Sports Teams: San Diego Padres, New York Yankees

🏆⚾Prince Fielder -- is 37 in the year 2021 and 38 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1984
MLB Player
Misc: All Star MVP 2011
Sports Teams: Milwaukee Brewers

🎭Audrina Patridge -- is 36 in the year 2021 and 37 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1985
Producer, Personality

🎭Chris Zylka -- is 36 in the year 2021 and 37 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1985 N.S.
Actor

🎭Grace Gummer -- is 35 in the year 2021 and 36 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1986
Actress

🎭Travis Turner -- is 34 in the year 2021 and 35 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1987 N.S.
Actor, Canadian
TV Shows: Some Assembly Required (as Aster)

🎭🏆Bonnie Rotten -- is 28 in the year 2021 and 29 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1993 N.S.
XXX-rated actress, Model
Names/Places: her name rhymes with Johnny Rotten

🏆🏀Yogi Ferrell -- is 28 in the year 2021 and 29 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1993 N.S.
NBA Guard

🎭Braison Chance Cyrus -- is 27 in the year 2021 and 28 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1994 N.S.
Actor
Names/Places: Leticia & Billy Ray's son

🏆Alexandra Tyler -- is 27 in the year 2021 and 28 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1994
Model, Playmate
Misc: April 2015

🎭Collins Key -- is 25 in the year 2021 and 26 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1996 N.S.
Magician

🎭Mary Mouser -- is 25 in the year 2021 and 26 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1996 N.S.
Actress

🎭Noah Centineo -- is 25 in the year 2021 and 26 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1996 N.S.
Actor
TV Shows: Austin and Ally (as Dallas), The Fosters (as Jesus Foster)

🎵Caroline Costa -- is 25 in the year 2021 and 26 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1996 N.S.
Pop Singer, French
Group Names: Pop System, soloist

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🎭Alexandra Chaves -- is 20 in the year 2021 and 21 in the year 2022; b.5/9/2001 N.S.
Actress, Dancer, Canadian
TV Shows: The Next Step (as Piper)

🎭Cree Cicchino -- is 19 in the year 2021 and 20 in the year 2022; b.5/9/2002 N.S.
Actress
TV Shows: Game Shakers (as Babe Carano)

Owen Vogel -- is 18 in the year 2021 and 19 in the year 2022; b.5/9/2003
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Darlene Vogel and Mark's son

Elena Caroline Nicola MacDonald -- is 17 in the year 2021 and 18 in the year 2022; b.5/9/2004
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Nicolette and David Andrew's daughter

Kylie Lin Evans -- is 17 in the year 2021 and 18 in the year 2022; b.5/9/2004
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Andrea Evans and Steve's adopted daughter

Dagwood Bumstead -- b.5/9/????
General Fictious Character
Misc: comic strip character of Blondie

🎵Giovanni Paisiello -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1740 N.S. d.6/5/1816 N.S. (76)
Composer, Italian

⚛💰Alexander Ross -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1783 N.S. d.10/23/1856 N.S. (73)
Explorer, Pioneer, Fur Trader, Canadian, Scottish

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📰James Pollard Espy -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1785 d.1/24/1860 (74)
Weatherman

John Brown -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1800 d.12/2/1859 (59)
Civil Rights Leader, Abolitionist
Misc: was hanged for treason; leader of attack on Harpers Ferry, born in northeast Ohio.

🎨Tompkins H. Matteson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1813 d.2/2/1884 (70)
Artist

Harriet Lane -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1830 N.S. d.7/3/1903 N.S. (73)
First Lady
Names/Places: RN: Harriet Rebecca Lane Johnston
Misc: acted as First Lady of the United States during the presidency of her uncle, lifelong bachelor James Buchanan.

✍🎭Belle Boyd -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1844 N.S. d.6/11/1900 N.S. (56)
Author, Spy, Actress

Gustav de Laval -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1845 d.2/2/1913 (67)
Inventor, Swedish
Misc: made important contributions to the design of steam turbines and, more importantly, dairy machinery.

⚛💰Edward Weston -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1850 d.8/20/1936 (86)
Inventor, Manufacturer, American, British

Sir James Matthew Barrie -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1860 d.6/19/1937 (77)
Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright, Scottish
Book Titles: Peter Pan

🏆🏌Harry Vardon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1870 d.3/20/1937 (66)
Hall of Famer, Golfer
Misc: the first of the great modern golfers; Golf's most prestigous award, the Vardon Trophy, was named in his honor. The trophy is given to the golfer with the best scoring average in both the U.S. and Great Britain.

Howard Carter -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1873 d.3/2/1939 (65)
Scientist, Archaeologist, British
Misc: discovered Egyptian tombs, among, King Tut

🎭Lillian Baylis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1874 d.11/25/1937 (63)
Entertainment Figure
Misc: Theater Promoter

🎵Fortune Gallo -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1878 d.3/28/1970 (91)
Opera Singer, Italian

Mary Electa Bidwell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1881 d.4/25/1996 (114)
Misc: oldest living American citizen

💰Henry J. Kaiser -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1882 d.8/24/1967 (85)
Industrialist
Misc: steel & aluminum empire founder; builder (Liberty Ships, Jeeps, Boulder Dam)

José Ortega y Gasset -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1883 d.10/18/1955 (72)
Essayist, Philosopher, Humanist, Spanish

Zita -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1892 d.3/14/1989 (96)
Head of State
Misc: the last empress of Austria-Hungary

🎭Richard Barthelmess -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1895 d.8/17/1963 (68)
Actor

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Austin Clarke -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1896 d.3/19/1974 (77)
Poet, Irish

🎭Fuzzy Knight -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1901 d.2/23/1976 (74)
Actor
Misc: Tex Ritter's sidekick

🏆🎳Bill Hargrove -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1901 d.5/5/2008 (106)
Bowler

✍⚛Gregory Bateson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1904 d.7/4/1980 (76)
Author, Scientist, Anthropologist, British
Names/Places: Margaret Mead's hubby
Misc: behavioral; studied schizophrenia

Dorothy Wilson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1904 d.3/26/2003 (98)
Author, Dramatist/Playwright

🏆⚾William F. Jurges -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1908 d.3/3/1997 (88)
MLB Player
Names/Places: MN:Frederick

🎨Gordon Bunshaft -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1909 d.8/6/1990 (81)
Architect

🎭Al Rosen -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1910 d.8/2/1990 (80)
Actor
Names/Places: RFN:Abraham Albert
TV Shows: Cheers (barfly)

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Barbara Woodhouse -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1910 d.7/9/1988 (78)
Author
Names/Places: RFN:Blackburn
Misc: dog trainer

🎵Harry Simeone -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1910 d.2/22/2005 (94)
Arranger, Conductor
Misc: Choral director
Group Names: Harry Simone Chorale
Song Titles: The Little Drummer Boy

🏆⚽James Scotland "Scot" Symon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1911 N.S. d.4/30/1985 N.S. (73)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, Cricket Player, Scottish
Misc: wing half and manager

🎭Pedro Armendáriz -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1912 d.6/18/1963 (51)
Movie Actor, Mexican
Misc: some say b. May 19
Movie Titles: From Russia With Love

🎵Hank Snow -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1914 d.12/20/1999 (85)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Singer/Guitarist, Country Performer, Canadian
Names/Places: b. in Liverpool, Nova Scotia
Misc: Grand Ole Opry regular

🎵Frank Chacksfield -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1914 d.6/9/1995 (81)
Arranger, Pianist, Bandleader, Conductor/Bandleader, British
Song Titles: Ebb Tide

🎵Carlo Giulini -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1914 d.6/14/2005 (91)
Conductor, Italian
Misc: of opera

🎨✍William Pène Du Bois -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1916 d.2/5/1993 (76)
Illustrator, Children's Author

🎭John Arnatt -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1917 d.12/21/1999 (82)
Actor, British, Russian

💰🎭Irvin Feld -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1918 d.9/6/1984 (66)
Businessperson, Producer
Misc: Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus prez

⛪📰🎭Mike (Newscaster) Wallace -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1918 N.S. d.4/7/2012 N.S. (93)
Hall of Famer, Jewish, Newscaster, Correspondent, Journalist, Commentator, Actor, Game Show Host
Names/Places: b. in Brookline, Ma.; RFMN:Myron Leon
Misc: radio narrator of The Green Hornet & The Lone Ranger
TV Shows: 60 Minutes

🎭Arthur English -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1919 d.4/16/1995 (75)
Actor, Comedian

Richard Adams -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1920 d.12/24/2016 N.S. (96)
Novelist, English
Book Titles: Shardik, The Plague Dogs, Watership Down

Mona Van Duyn -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1921 d.12/2/2004 (83)
Poet
Misc: America's first woman poet laureate

✍⛪Daniel Berrigan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1921 d.4/30/2016 N.S. (94)
Poet, Priest, Political Activist

🎭Sheila Burrell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1922 d.7/19/2011 (89)
Actress, British

Johnny Grant -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1923 d.1/9/2008 (84)
Mayor
Misc: of Hollywood

🎭🎵Connie Russell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1923 d.12/18/1990 (67)
Actress, Singer

Kris Neville -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1925 d.12/23/1980 (55)
Sci-fi Writer

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Manfred Eigen -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1927 N.S. d.2/6/2019 N.S. (91)
Chemist, Physicist, Biophysicist, German
Misc: won the 1967 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for work on measuring fast chemical reactions

🏆⛸Barbara Ann Scott -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1928 d.9/30/2012 (84)
Figure Skater, Olympic Athlete, Canadian
Misc: (Olympic-gold-1948)

🏆🎾Richard "Pancho" González -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1928 N.S. d.7/3/1995 N.S. (67)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player
Names/Places: b. in Los Angeles, CA
Misc: had a bad temper; won consecutive U.S. Championships in 1947-48 before turning pro at 21; dominated pro tour from 1950-61; in 1969 at age 41, played longest Wimbledon match ever (5:12) beating Charlie Pasarell 22-24,1-6,16-14,6-3,11-9.

🎭Joan Sims -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1930 d.6/27/2001 (71)
Actress

🎭Geraldine McEwan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1932 d.1/30/2015 (82)
Actress, English
TV Shows: Henry V

🎵🎸Nokie Edwards -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1935 N.S. d.3/12/2018 N.S. (82)
Hall of Famer, Rock & Roll Guitarist, Rock & Roll Bassist
Misc: instrumental and surf rock musician
Group Names: The Ventures (lead)

⛪🎭Albert Finney -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1936 N.S. d.2/7/2019 N.S. (82)
Roman Catholic, Movie Actor, Producer/Director, English
Movie Titles: Skyfall, The Bourne Ultimatum, ERin Brockovich, Tom Jones, Murder on the Orient Express, Big Fish, Before The Devil Knows You're Dead

🏆🥊Terry Downes -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1936 d.10/6/2017 N.S. (81)
Boxer, British

📰Terry Drinkwater -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1936 d.5/31/1989 (53)
Newsperson
Misc: CBS News

🎵Dave Prather Sr. -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1937 N.S. d.4/9/1988 N.S. (50)
Hall of Famer, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: Sam and Dave

🎭Michael Stroka -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1939 d.4/13/1997 (57)
Actor
TV Shows: Dark Shadows (as Aristede and Bruno)

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🎵Dick Morrissey -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1940 d.11/8/2000 (60)
Composer, Reeds, Saxophonist, English

🏆🏀Howie Komives -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1941 d.3/22/2009 (67)
NBA Player
Sports Teams: New York Knicks, Buffalo Braves

🏆Mirko Sandic -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1942 N.S. d.12/24/2006 N.S. (64)
Hall of Famer, Olympic Athlete, Water Polo Player, Serbian

🎵Mike Millward -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1942 d.3/7/1966 (23)
Singer, Rhythm Guitarist, British
Group Names: The Fourmost

🎭Emile Ardolino -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1943 d.11/20/1993 (50)
Movie Director
Movie Titles: Dirty Dancing, Sister Act

🏆⛸Laurence Owen -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1944 N.S. d.2/15/1961 N.S. (16)
Hall of Famer, Figure Skater

🎭Marcheline Bertrand -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1950 d.1/27/2007 (56)
Actress
Names/Places: Jon Voight's wife, Angelina Jolie's mother

🎭Kevin Peter Hall -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1955 d.4/10/1991 (35)
TV/Movie Actor, Comedian
Names/Places: Alaina Reed's hubby
TV Shows: Misfits of Science (as Dr. Elvin "El" Lincoln), Harry & the Hendersons (as Harry)
Movie Titles: Predator (series), Harry and the Hendersons

🎭Jeanna Michaels -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1956 N.S. d.5/23/2018 N.S. (62)
Actress
TV Shows: Dallas (as Connie)

🏆⚾Tony Gwynn -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1960 d.6/16/2014 (54)
Hall of Famer, MLB Right Fielder
Misc: amassed over 3,100 hits; 8x NL Batting Champion, 15x All-Star, 5x Gold Glove, 7x Silver Slugger; Padres #19 retired
Sports Teams: San Diego Padres (1982-2001)

🏆🏈Rusty Hilger -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1962 N.S. d.12/24/2019 N.S. (57)
NFL Quarterback

🎭🎮Michael Lindsay -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1963 N.S. d.8/30/2019 N.S. (56)
Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
TV Shows: Digimon: Digital Monsters, Bleach, Transformers: Robots in Disguise, Naruto (as Kankuro), Naruto: Shippuden (series)
Movie Titles: Akira (English version), The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Digimon: The Movie
Video Games: Ace Combat 5, Shadow of Rome, Zatch Bell (series), Naruto (series), Lord of the Rings (series), Naruto Shippuden (series), Final Fantasy (series)

Oscar Scaggs -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1977 d.12/31/1998 (21)
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Boz's son

William I Bradford -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/19/1590 Ju-1 or 3/19/1589 J-LD d.5/9/1657 J-LD (67)
Governor, British
Misc: Pilgrim father of Plymouth Colony; note: Britain used the version of the Julian calendar (the Julian3-25) where the year number changed on March 25, so according to their calendar, it was 1589, but on the Julian (or Julian-1) calender when the year number changed on January 1, it was 1590; the date of his decease was for the Julian3-25 calendar though identical to that of the Julian-1 calendar.

🎵Dietrich Buxtehude -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/1637 or ??/??/1639 d.5/9/1707
Composer
Names/Places: aka:Diderik

✍🎖⚖Francis Hopkinson -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/21/1737 J-LD or 10/2/1737 N.S. d.5/9/1791 N.S. (53)
Author, Revolutionary, Judge/Jurist, Governor
Misc: Declaration of Independence signer

✍📰Johann Christoph Friedrich Von Schiller -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/10/1759 d.5/9/1805 (45)
Author, Dramatist/Playwright, Poet, Philosopher, Editor, Historian, German
Book Titles: William Tell

🎖Benjamin Lincoln -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/24/1733 N.S. or 1/13/1732 J-LD or 1/13/1733 Ju-1 d.5/9/1810 N.S. (77)
Revolutionary, General
Misc: officer

Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/6/1778 d.5/9/1850 (71)
Chemist, Physicist, French

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Augusta Jane Evans -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/8/1835 d.5/9/1909 (74)
Novelist

✍⛪Thomas Wentworth Higginson -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/22/1823 d.5/9/1911 (87)
Author, Clergyman, American
Misc: was dedicated to the Abolition movement before the American Civil War.

💰Charles William Post -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/26/1854 d.5/9/1914 (59)
Industrialist
Names/Places: b. in Springfield, IL
Misc: created Grape-Nuts cereal, founded Post cereal co. 1897

🏆🎾Anthony Wilding -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/31/1883 d.5/9/1915 (31)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player

🎵🎷James Reese Europe -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/22/1881 d.5/9/1919 (38)
Arranger, Composer, Bandleader, Jazz Performer
Names/Places: NN: The Martin Luther King of Music

Albert A. Michelson -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/19/1852 d.5/9/1931 (78)
Hall of Famer, Physicist
Misc: established c as universal constant (Nobel 1907); measured light

🏆🏁🏊John Arthur Jarvis -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/24/1872 N.S. d.5/9/1933 N.S. (61)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, English
Misc: won 108 titles

Mary Johnston -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/21/1870 d.5/9/1936 (65)
Novelist

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🎭🏆Graham McNamee -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/10/1888 d.5/9/1942 (53)
Hall of Famer, Radio Broadcaster, Sports Commentator, Sportscaster
Misc: a pioneering broadcaster in American radio; he was the medium's most recognized national personality in its first international decade. He's in the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Hall of Fame; Ford Frick 2016 award for NBC Radio

🎭🏆🥊Canada Lee -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/3/1907 d.5/9/1952 (45)
Movie Actor, Boxer
Names/Places: RN:Leonard Lionell Cornelius Canegata

🎭🎵Ezio Pinza -- Death 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

🎭Bill Goodwin -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/28/1910 d.5/9/1958 (47)
TV/Movie Actor, Announcer
TV Shows: Burns & Allen Show (as himself)

🎨Wally Carlson -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/28/1894 d.5/9/1967 (73)
Comic Strip Cartoonist

📰🎵Philippa Duke Schuyler -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/2/1931 N.S. d.5/9/1967 N.S. (35)
Journalist, Pianist

🎭Phil Arnold -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/15/1909 d.5/9/1968 (58)
Actor

🎭Finlay Currie -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/20/1878 d.5/9/1968 (90)
Movie/Stage Actor, Scottish

🎭Marion Lorne -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/12/1886 d.5/9/1968 (81)
TV/Stage Actress
Misc: was 80 or 82?
TV Shows: Mr. Peepers (as Mrs. Gurney), The Garry Moore Show, Bewitched (as Aunt Clara)

🎨Harold Gray -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/20/1894 d.5/9/1968 (74)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Misc: Little Orphan Annie

⚛🎭George Dewey Hay -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/9/1895 d.5/9/1968 (72)
Hall of Famer, Inventor, Announcer
Misc: created the Grand Ole Opry; promoter of country music

✍📰George Dillon -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/12/1906 d.5/9/1968 (61)
Poet, Editor

💰Walter Philip Reuther -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/1/1907 d.5/9/1970 (62)
Leader, Labor Leader, Social Reformer
Misc: president of Congress of Industrial Organizations; president of United Auto Workers 1946-70; formed AFL-CIO

🏆🎳Pat Patterson -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/30/1925 d.5/9/1972 (46)
Hall of Famer, Bowler

🎭Philip Dorn -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/13/1901 d.5/9/1975 (73)
Actor, Dutch (Netherlands)
Names/Places: RN:Hein Van Der Niet later Fritz Van Dongen

🎵Floyd Council -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/2/1911 d.5/9/1976 (64)
Blues Performer

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James Jones -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/6/1921 d.5/9/1977 (55)
Novelist
Book Titles: From Here To Eternity

Aldo Moro -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/23/1916 d.5/9/1978 (61)
Statesman, Italian
Misc: prime minister of Italy 1963-68 and 1974-76. He was kidnapped and killed by Red Brigade terrorists in May 1978.

🎵🎷Eddie Jefferson -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/3/1918 d.5/9/1979 (60)
Lyricist, Jazz Singer

💰Cyrus Eaton -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/27/1883 d.5/9/1979 (95)
Industrialist, Canadian
Misc: Republic Steel founder

🎭Margaret Lindsay -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/19/1910 d.5/8/1981 (70) or 5/9/1981 (70)
Actress

Nelson Algren -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/28/1909 d.5/9/1981 (72)
Novelist
Names/Places: LN:Abraham
Book Titles: The Man With The Golden Arm

🎵Bob Neal -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/6/1917 d.5/9/1983 (65)
Hall of Famer, Music Figure
Misc: Elvis Presley's manager

Anna Marie Rosenberg Hoffman -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/19/1902 d.5/9/1983 (80)
Presidential Aide, Attorney/Lawyer
Misc: assistant secretary of defense under President Harry S. Truman

💰Nudie Cohn -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/15/1902 d.5/9/1984 (81)
Businessperson
Misc: country music figure who was a clothier who brought his rhinestone suit to prominence, fashioning outfits for Hank Williams, Porter Wagoner, Elvis Presley, and others.

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🎭Edmond O'Brien -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/10/1915 N.S. d.5/9/1985 N.S. (69)
TV/Movie Actor, Movie Director
Names/Places: b. in New York City
Movie Titles: The Barefoot Contessa, Seven Days in May, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, The Killers, A Double Life, White Heat, D.O.A., Julius Caesar, 1984 (1956), The Girl Can't Help It, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, The Wild Bunch, The Long Hot Summer, Johnny Midnight, Birdman of Alcatraz

🎭Herschel Bernardi -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/30/1923 d.5/9/1986 (63)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Commercial Actor
Names/Places: b. in New York City
Misc: Charlie the Tuna, Jolly Green Giant; some sources give b. Oct 20
TV Shows: Peter Gunn (as Lt. Jacoby), The Jetsons, Arnie, Hail to the Chief
Movie Titles: Fiddler on the Roof

🎵Keith Whitley -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/1/1959 d.5/9/1989 (33)
Songwriter, Country Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: Lorrie Morgan's hubby
Misc: some say b. 1955

📰🎭Pauline Frederick II -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/13/1908 d.5/9/1990 (82)
Newscaster, Correspondent, Journalist, Commentator, TV Hostess, American
Names/Places: aka LN:Robbins; wed 5x's
Misc: news analyst of world affairs, UN correspondent

🎭Mary Duncan -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/13/1895 d.5/9/1993 (97)
Actress

Maggie Hemingway -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/17/1946 d.5/9/1993 (47)
Novelist, British

Penelope Gilliatt -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/25/1932 d.5/9/1993 (61)
Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright, Short Story Writer, Movie Critic, Screen/Scriptwriter, English
Names/Places: RLN:Conner

Dr. David H. Blankenhorn -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/16/1924 d.5/9/1993 (68)
Professor

🎭Marco Ferreri -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/11/1928 d.5/9/1997 (68)
Movie Director, Italian

🎭🎵Alice Faye -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/5/1915 d.5/9/1998 (83)
Movie Actress, Singer, Contralto
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RN:Ann Leppert
Misc: Musical film star; some say 1912

🎭Shirley Dinsdale -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/31/1926 d.5/9/1999 (72)
Ventriloquist

🏆🏀John Nucatola -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/17/1907 N.S. d.5/9/2000 N.S. (92)
Hall of Famer, Basketball Coach, Basketball Player, Basketball Referee

🎨🏆🏁🏍Henry "Smokey" Yunick -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/25/1923 N.S. d.5/9/2001 N.S. (77)
Hall of Famer, Designer, Auto Racer, Motorcyclist
Misc: was an American mechanic and car designer associated with motorsports. Yunick was deeply involved in the early years of NASCAR, and he is probably most associated with that racing genre. Also motorcycle racing.

🏆🏈Dan Devine -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/22/1924 d.5/9/2002 (77)
NFL Coach, College Football Coach
Sports Teams: Green Bay Packers, Notre Dame

Russell B. Long -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/3/1918 d.5/9/2003 (84)
Senator
Names/Places: Huey's son

Jack Gelber -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/12/1932 d.5/9/2003 (71)
Author, Dramatist/Playwright

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Olive Osmond -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/4/1925 d.5/9/2004 (79)
Celebrity Parent
Names/Places: mother of Donny, Marie, Alan, Wayne, Merrill, Jay, Jimmy, and two other children

✍🎭Alan King -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/26/1927 d.5/9/2004 (76)
Author, TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Comedian, TV Host
Names/Places: b. in Brooklyn, N.Y.; RN:Irwin Alan Kniberg
Movie Titles: Author! Author!, Bonfire of the Vanities, Inside the Comedy Mind host

🏆⚽Tom "Tiny" Wharton -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/3/1927 N.S. d.5/9/2005 N.S. (77)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, Scottish
Misc: referee in the 50s-70s; one of the most iconic and respected officials of his generation.

📰Abraham Rosenthal -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/2/1922 d.5/9/2006 (84)
Editor
Misc: New York Times

🏆Gino Pariani -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/21/1928 d.5/9/2007 (79)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Striker, American

🏆🏀Chuck Daly -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/20/1930 d.5/9/2009 (78)
Hall of Famer, NBA Coach, NBA Player, College Basketball Coach
Misc: coached Detroit to two NBA titles (1989-90) before leaving in 1992 to coach New Jersey; retired after 1993-94 season with 638 career wins (including playoffs) in 12 years; coached NBA "Dream Team" to gold medal in 1992 Olympics.
Sports Teams: Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (coach 1950-1952), Punxsutawney Area High School (coach 1955-1963), Duke (coach 1963-1969), Boston College (coach 1969-1971), Penn (coach 1971-1977), Philadelphia 76ers (coach 1978-1981), Cleveland Cavaliers (coach 1981-1982), Detroit Pistons (coach 1983-1992), New Jersey Nets (coach 1992-1994), Orlando Magic (coach 1997-1999)

⛪🎭🎵Lena Horne -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/30/1917 d.5/9/2010 (92)
Protestant, Movie/Stage Actress, Singer
Names/Places: b. in Brooklyn, NY; Lenny Hayton's wife
Movie Titles: Ziegfield Follies, Stormy Weather, The Wiz

🎨⛪Vidal Sassoon -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/17/1928 d.5/9/2012 (84)
Hairstylist, Jewish, English
Misc: Beauty & Cosmetic expert

🎨🏆Ottavio Missoni -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/11/1921 N.S. d.5/9/2013 N.S. (92)
Fashion Designer, Olympic Athlete, Italian

Mary Stewart -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/17/1916 d.5/9/2014 (97)
Sci-fi Writer, English

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🎵🎷Joe Wilder -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/22/1922 d.5/9/2014 (92)
Composer, Flugelhorn, Trumpeter, Bandleader, Jazz Performer

Harlan Mathews -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/17/1927 d.5/9/2014 (87)
Senator

🎵🎷Frank Strazzeri -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/24/1930 d.5/9/2014 N.S. (84)
Composer, Jazz Pianist

🎭Elizabeth Wilson -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/4/1921 d.5/9/2015 (94)
TV/Stage Actress
Misc: stage: East Side/West Side
TV Shows: Doc
Movie Titles: The Graduate, The Addams Family, The Birds

🎵Johnny Gimble -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/30/1926 N.S. d.5/9/2015 N.S. (88)
Hall of Famer, Country Fiddler
Group Names: Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys

🎵Robert Miles -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/3/1969 N.S. d.5/9/2017 N.S. (47)
Music Producer, Composer, Musician, Italian, Swiss
Misc: DJ
Song Titles: Children

🎭Geno Silva -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/20/1948 N.S. d.5/9/2020 N.S. (72)
Actor
TV Shows: Key West (as Hector)
Movie Titles: The Lost World: Jurassic Park, Scarface, A Man Apart, Mulholland Drive

🎵Little Richard -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/5/1932 N.S. d.5/9/2020 N.S. (87)
Hall of Famer, Composer, Songwriter, Pianist, Rhythm and Blues Singer, Gay
Names/Places: b. in Macon, GA; NN:The Architect of Rock & Roll; RN:Richard Wayne Penniman
Misc: many say b. Dec 25
Song Titles: Tutti-Frutti, Long Tall Sally, Rip It Up, Lucille, Jenny Jenny, Keep-a-Knockin, Good Golly Miss Molly, Great Gosh A'Mighty (It's a Matter of Time)
Album Titles: Here's Little Richard

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