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Last Updated 05-21-2021

🎵🎸John Ricco -- Birthdate Conflict -- b.5/20/???? or 5/21/????
Rock & Roll Guitarist
Group Names: Warrior Soul

🏆⚾Edward Ray Fitzgerald -- is 97 in the year 2021 and 98 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1924
MLB Coach, MLB Catcher

🎵🎷Bill Holman -- is 94 in the year 2021 and 95 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1927
Arranger, Composer, Songwriter, Tenor-sax, Jazz Saxophonist, Conductor

🎭John Zee -- is 91 in the year 2021 and 92 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1930
Actor
TV Shows: Bring 'Em Back Alive
Movie Titles: Arthur 2: On the Rocks, Best Defense, The Great Waldo Pepper, Cannonball Run II

✍📰Dan Wakefield -- is 89 in the year 2021 and 90 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1932
Writer, Novelist, Screenwriter, Journalist
Book Titles: Going All the Way, Starting Over, New York in the Fifties

Bengt Samuelson -- is 87 in the year 2021 and 88 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1934
Scientist, Biochemist, Swedish

🏆🏈Gerry Faust -- is 86 in the year 2021 and 87 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1935
College Football Coach, College Football Coach
Sports Teams: Notre Dame

🏆🏀Gene Keady -- is 85 in the year 2021 and 86 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1936
Hall of Famer, NBA Coach, College Basketball Coach
Misc: in the College Basketball Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: Garden City Community College (player 1954-1956), Kansas State (player 1956-1958), Beloit HS (coach 1959-1965), Hutchinson JC (coach 1965-1974), Arkansas (coach 1975-1978), Western Kentucky (coach 1978-1980), Purdue University (coach 1980-2005), Toronto Raptors (coach 2005-2006), St. John's (coach 2010-2015)

🎭Marsha Grant -- is 84 in the year 2021 and 85 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1937
XXX-rated actress

🎵Heinz Holliger -- is 82 in the year 2021 and 83 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1939
Conductor/Composer, Oboist, Swiss

🏆⚾Bobby Cox -- is 80 in the year 2021 and 81 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1941
Hall of Famer, MLB Manager, MLB Third Baseman
Sports Teams: New York Yankees (player 1968-1969), Atlanta Braves (manager 1978-1981, 1990-2010), Toronto Blue Jays (manager 1982-1985)

🎭🎵Ronald Isley -- is 80 in the year 2021 and 81 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1941
Hall of Famer, Actor, Songwriter, Soul Singer
Group Names: The Isley Brothers
TV Shows: Steve Harvey Show (as Pretty Tony)

🎵🎸Martin Carthy -- is 80 in the year 2021 and 81 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1941
Folk Singer/Guitarist, Rock & Roll Musician, English
Group Names: Steeleye Span

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🏆🏁Danny Ongais -- is 79 in the year 2021 and 80 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1942
Auto Racer, Hawaiian

🎵🎸Johnny Dalton -- is 78 in the year 2021 and 79 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1943
Hall of Famer, Rock & Roll Bassist
Group Names: The Kinks

🎵Marcie Blane -- is 77 in the year 2021 and 78 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1944
Pop Singer
Song Titles: Bobby's Girl

✍🎭Eduardo Geada -- is 76 in the year 2021 and 77 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1945
Screen/Scriptwriter, Professor, Movie Director, Portuguese

🎭Ronald Bear -- is 75 in the year 2021 and 76 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1946
Actor, Director

🏆🏌Dorothy Germain -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1947
Golfer
Names/Places: aka Dorothy "Dot" Germain; Dorothy Germain Porter's niece

🎵🎸Bill Champlin -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1947
Music Producer, Arranger, Songwriter, Keyboardist, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: Chicago

🎭Carol Potter -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1948
Actress
TV Shows: Today's FBI, Beverly Hills 90210 (as Cindy Walsh)

🎭Booth Savage -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1948
Actor, Canadian
TV Shows: Mr. D (as Principal Callaghan)
Movie Titles: Narc

🎭Jonathan Hyde -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1948
Actor, Australian
TV Shows: The Strain (as Eldritch Palmer)
Movie Titles: Anaconda, Jumanji, Titanic, The Mummy

🎵Leo Sayer -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1948
Songwriter, Harmonicaist, Pop Singer, English
Names/Places: RFN:Gerald Hugh
Song Titles: The Show Must Go On, One Man Band, Long Tall Glasses (I Can Dance), Moonlighting, You Make Me Feel Like Dancing, When I Need You, How Much Love, I Can't Stop Loving You (Though I Try), More Than I Can Say, Thunder in My Heart Again (Meck featuring Leo Sayer)
Album Titles: Silverbird, Just a Boy, Another Year, Endless Flight, Thunder in My Heart, Leo Sayer, The Very Best of Leo Sayer

✍⚖🎭Al Franken -- is 70 in the year 2021 and 71 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1951
Author, Comedy Writer, Senator, Comedian, TV Producer
TV Shows: Saturday Night Live (semi-regular 1976-80 & frequent guest aka Stuart "Daily Affirmation" Smalley among other characters, and a writer)

🎭🏆🥊Mr. T -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1952
TV/Movie Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Wrestler
Names/Places: aka Mister T; b. in Chicago; RN:Lawrence Tero
TV Shows: celebrity bodyguard 1970s; The A-Team (as Sgt. Bosco aka B.A.) Baracus, Mister T (cartoon star), T and T (as T.S. Turner)
Movie Titles: The Blues Brothers (as Guy on Street), Rocky III, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

🏆🏈Dave Wannstedt -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1952
NFL Coach, College Football Coach, College Football Player

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🎵Carl Carlton -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1953 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Rhythm and Blues Singer, Soul Singer, Funk Singer
Song Titles: Everlasting Love, She's a Bad Mama Jama (She's Built, She's Stacked)

🎵William "Spike" O'Dell -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1953 N.S.
Radio Disc Jock

🏆Marina Langner -- is 67 in the year 2021 and 68 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1954
Beauty Pagent Winner, German
Misc: Miss World runner-up (1975)

🎭Lynnie Greene -- is 67 in the year 2021 and 68 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1954
Actress, Producer/Director
TV Shows: Stark Raving Mad, Scoundrels, Nip/Tuck

🎭Jean Kasem -- is 67 in the year 2021 and 68 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1954
Actress
Names/Places: Casey's widow
Misc: b. Jan 1, 1954?
TV Shows: The Tortellis (as Loretta Tortelli), Cheers (as Loretta Tortelli)
Movie Titles: Ghostbusters

🎵🎸Stan Lynch -- is 66 in the year 2021 and 67 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1955
Hall of Famer, Rock & Roll Drummer
Group Names: Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers

🎵🎸John Galvin -- is 66 in the year 2021 and 67 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1955
Rock & Roll Keyboardist
Group Names: Molly Hatchet

⚛🎵Bob Rock -- is 66 in the year 2021 and 67 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1955
Engineer, Music Producer

🎭Rebecca Jones -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1957
Actress, Producer, Mexican

🎭Judge Reinhold -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1957
TV/Movie Actor
Names/Places: b. in Wilmington, DE; RN:Edward Ernest Reinhold Jr.
Movie Titles: Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Beverly Hills Cop (series), Ruthless People, Gremlins, The Santa Clause

🏆🏈Jim Ritcher -- is 63 in the year 2021 and 64 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1958
Hall of Famer, NFL Player, College Football Player
Misc: in the College Football Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: North Carolina State, Buffalo Bills (1980-1993), Atlanta Falcons (1994-1995)

🏆⚾Paul Runge -- is 63 in the year 2021 and 64 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1958
MLB Player

🎭Nick Cassavetes -- is 62 in the year 2021 and 63 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1959
Actor, Director
Movie Titles: The Notebook, Alpha Dog, My Sister's Keeper, Face/Off

Loretta Lynch -- is 62 in the year 2021 and 63 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1959 N.S.
Government Official

🏆🏌Mark Carnevale -- is 61 in the year 2021 and 62 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1960
Golfer

🎭Mohanlal Nair -- is 61 in the year 2021 and 62 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1960 N.S.
Actor, India
Movie Titles: Guru

🏆🏁🏊Vladimir Salnikov -- is 61 in the year 2021 and 62 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1960 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Soviet

🏆⚾Kent Hrbek -- is 61 in the year 2021 and 62 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1960
MLB First Baseman

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🎵Timothy Lever -- is 60 in the year 2021 and 61 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1961
Saxophonist, Hip-Pop Keyboardist, British
Group Names: Dead or Alive

🎭Gladise Jiménez -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1964
Actress, Puerto Rican
TV Shows: Tremors
Movie Titles: East Side Story, Illegal Aliens, Blowback

🏆🏒Tommy Albelin -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1964
NHL Player, Swedish

🎭Manon Kelley -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1966
Actress, Canadian

🎭Lisa Edelstein -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1966
Actress, Producer
TV Shows: Sports Night (as Bobbi Bernstein), House M.D. (as Dr. Lisa Cuddy)
Movie Titles: What Women Want, As Good as It Gets, Daddy Day Care

🏆🏈Tracy Simien -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1967
NFL Player

🏆🏒Reid Simpson -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1969
NHL Player, Canadian

🎵🎸Anthony Corder -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1969
Rock & Roll Singer
Group Names: Tora Tora

🎵🎸Sid "Boogie" Fletcher -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1969 N.S.
Heavy Metal Guitarst
Names/Places: MN:Truman
Group Names: Roxy Blue

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🏆🏈Dorsey Levens -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1970
NFL Runningback

🏆⚾Bryce Florie -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1970
MLB Pitcher

🏆⚾Chris Widger -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1971
MLB Catcher

🎭Olga Sosnovska -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1972
Actress, Polish
Movie Titles: Ocean's Thirteen, House of D, Jason and the Argonauts

🏆Alesha Oreskovich -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1972
Model, Playmate
Misc: June 1993

🎵Angelica -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1972
Pop Singer
Names/Places: RN: Angelica Garcia

🎨✍🎭🎵Noel Fielding -- is 48 in the year 2021 and 49 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1973 N.S.
Artist, Comedy Writer, Actor, Comedian, Panelist, Musician, English
TV Shows: The Mighty Boosh (as numerous characters), Noel Fielding's Luxury Comedy, Never Mind the Buzzcocks (panel)

🎭Fairuza Balk -- is 47 in the year 2021 and 48 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1974
Actress
Movie Titles: American History X, Almost Famous, The Waterboy, The Craft; Almost Famous

🎵Havoc -- is 47 in the year 2021 and 48 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1974
Rap Music Performer
Group Names: Mobb Deep

🎵🎸Mikel Jollett -- is 47 in the year 2021 and 48 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1974
Rock & Roll Performer
Group Names: Airborne Toxic Event

🏆⚾Mark Quinn -- is 47 in the year 2021 and 48 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1974
MLB Player

🎭Matthew Newmark -- is 45 in the year 2021 and 46 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1976
Actor
TV Shows: Guns of Paradise (as Joseph Carroll)

🏆⚾Travis Harper -- is 45 in the year 2021 and 46 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1976
MLB Player

🏆🏈Ricky Williams -- is 44 in the year 2021 and 45 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1977 N.S.
Hall of Famer, NFL Runningback, College Football Player
Misc: Heisman Trophy (1998); Texas Longhorns #34 retired; in the College Football Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: University of Texas, New Orleans Saints (1999-2001), Miami Dolphins (2002-2005), Toronto Argonauts (2006), Miami Dolphins (2007-2010), Baltimore Ravens (2011)

🎵🎸Gotye -- is 41 in the year 2021 and 42 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1980 N.S.
Alternative Rock Singer, Belgiumese
Names/Places: RN: Wally de Backer
Song Titles: Somebody That I Used To Know

🏆⚾Josh Hamilton -- is 40 in the year 2021 and 41 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1981 N.S.
MLB Pitcher
Misc: AL LCS MVP 2010, AL MVP 2010
Sports Teams: Texas Rangers

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🏆🏉Ma'a Nonu -- is 39 in the year 2021 and 40 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1982 N.S.
Rugby Player, New Zealand

🎵🎸Tony LoGerfo -- is 38 in the year 2021 and 39 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1983 N.S.
Rock Musician
Group Names: Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real

🎭Jon Beavers -- is 37 in the year 2021 and 38 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1984 N.S.
Actor

🎭Sunkrish Bala -- is 37 in the year 2021 and 38 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1984 N.S.
Actor, Producer, India
Movie Titles: Get Smart's Bruce and Lloyd Out of Control, Transistor, Starstruck

🎭🏆Marnie Schulenburg -- is 37 in the year 2021 and 38 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1984
Actress, Gymnast

🏆⚾Andrew Miller -- is 36 in the year 2021 and 37 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1985 N.S.
MLB Pitcher
Misc: ALCS MVP (2016)
Sports Teams: Cleveland Indians

🏆🏁🚲Mark Cavendish -- is 36 in the year 2021 and 37 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1985 N.S.
Bicyclist, English

🎭David Ajala -- is 35 in the year 2021 and 36 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1986 N.S.
Actor
TV Shows: Black Box, Star Trek: Discovery
Movie Titles: The Dark Knight, Fast and Furious 6, Jupiter Ascending, One Day

🏆⚾Matt Wieters -- is 35 in the year 2021 and 36 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1986 N.S.
MLB Catcher
Misc: 3x All-Star, 2x Gold Glove; active as of 2015
Sports Teams: Baltimore Orioles

🏆⚽Mario Mandžukić -- is 35 in the year 2021 and 36 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1986 N.S.
Soccer Player, Croatian

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🎭Ashlie Brillault -- is 34 in the year 2021 and 35 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1987
Actress
TV Shows: Lizzie McGuire (as Kate Sanders)

🎵Cody Johnson -- is 34 in the year 2021 and 35 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1987 N.S.
Country Singer

🎭Scotty Leavenworth -- is 31 in the year 2021 and 32 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1990
Actor
TV Shows: 7th Heaven, Philly (as Patrick Cavanaugh)
Movie Titles: The Green Mile, Donnie Darko, Erin Brockovitch, Life as a House

🎭Sarah Ramos -- is 30 in the year 2021 and 31 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1991
Actress, Director
TV Shows: American Dreams (as Patty Pryor), Parenthood (as Haddie Braverman)
Movie Titles: How to Be Single, Why Stop Now?

🎭Hutch Dano -- is 29 in the year 2021 and 30 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1992 N.S.
Actor

Caden Douglas Davidson -- is 29 in the year 2021 and 30 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1992
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Cindy Fisher & Doug's son

🎭🎵Olivia Olson -- is 29 in the year 2021 and 30 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1992 N.S.
Voice Actress, Singer

🏆Tom Daley -- is 27 in the year 2021 and 28 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1994 N.S.
Diver, Olympic Athlete, English

🏆🏈Josh (Football) Allen -- is 25 in the year 2021 and 26 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1996 N.S.
NFL Quarterback

🎭Kevin Quinn -- is 24 in the year 2021 and 25 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1997 N.S.
Actor

Henry Jack Christian -- is 22 in the year 2021 and 23 in the year 2022; b.5/21/1999
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Beth Ehlers and Matthew's son

Poppy Edwards -- is 19 in the year 2021 and 20 in the year 2022; b.5/21/2002
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Jeanine Lobel and Anthony's daughter

Molly Blue Robb -- is 17 in the year 2021 and 18 in the year 2022; b.5/21/2004
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Veronica Webb and George Robb Jr.'s daughter

Rodney Ramon Dupri -- is 16 in the year 2021 and 17 in the year 2022; b.5/21/2005
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Monica and Jermaine Dupri's son

Maddox Westmore -- is 15 in the year 2021 and 16 in the year 2022; b.5/21/2006
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: MacKenzie and Seven's son

Vaddox Volpone -- is 15 in the year 2021 and 16 in the year 2022; b.5/21/2006
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: MacKenzie Westmore and Keith's son

🎭Keith L. Williams -- is 14 in the year 2021 and 15 in the year 2022; b.5/21/2007 N.S.
Actor

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Leonie Cassel -- is 11 in the year 2021 and 12 in the year 2022; b.5/21/2010
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Monica Bellucci and Vincent's son

Jack Oscar Miller -- is 10 in the year 2021 and 11 in the year 2022; b.5/21/2011
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Eden Riegel and Andrew's son

Kahekili Kali -- is 10 in the year 2021 and 11 in the year 2022; b.5/21/2011 N.S.
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Evangeline Lilly and Norman's son

Gray Audrey Bratcher -- is 9 in the year 2021 and 10 in the year 2022; b.5/21/2012
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Janna Von Oy and Brad's daughter

🎨Albrecht Durer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1471 d.4/6/1528 (56)
Painter, Engraver, German
Misc: Woodcutter; greatest German Renaissance artist; "The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse"

👑King Philip II Of Spain -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1527 d.9/13/1598 (71)
King
Misc: ruled 1556-98; launched the Spanish Armada

Alexander Pope -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1688 J-LD or 5/31/1688 N.S. d.5/30/1744 J-LD (56) or 6/10/1744 N.S. (56)
Poet, Satirist, English

Alfred Moore -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1755 d.11/15/1810 (55)
Supreme Court Justice
Misc: Associate Justice of the Supreme Court 1800-04

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Elizabeth Gurney Fry -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1780 d.10/12/1845 (65)
Social Reformer

Mary Anning -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1799 N.S. d.3/9/1847 N.S. (0)
Palentologist, British
Misc: became known around the world for finds she made in Jurassic marine fossil beds in the cliffs along the English Channel at Lyme Regis in the county of Dorset in Southwest England.

🎨Henri Julien Félix Rousseau -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1844 d.9/4/1910 (66)
Painter, French
Misc: d. Sep 2?

Léon Bourgeois -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1851 d.9/29/1925 (74)
Statesman, Canadian

🎨John Frederick Peto -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1854 d.11/23/1907 (53)
Painter

🏆⚾Fred Dunlap -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1859 d.12/1/1902 (43)
MLB Player
Names/Places: NN:Sure Shot

Willem Einthoven -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1860 d.9/29/1927 (67)
Scientist, Physiologist, Dutch (Netherlands)
Misc: invented the electrocardiograph

Richard C. Cabot -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1868 d.5/7/1939 (70)
Scientist, Engineer, Physician

🎭Richard Bennett -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1873 d.10/22/1944 (71)
Movie/Stage Actor, Canadian

🎭William Desmond -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1878 d.11/3/1949 (71)
Movie Actor, Irish

Glenn Hammond Curtiss -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1878 d.7/23/1930 (52)
Aviator, Inventor
Misc: Seaplanes

🏆⛸Joseph Savage -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1879 d.3/10/1956 (76)
Hall of Famer, Figure Skater

🏆🏒James Henry "Jimmy" Gardner -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1881 N.S. d.11/7/1940 N.S. (59)
Hall of Famer, NHL Left Wing, NHL Forward, Canadian
Misc: Played from 1899-1911
Sports Teams: Pittsburgh Professionals, Montreal Wanderers, Montreal Shamrocks, Calumet Miners, New Westminster Royals, Montreal Canadiens

🎭Mabel Taliaferro -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1887 d.1/24/1979 (91)
Actress
Names/Places: NN: The Sweetheart of American Movies

🎵May Aufderheide -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1888 d.9/1/1972 (84)
Composer

🎭Arthur Hohl -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1889 d.3/10/1964 (74)
Actor

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🎨✍🎭Joseph Hardaway -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1895 d.2/4/1957 (61)
Cartoonist, Writer, Actor
Misc: creator of Bugs Bunny; some say b. 1890 or 1893

🎨⚛💰Armand Hammer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1898 N.S. d.12/10/1990 N.S. (92)
Art Collector, Doctor, Financier, Manufacturer
Misc: Occidental Petroleum chairman; owned a seat on Arm & Hammer board; his name was a pun on the company (he's not M.C.'s dad!)

🎭Ralph Sanford -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1899 d.6/20/1963 (64)
Actor
TV Shows: Life & Legend of Wyatt Earp (as Jim Dog Kelly)

🎵Horace Heidt -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1901 d.12/1/1986 (85)
Pianist, Bandleader
Misc: Dance Band of the 1930-40s; Starred with his Musical Knights on radio & TV
Group Names: Horace Heidt and His Musical Knights

✍🎭Anatole Litvak -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1902 d.12/15/1974 (72)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Movie Producer/Director, French, Russian

🏆⚾Earl Howard Averill -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1902 d.8/16/1983 (81)
Hall of Famer, MLB Center Fielder
Misc: some say b. 1903 or 1915; Cleveland Indians all-time home run champ
Sports Teams: Cleveland Indians (1929-1939), Detroit Tigers (1939-1940), Boston Braves (1941)

🎨Marcel Breuer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1902 d.7/1/1981 (79)
Architect, Designer, Hungarian

🎭Robert Montgomery -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1904 d.9/27/1981 (77)
Movie Actor, TV Host, Movie Producer/Director
Names/Places: b. in Beacon, N.Y.; RFN:Henry Jr.; Elizabeth's father
TV Shows: Robert Montgomery Presents

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🎵"Fats" Waller -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1904 d.12/15/1943 (39)
Hall of Famer, Composer/Songwriter, Singer, Organist, Pianist, Bandleader, Blues-Jazz Performer
Names/Places: RFMN:Thomas Wright

🎭Dorothy Tree -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1906 d.2/13/1992 (85)
Actress

🎭🎵Lola Lane -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1906 d.6/22/1981 (75)
Movie Actress, Singer
Names/Places: RN:Dorothy Mullican; Priscilla & Rosemary's sister
Misc: some say b. 1909

🎭Dandy Nichols -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1907 d.2/6/1986 (78)
Actress, English

🏆🏌Harold "Jug" McSpaden -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1908 N.S. d.4/22/1996 N.S. (87)
Hall of Famer, Golfer

🎨Sister Maria Innoventia Hummel -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1909 d.11/6/1946 (37)
Artist

💰Baron Guy Rothschild -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1909 d.6/12/2007 (98)
Financier, French

🏆⚾Monty Stratton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1912 d.9/29/1982 (70)
MLB Pitcher

🎨🎭John Hubley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1914 d.2/21/1977 (62)
Animator, Director

🎭🎵Dennis (Comedian) Day -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1916 N.S. d.6/22/1988 N.S. (72)
TV/Radio Actor, Tenor, Irish
Names/Places: RN:Eugene Denis McNulty
Misc: some say b. in 1918
Song Titles: Clancy Lowered The Boom, Danny Boy
TV Shows: RCA Victor Show, Jack Benny Show

🎵Lydia Mendoza -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1916 d.12/20/2007 (91)
Songwriter, Singer/Guitarist
Misc: Tex-Mex style

✍⛪🎵Harold Robbins -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1916 d.10/14/1997 (81)
Novelist, Jewish, Singer
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RN:Francis Rubin Kane
Book Titles: Moneychangers, Carpetbaggers

🎭Raymond Burr -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1917 d.9/12/1993 (76)
TV/Movie/Radio Actor, TV Host, Canadian, Gay
Names/Places: b. in New Westminister, B.C.; MN:William Stacey; wed to Annette Sutherland, Isabella Ward, Luvia Morgan
TV Shows: Perry Mason (star), Ironside (as Robert Ironside), Centennial, 79 Park Avenue, Unsolved Mysteries

🎭Jeanne Bates -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1918 d.11/28/2007 (89)
TV Actress
TV Shows: Ben Casey (as Nurse Wills)

💰George P. Mitchell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1919 d.7/26/2013 (94)
Businessperson, Philanthropist
Names/Places: NN: The Father of Fracking

🎭Anthony Steel -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1920 d.3/21/2001 (80)
Actor, English

⚖🏆🏁🏊Keo Nakama -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1920 N.S. d.9/8/2011 N.S. (91)
Hall of Famer, Politician, Swimmer, Hawaiian

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🎵Henry Glover -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1921 d.4/7/1991 (69)
Hall of Famer, Music Producer, Arranger, Songwriter, Trumpeter
Misc: major R&B figure in the Blues Hall of Fame.

Andrei Dmitriyevich Sakharov -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1921 d.12/14/1989 (68)
Scientist, Physicist, Civil Rights Leader, Political Activist, Russian
Misc: Nobel Peace Prize Winner; Soviet Human Rights & disarmament activist; Father of the Soviet hydrogen bomb

🏆🏈Ara Parseghian -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1923 N.S. d.8/2/2017 N.S. (94)
Hall of Famer, Football Announcer, NFL Player, College Football Coach
Misc: in the College Football Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: Miami University (player 1946-1947, coach 1950-1955), Cleveland Browns (coach 1948-1949), Northwestern University (coach 1956-1963), University of Notre Dame (coach 1964-1974)

🏆🏀Clarence "Bighouse" Gaines -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1923 N.S. d.4/18/2005 N.S. (81)
Hall of Famer, College Basketball Player, College Basketball Coach
Misc: retired as coach of Div. II Winston-Salem after 1992-93 season with 828-446 record in 47 years; ranks second on all-time NCAA list behind Adolph Rupp's 876; in the College Basketball Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: Morgan State University (player 1941-1945), Winston-Salem State University (coach 1946-1993)

🎭Peggy Cass -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1924 d.3/8/1999 (74)
TV/Stage Actress, Comedienne, Panelist
Names/Places: b. in Brookline, MA; FN:Mary Margaret
Misc: some say b. Apr 21 or 1925
TV Shows: To Tell The Truth, Jack Paar Show, Women in Prison (as Eve Shipley)

🏆🏁Everett "Cotton" Owens -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1924 N.S. d.6/7/2012 N.S. (88)
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer
Misc: NASCAR

🎭Marta Toren -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1925 d.2/19/1957 (31)
Movie Actress, Swedish

🎭Kay Kendall -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1926 d.9/6/1959 (33)
Movie Actress, English
Names/Places: RN:Justine McCarthy

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🎭Rick Jason -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1926 d.10/6/2000 (74)
Actor
TV Shows: Combat (as Lt. Gil Hanley)

Robert W. Creeley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1926 d.3/30/2005 (78)
Author, Poet

🎵Forbes Robinson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1926 d.5/13/1987 (60)
Opera Singer, British

🎭John Harper -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1928 d.7/28/1991 (63)
Actor
Names/Places: RN:Kelton Bradford Garwood; aka John Harper; best known as Jonathan Harper in his later acting years
TV Shows: Gunsmoke (as Percy Crump)

🎭Alice Drummond -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1928 N.S. d.11/30/2016 N.S. (88)
Actress, Cameraperson
Movie Titles: Doubt, Ghostbusters (1984), Awakenings, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective

🎵Tom Donahue -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1928 d.4/28/1975 (46)
Hall of Famer, Music Producer, Radio Disc Jock
Misc: encouraged and produced many a San Francisco group like the Grateful Dead and helped the Jefferson Airplane obtain a record contract.

🎵🎷Tommy Bryant -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1930 d.1/3/1982 (51)
Jazz Bassist
Group Names: The Ink Spots

🎭Richard Libertini -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1933 d.1/7/2016 N.S. (82)
Actor
Misc: stage: The Mad Show (an original cast member)
TV Shows: Soap (as The Godfather), Pacific Station (as Richard)
Movie Titles: Catch 22, Awakenings, Fletch, Nell, Days of Heaven, Popeye (1980), The In-Laws, All of Me, Fletch Lives, Lethal Weapon 4, Dolphin Tale

🏆🏀John Kennedy "Jack" Twyman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1934 N.S. d.5/30/2012 N.S. (78)
Hall of Famer, Sportscaster, NBA Forward, Canadian
Names/Places: RN:John Kennedy Twyman
Misc: All-America at Cincinnati (1955); six-time NBA All-Star (1957-60, 1962-63); twice Second Team All-NBA (1960, 1962); among the NBA's top 15 scorers for eight seasons. Also known for serving as guardian of former teammate Maurice Stokes from his crippling head injury in 1958 until his death in 1970; Kings #27 retired
Sports Teams: Rochester/Cincinnatti Royals (1955-1966)

🏆🏈Johnny Majors -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1935 N.S. d.6/3/2020 N.S. (85)
Hall of Famer, College Football Coach, College Football Player, CFL Figure
Misc: in the College Football Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: Tennessee (player 1953-1956, coach 1957-1959, 1977-1992), Montreal Alouettes (player 1957), Mississippi State (coach 1960-1963), Arkansas (coach 1964-1967), Iowa State (coach 1968-1972), Pittsburgh (coach 1973-1976, 1993-1996)

🎭David Groh -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1941 d.2/12/2008 (66)
Actor
Names/Places: b. in Brooklyn
TV Shows: Rhoda (as Joe Gerard), General Hospital, Baywatch (as Larkin), Melrose Place (as Vince Parezi)

🏆🏁🏊John Konrads -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1942 N.S. d.4/25/2021 N.S. (78)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Australian

🎵🎸Hilton Valentine -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1943 N.S. d.1/29/2021 N.S. (77)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Rock & Roll Guitarist, English
Group Names: The Animals

🎵Vincent Crane -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1943 d.2/1/1989 (45)
Songwriter, Singer, Organist
Names/Places: RN:Vincent Rodney Chessman
Group Names: Atomic Rooster, Dexy's Midnight Runners

Janet Dailey -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1944 d.12/14/2013 (69)
Novelist
Misc: writer of romances

🎭Richard (Actor) Hatch -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1945 d.2/7/2017 N.S. (71)
Actor, Producer/Director
TV Shows: The Streets of San Francisco (as Insp. Dan Robbins), Mary Hartman Mary Hartman (as Harmon Farinella), Battlestar Galactica (as Capt. Apollo in the original and Tom Zarek in the 2003 remake), Dynasty (as Dean Caldwell)

🎵🎸Steve Currie -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1947 N.S. d.4/28/1981 N.S. (33)
Hall of Famer, Rock & Roll Bassist
Group Names: T. Rex

🎨Christian Audigier -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1958 d.7/10/2015 (57)
Fashion Designer, French

Jeffrey L. Dahmer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1960 d.11/28/1994 (34)
Outlaw
Misc: killed 17 men

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✍🎭Brent Briscoe -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1961 d.10/18/2017 N.S. (56)
Screenwriter, Actor
Movie Titles: Mulholland Drive, The Green Mile, The Dark Knight Rises, Yes Man, Man on the Moon

🏆🥊Chris Benoit -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1967 N.S. d.6/24/2007 N.S. (40)
Wrestler, Canadian

🎵Christopher George Latore Wallace -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1972 N.S. d.3/9/1997 N.S. (24)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Rapper
Names/Places: aka The Notorious B.I.G., Biggie Smalls, or just Biggie

🎵The Notorious B. I. G. -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/21/1972 N.S. d.3/9/1997 N.S. (24)
Hall of Famer, Rapper
Names/Places: RFN:Christopher Wallace

👑King Henry VI Of England -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/6/1421 J-LD d.5/21/1471 J-LD (49)
King, British
Misc: reigned at 9 months until 1471!

Hernando De Soto -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/1496 or ??/??/1497 d.5/21/1542
Explorer, Spanish
Misc: died while searching for gold along the Mississippi River.

Tommaso Campanella -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/5/1568 N.S. d.5/21/1639 N.S. (70)
Poet, Philosopher, Italian

Niccolò Zucchi -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/6/1586 N.S. d.5/21/1670 N.S. (83)
Astronomer, Physicist, Italian
Misc: who, in approximately 1616, designed one of the earliest reflecting telescopes, antedating those of James Gregory and Sir Isaac Newton.

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Otto von Guericke -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/20/1602 Ju-1 or 11/30/1602 N.S. d.5/11/1686 Ju-1 (83) or 5/21/1686 N.S. (83)
Inventor, Physicist, German
Misc: demonstrated the vacuum, also invented the first air pump.

⚛⛪⚖John Eliot -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/5/1604 J-LD d.5/21/1690 J-LD (85)
Pioneer, Missionary, Colonist, British
Misc: Apostle to the indians

Christopher Smart -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/11/1722 J-LD or 4/22/1722 N.S. d.5/21/1771 N.S. (49)
Author, Poet, English

Carl Scheele -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/9/1742 d.5/21/1786 (43)
Chemist, Swedish
Misc: pharmacist; sour lemon, scheeliet

✍📰Thomas Warton -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/9/1728 d.5/21/1790 (62)
Poet, Historian, English

Georg von Reichenbach -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/24/1771 N.S. d.5/21/1826 N.S. (54)
Astronomer, German

🎭John Drew Sr. -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/3/1827 d.5/21/1862 (34)
Stage Actor
Misc: Theatrical manager

Theodor Waitz -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/17/1821 d.5/21/1864 (43)
Anthropologist, Psychologist, German

🎵Franz von Suppé -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/18/1819 N.S. d.5/21/1895 N.S. (76)
Composer

🎖Fitz-John Porter -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/31/1822 d.5/21/1901 (78)
General

📰Edwin L. Godkin -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/2/1831 d.5/21/1902 (70)
Publisher
Misc: founded New York Evening Post

Eleanor Porter -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/19/1868 d.5/21/1920 (51)
Author
Misc: Pollyanna creator

Venustiano Carranza -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/29/1859 N.S. d.5/21/1920 N.S. (60)
Head of State, Mexican
Misc: Mexican civil war leader, president 1917-20 when he was assassinated

🎵Charlie Poole -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/22/1892 d.5/21/1931 (39)
Banjoist, Country Singer

Jane Addams -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/8/1860 N.S. d.5/21/1935 N.S. (74)
Hall of Famer, Author, Social Reformer, Political Activist
Misc: Nobel Peace Laureate; founded Hull House in Chicago, Nobel 1931

Hugo De Vries -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/16/1848 d.5/21/1935 (87)
Scientist, Botanist, Geneticist, Dutch (Netherlands)
Misc: introduced the study of organic evolution

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🎨Herbert Samuel Adams -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/28/1858 d.5/21/1945 (87)
Sculptor

Klaus Mann -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/18/1906 d.5/21/1949 (42)
Author, German
Names/Places: Thomas' son

🎭John Garfield -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/4/1913 d.5/21/1952 (39)
Movie Actor
Names/Places: RN:Julius Garfinkle

🎵Juan Llossas -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/27/1900 d.5/21/1957 (56)
Musician
Names/Places: NN: The Tango King

James Franck -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/26/1882 d.5/21/1964 (81)
Physicist, German

🎨💰Geoffrey De Havilland -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/27/1882 d.5/21/1965 (82)
Designer, Manufacturer, English
Misc: pioneer in long-distance jet flying. He was one of the first to make jet-propelled aircraft, producing the Vampire and Venom jet fighters.

🏆🥊Charles Ledoux -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/27/1892 d.5/21/1967 (74)
Hall of Famer, Boxer, French
Misc: active from 1909-1926

🎭Doris Lloyd -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/3/1896 d.5/21/1968 (71)
Actress

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Robert Leiper -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/17/1881 d.5/21/1969 (88)
Scientist, British

🎭Vinton Hayworth -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/4/1906 d.5/21/1970 (63)
Actor
TV Shows: Zorro (as magistrate Galindo), I Dream of Jeannie (as Gen. Winfield Schaeffer)

🎭🎵Dennis King -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/2/1897 d.5/21/1971 (73)
Movie/Stage Actor, Comedian, Opera Singer, English

🎭George Breakston -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/22/1920 d.5/21/1973 (53)
Actor, Director, French

🎭🎵Vaughn Monroe -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/7/1911 d.5/21/1973 (61)
Movie Actor, Baritone, Trumpeter, Bandleader
Names/Places: RFN:Wilton
TV Shows: Vaughn Monroe Show (host)

Carlo Emilio Gadda -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/14/1893 d.5/21/1973 (79)
Novelist, Essayist, Short Story Writer, Italian

🎖Ivan Stepanovich Konev -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/28/1897 d.5/21/1973 (75)
General, Russian
Misc: One of the outstanding Soviet generals in World War II, who was a leader in the offensive against the Germans.

🎵Art Mooney -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/4/1911 d.5/21/1973 (62)
Arranger, Bandleader

✍🎭Bruce Geller -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/13/1930 d.5/21/1976 (45)
Screen/Scriptwriter, TV Producer
TV Shows: Mannix, Mission Impossible

🎭Dorothy Christy -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/26/1900 d.5/21/1977 (76)
Actress

🎵Blue Mitchell -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/13/1930 d.5/21/1979 (49)
Trumpeter, Jazz-Rhythm and Blues Performer

⛪🎭Ida Kamińska -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/18/1899 N.S. d.5/21/1980 N.S. (80)
Jewish, Movie Actress, Polish, Russian

Charles Yost -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/6/1907 d.5/21/1981 (73)
Diplomat
Misc: founder of the United Nations

✍📰🎭Sir Kenneth MacKenzie Clark -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/13/1903 d.5/21/1983 (79)
Author, Historian, Narrator, English
Misc: art historian

Eric Hoffer -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/25/1902 d.5/21/1983 (80)
Author, Philosopher

🎭Andrea Leeds -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/18/1914 d.5/21/1984 (69)
Actress

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🎭Ann Little -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/7/1891 d.5/21/1984 (93)
Movie Actress

🎭Alejandro Rey -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/8/1930 d.5/21/1987 (57)
TV/Movie Actor, Argentine
Names/Places: b. in Buenos Aires
TV Shows: The Flying Nun (as Carlos Ramirez), Dallas (as Luis Rueda)

🏆🏀Edward S. "Ed" Steitz -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/7/1920 N.S. d.5/21/1990 N.S. (69)
Hall of Famer, College Basketball Coach
Misc: Basketball Official who was considered the leading worldwide authority on amateur basketball rules

🎵Morris Levy -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/27/1927 d.5/21/1990 (62)
Music Figure
Misc: founder and owner of Roulette Records

Tom Cassidy -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/5/1918 d.5/21/1991 (72)
Misc: NOT the CNN anchorman

Nicholas Dante -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/22/1941 d.5/21/1991 (49)
Dramatist/Playwright
Misc: the co-author of the musical "A Chorus Line"

Rajiv Gandhi -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/21/1944 N.S. d.5/21/1991 N.S. (46)
Prime Minister
Misc: India Prime Minister 1984-89 (Aug 21 b-day is Indian time, not Aug 20 when it was news in the U.S.); killed in a bomb blast

🎭Mrithi -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/???? d.5/21/1992 (24)
Animal Star
Movie Titles: Gorillas in the Mist

🎖John Frost -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/31/1912 d.5/21/1993 (80)
General, British

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Les Aspin -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/21/1938 d.5/21/1995 (56)
Congressperson, Government Official
Misc: Defense Secretary

💰Larry Hillblom -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/12/1943 d.5/21/1995 (52)
Businessperson
Misc: the multimillionaire co-founder of DHL Worldwide Express

🎭"Lash" LaRue -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/15/1917 N.S. d.5/21/1996 N.S. (78)
TV/Movie Actor
Names/Places: RFN:Al; wed 10 times; was called Lash because of his skill with a bullwhip
Misc: Cowboy actor; he claimed to be older
TV Shows: Lash of the West (as Marshal Lash La Rue), The Life & Legend of Wyatt Earp (as Sheriff Johnny Behan)

🏆⚾Piper Davis -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/3/1917 d.5/21/1997 (79)
Baseball Figure
Misc: Negro League legend

🎭Douglas Fowley -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/30/1911 d.5/21/1998 (86)
Actor
TV Shows: Wyatt Earp (as Doc Fabrique & Doc Holliday), Pistols 'n Petticoats, Detective School

🎭Robert Gist -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/1/1917 d.5/21/1998 (80)
Actor, Director
TV Shows: Hennesey

🎭Norman Rossington -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/24/1928 d.5/21/1999 (70)
Actor

🎨✍🎭Vanessa Brown -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/24/1928 d.5/21/1999 (71)
Artist, Author, TV/Movie Actress, Panelist, Austrian
Names/Places: RN:Smylla Brind
TV Shows: Leave It to the Girls (panelist), My Favorite Husband, All That Glitters

Barbara Cartland -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/9/1901 d.5/21/2000 (98)
Author, Novelist, English
Names/Places: Princess Diana's step-grandmother
Misc: wrote over 250 books!

🎭🎵Sir John Gielgud -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/14/1904 d.5/21/2000 (96)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Movie Producer/Director, Singer, English, Gay
Names/Places: LN PRON:geel-good; b. in London; FN:Arthur
Misc: a foremost Shakespearian actor

🎵Benjamin "Buzzy" Drootin -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/22/1920 N.S. d.5/21/2000 N.S. (80)
Drummer

🎭Joe Frank Cobb -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/7/1917 d.5/21/2002 (84)
Movie Actor
TV Shows: Our Gang (as Fat Joe)

🎭Gene Wood -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/20/1925 d.5/21/2004 (78)
Actor, Game Show Host, Announcer
Misc: Many game shows from 1970s-90s
TV Shows: Showoffs, Double Dare, Family Feud, The Better Sex, Password Plus, Super Password, Match Game 70's (sometimes guest panelist)

🏆June Cochran -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/20/1942 d.5/21/2004 (62)
Beauty Pagent Winner, Model, Playmate
Misc: December 1962, Playboy Playmate Of The Year 1963

🎵🎷Rick Henderson -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/25/1928 d.5/21/2004 (76)
Arranger, Jazz Saxophonist

🎭Stephen Elliott -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/27/1918 d.5/21/2005 (86)
TV Actor
TV Shows: Beacon Hill, Falcon Crest (as Douglas Channing), Dallas (as Scotty)
Movie Titles: Beverly Hills Cop, Death Wish, Arthur,

✍🎭Howard Morris -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/4/1919 N.S. d.5/21/2005 N.S. (85)
Screenwriter, Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, TV/Movie Director
Names/Places: b. in New York City
TV Shows: Your Show of Shows (regular), Caesar's Hour (as Fred Brewster), Jetsons, Mr. Magoo, The Andy Griffith Show (as Ernest T. Bass), The Archie Show (as Jughead Jones, Big Moose Mason, Dilton Doily, etc.)

🏆🏈David Lang -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/28/1967 d.5/21/2005 N.S. (38)
NFL Runningback

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🎭Katherine Dunham -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/22/1909 d.5/21/2006 (96)
Choreographer, Dancer

🎵Billy Walker -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/14/1929 d.5/21/2006 (77)
Country Singer
TV Shows: Ozark Jubilee

🎨Mel Casson -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/25/1920 d.5/21/2008 (87)
Comic Strip Cartoonist

🎵🎸Brian Keenan -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/28/1944 d.5/21/2008 (64)
Rock & Roll Drummer, British
Misc: b. 1942?
Group Names: Manfred Mann, The Chambers Brothers

🏆🏈Stanley Paul "Stan" Jones -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/24/1931 N.S. d.5/21/2010 N.S. (78)
Hall of Famer, NFL Guard
Sports Teams: Chicago Bears (1954-1965), Washington Redskins (1966)

🎵Frank Comstock -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/20/1922 d.5/21/2013 (90)
Arranger, Bandleader

🎵🎸Trevor Bolder -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/9/1950 d.5/21/2013 (62)
Music Producer, Songwriter, Rock & Roll Musician, Rock & Roll Bassist, English
Group Names: Uriah Heep, David Bowie's Spiders From Mars band

🏆🏌Mike Smith -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/25/1950 d.5/21/2014 N.S. (63)
Golfer

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🎵Louis Johnson -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/13/1955 d.5/21/2015 N.S. (60)
Songwriter, Bassist, Guitarist, Pianist, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: The Brothers Johnson

🎵🎸Nick Menza -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/23/1964 d.5/21/2016 N.S. (51)
Songwriter, Heavy Metal Drummer, German
Group Names: Megadeth, Ohm

Martin McGuinness -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/23/1950 N.S. d.5/21/2017 N.S. (66)
Politician, Northern Ireland

🏆🏒Bill White -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/26/1939 d.5/21/2017 N.S. (77)
NHL Coach, NHL Player, Canadian

🎭Clint Walker -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/30/1927 N.S. d.5/21/2018 N.S. (90)
Actor
Names/Places: b. in Hartford, IL; a twin
TV Shows: Cheyenne (as Cheyenne Bodie), Kodiak (as Cal Kodiak McKay)
Movie Titles: The Dirty Dozen, Small Soldiers, Yuma

🎭🎵Allyn Ann McLerie -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/1/1926 N.S. d.5/21/2018 N.S. (91)
Actress, Dancer, Singer, Canadian
TV Shows: The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd, Tony Randall Show (as Janet), The Thorn Birds (miniseries), Molly Dodd (as her mom)

Plato -- Birth Anniversary Conflict -- b.5/19/427BC or 5/21/427BC d.??/??/347BC
Philosopher, Greek
Names/Places: RN:Aristocies

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