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Mega Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Age for August 8

Last Updated 07-03-2021

🎵John Coviello -- is 106 in the year 2021 and 107 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1915
Country Performer
Misc: I can't find any updates whether he's still alive or not as of 2016

🎭Nita Talbot -- is 91 in the year 2021 and 92 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1930
Actress, Comedienne
Misc: retired from acting in 1997
TV Shows: Joe & Mabel (as Mabel), The Thin Man, Jim Backus Show, Here We Go Again, Supertrain
Movie Titles: Night Shift, Girl Happy, Puppet Master II

Sir Roger Penrose -- is 90 in the year 2021 and 91 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1931
Mathematician, Physicist, English
Misc: relativist who in the 1960s calculated many of the basic features of black holes.

✍🎭Donald P. Bellisario -- is 86 in the year 2021 and 87 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1935
Screenwriter, Producer/Director
TV Shows: Airwolf, Tales of the Gold Monkey, Battlestar Galactica, Magnum P.I., NCIS, Quantum Leap, JAG

🏆🏁🏃Don Bowden -- is 85 in the year 2021 and 86 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1936
Runner
Misc: Athlete; the first American to run a sub 4 minute mile.

🏆⚾Frank Howard -- is 85 in the year 2021 and 86 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1936
MLB Manager, MLB Player
Names/Places: NN:Hondo, The Washington Monument, and The Capital Punisher
Misc: NL Rookie of the Year 1960

⛪🎭🏆🎾Dustin Hoffman -- is 84 in the year 2021 and 85 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1937
Jewish, TV/Movie Actor, Movie Director, Tennis Player
Names/Places: b. in Los Angeles
TV Shows: Search For Tomorrow
Movie Titles: The Graduate, Tootsie, All The President's Men, Rain Man, Kramer vs. Kramer, Midnight Cowboy, Ishtar, Dick Tracy, Hook's Captain Hook, Simpsons' Mr. Bergstrom, Sleepers, Midnight Cowboy, Little Big Man, Outbreak, Mad City, Wag the Dog, Sphere, Moonlight Mile, Runaway Jury, I Love Huckabees, Finding Neverland, Meet The Fockers, Racing Stripes, Stranger Than Fiction, Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium, The Tale of Desperaux, Last Chance Harvey

🏆🏀Wimp Sanderson -- is 84 in the year 2021 and 85 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1937
College Basketball Coach
Names/Places: RFN: Winfrey
Sports Teams: Alabama, UA-Little Rock Head BB Coach

🎭🎵Connie Stevens -- is 83 in the year 2021 and 84 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1938 N.S.
TV/Movie Actress, Singer
Names/Places: b. in Brooklyn; RN:Concetta Rosalie Ann Ingolia; Eddie Fisher's ex-wife
Song Titles: Kookie Kookie Lend Me Your Comb (with Ed "Kookie" Burns)
TV Shows: Love Boat (frequent passenger), Hawaiian Eye (as Crickett Blake), Wendy & Me (as Wendy), Scruples

🏆🎳Pete Tountas -- is 83 in the year 2021 and 84 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1938
Hall of Famer, Bowler

🎵Don Jacobucci -- is 83 in the year 2021 and 84 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1938
Singer
Group Names: Regents, Runarounds

🎵Phillip E. Balsley -- is 82 in the year 2021 and 83 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1939
Hall of Famer, Country Singer
Group Names: The Statler Brothere, The Kingsmen

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🎵John "Jay" David -- is 79 in the year 2021 and 80 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1942 N.S.
Drummer
Group Names: Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show

🎭Brooke Bundy -- is 77 in the year 2021 and 78 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1944
Actress, Producer
Misc: retired from acting in 1991
Movie Titles: A Nightmare on Elm Street (series), Explorers

Edward T. Schafer -- is 75 in the year 2021 and 76 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1946
Governor

🎭Larry Wilcox -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1947
Actor, Producer/Director
TV Shows: Lassie (as Dale Mitchell), CHiPs (as Off. Jon Baker), The Ray Bradbury Theater (producer), The Dirty Dozen: Next Mission

🏆Christine Koren -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1947 N.S.
Model, Playmate
Misc: March 1970

🎖⚖💰🏆🏒Kenneth Dryden -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1947
Hall of Famer, Policeman, Lawyer, Businessperson, NHL Goaltender, Canadian
Misc: led Montreal to 6 Stanley Cup titles; playoff MVP as rookie in 1971; won or shared 5 Vezina Trophies.
Sports Teams: Montreal Voyageurs (AHL), Boston Bruins, Montreal Canadiens

🏆⚾José Cruz -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1947
MLB Coach, MLB Player, Puerto Rican
Names/Places: LN:Dilan
Sports Teams: St. Louis Cardinals, Houston Astros

🎭Veronica Redd-Forrest -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1948
Actress
TV Shows: Young & the Restless (as Mamie Johnson)
Movie Titles: The Five Heartbeats, Blue Hill Avenue, Clean and Sober

Svetlana Yevgeniyevna Savitskaya -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1948
Cosmonaut, Russian
Misc: the second woman in space (Soyuz T-7, T-12)

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🏆🏈Brian Sipe -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1949
NFL Quarterback, USFL Figure
Misc: NFL Player of the Year [1980]; U.S. Football League [1985-86]
Sports Teams: Cleveland Browns

🎭🎵"Shotgun" Tom Kelly -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1949 N.S.
TV Host, Radio Disc Jock
Misc: San Diego radio personality

⛪🎭🎵Keith Carradine -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1949 N.S.
Protestant, TV/Movie Actor, Songwriter, Pop Singer
Names/Places: b. in San Mateo, CA; MN:Ian; David and Robert's brother, John's son
Misc: some say b.1950
TV Shows: Fast Track, Wild West Tech, Complete Savages (as Nick Savage), Dexter (as Special Agent Frank Lundy), Deadwood (as Wild Bill Hickock), Madam Secretary (as President Conrad Dalton)
Movie Titles: The Duelists, McCabe and Mrs. Miller, Thieves Like Us, Nashville

🎵Airrion Love -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1949
Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: Stylistics

🎵🎸Willie Hall -- is 71 in the year 2021 and 72 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1950 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Blues Drummer, Rock & Roll Drummer
Group Names: The Bar-Kays, Booker T. & the M.G.'s, The Blues Brothers Band

✍🎭Martin Brest -- is 70 in the year 2021 and 71 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1951
Screenwriter, Movie Actor, Movie Producer/Director
Movie Titles: Scent of a Woman, Meet Joe Black, Gigli, Spies Like Us, Beverly Hills Cop, Fast Times at Ridgemont High

🏆⚽Louis van Gaal -- is 70 in the year 2021 and 71 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1951 N.S.
Soccer Coach, Soccer Midfielder, Soccer Manager, Dutch (Netherlands)

🎭🎵Robin Quivers -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1952
Actress, Director, Radio Disc Jock
Misc: of Howard Stern radio show
Movie Titles: Private Parts

🎵🎸Anton Fig -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1952
Rock & Roll Drummer, South African
Group Names: Paul Shaffer's World's Most Dangerous Band, Paul Shaffer Band

🏆⚾Mike Ivie -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1952
MLB First Baseman

🎵Gary Baker -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1952
Songwriter, Country Singer/Guitarist
Misc: wikipedia gives both August and September 8, 1952 as the date of birth
Group Names: Baker and Myers

🎭🎵Donny Most -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1953
Actor, Producer, Singer
Names/Places: aka Don Most; b. in New York City
TV Shows: Happy Days (as Ralph Malph), Glee (as Rusty Pillsbury)
Movie Titles: EDtv, Moola (director)

🏆🏁Nigel Mansell -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1953
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer, English
Misc: earned over $2.5 million!; won 1992 Formula One driving championship with record 9 victories and 14 poles; quit Grand Prix circuit to race Indy cars in 1993; first rookie to win IndyCar title; third driver to win IndyCar and F1 titles; will return to F1 circuit after 1994 IndyCar season.

🏆🏀"Sweet" Lou Dunbar -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1953
Basketball Coach, Basketball Player
Sports Teams: The Harlem Globetrotters

🎭Doran Clark -- is 67 in the year 2021 and 68 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1954
Actress
Names/Places: The granddaughter of WWII gen'l Mark
TV Shows: Secrets of Midland Heights, King's Crossing, Emerald Point NAS

🎭Branscombe Richmond -- is 66 in the year 2021 and 67 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1955
Actor, Stuntman, Producer
TV Shows: Renegade (as Bobby Sixkiller)
Movie Titles: Batman Returns, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, The Scorpion King

🎭Lena Stolze -- is 65 in the year 2021 and 66 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1956
Actress, German
Movie Titles: The Nasty Girl, The White Rose, Zurich

🎵🎸Chris "Chrissie Boy" Foreman -- is 65 in the year 2021 and 66 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1956 N.S.
Composer/Songwriter, Singer/Guitarist, Ska Musician, English
Misc: some say b. 1955
Group Names: Madness

🎵David Grant -- is 65 in the year 2021 and 66 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1956
Songwriter, Soul Singer, Jamaican

🎵🎸Ali Score -- is 65 in the year 2021 and 66 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1956
Songwriter, New Wave Drummer, English
Group Names: A Flock Of Seagulls

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🎭Nancy Glass -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1957
Actress, Producer/Director, TV Broadcaster
Misc: American Journal

🎵🎸Dennis Drew -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1957
Modern Rock Musician
Group Names: 10,000 Maniacs

📰🎭Deborah Norville -- is 63 in the year 2021 and 64 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1958
Newscaster, TV Talk Show Hostess
Names/Places: b. in Dalton, Georgia
Misc: NBC News at Sunrise, Today Show 1990-91; ABC Radio's Deborah Norville Show

💰🎭🎵Harry Crosby -- is 63 in the year 2021 and 64 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1958 N.S.
Banker, Actor, Singer
Movie Titles: Friday the 13th

🏆🏈Bruce Matthews -- is 60 in the year 2021 and 61 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1961
Hall of Famer, NFL Coach, NFL Center
Sports Teams: Houston Oilers, Tennessee Oilers, Tennessee Titans (previous three 1983-2001, Houston moved and changed names during his time there), Houston Texans (coach, 2009-2010), Tennessee Titans (coach, 2011-2013)

🎵🎸Edge-The -- is 60 in the year 2021 and 61 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1961
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Keyboardist, Alternative Rock Guitarist, Irish
Names/Places: b. in London; RN:David Howell Evans
Group Names: U2

🎵Paul Jackson -- is 60 in the year 2021 and 61 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1961
Hip-Pop Bassist, English
Group Names: T'Pau

🎵🎸Rikki Rockett -- is 60 in the year 2021 and 61 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1961
Heavy Metal Drummer
Misc: some say b. 1958 or 1959
Group Names: Poison

🎭🏆Suzee Pai -- is 59 in the year 2021 and 60 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1962
Actress, Model
Misc: retired from acting in 1993
Movie Titles: Big Trouble in Little China, Jakarta, Sharky's Machine, Extralarge: Ninja Shadow (TV movie)

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🏆🏈Jim Sweeney -- is 59 in the year 2021 and 60 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1962
NFL Guard, NFL Center

🎵Kool Moe Dee -- is 59 in the year 2021 and 60 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1962
Hip-Pop Performer, New Jack Swing Singer, Rapper
Names/Places: RN: Mohandas Dewese

🎵🎸Ralph Rieckermann -- is 59 in the year 2021 and 60 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1962
Rock & Roll Guitarist
Group Names: Scorpions

Kyoko Cox -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1963
Celebrity Daughter, Japanese
Names/Places: aka Kyoko Ono Cox; Yoko Ono's daughter

🏆Carol Lewis -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1963
Olympic Athlete, Track and Field
Names/Places: Carl's sister
Misc: high jumper (Olympic-9th-1984)

🏆⚾Ron Karkovice -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1963
MLB Catcher

🎵🎸Rik Sánchez -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1964
Rock & Roll Guitarist
Group Names: The Poorboys

🏆🥊Chris Eubank -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1966 N.S.
Boxer, English

🏆⚾John Hudek -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1966
MLB Pitcher, American

🎭Cherry Lawson -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1967
XXX-rated actress

🏆🥊Sable -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1967
Wrestler
Names/Places: RN:Rena Richardson then Rena Mero; Marc Mero's wife

🏆🏈Howard Cross -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1967
Sports Commentator, NFL Tight End

🏆⚽Marcelo Balboa -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1967
Hall of Famer, Soccer Defender, American

🏆⚾Matt Whiteside -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1967
MLB Pitcher

🏆🏁🏃Suzy Favor-Hamilton -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1968
Runner, Olympic Athlete

🎭Chris Beetem -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1969
Actor, Producer
TV Shows: As the World Turns (as Jordan Sinclair), General Hospital (as Nikolas Cassadine), One Life to Live (as Tate Harmon)
Movie Titles: Black Hawk Down, Mr Popper's Penguins, Claire in Motion

🏆🏈Jerome Henderson -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1969
NFL Coach, NFL Cornerback

🏆🏈Trev Alberts -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1970
NFL Player

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🏆🏈Chad Cota -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1971
NFL Safety

🏆🏀Dwayne Morton -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1971
NBA Player

🎭Jack Howard -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1972
Actor

🎭Senta Moses -- is 48 in the year 2021 and 49 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1973
Actress, Cameraperson
Names/Places: aka Senta Moses Mikan
TV Shows: Beakman's World (as Phoebe), Running the Halls (as Nikki Watson)
Movie Titles: Home Alone (series), Dodgeball

🎵Mark Wills -- is 48 in the year 2021 and 49 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1973
Country Singer

🎵🎸Scott Stapp -- is 48 in the year 2021 and 49 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1973
Alternative Rock Musician

🎭Kohl Sudduth -- is 47 in the year 2021 and 48 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1974
Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Grosse Pointe (as Quentin King/Stone Anders)
Movie Titles: Road Trip, Bowfinger, Rounders, Jesse Stone: Sea Change

🎭Matt Shakman -- is 46 in the year 2021 and 47 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1975
Actor, Producer/Director
TV Shows: Just the Ten of Us (as Graham "J.R." Lubbock Jr.), It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, House M.D.
Movie Titles: Cut Bank, Still Life

🎵Taryll Jackson -- is 46 in the year 2021 and 47 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1975 N.S.
Singer
Group Names: 3T

🎵🎸Tom Linton -- is 46 in the year 2021 and 47 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1975
Alternative Rock Guitarist
Group Names: Jimmy Eat World

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🎨Jeremy Scott -- is 46 in the year 2021 and 47 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1975 N.S.
Fashion Designer

🎭Tawny Cypress -- is 45 in the year 2021 and 46 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1976
Actress
TV Shows: Heroes (as Simone Deveaux), Unforgettable (as Cherie Rollins-Murray)
Movie Titles: World Trace Denter, Autumn in New York

🎭🎵Joshua Scott "JC" Chasez -- is 45 in the year 2021 and 46 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1976 N.S.
Actor, Producer, Singer
Group Names: 'N Sync
TV Shows: The All-New Mickey Mouse Club

🎵Drew Lachey -- is 45 in the year 2021 and 46 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1976
Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: 98 Degrees

🎭Lindsay Sloane -- is 44 in the year 2021 and 45 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1977
Actress
TV Shows: Sabrina the Teenage Witch (as Valerie Brickhead), Grosse Pointe (as Marcy Sternfeld/Kim Peterson), The Odd Couple (as Emily)
Movie Titles: She's Out of My League, Horrible Bosses (series)

🎵Marsha Ambrosius -- is 44 in the year 2021 and 45 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1977
Songwriter, Rhythm and Blues Singer, English
Group Names: Floerty, soloist

🎭Countess Vaughn -- is 43 in the year 2021 and 44 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1978
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Producer
TV Shows: 227 (as Alexandra DeWitt), The Parkers (as Kimberly Ann Parker, also on Moesha)
Movie Titles: Thugaboo: Sneaker Madness, Trippin'

🎭Michael Urie -- is 41 in the year 2021 and 42 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1980
Actor, Producer/Director
TV Shows: Ugly Betty (as Marc St. James), Partners (as Louis McManus)
Movie Titles: The Decoy Bride, WTC View

🎭Meagan Good -- is 40 in the year 2021 and 41 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1981
Actress, Producer/Director
Movie Titles: Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, Think Like a Man, Brick, Saw V

🏆🎾Roger Federer -- is 40 in the year 2021 and 41 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1981
Tennis Player, Swiss

🎵Bradley McIntosh -- is 40 in the year 2021 and 41 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1981
Pop Singer, English
Group Names: S Club 7

🎵🎸Eric Howk -- is 40 in the year 2021 and 41 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1981 N.S.
Alternative Rock Guitarist
Group Names: "Portugal. The Man"

🎭🏆Peyton (B. 1986) List -- is 35 in the year 2021 and 36 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1986 N.S.
Actress, Model
Names/Places: Spencer's twin sister; not to be confused with Peyton List b. in 1998
TV Shows: FlashForward (Nicole Kirby), The Tomorrow People (as Cara Coburn), Windfall, Big Shots, Mad Men (as Jane Sterling), Frequency
Movie Titles: The Greatest Game Ever Played, Shuttle, Meeting Evil

🏆Jennifer Campbell -- is 35 in the year 2021 and 36 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1986 N.S.
Model, Playmate
Misc: December 2008

🏆Natalie Jo Campbell -- is 35 in the year 2021 and 36 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1986
Model, Playmate
Misc: December 2008

🎭💻🎵🏆Jackie Cruz -- is 35 in the year 2021 and 36 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1986 N.S.
Actress, Internet Video Actress, Songwriter, Pop Singer, Model, American, Dominican Republican
Song Titles: Sweet Sixteen
TV Shows: Orange is the New Black (as Marisol "Flaca" Gonzales)

🎭🏆Madalina Diana Ghenea -- is 34 in the year 2021 and 35 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1987 N.S.
Actress, Model, Romanian

🎭Katie Leung -- is 34 in the year 2021 and 35 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1987
Actress, Scottish
Movie Titles: Wild Swans, Run, Harry Potter (series as Cho Chang)

👑Princess Beatrice Elizabeth Mary Of York -- is 33 in the year 2021 and 34 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1988
Princess
Names/Places: aka Baby Yorklet
Misc: Duchess Fergie & Prince Andrew's daughter

🎭Kenny Baumann -- is 32 in the year 2021 and 33 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1989
Actor
TV Shows: The Secret Life of the American Teenager (as Ben Boykewich)
Movie Titles: Here's Herbie, Call Me Crazy: A Five Film, Consideration

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🏆🏁🏊Hannah Miley -- is 32 in the year 2021 and 33 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1989 N.S.
Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, English

🏆⚾Anthony Rizzo -- is 32 in the year 2021 and 33 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1989 N.S.
MLB First Baseman
Misc: 4x Gold Glove; NL Platinum Glove Award (2016)
Sports Teams: Chicago Cubs

🏆Liza Kei -- is 31 in the year 2021 and 32 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1990 N.S.
Playmate, Russian
Misc: August 2017 Playmate

Miles Joseph Jayne -- is 29 in the year 2021 and 30 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1992
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: April Wayne & Billy's son

🎭Casey Cott -- is 29 in the year 2021 and 30 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1992 N.S.
Actor
TV Shows: Riverdale (as Kevin Keller)

🏆Jen Selter -- is 28 in the year 2021 and 29 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1993 N.S.
Model, American

🏆🏈Thomas Rawls -- is 28 in the year 2021 and 29 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1993 N.S.
NFL Runningback

🎭Dani Dyer -- is 25 in the year 2021 and 26 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1996 N.S.
Actress

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🏆🥊Ryan Garcia -- is 23 in the year 2021 and 24 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1998 N.S.
Boxer, American

🎵Shawn Mendes -- is 23 in the year 2021 and 24 in the year 2022; b.8/8/1998
Pop Singer

Dylan Michael Douglas -- is 21 in the year 2021 and 22 in the year 2022; b.8/8/2000
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael's son

Viviana Laurentia Scotti -- is 21 in the year 2021 and 22 in the year 2022; b.8/8/2000
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Colleen Dion and Larry's daughter

🏆Ragan Smith -- is 21 in the year 2021 and 22 in the year 2022; b.8/8/2000 N.S.
Gymnast, Olympic Athlete, American

🎭Aubrey Miller -- is 20 in the year 2021 and 21 in the year 2022; b.8/8/2001 N.S.
Actress
TV Shows: Austin and Ally (as Megan Simms), Just Add Magic (as Hannah)

Xen Martin -- is 20 in the year 2021 and 21 in the year 2022; b.8/8/2001
Celebrity Son
Misc: Tishia Campbell-Martin and Duane's son

🎭Bebe Wood -- is 20 in the year 2021 and 21 in the year 2022; b.8/8/2001 N.S.
Actress
TV Shows: The Real O'Neals

🎭Faith Anne Schroder -- is 20 in the year 2021 and 21 in the year 2022; b.8/8/2001 N.S.
Actress
Names/Places: Andrea and Rick's daughter

Parker Foster Aiken -- is 13 in the year 2021 and 14 in the year 2022; b.8/8/2008
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Jaymes Foster and Clay's son

Winter Mercy Morissette Treadway -- is 2 in the year 2021 and 3 in the year 2022; b.8/8/2019 N.S.
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Alanis Morissette and Mario's son

Amnesia Inventor Born -- b.8/8/????
Inventor
Misc: I forgot who

🎨Charles Bulfinch -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1763 N.S. d.4/15/1844 N.S. (80)
Architect
Misc: the first pro architect

Benjamin Silliman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1779 d.11/24/1864 (85)
Scientist, Chemist, Educator, Professor

Nathaniel Brown Palmer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1799 d.6/21/1877 (77)
Explorer
Misc: Sea Captain; Ship Designer; sighted Antarctica on 11-18-1820

📰Charles Anderson Dana -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1819 d.10/17/1897 (78)
Journalist, Editor
Misc: The New York Sun

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🎭Barend Barendse -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1852 d.3/10/1935 (82)
Actor, Director

James McIntyre -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1857 d.7/16/1937 (79)
Religionist

🎵Cecile Louise Chaminade -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1857 d.4/18/1944 (86)
Composer, Pianist, French

William Bateson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1861 d.2/8/1926 (64)
Scientist, Biologist, British
Misc: founded and named the science of genetics and whose experiments provided evidence basic to the modern understanding of heredity.

Matthew A. Henson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1866 d.3/9/1955 (88)
Explorer
Misc: reached North Pole with Peary on 6/4/1909.

🎨Maurice Sterne -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1878 d.7/23/1957 (78)
Painter, Sculptor, Latvian, Russian

🎖Emiliano Zapata -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1879 d.4/10/1919 (39)
Revolutionary, Mexican

💰Dr. Robert Holbrook Smith -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1879 d.11/16/1950 (71)
Philanthropist, Social Reformer
Misc: Alcoholics Anonymous co-founder

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🎵Olga Samaroff -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1882 d.5/17/1948 (65)
Educator, Pianist

Sara Teasdale -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1884 d.1/29/1933 (48)
Author, Poet
Misc: first Pulitzer Prize-1918-"Love Songs"

🎭Esme Perce -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1887 d.6/17/1957 (69)
Actor, English

🎭Ullrich Haupt -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1887 d.8/5/1931 (43)
Actor, Prussian

🎭Malcolm Keen -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1887 d.1/30/1970 (82)
Actor, English
TV Shows: Mama (as Uncle Chris)

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1896 d.12/14/1953 (57)
Author, Novelist, Short Story Writer
Book Titles: The Yearling

🎭Robert Siodmak -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1900 d.3/10/1973 (72)
Movie Director

🎭James Pierce -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1900 d.12/11/1983 (83)
Actor
Movie Titles: Tarzan (the fourth actor to play Tarzan on film)

🎵Victor Young -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1900 d.11/11/1956 (56)
Conductor/Composer, Arranger, Songwriter, Violinist, Bandleader
Misc: of Hollywood

Ernest Orlando Lawrence -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1901 d.8/27/1958 (57)
Inventor, Physicist
Misc: Nuclear Physicist; Cyclotron-Nobel 1939

Paul A. M. Dirac -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1902 d.10/20/1984 (82)
Mathematician, Physicist, English
Misc: quantum mechanics and the spinning electron theory

🎭Dayton Lummis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1903 d.3/23/1988 (84)
Actor

🎵Elmo Tanner -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1904 d.12/20/1990 (86)
Singer

🎭🎵Nino Martini -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1905 d.12/9/1976 (71)
Movie Actor, Opera Singer, Italian

🎵🎷Benny Carter -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1907 d.7/12/2003 (95)
Arranger, Composer, Clarinetist, Alto-sax, Bandleader, Jazz Performer

Jesse Stuart -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1907 d.2/17/1984 (76)
Poet

🎭Ford Rainey -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1908 d.7/25/2005 (96)
Actor
TV Shows: The Bionic Woman (as Jim Elgin)

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Arthur J. Goldberg -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1908 d.1/19/1990 (81)
Supreme Court Justice, Ambassador
Misc: d. 1-20?; Sec of Labor; SC Justice 1960s, UN rep 1960s

🎵Arthur Morton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1908 d.4/15/2000 (91)
Composer
Misc: composer of scores for the film Superman the Movie

🎭Sylvia Sidney -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1910 d.7/1/1999 (88)
TV/Movie Actress
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RN:Sophie Kosow
TV Shows: WKRP in Cincinnati (as Lillian 'Mama' Carlson in the pilot)

🎵Lucky Millinder -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1910 N.S. d.9/28/1966 N.S. (56)
Singer, Bandleader
Names/Places: RFN:Lucius
Misc: many sources say he was born in 1900, but Social Security Death Index and census information suggest 1910 is correct.

🎭🎵Rosetta LeNoire -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1911 d.3/17/2002 (90)
TV Actress, Pianist
TV Shows: Family Matters (as Mother Winslow)

🎭Daniel Mann -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1912 d.11/21/1991 (79)
Movie Director

🏆John Facenda -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1913 d.9/26/1984 (71)
Sportscaster

🎵Alex Stordahl -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1913 d.8/30/1963 (50)
Conductor/Composer, Arranger, Bandleader
Misc: for Frank Sinatra, Eddie Fisher, & Gisele MacKenzie's var shows

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🏆"Jumbo" Elliott -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1915 d.3/22/1981 (65)
Olympic Athlete
Misc: track coach

Ian McLellan Hunter -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1915 d.3/5/1991 (75)
Screen/Scriptwriter

🏆🏁🏊Shigeo Arai -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1916 N.S. d.7/19/1944 N.S. (27)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Japanese

🎭Anne Francine -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1917 N.S. d.12/3/1999 N.S. (82)
Actress
TV Shows: Harper Valley PTA (as Flora)

🎵John W. "Knocky" Parker -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1918 N.S. d.9/3/1986 N.S. (68)
Pianist

🎭Dino de Laurentiis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1919 d.11/10/2010 (91)
Movie Producer/Director, Italian
Movie Titles: King Kong, Death Wish, Ragtime, The Bible, Barbarella, Jaws IV

🏆⚽William "Willie" Woodburn -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1919 N.S. d.12/2/2001 N.S. (82)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, Scottish
Misc: centre back

🎭William Asher -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1921 d.7/16/2012 (90)
TV Producer/Director
Names/Places: Joyce Bulifant's hubby
TV Shows: Bewitched, I Love Lucy, The Paul Lynde Show, Temperatures Rising

🎭🏆🏁🏊Esther Williams -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1921 N.S. d.6/6/2013 N.S. (91)
Hall of Famer, Movie Actress, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete
Names/Places: b. in Los Angeles; Billy Rose's wife; Fernando Lamas's widow
Misc: in the International Swimming Hall of Fame

🎵Webb Pierce -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1921 d.2/24/1991 (69)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Singer/Guitarist, Country-Blues Performer
Names/Places: b. in West Monroe, LA
Misc: Ozark Jubilee; a top 50s country music star; his biggest hit "In The Jailhouse Now" topped the country chart for 21 weeks. Some say b. 1926
Song Titles: In The Jailhouse Now

🎭Rory Calhoun -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1922 N.S. d.4/28/1999 N.S. (76)
Soap Actor, TV/Movie Actor
Names/Places: RN:Francis Timony Durgin
Misc: 1950s action & western film star; some say b. in 1918
TV Shows: The Blue & the Gray, Capitol (as Judson Tyler), The Texan

🎨Rudi Gernreich -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1922 d.4/21/1985 (62)
Fashion Designer
Misc: designed the first women's topless swimsuit, the "thong" & the miniskirt.

🎭Clayton Brace -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1923 d.6/20/1986 (62)
TV Executive
Misc: San Diego TV 10 Gen'l Manager

🎭Phillip Barry Jr. -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1923 d.5/16/1998 (74)
Actor

🎵🎷Jimmy Witherspoon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1923 d.9/18/1997 (74)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Bassist, Blues Singer, Jazz Singer
Misc: worked with Count Basie, Woody Herman, Earl Hines, Mel Lewis, Eric Clapton, and as soloist

🎨🎭Eugene Marril "Gene" Deitch -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1924 N.S. d.4/16/2020 N.S. (95)
Animator, Illustrator, Comic Book Artist, Movie Director, American, Czech
Misc: famous for his work on the Popeye (made-for-TV version series) and "Tom and Jerry" series; worked for Terrytoons

✍⚖Alija Izetbegovic -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1925 d.10/19/2003 (78)
Philosopher, Head of State, Politician, Murderer
Misc: the first president of Bosnia

🎭Richard Anderson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1926 N.S. d.8/31/2017 N.S. (91)
TV/Movie Actor, Producer, Narrator
TV Shows: Perry Mason (as Lt. Steve Drumm), Dan August, The Six Million Dollar Man (as Oscar Goldman), The Bionic Woman (as Oscar Goldman), Cover Up, Pearl, Dynasty (as Senator Buck Fallmont), Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (as Narrator)
Movie Titles: Paths of Glory, Forbidden Planet

🎵🎷Urbie Green -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1926 N.S. d.12/31/2018 N.S. (92)
Jazz Trombonist
Names/Places: RFN:Urban
Misc: played w/Cab Calloway

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🏆🏒Bill Gadsby -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1927 d.3/10/2016 N.S. (88)
Hall of Famer, NHL Defensive, Canadian
Sports Teams: Chicago Black Hawks, New York Rangers, Detroit Red Wings

Jim Weaver -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1927 N.S. d.10/6/2020 N.S. (93)
Congressperson

🎭Tom Reese -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1928 N.S. d.12/12/2017 N.S. (89)
Actor
TV Shows: The Adventures of Ellery Queen (1970s as Sgt. Thomas Velie)

🏆🥊Alfred George James Hayes -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1928 N.S. d.7/21/2005 N.S. (76)
Hall of Famer, Sports Commentator, Wrestler, Wrestling Manager, English
Names/Places: aka Lord Alfred Hayes

🏆⚾Johnny Temple -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1928 d.1/9/1994 (65)
MLB Second Baseman
Misc: 5x all star

✍🎭Jose Luis Borau -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1929 d.11/23/2012 (83)
Writer, Screen/Scriptwriter, Producer, Director, Spanish

Terry Nation -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1930 d.3/9/1997 (66)
Writer, Novelist, Welsh (Wales)
TV Shows: Dr. Who, Blake's 7

🏆🏀Jerry Tarkanian -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1930 d.2/11/2015 (84)
Hall of Famer, NBA Coach, College Basketball Coach
Names/Places: NN:Tank The Shark
Misc: all-time winningest college coach with .837 winning percentage; had record 625-122 over 24 years at Long Beach State and UNLV; led UNLV to 4 Final Fours and one national championship (1990); fought 16-year battle with NCAA over purity of UNLV program; quit as coach after going 26-2 in 1991-92; fired after 20 games (9-11) as coach of NBA San Antonio Spurs in 1992.
Sports Teams: Long Beach State, UNLV, San Antonio Spurs, Fresno State

🎨✍⚖Joan Adams Mondale -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1930 d.2/3/2014 (83)
Art Patron, Author, Second Lady
Names/Places: Walter's Wife

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🎵Mel Tillis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1932 N.S. d.11/19/2017 N.S. (85)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Country Singer, Country Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Tampa, FL; father of daugher-star Pam
Misc: sang solo and duets with Webb Pierce, Glen Campbell and Nancy Sinatra; the most famous stutterer in country music which is also his trademark, but the words flow smoothly when he sings

🎵Joe Tex -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1933 d.8/13/1982 (49)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Soul Singer, Disco Singer
Names/Places: b. in Rogers, TX; RN:Joseph Arrington Jr.

🎭Keith Barron -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1934 d.11/15/2017 N.S. (83)
Actor, English
TV Shows: Duty Free (as David Pearce), Jackanory (as storyteller)
Movie Titles: At the Earth's Core, The Land That Time Forgot

🏆Woody Durham -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1941 N.S. d.3/7/2018 N.S. (76)
Hall of Famer, Sports Announcer

🎵🎷Lenny Breaux -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1941 d.8/12/1984 (43)
Guitarist, Jazz Musician

🎵James Graves -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1941 d.11/??/1967 (26)
Drummer, Rhythm and Blues Musician
Misc: some say b. 1938
Group Names: Junior Walker & the All Stars

🎵🎸John Gustafson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1942 N.S. d.9/12/2014 N.S. (72)
Hall of Famer, Music Producer, Songwriter, Pianist, Alternative Rock Bassist, English
Group Names: Deep Purple, Roxy Music

🎵Sandy Pearlman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1943 N.S. d.7/26/2016 N.S. (72)
Music Producer
Misc: president of 415 Records
Group Names: Blue Oyster Cult (producer), The Clash (producer), Romeo Void (producer)

🎭John C. Holmes -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1944 d.3/13/1988 (43)
XXX-rated actor

🎵Michael Johnson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1944 d.7/25/2017 N.S. (72)
Songwriter, Country Singer/Guitarist, Folk Singer/Guitarist
Misc: an American pop, country, and folk performer
Group Names: Chad Mitchell Trio

✍📰Randy Shilts -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1951 d.2/17/1994 (42)
Author, Journalist, Gay
Book Titles: And The Band Played On

Mohamed Morsi -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1951 N.S. d.6/17/2019 N.S. (67)
Head of State, Egyptian
Misc: former Egyptian President

🎵Karl Graun -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/7/1704 d.8/8/1759 (55)
Composer, Tenor, Opera Singer, German

George Canning -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/11/1770 d.8/8/1827 (57)
Politician, British
Misc: known for his liberal policies as foreign secretary (1807-09, 1822-27) and as prime minister for four months during 1827.

Howell E. Jackson -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/8/1832 d.8/8/1895 (63)
Supreme Court Justice
Misc: Associate Supreme Court Justice 1893-95

Viktor Meyer -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/8/1848 d.8/8/1897 (48)
Chemist, German
Misc: contributed greatly to knowledge of both organic and inorganic chemistry.

📰Christoph Burckarat -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/25/1818 d.8/8/1897 (79)
Historian, Swiss
Names/Places: aka Carl Jacob
Misc: a historian of art and culture and an influential figure in the historiography of each field.

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🎨Eugene Louis Boudin -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/12/1824 d.8/8/1898 (74)
Painter, French

⚛⚖Adolph Sutro -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/29/1830 d.8/8/1898 (68)
Engineer, Mayor, Prussian
Misc: Mining

🎨Max (Artist) Rosenthal -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/23/1833 N.S. d.8/8/1918 N.S. (84)
Artist, Painter, Engraver, Polish

George Gould -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/8/1848 d.8/8/1922 (73)
Scientist
Misc: Ophthalmologist; first bifocal maker

🏆⚾Wilbert Robinson -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/29/1863 d.8/8/1934 (71)
Hall of Famer, MLB Manager, MLB Catcher
Names/Places: NN:Uncle Robbie
Sports Teams: Philadelphia Athletics (1886-1890), Baltimore Orioles (AA/NL, 1890-1899), St. Louis Cardinals (1900), Baltimore Orioles (AL, 1901-1902), Baltimore Orioles (manager, AL, 1902), Brooklyn Robins (manager, 1914-1931)

🎵John Barnes Wells -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/1880 d.8/8/1935 (54)
Tenor

🎵🎷Johnny Dodds -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/12/1892 d.8/8/1940 (48)
Clarinetist, Alto-sax, Jazz Musician

🎖Anton Denikin -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/16/1872 d.8/8/1947 (74)
Revolutionary
Misc: General who led the anti-Bolshevik ("White") forces on the southern front during the Russian Civil War (1918-20).

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🎵Nicolai Myaskovsky -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/8/1881 Ju-1 or 4/20/1881 N.S. d.8/8/1950 N.S. (69)
Composer, Russian

🎨Adolph A. Weinman -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/11/1870 d.8/8/1952 (81)
Sculptor, German

🎵Phil Ohman -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/7/1896 d.8/8/1954 (57)
Composer, Pianist

🎭Grace Hartman -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/7/1907 d.8/8/1955 (48)
Stage Actress, Dancer
Names/Places: Paul's wife

🎭Barbara Bennett -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/13/1906 d.8/8/1958 (51)
Movie Actress
Names/Places: Richard's daughter

📰Danton Walker -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/26/1899 d.8/8/1960 (61)
Columnist
Misc: of Broadway

Shirley Jackson -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/14/1919 d.8/8/1965 (45)
Writer, Horror Writer

🏆🥊Robert Friedrich -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/30/1891 d.8/8/1966 (75)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler
Names/Places: aka Ed "Strangler" Lewis

🏆🏒Harry Hyland -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/2/1889 d.8/8/1969 (80)
Hall of Famer, Hockey Right Wing, Canadian
Misc: played 1908-1918
Sports Teams: Ottawa Senators, Montreal Wanderers

🎭🎵Russ Morgan -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/29/1904 d.8/8/1969 (65)
Variety Show Host, Arranger, Composer/Songwriter, Singer, Pianist, Trombonist, Bandleader
Names/Places: b. in Scranton, PA
Group Names: Music in the Morgan Manner

🏆🏁🏇Citation -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/11/1945 d.8/8/1970 (25)
Racehorse

🎵🎷"Cannon Ball" Adderley -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/15/1928 d.8/8/1975 (46)
Composer, Alto-sax, Soprano-sax, Bandleader, Jazz Performer
Names/Places: b. in Tampa, Florida; RFN:Julian Edwin

🎵Bernie Green -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/14/1908 d.8/8/1975 (66)
Bandleader
Misc: on early TV varieties such as Arthur Godfrey and Garry Moore

Nicholas Monsarrat -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/22/1910 d.8/8/1979 (69)
Novelist, English
Book Titles: Cruel Sea

Carl Braestrup -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/13/1897 d.8/8/1982 (85)
Inventor

Rolla Harger -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/14/1890 d.8/8/1983 (93)
Scientist, Inventor
Misc: the Drunkometer

🎭Richard Deacon -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/14/1921 N.S. d.8/8/1984 N.S. (63)
TV/Movie Actor
TV Shows: Leave it to Beaver (as Mr. Fred Rutherford), Date With the Angels, Dick Van Dyke Show (as Melvin Cooley), Mothers-in-Law (as Roger Buell), B.J. & the Bear, Pruitts of Southhampton

🎭Louise Brooks -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/14/1906 d.8/8/1985 (78)
Movie Actress
Names/Places: FN:Mary
Misc: silent screen star
Movie Titles: FN:Mary

🎭Alan Napier -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/7/1903 d.8/8/1988 (85)
TV/Movie Actor, English
Misc: 40-50s film butler
TV Shows: Batman (as butler Alfred Pennyworth)

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🏆🥊Kid Chocolate -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/6/1910 d.8/8/1988 (78)
Hall of Famer, Boxer, Cuban

🏆Julissa Gómez -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/4/1972 N.S. d.8/8/1991 N.S. (18)
Gymnast

✍⚛⛪James B. Irwin -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/17/1930 d.8/8/1991 (61)
Writer, Astronaut, Evangelist
Misc: Apollo 15

💰Sam Goody -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/25/1904 d.8/8/1991 (87)
Founder
Names/Places: RN:Samuel Gutowitz
Misc: record store chain founder

💰🏆🥊Arthur Lang -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/4/1877 d.8/8/1992 (115)
Businessperson, Boxer

🏆🏒John Kordic -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/22/1965 d.8/8/1992 (27)
NHL Player, Canadian

🎭Harry Bellaver -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/12/1905 d.8/8/1993 (88)
Actor
TV Shows: Naked City (as Ptlm./Sgt. Frank Arcaro)

Lenoid M. Leonov -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/31/1899 N.S. or 5/19/1899 Ju-1 d.8/8/1994 N.S. (95)
Novelist, Playwright, Russian

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🎭David Begelman -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/26/1921 d.8/8/1995 (73)
Film Executive

Sir Frank Whittle -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/1/1907 d.8/8/1996 (89)
Aeronautical, Engineer, Inventor, English
Misc: invented a jet engine

Sir Nevill Mott -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/30/1905 d.8/8/1996 (90)
Physicist, English

🎨Paul Rudolph -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/23/1918 d.8/8/1997 (78)
Architect
Misc: one of the most prominent to emerge after WWII

🎭Antonio Campos -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/29/1922 d.8/8/1999 (77)
Filmmaker, Portuguese

🏆⚽Jimmy Roe -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/27/1908 d.8/8/1999 (90)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player

🏆⚾Harry "The Hat" Walker -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/22/1916 N.S. d.8/8/1999 N.S. (82)
MLB Player

Maureen Reagan -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/4/1941 d.8/8/2001 (60)
Political Activist
Names/Places: Jane Wyman & Ronald's daughter

🎭Fay Wray -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/15/1907 d.8/8/2004 (96)
Movie Actress, Canadian
Names/Places: b. in Alberta
Misc: some say Sep 10 or 1904, but she said Sep 15
Movie Titles: King Kong

🎭Paul "Mousie" Garner -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/31/1909 N.S. d.8/8/2004 N.S. (95)
Actor, Comedian
TV Shows: Surfside Six (as Mousie)

🎭Barbara Bel Geddes -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/31/1922 d.8/8/2005 (82)
TV/Movie/Stage Actress
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RLN:Geddes Lewis
TV Shows: Dallas (as Eleanor "Miss Ellie" Southworth Ewing Farlow)

🏆🏈Harry Boatswain -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/26/1969 d.8/8/2005 (36)
NFL Player

📰John H. Johnson -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/19/1918 d.8/8/2005 (87)
Publisher, Editor
Misc: Ebony, Jet, Negro Digest

🏆⚾Gene Mauch -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/18/1925 d.8/8/2005 (79)
MLB Manager
Misc: suffered through a record 23 straight losses as manager of the 1961 Phillies.
Sports Teams: Philadelphia Phillies (manager)

🎵Duke Jordan -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/1/1922 d.8/8/2006 (84)
Composer, Pianist

🏆🏌Orville Moody -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/9/1933 d.8/8/2008 (74)
Golfer

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🎭Patricia Neal -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/20/1926 d.8/8/2010 (84)
TV/Movie/Stage Actress
Names/Places: b. in Packard, Ky.
Movie Titles: Cookie's Fortune

🎵Jack Parnell -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/6/1923 d.8/8/2010 (87)
Bandleader, English
Misc: on 10 TV series 1967-71

🎭Karen Black -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/1/1939 d.8/8/2013 (74)
Movie Actress, Dancer
Names/Places: b. in Park Ridge, Ill.; RLN:Blanchie Ziegler
Misc: some say b. 1942

📰🎵Jack Clement -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/5/1931 d.8/8/2013 (82)
Hall of Famer, Publisher, Music Producer, Songwriter, Country Singer
Names/Places: NN:Cowboy
Misc: in the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

Barbara Mertz -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/29/1927 d.8/8/2013 (85)
Mystery Writer

🎵Regina Resnik -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/30/1922 d.8/8/2013 (90)
Opera Mezzo-Soprano
Names/Places: b. in New York City

🎭J. J. Murphy -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/7/1928 d.8/8/2014 (86)
Actor, Irish
TV Shows: Game of Thrones

🎭Menahem Golan -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/31/1929 d.8/8/2014 (85)
Producer/Director, Israeli
Misc: produced movies for such stars as Sean Connery, Sylvester Stallone, Chuck Norris, Jean-Claude Van Damme, and Charles Bronson, and was known for a period as a producer of comic book-style movies like Masters of the Universe, Superman IV: The Quest for Peace, Captain America, and his aborted attempt to bring Spider-Man to the silver screen.
Movie Titles: Masters of the Universe, Superman IV: The Quest for Peace, Captain America

🎵Peter Sculthorpe -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/29/1929 d.8/8/2014 N.S. (85)
Composer, Australian

🎭Susan Sheridan -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/17/1947 N.S. d.8/8/2015 N.S. (68)
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, English
Misc: Her voice acting roles included Noddy in Noddy's Toyland Adventures, Princess Sylvia in Muzzy in Gondoland and Trillian in the BBC radio series The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Movie Titles: The Black Cauldron (as Princess Eilonwy)

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🏆🏒Gus (James) Mortson -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/24/1925 d.8/8/2015 N.S. (90)
NHL Defensive, Canadian

🎭🎵Glen Campbell -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/22/1936 N.S. d.8/8/2017 N.S. (81)
Hall of Famer, Movie Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Composer, Songwriter, Country Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Delight, Ar.
Misc: some say b. 1935, 1938, March 22, or April 10
Group Names: The Champs, The Beach Boys, soloist
Song Titles: Wichita Lineman, Galveston, True Grit, Any Which Way You Can, Gentile on My Mind, By the Time I Get to Phoenix, Southern Nights, Rhinestone Cowboy
TV Shows: The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour
Movie Titles: True Grit

🏆🏈Dick MacPherson -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/4/1930 N.S. d.8/8/2017 N.S. (86)
Hall of Famer, NFL Coach, College Football Coach, College Football Player
Misc: in the College Football Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: Springfield College-Massachusetts (player 1950s), University of Illinois (1958), University of Massachusetts (1959-1960, 1971-1977), University of Cincinnatti (1961-1965), University of Maryland (1966), Denver Broncos (1967-1970), Cleveland Browns (1978-1980), University of Syracuse (1981-1990), New England Patriots (1991-1992)

🎭🎵Barbara Cook -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/25/1927 d.8/8/2017 N.S. (89)
Stage Actress, Singer

🏆🏌Jarrod Lyle -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/21/1981 N.S. d.8/8/2018 N.S. (36)
Golfer, Australian

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