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Hall of Fame Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Age for August 10

Last Updated 08-10-2021

🎵Jerry Kennedy -- is 81 in the year 2021 and 82 in the year 2022; b.8/10/1940 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Music Producer, Songwriter, Guitarist

🏆🏁🏊Anita Lonsbrough -- is 80 in the year 2021 and 81 in the year 2022; b.8/10/1941 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, British
Names/Places: aka Anita Porter

🎵Ronnie Spector -- is 78 in the year 2021 and 79 in the year 2022; b.8/10/1943
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: b. in New York City
Misc: some say b. 1947
Group Names: The Ronettes (lead as Veronica Bennett)

🏆🥊Carlos Palomino -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.8/10/1949
Hall of Famer, Boxer, Mexican

🎭🏆🏈Billy Ray Smith -- is 60 in the year 2021 and 61 in the year 2022; b.8/10/1961
Hall of Famer, Radio Talk Show Host, NFL Linebacker, College Football Player
Names/Places: b. in Fayetteville, Arkansas
Misc: in the College Football Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: University of Arkansas, San Diego Chargers (1983-1992)

🎵Aaron Hall -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.8/10/1964 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Rhythm and Blues Singer, New Jack Swing Singer
Group Names: Guy, soloist

🏆🥊Riddick Bowe -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.8/10/1967
Hall of Famer, Boxer
Misc: won world heavyweight title with unanimous decision over champion Evander Holyfield on Nov. 13, 1992; lost title to Holyfield on majority decision Nov. 6, 1993; some say b. 1966

🎭🏆🏈Gino Torretta -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.8/10/1970
Hall of Famer, Movie Actor, NFL Quarterback, College Football Player
Misc: Heisman Trophy (1992), child actor with Clint Eastwood
Sports Teams: University of Miami, Minnesota Vikings, Detroit Lions, San Francisco 49ers, Seatle Seahawks, Indianapolis Colts

🏆⚽Roy Keane -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.8/10/1971
Hall of Famer, Soccer Midfielder, Soccer Manager, Irish

⛪⚖Herbert Clark Hoover -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/10/1874 d.10/20/1964 (90)
Hall of Famer, Quaker, President
Names/Places: b. in West Branch, Iowa
Misc: 31st U.S. President 1929-33; the first prez to have a telephone on his desk in 1929; d. in New York; in the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame for radio

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🏆⚾Willie Wells -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/10/1906 d.1/22/1989 (82)
Hall of Famer, Baseball Shortstop
Names/Places: NN:The Devil
Misc: Negro League
Sports Teams: St. Louis Stars (1924-31), Detroit Wolves (1932), Homestead Grays (1932, 1937), Kansas City Monarchs (1932), Chicago American Giants (1929, 1933-35), Newark Eagles (1936-39, 1942, 1945), Birmingham Black Barons (1941), New York Black Yankees (1945-46), Baltimore Elite Giants (1946), Indianapolis Clowns (1947), Memphis Red Sox (1948), Veracruz (1940-41, 1944), Tampico (1943), Mexico City (1944), Newark Eagles (manager, 1942, 1945), Indianapolis Clowns (manager, 1947)

🏆⚽Billy Gonsalves -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/10/1908 d.7/17/1977 (68)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player

Leo Fender -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/10/1909 d.3/21/1991 (81)
Hall of Famer, Inventor
Names/Places: FN:Clarence
Misc: Guitar maker; the Stratocaster, a rock 'n roller's choice

🏆🎳Steven Nagy -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/10/1913 d.11/11/1966 (53)
Hall of Famer, Bowler

🏆🏀William "Red" Holzman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/10/1920 d.11/13/1998 (78)
Hall of Famer, NBA Coach, NBA Player
Misc: played for NBL and NBA champions at Rochester (1946,51); coached NY Knicks to 2 NBA titles (1970,73); Coach of Year (1970)
Sports Teams: Rochester Royals (1945-1953), Milwaukee Hawks (1953-1954), Milwaukee/St. Louis Hawks (coach, 1954-1957), New York Knicks (assistant coach, 1957-1967), Ponce Lions (Puerto Rico coach, 1963-1967), New York Knicks (coach, 1967-1977, 1978-1982)

💰🎭🎵Jimmy Dean -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/10/1928 d.6/13/2010 (81)
Hall of Famer, Businessperson, Actor, Composer, Pianist, Country Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Plainview, TX; RN:Seth Ward
Misc: Sausage King
Song Titles: Big Bad John
TV Shows: Daniel Boone (as Josh Clements), Jimmy Dean Show (as host)

🎵Bobby Hatfield -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/10/1940 d.11/5/2003 (63)
Hall of Famer, Tenor
Group Names: The Righteous Brothers

🏆🥊Joe Gans -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/25/1874 d.8/10/1910 (35)
Hall of Famer, Boxer
Misc: the first black lightweight boxing champion of the world

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🏆Ted Husing -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/27/1901 d.8/10/1962 (60)
Hall of Famer, Sportscaster
Misc: was among the first to lay the groundwork for the structure and pace of modern sports reporting on television and radio.
TV Shows: Monday and Wednesday Night Fights (in the 1950s)

🏆🏁🏊Alick F. Wickhan -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/1/1886 N.S. d.8/10/1967 N.S. (81)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer
Names/Places: b. in Solomon Islands

🏆🏀Joseph "Joe" Lapchick -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/12/1900 N.S. d.8/10/1970 N.S. (70)
Hall of Famer, NBA Coach, NBA Player
Misc: Interstate League championship (Holyoke Reds, 1922); ABL championships (Original Celtics, 1927-28); American Basketball League titles (Cleveland Rosenblums, 1929-30); NIT championships as coach (St. John's, 1943-44, 1959, 1965)
Sports Teams: Original Celtics, St. John's University (head coach, 1937-1947), New York Knicks (coach, 1947-1957)

🏆🏁🏊Peter Joseph Fick -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/12/1913 N.S. d.8/10/1980 N.S. (66)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American

🏆🎾Chuck McKinley -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/5/1941 d.8/10/1986 (45)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player

🎵Edward Roberts -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/???? d.8/10/1993 (57)
Hall of Famer, Singer
Group Names: Ruby & the Romantics

🏆⚾Lou Bourdeau -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/17/1917 d.8/10/2001 (84)
Hall of Famer, MLB Shortstop
Misc: AL MVP 1948
Sports Teams: Cleveland Indians (1938-1950), Boston Red Sox (1951-1952), Cleveland Indians (manager, 1942-1950), Boston Red Sox (manager, 1952-1954), Kansas City Athletics (manager, 1955-1957), Chicago Cubs (1960)

🎭🎵Isaac Hayes -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/6/1943 N.S. d.8/10/2008 N.S. (65)
Hall of Famer, TV/Movie Actor, Music Producer, Songwriter, Keyboardist, Organist, Pianist, Saxophonist, Soul Singer
Names/Places: b. in Covington, TN
Misc: he once celebrated his birthday on Aug 20 instead of Aug 6 according to Gold Today.
TV Shows: South Park (as Chef)
Movie Titles: Shaft

🎭David L. Wolper -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/11/1928 d.8/10/2010 (82)
Hall of Famer, TV/Movie Producer

🏆🏁Buddy Baker -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/25/1941 N.S. d.8/10/2015 N.S. (74)
Hall of Famer, Sports Commentator, Auto Racer
Names/Places: RFN:Elzie
Misc: NASCAR; fastest win ever in the Daytona 500: 177.602mph [1980]

🏆🏒Tony Esposito -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/23/1943 N.S. d.8/10/2021 N.S. (78)
Hall of Famer, NHL Goaltender, Canadian
Misc: played 1967-1984
Sports Teams: Michigan Tech Huskies (WCHA), Vancouver Canucks (WHL), Houston Apollos (CHL), Montreal Canadiens, Chicago Black Hawks

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