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Hall of Fame Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Age for August 11

Last Updated 07-03-2021

🎵Kenny Gamble -- is 78 in the year 2021 and 79 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1943 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Music Producer, Songwriter
Misc: wrote many hit songs with Leon Huff
Song Titles: Expressway To Your Heart, If You Don't Lnow Me By Now, Me and Mrs. Jones (composer), Love Train, TSOP, When Will I See You Again, I Love Music, You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine, Use Ta Be My Girl

🏆🏁🏊Jan Margo Henne -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1947 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American

🎭🏆🥊Hollywood Hogan -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1953 N.S.
Hall of Famer, TV Actor, Wrestler
Names/Places: RN:Terry Gene Bollea; formerly Hulk Hogan
Misc: WWF Wrestling Champ 1984-89
TV Shows: Thunder in Paradise (as R.J. "Hurricane" Spencer)

✍🏆🏌Herbert Warren Wind -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1916 d.5/30/2005 (88)
Hall of Famer, Writer, Golfer, Golf Writer

🏆🏒Chuck Rayner -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1920 d.10/9/2002 (82)
Hall of Famer, NHL Goaltender, Canadian
Misc: played 1941-1953
Sports Teams: New York Americans, New York Rangers

🏆🥊Mary Ann Kostecki -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1934 N.S. d.5/12/2008 N.S. (73)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler
Names/Places: aka Penny Banner

🎵Denis Payton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1943 d.12/17/2006 (63)
Hall of Famer, Tenor-sax, British
Group Names: Dave Clark Five

🏆🥊Frederick Seawright -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1960 N.S. d.7/29/2018 N.S. (57)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler
Names/Places: ring name: Brickhouse Brown

💰Andrew Carnegie -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/25/1835 d.8/11/1919 (83)
Hall of Famer, Financier, Industrialist, Philanthropist, Zillionaire, Scottish
Names/Places: b. in Dunfermline
Misc: Educational Institution, Peace Endeavor, & Library benefactor; U.S. Steel baron; built 1700+ public libraries, founded Carnegie Hall and Carnegie Steel Co.

🏆🏁🏍Tazio Giorgio Nuvolari -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/16/1892 d.8/11/1953 (60)
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer, Motorcyclist, Italian
Names/Places: NN:Il Mantovano Volante (The Flying Mantuan) of Nivola
Misc: Grand Prix motor racing, Mille Miglia

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🏆🏀Robert F. "Ace" Gruenig -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/12/1913 d.8/11/1958 (45)
Hall of Famer, Basketball Player
Misc: AAU All-America First-Team (1937-40, 1942-46, 1948); AAU championship (Denver Safeway, 1937; Denver Nuggets, 1939; Denver American Legion, 1942)

⛪🏆🏁🏊Otto Wahle -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/5/1879 N.S. d.8/11/1963 N.S. (83)
Hall of Famer, Jewish, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Austrian

🎵Percy Mayfield -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/12/1920 d.8/11/1984 (63)
Hall of Famer, Composer/Songwriter, Pianist, Blues Singer, Soul Singer
Song Titles: Hit The Road, Jack (songwriter)

💰🏆Ole Bardahi -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/28/1902 d.8/11/1989 (87)
Hall of Famer, Businessperson, Sports Figure
Misc: in the Motorsports Hall of Fame

🎵🎸Mel Taylor -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/24/1933 d.8/11/1996 (62)
Hall of Famer, Rock & Roll Drummer
Group Names: The Ventures

🏆🏒Herb Brooks -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/5/1937 d.8/11/2003 (66)
Hall of Famer, Hockey Coach, Hockey Player, Olympic Athlete
Names/Places: RN:Herbert Paul Brooks Jr.
Misc: former U.S. Olympic player (1964,68) who coached 1980 team to gold medal; coached Minnesota to 3 NCAA titles (1974,76,78); also coached NY Rangers, Minnesota and New Jersey in NHL.

🏆🥊Rolland "Red" Bastien -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/27/1931 N.S. d.8/11/2012 N.S. (81)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler

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