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Last Updated 11-15-2019

🏆⚾Iván DeJesús Álvarez Jr. -- is 32 in the year 2019 and 33 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1987 N.S.
MLB Player, Puerto Rican

🏆🏁🏊Greta Andersen -- is 92 in the year 2019 and 93 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1927 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Danish (Denmark)

🎭Wes Anderson -- is 50 in the year 2019 and 51 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1969
Producer/Director
Movie Titles: Rushmore, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Moonrise Kingdom, The Royal Tenenbaums, Fantastic Mr. Fox

🎵Jessica Andrea -- is 27 in the year 2019 and 28 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1992 N.S.
Pop Singer

🏆🏁🏊Mayumi Aoki -- is 66 in the year 2019 and 67 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1953 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Japanese

🎵Tina Atkins-Campbell -- is 45 in the year 2019 and 46 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1974 N.S.
Gospel Singer, Rhythm and Blues Singer

🏆🏒David Backes -- is 35 in the year 2019 and 36 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1984 N.S.
NHL Right Wing

🎭Douglas Barr -- is 70 in the year 2019 and 71 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1949
Actor, Director
TV Shows: The Fall Guy (as Howie Munson), The Wizard, Designing Women (as Bill Stillfield)
Movie Titles: Spaced Invaders, Deadly Blessing

🏆🏌Frank Beard -- is 80 in the year 2019 and 81 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1939
Golfer

🎭🏆Julie Benz -- is 47 in the year 2019 and 48 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1972 N.S.
Actress, Ice Dancer
TV Shows: Defiance (as Amanda Rosewater), Dexter (as Rita Morgan), No Ordinary Family
Movie Titles: Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day, Rambo, Saw V

🏆🏁🏊Alain Bernard -- is 36 in the year 2019 and 37 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1983 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, French

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🎭Kerry Bishé -- is 35 in the year 2019 and 36 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1984
Actress, New Zealand
TV Shows: Scrubs (as Lucy Bennett), Halt and Catch Fire (as Donna Clark)
Movie Titles: Argo, Grand Piano, Sex and the City, Red State

Jaden Rayne Boreanaz -- is 17 in the year 2019 and 18 in the year 2020; b.5/1/2002
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Jamie Bergman and David's son

🎭Nicholas Braun -- is 31 in the year 2019 and 32 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1988 N.S.
Actor
TV Shows: Sky High (as Zach "Zach Attack!" Brain), 10 Things I Hate About You
Movie Titles: The Perks of Being a Wallflower, The Poltergeist (2015)

💻Madeline Brewer -- is 27 in the year 2019 and 28 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1992 N.S.
Internet Video Actress
TV Shows: Hemlock Grove (as Miranda Cates), Orange is the New Black (as Tricia Miller)

🏆🏈Alundis Brice -- is 49 in the year 2019 and 50 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1970
NFL Player

Dakota Paul Brinkman -- is 30 in the year 2019 and 31 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1989
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Melissa Gilbert & Bo's son

Gianna Maria-Onore Bryant -- is 13 in the year 2019 and 14 in the year 2020; b.5/1/2006
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Vanessa and Kobe's daughter

🏆⚾Rich Butler -- is 46 in the year 2019 and 47 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1973
MLB Player, Canadian

🏆Tawni Cable -- is 52 in the year 2019 and 53 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1967
Playmate
Misc: June 1989

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🎵Tina Campbell -- is 45 in the year 2019 and 46 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1974
Rhythm and Blues Singer

🎭Jacqueline Carol -- is 72 in the year 2019 and 73 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1947
XXX-rated actress

🏆🏁🏇Steve Cauthen -- is 59 in the year 2019 and 60 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1960
Jockey
Names/Places: b. in Covington, KY
Misc: 1978 Kentucky Derby winner aboard Affirmed

🎭Bailey Chase -- is 47 in the year 2019 and 48 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1972
Actor
TV Shows: Saving Grace
Movie Titles: Longmire, The Boy Next Door, Rats

🏆🏈Gary Clark -- is 57 in the year 2019 and 58 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1962
NFL Wide Receiver

✍🎭Scott Coffey -- is 55 in the year 2019 and 56 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1964
Screenwriter, Actor, Producer/Director
Movie Titles: Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Mulholland Drive, Lost Highway, Adult World

🎵Judy Collins -- is 80 in the year 2019 and 81 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1939
Songwriter, Guitarist, Pianist, Folk Singer
Names/Places: b. in Seattle, WA

🎵🎸Johnny Colt -- is 51 in the year 2019 and 52 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1968
Rock & Roll Bassist
Misc: some say b. 1966
Group Names: Black Crowes

🏆🏒Pat Conacher -- is 60 in the year 2019 and 61 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1959
NHL Player, Canadian

⛪🎵Rita Coolidge -- is 74 in the year 2019 and 75 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1945
Baptist, Songwriter, Pianist, Bandleader, Country Singer
Names/Places: b. in Nashville, TN; Kris Kristofferson's wife
Song Titles: (Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher and Higher, We're All Alone, All Time High (for Octopussy)
Album Titles: Anytime...Anywhere

📰Dan Cordtz -- is 92 in the year 2019 and 93 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1927
Newscaster, Journalist

🏆🏀Austin Croshere -- is 44 in the year 2019 and 45 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1975
Sports Analyst, NBA Player

🎭🎮James Badge Dale -- is 41 in the year 2019 and 42 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1978 N.S.
Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
TV Shows: 24, Rubicon
Movie Titles: The Departed, World War Z, Iron Man 3, Shame
Video Games: 24: The Game

🎵Helen Darling -- is 54 in the year 2019 and 55 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1965
Country Performer

🎵🎸Danny De La Rosa -- is 55 in the year 2019 and 56 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1964
Heavy Metal Singer, Heavy Metal Guitarst
Group Names: Black Sabbath, Babylon A.D.

🎭Matt Di Angelo -- is 32 in the year 2019 and 33 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1987 N.S.
Actor, English

🎭Debi Diamond -- is 54 in the year 2019 and 55 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1965
XXX-rated actress

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🎭John Diehl -- is 69 in the year 2019 and 70 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1950
Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Miami Vice (as Det. Larry Zito 1984-86)
Movie Titles: Stargate, Jurassic Park III, A Time to Kill

🎭Jamie Dornan -- is 37 in the year 2019 and 38 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1982
Actor, Northern Ireland
TV Shows: The Fall, Once Upon a Time
Movie Titles: Marie Antoinette, Shadows in the Sun, Fifty Shades of Grey

🎵Rick Driscoll -- is 62 in the year 2019 and 63 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1957
Guitarist, British

🏆Tiffany Fallon -- is 45 in the year 2019 and 46 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1974
Model, Playmate
Misc: December 2004; Playboy Playmate of the Year 2005

🎵🎸Steve Farris -- is 62 in the year 2019 and 63 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1957
Rock & Roll Guitarist
Group Names: Mr. Mister

🎭Farah Fath -- is 35 in the year 2019 and 36 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1984
Soap Actress
TV Shows: Days of Our Lives, One Life to Live

🎵🎸Nick Feldman -- is 64 in the year 2019 and 65 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1955
New Wave Bassist, English
Group Names: Wang Chung

🎭Dann Florek -- is 69 in the year 2019 and 70 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1950
Actor, Producer/Director
TV Shows: Law & Order (as Capt. John Cragen), L.A. Law (as Dave Meyer), Law and Order Special Victims Unit (as Capt. Donald "Donnie" Cragen)
Movie Titles: The Flintstones (1994), Angel Heart

🎵Nick Fortune -- is 73 in the year 2019 and 74 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1946
Drummer
Group Names: The Buckinghams

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Sasha Gabriella Fox -- is 19 in the year 2019 and 20 in the year 2020; b.5/1/2000
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Vanessa L. Williams and Rick's daughter

🏆🏈Corey Fuller -- is 48 in the year 2019 and 49 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1971
NFL Coach, NFL Player

🎭Bertie Gilbert -- is 22 in the year 2019 and 23 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1997 N.S.
Actress, English
Movie Titles: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows -Part 2

🏆🏁🏊Jed Richard Graef -- is 77 in the year 2019 and 78 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1942 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American

🎭Lizzy Greene -- is 16 in the year 2019 and 17 in the year 2020; b.5/1/2003 N.S.
Actress
TV Shows: "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky and Dawn" (as Dawn Harper), A Million Little Things

🎵Earl Griffith -- is 93 in the year 2019 and 94 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1926
Vibes

🎵Wayne Hancock -- is 54 in the year 2019 and 55 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1965
Country Singer

🎵🎸Felix Hanemann -- is 66 in the year 2019 and 67 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1953
Hard Rock Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: Zebra

🏆🏒Ben Hankinson -- is 50 in the year 2019 and 51 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1969
NHL Right Wing, American

🎭Joy Harmon -- is 79 in the year 2019 and 80 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1940
Movie Actress
Movie Titles: Cool Hand Luke

🏆🏌Jerry Heard -- is 72 in the year 2019 and 73 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1947
Golfer

🏆⚾Phil Hiatt -- is 50 in the year 2019 and 51 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1969
MLB Player

Cristina Iglesias -- is 18 in the year 2019 and 19 in the year 2020; b.5/1/2001
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Miranda Rijnsburger and Julio's twin daughter

Victoria Iglesias -- is 18 in the year 2019 and 19 in the year 2020; b.5/1/2001
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Miranda Rijnsburger and Julio's twin daughter

🏆⚾Roy Lee Jackson -- is 65 in the year 2019 and 66 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1954
MLB Pitcher

🏆🏀Eddie Johnson -- is 60 in the year 2019 and 61 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1959
NBA Forward, NBA Guard

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🏆🏀Amir Johnson -- is 32 in the year 2019 and 33 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1987 N.S.
NBA Player

Maxwell Drew Johnson -- is 7 in the year 2019 and 8 in the year 2020; b.5/1/2012
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Jessica Simpson and Eric's daughter

🏆Lynnda Kimball -- is 67 in the year 2019 and 68 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1952
Model, Playmate
Misc: January 1975

🏆⚽Archie Knox -- is 72 in the year 2019 and 73 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1947 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, Soccer Manager, Scotish

🎭Ajith Kumar -- is 48 in the year 2019 and 49 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1971 N.S.
Actor, India
Movie Titles: Amarkalam, Dheena, Billa, Veeram

🏆⚽Bob Lenarduzzi -- is 64 in the year 2019 and 65 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1955
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, Canadian

🏆⚾José Lind -- is 55 in the year 2019 and 56 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1964
MLB Second Baseman, Puerto Rican
Misc: Gold Glove
Sports Teams: Pittsburgh Pirates, Kansas City Royals

🎭Joanna Lumley -- is 73 in the year 2019 and 74 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1946
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Producer, India
TV Shows: The New Avengers, Absolutely Fabulous (as Patsy Stone)
Movie Titles: The Wolf of Wall Street, Corpse Bride, James and the Giant Peach

🎭Stephen Macht -- is 77 in the year 2019 and 78 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1942
Actor, Director
TV Shows: Knots Landing (as Joe Cooper), Cagney & Lacey (as David Keeler)
Movie Titles: Graveyard Shift, The Monster Squad, Galaxina

🏆🏒Bryan Marchment -- is 50 in the year 2019 and 51 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1969
NHL Player, Canadian

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🎵Mo Marshall -- is 77 in the year 2019 and 78 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1942 N.S.
Musician, Canadian

🏆🏈Curtis Martin -- is 46 in the year 2019 and 47 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1973
Hall of Famer, NFL Runningback
Misc: 5x Pro Bowl, 4x New York Jets MVP; Jets #28 retired
Sports Teams: New England Patriots (1995-1997), New York Jets (1998-2006)

Bobbie Ann Mason -- is 79 in the year 2019 and 80 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1940
Writer, Novelist, Essayist, Short Story Writer, Critic

🎭🎵Darius McCrary -- is 43 in the year 2019 and 44 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1976
Actor, Producer, Singer
TV Shows: Family Matters (as Edward "Eddie" Winslow)
Movie Titles: Big Shots, Mississippi Burning, Transformers, 15 Minutes

🏆⚽Daniel Fergus "Danny" McGrain -- is 69 in the year 2019 and 70 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1950 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, Scotish

🎭🎵Tim McGraw -- is 52 in the year 2019 and 53 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1967
Actor, Songwriter, Country Singer
Names/Places: Tug's son, Faith Hill's hubby
Song Titles: Don't Take the Girl, Indian Outlaw, It's Your Love, Just to See You Smile, Live Like You Were Dying, "I Like It, I Love It", When The Stars Go Blue, My Little Girl, Something Like That, Last Dollar (Fly Away), I Need You, If You're Reading This, Southern Voice, Felt Good on My Lips, Better Than I Used To Be, Truck Yeah, One of Those Nights, Highway Don't CAre
Album Titles: Not a Moment Too Soon, All I Want, Everywhere, A Place in the Sun, Set This Circus Down, Tim McGraw and the Dancehall Doctors, Live Like You Were Dying, Let It Go, Southern Voice, Emotional Traffic, Two Lanes of Freedom, Sundown Heaven Town, Damn Country Music
Movie Titles: Friday Night Lights

Daisy Montana -- is 26 in the year 2019 and 27 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1993
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Ashley Richardson & Paul's girl

🏆🏌Mindy Moore -- is 66 in the year 2019 and 67 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1953
Golfer

🎭Maia Morgenstern -- is 57 in the year 2019 and 58 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1962
Actress, Romanian
Movie Titles: Ulysses' Gaze, The Oak, The Passion of the Christ

🎵Cory Morrow -- is 47 in the year 2019 and 48 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1972
Songwriter, Country Singer

🎭James Murray -- is 43 in the year 2019 and 44 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1976 N.S.
Comedian
Misc: of the comedy group The Tenderloins
TV Shows: Impractical Jokers

🏆🏀Julius Nwosu -- is 48 in the year 2019 and 49 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1971
NBA Player, Nigerian

🏆🏒William Nylander -- is 23 in the year 2019 and 24 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1996 N.S.
NHL Center, Canadian, Swedish

🏆⚾Charlie O'Brien -- is 59 in the year 2019 and 60 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1960
MLB Catcher

Me'arah Sanaa O'Neal -- is 13 in the year 2019 and 14 in the year 2020; b.5/1/2006
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Shaunie Nelson and Shaquille's daughter

🏆🏀Billy Owens -- is 50 in the year 2019 and 51 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1969
NBA Forward, NBA Guard

🎵Ray Parker Jr. -- is 65 in the year 2019 and 66 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1954 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Music Producer, Songwriter, Clarinetist, Guitarist, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: MN: Erskine; b. in Detroit
Group Names: Raydio (lead), soloist
Song Titles: Jack and Jill, You Can't Change That, A Woman Needs Love (Just Like You Do) (previous titles as lead of Raydio), The Other Woman, Ghostbusters
Album Titles: Raydio, Rock On, Two Places at the Same Time, A Woman Needs Love (previous titles as lead of Raydio), The Other Woman

🏆🏈Marvcus Patton -- is 52 in the year 2019 and 53 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1967
NFL Player

🎵Owen Paul -- is 57 in the year 2019 and 58 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1962
Songwriter, Singer, Scotish

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🎨🏆Elsa Peretti -- is 79 in the year 2019 and 80 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1940
Jewelry Designer, Model, Italian

🎵🎸Bruno Ravel -- is 55 in the year 2019 and 56 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1964
Rock & Roll Musician
Group Names: Danger Danger

🏆⚾Armando Reynoso -- is 53 in the year 2019 and 54 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1966
Hall of Famer, MLB Pitcher, Mexican
Misc: in the Mexican Professional Baseball Hall of Fame

Richard Riordan -- is 89 in the year 2019 and 90 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1930
Mayor
Misc: of Los Angeles 1993-2001

🎵Roy Roselló -- is 42 in the year 2019 and 43 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1977
Pop Singer, Puerto Rican
Group Names: Menudo

🎭🎮Charlie Schlatter -- is 53 in the year 2019 and 54 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1966
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
TV Shows: Diagnosis Murder (as Dr. Jesse Travis), Winx Club (series), Kick Buttowski (series), Loonatics Unleashed
Movie Titles: 18 Again!
Video Games: Metal Gear (series), Ape Escape 3, EverQuest (series), Lego Batman (series), The Wonderful 101, Lego Dimensions

🏆🏈William Schultz -- is 52 in the year 2019 and 53 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1967
NFL Player

📰Michael Scott -- is 65 in the year 2019 and 66 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1954
Correspondent
TV Shows: Entertainment Tonight

🎵🎸Mark "Gus" Scott -- is 51 in the year 2019 and 52 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1968 N.S.
Heavy Metal Drummer
Group Names: Trixter

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🎭Anushka Sharma -- is 31 in the year 2019 and 32 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1988 N.S.
Actress, India

🎵Phil Smith -- is 60 in the year 2019 and 61 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1959
Saxophonist, British
Group Names: Haircut 100

🎭Sharon Spelman -- is 77 in the year 2019 and 78 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1942
Actress
TV Shows: The Cop & the Kid, Angie (as Joyce Benson)

🎭Caitlin Stasey -- is 29 in the year 2019 and 30 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1990
Actress, Australian
TV Shows: Neighbours, Reign (as Lady Kenna), Please Like Me (as Claire)
Movie Titles: Tomorrow When the War Began, I Frankenstein

🎭🏆Carrie Stevens -- is 50 in the year 2019 and 51 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1969
Actress, Model, Playmate
Misc: June 1997

🎭Byron Stewart -- is 63 in the year 2019 and 64 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1956
Actor
TV Shows: The White Shadow (as Warren Coolidge), St. Elsewhere (as orderly Warren Coolidge)
Movie Titles: Grambling's White Tiger, How U Like Me Now, Fire Sale

🏆⚾Marcus Stroman -- is 28 in the year 2019 and 29 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1991 N.S.
MLB Pitcher
Misc: 1x Gold Glove

🎭Una Stubbs -- is 82 in the year 2019 and 83 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1937 N.S.
Actress, English
TV Shows: Till Death Do Us Part (as Rita), Worzel Gummidge (as Aunt Sally), Sherlock (as Mrs. Hudson)

🎵🎷Ira Sullivan -- is 88 in the year 2019 and 89 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1931
Composer, Flautist, Flugelhorn, Saxophonist, Jazz Trumpeter

🏆🏈Alex Van Pelt -- is 49 in the year 2019 and 50 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1970
NFL Coach, NFL Player

🎵🎷Carlos Ward -- is 72 in the year 2019 and 73 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1947
Flautist, Alto-sax, Jazz Saxophonist, Rhythm and Blues Performer, Panamaian
Misc: best known as a sideman
Group Names: B.T. Express

🎵🎷Jerry Weiss -- is 73 in the year 2019 and 74 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1946
Flugelhorn, Jazz Trumpeter
Group Names: "Blood, Sweat & Tears"

🏆🏈Wes Welker -- is 38 in the year 2019 and 39 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1981 N.S.
NFL Wide Receiver

🎵James Wise -- is 71 in the year 2019 and 72 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1948
Rhythm and Blues Musician
Group Names: Archie Bell & the Drells

🎭John Woo -- is 73 in the year 2019 and 74 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1946
Producer/Director, Chinese
Movie Titles: Face/Off, Red Cliff, Mission Impossible II, Hard Boiled

🎵🎸D'arcy Wretzky-Brown -- is 51 in the year 2019 and 52 in the year 2020; b.5/1/1968
Singer, Alternative Rock Bassist
Group Names: Smashing Pumpkins

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✍⚖Joseph Addison -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1672 J-LD d.6/17/1719 J-LD (47)
Essayist, Poet, Playwright, Politician, English

🎵Hayes Alvis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1907 d.12/29/1972 (65)
Bassist

🎭Ray Aranha -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1939 d.10/9/2011 (72)
Actor

🎭Ethel Ayler -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1930 N.S. d.11/18/2018 N.S. (88)
TV Actress
TV Shows: Cosby Show (as Carrie)

Johann Jakob Balmer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1825 d.3/12/1898 (72)
Mathematician, Physicist, Swiss

🎵Howard Barlow -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1892 d.1/31/1972 (79)
Conductor
TV Shows: The Voice of Firestone

🎵Ralph Bass -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1911 d.3/5/1997 (85)
Hall of Famer, Music Executive, Music Producer, Soul Singer

🏆🏈Cliff Battles -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1910 d.4/28/1981 (70)
Hall of Famer, NFL Halfback
Misc: in the College Football and Pro Football Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: Boston Braves/Boston Redskins/Washington Redskins (player 1932-1937), Columbia University (coach 1938-1943), Brooklyn Dodgers (coach 1946-1947)

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🏆🏈Chuck Bednarik -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1925 d.3/21/2015 (89)
Hall of Famer, NFL Linebacker
Misc: C-LB; 2-time All-America at Penn and 7-time All-Pro with NFL Philadelphia Eagles as both center (1950) and linebacker (1951-56); knocked NY Giants' Frank Gifford out of commission for over a year with epic 1960 tackle; missed only 3 games in 14 seasons; led Eagles to 1960 NFL title as a 35-year-old two-way player; 8x Pro Bowl, 10x All-Pro, 2x NFL champ; Eagles #60 retired; in the Eagles, College Football and Pro Football Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: Philadelphia Eagles (1949-1962)

🏆⚽Christian Benítez -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1986 N.S. d.7/29/2013 N.S. (27)
Soccer Player, Ecuadorian

🎭🏆⚾John Beradino -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1917 d.5/19/1996 (79)
Actor, MLB Player
Names/Places: b. in Los Angeles
Misc: in the University of Southern California Athletic Hall of Fame; the only person to have won a World Series (with the Indians in 1948) and have his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Sports Teams: St. Louis Browns, Cleveland Indians
TV Shows: I Led Three Lives (as special agent Steve Daniels), The New Breed, General Hospital (as Dr. Steve Hardy)
Movie Titles: Our Gang

🎵Gary Bertini -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1927 d.3/17/2005 (77)
Conductor/Composer, Musician, Israeli

🎵Big Maybelle -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1924 d.1/23/1972 (47)
Hall of Famer, Blues Singer, Soul Singer
Names/Places: RN:Mabel Louise Smith

🎭Junius "Brutus" Booth -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1796 N.S. d.11/30/1852 N.S. (56)
Stage Actor, English
Names/Places: John Wilkes & Edwin's dad

Sterling A. Brown -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1901 d.1/13/1989 (87)
Poet

🎵Billy Byers -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1927 d.5/1/1996 (69)
Arranger, Trombonist
Misc: a veteran of the Buddy Rich, Benny Goodman and Charlie Ventura bands, he did extensive work as an arranger Quincy Jones starting in the late 1950s.

🏆🏈"Red" Cagle -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1905 d.12/26/1942 (37)
NFL Runningback

🎖⚛Calamity Jane -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1852 d.8/1/1903 (51)
Hero, Adventurer, Frontiersman
Names/Places: RN:Martha Jane Canary Burke
Misc: Marksperson, Dance Hall Girl, Indian Fighter

Malcolm Scott Carpenter -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1925 d.10/10/2013 (88)
Astronaut
Misc: Second U.S. astronaut to make an orbital spaceflight. In "Aurora 7" he made the fourth Mercury flight, circling the Earth three times on May 24, 1962. He directed part of the flight by manual control.

Louis Chardonnet -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1839 d.3/12/1924 (84)
Chemist, Inventor, French
Misc: first developed and manufactured rayon

🎖Mark W. Clark -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1896 d.4/17/1984 (87)
General
Misc: U.S. Army officer during World War II, who commanded Allied forces (1943-44) during the hard-fought and successful Italian campaign against the Axis powers.

🎖Joseph Lawton Collins -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1896 d.12/12/1987 (91)
General

🎭🎵Danielle Darrieux -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1917 d.10/18/2017 N.S. (100)
Movie Actress, Singer, French

🎵Reather Dixon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1944 d.1/8/2014 (69)
Rhythm and Blues Singer
Misc: some say b. 1945
Group Names: The Bobbettes

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📰Tom Dunn -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1929 d.7/2/2006 (77)
Newscaster

🎭Art Fleming -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1924 d.4/25/1995 (70)
TV/Movie/Stage/Radio Actor, Game Show Host
Names/Places: RN:Arthur Fazzin Fleming
Song Titles: I Lost on Jeopardy! (appeared in Weird Al Yankovic's video)
TV Shows: The Californians, Jeopardy! (original Jeopardy host 60-70's), College Bowl (host)
Movie Titles: Airplane II (cameo)

🎭Glenn Ford -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1916 d.8/30/2006 (90)
TV/Movie Actor, Canadian
Names/Places: b. in Quebec; RFN:Gwyllyn; Eleanor Powell's ex-hubby; Martin Van Buren's descendant
TV Shows: Family Holvak, Once an Eagle, Cade's County

🎵Ralph Freed -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1907 d.2/13/1973 (65)
Songwriter

🎵Jimmy Gateley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1931 d.3/17/1985 (53)
Fiddler

🏆🏀Amory Tingle "Slats" Gill -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1901 N.S. d.4/5/1966 N.S. (64)
Hall of Famer, College Basketball Player, College Basketball Coach
Misc: in the Basketball and College Basketball Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: Oregon State University (player 1921-1924, coach 1928-1964)

📰💰Julian Goodman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1922 N.S. d.7/2/2012 N.S. (90)
Journalist, Executive
Misc: NBC president

🎭Joan Hackett -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1934 d.10/8/1983 (49)
TV/Movie Actress
TV Shows: The Defenders

🎵Charles K. Harris -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1867 d.12/22/1930 (63)
Songwriter
Misc: Tin Pan Alley co-founding father

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Joseph Heller -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1923 N.S. d.12/12/1999 N.S. (76)
Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright
Names/Places: b. in Brooklyn
Misc: some say b. 1928
Book Titles: Catch 22

🎭Rose Hobart -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1906 d.8/29/2000 (94)
Movie Actress

🎵🎷Shirley Horn -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1934 d.10/20/2005 (71)
Singer, Pianist, Jazz Performer

🎭Leila Hyams -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1905 d.12/4/1977 (72)
Actress

🎨George Inness -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1825 d.8/3/1894 (69)
Painter

🎵Sonny James -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1928 d.2/22/2016 N.S. (87)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Country Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: RN: James Hugh Loden; b. in Hackleberg, AL; NN:The Southern Gentleman
Misc: some say b. Mar 1 or b. 1929
Song Titles: Young Love, The Came Back, Uh-Huh-mm, Running Bear

💰Anna M. Jarvis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1864 d.11/24/1948 (84)
Philanthropist
Misc: Mother's Day founder

💰Mother Jones -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1830 d.11/30/1930 (100)
Labor Leader
Names/Places: RN:Mary Harris
Misc: b. May 3?

🎭Karel Kachyna -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1924 d.3/12/2004 (79)
Movie Director, Czech

👑King Rudolf I Of Germany -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1218 J+CD d.7/15/1291 J+CD (73)
King

🎭Henry Koster -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1905 d.9/21/1988 (83)
Movie Director, German

💰Albert Lasker -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1880 d.5/30/1952 (72)
Businessperson, Philanthropist
Misc: advertising exec

🎨Benjamin Henry Latrobe -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1764 d.9/3/1820 (56)
Architect, American, Canadian

Catherine Muir Leno -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1911 d.6/25/1993 (82)
Celebrity Relative, Scotish
Names/Places: Jay's mother

🏆🥊John Henry Lewis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1914 d.4/18/1974 (59)
Hall of Famer, Boxer

William Lilly -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1602 J-LD or 5/11/1602 N.S. d.6/9/1681 (79)
Author, Astrologer, English
Misc: Almanac compiler

🎵Little Walter -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1930 d.2/15/1968 (37)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Singer/Guitarist, Blues Harmonicaist
Names/Places: RN:Marion Walter Jacobs
Group Names: Muddy Waters Band (a key member)

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🏆🏈Oliver "Ollie" Matson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1930 N.S. d.2/19/2011 N.S. (80)
Hall of Famer, NFL Runningback, Olympic Athlete
Misc: 6x Pro Bowl, All-America at San Francisco (1951); bronze medal winner in 400m at 1952 Olympics; 4-time All-Pro for NFL Chicago Cardinals (1954-57); traded to LA Rams for 9 players in 1959; accounted for 12,884 all-purpose yards and scored 73 TDs in 14 seasons; 9 TDs on punt and kickoff returns is a NFL record; in the College and Pro Football Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: University of San Francisco, Chicago Cardinals (1952-1958), Los Angeles Rams (1959-1962), Detroit Lions (1963), Philadelphia Eagles (1964-1966)

🎵Sam McGee -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1894 d.8/21/1975 (81)
Fiddler, Country Singer
Group Names: Uncle Dave Macon's troupe

John McKinley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1780 d.7/19/1852 (72)
Supreme Court Justice
Misc: Associate Justice of the Supreme Court 1837-52

🎵George Melachrino -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1909 d.6/18/1965 (56)
Conductor/Composer, Arranger, Singer, Oboist, Pianist, Reeds, British
Misc: Viola

🎭Tom Moore -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1883 d.2/12/1955 (71)
Actor, TV Host

Tad Mosel -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1922 d.8/24/2008 (86)
Dramatist/Playwright

Thomas Mulligan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1793 d.4/1/1879 (85)
Misc: The 4th Earl of Murphy

🎭Louis Nye -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1913 d.10/9/2005 (92)
Radio Actor, Comedian, Panelist
Names/Places: RLN:Nyestadt
Misc: Character: smug Gordon Hathaway (Hi-ho Steverino!)
TV Shows: The Steve Allen Show, Ann Sothern Show (as Dr. Delbert Gray), The Beverly Hillbillies (as Sonny Drysdale), $1.98 Beauty Show

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🎭Dan O'Herlihy -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1919 d.2/17/2005 (85)
TV/Movie Actor, Irish
TV Shows: The Trvels of Jaimie McPheeters (as Doc Sardius McPheeters), The Long Hot Summer, The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters (as Doc Sardius McPheeters), Whiz Kids (as Carson), Twin Pealks (as additional voices)
Movie Titles: RoboCop, RoboCop 2

🎭Jack Paar -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1918 d.1/27/2004 (85)
TV Talk Show Host
Names/Places: b. in Canton, Oh.
TV Shows: Jack Paar Show (4 of 'em!), Tonight Show (host 1957-62)

🎵Lucia Pamela -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1904 d.7/25/2002 (98)
Novelty Singer
Misc: recorded a music album in 1969 about her fictional travels to the moon

🎵Charley Patton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1891 d.4/28/1934 (42)
Hall of Famer, Composer, Singer/Guitarist, Blues Performer

🎖⚖Nathaniel Ramsay -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1741 d.10/23/1817 (76)
Revolutionary, Soldier, Lawyer
Misc: officer

📰James Ford Rhodes -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1848 d.1/22/1927 (78)
Historian
Misc: businessman and historian, best known for his multivolume investigation of the antebellum, American Civil War, and Reconstruction periods of the United States' history.

📰Max Robinson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1939 d.12/20/1988 (49)
Newscaster, Journalist
TV Shows: ABC News (the first black anchor of a major network newscast)

💰Mary French Rockefeller -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1910 d.4/17/1997 (86)
Philanthropist
Names/Places: Laurence S.'s wife

⚖💰Winthrop Rockefeller -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1912 d.2/22/1973 (60)
Politician, Philanthropist
Names/Places: second youngest of the five sons of John D. Rockefeller, Jr.

✍🎖⚖Winthrop Sargent -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1753 d.6/3/1820 (67)
Writer, Revolutionary, Politician

Ignazio Silone -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1900 d.8/22/1978 (78)
Novelist, Italian
Names/Places: RN:Secondo Tranquilli

🎭🎵Kate Smith -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1907 d.6/17/1986 (79)
Hall of Famer, Actress, Singer, Soprano
Names/Places: RFN:Kathryn; d. in Raleigh, N.C.
Misc: some say b. in 1909
TV Shows: Kate Smith Show

🎭Paul Sorensen -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1926 d.7/17/2008 (82)
Actor

Terry Southern -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1924 d.10/29/1995 (71)
Novelist, Screen/Scriptwriter, Satirist
Book Titles: Dr. Strangelove, Easy Rider, The Magic Christian

🏆⚽Billy Steel -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1923 d.5/13/1982 (59)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, Scotish

🏆🏀David Tobey -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1888 N.S. d.7/25/1988 N.S. (100)
Hall of Famer, Basketball Coach, Basketball Referee

🎨Valentina -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1899 d.9/14/1989 (90)
Fashion Designer, American, Russian
Names/Places: RN:Valentina Nicholaevna Sanina Schlee
Misc: some sources give b. 1904

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🎖⚖Arthur Wellesley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1769 d.9/14/1852 (83)
General, Statesman, British, Irish
Misc: 1st Duke of Wellington (C)/victor at Waterloo/British PM (1828-30) who made Napoleon very unhappy.

🎵🎸Carson Whitsett -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1945 d.5/8/2007 N.S. (62)
Music Producer, Songwriter, Rock & Roll Keyboardist
Group Names: Booker T & the MGs

🏆🏁🏃Archie Williams -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1915 d.6/24/1993 (78)
Runner, Olympic Athlete

✍⚛⛪Pierre Teilhard de Chardin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/1/1881 d.4/10/1955 (73)
Philosopher, Palentologist, Priest, French

🏆🏒Jack Adams -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/14/1894 N.S. d.5/1/1968 N.S. (73)
Hall of Famer, NHL General Manager, NHL Coach, NHL Center, Canadian
Misc: played 1917-1927; won 7 Stalney Cups
Sports Teams: Toronto/Toronto Arenas, Vancouver Millionaires, Toronto St. Patricks, Ottawa Senators, Detroit Red Wings (head coach and general manager for 36 years)

🏆⚾Francisco Alcaraz -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/26/1920 N.S. d.5/1/1996 N.S. (75)
Hall of Famer, Baseball Player, Baseball Umpire, Mexican
Misc: in the Mexican Professional Baseball Hall of Fame

✍🎭Jay Presson Allen -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/3/1922 d.5/1/2006 (84)
Author, Screen/Scriptwriter, Movie Producer

Frederick S. Archer -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/1813 d.5/1/1857
Inventor, English
Misc: Invented the photographic collodion process which preceded the modern gelatin emulson; no source has his date of birth; some say d. May 2

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🎵Luigi Arditi -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/22/1822 d.5/1/1903 (80)
Conductor/Composer, Italian

🎭John L. Barrett -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/1913 d.5/1/1984
Radio Actor
Misc: Lone Ranger

Pierre Bérégovoy -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/23/1925 N.S. d.5/1/1993 N.S. (67)
Head of State, French
Misc: French premier 1992-93

🎵Billy Byers -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/1/1927 d.5/1/1996 (69)
Arranger, Trombonist
Misc: a veteran of the Buddy Rich, Benny Goodman and Charlie Ventura bands, he did extensive work as an arranger Quincy Jones starting in the late 1950s.

🎭Sunset Carson -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/12/1927 d.5/1/1990 (62)
Actor
Movie Titles: El Paso Kid, Oregon Trail

John Cheney -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/29/1848 d.5/1/1922 (73)
Poet

Kenneth Bancroft Clark -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/14/1904 d.5/1/2005 (100)
Psychologist, Educator

Eldridge Cleaver -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/31/1935 d.5/1/1998 (62)
Statesman, Civil Rights Leader, Political Activist
Names/Places: FN:Leroy
Misc: Black Panther turned Republican; NO RELATION to the Beaver clan!

Ernest Coulter -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/14/1871 d.5/1/1952 (80)
Attorney/Lawyer

🎨Nicolas Coustou -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/9/1658 N.S. d.5/1/1733 N.S. (75)
Sculptor, French

Archibald Crossley -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/7/1896 d.5/1/1985 (88)
Author
Misc: pollster

R. D. Darrell -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/13/1903 d.5/1/1988 (84)
Critic

🎭🎵Edith Day -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/10/1896 d.5/1/1971 (75)
Stage Actress, Singer

✍🎭Assaf Dayan -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/23/1945 d.5/1/2014 N.S. (68)
Screenwriter, Actor, Producer, Director, Israeli
Names/Places: aka Assi Dayan or Asaf "Assi" Dayan

John Dryden -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/9/1631 J-LD or 8/19/1631 N.S. d.5/1/1700 J-LD (68) or 5/12/1700 N.S. (68)
Dramatist/Playwright, Poet, Critic, English

🎵Antonín Dvořák -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/8/1841 N.S. d.5/1/1904 N.S. (62)
Composer, Czech
Sports Teams: New World Symphony

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🎭Snitz Edwards -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/1/1862 d.5/1/1937 (75)
Actor, Hungarian
Misc: stage: Phantom of the Opera

🎭Glenda Farrell -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/30/1904 d.5/1/1971 (66)
TV/Movie Actress

🎵Sergio Franchi -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/6/1926 N.S. d.5/1/1990 N.S. (64)
Tenor, Italian

Herman Frasch -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/25/1851 d.5/1/1914 (62)
Chemist, Inventor, German

🎭🎵Danny Gans -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/25/1956 d.5/1/2009 (52)
Actor, Comedian, Singer

John Glover -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/2/1817 d.5/1/1902 (85)
Chemist, English
Misc: Sulfuric acid

Paul Josef Goebbels -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/29/1897 d.5/1/1945 (47)
Nazi Leader, German

✍🎭Abel Green -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/3/1900 d.5/1/1973 (72)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Movie Actor

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🏆🏁🏊George Frederick Haines -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/9/1924 N.S. d.5/1/2006 N.S. (82)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American
Misc: Swimming Coach

🏆🏀Harold "Happy" Hairston -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/31/1942 N.S. d.5/1/2001 N.S. (58)
NBA Player

🎵Felix Haug -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/27/1952 d.5/1/2004 (52)
Songwriter, Multi-instrumentalist, Swiss
Group Names: Double, Yello

🏆🏁🏊George Hodgson -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/12/1893 N.S. d.5/1/1983 N.S. (89)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Canadian
Misc: considered by many to be the greatest swimmer in Canadian history.

🎵Smokey Hogg -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/27/1914 d.5/1/1960 (46)
Singer/Guitarist, Blues Performer
Misc: not to be confused with guitarist Willie Anderson Hogg

🏆⚾Alva Lee "Bobo" Holloman -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/7/1923 N.S. d.5/1/1987 N.S. (64)
MLB Pitcher

🏆🥊Elizabeth Ann Hulette -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/19/1960 d.5/1/2003 (42)
Wrestling Manager
Names/Places: NN:WWF (now WWE)'s first lady of wrestling; aka Miss Elizabeth and The Lovely Elizabeth

🏆⚽Johnny Jaap -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/12/1895 d.5/1/1974 (78)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, Scotish

🎭🎵Gordon Jenkins -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/12/1910 d.5/1/1984 (73)
Director, Conductor/Composer, Arranger, Pianist, Bandleader

🏆🎾Bill Johnston -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/2/1894 d.5/1/1946 (51)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player

🎭🎵Spike Jones -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/14/1911 N.S. d.5/1/1965 N.S. (53)
Comedian, Drummer, Novelty Singer, Bandleader
Names/Places: RFMN:Lindley Armstrong
Misc: an American musician and bandleader specializing in satirical arrangements of popular songs. Ballads and classical works receiving the Jones treatment were punctuated with gunshots, whistles, cowbells and outlandish vocals; Zany bandleader of the 1940's-50's; own 1950s TV shows
Group Names: Spike Jones and His City Slickers
Song Titles: Der Fuehrer's Face, Cocktails For Two, Hawaiian War Chant, Chloe, Holiday For Strings, You Always Hurt the One You Love, My Old Flame, All I Want For Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth, Dance of the Hours
TV Shows: The Spike Jones Show

🎵Chris Kelly -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/11/1978 d.5/1/2013 (35)
Rapper
Names/Places: RN:James Christopher Kelly; aka Mac Daddy
Misc: half of the kid rap duo Kris Kross
Group Names: Kris Kross

🎵Aram "Ilich" Khachaturian -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/6/1903 N.S. or 5/24/1903 Ju-1 d.5/1/1978 N.S. (74)
Composer, Folk Musician, Russian

Frederic Stanley Kipping -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/16/1863 d.5/1/1949 (85)
Chemist, British
Misc: pioneered in the chemistry of silicones, organic derivatives of silicon.

📰Sally Kirkland Sr. -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/1/1912 d.5/1/1989 (76)
Editor
Names/Places: Sally's mother
Misc: Life's fashion editor

🎨René Lalique -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/6/1860 N.S. d.5/1/1945 N.S. (85)
Artist, Glassmaker, French
Misc: Jeweler

Gabriel Lame -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/22/1795 d.5/1/1870 (74)
Engineer, Mathematician, French

⚛⛪David Livingstone -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/19/1813 d.5/1/1873 (60)
Explorer, Physician, Missionary, Scotish
Misc: found by Stanley in Africa

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🎭🎵Ella Logan -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/6/1913 d.5/1/1969 (56)
Movie/Stage Actress, Singer, Scotish
Movie Titles: Flying Hostess, 52nd Street, Goldwyn Follies

Mike Lowry -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/8/1939 d.5/1/2017 N.S. (78)
Governor
Misc: Governor of Washington 1993-1997

🎭Marion Mack -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/9/1902 d.5/1/1989 (87)
Movie Actress

🎭Lee Mathis -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/10/1952 d.5/1/1996 (44)
Actor

🎭Grant Mitchell -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/17/1874 d.5/1/1957 (82)
Actor

🏆🥊John Morrissey -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/12/1831 d.5/1/1878 (47)
Hall of Famer, Boxer, American, Irish
Names/Places: NN:Old Smoke

🎵John Jacob Niles -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/28/1892 d.5/1/1980 (88)
Composer/Songwriter, Singer, Multi-instrumentalist
Misc: Folklorist

🎭Rex O'Malley -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/2/1901 d.5/1/1976 (75)
Actor, English

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🎵Johnny Paris -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/29/1940 d.5/1/2006 (65)
Saxophonist, Tenor-sax
Group Names: Johnny & the Hurricanes

🎵Hugo Peretti -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/6/1916 d.5/1/1986 (69)
Music Executive, Music Producer, Songwriter, Soul Singer
Misc: of Hugo & Luigi; founded Avco Records

🏆Janet Pilgrim -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/13/1934 d.5/1/2017 N.S. (82)
Model, Playmate
Names/Places: RN:Charlaine Edith Karalus
Misc: Playmate for July 1955, December 1955, October 1956

Francis Gary Powers -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/17/1929 d.5/1/1977 (47)
Aviator, Spy

🎭George Pravda -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/19/1916 N.S. d.5/1/1985 N.S. (68)
Actor, Austrian
TV Shows: Holocaust

Ranasinghe Premadasa -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/23/1924 d.5/1/1993 (68)
Head of State, Sri Lankan
Misc: Sri Lanka president

🎵William Primrose -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/23/1904 d.5/1/1982 (77)
Teacher, Violinist, Scotish

🎵Sharon Redd -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/19/1945 d.5/1/1992 N.S. (46)
Singer
Misc: findagrave says d. Jan 5, 1992

🎭🏆Steve Reeves -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/21/1926 d.5/1/2000 (74)
Movie Actor, Body Builder
Misc: Mr. World, Mr. Universe
Movie Titles: Hercules, Hercules Unchained

🎨Jean E. Rosenthal -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/16/1912 d.5/1/1969 (57)
Designer
Misc: lighting designer for broadway shows

📰Gustave Schirmer -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/19/1893 d.5/1/1978 (84)
Publisher, Teacher, German
Misc: teacher of music; also a Nazi Party official.

🏆🏁Ayrton Senna -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/21/1960 d.5/1/1994 (34)
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer, Brazilian
Misc: formula-1 racer (1988 champ)

🎭Gene Sheldon -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/1/1908 d.5/1/1982 (74)
Actor
TV Shows: Zorro (as Bernardo)

🎨Everett Shinn -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/6/1876 d.5/1/1953 (76)
Artist, Painter

🏆🎳Louis Sielaff -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/10/1915 d.5/1/1964 (48)
Hall of Famer, Bowler

Vernon Sneider -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/6/1916 d.5/1/1981 (64)
Novelist

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🎵John Henry "Jabo" Starks -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/26/1938 N.S. d.5/1/2018 N.S. (79)
Blues Drummer, Funk Musician
Misc: he was best known for playing with James Brown

🎭Paolo Stoppa -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/6/1906 d.5/1/1988 (81)
Actor

🎵🎸Darrell Sweet -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/16/1947 d.5/1/1999 (51)
Rock & Roll Drummer, English
Group Names: Nazareth

🎭Nora Swinburne -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/24/1902 d.5/1/2000 (97)
Movie Actress, English

🎭Tom Tyler -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/9/1903 d.5/1/1954 (50)
Actor
Names/Places: RN:Vincent Markowsky
Movie Titles: The Mummy (as Hand)

🎭Helen Wagner -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/3/1918 d.5/1/2010 (91)
Soap Actress
TV Shows: As the World Turns (as Nancy Hughes McClaskey)

✍📰Sylvia Warner -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/6/1893 d.5/1/1978 (84)
Novelist, Poet, Biographer, English

⚛💰Lewis Waterman -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/18/1837 d.5/1/1901 (63)
Inventor, Manufacturer
Misc: fountain pens

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🎭Douglas Watson -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/24/1921 d.5/1/1989 (68)
Actor

🎨Robert W. Weir -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/18/1803 d.5/1/1889 (85)
Painter, Educator

🎵🎷Arthur Whetsol -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/22/1905 d.5/1/1940 (35)
Trumpeter, Jazz Performer
Group Names: Duke Ellington band

🎭🎵Grace Lee Whitney -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/1/1930 d.5/1/2015 (85)
Actress, Songwriter, Singer
Song Titles: Disco Trekkin' (composer), Star Child (composer), USS Enterprise (composer)
TV Shows: Star Trek (as Yeoman Janice Rand)

🎭Bo Widerburg -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/8/1930 d.5/1/1997 (66)
Movie Director, Swedish

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