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  • Edward Brooke: Born: 1919-10-26 - Died: 2015-01-03
    Edward Brooke was an American politician and member of the Republican Party. Brooke was first elected to national office in 1966, as a United States Senator from the state of Massachusetts. He was the first African-American to be popularly elected to the US Senate. He served two terms in office.
    Little Jimmy Dickens: Born: 1920-12-19 - Died: 2015-01-02
    Little Jimmy Dickens was a country music singer known mostly for novelty songs and his petite size. He was 4’11”. He was a member of the Grand Ole Opry and eventually made it to the Country Music Hall of Fame.
    Donna Douglas: Born: 1932-09-NA - Died: 2015-01-01
    Donna Douglas was an actress and comedienne, best known as Elly May Clampett on The Beverly Hillbillies. She followed her acting career with work in real estate, writing, and singing.
    Mario Cuomo: Born: 1932-06-15 - Died: 2015-01-01
    Mario Cuomo was an American politician and three-term Governor of New York. He served from 1983 to 1994. Cuomo was a member of the Democratic Party, and rose to an even higher level of fame after his memorable keynote speech at the 1984 Democratic National Convention. Cuomo’s son, Andrew Cuomo, is the 56th Governor of […]
    Edward Herrmann: Born: 1943-07-21 - Died: 2014-12-31
    Edward Herrmann was an actor, director, writer, and comedian. He was best known for his acting roles on Gilmore Girls, The Lost Boys, and as Franklin D. Roosevelt, for which he was nominated for an Emmy.
    Howard Schultz: Born: N/A - Died: 2014-12-29
    Howard Schultz was the founder and CEO of Lighthearted Entertainment. He created and executive produced reality shows Dating Naked, Extreme Makeover, and The Moment Of Truth as well as others.
    Christine Cavanaugh: Born: 1963-08-16 - Died: 2014-12-22
    Christine Cavanaugh was a voice actress best known as the voice of Babe, Gosalyn Mallard in Darkwing Duck, Chuckie Finster in Rugrats, and Dexter in Dexter’s Laboratory.
    Joe Cocker: Born: 1944-05-20 - Died: 2014-12-22
    Joe Cocker was a singer who rose to prominence in the 60s, mainly based on covers of other artists’ songs. One of his most well-known renditions was With a Little Help From My Friends, which was a cover of a Beatles song, and would eventually be used as the theme song to hit TV series […]
    Ken Weatherwax: Born: 1955-09-29 - Died: 2014-12-07
    Ken Weatherwax was an American actor best known for his role as Pugsley Addams on the classic TV show The Addams Family. He reprised the role in the 1977 TV movie Halloween with the New Addams Family, but did not do any more acting after that.
    Ralph Henry Baer: Born: 1922-03-08 - Died: 2014-12-06
    Ralph Henry Baer was known as the “Father of Video Games”. He was considered a pioneer in the field, and wrote an outline in 1966 talking about how people could play games on a TV. He developed and patented several hardware prototypes, including the Magnavox Odyssey. He was awarded the National Medal of Technology in […]