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  • Shane Redway: Born: NA-NA-NA - Died: 2015-08-01
    Shane Redway was a rap artist from Canada represented by Champ Management, which said he “was known for being a passionate artist who was always striving for greatness, pushing the boundaries of always believing in your visions and dreams which led to the creation of the BLVD (The Belief Leading Visions & Dreams).”
    Bob Simon: Born: 1941-05-29 - Died: 2015-02-11
    Bob Simon was an American journalist, who worked most of his career for CBS News. In 1996, Simon became a correspondent for CBS’ 60 Minutes TV news magazine. In his career, Simon covered many wars, and was captured and held hostage in Iraq for 40 days in 1991. His work won him over 40 press […]
    Oscar Taveras: Born: 1992-06-19 - Died: 2014-10-26
    Oscar Taveras was a Dominican-born baseball player, signed by the MLB’s St. Louis Cardinals as an undrafted free agent in 2008. After six impressive seasons in the minor leagues, Taveras was called up to the big leagues in 2014. Highly touted coming out of the minors, Taveras played the outfield – mostly center field.
    Paul Walker: Born: 1973-09-12 - Died: 2013-11-30
    Paul Walker was an actor most famous for his role in the Fast and the Furious films. He also appeared in Running Scared, Varsity Blues, Eight Below, Into the Blue, Joy Ride, Flags of Our Fathers, She’s All That and other films.
    Jerry Brown: Born: 1987-10-20 - Died: 2012-12-08
    Jerry Brown was an NFL player who was on the Dallas Cowboys’ practice squad before he died. Prior to the NFL, he was a defensive lineman for the University of Illinois, and played for the Jacksonville Sharks and San Antonio Talons in Arena League football, and for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in the Canadian Football League.
    Natina Reed: Born: 1979-10-28 - Died: 2012-10-26
    Natina Reed was a well-known singer, songwriter, and actress from New York, NY. Reed is mostly known for her role as Jenelope in the 2000 cheerleading movie Bring It On. Apart from Reed’s success in Bring It On, she also released two songs: “It’s Over” (feating her ex-fiancé Kurupt), and “Now Or Never” with Shamar […]
    Kyle Bennett: Born: 1979-11-25 - Died: 2012-10-14
    Kyle Bennett was a well-known Bicycle Motorcross (BMX) racer from Conroe, Texas. Bennett is most known for his involvement with the BMX Team at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China. Apart from his fame in Beijing, China, Bennett has been involved within the BMX competition world since the young age of eight, and declared […]
    Sammi Kane Kraft: Born: 1992-04-02 - Died: 2012-10-09
    Sammi Kane Kraft was a well-known baseball player and actress from Livingston, New Jersey. She was known for her role as Amanda Whurlitzer in the 2005 remake of Bad News Bears. Apart from her flourishing acting career, Kraft also competed in the Junior Olympics, and also dreamed of competing in the future Olympic Games as […]
    Owsley Stanley: Born: 1935-01-19 - Died: 2011-03-13
    Stanley is someone who’s famous for being involved with the world of music, without ever creating any music. He was a sound engineer for The Grateful Dead, and is famous for creating the “Wall of Sound” amp system. He’s also well known for being a pioneer in the LSD movement during the 1960’s.
    Robert Schimmel: Born: 1950-01-16 - Died: 2010-09-03
    Robert Schimmel was a famous comedian, greatly known for his controversial material and long time battle with cancer. Schimmel is listed as #76 on Comedy Central’s 100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time.