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  • Confucius: Born: 551 BC - Died: 479 BC
    Great chinese philosopher, his teachings originated a way of thought called confucianism in China.
    Plato: Born: 427 BC - Died: 347 BC
    He was a greek philosopher, a student of Socrates and teacher of Aristotle. He founded the Athens academy.
    Jean Stapleton: Born: 19-01-1923 - Died: 31-05-2013
    Jean Stapleton was an American actress most well-known for her role as Edith Bunker on the sitcom “All In The Family”. She also appeared in several Broadway productions and moved from the role that made her famous to several television and film roles.
    Marc Rich: Born: 18-12-1934 - Died: 26-06-2013
    Marc Rich was an international commodities trader, hedge fund manager, financier and businessman who founded the company Glencore. He became well-known in the ’80s for making oil deals with Iran during the Iran hostage crisis, and fled to Switzerland for safety. He was later pardoned by President Bill Clinton.
    Jack Vance: Born: 28-08-1916 - Died: 26-05-2013
    Jack Vance was an American sci-fi author who sometimes wrote under the name Ellery Queen. Vance wrote more than sixty books throughout his career and sometimes crossed genres, moving into the realm of fantasy. He was the recipient of numerous awards for his work and for his memoir, “This Is Me, Jack Vance!”
    Rick Camp: Born: 10-06-1953 - Died: 25-04-2013
    Rick Camp was a pitcher for the Atlanta Braves from 1976-1985. Although he only had one home-run his entire career, it was a memorable one, tying a game against the Mets in the 18th inning. Unfortunately, Camp became mixed up in a Medicaid scam perpetrated against a mental health facility in Augusta and ended up […]
    Olaf Pooley: Born: 1914-03-13 - Died: 2015-07-14
    Olaf Pooley was an actor and writer from Parkstone, Poole, Dorset. he is best known for roles on Star Trek and Doctor Who. He wrote, directed and appeared in The Johnstown Monster and wrote the screenplay for a film version of Bernard Taylor’s novel The Godsend. He also wrote the television film Falcon’s Gold and […]
    Patrick Macnee: Born: 1922-02-06 - Died: 2015-06-25
    Patrick Macnee was an actor known for his role as John Steed on The Avengers. He also appeared in A View to a Kill, The Love Boat, The Twilight Zone, and Murder, She Wrote among many other television shows and movies.
    Ralph Roberts: Born: 1920-03-13 - Died: 2015-06-18
    Ralph J. Roberts was the founder and longtime CEO of Comcast Corporation. In 1963, after serving in the U.S. Navy, Roberts and his partners, Daniel Aaron and Julian A. Brodsky, bought American Cable Systems – a small cable operator based in Tupelo, Mississippi – for $500,000. Within a few years, Roberts turned that into Comcast […]
    Betsy Palmer: Born: 1926-11-01 - Died: 2015-05-29
    Betsy Palmer was an actress best known for her role as Mrs. Voorhees, the mother of Jason Voorhees in the original Friday the 13th. While she thought the movie was terrible and that nobody would see it back when it was made, it would go on to become her most famous role by far, and […]