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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 […]
    Sonny James: Born: 1928-05-01 - Died: 2016-02-22
    Sonny James was a country music singer and songwriter best known for the song Young Love. He was known as the Southern Gentleman and had 72 charted releases from ’53 to ’83. He was in the Country Music Hall of Fame.
    George Gaynes: Born: 1917-05-16 - Died: 2016-02-15
    George Gaynes was a singer, actor, and comedy performer. He is best known for his roles in Police Academy, Tootsie, and Punky Brewster.
    Antonin Scalia: Born: 1936-03-11 - Died: 2016-02-12
    Antonin Scalia was a Supreme Court Justice from 1986 until his death. He was appointed by President Ronald Reagan and his placement was valued very highly by many conservatives.
    Yogi Berra: Born: 1925-05-12 - Died: 2015-09-22
    Yogi Berra (real name Lawrence Peter Berra) was a Major League Baseball player, manager, and coach. He played catcher for the Yankees from 1946 to 1963 before playing for the Mets in 1965. As a manager, he worked for the Yankees in ’64, then for the Mets from 1972 to 1975, and again for the […]