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  • Dino Bravo: Born: 1949-08-06 - Died: 1993-03-11
    Bravo was an Italian-born Canadian wrestler and self proclaimed “World’s Strongest Man”. His wrestling name “Dino Bravo” came from a tag team from the early 1960’s. Bravo began his wrestling career in 1970, and was trained by Gino Brito, and often worked as part of a tag team with his teacher. By the late 1970’s [...]
    Raul Julia: Born: 1940-03-09 - Died: 1994-10-24
    Raúl Rafael Juliá y Arcelay (more commonly known as Raul Julia) was a Puerto Rican Actor who appeared in a number of American films. Notable films included Tequila Sunrise, Presumed Innocent, Kiss of the Spiderwoman, Mack the Knife, the Adams Family, and Addams Family values. His last film before the aforementioned Down Came the Blackbird, [...]
    Wilt Chamberlain: Born: 1936-08-21 - Died: 1999-10-12
    Wilton Norman Chamberlain was a professional basketball player who played for the Warriors, the 76ers, the Lakers, and even the Harlem Globetrotters. At 7 foot 1 inch, many consider him to be one of the best basketball players in history. After basketball, he became sort of a jack-of-all-trades. He played Volleyball and was even a [...]
    Stan Case: Born: 1952-11-01 - Died: 2011-11-22
    Case was a lawyer and broadcast journalist who was probably best known as the news anchor of CNN Radio from 1985 – 2011.
    Victor McKusick: Born: 1921-10-21 - Died: 2008-07-22
    A geneticist, Professor of Medical Genetics and Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He is widely regarded as the father of clinical medical genetics
    Michael Jackson: Born: 1958-08-29 - Died: 2009-06-25
    Michael Jackson was born in Gary, Indiana to a working class family on August 29, 1958. His father, Joseph, was a steel mill employee and often performed in various R&B groups. His mother was a stay at home mom and a devout Jehovah’s Witness. Michael was the seventh of nine children; his siblings include Rebbie, [...]
    Vlad III the Impaler: Born: 1431-11-14 - Died: 1476-12-??
    Vlad III the Impaler also known as Vlad Vlad Ţepeş, Vlad Dracula, and Dracula was the Prince of Wallachia reigning in 1448, from 1456-1462, and 1476. His reign was a reign of terror according to many legends. He is said to have tortured and impaled thousands of men, women, and children on stakes. Many of [...]
    Glenn Quinn: Born: 1970-05-28 - Died: 2002-12-03
    Quinn was an Irish actor who is probably best known for his work on the shows Roseanne and Angel. On Roseanne Quinn had the recurring role of Becky Conner’s boyfriend, husband in the later episodes, Mark Healy. Obviously being Irish, Quinn had an Irish accent… this was one reason he loved his character of Doyle [...]
    Jim Varney: Born: 1949-06-15 - Died: 2000-02-10
    Varney graduated from Lafayette Senior High School in Lexington Kentucky. He credited one of his teachers there for him becoming an actor. Most people know Varney simply as “Ernest”, for the character/persona he created Ernest P. Worrell. Between 1987 and 1990, Disney released four Ernest centric movies that generated over $99 million. Five more films [...]
    Wayman Tisdale: Born: 1964-06-09 - Died: 2009-05-19
    Tisdale wsa a former professional basketball player with three teams. From 1983 to 1985 Tisdale played collegiate ball for the Oklahoma Sooners. He was a three-time Big Eight Conference Player of the Year. He was also the first collegiate player to be named first-team All American in his freshman, sophomore, and junior seasons. In 1984 [...]