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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 [...]
    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 [...]
    Sid Caesar: Born: 1922-09-08 - Died: 2014-02-12
    Sid Caesar was a comedian and actor most well-known for the shows Your Show of Shows and Caesar’s Hour, and as Coach Calhoun in Grease. Caesar won two Emmy wards and was nominated for eight others.
    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 [...]
    Patrice O’Neal: Born: 1969-12-07 - Died: 2011-11-28
    O’Neal was a stand-up comedian, radio personality, and actor. He was known for his confrontational style, often times he would play couples against each other. Primarily a stand-up comic, O’Neal made his Def Comedy Jam debut in 2007. Later he performed on Late Night with Conan O’Brien, The Late Show With David Letterman, and The [...]
    Fred Rogers: Born: 1928-03-20 - Died: 2003-02-27
    Fred McFeely Rogers will forever be known as the beloved sweater-wearing, shoe-changing Mr. Rogers from Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood. He dazzled children for decades with his land of make believe – a kingdom of talking puppets that you were transported to via a small red trolley. The show ran new episodes from 1968 to 2001, and [...]
    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.
    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, [...]
    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, [...]
    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