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  • Darrent Williams: Born: 1982-09-27 - Died: 2007-01-01
    Darrent Demarcus Williams was still a young player in the NFL when his life was taken. He had only been drafted by the Denver Broncos in 2005 after a good run at Oklahoma State University. He played as a starting cornerback for the Broncos. Williams was also the CEO of RYNO Entertainment, an independent record […]
    Saddam Hussein: Born: 1937-04-28 - Died: 2006-12-30
    He was president of Iraq from 1979 until April 2003 when he was captured by American troops. He was a ruthless dictator who ruled Iraq by terror, and fought two wars, one against Iran which finished in stalemate (1980/1988) and later, in 1990, invaded Kuwait, leading to the first Gulf War.
    Gerald Ford: Born: 1913-07-14 - Died: 2006-12-26
    38th President of the United States (1974-77). He became President after Richard Nixon’s resignation.
    James Joseph Brown: Born: 1933-05-03 - Died: 2006-12-25
    R&B Singer, known as the “The Godfather of Soul”.
    Augusto Pinochet: Born: 1915-11-25 - Died: 2006-12-10
    General and dictator of Chile. General Pinochet was the commander in chief of the Chilean army. In 1973 he led a revolution that deposed the then socialist president salvador Allende. He than declared himself president and remained in power until 1990. He remained as head of the army until 1998, when he was declared senator […]
    Jack Palance: Born: 1919-02-18 - Died: 2006-11-10
    Incredible american actor. In 1992 he won an Oscar for Best Actor in a Supporting Role in “City Slickers”. Some of his most popular movies were: “Shane”, “Sudden Fear”, “City Slickers”, “Kiss of Fire” and “The Big Knife” to name a few.
    Ed Bradley: Born: 1941-06-22 - Died: 2006-11-09
    Bradley was a journalist, who is best known for his 26 years of award-winning work on the CBS News show 60 Minutes. During his career Bradley was the first black television correspondent to cover the White House, anchored his own news broadcast, “CBS Sunday Night with Ed Bradley”, and covered the fall of Saigon. He […]
    Nelson de la Rosa: Born: 1968-06-06 - Died: 2006-10-22
    One of the shortest actors and smallest men in the world (he measured 54 centimeters). He was born in the Dominican Republic. De la Rosa became famous when he appeared in the 1996 film, “The Island of Dr. Moreau”, next to Marlon Brando.
    Oriana Fallaci: Born: 1930-06-29 - Died: 2006-09-15
    Italian journalist, interviewer, and writer. She wrote several books and articles, but she was best known for her abrasive interviews to world leaders and celebrities. Fallaci also covered several wars, like Vietnam, as a war correspondent.
    Steve Irwin: Born: 1962-02-22 - Died: 2006-09-04
    He was an Australian naturalist. He hosted, with this wife Terri Irwin, the TV show “The Crocodile Hunter”. Here is a video of him with a snake on an Australian TV Show: