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  • Robert Craig Knievel: Born: 1938-10-17 - Died: 2007-11-30
    Motorcycle Daredevil, he was the greatest motorcycle stunt rider of all time. Famous for his incredible motorcycle jumps over any kind of obstacles. One of his most popular jumps was the 1974 attempt to jump the Snake River Canyon in Idaho with a rocket-powered bike.
    Sean Taylor: Born: 1983-04-01 - Died: 2007-11-27
    Sean Michael Maurice Taylor was a safety for the Washington Redskins. He also played for the university of Miami Hurricanes, who got to a national championship with him. Below you can watch a video of one of his hardest hits He played in the NFL from 2004 to 2007 – the year he was killed. […]
    Marcel Mangel: Born: 1923-03-22 - Died: 2007-09-22
    Popular French mime artist, best known for creating his character named “Bip”, a white-faced clown with battered hat.
    Luciano Pavarotti: Born: 1935-10-12 - Died: 2007-09-06
    Italian opera tenor. One of the greatest tenors in the world. His also one of “The Three Tenors”, with Placido Domingo and Jose Carreras.
    Merv Griffin: Born: 1925-07-06 - Died: 2007-08-12
    Mervyn Edward “Merv” Griffin, Jr. is probably best known for his talk show, The Merv Griffin Show that ran for 21 years winning 11 Emmy awards. Griffin was also a singer in his younger days, and even appeared on broadway and in movies. He had his share of business ventures as well investing in real […]
    Bill Walsh: Born: 1931-11-30 - Died: 2007-07-30
    Bill Walsh was an American football coach, and one of the most highly regarded and widely respected ones to ever be involved with the game. Of course like most coaches, he got his start by playing the game. He was a running back in high school and played the quarterback, tight end, and defensive end […]
    Ingmar Bergman: Born: 1918-07-14 - Died: 2007-07-30
    Swedish film director. One of the most important directors in the 2nd half of the 20th century.
    Tammy Faye Messner: Born: 1942-03-07 - Died: 2007-07-20
    Messner was a Christian singer, evangelist, entrepreneur, author, talk show host, and television personality. She was the former wife of televangelist Jim Bakker (who is a convicted felon), and she co-hosted the PTL Club with him from 1976 to 1987. She is probably most remembered as wearing loads of makeup, especially mascara. She often wore […]
    Chris Benoit: Born: 1967-05-21 - Died: 2007-06-24
    Christopher Michael Benoit was a Canadian wrestler whose career was greatly celebrated by wresting fans, but whose reputation took a sharp u-turn over the course of a weekend once he murdered his family and killed himself. He wrestled from 1985 to 2007 in the WCW, the WWF/WWE, and ECW sometimes using names like The Rabid […]
    Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin: Born: 1931-02-01 - Died: 2007-04-23
    Former Russian president (1991-1999). He was the first freely elected president in Russia.