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  • Eartha Kitt: Born: 1927-01-17 - Died: 2008-12-25
    Kitt was an actress, singer and cabaret star. She is probably best known for her 1953 Christmas song “Santa Baby”. In the 1960s she replaced Julie Newmar in the role of Catwoman for the third and final season of the Batman TV series.
    W. Mark Felt: Born: 1913-08-17 - Died: 2008-12-18
    Felt was an agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), he is most famous for being the Watergate scandal whistleblower called “Deep Throat”. Felt (Deep Throat) was leaking information to Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward with critical leads to the story that eventually saw the resignation of President Richard Nixon in 1974. Deep Throat […]
    Bettie Page: Born: 1923-04-22 - Died: 2008-12-11
    Page was a model who became infamous for her 1950’s fetish modeling and pin-up photos. She was also one of the earliest Playmates of the Month for Playboy magazine. Page got into modeling when she met Jerry Tibbs, a police officer with an interest in photography. The two worked together and created a pinup portfolio. […]
    Sunny von Bülow: Born: 1932-09-01 - Died: 2008-12-06
    Sunny von Bülow was a socialite, heiress, and philanthropist. Sadly, she is probably best remembered for her husband, Claus von Bülow, supposedly trying to murder her. On December 26, 1979 Sunny was found to be unresponsive and was rushed to the hospital where he slipped into a coma, but she was revived. After vast amounts […]
    Beverly Garland: Born: 1926-10-17 - Died: 2008-12-05
    Garland was a businesswoman, hotel owner, and actress. She is probably best known for playing Red MacMurray’s second wife, Barbara Harper Douglas, on the long running sitcom My Three Sons. Her long television career saw her on shows such as the Twilight Zone, Remington Steele, the Mary Tyler Moore Show, Gunsmoke, Scarecrow and Mrs. King, […]
    Patriarch Alexy II: Born: 1929-02-23 - Died: 2008-12-05
    Alexey was the 16th Patriarch of Moscow and of All-Russia and the primate of the Russian Orthodox Church. He was chosen to become the new Patriarch of The Russian Orthodox Church after the death of Patriarch Pimen I in 1990. Archbishishop Chrysostom (Martyshkin) told why Alexey was selected, “With his peaceful and tolerant disposition Patriarch […]
    Odetta: Born: 1930-12-31 - Died: 2008-12-02
    She was an African-American songwriter, guitarist, actress, singer, and most notable a civil rights activist. She is often referred to as “The Voice of the Civil Rights Movement”. Her style of music was mainly American folk music, jazz, blues and spiritual songs. It’s been noted that her style influenced Janis Joplin, Joan Baez, and Bob […]
    Ted Rogers: Born: 1933-05-27 - Died: 2008-12-02
    Rogers was the President and CEO of Rogers Communications Inc., and owner of the Toronto Blue Jays Major League Baseball team. He acquired the Blue Jays back on September 1, 2000 when his company purchased 80% of the club with the Labatt Brewing Company Ltd. Since the 2003 season Rogers has owned 100% of the […]
    Mikel Laboa: Born: 1934-06-15 - Died: 2008-12-01
    Laboa was a singer songwriter from Pasaia, Basque Country, Spain.
    Pit Martin: Born: 1943-12-09 - Died: 2008-12-01
    Martin was a professional hockey player in the NHL; he served as captain for the Chicago Black Hawks from 1975 to 1977. In total Martin played professionally for seventeen seasons with the Vancouver Canucks, Boston Bruins, Detroit Red Wings, and the aforementioned Chicago Black Hawks. During his career Martin recorded 324 goals and 485 assists […]