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  • The Rev: Born: 1981-02-09 - Died: 2009-12-28
    James Owen Sullivan, better known as The Rev, was the drummer and back-up vocalist for the band Avenged Sevenfold.
    Brittany Murphy: Born: 1977-11-10 - Died: 2009-12-20
    Murphy was a famous actress who had starred in such movies as Clueless, 8 Mile, Sin City and Riding in Cars with Boys.
    Chris Henry: Born: 1983-05-17 - Died: 2009-12-17
    Chris Henry was a professional football player with the Cincinnati Bengals. He was drafted by the team in the third round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played his college ball at West Virginia.
    Roy E. Disney: Born: 1930-01-10 - Died: 2009-12-16
    Disney was a successful businessman, philanthropist, filmmaker, and award-winning sailor, who played a key role in the revitalization of The Walt Disney Company and Disney’s animation legacy. He was associated with the Company over a 56-year period, and from 1984 – 2003, served as vice chairman of the Company’s board of directors, and chairman of […]
    Oral Roberts: Born: 1918-01-24 - Died: 2009-12-15
    Oral Roberts was a renowned televangelist and claimed Jesus had appeared to him numerous times asking him to undertake various tasks. Under the order of Jesus, Roberts opened his own university in 1963.
    Michael “Coco” Polakovs: Born: 1923-02-23 - Died: 2009-12-06
    Michael “Coco” Polakovs was a third generation Russian clown who obtained his fame through memorable performances with Bertram Mills and Billy Smart Circuses in England. Polakovs would then join the Ringling Bros. circus, and was a part of the event for eight years.
    Soupy Sales: Born: 1926-01-08 - Died: 2009-10-22
    Sales was a very famous comedian, actor and on air personality. He is probably best known for his children’s television show “Lunch with Soupy Sales”. The show was a series of comedy sketches with almost every skit ending with the classic pie in the face, which became Sales’ trademark.
    Lou Albano: Born: 1933-07-29 - Died: 2009-10-14
    Albano was a professional wrestler, actor and manager. During his prestigious wrestling career, Albano helped 15 different tag teams, and 4 singles, to championships. After his wrestling success Albano began to transition over to television and film projects. During the 1980’s you could see him featured on Hulk Hogan’s Rock ‘n’ Wrestling, Miami Vice, Wise […]
    Stephen Gately: Born: 1976-03-17 - Died: 2009-10-10
    Gately was a signer / songwriter who is probably best known for being the lead vocalist of the pop group Boyzone. Boyzone had sixteen consecutive singles enter the top five of the UK singles chart. In 1999 Gately became one of the first pop stars to come out as gay.
    William Safire: Born: 1929-12-17 - Died: 2009-09-27
    Safire was an author, journalist, columnist and presidential speechwriter. He is probably most known for his long running syndicated column for the New York Times. Safire retired from his political column in 2005, Arthur Sulzberger Jr., publisher of The New York Times had the following to say about Safire… “The New York Times without Bill […]