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//1825 - 03/16/1903
Phantly Roy Bean, Jr. (1825 – March 16, 1903) was an eccentric U.S. saloon-keeper and Justice of the Peace in Val Verde County, Texas, who called himself "The Law West of the Pecos". According to legend, Judge Roy Bean held court i...
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01/05/1931 - 12/01/1989
Alvin Ailey, Jr. (January 5, 1931 – December 1, 1989) was an American choreographer and activist who founded the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in New York. Ailey is credited with popularizing modern dance and revolutionizing African-Ame...
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Gordon Parks (Gordon Roger Parks)
11/30/1912 - 03/07/2006
Gordon Roger Alexander Buchanan Parks (November 30, 1912 – March 7, 2006) was a groundbreaking American photographer, musician, poet, novelist, journalist, activist and film director.
07/03/1957 - 11/15/2009
Ken Ober (July 3, 1957–November 15, 2009) was an American game show host, comedian, and actor.
02/24/1923 - 06/23/2011
Fred Steiner (February 24, 1923 – June 23, 2011) was an American composer, conductor, orchestrator, film historian and arranger for television, radio and film.
05/13/1918 - 05/08/2008
Richard Edward Arnold (May 15, 1918 – May 8, 2008), known professionally as Eddy Arnold, was an American country music singer who performed for six decades.
07/20/1919 - 01/11/2008
Sir Edmund Percival Hillary, (20 July 1919 – 11 January 2008), was a New Zealand mountaineer, explorer and philanthropist.
03/14/1916 - 03/04/2009
Albert Horton Foote, Jr. (March 14, 1916 – March 4, 2009) was an American playwright and screenwriter, perhaps best known for his Academy Award-winning screenplays for the 1962 film To Kill a Mockingbird and the 1983 film...
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07/25/1915 - 08/12/1944
Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Jr. (July 25, 1915 – August 12, 1944) was an American bomber pilot during World War II. He was the eldest of nine children born to Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Sr.,and Rose Elizabeth (née Fitzger...
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01/09/1931 - 07/09/2008
Algis Budrys (January 9, 1931 – June 9, 2008) was a Lithuanian-American science fiction author, editor, and critic.
Jim Marshall (James Charles Marshall)
07/29/1923 - 04/05/2012
James Charles "Jim" Marshall, OBE (July 29, 1923 – April 5, 2012), known as The Father of Loud or The Lord of Loud, was an English businessman, and pioneer of guitar amplification. His company, Marshall Amplification, has created k...
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01/19/1917 - 02/20/2005
John Emmett Raitt (January 29, 1917 – February 20, 2005) was an American actor and singer best known for his performances in musical theater.
12/01/1927 - 03/25/2008
Abby Mann (December 1, 1927 – March 25, 2008) was an American film writer and producer.
01/18/1932 - 01/11/2007
Robert Anton Wilson (born Robert Edward Wilson, January 18, 1932 – January 11, 2007), known to friends as "Bob", was an American author and polymath who became at various times a novelist,philosopher, psychologist, essayist, editor...
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12/03/1936 - 07/02/2011
Robert Anthony Sklar (December 3, 1936 - July 2, 2011) was an American historian specializing in the history of cinema.
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