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Social Famous Calendar - January

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January Monthly Social Famous Holidays

Rising Star Month

Worldwide Rising Star Month

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January Weekly Social Famous Holidays

Sundance Film Festival (Park City, Utah) - January 18-28

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January Daily Social Famous Holidays

Divorce Monday - January 1 (First Monday of the year is when most divorces are filed)

J.R.R. Tolkien Day - January 3 (English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor who is best known as the author of the classic high-fantasy works The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion)

Trivia Day - January 4

National Screenwriters Day - January 5

Stephen Foster Memorial Day - January 13 ("the father of American music", was an American songwriter)

National Bill Cosby Sweater Day - January 20

Robert Burns Day - January 25 (Scottish poet and lyricist)

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January Social Famous Award Shows

Annie Award online balloting begins – January 2

Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala – January 2

Deadline for receipt of final Golden Globe ballots from HFPA members – January 3

Voting Ends for Art Directors Guild Annual Awards Gala - January 3

Nominations Announced for Art Directors Guild Annual Awards Gala - January 4

Oscar Nominations voting opens – January 5

Golden Globe Awards – January 7

Final Voting Begins for Art Directors Guild Annual Awards Gala (All Crafts) - January 8

BAFTA nominations announced – January 9

BAFTA Tea Party – January 11

Oscar Nominations voting closes – January 12

SAG final voting closes – January 19

SAG Awards – January 21

Annie Award voting closes – January - 23

Oscar Nominations Announcement – January 23

Final Voting Ends for Art Directors Guild Annual Awards Gala (All Crafts) - January 25

Art Directors Guild Annual Awards Gala - January 27

Grammy Awards - January 28

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January Social Famous Births

1735 Paul Revere, silversmith/US patriot (British are coming) – January 1

1890 Florence Lawrence, silent screen actress (Confidence), born in Hamilton, Ontario – January 1

1976 Chai Jing, Chinese broadcaster, author and documentary maker (Under the Dome), born in Linfen, Shanxi Province – January 1

1987 Meryl Davis, American ice dancer – January 1

 

1920 Isaac Asimov, Russia, scientist/writer (I Robot, Foundation Trilogy) – January 2

1936 Roger Miller, country singer (King of the Road, Dang Me), born in Fort Worth, Texas – January 2

1961 Gabrielle Carteris, Phoenix Az, actress (Andrea-Beverly Hills 90210) – January 2

1969 Christy Turlington, model (Calvin Klein Eternity), born in San Francisco, California – January 2

 

1939 Bobby Hull, Pointe Anne Ontario, Canadian NHL forward (Chicago Blackhawk 1957-72) – January 3

1946 John Paul Jones [John Baldwin], rock bassist (Led Zeppelin – Stairway to Heaven) – January 3

1956 Mel Gibson, Peekskill NY, actor (Mad Max, Mrs Soffel, Lethal Weapon) – January 3

1981 Eli Manning, American football player and quarterback (NY Giants) – January 3

 

1785 Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm, Germany, philologist and folklorist and editor of “Grimm’s Fairy Tales” (d. 1863) – January 4

1809 Louis Braille, Coupvray France, developer (reading system for blind) – January 4

1930 Don Shula, American NFL coach (Miami Dolphins), born in Grand River Ohio – January 4

1985 Al Jefferson, American basketball player – January 4

 

1874 Joseph Erlanger, American physiologist (shock therapy-Nobel 1944), born in San Francisco, California – January 5

1914 George Reeves, [George Lescher Bessolo], Ashland Ky, actor (Superman, Gone With the Wind) – January 5

1932 Chuck Noll, NFL coach (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Cleveland, Ohio – January 5

1946 Diane Keaton [Hall], LA, actress (Annie Hall, Little Drummer Girl) – January 5

 

1412 Joan of Arc, Domrémy, Roman Catholic Saint and national heroine of France (legendary date) (d. 1431) – January 6

1580 (omedien) John Smith, English explorer (Jamestown) – January 6

1946 Syd Barrett, musician (early Pink Floyd band member), born in Cambridge, England – January 6

1955 Rowan Atkinson, English comedian and actor (Mr Bean, Blackadder), born in Consett, County Durham, England – January 6

 

1800 Millard Fillmore, Locke NY, (Whig) 13th president (1850-53) – January 7

1928 William Peter Blatty, author/director (The Exorcist), born in NYC, New York – January 7

1963 Rand Paul, US politician (Senate-R-Kentucky 2011-), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – January 7

1964 Nicolas Cage, [Coppola], actor (Moonstruck, Racing with the Moon) – January 7

 

1821 James Longstreet, Confederate general (1st Corps, ANV) – January 8

1935 Elvis Presley, American singer and King of Rock and Roll (Blue Suede Shoes, Hounddog), born in Tupelo Mississippi (d. 1977) – January 8

1942 Stephen Hawking, English physicist (Black Holes & Baby Universes) – January 8

1947 David Bowie [Jones], English singer-songwriter (Major Tom, Ziggy Stardust), born in London, England (d. 2016) – January 8

 

1913 Richard Nixon, Yorba Linda, California, 37th President I of the United States (1969-74) – January 9

1935 Bob Denver, New Rochelle, New York, American actor (The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, Gilligan’s Island) – January 9

1944 Jimmy Page, rock guitarist (Led Zeppelin-Stairway to Heaven), born in London, England – January 9

1982 Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge [Kate Middleton], English wife of Crown Prince William, born in Reading, Berksire – January 9

 

1738 Ethan Allen, American Revolutionary War patriot (lead the Green Mountain Boys), born in Litchfield, Connecticut (d. 1789) – January 10

1843 Frank James, American outlaw (member of the James-Younger gang), born in Clay County, Missouri (d. 1915) – January 10

1908 Paul Henreid, Trieste, actor (Casablanca, 4 Horsemen of Apocalypse) – January 10

1945 Rod Stewart, British singer (Maggie Mae, Do You Think I’m Sexy), born in London, England – January 10

 

1755 Alexander Hamilton, US Founding Father and 1st United States Secretary of the Treasury (1789-95), born in Charlestown, Nevis, West Indies (d. 1804) – January 11

1885 Alice Paul, American suffragist (National Woman’s Party), born in Mount Laurel Township, New Jersey – January 11

1930 Rod Taylor, Australian actor (The Birds, Time Machine), born in Sydney, New South Wales – January 11

1971 Mary Jane Blige, New York, American R&B singer-songwriter – January 11

 

1588 John Winthrop, 1st governor (Mass Bay Colony) – January 12

1628 Charles Perrault, author (Mother Goose), born in Paris, France – January 12

1930 [Miles] Tim Horton, Cochrane Ontario, Canadian ice hockey player and co-founder of Tim Hortons – January 12

1954 Howard Stern, Roosevelt NY, “Radio’s Bad Boy” (WKRK, WYSP, WJFK) – January 12

 

1961 Julia Louis-Dreyfus, comedienne (SNL, Seinfeld, Soul Man, Troll), born in NYC, New York – January 13

1966 Patrick Dempsey, American actor (Grey’s Anatomy),born in Lewiston Maine – January 13

1977 Orlando Bloom, Kent England, English actor (Pirates of the Caribbean, The Lord of the Rings) – January 13

1990 Liam Hemsworth, Australian actor (Hunger Games films), born in Melbourne – January 13

 

83 BC Mark Antony [Marcus Antonius], Rome, Roman Politician and General (Battle of Actium) (d. 30 BC) – January 14

1741 Benedict Arnold, Norwich Connecticut, US general turned traitor (American Revolutionary War) – January 14

1941 [Dorothy] Faye Dunaway, Bascom Fl, actress (Chinatown, Bonnie & Clyde) – January 14

1968 LL Cool J, [James Todd Smith], St Albans NY, rapper (Bigger & Deffer) – January 14

 

1875 Abdulaziz Ibn Saud, Founder and first King of Saudi Arabia (1932-53), born in Riyadh, Emirate of Nejd (d. 1953) – January 15

1908 Edward Teller, Budapest Hungary, fathered H-bomb (Manhattan Project), (d. 2003) – January 15

1929 Martin Luther King Jr., American clergyman and leader of the Civil Rights Movement (Nobel 1964), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 1968) – January 15

1996 Dove Cameron, American actress (“Liv and Maddie”), born in Seattle, Washington – January 15

 

1853 Andre Michelin, France, industrialist/tire manufacturer (Michelin) – January 16

1935 A. J. Foyt, American racing driver (Indy 500 – 1961, 64, 67 & 77), born in Houston, Texas – January 16

1948 John Carpenter, Carthage NY, director (Halloween, The Thing) – January 16

1974 Kate Moss, English model (Calvin Klein), born in Croydon, England – January 16

 

1706 Benjamin Franklin, kite flyer/statesman/wit/inventor, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1790) – January 17

1882 Arnold Rothstein, American gambler and mobster (fixed 1919 World Series), born in NYC, New York – January 17

1899 Al Capone, American gangster (Chicago bootlegging), born in Brooklyn, New York – January 17

1922 Betty White, actress (The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Golden Girls), born in Oak Park Illinois – January 17

 

1858 Daniel Williams, Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, surgeon (1st open heart operation), (d. 1931) – January 18

1882 A. A. Milne, English author of the Winnie-the-Pooh books, born in Hampstead Middlesex (d. 1956) – January 18

1892 Oliver Hardy, Harlem Ga, comedy team member (Laurel & Hardy) – January 18

1955 Kevin Costner, American actor (Fandango, Silverado, Bull Durham), born in Los Angeles, California – January 18

 

1807 Robert E. Lee, Stratford Virginia, American Confederate General in Chief during US Civil War, (d. 1870) – January 19

1809 Edgar Allan Poe, author (Pit & the Pendulum), born in Boston, Massachusetts – January 19

1943 Janis Joplin, American rocker and blues singer-songwriter (Down on Me), born in Port Arthur, Texas (d. 1970) – January 19

1946 Dolly Parton, Sevierville Tn, country singer (Dolly, 9 to 5) – January 19

 

1888 Lead Belly, Louisiana, blues 12 string guitarist (Rock Island Line), (d. 1949) – January 20

1926 Patricia Neal, Packard Ky, actress (Hud, Subject Was Roses), (d. 2010) – January 20

1930 Edwin Aldrin Jr, USAF/astro (Gem 12, Ap 11), born in Montclair, New Jersey – January 20

1956 Bill Maher, New York New York, American comedian and political commentator (Real Time with Bill Maher, Politically Incorrect) – January 20

 

1824 Thomas Jackson [“Stonewall”], Clarksburg, Virginia, Lt Gen 2nd Corps (ANV, Confed), (d. 1863) – January 21

1887 Georges Vezina, Chicoutimi Quebec, Canadian ice hockey goalie (Vezina Trophy) – January 21

1905 Christian Dior, Normandy France, fashion designer (New Look) – January 21

1976 Emma Lee Bunton, “Baby Spice”, Finchley vocalist (Spice Girls), born in London, England – January 21

 

1561 Francis Bacon, Strand, statesman/essayist (Novum Organum), born in London, England (d. 1626) – January 22

1875 D.W. Griffith, LaGrange, Kentucky, American film director/producer (Birth of a Nation, Intolerance) – January 22

1934 Bill Bixby, actor (Incredible Hulk, My Favorite Martian), born in San Francisco, California – January 22

1970 Alex Ross, American comic book painter (Marvels, Kingdom Come) – January 22

 

1737 John Hancock, merchant/statesman, (1st to sign Declaration of Independence), (d. 1793), [o.s. 1936-01-12] – January 23

1832 Edouard Manet, French impressionist painter (Olympia, The Luncheon on the Grass), born in Paris, France (d. 1883) – January 23

1964 Mariska Hargitay, American actress (Law and Order: Special Victims Unit), born in Santa Monica, California – January 23

1974 Tiffani-Amber Theissen, actress (Saved by Bell, 90210), born in Long Beach, California – January 23

 

76 Hadrian, Italica, Roman Emperor (117-138, builder of Hadrian’s Wall) – January 24

1862 Edith Wharton [-Jones], Pulitzer prize-winning novelist (Ethan Frome, House of Mirth), born in New York City (d. 1937) – January 24

1941 Neil Diamond, American singer-songwriter, born in Brooklyn, New York – January 24

1943 Sharon Tate, American actress (Valley of the Dolls), born in Dallas, Texas – January 24

 

1759 Robert Burns, Alloway Scotland, poet (Auld Lang Syne), (d. 1796) – January 25

1882 Virginia Woolf [Adeline], author (Jacob’s Room, To Lighthouse), born in London, England (d. 1941) – January 25

1973 Elvis Presley Jr, alleged son of Elvis Presley – January 25

1981 Alicia Keys [Cook], singer-songwriter (Fallin, Where Do We Go From Here), born in New York City – January 25

 

1880 Douglas MacArthur, Little Rock Ark, US General (WW II), (d. 1964) – January 26

1955 Eddie Van Halen, Nijmegan Neth, rock guitarist (Van Halen-Jump, 1984) – January 26

1958 Ellen DeGeneres, omedienne (Ellen Morgan-Ellen), born in New Orleans, Louisiana – January 26

1961 Wayne Gretzky, Brantford Ont, NHL great scorer (Oiler, King, Rangers) – January 26

 

1756 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Austria, musical prodigy/composer (Figaro), (d. 1791) – January 27

1832 Lewis Carroll, [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson], Halton, Cheshire, author (Alice in Wonderland), (d. 1898) – January 27

1979 Jessica Lynn Ferdinand, Miss New York Teen USA (1997) – January 27

1984 Davetta Sherwood, American actress – January 27

 

1841 Henry Morton Stanley, Denbigh Wales, journalist and African explorer (found Livingstone in Africa) (d. 1904) – January 28

1873 Colette [Sidonie-Gabrielle], French novelist and performer (Gigi), born in Paris, France – January 28

1912 Jackson Pollock, Cody Wyoming, expressionist painter (Lavender Mist) – January 28

1981 Elijah Wood, American actor (Good Son, The Lord of the Rings), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa – January 28

 

1737 Thomas Paine, Thetford Great Britain, English/American political essayist (Common Sense, Age of Reason) – January 29

1874 John D. Rockefeller Jr, American financier and philanthropist, born in Cleveland, Ohio – January 29

1945 Tom Selleck, actor (Lance-Rockford Files, Magnum PI), born in Detroit, Michigan – January 29

1954 Oprah Winfrey, Kosciusko Mississippi, Talk show host and actress (‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’ ‘Color Purple’) – January 29

 

1882 Franklin Roosevelt, New Hyde Park NY, 32nd US President (1933-1945), (d. 1945) – January 30

1905 Emilio G. Segrè, Tivoli, Italian physicist and Nobel laureate (discovered the elements technetium, astatine and the sub-atomic antiparticle antiproton) – January 30

1930 Gene Hackman, actor (Bonnie & Clyde, Under Fire, The French Connection), born in San Bernardino California – January 30

1990 Jake Thomas, American actor – January 30

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1913 Don Hutson, Pine Bluff Arkansas, first NFL wide receiver (Green Bay Packers) – January 31

1919 Jackie Robinson, Ga, 1st African American major league baseball player (Dodgers) – January 31

1927 Lorraine Warren, Monroe Connecticut, American paranormal investigator (Amityville haunting) – January 31

1981 Justin Timberlake, singer-songwriter (Sexyback, My Love), born in Memphis, Tennessee – January 31

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January Social Famous Deaths

1953 Hank Williams, country singer (Cold Cold Heart), dies at 29 – January 1

1990 James W. Wood, American astronaut (Dynasoar), dies at 65 – January 1

1994 Cesar Romero, US actor (Joker-Batman), dies at 86 – January 1

2013 Patti Page [Clara Ann Fowler], American pop singer, dies at 85 – January 1

 

1904 James Longstreet, Confederate general, dies at 82 – January 2

1977 Erroll Garner, jazz pianist (Misty), dies at 53 – January 2

2007 Dan Shaver, NASCAR driver and ARCA race car driver/owner (b. 1950) – January 2

2013 Margaret A. Brewer, American soldier and first female general officer in US Marine Corps, dies at 82 – January 2

 

1903 Alois Hitler, father of Adolf Hitler (b. 1837) – January 3

1945 Edgar Cayce, American psychic (b. 1877) – January 3

1967 Jack Ruby, assassin who killed assassin Lee Harvey Oswald, dies of pulmonary embolism at 55 – January 3

2015 Edward W. Brooke (R-Mass), first popularly elected African American to the US Senate (1967-79), dies at 95 – January 3

 

1821 Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton, 1st native-born American saint, dies in Maryland at 46 – January 4

1960 Albert Camus, French author (Stranger), dies in an auto accident at 46 – January 4

1961 Erwin Schrodinger, Austrian physicist and Nobel Laureate, dies at 73 – January 4

1965 T. S. Eliot, American-born British poet (The Waste Land) and Nobel laureate (1948), dies in London at 76 – January 4

 

1796 Samuel Huntington, US judge (signed Declaration of Independence), dies at 64 – January 5

1922 Ernest Shackleton, British-Irish polar explorer (Endurance, Antarctica), dies of a heart attack at 47 – January 5

1933 Calvin Coolidge, 30th President (1923-29), dies in Mass at 60 – January 5

1939 Amelia Earhart, American aviator declared dead after disappearance in 1937. (b. 1897) – January 5

 

1852 Louis Braille, French teacher of the blind and inventor of braille (b. 1809) – January 6

1884 Gregor Mendel, Austrian Augustine monk/heredity pioneer, dies at 61 – January 6

1919 Theodore Roosevelt, 26th US President (R: 1901-09; Nobel 1906), dies in NY at 60 – January 6

1949 Victor Fleming, American film director (“Wizard of Oz”, “Gone With Wind”), dies at 65 – January 6

 

1536 Catherine of Aragon, 1st wife of England’s King Henry VIII, dies at 50 – January 7

1943 Nikola Tesla, Serbian-American physicist (tesla motor), dies at 86 – January 7

1990 Bronislau “Bronko” Nagurski, football hall of famer, dies at 81 – January 7

2015 Stéphane Charbonnier [Charb], French cartoonist and editor of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, dies in a terrorist attack at 47 – January 7

 

1324 Marco Polo, Venetian explorer, dies at 69 – January 8

1642 Galileo Galilei, Italian physicist/astronomer, dies at 77 in Italy – January 8

1825 Eli Whitney, American inventor (Cotton Gin), dies of prostate cancer at 59 – January 8

2016 Maria Teresa de Filippis, Italian racing car driver (first woman to complete in Formula One), dies at 89 – January 8

 

1923 Katherine Mansfield, New Zealand short story writer (The Garden Party), dies of tuberculosis at 34 – January 9

1966 Albert Stevens, an American patient in secret medical trials who survived the highest known radiation dose in a human, dies of heart disease at 79 – January 9

1993 Felix Grucci, fireworks expert, dies of Alzheimer’s disease at 87 – January 9

2014 Dale T. Mortensen, American economist and Nobel laureate, dies at 74 – January 9

 

1778 Carolus linaeus “Carl von Linne”, Swedish botanist/explorer, dies at 70 – January 10

1862 Samuel Colt, American inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47 – January 10

1983 Roy DeMeo, American gangster (Gambino crime family), murdered at 40 – January 10

2016 David Bowie [Jones], English singer-songwriter (Major Tom, Ziggy Stardust), dies of cancer at 69 – January 10

 

1914 Ambrose Bierce, American writer and satirist, dies at 71 – January 11

1991 Jason Christmas, dies of gunshot wound during robbery in NY at 49 – January 11

2008 Sir Edmund Hillary, New Zealand mountaineer/1st to climb Mt Everest in 1953, dies from a heart attack at 88 – January 11

2015 Anita Ekberg, Swedish actress (La Dolce Vita) and Miss Sweden 1950, dies at 83 – January 11

 

1700 Marguerite Bourgeoys, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame in Quebec, dies at 79 – January 12

1976 Agatha Christie, British crime writer (“10 Little Indians”), dies at 85 – January 12

2003 Maurice Gibb, guitarist of the Bee Gees, dies of cardiac arrest at 53 – January 12

2015 Clifford Adams, American trombone player, dies at 62 – January 12

 

1864 Stephen Foster, American composer (My Old Kentucky Home), dies at 37 in New York – January 13

1929 Wyatt Earp, US marshall (OK Corral), dies at 80 – January 13

1941 James Joyce, novelist (Ulysses), dies in Zurich Switzerland, at 58 – January 13

2015 Ronnie Ronalde [Ronald Charles Waldron], British entertainer and world famous whistler, dies at 91 – January 13

 

1898 Lewis Carroll, English writer (Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland), dies at 65 – January 14

1984 Ray Kroc, American fast food entrepreneur (McDonald’s) and owner of baseball’s San Diego Padres, dies of heart failure at 81 – January 14

2006 Shelley Winters, American actress, dies at 85 – January 14

2016 Alan Rickman, English actor (“Die Hard”, “Harry Potter” franchise), dies of cancer at 69 – January 14

 

1947 Elizabeth Short, the Black Dahlia (b. 1924) – January 15

1983 Meyer Lansky, reputed mobster, dies in Miami Beach Fla at 80 – January 15

1988 Sean MacBride, Ireland, commander of Irish Republican Army, dies at 83 – January 15

2007 James Hillier, Canadian inventor of electron microscope (b. 1915) – January 15

 

1794 Edward Gibbon, English historian (The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire), dies in London at 56 – January 16

1901 Hiram R. Revels, American politician, 1st African American Senator, dies at 73 – January 16

1979 Ted Cassidy, actor (Lurch-Addams Family), dies at 46 – January 16

1997 Ennis Cosby, son of Bill Cosby, murdered on LA highway at 29 – January 16

 

1891 George Bancroft, American historian and father of U.S. History, dies at 90 – January 17

1893 Rutherford B. Hayes, 19th US President (1877-81), dies of a heart attack at 70 – January 17

1927 Juliette Gordon Low, American founder of the Girl Scouts of the USA, dies of breast cancer at 66 – January 17

2008 Bobby Fischer, American chess player (b. 1943) – January 17

 

1862 John Tyler, 10th US President (1841-45), dies in Richmond Va at 71 – January 18

1936 Rudyard Kipling, English author (Gunga Din, Nobel 1907), dies at 70 – January 18

1995 Ron Luciano, American baseball umpire (b. 1937) – January 18

2016 Glenn Frey, American singer-songwriter (The Eagles), dies at 67 – January 18

 

1997 Adriana Caselotti, voice of Snow White in Disney’s animated film, dies at 70 – January 19

2000 Hedy Lamarr, Austrian-born actress (b. 1913) – January 19

2006 Wilson Pickett, American singer (b. 1941) – January 19

2013 Stan Musial, American MLB hall of famer, dies from Alzheimer’s disease at 92 – January 19

 

1936 George V, King of Britain (1910-36), dies at 70 – January 20

1993 Audrey Hepburn, actress (Roman Holiday), dies of colon cancer at 63 – January 20

1996 Gerald Joseph Mulligan, baritone saxophonist/composer, dies at 68 – January 20

1997 Edith Haisman, the oldest survivor of Titanic, dies at 100 – January 20

 

1924 Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov Lenin, Russian Revolutionary leader and Premier, dies of a stroke at 53 – January 21

1950 George Orwell, author (Animal Farm, 1984), dies in London at 46 – January 21

1959 Cecil B. DeMille, American filmmaker (The Ten Commandments, Samson and Delilah), dies of heart failure at 77 – January 21

2008 Marie Smith Jones, last native speaker of the Eyak language (b. 1918) – January 21

 

1901 Victoria, [Alexandrine], Britain’s Queen (1837-1901), dies at 81 – January 22

1973 Lyndon B. Johnson, 36th US President (Democrat: 1963-69), dies at his Texas ranch at 64 – January 22

1995 Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, mother of pres JFK, RFK, & Ted, dies at 104 – January 22

2008 Heath Ledger, Australian actor (b. 1979) – January 22

 

1944 Edvard Munch, Norwegian painter (The Scream), dies at 80, bequeathing all of his work to the city of Oslo – January 23

1981 Samuel Barber, American composer (School for Scandal), dies of cancer at 70 – January 23

1989 Salvador Dalí, Catalan artist (b. 1904) – January 23

2016 Walt “No-Neck” Williams, American professional baseball player (White Sox), dies at 72 – January 23

 

1965 Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of Britain (C) (1940-45, 51-55) British leader during WWII dies at 90 – January 24

1989 Ted Bundy, serial killer of up to 100 women, executed in Florida at 42 – January 24

1993 Thurgood Marshall, 1st African American supreme court justice (1967-91), dies 84 – January 24

2016 Yvonne Chouteau, Native American dancer (one of the “five Moons” of Oklahoma), dies at 86 – January 24

 

1366 Henry Suso, German mystic – January 25

1726 Guillaume Delisle, French cartographer (b. 1675) – January 25

1947 Al Capone, Chicago gangster, dies of neurosyphilis at 48 – January 25

1990 Ava Gardner, actress (Barefoot Contessa), dies of pneumonia at 67 – January 25

 

1954 Carl J Eldh, Swedish sculptor, dies at 80 – January 26

1962 Charles “Lucky” Luciano, NYC Mafia gangster, dies of a heart attack at 65 – January 26

1968 Yvor Winters, American poet (b. 1900) – January 26

1993 Jan Gies, Dutch resistance fighter (helped Anne Frank), dies at 87 – January 26

 

1816 Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood/admiral, dies at 92 – January 27

1851 John James Audubon, conservationist (Audubon Society), dies at 65 – January 27

1901 Giuseppe Verdi, Italian composer, dies at 77 – January 27

1993 André the Giant, WWF wrestler, dies of congestive heart failure at 49 – January 27

 

814 Charlemagne, German emperor/Roman Emperor (800-814), dies at 71 – January 28

1547 Henry VIII, King of England (1509-47), dies at 55 – January 28

1991 Harold “Red” Grange, football’s galloping ghost, dies of Parkinson’s disease at 87 – January 28

2016 Paul Kantner, rock singer/guitarist (Jefferson Airplane), dies at 74 – January 28

 

1963 Robert Frost, American poet (New Hampshire, 4 Pulitzers), dies at 88 – January 29

2009 John Martyn, British singer songwriter, dies at 60 – January 29

2010 Tom Brookshier, American football player and sportscaster, dies of cancer at 78 – January 29

2014 Ashutosh Mahara, Indian spiritual leader and founder of the Divine Light Awakening Mission, which claims 30 million followers, dies at 68 – January 29

 

1649 Charles I, King of Great Britain (1625-49), beheaded for treason – January 30

1836 Betsy Ross [Elizabeth Griscom], seamstress widely credited with making the first American flag (b. 1752) – January 30

1948 Mahatma Gandhi, India’s political and spiritual leader, assassinated in New Delhi by Hindu extremists – January 30

1948 Orville Wright, US aviation pioneer, dies at 76 – January 30

 

1606 Guy Fawkes, convicted in the “Gunpowder Plot”, executed at 35 – January 31

1956 A. A. Milne, English author of the Winnie-the-Pooh books, dies at 74 – January 31

1992 Mel Hein, NFL center (NY Giants), dies of stomach cancer at 82 – January 31

2006 Moira Shearer, Scottish actress (The Red Shoes) and ballerina (b. 1926) – January 31

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January Social Famous Weddings

1772 US founding father Thomas Jefferson (30) marries Martha Wayles Skelton (23) – January 1

1936 Actor Paul Henreid (27) weds Elizabeth Camilla Julia Gluck – January 1

1965 Novelist Michael Crichton (22) weds high school sweetheart Joan Radam – January 1

1989 Actor Leonard Nimoy (57) weds actress Susan Bay – January 1

 

1845 Explorer and medical missionary David Livingstone (31) weds Mary Moffat – January 2

1928 Photographer Ansel Adams (25) weds Virginia Best in Yosemite Valley – January 2

2010 Actor Vince Vaughn (39) weds realtor Kyla Weber in Lake Forest, Illinois – January 2

 

1783 US Chief Justice of the Supreme Court John Marshall (27) weds Mary Willis Ambler in Hanover County, Virginia – January 3

1939 MLB catcher Roy Campanella (18) weds Bernice Ray – January 3

1987 Tennis player champ Mats Wilander (22) weds model Sonya Mulholland in South Africa – January 3

2004 Singer Britney Spears (22) weds childhood pal Jason Allen Alexander in Las Vegas, Nevada – January 3

 

1926 Composer Irving Berlin (37) weds heiress Ellin Mackay in a simple civil ceremony – January 4

2012 Roxy Music singer Bryan Ferry (66) weds PR executive Amanda Sheppard (29) in Turks and Caicos Island – January 4

2014 Actor Justin Bartha (35) weds personal trainer Lia Smith in Oahu, Hawaii – January 4

2014 Actress and singer Alexa Vega (25) weds Big Time Rush singer Carlos Pena Jr (24) in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico – January 4

 

1531 Pope Clemens VII forbids English King Henry VIII to re-marry – January 5

1808 Explorer William Clark (37) weds Julia Hancock in Fincastle, Virginia – January 5

1985 NFL football player Reggie White (23) weds Sara Copeland – January 5

2015 Actress Cameron Diaz (42) weds Charlotte guitarist Benji Madden (35) in Beverly Hills, California – January 5

 

1759 US 1st President George Washington marries Martha Dandridge Custis at White House Plantation – January 6

1836 Author Harriet Beecher (24) weds educator Calvin Ellis Stowe (33) in Cincinnati, Ohio – January 6

1903 Theoretical Physicist Albert Einstein (23) weds Mileva Maric – January 6

1945 US First Lady Barbara Bush (19) weds 41st president George H. W. Bush (20) at the First Presbyterian Church in Rye, New York – January 6

 

1880 Pianist Ignacy Jan Paderewski (19) weds Antonina Korsak – January 7

1995 Actor-comedian Martin Lawrence (29) weds former Miss Virginia USA Patricia Southall (24) at Norfolk Waterside Marriott in Virginia – January 7

2006 Punky pop singer Pink (26) weds motocross daredevil and The Surreal Life actor Carey Hart (30) at the Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo in Guanacaste, Costa Rica – January 7

2012 Lady Antebellum singer-songwriter Hillary Scott (26) weds drummer Chris Tyrrell (25) at the Appel Inn near Albany, New York – January 7

 

1811 US Vice President John C. Calhoun (28) weds Floride Bonneau (19) – January 8

1951 Actor Burgess Meredith (43) weds ballerina Kaja Sundsten – January 8

1973 Actor Michael Caine (40) weds model Shakira Baksh (25) at Candlelight Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada – January 8

2005 Rapper and actor Nas (32) weds R&B singer Kelis (25) at Morningside Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia – January 8

 

1428 Pope Martinus V declares Jacqueline, Countess of Haintaut’s marriage to Humphrey Duke of Gloucester invalid – January 9

2005 “Motley Crue” lead singer Vince Neil (43) weds Lia Gerardini at the Four Seasons hotel in Las Vegas – January 9

2007 “Ugly Betty” actress Ashley Jensen (37) weds actor and writer Terence Beesley in a ceremony in the woods of Big Sur, California – January 9

2009 High School Musical actress KayCee Stroh (24) weds Ben Higginson (24) at Salt Lake Temple in Salt Lake City, Utah – January 9

 

1857 Novelist Jules Verne (28) weds Honorine de Viane Morel – January 10

1898 Painter Henri Matisse (28) weds Amélie Noellie Parayre – January 10

1942 Actress Ava Gardner (19) weds actor Mickey Rooney (21) in Ballard, California – January 10

1998 Major League Baseball outfielder Barry Bonds (33) weds Elizabeth Watson (28) at Ritz-Carlton Hotel in San Francisco – January 10

 

1924 Novelist Hermann Hesse (36) weds singer Ruth Wenger – January 11

1976 NBA player Pete Maravich (27) weds college sweetheart Jackie Elliser in Metairie, Louisiana – January 11

2003 “How Stella Got Her Groove Back” actor Taye Diggs (32) weds broadway actress Idina Menzel (31) at Round Hill Hotel and Villas in Montego Bay, Jamaica – January 11

2003 “The Sixth Sense” actress-singer Toni Collette (30) weds musician Dave Galafassi in a Buddhist ceremony near Sydney, Australia – January 11

 

1684 French King Louis XIV marries Madame Maintenon – January 12

1963 Country singer Willie Nelson (29) weds singer Shirley Collie (31) in Las Vegas – January 12

2002 TV Host Conan O’Brien (38) weds Liza Powel (31) at St. James Cathedral in Seattle, Washington – January 12

2006 Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk (37) weds Lhotse Merriam at Tavarua Island Resort in Fiji – January 12

 

1992 MLB baseball right fielder Sammy Sosa (23) weds Sonia Rodriguez – January 13

2006 “The Diary of Anne Frank” actress Shelley Winters (85) weds Gerry DeFord a few hours before her death – January 13

 

1930 Author John Steinbeck (27) weds Carol Henning in Los Angeles, California – January 14

1954 NY Yankee Joe DiMaggio weds actress Marilyn Monroe (27) in her 2nd arriage at San Francisco City Hall – January 14

1958 Human rights activist Malcolm X marries fellow activist Betty Shabazz in Lansing, Michigan – January 14

1980 Actor Samuel L. Jackson (31) weds sports channel producer LaTanya Richardson (30) – January 14

 

1930 Businesswoman Estée Lauder (23) weds businessman Joseph Lauder – January 15

1955 Film director Stanley Kubrick (26) weds theatrical designer Ruth Sobotka (29) – January 15

2011 PGA golfer Hunter Mahan (28) weds former Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader Kandi Harris in Dallas, Texas – January 15

2013 “Gomer Pyle” actor Jim Nabors (82) weds retired performer Stan Cadwallader (64) at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel in Seattle – January 15

 

1864 White chapel murder victims Mary Ann Nichols (18) weds printer’s machinist William Nichols – January 16

1921 Politician Elpidio Quirino (30) weds girlfriend Alicia Syquia – January 16

1954 Painter Marcel Duchamp (66) weds Alexina Duchamp (48) in New York City – January 16

1999 “General Hospital” actor Steve Burton (29) weds model Sheree Gustin (22) at a cliffside church in Dana Point, California – January 16

 

1946 Actor John Wayne (38) weds actress Esperanza Baur in Long Beach, California – January 17

1955 Murderer Charles Manson (20) weds waitress Rosalie Jean Willis (17) – January 17

1988 Publisher Bob Guccione (57) weds actress Katherine Keeton (48) – January 17

2015 Actor/comedian Stephen Fry (57) weds stand-up comedian Elliott Spencer in the Norfolk town of Dereham – January 17

 

1893 British Poet and writer Rudyard Kipling (26) marries Carrie Balestier (29) in London – January 18

1974 Author Maya Angelou (45) weds Paul Bernard Du Feu – January 18

1989 Candace Thomas marries Steve Garvey – January 18

1992 Actress Joan Chen (Twin Peaks) marries Dr Peter Hui – January 18

 

1872 Physicist Wilhelm Röntgen (26) weds Anna Bertha Ludwig in Apeldoorn, Netherlands – January 19

1884 Painter Thomas Eakins (39) weds painter and photographer Susan Macdowell (32) in a Quaker ceremony – January 19

1957 Golfer Gary Player (21) weds Bobby Verwey’s sister Vivienne Verwey – January 19

2013 Figure skater five-time world champion Michelle Kwan (32) weds Clay Pell at the First Unitarian Church of Providence, Rhode Island – January 19

 

1382 King Richard II of England marries Anne of Bohemia and daughter of the Holy Roman Emperor at Westminster Abbey. Anne died of plague in 1394. – January 20

1800 Napoleon I’s sister Carolina marries King Joachim Murat of Naples – January 20

1968 Actress Sharon Tate (24) weds actor/director Roman Polanski (34) in Chelsea, London – January 20

2001 “Fast Lane” actor Peter Facinelli (27) weds actress and director Jennie Garth (28) at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Montecito, California – January 20

 

1966 Beatle George Harrison marries model Patti Boyd – January 21

1973 Actress Jane Fonda weds activist Tom Hayden – January 21

1975 Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor (57) weds toy inventor Jack Ryan (48) (div. 1976) – January 21

2015 “One Tree Hill” star Chad Michael Murray (33) weds actress Sarah Roemer (30) – January 21

 

1942 Novelist Anthony Burgess (25) weds Llewela Jones – January 22

1960 Comedic actor Bob Denver (25) weds Maggie Ryan in California – January 22

2005 Businessman and “The Apprentice” host Donald Trump (56) weds former model Melania Knauss (34) at the Bethesda by the Sea Episcopal Church in Palm Beach, Florida – January 22

2006 Princess of Rock and Roll Lisa Marie Presley (37) weds American guitarist and producer Michael Lockwood (44) at Kyoto, Japan – January 22

 

1906 Composer Igor Stravinsky (23) weds Yekaterina Nosenko – January 23

1999 Princess of Monaco Caroline (42) weds dynastic head of the House of Hanover and Britain’s King George I descendant Prince Ernst August (45) in Monaco – January 23

 

1884 Abolitionist Frederick Douglass marries 2nd wife suffragist Helen Pitts – January 24

1981 Singer Davy Jones (35) weds Anita Pollinger – January 24

2004 “Married … With Children” actor David Faustino (33) weds actress Andrea Elmer (31) at the Little White Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada – January 24

2004 Actress Selma Blair (31) weds producer Ahmet Zappa (29) at Carrie Fisher’s mansion in Beverly Hills, California – January 24

 

1533 England’s King Henry VIII marries Anne Boleyn, his 2nd wife – January 25

1871 US President William McKinley (27) weds Ida Saxton (23) at the First Presbyterian Church in Canton – January 25

1964 MLB outfielder Pete Rose (22) weds first wife Karolyn Englehardt – January 25

1981 Actor Bill Murray (30) weds Margaret Kelly on Super Bowl Sunday in Las Vegas – January 25

 

1858 Inventor Cyrus Hall McCormick (48) weds Nancy Fowler – January 26

1925 Politician Seán MacBride (21) weds Catalina Bulfin in Dublin, Ireland – January 26

1940 Actor Ronald Raegan (28) weds Academy Award-winning actress Jane Wyman (23) at the Wee Kirk o’ the Heather church in Glendale, California – January 26

2005 Professional golfer Arnold Palmer (75) weds Kathleen Gawthrop in an intimate ceremony at a cottage on the beach at Turtle Bay Resort – January 26

 

1937 Musician Nat King Cole (17) weds dancer Nadine Robinson in Ypsilanti, Michigan – January 27

1996 “ER” TV actress Yvette Freeman (39) weds musical director Lawny Hartley (49) in Dunleith, Delaware – January 27

2006 Mexican Latin Grammy Award singer Ana Barbara (35) weds Jose Maria Fernandez in Mexico – January 27

 

1867 Labor union leader Samuel Gompers (17) weds co-worker Sophia Julian (16) in Brooklyn, New York – January 28

1929 Mobster Bugsy Siegel (23) weds childhood sweetheart Esta Krakower – January 28

1956 Science student later astronaut Neil Armstrong marries fellow student Janet Elizabeth Shearon in Wilmette, Illinois – January 28

1982 Actor Danny Devito (37) weds actress Rhea Perlman (33) – January 28

 

1839 English Naturalist and author of Origin of the Species Charles Darwin marries Emma Wedgwood – January 29

1917 Sculptor Auguste Rodin (76) weds Rose Beuret – January 29

1945 Actress Gloria Swanson (45) weds William N. Davey – January 29

1958 Academy Award-winning actor Paul Newman (33) weds “The Three Faces of Eve” actress Joanne Woodward (27) at the El Rancho hotel-casino in Las Vegas – January 29

 

1934 Actor and comedian Lou Costello marries burlesque dancer Anne Battler – January 30

1934 Painter Salvador Dali (30) weds Gala Dali (39) in a civil ceremony in Paris – January 30

1985 NFL Quarterback Dan Marino (23) weds Claire Veazey at St. Regis Roman Catholic Church in Pennsylvania – January 30

2011 “Chuck” actress Sarah Lancaster (30) weds attorney Matthew Jacobs in Southern California – January 30

 

1842 10th US President John Tyler’s daughter Elizabeth marries in White House – January 31

1960 Songwriter Adolph Green marries actress/singer Phyllis Newman in NYC – January 31

1974 “The Outlaw” actress Jane Russell (52) weds real-estate broker John Calvin People (45) in Santa Barbara, California – January 31

2009 “Stay” singer-songwriter Lisa Loeb (40) weds Late Night with Conan O’Brien music supervisor Roey Hershkovitz (30) at Manhattan restaurant in New York City – January 31

Month   -   Week  -   Day  -   Award Shows  -   Births  -   Deaths  -   Weddings  -   Divorces

January Social Famous Divorces

1990 Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber (41) divorces singer/dancer Sarah Brightman (29) after almost 7 years of marriage – January 3

2004 Britney Spears has her surprise marriage annulled less than 55 hours after tying the knot with childhood friend Jason Alexander at the Little White Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas – January 4

1967 Actor Lee Marvin (42) divorces Elizabeth Ebeling after 14 years of marriage – January 5

1985 Actress-singer Janet Jackson (18) divorces fellow R&B singer James DeBarge (21) only 4 months after getting married – January 7

1499 Louis XII of France after papal divorce marries Anne, Duchess of Brittany to keep duchy for the crown – January 8

1998 Roseanne Barr files for divorce from 3rd husband Ben Thomas – January 8

1810 French church annuls marriage of Napoleon I & Empress Joséphine – January 10

1967 Actor Christopher Plummer (37) divorces columnist Patricia Lewis after nearly 5 years of marriage – January 10

1981 Singer James Brown (47) divorces Deidre Jenkins after 10 years of marriage – January 10

1971 1st "Quickie" Divorce granted in UK – January 11

1994 Kathleen Kinmont files for divorce from Lorenzo Lamas – January 14

2010 "Easy Rider" director and actor Dennis Hopper (73) divorces his fifth wife Victoria Duffy due to irreconcilable differences and out-of-control spending – January 14

1990 NFL coach Jimmy Johnson (26) divorces Linda Kay Cooper after 26 years of marriage – January 17

1996 Lisa Marie Presley files for divorce from Michael Jackson in NY – January 18

1977 Director Martin Scorsese (34) divorces Julia Cameron (28) after 1 year of marriage – January 19

2011 Actress Jaime Pressly (35) divorces entertainment lawyer Simran Singh (33) due to irreconcilable differences after more than 1 year of marriage – January 21

1997 "Wall Street" actor Charlie Sheen (31) divorces model Donna Peele after nearly 5 months of marriage – January 27

2011 "Desperate Housewives" actress Eva Longoria (37) divorces NBA player Tony Parker (30) due to irreconcilable differences after 3 years of a storybook wedding – January 28

1951 Actress Elizabeth Taylor's 1st divorce from hotel heir Conrad Hilton Jr – January 29

1990 Actor Michael Keaton (38) divorces actress Caroline McWilliams (44) after 7 years of marriage – January 29

1994 Actor Bill Murray (43) divorces Margaret Kelly after 13 years of marriage – January 29

1957 Actress Elizabeth Taylor's 2nd divorce from actor Michael Wilding – January 31


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Social Famous Calendar - February

Week  -   Day  -   Award Shows  -   Births  -   Deaths  -   Weddings  -   Divorces

February Weekly Social Famous Holidays

Publicity for Profit Week - February 2-8

International Week of Black Women In the Arts - February 7-15

National Marriage Week USA - February 7-14

Week  -   Day  -   Award Shows  -   Births  -   Deaths  -   Weddings  -   Divorces

February Daily Social Famous Holidays

Facebook's Birthday - February 4

Move Hollywood & Broadway to Lebanon, PA Day - February 5

International Day of Black Women in the Arts - February 7

Laugh and Get Rich Day - February 8

World Marriage Day - February 11 (Second Sunday in February)

Week  -   Day  -   Award Shows  -   Births  -   Deaths  -   Weddings  -   Divorces

February Social Famous Award Shows

Annie Awards – February 3

Oscar Nominees Luncheon – February 5

The Academy’s Scientific and Technical Awards – February 10

BAFTA Awards – February 18

Oscars final voting opens – February 20

Oscars final voting closes – February 27

Week  -   Day  -   Award Shows  -   Births  -   Deaths  -   Weddings  -   Divorces

February Social Famous Births

1901 Clark Gable, Cadiz Ohio, American actor (Gone With the Wind) - February 1

1902 Langston Hughes, Joplin, Missouri, American poet (Weary Blues) and playwright (Mulatto) - February 1

1968 Lisa Marie Presley Keough Jackson, daughter of Elvis, born in Memphis, Tennessee - February 1

1994 Harry Styles, Holmes Chapel Cheshire, British pop singer (One Direction) - February 1

 

1882 James Joyce, Ireland, novelist/poet (Dubliners, Ulysses, Finnigan's Wake) - February 2

1895 George Halas [Papa Bear], NFL pioneer (owner of the Chicago Bears), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1983) - February 2

1947 Farrah Fawcett, Texas, actress (Charley's Angels, Burning Bed) - February 2

1954 Ina Garten, American author and TV personality (Barefoot Contessa), born in Brooklyn, New York - February 2

 

1821 Elizabeth Blackwell, Bristol England, 1st woman physician - February 3

1926 Glen Tetley, US choreographer - February 3

1940 Fran Tarkenton, NFL QB (NY Giants, Minnesota Vikings), born in Richmond, Virginia - February 3

1970 Warwick Davis, British actor - February 3

 

1893 Raymond Dart, Australian paleoanthropologist (Australopithecus africanus) - February 4

1902 Charles A Lindbergh, pilot (1st to fly solo across Atlantic), born in Detroit, Michigan - February 4

1913 Rosa Parks, Tuskegee Alabama, American civil rights activist (bus protestor) - February 4

1948 Alice Cooper, [Vincent Furnier], rocker (School's Out), born in Detroit, Michigan - February 4

 

1723 John Witherspoon, Gifford Scotland, president of the College of New Jersey (signed Declaration of Independence) - February 5

1891 Elizabeth Ryan, Anaheim California, doubles tennis champ (6 time Wimbled) - February 5

1934 Don Cherry, Canadian hockey commentator (Hockey Night in Canada), born in Kingston, Ontario - February 5

1985 Cristiano Ronaldo, Funchal Portgual, Portuguese footballer - February 5

 

1756 Aaron Burr, 3rd US Vice President (D-R: 1801-05) who killed Alexander Hamilton in a pistol duel, born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 1836) - February 6

1833 J.E.B. Stuart [James Ewell Brown "Jeb" Stuart], Patrick County, Virginia, Confederate General - February 6

1911 Ronald Reagan, Tampico IL, actor (Bedtime for Bonzo) and 40th US President (R) (1981-89) - February 6

1945 Bob [Robert Nesta] Marley, Nine Mile St Ann, Jamaican reggae musician and singer-songwriter (Wailers-No Woman) - February 6

 

1812 Charles Dickens, English novelist (Oliver Twist, Tale of Two Cities), born in Portsmouth, Hampshire (d. 1870) - February 7

1867 Laura Ingalls Wilder, author (Little House on Prairie), born in Pepin, Wisconsin (d. 1957) - February 7

1962 Garth Brooks, country vocalist (No Fences, Double Live), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma - February 7

1978 Ashton Kutcher, American actor (That 70s Show), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa - February 7

 

1820 William Tecumseh Sherman, Major General (Union Army), (d. 1891) - February 8

1828 Jules Verne, writer "Father of Science Fiction" (Around the World in 80 days), born in Nantes, France - February 8

1960 Dino Ciccarelli, Canadian NHL right wing (Minnesota North Stars, Washington Capitals), Sarnia Ontario - February 8

1990 Bethany Hamilton, Pro-surfer (Soul Surfer), born in Lihue Hawaii - February 8

 

1773 William Henry Harrison, Charles City Virginia, 9th President of the United States (March 4-April 4, 1841) - February 9

1923 Brendan Behan, author/poet (Hostage), born in Dublin, Ireland - February 9

1944 Alice Walker, US, novelist (Color Purple, Meridian) - February 9

1985 David Gallagher, American actor - February 9

 

1890 Boris Pasternak, Moscow, Russian novelist/poet (Doctor Zhivago, Nobel 1958) - February 10

1951 Bob Iger, American businessman (CEO of The Walt Disney Company), born in New York City, New York - February 10

1974 Elizabeth Banks, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, American actress (The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Man on a Ledge) - February 10

1997 Chloe Moretz, American actress - February 10

 

1800 William Henry Fox Talbot, Wiltshire England, photographic pioneer - February 11

1812 Alexander H. Stephens, US Confederate Vice President, (d. 1883) - February 11

1847 Thomas Edison, American inventor of over 1000 patents, born in Milan, Ohio (d. 1931) - February 11

1969 Jennifer Aniston, Sherman Oaks California, actress (Rachel-Friends) - February 11

 

1663 Cotton Mather, American Puritan minister (Salem witchcraft trials), born in Boston, Massachusetts - February 12

1809 Abraham Lincoln, American politician (R) 16th President (1861-65), born in Hardin County, Kentucky (d. 1865) - February 12

1809 Charles Darwin, English naturalist (Origin of the Species) who conceived the theory of evolution by natural selection, born in Shrewsbury, Shropshire (d. 1882) - February 12

1973 Tara Strong, Canadian-American voice actress (Rugrats, The Powerpuff Girls), born in Toronto, Ontario - February 12

 

1743 Joseph Banks, English botanist and naturalist (d. 1820) - February 13

1885 Elizabeth Virginia [Bess] Truman, US First Lady (1945-52) - February 13

1944 Jerry Springer, talk show host (Jerry Springer Show), born in London, England - February 13

1974 Robbie Williams, English singer - February 13

 

1818 Frederick Douglass, African-American abolitionist/lecturer/editor (exact year unknown) - February 14

1944 Carl Bernstein, Washington Post investigative reporter (Watergate) - February 14

1951 JoJo Starbuck, American ice skater - February 14

1972 Rob Thomas, lead singer of pop band Matchbox Twenty - February 14

 

1564 Galileo Galilei, Pisa Italy, astronomer/physicist - February 15

1809 Cyrus Hall McCormick, Shenandoah Valley Virginia, American inventor (Mechanical reaper) - February 15

1907 Cesar Romero, American actor (Joker-Batman, Ocean's 11), born in NYC, New York - February 15

1954 Matt Groening, cartoonist (Life in Hell, Simpsons) - February 15

 

1883 Elizabeth Craig, British writer (d. 1980) - February 16

1921 Vera-Ellen [Westmeier Rohe], American actress/dancer (Wonder Man), born in Norwood, Ohio - February 16

1936 Carl Icahn, American businessman (Icahn Enterprises), born in NYC, New York - February 16

 

1895 Edna Park Edwards, American stage and vaudeville actress, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1967) - February 17

1963 Michael Jordan, NBA guard/forward (Chicago Bulls) and sports superstar - February 17

1972 Billie Joe Armstrong, singer/musician (Green Day), born in Oakland, California - February 17

1991 Bonnie Wright, British actress (Ginny Weasley in "Harry Potter" franchise), born in London, England - February 17

 

1745 Alessandro Volta, Italian physicist and inventor of the 1st battery, born in Como, Italy (d. 1827) - February 18

1933 Yoko Ono Lennon, [Mrs John Lennon], singer and artist, born in Tokyo, Japan - February 18

1965 Dr. Dre, [Andre Romelle Young], Compton, California, American rapper and record producer - February 18

1970 Susan Egan, American actress - February 18

 

1473 Nicolaus Copernicus, Toruń Royal Prussia, Polish mathematician and astronomer (d. 1543) - February 19

1924 Lee Marvin, actor (Paint Your Wagon, Cat Ballou), born in NYC, New York - February 19

1959 Roger Goodell, Jamestown New York, American NFL Commissioner - February 19

1993 Victoria Justice, American Actress - February 19

 

1902 Ansel Adams, photographer (1966 ASMP Award), born in San Francisco, California - February 20

1942 Phil Esposito, Sault Ste. Marie Ontario, NHL center/GM (Bruins, Rangers) - February 20

1967 Kurt Cobain, Aberdeen Washington, rock vocalist (Nirvana) - February 20

1988 Rihanna, Barbadian singer - February 20

 

1946 Alan Rickman, actor (Robin Hood Prince of Thieves, Harry Potter) - February 21

1964 Scott Kelly, American astronaut, born in Orange, New Jersey - February 21

1979 Jennifer Love Hewitt, actress (Sarah Reeves-Party of Five) - February 21

1987 Ellen Page, Canadian actress ("Juno"), born in Halifax, Nova Scotia - February 21

 

1732 George Washington, Westmoreland, Virginia, 1st American president (1789-97) - February 22

1891 "Chico" Marx, actor/comedian (Marx Brothers, Animal Crackers), born in NYC, New York - February 22

1962 Steve Irwin, Australian naturalist and TV personality (The Crocodile Hunter), born in Melbourne, Victoria - February 22

1975 Drew Barrymore, American actress (ET, Firestarter, Poison Ivy), born in Los Angeles, California - February 22

 

1685 George Frideric Handel, German-British baroque composer and organist (Messiah, Water Music), born in Halle, Duchy of Magdeburg, Germany (d. 1759) - February 23

1868 William E B Du Bois, Great Barrington Massachusetts, civil rights activist and writer (Souls of Black Folk) - February 23

1889 Victor Fleming, American film director ("Wizard of Oz", "Gone with the Wind"), (d. 1949) - February 23

1994 Dakota Fanning, American actress - February 23

 

1786 Wilhelm Karl Grimm, Hanau Germany, story teller (Grimm's Fairy Tales) - February 24

1874 Honus Wagner, Chartiers, Pennsylvania, HOF shortstop (Pittsburgh Pirates, 1900-17) - February 24

1950 George Thorogood, American singer and guitarist (The Delaware Destroyers-Bad to the Bone), born in Wilmington, Delaware - February 24

1955 Steve Jobs, American computer entrepreneur and co-founder of Apple (d. 2011), born in San Francisco, California - February 24

 

1841 Pierre Auguste Renoir, Limoges France, Impressionist painter/sculptor - February 25

1901 [Herbert] Zeppo Marx, comedian/actor (Marx Brothers), born in NYC, New York - February 25

1903 King Clancy, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1986) - February 25

1943 George Harrison, rocker (Beatle/Traveling Wilburys-My Sweet Lord) - February 25

 

1802 Victor Hugo, France, author (Hunchback of Notre Dame, Les Miserables) - February 26

1829 Levi Strauss, German-born American clothing designer, born in Buttenheim, Bavaria (d. 1902) - February 26

1932 Johnny Cash, Kingsland Arkansas, American country singer (I Hear the Train Coming) - February 26

1978 John Tartaglia, Broadway performer and "Muppeteer" - February 26

 

1902 John Steinbeck, Salinas California, author (Grapes of Wrath-Nobel 1962) - February 27

1932 Elizabeth Taylor, English-American actress (Father of the Bride, Butterfield 8, Cleopatra) (d. 2011), born in London, England - February 27

1981 Josh Groban, American singer (You Raise Me Up), born in Los Angeles, California - February 27

1983 Kate Mara, American actress (House of Cards, 24), born in Bedford, New York - February 27

 

1890 Joe Malone, Canadian ice hockey center (Quebec Bulldogs), born in Quebec City, Québec (d. 1969) - February 28

1901 Linus Pauling, Portland, Oregon, American chemist/peace activist (Nobel 1954, 1962) - February 28

1940 Mario Andretti, Italian American race-car driver (1969 Indianapolis 500, 1978 Formula One World Champion) - February 28

1973 Eric Lindros, NHL center (Philadelphia Flyers), born in London, Ontario - February 28

 

1736 Ann Lee, American founder of the Shakers, born in Manchester, England (d. 1784) - February 29

1840 John Philip Holland, Liscannor Ireland, father of the modern submarine - February 29

1936 Henri Richard, NHL center (Montreal Canadiens), born in Montreal, Quebec - February 29

1976 Ja Rule, American rapper and actor - February 29

Week  -   Day  -   Award Shows  -   Births  -   Deaths  -   Weddings  -   Divorces

February Social Famous Deaths

1851 Mary Shelley, novelist (Frankenstein), dies of a brain tumour at 53 - February 1

1944 Piet Mondrian, abstract painter (Composition in Blue), dies at 71 - February 1

2003 Crew of the STS-107 Mission (Space Shuttle Columbia disaster) - February 1

2015 Monty Oum, American Animator (RWBY), dies of an allergic reaction at 33 - February 1

 

1925 Jaap Eden, Dutch world champion cyclist and speed skater, dies at 51 - February 2

1979 Sid Vicious, [John Simon Ritchie], bassist (Sex Pistols), OD's at 21 - February 2

1996 Gene Kelly, actor/dancer (Singing in the Rain), dies at 83 - February 2

2014 Philip Seymour Hoffman, American actor (Capote, Moneyball) dies at 46 of a suspected drug overdose - February 2

 

1924 Woodrow Wilson, 28th US president (1913-21), dies at his home in Washington at 67 - February 3

1959 Buddy Holly, rock and roll musician (That'll be the Day), dies in a plane crash at 22 - February 3

1959 Big Bopper, rocker, dies in plane crash at 28 - February 3

1959 Richie Valens, rock vocalist (Donna), killed in plane crash at 17 - February 3

 

1880 James Donnelly, patriarch of the "Black Donnellys", murdered in the Black Donnelly massacre at 63 - February 4

1975 Louis Jordan, American musician (b. 1908) - February 4

1987 Liberace, pianist (Liberace Show, Evil Chandell-Batman), dies at 67 - February 4

2016 Edgar Mitchell, NASA astronaut (Apollo 14), dies at 85 - February 4

 

1881 Thomas Carlyle, historian/essayist, dies in London at 85 - February 5

1972 Marianne Moore, US poetess (Pulitzer 1951), dies at 84 - February 5

2011 Brian Jacques, English author, author of the Redwall series (b. 1939) - February 5

2013 Stuart Freeborn, English motion picture make-up artist, dies at 98 - February 5

 

1685 Charles II, King of England, Scotland, and Ireland (1660-85), dies at 54 - February 6

1960 Jesse Belvin, rocker, dies at 26 in a car crash - February 6

1993 Arthur Ashe, tennis star (Wimbledon 1975), dies of AIDS at 49 - February 6

1994 Jack Kirby, cartoonist (X-Men, Spider-Man, Hulk), dies at 76 - February 6

 

1823 Ann Radcliffe (Ward), English poet/author of horror novels, dies at 58 - February 7

1938 Harvey Firestone, American manufacturer and founder of the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company, dies at 69 - February 7

1990 Alfredo M. Santos, First Four-star General of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, World War II hero (b. 1905) - February 7

2001 Anne Morrow Lindbergh, American author and aviator, dies of a stroke at 94 - February 7

 

1725 Peter the Great [Pyotr Alexeyevich Romanov], Tsar of Russia (1682-1725) dies of uremia at 52 - February 8

1932 [Vincent] Mad Dog Coll, mobster, killed by Dutch Schultz gang at 23 - February 8

1956 Connie Mack, baseball manager (Philadelphia A's, 1901-50), dies at 93 - February 8

2016 John Disley, Welsh athlete (co-founded London Marathon), dies at 87 - February 8

 

1555 Rowland Taylor, English pastor (executed) (b. 1510) - February 9

1881 Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Russian novelist (Crime & Punishment), dies at 59) - February 9

1906 Paul Laurence Dunbar, African American dialect poet, dies at 33 in Dayton, Ohio) - February 9

2010 Phil Harris, American fisherman from Discovery Channel's Deadliest Catch (b. 1956) ) - February 9

 

1923 Wilhelm Röntgen, German physicist who discovered X-rays (Nobel 1901), dies of cancer at 77) - February 10

1992 Alex Haley, US writer (Autobiography of Malcolm X, Roots), dies at 70 - February 10

2005 Arthur Miller, American playwright, dies at 89 - February 10

2014 Shirley Temple, American actress and diplomat, famous 1930s child star (Bright Eyes, Heidi), dies of natural causes at 85 - February 10

 

1650 René Descartes, French philosopher "I think therefore I am", stops thinking at 53 - February 11

1963 Sylvia Plath, American poet/novelist (Ariel), commits suicide at 30 - February 11

1993 Oksana Kostina, Russian gymnist, dies in an auto accident - February 11

2012 Whitney Houston, American singer and actress, dies from an accidental drowning at age 48 - February 11

 

1789 Ethan Allen, American Revolutionary War patriot (lead the Green Mountain Boys), dies of an apoplectic fit at 51 - February 12

1896 Isaac Murphy, jockey, 628 wins on 1,412 mounts (44.5%), dies at 35 - February 12

1971 James Cash Penney, US founder (J C Penney), dies at 95 - February 12

2000 Charles M. Schulz, American cartoonist, dies at 77 - February 12

 

1728 Cotton Mather, American Puritan minister, dies at 65 - February 13

1883 Wilhelm Richard Wagner, composer, dies at 69 - February 13

1982 Zeng Jinlian, Hunan China, grew to 8'1" (tallest woman), dies at 17 - February 13

2016 Antonin Scalia, American 105th Supreme Court Justice (1986-2016), dies at 79 - February 13

 

270 St. Valentine marking Valentines Day (some sources say 269, others 273). - February 14

1779 James Cook, British explorer, navigator and cartographer who was the first European to explore much of Australia, the Pacific Islands and New Zealand, killed by Native Hawaiians near Kealakekua on the Island of Hawaii at 50 - February 14

1891 William Tecumseh Sherman, Union Civil War General, dies at 71 - February 14

2003 Dolly the Sheep, first mammal to be cloned from an adult cell dies young form a progressive lung disease aged 6 - February 14

 

1896 E J Nicholson, writer, dies - February 15

1922 Clara [G Meijer-]Wichmann, German/Dutch anarchist/feminist, dies at 36 - February 15

1965 Nat King Cole, American singer (Unforgettable, Mona Lisa), dies at 49 - February 15

2002 Kevin Smith, New Zealand actor (Ares-Hercules), dies at 38 after falling from a prop tower - February 15

 

1653 Johannes Schultz, composer, dies at 70 - February 16

1939 Jura Soyfer, Jewish political and cabaret writer, dies at Buchenwald concentration camp at 26 - February 16

1990 Keith Haring, American graffiti artist (brilliant baby), dies of AIDS at 31 - February 16

2013 Tony Sheridan, English singer-songwriter and guitarist, dies at 72 - February 16

 

1796 James Macpherson, Scottish writer and poet, dies at 59 - February 17

1909 Geronimo [one who yawns], Apache chief, dies at 79 - February 17

1924 Henry Bacon, American architect, dies at 57 - February 17

2013 Mindy McCready, American country singer, commits suicide by gunshot at 37 - February 17

 

1546 Martin Luther, biblical scholar/religious reformer, dies at 62 - February 18

1564 Michelangelo Buonarroti, Italian sculptor/painter (David), dies at 88 - February 18

1587 Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots (1560-87), beheaded at 44 - February 18

1967 Robert Oppenheimer, creator of atomic bomb, dies of throat cancer at 62 - February 18

 

1806 Elizabeth Carter, English writer (b. 1717) - February 19

1942 Frank Abbandando, American gangster (executed) (b. 1910) - February 19

1951 Andre Gide, French writer (Nobel 1947), dies of pneumonia at 81 - February 19

2016 [Nelle] Harper Lee, American author (To Kill a Mockingbird), dies at 89 - February 19

 

1895 Frederick Douglass, escaped slave, anti-slavery leader, dies at 77 - February 20

1966 Chester W Nimitz, US admiral (WW II), dies at 80 - February 20

1993 Ferruccio Lamborghini, Italian auto-designer (Miura), dies - February 20

2016 Peter Mondavi, American winemaker (Charles Krug - Napa Valley), dies at 101 - February 20

 

1437 King James I of Scotland dies at 42 - February 21

1803 Edward Despard, last person drawn & quartered in England - February 21

1965 Malcolm X [Little], African American human rights activist and Muslim minister, assassinated in New York City at 39 - February 21

1974 Tim Horton, Canadian hockey player and co-founder of Tim Hortons, dies in a car crash at 44 - February 21

 

1512 Amerigo Vespucci, Italian explorer (America), dies at 60 - February 22

1832 Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, German writer, dies at 82 - February 22

1987 Andy Warhol, pop artist, dies of a heart attack at 58 - February 22

2016 Yolande Betbeze Fox, Miss America 1951, first to refuse to parade in a swimsuit, dies at 87 - February 22

 

1821 John Keats, Romantic poet, dies of tuberculosis at 25 in Rome - February 23

1848 John Quincy Adams, 6th US President (1825-1829), dies of a stroke at 80 - February 23

1995 James Herriot [Alfred Wight], Scottish author (All Creatures Great & Small), dies at 78 - February 23

1995 James Herriot [Alfred Wight], Scottish author (All Creatures Great & Small), dies at 78 - February 23

 

1815 Robert Fulton, steamboat pioneer, dies at 49 - February 24

1922 Dmitri B Shostakovitch, father of Russian composer Dmitri D S, dies - February 24

1990 Malcolm Forbes, CEO (Forbes Publishing), dies of a heart attack at 70 - February 24

2014 Harold Ramis, American actor & director, dies from vasculitis at 69 - February 24

 

1723 Christopher Wren, England, astronomer/architect, dies at 90 - February 25

1957 Bugs Moran, American gangster, dies of lung cancer in prison at 65 - February 25

1983 Tennessee Williams, US playwright and writer (Streetcar Named Desire), dies at 71 - February 25

2016 Tony Burton, American actor (Rocky films) and boxer, dies at 78 - February 25

 

1965 Jimmie Lee Jackson, civil rights activist, dies from gunshot wounds at 26 - February 26

1981 Howard Hanson, American classical music composer and conductor (Nordic), dies at 84 - February 26

2015 Earl Lloyd, 1st American American to play basketball in the NBA, dies at 86 - February 26

2016 Andy Bathgate, professional ice hockey player (New York Rangers, 1958 NHL MVP), dies at 83 - February 26

 

1892 Louis Vuitton, French luggage maker (b. 1821) - February 27

1986 Jacques Plante, Canadian ice hockey goalie, dies of stomach cancer at 57 - February 27

2003 Fred Rogers, host of TV's "Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood" dies at age 74 - February 27

2015 Leonard Nimoy, American actor (Spock-Star Trek, Mission Impossible), dies of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at 83 - February 27

 

1525 Cuauhtémoc, the last Aztec Emperor (1520 - 1521), tortured and killed by Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés - February 28

1978 Eric Frank Russell, sci-fi author (Hugo, Deep Space), dies at 73 - February 28

2009 Paul Harvey, American radio broadcaster, dies at 90 - February 28

2015 Alex [Alexander] Johnson, American professional baseball player, dies at 72 - February 28

 

1932 “Big Ed” Morris, pitcher (Boston Red Sox), dies – February 29

1960 Melvin Purvis, American FBI Agent, dies of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at 56 – February 29

2012 Davy Jones, English musician, dies from heart attack at 66 – February 29

Week  -   Day  -   Award Shows  -   Births  -   Deaths  -   Weddings  -   Divorces

February Social Famous Weddings

1840 Novelist Alexandre Dumas (37) weds actress Ida Ferrier - February 1

1932 Film director Frank Capra (34) weds secretary Lucille Reyburn - February 1

1986 Singer Diana Ross marries Norwegian businessman Arne Naess in Switz - February 1

1997 Retired MLB player Johnny Bench (49) weds stockbroker Elizabeth Benton - February 1

 

1870 American writer (Huckleberry Finn) Samuel Langhorne Clemens, pen name Mark Twain, (34) marries Olivia Langdon (24) in Elmira, NY - February 2

1957 Actress Elizabeth Taylor (24) marries for the 3rd time to producer Mike Todd (47) - February 2

1963 Filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola (23) weds documentary filmmaker Eleanor Jessie Neil (26) in Las Vegas, Nevada - February 2

1997 "American Idol" judge Paula Abdul (34) weds sportswear designer Brad Beckerman at The Beverly Hills Four Seasons Hotel - February 2

 

1910 Author James Weldon Johnson (38) weds civil rights activist Grace Nail Johnson (24) at her family's home - February 3

1994 Actor Jean-Claude Van Damme (32) weds Darcy Lapier (28) in Bangkok - February 3

2006 Bill Nye "The Science Guy" (50) weds author/oboist Blair Tindall at Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles - February 3

2015 Golden Globe Award actor Johnny Depp (51) weds model Amber Heard (28) at their home in Los Angeles - February 3

 

1924 Jazz musician Louis Armstrong (22) weds pianist Lil Armstrong (26) - February 4

1939 Singer Frank Sinatra (23) marries 1st wife Nancy Barbato - February 4

1941 Actress Vera-Ellen (19) weds fellow dancer Robert Hightower - February 4

2006 Daughter of June Carter country singer Carlene Carter (50) weds Joe Brown began at Cinnamon Hill in Jamaic - February 4

 

1826 US president Millard Fillmore (26) weds Abigail Powers (27) - February 5

1971 Actress Judi Dench (36) weds actor Michael Williams (35) at St Mary's Catholic Church in Hampstead, London - February 5

1990 Actor Rowan Atkinson (35) weds Sunetra Sastry in New York - February 5

2007 "Rudo y Cursi" Mexican actor Diego Luna (28) weds actress and model Camila Sodi (21) in Mexico City - February 5

 

1843 Frontiersman Kit Carson (33) weds Josefa Jaramillo (14) at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church - February 6

1949 Diplomat Henry Kissinger (25) weds Ann Fleisher (23) in Washington Heights, Manhattan - February 6

1993 US Senator Mitch McConnell (51) weds economist Elaine Chao - February 6

1995 "The Beach Boys" leader and chief songwriter Brian Wilson (52) weds former model Melinda Ledbetter (47) at Palos Verdes in Peninsula, California - February 6

 

1925 Heavyweight boxing champ Jack Dempsey (29) weds actress Estelle Taylor (30) - February 7

1931 Aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart (33) weds publisher George Palmer Putnam (43) in Noank, Connecticut - February 7

1988 Heavyweight boxing champ Mike Tyson marries actress Robin Givens - February 7

2009 Actress and skating champ Kristy Swanson (39) weds 1993 World Pair Skater Champion Lloyd Eisler (45) at The Madonna Inn in San Luis Obispo, California - February 7

 

1985 Director Martin Scorsese (42) weds producer Barbara De Fina (35) - February 8

2001 MLB outfielder David Justice (34) weds model Rebecca Villalobos - February 8

 

1864 Brigadier General George Armstrong Custer marries Elizabeth Clift Bacon - February 9

1957 Actor Richard Harris (26) weds socialite Elizabeth Rees (20) - February 9

1989 NBA power forward Charles Barkley (26) weds legal aide Maureen Blumhardt in Elkton, Maryland - February 9

1991 Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber (42) weds equestrian Madeleine Gurdon (28) in Westminster, London - February 9

 

1840 British Queen Victoria (20) marries her cousin Albert (20) of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, later the Prince Consort at St James' Palace - February 10

1946 1st black pro-baseball player Jackie Robinson marries Rachel Isum - February 10

1966 Reggae Musician Bob Marley (21) marries fellow musician Rita Anderson (19) - February 10

2001 Singer-comedian Weird Al Yankovic (41) weds Suzanne Krajewski - February 10

 

1810 French leader Napoleon I marries 2nd wife Marie-Louise of Austria - February 11

1905 Novelist Thomas Mann (29) weds Katia Pringsheim (21) in Munich, Germany - February 11

1965 Beatle Ringo Starr marries Maureen Cox - February 11

1989 MLB pitcher Dave Righetti (30) weds Kandice Owen - February 11

 

1736 Maria Theresa Habsburg marries French Stefanus (emperor Francois I) - February 12

 

1575 Henry III of France marries Louise de Lorraine-Vaudémont. - February 13

1983 Jerry Lewis marries 2nd wife dancer SanDee Pitnick - February 13

 

1984 Singer Elton John marries Renate Blauel in Sydney Australia - February 14

1988 Astronaut Buzz Aldrin (58) weds Lois Driggs Cannon - February 14

1996 Singer Prince (Rogers Nelson) (37) weds belly dancer Mayte Garcia (22) in Minneapolis - February 14

2015 Actor Benedict Cumberbatch (38) weds opera director Sophie Hunter (36) at the 12th century Church of St. Peter and St. Paul in Mottistone, England - February 14

 

1919 Author Maurice Maeterlinck (56) weds actress Renée Dahon in Nice, France - February 15

1943 Model Bettie Page (19) weds high school sweetheart Billy Neal in Gallatin, Tennessee - February 15

1958 Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully (30) weds model Joan Crawford in California - February 15

1991 Baseball superstar George Brett (37) weds Leslie Davenport in Manhattan Beach, California - February 15

 

1784 American Revolutionary War patriot Ethan Allen (46) weds second wife Frances Montresor Brush Buchanan - February 16

1948 Baseball player and manager Leo Durocher (41) weds actress Laraine Day (27) in Santa Monica, California - February 16

1967 Hairdresser and businessman Vidal Sassoon (39) weds actress Beverly Adams (21) - February 16

2013 "Devious Maids" actress Dania Ramirez (33) weds director Bev Land on the beach in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic - February 16

 

1950 Natural history broadcaster David Attenborough (24) weds Jane Elizabeth Ebsworth Oriel - February 17

1955 Novelist J. D. Salinger (36) weds Claire Douglas - February 17

1989 Whitesnake's rocker David Coverdale weds actress Tawny Kitaen - February 17

2007 "Home and Away" actress Ada Nicodemou (29) weds Chrys Xipolitas at St. Andrew's Greek church in Redfern, Australia - February 17

 

1922 Football player George Halas (27) weds Minnie Bushing - February 18

1937 Actress Mary Astor (30) weds film editor Manuel del Campo (23) in Yuma, Arizona - February 18

2001 Comedian Kathy Griffin (37) weds computer administrator Matthew Moline (32) at the 360 Degree Restaurant in Hollywood - February 18

2012 Activist and contributor for ABC News Elizabeth Smart (24) weds Matthew Gilmour (22) in Hawaii - February 18

 

1934 US entertainer Bob Hope weds fellow entertainer Dolores DeFina - February 19

1964 Actor Peter Sellers (38) weds actress Britt Ekland in London, England - February 19

1995 "Baywatch" actress Pamela Anderson (27) weds rocker Tommy Lee (32) in Cancun, Mexico - February 19

2008 "The Lord of The Rings" actor Sean Bean (49) weds actress Georgina Sutcliffe (29) at Marylebone Registry Office in central London - February 19

 

1968 Comedian John Cleese (Monty Python) marries actress Connie Booth - February 20

1989 Police violence victim Rodney King (23) weds Crystal Lynnette Waters - February 20

2005 "Iron Chef America" host Bobby Flay (40) weds former "Law and Order: SVU" actress Stephanie March (30) at St. Peter's Episcopal Church in New York City - February 20

2009 "Dog The Bounty Hunter" actress Lyssa Chapman (21) weds Brahman Galanti (35) at Lanikuhonua at Ko Olina in Oahu, Hawaii - February 20

 

1952 Actress Elizabeth Taylor (19) marries for the 2nd time to actor Michael Wilding (39) - February 21

1954 Actor Leonard Nimoy (22) weds actress Sandra Zober - February 21

1975 Cincinnati Reds catcher Johnny Bench (27) weds Vickie Chesser in Cincinnati, Ohio - February 21

1988 Actor Dudley Moore (53) weds actress Brogan Lane at the Little Chapel of the West in Las Vegas - February 21

 

1767 US Defector General Benedict Arnold (26) weds the daughter of the sheriff of New Haven Margaret Mansfield - February 22

1991 Actor Bill Bixby (57) weds Laura Michael (32) - February 22

1992 Ed McMahon (69) weds Pamela Hurn (37) - February 22

1997 Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez (27) weds Ojani Noa on the grounds of a friend's Miami home - February 22

 

1974 US Governor Jeb Bush (21) weds philantropist Columba Bush (20) in Austin, Texas - February 23

2002 "Blue" country and pop singer LeAnn Rimes (19) weds backup dancer Dean Sheremet (21) at Perkins Chapel in Dallas, Texas - February 23

2003 Actor Paul Rudd (33) weds publicist Julie Yaeger - February 23

2013 Former "Married With Children" actress Christina Applegate (41) weds rocker Martyn LeNoble (43) in Los Angeles - February 23

 

1662 English Poet and author of "Paradise Lost" John Milton marries 3rd wife Elizabeth Mynshull, 31 years his junior. - February 24

1886 Inventor Thomas Edison (38) marries 2nd wife Mina Miller (20) in Akron, Ohio - February 24

1989 Film director Tim Burton (30) weds photographer Lena Gieseke - February 24

1992 Singer-songwriter Courtney Love (27) weds lead singer Kurt Cobain (25) on Waikiki Beach in Honolulu, Hawaii - February 24

 

1921 Actor Jack Haley (22) weds Florence McFadden - February 25

2011 Actor and comedian Kelsey Grammer (57) weds Kayte Walsh (29) at the Longacre Theater in Manhattan, New York - February 25

 

1924 Astronomer Edwin Hubble (34) weds Grace Burke in Pasadena, California - February 26

1928 Actress Mary Astor (21) weds director Kenneth Hawks (30) at her family home in Moorcrest - February 26

2004 Comedian Rosie O'Donnell (41) weds marketing executive Kelli O'Donnell (36) in San Francisco, California - February 26

2009 Supermodel Gisele Bundchen (32) weds NFL New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (35) at St. Monica Catholic Church in Santa Monica - February 26

 

1951 Activist W.E.B. Du Bois (83) weds award-winning author Shirley Graham (54) in Queens, New York - February 27

2004 Singer-actress Solange Knowles (18) weds Texas Southern University football player Daniel Smith at Old Bahama Bay Resort in Grand Bahama Island - February 27

2010 "Supernatural" actress Genevieve Cortese (29) weds co-star actor Jared Padaelcki (27) in Sun Valley, Idaho - February 27

 

1496 Joanna of Aragon marries King Ferdinand II - February 28

1922 English princess Mary marries Viscount Lascelles at Westminster Abbey - February 28

1993 Tony Curtis weds Lisa Deutsch as his 4th wife - February 28

 

1816 Dutch (King) Willem II marries Russian grand-duchess Anna Paulowna – February 29

1996 Fashion designer Nicole Miller (44) weds Kim Taipale (42) in the office of New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani – February 29

2012 “Diagnosis Murder” actor Dick Van Dyke (86) weds make-up artist Arlene Silver (40) in Malibu – February 29

Week  -   Day  -   Award Shows  -   Births  -   Deaths  -   Weddings  -   Divorces

February Social Famous Divorces

1999 Actress Angelina Jolie (23) divorces actor Jonny Lee Miller (26) after 3 years of marriage - February 3

1985 Professional boxer George Foreman (35) divorces Andrea Skeete after almost 3 years of marriage - February 4

2007 "Married ... With Children" actor David Faustino (32) divorces actress Andrea Elmer Faustino (31) due to irreconcilable differences after 3 years of marriage - February 6

1980 Model Angie Bowie (30) divorces singer David Bowie (33) after 9 years of marriage - February 8

2011 Singer-songwriter and actress Ashlee Simpson (26) divorces rock band Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz (31) due to irreconcilable differences after two and a half years of marriage - February 8

2012 Actress Parminder Nagra files for divorce from photographer James Stenson due to irreconcilable differences after 3 years of marriage - February 9

2011 Former Playboy model Camille Donatacci (42) divorces "Frazier" actor-comedian Kelsey Grammer (56) due to irreconcilable differences after 14 years of marriage – February 10

1974 Professional boxer George Foreman (25) divorces Adrienne Calhoun after almost 3 years of marriage - February 13

1919 Theoretical Physicist Albert Einstein (39) divorces Mileva Maric after 16 years of marriage - February 14

1989 Robin Givens is granted a divorce from Mike Tyson in the Dominican Republic - February 14

1999 Singer Prince (Rogers Nelson) (40) divorces belly dancer Mayte Garcia (25) after 2 years of marriage - February 14

1982 Lee Majors & Farrah Fawcett Majors divorce - February 16

1989 actress Jane Fonda & activist Tom Hayden separate after 16 years of marriage - February 16

2007 Baywatch actress Carmen Electra (34) divorces rocker Dave Navarro (39) due to irreconcilable differences after less than three years of marriage - February 20

1996 Actress Halle Berry files for divorce from David Justice - February 22

2008 "Baywatch" actress Pamela Anderson (40) divorces Rick Salomon (39) due to irreconcilable differences only 2 months after getting married - February 22

1979 Actor Max Von Sydow (49) divorces actress Christina Olin after 28 years of marriage - February 26

1952 Actress Gene Tierney (31) divorces fashion designer Oleg Cassini (39) after almost 11 years of marriage - February 28

1998 "Baywatch" actress Pamela Anderson (31) divorces Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee (35) after 3 years of marriage - February 28


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Social Famous Calendar - March

Month   -   Week  -   Day  -   Award Shows  -   Births  -   Deaths  -   Weddings  -   Divorces

March Monthly Social Famous Holidays

Academy Awards Month

Month   -   Week  -   Day  -   Award Shows  -   Births  -   Deaths  -   Weddings  -   Divorces

March Weekly Social Famous Holidays

Will Eisner Week - March 1-7

Month   -   Week  -   Day  -   Award Shows  -   Births  -   Deaths  -   Weddings  -   Divorces

March Daily Social Famous Holidays

World Theatre Day - March 27

Barnum & Bailey Day - March 28

Month   -   Week  -   Day  -   Award Shows  -   Births  -   Deaths  -   Weddings  -   Divorces

March Social Famous Award Shows

Independent Spirit Awards – March 3

Oscars – March 4

Month   -   Week  -   Day  -   Award Shows  -   Births  -   Deaths  -   Weddings  -   Divorces

March Social Famous Births

1810 Frederic Chopin, Polish/French pianist and composer (Concert in F Minor), born in Żelazowa Wola, Duchy of Warsaw (d. 1849) (baptismal records 22nd Feb) – March 1

1978 Jensen Ackles, American actor (Days of our Lives), born in Dallas, Texas – March 1

1983 Lupita Nyong’o, Mexican-Kenyan actress (12 Years a Slave), born in Mexico City – March 1

1994 Justin Bieber, Canadian pop singer (Baby, One Time), born in London, Ontario – March 1

 

1904 Dr. Seuss, [Theodor Geisel], children's author (Horton Hears a Who!), born in Springfield, Massachusetts – March 2

1917 Desi Arnaz, Cuban-American actor (I Love Lucy), born in Santiago de Cuba (d. 1986) – March 2

1977 Chris Martin, English musician (Coldplay), born in Exeter, Devon – March 2

1985 Reggie Bush, American football player – March 2

 

1847 Alexander Graham Bell, inventor (telephone), born in Edinburgh, Scotland – March 3

1982 Colton Orr, Canadian ice hockey player – March 3

1982 Jessica Biel, American actress (Mary Camden in 7th Heaven), born in Ely, Minnesota – March 3

1986 Stacie Orrico, American singer – March 3

 

1678 Antonio Vivaldi, Baroque violin virtuoso/composer (4 Seasons), born in Venice, Italy (d. 1741) – March 4

1958 Patricia Heaton, actress (Debra-Everybody Loves Raymond), born in Cleveland, Ohio – March 4

1963 Jason Newsted, US heavy-metal bassist (Metallica-Nothing Else Matters), born in Battle Creek, Michigan – March 4

1993 Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of Whitney Houston & Bobby Brown, born in Livingstone, New Jersey (d.2015) – March 4

 

1910 Momofuku Ando, Taiwanese-Japanese inventor of instant noodles and cup noodles, born in Wu Baifu, Chiayi County, Taiwan (d. 2007) – March 5

1966 Michael Irvin, NFL wide receiver (Dallas Cowboys) – March 5

1974 Kevin Connolly, American actor (Beverly Hillbillies, Rocky V, Angus), born in Patchogue, New York – March 5

1974 Eva Mendes, American actress (Training Day, 2 Fast 2 Furious), born in Miami, Florida – March 5

 

1475 Michelangelo, Italian painter (David), born in Caprese, Tuscany (d. 1564) – March 6

1806 Elizabeth Barrett Browning, English poet ("Sonnets from the Portuguese"), born in Kelloe, Durham (d. 1861) – March 6

1906 Lou Costello, comedian/actor (Abbott & Costello), born in Paterson, New Jersey – March 6

1972 Shaquille O'Neal, NBA center (Magic, Lakers, Oly-gold-96), born in Newark, New Jersey – March 6

 

1816 James Donnelly, Irish-Canadian patriarch of the Donnelly family (Black Donnelly massacre), (d. 1880) – March 7

1872 Piet Mondrian, Dutch abstract painter (Broadway Boogie Woogie), born in Amersfoort, Netherlands (d. 1944) – March 7

1956 Bryan Cranston, American actor (Breaking Bad, Malcolm in the Middle), born in Canoga Park, California – March 7

1971 Peter Sarsgaard, American actor – March 7

 

1702 Anne Bonny, Irish pirate (date of birth is approximate), born in Kinsale, Ireland (d. 1782) – March 8

1787 Karl Ferdinand von Graefe, German surgeon who helped create modern plastic surgery, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1840) – March 8

1976 Hines Ward, American football player – March 8

1977 James Van Der Beek, American actor (Dawson's Creek), born in Cheshire, Connecticut – March 8

 

1454 Amerigo Vespucci, Italian explorer (America), born in Florence – March 9

1910 Samuel Barber, American composer (School for Scandal), born in West Chester, Pennsylvania (d. 1981) – March 9

1943 Bobby Fischer, American world chess champion (1972-75), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2008) – March 9

1986 Brittany Snow, American actress – March 9

 

1847 Kate Sheppard, New Zealand suffragette and the most prominent member of New Zealand's women's suffrage movement, born in Liverpool, England (d. 1934) – March 10

1940 Chuck Norris [Carlos Ray], American martial arts actor (Missing in Action), born in Ryan, Oklahoma – March 10

1958 Sharon Stone, Meadville Pennsylvania, American actress (Basic Instinct, Sliver, Casino) – March 10

1983 Carrie Underwood, American country singer, born in Muskogee, Oklahoma – March 10

 

1952 Douglas Adams, English author (Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy), born in Cambridge, England (d. 2001) – March 11

1963 Alex Kingston, English actress – March 11

1967 John Barrowman, Scottish born actor (Peter Fairchild-Central Park West), born in Glasgow, Scotland – March 11

1982 Thora Birch, American actress (American Beauty, Ghost World), born in Los Angeles, California – March 11

 

1922 Jack Kerouac, Beat writer (On the Road, Mexico Blues), born in Lowell, Massachusetts (d. 1969) – March 12

1928 Edward Albee, American playwright (Who's Afraid of Virgina Woolf?), born in Virginia (d. 2016) – March 12

1946 Liza Minnelli, American singer/actress (Sterile Cuckoo, Cabaret), born in Hollywood, California – March 12

1968 Aaron Eckhart, American actor – March 12

 

1855 Percival "Percy" Lowell, American astronomer (predicted discovery of Pluto), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1916) – March 13

1975 Landon Wilson, NHL right wing (Colorado Avalanche), born in St. Louis, Missouri – March 13

1982 Nicole Ohlde, WNBA basketball player – March 13

1985 Emile Hirsch, American actor (Into the Wild, Speed Racer), born in Topanga, California – March 13

 

1879 Albert Einstein, German-born theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate (theory of relativity), born in Ulm, German Empire (d. 1955) – March 14

1885 Raoul Lufbery, American World War I pilot (d. 1918) – March 14

1933 Michael Caine, [Maurice J Micklewhite], actor (Alfie), born in London, England – March 14

1997 Simone Biles, American Gymnast (4 gold medals, Rio), born in Columbus, Ohio – March 14

 

270 Saint Nicholas [Nikolaos of Myra], Greek Bishop who became the model for Santa Claus, born in Patara, Asia Minor (d. 343) – March 15

1767 Andrew Jackson, General and 7th US President (1829-37), born in Waxhaws in the border area between North and South Carolina (d. 1845) – March 15

1972 Oliver Gibson, NFL defensive tackle (Pittsburgh Steelers) – March 15

1975 Eva Longoria, American actress (Gabrielle Solis-Desperate Housewives), born in Corpus Christi, Texas – March 15

 

1751 James Madison, 4th US President (1809-17), born in Port Conway, Virginia (d. 1836) – March 16

1799 Anna Atkins, English botanist, photographer and the 1st person to publish a book illustrated with photographic images, born in Tonbridge, England (d. 1871) – March 16

1926 Jerry Lewis [Joseph Levitch], American comedian and host of the annual Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon, born in Newark, New Jersey – March 16

1933 Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, born in Brooklyn, New York – March 16

 

1919 Nat "King" Cole, singer (Unforgettable, Mona Lisa), born in Montgomery, Alabama (d. 1965) – March 17

1942 John Wayne Gacy, serial killer (32 boys), born in Chicago, Illinois – March 17

1951 Kurt Russell, actor (Thing, Overboard, Mean Seasons), born in Springfield, Massachusetts – March 17

1992 John Boyaga, English actor (Star Wars: The Force Awakens), born in London – March 17

 

1496 Mary Tudor, daughter of Henry VII of England and queen consort of Louis XII of France (d. 1533) – March 18

1837 Grover Cleveland, 22nd and 24th US President (1885-89, 1893-97), born in Caldwell, New Jersey (d. 1908) – March 18

1970 Queen Latifah, American rapper and actress (Khadijah James-Living Single), born in Newark, New Jersey – March 18

1984 Vonzell Solomon, American Idol Contestant – March 18

 

1813 David Livingstone, Scottish explorer (found by Stanley in Africa), born in Blantyre, South Lanarkshire, Scotland (d. 1873) – March 19

1848 Wyatt Earp, American sheriff (OK Corral), born in Monmouth, Illinois (d. 1929) – March 19

1955 Bruce Willis, American actor (Moonlighting, Die Hard), born in Idar-Oberstein, West Germany – March 19

1971 Kirk Botkin, NFL tight end (NO Saints, Pittsburgh Steelers) – March 19

 

1928 Fred Rogers, American children's TV host (Mr Rogers' Neighborhood), born in Latrobe, Pennsylvania (d. 2003) – March 20

1948 Bobby Orr, Canadian hall of fame NHL defenseman (Boston Bruins), born in Parry Sound, Ontario – March 20

1957 Spike Lee [Shelton Jackson Lee], American film director (Mo Better Blues, Jungle Fever, Malcolm X), born in Atlanta, Georgia – March 20

1963 David Thewlis, English actor (Remus Lupin-Harry Potter series), born in Blackpool, Lancashire – March 20

 

1962 Matthew Broderick, actor (WarGames, Biloxi Blues), born in NYC, New York – March 21

1962 Rosie O'Donnell, comedienne, actress and TV host (League of Their Own, Flintstones, Rosie, born in Commack, New York – March 21

1982 Aaron Hill, American baseball player – March 21

1985 Adrian Peterson, American Football player – March 21

 

1931 William Shatner, actor (Star Trek, T J Hooker), born in Montreal, Quebec – March 22

1947 James Patterson, American author (Alex Cross, Witch and Wizard), born in Newburgh, New York – March 22

1948 Andrew Lloyd Webber, composer (Phantom of the Opera, Cats), born in London, England – March 22

1976 Reese Witherspoon, American actress (Pleasantville, Legally Blonde, Sweet Home Alabama), born in New Orleans, Louisiana – March 22

 

1645 William Kidd, Scottish pirate legend, born in Greenock, Scotland (d. 1701) – March 23

1912 Werner von Braun, German rocket scientist (I Aim at the Stars), born in Wirsitz, Germany (now Wyrzysk, Poland) (d. 1977) – March 23

1978 Perez Hilton, American television personality and blogger, born in Miami, Florida – March 23

1999 Prince Beltran of Bulgaria – March 23

 

1855 Andrew Mellon, American banker (Mellon Bank), industrialist and Secretary of the Treasury (1921-32), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1947) – March 24

1874 Harry Houdini [Erich Weiss], Famous magician and escape artist, born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 1926) – March 24

1909 Clyde Barrow, American bank robber (of Bonnie & Clyde fame), born in Ellis County, Texas (d. 1934) – March 24

1990 Keisha Castle-Hughes, Australian-born New Zealand actress – March 24

 

1947 Elton John [Reginald Kenneth Dwight], English singer (Rocketman), born in Pinner, Middlesex – March 25

1965 Sarah Jessica Parker, American actress (Square Pegs, Sex and the City), born in Nelsonville, Ohio – March 25

1984 Katharine McPhee, American singer/actress – March 25

1989 Alyson Michalka, American actress/singer – March 25

 

1874 Robert Frost, American poet (Mending Wall, Road Not Taken), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1963) – March 26

1931 Leonard Nimoy, American actor (Spock-Star Trek, Mission Impossible), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2015) – March 26

1985 Keira Knightley, English actress (Bend It Like Beckham, Pirates of the Caribbean), born in London, England – March 26

1985 Jonathan Groff, American stage actor – March 26

 

1845 Wilhelm Röntgen, German physicist who discovered X-rays (Nobel 1901), born in Lennep, Rhine Province – March 27

1963 Quentin Tarantino, American director and screenwriter (Pulp Fiction), born in Knoxville, Tennessee – March 27

1969 Pauley Perrette, American actress, photographer, poet, writer – March 27

1971 Nathan Fillion, Canadian actor (Castle), born in Edmonton, Alberta – March 27

 

1969 Rodney Atkins, American country music singer-songwriter – March 28

1970 Vince Vaughn, American actor (Swingers, Wedding Crashers), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota – March 28

1981 Julia Stiles, American actress (Bourne series, Save the Last Dance), born in New York City – March 28

1986 Lady Gaga [Stefani Germanotta], American singer/songwriter (Bad Romance), born in New York City – March 28

 

1867 Cy Young [Denton True Young], American baseball pitcher (most wins in MLB history), born in Gilmore, Ohio (d. 1955) – March 29

1916 Eugene McCarthy, American politician (Sen-D-Minn) and presidential candidate, born in Watkins, Minnesota (d. 2005) – March 29

1968 Lucy Lawless, New Zealand actress (Xena: Warrior Princess) and singer, born in Auckland, New Zealand – March 29

1981 Megan Hilty, American actress – March 29

 

1853 Vincent van Gogh, Dutch artist, painter and pioneer of Expressionism (The Potato Eaters, Irises), born in Groot-Zundert, Netherlands (d. 1890) – March 30

1945 Eric Clapton, English singer and guitarist (Tears in Heaven), born in Ripley, Surrey, England – March 30

1950 Robbie Coltrane, Scottish actor (Harry Potter films) and comedian, born in Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire – March 30

1968 Celine Dion, Canadian singer (I'm Your Woman), born in Charlemagne, Quebec – March 30

 

1596 René Descartes, French philosopher (he thought, therefore he was), born in Descartes, Indre-et-Loire, France (d. 1650) – March 31

1928 Gordie Howe, Canadian NHL right wing (Detroit Redwings), born in Floral, Saskatchewan (d. 2016) – March 31

1943 Christopher Walken, American actor (The Deer Hunter, Brainstorm), born in NYC, New York – March 31

1971 Ewan McGregor, Scottish actor (Trainspotting), born in Perth, Scotland – March 31

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March Social Famous Deaths

1984 Jackie Coogan, actor (Uncle Fester-Addams Family), dies at 69 – March 1

1991 Edwin Land, American inventor of instant photography and co-founder of the Polaroid Corporation, dies at 81 – March 1

2015 Orrin Keepnews, American Jazz record label executive and producer (Riverside records), dies at 91 – March 1

2016 Martha Wright, American actress and singer (South Pacific, The Martha Wright Show), dies at 92 – March 1

 

1791 John Wesley, English co-founder of Methodism dies at 87 (b. 1703) – March 2

1939 Howard Carter, British archaeologist and egyptologist who found King Tutankhamun's tomb, dies at 65 – March 2

2012 James Wilson, American criminologist, dies at 80 – March 2

2015 Mal Peet, British children's author, dies at 67 – March 2

 

1703 Robert Hooke, scientific genius, dies in London aged 67 – March 3

1959 Lou Costello, comedian/actor (Abbott & Costello), dies at 52 – March 3

2006 Ivor Cutler, Scottish poet (b. 1923) – March 3

2016 Martin Crowe, New Zealand cricketer and batsman, dies of cancer at 53 – March 3

 

1193 Saladin, 1st Sultan of Egypt and Syria and the founder of the Ayyubid dynasty, dies of fever at about 55 – March 4

1858 Matthew C. Perry, Commodore of the United States Navy who opened Japan to Western influence and trade, dies of rheumatism at 63 – March 4

1944 Louis Buchalter, American mobster (Murder, Inc.), executed at 47 – March 4

1994 John Candy, actor (SCTV, Uncle Buck), dies from a heart attack at 43 – March 4

 

1770 Crispus Attucks, possible slave, is 1st of 5 killed during Boston Massacre at beginning of the American Revolution – March 5

1953 Joseph Stalin, Premier of the Soviet Union (1941-53), dies at 73 – March 5

1963 Patsy Cline, country singer (Crazy), dies in a plane crash at 30 – March 5

2016 Ray Tomlinson, American computer programmer (invented email and the @ sign), dies at 74 – March 5

 

1836 Davy Crockett, US pioneer (Alamo), killed in battle at 49 – March 6

1888 Louisa May Alcott, American author (Little Women), dies of a stroke at 55 – March 6

1932 John Philip Sousa, US composer (Stars & Stripes Forever), dies at 77 – March 6

2016 Nancy Reagan [Anne Francis Robbins], US First Lady (1981-89), dies at 94 – March 6

 

1991 James "Cool Papa" Bell, American baseball league great, dies at 87 – March 7

1999 Stanley Kubrick, American film director (2001 A Space Odyssey, A Clockwork Orange) dies at 70 – March 7

2013 Peter Banks, English rocker, dies at 65 – March 7

2016 Michael White, British theater/film producer (The Rocky Horror Show), dies at 80 – March 7

 

1855 William Poole, Infamous member of New York City's Bowery Boys gang, dies of a gunshot wound at 33 – March 8

1917 Ferdinand von Zeppelin, Dutch count/air pioneer, dies at 78 – March 8

1930 William Howard Taft, 27th US President (1909-13) and Chief Justice, dies at 72 – March 8

1999 "Joltin" Joe DiMaggio [Yankee Clipper], MLB center fielder who had a 56 game hitting streak, dies of lung cancer at 84 – March 8

 

1706 Johann Pachelbel, German organist/composer, dies at 52 – March 9

1997 The Notorious B.I.G. [Christopher Wallace], American rapper shot dead at 24 – March 9

2016 George Martin, British record producer (The Beatles), dies at 90 – March 9

2016 Robert Horton, American actor (Kings Row, Wagon Train, Arena), dies at 91 – March 9

 

1913 Harriet Tubman, abolitionist, conductor on Underground RR, dies in NY at about 93 – March 10

1988 Andy Gibb, singer, dies of heart infection at 30 – March 10

2008 Richard Fran Biegenwald, an American serial killer (b. 1940) – March 10

2012 Jean Giraud, French comic artist, dies at 73 – March 10

 

222 Elagabalus, Roman Emperor (218-22), murdered by the Praetorian Guard at 18 – March 11

1955 Alexander Fleming, English bacteriologist (penicillin), dies at 73 – March 11

1957 Richard E. Byrd, American aviator and polar explorer (1st to reach both the North Pole and South Pole by air - disputed), dies at 68 – March 11

2012 Sid Couchey, American comic book artist, dies at 92 – March 11

 

1914 George Westinghouse, US engineer (Westinghouse Electric), dies at 67 – March 12

1930 William George Barker, Canadian fighter ace (Victoria Cross recipient), dies in a training accident at 35 – March 12

1945 Anne Frank, diarist (Diary of Anne Frank), killed in Belsen Camp aged 15 – March 12

2015 Terry Pratchett, English author of fantasy novels (Discworld), dies of Alzheimer's disease at 66 – March 12

 

1906 Susan B. Anthony, American social reformer and women's suffrage movement leader, dies at 85 – March 13

2006 Robert C. Baker, Inventor of the chicken nugget (b. 1921) – March 13

2010 He Pingping, the world's shortest man who was able to walk. (b. 1988) – March 13

2016 Hilary Putnam, American philosopher, dies at 89 – March 13

 

1883 Karl Marx, German philosopher (Communist Manifesto), dies at 64 – March 14

1991 Howard Ashman, song writer (Under the Sea), dies of AIDs at 40 – March 14

1995 William A Fowler, US nuclear/astro physicist (Nobel 1983), dies at 83 – March 14

2006 Ann Calvello, Roller Derby Queen (b. 1929) – March 14

 

44 BC Julius Caesar, Roman military and political figure, is stabbed to death at 55 – March 15

1934 Davidson Black, Paleoanthropologist, dies while working alone during the night, in Beijing, China at 49 – March 15

1937 H. P. Lovecraft, American horror writer (At the Mountains of Madness, Weird Tales), dies at 46 – March 15

2013 Booth Gardner, American politician, dies from Parkinson's disease at 76 – March 15

 

1940 Selma Lagerlöf, Swedish writer and Nobel Prize laureate, dies at 81 – March 16

1971 Thomas E. Dewey, Governor of NY and Republican presidential candidate (1944, 1948), dies of a heart attack at 68 – March 16

1985 Eddie Shore, Canadian ice hockey player, dies of a lung infection at 82 – March 16

2016 Frank Sinatra Jr, American singer/bandleader, dies at 72 – March 16

 

180 Antonius Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome, dies at 58 – March 17

461 Saint Patrick, patron saint of Ireland, dies in Saul (according to legend) – March 17

1853 Christian Doppler, Austrian physicist, dies at 49 – March 17

1956 Irene Joliot-Curie, French physicist (Nobel laureate 1935) and daughter of Marie Curie, dies at 58 – March 17

 

1584 Ivan IV [Ivan the Terrible], Russian tsar (1547-84), dies at 53 – March 18

1845 John Chapman, [Johnny Appleseed], American pioneer agronomist dies in Allen County Indiana – March 18

2009 Natasha Richardson, English actress (b. 1963) – March 18

2016 Joe Santos, American actor (Rockford files), dies at 84 – March 18

 

1939 Lloyd L. Gaines, American civil rights activist – March 19

2008 Sir Arthur C. Clarke, English science fiction author and inventor (b. 1917) – March 19

2012 William Charette, American navy hospital corpsman and Medal of Honour recipient, dies at 79 – March 19

2013 Harry Reems, American actor, dies from pancreatic cancer at 65 – March 19

 

1413 King Henry IV of England (1399-1413) dies at 45 – March 20

1780 Sir Benjamin Truman - English brewer (b. 1699/1700) – March 20

1962 A. E. Douglass, American astronomer and inventor of dendrochronology (tree-ring dating) dies at 94 – March 20

1992 Avonne Taylor, actress (My Best Girl, Honor Among Lovers), dies at 93 – March 20

 

1617 Pocahontas, American Indian princess and daughter of Powhatan, dies at 22 – March 21

2011 Loleatta Holloway, American singer (b. 1946) – March 21

2015 Jackie Trent, English singer-songwriter (Neighbours theme) and actress, dies at 74 – March 21

2016 Robert McNeill Alexander, British zoologist (estimated speed of dinosaurs), dies at 81 – March 21

 

1758 Jonathan Edwards, American Christian preacher, philosopher, and theologian (Original Sin), dies at 54 – March 22

1777 John Bartram, father of American botany, dies at 77 – March 22

2001 William Hanna, American animator and studio founder, dies at 90 – March 22

2016 Rob Ford, Canadian politician (Toronto mayor caught with cocaine), dies at 46 – March 22

 

59 Agrippina the Younger, Roman Empress, dies at 43 (circumstances of her death vary, but suggest she was murdered by her son, the Emperor Nero) – March 23

1995 Robert Turner, winner of 1st All-American Soap Box Derby, dies at 72 – March 23

2011 Elizabeth Taylor, English-American actress (Cleopatra, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?) dies at 79 – March 23

2016 Ken Howard, American actor (The White Shadow), dies at 71 – March 23

 

1396 Walter Hilton, English mystic – March 24

1603 Elizabeth I Tudor, [Virgin Queen], of England and Ireland (1558-1603), dies at 69 – March 24

1905 Jules Verne, French writer "Father of Science Fiction" (Around the World in 80 Days), dies at 77 – March 24

2016 Earl Hamner Jr, American creator and narrator of TV show "The Waltons", dies at 92 – March 24

 

1914 Frederic Mistral, French poet (Nobel-1904), dies at 83 – March 25

1918 Claude Debussy, French composer (Iberia/La Mer), dies in Paris at 55 – March 25

1999 Cal Ripken, Sr., American baseball manager (b. 1936) – March 25

2012 Larry Stevenson [Richard], American skateboard innovator, dies from pneumonia and Alzheimer's disease at 81 – March 25

 

1649 John Winthrop, Puritan & 1st Governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony, dies at 61 – March 26

1797 James Hutton, geologist, dies – March 26

1827 Ludwig van Beethoven, German composer (Appassionata), dies at 56 – March 26

1892 Walt Whitman, American poet, dies in Camden, NJ at 72 – March 26

 

1968 Yuri Gagarin, 1st man to orbit Earth, & Seryogin, in plane crash at 34 – March 27

1992 James E Webb, head of NASA (1961-68), dies at 84 – March 27

2002 Dudley Moore, British actor and comedian (Arthur, 10), dies at 66 – March 27

2012 Adrienne Rich, American feminist poet/essayist, dies from complications of rheumatoid arthritis at 82 – March 27

 

1794 Marquis de Condorcet, French enlightenment philosopher, is murdered or commits suicide in prison at 50 – March 28

1941 Virginia Woolf-Stephen [Adeline], British writer (To Lighthouse), dies from suicide at 59 – March 28

1969 Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th US President (R, 1953-61) and WWII general, dies of a congestive heart failure at 78 – March 28

2013 Richard Griffiths, British actor, dies from complications from heart surgery at 65 – March 28

 

1982 Carl Orff, German composer (Mouth, Antigonae), dies at 86 – March 29

1992 Paul [G J von] Henreid, Austrian actor (Laszlo-Casablanca), dies at 84 – March 29

2014 Hobart "Hobie" Alter, surf and sailing entrepreneur and pioneer who created the Hobie Cat, dies of cancer at 80 – March 29

2016 Patty Duke, American actress (The Miracle Worker), dies at 69 – March 29

 

1966 Maxfield Parrish, US painter, dies at 95 – March 30

1986 James Cagney, actor (Yankee Doodle Dandy), dies in NY at 86 – March 30

2002 Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother of the United Kingdom, dies at 101 – March 30

2014 Kate O'Mara, English actress (Dynasty) and writer, dies at 74 – March 30

 

1727 Isaac Newton, English physicist/astronomer, dies in London at 84 – March 31

1855 Charlotte Brontë, English novelist (Jane Eyre), dies at 38 – March 31

1980 Jesse Owens, American track and field star who spoiled Hitler's 1936 Olympics with 4 gold medals, dies of lung cancer at 66 – March 31

2016 Imre Kertész, Hungarian writer (Nobel Laureate 2002) and concentration camp survivor, dies at 86 – March 31

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March Social Famous Weddings

1827 Father of U.S. History George Bancroft (26) weds first wife Sarah Dwight – March 1

1947 Rocket engineer Werner von Braun (34) weds Maria Luise von Quistorp in Landshut, Germany – March 1

1968 Singer-songwriter and actress June Carter (38) weds singer-songwriter Johnny Cash (36) at a church in Franklin, Kentucky – March 1

2003 "The Silence of the Lambs" actor Anthony Hopkins (65) weds actress-producer Stella Arroyave (47) in Malibu, California – March 1

 

1937 Film director D. W. Griffith (61) weds actress Evelyn Baldwin (26) – March 2

1984 Tennis player Yannick Noah (23) weds beauty queen Cecilia Rodhe (22) in Cameroon – March 2

 

1956 Prime Minister of Australia Bob Hawke (26) weds first wife Hazel Masterson (26) at Perth Trinity Church in Australia – March 3

1984 Denver Broncos quarterback John Elway (23) weds swimmer Janet Buchan in Menlo Park, California – March 3

2004 University of Miami star defensive tackle & probable NFL draft pick Vince Wilfork (22) weds Bianca Farinas at Little White Chapel in Las Vegas – March 3

2007 Model and actress Elizabeth Hurley (41) weds Indian textile heir Arun Nayar (42) at Sudeley Castle in Gloucestershire, England – March 3

 

1971 Prime Minister of Canada Pierre Trudeau (51) weds author/actress Margaret Joan Sinclair (23) at a private ceremony in North Vancouver, Canada – March 4

1983 Actor Harrison Ford marries screenwriter Melissa Mathison (divorced 2004) – March 4

1989 Actress Phoebe Cates marries actor Kevin Kline – March 4

2016 Media mogul Rupert Murdoch (84) weds model Jerry Hall (59) in a private civil ceremony at Spencer House in London – March 4

 

1760 Princess Carolina marries Gen Charles Christian van Nassau-Weilburg – March 5

1948 Actor Eli Wallach marries actress Anne Jackson – March 5

 

1898 Poet Paul Laurence Dunbar (25) weds political activist Alice Dunbar (22) in New York – March 6

1928 Industrialist Oskar Schindler (19) weds Emilie Schindler (20) in Svitavy, Czech Republic – March 6

 

2007 Former vocalist of "Babado Novo" Claudia Leitte (26) weds Marcio Pedreira at Hotel Convento do Carmo in Salvador, Brazil – March 7

 

1820 5th US President James Monroe's daughter Maria 1st child of a President to marry in the White House – March 8

1848 Confederate General James Longstreet (27) weds Maria Louisa Garland in Lynchburg, Virginia – March 8

1952 Future US President Ronald Reagan (41) marries Nancy Davis (30) at the Little Brown Church in San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles – March 8

2012 Former "Raising Sextuplets" star Jenny Masche weds longtime beau Levi McClendon in San Diego – March 8

 

1796 French Leader Napoléon Bonaparte (26) marries 1st wife Joséphine de Beauharnais (32), changing her name from Rose – March 9

1902 Composer Gustav Mahler marries Alma Schindler in Vienna – March 9

2007 Model and actress Erika Heynatz (30) weds finance broker Andrew Kingston at Whale Beach retreat – March 9

2012 Rock 'n' roll legend Jerry Lee Lewis (76) weds his cousin's ex Judith Brown (62) in Natchez, Mississippi – March 9

 

1863 Prince of Wales, Albert Edward (21) weds Princess Alexandra of Denmark (18) at Windsor Castle in St. George's chapel – March 10

2000 Country singer Vince Gill (42) weds christian/pop singer Amy Grant (39) in Nashville, Tennessee – March 10

2007 Noteable singer and stage performer Matt Hetherington (36) weds Australian television presenter Melissa Kotsos at the Morning Star Estate on Mt. Eliza – March 10

2012 "Curly Sue" actress Alisan Porter (30) weds former "Days of Our Lives" actor Brian Autenrieth (33) at Diablo Dormido in the Santa Monica – March 10

 

1302 Romeo & Juliet's wedding day, according to Shakespeare – March 11

1787 Naval officer Horatio Nelson (28) weds Frances Nisbet at Montpelier Estate on the island of Nevis – March 11

1949 CBS news correspondent Mike Wallace (30) weds actress Buff Cobb (21) in Cook County, Illinois – March 11

2009 Actress and singer Mandy Moore (28) weds alt-country/rock singer-songwriter Ryan Adams (37) Savannah, Georgia – March 11

 

1969 Paul McCartney marries Linda Louise Eastman in London – March 12

1970 Actor Phil Hartman (21) weds first wife Gretchen Lewis – March 12

1992 Actress Annette Bening (33) weds actor Warren Beatty (54) – March 12

 

1804 Economist Thomas Robert Malthus (38) weds Harriet Eckersall in Bath, Somerset – March 13

1926 Country singer Maybelle Carter (17) weds Ezra Carter – March 13

1961 Pablo Picasso (79) marries his model Jacqueline Rocque (37) – March 13

1994 Cuba Godding Jr (26) weds Sara Kapfer (26) – March 13

 

1946 American author and journalist "The Old Man and the Sea" Ernest Hemingway marries Mary Welsh – March 14

2006 Comedian actor Jack Black (36) weds musician and animator Tanya Haden (34) in Big Sur, California – March 14

2009 New Zealand cricketer Martin Crow marries ex-Miss Universe Lorraine Downes – March 14

2014 Actress Jamie Lynn Spears (22) weds businessman Jamie Watson at the Audubon Tea Room in New Orleans, Louisiana – March 14

 

1964 Actress Elizabeth Taylor (32) marries for the 5th time to actor Richard Burton (38) – March 15

2010 Stand-up comedian and writer Sacha Baron Cohen (40) weds actress Isla Fisher (36) in Paris, France – March 15

2014 "Today" show anchor Savannah Guthrie (42) weds public relations Michael Feldman (45) at the Ritz Carlton Dove Mountain Resort in Tucson, Arizona – March 15

 

1822 Opera Composer (The Barber of Seville) Gioacchino Rossini marries 1st wife Opera Singer Isabella Colbran in Bologna – March 16

1905 Inventor and electrical engineer Guglielmo Marconi (30) weds Beatrice O'Brien – March 16

1985 Actress Maureen McCormick (28) weds Michael Cummings – March 16

2002 Oscar-winning entertainer Liza Minnelli (56) weds producer David Gest (48) at the Marble Collegiate Church in New York City – March 16

 

1905 Eleanor Roosevelt (20) marries Franklin D. Roosevelt (23) later 32nd US President in New York, & given away by her uncle, 26th President Theodore Roosevelt – March 17

1944 Actor Charlton Heston weds Lydia Clarke – March 17

1961 Actor Christopher Lee (38) weds actress Gitte Lee (25) – March 17

2001 NFL Quarterback Peyton Manning (24) weds Ashley Thompson in Memphis, Tennessee – March 17

 

1869 US Abolitionist Harriet Tubman marries civil war veteran Nelson Davis in Auburn NY – March 18

1991 Apple computer head Steve Jobs weds Laurene Powell – March 18

1993 Eddie Murphy marries Nicole Mitchell in NYC – March 18

1995 Spanish princess Elena (31) weds Jaime de Marichalar y Saenez Tejada (31) at the Seville Cathedral in Seville, Spain – March 18

 

1918 Jazz musician Louis Armstrong (17) weds Daisy Parker (21) – March 19

1924 American poet e.e. (Edward Estlin) Cummings marries first wife Elaine Orr. The marriage lasts less than 9 months. – March 19

1982 Race car driver Al Unser Jr (19) weds Shelley Unser – March 19

2009 Talk show host David Letterman (61) weds longtime girlfriend Regina Lasko (48) at a civil ceremony in Choteau, Montana – March 19

 

1848 King Louis I of Bayern abdicates to marry dancer Lola Montez – March 20

1969 Beatle John Lennon marries Yoko Ono in Gibraltar – March 20

1970 Singer David Bowie (23) weds model Angie Bowie (20) at Bromley Register Office in Beckenham Lane, London – March 20

1976 Rocker Alice Cooper (28) weds choreographer Sheryl Goddard in Acapulco, Mexico – March 20

 

1874 Ulysses S. Grant's daughter Nellie marries in the White House – March 21

1891 A Hatfield marries a McCoy, ends long feud in West Virginia it started with an accusation of pig-stealing & lasted 20 years – March 21

2009 Star of Die Hard film Bruce Willis (52) weds model and actress Emma Heming (29) in Turks and Caicos Islands – March 21

2009 British songbird who soared to the top of the charts with her hit "Unwritten" Natasha Bedingfield (27) weds California businessman Matthew Robinson at Church Estate Vineyard's in Malibu, California – March 21

 

1916 British writer ('Lord of the Rings'), poet and professor J.R.R. (John Ronald Reuel) Tolkien marries Edith Mary Bratt at St. Mary Immaculate Roman Catholic Church, Warwick – March 22

1984 Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber (36) weds singer/dancer Sarah Brightman (23) in Hampshire, England – March 22

1992 Record producer Lou Adler weds Paige Hannah (Daryl's sister) – March 22

2009 "The Wonder Years" actress Danica McKellar (36) weds composer Mike Verta (36) at St. James by the Sea Episcopal Church in La Jolla, California – March 22

 

1779 Botanist Joseph Banks (36) weds Dorothea Hugessen – March 23

1923 Writer Anaïs Nin (Delta of Venus) marries banker and artist Hugh Parker Guiler in Havana, Cuba – March 23

1985 Musician Billy Joel weds supermodel Christie Brinkley – March 23

2008 France's former first lady Cecilia Ciganer-Albeniz (50) weds Moroccan-born public relations executive Richard Attias (48) in Manhattan, New York – March 23

 

1896 Writer "Heart of Darkness" Joseph Conrad (39) marries Englishwoman Jessie George (23) – March 24

1950 Actress Ingrid Bergman (34) weds Roberto Rossellini – March 24

1984 "Knight Rider" actor David Hasselhoff (32) weds "One Life to Live" actress Catherine Hickland (28) – March 24

2013 Motorcycle mogul Jesse James (43) weds drag racer Alexis DeJoria in Malibu, California – March 24

 

1961 Playwright Samuel Beckett (54) weds Suzanne Dechevaux-Dumesnil on a secret civil ceremony in England – March 25

1985 Professional boxer George Foreman (35) weds Mary Martelly – March 25

2003 Actress-model Liv Tyler (25) weds rock band vocalist Royston Langdon (30) at a private villa in St James, Barbados – March 25

2006 Olympic gold medal freestyle skier Jonny Moseley (30) weds Malia Rich in Telluride, Colorado – March 25

 

1771 Political activist Thomas Paine (34) weds second wife Elizabeth Ollive – March 26

1979 Comedic actor Bob Denver (44) weds fourth wife Dreama Peery – March 26

1994 Talk show hostess Ricki Lake weds Rob Sussman – March 26

2011 Oscar winning actress Reese Witherspoon (36) weds talent agent Jim Toth (34) at Libbey Ranch in Ojai, California – March 26

 

1916 Actress Gloria Swanson (17) weds actor Wallace Beery (30) – March 27

1954 Actress Elizabeth Montgomery (20) weds socialite Frederick Gallatin Cammann – March 27

1958 Writer Gabriel García Márquez (31) weds Mercedes Barcha – March 27

1998 Novelist Danielle Steel (50) weds financier Thomas James Perkins (66) – March 27

 

1870 Impressionist Painter Claude Monet (29) weds model Camille Doncieux in Paris – March 28

1948 Musician Nat King Cole (29) weds jazz singer Maria Hawkins (25) at Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem, New York – March 28

1978 Actor Jeremy Irons (29) weds actress Sinéad Cusack (30) – March 28

1996 Actress Angelina Jolie (20) weds actor Jonny Lee Miller – March 28

 

1929 Actress and dancer Ginger Rogers (17) weds her dancing partner Jack Pepper (26) – March 29

1943 Author John Steinbeck (41) weds Gwyndolyn Conger – March 29

1980 77th Prime Minister of UK Tony Blair (26) weds barrister and lecturer Cherie Booth – March 29

2008 Biggest Loser contestant Amy Hildreth (28) weds Marty Wolff (27) in Charleston, South Carolina – March 29

 

1940 Broadcast journalist Walter Cronkite weds Mary Elizabeth Maxwell at the Grace and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church – March 30

1946 Actress Doris Day (21) weds saxophonist George Weidler – March 30

1997 Rapper Vanilla Ice (29) weds Laura Giarritta – March 30

2013 ER actor Mekhi Phifer (38) weds long time girlfriend Reshelet Barnes at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills, California – March 30

 

307 Roman Emperor Constantine marries Fausta, daughter of the Emperor Maximian, later murdering her in 326 – March 31

1834 Religious leader Brigham Young (32) weds herbalist Mary Ann Angell (27) – March 31

1993 Actor and writer Larry David (45) weds environmental activist Laurie Lennard (35) – March 31

1996 Actor and director Clint Eastwood (65) weds news anchor Dina Ruiz (30) in Las Vegas – March 31

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March Social Famous Divorces

1919 Actress Gloria Swanson (19) divorces actor Wallace Beery (31) after 2 years of marriage – March 1

1950 Actress Ingrid Bergman (34) divorces dentist Petter Aron Lindström after 12 years of marriage – March 1

1989 "Baywatch" actor David Hasselhoff (37) divorces actress Catherine Hickland (33) after nearly 5 years of marriage – March 1

2005 Former Full House actor John Stamos (41) divorces X-Men actress Rebecca Romijn-Stamos (31) after 5 years of marriage – March 1

1920 Actress Mary Pickford (27) divorces actor Owen Moore (33) after 9 years of marriage – March 2

1936 Film director D. W. Griffith (61) divorces Linda Arvidson (50) after 30 years of marriage – March 2

1976 Second wife Carole Hoff divorces serial killer John Wayne Gacy (33) after 3 years of marriage – March 2

1993 Novelist Salman Rushdie (Satanic Verses) divorces Marianne Wiggins – March 2

1995 Camilla Parker Bowles & her husband Andrew divorce – March 3

2008 Actor Michael Biehn (52) divorces film producer Gina Marsh after 20 years of marriage – March 3

1923 Actor Rudolph Valentino (24) divorces actress Jean Acker (26) only after 6 hours of getting married – March 4

1960 Lucille Ball files divorce from Desi Arnaz – March 4

1993 Former Washington, D.C. Mayor Marion Barry divorces his wife Effi – March 5

1998 Singer Mariah Carey and mugic mogul Tommy Mottola divorce after 2 years of marriage – March 5

1964 Actress Elizabeth Taylor's 4th divorce from entertainer Eddie Fisher – March 6

1986 Actor Johhny Depp and Lori Depp divorce after 2 years of marriage – March 7

1927 American author and journalist "The Old man and the Sea" Enerest Hemingway divorces 1st wife Elizabeth Hadley Richardson – March 10

1958 Actress Agnes Moorehead (57) divorces actor/film director Robert Gist (40) after 5 years of marriage – March 11

1983 Producer Dick Wolf (36) divorces Susan Scranton after more than 13 years of marriage – March 16

2008 Musician Paul McCartney (65) divorces former model and anti-landmines campaigner Heather Mills (40) on the grounds of unreasonable behavior – March 17

2012 "Twilight" actor Peter Facinelli (38) divorces "Beverly Hills 90210" actress Jennie Garth (39) due to irreconcilable differences after 11 years of marriage – March 18

1976 Princess Margaret separates from the Earl of Snowdon, after 16 years – March 19

1996 Winnie Mandela divorces Nelson Mandela after 38 years of marrage – March 19

2009 "Dawson's Creek" actor Kerr Smith (37) divorces actress Harmoni Everett (34) due to irreconcilable differences after 6 years of marriage – March 20

2008 Second wife Marsha Garces divorces comedian Robin Williams (56) after nearly 19 years of marriage due to irreconcilable differences – March 21

1948 Musician Nat King Cole (29) divorces dancer Nadine Robinson after 11 years of marriage – March 22

2015 TV personality Kris Jenner and athlete Bruce Jenner divorce after 13 years of marriage – March 23

1994 Robert F Kennedy Jr divorces Emily Black – March 24

2005 American actress Jennifer Aniston (36) files for divorce from actor and film producer Brad Pitt (41) due to irreconcilable differences after 4 and a half years of marriage – March 25

1849 Dutch princess Marianne & Prince Albert of Prussia separate – March 28

2004 "Alias" actress Jennifer Garner (30) divorces actor Scott Foley (30) due to irreconcilable differences after nearly 4 years of marriage – March 30

2016 Comedian Rosie O'Donnell and marketing executive Kelli O'Donnell divorce after 3 years of marriage – March 30

2010 "Dawson's Creek" actor James Van Der Beek (32) divorces actress Heather Ann McComb (33) after almost 7 years of marriage – March 31


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Social Famous Calendar - April

Day   -   Births   -   Deaths  -   Weddings  -   Divorces

April Daily Social Famous Holidays

Poetry & The Creative Mind Day - April 1

Hug a Newsman Day - April 4

World Art Day - April 15

Queen's Birthday - April 21 (This is her actual birthday, an official birthday is celebrated on the Second Saturday in June)

Movie Theatre Day - April 23

Take A Chance Day - April 23

Talk Like Shakespeare Day - April 23

Woody Woodpecker Day - April 27

Great Poetry Reading Day - April 28

National Superhero Day - April 28

Bob Wills Day - April 28 (Last Saturday in April) (American Western swing musician, songwriter, and bandleader)

Bugs Bunny Day - April 30

Day   -   Births   -   Deaths  -   Weddings  -   Divorces

April Social Famous Births

1932 Debbie Reynolds, actress (Singin' in the Rain), born in El Paso, Texas – April 1

1982 Sam Huntington, Peterborough, New Hampshire, American actor (Jungle 2 Jungle, Being Human) – April 1

1988 Brook Lopez, American basketball player – April 1

 

742 Charlemagne, 1st Holy Roman emperor (800-14), born in Liège, Frankish Kingdom (d. 814) – April 2

1725 Giacomo Casanova, Italian writer, adventurer and famous lover, born in Venice, Italy (d. 1798) – April 2

1805 Hans Christian Andersen, Danish author of 150 fairy tales (The Ugly Duckling, The Snow Queen), born in Odense, Denmark (d. 1875) – April 2

1914 Alec Guinness, British actor (Bridge on River Kwai), born in London, England – April 2

 

1783 Washington Irving, American writer (Legend of Sleepy Hollow), born in NYC, New York – April 3

1924 Doris Day, "girl next door" actress (Pillow Talk), born in Cincinnati, Ohio – April 3

1958 Alec Baldwin, actor (Joshua-Knots Landing, Beetlejuice), born in Amityville, New York – April 3

1961 Eddie Murphy, American actor (SNL, 48 Hours, Beverly Hills Cop, Raw), born in Brooklyn, New York – April 3

 

1913 Muddy Waters [McKinley Morganfield], American blues guitarist (Hoochie Coochie Man), born in Jug's Corner (Issaquena County) or Rolling Fork, Mississippi (d. 1983) – April 4

1928 Maya Angelou [Marguerite Johnson], American author ("I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings"), poet and actress (Nyo-Roots), born in St Louis, Missouri – April 4

1965 Robert Downey Jr, American actor ( Chrlie Chaplin, Iron Man, Avengers), born in NYC, New York – April 4

1979 Heath Ledger, Australian-American Actor (Brokeback Mountain, The Dark Knight), born in Perth, Western Australia (d. 2008) – April 4

 

1588 Thomas Hobbes, English philosopher (Leviathan), born in Westport, England (d. 1679) – April 5

1856 Booker T. Washington, American education pioneer and 1st African American on a US stamp, born in Hale's Ford, Virginia (d. 1915) – April 5

1908 Bette Davis, American actress (Of Human Bondage, Jezebel), born in Lowell, Massachusetts (d. 1989) – April 5

1973 Pharrell Williams, American music producer (The Neptunes), born in Virginia Beach, Virginia – April 5

 

1483 Raphael Sanzio, Italian painter and master builder (Madonna Sistina and School of Athens) (birthday in the Julian calendar), born in Urbino, Marche, Italy (d. 1520) – April 6

1928 James Watson, American chemist (co-discovered structure of DNA), born in Chicago, Illinois – April 6

1969 Paul Rudd, American actor (Clueless, The 40-Year-Old Virgin), born in Passaic, New Jersey – April 6

1975 Zach Braff, American actor (Dr. John Dorian-Scrubs), born in South Orange, New Jersey – April 6

 

1770 William Wordsworth, English poet laureate (The Prelude), born in Cockermouth, Cumberland (d. 1850) – April 7

1954 Jackie Chan, Hong Kong martial arts actor (Rumble in the Bronx), born in Hong Kong – April 7

1964 Russell Crowe, Australian/New Zealand actor (A Beautiful Mind, Gladiator), born in Wellington, New Zealand – April 7

1971 Victor Kraatz, Berlin, Germany, Canadian ice dancer (1995 World Champs-4th) – April 7

 

1460 Juan Ponce de León, Spanish explorer and conquistador who searched for the fountain of youth and the first European to discover Florida, born in Santervás de Campos, Castile, Spain (d. 1521) – April 8

1892 Mary Pickford [Gladys Smith], Candian actress (Poor Little Rich Girl), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 1979) – April 8

1918 Betty [Bloomer] Ford, US 1st lady (1974-77) and founder of the Betty Ford Center clinic, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2011) – April 8

1966 Robin Wright Penn, actress (Santa Barbara, Princess Bride), born in Dallas, Texas – April 8

 

1898 Curly Lambeau, First coach of the Green Bay Packers, born in Green Bay, Wisconsin (d. 1965) – April 9

1926 Hugh Hefner, American magazine publisher and businessman (Playboy), born in Chicago, Illinois – April 9

1966 Cynthia Nixon, actress (Addams Family Values, Pelican Brief), born in NYC, New York – April 9

1990 Kristen Stewart, American actress (Bella Swan-The Twilight Saga), born in Los Angeles, California – April 9

 

1929 Max Von Sydow, Swedish actor (Hawaii, Exorcist, Dune, Dreamscape), born in Lund, Sweden – April 10

1968 Orlando Jones, American actor and comedian – April 10

1988 Haley Joel Osment, actor ("Sixth Sense"), born in Los Angeles, California – April 10

1992 Daisy Ridley, English actress (Star Wars: the Force Awakens), born in London – April 10

 

1925 Ethel Kennedy, American human-rights campaigner (wife of Bobby Kennedy), born in Chicago, Illinois – April 11

1935 Richard Kuklinski, American mafia hit-man, born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 2006) – April 11

1981 Alexandre Burrows, Canadian ice hockey player – April 11

1987 Joss Stone, English singer-songwriter (The Soul Sessions), born in Dover, Kent – April 11

 

1777 Henry Clay, American politician known as "the Great Compromiser", born in Hanover County, Virginia (d. 1852) – April 12

1947 David Letterman, comedian (Late Night), born in Indianapolis, Indiana – April 12

1960 Ron MacLean, Canadian sportscaster (Hockey Night in Canada), born in Zweibrücken, Germany – April 12

1994 Saoirse Ronan, Irish actress – April 12

 

1570 Guy Fawkes, English Catholic conspirator (d. 1606) – April 13

1743 Thomas Jefferson, 3rd President of the United States (1801-09), born in Albemarle County, Virginia (d. 1826) – April 13

1866 Butch Cassidy [Robert LeRoy Parker], American desperado (Wild Bunch Passage), born in Beaver, Utah (d. 1908) – April 13

1951 Peter Davison, actor (Doctor Who, Sink or Swim, Fiddlers Three) – April 13

 

1889 Arnold J. Toynbee, English historian (A Study of History), born in London (d. 1975) – April 14

1932 Loretta Lynn, American country singer-songwriter (Coal Miner's Daughter), born in Butcher's Hollow Kentucky – April 14

1945 Ritchie Blackmore, English guitarist (Rainbow-Stone Cold, Deep Purple), born in Weston-super-Mare, England – April 14

1961 Robert Carlyle, British actor (Trainspotting, The Full Monty), born in Glasgow, Scotland – April 14

 

1972 Peter Billingsley, actor (Real People), born in NYC, New York – April 15

1982 Seth Rogen, Canadian actor and writer (The 40-Year-Old Virgin, The Interview), born in Vancouver, British Columbia – April 15

1990 Emma Watson, English actress (Hermione Granger-Harry Potter Series), born in Paris, France – April 15

1997 Maisie Williams, actress (Game of Thrones), born in Bristol, England – April 15

 

1867 Wilbur Wright, American aviator (Wright Brothers), born in Millville, Indiana (d. 1912) – April 16

1918 Spike Milligan, Irish-British actor and comedian (Digby, 3 Musketeers), born in Ahmednagar, Bombay, India (d. 2002) – April 16

1947 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, [Lew Alcindor], NBA center (Mil Bucks, LA Lakers), born in NYC, New York – April 16

1990 Heather Fulton, American marine biologist – April 16

 

1620 Marguerite Bourgeoys, French founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame (first Canadian saint), born in Troyes, France (d. 1700) – April 17

1972 Jennifer Garner [Affleck], American actress (Sydney Bristow-Alias), born in Houston, Texas – April 17

1974 Victoria Beckham [Adams], English singer (Posh Spice-Spice Girls), born in Harlow, Essex – April 171982 Brad Boyes, Canadian hockey player – April 17

 

1947 James Woods, American actor (Salvador, Against All Odds), born in Vernal, Utah – April 18

1953 Rick Moranis, Canadian actor (SCTV, Honey I Shrunk the Kids, Spaceballs), born in Toronto, Ontario – April 18

1963 Conan Chris O'Brien, American TV host (Late Night), born in Brookline, Massachusetts – April 18

1976 Melissa Joan Hart, american actress (Clarissa, Sabrina), born in Smithtown, New York – April 18

 

1721 Roger Sherman, American lawyer and Founding Father of the United States (Declaration of Independence, Constitution), born in Newton, Massachusetts (d. 1793) – April 19

1946 Tim Curry, Cheshire England, actor (Rocky Horror Show) – April 19

1981 Hayden Christensen, Canadian actor (Sam-Life as a House, Star Wars), born in Vancouver, British Columbia – April 19

1987 Maria Sharapova, Russian tennis player, born in Nyagan, Russia – April 19

 

1889 Adolf Hitler, Austrian-born German dictator and Führer of Nazi Germany (1936-45), born in Gasthof zum Pommer, Braunau am Inn, Austria-Hungary (d. 1945) – April 20

1937 George Takei, actor (Sulu-Star Trek, Green Berets), born in Los Angeles, California – April 20

1972 Carmen Electra [Tara Leigh Patrick], American model and actress (Scary Movie, Meet the Spartans), born in Sharonville, Ohio – April 20

1987 John Patrick Amedori, American actor – April 20

 

1816 Charlotte Brontë, English novelist (Jane Eyre), born in Thornton, West Yorkshire – April 21

1926 Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor, Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland, 1952- ), born in London, England – April 21

1947 Iggy Pop [James Osterberg], American rocker (Zombie Birdhouse), born in Muskegon, Michigan – April 21

1988 Robbie Amell, Canadian actor (Tomorrow People), born in Toronto, Ontario – April 21

 

1904 [Julius] Robert Oppenheimer, head of Manhattan (A-bomb) Project, born in NYC, New York – April 22

1923 Bettie Page, American Playboy pin-up model, born in Nashville, Tennessee – April 22

1937 Jack Nicholson, American actor (One Flew Over Cuckoo's Nest, Shining), born in Neptune City, New Jersey – April 22

1986 Marshawn Lynch, American Football player – April 22

 

1564 William Shakespeare, Stratford upon Avon, English Poet and playwright, traditionally regarded as his birthdate – April 23

1928 Shirley Temple, American actress, famous as a child star in the 1930s (Bright Eyes, Heidi) and diplomat, born in Santa Monica, California – April 23

1977 John Oliver, English comedian (The Daily Show, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver), born in Birmingham, West Midlands – April 23

1990 Matthew Dillon Underwood, American actor – April 23

 

1942 Barbra Streisand, American singer/actress/award winner (People), born in Brooklyn, New York – April 24

1982 Kelly Clarkson, American singer and winner of the inaugural season of TV series American Idol, born in Fort Worth, Texas – April 24

1987 Kristopher Letang, Canadian hockey player – April 24

1998 Ryan Newman, American actress – April 24

 

1599 Oliver Cromwell, Puritan lord protector of England (1653-58), born in Huntingdon, Huntingdonshire, England (d. 1658) – April 25

1874 Guglielmo Marconi, Italian radio inventor (Nobel 1909), born in Bologna, Italy (d. 1937) – April 25

1917 Ella Fitzgerald, American jazz singer (Is it live or Memorex), born in Newport News, Virginia (d. 1996) – April 25

1940 Al Pacino, actor (And Justice For All, The Godfather, Scorpio), born in NYC, New York – April 25

 

1564 William Shakespeare, English playwright and poet (date of baptism), born in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire (d. 1616) – April 26

1963 Jet Li, Chinese actor and martial artist (Romeo Must Die, Unleashed), born in Beijing, China – April 26

1982 Jon Lee, British singer (S Club) – April 26

1987 Jessica Lee Rose, American-born New Zealand actress, famous YouTube star lonelygirl15 – April 26

 

1791 Samuel Morse, American inventor (telegraph, Morse code) and painter, born in Charlestown, Massachusetts (d. 1872) – April 27

1822 Ulysses S. Grant, 18th US president (1869-77) and Union general, born in Point Pleasant, Ohio (d. 1885) – April 27

1984 Patrick Stump, American musician (Fall Out Boy), born in Evanston, Illinois – April 27

1986 Jenna Coleman, British Actress (Doctor Who), born in Blackpool, Lancashire – April 27

 

1758 James Monroe, 5th US President (1817-25), born in Monroe Hall, Virginia (d. 1831) – April 28

1908 Oskar Schindler, Austrian businessman and subject of the novel "Schindler's Ark" and the film "Schindler's List", born in Zwittau, Austria-Hungary (d. 1974) – April 28

1926 [Nelle] Harper Lee, American author (To Kill a Mockingbird), born in Monroeville Alabama (d. 2016) – April 28

1948 Terry Pratchett, English author of fantasy novels (Discworld), born in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire (d. 2015) – April 28

 

1899 Duke Ellington, American bandleader, composer and pianist (Take the A Train), born in Washington, District of Columbia (d. 1974) – April 29

1954 Jerome 'Jerry' Seinfeld, comedian/actor ('Seinfeld'), born in Brooklyn, New York – April 29

1957 Daniel Day-Lewis, English actor (Last of the Mohicans, Gangs of New York), born in London – April 29

1963 Mike Babcock, Canadian NHL Coach (Anaheim, Detroit, Team Canada), born in Manitouwadge, Ontario – April 29

 

1777 Carl Friedrich Gauss, world's great mathematician, born in Brunswick, Germany (d. 1855) – April 30

1959 Paul Gross, Canadian actor (Constable Benton Fraser - Due South), director, and writer (Passchendaele), born in Calgary, Alberta – April 30

1982 Kirsten Dunst, American actress (Interview with the Vampire, Spider-Man), born in Point Pleasant, New Jersey – April 30

1986 Dianna Agron, Savannah, Georgia, American Actress (Quinn Fabray-Glee) – April 30

Day   -   Births   -   Deaths  -   Weddings  -   Divorces

April Social Famous Deaths

1917 Scott Joplin, ragtime composer (The Entertainer), dies at 48 – April 1

1950 Charles R. Drew, surgeon/developer of blood bank concept, dies at 45 – April 1

1984 Marvin Gaye, singer (Sexual Healing), shot to death by his father Marvin Gaye Sr in LA at 44 – April 1

2015 Cynthia Lennon [nee Powell], wife of Beatle John Lennon, dies of cancer at 75 – April 1

 

1872 Samuel Morse developer of electric telegraph, dies at 80 – April 2

1972 Gil Hodges, manager (NY Mets), dies of heart attack at 57 – April 2

2005 Pope John Paul II, Polish Roman Catholic Pope, dies of heart failure at 84 – April 2

2010 Chris Kanyon, American wrestler (b. 1970) – April 2

 

33 Christ, crucified (according to astronomer Humphreys & Waddington) – April 3

1882 Jesse James, outlaw, shot dead at 34, in St Joseph, Missouri by Robert Ford – April 3

1991 Graham Greene, British writer (3rd Man, Our man in Havana), dies at 86 – April 3

2014 Freda Kida, American cartoonist, dies at 93 – April 3

 

1617 John Napier, Scottish mathematician/inventor (logarithms), dies from effects of gout – April 4

1841 William Henry Harrison, 9th President of the United States, becomes 1st president to die in office at 68 of pneumonia – April 4

1929 Karl Benz, German inventor, engine designer and automobile manufacturer (Mercedes-Benz), dies of bronchial inflammation at 84 – April 4

1968 Martin Luther King Jr., American clergyman and leader of the Civil Rights Movement (Nobel 1964), assassinated at the Lorraine Hotel in Memphis, Tennessee at 39 – April 4

 

1964 Douglas MacArthur, US general (Pacific theater-WW II), dies at 84 – April 5

1994 Kurt Cobain, grunge rocker (Nirvana), commits suicide by gun at 27 in Seattle, Washington – April 5

1997 Allen Ginsberg, beat poet, dies at 80 – April 5

2008 Charlton Heston, American actor (The Ten Commandments, Ben-Hur), dies at 84 – April 5

 

1199 Richard I, the Lion-hearted, King of England (1189-99), dies at 41 – April 6

1520 Raphael [Sanzio], artist (Sistine Madonna), dies on his 37th birthday – April 6

1971 Igor Stravinsky, Russian composer (Le Sacre du Printemps), dies of pneumonia at 88 – April 6

2016 Merle Haggard, American country music singer (Death Valley Days), dies at 79 – April 6

 

1947 Henry Ford, American industrialist and auto maker (Ford Model T), dies at 83 – April 7

1972 "Crazy" Joe Gallo, American mobster, killed at his 43rd birthday party by rival mobsters – April 7

2007 Barry Nelson, American actor (Airport), dies at 89 – April 7

2012 Mike Wallace [Myron], American media personality, dies at 93 – April 7

 

1861 Elisha Otis, American founder of the Otis Elevator Company and inventor of a safety device that prevents elevators from falling if the hoisting cable fails, dies of diphtheria at 50 – April 8

1973 Pablo (Ruiz y) Picasso, Spanish/French painter (Guernica), dies at 91 – April 8

2013 Margaret Thatcher, British Prime Minister (1979 - 1990) dies aged 87 – April 8

2013 Annette Funicello, American singer and actress (Mickey Mouse Club), dies from multiple sclerosis complications at 70 – April 8

 

1626 Francis Bacon, English statesman and philosopher, dies from pneumonia at 65 – April 9

1917 Edward Thomas, poet, killed in WW I – April 9

1959 Frank Lloyd Wright, US architect (Guggenheim Museum NY), dies at 89 – April 9

2006 Robin Orr, Scottish composer, dies at 96 – April 9

 

1992 Sam Kinison, loud mouth comedian, dies in a car crash at 38 – April 10

2003 Little Eva (stage name for Eva Boyd) American pop singer (Locomotion) – April 10

2013 Jimmy Dawkins, American electric blues musician, dies at 76 – April 10

2013 Robert Edwards, British physiologist, IVF pioneer, and Nobel laureate, dies at 87 – April 10

 

1890 Joseph Merrick, "The Elephant Man", dies of asphyxia at 27 – April 11

2006 June Pointer, American singer (Pointer Sisters) (b. 1953) – April 11

2007 Kurt Vonnegut Jr, American author, dies from head trauma at 84 – April 11

2013 Maria Tallchief, American prima ballerina, dies at 88 – April 11

 

1878 William Magear Tweed "Boss Tweed", New York corrupt politician dies in prison at 55 – April 12

1912 Clara Barton, organizer (American Red Cross), dies at 90 – April 12

1945 Franklin Roosevelt, 32nd US President (D) (1933-1945), dies in office of a stroke at 63 – April 12

1981 Joe Louis, [Brown bomber], US heavyweight boxing champion (1937-49), dies of cardiac arrest at 66 – April 12

 

1941 Annie Jump Cannon, US astronomer (Henry Draper catalogues), dies at 77 – April 13

2006 Muriel Spark, Scottish author, dies at 88 – April 13

2007 Don Selwyn, Māori actor and film director (b. circa 1936) – April 13

2015 Günter Grass, German writer (The Tin Drum) and playwright and Nobel Prize laureate (1999), dies at 87 – April 13

 

1722 Pieter Erberveld, German-Thai merchant on Java, Indonesia. He was accused of plotting a rebellion with the Javanese, tortured and executed at around 62 – April 14

1759 George Frideric Handel, German-British baroque composer and organist (Messiah, Water Music), dies at 74 – April 14

1964 Rachel Carson, American biologist/author (Silent spring), dies at 56 – April 14

2011 Trevor Bannister, British actor (Are You Being Served?), dies at 76 – April 14

 

1764 Madame de Pompadour, mistress of King Louis XV of France (b. 1721) of tuberculosis aged 42 – April 15

1865 Abraham Lincoln, 16th American President, dies from gunshot wounds at 56 – April 15

1990 Greta Garbo, actress (Anna Karenina, Camille), dies at 84 – April 15

2012 Joan Tozzer, American figure skater, dies at 90 – April 15

 

1850 Marie Tussaud, French founder of Madame Tussaud's wax museum, dies at 88 – April 16

1958 Rosalind Franklin, English chemist and co-discoverer of the structure of DNA, dies of ovarian cancer at 37 – April 16

1991 David Lean, film director (Doctor Zhivago, Lawrence of Arabia), dies of pneumonia at 83 – April 16

2016 Peter Tolson, English rocker (Pretty Things), dies at 64 – April 16

 

1790 Benjamin Franklin, US, US Founding Father, inventor ambassador and writer (Poor Richards Almanac), dies at 84 – April 17

1945 Hannie Schaft, "Girl with red hair," executed – April 17

1998 Linda McCartney, American-born photographer and wife of Paul McCartney (b. 1941) – April 17

2016 Doris Roberts, American actress (Everybody Loves Raymond), dies at 90 – April 17

 

1955 Albert Einstein, Nobel laureate (b. 1879) – April 18

1996 Robert William Paine, architect, dies at 88 – April 18

2002 Thor Heyerdahl, Norwegian explorer (Kon Tiki expedition) (b. 1914) – April 18

2012 Dick Clark, American radio and television personality (American Bandstand), dies from a heart attack at 82 – April 18

 

1684 Roger Williams, English theologian and colonist (b. 1603) – April 19

1882 Charles Darwin, English naturalist (Origin of the Species) who conceived the theory of evolution by natural selection, dies of heart failure at 73 – April 19

2011 Elisabeth Sladen, British actress (b. 1946) – April 19

2016 Walter Kohn, Austrian-born American scientist (Nobel Prize Chemistry 1998), dies at 93 – April 19

 

1765 Abigail Williams, American accuser in the Salem witch trials (b. 1674) – April 20

1912 Bram Stoker, Irish theater manager/writer (Dracula), dies at 64 – April 20

2010 Dorothy Height, American civil rights activist, dies at 98 – April 20

2016 Chyna [Joanie Laurer], American professional wrestler and reality TV star, dies at 46 – April 20

 

1910 Mark Twain [Samuel Clemens], American author (Adventures of Huckleberry Finn), dies at 74 – April 21

1918 Manfred von Richthofen [The Red Baron], German World War I fighter ace, dies at 25 after his plane is shot down – April 21

2013 Leopold Engleitner, Austrian Holocaust survivor, dies at 107 – April 21

2016 Prince [Rogers Nelson], American singer-songwriter and musician (1999, Purple Rain), dies at 57 – April 21

 

1782 Anne Bonny, Irish pirate, dies in prison (date is approximate) – April 22

1980 Jane Froman, singer (Jane Froman's USA Canteen), dies at 72 – April 22

1984 Ansel Adams, US photographer, dies at 82 – April 22

1994 Richard Nixon, 37th President (1969-75), dies of a stroke at 81 – April 22

 

34 Christ, crucified, according to Isaac Newton – April 23

303 Saint George, Greek officer in the Roman army, beheaded. Patron saint of many lands including England – April 23

1616 William Shakespeare, English poet and playwright (b. 1564) (Julian calendar) dies aged 52 – April 23

1850 William Wordsworth, English Romantic poet (The Prelude), dies at 80 – April 23

 

1942 Lucy Maud Montgomery, Canadian author (Anne of Green Gables), dies at 67 – April 24

1986 Wallis Simpson [Duchess of Windsor], American divorcee whom British King Edward VIII abdicated his throne to marry, dies at 89 – April 24

2004 Estée Lauder, American cosmetics entrepreneur (b. 1906) – April 24

2016 Tommy [Tamio] Kono, American weightlifter (Olympic gold 52, 60), dies at 85 – April 24

 

1744 Anders Celsius, Swedish astronomer (proposed the Celsius temperature scale), dies at 42 – April 25

1995 Ginger Rogers, American actress, dancer and singer (Top Hat, Stage Door), dies at 83 – April 25

2009 Bea Arthur, American comedian, singer and actress ("All in the Family", "The Golden Girls"), dies at 86 – April 25

2013 Virginia Gibson, American actress, dies at 88 – April 25

 

1865 John Wilkes Booth, assassin, is shot dead near Bowling Green VA at 27 – April 26

1984 May McAvoy, actress (Ben Hur), dies at 82 after a heart attack – April 26

1989 Lucille Ball, comedienne (I Love Lucy), dies of heart attack at 78 – April 26

2013 George Jones, American country musician, dies from hypoxic respiratory failure at 81 – April 26

 

1521 Ferdinand Magellan, Portuguese explorer, killed by Filipino natives at 50 while on voyage to circumnavigate the world – April 27

1882 Ralph Waldo Emerson, American poet (Representive Men), dies of pneumonia at 78 – April 27

1959 Gordon Armstrong, inventor (baby incubator), dies – April 27

2012 Bill Skowron, American MLB player, dies from lung cancer at 81 – April 27

 

1905 Fitzhugh Lee, American Confederate general (b. 1835) – April 28

1926 Zip the Pinhead, American freak show performer (b. 1857) – April 28

1945 Benito Mussolini, Fascist dictator of Italy, shot by communist partisans at 61 – April 28

1999 Arthur Leonard Schawlow, American physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1921) – April 28

 

1864 Abraham Gesner, Canadian geologist (inventor of kerosene), dies at 66 – April 29

1976 Wilhelm Maler, composer, dies at 73 – April 29

1980 Alfred Hitchcock, English director (Psycho, Birds, Rear Window), dies of renal failure at 80 – April 29

2014 Bob Hoskins, English actor (Who Framed Roger Rabbit), dies from pneumonia at 71 – April 29

 

1632 Johann Tserclaes, Count of Tilly, Holy Roman field marshal who commanded the Catholic League's forces in the Thirty Years' War, dies of tetanus after being wounded by a cannonball at 73 – April 30

1883 Édouard Manet, French impressionist painter dies at 61 – April 30

1945 Adolf Hitler, German Dictator (1936-45), commits suicide at 56 – April 30

1983 Muddy Waters, US blues singer/guitarist (Mad Love), dies at 70 – April 30

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April Social Famous Weddings

1778 Poet Phillis Wheatley (24) weds grocer and advocate for black rights John Peters – April 1

1959 American science fiction writer "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" Philip K Dick marries 3rd wife Anne Williams Rubinstein – April 1

1961 Jim Bakker marries Tammy Faye – April 1

2014 Media personality Willard Scott (80) weds Paris Keena in Fort Myers, Florida – April 1

 

1836 English novelist and social critic Charles Dickens (24) marries Catherine Thomson Hogarth (20) – April 2

1939 Author Jacqueline Susann (20) weds Irving Mansfield at Har Zion Temple in Philadelphia – April 2

2011 Former Alias star Michael Vartan (42) weds Lauren Skaar at Pelican Hill in Newport Beach, California – April 2

2011 Grammy Awarded singer Michael Buble (34) weds Argentine actress-model Luisana Lopilato (22) at Villa Maria Paz private mansion near Buenos Aires, Argentina – April 2

 

1920 Author F. Scott Fitzgerald (23) weds novelist Zelda Fitzgerald (19) at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York – April 3

1951 Actress and singer Doris Day (29) marries producer Martin Melcher (35) in Burbank – April 3

2012 Paramore guitar player Josh Farro (22) weds Jenna Rice in Tennessee – April 3

2014 Who's the Boss actor Danny Pintauro (38) weds partner Wil Tabares in Dana Point, California – April 3

 

1995 Rapper Tupac Shakur marries Keisha Morris (divorced 1996) – April 4

2001 Actress and model Brooke Shields (35) weds sitcom writer Chris Henchy (37) in Catalina Island, California – April 4

2008 Singer-songwriter and actress Beyonce Knowles (30) weds rapper Jay-Z (43) at a 13,500-square foot penthouse apartment in New York – April 4

2014 TV personality Taylor Armstrong (42) weds attorney John Bluher at the Bel Air Bay Club in Pacific Palisades, California – April 4

 

1614 American Indian princess Pocahontas and daughter of chief Powhatan marries English colonist John Rolfe – April 5

1955 Musician Ray Charles (24) weds Della Beatrice Howard – April 5

1992 Comedian Sam Kenison marries live-in girlfriend Maleeka – April 5

1999 Talk show host Wayne Brady (26) weds dancer Mandie Taketa – April 5

 

1868 Brigham Young marries his 27th & final wife – April 6

1920 Physicist Erwin Schrödinger (32) weds Annemarie Bertel – April 6

1979 Singer Rod Stewart & model Alana Collins wed – April 6

2012 "Sex and the City" actor Chris Noth (57) weds actress Tara Wilson (30) in Hawaii – April 6

 

1921 French president Charles de Gaulle (30) weds Yvonne Vendroux (20) – April 7

1979 Country singer Rosanne Cash (23) weds singer-songwriter Rodney Crowell (28) – April 7

2003 Academy Award "Gladiator" actor Russell Crowe (39) weds singer Danielle Spencer (32) at his 560-acre cattle farm in Nana Glen, New South Wales, Australia – April 7

2007 "Scrubs" actor John C. McGinley (47) weds yoga instructor Nichole Kessler at their home in Malibu – April 7

 

1779 US Defector General Benedict Arnold (38) weds Peggy Shippen (18) at Shippen's townhouse in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – April 8

1907 Industrialist Henry J. Kaiser (24) weds Bess Fosburgh in Boston, Massachusetts – April 8

2006 Former Miss USA and "Eve" actress Ali Landry (32) weds film director Alejandro Gomez Monteverde (28) in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico – April 8

2012 American actress and television host Ricki Lake (42) weds jewerly designer Christian Evans in a secret ceremony at Southern California – April 8

 

1964 Serial killer John Wayne Gacy (22) weds co-worker Marlynn Myers – April 9

1981 NFL coach Bill Cowher (23) weds Kaye Young – April 9

2005 His Royal Highness Charles, Prince of Wales marries Camilla Parker Bowles – April 9

2010 Philadelphia Eagles long snapper Jon Dorenbos (30) weds Julie Lesicki at St. Augstine Catholic Church in Philadelphia – April 9

 

1935 Nazi politician Hermann Goering (42) weds Emmy Sonnemann (42) in Berlin – April 10

1938 NFL quarterback Sammy Baugh (24) weds his college sweetheart Edmonia Smith in Sweetwater, Texas – April 10

1943 Actor Peter Cushing (29) weds actress Violet Helene Beck in London, England – April 10

1960 NBA guard Jerry West (21) weds his college sweetheart Martha Kane in Morgantown, West Virginia – April 10

 

1888 Industrialist Henry Ford (24) weds Clara Jane Bryant (22) in Greenfield Township, Michigan – April 11

1981 Valerie Bertinelli marries Eddie Van Halen – April 11

1996 Actor Hugh Jackman (27) weds actress Deborra-Lee Furness (41) at St. John's in Toorak, Victoria – April 11

2015 Pro tennis player Andy Murray (28) weds Kim Sears at Dunblane Cathedral in Scotland – April 11

 

1913 Author Upton Sinclair (34) weds writer Mary Craig (31) – April 12

1986 Author Arianna Huffington (35) weds politician Michael Huffington (38) – April 12

2014 Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter (34) weds long term girlfriend Lauren Kitt in Santa Barbara, California – April 12

2015 Actor David Arquette (43) weds entertainment host Christina McLarty in a quiet ceremony – April 12

 

2002 "Law & Order" actor Benjamin Bratt (38) weds actress-model Talisa Soto (35) in San Francisco, California – April 13

2009 Actor Michael Biehn (52) weds actress Jennifer Blanc (35) – April 13

 

1890 Painter Pierre Auguste Renoir (49) weds Aline Victorine Charigot – April 14

1958 Film director Stanley Kubrick (29) weds actress Christiane Harlan (25) – April 14

1976 Actress Doris Day (52) weds restaurateur Barry Comden – April 14

2012 "Lady Antebellum" singer Dave Haywood (29) weds executive with Warner Bros. Records Kelli Cashiola (30) in Nashville, Tennessee – April 14

 

1953 Ice hockey player Gordie Howe (25) weds sports agent Colleen Joffa (20) at Calvary Presbyterian Church – April 15

1978 Novelist Danielle Steel (30) weds William George Toth – April 15

2006 Miss Nigeria 2002 Sylvia Ansa Edem weds businessman Chris Emecheta at the Recreation Park, Victoria Garden City, Lekki Lagos – April 15

2006 "Maria Full of Grace" actress Catalina Sandino Moreno (24) weds lighting technician David Michael Ewell in an intimate civil ceremony in Cartagena de Indies, Colombia – April 15

 

1994 Singer Harry Connick Jr (26) weds model Jill Goodare (30) at St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans, Louisiana – April 16

2005 One Tree Hill actress Sophia Bush (23) weds actor Chad Michael Murray (24) at Hotel Casa Del Mar in Santa Monica, California – April 16

2005 "Survivor: All-Stars" winner Amber Mariano (26) weds The Amazing Race star Rob Mariano (29) at the Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island in the Bahamas – April 16

2016 Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson (24) weds NFL player Andrew East (24) in Franklin, Tennessee – April 16

 

1929 Baseball great Babe Ruth (34) marries 2nd wife Claire Merritt Hodgson (31) – April 17

1941 Actress Doris Day (17) weds trombonist Albert Jorden – April 17

1993 "The Bangles" lead singer Susanna Hoffs (34) weds "Austin Powers" director Jay Roach (35) – April 17

2009 World's no. 1 professional tennis player Andy Roddick (29) weds fashion model and actress Brooklyn Decker (25) in Austin, Texas – April 17

 

1951 Cartoonist Charles M. Schulz (28) weds Joyce Halverson – April 18

1956 Grace Kelly marries Prince Rainier III of Monaco (civil ceremony) – April 18

1973 American science fiction writer "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" Philip K Dick marries 5th wife Leslie (Tessa) Busby – April 18

2001 NBA star player Kobe Bryant (22) weds Vanessa Laine at St. Edward Roman Catholic Church in Dana Point, California – April 18

 

1956 US actress Grace Kelly marries Monaco's Prince Rainier III (in Church) – April 19

1997 Tennis player champion Andre Agassi (26) weds actress and model Brooke Shields (31) in Monterey, California – April 19

1997 Actor Chris O'Donnell (26) weds high school sweetheart Caroline Fentress (24) – April 19

2008 New York Giants NFL quarterback Eli Manning (27) weds Abby McGrew (24) at the One & Only Palmilla Resort in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico – April 19

 

1914 Poet and critic Ezra Pound (28) weds Dorothy Shakespear – April 20

2002 MLB player Mark McGwire (38) weds Stephanie Slemer (26) in Las Vegas, Nevada – April 20

2008 "The Game" actress Tia Mowry (29) weds actor Cory Hardrict (32) at the Biltmore Hotel in Santa Barbara, California – April 20

2013 "Hart of Dixie" actor Scott Porter (33) weds Kelsey Mayfield in Austin, Texas – April 20

 

1993 Rolling Stone Bill Wyman weds Suzanne Accosta on French Riveria – April 21

2007 Pop singer sensation Anastacia (38) weds her bodyguard Wayne Newton at the Quinta Real Huatulco in Huatulco, Mexico – April 21

2012 Actress Carey Mulligan (26) weds "Mumford & Sons" lead singer Marcus Mumford (25) in Somerset, England – April 21

2012 Music legend Neil Diamond (71) weds music manager Katie McNeil (42) at the Beverly Hills Hotel – April 21

 

1887 Business magnate Andrew Carnegie (51) weds Louise Whitfield (30) in NYC, New York – April 22

2000 NFL football player Emmitt Smith (31) weds Miss Virginia USA beauty queen Patricia Southall (29) – April 22

2006 "Save The Last Dance" actor Sean Patrick Thomas (35) weds "The Fantastic Four" actress Aonika Laurent in New Orleans – April 22

2011 American actor Eddie Cibrian (37) weds American country and pop singer LeAnn Rimes (28) at a private home in California – April 22

 

1445 Margaret of Anjou weds King Henry VI of England at Titchfield in Hampshire – April 23

1927 Mary Barbara Hamilton (25), best-selling British romantic author, marries 1st husband Alexander McQorquodale – April 23

1956 Novelist C. S. Lewis (57) weds poet Joy Davidman (41) at the register office in Oxford, England – April 23

2006 "Rascal Flatts" guitarist Joe Don Rooney (30) weds Playboy's 2005 Playmate of The Year Tiffany Fallon (31) in an intimate ceremony held on the beach at San Jose del Cabo, Mexico – April 23

 

1558 Queen Mary Stuart of Scotland marries French crown prince Francois – April 24

1874 Outlaw Jesse James marries cousin Zerelda 'Zee' Mimms – April 24

1988 Musician Mick Fleetwood (40) weds model Sara Recor – April 24

1992 Rock star David Bowie (45) weds supermodel Iman (37) in Switzerland – April 24

 

1972 Comedic actor Bob Denver (37) weds third wife Carole Abrahams – April 25

2003 "Angel" actress Amy Acker (26) weds actor James Carpinello (27) at Hans Fahden Vineyard in Napa Valley, California – April 25

2009 TV personality Spencer Pratt (28) weds media personality and singer Heidi Montag (25) at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Pasadena – April 25

2015 Heart's lead singer Ann Wilson (64) weds multi-generational community developer Dean Wetter in her manager's California backyard – April 25

 

1923 English prince Albert Duke of York (George VI) (27) marries Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (22) at Westminster Abbey – April 26

1946 Father Divine, a controversial religious leader who claims to be God, marries the much-younger Edna Rose Ritchings, a celebrated anniversary in the International Peace Mission movement. – April 26

1986 Actor/body builder Arnold Schwarzenegger weds newscaster Maria Shriver – April 26

2015 "The Vampire Diaries" actor Ian Somerhalder (36) weds Twilight actress Nikki Reed (26) in Malibu, California – April 26

 

1981 Beatle Ringo Starr marries actress Barbara Bach [Goldbach] – April 27

1996 Romanian gymnast and three-time Olympic gold medalist Nadia Comaneci (35) weds gymnast champion Bart Conner (38) in Bucharest, Romania – April 27

1996 Actress Robin Wright Penn (30) weds actor Sean Penn (35) in Santa Monica, California – April 27

2013 NBA great Michael Jordan (50) weds 2nd wife model Yvette Prieto at Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea in Palm Beach, Florida – April 27

 

1774 Chief justice John Jay (28) weds Sarah Van Brugh Livingston (17) – April 28

1903 Newspaper publisher William Randolph Hearst (40) weds Millicent Veronica Willson (21) in New York City – April 28

1979 Actor and comedian John Candy (28) weds Rosemary Margaret Hobor at St. Basil's Church in Toronto, Canada – April 28

2007 Reality TV producer Mark Burnett (46) weds former "Touched By An Angel" actress Roma Downey (47) in a private ceremony at their home in Malibu – April 28

 

1885 Novelist Edith Wharton (23) weds Edward Robbins Wharton (35) – April 29

1945 Adolf Hitler (56) marries Eva Braun (33) in the Führerbunker, Berlin – April 29

1989 Rock band Bon Jovi lead singer Jon Bon Jovi (27) weds Dorothea Hurley (26) at Graceland Chapel in Las Vegas – April 29

2011 Royal wedding of Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Catherine [Kate] Middleton held at Westminister Abbey, London – April 29

 

1949 Ice hockey goaltender Jacques Plante (20) weds Jacqueline Gagne in Quebec, Canada – April 30

1988 Actor Tom Hanks (31) weds actress Rita Wilson (31) – April 30

1989 Actor and comedian Robin Williams (37) weds nanny Marsha Garces at a private ceremony in Lake Tahoe, California – April 30

2008 Singer-songwriter Mariah Carey (41) weds actor and rapper Nick Cannon (31) at Bahamian estate on the island of Windermere – April 30

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April Social Famous Divorces

1990 Guns & Roses' Duff divorces Mandy Brix, lead singer for Lame Flames – April 1

1919 Heavyweight boxing champ Jack Dempsey (23) divorces Maxine Gates after 2 years of marriage – April 2

1984 Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau (64) divorces Margaret Trudeau (35) due to irreconcilable differences after 13 years of marriage – April 2

2010 "Wayne's World" actress Tia Carrere (43) divorces British photojournalist Simon Wakelin due to irreconcilable differences after 7 years of marriage – April 2

2012 Actress and model Heidi Klum (39) divorces British soul and R&B singer-songwriter Seal (49) due to irreconcilable differences after almost seven years of marriage – April 6

1994 Shannen Doherty files for divorce from Ashley Hamilton – April 7

1982 Actor Bryan Cranston (26) divorced writer Mickey Middleton after 4 years of marriage – April 8

2012 Salsa artist Marc Anthony (42) divorces pop star and actress Jennifer Lopez (43) due to irreconcilable differences after 7 years of marriage – April 9

2007 "Dynasty" actress Heather Locklear (45) divorces rock-star Richie Sambora (47) due to irreconcilable differences after 11 years of marriage – April 11

1935 Actress Mary Astor (28) divorces Dr. Franklyn Thorpe after 4 years of marriage – April 12

1992 Actress Lisa Bonet files for divorce from singer Lenny Kravitz – April 12

1992 Nelson Mandela announces he will seek divorce from Winnie – April 13

1978 Novelist Danielle Steel (30) divorces Danny Zugelder after almost 3 years of marriage – April 14

1994 Musician Billy Joel & supermodel Christie Brinkley announce plans to divorce – April 14

2011 Grammy-winning pop singer Christina Aguilera (29) divorces music executive Jordan Bratman (33) due to irreconcilable differences after 5 years of marriage – April 15

1816 Leading Romantic Age poet Lord Byron signs Deed of Separation dissolving his marriage with Lady Byron at her request after 1 year of marriage – April 16

1994 Roseanne Barr Arnold files for divorce from Tom Arnold – April 18

2006 Actor-writer Charlie Shanian (39) divorces former Beverly Hills, 90210 actress Tori Spelling (32) only 15 months after their lavish $1-million wedding – April 20

1993 Tennis star Bjorn Borg divorces Loredana Berte – April 22

1982 Professional boxer George Foreman (33) divorces Sharon Goodson after 7 months of marriage – April 23

1992 British Princess Anne (the Princess Royal) and her 1st husband Captain Mark Phillips divorce after 19 years – April 23

1993 Motley Crue's Mike Mars files for divorce from Emi-Canyn – April 23

2007 Recording artist and the most-awarded female act of all-time Whitney Houston (43) divorces R&B singer-songwriter Bobby Brown (38) due to irreconcilable differences after 14 years of marriage – April 24

2012 Comedian and actor Martin Lawrence (47) files for divorce from Shamicka Gibbs due to irreconcilable differences after 1.5 years of marriage – April 25

1994 Actor Patrick Dempsey (28) divorces manager Rocky Parker after nearly 7 years of marriage – April 26

2004 Model-actress Deborah Falconer (38) divorces actor Robert Downey Jr (39) due to irreconcilable differences after 12 years of marriage – April 26

1927 Inventor and electrical engineer Guglielmo Marconi (53) divorces Beatrice O'Brien after 22 years of marriage – April 27

2004 Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry files for divorce from her second husband, R&B singer Eric Benet, six months after the couple separated – April 27

1994 Lisa Marie Presley separates from Danny Keough – April 28


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Social Famous Calendar - May

Day   -   Births   -   Deaths  -   Weddings  -   Divorces

May Daily Social Famous Holidays

Batman Day - May 1

Star Wars Day - May 4

Cartoonists Day - May 5

Free Comic Book Day - May 7 (First Saturday in May)

Eliza Doolittle Day - May 20 (fictional character from London who appears in the play Pygmalion (George Bernard Shaw, 1912) and the musical version of that play, My Fair Lady.)

Day   -   Births   -   Deaths  -   Weddings  -   Divorces

May Social Famous Births

1738 Kamehameha I, King of Hawaii (1782-1819), born in Kohala, Hawaii (d. 1819) – May 1

1852 Calamity Jane [Martha Jane Canary], American frontierswoman (Wild Bill Hickok), born in Princeton, Missouri (d. 1903) – May 1

1949 Paul Teutul, Sr., founder of Orange County Choppers – May 1

1969 Wes Anderson, American director and writer – May 1

 

1729 Catherine the Great [Catherine II], German Empress of Russia (1762-96), born in Stettin, Kingdom of Prussia (d. 1796) – May 2

1750 John André, British Army officer of the American Revolutionary War (d. 1780) – May 2

1892 Manfred von Richthofen [The Red Baron], German World War I fighter ace, born in Wrocław, Poland (d. 1918) – May 2

2015 Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, daughter of Prince William, born in London – May 2

 

1469 Niccolo Machiavelli, Italian politician and writer (Prince), born in Florence, Italy (d. 1527) – May 2

1943 John Costello, historian – May 2

1972 Shonie Carter, American MMA fighter – May 2

1980 Marcel Vigneron, American chef (Top Chef) – May 2

 

1796 Horace Mann, American educator, author and editor who pioneered public schools, born in Franklin, Massachusetts (d. 1859) – May 4

1941 George Will, Champaign, Illinois, American political analyst (Night Line) – May 4

1958 Keith Haring, American graffiti artist (Vanity Fair, Paris Review) and social activist, born in Reading, Pennsylvania (d. 1990) – May 4

1978 Shaenon K. Garrity, American webcomics writer and artist – May 4

 

1747 Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1765-90) and Holy Roman Emperor (1790-92), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1792) – May 5

1818 Karl Marx, Trier, German philosopher (Communist Manifesto, Das Kapital), born in Trier, Prussia (d. 1883) – May 5

1921 Arthur Leonard Schawlow, American physicist, shared the 1981 Nobel Prize in Physics for his pioneering work with lasers, born in Mount Vernon, New York (d. 1999) – May 5

1988 Jessica Dubroff, American aviator (d. 1996) – May 5

 

1806 Chapin Aaron Harris, US, found America Society of Dental Surgeons – May 6

1856 Sigmund Freud, Austrian neurologist and father of psychology, born in Freiberg, Austrian Empire (d. 1939) – May 6

1861 Rabindranath Tagore, Indian philosopher/poet/writer (Nobel 1913), born in Calcutta (d. 1941) – May 6

1953 Tony Blair, British Prime Minister (Labour: 1997-2007), born in Edinburgh, Scotland – May 6

 

1812 Robert Browning, poet (Pied Piper), born in London, England – May 7

1909 Edwin Land, American inventor of instant photography and co-founder of the Polaroid Corporation, born in Bridgeport, Connecticut (d. 1991) – May 7

1962 Robbie Knievel, daredevil, son of Evel (Chips Something Special) – May 7

1975 Zee, American hip hop artist – May 7

 

1737 Edward Gibbon, English historian (The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire), born in Putney, England (d. 1794) – May 8

1753 Phillis Wheatley, American poet who was both the second published African-American poet and first published African-American woman, born in West Africa (d. 1784) – May 8

1884 Harry Truman, 33rd US President (D - 1945-53), born in Lamar, Missouri (d. 1972) – May 8

1940 Peter Benchley, novelist (Jaws, The Deep), born in NYC, New York (d. 2006) – May 8

 

1800 John Brown, American abolitionist and revolutionary, born in Torrington, Connecticut (d. 1859) – May 9

1873 Howard Carter, British archaeologist and egyptologist who found King Tutankhamun's tomb, born in London (d. 1939) – May 9

1882 Henry J. Kaiser, American ship builder and industrialist (Liberty Ships, Jeeps, Boulder Dam), born in Sprout Brook, New York (d. 1967) – May 9

1921 Sophie Scholl, German anti-Nazi political activist, active in the non-violent resistance group, the White Rose (Die Weisse Rose), born in Forchtenberg, Germany (d. 1943) – May 9

 

1910 Jimmy Demaret, winner of 44 golf tournaments, but not the Open – May 10

1915 Monica Dickens, author/founder (US Samaritians) – May 10

1949 Miuccia Prada, Milan Italy, Italian fashion designer – May 10

2004 The Gosselin Sextuplets – May 10

 

1878 Jan Machiel Reyskens, oldest male resident of the Netherlands, (d. 1990 aged 111) – May 11

1904 Salvador Dali, Spanish surrealist artist (Crucifixion), born in Figueres, Spain (d. 1989) – May 11

1952 Warren Littlefield, American television executive – May 11

1986 Manuel "Grubby" Schenkhuizen, Dutch Professional Gamer – May 11

 

1820 Florence Nightingale, British nurse (Crimean War), born in Florence, Tuscany, Italy (d. 1910) – May 12

1918 Julius Rosenberg, 1st US civilian executed for espionage, born in New York City, New York – May 12

1946 L. Neil Smith, American science fiction author – May 12

1973 Travis Lutter, Mixed Martial Arts Fighter – May 12

 

1828 Josephine Elizabeth Butler, social reformer – May 13

1920 Gareth Morris, British flautist (d. 2007) – May 13

1931 Jim Jones, American Leader of Peoples Temple cult (Jonestown Massacre), born in Randolph County, Indiana (d. 1978) – May 13

1937 Roch Carrier, Canadian novelist (The Hockey Sweater), born in Sainte-Justine, Quebec – May 13

 

1897 Ed Ricketts, American marine biologist (d. 1948) – May 14

1924 Brad Anderson, American cartoonist (Marmaduke), born in Jamestown, New York (d. 2015) – May 14

1971 Sofia Coppola, American director (Lost in Translation), born in New York City – May 14

1984 Mark Zuckerberg, American internet entrepreneur and co-founder of Facebook, born in White Plains, New York – May 14

 

1856 Lyman Frank Baum, NY, children's book author (Wizard of Oz) – May 15

1859 Pierre Curie, France, physicist (Nobel 1903) – May 15

1951 Frank Wilczek, American Physicist (2004 Nobel Prize), born in Mineola, New York – May 15

1981 Zara Phillips, English daughter of Princess Anne, born in London – May 15

 

1801 William H. Seward, United States Secretary of State, bought Alaska at 2 ¢/acre (d. 1872) – May 16

1861 H. H. Holmes [Herman Webster Mudgett], American serial killer, born in Gilmanton, New Hampshire (d. 1896) – May 16

1941 Aldrich Ames, CIA officer and spy for the Soviet Union, born in River Falls, Wisconsin – May 16

1963 Jon Coffelt, American artist – May 16

 

1443 Edmund, Earl of Rutland, brother of Kings Edward IV of England and Richard III of England – May 17

1924 Lord Tombs, CEO (Rolls Royce) – May 17

1939 Gary Paulsen, American author – May 17

1984 Christine Robinson, Canadian water polo player – May 17

 

1798 Ethan Allen Hitchcock, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1870) – May 18

1868 Nicholas II Alexandrovich, Last tsar of Russia (1894-1917), born in Saint Petersburg, Russia (d. 1918) – May 18

1920 John Paul II [Karol Wojtyla], 264th Roman Catholic Pope (1978-2005), born in Wadowice, Poland (d. 2005) – May 18

1975 Peter Iwers, Swedish bass player (In Flames) – May 18

 

1795 Johns Hopkins, philanthropist, founded Johns Hopkins University – May 19

1857 John Jacob Abel, American Pharmacologist (endocrine glands), born in Cleveland, Ohio – May 19

1869 Henry Horatio Dixon, Irish Biologist who originated the cohesion-tension theory of water and mineral movement in plants, born in Dublin, Ireland – May 19

1925 Malcolm X [Little], African American human rights activist and Muslim minister, born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 1965) – May 19

 

1806 John Stuart Mill, English philosopher, political economist and utilitarian, born in London (d. 1873) – May 20

1889 Margery Allingham, detective story writer – May 20

1937 Benjamin Guinness, 3rd Earl of Iveagh, British brewer (Guinness) and large landowner (d. 1992) – May 20

1969 Suzanne Lawrence, Humble Texas, Miss Texas-America (1991) (4th) – May 20

 

120 BC Aurelia Cotta, Mother of Julius Caesar, born in Rome (d. 54 BC) – May 21

1780 Elizabeth Fry, English prison reformer, social reformer and Quaker Minister who is depicted on the British £5 note, born in Norwich, England (d. 1845) – May 21

1850 Giuseppe Mercalli, Italian volcanologist (d. 1914) – May 21

1960 Jeffrey Dahmer, American serial killer (Milwaukee Cannibal), born in West Allis, Wisconsin (d. 1994) – May 21

 

1844 Mary Cassatt, US, Impressionist painter (Woman Bathing) – May 22

1859 Arthur Conan Doyle, British author who brought Sherlock Holmes to life twice, born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1930) – May 22

1930 Harvey Milk, American politician and gay activist, born in Woodmere, New York (d. 1978) – May 22

1942 Ted Kaczynski, American serial killer and terrorist known as the "Unabomber", born in Evergreen Park, Illinois – May 22

 

1707 Carolus Linnaeus, Swedish botanist and the Father of Taxonomy, born in Råshult, Sweden (d. 1778) – May 23

1908 John Bardeen, American physicist, electrical engineer and co-inventor of the transistor (Nobel 1956, 1972), born in Madison, Wisconsin (d. 1991) – May 23

1970 Blake Schwendiman, American author – May 23

1974 Ken Jennings, American game show contestant, born in Edmonds, Washington – May 23

 

1753 Oliver Cromwell, decorated African American soldier who served with Washington in US War of Independence, born in Burlington, New Jersey – May 24

1819 Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom and Ireland (1837-1901), born in London (d. 1901) – May 24

1919 Sid Couchey, comic book artist (Richie Rich), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2012) – May 24

1996 Matthew Eappen, baby killed by nanny Louise Woodward, born in Boston, Massachusetts – May 24

 

1803 Ralph Waldo Emerson, American essayist/philosopher (Concord Hymn), born in Boston, Massachusetts – May 25

1889 Igor Sikorsky, Russian-American pioneer of aviation in both helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft, born in Kiev, Ukraine (d. 1972) – May 25

1907 Rachel Carson, American marine biologist, conservationist and writer (Silent Spring), born in Springdale, Pennsylvania (d. 1964) – May 25

1969 Stacy London, American fashion consultant – May 25

 

1759 Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, writer/mother of Mary Shelley – May 26

1895 Dorothea Lange, US documentary photographer – May 26

1951 Sally Ride, American astronaut (first American woman to go to space), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2012) – May 26

1955 Masaharu Morimoto, Japanese chef – May 26

 

1837 "Wild Bill" Hickok [James Butler], American cowboy and scout, born in Troy Grove, Illinois (d. 1876) – May 27

1923 Henry Kissinger, US Secretary of State (1973-77) and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1973, born in Fürth, Bavaria, Germany – May 27

1971 Glenn Ross, Northern Irish strongman – May 27

1976 RJD2, American hip-hop producer – May 27

 

1660 George I, King of England (1714-27), born in Hanover, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1727) – May 28

1888 Jim Thorpe, versatile American athlete (Olympic gold-1912), born in Prague, Oklahoma (d. 1953) – May 28

1968 Kylie Minogue, Australian pop star and singer (Locomotion), born in Melbourne, Victoria – May 28

1988 David Perron, Canadian ice hockey player – May 28

 

1736 Patrick Henry, American Revolutionary and Founding Father famous for his "Give me liberty or give me death" speech, born in Studley, Colony of Virginia, British America (d. 1799) – May 29

1903 Bob Hope [Leslie Townes Hope], British born American entertainer, born in London, England (d. 2003) – May 29

1917 John F. Kennedy, 35th US President (1961-1963) and Senator (D-Mass), born in Brookline, Massachusetts (d. 1963) – May 29

1953 Danny Elfman, American composer (The Simspons Theme), born in Los Angeles, California – May 29

 

1943 Gale Sayers, NFL running back (Chicago Bears), born in Wichita, Kansas – May 30

1955 Brian Kobilka, American Nobel Prize winning chemistry professor (G protein-coupled receptors), born in Little Falls, Minnesota – May 30

1971 Idina Menzel, American actress and singer born in Queens, New York – May 30

1990 Dean Collins, American actor – May 30

 

1819 Walt Whitman, American poet (Leaves of Grass), born in West Hills, New York (d. 1892) – May 31

1930 Clint Eastwood, actor (Dirty Harry)/mayor (Carmel, California), born in San Francisco, California – May 31

1965 Brooke Shields, model/actress (Blue Lagoon, Suddenly Susan), born in NYC, New York – May 31

1976 Colin Farrell, Irish actor (In Bruges, Minority Report), born in Dublin, Ireland – May 31

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May Social Famous Deaths

1873 David Livingstone, British physician/explorer (Africa), dies at 60 – May 1

1904 Antonín Dvořák, Czech composer (Slavic Dancing), dies at 62 – May 1

2009 Danny Gans, Canadian-born Las Vegas entertainer (b. 1956) – May 1

2015 Grace Lee Whitney, American actress (Yeoman Rand in Star Trek), dies at 85 – May 1

 

1519 Leonardo da Vinci, artist/scientist, dies at 67 – May 2

1957 Joseph McCarthy, anti-communist US senator (R-Wisc), dies at 48 – May 2

1972 J. Edgar Hoover, first Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (1924-72) dies at 77 – May 2

2016 Afeni Shakur, mother of Tupac Shakur, Black Panther Party member, dies at 69 – May 2

 

1679 James Sharp, English archbishop (assassinated) (b. 1613) – May 3

1940 Henry Ossian Flipper, American soldier, former slave and first African American to graduate from the United States Military Academy at West Point, dies at 84 – May 3

1992 George Murphy, (Sen-R-Ca, 1965-71)/actor, dies of leukemia at 89 – May 3

2016 Carl Fredrik Reutersward, Swedish artist (knotted-gun sculpture), dies at 81 – May 3

 

1471 Edward of Westminster, Prince of Wales, dies at 17, becoming the only heir apparent to the English throne to ever die in battle – May 4

1970 4 students, at Kent State University killed by Ohio National Guard – May 4

1975 Moe Howard, [Moses Horowitz], comedian (3 Stooges), dies at 77 – May 4

2012 MCA [Adam Yauch], Beastie Boys vocalist, dies from cancer at 47 – May 4

 

1821 Napoleon Bonaparte, French military leader and Emperor of the French (1804-14, 1815), dies in exile on the island of Saint Helena, officially from stomach cancer but rumours of arsenic poisoning persist – May 5

1864 Alexander Hays, US Union-general-major, dies in battle at 44 – May 5

1945 Elsie Mitchell and five Sunday school students become the only people to die during World War II on US soil when they are killed by a Japanese fire balloon that lands in the forest of Gearhart Mountain, near Bly, Southern Oregon – May 5

1951 Leo Diegel, American golfer, dies of throat and lung cancer at 52 – May 5

 

1859 Alexander von Humboldt, German naturalist, dies at 89 – May 6

1862 Henry David Thoreau, US writer/pacifist (Walden Pond), dies at 44 – May 6

1952 Maria Montessori, Italian physician/educationist, dies at 81 – May 6

1987 William J Casey, director of CIA (1981-87), dies at 73 – May 6

 

1825 Antonio Salieri, Italian composer, dies in Vienna at 74 – May 7

1896 H. H. Holmes [Herman Webster Mudgett], American serial killer executed by hanging at 34 – May 7

2011 Seve Ballesteros, Spanish golfer, dies of brain cancer at 54 – May 7

2014 Will Gaines, American-British tap dancer, dies at 86 – May 7

 

1819 Kamehameha I, King of Hawaii (1782-1819) – May 8

1985 Karl Marx, German composer/conductor, dies at 87 – May 8

2012 Maurice Sendak, American author/illustrator, dies at 83 – May 8

2014 Roger L. Easton, American scientist, inventor and designer of GPS, dies at 93 – May 8

 

1864 "Uncle" John Sedgwick, US Union general-major, dies in battle at 50 – May 9

1864 Thomas Donnely Doubleday, US Union Col, dies in an accident – May 9

1986 Tenzing Norgay, Tibetan climber who was the 1st to reach the summit of Mount Everest in 1953 with Edmund Hillary, dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 71 – May 9

2012 Vidal Sassoon, British hairdresser and businessman, dies from leukemia at 84 – May 9

 

1774 Louis XV, king of France (1715-74), dies at 64 – May 10

1818 Paul Revere, American patriot, dies – May 10

1863 Thomas Jackson, ["Stonewall"], Confederate general (Civil War), dies at 39 – May 10

1994 John Wayne Gacy, mass murderer, executed in Illinois at 52 – May 10

 

1871 John Herschel, cataloguer of southern hemisphere stars, dies at 79 – May 11

1960 John D. Rockefeller Jr, American financier and philanthropist, dies of pneumonia at 86 – May 11

1981 Bob Marley, reggae singer, dies of brain & lung cancer at 36 – May 11

2001 Douglas Adams, English author (b. 1952) – May 11

 

1864 J.E.B. Stuart [James Ewell Brown "Jeb" Stuart], Confederate General, dies at 31 – May 12

1941 Ruth Stonehouse, silent film actress and director, dies at 48 – May 12

2001 Perry Como, American singer (b. 1912) – May 12

2008 Irena Sendler, Polish social worker, WWII heroine (b. 1910) – May 12

 

1832 Georges Cuvier, French naturalist (b. 1769) – May 13

1884 Cyrus Hall McCormick, American inventor (mechanical reaper), dies at 75 – May 13

1930 Fridtjof Nansen, Arctic explorer/diplomat (Nobel 1922), dies at 68 – May 13

2011 Derek Boogaard, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1982) – May 13

 

1919 Henry John Heinz, founder of the H. J. Heinz Company, dies at 74 – May 14

1959 Sidney Bechet, US jazz clarinetist/saxophonist/bandleader, dies at 62 – May 14

1998 Frank Sinatra, American singer ("My Way") and actor ("Guys and Dolls") , dies at 82 – May 14

2015 B.B. King, American Blues guitarist and singer-songwriter, dies at 89 – May 14

 

1886 Emily Dickinson, US poet, dies at 55 – May 15

1969 Joe Malone, Canadian ice hockey center (Quebec Bulldogs), dies at 79 – May 15

2003 June Carter Cash, American musician and singer dies aged 73 – May 15

2011 Bob Flannigan, American jazz singer (The Four Freshmen), dies at 84 – May 15

 

1703 Charles Perrault, French author/fairy tale writer, dies at 75 – May 16

1957 Eliot Ness, American federal agent "The Untouchables" (put away Al Capone), dies of a heart attack at 54 – May 16

1985 Margaret Hamilton, actress (Wicked Witch in Wizard of Oz), dies at 82 – May 16

1990 Jim Henson, puppeteer (Sesame Street, Muppet Show), dies at 53 – May 16

 

1829 John Jay, first Chief Justice of the United States (b. 1745) – May 17

1886 John Deere, American blacksmith and manufacturer of agricultural equipment who founded Deere & Company, dies at 82 – May 17

2000 Donald Coggan, 101st Archbishop of Canterbury (b. 1909) – May 17

2012 Donna Summer, American singer (Love to Love You Baby), dies from lung cancer at 63 – May 17

 

1808 Elijah Craig, American minister and inventor (b. 1738?) – May 18

1963 Ernie [Ernest] Davis, American football player (1st African American to win Heisman Trophy) (b. 1939) dies of leukemia aged 23 – May 18

1973 Jeannette Rankin, 1st Congresswoman (1917-19, 41-43) and pacifist, dies at 92 – May 18

1995 Elizabeth Montgomery, actress (Bewitched), dies of cancer at 62 – May 18

 

1536 Anne Boleyn, Queen of England and wife of Henry VIII, beheaded – May 19

1864 Nathaniel Hawthorne, American writer (The Scarlet Letter), dies at 59 – May 19

1935 T. E. Lawrence [Lawrence of Arabia], British author, soldier and diplomat famous for his liaison role in Arabia during WWI, dies at 46, in a motorcycle accident in Dorset, England – May 19

1994 Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, American 1st lady (1961-63), dies of cancer at 64 – May 19

 

1506 Christopher Columbus, explorer, dies in poverty, in Spain at 55 – May 20

1989 Gilda Radner, comedienne (SNL, Haunted Honeymoon), dies at 42 – May 20

1992 Roger Keith Coleman, American murder who protested his innocence, is executed at 33 – May 20

2002 Stephen Jay Gould, American paleontologist and popular science writer, dies of cancer at 60 – May 20

 

1542 Hernando de Soto, dies while searching for gold, near Mississippi River – May 21

1935 Jane Addams, a founder of ACLU (Nobel 1973), dies at 65 – May 21

1990 Mary Victor Bruce, who flew around empire state bldg in 1930, dies – May 21

2006 Spencer Clark, American racecar driver (b. 1987) – May 21

 

1802 Martha Washington, 1st US First Lady (1789-97), dies at 70 – May 22

1885 Victor(-Marie) Hugo, French writer (Les Miserables), dies at 83 – May 22

1967 Langston Hughes, American poet (Weary Blues) and playwright (Mulatto), dies at 65 – May 22

2012 Wesley Brown, 1st African American US Naval Academy graduate, dies at 85 – May 22

 

1701 William Kidd, Scottish pirate, hanged at London's Execution Dock – May 23

1934 Bonnie Parker, American outlaw (Bonnie & Clyde), killed in police ambush at 23 – May 23

1934 Clyde Barrow, outlaw (Bonnie & Clyde), killed in police ambush – May 23

1937 John D. Rockefeller, American industrialist and philanthropist, dies at 97 – May 23

 

1543 Nicolas Copernicus, astronomer, dies in Poland aged 70 – May 24

1879 William Lloyd Garrison, abolitionist (Liberator), dies at 73 – May 24

1974 Duke Ellington, American musician, dies of cancer at 75 – May 24

2010 Paul Gray, American bassist (Slipknot) (b. 1972) – May 24

 

1919 Madame C. J. Walker, wealthy cosmetics manufacturer, dies at 51 – May 25

1954 Robert Capa, Hungarian-born photojournalist (b. 1913) – May 25

1996 Buck, dog (Married with Children), dies at 13 – May 25

2013 Marshall Lytle, American Rock bassist, dies from lung cancer at 79 – May 25

 

1880 John Curwen, English Congregationalist minister and founder of Tonic sol-fa music system, dies at 63 – May 26

1933 Jimmie Rodgers [James Charles], American country singer and singing brakeman, dies of a pulmonary hemorrhage at 35 – May 26

2005 Eddie Albert, American actor (Roman Holiday), dies of pneumonia at 99 – May 26

2008 Sydney Pollack, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (Out of Africa, Tootsie) dies at 73 – May 26

 

1508 Ludovico Sforza [il Moro], Italian duke of Milan, dies at 55 – May 27

1863 Edward Payson Chapin, Union Brigadier General, dies at 31 – May 27

1910 Robert Koch, German pioneering bacteriologist (TB, Cholera, Nobel Prize 1905), dies at 66 – May 27

2000 Maurice Richard, Canadian hockey player (b. 1921) – May 27

 

1843 Noah Webster, American lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary), dies at 84 – May 28

1849 Anne Brontë, English novelist (The Tenant of Wildfell Hall), dies at 29 – May 28

1972 Edward VIII, King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Empire and Emperor of India (Jan 20th, 1936 until his abdication on Dec 11th, 1936), dies at 77 – May 28

2014 Maya Angelou [Marguerite Johnson], American author ("I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings"), poet and actress (Nyo-Roots), dies at 86 – May 28

 

1500 Bartolomeu Dias, Portuguese explorer (1st European to round Cape of Good Hope), drowns at 48 or 49 – May 29

1790 Israel Putnam, American Revolutionary War general (b. 1718) – May 29

1911 William Schwenck Gilbert, English dramatist (Gilbert & Sullivan), dies at 74 – May 29

1979 Mary Pickford, actress (Coquette, Suds, Secrets), dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 87 – May 29

 

1431 Joan of Arc, French heroine and saint (b. 1412) – May 30

1778 Voltaire [Francois-Marie Arouet], French writer, philosopher and playwright (Candide), dies at 83 – May 30

1912 Wilbur Wright, US aviation pioneer, dies at 45 – May 30

2015 Joseph [Beau] Biden III, American politician and son of Vice-President Joe Biden, dies of cancer at 47 – May 30

 

1837 Joseph Grimaldi, English pantomimist and the "greatest clown in history", dies at 57 – May 31

1910 Elizabeth Blackwell, 1st woman physician, dies at 89 – May 31

1970 Terry Sawchuk, NHL goaltender, dies from injuries suffered during an off-ice scuffle with a teammate at 40 – May 31

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May Social Famous Weddings

1967 King of Rock and Roll Elvis Presley (32) weds actress Priscilla Beaulieu (21) at Aladdin Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada – May 1

1998 "Reality Bites" actor Ethan Hawke (27) weds "Pulp Fiction" actress Uma Thurman (28) – May 1

1998 Cyclist Lance Armstrong weds Kristin Richard (divorced 2003) – May 1

2010 Actor-producer Seth Green (36) weds actress Clare Grant (30) at George Lucas's Skywalker Ranch in Nacasio, California – May 1

 

1998 Actor-comedian Jim Belushi (43) weds Jennifer Sloan (30) at their home garden in Brentwood, Los Angeles – May 2

2009 Actress Maggie Gyllenhaal (32) weds film and stage actor Peter Sarsgaard (38) in a small chapel in Brindisi, Italy – May 2

2015 Actress and singer Amy Adams (40) weds longtime love Darren Le Gallo in California – May 2

2016 Actor Adam Rodriguez (41) weds longtime love Grace Gail in a romantic ceremony in Tuscany, Italy – May 2

 

1986 Actress-singer Annette Funicello (43) weds harness racing horse breeder and trainer Glen Holt – May 3

1991 American singer Andy Williams weds 2nd wife Debbie Hass – May 3

1997 Actor Dwayne Johnson (25) weds producer Dany Garcia (28) – May 3

2003 "Friends" actor Matt LeBlanc (35) weds former model Melissa McKnight (38) at a private estate overlooking Anini Beach in Kilauea, Hawaii – May 3

 

1962 Actor Christopher Plummer (32) weds columnist Patricia Lewis at the Marylebone Registry office in London – May 4

1969 Actor Dustin Hoffman (31) weds actress Anne Byrne (25) – May 4

1996 "CSI Miami" actor David Caruso (40) weds flight attendant Margaret Buckley (33) – May 4

2013 Actress Keira Knightley (28) weds musician James Righton (29) in France – May 4

 

1978 "Happy Days" actor Anson Williams (28) weds Lorrie Maheffey – May 5

1990 "Crocodile Dundee" actors Paul Hogan (50) weds Linda Kozlowski (32) at their newly built $3 million mansion at Faraway Possum Creek in New South Wales, Australia – May 5

2000 Academy Award-winning actress Angelina Jolie (24) weds actor Billy Bob Thornton (44) at The Little Church of The West Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada – May 5

2007 Actress and singer Brittany Murphy (29) weds writer and director Simon Monjack (37) at their home in Los Angeles City – May 5

 

1950 Elizabeth Taylor (18) marries for the 1st time to hotel heir Conrad "Nicky" Hilton (23) – May 6

1975 Actor Sean Connery (44) weds Micheline Roquebrune in Casablanca – May 6

2001 Actress-singer Billie Piper (18) weds media mogul Chris Evans (35) at the Little Church of the West in Las Vegas – May 6

2007 Evanescence singer Amy Lee (25) weds Josh Hartzler (29) in Little Rock, Arkansas – May 6

 

2005 "Growing Pains" actress Alan Thicke (58) weds model Tanya Callau at The One and Only Palmilla Resort in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico – May 7

2006 Actress Tori Spelling (32) weds actor Dean McDermott (39) at Wakaya Club in Wakaya Island, Fiji – May 7

2011 "The Amazing Race" winners Meghan Rickey and Cheyne Whitney marry at the Hard Rock Hotel, San Diego – May 7

2016 Rich Kids of Beverly Hills star Morgan Stewart (27) weds cast-mate and real estate agent Brendan Fitzpatrick at the Hummingbird Nest Ranch in Santa Susana, California – May 7

 

1783 First American flag seamstress Betsy Ross (31) weds John Claypoole at Christ Church – May 8

1978 Singer Donny Osmond (20) weds Debra Glenn (19) at Salt Lake Temple in Utah – May 8

1981 Author John Grisham (26) weds Renee Jones – May 8

1999 "ER" actor Goran Visnjic (34) weds Croatian artist Ivana Vrdoljak – May 8

 

1987 Actor Tom Cruise (27) & actress Mimi Rogers (33), marry – May 9

2005 Oscar-winning actress Renee Zellweger (36) weds country-music heartthrob singer Kenny Chesney (37) on the island of St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands – May 9

2009 "The O.C." actress Autumn Reeser (28) weds writer-director Jesse Warren (31) under a 200-year old oak tree at the Ojai Valley Inn & Spa in Ojai, California – May 9

2014 Destiny's Child singer Kelly Rowland (33) weds manager Tim Witherspoon in Costa Rica – May 9

 

1927 1954 Nobel Prize winner in Literature Ernest Hemingway (27) weds journalist Pauline Pfeiffer (31) – May 10

2003 "Broadway" singer-actress Carol Channing (82) weds Harry Kullijian at Big Valley Grace Community Church in Modesto, California – May 10

2008 President George W. Bush's daughter Jenna Bush (26) weds Henry Hager (30) at the Bush family ranch in Texas – May 10

2012 Food Network chef Robert Irvine (46) weds "TNA" pro wrestler Gail Kim (35) in California – May 10

 

1963 Prime Minister of Canada John Turner (33) weds Geills McCrae Kilgour (25) – May 11

1970 Sammy Davis Jr weds Altovise – May 11

1996 Fashion designer Cynthia Rowley (39) weds retail store designer Bill Keenan (43) at Manhattan City Hall in New York – May 11

2001 Actress Suzanne Pleshette (64) weds actor Tom Poston (79) at Manhattan's City Hall – May 11

 

1191 Richard I of England marries Berengaria of Navarre. – May 12

1763 Founding Father of the United States Roger Sherman (42) weds second wife Rebecca Prescott (20) – May 12

1971 Rolling Stone rocker Mick Jagger (27) weds actress and model Bianca Pérez-Mora Macia (26) at St Tropez Town Hall, France – May 12

2012 McFly guitarist Tom Fletcher (27) weds actress Giovanna Falcone (27) at One Marylebone in London – May 12

 

1932 Russian composer Dmitri Sjostakovitch marries Nina Varsar – May 13

2003 NBA star Dennis Rodman (42) weds Michelle Moyer in a small civil ceremony in Newport Beach, California – May 13

2006 Actress Sara Bakker weds Sloan Alexander at the United Church on the Green in New Haven, Connecticut – May 13

2006 British football star player Gary O'Neil (22) weds Donna Guerin in Highclere Castle, Hampshire – May 13

 

1994 Software salesman Todd Beamer (25) weds Lisa Brosious in Peekskill, New York – May 14

1996 Actor Antonio Banderas (35) weds actress Melanie Griffith (38) at the Westminster register office in London – May 14

2005 The Beverly Hills, 90210 actor Jason Priestley (35) weds British makeup artist Naomi Lowde at the One & Only Ocean Club on Paradise Island in the Bahamas – May 14

2011 Country singer Blake Shelton (34) weds singer Miranda Lambert (27) at Don Strange Ranch in Boerne, Texas – May 14

 

1965 Director Martin Scorsese (22) weds Laraine Brennan in New York – May 15

2010 Actress and model Danneel Harris (33) weds actor Jensen Ackles (34) at the Rosewood Crescent Court Hotel in Dallas, Texas – May 15

2011 Actress Tamera Mowry (32) weds Fox News Correspondent Adam Housley (39) at Villagio Inn & Spa in Napa, California – May 15

2015 Former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell (42) weds F1 racing team boss Christian Horner (41) in Bedfordshire, England – May 15

 

1770 Marie Antoinette (14) marries future King Louis XVI (15) of France – May 16

1836 US writer Edgar Allan Poe (26) marries his 13-year-old cousin Virginia Clemm – May 16

2006 "Korn" bassist Fieldy (36) weds Deena Beber at the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point, California – May 16

2015 Glee singer/actress Heather Morris (28) weds high school sweetheart Taylor Hubbell at Old Canyon Ranch in Topanga, California – May 16

 

1827 US President Andrew Johnson (18) weds Eliza McCardle (16) in Warrenton, Tennessee – May 17

1947 NBA center George Mikan (22) weds college sweetheart Patricia Lu Daveny – May 17

1997 Actor Sylvester Stallone weds actress Jennifer Flavin in London – May 17

2008 Singer-songwriter and actress Ashlee Simpson (26) weds rock band Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz (31) in Encino, California – May 17

 

1996 NFL Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly (36) weds former marketing director Jill Waggoner (27) at St. Christopher's Catholic Church in suburban Buffalo – May 18

2003 Actress Rena Sofer (34) weds director and producer Sanford Bookstaver (29) in Malibu, California – May 18

2005 Television presenter and former Miss Germany Verona Feldbusch (37) weds German entrepreneur Franjo Pooth at the San Diego Court House in San Diego, California – May 18

2007 Grammy award-winning singer Amy Winehouse (23) weds former video production assistant Blake Fielder-Civil (25) in Miami, Florida – May 18

 

1880 Novelist Robert Louis Stevenson (29) weds Fanny Van de Grift Osbourne (40) in San Francisco – May 19

1970 US Vice President Al Gore weds (22) weds author Tipper Aitcheson (21) at the Washington National Cathedral in Washington, DC – May 19

1997 Film and stage actor Matthew Broderick (35) weds Sex and the City actress Sarah Jessica Parker (32) in New York – May 19

2012 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg (28) weds his longtime girlfriend Priscilla Chan at a small ceremony in Palo Alto, California – May 19

 

1968 "The Who" guitarist and songwriter Pete Townshend (23) weds Karen Astley in England – May 20

2000 "Stone Temple Pilots" front man Scott Weiland (32) weds model Mary Forsberg (25) – May 20

2006 "Dog the Bounty Hunter" TV personality Duane Dog Chapman (53) weds Beth Smith at the Hilton Waikoloa Village in Hawaii – May 20

2006 Comedian-actress Mo'Nique (38) weds actor Sidney Hicks in an idyllic island ceremony – May 20

 

1553 Lady Jane Grey (16 or 17), later English queen for 9 days, marries Lord Guildford Dudley – May 21

1994 ABC Sports President Roone Arledge (62) weds third wife Gigi Shaw – May 21

1999 NFL legend Deion Sanders (31) weds model Pilar Biggers in Paradise Island, Bahamas – May 21

2016 Actress Eva Longoria (41) weds Televisa media executive Jose Antonio Baston in Valle de Bravo, Mexico – May 21

 

1945 Paranormal investigator Lorraine Warren (18) weds partner Ed Warren (18) – May 22

2003 Actor and comedian Kevin Hart (23) weds Torrei Hart – May 22

2010 Singer-songwriter and guitarist Alanis Morissette (38) weds rapper Mario Treadway (32) in Los Angeles – May 22

2010 "Numb3rs" star David Krumholtz (32) weds actress Vanessa Britting (29) at The Plaza Hotel in New York City – May 22

 

1970 US Secretary of State John Kerry (26) weds heiress Julia Stimson Thorne (25) – May 23

1992 Actress Anjelica Huston (40) weds sculptor Robert Graham (54) – May 23

2004 Singer-guitarist Michelle Branch (21) weds musician Teddy Landau at Isla Pardito, Mexico – May 23

2012 Grammy-winning Spanish pop star Alejandro Sanz (43) weds longtime girlfriend Raquel Perera (37) in Barcelona – May 23

 

1986 Country singer Garth Brooks marries songwriter Sandy Mahl – May 24

2002 Princess Martha Louise of Norway (30) weds author Ari Behn (29) in Trondheim – May 24

2003 Oscar winning-actress Kate Winslet (27) weds director Sam Mendes (36) in Anguilla Island – May 24

2014 Rapper and record producer Kanye West (36) weds model Kim Kardashian (33) at Fort di Belvedere in Florence, Italy – May 24

 

1898 Chocolatier Milton S. Hershey (40) weds Catherine Sweeney at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City – May 25

1901 Russian physician, dramatist and author Anton Chekhov marries actress Olga Knipper – May 25

1957 NFL coach Chuck Noll (25) weds first wife Marianne Noll – May 25

2014 Happy Endings actress Casey Wilson (33) weds comedy writer David Caspe (35) in Ojai, California – May 25

 

1910 US General George S. Patton (24) weds Frederick Ayer's daughter Beatrice Ayer at Beverly Farms Episcopal Church near Boston, Massachusetts – May 26

1984 Actress Annette Bening (25) weds J. Steven White – May 26

1994 Michael Jackson (35) weds Elvis' daughter Lisa Marie Presley (26) in La Romana, Dominican Republic – May 26

2013 Cobra Starship rocker Gabe Saporta (33) weds fashion designer Erin Fetherston at St Nicholas Abbey plantation in Barbados – May 26

 

1929 Aviator Charles Lindbergh (27) weds author Anne Morrow (22) in Englewood, New Jersey – May 27

1996 "Crosby, Stills & Nash" Rock and Roll Hall of Famer guitarist Stephen Stills (51) weds recording-studio manager Kristen Hathaway (30) at the Ritz-Carlton in Palm Beach, Florida – May 27

2005 "Amazing Race 6" winner Kendra Bentley (25) weds Freddy Holliday (34) in Bal Harbour, Florida – May 27

2012 Actress Cynthia Nixon (46) weds education activist Christine Marinoni in New York City – May 27

 

1948 Film director Stanley Kubrick (19) weds high school sweetheart Toba Metz – May 28

1959 Muppeteer Jim Henson (22) weds Jane Nebel (24) in Salisbury, Maryland – May 28

1988 Senator Bernie Sanders (46) weds social worker Jane O'Meara – May 28

2005 Politician Justin Trudeau (33) weds tv host Sophie Grégoire (30) in a Catholic ceremony at Montreal's Sainte-Madeleine d'Outremont Church – May 28

 

1849 Bacteriologist Louis Pasteur (26) weds secretary Marie Laurent (23) in Strasbourg, France – May 29

1884 Irish writer Oscar Wilde marries Constance Lloyd at St. James Church, Paddington, London – May 29

1992 Actor Robert Downey Jr (27) weds actress/singer Deborah Falconer (26) – May 29

2010 "Survivor: Fiji" winner Earl Cole (39) weds pharmacist Shelley Lee at the St. Regis Princeville Resort on Kauai – May 29

 

1536 English King Henry VIII marries Jane Seymour, his 3rd wife – May 30

1797 Abolitionist William Wilberforce (37) weds Barbara Spooner (25) at St Swithins Church in Walcot, Bath – May 30

1966 Country singer Dolly Parton (20) weds Carl Dean (23) in Ringgold, Georgia – May 30

2008 Film actor Charlie Sheen (42) weds socialite Brooke Mueller (30) at a private estate in Los Angeles, California – May 30

 

1919 1st wedding held in an aircraft (over Houston, Texas) – May 31

1991 Oldest bride - Minnie Munro, 102, weds Dudley Reid, 83, in Australia – May 31

2008 "Law & Order" actress Alana De La Garza (31) weds writer Michael Roberts in Orlando, Orange County, Florida – May 31

2014 Rock singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge (53) weds tv actress Linda Wallem (53) at San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito, California – May 31

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May Social Famous Divorces

1978 Actress and model Bianca Jagger files for divorce from Rolling Stone rocker Mick Jagger after 7 years of marriage on the grounds of his adultery with model Jerry Hall – May 1

1974 Actress Maggie Smith (39) divorces actor Robert Stephens (42) after 6 years of marriage – May 6

2006 "Dallas" actress Victoria Principal (56) divorces plastic surgeon Harry Glassman (63) due to irreconcilable differences after nearly 21 years of marriage – May 6

2016 Actress Kaley Cuoco and professional tennis player Ryan Sweeting divorce after 2 years of marriage – May 6

2008 "The View" former co-host Star Jones (46) divorces investment banker Al Reynolds (39) after three-and-a-half years of marriage – May 9

1994 Drew Barrymore (19) files for divorce from Jeremy Thomas (31) – May 10

2004 Model and actress Ali Landry divorces (30) "Saved by the Bell" actor Mario Lopez (30) due to infidelity only less than 2 weeks after getting married – May 12

2008 "24" actor Kiefer Sutherland (37) divorces former model Elizabeth Kelly Winn (42) due to irreconcilable differences after nearly 8 years of marriage – May 16

1989 Lisa Strawberry files for divorce from Darryl – May 18

2001 Actress and former fitness guru Jane Fonda (63) divorces CNN founder Ted Turner (62) due to irretrievably broken marriage 10 years after getting married – May 22

1533 King Henry VIII & Catherine of Aragon's marriage declared null & void by authority English clergy not the Pope – May 23

1934 First wife Marguerite Van Kessel divorces NFL player Curly Lambeau (36) after 14 years of marriage – May 23

2016 Actress Amber Heard (30) files for divorce from fellow actor Johnny Depp (52) – May 23

2000 Television producer and director Mark Tinker (49) divorces actress and painter Kristin Harmon (54) after 12 years of marriage – May 25

2012 Actress Halina Mlynkova (35) divorces actor Lukasz Nowicki (39) after 9 years of marriage – May 25

2003 Actress Angelina Jolie (26) divorces actor Billy Bob Thornton (47) due to irreconcilable differences – May 27

1533 The Archbishop of Canterbury voids the marriage of King Henry VIII & Anne Boleyn – May 28

2013 Actress Courteney Cox and actor David Arquette divorce after 13 years of marriage – May 28

1952 Country music legend Hank Williams and Audrey Sheppard granted divorce for the second and final time after seven years of marriage. Their first divorce was in 1948. – May 29

2010 Five-time Grammy Award singer Shania Twain (42) divorces music producer Robert John Lange (59) after 14 years of marriage – May 29

1949 Actress Doris Day (25) divorces saxophonist George Weidler (23) after 3 years of marriage – May 31


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Social Famous Calendar - June

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June Weekly Social Famous Holidays

Superman Week - June 7-10

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June Daily Social Famous Holidays

Oscar the Grouch Day - June 1

Drive in Movie Day - June 6

Donald Duck Day - June 9

Superman Day - June 12

Garfield The Cat Day - June 19

Global Smurfs Day - June 22

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June Social Famous Births

1801 Brigham Young, American religious leader (Mormon church), born in Whitingham, Vermont (d. 1877) – June 1

1926 Marilyn Monroe [Norma Jean Mortenson], American actress (Some Like It Hot), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1962) – June 1

1937 Morgan Freeman, Academy award winning actor (Driving Mrs Daisy, Glory), born in Memphis, Tennessee – June 1

1961 Paul Coffey, Canadian NHL forward (Oilers, Penguins, Red Wings), born in Weston, Ontario – June 1

 

1740 Marquis de Sade, French philosopher and writer (Justine). The words sadism and sadist are derived from his name., born in Paris, France – June 2

1936 Sally Kellerman, actress (M*A*S*H, Back to School), born in Long Beach, California – June 2

1941 Stacy Keach, actor (Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer), born in Savannah, Georgia – June 2

1955 Dana Carvey, Missoula MT, comedian (SNL, Garth-Wayne's World) – June 2

 

1726 James Hutton, geologist, born in Edinburgh, Scotland – June 3

1808 Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America (1861-65), born in Fairview, Kentucky (d. 1889) – June 3

1904 Charles R. Drew, American physician, surgeon, and pioneer of blood plasma research, born in Washington, D. C. (d. 1950) – June 3

1926 Allen Ginsberg, American beat poet (Howl), born in Newark, New Jersey – June 3

 

1950 Wayne Powers, New Rochelle NY, actor (Laverne & Shirley, 13 East) – June 4

1965 Andrea Jaeger, tennis player (retired as a teenager), born in Chicago, Illinois – June 4

1966 Nick Kypreos, NHL left wing (Toronto Maple Leafs), born in Toronto, Ontario – June 4

1975 Russell Brand, English comedian and television personality, born in Grays, Essex – June 4

 

1901 Anastasia Nikolaevna, Daughter of the last Russian Tsar, born in Saint Petersburg, Russia (d. 1918) – June 5

1941 Spalding Gray, American actor (Beaches, Clara's Heart, Heavy Petting), born in Providence, Rhode Island (d. 2004) – June 5

1971 Mark Wahlberg, rap singer (Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch) and actor (Boogie Nights, The Departed), born in Boston, Massachusetts – June 5

1985 Kenny De Ketele, Belgian cyclist – June 5

 

1755 Nathan Hale, American Revolutionary War patriot, "I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country.", born in Coventry, Connecticut, North American Colonies (d. 1776) – June 6

1955 Sandra Bernhard, actress (King of Comedy, Nancy-Roseanne), born in Flint, Michigan – June 6

1956 Björn Borg, Swedish tennis champion (Wimbledon 1976-79), born in Stockholm, Sweden – June 6

1974 Uncle Kracker [Matthew Shafer], American singer and rapper (Follow Me, Drift Away), born in Mount Clemens, Michigan – June 6

 

1843 Susan Elizabeth Blow, US, pioneered kindergarten education – June 7

1940 Tom Jones [Thomas John Woodward], Welsh singer (What's New Pussycat), born in Pontypridd, Wales – June 7

1952 Liam Neeson, Irish actor (Schindler's List, Les Miserables), born in Ballymena, County Antrim – June 7

1958 Prince [Rogers Nelson], American singer-songwriter and musician (1999, Purple Rain), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 2016) – June 7

 

1867 Frank Lloyd Wright, American architect (Guggenheim) recognized as "the greatest American architect of all time", born in Richland Center, Wisconsin (d. 1959) – June 8

1899 Noel Wien, American aviation pioneer (Wien Air Alaska), born in Lake Nebagamon, Wisconsin (d. 1977) – June 8

1925 Barbara Bush, US First Lady (1989-93), born in NYC, New York – June 8

1977 Kanye West, American rapper and record producer, born in Atlanta, Georgia – June 8

 

1961 Michael J. Fox, Canadian actor (Family Ties, Back to the Future, Teen Wolf), born in Edmonton, Alberta – June 9

1963 Johnny Depp, American actor (21 Jump Street, Pirates of the Caribbean), born in Owensboro, Kentucky – June 9

1978 Matthew Bellamy, British musician (Muse) – June 9

1981 Natalie Portman [Neta-Lee Hershlag], Israeli/American actress (Professional, Padmé Amidala-Star Wars), born in Jerusalem, Israel – June 9

 

1922 Judy Garland, [Frances Gumm], American actress/singer (Wizard of Oz), born in Minnesota (d. 1969) – June 10

1933 F Lee Bailey, Waltham Mass, attorney (Sam Shepard case, OJ case) – June 10

1963 Jeanne Tripplehorn, American actress – June 10

1982 Tara Lipinski, figure skater (1997 World Champ), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – June 10

 

1910 Jacques Cousteau, French oceanic explorer (Calypso), born in Saint-André-de-Cubzac, Gironde, France (d. 1997) – June 11

1933 Gene Wilder, [Jerome Silberman], actor ( Blazing Saddles, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 2016) – June 11

1959 Hugh Laurie, English actor (Strapless, Dr Gregory House-House), born in Oxford, England – June 11

1969 Peter Dinklage, American actor (Games of Thrones), born in Morristown, New Jersey – June 11

 

1859 Thomas J. Walsh, United States Senator (Montana), born in Two Rivers, Wisconsin – June 12

1924 George H. W. Bush, 41st US President (R, 1989-93) and 43rd US Vice President (R, 1981-89), born in Milton, Massachusetts – June 12

1929 Anne Frank, Dutch diarist and Jewish victim of the Nazi Holocaust (Diary of Anne Frank), born in Frankfurt, Germany (d. 1945) – June 12

1992 Allie DiMeco American musician and actress (The Naked Brothers Band) – June 12

 

1731 Martha Washington, 1st US First Lady (1789-97), born in Kent County, Virginia (d. 1802) – June 13

1892 Basil Rathbone, South African born British actor (Sherlock Holmes), born in Johannesburg (d. 1967) – June 13

1953 Tim Allen, comedian (Tim-Home Improvement, Jungle2Jungle), born in Denver, Colorado – June 13

1986 Kat Dennings, American actress – June 13

 

1811 Harriet Beecher Stowe, American author (Uncle Tom's Cabin), born in Litchfield, Connecticut (d. 1896) – June 14

1961 Boy George [O'Dowd], British singer-songwriter (Culture Club), born in Bexley, Kent, England – June 14

1984 Siobhán Donaghy, British singer (ex-Sugababes) – June 14

1987 Andrew Cogliano, Professional Hockey Player – June 14

 

1908 Sam Giancana, American mafioso, born in Chicago, Illinois – June 15

1923 Erroll Garner, American jazz pianist (Misty), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – June 15

1964 Courteney Cox, American actress (Monica Geller on Friends), born in Birmingham, Alabama – June 15

1973 Neil Patrick Harris, actor (Doogie Howser MD), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico – June 15

 

1644 Henrietta Anne Stuart, Princess of Scotland, England and Ireland and Duchess of Orléans (d. 1670) – June 16

1829 Geronimo, Apache leader and resistance fighter, born in No-doyohn Canon, Mexico (d. 1909) – June 16

1970 Phil Mickelson, PGA golfer (five-time major winner), born in San Diego, California – June 16

1971 Tupac Shakur, American rapper and actor (Juice, Bullet), born in East Harlem, New York (d. 1996) – June 16

 

1871 James Weldon Johnson, American civil rights activist, leader of the NAACP and Harlem Renaissance poet, born in Jacksonville, Florida (d. 1938) – June 17

1882 Igor Stravinsky, Russian composer (Rite of Spring) [OS 5th June], born in Oranienbaum, Russia (d. 1971) – June 17

1943 Barry Manilow [Barry Alan Pincus], American singer/pianist (Mandy, I Write the Songs), born in New York City – June 17

1984 John Gallagher Jr. American stage actor – June 17

 

1886 George Mallory, English mountain climber ("because it is there"), born in Mobberley, CEngland (d. 1924) – June 18

1942 Paul McCartney, English musician and member of The Beatles, born in Liverpool, England – June 18

1973 Julie Depardieu, French actress – June 18

1975 Martin St. Louis, Canadian hockey player – June 18

 

1896 Wallis Simpson [Duchess of Windsor], American divorcee whom British King Edward VIII abdicated his throne to marry, born in Blue Ridge Summit, Pennsylvania (d. 1986) – June 19

1903 Lou Gehrig [Henry Louis Gehrig], American first baseman (NY Yankees), nicknamed "The Iron Horse", born in NYC, New York (d. 1941) – June 19

1962 Paula Abdul, American singer-songwriter, choreographer (Straight Up) and TV personality (American Idol), born in San Fernando, California – June 19

1978 Zoe Saldana, American actress (Avatar, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl), born in Passaic, New Jersey – June 19

 

1949 Lionel Richie, American singer (Commodores, Hello, Penny Lover), born in Tuskegee, Alabama – June 20

1952 John Goodman, actor (Dan Conner-Roseanne, Babe), born in St Louis, Missouri – June 20

1967 Nicole Kidman, actress (Dead Calm, Far & Away), born in Honolulu, Hawaii – June 20

1988 Shefali Chowdhury, Welsh actress – June 20

 

1902 Howie Morenz, Canadian professional ice hockey player (Montreal Canadiens, Chicago Black Hawks, NY Rangers), born in Mitchell, Ontario (d. 1937) – June 21

1974 Neely Jenkins, American musician – June 21

1982 Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, son of Prince Charles & Lady Diana, born in London, England – June 21

1983 Edward Snowden, American NSA contractor who leaked classified information, born in Elizabeth City, North Carolina – June 21

 

1903 John Dillinger, notorious bank robber, born in Indianapolis, Indiana – June 22

1906 Anne Morrow Lindbergh, American author and aviator (Gift from the Sea), born in Englewood, New Jersey – June 22

1949 Meryl Streep, American actress (French Lieutenant's Woman, Sophie's Choice), born in Summit, New Jersey – June 22

1949 Elizabeth Warren, American academic and US Senator (D-Massachusetts), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – June 22

 

47 BC Pharaoh Ptolemy XV of Egypt (d. 30 BC) – June 23

1894 Edward VIII, King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Empire and Emperor of India (Jan 20th, 1936 until his abdication on Dec 11th, 1936), born in Richmond, England (d. 1972) – June 23

1929 June Carter Cash, American country singer (Johnny Cash Show), born in Maces Spring, Virginia (d. 2003) – June 23

1972 Selma Blair, American actress (Cruel Intentions, Legally Blonde) born in Southfield, Michigan – June 23

 

1842 Ambrose Bierce, American writer and satirist (Devil's Dictionary, Nuggets & Dust), born in Meigs County, Ohio (d. 1914) – June 24

1947 Mick Fleetwood, rock drummer (Fleetwood Mac-Go Your Own Way), born in London, England – June 24

1982 Jarret Stoll, Canadian ice hockey player – June 24

1987 Lionel Messi, Argentine footballer (FC Barcelona), born in Rosario, Santa Fe – June 24

 

1903 George Orwell [Eric Arthur Blair], Bihar, British writer (Animal Farm, 1984), born in Motihari, British India (d. 1950) – June 25

1961 Ricky Gervais, English actor and comedian (The Office), born in Reading, England – June 25

1963 George Michael [Panos], British rock vocalist (Wham-I Want Your Sex), born in London, England – June 25

1984 Indigo, American actress – June 25

 

1970 Chris O'Donnell, American actor (School Ties, Robin-Batman Forever), born in Winnetka, Illinois – June 26

1974 Derek Jeter, American baseball shortstop (NY Yankees, Rookie of Year 1996), born in Pequannock, New Jersey – June 26

1974 Jason Kendall, catcher (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in San Diego, California – June 26

1993 Ariana Grande, American singer (Problem, The Way), born in Boca Raton, Florida – June 26

 

1880 Helen Keller, American blind-deaf author and lecturer, born in Tuscumbia, Alabama (d. 1968) – June 27

1975 Tobey Maguire, American actor (Spider-Man, The Great Gatsby), born in Santa Monica, California – June 27

1984 Khloe Kardashian, American reality television star (Keeping Up with the Kardashians), born in Los Angeles, California – June 27

1991 Madylin Sweeten, American actress – June 27

 

1491 Henry VIII, King of England (1509-47) who separated the Church of England from the Roman Catholic Church, born in London (d. 1547) – June 28

1926 Mel Brooks, American actor and director (Blazing Saddles, Spaceballs), born in New York City – June 28

1948 Kathy Bates, academy award winning actress (Misery), born in Memphis, Tennessee – June 28

1971 Elon Musk, American entrepreneur and inventor (SpaceX, Telsta, Paypal), born in Pretoria, South Africa – June 28

 

1930 Robert Evans, director/actor (Love Story, The Godfather, Chinatown), born in NYC, New York – June 29

1947 Richard Lewis, comedian (Marty Gold-Anything But Love), born in NYC, New York – June 29

1985 Quintin Demps, American football player – June 29

1993 Angela & Amy Lakeberg, US conjoined twins (separated on Aug 20th) – June 29

 

1901 Willie Sutton, American bank robber, born in Brooklyn, New York – June 30

1960 Randy Ladouceur, Brockville, NHL defenseman (Anaheim Mighty Ducks) – June 30

1966 "Iron" Mike Tyson, American boxer and youngest ever heavyweight boxing champ (1986-90), born in Brooklyn, New York – June 30

1985 Michael Phelps, American swimmer (world record 28 Olympic medals), born in Baltimore, Maryland – June 30

Week  -   Day  -   Births  -   Deaths  -   Weddings  -   Divorces

June Social Famous Deaths

195 BC Gaozu of Han, Emperor of China (202-195 BC), founder of Han Dynasty – June 1

1868 James Buchanan, 15th US president (1857-61), dies at 77 – June 1

1968 Helen Keller, American blind & deaf author (Let us Have Faith) and lecturer, dies at 87 – June 1

 

1927 Lizzie Borden, American woman acquitted of the murder of her parents, dies at 66 – June 2

1941 Lou Gehrig, 1st baseman (NY Yankee), dies of ALS in Riverdale NY at 37 – June 2

2008 Bo Diddley, American musician (b. 1928) – June 2

2012 Richard Dawson, English-American actor, dies from esophageal cancer at 79 – June 2

 

1875 Georges Bizet, French composer (Carmen), dies at 36 – June 3

1924 Franz Kafka, Czech writer (Trial, Amerika, Metamorphosis), dies at 40 – June 3

2006 Johnny Grande, original accordion/piano/keyboard player for Bill Haley's Comets (b. 1932) – June 3

2016 Muhammad Ali [Cassius Clay], American world heavyweight boxing champion (1964-70, 1974-80), dies from septic shock caused by respiratory illness at 74 – June 3

 

1798 Giacomo Casanova, Italian adventurer/writer/librarian and womanizer, dies at 73 – June 4

1941 Wilhelm II von Hohenzollern, German Emperor (1888-1918), dies of a pulmonary embolus at 82 – June 4

1973 Arna Bontemps, American poet (Harlem Renaissance), dies of heart attack at 72 in Nashville – June 4

2014 Don Zimmer, American baseball manager, dies from heart failure as a complication from cardiac surgery at 83 – June 4

 

1825 Odysseas Androutsos, hero in the Greek War of Independence – June 5

1900 Stephen Crane, author (Red Badge of Courage), dies at 28 – June 5

2004 Ronald Reagan, 40th US President, Governor of California and radio and film actor, dies at 93 – June 5

2015 Jerry Collins, Samoan-born New Zealand rugby player, dies in a car crash at 34 – June 5

 

1799 Patrick Henry, American Revolutionary and Founding Father famous for his "Give me liberty or give me death" speech, dies at 63 – June 6

1968 Robert F. Kennedy, (Sn-D-NY), assassinated in LA by Sirhan Sirhan at 42 – June 6

1979 Jack Haley, American actor (The Wizard of Oz), dies of a heart attack at 80 – June 6

2011 Shrek the sheep, New Zealand sheep that held world record for biggest shorn fleece, dies at 16 – June 6

 

1871 Thomas Jackson Rodman, American military inventor of the rodman gun and perforated-cake gunpowder, dies on duty at 54 – June 7

1954 Alan Turing, British mathematician and computer scientist pioneer (Turing Machine), commits suicide at 41 – June 7

1992 Bill France, Sr., American racing car driver and co-founder of NASCAR, dies of Alzheimer's disease at 82 – June 7

2015 Sir Christopher Lee, English actor (The Lord of the Rings, Dracula), dies at 93 – June 7

 

1809 Thomas Paine, English/American writer (Age of Reason, Common Sense), dies at 72 – June 8

1845 Andrew Jackson, (D) 7th US President (1828-37), dies at 78 – June 8

2013 Paul Cellucci, American politician, dies from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis at 65 – June 8

2015 Marie-Louise Grog-Carven, French fashion designer (Ma Griffe perfume), dies at 105 – June 8

 

1870 Charles Dickens, English writer (David Copperfield, Oliver Twist), dies at 58 – June 9

1871 Anna Atkins, English botanist, photographer and the 1st person to publish a book illustrated with photographic images, dies of paralysis, rheumatism, and exhaustion at 72 – June 9

1952 Adolf Busch, German composer (b. 1891) – June 9

2014 Bob Welch, American MLB pitcher, dies at 57 – June 9

 

323 BC Alexander the Great, Macedonian king, dies from either fever or excessive wine at 32 – June 10

1988 Louis L'Amour, western writer (Bowdrie), dies at 80 of cancer – June 10

2004 Ray Charles, Grammy winning crooner who blended gospel and blues, dies at 73 – June 10

2016 Gordie Howe, Canadian NHL right wing (Detroit Redwings), dies at 88 – June 10

 

1941 Daniel Carter Beard, founder of the Boy Scouts of America (b. 1850) – June 11

1979 John Wayne [Marion Mitchell Morrison], actor (Green Berets, True Grit), dies at 72 – June 11

1985 Karen Ann Quinlan, comatose patient, dies in Morris Plains NJ at 31 – June 11

1993 Ray Sharkey, actor (Wiseguy, No Mercy, Body Rock), dies of AIDs at 40 – June 11

 

1936 Isidore Weiss, French world checker champion, dies – June 12

1982 Sgt Ian McKay VC, Platoon Sergeant 4 Platoon, B Company, 3rd Battalion, the Parachute Regiment (British Army) (Falklands War) (b. 1953) – June 12

2003 Gregory Peck, American actor (b. 1916) – June 12

2015 Ernest Tomlinson, English composer (Light music), dies at 90 – June 12

 

1861 Jean Eugène Robert-Houdin, French magician and father of modern magic, dies of pneumonia at 65 – June 13

1994 Igor Youskevitch, dancer, dies at 82 – June 13

2014 Chuck Noll, NFL head coach (Pittsburgh Steelers), dies of natural causes at 82 – June 13

2015 MC Supreme [Dewayne Lawrence Coleman], rapper (Black in America), dies in a car accident at 47 – June 13

 

1801 Benedict Arnold, Revolutionary War general, dies in London at 60 – June 14

1977 Alan Reed, actor (Fred Allen)/voice (Fred Flintstone), dies at 69 – June 14

2006 Monty Berman, British film and television producer (b. 1905) – June 14

2016 Ann Morgan Guilbert, American actress (The Dick Van Dyke Show), dies at 87 – June 14

 

1849 James Knox Polk, 11th US President (1845-1849), dies in Nashville Tenn at 53 – June 15

1984 Ned Glass, actor (Charade, Street Music), dies of heart failure at 78 – June 15

1996 Ella Fitzgerald, singer, dies at 78 – June 15

2014 Casey Kasem, creator of American Top 40 and the voice of Shaggy on Scooby-Doo, dies from Lewy body dementia at 82 – June 15

 

1930 Ezra Fitch, Abercrombie & Fitch founder (b. 1866) – June 16

1959 George Reeves, actor (Superman, Gone with the Wind), commits suicide by shooting himself in the head at 45 – June 16

1977 Wernher von Braun, rocket scientist (V1/V2), dies at 65 of smoking – June 16

2008 Mario Rigoni Stern, Italian writer, World War II veteran and Nazi concentration camp survivor (b. 1921) – June 16

 

1775 Major John Pitcairn, British marine (killed in battle) (b. 1722) – June 17

1947 Maxwell Perkins, American editor and publisher for Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald and Thomas Wolfe, dies at 62 – June 17

2014 Patsy Byrne, English actress, dies at 80 – June 17

2016 Prince Be [Attrell Cordes], American rapper (PM Dawn), dies from diabetes complications at 46 – June 17

 

1673 Jeanne Mance, French Canadian settler and founder of the first hospital in North America, dies at 66 – June 18

1928 Roald Amundsen, Norwegian polar explorer who led the 1st expedition to the South Pole, dies in a plane crash while flying on a rescue mission in the Arctic at 55 – June 18

2002 Jack Buck, American baseball announcer, dies at 77 – June 18

2014 Johnny Mann, American Grammy-award winning musician, dies at 85 – June 18

 

1820 Joseph Banks, English natural historian (Cook/Australia), dies – June 19

1937 J. M. [James Matthew] Barrie, Scottish novelist and playwright (Peter Pan), dies at 77 – June 19

1953 Ethel Rosenberg, executed at Sing Sing, in 5 tries – June 19

1953 Julius Rosenberg, NYC, 1st US civilian executed for espionage at 37 – June 19

 

1920 Dmitry Ivanovsky, Russian Botanist who discovered the organisms that came to be known as viruses, dies at 55 – June 20

1998 Conrad Schumann, East German border guard (b. 1942) – June 20

2005 Jack Kilby, American electrical engineer and Nobel laureate, dies at 81 – June 20

2016 Frank Chapot, US, equestrian (Olympic-silver-1960, 1972) dies at 84 – June 20

 

1527 Niccolo Machiavelli, Florentine statesman/author, dies at 57 – June 21

1631 John Smith, English explorer, dies – June 21

2007 Bob Evans, American restaurateur (b. 1918) – June 21

2015 Gunther Schuller, American hornist and jazz composer (1994 Pulitzer Prize), dies at 89 – June 21

 

1969 Judy Garland, American singer and actress (Wizard of Oz, Easter Parade), dies at 47 of an overdose – June 22

1987 Fred Astaire, actor/dancer (Royal Wedding, Let's Dance), dies at 88 – June 22

2008 George Carlin, American comedian, actor (b. 1937) – June 22

2015 Gabriele Wohmann, German writer, dies at 83 – June 22

 

1995 Jonas Salk, American biologist who created the Polio vaccine, dies of heart failure at 80 – June 23

2012 Alan McDonald, Northern Irish footballer, dies from an apparent heart attack at 48 – June 23

2013 Sharon Stouder, American swimmer, dies at 64 – June 23

2016 Ralph Stanley, American bluegrass musician, dies at 89 – June 23

 

1908 Grover Cleveland, 22nd & 24th US President (1885-89, 93-97), dies at 71 – June 24

1935 Carlos Gardel, Argentine singer and the most prominent figure in the history of tango, dies in a plane crash at 44 – June 24

1984 Clarence Campbell, Canadian NHL president, dies at 78 – June 24

2014 Eli Wallach, American actor, dies at 98 – June 24

 

1767 Georg Philipp Telemann, German late-barok composer, dies at 86 – June 25

1876 George Armstrong Custer, US General, dies at the Battle of Little Bighorn aged 36 – June 25

1997 Jacques Cousteau, French oceanographer, dies of heart attack at 87 – June 25

2009 Michael Jackson, American recording artist, entertainer and King of Pop music (The Jackson 5, Thriller, Dangerous) dies of cardiac arrest at 50 – June 25

 

1541 Francisco Pizarro, Spanish conquistador who conquered the Inca Empire is assassinated in Lima by the son of his former companion and later antagonist, Diego Almagro the younger. Almagro is later caught and executed. – June 26

1993 Roy Campanella, 3xMVP catcher (Dodgers), dies of a heart attack at 71 – June 26

2007 Liz Claiborne, Belgian-born American fashion designer (b. 1929) – June 26

2016 Barbara Goldsmith, author (Little Gloria Happy At Last), dies at 85 – June 26

 

1831 Sophie Germain, French mathematician, dies at 55 – June 27

2001 Jack Lemmon, American actor (b. 1925) – June 27

2004 George Patton IV, American general (b. 1923) – June 27

2016 Alvin Toffler, American author (Future Shock, Power Shift, The Third Wave), dies at 87 – June 27

 

1776 Thomas Hickey, American sergeant convicted of treason, hanged – June 28

1836 James Madison, 4th US President (1809-17), dies in Montpelier Va at 85 – June 28

1914 Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria is assassinated in Sarajevo by young Serb nationalist Gavrilo Princip, led to declarations of war in WWI – June 28

2016 Buddy Ryan, American NFL coach (Philadelphia Eagles, Phoenix Cardinals), dies at 85 – June 28

 

1784 Caesar Rodney, US judge/singer (Declar of Independence), dies at 55 – June 29

1852 Henry Clay, American politician known as "the Great Compromiser", dies of tuberculosis at 75 – June 29

1861 Elizabeth Barrett Browning, British poet and writer ("How Do I Love thee"), dies at 55 – June 29

2009 Joe Bowman (marksman), American sharpshooter, Hollywood consultant, famed bootmaker & master showman (b. 1925) – June 29

 

1520 Moctezuma II, Aztec emperor (1502-20), killed either by the Spanish or stoned by his own people – June 30

1882 Charles J. Guiteau, assassin (President Garfield), hanged at 40 – June 30

2005 Christopher Fry, English playwright (The Lady's Not for Burning), dies at 97 – June 30

2014 Paul Mazursky, American film director and screenwriter, dies from pulmonary cardiac arrest at 84 – June 30

Week  -   Day  -   Births  -   Deaths  -   Weddings  -   Divorces

June Social Famous Weddings

1889 Architect Frank Lloyd Wright (21) weds socialite Catherine Tobin – June 1

1933 Charlie Chaplin (44) weds Paulette Goddard (22) – June 1

1949 Lucille Ball & Desi Arnaz wed for the second time – June 1

2005 "The White Stripes" guitarist, pianist and lead vocalist Jack White (29) weds British model Karen Elson (26) in Manaus, Brazil – June 1

 

1886 22nd and 24th US President Grover Cleveland (49) weds Frances Folsom (21) in the Blue Room at the White House – June 2

1919 Theoretical Physicist Albert Einstein (40) weds his cousin Elsa Lowenthal (43) – June 2

1989 Actor James Woods (42) weds horse trainer Sarah Owen (26) in Beverly Hills, California – June 2

2012 Vice President Joe Biden's daughter Ashley Biden (30) weds Dr. Howard David Krein at St. Joseph on the Brandywine in Wilmington, Delaware – June 2

 

1869 Composer Georges Bizet (30) weds Genevieve Halevy – June 3

1908 NHL goaltender Georges Vezina (21) weds Marie Adelaide Stella Morin in Chicoutimi, Canada – June 3

1937 Duke of Windsor (Edward VIII) weds Mrs Wallis Warfield Simpson in France – June 3

2001 Writer and actress Tina Fey (31) weds "Saturday Night Live" composer Jeff Richmond (40) on a Greek Orthodox ceremony at The Merion Tribute House in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – June 3

 

1913 Author A. A. Milne (31) weds Dorothy Daphne de Selincourt – June 4

1958 Blues musician B.B. King (32) weds his second wife Sue Hall – June 4

1978 Oscar-winning actor Robin Williams (26) weds first wife Valerie Velardi – June 4

1992 TV personality Steve Irwin (30) weds naturalist Terri Raines (27) in Eugene, Oregon – June 4

 

1982 Actor Michael Keaton (30) weds actress Caroline McWilliams (37) – June 5

1993 Singer Mariah Carey weds Tommy Mottola, CEO (Sony Music) – June 5

1999 Actress Reese Witherspoon (23) weds actor Ryan Phillippe (24) at the Old Wide Awake Plantation along the Sono River in Charleston, South Carolina – June 5

2010 "Bond girl" actress Gemma Arterton (24) weds Stefano Catelli (37) at a secret ceremony at the hilltop village of Zuheros in Andalucia, Spain – June 5

 

1967 Country singer John Denver (23) weds psychotherapist Annie Martell at the Christ Chapel in St. Peter, Minnesota – June 6

1976 Pittsburgh Steelers quaterback Terry Bradshaw (27) weds ice skater Jo Jo Starbuck (25) at Bel-Air Hotel in Los Angeles – June 6

2002 Former "Survivor" contestant and talk show host Elisabeth Filarski (25) weds former Boston College quarterback Tim Hasselbeck (24) at St. Mary – June 6

2007 Spice Girl singer Melanie Brown (32) weds producer Stephen Belafonte in Las Vegas, Nevada – June 6

 

1925 Three Stooges leader Moe Howard (28) weds Helen Schonberger – June 7

1937 Three Stooges member Curly Howard (33) weds Elaine Ackerman – June 7

1974 Actor Richard Harris (43) weds actress Ann Turkel (27) – June 7

1980 Actor Mel Gibson (24) weds Robyn Moore (24) in Forestville, New South Wales – June 7

 

2002 Teen rock star Taylor Hanson (19) weds Natalie Bryant (18) at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Georgia – June 8

2013 Celebrity chef Curtis Stone (37) weds actress Lindsay Price (36) at a private villa in Mallorca, Spain – June 8

2013 TV personality Kristin Cavallari (26) weds Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler (30) in Nasvhille, Tennessee – June 8

 

1990 NHL goaltender Patrick Roy (25) weds Michele Piuze at Saint-Sacrement Church in Quebec, Canada – June 9

1991 Bruce Springsteen weds his backup singer Patty Scialfa – June 9

2012 Actor Matthew McConaughey (42) weds model Camilla Alves (30) in Austin, Texas – June 9

2012 Comedian Rosie O'Donnell (50) weds Michelle Rounds in New York – June 9

 

1989 Detroit Red Wings NHL player Steve Yzerman (24) weds Lisa Brennan – June 10

2000 "Live! with Kelly and Michael" executive producer Michael Gelman (38) weds CBS's Early Show correspondent Laurie Hibberd (36) at a Long Island estate – June 10

2002 1988 and 1994 Olympic Champion skater Ekaterina Gordeeva (31) weds 1998 Olympic Champion figure skater Ilia Kulik (25) in San Francisco – June 10

2012 Country music singer Wynonna Judd (48) weds "Highway 101" drummer Cactus Moser in Leiper's Fork, Tennessee – June 10

 

1509 King Henry VIII marries wife #1 Catherine of Aragon – June 11

2002 Musician Paul McCartney (59) weds former model and anti-landmines campaigner Heather Mills (34) at Castle Leslie in County Monaghan, Ireland – June 11

2005 "Clueless" actress Alicia Silverstone (28) weds musician Christopher Jarecki in Lake Tahoe, California – June 11

2011 Recording artist Lily Allen (26) weds Sam Cooper (32) at St. James The Great church in Gloucestershire, England – June 11

 

1927 Inventor and electrical engineer Guglielmo Marconi (53) weds Maria Cristina Bezzi-Scali – June 12

1970 Fleetwood Mac drummer Mick Fleetwood (22) weds Jenny Boyd (23) – June 12

1994 Astronaut Neil Armstrong marries 2nd wife Carol Held Knight – June 12

1999 Actor and film director David Arquette (27) weds "Friends" actress Courteney Cox (34) at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco, California – June 12

 

1525 Martin Luther marries Katharina von Bora, against the celibacy rule decreed by the Roman Catholic Church for priests and nuns. – June 13

1850 Poet Alfred Tennyson (40) weds Emily Sellwood (36) – June 13

1931 Actress Margaret Hamilton (28) weds landscape architect Paul Meserve – June 13

2016 Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps (30) weds former Miss California USA Nicole Johnson (30) in Paradise Valley, Arizona – June 13

 

1904 Ragtime composer Scott Joplin (35) weds Freddie Alexander (19) in Arkansas – June 14

1956 Actor Ted Cassidy (23) weds Margaret Helen – June 14

1963 "The Golden Girls" actress Betty White (41) weds "Password" game show host Allen Ludden (45) at the Sands Hotel-Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada – June 14

1999 Rapper Eminem marries Kimberly Anne Scott for the 1st time – June 14

 

1777 First American flag seamstress Betsy Ross (25) weds mariner Joseph Ashburn – June 15

2002 Actor Charlie Sheen (36) weds actress Denise Richards (31) under a rose arch dotted by over 1000 blooms in Brentwood, California – June 15

2010 Film actor and producer Harrison Ford (67) weds actress and Golden Globe Award winner Calista Flockhart (45) in Santa Fe, New Mexico – June 15

2013 "Hart of Dixie" actor Cress Williams (42) weds girlfriend Kristen Torrianni in Texas – June 15

 

1943 Actor/comedian Charlie Chaplin (54) marries actress Oona O'Neill (18) – June 16

1956 British Poet and Poet Laureate Ted Hughes marries American writer and poet (The Bell Jar) Sylvia Plath at St George the Martyr Holborn, London. – June 16

1989 Actor Hugh Laurie (30) weds theatre administrator Jo Green in Camden, London – June 16

2007 Rock singer Rod Stewart (62) weds model Penny Lancaster (36) in a cloistered medieval abbey at La Cervara – June 16

 

1950 US Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy (24) weds Ethel Kennedy (25) at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Greenwich, Connecticut – June 17

1962 Actor Jack Nicholson (25) weds Sandra Knight (22) in Los Angeles – June 17

1977 Senator Joe Biden of Delaware (34) weds Jill Jacobs (26) at the Chapel at the United Nations in New York City – June 17

2008 Ice hockey player star Martin Brodeur (36) weds Genevieve Nault at the Bavaro Princess Resort in the Dominican Republic – June 17

 

1953 Civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. (24) marries fellow activist and singer Coretta Scott (26) – June 18

2006 "Weezer" lead vocalist Rivers Cuomo (36) weds Kyoko Ito at a secluded beach on Paradise Cove in Malibu – June 18

2012 R&B singer Bobby Brown (43) weds Alicia Etheridge in Honolulu, Hawaii – June 18

2015 Dancing with the Stars pro dancer Lindsay Arnold (21) weds highschool sweetheart Samuel Lightner Cusick in Salt Lake City – June 18

 

1886 US President William Taft (28) weds Helen Herron (25) in Cincinnati, Ohio – June 19

1942 Actress Marilyn Monroe (16) marries first husband James Dougherty (21), a policeman – June 19

1999 Earl of Wessex Prince Edward (35) weds Sophie Rhys-Jones (34) at St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle – June 19

2006 "Lost" actress Emilie de Ravin (24) weds actor Josh Janowicz (24) in Melbourne, Australia – June 19

 

1938 "Star Wars" actor Alec Guinness (24) weds actress Merula Sylvia Salaman (23) – June 20

1962 Singer Jane Froman (54) weds college friend Rowland Smith – June 20

1987 Johnny Carson marries 4th wife Alexis Mass – June 20

2004 Former Dallas Cowboys running back Eddie George (30) weds R&B group "SWV" member Tamara Johnson (33) at the Rockleigh Country Club in Rockleigh, New Jersey – June 20

 

1930 "Titanic" actress Gloria Stuart (19) weds sculptor Blair Gordon Newell – June 21

1940 37th US President Richard Nixon (27) weds Pat Ryan (28) at the Mission Inn in Riverside, California – June 21

1997 "Bridget Jones' Diary" actor Colin Firth (36) weds Italian film producer Livia Giuggioli (27) in Tuscany, Italy – June 21

1998 "Home Alone" actor Macaulay Culkin (17) weds Broadway actress Rachel Miner (17) in Stone Church in New Preston, Connecticut – June 21

 

1894 Harry Houdini marries Bessie Rahner – June 22

1969 Writer and producer R. L. Stine (25) weds editor Jane Waldhorn – June 22

2003 Actor Adam Sandler (36) weds actress-model Jackie Titone (28) at Dick Clark's oceanfront in Malibu, California – June 22

2013 Star Wars creator George Lucas (69) weds Dreamworks Animation chairman Mellody Hobson (44) at Lucas' Skywalker Ranch in Marin County, California – June 22

 

1954 Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Ruth Bader Ginsburg (21) weds taxation law expert Martin D. Ginsburg – June 23

1996 Five-time Olympic speed skater gold medalist Bonnie Blair (32) weds four-time Olympian Dave Cruikshank (27) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin – June 23

1996 "Amadeus" actor Tom Hulce (42) weds Italian artist Cecilia Ermini – June 23

2012 "NCIS: Los Angeles" actor Eric Christian Olsen (35) weds Sarah Wright near Jackson Hole, Wyoming – June 23

 

1885 28th US President Woodrow Wilson (28) weds Presbyterian minister's daughter Ellen Louise Axson (25) in Savannah, Georgia – June 24

1933 Actor John Wayne (26) weds Josephine Saenz (25) in Los Angeles – June 24

2000 "Dixie Chicks" lead vocalist Natalie Maines (25) weds "Profit" actor Adrian Pasdar (35) at The Little White Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada – June 24

2010 Actress and model Megan Fox (24) weds Beverly Hills 90210 actor Brian Austin Green (36) at the Four Seasons Hualalai near Kona, Hawaii – June 24

 

1983 Actor Denzel Washington (28) weds actress Pauletta Pearson (33) – June 25

1987 Actress and comedian Julia Louis-Dreyfus (26) weds actor Brad Hall (29) – June 25

2006 Actress Nicole Kidman (45) weds country music singer-songwriter Keith Urban (44) at Cardinal Ceretti Memorial Chapel in Manly, Australia – June 25

2006 Emmy-winning "Medium" actress Patricia Arquette (38) weds actor Thomas Jane (37) at the Palazzo Contarini in Venice, Italy – June 25

 

1797 US President John Quincy Adams (29) weds Louisa Johnson (22) at All Hallows Barking parish in London – June 26

1915 Poet T. S. Eliot (26) weds governess Vivienne Haigh-Wood (27) at Hampstead Register Office in London – June 26

1993 NHL scoring champion Mario Lemieux (27) weds longtime girlfriend Nathalie Asselin at Notre Dame Basilica in Canada – June 26

1996 Actor Kiefer Sutherland (29) weds model Elizabeth Kelly Winn (34) – June 26

 

1964 Broadway musical actress-singer Ethel Merman (56) weds academy award-winning actor Ernest Borgnine (47) in Beverly Hills, California – June 27

1992 Singer-songwriter Andrea Bocelli (34) weds Enrica Cenzatti – June 27

1993 Actress Julia Roberts (25) weds country singer Lyle Lovett (36) at St. James Lutheran Church in Marion, Indiana – June 27

2009 Rocker Eddie Van Halen (54) weds publicist Janie Liszewski (39) at his seven-acre estate in the hills above Studio City, California – June 27

 

1919 33rd US president Harry Truman (35) weds Elizabeth Truman (34) in Independence – June 28

1965 Country singer Merle Haggard (28) weds singer Bonnie Owens (35) – June 28

1991 Explorer Jacques Cousteau (81) weds Francine Triplet in Paris – June 28

2008 "Saturday Night Live" actor-comedian Chris Kattan (37) weds model Sunshine Tutt (31) at Chateau Du Sureau in Yosemite, California – June 28

 

1854 English Novelist and author of "Jane Eyre" Charlotte Brontë marries curate Arthur Bell Nicholls – June 29

1956 Actress and sex symbol Marilyn Monroe (30) weds for 3rd time playwright Arthur Miller (40) at White Plains Court House in White Plains, New York – June 29

1967 Actress Maggie Smith (32) weds actor Robert Stephens (35) in Greenwich, England – June 29

2005 American actress Jennifer Garner (33) weds actor and film director Ben Affleck (32) at the Parrot Cay resort on Turks and Caicos Islands – June 29

 

1831 Soldier and future Confederate General Robert E. Lee (24) marries Mary Custis (22) at Arlington House, Arlington Virginia – June 30

1975 Cher, just 4 days after divorcing Sonny Bono marries Gregg Allman – June 30

2008 Singer-actress Olivia Newton-John (59) weds natural-health businessman John Easterling (56) in Florida's Jupiter Island – June 30

2012 Actor Alec Baldwin (54) weds Hilaria Thomas at St. Patrick's Old Cathedral in New York City – June 30

Week  -   Day  -   Births  -   Deaths  -   Weddings  -   Divorces

June Social Famous Divorces

1989 Robin Givens & Mike Tyson granted final divorce in NJ – June 1

1991 Roseanne Arnold & Tom Arnold wed again, they divorced later – June 1

1994 Guns n Roses drummer Matthew Sorum files to divorce Kai – June 1

2012 "The Wonder Years" actress Danica McKellar (37) divorces composer Mike Verta (36) due to irreconcilable differences after 3 years of marriage – June 4

2009 "Lost" actress Emilie de Ravin (27) divorces actor Josh Janowicz (27) after three years of marriage – June 5

2012 NBC musical drama series "Smash" actress Debra Messing (43) divorces actor and producer Daniel Zelman (44) by their mutual decision after 10 years of marriage – June 5

2010 Gossip Girl star Kelly Rutherford (40) divorces German entrepreneur Daniel Giersch (34) due to irreconcilable differences after 2 years of marriage – June 5

2013 Russian President Vladimir Putin announces his divorce with from his wife on national TV – June 7

2016 Model Amber Rose and rapper Wiz Khalifa divorce after 2 years of marriage – June 7

1949 Actor Burgess Meredith (41) divorces actress Paulette Goddard (39) after 5 years of marriage – June 8

1999 Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch (68) divorces journalist Anna Torv (55) after 31 years of marriage – June 8

2004 "TLC" singer Tionne Watkins (34) divorces rapper Mack 10 (32) due to adultery after nearly 4 years of marriage – June 8

1977 George & Patti Harrison divorce – June 9

2009 Elizabeth Watson (39) divorces MLB outfielder Barry Bonds (44) due to irreconcilable differences after 11 years of marriage – June 9

2004 Model-actress Ali Landry (30) divorces "Saved by the Bell" actor Mario Lopez (30) due to irreconcilable differences only 2 weeks after getting married – June 10

1952 Actress Agnes Moorehead (51) divorces actor Jack G. Lee (50) after 22 years of marriage – June 11

2008 Actor Bill Murray (57) divorces costume designer Jennifer Butler (42) due to abuse and infidelity after 10 years of marriage – June 13

1960 Actress Laraine Day (39) divorces manager Leo Durocher (53) due to incompatibility after 12 years of marriage – June 14

2012 New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton (48) divorces Beth Shuey due to conflict of personalities after nearly 20 years of marriage – June 14

1978 US Senator Edward W Brooke (58) divorces first wife Remigia Ferrari-Scacco after 31 years of marriage – June 15

1989 Singer-songwriter Courtney Love (24) divorces vocalist James Moreland only 4 months after getting married – June 15

2011 Actress and model Elizabeth Hurley (45) divorces businessman Arun Nayar due to husband's unreasonable behavior – June 15

2006 Lady Victoria White (43) divorces legendary Hollywood film producer Robert Evans (76) due to irreconcilable differences only 10 months after getting married – June 16

1988 Bruce Springsteen separates from Juliette Phillips – June 17

2010 Former Saved by the Bell actor Mark-Paul Gosselaar (36) divorces former model Lisa Ann Russell (39) due to irreconcilable differences after 14 years of marriage – June 18

2012 "The L Word" actress Laurel Holloman (41) divorces architect Paul Macherey (44) due to irreconcilable differences after 9 years of marriage – June 18

2009 "Malcolm in the Middle" actress Jane Kaczmarek (53) divorces actor Bradley Whitford (49) after 16 years of marriage – June 19

2010 Backup dancer Dean Sheremet (29) divorces Grammy Award-winning singer LeAnn Rimes (27) after nearly eight years of marriage – June 19

1993 Lindsay Wagner (Bionic Woman) files for divorce from Lawrence Mortorff – June 23

2016 Actress and singer Mandy Moore and singer-songwriter Ryan Adams divorce after 7 years – June 23

1994 Sally Fields files for divorce from 2nd husband Alan Greisman – June 24

1997 Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry (30) divorces MLB outfielder David Justice (31) after more than 4 years of marriage – June 24

1997 "Dumb and Dumber" actress Lauren Holly (33) divorces actor-comedian Jim Carrey (35) due to irreconcilable differences after 9 months of marriage – June 25

1972 NFL quarterback Johnny Unitas (39) divorces first wife Dorothy Hoelle after nearly 2 decades of marriage – June 26

1974 Actress Elizabeth Taylor's 5th divorce from actor Richard Burton – June 26

1975 Cher divorces Sonny Bono – June 26

2007 Former Playboy playmate and Baywatch actress Donna D'Errico (38) divorces Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx (48) due to irreconcilable differences after 9 years of marriage – June 267

2010 Academy award winning actress Sandra Bullock (45) divorces "Monster Garage" host Jesse James (40) due to conflict of personalities after nearly 5 years of marriage – June 28

2012 "Spy Kids" actress Alexa Vega (23) divorces film producer Sean Covel (36) due to irreconcilable differences after less than two years of marriage – June 28

1762 Russian Tsar Peter III divorces his wife Catherine II – June 29

1943 Actor Jackie Coogan (28) divorces actress Flower Parry after almost 2 years of marriage – June 29

2012 Actress Katie Holmes (33) divorces American film actor and producer Tom Cruise (50) allegedly due to disagreement about their religious beliefs and the raising of their daughter Suri, after 5 years of marriage – June 29

1992 Actress Natasha Richardson (29) divorces producer Robert Fox (39) after a year of marriage – June 30

2006 American singer-songwriter and TV personality Jessica Simpson (25) divorces 98 Degrees boy band singer Nick Lachey (32) due to irreconcilable differences after 3 years of marriage – June 30

2010 "Scream 4" actress Neve Campbell (37) divorces actor John Light (36) due to irreconcilable differences after 3 years of marriage – June 30


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Social Famous Calendar - July

Month   -   Week  -   Day  -  Births  -   Deaths  -   Weddings  -   Divorces

July Monthly Social Famous Holidays

International Blondie and Deborah Harry Month

Month   -   Week  -   Day  -  Births  -   Deaths  -   Weddings  -   Divorces

July Weekly Social Famous Holidays

Hemingway Look Alike Days - July 19-22

Month   -   Week  -   Day  -  Births  -   Deaths  -   Weddings  -   Divorces

July Daily Social Famous Holidays

Take Your Poet to Work Day - July 18 (Third Wednesday in July)

Month   -   Week  -   Day  -  Births  -   Deaths  -   Weddings  -   Divorces

July Social Famous Births

1952 Dan Aykroyd, Ottawa Canada, comedian/actor (SNL, Dragnet) – July 1

1977 Liv Tyler, American actress and daughter of Aerosmith's frontman, Steven Tyler (Stealing Beauty, Lord of the Rings), born in New York City – July 1

1982 Hilarie Burton, American actress – July 1

1988 Evan Ellingson, American actor – July 1

 

1908 Thurgood Marshall, 1st African American Supreme Court justice (1967-91), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1993) – July 2

1947 Larry David, actor/comedian/writer (Seinfeld, Curb Your Enthusiasm), born in Brooklyn, New York – July 2

1979 Joe Thornton, Canadian hockey player, born in London, Ontario – July 2

1986 Lindsay Lohan, American actress (Alli Fowler-Another World), born in NYC, New York – July 2

 

1567 Samuel de Champlain, French explorer (Lake Champlain), born in Hiers-Brouage or La Rochelle, France (d. 1635) – July 3

1883 Franz Kafka, Czech author (Metamorphosis, Trial, Amerika), born in Prague, Austria-Hungary (d. 1924) – July 3

1962 Tom Cruise, American actor (Risky Business, Jerry MaGuire, Rainman), born in Syracuse, New York – July 3

1970 Audra McDonald, American actress (Private Practice) and singer (6x Tony award winner), born in West Berlin – July 3

 

1804 Nathaniel Hawthorne, author (House of 7 Gables, The Scarlet Letter), born in Salem Massachusetts (d. 1864) – July 4

1826 Stephen Foster, American composer (Oh! Susanna, Swanee River), born in Lawrenceville, Pennsylvania (d. 1864) – July 4

1872 Calvin Coolidge [Silent Cal], 30th US President (R) (1923-29), born in Plymouth Notch, Vermont (d. 1933) – July 4

1883 Rube Goldberg, cartoonist (who made the easy outrageously difficult) Pulitzer Prize 1948, born in San Francisco, California – July 4

 

1867 A. E. Douglass, American astronomer and inventor of dendrochronology (tree-ring dating), born in Windsor, Vermont (d. 1962) – July 5

1982 Philippe Gilbert, Belgian cyclist – July 5

1991 Jason Dolley, American actor – July 5

1996 Dolly the Sheep, first mammal to be cloned from an adult cell born in Scotland – July 5

 

1921 Nancy Reagan [Anne Francis Robbins], US First Lady (1981-89), born in NYC, New York (d. 2016) – July 6

1946 George W. Bush Jr, 43rd President of the United States (2001-09) and 46th Governor of Texas (1995-2000) (R-TX), born in New Haven, Connecticut – July 6

1946 Sylvester Stallone, American actor/director (Rocky, Rambo, Cobra), born in NYC, New York – July 6

1951 Geoffrey Rush, Australian actor (Shakespeare in Love, The King's Speech), born in Toowoomba, Queensland – July 6

 

1916 Tiny Grimes, American jazz and R&B guitarist (Art Tatum), born in Newport News, Virginia (d. 1989) – July 7

1940 Ringo Starr, [Richard Starkey], Beatles drummer (Magic Christian), born in Liverpool, England – July 7

1949 Shelley Duvall, actress (Popeye, Faery Tale Theater), born in Houston, Texas – July 7

1969 Joe Sakic, Canadian NHL center (Colorado Avalanche, Canada 1998-2002), born in Burnaby, British Columbia – July 7

 

1839 John D. Rockefeller, American industrialist and founder of Standard Oil, born in Richford, New York (d. 1937) – July 8

1931 Roone Arledge, American President of ABC Sports (Monday Night Football), born in NYC, New York – July 8

1951 Anjelica Huston, American actress (Prizzi's Honor, The Adams Family), born in Los Angeles, California – July 8

1998 Jaden Smith, American actor – July 8

 

1905 Clarence Campbell, Canadian 3rd president of the NHL (1946-77), born in Fleming, Saskatchewan (d. 1984) – July 9

1947 O.J. Simpson [Orenthal James], NFL running back (Buf Bills), born in San Francisco, California – July 9

1956 Tom Hanks, American actor (Bossom Buddies, Forrest Gump, Philadelphia), born in Concord, California – July 9

1964 Courtney Love, American muscian (Hole) and actress (People vs Larry Flynt), born in San Francisco, California – July 9

 

1830 Camille Pissarro, Danish Antillean/French painter (Impressionism) – July 10

1856 Nikola Tesla, Serbian-American physicist, electrical engineer and inventor – July 10

1945 Virginia Wade, English tennis star – July 10

1980 Jessica Simpson, American singer and popstar – July 10

 

1899 E. B. White, American writer (Charlotte's Web, Elements of Style), born in Mount Vernon, New York (d. 1985) – July 11

1934 Giorgio Armani, Italian fashion designer (American Gigolo), born in Piacenza, Italy – July 11

1975 Lil' Kim, American rapper – July 11

1987 Matej Gaspar, Yugoslavia, 5,000,000,000th person (UN) – July 11

 

1817 Henry David Thoreau, American naturalist and pacifist (Walden Pond), born in Concord, Massachusetts (d. 1862) – July 12

1854 George Eastman, American inventor (Kodak camera) and founder of the Eastman Kodak Company, born in Waterville, New York (d. 1932) – July 12

1971 Kristi Tsuya Yamaguchi, Hayward California, figure skater (Olympic-Gold-92) – July 12

1997 Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest-ever Nobel Prize recipient, born in Mingora, North-West Frontier Province – July 12

 

100 BC Julius Caesar, Roman military and political leader, born in Rome (d. 44 BC), (or July 12) – July 13

1940 Patrick Stewart, English actor (Picard-Star Trek Next Generation, Charles Xavier-X-men), born in Mirfield, Yorkshire, England – July 13

1942 Harrison Ford, actor (Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Frantic), born in Chicago, Illinois – July 13

1992 Elise Matthysen, Belgian swimmer – July 13

 

1868 Gertrude Bell, British archaeologist (Desert & The Sown), born in Washington Hall, County Durham, England (d. 1926) – July 14

1910 William Hanna, American animator (Hanna-Barbera-Tom and Jerry, Scooby Doo), born in Melrose, New Mexico (d. 2001) – July 14

1913 Gerald Ford [Leslie King], 38th US President (R: 1974-77) and 41st US Vice President (R: 1973-74), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 2006) – July 14

1982 Dmitry Chaplin, So You Think You Can Dance finalist – July 14

 

1606 Rembrandt van Rijn, Dutch painter (Night Watch), born in Leiden, Netherlands (d. 1669) – July 15

1950 Arianna Huffington, Greek-American author, syndicated columnist and creator of The Huffington Post, born in Athens, Greece – July 15

1961 Forest Whitaker, actor and director (The Last King of Scotland, Platoon), born in Longview, Texas – July 15

1981 Alecia Ingram, gymnast (alt-Olympics-96), born in Knoxville, Tennessee – July 15

 

1907 Orville Redenbacher, American popcorn magnate (Orville Redenbacher's Gourmet Popcorn), born in Brazil, Indiana (d. 1995) – July 16

1911 Ginger Rogers [Virginia McMath], American actress, dancer and singer (Top Hat, Kitty Foyle) born in Independence, Missouri (d. 1995) – July 16

1958 Michael Flatley, Irish choreographer (Lord of Dance), born in Chicago, Illinois – July 16

1979 Kim Rhode, American double trap and skeet shooter (Olympic Gold: 1996, 2004 & 2012), born in Whittier, California – July 16

 

1889 Erle Stanley Gardner, American detective writer (Perry Mason), born in Malden, Massachusetts (d. 1970) – July 17

1921 Toni Stone [Marcenia Lyle Alberga], American baseball player (first woman to play in a men's league), born in St. Paul, Minnesota (d. 1996) – July 17

1947 Camilla Parker Bowles (Duchess of Cornwall), wife of Prince Charles, born in London, England – July 17

1952 David Hasselhoff, American actor (Night Rider, Mitch-Baywatch), born in Baltimore, Maryland – July 17

 

1895 George Machine Gun Kelly [Georgio Barnes], American gangster, born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 1954) – July 18

1918 Nelson Mandela, anti-apartheid activist, political prisoner (1962-90) and South African President (1994-99), born in Mvezo, Umtatu, South Africa (d. 2013) – July 18

1921 John Glenn, American astronaut (1st American to orbit the earth) and politician (Senator D-Ohio), born in Cambridge, Ohio (d. 2016) – July 18

1980 Kristen Bell, American actress – July 18

 

1814 Samuel Colt, American inventor and industrialist (Colt 6 shot revolver), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 1862) – July 19

1860 Lizzie Borden, American woman acquitted of the murder of her parents (gave her mother forty whacks), born in Fall River, Massachusetts – July 19

1976 Benedict Cumberbatch, English actor (12 Years a Slave, Sherlock), born in London, England – July 19

1990 Steven Anthony Lawrence, American actor – July 19

 

356 BC Alexander the Great, Macedonian king and military leader, born in Pella, Macedonia (modern Greece) (d. 323 BC) – July 20

1822 Gregor Mendel, Austrian monk and geneticist (discoverer of laws of heredity), born in Heinzendorf, Austria (d. 1884) – July 20

1919 Edmund Hillary, Explorer and Mountaineer (1st to scale Mt Everest with Tenzing Norgay), born in Auckland, New Zealand (d. 2008) – July 20

1938 Diana Rigg, Doncaster England, actress (Emma Peel-Avengers, Hospital) – July 20

 

1899 Ernest Hemingway, American author ('for whom the bell tolled... ', Nobel 1954), born in Oak Park, Illinois (d. 1961) – July 21

1946 Ken Starr, American lawyer who Investigated Bill Clinton (Starr Report), born in Vernon, Texas – July 21

1948 Cat Stevens [Steven Demetre Georgiou; Yusaf Islam], rock vocalist (Peace Train), born in London, England – July 21

1951 Robin Williams, American actor and comedian (Mork & Mindy, Good Will Hunting), born in Chicago, Illinois – July 21

 

1849 Emma Lazarus, poet ("New Colossus" - on the base of Statue of Liberty), born in New York City – July 22

1940 Alex Trebek, Canadian-American TV game host (High Rollers, Jeopardy), born in Sudbury, Ontario – July 22

1949 Alan Menken, American Disney composer (Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast - 8 Oscars), born in New Rochelle, New York – July 22

1992 Selena Gomez, American actress and singer, born in Grand Prairie, Texas – July 22

 

1961 Woody Harrelson, American actor (Woody Boyd-Cheers), born in Midland, Texas – July 23

1967 Philip Seymour Hoffman, American actor (Capote, Moneyball), born in Fairport, New York (d. 2014) – July 23

1973 Omar Epps, American actor – July 23

1989 Daniel Radcliffe, English actor (Harry Potter in the Harry Potter series of movies), born in London, England – July 23

 

1802 Alexandre Dumas, French author (The Three Musketeers, The Count of Monte Cristo), born in Aisne, France (d. 1870) – July 24

1897 Amelia Earhart, American aviator and 1st woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, born in Atchison, Kansas (d. 1939) – July 24

1964 Barry Bonds, American football left fielder (Pirates, SF Giants, 7X MVP), born in Riverside, California – July 24

1969 Jennifer Lopez, actress and pop singer (Selena), born in The Bronx, New York – July 24

 

1844 Thomas Eakins, American artist, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – July 25

1923 Estelle Getty, American actress ("The Golden Girls", "The Golden Palace"), born in NYC, New York (d. 2008) – July 25

1954 Walter Payton, American NFL running back (Chicago Bears), born in Columbia, Mississippi (d. 1999) – July 25

1967 Matt LeBlanc, American actor (Joey Tribbiani-Friends), born in Newton, Massachusetts – July 25

 

1943 Mick Jagger, English rock vocalist (Rolling Stones), born in Dartford, Kent – July 26

1945 Helen Mirren [Ilyena Lydia Vasilievna Mironoff], English actress (The Queen, The Madness of King George), born in London, England – July 26

1959 Kevin Spacey, actor (Dad, Henry & June, Darrow), born in South Orange, New Jersey – July 26

1964 Sandra Bullock, actress (Speed, Net, Love & War), born in Washington, D.C. – July 26

 

1969 Jason Woolley, NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers), born in Toronto, Ontario – July 27

1970 Nikolaj Coster Waldau, Danish actor (Game of Thrones), born in Rudkøbing – July 27

1976 Mwadi Mabika, WNBA guard/forward (LA Sparks) – July 27

1990 Nick Hogan, American reality TV star – July 27

 

1866 Beatrix Potter, English children's author and illustrator ("The Tale of Peter Rabbit"), born in London (d. 1943) – July 28

1929 Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, American First Lady (1961-63), born in Southampton, New York (d. 1994) – July 28

1945 Jim Davis, American cartoonist and creator of the comic strips "Garfield" and "U.S. Acres", born in Marion, Indiana – July 28

1990 Soulja Boy, American rapper – July 28

 

1924 Elizabeth Short, American victim in the Black Dahlia case, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1947) – July 29

1925 Ted Lindsay, Canadian hockey player (Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks), born in Renfrew, Ontario – July 29

1938 Peter Jennings, news anchor (ABC Evening News), born in Toronto, Ontario – July 29

1953 Geddy Lee, lead vocalist/bassist (Rush-Tom Sawyer), born in Toronto, Ontario – July 29

 

1818 Emily Brontë, English novelist (Wuthering Heights), born in Thornton, West Yorkshire (d. 1848) – July 30

1863 Henry Ford, American industrialist and auto maker (Ford Model T), born in Dearborn Township, Michigan (d. 1947) – July 30

1947 Arnold Schwarzenegger, American body builder, actor (Terminator) and politician (38th Governor of California), born in Thal, Austria – July 30

1974 Hilary Swank, American actress (Boys Don't Cry, Million Dollar Baby), born in Lincoln, Nebraska – July 30

 

1932 Ted Cassidy, American actor (Lurch-Addams Family), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – July 31

1956 Michael Biehn, American actor (Rampage, Hog Wild, Aliens, Abyss), born in Anniston, Alabama – July 31

1965 J. K. Rowling, English writer (Harry Potter novels), born in Yate, Gloucestershire – July 31

1986 Evgeni Malkin, Russian hockey player – July 31

Month   -   Week  -   Day  -  Births  -   Deaths  -   Weddings  -   Divorces

July Social Famous Deaths

1860 Charles Goodyear, American inventor (vulcanization process for rubber), dies at 59 – July 1

1896 Harriet Beecher Stowe, American author (Uncle Tom's Cabin), dies at 85 – July 1

2004 Marlon Brando, American actor ("The Godfather", "A Street Cart Named Desire" and "On the Water Front") dies at 80 – July 1

2010 Ilene Woods, American actress (b. 1929) – July 1

 

1566 Nostradamus, [Michel de Nostre-Dam], French astrologist, dies at 62 – July 2

1961 Ernest Hemingway, American author and Nobel laureate, dies from suicide at 61 – July 2

1997 Jimmy Stewart, American actor (It's a Wonderful Life), dies at 89 – July 2

2016 Elie Wiesel, Jewish Auschwitz survivor and author (Night), Nobel Prize winner 1986, dies at 87 – July 2

 

1863 Richard B. Garnett, Confederate Brigadier General, killed during Pickett's Charge, Battle of Gettysburg at 45 – July 3

1916 Henrietta (Hetty) Green, (Witch of Wall Street), dies at 81 – July 3

1971 Jim Morrison, rock singer (Doors), dies of heart failure at 27 – July 3

2012 Andy Griffith, American actor, dies from a heart attack at 86 – July 3

 

1826 John Adams, 2nd US President (1797-1801), dies at 90 – July 4

1826 Thomas Jefferson, 3rd US President (1801-09), dies at 83 – July 4

1934 Marie Skłodowska-Curie, French-Polish Physicist/Chemist, 1st woman to win Nobel Prize (1903, 1911) dies at 66 of radiation poisoning – July 4

1995 Bob Ross, artist, dies at 52 – July 4

 

1979 Elizabeth Ryan, tennis ace (won 19 Wimbledon titles), dies at 87 – July 5

2002 Ted Williams, baseball hall of famer and last player to bat over.400 in a single season (Boston Red Sox) dies at 84 – July 5

2010 Bob Probert, Canadian professional ice hockey forward. (b. 1965) – July 5

2016 Beatrice de Cardi, British archaeologist, dies at 102 – July 5

 

1962 William Faulkner, US author (Nobel 1949), dies at 64 – July 6

1971 Louis Armstrong, American jazz trumpeter and singer (Hello Dolly), dies of a heart attack at 69 – July 6

2008 Bobby Durham, American jazz drummer (b. 1937) – July 6

2009 Vasily Aksyonov, Russian writer (b. 1932) – July 6

 

1930 Arthur Conan Doyle, British writer (Sherlock Holmes), dies at 71 – July 7

2006 Syd Barrett, English guitarist and early vocalist of the band Pink Floyd, dies of pancreatic cancer at 60 – July 7

2008 Dorian Leigh, American supermodel (b. 1917) – July 7

2014 Dick Jones, American actor, dies at 87 – July 7

 

1967 Vivien Leigh, English actress (Gone with the Wind & A Streetcar Named Desire), dies of tuberculosis at 53 – July 8

2011 Betty Ford, First Lady of the United States (1974-77) and founder of the Betty Ford Center clinic, dies at 93 – July 8

2012 Ernest Borgnine, American actor (Ice station Zebra, Marty), dies from renal failure at 95 – July 8

2016 William H. McNeill, Canadian-born historian (Rise of the West), dies at 98 – July 8

 

1850 Zachary Taylor, 12th US president (1849-50), dies in White House at 65 – July 9

1967 Eugen Fischer, Nazi physician dies at 93 – July 9

1977 Alice Paul, American suffragist, dies at 92 – July 9

2014 Eileen Ford, American modelling agency executive and co-founder (Ford Modelling Agency), dies from complications of meningioma and osteoporosis at 92 – July 9

 

138 Hadrian, Roman emperor (117-138), dies at 62 – July 10

1851 Louis Daguerre, French inventor and photographer (b. 1787) – July 10

2008 Mike Souchak, professional golfer (b. 1927) – July 10

2015 Roger Rees, Welsh Tony winning stage and screen actor (Cheers), dies at 71 – July 10

 

1926 Gertrude Bell, British archaeologist, dies at 57 – July 11

1989 Laurence Olivier, English stage and screen acting great (Hamlet, Rebecca), dies at 82 – July 11

2015 Satoru Iwata, Japanese CEO of Nintendo (Nintendo DS and Wii), dies of cancer at 55 – July 11

2015 Claudia Alexander, Canadian-born American NASA Scientist (led Galileo mission to Jupiter), dies of cancer at 56 – July 11

 

1536 Desiderius Erasmus, humanist/priest (Novum instrumentum omne), dies at 69 – July 12

1804 Alexander Hamilton, US Founding Father and 1st Secretary of the Treasury (1789-95), killed by Vice President Aaron Burr in pistol duel near Weehawken – July 12

2002 Edward Lee Howard, CIA Case Officer and alleged Soviet spy, dies at 50 after breaking his neck during a fall – July 12

2016 Gregg Smith, American choral conductor and composer, dies at 84 – July 12

 

1934 Kate Sheppard, New Zealand suffragette and the most prominent member of New Zealand's women's suffrage movement, dies at 87 – July 13

1951 Arnold Schoenberg, Austrian composer (Verklärte Nacht) and painter associated with the expressionist movement, dies at 76 – July 13

2010 George Steinbrenner, American businessman and owner of the New York Yankees, dies from heart attack at 80 – July 13

2013 Cory Monteith, Canadian actor and musician, dies of heroin and alcohol overdose at 31 – July 13

 

1881 Billy the Kid, American outlaw (b. 1859?) – July 14

1996 Kim Besly, activist, dies at 69 – July 14

2005 Cicely Saunders, English Nurse, physician and writer who founded the first modern hospice, dies of cancer at 87 – July 14

2012 Sixten Jernberg, Swedish skier, dies at 83 – July 14

 

1521 Juan Ponce de León, Spanish explorer and conquistador who searched for the fountain of youth and the first European to discover Florida, dies at 61 – July 15

1904 Anton Chekhov, Russian writer (Uncle Vanya), dies at 44 – July 15

1997 Gianni Versace, fashion designer, shot to death by Andrew Cunanan at 50 – July 15

2012 Celeste Holm, American actress (Gentleman's Agreement, All About Eve), dies at 95 – July 15

 

1557 Anne of Cleves, queen of England/4th wife of Henry VIII, dies at 41 – July 16

1882 Mary Todd Lincoln, First Lady of the United States (b. 1818) – July 16

1999 John F. Kennedy Jr., American publisher (George) and lawyer, dies in a plane crash at 38 – July 16

2014 Johnny Winter, American Hall of Fame blues musician, dies at 70 – July 16

 

1918 Anastasia Nikolaevna, daughter of Tsar Nicholas II, executed at 17 – July 17

1918 Nicholas II Alexandrovich, last Tsar of Russia, executed at 50 – July 17

1967 John Coltrane, American jazz saxophonist/composer (Blue Train), dies of cancer at 40 – July 17

2009 Walter Cronkite, American broadcast journalist (b. 1916) – July 17

 

1817 Jane Austen, English novelist (Pride and Prejudice), dies at 41 – July 18

1954 George Machine Gun Kelly, American gangster, dies at 59 – July 18

2005 William Westmoreland, US general during the Vietnam War, dies at 91 – July 18

2016 Billy Name [William Linich Jr], photographer (Andy Warhol's factory), dies at 76 – July 18

 

1977 Noel Wien, American aviation pioneer (Wien Air Alaska), dies at 78 – July 19

2013 Mel Smith, English comedian and author, dies from a heart attack at 60 – July 19

2013 Poncie Ponse, American actor, dies from heart failure at 80 – July 19

2014 James Garner, American actor (Rockford Files, Bret Maverick), dies of acute myocardial infarction at 86 – July 19

 

1937 Guglielmo Marconi, Italian engineer/marquis (radio, Nobel 1909), dies of a heart attack at 63 – July 20

1973 Bruce Lee, [Lee Yuen Kam], actor (Enter the Dragon), dies at 32 – July 20

2015 Elio Fiorucci, Italian fashion designer, dies at 80 – July 20

2016 Wayne Carson, American country musician and songwriter (Always On My Mind), dies at 73 – July 20

 

1796 Robert Burns, Scottish poet (Auld Lang Syne), dies at 37 – July 21

1967 Basil Rathbone, actor (Sherlock Holmes), dies of heart attack at 75 – July 21

2006 Mako, Japanese-born American actor (b. 1933) – July 21

2015 Theodore Bikel, Austrian/US folk singer/actor (Russians Are Coming), dies at 91 – July 21

 

1802 Marie Francois Xavier Bichat, a founder of histology, dies from falling down stairs at 30 – July 22

1934 John Dillinger, shot dead at Biograph Theater in Chicago, at 33 – July 22

2008 Estelle Getty, American actress ("The Golden Girls"), dies of Lewy body disease at 84 – July 22

2016 Thomas Sutherland, American hostage (Lebanon) and academic, dies at 85 – July 22

 

1793 Roger Sherman, American lawyer and Founding Father of the United States (Declaration of Independence), dies of typhoid fever at 72 – July 23

1885 Ulysses S. Grant, 18th US President (1869-77) and Union general, dies of esophageal cancer in Mount McGregor NY at 63 – July 23

2011 Amy Winehouse, British singer songwriter, dies from alcohol intoxication at 27 – July 23

2012 Sally Ride, American astronaut and 1st American woman in space, dies of pancreatic cancer at 61 – July 23

 

1862 Martin Van Buren, 8th US president (1837-41), dies of heart failure at 79 – July 24

1980 Peter Sellers, English actor and comedian (The Goon Show, Pink Panther), dies at 54 – July 24

2012 Sherman Hemsley, American Actor, dies from natural causes at 74 – July 24

2016 Marni Nixon, American singer (for Audrey Hepburn, Natalie Wood & Deborah Kerr), dies at 86 – July 24

 

1997 Ben Hogan, golfer (Masters, British Open, US Open-1953), dies at 84 – July 25

2008 Randy Pausch, American professor of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University, known for his "Last Lecture" (b. 1960) – July 25

2009 Harry Patch, the last surviving soldier to have served in the trenches in World War I, dies at 111 (b. 1898) – July 25

2014 Bel Kaufman, American actor, dies at 103 – July 25

 

1984 Ed "Psycho" Gein, mass murderer ("Psycho" & "The Texas Chain Saw Massacre" based on him), dies at 78 – July 26

2009 Marcey Jacobson, American photographer (b. 1911) – July 26

2015 Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown, dies in a coma at 22 – July 26

2016 Forrest E. Mars Jr., American Candy Manufacturer (Mars), dies at 84 – July 26

 

1988 Frank Zamboni, American inventor (b. 1901) – July 27

2003 Bob Hope [Leslie Townes Hope], English-born American actor, comedian and entertainer, dies at 100 – July 27

2012 Norman Alden, American actor, dies from natural causes at 87 – July 27

2016 James Alan MacPherson, American writer, 1st black writer to win Pulitzer Prize, dies at 72 – July 27

 

1540 Thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII's chief minister, executed – July 28

1741 Antonio Lucio Vivaldi, Italian composer, dies at 63 – July 28

1750 Johann Sebastian Bach, German composer (Art of the Fugue), dies at 65 – July 28

2015 James Jude, American thoracic surgeon (developed CPR), dies at 87 – July 28

 

1833 William Wilberforce, English abolitionist, dies at 73 – July 29

1890 Vincent van Gogh, painter, dies in Auvers, France – July 29

1983 David Niven, British actor (Around the World in 80 Days, Rugues), dies in Switzerland at 73 – July 29

2015 Peter O'Sullevan, Irish horse racing commentator 'the voice of racing', dies at 97 – July 29

 

1718 William Penn, English Philosopher, Quaker and founder of Pennsylvania (No cross, no crown), dies at 73 – July 30

1996 Claudette Colbert, French-born American actress (It Happened One Night), dies of a stroke at 93 – July 30

2007 Bill Walsh, American football coach (San Fransisco 49ers), dies of leukemia at 75 – July 30

2008 Anne Armstrong U.S. ambassador to Britain and first female counsel to the President, dies at 80 – July 30

 

54 BC Aurelia Cotta, mother of Julius Caesar, dies at 66 – July 31

1784 Denis Diderot, French writer/philosopher, dies at 70 – July 31

1875 Andrew Johnson, 17th US President (Unionist: 1865-69), dies of a stroke at 66 – July 31

1886 Franz Liszt [Ferencz], Hungarian pianist/composer, dies at 74 – July 31

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July Social Famous Weddings

1900 Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand (36) weds countess Sophie Chotek (32) in Reichstadt, Bohemia – July 1

1916 Dwight Eisenhower marries Mary `Mamie' Geneva Doud in Denver, Colorado – July 1

1961 Business magnate Martha Stewart (19) weds Andrew Stewart – July 1

1981 NFL quarterback Joe Montana (25) weds second wife Cathleen Castillo – July 1

 

1918 Jazz orchestra band leader Duke Ellington (19) weds high school sweetheart Edna Thompson – July 2

1953 Author Roald Dahl (36) weds stage actress Patricia Neal (27) at Trinity Church in New York – July 2

1994 "Green Day" vocalist Billie Joe Armstrong (22) weds Adeline Records co-owner Adrienne Nesser (24) – July 2

2013 Actor John Barrowman (46) weds longtime boyfriend Scott Gill in California – July 2

 

1920 Film director John Ford (26) weds Mary Smith (25) – July 3

1951 Author Maya Angelou (23) weds Thomas J. Angelos – July 3

1994 Actress Natasha Richardson (31) weds actor Liam Neeson (42) at a private ceremony in New York – July 3

2010 "The Office" actress Jenna Fischer (36) weds screenwriter Lee Kirk (38) in Malibu – July 3

 

1974 Singer Barry White (29) weds R&B singer Glodean James at a private ceremony in Las Vegas, Nevada – July 4

1982 Ex Black Sabbath lead singer Ozzy Osbourne (33) weds TV host Sharon Arden (29) in Maui, Hawaii – July 4

1997 Actor Bill Murray (46) weds costume designer Jennifer Butler (30) – July 4

2015 Actor Ashton Kutcher (37) weds actress Mila Kunis (31) in Los Angeles – July 4

 

1911 "Anne of Green Gables" author Lucy Maud Montgomery (36) weds Ewen MacDonald in Prince Edward Island, Canada – July 5

1980 Actress Raquel Welch (39) weds producer André Weinfeld – July 5

2003 "Dawson's Creek" actor James Van Der Beek (26) weds actress Heather Ann McComb (26) at Saddlerock Ranch in Malibu, California – July 5

2003 Actress Elizabeth Banks (29) weds sportswriter and producer Max Handelman (30) at the Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills – July 5

 

1877 Composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (37) weds Antonina Miliukova (29) at the Church of Saint George in Moscow, Russia – July 6

1971 ABBA member Bjorn Ulvaeus (26) weds fellow singer Agnetha Faltskog (21) – July 6

2013 Actress Elisha Cuthbert (30) weds ice hockey player Dion Phaneuf at St James Catholic Church in Summerfield, Canada – July 6

2016 NFL quarterback Russell Wilson (27) weds singer-songwriter Ciara (30) at the Peckforton Castle in Cheshire, England – July 6

 

1946 39th US President Jimmy Carter (21) weds Rosalynn Smith (18) in Plains, Georgia – July 7

1977 "American Bandstand" TV host Dick Clark (47) weds Kari Wigton (34) in Malibu, California – July 7

2001 "Charlie's Angels" star Drew Barrymore (26) weds actor-comedian Tom Green (29) in Malibu – July 7

2007 Actress and model Eva Longoria (37) weds NBA player Tony Parker (30) at The Church of Saint Germain l'Auxerrois in Paris, France – July 7

 

1891 Future US President Warren G. Harding (25) weds publisher Florence DeWolfe (30) in Marion, Ohio – July 8

1977 NFL coach Mike Ditka (37) weds Diana Trantham in Dallas County, Texas – July 8

1989 Emmy Award-winning actor Bryan Cranston (33) weds actress Robin Dearden (35) – July 8

2000 Olympic figure skater Kristi Yamaguchi (28) weds Carolina Hurricanes ice hockey player Bret Hedican (29) at the Mauna Lani Resort in Kona, Hawaii – July 8

 

1842 American writer "The Scarlett Letter" Nathaniel Hawthorne (38) marries painter and illustrator Sophia Peabody (33) in the Peabody's home, Boston – July 9

1952 American educator, Presbyterian minister and TV host Fred Rogers (24) weds Sara Joanne Byrd – July 9

2016 Fashion designer Christian Siriano (29) weds singer-songwriter Brad Walsh in Danbury, Connecticut – July 9

2016 Fashion model Hannah Davis (26) weds former Yankees player Derek Jeter (42) at Meadowood Napa Valley Resort in St. Helena, California – July 9

 

1919 Author Aldous Huxley (25) weds epidemiologist Maria Nys in Bellem, Belgium – July 10

2010 Actress and fourth season American Idol winner Carrie Underwood (29) weds Nashville Predators ice hockey player Mike Fisher (32) at Ritz Carlton Lodge in Greensboro, Georgia – July 10

2010 Actress Emily Blunt (29) weds actor John Krasinski (32) at the luxurious Villa D'este hotel in Como, Italy – July 10

2010 "Big Momma's House" actor Martin Lawrence (45) weds longtime girlfriend Shamicka Gibbs (35) on an intimate wedding in Beverly Hills – July 10

 

1877 Scientist and inventor Alexander Graham Bell (30) weds Mabel Hubbard (19) at the Hubbard estate in Cambridge, Massachusetts – July 11

1955 "Gone with the Wind" actor Clark Gable (54) weds former fashion model and actress Kay Spreckles – July 11

1976 Singer and actor Frank Sinatra (60) marries 4th wife Barbara Marx (45) – July 11

2015 Professional dancer Kevin Clifton (33) weds fellow dancer Karen Hauer (33) at One Great George Street in Westminster – July 11

 

1543 England's King Henry VIII weds Catherine Parr (6th & last wife) – July 12

1918 Artist Pablo Picasso (36) marries ballet dancer Olga Khokhlova (27) – July 12

1933 Fifth Greatest Male Star of All Time Fred Astaire (34) weds socialite Phyllis Livingston Potter (25) – July 12

1980 US Senator Elizabeth Warren (31) weds law professor Bruce Mann – July 12

 

1925 Film producer and co-founder of Walt Disney Productions Walt Disney (23) weds Lillian Bounds (26) at Lewiston's Episcopal Church of the Nativity in Lewiston, Idaho – July 13

2008 American Pie actor Jason Biggs (30) weds actress Jenny Mollen (28) at Honig Winery and Vineyard in Napa, California – July 13

2013 "Catwoman" actress Halle Berry (46) weds actor Olivier Martinez (47) at Chateau des Conde in Vallery, France – July 13

2013 TV host Jimmy Kimmel (45) weds co-head writer Molly McNearney in Ojai, California – July 13

 

1994 Princess Margaret's daughter Sarah Armstrong-Jones (30) weds ex-actor and fellow artist Daniel Chatto (37) in London, United Kingdon – July 14

1996 "Green Bay Packer" quarterback Brett Favre (26) weds Deanna Tynes (27) at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Green Bay, Wisconsin – July 14

2007 Actor Jerry O'Connell (33) weds Xmen's "Mystique" Rebecca Romijn (34) at Calabasas, California – July 14

2007 Former "Full House" actress Jodie Sweetin (25) weds set designer Cody Herpin (30) at Little Church of the West in Las Vegas – July 14

1500 "Blood Wedding" of Astorre Baglione & Lavinia Colonna in Perugia family Baglione massacre – July 15

1965 Actress Joan Rivers (32) weds TV producer Edgar Rosenberg – July 15

2006 Singer-songwriter Avril Lavigne (21) weds "Sum 41" lead singer and guitarist Deryck Whibley (26) at a private estate in Montecito, California – July 15

2011 American TV personality and host Vanessa Minnillo (30) weds American singer-songwriter Nick Lachey (37) at Sir Richard Branson's private Necker Island in British Virgin Islands – July 15

 

1892 Impressionist Painter Claude Monet (51) weds longtime companion Alice Hoschedé – July 16

1980 Five-time Grammy Award singer Donna Summer (31) weds award winning arranger Bruce Sudano (31) in Los Angeles, California – July 16

1988 "Back To The Future" actor Michael J. Fox (27) weds "Family Ties" actress Tracy Pollan (28) at West Mountain Inn in Arlington, Vermont – July 16

2005 Academy award winning actress Sandra Bullock (40) weds "Monster Garage" host Jesse James (36) at sunset on the grounds of The Folded Hills Ranch in Gaviota, California – July 16

 

1954 Master of quick wit and widely considered one of the best comedians of the modern era Groucho Marx (63) weds actress Eden Hartford (24) – July 17

1988 NHL ice hockey star player Wayne Gretzky (27) weds actress Janet Jones (27) at St. Joseph's Basilica in Edmonton, Canada – July 17

1999 Academy Award-winning actress Helen Hunt (36) weds "The Simpsons" voice actor Hank Azaria (35) in Los Angeles, California – July 17

2016 Actress and model Tatyana Ali (37) weds Vaughn Rasberry in Beverly Hills, California – July 17

 

1933 Heavyweight boxing champ Jack Dempsey (38) weds broadway singer Hannah Williams (22) – July 18

1992 Singers Whitney Houston (28) & Bobby Brown (23) marry – July 18

1998 Nelson Mandela marries 3rd wife Graça Machel on his 80th birthday – July 18

1999 Miami Dolphins coach Jimmy Johnson (56) weds longtime girlfriend Rhonda Rookmaaker (45) in the Florida Keys – July 18

 

1770 Founding Father of the United States John Dickinson (37) weds land and estate owner Mary Norris (30) in a civil ceremony – July 19

1966 50 year old Frank Sinatra marries 21 year old Mia Farrow in Las Vegas – July 19

2003 "Sabrina, The Teenage Witch" actress Melissa Joan Hart (27) weds "Course of Nature" lead singer-guitarist Mark Wilkersonin (26) in Florence, Italy – July 19

2014 Maroon 5 lead vocalist Adam Levine (35) weds Victoria's Secret model Behati Prinsloo (25) in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico – July 19

 

1975 "The Exorcist" writer William Peter Blatty (47) weds tennis player Linda Tuero (24) in Las Vegas – July 20

1991 Kirk Cameron marries Growing Pains co-star Chelsea Noble in upstate NY – July 20

1996 Tony Award-winning actress Bernadette Peters (48) weds investment adviser Michael Wittenberg (34) in Millbrook, New York – July 20

2013 "Modern Family" actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson (37) weds lawyer Justin Mikita in NYC, New York – July 20

 

1904 Sinclair Oil founder Harry Ford Sinclair (28) weds Elizabeth Farrell – July 21

1945 Master of quick wit and widely considered one of the best comedians of the modern era Groucho Marx (54) weds Kay Marvis – July 21

2010 Victoria's Secret model Miranda Kerr (27) weds British actor Orlando Bloom (33) in a secret ceremony – July 21

2012 2010 American Idol winner Lee DeWyze (26) weds model-actress Jonna Walsh at Maravilla Gardens in Camarillo, California – July 21

 

1850 Composer Stephen Foster (24) weds Jane Denny McDowell at Trinity Episcopal Church in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – July 22

1995 Actor Ewan McGregor (24) weds production designer Eve Mavrakis (29) – July 22

1999 Director Martin Scorsese (56) weds Helen Morris in New York – July 22

2007 Muhammad Ali's daughter Laila Ali (30) weds former NFL player Curtis Conway (36) in Marina del Rey, California – July 22

 

1960 Professional golfer Jack Nicklaus (20) weds Barbara Bash – July 23

2006 "The Young and The Restless" actor John Enos (44) weds Disney executive Jennie Lee on the patio of Hollywood hotspot The Cabana Club – July 23

2011 "Pittsburgh Steelers" quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (29) weds Ashley Harlan at Christ Church of Grove Farm in Ohio Township – July 23

2016 Actor Corbin Bleu (27) weds actress Sasha Clements (26) at Hummingbird Nest in Santa Susana, California – July 23

 

1972 Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber (24) weds Sarah Hugill – July 24

1982 Physicist and astronaut Sally Ride (31) weds astronaut Steven Hawley (30) in Salina, Kansas – July 24

2004 Former MSNBC news anchor Ashleigh Banfield (36) weds real estate financier Howard Gould (31) in Kenora, Ontario – July 24

2010 "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" actress and a well-known model Cynthia Bailey weds entrepreneur Peter Thomas at Fernback Museum of Natural History in Atlanta – July 24

 

1986 Four-time tennis player champ Hana Mandlikova (24) weds restaurateur Jan Sedlak at Prague's old town hall – July 25

1993 Designer Claude Montana (44) weds his model Wallis Franken (44) – July 25

2009 "Buffy The Vampire Slayer" actor Marc Blucas (37) weds journalist Ryan Haddon (38) in Erie, Pennsylvania – July 25

2015 TV personality Beatrice Borromeo (30) weds Pierre Casiraghi (28) in the gardens of the Prince's Palace of Monaco in Monte Carlo – July 25

1895 Physicist and chemist Marie Curie (27) weds physicist Pierre Curie (36) in Sceaux, France – July 26

1995 Musician Mick Fleetwood (48) weds Lynn Frankel – July 26

1997 Director James Cameron (42) weds actress Linda Hamilton (40) in Malibu, California – July 26

2014 Actress Piper Perabo (37) weds director Stephen Kay in NYC, New York – July 26

 

1986 "Say Anything" director Cameron Crowe (29) weds "Heart" guitarist Nancy Wilson (32) – July 27

1991 Rocker Jani Lane, (Warrant-Cherry Pie) marries model Bobbie Brown – July 27

2006 NASCAR driver Kurt Busch (27) weds Eva Bryan in Eastville, Virginia – July 27

2014 Actress and model Scheana Marie (29) weds longtime boyfriend Michael Shay at the Hummingbird Nest Ranch in Santa Susana, California – July 27

 

1540 English King Henry VIII marries Catharine Howard, his 5th wife – July 28

1973 Actress Farrah Fawcett (26) weds film and voice actor Lee Majors (34) at the Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles, California – July 28

1999 "Sixteen Candles" actress Molly Ringwald (31) weds French writer Valery Lamerignere in Bordeaux, France – July 28

2007 Comedian and actor Steve Martin (61) weds Anne Stringfield (35) at his Los Angeles home – July 28

 

1934 "Titanic" actress Gloria Stuart (24) weds screenwriter Arthur Sheekman (33) – July 29

1981 His Royal Highness Charles, Prince of Wales weds Lady Diana Spencer at St Paul's Cathedral, London – July 29

1982 Andy Taylor of rock group Duran Duran weds Tracie Wilson – July 29

2000 American actress Jennifer Aniston (31) weds actor and film producer Brad Pitt (36) in a private ceremony at Malibu, California – July 29

 

2004 Actor Nicolas Cage (40) weds Alice Kim (20) at a private ranch in Northern California – July 30

2011 Granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II and British equestrian Zara Phillips (30) weds England rugby player Mike Tindall (32) at the Canongate Kirk in Edinburgh, Scotland – July 30

2013 "Hunger Games" actor Sam Claflin (27) weds actress Laura Haddock (27) in a private ceremony – July 30

2015 Filmmaker Guy Ritchie (47) weds model Jacqui Ainsley (33) in Ashcombe House in Wiltshire – July 30

 

1951 Musician Ray Charles (20) weds Eileen Williams in Georgia – July 31

1985 Bee Gees member Robin Gibb (35) weds author and artist Dwina Murphy – July 31

1999 Actor Patrick Dempsey (33) weds makeup artist Jillian Fink – July 31

2010 R&B singer-songwriter Alicia Keys (31) weds Grammy Award winning rapper Swizz Beatz (33) at a private home on the French island of Corsica – July 31

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July Social Famous Divorces

2011 Actor Ryan Reynolds (34) and actress Scarlett Johansson (26) divorce due to irreconcilable differences after two years of marriage – July 1

2011 Ann Serano Lopez divorces actor and talk show host George Lopez (49) due to irreconcilable differences – July 1

2011 Journalist and executive producer Maria Shriver (55) divorces Hollywood action film icon Arnold Schwarzenegger (63) due to irreconcilable differences after 25 years of marriage – July 1

1959 MLB baseball player Ernie Banks (28) divorces Mollye Louise after 6 years of marriage – July 2

2007 Dancer Mandie Taketa divorces talk show host Wayne Brady (34) due to irreconcilable differences after 8 years of marriage – July 2

1929 American Playwright Eugene O'Neill divorces second wife novelist Agnes Boulton after 11 years of marriage – July 3

1950 Actress Bette Davis (42) divorces artist William Grant Sherry after more than 4 years of marriage – July 5

1957 Singer/actor Frank Sinatra and movie star Ava Gardner divorce after 6 years of marriage – July 5

2007 Burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese (34) divorces rocker Marilyn Manson (38) due to irreconcilable differences after a year of marriage – July 5

1960 Actress Bette Davis (52) divorces actor Gary Merrill (46) after almost 10 years of marriage – July 6

2009 Actress Rachael Bella (25) divorces "Terminator 2" actor Eddie Furlong (31) due to irreconcilable differences after 3 years of marriage – July 6

1943 Heavyweight boxing champ Jack Dempsey (48) divorces broadway singer Hannah Williams (32) after 10 years of marriage – July 7

1994 Actress Diane Lane files for divorce from Christopher Lambert – July 7

2008 Cynthia Rodriguez (35) divorces New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez (32) due to long period of infidelity and emotional abandonment after 6 years of marriage – July 7

1540 English King Henry VIII annuls his 6 month marriage to his 4th wife Anne of Cleves, on the grounds of non-consummation and her pre-contract to Francis of Lorraine – July 9

2007 Former contestant on "The Apprentice" and beauty queen Jennifer Murphy (28) divorces "Extreme Makeover" Bill Dorfman (48) due to irreconcilable differences after 1 year of marriage – July 9

1975 Cher files for divorce from Gregg Allman, 10 days after they married – July 10

2007 Environmental activist Laurie Lennard (49) divorces writer Larry David (60) due to irreconcilable differences after 14 years of marriage – July 13

1987 Actor Michael Biehn (30) divorces actress Carlene Olson (32) after 7 years of marriage – July 14

1996 Prince Charles and Princess Diana sign divorce papers – July 15

2016 Actress Gwyneth Paltrow and singer Chris Martin divorce after 12 years of marriage – July 15

2001 "Kate & Leopold" actress Meg Ryan (38) divorces actor Dennis Quaid (46) after 9 years of marriage – July 16

2012 Actor-comedian Russell Brand (36) divorces popstar Katy Perry (27) due to irreconcilable differences a year after the fairy-tale wedding in India – July 16

1975 Beatle member Ringo Starr & Maureen Cox divorce – July 17

2012 WWE wrestler John Cena (35) divorces Elizabeth Huberdeau (33) due to irretrievably broken marriage after 3 years of getting married – July 18

1938 Actor Burgess Meredith (30) divorces actress Margaret Perry (25) after 2 years of marriage – July 19

1993 Joe Petruzzi files for divorce from Annabella Sciorra (Jungle Fever) – July 20

2012 "Game of Thrones" actress Lena Headey (38) divorces musician Peter Loughran due to irreconcilable differences – July 20

1942 Actress Mae West (48) divorces vaudeville performer Frank Wallace after 31 years of marriage – July 21

1940 Jacqueline Kennedy's parents John Vernou "Black Jack" Bouvier III and Janet (Norton Lee) divorce – July 22

2010 "The Princess Bride" actress Robin Wright (44) divorces actor-director Sean Penn (49) due to irreconcilable differences after 14 years of marriage – July 22

1988 Heiress Julia Stimson Thorne (43) divorces politician John Kerry (44) after 18 years of marriage – July 25

2012 Actress Sunny Mabrey (36) divorces "Brotherhood" actor Ethan Embry (34) due to irreconcilable differences after almost 7 years marriage – July 25

2006 Former Baywatch actor David Hasselhoff (54) divorces actress and singer Pamela Bach (42) due to irreconcilable differences after 16 years of marriage – July 26

1964 Broadway musical actress-singer Ethel Merman (56) divorces academy award-winning actor Ernest Borgnine (47) after 32 days of marriage – July 28

2006 Robyn Denise Moore divorces Oscar-winning actor Mel Gibson (55) due to irreconcilable differences after 31 years of marriage – July 29

2007 Pop star Britney Spears (25) divorces rapper-dancer Kevin Federline (29) due to irreconcilable differences after over two years of marriage – July 30

1980 Karolyn Englehardt divorces baseball manager Pete Rose (39) after 16 years of marriage – July 31


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Social Famous Calendar - August

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August Monthly Social Famous Holidays

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Spider-Man Day - August 1

National Duran Duran Appreciation Day - August 10

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Month   -  Day  -  Births  -   Deaths  -   Weddings  -   Divorces

August Social Famous Births

10 BC Claudius, Roman Emperor (41-54), born in Lugdunum, Gaul (d. 54AD) – August 1

1770 William Clark, American explorer, soldier, Indian agent and territorial governor – August 1

1819 Herman Melville, author (Moby-Dick, Billy Budd),born in New York City (d. 1891) – August 1

1963 Coolio [Artis Leon Ivey Jr.], American rapper (Gangsta's Paradise), born in Monessen Pennsylvania – August 1

 

1754 Pierre Charles L'Enfant, French-born American architect who laid out Washington, D.C. – August 2

1834 Frédéric-Auguste Bartholdi, French sculptor and designer of the Statue of Liberty – August 2

1924 James Baldwin, American author – August 2

1992 Hallie Kate Eisenberg, American actress – August 2

 

1940 Martin Sheen, [Ramon Estevez], actor (Badlands, The West Wing), born in Dayton, Ohio – August 3

1941 Martha Stewart, American business magnate and TV personality – August 3

1963 James Hetfield, American heavy metal rocker – August 3

1984 Ryan Lochte, American swimmer – August 3

 

1821 Louis Vuitton, French founder of the Louis Vuitton brand of leather goods – August 4

1901 Louis Armstrong, American jazz trumpeter and singer (Hello Dolly), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1971) – August 4

1921 Maurice "Rocket" Richard, Canadian NHL star – August 4

1961 Barack Obama, 44th United States President (Democrat) and first African--American president, born in Honolulu, Hawaii – August 4

 

1930 Neil Armstrong, American X-15 pilot and astronaut - 1st man on the Moon – August 5

1937 Herb Brooks, American ice hockey coach (Olympic Gold Medal 1980) – August 5

1956 Maureen McCormick, American actress (Marcia-Brady Bunch) – August 5

1995 Devo Keenan American cellist – August 5

 

1809 Alfred Lord Tennyson, British Poet Laureate of Great Britain – August 6

1861 Edith Roosevelt, US First Lady and wife of Teddy Roosevelt – August 6

1911 Lucille Ball, American comedienne and actress (I Love Lucy, Mame) – August 6

1928 Andy Warhol, American pop artist and film producer (Frankenstein, Bad), born in Pittsburgh – August 6

 

1560 Elizabeth Báthory, Hungarian countess and serial killer – August 7

1975 Charlize Theron, South African actress – August 7

1987 Sidney Crosby, Canadian hockey player – August 7

1994 Sara Grayson, daughter of actress Katey Sagal – August 7

 

1937 Dustin Hoffman, American actor – August 8

1976 JC Chasez, American singer (*NSYNC) – August 8

1981 Roger Federer, Swiss tennis star (17 grand slams), born in Bottmingen, Switzerland – August 8

1987 Katie Leung, Scottish actress – August 8

 

1950 Chris Haney, Canadian journalist who created the board game "Trivial Pursuit" – August 9

1963 Whitney Houston, singer – August 9

1964 Brett Hull, Canadian-American NHL right wing – August 9

1968 Eric Bana, Australian actor – August 9

 

1868 Hugo Eckener, German inventor and commander of the famous Graf Zeppelin during its record-setting flights – August 10

1874 Herbert Hoover, 31st US President (R: 1929-1933) – August 10

1898 Jack Haley [John Joseph], American actor (The Wizard of Oz, Ford Star Revue) – August 10

1960 Antonio Banderas, Spanish actor – August 10

 

1921 Alex Haley, writer (Autobiography of Malcolm X, Roots) – August 11

1950 Steve Wozniak, American pioneer of the personal computer revolution of the 1970s and co-founder of Apple Computer – August 11

1953 Hulk Hogan, [Terry Bollea], WWF heavyweight champion (1984-89) – August 11

1993 Alyson Stoner, American actress – August 11

 

1881 Cecil B. DeMille, American filmmaker (The Ten Commandments), born in Ashfield, Massachusetts (d. 1959) – August 12

1887 Erwin Schrodinger, physicist and Nobel Prize Laureate, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1961) – August 12

1971 Pete Sampras, tennis champ (14 grand slam titles), born in Washington, D.C. – August 12

1980 Matt Thiessen, Canadian/American musician (Relient K) – August 12

 

1860 Annie Oakley [Phoebe Ann Moses], American sharp shooter (Buffalo Bill's Wild West), born in North Star, Ohio (d. 1926) – August 13

1899 Alfred Hitchcock, English director (Psycho, Birds, Rear Window), born in Leytonstone, Essex (d. 1980) – August 13

1986 Joseph Lapira, American soccer player – August 13

1992 Katharine Close, Scripps National Spelling Bee champion – August 13

 

1851 Doc Holliday, American gambler, dentist and gunfighter (Gunfight at the O.K. Corral), born in Griffin, Georgia (d. 1887) – August 14

1945 Steve Martin, American comedian and actor (Parenthood, Jerk, Roxanne), born in Waco, Texas – August 14

1950 Gary Larson, cartoonist (Far Side), born in Tacoma, Washington – August 14

1966 Halle Berry, American actress (Monsters Ball), born in Cleveland, Ohio – August 14

 

1769 Napoleon Bonaparte, French military leader and Emperor of the French (1804-14, 1815), born in Ajaccio, Corsica, France (d. 1821) – August 15

1925 Oscar Peterson, Canadian jazz pianist and composer, born in Montreal, Quebec – August 15

1972 Ben Affleck, American actor (Armageddon, Pearl Harbor), born in Berkeley, California – August 15

1990 Jennifer Lawrence, American actress (Winter's Bone, Silver Linings Playbook), born in Louisville, Kentucky – August 15

 

1888 T. E. Lawrence [Lawrence of Arabia], British author, soldier and diplomat famous for his liaison role in Arabia during WWI – August 16

1930 Tony Trabert, tennis pro (1955 Wimbledon), born in Cincinnati, Ohio – August 16

1954 James Cameron, Canadian film director and writer (Titanic, Avatar), born in Kapuskasing, Ontario – August 16

1958 Madonna [Ciccone], American singer and actress (Like a Virgin), born in Bay City, Michigan – August 16

 

1786 Davy Crockett, American frontiersman, adventurer and politician, born in Greene County, Tennessee (d. 1836) – August 17

1893 Mae West, American actress and singer (She Done him Wrong), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1980) – August 17

1943 Robert De Niro, actor (Taxi Driver, Raging Bull), born in NYC, New York – August 17

1960 Sean Penn, actor (Fast Times at Ridgemont High), born in Santa Monica, California – August 17

 

1774 Meriwether Lewis, American soldier and public administrator – August 18

1920 Shelley Winters, actress (A Place in the Sun, A Patch of Blue & Poseidon Adventure) – August 18

1934 Roberto Clemente, Puerto Rican baseball outfielder (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Carolina, Puerto Rico (d. 1972) – August 18

1936 Robert Redford, American actor (Sting, Candidate, Natural, Great Gatsby) – August 18

 

1871 Orville Wright, aviator (Wright Brothers), born in Dayton, Ohio (d. 1912) – August 19

1919 Malcolm Forbes, publisher (Forbes Magazine), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1990) – August 19

1946 Bill Clinton [William Jefferson], 42nd US President (Democrat, 1993-2001), born in Hope, Arkansas – August 19

1986 Christina Perri, American singer-songwriter (So You Think You Can Dance), born in Bensalem, Pennsylvania – August 19

 

1833 Benjamin Harrison, 23rd President of the United States (Republican: 1889-93) – August 20

1918 Jacqueline Susann, author (Valley of the Dolls) – August 20

1948 Robert Plant, English rock vocalist (Led Zeppelin - Whole Lotta Love) – August 20

1992 Demi Lovato, American Actress – August 20

 

1891 [George] Bugs Moran, American gangster – August 21

1924 Jack Buck, American sports announcer (St. Louis Cardinals) – August 21

1938 Kenny Rogers, singer (Through the Years) – August 21

1986 Usain Bolt, Jamaican sprinter (3x Olympic Gold 2008) – August 21

 

1862 Claude Debussy, French composer (La Mer, Clair de lune) – August 22

1893 Dorothy Parker, American short story writer (1958 Marjorie Peabody Award) – August 22

1941 Bill Parcells, NFL coach – August 22

1983 Laura Breckenridge, American actress – August 22

 

1769 Georges Cuvier [Jean Léopold Nicolas Frédéric Cuvier], French naturalist and zoologist – August 23

1930 Vera Miles, American actress (Psycho) – August 23

1931 Barbara Eden, American actress (Dream of Jeannie) – August 23

1978 Kobe Bryant, NBA guard (LA Lakers) – August 23

 

1759 William Wilberforce, British politician, philanthropist and leader of the movement to abolish the slave trade – August 24

1960 Cal Ripken, American baseball shortstop (Baltimore Orioles, consecutive game streak) – August 24

1965 Marlee Matlin, American actress and the only deaf performer to win an Academy Award (Children of Lesser God) – August 24

1988 Rupert Grint, English actor (Harry Potter), born in Harlow, Essex, England – August 24

 

1877 Joshua L Cowen, inventor (electric train) – August 25

1930 Sean Connery, actor (James Bond films), born in Edinburgh, Scotland – August 25

1931 Regis Philbin, American talk & game show host – August 25

1958 Tim Burton, American film director (Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands) – August 25

 

1845 Mary Ann Nichols, English victim of Jack the Ripper, born in London (d. 1888) – August 26

1957 Rick Hansen, Canadian paraplegic athlete (3 gold medals) – August 26

1980 Macaulay Culkin, actor (Home Alone, My Girl, Richie Rich) – August 26

1980 Chris Pine, American actor – August 26

 

1906 Ed Gein, American serial killer (inspired Psycho & The Texas Chainsaw Massacre) – August 27

1908 Lyndon B. Johnson, 36th US President (Democrat: 1963-69) – August 27

1952 Pee-wee Herman [Paul Reubens], American actor – August 27

1969 Cesar Millan, Culiacan Mexico, professional dog trainer – August 27

 

1774 Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton, 1st American Catholic saint (1975) – August 28

1917 Jack Kirby, American cartoonist (X-Men, Spider-Man, Hulk, Capt America) – August 28

1965 Shania Twain, Canadian singer (You're Still the One) – August 28

1991 Kyle Massey, American actor – August 28

 

1632 John Locke, English empiricist philosopher; influential Enlightenment thinker – August 29

1943 Richard Halligan, Troy NY, rock vocalist – August 29

1958 Michael Jackson, recording artist and King of Pop (Thriller, Bad) – August 29

1959 Chris Hadfield, Canadian astronaut (STS 74, sk: 99) – August 29

 

1797 Mary Shelley, author (Frankenstein), born in London, England – August 30

1918 Ted Williams, American baseball player and last player in MLB to bat over .400 in a single season – August 30

1943 Robert Crumb, American cartoonist (Father Time, Fritz Cat) – August 30

1972 Cameron Diaz, American actress (Mask, My Best Friend's Wedding) – August 30

 

12 Caligula [Gaius Caesar], 3rd Roman Emperor – August 31

1897 Fredric March, American actor (Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, The Best Years of Our Lives) – August 31

1931 Jean Marc Beliveau, Canadian NHL player – August 31

1949 Richard Gere, actor (Breathless, Cotton Club, Pretty Woman) – August 31

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August Social Famous Deaths

30 BC Mark Antony, Roman Politician and General, commits suicide after he is defeated by Octavian at the Battle of Actium at 53 – August 1

1903 Calamity Jane [Martha Jane Canary], American frontierswoman, dies at 51 – August 1

1980 Strother Martin, actor (Slapshot), dies of heart attack at 61 – August 1

2006 Bob Thaves, American cartoonist (b. 1924) – August 1

 

1876 Wild Bill" Hickok [James Butler], American cowboy and scout, shot from behind by  while playing poker. – August 2

1922 Alexander Graham Bell, Scottish inventor (telephone), dies at 75 – August 2

2012 Jimmy Jones, American singer-songwriter (Handy Man), dies at 75 – August 2

2016 David Huddleston, American actor (The Big Lebowski), dies at 85 – August 2

 

1924 Joseph Conrad, Polish/British writer (Heart of Darkness), dies at 66 – August 3

2004 Henri Cartier-Bresson, French photographer, dies at 95 – August 3

2011 Bubba Smith, American football player and actor (b. 1945) – August 3

2015 Coleen Gray, American Actress (The Killing), dies at 92 – August 3

 

1875 Hans Christian Andersen, Danish author of 150 fairy tales (The Ugly Duckling, The Snow Queen), dies at 70 – August 4

1931 Daniel Williams, American heart surgeon who performed the 1st open heart surgery, dies at 73 – August 4

2008 Craig Jones, English motorcycle racer. (b. 1985) – August 4

2009 Blake Snyder, American screenwriter (b. 1957) – August 4

 

1792 Frederick North, Lord North, Prime Minister of Great Britain (Tory: 1770-82), "who lost America" – August 5

1962 Marilyn Monroe [Norma Jean Mortenson], American actress – August 5

1991 Paul Brown, NFL founder (Cleveland Browns, Cincinnati Bengals), dies at 82 – August 5

2000 Alec Guinness, British actor (Bridge on River Kwai), dies of liver cancer at 86 – August 5

 

1965 Everett Sloane, American actor (Patsy, Citizen Kane, Enforcer), dies of apparent suicide with barbiturates at 55 – August 6

1991 Harry Reasoner, newscaster (60 Minutes), dies at 68 – August 6

2004 Rick James, American funk musician – August 6

2015 Louise Suggs, American golfer (US Women's Open 1949, 1952) and co-founder of LPGA, dies at 91 – August 6

 

1957 Oliver Hardy, comedian of Laurel & Hardy, dies at 65 – August 7

1991 Shotzie, Cincinnati Red dog mascot, dies at 9 – August 7

2005 Peter Jennings, Canadian-American news anchor (ABC Evening News), dies of lung cancer at 67 – August 7

2016 Edward Daly, Irish Bishop "Bloody Sunday" priest, dies at 82 – August 7

 

1965 Shirley Jackson, US author (Road Through the Wall), dies at 45 – August 8

1980 Jacqueline Cochrane, US pilot/1st female faster than sound, dies at 70 – August 8

2010 Patricia Neal, American actress, dies at 84 – August 8

2016 Doris Bohrer [Sharrar], American WWII spy, dies at 93 – August 8

 

1969 Sharon Tate, actress (Valley of Dolls), murdered by Manson's gang at 26 – August 9

2004 Tony Mottola, American guitarist (b. 1918) – August 9

2014 Ed Nelson, American actor, dies from heart failure at 85 – August 9

2016 Bob Kiley, American public transit specialist (New York, London), dies at 80 – August 9

 

1945 Robert H. Goddard, American rocket pioneer, dies at 62 – August 10

2002 Michael Houser, American guitarist (Widespread Panic), dies of pancreatic cancer at 40 – August 10

2013 Eydie Gorme, American singer, dies at 84 – August 10

2015 Elzie "Buddy" Baker, American NASCAR driver, dies at 74 – August 10

 

1919 Andrew Carnegie, Scottish-American industrialist, steel tycoon, philanthropist and one of the richest Americans ever, dies of bronchial pneumonia at 83 – August 11

1994 Peter Cushing, actor (Star Wars, Dr Who), dies of cancer at 81 – August 11

2003 Herb Brooks, American ice hockey coach, dies in a car accident at 66 – August 11

2014 Robin Williams, American actor and comedian (Mork & Mindy, Good Will Hunting), commits suspected suicide at 63 – August 11

 

30 BC Cleopatra VII Philopator, the last ruler of the Egyptian Ptolemaic dynasty, commits suicide allegedly by inducing an asp (Egyptian cobra) to bite her – August 12

1914 John Philip Holland, submarine designer, dies at 74 – August 12

1982 Henry Fonda, actor (On Golden Pond), dies of heart disease at 77 – August 12

2009 Les Paul, American musician (b. 1915) – August 12

 

1910 Florence Nightingale, English nurse, dies at 90 – August 13

1946 H. G. Wells, English sci-fi author (The War of the Worlds, Time Machine), dies at 79 – August 13

1995 Mickey Mantle, American baseball great (NY Yankees), dies of cancer at 63 – August 13

2004 Julia Child, American chef and television personality (b. 1912) – August 13

 

1870 David Farragut, American Admiral ("Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead!"), dies at 69 – August 14

1951 William Randolph Hearst, American newspaper publisher (San Francisco Examiner, Seattle P-I), dies at 88 – August 14

1992 John Sirica, US federal judge (Watergate hearings), dies at 88 – August 14

2013 Lisa Robin Kelly, American actress, dies at 43 – August 14

 

1935 Will Rogers, American humorist and actor (Judge Priest), dies in a plane crash in Alaska at 55 – August 15

2006 Doug White, American news anchor – August 15

2014 Licia Albanese, Italian-born American operatic soprano, dies at 105 – August 15

2015 Gordon "Jazz" Summers, British music manager (Wham, Snow Patrol), dies at 71 – August 15

 

1948 Babe Ruth, Baseball legend (NY Yankees), dies in NY at 53 – August 16

1949 Margaret Mitchell, US writer (Gone With the Wind), dies at 48 – August 16

1956 Bela Lugosi, actor (Dracula), dies of heart attack at 73 – August 16

1977 Elvis Presley, American musician, dies at Graceland at 42. Official cause of death is cardiac arrhythmia – August 16

 

1973 Paul Williams, American musician (The Temptations), commits suicide at 32 – August 17

2007 Eddie Griffin, American basketball player (b. 1982) – August 17

2015 Yvonne Craig, American actress (Batgirl), dies at 78 – August 17

2016 Arthur Hiller, Canadian director (Love Story), dies at 92 – August 17

 

1227 Genghis Khan, Mongol conqueror, dies – August 18

1940 Walter Chrysler, American founder of car company Chrysler, dies at 65 – August 18

1991 Rick Griffin, American artist and a leading designer of psychedelic posters in the 1960s (Grateful Dead), dies in a motorcycle accident on his Harley at 47 – August 18

1998 Persis Khambatta, Indian actress (Star Trek), dies of a heart attack at 49 – August 18

 

14 Augustus Caesar [Gaius Octavius], First Roman Emperor (27BC-14AD), dies at 50 – August 19

1977 Groucho Marx, NYC, comedian (Marx Bros), dies in LA at 86 – August 19

1994 Linus Pauling, Nobel prize scientist (Vitamin C advocate), dies at 93 – August 19

2016 Jack Riley, American actor (The Bob Newhart Show), dies at 80 – August 19

 

2001 Sir Fred Hoyle, English astronomer and science fiction writer (b. 1915) – August 20

2006 Joe Rosenthal, American photographer (b. 1911) – August 20

2012 Phyllis Diller, American comedienne and actress, dies from natural causes at 95 – August 20

2016 Irving Fields, American composer and pianist (Miami Beach Rhumba), dies at 101 – August 20

 

1614 Elizabeth Báthory, the world's most prolific female serial killer, dies at 54 – August 21

1995 James Truitte, dancer, dies at 72 – August 21

2010 Nancy Dolman, Canadian actress and comedienne (b. 1950) – August 21

2015 Jimmy Evert, American tennis coach and father of Chris Evert, dies at 91 – August 21

 

1822 William Herschel, German/British astronomer (discovered Uranus), dies at 83 – August 22

2012 Nina Bawden, English author, dies at 87 – August 22

2015 Charles Tomlinson, British poet and translator, dies at 88 – August 22

2016 Toots [Jean-Baptiste] Thielemans, Belgian-American jazz musician and composer, dies at 94 – August 22

 

1305 William Wallace, Scottish patriot, hanged, disemboweled & beheaded at Smithfield London – August 23

1926 Rudolph Valentino, silent movie idol (Sheik), dies in NY at 31 – August 23

2006 Ed Warren, American paranormal investigator, dies at 79 – August 23

2016 Steven Hill, American actor (Mission Impossible, Law & Order), dies at 94 – August 23

 

1724 Andreas Kneller, composer, dies at 75 – August 24

1906 Alfred Stevens, Belgian painter, dies – August 24

1943 Ernst Ottwalt, writer, dies – August 24

1958 Kenneth Leighton, composer, dies at 28 – August 24

 

1688 Henry Morgan, Welsh pirate and privateer – August 25

1984 Truman Capote, American author (In Cold Blood) – August 25

2001 Aaliyah [Haughton], American singer and actress, dies in a plane crash in the Bahamas at 22 – August 25

2012 Neil Armstrong, American astronaut, dies from heart surgery complications at 82 – August 25

 

1910 William James, American psychologist and philosopher (Pragmatism), dies at 68 – August 26

1937 Andrew Mellon, American banker (Mellon Bank) – August 26

1974 Charles Lindbergh, US aviator, dies at 72 – August 26

2009 Dominick Dunne, American writer, Vanity Fair correspondent (b. 1925) – August 26

 

1963 W E B Du Bois, scholar/founder (NAACP) – August 27

1990 Stevie Ray Vaughan, American blues guitarist, dies in a helicopter crash at 35 – August 27

2006 Maria Capovilla, oldest woman alive from 2004-2006 (b. 1889) – August 27

2015 Darryl Dawkins, American professional basketball player (Philadelphia 76ers, NJ Nets), dies at 58 – August 27

 

1784 Junipero Serra, Spanish missionary priest who founded the 1st missions in California, dies at 70 – August 28

1903 Frederick Law Olmsted, American writer and landscape architect (designed Central Park) – August 28

2014 Glenn Cornick, English rock bassist, dies from heart failure at 67 – August 28

2015 Al Arbour, Canadian ice hockey player and coach, dies at 82 – August 28

 

1877 Brigham Young, 2nd president of Mormon Church – August 29

1982 Ingrid Bergman, Swedish actress (Casablanca, Gaslight), dies on her 67th birthday – August 29

1987 Lee Marvin, actor (Cat Ballou, Gorky Park), dies in Tucson Ariz at 63 – August 29

2016 Gene Wilder, [Jerome Silberman], American actor – August 29

 

1953 Dimitar Nenov, composer, dies at 51 – August 30

1981 Vera-Ellen, actress (Big Leaguer, On the Town) – August 30

2003 Charles Bronson, American actor – August 30

2015 Wes Craven, American filmmaker (A Nightmare on Elm Street, Scream) – August 30

 

1888 Mary Ann Nichols, a 42-year-old prostitute, was found stabbed to death in London, 1st of at least five murders by Jack the Ripper – August 31

1969 Rocky Marciano, former heavyweight champ, dies in a plane crash at 45 – August 31

1973 John Ford, US director – August 31

1997 Diana Spencer, Princess of Wales, dies in car crash in Paris at 36 – August 31

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August Social Famous Weddings

1951 Actor Max Von Sydow (22) weds actress Christina Olin – August 1

2009 Fashion model Rhea Durham (34) weds actor and producer Mark Wahlberg (41) at Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Beverly Hills – August 1

2010 "Dawson's Creek" actor James Van Der Beek (33) weds business consultant Kimberly Brook at the Kabbalah Center in Tel Aviv, Israel – August 1

2015 Actor Declan Donnelly weds Ali Astall at St Michael's Roman Catholic Church in Elswick, Tyne and Wear – August 1

 

1882 Education pioneer Booker T. Washington (26) weds Fanny Smith – August 2

1978 Canadian singer-songwriter Neil Young (32) weds Pegi Morton – August 2

1982 "Dangerous Liaisons" actor John Malkovich (28) weds film and stage actress Glenne Headly (27) – August 2

1997 "Frazier" actor-comedian Kelsey Grammer (43) weds Playboy model Camille Donatacci (29) at Saddlerock Ranch in Malibu – August 2

 

1824 Inventor Charles Goodyear (23) weds Clarissa Beecher – August 3

1932 Austro-Hungarian-American theatre and film director Otto Preminger (26) weds Marion Mill – August 3

2000 British PM Gordon Brown (49) weds Sarah Jane Macaulay (36) in North Queensferry, Fife – August 3

2013 Actor and model Kevin Zegers (28) weds talent agent Jaime Feld in New Jersey – August 3

 

1782 Musician Wolfang Amadeus Mozart (26) weds Constanze Weber in St. Stephen's Cathedral in Vienna, Austria – August 4

1964 Jazz saxophonist and composer John Coltrane (35) weds Alice Macleod – August 4

2001 "James Bond" actor Pierce Brosnan (49) weds TV host and journalist Keely Shaye Smith (37) at the 785-year-old Ballintubber Abbey in County Mayo, Ireland – August 4

2012 Actress Natalie Portman (31) weds ballet dancer and choreographer Benjamin Millepied (35) in Big Sur, California – August 4

 

1885 Author Arthur Conan Doyle (26) weds Louisa Hawkins – August 5

1964 Film director Mel Brooks (38) weds actress Anne Bancroft (32) at the Manhattan Marriage Bureau – August 5

1972 "The Addams Family" actor John Astin (42) weds actress Patty Duke (25) – August 5

2015 Actress Jennifer Aniston (46) weds fellow actor and producer Justin Theroux (44) at their home in Los Angeles – August 5

 

1953 NHL goaltender Terry Sawchuk (23) weds Patricia Ann Morey – August 6

1968 Children's author Theodor Geisel [Dr. Seuss] (64) weds Audrey Stone Dimond – August 6

2005 Legendary Hollywood film producer Robert Evans (75) weds Lady Victoria White (42) – August 6

2007 NBA Houston Rockets center Yao Ming (27) weds Chinese women's national basketball team member Ye Li (26) at the Pudong Shangri-La hotel in Shanghai – August 6

 

1936 Animator William Hanna (26) weds Violet Blanch Wogatzke (23) – August 7

1954 Musician Johnny Cash (22) marries 1st wife Vivian Liberto (20) – August 7

1987 "Magnum, P.I." actor Tom Selleck (42) weds actress and dancer Jillie Mack (29) in Incline Village, Nevada – August 7

1995 Rapper LL Cool J (27) weds Simone Johnson – August 7

 

1867 Engineer George Westinghouse (20) weds Marguerite Erskine Walker in Brooklyn, New York – August 8

1995 "Veronica's Closet" actress Kathy Najimy (38) weds actor Dan Finnerty (25) – August 8

1996 NBA Rockets star Hakeem Olajuwon (33) weds Dalia Asafi (18) in Houston, Texas – August 8

2009 International opera group Il Divo singer David Miller weds singer and theater actress Sarah Joy Kabanuck in New York City – August 8

 

1949 Film and stage actor Jimmy Stewart (41) weds former model Gloria Hatrick McLean (31) at the Brentwood Presbyterian Church in Los Angeles – August 9

1973 Actor Anthony Perkins (41) weds photographer Berinthia Berenson (25) in Cape Cod, Massachusetts – August 9

2003 Former "New Kids on the Block" singer Joey McIntyre (30) weds real estate agent Barrett Williams (25) in New York City's Plaza Hotel – August 9

2012 "Martin" and "Everybody Hates Chris" actress Tichina Arnold (43) weds St. John's University's basketball assistant coach Rico Hines at Oasis Oceanfront Estate in Honolulu, Hawaii – August 9

 

1912 British literary figure (author of "To the Lighthouse") Virginia Woolf (30) weds political theorist Leonard Woolf (31) – August 10

1933 Actress Hedy Lamarr (19) weds Hirtenberger Patronen-Fabrik chairman Friedrich Mandl (33) – August 10

2002 Academy Award-winning actor Nicolas Cage (38) weds "Princess of Rock and Roll" Lisa Marie Presley (34) – August 10

2003 Yuri Ivanovich Malenchenko becomes the first person to marry in space, marrying Ekaterina Dmitriev (on earth) – August 10

 

1886 Education pioneer Booker T. Washington (30) weds Olivia Davidson (32) Athens, Ohio – August 11

1990 "General Hospital" actor Maurice Benard (27) weds Paula Smith – August 11

2007 U.S. Women's Olympic ice hockey team member Krissy Wendell (25) weds NHL player John Pohl (28) at the Rose Hill Alliance Church in West Roseville, Minnesota – August 11

2012 "The Hangover" actor-comedian Zach Galifianakis (42) weds co-founder of the Growing Voices charity Quinn Lundberg at the UBC Farm in Vancouver, Canada – August 11

 

1941 "I Love Lucy" actress Vivan Vance (32) weds actor Philip Ober (39) – August 12

1949 Multi-Tony award-winning actress Angela Lansbury (23) weds actor and producer Peter Shaw (31) – August 12

1956 Canadain actor William Shatner (Star Trek) marries Gloria Rand – August 12

2000 "Saturday Night Live" actor-comedian Will Ferrell (33) weds Swedish actress Viveca Paulin (31) – August 12

 

1980 Actor James Woods (33) weds costume designer Kathryn Morrison – August 13

1994 Former "Growing Pains" patriarch actor Alan Thicke (48) weds former Miss World Gina Marie Tolleson (25) at his rolling Santa Barbara ranch – August 13

2011 "The View" co-host Sherri Shepherd (44) weds TV writer Lamar Sally at the Fairmont Hotel in Chicago, Illinois – August 13

2016 Comedian Kevin Hart (37) weds Eniko Parrish near Santa Barbara, California – August 13

 

1964 World Heavyweight Champion Muhammad Ali (22) weds cocktail waitress Sonja Roi – August 14

1965 Former fashion model and fitness guru Jane Fonda (27) weds director/producer Roger Vadim (37) in Las Vegas – August 14

2004 "Dancing With The Stars" contestant and "Seinfeld" actor John O'Hurley (49) weds Lisa Mesloh at the Bacara Resort and Spa in Santa Barbara, California – August 14

2010 Actress and singer Hilary Duff (24) weds retired Canadian professional ice hockey centre Mike Comrie (31) at La Quinta Estate in Montecito, California – August 14

 

1958 Singer Buddy Holly weds receptionist Maria Santiago – August 15

2004 Fashion designer and socialite Nicky Hilton (21) weds businessman Todd Andrew Meister (33) at The Vegas Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada – August 15

2009 Charmed actress Alyssa Milano (39) weds CAA agent David Bugliari in Bernardsville, New Jersey – August 15

2009 Actor Joseph Fiennes (39) weds model María Dolores Diéguez in Tuscany, Italy – August 15

 

1902 Filmmaker Cecil B DeMille (21) weds actress Constance Adams (28) in Orange, New Jersey – August 16

1983 Musician Paul Simon weds actress and writer Carrie Fisher – August 16

1985 Singer Madonna weds actor Sean Penn on her 27th birthday – August 16

2008 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" talk show host Ellen DeGeneres (54) weds actress Portia de Rossi (39) in Beverly Hills, California – August 16

 

1950 Short story writer Dorothy Parker (57) weds screenwriter Alan Campbell (46) – August 17

1964 Martial artist and actor Bruce Lee (23) weds teacher Linda Emery (19) – August 17

1989 Director Kathryn Bigelow (38) weds fellow director James Cameron (35) – August 17

1997 Lead vocalist James Hetfield (34) weds Francesca Tomasi – August 17

 

1932 Actress Bette Davis (24) weds musician Harmon Nelson (25) – August 18

1984 Duran Duran keyboardist Nick Rhodes (22) weds Des Moines department store heiress Julie Anne Friedman (25) at London registrar's office – August 18

2012 Former "Martin and Everybody Hates Chris" actress Tichina Arnold (43) weds Rico Hines in Honolulu, Hawaii – August 18

2013 Pro surfer Bethany Hamilton (23) weds boyfriend Adam Dirks in Kauai, Hawaii – August 18

 

1935 French singer Edith Piaf (19) weds Andrew Johnseppe in Belleville, Paris – August 19

1956 Actor Christopher Plummer (26) weds actress Tammy Grimes (22) at Cherokee Castle in Sedalia, Colorado – August 19

1974 Oscar-winning lyricist Tim Rice (29) weds Jane McIntosh – August 19

1993 Actress Kim Basinger weds actor Alec Baldwin – August 19

 

1939 "Rebecca" actress Joan Fontaine (21) weds actor Brian Aherne (37) – August 20

2011 Socialite and model Kim Kardashian (30) weds basketball player Kris Humphries (26) – August 20

2016 Stand-up comedian Chris Hardwick (31) weds actress Lydia Hearst (44) in Pasadena, California – August 20

2016 Olympic figure skater Sasha Cohen (31) weds Tom May in Cape Cod, Massachusetts – August 20

 

1982 U2 lead singer Bono (22) weds activist and businesswoman Ali Hewson (21) – August 21

1993 Lyricist Bernie Taupin weds Strephanie Haymes – August 21

2005 "Strictly Come Dancing" hostess Natasha Kaplinsky (32) weds investment banker Justin Bower at St. Margaret's Church in Somerset, England – August 21

2010 Actor and director Stephen Moyer (41) weds actress Anna Paquin (28) at a private estate in Malibu – August 21

 

1848 Soldier and later US President Ulysses Grant (26) marries Julia Dent – August 22

1925 Prime Minister of Canada Lester B. Pearson (28) weds teacher Maryon Elspeth Moody (23) – August 22

1944 Writer Jack Kerouac (22) weds author Edie Kerouac Parker – August 22

2009 Actress and model Milla Jovovich (36) weds film director Paul W. S. Anderson (47) in Beverly Hills, California – August 22

 

1876 Sharp Shooter Annie Oakley weds traveling show marksman Frank E. Butler – August 23

1962 Musician and member of the Beatles, John Lennon weds Cynthia Powell – August 23

1975 Actress Maggie Smith (40) weds playwright Beverley Cross (44) at the Guildford Register Office in Surrey, England – August 23

2014 Actress Angelina Jolie (39) weds actor and film producer Brad Pitt (50) in Correns, France – August 23

 

1970 Actor Peter Sellers (44) weds model Miranda Quarry – August 24

1987 Actor Patrick Dempsey (21) weds manager Rocky Parker (47) – August 24

1996 Actress-model Vendela (30) weds Norwegian politician Olaf Thommessen (30) in Stockholm, Sweden – August 24

2002 Journalist Bryant Gumbel weds model Hilary Quinlan at Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach, Florida – August 24

 

1870 German composer Richard Wagner (57) weds Franz Liszt's daughter Cosima Liszt (32) – August 25

1928 Architect Frank Lloyd Wright (61) weds dancer and writer Olga Ivanovna – August 25

1941 Jazz musician Billie Holiday (26) weds trombonist Jimmy Monroe – August 25

2000 "Star Trek: The Next Generation" actor Patrick Stewart (60) weds film producer Wendy Neuss (39) in Los Angeles – August 25

 

2006 "Days of our Lives" actor Billy Warlock (45) weds actress Julie Pinson in Las Vegas, Nevada – August 26

2006 2004 X-Factor winner Steve Brookstein (37) weds jazz musician Eileen Hunter at King's College Chapel in Aberdeen, Scotland – August 26

2012 "The Campaign" actress Kate Lang Johnson (28) weds musician Justin Miner at La Venta Inn in Palos Verdes, California – August 26

2012 "Bridesmaids" actor Chris O'Dowd (32) weds British TV presenter Dawn Porter (33) at an intimate ceremony with family and friends in London – August 26

 

1966 American sportscaster Al Michaels (21) weds Linda Stamaton – August 27

2005 Actor Robert Downey Jr (40) weds producer Susan Levin (31) at the Windy Dune Estat in Amagansett, New York – August 27

2011 Oscar winner Sofia Coppola (41) weds vocalist of French indie rock band "Phoenix" Thomas Mars at the family villa, Palazzo Margherita in Bernalda, Italy – August 27

2011 British heiress Petra Ecclestone (22) weds entrepreneur James Stunt at Orsini Odescalchi Castle near City of Rome – August 27

 

1999 Actress Cathy Moriarty (38) weds financier Joseph Gentile – August 28

2004 "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" actress Mariska Hargitay (40) weds actor-writer Peter Hermann (37) – August 28

2007 "Diff'rent Strokes" actor Gary Coleman (40) weds Shannon Price (22) at Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada – August 28

2010 "Pretty Little Liars" actor Chad Lowe (42) weds film producer Kim Painter at Terranea Resort in Los Angeles – August 28

 

1885 Pulitzer Prize-winning American author (Age of Innocence) Edith Jones (23), marries Edward "Teddy" Wharton (36) – August 29

1993 Actress Marlee Matlin (28) weds Kevin Grandalski (28) in New York City – August 29

1998 "Baywatch" actress Traci Bingham (30) weds Robb Vallier at First United Methodist Church in Ames, Iowa – August 29

2009 Retired Denver Bronco's quarterback John Elway (49) weds former Oakland Raiders cheerleader Paige Green – August 29

 

1989 Roman Polanski marries actress Emmanuelle Seigner – August 30

1994 R&B singer R. Kelly (25) weds Aaliyah (15) illegally in Rosemont, Illinois (later annulled) – August 30

2008 "The Sopranos" actor James Gandolfini (46) weds former model Deborah Lin (40) at Central Union Church in Honolulu, Hawaii – August 30

2015 Sum 41 frontman Deryck Whibley (34) weds model Ariana Cooper at Hotel Bel Air in Los Angeles – August 30

 

1940 "Wuthering Heights" actor Laurence Olivier (33) weds "Gone With The Wind" actress Vivien Leigh (26) – August 31

1940 Football player and coach Vince Lombardi (27) weds Marie Planitz – August 31

2010 Actress Leelee Sobieski (27) weds fashion designer Adam Kimmel in Italy – August 31

2014 Singer-songwriter Ashlee Simpson (29) weds "Hunger Games" actor Evan Ross (26) in Greenwich, Connecticut – August 31

Month   -  Day  -  Births  -   Deaths  -   Weddings  -   Divorces

August Social Famous Divorces

1976 Actress Elizabeth Taylor's 6th divorce from actor Richard Burton (their 2nd divorce together) – August 1

1979 Professional boxer George Foreman (30) divorces Cynthia Lewis after more than a year of marriage – August 3

2012 Music legend Stevie Wonder (63) divorces fashion designer Kai Millard Morris due to irreconcilable differences after 11 years of marriage – August 3

2015 Singer Gwen Stefani and musician Gavin Rossdale announce their intention to divorce after nearly 13 years of marriage – August 3

1925 Turkish President Mustafa Kemal Ataturk (44) divorces wife Latife Hanim after 2 years of marriage – August 5

1946 Esta Krakower divorces mobster Bugsy Siegel (40) after 17 years of marriage – August 8

1968 Actor Jack Nicholson (31) divorces Sandra Knight (28) after 6 years of marriage – August 8

1922 Actress Gloria Swanson (23) divorces businessman Herbert K. Somborn after almost 3 years of marriage – August 9

1955 Actress Elizabeth Montgomery (22) divorces socialite Frederick Gallatin Cammann after more than a year of marriage – August 9

2007 Actor Johnathon Schaech (37) divorces actress Christina Applegate (35) due to irreconcilable differences after 4 years of marriage – August 10

1993 Director Oliver Stone files for divorce from Elizabeth – August 11

2011 Rock singer John Mellencamp (59) divorces model Elaine Irwin Mellencamp (41) after 18 years of marriage – August 12

2012 "Basketball Wives" TV personality Evelyn Lozada divorces NFL wide receiver Chad Johnson (34) due to irretrievably broken marriage only 41 days after getting married – August 14

1968 Singer/actor Frank Sinatra and 3rd wife actress Mia Farrow divorce after 2 years of marriage – August 16

2008 Genesis drummer and vocalist Phil Collins (57) divorces Swiss-born Orianne Cevey (35) after six years of marriage – August 17

2008 Actor-comedian Tom Arnold (48) divorces Shelby Roos (35) after six years of marriage – August 19

2011 "My Fair Brady" actress Adrianne Curry (28) divorces "The Brady Bunch" actor Christopher Knight (53) due to irreconcilable differences after 5 years of marriage – August 19

2012 The man known primarily for gatecrashing the White House, Tareq Salahi (42) divorces socialite Michaele Salahi (46) due to adultery, desertion and construction desertion – August 20

1968 Cynthia Lennon sues Beatle member John Lennon for divorce on grounds of adultery – August 22

2011 Actress Melissa Gilbert (47) divorces actor Bruce Boxleitner (61) due to irreconcilable differences after 16 long years of marriage – August 22

2012 "General Hospital" actress Vanessa Marcil (39) divorces actor Carmine Giovinazzo (44) due to irreconcilable differences after 2 years of marriage – August 22

2010 Former Swedish model Elin Nordegren (30) divorces professional golfer Tiger Woods (34) after 6 years of marriage – August 23

1976 Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor (59) divorces her sixth husband, toy inventor Jack Ryan (49) after 1 year of marriage – August 24

2009 American actor Eddie Cibrian (36) divorces TV personality Brandi Glanville (35) due to irreconcilable differences – August 24

1927 Architect Frank Lloyd Wright (60) divorces artist Maude Noel after almost 4 years of marriage – August 26

1953 Jazz musician Ella Fitzgerald (36) divorces bass player Ray Brown (27) after 6 years of marriage – August 28

2009 Blake Fielder-Civil (27) divorces Grammy award-winning singer Amy Winehouse (25) due to adultery after 2 years of marriage – August 28

1988 Julianne Philips files for divorce from Bruce Springsteen – August 30


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Social Famous Calendar - September

Month   -   Day  -   Award Shows  -   Births  -   Deaths  -   Weddings  -   Divorces

September Monthly Social Famous Holidays

Be Kind to Editors & Writers Month

Month   -   Day  -   Award Shows  -   Births  -   Deaths  -   Weddings  -   Divorces

September Daily Social Famous Holidays

Scooby-Doo Day - September 13

Anne Bradstreet Day - September 16 (most prominent of early English poets of North America and first writer in England's North American colonies to be published.)

Batman Day - September 17

Month   -   Day  -   Award Shows  -   Births  -   Deaths  -   Weddings  -   Divorces

September Social Famous Award Shows

Emmy Awards - September 17

Month   -   Day  -   Award Shows  -   Births  -   Deaths  -   Weddings  -   Divorces

September Social Famous Births

1653 Johann Pachelbel, German composer (Canon in D) – September 1

1923 Rocky Marciano, American heavyweight champion boxer (1952-56) – September 1

1957 Gloria Estefan [Fajardo], Cuban-American singer (Miami Sound Machine-Conga) – September 1

1994 Bianca Ryan, American singer – September 1

 

1952 Jimmy Connors, American tennis champion – September 2

1965 Lennox Lewis, heavyweight boxer – September 2

1966 Salma Hayek, Mexican/-American actress (Desparado) – September 2

1974 Daniel Southworth, American actor and stunt performer – September 2

 

1856 Louis Sullivan, American architect (father of skyscrapers) – September 3

1955 Steve Jones, rock guitarist (Sex Pistols) – September 3

1965 Charlie Sheen, [Carlos Estévez], American actor – September 3

1986 Shaun White, snowboarder – September 3

 

1918 Paul Harvey, news commentator – September 4

1946 David Liebman, American saxophonist and flautist – September 4

1974 Carmit Bachar, American musician (Pussycat Dolls) – September 4

1981 Beyoncé Knowles, singer (Destiny's Child) – September 4

 

1638 Louis XIV [Sun King], King of France – September 5

1847 Jesse James, American outlaw, son of a clergyman – September 5

1946 Freddie Mercury, British singer-songwriter (Queen - We are Champions) – September 5

1951 Michael Keaton, actor (Gung Ho, Batman, Beetlejuice), born in Pittsburgh – September 5

 

1888 Joseph P Kennedy, diplomat, father of JFK, RFK & Teddy – September 6

1943 George Roger Waters, English rock bassist and vocalist – September 6

1976 Naomie Harris, American actress – September 6

1987 Ramiele Malubay, American singer – September 6

 

1533 Elizabeth I, Queen of England and Ireland (1558-1603) and daughter of Henry VIII and Anna Boleyn – September 7

1860 Grandma Moses [Anna Maria], American primitive painter (Old Oaken Bucket) – September 7

1926 Ed Warren [Edward Warren Miney], American paranormal investigator (Amityville haunting) – September 7

1936 Buddy Holly [Charles Holley], American musician – September 7

 

1157 Richard I [Richard the Lion Hearted], King of England (1189-99) – September 8

1925 Peter Sellers, English actor and comedian – September 8

1932 Patsy Cline, American country singer – September 8

1979 Pink [Alecia Beth Moore], American singer – September 8

 

1828 Leo Tolstoy [Lev Nikolayevich], Russian novelist (War and Peace) – September 9

1890 Colonel Harland Sanders, American founder of Kentucky Fried Chicken – September 9

1966 Adam Sandler, actor, comedian – September 9

1987 Joshua Herdman, English actor – September 9

 

1801 Marie Laveau, American Voodoo practitioner (d. 1881) – September 10

1929 Arnold Palmer, American golfing great (4x Masters), born in Latrobe – September 10

1960 Colin Firth, English actor – September 10

1988 Jordan Staal, Canadian ice hockey player – September 10

 

1916 Ed Sabol, American filmmaker (NFL Films) – September 11

1967 Harry Connick Jr, singer – September 11

1985 Shaun Livingston, American basketball player – September 11

1985 Zack Stortini, Canadian ice hockey player – September 11

 

1944 Barry White, singer (Love's Theme) – September 12

1973 Paul Walker, American actor – September 12

1981 Jennifer Hudson, American actress and singer – September 12

1986 Emmy Rossum, American actress and singer – September 12

 

1806 Moritz Ganz, composer, German composer and cellist – September 13

1857 Milton S. Hershey, American chocolate tycoon – September 13

1916 Roald Dahl, British author (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The BFG) – September 13

1977 Fiona Apple, American singer – September 13

 

1935 Fujio Akatsuka, Japanese cartoonist – September 14

1947 Sam Neill, New Zealand actor – September 14

1983 Amy Winehouse, British singer (Stronger Than Me, Rehab), born in London (d. 2011) – September 14

1989 Jesse James, American actor – September 14

 

1789 James Fenimore Cooper, 1st major American novelist (Last of Mohicans) – September 15

1890 Agatha Christie, English crime writer – September 15

1961 Dan Marino, NFL quarterback (Miami Dolphins), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – September 15

1986 Heidi Montag, American reality television star – September 15

 

1925 B.B. King, blues guitarist and singer (Thrill is Gone) – September 16

1956 David Copperfield [Kotkin], American magician – September 16

1981 Alexis Bledel, American actress (Gilmore Girls) – September 16

1992 Nick Jonas, American singer – September 16

 

1923 Hank Williams, American country singer – September 17

1931 Anne Bancroft, actress (Graduate, Miracle Worker) – September 17

1963 Amy Roloff, American reality star – September 17

1985 Jon Walker, American musician (Panic at the Disco) – September 17

 

1933 Scotty Bowman, NHL player/coach – September 18

1961 James Gandolfini, American actor (Tony Soprano) – September 18

1971 Lance Armstrong, American road cyclist (7 Tour de France wins) – September 18

1971 Jada Pinkett Smith, American actress – September 18

 

1948 Jeremy Irons, actor (Reversal of Fortune, The Lion King) – September 19

1949 Twiggy Lawson, [Leslie Hornby], England – September 19

1974 Jimmy Fallon, American actor and comedian – September 19

1981 Scott Bradlee, American musician and arranger (Postmodern Jukebox) – September 19

 

1878 Upton Beall Sinclair, US writer (Jungle) – September 20

1948 George R. R. Martin, American fantasy and sci-fi author (A Song of Ice and Fire) – September 20

1951 Guy Lafleur, Canadian NHL right wing – September 20

1990 John Tavares, Canadian ice hockey player – September 20

 

1866 H. G. Wells, English sci-fi author (War of the Worlds, Kipps) – September 21

1934 Leonard Cohen, Canadian writer and singer-songwriter (Death of Ladies Man) – September 21

1947 Stephen King, American sci-fi and horror author (Carrie, Shining, Kujo) – September 21

1950 Bill Murray, American actor and comedian (Saturday Night Live, Ghostbusters) – September 21

 

1515 Anne of Cleves, Queen of England and 4th wife of Henry VIII – September 22

1957 Nick Cave, Australian singer-songwriter – September 22

1958 Andrea Bocelli, Italian tenor – September 22

1987 Tom Felton, English Actor – September 22

 

1869 Mary Mallon, Irish-American patient ('Typhoid Mary') 1st person in the US known to be immune to typhoid – September 23

1926 John Coltrane, jazz saxophonist and composer – September 23

1930 Ray Charles [Robinson], American singer and pianist (Georgia) – September 23

1949 Bruce Springsteen, [Boss] – September 23

 

1896 F. Scott Fitzgerald, American author – September 24

1936 Jim Henson, muppeteer (Sesame Street, Muppet Show) – September 24

1948 Phil Hartman, Canadian-American actor (SNL, Peewee's Playhouse) – September 24

1982 Paul Hamm, American gymnast – September 24

 

1944 Michael Douglas, American actor – September 25

1952 Christopher Reeve, American actor (Superman, Somewhere in Time) – September 25

1968 Will Smith [The Fresh Prince], American actor and rapper – September 25

1969 Catherine Zeta Jones, Welsh actress (Christopher Columbus) – September 25

 

1888 T. S. Eliot, poet (The Waste Land), dramatist and critic (Nobel Prize 1948) – September 26

1948 Olivia Newton-John, singer – September 26

1965 Jill Soloway, American writer and director – September 26

1981 Serena Williams, American tennis star (38 major titles) – September 26

 

1964 Stephan Jenkins, American singer (Third Eye Blind) – September 27

1972 Gwyneth Paltrow, actress (Pallbearer, Emma, Hard Eight) – September 27

1982 Lil Wayne, American rapper – September 27

1984 Avril Lavigne, Canadian singer-songwriter – September 27

 

1909 Al Capp, [Alfred Gerald Caplin], cartoonist (Li'l Abner) – September 28

1964 Janeane Garofalo, American comedienne (SNL, Truth about Cats & Dogs) – September 28

1968 Naomi Watts, British actress (21 Grams) – September 28

1987 Hilary Duff, actress and singer (Lizzie McGuire) – September 28

 

1904 Greer Garson, British actress (Mrs Miniver) – September 29

1935 Jerry Lee Lewis, American country singer (Whole Lotta Shakin') – September 29

1970 Emily Lloyd, actress (Wish You Were Here, In Country) – September 29

1986 Benoît Pouliot, Canadian ice hockey player – September 29

 

1917 Buddy Rich, American jazz drummer and band leader – September 30

1928 Elie Wiesel, Jewish Auschwitz survivor and author (Night) – September 30

1975 Marion Cotillard, French actress (Édith Piaf-La Vie en Rose, Rust and Bone) – September 30

1984 T-Pain, American rapper/singer – September 30

Month   -   Day  -   Award Shows  -   Births  -   Deaths  -   Weddings  -   Divorces

September Social Famous Deaths

1557 Jacques Cartier, French explorer – September 1

1715 Louis XIV, the sun king of France (1643-1715) – September 1

1838 William Clark, American explorer, soldier, Indian agent and territorial governor – September 1

2006 Bob O'Connor, mayor of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – September 1

 

490 BC Pheidippides, Greek hero and inspiration for the modern marathon – September 2

1973 J. R. R. Tolkien, British author (The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings), dies of an ulcer at 81 – September 2

2005 Bob Denver, American actor (Gilligan's Island) – September 2

2015 Donny Conn, American musician (The Playmates) – September 2

 

1658 Oliver Cromwell, English general – September 3

1970 Vince Lombardi, football coach (Packers) – September 3

1991 Frank Capra, American film director – September 3

1995 Mary Adshead, muralist/painter, dies at 91 – September 3

 

1986 Hank Greenberg "Hammerin' Hank", American MLB player – September 4

1990 Irene Dunne, actress (5 oscars) – September 4

2006 Steve Irwin, Australian naturalist and TV personality (The Crocodile Hunter) – September 4

2014 Joan Rivers, American comedienne – September 4

1877 Crazy Horse [Tashunka Witko], last great Sioux war chief, dies at 37 – September 5

1988 Gert Froebe, actor (Lover's Wood, Upper Hand) – September 5

1997 Mother Teresa [Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu], Albanian born Indian nun – September 5

2015 Patricia Canning Todd, American tennis player – September 5

 

1952 Gertrude Lawrence, English actress – September 6

1984 Ernest Tubb, singer (Grand Ole Opry) – September 6

1990 Tom Fogerty, rocker (Creedence Clearwater) – September 6

2007 Luciano Pavarotti, Italian tenor, dies at 71 – September 6

 

1978 Keith Moon, rock drummer (Who), dies of drug overdose at 31 – September 7

2003 Warren Zevon, American musician (b. 1947) – September 7

2010 Barbara Holland, American writer (b. 1933) – September 7

2016 Cary Blanchard, American NFL kicker (Indianapolis Colts), dies of a heart attack at 47 – September 7

 

1991 Alex North, music composer – September 8

1993 Lorin "Whitey" Harrison, surfer – September 8

2004 Frank Thomas, American animator – September 8

2016 Prince Buster [Cecil Campbell], Jamaican-born reggae musician and producer – September 8

 

1993 David Tendlar, animator (Betty Boop) – September 9

1997 Burgess Meredith, actor (Penguin-Batman, Rocky) – September 9

2014 Denny Miller, American actor – September 9

2014 Robert 'Trob' Young, Scottish musician – September 9

 

1970 Cy Denneny, Canadian ice hockey hall of famer – September 10

2007 Jane Wyman, American actress – September 10

2012 Lance LeGault, American actor – September 10

2014 Richard Kiel, American actor, dies from a heart attack at 74 – September 10

 

1972 Max Fleischer, American animator – September 11

1981 Frank McHugh, actor (Dawn Patrol, Going My Way) – September 11

1987 Lorne Greene, actor (Bonanza, Battlestar Galactica) – September 11

2014 Bob Crewe, American songwriter and producer – September 11

 

1992 Anthony Perkins, actor (Psycho) – September 12

2000 Stanley Turrentine, American jazz saxophonist – September 12

2003 Johnny Cash, American country singer – September 12

2011 Alexander Galimov, Russian ice hockey player (b. 1985) – September 12

 

1959 Gilbert Adrian, costume designer, dies of heart attack at 56 – September 13

1994 Kaleria Fadicheva, ballerina, dies at 58 – September 13

1996 Tupac Shakur, American rapper and actor (Juice, Bullet), dies of internal bleeding after a drive by shooting at 25 – September 13

2015 Gary Richrath, American guitarist and songwriter – September 13

 

1836 Aaron Burr, 3rd US Vice President (D-R: 1801-05) who killed Alexander Hamilton in a pistol due, dies at 80 – September 14

1964 Mary Howe, American composer and pianist – September 14

1982 Grace Kelly, princess of Monaco, dies in a car crash at 52 – September 14

2009 Patrick Swayze, American actor, dancer, and songwriter – September 14

 

1986 Virginia Gregg, actress (Little Women) – September 15

2000 Vincent Canby, American movie critic – September 15

2004 Johnny Ramone, American lead guitarist of the punk rock band The Ramones – September 15

2011 Frances Bay, Canadian actress – September 15

 

1992 Duke Robbins, entertainer – September 16

1996 Gene Nelson, actor/dancer – September 16

2009 Mary Travers, American folk singer (Peter Paul & Mary) – September 16

2016 Edward Albee, American playwright (Who's Afraid of Virgina Woolf?) – September 16

 

1985 Laura Ashley, Welsh fashion designer, businesswoman and co-founder of Laura Ashley – September 17

1989 Jay Stewart, annoucer on Lets Make a Deal, commits suicide – September 17

2013 Marvin Rainwater, American country and rockabilly singer – September 17

2016 Charmian Carr, American actress (The Sound of Music) – September 17

 

1949 Frank Morgan, actor (Wizard of Oz) – September 18

1970 Jimi Hendrix, American rock guitarist (Purple Haze), dies of a drug overdose at 27 – September 18

2012 Steve Sabol, American filmmaker – September 18

2013 Richard C Sarafian, American actor/director – September 18

 

1995 Orville Redenbacher, American popcorn magnate, drowns in bathtub at 88 – September 19

1999 Ed Cobb, American musician, song-writer and producer – September 19

2006 Martha Holmes, American photographer – September 19

2015 Jackie Collins, British-American author – September 19

 

1863 Jacob Grimm, German philologist, folklorist and editor of "Grimm's Fairy Tales" – September 20

1994 Jule Styne, Broadway composer – September 20

2010 Leonard Skinner, American high school gym teacher; namesake of rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd – September 20

2015 Jack Larson, playwright and actor (Jimmy Olsen-Superman) – September 20

1974 Jacqueline Susann, author (Valley of the Dolls) – September 21

1995 Irven Spence, animator, dies at 86 – September 21

2007 Alice Ghostley, American actress – September 21

2016 John D. Loudermilk, American country singer and songwriter – September 21

 

1776 Nathan Hale, US captain/patriot/spy, hanged by the British for spying at 21 – September 22

1989 Irving Berlin [Israel Isidore Baline], American composer and lyricist – September 22

1999 George C. Scott, American actor – September 22

2015 Yogi Berra [Lawrence Peter Berra], American baseball catcher, coach and manager – September 22

 

1939 Sigmund Freud, Austrian neurologist and creator of psychoanalysis – September 23

1973 Pablo Neruda, [N R R Basoalto], poet (100 Love Sonnets) – September 23

2006 Etta Baker, American blues guitarist – September 23

2008 Peter Leonard, Australian journalist – September 23

 

1978 Ruth Etting, US dancer/singer – September 24

1991 Theodore Geisel (Dr. Seuss), children's author – September 24

2003 Lyle Bettger, American actor – September 24

2016 Bill Nunn, American actor – September 24

 

1974 Coco the Clown, [Nikolai Poliakoff], dies at 73 – September 25

1987 Mary Astor, actress (Cynthia, Meet Me in St Louis, Fiesta) – September 25

2006 Sofia Muratova, Russian Olympic gold winning Gymnast – September 25

2012 Andy Williams, American singer – September 25

 

1820 Daniel Boone, frontiersman – September 26

1902 Levi Strauss, American clothing manufacturer – September 26

2008 Paul Newman, American actor – September 26

2010 Gloria Stuart, American actress dies from respiratory failure at 100 – September 26

 

1965 Clara Bow, US actress – September 27

1997 Walter Trampler, American violist – September 27

2011 Johnny "Country" Mathis, American country singer – September 27

2013 Jay Robinson, American actor – September 27

 

1891 Herman Melville, American writer (Billy Budd, Moby-Dick) – September 28

1953 Edwin Hubble, American astronomer, first to announce existence of other galaxies – September 28

1991 Miles Davis, jazz trumpeter – September 28

2016 Gloria Naylor, American author – September 28

 

1967 Carson McCullers, US author (Heart is a Lonely Hunter) – September 29

1988 Charles Addams, cartoonist (Addams Family) – September 29

2010 Greg Giraldo, American comedian – September 29

2013 L. C. Greenwood, American football player, dies from kidney failure at 67 – September 29

 

1948 Edith Roosevelt, First Lady of the United States – September 30

2004 Michael Relph, British film producer and director – September 30

2012 Barbara Ann Scott, Canadian figure skater – September 30

2016 Oscar Brand, Canadian-born American folk vocalist – September 30

Month   -   Day  -   Award Shows  -   Births  -   Deaths  -   Weddings  -   Divorces

September Social Famous Weddings

1730 US Founding Father Benjamin Franklin establishes a common-law marriage with Deborah Read – September 1

1945 Author Kurt Vonnegut Jr. (23) weds childhood sweetheart Jane Marie Cox – September 1

1986 Actress Whoopi Goldberg (30) weds cinematographer David Claessen – September 1

2001 Singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder (51) marries for second time fashion designer Kai Millard Morris – September 1

 

1978 Singer Gloria Estefan (21) weds musician and producer Emilio Estefan (25) – September 2

1989 NBA basketball star Michael Jordan (26) weds Juanita Vanoy (30) at the Little White Chapel in Las Vegas – September 2

1995 Actor Charlie Sheen (30) weds model Donna Peele (25) in Malibu, California – September 2

2000 "The Backstreet Boys" lead vocalist Brian Littrell (25) weds actress Leighanne Wallace (31) at Peachtree Christian Church in Atlanta, Georgia – September 2

 

1921 American author and journalist Ernest Hemingway (22) marries 1st wife Hadley Richardson (29) – September 3

1977 "I Dream of Jeannie" actress Barbara Eden (43) weds Charles Donald Fegert – September 3

2000 "Will & Grace" actress Debra Messing (32) weds actor-screenwriter Daniel Zelman (33) – September 3

2007 Actor Tobey Maguire (32) weds jewelry designer Jennifer Meyer (30) – September 3

 

1988 Actor Kevin Bacon marries actress Kyra Sedgwick – September 4

1998 "Sex and The City" actress Kim Cattrall (42) weds audio designer Mark Levinson – September 4

2009 Singer and actress Christina Milian (27) weds singer-songwriter The-Dream (31) at the Little White Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada – September 4

2011 Fashion model and designer Lauren Bush (28) weds David Lauren (40), son of fashion designer Ralph Lauren at the 17,000 acre farm in Colorado – September 4

 

1959 Motorcycle daredevil Evel Knievel (20) weds Linda Joan Bork – September 5

1987 Actor Steven Seagal (36) weds actress Kelly LeBrock (27) – September 5

1992 Rock singer John Mellencamp (40) weds model Elaine Irwin Mellencamp (23) in Indiana – September 5

2015 Actress Erika Christensen (33) weds cyclist Cole Maness – September 5

 

1997 "Desperate Housewives" actress Felicity Huffman (34) weds "Fargo" actor William H. Macy (47) in Woody Creek, Colorado – September 6

2008 Singer KT Tunstall (33) weds drummer Luke Bullen in a marquee overlooking the Atlantic Ocean on the Isle of Skye – September 6

2013 Actor Josh Charles (41) weds ballet dancer and author Sophie Flack at a private residence in Manhattan, New York City – September 6

2014 Actress Katie Leclerc (27) weds long-time boyfriend Brian Stuart Habecost in Palm Springs, California – September 6

 

1943 "Gilda" actress Rita Hayworth (24) weds actor-director Orson Welles (28) – September 7

1984 Actress-singer Janet Jackson (18) weds fellow R&B singer James DeBarge (21) – September 7

1991 US actor Harry Hamlin weds actress Nicollette Sheridan – September 7

2013 Actor Patrick Stewart (72) weds singer Sunny Ozell (35) – September 7

 

1864 Business magnate John D. Rockefeller (25) weds abolitionist Laura Spelman (24) – September 8

1973 Ice hockey star Bobby Orr (25) weds speech therapist Peggy Wood – September 8

2012 "How I Met Your Mother" actress Cobie Smulders (30) weds "Saturday Night Live" actor Taran Killam (30) – September 8

2014 Actress Ashley Tisdale (29) weds singer Christopher French – September 8

 

1979 Yusef Islam (Cat Stevens) weds Fouzia Ali at Kensington Mosque – September 9

1995 Ice Skater Nancy Kerrigan (25) weds her agent Jerry Solomon (41) – September 9

2004 'N Sync singer Joey Fatone (27) weds Kelly Baldwin (27) – September 9

2012 "Gossip Girl" actress Blake Lively (25) weds "Green Lantern" actor Ryan Reynolds (35) – September 9

 

1961 Baseball player Ted Williams marries model Lee Howard (divorced 1967) – September 10

1966 Actor John Lithgow (20) weds Jean Taynton – September 10

2013 TV personality Holly Madison (33) weds Insomniac Events founder Pasquale Rotella in a fairytale wedding at Disneyland – September 10

2016 Actress and singer Anna Camp (33) weds Pitch Perfect co-star Skylar Astin (29) in a vineyard wedding at Sunstone Winery in Santa Ynez, California – September 10

 

1930 Mystery writer Agatha Christie (39) weds archaeologist Max Mallowan (26) – September 11

1993 Country singer Merle Haggard (56) weds fifth wife Theresa Ann Lane at his ranch near Redding, California – September 11

1999 Actress Jenny McCarthy (26) weds actor-director John Mallory Asher (28) in the Crystal Gardens at the Beverly Hills Hotel – September 11

2016 The Munsters actor Butch Patrick (63) weds Leila Murray at the Macon Roadhouse in Macon, Missouri – September 11

 

1846 Poet and playwright Robert Browning (34) weds fellow poet Elizabeth Barrett (40) at Marylebone Church in London – September 12

1908 Politician Winston Churchill marries Clementine Hozier – September 12

1953 American Senator John F. Kennedy (36) weds Jacqueline Bouvier (24) – September 12

2009 Platinum-selling rock band "3 Doors Down" lead singer Brad Arnold weds horseback rider Jennifer Sanderford – September 12

 

1975 Novelist Danielle Steel (28) weds Danny Zugelder in the prison canteen – September 13

1981 Television producer Lorne Michaels (36) weds model Susan Forristal – September 13

1998 "Spice Girls" pop singer Melanie Brown (23) weds Jimmy Gulzar – September 13

2014 Paper Crown fashion designer Lauren Conrad (28) weds musician William Tell (34) – September 13

 

1984 Stage and screen actor Gene Wilder (51) weds "Saturday Night Live" actress-comedian Gilda Radner (38) – September 14

2002 No Doubt lead vocalist Gwen Stefani (42) weds lead singer and rhythm guitarist "Bush" Gavin Rossdale (46) – September 14

2008 Actor George Takei (68) weds Brad Altman – September 14

2013 Singer-songwriter John Legend (34) weds model Chrissy Teigen (27) – September 14

 

1951 Actor Peter Sellers (26) weds actress Anne Howe – September 15

1957 Country music legend Patsy Cline (25) weds linotype operator Charles Dick (23) – September 15

1981 Professional boxer George Foreman (32) weds Sharon Goodson – September 15

2012 "The Black Keys" drummer Patrick Carney (32) weds Emily Ward – September 15

 

1990 101 year old Sam Ackerman weds 95 year old Eva – September 16

1991 Country singer Willie Nelson (58) weds Annie D'Angelo – September 16

1995 Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking (53) weds nurse Elaine Mason – September 16

2006 Blues guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd (29) weds Mel Gibson's daughter Hannah Gibson – September 16

 

1942 Ice hockey player Maurice Richard (20) weds Lucille Norchet (17) – September 17

1994 "Stone Temple Pilots" lead singer Scott Weiland (26) weds Janina Castenada – September 17

2011 Actor and film producer David Clayton Rogers (34) weds actress Sally Pressman (31) at Bacara Resort and Spa in Santa Barbara, California – September 17

2016 Olympian and professional road racing cyclist Philip Deignan (33) weds fellow road racing cyclist Lizzie Armitstead (26) in Otley, England – September 17

 

1955 Actress-singer Debbie Reynolds (23) weds singer Eddie Fisher (27) – September 18

2004 Pop star Britney Spears (22) weds rapper-dancer Kevin Federline (26) – September 18

2009 Grammy-winning rock-folk singer Lucinda Williams (56) weds manager Tom Overby at First Avenue in Minneapolis – September 18

2010 Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder (45) weds model Jill McCormick (32) – September 18

 

1945 Actress Shirley Temple (17) weds actor John Agar (24) – September 19

1998 "Full House" actor John Stamos (35) weds supermodel Rebecca Romijn (25) – September 19

1999 Chinese martial artist Jet Li (36) weds actress Nina Li Chi (37) – September 19

2009 "500 Days of Summer" actress Zooey Deschanel (29) weds "Death Cab for Cutie" singer Ben Gibbard (33) – September 19

 

2002 "Matrix" actor Laurence Fishburne (41) weds actress Gina Torres (33) at The Cloisters museum in New York City – September 20

2002 "The Monkees" lead vocalist Micky Dolenz (57) weds Donna Quinter in Calabasas, California – September 20

2003 "Will & Grace" actress Megan Mullally (44) weds actor Nick Offerman (32) in Los Angeles – September 20

2012 Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah's daughter Princess Hajah Hafizah Sururul Bolkiah (32) weds Pengiran Haji Muhammad Ruzaini (29) at the Throne Hall of Istana Nurul Iman palace in Brunei – September 20

 

1996 Supermodel Christie Brinkey marries for 4th time to Peter Cook – September 21

1996 Elder son of U.S. President John F. Kennedy and magazine publisher John F. Kennedy Jr. (35) weds Caroline Bisset (30) – September 21

2013 US billionaire investor and active supporter of liberal political causes George Soros (83) weds health care and education consultant Tamiko Bolton (42) – September 21

2013 Golden Globe-winning actor Andy Samberg (35) weds singer-songwriter Joanna Newsom (31) – September 21

 

1940 "Adventures of Superman" actor George Reeves (26) weds Ellanora Needles – September 22

1973 Cartoonist Charles M. Schulz (50) weds Jean Forsyth Clyde – September 22

2007 "Desperate Housewives" actor Ricardo Chavira (36) weds longtime girlfriend Marcea Dietzel in San Antonio, Texas – September 22

2008 TV personality and glamour model Kendra Wilkinson (24) weds Philadelphia Eagles NFL player Hank Baskett (26) – September 22

 

1989 Tennis Ace Zina Garrison (25) weds businessman Willard Jackson (25) – September 23

1996 Actor-comedian Jim Carrey (35) weds "Dumb and Dumber" actress Lauren Holly (33) in Malibu – September 23

1996 Oscar-nominated actor of "The Buddy Holly Story" Gary Busey (52) weds former stuntwoman from Dallas Tiani Warden (29) – September 23

2012 Actor Antonio Sabato Jr. (40) weds singer-songwriter Cheryl Moana Marie – September 23

 

2005 Actor Ashton Kutcher (27) weds actress Demi Moore (42) – September 24

2005 "King of Queens" actor-comedian Patton Oswalt (36) weds writer Michelle McNamara – September 24

2011 Model and actress Molly Sims (38) weds film producer Scott Stuber – September 24

2012 "Sugar Ray" singer Mark McGrath (44) weds longtime love Carin Kingsland (39) – September 24

 

1873 Frontiersman and gunfighter Wild Bill Hickok supposedly marries Calamity Jane – September 25

1954 "Roman Holiday" actress Audrey Hepburn (25) weds actor Mel Ferrer (37) – September 25

1965 Novelist Danielle Steel (18) weds banker Claude-Eric Lazard – September 25

2010 PayPal founder Elon Musk (39) weds actress Talulah Riley (24) – September 25

 

1986 Fashion designer Calvin Klein (43) weds socialite Kelly Rector – September 26

2009 Actress and model Jaime Pressly (35) weds entertainment lawyer Simran Singh (33) – September 26

2009 "Half and Half" actress Essence Atkins (37) weds football free safety Jaime Mendez (38) – September 26

2009 "American Idol" runner-up Justin Guarini (30) weds Reina Capodici (27) – September 26

 

1945 Actor Richard Cromwell (35) weds actress Angela Lansbury (19) – September 27

2008 Actress and singer Scarlett Johansson (23) weds film actor Ryan Reynolds (31) – September 27

2009 Businesswoman and TV personality Khloe Kardashian (28) weds NBA basketball forward Lamar Odom (32) – September 27

2014 Actor George Clooney (53) weds lawyer Amal Alamuddin (36) – September 27

 

1936 "Marx Brothers" comedian Harpo Marx (47) weds "Million Dollar Legs" actress Susan Fleming (28) – September 28

1956 Russian President Boris Yeltsin (25) weds Naina Girina (24) – September 28

1997 Actor Chad Lowe (29) weds actress Hilary Swank (23) – September 28

2008 American tennis player Mardy Fish (26) weds "Deal or No Deal" model Stacey Gardner – September 28

 

1930 Singer and actor Bing Crosby marries Dixie Lee – September 29

2012 Academy Award-winning actress Anne Hathaway (29) weds actor-turned-jewelry designer Adam Shulman (31) – September 29

2012 "Fall Out Boy" lead singer Patrick Stump (28) weds longtime girlfriend Elisa Yao – September 29

2012 "The Lovely Bones" actor Stanley Tucci (52) formally weds British literary agent Felicity Blunt – September 29

 

1968 Jazz musician Miles Davis (42) weds singer Betty Mabry (23) – September 30

1978 Actress Meryl Streep (29) weds sculptor Don Gummer (31) – September 30

2006 Actress Amanda Peet (34) weds screenwriter David Benioff (36) – September 30

2011 Paramore bassist Jeremy Davis (26) weds TV host and actress Kathryn Camsey – September 30

Month   -   Day  -   Award Shows  -   Births  -   Deaths  -   Weddings  -   Divorces

September Social Famous Divorces

1960 Actress Tammy Grimes (26) divorces actor Christopher Plummer (30) after 4 years of marriage – September 2

2010 Pop singer Cheryl Cole (27) divorces England soccer player Ashley Cole (29) due to unreasonable behavior after 3 and a half years of marriage – September 3

1980 Lawyer Kathleen St. Johns divorces best-selling author Michael Crichton (37) after nearly 2 years of marriage – September 5

1949 Actress Janet Leigh (22) divorces Stanley Reames after 4 years of marriage – September 7

2009 90s pop sensation singer Peter Andre (36) divorces glamour model Katie Price (31) due to unreasonable behaviour after 3 years of marriage – September 8

1977 TV's Rhoda gets divorced – September 11

1974 Singer-composer Quincy Jones Jr (28) divorces actress Ulla Andersson (41) after 5 years of marriage – September 13

1962 Actress Janet Leigh (35) divorces actor Tony Curtis (37) after after 10 years of marriage – September 14

1984 Film director John Carpenter (36) and actress Adrienne Barbeau (39) divorce after 5 years of marriage – September 14

1994 Princess Christina separates – September 17

1969 Actor Rod Taylor (39) divorces model Mary Hilem after 5 years of marriage – September 18

1972 Actor Phil Hartman (23) divorces Gretchen Lewis after 2 years of marriage – September 19

2016 Actress Angelina Jolie (41) files for divorce from fellow actor Brad Pitt (52) citing irreconcilable differences – September 19

1951 Actor Jackie Coogan (36) divorces Ann McCormack after 5 years of marriage – September 20

1983 Actor James Woods (36) divorces costume designer Kathryn Morrison after 3 years of marriage – September 20

1995 Actor and host Wayne Brady (23) divorces Diana Lasso after almost 2 years of marriage – September 21

2000 Actress Patsy Kensit (32) divorces Oasis singer Liam Gallagher (28) due to unreasonable behavior after 3 years of marriage – September 22

1915 Film producer Samuel Goldwyn (33) divorces first wife Blanche Lasky after 5 years of marriage – September 23

2011 Actress Lisa Linde (39) divorces "Xmen" actor James Marsden (38) due to irreconcilable differences after 11 years of marriage – September 23

2016 Actress Naomi Watts and actor Liv Schreiber announce their separation after 11 years together – September 26

1937 Martha Raye divorces Bud Westmore – September 28

2011 "House M.D." actress Olivia Wilde (26) divorces Italian prince Tao Ruspoli (35) due to irreconcilable differences after 8 years of marriage – September 29

1938 Jazz musician Louis Armstrong (37) divorces pianist Lil Armstrong (40) after more than 14 years of marriage – September 30

2010 "CSI: Miami" actor Eddie Cibrian (36) divorces actress Brandi Glanville (37) due to irreconcilable differences after eight years of marriage – September 30


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Social Famous Calendar - October

Month   -   Week  -   Day  -  Births  -   Deaths  -   Weddings  -   Divorces

October Monthly Social Famous Holidays

American Magazine Month

Month   -   Week  -   Day  -  Births  -   Deaths  -   Weddings  -   Divorces

October Weekly Social Famous Holidays

Great Books Week - October 7-13 (First Full Week of October)

Month   -   Week  -   Day  -  Births  -   Deaths  -   Weddings  -   Divorces

October Daily Social Famous Holidays

International Music Day - October 1

Jackie Mayer Rehab Day - October 6 (a former Miss Ohio 1962 and Miss America 1963 and currently travels the United States as a motivational speaker, noted for her recovery from a near-fatal stroke suffered at age 28.)

Spider-Man Day - October 14

I Love Lucy Day - October 15

Black Poetry Day - October 19 (Third Friday in October)

TV Talk Show Host Day - October 23

Chucky, The Notorious Killer Doll Day - October 25

International Artists Day - October 25

Month   -   Week  -   Day  -  Births  -   Deaths  -   Weddings  -   Divorces

October Social Famous Births

1930 Richard Harris, Irish actor (Man Called Horse) and singer (MacArthur Park), born in Limerick, Ireland (d. 2002) – October 1

1935 Julie Andrews, British actress and singer (Sound of Music, Mary Poppins), born in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey – October 1

1936 Stella Stevens, Yazoo City Miss, actress (Girls! Girls!, Manitou) – October 1

1939 Geoffrey Whitehead, English actor – October 1

1947 Stephen Collins, actor (Star Trek I, Tattingers), born in Des Moines, Iowa – October 1

1950 Randy Quaid, actor (Midnight Express, Vacation, Saturday Night Live), born in Houston, Texas – October 1

1950 Jeane Manson, American singer and actress – October 1

1954 Richard Schlesinger, news correspondent (CBS, 48 Hours), born in NYC, New York – October 1

1957 Stelios Mainas, Greek actor – October 1

1958 Michelle Bauer, [Medvitz], California, actress (One Million Heels BC) – October 1

1961 Robert Rey, Brazilian-American plastic surgeon and television personality – October 1

1963 Beth Chamberlin, Danville Vt, actress (Beth Spaulding-Guiding Light) – October 1

1964 Harry Hill, British comedian – October 1

1965 Cindy Margolis, American model and actress, born in Los Angeles, California – October 1

1965 Ted King, American Actor – October 1

1966 Christopher Titus, American actor/comedian – October 1

1968 Jay Underwood, American actor (The Boy Who Could Fly), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota – October 1

1969 Zach Galifianakis, American actor (The Hangover, Birdman) born in Wilkesboro, North Carolina – October 1

1974 Christian Borle, American actor – October 1

1976 Kona Cormack, playmate (Feb, 1996), born in Honolulu, Hawaii – October 1

1978 Leticia Cline, American model and TV Personality – October 1

1986 Jurnee Smollett, American actress – October 1

1987 Hiroki Aiba, Japanese actor, singer – October 1

1988 Cariba Heine, Australian actress – October 1

1989 Brie Larson [Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers], actress (Room), singer and director, born in Sacramento, California – October 1

1990 Charlie McDonnell, British YouTube Personality – October 1

 

1890 Groucho Marx, [Julius], comedian (Marx Bros, You Bet Your Life), born in NYC, New York – October 2

1895 Bud Abbott, Asbury Pk NJ, comedian (Abbott & Costello) – October 2

1907 William Marshall, producer/director/actor/singer (Blackmail) – October 2

1914 Charles Drake, Bayside actor (Air Force, Glenn Miller Story), born in NYC, New York – October 2

1919 Shirley Clarke, film director – October 2

1929 Moses Gunn, actor (Amityville II, Good Times, Shaft), born in St Louis, Missouri – October 2

1938 Rex Reed, movie critic/actor (Myra Breckinridge), born in Fort Worth, Texas – October 2

1938 Waheed Murad, Pakistani film actor and director (d. 1983) – October 2

1942 Steve Sabol, American filmmaker (35 Emmy awards, founder of NFL Films), born in Moorestown, New Jersey (d. 2012) – October 2

1943 Anna Ford, British broadcaster/actress (Secret Policeman's Ball) – October 2

1943 Henri SZEPS, Lausanne Switzerland, actor (Mother & Son) – October 2

1948 Avery Brooks, Evansville Ind, actor (Spenser for Hire, Deep Space 9) – October 2

1948 Persis Khambatta, Bombay, India, actress (Star Trek, Megaforce) – October 2

1951 Romina Power, daughter of Tyrone Power/actress (Justine), born in Los Angeles, California – October 2

1951 Sting, [Gordon Sumner], rock vocalist (Police-Roxanne)/actor (Dune) – October 2

1954 Lani O'Grady, Walnut Creek California, actress (Mary-8 is Enough) – October 2

1954 Lorraine Bracco, actress (Sopranos, Goodfellas), born in Brooklyn, New York – October 2

1955 Kathryn Morrison playmate (May, 1978), born in Long Beach, California – October 2

1957 Kimberly Herrin, playmate (March, 1981), born in Santa Barbara, California – October 2

1962 Esai Morales, American actor (Bad Boys, La Bamba), born in New York City, New York – October 2

1964 Sherry Arnett, playmate (Jan, 1986), born in St Louis, Missouri – October 2

1965 Jill Powell, actress (Marcy-As The World Turns), born in Jacksonville, Florida – October 2

1970 Kelly Ripa, actress (Hayley Vaughan-All My Children), born in Statford, New Jersey – October 2

1973 Efren Ramirez, American actor – October 2

1986 Camilla Belle, American actress (Rip Girls), born in Los Angeles, California – October 2

1993 Tara Lynne Barr, American actress – October 2

 

1880 Warner Oland, Umea Sweden, actor (Jazz Singer, Charlie Chan) – October 3

1899 Gertrude Berg, Harlem actress (Molly Goldberg-Goldbergs), born in NYC, New York – October 3

1934 Madlyn Rhue, actress (Bracken's World, Executive Suite), born in Washington, D.C. – October 3

1940 Alan O'Day, rocker, born in Hollywood, California (d. 2013) – October 3

1946 Bob Dotson, newscaster (Primetime Sunday), born in St Louis, Missouri – October 3

1956 Hart Bochner, actor (Aron-East of Eden, Supergirl, Die Hard), born in Toronto, Ontario – October 3

1958 Karen Morton Palmdale CA, playmate (Jul, 1978) – October 3

1959 Jack Wagner, rocker/actor (General Hospital, Melrose Place) – October 3

1959 Greg Proops, American actor and comedian – October 3

1964 Clive Owen, British actor – October 3

1973 Neve Campbell, Canadian actress (Party of 5, Scream), born in Guelph Ontario – October 3

1973 Lena Headey, British actress – October 3

1979 John Hennigan, American professional wrestler – October 3

1982 Erik von Detten, American actor – October 3

1987 Zuleyka Rivera, Puerto Rican Miss Universe – October 3

1996 Adair Tishler, American child actress – October 3

 

1886 Luis Alberni, Spain, actor (Topaze) – October 4

1894 Cliff Hall, American actor (Crime Photographer), born in Brooklyn, New York – October 4

1895 Buster [Joseph F] Keaton, actor (Navigator, Steamboat Bill, Jr) – October 4

1916 George Sidney, American film director (d. 2002) – October 4

1917 Jan Murray, comedian (Treasure Hunt, Who Killed Teddy Bear), born in The Bronx, New York – October 4

1923 Charlton Heston, actor (10 Commandments, Ben-Hur, Planet of Apes), (d. 2008), born in Illinois (d. 2008) – October 4

1928 Torben Ulrich, Danish musician, writer, filmmaker and tennis player – October 4

1935 Eddie Applegate, Wyncote Pa, actor (Richard-Patty Duke Show) – October 4

1942 Christopher Stone, Manchester NH, actor (Dave-Dallas, Interns) – October 4

1945 Clifton Davis, actor/singer (That's My Mama, Amen), born in Chicago, Illinois – October 4

1946 Susan Sarandon, [Tomaling], Jackson Hgts NY, actress (Bull Durham) – October 4

1949 Armand Assante, actor (Private Benjamin, Unfaithfully Yours), born in NYC, New York – October 4

1950 Meg Bennett, actress (Young & Restless), born in Los Angeles, California – October 4

1951 Alan Rosenberg, actor (Civil Wars, LA Law, Cybill) – October 4

1957 Christina Smith, playmate (Mar, 1978), born in Miami, Florida – October 4

1960 Jennifer Anglin, Adrian Mich, actress (Cheryl-General Hospital) – October 4

1961 Mary Ellen Stuart, actress (Frannie Crawford-As the World Turns) – October 4

1973 Chris Parks, American wrestler – October 4

1976 Alicia Silverstone, actress (Clueless, Batman Forever), born in San Francisco, California – October 4

1979 Rachael Leigh Cook, American actress – October 4

1980 Jimmy Workman, actor (Pugsley-Addams Family) – October 4

1980 Tim Peper, American actor – October 4

1987 Michael Roman, actor (Al-One Life to Live) – October 4

 

1878 Louise Dresser, [Kerlin], Evansville IN, actress (Maid of Salem) – October 5

1902 Larry Fine, [Laurence Feinberg], PA, comedian (3 Stooges) – October 5

1904 John Hoyt, Bronxville NY, actor (Gimme a Break, Tom Dick & Mary) – October 5

1905 Harriet E. MacGibbon, American actress (d. 1987) – October 5

1919 Donald Pleasence, Worksop England, actor (Fantastic Voyage, Halloween) – October 5

1919 Robin Bailey, Hucknall England, actor (See No Evil, Screamtime) – October 5

1923 Glynis Johns, Pretoria South Africa, actress (Mary Poppins) – October 5

1924 Bill Dana, Quincy Mass, comedian/actor (Jose Jimenez) – October 5

1925 Gail Davis, Little Rock Ark, actress (Annie Oakley) – October 5

1929 Skip Homeier, actor (Beachhead, Dan Raven, Interns), born in Chicago, Illinois – October 5

1933 Diane Cilento, Queensland Aust, actress (Agony & Ecstasy, Wicker Man) – October 5

1935 Peter Brown [Pierre Lind de Lappe], actor (Lawman, Laredo, Bold & Beautiful), born in NYC, New York (d. 2016) – October 5

1950 Jeff Conaway, actor (Bobby-Taxi, Loving), born in NYC, New York – October 5

1951 Karen Allen, Illinois, actress (Cruising, Starman, Wanderers) – October 5

1952 Clive Barker, English author and film director (Hellraiser, Lord of Illusions) – October 5

1954 Duncan Regehr, Alberta Canada, actor (Wizards & Warriors) – October 5

1957 Bernie Mac, American comedian (d. 2008) – October 5

1960 Daniel Baldwin, American actor – October 5

1962 Caron Keating, British television personality (d. 2004) – October 5

1963 Sophie Favier, Lyon France, actress (Sans Interdits) – October 5

1965 Penny Baker, playmate (January, 1984), born in Buffalo, New York – October 5

1967 Guy Pearce, Anglo-Australian actor – October 5

1970 Josie Bissett, actress (Jane Mancini-Melrose Place), born in Seattle, Washington – October 5

1974 Douglas Emerson, actor (Robbie-Herbie the Love Bug), born in Glendale, California – October 5

1975 Kate Winslet, English actress (Titanic, Revolutionary Road), born in Reading – October 5

1975 Scott E Weinger, actor (Steve Taylor-Family Man, Full House), born in NYC, New York – October 5

1990 Myles Jeffrey, American actor – October 5

 

1906 Janet Gaynor, actress (Sunrise, A Star Is Born), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – October 6

1906 Louis Borell, Amsterdam Neth, actor (Over the Moon, Queer Cargo) – October 6

1908 Carol Lombard [Jane Alice Peters], American actress (My Man Godfrey, In Name Only), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana – October 6

1931 Fred Graham, newscaster/journalist (CBS News, Court TV) – October 6

1935 Bruno Sammartino, Italian strongman and professional wrestler – October 6

1940 Ellen Travolta, actress (Grease, Charles in Charge), born in Englewood, New Jersey – October 6

1942 Britt Ekland, actress (Wicker Man, Asylum), born in Stockholm, Sweden – October 6

1942 Fred Travalena, comedian/impressionist (Buy & Cell), born in NYC, New York – October 6

1943 Michael Durrell, American actor (Shannon, V, Alice, Chiefs), born in Brooklyn, New York – October 6

1960 Jeffrey Trachta, actor (Thorne-Bold & Beautiful), born in Staten Island, New York – October 6

1963 Elisabeth Shue, American actress (Cocktail, Leaving Las Vegas), born in Wilmington, Delaware – October 6

1963 Jsu Garcia, American actor – October 6

1966 Jacqueline Obradors, American actress – October 6

1970 Amy Jo Johnson, American actress and singer – October 6

1971 Lola Dueñas, Spanish actress – October 6

1973 Jeff Davis, American comedian – October 6

1974 Jeremy Sisto, American actor – October 6

1975 Ines Sainz, Miss Spain Universe (1997) – October 6

1979 Lex Shrapnel, English actor – October 6

1984 Joanna Pacitti, American actress and singer – October 6

1986 Olivia Thirlby, American actress – October 6

1988 Maki Horikita, Japanese model and actress – October 6

1992 Rhyon Nicole Brown, American actress – October 6

1998 Mia-Sophie Wellenbrink, German actress and singer – October 6

 

1887 Jack Mulhall, Wappinger Falls NY, actor (Ken Murray Show) – October 7

1889 Clarence Muse, Balt MD, actor (Sam-Casablanca, Black Stallion) – October 7

1905 Andy Devine, [Jeremiah Schwartz], Flagstaff Az, actor (Andy's Gang) – October 7

1907 Tutta Rolf, Norway, actress (Whalers) – October 7

1908 Richard Caldicot, actor (Horse's Mouth), born in London, England – October 7

1914 Alfred Drake, [Capurro], singer/actor (Kiss Me Kate), born in Brooklyn, New York – October 7

1914 Sarah Churchill, actress (All Over Town, Royal Wedding), born in London, England – October 7

1917 Helmut Dantine, actor (Shadow of the Cloak), born in Vienna, Austria – October 7

1917 June Allyson, actress (Till the Clouds Roll By, Vegas), born in The Bronx, New York – October 7

1919 Gabriel Dell, Barbados, actor (Steve Allen Show) – October 7

1922 Martha Stewart, Bardwell Ky, singer/actress (Daisy Kenyon, Doll Face) – October 7

1926 Diana Lynn, actress (Annapolis Story, Easy Come Easy Go), born in Los Angeles, California – October 7

1927 Al Martino, singer (Here in My Heart)/actor (The Godfather), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – October 7

1933 Paul B Price, Cataret NJ, actor (Busting Loose) – October 7

1939 Clive James, Australian television presenter and writer – October 7

1943 Joy Behar, American television personality – October 7

1952 Mary Badham, American actress – October 7

1953 Christopher Norris, actress (Summer of '42, Eat My Dust), born in NYC, New York – October 7

1954 Victor Manuel Mar, wrestler (AAA/NJPW, Black Cat) – October 7

1956 James Van Patten, American actor (Bo-Chisholms), born in Brooklyn, New York – October 7

1958 Kim Morris, playmate (Mar, 1986), born in San Diego, California – October 7

1958 Judy Landers, American actress (BJ & the Bear, Madame's Place), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – October 7

1959 Dylan Baker, American character actor – October 7

1959 Simon Cowell, English recording executive and television producer (X-Factor, American Idol), born in London – October 7

1961 Brian Mannix, Australian singer and actor – October 7

1966 Marco Beltrami, Italian-American film composer – October 7

1969 Malia Hosaka, Hawaiian professional wrestler – October 7

1969 Maria Whittaker, English model – October 7

1972 Ben Younger, American screenwriter and film director – October 7

1974 Alexander Polinsky, actor (Adam-Charles in Charge), born in San Francisco, California – October 7

1974 Allison Munn, American actress – October 7

1975 Terry Gerin, American professional wrestler – October 7

1975 Tim Minchin, Australian comedian and musician – October 7

1976 Rachel McAdams, Canadian actress – October 7

1979 Shawn Ashmore, Canadian actor – October 7

 

1861 Theodore Roberts, actor (Roaring Road, 10 Commandments), born in San Francisco, California – October 8

1874 Nance O'Neil, actor (Cimarron), born in Oakland, California – October 8

1888 Clifford Heatherley, Preston England, actress (For Love or Money) – October 8

1897 Rouben Mamoulian, movie director/author (The Mark of Zorro, Applause) – October 8

1907 Howard Joslin, GA, actor (Quebec, Detective Story) – October 8

1910 Kirk Alyn, American actor (d. 1999) – October 8

1918 Ron Randell, Australian actor (Loves of Carmen, I am a Camera), born in Sydney, New South Wales – October 8

1930 James Olsen, Evanston IL, actor (Andromeda Strain, Spell) – October 8

1938 David Willis, British journalist (BBC World Service) – October 8

1939 Paul Hogan, Australia, actor (Crocodile Dundee, Lightning Jack) – October 8

1943 Chevy Chase, comedian/actor (SNL, Vacation, Fletch, Caddyshack), born in NYC, New York – October 8

1948 Sarah Purcell, Richmond Ind, actress/TV hostess (Real People) – October 8

1949 Sigourney Weaver [Susan Alexandra], American actress (Alien, Working Girl), born in Manhattan, New York – October 8

1954 Michael Dudikoff, Redondo Beach, California, American actor (American Ninja, TRON) – October 8

1956 Stephanie Zimbalist, actress (Remington Steele, Centennial), born in NYC, New York – October 8

1957 James De Paiva, Hayward California, actor (Max Holden-One Life to Live) – October 8

1965 Ardal O'Hanlon, Irish comedian and actor – October 8

1966 Art Barr, American wrestler (d. 1994) – October 8

1969 Dylan Neal, US actor (Dylan Shaw-Bold & the Beautiful) – October 8

1969 Jeremy Davies, American actor – October 8

1970 Matt Damon, American actor (Good Will Hunting, Ocean's trilogy, Bourne trilogy), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts – October 8

1970 Tetsuya Nomura, Japanese video-game designer – October 8

1979 Paul Burchill, English professional wrestler – October 8

1980 Andria Gayle Mullins, Miss Texas Teen USA (Teen with Style-1997) – October 8

1980 Mike Mizanin, American wrestler – October 8

1980 Nick Cannon, American actor and rapper (Love Don't Cost a Thing), born in San Diego, California – October 8

1993 Angus T. Jones, American actor (Two and a Half Men) – October 8

 

1878 Robert Warwick, [Bien], actor (Falcon's Adventure), born in Sacramento, California – October 9

1886 Frank Newburg, actor (Homemaker) – October 9

1888 Hank Patterson, Alabama, actor (Gunsmoke, Fred Ziffel-Green Acres) – October 9

1888 Irving Cummings Sr, silent screen star/director (Curly Top), born in NYC, New York – October 9

1900 Alastair Sim, Edinburgh Scot, actor (Christmas Carol, Stage Fright) – October 9

1904 Wally Brown, Malden MA, actor (Zombies on Broadway, Girl Rush) – October 9

1905 Howard St John, actor (Born Yesterday, Li'l Abner), born in Chicago, Illinois – October 9

1914 Edward Andrews, Griffin GA, actor (Tea & Sympathy, Glass Bottom Boat) – October 9

1922 Fyvush Finkel, actor (Middle Ages, Picket Fences), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2016) – October 9

1923 Donald Sinden, English actor (Doctor at Large, Mogambo, Simba), born in St Budeaux, Plymouth, (d. 2014) – October 9

1925 Robert Finch, actor (Academy Theater) – October 9

1926 Danièle Delorme, [Gabrielle Girard], actress (Pardon My Affair), born in Paris (d. 2015) – October 9

1931 Tony Booth, British actor and father of Cherie Blair – October 9

1935 Jules Croiset, Dutch actor (Help, Doctor Verzuipt!) – October 9

1935 Paul J M Beers, Dutch actor (Mother Courage & Her Children) – October 9

1936 Brian Blessed, Mexborough, Yorkshire, English actor (King Arthur, High Road to China) – October 9

1947 Tony Zappone, American broadcaster, journalist, author, photographer – October 9

1950 Gary Frank, actor (Enemy Territory, Deadly Weapon), born in Spokane, Washington – October 9

1951 Richard Chaves, actor (Cease Fire, Predator), born in Jacksonville, Florida – October 9

1951 Robert Wuhl, Union NJ, actor (Bull Durham, Good Morning Vietnam) – October 9

1952 Sharon Osbourne, English/American music manager, TV personality (X-Factor, America's Got Talent) and wife of Ozzy Osbourne, born in London – October 9

1953 Tony Shalhoub, actor (Antonio Scarpacci-Wings, Big Night) – October 9

1954 Scott Bakula, actor (Quantum Leap, Gung Ho, Murphy Brown), born in St Louis, Missouri – October 9

1955 Linwood Boomer, actor (Adam-Little House on the Prairie), born in Vancouver, Canada – October 9

1961 Jean Sagal, actress (Kate-Double Trouble, Grease 2), born in Los Angeles, California – October 9

1961 Liz Sagal, actress (Allison-Double Trouble, Grease 2), born in Los Angeles, California – October 9

1967 Carling Bassett-Seguso, Canada, tennis player/actress (Spring Fever) – October 9

1967 Eddie Guerrero, American professional wrestler (d. 2005) – October 9

1969 Steve McQueen, English filmmaker and artist (12 Years a Slave), born in London – October 9

1970 Savannah [Shannon Michelle Wilsey], American pornographic film actress, born in Laguna Beach, California (d. 1993) – October 9

1973 Erin Daniels, American actress – October 9

1976 Nick Swardson American actor – October 9

1978 Randy Spelling, actor (Sean Richards-Sunset Beach), born in Los Angeles, California – October 9

1979 Brandon Routh, American actor – October 9

1979 Alex Greenwald, American musician (Phantom Planet), actor, model – October 9

1981 Zachery Ty Bryan, actor (Brad-Home Improvement), born in Denver, Colorado – October 9

1992 Tyler James Williams, American actor – October 9

1994 Jodelle Ferland, Canadian actress – October 9

 

1863 Helen Dunbar, American actress (d. 1933) – October 10

1895 Fridolf Rhudin Swedish actor and comedian (d. 1935) – October 10

1900 Helen Hayes, actress (Caesar & Cleopatra, Happy Birthday), born in Washington, D.C. – October 10

1905 Jane Winton, actress (Hell's Angel, Patsy, Don Juan), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – October 10

1909 Florida Friebus, actress (Dobie Gillis' mom, Bob Newhart Show) – October 10

1909 Robert F. Boyle, American production designer and art director – October 10

1913 Johnny Downs, American actor (Manhattan Showcase), born in Brooklyn, New York – October 10

1917 Ilona Ference, actress (Quatermass II, Star of My Night) – October 10

1924 Ludmilla Tcherina, French actress/ballet dancer (Sins of Rome) – October 10

1924 Ed Wood, American filmmaker (d. 1978) – October 10

1933 Daniel Massey, actress (Vault of Horror), born in London, England – October 10

1936 Judith Chalmers, English TV hostess (Wish You Were Here) – October 10

1941 Peter Coyote [Rachmil Pinchus Ben Mosha Cohon], American actor (ET, Raiders of the Lost Ark), born in NYC, New York – October 10

1946 Ben Vereen, actor/dancer (Pippin, Roots, Webster), born in Miami, Florida – October 10

1946 Charles Dance, Redditch, Worcestershire, English actor/director (Alien 3, Jewel in the Crown) – October 10

1947 Alan Rachins, actor (Douglas-LA Law), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts – October 10

1947 Martin Ruane, English professional wrestler (d. 1998) – October 10

1949 Jessica Harper, actress (Inserts, Stardust Memories), born in Chicago, Illinois – October 10

1950 Dennis Holmes, actor (Mike-Laramie) – October 10

1950 Peter Jan Rens, Dutch actor/director (Mister Cactus, Passion) – October 10

1954 Rekha, Bollywood actress – October 10

1954 Mohamed Mounir, Egyptian singer and actor – October 10

1956 Mark Gordon, American film producer – October 10

1958 J Eddie Peck, Joplin Missouri, actor (Bold & Beautiful-Cole Howard) – October 10

1958 Tanya Tucker, Seminole Tx, country singer/actress (Follow that Car) – October 10

1959 Bradley Whitford, American actor – October 10

1961 Jodi Benson, American voice actress – October 10

1964 Quinton Flynn, American voice actor – October 10

1965 Chris Penn, American actor (d. 2006) – October 10

1965 Rebecca Pidgeon, American actress – October 10

1966 Bai Ling, Chinese-born American actress (The Crow, Red Corner) – October 10

1972 Jun Lana, Filipino playwright and screenwriter – October 10

1973 Mario Lopez, actor (A C Slater-Saved by the Bell), born in San Diego, California – October 10

1974 Naike Rivelli, Germany, model/daughter of Ornella Muti – October 10

1978 Jodi Lynn O'Keefe, Cliffwood Beach NJ, actress (Cassidy-Nash Bridges) – October 10

1981 Michael Oliver, American actor – October 10

1982 Eddie J Peck, Lynchburg Pa, actor (Sutton-Wildside) – October 10

1985 Aaron Himelstein, American actor

1991 Mariana Espósito, Argentine actress, singer and model – October 10

 

1902 Leon Belasco, Odessa Russia, actor (Lucky Partners, My Sister Eileen) – October 11

1919 Jean Vander Pyl, American voice actress (d. 1999) – October 11

1926 Earle Hyman, NC, actor (Russell-Cosby, Coriolanus) – October 11

1941 Charles Shyer, American film director – October 11

1942 Amitabh Bachan, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, Indian actor and film producer (Deewar) – October 11

1946 Felton Perry, actor (Magnum Force, Sudden Death) – October 11

1950 Amos Gitai, actor (Neo-Fascist Trilogy, Golem, Arena of Murder) – October 11

1950 Catlin Adams, actress (Ms Loomis-Square Pegs), born in Los Angeles, California – October 11

1953 David Morse, Beverly Mass, actor (St Elsewhere, House, Inside Moves) – October 11

1957 Dawn French, Welsh comedian and TV actress (Supergrass, French & Saunders, The Vicar of Dibley) – October 11

1957 Paul Bown, English actor – October 11

1961 Neil Buchanan, English television presenter – October 11

1962 Joan Cusack, Evanston Illinois, actress (SNL, Addams Family Values) – October 11

1962 Leslie Landon, actress (Etta Plum-Little House on Prairie), born in Los Angeles, California – October 11

1964 Michael J. Nelson, American actor – October 11

1965 Sean Patrick Flanery, actor (Young Indiana Jones, Powder) – October 11

1966 Luke Perry, American actor (Beverly Hills 90210), born in Mansfield Ohio – October 11

1966 Solofa Fatu, aka Rikishi, American professional wrestler – October 11

1967 Sean Moynihan, Burlington Vt, actor (Powell-One Life to Live) – October 11

1967 Tony Chimel, American professional wrestling announcer – October 11

1967 Artie Lange, American actor and comedian – October 11

1967 Tazz, American professional wrestler and commentator – October 11

1968 Amy Louise Taylor, [Kallested], actress (Silent Night Deadly Night 5) – October 11

1968 Jane Krakowski, American actress – October 11

1970 Constance Zimmer, American actress – October 11

1971 Natalie Jay, Hendon England, actress (Baywatch) – October 11

1972 Claudia Black, Australian actress – October 11

1973 Sharon Dominguez, Miss Belize Universe (1997) – October 11

1973 Takeshi Kaneshiro, actor/model – October 11

1976 Emily Deschanel, American actress – October 11

1977 Matthew Bomer, American actor – October 11

1979 Andy Douglas, American professional wrestler – October 11

1984 Martha MacIsaac, Canadian actress – October 11

1985 Michelle Trachtenberg, American actress – October 11

 

1840 Helena Modjeska, Poland, Shakespearian actress (Juliet)/anti-Russian – October 12

1909 Josephine Hutchinson, actress (Story of Louis Pasteur), born in Seattle, Washington – October 12

1916 Alice Childress, American actress and playwright (d. 1994) – October 12

1927 Antonia Rey, actress (True Colors, Wise Guys), born in Havana, Cuba – October 12

1932 Dick Gregory, comedian/political activist/dietician (Bahamian Diet) – October 12

1936 Tony Kubek, shortstop (NY Yankees)/sportscaster (NBC-TV, Madison Square Garden) – October 12

1942 Daliah Lavi, Shavel Zion Israel, actress (Casino Royale, Lord Jim) – October 12

1945 Dusty Rhodes [Virgil Riley Runnels Jr.], American professional wrestler (WWE), born in Austin, Texas (d. 2015) – October 12

1947 Chris Wallace, newscaster (NBC Weekend News), born in Chicago, Illinois – October 12

1949 Stan Hansen, American professional wrestler – October 12

1950 Susan Anton, Oak Glen California, actress (Golden Girl, Spring Fever) – October 12

1964 Jo Ann Willette, actress (Constance-Just 10 of Us, Real Genius) – October 12

1966 Jonathan Crombie, Canadian actor (Anne of Green Gables), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2015) – October 12

1968 Adam Rich, actor (Nicholas-8 is Enough, Code Red, Gun Shy), born in NYC, New York – October 12

1968 Hugh Jackman, Australian actor and singer (X-men, Real Steel) – October 12

1970 Kirk Cameron, Panorama City California, actor (Mike-Growing Pains) – October 12

1972 Neriah Davis, playmate (Mar, 1994), born in Los Angeles, California – October 12

1972 Irina Pantaeva, Russian supermodel and actress – October 12

1973 Rodney Mack, professional wrestler – October 12

1974 Karmyn Tyler, Miss America-Louisiana (1996), born in Shreveport, Louisiana – October 12

1974 Rachyl Hoskins, Miss USA-Kentucky (1997) – October 12

1974 Marie Wilson, Canadian actress – October 12

1976 Sarah Lane, American television personality – October 12

1977 Carmen Carrillo Vilanova, Miss El Salvador Universe (1997) – October 12

1981 Tom Guiry, American actor – October 12

1986 Marcus T. Paulk, American actor – October 12

1992 Taylor Horn, American singer and actress – October 12

1992 Josh Hutcherson, American actor (Hunger Games films), born in Union, Kentucky – October 12

 

1903 Patsy Moran, PA, actress (Children of the Wild) – October 13

1915 Cornel Wilde, actor (High Sierra, 5th Musketeer), born in NYC, New York – October 13

1918 Jack MacGowran, actor (King Lear, Exorcist), born in Dublin, Ireland – October 13

1920 Albert Hague, actor (Mr Shorofsky-Fame), born in Berlin, Germany – October 13

1920 Nipsey Russell, comedian (Car 54, Barefoot in the Park), born in Atlanta, Georgia – October 13

1920 Laraine Day, American actress (Dr KIldaire, I've Got a Secret), born in Roosevelt, Utah – October 13

1921 Harper MacKay, orchestra leader (NBC Follies), born in Boston, Massachusetts – October 13

1921 Yves Montand, France, actor/singer (Z, Napoleon, Grand Prix) – October 13

1922 Alan Scott, Haddonfield NJ, TV host/songwriter (Spin the Picture) – October 13

1924 Terry Gibbs, American orchestra leader (Steve Allen Comedy Hour), born in Brooklyn, New York – October 13

1925 Lenny Bruce, [Leonard Schneider], comedian, arrested on obscenity – October 13

1926 Walter "Killer" Kowalski (wrestler) Canadian Wrestler (d. 2008) – October 13

1935 Philippine J Aeckerlin, Dutch actress (Oh Venus, Daddy Longlegs) – October 13

1936 Cliff Gorman, Jamacia NY, actor (Boys in the Band, Angel) – October 13

1939 Melinda Dillon, Hope Ark, actress (Close Encounters, Slap Shot) – October 13

1941 Paul Simon, singer/actor (Kodachrome, 1 Trick Pony), born in Newark, New Jersey – October 13

1942 Pamela Tiffin, [Pamela Wonso], actress (Viva Max!), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – October 13

1946 Demond Wilson, Valdosta GA, actor (Sanford & Son, Baby I'm Back) – October 13

1952 Beverly Johnson, model/actress (Ashanti Land of No Mercy) – October 13

1959 Marie Osmond, Ogden Ut, singer/actress (Paper Roses, Goin' Coconuts) – October 13

1964 Christopher Judge, American actor – October 13

1965 Rob Schneider, actor (Saturday Night Live, Men Behaving Badly) – October 13

1967 Kate Walsh, American actress – October 13

1968 Tisha Campbell, actress (Gina-Martin, House Party), born in Newark, New Jersey – October 13

1969 Cady McClain, actress (Dixie Martin-All My Children), born in Burbank, California – October 13

1970 Mel Jackson, American actor and R&B musician – October 13

1971 Sacha Baron Cohen, comedian/actor (Ali G, Borat), born in London, England – October 13

1971 Billy Bush, American TV host – October 13

1977 Kiele Sanchez, American actress – October 13

2324 Beverly Crusher, fictional doctor on "Star Trek: The Next Generation", born in Copernicus City, Luna – October 13

 

1884 Jimmy Conlin, actor (Sin of Harold Diddlebock), born in Camden, New Jersey – October 14

1890 Frank Conroy, Derby England, actor (Call of the Wild) – October 14

1893 Lillian Gish, American silent film/stage actress (Birth of a Nation), born in Springfield, Ohio (d. 1993) – October 14

1898 Cruys Voorbergh, Dutch actor/director (Flying Dutchman) – October 14

1906 Benita Hume, actress (Vicky-Halls of Ivy), born in London, England – October 14

1907 Allan Jones, actor/singer (A Day at the Races, Showboat), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania – October 14

1907 Pert Kelton, Great Falls Mont, actress (Cavalcade of Stars) – October 14

1908 Ruth Hale, American playwright and actress (d. 2003) – October 14

1909 Dorothy Kingsley, American screenwriter (d. 1996) – October 14

1924 Robert Webber, Santa Ana California, actor (79 Park Avenue) – October 14

1926 Willy Alberti, [Carel Verbrugge], singer/actor (Riffin in Amsterdam) – October 14

1927 Roger Moore, actor (Alaskans, Maverick, Saint), born in London, England – October 14

1940 Christopher Timothy, British actor (All Creatures Great & Small) – October 14

1944 Udo Kier, Germany, actress (Warhol Dracula, Warhol Frankenstein) – October 14

1948 Harry Anderson, American actor – October 14

1949 Katy Manning, English/Australian actress – October 14

1952 Harry Anderson, Newport RI, actor (Judge Harry Stone-Night Court) – October 14

1953 Greg Evigan, South Amboy NJ, actor (BJ-BJ & the Bear, Melrose Place) – October 14

1961 Melanie Wilson, actress (Jennifer-Perfect Strangers) – October 14

1967 Arleen Sorkin, actress (Days of Our Lives, America's Funniest Videos) – October 14

1969 David Strickland, American actor (d. 1999) – October 14

1970 Daniela Pestova, [Chameleon], Prague Czech, model (1995 SI/L'Oreal) – October 14

1978 Usher, American singer and actor – October 14

1979 Stacy Keibler, American actress / ex-professional wrestler – October 14

1985 Daniel Clark, Canadian actor – October 14

1986 Skyler Shaye, American actress – October 14

1988 MacKenzie Mauzy, American actress – October 14

1988 Max Thieriot, American actor – October 14

 

1879 Jane Darwell, [Patti Woodward], Palmyra MO, actress (Huckleberry Finn) – October 15

1900 Fritz Feld, actor (Jack Benny Show, At the Circus), born in Berlin, Germany – October 15

1909 Robert Trout, Wake County NC, newscaster (ABC) – October 15

1924 Mark Lenard, American actor (Mr Spock's dad Sarek-Star Trek), born in Chicago, Illinois – October 15

1926 Jean Peters, Canton OH, actress (Viva Zapata!, Apache, Deep Waters) – October 15

1930 Phillipe Leroy, actor (Night Porter, Leonardo da Vinci), born in Paris, France – October 15

1937 Linda Lavin, Portland Maine, actress (Alice, Barney Miller) – October 15

1943 Penny Marshall, American actress (Odd Couple, Laverne & Shirley), born in The Bronx, New York – October 15

1946 Victor Banerjee, Calcutta India, actor (A Passage to India) – October 15

1947 Lynn Lowry, E St Louis Ill, actress (Cat People, Crazies) – October 15

1953 Larry Miller, comedian/actor (Larry-Pursuit Of Happiness), born in NYC, New York – October 15

1953 [Toriano] Tito Jackson, singer (Jackson 5-ABC, Never Can Say Goodbye) – October 15

1954 Jere Burns, actor (Something So Right, Kirk-Dear John), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts – October 15

1955 Kristine Winder, playmate (Oct, 1977), born in Vancouver, British Columbia – October 15

1955 Tanya Roberts, [Leigh], actress (Charlie's Angels, Sheena), born in The Bronx, New York – October 15

1958 Jayne Modean, actress (Nurse Hooter-Trauma Center), born in Hartford, Connecticut – October 15

1959 Todd Solondz, American film director – October 15

1966 Jeffrey Jacquet, Bay City Texas, actor (Mork & Mindy, Whiz Kids) – October 15

1972 Matt Keeslar, American actor – October 15

1978 Devon Gummersall, Colo, actor (Relativity, Brian-My So Called Life) – October 15

1992 Vincent Martella, American actor – October 15

 

1905 Rex Bell, cowboy actor (Cowboys & Injuns)/lt-gov (Nevada), born in Chicago, Illinois – October 16

1905 Wild Bill Elliott, Pattonsburg MO, actor (Beyond the Sacramento) – October 16

1913 Alice Pearce, comedienne/actress (Gladys Kravitz-Bewitched), born in NYC, New York – October 16

1922 Max Bygraves, actor (Tom Brown's School Days), born in London, England – October 16

1922 Robert Urquhart, actor (Dunkirk, Bulldog Breed, Dark Avenger) – October 16

1923 Linda Darnell, American actress (Unfaithfully Yours, A Letter to Three Wives), born in Dallas, Texas – October 16

1925 Angela Lansbury, actress (Jessica-Murder She Wrote), born in London, England – October 16

1927 Lee Montague, actor (Uncle Sasha-Holocaust), born in London, England – October 16

1928 Ann Morgan Guilbert, American actress (The Dick Van Dyke Show), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 2016) – October 16

1931 Rosa Rosal, Filipino actress and humanitarian – October 16

1937 Tony Anthony, Clarksburg WV, actor (Treasure of 4 Crowns) – October 16

1938 Nico (born Christa Päffgen; singer-songwriter, fashion model, actress) (d. 1988) – October 16

1940 Barry Corbin, actor (Maurice-Northern Exposure) – October 16

1941 Tim McCarver, baseball catcher (Phils, Mets)/sportscaster (ABC, CBS) – October 16

1944 Johnny Washbrook, actor (Ken-My Friend Flicka), born in Toronto, Ontario – October 16

1946 Suzanne Somers, San Bruno California, actress (3's Company, Step by Step) – October 16

1951 Daniel Gerroll, actor (Big Business), born in London, England – October 16

1953 Martha Smith, actress (Animal House)/playmate (July 1973), born in Cleveland, Ohio – October 16

1955 Ellen Dolan, Monticello IO, actress (Guiding Light, Margo Hughes-ATWT) – October 16

1958 Tim Robbins, West Covina CA, actor (Bull Durham, Shawshank Redemption) – October 16

1968 Randall Batinkoff, actor (For Keeps) – October 16

1969 Terri J. Vaughn, American actress – October 16

1973 Peter Polaco, American professional wrestler – October 16

1980 Jeremy Jackson, actor (Shout, Baywatch), born in Newport Beach, California – October 16

1981 Caterina Scorsone, Canadian actress – October 16

1984 Trevor Blumas, Canadian actor – October 16

 

1900 Jean Arthur, New York, American actress (Shane, Mr Smith Goes to Washington) (d. 1991) – October 17

1903 Irene Ryan, actress (Granny-Beverly Hillbillies), born in El Paso, Texas – October 17

1903 Jerry Colona, comedian (Jerry Colona Show), born in Boston, Massachusetts – October 17

1916 Robert Lowery, actor (Murder Over NY), born in Kansas City, Missouri – October 17

1917 Marsha Hunt, actress (Jennifer-Peck's Bad Girl, Jigsaw), born in Chicago, Illinois – October 17

1918 Rita Hayworth, NY, [Marguerita C Casino], actress (Gilda, Pal Joey) – October 17

1920 Montgomery Clift, actor (From Here to Eternity), born in Omaha, Nebraska – October 17

1921 Tom Poston, actor (Steve Allen Show, Newhart), born in Columbus, Ohio – October 17

1926 Julie Adams, Waterloo Iowa, actress (Yancy Derringer, Code Red) – October 17

1946 Bob Seagren, Pomona California, actor (Soap)/pole vaulter (Olympic-gold-68) – October 17

1946 Vicki Hodge, actress (Confessions of a Sex Maniac), born in London, England – October 17

1947 Michael McKean, actor (Laverne & Shirley, Saturday Night Live, Spinal Tap), born in NYC, New York – October 17

1948 George Wendt, actor (Norm-Cheers), born in Chicago, Illinois – October 17

1948 Margot Kidder, Yellowknife, actress (Lois Lane, Amityville Horror) – October 17

1949 Bill Hudson, Portland Ore, comedian (Bonkers, Hudson Brothers Show) – October 17

1950 Howard E Rollins Jr, Balt Md, actor (Bannister-Wildside, Another World) – October 17

1957 Vincent Van Patten, Belrose NY, actor (Apple's Way, 3 for the Road) – October 17

1960 Guy Henry, English actor – October 17

1960 Kevin Clash, puppeteer (Elmo on Sesame Street), born in Baltimore, Maryland – October 17

1963 Norm MacDonald, Canadian comedian – October 17

1969 Rick Mercer, Canadian comedian – October 17

1970 Shauna O'Brien, Pasco Wash, actress (Showgirls) – October 17

1974 Matthew Macfadyen, British actor – October 17

1984 Chris Lowell, American actor – October 17

1992 Sam Concepcion, Filipino performer and actor – October 17

 

1871 Louis de Vries, Dutch actor (Ghetto) – October 18

1892 Leo G. Carroll, English actor (Topper, Man From Uncle), born in Weedon (d. 1972) – October 18

1898 Lotte Lenya [Karoline Wilhelmine Charlotte Blamauer], Austrian singer and actress (The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone, From Russia with Love) – October 18

1902 Miriam Hopkins, Bainbridge GA, actress (Becky Sharp, These Three) – October 18

1910 Albertus "Bert" Botterman, actor (Bridge Too Far) – October 18

1918 Bobby Troup, Harrisburg Pa, pianist/actor (Emergency, Acapulco) – October 18

1920 Melina Mercouri, Greek actress and political activist (d. 1994) – October 18

1926 Klaus Kinski, [Nikolas Naksynski], Poland, actor (Little Drummer Girl) – October 18

1927 George C. Scott, Wise, Virginia, American actor/director (Patton, Dr. Strangelove) – October 18

1928 Keith Jackson, Carrolton Ga, sportscaster (ABC Monday Night Football) – October 18

1934 Calvin Lockhart, Bahamian actor (d. 2007) – October 18

1935 Peter Boyle, American actor (Joe, Candidate, Everybody Loves Raymond), born in Norristown, Pennsylvania – October 18

1938 Dawn Wells, American actress – October 18

1950 Merry Martin, Camden Mich, actress (Leslie-Peter Loves Mary) – October 18

1951 Pam Dawber, actress (Mindy-Mork & Mindy, My Sister Sam), born in Detroit, Michigan – October 18

1955 David Twohy, American movie director and screenwriter – October 18

1958 Corinne Bohrer, American actress – October 18

1959 John Nord, former American pro wrestler – October 18

1960 Emily Arth, Evanston Ill, playmate (Jun, 1988) – October 18

1960 Erin Moran, American actress (Happy Days, Joanie Loves Chachi), born in Burbank, California – October 18

1960 Jean-Claude Van Damme, Brussels Belgian, actor (Kickboxer, No Retreat) – October 18

1962 Vincent Spano, actor (Alphabet City, Maria's Lovers), born in Brooklyn, New York – October 18

1971 Tammy Harris, Williamstown NY, Miss America-New York State (1997) – October 18

1972 Jake Farrow, American actor (Drake & Josh) – October 18

1978 Wesley Jonathan, American actor – October 18

1981 Richard Vuu, actor (Last Emperor) – October 18

1987 Zac Efron, American actor (High School Musical, 17 Again), born in San Luis Obispo, California – October 18

1990 Carly Schroeder, American actress – October 18

1991 Tyler Posey, American actor – October 18

2001 Annelise Manojlovic, English actress – October 18

 

1916 David Lewis, actor (Edward Quartermaine-General Hospital), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – October 19

1920 LaWanda Page, actress (Aunt Esther-Sanford & Sons), born in Cleveland, Ohio – October 19

1925 Bernard Hepton, Bradford England, actor (6 Wives of Henry VIII) – October 19

1927 Pierre Alechinsky, Belgian painter/director (Cobra) – October 19

1928 Buff Cobb, Florence Italy, actress (Masquerade Party) – October 19

1932 Robert Reed, Highland Park Ill, actor (Mike-Brady Bunch, Nurse) – October 19

1937 Nicholas Palmer, television writer/producer – October 19

1940 Michael Gambon, English actor (Singing Detective, Paris at Night) – October 19

1941 Simon Ward, actor (4 Musketeers, 4 Feathers), born in London, England (d. 2012) – October 19

1945 Divine, [Harris Glenn Milstead], Balt MD, actress (Pink Flamingo) – October 19

1945 John Lithgow, actor (Harry & Hendersons, Pelican Brief), born in Rochester, New York – October 19

1946 Kenneth Washington, African-American actor (Sgt Richard Baker-Hogan's Heroes, Westworld) – October 19

1951 Annie Golden, actress (Forever Lulu, Hair), born in Brooklyn, New York – October 19

1955 Pat Klous, Hutchinson Ks, actress (Marcy-Flying High, Judy-Love Boat) – October 19

1960 Jennifer Holliday, singer/actress (Dream Girls), born in Houston, Texas – October 19

1964 Ty Pennington [Gary Tygert Burton], American television host (Extreme Makeover: Home Edition), born in Atlanta, Georgia – October 19

1966 Jon Favreau, actor/writer (Swingers) – October 19

1966 Roger R. Cross, Jamaican-born actor – October 19

1970 Chris Kattan, American comedian and actor – October 19

1974 Joy Bryant, American actress (Parenthood, Antwone Fisher), born in The Bronx, New York – October 19

1976 Amber Hamilton, Auburn Washington, Miss America-Washington (1996) – October 19

1976 Omar Gooding, American actor – October 19

1976 Desmond Harrington, American actor – October 19

1980 Benjamin Salisbury, actor (Brighton Sheffield-Nanny), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota – October 19

 

1882 Bela Lugosi [Blaskó ], Lugos, Austria-Hungary, actor (Dracula, Plan 9 From Outer Space) – October 20

1887 Addison Richards, Zanesville OH, actor (Pentagon, Fighting Seabees) – October 20

1887 John Warburton, Huddersfield England, actor (Saratoga Trunk) – October 20

1889 Margaret Dumont, actress-Marx Brothers' foil (Day at the Races) – October 20

1893 Charley Chase, American comedian, actor and director (d. 1940) – October 20

1894 Olive Thomas, American actress (d. 1920) – October 20

1895 Rex Ingram, US actor (Tarzan of the Apes, 10 Commandments) – October 20

1903 John Lodge, actor (Witchmaker), born in Washington, D.C. – October 20

1904 Anna Neagle, actress (London Melody, Nurse Edith Cavell), born in London, England – October 20

1911 Will Rogers Jr, NY, actor (Down to Earth) – October 20

1932 William Christopher, Evanstown Ill, actor (Father Mulcahy-M*A*S*H) – October 20

1934 Michael Dunn, Shattuck OK, actor (House of the Damned, Ship of Fools) – October 20

1935 Jerry Ohrbach, actor (Law & Order, Dirty Dancing), born in The Bronx, New York – October 20

1942 Earl Hindman, Bisbee AZ, actor (Wilson-Home Improvement) – October 20

1946 Connie Chung, news ancher (NBC, CBS), born in Washington, D.C. – October 20

1952 Melanie Mayron, actress (30 Something, Car Wash, Missing), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – October 20

1953 Bill Nunn, American actor – October 20

1958 Eric Scott, actor (Ben-Waltons), born in Hollywood, California – October 20

1958 Viggo Mortensen, American Actor (Lord of the Rings, The Road), born in New York, NY – October 20

1959 Razor Ramon, [Scott Hall], wrestler (WWF/WCW/NWA/Florida/AWA/KC) – October 20

1970 Chavo Guerrero, Jr., American professional wrestler – October 20

1978 Michael Johns, American Idol (season 7) finalist – October 20

1979 John Krasinski, American actor – October 20

1985 Jennifer Nicole Freeman, American actress – October 20

 

1895 Edna Purviance, Paradise Valley NV, silent film actress worked with Charlie Chaplin (The Kid) – October 21

1925 Joyce Randolph, actress (Trixie-Honeymooners), born in Detroit, Michigan – October 21

1940 Julie Parrish, Middlesboro Ky, actress (Good Morning World, Capitol) – October 21

1942 Judith Sheindlin, Jurist and Television personality (Judge Judy), born in Brooklyn, New York – October 21

1943 Paula Kelly, American dancer and actress (Liz-Night Court), born in Jacksonville, Florida – October 21

1948 Tom Everett, American actor – October 21

1952 Patti Davis [Patricia Ann Reagan], singer/actress/writer, Ronald and Nancy's daughter – October 21

1956 Carrie Fisher, Beverly Hills, actress (Princess Lelia-Star Wars) – October 21

1976 Jeremy Miller, West Covina California, actor (Ben-Growing Pains) – October 21

1978 Will Estes, American actor – October 21

1980 Kim Kardashian, American socialite – October 21

1982 Matt Dallas, American Actor – October 21

1986 Alex Kew, British actor – October 21

1986 Christopher Uckermann, Actor, and singer in the Latin pop group RBD – October 21

 

1845 Sarah Bernhardt, France, actress (Camille, Queen Elizabeth) – October 22

1900 James Hall, actor (Hell's Angels), born in Dallas, Texas – October 22

1903 Curly Howard (Jerome Lester Horwitz), vaudevillian actor and comedian (The Three Stooges), born in Brooklyn New York (d. 1952) – October 22

1905 Constance Bennett, actress (Easiest Way, Ladies in Love), born in NYC, New York – October 22

1908 John Sutton, Rawalpindi India, actor (Tower of London, Return of Fly) – October 22

1908 John Gould, American humorist, essayist, and columnist (d. 2003) – October 22

1916 Sid Miller, Shenandoah Pa, actor (Donald O'Connor Texaco Show) – October 22

1938 Christopher Lloyd, American actor (Taxi, Back to the Future), born in Stamford, Connecticut – October 22

1938 Derek Jacobi, actor (Lanner-Strauss Family, Dead Again), born in London, England – October 22

1939 Tony Roberts, actor (Annie Hall, Edge of Night, Lucie Arnaz Show), born in NYC, New York – October 22

1941 Charles Keating, English actor (Carl Hutchins-Another World), born in London, England, (d. 2014) – October 22

1942 Annette Funicello, singer and actress (Mickey Mouse Club), born in Utica, New York, (d. 1986) – October 22

1943 Catherine Deneuve, [Dorleac], actress (Repulsion, Hunger), born in Paris, France – October 22

1943 Robert Long, [Leverman], Dutch singer/actor (Vroeger Kon je Lachen) – October 22

1946 Claude Charron, French-Canadian politician and TV personality – October 22

1947 Lee Meredith, [Judith Lee Sauls], River Edge NJ, actress (Producers) – October 22

1952 Jeff Goldblum, actor (Fly, Jurassic Park, Independence Day), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – October 22

1959 Todd Graff, actor (Five Corners, Dominic & Eugene), born in NYC, New York – October 22

1966 Valeria Golino, Naples Italy, actress (Rain Man, Little Flames) – October 22

1967 Carlos Mencia, Honduras-born American comedian – October 22

1968 Jay Johnston, American actor and comedian (Mr. Show) – October 22

1972 D'Lo Brown, American professional wrestler – October 22

1981 Michael Fishman, actor (DJ-Roseanne), born in Long Beach, California – October 22

1990 Jonathan William Lipnicki, actor (Jeff Foxworthy Show, Jerry McGuirre) – October 22

1992 Sofia Vassilieva, American actress – October 22

 

1880 Una O'Connor, Belfast Ireland, actress (David Copperfield) – October 23

1892 Gummo [Milton] Marx, American actor and comedian (Marx Brothers) (d. 1977) – October 23

1910 Hayden Rorke, American actor (Dr Bellows-I Dream of Jeannie), born in Brooklyn, New York – October 23

1910 Sally O'Neil, actress (Beggar's Holiday, Moth), born in Bayonne, New Jersey – October 23

1917 Robert Bray, Kalispell Mont, actor (Corey-Lassie, Stagecoach West) – October 23

1918 Peggy Moran, actress (Double Date, Horror Island) – October 23

1923 Frank Sutton, Clarksville Tenn, actor (Sgt Carter-Gomer Pyle USMC) – October 23

1925 Johnny Carson, Corning Iowa, comedian (Tonight Show, Who Do You Trust) – October 23

1938 Jordan Christopher, actor (Secrets of Midland Heights), born in Youngstown, Ohio – October 23

1944 Warren Burton, actor (Jason Dunlap-Another World, born in Chicago, Illinois – October 23

1946 Gerda Lenten-Havertong, Surinam, Dutch singer/actress (Sesame St) – October 23

1954 Ang Lee, Taiwanese-born American filmmaker (Brokeback Mountain, Life of Pi), born in Chaochou, Pingtung – October 23

1959 Weird Al Yankovic [Alfred Matthew], California, parody singer (Eat It, UHF, Naked Gun) – October 23

1959 Sam Raimi, actor (Indian Summer, Thou Shalt Not Kill Except) – October 23

1961 Don and Ron Harris, American professional wrestlers – October 23

1962 Beatie Edney, actress (Diary of a Mad Old Man), born in London, England – October 23

1969 Brooke Theiss, California, actress (Wendy-Just the 10 of Us, Good & Evil) – October 23

1976 Ryan Reynolds, Canadian actor and comedian – October 23

1986 Jessica Stroup, American Actress – October 23

 

1877 Rika H E Hopper, Dutch actress (Anastasia) – October 24 – October 24

1896 Jack Warner, [Waters], actor (Christmas Carol), born in London, England

1936 David Nelson, American actor (The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet), born in NYC, New York – October 24

1940 F Murray Abraham, actor (Amadeus, Mad Man), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – October 24

1947 Kevin Kline, actor (Sophie's Choice, Big Chill), born in St. Louis, Missouri – October 24

1951 Todd Crespi, Frankfurt Germany, actor (Magician) – October 24

1957 John Kassir, American actor and comedian – October 24

1962 B D Wong, actor (Freshman, Mystery Date), born in San Francisco, California – October 24

1964 Griffin O'Neal, actor (April Fools Day, Wraith) – October 24

1972 Natasha Ann Courter, Davenport Iowa, Miss America-Iowa (1997) – October 24

1983 Adrienne Bailon, American actress and singer – October 24

1984 Kaela Kimura, Japanese model and singer – October 24

1986 Aubrey Graham, Canadian actor and rapper – October 24

1987 Lincoln Lewis, Australian actor – October 24

1988 Daniel Shalikar, actor (Honey I Blew Up the Kid) – October 24

1988 Joshua Shalikar, actor (Honey I Blew Up the Kid) – October 24

1989 Eliza Taylor-Cotter, Australian actress – October 24

 

1926 Biff McGuire, actor (Serpico, Heart is Lonely Hunter), born in New Haven, Connecticut – October 25

1927 Barbara Cook, stage singer/actress (Music Man), born in Atlanta, Georgia – October 25

1928 Anthony Franciosa, [Papaleo], actor (Jeff-Name of the Game), born in NYC, New York – October 25

1928 Jeanne Cooper, actress (Kay-Young & Restless), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 2013) – October 25

1928 Marion Ross, Albert Lea Mn, actress (Marion-Happy Days, Bkln Bridge) – October 25

1931 Annie Giradot, actress (Gypsy, Jacko & Lise), born in Paris, France – October 25

1933 Eugene "Porky" Lee, American child actor (d. 2005) – October 25

1939 Robin Spry, Canadian filmmaker and producer (d. 2005) – October 25

1950 John Matuszak, NFLer (Raiders)/actor (Hollywood Beat), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin – October 25

1955 Glynis Barber, English actress – October 25

1958 Mark Miller, actor (Search for Grace, Love Field), born in Dayton, Ohio – October 25

1962 Darlene Vogel, American actress (Pacific Blue), born in Modesto, California – October 25

1963 Tracy Nelson, California, American actress (Glitter, Square Pegs, Father Dowling) – October 25

1964 Melinda McGraw, Nicosa Cyprus, actress (Macenzie-Pursuit Of Happiness) – October 25

1964 Michael Boatman, Colo Springs Colo, actor (Carter-Spin City) – October 25

1964 Kevin Michael Richardson, American actor – October 25

1965 2 Cold Scorpio, American professional wrestler – October 25

1970 Adam Goldberg, American actor – October 25

1970 Adam Pascal, American actor – October 25

1972 Jonathan Torrens, Canadian actor – October 25

1979 Milena Roucka, Canadian former model current professional wrestler of Czech and Costa Rican descent. – October 25

1979 Sarah Thompson, American actress – October 25

1980 Mehcad Brooks, American actor and former model – October 25

1985 Maximillian Roeg, actor (Aria) – October 25

1989 Seth Mumy, actor (3 Wishes) – October 25

1995 Conchita Campbell, Canadian actress – October 25

 

1881 Margaret Wycherly, actress (Keeper of the Flame), born in London, England – October 26

1914 Jackie Coogan, actor (Uncle Fester-Addams Family), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1984) – October 26

1917 Felix the Cat, cartoon character – October 26

1933 Suzy Parker, model/actress (Chamber of Horrors), born in San Antonio, Texas – October 26

1936 Shelley Morrison, American actress – October 26

1942 Bob Hoskins, British actor, (d. 2014) – October 26

1945 Jaclyn Smith, American actress (Charlie's Angels, The Bourne Identity), born in Houston, Texas – October 26

1946 Ivan Reitman, director/producer (Private Parts, Ghostbusters, Dave) – October 26

1946 Maureen Anderman, actress (Once Upon a Family, Rupture Fatale) – October 26

1946 Pat Sajak, TV host (Wheel of Fortune, Pat Sajak Show), born in Chicago, Illinois – October 26

1946 Holly Woodlawn, transgender Puerto Rican actress (Warhol films), born in Juana Díaz (d. 2015) – October 26

1948 Marshall Colt, actor (Eric-Lottery), born in New Orleans, Louisiana – October 26

1949 Kevin Sullivan, wrestler (WCW/ECW/SMW/NWA/Georgia/CWFI) – October 26

1956 Rita Wilson, American actress – October 26

1961 Dylan McDermott, Waterbury, Connecticut, American actor (The Practice, American Horror Story) – October 26

1962 Carey Elwes, actor (Glory, Princess Bride), born in London, England – October 26

1963 Tom Cavanagh, Canadian actor/producer (Ed, Scrubs), born in Ottawa, Ontario – October 26

1965 Kelly Rowan, Canadian actress and producer. – October 26

1966 Steve Valentine, Scottish actor (Crossing Jordan), born in Bishopbriggs, Scotland – October 26

1973 Seth MacFarlane, American animator – October 26

1977 Jon Heder, American actor – October 26

1981 Sam Brown, American comedian – October 26

1984 Amanda Overmyer, American Singer, American Idol (season 7) – October 26

 

1895 John Boles, Greenville TX, singer/actor (Babes in Baghdad) – October 27

1910 Fred de Cordova, film/TV producer (Tonight Show) – October 27

1910 Jack Carson, Manitoba Canada, actor (Star is Born, Mildred Pierce) – October 27

1911 Leif Erickson, California, actor (Invaders from Mars, On the Waterfront) – October 27

1918 Teresa Wright, actress (Eleanor Gehrig-Pride of the Yankees), born in NYC, New York – October 27

1920 Nanette Fabray, actress (Katherine-One Day at a Time), born in San Diego, California – October 27

1924 Ruby Dee, American actress (A Raisin in the Sun, American Gangster), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2014) – October 27

1925 Jane Connell, actress (Jane-Stanley, Bridget-Dumpling), born in Oakland, California – October 27

1925 Mary Kay Steans, actress (Mary Kay & Johnny), born in Glendale, California – October 27

1934 Giorgos Konstadinou, Greek actor and director – October 27

1939 John Cleese, Weston-Super-Mare England, comedian (Monty Python) – October 27

1945 Carrie Snodgress, Park Ridge Ill, actress (Diary of Mad Housewife) – October 27

1950 Fran Lebowitz, author/actress (Resident Alien) – October 27

1951 Jayne Kennedy-Overton, actress (Penitentary), born in Washington, D.C. – October 27

1953 Robert Picardo, actor (Frame Up, Gremlins 2), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – October 27

1957 Jeff East, American actor (Huckleberry Finn, Superman), born in Kansas City, Missouri – October 27

1963 Deborah Moore, actress (Danielle-Day of Our Lives), born in London, England – October 27

1963 Marla Maples, [Trump], Dalton Ga, actress (Will Rogers Follies) – October 27

1980 Cassia Riley, American model – October 27

1982 Patrick Fugit, American actor – October 27

1984 Kelly Osbourne, English television personality – October 27

 

1902 Elsa Lanchester, actress (Bride of Frankenstien), born in London, England – October 28

1919 Bernhard Wicki, St Polten Austria, director/actor (Crime & Passion) – October 28

1940 Susan Harris, American television writer and producer – October 28

1944 Dennis Franz, Maywood Ill, actor (Buntz-Hill Street Blues, NYPD Blue) – October 28

1962 Daphne Zuniga, actress (Jo Reynolds-Melrose Place, Spaceballs), born in San Francisco, California – October 28

1963 Lauren Holly, actress (Picket Fences), born in Bristol, Pennsylvania – October 28

1967 Julia Roberts, Smyrna Georgia, actress (Mystic Pizza, Pretty Woman) – October 28

1973 Alvin Burke, Jr., American professional wrestler – October 28

1980 Christy Hemme, American professional wrestler – October 28

1984 Amanda Paige, American model – October 28

1996 Naelee Rae, American actress – October 28

1996 Jasmine Jessica Anthony, American actress – October 28

 

1909 Douglass Montgomery, actor (Forbidden, Harmony Lane), born in Los Angeles, California – October 29

1921 Ed Kemmer, actor (Buzz Corey-Space Patrol), born in Reading, Pennsylvania – October 29

1925 Robert Hardy, English actor – October 29

1934 Pim Jacobs, jazz pianist/Dutch TV host/actor (Gilas) – October 29

1942 Bob Ross, American artist and television host (d. 1995) – October 29

1955 Boy Abunda, Filipino journalist and television personality – October 29

1957 Dan Castellaneta, American voice actor, Best known as the voice of Homer Simpson – October 29

1959 Tamar Baruch, actress (Small Truth, Q & Q) – October 29

1961 Randy Jackson, rocker (Jackson 5-ABC), born in Gary, Indiana – October 29

1968 Grayson McCouch, actor (Morgan Winthrop-Another World), born in NYC, New York – October 29

1971 Winona Ryder, [Horowitz], Mn, actress (Heathers, Edward Scissorhand) – October 29

1972 Gabrielle Union, American actress – October 29

1972 Tracee Ellis Ross, American actress – October 29

1974 Renata Hornofova, Miss Universe-Czech Republic (1996) – October 29

1975 Kelly Lin, Chinese actress – October 29

1977 Brendan Fehr, Canadian actor – October 29

1980 Ben Foster, American actor – October 29

1982 Chelan Simmons, Canadian actress – October 29

1983 Johnny Lewis, actor (Sons of Anarchy, Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2012) – October 29

1990 Carlson Young, American actress – October 29

 

1869 Lawrence Grant, Bournemouth England, actor (Bulldog Drummond) – October 30

1879 Eily Malyon, actress (Jane Eyre, I Married a Witch, Devotion), born in London, England – October 30

1896 Ruth Gordon, Mass, actress (Rosemary's Baby, Harold & Maude) – October 30

1897 Rex Cherryman, American actor (d. 1928) – October 30

1911 Ruth Hussey, American actress (Another Thin Man), born in Providence, Rode Island, (d. 2005) – October 30

1919 Jane Randolph, actress (Railroaded!) – October 30

1922 Jane White, American actress and singer – October 30

1928 William Campbell, actor (Jerry-Cannonball, Luke-Dynasty), born in Newark, New Jersey – October 30

1930 Marilyn Alex, actress (Molly-Young & Restless), born in Hollywood, California – October 30

1931 Dick Gautier, actor (Hymie-Get Smart, Mr Terrific), born in Los Angeles, California – October 30

1934 Hamilton Camp, actor (Andrew-He & She, Meatballs 2), born in London, England – October 30

1935 Michael Winner, producer/director (Big Sleep, Death Wish) – October 30

1945 Henry Winkler, actor (Fonz-Happy Days, Night Shift), born in NYC, New York – October 30

1946 Andrea Mitchell, newscaster (NBC-TV, Summer Sunday USA), born in NYC, New York – October 30

1946 Lynne Marta, actress (Love American Style), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – October 30

1950 Louise Duart, comedienne (Paramount Comedy Theater # 5), born in Quincy, Massachusetts – October 30

1951 Harry Hamlin, actor (Michael Kuzak-LA Law), born in Pasadena, California – October 30

1953 Charles Martin Smith, Van Nuys CA, actor (American Graffiti) – October 30

1953 Kathleen Cody, actress (Charley & the Angel), born in The Bronx, New York – October 30

1955 Shanna Reed, KC Kansas, actress (Major Dad, Mirrors) – October 30

1958 Kevin Pollak, SF, comedian (Usual Suspects, Grumpy Old Men) – October 30

1960 Kim Thompson, Bath England, actress (Stealing Heaven) – October 30

1965 Charnele Brown, East Hampton NY, actress (Kim-A Different World) – October 30

1965 Gavin Rossdale, Kilburn, London, English heavy metal vocalist and actor (Bush) – October 30

1966 Scott Innes, American voice actor – October 30

1968 Jack Plotnick, American actor – October 30

1970 Nia Long, American actress (Guiding Light, Made in America, Soul Food), born in Brooklyn, New York – October 30

1973 Adam "Edge" Copeland, Canadian wrestler – October 30

1975 Maria Thayer, American actress – October 30

1977 Jason Adelman, American actor – October 30

1978 Amanda Swafford, American model – October 30

1980 Sarah Carter, Canadian actress – October 30

1981 Ivanka Trump, American model – October 30

1984 Eva Pigford, American model – October 30

1988 Janel Parrish, American actress – October 30

 

1893 Sara Allgood, actress (Jane Eyre, Spiral Staircase), born in Dublin, Ireland – October 31

1896 Ethel Waters, Chester Pa, actress (Beulah)/singer (Stormy Weather) – October 31

1902 Eduard Franz, actor (Zorro), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin – October 31

1931 Dan Rather, Wharton, Texas, American journalist and news anchor (CBS Evening News, 60 Minutes) – October 31

1934 Norman Beaton, actor (Eureka, Black Joy, Mighty Quinn) – October 31

1936 Michael Landon, Forest Hills NY, actor (Bonanza, Highway to Heaven) – October 31

1939 Tom O'Connor, British comedian – October 31

1942 David Ogden Stiers, Peoria Ill, actor (Winchester-M*A*S*H, Doc) – October 31

1944 Sally Kirkland, actress (Anna, Sting, Pvt Benjamin, Big Bad Mama), born in NYC, New York – October 31

1946 Norman Lovett, British actor – October 31

1950 Jane Pauley, newscaster (Today, NBC Weekend), born in Indianapolis, Indiana – October 31

1953 Michael J. Anderson, American actor – October 31

1957 Brian Stokes Mitchell, American singer and actor – October 31

1961 Peter Jackson, Pukerua Bay, New Zealand, film director (Lord of the Rings - Academy Award, Best Director, 2003) – October 31

1963 Rob Schneider, actor (SNL, Jamie Coleman-Men Behaving Badly) – October 31

1964 Marty Wright, American professional wrestler – October 31

1965 Rob Rackstraw, voice actor – October 31

1966 Mike O'Malley, American actor – October 31

1967 Vanilla Ice, American rapper (Ice Ice Baby) and actor (Cool as Ice) – October 31

1976 Piper Perabo, American actress – October 31

1978 Joselina Garcia, Miss Honduras Universe (1997) – October 31

1978 Zachary Knighton, American actor – October 31

1980 Eddie Kaye Thomas, American actor – October 31

1980 Samaire Armstrong, American actress – October 31

1982 Justin Chatwin, Canadian actor – October 31

1983 Katy French, Irish model (d. 2007) – October 31

1986 Christie Hayes, Australian actress – October 31

1990 James Charles Lewis aka Lil' JJ, American actor/singer – October 31

1991 Jordan-Claire Green, American actress – October 31

2000 Willow Smith – October 31

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October Social Famous Deaths

1955 Charles Christie, American film studio owner (b. 1880) – October 1

1961 Donald Cook, actor (Too Young To Go Steady), dies at 60 – October 1

1965 Gareth Hughes, actor (Midnight Girl), dies at 71 – October 1

1973 Joe Devlin, actor (Sam-Dick Tracy), dies at 74 – October 1

1990 Christine Forrest, actress (Martin), dies – October 1

1992 Harry Milton Ray, singer/actor (Avanti!), dies of stroke at 45 – October 1

1993 Reizl Bozyk, Polish/US actress (Crossing Delancey), dies at 79 – October 1

1993 Janine Darcey, French actress (Priez pour nous), dies at 75 – October 1

1993 Joseph Warren, actor (Gift of Love, Urban Warriors), dies at 77 – October 1

1995 Margaret Gorman Cahill, 1st Miss America (1921), dies at 90 – October 1

2001 Guy Beaulne, French-Canadian actor and theatre director (b. 1921) – October 1

2007 Ned Sherrin, English broadcaster, author and stage director (b. 1931) – October 1

 

1955 O B Clarence, actor (Penn of Pensnsylvania), dies – October 2

1956 George Bancroft, actor (Texas, Stagecoach, Little Men), dies at 74 – October 2

1962 Frank Lovejoy, actor (Man Against Crime, Meet McGraw), dies at 48 – October 2

1973 Paul Hartman, actor (Bert-Petticoat Junction), dies at 84 – October 2

1975 Wade Crosby, actor (Sign of Wolf, Tales of Robin Hood), dies at 70 – October 2

1985 George Savalas, actor (Kojak), dies at 58 – October 2

1985 Rock Hudson, actor (MacMillian & Wife), dies of AIDS at 59 – October 2

1985 Sidney Clute, actor (Lou Grant, Cagney & Lacey), dies at 69 – October 2

1987 Madeleine Carroll, actress (39 Steps, Secret Agent), dies at 81 – October 2

1994 Harriet Nelson, American actress, dies of congestive heart failure at 80 – October 2

1998 Gene Autry, American singer, actor, and entrepreneur (b. 1907) – October 2

2005 Nipsey Russell, American comedian (b. 1918) – October 2

2006 Tamara Dobson, American actress (b. 1947) – October 2

2008 Choi Jin-sil, South Korean actress (b. 1968) – October 2

 

1890 Andries Andre, actor (Trumpeter-Major), dies at 36 – October 3

1929 Jeanne Eagels, actress (The Letter), dies at 35 – October 3

1954 Herbert Prior, actor (Pollyanna), dies at 87 – October 3

1959 William Bishop, actor (Steve-It's a Great Life), dies at 42 – October 3

1965 Zachary Scott, US actor, (Southerner, Flame of Islands), dies at 51 – October 3

1979 Claudia Jennings, playmate (Nov, 1969), dies in car crash at 29 – October 3

1982 Vivien Merchant, actress (Accident, Offense), dies at 53 – October 3

1983 John K M McCaffery, TV host (One Minute Please), dies at 69 – October 3

1985 Charles Collingwood, newscaster (Chronicles), dies at 68 – October 3

1985 Maurice Copeland, actor (Ralph-Those Young Charmings), dies at 74 – October 3

1994 Dennis Wolfberg, comedian (Quantum Leap), dies from cancer at 48 – October 3

1994 Dub Taylor, actor (Poor Pretty Eddie), dies of a heart attack at 87 – October 3

1994 Harriet Nelson, American actress (The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet), dies at 80 – October 3

1994 V, comedian/actor, dies at 48 – October 3

1994 Virginia Dale, US actress/dancer (Holiday Inn), dies at about 77 – October 3

1994 Walter C "Dub" Taylor II, US actor (You Can't Take it All), dies at 86 – October 3

1995 Molly Harris, actress/writer (Immortal), dies at 82 – October 3

1998 Roddy McDowall, English actor (b. 1928) – October 3

2002 Bruce Paltrow, American television and film producer (b. 1943) – October 3

2003 Florence Stanley, American actress (b2004 Janet Leigh, American actress, dies at 77 – October 3

2005 Ronnie Barker, English comic actor (b. 1929) – October 3

 

1971 Edit Angold, actor (Suspense, Molly, Blue Angel), dies at 76 – October 4

1972 Colin Gordon, actor (John-Baron), dies at 61 – October 4

1989 Graham Chapman, comedian (Monty Python), dies of cancer at 48 – October 4

1990 Avis Bunnage, actor (Loneliness of Long Distance Runner), dies at 67 – October 4

1990 Jill Bennett, actress (Skull, Hawks), dies of undisclosed causes at 58 – October 4

1994 Heinz Rohmann, German actor/dir (Brave Soldier Schwejk), dies at 92 – October 4

2002 André Delvaux, Belgian film director and screenwriter (b. 1926) – October 4

2004 Rio Diaz, Filipino actress & TV hosts (b. 1959) – October 4

2006 Tom Bell, English actor on stage, television and film (b. 1933) – October 4

2010 Sir Norman Wisdom, English comedian, singer-songwriter and actor (b. 1915) – October 4

 

1933 Renee Adoree, actress (Big Parade), dies at 35 – October 5

1976 Barbara Nichols, actress (Pajama Game, Loved One), dies at 46 – October 5

1981 Gloria Grahame, American actress (Sue-Rich Man Poor Man), dies at 55 – October 5

1981 Jud Strunk, singer/comedian (Laugh-In), dies at 48 – October 5

1984 Leonard Rossiter, actor (2001, Water), dies of a heart attack at 57 – October 5

1993 Jane Nigh, American actress (Lorelei-Big Town, Blue Blood, Rawhide), dies at about 67 – October 5

1995 Linda Gary, American voice actress (b. 1944) – October 5

1997 Andrew Keir, actor (Rob Roy, Absolution, Blood Hunt), dies at 71 – October 5

1997 Brian Pillman, American professional wrestler (b. 1962) – October 5

2003 Denis Quilley, English actor (b. 1927) – October 5

2004 Rodney Dangerfield, American comedian (b. 1921) – October 5

2006 Jennifer Moss, English Actress (b. 1945) – October 5

2010 Mary Leona Gage, American beauty pageant winner and actress (b. 1939) – October 5

2011 Charles Napier, American actor (b. 1936) – October 5

2015 Chantal Akerman, Belgium film director (Akermania, Je Tu II Elle), dies at 65 – October 5

 

1953 Porter Hall, actor (Half-Breed, Double Indenity), dies at 64 – October 6

1960 Douglas Spencer, actor (The Thing), dies at 50 – October 6

1962 Tod Browning, American film director (b. 1880) – October 6

1973 Dennis Price, actor (VIPs, Pulp, Canterbury Tales), dies at 58 – October 6

1973 Sidney Blackmer, actor (Love Crazy), dies of cancer at 58 – October 6

1975 Henry Calvin, actor (Sgt Garcia-Zorro), dies at 57 – October 6

1980 Hattie Jacques, actress (Make Mine Mink, Carry On films), dies of a heart attack at 58 – October 6

1980 Ray Walker, actor (Baby Take a Bow), dies – October 6

1989 Bette Davis, US actress (All About Eve, White Mama), dies at 81 – October 6

1992 Denholm Elliott, English actor (Raiders of Lost Ark), dies at 70 – October 6

1996 Ted Bessell, director/actor (That Girl), dies of an aneurism at 61 – October 6

1999 Amalia Rodrigues, Portuguese singer and actress (b. 1920) – October 6

1999 Gorilla Monsoon, American professional wrestler/commentator (b. 1937) – October 6

2000 Richard Farnsworth, American actor (b. 1930) – October 6

2006 Eduardo Mignogna, Argentinian film director (b. 1940) – October 6

2008 Kim Ji-hoo, South Korean actor and model (b. 1985) – October 6

2009 Douglas Campbell, Scottish born Canadian actor (b. 1922) – October 6

2010 Antonie Kamerling, Dutch actor and singer (b. 1966) – October 6

2010 Colette Renard, French actress and singer (b. 1924) – October 6

2015 Kevin Corcoran, American actor (Swiss Family Robinson, Babes in Toyland), dies at 66 – October 6

 

1943 Eugeniusz Bodo, Polish actor (b. 1899) – October 7

1963 Grace Darmond, silent screen actress (Below the Surface), dies at 69 – October 7

1963 Gustaf Gründgens, German actor and director (M), dies of internal hemorrhage at 63 – October 7

1993 Cyril Cusack, actor (Fahrenheit 451), dies of neuron disease at 82 – October 7

1993 Kenneth Nelson, US/English actor (Boys in the Band), dies at 63 – October 7

1994 Paul Swift, US actor (Egg Man in Pink Flamingo), dies of AIDS at 60 – October 7

2001 Christopher Adams, British-born pro wrestler and judoka (b. 1955) – October 7

2005 Charles Rocket, American actor (b. 1949) – October 7

2010 Antonie Kamerling, Dutch actor (b. 1966) – October 7

 

1928 Larry Semon, comedian (b. 1889) – October 8

1946 Rose Melville, American stage actress (Sis Hopkins) dies at 73 – October 8

1953 Nigel Bruce, actor (Son of Lassie, Spider Woman), dies at 58 – October 8

1969 Eduardo Ciannelli, actor (Waldo-Johnny Staccato), dies at 81 – October 8

1970 Mitr Chaibancha, Thai film actor (b. 1934) – October 8

1971 Christopher Dark, actor (Man Behind the Badge), dies at 51 – October 8

1978 Karl Swenson, American actor (Lars Hanson-Little House on the Prairie), dies of a heart attack at 70 – October 8

1979 June Nash, actress (Strange Cargo, Dynamite), dies at 68 – October 8

1982 Fernando Lamas, actor/director (Lost World), dies of cancer at 67 – October 8

1983 Joan Hackett, actress (Group, Flicks, Rivals), dies of cancer at 49 – October 8

1994 Diana Churchill, actress (Spider, Sally Bishop), dies at 81 – October 8

1996 Susan Gautier TV producer-Smith, dies at 33 – October 8

1996 William Prince, actor (Ken Baxter-Another World), dies at 83 – October 8

2008 Eileen Herlie, American actress (b. 1918) – October 8

2008 Bob Friend (newscaster), British newscaster (b. 1938) – October 8

2015 Hugh Scully, British TV presenter (The Antiques Roadshow), dies at 72 – October 8

 

1941 Helen Morgan, American singer/actress, dies of liver ailment at 41 – October 9

1955 Alice Joyce, actress (Song O' My Heart), dies at 65 – October 9

1956 Marie Doro, American actress (b. 1882) – October 9

1972 Miriam Hopkins, actress (Carrie, Barbary Coast), dies at 69 – October 9

1988 Edward Chodorov, playwright/director (Louis Pasteur), dies at 84 – October 9

1990 Richard Murdoch, actor (Lilli Marlene), dies of heart attack at 83 – October 9

1991 Roy Black, German singer/actor (Kinderarzt Dr Froehlich), dies – October 9

1991 Thalmus Rasulala, actor (Blacula), dies of heart attack at 51 – October 9

1994 James Hill, English director/screenwriter (Born Free), dies at 75 – October 9

1996 Harvey Vernon, actor (Jasper-Carter Country), dies at 69 – October 9

2000 David Dukes, American actor (b. 1945) – October 9

2001 Dagmar, American television personality (b. 1921) – October 9

2001 Herbert Ross, American film director and producer (b. 1927) – October 9

2002 Charles Guggenheim, American film director/producer (b. 1924) – October 9

2005 Louis Nye, American comedian and actor (b. 1913) – October 9

2015 Gordon Honeycombe, British broadcaster/author, dies at 79 – October 9

 

1940 Berton Churchill, Canadian actor (b. 1876) – October 10

1964 Eddie Cantor, comedian (Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater), dies at 72 – October 10

1968 Wilhelmina J "Willy" Haak, Dutch actress (Abandoned Child), dies at 71 – October 10

1977 Angelo Muscat, Maltese actor (b. 1930) – October 10

1980 Bill Thomas, actor (Buckwheat), dies – October 10

1980 William "Buckwheat" Thomas, actor (Little Rascal), dies at 49 – October 10

1983 Sir Ralph Richardson, English actor (Richard III), dies at 80 – October 10

1985 Orson Welles, American actor/director (Citizen Kane, War of the Worlds), dies of a heart attack at 70 – October 10

1985 Yul Brynner, [Taidje Khan], actor (King & I), dies of cancer at 65 – October 10

1990 Carlos Thompson, actor (Mistress of the World), dies at 67 – October 10

1991 Redd Foxx, comedian (Sanford & Sons), dies of heart attack at 68 – October 10

1992 James Seay, actor (Amazing Colossal Man), dies at 78 – October 10

1996 Peter Aldersley, actor/disc jockey, dies at 72 – October 10

2002 Teresa Graves, American actress and singer (b. 1948) – October 10

2004 Christopher Reeve, American actor (b. 1952) – October 10

 

1960 Richard Cromwell, actor (Jezebel, Riot Squad), dies of cancer at 50 – October 11

1961 Leonard "Chico" Marx, comedian (Marx Brothers), dies at 74 – October 11

1971 Chester Conklin, actor (Greed, Modern Times), dies at 83 – October 11

1976 Connie Boswell, actress (Artists & Models), dies at 68 – October 11

1988 Bonita Granville, actress (The Lone Ranger, Hitler's Children), dies at 55 – October 11

1988 Morgan Farley, actor (Open Secret), dies of natural causes at 90 – October 11

1988 Wayland Flowers, ventriloquist (Madame), dies of AIDS at 48 – October 11

1989 Paul Shenar, actor (Deadly Force, Dream Lover), dies at 53 – October 11

1990 Robert Tessier, actor (Nightwish, Future Force), dies at 56 – October 11

1994 Maja Bulgakova, Ukranian actress (Krylja), dies in auto-accident at 62 – October 11

1998 Richard Denning, American actor (b. 1914) – October 11

2002 Dina Pathak, Indian Actress (b. 1922) – October 11

2009 Veronika Neugebauer, German actress and voice actress (b. 1969) – October 11

 

1940 Tom Mix, American actor (Texan, Hidden Gold), dies at 60 – October 12

1958 Ed Hinton, actor (Henderson-I Lived 3 Lives), dies at 30 – October 12

1958 Gordon Griffith, American actor, director, and producer (b. 1907) – October 12

1967 Nat Pendleton, Olympic wrestler/actor (Reckless), dies at 72 – October 12

1977 Doris Davenport, actress (Behind the News, Westerner), dies at 81 – October 12

1979 Celia Lovsky, Austrian-American actress (Man of a Thousand Faces), dies from natural causes at 82 – October 12

1983 The Grand Wizard of Wrestling, Wrestling manager – October 12

1985 Johnny Olsen, TV announcer (Price is Right), dies at 75 – October 12

1988 Ken Murray, actor (Bill & Coo, Crooner, Half-Marriage), dies at 85 – October 12

1990 Max Tailleur, adjunct prince Bernhard/Jewish humorist, dies – October 12

1991 Aline MacMahon, US actress (Backdoor to Heaven), dies at 92 – October 12

1991 Regis Toomey, actor (Dive Bomber, Cry Danger, Magic Town), dies at 89 – October 12

1991 Sheila Florance, Australian actress (Cactus), dies of cancer at 75 – October 12

1992 Alexander Pola, [Abraham Polak], actor/writer (Farce Major), dies – October 12

1992 John Hancock, actor (LA Law, Love & War), dies of a heart attack at 51 – October 12

1993 Leon Ames, actor (Father of the Bride), dies at 91 of stroke – October 12

1995 Gary Bond, actor (Outback, Zulu, Anne of Thousand Days), dies at 55 – October 12

2006 Gillo Pontecorvo, Italian film director (b. 1919) – October 12

2011 Heinz Bennent, German actor (b. 1921) – October 12

2011 Patricia Breslin, American actress (b. 1931) – October 12

2015 Joan Leslie, American actress (High Sierra, Yankee Doodle Dandy), dies at 90 – October 12

 

1905 Henry Irving, [John H Brodribb], English actor (Hamlet), dies at 67 – October 13

1917 Florence La Badie, American actress – October 13

1948 Samuel S. Hinds, American actor (Raven, Test Pilot), dies at 73 – October 13

1953 Millard Mitchell, actor (12 O'Clock High, Gunfighter), dies at 50 – October 13

1961 Maya Deren (born Eleanora Derenkowskaia) American filmmaker dies of a brain hemorrhage aged 44 – October 13

1963 Henry Daniell, English actor (Woman in Green, Body Snatchers), dies – October 13

1966 Clifton Webb, American actor (Razor's Edge), dies of a heart attack at 76 – October 13

1968 Bea Benaderet, actress (Petticoat Junction), dies of lung cancer at 62 – October 13

1974 Ed Sullivan, TV host (Ed Sullivan Show, Toast of the Town), dies at 73 – October 13

1979 Clarence Muse, actor (Sam-Casablanca), dies at 90 – October 13

1981 Nils Asther, actor (Son of Lassie, Wild Orchids), dies at 84 – October 13

1990 Hans Freudenthal, mathematician/director OW&OC (F Institution), dies – October 13

1991 Donald Houston, actor (Battle Hell, Study in Terror), dies at 67 – October 13

1992 Hughes Rudd, news anchor (CBS Morning News), dies of aneurysm at 71 – October 13

1993 Gwen Wells, actress (Nashville), dies of cancer at 42 – October 13

1993 Leon Ames, US actor (Mr Ed, Peggy Sue got Married), dies at 90 – October 13

1996 Beryl Reid, actress (Yellowbeard, Psychomania), dies at 76 – October 13

2000 Jean Peters, American actress (b. 1926) – October 13

2011 Barbara Kent, Canadian born - U.S. silent film actress and WAMPAS Baby Stars (b.1907) – October 13

2012 Gary Ennis Collins, American film and television actor, dies from natural causes at 74 – October 13

 

1959 Errol Flynn, Australian-born US actor (Captain Blood), dies of a heart attack at 50 – October 14

1973 Edmund A. Chester, American broadcaster and journalist (b. 1897) – October 14

1976 Edith Evans, English actress (Tom Jones, Scrooge, Chalk Garden), dies at 88 – October 14

1977 Bing Crosby, US singer/actor (Going My Way), dies of a heart attack at 74 – October 14

1983 Paul Fix, actor (Rifleman), dies at 82 of kidney failure – October 14

1986 [Francis XA] Keenan Wynn, US actor (Dr Strangelove), dies at 70 – October 14

1988 Mary Morris, actress (Agitator, Double Door), dies – October 14

1989 Michael Carmine, actor (Batteries Not Included), dies at 30 – October 14

1993 Walter Brown Newman, US screenwriter (Cat Ballou), dies at 77 – October 14

1996 Laura La Plante, screen actress (Show Boat, Scandal), dies at 91 – October 14

2003 Patrick Dalzel-Job, English soldier and inspiration for James Bond (b. 1913) – October 14

2004 Vlassis Bonatsos, Greek singer, actor and entertainer (b. 1949) – October 14

2009 Captain Lou Albano. American Professional Wrestler and Manager. (b. 1933) – October 14

2010 Simon MacCorkindale, English actor (Falcon Crest, Manimal), dies of bowel cancer at 58 – October 14

 

1937 James Marcus, American actor (The Eagle, The Lonely Trail) dies at 70 – October 15

1948 Edythe Chapman, American actress (b. 1863) – October 15

1958 John Hamilton, actor (Perry White-Superman), dies at 61 – October 15

1960 Clara Kimball Young, actress (Return of Chandu), dies of stroke at 70 – October 15

1960 Henny Porten, silent screen actress (Mother Love), dies at 70 – October 15

1960 Maude Eburne, actress (Ladies They Talk About, Guardsman), dies at 84 – October 15

1968 Bea Benaderet, NYC, actress (Kate-Petticoat Junction), dies at 62 – October 15

1969 Rod[erique] La Rocque, US western actor (Mystery Woman), dies – October 15

1977 Ralph Truman, actor (Henry V, Treasure Island), dies at 77 – October 15

1981 Frank DeKova, actor (Chief Wild Eagle-F Troop), dies at 71 – October 15

1981 Justin Jud Strunk Jr, comedian (Laugh In), dies at 48 – October 15

1982 Elsie Randolph, actress (That'll Make You Whistle), dies – October 15

1983 Pat O'Brien, actor (Some like it hot), dies of heart attack at 83 – October 15

1994 Wilhelmus HL "Willem" Tollenaar, actor/director (Elkerlyc), dies at 82 – October 15

1995 Phil Sidey, broadcaster, dies at 69 – October 15

2008 Edie Adams, American singer and Broadway actress (b. 1927) – October 15

2010 Johnny Sheffield, American actor (b. 1931) – October 15

2011 Betty Driver, British Actress (b. 1920 – October 15

 

1966 George O'Hara, American actor (b. 1899) – October 16

1972 Leo G Carroll, actor (Topper, Man From Uncle), dies at 80 – October 16

1978 Dan Dailey, American dancer and actor (Governor & JJ), dies of anemia at 62 – October 16

1981 Stanley Clements, actor (Boys' Prison, Army Bound, Hot News), dies – October 16

1984 Ken Carpenter, TV announcer (Lux Video Theater), dies at 84 – October 16

1984 Peggy Ann Garner, actress (Ford Theater), dies at 53 of cancer – October 16

1985 Claude Stroud, actor (Hobart-Ted Knight Show, Duke), dies at 78 – October 16

1989 Cornel Wilde, actor (Saadia, Comic, Beach Red, Gargoyles), dies at 74 – October 16

1991 Tonny Huurdeman, singer/actress (Frills), dies – October 16

1992 Shirley Booth, actress (Hazel), dies of natural causes at 94 – October 16

1996 Jason Bernard, actor (judge-Liar Liar), dies of heart attack at 58 – October 16

1997 Audra Lindley, actress (Helen Roper-3's Company, Ropers), dies at 79 – October 16

1999 Jean Shepherd, American writer and actor (b. 1921) – October 16

2003 Stu Hart, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1915) – October 16

2005 "Len" Dresslar, American singer and voice actor (b. 1925) – October 16

2005 Eugene "Porky" Lee, American child actor (b. 1933) – October 16

2006 Ross Davidson, British actor (b. 1949) – October 16

2006 Lister Sinclair, Canadian broadcaster and playwright (b. 1921) – October 16

2007 Deborah Kerr, Scottish actress (From Here to Eternity, The King and I) dies at 86 – October 16

2010 Barbara Billingsley, American actress (b. 1915) – October 16

2013 Ed Lauter, American actor, dies from mesothelioma at 74 – October 16

 

1917 Maria J "Marie" Bakker, actress/wife of Maarten Stranger, dies at 59 – October 17

1921 Katherine Griffith, actress (Pollyanna), dies at 45 – October 17

1956 Anne Crawford, British film actor (b. 1920) – October 17

1966 Soledad Jiminez, Spanish actor (Phantom ofthe Range), dies at 91 – October 17

1970 Vola Vale, American actress (b. 1897) – October 17

1979 John Stuart, actor (Number 17), dies at 81 – October 17

1979 S J Perelman, US humorist (Around the World in 80 Days), dies at 75 – October 17

1991 J[ames] G Devlin, actor (No Surrender), dies at 84 – October 17

1998 Joan Hickson, British actress (b. 1906) – October 17

2000 Leo Nomellini, wrestler (b. 1924) – October 17

2006 Daniel Emilfork, French actor (b. 1924) – October 17

2006 Christopher Glenn, American newscaster (b. 1938) – October 17

2012 Sylvia Maria Kristel, Dutch actress, dies from throat and liver cancer at 60 – October 17

2015 Danièle Delorme, [Gabrielle Girard], French actress (Pardon My Affair), dies at 89 – October 17

 

1961 Tsuru Aoki, Japanese-born American actress (b. 1892) – October 18

1965 Henry Travers, actor (Bells of St Mary, High Sierra), dies at 91 – October 18

1966 Bill Nestell, US actor (Dangerous Venture), dies of heart attack at 73 – October 18

1968 Lee Tracy, actor (Doctor X, Bombshell, Best Man), dies of cancer at 70 – October 18

1973 Frank Knight, TV announcer (Chronoscope), dies at 79 – October 18

1975 Al Lettieri, actor (Beautiful but Deadly, Don is Dead), dies at 47 – October 18

1982 Dwain Esper, American film director (b. 1892) – October 18

1984 Jon-Erik Hexum, actor (Bear), dies by a gun loaded with blanks at 26 – October 18

1993 Lois Kibbee, American actress (Edge of Night), dies of a brain tumor at 71 – October 18

1995 Bryan Johnson, singer/actor, dies at 69 – October 18

1997 Nancy Dickerson, 1st female news correspondent (CBS), dies at 70 – October 18

2000 Julie London, American singer and actress (b. 1926) – October 18

2000 Gwen Verdon, American dancer and actress (b. 1925) – October 18

2005 John Hollis, British actor (b. 1931) – October 18

 

1918 Harold Lockwood, American actor (b. 1887) – October 19

1955 John Hodiak, actress (Lifeboat, Battleground), dies at 41 – October 19

1964 Maurice Gosfield, actor (Doberman-Phil Silvers Show), dies at 51 – October 19

1971 Betty Bronson, actress (Naked Kiss), dies after brief illness at 64 – October 19

1978 Gig Young, American actor, kills his bride of 3 weeks and commits suicide at 64 – October 19

1994 Martha Raye, actress (Pin Up Girl), dies after illness at 78 – October 19

2003 Michael Hegstrand, American professional wrestler (b. 1960) – October 19

2008 Rudy Ray Moore, American comedian and actor (Dolemite) (b. 1937) – October 19

2009 Joseph Wiseman, Canadian actor (b. 1918) – October 19

2010 Tom Bosley, American actor (b. 1927) – October 19

2013 Noel Harrison, British singer and actor, dies from a heart attack at 79 – October 19

 

1942 May Robson, actress (Star is Born, Reckless), dies at 84 – October 20

1952 Basil Radford, actor (Whisky Galore, Dead of Night), dies at 55 – October 20

1959 Werner Krauss, actor (Joyless Street), dies at 75 – October 20

1970 Patrick Wymark, actor (Skull, Tomb of Ligeia), dies at 44 – October 20

1989 Anthony Quayle, actor (Moses, Operation Crossbow), dies at 76 – October 20

1990 Joel McCrea, actor (Ramrod), dies of pulmonary complications at 84 – October 20

1993 Maurice Dolbier, US actor/writer (Nowhere near Everest), dies at 81 – October 20

1994 Burt Lancaster, actor (Elmer Gantry), dies of heart attack at 80 – October 20

1994 Eberhard Feik, German actor (Tatort), dies at 50 – October 20

1994 Sergei F Bondartsjoek, actor/director (Waterloo), dies at 74 – October 20

1995 Christopher Stone, actor (Dave-Dallas, Interns), dies at 53 – October 20

1995 Jack Rose, screenwriter, dies at 83 – October 20

2002 Barbara Berjer, American actress (b. 1920) – October 20

2002 Bernard Fresson, French actor (b. 1931) – October 20

2003 Jack Elam, American actor (b. 1918) – October 20

2003 Miodrag Petrović, Serbian actor (b. 1924) – October 20

2006 Jane Wyatt, American actress (Father Knows Best), dies at 96 – October 20

 

1777 Samuel Foote, English dramatist and actor (b. 1720) – October 21

1906 [Georgette A] Helena Amelung, actress (Small Lord), dies at 55 – October 21

1965 Marie McDonald, singer/actress (Promises Promises), dies of OD at 42 – October 21

1966 Gertrude Hoffman, actress (Mrs Odetts-My Little Margie), dies at 95 – October 21

1971 Raymond Hatton, actor (Girls in Prison), dies of heart attack at 84 – October 21

2003 Fred Berry, American actor (b. 1951) – October 21

2005 Tara Correa-McMullen, American actress, shot at 16 – October 21

2012 Dann Cahn, American film editor, dies of natural causes at 89 – October 21

2015 Marty Ingels, American comedian (I'm Dickens He's Fenster), dies at 79 – October 21

 

1918 Myrtle Gonzalez, American film and stage actress (b. 1891) – October 22

1981 Michael Granger, actor (Creature with Atom Brain, Pier 5 Havana), dies – October 22

1984 Napoleon Whiting, actor (Silas-Big Valley), dies at 75 – October 22

1986 Ivor Francis, actor (Dusty's Trail), dies at 68 – October 22

1986 Jane Dornnacker, WNBC-AM NYC helicopter traffic reporter, dies doing a live traffic report as her copter crashes – October 22

1987 Lino Ventura, Italian/French actor (Medusa touch), dies at 68 – October 22

1989 Roland Winters, actor (Jet Pilot, Meet Millie), dies at 84 – October 22

1991 Peter Willes, British actor/producer (Way We Live), dies – October 22

1992 Cleavon Little, American actor (Blazing Saddles), dies of colon cancer at 53 – October 22

1995 Mary Wickes, actress (Sister Act), dies at 79 – October 22

2005 Tony Adams, Irish film producer (b. 1953) – October 22

2006 Arthur Hill, Canadian actor (b. 1922) – October 22

2009 Don Lane, American-born Australian television personality (b. 1933) – October 22

2009 Soupy Sales, American comedian and television personality (b. 1926) – October 22

 

1730 Anne Oldfield, English actress (b. 1683) – October 23

1936 (Marie) Louise Hens, Flemish actress (Bitter Pill), dies at 80 – October 23

1950 Al Jolson, [Asa Yoelson], singer/actor (Jazz Singer), dies at 64 – October 23

1952 Susan Peters, actress (Random Harvest), dies at 31 – October 23

1957 Frederick Burton, actor (One Way Passage), dies at 86 – October 23

1959 Gerda Lundequist, Swedish actress (b. 1871) – October 23

1966 Claire McDowell, actress (Big Parade), dies after long illness at 88 – October 23

1975 Barboura Morris, actor (Wasp Woman, Machine-Gun Kelly), dies at 43 – October 23

1975 Charles Brokaw, actor (Outer Gate, I Cover the War), dies at 77 – October 23

1983 Jessica Savage, Margate NJ, newscaster (NBC Weekend), dies at 36 – October 23

1983 Tamara Shayne (Jolson Story), actress, dies at 80 of a heart attack – October 23

1984 David Gorcey, actor (Angel's Alley), dies at 63 in a diabetic coma – October 23

1984 Oskar Werner, actor (Farenehit 451), dies of a heart attack at 61 – October 23

1986 Lino Ventura, actor (French Detective, Slap, Jig-Saw), dies at 67 – October 23

1989 Armida, Mexican-American stage, vaudeville and film actress (b. 1911) – October 23

1994 Robert Lansing, actor (Blade Runner, Equalizer), dies of cancer at 66 – October 23

1994 William Leonard, head (CBS News), dies of a stroke at 78 – October 23

1997 Bert Haanstra, Dutch filmmaker (b. 1916) – October 23

2000 Rodney Anoa'i aka Yokozuna, Samoan-American professional wrestler (b. 1966) – October 23

2003 Tony Capstick, English actor, comedian, and musician (b. 1944) – October 23

2005 William Hootkins, American actor (b. 1948) – October 23

2011 Herbert A. Hauptman, American Mathematician whose models for determining the chemical crystal structures vital for life revolutionized chemistry, dies at 94 – October 23

 

1930 Renaat Verheijen, Flemish actor/director (Dr Faustus), dies at 26 – October 24

1958 Esther Delterne, Flemish actress/revue-artists, dies at 81 – October 24

1963 Beverly Wills, actress (Beverly-I Married Joan), dies at 29 – October 24

1967 Lyle Latell, actor (Not of the Earth, Sky Dragon), dies at 63 – October 24

1981 Deborah Baltzell, actress (Karen-I'm a Big Girl Now), dies at 25 – October 24

1982 James Philbrook, actor (Islanders, Investigators), dies at 58 – October 24

1983 Jessica Savitch, news anchor (NBC-TV), dies at 35 – October 24

1984 Edith Massey, actress (Polyester, Pink Flamingos), dies at 66 – October 24

1984 Walter Woolf King, actor/TV host (Lights Cameras Action), dies at 85 – October 24

1991 Gene Roddenberry, creator (Star Trek), dies of cardiac arrest at 70 – October 24

1994 Raul Julia, actor (Addams Family), dies of stroke at 54 – October 24

1997 Don Messick, cartoon voice (Astro-Jetsons, Bamm Bamm), dies at 62 – October 24

2015 Maureen O'Hara [FitzSimons], Irish-American actress and singer (Miracle on 34th St, The Quiet Man), dies at 95 – October 24

 

1933 Lillian Hall-Davies actress (Farmer's Wife, Ring), dies at 36 – October 25

1957 Maria "Mary" Beekman, actress (Modern Landhaaien), dies at 73 – October 25

1959 Bob Murphy, TV host (RFD America), dies at 42 – October 25

1964 Belle Montrose, actress (Mrs Harrison-Hathaways), dies at 78 – October 25

1969 Rudolf Forster, actor (Threepenny Opera, Tonio Kroeger), dies at 84 – October 25

1971 Albertus W "Albert" van Dalsum, actor/director (King Lear), dies at 82 – October 25

1975 Frank Puglia actor (Black Orchid, Jungle Book), dies at 83 – October 25

1984 Pascale Ogier, actress (Ghost Dance), dies of heart attack at 24 – October 25

1986 Forrest Tucker, actor (O'Rourke-F Troop, Dusty Trail), dies at 67 – October 25

1987 Cecil Brown, news correspondent (CBS), dies at 80 – October 25

1988 Bill Cody, actor (Blazing Justice, Ghost City), dies at 75 – October 25

1991 Khigh Dhiegh, actor (Forbidden Nights), dies of heat failure at 75 – October 25

1993 Vincent Price, actor (Raven, Fly), dies of lung cancer at 82 – October 25

1994 Mildred Natwick, US actress (Barefoot in Park), dies at 89 – October 25

1994 Lillian Hayman, American actress (Leslie Uggams Show), dies at 72 – October 25

1995 David Healy, actor (Supergirl, Doomsday Gun, Patton), dies at 64 – October 25

1995 Viveca Lindfors, actress (Stargate, Luba, Misplaced), dies at 74 – October 25

2002 Richard Harris, Irish actor (A Man Called Horse, This Sporting Life) and singer (MacArthur Park) dies of Hodgkin's disease at 72 – October 25

2004 John Peel, English DJ and Broadcaster dies of a heart attack aged 65 – October 25

2010 Lisa Blount, American actress and producer (b. 1957) – October 25

2013 Marcia Wallace, American actress, dies from pneumonia at 70 – October 25

2013 Nigel Davenport, English actor, dies at 85 – October 25

Oct 26

1962 Louise Beavers, actress (Beulah-Beulah), dies at 64 – October 26

1968 Erich Von Stroheim, actor/director (Napoleon), dies of cancer at 52 – October 26

1971 Robert Gordon director/writer (Loveless), dies at 76 – October 26

1971 Vincent Coleman, American actor (b. 1901) – October 26

1984 Sue Randall, actress (Miss Landers-Leave it to Beaver), dies at 49 – October 26

1990 William Paley, CEO (CBS), dies of a heart attack at 89 – October 26

1992 Laurel Cronin, actor (Beethoven, Housesitter), dies of cancer at 53 – October 26

1994 Rudi van Vlaenderen, Flemish actor/dir/poet (Thyestes), dies at 64 – October 26

1994 Tutta Rolf, actress (Whalers), dies at 87 – October 26

1999 Hoyt Axton, American actor and country music singer-songwriter (b. 1938) – October 26

2008 Delmar Watson, American child actor (b. 1926) – October 26

 

1962 Fatso Marco, comedian (Milton Berle Show), dies at 56 – October 27

1964 Sammee Tong, actor (Bachelor Father, Mickey), dies at 63 – October 27

1972 Lew Parker, actor (Lou Marie-That Girl), dies a day before turning 65 – October 27

1973 Allan "Rocky" Lane, western actor (Mister Ed, Red Ryder), dies at 64 – October 27

1980 Judy LaMarsh, Canadian politician, author and broadcaster (b. 1924) – October 27

1981 John Warburton, actor (King Rat, Cavalcade), dies at 94 – October 27

1988 Charles Hawtrey, English actor (Carry On), dies near London at 73 – October 27

1990 Ugo Tognazzi actor/director (La Cage Aux Folles), dies at 68 – October 27

1995 Susi Hush, English television producer, dies at 49 – October 27

2003 Rod Roddy, American television announcer (b. 1937) – October 27

2010 Denise Borino, American actress (b. 1964) – October 27

2010 James Wall, American actor and stage manager (b. 1917) – October 27

 

1905 Alphonse Allais, French humorist/writer (Le chat noir), dies – October 28

1939 Alice Brady, actress (My Man Godfrey, Gay Divorcee), dies at 46 – October 28

1969 Constance Dowling, actress (Blind Spot), dies of cardiac arrest at 49 – October 28

1973 Sergio Tofano, Italian actor (b. 1883) – October 28

1980 Leon Janney, actor (Jim Matthews-Another World, Hawk), dies at 63 – October 28

1991 John Korbal, film historian (Marlene Dietrich), dies at 51 – October 28

1996 Morey Amsterdam, comedian (Dick Van Dyke Show), dies at 87 – October 28

1997 Paul Jarrico, American screenwriter (b. 1915) – October 28

1998 James Goldman, American screenwriter/playwright (The Lion in Winter) dies of a heart attack at 71 – October 28

2000 Lída Baarová, Czech actress (b. 1914) – October 28

2002 Margaret Booth, American film editor (b. 1898) – October 28

2005 Ljuba Tadić, Serbian actor (b. 1929) – October 28

2010 James MacArthur, American actor (b. 1937) – October 28

2010 Gerard Kelly, Scottish actor (b. 1959) – October 28

 

1963 Adolphe Menjou, actor (Front Page, Star is Born), dies at 73 – October 29

1966 [Louis C] Marcel Berckmans, painter/actor (Manner Kater), dies at 83 – October 29

1985 John Lodge, actor (Sensation, In Like Flint)/(gov-R-CT), dies at 82 – October 29

1986 Mimis Fotopoulos, Greek actor (b. 1913) – October 29

1991 Maria Monica, silent film actress, dies – October 29

1996 Patricia Ticia Anne Ingrams, broadcaster, dies at 50 – October 29

2004 Vaughn Meader, American comedian (b. 1936) – October 29

 

1967 Charles Trowbridge, actor (Mummy's Hand), dies at 85 – October 30

1968 Pert Kelton, actress (Cavalcade of Stars), dies at 61 – October 30

1981 Georges Brassens, French screenwriter, dies – October 30

1984 June Duprez, actress (Calcutta, Tiger Fang), dies at 66 – October 30

1984 Mario Gallo, actor (Delvecchio), dies at 61 – October 30

1985 Kirby Grant, actor/singer (Sky King), dies in an auto accident at 74 – October 30

1988 John Houseman, actor (Paper Chase), dies at 86 – October 30

1988 Sugar Geise, actress (Rhythm Parade), dies after brief illness at 71 – October 30

1990 Henry Lauter, actor (Tarzan's Fight), dies – October 30

1994 Martyn Wiley, writer/broadcaster, dies at 40 – October 30

1997 Sam Fuller, director/writer (Big Red One), dies at 86 – October 30

2000 Steve Allen, American comedian, author, and composer (b. 1921) – October 30

2002 Juan Antonio Bardem, Spanish director and screenwriter (b. 1922) – October 30

2004 Peggy Ryan, American actress (b. 1924) – October 30

2007 Robert Goulet, American entertainer (b. 1933) – October 30

2015 Al Molinaro, American actor (Murray-Odd Couple, Al-Happy Days), dies at 96 – October 30

 

1925 Max Linder, actor (Man in the Silk Hat), dies at 41 – October 31

1943 Max Reinhardt, German film director (b. 1873) – October 31

1945 Henry Ainley, actor (As You Like It), dies at 66 – October 31

1963 Henry Daniell, actor (Camille, Body Snatchers), dies at 69 – October 31

1965 Rita Johnson, actress (All Mine to Give), dies at 53 – October 31

1968 Ramon Novarro, [Jose RG Samaniegos], actor (Ben Hur), dies at 69 – October 31

1975 Joseph Calleia, actor (Jungle Book, Gilda), dies at 78 – October 31

1976 Linda Watkins, actress (From Hell it Came, Harpy), dies at 68 – October 31

1977 Joan Tetzel, actress (Hell Below Zero), dies at 56 – October 31

1985 Poul Reichhardt, Danish actor (b. 1913) – October 31

1988 John Houseman, actor (The Paper Chase, Rollerball, The Fog), dies of spinal cancer at 86 – October 31

1991 Bert Bertram, actor (How to Steal a Million), dies of cancer at 97 – October 31

1991 Johan Schmitz, actor (Gysbregt van Aemstel/Soldat van Orange), dies – October 31

1991 Gene Anderson, American professional wrestler (b. 1933) – October 31

1993 Federico Fellini, director (La Dolce Vita), dies of stroke at 73 – October 31

1993 River Phoenix, actor (Stand By Me), dies of drug overdose at 23 – October 31

1994 Jole Silvani, [Niobe Quaiatti], Italian actress (La citta' Delle), dies – October 31

1995 Rosalind Cash, American actress (Emma-Go Tell It on the Mountain), dies of cancer at 56 – October 31

2000 Ring Lardner, Jr., American screenwriter (b. 1915) – October 31

2002 Raf Vallone, Italian actor (b. 1916) – October 31

2005 Mary Wimbush, English actress (b. 1924) – October 31

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October Social Famous Weddings

1949 Television host and comedian Johnny Carson (23) weds Joan Morrill Wolcott (23) at the North Platte Episcopalian Church – October 1

1984 Actress Sigourney Weaver (34) weds filmmaker Jim Simpson (28) – October 1

1988 Robert Englund, actor who plays Freddie Kruger weds Nancy Booth – October 1

1994 Actress Whoopi Goldberg (38) weds labor union organizer Lyle Trachtenberg in California – October 1

2008 "7th Heaven" actress Beverley Mitchell (27) weds Michael Cameron (27) at the Church of Santa Maria a Gradillo in Ravello, Italy – October 1

2011 Rock bassist Gene Simmons (62) weds actress and model Shannon Tweed (55) at the historic Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, California  – October 1

2014 Actress Scarlett Johansson (30) weds advertising agency owner Romain Dauriac in Philipsburg, Montana – October 1

 

1955 Actress Joyce Randolph marries publisher Richard Charles – October 2

1970 Actor Christopher Plummer (40) weds actress Elaine Taylor (26) in Montreal, Quebec – October 2

1993 Spike Lee weds Tonya Lewis – October 2

1999 "Matchbox Twenty" lead singer Rob Thomas (27) weds model Marisol Maldonado in Santa Ynez, California – October 2

2004 "Married ... With Children" actress Katey Sagal (50) weds "The Shield" writer Kurt Sutter (42) in Los Feliz, California – October 2

2011 Canadian stand-up comedian and actor Seth Rogen (30) weds screenwriter Lauren Miller at Kunde Family Estate in Sonoma, California – October 2

 

1833 Composer Hector Berlioz marries actress Harriet Smithson – October 3

1944 Comedian Jerry Lewis marries singer Patti Palmer – October 3

1998 Dutch-born model Annette Roque (33) weds The Today show cohost Matt Lauer (41) at Presbyterian Church in Bridgehampton, New York – October 3

2008 Radio personality Howard Stern (54) weds actress Beth Ostrosky (36) in Manhattan, New York – October 3

 

1942 Actor Gregory Peck (26) weds real estate broker Greta Kukkonen (31) – October 4

1980 "The Princess Bride" actor Chris Sarandon (38) weds model Lisa Cooper – October 4

1997 MTV news anchor Tabitha Soren (30) weds "Liars Poker" author Michael Lewis (37) in Garrison, New York – October 4

 

1937 Two-time Oscar winner actor Anthony Quinn (22) weds actress Katherine de Mille (26) – October 5

1945 Actress Janet Leigh (18) weds Stanley Reames at Morris Chapel in Stockton, California – October 5

1968 "The Dirty Dozen" actor Charles Bronson (46) weds Jill Ireland – October 5

1971 Television producer Lorne Michaels (26) weds comedy writer Rosie Shuster (21) – October 5

1981 "The Hollywood Knights" actress Michelle Pfeiffer (23) weds actor Peter Horton (28) in Santa Monica – October 5

1991 Actor Ted Shackelford (Knots Landing) weds Annett Wolf – October 5

2001 F1 racing driver Ralf Schumacher (26) weds former model Cora Brinkmann at the church of Maria Plain in Salzburg, Austria – October 5

2002 "Angel" actress Charisma Carpenter (32) weds Damian Hardy – October 5

2004 Professional golfer Tiger Woods (28) weds former Swedish model Elin Nordegren (24) at Sandy Lane Resort in St. James, Barbados – October 5

2008 American Idol season 6 fourth finalist LaKisha Jones (28) weds financial adviser Larry Davis at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California – October 5

 

1991 Actress Elizabeth Taylor (59) weds for 8th time to construction worker Larry Fortensky (39) – October 6

1996 American country singer Faith Hill (44) weds singer and actor Tim McGraw (45) in 2007 "Baywatch" actress Pamela Anderson (40) weds Rick Salomon (39) at the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas – October 6

2012 Former "Private Practice" actress Audra McDonald (42) weds Broadway star Will Swenson (38) in Croton-on-Hudson, New York – October 6

 

1965 Actress and comedian Phyllis Diller (48) weds actor Warde Donovan – October 7

1995 "Cheers" actor Ted Danson (47) weds Academy Award-winning actress Mary Steenbergen (42) – October 7

2006 Comedian-actor Tim Allen (53) weds actress Jane Hajduk (39) at an outdoor ceremony in Grand Lake, Colorado – October 7

differences after 5 years of marriage – October 7

 

1935 Ozzie Nelson marries Harriet Hilliard (The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriett) – October 8

1994 "Growing Pains" actress Tracey Gold (25) weds Roby Marshall (29) at St. Charles Catholic Church – October 8

2005 Gilmore Girls" actress Melissa McCarthy (34) weds "Joey" actor Ben Falcone (32) at the Oviatt Penthouse in Los Angeles – October 8

2015 Actress Angelababy (26) weds long-term boyfriend Huang Xiaoming in Shanghai, China – October 8

 

1999 "Pretty in Pink" actor Andrew McCarthy (36) weds Carol Schneider – October 9

2005 "The O.C." writer and talk show host Regis Philbin's daughter Jennifer Joy Philbin (31) weds NBC comedy series "The Office" writer Michael Schur (32) at St. Ignatius Loyola Church in New York City – October 9

2011 TV personality Layla Kayleigh (22) weds Radio Talk Show Host/DJ Steve Covino (36) in Las Vegas, Nevada – October 9

 

1975 Actress Elizabeth Taylor (43) 6th marriage and remarriage to actor Richard Burton (49) – October 10

1992 Actress Ally Sheedy weds actor David Lansbury – October 10

1992 Actress Heather Thomas weds entertainment lawyer Skip Brittenham – October 10

2009 Ice hockey right winger Pavel Bure (38) weds model Alina Khasanova (23) in Moscow, Russia – October 10

I2010 Actress and singer Alexa Vega (22) weds film producer Sean Covel (34) at the historical Homestake Opera House in South Dakota – October 10

2010 Actor Dave Annable (31) weds actress Odette Yustman (25) at Twin Peaks Ranch in Ojai, California – October 10

2010 American Idol Season 9 runner-up Crystal Bowersox (25) weds musician Brian Walker at the Uncommon Ground Cafe in Chicago – October 10

2010 "Blossom" actress Jenna von Oy (33) weds Dell computer data consultant Brad Bratcher (39) in Newtown, Connecticut – October 10

2015 Supermodel Hilary Rhoda (28) weds former pro hockey player Sean Avery (33) at the Parrish Art Museum in Long Island – October 10

2015 Actor Victor Garber (66) weds artist and model Rainer Andreesen in Tofino, Canada – October 10

2015 "True Detective" actress Leven Rambin (25) weds True Blood star Jim Parrack (35) in Austin, Texas – October 10

 

1997 "Charlie's Angels" actress Jaclyn Smith (52) weds Chicago heart surgeon Bradley Allen (43) at United Westwood Methodist Church – October 11

2003 "The West Wing" actress Annabeth Gish (32) weds former "The X-Files" stunt man Wade Allen at The Sea Ranch Lodge – October 11

2009 "Mad Men" vixen Christina Hendricks (37) weds actor Geoffrey Arend (34) at the couple's favorite Il Buco restaurant in New York City – October 11

 

1980 Oscar-winning actor Dustin Hoffman (43) weds businesswoman Lisa Gottsegen (26) in Roxbury, Connecticut – October 12

1991 Steven Spielberg weds Kate Capshaw – October 12

1997 "Malcolm X" actress Angela Bassett (39) weds actor Courtney B. Vance (38) in Los Angeles – October 12

2003 Actor Danny Nucci (35) weds actress Paula Marshall (39) in Los Angeles – October 12

2012 Comedian and ventriloquist Jeff Dunham (50) weds fitness model Audrey Murdick (32) at the Sunstone Vineyards in Santa Ynez, California – October 12

2013 Grammy award-winning record producer Pharrell Williams (40) weds model Helen Lasichanh in Miami, Florida – October 12

 

2012 "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" actor Alfonso Ribeiro (41) weds Angela Unkrich (31) in California – October 13

 

1995 "Sleep with Me" actress Meg Tilly (35) weds United Artists studio president John Calley (65) in Los Angeles – October 14

2000 Asylum recording artist Bryan White (26) weds actress Erika Page at Royal Lane Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas – October 14

2001 Actor Breckin Meyer (27) weds "Can't Hardly Wait" director Deborah Kaplan in Malibu – October 14

 

1980 Actor Rod Taylor (50) weds Carol Kikumura – October 15

2011 "Charmed" TV actress Shannen Doherty (40) weds photographer Kurt Iswarienko (37) in Malibu – October 15

 

2004 Actor Marlon Brando's son Christian Brando (46) weds Deborah Presley at The Little White Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas – October 16

2011 Actress, screenwriter and model Nikki Reed (24) weds singer-songwriter Paul McDonald (27) at a private ranch in Malibu, California – October 16

 

1945 Actress Ava Gardner (22) weds band leader Artie Shaw (35) in Hollywood – October 17

1968 Jazz trumpeter Quincy Jones Jr (35) weds actress Ulla Andersson (22) – October 17

1982 Actor Robert Goulet (48) weds artist/writer Vera Novak in Las Vegas, Nevada – October 17

2015 Actress Bridget Moynahan (44) weds businessman Andrew Frankel at Wolffer Estate Vineyard in Sagaponack, New York – October 17

 

1952 Latin actress Maria Felix (38) weds actor and singer Jorge Negreta (40) in Mexico – October 18

1970 Actor Lee Marvin (46) weds radio producer Pamela Marvin (40) – October 18

2011 Actress, model and singer Bijou Phillips (32) weds actor and disc jockey Danny Masterson (36) at a private castle in Ireland – October 18

2014 "Glee" TV star Matthew Morrison (35) weds Renee Puente at a private home on the island of Maui – October 18

 

1991 Filmmaker Michael Moore (37) weds movie producer Kathleen Glynn (32) – October 19

1996 "Rescue Me" actor-comedian Lenny Clarke (43) weds former TV producer Jennifer Miller (31) at Martha's Vineyard in Cambridge, Massachusetts – October 19

2012 Grammy Award winning singer Justin Timberlake (31) weds "Total Recall" actress Jessica Biel (30) at the Borgo Egnazia resort in Fasano, Italy – October 19

 

1973 Canadian actor William Shatner (Star Trek) marries Marcy Lafferty – October 20

1991 Actress Lisa Hartman weds country singer Clint Black – October 20

2001 Actor Johnathon Schaech (32) weds actress Christina Applegate (29) at the three-acre Cree Estate in Palm Springs, California – October 20

2012 "Clueless" actress Elisa Donovan (41) weds Charlie Bigelow (36) on a outdoor ceremony on the Vineyard Lawn at The Carmel Valley Ranch in Carmel, California – October 20

 

1977 Actor Peter Boyle (42) weds Loraine Alterman at the United Nations chapel in Manhattan – October 21

1995 "Family Ties" actress Meredith Baxter (48) weds screenwriter Michael Blodgett (56) in Los Angeles – October 21

 

1967 Actor Morgan Freeman (30) weds Jeanette Adair Bradshaw – October 22

1993 Actor James Coburn (65) weds Paula Murad (37) – October 22

2005 German film and television actress Uschi Glas (61) weds Dieter Hermann in Munich Palace – October 22

2011 Actor and comedian Robin Williams (60) weds graphic designer Susan Schneider at the luxurious Meadow Wood Resort in the Napa Valley town of St. Helena, California – October 22

2011 "The Bachelorette" TV personality DeAnna Pappas (29) weds Stephen Stagliano (27) in Georgia – October 22

 

1918 Actor Charlie Chaplin (29) weds Mildred Harris (17) – October 23

2010 Singer-songwriter Katy Perry (25) weds actor-comedian Russell Brand (35) at luxury resort Aman-i-Khas in Northern India – October 23

 

1969 "Love Story" actress Ali MacGraw (30) weds film producer Robert Evans (39) – October 24

2015 Comedian Tig Notaro (44) weds girlfriend Stephanie Allynne in Pass Christian, Mississippi – October 24

2015 American Idol winner and singer Phillip Phillips (25) weds longtime girlfriend Hannah Blackwell at the Resora Plantation in Albany, Georgia – October 24

 

1973 American playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon (46) weds actress Marsha Mason (31) – October 25

1998 "Punky Brewster" actress Soleil Moon Frye (22) weds television producer and actor Jason Goldberg (26) at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles, California – October 25

 

1953 Tennis champion Tony Trabert (23) weds beauty queen Shauna Wood at the Salt Lake Country Club in Salt Lake City, Utah – October 26

1963 Actress Elizabeth Montgomery (30) weds director-producer William Asher (42) in El Paso, Texas – October 26

2002 American singer-songwriter and TV personality Jessica Simpson (22) weds singer-songwriter Nick Lachey (28) at Riverbend Church in Austin, Texas – October 26

 

1989 Actor John Goodman (37) weds Annabeth Hartzog (21) in New Orleans – October 27

2005 Grand Prix motorcycle road racer Fonsi Nieto (27) weds model Ariadne Artiles at Iglesia de San Miguel in Ibiza – October 27

 

1981 Film director David Lean (73) weds fifth wife Sandra Hotz – October 28

 

1994 Impressionist Rich Little (55) weds comedian Jeannette Markey (28) at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas – October 29

2011 Actress Eva Amurri (26) weds former Major League Soccer player Kyle Martino (31) in Charleston, South Carolina – October 29

 

1943 Italian director Federico Fellini marries actress Giulietta Masina – October 30

1991 Singer Clint Black (34) weds actress Lisa Hartman (29) – October 30

2004 Blink-182 pop punk band drummer Travis Barker (28) weds actress and First Runner Up Miss USA 1995 Shanna Moakler (29) at the Bacara Resort & Spa in Santa Barbara, California – October 30

2012 Actress Evan Rachel Wood (25) weds "Billy Elliott" actor Jamie Bell (26) in California – October 30

 

1968 Singer Davy Jones (22) weds actress Linda Haines – October 31

1970 "Easy Rider" director and actor Dennis Hopper (34) weds singer Michelle Phillips (26) in Mexico – October 31

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October Social Famous Divorces

1991 Director Martin Scorsese (48) divorces producer Barbara De Fina (41) after 6 years of marriage – October 5

2007 Actress Reese Witherspoon (30) divorces actor Ryan Phillippe (32) due to irreconcilable differences after 7 years of marriage – October 5

1980 Oscar-winning actor Dustin Hoffman (43) divorces actress Anne Byrne (37) after 11 years of marriage – October 6

2006 "Friends" actor Matt LeBlanc (39) divorces former model Melissa McKnight (41) due to irreconcilable differences after 3 years of marriage – October 6

2004 Actress Andie MacDowell (46) divorces businessman Rhett Hartzog (45) after nearly three years of marriage – October 7

2010 Musician Ben Harper (40) divorces actress Laura Dern (43) due to irreconcilable Divorce  – October 7

1974 Actress Elizabeth Montgomery (41) divorces director-producer William Asher (53) after 11 years of marriage – October 7

2008 Actor and comedian Chris Kattan (37) divorces model Sunshine Tutt (32) due to irreconcilable differences after 2 months of marriage – October 7

1939 Actor Jackie Coogan (24) divorces actress Betty Grable (22) after 2 years of marriage – October 11

2002 Comedian Tom Green (30) divorces actress Drew Barrymore (26) due to irreconcilable differences after less than a year of marriage – October 15

2000 Actress Demi Moore (37) divorces actor Bruce Willis (45) due to irreconcilable differences after 13 years of marriage – October 18

2007 Black Crowes frontman Chris Robinson (40) divorces actress Kate Hudson (28) due to irreconcilable differences after nearly six years of marriage – October 22

1951 Singer/actor Frank Sinatra and 1st wife Nancy (Barbato) divorce due to infidelity after 12 years of marriage – October 29

2011 Socialite and model Kim Kardashian (31) divorces basketball player Kris Humphries (26) due to irreconcilable differences only 72 days afterWed getting married – October 31


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Social Famous Calendar - November

Month   -   Day  -  Births  -   Deaths  -   Weddings  -   Divorces

November Monthly Social Famous Holidays

National Inspirational Role Models Month

National Memoir Writing Month

National Novel Writing Month

Month   -   Day  -  Births  -   Deaths  -   Weddings  -   Divorces

November Daily Social Famous Holidays

International Men's Makeup Day - November 1

National Authors' Day - November 1

Cookie Monster Day - November 2

Sesame Street Day - November 10

George Spelvin Day - November 15 (George Spelvin, Georgette Spelvin, and Georgina Spelvin are traditional pseudonyms used in programs in American theater.)

Mickey Mouse Day - November 18

Rocky and Bullwinkle Day - November 19

World Television Day - November 21

Dr. Who Day - November 23

Celebrate Your Unique Talent Day - November 24

Month   -   Day  -  Births  -   Deaths  -   Weddings  -   Divorces

November Social Famous Births

1871 Stephen Crane, novelist/poet (Red Badge of Courage), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 1900) – November 1

1880 Alfred Wegener, German polar researcher, geophysicist and meteorologist (continental shift), born in Berlin (d. 1930) – November 1

1960 Tim Cook, American businessman (CEO of Apple Inc. 2011-), born in Mobile, Alabama – November 1

1969 Tie Domi, Windsor, NHL right wing (Toronto Maple Leafs) – November 1

 

1734 Daniel Boone, American frontiersman and explorer (US Hall of Fame 1915), born in Reading, Pennsylvania (d. 1820) – November 2

1755 Marie Antoinette, Queen of France(1774-1792), "let them eat cake", born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1793) – November 2

1865 Warren G. Harding, 29th US President (1921-23), born in Blooming Grove, Ohio (d. 1923) – November 2

1973 Marisol Nichols, American actress – November 2

 

1749 Daniel Rutherford, Scottish chemist and physician (d. 1819) – November 3

1894 William George Barker, Canadian flying ace (Victoria Cross recipient), born in Dauphin, Manitoba (d. 1930) – November 3

1952 Roseanne Barr, American comedienne and TV star (Roseanne), born in Salt Lake City, Utah – November 3

1952 Jim Cummings, American voice actor – November 3

 

1650 William III of Orange, king of England (1689-1702) – November 4

1916 Walter Cronkite, news anchor (CBS Evening News 1962-81), born in St Joseph, Missouri – November 4

1925 Doris Roberts, American actress (“Everybody Loves Raymond,”), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 2016) – November 4

1969 Matthew McConaughey, American actor (Contact, A Time to Kill), born in Uvalde, Texas – November 4

 

1959 Bryan Adams, Canadian singer (Heaven), born in Kingston, Ontario – November 5

1960 Tilda Swinton, actress (Orlando), born in London, England – November 5

1984 Tobias Enstrom, Swedish hockey player – November 5

1987 Kevin Jonas, American guitarist, member of the Jonas Brothers – November 5

 

1854 John Philip Sousa, march king (Stars & Stripes Forever), born in Washington, D.C. – November 6

1861 James Naismith, Canadian physical educator and inventor (basketball, football helmet), born in Almonte, Ontario (d. 1939) – November 6

1970 Ethan Hawke, actor (Dad, Dead Poets Society, Explorers), born in Austin, Texas – November 6

1972 Vicki Movessian, ice hockey defenseman (USA, Oly-98) – November 6

 

1687 William Stukeley, English archaeologist (d. 1765) – November 7

1867 Marie Skłodowska-Curie, discovered radium (Nobel 1903, 1911), born in Warsaw, Poland – November 7

1970 Andre Hastings, NFL wide receiver (Pittsburgh Steelers, NO Saints) – November 7

1996 Lorde [Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O'Connor], New Zealand singer (Royals), born in Auckland, New Zealand – November 7

 

1431 vlad III the Impaler, Wallachian prince (d. 1476) – November 8

1847 Bram Stoker, Irish theater manager and author (Dracula), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1912) – November 8

1900 Margaret Mitchell, author (Gone With the Wind), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 1949) – November 8

1923 Jack Kilby, American electrical engineer and Nobel laureate (handheld calculator, integrated circuit), born in Jefferson City, Missouri (d. 2005) – November 8

 

1731 Benjamin Banneker, African American mathematician/surveyor of Washington D.C., born around Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1806) – November 9

1833 Sally Louisa Tompkins, nurse and philanthropist, only woman commissioned in Confederate army during US Civil War, born in Mathews City, Virginia (D. 1916) – November 9

1913 Hedy Lamarr, actress (Ecstacy, Samson & Delilah), born in Vienna, Austria – November 9

1996 Cheyenne Pyle, California, youngest heart transplant patient (90 mins old) – November 9

 

1483 Martin Luther, Founder of Protestantism, born in Eisleben Germany (d. 1546) – November 10

1939 Russell Means, Native American activist, (d. 2012) – November 10

1942 Robert F. Engle, American economist, Nobel laureate – November 10

1944 Tim Rice, Amersham, England, lyricist (Chess Moves, 1 Night in Bangkok) – November 10

 

1493 Paracelsus, Switzerland, physician/alchemist (Zinc, laudanum), (d. 1541) – November 11

1864 George Washington Crile, Chili Ohio, American Surgeon who conducted the first direct blood transfusion and studied the effects of surgical shock – November 11

1885 George S Patton, San Gabriel, California, US general (Sicily/Italy/Normandy) "Old Blood & Guts", (d. 1945) – November 11

1910 Raemer Schreiber, McMinnville Oregon, American Physicist (Manhattan Project) who helped develop the first atomic bomb during World War II and prepared the Fat Man bomb that was used in the bombing of Nagasaki – November 11

 

1606 Jeanne Mance, Langres, French Canadian settler (founded first hospital in North America) – November 12

1815 Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Johnstown NY, women's rights activist – November 12

1934 Charles Manson, American criminal (Tate-Labianco), born in Cincinnati, Ohio – November 12

1944 Al Michaels, American sportscaster (Miracle on Ice, American Football), born in Brooklyn, New York – November 12

 

1732 John Dickinson, Talbot County Maryland, American lawyer and Governor of Delaware and Pennsylvania (d. 1808) – November 13

1850 Robert Louis Stevenson, Edinburgh, Scotland, author (Treasure Island), (d. 1894) – November 13

1950 Gilbert Perreault, Victoriaville Quebec, NHL center (over 500 goals) – November 13

1955 Whoopi Goldberg [Caryn Johnson], New York, actress, comedian, and singer (Color Purple, Burglar) – November 13

 

1765 Robert Fulton, Little Britain, Pen., inventor and engineer (1st commercial steamboat), (d. 1815) – November 14

1840 Claude Monet, impressionist (Water Lilies), born in Paris, France (d. 1926) – November 14

1900 Aaron Copland, American composer (Billy the Kid, Appalachian Spring) (d. 1990), born in Brooklyn, New York – November 14

1932 Ramon Zupko, American composer, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – November 14

 

1708 William Pitt the Elder, British Prime Minister (Whig, 1756-61, 66-68), `Great Commoner', born in London, England (d. 1778) – November 15

1738 William Herschel, German/British astronomer (discovered Uranus), born in Hanover, Brunswick-Lüneburg, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1822) – November 15

1887 Georgia O'Keeffe, American sculptor/painter (Cow's Skull), born in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin (d. 1986) – November 15

1891 Erwin Rommel, German Field Marshal (WW II-African campaign) – November 15

 

1717 Jean-Baptiste Le Rond d'Alembert, French Enlightenment philosophe/mathematician (Encyclopédie), (d. 1783) – November 16

1907 Burgess Meredith, actor (Mr Novak, The Penguin in Batman, Rocky), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1997) – November 16

1977 Maggie Gyllenhaal, New York, actress (Donnie Darko, The Dark Knight) – November 16

1983 Kari Lehtonen, Finnish ice hockey goaltender – November 16

 

1755 Louis XVIII, 1st post-revolutionary king of France (1814-24) – November 17

1877 Frank Calder, the first NHL President (d. 1943) – November 17

1938 Gordon Lightfoot, Orillia Ontario, Canadian folksinger (Sundown) – November 17

1944 Danny Devito, Neptune NJ, actor (Taxi, Ruthless People, Twins) – November 17

 

1787 Sojourner Truth [Isabella Baumfree], Swartekill, New York, US abolitionist/feminist – November 18

1787 Louis-Jacques Daguerre, Cormeilles-en-Parisis France, inventor and photographer (d. 1851) – November 18

1836 William Schwenck Gilbert, English dramatist, librettist, poet and illustrator (Gilbert & Sullivan), born in London, England – November 18

1939 Margaret Atwood, Canadian author/poet, born in Ottawa, Ontario – November 18

 

1600 Charles I, King of England (1625-49); executed by Parliament – November 19

1831 James A. Garfield, 20th US President (Republican: 1881), born in Moreland Hills, Ohio (d. 1881) – November 19

1875 Hiram Bingham, Connecticut, American Archaeologist (Incan site of Machu Picchu) – November 19

1961 Meg Ryan, Bethel Ct, actress (When Harry Met Sally, As the World Turns) – November 19

 

1620 Peregrine White, son of Wm & Susanna White, born aboard Mayflower – November 20

1889 Edwin Hubble, astronomer (discoverer of galaxies, red shift) – November 20

1929 Dick Clark, American radio and television personality (American Bandstand), born in Mount Vernon, New York (d. 2012) – November 20

1942 Joe Biden, 47th US Vice President (2009-), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania – November 20

 

1694 Voltaire [Francois-Marie Arouet], French writer, philosopher and playwright (Candide), born in Paris (d. 1778) – November 21

1785 William Beaumont, Lebanon, Connecticut, surgeon (Father of gastric physiology), (d. 1853) – November 21

1860 Tom Horn, Scotland County Missouri, American gunman and outlaw – November 21

1975 Cherie Johnson, actress (Cherie-Punky Brewster), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – November 21

 

1744 Abigail Adams, American 2nd first lady (1797-1801) (11/11 O.S.), born in Weymouth Massachusetts (d. 1818) – November 22

1913 Benjamin Britten, Lowestoft Suffolk England, composer (Beggar's Opera) – November 22

1921 Rodney Dangerfield, [John Cohen], comedian (Caddyshack), born in Babylon, New York – November 22

1958 Jamie Lee Curtis, actress (Anything But Love, Halloween), born in Los Angeles, California – November 22

 

1616 John Wallis, English mathematician and cryptographer who introduced ∞ as a symbol for infinity, born in Ashford, England (d. 1703) – November 23

1804 Franklin Pierce, 14th US President (Democrat: 1853-57), born in Hillsborough, New Hampshire (d. 1869) – November 23

1859 Billy the Kid, [William H Bonney], frontier outlaw, born in NYC, New York (d. 1881) – November 23

1992 Miley Cyrus, American actress and singer (Hannah Montana, The Climb), born in Nashville, Tennessee – November 23

 

1713 Junipero Serra, Spanish missionary priest, founded 1st missions in California, born in Petra, Majorca – November 24

1784 Zachary Taylor, Barboursville Virginia, 12th President (Mar 5, 1849-July 9, 1850) – November 24

1868 Scott Joplin, Texas, US ragtime entertainer and composer (The Entertainer) – November 24

1946 Ted Bundy, Burlington Vermont, serial murderer – November 24

 

1835 Andrew Carnegie, Dunfermline, Scottish/American industrialist/philanthropist – November 25

1902 Eddie Shore, Fort Qu'Appelle Northwest Territories, NHL hall of famer – November 25

1944 Ben Stein, American actor – November 25

1981 Barbara and Jenna Bush, twin daughters of U.S. President George W. Bush – November 25

 

1827 Ellen G. White, American religious leader (Seventh-day Adventist Church), born in Gorham, Maine – November 26

1858 Katharine Drexel, Roman Catholic Saint (d. 1955) – November 26

1876 Willis Carrier, American engineer who developed modern air conditioning, born in Angola, New York (d. 1950) – November 26

1922 Charles M. Schulz, Minneapolis MN, cartoonist (Peanuts), (d. 2000) – November 26

 

1701 Anders Celsius, Uppsala, Sweden, astronomer (proposed the Celsius temperature scale) – November 27

1746 Robert R. Livingston, US Founding Father, delivered oath of office to George Washington – November 27

1930 Joe DeNardo, American Meteorologist, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – November 27

1994 Shrek the sheep, New Zealand sheep that held world record for biggest shorn fleece, born at Bendigo Station, Otago (d. 2011) – November 27

 

1757 William Blake, poet/painter (Songs of Innocence & Experience), born in London, England (d. 1827) – November 28

1866 Henry Bacon, Watseka Illinois, American architect (Lincoln Memorial) – November 28

1913 Hugo Pos, Suriname/Neth WW II prosecutor of minor war crimes Tokyo – November 28

1984 Marc-Andre Fleury, Canadian ice hockey player – November 28

 

1803 Christian Doppler, Salzburg, Austria, physicist (Doppler effect), (d. 1853) – November 29

1832 Louisa May Alcott, Germantown Pennsylvania, American author (Little Women) – November 29

1898 C. S. Lewis [Clive Staples], Belfast, sci-fi author (Silver Chair), (d. 1963) – November 29

1928 Yolande Betbeze Fox, Miss America 1951, first to refuse to parade in a swimsuit, born in Mobile, Alabama (d. 2016) – November 29

 

1667 Jonathan Swift, satirist (Gulliver’s Travels, A Modest Proposal), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1745) – November 30

1835 Mark Twain [Samuel Clemens], American author (Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn) – November 30

1872 John McCrae, Guelph Ontario, Canadian physician, soldier and poet (In Flanders Fields) – November 30

1874 Winston Churchill, British Prime Minister (1940-45, 1951-55, Nobel 1953) – November 30

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November Social Famous Deaths

1678 William Coddington, first Governor of Rhode Island (b. 1601) – November 1

1972 Ezra Loomis Pound, US poet (Throne), dies at 87 – November 1

1999 Walter Payton, American Football Hall of Fame Running Back, dies at 45 – November 1

2006 Adrienne Shelly, American actress and director (The Unbelievable Truth), murdered at 40 – November 1

 

1875 James W. W. Birch, 1st British resident in Perak, Malaysia is speared to death while in the bath-house of his boat, SS Dragon at 49 – November 2

1950 George Bernard Shaw, Irish author (Pygmalion), dies at 94 – November 2

1980 Willie Sutton, American bank robber, dies at 79 – November 2

1996 Toni Stone, first woman to play professional baseball in a men's league, dies at 75 – November 2

 

1793 Olympe de Gouges, French feminist and revolutionary (b. 1748) – November 3

1926 Annie Oakley, US sharp shooting star, dies at 66 – November 3

1930 Alfred Wegener, German polar researcher and meteorologist (continental shift), dies while on an expedition to Greenland (date is approximate) – November 3

1954 Henri E B Matisse, French painter/sculptor (Dance II), dies at 84 – November 3

 

1801 William Shippen, American physician and delegate to the Continental Congress (b. 1712) – November 4

1955 Cy Young, American baseball pitcher and MLB all-time wins leader, dies at 88 – November 4

1982 Dominique Dunne, actress (Poltergeist), murdered by boyfriend at 23 – November 4

2008 Michael Crichton, American author, dies at 66 – November 4

 

1942 George M Cohan, father of musical comedy, dies of cancer at 64 – November 5

1977 Guy Lombardo, orchestra leader (Auld Lang Syne), dies in Houston at 75 – November 5

1979 Al Capp, US cartoonist (Li'l Abner), dies at 70 – November 5

2012 Stalking Cat [Dennis Avner], American body modifier, dies at 54 – November 5

 

1816 Gouverneur Morris, American lawmaker and diplomat (b. 1752) – November 6

1893 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Russian composer of the late-Romantic period (1812 Overture, Swan Lake), dies of suspected cholera at 53 – November 6

1928 Arnold Rothstein, US businessman/gambler, shot to death at 46 – November 6

Person of interestPerson of Interest – November 6

1991 Gene Tierney, American actress (Laura, Whirlpool), dies of emphysema at 70 – November 6

 

1633 Cornelis Drebbel, physicist/chemist/inventor (builder of the first submarine), dies – November 7

1908 Butch Cassidy [Robert LeRoy Parker], American train and bank robber, shot by Bolivian soldiers at 42 – November 7

1962 Eleanor Roosevelt, 1st Lady (1933-1945), dies at 78 in NYC – November 7

2011 Joe Frazier, Olympic Heavyweight Boxer, dies of liver cancer at 67 – November 7

 

1674 John Milton, English poet (Paradise Lost), dies at 65 – November 8

1887 Doc Holliday, American gambler and gunfighter, dies at 36 – November 8

1983 Betty Nuthall, English tennis player, dies at 72 – November 8

2007 Chad Varah, English founder of charity The Samaritans (b. 1911) – November 8

 

1809 Paul Sandby, English cartographer (b. 1725) – November 9

1940 Arthur Neville Chamberlain, British Prime Minister (1937-40), dies of bowel cancer at 71 – November 9

1953 Abdulaziz Ibn Saud, Founder and first King of Saudi Arabia (1932-53), dies of a heart attack at 78 – November 9

2004 Stieg Larsson, Swedish author (Girl with the Dragon Tattoo), dies of a heart attack at 50 – November 9

 

1777 Cornstalk, Shawnee chief – November 10

1779 Joseph Hewes, US merchant/signer (Declaration of Independence), dies at 49 – November 10

2007 Norman Mailer, American novelist, dies at 84 – November 10

2010 Nicolo Rizzuto, Sicilian-born Canadian organized crime figure (b. 1924) – November 10

 

1831 Nat Turner, slave rebel who led a violent insurrection in Virginia, hanged at 31 – November 11

1880 Lucretia Mott, US quaker (1st Woman's Rights Convention), dies – November 11

1938 Mary Mallon, Irish-American patient best known as 'Typhoid Mary' and the first person in the United States known to be immune to typhoid, dies at 69 – November 11

2004 Yasser Arafat, Chairman of the Palestinian Liberation Organization, 1st President of the Palestinian National Authority (1994-2004) and 1994 Nobel peace prize winner, dies in Paris at 75 – November 11

 

1916 Percival Lowell, American amateur astronomer, founder of Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona (b. 1855) – November 12

1981 William Holden, American actor (Network, The Wild Bunch, Breezy), slips on a rug and bleeds to death at 63 – November 12

2003 Jonathan Brandis, American actor (b. 1976) – November 12

2013 John Tavener, British composer, dies from complications from Marfan syndrome at 69 – November 12

 

1093 Malcolm III (Canmore, "Big Head") King of Scots, dies in battle at Alnwick, Northumberland. Historical figure Shakespeare's character based on. – November 13

1829 Sam Patch, loses his live in a 125' dive into Genesse Falls – November 13

1973 Elsa Schiaparelli, Italian fashion designer, dies at 77 – November 13

2005 Vine Deloria, Jr., Native American author, theologian, historian, and activist (b. 1933) – November 13

 

1832 Charles Carroll, large landowner/signed Declaration of Independence, dies at 95 – November 14

1915 Booker T. Washington, educator/organizier, dies at 59 in Tuskegee, Alabama – November 14

1992 Clem Beauchamp, US stuntman/director (Tarzan, Superman), dies – November 14

2014 Glen Larson, American television producer & writer, dies from esophageal cancer at 77 – November 14

 

1630 Johannes Kepler, German astronomer, dies at 58 – November 15

1794 John Witherspoon, president of the College of New Jersey, dies at 71 – November 15

1892 Thomas Neill Cream, Scottish serial killer, is executed at 42 – November 15

1978 Margaret Mead, American anthropologist (Thoughts & Female), dies of pancreatic cancer at 76 – November 15

 

1724 Jack Sheppard, English robber, hanged – November 16

1885 Louis Riel, Canadian rebel leader and "Father of Manitoba", hanged for treason at 41 – November 16

1960 Clark Gable, actor (Gone With the Wind), dies at 59 – November 16

1966 Cluny MacPherson, Canadian inventor of the gas mask, dies at 87 – November 16

 

1720 Calico Jack, English pirate (b. 1682) – November 17

1796 Catherine the Great [Catherine II], Empress of Russia (1762-96), dies of a stroke at 67 – November 17

1990 Robert Hofstadter, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1915) – November 17

1992 Audre Lorde, St Croix' feminist author (Black Unicorn), dies – November 17

 

1886 Chester A. Arthur, 21st US president (1881-85), dies at 56 – November 18

1962 Niels Bohr, Danish physicist (atom, Nobel 1922), dies at 77 – November 18

1978 Jim Jones, US pastor, leader of Jonestown Cult, commits suicide at 47 – November 18

1980 Conn Smythe, NHL coach 1927-1931 (b. 1895) – November 18

 

1703 Man in the Iron Mask, prisoner in Bastille prison in Paris, dies – November 19

1828 Franz Schubert, Austrian composer (Die schöne Müllerin), dies at 31 from typhoid fever – November 19

1887 Emma Lazarus, US poet ("Give us your tired & poor"), dies in New York at 38 – November 19

2007 Kevin DuBrow, American heavy metal singer (Quiet Riot), dies of an overdose at 53 – November 19

 

1903 Tom Horn, American gunfighter and outlaw, hanged to death at 42 – November 20

1910 Leo Tolstoy [Lev Nikolayevich], Russian novelist (Anna Karenina, War & Peace), dies of pneumonia at 82 – November 20

1985 Bill Scott, cartoon voice (Mr Peabody, Bullwinkle), dies at 65 – November 20

1991 Gina Petrushka, actress (Exorcist, Sybil), dies – November 20

 

1361 Philip I, Duke of Burgundy (plague) (b. 1346) – November 21

1924 Florence Harding, American First Lady (b. 1860) – November 21

1963 Robert Stroud, American convict "Birdman of Alcatraz", dies at 73 – November 21

2011 Anne McCaffrey, sci-fi author, dies at 85 – November 21

 

1247 Robin Hood, dies (from "A Lytell Geste of Robyn Hood") – November 22

1718 Blackbeard, notorious English pirate, dies in battle at 38 – November 22

1916 Jack London, American activist and author (Call of the Wild), dies at 40 – November 22

1963 John F. Kennedy, 35th president of the United States (1961-63), assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas, Texas at 46 – November 22

 

1585 Thomas Tallis, composer, dies – November 23

1872 Ten Bears (Parra-Wa-Samen), US poet/Comanche chief, dies – November 23

1970 Yusuf Bin Ishak, president of Singapore 1965-70, dies at about 60 – November 23

1990 Roald Dahl, British author (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The BFG), dies at 74 – November 23

 

1781 James Caldwell, American revolutionary (b. 1734) – November 24

1807 Joseph Brant [Thayendanegea], Mohawk leader, dies at 64 – November 24

1957 Diego Rivera, Mexican painter, dies at 70 – November 24

1963 Lee Harvey Oswald, JFK's assassinator 2 days earlier, shot dead by nightclub owner Jack Ruby live on TV – November 24

 

1120 William Adelin, son and heir of Henry I of England (b. 1104) dies in White Ship tragedy trying to save his illegitimate half-sister Countess of Perche while crossing the English Channel – November 25

1968 Upton Beall Sinclair, US author (Jungle), dies at 90 – November 25

1993 Anthony Burgess, British novelist (A Clockwork Orange), dies of cancer at 76 – November 25

1993 Claudia McNeil, actress (Raisin in the Sun), dies of diabetes at 77 – November 25

 

1126 Al-Borsoki, emir of Aleppo-Mosoel, assassinated – November 26

1326 Hugh the younger Despenser, English knight (b. 1286) – November 26

1883 Sojourner Truth, US abolitionist/women's rights advocate, dies at 96 – November 26

2004 Philippe de Broca, French film director (Le Bossu) dies aged 71 – November 26

 

8 Horace, Roman poet, dies at 56 – November 27

1852 Ada Lovelace, British mathematician (b. 1815) – November 27

1934 "Baby Face" Nelson, [Lester Gillis], gangster, shot by FBI at 26 – November 27

1978 Harvey Milk, first openly gay person to be elected to public office, assassinated by Dan White at 48 – November 27

 

1499 Edward Plantagenet, 18th Count of Warwick, beheaded – November 28

1794 Friedrich WLGA von Steuben, Prussian/US inspector-general of Washingtons army, dies at 64 – November 28

1859 Washington Irving, American author (Legend of Sleepy Hollow), dies of a heart attack at 76 – November 28

1994 Jeffrey Dahmer, [Butcher of Milwaukee], American serial killer, killed in prison at 34 – November 28

 

1530 Thomas Wolsey, Cardinal, adviser and Lord Chancellor, (1514-29) to England's King Henry VIII (approx. 60) – November 29

1924 Giacomo Puccini, Italian composer (Mme Butterfly), dies in Brussels at 65 – November 29

1981 Natalie Wood, American actress (West Side Story), drowns at 43 – November 29

1994 Ronald "Buster" Edwards, British Great Train Robber turned flower-seller, founded hanged at 63 – November 29

 

1016 Edmund II, Ironsides, King of the Saxons (1016), dies at 27 – November 30

1900 Oscar Wilde, Irish playwright and novelist (Importance of Being Earnest), dies in Paris at 46 – November 30

1994 Irwin Kostal, US arranger/conductor (Sound of Music), dies at 83 – November 30

2007 Evel Knievel, American motorcycle daredevil, at 69 – November 30

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November Social Famous Weddings

1940 Theoretical physicist Robert Oppenheimer (36) weds biologist Katherine Harrison Puening – November 1

1954 Actor John Wayne (47) weds actress Pilar Pallete in Kona, Hawaii – November 1

1988 US Actors Jeff Goldblum and Geena Davis marry in Las Vegas – November 1

2014 Counting star Jessa Duggar weds Ben Seewald at the First Baptist Church in Bentonville, Arkansas – November 1

 

1887 Baseball legend Connie Mack (24) weds Margaret Hogan – November 2

2009 "Sex and the City" actor Ron Livingston (41) weds actress Rosemarie DeWitt (34) in San Francisco – November 2

2013 'N Sync founding member Chris Kirkpatrick (42) weds his girlfriend Karly Skladany in Orlando, Florida – November 2

2013 "Smash" actress Megan Hilty (32) weds Brian Gallagher at a chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada – November 2

 

1963 Cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova (26) weds cosmonaut Andriyan Nikolayev (34) at the Moscow Wedding Palace – November 3

2012 Professional bull rider Luke Snyder (30) weds Jennifer Manna (34) at Big Cedar Lodge outside of Branson, Missouri – November 3

2012 Olympic gymnast Carly Patterson (24) weds Mark Caldwell (27) at the Main Street Garden Park in Dallas, Texas – November 3

 

1842 U.S. first lady Mary Todd Lincoln (23) weds US president Abraham Lincoln (33) in Springfield, Illinois – November 4

1939 Actress and comedian Phyllis Diller (22) weds inspector Sherwood Diller in Covington, Kentucky – November 4

1978 "The Nanny" actress Fran Drescher (20) weds writer and director Peter Marc Jacobson (20) – November 4

2006 Croatian princess Paola Doimi de Frankopan (37) weds son of the Duke and Duchess of Kent Lord Nicholas Windsor (37) at St. Stephen of Abyssina in Vatican City – November 4

 

1940 American author and journalist "The Old Man and the Sea" Ernest Hemingway marries journalist Martha Gellhorn – November 5

1941 Writer and veterinary surgeon James Herriot (25) weds Joan Catherine Danbury – November 5

1977 43rd US President George W. Bush (31) weds Laura Welch (31) at The First United Methodist Church in Midland, Texas – November 5

2005 2004 Indianapolis 500 racecar driver winner Buddy Rice (29) weds Michelle Noonan in Arizona – November 5

 

1919 "The Sheik" actor Rudolph Valentino (24) weds actress Jean Acker (26) – November 6

1935 English Prince Henry weds Alice Montagu-Douglas-Scott – November 6

1983 Businessman Vidal Sassoon (55) weds dressage champion Jeanette Hartford-Davis – November 6

2010 Professional golfer Greg Norman (51) weds Australian interior decorator Kirsten Kutner (41) on Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands – November 6

 

1951 Entertainer Frank Sinatra (34) marries 2nd wife film star Ava Gardner (26) – November 7

1957 Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin (23) weds Valentina Ivanovna Goryacheva – November 7

1984 FIFA soccer player Diego Maradona (24) weds long-time fiancée Claudia Villafañe in Buenos Aires – November 7

2006 NASCAR racer Jeff Gordon (38) weds Belgian model and actress Ingrid Vandebosch (36) at the Hacienda de San Antonio Resort in Colima, Mexico – November 7

 

1975 NBA legend Larry Bird (18) weds highschool sweetheart Janet Condra – November 8

1985 Author Ken Follett (36) weds politician Barbara Hubbard (42) – November 8

2006 Malaysian actress Sazzy Falak (25) weds co-founder of LVG Consultants and LVG MoneySkool Nazril Idrus – November 8

2009 "The Practice" actress Marla Sokoloff (29) weds composer Alec Puro (34) at Il Cielo restaurant – November 8

 

1887 Painter Grandma Moses (27) weds Thomas Salmon Moses in New York – November 9

1968 Former "Led Zepellin" lead singer Robert Plant (19) weds Maureen Wilson – November 9

2002 Eighties pop princess Sheena Easton (43) weds Beverly Hills plastic surgeon John Minoli (44) at Las Vegas City Hall – November 9

2012 Tennis player James Blake (32) weds publicist Emily Snider (37) Del Mar, California – November 9

 

1963 Actress Doris Roberts (33) weds novelist William Goyen (48) – November 10

1973 Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully (45) weds Sandra Hunt – November 10

1977 Actor Bryan Cranston (21) weds writer Mickey Middleton – November 10

2006 "The Grudge" actor Jason Behr (32) weds actress KaDee Strickland (30) in Ojai, California – November 10

 

1100 Anglo Norman King Henry I marries Princess Matilda of Scotland at Westminster Abbey – November 11

1838 Emma Wedgwood accepts Charles Darwin's marriage proposal (English Naturalist later author of Origin of the Species) – November 11

1858 20th US President James Garfield (26) weds Lucretia Rudolph (26) in Hiram, Ohio – November 11

2011 Actor and comedian Kenan Thompson (33) weds model Christina Evangeline at George Aquarium in Atlanta, Georgia – November 11

 

1028 Future Byzantine empress Zoe marries Romanus Argyrus according to the wishes of the dying Constantine VIII. – November 12

1656 English Poet and author of epic "Paradise Lost" John Milton (47) marries 2nd wife Katherine Woodcock – November 12

1969 Director Blake Edwards (47) weds "The Sound of Music" actress Julie Andrews (34) in Beverly Hills – November 12

2005 Businessman Donald Trump Jr. (27) weds model Vanessa Haydon at the Mar-A-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida – November 12

 

1160 Marriage of Louis VII of France with Adele of Champagne. – November 13

1934 Actress and dancer Ginger Rogers (23) weds "All Quiet on the Western Front" actor Lew Ayres (25) – November 13

1987 MLB baseball player Cal Ripken Jr (27) weds Kelly Geer at Towson United Methodist Church in Maryland – November 13

1996 "A Room With A View" actor Daniel Day-Lewis (39) weds "Personal Velocity: Three Portraits" screenwriter Rebecca Miller (34) in Vermont – November 13

 

1855 Confederate General J.E.B. Stuart (22) weds Flora Cooke in Fort Riley, Kansas – November 14

1964 MLB right fielder Roberto Clemente (30) weds Vera Zabala at San Fernando Church in Carolina – November 14

1996 King of Pop Michael Jackson (38) weds Debbie Rowe (38) in Sydney, Australia – November 14

1998 Chicago Bulls NBA player Dennis Rodman (37) weds "Baywatch" actress Carmen Electra (26) at Little Chapel of the Flowers in Las Vegas, Nevada – November 14

 

1986 Golfer Byron Nelson (74) weds advertising copy writer Peggy Simmons (42) – November 15

1997 "Rescue 911" TV host and actor William Shatner (66) weds former Ford model Norine Kidd (37) in Pasadena, California – November 15

2005 Emperor Akihito's daughter Princess Sayako (36) weds Yoshiki Kuroda (40) at the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo, Japan – November 15

 

1754 British PM William Pitt the Elder (46) weds Lady Hester Grenville (34) in Argyle Street, London – November 16

1987 Actress Lisa Bonet marries singer Lenny Kravitz – November 16

1996 Golf champ Phil Mickelson (26) weds Amy McBride – November 16

2014 Singer-songwriter Solange Knowles (28) weds music video director Alan Ferguson (51) in New Orleans, Louisiana – November 16

 

1749 Founding Father of the United States Roger Sherman (28) weds first wife Elizabeth Hartwell in Massachusetts – November 17

1934 Lyndon B. Johnson marries Claudia Alta Taylor – November 17

1950 Writer Jack Kerouac (28) weds Joan Haverty – November 17

2012 Award-winning Chinese actress Chen Yao (33) weds cinematographer Yu Cao in Queenstown, New Zealand – November 17

 

1948 KFC founder Colonel Sanders (58) weds his long-time employee Claudia Price – November 18

1962 Singer Barry White (18) weds childhood sweetheart Betty Smith – November 18

1966 Writer Jack Kerouac (44) weds Stella Kerouac – November 18

2000 Actress Catherine Zeta Jones (31) weds actor/producer Michael Douglas (56) at the Plaza Hotel in New York City – November 18

 

1834 US President Franklin Pierce (30) weds Jane Pierce (28) in Amherst, New Hampshire – November 19

1923 Architect Frank Lloyd Wright (56) weds artist Maude Noel – November 19

1939 Baseball legend Joe DiMaggio (24) weds "Freshies" actress Dorothy Arnold at St. Peter and Paul Church in San Francisco – November 19

1999 Motorcycle daredevil Evel Knievel (61) weds Krystal Kennedy at Caesars Palace hotel in Las Vegas – November 19

 

1895 Businessman Harvey Firestone (26) weds composer Idabelle Smith (21) – November 20

1900 Archaeologist Hiram Bingham (25) weds Tiffany heiress Alfreda Mitchell in Honolulu, Hawaii – November 20

1947 Future British Queen Princess Elizabeth II (21) weds Lt Philip Mountbatten (26) in Westminster Abbey, London – November 20

2001 ABC News political analyst George Stephanopoulos (40) weds actress Alexandra Wentworth (36) at Greek Orthodox Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Manhattan – November 20

 

1983 Actor Ed Harris (33) weds actress Amy Madigan (33) – November 21

1987 Actress Demi Moore weds actor Bruce Willis at The Little White Chapel in Las Vegas – November 21

2013 Actress Jennifer Love Hewitt (34) weds actor Brian Hallisay (34) – November 21

2015 Actress Sofia Vergara (43) weds True Blood star Joe Manganiello (38) in Palm Beach, Florida – November 21

 

1965 Bob Dylan weds Sara Lowndes – November 22

1997 "The Lord of The Rings" actor Sean Bean (38) weds actress Abigail Cruttenden (29) – November 22

1998 "Titanic" actress Kate Winslet (23) weds assistant film director Jim Threapleton (25) at All Saints Church in Reading, England – November 22

2003 Actress Carmen Electra (31) weds rocker Dave Navarro (36) at the St. Regis Hotel in Los Angeles, California – November 22

2003 Singer Wynonna Judd (39) weds D. R. Roach (39) in Leiper's Fork, Tennessee – November 22

 

1940 RAF pilot Guy Gibson (22) weds show dancer and actress Eve Moore in Penarth’s Anglican Church – November 23

1955 Physicist William Shockley (45) weds psychiatric nurse Emmy Lanning – November 23

1983 "Ordinary People" actress Mary Tyler Moore (46) weds Dr. Robert Levine at the Pierre Hotel in New York City – November 23

2004 "Penn and Teller" magician Penn Jillette (49) weds TV producer Emily Zolten at Viva Las Vegas Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada – November 23

 

1979 Author Kurt Vonnegut Jr. (57) weds photographer Jill Krementz (39) – November 24

1984 MLB pitcher Roger Clemens (22) weds Debra Lynn Godfrey – November 24

2001 "Angel" actor David Boreanaz (32) weds actress Jaime Bergman (26) at Ingleside Inn in Palm Springs, California – November 24

2007 "Superman Returns" actor Brandon Routh (28) weds actress Courtney Ford (29) at the beautiful El Capitan Ranch in Santa Barbara, California – November 24

 

1795 US President William Henry Harrison (22) weds Anna Symmes (20) in North Bend, Ohio – November 25

1908 Vaudeville performer Will Rogers (29) weds Betty Blake – November 25

1913 28th US President Woodrow Wilson's daughter Jessie marries in The White House – November 25

1961 Racing car driver Mario Andretti (21) weds high school sweetheart Dee Ann Hoch (19) – November 25

 

1894 Russian emperor Nicholas II (26) weds Alexandra Feodorovna (22) at the Grand Church of the Winter Palace in St Petersburg, Russia – November 26

1924 Comic actor Charlie Chaplin (35) weds "The Kid" actress Lita Grey (16) in Mexico – November 26

1962 Singer Tina Turner (23) weds Ike Turner (31) in Tijuana, Mexico – November 26

1981 Legendary jazz trumpeter Miles Davis (55) weds "Sounder" actress Cicely Tyson (47) at the home of actor Bill Cosby – November 26

 

1971 MLB center fielder Willie Mays (40) weds Mae Louise Allen in Mexico City – November 27

1980 British playwright (Nobel prize for literature 2005) Harold Pinter (50) marries 2nd wife British writer and historian Antonia Frazer (48) – November 27

1993 Actress Teri Garr (44) weds building contractor John O'Neil (42) at the Twin Dolphins Hotel in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico – November 27

2010 US Navy Seal Marcus Luttrell (25) weds Melanie Juneau in Texas – November 27

 

1582 Playwright & poet William Shakespeare marries Anne Hathaway – November 28

1962 Artist and peace activist Yoko Ono (30) weds film producer Anthony Cox – November 28

1986 NBC's Ahmad Rashad marriage proposal is accepted by Phylicia Ayers-Allen during halftime of Det Lions-NY Jets football game – November 28

1998 Actor and martial arts expert Chuck Norris (58) weds former model Gena O'Kelley (30) at The North Church in Carrolton, Texas – November 28

 

1916 Erwin Rommel marries Lucie "Lu" Mollin – November 29

1927 Theodor Geisel (Dr. Seuss) (23) marries first wife fellow author and editor Helen Palmer (28) – November 29

2003 Composer and former Oingo Boingo singer Danny Elfman (50) weds actress Bridget Fonda (39) at First Congressional Church in Los Angeles – November 29

2015 Actress and designer Mary-Kate Olsen (29) marries banker Oliver Sarkozy in New York – November 29

 

1940 "I Love Lucy" actress Lucille Ball (28) weds actor Desi Arnaz (23) in Greenwich, Connecticut – November 30

1945 Actress Bette Davis (37) weds artist William Grant Sherry – November 30

1996 Multimillionaire and top-selling female suspense novelist Mary Higgins Clark (67) weds Merrill Lynch Futures retired CEO John Conheeney (67) in Saddle River, New Jersey – November 30

1996 "All My Children" actress-model Eva LaRue (29) weds John Callahan (42) under a 500-year-old banyan tree at Koele in Lanai, Hawaii – November 30

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November Social Famous Divorces

1947 Film director D. W. Griffith (72) divorces actress Evelyn Baldwin (37) after 11 years of marriage – November 1

1954 Actor John Wayne (47) divorces actress Esperanza Baur due to drunken violence after 7 years of marriage – November 1

1982 Director Martin Scorsese (39) divorces Isabella Rossellini (30) after 3 years of marriage – November 1

2010 Film actor Charlie Sheen (45) divorces socialite Brooke Mueller (33) due to irreconcilable differences after two-and-a-half years of marriage – November 1

2006 Rocker Rod Stewart (58) divorces model Rachel Hunter (33) due to irreconcilable differences – November 2

1940 American author and journalist "The Old Man and the Sea" Ernest Hemingway divorces 2nd wife Pauline Pfeiffer – November 4

1993 Nia Peeples files for divorce from Howard Hewett – November 4

2009 R&B singer Usher (30) divorces hair stylist and wardrobe stylist Tameka Foster (38) due to irretrievably broken marriage after 2 years – November 4

1934 Actress Gloria Swanson (35) divorces Michael Farmer after 3 years of marriage – November 7

1957 Actress Ingrid Bergman (42) divorces Roberto Rossellini after 7 years of marriage – November 7

1982 Actress Elizabeth Taylor's 7th divorce from politician John Warner – November 7

1968 Cynthia Lennon is granted a divorce from Beatle member John – November 8

1970 "Easy Rider" director and actor Dennis Hopper (34) divorces singer Michelle Phillips (26) only 8 days after getting married – November 8

1931 Actress Gloria Swanson (32) divorces aristocrat Henri de la Falaise (33) after 6 years of marriage – November 9

1968 Serial killer John Wayne Gacy (26) divorces first wife Marlynn Myers after 4 years of marriage – November 9

2004 Hotel heiress and fashion model Nicky Hilton (21) divorces businessman Todd Andrew Meister (33) due to bi-coastal relationship after nearly 3 months of marriage – November 9

1975 Journalist Ben Bradlee (54) divorces Antoinette Pinchot after 19 years of marriage – November 10

2004 Talk show host Ricki Lake and Rob Sussman divorce after 10 years of marriage – November 10

1922 Architect Frank Lloyd Wright (55) divorces socialite Catherine Tobin after 33 years of marriage – November 12

2011 Torrei Hart divorces actor and comedian Kevin Hart (32) due to irreconcilable differences after 8 years of marriage – November 12

1983 Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber (35) divorces Sarah Hugill after more than 11 years of marriage – November 14

2010 "Single White Female" actress Jennifer Jason Leigh (48) divorces writer Noah Baumbach (41) due to irreconcilable differences after 5 years of marriage – November 15

1973 Sci-fi author Isaac Asimov (53) divorces Gertrude Blugerman after 31 years of marriage – November 16

1993 James Carrey files for divorce from Melissa – November 16

2010 Singer-songwriter Avril Lavigne (25) divorces "Sum 41" lead singer and guitarist Deryck Whibley (29) due to irreconcilable differences after 3 years of marriage – November 16

2011 Second season American Idol winner Rubben Studdard (33) divorces Surata Zuri McCants due to irreconcilable differences after 3 years of marriage – November 16

1995 Retired MLB player Johnny Bench (47) divorces Laura Cwikowski after nearly 8 years of marriage – November 17

2004 Singer Jermaine Jackson (49) divorces Alejandra Genevieve Oaziaza (35) after 9 years of marriage – November 19

2007 Linda Bollea (46) divorces professional wrestler Hulk Hogan (53) after 23 years of marriage – November 20

2013 Business magnate Rupert Murdoch (82) divorces Wendi Deng (44) due to irreconcilable differences after 13 years of marriage – November 20

2011 Singer-songwriter and actress Ashlee Simpson (27) divorces rock band Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz (33) due to irreconcilable differences after two and a half years of marriage – November 22

1976 Singer-songwriter Donna Summer (27) divorces actor Helmuth Sommer after 5 years of marriage – November 24

2002 Academy Award-winning actor Nicolas Cage (38) divorces "Princess of Rock and Roll" Lisa Marie Presley (34) due to irreconcilable differences after 3 months of marriage – November 25

2006 "Baywatch" actress Pamela Anderson (39) divorces singer Kid Rock (36) due to irreconcilable differences only 4 months after getting married – November 27

2006 Actress Selma Blair (34) divorces actor-rocker Ahmet Zappa (32) due to irreconcilable differences after more than 2 years of marriage – November 27

2013 Actor Ashton Kutcher (35) divorces actress Demi Moore (51) due to irreconcilable differences after 8 years of marriage – November 27


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Social Famous Calendar - December

Day  -   Award Shows  -   Births  -   Deaths  -   Weddings  -   Divorces

December Daily Social Famous Holidays

Faux Fur Friday - December 7 (First Friday in December)

Nobel Prize Day - December 10

National Champagne Day - December 31

Day  -   Award Shows  -   Births  -   Deaths  -   Weddings  -   Divorces

December Social Famous Award Shows

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards – December 17

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December Social Famous Births

1726 Oliver Wolcott, US judge/signer (Declar of Independence) – December 1

1761 Marie Tussaud, French founder of Madame Tussaud's wax museum, born in Strasbourg (d. 1850) – December 1

1896 Georgy Zhukov, Russian deputy commander-in-chief of the Red Army during WWII (Battles of Stalingrad, Kursk and Berlin) and Minister of Defense, born in Strelkovka, Kaluga (d. 1974) – December 1

1945 Bette Midler, actress and singer (Beaches, Wind Beneath my Wings), born in Honolulu, Hawaii – December 1

 

1694 William Shirley, Colonial Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1771) – December 2

1859 Georges Seurat, post-impressionist painter (Grande Jatte), born in Paris, France (d. 1891) – December 2

1946 Gianni Versace, Reggio Calabria, Italy, fashion designer (Versace), (d. 1997) – December 2

1981 Britney Spears, Kentwood, Louisiana, singer and popstar ("Baby One More Time," "Oops! ...I did it again" and "I'm A Slave 4 U") – December 2

 

1826 George McClellan, Union army major general, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1885) – December 3

1857 Joseph Conrad, Berdychiv, Poland, novelist (Lord Jim, Heart of Darkness), (d. 1924) – December 3

1948 Ozzy Osbourne, English heavy metal vocalist and songwriter (Black Sabbath-Bark at the Moon), born in Birmingham, England – December 3

1960 Julianne Moore, Fayetteville North Carolina, American actress (Magnolia, The Kids are Alright) – December 3

 

1795 Thomas Carlyle, Scotland, essayist/historian (French Revolution) – December 4

1840 Crazy Horse [Tashunka Witko], Fort Robinson Nebraska, Oglala Sioux chief (Battle of the Little Bighorn) – December 4

1969 Jay Z [Shawn Carter], American rapper and record producer (Reasonable Doubt, The Blueprint), born in Brooklyn, New York City – December 4

1973 Tyra Banks, Inglewood, California, model/actress (Higher Learning, Fresh Prince of Bel Air) – December 4

 

1782 Martin Van Buren, Kinderhook New York, (D) 8th US president (1837-41) – December 5

1839 George Armstrong Custer, New Rumley, Ohio, Mjr General (Union volunteers), (d. 1876) – December 5

1901 Walt [Walter Elias] Disney, animator, (Mickey Mouse), producer and co-founder of Walt Disney Co., born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1966) – December 5

1985 Frankie Muniz, American actor – December 5

 

1805 Jean Eugène Robert-Houdin, French magician (d. 1861) – December 6

1833 John Singleton Mosby, Powhatan County, Virginia, lawyer/Col (Confederate Army), (d. 1916) – December 6

1886 Joyce Kilmer, New Brunswick, New Jersey, poet (Trees), (d. 1918) – December 6

1890 Dion Fortune, British occultist (d. 1946) – December 6

 

1598 Giovanni Bernini, Naples, Kingdom of Naples, baroque sculptor (St Teresa in Ecstasy), (d. 1680) – December 7

1928 Noam Chomsky, linguist (founded transformational grammar) – December 7

1956 Larry Bird, West Baden, Indiana, NBA star (Boston Celtics, 12-time NBA All Star) – December 7

1988 Emily Browning, Australian actress – December 7

 

1542 Mary Stuart, Linlithgow Palace, Linlithgow, Queen of Scotland (1560-1587), (d. 1587) – December 8

1765 Eli Whitney, Westborough Massachusetts, inventor (Cotton Gin) – December 8

1943 Jim Morrison, American poet, singer (The Doors) (d. 1971) – December 8

1976 Dominic Monaghan, English actor (The Lord of the Rings, Lost), born in Berlin, West Germany – December 8

 

1608 John Milton, poet/puritan (Paradise Lost), born in London, England (d. 1674) – December 9

1902 Margaret Hamilton, actress (Wicked Witch in Wizard of Oz), born in Cleveland, Ohio – December 9

1944 Bob O'Connor, former Mayor of Pittsburgh – December 9

1980 Simon Helberg, actor (The Big Bang Theory), born in Los Angeles, California – December 9

 

1787 Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, pioneer of educating the deaf, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – December 10

1815 Ada Lovelace, English mathematician (d. 1852), born in London, England – December 10

1830 Emily Dickinson, Amherst Mass, poet (Collected Poems), (d. 1886) – December 10

1985 T. J. Hensick, American ice hockey player – December 10

 

1725 George Mason, Fairfax County Virginia, American statesman (Bill of Rights) – December 11

1843 Robert Koch, German pioneering bacteriologist (TB, cholera, Nobel Prize 1905), born in Clausthal, Hanover (d. 1910) – December 11

1890 Carlos Gardel, Buenos Aires, Argentine singer and the most prominent figure in the history of tango (d. 1935) – December 11

1972 Daniel Alfredsson, Grums, Sweden, NHL right wing (Ottawa Senators) – December 11

 

1724 Samuel Hood, Butleigh, 1st Viscount Hood, British admiral, (d. 1816) – December 12

1745 John Jay, American statesman, 1st US Chief Justice, born in New York City – December 12

1863 Edvard Munch, Løten, Norway, painter/print maker (The Scream), (d. 1944) – December 12

1915 Frank Sinatra, Hoboken New Jersey, American singer/actor (old blue eyes), (d. 1998) – December 12

 

1818 Mary Todd Lincoln, wife of Abraham Lincoln and First Lady (1861-65) – December 13

1929 Christopher Plummer, Canadian actor (Sound of Music, Doll's House), born in Toronto, Ontario – December 13

1967 Jamie Foxx, comedian (In Living Color) – December 13

1989 Taylor Swift, American singer/songwriter (Our Song), born in Reading, Pennsylvania – December 13

 

1503 Nostradamus, [Michel de Nostre-Dam], Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France, astrologist/prophet (Les Propheties), (d. 1566) – December 14

1895 King George VI of the United Kingdom (d. 1952) Reigned 1936-52. – December 14

1896 James Doolittle, Alameda California, USAF General (Raid on Tokyo 1942) – December 14

1916 Shirley Jackson, writer (Road Through the Wall), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1965) – December 14

 

1832 Gustave Eiffel [Alexandre], French engineer (Eiffel tower), (d. 1923) – December 15

1852 Henri Becquerel [Antoine ], discovered radioactivity (Nobel 1903), (d. 1908) – December 15

1945 Michael King, New Zealand historian and author (Penguin History of New Zealand), born in Wellington, New Zealand – December 15

1977 Larissa Fontaine, gymnast (alt-Olympics-96), born in Chicago, Illinois – December 15

 

1485 Catherine of Aragon, Spanish princess/1st wife of Henry VIII, born in Madrid, Spain (d. 1536) – December 16

1770 Ludwig van Beethoven, Bonn, Germany, composer (5th Symphony, Ode to Joy), (d. 1827) – December 16

1775 Jane Austen, Winchester, Hampshire, novelist (Pride and Prejudice), (d. 1817) – December 16

1988 Anna Popplewell, English actress – December 16

 

1908 Willard Frank Libby, Grand Valley Colorado, American chemist (carbon-14 "atomic clock" - Nobel 1960) – December 17

1929 William Safire, political columnist (NY Times)/speech writer (Nixon), (d. 2009) – December 17

1936 Pope Francis [Jorge Mario Bergoglio], Catholic Pope (2013-) 1st Jesuit pope, 1st from the Americas and 1st non-European pope since Syrian Gregory III in 741, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina – December 17

1994 Nat Wolff, American actor, and singer-songwriter – December 17

 

1779 Joseph Grimaldi, English pantomimist and the "greatest clown in history", born in London (d. 1837) – December 18

1800 Charles Goodyear, American inventor (vulcanization process for rubber), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 1860) – December 18

1863 Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria, Graz Austria, His assassination in 1914 led to declarations of war in WWI – December 18

1946 Steven Spielberg, director (ET, Close Encounters, Jaws), born in Cincinnati, Ohio – December 18

 

1849 Henry Clay Frick, Pennsylvania, built world's largest coke & steel operation – December 19

1915 Edith Piaf, [E Giovanna Gassion], chanteuse (Little Sparrow), born in Paris, France (d. 1963) – December 19

1961 Reggie White, Chattanooga Tennessee, NFL defensive end (Green Bay Packers - Super Bowl 31) – December 19

1980 Jake Gyllenhaal, actor (Donnie Darko, Jarhead), born in Los Angeles, California – December 19

 

1833 Samuel A Mudd, doctor, convicted of giving medical aid to John Wilkes Booth – December 20

1946 Uri Geller, Tel Aviv, Israel, psychic (bends forks) – December 20

1978 Andrei Markov, Russian ice hockey player – December 20

1983 Jonah Hill, American actor (Superbad, Moneyball, The Wolf of Wall Street), born in Los Angeles, California – December 20

 

1117 Thomas Becket, Cheapside, archbishop of Canterbury (1162-1170), born in London, England (d. 1170) – December 21

1935 Phil Donahue, TV talk show host (The Phil Donahue Show), born in Cleveland, Ohio – December 21

1937 Jane Fonda, actress (Barbarella, Klute), born in NYC, New York – December 21

1948 Samuel L. Jackson, actor (Amos & Andrew, White Sand, Pulp Fiction), born in Washington, D.C. – December 21

 

1856 Frank Kellogg, US Secretary of State (1925-29), tried to outlaw war (Nobel 1929), born in Potsdam, New York (d. 1937) – December 22

1858 Giacomo Puccini, Lucca Italy opera composer (La bohème, Tosca, Madame Butterfly), (d. 1924) – December 22

1949 Maurice Gibb, Douglas Isle of Man, rocker (Bee Gees-Saturday Night Fever) – December 22

1989 Jordin Sparks, American singer and American Idol winner, born in Phoenix, Arizona – December 22

 

1805 Joseph Smith Jr, Sharon Vermont, founder (Mormon Church), (d. 1844) – December 23

1867 Madame C. J. Walker, Louisiana, cosmetic mogul (Madam C.J. Walker Manufacturing Company), (d. 1919) – December 23

1891 Cy Denneny, Farran's Point Ontario, Canadian ice hockey hall of famer – December 23

1985 Harry Judd, British drummer (McFly) – December 23

 

1745 Benjamin Rush, Byberry Pa, physician/general/signer (Declaration of Independence) – December 24

1922 Ava Gardner, Smithfield North Carolina, American actress (On the Beach, Night of the Iguana) – December 24

1971 Ricky Martin, San Juan, Puerto Rico, singer (Menudo)/actor (General Hospital) – December 24

1973 Stephenie Meyer, American author (Twilight Saga), born in Hartford, Connecticut – December 24

 

1642 Isaac Newton, Woolsthorpe-by-Colsterworth, England, physicist, mathematician; astronomer (Gravity, Laws of Motion), (d. 1727) – December 25

1821 Clara Barton, Oxford Mass, nurse/founder (American Red Cross), (d. 1912) – December 25

1971 Dido, Kensington, pop singer and rap/dance music vocalist (Eminem's 'Stan', 'No Angel'), born in London, England  – December 25

1971 Justin Trudeau, 23rd Prime Minister of Canada, born in Ottawa, Ontario – December 25

 

1791 Charles Babbage, British inventor (calculating machine), born in London, England (d. 1871) – December 26

1891 Henry Miller, American author (Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn, Sexus), born in Manhattan, New York, (d. 1980) – December 26

1921 Steve Allen, comedian/TV host (Tonight Show, Steve Allen Show), born in NYC, New York – December 26

1970 Willie Williams, NFL cornerback (Pittsburgh Steelers, Seahawks) – December 26

 

1571 Johannes Kepler, Weil der Stadt, Germany, astronomer (planetary Motion), (d. 1630) – December 27

1822 Louis Pasteur, Dole, France, bacteriologist (pasteurization), (d. 1895) – December 27

1913 Elizabeth Smart, Canadian author (By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept), born in Ottawa, Ontario – December 27

1985 Paul Stastny, Canadian-American ice hockey player – December 27

 

1902 Mortimer J Adler, author (Encyclopedia Brittanica), born in NYC, New York – December 28

1929 Terry Sawchuk, Winnipeg Manitoba, NHL goaltender (Redwings, Bruins, Maple Leaf, Rangers) – December 28

1934 Maggie Smith, Ilford England, actress (Death on Nile, Clash of Titans) – December 28

1973 Seth Meyers, actor, comedian, writer and producer ("Saturday Night Live") Evanston, Illinois – December 28

 

1808 Andrew Johnson, 17th US President (Unionist: 1865-69), born in Raleigh, North Carolina (d. 1975) – December 29

1936 Ray Nitschke, Elmwood Park Illinois, NFL linebacker (Green Bay Packers) – December 29

1978 LaToya London, American singer – December 29

1994 Princess Kako of Akishino of Japan – December 29

 

1865 Rudyard Kipling, Bombay, author (Jungle Book, Gunga Din-Nobel 1907), (d. 1936) – December 30

1883 Lester Patrick, NHL pioneer – December 30

1884 Hideki Tojo, Japanese Prime Minister during WW II (1941-44), born in Tokyo (d. 1948) – December 30

1984 LeBron James, American NBA basketball player, born in Akron, Ohio – December 30

 

1491 Jacques Cartier, French explorer who claimed what is now Canada for France, born in St. Malo, Brittany (d. 1557) – December 31

1869 Henri Matisse, Le Cateau-Cambrésis, Nord, impressionist painter (Odalisque), (d. 1954) – December 31

1937 Anthony Hopkins, Port Talbot, Glamorgan, actor (Elephant Man, QB VII, Magic, Bounty) – December 31

1943 John Denver, NM, American country singer (Rocky Mountain High) – December 31

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December Social Famous Deaths

1135 Henry I Beauclerc, King of England and the 1st English King fluent in the English language, dies of fever after eating "a surfeit of lampreys" – December 1

1842 Philip Spencer, 1st US naval officer condemned for mutiny, hanged – December 1

2008 Paul Benedict, American actor (b. 1938) – December 1

2012 Jovan Belcher, American football linebacker, commits suicide by gunshot at 25 – December 1

 

1814 Marquis de Sade, French philosopher and writer (Justine), dies at 74. The words sadism and sadist are derived from his name. – December 2

1859 John Brown, US abolitionist (Harpers Ferry), hanged at 59 – December 2

1986 Desi Arnaz, actor (Ricky Ricardo-I Love Lucy), dies at 69 of lung cancer – December 2

2014 Jean Marc Beliveau, Canadian NHL player NHL, dies at 83 – December 2

 

1845 Gregor MacGregor, Scottish con-man (b. 1786) – December 3

1894 Robert Louis Stevenson, Scottish novelist, dies at 45 – December 3

1919 Pierre A Renoir, French painter/sculptor, dies at 78 – December 3

2015 Scott Weiland, American musician (Stone Temple Pilots, Velvet Revolver), dies at 48 – December 3

 

1679 Thomas Hobbes, English philosopher (b. 1588) – December 4

1975 Hannah Arendt, German/US political theorist and historian, dies at 69 – December 4

1976 Benjamin Britten, British composer (Beggar's Opera), dies at 63 – December 4

2015 Robert Loggia, American actor (Officer & a Gentleman, Scarface), dies at 85 – December 4

 

1784 Phillis Wheatley, American poet and first published African-American woman, dies in Boston at 31 – December 5

1791 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, composer, dies in Vienna Austria at 35 – December 5

1870 Alexandre Dumas, French writer ('The Three Musketeers', 'The Count of Monte Cristo') dies at 68 – December 5

1926 Claude Monet, French impressionist, dies at 86 – December 5

2013 Nelson Mandela, anti-apartheid activist, political prisoner (1962-90) and South African President (1994-99), dies of a lung infection at 95 – December 5

 

343 Saint Nicholas [Nikolaos of Myra], Greek Bishop who became the model for Santa Claus, dies at 73 – December 6

1889 Jefferson Davis, President of Confederate States of America (1861-65), dies at 81 – December 6

1955 Honus Wagner, baseball player, dies at 81 – December 6

2013 Stan Tracey, British jazz pianist, dies at 86 – December 6

 

100 Cicero, Roman politician and orator, killed as part of the proscriptions at 63 – December 7

1902 Thomas Nast, US political cartoonist, dies at 62 – December 7

1970 Rube Goldberg, US cartoonist (Mike & Ike, Pulitzer 1948), dies at 87 – December 7

2011 Harry Morgan, American actor (Colonel Potter-M*A*S*H) dies at 96 – December 7

 

1811 Eliza Poe, English-born American actress and the mother of the American author Edgar Allan Poe (b. 1787) – December 8

1942 Albert Kahn, architect of Detroit, dies at 73 – December 8

1967 Robert Henry Lawrence, Jr., USAF/astronaut, dies in a crash of an F-104 Starfighter while training at 32 – December 8

1980 John Lennon, British musician, pop star and member of The Beatles (Imagine), shot and killed in NY by Mark David Chapman at 40 – December 8

 

1603 William Watson, English conspirator (b. 1559) – December 9

1959 Walter Compton, news anchor (DuMont Evening News), dies at 47 – December 9

1998 Archie Moore, American light-heavyweight boxing champion (1952-60), dies at 84 – December 9

2012 Jenni Rivera, Mexican-American singer-songwriter, dies in a plane crash at 43 – December 9

 

1896 Alfred Nobel, Swedish Chemist and founder of the Nobel Prize ceremony on this date, dies at 63 – December 10

1917 Sir Mackenzie Bowell, fifth Prime Minister of Canada, dies of pneumonia at 93 – December 10

1968 Thomas Merton, French/American Catholic writer and Trappist monk (7 Story Mountain), accidentally electrocuted by an electric fan at 53 – December 10

2005 Eugene McCarthy, U.S. Senator and presidential candidate (b. 1916) – December 10

 

1718 Charles XII, King of Sweden (1697-1718), shot dead invading Norway at Fortress of Fredriksten – December 11

1941 John Gillespie Magee, Jr., American poet and aviator (b. 1922) – December 11

2006 Elizabeth Bolden, American, oldest verified person in the world at the time of her death (b. 1890) – December 11

2008 Bettie Page, American Playboy pin-up model, dies at 85 – December 11

 

1889 Robert Browning, English poet (Ring & Book), dies at 77 – December 12

1933 Theodore Moses Tobani, composer, dies at 78 – December 12

2006 Peter Boyle, American actor, dies of multiple myeloma at 71 – December 12

2013 Audrey Totter, American actress, dies from a stroke at 95 – December 12

 

1466 Donatello, Florentine artist and sculptor (b. 1386) – December 13

1835 John Storm, American Revolutionary soldier (b. 1760) – December 13

1961 Grandma Moses [Anna M], US painter, dies at 101 – December 13

2005 Stanley Tookie Williams, co-founder of the Crips and convicted murderer (b. 1953) – December 13

 

1476 vlad III the Impaler (b. 1431) – December 14

1799 George Washington, 1st president USA (1789-97), dies at 66 – December 14

1974 Walter Lippmann, American journalist (Public Opinion), dies at 85 – December 14

2013 Peter O'Toole, Irish actor, dies at 81 – December 14

 

1675 Jan Vermeer, Dutch painter (Love Letter), dies at 43 – December 15

1890 Sitting Bull, Hunkpapa-Sioux chief (Little Big Horn), killed by US Police aged 58 or 59 – December 15

1944 Glenn Miller, US band leader/jazz composer, dies at 40 – December 15

1966 Walt [Walter] Disney, animator, producer and co-founder of Walt Disney Co, dies at 65 – December 15

 

1859 Wilhelm Grimm, writer, dies at 73 – December 16

1980 Colonel Harland Sanders, American founder of Kentucky Fried Chicken, dies at 90 – December 16

1997 Lillian Disney, widow of animator Walt Disney, dies of a stroke at 98 – December 16

2009 Roy E. Disney, American businessman (b. 1930) – December 16

 

1830 Simón Bolívar, South American revolutionary and president (Colombia), dies at 47 in Santa Marta, Colombia – December 17

1917 Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, 1st qualified woman physician in Britain, first woman mayor (Aldeburgh), dies at 81 – December 17

1973 Charles G Abbot, US astronomer (Sun Constant), dies at 101 – December 17

2003 Otto Graham, NFL Quarterback, dies of a heart aneurysm at 82 – December 17

 

1577 Anna, duchess of Saxon/wife of prince Willem of Orange, dies at 32 – December 18

1829 Jean-Baptiste de Lamarck, French naturalist, dies at 85 – December 18

1992 Mother Clare Hale, cared for NYC AIDS babies (Hale House), dies at 87 – December 18

2008 Mark Felt, the infamous "Deep Throat", American FBI official and whistle blower during the Watergate Scandal dies aged 95 – December 18

 

1814 Joseph Bramah, Inventor and Locksmith, notably invented the beer pump – December 19

1848 Emily Brontë, English novelist (Wuthering Heights), dies of tuberculosis at 30 – December 19

1953 Robert A. Millikan, American physicist (Nobel 1923), dies at 85 – December 19

2012 Larry Morris, American NFL player, dies at 79 – December 19

 

1812 Sacagawea, Shoshone interpreter for Lewis & Clark, dies – December 20

1939 Hans Langsdorff, German capt (Graaf Spee), commits suicide – December 20

1961 Moss Hart, American dramatist (You can't take it with you), dies at 57 – December 20

1968 John Steinbeck, author (Grapes of Wrath, Nobel Prize 1940, 1962), dies at 66 – December 20

 

1807 John Newton, English cleric and hymnist (b. 1725) – December 21

1937 Frank Kellogg, US Secretary of State and Nobel laureate, dies at 80 – December 21

1940 F. Scott Fitzgerald, American author (Great Gatsby, Zelda), dies of a heart attack at 44 – December 21

1945 George S. Patton, American WWII general (Sicily, Italy and Normandy) known as "Old Blood & Guts", dies of congestive heart failure at 60 – December 21

 

1440 Bluebeard, pirate, executed – December 22

1767 John Newberry, English publisher, dies – December 22

1943 Beatrix Potter, English children's writer and illustrator ("The Tale of Peter Rabbit") dies aged 77 – December 22

2014 Joe Cocker, English rock musician (With a Little Help from My Friends), dies of lung cancer at 70 – December 22

 

1795 Henry Clinton, British general (b. 1730) – December 23

1948 Hideki Tojo, Japanese Prime Minister during WW II (1941-44), hanged for war crimes at 64 – December 23

1985 James Vance (20) and Raymond Belknap (18) attempt suicide (Belknap dies). Their families later sue rock group Judas Priest for subliminal messages in song "Better By You, Better Than Me". – December 23

2011 Denise Darcel, French actress, dies of complications from a ruptured aneurysm at 87 – December 23

 

1524 Vasco da Gama, Portuguese explorer/viceroy of Cochin, dies at about 55 – December 24

1914 John Muir, Scottish naturalist, dies of pneumonia at 76 – December 24

1980 Karl Dönitz, German naval admiral, and last leader of Nazi Germany (b. 1891) – December 24

1998 Raemer Schreiber, American Physicist (Manhattan Project) who helped develop the first atomic bomb during World War II and prepared the Fat Man bomb that was used in the bombing of Nagasaki, dies at 88 – December 24

 

1635 Samuel de Champlain, French explorer and founder of Quebec City, dies of a stroke at 61 – December 25

1953 Patsy Donovan, Irish-born American baseball player (b. 1865) – December 25

1977 Charlie Chaplin, actor/comedian (Modern Times, The Kid), dies in Switzerland at 88 – December 25

2006 James Brown, rhythm & blues, gospel, jazz, soul and funk singer or simply The Godfather of Soul (Genius of Love, Hot Pants) dies at 73 from heart failure – December 25

 

1776 Johann Gottlieb Rall, Hessian colonel/mercenary, dies in battle in American Revolutionary War – December 26

1923 Dietrich Eckart, German Nazi politician (b. 1868) – December 26

1958 Harry Redman, composer, dies on 89th birthday – December 26

1972 Harry Truman, 33rd US President (1945-53), dies in KC Mo at 88 – December 26

 

1836 Stephen Fuller Austin, founder of the US State of Texas, dies at 43 – December 27

1972 Lester B. Pearson, 14th Canadian Prime Minister (Nobel 1957), dies at 75 – December 27

2007 Benazir Bhutto, former Prime Minister of Pakistan is assassinated at 54 – December 27

2015 Meadowlark Lemmon, American basketball star (Harlem Globetrotters), dies at 83 – December 27

 

1734 Rob Roy, Scottish folk hero and outlaw, dies at 63 – December 28

1962 Kathleen Clifford, American actress (b. 1887) – December 28

1984 Sam Peckinpah, director, dies of cardiac arrest at 59 – December 28

2009 James Owen Sullivan, American drummer and songwriter (Avenged Sevenfold) dies aged 28 – December 28

 

1170 Thomas Becket, English Archbishop of Canterbury, assassinated by 4 knights of King Henry II at 52 – December 29

1890 Big Foot, Sioux Indian chief, dies at Wounded Knee – December 29

1995 Lita Grey, second wife of Charlie Chaplin, dies of cancer at 87 – December 29

2008 Freddie Hubbard, American jazz trumpet player (b. 1938) – December 29

 

1896 Jose Protacio Rizal, Filipino nationalist and novelist ('Noli Me Tángere', 'El Filibusterismo') is executed by firing squad at 35 – December 30

1970 Sonny Liston, World heavyweight boxing champion (1962-64), dies at 38 – December 30

2006 Deposed Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein is hanged in Baghdad at 69 – December 30

2014 Luise Rainer, German and American actress, - 1st actor to win multiple Academy Awards (1936, 1937), dies at 104 – December 30

 

192 Commodus, Emperor of Rome (180-192), murdered at 31 – December 31

1775 Richard Montgomery, General in Continental Army during American Revolutionary War, dies in attack on Quebec – December 31

1966 Chief Nipo Strongheart, Native American actor (Pony Soldier), dies at 75 – December 31

1972 Roberto Clemente, slugger (Pittsburgh Pirates), dies in a plane crash at 38 – December 31

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December Social Famous Weddings

1973 NFL running back Gale Sayers (30) weds second wife Ardythe Bullard – December 1

1982 Martial artist Jackie Chan (28) weds actress Lin Feng-jiao (29) in Los Angeles – December 1

1996 Model-actress Angie Everhart (27) weds actor Ashley Hamilton (22) at the Beverly Hills Presbyterian Church in Los Angeles – December 1

2012 "X Factor" and "Extra" host Mario Lopez (39) weds actress Courtney Mazza (31) in an outdoor ceremony in Punta Mita, Mexico – December 1

 

1886 26th US President Theodore Roosevelt (28) weds second wife Edith Kermit Carow (25) in London – December 2

1926 Film director/producer Alfred Hitchcock (27) weds director Alma Reville (27) at Brompton Oratory in London – December 2

1965 Comedian Tony Hancock (40) weds publicist Freddie Ross (35) – December 2

2006 "Emmerdale" actor Nick Miles (44) weds Stephanie Lumb at the Roundthorn Country House Hotel in Penrith, England – December 2

 

1931 Silent film actress Clara Bow (26) weds actor and politician Rex Bell (28) in Las Vegas – December 3

1940 Nobel Prize winning author Albert Camus (27) weds pianist and mathematician Francine Faure (25) in Lyon, France – December 3

1984 Oldest groom - Harry Stevens, 103, weds Thelma Lucas, 83, in Wisconsin – December 3

2005 NBC correspondent Hoda Kotb (41) weds New Orleans tennis coach Burzis Kanga in the Dominican Republic – December 3

 

1878 Novelist Bram Stoker (31) weds Florence Balcombe (20) in Dublin, Ireland – December 4

1973 NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle (47) weds activist Carrie Cooke – December 4

1976 Actress Elizabeth Taylor (44) marries for the 7th time to politician John Warner (49) – December 4

2005 2004 Olympic volleyball team member Kerri Walsh (27) weds fellow volleyball player Casey Jennings (30) at the La Quinta Resort in Palm Springs, California – December 4

 

1926 Gangster Carlo Gambino (24) weds his first cousin Catherine Castellano – December 5

1945 Actor Eddie Albert (39) weds actress Margo (28) – December 5

2003 Coldplay lead vocalist Chris Martin (35) weds actress and singer Gwyneth Paltrow (39) at the San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito, California – December 5

2011 American game show host and executive producer Jeff Probst (50) weds actress/model Lisa Ann Russell (40) at a private house in Los Angeles – December 5

 

1930 Pablo Neruda marries Marie A Hagenaar Vogelzang in Batavia – December 6

1962 Actor Sean Connery (32) weds actress Diane Cilento on Gibraltar – December 6

1997 ABC's World News Tonight news anchor Peter Jennings (59) weds Kayce Freed in Bridgehampton, New York – December 6

2003 "The Bachelorette" star Trista Rehn (31) weds Ryan Sutter (29) at The Lodge in Rancho Mirage, California – December 6

 

1646 Princess Louise Henriette (19) of Nassau marries Frederick Henry Elector of Brandenburg – December 7

1940 Mexican painters Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo remarry in San Francisco (divorced 1939) – December 7

1996 Former Tennessee Republican Senator Howard Baker (71) weds retired Kansas GOP Senator Nancy Kassebaum (64) in Washington, D.C. – December 7

2003 Queen of hip-hop soul, Mary Jane Blige (32) weds record producer Kendu Isaacs in Bergen County, New Jersey – December 7

 

1872 Religious leader Brigham Young (71) weds his fifty-fifth wife Hannah Tapfield in Salt Lake City, Utah – December 8

1950 NBA player Bob Cousy (22) weds his college sweetheart Missie Ritterbusch – December 8

2007 "Happy Days" actor and legendary bachelor Scott Baio (46) weds longtime girlfriend Renee Sloan at a luxury high-rise in Los Angeles – December 8

2007 Backstreet Boys member Howie Dorough (34) weds longtime girlfriend Leigh Boniello at St. James Cathedral in Orlando, Florida – December 8

 

1883 Poet Rabindranath Tagore (22) weds Mrinalini Devi in an arranged marriage – December 9

1989 "Baywatch" actor David Hasselhoff (37) weds actress Pamela Bach (26) at the Little Brown Church in Studio City, California – December 9

2005 "Bourne" actor Matt Damon (35) weds Argentine-born Luciana Barrosa (29) at the Manhattan Marriage Bureau near New York City Hall – December 9

2011 "Nothing Compares 2 U" singer Sinead O'Connor (45) weds Irish therapist Barry Herridge (38) at the Little White Chapel in Las Vegas – December 9

 

1915 28th US President Woodrow Wilson marries 2nd wife Edith Galt, a descendant of native American Pocahontas – December 10

1947 Jazz musician Ella Fitzgerald (30) weds bass player Ray Brown (21) – December 10

2005 Country music artist Garth Brooks (43) weds singer Trisha Yearwood (41) in Claremore, Oklahoma – December 10

2010 Tennis player Martina Hingis (30) weds equestrian show jumper Thibault Hutin at a private civil ceremony in Paris, France – December 10

 

1946 "Bill Haley & His Comets" rock and roll musician Bill Haley (21) weds Dorothy Crowe – December 11

1999 Scottish actor Robbie Coltrane marries Rhona Gemmell – December 11

2010 "Good Charlotte" lead vocalist Joel Madden (31) weds fashion designer and actress Nicole Richie (30) at Beverly Hills, California – December 11

2010 Actress Joanna Garcia (32) weds New York Yankees` Nick Swisher (31) at Breakers Hotel & Resort in Palm Beach, Florida – December 11

 

1957 Jerry Lee Lewis weds his cousin Myra Gale Brown, 13, while still married to his 1st wife Jane Mitcham – December 12

1991 Actor Richard Gere (42) weds supermodel Cindy Crawford (25) in Las Vegas – December 12

2008 Fashion mogul Tommy Hilfiger (57) weds former model Dee Ocleppo in Greenwich, Connecticut – December 12

2014 E! news anchor Jason Kennedy (33) weds fashion journalist and blogger Lauren Scruggs (26) at the Four Seasons Resort in Dallas, Texas – December 12

 

862 Boudouin Iron Arm & Count of Flanders, elopes with Princess Judith, daughter King Charles of West Francia – December 13

1951 British PM Margaret Thatcher (26) weds businessman Denis Thatcher (36) at Wesley's Chapel in City Road, London – December 13

2003 Italian operatic tenor Luciano Pavarotti (68) weds Nicoletta Mantovani at Modena Italy's Teatro Comunale – December 13

 

1780 US founding father Alexander Hamilton (25) weds Elizabeth Schuyler (23) at Schuyler Mansion in Albany, New York – December 14

1984 Singer and actress Bette Midler (39) weds Martin Von Hasselberg at Starlight Chapel in Las Vegas – December 14

1985 "The Cosby Show" actress Phylicia Rashad (37) weds former NFL wide receiver and sportscaster Ahmad Rashad (36) – December 14

2010 WWF wrestler Hulk Hogan (57) marries 2nd wife Jennifer McDaniel in Clearwater Florida – December 14

 

1983 Author Roald Dahl (67) weds Liccy Crosland (45) at Brixton Town Hall in South London – December 15

1989 Actor and director George Clooney (28) weds actress Talia Balsam (30) in Las Vegas – December 15

1990 Actress Natasha Richardson (27) weds producer Robert Fox (37) – December 15

2014 "Theory of Everything" actor Eddie Redmayne (32) weds Hannah Bagshawe at Babington House in Somerset, England – December 15

 

1991 NBA center David Robinson (26) weds Valerie Hoggatt at a Baptist church ceremony in San Antonio, Texas – December 16

2000 Tennis player Todd Martin (30) weds Amy Martin in New Jersey – December 16

 

1915 Journalist Benito Mussolini marries Rachele Guidi in Treviglio Lombardy – December 17

1994 Queen of Pop Celine Dion (26) weds her manager Rene Angelil (52) at Notre Dame Basilica in Montreal, Canada – December 17

2011 Backstreet Boys member A. J. McLean (34) weds model Rochelle Karidis (30) in an outdoor wedding at Beverly Hills, California – December 17

2011 "The Descendants" actress Judy Greer (36) weds "Real Time with Bill Mahe"r co-executive producer Dean Johnsen at the Los Angeles Athletic Club – December 17

 

1915 US President Wilson, widowed the year before, marries Edith Bolling Galt – December 18

1932 Civil rights activist Rosa Parks (19) weds Raymond Parks (29) in Montgomery, Alabama – December 18

1983 Wrestler Hulk Hogan (30) weds Linda Claridge – December 18

1984 Actress Jamie Lee Curtis (26) weds actor Christopher Guest (37) in New York – December 18

 

1895 Poet Robert Frost (21) weds Elinor Miriam White in Lawrence, Massachusetts – December 19

1912 Author Colette (39) weds "Le Matin" newspaper editor Henri de Jouvenel – December 19

1975 Astronaut Buzz Aldrin (45) weds Beverly Zile – December 19

2009 Actor-singer Kevin Jonas (22) weds Danielle Deleasa (23) at Oheka Castle in Huntington, New York – December 19

 

1949 "Gone with the Wind" actor Clark Gable (48) weds socialite Sylvia Ashley (45) – December 20

1964 Fashion designer Ralph Lauren (25) weds Ricky Anne Loew-Beer in NYC, New York – December 20

1989 Business magnate Richard Branson (39) weds Joan Templeman in British Virgin Islands – December 20

2015 Broadcaster Christine Bleakley (36) weds footballer Frank Lampard (37) at Saint Paul's Church in Knightsbridge, London – December 20

 

1762 British Explorer Captain James Cook marries Elizabeth Batts – December 21

1886 Founder of Girl Scouts of the USA Juliette Gordon Low (26) weds William Mackay Low in Savannah, Georgia – December 21

1996 Famous singer Lionel Richie (47) weds clothing designer Diane Alexander (30) at Metropolitan Club in New York – December 21

2008 Talk show host Craig Ferguson (46) weds art dealer Megan Wallace Cunningham (26) in Chester, Vermont – December 21

 

1968 Author and host Ina Garten (20) weds dean Jeffrey Garten – December 22

1980 Actor Martin Short (30) weds comic actress Nancy Dolman (29) – December 22

2000 Pop singer Madonna (42) weds film director Guy Ritchie (32) at Skibo Castle in Scotland – December 22

2007 Former "Saturday Night Live" host Jimmy Fallon (33) weds Hollywood producer Nancy Juvonen (40) on Necker Island in Caribbean – December 22

 

1951 MLB centerfielder Mickey Mantle (20) weds author Merlyn Mantle (19) in Commerce, Oklahoma – December 23

1961 Actor Martin Sheen (21) weds Janet Templeton – December 23

2005 "Jurassic Park" actress Laura Dern (38) weds musician Ben Harper (36) in Los Angeles – December 23

2007 "Dr. Izzie Stevens" actress Katherine Heigl (29) weds singer-songwriter Josh Kelley (27) at Stein Eriksen Lodge in Park City, Utah – December 23

 

1936 Paleoanthropologist Mary Leakey (23) weds archaeologist Louis Leakey (33) in England – December 24

1945 Actress Mary Astor (39) weds Thomas Gordon Wheelock – December 24

1971 Professional boxer George Foreman (22) weds Adrienne Calhoun – December 24

1983 Actor Johnny Depp (20) weds Lori Anne Allison – December 24

 

1871 Inventor Thomas Edison (24) marries 1st wife Mary Stilwell (16) – December 25

1999 Comedian Jerry Seinfeld (45) marries PR executive Jessica Sklar (28) – December 25

2012 Marie Osmond's daughter Rachael Osmond (23) weds Gabriel Krueger (22) in Park City, Utah – December 25

2012 "Arrow" actor Stephen Amell (31) weds America's Next Top Model Cassandra Jean (27) in the Caribbean – December 25

 

1941 Jazz musician Ella Fitzgerald (24) weds convicted drug dealer Benny Kornegay – December 26

1959 NFL coach John Madden (23) weds Virginia Fields – December 26

1993 Comedian Rodney Dangerfield (72) weds Joan Child (41) at Silver Bells Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas – December 26

2001 "Harry Potter" author J. K. Rowling (36) weds anesthesiologist Neil Murray (30) in Aberfeldy, Scotland – December 26

 

1925 Inventor George Gallup (24) weds Ophelia Smith Miller – December 27

1953 Broadcasting pioneer Roone Arledge (22) weds Joan Heise at St. Frances de Chantal Parish in Wantagh, New York – December 27

1972 Actor Billy Dee Williams (35) weds Teruko Nakagami – December 27

2006 Supermodel Niki Taylor (31) weds NASCAR driver Burney Lamar (26) at The Grande Colonial Hotel in La Jolla, California – December 27

 

1950 Author John Steinbeck (48) weds actress Elaine Anderson (36) – December 28

1997 Actor Robert Carlyle (36) weds makeup artist Anastasia Shirley in Scotland – December 28

2008 "Cheers" actor Woody Harrelson (47) weds longtime girlfriend Laura Louie (43) in Maui Island – December 28

2010 "Thor" actor Chris Hemsworth (27) weds spanish actress Elsa Pataky (34) in Indonesia – December 28

 

1876 Frederic A Bartholdi (Statue of Liberty sculptor) weds Jeanne-Emilie – December 29

1954 Astronaut Buzz Aldrin (24) weds Joan Archer – December 29

1984 MLB player Mark McGwire (21) weds Kathlene Hughes – December 29

1997 Actress Cate Blanchett (28) weds screenwriter Andrew Upton (31) at Blue Mountains National Park in New South Wales, Australia – December 29

 

1879 Composer John Philip Sousa (25) weds Jane van Middlesworth Bellis – December 30

1916 MLB player Honus Wagner (42) weds Bessie Baine Smith (26) at St John's Church in Carnegie, Pennsylvania – December 30

1918 Gangster Al Capone (19) marries Mae Josephine Coughlin, mother of his child – December 30

2011 Scottish actor David Tennant (40) weds actress Georgia Moffett (27) in London, United Kingdom – December 30

 

1955 Actor Gregory Peck (39) weds philanthropist Veronique Passani (23) – December 31

1978 Best-selling author Michael Crichton (36) weds lawyer Kathleen St. Johns – December 31

1993 Actor and host Wayne Brady (21) weds Diana Lasso in Orlando – December 31

2013 "The Big Bang Theory" actress Kaley Cuoco (28) weds professional tennis player Ryan Sweeting (26) at Hummingbird Nest Ranch in Santa Susana, California – December 31

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December Social Famous Divorces

2008 "CSI" actress Marg Helgenberger (50) divorces actor Alan Rosenberg (58) due to irreconcilable differences after 19 years of marriage – December 1

2015 Actors Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas divorce after 19 years of marriage – December 4

1938 Actress Bette Davis (30) divorces musician Harmon Nelson (31) due to cruel and inhuman manner after more than 6 years of marriage – December 6

1982 US Senator Ted & Joan Kennedy divorce – December 6

1988 Actor and comedian Robin Williams (37) divorces Valerie Velardi after 10 years of marriage – December 6

2010 "Heart" rock singer Nancy Wilson (56) divorces "Almost Famous" and "Elizabethtown" director Cameron Crowe (53) due to irreconcilable differences after 24 years of marriage – December 8

1937 Writer Walter Lippmann (48) divorces first wife Faye Albertson after 20 years of marriage – December 9

1982 Mary-Beth & William Hurt divorce – December 9

1997 Motorcycle daredevil Evel Knievel (59) divorces Linda Joan Bork after 38 years of marriage – December 10

2001 Oscar winning-actress Kate Winslet (26) divorces assistant film director Jim Threapleton (28) due to unreasonable behavior after 3 years of marriage – December 14

2010 "Dexter" actress Jennifer Carpenter (31) divorces actor Michael C. Hall (40) due to irreconcilable differences after 2 years of marriage – December 14

1942 Actress Mary Astor (36) divorces film editor Manuel del Campo (29) after more than 4 years of marriage – December 15

2008 Pop singer Madonna (50) divorces film director Guy Ritchie (40) due to unreasonable behavior after almost 8 years of marriage – December 15

2010 Nip/Tuck actor Dylan Walsh (47) divorces actress Joana Going (47) due to irreconcilable differences after 6 years of marriage – December 15

1809 Napoleon Bonaparte divorces Empress Joséphine by French Senate – December 16

1999 Actress Linda Hamilton (43) divorces director James Cameron (45) due to irreconcilable differences after 2 years of marriage – December 16

2005 American singer-songwriter and TV personality Jessica Simpson (25) divorces singer-songwriter Nick Lachey (31) due to irreconcilable differences – December 16

2007 Actor Dermot Mulroney (44) divorces actress Catherine Keener (48) due to irreconcilable differences after 17 years of marriage – December 17

1923 Jazz musician Louis Armstrong (22) divorces Daisy Parker after 5 years of marriage – December 18

1968 Actor Peter Sellers (43) divorces actress Britt Ekland after 4 years of marriage – December 18

1995 Queen Elizabeth askes Prince Charles & Diana to divorce – December 19

1984 Actress Kate Jackson (36) divorces business executive David Greenwald after 2 years of marriage – December 20

2007 "Hot in Cleveland" actress Valerie Bertinelli (47) divorces guitarist Eddie Van Halen (52) due to irreconcilable differences after 25 years of marriage – December 20

1945 American author and journalist "The Old Man and the Sea" Ernest Hemingway and journalist Martha Gellhorn divorce after 5 years of marriage. – December 21

2010 "The Lord of The Rings" actor Sean Bean (51) divorces actress Georgina Sutcliffe (32) due to irreconcilable differences after 2 years of marriage – December 21

2006 "Grey's Anatomy" actress Sandra Oh (35) divorces Oscar-winning Sideways director Alexander Payne (45) due to irreconcilable differences after 5 years of marriage – December 22

1945 Actor John Wayne (38) divorces Josephine Saenz (37) after 12 years of marriage – December 25

2011 "New Girl" actress Zooey Deschanel (31) divorces "Death Cab for Cutie" singer Ben Gibbard (35) due to irreconcilable differences – December 27

1942 Actress Janet Leigh (14) divorces childhood sweetheart John Kenneth Carlisle (18) 4 months after getting married – December 28

2010 Film and record company executive Justin Siegel (23) divorces actress-singer Emmy Rossum due to irreconcilable differences after a year-and-a-half of marriage – December 28

2012 Astronaut Buzz Aldrin (82) divorces Lois Driggs Cannon due to irreconcilable differences after 23 years of marriage – December 28

2003 Retired NFL quarterback John Elway (43) divorces first wife Janet Buchan after 18 years of marriage – December 29

2006 One Tree Hill actress Sophia Bush (24) divorces actor Chad Michael Murray (25) for the reason of fraud after 5 months of marriage – December 29

2006 NBA basketball star Michael Jordan (43) divorces Juanita Vanoy (47) due to irreconcilable differences after 17 years of marriage – December 29

1955 Actor Gregory Peck (39) divorces real estate broker Greta Kukkonen (44) after 13 years of marriage – December 30


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