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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Herb Adderley
Football
8-Jun-1939 30-Oct-2020 NFL Hall of Famer
Dick Allen
Baseball
8-Mar-1942 7-Dec-2020 Outspoken MLB slugger
Kenneth Bernard
Playwright
7-May-1930 9-Aug-2020 Theater of the Ridiculous
Honor Blackman
Actor
12-Dec-1925 5-Apr-2020 Pussy Galore in Goldfinger
Chadwick Boseman
Actor
29-Nov-1976 28-Aug-2020 Black Panther
Alan S. Boyd
Government
20-Jul-1922 18-Oct-2020 US Secretary of Transportation, 1967-69
Wilford Brimley
Actor
27-Sep-1934 1-Aug-2020 Grandfatherly actor, shill for Oatmeal Industry
Lou Brock
Baseball
18-Jun-1939 6-Sep-2020 Stole 938 bases
Joseph L. Bruno
Politician
8-Apr-1929 6-Oct-2020 Former New York Senate Majority Leader
Kobe Bryant
Basketball
23-Aug-1978 26-Jan-2020 Embattled Los Angeles Lakers star
Harold Budd
Electronic Musician
24-May-1936 8-Dec-2020 Ambient composer, Eno collaborator
Jeremy Bulloch
Actor
16-Feb-1945 17-Dec-2020 Boba Fett in the Star Wars series
Herman Cain
Business
13-Dec-1945 30-Jul-2020 Godfather's Pizza
Pierre Cardin
Fashion Designer
6-Jul-1922 29-Dec-2020 Inventor of the "bubble dress"
John Le Carré
Novelist
19-Oct-1931 12-Dec-2020 The Spy Who Came In From the Cold
Steve Carter
Playwright
7-Nov-1929 15-Sep-2020 Nevis Mountain Dew
Marge Champion
Dancer
2-Sep-1919 21-Oct-2020 Show Boat
Clayton M. Christensen
Scholar
6-Apr-1952 23-Jan-2020 The Innovator's Dilemma
Christo
Artist
13-Jun-1935 31-May-2020 Gift-wraps large monuments
Tom Coburn
Politician
14-Mar-1948 28-Mar-2020 US Senator from Oklahoma, 2005-15
Stephen F. Cohen
Scholar
25-Nov-1938 18-Sep-2020 Bukharin and the Bolshevik Revolution
Sean Connery
Actor
25-Aug-1930 31-Oct-2020 James Bond
Terence Conran
Designer
4-Oct-1931 12-Sep-2020 Founder, Habitat
John Conway
Mathematician
26-Dec-1937 11-Apr-2020 Game of Life
Norm Crosby
Comic
15-Sep-1927 7-Nov-2020 Stand-up and nightclub comic
Ben Cross
Actor
16-Dec-1947 18-Aug-2020 Chariots of Fire
Stanley Crouch
Columnist
14-Dec-1945 16-Sep-2020 Jazz critic
Abby Dalton
Actor
15-Aug-1935 23-Nov-2020 Julia Cumson on Falcon Crest
William H. Danforth
Educator
10-Apr-1926 16-Sep-2020 Chancellor of WUSTL, 1971-95
Mac Davis
Singer/Songwriter
21-Jan-1942 29-Sep-2020 Rock/Country Singer/Songwriter
Spencer Davis
Musician
17-Jul-1939 19-Oct-2020 The Spencer Davis Group
Willie D. Davis
Football
24-Jul-1934 15-Apr-2020 Businessman, former football player
Olivia de Havilland
Actor
1-Jul-1916 26-Jul-2020 Gone With the Wind
Fred Dean
Football
24-Feb-1952 14-Oct-2020 NFL Hall of Famer
Tom Dempsey
Football
12-Jan-1947 4-Apr-2020 Retired NFL Placekicker
Brian Dennehy
Actor
9-Jul-1938 15-Apr-2020 First Blood
David Dinkins
Politician
10-Jul-1927 23-Nov-2020 Mayor of New York City, 1989-93
Kevin Dobson
Actor
18-Mar-1943 6-Sep-2020 Det. Crocker on Kojak
MF Doom
Rapper
9-Jan-1971 31-Oct-2020 Rapper of many masks
Shirley Douglas
Actor
2-Apr-1934 5-Apr-2020 May Bailey on Wind at My Back
Hugh Downs
Journalist
14-Feb-1921 1-Jul-2020 20/20
Mort Drucker
Cartoonist
29-Mar-1929 9-Apr-2020 Mad Magazine illustrator
James Drury
Actor
18-Apr-1934 6-Apr-2020 The Virginian
Freeman Dyson
Physicist
15-Dec-1923 28-Feb-2020 Theoretical physicist at Institute for Advanced Study
Ira Einhorn
Activist
15-May-1940 3-Apr-2020 Counterculture figure, murderer
Charles Evers
Activist
11-Sep-1922 22-Jul-2020 Brother of Medgar Evers
Conchata Ferrell
Actor
28-Mar-1943 12-Oct-2020 Head nurse Joan Thor on E/R
Robert Fisk
Journalist
12-Jul-1946 30-Oct-2020 Foreign correspondent for The Independent
Rhonda Fleming
Actor
10-Aug-1923 14-Oct-2020 Spellbound
Whitey Ford
Baseball
21-Oct-1928 8-Oct-2020 Ten World Series wins
Murphy J. Foster, Jr.
Politician
11-Jul-1930 4-Oct-2020 Governor of Louisiana, 1996-2004
William H. Gates, Sr.
Philanthropist
30-Nov-1925 14-Sep-2020 Co-Chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Phyllis George
Author
25-Jun-1949 14-May-2020 Miss America 1971
Bob Gibson
Baseball
9-Nov-1935 2-Oct-2020 Two-time Cy Young Award winner
Hutton Gibson
Relative
26-Aug-1918 11-May-2020 Father of Mel Gibson
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Judge
15-Mar-1933 18-Sep-2020 US Supreme Court Justice
Terry Goodkind
Novelist
11-Jan-1948 17-Sep-2020 Sword of Truth series
Stuart Gordon
Film Director
11-Aug-1947 24-Mar-2020 Re-Animator
Robert Gore
Chemist
15-Apr-1937 17-Sep-2020 Co-inventor of Gore-Tex
Slade Gorton
Politician
8-Jan-1928 19-Aug-2020 US Senator from Washington, 1981-2001
David Graeber
Anthropologist
12-Feb-1961 2-Sep-2020 Fragments of an Anarchist Anthropology
Ronald Graham
Mathematician
31-Oct-1935 6-Jul-2020 Mathematician, Computer Scientist
Shirley Ann Grau
Novelist
8-Jul-1929 3-Aug-2020 The Keepers of the House
Juliette Gréco
Singer
7-Feb-1927 23-Sep-2020 Orpheus
Peter Green
Musician
29-Oct-1946 25-Jul-2020 Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac
Dave Greenfield
Pianist
29-Mar-1949 3-May-2020 Keyboardist for The Stranglers
Winston Groom
Novelist
23-Mar-1943 16-Sep-2020 Forrest Gump
Steve Grossman
Jazz Musician
18-Jan-1951 13-Aug-2020 Jazz saxophonist
John H. Hager
Politician
28-Aug-1936 23-Aug-2020 Lt. Governor of Virginia, 1998-2002
Pete Hamill
Journalist
24-Jun-1935 5-Aug-2020 The New York Post
Dale Hawerchuk
Hockey
4-Apr-1963 18-Aug-2020 NHL Hall of Famer
Roy Horn
Magician
3-Oct-1944 8-May-2020 Siegfried and Roy
Paul Hornung
Football
23-Dec-1935 13-Nov-2020 Green Bay Packer, Heisman winner
Jane Dee Hull
Politician
8-Aug-1935 16-Apr-2020 Governor of Arizona, 1997-2003
James A. Johnson
Business
24-Dec-1943 18-Oct-2020 CEO of Fannie Mae, 1991-98
Rafer Johnson
Track and Field
18-Aug-1935 2-Dec-2020 Olympic track and field star
K. C. Jones
Basketball
25-May-1932 25-Dec-2020 Boston Celtics
David Karnes
Politician
12-Dec-1948 25-Oct-2020 US Senator from Nebraska, 1987-89
William J. Keating
Publisher
30-Mar-1927 20-May-2020 Cincinnati Enquirer chairman, 1974-92
Randall Kenan
Author
12-Mar-1963 28-Aug-2020 Let the Dead Bury Their Dead
Donald Kennedy
Educator
18-Aug-1931 21-Apr-2020 President of Stanford, 1980-92
Kim Ki-Duk
Film Director
20-Dec-1960 11-Dec-2020 Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring
Shirley Knight
Actor
5-Jul-1936 22-Apr-2020 Sweet Bird of Youth
Larry Kramer
Playwright
25-Jun-1935 27-May-2020 The Normal Heart
David L. Lander
Actor
22-Jun-1947 4-Dec-2020 Squiggy on Laverne & Shirley
Tom Lester
Actor
23-Sep-1938 20-Apr-2020 Eb Dawson on Green Acres
John Lewis
Politician
21-Feb-1940 17-Jul-2020 Congressman, Georgia 5th
Little Richard
Musician
5-Dec-1932 9-May-2020 Tutti Frutti
Sam Lloyd
Actor
12-Nov-1963 30-Apr-2020 Ted Buckland on Scrubs
Michael Lonsdale
Actor
24-May-1931 21-Sep-2020 Moonraker
Trini Lopez
Musician
15-May-1937 11-Aug-2020 If I Had A Hammer
Johnny Majors
Football
21-May-1935 3-Jun-2020 College football coach
Diego Maradona
Soccer
30-Oct-1960 25-Nov-2020 Led Argentina to 1986 World Cup Final
Michael McClure
Poet
20-Oct-1932 4-May-2020 The Blossom; or Billy the Kid
Tom Metzger
Activist
9-Apr-1938 4-Nov-2020 White supremacist
Joe Morgan
Baseball
19-Sep-1943 11-Oct-2020 National League MVP, 1975-76
Ennio Morricone
Composer
10-Nov-1928 6-Jul-2020 Scored The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
Johnny Nash
Singer/Songwriter
19-Aug-1940 6-Oct-2020 I Can See Clearly Now
Howard C. Nielson
Politician
12-Sep-1924 20-May-2020 Congressman from Utah, 1983-91
Pierre Nkurunziza
Head of State
18-Dec-1963 8-Jun-2020 President of Burundi, 2005-2020
Geoffrey Nunberg
Linguist
1-Jun-1945 11-Aug-2020 Going Nucular
Paul O'Neill
Government
4-Dec-1935 18-Apr-2020 US Treasury Secretary, 2001-02
Lute Olson
Basketball
22-Sep-1934 27-Aug-2020 Wildcats Head Coach, 1983-2008
K. T. Oslin
Country Musician
15-May-1941 21-Dec-2020 Prominent country music singer
Ken Osmond
Actor
7-Jun-1943 18-May-2020 Eddie Haskel on Leave It To Beaver
Geoffrey Palmer
Actor
4-Jun-1927 5-Nov-2020 Lionel Hardcastle on As Time Goes By
Alan Parker
Film Director
14-Feb-1944 31-Jul-2020 Pink Floyd: The Wall
Regis Philbin
Talk Show Host
25-Aug-1931 24-Jul-2020 Live with Regis & Kathie Lee and Kelly
Bonnie Pointer
Singer
11-Jul-1950 8-Jun-2020 The Pointer Sisters
Kelly Preston
Actor
13-Oct-1962 12-Jul-2020 What a Girl Wants
Charley Pride
Country Musician
18-Mar-1938 12-Dec-2020 First black country music star
John Prine
Singer/Songwriter
10-Oct-1946 7-Apr-2020 Fair & Square
David Prowse
Actor
1-Jul-1935 28-Nov-2020 Darth Vader, Green Cross Code Man
James Randi
Magician
7-Aug-1928 20-Oct-2020 The Amazing Randi
Jerry Rawlings
Head of State
22-Jun-1947 12-Nov-2020 President of Ghana, 1981-93
Helen Reddy
Singer/Songwriter
25-Oct-1941 29-Sep-2020 She is Woman
Sumner Redstone
Business
27-May-1923 11-Aug-2020 Chairman and CEO of Viacom
Ann Reinking
Dancer
10-Nov-1949 12-Dec-2020 Broadway dancer
Diana Rigg
Actor
20-Jul-1938 10-Sep-2020 Mrs. Peel
Sabah IV al-Sabah
Royalty
6-Jun-1929 29-Sep-2020 Emir of Kuwait, 2006-20
Paul Sarbanes
Politician
3-Feb-1933 6-Dec-2020 US Senator from Maryland, 1977-2007
John Saxon
Actor
5-Aug-1935 25-Jul-2020 Enter the Dragon
Gale Sayers
Football
30-May-1943 23-Sep-2020 Chicago Bears HB, 1965-71
Gil Schwartz
Columnist
20-May-1951 2-May-2020 Stanley Bing
Tom Seaver
Baseball
17-Nov-1944 31-Aug-2020 Three-time Cy Young Award winner
Peter Secchia
Diplomat
15-Apr-1937 21-Oct-2020 US Ambassador to Italy, 1989-93
William Sessions
Government
27-May-1930 12-Jun-2020 Director of FBI, 1987-93
Paul Shanley
Religion
25-Jan-1931 28-Oct-2020 Molesting priest
Billy Joe Shaver
Country Musician
16-Aug-1939 28-Oct-2020 Old Five and Dimers Like Me
Lou Sheldon
Activist
11-Jun-1934 29-May-2020 Traditional Values Coalition
Don Shula
Football
4-Jan-1930 4-May-2020 Miami Dolphins coach
Joan Micklin Silver
Film Director
24-May-1935 31-Dec-2020 Hester Street
Jack Steinberger
Physicist
25-May-1921 12-Dec-2020 Researcher of neutrinos
Jerry Stiller
Actor
8-Jun-1927 11-May-2020 Frank Costanza on Seinfeld
Peter Sutcliffe
Criminal
2-Jun-1946 13-Nov-2020 The Yorkshire Ripper
Eddie Sutton
Basketball
12-Mar-1936 23-May-2020 OSU Head Coach, 1990-2006
John Thompson
Basketball
2-Sep-1941 30-Aug-2020 Georgetown Head Coach, 1972-99
Alex Trebek
Game Show Host
22-Jul-1940 8-Nov-2020 Jeopardy
Linda Tripp
Government
24-Nov-1949 8-Apr-2020 Monica Lewinsky's confidant
Robert Trump
Relative
26-Aug-1948 15-Aug-2020 Brother of Donald Trump
John Turner
Head of State
7-Jun-1929 18-Sep-2020 Prime Minister of Canada, 1984
Wes Unseld
Basketball
14-Mar-1946 2-Jun-2020 NBA Hall of Famer, coach
Eddie Van Halen
Guitarist
26-Jan-1955 6-Oct-2020 Guitarist for Van Halen
Jerry Jeff Walker
Country Musician
16-Mar-1942 23-Oct-2020 Mr. Bojangles
Dawn Wells
Actor
18-Oct-1938 30-Dec-2020 Mary Ann on Gilligan's Island
Fred Willard
Actor
18-Sep-1933 15-May-2020 Fernwood 2night
Oliver E. Williamson
Economist
27-Sep-1932 21-May-2020 Transaction cost economics
Larry Wilson
Football
24-May-1938 17-Sep-2020 St. Louis Cardinal, NFL Hall of Famer
Barbara Windsor
Actor
6-Aug-1937 10-Dec-2020 EastEnders
William Winter
Politician
21-Feb-1923 18-Dec-2020 Governor of Mississippi, 1980-84
Bill Withers
Singer/Songwriter
4-Jul-1938 30-Mar-2020 Lean on Me
James Wolfensohn
Business
1-Dec-1933 25-Nov-2020 World Bank president, 1995-2005
Chuck Yeager
Aviator
13-Feb-1923 7-Dec-2020 Test pilot, first to break speed of sound


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