Sunday, November 30, 2008

Evel Knievel died 1 year ago

Entertainer Evel Knievel was born as Robert Craig Knievel on October 17, 1938 in Butte, Montana. Mr. Knievel died on November 30, 2007 in Clearwater, Florida.

Charlie Byrd died 9 years ago

Guitarist Charlie Lee Byrd was born on September 16, 1925 in Suffolk, Virginia. Mr. Byrd died on November 30, 1999 in Annapolis, Maryland.

Tiny Tim died 12 years ago

Singer (of Tiptoe Through the Tulips) Tiny Tim was born as Herbert Khaury on April 12, 1932 in New York City, New York. Mr. Tim died on November 30, 1996 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Lionel Stander died 14 years ago

Actor (in Hart to Hart) Lionel Jay Stander was born on January 11, 1908 in the Bronx, New York City, New York. Mr. Stander died on November 30, 1994 in Los Angeles, California.

Norman Cousins died 18 years ago

Journalist and author Norman Cousins was born on June 24, 1915 in Union City, New Jersey. Mr. Cousins died on November 30, 1990 in Los Angeles, California.

Zeppo Marx died 29 years ago

Comedian (with the Marx Brothers) Zeppo Marx was born as Herbert Manfred Marx on February 25, 1901 in New York City, New York. Mr. Marx died on November 30, 1979 in Palm Springs, California.

Saturday, November 29, 2008

Wendie Jo Sperber died 3 years ago

Actress (in I Wanna Hold Your Hand and on Bosom Buddies) Wendie Jo Sperber was born on September 15, 1958 in Hollywood, California.
Ms. Sperber died on November 29, 2005 in Sherman Oaks, California.

George Harrison died 7 years ago

Singer and songwriter (of Here Comes the Sun) George Harrison was born on February 25, 1943 in Liverpool, England. Mr. Harrison died on November 29, 2001 in Los Angeles, California.

Gene Rayburn died 9 years ago

TV show host (of The Match Game) Gene Rayburn was born as Eugene Rubessa on December 22, 1917 in Christopher, Illinois. Mr. Rayburn died on November 29, 1999 in Gloucester, Massachusetts.

Ralph Bellamy died 17 years ago

Actor (in Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm) Ralph Bellamy was born as Ralph Rexford Bellamy on June 17, 1904 in Chicago, Illinois. He had been married to organist Ethel Smith. Mr. Bellamy died on November 29, 1991 in Santa Monica, California.

Cary Grant died 22 years ago

Actor (in Bringing Up Baby) Cary Grant was born as Archibald Alexander Leach on January 18, 1904 in Bristol, England. Mr. Grant died on November 29, 1986 in Davenport, Iowa.

Natalie Wood died 27 years ago

Actress (in This Property Is Condemned) Natalie Wood was born as Natalia Nikolaevna Zakharenko on July 20, 1938 in San Francisco, California. Ms. Wood died on November 29, 1981 on Santa Catalina Island, California.

Friday, November 28, 2008

Terry Lester died 5 years ago

Actor (on Santa Barbara) Terry Lester was born on April 13, 1950 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Mr. Lester died on November 28, 2003.

Garry Moore died 15 years ago

TV show host (of The Garry Moore Show, I’ve Got a Secret, and To Tell the Truth) Garry Moore was born as Thomas Garrison Morfit on January 31, 1915 in Baltimore, Maryland. Mr. Moore died on November 28, 1993 in Hilton Head, South Carolina.

Christopher George died 25 years ago

Actor (in The Immortal) Christopher John George was born on February 25, 1929 in Royal Oak, Michigan. Mr. George died on November 28, 1983 in Los Angeles, California.

Rosalind Russell died 32 years ago

Actress (in Auntie Mame) Rosalind Russell was born on June 4, 1907 in Waterbury, Connecticut. Ms. Russell died on November 28, 1976 in Beverly Hills, California.

Thursday, November 27, 2008

Bebe Moore Campbell died 2 years ago

Author (of Brothers and Sisters) Bebe Moore Campbell was born as Elizabeth Bebe Moore on February 18, 1950 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Ms. Campbell died on November 27, 2006 in Los Angeles, California.

Billie Bird died 6 years ago

Comedian and actress (on Dear John) Billie Bird was born as Berniece Bird on February 28, 1908 in Pocatello, Idano. Ms. Bird died on November 27, 2002 in Granada Hills, California.

David White died 18 years ago

Actor (on Bewitched) David White was born on April 4, 1916 in Denver, Colorado. Mr. White died on November 27, 1990 in North Hollywood, California.

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Tommy Dorsey died 52 years ago

Trombonist, trumpeter, and big band leader Tommy Dorsey was born as Thomas Francis Dorsey, Jr. on November 10, 1905 in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania. Mr. Dorsey died on November 26, 1956 in Greenwich, Connecticut.

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Flip Wilson died 10 years ago

Comedian and actor (on his The Flip Wilson Show) Flip Wilson was born as Clerow Wilson Jr. on December 8, 1933 in Jersey City, New Jersey.
Mr. Wilson died on November 25, 1998 in Malibu, California.

Jack Albertson died 27 years ago

Actor (in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory) Jack Albertson was born on June 16, 1907 in Malden, Massachusetts. Mr. Albertson died on November 25, 1981 in Hollywood, California.

Upton Sinclair died 40 years ago

Author (of The Profits of Religion) Upton Sinclair was born as Upton Beall Sinclair, Jr. on September 20, 1878 in Baltimore, Maryland. Mr. Sinclair died on November 25, 1968 in Bound Brook, New Jersey.

Monday, November 24, 2008

Arthur Hailey died 4 years ago

Author (of Airport) Arthur Hailey was born on April 5, 1920 in Luton, Bedfordshire, England. Mr. Hailey died on November 24, 2004 in Lyford Cay, New Providence Island, Bahamas.

Freddie Mercury died 17 years ago

Lead singer (in Queen) Freddie Mercury was born as Farrokh Bulsara on September 5, 1946 in Stone Town, Zanzibar. Mr. Mercury died on November 24, 1991 in Kensington, London, England.

Dodie Smith died 18 years ago

Author (of I Capture the Castle and The Hundred and One Dalmations) Dodie Smith was born as Dorothy Gladys Smith on May 3, 1896 in Whitefield, England. Ms. Smith died on November 24, 1990.

Diego Rivera died 51 years ago

Painter Diego Rivera was born as Diego María de la Concepción Juan Nepomuceno Estanislao de la Rivera y Barrientos Acosta y Rodríguez in Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Mexico on December 8, 1886.
Mr. Rivera died on November 24, 1957 in Mexico City, Mexico.

Sunday, November 23, 2008

Betty Comden died 2 years ago

Lyricist (with Adolph Green of Just in Time) Betty Comden was born as Elizabeth Cohen on May 3, 1917 in New York City, New York. Ms. Comden died on November 23, 2006 in Manhattan, New York City, New York.

O.C. Smith died 7 years ago

Singer O.C. Smith was born as Ocie Lee Smith on June 21, 1936 in Mansfield, Louisiana. Mr. Smith died on November 23, 2001 in Ladera Heights, California.

Roy Acuff died 16 years ago

Singer and songwriter Roy Claxton Acuff was born on September 15, 1903 in Maynardville, Tennessee. Mr. Acuff died on November 23, 1992 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Roald Dahl died 18 years ago

Author (of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) Roald Dahl was born on September 13, 1916 in Llandaff, Cardiff, Wales. Mr. Dahl died on November 23, 1990 in Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, England.

Merle Oberon died 29 years ago

Actress (in Wuthering Heights) Merle Oberon was born as Estelle Merle O'Brien Thompson on February 19, 1911 in Bombay (now Mumbai), British India. Ms. Oberon died on November 23, 1979 in Malibu, California.

Saturday, November 22, 2008

Mary Kay Ash died 7 years ago

Entrepreneur (founding Mary Kay Cosmetics, Inc.) Mary Kay Ash was born as Mary Kathlyn Wagner on May 12, 1918 in Hot Wells, Texas. Ms. Ash died on November 22, 2001 in Dallas, Texas.

Mae West died 28 years ago

Actress (in I’m No Angel) Mae West was born as Mary Jane West on August 17, 1893 in Bushwick, New York. Ms. West died on November 22, 1980 in Los Angeles, California.

Aldous Huxley died 45 years ago

Author (of Brave New World) Aldous Huxley was born as Aldous Leonard Huxley on July 26, 1894 in Godalming, Surrey, England.
Mr. Huxley died on November 22, 1963 in Los Angeles, California.

C.S. Lewis died 45 years ago

Author (of The Screwtape Letters) C.S. Lewis was born as Clive Staples Lewis on November 29, 1898 in Belfast, Ireland. Mr. Lewis died on November 22, 1963 in Oxford, England.

John F. Kennedy died 45 years ago

USofA President John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917 in Brookline, Massachusetts. Mr. Kennedy died on November 22, 1963 in Dallas, Texas.

Friday, November 21, 2008

Buddy Kaye died 6 years ago

Lyricist (of Till the End of Time) Buddy Kaye was born on January 3, 1918 in New York City, New York. Mr. Kaye died on November 21, 2002 in Rancho Mirage, California.

Quentin Crisp died 9 years ago

Author Quentin Crisp was born as Denis Charles Pratt on December 25, 1908 in Sutton, Surrey, England. Mr. Crisp died on November 21, 1999 in Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester, England.

Bill Bixby died 15 years ago

Actor (on The Courtship of Eddie’s Father and The Incredible Hulk) Bill Bixby was born as Wilfred Bailey Bixby on January 22, 1934 in San Francisco, California. Mr. Bixby died on November 21, 1993 in Century City, California.

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Robert Altman died 2 years ago

Film director (of Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean) Robert Bernard Altman was born on February 20, 1925 in Kansas City, Missouri. Mr. Altman died on November 20, 2006 in Los Angeles, California.

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Terry Melcher died 4 years ago

Musician Terry Melcher was born as Terry Jorden on February 8, 1942 in New York City, New York. He was the son of Doris Day. Mr. Melcher died on November 19, 2004 in Beverly Hills, California.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Cy Coleman died 4 years ago

Composer (of The Best Is Yet To Come) and songwriter (of Big Spender) Cy Coleman was born as Seymour Kaufman on June 14, 1929 in New York City, New York. Mr. Coleman died on November 18, 2004 in New York City, New York.

James Coburn died 6 years ago

Actor (in The Man from Elysian Fields) James Coburn was born as James Harrison Coburn, Jr. on August 31, 1928 in Laurel, Nebraska.
Mr. Coburn died on November 18, 2002 in Beverly Hills, California.

Cab Calloway died 14 years ago

Singer and big band leader (at the Cotton Club) Cab Calloway
was born as Cabell Calloway III on December 25, 1907 in Rochester, New York. Mr. Calloway died on November 18, 1994 in Hockessin, Delaware.

Jim Jones died 30 years ago

Founder of the Peoples Temple Jim Jones was born as James Warren Jones on May 13, 1931 in Crete, Indiana. Mr. Jones died on November 18, 1978 in Jonestown, Guyana.

Man Ray died 32 years ago

Artist and photographer Man Ray was born as Emmanuel Radnitzky on August 27, 1890 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Mr. Ray died on November 18, 1976 in Paris, France.

Ted Heath died 39 years ago

Big band leader Ted Heath was born as George Edward Heath on March 30, 1902 in Wandsworth, South London, England. Mr. Heath died on November 18, 1969 in London, England.

Niels Bohr died 46 years ago

Physicist (contributing greatly to quantum mechanics) Niels Bohr was born as Niels Henrik David Bohr on October 7, 1885 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Mr. Bohr died on November 18, 1962 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Monday, November 17, 2008

Ruth Brown died 2 years ago

Singer (of Teardrops from My Eyes) Ruth Brown was born as Ruth Alston Weston in Portsmouth, Virginia. Ms. Brown died on November 17, 2006 in Henderson, Nevada.

Don Gibson died 5 years ago

Singer, songwriter (of I Can’t Stop Loving You), and guitarist Don Gibson was born as Donald Eugene Gibson on April 3, 1928 in Shelby, North Carolina. Mr. Gibson died on November 17, 2003 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Esther Rolle died 10 years ago

Actress (in Maude and Good Times) Esther Rolle was born on November 8, 1920 in Pompano Beach, Florida. Ms. Rolle died on November 17, 1998 in Culver City, California.

Jimmy Ritz died 23 years ago

Comedian (with the Ritz Brothers) Jimmy Ritz was born as Jimmy Joachim on October 5, 1904 in Newark, New Jersey. Mr. Ritz died on November 17, 1985.

Bob Eberly died 27 years ago

Big band singer (in Jimmy Dorsey’s band) Bob Eberly was born on July 24, 1916 in Mechanicville, New York. Mr. Eberly died on November 17, 1981 in Glen Burnie, Maryland.

Sunday, November 16, 2008

Milton Friedman died 2 years ago

Economist and author (of Capitalism and Freedom and Free to Choose) Milton Friedman was born on July 31, 1912 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York. Mr. Friedman died on November 16, 2006 in San Francisco, California.

Ralph Edwards died 3 years ago

Creator and host (of Truth or Consequences and This Is Your Life) Ralph Edwards was born as Ralph Livingstone Edwards on June 13, 1913 in Merino, Colorado. Mr. Edwards died on November 16, 2005 in Los Angeles, California.

William Holden died 27 years ago

Actor (in Paris – When It Sizzles) William Holden was born as William Franklin Beedle, Jr. on April 17, 1918 in O’Fallon, Illinois. Mr. Holden was found dead on November 16, 1981 in Santa Monica, California.

Clark Gable died 48 years ago

Actor (in Gone with the Wind) Clark Gable was born as William Clark Gable on February 1, 1901 in Cadiz, Ohio. Mr. Gable died on November 16, 1960 in Los Angeles, California.

Saturday, November 15, 2008

Dorothy Loudon died 5 years ago

Actress (in Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil) and singer Dorothy Loudon was born on September 17, 1933 in Boston, Massachusetts. Ms. Loudon died on November 15, 2003 in New York City, New York.

Margaret Mead died 30 years ago

Anthropologist and author (of Coming of Age in Samoa) Margaret Mead was born on December 16, 1901 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Ms. Mead died on November 15, 1978 in New York City, New York.

Tyrone Power died 50 years ago

Actor (in The Mark of Zorro) Tyrone Power was born as Tyrone Edmund Power, Jr. on May 5, 1914 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Mr. Power died on November 15, 1958 in Madrid, Spain.

Friday, November 14, 2008

Charlotte Coleman died 7 years ago

Actress (in Four Weddings and a Funeral) Charlotte Ninon Coleman was born on April 3, 1968 in London, England. Ms. Coleman died on November 14, 2001 in London, England.

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Donald Mills died 9 years ago

Singer (in the Mills Brothers) Donald Mills was born on April 29, 1915 in Piqua, Ohio. Mr. Mills died on November 13, 1999 in Los Angeles, California.

Junior Samples died 25 years ago

Comedian (on Hee Haw) Junior Samples was born as Alvin Samples, Jr. on April 10, 1926 in Cumming, Georgia. Mr. Samples died on November 13, 1983.

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Ira Levin died 1 year ago

Author (of The Stepford Wives) Ira Levin was born on August 27, 1929 in the Bronx, New York City, New York. Mr. Levin died on November 12, 2007 in Manhattan, New York City, New York.

Jonathan Brandis died 5 years ago

Actor (on seaQuest DSV) Jonathan Gregory Brandis was born on April 13, 1976 in Danbury, Connecticut. Mr. Brandis died on November 12, 2003 in Los Angeles, California.

Franck Pourcel died 8 years ago

Franck Pourcel was born on August 14, 1913 in Marseille. Mr. Pourcel died on November 12, 2000 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France.

Eve Arden died 18 years ago

Actress (on Our Miss Brooks) Eve Arden was born on April 30, 1908 in Mill Valley, California. Ms. Arden died on November 12, 1990 in Los Angeles, California.

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Peter F. Drucker died 3 years ago

Author (of the Concept of the Corporation) Peter F. Drucker was born as Peter Ferdinand Drucker on November 19, 1909 in Kaasgraben, Vienna, Austria. Mr. Drucker died on November 11, 2005 in Claremont, California.

Alexander Calder died 32 years ago

Inventor (of the mobile) Alexander Calder was born on July 22, 1898 in Lawnton, Pennsylvania. Mr. Calder died on November 11, 1976 in New York City, New York.

Monday, November 10, 2008

Norman Mailer died 1 year ago

Author Norman Kingsley Mailer was born on January 31, 1923 in Long Branch, New Jersey. Mr. Mailer died on November 10, 2007 in New York City, New York.

Jack Palance died 2 years ago

Actor (in City Slickers) Jack Palance was born as Volodymyr Palahniuk on February 18, 1919 in Lattimer Mines, Pennsylvania. Mr. Palance died on November 10, 2006 in Montecito, California.

Ken Kesey died 7 years ago

Author (of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest) Ken Kesey was born as Kenneth Elton Kesey on September 17, 1935 in La Junta, Colorado. Mr. Kesey died on November 10, 2001 in Pleasant Hill, Oregon.

Mary Millar died 10 years ago

Actress (as Rose in Keeping Up Appearances) Mary Millar was born as Mary Wetton on July 26, 1936 in Doncaster, Yorkshire, England. Ms. Millar died on November 10, 1998 in Brockley, London, England.

Chuck Connors died 16 years ago

Actor (in Soylent Green) Chuck Connors was born as Kevin Joseph Aloysius Connors on April 10, 1921 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York. Mr. Connors died on November 10, 1992 in Los Angeles, California.

Sunday, November 9, 2008

Ed Bradley died 2 years ago

Journalist (on 60 Minutes) Ed Bradley was born as Edward Rudolph Bradley, Jr. on June 22, 1941 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Mr. Bradley died on November 9, 2006 in New York City, New York.

Art Carney died 5 years ago

Actor (in Harry and Tonto) Art Carney was born as Arthur William Matthew Carney on November 4, 1918 in Mount Vernon, New York. Mr. Carney died on November 9, 2003 in Chester, Connecticut.

Mabel King died 9 years ago

Actress (in The Wiz) Mabel King was born as Donnie Mabel Elizabeth Washington on December 25, 1932 in Charleston, South Carolina. Ms. King died on November 9, 1999 in Los Angeles, California.

Yves Montand died 17 years ago

Actor (in On a Clear Day You Can See Forever) Yves Montand was born on October 13, 1921 in Monsummano Terme, Italy. Mr. Montand died on November 9, 1991 in Senlis, Oise, France.

Victor Sen Yung died 28 years ago

Actor (on Bonanza) Victor Sen Yung was born on October 18, 1915 in San Francisco, California. Mr. Sen Yung died on November 9, 1980 in North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California.

Saturday, November 8, 2008

John Arpin died 1 year ago

Composer and pianist John Arpin was born as John Francis Oscar Arpin on December 3, 1936 in Port McNicoll, Ontario, Canada. Mr. Arpin died on November 8, 2007 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Michael O’Donoghue died 14 years ago

Writer (for Saturday Night Live) Michael O'Donoghue was born on January 5, 1940 in Sauquoit, New York. Mr. O’Donoghue died on November 8, 1994 in New York City, New York.

Norman Rockwell died 30 years ago

Artist (featured in The Saturday Evening Post magazine) Norman Percevel Rockwell was born on February 3, 1894 in New York City, New York. Mr. Rockwell died on November 8, 1978 in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.

Friday, November 7, 2008

Howard Keel died 4 years ago

Actor and singer (in Show Boat) Howard Clifford Keel was born on April 13, 1919 in Gillespie, Illinois. Mr. Keel died on November 7, 2004 in Palm Desert, California.

Steve McQueen died 28 years ago

Actor (in The Great Escape) Steve McQueen was born as Terrence Steven McQueen on March 24, 1930 in Beech Grove, Indiana. Mr. McQueen died on November 7, 1980 in Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico.

Thursday, November 6, 2008

Gene Tierney died 17 years ago

Actress (in The Ghost and Mrs. Muir) Gene Tierney was born as Gene Eliza Tierney on November 19, 1920 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York. Ms. Tierney died on November 6, 1991 in Houston, Texas.

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Creativity at its best

Bobby Hatfield died 5 years ago

Singer (with Bill Medley in the Righteous Brothers) Bobby Hatfield was born as Robert Lee Hatfield on August 10, 1940 in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. Mr. Hatfield died on November 5, 2003 in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Jimmy Davis died 8 years ago

Singer (of You Are My Sunshine) Jimmy Davis was born as James Houston Davis on September 11, 1899 in Quitman, Louisiana. Mr. Davis died on November 5, 2000 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Jan Oort died 16 years ago

Astronomer (of Oort cloud fame) Jan Hendrik Oort was born on April 28, 1900 in Franeker, Friesland. Mr. Oort died on November 5, 1992 in Leiden, the Netherlands.

Fred MacMurray died 17 years ago

Actor (on My Three Sons) Fred MacMurray was born as Frederick Martin MacMurray on August 30, 1908 in Kankakee, Illinois. Mr. MacMurray died on November 5, 1991 in Santa Monica, California.

Vladimir Horowitz died 19 years ago

Pianist Vladimir Samoylovich Horowitz was born on October 1, 1903 in Kiev. Mr. Horowitz died on November 5, 1989 in New York City, New York.

Al Capp died 29 years ago

Cartoonist (creating Li’l Abner) Al Capp was born as Alfred Gerald Caplin on September 28, 1909 in New Haven, Connecticut. Mr. Capp died on November 5, 1979 in South Hampton, New Hampshire.

Guy Lombardo died 31 years ago

Bandleader Guy Lombardo was born as Gaetano Alberto Lombardo on June 19, 1902 in London, Ontario, Canada. Mr. Lombardo died on November 5, 1977 in Houston, Texas.

Johnny Horton died 48 years ago

Singer (of The Battle of New Orleans) Johnny Horton was born as John Gale Horton on April 30, 1925 in Los Angeles, California. Mr. Horton died on November 5, 1960 in Milano, Texas.

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Sheree North died 3 years ago

Actress (in Living It Up) Sheree North was born as Dawn Shirley Crang on January 17, 1932 in Los Angeles, California. Ms. North died on November 4, 2005 in Los Angeles, California.

Paul Eddington died 13 years ago

Actor (in The Good Life (aka Good Neighbors)) Paul Eddington was born on June 18, 1927 in London, England. Mr. Eddington died on November 4, 1995 in London, England.

Monday, November 3, 2008

Jonathan Harris died 6 years ago

Actor (in the Lost in Space TV series) Jonathan Harris was born as Jonathan Daniel Charasuchin on November 6, 1914 in the Bronx, New York City, New York. Mr. Harris died on November 3, 2002 in Encino, California.

Lonnie Donegan died 6 years ago

Guitarist and singer (of Does Your Chewing Gum Lose It's Flavor (On The Bedpost Over Night)) Lonnie Donegan was born as Anthony James Donegan on April 29, 1931 in Bridgeton, Glasgow, Scotland. Mr. Donegan died on November 3, 2002 in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England.

Mary Martin died 18 years ago

Actress (in Peter Pan) Mary Virginia Martin was born on December 1, 1913 in Weatherford, Texas. Ms. Martin died on November 3, 1990 in Rancho Mirage, California.

Sunday, November 2, 2008

Eva Cassidy died 12 years ago

Singer (on the album Time After Time) Eva Marie Cassidy was born on February 2, 1963 in Washington, D.C. Ms. Cassidy died on November 2, 1996 in Bowie, Maryland.

James Thurber died 47 years ago

Cartoonist (in The New Yorker magazine) James Grover Thurber was born on December 8, 1894 in Columbus, Ohio. Mr. Thurber died on November 2, 1961 in New York City, New York.

Saturday, November 1, 2008

William Styron died 2 years ago

Author (of Sophie’s Choice) William Clark Styron, Jr. was born on June 11, 1925 in Newport News, Virginia. Mr. Styron died on November 1, 2006 on Martha’s Vineyard.

Phil Silvers died 23 years ago

Actor (in It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad World) Phil Silvers was born as Fischl Silver on May 11, 1911 in New York City, New York. Mr. Silvers died on November 1, 1985 in Century City, California.