2015
08.02

Peter Rasmussen

Peter Rasmussen - famouslefties.comThe crowning achievement of his career was winning the Men’s Singles at the 1997 IBF World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland. It was the first time a Dane and a non- Asian player captured that title since Flemming Delfs won at the first-ever IBF World Championships held in Sweden in 1977. The Men’s Finals in 1997  is regarded as one of the best badminton matches played ever because of both the duration and quality of the match. In the end, Peter Rasmussen’s opponent, Sun Jun of China  cramped up and could barely continue. Rasmussen capitalized on the opportunity and closed out his three game victory, 16-17, 18-13, 15-10…more

2015
08.02

James Baldwin

James Baldwin - famouslefties.comJames Arthur Baldwin (August 2, 1924 – November 30, 1987) was an American novelist, writer, playwright, poet, essayist and civil rights activist.

Most of Baldwin’s work deals with racial and sexual issues in the mid-20th century in the United States. His novels are notable for the personal way in which they explore questions of identity as well as the way in which they mine complex social and psychological pressures related to being black and homosexual well before the social, cultural or political equality of these groups was improved…more

2015
08.02

Jeremy Castle

2015
08.02

Andrew Steele

born Andrew Roy Malcolm Steele, 2 August 1941…more

2015
08.01

Allen Ludden

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Recipient of the Horatio Alger Award (1961).
Posthumously awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame; it is located next to his wife Betty White’s star…more

2015
07.31

Barry Van Dyke

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Barry Van Dyke is the second son of legendary entertainer, Dick Van Dyke. He has one older brother, Christian Van Dyke, and two younger sisters, Stacy Van Dyke and Carrie Beth van Dyke. Barry’s TV debut was as “Florian”, a violin-toting nine-year-old in “The Talented Neighborhood” episode of the classic “The Dick Van Dyke Show” (1961) show. He worked behind the scenes on subsequent ventures of his father’s, and has co-starred with him in three series, “The Van Dyke Show” (1988) “Diagnosis Murder” (1993) and “Murder 101″ (2006)…more

2015
07.30

Laurence Fishburne

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Critically hailed for his forceful, militant, authoritarian roles, Laurence Fishburne, who is often confused with another tall, gap-toothed, mercurial African-American talent, Samuel L. Jackson, came out of the black theater in New York. Born in Augusta, Georgia, on July 30, 1961…more

2015
07.30

Casey Stengel

Casey Stengel - famouslefties.comCharles Dillon “Casey” Stengel (July 30, 1890 – September 29, 1975), nicknamed “The Old Perfessor”, was an American Major League Baseball player and manager from 1912 until 1965. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1966…more

2015
07.30

Hilary Swank

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Hilary was discovered as a child by producer Suzy Sachs, who coached her in acting. When she was nine years old, she starred in her first play as “Mowgli” in “The Jungle Book”. She began to appear regularly in local theater and school plays. She went to school in Bellingham, where she lived with her family, until she was 16…more

2015
07.30

Lisa Kudrow

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Kudos for Kudrow! Hardly the dumb blonde of Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion  (1997), Lisa Kudrow was born in Encino, California, on July 30, 1963. Her father, Lee, was a physician and her mother, Nedra, was a travel agent. Lisa was raised in Tarzana and played varsity-level tennis in high school and college, and is a pool shark who has mastered some of the more difficult trick shots (so beware). She graduated from Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York…more

2015
07.30

Chris Mullin

Chris Mullin - famouslefties.comChristopher Paul Mullin (born July 30, 1963) is a retired American  basketball  player and former general manager of the NBA’s Golden State Warriors.

Mullin played small forward in the NBA from 1985 to 2001. After playing at St. John’s University, during which he won Big East Men’s Basketball Player of the Year three times and was a member of the 1984 amateur U.S. team, Mullin was chosen as the seventh pick by the Golden State Warriors in the first round of the 1985 NBA Draft…more

2015
07.30

William Atherton

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Veteran character actor often cast as sleazy villain or self-absorbed yuppie. Most remembered for his fantastic role in Ghost Busters (1984) as Walter Peck. Also had memorable role in Die Hard (1988) as yet another scumbag-ish character, Thornburg…more

2015
07.30

Henry Ford

Henry Ford - famouslefties.comHenry Ford (July 30, 1863 – April 7, 1947) was the American founder of the Ford Motor Company and father of modern assembly lines used in mass production. His introduction of the Model T automobile revolutionized transportation and American industry. He was a prolific inventor and was awarded 161 U.S. patents…more

2015
07.29

Wil Wheaton

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Wil Wheaton first gained international attention by starring in the Rob Reiner film Stand by Me  (1986). Wheaton left the Hollywood scene for 18 months to pursue personal video production, including trying to live as a hobo on the USA’s railroads. He then returned to Los Angeles, California, afterward and is working on many projects…more

2015
07.29

Ted Lindsay

Ted Lindsay - famouslefties.comRobert Blake Theodore “Ted” Lindsay (born July 29, 1925) is a former professional ice hockey player, a forward for the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Black Hawks of the National Hockey League (NHL). He scored over 800 points in his hall of fame career, won the Art Ross Trophy in 1950, and won the Stanley Cup four times. Often referred to as “Terrible Ted”, Lindsay helped to organize the NHL Players’ Association in the late 1950s, an action which led to his trade to Chicago…more