2014
10.20

Bill Nunn

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Commanding performer Bill Nunn made his feature debut in fellow Morehouse College graduate Spike Lee’s School Daze, but really etched himself into moviegoers’ minds as a formidable screen presence in his second film with Lee, Do the Right Thing, playing Radio Raheem, whose ever-present boom box is at the center of a fight that leads to his death at the hands of an overzealous white cop…more

2014
10.20

Herschel Bernardi

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The character actor Herschel Bernadi was born into a theatrical family on October 30, 1923 in New York, New York. The Yiddish-language theater in the United States was centered in New York City’s Lower East Side, on Second Avenue, and the Bernardi family were stage people who plied their craft in Yiddish…more

2014
10.20

Mark King

Mark King - famouslefties.comMark King (born 20 October 1958, Cowes, Isle of Wight) is an English musician. He is most famous for being the lead singer and bassist of the band, Level 42. In the early 1980s King popularized the 1970s-era slap and pop style for playing the bass guitar by incorporating it into pop music…more

2014
10.20

Keith Hernandez

Keith Hernandez - famouslefties.comKeith Barlow Hernandez (nicknamed “Mex”) (born October 20, 1953) is a former Major League Baseball player and was an excellent fielding first baseman. He is now an award winning baseball analyst working for the New York Mets, for whom he played from 1983–1989, on SportsNet New York and WPIX television broadcasts…more

2014
10.20

Eric Scott

Eric Scott - famouslefties.comEric Scott (born Eric Scott Magat, October 20, 1958, in Los Angeles) is an American actor whose most noted role is as Ben Walton, which he first played in the movie The Homecoming: A Christmas Story in 1971, and subsequently in the series The Waltons.

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2014
10.20

Ian Rush

Ian Rush - famouslefties.comIan James Rush, MBE, (born 20 October 1961) is a retired football player from Flint, Wales. He is best remembered as a player for Liverpool, where he was among the top strikers in the English game in the 1980s and 1990s. He also had spells playing at Chester City, Juventus, Leeds United, Newcastle United, Sheffield United, Wrexham and Sydney Olympic, and made 73 appearances for the Welsh national football team. Since retiring as a player in 1999, Rush has had a stint as manager of Chester City (2004–5), and has worked as a television football pundit…more

2014
10.19

Patricia Ireland

Patricia Ireland - famouslefties.comPatricia Ireland (born October 19, 1945 in Oak Park, Illinois) is a U.S. administrator and feminist. She served as president of the National Organization for Women, from 1991 to 2001 and published an autobiography, What Women Want, in 1996…more

2014
10.19

Divine

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Originally born Harris Glen Milstead just after the end of WWII, Baltimore’s most outrageous resident eventually became the international icon of bad taste cinema, as the always shocking and highly entertaining transvestite performer, Divine. Milstead met maverick film director & good friend, John Waters…more

2014
10.18

Martina Navratilova

Martina Navratilova - famouslefties.comMartina Navratilova (born October 18, 1956) is a Czech American and former Czechoslovak tennis player and a former World No. 1. Billie Jean King said about Navratilova in 2006, “She’s the greatest singles, doubles and mixed doubles player who’s ever lived.”…more

2014
10.18

Nick O’Hern

Nick O’Hern - famouslefties.comNicholas Simon O’Hern (born 18 October 1971) is an Australian professional golfer.

O’Hern has played on both of the world’s premier professional golf tours, the European Tour, and the United States based PGA Tour. His biggest successes though, have come at home on the PGA Tour of Australasia, where he won the Order of Merit as the leading money winner in 2006…more

2014
10.18

Wynton Marsalis

Wynton Marsalis - famouslefties.comWynton Learson Marsalis (born October 18, 1961) is an American jazz and classical trumpeter and composer. He is Artistic Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center. He has promoted the appreciation of Classical and Jazz music, often focusing on young audiences.

As a Jazz performer and composer he is noted for his erudition and extensive knowledge about jazz and jazz history and for being a classical virtuoso. As of 2006, he has made sixteen classical and more than thirty jazz recordings, has been awarded nine Grammys in both genres, and was awarded the first Pulitzer Prize for Music for a jazz recording…more

2014
10.17

Howard E. Rollins Jr

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Howard E. Rollins Jr. was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1950. He was the youngest of four children born to Howard E. Rollins Sr. (steelworker) and Ruth R. Rollins (domestic worker). Rollins graduated from Towson State College, where he studied theater. His first break into acting came when a friend convinced him to try out for a role in “Of Mice and Men” at a local Baltimore theater. He surprised himself with his acting talent…more

2014
10.17

Dan Pasqua

Daniel Anthony Pasqua (born October 17, 1961 in Yonkers, New York), is a former professional baseball player who played in the Major Leagues from 1985-1994. He was drafted by the New York Yankees in the 3rd round of the 1982 amateur draft. Pasqua attended William Paterson University in New Jersey. He currently works as a community representative for the White Sox…more

2014
10.17

Eminem

Eminem - famouslefties.comMarshall Bruce Mathers III (born October 17, 1972), better known by his stage name Eminem, is an American rapper, record producer, and actor. Eminem quickly gained popularity in 1999 with his major-label debut album, The Slim Shady LP, which won a Grammy Award for Best Rap Album. The following album, The Marshall Mathers LP, became the fastest-selling solo album in United States history. It brought Eminem increased popularity, including his own record label, Shady Records, and brought his group project, D12, to mainstream recognition…more

2014
10.17

Sebastián Abreu

Sebastián Abreu - famouslefties.comWashington Sebastián Abreu Gallo (born 17 October 1976 in Minas, Lavalleja Department), is an Uruguayan footballer who plays with Botafogo de Futebol e Regatas in Brazil, as a striker.
Best known by his nickname El Loco (Crazy man in Spanish), the prolific goalscorer – for club and country – played in more than 20 teams during his professional career, in six different countries…more