🏆🏈Rickey Jackson -- is 60 in the year 2018 and 61 in the year 2019; b.3/20/1958
Hall of Famer, NFL Linebacker
Misc: 6x Pro Bowl
Sports Teams: New Orleans Saints (1981-1993), San Francisco 49ers (1994-1995)
🎵Sam Lay -- is 83 in the year 2018 and 84 in the year 2019; b.3/20/1935
Hall of Famer, Drummer, Blues Singer
Group Names: The Paul Butterfield Blues Band
🎭🎵🎸Robin Luke -- is 76 in the year 2018 and 77 in the year 2019; b.3/20/1942
Hall of Famer, Actor, Songwriter, Rockabilly Singer
Misc: in the Rockabilly Hall of Fame
Song Titles: Susie Darlin'
🏆🏒Bobby Orr -- is 70 in the year 2018 and 71 in the year 2019; b.3/20/1948
Hall of Famer, NHL Defensive, Canadian
Misc: played 1966-1978; began skating at age 4 and was "adopted" by the Boston Bruins at 12. He began playing at 18, the youngest possible age, and earned Rookie of the Year honors in 1967. Orr won the James Norris Trophy 8 years in a row, led NHL in scoring twice and assists 5 times; All-NHL 1st team 8 times; regular season MVP 3 times (1970-72); playoff MVP twice (1970,72) with Boston; 270 goals and 645 assists
Sports Teams: Boston Bruins, Chicago Black Hawks
✍🎭Carl Reiner -- is 96 in the year 2018 and 97 in the year 2019; b.3/20/1922
Hall of Famer, Novelist, Comedy Writer, Actor, Comedian, Producer/Director
Names/Places: b. in Bronx, N.Y.
Misc: frequent game show panelist
Album Titles: The 2000 Year Old Man
TV Shows: Your Show of Shows, Sid Caesar Invites You, Caesar's Hour (as George Hansen), Dick Van Dyke Show (as boss Alan Brady), Good Heavens (as Mr. Angel), Father of the Pride (as Sarmoti)
Movie Titles: Oh God! (director), The Jerk (director)
🏆🏈🏀Pat Riley -- is 73 in the year 2018 and 74 in the year 2019; b.3/20/1945
Hall of Famer, College Football Player, NBA Coach, NBA Player
Names/Places: b. in Rome, NY; NN: Mr. Greasehair
Misc: over 600 wins; besides coaching the Los Angeles Lakers to four of their five NBA championships in the 1980s (1982, 85, 87-88), Riley also coined (and patented) the phrase "Three-peat" to describe winning a world championship three years in a row; he quit after 1989-90 season, then returned to coach NY Knicks in 1991; 2-time Coach of the Year (1990,93); reached 8th NBA Finals with Knicks in 1994, but lost to Houston in 7 games; entered 1994-95 season as all-time leader in playoff wins (131).
Sports Teams: University of Kentucky (player 1964-1967), San Diego Rockets (player 1967-1970), Los Angeles Lakers (player 1970-1975), Phoenix Suns (player 1975-1976), Los Angeles Lakers (assistant coach 1979-1981), Los Angeles Lakers (coach 1981-1990), New York Knicks (coach 1991-1995), Miami Heat (coach 1995-2003, 2005-2008)
🎵Eddie Shaw -- is 81 in the year 2018 and 82 in the year 2019; b.3/20/1937
Hall of Famer, Tenor-sax, Blues Performer
🎭🎵Ray Goulding -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/20/1922 d.3/24/1990 (68)
Hall of Famer, Comedian, Commercial Actor, Radio Disc Jock
Names/Places: b. in Lowell, MA
Misc: Bob (Elliott) & Ray radio satarist comedy duo, Piels Beer & other funny commercials
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🏆⚾🏈🏀Harlan Orville "Pat" Page -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/20/1887 d.11/23/1965 (78)
Hall of Famer, Baseball Figure, Football Figure, Basketball Figure
Misc: Player and coach; In Basketball Hall of Fame; 1 National AAU title (University of Chicago, 1907); 3 National championships (1908, 1909, 1910); Helms Foundation All-America (1908-10); Helms Foundation National Player of the Year (1910)
Sports Teams: University of Chicago (baseball, basketball, and football player 1906-1910), University of Chicago (football coach 1911-1919, and 1932); basketball coach 1911-1920; baseball coach 1913-1920 and 1931), Butler University (football coach 1920-1925; basketball coach 1920-1926), Indiana University (football coach 1926-1930), College of Idaho (football coach 1936-1937, basketball coach 1936-1938)
🎭🎵Jerry Reed -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/20/1937 d.8/31/2008 (71)
Hall of Famer, TV/Movie Actor, Comedian, Songwriter, Songwriter, Country Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Atlanta, GA; RLN:Hubbard
Song Titles: When You're Hot You're Hot, Amos Moses
TV Shows: Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour, The Jerry Reed When You're Hot You're Hot Hour, Nashville 99
Movie Titles: Smokey & the Bandit
🏆🎾Vincent Richards -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/20/1903 d.9/28/1969 (66)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player
✍🎭Mr. Fred Rogers -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/20/1928 d.2/27/2003 (74)
Hall of Famer, Author, Vegetarian, Educator, TV Host, TV Producer
Names/Places: b. in Latrobe, Pa.
Misc: Presbytarian minister
TV Shows: Mr. Rogers Neighborhood (host)
🎭Frank Stanton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/20/1908 d.12/24/2006 (98)
Hall of Famer, TV Executive
Misc: of CBS
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🎵Sister Rosetta Tharpe -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/20/1915 d.10/9/1973 (58)
Hall of Famer, Guitarist, Gospel Singer, Folk Singer
🏆🎾Jacques Brugnon -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/11/1895 d.3/20/1978 (82)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player, French
Misc: tennis champion, one of the world's greatest doubles players, who formed a part of the " Four Musketeers" (the others were Jean Borotra, Henri Cochet, and RenLacoste) in the 1920s and early '30s.
🏆⚾Stanley Coveleski -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/13/1889 d.3/20/1984 (94)
Hall of Famer, MLB Pitcher
Misc: not b. 1890; World Series champ (1920), 2x AL ERA leader, AL strikeout leader
Sports Teams: Philadelphia Athletics (1912), Cleveland Indians (1916-1924), Washington Senators (1925-1927), New York Yankees (1928)
🏆⛸Carlo Fassi -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/20/1929 d.3/20/1997 (67)
Hall of Famer, Figure Skater, Italian
🏆🏌Dorothy Campbell Hurd Howe -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/24/1883 d.3/20/1945 (61)
Hall of Famer, Golfer
📰Chet Huntley -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/10/1911 d.3/20/1974 (62)
Hall of Famer, Newscaster, Journalist
Names/Places: b. in Cardwell, MT; a descendant of John Adams & John Quincy Adams
TV Shows: The Huntley-Brinkey Report, NBC News
🎭🏆🥊John Minton -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/19/1948 N.S. d.3/20/1995 N.S. (47)
Hall of Famer, Actor, Wrestler
Names/Places: ring name: Big John Studd
🏆🥊Mikel Scicluna -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/29/1929 N.S. d.3/20/2010 N.S. (80)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler, Maltan
🏆🎾Eugene Lytton Scott -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/28/1937 d.3/20/2006 (68)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player
🏆🏌Harry Vardon -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/9/1870 d.3/20/1937 (66)
Hall of Famer, Golfer
Misc: the first of the great modern golfers; Golf's most prestigous award, the Vardon Trophy, was named in his honor. The trophy is given to the golfer with the best scoring average in both the U.S. and Great Britain.
🏆🥊Tony Zale -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/29/1913 d.3/20/1997 (83)
Hall of Famer, Boxer
Names/Places: NN:The Man of Steel; RN:Anthony Florian Zaleski
Misc: 2-time world middleweight champion (1941-47,48); fought Rocky Graziano for title 3 times in 21 months in 1947-48, winning twice; pro record 67-18-2 with 44 KOs.
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