October Birthdays

October 16th Birthdays

If you were born on October 16, you share a celebrity birthday with these famous people:

barry corbin birthday, nee leonard barrie corbin, barry corbin 1992, american actor, 1980s movies, urban cowboy, stir crazy, any which way you can, dead and buried, the night the lights went out in georgia, the ballad of gregorio cortez, six pack, the best little whorehouse in texas, honkytonk man, wargames, the man who loved women, what comes around, my science project, nothing in common, hard traveling, under cover, off the mark, permanent record, critters 2, it takes two, whos harry crumb,  1980s television mini series, the thorn birds pete, fatal vision franz grebner, dallas sheriff fenton washburn, boone merit sawyer, a death in california, assistant district attorney jim heusdens, washington senator bunky muntner, matlock army colonel steven mcrea, lonesome dove roscoe brown, the famous teddy z zed westhymer, 1990s movies, short time, ghost dad, the hot spot, career opportunities, judgement day the ellie nesler story, held up,  1990s tv shows, northern exposure maurice j minnifield, the big easy c d leblanc, the drew carey show chuck fifer, 2000s movies, timequest, the journeyman, no one can hear you, race to space, beautiful dreamer, no country for old men, the grand, in the valley of elah, lake city, beer for my horses, that evening sun, not since you, sedona, valley of the sun, the man who shook the hand of vicente fernandez, born wild, the homesman, 2000s tv series, one tree hill coach brian whitey durham, the closer clay johnson, suit up dick devereaux, anger management ed, blood and oil clifton lundegren, the ranch dale, video game voice actor, command and conquer voice actor, voice of general ben carville, cowboy hall of fame, septuagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, october 16th birthdays, born october 16 1940Barry Corbin (nee Leonard Barrie Corbin)

American actor of TV (Maurice on Northern Exposure; Anger Management; One Tree Hill; The Big Easy; The Thorn Birds; Dallas; The Closer; The Ranch), movies (Urban Cowboy; Stir Crazy; Any Which Way You Can; WarGames; Honkytonk Man), & rancher, born October 16, 1940. (Barry Corbin 1992: Alan Light)

christopher mitchum birthday, christopher mitchum 1971, american actor, 1970s movies, chisum, bigfoot, suppose they gave a war and nobody came, rio lobo, big jake, cactus in the snow, h bomb, summertime killer, to love perhaps to die, ricco, once, cosa nostra asia, master samurai, bloody sun, chinese commandos, the last hard men, stingray, the one man jury, the day time ended, 1980s movies, desperate target, tusk, the one armed executioner, the executioner part ii, hijacked to hell, the serpent warriors, american commandos, commando mengele, faceless, sfx retaliator, death feud, dark mission evil flowers, american hunter, real men dont eat gummi bears, 1980s television mini series, a rumor of war captain peterson, we are seven tommy morgan, 1990s movies, aftershock, tombstone, body count, lethal cowboy, striking point, jimi, lethal seduction, the embrace, love and war ii, lycanthrope, 2000s movies, soul searchers, the ritual, goy, santas summer house, robert mitchums son, father of carrie mitchum, james mitchums brother, father of bentley mitchum, septuagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, october 16th birthdays, born october 16 1943Christopher Mitchum (aka Chris Mitchum; son of Robert Mitchum)

American actor of TV & movies (Big John; Chisum; Rio Lobo; Bigfoot; H-Bomb; Summertime Killer; To Love, Perhaps to Die; Stingray; The One Man Jury; The Serpent Warriors; The Executioner, Part II), born October 16, 1943. Brother of James Mitchum; father of Carrie Mitchum. (Christopher Mitchum 1971)

ellen dolan birthday, born october 16th, american actress, tv shows, soap operas, as the world turns margo hughes, guiding light maureen, texas, another world, movies, a place for heroes, a timeless loveEllen Dolan

American actress of stage, TV (Margo Hughes on As The World Turns; Maureen Reardon Bauer on Guiding Light; Texas; D. A. Morgan Graves on Another World; Them) and movies (A Place for Heroes; A Timeless Love; Molly’s Girl; After Life), born October 16, 1955. (Ellen Dolan: © Ellen Dolan / Guildhall.Org)

tim robbins birthday, nee timothy francis robbins, tim robbins 2013, american producer, screenwriter, director, actor, 1980s television series, st elsewhere andrew reinhardt, 1980s movies, toy soldiers, no small affair, the sure thing, fraternity vacation, top gun, howard the duck, five corners, tapeheads, bull durham, twister, miss firecracker, erik the viking, 1990s films, cadillac man, jacobs ladder, jungle fever, the player, bob roberts director, short cuts, the hudsucker proxy, the shawshank redemption, ready to wear, i q, nothing to lose, arlington road, austin powers the spy who shagged me, 2000s movies, mission to mars, high fidelity, antitrust, human nature, the truth about charlie, mystic river, code 46, war of the worlds the secret life of words, zathura a space adventure, catch a fire, tenacious d in the pick of destiny, noise, the lucky ones, city of ember, 2010s films, green lantern, thanks for sharing, back tko 1942, life of crime, welcome to me, a perfect day, marjorie prime, 2010s tv shows, the spoils of babylon jonas morehouse, the brink walter larson, here and now greg boatwright, producer cradle will rock director, director dead man walking producer, susan sarandon relationship, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, october 16th birthdays, born october 16 1958Tim Robbins (nee Timothy Francis Robbins; ex  of Susan Sarandon)

American producer, screenwriter, director, and actor of TV and movies (The Shawshank Redemption; The Hudsucker Proxy; Arlington Road; Mystic River; Bob Roberts; I. Q.; Bull Durham; The Truth About Charlie; Cradle Will Rock; Dead Man Walking), born October 16, 1958. (Tim Robbins 2013 Photo: Siebbi)

flea birthday, nee michael peter balzary, flea 2012, australian american rock musician, rock bass guitarist, red hot chili peppers bass guitarist, rock and roll hall of fame, alt rock bands, 1980s hit rock songs, higher ground, knock me down, show me your soul, give it away, 1990s hit rock singles, under the bridge, suck my kiss, breakting the girl, behind the sun, sould to squeeze, warped, my friends, aeroplane, love rollercoaster, scar tissue, around the world, 2000s rock hit songs, otherside, californication, by the way, the zephyr song, cant stop, fortune faded, dani california, tell me baby, snow hey oh, desecration smile, hump de bump, 2010s rock hit singles, the adventures of rain dance maggies, dark necessities, monarchy of roses, look around, actor, 1980s movies, suburbia, tough guys, dudes, less than zero, stranded, the blue iguana, back to the future part ii, 1990s films, back to the future part iii, my own private idaho, motorama, roadside prophets, the chase, the big lebowski, fear and loathing in las vegas, psycho, liars poker, 1990s animated tv series, the wild thornberrys voice of donnie and tom, 2000s movies, goodbye casanova, 2010s films, low down, baby driver, boy erased, married frankie rayder 2005, friends river phoenix, friends anthony kiedis, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, october 16th birthdays, born october 16 1962Flea (nee Michael Peter Balzary; “Mike B the Flea“)

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Australian-American bass guitarist for Red Hot Chili Peppers (Under the Bridge; Give It Away; Scar Tissue; By the Way; Dani California; Snow [Hey Oh]), actor of TV & movies (Back to the Future II; My Own Private Idaho), born October 16, 1962. (Flea 2012 Photo: Warner Bros.)

wendy wilson birthday, born october 16th, american pop singer, wilson phillips trio, hit songs, hold on, release me, impulsive, youre in love, the dream is still alive, carnie wilson sister, brian wilsons daughterWendy Wilson (daughter of Brian Wilson, sister of Carnie Wilson)

American singer the Wilson Phillips trio (Hold On; Release Me; Impulsive; You’re in Love; The Dream is Still Alive; You Won’t See Me Cry; Daniel; Give It Up; Little Drummer Boy; Flesh and Blood), sister of Carnie Wilson & daughter of Brian Wilson, born October 16, 1969. (Wendy Wilson 2013 Photo: RachGreen)

birthday wishes, happy birthday, greeting card, born october 16, famous birthdays, angela lansbury, linda darnell, actress, film star, classic movies, the manchurian candidate, bedknobs and broomsticks, forever amber, the mark of zorro, a letter to three wives, tv shows, murder she wrote(Angela Lansbury 1949 | Linda Darnell 1952)

Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their birthday on October 16th!

Remember These October 16th Famous Birthdays

suzanne somers birthday, nee suzanne marie mahoney, suzanne somers 1977, american actress, 1970s movies, american graffiti, magnum force, billy jack goes to washington, yesterdays hero, 1970s television series, 1970s tv sitcoms, threes company chrissy snow, the ropers, 1980s movies, nothing personal, 1980s tv mini series, hollywood wives gina germaine, shes the sheriff, sheriff hildy granger, 1990s movies, serial mom, rusty a dogs tale, 1990s television shows, step by step carol foster lambert, married alan hamel, self help author, health spokesperson, ageless the naked truth about bioidentical hormones, thighmaster infomercials, married alan hamel 1977, grandmother of camelia somers, septuagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, october 16th birthdays, born october 16 1946Suzanne Somers (nee Suzanne Marie Mahoney; married Alan Hamel)

American actress & entertainer of stage (USO; Las Vegas) and TV(Chrissy on Three’s Company; Carol Foster Lambert on Step by Step; She’s the Sheriff), infomercials spokesperson (Thighmaster), and alternative health author (Ageless: The Naked Truth About Bioidentical Hormones) (born Oct. 16, 1946 died Oct. 15; age 76). (Suzanne Somers 1977 Photo: ABC TV

angela lansbury birthday, angela lansbury 1950, british actress, english citizen, british american actress, irish actress, broadway plays, tony awards, grammy awards, 1940s movies, gaslight, national velvet, the picture of dorian gray, the harvey girls, the hoodlum saint, till the clouds roll by, the private affairs of bel ami, if winter comes, tenth avenue angel, state of the union, the three musketeers, the red danube, samson and delilah, 1950s movies, kind lady, mutiny, remains to be seen, the purple mask, a life at stake, a lawless street, the court jester, please murder me, the long hot summer, the reluctant debutante, season of passion, 1950s television series, star time playhouse, 1960s movies, a breath of scandal, the dark at the top of the stairs, blue hawaii, all fall down, the manchurian candidate, in the cool of the day, the world of henry orient, dear heart, the greatest story ever told, the amorous adventures of moll flanders, harlow, mister buddwing, voice actress, the four horsemen of the apocalypse, marguerite laurier voice, 1970s movies, something for everyone, bedknobs and broomsticks, walt disney movies, death on the nile, the lady vanishes, 1980s movies, the mirror crackd, the pirates of penzance, the company of wolves, 1980s television mini series, lace aunt hortense boutin, the first olympics athens 1896 alice garrett, 1990s walt disney movies, animated movies actress, beauty and the beast mrs potts, anastasia the dowager empress marie, 1990s tv shows, murder she wrote, jessica fletcher character, 2000s movies, nanny mcphee, mr poppers penguins, driving miss daisy, married richard cromwell 1945, divorced richard cromwell 1946, married peter shaw 1949, nonagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, october 16th birthdays, born october 16 1925Angela Lansbury (married Peter Shaw; ex of Richard Cromwell)

Grammy, Tony & Academy Award-winning British-Irish actress of stage (Mame), TV (Jessica Fletcher on Murder, She Wrote) & movies (Gaslight; The Manchurian Candidate; Harlow; The Picture of Dorian Gray; Bedknobs and Broomsticks; The Mirror Crack’d; National Velvet; Blue Hawaii; The Harvey Girls) (born Oct. 16, 1925 – died Oct. 11, 2022; age 96). (Angela Lansbury 1950)

michael tylo birthday, nee michael edward tylo, michael tylo younger, american actor, 1970s movies, detroit 9000, 1980s television series, tv soap operas, general hospital charlie prince, another world peter, guiding light quinton chamberlain, all my children matt connolly, 1990s tv shows, gabriels fire daniel kelly, zorro alcalde luis ramone, 1990s daytime television series, 1990s tv soaps, the young and the restless alexander blade bladeson or rick, 2000s movies, intrepid, vegas city of dreams, longshot, race to space, prototype, stealing las vegas, little monsters, 2000s television soap operas, the bold and the beautiful sherman gale, voice actor on nightwing the series, deathstroke voice actor on nightwing the series, film and theatre university professor, university of nevada las vegas, stage actor, married deborah jo morehart 1987, husband of hunter tylo, divorced hunter tylo 2005, septuagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, october 16th birthdays, born october 16 1948Michael Tylo (ex of Hunter Tylo)

American actor of stage, TV (Zorro; The Young and the Restless; Quint on Guiding Light; Charlie Prince on General Hospital; Another World; Blade / Rick on The Bold and the Beautiful; All My Children), movies (Stealing Las Vegas; Longshot; Prototype; Vegas, City of Dreams) (born Oct. 16, 1948 – died Sept. 28, 2021; age 72) (Michael Tylo Photo: MichaelTyloOnline.com)

eugene oneill birthday, nee eugene gladstone oneill, eugene oneill younger, eugene oneill 1920s, american playwright, 1936 nobel prize in literature, nobel laureate playwright, anna christie, 1922 pulitzer prize for drama, the emperor jones, beyond the horizon, 1920 pulitzer prize for drama, desire under the elms, strange interlude, pulitzer prize for drama 1928, mourning becomes electra, ah wilderness, 1936 nobel prize for literature, the iceman cometh, long days journey into night, pulitzer prize for drama 1957, a moon for the misbegotten, the hairy ape, all gods chillun got wings, the great god brown, dynamo, a touch of the poet, more stately mansions, married agnes boulton 1918, divorced agnes boulton 1929, married carlotta monterey 1929, father of eugene oneill jr, father of oona oneill, greatgrandfather of oona chaplin, father in law of charlie chaplin, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, october 16th birthdays, born october 16 1888, died november 27 1953, celebrity deathsEugene O’Neill (married Carlotta Monterey; ex of Agnes Boulton)

American Nobel Laureate in Literature (1936) and playwright (The Iceman Cometh), awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Drama (Beyond the Horizon 1920; Anna Christie 1922; Strange Interlude 1928; Long Day’s Journey into Night 1957) (born Oct. 16, 1888 – died Nov. 27, 1953; age 65). Oona O’Neill;s father. Eugene O’Neill died of a stroke. (Eugene O’Neill 1920s: Alice Boughton

bert kaempfert birthday, nee berthold heinrich kampfert, bert kaempfert 1967, german orchestra leader, music producer, music arranger, songwriter, bandleader, composer, 1960s hit songs, wonderland by night, red roses for a blue lady, danke schoen, three oclock in the morning, spanish eyes moon over naples, wooden heart, bye bye blues, l o v e, mister sandman, someday well be together, games people play, sweet caroline good times never seemed so good, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, october 16th birthdays, born october 16 1923, died june 21 1980, celebrity deaths, Bert Kaempfert (nee Berthold Heinrich Kämpfert)

American orchestra leader, music arranger, and songwriter (Strangers in the Night; Danke Schoen; Wonderland by Night; Red Roses for a Blue Lady; Three O’Clock in the Morning; Spanish Eyes [Moon Over Naples]; Wooden Heart; Mister Sandman) (born Oct. 16, 1923 – died June 21, 1980; age 56). Bert Kaempfert died after a stroke. (Bert Kaempfert 1967 Photo: Decca Records)

linda darnell, born october 16, american actress, classic films, forever amber, hotel for women, the mark of zorro, blood and sand, a letter to three wives, unfaithfully yours, fallen angel, summer storm, the great john l, mrs peverell marleyLinda Darnell (nee Monetta Eloyse Darnell; ex of Peverell Marley)

American actress of stage & classic films (Forever Amber; Hotel For Women; The Mark of Zorro; Blood and Sand; A Letter to Three Wives; Unfaithfully Yours; Fallen Angel; Summer Storm; The Great John L.; Anna and the King of Siam; No Way Out; Slattery’s Hurricane) (born Oct. 16, 1923 – died Apr. 10, 1965; age 41). Linda Darnell died of burns from a house fire. (Linda Darnell 1952)

dave debusschere birthday, nee david albert debusschere, dave debusschere 1974, american professional baseball player, 1960s chicago white sox pitchers, 1962 chicago white sox players 1963, major league baseball players, national basketball association players, professional basketball player, NBA forward, naismith memorial basketball hall of fame, 1960s nba all stars, 1970 nba champions 1973, college basketball hall of fame, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, october 16th birthdays, born october 16 1940, died may 14 2003, celebrity deaths, Dave DeBusschere (nee David Albert DeBusschere)

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame American NBA player-coach (Detroit Pistons), 8-time NBA All-Star forward (New York Knicks 1968-1974, 2x NBA Champions), and MLB pitcher (Chicago White Sox 1962-1963) (born Oct. 16, 1940 – died May 14, 2003; age 62). Dave DeBusschere died of a heart attack. (Dave DeBusschere 1974 Photo: New York Knicks)

lloyd corrigan birthday, born october 16th, american actor, director, screenwriter, tv shows, tombstone territory, the ray milland show, happy, classic movies, cyrano de bergerac, la cucaracha, what a night, Lloyd Corrigan (son of James Corrigan & Lillian Elliott)

Oscar-winning American writer, director, & actor of films (Ghost Chasers; La Cucaracha; Cyrano de Bergerac; The Ghost Goes Wild; What a Night!; The Return of Dr. Fu Manchu; Daughter of the Dragon) and TV (Willy; The Ray Milland Show; Hank; The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet; Perry Mason) (born Oct. 16, 1900 – died Nov. 5, 1969; age 69). (Lloyd Corrigan 1959 Tombstone Territory)

rex bell birthday, born october 16th, american actor, silent movies, joy street, cowboy, westerns, 1930s, classic films, true to the navy, broadway to cheyenne, too much beef, the arm of the law, married clara bowRex Bell (nee George Francis Beldam; married Clara Bow)

American actor of silent films (Joy Street) & westerns (True to the Navy; Broadway to Cheyenne; Crashin’ Broadway; Too Much Beef; Tombstone: The Town Too Tough to Die; The Tonto Kid; The Arm of the Law; The Law of the Sea; Forgotten Women; They Had to See Paris), & Lieutenant Governor of Nevada (born Oct. 16, 1903 – died July 4, 1962; age 58). (Rex Bell 1931: Freulich)

george barbier, georges barbier, born october 16, october 16th birthday, french artist, art nouveau, art deco, costume designer, theatre set designer, haute couture, fashion illustrator, portraitGeorge Barbier (nee Georges Augustin Barbier)

French writer, Art Nouveau / Art Deco artist, designer of wallpaper, glass, jewellery, costume designer of silent films (Monsieur Beaucaire; Missing Husbands; Alsace; Le tournoi), ballet, theatre & sets (Folies Bergère), illustrator of books and haute couture fashions (born Oct. 16, 1882 – died Mar. 16, 1932; age 49). (George Barbier Painting: A. Hamilton)

michael conrad birthday, michael conrad 1965, american actor, emmy awards, 1950s movies, the mugger, 1950s television series, naked city guest star, 1960s films, requiem for a heavyweight, the war lord, blackbeards ghost, sol madrid, three guns for texas, castle keep, they shoot horses dont they, 1960s tv shows, car 54 where are you guest star, the defenders guest star, route 66 guest star, brenner guest star, the dick van dyke show guest star, i spy guest star, gunsmoke guest star, the felony squad guest star, cowboy in africa jorge, the virginian guest star, 1970s movies, monte walsh, head on, the todd killings, un flic, thumb tripping, scream blacula scream, the longest yard, gone with the west, baby blue marine, harry and walter go to new york, 1970s television shows, ironside guest star, all in the family uncle casimir stivic, mannix guest star, the fbi guest star, the bob newhart show mr trevesco, emergency bob, the family holvak ham, starsky and hutch guest star, the six million dollar man guest star, delvecchio lt macavan, hawaii five o guest star, how the west was won marshal russell, barney miller colonel charles dundee, chips guest star, 1980s films, bordello, cattle annie and little britches, 1980s tv sesries, hill street blues sgt phil esterhaus, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, october 16th birthdays, born october 16Michael Conrad

Emmy Award-winning American actor of TV (Sgt. Phil Esterhaus on Hill Street Blues; Delvecchio; How the West Was Won; Hawaii Five-O; Emergency!; The F.B.I.; The Virginian; Gunsmoke) and movies (The Longest Yard; Baby Blue Marine; Blackbeard’s Ghost) (born Oct. 16, 1925 – died Nov. 22, 1983; age 58). Michael Conrad died of urethral cancer. (Michael Conrad 1965 Daniel Boone)

oscar wilde, born october 16, october 16th birthday, irish wit, journalist, editor, the womans world magazine, poet, poems, the ballad of reading gaol, playwright, the importance of being earnest, lady windermeres fan, an ideal husband, novels, the picture of dorian grayOscar Wilde (married Constance Lloyd; lover of Lord Alfred Douglas)

Irish aesthetic movement philosopher, wit, journalist, The Woman’s World magazine editor, poet (Requiescat; The Ballad of Reading Gaol), playwright (The Importance of Being Earnest; Salome; Lady Windermere’s Fan; An Ideal Husband), & novelist (The Picture of Dorian Gray) (born Oct. 16, 1854 – died Nov. 30, 1900; age 46). (Oscar Wilde 1882: Napoleon Sarony)

david ben gurion, born october 16, october 16th birthday, polish russian jew, zionist, politician, poaeli zion party, jaffa professional trade union alliance founder, jewish agency for israel, first prime minister of israel, state of israel founderDavid Ben-Gurion (nee David Grün) 

Polish-Russian Hebrew teacher, Zionist politician (Poalei Zion party) & activist, founder of the Jaffa Professional Trade Union Alliance, WWI British Army soldier, author, head of the Jewish Agency for Israel (promoting immigration to Israel), founder & 1st Prime Minister of the State of Israel (born Oct. 16, 1886 – died Dec. 1, 1973; age 87). (David Ben-Gurion 1920)

noah webster, born october 16, october 16th birthday, american writer, textbooks, newspaper editor, political essayist, politician, connecticut house of representatives, dictionary author, websters dictionary, a compendious dictionary of the english languageNoah Webster (nee Noah Webster Jr.)

American writer & editor of textbooks (Blue-Backed Speller) & newspapers, political essayist, politician (Connecticut House of Representatives) & activist (Connecticut Society for the Abolition of Slavery founder), and author (A Compendious Dictionary of the English Language / Webster’s Dictionary) (born Oct. 16, 1758 – died May 28, 1843; age 84). (Noah Webster 1833: J. Herring)

manute bol, born october 16, sudanese american, professional basketball player, nba center, washington bullets, golden state warriors, philadelphia 76ers, miami heat, sudan civil rights activist, tallest man in basketballManute Bol

Sudanese-American 7’7″ tall professional basketball player, NBA center (Washington Bullets; Golden State Warriors; Philadelphia 76ers; Miami Heat), humanitarian, civil rights activist in Sudan (born Oct. 16, 1962 – died June 19, 2010; age 47). Manute Bol died of complications from Stevens-Johnson syndrome and acute kidney failure. (Manute Bol 1986: Seattle Times)

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Anita Hamilton

50+ World editor & writer Anita Hamilton's articles are inspired by real historical events, places, and people. Her travel experiences, a lifelong keen interest in history, art, vintage music, books, silent films, classic movies, "golden age" television shows, fashion, & entertainment in general - combined with years of research - make her a subject matter expert with acquired knowledge & expertise on these topics. This, and a loving and supportive family complete with 3 mini-dachshund minions, keeps her busy.

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