🎵🎸Colin Blunstone -- is 74 in the year 2019 and 75 in the year 2020; b.6/24/1945 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer, English
Group Names: The Zombies
🎵🎸Mick Fleetwood -- is 72 in the year 2019 and 73 in the year 2020; b.6/24/1947
Hall of Famer, Drummer, Rock & Roll Singer, English
Names/Places: b. in London
Misc: some say b. 1942
Group Names: Fleetwood Mac, soloist
🎵🎸John Illsley -- is 70 in the year 2019 and 71 in the year 2020; b.6/24/1949
Hall of Famer, Rock & Roll Bassist, English
Group Names: Dire Straits
🏆🏌Juli Inkster -- is 59 in the year 2019 and 60 in the year 2020; b.6/24/1960
Hall of Famer, Golfer
🎵Bruce Johnston -- is 77 in the year 2019 and 78 in the year 2020; b.6/24/1942
Hall of Famer, Music Producer, Songwriter, Musician, Pop Singer
Names/Places: RN:Billy Baldwin
Misc: many also say b. 6-27 or 1944
Group Names: The Beach Boys
🏆🏀Samuel "Sam" Jones -- is 86 in the year 2019 and 87 in the year 2020; b.6/24/1933 N.S.
Hall of Famer, NBA Guard
Misc: Star shooting guard from small college in North Carolina. 10x NBA champion (1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1969); Celtics #24 retired; in the College Basketball and Pro Basketball Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: Boston Celtics (1957-1969)
🏆⚽Preki -- is 56 in the year 2019 and 57 in the year 2020; b.6/24/1963
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, Soccer Coach, Serbian
Names/Places: RN:Predrag Radosavljevic
🏆🏒Gary Lee Suter -- is 55 in the year 2019 and 56 in the year 2020; b.6/24/1964
Hall of Famer, NHL Defensive, American
Misc: played 1985-2002
Sports Teams: Calgary Flames, Chicago Blackhawks, San Jose Sharks
✍⛪Henry Ward Beecher -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/24/1813 d.3/8/1887 (73)
Hall of Famer, Author, Orator, Clergyman, Social Reformer, Abolitionist
Names/Places: Catherine Beecher & Harriet Beecher Stowe's brother
⛪🏆🏌Billy Casper -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/24/1931 d.2/7/2015 (83)
Hall of Famer, Mormon, Golfer
Names/Places: b. in San Diego, Calif.
Misc: 3-time PGA Player of Year (1966, 68, 70); has won U.S. Open (1959,66), Masters (1970), U.S. Senior Open (1983); entered 1993 with 51 PGA wins and 9 on Senior Tour.
⛪🏆🥊Jack Dempsey -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/24/1895 d.5/31/1983 (87)
Hall of Famer, Mormon, Boxer, Irish
Names/Places: b. in Manassa, CO; NN:The Manassa Mauler; FN:William H.; d. in New York
Misc: was the longest-lived heavyweight champ; a successful N.Y. restauranteur; heavyweight boxing champ (1919-26), Dempsey was known for his savage attacking style of boxing and lost only 5 bouts in 69 fights. He fought his first bout in 1914 and won the heavyweight title 5 years later.
🏆🏁Juan Manuel Fangio -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/24/1911 N.S. d.7/17/1995 N.S. (84)
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer, Argentine
Misc: 5-time Formula One world champion (1951,54-57); 24 career wins, retired in 1958.
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⛪💰🏆🏀Chuck Taylor -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/24/1901 d.6/23/1969 (67)
Hall of Famer, Evangelist, Businessperson, Basketball Figure
Names/Places: RN:Charles Hollis Taylor
Misc: Shoe salesman and Chuck Taylor (now Converse) All-Stars sneaker shoe designer
🎵Chris Wood -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/24/1944 d.7/12/1983 (39)
Hall of Famer, Singer, Flautist, Pianist, Saxophonist, English
Group Names: Traffic
🏆🥊Teddy Yarosz -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/24/1910 d.3/29/1974 (63)
Hall of Famer, Boxer
🏆🏒Clarence Campbell -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/9/1905 d.6/24/1984 (78)
Hall of Famer, NHL Executive, Canadian
Misc: Hockey Official; NHL president 1946-77
⚖Grover Cleveland -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/18/1837 d.6/24/1908 (71)
Hall of Famer, President
Names/Places: b. in Caldwell, New Jersey; FN:Stephen; d. in Princeton, N.J.
Misc: the 22nd & 24th U.S. President (1885-1889, 1893-1897); on a $1000 bill
🏆🥊Jackie Fargo -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/26/1930 N.S. d.6/24/2013 N.S. (82)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler
Names/Places: RN:Henry Faggart
🎭🎵Jackie Gleason -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/26/1916 N.S. d.6/24/1987 N.S. (71)
Hall of Famer, TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Comedian, TV Talk Show Host, Variety Show Host, Composer, Bandleader
Names/Places: b. in Brooklyn; RFN:Herbet John; NN: The Great One
TV Shows: Life of Riley (as Chester A. Riley), Cavalcade of Stars (M.C.), The Jackie Gleason Show, The Honeymooners (as Ralph Kramden)
Movie Titles: The Toy, The Hustler (as Minnesota Fats), Smokey and the Bandit (series)
🏆🏒Riley Hern -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/5/1880 N.S. d.6/24/1929 N.S. (48)
Hall of Famer, NHL Goaltender, Canadian
Misc: played 1898-1911
Sports Teams: Pittsburgh Keystones (WPHL), Portage Lakes (IPHL), Montreal Wanderers (ECAHA/NHA)
🎵🎸Peter Quaife -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/31/1943 d.6/24/2010 (66)
Hall of Famer, Rock & Roll Bassist, English
Misc: some say b. Dec 27 or Dec 23
Group Names: The Kinks
🏆⚾Ernest Judson "Jud" Wilson -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/28/1894 d.6/24/1963 (69)
Hall of Famer, Baseball Manager, Baseball Player
Misc: nicknamed "Boojum", was an American third baseman, first baseman, and manager in Negro league baseball.
Sports Teams: Baltimore Black Sox (1922-1930), Homestead Grays (1931-1932 and 1940-1945), Pittsburgh Crawfords (1932), Philadelphia Stars (1933-1939)
🎵🎸Bernie Worrell -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/19/1944 d.6/24/2016 N.S. (72)
Hall of Famer, Composer, Synthesizer, Rock & Roll Keyboardist
Names/Places: NN: The Wizard of Woo
Group Names: P-Funk (Paul Shaffer's band), Parliament-Funkadelic, Talking Heads
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