🏆Ashley Brooke -- is 30 in the year 2019 and 31 in the year 2020; b.8/7/1989 N.S.
🏆🏀Fred Brown -- is 71 in the year 2019 and 72 in the year 2020; b.8/7/1948 N.S.
Names/Places: NN: Downtown Freddie Brown
🏆🏈Jeff Buckey -- is 45 in the year 2019 and 46 in the year 2020; b.8/7/1974
🏆🏈Dom Capers -- is 69 in the year 2019 and 70 in the year 2020; b.8/7/1950
🏆🏈Keith Cash -- is 50 in the year 2019 and 51 in the year 2020; b.8/7/1969
Names/Places: Kerry's twin
🏆🏈Kerry Cash -- is 50 in the year 2019 and 51 in the year 2020; b.8/7/1969
Names/Places: Keith's twin
🏆🏈Joe Cocozzo -- is 49 in the year 2019 and 50 in the year 2020; b.8/7/1970
🏆🏒Sidney Crosby -- is 32 in the year 2019 and 33 in the year 2020; b.8/7/1987 N.S.
NHL Center, Canadian
🏆🏒Philippe DeRouville -- is 45 in the year 2019 and 46 in the year 2020; b.8/7/1974
NHL Goaltender, Canadian
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🏆🏀DeMar DeRozan -- is 30 in the year 2019 and 31 in the year 2020; b.8/7/1989 N.S.
NBA Guard, American
🏆Aleksandr Dityatin -- is 62 in the year 2019 and 63 in the year 2020; b.8/7/1957
Gymnast, Olympic Athlete, Soviet
Misc: the only man to win a medal in all eight categories in the same Olympic Games with 3 g, 4 s, and 1 b at Moscow in 1980.
🏆🏈John Gilliam -- is 74 in the year 2019 and 75 in the year 2020; b.8/7/1945
NFL Wide Receiver
Misc: Super Bowl VIII, IX
Sports Teams: Minnesota Vikings
🏆⚾Danny Graves -- is 46 in the year 2019 and 47 in the year 2020; b.8/7/1973
MLB Pitcher, South Vietnam
🏆🏈Oscar Gray -- is 47 in the year 2019 and 48 in the year 2020; b.8/7/1972
🏆⚾Jason Grimsley -- is 52 in the year 2019 and 53 in the year 2020; b.8/7/1967
🏆🏁🏊Gary Wayne Hall Sr. -- is 68 in the year 2019 and 69 in the year 2020; b.8/7/1951 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American
🏆🏁🏊Gary Hall -- is 68 in the year 2019 and 69 in the year 2020; b.8/7/1951
Swimmer, Olympic Athlete
Misc: (Olympic-bronze-1976); International Swimming Hall of Famer: U.S. Olympic team captain ; opening ceremonies U.S. flag bearer [1976); silver medalist: 400-meter medley , 200-meter butterfly , bronze: 100-meter butterfly; Doctor of Ophthalmology
🏆Ernest "Ernie" Johnson Jr. -- is 63 in the year 2019 and 64 in the year 2020; b.8/7/1956 N.S.
Misc: Turner Sports; lead television voice for MLB on TBS, host of Inside the NBA on TNT, and contributes to joint coverage of the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament for Turner and CBS Sports.
🏆🏈Chris T. Jones -- is 48 in the year 2019 and 49 in the year 2020; b.8/7/1971
NFL Wide Receiver
🏆🏌Caroline Keggi -- is 54 in the year 2019 and 55 in the year 2020; b.8/7/1965
🏆⚾Steve Kemp -- is 65 in the year 2019 and 66 in the year 2020; b.8/7/1954
🏆⚽Paul Lambert -- is 50 in the year 2019 and 51 in the year 2020; b.8/7/1969
Hall of Famer, Soccer Midfielder, Soccer Manager, Scotish
🏆⚾Don Larsen -- is 90 in the year 2019 and 91 in the year 2020; b.8/7/1929
Misc: pitched the first perfect game in World Series history--N.Y. Yankees 2, Brooklyn 0 (Oct.8, 1956); World Series MVP 1956
Sports Teams: New York Yankees
🏆🏈Shane Lechler -- is 43 in the year 2019 and 44 in the year 2020; b.8/7/1976
🏆🏈Tom Lyons -- is 71 in the year 2019 and 72 in the year 2020; b.8/7/1948
🏆🏈Tim McGee -- is 55 in the year 2019 and 56 in the year 2020; b.8/7/1964
NFL Wide Receiver
🏆⚾🏈Kyler Murray -- is 22 in the year 2019 and 23 in the year 2020; b.8/7/1997 N.S.
College Baseball Player, College Football Player, Football Quarterback
Misc: Heisman Trophy winner 2018.
⚖🏆🏈Alan Page -- is 74 in the year 2019 and 75 in the year 2020; b.8/7/1945
Hall of Famer, Supreme Court Justice, Lawyer, NFL Defensive
Misc: consensus All-America at Notre Dame in 1966 and member of two national championship teams; also of the Bears; 6-time NFL All-Pro and 1971 Player of Year with Minnesota Vikings; Super Bowls IV, VIII, IX, XI; also a lawyer who was elected to Minnesota Supreme Court in 1992.
Sports Teams: Chicago Bears, Minnesota Vikings
🏆⚾Marc Pisciotta -- is 49 in the year 2019 and 50 in the year 2020; b.8/7/1970
🏆⚾Èdgar Rentería -- is 44 in the year 2019 and 45 in the year 2020; b.8/7/1975
MLB Shortstop, Colombian
Misc: 2x World Series champion, World Series MVP 2010, 5x All-Star, 2x Gold Glove, 3x Silver Slugger
Sports Teams: Florida Marlins, St. Louis Cardinals, Atlanta Braves, San Francisco Giants
🏆🏈Greg Robinson -- is 50 in the year 2019 and 51 in the year 2020; b.8/7/1969
🏆🏁🏃Alberto Salazar -- is 61 in the year 2019 and 62 in the year 2020; b.8/7/1958
Runner, Track and Field, Cuban
Misc: Track Coach; 3x N.Y. & Boston Marathon winner
🏆🏉Julian Savea -- is 29 in the year 2019 and 30 in the year 2020; b.8/7/1990 N.S.
Rugby Player, New Zealand
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🏆🏈Tony Stargell -- is 53 in the year 2019 and 54 in the year 2020; b.8/7/1966
🎭🏆Charlize Theron -- is 44 in the year 2019 and 45 in the year 2020; b.8/7/1975
Actress, Producer, Model, South African
Misc: Not to be confused with Charlene Tilton; AP says b. 1976
Movie Titles: Prometheus, Reindeer Games, Sweet November, The Italian Job, Monster, In The Valley of Elah, Hancock, The Devil's Advocate, Mighty Joe Young, The Cider House Rules, Mad Max: Fury Road
🏆⚾Mike Trout -- is 28 in the year 2019 and 29 in the year 2020; b.8/7/1991 N.S.
MLB Center Fielder
Names/Places: NN: The Millville Meteor; MN: Nelson
Misc: AL MVP 2014 and 2016, All Star MVP in 2014 and 2015
Sports Teams: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
🏆🏁🏃David James "Dave" Wottle -- is 69 in the year 2019 and 70 in the year 2020; b.8/7/1950 N.S.
Runner, Olympic Athlete
Misc: 800m runner (Olympic-gold-1972)
🏆🏁🏃Abebe Bikila -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/7/1932 d.10/25/1973 (41)
Runner, Olympic Athlete, Track and Field
🏆⚾Rocky "Everett" Bridges -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/7/1927 N.S. d.1/27/2015 N.S. (87)
🏆Chet Forte -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/7/1935 d.5/18/1996 (60)
Misc: sports director; worked on Wide World Of Sports and Monday Night Footbal, worked at XTRA radio in San Diego
🏆⚽Millard Lang -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/7/1912 d.8/4/2002 (89)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Forward, Lacrosse Player
Misc: in both the National Soccer Hall of Fame and the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame
🎭🏆Sue Lloyd -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/7/1939 d.10/20/2011 (72)
Actress, Model, English
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🏆🏁🏃Doug Lowe -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/7/1902 d.3/30/1981 (78)
Runner, Olympic Athlete, English
Misc: middle-distance runner who won gold medals in the 800-metre races in the 1924 Olympic Games at Paris and in the 1928 games at Amsterdam.
🏆⚾Bill McKechnie -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/7/1886 d.10/29/1965 (79)
Hall of Famer, MLB Manager, MLB Coach, MLB Player
Sports Teams: Pittsburgh Pirates (1907, 1910-1912), Boston Braves (1913), New York Yankees (1913), Indianapolis Hoosiers/Newark Peppers (1914-1915), New York Giants (1916), Cincinnati Reds (1916-1917), Pittsburgh Pirates (1918, 1920), Newark Peppers (manager, 1915), Pittsburgh Pirates (manager, 1922-1926), St. Louis Cardinals (manager, 1928-1929), Boston Braves/Bees (manager, 1930-1937), Cincinnati Reds (manager, 1938-1946)
🏆🥊Carlos Monzon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/7/1942 d.1/8/1995 (52)
Hall of Famer, Boxer, Argentine
🏆🏈🏀Lenny Sachs -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/7/1897 N.S. d.10/27/1942 N.S. (45)
Hall of Famer, NFL Coach, NFL Player, College Basketball Coach
Sports Teams: Loyola University Chicago (basketball coach 1923-?), Louisville Colonels (football coach 1926, player 1926), Chicago Cardinals (1920-1922, 1925), Milwaukee Badgers (1923-1924), Hammond Pros (1924-1925)
🏆⛸Ulrrich Salchow -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/7/1877 d.4/19/1949 (71)
Figure Skater, Swedish
Misc: established a record by winning 10 world championships for men (1901-05, 1907-11). At the 1908 Games in London, he won the first Olympic gold medal awarded for men's figure skating.
🏆⚾Donald Edward "Don" Baylor -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/28/1949 N.S. d.8/7/2017 N.S. (68)
MLB Manager, MLB Coach, MLB Player
Misc: AL MVP 1979; holds the record for most times hit by a pitch in a career with 255 and a single season total of 35
Sports Teams: California Angels, Colorado Rockies (manager)
🏆🏁Bryan Clauson -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/15/1989 N.S. d.8/7/2016 N.S. (27)
🏆⚾Wilbur Cooper -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/24/1892 d.8/7/1973 (81)
🏆Tonya Crews -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/2/1938 N.S. d.8/7/1966 N.S. (28)
Names/Places: RN:Alice Crews
Misc: March 1961
🏆🥊Luis Ángel Firpo -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/11/1894 d.8/7/1960 (65)
🏆🏒Eddie Gerard -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/22/1890 d.8/7/1937 (47)
Hall of Famer, NHL Defensive, NHL Left Wing, Canadian
Misc: played 1910-1923
Sports Teams: Ottawa Senators, Toronto St. Patricks
🎭🎵🏆Joi Lansing -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/6/1929 N.S. d.8/7/1972 N.S. (43)
Actress, Singer, Model
TV Shows: Bob Cummings Show (as Shirley Swanson)
🏆🏀Harry Litwack -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/20/1907 d.8/7/1999 (91)
Hall of Famer, College Basketball Coach
Sports Teams: Temple University (player 1927-1930, coach 1952-1973)
🏆🏒Sylvio Mantha -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/14/1902 d.8/7/1974 (72)
Hall of Famer, NHL Defensive, Canadian
Misc: played 1923-1937
Sports Teams: Montreal Canadiens, Boston Bruins
🏆🏒Jack Marshall -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/14/1877 d.8/7/1965 (88)
Hall of Famer, NHL Center, NHL Defensive, Canadian
Misc: played 1898-1917
Sports Teams: Montreal Wanderers, Toronto Blueshirts, Montreal Shamrocks, Toronto Professionals, Winnipeg Victorias
🏆⚾Mickey McDermott -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/29/1929 d.8/7/2003 (73)
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🏆🏒Stan Mikita -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/20/1940 N.S. d.8/7/2018 N.S. (78)
Hall of Famer, NHL Center, American, Canadian, Czech
Misc: led NHL in scoring 4 times; won both MVP and Lady Byng awards in 1967 and '68 with the Chicago Black Hawks.
Sports Teams: Chicago Black Hawks (possibly 1958-1980)
🏆🏈Perry Moss -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/4/1926 d.8/7/2014 (88)
NFL Executive, NFL Coach, NFL Player
🏆⚽Charles "Charlie" Roberts -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/6/1883 N.S. d.8/7/1939 N.S. (56)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, English
🏆🏁🏊Veljko Rogošić -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/21/1941 N.S. d.8/7/2012 N.S. (71)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Croatian
🏆⚽Gordon Smith -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/25/1924 d.8/7/2004 (80)
Soccer Player, Scotish
💰🏆🏌Louise Suggs -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/7/1923 d.8/7/2015 N.S. (91)
Hall of Famer, Businessperson, Golfer
Misc: LPGA founder; won 11 Majors and 50 LPGA events overall from 1949-62.
🏆🎾John Van Ryn -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/30/1905 d.8/7/1999 (94)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player
🏆George Wilkinson -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/3/1879 N.S. d.8/7/1946 N.S. (67)
Hall of Famer, Olympic Athlete, Water Polo Player, English
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