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Gun-Marie Fredriksson ; 30 May 1958 – 9 December 2019) was a Swedish pop singer, songwriter, pianist and painter, who was best known internationally as the lead vocalist of pop rock duo Roxette, which she formed in 1986 with Per Gessle.
Swedish pop singer
Eleanor Jean Parker was an American actress who appeared in some 80 movies and television series.
Myra Taylor was an American jazz singer and songwriter.
Actress, singer, vocalist
Robert Sheckley was an American writer. First published in the science-fiction magazines of the 1950s, his numerous quick-witted stories and novels were famously unpredictable, absurdist, and broadly comical.
Norman Lesley Sloan Jr. was an American college basketball player and coach.
Douglas Corrigan was an American aviator born in Galveston, Texas.
Donald John Dean
Colonel Donald John Dean was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
Recipient of the Victoria Cross
John Geoffrey "Jeff" Heath was a Canadian-born American left fielder in Major League Baseball who played most of his career for the Cleveland Indians.
Canadian baseball player
Harold "Mum" Mummery was a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman.
American ice hockey player
Patrick MacDowell was a Belfast-born British sculptor operating through the 19th century.
Riccardo Giacconi was an Italian-American Nobel Prize-winning astrophysicist who laid down the foundations of X-ray astronomy.
Sir Patrick Alfred Caldwell-Moore was an English amateur astronomer who attained prominence in that field as a writer, researcher, radio commentator and television presenter.
Alexander Kerst was an Austrian television actor. He was born in Kralupy nad Vltavou, Czech Republic and died in Munich, Germany.
Frank B. James
Frank B. James was a brigadier general in the United States Air Force.
United States general
Mary Therese Hansen was an Australian-born guitarist and singer.
Mike Mazurki was an American actor and professional wrestler who appeared in more than 142 films.
Don Wilson Padgett was an American professional baseball player, a catcher/outfielder for the St.
American baseball player
Artem Ivanovich Mikoyan Հովհաննեսի Միկոյան, romanized: Artyom Hovhannesi Mikoyan; 5 August [O.
George Edward Browne was an American professional baseball right fielder.
American baseball player
Gottlieb Theophil Muffat
Gottlieb Muffat , son of Georg Muffat, served as Hofscholar under Johann Fux in Vienna from 1711 and was appointed to the position of third court organist at the Hofkapelle in 1717.