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-- b.6/26/1911 d.9/27/1956 (45)Movie Actress, Golfer, Olympic Athlete, Track and FieldNames/Places: FN:MildredMisc: Javelin; Jumper; Hurdle; won two '32 Olympic gold medals; won numerous golf tournaments; greatest female athlete
-- b.5/29/1913 d.3/20/1997 (83)BoxerNames/Places: NN:The Man of Steel; RN:Anthony Florian ZaleskiMisc: 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.
-- b.8/19/1956CFL Figure, Football LinebackerMisc: in the Canadian Football Hall of FameGroup Names: University of Georgia, Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1978-1987), Toronto Argonauts
-- b.1/16/1901 d.7/27/1988 (87)Inventor, Hockey FigureNames/Places: RN:Frank Joseph Zamboni Jr.Misc: Inventor of the modern ice resurfacer with his surname, which is a registered trademark for those resurfacers.
-- b.1/23/1953Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer/GuitaristNames/Places: aka Robin ZanderGroup Names: Cheap Trick
-- b.8/19/1958 N.S.Boxer, Panamaian
-- b.12/21/1940 d.12/4/1993 (52)Humorist, Satirist, Philosopher, Politician, Movie Actor, Music Producer, Composer/Songwriter, Novelty Singer, Rock & Roll Guitarist, Rock & Roll DrummerNames/Places: b. in Baltimore; Gail's hubby; RFMN:Frances Vincent Jr.; NN:The Master of Avant-Garde RockMisc: Rock Blues and Jazz Music satarist; now has a planet in the galaxy, Zappafrank, named in his memoryGroup Names: lead of Frank Zappa & the Mothers of Invention; soloistSong Titles: Disco Boy, I Don't Wanna Get Drafted, Joe's Garage, Baby Snakes, Bleepies and Beer, I'm The Slime, Let's Make The Water Turn Black, Don't Eat The Yellow Snow, Nanook Rubs It, Montana, Dancin' Fool, Valley GirlAlbum Titles: Absolutely Free, We're Only In It For The Money, Uncle Meat, 200 Motels, Over-Nite Sensation, Ship Arriving Too Late to Save a Drowning Witch, You Are What You Is, Sheik Yerbouti, Joe's Garage, Zappa in New York, Freak Out!, Apostrophe ('), Roxy and Elsewhere, One Size Fits All
-- b.12/11/1957Boxer, MexicanNames/Places: NN:The Mouse
-- b.5/23/1951Boxer, MexicanNames/Places: LN:Serna
-- b.4/5/1965Figure Skater, Olympic AthleteMisc: Olympics-6th-1984
-- b.12/5/1951Author, WrestlerNames/Places: RN:Lawrence Whistler
-- b.4/1/1879 d.9/23/1967 (88)Attorney/Lawyer, Pianist, Wrestler, Polish
-- b.11/20/1891 d.6/10/1968 (76)Wrestler, Austrian, Hungarian, PolishNames/Places: RN:Wladyslaw Cyganiewicz
-- b.12/4/1931Soccer Midfielder
-- b.12/13/1961NFL Tackle, USFL FigureMisc: 7x Pro Bowl, 2x All-USFL selection, Broncos and Pro Football Halls of FameSports Teams: Los Angeles Express (1984-1985), Minnesota Vikings (1986-1992) Denver Broncos (1993-1997)
-- b.5/8/1913 d.5/16/1984 (71)Boxer
-- b.7/5/1966Soccer Forward, Soccer Manager, ItalianMisc: OBE
-- b.1/22/1901 N.S. d.6/21/1982 N.S. (81)NBA OwnerNames/Places: NN:Mr. Pro BasketballSports Teams: Detroit Pistons (owner)
-- b.3/14/1901 d.12/19/1938 (37)
Tennis Player, Soviet
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