Happy May 6th Birthday!
If you were born on May 6, you share a birthday with these famous people:
Leon Hughes Sr. is 88
Octogenarian American senior citizen, singer and original member of R&B Rock & Roll Hall of Fame vocal group The Coasters (Down in Mexico; Young Blood; Searchin’), born May 6, 1929. (Leon Hughes Sr. 1957 Photo: Topps Gum Cards ATCO Records eBay | Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain)
Willie Mays is 86
American MLB Baseball Hall of Fame baseball player (New York Giants, San Francisco Giants), two-time National League MVP, and octogenarian senior citizen born May 6, 1931. (Willie Mays Baseball Card Photo: Baseball Collection | Flickr Some rights reserved)
Bob Seger is 72
Septuagenarian senior citizen and American Rock & Roll Hall of Fame musician, songwriter, producer, and singer (Night Moves; Mainstreet; Old Time Rock and Roll; Still the Same; We’ve Got Tonight) born May 6, 1945. (Bob Seger 1977 Photo: American Talent International eBay | Wikimedia / PD)
Ben Masters is 70
American actor on TV (Passions; Pensacola: Wings of Gold; Heartbeat; Noble House; Celebrity; Another World; Muggsy), movies (Heartbeat; Dream Lover), and new septuagenarian senior citizen born May 6, 1947.
Richard Cox is 69
American senior citizen, actor on TV (Search for Tomorrow; Love of Life; Guiding Light; Executive Suite; Loving; Tanner ’88; Ghostwriter) and in movies (Cruising; King of the Mountain; The Oasis; Missing Brendan), born May 6, 1948.
Gregg Henry is 65
American actor on TV (Rich Man, Poor Man – Book II; Gilmore Girls; Hung; The Killing; Hell on Wheels; Scandal), movies (Body Double; Payback; Slither; Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2), and new senior citizen born May 6, 1952. (Gregg Henry 1976 Photo: ABC TV eBay | Wikimedia / PD)
(Photo: Ales Krivec)
Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their birthday on May 6, 2017!
American producer, Academy Award-winning screenwriter, actor, and director on stage (co-founder of the Mercury Theatre), radio (The War of the Worlds), and movies (Citizen Kane; The Magnificent Ambersons) (born May 6, 1915 – died Oct. 10, 1985; age 70). Orson Welles died of a heart attack. (Orson Welles 1941 Photo: CBS Radio | Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain)
Austrian professor, neurologist, and founder of psychoanalysis and associated therapeutic techniques (dream analysis, free association)(born May 6, 1856 – died Sept. 23, 1939; age 83). Sigmund Freud had cancer of the jaw and died from an overdose of morphine. (Sigmund Freud 1885 Photo: Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain)
American actor on TV (The Beverly Hillbillies; The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis; My Sister Eileen) and movies (Herbie Rides Again; The Strongest Man in the World; Vertigo; King Creole) (born May 6, 1904 – died April 15, 1980; age 75). Cause of death for Raymond Bailey was a heart attack. (Raymond Bailey 1965 Photo: TV Scout / Miami Herald eBay Wikimedia / PD)
Stewart Granger (nee James Stewart)
English-American actor in movies (The Wild Geese; Sodom and Gomorrah; North to Alaska; Moonfleet; Beau Brummell; Young Bess; Scaramouche; King Solomon’s Mines; Caesar and Cleopatra) and TV (The Virginian) (born May 6, 1913 – died Aug. 16, 1993; age 80). Stewart Granger died of bone and prostate cancer. (Stewart Granger Photo: kate gabrielle | Flickr SRR)
Rubin “Hurricane” Carter
American-Canadian middleweight pro boxer convicted of murder and released after almost 20 years when the conviction was overturned twice; inspiration for The Hurricane (1999) (born May 6, 1937 – died Apr. 20, 2014; age 76). Cause of death for Rubin Carter was prostate cancer. (Rubin Carter 1958 Photo: Rubin Carter | Wikimedia / PD)
American actor on TV (Archie Bunker’s Place; The Rifleman; Rich Man, Poor Man – Book II) and movies (Twilight Zone: The Movie; Star Trek V: The Final Frontier; Bustin’ Loose) (born May 6, 1912 – died Apr. 29, 1994; age 81). Bill Quinn died of natural causes.