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CENTENNIAL BIRTHDAYS

Departed Individuals of Note Who Would Have Turned 100

~ January & February 2024 ~ 

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  Earl Scruggs
American bluegrass banjoist, partner of guitarist and singer Lester Flatt
01/06/1924 – 03/28/2012
  Ron Moody
English actor, Oliver! , The Twelve Chairs
01/08/1924 – 06/11/2015
  Max Roach
American jazz drummer and composer
01/10/1924 – 08/16/2007
  Guy Williams
American actor, TV’s Zorro, Lost in Space
01/14/1924 – 04/30/1989
  Katy Jurado
Mexican actress, High Noon, Broken Lance
01/16/1924 – 07/05/2002
  Nicholas Colasanto
American actor, Raging Bull, TV’s Cheers, and television director
01/19/1924 – 02/12/1985
  Benny Hill
English comedian and actor
01/21/1924 – 04/20/1992
  Catherine Hamlin
Australian obstetrician and gynecologist, co-founded Ethiopia's Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital
01/24/1924 – 03/18/2020
  Sabu
Indian-born American actor, The Thief of Bagdad, Jungle Book
01/27/1924 – 12/02/1963
  Dorothy Malone
American Oscar-winning actress, Written on the Wind, TV's Peyton Place
01/29/1924 – 01/19/2018
  E. P. Thompson
English social historian and political activist
02/03/1924 – 08/28/1993
  Lisel Mueller
German-born American poet, The Need to Hold Still
02/08/1924 – 02/21/2020
  Louis Zorich
American actor, The Muppets Take Manhattan, TV’s Mad About You
02/12/1924 – 01/30/2018
  Margaret Truman Daniel
American media personality and mystery writer, daughter of President Harry S. Truman
02/17/1924 – 01/29/2008
  Lee Marvin
American Oscar-winning actor, Cat Ballou, The Dirty Dozen
02/19/1924 – 08/29/1987
  Gloria Vanderbilt
American heiress, socialite, and fashion designer
02/20/1924 – 06/17/2019
  Robert Mugabe
Zimbabwean prime minister (1980–1987) and president (1987–2017)
02/21/1924 – 09/06/2019
  Claude Sautet
French motion picture director and screenwriter, Nelly and Mr. Arnaud
02/23/1924 – 07/22/2000
  Christopher C. Kraft, Jr.
American aeronautical engineer, known as the father of NASA's Mission Control Center
02/28/1924 – 07/22/2019
  Al Rosen
American baseball player and baseball executive
02/29/1924 – 03/13/2015

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