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CENTENNIAL BIRTHDAYS

Departed Individuals of Note Who Would Have Turned 100

~ May & June 2024 ~ 

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  Art Fleming
American game show host, Jeopardy!
05/01/1924 – 04/25/1995
  Theodore Bikel
Austrian-born American actor, The Defiant Ones, My Fair Lady
05/02/1924 – 07/21/2015
  Tom O'Horgan
American stage director, Broadway's Hair, Jesus Christ Superstar
05/03/1924 – 01/11/2009
  Isadore Singer
American mathematician, co-developed the Atiyah-Singer index theorem
05/03/1924 – 02/11/2021
  Patricia Kennedy Lawford
American socialite, sister of President John F. Kennedy
05/06/1924 – 09/17/2006
  Claribel Alegría
Nicaraguan poet
05/12/1924 – 01/25/2018
  Dawda Jawara
Gambian prime minister (1962–1970) and president (1970–1994)
05/16/1924 – 08/27/2019
  Peggy Cass
American actress, Auntie Mame, and game show panelist, To Tell the Truth
05/21/1924 – 03/08/1999
  Charles Aznavour
French singer, songwriter, and actor
05/22/1924 – 10/01/2018
  Patricia Roberts Harris
American government official, first African-American woman to serve in a presidential cabinet
05/31/1924 – 03/23/1985
  William Sloane Coffin
American clergyman and peace activist
06/01/1924 – 04/12/2006
  Colleen Dewhurst
Canadian-born actress, Annie Hall, Broadway's A Moon for the Misbegotten
06/03/1924 – 08/22/1991
  Dennis Weaver
American actor, Duel, TV's Gunsmoke, McCloud
06/04/1924 – 02/24/2006
  Dolores Gray
American singer and actress, Kismet, The Opposite Sex
06/07/1924 – 06/26/2002
  Tony Britton
English actor, Sunday Bloody Sunday, TV's Don't Wait Up
06/09/1924 – 12/22/2019
  George Bush
American president (1989–1993)
06/12/1924 – 11/30/2018
  Lucky Thompson
American jazz saxophonist
06/16/1924 – 07/30/2005
  George Mikan
American basketball player
06/18/1924 – 06/01/2005
  Chet Atkins
American country-and-western guitarist and record company executive
06/20/1924 – 06/30/2001
  Sidney Lumet
American motion picture director, 12 Angry Men, Serpico, Network
06/25/1924 – 04/09/2011

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