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 1 
Tim Cook
(Chief Executive Officer of 'Apple Inc.')
Tim Cook
59
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 1, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Since taking over as the CEO of Apple, Inc. in 2011, till 2020, Tim Cook has, through his dedication, doubled its profits. He was the first Fortune 500 CEO to “come out” as gay, in 2014. A devoted philanthropist, Tim intends to donate most of his stocks to charity.
 2 
Hank Aaron
(One of the Greatest Baseball Players in History)
Hank Aaron
34
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 5, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: January 22, 2021

Baseball player Hank Aaron, also known as Hammer or Hammerin' Hank, is remembered for his stint with the MLB teams Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves and Milwaukee Brewers. He also competed as part of the Negro League team Indianapolis Clowns. He was named to The Sporting News 100 Greatest Baseball Players.

 3 
DeMarcus Cousins
(Basketball player, Center)
DeMarcus Cousins
16
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 13, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
 4 
Satchel Paige
(American Professional Baseball Pitcher)
Satchel Paige
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 7, 1906
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: June 8, 1982

Legendary baseball pitcher Satchel Paige was part of the MLB and the Negro League Baseball. The National Baseball Hall of Fame inductee began his career playing for the Chattanooga Black Lookouts and later played for teams such as the Cleveland Indians. He was the American League’s first black pitcher.

 5 
Orlando Jones
(Comedians)
Orlando Jones
3
Birthdate: April 10, 1968
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 6 
Ozzie Smith
(Baseball player)
Ozzie Smith
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 26, 1954
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 7 
Lloyd Austin
(Military personnel)
Lloyd Austin
10
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 8, 1953
Sun Sign: Leo
 8 
Eugene Sledge
(Biologist, Soldier, Academic, University teacher, Writer)
Eugene Sledge
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 4, 1923
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: March 3, 2001

Eugene Sledge was a US Marine, author, and university professor. He is remembered for chronicling his Second World War combat experiences in a memoir titled With the Old Breed, which was used as source material for a television documentary miniseries titled The War. The memoir also inspired the 2010 HBO miniseries, The Pacific, where Sledge was played by Joseph Mazzello.

 9 
Laverne Cox
(First Transgender Person To Appear on Cover of 'Time' Magazine)
Laverne Cox
64
Birthdate: May 29, 1972
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 10 
Flo Milli
(Rapper)
Flo Milli
20
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 9, 2000
Sun Sign: Capricorn
 11 
Jeremiah Denton
(Politician)
Jeremiah Denton
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 15, 1924
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: March 28, 2014
 12 
Tee Martin
(Football Coach)
Tee Martin
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 25, 1978
Sun Sign: Leo
 13 
A. J. McCarron
(American football player)
A. J. McCarron
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 13, 1990
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 14 
JaMarcus Russell
(Former American Football Quarterback)
JaMarcus Russell
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 9, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
NFL quarterback JaMarcus Russell gained fame since his LSU days, having won the MVP there. He was then drafted by the Oakland Raiders. He was released after 2 years, due to his inconsistency and alleged lack of work ethics, thus becoming the biggest disappointment of the team. 
 15 
Bubba Wallace
(American Professional Stock Car Racing Driver)
Bubba Wallace
19
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 8, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
 16 
Lonnie Johnson
(Inventor, Aerospace engineer)
Lonnie Johnson
1
Birthdate: October 6, 1949
Sun Sign: Libra
 17 
Kadarius Toney
(American Football Player)
Kadarius Toney
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 27, 1999
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 18 
Alva Belmont
(socialite)
Alva Belmont
3
Birthdate: January 17, 1853
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: January 26, 1933

Alva Belmont was an American socialite who played a major role in the women's suffrage movement in the United States of America. Remembered for her intelligence, energy, and strong opinions, Belmont is credited with founding the Political Equality League which aimed at promoting suffrage-supporting politicians. Alva Belmont is also credited with co-founding the National Woman's Party in 1916.

 19 
Jake Coker
(American football player)
Jake Coker
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 4, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 20 
Derrick Coleman
(Basketball player)
Derrick Coleman
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 21, 1967
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
 21 
Archibald Gracie IV
(American Historian, Writer and Investor)
Archibald Gracie IV
3
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 15, 1858
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: December 4, 1912

Best known as the author of The Truth About The Titanic (currently Titanic: A Survivor's Story), Archibald Gracie IV was one of the few who survived the sinking of RMS Titanic. Beginning his career as colonel of the 7th New York Militia, he later became a real estate agent, concurrently carrying out researches on history, particularly the Battle of Chickamauga.

 22 
Mark Barron
(American football player)
Mark Barron
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 27, 1989
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 23 
Vince Dooley
(Basketball player, American football player)
Vince Dooley
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 4, 1932
Sun Sign: Virgo
 24 
Chris Samuels
(American football player)
Chris Samuels
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 28, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 25 
La'Mical Perine
(American football player)
La'Mical Perine
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 30, 1998
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 26 
Aron Jóhannsson
(Icelandic-American Footballer Who Plays for the US National Team)
Aron Jóhannsson
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 10, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Born to Icelandic parents in the US, footballer Aron Jóhannsson moved to Iceland at age 3. Starting his senior career with Fjölnir, he later had successful stints with the Dutch club AZ and the Danish club AGF. While he initially represented the Iceland U21 team, he later switched to the US national team.

 27 
Nick Fairley
(American football player)
Nick Fairley
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 23, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 28 
Juan Pierre
(Baseball player)
Juan Pierre
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 14, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
 29 
Fayard Nicholas
(Choreographer)
Fayard Nicholas
1
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: October 20, 1914
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: January 24, 2006
 30 
Erick Walder
(American Former Long Jumper)
Erick Walder
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 5, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 31 
Leon Lett
(American Football Player)
Leon Lett
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 12, 1968
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 32 
Rodney Hudson
(American Football Player)
Rodney Hudson
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 12, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 33 
Jaleel Cousins
(Basketball player)
Jaleel Cousins
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 1, 1993
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
 34 
Jaquiski Tartt
(American Football Player)
Jaquiski Tartt
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 18, 1992
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 35 
James Reese Europe
(Composer)
James Reese Europe
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 22, 1880
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: May 9, 1919
 36 
Regina Benjamin
(Surgeon General of the United States)
Regina Benjamin
2
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: October 26, 1956
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Famed for her dedicated service to underserved community in Bayou La Batre, Alabama, American physician Regina Mercia Benjamin held several important positions including that of the 18th Surgeon General of the United States. Throughout her career, she worked for the disadvantaged people, focusing on preventive health measures, mortgaging her home to rebuild Bayou La Batre Health Clinic after Hurricane Katrina.

 37 
Cleon Jones
(Baseball Player)
Cleon Jones
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 4, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
 38 
Rich Caster
(American football player)
Rich Caster
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 16, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 39 
Tommie Aaron
(Baseball player)
Tommie Aaron
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 5, 1939
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: August 16, 1984
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 40 
Jeff Malone
(Basketball player, Basketball coach)
Jeff Malone
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 28, 1961
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 41 
Robert Brazile
(American football player)
Robert Brazile
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 7, 1953
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 42 
Lindsey Harding
(Basketball coach)
Lindsey Harding
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 12, 1984
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 43 
Cootie Williams
(Trumpeter)
Cootie Williams
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 10, 1911
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: September 15, 1985
 44 
Kathryn P. Hire
(Astronaut)
Kathryn P. Hire
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 26, 1959
Sun Sign: Virgo
 45 
Darius Philon
(American football player)
Darius Philon
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 22, 1994
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 46 
Alexis Herman
(Politician, Sociologist)
Alexis Herman
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 16, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
 47 
Breaunna Womack
(Musical Artist)
Breaunna Womack
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 23, 1995
Sun Sign: Aries
 48 
Benny Benjamin
(Jazz musician)
Benny Benjamin
5
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 25, 1925
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: April 20, 1969
 49 
Ted Radcliffe
(Baseball Player)
Ted Radcliffe
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 7, 1902
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: August 11, 2005
 50 
Loren Jordan
(American Reality TV Star and Member of TV Show ‘Bad Girls Club’)
Loren Jordan
2
Birthdate: October 25, 1989
Sun Sign: Scorpio