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Angela Bailey was a Canadian sprinter who still holds the national record in the 100 metres, running it in 10.98 in 1987. She won an Olympic silver medal in the 4×100 metres relay in 1984.
Dusty Hill was the bassist who played with ZZ Top for over 50 years. You can hear Dusty's vocals on the hit "Tush."
Peter Trueman was the original anchor for Global News, well known for his commentaries in the last minutes of each broadcast which he would end by saying "That is not news. But that, too, is reality". He worked for the Global Television Network between 1974 and July 1988.
Jackie Mason was a rabbi-turned-comedian best known for his sharp wit and piercing social commentary, often about being Jewish, men and women and his own inadequacies. He voiced Krusty's father Rabbi Hyman Krustofsky on The Simpsons. Season three's Like Father, Like Clown remains a personal favourite.
Dolores Claman was the composer behind the former "Hockey Night in Canada" theme song. She also wrote A Place To Stand, a jam Retrontario kicked out when he visited in 2017.
He was the rapper best known for the hit "Just A Friend."
Charlie Robinson was the actor who played Mac on Night Court.
Paul "Mr. Wonderful" Orndorff joined the World Wrestling Federation in 1983 and quickly ascended up the card. Following his main event at WrestleMania I, Orndorff turned babyface and formed an alliance with Hulk Hogan until an infamous heel turn in the summer of 1986. That August, Hogan versus Orndorff would
Richard Donner was the film director who helped create the modern superhero blockbuster with 1978's Superman and mastered the buddy comedy with the Lethal Weapon franchise.
René Robert was a member of the "French Connection" and played for the Buffalo Sabres from 1971-1979, including the team's run to the Stanley Cup Final in 1975.
Tom Kurvers was the NHL defenseman traded from New Jersey to the Toronto Maple Leafs for a draft pick ultimately used to draft Scott Niedermayer.
Frank Bonner was the actor best known for portraying Herb Tarlek on WKRP in Cincinnati.
Ned Beatty was the prolific actor who made his film debut in 1972’s "Deliverance" and delivered memorable performances in classics like 1976’s "Network" and 1978’s "Superman."
B. J. Thomas was the singer widely known for his hit songs of the 1960s and 1970s, which appeared on the pop, country, and Christian music charts, and included recordings of the Mark James song "Hooked on a Feeling" and the Burt Bacharach and Hal David song "Raindrops Keep Fallin'
Gavin MacLeod was the actor best known for playing Joseph "Happy" Haines on McHale's Navy, Murray Slaughter on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Captain Merrill Stubing on The Love Boat.
Paul Soles was a prolific actor who voiced the title character in the 1960s Spider-Man cartoon, and portrayed Hermey in the 1964 television special Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. In that Spider-Man cartoon, Paul worked with his cousin Bernard Cowan. Bernard's son Elliott appeared on Toronto Mike'd to celebrate his career.
Paul Mooney is the comedian who wrote for Richard Pryor, played Sam Cooke in The Buddy Holly Story and Junebug in Bamboozled, and appeared on Chappelle's Show.
Charles Grodin was the actor who appeared in the films The Heartbreak Kid, Midnight Run, Dave, The Woman in Red, Rosemary's Baby and Heaven Can Wait.
Lloyd Price was an early rock 'n roll star and enduring maverick whose hits included such up-tempo favourites as "Lawdy Miss Clawdy," "Personality" and the "Stagger Lee, which reached #1 in 1959.
Tawny Kitaen appeared in several music videos for the rock group Whitesnake in the 1980s. She also portrayed Tom Hanks’ girlfriend in “Bachelor Party” and appeared in “Witchboard,” “White Hot” and “Dead Tides.”
Olympia Dukakis was the actress who won the Academy Award for best supporting actress for her performance in Moonstruck as Cher's mother. That was also the year her cousin Michael ran for POTUS.
Miroslav Frycer was the NHL right winger who joined the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1981-82 season. He's play for the Leafs through the 1987-88 season peaking in 1985-86 when he scored 32 goals and added 43 points in 73 games. He was also a part of the Tears Are
Shock G a.k.a Humpty Hump was the rapper and lead vocalist for Digital Underground, best known for the singles "Doowutchyalike", "The Humpty Dance", "Same Song" and "Kiss You Back."
Jim Steinman was the musician who wrote all of the songs for Meat Loaf’s classic album, Bat Out Of Hell, as well as Bonnie Tyler's “Total Eclipse of the Heart”, Air Supply's “Making Love Out Of Nothing At All” and Celine Dion's “It’s All Coming Back To Me
DMX was the rapper known for hits like "Party Up (Up in Here)" and actor best known for films such as Belly, Romeo Must Die, Exit Wounds, Cradle 2 the Grave and Last Hour.