#220 Jackie Coogan aka The Kid is Uncle Fester


John Leslie Coogan (October 26, 1914 – March 1, 1984) was an American actor and comedian who began his movie career as a child actor in Charlie Chaplin's film classic The Kid (1921).  This made him one of the first child stars in film history.         https://youtu.be/mCeP0PYyRCg Later on he sued his…

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Tripp Palin-Johnston son of Bristol


There was an article in the New York Post today about Dakota Meyer's poor treatment of his stepson, so I was interested in the boy's chart.  He was born at 5:30 am in Palmer Alaska on December 27, 2008, making him 10 years old at his next birthday. His ascendant is 15 Scorpio, or "children…

Mashing it up with Alan Alda


Alan Alda is Irish-Italian and the son of actor Robert Alda and Josephine Browne, who was the New York state beauty-pageant winner.  He was their only child born  Alphonso Joseph D'Abruzzo on January 28, 1936 in Brooklyn.   Robert and Josephine (Joan) were married 31 December 1932 and divorced in 1948 because of her unstable…

Call me Omarosa


  Omarose Onee Manigault Newman is her real name but all you read is Omarosa.  She was born on February 5, 1974 in Youngstown, Ohio.  Her stated birth time is 10:54 PM that gives her a 06.36 Libra Ascendant, frankly we think it's a minute two shy of her real ascendant at 08 Libra, but…

Chef Anthony Bourdain


Here are some key facts: Anthony Michael Bourdain was born in 1956 in New York. His father was a classical music executive with Columbia Records and of French descent. His mother was a New York Times copy editor and Jewish descent. He raised as an agnostic. He married his high-school sweetheart, Nancy Putkoski, from 1985…

Al Franken is a big fat slob


The Franken chart is unrectified but as shown on the public sites. It works for me and it seems, him too.                                                                        from Humble Beginnings Alan Stuart Franken  was born on May 21, 1951 in Brooklyn, New York. His father Joseph Franken, was a printing salesman of German Jewish background while his mother Phoebe Franken…

Meghan Markle goes back to her roots.


Something about Meghan Markle's great-uncle, Mike Markle was an amateur genealogist and he investigated the Markle line.  Markle discovered that their paternal great-great-great-grandmother was New Hampshire landowner Mary Hussey Smith (1823–1908), a descendant of nobleman John Hussey, 1st Baron Hussey of Sleaford, who was beheaded in 1537 at the order of King Henry VIII because…

Sewing Mistress, Nancy Zieman


  Nancy Zieman, host of the public television show "Sewing With Nancy," in 1988. CreditMilwaukee Journal Sentinel Nancy Zieman, who became an unlikely television star through the humblest of shows, “Sewing With Nancy,” which ran for 35 years on public television, died on Nov. 14 at her home in Beaver Dam, Wis. She was 64. The…