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Miami Beach, FL

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.miamibeachfl.gov/

Population:
87933 (2000 census)

County:
Miami-Dade County

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Talmudic University
1974
Miami Beach High School, Miami Beach, FL
1926

MUSEUM

MuseumFounded
Bass Museum of Art
1963
Jewish Museum of Florida
1936

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Laila Ali
Boxing
30-Dec-1977   Daughter of Muhammad Ali
Letitia Baldrige
Author
9-Feb-1926 29-Oct-2012 Etiquette columnist
Cheryl Hines
Actor
21-Sep-1965   Curb Your Enthusiasm
Lawrence Kasdan
Film/TV Producer
14-Jan-1949   The Big Chill
Everett McGill
Actor
21-Oct-1945   Big Ed from Twin Peaks
Gina Philips
Actor
10-May-1975   Jeepers Creepers
Brett Ratner
Film Director
28-Mar-1969   Red Dragon
Steve Spurrier
Football
20-Apr-1945   Head Coach, South Carolina Gamecocks

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
George Abbott
Playwright
25-Jun-1887 31-Jan-1995 Damn Yankees
George Blaisdell
Inventor
5-Jun-1895 3-Oct-1978 Zippo cigarette lighter
Marcus A. Coolidge
Politician
6-Oct-1865 23-Jan-1947 US Senator from Massachusetts, 1931-37
Dixie Dunbar
Actor
19-Jan-1919 29-Aug-1991 1930s actress
Nelson Eddy
Singer
29-Jun-1901 6-Mar-1967 Phantom of the Opera
Harvey Firestone
Business
20-Dec-1868 7-Feb-1938 Rubber tire baron
Vic Ghezzi
Golf
19-Oct-1910 30-May-1976 Winner, 1941 PGA Championship
Maurice Gibb
Bassist
22-Dec-1949 12-Jan-2003 Bassist and vocalist of Bee Gees
Margaret Hayes
Actor
5-Dec-1916 26-Jan-1977 Blackboard Jungle
Meyer Lansky
Criminal
2-Jul-1902 15-Jan-1983 The brains behind the Mafia's money
Gianni Versace
Fashion Designer
2-Dec-1946 16-Jul-1997 Fashion designer murdered by Andrew Cunanan
Bill W.
Activist
26-Nov-1895 24-Jan-1971 Alcoholics Anonymous cofounder



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