Famous People Born in 1919
Baseball Player / 1919 - 1972
Jackie Robinson became the first black player in the major leagues in 1947, signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers. He was named Rookie of the Year in 1947, National League MVP in 1949 and a World Series champ in 1955.
Nat King Cole
Film Actor, Television Actor, Pianist, Singer, Television Personality / 1919 - 1965
Nat King Cole became the first African-American performer to host a variety TV series in 1956. He's best known for his soft baritone voice and for singles like "The Christmas Song," "Mona Lisa" and "Nature Boy."
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