History Hop Tags - Willie

Willie - Notable Historical Events

Walt DisneyJul 29, 1928

Joe DiMaggioJul 1, 1941

Willie SuttonFeb 9, 1947

Willie MaysMay 25, 1951

Stan MusialJun 28, 1957

Hank AaronJun 10, 1972

Pete RoseJun 19, 1973

Willie RandolphDec 11, 1975

Willie NelsonOct 8, 1979

Keith HernandezNov 13, 1979

Mike SchmidtAug 28, 1987

Howard JohnsonAug 20, 1989

Nolan RyanJun 11, 1990

Andre DawsonSep 22, 1990

Barry BondsSep 19, 1992

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Willie - Historical Events
Date Event
1860-10-17

1st British Golf Open: Willie Park Snr shoots a 164 at Prestwick Club, Scotland

1893-06-10

27th Belmont: Willie Simms aboard Commanche wins in 1:53.25

1894-06-19

28th Belmont: Willie Simms aboard Henry of Navarre wins in 1:56.5

1896-05-06

22nd Kentucky Derby: Willie Simms aboard Ben Brush wins in 2:07.75

1897-06-19

Wee Willie Keeler's 44 game hitting streak ends

1898-05-04

24th Kentucky Derby: Willie Simms aboard Plaudit wins in 2:09

1898-06-11

23rd Preakness: Willie Simms riding Sly Fox wins in 1:49.75

1899-09-15

5th US Golf Open: Willie Smith shoots a 315 at Baltimore CC MD

1901-06-15

7th US Golf Open: Willie Anderson shoots a 331 at Myopia Hunt Club MA

1903-06-27

9th US Golf Open: Willie Anderson shoots a 307 at Baltusrol GC NJ

1904-07-09

10th US Golf Open: Willie Anderson shoots a 303 at Glen View Club IL

1905-09-22

11th US Golf Open: Willie Anderson shoots a 314 at Myopia Club Mass

1909-05-12

34th Preakness: Willie Doyle aboard Effendi wins in 1:39.8

1916-05-04

Ned Daly, Willie Pearse, Michael O'Hanrahan and Joseph Plunkett are executed by British authorities following the Easter Rising, at Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin

1925-06-05

29th US Golf Open: Willie Macfarlane shoots a 291 at Worcester CC Mass

1928-07-29

Walt Disney's "Steamboat Willie" is released

1928-09-19

Mickey Mouse's screen debut (Steamboat Willie at Colony Theater NYC)

1928-11-18

Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse appears in NY in "Steamboat Willie"

1935-05-04

61st Kentucky Derby: Willie Saunders aboard Omaha wins in 2:05

1935-05-11

61st Preakness: Willie Saunders aboard Omaha wins in 1:58.4

1935-06-08

67th Belmont: Willie Saunders aboard Omaha wins in 2:30.6

1939-01-24

Eddie Collins, Willie Keeler & George Sisler elected to Hall of Fame

1941-07-01

Joe DiMaggio on way to 56, ties Willie Keeler's 44 game hit streak

1941-07-02

DiMaggio breaks Willie Keeler's 44 game hitting streak (45th of 56)

1943-07-06

US destroyer William D Porter [Willie Dee] launched

1945-06-10

US destroyer William D Porter ("Willie Dee") sunk by kamikaze

1947-02-09

Bank robber Willie Sutton escapes jail in Philadelphia

1949-02-11

Willie Pep recaptures world featherweight boxing title

1950-03-09

Willie Sutton robs Manufacturers Bank of $64,000 in NYC

1951-05-25

NY Giant Willie Mays 1st major league game (goes 0 for 5)

1951-05-28

After going 0-for-12, Willie Mays connects for his 1st major league home run

1953-05-13

NY Giants Willie Mays & Darryl Spencer each hit 2 HRs & a triple

1953-10-18

Willie Thrower becomes 1st black NFL quarterback in modern times

1953-12-31

Willie Shoemaker shatters record, riding 485 winners in a year

1954-09-14

Giants' Willie Mays gets 82nd extra-base hit, breaks Mel Ott's record

1954-09-29

Willie Mays famous over-the-shoulder catch of Vic Wertz' 460' drive

1955-09-18

Willie Mays hits record tying 9th HR at Ebbets Field (ties Joe Adcock)

1955-09-20

Willie Mays (Giants) homers off Vern Law (Pirates) in both ends of DH

1955-09-20

Willie Mays is 7th player to reach 50 HRS in a season

1956-04-17

Willie Mosconi sinks 150 consecutive balls in a billiard tournament

1956-08-03

Willie Williams of US sets 100 meter record at 10.1

1957-06-28

Frick overrules & names Stan Musial, Willie Mays, & Hank Aaron to team

1958-12-31

Willie Shoemaker 1st jockey to win national riding championship 4X

1959-07-30

In his major league debut, SF Giant Willie McCovey goes 4-for-4

1959-08-02

SF Giants 1st baseman Willie McCovey hits 1st of his 521 HRs

1959-11-17

Giants slugger Willie McCovey wins NL Rookie of Year

1961-04-30

SF Giant Willie Mays hits 4 HRs in a game

1961-06-29

Willie Mays is 4th major leaguer with 3 or more HRs twice in a season

1962-04-30

Willie Mays hits 4 HRs

1963-02-20

Willie Mays (SF Giants) signs a record $100,000 per year contract

1963-07-02

Giant Willie Mays' HR in 16th inning gives them a 1-0 win over Braves

1963-07-09

All star MVP: Willie Mays (SF Giants)

1965-05-04

Willie Mays 512th HR breaks Mel Ott's 511th NL record

1965-08-29

Willie Mays sets NL record for HRs in a month with his 17th of August

1965-09-13

Willie Mays's 500th HR (off Don Nottebart), Giants 11th straight win

1965-11-09

Willie Mays named NL MVP

1966-02-11

SF Giant Willie Mays signs highest contract, $130,000 per year

1966-05-05

Willie Mays hit his 512th HR

1966-08-17

Willie Mays takes 2nd place on all-time HR list

1968-05-22

Pitts Pirate Willie Stargell hits 3 HRs, a double & a single

1968-07-09

All star MVP: Willie Mays (SF Giants)

1969-07-23

All star MVP: Willie McCovey (SF Giants)

1969-08-04

Willie Stargell is 1st to hit a HR outside of Dodger Stadium

1969-08-05

Pirate Willie Stargell is 1st to hit a ball out of Dodger Stadium

1969-09-22

SF Giant Willie Mays, becomes second player to hit 600 home runs

1969-11-20

SF Giant Willie McCovey edges Tom Seaver as NL MVP

1970-01-17

Sporting News names Willie Mays as Player of the Decade for the 1960s

1970-06-07

Jockey Willie Shoemaker passes Johnny Longden with his 6,033 win

1970-07-18

Willie Mays becomes 10th baseball player to get 3,000 hits

1970-08-01

Willie Stargell (Pirates) ties record of 5 extra base hits in a game

1970-12-05

LA Rams Willie Ellison sets NFL record of 247 yards rushing

1971-05-30

Willie Mays hits his 638th HR, sets NL record of 1,950 runs scored

1971-06-06

Willie Mays hits record 22nd & last extra inning HR

1972-05-11

Giants trade Willie Mays to Mets for pitcher Charlie Williams & cash

1972-05-14

In Willie Mays 1st game as a NY Met his homer beats SF Giants, 5-4

1972-06-10

Hank Aaron's grandslammer (14) ties him for NL lead with Gil Hodges & moves him ahead of Willie Mays as #2 HR hitter (649)

1973-06-19

Pete Rose & Willie Davis both get career hit # 2,000

1973-07-15

Willie McCovey becomes 15th to hit 400 HRs

1973-07-19

Willie Mays named to NL all star team for 24th time (ties Musial)

1973-08-17

Willie Mays hits 660th & last HR (off Don Gullett of Cincinnati)

1973-09-20

Willie Mays announces retirement at end of 1973 season

1973-09-25

Mets beat Expos 2-1 on Willie Mays Night at Shea Stadium

1973-10-14

Willie Mays last hit, as Mets beat A's in World Series game 2 A's Mike Andrews makes 2 errors, prompting owner Finley to remove him

1973-10-25

SF Giants trade Willie McCovey to SD Padres for pitcher Mike Caldwell

1973-12-05

Dodgers trade Willie Davis to Expos for relief pitcher Mike Marshall

1975-12-11

Great Yankee trade getting Willie Randolph, Dock Ellis & Ken Brett from Pirates for George "Doc" Medich

1977-06-27

Willie McCovey smashes 2 HRs in inning for 2nd time (Apr 12, 1973)

1977-06-29

Willie Stargell hits his 400th career HR

1977-08-01

SF Giant Willie McCovey hits NL record 18th grand slammer

1978-06-30

Giants' Willie McCovey becomes 12th to hit 500 HRs

1979-01-23

Willie Mays elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

1979-06-06

Willie Horton becomes 43rd player to hit 300 HRs in the majors

1979-06-09

Willie Horton is honored at Seattle's Kingdome

1979-06-14

NY Giants Willie McCovey 513th HR is an NL lefty record

1979-08-05

Willie Mays, Warren Giles, & Hack Wilson inducted in Hall of Fame

1979-09-16

KC's Willie Wilson hits 5th inside-the-park HR (most since 1925)

1979-10-08

13th Country Music Association Award: Willie Nelson, Kenny Rogers & Barbara Mandrell wins

1979-11-13

Willie Stargell & Keith Hernandez share NL MVP Award NL

1980-05-03

Giants 1st baseman Willie McCovey hits his 521st & final HR

1980-07-10

Willie Jones hospitalized for heat stroke with record 46.5°C temp

1980-09-18

Royals Willie Wilson steals AL-record 28 consecutive base

1982-09-06

Pittsburgh Pirates retire Willie Stargell's #

1982-10-11

16th Country Music Association Award: Willie Nelson & Ricky Skagg

1983-05-09

18th Academy of Country Music Awards: Alabama & Willie Nelson

1984-10-30

Tigers reliever Willie Hernandez wins AL Cy Young Award

1984-11-06

Willie Hernandez wins AL MVP Award

1985-03-03

Willie Shoemaker becomes 1st jockey to win $100 million

1985-03-18

Commissioner Peter Ueberroth reinstates Willie Mays & Mickey Mantle

1985-06-16

Willie Banks of USA sets triple jump record (58 feet 11 inches) in Indianapolis

1985-09-15

Willie Nelson's Farm Aid concert

1986-01-08

Willie McCovey is 16th elected to Hall of Fame in his 1st year

1986-08-03

Willie McCovey, Bobby Doerr, & Ernie Lombardi inducted in Hall of Fame

1987-08-28

Mike Schmidt passes Ted Williams & Willie McCovey with 522 HRs

1988-01-12

Willie Stargell (Pitts Pirate), elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

1988-07-31

Willie Stargell became 200th man inducted in Baseball's Hall of Fame

1989-08-20

Howard Johnson joins Barry Bonds & Willie Mays to hit 30 HRs & steal 30 bases

1990-06-11

Nolan Ryan pitches his 6th no-hitter beating Oakland, in 9th he retires Ken Phelps, Rickey Henderson & Willie Randolph (all ex Yanks)

1990-09-22

Andre Dawson steals his 300th base & is only player other than Willie Mays to have 300 HRs, 300 steals & 2,000 hits

1990-12-03

NL batting champ Willie McGee signs as a free agent with SF Giants

1992-02-02

IRS & Willie Nelson settle on $9M tax bill (of $16.7M)

1992-09-19

Barry Bonds joins Willie Mays, Howard Johnson & Ron Gant as having (2) 30-HR/30-steal seasons

1992-11-01

23rd NYC Marathon won by Willie Mtolo in 2:09:29

1997-03-05

Tommy Lasorda, Nellie Fox & Willie Wells for Hall of Fame

2004-04-13

Barry Bonds hits his 661st career home run, passing Willie Mays on the all-time list

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Willie - Notable Birthdays

Willie SuttonJun 30, 1901

Willie MaysMay 6, 1931

Willie NelsonApr 29, 1933

Willie RandolphJul 6, 1954

Willie - Birthdays
Date Event
1872-03-03

Wee Willie Keeler, outfielder (Baltimore Orioles); hit .432 in 1897

1879-06-22

Eugenie Forde, Wild and Willie

1884-11-09

Willie Hopkins, Swat the Fly

1886-04-13

Willie Howard, Between the Acts at the Opera

1887-10-11

Willie Hoppe, Columbia World of Sports 4801: The Willie Hoppe Story

1889-06-29

Willie MacFarlane, Scottish golfer (d. 1961)

1890-9-14

Willie Keeler, The Cock-Eyed World

1897-01-22

"Blind" Willie Johnson American blues/spiritual singer and guitarist

1897-12-26

Willie Corsari, [Wilhelmina A Schmidt], Dutch writer

1898-12-09

Emmett Kelly, Sedan KS, circus clown (Weary Willie)

1900-02-02

Willie Kamm, MLB third baseman (d. 1988)

1900-12-29

Willie Humphrey, jazz Clarinetist

1901-05-05

Blind Willie McTell, American ragtime singer and guitarist (d. 1959)

1901-06-30

Willie Sutton, Brooklyn New York, American bank robber

1902-10-31

Willie Shaw, race car driver (Indy 500-1937, 39, 40)

1904-06-23

Willie Mae "Mother" Smith, gospel singer/evangelist folk artist

1908-08-30

Willie Bryant, New Orleans La, singer (Sugar Hill Times)

1908-11-09

Gurdial Singh, Wee Willie Winkie

1909-12-09

John Willie, The Perils of Gwendoline in the Land of the Yik Yak

1910-05-06

Mary Loos, When Willie Comes Marching Home

1910-12-05

Abraham L Polonsky, US writer/director (Tell them Willie Boy is Here)

1911-9-16

Willie Sjöberg, Son of the Sea

1913-03-04

Willie Johnson (guitarist), American guitarist (d. 1995)

1913-06-27

Willie Mosconi, world champion pool player (1941-57)

1913-06-27

Willie Mosconi, Champion of the Cue

1914-01-04

Herman Franks, Willie Mays

1914-9-05

Willie Phelps, Bandits and Ballads

1915-07-01

Willie Dixon, Vicksburg Missisipi, blues artist (Walkin' the Blues, Mellow Down Easy)

1915-07-01

Willie Dixon, The Wolf of Wall Street

1915-12-19

Willie Mae Taylor, Honky Donkey

1916-02-24

Willie Gilbert, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

1916-05-27

Willie Best, High Sierra

1917-01-15

Tiny Timbrell, When Willie Comes Marching Home

1917-01-23

Leonard Lewin, Willie Mays

1917-05-05

June Lang, Wee Willie Winkie

1918-01-29

Bill Rigney, Willie Mays

1918-03-17

Willie Schwartz, Love and Sacrifice

1918-9-14

Philip A. Waxman, Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here

1920-01-01

Willie Fennell, Cathy's Child

1920-03-07

Willie Watson, cricketer (England batsman & soccer international)

1920-06-16

Willie Hoel, Fools in the Mountains

1920-07-11

Willie Forkner, The Wild One

1920-12-11

Willie Zapalec, We've Never Been Licked

1922-01-07

Alvin Dark, Willie Mays

1922-9-19

Willie Pep, Pound for Pound

1923-07-12

Sy Berger, Willie Mays

1923-07-14

Willie Steele, American Olympic gold medalist (d. 1989)

1924-01-08

Willie Lee Duckworth, Ice Age

1924-12-07

Willie Barrow, Hall Pass

1925-08-16

Willie Jones, American baseball player (d. 1983)

1925-08-16

Willie Jones, 1951 MLB All-Star Game

1925-10-24

Willie Mabon, Sing Beast Sing

1926-03-15

Willie Soo Hoo, China Gate

1926-06-11

Carlisle Floyd, Carlisle Floyd's Willie Stark

1926-12-06

Willie Dahl, Match Game 73

1927-02-03

Billy Wilson, Willie Jeffries

1927-12-11

Harry Lawton, Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here

1928-03-01

Willie Mitchell, Pulp Fiction

1928-12-21

Colleen Townsend, When Willie Comes Marching Home

1929-01-27

Willie Lamothe, Mustang

1930-02-20

Willie Cunningham, Northern Irish footballer

1930-04-12

John Antonelli, Willie Mays

1930-05-03

Willie Metcalf, Ray

1930-08-01

Julie Bovasso, Brooklyn NY, actress (Willie & Phil, Just Me & You)

1931-05-06

Willie Mays, Westfield Alabama, baseball centerfielder (Giants, NY Mets), "Say Hey Kid" (660 HRs, MVP 1954)

1931-05-06

Willie Mays, Willie Mays and the Say-Hey Kid

1931-08-19

Willie Shoemaker, jockey (won 8,833 of 40,350 starts)

1931-08-19

Willie Shoemaker, Episode dated 13 November 1975

1931-09-01

"Boxcar" Willie, singer

1931-10-11

Willie Pratt, Sensations of 1945

1931-9-01

Boxcar Willie, Sweet Dreams

1931-9-16

Little Willie Littlefield, Episode dated 8 April 2005

1932-04-11

Willie Moore, Come Back, Charleston Blue

1933-02-21

Willie Steyn, In der Wüste Okangawa

1933-04-29

Willie Nelson, Abbott Texas, American country singer (On the Road Again)

1933-04-30

Willie Nelson, Forrest Gump

1933-05-03

Willie Andréason, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

1933-07-28

Willie Sotelo, Ligaw na daigdig

1933-08-17

Jim Davenport, Willie Mays

1934-02-28

Willie Bobo, NYC, jazz drummer (Cos)

1934-02-28

Willie Bobo, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

1934-03-20

Willie Brown, American politician

1934-03-20

Willie Brown, George of the Jungle

1934-04-06

Willie Toweel, Brutal Glory

1934-07-11

Bob Allison, Willie Mays vs. Bob Allison

1934-07-24

Willie Davis, NFL defensive end (Cleveland Browns, Green Bay)

1934-07-24

Willie Davis, Jim Brown: All American

1934-10-07

Willie Naulls, NBA star (NY Knicks)

1934-10-07

Willie Naulls, Bill Russell

1934-11-29

Willie Morris, My Dog Skip

1935-03-30

Willie Galimore, Chicago Bears vs. Los Angeles Rams

1935-10-15

Willie O'Ree, Everybody Hates Gretzky

1935-10-28

Herman Boone, Willie Jeffries

1935-11-27

Willie Pastrano, Wild Rebels

1936-01-19

Willie 'Big Eyes' Smith, The Blues Brothers

1936-12-23

Willie Wood, Blood Equity

1937-01-04

Willie Jeffries, Episode dated 11 February 2009

1937-04-13

Don Pierce, Willie Shoemaker

1937-07-14

Willie Reed, The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till

1937-11-15

William E "Little Willie" John, [Woods], US R&B singer (Fever)

1937-11-15

Little Willie John, Her

1938-01-10

Willie "Stretch" McCovey, 1st baseman (SF Giant #44)

1938-01-10

Willie McCovey, First Annual All-Star Celebrity Baseball Game

1938-03-03

Willie Chambers, guitarist/vocalist (Chambers Brothers)

1938-03-03

Willie Chambers, Remember the Titans

1938-04-26

Willie Wood, bowler

1939-07-28

Willie Kupahu, Scarface

1939-11-17

Willie Richardson, Super Bowl III

1940-03-06

Willie Stargell, outfielder/1st baseman (Pirates, 1971 NL HR leader)

1940-03-06

Willie Stargell, Catch the Fever Promotional Campaign

1940-04-15

Willie Davis, Leo Durocher Meets Mister Ed

1940-06-06

Willie-John McBride, British rugby player

1940-06-06

Willie John McBride, End of the Golden Age

1940-08-28

Willie Mitchell, AFL-NFL World Championship Game

1940-09-08

Willie Tyler, Red Level Ala, ventriloquist (Lester)

1940-12-02

Willie Brown, NFL defensive back (Denver Broncos, Oakland Raiders)

1940-12-02

Willie Brown, Super Bowl XI

1940-9-08

Willie Tyler, Bunnicula, the Vampire Rabbit

1942-05-19

June 19 1942: Willie Frazier, El Dorado, AR, AFL/NFL tight end (Houston Oilers), (d. 2013)

1942-06-19

Willie Frazier, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Houston Oilers

1942-07-22

Willie Veerwindt, Sjors van de Rebellenclub

1942-08-14

Willie Dunn, These Are My People...

1942-10-18

Willie Horton, baseball slugger (Detroit Tigers)

1942-10-18

Willie Horton, A City on Fire: The Story of the '68 Detroit Tigers

1942-11-16

Willie Carson, Scottish jockey

1942-11-16

Willie Carson, Episode #3.112

1942-12-29

Willie Williams, New York Giants vs. Los Angeles Rams

1942-9-12

Big Willie Robinson III, Street Fury: Red Edition

1943-02-07

Nick Acocella, Willie Mays

1943-03-08

Willie King, A Love Song for Bobby Long

1943-06-08

Willie Davenport, Troy Alabama, American bobsledder/hurdler (Olympic-gold-1968)

1943-06-08

Willie Davenport, Fists of Freedom: The Story of the '68 Summer Games

1943-12-31

Mickey Gee, Willie and the Poor Boys

1944-01-10

Shelly Novack, Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here

1944-02-06

Willie Tee, Ray

1944-12-06

Willie Hutch, Precious

1945-02-17

Willie J L Swildens-Rozendal, Dutch MP (PvdA)

1945-03-12

Willie Parker, 1967 AFL Championship Game

1945-05-12

Willie Parnell, US singer (Archie Bell & the Drells)

1945-08-21

Willie Lanier, Breaking the Huddle: The Integration of College Football

1945-9-15

Willie Dirden, Arlington Road

1946-03-15

Bobby Bonds, Willie Mays

1946-09-07

Willie Crawford, American baseball player (d. 2004)

1946-9-07

Willie Crawford, Game 5

1948-02-28

Willie Donnell Smith

1948-04-01

Willie Montanez, 1977 MLB All-Star Game

1948-11-30

Willie Norwood, Last Wish

1948-12-28

Willie Parker, Buffalo Bills vs. Miami Dolphins

1949-04-26

Jimmy Hall, rocker (Wet Willie)

1949-09-02

Albert West[laken], Dutch singer (Dumb Willie)

1949-9-21

Willie Alexander, 1978 AFC Championship Game

1950-03-12

Willie Duggan, rugby football player

1950-03-26

Willie L. Benson, Terminal Velocity

1950-04-28

Willie Colon, Bronx NY, actor (Last Flight)

1950-04-28

Willie Colón, Carlito's Way

1950-07-10

Willie Ford, US R&B-singer (Dramatics-Me & Mrs Jones)

1950-07-30

Willie Harper, Super Bowl XVI

1950-08-08

Willie Hall, rocker

1950-08-08

Willie Hall, The Blues Brothers

1950-11-04

Willie Buchanon, 1981 AFC Championship Game

1951-01-11

Willie Maddren, English former footballer (d. 2000)

1951-07-12

Willie Horton, Episode dated 25 October 1988

1951-08-12

Willie Horton, American murderer and rapist

1953-07-24

Willie Shelby, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Cincinnati Bengals

1954-03-04

Willie Thorne, English snooker player

1954-03-04

Willie Thorne, 2015: Day 9, Part 3

1954-07-06

Willie Randolph, Holly Hill South Carolina, former New York Mets manager

1954-07-06

Willie Randolph, Charley's Baseball

1954-10-14

Willie Aikens, Game 6

1954-11-14

Willie Hernandez, 1984 MLB All-Star Game

1955-07-09

Willie Wilson, American baseball player

1955-07-09

Willie Wilson, 1983 MLB All-Star Game

1955-11-14

Willie Hernandez, pitcher (Cy Young Award)

1957-04-27

Willie Upshaw, Game 7

1958-04-05

Willie Tullis, Indianapolis Colts vs. Cleveland Browns

1958-11-02

Willie McGee, SF CA, outfielder (St Louis Cardinals, NL MVP-1985)

1958-11-02

Willie McGee, St. Louis Cardinals: Baseball Heaven

1960-07-15

Willie Aames, Newport Beach Ca, actor (8 is Enough, Paradise, Zapped)

1960-07-15

Willie Aames, Zapped!

1960-09-05

Willie Gault, bob sledder/NFL receiver (Chicago Bears, LA Raiders)

1960-9-05

Willie Gault, Cellular

1961-01-27

Willie Revillame, Masahol pa sa hayop

1962-04-01

Willie Botha, The Expendables 2

1963-04-28

Willie Drewrey, New York Jets vs. Houston Oilers

1964-02-20

Willie Garson, Groundhog Day

1964-02-21

Willie Pless, CFL linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos)

1964-09-09

Willie Broughton, NFL defensive tackle (NO Saints)

1964-9-09

Willie Broughton, San Francisco 49ers vs. New Orleans Saints

1965-03-07

[Willie] Flipper Anderson, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts)

1965-08-31

Willie Watson, cricket pace bowler (NZ)

1965-12-18

Willie Blair, Paintsville KY, pitcher (San Diego Padres)

1965-12-18

Willie Blair, Pittsburgh Pirates vs. San Diego Padres

1966-01-14

Willie Halliburton, Reggie's Prayer

1966-04-02

Willie Green, NFL wide reciever (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)

1966-04-02

Willie Green, Denver Broncos vs. Seattle Seahawks

1966-11-01

Willie D, American hip hop artist, famous for being a member of The Geto Boys

1966-11-01

Willie D., The Last Party

1967-01-08

Willie Anderson, US, NBA guard (NY Knicks, Olympic-bronze-1988)

1967-06-08

Willie Williams, WLAF tight end (Amsterdam Admirals)

1967-08-06

Willie Williams, NFL/CFL tackle (Toronto Argonauts, NO Saints)

1967-10-10

Willie Davis, NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs, Tennessee Oilers)

1967-10-10

Willie Davis, Baltimore Ravens vs. Tennessee Oilers

1967-11-06

Abbey Gale, Willie Wanker at the Fudge Packing Factory

1967-9-01

Willie Degel, Culinary Capital

1968-05-09

Willie Stewart, The Way He Makes Them Feel: A Michael Jackson Fan Documentary

1969-02-27

Willie Banks, US baseball pitcher (Chicago Cubs)

1970-04-18

Willie Roaf, The Changing of the Guard

1970-06-14

Willie Beamon, NFL cornerback (NY Giants)

1970-09-05

Willie Clay, NFL safety (Detroit Lions)

1970-12-12

Orlando Brown, Willie Jeffries

1970-12-26

Willie Williams, NFL cornerback (Pittsburgh Steelers, Seahawks)

1970-12-26

Willie Williams, Super Bowl XXX

1970-9-05

Willie Clay, Super Bowl XXXI

1971-08-16

Willie Jackson, NFL wide receiver (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1971-08-16

Willie Jackson, Cincinnati Bengals vs. Atlanta Falcons

1971-09-23

Willie Greene, Milledgville GA, infielder (Cin Reds)

1971-12-11

Willie McGinest, NFL outside linebacker (NE Patriots)

1971-12-11

Willie McGinest, Snoop Dogg

1971-12-18

Willie Speight, The Holloway Story

1972-01-06

Willie Clark, NFL cornerback (San Diego Chargers, Philadelphia Eagles)

1972-05-19

Willie Brown, NFL/WLAF linebacker (Seattle Seahawks. Rhein Fire)

1972-09-04

Danny Ponce, Waltham Mass, actor (Willie-Valerie/Hogan Family)

1973-01-16

Willie Whitehead, CFL defensive end (Hamilton Tiger Cats)

1973-02-13

Willie Smith, NFL linebacker (Detroit Lions)

1975-05-03

Willie Geist, Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular

1975-07-11

Willie Anderson, American football player

1975-07-11

Willie Anderson, 1996 NFL Draft

1976-01-26

Willie Adler, American guitar player

1977-04-23

Willie Mitchell, Canadian ice hockey player

1977-05-16

Chris 'Willie' Williams, Transformers

1977-11-27

Willie Bloomquist, Kansas City Royals vs. Anaheim Angels

1978-06-22

Willie Harris, Chicago Cubs vs. New York Mets

1980-04-15

Willie Mason, Australian Rugby League Player

1980-11-11

Willie Parker, American football player

1980-11-11

Willie Parker, Super Bowl XLIII

1982-9-19

Willie Reid, Pittsburgh Steelers at St. Louis Rams

1983-04-09

Willie Colon, Super Bowl XLIII

1985-12-28

Willie Stevens,

1986-12-21

Willie Grady, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

1987-08-27

Andrew Adams, Andrew & Willie's Vantastic Adventure

1988-12-15

Willie Thomas, Consultation

1991-08-04

Andorian Ramsey, Joe Willie's Friend

Willie - Notable Weddings

Willie SuttonOct 21, 1929

Willie MaysFeb 14, 1956

Willie NelsonJan 12, 1963

Willie - Weddings
Date Event
1929-10-21

Bank robber Willie Sutton (28) weds Louise Leudemann

1956-02-14

MLB center fielder Willie Mays (24) weds Margherite Wendell Chapman in NYC, New York

1963-01-12

Country singer Willie Nelson (29) weds singer Shirley Collie (31) in Las Vegas

1971-11-27

MLB center fielder Willie Mays (40) weds Mae Louise Allen in Mexico City

1991-09-16

Country singer Willie Nelson (58) weds Annie D'Angelo in Nashville, Tennessee

Willie - Notable Deaths

Willie SuttonNov 2, 1980

Willie - Deaths
Date Event
1933-03-04

Willie Walker, US jazz singer/guitarist (Dupree Blues), dies at 36

1940-09-05

Eugenie Forde, Wild and Willie

1945-04-16

Willie Fung, The Letter

1945-09-18

"Blind" Willie Johnson American blues/spiritual singer and guitarist (b. 1897)

1945-09-18

Blind Willie Johnson, Public Enemies

1949-01-14

Willie Howard, Between the Acts at the Opera

1949-08-29

Willie Hopkins, Swat the Fly

1951-10-04

Willie Moretti, American gangster (b. 1894)

1954-10-20

Willie Shaw, race car driver (Indy 500-1937, 39, 40), dies at 51

1957-01-23

Willie Edwards, US black, murdered by KKK at 25

1959-02-01

Willie Hoppe, Columbia World of Sports 4801: The Willie Hoppe Story

1959-08-15

Blind Willie McTell, American ragtime singer and guitarist (b. 1901)

1959-08-19

Blind Willie McTell, Le Havre

1962-02-27

Willie Best, actor (Charlie-My Little Margie), dies at 45

1962-02-27

Willie Best, High Sierra

1962-08-05

John Willie, The Perils of Gwendoline in the Land of the Yik Yak

1964-01-17

Willie Keeler, The Cock-Eyed World

1964-02-09

Willie Bryant, singer (Sugar Hill Times), dies at 55

1964-02-09

Willie Bryant, Basin Street Revue

1968-05-26

William E "Little Willie" John, US R&B-singer (Fever), dies at 30)

1968-05-27

Little Willie John, rocker, dies at 30

1978-05-27

Shelly Novack, Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here

1980-10-07

Willie Bloom, Around the World in Eighty Days

1980-11-02

Willie Sutton, American bank robber, dies at 79

1980-12-02

Willie Gilbert, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

1983-09-15

Willie Bobo, jazz drummer (Cos), dies at 49

1983-09-15

Willie Bobo, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

1983-10-18

Willie Jones, 1951 MLB All-Star Game

1984-04-22

Willie Moore, Come Back, Charleston Blue

1984-10-20

Willie Sjöberg, Son of the Sea

1985-04-19

Willie Mabon, Sing Beast Sing

1986-06-15

Willie Hoel, Fools in the Mountains

1987-01-30

Angelo Rutherford, actor (Willie-Gentle Ben), dies at 32

1989-05-07

Willie Covan, The Duke Is Tops

1989-09-19

Willie Steele, American Olympic gold medalist (b. 1923)

1990-08-03

Willie Schwartz, Love and Sacrifice

1991-06-12

Gurdial Singh, Wee Willie Winkie

1992-01-29

Willie Dixon, blues composer (I'm a Man, Backdoor Man), dies at 76

1992-01-29

Willie Dixon, The Wolf of Wall Street

1992-05-07

Tiny Timbrell, When Willie Comes Marching Home

1992-09-08

Willie Fennell, Cathy's Child

1992-10-19

Willie Lamothe, Mustang

1993-09-12

Willie Mosconi, Champion of the Cue

1993-09-16

Willie Mosconi, world billiards champ, dies of heart attack at 80

1993-12-12

Willie Kupahu, Scarface

1994-02-02

Willie Mae Ford Smith, gospel Singer/Songwriter, dies at 89

1994-02-02

Willie May Ford Smith, Say Amen, Somebody

1994-06-06

Willie Humphrey, jazz clarinetist, dies at 93

1995-04-09

Bob Allison, Willie Mays vs. Bob Allison

1995-07-15

Willie George "Bill" Woodruff Sr, vocalist, dies at 66

1997-06-23

"Wino" Willie Forkner, biker (Wild One), dies of heart attack at 77

1997-06-25

Willie Forkner, The Wild One

1997-12-06

Willie Pastrano, Wild Rebels

1999-04-12

Boxcar Willie, American singer (b. 1931)

1999-04-12

Boxcar Willie, Sweet Dreams

1999-08-02

Willie Morris, My Dog Skip

2000-03-05

Willie Dahl, Match Game 73

2000-08-18

Willie Pratt, Sensations of 1945

2000-08-29

Willie Maddren, English footballer (b. 1951)

2001-02-20

Bill Rigney, Willie Mays

2001-04-09

Willie Stargell, American baseball player (b. 1940)

2001-04-09

Willie Stargell, Catch the Fever Promotional Campaign

2002-04-26

Willie Mae Taylor, Honky Donkey

2002-06-17

Willie Davenport, American athlete (b. 1943)

2002-06-17

Willie Davenport, Fists of Freedom: The Story of the '68 Summer Games

2003-02-01

Willie McCool - crew of the STS-107 Mission (Space Shuttle Columbia disaster) (b. 1961)

2003-08-23

Bobby Bonds, Willie Mays

2003-10-12

Willie Shoemaker, American jockey (b. 1931)

2003-10-12

Willie Shoemaker, Episode dated 13 November 1975

2004-02-09

Willie Lee Duckworth, Ice Age

2004-03-01

Willie Phelps, Bandits and Ballads

2004-03-22

Leonard Lewin, Willie Mays

2004-08-27

Willie Crawford, American baseball player (b. 1946)

2004-08-27

Willie Crawford, Game 5

2004-10-11

Mary Loos, When Willie Comes Marching Home

2004-12-09

Willie Metcalf, Ray

2005-05-16

June Lang, Wee Willie Winkie

2005-09-19

Willie Hutch, Precious

2005-11-20

Harry Lawton, Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here

2006-11-23

Willie Pep, American boxer (b. 1922)

2006-11-23

Willie Pep, Pound for Pound

2007-09-11

Willie Tee, Ray

2008-01-27

Philip A. Waxman, Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here

2009-01-21

Mickey Gee, Willie and the Poor Boys

2009-01-27

Billy Wilson, Willie Jeffries

2009-03-08

Willie King, A Love Song for Bobby Long

2009-03-30

Herman Franks, Willie Mays

2009-05-10

Willie Soo Hoo, China Gate

2009-07-30

Willie L. Benson, Terminal Velocity

2010-01-05

Willie Mitchell, Pulp Fiction

2010-01-07

Willie Mitchell, American soul singer (b. 1928)

2010-03-09

Willie Davis, Leo Durocher Meets Mister Ed

2010-05-18

Willie Zapalec, We've Never Been Licked

2010-08-22

Willie Sotelo, Ligaw na daigdig

2010-08-22

Willie Steyn, In der Wüste Okangawa

2011-09-16

Willie 'Big Eyes' Smith, The Blues Brothers

2011-09-23

Orlando Brown, Willie Jeffries

2012-05-19

Big Willie Robinson III, Street Fury: Red Edition

2013-06-23

Little Willie Littlefield, Episode dated 8 April 2005

2013-07-18

Willie Reed, The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till

2013-08-05

Willie Dunn, These Are My People...

2013-09-05

Willie Frazier, American football player, dies at 71

2014-11-13

Alvin Dark, Willie Mays

2014-12-14

Sy Berger, Willie Mays

2015-03-12

Willie Barrow, Hall Pass

2017-10-25

Willie Chan, Jackie Chan's Former Manager, Dies Age 76


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