Celebrate World Alzheimer’s Day

Forgive me, this isn’t really an activity, but in honor of World Alzheimer’s Day, here is a list of famous people who you may or may not have known had Alzheiemr’s disease.

Joe Adcock, Baseball Player

Joe Adcock, Baseball Player

Mabel Albertson, Actress best known as Phyllis Stevens on "Bewitched"

Mabel Albertson, Actress best known as Phyllis Stevens on “Bewitched”

Charles Bronson, Actor, film director.  Best known for his roles in "Once Upon a Time in the West", "The Magnificent Seven", "The Dirty Dozen", "The Great Escape",  and the "Death Wish" series.

Charles Bronson, Actor, film director. Best known for his roles in “Once Upon a Time in the West”, “The Magnificent Seven”, “The Dirty Dozen”, “The Great Escape”, and the “Death Wish” series.

Perry Como, singer,  entertainer

Perry Como, singer, entertainer

Aaron Copland, Composer. Famous works include "Appalachian Spring", "The Tender Land" and the scores for the films "Of Mice and Men" and "Our Town"

Aaron Copland, Composer. Famous works include “Appalachian Spring”, “The Tender Land” and the scores for the films “Of Mice and Men” and “Our Town”

James Doohan, Actor.  Best known as Scotty from "Star Trek"

James Doohan, Actor. Best known as Scotty from “Star Trek”

Tommy Dorsey, Singer/Band Leader.

Tommy Dorsey, Singer/Band Leader.

William Hanna (right), Cartoonist.  Co-Founder of Hanna-Barbara animation studio which produced cartoons such as "The Flinstones", "The Jetsons", "Scooby Do", "Yogi Bear" and "The Smurfs"

William Hanna (right), Cartoonist. Co-Founder of Hanna-Barbara animation studio which produced cartoons such as “The Flinstones”, “The Jetsons”, “Scooby Do”, “Yogi Bear” and “The Smurfs”

Rita Hayworth, Actress/Dancer.  Best known for the films "Gilda", "Cover Girl" and "The Lady from Shanghai".

Rita Hayworth, Actress/Dancer. Best known for the films “Gilda”, “Cover Girl” and “The Lady from Shanghai”.

Charlton Heston, Actor best known for his roles in "The Ten Commandments", "Planet of the Apes", "Ben Hur" and "Soylent Green" and as the president of the National Rifle Association.

Charlton Heston, Actor best known for his roles in “The Ten Commandments”, “Planet of the Apes”, “Ben Hur” and “Soylent Green” and as the president of the National Rifle Association.

Jack Lord, Actor best known for his role as Steve McGarrett in the television series "Hawaii Five-O".

Jack Lord, Actor best known for his role as Steve McGarrett in the television series “Hawaii Five-O”.

Burgess Meredith, Actor.  Best known for his role as the Peguin in the "Batman" television series as as Rocky's trainer in the "Rocky" movies.

Burgess Meredith, Actor. Best known for his role as the Peguin in the “Batman” television series as as Rocky’s trainer in the “Rocky” movies.

Rosa Parks, Civil Rights Activist.

Rosa Parks, Civil Rights Activist.

Ronald Reagan, 40th President of the United States of America.

Ronald Reagan, 40th President of the United States of America.

Sugar Ray Robinson, Boxer.

Sugar Ray Robinson, Boxer.

Norman Rockwell, Artist.

Norman Rockwell, Artist.

Margaret Thatcher, British Prime Minister 1979-1990

Margaret Thatcher, British Prime Minister 1979-1990

E.B. White, Author best known for  "Charlotte's Web" and "Stuart Little"

E.B. White, Author best known for “Charlotte’s Web” and “Stuart Little”

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