John Gilbert Graham- Accused of placing a homemade dynamite bomb aboard a United Airlines DC-68 to kill his mother, for her insurance. The plane exploded and crashed Nov. 1, 1955 killing 44 persons. (1956)
Rita Wilson: American actress-producer, married to Tom Hanks, a devout Greek Orthodox. "...Her mother was born in an ethnic Greek village in Albania and her father was born in Northern Greece of Bulgarian descent.
Tapio Rautavaara, a Finnish athlete, singer and actor. He was born in 1915 and was brought up by his mother. His sports were javelin and archery; in javelin he won five Finnish championships and a gold in the 1948 London Olympics. In archery he won a team world championship in 1958, a Finnish team championship in 1956 and a personal Finnish championship in 1955. He is one of the most popular Finnish popular music performers ever, and his music is still dearly loved.