#455 Del Shannon / Russ Tamblyn – 30 December 1934

Del Shannon

Del Shannon (December 30, 1934 – February 8, 1990) was an American rock and roll singer-songwriter who had a No. 1 hit, “Runaway”, in 1961.

Russ Tamblyn

Russell IrvingRuss” Tamblyn (born December 30, 1934) is an American film and television actor, who is arguably best known for his performance in the 1961 movie musical West Side Story as Riff, the leader of the Jets gang. Other performances in film musicals included the title role in 1958’s tom thumb. Though uncredited, he served as a choreographer for Elvis Presley in 1957’s Jailhouse Rock.

Links:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Del_Shannon
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russ_Tamblyn

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