McKeever, Mike

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Name
McKeever, Mike Gender: M
Michael R. McKeever
born on 1 January 1940 at 13:00 (= 1:00 PM )
Place Cheyenne, Wyoming, 41n08, 104w49
Timezone MST h7w (is standard time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 10°16' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 05°26 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 11°52'



Biography

American football guard on the University of Southern California team, the younger twin brother of Marlin McKeever, they were the first twins to earn All-America status.

Mike McKeever suffered a head injury in his senior year at USC which ended his collegiate football career. He was named to the College Football Hall of Fame in 1987.

With his twin brother, McKeever also had a brief career in film, appearing in the 1962 Three Stooges comedy film The Three Stooges Meet Hercules playing the Siamese Cyclops twins Ajax and Argo.

While returning from work in October 1965, McKeever was involved in a traffic collision. He suffered extensive head injuries and was in a coma for 22 months before dying at age 27 on 24 August 1967 in Montebello, California. At the time of his death, McKeever was training for the hammer throw, hoping to make the U.S. Olympic Team.

His daughter Teri McKeever attended USC and competed for the USC swim team. She went on to become the head coach of the University of California and in 2004 became the first female coach of the U.S. Olympic swimming team. McKeever's two sons became football players.


Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

Events

  • Death by Disease 24 August 1967 (After 22 months in coma, age 27)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Work : Prize 1987 (College Football Hall of Fame)

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes "JOHN HALL: The Stars Tell It," Los Angeles Times, 3 August 1972, page F3, which gives Marlin's birth time as 12:50 PM. The news story, "," Independent (Long Beach, California), 3 Aug 1965, page 22, states that Marlin is "older by 10 minutes."

Categories

  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Brain (Coma)
  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Accident/Injury (Head)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Three)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids - Noted (Daughter, Teri McKeever, swim coach)
  • Personal : Birth : Twin, triplet, etc. (Younger of twin brothers)
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease
  • Personal : Death : Short Life less than 29 Yrs (Age 27)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
  • Vocation : Sports : Football (American football guard)
  • Notable : Awards : Hall of Fame (College Football)