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DeadBorn: 4/3/1941 in Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of death: following a seizure (complications of 1966 injuries)
Full name: William Jan Berry
Noted For: member of California surf music duo Jan & Dean (with Dean Torrence); hits include "Surf City" (1963), "Dead Man's Curve" (1964). Seriously injured in an automobile accident (12 April 1966), was comatose for 10 months and remained partially paralyzed until his death.