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Can you name the people whom history has forgotten?

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BackgroundForgotten person
The older brother of two Super Bowl-winning quarterbacks, his football career was stalled early by a neck injury
The original drummer for the Beatles, replaced by Ringo Starr due to conflicts with the other band members
The third crew member of Apollo 11, he did not get to go on the moon like Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin
Born Jeffrey Townes, was one half of an early hiphop duo with Will Smith
A former Canadiens goalie, he was Al Michaels' partner during the Miracle on Ice in the 1980 Olympics
Formed Wham! along with George Michael
The fourth brother of a former Disney pop group consisting of Kevin, Nick, and Joe
Seinfeld characters can remember Pavarotti and Domingo, but they can't remember the name of this third member of the Three Tenors
The top vote-getter for third parties in the 2000 and 2004 elections
She was Walter Mondale's running mate in his unsuccessful 1984 campaign, becoming the first women in the US to be a vice-presidential candidate for a major political party
BackgroundForgotten person
He was briefly the Prime Minister of the USSR between Joseph Stalin and Nikita Khrushchev, though he was forced to resign due to abuse of power
He replaced Douglas MacArthur as command of the US forces in Korea after Truman relieved MacArthur
The founding member of Apple not named Steve, he sold his share of the company in 1976 for a whopping $800
He lost the 1876 election to Rutherford Hayes in a vote by the House of Representatives, infuriating Democrats
The Jamaican-born world record holder in the 100 meter before Usain Bolt bursted onto the scene
Successor to Adolf Hitler as President of Germany
The first woman to run for President of the United States
When Zachary Taylor's inauguration was postponed because it was on a Sunday, he became the only man to be President for one day
Before Barry Bonds, Hank Aaron, and Babe Ruth, this man held the home run record in his playing days of 1880-1897
He wrote the book Jaws, later turned into a highly successful film franchise

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