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"actress"  Angela Aames
born on 2-27-1956 in Pierre, South Dakota
expired 11-27-1988 in West Hills, California   age 32   cause: heart disease
Comcast Cable co-founder (1963)  Daniel Aaron
born on 1-27-1926 in Giessen, Germany
expired 2-20-2003 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania   age 77   cause: complications from Parkinson's disease
tin-horn Nigerian dictator  Sani Abacha   died during an orgy with a bunch of prostitutes
born on 9-20-1943 in Kano State, Nigeria
expired 6-8-1998 in Abuja, Nigeria   age 54   cause: heart attack; Viagra overdose
terrorists  Muhammad Zaiden Abbas   Palestine Liberation Front founder; responsible for the Achille Lauro hijacking (1985)
¤aka: "Abu Abbas
born on 12-10-1948 in Safed, Palestine
expired 3-9-2004 in Iraq   age 55   cause: heart failure
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 9.5000 solo points

farmer  Richard Huntington Abbey   one of the 18 grand jurors that indicted Milam & Bryant for the murder of Emmet Till (9/6/1955)
born on 8-12-1891
expired 3-??-1986 in Webb, Mississippi   age 94
Broadway producer  George Francis Abbott
born on 6-25-1887 in Forestville, New York
expired 1-31-1995   age 107
violent repeat felon  Jack Henry Abbott   Norman Mailer got him out of jail once (big mistake); his correspondence with Mailer was published in book form as In The Belly of the Beast
born on 1-21-1944 in Oscoda, Michigan
expired 2-10-2002 in Alden, New York   age 58   cause: suicide; hanged
actor  John Abbott
born on 6-5-1905 in London, England
expired 5-24-1996 in Los Angeles, California   age 90
movie special visual effects specialist  Lenwood Ballard Abbott   won oscar for Doctor Doolittle (1967)
born on 6-13-1908 in Pasadena, California
expired 9-28-1985 in Los Angeles, California   age 77
theatrical/tv producer  Michael Abbott   staged the original (off-Broadway) production of Stalag 17 (1951)
¤born: Abbott Gold 
born on 6-1-1926 in New York, New York
expired 1-24-2008 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 81   cause: complications from cancer
magician  Percy Abbott   world famous magic equipment manufacturer in Colon Michigan
born on 5-3-1886
expired 8-26-1960 in Colon, Michigan   age 74
actor  Philip Abbott   co-starred in The F.B.I. tv series
born on 3-20-1924 in Lincoln, Nebraska
expired 2-23-1998 in Tarzana, California   age 73   cause: cancer
Chicago Defender founder (1905)  Robert Sengstacke Abbott   also founded the Michigan Chronicle in Detroit
born on 11-24-1868 in Frederica, Saint Simon's Island, Georgia
expired 2-29-1940 in Chicago, Illinois   age 71   cause: Bright's Disease
actor/comedian  Roger Abbott   with Don Ferguson & Luba Goy was a founder of the Royal Canadian Air Farce (1973)
born on 7-10-1946 in Birkenhead, Cheshire, England
expired 3-26-2011 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada   age 64   cause: chronic lymphocytic leukemia
comedic straight man  William Alexander "Bud" Abbott   teamed with Lou Costello
born on 10-2-1898 in Asbury Park, New Jersey
expired 4-24-1974 in Woodland Hills, California   age 75   cause: cancer
Saudi prince  Faisal ibn Musad Abdel Aziz   assassinated his uncle King Faisal
born on 4-4-1944 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
expired 6-18-1975 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia   age 31   cause: executed
 Ruslan Abdulgani   organized the 1955 Bandung Conference of non-aligned nations
born on 11-24-1914 in Surabaya, Dutch East Indies
expired 6-28-2005 in Jakarta, Indonesia   age 90   cause: complications from stroke
Kuwait ruler (1950-65)  Abdullah al-Salin al-Sabah   lead "country" to independence from Britain in 1961
born on --1895
expired ??-??-1965   age 70
former college/pro basketball player & coach  Mahdi Abdul-Rahman   played on UCLA's first championship team (1964) and later coached it (1985-8); he went on to play for a number of professional teams, including the L.A. Lakers
¤born: Walter Raphael Hazzard 
born on 4-15-1942 in Wilmington, Delaware
expired 11-18-2011 in Los Angeles, California   age 69   cause: complications from heart surgery; stroke
Archbishop of Canterbury (1162-70)  Thomas à Becket   had "problems" with King Henry II; got martyred for his efforts
born on 12-21-1118 in London, England
expired 12-29-1170 in Canterbury, Kent, England   age 52
AKS: a
BCCI founder (1972)  Agha Hasan Abedi   acronym = Bank of Credit and Commerce International; acronym came to mean Bank of Crooks and Criminals Indicted; bank collapsed in 1991
born on 5-14-1922 in Luckow, India
expired 8-5-1995 in Karachi, Pakistan   age 73   cause: cardiac arrest
actor  Alfred Abel   played John Fredersen in Metropolis (1926)
born on 3-12-1879 in Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
expired 12-12-1937 in Berlin, Germany   age 58
United Steelworkers Union co-founder & head (1965-77)  Iorwith Wilbur Abel
born on 8-11-1908 in Magnolia, Ohio
expired 8-10-1987 in Malvern, Ohio   age 78
computer animation pioneer  Robert "Bob" Abel   provided visual effects for TRON (1982)
born on 3-10-1937 in Cleveland, Ohio
expired 9-23-2001 in Los Angeles, California   age 64   cause: complications from heart attack
Soviet spymaster Colonel  Rudolf Ivanovich Abel   exchanged for U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers
born on --1902 in Saint Petersburg, Russia
expired 11-15-1971 in Moscow, Russia, USSR   age 68   cause: lung cancer
former Detroit Red Wings broadcaster  Sidney Gerald Abel
¤nickname: boot nose 
born on 2-22-1918 in Melville, Saskatchewan, Canada
expired 2-7-2000 in Farmington Hills, Michigan   age 81
   Contest Selectors
2000 KLS14%
   Scored 6.9000 solo points

Rev.  Ralph David Abernathy
born on 3-11-1926 in Linden, Alabama
expired 4-17-1990   age 64
former American Motors Company president & CEO (1962-67)  Roy Abernethy
born on 9-29-1906 in Wet Monterey, Pennsylvania
expired 2-28-1977 in Tequestra, Florida   age 70
World War I veteran  Raymond Abescat
born on 9-10-1891 in Paris, Île-de-France, France
expired 8-25-2001 in Rueil-Malmaison, France   age 109
inventor  Robert Henry Abplanalp   co-owner of Precision Valve Corporation; his improved/cheap aerosol valve (1949) led to the ubiquitous spray cans we use/throw away today; Nixon friend/contributor
born on 4-4-1922 in New York, New York
expired 8-30-2003 in Bronxville, New York   age 81   cause: cancer
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 6.9000 solo points

architect  Max Abramovitz   designed Philharmonic Hall in Lincoln Center (later renamed Avery Fisher Hall)
born on 5-23-1908 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 9-12-2004 in Pound Ridge, New York   age 96
   Contest Selectors
2001DTM, KLS25%
2003COCO, DTM, KLS16.7%
2004DTM, KLS11.1%
   Scored 4.1500 points

Emerson Radio co-founder  Banjamin Abrams
expired 6-23-1967 in White Plains, New York   age 74
former Army Chief of Staff (1972-74) General  Creighton Williams Abrams   commanded U.S. forces in Vietnam 1968-72; oversaw withdrawal of forces
born on 9-14-1914 in Springfield, Massachusetts
expired 9-4-1974 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 59   cause: complications from lung cancer surgery
typeface & logotype designer  George Abrams   did logos for B. Altman, Godiva Chocolates and Ballantine Beer; typefaces include: Abrams Venetian, Augereau & Caslon; brother of Harry Abrams
born on 9-3-1919 in New York, New York
expired 6-7-2001 in Manhasset, New York   age 81
aerial photo pioneer Dr.  Talbert Abrams
born on 8-17-1895 in Tekonsha, Michigan
expired 9-25-1990   age 95
   Contest Selectors
1979 MM 7.7%
1980 HA, MM12.5%

loud-mouthed former New York Rep. (1971-77)  Bella Savitsky Abzug
born on 7-24-1920 in New York, New York
expired 3-31-1998 in New York, New York   age 77   cause: complications from heart surgery
radio Easy Aces co-host (1928-45)  Goodman Ace   husband of Jane
born on 1-15-1899 in Kansas City, Missouri
expired 3-25-1982 in New York, New York   age 83
radio Easy Aces co-host (1928-45)  Jane Ace   a master of malapropisms; wife of Goodman
¤born: Jane Sherwood 
born on 10-12-1905 in Kansas City, Missouri
expired 11-11-1974 in New York, New York   age 74
malevolent dentist  David Johnson Acer   infected numerous patients with the AIDS virus prior to his own death
born on 11-11-1949 in Cleveland, Ohio
expired 9-3-1990 in West Palm Beach, Florida   age 40   cause: AIDS
Truman Secretary of State (1949-53)  Dean Gooderham Acheson
born on 4-11-1893 in Middletown, Connecticut
expired 10-12-1971 in Sandy Spring, Maryland   age 78   cause: heart attack
silent film actress  Jean Acker   Rudolph Valentino's first wife
born on 10-23-1893 in Trenton, New Jersey
expired 8-16-1978 in Los Angeles, California   age 85
 Kathy Acker   bisexual former stripper into performance art & radical feminist rhetoric
born on 4-18-1947 in Manhattan, New York, New York
expired 11-30-1997 in Tijuana, Mexico   age 50   cause: medical quackery; breast cancer
sci-fi publicist  Forrest James Ackerman   first to abbreviate "science fiction" as "sci-fi" (1954; began spinning in his grave when the cable tv channel "SciFi" changed its name to "SyFy"); launched Famous Monsters of Filmland magazine (1958); created the Vampirella character (1958); awarded an honorary Hugo Award
born on 11-24-1916 in Hollywood, California
expired 12-4-2008 in Los Feliz, California   age 92   cause: heart failure
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 5.8000 solo points

AKS: Forest Akerman Ackermann
tv producer (I Love Lucy, Gunsmoke, Leave It To Beaver)  Harry S. Ackerman
born on 11-17-1912 in Albany, New York
expired 2-3-1991   age 78
country music legend  Roy Claxton Acuff   his band was called The Smokey Mountain Boys
born on 9-15-1903 in Maynardville, Tennessee
expired 11-23-1992   age 89
   Contest Selectors
1980 HA6.3%

character actress  Jean Adair   featured in Arsenic and Old Lace
born on 6-13-1873 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
expired 5-11-1953 in New York, New York   age 80
1976 gas well fire at Waters, MI; eventually extinguished by Adair oil/gas rig firefighter  Paul Neal "Red" Adair
born on 6-18-1915 in Houston, Texas
expired 8-7-2004 in Houston, Texas   age 89   cause: "natural causes"
   Contest Selectors
1979MM 7.7%
2003CSI, JEDS11.1%
2004CSI, EOD11.1%
   Scored 4.8500 points

interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in May 1983 photographer  Ansel Easton Adams
born on 2-20-1902 in San Francisco, California
expired 4-22-1984 in Monterey, California   age 82
   Contest Selectors
1979 VM 7.7%
1980 HP, MM12.5%

Mercury Records co-founder  Berle Adams   co-founded label with Irving Green, Ray Greenberg & Art Talmadge
¤born: Beryl Adasky 
born on 6-11-1917 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 8-25-2009 in Los Angeles, California   age 92
Carter Transportation secretary (1977-79)  Brockman Adams   also senator from Washington (1987-93) who resigned amid allegations of sexual misconduct
born on 1-13-1927 in Atlanta, Georgia
expired 9-10-2004 in Stevensville, Maryland   age 77   cause: Parkinson's disease
New York Journal-American sports writer  Caswell Adams   credited with coining the term "Ivy League"
expired 12-9-1957 in Manhasset, New York   age 50
casting agent/character actress  Cecily April Adams   daughter of Don Adams; played Quark's mother Ishka (Moogie) on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine; has lung & spinal cancer
¤Mrs. Jim Beaver 
born on 2-6-1958 in New York, New York
expired 3-3-2004 in Los Angeles, California   age 46   cause: lung cancer
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 11.1000 solo points

Get Smart comic actor  Don Adams   played Maxwell Smart on Get Smart; the voice of Tennessee Tuxedo
¤born: Donald James Yarmy 
born on 4-13-1923 in New York, New York
expired 9-25-2005 in Beverly Hills, California   age 82   cause: lung infection; osteolymphoma
   Contest Selectors
2005BYE, FA, SPAM13.0%
   Scored 4.9250 points

and that's
our final answer
author  Douglas Noël Adams   wrote The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy (1979)
born on 3-11-1952 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
expired 5-11-2001 in Santa Barbara, California   age 49   cause: heart attack
AKS: Noel
actress & comedienne  Edith "Edie" Adams   widow of Ernie Kovacs; played Daisy Mae in Broadway musical production of Li'l Abner (1956; received a Tony Award); appeared in May 1957 Playboy pictorial "Li'l Abner's Girls"; pitched Muriel Cigars on tv (1950s & 60s)
¤born: Edit Elizabeth Enke 
born on 4-16-1927 in Kingston, Pennsylvania
expired 10-15-2008 in Los Angeles, California   age 81   cause: pneumonia; cancer
   Contest Selectors

Eddie Adam's famous photo of Nguyen Ngoc Loan executing VC terrorist Nguyen Van Lem on the streets of Saigon during the Tet Offensive on February 1st, 1968
Associated Press photographer  Edward Thomas "Eddie" Adams I   won the Pulitzer Prize in breaking news photography for his photograph of South Vietnamese National Police Force commander Nguyen Ngoc Loan executing VC terrorist Nguyen Van Lem on the streets of Saigon during the 1968 Tet Offensive
born on 6-12-1933 in New Kensington, Pennsylvania
expired 9-18-2004 in New York, New York   age 71   cause: ALS
New York Hearld-Tribune columnist  Franklin Pierce Adams   member of the Algonquin Round Table; panelist on Information Please radio show
born on 11-15-1881 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 3-23-1960 in New York, New York   age 78
cover of January 1956 'Playboy' featuring Jean Moorehead, shot by Hal Adamscover of March 1954 'Playboy' featuring Joanne Arnold, shot by Hal Adams glamour photographer  Hal Adams   shot a number of early Playboy centerfolds & covers
expired 12-??-2006   age 92
 Harriet Stratemeyer Adams   daughter of Edward Stratemeyer (the original Carolyn Keene)
born on 12-11-1892 in Newark, New Jersey
expired 3-27-1982   age 89
Borscht-belt comic  Joey Adams   husband of gossip columnist Cindy (Heller) Adams
¤born: Joseph Abramowitz 
born on 1-6-1911 in New York, New York
expired 12-2-1999 in New York, New York   age 88   cause: heart failure
to next U.S. president: Thomas Jeffersonto previous U.S. president: George Washington American revolutionary  John Adams   negotiated Treaty of Paris (1793) that ended the American Revolution; 1st U.S. Vice President (under Washington; 1789-1797); 2nd U.S. president (1797-1801); father of John Quincy Adams
born on 10-30-1735 in Braintree, Massachusetts
expired 7-4-1826 in Quincy, Massachusetts   age 90
formerArmy general counsel  John Gibbon Adams   had repeated clashes with the alcoholic sociopathic junior jackass from Wisconsin
born on 3-23-1912 in Ashland, Kentucky
expired 6-26-2003 in Dallas, Texas   age 91
politician  John Michael Geoffrey Manningham "Tom" Adams   prime minister of Barbados (1976-85)
born on 9-24-1931 in Barbados
expired 3-12-1985 in Bridgetown, Barbados   age 53   cause: heart attack
to next U.S. president: Andrew Jacksonto previous U.S. president: James Monroe 6th U.S. president (1825-29)  John Quincy Adams   son of John Adams
born on 7-11-1767 in Braintree, Massachusetts
expired 2-23-1848 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 80
actor  Jonathan Adams   was the narrator in the original The Rocky Horror Picture Show London stage play (1973) & Dr. E.V. Scott in The Rocky Horror Picture Show movie (1975)
born on 2-14-1931 in Northampton, England
expired 6-13-2005 in London, England   age 74
   Contest Selectors

recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor World War II sergeant  Lucien Adams   Medal of Honor recipient
born on 10-26-1922 in Port Arthur, Texas
expired 3-31-2003 in San Antonio, Texas   age 80
character/voice actor  Mason Adams   played Charlie Hume on Lou Grant; delivered the tagline "With a name like Smucker's, it has to be good" in their commercials
born on 2-26-1919 in New York, New York
expired 4-26-2005 in New York, New York   age 86
Broadway actress  Maude Adams   portrayed Peter Pan in the original 1905 production
¤born: Maude Kiskadden 
born on 11-11-1872 in Salt Lake City, Utah
expired 7-17-1953 in Tannersville, New York   age 80
Thin Blue Line documentary subject  Randall Dale Adams   convicted of murder; exonerated by efforts of movie maker & tv reporters
born on 12-17-1948 in Grove City, Ohio
expired 10-30-2010 in Washington Court House, Fayette County, Ohio   age 61   cause: brain tumor
AKS: Randal
poet  Sarah Fuller Flower Adams   wrote lyrics for hymn Nearer, My God, To Thee based upon Genesis 28: 10-22 (1840; first published 1841); music later arranged by Lowell Mason
born on 2-22-1805 in Harlow, Essex, England
expired 8-14-1848 in Saint Martin-in-the-Fields, Middlesex, England   age 43   cause: tuberculosis
lyricist  Stanley Adams   wrote Rollin' Down the River (to music by Fats Waller; 1930)
born on 8-14-1907
expired 1-27-1994   age 86
movie producer  Tony Adams   produced Victor/Victoria, 10 & the Pink Panther movies
born on 2-15-1953 in Dublin, Ireland
expired 10-22-2005 in New York, New York   age 52   cause: stroke
economist  Walter Adams   former Michigan State University president (1969); professor (1947-93)
born on 8-27-1922 in Vienna, Austria
expired 9-8-1998 in East Lansing, Michigan   age 76   cause: pancreatic cancer
Born Free co-author  George Adamson
born on --1906 in Dholpur, India
expired 8-20-1989 in Kora, Kenya   age 82
Born Free co-author (1960)  Joy Adamson
born on 1-20-1910 in Troppau, Austria-Hungary (now Opaua, Czechoslovakia)
expired 1-3-1980 in Shaba, Kenya   age 69   cause: mauled by lion
former Milwaukee Braves first baseman  Joseph W. "Joe" Adcock
born on 10-30-1927
expired 5-3-1999 in Coushatta, Louisiana   age 71   cause: Alzheimer's disease
 Lucille J. Adcock   last known survivor of the July 4, 1918 Columbia Steamboat sinking — Mississippi River near Peoria
born on 6-27-1900
expired 8-13-2006 in Pekin, Illinois   age 106
cartoonist  Charles Addams   gave us Gomez, Morticia, Uncle Fester, Pugsley, Wednesday, Thing, Cousin Itt and Lurch
born on 1-7-1912
expired 9-29-1988   age 76   cause: heart attack
social reformer  Laura Jane Addams   co-founded Hull House; shared the 1931 Nobel Peace Prize
born on 9-6-1860 in Cedarville, Illinois
expired 5-21-1935 in Chicago, Illinois   age 74   cause: cancer
jazz saxophonist  Julian Edwin "Cannonball" Adderley   brother of Nat; his original nickname was "Cannibal" (because of his prodigious appetite) ... it eventually was corrupted into "Cannonball"
born on 9-15-1928 in Tampa, Florida
expired 8-8-1975 in Gary, Indiana   age 46   cause: complications from stroke
jazz cornetist & composer  Nathaniel C. Adderley   brother of Cannonball
born on 11-25-1931 in Tampa, Florida
expired 1-2-2000 in Lakeland, Florida   age 68   cause: complications from diabetes
composer  Richard Addinsell   wrote Warsaw Concerto (1941)
born on 1-13-1904 in Oxford, England
expired 11-15-1977 in London, England   age 73
cartoonist  Donald Gordon Addis   drew editorial for the "Evening Independent" & "St. Petersburg Times"; creator of the "Bent Offerings" strip (1988-1997); contributed cartoons to Playboy magazine (1959-99) — created their "Symbolic Sex" feature
born on 9-13-1935 in Hollywood, California
expired 11-29-2009 in Saint Petersburg, Florida   age 74   cause: lung cancer
music composer  John Addison   won an oscar for the musical score of Tom Jones (1963) and an Emmy for the theme to Murder, She Wrote
born on 3-16-1920 in West Cobham, England
expired 12-7-1998 in Bennington, Vermont   age 78   cause: stroke
butt of late night comedian jokes  Lois Crouch Matheny Addy   Strom Thurmond's baby sitter; retired teacher
born on 10-24-1892
expired 12-3-2001 in Saluda, South Carolina   age 109
former West German Chancellor  Konrad Adenauer
born on 1-5-1876 in Köln, Germany
expired 4-19-1967 in Rhondorf, Germany   age 91
 Cedric Donald Adkins   co-inventor of process that produces frozen concentrated orange juice (1946)
born on 9-7-1913 in Winter Haven, Florida
expired 6-3-2000 in Winter Haven, Florida   age 86
cult rockabilly singer  Hasil Adkins
born on 4-29-1937 in Boone County, West Virginia
expired 4-26-2005 in Madison, West Virginia   age 67
pro wrassler  Chris B. Adkisson   member of the family wrasslin' dynasty
¤aka: "Chris von Erich
born on 9-30-1969
expired 9-12-1991   age 21   cause: suicide
pro wrassler  David Adkisson   member of the family wrasslin' dynasty
¤aka: "David von Erich
expired 2-10-1984   age 25   cause: infection
pro wrassler  Jack B. "Fritz" Adkisson   patriarch of the family wrasslin' dynasty
¤aka: "Fritz von Erich
born on 8-16-1929
expired 9-10-1997 in Lake Dallas, Texas   age 68   cause: brain & lung cancer
pro wrassler  Kerry G. Adkisson   member of the family wrasslin' dynasty
¤aka: "Kerry von Erich
born on 2-3-1960
expired 2-18-1993   age 33   cause: suicide
pro wrassler  Mike Adkisson   member of the family wrasslin' dynasty
¤aka: "Mike von Erich
expired 4-12-1987   age 23   cause: suicide; drug overdose
Clyde & Soupy on the air WXYZ-TV film editor & accomplished pie-thrower  Clyde Adler   a regular on the Soupy Sales show "Lunch with Soupy", chucking pies, doing the puppetteering (White Fang, Black Tooth, Pookie, Hippie) & voicing various behind-the-door characters that always seem to have shown up on Soupy's doorstep loaded with pies & ready to fling
born on 1-24-1926 in Oak Park, Illinois
expired 9-4-1993 in Petoskey, Michigan   age 67
harmonica virtuoso  Hilliard Gerald "Jerry" Adler   brother of Larry Adler; was heard on the soundtracks of High Noon (1952), Shane (1953) & Mary Poppins (1964)
born on 10-30-1918 in Baltimore, Maryland
expired 3-13-2010 in Ellenton, Florida   age 91   cause: prostate cancer
DC Comics staffer (1946-81)  Jack Adler   was a cousin of Howard Stern
born on 4-16-1918 in Brooklyn, New York, New York
expired 9-18-2011 in Cambridge Heights, Queens County, New York   age 93
harmonica soloist  Lawrence Cecil "Larry" Adler   hounded out of U.S. during 1940s/50s Red Scare hysteria
born on 2-10-1914 in Baltimore, Maryland
expired 8-6-2001 in London, England   age 87
actor  Luther Adler   second husband of Sylvia Sidney
¤real name: Lutha Adler 
born on 5-4-1903 in New York, New York
expired 12-8-1984 in Kutztown, Pennsylvania   age 81
former Sears, Roebuck & Co. president  Max Adler   donated the Adler Planetarium in Chicago (1930)
born on 5-12-1866 in Elgin, Illinois
expired 11-4-1952 in Beverly Hills, California   age 86
author/philosopher  Mortimer Jerome Adler   former Encyclopedia Britannica editor; complier of Great Books of the Western World
born on 12-28-1902 in New York, New York
expired 6-28-2001 in San Mateo, California   age 98
Zenith Radio/TV engineer  Robert Adler   came up with the second remote control device for tvs — the Space Command — that used ultrasonic sound generated by small metal bars stuck by hammers in the device to change channels, etc (in a pinch loose change & car keys could also do the trick)
born on 12-4-1913 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary
expired 2-15-2007 in Boise, Idaho   age 93   cause: heart failure
acting teacher  Stella Adler
born on 2-10-1902 in New York, New York
expired 12-21-1992   age 91
NYC mobster  Joe Adonis
¤real name: Giuseppe Antonio Doto 
born on 11-22-1902 in Montemarano, Italy
expired 11-26-1971 in Ancona, Italy   age 69   cause: heart failure
Dr.  Edgar Douglas Adrian   shared the 1932 Nobel prize in medicine for discoveries regarding the functions of neurons
born on 11-30-1889 in London, England
expired 8-8-1977 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England   age 87

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