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poet  Conrad Aiken   won 1930 Pulitzer Prize for poetry
born on 8-5-1889 in Savannah, Georgia
expired 8-7-1973 in Savannah, Georgia   age 84   cause: heart attack
Harvard professor (1939-61) Dr.  Howard Hathaway Aiken   built Mark I computer (1944)
born on 3-8-1900 in Hoboken, New Jersey
expired 3-14-1973 in Saint Louis, Missouri   age 73
choreographer  Alvin Ailey
born on 1-5-1931 in Rogers, Texas
expired 12-1-1989   age 58
Nepalese  Queen Aishwarya Rajya Laxmi Devi Rana   mother of assassin/"king" Dipendra
born on 11-7-1949 in Lazimpath, Nepal
expired 6-1-2001 in Katmandu, Nepal   age 51   cause: shot to death by Crown Prince Dipendra
 Margaret Ann Aitcheson   Tipper Gore's mother
¤née: Carlson 
born on --1924 in Battle Creek, Michigan
expired 10-15-2001 in Alexandria, Virginia   age 77
AKS: Aitcheson
siesmologist Dr.  Keiiti Aki   developed the concept of the "seismic moment" to describe the magnitude of an earthquake (1960s)
born on 3-3-1930 in Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
expired 5-17-2005 in Réunion Island, Indian Ocean   age 75   cause: brain hemorrhage; fall
actor  Claude Akins
born on 5-25-1918 in Nelson, Georgia
expired 1-27-1994 in Altadena, California   age 75
Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright  Zoë Akins   wrote play How To Marry a Millionaire
born on 10-30-1886 in Humansville, Missouri
expired 10-29-1958 in Los Angeles, California   age 71
AKS: Zoe
horror movie producer  Moustapha Akkad   produced the Halloween movies
born on 7-1-1930 in Aleppo, Syria
expired 11-11-2005 in Amman, Jordan   age 75   cause: terrorist bombing
former Syrian President (1970-2000)  Hafez al-Assad   led the 1971 coup that installed him as "president"
¤born: Hafez Wahsh
nickname: "Douche-bhag" 
born on 10-6-1930 in Qardaha, Latakia Province, French Mandate Syria
expired 6-10-2000 in Damascus, Syria   age 69   cause: heart attack; pulmonary fibrosis; priapism; incontinence; puss-inflamed nipples
   Contest Selectors
2000 IVY, RR, TEX43%
   Scored 6.2250 points

mooslim cleric/al-Qaeda terrorist  Anwar al-Awlaki   no longer recruiting other terrorists
¤born: Anwar Nasser Abdulla Aulaqi 
born on 4-22-1971 in Las Cruces, New Mexico
expired 9-30-2011 in Khasaf, Jawf province, Yemen   age 40   cause: assassinated; blow'd up by CIA drone mmissle
Saddam stooge/co-defendant  Awad Ahmed al-Bandar al-S'adun   former chief judge of the Iraqi Revolutionary Court
born on 1-2-1945 in Sa'dun, Iraq
expired 1-15-2007 in Baghdad, Iraq   age 62   cause: executed; hanged
   Contest Selectors
2007JCM, RAVN, WEP, 4GUE12.9%
   Scored 6.6125 points

AKS: Hamed
to next Pope: Innocent XIIIto previous Pope: Innocent XII Catholic Church leader (1700-1721)  Giovanni Francesco Albani   elected 244th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church November 23, 1700
¤Pope Clement XI 
born on 7-23-1649 in Urbino, Italy
expired 3-19-1721 in Rome, Italy   age 71
international terrorist  Sabry Khalil al-Banna   various sources say he suffered from bone cancer, heart disease, diabetes & alcoholism
¤nom de guerre: Abu Nidal 
born on 5--1937 in Jaffa, Palestine
expired 8-16-2002 in Baghdad, Iraq   age 65   cause: "multiple unexplained gunshot wounds to the head"
AKS: Sabri
wrassler "Captain"  Louis Vincent Albano   also "managed" in the WWF
born on 7-29-1933 in Mount Vernon, New York
expired 10-14-2009 in Carmel, New York   age 76
   Contest Selectors
2004EOD, RAVN11.1%
2005SLIM4.3%

 Prince Albert   husband of British Queen Victoria I; no, she didn't keep him "in a can"; father of Edward VII
¤full name: Francis Albert Augustus Charles Emmanuel Saxe-Coburg und Gotha 
born on 8-26-1819 in Rosenau, Bavaria, Germany
expired 12-14-1861 in Windsor, England   age 42   cause: typhoid fever
retired House Speaker (1971-76)  Carl Bert Albert   grew up in the hamlet of Bug Tussle (near McAlester)
born on 5-10-1908 in McAlester, Oklahoma
expired 2-4-2000 in McAlester, Oklahoma   age 91
actor  Edward Laurence Albert   played lead role in Butterflies are Free movie & Zayra in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode A Man Alone (1993)
born on 2-20-1951
expired 9-22-2006 in Malibu, California   age 55   cause: lung cancer
AKS: Lawrence
Eddie Floors it ... feel the power! Arnold Ziffel's pal actor  Edward "Eddie" Albert Sr.   celebrity spokesperson for Hoyt-Clagwell lawn tractors
¤born: Edward Albert Heimberger 
born on 4-22-1906 in Rock Island, Illinois
expired 5-26-2005 in Pacific Palisades, California   age 99   cause: pneumonia; Alzheimer's disease
   Contest Selectors
2000KLS, RR, SPAM43%
2001DTM, KLS, NFG, ROTS50%
2002CMH, DTM, JAC27.3%
2003ABRA, COCO, CSI, DTM, KLS, PCD, RAVN, TAP44.4%
2004ABRA, ANG, CSI, DTM, KLS, NFG, RAVN, RIE, RR, TAP55.6%
2005ADWC, ANG, BOD, CSI, DTM, FA, KLS, MOT, NFG, PCD, QKU, RIE, RR, SPAM, SPIT, TMD69.6%
   Scored 2.6001 points

former college/pro quarterback  Frankie Albert   noted for his success with the T-formation
born on 1-27-1920 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 9-4-2002 in Palo Alto, California   age 82   cause: complications from Alzheimer's disease
toy designer  Judith F. Albert   redesigned the Cabbage Patch Kids dolls for mass production by Coleco
born on 9-30-1938
expired 7-20-1998 in Mill Neck, New York   age 59   cause: breast cancer
Stewie burns a legal document  Stewart Edward "Stew" Albert   a co-founder of the Yippie Party
born on 12-4-1939 in Brooklyn, New York, New York
expired 1-30-2006 in Portland, Oregon   age 66   cause: liver cancer
Four Aces singer & group co-founder  Al Alberts   the group sang two Academy Award-winning songs: Three Coins in the Fountain (1954; from the movie of the same title) & Love is a Many Splendored Thing (1955; also from the movie of the same name)
¤born: Al Albertini 
born on 8-10-1922 in Chester, Pennsylvania
expired 11-27-2009 in Arcadia, Florida   age 87   cause: complications from kidney failure
movie & tv actor  Frank Albertson   played RT-42 in Just Imagine (1930)
born on 2-2-1909 in Fergus Falls, Minnesota
expired 2-29-1964 in Santa Monica, California   age 55
actor  Jack Albertson   co-starred on Chico and the Man tv series; Best Supporting actor recipient for The Subject Was Roses (1968); in 1964 won a Tony for playing the same role in the stage production
born on 6-16-1910 in Malden, Massachusetts
expired 11-25-1981 in Hollywood Hills, California   age 74   cause: cancer
   Contest Selectors
1979 JH 7.7%
1980 BD, DR, EB, JH25.0%

 Kathryn McCurry Albertson   widow of grocery store chain founder
born on 8-27-1908 in Boise, Idaho
expired 4-30-2002   age 93
novelist  Martha Albrand   wrote After Midnight (1948; made into movie) & Desperate Moment (1953)
¤real name: Heidi Huberta Freybe Loewengard
Mrs. Sydney J. Lamon 
born on 9-8-1914 in Rostock, Germany
expired 6-24-1981 in New York, New York   age 66
jackass retailer  Theodor Paul Albrecht   owned the U.S. Aldi stores (founded chain with brother Karl) + Trader Jacks
born on 3-28-1922 in Essen, Germany
expired 7-23-2010 in Essen, Germany   age 88
actress  Louise Allbritton   appeared as Harriett Putnam in The Egg and I (1947) & Edna Philby in Sitting Pretty (1948)
¤aka: Mrs. Charles Collingwood 
born on yy7-3-1920 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
expired 2-16-1979 in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico   age 58   cause: cancer
former Army Air Corps captain  Charles Donald "Don" Albury   co-pilot of Bockscar, the plane that nuked Nagasaki; he also piloted The Great Artiste, one of the observation planes, when Hiroshima was nuked
born on 10-12-1920 in Miami, Florida
expired 5-23-2009 in Orlando, Florida   age 88   cause: congestive heart failure
Egyptian geezer  Youssef Mohamed Attia al-Chadhli   one-time carpenter who never saw a doctor
expired 2-1-2003 in Damietta, Egypt   age 122
illustrator  John E. Alcorn
born on 2-10-1935
expired 1-15-1992   age 56
author  Louisa May Alcott   wrote Little Women and Little Men
born on 11-29-1832 in Germantown, Pennsylvania
expired 3-6-1888   age 55
 Kurt Alder   1950 Nobel chemistry laureate (shared award with his former teacher Otto Diels)
born on 7-10-1902 in Königshütte, Upper Silesia, Germany
expired 6-20-1958 in Köln, Germany   age 55
oldest U.S. Olympian  Frederick P. Alderman   won gold medal in 1928 games 1,600 meter relays
born on 6-24-1905 in Lansing, Michigan
expired 9-15-1998 in Social Circle, Georgia   age 93
An Alderson family portrait inventor  Samuel W. Alderson   founded Alderson Research Labs to build human simulacra — anthropomorphic test devices (dummies) for use in testing ejection seats (1952); built first automobile crash test dummy (1960; remember Vince & Larry in auto safety commercials of the 70s & 80s)
born on 10-21-1914 in Cleveland, Ohio
expired 2-11-2005 in Marina del Rey, California   age 90   cause: pneumonia; myelofibrosis
Waco, Texas pharmacist  Charles Courtice Alderton   created the Dr Pepper soft drink (1885)
born on 6-21-1857 in Brooklyn, New York, New York
expired 5-29-1941 in Waco, Texas   age 83
retired Lansing State Journal sports editor (1923-62)  George S. Alderton   in 1926 was first to use nickname "Spartans" in reference to Michigan Agricultural College sports teams (suggested to him by baseball team catcher Perry J. Fremont)
born on 9-21-1897
expired 2-19-1993 in Traverse City, Michigan   age 95   cause: myocardial failure
to next Pope: Leo XIto previous Pope: Innocent IX Catholic Church leader (1592-1605)  Ippolito Aldobrandini   elected 232nd Pope of the Roman Catholic Church January 30, 1592
¤Pope Clement VIII 
born on 3-??-1536 in Fano, Italy
expired 3-5-1605 in Rome, Italy   age 68
movie director  Robert Aldrich   made Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962), Hush ... Hush, Sween Charlotte (1964), The Dirty Dozen (1967) & The Longest Yard (1974); a cousin of Nelson Rockefeller
born on 8-9-1918 in Cranston, Rhode Island
expired 12-5-1983 in Los Angeles, California   age 64   cause: kidney failure
retired Air Force Colonel  Edwin Eugene Aldrin Sr.   a founder of the Air Force Institute of Technology; father of astronaut
born on 4-12-1896
expired 12-28-1974 in San Francisco, California   age 78
poet  Vincente Pio Marcelino Cirilo Aleixandre y Merlo   won 1977 Nobel prize in literature
born on 4-26-1898 in Seville, Spain
expired 12-14-1984 in Madrid, Spain   age 86
   Contest Selectors
1980 GP6.3%

former Yukos vice president  Vasily Georgievich Aleksanyan
born on 12-15-1972
expired 10-3-2011 in Dozhd, Russia   age 38   cause: AIDS
   Contest Selectors
2010DTM3.7%

former Soviet super-heavyweight power lifter  Vasily Ivanovich Alekseev   won gold medals in the 1976 & 1980 Olympic games
born on 1-7-1942 in Pokrovo-Shishkino, Ryazan Oblast, Russia, USSR
expired 11-25-2011 in München, Bavaria, Germany   age 69   cause: "serious heart problems"
AKS: Vasili Alexiev Alekseyev Alexeyev
former Brazilian vice president  José Alencar Gomes da Silva
born on 10-17-1931 in Itamuri, Minas Gerais, Brazil
expired 3-29-2011 in São Paulo, Brazil   age 79   cause: multiple organ failure; abdominal cancer
   Contest Selectors
2010DTM, RAVN, WEP11.1%

AKS: Jose
 Odysseus Alepoudhelis   was the 1979 Nobel literature laureate
¤pen name: Odysseus Elytis 
born on 11-2-1911 in Iráklion, Crete
expired 3-18-1996 in Athens, Greece   age
former character actor  Frank Alesi   appeared in Bikini Beach (1964), Pajama Party (1964), Beach Blanket Bingo (1965) & The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini (1966); became a tv director on the Captain Kangaroo kiddie show; then became a horse breeder
born on 1-4-1944 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 2-27-2011 in Carlsbad, California   age 67   cause: heart attack
character actor  Frank Aletter   was once marrried to Lee Meriwether; played the husband on the Cara Williams Show (1964-5)
born on 1-14-1925 in Queens, New York, New York
expired 5-13-2009 in Tarzana, California   age 83   cause: cancer
founding Stooges bass guitarist  David Michael "Dave" Alexander   fired from the band after showing up for a gig too drunk to perform
born on 6-3-1947 in Whitmore Lake, Michigan
expired 2-10-1975 in Ann Arbor, Michigan   age 27   cause: pulmonary edema; pancreatitis; alcoholism
circus aerialist  Fay Alexander   one of the few people to perform a triple somersault (and live)
born on --1924 in Seattle, Washington
expired 7-16-1999 in Sarasota, Florida   age 75   cause: lung cancer
baseball pitcher  Grover Cleveland "Pete" Alexander
born on 2-26-1887 in Elba, Nebraska
expired 11-4-1950 in Saint Paul, Minnesota   age 63
bank clerk & part-time jazz band leader  Jack Alexander   said to have inspired 1911 Irving Berlin song Alexander's Ragtime Band
expired 7-1-1958 in Hewlett, New York   age 74
journalist  Shana Alexander   daughter of song writer Milton Ager (subject of 1927 song Ain't She Sweet); did commentary on 60 Minutes opposite James J. Kilpatrick (1975-79)
born on 10-6-1925 in New York, New York
expired 6-23-2005 in Hermosa Beach, California   age 79   cause: cancer
Macedonian conquerer  Alexander the Great   founded Alexandria, Egypt
born on 9-20-356 BC
expired 6-13-323 BC   age 32
radio broadcasting pioneer  Ernst Frederick Werner Alexanderson   under Reginald Fessenden's direction built first high frequency alternator, making possible the first voice broadcast (12/24/1906); became chief engineer of RCA when it was created (1923); holder of 322 patents; invented first home television (1927)
born on 1-25-1878 in Uppsala, Uppsala län, Sweden
expired 5-14-1975 in Schenectady, New York   age 97
United States Lines fleet commodore  Leroy John Alexanderson   last captain of the S.S. United States passenger liner (1955-60)
born on 6-27-1910 in New York, New York
expired 2-29-2004 in Hampton, Virginia   age 93
exiled Yugoslav  Queen Alexandra   widow of Peter II
born on 3-25-1921 in Athens, Greece
expired 1-30-1993 in East Sussex, England   age 71
Grand Duchess  Zenia Alexandrovna   eldest sister of Czar Nicholas II
expired 4-20-1960 in London, England   age 85
songwriter, pianist, singer  Johnny Alf   wrote "delicately swinging music" that is considered a precursor to the bossa nova
¤born: Alfredo José da Silva 
born on 5-19-1929 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
expired 3-4-2010 in Santo André, Brazil   age 80   cause: prostate cancer
Saudi sheik/village idiot  Mohammed al-Fassi   in 1978 cheesed-off his Beverly Hills Sunset Blvd neighbors by painting the mansion & statuary garish colors
expired 12-24-2002 in Cairo, Egypt   age 50   cause: infected hernia
former Argentine president (1983-89)  Raúl Ricardo Alfonsín Foulkes
born on 3-12-1927 in Chascomús, Argentina
expired 3-31-2009 in Buenos Aires, Argentina   age 82   cause: lung cancer
AKS: Raul Alfonsin
British Army Major  Kenneth Joseph Alford   used his pseudonym to write military marches, the most famous of which is Colonel Bogey (1914)
¤real name: Frederick Joseph Ricketts 
born on 2-21-1881 in London, England
expired 5-15-1945 in Redgate, Surrey, England   age 64
actor  W. Lamar Alford
born on 10-11-1944
expired 3-29-1991   age 46
to next English ruler: Edward the Elderto previous English ruler: Ethelred I English King (871-899)  Alfred the Great   last son of Ethelwulf to ascend to the throne
born on --849
expired 10-28-899 in Wantage, Berkshire, England   age 50
plasma physicist  Hannes Olof Gösta Alfvén   shared the 1970 Nobel physics laureate for his work in magneto hydrodynamics
born on 5-30-1908 in Norrköoping, Sweden
expired 4-2-1995 in Djursholm, Sweden   age 86
AKS: Gosta Alfven
Swedish composer  Hugo Alfven
born on 5-1-1872 in Stockholm, Sweden
expired 5-8-1960 in Faluns, Sweden   age 88
novelist  Nelson Algren   wrote A Walk on the Wild Side & The Man with the Golden Arm (1949)
¤born: Nelson Algren Abraham 
born on 3-28-1909 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 5-9-1981 in Sag Harbor, New York   age 72   cause: heart attack
Shiite poobah  Abdul-Aziz al-Hakim   leader of SIIC
born on --1950 in Najaf, Iraq
expired 8-26-2009 in Tehran, Iran   age 59   cause: lung cancer
   Contest Selectors
2008LMLD, RAVN6.3%
2009DTM, LMLD, RAVN10.0%
   Scored 7.2250 points

Washington, D.C. restauranteur  Mahaboob Ben Ali   founded Ben's Chili Bowl Diner (1958) on U Street, NW
born on 6-13-1927 in San Juan, Trinidad
expired 10-7-2009 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 82   cause: congestive heart failure
Jordanian  Queen Alia   3rd wife of Hussein
¤born: Alia Toukan 
born on 12-25-1948 in Egypt
expired 2-9-1977 in Tafileh, Jordan   age 28   cause: helicopter crash
 Princess Alice   last grandchild of Queen Victoria; daughter of Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany & Princess Helene of Waldeck-Pyrmont
¤title: Countess of Athlone 
born on 2-25-1883 in Windsor Castle, England
expired 1-3-1981 in London, England   age 97
poet  Dante Alighieri   wrote The Divine Comedy (1307-21)
born on 5-27-1265 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy
expired 9-14-1321 in Ravenna, Italy   age 56
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in March 1972 community organizer  Saul David Alinsky   wrote Rules for Radicals (1971)
born on 1-30-1909 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 6-12-1972 in Carmel, California   age 63   cause: heart attack
former San Francisco mayor  Joseph Lawrence Alioto
born on 2-12-1916 in San Francisco, California
expired 1-29-1998 in San Francisco, California   age 81   cause: pneumonia; prostate cancer
 Joan Alison   co-wrote unproduced 1938 play Everybody Comes to Rick's; it became the 1942 movie Casablanca
¤full name: Joan Alison Appleton 
born on 5-3-1901
expired 3-30-1992 in Greenwich Village, Manhattan, New York, New York   age 90
Texas death row inmate  Franklin DeWayne Alix Sr.
¤number 999286 
born on 8-6-1975
expired 3-30-2010 in Huntsville, Texas   age 34   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2010ADWC, DFFC, DTM, JCM, OIE, PCD, RAVN25.9%
   Scored 9.1391 points

former Soviet Secret Police general  Heydar Alirza Aliyev   took advantage of military mutiny & booted previous president; president of Azerbaijan (1993-2003)
born on 5-10-1923 in Nakhichevan, Azerbaijan
expired 12-12-2003 in Cleveland, Ohio   age 80   cause: congestive heart failure
AKS: Geidar
head of state/ruler Sheik  Isa bin Salman al-Khalifa
¤title: Emir of Bahrain 
born on 6-3-1933 in al-Jasrah, Bahrain
expired 3-6-1999 in Manama, Bahrain   age 65
Baghdad mathematics professor  Muhammad ibn Musa abu Abdullah al-Khowarizmi al-Madjusial-Qutrubulli   wrote several mathematics textbooks; introduced Hindu numerals to the arab world (0, 1, 2, etc.); his name is an eponym for a carefully described procedure/process: algorithm
born on --780 in Khorezm (now Urgench, Uzbekistan)
expired ??-??-850   age 70
economist  Maurice Félix Charles Allais   recipient of the 1988 Nobel Prize in economics
born on 5-31-1911 in Paris, Île-de-France, France
expired 10-10-2010 in Saint-Cloud, France   age 99
   Contest Selectors
2006WEP3.3%
2007RR, WEP6.5%
2008RR, SPAM, WEP9.4%
2009RR, WEP6.7%
2010RR, WEP7.4%
   Scored 3.8500 points

AKS: Felix Alais
movie producer and radio actor  William Alland   played the newsreel reporter trying to find out the meaning of Rosebud in Citizen Kane; produced It Came From Outer Space, This Island Earth (1955) and Creature From the Black Lagoon
born on 3-4-1916 in Delmare, Delaware
expired 11-10-1997 in Long Beach, California   age 81   cause: heart disease
director  Alfred Lewis Allen   directed The Uninvited (1944) & Suddenly (1954)
born on 12-25-1905 in Oakergates, Shropshire, England
expired 5-3-2000 in Santa Monica, California   age 94
California death row inmate  Clarence Ray Allen
born on 1-16-1930 in Blair, Oklahoma
expired 1-17-2006 in San Quentin, California   age 76   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2006BOD, OIE, PCD, RAVN, RR, SPIT, TWOS23.3%
   Scored 4.9391 points

actor/director  Corey Allen   played Buzz in Rebel Without a Cause; helped cast the series regulars of Star Trek: The Next Generation as well as directing the series pilot ("Encounter at Farpoint"; 1987) and episodes "Home Soil" (1988), "Final Mission" (1990), "The Game" (1991) & "Journey's End" (1994); also directed a number of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episodes: "Captive Pursuit" (1993), "The Circle", "Paradise" & "The Maquis: Part 2" (all 1994)
¤real name: Alan David Cohen 
born on 6-29-1934 in Cleveland, Ohio
expired 6-27-2010 in Hollywood, California   age 75   cause: complications from Parkinson's disease
former Holy Cross football coach  Dan Allen
born on 12-7-1955
expired 5-16-2004 in Westboro, Massachusetts   age 48   cause: multiple chemical sensitivity
   Contest Selectors
2004RAVN5.6%
   Scored 10.2000 solo points

one of whis wackier roles familiar voice  Dayton Allen   provided the voice of Deputy Dawg, Heckle and Jeckle, as well as being Mr. Bungle on Winky Dink and You & mayor Phineas T. Bluster on Howdy Doodie
¤born: Dayton Allen Bolke 
born on 9-24-1919 in New York, New York
expired 11-11-2004 in Hendersonville, North Carolina   age 85   cause: stroke
   Contest Selectors
2003CSI5.6%

former University of Kansas basketball coach (1908-09 & 1920-56)  Forrest Claire "Phog" Allen   a practicing osteopath; helped make basketsball an Olympic sport (1936)
born on 11-18-1885 in Jamesport, Missouri
expired 9-16-1974 in Lawrence, Kansas   age 88
"Great White Hunter"  Frank Maurice "Bunny" Allen
born on 4-17-1906 in Berkshire, England
expired 1-2-2002 in Lamu Island, Kenya   age 95   cause: "natural causes"
comedian and early What's My Line panelist  Fred Allen
¤real name: John Florence Sullivan 
born on 5-31-1894 in Cambridge, Massachusetts
expired 3-17-1956 in New York, New York   age 61   cause: heart attack
football coach  George Herbert Allen
born on 4-29-1922 in Grosse Pointe, Michigan
expired 12-31-1990   age 72
radio, tv, movie comedienne  Grace Ethel Cecile Rosalie Allen   wife & comedy partner of George Burns
¤aka: "Gracie", as in "say goodnight Gracie";  
born on 7-26-1906 in San Francisco, California
expired 8-27-1964 in Hollywood, California   age 58
Motown drummer  Howard Richard "Pistol" Allen   worked for AC Delco before joining Motown
born on 8-12-1932 in Memphis, Tennessee
expired 6-30-2002 in Detroit, Michigan   age 69   cause: cancer
disaster movie producer  Irwin Allen   Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea and Towering Inferno; also produced the Lost in Space tv series
born on 6-12-1916 in New York, New York
expired 11-2-1991   age 75
former Atlanta mayor (1962-70)  Ivan Earnest Allen Jr.
born on 3-15-1911 in Atlanta, Georgia
expired 7-2-2003 in Atlanta, Georgia   age 92
 Jay Presson Allen   adapted the novel The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie for the stage (1966) & screen (1969); she did the screen adaptations of Marnie & Cabaret (1972)
born on 3-3-1922 in Fort Worth, Texas
expired 5-1-2006 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 84   cause: stroke
Broadway producer  Lewis M. Allen   produced Annie (1977-83), I'm Not Rapaport (1986) & Master Class (1996) — all three shows won Tony Awards
born on 6-27-1922 in Berryville, Virginia
expired 12-8-2003 in New York, New York   age 81   cause: pancreatic cancer
logger  Louis Allen
born on --1922 in Amite County, Mississippi
expired 1-31-1964 in Liberty, Amite County, Mississippi   age 43   cause: murdered; shotgun blasts to head
baseball announcer  Mel Allen
¤born: Melvin Allen Israel 
born on 2-14-1913 in Johns, Alabama
expired 6-16-1996 in Greenwich, Connecticut   age 83
singer  Peter Woolnough Allen
born on 2-10-1944 in Tenterfield, Australia
expired 6-18-1992   age 48
theater historian  Ralph G. Allen   wrote a revue based upon old vaudeville sketches; at a leacture he read from the script & a producer (Harry Rigby) approached him and they eventually came up with "Sugar Babies"
born on 1-7-1934 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 9-9-2004 in New York, New York   age 70   cause: heart ailment; diabetes
singing cowboy actor  Rex Elvie Allen Sr.   narrated some 1940s and 1950s Disney nature films
born on 12-31-1921 in Willcox, Arizona
expired 12-17-1999 in Tucson, Arizona   age 77   cause: run over by car
   Contest Selectors
1980 HA6.3%

song writer  Robert Allen   co-wrote Chances Are & Home for the Holidays
born on 2-5-1927 in Troy, New York
expired 10-1-2000 in Quogue, New York   age 73   cause: colon cancer
political columnist  Robert Sharon Allen   co-founder of Washington Merry-Go-Round column (1932)
born on 7-14-1900 in Latonia, Kentucky
expired 2-23-1981 in Georgetown, Maryland   age 80   cause: suicide; self-inflicted gunshot wound; cancer
English beat group member  Rod Allen   a co-founder of The Fortunes
¤born: Rodney Bainbridge 
born on 3-31-1944 in Leicester, England
expired 1-10-2008 in Covenrty, England   age 63   cause: liver cancer
   Contest Selectors
2008RAVN3.1%
   Scored 8.7000 solo points

Georgia geezer  Rosa Allen
born on 5-17-1886
expired 1-26-2001 in College Park, Georgia   age 114
yodeling radio cowgirl  Rosalie Allen
¤real name: Julia Marlene Bedra
Mrs. Malcolm McGlasson 
born on 6-27-1924 in Old Forge, Pennsylvania
expired 9-23-2003 in Palmdale, California   age 79   cause: heart failure; diabetes
nudie-movie "actress"  Rusty Allen   played Pamela Walker in Daughter of the Sun; also appeared in Girl Happy & The Sexperts
¤born: Terri Kay Cooper 
born on 3-10-1944 in Texas
expired 11-1-2004 in Las Vegas, Nevada   age 60
Guinness Book tallest woman  Sandra Elaine "Sandy" Allen   surgery halted her growth at 7 feet 7¼ inches
born on 6-18-1955 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 8-13-2008 in Shelbyville, Indiana   age 53   cause: blood infection; kidney failure; diabetes
   Contest Selectors
2004CSI5.6%

to next `Tonight Show' host: Jack Paar original Tonight Show host  Stephen Valentine Patrick William "Steve" Allen Sr.
born on 12-26-1921 in New York, New York
expired 10-30-2000 in Encino, California   age 78   cause: heart attack; hemopericardium
   Contest Selectors
2000 BOD14%
   Scored 7.2000 solo points

Oklahoma death row inmate  Wanda Jean Allen
born on 8-17-1959
expired 1-11-2001 in McAlester, Oklahoma   age 41   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2001 TEX12½%
   Scored 10.9000 solo points

dentist & former Chilean Marxist president Dr.  Salvador Allende Gossens   overthrown in CIA-aided coup
born on 7-26-1908 in Valparaiso, Chile
expired 9-11-1973 in Santiago, Chile   age 65   cause: suicide; assault rifle in mouth
   Contest Selectors
1980 JH

al-Qaeda muckety muck  Abu Laith al-Libi   supposedly the number 3 or 4 man in the terrorist network
born on --1967 in Libya
expired 1-28-2008 in Mir Ali, North Waziristan, Pakistan   age 41   cause: Predator drone missile
World War I veteran  Henry William Allingham   had briefly been the oldest man in the world
born on 6-6-1896 in London, England
expired 7-18-2009 in Ovingdean, West Sussex, England   age 113
   Contest Selectors
2006SPIT3.3%
2007SPIT3.2%
2008DFFC, SPAM, SPIT9.4%
2009DFFC, DTM, PCD10.0%
   Scored 1.8250 points

NASCAR driver  Clifford L. Allison
born on 10-20-1964
expired 8-6-1992 in Brooklyn, Michigan   age 27   cause: race car crash
race car driver  David Carl "Davey" Allison
born on 2-25-1961
expired 7-13-1993   age 32
Kukla's friend  Frances Allison
born on 11-20-1924 in La Porte City, Iowa
expired 6-13-1989   age 81
   Contest Selectors
1980 DO6.3%

blues guitar player  Luther Allison
born on 8-18-1939
expired 8-12-1997 in Madison, Wisconsin   age 57   cause: lung cancer & brain tumors
oldest Delaware geezer  Mary M. Allison
born on 8-15-1886 in Sussex County, Delaware
expired 12-4-2000 in New Castle, Delaware   age 114
former Washington Senators/Minnesota Twins outfielder (1958-70)  William Robert "Bobby" Allison   1959 Rookie of the Year
born on 7-11-1934 in Raytown, Missouri
expired 4-9-1995 in Rio Verde, Arizona   age 60   cause: ataxia
character actress  Elvia Allman   was the original "voice" of Clarabelle the Cow in commercials; played Cora Dithers on the Blondie tv series, the Librarian in Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) & busybody Elverna Bradshaw on The Beverly Hillbillies
born on 9-19-1904 in Enochville, North Carolina
expired 3-6-1992 in Santa Monica, California   age 87   cause: pneumonia
singing voice of Mr. Ed  Sheldon Allman   co-wrote tv themes for George of the Jungle cartoon & Let's Make a Deal game show
born on 6-8-1924 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 1-22-2002 in Culver City, California   age 77   cause: heart failure
Israeli military/political leader  Yigal Allon
¤born: Yigal Paicovich 
born on 10-10-1918 in Kfar Tabor, Palestine
expired 2-29-1980 in Afula, Israel   age 61   cause: heart attack
tv/movie sound editor  Wayne Allwine   was the third person to voice Mickey Mouse (1976-2007; following Walt & James Macdonald)
born on 2-7-1947 in Glendale, California
expired 5-18-2009 in Los Angeles, California   age 62   cause: complications from diabetes
tv producer  William Allyn   produced Peyton Place in the 1960s
born on 1-27-1927 in New York, New York
expired 1-3-1999   age 71   cause: heart disease
actress  June Allyson   ended up skilling adult diapers on tv (Depends)
¤born: Ella Geisman 
born on 10-7-1917 in Lucerne, New York
expired 7-8-2006 in Ojai, California   age 88   cause: pulmonary-respiratory failure; acute bronchitis
   Contest Selectors
1980BB6.3%
2005MOT4.3%
2006ADWC, KLS, MOT10.0%
   Scored 4.3250 points

AKS: Alison Allison
Another SFBMoFo Saddam cousin  Ali Hassan Abd al-Majid al-Tikriti   ordered poison gas attacks on Kurds, (1988) killing over 180,000; was Governor of Kuwait during Iraq's 7 month occupation
¤aka: "Chemical Ali
born on 11-30-1941 in Tikrit District, Iraq
expired 1-25-2010 in Baghdad, Iraq   age 68   cause: hanged
   Contest Selectors
2004EOD5.6%
2005ANG4.3%
2006ANG, TWOS6.7%
2007ANG, 4GUE6.5%
2008CSI, DFFC, PCD, RAVN, RR, TWOS, 4GUE21.9%
2009CSI, DFFC, PCD, RAVN, RPRM, RR, TWOS, WEP26.7%
2010CSI, DFFC, DTM, KLS, PCD, RAVN, RPRM, RR, TWOS, WEP37.0%
   Scored 5.7049 points

Emir of Dubai Sheik  Maktoum bin Rashid al-Maktoum   he was big in horse racing circles
born on --1943 in Shindagha, Dubai
expired 1-4-2006 in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia   age 62   cause: heart attack
international terrorist  Abu Ubaida al-Masri   purported to have masterminded the London subway bombings; originally thought to have been killed in a Predator drone missle strike
¤real name: unknown 
expired 3-??-2008 in Waziristan, Pakistan   age 40s   cause: hepatitis C
conductor  Antonio de Almeida
born on 1-20-1928 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
expired 2-18-1997 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania   age 69   cause: liver & lung cancer
jazz & classical guitarist  Laurindo Almeida
born on 9-2-1917 in São Paulo, Brazil
expired 7-26-1995   age 77
Charles H. Porter IV photo of Fire Captain Chris Fields carrying Baylee Almon from the blast rubble Oklahoma City bombing victim  Baylee Almon
born on 4-18-1994 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
expired 4-19-1995 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma   age 1   cause: severe head trauma
Hezbollah's frequent flier Sheik  Abbas al-Musawi   he's now going to party with God
born on --1952 in al-Nabi,Lebanon
expired 2-16-1992 in Lebanon   age 39   cause: assassinated; air strike on his location
AKS: Hizbollah
United Arab Emirates founder & president Sheik  Zayed bin Sultan al-Nahayan   owner of BCCI — the Bank of International Credit and Commerce (aka: Bank of Crooks and Criminals)
born on --circa 1918 in Abu Dhabi town, Kingdom of Abu Dhabi
expired 11-2-2004 in Abu Ahabi, United Arab Emirates   age 89   cause: renal failure; diabetes
AKS: Shaykh Zayid ibn Sultan Al Nahayan
former Sudanese strongman (1969-85)  Gaafar Mohammed al-Nimeiry   in by coup/out by coup
born on 1-1-1930 in Omdurman, Sudan
expired 5-30-2009 in Sudan   age 79
baseball outfielder  Mateo Rojas "Matty" Alou   brother of Jesús & Filipe; played for the Giants, Pirates, Cardinals, Athletics, Yankees & Padres (1960-74)
born on 12-22-1938 in Bajos de Haina, Dominican Republic
expired 11-3-2011 in Miami, Florida   age 72
author & film critic  Hollis Alpert   was the fiction editor at The New Yorker (1950-56); co-author of Playboy's The History of Sex in Cinema series (starting in 1965); co-founder of the National Society of Film Critics (1966)
born on 9-24-1916 in Herkimer, New York
expired 11-18-2007 in Naples, Florida   age 91   cause: pneumonia; respiratory failure
retired General Electric physicist  Ralph Alsher Alpher   as an astrophysics grad student provided the mathematical basis for the "Big Bang" theory in the late 1940s (his doctoral degree defense even had press coverage); ignored for decades, the Nobel committee forgot to include him when they handed out an award for the "discovery"
born on 2-3-1921 in Washington, District of Columbia
expired 8-12-2007 in Austin, Texas   age 86   cause: physical decline due to broken hip
saxophonist & Ska pioneer  Rolando Alphonso   played with the Skatalites
born on 1-12-1931
expired 11-20-1998 in Los Angeles, California   age 67   cause: brain hemorrhage
Sheik  Saqr bin Mohammed al-Qassimi   was the Emir of Ras Al-Khaimah (one of the United Arab Emirates; 1948-2010) & the world's oldest monarch
born on 4-9-1918 in Ras Al Khamah, Saudi Arabian penninsula, Ottoman Empire
expired 10-26-2010 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates   age 90
   Contest Selectors
2010WEP3.7%
   Scored 6.0000 solo points

AKS: Qasimi
Emir of Kuwait (1977-2006) Sheik  Jaber al-Ahmad al-Sabah   suffered cerebral hemorrhage Sept. 2001
born on 6-29-1926
expired 1-15-2006 in Kuwait City, Kuwait   age 79
   Contest Selectors
2003CSI5.6%
2004CSI5.6%
2005CSI4.3%

Sheikh  Saad al-Abdullah al-Salim al-Sabah   briefly served as Emir of Kuwait (January 15th through 24th, 2006)
born on --1930 in Kuwait, British Mandate Arabia
expired 5-13-2008 in Kuwait City, Kuwait   age 78   cause: colonic exsanguination
   Contest Selectors
2008WEP3.1%
   Scored 7.2000 solo points

AKS: bleeding (to death) from the ass
first Emir of Kuwait Sheik  Sabah al-Salem al-Sabah
expired 12-31-1977   age 62   cause: heart attack
Saudi Arabian crown prince  Sultan bin Abdulaziz al-Saud
expired 10-22-2011 in New York, New York   age 80   cause: colon cancer; Alzheimer's disease
Sheik  Abdel Hamid al-Sayeh   head of Palestine National Council (1984-93)
expired 1-8-2001 in Amman, Jordan   age 100
Queen  Zein al-Sharaf bint Jamal Ali   mother of Jordanian King Hussein
born on 4-2-1916
expired 4-26-1994   age 78
political columnist  Joseph Wright Alsop Jr.
born on 10-11-1910 in Avon, Connecticut
expired 8-28-1989 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 78
author  Mary O'Hara Alsop   wrote My Friend Flicka (1941) & its sequel Thunderhead (1943)
born on 7-10-1895 in Cape May Point, New Jersey
expired 10-15-1980 in Chevy Chase, Maryland   age 85
syndicated columnist  Stewart Johonnot Oliver Alsop   brother of Joseph
born on 5-17-1914 in Avon, Connecticut
expired 5-26-1974 in Bethesda, Maryland   age 60   cause: leukemia
first Saudi Oil minister Sheik  Abdullah al-Tariki   a co-founder of OPEC (1960)
expired 9-7-1997 in Cairo, Egypt   age 80   cause: heart attack
architect  Alexandre Altberg
¤born: Alexander Altberg 
born on 6-9-1908 in Berlin, German Empire
expired 8-15-2009 in Marília, Brazil   age 101
   Contest Selectors
2009WEP3.3%
   Did Not Score - insufficient category citations (zero to be exact)

tv game show director  Paul Alter   did a lot of work for Goodson-Todman productions on: What's My Line, To Tell The Truth, I've Got a Secret, The Price is Right & Family Feud; also produced Tattletales and Beat the Clock
born on 3-11-1922 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 6-11-2011 in Los Angeles, California   age 89
to next Pope: Innocent XIto previous Pope: Clement IX Catholic Church leader (1670-1676)  Emilio Altieri   elected 240th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church April 29, 1670
¤Pope Clement X 
born on 7-13-1590 in Rome, Italy
expired 7-22-1676 in Rome, Italy   age 86
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in August 1976 movie director  Robert Bernard Altman   made M*A*S*H (1970), Gosford Park (2001) & A Prairie Home Companion (2006); had a heart transplant around 1995
born on 2-20-1925 in Kansas City, Missouri
expired 11-20-2006 in Los Angeles, California   age 81   cause: complications from cancer
   Contest Selectors
2004RIE5.6%
2005RIE4.3%
2006ANG, RIE6.7%
   Scored 5.6500 points

former Assistant Sec. of Labor (1934)  Arthur J. Altmeyer   chief architect of the Social Security Ponzi scheme; first Social Security commissioner
born on 5-8-1891
expired 10-16-1972 in Madison, Wisconsin   age 81
cinematographer  John Alton
born on 10-5-1901 in Sopron, Hungary
expired 6-2-1996 in Santa Monica, California   age 94
artist & illustrator  Franz Altschuler   drew for the early editions of Playboy ... Hefner couldn't pay him that much so he got stock instead
born on 10-2-1923 in Mannheim, Germany
expired 12-12-2009 in Chicago, Illinois   age 86   cause: lung cancer
Hawaiian singer  Irmgard Keali'iwahinealohanohokahaopuamana Farden Aluli
¤nickname: "Auntie Irmgard" 
born on 10-7-1911 in Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii
expired 10-4-2001 in Honolulu, Hawaii   age 89
1968 Nobel physicist laureate  Luis Walter Alvarez   father of the dinosaur death-by-asteroid guy
born on 6-13-1911 in San Francisco, California
expired 9-1-1988 in Berkeley, California   age 77
terrorist  Mustafa Abu al-Yazid   a co-founder of al-Qaeda (1988); said to have been it's finance chief & #3 in charge
¤aka: "Sheik Abu Saeed al-Masri" 
expired 5-25-2010 in Pakistan/Afghanistan border   age 56   cause: assassinated; predator drone
international playboy Prince  Aly Khan   son of Aga Khan III and Begum Aga Khan; Pakistani ambassador to U.N. 1958 to 1960; married to Rita Hayworth (1949-53)
born on 6-13-1911 in Turin, Italy
expired 5-11-1960 in Suresnes, France   age 48   cause: car crash
actor  Kirk Alyn   original movie Superman in the 1940s
¤born: John Feggo Jr. 
born on 10-8-1910 in Oxford, New Jersey
expired 3-14-1999 in Woodlands, Texas   age 88
former football player  Lyle Martin Alzado   years of steroid & human growth hormone abuse took their toll
born on 4-3-1949 in New York, New York
expired 5-14-1992 in Portland, Oregon   age 43   cause: pneumonia; brain lymphoma (cancer)
Good riddance to this slug? alcoholic rapist & al-Qaeda terrorist/murderer  Abu Musab al-Zarqawi   a leader of the wave of murder in Iraq at time of death
¤Arabic: ابو مصعب الزرقاوي
born: Ahmad Fadil al-Nazal al-Khalayleh
     (أحمد فاضل النزال الخل ايله) 
born on 10-20-1966 in Zarqa, Jordan
expired 6-7-2006 in Hibhib, Diyala Province, Iraq   age 39   cause: "precision munitions"; two 500 pound laser-guided bombs
   Contest Selectors
2006BYE, KLS, WEP10.0%
   Scored 9.2250 points

AKS: Ahmed Fadeel Nazzal
physician & psychiatrist Dr.  Alois Alzheimer   first person to describe the disease that now bears his name
born on 6-14-1864 in Markbreit, Bavaria, Germany
expired 12-19-1915 in Breslau, Germany   age 51   cause: rheumatic heart disease; cardiac failure
novelist  Jorge Amado   wrote Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon (1958) & Dona Flor e Seus Dois Maridos (Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands; 1966)
born on 8-10-1912 in Ferradas, Bahia, Brazil
expired 8-6-2001 in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil   age 88   cause: heart & lung failure
one-armed head of the Nazi Press Chamber  Max Amann   first business manager of the Nazi Party
expired 3-1-1957 in München, Germany   age 65
former Afghan  King Amanullah   ruled 1919-29; led Afghanistan to independence from Britain
born on 6-1-1892 in Pagham, Afghanistan
expired 4-25-1960 in Zürich, Switzerland   age 67
artificial intelligence pioneer Dr.  Saul Amarel
born on 2-16-1928 in Salonika, Greece
expired 12-18-2002 in Princeton, New Jersey   age 74   cause: complications from cancer
tv writer/producer/director  Rodney Amateau   involved in a number of classic series, including: The Bob Cummings Show, The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, Mr. Ed, My Mother the Car & Gilligan's Island (directed pilot)
born on 12-20-1923 in New York, New York
expired 6-29-2003 in Los Angeles, California   age 79   cause: cerebral hemorrhage
British suspense writer  Eric Ambler   wrote screenplays for A Night to Remember (1958) and Topkapi (1964)
¤aka: Eliot Reed 
born on 6-28-1909 in London, England
expired 10-22-1998 in London, England   age 89
print/tv model  Eileen "Terry" Ambrose   mother of Ronna Romney & Terry Rakolta
born on 7-1-1925 in Ann Arbor, Michigan
expired 2-17-2004 in Jupiter, Florida   age 78   cause: heart failure
historian  Stephen Edward Ambrose   author of D-Day June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II (1994) & Band of Brothers (1992)
born on 1-10-1936 in Decatur, Illinois
expired 10-13-2002 in Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi   age 66   cause: lung cancer
Wisconsin fullback  Alan Dante Ameche   winner of the Heisman Trophy (1954)
¤nickname: "The Horse" 
born on 6-1-1933 in Kenosha, Wisconsin
expired 8-8-1988 in Houston, Texas   age 55
actor  Don Ameche   falsely remembered as the inventor of the telephone
¤born: Dominic Felix Amici 
born on 5-31-1908 in Kenosha, Wisconsin
expired 12-6-1993   age 85
   Contest Selectors
1980 DR6.3%

actor  Leon Ames
¤born: Leon Wycoff 
born on 1-20-1903 in Portland, Indiana
expired 10-12-1993   age 91
Savile Row couturier Sir  Edwin Hardy Amies   designed for the Queen
born on 7-17-1909 in Maida Vale, England
expired 3-5-2003 in Langford, Gloucestershire, England   age 93
Idi Amin - cannibal, buffoon, monster, ... cannibalistic former Ugandan dictator-for-life (1971-9)  Idi Amin Dada Oumee   overthrew Milton Obote (1971); ordered the execution of Dora Bloch; the Saudi Royal family harbored this slug
born on 1-1-1923 in Kuboko, British Uganda
expired 8-16-2003 in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia   age 80   cause: kidney failure; hypertension
   Contest Selectors
1979DO, DW, HA, HFSHP, JW, RR, SBVM, YJ76.9%
1980BD, DR, DW, EK, GP, VA37.5%
2002RAVN9.1%
2003CSI5.6%
   Scored 7.0000 solo points

 Israel Amir   first commander of the Israeli Air Force
¤born: Israel Zblodovsky 
born on --1903 in Russia
expired 11-1-2002 in Tel Aviv, Israel   age 99
author  Kingsley William Amis
born on 4-16-1922 in London, England
expired 10-22-1995   age 73
jazz saxophonist  Eugene "Jug" Ammons
born on 4-14-1925
expired 8-6-1974 in Chicago, Illinois   age 49   cause: pneumonia
animal rights facist  Cleveland Amory   the only good animal is a properly-cooked animal
born on 9-2-1917 in Nahant, Massachusetts
expired 10-14-1998 in New York, New York   age 81
AFLAC! insurance company executive  Joh Beverly Amos   in 1955, with brothers Bill & Paul, founded AFLAC (American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus, Georgia)
born on 6-5-1924 in Enterprise, Alabama
expired 8-13-1990 in Columbus, Georgia   age 66   cause: lung cancer
AFLAC! insurance company executive  William Lafayette "Bill" Amoa   in 1955, with brothers Paul & John, founded AFLAC (American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus, Georgia)
born on 2-8-1920
expired 1-18-1997 in Columbus, Georgia   age 76
electrodynamics pioneer  Andre Marie Ampere   has unit of electrical current flow named after him
born on 1-22-1755 in Lyon, Rhône, Rhône-Alps, France
expired 6-10-1836 in Marseilles, France   age 81
comedian  Morey Amsterdam   played Buddy Sorrell on the Dick Van Dyke Show
born on 12-14-1908 in San Francisco, California
expired 10-28-1996 in Los Angeles, California   age 87   cause: heart attack
Right Livelihood Award co-winner (1991)  Murlidhar Devidas "Baba" Amte
born on 12-24-1914 in Hinganghat, Wardha District, Maharashtra State, British India
expired 2-12-2008 in Warora, Chandrapur District, Maharashtra State, India   age 93   cause: leukemia
   Contest Selectors
2008WEP3.1%
   Scored 5.7000 solo points

AKS: Maralidhar Muralidhar Murliahar Devdas
Norwegian explorer  Roald Engelbregt Amundsen   first to reach the South Pole (12/14/1911; 5 weeks ahead of Scott); died during search for Nobile (1928)
born on 7-16-1872 in Vedsten, Norway
expired 6-18-1928 in Barents Sea, near Charles XII Island, Norway   age 55   cause: plane crash
the Dragon Lady model, entertainer, cytologist  Nedra F. Harrison Anargyros   original model for the "Dragon Lady" in Terry & the Pirates comic strip (1939)
born on 12-3-1915 in New York, New York
expired 9-20-2004   age 88
orchestra conductor  Karel Ancerl
born on 4-11-1908 in Tucapy, Czechoslovakia
expired 7-3-1973 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada   age 65
concert pianist  Geza Anda   his recording of the Mozart Piano Concerto No.21 was used as the incidental music for Elvira Madigan (1967)
born on 11-19-1921 in Budapest, Hungary
expired 6-13-1976 in Zürich, Switzerland   age 54   cause: internal hemorrhaging; cancer of esophagus
navy gunboat executive officer  Arthur F. Anders   took command of the Panay following December 12, 1937 Japanese attack on the vessel in China's Yangtze River; father of astronaut William Anders
¤nickname: "Tex" 
born on 10-2-1903 in Weimar, Texas
expired 8-27-2000 in Rancho Bernardo, California   age 96
child actress  Brigitte Andersen   star of Savannah Smiles (1982)
born on 7-11-1975 in Malibu, California
expired 5-18-1997 in California   age 21   cause: drug/alcohol overdose
author  Hans Christian Andersen   wrote The Red Shoes, Thumbelina and The Little Mermaid
born on 4-2-1805 in Odense, Fyn, Denmark
expired 8-4-1875 in Copenhagen, Denmark   age 70
cabaret singer  Lale Andersen   first to record Lili Marleen (1938)
¤born: Eulalia Bunnenberg 
born on 3-23-1905 in Lehe, Bremerhaven
expired 8-29-1972 in Vienna, Austria   age 67
advertising artist  Alexander Anderson Jr.   nephew of Paul Terry; created the Crusader Rabbit cartoon character & co-produced the show for NBC (1949); created the characters Rocket J. Squirrel, Bullwinkle J. Moose & Dudley Doright in 1948
born on 9-5-1920 in Berkeley, California
expired 10-22-2010 in Carmel, California   age 90   cause: complications from Parkinson's disease
1936 Nobel physics laureate  Carl David Anderson Jr.   discoverer of the positron (1932)
born on 9-3-1905 in New York, New York
expired 1-11-1991 in San Marino, California   age 85
horse race caller  Charles "Chic" Anderson
born on 12-17-1931 in Evansville, Indiana
expired 3-24-1979 in Commack, New York   age 47   cause: heart attack
Truman Agriculture secretary (1945-48)  Clinton P. Anderson   also New Mexico senator (1948-72)
born on 10-23-1895 in Centerville, South Dakota
expired 11-11-1975 in Albuquerque, New Mexico   age 80   cause: stroke
Civil War Union veteran widow  Daisy Anderson   widow of former slave
¤aka: Daisy A. Leonard 
expired 9-19-1998 in Denver, Colorado   age 97
actor & Jack Benny "valet"  Eddie "Rochester" Anderson
born on 9-18-1905 in Oakland, California
expired 2-28-1977 in Woodland Hills, California   age 71   cause: heart failure
bacteriologist  Ephraim Saul "Andy" Anderson   predicted that the overuse & misuse of antibiotics would lead to resistant strains of the bacterial they were supposed to kill (1968)
born on 10-28-1911 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumbria, England
expired 3-14-2006 in London, England   age 94
long time ABC announcer  Ernest E. "Ernie" Anderson   was "Ghoulardi" on tv in Cleveland
born on 11-12-1923
expired 2-6-1997 in Los Angeles, California   age 73
former MSU basketball coach (1954-65)  Forrest "Forddy" Anderson
born on 3-17-1919
expired 10-25-1999 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma   age 80   cause: pneumonia
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in June 1985 former Cincinnati Reds (1970-78) and Detroit Tigers (1979-95) manager  George Lee "Sparky" Anderson   first manager to win a World Series in both leagues
born on 2-22-1934 in Bridgewater, South Dakota
expired 11-4-2010 in Thousand Oaks, California   age 76   cause: complications related to dementia
   Contest Selectors
1980BB6.3%
2003JEDS5.6%
2004SS5.6%
2005ANG4.3%
2006ANG3.3%
2007ANG, AUDC6.5%
2008ANG, SBAP, SPAM9.4%
2009ANG, SBAP6.7%
2010ANG3.7%
   Scored 7.4000 solo points

pioneering movie actor  Gilbert M. Anderson   debuted in Edison's The Great Train Robbery (1903); co-founded Chicago's Essanay Film Co. (1897)
¤real name: Max Aaronson; aka: "Bronco Billy" 
born on 3-21-1882 in Little Rock, Arkansas
expired 1-20-1971 in Hollywood, California   age 88
football great  Heartly "Hunk" Anderson   played for/succeeded Rockne at Notre Dame (1918-21/1931-34); line coach for the Chicago Bears (1942-45; under him their line got the nickname "Monsters of the Midway")
expired 3-24-1928 in West Palm Springs, Florida   age 79   cause: respiratory illness
actor  Herbert Anderson   played the father (Henry Mitchell) on tv's Dennis the Menace (1959-63)
born on 3-30-1917 in Oakland, California
expired 6-11-1994 in Palm Springs, California   age 77
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in November 1972 political columnist  Jackson Northman "Jack" Anderson   won 1972 Pulitzer for his column "Washington-Merry-Go-Round"
born on 10-19-1922 in Long Beach, California
expired 12-17-2005 in Bethesda, Maryland   age 83   cause: complications from Parkinson's disease
actor  John Anderson   Kevin Uxbridge on Star Trek: The Next Generation
born on 10-20-1922 in Clayton, Illinois
expired 8-7-1992 in Sherman Oaks, California   age 69   cause: heart attack
actress Dame  Judith Anderson
¤real name: Francis Margaret Anderson-Anderson 
born on 2-10-1898 in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
expired 1-3-1991   age 93
composer & arranger  Leroy Anderson   wrote Sleigh Ride, Blue Tango (1952), The Syncopated Clock & The Typewriter
born on 6-29-1908 in Cambridge, Massachusetts
expired 5-18-1975 in Woodbury, Connecticut   age 66   cause: lung cancer
tv clown & bandleader  Lewis Burr Anderson   not the leader of a clown band ... he was the third person (after Bob Keeshan and Bobby Nicholson) to portray Clarabell on Howdy Doodie (1954-60)
born on 5-7-1922 in Kirkman, Iowa
expired 5-14-2006 in Hawthorne, New York   age 84   cause: prostate cancer
Four Step Brothers tap dancer  Maceo E. Anderson
born on 9-3-1909 in Charleston, South Carolina
expired 7-4-2001 in Los Angeles, California   age 90
singer  Marian Anderson
born on 2-27-1897 in South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 4-8-1993 in Portland, Oregon   age 96
   Contest Selectors
1979 VM 7.7%

Shuttle STS-89 & 107 astronaut  Michael Phillip Anderson
born on 12-25-1959 in Plattsburgh, New York
expired 2-1-2003 in over north-central Texas   age 43   cause: disintegration of Shuttle Columbia during re-entry
Texas death row inmate  Newton Burton Anderson
¤number 999355 
born on 8-8-1976
expired 2-22-2007 in Huntsville, Texas   age 30   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2007DFFC, DTH, JCM, OIE, PCD, SPIT19.4%
   Scored 9.5781 points

AKS: Andersen
blues guitarist/singer  Pinkney "Pink" Anderson   his first name was used as part of the name of a rock band (Pink Floyd)
born on 2-12-1900 in Laurens, South Carolina
expired 10-12-1974 in Spartanburg, South Carolina   age 74
physicist & science fiction writer  Poul William Anderson   author of Tau Zero (1970)
born on 11-25-1926 in Bristol, Pennsylvania
expired 7-31-2001 in Orinda, California   age 74   cause: prostate cancer
former child actor  Robert J. Anderson   played the young George Bailey in It's A Wonderful Life (1946); also appeared on the Mickey Mouse Club's Spin and Marty serial
born on 3-6-1933 in Hollywood, California
expired 6-6-2008 in Palm Springs, California   age 75   cause: melanoma
oil wildcatter/philathropist  Robert Orville Anderson   created ARCO in 1966 (from the Atlantic & Richfield oil companies) — it later merged into British Petroleum (BP; 2000)
born on 4-13-1917 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 12-2-2007 in Roswell, New Mexico   age 90
playwright  Robert Woodruff Anderson   penned Tea and Sympathy & I Never Sang for My Father; wrote the screenplay for The Sand Pebbles (1966)
¤ex-Mr. Teresa Wright (1959-78) 
born on 4-28-1917 in New York, New York
expired 2-9-2009 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 91   cause: complications from Alzheimer's disease
California death row inmate  Stephen Wayne Anderson
born on 7-8-1953
expired 1-29-2002 in San Quentin, California   age 48   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2002 BOD9.1%
   Scored 10.2000 solo points

former 3-term Tennessee congressman (1967-73)  William Robert Anderson   commanded the Nautilus submarine on it's 1958 voyage beneath the north-polar ice cap
born on 6-17-1921 in Bakerville, Tennessee
expired 2-25-2007 in Leesburg, Virginia   age 85
actor  Keith Andes   played tribal leader Akuta on original Star Trek series episode "The Apple" (October 1967)
¤born: John Charles Andes 
born on 7-12-1920 in Ocean City, New Jersey
expired 11-11-2005 in Santa Clarita Valley, California   age 85   cause: suicide; asphyxiation; bladder cancer; kidney failure
quick-food pioneer  Momofuku Ando   founder of Nissan Foods; came up with instant Ramen Noodles (1958)
born on 3-5-1910 in Japanese-occupied Taiwan
expired 1-5-2007 in Ikeda, Japan   age 96   cause: heart failure
classical trumpet virtuoso  Maurice André
born on 5-21-1933 in Ales, France
expired 2-25-2012 in Urrugne, Labourd, Bayonne, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Aquitaine, France   age 78
AKS: Andre
virologist  Christopher Andrewes
expired 12-31-1988   age 92
photographer  Bert Andrews
born on 6-2-1901 in Colorado Springs, Colorado
expired 1-25-1993   age 63
actor  Carver Dana Andrews
born on 1-1-1909 in Collins, Mississippi
expired 12-17-1992   age 83
   Contest Selectors
1980 HP6.3%

singer  Laverne Andrews   elder sister of Patti & Maxene
born on 7-6-1915 in Minneapolis, Minnesota
expired 5-8-1967 in Brentwood, California   age 51   cause: cancer
singing sister  Maxene Andrews
born on 1-3-1918 in Minneapolis, Minnesota
expired 10-21-1995   age 77
actor  Tiger Andrews   played Captain Adam Green on The Mod Squad & was the second Klingon seen on Star TrekKras (episode "Friday's Child"; 1967)
born on 3-19-1920 in Brooklyn, New York, New York
expired 1-27-2007 in Encino, California   age 86   cause: heart attack
1961 Nobel literature laureate  Ivo Andric   wrote The Bridge on the Drina (1945)
born on 10-9-1892 in Dolac, Bosnia, Austria-Hungary
expired 3-13-1975 in Belgrade, Yugoslavia   age 83   cause: complication from stroke
1970 Reuben Award winner cartoonist  Alfred J. Andriola   drew the Kerry Drake strip (1943-83); got a Reuben Award for his efforts
born on 5-24-1912 in New York, New York
expired 3-29-1983 in New York, New York   age 70
Soviet president  Yuri Vladimirovich Andropov
born on 6-15-1914 in Nagutskaia, Russia
expired 2-9-1984 in Kuntsevo, Russia, USSR   age 69
AARP co-founder (1958)  Ethel Percy Andrus
born on 9-21-1884 in San Francisco, California
expired 7-13-1967 in Los Angeles, California   age 82
biochemist  Christian Boehmer Anfinsen II   shared the 1972 Nobel prize in chemistry
born on 3-26-1916 in Monessen, Pennsylvania
expired 5-14-1995 in Randallstown, Maryland   age 79
WWI pilot, gold prospector, soldier-of-fortune  James Crawford "Jimmy" Angel   discovered South American waterfall that became known as Angel Falls in 1929
expired 12-8-1956 in Balboa, Panama   age 57
film actress  Pier Angeli   ex-wife of Vic Damone
¤born: Anna Maria Pierangeli 
born on 6-19-1932 in Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
expired 9-9-1971 in Beverly Hills, California   age 39   cause: suicide; barbituate overdose
Girl with a Cat statue artist  Carlton W. Angell   sculpted Girl with a Cat for the Bath School Bombing Memorial
born on 10-13-1884
expired 5-??-1964 in Lomita, California   age 79
flight 175 hits the World Trade Center South Tower as the North Tower burns following earlier airplane impact former Cheers writer/producer  David Lawrence Angell   was executive producer of Wings & Frasier sitcoms
born on 4-10-1946 in West Barrington, Rhode Island
expired 9-11-2001 in New York, New York   age 55   cause: aboard hijacked American Airlines flight 11
retired Stanford University electrical engineering professor  James Browne Angell   also served as the university's carillonneaur (1960-91)
born on 12-25-1924 in Staten Island, New York, New York
expired 2-13-2006 in San Francisco, California   age 81   cause: complications from Parkinson's disease
cinematography optics innovator  Pierre Angénieux   won 1965 Scientific & Engineering Oscar for the 10-to-1 zoom lens; also won 1989 Gordon E. Sawyer Award
born on 7-14-1907 in Saint-Héand, Saint-Etienne, Loire, France
expired 6-26-1998   age 90
   Contest Selectors
2003CSI

AKS: Angenieux St. Heand
World War II Swedish diplomatic attaché (1944-45)  Par Johan Valentin Anger   worked with Raoul Wallenberg to save thousands of Hungarian Jews from Nazi death camps
born on 12-7-1913 in Goteborg, Sweden
expired 8-25-2002 in Stockholm, Sweden   age 88   cause: stroke
screenwriter  Edward Anhalt   won oscars for Panic in the Streets (1950; with wife Edna) and Becket (1964)
born on 3-28-1914 in New York, New York
expired 9-3-2000 in Pacific Palisades, California   age 86   cause: cancer
Tibetan "Warrier Nun"  Ani Pachen   fought against the Chinese invasion of Tibet (1950-60); captured & spent 21 years in prison under extreme duress
¤born: Pachen Dolma
name (roughly translated) means "Nun Big Courage" 
born on --1933 in Gonjo, Province of Kham, Tibet
expired 2-2-2002 in Dharmsala, India   age 68   cause: heart failure
automobile designer  Benjamin H. Anibal   designed original Pontiac automobile (1926) for the Oakland Motor Company (it later became GM's Pontiac division)
born on 12-2-1886 in Linden, Michigan
expired 6-19-1977 in Royal Oak, Michigan   age 90
Emmy award-winning set designer  Kathleen Ankers   did set design for original Sale of the Century game show, as well as all three Letterman tv shows; appeared as the foul-mouthed Bookmobile Lady on Letterman's show
born on 10-22-1919
expired 10-1-2001 in Bethlehem, Connecticut   age 81

click on General Hanley's brain to hear about what's happening to him character actor  Morris Ankrum   played General Hanley in Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956), General Considine in The Giant Claw (1957) and a judge on the Perry Mason tv series
¤born: Morris Nusbaum 
born on 8-27-1896
expired 9-2-1964 in Pasadena, California   age 68   cause: trichinosis
Ken gives Raquel some acting tips movie director  Kenneth Cooper Annakin   directed Swiss Family Robinson (1960) & Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines (1965)
born on 8-10-1914 in Beverley, Yorkshire, England
expired 4-22-2009 in Beverly Hills, California   age 94   cause: complications from heart attack & stroke
   Contest Selectors
2003CSI5.6%
2004CSI5.6%
2005CSI4.3%
2006CSI3.3%
2008CSI3.1%
2009CSI, RR6.7%
   Scored 4.3500 points

AKS: Anakin
to next English ruler: George Ito previous English co-ruler: Mary IIto previous English co-ruler: William III English  Queen Anne   daughter of James II; sister of Mary II; last Stuart monarch of England (1702-1714)
born on 2-6-1665 in London, England
expired 8-1-1714 in Kensington, England   age 49
royal consort  Anne of Cleves   fourth wife of Henry VIII
born on --1515
expired ??-??-1557   age 42
socialite  Leonore Annenberg   niece of Harry "Columbia Pictures" Cohn; widow of Walter Annenberg
¤née: Cohn
ex-Mrs. Belden Katlman
ex-Mrs. Lewis S. Rosenstiel 
born on 2-20-1918 in New York, New York
expired 3-12-2009 in Rancho Mirage, California   age 91
TV Guide billionaire  Walter Hubert Annenberg
born on 3-13-1908 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
expired 10-1-2002 in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania   age 94   cause: complications from pneumonia
   Contest Selectors
2000 RR14%
2001 RR12½%
2002 JL9.1%
   Scored 5.6000 solo points

14-term Chicago congresmman (1965-92)  Frank Annunzio
born on 1-12-1915 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 4-8-2001 in Lincolnwood, Illinois   age 86
AKS: Anunzio Anunnzio Annunnzio
former WWF wrassler  Rodney Anoia   slammed Hulk Hogan under the ring name of Yokozuna; had a 240 egg-a-day habit
born on 10-2-1966 in Samoa
expired 10-23-2000 in Liverpool, England   age 34   cause: heart attack
dramatist  Jean Marie Lucien Pierre Anouilh
born on 6-23-1910 in Bordeaux, France
expired 10-3-1987 in Lausanne, Switzerland   age 77
   Contest Selectors
1980 GP6.3%

wild and crazy Aussie  Rodney William Ansell   his exploits were the basis for the Crocodile Dundee movie character
born on --1955
expired 8-4-1999 in Urapunga Ranch, Northern Territory, Australia   age 44   cause: shoot-out with police
mathematician & orchestral conductor  Ernest Alexander Ansermet   conductor with the Ballet Russe; founder & conductor of l'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
born on 11-11-1883 in Vevay, Switzerland
expired 2-20-1969   age 85
midget shoe huckster  William Edmond Ansley   appeared as Buster Brown for 27 years
born on 11-11-1888
expired 9-26-1972 in Gainesville, Texas   age 83
author  Jay Anson   wrote The Amityville Horror
born on 11-4-1921
expired 3-12-1980 in Palo Alto, California   age 58   cause: complications following heart surgery
avant garde composer  George Johan Carl Antheil   co-inventor of Spread Spectrum radio technology
born on 7-8-1900 in Trenton, New Jersey
expired 2-12-1959 in New York, New York   age 58
PBA Hall of Fam bowler  Earl Roderick Anthony
born on 4-27-1938 in Kent, Washington
expired 8-14-2001 in New Berlin, Wisconsin   age 63   cause: fall down flight of stairs
Mutual Network radio host  John J. Anthony
¤real name: Lester Kroll 
born on 9-1-1902 in New York, New York
expired 7-16-1970 in San Francisco, California   age 67   cause: heart attack
suffragette  Susan Brownell Anthony   model for failed U.S. dollar coin
born on 2-15-1820 in Adams, Massachusetts
expired 3-13-1906 in Rochester, New York   age 86
jockey  Christopher W. Antley   won 1999 Kentucky Derby aboard Charismatic
born on 1-6-1966
expired 12-1-2000 in Pasadena, California   age 34   cause: drug overdose (Clobenzorax, methamphetamine ...)
air-headed royal consort  Marie Antoinette   when told that the peasants of France were starving and had no bread to eat flippantly suggested "Let them eat cake!"
born on 11-2-1755 in Vienna, Austria
expired 10-16-1793 in Paris, Île-de-France, France   age 37   cause: executed; guillotined
to next Pope: Pius VIto previous Pope: Clement XIII Catholic Church leader (1769-1774)  Giovanni Vincenzo Antonio-Ganganelli   elected 251st Pope of the Roman Catholic Church 1769
¤Pope Clement XIV 
born on 10-31-1705 in Sant' Arcangelo, Italy
expired 9-22-1774 in Rome, Italy   age 68
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in November 1967 director  Michelangelo Antonioni   made Blowup (1966) & Zabriskie Point (1970)
born on 9-29-1912 in Ferrara, Italy
expired 7-30-2007 in Rome, Italy   age 94
   Contest Selectors
2002DTM9.1%
2003DTM5.6%
2005TBC4.3%
2007NFG3.2%
   Scored 5.6000 solo points

AKS: Michaelangelo
 Sergei Antonov   one-time Balkan Airlines representative in Rome; accused of giving a weapon to Mehmet Ali Agca that was used in the attempt to kill Pope John Paul II, held in jail for four years, but acquitted at trial for lack of evidence (1986)
expired 7-31-2007 in Sofia, Bulgaria   age 59
Roman leader  Marc Antony   rival of Octavius; defeated at the Battle of Actium (31 BC); committed suicide with his mistress/wife (Cleopatra)
¤full name: Marcus Antonius 
born on --83 BC
expired 8-12-30 BC in Alexandria, Egypt   age 53   cause: suicide

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