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restauranteur & ballonist  Hiroaki "Rocky" Aoki   founded Benihana steak house chain (1963)
born on 10-9-1938 in Tokyo, Japan
expired 7-10-2008 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 69   cause: pneumonia; cancer; diabetes; cirrhosis of the liver; hepatitis C
   Contest Selectors
1979HA7.7%
1980HA6.3%
2008QKU, SPAM6.3%
   Scored 6.8500 points

Chinese Honolulu Police Department detective (1898-1932)  Chang Apana   carried a bullwhip instead of a gun; basis for the Charlie Chan fictional character
born on --1871 in Hawaii
expired 12-??-1933   age 68
fomer DC Comics illustrator  James N. Aparo   drew Batman, the Green Arrow & other characters
born on 8-24-1932
expired 7-19-2005 in Southington, Connecticut   age 72   cause: cancer
Drech-O-Rama movie director  Stephen C. Apostolof   made what probably is the worst movie of all time (even worse than Plan Nine...) — starring Criswell and scripted by Ed Wood (see, you just knew he had to have a hand in it somehow)
born on 2-25-1928 in Borgas, Bulgaria
expired 8-14-2005 in Mesa, Arizona   age 77
AKS: Apostoloff
Sir  Edward Victor Appleton   his work in the physics of the upper atmosphere earned him the 1947 Nobel prize in physics
born on 9-6-1892 in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England
expired 4-21-1965 in Edinburgh, Scotland   age 72
Bo makes the tabloids... wacko UFO cult leader  Marshall Herff Applewhite   snuffed himself and 38 other members of the Heaven's Gate cult to become ET-like aliens before beaming to the "mothership" that was hiding behind the Hale-Bopp comet
¤nicknames: "Bo", "Do" & "Ti" 
born on 5-17-1931 in Texas
expired 3-26-1997 in Rancho Santa Fe, California   age 65   cause: suicide
former Philippine President (2/1986-6/30/1992)  Maria Corazoń Sumulong-Cojuangco Aquino
¤nickname: Cory
born: Maria Corazoń Sumulong-Cojuangco 
born on 1-25-1933 in Tarlac Province, The Philippines
expired 8-1-2009 in Manila, The Philippines   age 76   cause: heart failure; colon cancer
   Contest Selectors
2009JCM, LMLD6.7%
   Scored 6.1500 points

AKS: Corazon
They blow'd up REAL good!subject of 20 Questions interview in June 1998 `Playboy Magazine'interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in September 1988 PLO chairman (1969-2004)  Yasser Arafat   shared 1994 Nobel Peace prize
¤full name: Mohammed Abdel-Raouf Arafat Al-Qudwa al-Hussaeini
nom de guerre: Abu Ammar 
born on 8-4-1929 in Cairo, Egypt
expired 11-11-2004 in Clamart, France   age 75   cause: assassinated; polonium poisoning; stroke; disseminated intravascular coagulation; thrombocytopenia; kidney failure; liver failure; cirrhosis of liver
   Contest Selectors
1979DW, HA, HFS, HP, JW38.5%
1980BD, DW, EB18.8%
2000BOD, IVY29%
2001ANG, BOD, RR25%
2002ANG, BOD, JEDS, RAVN, RR45.5%
2003ABRA, ANG, CSI, JEDS, OGGI, RAVN, RR38.9%
2004ABRA, ANG, BOD, CSI, RAVN, RIE, RR38.9%
   Scored 5.0391 points

AKS: Yaser Yasir Yassir
rapacious former United Way executive (1970-92)  William J. Aramony   served 6 years of a 7 year sentence for fraud Ᾱ he used organization $$$ to live large (including gifts t his teenage mistress Lari Villasor)
born on 7-27-1927 in Jewett City, Connecticut
expired 11-11-2011 in Alexandria, Virginia   age 84   cause: bone cancer; prostate cancer
former Guatemalan dictator/presidente (1970-74)  Carlos Manuel Arana Osorio
born on 7-17-1918 in Barberena, Guatemala
expired 12-6-2003 in Guatemala City, Guatemala   age 85
silent film comedy actress  Minta Durfee Arbuckle   co-founded the Keystone Film Company with Fatty; divorced Fatty after his 1925 acquittal on murder charges
¤born: Araminta Durfee 
born on 10-1-1889 in Los Angeles, California
expired 9-9-1975 in Woodland Hills, California   age 85   cause: heart ailment
tubby silent film funnyman  Roscoe Conkling Arbuckle   actor, writer, director, got Buster Keaton started in the movie biz; with wife co-founded Keystone Film Co. (think Keystone Kops); on receiving end of first custard pie thrown in the movies; tried 3 times for the "murder" of Virginia Rappe & acquitted --- this incident was the basis for the movie The Wild Party with Raquel Welch playing Virginia and James Coco playing Roscoe; hounded out of the business by the Hearst Newspaper chain
¤aka: "Fatty"
used pseudonym William Gordon 
born on 3-24-1887 in Smith Center, Kansas
expired 6-29-1933 in New York, New York   age 46   cause: heart attack
photographer  Diane Arbus   learned photography from her then-husband Allan Arbus
¤née: Nemerov 
born on 3-14-1923 in New York, New York
expired 7-26-1971 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 48   cause: suicide; barbituate overdose & slashed wrists
jockey  Edward George "Eddie" Arcaro   5-time Kentucky Derby winner (1945 aboard "Hoop Jr."); won two Triple Crowns, aboard Whirlaway (1941) and Citation (1948), for Calument Farms
born on 2-14-1916 in Cincinnati, Ohio
expired 11-14-1997 in Miami, Florida   age 81
professional golfer  George William Archer   winner of the 1969 Masters Golf Tournament
born on 10-1-1939 in San Francisco, California
expired 9-25-2005 in Incline Village, Nevada   age 65   cause: Burkitt's lymphoma
radio and movie actor  John Archer   first husband of Marjorie Lord (1941-55); father of Anne Archer; announcer on The Shadow who intoned "Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men? The Shadow Knows."; also appeared on The FBI in Peace and War; appeared in Destination Moon, Rock Around the Clock and Blue Hawaii
¤born: Ralph Bowman 
born on 5-8-1915 in Osceloa, Nebraska
expired 12-5-1999 in Los Angeles, California   age 84
Hollywood gossip columnist  Armand A. "Army" Archerd   had a column in Daily Variety for decades
born on 1-13-1922 in The Bronx, New York, New York
expired 9-8-2009 in Los Angeles, California   age 87   cause: mesothelioma
   Contest Selectors
2000TEX14%
2001NFG, TEX25%
2002TMTX9.1%
2003TMTX5.6%
2004NFG5.6%
2005NFG4.3%
2006NFG3.3%
2007NFG3.2%
2008NFG3.1%
2009NFG3.3%
   Scored 6.3000 solo points

actress  Eve Arden   had title role in radio & tv Our Miss Brooks series
¤real name: Eunice Quedens 
born on 4-30-1908 in Mill Valley, California
expired 11-12-1990   age 87
Creole button accordionist  Alphonse "Bois Sec" Ardoin   for many years performed with fiddler Canray Fontenot
born on 11-16-1915 in Duralde, Louisiana
expired 5-16-2007 in Eunice, Louisiana   age 91
oscar-winning director (Dirty Dancing, Sister Act)  Emile Ardolino
born on 5-9-1943 in Maspeth, New York
expired 11-20-1993 in Bel Air, California   age 50   cause: AIDS
Iraqi politician  Abdel-Rahman Muhammad Aref   was the country's president (1963-68) until ousted in a Baath Party insitgated coup
born on --1916 in Baghdad, Iraq
expired 8-24-2007 in Amman, Jordan   age 91
 Claudine Louise Mudd Arehart   grand-daughter of Dr. Samuel Mudd trying to get him cleared
born on 6-9-1917
expired 3-11-2002 in La Plata, Maryland   age 84   cause: complications from stroke
pro wrassler  George J. Arena
¤aka: "Gorgeous George
born on 9-13-1907
expired 7-16-1992   age 84   cause: bone cancer
speed/drag racer  Arthur E. Arfons   built the "Green Monster," a jet powered 17,000 horsepower car that he used to set world speed records at Bonneville in the 1960s
born on 2-3-1926 in Akron, Ohio
expired 12-3-2007 in Akron, Ohio   age 81
new-age art historian  Joseph Anthony Arguelles   was big on the Mayan calendar; was an inspiration for the August 16, 1987 Harmonic Convergence event
¤aka: "José Argüelles" 
born on 1-24-1939 in Rochester, Minnesota
expired 3-23-2011 in Australian bush   age 72   cause: peritonitis
AKS: Jose
Nicaraguan president (May 1st-26th, 1947)  Leonardo Argüello
expired 12-15-1947 in Mexico City, Mexico   age 74   cause: heart attack; chronic diabetes
AKS: Arguello
three-time former Panamanian president (1940-41; 1949-51; 1968)  Arnuldo Arias Madrid   always exited the office via coup
born on 8-15-1901 in Columbia
expired 8-10-1988 in Miami, Florida   age 86   cause: heart attack
Tibetologist  Michael Vaillancourt Aris   husband of Burmese dissident Aung San Suu Kyi
born on 3-27-1946 in Havana, Cuba
expired 3-27-1999 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England   age 53   cause: prostate cancer
Carnival Cruise Lines founder (1972)  Ted Arison
¤born: Theodore Arisohn 
born on --1924 in Zichrow Ya'acova, Palestine
expired 10-1-1999 in Tel Aviv, Israel   age 75   cause: heart attack; throat cancer
Bolshoi soprano  Irina Konstantinova Arkhipova
born on 12-2-1925 in Moscow, Russia, USSR
expired 2-11-2010 in Moscow, Russia   age 84
American International Pictures co-founder (1954)  Samuel Zachary Arkoff
born on 6-12-1918 in Fort Dodge, Iowa
expired 9-16-2001 in Burbank, California   age 83
Marquis  François-Laurent d'Arlandes   accompanied friend Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozière on first untethered balloon ride (1783); stoked the burner that kept them aloft
expired ??-??-17??   age ??
AKS: Francois
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in October 1976 ABC honcho  Roone Pickney Arledge II   headed their sports division (1968-86) & news division (1977-2002); won 37 Emmies (1st as producer of Shari Lewis' puppet show) & 4 Peabody Awards
born on 7-8-1931 in Forest Hills, New York
expired 12-5-2002 in New York, New York   age 71   cause: complications from cancer
   Contest Selectors
2002 DTM9.1%
   Scored 7.9000 solo points

composer  Harold Arlen   wrote Over the Rainbow (with E.Y. Harburg)
¤born: Hyman Arluck 
born on 2-15-1905 in Buffalo, New York
expired 4-23-1986 in New York, New York   age 81
film actor  Richard Arlen   starred in 1927 Academy Award-winning Wings
¤real name: Richard Cornelius van Mattimore 
born on 9-1-1898 in Charlottesville, Virginia
expired 3-28-1976 in North Hollywood, California   age 77   cause: emphysema
dignified actor  George Arliss   played title roles in Disraeli (1921 & 1929) and Voltaire (1933)
¤born: George Augustus Andrews 
born on 4-10-1868 in London, England
expired 2-5-1946 in London, England   age 77
Great Lakes sailor  Michael Eugene Armagost   Third Mate of the Edmund Fitzgerald
born on 10-14-1938
expired 11-10-1975 in Eastern Lake Superior, Canada   age 37   cause: drowned when ship foundered
tv writer  Margaret Armen   wrote for The Rifleman, The Big Valley, Lawman, Cannon & Star Trek — original series episodes The Gamesters of Triskelion (introduced Kirk to hot drill thral space babe;paid off in Quatloos), The Paradise Syndrome (Kirk marries hot Native American princess space babe) & The Cloud Minders (Spock meets hot intellectual space babe)
born on 9-9-1921 in Washington, District of Columbia
expired 11-10-2003 in Woodland Hills, California   age 82   cause: heart failure
actor  Pedro Gregorio Armendáriz Hastings   got irradiated while shooting The Conquerer (156); played the Turkish station chief in From Russia With Love
born on 5-9-1912 in Mexico City, Mexico
expired 6-18-1963 in Los Angeles, California   age 51   cause: suicide; gunshot; advanced neck cancer
AKS: Armendariz
poet  Richard Willard Armour
born on 7-15-1906 in San Pedro, California
expired 2-28-1989   age 82
Weather Girls singer  Izora M. Rhodes Armstead   with Martha Walsh had hit "It's Raining Men" (1983)
born on 7-6-1942
expired 9-16-2004 in San Leandro, California   age 62   cause: heart failure
jazz cornetist & bandleader  Daniel Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong
born on 8-4-1901 in New Orleans, Louisiana
expired 7-6-1971 in New York, New York   age 69   cause: heart attack
character actor  Donald Robert Armstrong   played Jerry Malone in Dumbbells in Ermine (1930), Broadway producer Carl Denham in King Kong (1933) and Son of Kong (1933); played nightclub owner Max O'Hara in Mighty Joe Young (1949)
born on 11-20-1890 in Saginaw, Michigan
expired 4-21-1973 in Santa Monica, California   age 82
Major  Edwin Howard Armstrong   inventor of the Audion radio receiving system (1913) & Frequency Modulation radio
born on 12-18-1891 in New York, New York
expired 2-1-1954 in New York, New York   age 62   cause: suicide; plunge from apartment window
Edwin's widow  Esther Marion Armstrong   met her husband while working as David Sarnoff's secretary; put the screws to the weasel corporations that had infringed her husband's patents
¤née: MacInnes 
born on 8-13-1898 in Merrimac, Massachusetts
expired 8-8-1979 in Exeter, New Hampshire   age 81   cause: "a short illness"
AKS: Marian
adultering televangelist  Garner Ted Armstrong   estranged son of Herbert W. Armstrong
born on 2-9-1930 in Portland, Oregon
expired 9-15-2003 in Tyler, Texas   age 73   cause: pneumonia
composer  Henry W. "Harry" Armstrong   wrote music for Sweet Adeline
expired 2-28-1951 in New York, New York   age 71
 Herbert W. Armstrong   founder of the Worldwide Church of God
born on 7-31-1892 in Des Moines, Iowa
expired 1-16-1986 in Pasadena, California   age 93   cause: heart disease
Enid, Mississippi farmer  Howard N. Armstrong   one of the jurors in the "trial" of J.W. Milam & Roy Bryant for the murder of Emmett Till
born on 4-19-1919
expired 8-25-2003 in Enid, Mississippi   age 84
1932 Olympic gold track medalist  Mary Carew Armstrong
born on 9-18-1913
expired 7-12-2002 in Framingham, Massachusetts   age 88
teacher & author  William Howard Armstrong   wrote children's novel Sounder (1970)
born on 9-14-1914 in Collierstown, Virginia
expired 4-11-1999 in Kent, Connecticut   age 84
jazz fidler  William Howard Taft Armstrong
¤aka: "Louie Bluie" 
born on 3-4-1907 in Dayton, Tennessee
expired 7-30-2003 in Boston, Massachusetts   age 96   cause: compliations from heart attack
Ameriquest Mortgage founder  Roland E. Arnall   once was the largest sub-prime lender; it "crashed and burned" and was picked up by Citigroup (2007)
born on 3-29-1939 in Paris, Île-de-France, France
expired 3-17-2008 in Los Angeles, California   age 68   cause: cancer
big band, orchestra & movie arranger/composer  Léo Arnaud   on a commission from Felix Slatkin composed "The Change Suite" (1958); part of that piece, "Bugler's Dream," is the best-known — ABC & NBC have used it as their theme music for coverage of the Olympic games
born on 7-24-1904 in Lyon, France
expired 4-26-1981 in Los Angeles, California   age 76
AKS: Leo
Ba-Ba-Loo bandleader  Desiderio Alberto Arnaz y De Acha III   ex-husband of Lucille Ball; co-founder of Desilu Studios
born on 3-2-1917 in Santiago de Cuba
expired 12-2-1986 in Del Mar, California   age 69
   Contest Selectors
1980 BD6.3%

AKS: Arnez
role playing game pioneer  David Lance "Dave" Arneson   was co-creator of the Dungeons & Dragons game (1974)
born on 10-1-1947 in Minnesota
expired 4-7-2009 in Saint Paul, Minnesota   age 61   cause: cancer
actor  James Arness   brother of Peter Graves; played the original Thing From Another World (1951)
¤born: James King Aurness 
born on 5-26-1923 in Minneapolis, Minnesota
expired 6-3-2011 in Brentwood, California   age 88
   Contest Selectors
1980HP6.3%
2005SPAM4.3%
2008OED, RPRM, SPAM9.4%
2009OED, RPRM6.7%
2010RPRM3.7%

American Revolutionary War traitor  Benedict Arnold
born on 1-14-1741 in Norwich, Connecticut
expired 6-14-1801 in London, England   age 60
saxophone player  Buddy Arnold
¤born: Arnold Buddy Grishaver 
born on 4-30-1926 in New York, New York
expired 11-9-2003 in Los Angeles, California   age 77   cause: complications from open-heart surgery
tv writer/producer  Danny Arnold   co-author of most of the Barney Miller scripts
¤born: Arnold Danny Rothman 
born on 1-23-1925 in New York, New York
expired 8-19-1995 in Los Angeles, California   age 70   cause: heart failure
WWII commander of U.S. Army Air Forces General  Henry Harley "Hap" Arnold
born on 6-25-1886 in Gladwyne, Pennsylvania
expired 1-15-1950 in Sonoma, California   age 63   cause: coronary occlusion
movie/tv director  Jack Arnold   made It Came From Outer Space (1953), The Creature From the Black Lagoon (1954), Tarantula (1955), Revenge of the Creature (1955), The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957), High School Confidential (1958) & The Mouse That Roared (1959); wrote screenplays for Tarantula & The Monolith Monsters (1958; co-writer)
¤born: Jack Arnold Waks 
born on 10-14-1916 in New Haven, Connecticut
expired 3-17-1992 in Woodland Hills, California   age 75   cause: arteriosclerosis
Texas death row inmate  Jemarr Carlos Arnold
¤number: 987 
born on 9-27-1958 in Saint Louis, Missouri
expired 1-16-2002 in Huntsville, Texas   age 43   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2002 BOD, DTM, RR, TMTX36.4%
   Scored 8.5125 points

Idaho business/private pilot  Kenneth A. Arnold   claimed to have seen a fast-moving saucer-shaped object on June 24, 1947... credited with coining term Flying Saucer
born on 3-29-1915 in Subeka, Minnesota
expired 1-16-1984 in Meridian, Idaho   age 68   cause: colon cancer
film/orchestral composer Sir  Malcolm Henry Arnold   won an oscar for scoring The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
born on 10-21-1921 in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England
expired 9-23-2006 in Norwich, Norfolk, England   age 84   cause: chest infection; frontal lobe dementia
   Contest Selectors
2005TBC4.3%

country singer  Robert Edward "Eddy" Arnold
¤nickname: "the Tennessee Plowboy" 
born on 5-15-1918 in Henderson, Tennessee
expired 5-8-2008 in Cool Springs, Tennessee   age 89
   Contest Selectors
1979JW 7.7%
2007PUD3.2%
2008JCM, OED6.3%
   Scored 4.8500 points

 Klas Pontus Arnoldson   shared the 1908 Nobel peace prize
born on 10-27-1844 in Göteborg, Sweden
expired 2-20-1916 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden   age 71   cause: heart attack
former Hefner executive assistant  Roberta "Bobbie" Arnstein   pressured by government to rat out druggies in bunnyland
born on 5-2-1940
expired 1-12-1975 in Chicago, Illinois   age 24   cause: suicide; barbituate overdose
AKS: Arnsteen
jewelry store operator  Julien Arpels   son of Van Cleef & Arpels co-founder Leon Arpels; brother of Louis
born on 12-29-1884 in Marseilles, France
expired 4-8-1964 in New York, New York   age 79
jewlery business co-founder  Leon Arpels
expired ??-??-19??   age ??
jewelry store operator  Louis Arpels   son of Van Cleef & Arpels co-founder Leon Arpels; brother of Julien
expired 3-20-1976 in Paris, Île-de-France, France   age 89
Joffrey Ballet Company co-founcer  Gerald P. Arpino   took over as artistic director after the death of Robert Joffrey
born on 1-14-1923 in Staten Island, New York, New York
expired 10-29-2008 in Chicago, Illinois   age 85   cause: "a long illness"
humorist and Hollywood Square  Cliff Arquette   frequent visitor to Tonight Show in 1950's; father of Lewis; grandfather of actress Rosanna Arquette
¤aka: Charley Weaver 
born on 12-28-1905 in Toledo, Ohio
expired 9-23-1974 in Burbank, California   age 68   cause: heart attack
tv/movie character actor  Lewis Arquette   son of Cliff; father of Rosanna, Richmond, Patricia, Alexis & David
born on 12-14-1935 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 2-10-2001 in Los Angeles, California   age 65   cause: congestive heart failure
classical pianist  Claudio Arrau
born on 2-6-1903 in Chillan, Chile
expired 6-9-1991   age 88
chemist  Svante August Arrhenius   winner of the 1903 Nobel prize in chemistry
born on 2-19-1859 in Vik, Uppsala län, Sweden
expired 10-2-1927 in Stockholm, Sweden   age 68
soul singer  Joseph Arrington Jr.   had a hit with "Skinny Legs" (1967)
¤aka: "Joe Tex
born on 8-8-1933 in Baytown, Texas
expired 8-13-1982   age 49   cause: heart attack
cartoonist  Gustavo Montano Arriola   briefly worked as an animator at MGM; created & drew the Gordo strip (1941)
born on 7-23-1917 in Florence, Arizona
expired 2-2-2008 in Carmel, California   age 90   cause: complications from cancer & Parkinson's disease
former Suriname prime minister (1977-80) & vice president (1987-90)  Henck Alphonsus Eugène Arron   led Dutch Guiana to independence from The Netherlands; overthrown twice in coups
born on 4-25-1936 in Paramaribo, Dutch Guiana
expired 12-4-2000 in Alpen aan de Rijn, The Netherlands   age 64   cause: heart attack
AKS: Hank Aaron
actress  Beatrice Arthur   played Maude Finlay on tv series
¤born: Beatrice Frankel
ex-Mrs. Aurthur 
born on 5-13-1922 in New York, New York
expired 4-25-2009 in Los Angeles, California   age 86   cause: cancer
   Contest Selectors
2000SPAM14%
2003ABRA5.6%
2004ABRA5.6%
2005SLIM4.3%
2006DTH, HH, 4GUE10.0%
2007ABRA, JCM, 4GUE9.7%
2008GAS, JCM, SPAM, 4GUE12.5%
2009GAS, JCM, SBAP10.0%
   Scored 4.5250 points

to next U.S. president: Grover Clevelandto previous U.S. president: James Garfield 21st U.S. president (1881-85)  Chester Alan Arthur
born on 10-5-1830 in Fairfield, Vermont
expired 11-18-1886 in New York, New York   age 56
actress  Jean Arthur
¤born: Gladys Georgianna Greene 
born on 10-17-1900 in Plattsburg, New York
expired 6-19-1991 in Carmel, California   age 90
oldster  Arne Armas "Arska" Arvonen   last surviving Finnish Civil War veteran (1918); worked on the fortifications of St. Petersburg, Russia
born on 8-4-1897 in Helsinki, Finland
expired 1-1-2009 in Järvenpää, Finland   age 111
   Contest Selectors
2008WEP3.1%

cosmetics executive  Mary Kay Ash
¤born: Mary Kathlyn Wagner 
born on 5-12-1918 in Hot Wells, Texas
expired 11-22-2001 in Dallas, Texas   age 83   cause: "natural causes"
Hall-of-Fame Phillies center fielder (1948-59)  Don Richard Ashburn   more recently was a broadcaster for the Phillies; gave Marv Throneberry the nickname "Marvelous"
born on 3-19-1927 in Tilden, Nebraska
expired 9-9-1997 in New York, New York   age 70   cause: heart attack
movie editor/director  Hal Ashby   edited In the Heat of the Night (1967 oscar); directed Harold and Maude (1971), Shampoo (1975), Coming Home (1978), Bound For Glory (1976) & Being There (1979)
born on 9-2-1929 in Ogden, Utah
expired 12-27-1988 in Malibu, California   age 59   cause: cancer
jazz saxophonist  Harold Ashby   played with the Duke Ellington Band
born on 3-27-1925 in Kansas City, Missouri
expired 6-13-2003 in New York, New York   age 78   cause: complications following heart attack
actress Dame  Peggy Ashcroft
¤full name: Edith Margaret Emily Ashcroft 
born on 12-22-1907 in Croydon, Surrey, England
expired 6-14-1991   age 83
tennis great  Arthur Robert Ashe Jr.
born on 7-10-1943 in Richmond, Virginia
expired 2-6-1993   age 49   cause: complications from AIDS
   Contest Selectors
1980 DH, DR, GP, HA, HP, MM37.5%

punk band guitarist  Ronald Franklin Asheton Jr.   with Iggy Pop a co-founder of The Stooges (his brother was the drummer)
born on 7-17-1948 in Washington, District of Columbia
expired 1-4-2009 in Ann Arbor, Michigan   age 60   cause: heart attack?
 Emmett Littleton Ashford   first black umpire in major league baseball (1966-70)
born on 11-23-1914 in Los Angeles, California
expired 3-1-1980 in Los Angeles, California   age 66   cause: heart attack
singer/songwriter  Nickolas Ashford   sang with his wife (Valerie Simpson); wrote "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" & "Reach Out and Touch Somebody's Hand" (amongst others)
born on 5-4-1941 in Fairfield, South Carolina
expired 8-22-2011 in New York, New York   age 70   cause: throat cancer
former talent agent  Ted Ashley   headed Warner Brothers movie studio (1969-80)
born on 8-3-1922 in New York, New York
expired 8-24-2002 in New York, New York   age 80   cause: acute leukemia
lyricist  Howard Ashman   wrote song lyrics for Little Shop of Horrors, The Little Mermaid, & Beauty and the Beast
born on 5-3-1950 in Baltimore, Maryland
expired 3-14-1991 in Los Angeles, California   age 40   cause: AIDS
country singer  Ernest Bert Ashworth
born on 12-15-1928 in Huntsville, Alabama
expired 3-2-2009 in Hartsville, Tennessee   age 80
A-Bomb known as 'Fatman' retired Navy Vice-Admiral  Frederick Lincoln "Dick" Ashworth Sr.   weapons specialist aboard Bockscar when it nuked Nagasaki
born on 1-24-1912 in Beverly, Massachusetts
expired 12-3-2005 in Scottsdale, Arizona   age 93   cause: complications from an aortic aneurysm
science fiction author  Isaac Asimov
born on 1-2-1920 in Petrovichi, USSR
expired 4-6-1992   age 72   cause: heart & kidney ailments; complications from AIDS
   Contest Selectors
1980 EK, HA12.5%

author  Eliot Tager Asinof   wrote Eight Men Out about the 1919 Black Sox Scandal; found himself on Joe McCarthy's blacklist (for signing a petition!); once married to Jocelyn Brando (Marlon's sister)
born on 7-13-1919 in Manhattan, New York, New York
expired 6-10-2008 in Hudson, New York   age 88   cause: complications from pneumonia
   Contest Selectors
2003CSI5.6%
2004CSI5.6%
2005CSI4.3%
2008CSI, SPAM6.3%
   Scored 4.9500 points

character actor  Leon Askin   played General Burkhalter on Hogan's Heroes
¤born: Leo Aschkenasy 
born on 9-18-1907 in Vienna, Lower Austria, Austria-Hungary
expired 6-3-2005 in Vienna, Austria   age 97
   Contest Selectors
2003JL5.6%
2004PCD, RAVN11.1%
2005DTM, PCD, RAVN13.0%
   Scored 3.4250 points

accused World War II criminal  Milivoj Asner   supposedly committed crimes against humanity in the city of Poſega in 1941-42
born on 4-21-1913 in Darwar, Croatia, Austria-Hungary
expired 6-14-2011 in Klagenfurt, Austria   age 98   cause: dementia
   Contest Selectors
2009CSI3.3%
2010CSI3.7%

actor  Fred Asparagus   played Bobby in Berverly Hills Cop III and Joe "Mama" Besser in This is Spinal Tap (1984)
¤realname: Fred Reveles 
born on 6-10-1947
expired 6-29-1998 in Panorama City, California   age 51   cause: heart attack
CanWest media mogul  Israel H. "Izzy" Asper
born on 8-11-1932 in Minnedosa, Manitoba, Canada
expired 10-7-2003 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada   age 71
former Clinton Defense Secretary  Leslie "Les" Aspin Jr.
born on 7-21-1938 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
expired 5-21-1995   age 56
Titanic survivor  Edvin Rojj Felix Asplund   brother of Lillian Asplund
born on 3-19-1909
expired 3-1-1983 in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts   age 73
Titanic survivor  Lillian Gertrude Asplund   made it into a lifeboat with mother & brother (three other brothers, Filip, Clarence & Carl Edgar, as well as the father, died in the sinking)
born on 10-21-1906 in Alsema, Sweden
expired 5-6-2006 in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts   age 99
   Contest Selectors
2000RR14%
2001RR12½%
2002JL, RR18.2%
2003CSI, JL, PCD, RR22.2%
2004CSI, PCD, RR16.7%
2005CSI, KLS, MOT, PCD, RR21.7%
2006CSI, KLS, MOT, OIE, PCD, RR20.0%
   Scored 2.6781 points

Titanic survivor  Selma Augusta Emilia Johansson Asplund
born on 10-10-1873
expired 4-15-1964 in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts   age 90
former Dutch prime minister  Tobias Michael Carel Asser   shared the 1911 Nobel peace prize
born on 4-28-1838 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
expired 7-29-1913 in The Hague, The Netherlands   age 75
tubby Warhol film actress  Pat Ast   played Lydia (the hotel owner) in Andy Warhol's Heat (1972), Mrs. Venus in Foul Play (1978), the Horse Lady in Pursuit of D.B. Cooper (1981) & Edna in Reform School Girls (1986)
born on 10-20-1941 in New York, New York
expired 10-2-2001 in West Hollywood, California   age 59
musical/comedy actress  Adele Marie Astaire   Fred's early dance partner
¤real name: Adele Marie Austerlitz 
born on 9-10-1898 in Omaha, Nebraska
expired 1-25-1981 in Phoenix, Arizona   age 82   cause: complications from stroke
dancer/actor  Fred Astaire
¤real name: Frederick Austerlitz 
born on 5-10-1899 in Omaha, Nebraska
expired 6-22-1987   age 88
   Contest Selectors
1979 HA, HFS, HP, VM, YJ38.5%
1980 DH, DO, DR, DW, EB, EK, HP, JH, VA56.3%

mass spectograph inventor  Francis William Aston   won the 1922 Nobel prize in chemistry
born on 9-1-1877 in Birmingham, England
expired 11-20-1945 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England   age 68
former soccer referee  Kenneth George Aston   originated the color-coded misconduct cards used in games: yellow (caution) & red (ejection)
born on 1-9-1915 in Colchester, England
expired 10-23-2001 in Ilford, England   age 86
Titanic victim Colonel  John Jacob Astor IV   returning from a European honeymoon with his new (18 year-old) wife; went down with the ship
born on 7-13-1864 in Rhinebeck, New York
expired 4-15-1912 in North Atlantic Ocean   age 47   cause: crushed to death/drowned
Titanic "survivor"  John Jacob Astor V   son of John Jacob Astor IV; safe in mommy's womb when the ship went down
born on 8-14-1912
expired 6-26-1992 in Miami Beach, Florida   age 79
Titanic survivor  Madeline Talmadge Force Astor   married John Jacob Astor IV September 9, 1911 & was returning from their honeymoon in Europe when she became a widow; pregnant with his son at time of sinking; remarried and divorced several times afterwards
born on 6-19-1893
expired 3-27-1940 in Palm Beach, Florida   age 46
actress  Mary Astor
¤real name: Lucille Vasconcellos Langhanke 
born on 5-3-1906 in Quincy, Illinois
expired 9-25-1987   age 81
   Contest Selectors
1980 BD6.3%

socialite  Roberta Brooke Russell Kuser Marshall Astor   subject of much wrangling between her son and grandson — was she being abused/exploited for the money?
born on 3-30-1902 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire
expired 8-13-2007 in Briarcliff, New York   age 105   cause: pneumonia
   Contest Selectors
2000KLS14%
2001KLS12½%
2002JAC, JL, RR27.3%
2003COCO, JL, KLS, PCD, RR, TMTX33.3%
2004KLS, MJ, PCD, RR22.2%
2005DTM, KLS, NFG, PCD, QKU, RR, SLIM30.4%
2006DFFC, DTM, KLS, MOT, NFG, PCD, QKU, RIE, RR, SPIT, WEP36.7%
2007ADWC, AUDC, DFFC, DTH, DTM, KLS, MOT, NFG, PCD, QKU, RIE, RPRM, RR, SPIT, WEP48.4
   Scored 2.0002 points

 Miguel Ángel Asturias   was the 1967 Nobel prize winner in literature
born on 10-19-1899 in Guatemala City, Guatemala
expired 6-9-1974 in Madrid, Spain   age 74
AKS: Angel
Incan emperor (1532-33)  Atahualpa   captured and murdered by Pizarro
born on --1500 in Quito, Equador
expired 8-29-1533 in Cajamarca (Peru)   age 33   cause: executed; garotted
Maori queen  Te Arikinui Dame Te Atairangikaaju   seventh soverign (1966-2006)
born on 7-??-1931 in Waahi Marae, New Zealand
expired 8-15-2006 in Ngaruawahia, New Zealand   age 75   cause: pneumonia; renal failure; diabetes
electronic digital computer pioneer  John Vincent Atanasoff
born on 10-4-1903 in Hamilton, New York
expired 6-15-1955 in New Market, Maryland   age 51
first president of the Republic of Turkey (1923-38)  Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
¤nickname: "the father of modern Turkey" 
born on 5-19-1881 in Salonika, Ottoman Empire (now Thessaloniki, Greece)
expired 11-10-1938 in Istanbul, Turkey   age 57   cause: cirrhosis of the liver
AKS: Ataturk Attaturk
documentary photographer  Jean-Eugène-August Atget
born on 2-12-1857 in Libourne, France
expired 8-4-1927 in Paris, Île-de-France, France   age 70
AKS: Eugene
to next English ruler: Edmund Ito previous English ruler: Edward the Elder English King (924-939)  Athelstan   son of Edward the Elder and Ecgwynn
born on --895
expired 10-27-939 in Malmesbury, Wiltshire, England   age 44
country guitarist  Chester Burton "Chet" Atkins   also headed RCA Records (1957-76)
born on 6-20-1924 in Luttrell, Tennessee
expired 6-30-2001 in Nashville, Tennessee   age 77   cause: cancer
   Contest Selectors
1980 HA6.3%

dancer/choreographer  Cholly Atkins   once teamed with Honi Coles
¤real name: Charles Sylvan Atkinson 
born on 9-30-1913 in Pratt City, Alabama
expired 4-19-2003 in Las Vegas, Nevada   age 89
cardiologist Dr.  Robert Coleman Atkins   known for his low carbohydrate / high protein diet
born on 10-17-1930 in Columbus, Ohio
expired 4-17-2003 in New York, New York   age 72   cause: coma; head injuries suffered in slip and fall accident
Susie at trial with her good bud Chuckie-BabyAnother SFBMoFo unrepentant Manson family murderer  Susan Denise Atkins   did life in the big house for her participation in the Helter Skelter Murders (she stabbed Sharon Tate in the belly 16 times after Tate begged her to spare her unborn child); named her bastard child "Zezozose Zadfrack Glutz" (kid taken away and later adopted - lucky kid); had been up for parole a bunch of times but always denied
¤aka: "Sadie Mae Glutz"
Mrs. James W. Whitehead 
born on 5-7-1948 in San Gabriel, California
expired 9-24-2009 in Chowchilla, California   age 61   cause: brain cancer

   Contest Selectors
2009CSI, DFFC, DGW, JCM, LMLD, NFG, PCD, QKU, RAVN, RIE, RR, TBC, TFM, TWOS, WEP50.0%
   Scored 6.4002 points

World War II British spymaster  Vera Maria Atkins   principal assistant to Col. Maurice Buckmaster of the World War IIBritish Special Operations Executive; received the French Legion of Honor & made a Commander of the British Empire; her exploits were Fleming's inspiration for Miss Moneypenny
¤born: Vera Maria Rosenberg 
born on 6-16-1908 in Bucharest, Roumania
expired 6-24-2000 in Hastings, Sussex, England   age 92
former movie stuntman  George William Atkinson   as a child spent two years in a Japanese prison camp; founded the first video rental store, Video Station, in West Los Angeles (1977), purchasing 100 Beta & VHS tapes from the first home video company — Magnetic Video
born on 6-2-1935 in Shanghai, China
expired 3-3-2005 in Northridge, California   age 69   cause: emphysema
former Zombies guitarist  Paul Atkinson   more recently worked in the record industry doing A&R (Artists and Repertory)
born on 3-19-1946 in Cuffley, England
expired 4-1-2004 in Santa Monica, California   age 58   cause: kidney disease
mail order body builder  Charles Atlas
¤real name: Angelo Siciliano 
born on 10-30-1894 in Acri, Italy
expired 12-24-1972 in Long Beach, California   age 78
former socialist prime minister of Great Britain (1945-51)  Clement Richard Attlee   replaced Churchill; nationalized basic industries
¤title: Earl Attlee 
born on 1-3-1883 in London, England
expired 10-8-1967 in London, England   age 84
GOP national chairman  Harvey Leroy "Lee" Atwater
born on 2-27-1951 in Atlanta, Georgia
expired 3-29-1991   age 40   cause: glioblastoma
horror actor  Lionel Alfred William Atwill   did lots of horror films, Charlie Chan flix, etc.
born on 3-1-1885 in Croydon, Surrey, England
expired 4-22-1946   age 61
dimwitted urban terrorist  Angela DeAngelis Atwood   abandoned husband to become member of the SLA
¤SLA name: "Gelina" 
born on 2-6-1949 in Paterson, New Jersey
expired 5-24-1974 in Los Angeles, California   age 25   cause: self-immolation; smoke inhalation & burned to death in house during shootout with police

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