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 Boa Sr.   last member of the Adamanesse tribe of Bo (and last speaker of their language); survived the Boxing Day 2004 tsunami by climbing a tree
born on --1924 in northern Adaman Island
expired 1-30-2010 in Strait Island, Adaman and Nicobar   age 85
movie writer  Jeffrey Boam   did screenplays for Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989), Lethal Weapon 2 (1989) and Lethal Weapon 3 (1992)
born on 11-30-1949 in Rochester, New York
expired 1-25-2000   age 50   cause: lung disease
former Croatian Army chief of staff  Janko Bobetko   indicted by the U.N. war crimes tribunal (1991)
born on 1-10-1919 in Sisak, Croatia
expired 4-29-2003 in Zagreb, Croatia   age 84   cause: heart & kidney ailments
character actor  Lloyd Bochner   played Cecil Colby on Dynasty & government cryptographer/entre Michael Chambers in the classic Twilight Zone episode "To Serve Man" (1962)
born on 7-29-1924 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
expired 10-29-2005 in Santa Monica, California   age 81   cause: cancer
research scientist Dr.  Frederick Carl Bock   as an Army Air Corps Captain flew the B-29 ("Great Artiste") that monitored the Nagasaki bombing; the B-29 that he usually flew ("Bockscar") dropped the bomb and was piloted by Major Charles Sweeney
born on 1-18-1918 in Greenville, Michigan
expired 8-25-2000 in Scottsdale, Arizona   age 82   cause: cancer
Broadway composer  Jerrold Lewis "Jerry" Bock   wrote the music to Fiddler on the Roof (to Sheldon Harnick's lyrics)
born on 11-23-1928 in New Haven, Connecticut, United State of America
expired 11-3-2010 in Mount Kisco, New York   age 81   cause: heart failure; stroke
University of Pennsylvania China scholar  Derek Bodde   was the first Fulbright scholar (1948); author of Peking Diary: A Year of Revolution (1950)
born on 3-9-1909 in Brant Rock, Massachusetts
expired 11-3-2003 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania   age 94
underground comics artist  Vaughn Frederic Bode   liked to draw lizards
born on 7-22-1941 in Utica, New York
expired 7-18-1975 in San Francisco, California   age 33   cause: erotic asphyxiation
Sterling Publishing founder (1949)  David Alfred Boehm   from 1956 to 1989 published U.S. edition of the Guinness Book of Superlatives as the Guinness Book of World Records (GBoS first publ. 1951)
born on 2-6-1914 in New York, New York
expired 2-6-2000 in New York, New York   age 86
aircraft pioneer  William Edward Boeing   founded Pacific Aero Products (1916) that became Boeing Aircraft (1929)
born on 10-1-1881 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 9-28-1956 in Seattle, Washington   age 74
 Clara Boesch   Survivor mother
born on 12-5-1901
expired 4-3-2003 in Rochester, New York   age 101
   Contest Selectors
2002TMTX9.1%

AKS: Bosch
 Marjorie E. "Marge" Boesch   wife of Survivor 1 contestant Rudy Boesch
¤née: Thomas 
born on 7-25-1932 in Rochester, New York
expired 11-1-2008 in Virginia Beach, Virginia   age 76
Hindenburg survivor  Eduard Boetius   elevator wheel operator aboard the airship
expired 11-7-2002 in Schuelp, District Rendsburg, Germany   age 92
AKS: Edward
first president of Central African Republic  Barthelemy Boganda   son of a Oubangi witch doctor; succeeded by his nephew
born on --1910 in Boubangui, Oubangui-Chari, French Equatorial Africa
expired 3-29-1959 in Bogamangon, Lobaye Province, Central African Republic   age 48   cause: airplane crash during landing
actor Sir  Dirk Bogarde   appeared in Death in Venice (1971)
¤born: Derek Icks Gaspard Niven Van den Bogaerde 
born on 3-28-1921 in London, England
expired 5-8-1999 in London, England   age 78   cause: heart attack
actor  Humphrey de Forest Bogart
¤aka: "Bogey" 
born on 1-23-1899 in New York, New York
expired 1-14-1957 in Hollywood, California   age 57   cause: cancer
 Neil Bogart
¤real name: Neil Bogatz 
born on 2-3-1943 in New York, New York
expired 5-9-1982   age 39
Louisiana congressman (1941-43; 1947-72)  Thomas Hale Boggs   member of the Warren Commission; husband of Lindy; father of Cokie Roberts
born on 2-15-1914 in Long Beach, Mississippi
expired 10-??-1972 in Alaska   age 58   cause: plane crash
the Ventures The Ventures co-founder & lead guitarist  Robert Lenrd "Bob" Bogle   had hits with Walk, Don't Run (1960 & 64) and the Theme from Hawaii Five-O tv series
born on 6-16-1934 in Wagoner, Oklahoma
expired 6-14-2009 in Vancouver, Washington   age 74   cause: non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
Big Band cornet player  Merwyn A. Bogue
¤aka: Ish Kabibble 
born on 1-19-1908 in Erie, Pennsylvania
expired 6-5-1994 in Palm Springs, California   age 86
The Greenpeace, with crew, about to set sail on a three hour cruise, a three hour cruise ... the weather started getting rough, the tiny ship waas to'st ...  James Calvin "Jim" Bohlen   a co-founder of the Don't Make Waves Committee (1970) which was the genesis of Greenpeace
born on 7-4-1926 in The Bronx, New York, New York
expired 7-5-2010 in Comox, British Columbia, Canada   age 84   cause: complications from Parkinson's disease
former Volvo safety engineer  Nils Ivar Bohlin   invented the 3-point lap/shoulder seat belt system (1959)
born on 7-17-1920 in Härnösand, Sweden
expired 9-21-2002 in Tranas, Sweden   age 82   cause: complications of a heart attack & stroke
orchestra conductor  Karl Böhm
born on 8-28-1894 in Graz, Austria-Hungary
expired 8-13-1981 in Salzburg, Austria   age 86   cause: complications from stroke
   Contest Selectors
1979 HP7.7%
1980 VA6.3%

AKS: Bohm
physicist  Aage Niels Bohr   son of the 1922 Nobel Physics laureate; earned his own Physics prize in 1975
born on 6-19-1922 in Copenhagen, Denmark
expired 9-8-2009 in Copenhagen, Denmark   age 87
   Contest Selectors
2008DGW3.1%
2009DGW3.3%
   Scored 6.3000 solo points

1922 Nobel prize-winning nuclear physicist  Niels Henrik David Bohr   he investigate the structure of atoms and the radiation that emanates from them
born on 10-7-1885 in Copenhagen, Denmark
expired 11-18-1962 in Copenhagen, Denmark   age 77
chef  Hector Boiardi   founded Chef Boy-ar-dee Foods in 1928
born on 10-22-1897 in Piacenza, Italy
expired 6-21-1985 in Parma, Ohio   age 87
 Helen J. Boiardi   created Chef Boy-ar-dee foods with husband Hector
born on 5-2-1905
expired 7-2-1995   age 90
novelist  Pierre Louis Boileau   wrote Vertigo
born on 4-28-1906 in Paris, Île-de-France, France
expired 1-16-1989 in Beaulieu-sur-Mer, France   age 82
editor & author  Edward William Bok   won Pulitzer prize for autobiography; created the Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales, Florida
born on 10-9-1863 in Den Helden, The Netherlands
expired 1-9-1930 in Lake Wales, Florida   age 66
total waste of skin  Eddine Ahmed Jean-Bedel Bokassa   cannibal; ruthless dictator of the Central African Republic (1966-79); overthrew his cousin David Dacko (12/31/1965); in turn overthrown by Dacko (1979)
¤aka: Emperor Bokassa I 
born on 2-22-1921 in Boubangui, Oubangui-Chari, French Equatorial Africa
expired 11-3-1996 in Bangui, Central African Republic   age 75   cause: heart attack
 Cornelius Bol   inventor of the mercury vapor lamp
born on 3-8-1885
expired 7-30-1965 in Palo Alto, California   age 80
Dinka basketball player  Manute Bol
born on 10-16-1962 in Tularei, Sudan
expired 6-19-2010 in Charlottesville, Virginia   age 47   cause: internal bleeding; kidney failure; Stevens-Johnson syndrome
Fianna Fail party co-founder  Gerald Boland   a leader of the 1916 Irish rebellion
expired 1-5-1973 in Dublin, Ireland   age 87
T-Rex rock star/singer  Marc Boland
born on 5-8-1948 in London, England
expired 9-16-1977 in London, England   age 29   cause: car accident
Memphis, TN supergeezer  Elizabeth "Lizzie" Bolden   had been the world's oldest person ("authenticated")
¤née: Jones 
born on 8-15-1890 in Somerville, Fayette County, Tennessee
expired 12-11-2006 in Memphis, Tennessee   age 116
   Contest Selectors
2006CSI, KLS, MOT, QKU, RR, SPIT20.0%
   Scored 0.9781 points

former L.A. cop, body builder & 50s/60s tv/movie actor  Cal Bolder   played Hank Tracy/Igor in Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter (1966) & Keel on original Star Trek series episode Friday's Child (Dec. 1967)
¤real name: Earl C. Craver 
born on 6-14-1931 in Elkhart, Kansas
expired 1-19-2005 in Royal City, Washington   age 73   cause: cancer
AKS: Boulder
royal consort  Anne Boleyn   second wife of Henry VIII; mother of Elizabeth I; marriage ended by "divorce"
born on --1501
expired 5-19-1536 in London, England   age 35   cause: beheaded in the Tower of London
dancer & actor  Raymond Wallace Bolger   played the Scarecrow (straw man) in the Wizard of Oz (1939)
¤birth surname: Bulcao 
born on 1-10-1904 in Dorchester, Massachusetts
expired 1-15-1987 in Los Angeles, California   age 83
   Contest Selectors
1979 MS7.7%
1980 DO6.3%

former Messerschmitt flight engineer  Ludwig Bölkow   helped develop the first fighter jet in World War II, the Me-262, and the Airbus airliner
born on 6-30-1912 in Schwerin, Germany
expired 7-25-2003 in München, Germany   age 91
AKS: Bolkow
 Heinrich Theodor Böll   received the 1972 Nobel literature prize
born on 12-21-1917 in Köln, Germany
expired 7-16-1985 in Bonn, Germany   age 65
murdered Arizona Republic reporter  Donald F. Bolles   victim of June 2nd car bomb blast while investigating local Mafia activities
born on 7-10-1928 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
expired 6-13-1976 in Phoenix, Arizona   age 47   cause: injuries sustained in blast
Marine aviator  John Franklin "Jack" Bolt   was the only Marine to be an Ace in two wars; flew with the Black Sheep squadron in World War II
born on 5-19-1921 in Laurens, South Carolina
expired 9-8-2004 in Tampa, Florida   age 83   cause: leukemia
screen writer  Robert Oxton Bolt   won Adapted Screenplay oscars for Doctor Zhivago & A Man For All Seasons (1966); also wrote screenplay for Lawrence of Arabia
born on 8-15-1924 in Manchester, England
expired 2-20-1995   age 70
temperamental pro golfer  Thomas Henry "Tommy" Bolt   won the 1958 U.S. Open
born on 3-31-1916 in Haworth, Oklahoma
expired 8-30-2008 in Batesville, Iklahoma   age 92   cause: liver failure
former Georgia Attorney General (1965-81)  Arthur Key Bolton   defendant in the Doe v. Bolton abortion case (companion to the Roe v. Wade case)
born on 5-14-1922 in Griffin, Georgia, United State of America
expired 12-1-1997 in Griffin, Georgia, United State of America   age 75
   Contest Selectors
2003CSI
2004CSI
2005CSI, RR
2008RR
2009CSI
2010RR

Ohio congressman (1929-37)  Chester Castle Bolton
born on 9-5-1882 in Cleveland, Ohio
expired 10-29-1939 in Cleveland, Ohio   age 57
former Ohio congresswoman (1939-68)  Frances Payne Bolton   succeeded her husband in the House of Representatives; her son served in the House at the same time
born on 3-29-1885 in Cleveland, Ohio
expired 3-9-1977 in Lyndhurst, Ohio   age 91
1920s & 30s Broadway musical author/producer  Guy Reginald Bolton
born on 11-23-1884 in Bronxbourne, Hertfordshire, England
expired 9-5-1979 in Goring, England   age 94
Ohio congressman (1953-56, 1963-64)  Oliver Payne Bolton   son of Frances & Chester Bolton
born on 2-22-1917 in Cleveland, Ohio
expired 12-13-1972 in Palm Beach, Florida   age 55
newspaper columnist  Erma Bombeck
¤born: Erma Louise Fiste 
born on 2-21-1927 in Dayton, Ohio
expired 4-22-1996 in San Francisco, California   age 69   cause: kidney disease
United Rubber Workers union leader  Peter Charles Bommarito
born on 5-17-1915 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 9-25-1989   age 74
mobster  Joseph "Joe Bananas" Bonanno
born on 1-18-1905 in Castellammare del Golfo, Sicily, Italy
expired 5-11-2002 in Tucson, Arizona   age 97   cause: heart failure
   Contest Selectors
2002 JL9.1%
   Scored 5.2000 solo points

heavyweight boxer  Oscar Bonavena
born on 9-25-1942 in Buenos Aires, Argentina
expired 5-22-1976 in Reno, Nevada   age 33   cause: shot to death outside Mustang Ranch
ornitholgist  James Bond   namesake of fictional secret agent 007; author of Birds of the West Indies, a favorite of Ian Fleming
born on 1-4-1900 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 2-12-1989 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania   age 89
cartoonist  Simon Patrick Everett Bond   came up with 101 Uses of a Dead Cat (1981), 101 More Uses of a Dead Cat (1982), Uses of a Dead Cat in History (1992) & How to Swing a Dead Cat (1999)
born on 8-19-1947 in New York, New York
expired 6-22-2011 in Northamptonshire, England   age 63
child/young adult actor  Thomas Ross "Tommy" Bond II   appeared in the 1930s Our Gang comedies as Butch (Alfalfa's nemesis); later played Jimmy Olsen in the first two movie Superman films (1948's Superman & 1950's Atom Man vs. Superman)
born on 9-16-1926 in Dallas, Texas
expired 9-24-2005 in Northridge, California   age 79   cause: complications from heart disease
Wagon Train actor  Ward Bond
born on 4-9-1903 in Denver, Colorado
expired 11-5-1960 in Dallas, Texas   age 57
former Cleveland Indians owner  Alva Ted Bonda
born on 1-1-1917
expired 10-22-2005 in Cleveland, Ohio   age 88   cause: Alzheimer's disease
character actress  Beulah Bondi
born on 5-3-1888 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 1-11-1981 in Woodland Hills, California   age 92
astronomer & mathematician Dr./Sir  Hermann Bondi   with Fred Hoyle & Thomas Gold formulated the steady-state theory of cosmology (1948)
born on 11-1-1919 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary
expired 9-10-2005 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England   age 85
printer, engraver, type designer  Giambattista Bondoni
born on 2-26-1740 in Saluzzo, Piedmont, Italy
expired 11-30-1813 in Parma, Italy   age 73
AKS: Bodoni
former baseball player  Bobby Lee Bonds   father of Barry Bonds
born on 3-15-1946 in Riverside, California
expired 8-23-2003 in San Francisco, California   age 57   cause: lung cancer; brain tumor
composer/arranger/pianist  Margaret Bonds   wrote music for Shakespeare in Harlem (1960)
¤born: Margaret Majors 
born on 3-3-1913 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 4-26-1972 in Los Angeles, California   age 59
guitarist & composer  Luis Floriano Bonfá   Bosa Nova pioneer; composed soundtrack to Orfeu Negro (Black Orpheus; 1959)
born on 10-17-1922 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
expired 1-12-2001 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil   age 78   cause: prostate cancer
recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor World War II Ace of Aces (with 40 kills)  Richard Ira Bong   recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor
born on 9-24-1920 in Superior, Wisconsin
expired 8-6-1945 in Burbank, California   age 24   cause: too-low altitude ejection from P-80
Gabon president (1967-2009)  Albert-Bernard Omar Bongo
¤aka: "Omar Bongo Ondimba" & "El Hadj Omar Bongo" 
born on 12-30-1935 in Lewati, Franceville, Gabon
expired 6-6-2009 in Barcelona, Spain   age 73   cause: cardiac arrest; cancer
Led Zeppelin drummer  John Henry "Bonzo" Bonham   before he died chugged a whole lot of vodka
born on 5-31-1949 in Redditch, England
expired 9-25-1980 in Windsor, England   age 31   cause: choked on vomit
theologian  Dietrich Bonhöffer   had twin sister Sabine; took part in the plots to assassinate Hitler
born on 2-4-1906 in Breslau, Selisia, Germany (now Wroclaw, Poland)
expired 4-9-1945 in Flossenbüg Concentration Camp, Germany   age 39   cause: executed; hanged
AKS: Bonhoffer Bonhoeffer Bonhofer Bonhoefer
freeway killer  William G. Bonin
born on 1-8-1947
expired 2-23-1996   age 49
pediatrician Dr.  Jelena Georgievna Bonner   political activist; widow of Andrei Sakharov
¤born: Luisa Alichanov 
born on 2-15-1923 in Merv, Turkmenistan, USSR
expired 6-18-2011 in Boston, Massachusetts   age 88
   Contest Selectors
2007WEP3.2%

AKS: Yelena
cover of the Ohio Player's album "Honey" featuring Ester Cordet OHIO Players frontman  LeRoy Roosevelt Bonner
¤nickname: Sugarfoot
born on 3-14-1943 in Hamilton, Ohio
expired 1-26-2013 in Trotwood, Ohio   age 69   cause: cancer
singer and California Rep.  Sonny Bono   went skiing, went splat, went home in a bag
¤full name: Salvatore Phillip Bono 
born on 2-16-1935 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 1-5-1998 in South Lake Tahoe, California   age 62   cause: high speed collision with tree while skiing
professional strongman & silent movie actor/stunt man  Joe Bonomo   starred in The Great Circus Mystery (1925); his voice doomed his acting career when talkies started
¤aka: "Landow the Strongman" 
born on 12-24-1901 in New York, New York
expired 3-28-1978 in Hollywood, California   age 76
confectioner  Victor A. Bonomo   created Bonomo's Turkish Taffy
born on 10-24-1898
expired 6-24-1999 in Bal Harbour, Florida   age 100
to 1935 award winnerto 1933 award winner track athlete  William Robert "Bill" Bonthron   won the 1934 Sullivan Award
born on 11-1-1912 in Detroit, Michigan, United State of America
expired 1-17-1983 in Princeton, New Jersey   age 70
   Contest Selectors
2003CSI5.6%
2004CSI5.6%
2005CSI4.3%
2006CSI3.3%
2008CSI3.1%
2009CSI3.3%

actor  Sorrell Booke   played Boss Hogg on The Dukes of Hazzard
born on 1-4-1930 in Buffalo, New York
expired 2-11-1994   age 63
AKS: Brook Brooke
mathematician  George Boole   came up with the eponymous form of "algebra" that uses the operators: AND, OR, NOT, NOR, etc. to produce "logical" results (TRUE or FALSE); the operators that make database (& World Wide Web) searches much more effective
born on 11-2-1815 in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England
expired 12-8-1864 in Ballintemple, Ireland   age 49
actor  Richard Boone   played Paladin on Have Gun, Will Travel tv series
born on 6-18-1917 in Los Angeles, California
expired 1-10-1981 in Saint Augustine, Florida   age 63   cause: throat cancer
former Librarian of Congress (1974-86)  Daniel Joseph Boorstin   won 1974 Pulitzer prize
born on 10-1-1914 in Atlanta, Georgia
expired 2-28-2004 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 89   cause: pneumonia
lawyer  Samuel Aaron Boorstin   father of historian Daniel; was on Leo Frank's defense team
born on 8-14-1887
expired 1-??-1967 in Tulsa, Oklahoma   age 79
to September 1981 Playmate of Monthto July 1981 Playmate of Month Playboy August 1981 Playmate of Month  Deborah "Debbie" Boostrom   her first Playboy appearance was in the January 1979 "Great Playmate Hunt" feature
born on 6-23-1955 in Peoria, Illinois
expired 7-10-2008 in Florida   age 53   cause: suicide; shot self in head; terminal breast cancer
actor & Confederate sympathizer  John Wilkes Booth   assassin of Abraham Lincoln
born on 5-10-1838 in Hartford County, Maryland
expired 4-26-1865 in Bowling Green, Virginia   age 26   cause: executed; firing squad
film editor  Margaret Booth   give first job by D.W. Griffith; awarded honorary Oscar (1977)
born on 1-14-1898 in Los Angeles, California
expired 10-28-2002 in Los Angeles, California   age 104   cause: complications from stroke
actress  Shirley Booth   played Hazel on tv
¤born: Thelma Booth Ford 
born on 8-30-1898 in New York, New York
expired 10-16-1992   age 94
retired Federal judge  William Augustus Bootle Sr.   on 1-6-1961 issued a ruling in Holmes v. Danner ordering the immediate admittance by registrar Walter P. Danner of two black students, Hamilton E. Holmes & Charlayne Hunter, to the University of Georgia, effectively desegregating it
born on 8-19-1902 in Round O, South Carolina
expired 1-25-2005 in Macon, Georgia   age 102
health nut & regular Steve Allen Show guest  Robert Bootzin   appeared in Mondo Hollywood (1967)
¤aka: "Gypsy Boots
born on 8-6-1915 in San Francisco, California
expired 8-8-2004 in Camarillo, California   age 89
   Contest Selectors
2004ADWC5.6%
   Scored 6.1000 solo points

 Juan de Borbon   father of King Juan Carlos I
¤full name: Don Juan de Bourbon y Battenberg
title: Count of Barcelona 
born on 6-20-1913 in Madrid, Spain
expired 4-1-1993 in Pamplona, Spain   age 79
Juan Carlos' mom  María de las Mercedes de Borbón y Orleans   widow of Don Juan de Borbón y Battenberg (d.1993)
¤title: Countess of Barcelona 
expired 1-2-2000 in Lanzarote, Canary Islands   age 89
former Recoton chairman  Herbert H. Borchardt   founded Polydor Records in Paris (1929)
born on 5-6-1906 in Berlin, Germany
expired 4-10-2000 in New York, New York   age 93
General Mills inventor  Lester Ferdinand Borchardt   the inventor of Cheerios
born on 5-30-1907 in Minneapolis, Minnesota
expired 1-21-2007 in Minneapolis, Minnesota   age 99
AKS: Borchard
former Uruguayan dictator (1973-85)  Juan María Bordaberry Arocena   more recently doing time for human rights violations (house arrest)
born on 6-17-1928 in Montevideo, Uruguay
expired 7-17-2011 in Montevideo, Uruguay   age 83   cause: pulmonary failure
   Contest Selectors
2010RR3.7%

1930s New York Dodger  Stanley George "Frenchy" Bordagaray
born on 1-3-1910 in Coalinga, California
expired 4-13-2000 in Ventura, California   age 90
Louisiana death row inmate  Gerald J. Bordelon
born on --1962
expired 1-7-2010 in Angola, Louisiana   age 47   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2010ADWC, DFFC, JCM, OIE, PCD, RAVN22.2%
   Scored 7.7871 points

Dr.  Jules Jean Baptist Vincent Bordet   awarded the 1919 Nobel prize in medicine for his discoveries relating to immunity
born on 6-13-1870 in Soignies, Belgium
expired 4-6-1961 in Brussels, Belgium   age 90
pianistic humorist  Victor Borge
¤born: Börge Rosenbaum 
born on 1-3-1909 in Copenhagen, Denmark
expired 12-23-2000 in Greenwich, Connecticut   age 91   cause: heart failure
   Contest Selectors
2000 KLS, SPAM29%
   Scored 4.6500 points
2001 ANG

surrealist author  Jorge Luis Borges
born on 8-24-1899 in Buenos Aires, Argentina
expired 6-14-1986 in Geneva, Switzerland   age 86
   Contest Selectors
1980 EB, GP, JW18.8%

Great Lakes sailor  Thomas Dale Borgeson   Able-bodied Maintenance Man aboard the Edmund Fitzgerald
born on 11-26-1934
expired 11-10-1975 in Eastern Lake Superior, Canada   age 40   cause: drowned when ship foundered
to next Pope: Gregory XVto previous Pope: Leo XI Catholic Church leader (1605-1621)  Camillo Borghese   elected 234th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church May 16, 1605
¤Pope Paul V 
born on 9-17-1550 in Rome, Italy
expired 1-28-1621   age 70
to next Pope: Pius IIto previous Pope: Nicholas V Catholic Church leader (1445-1458)  Alfonso de Borgia   elected 210th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church April 8, 1455
¤alternate spelling: Borja; Pope Callistus III 
born on 12-31-1378 in Valencia, Spain
expired 8-6-1458 in Rome, Italy   age 79
to next Pope: Pius IIIto previous Pope: Innocent VIII Catholic Church leader (1492-1503)  Rodrigo Borgia   elected 215th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church August 11, 1492
¤Pope Alexander VI 
born on 1-1-1431 in Xativa, Spain
expired 8-18-1503 in Rome, Italy   age 72   cause: fever
sculptor, painter, author  John Gutzon de la Mothe Borglum   principle sculptor of Mount Rushmore; did early work on the Confederate Memorial at Stone Mountain, Georgia
born on 3-25-1867 in Bear Lake, Idaho
expired 3-6-1941 in Chicago, Illinois   age 73
Indiana University professor emeritus of forensic studies  Robert Frank Borkenstein   invented the Breathalyzer (1954)
born on 8-31-1912 in Fort Wayne, Indiana
expired 8-10-2002 in Bloomington, Indiana   age 89
"Green Revolution" geneticist  Norman Ernest Borlaug   recipient of the 1970 Nobel Peace prize
born on 3-25-1914 in Saude, Iowa, United State of America
expired 9-12-2009 in Dallas, Texas   age 95   cause: complications from cancer
   Contest Selectors
2005SLIM4.3%
2006WEP3.3%
2007ANG, RR, WEP9.7%
2009WEP3.3%
   Scored 5.5000 solo points

mathematician & physicist  Max Born   shared the 1954 Nobel physics prize
born on 12-11-1882 in Breslau, Germany
expired 1-5-1970 in Göttingen, Germany   age 87
composer  Alexander Porphyrjevitch Borodin
born on 11-12-1834 in Saint Petersburg, Russia
expired 2-27-1887 in Saint Petersburg, Russia   age 52
former french tennis great  Jean Robert Borotra
born on 8-13-1898 in Barritz, France
expired 7-18-1994   age 95
last Italian World War I veteran  Delfino Edmondo Borroni   served on the Alpine front
born on 8-23-1898 in Turago Bordone, Italy
expired 10-26-2008 in Milan, Italy   age 110
nuclear physicist Dr.  Lyle Benjamin Borst   helped build the Brookhaven National Laboratory
born on 11-24-1912 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 7-30-2002 in Williamsville, New York   age 89
movie director  Frank Borzage   won oscar for directing Bad Girl (1931)
born on 4-23-1893 in Salt Lake City, Utah
expired 6-19-1962 in Hollywood, California   age 69
former NYC congressman (1953-60)  Albert Henry Bosch
born on 10-30-1908 in New York, New York
expired 11-21-2005 in Amityville, New York   age 97
 Carl Bosch   shared the 1931 Nobel prize in chemistry
born on 8-27-1874 in Köln, Germany
expired 4-26-1940 in Heidelberg, Hermany   age 65
short-tenured Dominican Republic president (1962-63)  Juan Bosch Gavino   elected after assassination of Trujillo; overthrown by military
born on 6-30-1909 in La Vega, Dominican Republic
expired 11-1-2001 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic   age 92
Happy Days actor & trash bag pitchman  Thomas Edward "Tom" Bosley   played the father Howard Cunningham on Happy Days, Sheriff Amos Tucker on Murder, She Wrote & the title role in Father Dowling murder mystery tv show (1989-91)
born on 10-1-1927 in Chicago, Illinois, United State of America
expired 10-19-2010 in Rancho Mirage, California   age 83   cause: heart failure; lung cancer
   Contest Selectors
2006GHG3.3%
2008ADWC, JCM6.3%

lawyer, diarist, biographer  James Bosworth   wrote famous biography of friend Dr. Samuel Johnson
born on 10-29-1740 in Edinburgh, Scotland
expired 5-19-1795 in London, England   age 54
former South African President  Pieter Willem Botha   the last big, staunch defender of apartheid
¤nickname: "Die Groot Krokodil" 
born on 1-12-1916 in Paul Roux, Orange Free State, South Africa
expired 10-31-2006 in Wilderness, Western Cape, South Africa   age 90
   Contest Selectors
2003KOHD5.6%
2005SLIM, SPIT8.7%
2006SPIT3.3%
   Scored 6.0000 solo points

AKS: Peter Peeter Petter William
 Walther Wilhelm Georg Bothe   shared the 1954 Nobel prize in physics
born on 1-8-1891 in Oranienburg, Germany
expired 2-8-1957 in Heidelberg, Germany   age 66
last surviving World War I fighter pilot  Henry John Lawrence Botterell   shot down a German balloon 8-29-1918
born on 11-7-1896 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
expired 1-3-2003 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada   age 106
Florida death row inmate  Linroy Bottoson
¤aka: number 078079 
born on 2-28-1939
expired 12-9-2002 in Starke, Florida   age 63   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2002BOD9.1%
   Did  Not Score - insufficient category citations (zero to be exact)

to next U.S. president: Thomas Mifflinto previous U.S. president: John Hanson Second U.S. president  Elias Boudinot   second president of the Continental Congress under the Articles of Confederation (11/4/1782-11/2/1783)
born on 5-2-1740 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 10-24-1821 in Burlington, New Jersey   age 81
Cleveland Indians Hall of Fame shortstop/manager  Louis Boudreau   formerly Denny McLain's father-in-law
born on 7-17-1917 in Harvey, Illinois
expired 8-10-2001 in Olympia Fields, Illinois   age 84   cause: cardiac arrest
musical composition teacher  Nadia Boulanger
born on 9-16-1887 in Paris, Île-de-France, France
expired 10-22-1979 in Paris, Île-de-France, France   age 92
French novelist  Pierre François Marie-Louise Boulle   wrote Le Pont de la Rivière Kwai (1954; The Bridge over the River Kwai) and Monkey Planet (became the Planet of the Apes)
born on 2-20-1912 in Avignon, France
expired 1-30-1994   age 81
AKS: Boule Boolle Boole Boolay Boollay
conductor Sir  Adrian Cedric Boult
born on 4-8-1889 in Chester, England
expired 2-23-1983   age 93
   Contest Selectors
1979 HP, RR15.4%
1980 DO, HP, JH18.8%

producer/director/writer  John Boulting   twin brother of Roy
born on 11-21-1913 in Bray, Berkshire, England
expired 6-17-1985   age 71
British film actor & director  Roy Alfred Clarence Boulting   brother of John Boulting (his twin) & Peter Cotes; once married to Hayley Mills; sired son Crispian by her
born on 11-21-1913 in Bray, Berkshire, England
expired 11-6-2001 in Eynsham, Witney, Oxfordshire, England   age 87
former Algerian president (1965-78)  Houari Boumediene   overthrew president Ahmed Ben Bella in 1965 coup
¤born: Mohammed Ben Brahim Boukharouba 
born on 8-23-1925 in Guelma, Algeria
expired 12-27-1978 in Algiers, Algeria   age 53   cause: Waldenström's macroglobulinemia; 6-week coma
   Contest Selectors
1979 DW

former Prime Minister of Quebec (1970-76, 1985-90)  Robert Bourassa
born on 7-14-1933 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
expired 10-2-1996 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada   age 63   cause: malignant melanoma
1920 Nobel peace laureate  Léon Victor Auguste Bourgeois   a president of the French Senate; first president of the Council of the League of Nations
born on 5-21-1851 in Paris, Île-de-France, France
expired 9-29-1925 in Château d'Oger, France   age 74
AKS: Leon
sculptress  Louise Josephine Bourgeois
born on 12-24-1911 in Paris, Île-de-France, France
expired 5-31-2010 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 98   cause: heart attack
   Contest Selectors
2004NFG5.6%
2005NFG4.3%
2006NFG3.3%
2007NFG3.2%
2008NFG3.1%
2009NFG3.3%
2010NFG3.7%
   Scored 5.2000 solo points

former NBC reporter  Frank Bourgholtzer
born on 10-26-1919 in New York, New York
expired 10-8-2010 in Santa Monica, California   age 90
AKS: Burgholtzer Bourholtser Burgholtser
former Tunisian president (1957-87)  Habib ben Ali Bourguiba
born on 8-3-1903 in Monastir, Tunisia
expired 4-6-2000 in Monastir, Tunisia   age 96
Life Magazine photojournalist (1936-69)  Margaret Bourke-White
born on 6-14-1904 in New York, New York
expired 8-27-1971 in Stamford, Connecticut   age 67   cause: Parkinson's disease
actor  Peter Bourne
born on ??-??-19??
expired ??-??-19??   age ??
   Contest Selectors
1979 JW7.7%

cartoonist  Larz E. Bourne   created Deputy Dawg
born on 2-8-1916
expired 3-14-1993   age 77
tv/movie production designer  Melvin B. Bourne   did production design on Howdie Doody & Kojak; movie design for Interiors (1978), Startdust Memories (1980), Zelig, The Natural (1984), Reversal of Fortune (1990) & Striptease (1996)
born on 11-22-1923 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 1-14-2003   age 79
inventor  Robert Bliss Bourque   co-inventor of arcade fortune teller Zoltan, the Astrological Wizard (1965)
born on 8-14-1920 in Brockton, Massachusetts
expired 3-22-2003 in Duxbury, Massachusetts   age 82   cause: congestive heart failure
Clairol co-founder (1931)  Joan Bove   left company after divorcing Gelb (1940); widow of Emilio Bove
born on 10-24-1901
expired 7-21-2001 in Stamford, Connecticut   age 99
pharmacologist  Daniel Bovet   received the 1957 Nobel prize in physiology; created the first antihistamine — neoantergan
born on 3-23-1907 in Neuchâtel, Switzerland
expired 4-8-1992 in Rome, Intaly   age 85   cause: cancer
actress  Clara Gordon Bow   the "It" girl of silent films
born on 8-25-1905 in New York, New York
expired 9-27-1965 in Los Angeles, California   age 60
former actress  Dorris Estelle Bowden   played Tom Joad's pregnant sister Rose of Sharon in The Grapes of Wrath (1940); widow of screenwriter Nunnally Johnson
born on 12-27-1914 in Coldwater, Mississippi
expired 8-9-2005 in Woodland Hills, California   age 90   cause: heart failure; strokes
AKS: Doris Dorrus Dorus Estell Estele Estel
book editor  Thomas Bowdler   published extremely expurgated editions of Shakespeare and Gibbons; his name became eponymous with excessive editing/omissions (bowdlerized)
born on 7-11-1754 in Ashley, England
expired 2-24-1825 in Rhyddings, England   age 70
REMF weasel Admiral  Harold Gardiner Bowen Jr.   recommended that Pueblo commander Bucher be court-martialed
born on 10-15-1912
expired 8-17-2000 in Alexandria, Virginia   age 87
actor  Roger Bowen   co-founder of Chicago's Second City Theater; played Col. Henry Blake in the movie M*A*S*H
born on 5-25-1932 in Attleboro, Massachusetts
expired 2-16-1996 in Marathon, Florida   age 63   cause: heart attack
Nike Shoes co-founder  William Jay "Bill" Bowerman Jr.   1972 U.S. Olympic Track coach; invented the modern track/court show
born on 2-19-1911 in Portland, Oregon
expired 12-24-1999 in Fossil, Oregon   age 88
white-trash KKK Imperial Wizard  Samuel Holloway "Sam" Bowers Jr.   did time for ordering the 1964 murders of voting rights workers Chaney, Michael Schwerner & Goodman; in 1988 was convicted of the 1966 firebombing murder of voting rights activist Vernon Dahmer; an unrepentant peckerwood to the end — currently in Hell occupying the leadoff slot in the daily colo-rectal pineapple insertion festival
born on 8-6-1924 in New Orleans, Louisiana
expired 11-5-2006 in Parchman, Mississippi   age 82   cause: cardio-pulmonary arrest
radio Amateur Hour host Major  Edward E. Bowes
born on 6-13-1874 in San Francisco, California
expired 6-13-1946 in Rumson, New Jersey   age 72
Sir  David Bowes-Lyon   brother of Queen Mother Elizabeth Windsor
expired 9-13-1961 in Birkhall, Scotland   age 59
jazz trumpeter  Lester Bowie   longtime member of the Art Ensemble of Chicago; once married to Fontella Bass
born on 10-11-1941 in Frederick, Maryland
expired 11-8-1999 in New York, New York   age 58   cause: liver cancer
newspaper columnist  Heloise Bowles   wrote Hints from Heloise
born on 5-4-1919
expired 12-28-1977 in San Antonio, Texas   age 58   cause: heart attack; pneumonia
popcorn specialist  Charles F. "Charlie" Bowman   was Orville Redenbacher's partner; together they developed America's favorite popcorn hybrid
born on 5-3-1919 in Lowell, Indiana, United State of America
expired 4-8-2009 in Holland, Michigan   age 89
   Contest Selectors
2006RR3.3%
2007RR3.2%
2009RR3.3%
   Scored 6.1000 solo points

former major league pitcher  Henry Ludwig "Hank" Bowory   the losing pitcher in the Chicago Cub's last World Series game
born on 5-12-1916 in Bloomfield, New Jersey
expired 8-23-2004 in Brick, New Jersey   age 88   cause: cancer
movie art director/production designer  John Allan Hyatt Box   won production design oscars for Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Doctor Zhivago (1965), Oliver! (1968) & Nicholas and Alexandra (1971)
born on 1-27-1920 in London, England
expired 3-7-2005 in Leatherhead, Surrey, England   age 85
Titanic 4th officer  Joseph Groves Boxhall
born on 3-23-1884 in Hull, Yorkshire, England
expired 4-25-1967   age 83
songwriter  Tommy Boyce   partnered with Bobby Hart; wrote Last Train to Clarksville
¤born: Sydney Thomas Boyce 
born on 9-29-1939 in Charlottesville, Virginia
expired 11-23-1994 in Nashville, Tennessee   age 55   cause: suicide; gunshot to head; complications from 1993 cerebral aneurysm
AKS: Sidney
greedy land agent  Charles Cunningham Boycott   ostracized by community for the excessive rents he charged; his name became synonymous (and an eponym) for ostracism
born on 3-12-1832 in Norfolk, England
expired 7-19-1897 in Flixton, England   age 65
juvenile singer "Little"  Eva Narcissus Boyd   baby sitter for Carole King and Gerry Goffin; they wrote her a song & she had a 1962 hit with it: The Loco-Motion as Little Eva
born on 6-29-1943 in Bellhaven, North Carolina
expired 4-10-2003 in Kinston. North Carolina   age 59   cause: ovarian & cervical cancer
former boxing manager & cut man  Jerold H. Boyd   following decades of rejection letters had a series of fight stories published under the name "Rope Burns" (2000) — two of them were the basis of the script for Million Dollar Baby (2004)
¤pen name: "F. X. Toole
born on 7-30-1930
expired 9-2-2002 in Hermosa Beach, California   age 72   cause: complications following heart surgery
singer & child actor  Jimmy D. Boyd   had hit with I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus (1952); played Howard Meechim on the Bachelor Father tv series; was briefly married to Bat Girl (1960-62)
born on 1-9-1939 in McComb, Mississippi
expired 3-7-2009 in Santa Monica, California   age 70   cause: cancer
auto racer  Johnny Boyd   raced in the Indianapolis 500 from 1955 to 1966
born on 8-19-1926 in Fresno, California
expired 10-26-2003 in Fresno, California   age 77
actor  Stephen Boyd   played Messala in Ben Hur (1959) & Grant in Fantastic Voyage (1966)
¤born: William Millar
[year-of-birth certification
born on 7-4-1931 in Belfast, Northern Ireland
expired 6-2-1977 in Los Angeles, California   age 45   cause: heart attack
film & tv actor  William Boyd   played Hopalong Cassidy
born on 6-5-1898 in Hendrysburg, Ohio
expired 9-12-1972 in South Laguna Beach, California   age 74   cause: congestive heart failure; complications from Parkinson's disease
suave French-born actor  Charles Boyer   played César Olivier in Fanny (1961); distraught over the death of his wife
born on 8-28-1897 in Figeac, France
expired 8-26-1978 in Phoenix, Arizona   age 81   cause: suicide; drug overdose
prolific character actor  Harry William Boyett   was one of the "uncredited crewmen" visiting the Forbidden Planet (1956)
born on 1-3-1927
expired 12-29-2004 in Studio City, California   age 77   cause: pneumonia; kidney failure
last of the ChiComm "Eight Imortals"  Bo Yibo   went along for the Long March; after Mao died he was part of the ruling elite that steered the country away from disasterous 5 year plans
born on --1908 in Shanxi Province, China
expired 1-15-2007 in Beijing, China   age 98
recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor World War II flying ace (28 "kills")  Gregory H. "Pappy" Boyington   commander of Squadron #214 (aka: Black Sheep) 1943-44; Navy Cross & Medal of Honor winner; wrote Baa Baa Black Sheep (1958)
¤raised as: Gregory Hallenbeck 
born on 12-4-1912 in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
expired 1-11-1988 in Fresno, California   age 75   cause: cancer
writer  Kay Boyle
born on 2-19-1902 in Saint Paul, Minnesota
expired 12-27-1992   age 90
actor  Peter Boyle Jr.   played the Monster in Young Frankenstein (1974) & cranky family patriarch Frank Barone on Everone Loves Raymond; "Holy Crap!"John Lennon was the best man at his wedding!
born on 10-18-1935 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 12-12-2006 in New York, New York   age 71   cause: multiple myeloma; heart disease
   Contest Selectors
2006GGG, HH, RIE10.0%
   Scored 6.0250 points

movie art director  Robert Francis Boyle
born on 10-10-1909 in Los Angeles, California
expired 8-2-2010 in Los Angeles, California   age 100
   Contest Selectors
2009GOHI3.3%

retired Bell Labs researcher  Willard Sterling Boyle   co-inventor of the first continuosly operating laser (ruby crystal); shared the 2009 Nobel prize in physics as the co-inventor of the CCD (Charge Coupled Device) integrated circuit (1970)
born on 8-19-1924 in Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada
expired 5-7-2011 in Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada   age 86   cause: kidney failure
United Mine Workers thug/"president"  William Anthony "Tony" Boyle
born on 12-1-1901 in Bald Butte, Montana
expired 5-31-1985   age 83
banker  William J. Boyle Sr.   involved in creation of first bank-issued credit card (the Franklin Charge Account Plan) in 1951
born on 12-1-1911 in New York, New York
expired 4-30-2000 in Garden City, New Jersey   age 88
Anaheim City Parks superintendent (1921-50)  Rudolph Boysen   crossed a raspberry, Loganberry & blackberry to produce the Boysenberry (1923; named by Walter Knott)
born on --1895
expired 11-25-1950 in Anaheim, California   age 55
AKS: Rudolf
actor  Edward Vincent "Eddie" Bracken   played Wally (as in Wally's World) in National Lampoon's Vacation
born on 2-7-1915 in New York, New York
expired 11-14-2002 in New Jersey   age 87
Oscar-winning screen writer & producer  Charles Brackett
born on 11-26-1892 in Saratoga Springs, New York
expired 3-9-1969 in Los Angeles, California   age 76
screenwriter  Leigh Brackett   wrote screenplays forThe Big Sleep (1946), Rio Bravo (1959), Hatari (1962), El Dorado (1967) & Rio Lobo (1970); wrote first draft of screenplay for Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
born on 12-7-1915 in Los Angeles, California
expired 3-18-1978   age 62   cause: cancer
boxer  James J. "Jimmy" Braddock   in 1935 won heavyweight title from Max Baer
born on 12-6-1905 in North Bergen, New Jersey
expired 11-29-1974 in North Bergen, New Jersey   age 68
civil rights activist  Anne Gambrell Braden   widow of Carl Braden; first recipient of the ACLU's Roger Baldwin Medal of Liberty
¤née: McCarty 
born on 7-28-1924 in Louisville, Kentucky
expired 3-6-2006 in Louisville, Kentucky   age 81   cause: pneumonia
former journalist  Carl Braden   one of the last two people jailed by Congress for contempt by refusing to kow-tow to the criminals of HUAC; did nine months
born on 6-24-1914 in Indiana
expired 2-18-1975 in Louisville, Kentucky   age 60   cause: heart attack
open marriage explorer  Joan R. Braden   had affairs with Nelson Rockefeller and Bobby Kennedy; husband Tom's book Eight is Enough was basis for tv series
¤born: Joan Ridley 
born on 9-25-1922 in Indianapolis, Indiana
expired 8-29-1999 in Alexandria, Virginia   age 76   cause: heart attack
 Thomas Wardell "Tom" Braden II   a former official with the CIA; was the author of Eight is Enough (1975); spent much of the 1980s yapping on CNN's Crossfire insult-fest
born on 2-22-1917 in Greene, Iowa
expired 4-3-2009 in Denver, Colorado   age 92   cause: cardiac arrest
 William Bradford   came to North America on the Mayflower; first governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony
born on 3-19-1589 in Austerfield, Yorkshire, England
expired 5-19-1657 in Plymouth Bay Colony, Massachusetts Colony   age 68
New Bern, North Carolina pharmacist  Caleb D. Bradham   in 1898 concocted a cola soft drink that was initially called "Brad's drink" ... he renamed it Pepsi-Cola (1902); lost the company in early 1920s after his speculation on the price of sugar backfired
born on 5-27-1867 in Chinquapin, North Carolina
expired 2-19-1934   age 66
Alabama death row inmate  Danny Joe Bradley
¤number 00Z438 
born on 9-7-1959
expired 2-12-2009 in Atmore, Alabama   age 49   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2009RAVN3.3%
   Scored 10.1000 solo points

60 Minutes correspondent (1981-2006)  Edward Rudolph Bradley Jr.
born on 6-22-1941 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 11-9-2006 in New York, New York   age 65   cause: pneumonia; chronic lymphocitic leukemia
   Contest Selectors
2005BOD4.3%
2006BOD3.3%
   Scored 8.5000 solo points

World War II soldier  John H. Bradley   on of the six marines who raised the flag on Mount Suribachi
born on 7-10-1923 in Antigo, Wisconsin
expired 1-11-1994 in Antigo, Wisconsin   age 70
oldest English geezer  Nellie Bradley
born on 9-12-1889 in Frizinghall, England
expired 3-11-2002 in Silsden, England   age 112
WWII General  Omar Nelson Bradley   last five-star general in military
born on 2-12-1893 in Clark, Missouri
expired 4-8-1981 in New York, New York   age 88   cause: cardiac arrest
   Contest Selectors
1980 DH, EB, GP, JW, RR31.3%

former Los Angeles mayor (1973-92)  Thomas J. "Tom" Bradley
born on 12-29-1917 in Calvert, Texas
expired 9-29-1998 in West Los Angeles, California   age 80   cause: heart attack
Detroit merchant  Louis Bradlin
¤aka: "Louis the Hatter" 
born on 4-23-1898
expired 2-16-1981 in Detroit, Michigan   age 82
Sir  Donald George Bradman   "greatest cricket player of all time"
born on 8-27-1908 in Cootamundra, New South Wales, Australia
expired 2-25-2001 in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia   age 92   cause: pneumonia
cricketer Sir  Donald George Bradman   said to be the greatest batsman of the century
born on 8-27-1908 in Cootamundra, Australia
expired 2-25-2001 in Adelaide, Australia   age 92
physicist & oceanographer  Hugh Bradner   credited as the inventor of the neoprene wet suit (1951)
born on 11-5-1915 in Tonopah, Nevada
expired 5-5-2008 in San Diego, California   age 92   cause: pneumonia
 Booker T. Bradshaw Jr.   as an actor played Dr. M'Benga on original Star Trek series episodes A Private Little War & That Which Survives; was an executive at Motown Records, managing the Supremes
born on 5-21-1940
expired 4-1-2003 in Los Angeles, California   age 62   cause: heart attack
Shuttle STS-78 astronaut Dr.  Charles Eldon Brady Jr.
born on 8-12-1951 in Pinehurst, North Carolina
expired 7-23-2006 in Orcas Island, Washington   age 54   cause: suicide; gunshot wound
author & Parade Magazine columnist  James Winston Brady
born on 11-15-1928 in Brooklyn, New York, New York
expired 1-26-2009 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 80
Roy Rogers tv sidekick  Pat Brady   drove jeep named Nelliebell
born on 12-31-1914 in Toledo, Ohio
expired 2-27-1972 in Green Mountain Falls, Colorado   age 57
actor  Scott Brady   brother of actors Lawrence Tierney and Ed Tracy
¤real name: Gerard Kenneth Tierney 
born on 9-13-1924 in New York, New York
expired 4-16-1985 in Los Angeles, California   age 60   cause: emphysema
jazz cornetist/trumpeter  Reuben "Ruby" Braff
born on 3-16-1927 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 2-9-2003 in North Chatham, Massachusetts   age 75   cause: lung disease
Nobel prize-winning physicist Sir  William Henry Bragg   shared the 1915 prize with son for work on X-rays crystalography
born on 7-2-1862 in Westwood, England
expired 3-10-1942 in London, England   age 79
Nobel prize-winning physicist Sir  William Lawrence Bragg   shared the 1915 prize with his father
born on 3-31-1890 in North Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
expired 7-1-1971 in Ipswich, Suffolk, England   age 81
Hindu scholar  Mahanambrata Brahmachari   introduced a young Thomas Merton to the works of Saint Augustine
born on 12-25-1904 in India
expired 10-18-1999 in Calcutta, India   age 94
classical composer  Johannes Brahms
born on 5-7-1833 in Hamburg, Germany
expired 4-3-1897   age 63
musician  William Leslie Braid   bassist with the band "The Swinging Blue Jeans" (1958-2005)
born on 9-15-1937 in Liverpool, England
expired 7-31-2005 in Liverpool, England   age 67   cause: cancer
   Contest Selectors
2006LMLD

archaeologist  Linda Schreiber Braidwood   with husband discovered oldest farming village (SE Turkey; from circa 7000 B.C.)
born on 10-9-1909 in Grand Rapids, Michigan
expired 1-15-2003 in Chicago, Illinois   age 93
archaeologist  Robert John Braidwood   did field work in Iran, Iraq, Syria & Turkey; with wife discovered oldest farming village (SE Turkey; from circa 7000 B.C.)
born on 7-29-1907 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 1-15-2003 in Chicago, Illinois   age 95
 Louis Braille   developed eponymous writing system for the blind using raised dots
born on 1-4-1809 in Coupvray, France
expired 3-28-1852   age 43
pianist  Alexander Brailowsky
born on 2-16-1896 in Kiev, Ukraine, Russia
expired 4-25-1976 in New York, New York   age 80
British horn player  Dennis Brain
born on 5-17-1921 in London, England
expired 9-1-1957 in London, England   age 36   cause: auto accident
singer/songwriter  Delaney Bramlett   with the band Delaney and Bonnie and Friends; with Eric Clapton wrote "Let It Rain"; with Leon Russell wrote "Superstar"; also wrote "The Never Ending Song of Love"
born on 7-1-1939 in Pontotoc, Mississippi
expired 12-27-2008 in Los Angeles, California   age 69   cause: complications following gall bladder surgery
 Peter Bramley   first art director of the National Lampoon magazine; did the "underground comix" "Cahoot Cheroot" and "Vinny Shinblind, the Invisible Sex Maniac"
born on 8-8-1944 in Newton, Massachusetts
expired 4-12-2005 in Saint Petersburg, Florida   age 60   cause: pneumonia
original Coppertone ad pinup art painter  Joyce Ballantyne Brand   in 1959 created the Coppertone Girl ad painting (the first model was her daughter)
born on 4-4-1918 in Norfolk, Nebraska
expired 5-15-2006 in Ocala, Florida   age 88   cause: complications following heart attack
NCAA president  Myles David Brand
born on 5-17-1942 in Brooklyn, New York, New York, United State of America
expired 9-16-2009 in Indianapolis, Indiana   age 67   cause: pancreatic cancer
actor  Neville Brand
born on 8-13-1921 in Kewanee, Illinois
expired 4-16-1992   age 70
Supreme Court Justice  Louis Dembitz Brandeis   on court from 1916 to 1939
born on 11-13-1856 in Louisville, Kentucky
expired 10-5-1941 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 84
Swiss inventor  Jacques E. Brandenberger   invented cellophane
expired 7-13-1954 in Zürich, Switzerland   age 81
Dutch resistance fighter  Jannie Brandes-Brilleslijper   Bergen-Belson inmate nurse who was one of the last people to see Anne Frank alive
born on 10-24-1916 in Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany
expired 8-15-2003 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands   age 86   cause: heart failure
   Contest Selectors
2003CSI5.6%
   Scored 6.4000 solo points

AKS: Janny Brillslijper Brilleslipper Brilleslyper Brillslipper
tenn actor  Jonathan Gregory Brandis   played Lucas Wolenczek on Seaquest: DSV (1993-96)
born on 4-13-1976 in Danbury, Connecticut
expired 11-12-2003 in Los Angeles, California   age 27   cause: suicide; hanged
 Cheyenne Brando
born on 2-20-1970 in Tahiti
expired 4-16-1995   age 25
drunken lout  Christian Brando   did five years for the murder of Dag Drollet; had been a lover of Bonnie Lee Bakley — he thought her kid was his (until a DNA test proved it was Robert Blake's)
born on 5-11-1958 in Los Angeles, California
expired 1-26-2008 in Los Angeles, California   age 49   cause: pneumonia
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in January 1979 method actor, massive tub of lard and life model for Jabba the Hut  Marlon Brando Jr.   played Emiliano Zapata in Viva Zapata! (1956) & Don Vito Corleone in The Godfather
¤aka: The Lord of the Ring-Dings 
born on 4-3-1924 in Omaha, Nebraska
expired 7-1-2004 in Los Angeles, California   age 80   cause: respiratory failure; pulmonary fibrosis
   Contest Selectors
1979DW, JH, MM23.1%
1980JH,HP12.5%
2000KLS14%
2001DTM, KLS25%
2002CMH, DTM, TMTX27.3%
2003GHG, JEDS, KLS, KOHD, TAP, TMTX33.3%
2004ABRA, ADWC, DTM, GHG, KLS, RIE, TAP38.9%
   Scored 4.5391 points
2005RIE

character actor  X Brands   played Pahoo-Ka-Ta-Wah on Yancy Derringer tv western (1958-9)
¤full name: Jay X. Brands 
born on 7-24-1927 in Kansas City, Missouri
expired 5-15-2000 in Northridge, California   age 72   cause: cancer
former West Berlin mayor (1957-66) & West German Chancellor (1969-74)  Willy Brandt   winner of the 1971 Nobel Peace prize
¤born: Herbert Ernst Karl Frahm 
born on 12-18-1913 in Lübeck, Germany
expired 10-8-1992 in Unkel, Germany   age 78   cause: cancer
   Contest Selectors
1979 JH, MM, RR, YJ30.8%
1980 VA6.3%

singer  Laura Ann Branigan   had 1982 hit with "Gloria"
born on 7-3-1957 in Brewster, New York
expired 8-26-2004 in East Quoque, New York   age 47   cause: brain aneurysm
former Indiana governor (1965-69)  Roger D. Branigin
born on 7-26-1902 in Franklin, Indiana
expired 11-19-1975 in Lafayette, Indiana   age 73
actor  Hugh "Lumpy" Brannum   played Mr. Greenjeans on Captain Kangaroo
born on 1-5-1910 in Sandwich, Illinois
expired 4-19-1987 in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania   age 77
socialist Swedish prime minister  Karl Hjalmar Branting   shared the 1921 Nobel peace prize
born on 11-23-1860 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden
expired 2-24-1925 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden   age 64
to next Pope: Pius VIIto previous Pope: Clement XIV Catholic Church leader (1775-1799)  Giovanni Angelico Braschi   elected 251st Pope of the Roman Catholic Church February 15, 1775; Napoleon had him kidnapped in 1798
¤Pope Pius VI 
born on 12-27-1717 in Cesena, Pontifical States, Italy
expired 8-29-1799 in Valence, France   age 81
 Keefe Brasselle
¤real name: John J. Brasselli 
born on 2-7-1923 in Loraine, Ohio
expired 7-7-1981   age 58
 Walter Houser Brattain   shared the 1956 Nobel physics prize for the discovery of the transistor effect
born on 2-10-1902 in Amoy, China
expired 10-13-1987 in Seattle, Washington   age 85
(potentially the) last Spanish American War widow  Edith Dorothy Brauchle   widow of Karl Brauchle (d.1952)
expired 4-16-2007 in Temple, Texas   age 97
Hitler mistress & last-minute "wife"  Eva Braun   died in the bunker with der Führer
¤aka: Mrs. Hitler 
born on 2-6-1912 in Simbach am Inn, Germany
expired 4-30-1945 in Berlin, Germany   age 33   cause: suicide; cyanide capsule
 Franziska Braun   Hitler's mother-in-law
expired 1-13-1976 in Ruhpolding, Germany   age 90
physicist  Karl Ferdinand Braun   shared the 1909 Nobel prize in physics for his contributions to the development of wireless telegraphy
born on 6-6-1850 in Fulda, German
expired 4-20-1918 in Brooklyn, New York, New York   age 67
retired Detroit Free Press editor (1948-78)  Lilian Jackson Braun   now known as mystery writer of "The Cat Who ..." series
¤Mrs. Earl A. Bettinger 
born on 6-20-1913 in Willimansette, Chicopee Falls, Massachusetts
expired 6-4-2011 in Landrum, South Carolina   age 97   cause: cancer
AKS: Lillian
Comintern military advisor to Chinese Communists (1933-39)  Otto Braun   helped plan the Long March from Kiangsi Province to Yenan Province (1934-35)
¤pseudonyms: Li Teh & Hua Fu 
expired 8-15-1974 in Berlin, Germany   age 73
former Iron Butterfly guitarist (1967-69)  Eric K. Braunn   played noted riff in In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida
born on 8-11-1950 in Pekin, Illinois
expired 7-25-2003 in Los Angeles, California   age 52   cause: cardiac arrest
 John Randolph Bray   inventor of the "cell" animation process used to make cartoons; made first commercially released cartoon in U.S. (1910); made the Col. Heeza Liar series; started careers of Max Fleischer, Paul Terry & Walter Lantz
born on 8-25-1879
expired 10-10-1978 in Bridgeport, Connecticut   age 99
Roswell, New Mexico-area rancher  William Ware "Mack" Brazel Sr.   in July 1947 found metal wreckage strewn across an area of his spread: some claim it was UFO wreckage; others claim it was weather balloon wreckage; the truth may be out there, but its buried under piles of B.S.
born on --1899
expired 10-1-1963 in Tularosa, New Mexico   age 64   cause: heart attack
actor  Rosano Brazzi
born on 9-18-1916 in Bologna, Italy
expired 12-24-1994   age 78
former Kentucky governor  Edward Thompson Breathitt Jr.
born on 11-26-1924 in Hopkinsville, Kentucky
expired 10-14-2003 in Lexington, Kentucky   age 78
movie/tv screenwriter  Irving S. Brecher   wrote for Milton Berle & penned two screenplays for the Marx brothers (At The Circus - 1939 & Go West - 1940), Meet Me In St. Louis (1944; with Fred Finklehoffe) & Bye Bye Birdie (1963); was the creator of the Life of Riley radio & tv show; created & co-produced The People's Choice (1955-58), a Jackie Cooper sitcom with a "talking dog" (Cleo); directed Sail Crooked Ship (1961; Ernie Kovac's last film)
born on 1-17-1914 in The Bronx, New York, New York
expired 11-17-2008 in Los Angeles, California   age 94
German playwright  Bertold Eugen Friedrich Brecht
born on 2-10-1898 in Augsburg, Germany
expired 8-14-1956 in Berlin, Germany   age 58
shampoo heiress  Gertrude O'Brien Breck   one of the first Breck Girls
born on 7-3-1906
expired 9-25-1995   age 89
actor  Joseph Peter Breck   played Nick Barkley on The Big Valley tv western (1965-69)
born on 3-13-1929 in Haverhill, Massachusetts
expired 2-6-2012 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada   age 82   cause: complications from dementia
jazz saxophonist  Michael Brecker
born on 3-29-1949 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 1-13-2007 in New York, New York   age 57   cause: myelodysplastic syndrome
   Contest Selectors
2006RAVN3.3%
2007AUDC, DTM6.5%
   Scored 8.0500 points

Buchanan vice president (1857-61)  John Cabell Breckinridge
born on 1-21-1821 in Lexington, Kentucky
expired 5-17-1875 in Lexington, Kentucky   age 54
Bunny as `The Ruler'  John Cabell "Bunny" Breckinridge Jr.   played The Ruler in Plan 9 From Outer Space (1958); great grandson of Buchanan's vice president
born on 8-6-1903 in Paris, Île-de-France, France
expired 11-5-1996 in Monterey, California   age 93   cause: heart failure
air bag technologist & manufacturer  Allen Kent Breed   invented the first air bag sensor (1968)
born on 7-27-1927 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 12-13-1999 in Lakeland, Florida   age 72   cause: heart attack; lung cancer
MPAA Production Code censor (1930s-1954)  Joseph Ignatius Breen   enforced the Hays Code
born on 10-14-1888 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 12-5-1965 in Hollywood, California   age 77
character actor  Edmund Breese
born on 6-18-1871 in New York, New York
expired 4-6-1936   age 64
cartoonist  Dave Breger   originated the term "G.I. Joe"
born on 4-15-1908 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 1-16-1970 in Nyack, New York   age 61
political lightning rod  Andrew Breitbart
born on 2-1-1969 in Los Angeles, California
expired 3-1-2012 in Los Angeles, California   age 43   cause: heart attack
singer and composer  Jacques Brel   no longer alive or well or living in Paris
born on 4-8-1929 in Brussels, Belgium
expired 10-9-1978 in Bobigny, France   age 49   cause: lung embolism; lung cancer
lawyer  Jessie Josiah Breland   was lead defense council for Milam & Bryant in their trial for the murder of Emmett Till
born on 12-24-1888 in Wiggins, Mississippi
expired 3-??-1969 in Sumner, Mississippi   age 80
AKS: JJ J J J.J. Jesse Josiah
French geezer  Marie Marthe Augustine Bremont
¤born: Marie Marthe Augustine Mesange 
born on 4-25-1886 in Noellet, France
expired 6-6-2001 in Cande, France   age 115
   Contest Selectors
2000 KLS14%
2001 KLS12½%
   Scored 3.5000 solo points

Nixon/Ford Labor Secretary (1973-75)  Peter Joseph Brennan   president of the New York-area Building and Trades Union (1957-92)
born on 5-24-1918 in New York, New York
expired 10-2-1996 in Massapequa, New York   age 78   cause: lymphatic cancer
actor  Walter Andrew Brennan   played Grandpa McCoy on The Real McCoys tv series; won 3 Best Supporting Actor oscars for: Come and Get It (1936), Kentucky (1938) & The Westerner (1940; playing Judge Roy Bean)
born on 7-25-1894 in Swampscott, Massachusetts
expired 9-21-1974 in Oxnard, California   age 80   cause: emphysema
   Contest Selectors
1979 MS

retired Supreme Court Justice  William Joseph Brennan Jr.
born on 4-25-1906 in Newark, New Jersey
expired 7-24-1997 in Arlington, Virginia   age 91
   Contest Selectors
1980 BD, DH, JH18.8%

Victor David Brenner's `wheat cent' design sculptor  Victor David Brenner   designed the obverse & reverse of the 1909 Lincoln penny (aka: "Wheat Cent"; reverse replaced by Lincoln Memorial in 1959)
born on 6-12-1871 in Siauliai, Lithuania
expired 4-5-1924 in New York, New York   age 52
actor  George Brent
born on 3-15-1904 in Ireland
expired 5-26-1979 in Solano Beach, California   age 75   cause: "natural causes"
Black Panther airliner hijacker  William Lee Brent   had been stuck in Cuba since the June 1969 hijacking of TWA flight 154
born on 11-10-1930 in Franklin, Pennsylvania
expired 11-4-2006 in Havana, Cuba   age 75   cause: bronchial pneumonia
author  Howard Breslin   wrote Bad Day at Hondo (basis for Bad Day at Black Rock)
¤pseudonym: Michael Niall 
expired 5-30-1964 in New York, New York   age 51
French film director  Robert Bresson   made Diary of a Country Priest (1950)
born on 9-25-1901 in Bromont-Lamothe, France
expired 12-18-1999 in Droué-sur-Drouette, France   age 98
baseball pitcher  Kenneth Alven Brett   youngest pitcher to every hurl in a World Series game; a brother of George Brett
born on 9-18-1948 in New York, New York
expired 11-18-2003 in Spokane, Washington   age 55   cause: brain cancer
Bauhaus-school architect  Marcel Lajos Breuer   designed the UNESCO headquarters building
born on 5-21-1902 in Pecs, Austria-Hungary
expired 7-1-1981 in New York, New York   age 79   cause: heart condition
super-geezer  Walter Breuning   had been the oldest man in the world
born on 9-21-1896 in Melrose, Minnesota, United State of America
expired 4-14-2011 in Great Falls, Montana   age 114
   Contest Selectors
2009DFFC3.3%
2010DFFC, KLS, WEP11.1%

professional golfer  Gay Robert Brewer Jr.   won the 1967 Masters Golf Tournament
born on 3-19-1932 in Middleton, Ohio
expired 8-31-2007 in Lexington, Kentucky   age 75   cause: lung cancer
Utah poet laureate  Kenneth Wayne Brewer
born on 11-28-1941 in Indianapolis, Indiana
expired 3-15-2006 in Providence, Utah   age 64   cause: pancreatic cancer
   Contest Selectors
2006TBC3.3%
   Scored 8.6000 solo points

singer  Teresa Brewer   widow of Bob Thiele; performed on Your Hit Parade; had hit with "Music, Music, Music"; later in life switch to jazz
¤born: Theresa Breuer 
born on 5-7-1931 in Toledo, Ohio
expired 10-17-2007 in New Rochelle, New York   age 76   cause: progressive supranuclear palsy
actress  Diane Brewster   played teacher Miss Canfield on Leave It To Beaver (1957-58) and Richard Kimball's murdered wife Helen on The Fugitive (1961)
born on 3-11-1931 in Kansas City, Missouri
expired 11-12-1991 in Studio City, California   age 60   cause: heart failure
former Yale president  Kingman Brewster Jr.
born on 6-17-1919 in Longmeadow, Massachusetts
expired 11-8-1988   age 69
Leonid's Communist trash daughter  Galina Brezhnev
expired 6-30-1998 in Moscow, Russia   age 69
Leonid, decked out in all of his REMF medals Soviet Premier  Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev   supported North Vietnam during the Vietnam War
born on 12-19-1906 in Kamerskoye, Russia
expired 11-10-1982   age 75
   Contest Selectors
1979 DO, DW, HA, HFS, HP, JH, JW, MM, MS, RR, YJ84.6%
1980 BB, BD, DH, DO, DW, EB, EK, GP, HP, JH, JW, MM, RR, VA87.5%

Leonid's widow  Viktoria Brezhnev
expired 7-5-1995   age 83
British composer  Havergal Brian
expired 11-28-1972 in Shoreham, England   age 96
movie actress  Mary Brian   appeared in 82 films from 1924 to 1947
¤born: Louise Byrdie Dantzler 
born on 2-17-1906 in Corsicana, Texas
expired 12-30-2002 in Del Mar, California   age 96
11-time French prime minister  Aristide Briand   part originator of the Locarno Pact & the Briand-Kellogg Pact; shared the 1926 Nobel peace prize
born on 3-28-1862 in Nantes, Brittany, France
expired 3-7-1932 in Paris, Île-de-France, France   age 69
actress, comedienne  Fanny Brice   created Baby Snooks radio character; wife of Billy Rose
¤real name: Fanny Borach 
born on 10-29-1891 in New York, New York
expired 5-29-1951 in Hollywood, California   age 59   cause: cerebral hemorrhage
author  Paul Brickhill   wrote The Great Escape (1949) & The Dam Busters
born on 12-20-1916 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
expired 4-23-1991 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia   age 74
Titanic 2nd Marconi operator  Harold Sydney Bride   made it into lifeboat No.12 after sinking
born on 1-11-1890 in Hull, Yorkshire, England
expired 4-29-1956 in Provan Hall, Stepps, Scotland   age 66   cause: lung cancer
longshoreman unionist  Alfred Bryant Renton "Harry" Bridges
born on 7-28-1901 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
expired 3-30-1990   age 88
 Dorothy Louise Bridges   widow of Lloyd & mother of Jeff and Beau
¤née: Simpson 
born on 9-19-1915 in Worcester, Massachusetts
expired 2-16-2009 in Holmby Hills, Los Angeles, California   age 93
   Contest Selectors
2007DGW, GOHI6.5%
2009NFG3.3%
   Scored 5.7000 solo points

to January 1995 Playmate of Monthto November 1994 Playmate of Month Playboy December 1994 Playmate of Month  Elisa Rebeca Bridges   L.A. County Coroner autopsy Case Number 2002-01119 (acute intoxication from heroin, methamphetamine, Meperidine & Alprazolan)
born on 5-24-1973 in Miami, Florida
expired 2-7-2002 in Los Angeles, California   age 28   cause: drug overdose
AKS: Rebecca
movie/tv writer/director  James Bridges   was the "life partner" of Jack Larson; co-wrote screenplay for Colossus: The Forbin Project (1970); co-wrote/directed The Paper Chase (1973); wrote/directed Urban Cowboy (1980) & Perfect (1985)
born on 2-3-1936 in Paris, Arkansas
expired 6-6-1993 in Los Angeles, California   age 57   cause: cancer
actor  Lloyd Vernet Bridges Jr.   played scuba diver Mike Nelson on Sea Hunt tv series (1958-61); father of Beau and Jeff Bridges
born on 1-13-1913 in San Leandro, California
expired 3-10-1998 in Los Angeles, California   age 85
   Contest Selectors
1980 HP6.3%

high pressure physicist  Percy Williams Bridgman   won the 1946 Nobel physics prize
born on 4-21-1882 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
expired 8-20-1961 in Randolph, New Hampshire   age 79   cause: suicide; metastatic cancer
World War II British naval  Albert Edward Pryke "Ted" Briggs   only living battleship H.M.S. Hood survivor (sunk 5-24-1941 by German battleship Bismark)
born on 3-1-1923 in Redcar, Yorkshire, England
expired 10-4-2008 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England   age 85
   Contest Selectors
2005CSI4.3%
2008CSI3.1%
   Scored 6.5000 solo points

former Detroit Tigers owner  Walter O. "Spike" Briggs II   brother-in-law of Senator Philip Hart
expired 7-3-1970 in Detroit, Michigan   age 58
evangelist  William Rohl Bright   co-founded Campus Crusade for Christ (1951)
born on 10-19-1921 in Coweta, Oklahoma
expired 7-19-2003 in Orlando, Florida   age 81   cause: complications from pulmonary fibrosis
jazz musician  Nicholas F. "Nick" Brignola I   played the baritone saxophone
born on 7-17-1936 in Troy, New York
expired 2-8-2002 in Albany, New York   age 65   cause: cancer
agent/manager/producer/studio head  Bernard J. "Bernie" Brillstein   co-founded Brillstein-Grey Entertainment (1991); produced/executive produced The Larry Sanders Show, The Sopranos, Hee Haw & Alf as well as the Ghostbusters movies
born on 4-26-1931 in New York, New York
expired 8-7-2008 in Los Angeles, California   age 77   cause: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
former Union Oil COmpany executive  Clause S. Brinegar   appointed by Nixon as the third Secretary of Transportation (72-74); we was a BIG supporter of the nationwide 55mph speed limit
born on 12-16-1926 in Rockport, California
expired 3-13-2009 in Palo Alto, California   age 82
western actor  Paul Brinegar   played chuck wagon cook Wishbone on Rawhide
born on 12-19-1917 in Tucumcari, New Mexico
expired 3-27-1995 in Los Angeles, California   age 77   cause: emphysema
Bill's famous headline former New York Daily News editor (1970-81)  William Joseph Brink Jr.   author of famous October 30, 1975 newspaper headline when the president refused a financial bail-out for New York City — FORD TO CITY: DROP DEAD
born on 2-29-1916 in Indianapolis, Indiana
expired 7-1-2005 in Norwalk, Connecticut   age 89
purveyor of foods  Norman Eugene Brinker   inventor of the salad bar (1960s); founded a number of restaurant chains: Steak & Ale (1966; now defunct); Bennigans (the original fern bar; 1982); Chilis; for a while was chairman & CEO of Burger King; first wife was tennis pro Maureen "Little Mo" Connolly; his thir wife (Nancy Goodman Brinker) founded the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation following the death of her sister
born on 6-3-1931 in Denver, Colorado
expired 6-9-2009 in Colorado Springs, Colorado   age 78   cause: aspiration pneumonia; throat cancer
retired ABC news man  David McClure Brinkley   used to co-anchor NBC's nightly newscast
born on 7-10-1920 in Wilmington, North Carolina
expired 6-11-2003 in Houston, Texas   age 82   cause: complications from fall
   Contest Selectors
2000ANG, BOD, IVY, RR, TEX71%
2001ANG, BOD, RR, TEX50%
2002ANG, BOD, CMH, TMTX36.4%
2003ANG, MJ, OGGI, TMTX22.2%
   Scored 4.6125 points

AKS: Brinckley Brinkly
former Motown songwriter/singer/producer  Johnny Bristol Sr.   once married to Berry Gordie's niece
born on 2-3-1939 in Morgantown, North Carolina
expired 3-21-2004 in Brighton Township, Livingston County, Michigan   age 65
composer  Edward Benjamin Britten
born on 11-22-1913 in Lowestoft, Suffolk, England
expired 12-4-1976 in Aldeburgh, England   age 63   cause: heart failure
actress  Barbara Britton
¤real name: Barbara Brantingham 
born on 9-26-1919 in Long Beach, California
expired 1-17-1980 in New York, New York   age 60   cause: cancer
actress  Pamela Britton   played Tim's landlady Mrs. Lorelei Brown on My Favorite Martian tv series
born on 3-19-1923 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
expired 6-18-1974 in Arlington Heights, Illinois   age 51   cause: brain cancer
1930s & 40s burlesque stripper  Sherry Britton   retired her pasties when LaGuardia shut down the burlesque houses
¤born: Edith Zack
Mrs. Robert Gross (1971-90) 
born on 7-28-1918 in New Brunswick, New Jersey
expired 4-1-2008 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 89
007 movie producer  Albert Romolo Broccoli   grandson of the man who first created the hybrid midget "vegetable"
¤nickname: "Cubby" 
born on 4-5-1909 in New York, New York
expired 6-27-1996   age 87
Danjaq owner  Dana Broccoli   widow of Cubby Broccoli; mother of Barbara Broccoli & Michael G. Wilson; owned rights to produce the 007 films; was the person who selected Sean Connery as the first screen Bond
¤née: Natol 
born on 1-3-1922 in New York, New York
expired 2-29-2004 in Beverly Hills, California   age 82   cause: cancer
last surviving member of Sweetwater Triplets  Hope Cardwell Brock   name suggested by Frances (Mrs. Grover) Cleveland; sister of Faith and Charity
born on 5-18-1899 in Waco, Texas
expired 1-15-1997 in Sweetwater, Texas   age 97
R&B singer/instrumentalist  Mary Christine Brockert
¤aka: "Teena Marie" & "Lady T" 
born on 3-5-1956 in Santa Monica, California
expired 12-26-2010 in Pasadena, California   age 54   cause: found dead in bed
physicist  Bertram Neville Brockhouse   1994 Nobel physics co-laureate; developer of neutron spectroscopy
born on 7-15-1918 in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
expired 10-13-2003 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada   age 85
portly character actor  Roy Brocksmith   played Poultney Dab in The Road to Wellville (1994) & Master Zakdorn strategist Sima Kolrami on Star Trek: The Next Generation episode Peak Performance (1989)
born on 9-15-1945 in Quincy, Illinois
expired 12-16-2001   age 56   cause: complications from diabetes
Washington Post columnist  David Salzer Broder   winner of the Pulitzer Prize
born on 9-11-1929 in Chicago Heights, Illinois
expired 3-9-2011 in Arlington, Virginia   age 81   cause: complications from diabetes
actress  Helen Broderick   mother of actor Broderick Crawford
born on 8-11-1891 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 9-25-1959 in Beverly Hills, California   age 68
actor  James Broderick   father of Matthew
born on 3-7-1927 in Charlestown, New Hampshire
expired 9-27-1982   age 55
New Yorker writer & novelist  Harold Brodkey
¤real name: Aaron Roy Weintraub 
born on 10-25-1930 in Alton, Illinois
expired 1-26-1996 in New York, New York   age 65   cause: AIDS
tv producer  Herbert Brodkin   producer of tv drama The Defenders
born on 11-9-1912 in New York, New York
expired 10-29-1990 in New York, New York   age 77
1987 Nobel Prize-winning poet  Joseph Aleksandrovich Brodsky
¤born: Iosip Aleksandrovich Brodsky 
born on 5-24-1940 in Leningrad, Russia, USSR
expired 1-28-1996 in New York, New York   age 55   cause: heart attack
troubled "rich kid"  Michael James Brody Jr.   in and out of mental institutions; inherited $1,000,000 (1969; grandpa made Good Luck margarine); promised to give it all away
born on 10--1948
expired 1-26-1973 in Ashoken, New York   age 24   cause: suicide; hunting rifle wound to head
animal handler  Jane A. Brolin   ex-wife of James
born on 10-19-1939
expired 2-13-1995   age 55
1950s tv star  John Bromfield   played lead role on Sheriff of Cochise & U.S. Marshall tv series; also appeared in the Revenge of the Creature; once married to Corinne Calvet
¤born: Farron Bromfield 
born on 6-11-1922 in South Bend, Indiana
expired 9-18-2005 in Palm Desert, CAlifornia   age 83   cause: kidney failure
Cornell University professor  Urie Bronfenbrenner   helped start he national Head Start program (1965); also involved in creative the academic discipline "Human Ecology" (1979)
born on 4-29-1917 in Moscow, Russia
expired 9-25-2005 in Ithaca, New York   age 88   cause: complications from diabetes
Distillers Corp. founder  Samuel Bronfman   bought Seagrams & Sons in 1928
born on 3-4-1891 in Brandon, Manitoba, Canada
expired 7-10-1971 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada   age 80
 Wallace "Wally" Bronner   founder of a year-round Christmas bric-a-brac store
born on 3-9-1927 in Frankenmuth, Michigan
expired 4-2-2008 in Frankenmuth, Michigan   age 80   cause: cancer
pixie-ish movie actress  Betty Bronson   chosen by Sir James Barrie to play Peter Pan in 1924 film version
expired 10-19-1971 in Pasadena, California   age 64
actor  Charles Bronson   widower of Jill Ireland
¤born: Charles Buchinsky 
born on 11-3-1921 in Ehrenfeld, Pennsylvania
expired 8-30-2003 in Los Angeles, California   age 81   cause: pneumonia; Alzheimer's disease
   Contest Selectors
2002TMTX9.1%
2003JEDS, TMTX11.1%
   Scored 5.6500 points

Playboy photographer  Donald Bronstein   died while on a photo shoot for the magazine
born on 9-14-1926 in Illinois
expired 4-14-1968 in Acapulco, Mexico   age 41
El Cid film producer  Samuel Bronston
born on 3-26-1908 in Bessarabia, Russia
expired 1-12-1994 in Sacramento, California   age 85   cause: pneumonia
 Anne Bronte   sister of Charlotte & Emily
born on 1-17-1820 in Thornton, Yorkshire, England
expired 5-28-1849 in Scarborough, Yorkshire, England   age 29
author  Charlotte Bronte   wrote Jane Eyre; sister of Emily & Anne
born on 4-21-1816 in Thornton, Yorkshire, England
expired 3-31-1855 in Haworth, Yorkshire, England   age 38
author  Emily Jane Bronte   wrote Wuthering Heights; sister of Charlotte & Anne
born on 7-30-1818 in Thornton, Yorkshire, England
expired 12-19-1848 in Haworth, Yorkshire, England   age 30
actress  Hillary Brooke   appeared in The Road to Utopia (1945), Invaders From Mars (1953) and The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956); played Roberta Townsend on the My Little Margie tv series (1952-54)
¤real name: Beatrice Peterson 
born on 9-8-1914 in New York, New York
expired 5-25-1999 in Fallbrook, California   age 84
jazz valve trombonist  Robert Edward "Bob" Brookmeyer
born on 12-19-1929 in Kansas City, Missouri
expired 12-15-2011 in New London, New Hampshire   age 81
"drunk" comedian  Foster Brooks   while working at a Buffalo, N.Y. radio station in the 1950s joined Robert Schmidt as a singer in the Hi-Hatters country & western band
born on 5-11-1912 in Louisville, Kentucky
expired 12-20-2001 in Encino, California   age 89   cause: "heart trouble"
actress  Geraldine Brooks   wife of Budd Schulberg
¤born: Geraldine Stroock 
born on 10-29-1925 in New York, New York
expired 6-19-1977 in Riverhead, New York   age 52   cause: cancer
"Queen of Boogie" pianist  Hadda L. Brooks
¤born: Hadda Hapgood 
born on 10-29-1916 in Los Angeles, California
expired 11-21-2002 in Los Angeles, California   age 86   cause: complications following open-heart surgery
former U.S. Olympic hockey team coach  Herbert P. Brooks   coached 1980 team that won the gold medal at the Lake Placid games
born on 8-5-1937 in Saint Paul, Minnesota
expired 8-11-2003 in Forest Lake, Minnesota   age 66   cause: injuries sustained in car crash
 Mary Elizabeth Thomas Pearey Brooks   director of the U.S. Mint (1969-77)
born on 11-1-1907 in Colby, Kansas
expired 2-11-2002 in Twin Falls, Idaho   age 94   cause: congestive heart failure
silent screen actress  Mary Louise Brooks   starred as Lulu in Die Büchse der Pandora ("Pandora's Box"; 1929); was purported to have been Bill Paley's mistress; died penniless & forgotten
born on 11-14-1906 in Cherryvale, Kansas
expired 8-8-1985 in Rochester, New York   age 78   cause: heart attack; emphysema
former character actor  Rand Brooks   played Melanie Wilkes' doomed brother Charles Hamilton & Scarlett O'Hara's first husband, in Gone With the Wind (1939); also played Jean D'Arc, Joan's brother in Joan of Arc, Lucky Jenkins, Hopalong Cassidy's movie sidekick & Cpl. Randy Boone on the Rin Tin Tin tv series (1954-59); retired from acting and started his own private EMS service in the L.A. area
born on 9-21-1918 in Los Angeles, California
expired 9-1-2003 in Santa Ynez, California   age 84
director/screenwriter  Richard Brooks   directed Elmer Gantry (1960)
born on 5-18-1912 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 3-11-1992 in Beverly Hills, California   age 79   cause: congestive heart failure
Hooters chairman  Robert Howell "Bob" Brooks   first restaurant opened in Clearwater, Florida in 1983
born on 2-6-1937 in Loris, South Carolina
expired 7-16-2006 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina   age 69

jockey  Steve Brooks   won 1949 Kentucky Derby aboard Ponder
born on 8-12-1922 in McCook, Nebraska
expired 9-23-1979 in Louisville, Kentucky   age 57   cause: following surgery for torn esophagus
former CBS sports commentator  Heywood Hale Broun   son of noted New York City newspaper columnist
born on 3-10-1918 in New York, New York
expired 9-5-2001 in Kingston, New York   age 83   cause: pneumonia
newspaper writer (1908-39)  Matthew Heywood Campbell Broun   member of the Algonquin Round Table
born on 12-7-1888 in New York, New York
expired 12-18-1939 in New York, New York   age 51
Texas death row inmate  Windell Broussard
¤number: 999064 
born on 3-5-1960
expired 1-30-2002 in Huntsville, Texas   age 41   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2002 BOD, DTM, RR, TMTX36.4%
   Scored 8.7125 points

former General Secretary of U.S. COmmunist Party (1930-46)  Earl Russell Browder   expelled from party in 1946
born on 5-20-1891 in Wichita, Kansas
expired 6-27-1973 in Princeton, New Jersey   age 82
 Adrienne Lois Brown   ex-wife of singer James
expired 1-6-1996   age 47
soprano  Anne Wiggins Brown   was the original Bess in Porgy and Bess (1935); became a Norwegian citizen in 1948
¤ex-Mrs. Thorleif Schjelderup 
born on 8-9-1912 in Baltimore, Maryland, United State of America
expired 3-13-2009 in Oslo, Norway   age 96
   Contest Selectors
2005RR4.3%

former Michigan state senator (1957-88)  Basil W. Brown
born on 3-20-1927 in Vandalia, Michigan
expired 10-28-1997   age 70
   Contest Selectors
1980 DH, EK, MM18.8%

political matriarch  Bernice Layne Brown   widow of Pat; mother of Jerry
born on 11-19-1908 in San Francisco, California
expired 5-9-2002 in Los Angeles, California   age 93
blues pianist & singer  Charles Brown   big hit: Merry Christmas Baby; was with Johnny Moore and the Blue Blazers
born on 9-13-1922
expired 1-21-1999 in Oakland, California   age 76   cause: congestive heart failure
former AT&T chairman  Charles Lee Brown   presided over the Bell System breakup (1984)
born on 8-23-1921 in Richmond, Virginia
expired 11-12-2003 in Richmond, Virginia   age 82
crippled author  Christy Brown   despite cerebral palsy was able to type with the little toe of his left foot; author of My Left Foot (1954)
born on 6-5-1932 in Dublin, Ireland
expired 9-6-1981 in Parbrook, Somerset England   age 49   cause: choked to death during dinner
blues singer  Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown   recipient of a 1982 Grammy award
born on 4-18-1924 in Vinton, Louisiana
expired 9-10-2005 in Orange, Texas   age 81   cause: lung cancer; emphysema; heart disease
author  Claude Brown   wrote Manchild in the Promised Land (1965) & The Children of Ham (1976)
born on 2-23-1937 in New York, New York
expired 2-2-2002 in New York, New York   age 64   cause: lung condition
 Corey L. Brown   center of Massachusetts right-to-die court case
born on 1-20-1981
expired 12-7-1995   age 14
 Daniel T. Brown   former California State - Fresno football defensive coordinator
born on 6-28-1958 in Orange, California
expired 3-13-2009 in Fresno, California   age 50   cause: brain cancer
   Contest Selectors
2008RAVN3.1%
2009RAVN3.3%
   Scored 10.0000 solo points

 Danny Joe Brown   former lead singer with the group Molly Hatchet
born on 8-24-1951 in Jacksonville, Florida
expired 3-10-2005 in Davie, Florida   age 53   cause: complications from diabetes
Oklahoma death row inmate  Darwin Demond Brown
¤number 253427 
born on 1-19-1977
expired 1-22-2009 in McAlester, Oklahoma   age 32   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2009ADWC, BOD, DFFC, PCD, RAVN16.7%
   Scored 9.4563 points

movie producer  David Brown   husband of Helen Gurley Brown; with Richard Zanuck produced The Sting (1973), The Sugarland Express (1974), Jaws (1975), Cocoon (1985) & Driving Miss Daisy (1989); also produced Deep Impact 91998) & Angela's Ashes (1999)
born on 7-28-1916 in New York, New York
expired 2-1-2010 in New York, New York   age 93
Shuttle STS-107 astronaut  David McDowell Brown
born on 4-16-1956 in Arlington, Virginia
expired 2-1-2003 in over north-central Texas   age 46   cause: disintegration of Shuttle Columbia during re-entry
historian  Dorris Alexander "Dee" Brown   wrote Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (1971)
born on 2-29-1908 in Alberta, Alabama
expired 12-12-2002 in Little Rock, Arkansas   age 94   cause: heart disease
ex-California governor  Edmund Gerald "Pat" Brown Sr.   father of "Gov. Moonbeam"
born on 4-21-1905 in San Francisco, California
expired 2-16-1996 in Beverly Hills, California   age 90   cause: heart attack
   Contest Selectors
1979 DW7.7%

poet  George Mackay Brown
born on 10-17-1921 in Stromness, Scotland
expired 4-13-1996   age 74
actress  Georgia Brown   played Lt. Worf's mom on Star Trek: The Next Generation and Madame Lazora on Cheers
born on 10-21-1933 in London, England
expired 7-4-1992   age 58
screenwriter  Harry Brown   shared oscar for A Place in the Sun with Michael Wilson; wrote screenplay for Ocean's Eleven (1960)
born on 4-30-1917 in Portland, Maine
expired 11-2-1986 in Los Angeles, California   age 69   cause: emphysema
former Supreme Court associate justice (1890-1906)  Henry Billings Brown   author of the Plessy v. Ferguson decision that ratified "separate but equal" accomodations
born on 3-2-1836 in South Lee, Massachusetts
expired 9-4-1913 in Bronxville, New York   age 77   cause: heaart failure
chemist Dr.  Herbert Charles Brown   shared 1979 Nobel chemistry prize
¤born: Herbert Brovarnik 
born on 5-22-1912 in London, England
expired 12-18-2004 in Lafayette, Indiana   age 92   cause: heart attack
radio writer/producer/director  Himan Brown   created the "Inner Sanctum Mysteries" series (1941)
born on 7-21-1910 in Brooklyn, New York, New York
expired 6-4-2010 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 99
electrical engineer & Certified Nutcase  Hugh Auchincloss Brown Sr.   wrote Cataclysms of the Earth (1967) expounding his theories that the weight of the polar ice caps would cause the Earth to tip off its rotational axis and wipe out civilization; he proposed nuking the poles to "break up" the ice
born on 12-23-1878
expired 11-19-1975 in New York, New York   age 96
violinist  Iona Brown   recored with the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
born on 1-7-1941 in Salisbury, England
expired 6-5-2004 in Salisbury, England   age 63   cause: cancer
publisher  James Brown
born on 5-19-1800 in Acton, Massachusetts
expired 3-10-1855 in Watertown, Massachusetts   age 54
tv Rin Tin Tin actor  James Brown
born on 3-22-1920 in Desdemona, Texas
expired 4-11-1992   age 72
master tap dancer  James "Buster" Brown
born on 5-17-1913 in Baltimore, Maryland
expired 5-7-2002 in New York, New York   age 88
his latest mugshot the hardest working ex-convict in show business  James Joseph Brown Jr.
¤nickname: "The Godfather of Soul
born on 5-3-1933 in Barnwell, South Carolina
expired 12-25-2006 in Atlanta, Georgia   age 73   cause: congestive heart failure; pneumonia
   Contest Selectors
2002JEDS9.1%
2003GHG, MJ11.1%
2004GHG, MJ, TAP16.7%
2005GHG, QKU, RAVN, TBC, TMD21.7%
2006DFFC, DTH, GHG, OIE, RAVN16.7%
   Scored 5.3563 points

radical abolitionist  John Brown   raided the Federal Arsenal at Harpers Ferry, Virginia on October 16, 1859, in order to obtain weapons and supplies to lead a slave revolt; captured by Col. Robert E. Lee and Capt. Jeb Stuart; tried and hanged within two months
born on 5-9-1800 in Torrington, Connecticut
expired 12-2-1859 in Charles Town, Virginia   age 59   cause: executed; hanging
athlete & movie star  Johnny Mack Brown
born on 9-1-1904 in Dothan, Alabama
expired 11-14-1974 in Woodland Hills, California   age 70   cause: kidney failure
comedic actor  Joseph Evan Brown
born on 7-28-1892 in Holgate, Ohio
expired 7-6-1973 in Brentwood, California   age 80   cause: complications from stroke; severe arthritis
"renowned" big band leader  Lester Raymond Brown Sr.   co-wrote Sentimental Journey (with Homer & Green)
born on 3-12-1912 in Reinerton, Pennsylvania
expired 1-4-2001 in Los Angeles, California   age 88   cause: lung cancer
   Contest Selectors
2000 ANG14%
2001 ANG12½%
   Scored 6.2000 solo points

last World War I U.S. Navy military veteran  Lloyd Brown
born on 10-7-1901 in Lutie, Missouri
expired 3-29-2007 in Charlotte Hall, Maryland   age 105
"unsinkable" Titanic passenger  Margaret Tobin Brown
¤aka: "Molly" (was never called this during her lifetime) 
born on 7-18-1867 in Hannibal, Missouri
expired 10-26-1932 in New York, New York   age 65   cause: strokes
Ohio death row inmate  Mark A. Brown
¤number A320827 
born on 11-13-1972
expired 2-4-2010 in Lucasville, Ohio   age 37   cause: executed; lethal injection v2.0
   Contest Selectors
2010ADWC, DFFC, JCM, PCD, RAVN18.5%
   Scored 8.9563 points

baseball pitcher  Mordecai Peter Centennial "Three-fingered" Brown   played from 1903 to 1916
born on 10-19-1876 in Byesville, Indiana
expired 2-14-1948 in Terre Haute, Indiana   age 71
 Muriel Fay Buck Humphrey Brown   widow of Hubert H. II; served out remainder of his senate term (1978)
born on 2-20-1912 in Huron, South Dakota
expired 9-20-1998 in Minneapolis, Minnesota   age 86
   Contest Selectors
1979 HA7.7%
1980 HA, VA12.5%

civil rights litigant Rev.  Oliver Leon Brown   on behalf of daughters Linda, Terry & Cheryl was the lead plaintiff in the Brown et al. v. Topeka Board of Education Supreme Court ruling (5/14/1954) which ended school segreation which had been permitted by Plessy v. Ferguson (1896 #210)
born on 8-2-1918 in Topeka, Kansas
expired 6-??-1961 in Topeka, Kansas   age 42   cause: heart attack
   Contest Selectors
2003CSI
2004CSI

singer/songwriter/activist  Oscar Brown Jr.
born on 10-10-1926 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 5-29-2005 in Chicago, Illinois   age 78   cause: complications from blood infection
actress  Pamela Brown
born on 7-8-1917 in London, England
expired 9-18-1975 in London, England   age 58
pioneering football coach  Paul Brown   second owner of the Cleveland Browns
born on 7-9-1908 in Norwalk, Connecticut
expired 8-5-1991   age 83
blacklisted actor (1952)  Phil Brown   directed The Harlem Globetrotters movie (1951); played Uncle Owen Lars in Star Wars IV
born on 4-30-1916 in Cambridge, Massachusetts
expired 2-9-2006 in Woodland Hills, California   age 89   cause: pneumonia
former Michigan senator (1936-43)  Prentiss M. Brown   chairman of the Mackinac Bridge Authority
born on 6-18-1889
expired 12-19-1973 in Saint Ignace, Michigan   age 84   cause: heart attack
jazz bassist  Ray Brown   one-time Mr. Ella Fitzgerald
born on 10-13-1926
expired 7-2-2002 in Indianapolis, Indiana   age 75
NBC staff cameraman  Robert Brown   murdered after visiting People's Temple cult headquarters in Jonestown, Guyana
born on 7-28-1942 in Orange, New Jersey
expired 11-18-1978 in Port Kaituma, Guyana   age 36   cause: bullet wounds
character actor  Robert Brown   best known for being second actor to play M in four James Bond movies: Octopussy (1983), A View to a Kill (1989), The Living Daylights (1987) & License to Kill (1989)
born on 11-12-1918 in Swanage, Dorsetshire, England
expired 11-11-2003 in Swanage, Dorsetshire, England   age 84   cause: cancer
cartoonist  Robert "Buck" Brown   his work appeared in Ebony, Jet, Esquire, The New Yorker & Playboy where his "granny" 'toons ran from March 1962 until 2005
¤born: Bobby Brown 
born on 2-3-1936 in Morrison, Tennessee
expired 7-2-2007 in Olympia Fields, Illinois   age 71   cause: complications from stroke
engineer Dr.  Robert Hanbury Brown   worked on original pre-World War II British radar systems; co-developer of astronomical optical intensity interferometry
born on 8-31-1916 in Aruvankadu, India
expired 1-16-2002 in Penton Mewsey, Hampshire, England   age 85   cause: cancer
Clinton Commerce Secretary  Ronald Harmon Brown
born on 8-1-1941 in Washington, District of Columbia
expired 4-3-1996 in Dubrovnik, Croatia   age 54   cause: plane crash
former NY Giants tackle (1953-65)  Roosevelt Brown Jr.
born on 10-20-1932 in Charlottesville, Virginia
expired 6-9-2004 in Columbus, Mansfield Township, New Jersey   age 71   cause: heart attack
blues singer/songwriter  Roy Brown   had 1947 hit with Good Rocking Tonight; wrote Let the Four Winds Blow (1957)
born on 9-10-1925 in New Orleans, Louisiana
expired 5-25-1981 in San Fernando Valley, California   age 56   cause: heart failure
Warner Brothers cartoon sound effects master  Tregoweth Brown
born on 11-4-1899 in Minnesota
expired 4-??-1984 in California   age 84
actress  Vanessa Brown   originated the role of the girl upstairs in the Broadway production of The Seven Year Itch, a role played by Marilyn Monroe in the movies
¤born: Smylla Brind 
born on 3-24-1928 in Vienna, Austria
expired 5-21-1999 in Woodland Hills, California   age 71   cause: cancer
tenor saxophonist  Wilbur H. Brown
born on 11-19-1931
expired 5-7-2000 in Los Angeles, California   age 68   cause: pancreatic cancer
World War I veteran  William Brown
born on 8-23-1894 in Cuero, Texas
expired 10-12-2003 in Las Vegas, Nevada   age 109
actress  Zara Cully Brown   played Mother Jefferson on The Jeffersons
born on 1-26-1892 in Worcester, Massachusetts
expired 2-28-1978 in Los Angeles, California   age 86   cause: cancer
actress  Coral Edith Browne   wife of Vincent Price
born on 7-23-1913 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
expired 5-29-1991   age 77
The last picture of Titanic afloat priest  Francis M. "Frank" Browne   while still training for the priesthood took a ride on the Titanic, debarking in Queenstown; he took the last photographs of Captain Smith & the ship, as well as the only photograph of the Marconi Room
born on 7-3-1880 in Cork, Ireland
expired 7-??-1960 in Dublin, Ireland   age 80
former baseball outfielder  George Edward Browne   played 12 seasons for the Giants, Phillies & other teams (1901-12); sat out the last two innings of an 11-to-1 blow-out against the Superbas, replaced in right field by 'Moonlight' Graham (June 29, 1905)
born on 1-12-1876 in Richmond, Virginia
expired 12-9-1920 in Hyde Park, New York   age 44
Kathy as Deela actress  Katherine "Kathie" Browne   played Deela, one of Captain Kirk's "quickie" conquests, in original Star Trek episode Wink of an Eye (1968); second wife of Darren McGavin
born on 9-19-1939 in San Luis Obispo, California
expired 4-8-2003 in Beverly Hills, California   age 63
AKS: Brown
1973 Reuben Award winner1962 Reuben Award winner cartoonist  Richard Arthur "Dik" Browne   created Hägar the Horrible (1973) & co-created Hi and Lois; recipient of the 1962 & 1973 Reuben Award
born on 8-11-1917 in New York, New York
expired 6-5-1989   age 71
AKS: Hagar
one-time Venice Beach lifeguard-turned surfer photographer  Robert A. "Bud" Brown   "the father of surf film genre" (1953-64); a list of his movies includes: Hawiian Surfing Movies (1953), Trek to Makaha, The Big Surf, Surf Down Under, Cat on a Hot Foam Board & Surf Happy
born on 7-14-1912 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 7-25-2008 in San Luis Obispo, California   age 96   cause: complications from diabetes
actor  Roscoe Lee Browne
born on 5-2-1925 in Woodbury, New Jersey
expired 4-11-2007 in Los Angeles, California   age 81   cause: cancer
   Contest Selectors
2007JCM3.2%
   Scored 6.9000 solo points

Todd on the set of 'Freaks' movie actor, write & director  Charles Albert "Tod" Browning   got into show biz as a circus contortionist; made Dracula (1931) and the disturbing movie Freaks (1932); played a car owner/crook in Intolerance (1916) and the harbor master in Dracula (1931)
born on 7-12-1882 in Louisville, Kentucky
expired 10-6-1962 in Santa Monica, California   age 80
poetess  Elizabeth Barrett Browning
¤née: Moulton-Barrett 
born on 3-6-1806 in Coxhoe Hall, Durham, England
expired 6-29-1861 in Florence, Italy   age 55
former Tennessee governor (1937-39 & 1949-53)  Gordon Browning   also was Tennessee rep. (1923-34)
born on 11-22-1889
expired 5-23-1976 in Huntingdon, Tennessee   age 86
earthquake prognosticator  Iben Browning
born on 1-9-1918
expired 7-18-1991   age 73
gunsmith  John Moses Browning   invented authomatic rifles, pistols & machine guns
born on 1-21-1855 in Ogden, Utah
expired 11-26-1926 in Liege, Belgium   age 71
frame from `Goldfinger' opening titles graphic designer and movie title designer  Robert Brownjohn   did main title sequences for From Russia With Love and Goldfinger that established the form for the title sequences for all later James Bond movies (done by Maurice Binder and others)
expired ??-??-1970 in London, England   age 44   cause: heart attack
short story author  Howard Brubaker   coined term "Dixiecrat" to describe southern Democrats who bolted the party in the 1948 presidential election (Strom Thurmond was running)
expired 2-2-1957 in Green Farms, Connecticut   age 74
composer/arranger  Howard R. Brubeck   older brother of Dave Brubeck
born on 7-11-1916 in Concordia, California
expired 2-16-1993 in Escondido, California   age 76
   Contest Selectors
2005TBC

singer/actress  Carol Bruce   second to play mama Lillian Carlson on WKRP in Cincinnati
¤born: Shirley Levy 
born on 11-15-1919 in Great Neck, New York
expired 10-9-2007 in Woodland Hills, California   age 87   cause: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
   Contest Selectors
2003COCO5.6%

1960's pro wrestler  Edward Bruce
¤aka: Ivan Kalmikoff, the "Mad Russian" 
born on 5-21-1918
expired 6-9-1996   age 78   cause: heart failure
Texas death row inmate  Kenneth Eugene Bruce
born on 10-21-1971
expired 1-14-2004 in Huntsville, Texas   age 32
   Contest Selectors
2004ADWC, BOD, DTM, PCD, RIE, RR33.3%
   Scored 9.3781 points

"sick" comedian  Lenny Bruce   son of Sally Marr; pardoned December 2003 by N.Y. governor Pataki for his "obscentity" conviction
¤real name: Leonard Alfred Schneider 
born on 10-13-1925 in Mineola, New York
expired 8-3-1966 in Hollywood, California   age 40   cause: drug overdose
actor  Nigel Bruce   played Dr. Watson in 14 Sherlock Holmes movies with Basil Rathbone from 1939 (Hound of the Baskervilles) to 1946 (Terror By Night)
born on 2-14-1895 in Baja, Mexico
expired 10-8-1953 in Santa Monica, California   age 58   cause: heart attack
Miss America 1926  Norma Descygne Smallwood Bruce
expired 5-??-1967 in Wichita, Kansas   age 57
Bruce Protocol inventor Dr.  Robert Arthur Bruce   came up with the multi-stage treadmill cardiac stress test (1963)
born on 11-20-1916 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 2-12-2004 in Seattle, Washington   age 87   cause: leukemia; spinal stenosis
dimwitted English army commander  James Thomas Brudenell   led the ill-fated advance that came to be known as the Charge of the Light Brigade (1854); name became eponym for the style of sweater that he popularized
¤title: 7th Earl of Cardigan 
born on 10-16-1797 in Hambleden, England
expired 3-27-1868 in Deene Park, England   age 70
WBZ (Boston) radio personality  David B. Brudnoy
born on 6-5-1940 in Minneapolis, Minnesota
expired 12-9-2004 in Boston, Massachusetts   age 64   cause: Merkel cell carcinoma; AIDS
   Contest Selectors
2003MB5.6%
2004LMLD5.6%
   Scored 8.6000 solo points

amateur lepidopterist  Kenneth C. Brugger   in 1978 discovered where North American Monarch butterflies wintered --- the pine forest in the mountains west of Mexico City
born on 6-16-1918
expired 11-25-1998 in Austin, Texas   age 80
high jumper  Valeri Brumel   won Olympic silver (1960) & gold (1964) medals
born on 4-14-1942 in Siberia
expired 1-26-2003 in Moscow, Russia   age 60   cause: "a prolonged illness"
sartorial dandy  George Bryan "Beau" Brummell   the original "clothes horse"
born on 6-7-1778
expired 3-30-1840 in Caen, France   age 61   cause: syphilis
to the sixth President of the IOCto the fourth President of the IOC fifth head of the International Olympic Committee (1952-72)  Avery Brundage   presided over the disasterous 1972 München Olympic Games
born on 9-28-1887 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 5-8-1975 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany   age 87
former ABC News correspondent and host of What's My Line? (1968-72)  Wallace C. "Wally" Bruner
born on 3-4-1931
expired 11-15-1997 in Indianapolis, Indiana   age 66   cause: liver cancer
character actress  Argentina Brunetti   played Mrs. Martini in It's A Wonderful Life (1946); a member of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (the Golden Globes people)
¤born: Argentina Ferrau Aguglia
Mrs. Miro Brunetti 
born on 8-31-1907 in Buenos Aires, Argentina
expired 12-20-2005 in Rome, Italy   age 98
German politician  Heinrich Bruning   last "normal" chancellor before Hitler (3/30/1932-5/30/1932); fled Hitler's purge of June 30, 1934
born on 11-26-1885 in Münster, Germany
expired 3-30-1970 in Norwich, Vermont   age 84
actor  Howard Brunner
born on 4-20-1940 in Atlanta, Georgia
expired 11-12-1991 in Marietta, Georgia   age 51   cause: AIDS
Olympic skater  Melitta Brunner
born on 1-28-1907 in Lower Austria, Austria-Hungary
expired 5-26-2003 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania   age 96
former ABC News political director (1978-99)  Harold Robinson "Hal" Bruno Jr.   reported on the Our Lady of Angels school fire (Dec. 1st, 1958); moderated the 1992 Vice Presidential debate between Dan Quayle, Al Gore & James Stockdale
born on 10-25-1928 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 11-8-2011 in Bethesda, Maryland   age 83   cause: heart arrhythmia; fall
trumpet player, arranger, composer  Mauro A. Bruno   wrote music for Barnaby Jones, Streets of San Francisco & Police Woman tv series
born on 11-25-1923 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 10-3-2002 in Burbank, California   age 78   cause: lung cancer
geezer  Earl Fred Brush
born on 7-17-1893 in Marshall, Iowa
expired 1-10-2005 in San Leandro, California   age 111
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   Scored 3.9000 solo points

Roman politician  Marcus Junius Brutus   principal assassin, with Cassius, of Julius Caesar; "Et tu, Brute?"
born on --85 BC in Rome, Italy
expired 10-23-42 BC in Philippi, Greece   age 43
radio actor  Arthur Quirk Bryan   was the original voice of Elmer Fudd
born on 5-8-1899 in Brooklyn, New York, New York
expired 11-18-1959 in Hollywood, California   age 60   cause: heart attack
author  Courtlandt Dixon Branes Bryan   wrote Friendly Fire (1976)
born on 4-22-1936 in Manhattan, New York, New York
expired 12-15-2009 in Guilford, Connecticut   age 73   cause: cancer
lawyer, populist politician  William Jennings Bryan   three-time Democratic nominee for president; Wilson Secretary of State 1913-15; part of prosecution in Scopes "Monkey Trial" - died shortly thereafter
born on 3-18-1860 in Salem, Illinois
expired 7-26-1925 in Dayton, Tennessee   age 65   cause: heart attack
Black Panther airplane hijacker (1969)  Anthony Garnet "Tony" Bryant   did 11½ years in a Cuban prison (during the hijacking he robbed one of the passengers, a secret agent for Castro, of a briefcase full of $100 bills; OOOPS!)
expired 12-23-1999   age 60   cause: leukemia
former segregationist Florida governor (1961-65)  Cecil Farris Bryant
born on 7-26-1914 in Ocala, Florida
expired 3-1-2002 in Jacksonville, Florida   age 87   cause: stroke
tunesmith  Diadorius Boudleaux Bryant   with wife co-wrote Rocky Top, Bye Bye Love and Wake Up Little Susie; on his own wrote All I Have To Do Is Dream & Love Hurts
born on 2-13-1920 in Shellman, Georgia
expired 6-25-1987 in Knoxville, Tennessee   age 67
lyricist  Matilda Genevieve "Felice" Bryant   with husband co-wrote Rocky Top, Bye Bye Love and Wake Up Little Susie
¤née: Scaduto 
born on 8-7-1925 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
expired 4-22-2003 in Gatlinburg, Tennessee   age 77   cause: cancer
to May 1978 Playmate of Monthto March 1978 Playmate of Month one of Playboy's September 1977 "Girls of the Big Ten"  Pamela Jean Bryant   Playboy April 1978 Playmate of Month
born on 2-8-1959 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United State of America
expired 12-3-2010 in Hawaii   age 51   cause: asthma attack
AKS: Betty
Alabama football coach  Paul William "Bear" Bryant
born on 9-11-1913 in Moro Bottom, Arkansas
expired 1-26-1983   age 69
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acquitted admitted kidnapper & party to murder  Roy Bryant Sr.   kidnapped teen who was alleged to have whistled at his wife & participated in the teen's torture & murder
born on 1-24-1931
expired 9-1-1994 in Jackson, Mississippi   age 63   cause: cancer
sax player  Royal G. "Rusty" Bryant
born on 11-25-1929
expired 3-25-1991   age 61
classical clarinetist  Jack Brymer
born on 1-27-1915
expired 9-16-2003   age 88
former Mustang Ranch "bodyguard"  Willard Ross Brymer   killed Argentinian boxer Oscar Bonavena at gate to brothel (1976)
born on 4-7-1945
expired 6-26-2000 in Reno, Nevada   age 55
actor  Yul Brynner   had title role in The King and I
¤born: Taidje Khan 
born on 7-12-1915 in Sakhalin, Russia
expired 10-10-1985   age 70   cause: lung cancer

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