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actor  Bruce Cabot   played Jack Driscoll, First Officer of The Venture & Fay Wray's human love interest in King Kong (1931); played Burt Saxby in Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
¤born: Etienne Pelissier Jacques de Bujac 
born on 4-20-1904 in Carlsbad, New Mexico
expired 5-3-1972 in Woodland Hills, California   age 68   cause: lung cancer
product designer  Petra Cabot   her most famous design: the Skotch Kooler (1952)
¤born: Emma Mearns 
born on 2-21-1907 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 10-13-2006 in Woodstock, New York   age 99
rotund actor  Sebastian Cabot   played the crime solving musicologist Mr. French on Family Affair tv series
born on 7-6-1918 in London, England
expired 8-23-1977 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada   age 59   cause: stroke
Brazilian poet  João Cabral de Melo Neto
born on 1-9-1920 in Recife, Brazil
expired 10-9-1999 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil   age 79   cause: "a long illness"
songwriter  Carlos Cachaça   popularized the samba; founded the Mangueira Samba School and Recreation Society in 1928; wrote Dawn, Clothide and I Don't Want to Love Anyone
¤real name: Carlos Moreira de Castro 
born on 8-2-1902 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
expired 8-16-1999 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil   age 97
movie director  Michael Cacoyannis   directed Zorba the Greek (1964)
¤born: Mihalis Kakojiannis 
born on 6-11-1922 in Limassol, Cyprus
expired 7-25-2011 in Athens, Greece   age 90
Tornadoes founder  Alan Caddy   had hit with Telstar (1962)
born on 2-2-1940 in London, England
expired 8-16-2000 in London, England   age 60
retired University of Florida professor of medicine & physiology Dr.  James Robert Cade   a nephrologist who led the team that developed Gatorade (1965)
born on 9-26-1927 in San Antonio, Texas
expired 11-27-2007 in Gainesville, Florida   age 80   cause: kidney failure
artist  Paul Cadmus
born on 12-17-1904
expired 12-12-1999 in Weston, Connecticut   age 94
Pulitzer-prize winning San Francisco Chronicle columnist  Herbert Eugene Caen   coined term "beatnik" as a pun on "sputnik" in an April 2nd, 1958 column
born on 4-3-1916 in Sacramento, California
expired 2-1-1997 in San Francisco, California   age 80   cause: lung cancer
lyricist  Irving Caesar   wrote words to Tea for Two & Swanee; collaborated with George Gershwin, Oscar Levant and Victor Herbert
born on 7-4-1895 in New York, New York
expired 12-17-1996 in New York, New York   age 101
Roman dictator (49 to 44 BC)  Julius Caesar   reformed the Roman Calendar: the month of Quintilis was renamed Julius (July) by the Senate in 46 BC; member of the first ruling Triumvirate with Crassus and Pompey; assassinated by a group led by Brutus on the Ides of March --- "Et tu, Brute?"; adoptive "father" of Augustus (a ploy used regularly by the Roman monarchy to pass down the name, which eventually became a title in and of itself --- "Kaiser", "Czar" being examples); had a son by Cleopatra
born on 7-12-100 BC in Rome, Italy
expired 3-15-44 BC in Rome, Italy   age 56   cause: stabbed to death
hapless auto company executive  Eugene Anthony Cafiero   headed Chrysler in early 1970s when it was about to crash and burn (replaced by Iacocca); then went on to be president of the DeLorean Motor Company (another crash and burn scenario)
born on 6-13-1926 in New York, New York
expired 12-8-2003 in Naples, Florida   age 77   cause: pancreatic cancer
avante-gard "composer"  John Milton Cage Jr.
born on 9-5-1912 in Los Angeles, California
expired 8-12-1992   age 79
actor  James Francis Cagney Jr.   won Best Actor oscar for playing George M. Cohan in Yankee Doodle Dandy
born on 7-17-1899 in New York, New York
expired 3-30-1986   age 86
   Contest Selectors
1979 DO, JW, MS, RR30.8%
1980 DO, DW, EB, JH, JW, RR37.5%

IRA commander  Joseph "Joe" Cahill   an honory Sinn Fein vice president
born on 5-19-1920 in Belfast, Northern Ireland
expired 7-23-2004 in Belfast, Northern Ireland   age 84   cause: aesbestosis
first Miss America  Margaret Gorman Cahill   Washington D.C. teenager; won title on the beach when contest was known as the Inter-City Beauty Contest
born on 8-18-1905 in Washington, District of Columbia
expired 10-15-1995 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 90
lyricist  Sammy Cahn   nominated 23 times for Best Song oscar; won 4 times for: Three Coins in the Fountain (1954; music by Jule Styne; movie: Three Coins in the Fountain); All The Way (1957; music by Jimmy Van Heusen; movie: The Joker is Wild); High Hopes (1959; music by Jimmy Van Heusen; movie: Hole In the Head); and Call Me Irresponsible (1963; music by Jimmy Van Heusen; movie: Papa's Delicate Condition)
¤born: Samuel Cohen 
born on 6-18-1913 in New York, New York
expired 1-15-1993 in Los Angeles, California   age 79   cause: heart failure
former newspaperman  D. Jamison Cain   coined the term ZIP Code to describe the post office's Zonal Improvement Plan (1963)
born on 1-1-1926 in Sumter, South Carolina
expired 4-12-2010 in Arlington, Virginia   age 84
newspaperman & author  James Mallahan Cain   wrote The Postman Always Rings Twice (1934), Double Indemnity (1936) & Mildred Pierce (1941)
¤sobriquet: "The Poet of the Potboiler" 
born on 7-1-1892 in Baltimore, Maryland
expired 10-27-1977 in University Park, Maryland   age 85   cause: heart attack
former Detroit Tiger pitcher  Robert Max "Bob" Cain   walked Eddie Gaedel (3'7" pinch-hitter) on 4 straight pitches in an August 19, 1951 double-header with the St.Louis Browns
born on 10-16-1924 in Longford, Kansas
expired 4-7-1997 in Cleveland, Ohio   age 72   cause: cancer
actor  Howard Caine   played Gestapo Major Hochstedder on Hogan's Heroes (1967-71)
¤born: Howard Cohen 
born on 1-2-1928 in Nashville, Tennessee
expired 12-28-1993 in North Hollywood, California   age 67
Andrea Doria ship captain  Piero Calamai   zigged when he should have zagged July 25, 1956 off Nantucket
expired 4-9-1972 in Genoa, Italy   age 75
artist  Randolph Caldecott   noted illustrator of children's books; namesake of Medal awarded annually since 1938
born on 3-22-1846 in Chester, CHeshire, England
expired 2-12-1886 in Saint Augustine, Florida   age 39
AKS: Randolf Caldecot
NASA astronaut  Fernando "Frank" Caldeiro   never made it into space
born on 6-12-1958 in Buenos Aires, Argentina
expired 10-3-2009 in Galveston, Texas   age 51   cause: brain cancer
artist  Alexander Calder   inventor of the moving scupture "mobile" and outdoor "stabile"
born on 7-22-1898 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 11-11-1976 in New York, New York   age 78
 Louisa James Calder   widow of sculptor Alexander Calder
born on 2-19-1905
expired 8-6-1996   age 91
former Venezuelan president  Rafael Antonio Caldera
born on --1916 in Yaracuy State, Venezuela
expired 12-24-2009 in Caracas, Venezuela   age 93
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in April 1970 Dr.  Mary Steichen Calderone   promoter of human sexuality
born on 7-1-1904 in New York, New York
expired 10-24-1998 in Longwood, Pennsylvania   age 94
playwright  Erskine Preston Caldwell   wrote Tobacco Road (1932) & God's Little Acre (1933)
born on 12-17-1903 in Moreland, Georgia
expired 4-11-1987 in Paradise Valley, Arizona   age 83
   Contest Selectors
1980 GP6.3%

attorney  James Hamilton Caldwell Jr.   a member of the team that prosecuted J.W. Milam & Roy Bryant for the murder of Emmett Till in 1955
born on --1898
expired ??-??-1962   age 64   cause: drowned
author  Janet Miriam Taylor Holland Caldwell   wrote Testimony of Two Men (1968) & Captains and the Kings (1972)
¤Mrs. William Robert Prestie 
born on 9-7-1900 in Manchester, England
expired 8-30-1985 in Greenwich, Connecticut   age 84
   Contest Selectors
1979 MS7.7%

opera orchestra conductor  Sarah Caldwell
born on 3-6-1924 in Maryville, Missouri
expired 3-23-2006 in Portland, Maine   age 82   cause: heart failure
   Contest Selectors
1980 EK6.3%

Swingin' Medallion singer/saxophonist  Steve Caldwell   performed on band's big hit Double Shot (of my baby's love)
born on 11-22-1947
expired 1-28-2002 in Atlanta, Georgia   age 54   cause: pancreatic cancer
singer  Toy T. Caldwell Jr.   with the Marshall Tucker band
born on 11-13-1947
expired 2-25-1993   age 45
actor  Louis Calhern   played Ambassador Trentino in Duck Soup (1933)
¤real name: Carl Henry Vogt 
born on 2-19-1895 in New York, New York
expired 5-12-1956 in Nara, Japan   age 60   cause: heart attack
Monroe Secretary of War (1817-25), J.Q. Adams vice president (1825-29) and Jackson vice president (1829-32)  John Caldwell Calhoun
born on 3-18-1782 in Calhoun Mills, South Carolina
expired 3-31-1850 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 68
cowboy actor  Rory Calhoun   starred in The Texan tv series (1598-60); a friend of A.C. Lyles and DeForest Kelley
¤born: Francis Timothy McCown
 given screen name "Rory" by David O. Selznick
 nickname: "Smoky" 
born on 8-8-1922 in Los Angeles, California
expired 4-28-1999 in Burbank, California   age 76   cause: emphysema & diabetes
"rotund former pro wrassler  William "Bill" Calhoun
¤aka: "Haystack Calhoun
born on 5-19-1933
expired 12-7-1989   age 56   cause: complications from diabetes
former Pittsburgh mayor (1977-88)  Richard S. Caliguiri
born on 10-20-1931 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
expired 5-6-1988   age 56
AKS: Caliguri
third Roman Emperor  Caligula   son of Germanicus, nephew of Claudius, great nephew of Tiberius; the name Caligula means "little boot"; adopted as heir by Tiberius as a joke; an absolute monster ... killed his father, committed incest with his sisters, and more...; assassinated by disgusted senators and army officers
¤full name: Gaius Caesar Germanicus 
born on 8-31-12 in Antium, Latinum, Italy (modern: Anzio)
expired 1-24-41 in Rome, Italy   age 28   cause: assassinated
writer  Hortense Calisher
¤ex-Mrs. Heaton Heffelfinger
Mrs. Curtis Harnack 
born on 12-20-1911 in Manhattan, New York, New York
expired 1-13-2009 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 97
 Richard W. "Dick" Calkins   started out as a cartoonist for The Detroit Free Press, then was a World War I aviator; afterwards he was an editorial cartoonist for the Chicago American (1919-29) until he co-created the Buck Rogers in the 25th Century daily comic strip (1929) based upon Philip Nowlan's character (1929-47); coined word Zap in strip (1929); wrote Red Ryder comics stories (1950s)
born on --1895 in Grand Rapids, Michigan
expired 5-12-1962 in Tucson, Arizona   age 67
former British prime minister (1976-79)  Leonard James Callaghan   only person to have heald all four high state positions: Prime Minister, Chancellor of the Exchequer, Home Secretary and Foreign Secretary
¤title: Lord Callaghan of Cardif 
born on 3-27-1912 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
expired 3-26-2005 in East Sussex, England   age 92
   Contest Selectors
2001ROTS12½%
2003COCO, CSI, KOHD, RAVN22.2%
2004ANG, CSI11.1%
2005ANG, CSI, SPIT13.0%
   Scored 3.9250 points

AKS: Calaghan Callahan Calahan
Alabama death row inmate  James Harvey Callahan
¤number 00Z420 
born on 1-6-1947
expired 1-15-2009 in Atmore, Alabama   age 62   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2008OIE, PCD, SPIT9.4%
2009PCD, RAVN6.7%
   Scored 7.5500 points

kangaroo court judge  William Washington Callahan   presiding judge at third Scottsboro trial
born on 6-30-1863 in Lawrence County, Alabama
expired ??-??-19??   age ??
one-time-drummer-turned-comedian  Charlie Callas   provided the voice of Elliot — the second title character in Pete's Dragon (1977)
¤real name: Charles Callias 
born on 12-20-1927 in New York, New York
expired 1-27-2011 in Las Vegas, California   age 83   cause: "natural causes"
   Contest Selectors
2005BYE, SPAM8.7%
2006BYE3.3%
2007BYE3.2%
2008BYE3.1%
2009BYE3.3%
2010BYE3.7%

soprano  Maria Callas   one-time mistress of Aristotle Onassis
¤born: Maria Anna Sofia Cecilia Kalogeropoulous 
born on 12-3-1923 in New York, New York
expired 9-16-1977 in Paris, France   age 53   cause: heart attack
golf equipment manufacturer  Ely Reeves Callaway   creator of the Big Bertha club (1991)
born on 6-3-1919 in LaGrange, Georgia
expired 7-5-2001 in Rancho Santa Fe, California   age 82   cause: pancreatic cancer
Flirtations member  Michael L. Callen
born on 4-11-1955 in Rising Sun, Indiana
expired 12-27-1993 in New York, New York   age 38
jazz bass player  George S. "Red" Callender
born on 3-6-1916
expired 3-8-1992   age 76
pie company namesake  Marie A. Callender   got started making pies; the pie shop grew into the Marie callender chain (1964)
born on 3-26-1907 in Hopkins, Hennepin County, South Dakota
expired 11-11-1995 in Laguna Hills, California   age 88   cause: cancer
"reefer man" bandleader  Cabell Calloway III
born on 12-25-1907 in Rochester, New York
expired 11-11-1994   age 86
   Contest Selectors
1979 JW, MS15.4%
1980 JW6.3%

tv actor  Northern J. Calloway   played David (proprietor of Mr. Hooper's store) on Sesame Street (1972-89)
born on --1948 in New York, New York
expired 1-9-1990 in North Tarrytown, New York   age 41   cause: stomach cancer
journalist & author  June Callwood
born on 6-2-1924 in Belle River, Ontario, Canada
expired 4-14-2007 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada   age 82   cause: cancer
   Contest Selectors
2006LMLD, TBC6.7%
2007DTM3.2%
   Scored 6.8000 solo points

Guinness Book record geezer  Jeanne Louise Calment   van Gogh bought canvas at her father's shop in Arles in 1888
born on 2-21-1875 in Arles, France
expired 8-4-1997 in Arles, France   age 122
roller-derby "bad girl"  Ann Theresa Calvello   skated from the 1940s to the early 2000s
born on 8-1-1929 in Newport, Rhode Island
expired 3-13-2006 in San Bruno, California   age 76   cause: liver cancer
actress  Corinne Calvet
¤born: Corinne Dibos 
born on 4-30-1925 in Paris, France
expired 6-23-2001 in Los Angeles, California   age 76   cause: cerebral hemorrhage
theologian  John Calvin
¤born: Jean Chauvin 
born on 7-10-1509 in Noyon, France
expired 5-27-1564 in Geneva, Switzerland   age 54
Dr.  Melvin Calvin   was the 1961 Nobel chemistry laureate
born on 4-8-1911 in Saint Paul, Minnesota
expired 1-8-1997 in Berkeley, California   age 85
comedian  Godfrey MacArthur Cambridge   spent early years in Sydney, Nova Scotia; played Detective Gravedigger Jones in Cotton Comes to Harlem (1970); on set playing Idi Amin in Victory at Entebbe when stricken; replaced by Julius Harris
born on 2-26-1933 in New York, New York
expired 11-29-1976 in Burbank, California   age 43   cause: heart attack
America's Black Holocaust Museum founder (1988)  James Cameron   on August 6, 1930 participated in a robbery that eventually led to murder; the next day was hauled out of the Marion Indiana jail and dragged to the county courthouse square where his co-horts had already been lynched; wasn't lynched but did do 4 years in prison for his participation in the inital robbery; he eventually was cleared of involvement in the murder & was pardoned
born on 2-23-1914 in La Crosse, Wisconsin
expired 6-11-2006 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin   age 92   cause: complications from lymphoma
   Contest Selectors
2006RR3.3%
   Scored 5.8000 solo points

AKS: LaCrosse La Cross LaCross
former CBC news anchorman  W. Earl Cameron   hosted The National (1959-66); succeeded by Stanley Burke; his stiff delivery was parodied on SCTV by Eugene Levy's character Earl Camembert
born on 6-12-1915 in Moose Jaw, Saskachewan, Canada
expired 1-13-2005 in Barrie, Ontario, Canada   age 89
computing pioneer  David Caminer   helped to develop the L.E.O. computer (Lyons Electronic Office) for the J. Lyons & COmpany tea shops to do inventory control, payroll, etc. — the world's first business computer (1951)
¤born: David Treisman 
born on 6-26-1915 in London, England
expired 6-19-2008 in London, England   age 92
former baseball 3rd baseman  Kenneth Gene Caminiti   a drug & steroid abuser
born on 4-21-1963 in Hanford, California
expired 10-10-2004 in New York, New York   age 41   cause: drug overdose
   Contest Selectors
2002 JEDS9.1%

folk singer/song writer & comedic character actor  Hamilton Camp Sr.   appeared on two tv shows that were cancelled by the network during their first showing (Turn-On; 1969 & Co-Ed Fever; 1979); provided the voice for a bunch of Smurfs; appeared in Heaven Can Wait (1978), S.O.B. (1981) & Eating Raoul (1982)
¤aka: "Bob Camp" «or» "Hamid Hamilton Camp" 
born on 10-30-1934 in London, England
expired 10-2-2005 in Hancock Park, California   age 70   cause: heart attack; injuries suffered in fall
character actor  Frank Campanella
born on 3-12-1919 in New York, New York
expired 12-30-2006 in San Fernando Valley, California   age 87
former Dodger player  Roy Campanella
born on 11-19-1921 in Homestead, Pennsylvania
expired 6-26-1993   age 71
former L.A. Dodger executive  Al Campanis
born on 11-2-1916
expired 6-21-1998 in Fullerton, California   age 81   cause: coronary artery disease
(probably) last surviving ANZAC Gallipoli veteran  Alec William Campbell   also an accomplished sailor
born on 2-26-1899 in Launceston, Australia
expired 5-16-2002 in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia   age 103
former Standard Oil New York (Esso)/Exxon chemical engineer  Donald Lewis Campbell   co-developer of the process of fluid catalytic cracking of large hydrocarbon molecules (1942); shared patents with Homer Z. Martin, Eger V. Murphree & Charles W. Tyson
born on 8-5-1904 in Clinton, Iowa
expired 9-14-2002 in Brick, New Jersey   age 98
former Detroit Tigers general manager  James A. "Jim" Campbell
born on 2-5-1924
expired 10-31-1995   age 71
Consumers Power Co president  James H. Campbell   had the Big Rock Point nuclear plant built near Charlevoix (1963)
born on 10-18-1910 in Jackson, Michigan
expired 1-24-1972 in Jackson, Michigan   age 61   cause: heart attack
blues singer/guitarist  James Milton Campbell
¤nickname: "Little Milton
born on 9-7-1934 in Inverness, Mississippi
expired 8-4-2005 in Memphis, Tennessee   age 70   cause: complications from stroke
sci-fi magazine editor (1938-his death)  John Wood Campbell Jr.   started as editor at Astounding Stories of Super Science; change the magazine's name to Astounding Science Fiction, then, in the 1960s, changed the name again to Analog Science Fiction and Fact; his short story Who Goes There? was the basis for The Thing From Another World (1951)
born on 6-8-1910 in Newark, New Jersey
expired 7-11-1971 in Mountainside, New Jersey   age 61   cause: heart aliment
novelist & tv writer  Robert Wright Campbell   popularized term "La-La Land" for southern California in book In La-La Land We Trust (1986); won 1987 Edgar Allan Poe Award for Junkyard Dog
born on 6-9-1927
expired 9-21-2000 in Carmel, California   age 73
Bill as Koloth character actor  William J. Campbell   played Brett Reno in Love Me Tender (1956), Trelane in original series Star Trek episode The Squire of Gothos and the Klingon Captain Koloth in original series Star Trek episode The Trouble With Tribbles and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode Blood Oath; was the first husband of Judith Campbell Exner (1952-58)
born on 10-30-1923 in Newark, New Jersey
expired 4-28-2011 in Woodland Hills, California   age 87
   Contest Selectors
2003CSI5.6%
2004CSI, RR11.1%
2005CSI, RR8.7%
2008CSI3.1%
2010CSI3.7%

French novelist  Albert Camus   won 1957 Nobel Prize for literature
born on 11-7-1913 in Mondovi, Algeria
expired 1-4-1960 in Villeneuve-la-Guyard, France   age 46
director  Marcel Camus   directed Orfeu Negro (Black Orpheus; 1959); won 1960 oscar for Best Foreign Language film
born on 4-21-1912 in Chappes, France
expired 1-13-1982 in Paris, Île-de-France, France   age 69
Tejano singer  Laura Canales
born on 8-19-1954 in Kingsville, Texas
expired 4-16-2005 in Corpus Christi, Texas   age 50   cause: pneumonia; gallbladder surgery
General  Wilhelm Canaris   leader of 1944 plot to assassinate Hitler
born on 1-1-1887 in Aplerbeck, Germany
expired 4-9-1944 in Flossenberg, Germany   age 57   cause: hanged
self-important blowhard  Vincent Canby   past drama & movie "critic" for the New York Times
born on 7-27-1924 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 10-15-2000 in New York, New York   age 76   cause: cancer
writer  Helen Churchill Candee   survived the Titanic sinking
expired 8-23-1949 in New York Harbor, Maine   age 90
former Tonight Show band trumpeter (1972-92)  Secondo "Conti" Candoli   brother of Pete Candoli
born on 7-12-1927 in Mishawaka, Indiana
expired 12-14-2001 in Palm Desert, California   age 74   cause: cancer
AKS: Conte
jazz trumpeter  Walter Joseph "Pete" Candoli   brother of Conti Candoli
born on 6-28-1923 in Mishawaka, Indiana
expired 1-11-2008 in Studio City, California   age 84   cause: prostate cancer
AKS: Conte
subject of 20 Questions interview in August 1989 `Playboy Magazine'subject of 20 Questions interview in May 1982 `Playboy Magazine' with other SCTV cast members rotund actor  John Candy   former SCTV funnyman
born on 10-31-1950
expired 3-4-1994   age 43
author  Elias Canetti   1981 Nobel laureate in literature
born on 7-25-1905 in Rustschuck, Bulgaria
expired 8-14-1994 in Zürich, Switzerland   age 89
retired UofM athletic director (1968-88)  Donald B. Canham   had been the UofM track coach from 1948 to 1968
born on 4-27-1918 in Oak Park, Illinois
expired 5-3-2005 in Ann Arbor, Michigan   age 87   cause: ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm
AKS: Don
1971 Reuben Award winner1946 Reuben Award winner cartoonist  Milton Arthur Paul Caniff   created Dickie Dare (1933), Terry & the Pirates (drew it 1934-46) & Steve Canyon (1946-87); two-time Reuben Award winner (1946 & 1971)
born on 2-28-1907 in Hillsboro, Ohio
expired 5-3-1988 in New York, New York   age 81
Texas death row inmate  Rogelio Reyes Cannady   murdered his former cellmate (duh, did he think nobody would connect him with the crime, what with the two of them being locked into the same small area???)
¤#999245 
born on 5-29-1972
expired 5-19-2010 in Huntsville, Texas   age 37   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2009ADWC3.3%
2010OIE3.7%
   Scored 11.3000 solo points

tv producer  Stephen Joseph Cannell   gave us The A-Team, The Rockford Files, Wiseguy, Silk Stalkings & other brainrot
born on 2-5-1941 in Pasadena, California
expired 9-30-2010 in Pasadena, California   age 69   cause: complications from myeloma
former Nevada senator (1959-82)  Howard Walter Cannon
born on 1-26-1912 in Saint George, Utah
expired 3-5-2002 in Las Vegas, Nevada   age 90   cause: congestive heart failure
Trotskyite jailed for violating Smith Act  James P. Cannon   co-founder of U.S. Communist Party (1919); expelled (1928); co-founder of Socialist Workers Party (1938)
born on 2-11-1890 in Rosedale, Kansas
expired 8-21-1974 in Los Angeles, California   age 84
Jean Cannon, Hef, Donna Michelle & Diane Stewart at the Miami bunny hutch; photo from the ex-bunny website
(from left to right) Playmate/Bunny Jean Cannon, Hugh Hefner, Playmate Donna Michelle & Bunny Diane Stewart at the Miami Playboy Club
to November 1961 Playmate of Monthto September 1961 Playmate of Month Playboy October 1961 Playmate of Month  Jean M. Cannon
¤married surname: Hanna 
born on 10-5-1941 in Long Island, New York
expired 11-17-2005 in Pembroke Pines, Florida   age 64   cause: cancer
actor  John Donovan Cannon   played Peter B. Clifford on the McCloud tv show
born on 4-24-1922 in Salmon, Idaho
expired 5-20-2005 in Hudson, New York   age 83
AKS: JD J. D. J.D. Canon
Grand Ole Opry star  Sarah Ophelia Cannon
¤born: Sarah Colley
 stage name: "Minnie Pearl
born on 10-25-1912 in Centerville, Tennessee
expired 3-4-1996 in Nashville, Tennessee   age 83   cause: stroke
McDonald's chairman  James Richard Cantalupo
born on 11-14-1943 in Oak Park, Illinois
expired 4-19-2004 in Orlando, California   age 60   cause: heart attack
comic actor  Cantinflas   played the manservant PAssapartoutin Around the World in 80 Days
¤born: Mario Moreno 
born on 8-12-1911 in Mexico City, Mexico
expired 4-20-1993   age 81
Broadway producer  Arthur Cantor   produced A Thousand Clowns (1962)
born on 3-12-1920 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 4-8-2001 in New York, New York   age 81   cause: heart attack
vaudeville comedian  Eddie Cantor   early in career worked mostly in black-face; a co-founder of the Screen Actors Guild & the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists
¤real name: Edward Israel Itskowitz
 nicknames: "Izzie" & "Banjo Eyes" 
born on 1-31-1892 in New York, New York
expired 10-10-1964 in Hollywood, California   age 72
Texas death row inmate  Peter Anthony Cantu
¤number 999093 
born on 5-27-1975 in Texas
expired 8-17-2010 in Huntsville, Texas   age 35   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2007OIE3.2%
2010OIE3.7%
   Scored 11.5000 solo points

to next English ruler: Harold I harefootto previous English ruler: EdmundII English King (1016-1035)  Canute   son of Danish king Sweyn Forkbeard; first of the Danish kings of England
¤Old English spelling: Cnut 
born on --995 in Jelling, Denmark
expired 11-12-1035 in Shaftesbury, Dorset, England   age 40
early movie cowboy & stuntman  Enos Edward "Yakima" Canutt   second unit director for the chariot race scene in Ben Hur (1959); awarded special oscar in 1966 for creating the profession of stuntman
born on 11-29-1895 in Colfax, Washington
expired 5-24-1986 in Los Angeles, California   age 90
rabid red-bating idealogue  Canwell F. Canwell   as a one-term Washington state rep. (1947-48) needlessly ruined numerous lives and reputations
born on 1-11-1907
expired 4-1-2002 in Spokane, Washington   age 95
former Indian Senator (1945-62)  Homer Earl Capehart   in 1927 founded Capehart Automatic Phonograph Company of America (later merged with Farnsworth Television and Radio); in 1932 founded Packard Manufacturing Corp. to make phonograph records
born on 6-6-1897 in Algiers, Indiana
expired 9-3-1979 in Indianapolis, Indiana   age 82
author/playwright  Karel Capek   wrote 1920 play R.U.R. ("Rossum's Universal Robots") that introduced the term robot (his brother Joseph actually coined the term)
born on 1-9-1890 in Malé Svatonovice, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary
expired 12-24-1938 in Prague, Czechoslovakia   age 48
son of Scarface  Albert Francis "Sonny" Capone   was a Miami restauranteur for many years; copped a plea to misdemeanor shoplifting (1965)
¤surname changed to "Brown" (1965) 
born on 12-4-1918 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 7-8-2004 in Cool, El Dorado County, California   age 89
   Contest Selectors
2006NFG
2007NFG
2008NFG

Chicago mobster  Alphonse Capone
¤aka: Scarface 
born on 1-17-1899 in Naples, Italy
expired 1-25-1947 in Miami Beach, Florida   age 48   cause: heart failure; paresis; syphilis
Chicago gangster  Ralph Capone   Al's brother
born on 1-12-1894
expired 11-22-1974 in Hurley, Wisconsin   age 80
subject of 20 Questions interview in December 1980 `Playboy Magazine'interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in March 1968 author  Truman Streckfus Capote   wrote In Cold Blood and Breakfast at Tiffany's
¤born: Truman Streckfus Persons 
born on 9-30-1924 in New Orleans, Louisiana
expired 8-25-1984 in Los Angeles, California   age 59   cause: multiple drug intoxications; liver disease; phlebitis
   Contest Selectors
1979 DW, HFS, MSRR, VM38.5%
1980 DW, HA, VA18.8%

super-geezer  Maria Esther de Capovilla   had been identified by the Guinness Book as the worlds ("documented") oldest person
born on 9-14-1889 in Guayaquill, Ecuador
expired 8-27-2006 in Guayaquill, Ecuador   age 116   cause: pneumonia
   Contest Selectors
2006BYE, KLS, QKU, RR, SPIT, WEP20.0%
   Scored 0.9781 points

1947 Reuben Award winnerinterviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in December 1965 cartoonist  Al Capp   created/drew the L'il Abner strip (1934-77); received the 1947 Reuben Award
¤born: Alfred Gerald Caplin 
born on 9-28-1909 in New Haven, Connecticut
expired 11-5-1979 in South Hampton, New Hampshire   age 70   cause: emphysema
to next Pope: Pius IXto previous Pope: Pius VIII Catholic Church leader (1831-1846)  Bartolomeo Alberto Cappellari   elected 255th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church 1831
¤Pope Gregory XVI 
born on 9-8-1765 in Belluno, Venetian Territory, Italy
expired 6-9-1846 in Rome, Italy   age 80
director  Frank Capra   directed It Happened One Night (1934;oscar), Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936;oscar), Lost Horizon (1937), You Can't Take it With You (1938;oscar), Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939), Arsenic and Old Lace (1944) & Its A Wonderful Life (1946)
born on 5-18-1897 in Palermo, Sicily, Italy
expired 9-3-1991   age 94
   Contest Selectors
1979 DO, MS15.4%
1980 DO, JW12.5%

actress  Anna Capri   did a lot of episodic tv in the 1950s & 60s
¤aka: 'Ahna Capri"
born: Anna Marie Nanasi 
born on 7-6-1946 in Budapest, Hungary
expired 8-19-2010 in Los Angeles, California   age 64   cause: removed from life support; coma; car crash
AKS: Anha
actress  Capucine
born on 1-6-1923 in Toulon, France
expired 3-17-1990   age 67   cause: suicide; jump from 8th floor window
Italian movie actress  Flora Carabella   widow of Marcello Mastroianni
born on 2-15-1926 in Rome, Italy
expired 4-19-1999 in Rome, Italy   age 73   cause: bone cancer
to next Pope: Pius IVto previous Pope: Marcellus II Catholic Church leader (1555-1559)  Giovanni Pietro Caraffa   elected 224th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church May 23, 1555
¤Pope Paul IV 
born on 6-28-1476 in Benevento, Italy
expired 8-18-1559 in Rome, Italy   age 83
troubled fashion model  Gia Marie Carangi
born on 1-29-1960
expired 11-18-1986 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania   age 26   cause: AIDS
5-time U.S. billiards champion  James "Jimmy" Caras   won in 1936, 1938, 1939, 1949 & 1967
born on 12-17-1908 in Scranton, Pennsylvania
expired 12-3-2002 in Jacksonville, Florida   age 93
former ASPCA president (1991-99)  Roger A. Caras
born on 5-24-1928 in Methuen, Massachusetts
expired 2-18-2001 in Towson, Maryland   age 72   cause: complications from heart attack
Cubs announce  Harry Caray
¤born: Harry Christopher Carabina 
born on 3-14-1919 in Saint Louis, Missouri
expired 2-18-1998 in Rancho Mirage, California   age 78   cause: cardiac arrest
Cardinal  John Joseph Carberry
born on 7-31-1904 in New York, New York
expired 6-17-1998 in Kirkwood, Missouri   age 93
film preservationist  James G. Card   founded the Department of Film at the George Eastman House of Photography (1948); co-founder of the Telluride Film Festival (1974)
born on 10-25-1915 in Shaker Heights, Ohio
expired 1-16-2000 in Syracuse, New York   age 84
former Mexican president (1934-40) Gen.  Lázaro Cárdenas   nationalized Mexican oil industry (forming PEMEX)
born on 5-21-1895 in Jiquilpan, Michoacan, Mexico
expired 10-19-1970 in Mexico City, Mexico   age 75
cinematographer & director  Jack Cardiff   received honorary oscar for photographing many movies, including The Red Shoes (1948), The African Queen (1951), Fanny (1961) & Conan the Destroyer (1984); directed Smell-O-Vision opus Scent of Mystery (1960)
¤born: John J.G. Gran 
born on 9-18-1914 in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England
expired 4-22-2009 in Ely, England   age 94
   Contest Selectors
2003 CSI, MB11.1%
2004LMLD5.6%
2006LMLD3.3%
2007OIE3.2%
2008OIE3.1%
2009LMLD3.3%
   Scored 5.6000 solo points

Dr.  José Miró Cardona   Castro's first Premier for 3 months in 1959; broke with Castro in 1961 & defected to U.S.
expired 8-10-1974 in San Juan, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico   age 71   cause: heart attack
former newspaper editor  William Joseph "Bill" Cardoso   went independent, wirting for a variety of publications; it was on one of his assignments that he met Hunter S. Thompson; he later coined a term when he described Thompson's writing style as "gonzo"; author of "The Maltese Sangweech and other Heroes"
born on 9-24-1937 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 2-26-2006 in Kelseyville, California   age 68   cause: heart failure; pneumonia
World War II Brazilian Field Marshall  Waldemar Levy Cardozo
born on 12-4-1900 in Rio de Janiero, Brazil
expired 5-13-2009 in Rio de Janiero, Brazil   age 108
   Contest Selectors
2008RPRM3.1%
2009RPRM3.3%
   Did Not Score - insufficient category citations (one to be exact)

AKS: Cardoso
author  Giosuè Alessandro Guiseppe Carducci   was the 1906 Nobel prize winner for literature
born on 7-27-1835 in Val di Castello, Italy
expired 2-16-1907 in Bologna, Italy   age 71
AKS: Giosue
 Michelle Carew   Rod's daughter
expired 4-16-1996   age 18   cause: cardiac failure; acute non-lymphocytic leukemia
actor  Edward Macdonald Carey
born on 3-15-1913 in Sioux City, Iowa
expired 3-21-1994   age 81
"cheap" child  Ernestine Gilbreth Carey   co-wrote Cheaper By The Dozen about growing up in a brood of 12 (1948)
born on 4-4-1908
expired 11-4-2006 in Fresno, California   age 98
   Contest Selectors
2004KLS5.6%
2005KLS4.3%
2006KLS3.3%
   Scored 5.2000 solo points

character actor  Harry Carey Sr.
¤born: Henry Dewitt Carey II 
born on 1-16-1878 in New York, New York
expired 9-21-1947 in Brentwood, California   age 69
former N.Y. governor (1975-82)  Hugh Leo Carey
born on 4-11-1919 in Brooklyn, New York, New York
expired 8-7-2011 in Shelter Island, Long Island, New York   age 92
Hall-of-Fame Pittsburg outfielder  Max Carey   held record for stolen bases for many years
¤born: Maximilian Carnarius 
born on 1-11-1890 in Terre Haute, Indiana
expired 5-30-1976 in Miami Beach, Florida   age 85
actor  Philip Carey   appeared on One Life to Live as Asa Buchanan
¤born: Eugene Joseph Carey 
born on 7-15-1925 in Hackensack, New Jersey
expired 2-6-2009 in New York, New York   age 83   cause: lung cancer
   Contest Selectors
2007RAVN3.2%
2008LMLD, RAVN6.3%
2009LMLD, RAVN6.7%
   Scored 5.4500 points

character actor  Ron Carey   played Officer Levitt on the Barney Miller sitcom
¤real name: Ronald Cicenia 
born on 12-11-1935 in Newark, New Jersey
expired 1-16-2007 in Los Angeles, California   age 71   cause: stroke
former UPS driver  Ronald Robert Carey   got himself elected as president of the teamsters union, then turned into Sgt. Schultz (saw nothing, heard nothing when aides ran amok); had his re-election bid overturned by the Feds
born on 3-22-1936 in Manhattan, New York, New York
expired 12-11-2008 in Queens, New York, New York   age 72   cause: lung cancer
country singer  Henson Cargill   had 1968 hit with Skip a Rope
born on 2-5-1941 in Oklahoma, City, Oklahoma
expired 3-24-2007 in Oklahoma, City, Oklahoma   age 66   cause: complications from surgery
character actor  Leo Antonio Carillo   played Pancho, the Cisco Kid's sidekick
born on 8-6-1881 in Los Angeles, California
expired 9-10-1961 in Santa Monica, California   age 81   cause: cancer
noted 1960s Egyptian belly dancer  Tahia Carioca   married 14 times
¤born: Abla Mohammed Karim 
born on --1920 in Cairo, Egypt
expired 9-20-1999 in Cairo, Egypt   age 79   cause: heart attack
ad agency slogan writer  Bogart Carlaw   wrote Umm, Umm, Good for Campbells Soup & Lucky Strike Green has gone to war
born on 3-28-1904 in Minneapolis, Minnesota
expired 2-12-1979 in Mount Kisco, New York   age 74   cause: pneumonia
pianist & big band leader  Frankie Carle   co-wrote Sunrise Serenade
¤real name: Francis N. Carlone 
born on 3-25-1903 in Providence, Rhode Island
expired 3-7-2001 in Mesa, Arizona   age 97
St. Louis "Gashouse Gang" pitcher  James Otto "Tex" Carleton
born on 9-18-1906 in Comanche, Texas
expired 1-11-1977 in Fort Worth, Texas   age 70
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in October 2005interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in January 1982 comedian  George Denis Carlin   the Supreme Court said he couldn't speak 7 dirty words on the radio or tv
born on 5-12-1937 in New York, New York
expired 6-22-2008 in Santa Monica, California   age 71   cause: heart failure
   Contest Selectors
2005HH, QKU, SPAM13.0%
2006QKU3.3%
2007QKU3.2%
2008QKU3.1%
   Scored 7.9000 solo points

AKS: Dennis
radio announcer  Phillips Carlin   original host of radio version of Queen for a Day
born on 6-30-1894
expired 8-27-1971 in New York, New York   age 77   cause: heart attack
game show producer  Steven Roy Carlin   executive producer of the $64,000 Question, $64,000 Challenge & the syndicated $128,000 Question (1976-78); developed Rootie Kazootie kiddie show (1950-54); wrote comic strip Happy the Humbug
born on 2-27-1919 in New York, New York
expired 2-4-2003 in New York, New York   age 83   cause: pneumonia; complications from Alzheimer's disease
actor  Thomas A. Carlin
born on 12-10-1928 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 5-6-1991 in New Rochelle, New York   age 62   cause: heart failure
physicist  Chester Floyd Carlson   inventor of xerography back when the company he worked for was known as Haloid Corporation
born on 2-8-1906 in Seattle, Washington
expired 9-19-1968 in New York, New York   age 62
TGIFriday founder  Curtis LeRoy Carlson   created the Gold Bond Stamp Co. (1938)
born on 7-9-1914 in Minneapolis, Minnesota
expired 2-19-1999 in Minnetonka, Minnesota   age 84
actor  Richard Carlson   protagonist in Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956) and The Magnetic Monster
born on 4-29-1912 in Albert Lea, Minnesota
expired 11-25-1977 in Encino, California   age 65   cause: complications from cerebral hemorrhage
lawyer  Caleb Sidney Carlton   part of Bryant & Milam's defense "dream team" at their trial for the murder of Emmett Till; past president of the Mississippi Bar Association (1962-63)
born on 11-26-1915 in New Albany, Mississippi
expired 6-??-1966   age 50
AKS: C Sidney Sydney Carleton Carltun
character actor  Robert Richard Carlyle   played Rezin Bowie in The Iron Mistress (1952) & Lt. Karl Jaeger in the original Star Trek series episode The Squire of Gothos (1967)
born on 3-20-1914 in Saint Catherines, Ontario, Canada
expired 11-15-2009 in Sherman Oaks, California   age 95
singer  Gretchen Gayle Carman   was doing the tv weathercasts for WUHQ-tv in Battle Creek in 1971
¤née: Dreger
aka: "Kelly Wright" 
born on 1-10-1949
expired 7-6-2001 in Delton, Michigan   age 52   cause: cancer
"9-foot" 500 pound circus giant  Eddie Carmel
born on --1936 in Tel Aviv, Palestine
expired 7-30-1972 in New York, New York   age 36   cause: glandular disease
character actor  Roger Charles Carmel   voice of Smokey the Bear on tv; played Harcourt Fenton "Harry" Mudd on Star Trek
born on 9-27-1932 in New York, New York
expired 11-10-1986 in Hollywood, California   age 54   cause: hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
song writer  Hoagland Howard "Hoagy" Carmichael   wrote Stardust (1927; with Michael Parish) & Georgia On My Mind (1930)
born on 11-22-1899 in Bloomington, Indiana
expired 12-27-1981 in Rancho Mirage, California   age 82   cause: heart attack
   Contest Selectors
1980 BD, DH12.5%

original & best Lord Peter Wimsey actor  Ian Gillett Carmichael   also portrayed Bertie Wooster
born on 6-18-1920 in Kensington-upon-Hull, Yorkshire, England
expired 2-5-2010 in Esk Valley, North Yorkshire, England   age 89
Missouri governor (1993-2000)  Melvin Eugene Carnahan   died while campaigning for U.S. senate
born on 2-11-1934 in Birch Tree, Missouri
expired 10-16-2000 in Barnhart, Missouri   age 66   cause: plane crash
French film director  Marcel Albert Carné   made Les Enfants du Paradis and Le Jour Se Leve
born on 8-18-1909 in Paris, France
expired 10-31-1996 in Clamart, France   age 87
teacher of public speaking  Dale Carnegie   wrote How to Win Friends and Influence People (1936)
born on 11-24-1888 in Maryville, Missouri
expired 11-1-1955 in New York, New York   age 66
heavyweight boxer (held title 1933-34), wrestler, circus performer  Primo Carnera   appeared in Mighty Joe Young (1949) and Hercules Unchained
born on 10-25-1906 in Sequals, Italy (near Venice)
expired 6-29-1967 in Sequals, Italy   age 60   cause: cirrhosis of the liver
 Arthur William Matthew Carney   played Ed Norton on The Honeymooners; has won 3 Emmys & an oscar (1974) for Harry and Tonto
born on 11-4-1918 in Mount Vernon, New York
expired 11-9-2003 in Chester, Connecticut   age 85
   Contest Selectors
1979YJ7.7%
1980BB, BD, DH, DW, EB, EK, JH, JW50.0%
2000KLS14%
2001 KLS12½%
2002CMH, DTM, RAVN27.3%
2003KLS, KOHD, RAVN, TAP22.2%
   Scored 4.3125 points

WOR radio kiddie show host (1928-47)  Don Carney   an apocryphal story has Don, thinking the microphone was dead at the end of a program, saying "that ought to told the little bastards" (it never happened - just another urban legend); ended career as a radio disc jocket at WKAT (Miami)
¤real name: Howard Rice
aka: "Uncle Don 
expired 1-14-1954 in Miami, Florida   age 57   cause: heart attack
actor  Morris Carnovsky
born on 9-5-1897 in Saint Louis, Missouri
expired 9-1-1992   age 94
Enola Gay tail gunner & photographer  George R. "Bob" Caron   photographed the mushroom cloud rising after they nuked Hiroshima
born on 10-31-1919
expired 6-3-1995 in Denver, Colorado   age 75   cause: pneumonia
Broadway actress  Constance Carpenter
born on 4-19-1904 in Bath, Somerset, England
expired 12-26-1992 in New York, New York   age 88   cause: stroke
retired Lake Casitas (CA) ranger  George J. Carpenter   as a rookie MI Dept. of Public Safety officer participated in early relief efforts at the Bath, Michigan, Consolidated School bombing site
born on 3-11-1906
expired 9-30-2002 in Oakview, California   age 96
anorexic singer  Karen Anne Carpenter
¤Mrs. Thomas J. Burris 
born on 3-2-1950 in New Haven, Connecticut
expired 2-4-1983 in Downey, California   age 32   cause: complications from anorexia
agent & movie producer  Allan Carr   produced Grease (1978) and Broadway & movie versions of La Cage aux Folles; agent for Ann-Margret, Peter Sellers, Marvin Hamlisch, Tony Curtis, Dyan Cannon, Joan Rivers; credited with "discovering" Mark Hamill, Michelle Pfeiffer and Steve Guttenberg; one of the creators of the original Playboy Penthouse Television series; produced the 1989 Academy Awards telecast, featuring "Snow White" singing Proud Mary with Rob Lowe (Disney sued)
¤real name: Allan Solomon 
born on 5-27-1937 in Highland Park, Illinois
expired 6-29-1999 in Beverly Hills, California   age 62   cause: liver cancer
Montgomery, Alabama parent  Arlam Carr Sr.   with wife successfully sued on behalf of son to have the Montgomery Public Schools desegregated
born on 10-14-1909
expired 7-13-2005 in Montgomery, Alabama   age 95
Kiss drummer  Eric Carr
¤born Paul Charles Caravello 
born on 7-12-1950 in New York, New York
expired 11-24-1991 in New York, New York   age 41   cause: cancer
soul singer  James Carr
born on 6-13-1942 in Clarksdale, Mississippi
expired 1-7-2001 in Memphis, Tennessee   age 58   cause: cancer
(left to right): Rosa Parks, Dennis Hastert, Johnnie Carr & Tom Daschle civil rights defender  Johnnie Rebecca Daniels Carr   widow of Arlam Carr Sr.; with husband successfully sued the Montgomery, Alabama Public Schools on behalf of their son to force their desegregation (1964); first met Rosa Louise McCauley in the 1920s at Miss White's Industrial School for Girls; worked with her again starting in the 1930s at the local NAACP chapter; had been the (second) president of the Montgomery Improvement Association until her death (this is the group that was founded to organize & manage the 1955/56 bus boycott; she took over from the founder in 1967)
born on 1-26-1911 in Alabama
expired 2-22-2008 in Montgomery, Alabama   age 97   cause: complications from stroke
   Contest Selectors
2008RR3.1%
   Scored 5.3000 solo points

former Tennessee secretary of state (1941-44 & 45-77)  Joseph Cordell Carr   defendant in Baker v. Carr Supreme Court case (1962; one man-one vote case)
born on 6-20-1907 in Cookeville, Tennessee
expired 10-??-1981 in Nashville, Tennessee   age 74
Beat Generation "muse"  Lucien Carr   while a student at Columbia University knew Ginsberg & Burroughs and Kerouac as well as Neal Cassady; convicted of the 8-14-1944 Boy Scout knife murder of 33 year old David Kammerer but later pardoned (claiming self defense against Kammerer's violent homosexual attack); his post-slammer day job: an editor for the UPI
born on 3-1-1925 in Saint Louis, Missouri
expired 1-28-2005 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 79   cause: bone cancer
actor  Paul Carr   played Lt. Lee Kelso in the second Star Trek pilot: Where No Man Has Gone Before (1966)
born on 2-1-1934 in New Orleans, Louisiana
expired 2-17-2006 in Valley Village, California   age 72   cause: lung cancer
Kung Fu actor  David Carradine   was the son of John Carradine; changed his name in the 1950s
¤born: John Arthur Carradine 
born on 12-8-1936 in Hollywood, California
expired 6-3-2009 in Bangkok, Thailand   age 72   cause: auto-erotic asphyxiation; whacking-off in the closet
   Contest Selectors
1979HP7.7%
2005HH4.3%

AKS: Caradine
actor  John Carradine   played Dracula in House of Frankenstein (1944); father of David & Keith
¤real name: Richard Reed Carradine 
born on 2-5-1906 in New York, New York
expired 11-27-1988   age 82
   Contest Selectors
1979 MS7.7%

1912 Nobel medicine laureate  Alexis Carrel   a staunch advocate of eugenics, proposing the use of gas chambers to rid humanity of "inferior stock" (a big hit with the up and coming Nazi elite); part of the collaborationist Vichy government
born on 6-28-1873 in Sainte-Foy-les-Lyon, France
expired 11-5-1944 in Paris, France   age 71   cause: heart failure
entertainer  Rudi Carrell   got into serous trouble when he did a parody of Ayatollah Khomeini
¤born: Rudolf Wijbrand Kesselaar 
born on 12-19-1934 in Alkmaar, Noord-Holland, The Netherlands
expired 7-7-2006 in Bremen, Germany   age 71   cause: lung cancer
   Contest Selectors
2006WEP3.3%
   Scored 7.9000 solo points

AKS: Wybrand
movie production designer  Edward Carrere   shared oscar for Camelot (1967)
born on 10-13-1906 in Mexico
expired 12-19-1984 in Mission Viejo, California   age
retired doctor  Charles James Carrico   a first-year surgical resident, he was the first doctor to examine JFK following his arrival at Dallas' Parkland Hospital emergency room
born on 4-13-1935
expired 7-25-2002 in Greenbank, Whidbey Island, Washington   age 67   cause: colon cancer
inventor  Willis Haviland Carrier   credited with inventing air conditioning (1906)
born on 11-26-1876 in Angola, New York
expired 10-7-1950 in New York, New York   age 73
former Lawson Products salesman  Louis Leon Carrol   read a story about Pat Nixon that said that her kid's would like a dog — he sent them one just after Labor Day 1952
¤born: Louis Leon Karavoulias 
born on 3-28-1923 in Lynn, Massachusetts
expired 4-3-2006 in Highland Park, Illinois   age 83
AKS: Lewis Carol
businessman/politician/revolutionary  Charles Carroll of Carrollton   at on time had been the richest man in "the colonies"; was the last living signer of the Declaration of Independence
born on 9-19-1737 in Annapolis, Province of Maryland
expired 11-14-1832 in Baltimore, Maryland   age 95
voice actor  Eddie Carroll   uncle of Erika Eleniak; voiced Jiminy Cricket following the death of Cliff Edwards; did a one-man show about Jack Benny
¤born: Eddie Eleniak 
born on 9-5-1933 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
expired 4-8-2010 in Woodland Hills, California   age 76   cause: brain tumor
junkie, punk musician, poet  James Dennis "Jim" Carroll   wrote The Basketball Diaries (1978)
born on 8-1-1950 in Manhattan, New York, New York
expired 9-11-2009 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 60   cause: heart attack
comedienne  Jean Carroll   was a very popular performer in the 1940s & 1950s; widow of Buddy Howe
¤born: Celine Zeigman
aka: Celine Howe 
born on 1-6-1911 in Paris, Île-de-France, France
expired 1-1-2010 in White Plains, New York   age 98
be-bop vocalist  Joe Carroll
born on 11-25-1915 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 2-1-1981 in New York, New York   age 65   cause: heart attack
actor  John Carroll   played lead in several Zorro movies
born on 7-17-1906 in New Orleans, Louisiana
expired 4-24-1979 in Hollywood, California   age 72   cause: complications from leukemia
actor  Leo G. Carroll   tv's Cosmo Topper; Alexander Waverly on The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
born on 10-18-1892 in Weedon, England
expired 10-16-1972 in Hollywood, California   age 79
author  Lewis Carroll   wrote Alice In Wonderland (1865), it's sequel Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There (1971) and The Jabberwocky; the original editions were illustrated by John Tenniel
¤real name: Charles Lutwidge Dodgson 
born on 1-27-1832 in Daresbury, Cheshire, England
expired 1-14-1898 in Guildford, Surrey, England   age 65   cause: pneumonia
Munchkin fiddler  Mickey Carroll   he told Dorothy to "Follow the Yellow Brick Road" to Oz
¤born: Michael Finocchiaro 
born on 7-4-1919 in Saint Louis, Missouri
expired 5-7-2009 in Crestwood, Missouri   age 89
   Contest Selectors
2006PCD3.3%
2007ABRA, PCD6.5%
2008PCD3.1%
2009PCD3.3%
   Scored 6.1000 solo points

I Love Lucy writer  Robert Gordon "Bob" Carroll Jr.
born on 8-12-1918 in McKeesport, Pennsylvania
expired 1-27-2007 in Los Angeles, California   age 88
farmer/poet  Hayden Carruth   won the 1996 National Book Award for Poetry for his collection of works titled Scambled Eggs and Whiskey
born on 8-3-1921 in Waterbury, Connecticut
expired 9-29-2008 in Munnsville, New York   age 87   cause: complications from strokes
The Whammy hizself tv director & game show creator  William H. "Bill" Carruthers   started in Detroit as director of WXYZ-TV's daily Soupy Sales piefest, moving with the show to California when it went "national"; directed The Dating & Newlywed Games for Chuck Barris; created Press your Luck
born on 9-22-1930 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 3-2-2003 in Burbank, California   age 72   cause: landed on the Big Whammy; complications from stroke
western movie/tv character actor  Eldridge "Kit" Carson
born on 1-15-1909 in Texas
expired 2-11-1978 in Taylor, Texas   age 69   cause: heart attack
Johnny's dad  Homer Carson
born on 10-4-1899 in Nebraska
expired 4-10-1983 in Columbus, Nebraska   age 83
actor / lush  John David Carson   son of western movie/tv actor Eldridge "Kit" Carson; appeared in Pretty Maids all in a Row (as Ponce de Leon Harper; 1971), Falcon Crest (as Jay Spence; 1987-88) & Pretty Woman (as Mark; 1990); purported to have had a serious alcohol addiction that may have contributed to his early demise
¤born: John Franklin Carson 
born on 3-6-1952 in Los Angeles, California
expired 10-27-2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada   age 57
Art Fern and the Tea-Time Movie lady (Johnny Carson and Carol Wayne)interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in December 1967to next `Tonight Show' host: Jay Lenoto previous `Tonight Show' host: Jack Paar former NBC Tonight Show host (1962-92)  John William "Johnny" Carson   hosted Earn Your Vacation (1954) & Who Do You Trust (1957-62) game shows; diagnosed with emphysema (2002)
¤aka: "Art Fern," Tea-Time Movie host 
born on 10-23-1925 in Corning, Iowa
expired 1-23-2005 in Los Angeles, California   age 79   cause: respiratory arrest; emphysema
   Contest Selectors
1979JH, SB15.4%
2002JEDS9.1%
2003ABRA, ANG, GHG, JEDS, RAVN27.8%
2004ABRA, ANG, GHG, RAVN, RIE27.8%
2005ANG, GHG, RIE, SPAM17.4%
   Scored 4.9125 points

former Pittsburgh Steelers coach (1972-77)  Leon H. "Bud" Carson   constructed their "Steel Curtain" defense
born on 4-28-1930 in Freeport, Pennsylvania
expired 12-7-2005 in Sarasota, Florida   age 75   cause: emphysema
biologist and author  Rachel Louise Carson   wrote The Silent Spring about the effects of DDT on the environment (1962)
born on 5-27-1907 in Springdale, Pennsylvania
expired 4-14-1964 in Silver Spring, Maryland   age 56   cause: cancer
Johnny's son  Richard Wolcott Carson
expired 6-21-1991   age 39
failed 1970 Nixon Supreme Court nominee  George Harold Carswell
born on 12-22-1919 in Irwinton, Georgia
expired 7-31-1992   age 72
Carter Family singer  Anita Carter   sister of June & Helen
¤born: Ina Anita Carter 
born on 3-31-1933 in Maces Springs, Virginia
expired 7-29-1999 in Goodlettsville, Tennessee   age 66
jazz saxophonist  Bennett Lester "Benny" Carter   won 1963 Grammy for his arrangement of Busted for Ray Charles; wrote Cow Cow Boogie (1942; a hit for the Freddie Slack band & singer Ella Mae Morse); wrote bosa nova hit Only Trust Your Heart
born on 8-8-1907 in New York, New York
expired 7-12-2003 in Los Angeles, California   age 95
   Contest Selectors
2002JAC, JL, TMTX27.3%
2003CSI, JL, PCD, TMTX22.2%
   Scored 3.3125 points

presidential mom  Bessie Lillian Gordy Carter
born on 8-15-1898 in Richmond, Georgia
expired 10-30-1983   age 85
   Contest Selectors
1979 DW, HA, HFSHP, MS, RR, SBVM61.5%
1980 BB, BD, DH, DR, DW, EB, HA, HP, JH, VA62.5%

jazz vocalist  Betty Carter
born on 3-8-1929
expired 9-26-1998 in New York, New York   age 69   cause: pancreatic cancer
presidential brother  Billy Carter
born on 3-29-1937 in Plains, Georgia
expired 9-25-1988   age 51   cause: cancer
   Contest Selectors
1980 BD6.3%

Designing Women actress  Dixie Virginia Carter   played Julia Sugarbaker on Designing Women sitcom (1986-93)
¤Mrs. Hal Holbrook 
born on 5-25-1939 in McLemoresville, Tennessee
expired 4-10-2010 in Beverly Hills, California   age 70   cause: complications from endometrial cancer
theater organist  Gaylord Beach Carter   noted for scoring & accompanying silent movies on the giant Wurlitzer
born on 8-3-1905 in Weisbaden, Germany
expired 11-20-2000 in Long Beach, California   age 95   cause: complications from strokes
Carter Family singer  Helen Carter   sister of Anita & June
born on 9-12-1927 in Maces Springs, Virginia
expired 6-2-1998 in Nashville, Tennessee   age 70
Egyptologist  Howard Carter   co-discoverer of the tomb of King Tutankhamen in the Valley of Kings (1922)
born on 5-9-1873 in Swaffham, Norfolk, England
expired 3-2-1939 in London, England   age 65
one-time chain gang laborer  James Carter   as an inmate at the Mississippi State Penitentary lead a group of prisoners in singing the work song Po' Lazarus for Alan Lomax (1959); the recording was included in the soundtrack of the movie O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000); the soundtrack CD went platinum & was named the Grammy Album of the Year
¤inmate number 2464 
born on 12-18-1925 in Sunflower, Mississippi
expired 11-26-2003 in Oak Park, Illinois   age 77   cause: stroke
singer  Jeanette Carter   last surviving member of the Carter Family singers
born on 7-2-1923
expired 1-22-2006 in Kingsport, Tennessee   age 82   cause: complications from Parkinson's disease
AKS: Janette
Miniature Golf originator  John Garnet Carter   created Lookout Mountain tourist trap ROCK CITY
born on 2-9-1883 in Sweetwater, Tennessee
expired 7-21-1954 in Chattanooga, Tennessee   age 71
Shuttle STS-33 astronaut  Manley Lanier "Sonny" Carter Jr.
born on 8-15-1947 in Macon, Georgia
expired 4-5-1991   age 43   cause: commercial plane crash
country music singer/guitarist Mother  Maybelle Carter
expired 10-23-1978 in Nashville, Tennessee   age 69
   Contest Selectors
1980HA6.3%

the singing fat lady  Nell Carter   starred on Gimme a Break! tv sitcom
¤born: Nell Hardy 
born on 9-13-1948 in Birmingham, Alabama
expired 1-23-2003 in Beverly Hills, California   age 54   cause: complications for diabetes
Mississippi Delta Democrat-Times editor  William Hodding Carter Jr.   won 1945 Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing; father of Carter administration P.R. flack
born on 2-3-1907 in Hammond, Louisiana
expired 4-4-1972 in Greenville, Mississippi   age 65
 Wiley Nash "John" Carthan   father of Mamie Till; grandfather of murder victim Emmett Till
born on 3-23-1902 in Mississippi
expired 1-??-1969 in Argo, Illinois   age 66
pulp sci-fi & horror artist  Edward Daniel "Edd" Cartier   was a World War II veteran who was wounded in the Battle of the Bulge; illustrated stories by L. Ron Hubbard, Isaac Asimov, Theodore Sturgeon & Robert Heinlein; worked on The Shadow (1936-41 & 1946-48); worked on such pulp publications as Unknown, Astounding Science Fiction, Wild West Weekly, Movie Action & Detective Story Magazine
born on 8-1-1914 in North Bergen, Hudson County, New Jersey
expired 12-25-2008 in Ramsey, New Jersey   age 94   cause: Parkinson's disease
Cartier-Bresson stalks his subject photographer & sometime actor  Henri Cartier-Bresson   had bit parts in friend's movies — played Le Cuisinier in La Règle du Jeu (The Rules of the Game; 1939)
born on 8-22-1908 in Chanteloup. Seine-et-Marne, France
expired 8-2-2004 in l'Ile-sur-La Sorgue, Provence, France   age 95
   Contest Selectors
1979MM7.7%
1980MM6.3%
2003DTM5.6%
2004DTM5.6%
   Scored 5.5000 solo points

romance novelist Dame  Barbara Hamilton Cartland
born on 7-9-1901 in Warwickshire, England
expired 5-21-2000 in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England   age 98   cause: "a short illness"
   Contest Selectors
2000 KLS14%
   Scored 5.2000 solo points

actress  Katrin Cartlidge
born on 5-15-1961 in London, England
expired 9-7-2002 in London, England   age 41   cause: complications from pneumonia; septicaemia
character actress  Lynn Cartwright   played Venus Girl in The Queen of Outer Space (1958); appeared in A League of Their Own as the elder Dottie Hinson (1992)
¤born: Doralyn E. Cartwright 
born on 2-27-1927 in McAlester, Oklahoma
expired 1-2-2004 in Los Angeles, California   age 75   cause: complications for senile dementia; hip fracture
AKS: Cartright
character actor  Anthony L. Caruso   played Bela Oxmyx on original Star Trek series episode A Piece of the Action
born on 4-7-1916 in Frankfort, Indiana
expired 4-4-2003 in Brentwood, California   age 86
Texas death row inmate  Alexander Caruthers   badly flunked the DNA test that would have proven his innocence
¤aka: number 704 
born on 9-7-1948
expired 1-29-2001 in Huntsville, Texas   age 52   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2000 TEX14%

scientist  George Washington Carver
born on 1-5-1864 in Diamond, Missouri
expired 1-5-1943 in Tuskegee, Alabama   age 79
Atlantic City Steel Pier performer (1924-42)  Sonora Webster Carver   first to ride diving horses; lost her sight in 1931 but continued to perform; her 1961 autobiography, A Girl and Five Brave Horses, inspired 1991 movie Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken; her sister, Arnette Webster French also performed in the diving horse show; a third performer/friend (Josephine K. DeAngelis) died two days before her
born on 2-2-1904
expired 9-21-2003 in Pleasantville, New Jersey   age 99
actor  Christopher Cary   played King Richard in The Sword and the Sorcerer (1982) & Merlin the magician on The Time Tunnel (1966)
¤born: Christopher Bay Carysfort 
born on 6-16-1930 in Surrey, England
expired 4-1-2000 in Hollywood, California   age 69   cause: cancer
French pianist  Gaby L'Hôte Casadesus   widow of Robert
born on 8-9-1901 in Marseilles, France
expired 11-12-1999 in Paris, France   age 98
 Jean Casadesus   son of Robert & Gaby
born on 7-7-1927 in Paris, France
expired 1-20-1972 in Renfrew, Ontario, Canada   age 44   cause: auto crash
French pianist  Robert Marcel Casadesus   husband of Gaby
born on 4-7-1899 in Paris, France
expired 9-19-1972 in Paris, France   age 73   cause: pancreatic cancer
cellist  Pablo Pau Carlos Salvador Casals
born on 12-29-1876 in Vendrell, Spain
expired 10-22-1973 in Rio Piedras, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico   age 96
   Contest Selectors
1980 VA

epidemiologist Dr.  Jordi Casals-Ariet   discovered the hemorrhagic fever Lassa virus (1969; almost died from it)
born on 5-15-1911 in Viladrau, Girona, Spain
expired 2-10-2004 in New York, New York   age 92
Chicago Hilton bellhop  Simone "Sam" Cascio   alleged to be the world's oldest
born on 6-24-1897
expired 8-29-1993   age 96
Senator  Clifford Philip Case
born on 4-16-1904 in Franklin Park, New Jersey
expired 3-5-1982   age 77
inventor  Theodore W. Case   co-developer of Thalofide infrared photo-electric cell & Movietone sound-on-film process (1926)
born on 12-12-1888 in Auburn, New York
expired 5-13-1944 in Auburn, New York   age 55
child actress  Adriana Caselotti   provided the singing and talking voice of Snow White in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
born on 5-16-1916 in Bridgeport, Connecticut
expired 1-19-1997 in Los Angeles, California   age 80   cause: cancer
lyricist  A. Kenneth Casey   co-wrote Sweet Georgia Brown (December, 1925)
born on 1-10-1899
expired 8-10-1965 in Newburgh, New York   age 66   cause: heart ailment
1887 Philadelphia baseball pitcher  Daniel M. Casey   claimed to be the inspiration for Ernest Thayer's poem Casey at the Bat (1888)
born on 10-2-1863
expired 2-8-1943 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 80
former Boston city censor  John M. Casey   as first head of the Boston Licensing Bureau (1904-1932) gave meaning to the phrase "banned in Boston"
expired 10-22-1959 in Boston, Massachusetts   age 97
former Pennsylvania governor (1987-94)  Robert Patrick Casey
born on 1-9-1932 in New York, New York
expired 5-30-2000 in Scranton, Pennsylvania   age 68   cause: severe infection; amyloidosis; prostate cancer
CIA Director (1981-87)  William Joseph Casey
born on 3-13-1913 in Elmhurst, New York
expired 5-6-1987 in Glen Cove, New York   age 74
 Herman Frank Cash   purported to have been involved in a notorious church bombing that killed four girls (1963)
born on 7-25-1918
expired 2-7-1994 in Pinson, Alabama   age 75
MSU English prof.  James W. "Jim" Cash   with partner co-wrote Legal Eagles (1986), Top Gun (1986), Dick Tracey (1990) and Flintsones in Viva Rock Vegas (2000)
born on 1-17-1941 in Boyne City, Michigan
expired 3-24-2000 in East Lansing, Michigan   age 59   cause: "intestinal ailment"
country singer  John R. "Johnny" Cash
¤aka: "The Man in Black" 
born on 2-26-1932 in Kingland, Arkansas
expired 9-12-2003 in Nashville, Tennessee   age 71   cause: respiratory failure; pneumonia; autonomic neuropathy; complications from diabetes
   Contest Selectors
2000ANG, BOD, KLS43%
2001ANG, BOD, DTM, KLS, TEX62½%
2002ANG, BOD, CMH, DTM, JEDS, RAVN, TMTX63.6%
2003ANG, DTM, JEDS, KLS, KOHD, MB, OGGI, RAVN44.4%
   Scored 5.4195 points

Detroit Tigers first baseman (1960-74)  Norman Dalton Cash
born on 11-10-1934 in Justiceburg, Texas
expired 10-11-1986 in Charlevoix, Michigan   age 51   cause: heart attack
actress  Rosalind Cash   played Lisa in Omega Man and rastafarian Planet 10 Black Lectroid John Emdall in The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)
born on 12-31-1938 in Atlantic City, New Jersey
expired 10-31-1995 in Los Angeles, California   age 56   cause: cancer
 Valerie June Carter Cash   daughter of Mother Maybelle; sister of Anita & Helen; co-wrote Ring of Fire
born on 6-23-1929 in Maces Spring, Virginia
expired 5-15-2003 in Nashville, Tennessee   age 73   cause: complications from heart valve surgery
former Playboy centerfold photographer (1957-96)  Mario Casilli
born on 1-22-1931
expired 4-25-2002 in Altadena, California   age 71   cause: complications from stroke
quantum mechanics theorist Dr.  Hendrik Brugt Gerhard Casimir   postulated the Casimir Effect (1948)
born on 7-15-1901 in The Hague, The Netherlands
expired 5-4-2000 in Heeze, The Netherlands   age 90
AKS: Casmir
 Stefano Casiraghi   husband of Princess Caroline of Monaco
born on 9-8-1960 in Italy
expired 10-3-1990   age 30
engraver, type designer  William Caslon I
born on --1693 in Cradley, Worcestershire, England
expired 1-23-1766 in Bethnel Green, England   age 72
Cardinal  Giuseppe Casoria
born on 10-1-1908
expired 2-8-2001   age 92
novelist  Vera Caspary   wrote Laura (1942)
born on 11-13-1899 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 6-13-1987 in New York, New York   age 87
broadway actress and game show panelist  Mary Margaret "Peggy" Cass   won 1956 Tony for playing Agnes Gooch in Auntie Mame; on To Tell The Truth (1964-67)
born on 5-21-1925 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 3-8-1999 in New York, New York   age 74   cause: heart failure
wild & crazy guy  Neal Cassady   heavily into sex, drugs, alcohol, more sex, more drugs, more alcohol, ... (once shagged Allen Ginsberg); hung out/went on road trips with the likes of Kerouac & Kesey, becoming the basis for a number of characters in their writings; once helped Wavy Gravy kidnap Tiny Tim (must have made sense at the time)
¤nickname: "The Holy Goof" 
born on 2-8-1924 in Salt Lake City, Utah
expired 2-4-1968 in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico   age 43   cause: coma; hypothermia; drug interaction (alcohol & seconal)
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in July 1971 actor & director  John Cassavetes   husband of Gena Rowlands
born on 12-9-1929 in New York, New York
expired 2-3-1989 in Los Angeles, California   age 59   cause: heart attack
actor  Jean-Pierre Cassel   portrayed Pierre Dubois in Those Magnificent Men In Their Flying Machines (1965)
¤born: Jean-Pierre Crochon 
born on 10-27-1932 in Paris, France
expired 4-19-2007 in Paris, France   age 74   cause: "lung illness"
calypso/Soca musician  Aplhonsus Celestine Edmund "Arrow" Cassell   had hit with "Hot Hot Hot" (1982)
born on 11-16-1949 in Montserrat, West Indies
expired 9-15-2010 in Montserrat, West Indies   age 60   cause: brain cancer
tv & movie actor  John "Jack" Cassidy   father of David Cassidy
born on 3-5-1927 in New York, New York
expired 12-12-1976 in Los Angeles, California   age 49   cause: cigarette-ignited penthouse fire
retired teacher  Paul Henry Cassidy   was the first of the "ghost artists" to draw Superman (1930s); he is the one who added the "S" to Superman's cape
born on 6-11-1910 in Cherry Valley, Illinois
expired 5-15-2005 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin   age 94
tall actor  Ted Cassidy   Lurch on tv Addams Family; Ruk on original Star Trek series; co-wrote screenplay for The Harrad Experiment movie (1973)
born on 7-31-1932 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
expired 1-16-1979 in Los Angeles, California   age 46   cause: complications following open heart surgery
CNN anchor  Thomas Cassidy
expired 5-26-1991   age 41   cause: AIDS
1968 Nobel Peace Prize winner  René Samuel Cassin   helped draft the Universal Declaration of Human Rights; UNESCO founder
born on 10-5-1887 in Bayonne, Basses-Pyrénées, France
expired 2-20-1976 in Paris, France   age 88
AKS: Rene
Oleg's brother  Igor Casini   the red-baiting Hearst newspaper chain society gossip columnist known as "Cholly Knickerbocker" (1945-62)
¤born: Igor Loiewski 
born on 9-15-1915 in Sebastapol, Crimea, Russia
expired 1-4-2002 in New York, New York   age 86
fashion designer Count  Oleg Loiewski Cassini   first husband of Gene Tierney
born on 4-11-1913 in Paris, France
expired 3-17-2006 in Manhasset, Long Island, New York   age 92
   Contest Selectors
2000KLS14%
2001KLS12½%
2002MORB9.1%
2003KLS5.6%
2004KLS5.6%
2005KLS, QKU8.7%
2006KLS, QKU6.7%
   Scored 4.5500 points

co-conspirator in assassination  Caius Cassius Longinus   known as "The Last of the Romans" among his contemporaries; led conspiracy to kill Julius Caesar
expired ??-??-44 BC in Philippi, Greece   age ??   cause: suicide
 Sydney Cassyd   in 1946 had idea for & organized meeting that created the Television Academy, the group that awards the Emmys; Academy president in 1950
born on 12-28-1908 in Teaneck, New Jersey
expired 2-4-2000 in Los Angeles, California   age 91
to next Pope: Gregory XIVto previous Pope: Sixtus V Catholic Church leader (1590)  Giambattista Castagn   elected 229th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church September 15, 1590; lasted 12 days as Pope
¤Pope Urban VII 
born on 8-4-1521 in Rome, Italy
expired 9-27-1590 in Rome, Italy   age 69
writer  Carlos Casteaneda
born on 12-25-1923 in Cajamarca, Peru
expired 4-27-1998 in Los Angeles, California   age 74   cause: metabolic encephalopathy; liver cancer/failure
 Carlos Castaneda   publisher emeritus of El Nuevo Herald
born on 2-8-1932 in Havana, Cuba
expired 10-10-2002 in Lisbon, Portugal   age 70   cause: leukemia
actor  Richard Castellano
born on 9-4-1933 in New York, New York
expired 12-10-1988   age 55
composer  Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
born on 4-3-1895 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy
expired 3-15-1968 in Hollywood, California   age 72
geezer  Maria Irma Casteur
¤born: Maria Irma Vanderhaegen 
born on 6-26-1887
expired 11-11-1997   age 110
to next Pope: Gregory XVIto previous Pope: Leo XII Catholic Church leader (1829-1830)  Francesco Xaverio Castiglione   elected 254th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church March 31, 1829
¤Pope Pius VIII 
born on 11-20-1761 in Cingoli, Italy
expired 12-1-1830   age 69
former British M.P. & cabinet minister  Barbara Anne Castle
¤born: Barbara Anne Betts
 title: Baroness Castle of Blackburn 
born on 10-10-1910 in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England
expired 5-3-2002 in Buckinghamshire, England   age 91
ballroom dancer  Irene Foote Castle
born on 4-7-1893 in New Rochelle, New York
expired 1-25-1969 in Eureka Springs, Arkansas   age 75
actress  Peggy Castle
born on 12-22-1927 in Appalachia, Virginia
expired 8-10-1973 in Hollywood, California   age 45   cause: cirrhosis of the liver
horror movie producer & director  William Castle   produced The Tingler (1959), Mr. Sardonicus (1961) & Rosemary's Baby (1968)
¤real name: William Schloss (in German "schloss" means "castle") 
born on 4-24-1914 in New York, New York
expired 5-31-1977 in Los Angeles, California   age 63   cause: heart attack
convertible sofa inventor  Bernard Castro
born on 8-11-1904
expired 8-24-1991   age 87
company co-founder  Theresa Castro   of convertible furniture fame
¤born: Theresa Barnabas 
born on 2-15-1917 in McKeesport, Pennsylvania
expired 3-3-2002 in Manhasset, New York   age 85   cause: heart ailment; diabetes
character actor  John Edward Cater   had numerous roles in British films (I, Claudius, The Abominable Dr. Phibes)
born on 1-17-1932
expired 3-21-2009   age 77
former Lawrence Welk Show musical director  George Cates   wrote the post-ABC syndicated show's theme (Champagne Time)
born on 10-19-1911 in New York, New York
expired 5-12-2002 in Santa Monica, California   age 90
former Oscars tv producer (1990-2008)  Gilbert Cates   Joesph's brother; Phoebe's uncle
¤born: Gilbert Lewis Katz 
born on 6-6-1933 in New York, New York
expired 10-31-2011 in Los Angeles, California   age 78
tv producer  Joseph Cates   cast Art Carney as Ed Norton on The Honeymooners; co-created The $64,000 Question; brother of Gil; father of Phoebe
¤born: Joseph Katz 
born on 8-10-1924
expired 10-10-1998 in New York, New York   age 74   cause: complications from leukemia
character actress  Madelyn Cates   had memorable scene in The Producers (1968); "I'm not a madame; I'm a concierge!"
born on 3-8-1925 in New York, New York
expired 7-14-1993 in Los Angeles, California   age 68
author  Willa Sibert Cather
born on 12-7-1873 in Winchester, Virginia
expired 4-24-1947 in New York, New York   age 73   cause: cerebral hemorrhage
Russian monarch (1762-96)  Catherine II
¤aka: "Catherine the Great"
 born: Sophie Fredericke Augusta 
born on 5-2-1729 in Stettin, Prussia
expired 11-17-1796   age 67   cause: crushed by horse?
Civil War historian & author  Charles Bruce Catton
born on 10-9-1899 in Petoskey, Michigan
expired 8-28-1978 in Frankfort, Michigan   age 78
actress  Beatrice Joan Caulfield
born on 6-1-1922 in West Orange, New Jersey
expired 6-18-1991   age 69
oilman  George Peck Caulkins Jr.   a co-developer of the Vail Ski Resort
born on 3-25-1921 in Grosse Pointe, Michigan
expired 3-24-2005 in Denver, Colorado   age 83   cause: "a long illness"
dental supply businessman  Horace James "Harry" Caulkins   co-founded Detroit's Pewabic Pottery studio (1903-69)
born on 7-12-1850 in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
expired ??-??-1923   age 73
big band pianist  Carmen Cavallaro
born on 5-6-1913 in New York, New York
expired 10-12-1989   age 76
former Detroit mayor (1961-68)  Jerome Patrick Cavanagh
born on 6-16-1928 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 11-27-1979 in Lexington, Kentucky   age 51   cause: heart attack
NYC police detective  Thomas J. Cavanagh   he cleared an innocent man of murder charges and convicted the real perpetrators --- the case became the basis for the Kojak pilot (The Marcus Nelson Murders)
born on 10-6-1913
expired 8-2-1996 in Margate, Florida   age 82   cause: lung disease
Fordham football coach (1927-32)  Francis W. "Frank" Cavanaugh   his team's linemen earned the nickname Seven Blocks of Granite (1929 & 30)
¤nickname: "The Iron Major" 
born on 4-28-1876 in Worcester, Massachusetts
expired 8-29-1933 in New York, New York   age 57   cause: heart attack
the cover of one of his best-known works pulp fiction writer  Hugh Barnett Cave   Sex! Horror! Babes! his works had it all; as a child his mother had been a neighbor of Rudyard Kipling
born on 7-11-1910 in Chester, England
expired 6-27-2004 in Vero Beach, Florida   age 93   cause: complications from diabetes
World War I nurse  Edith Louisa Cavell   helped trapped Allied soldiers escape from Belgium; captured by Germans
born on 12-4-1865 in Swardeston, England
expired 10-12-1915 in Brussels, Belgium   age 49   cause: executed
"psychic"  Edgar Cayce   lost his marbles in the Bermuda Triangle
born on 3-18-1877 in Hopkinsville, Kentucky
expired 1-3-1945 in Virginia Beach, Virginia   age 67   cause: failure of his psychic powers (he didn't see it coming)
actor  John Cazale   played Fredo Corleone in The Godfather I & II (1972/74) and Sal in Dog Day Afternoon (1975); at the time of his death his fianceé was Meryl Streep
born on 8-12-1935 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 3-12-1978 in New York, New York   age 42   cause: bone cancer

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