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interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in November 1984 former Salvadoran president (1981-82, 1984-89)  José Napoleón Duarte Fuentes
born on 11-23-1926 in San Salvador, El Salvador
expired 2-23-1990   age 63   cause: pancreatic cancer
actor  Donald Gene Dubbins
born on 6-28-1928 in New York, New York
expired 8-17-1991 in Greenville, North Carolina   age 63
former Czech Communist Party leader (1968-69)  Alexander Dubcek   removed from power by Russian tanks, ending the "Prague Spring" of 1968
born on 11-27-1921 in Uhrovec, Czechoslovakia
expired 11-7-1992 in Prague, Czechoslovakia   age 70
lyricist  Al Dubin   co-wrote Tip-Toe Through the Tulips (1929) and We're In The Money; partner of Harry Warren writing for Busby Berkeley movie musicals - 42nd Street (1933); wrote lyrics to Shuffle off to Bufalo, Chattanooga Choo-Choo, Serenade in Blue, I've Got A Gal in Kalamazoo, I Only Have Eyes for You, Jeepers, Creepers & That's Amore
born on 6-10-1891 in Zürich, Switzerland
expired 2-11-1945 in New York, New York   age 53
 David Dubinsky
born on 2-22-1892 in Brest-Litovsk, Poland
expired 9-17-1982   age 90
bodybuilder-turned-minister  Richard F. Dubois   won 1954 AAU Mr. America & 1957 AAU Mr. USA contests; appeared in Athena (1954) as Bill Nichols; was part of Mae West's beefcake brigade in her "act"; became a minister at the Gospel Lighthouse in West Los Angeles
¤aka: "Richard Sabre" 
born on 3-4-1933
expired 9-26-2007 in Santa Monica, California   age 74
black rights pioneer & author  William Edward Burghardt DuBois   a co-founder of the NAACP in 1909
born on 2-23-1868 in Great Barrington, Massachusetts
expired 8-27-1963 in Accra, Ghana   age 95
actress  Paulette Dubost   had been one of the last surviving cast members of La Règle du Jeu (The Rules of the Game; 1939); she played chamber maid Lisette
¤born: Paulette Marie Emma Deplanque
ex-Mrs. André Ostertag (1936-44) 
born on 10-8-1910 in Paris, Île-de-France, France
expired 9-21-2011 in Longjuneau, Île-de-France, France   age 100
   Contest Selectors
2007RR3.2%
2008RR3.1%
2009CSI, RR6.7%
2010CSI, RR7.4%

Quiet Riot lead singer  Kevin Mark DuBrow
born on 10-29-1955
expired 11-18-2007 in Las Vegas, Nevada   age 52   cause: cocaine overdose
pianist & orchestra leader  Edwin Frank "Eddy" Duchin
born on 4-1-1909 in Cambridge, Massachusetts
expired 2-9-1951 in New York, New York   age 41   cause: leukemia
writer/editor  Élie Ducommun   shared the second Nobel peace prize (1902)
born on 2-19-1833 in Geneva, Switzerland
expired 12-7-1906 in Bern, Switzerland   age 73   cause: disease of the heart and lungs
Chechnayan separatist leader  Dzhokhar Musayevich Dudayev
born on 2-15-1944 in Yalkhori, Pervomay Skoe, Chechnaya, USSR
expired 4-21-1996 in Gekhi-Chu, Grozny, CHechnya   age 52   cause: assassinated
AKS: Dzhokar
country singer  Dave Dudley
¤born: David Darwin Pedruska 
born on 5-3-1928 in Spencer, Wisconsin
expired 12-22-2003 in Danbury, Wisconsin   age 75   cause: heart attack
architect  George Austin Dudley   was secretary of the committee that designed the United Nations Building in New York City; was the first Dean of the UCLA School of Architecture and Urban Planning
born on 12-24-1914 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
expired 2-6-2005 in Renssalaerville, New York   age 88
Texas death row inmate  Marion Butler Dudley   he refused to leave his cell for the execution — he had to be "carried" (kicking and screaming?) to the execution chamber
¤number 999136 
born on 5-13-1972
expired 1-25-2006 in Huntsville, Texas   age 33   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2006ADWC, BOD, DTM, KLS, OIE, PCD, QKU, RIE, SPIT, TWOS33.3%
   Scored 9.2049 points

tv actor  Peter Duel
¤real name: Peter Deuel 
born on 2-24-1940 in Rochester, New York
expired 12-31-1971 in Hollywood, California   age 31   cause: suicide
 August S. Duesenberg   build race cars and luxury cars in the 1920s and 30s
born on --1879 in Indianapolis, Indiana
expired 1-18-1955 in Indianapolis, Indiana   age 75
AKS: Deusenberg Duesenburg Deusenburg
car designer  Denny D. Duesenberg   in 1930 helped his dad build a car that won three Indianapolis 500 races
born on 2-27-1914 in Des Moines, Iowa
expired 4-5-2005 in Lewisville, Indiana   age 91
auto pioneer  Frederick S. Duesenberg   brother of August
born on 12-6-1876 in Lippe, Germany
expired 7-26-1932 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania   age 55   cause: pneumonia; injuries suffered in car wreck July 2nd
actor  Howard Duff
born on 11-24-1917 in Bremerton, Washington
expired 7-9-1990   age 72
author  John W. Duffield   wrote first 20 Bomba, the Jungle Boy (under the pen name of "Roy Rockwood") for the Stratemeyer Syndicate (1920-25)
expired ??-??-19??   age ??
soap opera actor  Albert Valery Dufour   appeared on The Edge of Night (1965-66), Another World (1967-72) and Search for Tomorrow (1972-79); also did some Broadway parts
born on 2-5-1927 in New Orleans, Louisiana
expired 7-27-2000 in New York, New York   age 73
N.Y. Post reporter/editor, UAW organizer & author  William F. Dufty   co-wrote Billie Holiday biography Lady Sings the Blues (1956); last husband of Gloria Swanson (1976-83)
born on 2-2-1916 in Merrill, Michigan
expired 6-28-2002 in Birmingham, Michigan   age 86   cause: complications from cancer
New York Yankees third baseman  Joseph Anthony "Joe" Dugan   batted seventh in Murderers' Row
born on 5-12-1897 in Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania
expired 7-7-1982 in Norwood, Pennsylvania   age 85
bit part actor  Michael J. Dugan   as Rigel VII warrior Kalar attacked Captain Pike in original Star Trek tv pilot The Cage (1964)
born on 9-26-1912
expired 11-6-2002 in Palm Desert, California   age 90   cause: pneumonia; complications from stroke
 Roger Martin du Gard   recipent of the 1937 Nobel prize in literature
born on 3-23-1881 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
expired 8-22-1958 in Bellême, France   age 77
flight attendant  Gaetan Dugas   major source of the early spread of AIDS in the U.S.
¤aka: "Patient Zero" 
born on --1953
expired 3-30-1984   age 30   cause: Kaposi's Sarcoma; AIDS
actor  Andrew Duggan
born on 12-28-1923 in Franklin, Indiana
expired 5-17-1988   age 64
cajun accordionist  Edwin Duhon   co-founder of the Hackberry Ramblers musical group (1933)
born on 6-11-1910 in Youngsville, Lousiana
expired 2-26-2006 in Westlake, Louisiana   age 95
Who does this guy think he's kidding? economist  Willem Frederik Duisenberg   first president of the European Central Bank — oversaw the introduction of the Euro; wore Shatneresque toupes
born on 7-9-1935 in Herrenveen, The Netherlands
expired 7-31-2005 in Faucon, France   age 70   cause: drowned; cardiac arrest
Mike's mom (& Olympia's aunt)  Euterpe Boukis Dukakis   widow of Panos
born on 9-4-1903 in Larissa, Thessaly, Greece
expired 4-2-2003 in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts   age 99
   Contest Selectors
2002RR9.1%
2003COCO, CSI, RR16.7%
   Scored 3.2250 points

physician  Panos Dukakis   father of Mike
born on 1-15-1896 in Greece
expired 11-??-1979 in Massachusetts   age 83
 Daryl Duke   directed The Thorn Birds mini-series (1983)
born on 3-8-1929 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
expired 10-21-2006 in West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada   age 77   cause: pulmonary fibrosis
heiress  Doris Duke
born on 11-22-1912 in New York, New York
expired 10-28-1993   age 80
talking head  Paul Welden Duke   was moderator of Washington Week in Review (1974-1994)
born on 10-16-1926 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
expired 7-18-2005 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 78   cause: acute leukemia
Russian-born Broadway composer  Vernon Duke   co-wrote Cabin in the Sky (1940)
¤born: Vladimir Dukelsky 
born on 10-10-1903 in Pskov, Russia
expired 1-17-1969 in Santa Monica, California   age 65
actor  David Dukes   played Lambert, Edith Bunker's rapist on All In The Family tv series (1977)
born on 6-6-1945 in San Francisco, California
expired 10-9-2000 in Lakewood, Washington   age 55
CIA director (1953-1961)  Allen Welsh Dulles   resigned after the Bay of Pigs fiasco; a member of the Warren Commission
born on 4-7-1893 in Watertown, New York
expired 1-29-1969 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 75
Eisenhower Secretary of State (1953-1959)  John Foster Dulles   Washington D.C. airport named after him
born on 2-25-1888 in Washington, District of Columbia
expired 5-24-1958 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 70
author Dame  Daphne du Maurier
born on 5-13-1907 in London, England
expired 4-19-1989 in Par, England   age 81
character actor  Douglass Dumbrille
born on 10-13-1889 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
expired 4-2-1974 in Woodland Hills, California   age 84   cause: heart attack
electrical engineer  Allen Balcom DuMont   pioneered in the design and fabrication of television-sized CRTs; founded the DuMont Television Network in the late 1940's
born on 1-29-1901 in New York, New York
expired 11-15-1965 in New York, New York   age 64
Groucho's favorite foil actress  Margaret DuMont
¤born: Margaret Baker 
born on 10-20-1889 in New York, New York
expired 3-6-1965 in Hollywood, California   age 75   cause: heart attack
 Jean Henry Dunant   originator of the first Geneva Convention (1984); a co-founder of the International Committee of the Red Cross; shared the first Nobel peace prize in 1901
born on 5-8-1828 in Geneva, Switzerland
expired 10-30-1910 in Heiden, Switzerland   age 82
toy company founder  Donald Franklin Duncan   popularized the Yo-Yo (1929); also made parking meters
born on 6-8-1891
expired 5-15-1971 in Los Angeles, California   age 79   cause: complications from stroke
Tennessee rep. (1965-88)  John James Duncan
born on 3-24-1919 in Huntsville, Tennessee
expired 6-21-1988 in Knoxville, Tennessee   age 69
schlock-movie actress  Pamela Duncan   had female lead (Martha Hunter) in Attack of the Crab Monsters (1957)
born on 12-28-1932 in New York, New York
expired 11-11-2005 in Englewood, New Jersey   age 72   cause: stroke
bass-baritone  Robert Todd Duncan   original actor in many famous roles, including: Porgy in Porgy and Bess (1935), the Lord's General in Cabin in the Sky and Stephen Kumalo in Lost in the Stars
born on 2-12-1903 in Danville, Kentucky
expired 2-28-1998 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 95   cause: heart ailment
boxing trainer & corner man  Angelo Dundee   trained Muhammad Ali, George Foreman & Sugar Ray Leonard
¤born: Angelo Mirena 
born on 8-30-1921 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 2-1-2012 in Clearwater, Florida   age 90   cause: heart attack
American dance legend  Katherine Dunham   a dancer, choreographer & teacher; widow of John Thomas Pratt
born on 6-22-1909 in Glen Ellyn, Illinois
expired 5-21-2006 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 96
   Contest Selectors
2006MOT3.3%
   Scored 5.4000 solo points

prolific movie & tv composer  George Duning   musical director for 1930s Kay Kyser's Kollege of Musical Knowledge; wrote movies scores for: Picnic, From Here to Eternity, Houseboat, That Touch of Mink, Bell, Book and Candle, Gidget Goes Hawaiian, The Devil at 4 O'Clock, The Wackiest Ship in the Army, The World of Suzi Wong, The Giant Claw (1957); wrote music for tv shows: The Big Valley, Naked City, Time Tunnel, Dennis the Menace and original series Star Trek
born on 2-25-1908 in Richmond, Indiana
expired 2-27-2000 in Los Angeles, California   age 92   cause: heart disease
AKS: Dunning
Ford Labor secretary (1975-76)  John Thomas Dunlop
born on 7-5-1914 in Placerville, California
expired 10-2-2003 in Boston, Massachusetts   age 89
AKS: Dunlap
comedian  Victor Aloyisius Dunlop Jr.   a frequent guest on Make Me Laugh tv series
born on 11-6-1948 in New York, New York
expired 8-13-2011 in Glendale, California   age 62   cause: complications from diabetes
Texas death row inmate  Henry Earl Dunn Jr.
born on 7-29-1974
expired 2-6-2003 in Huntsville, Texas   age 28   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2002BOD9.1%

actor  James Howard Dunn   won Academy Award for his role in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
born on 11-2-1905 in New York, New York
expired 9-3-1967 in Santa Monica, California   age 61
diminutive actor  Michael Dunn   3-foot 10-inches tall; had recurring role on tv's Wild, Wild, West
¤real name: Gary Neil Miller 
born on 10-20-1934 in Shattuck, Oklahoma
expired 8-29-1973 in London, England   age 38   cause: suicide
former Hewlett-Packard board chair  Patricia Cecile Dunn   pulled a Nixon ... her "plumbers unit" got caught spying on the board of directors
¤married surname: Dunn-Jahnke 
born on 3-27-1953 in Burbank, California
expired 12-4-2011 in Orinda, California   age 58   cause: ovarian cancer; melanomma; breast cancer
   Contest Selectors
2007DFFC, MOT6.5%
2008DFFC, DGW, MORB, QKU12.5%
2009ANG, DFFC, DGW, DTM, MORB, QKU20.0%
2010ANG, DFFC, DGW, DTM, LMLD, MORB, QKU22.2%
2012ANG

AKS: Dunn-Jahnke
 Raymond F. Dunn Jr.   disabled boy who could only eat Gerber's meat-based formula
born on 7-17-1974
expired 1-20-1995   age 20
1975 Reuben Award winner cartoonist  Robert "Bob" Dunn   succeeded Jimmy Hatlo doing the They'll Do It Every Time strip (1939) & Little Iodine strip; received the Reuben Award for 1975
born on 3-5-1908
expired 1-31-1989 in Short Hills, New Jersey   age 80
 Robert William Dunn   co-founder of the ACLU (1920)
born on 6-1-1895 in Huntingdon, New York
expired 1-21-1977 in New York, New York   age 81   cause: cancer
subject of 20 Questions interview in December 1995 `Playboy Magazine' tv/movie producer & writer  Dominick John Dunne   father of Dominique & Griffin; a columnist for Vanity Fair magazine; we supposed that he'd do an expose on the seedy underbelly of the internet deadpool information trade
born on 10-29-1925 in Hartford, Connecticut
expired 8-26-2009 in New York, New York   age 83   cause: bladder cancer
   Contest Selectors
2009QKU, WEP6.7%
   Scored 5.4500 points

actress  Dominique Ellen Dunne   daughter of Dominick; sister of Griffin; murdered by ex-boyfriend
born on 11-23-1959 in Santa Monica, California
expired 11-4-1982 in Los Angeles, Calilifornia   age 22   cause: murdered; strangled
actress  Irene Marie Dunne
born on 12-20-1898 in Louisville, Kentucky
expired 9-4-1990   age 91
journalist/screenwriter/novelist  John Gregory Dunne   husband of Joan Didion; brother of Dominick Dunne; author of The Studio (1969)
born on 5-25-1932 in Hartford, Connecticut
expired 12-30-2003 in New York, New York   age 71   cause: heart attack
screenwriter & director  Philip Dunne
born on 2-11-1908 in New York, New York
expired 6-2-1992 in Malibu, California   age 84   cause: cancer
actress  Mildred Dunnock
born on 1-25-1901 in Baltimore, Maryland
expired 7-5-1991   age 90
   Contest Selectors
1980 VA6.3%

boxing play-by-play broadcaster  Don Dunphy
born on 7-5-1908 in New York, New York
expired 7-22-1998 in Roslyn, New York   age 90
long-time L.A. tv news anchor  Jerry R. Dunphy
born on 6-9-1921 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
expired 5-20-2002 in Los Angeles, California   age 80   cause: heart attack
medieval theologian  John Duns Scotus   believer in "divine will"; became eponymous name for a fool (dunce) despite his high intelligence
born on --1266 in Duns, Scotland
expired 11-8-1308 in Köln, Germany   age 40
character actor  Maurice Dunster   played a French cop in Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines; was Keifer Sutherland's personal assistant
born on 9-23-1930
expired 9-12-2008 in Sherman Oaks, California   age 77
last president of South Vietnam (4/28/1975-4/30/1975) General  Duong Van Minh   lead the CIA-backed coup that assassinated Ngô Ðình Diem (1963)
¤aka: "Big Minh" 
born on 2-16-1916 in My Tho, Long An Province, French Indochina
expired 8-6-2001 in Pasadena, California   age 86   cause: injuries suffered in fall from wheelchair
industrialist  Eleuthe re Irenee du Pont de Nemours   founded gun powder & textile firms (7/19/1802)
born on 6-24-1771 in Paris, France
expired 10-31-1834 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania   age 63
chemical company heir  John Eleuthe re du Pont   killed an Olympic wrestler — died in prison
born on 11-22-1938 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 12-9-2010 in Somerset, Pennsylvania   age 72
   Contest Selectors
2000 TEX14%
2002 TMTX9.1%
2003 TMTX5.6%

AKS: DuPont duPont
economist  Samuel du Pont de Nemours   commissioned by Jefferson to develope qwerty for the U.S.; father of industrialist
born on 9-14-1739 in Paris, France
expired 8-7-1817 in Delaware   age 77
 Clifford Walter Dupont   first president of independent Rhodesia (1970-75)
born on 12-6-1905 in London, England
expired 6-28-1978 in Salisbury, Rhodesia   age 72
French organist  Marcel Dupre
born on 5-3-1886 in Rouen, France
expired 5-30-1971 in Paris, France   age 85
cellist  Jacqueline DuPre
born on 1-26-1945 in Oxford, England
expired 10-19-1987 in London, England   age 42   cause: multiple sclerosis
   Contest Selectors
1979 HFS7.7%

comic publisher  Charles Dupuis   had les Schtroumfs (the Smurfs) created for his magazine Spirou
born on --1918
expired 11-14-2002 in Brussels, Belgium   age 84
former Notre Dame all-american football player  Peter Nicholas Duranko   professionally played for the Cleveland Browns & Denver Broncos
born on 12-15-1943 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania
expired 7-8-2011 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania   age 67   cause: ALS
   Contest Selectors
2006DTM, TBC6.7%
2007DTM3.2%
2008DTM3.1%
2009DTM, TBC6.7%
2010DTM3.7%

tv cowboy  Don Durant   star of Johnny Ringo series (1959-60); wrote & sang the show's theme song; in the 1950s had sung with Ray Anthony's orchestra
¤born: Donald Allison Durae 
born on 11-20-1932 in Long Beach, California
expired 3-15-2005 in Monarch Beach, California   age 72   cause: cardio-pulmonary failure; chronic lymphocytic leukemia
author  Ida Ariel Ethel Kaufman Durant   co-wrote Story of Civilization (1968; non-fiction Pulitzer prize winner)
born on 5-10-1898 in Proskurov, Russia
expired 10-25-1981 in Hollywood Hills, California   age 83   cause: complications from stroke
General Motors co-founder (1908)  William Crapo Durant
born on 12-8-1861 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 3-17-1947 in New York, New York   age 85
 William James Durant   co-wrote Story of Civilization (1968; non-fiction Pulitzer prize winner)
born on 11-5-1885 in North Adams, Massachusetts
expired 11-7-1981 in Los Angeles, California   age 96   cause: heart disease
comedian  James Francis "Jimmie" Durante   "Goodnight, Mrs. Kalabash, where ever you are"
born on 2-10-1893 in New York, New York
expired 1-29-1980 in Santa Monica, California   age 86   cause: pneumonitis
   Contest Selectors
1979DO, MS, RR23.1%
1980DH, DO, EB, HP, RR, VA37.5%
   Scored 1.4000 points

songwriter  Thomas R. Durden   co-wrote Heartbreak Hotel
born on 12-15-1919 in Georgia
expired 10-17-1999 in Houghton Lake, Michigan   age 79
former boxer  Yvon Durelle
born on 10-14-1929 in Baie-Ste-Anne, New Brunswick, Canada
expired 1-6-2007 in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada   age 77   cause: complications from stroke; Parkinson's disease
   Contest Selectors
2007RAVN3.2%
   Scored 7.3000 solo points

French composer  Louis Durey   member of Les Six
born on 5-27-1884 in Paris, France
expired 7-3-1979 in Saint Tropez, France   age 95
retired Marine Corps Captain  William Lloyd Durkin   while in Beverly Hills on July 7, 1946 pulled a badly injured Howard Hughes from the wreckage of his crashed XF-11 plane
born on 4-30-1916 in Oil City, Pennsylvania
expired 4-29-2006 in Palm Springs, California   age 89   cause: heart attack
baseball manager  Leo Ernest Durocher   member of the "Gashouse Gang"
¤nickname: "the Lip" 
born on 7-27-1906 in West Springfield, Massachusetts
expired 9-7-1991   age 85
   Contest Selectors
1979 DO7.7%
1980 DO6.3%

organ teacher & performer  Marie-Madelaine Duruflé   widow of Maurice
¤born: Marie-Madeleine Chevalier 
born on 5-8-1921 in Marseilles, France
expired 10-5-1999 in Paris, France   age 78
AMC movie chain founder  Stanley H. Durwood
¤born: Stanley H. Dubinsky 
born on 8-5-1920 in Kansas City, Missouri
expired 7-14-1999 in Kansas City, Missouri   age 78   cause: esophageal cancer
punk rocker  Ian Dury   leader of the Blockheads
born on 5-12-1942 in Upminster, Essex, England
expired 3-27-2000 in London, England   age 57   cause: liver cancer
auto pioneer  Charles Edgar Duryea   co-founded Duryea Motor Wagon Co. in 1895; had most of his auto-related patents invalidated by Supreme Court, opening up the market for competitors
born on 12-15-1862 in Canton, Illinois
expired 12-28-1938 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania   age 76
actor  Dan Duryea
born on 1-23-1907 in White Plains, New York
expired 6-7-1968 in Hollywood, California   age 61   cause: cancer
auto inventor  James Frank Duryea   co-designed first successful gasoline powered automobile in U.S.
born on 10-8-1869 in Washburn, Illinois
expired 2-15-1967 in Saybrook, Connecticut   age 97
Australian "country" singer  Slim Dusty
¤born: David Gordon Kirkpatrick 
born on 6-13-1927 in Nulla Nulla Creek, Australia
expired 9-19-2003 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia   age 76   cause: kidney cancer
radical leftist "Red"  Rudi Dutschko
born on 3-7-1940 in Schönefeld, Germany
expired 12-24-1979 in Aarhus, Denmark   age 39   cause: drowned in bathtub during seizure
boxing promoter  Daniel S. Duva
born on 11-7-1951
expired 1-30-1996   age 44
actor & singer  Jose Duval   was the original Juan Valdez coffee pitchman (replaced by Carlos Sanchez)
expired 2-27-1993   age 72
Haitiian dictator  François Duvalier   maintained in power by private corps of thugs --- the Tontons Macoutes ("boogeymen"); replaced by his odious son "Baby Doc"
¤aka: "Papa Doc
born on 4-14-1907 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti
expired 4-21-1971 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti   age 63
 Simone Duvalier   widow of Papa Doc; mother of "Baby Doc
¤née: Ovide
aka: "Momma Doc
born on 12--1913 in Léogane, Haiti
expired 12-26-1997 in Paris, France   age 84
 VIncent du Vigneaud   winner of the 1955 Nobel prizefor chemistry
born on 5-18-1901 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 12-11-1978 in White Plains, New York   age 77
Enola Gay flight engineer  Wyatt E. Duzenbury
born on 4-6-1913
expired 8-31-1992   age 79
actress  Ann Dvorak
born on 8-2-1912 in New York, New York
expired 12-10-1979 in Honolulu, Hawaii   age 67
Czech composer  Antonín Dvořák   his Symphony No. 9, Opus 95, is known as From the New World
born on 9-8-1841 in Nalahozeves, Bohemia
expired 5-1-1904 in Prague, Bohemia   age 62
AKS: Antonin Dvorak
former bandleader & talent agent  Al Dvorin   in an effort to convince concert-goers that there would be no encore announced to the the crowd "Ladies and Gentlemen, Elvis has left the building. Thank you and goodnight." The phrase had originally been spoken following a 1956 Shreveport concert by Frank Page
born on 11-18-1922 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 8-18-2004 in Ivanpah, California   age 81   cause: automobile accident
early movie director  Allan Dwan   made Heidi (1937)
¤born: Joseph Aloysius Dwan 
born on 4-3-1885 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
expired 12-21-1981 in Woodland Hills, California   age 96   cause: heart failure; complications from stroke
 Robert Dwan   directed both the radio & tv versions of the Groucho gameshow You Bet Your Life
born on 4-1-1915 in San Francisco, California
expired 1-21-2005 in Santa Monica, California   age 89   cause: complications from pneumonia
rabid misandrist  Andrea Rita Dworkin
born on 9-26-1946 in Camden, New Jersey
expired 4-9-2005 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 58   cause: osteoarthritis
Touched By An Angel of death actor  John Carroll Dye
born on 1-31-1963 in Amory, Mississippi
expired 1-9-2011 in San Francisco, California   age 47   cause: heart attack
former Ford president  John Dykstra
born on 4-6-1898
expired 3-2-1972 in Southfield, Michigan   age 73
Soviet government State terrorist (1917-26)  Feliks Edmundovich Dzerzhinski   founded the Cheka / GPU (State Political Directorate) / OGPU (Unified State Political Directorate) which eventually became the NKVD, then the KGB
born on 9-11-1877 in Vilna, Russia
expired 7-20-1926 in Moscow, Russia, USSR   age 48   cause: heart disease
AKS: Felix

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