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Mexican film star  Manolo Fábregas
¤born: Manuel Sánchez Navarro 
born on --1920
expired 2-4-1996   age 75
to next Pope: Clement VIIIto previous Pope: Gregory XIV Catholic Church leader (1591)  Giovani Antonio Facchinetti   elected 231st Pope of the Roman Catholic Church October 29, 1591; was Pope for only 62 days following his election
¤Pope Innocent IX 
born on 7-22-1519 in Bologna, Italy
expired 12-30-1591 in Rome, Italy   age 72
John Facenda ... the voice of NFL Films Philadelphia tv anchor  John Thomas Ralph Augustine James Facenda Sr.   original NFL Films narrator
born on 8-8-1913 in Portsmouth, Virgina
expired 9-26-1984 in Darby, Pennsylvania   age 71
 Davis Factor Sr.
born on 2-2-1902
expired 8-31-1991   age 89
Hollywood makeup artist  Francis "Max" Factor Sr.
¤born: Frank Factor Sr. 
born on --1877 in Łódź, Poland
expired 8-30-1938 in Beverly Hills, California   age 61
Hollywood makeup artist  Francis "Max" Factor Jr.
¤born: Frank Factor Jr. 
born on 8-18-1904 in Saint Louis, Missouri
expired 6-7-1996 in West Los Angeles, California   age 91
screenwriter & World War II correspondent  Annalee Whitmore Fadiman   co-wrote Thunder Out of China (1944); widow of Clifton Fadiman
born on 5-27-1916 in Price, Utah
expired 2-5-2002 in Captiva, Florida   age 85   cause: suicide; breast cancer; Parkinson's disease
radio & tv show host  Clifton Paul Fadiman   hosted Information Please on radio (1938-48) and tv (1952)
¤nikname: Kip 
born on 5-15-1904 in New York, New York
expired 6-20-1999 in Sanibel Island, Florida   age 95   cause: pancreatic cancer
former kid actor  Stanley Fafara   played Hubert "Whitey" Whitney on Leave It To Beaver sitcom; descended into drug abuse as an adult
born on 9-20-1950
expired 9-20-2003 in Portland, Oregon   age 53   cause: complications following surgery; Hepatitis C
AKS: Farfara
engineer & spacecraft designer  Maxime Allan Faget   designed the one-man Mercury capsules; also worked on the Gemini, Apollo & Space Shuttle programs
born on 8-26-1921 in Stann Creek, British Honduras
expired 10-9-2004 in Clear Lake, Texas   age 83   cause: bladder cancer
Saudi  King Fahd ibn Abdul-Aziz al-Saud   reigned from 1982 to 2005, mostly as a figurhead following 1995 stroke; took a fancy to a futuristic Star Trek city in the clouds — had the series' art director redesign his Boeing 707 in a similar fashion
born on --1923 in Riyadh, Arabia
expired 8-1-2005 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia   age 82   cause: heart failure; diabetes; arthritis; strokes
   Contest Selectors
2002ANG, RR18.2%
2003ANG, RR11.1%
2004ANG, CSI, EOD, RAVN, RR27.8%
2005ANG, CSI, RAVN, RR17.4%
   Scored 4.6125 points

folk guitarist  John Aloysius "Jeff" Fahey
born on 2-28-1939 in Takoma Park, Maryland
expired 2-22-2001 in Salem, Oregon   age 61   cause: kidney failure; coma following sextuple bypass heart surgery
physicist  Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit   invented the mercury thermometer and the Fahrenheit temperature scale in 1714
born on 5-14-1686 in Danzig, Germany (now Gdansk, Poland)
expired 9-16-1736 in The Hague, The Netherlands   age 50
songwriter  Sammy Fain
born on 6-17-1902 in New York, New York
expired 12-6-1989   age 87
Teddy Roosevelt 2nd term vice president (1905-09)  Charles Warren Fairbanks
born on 5-11-1852 in Unionville Center, Ohio
expired 6-4-1918 in Indianapolis, Indiana   age 66
movie actor  Douglas Elton Fairbanks Sr.   played silent screen Zorro; co-founder of United Artists studio; gave out annual college football trophy (prior to creation of the Heisman Trophy)
¤born: Douglas Elton Ulman 
born on 5-23-1883 in Denver, Colorado
expired 12-12-1939 in Santa Monica, California   age 56   cause: heart attack
actor  Douglas Elton Fairbanks Jr.   first husband of Joan Crawford (1929-33)
born on 12-9-1909 in New York, New York
expired 5-7-2000 in New York, New York   age 90
   Contest Selectors
1979 HP7.7%
2000 KLS14%
   Scored 6.0000 solo points

inventor, aerial photo pioneer  Sherman Mills Fairchild   founded the Fairchild Camera and Equipment Co.; started Fairchild Semiconductor (1957)
born on 4-7-1896 in Oneonta, New York
expired 3-28-1971 in New York, New York   age 74
British aviation pioneer Sir  Richard Fairey   founded Fairey Aviation; produced first plane to fly more than 1000 miles-per-hour (the Fairey Delta II)
expired 9-30-1956 in London, England   age 69
Saudi Arabian  King Faisal   deposed brother; ruled 1964-75
born on 4-9-1905 in Riyadh, Arabia
expired 3-25-1975 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia   age 69   cause: assassinated
conductor & arranger  Percy Faith
born on 4-7-1908 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
expired 2-9-1976 in Los Angeles, California   age 67   cause: cancer
cartoonist  Leon Harrison "Lee" Falk   created The Phantom (1936) and Mandrake the Magician (1934)
born on 4-28-1911 in Saint Louis, Missouri
expired 3-13-1999 in New York, New York   age 87   cause: congestive heart failure
actor  Peter Michael Falk   known for playing detective Columbo on tv & Professor Fate's henchman Max in The Great Race (1965)
born on 9-16-1927 in New York, New York
expired 6-23-2011 in Beverly Hills, California   age 83   cause: Alzheimer's disease
   Contest Selectors

model/actress  Eugenia Lincoln "Jinx" Falkenburg   the first Miss Rheingold (1951)
¤Mrs. Tex McCrary 
born on 1-21-1919 in Barcelona, Cataluña, Spain
expired 8-27-2003 in Manhasset, New York   age 84
Harding Secretary of Interior (1921-23)  Albert Bacon Fall   did time (1930-32) for taking a $100,000 bribe in the Teapot Dome scandal
born on 11-26-1861 in Frankfort, Kentucky
expired 11-30-1944 in El Paso, Texas   age 83
composer  Manuel de Falla Y Mateu   wrote The Three Cornered Hat (1919)
born on 11-23-1876 in Cadiz, Spain
expired 11-14-1946 in Alta Gracia, Argentina   age 70
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in November 1981 journalist  Oriana Fallaci   spent years pissing-off people; most recently p.o.'d the mulluhs
born on 7-29-1929 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy
expired 9-15-2006 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy   age 77   cause: breast cancer; lung cancer
   Contest Selectors
2005RAVN, TBC8.7%
2006DTM, RAVN6.7%
   Scored 6.0500 points

AKS: Orianna Ariana Arianna Airyanna Aireanna Airieanna Falaci Fallachi Falachi Folaci Follaci Folachi Follachi Filaci Fillaci Filachi Fillachi Fulaci Fullaci Fulachi Fullachi
industrialist  Walter Addison Fallon   former Kodak CEO (1972-83)
born on 6-7-1918 in Schenectady, New York
expired 7-24-2002 in Irondequoit, New York   age 84
 Jerry Falls   foreman of the jury in the "trial" of J.W. Milam & Roy Bryant for the murder of Emmett Till
born on 6-27-1905
expired 3-??-1979 in Webb, Mississippi   age 73
syndicated sports columnist  Joseph Francis "Joe" Falls   spent 46 years in Detroit — at the Detroit Times (1956-60), Detroit Free Press (1960-78) & Detroit News (1978-2003); in the Baseball Hall of Fame
born on 5-2-1928 in New York, New York
expired 8-11-2004 in Clarkston, Michigan   age 76   cause: heart failure; diabetes
   Contest Selectors
1979 MS7.7%

Jerry with his 'friendly' little nighttime bed toy (Tinky Winky) sleazy tv bible thumper  Jerry L. Falwell Sr.   a co-founder of the Moron Minority, another loudly-yapping special interest group
born on 8-11-1933 in Lynchburg, Virginia
expired 5-15-2007 in Lynchburg, Virginia   age 73   cause: cardiac arrhythmia; heart failure
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 7.7000 solo points

AKS: Fallwell Fallwel Falwel
former Arizona senator (1965-76)  Paul Joseph Fannin
born on 1-29-1907 in Ashland, Kentucky
expired 1-13-2002 in Phoenix, Arizona   age 94
composer/ethnomusicologist  David Fanshawe   composer of the African Sanctus
born on 4-19-1942 in Devon, England
expired 7-5-2010 in Swindon, England   age 68   cause: complications from stroke
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 8.2000 solo points

AKS: Fanshaw
novelist  Ladislas Farago   wrote Tora, Tora, Tora and co-wrote Patton: Ordeal and Triumph (1964)
born on 9-21-1906 in Csurgo, Austria-Hungary
expired 10-15-1980 in New York, New York   age 74
former Milwaukee Journal photographer  Edward R. Farber   considered to be the inventor of the portable strobe flash for cameras (1939)
born on 7-22-1914 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
expired 1-22-1982 in Delafield, Wisconsin   age 67   cause: heart attack
former N.Y. congressman (1957-70)  Leonard Farbstein
born on 10-12-1902 in New York, New York
expired 11-9-1993 in New York, New York   age 91
Nation of Islam founder  Wallace D. Fard   opened first temple in Detroit in early 1930s; disappeared in 1934; later deified as "Allah"; his birthday was observed as "Saviours Day"
¤became: Master Wali Farad Muhammad 
born on 2-26-18??
expired ??-??-19??   age ??
actor  James Farentino
born on 2-24-1938 in Brooklyn, New York, New York
expired 1-24-2012 in Los Angeles, California   age 73   cause: "a lengthy illness"
Wells Fargo co-founder (1852)  William Fargo   also founded American Express
born on 5-20-1818 in Pompey, New York
expired 8-3-1881 in Buffalo, New York   age 63
Ed's alter-ego famed "evil" pro wrassler (1951-98)  Edward George Farhat Sr.   had ongoing feud with Bobo Brazil; his "lethal" hold was the Camel Clutch; uncle of Sabu, the Madman from Sudan
¤aka: "The Sheik" «or» "The Sheik of Araby" 
born on 6-7-1924 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 1-18-2003 in Lansing, Michigan   age 78   cause: heart failure
chemist  Giovanni Maria Farina   invented the perfumed spirit called Wischwasser (Eau de Cologne)
¤alternate first name: Johann 
born on --1685
expired ??-??-1766 in Köln, Germany   age 81
singer/musician  Margharita Mimi Baez Fariña   younger sister of Joan Baez
born on 4-30-1945 in Palo Alto, California
expired 7-18-2001 in Mill Valley, California   age 56   cause: complications from lung cancer
subject of 20 Questions interview in September 1997 `Playboy Magazine' former SNL comic  Chris Farley   lived hard, died young
born on 2-15-1964 in Madison, Wisconsin
expired 12-18-1997 in Chicago, Illinois   age 33   cause: drug overdose
jazz trumpet & fleugelhorn performer  Art Farmer
born on 8-21-1928 in Council Bluffs, Iowa
expired 10-4-1999 in New York, New York   age 71   cause: cardiac arrest
stage and movie actress  Frances Farmer
born on 9-19-1914 in Seattle, Washington
expired 8-1-1970 in Indianapolis, Indiana   age 55   cause: cancer of the esophagus
civil rights activist  James Leonard Farmer Jr.   co-founded CORE (1942); colleague of Martin Luther King, Whitney Young and Roy Wilkins
born on 1-20-1920 in Marshall, Texas
expired 7-9-1999 in Fredericksburg, Virginia   age 79   cause: complications from diabetes
1953, 1968 & 1972 Hugo Award winner sci-fi/fantasy author  Philip José Farmer   authored Venus on the Half Shell under the psuedonym Kilgore Trout (1975); recipeint of 3 Hugo Awards: Most Promising New Talent 91953), Best Novella ("Riders of the Purple Wage"; 1968) & Best Novel ("To Your Scattered Bodies Go"; 1972)
born on 1-26-1918 in North Terre Haute, Indiana
expired 2-25-2009 in North Peoria, Illinois   age 91
AKS: Jose
to next Pope: Julius IIIto previous Pope: Clement VII Catholic Church leader (1534-1549)  Alessandro Farnese   elected 221st Pope of the Roman Catholic Church October 12, 1534
¤Pope Paul III 
born on 2-29-1468 in Canino, Italy
expired 11-20-1549 in Rome, Italy   age 81   cause: fever
Pem and Phil in the 1920s Philo's widow  Elma Gardner "Pem" Farnsworth   worked with her husband to invent electronic television (1927) — all other attempted systems had been electro-mechanical in nature; wrote Distant Vision: Romance and Discovery on an Invisible Frontier (1990)
born on 2-25-1908 in Jensen, Utah
expired 4-27-2006 in Bountiful, Utah   age 98
   Contest Selectors
2004CSI, RR11.1%
2006CSI, MOT6.7%
   Scored 3.9500 points

Pem and Phil in the 1920s inventor  Philo Taylor Farnsworth Jr.   inventor of electronic television (1927); husband of Pem
¤nickname: "Phil" 
born on 8-19-1906 in Indian Creek, Beaver County, Utah
expired 3-11-1971 in Salt Lake City, Utah   age 64   cause: cardiac arrest
stunt man & actor  Richard Farnsworth   played Bill Miner/George Edwards in The Grey Fox (1982) & Alvin Straight in The Straight Story (1999)
born on 9-1-1920 in Los Angeles, California
expired 10-6-2000 in Lincoln, New Mexico   age 80   cause: suicide; self-inflicted gunshot; bone cancer
silent move actor  Dustin Farnum   had title role in C.B. DeMille's first production of The Squaw Man (1914)
born on 5-27-1874 in Hampton Beach, New Hampshire
expired 7-3-1929 in New York, New York   age 55   cause: kidney problems
silent screen star  William Farnum   the highest-paid movie actor of the silent era; lost it all in the stock market crash of 1929; wound up playing character actors from then on
born on 7-4-1876 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 6-5-1953 in Hollywood, California   age 76
exiled Egyptian  King Farouk I   reigned 1936-52 when dethroned by Nasser & military
born on 2-11-1920 in Cairo, Egypt
expired 3-18-1965 in Rome, Italy   age 45
LPGA golfer  Heather Farr
born on --1965 in Phoenix, Arizona
expired 11-20-1993 in Phoenix, Arizona   age 28   cause: breast cancer
holder of over 250 patents  Clair Loring Farrand   inventor of the cone radio loudspeaker
born on 10-22-1895
expired 1-7-1981 in Palm Springs, California   age 85   cause: heart attack
1930s calypso musician  Aldric Farrell
¤aka: "Lord Pretender" & "Preddie" 
born on 9-8-1917 in Tobago
expired 1-22-2002 in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad   age 84
actor  Charles Farrell   former Palm Springs (California) mayor; co-star of My Little Margie tv series
born on 8-9-1901 in Onset Bay, Massachusetts
expired 5-6-1990   age 88
operatic soprano  Eileen Farrell
born on 2-13-1920 in Willimanic, Connecticut
expired 3-16-2002 in Park Ridge, New Jersey   age 82
actress  Glenda Farrell
born on 6-30-1904 in Enid, Oklahoma
expired 5-1-1971 in New York, New York   age 66   cause: lung cancer
writer  James Thomas Farrell   created the Studs Lonigan triolgy (1932-35)
born on 2-27-1904 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 8-22-1979 in New York, New York   age 75   cause: heart attack
former L.A. County Marshall (1971-75)  Timothy Farrell   aspiring actor with parts in: Paris After Midnight (1951), Glen of Glenda (as the psychiatrist Dr. Alton; 1953), Jail Bait (as Vic Brady; 1954) & Girl Gang (1954)
¤born: Harry Sperl Jr. 
born on 6-26-1922 in Los Angeles, California
expired 5-29-1989 in Santa Monica, California   age 66
1960's pop song writer  Wes Farrell   wrote Hang On Sloopy
born on 12-21-1939 in New York, New York
expired 2-29-1996 in Fisher Island, Florida   age 56   cause: cancer
inventor  Victor Wallace Farris   came up with the paper clip & paper milk carton
expired 3-7-1985 in West Palm Beach, Florida   age 75   cause: heart attack
Maud remembering the day they invented dirt out-of-it geezer  Maud Davis Farris-Luse   the Guinness Book recognized her as the world's ("documented") oldest person
¤alternate spelling: "Ferris" 
born on 1-21-1887 in Morley, Mecosta County, Michigan
expired 3-18-2002 in Coldwater, Michigan   age 115   cause: pneumonia
   Contest Selectors
2002 DTM, RR18.2%
   Scored 2.2500 points

film director, producer and script writer  John Villiers Farrow   husband of Maureen O'Sullivan, father of Mia Farrow
born on 2-10-1906 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
expired 1-28-1963 in Beverly Hills, California   age 56
filmmaker  Rainer Werner Fassbinder
born on 5-31-1946 in Bad Worishoften, Germany
expired 6-10-1982 in München, Germany   age 36
AKS: Fasbinder Fassbender
author  Howard Melvin Fast   member of the American Communist Party (1944-57); did 3 months in Federal slammer for refusing to cooperate with HUAC; wrote Spartacus (1952); winner of 1953 Stalin Peace Prize; father in law of Erica Jong
born on 11-11-1914 in New York, New York
expired 3-12-2003 in Old Greenwich, Connecticut   age 88
   Contest Selectors

writer  Julius Fast   brother of Howard Fast; won the first Edgar (Allen Poe) Award for Watchful at Night (1946)
born on 4-17-1919 in Manhattan, New York, New York
expired 12-16-2008 in Kingston, New York   age 89
tv producer  Joseph Gilert Fates   produced/hosted first regularly scheduled tv game show, The CBS Television Quiz, beginning on 7/2/1941; with Goodson-Todman helped to create Beat the Clock, To Tell the Truth, I've Got a Secret and What's My Line?
born on 9-29-1914 in Newark, New Jersey
expired 5-1-2000 in New York, New York   age 85
mathematician  Pierre Joseph Louis Fatou   studied iterative & recursive processes; first to define what has now come to be known as the Mandelbrot set
born on 2-28-1878 in Lorient, Morbihan, France
expired 8-10-1929 in Pornichet, Loire-Atlantique, France   age 51
former Arkansas governor (1955-67)  Orval Eugene Faubus
born on 1-7-1910 in Combs, Arkansas
expired 12-14-1994   age 84
humorist, writer  John Henry Faulk
born on 8-21-1913 in Austin, Texas
expired 4-9-1990   age 76
Nobel-prize winning author  William Cuthbert Faulkner   won literature prize in 1949
¤birth surname: Falkner 
born on 9-25-1897 in New Albany, Mississippi
expired 7-6-1962 in Oxford, Mississippi   age 64   cause: heart attack; fall from horse
writer  Frederick Schiller Faust   created Dr. Kildare
¤pen name: Max Brand 
born on 5-29-1892 in Seattle, Washington
expired 5-12-1944 in Santa Maria Infante, Italy   age 51
Mormon elder  James Esdras Faust   second counselor to LDS president Hinckley
born on 7-31-1920 in Delta, Utah
expired 8-10-2007 in Salt Lake City, Utah   age 87
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 6.3000 solo points

former Le Monde editor (1969-82)  Jacques Jules Pierre Constant Fauvet
born on 6-9-1914 in Paris, France
expired 6-1-2002 in Paris, France   age 87   cause: complications from fall
Raquel & Farrah in the sack ... talk about a 'burning' bed!cover of 'Playboy' with actress Farrah Fawcett spacey actress  Farrah Fawcett   played Jill Monroe, one of the original Charlie's Angels (1976-77); played Mary Ann, one of Myra Breckinridge's sexual conquests (1970), Holly in Logan's Run (1976), Alex in Saturn 3 (1980) & Francine Hughes in The Burning Bed (1984); once married to Lee Majors; lived with Ryan O'Neal; appeared on cover of December 1978 Playboy magazine (the pictorial was tame) & then December 1995 & July 1997 pictorials; later she did Playboy video "All of Me" (1997)
¤full name: Farrah Leni Fawcett 
born on 2-2-1947 in Corpus Christie, Texas
expired 6-25-2009 in Santa Monica, California   age 62   cause: anal cancer
   Contest Selectors
1979HP, JH15.4%
   Scored 6.3006 points

AKS: Faira Faucet
publisher  Gordon Wesley Fawcett
born on 9-1-1911
expired 1-16-1993   age 81
English soldier  Guy Fawkes   plotted to blow up Parliament & King James I on November 5, 1605, a day now celebrated as Guy Fawkes Day in Britain
born on 4-13-1570 in York, England
expired 1-31-1606 in London, England   age 35   cause: executed
actress  Alice Faye   widow of Phil Harris
¤born: Alice Leppert 
born on 5-5-1912 in New York, New York
expired 5-9-1998 in Rancho Mirage, California   age 86   cause: cancer
burlesque comedian & actor  Joey Faye
¤born: Joseph Anthony Palladino 
born on 7-12-1909 in New York, New York
expired 4-26-1997 in Englewood, New Jersey   age 87
pro bowler  Basil "Buzz" Fazio
born on 2-7-1908
expired 2-15-1993   age 85
L.A. Rams (1948-56) NFL Hall-of-famer  Thomas Jesse "Tom" Fears   set NFL receptions-in-a-game record (18) in 1950
born on 12-3-1922 in Guadalajara, Mexico
expired 1-4-2000 in Palm Desert, California   age 77   cause: complications from Alzheimer's disease
jazz critic & composer  Leonard Geoffrey Feather   first jazz editor of Playboy
born on 9-13-1914 in London, England
expired 9-22-1994   age 80
Rockabilly singer  Charles Arthur "Charlie" Feathers
born on 6-12-1932 in Holly Springs, Mississippi
expired 8-29-1998 in Memphis, Tennessee   age 66   cause: complications from stroke
 Gottfried Feder   wrote the 25-point program on which the Nazi Party was founded in 1922
born on 1-27-1883 in Wurzberg, Germany
expired 9-24-1941 in München, Germany   age 58
former Sky and Telescope publisher  Charles Anthony Federer Jr.
born on 1-1-1909 in Saint Louis, Missouri
expired 9-28-1999 in Mystic, Connecticut   age 90
musician  Daniel Paul "Danny" Federici   longtime organ, glockenspiel & accordian player in the E Street Band
¤aka: "Miami Dan" & "The Phantom" 
born on 1-23-1950 in Flemington, New Jersey
expired 4-17-2008 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 58   cause: melanoma
   Contest Selectors
2008RAVN, WEP6.3%
   Scored 7.9500 points

former KGB head (1982-6)  Vitaly Vasilyevich Fedorchuk
born on --1918 in Ukraine, Russian Empire
expired 2-29-2008 in Moscow, Russia   age 89
former National League president  Charles Stoneham "Chub" Feeney
born on 8-31-1921 in Orange, New Jersey
expired 1-10-1994   age 72
nudie photographer  Leon Richard Fegley   worked as a Playboy Playmate photographer (1971-2001)
born on 11-29-1936
expired 9-15-2001 in Northlake, Illinois   age 64
psychologist/thantologist Dr.  Herman Feifel   edited The Meaning of Death (1959)
born on 11-4-1915 in New York, New York
expired 1-18-2003 in Los Angeles, California   age 87   cause: "natural causes"
former New York Hearld Tribune photographer (1939-66)  Nathaniel Fein   won 1949 Pulitzer prize for photo of Babe Ruth's last appearance at Yankee Stadium
born on 8-7-1914 in New York, New York
expired 9-26-2000 in Westwood, New Jersey   age 86
physicist  Gerald Feinberg
born on 5-27-1933
expired 4-21-1992   age 58
retired Desilu property master  Irving A. Feinberg   worked on the original Star Trek series
born on 4-12-1909 in Illinois
expired 8-20-1991 in Los Angeles, California   age 82
movie director  Felix Ellison Feist   filmed Donovan's Brain (1953)
born on 2-28-1906 in New York, New York
expired 9-2-1965   age 59
actor  Fritz Feld
¤born: Fritz Feilchenfield 
born on 10-15-1900 in Berlin, Germany
expired 11-18-1993   age 93
Ringling Brothers's circus co-owner  Irvin Feld   circus president 1967-84; father of Kenneth Feld
born on 5-9-1918 in Hagerstown, Maryland
expired 9-6-1984 in Venice, California   age 66
Ringling Brothers's circus co-owner (1967-72)  Israel S. Feld
expired 12-15-1972 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 61   cause: heart attack
1932 German Parliament member  Josef Felder   last of group that voted against 1933 transfer of Parlimentary power to Hitler's cabinet; spent a year n Dachau Concentration Camp
born on 8-24-1900 in Augsburg, Germany
expired 10-28-2000 in München, Germany   age 100
talent agent and movie producer  Charles Kenneth Feldman   produced The Glass Menagerie (1950), A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) and The Seven Year Itch (1955); co-producer of Casino Royale; married to Jean Howard (1934-48)
born on 4-26-1904 in New York, New York
expired 5-25-1968 in Beverly Hills, California   age 64
 Hervey Feldman   founder of the Embassy Suites hotel chain
born on 8-25-1937
expired 9-7-2004 in Dallas, Texas   age 67
crosseyed comic  Marty Feldman   famous quote: Werewolf? There Wolf! (pointing; from Young Frankenstein, 1974)
born on 7-8-1933 in London, England
expired 12-2-1982   age 49
influential folk singer  Odetta Felious   ex-Mrs. Don GOrdon, Gary Shead & Iverson Minter ("Louisiana Red")
¤born: Odetta Holmes 
born on 12-31-1930 in Birmingham, Alabama
expired 12-2-2008 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 77   cause: kidney failure; heart disease; pulmonary fibrosis
   Contest Selectors
2002BOD, MORB18.2%
   Scored 7.3000 solo points

movie actress  María Félix
¤full name: Marí de los Angeles Félix Guereña 
born on 5-4-1914 in Alamos, Sonora, Mexico
expired 4-8-2002 in Mexico City, Mexico   age 87   cause: heart attack
actor  Norman Fell   played Mr. Roper on The Ropers & Three's Company
born on 3-24-1924 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 12-14-1998 in Woodland Hills, California   age 74   cause: cancer
hall of fame baseball pitcher  Robert William Andrew "Bob" Feller
born on 11-3-1918 in Van Meter, Iowa
expired 12-15-2010 in Cleveland, Ohio   age 92   cause: leukemia
   Contest Selectors
2004ADWC, CSI11.1%
2005ADWC, BYE, CSI13.0%
2006ADWC, BYE, CSI10.0%
2007ADWC, BYE, GOHI, SBAP, 4GUE16.1%
2009BYE, CSI, KLS, OED, SBAP16.7%
2010ADWC, BYE, CSI, DFFC, KLS18.5%
   Scored 3.4563 points

Peter Gowland's photo of Weegee & Vampira at the beach New York photographer  Arthur Fellig   some of his stranger nudes appeared in the May 1954 issue of Playboy; his voice and inflection was mimicked by Peter Sellers as Dr. Strangelove
¤better known as Weegee
born: Usher Fellig 
born on 6-12-1899 in Lemberg, Austria-Hungary (now Lviv, Ukraine)
expired 12-26-1968 in New York, New York   age 69   cause: heart attack
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in February 1966 film director  Federico Fellini   made La Dolce Vita (1960)
born on 1-20-1920 in Rimini, Romagna, Italy
expired 10-31-1993 in Rome, Italy   age 73   cause: heart attack
   Contest Selectors
1979 HFS7.7%
1980 VA6.3%

former Chicago White Sox center fielder  Oscar Emil "Happy" Felsch   barred from baseball for life after the 1919 Black Sox scandal
born on 8-22-1891 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
expired 8-17-1964 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin   age 72
You want me to do WHAT to this microphone? former Associate Director of the FBI  William Mark Felt Sr.   ratted-out Tricky Dick on Watergate; convicted in the 1970s of having authorized illegal break-ins of homes of Weather Underground associates (pardoned in 1981 by the Gipper); now suffering from dementia
born on 8-17-1913 in Twin Falls, Idaho
expired 12-18-2008 in Santa Rosa, California   age 95   cause: congestive heart failure
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 3.0012 points

character/voice actress  Verna Felton   played Hilda Crocker on December Bride (1954-61) & Pete and Gladys (1961-62); provided the voice of Wilma's mother, Pearl Slaghoople on The Flintstones; had a long career providing voices for Disney animation: the Elephant Matriarch in Dumbo (1941), the Fairy Godmother in Cinderella (1950), the Queen of Hearts in Alice in Wonderland (1951), Aunt Sarah in Lady and the Tramp (1955), Flora in Sleeping Beauty (1959) & Winifred in The Jungle Book (1967)
born on 7-20-1890 in Salinas, California
expired 12-14-1966 in North Hollywood, California   age 76   cause: stroke
electric guitar pioneer  Clarence Leo Fender
born on 8-10-1909 in Anaheim, California
expired 3-21-1991 in Fullerton, California   age 81
singer  Freddie Fender
¤real name: Baldemar Huerta 
born on 6-4-1937 in San Benito, Texas
expired 10-14-2006 in Corpus Christi, Texas   age 69   cause: cancer
   Contest Selectors
2002RR, TMTX18.2%
2003MB, RAVN11.1%
   Scored 8.1000 solo points

former Bergen-Belsen inmate  Fania Fénelon   wrote Playing for Time (1977)
¤born: Fanny Goldstein 
born on 9-2-1918 in Paris, France
expired 12-20-1983 in Paris, France   age 65
Virginia Commonwealth University researcher Dr.  John Bennett Fenn   shared the 2002 Nobel chemistry prize
born on 6-15-1917 in New York, New York
expired 12-10-2010 in Richmond, Virginia   age 93
   Contest Selectors
2009CSI, GOHI6.7%
   Scored 5.7000 solo points

band conductor  Frederick Fennell   for many years directed the Eastman Wind Ensemble
born on 7-2-1914 in Cleveland, Ohio
expired 12-7-2004 in Siesta Key, Florida   age 90
Groucho's radio and tv sidekick  George Fenneman   the voice of Dragnet --- "The names have been changed..."; appeared in Howard Hawks' The Thing; also the recorded voice of the National Bureau of Standards Time & Frequency standards radio stations --- WWV & WWVH
born on 11-10-1919 in Beijing, China
expired 5-29-1997 in Los Angeles, California   age 77   cause: emphysema
stock brokerage founder  Charles E. Fenner   co-founded brokerage that was later consolidated into Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Beane
born on 9-4-1876 in New Orleans, Louisiana
expired 11-14-1963 in Slidell, Louisiana   age 87
lawyer  Bernard Fensterwald
born on 8-2-1921
expired 4-2-1991   age 69
former New Jersey rep. (1975-82)  Millicent Hammond Fenwick   basis for Doonesbury cartoon character Lacey Davenport
born on 2-25-1910 in New York, New York
expired 9-16-1992 in Bernardsville, New Jersey   age 82   cause: heart failure
Voskhod 1 cosmonaut  Konstantin Petrovich Feoktistov
born on 2-7-1926 in Voronezh, Russia
expired 11-21-2009 in Moscow, Russia   age 83
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 6.7000 solo points

Soviet weapons designer  Lev Feoktistov   went on to protest nukes
born on 2-14-1928
expired 2-14-2002 in Moscow, Russia   age 74   cause: heart attack
Pulitzer-prize winning author  Edna Ferber   wrote Cimarron, Show Boat (1926) and Giant (1952)
born on 8-15-1885 in Kalamazoo, Michigan
expired 4-16-1968 in New York, New York   age 82
King of Aragon (1479-1516)  Ferdinand V   husband of Isabella; father of Katherine of Aragon
born on 3-10-1452 in Sos, Spain
expired 1-23-1516 in Madrigalejo, Spain   age 63
heir to Austro-Hungarian Empire Archduke  Francis Ferdinand   with wife assassinated, starting World War I
born on 12-18-1863 in Graz, Austria-Hungary
expired 6-28-1914 in Sarejevo, Serbia, Austria-Hungary   age 50   cause: assassinated; shot
Enola Gay bombardier  Thomas Wilson Ferebee   World War II B-29 crewman on plane that nuked Hiroshima; released the bomb ("Little Boy"), aimed at the Aioi Bridge
born on 11-9-1918 in Mocksville, North Carolina
expired 3-16-2000 in Windermere, Florida   age 81   cause: pancreatic cancer
auto, aviation and farm equipment inventor  Harry George Ferguson   co-founded Massey-Ferguson farm equipment company
born on 11-4-1884 in Dromore, Northern Ireland
expired 10-25-1960 in Abbotswood, England   age 75
former Michigan senator (1943-54)  Homer Samuel Ferguson   introduced bill that inserted "under God" into the Pledge of Allegiance (1954)
born on 2-25-1889 in Harrison City, Pennsylvania
expired 12-17-1982 in Grosse Pointe, Michigan   age 93
Louisiana Parish judge  John Howard Ferguson   convicted Homer Plessy of violating Louisiana's railroad Separate Car Act; subsequently became defendant in noted Supreme Court civil rights case (Plessy v. Ferguson) (1896 #210)
born on 6-10-1838 in Chilmark, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
expired 11-12-1915 in New Orleans, Louisiana   age 77
 Marian Louisa Montagu-Douglas-Scott Ferguson   Fergi's grandmother
born on 6-16-1908 in Bridgefoot, Barnet, England
expired 12-??-1996 in England   age 88
"new-age" author  Marilyn Louise Ferguson   wrote The Aquarian Conspiracy (1980)
¤née: Grasso
ex-Mrs. Michael Ferguson & Ray Gottlieb 
born on 4-15-1938 in Grand Junction, Colordo
expired 10-19-2008 in Banning, California   age 70   cause: heart attack
jazz trumpeter  Walter "Maynard" Ferguson
born on 5-4-1928 in Verdun, Quebec, Canada (now incorporated into Montreal)
expired 8-23-2006 in Ventura, California   age 78   cause: kidney & liver failure; infection
mathematician  Pierre de Fermat   his workbook indicates that he believed that he had "proven" a Theorem that said that xn + yn = zn is true only for n = 2; however, the proof has never been found, and mathematicians have labored for centuries trying to prove or disprove the Theorem
born on 8-17-1601 in Beaumont-de-Lomagne, France
expired 1-12-1665 in Castres, France   age 63
Nobel prize-winning physicist  Enrico Fermi   built the first successful "atomic pile" (on a squash court under Amos Alonzo Stagg field) at the University of Chicago
born on 9-29-1901 in Rome, Italy
expired 11-28-1954 in Chicago, Illinois   age 53   cause: cancer
French film comedian  Fernandel   played irascible Italian village priest in a series of movies
¤born: Fernand-Joseph-Desire Contandin 
born on 5-8-1903 in Marseilles, France
expired 2-26-1971 in Paris, France   age 67   cause: cancer
1980s/90s WWF/E wrassler  Raymond Fernandez
¤aka: "Hercules Hernandez" 
born on 5-7-1957 in Tampa, Florida
expired 3-6-2004 in Tampa, Florida   age 46   cause: heart attack
duo-pianist  Arthur Richard Ferrante   former partner of Louis Teicher
born on 9-7-1921 in New York, New York
expired 9-19-2009 in Longboat Key, Florida   age 88
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 6.2000 solo points

candy maker  Nello V. Ferraro   son of the company founder (1908); came up with Lemon Heads (1962), Atomic Fireballs (1954) & Boston Baked Beans
born on 11-28-1918 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 2-3-2012 in River Forest, California   age 93
automaker  Enzo Ferrari
born on 2-18-1898 in Modena, Italy
expired 8-14-1988 in Modena, Italy   age 90
   Contest Selectors
1979 DW7.7%
1980 DW6.3%

Lolo displaying the two newest blimps in the Goodyear fleet French porn star  Lolo Ferrari   claimed to have world's largest breasts (71-inch silicone-enhanced hooters); 1999 Guinness Book credited her with the World's Heaviest breasts (at 6 pounds 2 ounces each); hosted 1998/99 tv series Eurotrash; may have been aflicted by dysmorphophobia (revolted by own body); husband recently arrested under suspicion of having murdered her
¤born: Eve Valois 
born on 3-4-1962 in la Baule, Clermont-Ferrand, France
expired 3-4-2000 in Grasse, France   age 38   cause: prescription drug overdose
 Antonetta Ferraro   mother of Geraldine
born on 4-4-1905
expired 2-2-1990   age 84
former Vice Presidential running mate (1980)  Geraldine Anne Ferraro
¤Mrs. John Zaccaro 
born on 8-26-1935 in Newburgh, New York
expired 3-26-2011 in Boston, Massachusetts   age 75   cause: multiple myeloma
   Contest Selectors
2002ANG, JL18.2%
2003ANG, MB11.1%
2004ANG, LMLD5.6%
2008QKU, SBAP6.3%

former NYC burlesque stripper  Margaret "Margie" Hart Ferraro
born on 9-28-1913 in Edgerton, Missouri
expired 1-19-2000 in Los Angeles, California   age 86   cause: "a long illness"
 Christian Ferras
expired 9-16-1982   age 49
baseball Hall-of-Famer  Richard Benjamin "Rick" Ferrell
born on 8-12-1905 in Durham, North Carolina
expired 6-22-1995   age 89
vocalist  Ibrahim Ferrer   he was the last surviving member of the original Buena Vista Social Club
born on 2-20-1927 in San Luis, Cuba (near Santiago)
expired 8-6-2005 in Havana, Cuba   age 78   cause: multiple organ failure; gastroenteritis; emphysema
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 7.2000 solo points

actor  José Ferrer   father of actor Miguel
¤born: José Vincente Ferrer de Otero y Cintron 
born on 1-8-1912 in Santurce, Puerto Rico
expired 1-26-1992 in Coral Gables, Florida   age 80
actor  Mel Ferrer
¤born: Melchior Gaston Ferrer 
born on 8-25-1917 in Elberon, New Jersey
expired 6-2-2008 in Santa Barbara, California   age 90
   Contest Selectors
2007ANG, DTH6.5%
   Scored 6.0000 solo points

 David Ferrie   considered a "person of interest" by New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison in the assassination of JFK
born on 3-18-1915 in Cleveland, Ohio
expired 2-21-1967 in New Orleans, Louisiana   age 51   cause: suicide?
original Chris Steak House purveyor of properly brazed bovine flesh  Ruth Udstad Fertel   mortgaged her house to buy Chris Steak House (1965); later changed name to Ruth's Chris Steak House
¤maiden name: Ruth Ann Usted 
born on 2-5-1927 in New Orleans, Louisiana
expired 4-16-2002 in New Orleans, Louisiana   age 75   cause: lung cancer
G.E. engineer Dr.  Reginald Aubrey Fessenden   made world's first radio voice broadcast (12/24/1906)
born on 10-6-1866 in Milton, Quebec, Canada
expired 6-22-1932 in Hamilton, Bermuda   age 65   cause: heart disease
broadcast pioneer, former owner of Detroit Tigers  John Earl Fetzer
born on 3-25-1901 in Decatur, Indiana
expired 2-21-1991   age 89
   Contest Selectors
1979 7.7%
1980 RR6.3%

stage/movie musical director/producer  Cyrus Feuer
¤born: Seymour Arnold Feuer 
born on 1-15-1911 in Brooklyn, New York, New York
expired 5-17-2006 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 95   cause: bladder cancer
   Contest Selectors
2006DTM, RIE6.7%
   Scored 4.2500 points

AKS: Fueur
physicist & author  Richard Phillips Feynman   shared the 1965 Nobel prize in physics for his work in quantum electrodynamics
born on 5-11-1918 in New York, New York
expired 2-15-1988 in Los Angeles, California   age 69   cause: stomach cancer
Dr.  Johannes Andreas Grib Fibiger   his discovery of the Spiroptera carcinoma earned him the 1926 Nobel medicine prize
born on 4-23-1867 in Silkeborg, Denmark
expired 1-30-1928 in Copenhagen, Denmark   age 60   cause: cardiac failure; colon cancer
author  Forrest E. Fickling   creator of Honey West detective series (1957)
born on 4-16-1925
expired 4-3-1998 in Los Angeles, California   age 72   cause: brain tumor
first tv weatherman  Jim Fidler   Museum of Television and radio gives him credit as having done first tv weather forecast in 1940 for an experimental station in Cincinnati
expired ??-??-19??   age ??
bird-to-bird former Detroit Tigers pitcher (1976-80)  Mark Steven Fidrych   liked to "talk" to the ball before throwing it — no word on whether the ball "talked back"
born on 8-14-1954 in Worcester, Massachusetts
expired 4-13-2009 in Northborough, Massachusetts   age 54   cause: suffocated; clothes caught in truck drive shaft
   Contest Selectors
1979 JH7.7%
1980 JH6.3%

Boston Pops conductor  Arthur Fiedler
born on 12-17-1894 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 7-9-1979 in Brookline, Massachusetts   age 84
   Contest Selectors
1979 DO, DW, HA, HFS, HP, JW, MM, MS, RR, SB, VM, YJ92.3%
   Scored 2 points

actor  John Donald Fiedler   played Juror No.2 in Twelve Angry Men (1957), Hengist in original Star Trek episode Wolf in the Fold (December 1967) & voiced Piglet in the Disney Winnie the Pooh cartoons
born on 2-3-1925 in Platteville, Wisconsin
expired 6-25-2005 in Engelwood, New Jersey   age 80   cause: cancer
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 7.0000 solo points

 Douglas Lars Fieger   brother of Geoffrey; was the lead singer of The Knack — their big hit was My Sharona (1979)
born on 8-20-1952 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 2-14-2010 in Woodland Hills, California   age 57   cause: lung, brain & other cancers
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 9.3000 solo points

actress  Betty Field
born on 2-18-1918 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 9-13-1973 in Hyannis, Massachusetts   age 55   cause: cerebral hemorrhage
actress  Margaret Field   mother of actress Sally Field
¤born: Margaret Morlan
ex-Mrs. Richard Dryden Field (1942-50) & Jock Mahoney (1952-??) 
born on --1923 in Houston, Texas
expired 11-6-2011 in Malibu, California   age 89   cause: cancer
Chicago retailer  Marshall Field   coined phrase "Right or Wrong, the customer is always right."
born on 8-18-1834 in Conway, Massachusetts
expired 1-16-1906 in New York, New York   age 71
actress  Sylvia Field
¤born: Harriet Johnson 
born on 2-14-1901 in Alliston, Massachusetts
expired 7-31-1998 in Fallbrook, California   age 97
actress  Virginia Margaret Cynthia St. John Field
born on 11-14-1917 in London, England
expired 1-2-1992   age 74
 Alfred W. Fielding   the co-inventor of Bubble Wrap
born on 8-31-1917
expired 7-7-1994 in Kirkland, Washington   age 76
movie composer  Jerry Fielding   blacklisted in the 1950s
¤born: Joshua Feldman 
born on 6-17-1922 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
expired 2-17-1980 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada   age 57   cause: heart attack
Beverly Hills psychiatrist Dr.  Lewis I. Fielding   Daniel Ellsberg's analyst whose office was broken into by Watergate "plumbers" on September 3, 1971
born on 10-2-1909 in New York, New York
expired 9-9-1994 in Santa Cruz, California   age 84
   Contest Selectors
2001 RR

lyricist  Dorothy Fields   co-wrote I'm in the mood for Love for the movie Every Night at Eight (1935)
born on 7-15-1905 in Allenhurst, New Jersey
expired 3-28-1974 in New York, New York   age 68   cause: heart attack
actress/comedienne  Gracie Fields
¤born: Grace Stansfield 
born on 1-9-1898 in Rochdale, England
expired 9-27-1979 in Capri, Italy   age 81   cause: pneumonia
big band leader  Shep Fields   developed the Rippling Rythm sound (1936); featured in The Big Broadcast of 1938
born on 9-2-1910 in New York, New York
expired 2-23-1981 in Los Angeles, California   age 70   cause: heat attack
comic/comedy writer  Sidney Fields   appeared on the Abbott and Costello tv show as their landlord
born on 2-5-1898
expired 9-28-1975 in Las Vegas, Nevada   age 77   cause: lung cancer
nightclub comedienne  Totie Fields   lost leg to phlebitis (1976)
¤born: Sophia Feldman 
born on 3-7-1930 in Hartford, Connecticut
expired 8-2-1978 in Las Vegas, Nevada   age 48   cause: heart failure
misanthropic vaudeville and movie comedian  W. C. Fields   films include The Big Broadcast of 1938, You Can't Cheat an Honest Man (1939), My Little Chickadee (1940), The Bank Dick (1940) & Never Give a Sucker and Even Break (1941); reputed to have asked that his gravestone bear the epitath "On the whole, I'd rather be in Philadelphia"; skilled pool player and juggler; in the final 14 years of his life lived with mistress Carlotta Monti
¤born: William Claude Dukenfield
wrote screenplays under the psuedonyms Mahatma Kane Jeeves, Otis Criblecoblis and Charles Bogle 
born on 1-29-1880 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 12-25-1946 in Pasadena, California   age 66
first post-war (WWII) prime minister of Czechoslovakia  Zdenek Fierlinger   engineered Communist coup that took over the country
born on --1891 in Olmöutz, Moravia (now Olomouc)
expired 5-2-1976 in Prague, Czechoslovakia   age
Harvard organic chemistry preofessor Dr.  Louis Frederick Fieser   his research led to the development of vitamin K and napalm jellied gasoline
born on 4-7-1899 in Columbus, Ohio
expired 7-25-1977 in Cambridge, Massachusetts   age 78
French cyclist  Laurent Fignon   won the Tour de France (1983 & 84) and the Giro d'Italia (1989)
born on 8-12-1960 in Paris, Île-de-France, France
expired 8-31-2010 in Paris, Île-de-France, France   age 50   cause: cancer of the digestive system
   Contest Selectors
2010DFFC, WEP7.4%
   Scored 8.7500 points

put-upon Dayton Ohio wheat farmer  Roscoe Curtiss Filburn   the federal government said that he had to buy his chicken feed, not grow it (11/9/1942) in Wickard v. Filbrun (dumbass Supreme Court got it wrong, again)
¤birth surname: Filbrun (changed in 1966 to Filburn) 
born on 8-12-1902 in Montgomery County, Ohio
expired 10-4-1987 in Dayton, Ohio   age 85
Ohio death row inmate  James J. Filiaggi   convicted of murdering his wife
born on 5-15-1965
expired 4-24-2007 in Lucasville, Ohio   age 41   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 8.4781 points

AKS: Filliaggi Filiagi Filliagi
to next U.S. president: Franklin Pierceto previous U.S. president: Zachary Taylor Zachery Taylor's Vice President (1849-50); 13th U.S. president (1850-53)  Millard Fillmore   member of the Whig party; dispatched Commodore Perry to Japan in 1852 to open up trade between the countries
born on 1-7-1800 in Summerhill, New York
expired 3-8-1874 in Buffalo, New York   age 74
Argentine writer  Juan Filloy
born on 8-1-1894 in Córdoba, Argentina
expired 7-15-2000 in San Jerónimo, Argentina   age 105
actor  Peter Finch   (posthumously) awarded best actor oscar for playing Howard Beal in Network (1976)
born on 9-28-1916 in London, England
expired 1-14-1977 in Los Angeles, California   age 60   cause: heart attack
frizzy-haired Stooge  Larry Fine   one of the original Three Stooges comedy team members (but not an original Stooge; see Ted Healy)
born on 10-5-1902 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 1-24-1975 in Woodland Hills, California   age 73   cause: stroke
comics writer  William "Bill" Finger   co-creator of Batman: came up with name Bruce Wayne for the caped crusader
born on 2-8-1914 in New York, New York
expired 1-18-1974 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 59
eponymous mail order company co-founder  Manny Fingerhut
born on 11-20-1914
expired 2-23-1995   age 80
publisher & inventor  Alejandro Finisterre   invented table football (aka: foosball) in 1937; exiled from Spain by Francisco Franco; while living in South America played foosball with Che Guevara
¤born: Alejandro Campos Ramirez 
born on 5-6-1919 in Cape Finisterre, Galizia, Spain
expired 2-9-2007 in Zamora, Spain   age 87
AKS: latin for the end of the earth
screenwriter  Fred F. Finlehoffe   co-wrote Meet Me In St. Louis (1944; with Irving Brecher) & The Egg and I (1947, with Chester Erskine)
born on 2-16-1910 in Springfield, Masachusetts
expired 10-5-1977 in Springtown, Pennsylvania   age 67
New Orleans Saints general manager  James E. "Jim" Finks
born on 8-31-1927
expired 5-8-1994   age 66
former baseball owner  Charles Oscar Finley
born on 2-22-1918 in Ensley, Alabama
expired 2-19-1996 in Chicago, Illinois   age 77   cause: heart disease
   Contest Selectors
1979 MS7.7%

recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor World War II veteran  John William Finn   received the Medal of Honor for his actions at Pearl Harbor
born on 7-23-1909 in Los Angeles, California
expired 5-27-2010 in Chula Vista, California   age 100
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 5.0000 solo points

cinematographer  Gerald Perry Finnerman   was the director of photography on the original Star Trek tv series
born on 12-17-1931 in Los Angeles, California
expired 4-6-2011 in Los Angeles, California   age 79
mathematician  Ross Lee Finney III   son of the composer; joined George B. Thomas Jr. in making revisions to "Calculus and Analytical Geometry"
born on 5-31-1933 in Springfield, Massachusetts
expired 8-3-2000 in Watsonville, Carmel Valley, California   age 67   cause: cancer
author  Walter Braden "Jack" Finney   wrote The Body Snatchers
born on 10-2-1911 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
expired 11-14-1995 in Greenbrae, California   age 84
Dr.  Niels Ryberg Finsen   won the 1903 Nobel prize in medicine for his use of light therapy in the treatment of disease
born on 12-15-1860 in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
expired 9-24-1904 in Copenhagen, Denmark   age 43
big band leader  Ted Fio Rito   had hits with Toot Toot Tootsie and Laugh Clown Laugh; his big band had Betty Grable, Lucille Ball and June Haver as vocalists & David Rose as pianist
born on 12-20-1900 in Newark, New Jersey
expired 7-22-1971 in Scottsdale, Arizona   age 70   cause: heart attack
tire maker  Harvey Samuel Firestone Sr.   Firestone Tire and Rubber Company founder
born on 12-20-1868 in Columbiana, Ohio
expired 2-7-1938 in Miami Beach, Florida   age 69   cause: coronary thrombosis
tire maker  Harvey Samuel Firestone Jr.   son of company founder
born on 4-20-1898 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 6-1-1973 in Akron, Ohio   age 75
 Harvey Samuel Firestone III   grandson of company founder
expired 5-5-1960 in Havana, Cuba   age 30   cause: accident
NZ anthropologist Sir  Raymond William Firth   wrote Tikopia (1972)
born on 3-25-1901 in Auckland, New Zealand
expired 2-22-2002   age 100
cinematographer  Erling Gunnar Fischer   lensed The Seventh Seal (1957) & Wild Strawberries (1957)
born on 11-18-1910 in Ljungby, Sweden
expired 6-11-2011 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden   age 100
Dr.  Ernst Otto Fischer   shared the 1973 Nobel chemistry prize for work in organometalic chemistry
born on 11-10-1918 in Solln, Bavaria, Germany
expired 7-29-2007 in München, Bavaria, Germany   age 88
   Contest Selectors

1930 Nobel chemistry laureate  Hans Fischer   discoverer of hematin
born on 7-27-1881 in Höchst, Germany
expired 3-31-1945 in München, Bavaria, Germany   age 63
 Hermann Emil Fischer   second recipient of the Nobel prize in chemistry (1902)
born on 10-9-1852 in Euskirchen, Prussia, Germany
expired 7-15-1919 in Berlin, Germany   age 66   cause: suicide; depression (lost 2 sons in the war)
Bobby, in his long-running roadshow performance of the Unabomber erratic chess champion  Robert James "Bobby" Fischer   arrested in Japan (7-13-2004) on outstanding warrant (played exhibition match in Yugoslavia in 1992, allegedly violating "international sanctions"); refused extradition to U.S., gained Icelandic citizenship & moved there
¤pseudonym: Robert D. James 
born on 3-9-1943 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 1-17-2008 in Reykjavik, Iceland   age 64   cause: kidney failure
   Contest Selectors

AKS: Fisher
retired urologist Dr.  George Winthrop Fish   friend of Frederick Faust - his model for Dr. Kildare
born on 4-4-1895
expired 2-22-1977 in East Hampton, New York   age 81
Grant Secretary of State (1869-77)  Hamilton Fish I   New York governor (1849-51), U.S. rep. (1843-45) & senator (1851-57)
born on 8-3-1808 in New York, New York
expired 9-6-1893 in Garrison, New York   age 85
New York representative (1909-11)  Hamilton Fish II
born on 4-17-1849 in Albany, New York
expired 1-15-1936   age 86
FDR opponent, ex-Rep. (1920-44)  Hamilton Fish III
born on 12-7-1888 in Garrison, New York
expired 1-18-1991 in Cold Spring, New York   age 102   cause: heart failure
ex-New York congressman (1969-94)  Hamilton Fish IV   beat (pre-Watergate) G. Gordon Liddy in 1968 Republican primary
born on 6-3-1926 in Washington, District of Columbia
expired 7-24-1996 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 70   cause: cancer
S.E. Asia expert  Wesley L. Fishel   adviser to S. Vietnamese president Ngo Dinh Diem; advocate of American military involvment in the Vietnam war
born on 9-8-1919 in Cleveland, Ohio
expired 4-14-1977 in East Lansing, Michigan   age 57
Fisher Body co-founder  Albert Fisher   uncle of the Fisher Brothers
born on 1-2-1864 in Norwalk, Ohio
expired 3-15-1942 in Detroit, Michigan   age 78
auto body builder  Alfred J. Fisher   one of the Fisher Brothers
born on 12-7-1892 in Norwalk, Ohio
expired 10-9-1963 in Detroit, Michigan   age 70
vaudeville monologist  Art Fisher   in 1914 gave the Marx Brothers their nicknames: Adolph: "Harpo" - after the instrument he played; Herbert: "Zeppo" - after animal act Zippo the chimp; Julius: "Groucho" - after his disposition; Leonard: "Chico" - after the slang for a lady-killer; Milton: "Gummo" - after the gumshoes he wore
expired ??-??-19??   age ??
electronics industry pioneer  Avery Robert Fisher   paid to have acoustics of a NYC concert hall redone; it now bears his name
born on 3-4-1906 in New York, New York
expired 2-26-1994 in New Milford, New York   age 87
   Contest Selectors
1980 VA6.3%

Prest-O-Lite founder  Carl G. Fisher   built Indianapolis Motor Speedway (1909); held first Indy 500 (Memorial Day, 1911); created Miami Beach, Florida out of a mangrove swamp in Biscayne Bay
born on 1-12-1874 in Greensburg, Indiana
expired 7-15-1939 in Miami Beach, Florida   age 65   cause: gastric hemorrhage
Fisher Body co-founder  Charles T. Fisher Sr.
born on 2-16-1880 in Sandusky, Ohio
expired 8-8-1963 in Detroit, Michigan   age 83
engineer  Denys Fisher   inventor of the Spirograph (1962)
expired 9-17-2002 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England   age 84
songwriter  Doris Fisher   co-wrote You Always Hurt the One You Love (1944) & co-wrote Tutti Frutti (1938; with Slim Gaillard)
born on 5-2-1915 in New York, New York
expired 1-15-2003   age 87
auto body builder  Edward F. Fisher   last of the seven Fisher Brothers
born on 2-23-1891 in Norwalk, Ohio
expired 1-17-1972 in Detroit, Michigan   age 80
singer  Edwin Jack "Eddie" Fisher   once married to Debbie Reynolds, Elizabeth Taylor & Connie Stevens; Carrie and Joely's dad
born on 8-10-1928 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 9-22-2010 in Berkeley, California   age 82   cause: complications from hip surgery
   Contest Selectors
2006ADWC, 4GUE6.7%
2007ADWC, 4GUE6.5%
2008ADWC, 4GUE6.3%
   Scored 6.8000 solo points

AKS: Fischer
blacksmith & Fisher Body co-founder  Frederic John Fisher
born on 1-2-1878 in Sandusky, Ohio
expired 7-14-1941 in Detroit, Michigan   age 63   cause: pneumonia
actress  Gail Fisher   played Mannix's secretary Peggy Fair (1968-75)
born on 8-18-1935 in Orange, New Jersey
expired 12-2-2000 in Culver City, California   age 65   cause: kidney failure
cartoonist  Hammond Edward "Ham" Fisher   created Joe Palooka comic strip in 1930
born on 9-24-1900 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
expired 9-7-1955 in New York, New York   age 54
auto body builder  Howard A. Fisher   one of the Fisher Brothers
born on 3-10-1902 in Norwalk, Ohio
expired 3-31-1942 in Detroit, Michigan   age 40
real estate mogul  Larry Fisher   last of the New York real estate brothers
born on 6-6-1907 in Brooklyn, New York, New York
expired 2-4-2001 in Palm Beach, Florida   age 93
auto body builder  Lawrence Peter Fisher   one of the Fisher Brothers
born on 10-19-1888 in Norwalk, Ohio
expired 9-3-1961 in Detroit, Michigan   age 72
businessman  Max Martin Fisher   Mary's adoptive father
born on 7-15-1908 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
expired 3-3-2005 in Franklin, Michigan   age 96
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 5.4000 solo points

treasure hunter  Melvin A. Fisher   discovered the wreck (and treasure of) the Spanish galleon Nuestra Señora de Atocha (sank in 1622)
born on 8-21-1922
expired 12-19-1998 in Key West, Florida   age 76   cause: cancer
former Playboy associate editor  Murray Fisher   edited the Playboy Interviews (1962-74); also started the Sex and the Cinema feature; left the magazine to edit Roots (1974)
born on 8-8-1932 in China
expired 5-31-2002 in Santa Monica, California   age 69   cause: Alzheimer's disease; strokes
singer  Toni Fisher   had a hit with The Big Hurt (written by husband)
¤Mrs. Wayne Shanklin 
born on --1931 in Los Angeles, CaLifornia
expired 2-12-1999 in Hyrum, Utah   age 67   cause: heart attack
auto body builder  William Andrew Fisher   one of the Fisher Brothers
born on --1886
expired ??-??-1969   age 83
actor  Barry Fitzgerald   Irish movie actor and stage star; brother of Arthur Shields
¤born: William Joseph Shields 
born on 3-10-1888 in Dublin, Ireland
expired 1-4-1961 in Dublin, Ireland   age 72
Edmund Fitzgerald and the namesake vessel
banker, brokerage partner  Edmund W. Fitzgerald   former president of Northwestern Mutual Life (1948-58); namesake of doomed ship
born on 3-1-1895
expired 1-9-1986 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin   age 90
poet & translator  Edward FitzGerald   first to translate the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyam (1859)
born on 3-31-1809 in Bredfield, Suffolk, England
expired 6-14-1883 in Merton, England   age 74
singer  Ella Fitzgerald
born on 4-25-1917 in Newport News, Virginia
expired 6-15-1996 in Beverly Hills, California   age 79   cause: complications due to diabetes
   Contest Selectors
1979 DW, HP, MM23.1%
1980 EK, MM, VA18.8%

author  Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald   wrote The Great Gatsby and This Side of Paradise
born on 9-24-1896 in Saint Paul, Minnesota
expired 12-22-1940 in Hollywood, California   age 44   cause: heart attack
former Irish prime minister  Garret Michael Desmond Fitzgerald   son of Demond FitzGerald; was the seventh Taoiseach of the Republic of Ireland (July 1981-February 1982; December 1982-March 1987)
born on 2-9-1926 in Dublin, Ireland
expired 5-19-2011 in Dublin, Ireland   age 85
actress  Geraldine Mary Fitzgerald   a cousin of author Nevil Shute; played Isabella Linton in Wuthering Heights (1939) & Ann King in Dark Victory (1939)
¤Mrs. Stuart Scheftel 
born on 11-24-1913 in Greystones, County Wicklow, Ireland
expired 7-17-2005 in New York, New York   age 91   cause: respiratory infection; Alzheimer's disease
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 5.9000 solo points

Boston-area Rep. & Boston mayor (1905-14)  John F. "Honey" Fitzgerald   maternal grandfather of JFK; namesake of Kennedy yacht "Honey Fitz"
born on 2-11-1863 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 10-2-1950 in Boston, Massachusetts   age 87
Manson Family attorney  Paul J. Fitzgerald   defended Patricia Krenwinkel
born on 8-21-1937 in Minneapolis, Minnesota
expired 10-2-2001 in Beverly Hills, California   age 64   cause: heart attack
writer  Louise Perkins Fitzhugh   author/illustrator of Harriet the Spy (1964
born on 10-5-1928 in Memphis, Tennessee
expired 11-19-1974 in New Milford, Connecticut   age 46
ex-teamster president  Frank Edward Fitzsimmons
born on 4-7-1905 in Jeanette, Pennsylvania
expired 5-6-1981 in San Diego, California   age 76   cause: cancer
   Contest Selectors
1979 HP, MS15.4%

former NBA coach  Lowell G. "Cotton" Fitzsimmons   was 832-775
born on 10-7-1931 in Hannibal, Missouri
expired 7-24-2004 in Phoenix, Arizona   age 72   cause: lung cancer
actor  Paul Fix   played the doctor (Mark Piper) in the seedond pilot for the original Star Trek tv series (1964)
¤full name: Paul Fix Morrison 
born on 3-13-1902 in Dobbs Ferry, New York
expired 10-14-1983 in Santa Monica, California   age 81   cause: kidney failure
duo pianist  Robert Fizdale   partnered with Arthur Gold (1944-82)
born on 4-12-1920 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 12-6-1995 in New York, New York   age 75
Standard Oil co-founder  Henry Morrison Flagler   Florida hotel and railroad tycoon; built original over-seas rail line that connected Miami to Key West
born on 1-2-1839 in Hopewell, New York
expired 5-20-1913 in West Palm Beach, Florida   age 74
1956 Indianapolis 500 winner  George F. "Pat" Flaherty
born on 1-6-1926 in Glendale, California
expired 4-9-2002 in Oxnard, California   age 76   cause: emphysema
computer scientist  Paul Andrew Flaherty   while working for Digital Equipment Corp. pioneered the indexing of the then-young World Wide Web — he had the original idea for the Alta Vista search engine as a way to demonstrate the capabilities of the company's products (it went "live" December 15, 1995)
born on 3-14-1964 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
expired 3-16-2006 in Belmont, California   age 42   cause: heart attack
explorer & movie producer  Robert Joseph Flaherty   made first documentary Nanook of the North (1920-21); co-director of Byrd at the South Pole (1930); directed & shared oscar for The Titan: Story of Michelangelo (1950)
born on 2-16-1884 in Iron Mountain, Michigan
expired 7-23-1951 in Dummerston, Vermont   age 67
Father  Edward Joseph Flanagan   was moved to found Father Flanagan's Home for Boys after visiting the Starr Commonweath home for boys run by Floyd Starr (1917); institution later changed name to Boy's Town (1922; memorialized in 1938 film
born on 7-13-1886 in Roscommon, Ireland
expired 5-15-1948 in Berlin, Germany   age 67   cause: heart attack
jazz pianist  Tommy Flanagan
born on 3-16-1930 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 11-16-2001 in New York, New York   age 71   cause: complication from aneurysm
actor  Edward Paul Flanders
born on 12-29-1934 in Minneapolis, Minnesota
expired 2-22-1995 in Denny, California   age 60
lyricist/humorist  Michael Henry Flanders   partnered with Donald Swann; performed reviews call At the Drop of a Hat (1956-67)
born on 3-1-1922 in London, England
expired 4-14-1975 in Bettws-y-Coed, Wales   age 53   cause: cerebal aneurism
bluegrass guitarist  Lester Raymond Flatt   of Flatt and Scruggs; had 1969 hit Foggy Mountain Breakdown
born on 6-28-1914 in Overton County, Tennessee
expired 5-10-1979 in Nashville, Tennessee   age 64   cause: heart failure
   Contest Selectors
1979 JW 7.7%
   Scored 5 solo points
1980 JH

character actor  James Flavin   appeared in King Kong (1931), Knute Rockne, All American (1940), The Grapes of Wrath (1940) & Mister Roberts (1955)
born on 5-14-1906 in Portland, Maine
expired 4-23-1976 in Los Angeles, California   age 69   cause: ruptured aorta
Titanic lookout  Frederick Fleet   spotted the berg too late to prevent collision; despondent over wife's death & impoverishment committed suicide two weeks after her death and eviction from her brother's home
born on 10-15-1887 in Liverpool, England
expired 1-10-1965 in Southampton, England   age 77   cause: suicide; hanged
Fotomat founder  Preston M. Fleet
born on 2-26-1934
expired 1-31-1995   age 60
nurse  Ema Flegel   was Hitler's nurse in the bunker (1945)
born on 8-11-1911 in Kiel, Germany
expired 2-16-2006 in Mölln, Germany   age 94
   Contest Selectors

psychotic mobster  Arthur Flegenheimer   lived with his momma; had Legs Diamond rubbed out
¤aka: "Dutch Schultz
born on 8-6-1900 in New York, New York
expired 10-24-1935 in Newark, New Jersey   age 35
animator  Max Fleischer   invented more than 20 motion picture production devices (including the Rotoscope in 1915); did first Popeye cartoons; created Betty Boop
born on 7-19-1883 in Vienna, Austria
expired 9-11-1972 in Los Angeles, California   age 89
AKS: Fleisher
movie director  Richard O. Fleischer   son of Max; earned his only oscar as producer of Design for Death (1946); directed 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954), Fantastic Voyage (1966), Tora, Tora, Tora (1970; co-director), Soylent Green (1973), Mandingo (1975), Conan the Destroyer (1984) & Red Sonja (1985)
born on 12-8-1916 in New York, New York
expired 3-25-2006 in Woodland Hills, California   age 89   cause: upper respiratory infection
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 6.1000 solo points

Scottish bacteriologist Sir  Alexander Fleming   shared the 1945 Nobel prize in medicine for the discovery of penicillin (1928)
born on 8-6-1881 in Lochfield, Ayrshire, Scotland
expired 3-11-1955 in London, England   age 73   cause: heart disease
original Jeopardy host  Art Fleming
¤real name: Arthur Fazzin 
born on 5-1-1924 in New York, New York
expired 4-25-1995 in Crystal River, Florida   age 70   cause: pancreatic cancer
actor  Eric Fleming   star of tv western Rawhide
¤born: Edward Heddy 
born on 7-4-1925 in Santa Paula, California
expired 9-28-1966 in Huallaga River, Tingo Maria, Peru   age 41   cause: drowned
"cashew-farm" actress-wannabe  Erin Marilyn Fleming   was Groucho's "companion" at the end of his life
¤born: Marilyn Fleming 
born on 8-13-1941 in New Liskeard, Ontario, Canada
expired 4-15-2003 in Los Angeles, California   age 61   cause: suicide; gunshot
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in December 1964 author  Ian Lancaster Fleming   created fictional British secret agent 007 several books were originally published in Playboy Magazine; wrote Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
born on 5-28-1908 in London, England
expired 8-12-1964 in Canterbury, Kent, England   age 56   cause: heart failure
author  Peter Fleming   Ian's older brother
born on 5-31-1907 in London, England
expired 8-18-1971 in Black Mount, Argyllshire, Scotland   age 64
film director  Victor Fleming   directed The Wizard of Oz and Gone With the Wind (1939; oscar)
born on 2-23-1883 in Pasadena, California
expired 1-6-1949 in Cottonwood, Alabama   age 65
former ABC sportscaster  William Norman "Bill" Flemming   covered 11 Olympic games & the Spassky/Fischer chess showdown in Iceland (1972)
born on 9-3-1926 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 7-20-2007 in Petoskey, Michigan   age 80   cause: prostate cancer
AKS: Fleming
second generation pipe organ builder  Dirk Andries Flentrop   son of company founder; headed firm 1940-1976
born on 1-5-1910 in Zaandam, The Netherlands
expired 11-30-2003 in Santpoort-Zuid, The Netherlands   age 93
former NBC tv art director  Edwin Albert Flesh   designed the big wheel for Wheel of Fortune as well as doing the set design for The $25,000 Pyramid, Press Your Luck & Jeopardy!
born on 12-4-1931 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 7-15-2011 in Mission Hills, California   age 79   cause: congestive heart failure; chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
AKS: Ed Flesh
Bell Labs researcher  Harvey Fletcher   headed team that developed stereophonic sound (first demo in January 1934); father of former NASA Administrator
born on 9-11-1884
expired 7-23-1981 in Provo, Utah   age 96
former University of Utah president  James Chipman Fletcher   twice NASA Administrator (1971-77; 1986-89)
born on 6-5-1919 in Millburn, New Jersey
expired 12-22-1991 in Georgetown, Maryland   age 72   cause: lung cancer
radio dramatist  Lucille Fletcher   wrote Sorry, Wrong Number (1943) and The Hitchhiker; Bernard Herrmann was her first husband (1939-48); her second husband wrote the play that became Damn Yankees
born on 3-28-1913 in New York, New York
expired 8-31-2000 in Langhorne, Pennsylvania   age 87
Nazi industrialist and major Hitler supporter  Friedrich Flick   convicted as war criminal for using slave labor; did 3 years in prison (1947-50)
born on 7-10-1883 in Ernsdorf, Westphalia, Germany
expired 7-20-1972 in Lake Constance, Switzerland   age 89
dancer, actor, author, etc.  Denny Martin Flinn   during his college days danced in San Francisco's North Beach "clubs" opposite such terpsichorian heavyweights as Carol Doda; co-wrote the screenplay for Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered County (1991)
born on 12-21-1947 in San Francisco, California
expired 8-24-2007 in Woodland Hills, California   age 59   cause: complications from cancer
Central Valley (California) AIDS Team caseworker  Joyce A. "Rocky" Flint   Jeffrey Dahmer's mother
born on 2-7-1936
expired 11-27-2000 in Fresno, California   age 64   cause: breast cancer
character actor  Jay C. Flippen
born on 3-6-1898 in Little Rock, Arkansas
expired 2-3-1971 in Hollywood, California   age 72   cause: internal hemorrhaging
 Henry Ossian Flipper   born a slave; first black graduate of West Point (1877) and first black officer in U.S. Army
born on 3-21-1856 in Thomasville, Georgia
expired 5-3-1940   age 84
St.Louis Cards baseball center fielder  Curtis Charles "Curt" Flood   attacked baseball's reserve clause in 1970
born on 1-18-1938 in Houston, Texas
expired 1-20-1997 in Los Angeles, California   age 59   cause: pneumonia
former Pennsylvania rep.  Daniel John Flood
born on 11-26-1904 in Hazelton, Pennsylvania
expired 5-28-1994 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania   age 89
   Contest Selectors
1980 DH, DR, GP, JW25.0%

World War I veteran  Maurice Noël Floquet   had been the oldest man in France
born on 12-25-1894
expired 11-10-2006 in Montauroux, France   age 111
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 3.9000 solo points

long time Lawrence Welk orchestra accordionist  Myron Floren
born on 11-5-1919 in Webster, South Dakota
expired 7-23-2005 in Rolling Hills Estates, California   age 85   cause: cancer
saxophonist  Daniel "Danny" Flores   wrote/performed on/sang Tequila
¤aka: "Chuck Rio" 
born on 7-11-1929 in Santa Paula, California
expired 9-19-2006 in Huntington Beach, California   age 77   cause: pneumonia
Sir  Howard Walter Florey   with Heatley discovered how to extract penicillin (shared 1945 Nobel medicine prize)
¤Title: Lord Florey, Baron of Adelaide and Marston 
born on 9-24-1898 in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
expired 2-21-1968 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England   age 69   cause: heart attack
1949 Miss Canada runner-up  Joan Fry Flory   as Joan Durell sang with big bands in 1950s
born on 7-19-1929 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
expired 12-29-2000 in North Hollywood, California   age 71   cause: Parkinson's disease
researcher  Paul John Flory   1974 Nobel prize winner in chemistry
born on 6-19-1910 in Sterling, Illinois
expired 9-9-1985 in Big Sur, Calfornia   age 75
retired Fayette County (Texas) sheriff (1946-80)  Thomas James "Jim" Flournoy   a good-old-boy who looked the other way when it came to the local "chicken ranch"; punched-out tv reporter Marvin Zindler after the "ranch" was shut down
born on 9-22-1902
expired 10-26-1982 in LaGrange, Texas   age 80   cause: heart problems
movie effects wizard  A. D. Flowers   won oscars for Tora, Tora, Tora (1970) & The Poseidon Adventure (1972)
born on 2-12-1917 in Hillsboro, Texas
expired 7-5-2001 in Fullerton, California   age 84   cause: complications from pneumonia; emphysema
the Colossus computer at Bletchley Park British Post Office electronics researcher  Thomas Harold "Tommy" Flowers   built the Colossus computer at Bletchley Park (1943) to break the Nazi High Command's Enigma cypher codes
born on 12-22-1905 in London, England
expired 10-28-1998 in London, England   age 92
ventriloquist  Wayland Parrott Flowers Jr.   his puppet was named "Madame"
born on 11-26-1939 in Dawson, Georgia
expired 10-11-1988 in Hollywood, California   age 48   cause: AIDS
violent gangster  Charles Arthur "Pretty Boy" Floyd
born on 2-3-1904 in Aikens, Oklahoma
expired 10-22-1934 in East Liverpool, Ohio   age 30   cause: multiple bullet wounds
Stanford University computer science professor  Robert W. Floyd   expert in computer program verification & parsing; received the 1978 A.M. Turing Award
born on 6-8-1936 in New York, New York
expired 9-25-2001 in Stanford, California   age 65   cause: pneumonia
World War II submarine commander  Eugene Bennett Fluckey   commanded the USS Barb; earned the Medal of Honor; retired a rear admiral
born on 10-5-1913 in Washington, District of Columbia
expired 6-28-2007 in Annapolis, Maryland   age 93   cause: complications from Alzheimer's disease
movie actor  Errol Leslie Thomson Flynn   played Robin Hood in The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) and J.E.B. Stuart in Santa Fe Trail (1940); legendary in his appetites for booze, broads & brawling
born on 6-20-1909 in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
expired 10-14-1959 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada   age 50   cause: heart attack
tv character actor  Joseph Anthony "Joe" Flynn   Captain Binghampton on McHale's Navy
born on 11-8-1925 in Youngstown, Ohio
expired 7-18-1974 in Hollywood, California   age 48   cause: drowned in swimming pool
writer  Noriko Sawada Bridges Flynn   1st husband: Harry Bridges (his third); 2nd; husband: Ed Flynn
born on 2-11-1923 in Gardena, California
expired 2-7-2003 in Pescadero, California   age 79
futurist  FM-2030   currently can be be found in Scottsdale, Arizona, floating in a thermos full of liquid nitrogen, with the expectation that the Alcor Life Extension Foundation will some day thaw him out & cure his cancer (but what about the freezer burn?)
¤born: F.M. Esfandiary 
born on 10-15-1930 in Belgium
expired 7-8-2000 in New York, New York   age 69   cause: pancreatic cancer
actress  Nina Foch   played Bithia, the pharaoh's daughter that found Moses in the bullrushes and raised him in The Ten Commandments (1956)
¤born: Nina Consuela Maud Fock 
born on 4-20-1924 in Leiden, The Netherlands
expired 12-5-2008 in Los Angeles, California   age 84   cause: complications from myelodysplasia
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 6.6000 solo points

"Father of the Helicopter"  Heinrich Focke   built the VA-61, first to receive a certificate of airworthiness; his FW-61 rotary wing aircraft was first to make a free flight (1/26/1936)
expired 2-25-1979 in Bremen, Germany   age 88
travel guide author  Eugene Fodor
born on 10-5-1905 in Leva, Austria-Hungaria
expired 2-18-1991 in Litchfield, Connecticut   age 85
troubled classical violinist  Eugene Nicholas Fodor
born on 3-5-1950 in Denver, Colorado
expired 2-26-2011 in Arlington, Virginia   age 60   cause: cirrhosis of the liver; alcoholism; drug abuse
Amana Corp. co-founder & executive  George Foerstner
born on 11-8-1908 in Amana Colonies, Iowa
expired 1-17-2000 in Miami, Florida   age 91
singer  Daniel Grayling Fogelberg
born on 8-13-1951 in Peoria, Illinois
expired 12-16-2007 in Maine   age 56   cause: prostate cancer
   Contest Selectors
2006DTM, PCD, QKU10.0%
2007BOD, DTM, JCM, QKU12.9%
   Scored 7.2125 points

country singer  Clyde Julian "Red" Foley   Pat Boone's father-in-law
born on 6-17-1910 in Blue Lick, Kentucky
expired 9-19-1968 in Fort Wayne, Indiana   age 58   cause: heart attack
Universal Pictures movie sound editor  John Donovan "Jack" Foley   first to engage in the practice of "sweetening" the movie soundtrack so that things sound more "realistic"
born on 4-12-1891 in Yorkville, New York
expired 11-??-1967 in Los Angeles, California   age 76
coffee heiress  Abigail Anne Folger   murdered by the Manson Family during their Helter Skelter murder spree
born on 8-11-1943 in California
expired 8-9-1969 in Los Angeles, California   age 25   cause: stabbed 28 times
former L.A. Times "Biographical" (Obituaries) Editor (1979-93)  Burton A. Folkart
born on 7-11-1932 in Santa Monica, California
expired 12-7-2000 in Los Angeles, California   age 68   cause: heart attack or stroke
ponzi-scheme architect  Marion Bayard Folsom   chief drafter of the 1935 Social Security Act; blame him when your retirement income sucks, if you get to retire at all; Eisenhower HEW Secretary (1953-58)
born on 11-23-1893 in McRae, Georgia
expired 9-28-1976 in Rochester, New York   age 82
 Frances Seymour Brokaw Fonda   wife of Henry; Jane & Peter's mom; grandmother of Bridget
expired 4-14-1950 in Beacon, New York   age 42   cause: suicide; slit own throat with razor
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in December 1981 actor  Henry Fonda   won Oscar for On Golden Pond; father of Jane and Peter; grandfather of Bridget
born on 5-16-1905 in Grand Island, Nebraska
expired 8-12-1982 in Los Angeles, California   age 77
   Contest Selectors
1979 DO, DW, MM, SB, YJ38.5%
1980 BB,DW, EB, EK, HA, HP, MM, VA50.0%

former Hawaiian Senator (1959-76)  Hiram Leong Fong Sr.
¤born: Yau Leong Fong 
born on 10-15-1906 in Honolulu, Hawaiian Territory
expired 8-18-2004 in Honolulu, Hawaii   age 97   cause: kidney failure
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 5.3000 solo points

character actor & comedian  Frank Fontaine   played Crazy Guggenheim on Jackie Gleason's tv show; pretty good singer, too
born on 4-19-1920 in Haverhill, Massachusetts
expired 8-4-1978 in Spokane, Washington   age 58   cause: heart attack
"doodle-tonguing" jazz trombonist  Carl Fontana
born on 7-18-1928 in Monroe, Louisiana
expired 10-9-2003 in Las Vegas, Nevada   age 75   cause: Alzheimer's disease
stage actress  Lynn Fontanne   wife of Alfred Lunt
born on 12-6-1887 in Woodford, Essex, England
expired 7-30-1983 in Genessee Depot, Wisconsin   age 95
Careole fiddler  Canray Fontenot   performed with "Bois Sec" Ardoin
born on 10-16-1922 in L'Anse aux Vachesla, Louisiana
expired 7-29-1995 in Welsh, Louisiana   age 72   cause: lung cancer; diabetes
ballerina Dame  Margot Fonteyn
¤born: Margaret Hookham 
born on 5-18-1919 in Reigate, England
expired 2-21-1991 in Panama City, Panama   age 71
   Contest Selectors
1980 HP6.3%

character actor  Ralph W. Foody   played the sneering, Tommie gun-happy gangster Johnny in the first two Home Alone movies (1990 & 1992)
born on 11-13-1928
expired 11-21-1999 in Lexington, Kentucky   age 71   cause: cancer
former British Labour Party head (1980-83)  Michael Mackintosh Foot   younger brother of Dingle Foot
born on 7-23-1913 in Plymouth, Devonshire, England
expired 3-3-2010 in London, England   age 96
   Contest Selectors
2006RIE, SPIT6.7%
2007DTM, RIE, SPIT9.7%
2008DTM, RIE, SPIT9.4%
2009DTM, RIE6.7%
2010DTM, RIE7.4%
   Scored 4.1500 points

playwright  Albert Horton Foote Jr.   a winner of the 1995 Pulitzer Prize in Drama for The Young Man From Atlanta; wrote The Trip to Bountiful; won two oscars for writing the screenplays to To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) & Tender Mercies (1983)
born on 3-14-1916 in Wharton, Texas
expired 3-4-2009 in Hartford, Connecticut   age 92
   Contest Selectors
2009GOHI, RIE6.7%
   Scored 4.5500 points

advertising executive  Emerson Foote   co-founded Foote, Cone & Belding (1942)
born on 12-13-1906 in Sheffield, Alabama
expired 7-5-1992 in Carmel, New York   age 85   cause: complications from appendicitis
Civil War historian/author  Shelby Dade Foote Jr.   appeared on a lot of PBS documentaries
born on 11-7-1916 in Greenville, Mississippi
expired 6-27-2005 in Memphis, Tennessee   age 88
character actor  Dick Foran
¤born: John Nicholas Foran 
born on 6-18-1910 in Flemington, New Jersey
expired 8-10-1979 in Panorama City, California   age 69
Chicago Seven prosecutor  Thomas Aquinas Foran
born on 1-11-1924 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 8-6-2000 in Lake Forest, Illinois   age 76   cause: cancer
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in April 1979 publishing executive  Malcolm Stevenson Forbes Sr.
born on 8-19-1919 in New York, New York
expired 2-24-1990 in Fort Hills, New Jersey   age 70
publisher  Robert Charles "Bertie" Forbes   founder of Forbes magazine
born on 5-14-1880 in Aberdeen, Scotland
expired 5-6-1954 in New York, New York   age 73   cause: heart attack
insane convicted murderer  Alvin Bernard Ford   was on Florida's death row but got a reprieve when the Supreme Court rules that the insane can't be executed (1986; Ford v. Wainwright)
born on --1953
expired 2-28-1991 in Starke, Florida   age 37   cause: "natural auses"
 Benson Ford   son of Edsel; grandson of Henry
born on 7-20-1919 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 7-27-1978 in Cheboygan, Michigan   age 59   cause: heart attack
Henry's widow  Clara Ford
expired 9-29-1950 in Detroit, Michigan   age 84
Ford Motor Company president (1919-43)  Edsel Bryant Ford   son & heir of Henry
born on 1-6-1893 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 5-26-1943 in Grosse Pointe, Michigan   age 50
Edsel's widow  Eleanor Clay Ford   mother of Henry II; niece of Department Store founder J.L. Hudson
born on 6-6-1896 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 10-19-1976 in Detroit, Michigan   age 80
former First Lady & Celebrity Clinic Maven  Elizabeth Anne Bloomer "Betty" Ford
born on 4-8-1918 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 7-8-2011 in Palm Springs, California   age 93
   Contest Selectors
1979 HA, JH, MM, SB, VM, YJ46.2%
1980DO, JH, JW, HA, HP, MM, VA43.8%
2000IVY, TEX29%
2002CMH, MORB, RAVN27.3%
2004CSI, KLS, RR16.7%
2005CSI, KLS, RR13.0%
2006CSI, DTH, KLS, RR, SPIT, 4GUE20.0%

singer  Ernest Jennings "Tennessee Ernie" Ford   had hit with Sixteen Tons
born on 2-13-1919 in Bristol, Tennessee
expired 10-17-1991 in Reston, Virginia   age 72
to next U.S. president: Jimmy Carterto previous U.S. president: Richard Nixon 38th U.S. president (1974-77)  Gerald Rudolph Ford   last surviving member of the Warren Commission; pardoned Richard Nixon in 1974 for his involvement in Watergate; withdrew last U.S. forces from Vietnam 1975, precipitating the collapse of South Vietnam to North Vietnamese army forces; twice in 1975 a target of assassins (Fromme & Moore)
¤born: Leslie Lynch King Jr. 
born on 7-14-1913 in Omaha, Nebraska
expired 12-26-2006 in Rancho Mirage, California   age 93
   Contest Selectors
2000KLS, RR, SPAM29%
2001DTM, KLS, ROTS, RR50%
2002CMH, DTM, JAC, RR36.4%
2003DTM, JEDS, KLS, MJ, OGGI, PCD33.3%
   Scored 3.2000 points

modeling agency co-founder  Gerard William "Jerry" Ford   with wife launched the runway modeling agency (1946)
born on 10-2-1924 in New Orleans, Louisana
expired 8-24-2008 in Morristown, New Jersey   age 83   cause: complications from Parkinson's disease
actor  Glenn Ford
¤born: Gwyllyn Samuel Newton Ford 
born on 5-1-1916 in Quebec, Canada
expired 8-30-2006 in Beverly Hills, California   age 90
   Contest Selectors
2003JEDS, PCD11.1%
2004NFG, PCD11.1%
2005NFG, PCD, TMD13.0%
2006ADWC, NFG, PCD, WEP, 4GUE16.7%
   Scored 3.6563 points

AKS: Glen
industrialist  Henry Ford
born on 7-30-1863 in Dearborn, Michigan
expired 4-7-1947 in Dearborn, Michigan   age 83   cause: stroke
industrialist  Henry Ford II   grandson of Henry I
¤aka: "Hank the Deuce" 
born on 9-4-1917 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 9-29-1987 in Detroit, Michigan   age 70   cause: heart attack
   Contest Selectors
1979 JH, RR, VM23.1%
1980 HP6.3%

movie director  John Ford   winner of six Academy Awards, four for Best Director (The Informer (1935), The Grapes of Wrath (1940), How Green Was My Valley (1941) and The Quiet Man(1952))
¤born: Sean Aloysius O'Fearna
last name changed from: O'Feeney 
born on 2-1-1895 in Cape Elizabeth, Maine
expired 8-31-1973 in Palm Desert, California   age 78   cause: cancer
auto heiress  Josephine Clay Ford   daughter of Edsel; grandaughter of Henry
born on 7-7-1923
expired 6-1-2005 in Detroit, Michigan   age 81
actor  Larkin Ford   played Juror #12 in the original cast of Twelve Angry Men (1956)
¤real name: Larkin Shackleford
aka: Will West 
born on 1-30-1921 in California
expired 1-13-2007 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 85
Church of God in Christ Bishop  Louis Henry Ford   delivered the funeral sermon for Emmett Till; namesake of Chicago interstate highway
born on 5-23-1914 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 3-31-1995 in Chicago, Illinois   age 80
singer  Mary Ford   one-time wife of Les Paul (1945-63)
¤real name: Irene Colleen Summers 
born on 7-7-1924 in Waukesha, Wisconsin
expired 9-30-1977 in Los Angeles, California   age 53   cause: complications from diabetes
character actor  Paul Ford   one of the Bailey's of Balboa; in The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming (1966) & Its a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963)
¤real name: Paul Ford Weaver 
born on 11-2-1901 in Baltimore, Maryland
expired 4-12-1976 in Mineola, New York   age 74
former Mississippi governor (1992-2000)  Daniel Kirkwood "Kirk" Fordice
born on 2-10-1934 in Memphis, Tennessee
expired 9-7-2004 in Jackson, Mississippi   age 70   cause: leukemia
real-life accident victim  Edith Fore   said "I've fallen and I can't get up" in a bunch of early 1990s Life Call commercials
born on 4-4-1916
expired 8-2-1997 in Camden, New Jersey   age 81
cartoonist  Jean-Claude Forest   created Barbarella (April 1962) and did set design for movie (1968)
born on 11-9-1930 in Perreux, France
expired 12-30-1998 in Paris, France   age 68   cause: respiratory illness
poet, biographer & novelist  Cecil Scott Forester   wrote The African Queen & Sink the Bismark!
born on 8-27-1899 in Cairo, Egypt
expired 4-2-1966 in Fullerton, California   age 66
Danish king (968-1014)  Sweyn Forkbeard   son of king Harold Bluetooth; father of king Canute
born on --960
expired ??-??-1014   age 54
 James Forman   an organizer of SNCC (Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee) in the early 1960s
¤name at birth: James Rufus 
born on 10-4-1928 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 1-10-2005 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 76   cause: colon cancer
English and speech teacher  Margaret C. Formby   founder of the National Cowgirl Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center (1975)
born on 7-12-1929
expired 4-10-2003 in Hereford, Texas   age 73   cause: head injuries from fall in bathroom
big band singer of 1930s and 40s  Helen Forrest
¤born: Helen Fogel 
born on 4-12-1918 in Atlantic City, New Jersey
expired 7-11-1999 in Woodland Hills, California   age 82   cause: congestive heart failure
Confederate army general  Nathan Bedford Forrest   co-founder and first head of the original Ku Klux Klan
born on 7-13-1821 in Chapel Hill, Tennessee
expired 10-29-1877 in Memphis, Tennessee   age 56
first television announcer  Raymond Forrest   did second television commercial on July 4, 1941, for Adam Hats (the first commercial, on July 1st, for Bulova watches, had no announcer); became first tv announcer to "break-in" on regular programming, announcing the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor (he interrupted movie The Playboy)
¤born: Raymond Feuerstein 
born on 1-7-1916 in Germany
expired 3-11-1999 in Kinnelon, New Jersey   age 83
 Werner Theodor Otto Forssmann   shared the 1956 Nobel prize in medicine
born on 8-29-1904 in Berlin, Germany
expired 6-1-1979 in Schopfheim, Germany   age 74
British novelist  Edward Morgan Forster   wrote Howard's End (1919), A Passage to India (1924) and A Room With A View (1908)
born on 1-1-1879 in London, England
expired 6-7-1970 in Coventry, England   age 91
Stanford Computer Science Dept. chairman (1965-72)  George E. Forsythe   former president of the Association of Computing Machinery
born on 1-8-1917 in State College, Pennsylvania
expired 4-9-1972 in Palo Alto, California   age 55   cause: cancer
actor  John Forsythe   the voice of Charlie on Charlie's Angels; played title role (Bentley Gregg) on Bachelor Father and Blake Carrington on Dynasty
¤born: John Lincoln Freund 
born on 1-29-1918 in Penns Grove, New Jersey
expired 4-1-2010 in Santa Ynez, California   age 92   cause: pneumonia, cancer
   Contest Selectors
2009ANG, DGW, GOHI, MORB, QKU16.7%
   Scored 3.3781 points

former Supreme Court justice (1966-69)  Abe Fortas   argued Gideon v. Wainwright (1963)
born on 6-19-1910 in Memphis, Tennessee
expired 4-5-1982 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 71
tv sports director  Fulvio Chester "Chet" Forte
born on 8-7-1935 in Hackensack, New Jersey
expired 5-18-1996 in San Diego, California   age 60   cause: heart attack
character actor  Robert R. Fortier   a friend of Robert Altman — he appeared in a number of the director's movies, including McCabe & Mrs. Miller (as the town drunk; 1971), Popeye (as ; 1980) and O.C. and Stiggs (as wino Jim; 1987); portrayed Rojan's henchman Tomar in the original Star Trek series episode By Any Other Name (February 1968)
born on 11-5-1926
expired 1-1-2005   age 78
physicist  Robert Lull Forward   former Hughes Aircraft research labs employee; after retirement wrote science fiction novels, starting with Dragon's Egg (1980)
born on 8-15-1932 in Geneva, New York
expired 9-21-2002 in Seattle, Washington   age 70   cause: brain cancer
recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor former South Dakota governor (1955-59)  Joseph Jacob Foss   World War II Marine ace & Medal of Honor recipient; first Commissioner of the AFL (1960); president of the NRA (1988-90)
born on 4-17-1915 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota
expired 1-1-2003 in Arizona   age 87   cause: complications from coma; aneurysm
pianist/conductor/composer  Lukas Foss
¤born: Lukas Fuchs 
born on 8-15-1922 in Berlin, Germany
expired 2-1-2009 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 86   cause: complications from Parkinson's disease
dancer/choreographer  Robert Louis "Bob" Fosse   directed Cabaret (1972; Best Director oscar), All That Jazz (1979) & Star 80 (1983)
born on 6-23-1927 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 9-23-1987 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 60   cause: heart attack
hot air balloonist  James Stephen "Steve" Fossett   during his August 1998 attempt to circumnavigate the globe a thunderstorm ripped apart the balloon's envelope; Fossett and the now flaming balloon plunged 29,000 feet into the Coral Sea; Fossett escaped the capsule moments before it sank; on November 26, 2007 his wife petitioned to have him declared dead; on September 29, 2008 a hiker west of Mammoth Lake, California found his pilot license & a grand in $100 bills; the plane wreckage was found on October 2nd, 2008
born on 4-22-1944 in Jackson, Tennessee
expired 9-3-2007 in Inyo National Forest, Mammoth Lakes, Madera County, California (near)   age 63   cause: plane crash
AKS: Faucet Fawset
gorilla expert  Dian Fossey   author of Gorillas in the Mist
born on 1-16-1932 in Fairfax, California
expired 12-26-1985 in Ruhengeri Province, Rwanda   age 53   cause: murdered; hacked to death
AKS: Diane Dieann Fossee Fossie Fossy Fosey Fosee Fosie Fosy
World War II escape artist  Eric Foster   shot down in 1940 he managed to escape from German POW camps seven times; he liked to claim that his exploits were the basis of the character Hilts (the "Cooler King") in The Great Escape (1963) — the novel's author had cited John D. Lewis as the basis of the character ... what could he know
expired 3-27-2006 in Bishop's Cleeve, Gloucesershire, England   age 102
1957 Reuben Award winner illustrator  Harold Rudolf "Hal" Foster   first artist to draw the Tarzan newspaper comic strip (November 1928); created the Prince Valiant strip (1937) & drew it through 1971 (succeeded by John Cullen Murphy); 1957 Reuben Award winner
born on 8-18-1892 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
expired 7-25-1982 in Spring Hill, Florida   age 89
Oakland, California school superintendent Dr.  Marcus A. Foster   assassinated by the Symbionese Liberation Army
born on 3-31-1923
expired 11-6-1973 in Oakland, California   age 50   cause: cyanide-tipped bullets
bandleader & actor  Phil Foster   played Laverne's father on Laverne and Shirley tv series (1976-82)
¤born: Fivel Feldman 
born on 3-29-1914 in New York, New York
expired 7-8-1985 in Rancho Mirage, California   age 71
movie actor  Preston S. Foster
born on 8-24-1900 in Ocean City, New Jersey
expired 7-14-1970 in La Jolla, California   age 69
multiple organ transplant recipient  Tabatha Foster
born on 6-10-1984 in Madisonville, Kentucky
expired 5-11-1988 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania   age 3   cause: multiple organ failure
blues harmonica player  Willie Foster
born on 9-19-1921 in Leland, Mississippi (outside town)
expired 5-20-2001 in Jackson, Mississippi   age 79   cause: heart attack
personal secretary to V.I. Lenin  Lidiya Fotiyeva   she knew where all of the skeletons were buried (not just figuratively)
expired 8-25-1975 in Moscow, Russia, USSR   age 93
prolific character actor  Byron Foulger   in the last two years of the run of Petticoat Junction played train conductor Wendall Gibbs of the C&FW Railroad
born on 8-27-1899 in Ogden, Utah
expired 4-4-1970 in Hollywood, California   age 70   cause: heart condition
mathematician  Jean-Baptiste Joseph Fourier   discovered theorem of periodic oscillation (1822)
born on 3-21-1768 in Auxerre, Bourgogne, France
expired 5-16-1830 in Paris, France   age 62
Johnson Treasury Secretary (1965-68)  Henry H. Fowler
born on 9-5-1908 in Roanoke, Virginia
expired 1-3-2000 in Alexandria, Virginia   age 94
Oklahoma death row inmate  Mark Andrew Fowler
born on 5-6-1965
expired 1-23-2001 in McAlester, Oklahoma   age 35   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2001 TEX12½%
   Did  Not Score - insufficient category citations (only 2 of the minimum 3 needed)

 William Alfred Fowler   shared the 1983 Nobel physics prize
born on 8-9-1911 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
expired 3-14-1995 in Pasadena, California   age 83
former Los Angeles Examiner reporter  William R. Fowler   first on the scene (ahead of the police) of the discovered Black Dahlia corpse
born on 8-29-1922 in Jamaica, New York
expired 4-13-2004 in Burbank, California   age 81   cause: prostate cancer
AKS: Will
author  John Robert Fowles   author of The Collector (1963), The Magus (1966) & The French Lieutenant's Woman
born on 3-31-1926 in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, England
expired 11-5-2005 in Lyme Regis, Dorsetshire, England   age 79   cause: heart failure
character actor  Douglas Vincent Fowley
¤born: Daniel Vincent Fowley 
born on 5-30-1911 in New York, New York
expired 5-21-1998 in Woodland Hills, California   age 86
Oklahoma death row inmate  Billy Rae Fox
born on 10-24-1965
expired 1-25-2001 in McAlester, Oklahoma   age 35   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2001 TEX12½%
   Did  Not Score - insufficient category citations (only 2 of the minimum 3 needed)

former S.F. Giants manager  Charles Francis "Charlie" Fox
born on 10-7-1921 in New York, New York
expired 2-16-2004 in Stanford, California   age 82   cause: complications from pneumonia
cartoonist  Fontaine Talbot Fox Jr.   creator of the Toonerville Trolley comic strip
born on 3-3-1884 in Louisville, Kentucky
expired 8-9-1964 in Greenwich, Connecticut   age 80
comics writer  Gardner Fox   co-creator of The Flash for DC Comics (1940)
born on 5-20-1911 in New York, New York
expired 12-24-1986 in Princeton, New Jersey   age 75
cartoonist  Gilbert T. "Gill" Fox   edited Jack Cole's Plastic Man while at Quality Comics (1940-43); penciled/inked Bill Ward's Torchy
born on 11-19-1915 in New York, New York
expired 5-15-2004 in Redding Ridge, Connecticut   age 88
Chicago clothier  Harold C. Fox   credited with creating the Zoot Suit
born on 7-9-1910
expired 7-28-1996 in Siesta Key, Florida   age 86
former White Sox second baseman  Jacob Nelson "Nellie" Fox   coached Washington Senators from 1967 to 1973
born on 12-25-1927 in Saint Thomas, Pennsylvania
expired 12-1-1975 in Baltimore, Maryland   age 47   cause: skin cancer
 John Michael Fox   co-founder of Florida Foods Inc. (1946); the company changed its name to Minute Maid Corp. (1947) and was purchased by the Coca-Cola Co. in 1960
born on 12-26-1912 in Esher, England
expired 1-9-2003 in Winter Park, Florida   age 90
actor  Michael Fox
born on 2-27-1921
expired 6-1-1996   age 75
retired Federal judge (1962-87)  Noel Peter Fox
born on 8-30-1910 in Kalamazoo, Michigan
expired 6-3-1987 in Grand Rapids, Michigan   age 76
   Contest Selectors
1980 BB6.3%

Ohio death row inmate  Richard E. Fox   kidnapped/strangled//stabbed 18 year old Leslie Renae Keckler (1989)
¤aka: number 227307 
born on 2-3-1956 in Tontogany
expired 2-12-2003 in Lucasville, Ohio   age 47   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
   Did  Not Score - insufficient category citations (only 1 of the minimum 3 needed)

long distance runner  Terrence Stanley "Terry" Fox   lost right leg to bone cancer; started a run across Canada to raise money for cancer research (had to stop in Thundar Bay, Ontario when the lung cancer was diagnosed)
born on 7-28-1958 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
expired 6-27-1981 in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada   age 22   cause: pneumonia; bone & lung cancer
organist  Virgil Keel Fox
born on 5-3-1912 in Princeton, Illinois
expired 10-25-1980 in West Palm Beach, Florida   age 68   cause: cancer
movie pioneer  William Fox   founded Fox Film Corp. (1915), the successor to his Greater New York Film Rental Company (1904); bought rights to Movietone sound-on-film process from Case & Sponable; in 1929 bought Loews, Inc. (MGM owner) but was forced to relinquish ownership by government (under prodding from Louis B. Mayer); forced out of Fox studio (1930); studio merged with Twentieth Century Pictures (1935)
¤born: Wilhelm Fuchs 
born on 1-1-1879 in Tulchva, Hungary
expired 5-8-1952 in New York, New York   age 73
Karen, back in her 'Ample' days one-time stripper & big-boob model  Karen Ann Foxx   quit the biz in 1992 & had her 44DDs removed
¤born: Karen Ann Bell
aka: "Edith Holtzman" & "Annie Ample
born on 10-30-1950 in San Diego, California
expired 1-1-2008 in Las Vegas, Nevada   age 57   cause: heart failure; multiple sclerosis
comedian  Redd Foxx   starred in Sanford and Son tv series
¤born: John Elroy Sanford 
born on 12-9-1922 in Saint Louis, Missouri
expired 10-11-1991 in Hollywood, California   age 68
   Contest Selectors
1979 HFS7.7%
1980 BB, DR, HP18.8%

movie producer/director  Bryan W. Foy   one of the Seven Little Foys; directed The Lights of New York (1928) and produced PT-109 (1963) & the 3-D opus House of Wax (1953)
born on 12-8-1894 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 4-20-1977 in Los Angeles, California   age 82   cause: heart failure
The Seven Little Foys kid performer  Charles "Charley" Foy
born on 6-12-1898 in Illinois
expired 8-22-1984 in Los Angeles, California   age 86
vaudevillian  Edward Fitzgerald "Eddie" Foy Sr.   father of The Seven Little Foys vaudeville act
born on 3-9-1856 in Greenwich Village, New York
expired 2-16-1928 in Kansas City, Missouri   age 71   cause: heart attack
vaudevillian  Edward Fitzgerald "Eddie" Foy Jr.   member of The Seven Little Foys vaudeville act
born on 2-4-1905 in New Rochelle, New York
expired 7-15-1983 in Woodland Hills, California   age 78   cause: pancreatic cancer
WXYZ/ABC radio/tv announcer  Frederick William Foy   voiced the introduction to "The Lone Ranger" on radio (1948-54) & tv (1949-57) — "A firey horse with the speed of light, a cloud of dust, and a hearty 'Hi! Yo! Silver! ..."; also annouced "The Green Hornet" and "Challenge of the North" ("Sergeant Preston of the Yukon") as well as the Dick Cavett tv show
born on 3-27-1921 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 12-22-2010 in Woburn, Massachusetts   age 89
kid vaudeville performer  Irving L. Foy   last of the The Seven Little Foys troupe
born on 8-26-1908
expired 4-20-2003 in Albuquerque, New Mexico   age 94   cause: complications from broken collarbone
theater manager  Richard "Dick" Foy   another one of those pesky The Seven Little Foys
expired 4-4-1947 in Dallas, Texas   age 42   cause: heart attack
former Copper League (baseball) bat boy  Thomas P. "Tommy" Foy Sr.   worked with disgraced Chicago White(/"Black") Sox players Eddie Cicotte, Chick Gandil, Buck Weaver, Lefty Williams; was a survivor of the World War II Bataan death march
born on 10-19-1914 in Silver City, New Mexico
expired 10-8-2011 in Bayard, New Mexico   age 96
pianist  Malcolm Frager
born on 1-15-1935 in Sait Louis, Missouri
expired 6-20-1991   age 56
cinematographer  William Ashman Fraker   also directed The Legend of the Lone Ranger (1981)
born on 9-29-1923 in Los Angeles, California
expired 5-31-2010 in Los Angeles, California   age 86
former UPI reporter  Oscar Fraley   co-wrote The Untouchables about the exploits of Eliot Ness
born on 8-2-1914
expired 1-6-1994   age 79
author  Janet Paterson Frame
¤surname changed to Clotha (1973) 
born on 8-28-1924 in Dunedin, New Zealand
expired 1-29-2004 in Dunedin, New Zealand   age 79   cause: acute leukemia
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 7.1000 solo points

former NASCAR president (1972-2003)  William Clifton "Bill" France   his father founded NASCAR in 1947
¤aka: "Junior" 
born on 4-4-1933 in Washington, District of Columbia
expired 6-4-2007 in Daytona Beach, Florida   age 74   cause: complications from Alzheimer's disease
   Contest Selectors
2003OGGI, PCD11.1%
   Scored 7.6000 solo points

NASCAR founder (1947)  William Henry Getty France   built the Daytona & Taladega speedways
born on 9-26-1909
expired 6-7-1992   age 82
violinist  Zino Rene Francescatti
born on 8-9-1902 in Marseilles, France
expired 9-17-1991 in La Ciotat, France   age 89
singer  Sergio Franchi
born on 4-6-1926 in Cremona, Italy
expired 5-1-1990 in Stonington, Connecticut   age 64   cause: brain cancer
actor  Anthony "Tony" Franciosa   had once been married to Shelley Winters (1957-60)
¤born: Anthony Papaleo 
born on 10-25-1928 in New York, New York
expired 1-19-2006 in Los Angeles, California   age 77   cause: stroke
Monarch of Bermuda ship captain  Albert R. Francis   rescued 78 passengers from the burning Morro Castle cruise ship (9/8/1934)
expired 10-11-1972 in Tucker's Town, Bermuda   age 83
actress  Anne Lloyd Francis   played Altera in Forbidden Planet (1956) and Honey West on tv (196566)
born on 9-16-1930 in Ossining, New York
expired 1-2-2011 in Santa Barbara, California   age 80   cause: pancreatic cancer
   Contest Selectors

game show panelist  Arlene Francis
¤born: Arlene Francis Kazanjian 
born on 10-20-1908 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 5-31-2001 in San Francisco, California   age 92   cause: complications from Alzheimer's disease
   Contest Selectors
2000 KLS14%
2001 KLS, ROTS25%
   Scored 4.5500 points

drummer  David "Panama" Francis
born on 12-21-1918 in Miami, Florida
expired 11-11-2001 in Orlando, Florida   age 82   cause: stroke
cinematographer & horror film director  Frederick "Freddie" Francis   won cinematography oscars for Sons and Lovers (1960) & Glory (1989)
born on 12-22-1917 in Islington, London, England
expired 3-17-2007 in Isleworth, Middlesex, England   age 89
super-geezer  George R. Francis   had been the oldest man in America
born on 6-6-1897 in New Orleans, Louisiana
expired 11-27-2008 in Sacramento, California   age 111   cause: congestive heart failure
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   Scored 3.8000 solo points

ex-jockey  Richard Stanley "Dick" Francis   became a respected crime/mystery writer
born on 10-31-1920 in Lawrenny, Pembrokeshire, Wales
expired 2-14-2010 in Grand Cayman Island   age 89
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2005FA, WORM8.7%

movie director  Pietro Francisci   made Hercules (1957) & Hercules Unchained (1959)
born on 9-9-1906 in Rome, Italy
expired ??-??-1977 in Rome, Italy   age 70
actor  James Grover Franciscus
born on 1-31-1934 in Clayton, Missouri
expired 7-8-1991 in North Hollywood, California   age 57
 James Franck   shared the 1925 Nobel prize in physics
born on 8-26-1882 in Hamburg, Germany
expired 5-21-1962 in Göttingen, Germany   age 79
former Fordham Rams football guard  Edmund J. Franco   member of the Seven Blocks of Granite (1936-37)
born on 4-24-1915
expired 11-18-1992 in Bayonne, New Jersey   age 77   cause: heart attack
Generalissimo  Francisco Franco   according to SNL Weekend Update "he's still dead" - namesake of one of our Contest Awards
¤full name: Francisco Paulino Hermenegildo Teódulo Franco y Bahamonde 
born on 12-4-1892 in El Ferrol, Spain
expired 11-20-1975 in Madrid, Spain   age 82   cause: toxic shock; peritonitis, heart disease, kidney failure
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1979 YJ

illustrator  André François
¤born: André Farkas 
born on 11-9-1915 in Timisoara, Roumania
expired 4-11-2005 in Grisy-les-Plâtres, France   age 89   cause: heart & kidney failure
AKS: Andre Francois
French diplomat  André François-Poncet   was ambassador to Germany from 1930 to 1938; his warnings of Hitler's intentions went unheeded by the pre-war French government
born on 6-13-1887 in Provins, France
expired 1-8-1978 in Paris, France   age 90
AKS: Andre Francois-Poncet
60-Minute Gourmet  Pierre Franey
born on 1-13-1921 in Saint-Vinnemer, Burgundy, France
expired 10-15-1996 in Southampton, England   age 75   cause: stroke
former Lebanese President  Suleiman Kabalan Franjieh
born on 6-15-1910 in Zgharta, Lebanon
expired 7-23-1992 in Beirut, Lebanon   age 82
dentist  Aldred Louis Frank   invented the "modern" root canal (1963)
born on 7-17-1922
expired 1-16-2008 in Los Angeles, California   age 85   cause: Alzheimer's disease
Anne Frank, center, with family diarist  Anneliese Marie Frank
born on 6-12-1929 in Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany
expired 3-29-1945 in Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, Germany   age 15   cause: typhus; starvation
Yale halfback (1935-37)  Clinton Edward Frank   winner of the Heisman Trophy (1937)
born on 9-13-1915 in Saint Louis, Missouri
expired 7-7-1992 in Evanston, Illinois   age 76
 Edith Holländer Frank   Anne's mother
born on 1-16-1900 in Aachen, Germany
expired 1-6-1945 in Auschwitz concentration camp, Poland   age 44   cause: Zyklon-G poison gas
 Il'ja Mikhailovich Frank   shared the 1958 Nobel physics prize
born on 10-23-1908 in Saint Petersberg, Russia
expired 6-22-1990   age 81
AKS: Ilja Ilya b.10/10/1908 old style calendar
former NBC News producer/president  Israel Reuven Frank
born on 12-7-1920 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
expired 2-5-2006 in Englewood, New Jersey   age 85   cause: complications from pneumonia
attorney  John P. Frank   Ernesto Miranda's mouthpiece (1963-66); got the perp off without a warning; in 1992 was Anita Hill's legal advisor
born on 11-10-1917 in Appleton, Wisconsin
expired 9-7-2002 in Scottsdale, Arizona   age 84
National Pencil Company manager  Leo Max Frank   convicted & sentenced to death for the 1913 slaying of Mary Phagan; sentence commuted to life without parole by Georgia governor John Slaton; lynch mob (calling itself the Knights of Mary Phagan) stormed the Georgia State Prison at Milledgeville, took him to a place near Mary's birthplace and lynched him; this incident prompted the formation of the Anti-Defamation League of the B'nai Brith
born on 4-17-1884 in Cuero, Texas
expired 8-17-1915 in Frey's Grove, Georgia (near Marietta)   age 31   cause: murdered; lynched
 Margot Betti Frank   Anne's sister
born on 2-16-1926 in Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany
expired 3-27-1945 in Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, Germany   age 19   cause: typhus; starvation
writer/producer/director  Melvin Frank   directed Li'l Aber (1959) & A Touch of Class (1973)
born on 8-13-1913 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 10-14-1988 in Los Angeles, California   age 75
 Otto Heinrich Frank   Anne's father
born on 5-12-1889 in Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany
expired 8-19-1980 in Basel, Switzerland   age 91
cartoonist  Philip N. Frank Sr.   a 1968 MSU graduate — while there did editorial trips for the State News student newspaper; creator of the Farley & Elderberries strips
born on 3-27-1943 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
expired 9-12-2007 in Bolinas, California   age 64   cause: brain tumor
movie director  John Frankenheimer   made Manchurian Candidate (1962), Seven Days in May (1964), Black Sunday (1977) & Ronin (1998)
born on 2-19-1930 in New York, New York
expired 7-6-2002   age 72   cause: stroke; complications following spinal surgery
former Supreme Court justice (1939-62)  Felix Frankfurter   co-founder of the ACLU (1920)
born on 11-15-1882 in Vienna, Austria
expired 2-22-1965 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 82
publisher, inventor, revolutionary  Benjamin Franklin   first U.S. Postmaster General; invented the lightning rod and bi-focal eyeglasses; came up with "Daylight Saving Time" to save candles
¤wrote under the pen name of Richard Saunders
aka: "Poor Richard" 
born on 1-17-1706 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 4-17-1790 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania   age 84
Rev.  Clarence LeVaughn Franklin   Aretha's father; spent last five years of :life" in a coma after June 10, 1979 home invasion that resulted in two gunshot wounds
born on 1-22-1915 in Sunflower County, Mississippi
expired 7-27-1984 in Detroit, Michigan   age 69   cause: heart failure
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1980 DH, JW12.5%

That's All, Folks! lyricist  David "Dave" Franklin   co-wrote the merry melody The Merry-go-Round Broke Down for Guy Lombardo (1937) — you know it better as the Looney Tunes theme
expired 2-2-1970 in Los Angeles, California   age 70
Temptations signer  Melvin Franklin
¤real name: David English 
born on 10-12-1942 in Montgomery, Alabama
expired 2-22-1995 in Los Angeles, California   age 52
molecular biologist  Rosalind Elsie Franklin   an expert X-ray crystallographer; working with Maurice Wilkins made the images that Watson & Crick used (without her permission or knowledge) to demonstrate DNA's helical structure; she was the only one of the group to not share the 1962 Nobel Prize
born on 7-25-1920 in London, England
expired 4-16-1958 in London, England   age 37   cause: ovarian cancer; X-ray exposure
producer & director  Sidney Arnold Franklin   producer of Mrs. Miniver (1942); oscar winner); won 1943 Irving Thalberg Memorial Award
born on 3-21-1893 in San Francisco, California
expired 5-18-1972 in Santa Monica, California   age 79
Warner Brothers cartoon music composer  Milton J. Franklyn   wrote the music to "The Michigan Rag," sung by Michigan J. Frog, in One Froggy Evening cartoon (1955; lyrics by Michael Maltese & Chuck Jones)
born on 9-16-1897 in New York, New York
expired 4-2-1962 in Hollywood, California   age 64   cause: heart attack
murder victim  Robert "Bobby" Franks   Leopold & Loeb's "thrill-kill" victim
expired 5-21-1924 in Chicago, Illinois   age 14   cause: suffocation
actress  Mary Frann   played Bob's wife Joanna Loudon on Newhart (1982-90)
born on 2-27-1943 in Saint Louis, Missouri
expired 9-23-1998 in Los Angeles, California   age 55
Pipco co-founder  Warren Franscioni   eventually re-enlisted in the Air Force after their "Flying Saucer" was licensed to Wham-O
born on 4-7-1917
expired 5-??-1974   age
character actor  Arthur Franz   did a lot of lame sci-fi pix: he played Dr. Stuart Kelston in the original Invaders From Mars (1953)
born on 2-29-1920 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey
expired 6-17-2006 in Oxnard, California   age 86   cause: heart failure; emphysema
Prince of Liechtenstein  Franz Josef II
born on 8-16-1906 in Liechtenstein, Liechtenstein
expired 11-13-1989   age 83
last Austro-Hungarian Emperor (1848-1916 Austria; 1867-1916 Hungary)  Franz Joseph I
¤Full Name: Charles Francis Joseph Hapsburg 
born on 8-18-1830 in Vienna, Austria
expired 11-21-1916 in Vienna, Austria   age 86
Miss America pageant executive director (1941-67)  Lenora S. Slaughter Frapart   created the "talent" competition
born on 10-23-1906
expired 12-4-2000 in Ventnor City, New Jersey   age 94
AKS: Leonora Fraport
former UAW president (1977-83)  Douglas Andrew Fraser   was involved in the bail-out of Chrysler in the early 1980s
born on 12-18-1916 in Glasgow, Scotland
expired 2-23-2008 in Southfield, Michigan   age 91   cause: empysema
old soldier  James Fraser   one of last dozen surviving Canadian World War I soldiers
expired 12-7-2002 in Morrisburg, Ontario, Canada   age 104
Buffalo nickel (reverse); click to see obverse sculptor  James Earle Fraser   designed the U.S. "Buffalo" nickel; in 1912 used models: Northern Cheyenne Black Hills war leader Justin Two Moons (present at Little Big Horn), Sitting Bull (Sioux) aide Iron Tail (also at Little Big Horn), Kiowa Indian Adoeett and John Big Tree
born on 11-4-1876 in Winona, Minnesota
expired 10-11-1953 in Westport, Connecticut   age 76
character actress  Shelagh Fraser   played Aunt Beru in Star Wars IV
born on 11-25-1922 in Purley, Surrey, England
expired 8-29-2000   age 79
 Charles Fraser-Smith   Ian Fleming's inspiration for the James Bond character Q
expired 11-9-1992   age 88
Albanian political leader  Mehdi Frasheri   Albanian premier 1935-36; governor of Palestine
expired 5-25-1963 in Rome, Italy   age 88
wiseguy  Aladena James Fratianno   mob boss turned rat fink
¤aka: "Jimmy the Weasel" 
born on --1913
expired 6-30-1993   age 79
geezer  Giovanni Frau
born on 12-29-1890 in Orroli, Sardinia, Italy
expired 6-19-2003 in Orroli, Sardinia, Italy   age 112
vaudevillian & character actor  William Frawley   landlord Fred Mertz on I Love Lucy; stoggie-smoking "political advisor" in original Miracle on 34th Street
born on 2-26-1893 in Burlington, Iowa
expired 3-3-1966 in Hollywood, California   age 73
industrialist  Joseph Frazer   co-founder of Kaiser-Frazer Corp.; co-developed the original Jeep as president of Willys-Overland Motors (1939-43)
born on 3-4-1892 in Nashville, Tennessee
expired 8-7-1971 in Newport, Rhode Island   age 79   cause: cancer
Frank Frazetta's rendering of Conan the Barbarian Hugo-award winning fantasy artist  Frank Frazetta   illustrated Conan the Barbarian, Tarzan and John Carter of Mars stories & was published in numerous magazines (including Playboy)
¤born: Frank Frazzetta 
born on 2-9-1928 in Brooklyn, New York, New York
expired 5-10-2010 in Fort Myers, Florida   age 82   cause: stroke
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in March 1973 former heavyweight boxer  Joseph William "Joe" Frazier
born on 1-12-1944 in Beaufort, South Carolina
expired 11-7-2011 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania   age 67   cause: liver cancer
What, Me Worry? illustrator  Frank Kelly Freas   winner of 11 Hugo Awards; of his sci-fi work one of the most famous appeared on the cover of the October 1953 Astounding Science Fiction depicting a giant robot holding the body of a dead man in it's hand (the picture was later adapted for a rock band's album cover); was a cover artist for Mad Magazine (1958-62) drawing numerous depictions of magazine mascot Alfred E. Neuman
born on 8-27-1922 in Hornell, New York
expired 1-2-2005 in Los Angeles, California   age 82
gangster's moll  Evelyn "Billie" Frechette   John Dillinger's "great love"; did 2 years in Milan (MI) pen for harboring him
¤1st marriage: Mrs. Welton Spark
3rd marriage: Mrs. Art Tic 
born on 9-15-1907 in Neopit, Wisconsin
expired 1-13-1969 in Shawano, Wisconsin   age 61   cause: cancer
 Mark Frechette   lead actor in Zabriskie Point (1970)
born on 12-4-1947
expired 9-27-1975 in Norfolk, Massachusetts   age 27   cause: suffocation while weight lifting
to next Danish ruler: Margrethe II Danish monarch (1947-72)  King Frederick IX   head of the House of Glucksburg; husband of Queen Ingrid; father of Danish Queen Margrethe II
born on 3-11-1899
expired 1-14-1972 in Copenhagen, Denmark   age 72   cause: heart attack; pneumonia; influenza
cinematographer  Neal L. Fredericks   shot The Blair Witch Project (1999)
born on 7-24-1969
expired 8-14-2004 in Dry Tortugas, Florida   age 35   cause: drowned; plane crash
exiled Greek  Queen Mother Frederika   consort of Paul I; mother of Spanish Queen Sofia & Greek King Constantine XII
¤titles: Princess of Hanover, Duchess of Braunschweig-Lüneburg
full name: Louise Thyra Victoria Margarita Sophia Olga Cecilia Isabella Christina 
born on 4-18-1917 in Blankenburg, Germany
expired 2-6-1981 in Madrid, Spain   age 63   cause: heart failure
to the third President of the IOCto the first President of the IOC reviver of the Olympic Games  Pierre de Frédy   first Secretary-General of the Olympics; second head of the International Olympic Committee (1896-1925)
¤aka: Le Baron Pierre de Coubertin 
born on 1-1-1863 in Paris, France
expired 9-2-1937 in Geneva, Switzerland   age 74   cause: heart attack
advertising executive  Forrest William Free   came up with National Airlines suggestive ad campaign "I'm Cheryl — Fly Me"
born on 8-28-1928 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
expired 1-1-2003 in Poughkeepsie, New York   age 74   cause: complications from lung cancer
radio disc jockey  Alan Freed   coined term "Rock and Roll"; got caught with hand out during the 1960s payola scandal
born on 12-5-1922 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania
expired 1-20-1965 in Palm Springs, California   age 42
movie musical producer  Arthur Freed   won two Academy Awards; wrote Singin' in the Rain (1929); produced The Wizard of Oz (1939), An American in Paris (1951) and Gigi (1958)
born on 9-9-1894 in Charleston, South Carolina
expired 4-12-1973 in Hollywood, California   age 78   cause: heart attack
songwriter  Max C. Freedman   co-wrote Rock Around the Clock (1953)
born on 1-8-1893 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 10-8-1962 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania   age 69
 Rose Freedman   last survior of the Triangle Shirtwaist Co. fire (March 25, 1911) in New York
¤born: Rose Rosenfeld 
born on 3-27-1893 in Vienna, Lower Austria, Austria-Hungary
expired 2-15-2001 in Beverly Hills, California   age 107
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2000 RR14%
2001 RR12½%
   Scored 4.3000 solo points

movie director  Thornton Freeland   made Whoopee! (1930) & Flying Down to Rio (1933)
born on 2-10-1898 in Hope, North Dakota
expired 5-22-1987 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida   age 89
Dr.  David Guthrie Freeman   won 1949 All-England badminton championship; seven-time U.S. champion
born on 9-6-1920 in Pasadena, California
expired 6-28-2001 in San Diego, California   age 80   cause: Merkle cell carcinoma
tv animal trainer  Elias Franklin Freeman   trainer of Cleo the Basset Hound (on 1950s People's Choice), Higgins (aka: Benji) on Petticoat Junction (rescued from Burbank animal shelter in 1960), Arnold Ziffel from Green Acres & Tramp on My Three Sons
¤aka: Frank Inn 
born on 5-8-1916 in Camby, Indiana
expired 7-27-2002 in Sylmar, California   age 86   cause: complications from fall; diabetes
anthropologist Dr.  John Derek Freeman   debunker of Margaret Mead's claptrap hooie
born on 8-16-1916 in Wellington, New Zealand
expired 7-6-2001 in Canberra, Australia   age 84
ubiquitous character actress  Kathleen Freeman   played General Burkhalter's husband-seeking sister Gertrude Linkmeier on Hogan's Heroes; appeared on Broadway in The Full Monty
born on 2-17-1919 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 8-23-2001 in New York, New York   age 82   cause: lung cancer
tenor sax player  Lawrence "Bud" Freeman
born on 4-13-1906 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 3-15-1991 in Chicago, Illinois   age 84
tv actor/writer/producer  Leonard Freeman   created the Hawaii Five-O tv crime series (1968)
born on 10-31-1920 in Sonoma County, California
expired 1-20-1974 in Palo Alto, California   age 53   cause: complications from heart surgery
former Minnesota governor (1954-61)  Orville Lothrup Freeman   Kennedy/Johnson agriculture secretary (1961-69)
born on 5-9-1918 in Minneapolis, Minnesota
expired 2-20-2003 in Minneapolis, Minnesota   age 84   cause: complications from Alzheimer's disease
former actress  Rose Marie Freeman   appeared in Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956) & 20 Million Miles to Earth (1957); widow of Hawaii Five-O creator Leonard Freeman — oversaw the series reboot (2010)
¤née: Emma
nom-de-cinema: Joan Taylor 
born on 8-18-1929 in Lake Forest, Illinois
expired 3-4-2012 in Santa Monica, California   age 82
Gemini astronaut  Theodore C. Freeman   killed in T-38 trainer crash
born on 2-18-1930 in Haverford, Pennsylvania
expired 10-31-1964 in Houston, Texas   age 34   cause: plane crash
British Nazi proponent  David Bertram Ogilvy Freeman-Mitford   father of Deborah, Diana, Unity, Pamela and Nancy Freeman-Mitford
¤title: Lord Redesdale 
expired 3-17-1958 in Northumberland, England   age 80
 Nancy Freeman-Mitford   sister of Deborah, Diana, Jessica, Pamela and Unity
born on 11-28-1904 in Chelsea, England
expired 6-30-1973 in Versailles, France   age 68
1930s "perfect Aryan beauty"  Unity Valkyrie Freeman-Mittford   daughter of Baron Redesdale; sister-in-law of British Facist Sir Oswald Mosley; disciple of Adolf Hitler; attempted suicide in 1939 after Germany invaded Poland (shot self in head with pistol); spent last nine years as a veggie in a nursing home
expired 5-29-1948 in Oban, Scotland   age 33   cause: meningitis
George Fenneman and Paul Frees in `The Thing' actor & narrator  Paul Frees   played Dr. Vorhees in The Thing From Outer Space (1951); provided the voice of John Beresford Tipton on The Millionaire tv series (1955-60), the "voice" of the aliens in Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956), the voice of Colossus in Colossus: The Forbin Project (1969) and the cartoon character voices of Inspector Fenwick on Dudley Dooright and Boris Badenov on Rocky and Bulwinkle; original voice of Pillsbury icon Poppin' Fresh
¤born: Solomon Hersh Frees
nickname: the man of a thousand voices 
born on 6-22-1920 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 11-2-1986 in Tiborn, California   age 66
former cotton & alfalfa farmer  George Elston Freestone   oldest Boy Scout, joining L.A. troup in 1910
born on 7-28-1898 in Safford, Arizona
expired 2-8-2003 in Mesa, Arizona   age 104
Illinois death row inmate  James Frei Jr.
expired 3-22-1995   age 41   cause: executed; lethal injection
AKS: Free
tv producer  Fred Freiberger   worked on Ben CaseyWild, Wild West & original Star Trek series (3rd season; 1968-69)
born on 2-19-1915 in New York, New York
expired 3-2-2003 in Bel Air, California   age 88
 Ella Wieder Freilich   Senator Joe Lieberman's mother-in-law
born on 1-17-1918
expired 8-6-2004 in Englewood, New Jersey   age 86
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2001 TEX12½%

Looney Toones & Merry Melodies director  Isadore "Friz" Freleng   created Yosemite Sam; drew first Warner Brothers cartoon Sinkin' in the Bathtub
born on 8-21-1906 in Kansas City, Missouri
expired 5-26-1995 in Los Angeles, California   age 88
character actress  Susan French   played the elder Elise McKenna in Somewhere in Time (1980) & Sev Maylore in the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode Man of the People (1992)
¤Susan Frances Moultrie 
born on 1-23-1912
expired 4-6-2004 in Santa Monica, California   age 91
actor  Victor French   appeared on Highway to Heaven
born on 12-4-1934 in Los Angeles, California
expired 6-15-1989   age 54
Luftwaffe photographer  Walter Frentz   worked on Triumph of the Will (1934) & Olympia (1936); took lots of pictures of Hitler
born on 8-21-1907 in Heilbrunn, Germany
expired 7-6-2004 in Uberlingen-am-Badersee, Germany   age 96
stage/movie actor  Pierre Fresnay   played Marius Olivier in Marcel Pagnol's trilogy Marius (1931), Fanny (1932) & César (1936); played Captain Boieldieu in Le Grande Illusion (1937)
¤born: Pierre-Jules Laudenbach 
born on 4-4-1897 in Paris, France
expired 1-9-1975 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France   age 77   cause: respiratory ailment
pioneer psychoanalyst  Sigmund Freud   sometimes a death is just a death
born on 5-6-1856 in Freiberg, Moravia
expired 9-23-1939 in London, England   age 83   cause: suicide; morphine overdose; oral cancer
psychologist  Herbert Freudenberger   in 1974 coined term burnout ("the extinction of motivation or incentive, especially where one's devotion to a cause or relationship fails to produce the desired results")
born on 11-26-1926 in Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany
expired 11-29-1999 in New York, New York   age 73   cause: cardiac failure
cinematographer  Karl Freund   filmed Metropolis (1927); also long-time photographer of the I Love Lucy tv show
born on 1-16-1890 in Königinhof, Bavaria, Austria-Hungary
expired 5-3-1969 in Santa Monica, California   age 79
former Ford design engineer  Donald Nelson Frey   lead the team that designed the Mustang auotomobile (introduced at the New York Worlds Fair on April 17, 1964); was also the Chairman & CEO of Bell & Howell
born on 3-13-1923 in Saint Louis, Missouri
expired 3-5-2010 in Evanston, Illinois   age 86   cause: stroke
Rev.  Marvin V. Frey   wrote Kum Ba Yah
born on 12-19-1918
expired 11-28-1992   age 73
Brazalian media baron  Octavio Frias de Oliveira
born on 8-5-2007 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
expired 4-24-2007 in São Paulo, Brazil   age 94   cause: kidney failure
fomer Continental Grain chairman  Michel Fribourg
born on 8-11-1913 in Antwerp, Belgium
expired 4-10-2001 in New York, New York   age 87
to next Baseball Commissioner: William Eckertto previous Baseball Commissioner: Happy Chandler former Baseball Commissioner (September 20, 1951 to November 16, 1965)  Ford Christopher Frick   National League president (1934-51); founded the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1938
born on 12-19-1894 in Wawaka, Indiana
expired 4-8-1978 in Bronxville, New York   age 83   cause: complications from strokes
actress  Florida Friebus   played Dobie Gillis' mom on tv
born on 10-10-1909 in Auburndale, Massachusetts
expired 5-27-1988 in Laguna Niguel, California   age 79
journalist  Alfred Hermann Fried   influenced by Bertha von Suttner became a leader in the peace movement; shared the 1911 Nobel peace prize
born on 11-11-1864 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary
expired 5-5-1921 in Vienna, Austria   age 56   cause: lung infection
director & Actors' Studio teacher  Martin Fried
born on 10-12-1927 in New York, New York
expired 3-28-2000 in New York, New York   age 72   cause: aneurism
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in September 1992 feminist crone  Betty Naomi Friedan   wrote The Feminine Mystique (1963); co-founder of NOW — The National Organization for Women (1966)
¤born: Bettye Naomi Goldstein
the former Mrs. Carl Friedan 
born on 2-4-1921 in Peoria, Illinois
expired 2-4-2006 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 85   cause: congestive heart failure
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2000 ANG14%
2005BYE, GHG8.7%
2006BYE, TFM6.7%
   Scored 5.2500 points

AKS: Freidan Freedan
movie composer  Hugo Friedhofer   received oscar for scoring Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
born on 5-3-1901 in San Francisco, California
expired 5-17-1981 in Hollywood, California   age 80   cause: complications from injuries sustained in fall
el-schlocko movie producer  David Frank "Dave" Friendman   made Blood Feast (1963) & Ilsa: She-Wolf of the S.S.; purportedly sat next to Kurt Vonnegut in a college calculus class
born on 12-24-1923 in Birmingham, Alabama
expired 2-14-2011 in Aniston, Alabama   age 87   cause: heart failure
former stripper/junkie  Honey Bruce Friedman   one-time wife of Lenny Bruce (1951-57); mother of Kitty Bruce (b.1955)
¤born: Harriett Jolliff
aka: "Hot Honey Harlow"
Mrs. Jeffrey Friedman 
born on 8-15-1927 in Manila, Arkansas
expired 9-12-2005 in Honolulu, Hawaii   age 78   cause: complications from colitis
 Maurice H. Friedman   developed the "rabbit test" for pregnancy
born on 10-27-1903
expired 3-8-1991   age 87
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in February 1973 1976 Nobel prize-winning economist  Milton Friedman   taught at the University of Chicago (1946-76)
born on 7-31-1912 in Brooklyn, New York, New York
expired 11-16-2006 in San Francisco, California   age 94   cause: heart failure
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2006ANG, SPIT6.7%
   Scored 4.3500 points

economist  Rose Director Friedman   widow of Milton Friedman
born on 12-25-1910 in Charterosk, Ukraine, Russian Empire
expired 8-18-2009 in Davis, California   age 98   cause: heart ailment
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movie producer  Stephen Friedman   produced The Last Picture Show, Slap Shot and The Big Easy
born on 3-15-1937 in New York, New York
expired 10-4-1996 in Brentwood, California   age 59   cause: multiple myeloma
German rocket developer  Hans R. Friedrich   co-developed the V-2 rocket and the Atlas ICBM
expired 12-6-1958 in San Diego, California   age 47
former pro wrassler  Robert H. Friedrich
¤aka: "Ed `Strangler' Lewis
born on 6-30-1891 in Nekoosa, Wisconsin
expired 8-7-1966 in Muskogee, Oklahoma   age 75
song writer  Cliff Friend   co-wrote The Merry-go-Round Broke Down for Guy Lombardo (1937 ; the Looney Tunes theme)
born on 10-1-1893 in Cincinnati, Ohio
expired 6-27-1974 in Las Vegas, Nevada   age 80
tv producer  Edwin S. Friendly Jr.   co-created Laugh-In (with George Schlatter) & Little House on the Prairie
born on 4-8-1922 in New York, New York
expired 6-17-2007 in Rancho Santa Fe, California   age 85   cause: cancer
former CBS news president (1964-66)  Fred W. Friendly   one of "Murrow's Boys"; producer of CBS Reports documentary Harvest of Shame
¤born: Ferdinand Friendly Wachenheimer 
born on 10-30-1915 in New York, New York
expired 3-3-1998 in New York, New York   age 82
British photographer and inventor  William Edward Friese-Greene   built first "practical" motion picture camera (1889)
born on 9-7-1855 in Bristol, Avon, England
expired 5-5-1921 in London, England   age 65
 Gordon Friesen   with wife co-founded the folk song journal Broadside (1962)
born on 3-3-1909 in Weatherford, Oklahoma
expired 10-15-1996 in New York, New York   age 87
operetta composer  Rudolf Friml   wrote Indian Love Call (from his operetta The Firefly; 1912) and Rose Marie
born on 12-7-1879 in Prague, Bohemia
expired 11-12-1972 in Hollywood, California   age 92
"Fordham Flash" & N.Y. Giants second baseman  Frank Francis "Frankie" Frisch   managed the Saint Louis Cardinals "Gashouse Gang"
born on 9-9-1898 in New York, New York
expired 3-12-1972 in Wilmington, Delaware   age 73   cause: cardiac arrest; complications from car crash
Swiss novelist  Max Frisch
born on 5-15-1911 in Zürich, Switzerland
expired 4-4-1991 in Zürich, Switzerland   age 79
economist  Ragnar Anton Kittil Frisch   shared the first Nobel Prize in economics
born on 3-3-1895 in Oslo, Norway
expired 1-31-1973 in Oslo, Norway   age 77
country singer  William Orville "Lefty" Frizzell   had hit song Saginaw Michigan (1964)
born on 3-31-1928 in Corsicana, Texas
expired 7-19-1975 in Nashville, Tennessee   age 47   cause: stroke
He Loves Gold! actor  Gerd Fröbe   played James Bond villain Auric Goldfinger
¤real name: Karl-Gerhart Fröber 
born on 2-25-1912 in Planitz, Germany
expired 9-5-1988 in München, Germany   age 76   cause: heart attack
AKS: Frobe
tutonic educator  Friedrich Wilhelm August Froebel   created the Kindergarten system (1936)
born on 4-21-1782 in Oberweissbach, Germany
expired 6-21-1852 in Marienthal, Germany   age 70
the Alvin (submerged) former General Mills engineer  Harold Edward "Bud" Froehlich   designed and built the Alvin submersible — it found the submerged H-bomb in the Mediterranean Sea off Palomares, Spain (1966) & was used by Robert Ballard to explore the wreck of the Titanic (it was named after Woods Hole engineer Allyn Vine, not the cartoon chipmunk)
born on 7-13-1922 in Minneapolis, Minnesota
expired 5-19-2007 in Maplewood, Minnesota   age 84
actor  Gustav Fröhlich   had male lead in Metropolis (1927) playing Freder; marriage to actress Lída Baarová (1935-38) came to an end when he walked in on her boffing Nazi propaganda minister Göbbels (his mistress since 1935)
born on 3-21-1902 in Hannover, Prussia, Germany
expired 12-22-1987 in Lugano, Switzerland   age 85
AKS: Frohlich
diminutive character actor  Siegfried "Sig" Frohlich   played one of the Flying Monkeys in The Wizard of Oz 1939) — he's the one that swooped down and grabbed Toto in the forest
born on 1-8-1910 in Kozova, Galicia, Russian Empire (now Ukraine)
expired 9-30-2005 in Los Angeles, California   age 95   cause: pneumonia
Broadway producer  Charles Frohman   brother of Daniel
born on 6-17-1860 in Sandusky, Ohio
expired 5-7-1915 in Old Head of Kinsale, Ireland   age 54   cause: drowned aboard Lusitania
Broadway producer  Daniel Frohman   co-founded Famous Players Film Co. (1912); brother of Charles
born on 8-22-1851 in Sandusky, Ohio
expired 12-26-1940 in New York, New York   age 89
architect  Philip Hubert Frohman   took over design & construction of the Washington National Cathedral in 1921; full name: Episcopal Cathedral Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul
born on 11-16-1887 in New York, New York
expired 10-30-1972 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 84   cause: injuries sustained on 8/7 when struck by automobile
character actor  David W. Froman   had recurring role of Lt. Bob Brooks on Matlock lawyer/crime drama (1986-94); was Captain K'Nera on Star Trek: The Next Generation episode Heart of Glory (1988)
born on 12-31-1938 in Miami, Oklahoma
expired 2-8-2010 in Miami, Oklahoma   age 71   cause: cancer
comedian  Milton Frome
born on 2-24-1908
expired 3-21-1989 in Woodland Hills, California   age 81   cause: heart failure
psychoanalyst Dr.  Erich Fromm
born on 3-23-1900 in Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany
expired 3-18-1980 in Muralto, Switzerland   age 79   cause: heart attack
oft-married football Rams owner  Georgia Irwin Geiger Johnson Wyler Hayes Rosenbloom Frontiere   inherited team from deceased hubby; moved it to St. Louis (1995)
born on 11-21-1927 in Saint Louis, Missouri
expired 1-18-2008 in Los Angeles, California   age 80   cause: breast cancer
   Contest Selectors
2008RAVN, XXX6.3%
   Scored 5.7500 points

poet  Robert Lee Frost   won four Pulitzer prizes
born on 3-26-1874 in San Francisco, California
expired 1-29-1963 in Boston, Massachusetts   age 88
"pioneering" break dancer  Wayne A. Frost   appeared in Flashdance (1983)
¤aka: "Frosty Freeze
born on 12-4-1963
expired 4-3-2008 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 44
AKS: b-boying
big rig trailer manufacturer  Harvey Charles Fruehauf   co-founder of Fruehauf Trailer Co.
born on 12-15-1893 in Grosse Pointe, Michigan
expired 10-14-1968 in Detroit, Michigan   age 74
supergeezer  Bertha Fry   had been the third-oldest person in the world
born on 12-1-1893 in Madison, Switzerland County, Indiana
expired 11-14-2007 in Muncie, Indiana   age 113   cause: pneumonia
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 3.7000 solo points

AKS: Frey
British playwright  Christopher Fry
born on 12-18-1907 in Bristol, Avon, England
expired 6-30-2005 in Chichester, West Sussex, England   age 97
   Contest Selectors
2003 JL5.6%

album cover of Frye's 'Radio Free Nixon' disc impressionist  David Frye   did a spot-on Nixon; also did lots of 1960s politicians & pop-culture icons
¤real name: David Shapiro 
born on 11-21-1933 in Brooklyn, New York, New York
expired 1-24-2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada   age 77   cause: cardiopulmonary arrest
AKS: Fry Frey Freigh
terminally typecast actor  Dwight Iliff Frye   Renfield in Dracula (1931), Fritz in Frankenstein (1931), Karl in Bride of Frankenstein (1935), "villager" in Son of Frankenstein (1939), another "villager" in Ghost of Frankenstein (1942) and Rudi in Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943)
born on 2-22-1899 in Salina, Kansas
expired 11-7-1943   age 44   cause: heart attack
3-time Tony winning Broadway producer  Robert Fryer   produced Wonderful Town, Auntie Mame, Mame, Sweet Charity, Sweeney Todd, Chiago & Noises Off; also produced The Shining (1980)
born on 11-18-1917 in Washington, District of Columbia
expired 5-28-2000 in Los Angeles, California   age 82   cause: complications from Parkinson's disease
 Voytek Frykowski
born on 12-22-1936 in Poland
expired 8-9-1969 in Los Angeles, California   age 32   cause: murdered; shot twice, struck over head 13 times, stabbed 51 times
AKS: Wojciech Voytak Wojicieck Wojtek Voityck
Imperial Japanese Navy commander  Mitsuo Fuchida   led the attack on Pearl Harbor; radioed back the coded success message Tora, Tora, Tora; spent postwar period as a Christian missionary
born on 12-3-1903 in Nago, Japan
expired 5-30-1976 in Kashihara, Japan   age 72
commie spy physicist  Emil Klaus Julius Fuchs   provided Stalin with the designs to build an A-bomb
born on 12-29-1911 in Russelsheim, Germany
expired 1-28-1988 in Berlin, Germany   age 76
Antarctic explorer Sir  Vivian Fuchs   first person to make a surface crossing of the continent (1957-58)
born on 2-11-1908 in Isle of Wight, England
expired 11-11-1999 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England   age 91
Sir  Vivian Ernest Fuchs
born on 2-11-1908 in Freshwater, Isle of Wight, England
expired 11-11-1999 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England   age 91
character actor  Alan Fudge
born on 2-27-1944 in Witchita, Kansas
expired 10-10-2011 in Los Angeles, California   age 67   cause: lung & liver cancer
David Hume Kennerly's 1978 photo of Gregorio with Margaux Hemingway noted Cuban fisherman  Gregorio Fuentes   captain of Hemingway's boat El Pilar; inspiration for title character in The Old Man and the Sea (1952)
born on 7-11-1897 in Lanzarote, Canary Islands
expired 1-13-2002 in Cojimar, Cuba   age 104   cause: cancer
Japanese aviator  Nobuo Fujita   only pilot to bomb mainland U.S. during World War II; used a modular plane (delivered by submarine) to make two bombing runs (September 9 & 23) in the Brookings, Oregon area
expired 9-30-1997 in Tokyo, Japan   age 85   cause: lung cancer
University of Chicago meteorologist Dr.  Tetsuya Theodore "Ted" Fujita   first to describe downbursts & microbursts --- straight-line winds of up to 150 miles-per-hour; inventor of the eponymous Tornado Rating Scale (along with Allen Pearson)
born on 10-23-1920 in Kitakyushu City, Japan
expired 11-19-1998 in Chicago, Illinois   age 78
movie director  Kinji Fukasaku   did a bunch of yakuza movies & co-directed Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)
born on 7-3-1930 in Mito, Japan
expired 1-12-2003 in Tokyo, Japan   age 72   cause: prostate cancer
former Japanese prime minister (1976-78)  Takeo Fukuda
born on 1-14-1905
expired 7-5-1995 in Tokyo, Japan   age 90
   Contest Selectors
1979 HFS7.7%

 Kenichi Fukui   shared the 1981 Nobel chemistry prize
born on 10-4-1918 in Nara, Japan
expired 1-9-1988 in Kyoto, Japan   age 69
former Arkansas senator (1945-74)  James William Fulbright
born on 4-9-1905 in Sumner, Missouri
expired 2-9-1995 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 89
   Contest Selectors
1979 DO7.7%
1980 DO6.3%

brush company founder (1910)  Alfred Carl Fuller
born on 1-13-1885 in Berwick, Kings County, Nova Scotia, Canada
expired 12-4-1973 in Hartford, Connecticut   age 88   cause: bone marrow disease
singer  Bobby Fuller   had 1966 hit with I Fought The Law
born on 10-22-1943 in Goose Creek, Texas
expired 7-18-1966 in Los Angeles, California   age 22   cause: gasoline ingestion
actress & one-time Ed Wood girlfriend  Dolores Fuller   appeared in Glen of Glenda (1953), Jail Bait (1954) & Bride of the Monster (1955); had to share her angora sweaters with Eddie; she later wrote songs for Elvis movies (with Ben Weisman)
¤born: Dolores Eble
Mrs. Philip Chamberlin 
born on 3-10-1923 in South Bend, Indiana
expired 5-9-2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada   age 88   cause: complications from strokes
former AP president (1976-85)  Edwin Keith Fuller
born on 1-19-1923 in Arlington, Kansas
expired 6-7-2002 in Chevy Chase, Maryland   age 79   cause: Alzheimer's disease
old biddy  Ida Fuller   received first Social Security check, issued 1/31/1940, for $22.54 (she had contributed a total of $22 in payroll taxes & received more than $20,000); a classmate of Calvin Coolidge at Blade River Academy
born on 9-6-1874 in Ludlow, Vermont
expired 1-27-1975 in Brattleboro, Vermont   age 100
blues musician  Jesse "Lone Cat" Fuller   one-man-band musician playing the 12-string guitar, kazoo, harmonica, washboard & cymbal
born on 3-12-1896 in Jonesboro, Georgia
expired 1-28-1976 in Oakland, California   age 79
Lance Fuller as Braack (Exeter's assistant) receiving instructions from the Monitor of Metaluna via Interociter bit-part actor  Lance Fuller   played Braack (Exeter's weasel assistant) in This Island Earth (1955); briefly married to Joi Lansing (1951-53)
born on 12-6-1928 in Somerset, Kentucky
expired 12-22-2001 in Los Angeles, California   age 73
former lawyer  Millard Dean Fuller   after law school co-founded big bux marketing firm with Morris Dees; with wife Linda (b.1941) co-founded Habitat for Humanity (1976); was booted out of it for harrassing the females
born on 1-3-1935 in Lanett, Alabama
expired 2-3-2009 in Americus, Georgia   age 74
biochemist  Ray W. Fuller   co-discoverer of Prozac (with Dr. Brian Mulloy & Dr. David Wong)
born on 12-16-1935 in Dongola, Illinois
expired 8-11-1996 in Greenwood, Indiana   age 60   cause: leukemia
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in February 1972 (2nd) geodesic dome architect  Richard Buckminster Fuller   namesake of chemical compounds known as Buckminsterfullerenes (aka "Buckyballs")
born on 7-12-1895 in Milton, Massachusetts
expired 7-1-1983 in Los Angeles, California   age 87
   Contest Selectors
1979 DW, MM, MS, RR30.8%
1980 DR, MM, RR, VA25.0%

adventurer, inventor  Robert Edison Fulton Jr.   built a flying car (the "Airphibian") in 1947; his "Skyhook" aerial rescure system was seen in Thunderball; was present at the opening of King Tut's tomb
born on 4-15-1909 in New York, New York
expired 5-7-2004 in Newtown, Connecticut   age 95
last survivor of Bonnie & Clyde's gang  Ralph Smith Fults
born on 1-23-1911 in Anna, Texas
expired 3-15-1993 in Dallas, Texas   age 82
reference work publisher  Isaac Kauffman Funk   co-founded Funk and Wagnalls (1890)
born on 9-10-1839 in Clifton, Ohio
expired 4-4-1912 in Montclair, New Jersey   age 72
Candid Cameraman  Allen Funt
born on 9-16-1914 in New York, New York
expired 9-5-1999 in Pebble Beach, California   age 84   cause: complications from 1993 stroke
Motown singer/songwriter/producer  Harvey Fuqua
born on 7-27-1929 in Lexington, Kentucky
expired 7-6-2010 in Detroit, Michigan   age 80   cause: heart attack
politician/businessman  John Brooks Fuqua   raised by maternal grandparents after mother's death (he changed his surname to theirs); lead Fuqua Industries conglomerate from its founding until 1988
¤born: John Brooks Elam Jr. 
born on 6-26-1918 in Prospect, Prince Edward County, Virginia
expired 4-12-2006 in Atlanta, Georgia   age 87   cause: complications from bronchitis
pharmacologist  Robert Francis Furchgott   shared the 1998 Nobel prize in medicine for his work with the gas nitric oxide (not the same as nitrous oxide)
born on 6-4-1916 in Charleston, South Carolina
expired 5-19-2009 in Seattle, Washington   age 92
Utah Jazz pro basketball player  Terry Furlow
born on 10-18-1954
expired 5-23-1980 in Linndale, Ohio   age 25   cause: freeway car crash (fell asleep at wheel?)
consumer advocate  Elizabeth Mary "Betty" Furness
born on 1-3-1916 in New York, New York
expired 4-2-1994   age 78
former Pittsburgh Steelers tackle (1972-80)  Stephen R. "Steve" Furness   coached at the college & pro levels
born on 12-5-1950
expired 2-9-2000 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania   age 49   cause: heart attack
oscar-winning art director  Anton Furst   did visual design for Batman (based upon the art & set design of the movie Metropolis (1926)), Alien, Moonraker and Full Metal Jacket
¤born: Anthony Francis Furst 
born on 5-6-1944 in London, England
expired 11-24-1991 in Los Angeles, California   age 47   cause: suicide
actor/playwright  George Furth   writer of "Company" (1970; 1971 Tony for Best Book-Musical); played railway agent Woodcock in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), Charlie Flagler in Myra Breckinridge (1971) & Van Johnson in Blazing Saddles (1974)
¤born: George Schweinfurth 
born on 12-14-1932 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 8-11-2008 in Santa Monica, California   age 75   cause: lung infection
astrophysicist  Harold P. Furth   originator of the Tokamak Fusion Test Reactor (1983-97)
born on 1-13-1930 in Vienna, Austria
expired 2-21-2002 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania   age 72   cause: heart ailment
Berlin Philharmonic conductor  Wilhelm Furtwaengler   led orchestra during most of Nazi era
born on 1-25-1886 in Berlin, Germany
expired 11-30-1954 in Baden-Baden, Germany   age 68
writer  Gertrud Anna Fussenegger   grande dame of Austrian literature
¤aka: Dorn-Fussenegger 
born on 5-8-1912 in Pilsen, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary
expired 3-19-2009 in Linz, Upper Austria, Austria   age 96
   Contest Selectors
   Did Not Score - insufficient category citations (two to be exact)

Soviet film actress  Zoya Alexyevna Fyodorova   had child (Viktoriya, conceived on VE Day) by then U.S. Captain & Naval attaché Jackson Tate during WWII; shipped to labor camp by Stalin for 8 years following child's birth
born on 12-21-1912 in Saint Petersburg, Russia
expired 12-13-1981 in Moscow, Russia, USSR   age 68   cause: shot to death during robbery of apartment

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