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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

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