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author  Eleanor Alice Burford Hibbert
¤pen names: Victoria Holt, Philippa Carr, Jean Plaidy, Eleanor Burford, Ellalice Tate, Elbur Ford and Kathleen Kellow 
born on 9-1-1906 in London, England
expired 1-18-1993 in Eastern Mediterranean Sea (cruising)   age 86
singer  Albert George Hibbler
born on 8-16-1915 in Tyro, Mississippi
expired 4-24-2001 in Chicago, Illinois   age 85
   Contest Selectors
2005TBC

Disney nature film producer/narrator  Winston Hibler   made The Living Desert (1953), The Vanishing Prairie (1954) & The African Lion (1955); won best live action short oscar for Men Against the Arctic
born on 10-8-1910 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
expired 8-8-1976 in Burbank, California   age 65
first Nixon Interior secretary (1969-70)  Walter Joseph "Wally" Hickel   had also been governor of "Wally-World" (Alaska: 1966-69 & 1990-94)
born on 8-18-1919 in Claflin, Kansas
expired 5-7-2010 in Anchorage, Alaska   age 90
former Iowa senator (1945-68)  Bourke Blakemore Hickenlooper   Iowa governor (1943-45); co-author of the Atomic Energy Act (1954)
born on 7-21-1896 in Blockton, Iowa
expired 9-4-1971 in Shelter Island, New York   age 75   cause: heart attack
Hall-of-Fame NFL player  Robert Eugene Hickerson   a guard for the Browns & Steelers
born on 2-15-1935 in Trenton, Tennessee
expired 10-20-2008 in Olmsted Falls, Ohio   age 73
   Contest Selectors
2008LMLD3.1%
   Scored 7.7000 solo points

former NFL coach  Howard Wayne "Red" Hickey   coached the San Francisco 49ers (1959-63), going 27-27-1; in a game against Buffalo in November 1960 he effectively employed his new offensive formation called the "shotgun" because it spread receivers all over the field
born on 2-14-1917 in Hickeyville, Arkansas
expired 3-30-2006 in Aptos, California   age 89
decrepit actor  William Hickey   played a dying mafia don in Prizzi's Honor and a dying string magnate in Mouse Hunt
born on 9-19-1928 in New York, New York
expired 6-29-1997 in New York, New York   age 68   cause: emphysema & bronchitis
inventor  Ronald Price Hickman   was a deisgner for the Lotus automobile; invented the Black & Decker Workmate folding/portable workbench (1961-72)
born on 10-21-1932 in Breytown, Natal, South Africa
expired 2-17-2011 in Saint Brélade, Isle of Jersey   age 78   cause: complications from fall
western "entertainer" & poker player  James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickock   toured with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show; shot in the back of the head by Jack McCall while playing poker in Saloon No.10 in Deadwood (made the mistake of having his back to the door); the cards he held, two pair (Aces and Eights), are now referred to as the "Dead Man's Hand"
born on 5-27-1837 in Troy Grove, Illinois
expired 8-2-1876 in Deadwood, Dakota Territory   age 39   cause: bullet to brain
Texas death row inmate  David Hicks   raped/murdered his grandmother (Ocolor Hesser, age 87) in April, 1988
born on 1-15-1962
expired 1-20-2000 in Huntsville, Texas   age 37   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2000 TEX14%
   Scored 11.3000 solo points

 John Richard Hicks   shared the 1972 Nobel prize in economics
born on 4-8-1904 in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England
expired 5-20-1989 in Blockley, Gloucestershire, England   age 85
actress  Maxine Elliott Hicks   as Susie May Squoggs slapped Mary Pickford in Poor Little Rich Girl (1917)
born on 10-5-1904 in Denver, Colorado
expired 1-10-2000 in San Clemente, California   age 95
actress  Joan Hickson
born on 8-5-1906 in Kingsthorpe, Northampton, England
expired 10-17-1998 in Colchester, Essex, England   age 92
radio antenna designer  Hidetsugu Yagi   an electrical engineering professor at Tohoku University; deisnged famed antenna with his assitant Shintaro Uda (1896-1976)
born on 1-28-1886 in Osaka, Japan
expired 1-19-1976 in Tokyo, Japan   age 89
Nazi Labor Service war criminal  Konstantin Hierl
born on 2-24-1875
expired 9-23-1955 in Heidelberg, Germany   age 80
snooker player  Alexander Gordon Higgins
born on 3-18-1949 in Belfast, Northern Ireland
expired 7-24-2010 in Belfast, Northern Ireland   age 61   cause: throat cancer
   Contest Selectors
2003 MB5.6%

filmmaker  Colin Higgins   wrote Harold and Maude (1971), Foul Play (1978) and Nine to Five (1980)
born on 7-28-1941 in Noumea, New Caledonia
expired 8-4-1988 in Beverly Hills, California   age 47   cause: complications from AIDS
petroleum explorer  Patillo Higgins   discoverer of the Spindletop oil field
born on 12-5-1863 in Sabine Pass, Texas
expired 6-5-1955 in San Antonio, Texas   age 91
jazz drummer  Ronald William "Billy" Higgins Sr.
¤nickname: "Smiling Billy" 
born on 10-11-1936 in Los Angeles, California
expired 5-3-2001 in Inglewood, California   age 64   cause: pneumonia; kidney & liver failure
Reggae performer  Joe Higgs   mentor to Jimmy Cliff & Bob Marley
born on 6-3-1940 in Kingston, Jamaica
expired 12-20-1999 in Los Angeles, California   age 59   cause: cancer
tv comedy writer  Nat Hiken   created Car 54, Where Are You? and the Phil Silvers Show (Sgt. Bilko)
born on 6-13-1914 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 12-7-1968 in Brentwood, California   age 54   cause: heart attack
former Disney animator  David Hilberman   worked at the studio (1936-42) until he led a strike against poor working conditions and pay — Uncle Walter paid him back a decade later when he labeled him a communist & got him blacklisted; co-founded the UPA (United Productions of America) animation studio and Tempo Productions (went el-foldo when commie charges were made)
born on 12-18-1911 in Cleveland, Ohio
expired 7-5-2007 in Palo Alto, California   age 95
retired University of Michigan prof.  Morton S. Hilbert   co-founded Earth Day
born on 1-3-1917
expired 12-24-1998 in Bellevue, Washington   age 81
sainted Benedictine nun  Hildegard of Bingen
born on --1098 in Bockelheim, Franconia
expired 9-17-1179 in Rupertsberg, Franconia   age 81
cabaret chanteuse & actress  "the Incomparable" Hildegarde   she is NOT the liturgical nun from Bingen
¤full name: Hildegarde Loretta Sell 
born on 2-1-1906 in Adell, Wisconsin
expired 7-29-2005 in New York, New York   age 99
   Contest Selectors
1979DO7.7%
1980DO6.3%
2002JL, RR18.2%
2003JL, RR11.1%
2004ABRA, RR11.1%
2005RR4.3%
   Scored 5.1000 solo points

whistle-blower  Edward Hilgemeier Jr.   as an alternative contestant on Dotto discovered a notebook with all of the answers for Marie Winn's questions in the dressing room (5-20-1958); the revelations caused congress & the FCC to take a second look at Herb Stempel's earlier charges of game show fraud
born on 11-2-1933
expired 9-??-1975   age 41
bawdy British comedian  Alfred Hawthorn "Benny" Hill
born on 1-21-1924 in Southampton, England
expired 4-18-1992 in Teddington, Middlesex, England   age 68
Dr.  Archibald Vivian Hill   shared the 1922 Nobel prize in medicine
born on 9-26-1886 in Bristol, England
expired 6-3-1977 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England   age 90
character actor  Arthur Edward Spence Hill   played title role in Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law tv series (1971-74)
born on 8-1-1922 in Melfort, Saskatchewan, Canada
expired 10-22-2006 in Pacific Palisades, California   age 84   cause: Alzheimer's disease
Florida death row inmate  Clarence Edward Hill   first attempted execution had been stayed while he was on the gurney with the IV tube in his vein; the Supreme Court decided to hear his "civil rights" appeal — to wit: the method of execution used in Florida (and other jurisdictions), the sequential injection of sodium thiopental, pancuronium bromide, & potassium chloride, causes excrutiating pain, and hence is "cruel and unusual"; the appeal was successful — the court ruled that he may proceed with his challenge (6/12/2006); subsequently, all courts refused to hear the challenge itself — the stay ran out & so did he
¤number 089718 
born on 12-2-1957
expired 9-20-2006 in Starke, Florida   age 48   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2006BOD, KLS, OIE, PCD, SPIT, TWOS20.0%
   Scored 7.7781 points

ex-child actress  Dana Hill
¤born: Dana Hill Goetz 
born on 5-6-1964 in Los Angeles, California
expired 7-15-1996 in Burbank, California   age 32   cause: stroke; diabetes
former social worker  Eunice Elizabeth "Betty" Hill   claimed that on the night of September 18, 1961 she and husband Barney were abducted by aliens (debunked by Carl Sagan, amongst others)
¤née: Barrett 
born on 6-18-1919 in Newton, Massachusetts
expired 10-17-2004 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire   age 85   cause: lung cancer
movie director  George Roy Hill Jr.   won Best Director oscar for The Sting (1973); also directed Butch Cassidy ... (1969) and Slap Shot (1977)
born on 12-20-1922 in Minneapolis, Minnesota
expired 12-27-2002 in New York, New York   age 80   cause: complications from Parkinson's disease
movie writer/prducer  James Hill   fifth (& last) husband of Rita Hayworth (1958-61)
born on 8-1-1916 in Jefferson, Indiana
expired 1-11-2001 in Santa Monica, California   age 84   cause: complications from Alzheimer's disease
pro golfer  James David "Dave" Hill
born on 5-20-1937 in Jackson, Michigan
expired 9-27-2011 in Jackson, Michigan   age 74   cause: emphysema
movie director  James H. Hill   made Born Free (1966) & The Man from O.R.G.Y. (1970); he was the real-life basis of the character Colin 'the forger' Blythe in The Great Escape (1963)
born on 8-1-1919 in England
expired 10-7-1994 in London, England   age 75
DuPont research chemist Dr.  Julian Werner Hill   discovered nylon in 1930
born on 9-4-1904 in Saint Louis, Missouri
expired 1-28-1996 in Hockessin, Delaware   age 91
 Kimberly Michelle Hill   her illness led to the creation of the first Ronald McDonald House in Philadelphia (1974)
born on 8-11-1966 in Orange, California
expired 3-5-2011 in Orange, California   age 44   cause: brain cancer
tv character actor & writer  Maurice J. "Maury" Hill   made several appearances on Space Patrol as Captain Hayward (1951-52)
born on 3-1-1918 in Fort Wayne, Indiana
expired 7-12-2007 in Los Angeles, California   age 89   cause: "heart complications"
organist, pianist & kindergarden teacher  Mildred Jane Hill   co-author of song "Good Morning to All," originally published in 1893 as part of the collection Song Stories of the Kindergarden; it was later reworked (without permission, by Robert H. Coleman) with new second verse and retitled "Happy Birthday to You" (1924); the sister's sued, won, with royalties now going to a trust
born on 6-27-1859 in Louisville, Kentucky
expired ??-??-1916 in Louisville, Kentucky   age 57
`The Lady in Red' --- Jean Hill retired Dallas, Texas teacher  Norma Jean Hill   Kennedy assassination pictures "Lady in Red" raincoat; claimed a total of five shots fired
born on 2-11-1931 in Oklahoma
expired 11-7-2000 in Dallas, Texas   age 69   cause: complications from blood disease
retired auto racer  Norman Graham Hill   won 1966 Indianapolis 500
born on 2-15-1929 in London, England
expired 11-29-1975 in Arkley golf course, Ellstree Airport, England   age 46   cause: plane crash
civil rights attorney  Oliver White Hill Sr.   graduated second in his class from Hoawrd University Law School (1933) behind Thurgood Marshall; argued the Davis v. Prince Edward County School Board case (1951; it was rolled into the Brown v. Board of Education suit before the Supreme Court)
¤born: Oliver White 
born on 5-1-1907 in Richmond, Virginia
expired 8-5-2007 in Richmond, Virginia   age 100
Louisville Experimental Kindergarden school principal Dr.  Patty Smith Hill   sister of Mildred and Jessica; co-author of "Happy Birthday to You"
born on 3-27-1868 in Anchorage, Kentucky
expired 5-25-1946 in New York, New York   age 78
abortion doctor killer  Paul J. Hill
born on 2-6-1954
expired 9-3-2003 in Starke, Florida   age 49   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2000 ANG14%

former race car driver  Philip Toll "Phil" Hill
born on 4-20-1927 in Miami, Florida
expired 8-28-2008   age 81   cause: complications from Parkinson's disease; multiple systems atrophy
former Texas Western basketball player  Tyrone Bobby Joe Hill   leader of team that won the 1966 NCAA national championship by beating a segregated Kentucky team
born on 6-12-1943 in Highland Park, Michigan
expired 12-8-2002 in El Paso, Texas   age 59   cause: heart attack
leggy mob bimbo  Virginia Hill   "companion" of Joe Adonis and Bugsy Siegel
¤aka: "The Flamingo" 
born on 8-26-1916 in Lipscomb, Alabama
expired 3-24-1966 in Salzburg, Austria   age 49
 William "Red" Hill Jr.   sixth person to go over Niagara Falls as a stunt (August 5, 1951); he built a collection of inner tubes lashed together with fishnet & rope
expired 8-5-1951 in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada   age 38   cause: drowned
beekeeper-turned-mountain climber Sir  Edmund Percival Hillary   first person to reach the summit of Mount Everest (1953); reached summit with aid of Sherpa guide
born on 7-20-1919 in Tuakau, New Zealand
expired 1-11-2008 in Auckland, New Zealand   age 88   cause: heart attack
   Contest Selectors
1980HA6.3%
2000KLS14%
2001KLS12½%
2003KLS5.6%
2004ABRA, KLS, LMLD16.7%
2005KLS, TBC8.7%
2006KLS, LMLD, WEP10.0%
2007ANG, AUDC, KLS, OIE12.9%
2008ANG, KLS, LMLD, WEP12.5%
   Scored 4.0125 points

AKS: Hilary Hillery Hilery
Boy Scout Hand Book author  William Hillcourt
born on 8-6-1900 in Aarhus, Denmark
expired 11-9-1992 in Manlius, New York   age 92
Cliff's Notes founder (1958)  Clifton Keith Hillegass   his first opus: Shakespeare's Hamlet
born on 4-18-1918 in Rising City, Nebraska
expired 5-5-2001 in Lincoln, Nebraska   age 83   cause: complications from stroke
vaccinologist Dr.  Maurice Ralph Hilleman   developed vaccines for measles, mumps, chickenpox, rubella, hepatitis A & B, meningitis ...
born on 8-30-1919 in Miles City, Montana
expired 4-10-2005 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania   age 85   cause: cancer
 Charles Joseph "Chuck" Hiller   first National League player to hit a grand slam home run in a World Series game (1962)
born on 10-1-1934 in Johnsburg, Illinois
expired 10-20-2004 in Saint Pete Beach, Florida   age 70   cause: leukemia
actress Dame  Wendy Margaret Hiller   originated the role of Eliza Doolittle in Pygmalion (1938); earned Best Supporting actress oscar for Separate Tables (1958)
born on 8-15-1912 in Bramhall, Cheshire, England
expired 5-14-2003 in Beaconsfield, England   age 90
1940 Rangers Stanley Cup left wing  Wilbert Carl "Dutch" Hiller
born on 5-11-1915 in Berlin, Ontario, Canada (now Kitchener)
expired 11-19-2005 in Glendale, California   age 90   cause: congestive heart failure
mystery writer  Anthony Grove "Tony" Hillerman   author of Skinwalkers (1986)
born on 5-27-1925 in Sacred HEart, Oklahoma
expired 10-26-2008 in Albuquerque, New Mexico   age 83   cause: pulmonary failure; circulatory disease; cancer
 Mary Penelope Hillyard   owner of the Blarney Stone & castle
expired 9-16-1975 in Cork, Ireland   age 65   cause: burned to death in fire started by cigarette
violist  Raphael Hillyer   co-founder of the Juilliard String Quartet (1946) with Arthur Winograd, Robert Mann and Robert Koff
¤born: Raphael Silverman 
born on 4-10-1914 in Ithaca, New York
expired 12-27-2010 in Boston, Massachusetts   age 96   cause: heart failure
hotel chain founder  Conrad Nicholson Hilton Sr.   once married to Zsa Zsa; father of Nickie
born on 12-25-1887 in San Antonio, New Mexico
expired 1-3-1979 in Santa Monica, California   age 91   cause: pneumonia
TWA director & Hilton Hotel chain executive  Conrad Nicholson "Nicky" Hilton Jr.   first husband of Elizabeth Taylor (1950-51)
expired 2-5-1969 in West Los Angeles, California   age 42   cause: heart attack
author  James Hilton   wrote novels Shangri-La (became Lost Horizon on screen) and Goodbye, Mr. Chips; wrote screenplays for Camille (1937) and Mrs. Minniver (1942)
born on 9-9-1900 in Leigh, Lancashire, England
expired 12-20-1954 in Long Beach, California   age 54
movie/tv animal trainer  Lester Hilton   the man behind the success of Mr. Ed
born on 1-1-1906
expired 10-27-1976 in Burbank, California   age 70
Nazi Germany Gestapo Chief and Interior Minister  Heinrich Himmler   created and oversaw the concentration camps
born on 10-7-1900 in München, Germany
expired 5-23-1945 in Lueneberg, Germany   age 44   cause: suicide
Mormon prophet  Gordon Bitner Hinckley Sr.
born on 6-23-1910 in Salt Lake City, Utah
expired 1-27-2008 in Salt Lake City,Utah   age 97
   Contest Selectors
2006MOT, RR6.7%
2007DFFC, DTH, GREB, MOT, OIE16.1%
2008ANG, DFFC, GREB, LMLD, RPRM, RR, TFM21.9%
   Scored 2.8391 solo points

AKS: Hinkley
composer  Paul Hindemith
born on 11-16-1895 in Hanau, HEsse, Germany
expired 12-28-1963 in Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany   age 68
WWI German General  Paul Ludwig Hans Anton von Beneckendorf und Hindenburg   president of Germany (1925-1934); appointed Hitler Chancellor in 1933
born on 10-2-1847 in Psen, Prussia
expired 8-2-1934 in Neudeck, Germany   age 86
AKS: Hindenberg Hindunberg Hindunburg
1960s "Moors Murderer"  Myra Hindley   with boyfriend Ian Brady was convicted of her involvement with several gruesome sexual abuse/torture/murders
¤number: 964055 
born on 7-23-1942 in Crumpsall, Manchester, England
expired 11-15-2002 in Bury Saint Edmunds, Suffolk, England   age 60   cause: heart attack; chest infection
Hi-de-ho neighbor! character actor  Earl Hindman   played Tim Taylor's neighbor Wilson Wilson on Home Improvement tv series
born on 10-20-1942 in Bisbee, Arizona
expired 12-29-2003 in Stamford, Connecticut   age 61   cause: lung cancer
actress  Connie Hines   played Wilbur's wife Carol Post on Mr. Ed (1961-66); widow of Lee Savin
born on 3-24-1931 in Dedham, Massachusetts
expired 12-18-2009 in Beverly Hills, California   age 78   cause: complications from heart problems
cake mix mogul  Duncan Hines
born on 3-26-1880 in Bowling Green, Kentucky
expired 3-15-1959 in Bowling Green, Kentucky   age 78
 Earl Kenneth "Fatha" Hines
born on 12-28-1905 in Duquesne, Pennsylvania
expired 4-22-1983 in Oakland, California   age 77
   Contest Selectors
1980 DH, DR, MM18.8%

subject of 20 Questions interview in September 1986 `Playboy Magazine' tap dancer/actor  Gregory Oliver Hines
born on 2-14-1946 in New York, New York
expired 8-9-2003 in Los Angeles, California   age 57   cause: cancer
long time Met Opera bass (1946-87)  Jerome Hines
¤born: Jerome Albert Link Heinze 
born on 11-8-1921 in Hollywood, California
expired 2-4-2003 in New York, New York   age 81
character actor  Martin Patterson Hingle   played Commissioner Gordon in four Batman movies
born on 7-19-1924 in Denver, Colorado
expired 1-3-2009 in Carolina Beach, North Carolina   age 84   cause: myelodysplasia
MasterCard logo MasterCard creator  Karl H. Hinke
born on 1-11-1906
expired 12-22-1990   age 84
purported drug dealer  Gary Allen Hinman   ran afoul of the Manson Family; murdered a month before the Helter Skelter Murders
born on 12-24-1934 in Colorado
expired 7-27-1969   age 34   cause: murdered
actor  Bill Hinnant   played Snoopy in the off-Broadway musical You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown (1967)
born on 8-28-1935 in Chincoteague Island, Virginia
expired 2-17-1978 in Dominican Republic   age 42   cause: drowned while swimming
Sir  Cyril Norman Hinshelwood   shared the 1956 Nobel prize in chemistry
born on 6-19-1897 in London, England
expired 10-9-1967 in London, England   age 70
jazz bassist & photographer  Milton John Hinton
¤nickname: "The Judge" 
born on 6-23-1910 in Vicksburg, Mississippi
expired 12-19-2000 in New York, New York   age 90
1950s jazz pianist  Jutta M. Hipp   gave up music to become a dressmaker (1958)
born on 2-4-1925
expired 4-7-2003 in New York, New York   age 78
actress Dame  Thora Hird
born on 5-28-1911 in Morecambe, Lancashire, England
expired 3-15-2003 in London, England   age 91   cause: complications from stroke
burp-water purveyor (1913-60)  Charles E. Hires Jr.   son of company founder
born on 4-27-1891
expired 3-19-1980 in Malvern, Pennsylvania   age 88
soft drink company founder  Charles Elmer Hires Sr.   invented his namesake root beer in 1876
born on 8-19-1851 in Elinsboro, Pennsylvania
expired 8-1-1937 in Haverford, Pennsylvania   age 85
Japanese  Emperor Hirohito   124th Japanese Emperor (1926-1989); directed Japanese military to surrender after Hiroshima/Nagasaki nukings; son of Emperor Toshihito & Empress Sadako; husband of Empress Nagako; father of Emperor Akihito
born on 4-29-1901 in Tokyo, Japan
expired 1-6-1989 in Tokyo, Japan   age 87
   Contest Selectors
1979 HA7.7%
1980 DW, RR12.5%

Hall of Fame football player  Elroy Leon "Crazylegs" Hirsch   Wisconsin athletic director (1969-87)
born on 6-17-1923 in Wausau, Wisconsin
expired 1-28-2004 in Madison, Wisconsin   age 80   cause: natural causes
electrical engineer  Julian D. Hirsch   did product reviews of Hi-Fi/Stero components for Stereo Review (1961-98)
born on 5-15-1922
expired 11-24-2003 in New York, New York   age 81
New Yorker caricaturist/cartoonist  Albert Hirschfeld   briefly worked as art director for Selznick Pictures in New York
born on 6-21-1903 in Saint Louis, Missouri
expired 1-20-2003 in New York, New York   age 99   cause: heart failure
   Contest Selectors
2002JAC, JL18.2%
2003 COCO, JL, PCD, TAP22.2%
   Scored 2.9215 points

 Allan M. Hirsh   wrote Yale's song Boola-Boola
expired 12-21-1951 in New York, New York   age 73
former British Major  Ivan Hirst   ran Volkswagon after World War II (1945-49)
born on 3-4-1916 in Saddleworth, England
expired 3-10-2000 in Marsden, Yorkshire, England   age 84
trumpeter  Alois Maxwell Hirt   had hits with Cotton Candy (1964) and Java (1963; won Grammy for it, too)
born on 11-7-1922 in New Orleans, Louisiana
expired 4-27-1999 in New Orleans, Louisiana   age 76   cause: liver failure
to next U.N. Secretary General: Trygve Lie unrepentant Pumpkin Papers spy  Alger Hiss   General Secretary of U.N. founding conference in San Francisco (1945)
born on 11-11-1904 in Baltimore, Maryland
expired 11-15-1996 in New York, New York   age 92
   Contest Selectors
1979 DW, JW, MS23.1%
1980 DW, JW12.5%

director Sir  Alfred Joseph Hitchcock   directed The Lady Vanishes, The Man Who Knew Too Much, Dial M for Murder (1954), Psycho (1960), Vertigo (1958), Marnie, North By Northwest and The Birds; awarded honorary oscar (1967)
born on 8-13-1899 in London, England
expired 4-29-1980 in Bel Air, California   age 80
   Contest Selectors
1979 DO, DW, HA, HP, JH, JW, MM, MS, RR, SB, VM84.6%
1980 DH, DH, DO, DR, DW, EB, GP, HP, JH, JW, MM, RR, VA75.0s%
   Scored 2.0000 points

Alfred's widow  Alma Hitchcock
born on 8-14-1899
expired 7-6-1982   age 82
   Contest Selectors
1980 RR6.3%

musicologist & music historian  Hugh Wiley Hitchcock   was the co-editor of the New Grove Dictionary of American Music (1986; aka the "Ameri-Grove")
born on 9-28-1923 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 12-5-2007 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 84   cause: prostate cancer
author, atheist, provocateur  Christopher Eric Hitchens   we expected that his written attacks on Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, etc. would have been rewarded with a big-time fatwa on his ass; no such luck ... the smokes & booze did him in (precipitating his terminal cancer)
born on 4-13-1949 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
expired 12-16-2011 in Houston, Texas   age 62   cause: pneumonia; esophageal cancer
 George Herbert Hitchings   shared the 1988 Nobel prize in medicine
born on 4-18-1905 in Hoquiam, Washington
expired 2-27-1998 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina   age 92
former WXYZ & CBS radio announcer  Robert "Bob" Hite Sr.   announcer on radio's Lone Ranger ("A fiery horse with the speed of light, a cloud of dust and a hearty Hi Yo Silver ... the Lone Ranger rides again!") and Green Hornet shows; sailing buddy of Walter Cronkite
born on 2-9-1914
expired 2-18-2000 in West Palm Beach, Florida   age 86   cause: cancer
head Nazi  Adolf Hitler   World War II German "Fuhrer"; corpse alleged to have been buried by SMERSH agents in Magdaberg, Germany in 1945 along with corpse of Eva Braun
¤born: Adolf Schickelgruber 
born on 4-20-1889 in Braunau, Austria
expired 4-30-1945 in Berlin, Germany   age 56   cause: suicide
Adolf's dotting daddy  Alois Hitler   changed his last name after Adolf was born
¤born: Alois Schickelgruber 
born on 6-7-1837 in Strones, Lower Austria
expired 1-3-1903 in Leonding, Austria   age 65   cause: pulmonary hemorrhage
 Klara Poelzl Hitler   Adolf's mommy
born on 8-20-1860 in Spital, Austria
expired 12-21-1908 in Linz-Urfahr, Austria   age 48   cause: cancer
lawyer/shyster/weasel/slug  William Hitz   prosecuted the Hollywood 10 for contempt of Congress (a cosmic oxymoron)
born on 2-5-1909
expired 9-25-2001 in Gaithersburg, Maryland   age 92   cause: congestive heart failure
 Ramon John "Ray" Hnatyshyn   24th Governor General of Canada (1990-95)
born on 3-16-1934 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
expired 12-18-2002 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada   age 68   cause: complications from pancreatitis; cancer of bile duct

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