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actress  Heidi Bertha Auguste Kabel   an actress at the "Ohnsorg-Theater" from 1932 to 1998; widow of Hans Mahler
born on 8-27-1914 in Hamburg, Germany
expired 6-15-2010   age 95
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 5.5000 solo points

Congo leader  Laurent Kabila   ousted Mobutu in 1997
born on 11-27-1939 in Jedotville, Katanga Province, Belgian Congo
expired 1-16-2001 in Kinshasa, Congo   age 61   cause: shot by bodyguard during coup attempt
   Contest Selectors
2000 IVY14%

 Dorothy Andrews Kabis   Treasurer of the United States (1969-71)
¤formerly: Dorothy Andrews Elston 
born on 3--1917 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
expired 7-3-1971 in Sheffield, Massachusetts   age 54   cause: heart attack
former Hungarian commie  Janos Kadar
¤born: Janos Csermanck 
born on 5-26-1912 in Fiume, Austria-Hungary
expired 7-6-1989 in Budapest, Hungary   age 77
World War II army lawyer  Charles L. Kades   supervised the writing of the postwar Japanese constitution in February 1946
born on 3-12-1906
expired 6-18-1996 in Greenfield, Massachusetts   age 90
president of Chechnya  Akhmad Abdulkhanmidovich Kadyrov
born on 8-23-1950 in Karaganda, Kazakhstan, USSR
expired 5-9-2004 in Grozny, Chechnya, Russia   age 53   cause: bomb blast (asssassination)
film critic  Pauline Kael
born on 6-19-1919 in Petaluma, California
expired 9-3-2001 in Great Barrington, Massachusetts   age 82   cause: complications from Parkinson's disease
musician  Bert Kaempfert   had 1960s hit with Swinging Safari
born on 10-16-1923 in Hamburg, Germany
expired 6-21-1980 in Majorca, Spain   age 56
disturbing Czech author  Franz Kafka   wrote Metamorphosis
born on 7-2-1883 in Prague, Bohemia
expired 6-3-1924 in Kierling, Austria   age 40
Stalin's director of collectivization  Lazar Moiseevich Kaganovich
born on 11-22-1893 in Kabany, Russia
expired 7-25-1991 in Moscow, Russia, USSR   age 97
swimmer, surfer  "Duke" Paoa Kahanamoku   won Olympic gold at 1912 & 1920 games; popularized surfing as a sport
born on 8-24-1890 in Honolulu, Hawaii
expired 1-22-1968 in Honolulu, Hawaii   age 77
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences president  Benjamin Bertram Kahane   RKO Pictures president (1932-36); Columbia Pictures vice president (1936-60)
expired 9-18-1960 in Hollywood, California   age 68
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in October 1972 Jewish Defense League co-founder  Meir David Kahane
born on 8-1-1932 in New York, New York
expired 11-5-1990   age 58   cause: assassinated
dedicated communist  Madelena Carmen Frida Kahlo Calderon   twice married to Diego Rivera; had affair with Leon Trotsky
born on 7-6-1904 in Coyoacan, Mexico
expired 7-15-1954 in Mexico City, Mexico   age 50   cause: suicide; pneumonia
industrial plant architect & designer  Albert Kahn   designed Ford's Willow Run aircraft plant
born on 3-21-1869 in Rhaunen, Germany
expired 12-8-1942 in Detroit, Michigan   age 73
inventor  Albert R. Kahn   co-founded a radio set repair business called Radio Engineers in South Bend, Indiana (1927); he set up a microphone/loudspeaker system for Knute Rockne that his client called his "electric voice" (1930) — inspired, they changed the company name to Electro-Voice; they also invented the noise-cancelling microphone (1940), the stereo magnetic phonograph cartridge (1957) and received an oscar for a low-noise hypercardiod "shotgun" microphone (1963; the EV-642)
born on 7-9-1906 in LaSalle, Illinois
expired 6-15-2005 in Cassopolis, Michigan   age 98   cause: pneumonia
lyricist  Gus Kahn   co-wrote Mammy, Carolina in the Morning and My Blue Heaven
born on 11-6-1886 in Koblenz, Germany
expired 10-8-1941 in Beverly Hills, California   age 54
TelePrompTer co-inventor  Irving Berlin Kahn   nephew of the composer; was vice president of radio & tv for 20th Century Fox
born on 9-30-1917 in New York, New York
expired 1-22-1994   age 76
retailer  Leo Kahn   co-founded the Staples office supply business (1985)
born on 12-31-1916 in Medford, Massachusetts
expired 5-11-2011 in Boston, Massachusetts   age 94   cause: complications from strokes
actress  Madeline Gail Kahn   appeared in Bonnie and Clyde, Blazing Saddles (as Lili von Shtüpp, the "Tuetonic Titwillow"), Young Frankenstein (ends the movie as the "monster's" bride) and What's Up, Doc?
born on 9-29-1942 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 12-3-1999 in New York, New York   age 57   cause: ovarian cancer
inventor  Myron Kahn   invented polarized light panels
born on 12-30-1916 in New York, New York
expired 11-19-2002 in Santa Monica, California   age 85   cause: heart failure
former Negro Leagues pitcher (1940s)  Cecil Kaiser   played for the Pittsburgh Crawfords & Homestead Grays
¤nickname: Minute Man" 
born on 6-27-1916 in New York, New York
expired 2-14-2011 in Southfield, Michigan   age 94   cause: heart failure; fall
industrialist  Henry John Kaiser
born on 5-9-1882 in Canajuharie, New York
expired 8-24-1967 in Honolulu, Hawaii   age 85
to next Hawaiian ruler: Liliuokalanito previous Hawaiian ruler: William Lunalilo Hawaiian King (1874-1891)  David Laamea Kalakaua
born on 11-16-1836 in Honolulu, Hawaii
expired 1-20-1891 in San Francisco, California   age 54   cause: uremia; Bright's disease
bit actor & WWWF pro wrassler  Charles "Charlie" Kalani   his tag team partner: Mr. Fuji
¤aka: "Professor Toru Tanaka
born on 1-6-1930 in Honolulu, Hawaii
expired 8-22-2000 in Lake Forest, California   age 70   cause: heart attack
movie director  Mikhail Kalatozighvili   directed The Red Tent (1971)
born on 12-28-1903 in Tiflis, Georgia (now Tbilisi)
expired 3-27-1973 in Moscow, Russia, USSR   age 69
former NBC news correspondent  Floyd Kalber   worked as a local news anchor in Chicago for WMAQ & WLS
¤nickname: "The Big Tuna" 
born on 12-23-1924 in Omaha, Nebraska
expired 5-13-2004 in Burr Ridge, Illinois   age 79   cause: emphysema
27-year Soviet Union president  Mikhail Ivanovich Kalinin
¤nickname: "grandfather" of the Russian revolution 
born on 11-20-1875 in Upper Troitsa, Russia
expired 6-3-1946 in Moscow, Russia, USSR   age 70
former CBS news correspondent  Peter Kalischer
born on 12-25-1914
expired 7-5-1991   age 76
television writer  Lucille Kallen   wrote for many early tv shows of the late 1940s and early 1950s, including Your Show of Shows
born on 5-28-1922 in Los Angeles, California
expired 1-18-1999 in Ardsley, New York   age 76   cause: cancer
IHOP co-founder  Albert Kallisa
born on 11-7-1914
expired 12-20-1992 in New Leipzig, North Dakota   age 78
lyricist  Bert Kalmar   collaborated with Harry Ruby; wrote Who's Sorry Now (1923)
born on 2-16-1884 in New York, New York
expired 9-18-1947 in Los Angeles, California   age 63
Great Lakes sailor  Allen George Kalmon   Second Cook aboard the Edmund Fitzgerald
born on 2-7-1932
expired 11-10-1975 in Eastern Lake Superior, Canada   age 43   cause: drowned when ship foundered
Technicolor developer  Herbert Thomas Kalmus
born on 11-9-1881 in Chelsea, Massachusetts
expired 7-11-1963   age 81
meddlesom wife of Technicolor developer  Natalie M Kalmus   Herbert made her a "consultant" to his movie clients to get her out his hair & life (he divorced her in the 1930s); a major pain in everyone's behind
¤born: Mabelle Dunfee 
born on --1877
expired 11-15-1965 in Boston, Massachusetts   age 87
radio & tv newscaster  Hans Von Kaltenborn
born on 7-9-1878 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
expired 6-14-1965 in New York, New York   age 86
 Ernst Kaltenbrunner   head of Nazi "security services"; controlled the Gestapo and concentration camps
born on --1902
expired 10-16-1946 in Nuremburg, Germany   age 44   cause: hanged
one-time Honolulu police department officer (1946-62)  Kam Fong Chun   appeared in Gidget Goes Hawaiian; played detective Chin Ho Kelly on Hawaii Five-O tv series (1968-78)
¤stage name: Kam Fong 
born on 5-27-1918 in Honolulu, Hawaiian Territory
expired 10-18-2002 in Honolulu, Hawaii   age 84   cause: lung cancer
Japanese geezer  Kamato Hongo
born on 9-16-1887 in Isen, Kagoshima, Kyushu, Japan
expired 10-31-2003 in Kagoshima, Kyushu, Japan   age 116   cause: pneumonia
   Contest Selectors
2003JL, KLS, PCD16.7%
   Scored 1.5250 points

to next Hawaiian ruler: Kamehameha II Hawaiian King (1810-1819)  Kamehameha I   united the island chain in 1795
¤born: Paiea ("soft-shelled crab")
aka: "Kamehameha The Great" 
born on 6-11-1753 in Kohala District, Island of Hawaii, Kingdom of Hawaii
expired 5-8-1819 in Kailua, Kingdom of Hawaii   age 65
to next Hawaiian ruler: Kamehameha IIIto previous Hawaiian ruler: Kamehameha I Hawaiian King (1819-1824)  Kamehameha II   son of Kamehameha I
born on --1797 in Kingdom of Hawaii
expired 7-14-1824 in London, England   age 27
to next Hawaiian ruler: Kamehameha IVto previous Hawaiian ruler: KamehamehaIII Hawaiian King (1824-1854)  Kamehameha III   established independence from the United States, Britain & France (1842-43); son of Kamehameha II
born on 3-7-1813 in Keauhou, Kingdom of Hawaii
expired 12-15-1854 in Honolulu, Kingdom of Hawaii   age 41
to next Hawaiian ruler: Kamehameha IIIto previous Hawaiian ruler: Kamehameha V Hawaiian King (1854-1863)  Kamehameha IV   son of Kamehameha III
¤born: Alexander Liholiho 
born on 2-9-1834 in Kingdom of Hawaii
expired 11-30-1863 in Honolulu, Kingdom of Hawaii   age 29
to next Hawaiian ruler: William Lunaliloto previous Hawaiian ruler: Kamehameha IV Hawaiian King (1863-1872)  Kamehameha V
born on 12-11-1830 in Honolulu, Kingdom of Hawaii
expired 12-11-1872 in Honolulu, Kingdom of Hawaii   age 42
character actor  Stanley M. Kamel   played crackpot warp propulsion "expert" Kosinski on Star Trek: TNG episode Where No One Has Gone Before & Adrian Monk's psychiatrist Dr. Charles Kroger on Monk cable comedy
born on 1-1-1943 in New Brunswick, New Jersey
expired 4-8-2008 in Hollywood Hills, California   age 65   cause: heart attack
AKS: Stanlie Stan Lee Camel
 Martin David Kamen   co-discoverer of the carbon-14 isotope (1940)
born on 8-27-1913 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
expired 8-31-2002 in Montecito, California   age 89
Hollywood composer  Michael Kamen   wrote scores for the Lethal Weapon & Die Hard film series, as well as Polyester (1981), Brazil (1985), License to Kill (1989), Mr. Holland's Opus & X-Men (2000)
born on 4-15-1948 in New York, New York
expired 11-18-2003 in London, England   age 55   cause: heart attack; multiple sclerosis
satirist  Milt Kamen
born on 3-5-1921 in Hurleyville, New York
expired 2-24-1977 in Beverly Hills, California   age 55   cause: heart attack
Gnutella pioneer  Gene H. Kan   helped write Unix version of Gnutella peer-to-peer file sharing program
born on 9-6-1976
expired 6-29-2002 in San Jose, California   age 25   cause: suicide; gunshot to head
screenwriter  Aben Kandel   wrote screenplays for Knute Rockne, All American and I Was a Teenage Werewolf
born on 8-15-1897
expired 1-28-1993   age 95
punk rock bassist  Arthur Kane   played with the New York Dolls in the 1970s; thought he had the flu — learned that he was dying of cancer just hours before it happened
born on 2-3-1949 in New York, New York
expired 7-13-2004 in Los Angeles, California   age 55   cause: leukemia
former (Jewish) Notre Dame University student  Ben Kane   as a freshman played on Knute Rockne's last (freshman) football team (1930)
born on 4-15-1910 in Illinois
expired 12-7-2007 in Buffalo Grove, Illinois   age 97
comic book artist  Gilbert Kane   known for drawing the Green Lantern
¤born: Eli Katz 
born on 4-6-1926 in Latvia
expired 1-31-2000 in Miami, Florida   age 73   cause: lymphoma
1920s & 30s singer  Helen Kane   sang "I wanna be loved by you ... Boop-Boop-a-Doop"
¤the "Boop-Boop-a-Doop Girl"
born: Helen Schroder 
born on 8-4-1904 in New York, New York
expired 9-26-1966 in New York, New York   age 62
noted factualist  Joseph Nathan Kane   author of Famous First Facts: A Record of First Happenings, Discoveries and Inventions in the Unted States (1933)
born on 1-23-1899 in New York, New York
expired 9-22-2002 in West Palm Beach, Florida   age 103
   Contest Selectors
2002 JL9.1%
   Scored 4.7000 solo points

comic artist  Robert "Bob" Kane   co-created Batman (1938)
born on 10-25-1915
expired 11-3-1998 in Los Angeles, California   age 83
stage and screen writer  Garson Kanin   wrote Born Yesterday, Adam's Rib, Pat and Mike and many others; husband of actress Ruth Gordon
born on 11-24-1912 in Rochester, New York
expired 3-13-1999 in New York, New York   age 86   cause: heart failure
playwright/screenwriter/director  Michael Kanin
born on 2-1-1910
expired 3-12-1993   age 83
murder victim  Megan Nicole Kanka   namesake of law requiring public lists of sex offenders (Megan's Law)
born on 12-7-1986
expired 7-30-1994 in Hamiton Township, New Jersey   age 7   cause: murdered; strangled
vice president of India  Kirshnan Kant
born on 2-28-1927 in Punjab, India
expired 7-27-2002 in New Delhi, India   age 75   cause: heart attack
Gilberton Publications founder/editor  Albert Lewis Kanter   created the Classics Illustrated comic books (1941-62); father of Hal Kanter
born on 11-13-1896 in Russia
expired 3-17-1973 in New York, New York   age 76   cause: heart attack
movie/tv writer/director/producer  Harry "Hal" Kanter   comedy writer for Bing Crosby & Ed Wynn; created/produced/wrote the George Gobel Show and Julia (1967); executive producer of All In The Family; his dad created the Classics Illustrated comics
born on 12-18-1918 in Savannah, Georgia
expired 11-6-2011 in Encino, California   age 92   cause: complications from pneumonia
   Contest Selectors

author  MacKinlay Kantor   wrote Andersonville (1955); it won 1956 Pulitzer prize; another novel was adapted as the screenplay for The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
born on 2-4-1904 in Webster City, Iowa
expired 10-11-1977 in Sarasota, Florida   age 73   cause: heart ailment
1975 Nobel economics laureate Dr.  Leonid Vitaliyevich Kantorovich   shared prize with Tjalling Koopmans
born on 1-19-1912 in Saint Petersburg, Russia
expired 4-7-1986 in Russia, USSR   age 74
Wayne State University cardiac surgeon & teacher Dr.  Adrian Kantrowitz   performed the first human heart transplant in the U.A.
born on 10-4-1918 in New York, New York
expired 11-14-2008 in Ann Arbor, michigan   age 90   cause: complications from heart failure
1978 Nobel physics co-laurate  Pyotr Leonidovich Kapitsa   discovered superfluidity in Helium II
born on 7-8-1894 in Kronstadt, Russia
expired 4-8-1984 in Moscow, Russia, USSR   age 89
AKS: b.6/26/1894 old calendar style
contract bridge authority  Edgar Kaplan   partnered with Norman Kay
born on 4-18-1925 in New York, New York
expired 9-7-1997 in New York, New York   age 72   cause: cancer
 Lena Kaplan   founder of Hadassah in 1912
expired 5-3-1958 in New York, New York   age 73
 Stanley H. Kaplan   founded the test preparation firm that bears his name (1938)
born on 5-24-1919 in New York, New York
expired 8-23-2009 in New York, New York   age 90
 Jack Kapp   founder of the U.S. branch of Decca Records
expired 3-25-1949 in New York, New York   age 47   cause: cerebral hemorrhage
conductor  Richard Paul Kapp   founded the Philharmonia Virtuosi; his uncle Jack Kapp founded the U.S. branch of Decca Records
born on 10-9-1936 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 6-4-2006 in Danbury, Connecticut   age 69   cause: cancer
Nazi war criminal SS Colonel  Herbert Kappler   responsible for the Ardeatine Massacre outside Rome (3/24/1944)
expired 2-9-1978 in Soltau, Germany   age 70   cause: stomach cancer
rock musician  Muhtar Cem Karaca
born on 4-5-1945
expired 2-8-2004 in Istanbul, Turkey   age 58   cause: heart failure
conductor  Herbert von Karajan
born on 4-5-1908 in Salzburg, Austria
expired 7-16-1989 in Anif, Austria   age 81
   Contest Selectors
1979 HP7.7%

former Look Magazine photographer (1960-72)  James H. Karales
born on 7-15-1930 in Canton, Ohio
expired 4-1-2002 in Croton-on-Hudson, New York   age 71   cause: cancer
former Greek P.M. (1955-63) & president (1980-85, 90-94)  Konstantinos Karamanlis
born on 3-8-1907 in Kioupkioi, Macedonia, Turkish-occupied Greece (now Prote)
expired 4-23-1998 in Athens, Greece   age 91   cause: kidney & heart complications; respiratory infection
AKS: Constantine Konstantine
burger seller  Carl Nicholas Karcher   founder of Carl's Jr. restaurant chain (1950)
born on 1-16-1917 in Upper Sandusky, Ohio
expired 1-11-2008 in Fullerton, California   age 90   cause: pneumonia; Parkinson's disease
O.J. attorney  Robert George Kardashian
born on 2-22-1944 in Los Angeles, California
expired 9-30-2003 in Encino, California   age 59   cause: cancer of the esophagus
Harman-Kardon co-founder (1953)  Bernard Kardon
born on 1-8-1914
expired 4-14-1993 in New Rochelle, New York   age 79
Armenian Apostolic Church head  Catholicos Karekin I
¤born: Neshan Sarkissian 
born on 8-27-1932 in Kessab, Syria
expired 6-29-1999 in Echmiazin, Armenia   age 66   cause: throat cancer
author  Erik Axel Karlfeldt   recipient of the 1931 Nobel prize in literature; he refused the 1918 prize but didn't get the chance to refuse this one — he died before the award recipients were announced (now they pick someone else if you die before award announcement day)
¤born: Erik A, Eriksson 
born on 7-20-1864 in Karlbo, Dalekarlia, Sweden
expired 4-8-1931   age 66
movie/tv composer  Fred Karlin   won an oscar & an Emmy
born on 7-6-1936 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 3-26-2004 in Culver City, California   age 67   cause: cancer
 Leonard Karlin   co-creator of the George Polk Award for journalists (1949)
born on 6-20-1922
expired 11-14-2003 in New York, New York   age 81   cause: brain tumor
English actor  Boris Karloff   noted for his portrayal of the Monster in Frankenstein, Bride of Frankenstein and Son of Frankenstein (1939); played Dr. Gustav Nieman in The House of Frankenstein (1944); originated role of Jonathan Brewster in original Broadway production of Arsenic and Old Lace; narrated tv cartoon How the Grinch Stole Christmas
¤real name: William Henry Pratt 
born on 11-23-1887 in London, England
expired 2-2-1969 in Midhurst, Sussex, England   age 81   cause: pneumonia; emphysema; arthritis
former Afghan commie leader  Babrak Karmal   Soviet puppet
born on 1-6-1929 in Kabul, Afghanistan
expired 12-1-1996 in Moscow, Russia   age 67
   Contest Selectors
1980 BB, HA12.5%

auto maker  Wilhelm Karmann Jr.   built the VW Karmann-Ghia (1955-80), co-designed by Luigi Segre
born on 12-4-1914 in Osnabrück, Germany
expired 10-25-1998 in Osnabrück, Hannover, Germany   age 83
author & former Time and Washington Post correspondent  Stanley Karnow   wrote Vietnam: A History (1983); made his way onto Nixon's Enemies List
born on 2-4-1925 in Brooklyn, New York, New York
expired 1-27-2013 in Potomoac, Maryland   age 87   cause: congestive heart failure
character actor  Roscoe Karns
born on 9-7-1891 in San Bernardino, California
expired 2-6-1970 in Los Angeles, California   age 78
actor  Todd Karns   played Harry Bailey in Its a Wonderful Life (1946); son of Roscoe
born on 1-15-1921 in Hollywood, California
expired 2-5-2000 in Ajijic, Jalisco, Mexico   age 79   cause: cancer
1930s Ma Barker gang member  Alvin Karpis   spent 25 years in Alcatraz
¤born: Albin Karpowicz 
born on --1908 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
expired 8-26-1979 in Torremolinos, Spain   age 71   cause: sleeping pill overdose
 Paul Karrer   shared the 1937 Nobel prize in chemistry
born on 4-21-1889 in Moscow, Russia
expired 6-18-1971 in Zürich, Switzerland   age 82
photographer  Yousuf Karsh
born on 12-23-1908 in Mardin, Armenia, Turkey
expired 7-14-2002 in Boston, Massachusetts   age 93   cause: following surgery
World War II Polish Underground operative  Jan Karski   covertly observed the Warsaw ghetto & Izbica death camp (1942); reported same to Eden & Roosevelt
¤born: Jan Kozielewski
nom de guerre: "Karski" 
born on 4-24-1914 in Łódź, Poland
expired 7-13-2000 in Georgetown, Virginia   age 86   cause: heart & kidney ailments
Bakongo tribal leader  Joseph Kasavubu   first president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (1960-65)
born on --1910 in Tshela, Belgian Congo
expired 3-24-1969 in Boma, Lower Congo   age 58
Casio Computer Co. founder  Tadao Kashio
¤aka: "Casio" 
born on 11-26-1917 in Kuretamura, Koichi Prefecture, Japan (now Nangoku City)
expired 3-4-1993   age 75
AKS: Cascio
Columbia University Adrain Professor Emeritus Dr.  Edward Kasner   taught at Columbia from 1910 to 1949; used his nephew's new "word" as the name for the value 10 raised to the one-hundredth power (the googol; 1920); also came up with the googolplex --- a googol raised to the power of a googol
born on --1878 in New York, New York
expired 1-7-1955 in New York, New York   age 76
 Alfred Kastler   received the 1966 Nobel prize in physics
born on 5-3-1902 in Guebwiller, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany
expired 1-7-1984 in Bandol, France   age 81
Dr.  Erich Kästner   the last of Kaiser Bill's "huns"
born on 3-10-1900 in Germany
expired 1-2-2008 in Hanover, Germany   age 107
AKS: Kastner
author  Erich Kästner   under the name "Berthod Bürger" wrote Das Doppeltelottchen ("The Parent Trap")
born on 2-23-1899 in Dresden, Saxony, Germany
expired 7-29-1974 in München, Germany   age 75
jurist Dr.  Erich Kästner   the last of Kaiser Bill's "huns"
born on 3-10-1900 in Hannover, Lower Saxony, German Empire
expired 1-1-2008 in Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany   age 107
   Contest Selectors
   Scored 4.3000 solo points

AKS: Kastner
character actor  Kurt Kasznar   as a World War II motion picture photographer he filmed the ruins of Hiroshima & Nagasaki
¤born: Kurt Serwicher 
born on 8-13-1913 in Vienna, Austria
expired 8-6-1979 in Santa Monica, California   age 65   cause: cancer
concert pianist  Julius Katchen
born on 8-15-1926 in Long Branch, New Jersey
expired 4-29-1969 in Paris, France   age 42
royal consort  Katherine of Aragon   daughter of Isabella (Queen of Castile) and Ferdinand V (King of Aragon); first wife of Henry VIII; mother of Mary I
born on 12-16-1485 in Alcala de Henares, Spain
expired 1-7-1536 in Kimbolton, England   age 50
Dr.  Robert Katscher   wrote When Day Ii Done (1926)
born on 5-20-1894
expired 2-23-1942 in Hollywood, California   age 47
character actor  Andrew C. "Andreas" Katsulas   had recurring role of Romulan captain Tomalak on Star Trek: The Next Generation; played Ambassador G'Kar on Babylon V space opera; was the one-armed man in The Fugitive (1993)
born on 5-18-1946 in Saint Louis, Missouri
expired 2-13-2006 in Los Angeles, California   age 59   cause: lung cancer
toymaker  Arthur Katz   founded company that makes Corgi diecast miniature automobiles
born on --1908 in Johannesburg, South Africa
expired 6-25-1999 in London, England   age 91
biophysicist Dr. Sir  Bernard Katz   shared the 1970 Nobel prize in medicine
born on 3-26-1911 in Leipzig, Germany
expired 4-20-2003 in London, England   age 92
computer data compression whiz  Phillip W. Katz   created PKZip & PKUnzip file compression/decompression utilities (1986)
born on 11-3-1962
expired 3-31-2000 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin   age 37   cause: actue pancreatic bleeding; acute alcoholism
tv producer  Leonard Katzman   involved in the production of Dallas, Gunsmoke, The Wild, Wild West and Hawaii Five-O
born on 9-2-1927
expired 9-5-1996 in Malibu, California   age 69   cause: heart attack
lawyer  Frederick G. Katzmann   prosecuted Sacco & Vanzetti for murder
expired 10-15-1953 in Boston, Massachusetts   age 78
former Kansas City Royals owner  Ewing Marion Kauffman
born on 9-21-1916 in Garden City, Missouri
expired 8-1-1993   age 76
actor/comedian  Andrew Geoffrey "Andy" Kaufman   subject of movie Man on the Moon (1999); like to "wrestle" women (including Playboy Playmate Susan Smith in February 1982 pictorial)
¤aka: lame lounge lizard "Tony Clifton" 
born on 1-17-1949 in New York, New York
expired 5-16-1984 in Los Angeles, California   age 35   cause: lung cancer
   Contest Selectors
1980 EK6.3%

Broadway producer, director and playwright  George Simon Kaufman   created the word widget
born on 11-16-1889 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
expired 6-2-1961 in New York, New York   age 71
judge  Irving Robert Kaufman
born on 6-24-1910 in New York, New York
expired 2-1-1992   age 81
screenwriter  Millard Kaufman   wrote screenplay for Bad Day at Blackrock (1955) & Raintree County; co-created Mr. Magoo in his screenplay for the cartoon Ragtime Bear (1949; partially modeled after his uncle)
born on 3-12-1917 in Baltimore, Maryland
expired 3-14-2009 in Los Angeles, California   age 92   cause: heart failure; open-heart surgery
disc jockey  Murray "The K" Kaufman
born on 2-14-1922 in New York, New York
expired 2-21-1982   age 60   cause: cancer
bit part actor  Gilbert Francis Lani Kauhi   played Detective Kono Kalakaua on Hawaii Five-O tv series (1968-72)
¤aka: "Zulu" «or» "Zoulou" 
born on 10-17-1937 in Hilo, Hawaiian Territory
expired 5-3-2004 in Hilo, Hawaii   age 66   cause: complications from diabetes
   Contest Selectors
2001 RR12½%
2002 RR9.1%

UCLA geophysics prof. Dr.  William M. Kaula   pioneer in satellite mapping technologies
born on 5-19-1926 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
expired 4-11-2000 in Los Angeles, California   age 73   cause: cancer
writer  Yasunari Kawabata   was the 1968 Nobel literature laureate
born on 6-14-1899 in Osaka, Japan
expired 4-16-1972 in Zushi, Japan   age 72   cause: suicide; methane
 Connie Kay   second percussionist with the Modern Jazz Quaret (1955-94)
¤real name: Conrad Henry Kirnon 
born on 4-17-1927 in Tuckahoe, New York
expired 11-30-1994   age 67
bandleader  Herbie Kay   first husband of Dorothy Lamour (divorced in 1939)
expired 5-11-1944 in Dallas, Texas   age 40
composer-arranger  Hershey Kay   did an orchestral reconstruction of Gottschalk's Grand Tarantelle for Piano and Orchestra
born on 11-17-1919 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 12-2-1981 in Danbury, Connecticut   age 62   cause: heart failure
former Merrill Lynch account executive (1949-87)  Norman Kay   noted contract bridge player; former partner of Edgar Kaplan;voted top U.S. player (1957-77)
born on 8-11-1927
expired 1-17-2002 in Narbeth, Pennsylvania   age 74   cause: acute pulmonary embolism
African-American classical composer & arranger  Ulysses Simpson Kay
born on 1-7-1917 in Tucson, Arizona
expired 5-20-1995 in Teaneck, New Jersey   age 78
comedic actor  Danny Kaye
¤born: David Daniel Nemerovsky 
born on 1-18-1913 in New York, New York
expired 3-3-1987   age 74
   Contest Selectors
1979 SB, VM15.4%

lyricist  Jules Leonard "Buddy" Kaye   co-wrote 'Til the End of Time & the I Dream of Jeanie tv show theme
born on 1-3-1918 in New York, New York
expired 11-21-2002 in Rancho Mirage, California   age 84
No coyotes were harmed in the manufacture of this anvil ... the harm is subsequently self-inflicted comic, singer, actor  Stubby Kaye   played: gambler Nicely-Nicely Johnson in stage and screen version of Guys and Dolls; Marryin' Sam in Li'l Abner; a strolling minstrel in Cat Ballou and Marvin Acme in Who Framed Roger Rabbit
¤born: Bernard Kotzin 
born on 11-11-1918 in New York, New York
expired 12-14-1997 in Rancho Mirage, California   age 79   cause: lung cancer
screenwriter (& Danny's widow)  Sylvia Fine Kaye
born on 8-29-1913 in New York, New York
expired 10-28-1991   age 78
film director  Elia Kazan   directed Gentleman's Agreement (1947; Best Director oscar) & On The Waterfront (1954; Best Director oscar)
¤born: Elia Kazanjoglous 
born on 9-7-1909 in Constantinople, Turkey, Ottoman Empire
expired 9-28-2003 in New York, New York   age 94
   Contest Selectors
2000ANG, KLS29%
2001ANG, KLS25%
2002ANG, DTM, JAC, RR36.4%
2003COCO, DTM, JEDS, KLS, RR27.8%
   Scored 3.2563 points

Greek author & government minister  Nikos Kazantzakis   wrote Zorba the Greek (1946)
born on 12-2-1883 in Iraklion, Greece
expired 10-26-1957 in Freiburg, Germany   age 73
Nasser's widow  Taheya Kazem
expired 3-25-1990   age 66
waitress/"scorned woman"  Sahel Kazemi   had been the mistress of Steve McNair — who just was in no hurry to divorce his wife; killed him while he slept (in their Nashville love nest), then put the gun to her temple ...
expired 7-4-2009 in Nashville, Tennessee   age 20   cause: suicide; gunshot to temple
Russian ballerina  Mathilde Kchessinska   held the title "Prima Ballerina Absoluta"; mistress of Nicholas II prior to his becoming Czar
expired 12-7-1971 in Paris, France   age 99
R&B singer  Ernie K-Doe   had 1961 hit with Mother-in-Law
¤born: Ernest Kador Jr. 
born on 2-22-1936 in New Orleans, Louisiana
expired 7-5-2001 in New Orleans, Louisiana   age 65   cause: cirrhosis

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