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Czech conductor  Rafael Kubelik
¤born: Jeronym Rafael Kubelik 
born on 6-29-1914 in Bychory, Czech Republic
expired 8-11-1996 in Lucerne, Switzerland   age 82
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Monthto January 1958 Playmate of Month Playboy February 1958 Playmate of Month  Cheryl Kubert
expired 4-25-1989   age ??   cause: suicide (speculative)
Mongol & Chinese ruler  Kublai Khan   grandson of Genghis Khan
born on --1216
expired ??-??-1294   age 78
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in May 1981 psychiatrist  Elisabeth Kübler-Ross   a leading death "expert" and hospice pioneer; author of On Death and Dying (1969); identified 5 phases in the dying process: denial, anger, barganing, depression & acceptance
born on 7-8-1926 in Zürich, Switzerland
expired 8-24-2004 in Scottsdale, Arizona   age 78   cause: complications from strokes
   Contest Selectors
2003MB5.6%
2004LMLD5.6%
   Scored 7.2000 solo points

AKS: Kubler
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in September 1968 movie director  Stanley Kubrick   made 16 films (3 documentary shorts, first in the list, and 13 features): Day of the Flight (1951), Flying Padre (1951), The Seafarers (1953), Fear and Desire (1953), Killer's Kiss (1955), The Killing (1956), Paths of Glory (1957), Spartacus (1960), Lolita (1962), Dr. Strangelove (1964), 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), A Clockwork Orange (1971), Barry Lyndon (1975), The Shining (1980), Full Metal Jacket (1987) and Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
born on 7-26-1928 in New York, New York
expired 3-7-1999 in Hertfordshire, England   age 70   cause: heart attack
baseball player  Harvey Edward Kuenn
born on 12-4-1930 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
expired 2-28-1988 in Peoria, Arizona   age 57
Kaiser Bill's last soldier  Charles Kuentz   fought on the Russian Front
born on 2-18-1897 in Ranspach, Alsace, Germany
expired 4-23-2005 in Colmar, Alsace-Lorraine, France   age 108
litigious cancer-suffering smoker  Charles Kueper
expired 3-5-1993   age 51
Amsterdam spice merchant  Victor Kugler   hid Anne Frank & family in his business at 263 Prinsengracht Street (1942-44); spent 8 months in prison, escaping during a bombing raid
born on 6-5-1900 in Hohen Elbe, Austria-Hungary
expired 12-13-1981 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada   age 81
former Army Air Corps Master Sgt.  John D. Kuharek   flight engineer aboard Bockscar, the plane that nuked Nagasaki
born on 4-3-1914
expired 4-24-2001 in Tampa, Florida   age 87
evangelist and faith healer  Kathryn Kuhlman
born on 5-9-1907 in Concordia, Missouri
expired 2-20-1976 in Tulsa, Oklahoma   age 68
to next Baseball Commissioner: Peter Ueberrothto previous Baseball Commissioner: William Eckert  Bowie Kent Kuhn   former Baseball Commissioner (February 4, 1969 to Setpember 30, 1984)
born on 10-28-1926 in Takoma Park, Maryland
expired 3-15-2007 in Ponte Verde Beach, Florida   age 80
   Contest Selectors
2005QKU4.3%
2006DFFC, QKU, 4GUE10.0%
2007DFFC, GOHI, QKU, 4GUE12.9%
   Scored 4.8125 points

Grey Panthers founder  Margaret E "Maggie" Kuhn
born on 8-3-1905 in Buffalo, New York
expired 4-22-1995 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania   age 89
 Richard Kuhn   recipient of the 1938 Nobel Prize in chemistry
born on 12-3-1900 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary
expired 8-1-1967 in Heidelberg, Germany   age 66
planetary scientist  Gerard Peter Kuiper   know for his trans-Neptunian Belt of objects
¤born: Gerrit Pieter Kuiper 
born on 12-7-1905 in Harenkarspel, The Netherlands
expired 12-23-1973 in Mexico City, Mexico   age 68
painter  Konrad Kujau   got in trouble in 1983 for his forged "Hitler's Diaries" that he had sold to Stern
born on 6-27-1938 in Löbau, Saxony
expired 9-12-2000 in Stuttgart, Germany   age 62   cause: stomach cancer
Mafia hit man  Richard Kuklinski   he was about half as productive as Dr. Kevorkian
¤nickname: "the Iceman" 
born on 4-11-1935 in Jersey City, New Jersey
expired 3-5-2006 in Trenton, New Jersey   age 70
Mayan King (9/6/426-437)  K'inich Yax K'uk Mo'   founder of the Cópan dynasty
¤meaning of name: "Blue-Green Quetzal Macaw" 
expired ??-??-450 in Cópan (Honduras)   age ??
tv director  Seymour "Buzz" Kulik   directed Brian's Song (1971)
born on 7-23-1922 in Kearney, New Jersey
expired 1-13-1999 in Los Angeles, California   age 76   cause: heart failure
actor & pro wrassler  Henry Kulky   played Otto Schmidlap on The Life of Riley tv series, Stroogo in The Five Thousand Fingers of Dr. T, Cuddles in A Star Is Born (1954) and Max Bronsky on the Hennesey tv series (1959)
¤aka: "Bomber Kulkovich
born on 8-11-1911 in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York
expired 2-12-1965 in Oceandale, California   age 53   cause: heart attack
actress  Nancy Jane Kulp   served in the WAVES in World War II; played Miss Jane Hathaway on The Beverly Hillbillies
¤ex-Mrs. Charles Dacus (1951-61) 
born on 8-28-1921 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
expired 2-3-1991 in Palm Desert, California   age 69   cause: cancer
NASCAR driver  Alan Kulwicki
born on 12-14-1954 in Greenfield, Wisconsin
expired 3-31-1993 in Bristol, Tennessee   age 38
aged Cardinal  Ignatius Kung   imprisoned by Chinese Communist government
born on 8-2-1901 in Shanghai, China
expired 3-12-2000 in Stamford, Connecticut   age 98   cause: stomach cancer
mathematician  Kunihiko Kodaira   winner of 1954 Fields Medal; co-developer of Theory of Defromation of Complex Structures
born on 3-16-1915 in Toykyo, Japan
expired 7-26-1997 in Kofu, Japan   age 82
former U.S. poet laureate (2000-2001)  Stanely Jasspon Kunitz
born on 7-29-1905 in Worcester, Massachusetts
expired 5-14-2006 in New York, New York   age 100   cause: pneumonia
   Contest Selectors
2002JL9.1%
2003COCO, JL, PCD16.7%
2004PCD5.6%
2005PCD, WORM8.7%
2006DTM, PCD6.7%
   Scored 3.7500 points

Texas death row inmate  Troy Albert Kunkle
¤number 784 
born on 5-27-1966 in Nuremburg, Germany
expired 1-25-2005 in Huntsville, Texas   age 38   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2005DTM, PCD, QKU, RIE17.4%
   Scored 9.0125 points

World War I soldier  Franz Künstler   had been the last surviving member of the Austro-Hungarian army
born on 7-24-1900 in Sósd, Kingdom of Hungary, Austro-Hungarian Empire
expired 5-27-2008 in Niederstetten, Baden-Württemberg, Germany   age 107   cause: complications form intestinal surgery; a fall
AKS: Kunstler Kuenstler
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in October 1970 attorney  William Moses Kunstler   provided counsel for many radical 1960s and 70s groups, including the Chicago Seven
born on 7-7-1919 in New York, New York
expired 9-4-1995 in New York, New York   age 76   cause: heart attack
AKS: Kuntsler
Cincinnati Pops orchestra conductor (1977-2009)  Erich Kunzel Jr.
born on 3-21-1935 in Manhattan, New York, New York
expired 9-1-2009 in Bar Harbor, Maine   age 74   cause: liver, colon & pancreatic cancer
Chicago Sun-Times celebristy/gossip columnist (1943-2003)  Irving Kupcinet   briefly played pro football for Philadelphia Eagles
born on 7-31-1912 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 11-10-2003 in Chicago, Illinois   age 91   cause: complications from pneumonia
poet, singer, Fug  Naphtali "Tuli" Kupferberg   co-founder of the Fugs band; jumped off of the Manhattan Bridge & lived to tell of it
born on 9-28-1923 in New York, New York
expired 7-12-2010 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 86   cause: complications from stroke
AKS: Naftali
CBS' "road warrior"  Charles Bishop Kuralt   turns out he had a second "family" out on the road; original host of CBS' Sunday Morning
born on 9-10-1934 in Wilmington, North Carolina
expired 7-4-1997 in New York, New York   age 62   cause: heart failure; lupus
That is one big-ass bomb! It's the KING of BOMBS! Hope it never meets the 'Mother Of All Bombs'! Soviet nuclear weapons designer  Igor Vasilyevich Kurchatov   lead team that designed the Tsar Bomba (King of Bombs), detonated 10/30/1961 over Novaya Zemlya Island in the Artic Ocean (reputed to be 50 to 57 megatons)
born on 1-8-1903 in Simskii Zavad, Russia
expired 2-7-1960 in Moscow, Russia, USSR   age 57   cause: cerebral blood clot
set decorator/designer  Emile Kuri   won two oscars for The Heiress (1949) and 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954); designed main street setting in Its a Wonderful Life
born on 6-11-1907 in Cuernavaca, Mexico
expired 10-10-2000 in Woodland Hills, California   age 93
director  Akira Kurosawa   directed Ran, The Seven Samurai, Kagemusha and Rashomon
born on 3-23-1910 in Tokyo, Japan
expired 9-6-1998 in Tokyo, Japan   age 88   cause: stroke
cartoonist & co-founder of MAD magazine  Harvey Kurtzman   co-created the Little Annie Fannie cartoon strip in Playboy
born on 10-3-1924 in New York, New York
expired 2-21-1993 in Mount Vernon, New York   age 68
 Michael N. Kuryla Jr   a survivor of the sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis (July 1945)
born on 9-10-1925 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 10-3-2009 in Bartlett, Illinois   age 84   cause: cancer
physicist Dr.  Polykarp Kusch   1955 Nobel physics laureate, shared with Willis Lamb, for determining the magnetic moment of the electron
born on 1-26-1911 in Blankenburg, Germany
expired 3-20-1993 in Dallas, Texas   age 82   cause: complications from strokes
   Contest Selectors
2005SPIT

AKS: Polycarp
abusive Jay Leno agent  Helen G. Kushnick
¤born: Helen Gorman 
born on 8-18-1945
expired 8-28-1996 in New York, New York   age 51   cause: cancer
character actor  Kay E. Kuter   played Newt Kiley on Green Acres
born on 4-25-1925 in Los Angeles, California
expired 11-12-2003 in Burbank, California   age 78
lawyer  Luis Kutner   co-founded Amnesty International & originated concept of the "living will"
born on 6-9-1909 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 3-1-1993 in Chicago, Illinois   age 83
Wharton School economist  Simon Smith Kuznets   received the 1971 Nobel prize in Economics
born on 4-30-1901 in Kharkov, Russia
expired 7-8-1985 in Cambridge, Massachusetts   age 84
Soviet World War II Admiral  Nikolai Garasimovich Kuznetsov   in and out of favor with Stalin; purged from Central Committee (1956)
born on --1902 in Arkhangelsk, Russia
expired 12-8-1974 in Moscow, Russia, USSR   age 72
anti-apartheid crusader  Ellen Kuzwayo   was a co-founder of the African National Congress Youth League
¤born: Nnoseng Ellen Kate Merafe Serasengwe 
born on 6-29-1914 in Thaba Nchu, Orange Free State
expired 4-19-2006 in Soweto, South Africa   age 91   cause: complications from diabetes
former Hang Sen Bank research department head  Stanley Shih Kuang Kwan   came up with an index (metric) for the Hong Kong stock market (the Hang Sen Index; 11/24/1969)
born on 1-10-1925 in British Hong Kong Colony
expired 12-31-2011 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada   age 86
race horse lover  Henryk Richard de Kwiatkowski   owner of Calumet Farms (1992-2003), bought at bankruptcy auction for $17,000,000
born on 2-22-1924 in Poznan, Poland
expired 3-17-2003 in Lyford Cay, New Providence Island, Bahamas   age 79
 Frances Shand Kydd   mother of Princess Di
¤born: Frances Ruth Burke Roche 
born on 1-20-1936 in Sandringham, Norfolk, England
expired 6-3-2004 in Oban, Scotland   age 68
former Greek Cypriot president (1977-85)  Spyros Achilles Kyprianou
born on 10-28-1932 in Limassol, Cypus
expired 3-12-2002 in Nicosia, Cyprus   age 69   cause: pelvic cancer
 Georgia Carroll Kyser   was a 1930s/40s model & actress; widow of bandleader Kay Kyser
born on 11-18-1919 in Blooming Grove, Texas
expired 1-14-2011 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina   age 91
big band leader  James King Kern "Kay" Kyser
born on 6-18-1906 in Rocky Mount, North Carolina
expired 7-23-1985 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina   age 79

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