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A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   Ma - Md   Me - Mh   Mi - Mn   Mo - Mt   Mu - Mz   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z   Main

neo-romantic music composer  Nikolai Yakovievich Miaskovsky   studied with Glière, Liadoff, Witol & Rimsky-Korsakov at the St. Petersburg Conservatory; professor of theory at Moscow Conservatory
born on 4-20-1881 in Novogeorgievsky, Poland, Russian Empire
expired 8-9-1950 in Moscow, Russia, USSR   age 69
D.C.-area tv sports yakker  George Michael   was the host of the Sports Machine clip show (1984-2007)
¤born: George Gimpel 
born on 3-24-1939 in Saint Louis, Missouri
expired 11-24-2009 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 70   cause: lymphocytic leukemia
chemist & journalist  Anthony Rowland Michaelis   was the science correspondent for The Daily Telegraph; while interviewing Nobel Laureate Antony Hewish about a new type of "pulsing" star invented the word pulsar
¤born: Kurt Otto Adolf Michaelis 
born on 8-22-1916 in Berlin, Germany
expired 10-18-2007 in Heidelberg, Germany   age 91
film noir actress  Beverly Michaels   played the Amazonian Felice Blackett in East Side, West Side (1949); widow of screen writer Russell Rouse; mother of film editor Christopher Rouse
born on 12-28-1928 in New York, New York
expired 6-??-2007 in Phoenix, Arizona   age 78   cause: stroke
art/design studio operator  Doug Michaels   designed the "public art" piece Cadillac Ranch outside of Amarillo (1974)
born on 6-29-1943 in Seattle, Washington
expired 6-12-2003 in Eden, Australia   age 59   cause: fall while climbing
classical pianist  Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli
born on 1-5-1920 in Brescia, Italy
expired 6-12-1995 in Lugano, Switzerland   age 75
Renaissance artist  Michelangelo
¤full name: Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni 
born on 3-6-1475 in Capese, Tuscany, Italy
expired 2-18-1564 in Rome, Italy   age 88   cause: a slow fever
cover of May 1964 issue of 'Playboy' magazine featuring Donna's famous `rabbit head' posecover of December 1963 issue of 'Playboy' magazine with playmate Donna Michelleto January 1964 Playmate of Monthto November 1963 Playmate of Month Playboy December 1963 Playmate of Month & 1964 Playmate of the Year  Donna Michelle   became a photographer after posing for Playboy
¤born: Donna Michelle Fick
ex-Mrs. David M. Ronne (1963-67) 
born on 12-8-1945 in Los Angeles, California
expired 4-9-2004 in Ukiah, California   age 58   cause: heart attack
physicist  Albert Abrahama Michelson   received the 1907 Nobel prize in physics for his work in precision optical instruments like the interferometer, his measurements of the speed of light and the measurement of the diameter of the star Betelgeuse
born on 12-19-1852 in Strelno, Prussia, Germany
expired 5-9-1931 in Pasadena, California   age 78
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in September 1981 author  James Albert Michener   wrote Tales of the South Pacific, basis for Broadway play South Pacific
born on 2-3-1907 in New York, New York
expired 10-16-1997 in Austin, Texas   age 90   cause: renal failure
   Contest Selectors
1979 HP, VM15.4%
1980 HP6.3%

AKS: Michner
Ideal Toy and Novelty Company co-founder (1903)  Morris Michtom   inspired to create the first Teddy Bear (1902; initially called "Teddy's Bear")
born on --1870 in Russia
expired 8-21-1938 in New York, New York   age 68
Ideal Toy and Novelty Company co-founder (1903)  Rose Michtom   sewed the first Teddy Bear (1902)
born on --1867 in Russia
expired 8-27-1937 in New York, New York   age 70
South Dakota Governor (1987-93)  George Speaker Mickelson
born on 1-31-1941 in Mobridge, South Dakota
expired 4-19-1993 in Dubuque, Iowa   age 52   cause: plane crash
first CBS tv News president (1949-61)  Sigfried Mickelson   hired Walter Cronkite & Fred Friendly; co-founder & first president of RTNDA (1948-49)
born on 5-24-1913
expired 3-24-2000 in San Diego, California   age 86   cause: complications from pneumonia
dentist & pro golfer  Emmett Cary Middlecoff
born on 1-6-1921 in Halls, Tennessee
expired 9-1-1998 in Memphis, Tennessee   age 77   cause: congestive heart failure
to next U.S. president: Peyton Randolphto previous U.S. president: Peyton Randolph forgotten U.S. president  Henry Middleton   second president of the Continental Congress under the Articles of Association (10/22/1774-5/10/1775)
born on --1717 in The Oaks, near Charleston, South Carolina
expired 6-13-1784 in Charleston, South Carolina   age 67
former CBS News producer  Leslie Grant Midgley
born on 1-18-1915 in Salt Lake City, Utah
expired 6-19-2002 in White Plains, New York   age 87   cause: pneumonia
chemist  Thomas Midgley Jr.   invented Ethyl gasoline additive; pioneer synthetic rubber researcher
born on 5-18-1889 in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania
expired 11-2-1944 in Columbus, Ohio   age 55
 Mie Ishiguro
born on 6-2-1888
expired 8-14-2001   age 113
former East German Stasi head (1957-89)  Erich Mielke
born on 12-28-1907 in Berlin, Germany
expired 5-21-2000 in Berlin, Germany   age 92
to next U.S. president: Richard Henry Leeto previous U.S. president: Elias Boudinot Third U.S. president  Thomas Mifflin   third president of the Continental Congress under the Articles of Confederation (11/3/1783-11/29/1784)
born on 4-3-1744 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 1-20-1800 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania   age 55
Japanese movie star  Toshiro Mifune   played the submarine commander in 1941; was in The Seven Samurai and Rashomon
born on 4-1-1920 in Qingdao, China
expired 12-24-1997 in Mitaka, Japan   age 77   cause: organ failure
retired basketball center  George Lawrence Mikan   played college basketball for DePaul (1941-45); was with the NBL/BAA/NBA Minnesota Lakers as a player (1947-54) and coach (1957); was the first ABA Commissioner
born on 6-18-1924 in Joliet, Illinois
expired 6-1-2005 in Scottsdale, Arizona   age 80   cause: kidney failure; diabetes
   Contest Selectors
2005BYE4.3%
   Scored 7.0000 solo points

Stalin/Putin stooge  Sergei Vladimirovich Mikhalkov   co-wrote lyrics to Soviet/current Russian national anthem; persecuted musicians that Stalin didn't like; a real old-style commie ass-kiss
born on 3-18-1913 in Moscow, Russian Empire
expired 8-27-2009 in Moscow, Russian Empire   age 96   cause: hypotrophic epididymal infarction
Austrian politician  Wilhelm Miklas   Austrian President (1928 to 1938) who refused Anschulss with Hitler's Germany; later forced to resign
expired 3-20-1956 in Vienna, Austria   age 83
USSR president (1964-65)  Anastas Ivanovich Mikoyan   served under every Kremlin leader from Lenin to Brezhnev
born on 11-25-1895 in Sanain, Russia
expired 10-22-1978 in Moscow, Russia, USSR   age 82
aircraft designer  Artem Ivanovich Mikoyan   co-designed the MiG Fighter aircraft with Mikhail Gurevich; younger brother of Anastas
born on --1905 in Armenia
expired 12-9-1970 in Moscow, Russia, USSR   age 65
AP photo of J.W. Milam with wife, Carolyn, and Roy Bryant, at their trial for the murder of Emmett Till acquitted/admitted murderer  John William Milam   co-kidnapper & murderer of Emmett Till
born on 2-10-1919 in Charleston, Mississippi
expired 12-31-1980 in Jackson, Mississippi   age 61   cause: spinal cancer
AKS: J. W.
Nazi Field Marshall  Erhard Milch   Lufthansa co-founder; close associate of Hitler and Göring; organized the Luftwaffe and headed the German World War II aeronautics industry; spent 1947-54 in prison for hypothermia experiments conducted on unwilling prisoners
born on 3-30-1892 in Wilhelmshaven, Germany
expired 1-25-1972 in Wuppertal, Germany   age 79
U.S. Navy Captain  Alfred Hart Miles   co-author of Anchors Aweigh (1906)
expired 10-6-1956 in Norfolk, Virginia   age 72
drummer  George "Buddy" Miles Jr.   played with Jimi Hendrix, Ruby & the Romantics, the Delfonics and The Band of Gypsys; did the California Raisins commercials
born on 9-5-1947 in North Omaha, Nebraska
expired 2-26-2008 in Austin, Texas   age 60
white supremacist  Robert E Miles
born on 1-28-1925
expired 8-16-1992   age 67
actor/director  Lewis Milestone   directed Ocean's Eleven (1960); won oscars for directing Two Arabian Knights (1928) & All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
¤born: Lewis Milstein 
born on 9-30-1895 in Chisnau, Russia
expired 9-25-1980 in Los Angeles, California   age 84
oscar-winning film editor  Arthur E. Milford
born on 1-19-1902
expired 12-23-1991   age 89
character actor  John Milford
born on 9-7-1929 in Johnstown, New York
expired 8-14-2000 in Santa Monica, California   age 70   cause: melanoma
psychologist Dr.  Stanley Milgram   while at Harvard he came up with the "Six Degrees of Separation" theory (1967) of social separation (published in Psychology Today 2, pgs 60-67, 1967)
born on 8-15-1933 in New York, New York
expired 12-20-1984 in New York, New York   age 51   cause: heart attack
French composer  Darius Milhaud
born on 9-4-1892 in Aix-en-Provence, France
expired 6-22-1974 in Geneva, Switzerland   age 81
French magician and movie producer/director  Marie-Georges-Jean Míliès   produced the first great science fiction special effects epic A Trip to the Moon (1902)
born on 12-8-1861 in Paris, Île-de-France, France
expired 1-21-1938 in Paris, Île-de-France, France   age 76
AKS: George Milies Melies
Russian politician  Paul Nikolaivitch Miliukov   head of the opposition in the Imperial Duma; Foreign Minister in Kerensky's Provisional Government in 1917
expired 3-31-1943 in Aix-les-Bains, France   age 84
San Francisco supervisor (1977-78)  Harvey Bernard Milk
¤born: Glimpy Milch 
born on 5-22-1930 in Woodmere, New York
expired 11-27-1978 in San Francisco, California   age 48   cause: assassinated; shot to death
actor  Raymond Alton Milland
¤born: Reginald Alfred John Truscott-Jones 
born on 1-3-1905 in Neath, Vale of Glemorgan, Wales, United Kingdom
expired 3-10-1986 in Torrance, California   age 78   cause: lung cancer
bandleader  Alton Glenn Miller   apocryphly said to have died when his plane, flying at a lower altitude, was "bombed" by a returning higher-altitude RAF bomber that was dumping bombs not used in a raid
born on 3-1-1904 in Clarinda, Iowa
expired 12-15-1944 in English Channel   age 40   cause: plane crash ("friendly fire")?
actress/dancer  Ann Miller   her father was a lawyer for Bonnie & Clyde and Baby Face Nelson
¤born: Johnnie Lucille Ann Collier 
born on 4-12-1923 in Chireno, Texas
expired 1-22-2004 in Los Angeles, California   age 80   cause: lung cancer
 Anne Sheafe Miller   first person to be saved by penicillin:streptococcus infection following scarlet fever & miscarriage (March, 1942)
born on 10-13-1908
expired 5-27-1999 in Salisbury, Connecticut   age 90
United Mine Workers president (1972-79)  Arnold Ray Miller
born on 4-25-1923 in Leewood, West Virginia
expired 7-16-1985 in Charleston, West Virginia   age 62
   Contest Selectors
1980 GP, JW, RR18.8%

playwright  Arthur Miller   wrote Death of a Salesman (1949) and The Crucible (1953); briefly married to Marilyn Monroe
born on 10-17-1915 in New York, New York
expired 2-10-2005 in Roxbury, Connecticut   age 89   cause: congestive heart failure; pneumonia, cancer
   Contest Selectors
1979VM7.7%
2002JAC, MORB18.2%
2003DTM, PCD, TAP16.7%
2004ADWC, DTM, EOD, RIE, TAP27.8%
2005BOD, DTM, MOT, QKU, RIE, SLIM, WORM30.4%
   Scored 3.6391 points

jazz and blues singer  Clarence "Big" Miller
born on 12-18-1922 in Sioux City, Iowa
expired 6-9-1992 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada   age 69   cause: heart attack
film & tv director  David Miller
born on 11-28-1909 in Paterson, New Jersey
expired 4-14-1992 in Los Angeles, California   age 82   cause: cancer
retired U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge (1965-77)  Don C. Miller   1923/24 Notre Dame "Four Horsemen" halfback
born on 3-30-1902 in Defiance, Ohio
expired 7-28-1979 in Cleveland, Ohio   age 77
Texas death row inmate  Donald Anthony Miller
¤number 728 
born on 6-12-1962
expired 2-27-2007 in Huntsville, Texas   age 44   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2007DFFC, DTH, DTM, JCM, PCD, QKU, RAVN, RIE, SPIT29.0%
   Scored 8.1098 points

comedian  George W. Miller
¤born: George Wade Dornberger 
born on 10-28-1941 in Seattle, Washington
expired 3-5-2003 in Los Angeles, California   age 61   cause: complications from cerebral blood clot; leukemia
money-monger  George William Miller   former chairman of the Federal Reserve (3/78-8/79); left that post to be Jimmy Carter's last treasury secretary (8/79-1/81)
born on 3-9-1925 in Sapulpa, Oklahoma
expired 3-17-2006 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 81   cause: idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in September 1964 author  Henry Miller   wrote Tropic of Cancer
born on 12-26-1891 in New York, New York
expired 6-7-1980 in Pacific Palisades, California   age 88   cause: circulatory failure
   Contest Selectors
1979 JW7.7%
1980 DH, DW12.5%
   Scored 1.2000 points

furniture company namesake  Herman Miller   after loaning his son-in-law the money to purchase the Michigan Star Furniture Company in 1923 had the company named after him; never took an active role in running the operation
expired ??-??-19?? in Zeeland, Michigan   age ??
psychiatrist  James Grier Miller   coined term "behavioral science"
born on 7-17-1916 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
expired 11-7-2002 in La Jolla, California   age 86
writer  James Pinckney Miller Sr.   wrote Days of Wine and Roses (1958) for Philco Theater tv series; adapted Helter Skelter for tv movie (1976)
born on 12-18-1919 in San Antonio, Texas
expired 11-1-2001 in Flemington, New Jersey   age 81   cause: pneumonia
playwright & actor  Jason Miller   portrayed Father Damien Karras in The Exorcist (1971); won 1973 Pulitzer Drama prize for That Championship Season; father of Jason Patric & Joshua Miller (with Sue Bernard)
¤born: John Anthony Miller 
born on 4-22-1939 in Scranton, Pennsylvania
expired 5-14-2001 in Scranton, Pennsylvania   age 62   cause: heart failure
John Filo's May 4, 1970 photo of Mary Ann Vecchio wailing over the body of Jeffrey Miller Kent State University student  Jeffrey Glenn Miller   one of four students killed by Ohio National Guard troops during campus rioting; had just recently transfered to Kent State from Michigan State
born on --1949 in Plainview, Long Island, New York
expired 5-4-1970 in Kent, Ohio   age 21   cause: bullet to head
J. Howard Miller's poster (drawn from a photo of Geraldine Hoff Doyle) graphic artist  John Howard Miller   created the World War II "We Can Do It" poster (1942)
born on 3-19-1918
expired 2-21-2004 in Evart, Michigan   age 85
AKS: J Howard Miller 1918 2004
murder victim  Joy Audrey Miller   murdered during the killing spree known as the Wonderland Murders (1981)
born on 5-14-1935
expired 7-1-1981 in Los Angeles, California   age 46   cause: bludgeoned to death with lead pipe
used car dealer  Lawrence Horne 'Larry H." Miller   was the owner of the Utah (formerly New Orleans) Jazz NBA basketball team
¤born: Lawrence Horne West 
born on 4-26-1944 in Salt Lake City, Utah
expired 2-20-2009 in Salt Lake City, Utah   age 64   cause: complications from Type II diabetes; calciphylaxis
Mrs.  Lillian D. Miller   the "professional audience"
born on 5-26-1897
expired 4-1-1990   age 92
younger sister of Ernest Hemingway  Madelaine Hemingway Mainland Miller
born on 11-28-1904
expired 1-15-1995   age 90
Robby the Robot in `Forbidden Planet' actor & narrator  Marvin Miller   the voice of Robby the Robot in Forbidden Planet; played Michael Anthony, the personal assistant to John Beresford Tipton on The Millionaire tv series (1955-60)
¤born: Marvin Müeller 
born on 7-18-1913 in Saint Louis, Missouri
expired 2-8-1985 in Santa Monica, California   age 71   cause: heart attack
1990 Nobel economics award winner  Merton Howard Miller   shared award with Markowitz & Sharpe
born on 5-16-1923 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 6-3-2000 in Chicago, Illinois   age 77   cause: lymphoma
sing-along tv host  Mitchell William Miller
born on 7-4-1911 in Rochester, Minnesota
expired 7-31-2010 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 99
   Contest Selectors
1980BD6.3%
2002JL9.1%
2004ANG5.6%
2005NFG, WORM8.7%
2006ANG, CSI, NFG, RR13.3%
2007GOHI, NFG6.5%
2008CSI, GOHI, JCM, NFG, PCD, RR18.8%
2009ADWC, CSI, JCM, NFG, PCD, RR20.0%
2010ADWC, CSI, JCM, NFG, PCD, RR22.2%
   Scored 2.6781 points

actress  Patricia Ruth "Patsy" Miller   played the dancer Esmeralda in 1923's Hunchback of Notre Dame
born on 1-17-1904 in Saint Louis, Missouri
expired 7-16-1995 in Palm Desert, California   age 91   cause: heart failure
retired Campbell's Soup Co. research chemist (1950-91)  Ralph A. Miller   helped to develop Spaghetti-Os (1965) & Prego Spaghetti Sauce (1981)
born on 2-12-1928
expired 6-9-2001 in Ormond Beach, Florida   age 73
singer/songwriter  Roger Dean Miller
born on 1-2-1936 in Fort Worth, Texas
expired 10-25-1992   age 56
Motown songwriter & producer  Ronald N. Miller   with Orlando Murden wrote For Once In My Life
born on 10-5-1932 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 7-23-2007 in Santa Monica, California   age 74   cause: cardiac arrest; emphysema; cancer
U.S. Circuit Judge  William E. Miller   in a 1959 Tennessee legislative redistricting case he issued a ruling requiring "one man, one vote" in legislative reapportionment, later upheald by the U.S. Supreme Court; presided over the 1962 conspiracy trial of Jimmy Hoffa
expired 4-12-1976 in Cincinnati, Ohio   age 69
1964 Republican Vice Presidential candidate  William Edward Miller   Barry Goldwater was at the top of the ticket that year
born on 3-22-1914 in Lockport, New York
expired 6-24-1983   age 68
ex-House doorman (1948-76)  William Moxley "Fishbait" Miller
born on 7-20-1909 in Pascagoula, Mississippi
expired 9-12-1989   age 80
original BBC "Goon"  Terence Alan "Spike" Milligan   appeared with Michael Bentine, Peter Sellers and Harry Secombe on the Goon Show; knighted ("Sir Goon"???)
born on 4-16-1918 in Ahmadnagar, India
expired 2-27-2002 in Rye, Sussex, England   age 83   cause: kidney failure
   Contest Selectors
2001 RR12½%

1923 Nobel prize-winning physicist  Robert Andrews Millikan   isolated and measured the electron; cosmic ray researcher
born on 3-22-1868 in Morrison, Illinois
expired 12-19-1953 in San Marino, California   age 85
singer  Donald Mills   one of the Mills Brothers
born on 4-29-1915 in Piqua, Ohio
expired 11-13-1999 in Los Angeles, California   age 84   cause: pneumonia
singer  Harry Mills   one of the Mills Brothers
born on 8-19-1913 in Piqua, Ohio
expired 6-28-1982   age 68
singer  Herbert Mills   one of the Mills Brothers
born on 4-2-1912 in Piqua, Ohio
expired 4-12-1989   age 77
distinguished actor Sir  John Mills   played Pip as a young man in Great Expectations (1946); awarded Best Supporting actor oscar for portraying Michael, the mute village idiot in Ryan's Daughter (1970)
¤born: Lewis Ernest Watts Mills 
born on 2-22-1908 in Felixstowe, Suffolk, England
expired 4-23-2005 in Denham, Buckinghamshire, England   age 97   cause: chest infection
   Contest Selectors
2003 KOHD5.6%
2005RIE, SPIT, WORM13.0%
   Scored 3.4250 points

singer  John Mills Sr.   father of the Mills Brother (Donald, John Jr., Harry & Herbert)
born on 2-11-1889 in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
expired 12-8-1967 in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania   age 78
singer  John Mills Jr.   one of the Mills Brothers
born on --1911 in Piqua, Ohio
expired 1-??-1936   age 24   cause: tuberculosis
Carolina Panthers assistant coach  Sam Mills Jr.
born on 6-3-1959 in Neptune, New Jersey
expired 4-18-2005 in Charlotte, North Carolina   age 45   cause: intestinal cancer
   Contest Selectors
2004LMLD5.6%
2005RAVN4.3%
   Scored 10.5000 solo points

Proctor & Gamble chemical engineer  Victor Mills   lead team that developed the first mass-market disposable diapers — Pampers (1961); also created the process that forms/stacks potato "crisps", leading to Pringles
born on 3-28-1897 in Milford, Nebraska
expired 11-1-1997 in Tucson, Arizona   age 100
falling-down-drunk former Arkansas congressman (1939-77)  Wilbur Daigh Mills   made a big splash in the D.C. Tidal Basin with stripper Fanny Fox (not his wife)
born on 5-24-1909 in Kensett, Arkansas
expired 5-2-1992 in Searcy, Arkansas   age 82
   Contest Selectors
1979 MM, VM15.4%
1980 JH, MM12.5%

author  Alan Alexander Milne   wrote Winnie the Pooh (1926) and The House at Pooh Corner (1928)
born on 1-18-1882 in London, England
expired 1-31-1956 in Hartfield, Sussex, England   age 73
 Christopher Robin Milne   son of A.A. Milne
born on 8-21-1920 in London, England
expired 4-22-1996 in London, England   age 75
computer scientist  Arthur John Robin Gorell Milner   1991 A.M. Turing Award winner
born on 1-13-1934 in Plymouth, England
expired 4-20-2010 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England   age 76
Mets & Pittsburgh outfielder  John David Milner
born on 12-28-1949 in Atlanta, Georgia
expired 1-4-2000 in Atlanta, Georgia   age 50   cause: cancer
former Bosnian Serb leader (1989-2000)  Slobodan Milosevic   an eager practitioner of "etničko čišćenje" ("ethnic cleansing"); indicted as a war criminal; was being tried in The Hague when he died
¤"The Butcher of the Balkans" 
born on 8-20-1941 in Pozarevac, Yugoslavia
expired 3-11-2006 in Scheveningen, The Netherlands   age 64   cause: cardiac arrest; hypertension; heart disease; acute hypotrophic epididymal infarction
   Contest Selectors
2000ANG, IVY29%
2002RAVN9.1%
2003MB5.6%
2005WORM4.3%
2006XXX3.3%
   Scored 8.6000 solo points

UC Berkeley Slavic languages professor  Czeslaw Milosz   won 1980 Nobel prize in literature
born on 6-30-1911 in Szeteiniani, Lithuania, Russian Empire
expired 8-14-2004 in Kraków, Poland   age 93   cause: cardiovascular disease
   Contest Selectors
2002MORB9.1%
2004NFG5.6%
   Scored 5.7000 points

I feel divine! 300 pound transvestite  Harris Glenn Milstead   appeared in John Waters' Pink Flamingos
¤aka: "Divine
born on 10-19-1945 in Baltimore, Maryland
expired 3-7-1988 in Los Angeles, California   age 42   cause: suffocation; sleep apnea; obesity
immunologist  César Milstein   shared the 1984 Nobel prize in medicine
born on 10-8-1927 in Bahia Blanca, Argentina
expired 3-24-2002 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England   age 74
AKS: Cesar Caesar
Burlington Coat Factory co-founder (1972)  Henrietta Milstein
born on 6-9-1929 in Vienna, Austria
expired 8-17-2001 in New York, New York   age 72   cause: ovarian cancer
violinist  Nathan Mironovich Milstein
born on 12-31-1904 in Odessa, Russia
expired 12-21-1992 in London, England   age 87
   Contest Selectors
1980 DH6.3%

early auto racer  Tommy Milton   winner of the Indianapolis 500 in 1921 & 1923
expired 7-10-1962 in Mount Clemens, Michigan   age 68
supergeezer  Yone Minagawa   had been the world's oldest person since January 2007
born on 1-4-1893 in Fukuchi, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan
expired 8-13-2007 in Fukuchi, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan   age 114
   Contest Selectors
2006KLS3.3%
2007KLS, RPRM6.5%
   Scored 2.3500 points

Hungarian Cardinal  Jozsef Mindszenty   after World War II he was arrested (accused of treason), tortured for months by Communist Party goons, tried in a kangaroo court and sentenced to life in prison; the army Major that released him in 1956 was shot when Russian tanks rolled into Budapest
¤born: Jozsef Pehm 
born on 3-29-1892 in Mindszent, Hungary
expired 5-7-1975 in Vienna, Austria   age 83   cause: heart failure following prostate surgery
actor  Salvatore Minèo Jr.
born on 1-10-1939 in New York, New York
expired 2-12-1976 in Hollywood, California   age 37   cause: stabbed to death
actress/dish soap shill  Janice Miner   played Madge the Manicurist in Palmolive dish liquid commercials
born on 10-15-1917 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 2-15-2004 in Bethel, Connecticut   age 86
   Contest Selectors
2001NFG12½%
2003TAP5.6%
2004NFG, TAP11.1%
   Scored 5.1500 points

educator  Joshua Lewis Miner   introduced the Outward Bound program to the U.S. (1961)
born on 7-11-1920 in Plainfield, New Jersey
expired 1-29-2002 in Andover, Massachusetts   age 81   cause: prostate cancer
movie director  Anthony Minghella   directed The English Patient (1996; Best Director oscar) & Cold Mountain (2003)
born on 1-6-1954 in Ryde, Isle of Wight, England
expired 3-18-2008 in London, England   age 54   cause: hemorrhage; complications from tonsil cancer surgery
a pre-Mad Alfred button illustrator  Norman Mingo   adapted an existing character image into the now-recognizable Alfred E. Neuman for Mad Magazine (1954)
born on 1-20-1896 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 5-8-1980 in White Plains, New York   age 84
AKS: Alfred E. Newman
jazz bass player  Charles Mingus
born on 4-22-1922 in Nogales, Arizona
expired 1-5-1979 in Cuernavaca, Mexico   age 56   cause: heart attack; ALS
   Contest Selectors
1979 JW 7.7%
   Scored 7 solo points

Hawaiian rep. (1965-1976; 1990-2002)  Patsy Takemoto Mink
born on 12-6-1927 in Paia, Maui, Hawaii
expired 9-28-2002 in Honolulu, Hawaii   age 74   cause: viral pneumonia; chickenpox
movie director  Vincente Minnelli   second husband of Judy Garland (1945-51); father of Liza Minnelli; directed Gigi (1958; Best Director oscar) & The Courtship of Eddie's Father (1963)
¤born: Lester Anthony Minnelli 
born on 2-28-1913 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 7-25-1986 in Beverly Hills, California   age 73   cause: Alzheimer's disease
AKS: Vincent Minelli Minneli Mineli
writer  Meade Minnigerode   co-authored the lyrics for the Yale University Whiffenpoof Song
born on 6-19-1887
expired 10-27-1967 in Essex, Connecticut   age 80
Guinness Book record holder  Jon Brower Minnoch   was world's heaviest person (at 629Kg)
born on 9-29-1940
expired 9-10-1983   age 42
 Georg Richards Miot   shared the 1934 Nobel prize in Medicine
born on 12-2-1885 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 2-25-1950 in Brookline, Massachusetts   age 64
burlesque chain opeator  Abraham Bennett Minsky   son of Louis Minsky
born on 3-1-1881 in New York, New York
expired 9-5-1949 in New York, New York   age 68
Gaiety Burlesque theater co-owner  Harold Minsky   son of Abraham Minsky
born on 3-14-1915 in New York, New York
expired 12-25-1977 in Las Vegas, Nevada   age 62   cause: cancer
burlesque theater chain owner (with his brothers)  Herbert Kay Minsky   last theater closed in 1937 because of "civic disapproval" by New York City mayor Fiorello LaGuardia
expired 12-21-1959 in New York, New York   age 68
New Amsterdam governor (1626-31)  Peter Minuit   said to have purchased Manhattan Island for $24 worth of beads and trinkets (played in the movies by Groucho)
born on --1580 in Wesel, German
expired 6-??-1638   age 58
singer/actress  Aurora Miranda da Cunha   sister of Carmen; portrayed Estela Monteiro in Phantom Lady (1944; in that movie she sang "Chica-Chica-Boom-Boom") & "danced" with Donald Duck in The Three Caballeros (1944)
born on 4-20-1915 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
expired 12-22-2005   age 90
"vegan" singer and dancer  Carmen Miranda   danced in movies with a pile of fruit on her head
¤born: Maria do Carno Miranda da Cunha 
born on 2-9-1915 in Marco de Canavezes, Portugal
expired 8-5-1955 in Beverly Hills, California   age 41   cause: heart attack
day laborer/career criminal  Ernesto Arturo Miranda   subject of 1966 Supreme Court ruling that produced the so-called Miranda Warning: "You have the right to remain silent. Anything that you say may used against you in a court of law. You have a right to an attorney...."
born on 3-9-1941 in Mesa, Arizona
expired 1-31-1976 in Phoenix, Arizona   age 34   cause: knife wound
actress  Soledad Redón Miranda   played the lusty Countess Nadia Cadory in Vampyros Lesbos(1970)
¤née: Bueno
Mrs. José Manuel de Conceiçao Simões
aka: "Susann Korda" «or» "Susan Korday" 
born on 7-9-1943 in Seville, Spain
expired 8-18-1970 in Lisbon, Portugal   age 27   cause: car crash
movie producer  Harold J. Mirisch   co-founded the Mirisch Company - it did a number of Pink Panther movies
born on 5-4-1907 in New York, New York
expired 12-5-1968 in Beverly Hills, California   age 60
movie producer  Marvin Elliot Mirisch   with brothers co-founder of the Mirisch Company
born on 3-19-1918 in New York, New York
expired 11-17-2002 in Los Angeles, California   age 84   cause: heart attack
 Joan Miro
born on 4-20-1893 in Barcelona, Spain
expired 12-25-1983 in Palma de Majorca, Spain   age 90
General  Iskander Mirza   first president of Pakistan (1956-58); deposed by Gen. Ayub Khan
born on 11-13-1899 in Bombay, India
expired 11-13-1969 in London, England   age 70   cause: heart attack
undocumentable peasant supergeezer  Shirali Mislimov   claimed to be world's oldest person; the Guinness Book people couldn't find any documentation to back up the claim
born on 5-19-1805 in Barzavu, Ukraine, USSR
expired 9-1-1973 in Barzavu, Ukraine, USSR   age 168
writer  Frédéric Mistral   shared the 1904 Nobel prize in literature with Echegaray
born on 9-8-1830 in Maillane, Bouches-du-Rhône, France
expired 3-25-1914 in Maillane, Bouches-du-Rhône, France   age 83
AKS: Frederic
Chilean poet  Gabriela Mistral   won 1945 Nobel prize in Literature for Sonnets of Death
¤real name: Lucila de Maria del Perpetuo Socorro Godoy y Alcayaga 
born on 4-7-1889 in Vicuña, Chile
expired 1-10-1957 in Hempstead, Long Island, New York   age 67
porno producer  Artie Jay Mitchell   with brother Jim founded the O'Farrell Theater in San Francisco (1969); co-produced Behind the Green Door (1972); shot to death by his brother
born on 12-17-1945 in Lodi, California
expired 2-27-1991 in Corte Madera, Marin County, California   age 45   cause: shot to death
tenor saxophonist  Billy Mitchell
born on 11-3-1926 in Kansas City, Missouri
expired 4-15-2001 in Rockville Centre, New York   age 74   cause: lung cancer
actor  Cameron Mitchell
¤born: Cameron Mizell 
born on 11-4-1918 in Dallastown, Pennsylvania
expired 7-6-1994   age 75
actor  Chuck Mitchell   played title role in Porky's (1981)
born on 11-28-1927 in Connecticut
expired 6-22-1992 in Hollywood, California   age 64   cause: cirrhosis of liver
original Boston Red Sox team pitcher  Frederick Francis Mitchell   also manages Chicago Cubs, leading them to National League pennant in 1918
born on 6-5-1878 in Cambridge, Massachusetts
expired 10-13-1970 in Newton, Massachusetts   age 92
beefcake bodybuilder  Gordon Mitchell   a member of Mae West's troupe of boy toys; did a bunch of grade-z sword and sandal movies like Giant of Metropolis (1961)
¤born: Charles Pendleton 
born on 7-29-1923 in Denver, Colorado
expired 9-20-2003 in Marina del Rey, California   age 80   cause: heart attack
big band trombonist  Grover C. Mitchell   played in the Count Basie Orchestra; ended up leading it
born on 3-17-1930 in Whatley, Alabama
expired 8-6-2003 in New York, New York   age 73
1950s singer  Guy Mitchell
¤born: Albert George Cernick 
born on 2-27-1927 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 7-1-1999 in Las Vegas, Nevada   age 72   cause: complications following surgery
Another SFBMoFo virulently racist Black Supremecist  Hulon Mitchell Jr.   ran the Nation of Yahweh "religion"; did 11 years in the federal pen for recketeering and homicide (you had to kill "whitey" & tithe one of the victim's bodyparts to gain entrance to the land of mammalian secretions and bee vomit)
¤aka: "Yahweh ben Yahweh
born on 10-27-1935 in Kingfisher, Oklahoma
expired 5-7-2007 in Opa-Locka, Florida   age 71   cause: acute hypotrophic epididymal infarction; prostate cancer
actor  James Mitchell   played Palmer Cortlandt on the All My Children soap opera (1979-2009); also appeared on Broadway in Brigadoon (1947), Paint Your Wagon (1951), Carnival (1961) & Mack and Mabel (1971)
born on 2-29-1920 in Sacramento, California
expired 1-22-2010 in Los Angeles, California   age 89   cause: pneumonia; chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
prono producer  James Lowell "Jim" Mitchell   with brother Artie founded the O'Farrell Theater in San Francisco (1969); co-produced Behind the Green Door (1972); convicted of voluntary manslaughter for shotting brother Artie to death (did 3 years of a 7 year sentence)
born on 11-30-1943 in Stockton, California
expired 7-12-2007 in Two Rock, Sonoma County, California (near)   age 63
Jimi Hendrix Experience drummer  John "Mitch" Mitchell
born on 7-9-1947 in Ealing, Middlesex, England
expired 11-12-2008 in Portland, Oregon   age 61
Nixon Attorney General (1969-72)  John Newton Mitchell   did time for his role in Watergate
born on 9-15-1913 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 11-9-1988 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 75
   Contest Selectors
1979 HFS, MM, VM23.1%
1980 DH, HP, JW, MM, VA31.3%

writer  Margaret Munnerlyn Mitchell   wrote Gone With The Wind (garnered 1936 Pulitzer prize)
¤Mrs. John Marsh 
born on 11-8-1900 in Atlanta, Georgia
expired 8-16-1949 in Atlanta, Georgia   age 48   cause: injuries from being run over by automobile
loudmouthed  Martha Mitchell   estranged wife of former Attorney General John; leaked lots of juicy Watergate tidbits to press
¤born: Martha Elizabeth Beall 
born on 9-2-1919 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas
expired 5-31-1976 in New York, New York   age 56   cause: bronchial pneumonia; multiple myeloma
tabloid journalism victim  Nellie Mitchell   won $1,000,000 suing the Sun tabloid for their 1990 story, illustrated with a picture of her, about a 100 year old woman with a paper route being fired for being pregnant; the tabloid's excuse: "we thought she was dead" (insulating them from liability, they thought)
born on 7-2-1895
expired 12-29-1998 in Mountain Home, Arkansas   age 103
researcher  Peter Dennis Mitchell   recipient of the 1978 Nobel prize in chemistry
born on 9-29-1920 in Mitcham, Surrey, England
expired 4-10-1992 in Bodmin, Cornwall, England   age 71
character actor  Thomas Mitchell   won Academy Award for his role in Stagecoach; played Scarlett O'Hara's father in Gone With The Wind; played Uncle Billy in Its a Wonderful Life
born on 7-11-1892 in Elizabeth, New Jersey
expired 12-17-1962 in Beverly Hills, California   age 70
former General Foods research chemist (1941-76)  William A. Mitchell   invented a tapioca subsitute (1940s) & Pop Rocks (1956)
born on 10-21-1911 in Raymond, Minnesota
expired 7-26-2004 in Stockton, California   age 92   cause: congestive heart failure
former Clovers singer  William Joseph "Billy" Mitchell Jr.   had hit with Love Potion No. 9
born on 1-30-1931 in Washington, District of Columbia
expired 11-5-2002 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 71   cause: strokes; colon cancer
lawyer  Marvin Morris Mitchelson   argued Douglas v. California (1963; gave indigent people the right to free counsel); pioneered the "palimony" lawsuit (on behalf of Michelle Triola Marvin); did two years in the Federal pen for tax fraud
born on 5-7-1928 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 9-18-2004 in Beverly Hills, California   age 76   cause: malignant melanoma
character actor  John N. Mitchum   brother of Robert
born on 9-6-1919
expired 11-27-2001 in Los Angeles, California   age 82
actor  Robert Charles Duran Mitchum   movies include: River of No Return; The Enemy Below; Cape Fear; The Longest Day; Scrooged
born on 8-6-1917 in Bridgeport, Connecticut
expired 7-1-1997 in Santa Barbara, California   age 79   cause: lung cancer & emphysema
   Contest Selectors
1980 HP, VA12.5%

writer  Jessica Mitford   sister of Deborah, Diana (Mrs. Oswald Mosley), Nancy, Pamela and Unity; wrote "The American Way of Dying" (1963)
¤nickname: "Decca" 
born on 9-11-1917 in Batsford Mansion, Gloucestershire, England
expired 7-23-1996 in Oakland, California   age 78   cause: cancer
pollster  Warren J. Mitofsky   while working in CBS News' polling unit came up with the idea of the "exit poll" (first used in 1967)
born on 9-17-1934 in The Bronx, New York, New York
expired 9-1-2006 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 71   cause: aortic aneurysm
geezer  Mitoyo Kawate   briefly held "title" of world's oldest person (at least according to the drunks at Guinness)
born on 5-15-1889
expired 11-11-2003 in Hiroshima, Japan   age 114   cause: pneumonia
former KGB archivist (1948-92)  Vasili Nikitich Mitrokhin   defected to British Intelligence with 6 trunks full of documents
¤living under assumed name 
born on 3-3-1922 in Yurasaovo, Ryazan Province, Russia
expired 1-23-2004 in «undisclosed location», England   age 81
AKS: Vasily Mitrokin
former French President  François Maurice Marie Mitterand
born on 10-26-1916 in Jarnac, France
expired 1-8-1996 in Paris, France   age 79   cause: prostate cancer
 David Mitton   a co-creator of the Thomas the Tank Engine kiddie tv series (1984)
expired 5-16-2008 in London, England   age 69   cause: heart attack
early movie cowboy  Thomas Erwin "Tom" Mix
¤born: Thomas Hezikiah Mix 
born on 1-6-1880 in Mix Run, Pennsylvania
expired 10-12-1940 in Florence, Arizona   age 60
surfer/board maker  Wayne Kazunori Miyata   maker of hand-crafted surfboards; one of the first surfers to be filmed performing a "tube ride" — his ride at Ohahu's Ala Moana beach appeared in The Endless Summer (1966)
born on 2-17-1942 in Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii
expired 3-20-2005 in Hermosa Beach, California   age 63   cause: esophageal cancer
former Japanese prime minister (1991-93)  Kiichi Miyazawa   had been a longtime finance ministry aparachik that made "good"; had to resign as finance minister because of scandal but rebounded into the prime minister position; it was at a dinner with him that Bush the Elder barfed
born on 10-8-1919 in Tokyo, Japan
expired 6-28-2007 in Tokyo, Japan   age 87
Run-DMC dj  Jason Mizell Sr.
¤aka: "Jam Master Jay" 
born on 1-21-1965 in New York, New York
expired 10-30-2002 in New York, New York   age 37   cause: assassinated; shot in head
Thong bikini photographer  Robert Henry "Bob" Mizer   invented the "posing strap" (predecessor of the thong) to preserve the "modesty" of the beefcake that posed for his Athletic Model Guild
born on 3-27-1922 in Hailey, Idaho
expired 5-12-1992 in Los Angeles, California   age 70
master billiards player  Stephen "Steve" Mizerak Jr.   has appeared in movies & the early Miller Lite Beer commercials
born on 10-12-1944 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey
expired 5-29-2006 in Boca Raton, Florida   age 61   cause: heart ailment; complications from gall bladder surgery; stroke
movie/tv composer  Victor Mizzy   started his career on the Major Bowes Amateur Hour; wrote theme songs for The Addams Family & Green Acres (also sang them)
born on 1-9-1916 in Brooklyn, New York, New York
expired 10-16-2009 in Bel Air, Los Angeles, California   age 93   cause: heart failure
anto-aparthied organizer  Wilton S. Mkwayi   founded and lead the African National Congress' armed wing — Umkhonto We Sizwe (Spear of the Nation); spent 20 years in the Robben Island with Nelson Mandela
born on 12-24-1923 in Middledrift, East Cape, South Africa
expired 7-23-2004 in King Williams Town, South Africa   age 80   cause: cancer
AKS: Wilton Z

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