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Ink Spots lead tenor  James E. "Jim" Nabbie
born on 4-21-1920
expired 9-12-1992   age 72
Vladimir's widow  Véra Evseevna Nabokov
¤née: Slonim 
born on 1-5-1902 in Saint Petersburg, Russia
expired 4-7-1991   age 89
AKS: Vera
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in January 1964 writer  Vladimir Nabokov   wrote Lolita (1955) & Ada (1969)
¤born: Vladimir Sirin 
born on 4-23-1899 in Saint Petersburg, Russia
expired 7-2-1977 in Montreux, Switzerland   age 78   cause: viral infection
journalist  Jerome A. "Jerry" Nachman
born on 2-24-1946 in New York, New York
expired 1-19-2004 in Hoboken, New Jersey   age 57
actor  George Nader   star of Robot Monster (1953)
born on 10-19-1921 in Pasadena, California
expired 2-4-2002 in Woodland Hills, California   age 80   cause: cardio-pulmonary failure; pneumonia; mulitple cerebral infarctions
Canadian geezer  Marie-Laure Nadon
born on 4-12-1889 in Quebec, Canada
expired 8-18-2001   age 112
shipping executive  Arne Naess
¤born: Arne Raab
former Mr. Diana Ross 
born on 12-8-1937 in Germany
expired 1-13-2004 in Francschoek, South Africa   age 66   cause: fall while rock climbing
widow of Hirohito Dowager  Empress Nagako Kotiago   mother of Emperor Akihito
born on 3-6-1903
expired 6-16-2000 in Tokyo, Japan   age 97   cause: stroke
   Contest Selectors
1979 HA7.7%
1980 RR6.3%
2000 IVY14%
   Scored 5.3000 solo points

1920s movie actor  Conrad Nagel   co-founder of AMPAS
born on 3-16-1897 in Keokuk, Iowa
expired 2-24-1970 in New York, New York   age 72
Chicago Bears running back (1930-37; 1943) & NFL Hall-of-Famer  Bronislau "Bronko" Nagurski   also did some pro wrasslin' (1938-50)
born on 11-3-1908 in Rainy River, Ontario, Canada
expired 1-7-1990 in International Falls, Minnesota   age 81
Hungarian World War I naval hero Admiral  Nicholas Vietz Horthy de Nagybanya   named regent in 1920, ruled as head of state until 1944
expired 2-9-1957 in Estoril, Portugal   age 88
movie actor  Joseph Patrick Carrol Naish   master of dialects
born on 1-21-1900 in New York, New York
expired 1-24-1973 in La Jolla, California   age 73
former Afghan president (1986-92)  Mohammed Najibullah Ahmadzai   installed by the Soviets, removed by the Taliban
born on 8--1947 in Paktia, Pakistan
expired 9-27-1996 in Kabul, Afghanistan   age 49   cause: executed; hanged; stabbed; shot; strangled
first RCA president (1919-23)  Edward Julian Nally
expired 9-22-1953 in Bronxville, New York   age 95
Chogyal (ruler)  Palden Thondup Namgyal   King of Sikkim (1963-75), an Indian "protectorate" until they booted him out and annexed the kingdom; married American debutante
born on 5-22-1923 in Gangtok, Khan Province, Sikkim
expired 1-29-1982 in New York, New York   age 58   cause: complications from cancer surgery
Crown Prince of Sikkim  Tenzing Kunzsang Jigme Namgyal   step-son of Hope Cooke
born on 3-13-1952 in Sikkim
expired 3-11-1978 in Gangtok, Sikkim   age 25   cause: car crash
 Nam Phuong   wife (separated) of former Annam (Vietnam) "Emperor" Bao Dai
expired 9-15-1963 in Chabrignac, France   age 48
composer  Conlon Nancarrow   wrote for the player piano
born on 10-27-1912 in Texarkana, Arkansas
expired 8-10-1997 in Mexico City, Mexico   age 84
former AFL football player  James "Jim" Nance
born on 12-30-1943
expired 6-16-1992   age 48
actor  Marvin John "Jack" Nance   played title role in Eraserhead (1978); widower of Kelly Jean Van Dyke
born on 12-21-1943 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 12-29-1996 in Pasadena, California   age 53   cause: internal head injuries sustained in Winchell's donut shop brawl
one-time Artic explorer  Fridtjof Nansen   was the first director of the League of Nation's High Commission for Refugees; invented the "Nansen passport"; attempted to create a homeland for the Armenian people following the Turkish holocaust (1925); awarded the 1922 Nobel peace prize
born on 10-10-1861 in Store Frøen, Norway
expired 5-13-1930 in Lysaker, Norway   age 68
actor  Alan Napier   played Alfred the butler on 1960's Batman tv series
¤born: Alan Napier-Clavering 
born on 1-7-1903 in Birmingham, West Midlands, England
expired 8-8-1988 in Santa Monica, California   age 85   cause: stroke
actor  Charles Napier   played Adam in original Star Trek episode The Way to Eden (1969), General Denning in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode Little Green Men (1995) and homicidal pervert Harry Sledge in Supervixen (1975)
born on 4-12-1936 in Scottsville, Kentucky
expired 10-5-2011 in Bakersfield, California   age 75
diminutive French Emperor  Napoleon I   had the Pope kidnapped (1798); "met his Waterloo" at Waterloo (1815)
¤real name: Napoleon Bonaparte 
born on 8-15-1769 in Ajaccio, Corsica
expired 5-5-1821 in Saint Helena Island, South Atlantic Ocean   age 51   cause: arsenic poisoning ???
horror film director  Saurabh Usha Narang   made Vaastu Shastra
born on --1973
expired 6-26-2010 in Colombo, Sri Lanka   age 37   cause: stomach cancer
   Contest Selectors
2010LMLD3.7%
   Did Not Score - insufficient category citations (only one in alt.obituaries newsgroup)

AKS: Sourabh
Indian politician  Jaya Prakash Narayan
born on 10-11-1902 in Bihar, Sarah District, India
expired 10-8-1979 in Patna, India   age 76   cause: heart ailment
former Indian president (1997-2002)  Kocheril Raman Narayanan   first individual from the Dalits ("Untouchable") Caste to become president
born on 10-27-1920 in Uzhavoor, Kerala State, India
expired 11-9-2005 in New Delhi, India   age 85   cause: pneumonia; kidney failure
novelist & storyteller  Rasipuram Krishnaswami Ayyar Narayanaswami   wrote Waiting for the Mahatma (1955), Lawley Road (1956), A tiger for Malgudi (1983)
born on 10-10-1906 in Madras, India
expired 5-13-2001 in Madras, India   age 94   cause: heart failure; duodenal ulcer
film/tv director  Silvio Narizzano   "Hey There ..., " he made Georgy Girl (1966)
born on 2-8-1927 in Montreal, QUebec, Canada
expired 7-26-2011 in Greenwich, England   age 84
original 1960 Video Village emcee  John L. "Jack" Narz   was host of the Dotto game show when the game show fixing scandal hit (he knew nothing); also narrated Superman and the Mole Men (1951) & Space Patrol (1950- ); brother of Tom Kennedy; brother-in-law of Bill Cullen
born on 11-13-1922 in Louisville, Kentucky
expired 10-15-2008 in Beverly Hills, California   age 85   cause: complications from strokes
   Contest Selectors
2007AUDC3.2%

auto pioneer  Charles Warren Nash   organized Nash Motors Co. in 1916
expired 6-6-1948 in Beverly Hills, California   age 84
 Clarence Nash   provided the voice of Donald Duck in cartoons
born on 12-7-1904 in Watonga, Oklahoma
expired 2-20-1985 in Burbank, California   age 80   cause: leukemia
playwright  Nathan Richard Nash   wrote The Rainmaker (1954)
¤born: Nathan Richard Nasbaum 
born on 6-8-1913 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 12-11-2000 in New York, New York   age 87
poet, lyricist  Ogden Frederick Nash   wrote poem "Candy is Dandy, but Liquor is Quicker."
born on 8-19-1902 in Rye, New York
expired 5-19-1971 in Baltimore, Maryland   age 68
character actress  Shirley Chambers Nash   appeared in several movies and shorts that featured the Three Stooges
born on 12-20-1913 in Seattle, Washington
expired 9-11-2011 in North Hollywood, California   age 97
Hank in bunny suit jerkwadd  Henry Joseph Nasiff Jr.   a member of Howard Stern's obnoxious retinue
¤aka: "Hank - the Angry, Drunken Dwarf
born on 4-20-1962 in Fall River, Massachusetts
expired 9-4-2001 in Fall River, Massachusetts   age 39   cause: seizure; ethanol abuse; chondrodystrophy
purported scoundrel  Ibrahim Nasir Rannabandeyri Kilegefan   was the first president of the Maldives (1968-78); resigned and fled to Singapore just ahead of the constabulary
born on 9-2-1926 in Fuvammulah, Maldives (British protectorate)
expired 11-22-2008 in Singapore   age 82   cause: kidney failure
former Egyptian Army officer and ruler  Gamal Abdel Nasser   overthrew King Farouk in 1952
born on 1-15-1918 in Beni Mor, Egypt
expired 9-28-1970 in Cairo, Egypt   age 52
magazine publisher  Condé Nast
born on 3-26-1874 in New York, New York
expired 9-19-1942 in New York, New York   age 68
editorial cartoonist  Thomas Nast   Tammany Hall corruption fighter; originated the Donkey and Elephant symbols of the Democrat and Republican parties; term "nasty" originally described his style of cartooning
born on 9-27-1840 in Landau, Germany
expired 12-7-1902 in Guayanquil, Equador   age 62
former Soupy Sales cohort  Frank Nastasi   filled in for Clyde Adler when it came time to throw pies, do skits, perform the puppets (White Fang, Black Tooth, Pookie, Hippie, et al)
born on 1-7-1923 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 6-15-2004 in New York, New York   age 81   cause: brain tumor
former Indonesian General  Abdul Haris Nasution   fought in their war of independence from the Netherlands after World War II
born on 12-3-1918 in Kotanopan, Sumatra
expired 9-6-2000 in Jakarta, Indonesia   age 81   cause: coma; stroke
former Serbian  Queen Natalia
expired 5-6-1941 in Serbia   age 82
Kentucky rep. (1953-94)  William Houston Natcher   Guinness Book congressional consecutive-vote record holder (18,401)
born on 9-11-1909 in Bowling Green, Kentucky
expired 3-29-1994 in Bethesda, Maryland   age 84
Broadway/radio actress  Elinor Hirschfield Nathan   played Ruby Taylor on Amos 'n' Andy radio series
¤stage name: Elinor Harriot 
born on 8-30-1910 in Duluth, Minnesota
expired 6-10-2000 in Beverly Hills, California   age 89
microbiologist  Daniel Nathans   shared the 1978 Nobel prize in medicine
born on 10-30-1928 in Wilmington, Delaware
expired 11-16-1999 in Baltimore, Maryland   age 71
ax-wielding fanatic  Carry Amelia Moore Nation   saloon-smashing radical temperance loon
born on 11-25-1846 in Garrard County, Kentucky
expired 6-9-1911 in Leavenworth, Kansas   age 64
 Giulio Natta   shared the 1963 Nobel prize in chemistry
born on 2-26-1903 in Imperia, Italy
expired 5-2-1979 in Bergamo, Lombardy, Italy   age 76
actress  Mildred Natwick
born on 6-19-1908 in Baltimore, Maryland
expired 10-26-1994   age 89
former South African Dutch Reform Church cleric  Christiaan Frederick Beyers Naudé   renounced apartheid as a religious fraud (1960)
born on 5-10-1915 in Roodepoort, Transvaal, South Africa
expired 9-7-2004 in Johannesburg, South Africa   age 89
AKS: Naude
Irish writer  William John Francis "Bill" Naughton
born on 6-12-1910 in Ballyhaunis, County Mayo, Ireland
expired 1-9-1992 in Ballasalla, Isle of Man, England   age 82
banker & philanthropist  Walter W. Naumburg   founded a musical foundation to help young musicians
expired 10-17-1959 in New York, New York   age 91
Titanic survivor  Michel M. Navratil
born on 6-12-1908 in Nice, France
expired 1-31-2001 in Montpellier, France   age 92
   Contest Selectors
2000 RR14%
2001 RR12½%
   Scored 5.8000 solo points

 Arnold N. Nawrocki   created first practical cheese wrapping process at Clearfield Cheese Company (1950s) permitting individually-wrapped slices
born on 2-21-1925
expired 6-30-2003 in Sun City, Arizona   age 78   cause: complications from kidney disease
movie producer  Nicholas Nayfack   made Forbidden Planet (1956)
born on --1909
expired 3-30-1958 in Beverly Hills, California   age 49   cause: heart attack
former child actor  William A. "Billy" Naylor   did a number of silent-era Our Gang commedies; as an adult worked for Warner Brothers as a casting director & sound editor
born on 9-22-1916 in San Francisco, California
expired 10-5-2011 in Vero Beach, Florida   age 95
lawyer  John Randolph Neal   headed defense team in Scopes "Monkey" Trial (1925)
expired 11-23-1959 in Rockwood, Tennessee   age 83
actress  Patricia Neal   spoke the words "Gort! Klaatu barada nikto," preventing the immediate destruction of planet Earth, in The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
¤born: Patsy Louise Neal 
born on 1-20-1926 in Packard, Kentucky
expired 8-8-2010 in Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts   age 84   cause: lung cancer
   Contest Selectors
1980DR6.3%
2004BOD5.6%
2005BOD4.3%
2006BOD3.3%
2007BOD, RIE6.5%
2008BOD, RIE6.3%
2009BOD, RIE6.7%
2010BOD, RIE7.4%
   Scored 5.3500 points

AKS: Neil Neel Kneel Kneal
former NBC correspondent (1948-86)  Roy Neal   covered the early NASA space program for the network
¤real name: Roy Neal Hinkle 
born on --1921 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 8-15-2003 in High Point, North Carolina   age 82
B movie actor  Tom Neal   movie career came to an end in 1951 when he got into a brawl with Franchot Tone (sending him to the hospital); spent 7 years in prison for the 1965 death of his wife
born on 1-28-1914 in Evanston, Illinois
expired 8-7-1972 in Hollywood, California   age 59   cause: "natural causes"
Hall-of-Fame coach (Philadelphia Eagles)  Earle "Greasy" Neale
expired 11-2-1973 in Lake Worth, Florida   age 81
cinematographer & director  Ronald Neame   made The Poseidon Adventure (1972) & The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
born on 4-23-1911 in London, England
expired 6-16-2010 in Los Angeles, California   age 99   cause: complications from fall
   Contest Selectors
2008OED3.1%
2009GOHI, OED6.7%

author  Helen Nearing
¤née: Knothe 
born on 2-23-1904 in Ridgewood, New Jersey
expired 9-18-1995 in Harborside, Maine   age 91   cause: car crash
once-disbarred lawyer  Vivienne Wax Nearing   as a contestant on 21 dethroned Charles Van Doren as champion; later got caught lying to the grand jury investigating the game show fraud — convicted of perjury and disbarred for six months
born on 2-3-1926 in New York, New York
expired 7-4-2007 in East Hampton, New York   age 81   cause: adrenal cancer
stage theater owner  David T. Nederlander   owned New York's Palace and Detroit's Fisher theaters
born on 5-24-1886
expired 10-14-1967 in Detroit, Michigan   age 81
computer security expert  Roger M. Needham   headed Cambridge University's computer science lab (1980-95); devised a method of encrypting password files (1967); with Michael Schroeder published his research (1978)
born on 2-9-1935 in Doncaster, England
expired 2-28-2003 in Coton, England   age 68   cause: cancer
physicist  Louis-Eugène-Félix Néel   his discoveries in anti-ferromagnetism earned him a share of the 1970 Nobel prize in physics
born on 11-22-1904 in Lyons, France
expired 11-17-2000 in Brive-Corrèze, France   age 95
AKS: Louis Eugene Felix Neel
actress  Pola Negri
¤born: Barbara Appolonia Chalupiec 
born on 12-31-1894 in Janova, Poland
expired 8-1-1987 in San Antonio, Texas   age 92
director  Jean Negulesco   made How To Mary a Millionaire (1953), Titanic (1953), Three Coins in the Fountain (1954) & Hello-Goodbye (1970)
born on 2-26-1900 in Craiova, Dolj, Romania
expired 7-13-1993 in Marbella, Spain   age 93   cause: heart failure
former WLS radio engineer  Charles F. "Charlie" Nehlsen   recorded Herb Morrison's description of the Hindenburg crash
born on 1-11-1902
expired 3-30-1980 in Chicago, Illinois   age 78
AKS: Nehlson Nelsen Nelson Nelhsen Nelhson Nielson Nielsen Neilson Neilsen
subject of bogus interview in October 1963 `Playboy Magazine' Indian Prime Minister (1947-64)  Jawaharlal Nehru
born on 11-14-1889 in Allahabad, India (now Uttar Pradesh)
expired 5-27-1964 in Delhi, India   age 74
songwriter  Fred Neil   wrote Everybody's Talkin' (theme of Midnight Cowboy; 1969)
born on 1-1-1937 in Saint Petersburg, Florida
expired 7-7-2001 in Summerland Key, Florida   age 64   cause: "natural causes"
robber, kidnapper, multiple murderer  Donald Neilson
¤born: Donald Nappey
aka: "Black Panther" 
born on 8-1-1936 in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England
expired 12-18-2011 in Norwich prison, Mousehold Heath, Norwich, Norfolk, England   age 75   cause: pneumonia
   Contest Selectors
2010WEP3.7%

former Philadelphia Flyers hockey coach (1998-2000)  Roger Paul Neilson
born on 6-16-1934 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
expired 6-21-2003 in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada   age 69   cause: skin & bone cancer
   Contest Selectors
2000TEX14%
2001ANG, TEX25%
2002ANG, DTM, JAC, JL36.4%
2003ANG, DTM11.1%
   Scored 6.8500 points

Neiman-Marcus co-founder (1907)  Abraham Lincoln Neiman   husband of Carrie
expired 10-21-1970 in Arlington, Texas   age 95
Neiman-Marcus co-founder (1907)  Carrie Neiman   wife of Abe
expired 3-6-1953 in Dallas, Texas   age 69
 Ava Thelma Nelson   survivor of the Bath School bombing (1927)
¤born: Ava Thelma Sweet 
born on 10-31-1913 in Bath, Michigan
expired 1-30-2001 in Holiday, Florida   age 87
actor  Barry Nelson   was the first James Bond actor in a 1954 Climax! tv series production of Casino Royale (the character was referred to as Jimmy Bond in show)
¤born: Robert Haakon Nielson 
born on 4-16-1917 in San Francisco, California
expired 4-7-2007 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania   age 89
   Contest Selectors
2007WEP3.2%
   Scored 6.1000 solo points

singer/actress  Betty Mae "Portia" Nelson   played Sister Berthe in The Sound of Music (1965)
born on 5-27-1920 in Brigham City, Utah
expired 3-6-2001 in New York, New York   age 80
Eskimo Pie creator  Christian K. Nelson
born on 3-12-1896
expired 3-8-1992 in Laguna Hills, California   age 95
producer/director  David Oswald Nelson   former actor; brother of Ricky; son of Ozzie & Harriet; had been married to a Playboy Playmate (1961-75)
born on 10-24-1936 in New York, New York
expired 1-11-2011 in Century City, California   age 74   cause: complications from colon cancer
R&B singer/songwriter/musician  Earl Lee Nelson   co-wrote "Harlem Shuffle" (1963; produced by Barry White); recorded The Duck (1965) & The Chicken (1970) under the pseudonym "Jackie Lee"
born on 9-8-1928 in Lake Charles, Louisiana
expired 7-12-2008 in Los Angeles, California   age 79   cause: Alzheimer's disease
rock singer  Eric Hilliard "Ricky" Nelson   son of Ozzie & Harriet
born on 5-8-1940 in Teaneck, New Jersey
expired 12-31-1985 in DeKalb, Texas   age 45   cause: plane crash
pioneering aviator Brigadeer General  Erik Henning Nelson   half of piloting team that completed first round-the-world flight in 1924
born on 6-12-1888 in Sweden
expired 5-9-1970 in Honolulu, Hawaii   age 81
former Wisconsin senator (1963-80)  Gaylord Anton Nelson   co-founder of Earth Day (4/22/1970)
born on 6-4-1916 in Clear Lake, Wisconsin
expired 7-3-2005 in Kensington, Maryland   age 89   cause: cardiovascular failure
Ozzie's widow  Harriet Hilliard Nelson
¤born: Peggy Lou Snyder 
born on 7-18-1909 in Des Moines, Iowa
expired 10-2-1994 in Laguna, California   age 85   cause: congestive heart failure
Rear Admiral  Horatio Nelson
born on 9-29-1758 in Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk, England
expired 10-21-1805 in Trafalgar   age 47   cause: musket ball
golfer  John Byron Nelson Jr.
born on 2-4-1912 in Waxahachie, Texas
expired 9-26-2006 in Roanoke, Texas   age 94
   Contest Selectors
2002DTM9.1%
2003DTM, KOHD, PCD16.7%
2004ADWC, ANG, DTM, PCD, SS27.8%
2005ADWC, ANG, DTM, PCD, SLIM, SPIT26.1%
2006ADWC, ANG, BOD, DTM, OIE, PCD, RIE, SPIT, 4GUE30.0%
   Scored 3.1098 points

Clinton apologist  Lars-Erik Nelson   had political column in New York Daily News (1979-93 & 1995-2000)
born on 10-15-1941 in New York, New York
expired 11-21-2000 in Bethesda, Maryland   age 59   cause: stroke
sportscaster  Lindsey Nelson
born on 5-25-1919 in Campbellsville, Tennessee
expired 6-10-1995 in Atlanta, Georgia   age 76   cause: pneumonia; complications from Parkinson's disease
jazz trombonist  Louis H. Nelson
born on 9-17-1902
expired 4-5-1990   age 87
jazz saxophonist & composer  Oliver Edward Nelson
born on 6-4-1932 in Saint Louis, Missouri
expired 10-27-1975 in Los Angeles, California   age 43   cause: heart attack
bandleader and tv show producer/actor  Oswald George "Ozzie" Nelson   produced, directed, co-starred in The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet on radio (1944-52) and tv (1952-66); earned a law degree from Rutgers (1930)
born on 3-20-1907 in Jersey City, New Jersey
expired 6-3-1975 in Hollywood Hills, California   age 69   cause: liver cancer
film director  Ralph Nelson   directed Lilies of the Field (1963) & ... tick ... tick ... tick
born on 8-12-1916 in New York, New York
expired 12-21-1987 in Santa Monica, California   age 71
Enola Gay radio operator  Richard Nelson   World War II B-29 crewman that was on the plane that nuked Hiroshima
born on 4-26-1925 in Moscow, Idaho
expired 1-31-2003 in Riverside, California   age 77   cause: complications from emphysema
actress  Ruth Nelson
born on 8-2-1905 in Saginaw, Michigan
expired 9-12-1992 in New York, New York   age 87   cause: pneumonia; stroke
Pulitzer prize-winning poet (1978)  Howard Stanley Nemerov   U.S. Poet Laureate (1988-90)
born on 3-1-1920 in New York, New York
expired 7-5-1991 in University City, Missouri   age 71
Broadway producer  Robert B. Nemiroff
born on 10-29-1929
expired 7-18-1991   age 61   cause: cancer
1920 Nobel chemistry laureate  Walther Hermann Nernst   formulated the Third Law of Thermodynamics
born on 6-25-1864 in Briesen, West Prussia, Germany
expired 11-18-1941 in Berlin, Germany   age 77
pyromaniac Roman Emperor  Nero I   fifth Emperor of Rome; last of the Caesars; started the fire that destroyed Rome
¤full name: Nero Claudius Caesar Germanicus 
born on 12-15-37 in Antium, Latinum, Italy (modern: Anzio)
expired 6-9-68 in Rome, Italy   age 30   cause: suicide; slit own throat
poet  Pablo Neruda   did his writing under a pen name; won 1971 Nobel prize for literature
¤real name: Neftalí Ricardo Eliecer Reyes y Basoalto 
born on 7-12-1904 in Parral, Chile
expired 9-23-1973 in Santiago, Chile   age 69   cause: heart failure; prostate cancer
trampy showgirl  Evelyn Nesbit   her husband killed her lover in a jealous rage
¤Mrs. Harry Thaw
aka: "The Girl on the Red Velvet Swing" 
born on 12-25-1885 in Tarentum, Pennsylvania
expired 1-17-1967 in Santa Monica, California   age 81
actress  Cathleen Mary Nesbitt
born on 11-24-1889 in Liskeard, England
expired 8-2-1982 in London, England   age 92
mathematician & actuarial scientist Dr.  Cecil J. Nesbitt   author of Actuarial Mathematics
born on 10-10-1912
expired 10-22-2001 in Ann Arbor, Michigan   age 89
retired Quaker Oats Co. nutritionist Dr.  Robert O. Nesheim   led teams that created the Capt'n Crunch & Life breakfast cereals
born on 9-13-1921 in Monroe Center, Illinois
expired 7-19-2008 in Monterey, California   age 86   cause: cancer
AKS: nesbeim
pistol-packin' momma  Elena Starr "Ellie" Nesler   shot pedophile Daniel Mark Driver (accused of molesting her son) in Jamestown, California courtroom April 2, 1993 — 6 shots to the head
born on 8-2-1952 in Calaveras County, California
expired 12-26-2008 in Sacramento, California   age 56   cause: breast cancer
   Contest Selectors
2000 ANG14%
2001 ANG12½%
2002 ANG9.1%

"untouchable" FBI agent  Eliot Ness   headed Chicago crime unit that brought down Capone
born on 4-19-1903 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 5-7-1957   age 54
AKS: Elliott
barber  Charles Nessler   invented the permanent wave and false eyelashes
expired 1-22-1951 in Harrington Park, New Jersey   age 78
former shepherd  Hryhoriy Nestor
born on 3-15-1891 in Austro-Hungarian Empire
expired 12-14-2007 in Stary Yarychev, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine   age 116
AKS: Grigory Hryhory
avid automobile collector  Jack Boison Nethercutt   with namesake aunt co-founded Merle Norman Cosmetics firm (1931)
born on 10-11-1913 in South Bend, Indiana
expired 12-6-2004 in Santa Monica, California   age 91
Marxist poet Dr.  Agostinho António Neto   first president of Angola (1975-79)
born on 9-17-1922 in Icolo e Bengo, Angola
expired 9-10-1979 in Moscow, Russia, USSR   age 56   cause: cancer
actress  Lois Nettleton   was Miss Chicago of 1948 and a semi-finalist in the 1948 Miss America pageant
¤ex-Mrs. Jean Shepherd (1961-7) 
born on 8-6-1929 in Oak Park, Illinois
expired 1-18-2008 in Woodland Hills, California   age 78   cause: lung cancer
art collector  Roy Rothschild Neuberger Sr.
born on 7-21-1903 in Bridgeport, Connecticut
expired 12-24-2010 in New York, New York   age 107
   Contest Selectors
2006WEP3.3%
2007KLS3.2%
2008KLS, WEP6.3%
2009KLS, WEP6.7%
2010KLS, WEP7.4%
   Scored 3.0500 points

retired patent attorney  Frank Louis Neuhauser   winner of the first National Spelling Bee (1925) — correctly spelled "gladiolus"
born on 9-29-1913 in Louisville, Kentucky
expired 3-11-2011 in Silver Spring, Maryland   age 97
director  Kurt Neumann   made Tarzan and the Amazons (1945), Tarzan and the Leopard Women (1946), Rocketship X-M (1950), She Devil (1957), Kronos (1957) and The Fly (1958)
born on 4-5-1908 in Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
expired 8-21-1958 in Hollywood, California   age 50   cause: suicide
Rolodex inventor  Arnold Neustadter
born on 8-25-1910
expired 4-17-1996 in New York, New York   age 85
NFL hall of fame fullback  Ernesto Alonzo "Ernie" Nevers   in 1929 scored 40 points in one game; played for Stanford (college) and Duluth Eskimos & Chicago Cardinals (pro)
born on 6-11-1903 in Willow River, Minnesota
expired 5-3-1976 in San Rafael, California   age 73   cause: kidney disease
Vivien as she appeared in the `Times' ad 1970s model  Vivien Elizabeth Neves   modeled nude in Fisons Chemical Co. fertilizer advertisement, the first nude to appear in a British broadsheet publication (The Times; 3-17-1971)
¤aka: "the body" 
born on --1948
expired 12-29-2002 in Guildford, Surrey, England   age 54   cause: pneumonia; multiple sclerosis
character actor  John Reginald Neville   played title role in The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988), was the Well-manicured Man on The X-Files (1993-98) & portrayed Isaac Newton in the Star Trek: Next Generation episode "Descent: Part 1" (1993)
born on 5-2-1925 in London, England
expired 11-19-2011 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada   age 86   cause: Alzheimer's disease
Texas death row inmate  Robert James Neville Jr.
¤number 999293 
born on 10-5-1974
expired 2-8-2006 in Huntsville, Texas   age 31   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2006BOD, DTM, KLS, OIE, PCD, QKU, SPIT, TBC, TWOS30.0%
   Scored 9.4098 points

historian  Allan Nevins   won two Pulitzer prizes for history (1933 & 37)
born on 5-20-1890 in Camp Point, Illinois
expired 3-5-1971 in Menlo Park, California   age 80
retailer  John Josiah Newberry   founded the J.J. Newberry chain of department stores
expired 3-6-1954 in Englewood, New Jersey   age 76
book publisher  John Newbery   published Mother Goose's Nursey Rhymes (1760); namesake of annual children's literature award started in 1922
born on 7-9-1713 in Waltham Saint Lawrence, Berkshire, England
expired 12-22-1767 in London, England   age 54
AKS: Newberry
1975 A.M. Turing Award co-recipient  Allen Newell
born on 3-19-1927 in San Francisco, California
expired 7-19-1992 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania   age 65   cause: cancer
retired basketball coach  Peter Francis Newell Sr.   coached at USF (1946-49) where he won the NIT, MSU (1950-53), Cal (1954-60) where he won the NCAA Tournament & coached the gold medal-winning 1960 U.S. Olympic basketball team; as a child actor appeared in some early silent Our Gang shorts (1920s)
born on 8-3-1915 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
expired 11-17-2008 in Rancho Santa Fe, California   age 93
   Contest Selectors
2007ANG3.2%

historian  Beaumont Newhall
born on 6-22-1908
expired 2-26-1993 in Santa Fe, New Mexico   age 84
   Contest Selectors
1980 MM6.3%

widow of S.I.  Mitzi E. Newhouse
born on 4-30-1902
expired 6-29-1989   age 87
newspaper publisher  Samuel Irving Newhouse Sr.
born on 5-24-1895 in Bayonne, New Jersey
expired 8-29-1979 in New York, New York   age 84   cause: complications from stroke
old-time Detroit Tigers pitcher  Harold "Hal" Newhouser
born on 5-20-1921 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 11-10-1998 in Southfield, Michigan   age 77   cause: emphysema
actor  James Newill   had title role in 8 Renfrew of the Mounted movies (1937-40)
born on 8-12-1911
expired 7-31-1975   age 63
actor/director  John Newland   hosted Alcoa Presents (aka One Step Beyond; 1959-61)
born on 11-23-1917 in Cincinnati, Ohio
expired 1-10-2000 in Los Angeles, California   age 82   cause: stroke
actor/writer/director  Anthony Newley   played the Artful Dodger in Oliver Twist (1948); appeared in Stop The World, I Want to Get Off, Doctor Doolittle (1967) and Can Hieronymus Merkin Ever Forget Mercy Humppe and Find True Happiness? (1969) in title role; wrote lyrics (along with Leslie Bricusse's music) for Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory; co-wrote lyrics (along with Bricusse & John Barry's music) for the greatest movie theme song of all time Goldfinger (1964); married to Joan Collins 1964-70
born on 9-24-1931 in London, England
expired 4-14-1999 in Jensen Beach, Florida   age 67   cause: cancer
stuntman & actor  Alan Scott Newman   offspring of Paul & Jackie Witte
born on 9-23-1950 in New York, New York
expired 11-20-1978 in West Los Angeles, California   age 28   cause: alcohol and tranquilizer overdose
eight-time Academy Award-winning film composer  Alfred Newman   wrote the famous Fox Fanfare heard at the beginning of their movies & end of tv shows
born on 3-7-1901 in New Haven, Connecticut
expired 2-17-1970 in Hollywood, California   age 68   cause: emphysema
screenwriter  David Newman   wrote (or co-wrote) Bonnie and Clyde (1967), What's Up, Doc? (1972) & the Warner Brothers Superman trilogy
born on 2-4-1937 in New York, New York
expired 6-26-2003 in New York, New York   age 66   cause: stroke
jazz saxophonist  David "Fathead" Newman Jr.
born on 2-24-1933 in Corsicana, Texas
expired 1-20-2009 in Kingston, New York   age 75   cause: pancreatic cancer
retired broadcast newsman  Edwin Harold Newman   had a "thing" for grammar
born on 1-25-1919 in New York, New York
expired 8-13-2010 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England   age 91   cause: pneumonia
   Contest Selectors
2008OED3.1%
2009ADWC, OED6.7%
2010ADWC3.7%
   Scored 5.9000 solo points

former pro football quarterback  Harry L. Newman   lead 1933 N.Y. Giants to first NFL championship game as a rookie (they lost to the Bears 23-21); won 1932 Douglas Fairbanks Trophy as U of M tailback; later became an exective at Ford Motor Co.
born on 9-5-1909 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 5-2-2000 in Las Vegas, Nevada   age 90
movie/tv director  Joseph M. Newman   directed The Outcasts of Poker Flat (1952) & This Island Earth (1955)
born on 8-7-1909 in Logan, Utah
expired 1-23-2006 in Simi Valley, California   age 96
conductor/composer  Lionel Newman   brother of Alfred
born on 1-4-1916 in New Haven, Connecticut
expired 2-3-1989 in Los Angeles, California   age 73   cause: cardiac arrest
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in April 1983interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in July 1968 actor  Paul Leonard Newman   played Cool Hand Luke and Butch Cassidy in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969); a Hustler that knows The Color of Money; was the husband of Joanne Woodward
born on 1-26-1925 in Shaker Heights, Ohio
expired 9-26-2008 in Westport, Connecticut   age 83   cause: lung cancer
   Contest Selectors
1979SB7.7%
1980BD, DR12.5%
2001ROTS12½%
2005BYE4.3%
2006BONY, DFFC, HH, TFM13.3%
2008JCM3.1%
   Scored 6.7000 solo points

major league pitcher  Norman Louis "Bobo" Newsom
born on 8-11-1907 in Hartsville, South Carolina
expired 12-7-1962 in Orlando, Florida   age 55
saxophonist & music arranger  Thomas Penn "Tommy" Newsom   a former Tonight Show bandmember
¤aka: "Mr. Excitement
born on 2-25-1929 in Portsmouth, Virginia
expired 4-28-2007 in Portsmouth, Virginia   age 88   cause: liver failure; bladder & liver cancer
corpulent Ohio death row inmate  Christopher J. Newton   because of his blubber prison officials had difficulty finding a vein to insert the death needle; ironically, because of his blubber he found it to be much easier to overpower, strangle & stomp his victim to death
¤number 378452 
born on 11-13-1969
expired 5-24-2007 in Lucasville, Ohio   age 37   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2007OIE, PCD, SPIT9.7%
   Scored 9.4250 points

Enid, Mississippi farmer  Davis Newton   one of the jurors in the "trial" of J.W. Milam & Roy Bryant for the murder of Emmett Till
born on --1918
expired ??-??-19?? in Mississippi   age ??
Texas death row inmate  Francis Elaine Newton
¤number 922 
born on 4-12-1965
expired 9-14-2005 in Huntsville, Texas   age 40   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2005ADWC4.3%
   Did Not Score - insufficient category citations (two to be exact)
2006ADWC

subject of 20 Questions interview in December 1992 `Playboy Magazine' photographer  Helmut Newton   specialized in Black & white nudes; did numerous photo shoots for Playboy
¤born: Helmut Neustädter 
born on 10-31-1920 in Berlin, Germany
expired 1-23-2004 in Hollywood, California   age 83   cause: car crash; heart attack
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in May 1973 Black Panther  Huey Percy Newton   co-founded the Black Panther Party (1966)
born on 2-17-1942 in New Orleans, Louisiana
expired 8-22-1989 in Oakland, California   age 47   cause: shot outside crack house
mathematician, astronomer, physicist Sir  Isaac Newton   gave us calculus, gravity and optics theories
born on 12-25-1642 in Woolsthorpe-by-Colsterworth, Lincolnshire, England
expired 3-20-1727 in Kensington, Middlesex, England   age 84
clergyman & songwriter  John Newton   wrote lyrics of hymn Amazing Grace (1772)
born on 7-27-1725 in London, England
expired 12-21-1807 in London, England   age 82
early 1960s (pre-independence) Kenya government head  Ronald Gideon Ngala
born on 2-23-1923 in Kilifi, East Africa Protectorate (Kenya)
expired 12-25-1972   age 49   cause: head injuries from 12/12 traffic acident
 Ngawang Jigme Ngabo   former Panchen Lama who signed away Tibetan soverignty despite lacking the authority to do so (1950)
born on 2-??-1910 in Lhasa, Tibet
expired 12-23-2009 in Peking, China   age 99
former Kenyan cabinet minister  Paul Joseph Ngei   imprisioned as one of the Kapenguria 6 — leaders of the Mau Mau secret society of Kikuyu tribesman that violently revolted against white settlers & colonial rule (1952)
born on --1923 in Kangundo, Machakos District, East Africa Protectorate (Kenya)
expired 8-15-2004 in Nairobi, Kenya   age 81
South Vietnamese president (1955-1963)  Ngô Đình Diem   ascended to presidency after deposing Emperor Bao Dai; murdered during JFK/CIA-backed coup
born on 1-3-1901 in Hue, Vietnam
expired 11-2-1963 in Cholon, South Vietnam   age 62   cause: executed; gunshots
AKS: Ngo Dinh Diem
South Vietnamese secret police head  Ngô Đình Nhu   brother of South Vietnamese president Ngo Dinh Diem; murdered during JFK/CIA-backed coup
expired 11-2-1963 in Cholon, South Vietnam   age 57   cause: executed; gunshots
AKS: Ngo Dinh Nhu
famous 'Ramparts' Magazine cover of Madame Nhu as an MSU cheerleader "Dragon Lady"  Madame Ngô Đình Nhu   widow of Ngô Đình Nhu; sister-in-law of assassinated South Vietnamese president Diem
¤born: Trần Lệ Xuân 
born on 4-15-1924 in Hanoi, Vietnam
expired 4-24-2011 in Rome, Italy   age 87   cause: terminal crabbiness
AKS: Tran Le Xuan Ngo Dinh Nhu
Buddhist monk  Ngo Quang Duc   protested against the South Vietnamese government by committing suicide
expired 6-11-1963 in Saigon, South Vietnam   age 73   cause: suicide; self-immolation
physician, actor, human rights activist Dr.  Haing S. Ngor   won 1984 Academy Award for playing Dith Pran in The Killing Fields (1984)
born on 3-22-1940 in Samrong Young, Cambodia
expired 2-25-1996 in Los Angeles, California   age 55   cause: gunshot wounds
former South Vietnamese president (1965-67)  Nguyen Cao Key
born on 9-8-1930 in Son Tay, Vietnam
expired 7-23-2011 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   age 80   cause: respiratory complications
Viet Cong front group National Liberation Front founder  Nguyen Huu Tho   later became Vice-President of Vietnam (1976-80)
born on 7-10-1910 in Cho Lon, Vietnam
expired 12-24-1996   age 86
Eddie Adams' famous photo of Nguyen Ngoc Loan executing a VC terrorist on the streets of Saigon during the Tet Offensive February 1st, 1968 former South Vietnamese national police chief Brigadier General  Nguyen Ngoc Loan   executioner in famous 1968 Tet offensive photo (taken by AP photographer Eddie Adams)
born on --1931 in Hue, Vietnam
expired 7-14-1998 in Burke, Virginia   age 67   cause: cancer
Vietcong Captain  Nguyen Van Lem   wearing civilian clothes, caught in the act of murdering a policeman and his family; summarily executed by Saigon police chief Nguyen Ngoc Loan; husband of Nguyen Thi Lop
¤nom de guerre: Bay Lop 
born on --1933
expired 2-1-1968 in Saigon, South Vietnam   age 34   cause: executed; gunshot to head
Republic of Vietnam president (1967-75)  Nguyen Van Thieu
born on 12-??-1924 in Phan Rang, Ninh Thuan Province, Annam (French Protectorate)
expired 9-29-2001 in Boston, Massachusetts   age 76
Stavros' third wife  Athina "Tina" Niarchos   former wife of Aristotle Onassis; sister of Eugenie
¤title: Marquess of Blandford 
expired 10-10-1974 in Paris, France   age 45   cause: clot induced heart attack «or» pulmonary edema
Stavros' on-and-off-and-on again wife  Eugenia Livanos Niarchos
born on --1926 in Chios, Greece
expired 5-4-1970 in Spetsopoula, Greece   age 44   cause: sleeping pill overdose
Greek shipping tycoon  Stavros Spyros Niarchos   was married to Eugenia, then Charlotte (Ford), then Eugenia again, then Tina
born on 7-3-1909 in Athens, Greece
expired 4-15-1996 in Zürich, Switzerland   age 86   cause: stroke
cover of the January 1958 issue of 'Playboy' magazine with playmate Jonnie Nicelyto September 1956 Playmate of Monthto July 1956 Playmate of Month Playboy August 1956 Playmate of Month  Jonnie Faye Nicely
born on 2-25-1936 in Fort Smith, Arkansas
expired 2-6-2013 in Los Angeles, California   age 76   cause: complications from cancer
tap dancing brother  Fayard Antonio Nicholas   examples of his dancing may be seen in Down Argentine Way (1940) & Stormy Weather (1943)
born on 10-20-1914 in Mobile, Alabama
expired 1-24-2006 in Toluca Lake, California   age 91   cause: pneumonia; stroke
   Contest Selectors
2002JAC9.1%
2003PCD5.6%
2004PCD5.6%
2005PCD4.3%

tap dancing brother  Harold Lloyd Nicholas   once married to Dorothy Dandridge (1944-51); had a daughter by that union
born on 3-27-1919 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
expired 7-3-2000 in New York, New York   age 81   cause: heart failure following surgery
geezer  Jassmine "Jessie" Nicholls   was oldest person in Great Britain
born on 1-25-1892
expired 10-30-2002 in Chichester, West Sussex, England   age 110
playwright  Anne Nichols   wrote Abie's Irish Rose (1922)
born on 11-26-1891 in Dales Mill, Georgia
expired 9-15-1966 in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey   age 74
actress  Barbara Nichols
¤real name: Barbara Nickeraeur 
born on 12-30-1929 in New York, New York
expired 10-5-1976 in Hollywood, California   age 46   cause: liver failure
screen writer  Dudley Nichols   co-founder and initial president of the Screen Writers Guild
born on 4-6-1895 in Wapakoneta, Ohio
expired 1-4-1960 in Hollywood, California   age 64   cause: cancer
writer & gay rights activist  John Richard "Jack" Nichols   a co-founder of the revival Mattachine Society (1961)
born on 3-16-1938 in Washington, District of Columbia
expired 5-2-2005 in Cocoa Beach, Florida   age 67   cause: complications from cancer
Texas death row inmate  Joseph Bennard Nichols
¤number 709 
born on 9-8-1961
expired 3-7-2007 in Huntsville, Texas   age 45   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2007ADWC, DFFC, DTH, DTM, JCM, OIE, PCD, QKU, RAVN, SPIT32.3%
   Scored 8.0049 points

Heaven's Gate cultist  Thomas Nichols   brother of Nichelle Nichols
born on 4-15-1938
expired 3-26-1997 in Rancho Santa Fe, California   age 58   cause: suicide
American International Pictures co-founder  James H. Nicholson
born on 9-14-1916
expired 12-10-1972   age 56   cause: brain tumor
poisoned spouse  Bruce Edward Nickell   wifey poisoned him with cyanide-laced Tylenol & tried to pass it off as part of the rash of Tylenol poisonings that were happening elsewhere in the country
born on 6-1-1934 in Winthrop, Washington
expired 6-5-1986 in King County, Washington   age 52   cause: poisoned; cyanide-laced Tylenol
automotive designer  Ned F. Nickles   created the ventiports (port holes) that were on the sides of Buicks
born on 6-2-1915
expired 10-12-1987 in Saint Clair Shores, Michigan   age 72
1960's Velvet Underground singer  Nico
¤born: Christa Päffgen 
born on 10-16-1938 in Köln, Germany
expired 7-18-1988 in Ibiza, Spain   age 49
explorer  Jean Nicolet   first European to come upon Lake Michigan (1634); explored the wilderness of Wisconsin and Michigan
born on --1598 in Cherbourg, France
expired 11-1-1642 in Sillery, Quebec, Canada   age 44
Dr.  Charles Jules Henri Nicolle   received the 1928 Nobel prize in medicine for his work on typhus
born on 9-21-1866 in Rouen, France
expired 2-28-1936 in Tunis, Tunisia   age 69
to next Ripper Victim: Annie Chapman 19th century London prostitute  Mary Ann "Polly" Nicols   first victim of Jack the Ripper
¤born: Mary Ann Walker 
born on 8-26-1845 in London, England
expired 9-8-1888 in London, England   age 43   cause: murdered; throat slit; body mutilated
French diplomat  Jean Nicot   while ambassador to Portugal he had a potent strain of tobacco named in his honor ("Nicotiana"); his name eponymously became the name of the active compound in tobacco (nicotine)
born on --1530 in Nimes, France
expired 5-5-1600 in Paris, France   age 70
Chinese Communist Field Marshall  Nie Rongzhen
born on 12-29-1899 in Jiangjin County, Sichuan Province, China
expired 5-14-1992 in Beijing, China   age 92
socialist theologian Rev.  Reinhold Niebuhr
born on 6-21-1892 in Wright City, Missouri
expired 6-1-1971 in Stockbridge, Massachusetts   age 78
major league knuckleball pitcher  Joseph Franklin "Joe" Niekro   brother of Phil
born on 11-7-1944 in Martins Ferry, Ohio
expired 10-27-2006 in Tampa, Florida   age 61   cause: brain aneurysm
radio/tv ratings king  Arthur Charles Nielsen Sr.   founded eponymous ratings company (1923)
born on 9-5-1897 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 6-1-1980 in Chicago, Illinois   age 82
   Contest Selectors
2003 DTM

tv viewing researcher  Arthur Charles Nielsen Jr.   son of the company founder
born on 4-8-1919 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 10-5-2011 in Winnetka, Illinois   age 92   cause: Parkinson's disease
   Contest Selectors
2007RIE3.2%
2008RIE3.1%
2009RIE3.3%
2010RIE3.7%

AKS: Neilsen Nielson
cover of the February 1996 issue of 'Playboy' magazine with Leslie Nielsen & several other women actor  Leslie William Nielsen   star of Forbidden Planet & Police Squad; a nephew of Jean Hersholt; did February 1996 Playboy spoof pictorial
born on 2-11-1926 in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
expired 11-28-2010 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida   age 84   cause: pneumonia
   Contest Selectors
2005SPAM4.3%

Dr.  Jerri Lin Nielsen Fitzgerald   while stationed at the South Pole, during winter, developed breast cancer and had to treat herself
born on 3-1-1952 in Youngstown, Ohio
expired 6-23-2009 in Southwick, Massachusetts   age 57   cause: breast cancer
pioneering photographic inventor  Joseph Nicephore Niepce   produced first negative image on paper in 1816; produced first photographic image on metal in 1827, 12 years before the first Daguerreotype
born on 3-7-1765 in Chalon-sur-Saore, France
expired 4-5-1833 in Chalon-sur-Saore, France   age 68
businessman  Theodore David Nierenberg   with wife Martha founded Dansk International Designs, maker of cookware, flatware & dinnerware
born on 5-20-1923 in New York, New York
expired 7-31-2009 in Armonk, New York   age 86   cause: pancreatic cancer
former pro wrassler  Raymond E. Nieto
¤aka: "Chief War Eagle
born on 12-15-1907
expired 1-2-1989   age 81
philospher, poet  Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche   wrote This Spake Zarathustra (1891); advanced concepts of Man and Super-man; "God is Dead" (Nietzsche), "Nietzsche is Dead" (God)
born on 10-15-1844 in Rocken, Saxony
expired 8-25-1900 in Weimar, Germany   age 55
former South African apartheid government "Security" Lt. Colonel  Gideon J. Nieuwoudt   commanded the beatings & torture of Stephen Biko
born on --1951 in Adelaide, South Africa
expired 8-19-2005 in Port Elizabeth, South Africa   age 54   cause: cancer; (lung, liver, kidney, brain)
AKS: Neiuwoudt
1920s Ballets Russe choreographer and ballerina  Bronislava Nijinska   sister of Vaslav
born on 1-8-1891 in Minsk, Russia «or» Warsaw, Poland
expired 2-21-1972 in Pacific Palisades, California   age 81   cause: heart attack
ballet dancer  Vaslav Nijinski   career ended in 1919 with the onset of schizophrenia; brother of Bronislava
born on 2-28-1890 in Kiev, Ukraine, Russia
expired 4-8-1950 in London, England   age 60   cause: nephritis
Vostok 3 and Soyuz 9 cosmonaut  Adrian Grigoryevich Nikolayev   ex-husband of Valentina Tereshkova (1963-65)
born on 9-5-1929 in Shorsheliv, Chuvaskaya, Russia, USSR
expired 7-3-2004 in Cheboksary, Chuvash Autonomous Republic, Russia   age 74   cause: heart attack
singer-songwriter  Harry Edward Nilsson III   wrote Everybody's Talkin'
¤born: Harry Edward Nelson III 
born on 6-15-1941 in New York, New York
expired 1-15-1994   age 52
Wagnerian soprano  Märta Brigit Nilsson   sang the female lead in Dristan and Isodent
¤née: Svennsson 
born on 5-17-1918 in Västra Karups, Skåne, Sweden
expired 12-25-2005 in Västra Karups, Skåne, Sweden   age
AKS: Marta
World War II pacific fleet commander Admiral  Chester William Nimitz Sr.
born on 2-24-1885 in Fredericksburg, Texas
expired 2-20-1966 in San Francisco, California   age 80
   Contest Selectors
1980 RR

World War II submarine commander  Chester William Nimitz Jr.
born on 2-17-1915 in New York, New York
expired 1-2-2002 in Wellfleet, Massachusetts   age 86   cause: suicide; sleeping pill overdose
long-ago broadcaster  William Lorne "Bill" Nimmo Jr.   started at WLW-AM in 1947; was pitchman Bill the Bartender for Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer's Wednesday Night Fights; was Johnny Carson's first announcer on the ABC tv game show Who Do You Trust (1957); he left to host his own game show on CBS (For Love or Money; 1958) and recommended a guy as the show's replacement announcer — Ed McMahon
born on 6-18-1917 in Cincinnati, Ohio
expired 2-22-2011 in Milford, Ohio   age 93
sensual/erotic author  Anaïs Nin   wrote on surrealistic-feministic-subconscious topics: Delta of Venus (1977); appeared naked in a hammock in husband's movie reciting her poem Bells of Atlantis (from collection House of Incest)
¤born: Angela Anaïs Juana Antolina Rosa Edelmira Nin y Culmell 
born on 2-21-1903 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Seine, France
expired 1-14-1977 in Los Angeles, California   age 73   cause: cardiac arrest; metastatic carcinoma
AKS: Anais
biochemist  Marshall Warren Nirenberg   shared the 1968 Nobel prize in medicine
born on 4-10-1927 in New York, New York
expired 1-15-2010 in New York, New York   age 82   cause: cancer
AKS: Nirnberg
gymnast  George Peter Nissen   developer of the modern trampoline (1934; with Larry Griswold, his coach)
born on 2-3-1914 in Blairstown, Iowa
expired 4-7-2010 in La Jolla, California   age 96   cause: complications from pneumonia
former Green Bay Packer linebacker (1958-72)  Raymond E. Nitschke
born on 12-29-1936 in Elmwood Park, Illinois
expired 3-8-1998 in Venice, Florida   age 61   cause: heart attack
Capone enforcer  Frank Nitti   started career as barber
¤born: Francesco Raffefe Nitte 
born on --1883
expired 3-19-1943 in Chicago, Illinois   age 49   cause: suicide; blew brains out
former Secretary of the Navy  Paul Henry Nitze   a cold war arms expert
born on 1-16-1907 in Amherst, Massachusetts
expired 10-19-2004 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 97   cause: pneumonia
   Contest Selectors
2003 JL5.6%

record producer & film composer  Bernard Alfred "Jack" Nitzsche   Phil Spector's arranger who orchestrated the "Wall of Sound"; once married to Buffy Saint-Marie
¤nickname: "Specs" 
born on 4-22-1937 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 8-25-2000 in Hollywood, California   age 63   cause: cardiac arrest; bronchial infection
actor  James David Graham Niven   played Sir James Bond in the spoof of Casino Royale (1967)
born on 3-1-1910 in Kirriemuir, Scotland
expired 7-29-1983 in Château D'Oex, Switzerland   age 73
Dallas-area resident  Orville T. Nix Sr.   took home movie of Kennedy assassination from opposite angle of Zapruder showing the grassy knoll
born on 11-28-1920
expired 10-3-1988 in Weatherford, Texas   age 67
Tricky Dick's dad  Francis Anthony Nixon
expired 9-4-1956 in Whittier, California   age 77
presidential mother  Hannah Milhous Nixon
born on 3-7-1885
expired 9-30-1967 in Whittier, California   age 82
Nixon leaving the White House after resigningto next U.S. president: Gerald Fordto previous U.S. president: Lyndon Johnson 37th U.S. president  Richard Milhous Nixon   president at time of first moon landing (1969); first bombed North Vietnam, then negotiated an end to the Vietnam war; established relations with Communist China; resigned from office (1974) in face of impeachment for his involvement in the coverup of the Watergate breakin (1972); "... I am not a crook ..."
¤nickname: "Tricky Dick" 
born on 1-9-1913 in Yorba Linda, California
expired 4-22-1994 in New York, New York   age 81
   Contest Selectors
1979 DO, HA, HFS, HP, JW, MM, SB, YJ61.5%
1980 DO, DR, EK, HA, JH, VA37.5%

former first lady  Thelma Catherine Patricia "Pat" Nixon
¤maiden name: Thelma C. P. Ryan 
born on 3-16-1912 in Ely, Nevada
expired 6-22-1993 in Park Ridge, New Jersey   age 81
   Contest Selectors
1979 HA, HFS, HP, JH, JW, MS, RR, VM, YJ69.2%
1980 DH, DW, HA, HP, JH, JW, MM, RR, VA56.3%

dictator  Saparmurat Atayevich Niyazov   transitioned from Communist Party head of Turkmenistan to President to President-for-Life; squandered his county's wealth on his cult of personality
born on 2-19-1940 in Ashkhabad, Turkmenistan, USSR
expired 12-19-2006 in Ashkhabad, Turkmenistan   age 66   cause: heart failure
lawyer  Louis Nizer
born on 2-6-1902 in London, England
expired 11-9-1994 in New York, New York   age 92
Zimbabwean nationalist & leader  Joshua Mqabuko Nyongolo Nkomo
¤called Umdala Wethu (our old man) 
born on 6-19-1917 in Semokwe Reserve, Matabeleland, Southern Rhodesia
expired 7-1-1999 in Harare, Zimbabwe   age 82   cause: prostate cancer
   Contest Selectors
1980 DH, EK, HA18.8%

ANC anti-apartheid activist Dr.  William Nkomo
expired 3-26-1972 in Pretoria, South Africa   age ??   cause: heart attack
Ghana prime minister (1957-60), president (1960-66)  Kwame Nkrumah   led the Gold Coast to independence as the Republic of Ghana; deposed in 1966
¤born: Francis Nwia 
born on 9-21-1909 in Nkroful, British Gold Coast
expired 4-27-1972 in Conakry, Guinea   age 62   cause: cancer
it blows up real good Swedish dynamite inventor (1866)  Alfred Bernhard Nobel   funded prize foundation that gives out annual awards
born on 10-21-1833 in Stockholm, Sweden
expired 12-10-1896 in San Remo, Italy   age 63   cause: cerebral hemorrhage
aviator General  Umberto Nobile   second to fly over the North Pole (5/12/1926, 3 days after Byrd) with Amundsen & Lincoln Ellsworth in the dirigible Norge; a second trip (5/25/1928) in the dirigible Italia was a disaster - it crashed, and the resulting rescue effort was the subject of the book The Red Tent (1967; written by Nobile) & movie (1971)
born on 1-21-1885 in Lauro, Italy
expired 7-29-1978 in Rome, Italy   age 93
ex-slave  Clem Noble
¤nickname: "Uncle Pike" 
expired 3-18-1954 in Bellamy, Alabama   age 123
Life Savers candy mogul  Edward John Noble   with partner bought all rights to candy formula & name for $2,900 (1913); bought NBC's blue network when the FCC forced them to divest, renamed it ABC; FDR Commerce undersecretary (1939-40)
born on --1882 in Gouverneur, New York
expired 12-28-1958 in Greenwich, Connecticut   age 76
animation layout artist & designer  Maurice J. Noble   worked at Disney & Warner Brothers
born on 5-1-1910 in Spooner, Minnesota
expired 5-18-2001 in La Crescenta, California   age 91
bandleader  Ray Noble
born on 12-17-1903 in Brighton, Sussex, England
expired 4-3-1978 in London, England   age 74   cause: cancer
physicist  Walter Noddack   co-discovered (with his wife) the elements Rhenium and Masurium
expired 12-7-1960 in Bamberg, Germany   age 67
graphic artist  Martin "Marty" Nodell   co-created the Green Lantern comic book character (1941); first to draw Poppin' Fresh (the Pillsbury Doughboy)
¤aka: "Mart Dellon" 
born on 11-15-1915 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 12-9-2006 in Muskego, Wisconsin   age 91
   Contest Selectors
2006TFM3.3%
   Scored 5.9000 solo points

master Bourbon distiller  Frederick Booker Noe II   grandson of James Beauregard "Jim" Beam (1892-1944); grandson of company founder Johannes Jacob Boehm
born on 12-7-1929
expired 2-24-2004 in Bardstown, Kentucky   age 74   cause: "an extended illness"
United Kingdom member of parliament  Philip John Noel-Baker   received the 1959 Nobel peace prize
¤born: P.J. Noel 
born on 11-1-1889 in London, England
expired 10-8-1982 in London, England   age 92
political operative  Franklyn Curran "Lyn" Nofziger
born on 6-8-1924 in Bakersfield, California
expired 3-27-2006 in Falls Church, Virginia   age 81   cause: cancer
AKS: Noffziger Nofzinger Noffzinger
sculptor & architect  Isamu Noguchi
born on 11-17-1904 in Los Angeles, California
expired 12-30-1988 in New York, New York   age 84
not-so-rugged individualist  David Fraser Nolan   a co-founder of the Libertarian Party (1971)
born on 11-23-1943 in Washington, District of Columbia
expired 11-21-2010 in Tucson, Arizona   age 66   cause: heart attack
actress  Jeanette Nolan   widow of John McIntire
born on 12-30-1911 in Los Angeles, California
expired 6-5-1998 in Los Angeles, California   age 86   cause: complications from stroke
actor  Lloyd Bendict Nolan
born on 8-11-1902 in San Francisco, California
expired 9-27-1985 in Los Angeles, California   age 83   cause: lung cancer
   Contest Selectors
1980 GP6.3%

postal worker  Leonardo J. Nole   model for the Rockefeller Center Skating Rink statue Prometheus
born on 4-1-1906
expired 2-22-1998 in Sacramento, California   age 91
sled dog musher  Edgar P. Nollner   had 10th leg (Whiskey Point to Galena) of the emergency Diphtheria Serum delivery trek in Alaska, January 27-Feb 2 1925, along the Iditarod Trail from Nenana to Nome; last surviving musher
born on 11-11-1904 in Old Village, Alaska
expired 1-15-1999 in Galena, Alaska   age 94
 Yashuhito Chichibu No Maya   brother of Hirohito
¤aka: Prince Chichibu 
expired 1-4-1953 in Kaguneuma, Japan   age 50
aircraft navigator  Frederick J. Noonan   disappeared along with Amelia Earhart during around-the-world flight
born on --1893
expired 7-2-1937 in Gardner Island, Phoenix Island group, Western Pacific Ocean   age 44   cause: plane crash / drowned / starvation???
movie actor & producer  Thomas Patrick "Tommy" Noonan
born on 4-29-1921
expired 4-24-1968 in Hollywood, California   age 46
computer industry executive  Raymond John Noorda   one-time boss at Novell (1983-95)
born on 6-19-1926 in Ogden, Utah
expired 10-9-2006 in Oren, Utah   age 82   cause: Alzheimer's disease
retired Indiana University professor of Tibetan language & culture  Thubten Jigme Norbu   eldest brother of the Dali Lama; recognized as the reincarnation of lama Takster Rinpoche; date of birth also described as the 16th day of the eighth month of the Water Dog year
¤born: Tashi Tsering 
born on 8-16-1922 in Tengster, Amdo Province, Tibet
expired 9-5-2008 in Bloomington, Indiana   age 86
AKS: Jigme means "fear not" and Norbu means "jewel"
remote sensing pioneer Dr.  William Nordberg
¤real name: Wilhelm Nordberg 
born on 3-31-1930 in Fehring, Austria
expired 10-3-1976 in Greenbelt, Maryland   age 46   cause: cancer
World War II bombsight inventor  Carl Lukas Norden
born on 4-23-1880 in Semarang, Dutch East Indies
expired 6-14-1965 in Zürich, Switzerland   age 85
author  Charles Bernard Nordhoff   co-wrote Mutiny on the Bounty, Men Against the Sea, Pitcairn's Island and Forbidden Paradise (Hurricane)
born on 2-1-1887 in London, England
expired 4-11-1947 in Santa Barbara, California   age 60   cause: heart attack
one-time Tougaloo Christian College student  Memphis L. Norman   participant in a lunch counter segregation protest (sit-it) that turned violent (he was punched, burned, shoved off his stool & repeatedly kicked in the face); after doing a stint in Vietnam went back to school, eventually earning a PhD; was retired from the Office of Management and Budget as a budget examiner for a number of Federal agencies (1971-99)
born on 7-23-1942 in Monroeville, Alabama
expired 1-4-2005 in Falls Church, Virginia   age 62   cause: heart attack
silent film comedienne  Mabel Ethelreid Normand   "The Female Chaplin"; credited with throwing the first custard pie in the movies (1913)
¤born: Mabel Fortesque 
born on 11-9-1894 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 2-23-1930 in Monrovia, California   age 35   cause: tuberculosis
Cambodian  King Norodom Suramarit   father of Norodom Sihanouk; succeeded his son to throne in 1955
expired 4-3-1960 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia   age 64
former Detroit Red Wings owner  Bruce Norris
born on 2-19-1924
expired 12-31-1985   age 80
last surviving Scottsboro Boys defendant  Clarence Norris   subject of Norris v. Alabama Supreme Court ruling barring exclusion of blacks from juries; received pardon from George Wallace (1976)
born on 7-12-1912 in Warm Springs, Georgia
expired 1-23-1989 in New York, New York   age 76   cause: Alzheimer's disease
Time magazine editor  Frank Norris   created Smokey the Bear artwork for the forest fire campaign
born on 3-3-1907
expired 8-8-1967 in Siasconset, Massachusetts   age 60
comics artist  Paul L. Norris   co-creator of Aquaman (1940; with writer Mort Weisinger); wrote/drew the Brick Bradford strip (1952-87)
born on 4-26-1914 in Greenville, Ohio
expired 11-5-2007 in Oceanside, California   age 93   cause: complications from stroke
 William Charles Norris   a co-founder of the Control Data Corp. (1957)
born on 7-14-1911 in Red Cloud, Nebraska
expired 8-21-2006 in Bloomington, Minnesota   age 95   cause: complications from Parkinson's disease
researcher  Ronald George Wreyford Norrish   shared the 1967 Nobel Chemistry prize
born on 11-9-1897 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
expired 6-7-1978 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England   age 80
character actor  Alan North   co-starred as a detective on Police Squad
born on 12-23-1920 in New York, New York
expired 1-19-2000 in Port Jefferson, New York   age 79   cause: kidney & lung cancer
film composer  Alex North   wrote the music for the movie Unchained (1955); it featured a song (with lyrics by Hy Zaret) that went on to have a life of its own — Unchained Melody
born on 12-4-1910 in Chester, Pennsylvania
expired 9-8-1991 in Los Angeles, California   age 80
circus owner  John Ringling North   circus president (1947-67)
born on 8-14-1903 in Baraboo, Wisconsin
expired 6-4-1985 in Brussels, Belgium   age 81
actress  Sheree North   played Lou Grant's girlfriend Charlene Maguire on the Mary Tyler Moore Show & Kramer's mother Babs on Seinfeld
¤born: Dawn Bethel 
born on 1-17-1933 in Los Angeles, California
expired 11-4-2005 in Los Angeles, California   age 72   cause: complications following surgery
 John Howard Northrop   shared the 1946 Nobel chemistry prize
born on 7-5-1891 in Yonkers, New York
expired 5-27-1987 in Wickenberg, Arizona   age 95
aviation pioneer  John Knudsen Northrop   co-founded Lockheed Aircraft (1927) and Northrop Aircraft (1939); designed the Lockheed Vega & the Flying Wing
born on 11-10-1895 in Newark, New Jersey
expired 2-18-1981 in Glendale, California   age 85
retired Tigers outfielder  James Thomas "Jim" Northrup
born on 11-24-1939 in Breckenridge, Michigan
expired 6-8-2011 in Grand Blanc, Michigan   age 71   cause: seizure; Alzheimer's disease
tv news producer  Robert J. Northshield   creator of the CBS News' Sunday Morning program (1979)
¤nickname: "Shad" 
born on 7-21-1922 in Oak Park, Illinois
expired 8-21-2000 in Croton-on-Hudson, New York   age 78
science fiction writer  Andre Norton
¤born: Alice Mary Norton 
born on 2-17-1912 in Cleveland, Ohio
expired 3-17-2005 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee   age 93   cause: congestive heart failure
jazz vibraphonist  Kenneth "Red" Norvo
¤born: Kenneth Norville 
born on 3-31-1908 in Beardstown, Illinois
expired 4-6-1999 in Santa Monica, California   age 91
dentist  Charles Whitlow Norwood Jr.   served as a U.S. rep. from Georgia (1995-2007)
born on 7-27-1941 in Valdosta, Georgia
expired 2-13-2007 in Augusta, Georgia   age 65   cause: complications from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis; metastatic non-small cell lung cancer
actor, vaudevillian, lyricist  Jack Norworth   was a Ziegfeld Follies song-and-dance man; wrote the lyrics to "Take Me Out To the Ball Game" (music by Albert von Tilzer; 1908); didn't actually attend his first baseball game until 1940
born on 1-5-1879 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 9-1-1959 in Laguna Beach, California   age 80   cause: heart attack
Japanese Commie  Sanzo Nosaka
born on 3-30-1892
expired 11-13-1993   age 101
physician, astrologer & all-knowing seer  Nostradamus   on the night of his own death he predicted his own death for that night (AMAZING!)
¤born: Michel de Notredame 
born on 12-14-1503 in Saint Remy de Provence, France
expired 7-2-1566 in Salon, France   age 62   cause: predestination
off-Broadway's Fantasticks producer  Lore Note   it ran from 5/3/1960-1/13/2002
born on 6-9-1923 in New York, New York
expired 7-8-2002 in New York, New York   age 79   cause: cancer
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in April 2000 Chicago Sun-Times political columnist  Robert David Sanders "Bob" Novak   used to co-host a CNN gabfest; "outed" Valerie Plame as CIA "agent"
born on 2-26-1931 in Joliet, Illinois
expired 8-18-2009 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 78   cause: brain cancer
   Contest Selectors
2009ANG, DFFC, DGW, JCM, LMLD, MORB, NFG, QKU, RAVN, RIE, RR, TBC40.0%
   Scored 4.7012 points

1920s silent screen "latin lover"  Ramon Novarro   the Rock Hudson of his era; cousin of Dolores Del Rio
(an apocryphal account has the two teenagers that killed him using a "large silver dildo" as the weapon)

¤born: José Ramón Samaniegos 
born on 2-6-1899 in Durango, Mexico
expired 10-28-1968 in Hollywood Hills, California   age 69   cause: bludgeoned to death during robbery
AKS: Navarro
 Jay Novello
born on 8-22-1904 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 9-2-1982 in North Hollywood, California   age 78
former Czech Communist Party dictator (1953-68)  Antonin Novotny
born on 12-10-1904 in Letnany, Czechoslovakia
expired 1-28-1975   age 70   cause: blood clot
novella author  Philip Francis Nowlan   created engineer Anthony Rogers in Armageddon 2419 A.D. (August 1928) & The Airlords of Han (March 1929) for Amazing Stories; wrote stories for Buck Rogers daily comic strip
¤aka: "Frank Philips" 
born on 1-??-1888 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 2-1-1940 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania   age 52   cause: stroke
Intel co-founder (1968)  Robert Morton Noyce
born on 12-12-1927 in Burlington, Iowa
expired 6-3-1990 in Austin, Texas   age 62
former Washington Evening Star president  Frank Brett Noyes   co-founder of the Associated Press; its president (1900-38)
born on 7-7-1863 in Washington, District of Columbia
expired 12-1-1948 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 85
retired Paramount art director  Albert Nozaki   interred in Manzanar Camp during World War II; worked on When Worlds Collide (1951), The War of the Worlds (1953) & The Ten Commandments
born on 1-1-1912 in Tokyo, Japan
expired 11-16-2003 in Los Angeles, California   age 91   cause: complications from pneumonia
Burundi president (1994)  Cyprien Ntaryamira
born on 3-6-1955 in Mageyo, Mubimbi, Bujumbura, Burundi
expired 4-6-1994 in Kigali, Rwanda   age 39   cause: plane crash
Burma's only civilian Prime Minister (1948-56, 1957-58)  U Nu
¤aka: Thakin Nu 
born on 5-25-1907 in Wakema, Burma
expired 2-14-1995 in Rangoon, Burma   age 87
bodybuilder  Serge Nubret   won the 1976 Mr. Universe title; competed against Arnold; appeared in the documentary Pumping Iron (1977); suffered massive stroke (March 2009)
born on 10-6-1938 in Anse-Bertrand, Guadeloupe, France
expired 4-19-2011 in Pierrefitte-sur-Seine, Seine-Saint-Denis, France   age 72   cause: heart failure; persistently-vegatative state; stroke
movie director  Elliot Nugent   directed Mr. Belvedere Goes to College (1949)
born on 9-20-1899 in Dover, Ohio
expired 8-9-1980 in New York, New York   age 80
former Kentucky governor (1967-71)  Louie Broady Nunn
born on 3-8-1924 in Park City, Kentucky
expired 1-29-2004 in Versailles, Kentucky   age 79   cause: heart attack
Coasters bass (10/1955-9/1957)  Ulysses B. "Bobby" Nunn
born on 9-20-1925 in Birmingham, Alabama
expired 11-5-1986 in Los Angeles, California   age 61   cause: heart failure
atomic scientist  Alan Nunn May   notorious spy for Soviet Union
born on 5-2-1911 in Birmingham, West Midlands, England
expired 1-12-2003 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England   age 91
ballet dancer  Rudolf Hametovich Nureyev   did October 1977 Playboy pictorial with Michelle Phillips
born on 3-17-1938 in Irkutsk, Russia, USSR
expired 1-5-1993 in Paris, France   age 54
   Contest Selectors
1979 YJ7.7%

Maila Nurmi as Vampira in `Plan 9 From Outer Space' 1950's schlock horror film actress  Maila Nurmi   appeared in Plan 9 from Outer Space; once married to Dean Riesner
¤born: Elizabeth Syrjanemi
aka: "Vampira
born on 12-21-1921 in Gloucester, Massachusetts
expired 1-10-2008 in Hollywood, California   age 86
   Contest Selectors
2002MORB9.1%
2006XXX3.3%
2008XXX3.1%
   Scored 6.4000 solo points

Finnish long distance runner  Paavo Johannes Nurmi   won nine Olympic gold medals (1920, 1924 & 1928 games)
born on 6-13-1897 in Turku, Finland
expired 10-2-1973 in Helsinki, Finland   age 76
retired teacher  Corinthian C. Nutter   prime witness in 1949 Kansas school segreation case Webb v. School District No.90
born on 12-10-1906 in Forney, Texas
expired 2-11-2004 in Shawnee, Kansas   age 97
clothing designer  Tommy Nutter   came up with Bell Bottom pants
born on --1943 in Wales
expired 8-17-1992 in London, England   age 49   cause: AIDS
former Cincinnati Reds announcer  Joseph Henry "Joe" Nuxhall   pitched his first major league baseball game at age 15
born on 7-30-1928 in Hamilton, Ohio
expired 11-15-2007 in Fairfield, Ohio   age 79   cause: lymphoma
   Contest Selectors
2005DTM4.3%
2006ANG, DTM6.7%
2007ANG3.2%
   Scored 7.1000 solo points

former porn "actor"  John Leslie Nuzzo   got it up for Talk Dirty To Me & Wicked Sensations; his performances twice earned him a Best Actor award from the (now defunct) Adult Film Association of America
¤nom-de-wanker: "John Leslie" 
born on 1-25-1945 in East Liverpool, Ohio
expired 12-5-2010 in Mill Valley, California   age 65   cause: heart attack
movie/tv director  Christian I. Nyby I   directed The Thing From Another World (1951)
born on 9-1-1913 in Los Angeles, California
expired 9-17-1993 in Temecula, California   age 80
isolationist North Dakota senator (1925-44)  Gerald P. Nye   uncovered Teapot Dome oil scandal while chairing congressional hearings (1922)
born on 12-19-1892 in Hortonville, Wisconsin
expired 7-17-1971 in Georgetown, Maryland   age 78
Sonny Drysdale serenades Elly Mae Clampett character actor  Louis "Louie" Nye   played Sonny Drysdale on The Beverly Hillbillies; Dr. Zorch in Sex Kittens Go To College (1960)
born on 5-1-1913 in Hartford, Connecticut
expired 10-9-2005 in Los Angeles, California   age 92   cause: lung cancer
   Contest Selectors
2001NFG12½%
2004NFG5.6%
2005NFG4.3%
   Scored 5.8000 solo points

Pulitzer prize winning author  Russel Blaine Nye   won 1945 Biography/Autobiography award
born on 2-17-1913 in Viola, Wisconsin
expired 9-2-1993 in East Lansing, Michigan   age 80
   Contest Selectors
1979 MM7.7%
1980 MM6.3%

former Tanzanian president (1962-85)  Julius Kambarage Nyerere   son of Mugaya & Burito Nyerere
born on 4-13-1922 in Butiama, British Trust Territory of Tanganyika (SE of Lake Victoria)
expired 10-14-1999 in London, England   age 77   cause: stroke; complications from leukemia
   Contest Selectors
1979 7.7%

computer programming pioneer  Kristen Nygaard   co-creator of the first object-oriented programming language Simula (1965), influencing the later work of Alan Kay & Bjarne Stroustrup; shared the 2001 Turing Award
born on 8-27-1926 in Oslo, Norway
expired 8-10-2002 in Oslo, Norway   age 75   cause: heart attack
cinematographer  Sven Vilhem Nykvist   won oscars for Cries and Whispers (1977) & Fanny and Alexander (1982); also photographed Pretty Baby (1978), Star 80 (1983), The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988), Sleepless in Seattle (1993) & What's Eating Gilbert Grape? (1993)
born on 12-3-1922 in Moheda, Kronobergs län, Sweden
expired 9-20-2006 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden   age 83   cause: complications from aphasia
actress  Anna Lena Lisbeta Nyman   star of I Am Curious (Yellow) (1967) & I Am Curious (Blue) (1968)
born on 5-23-1944 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden
expired 2-4-2011 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden   age 66
singer-songwriter  Laura Nyro   wrote And When I Die, Wedding Bell Blues, Stoned Soul Picnic and Eli's Coming
¤born: Laura Nigro 
born on 10-18-1947 in New York, New York
expired 4-8-1997 in Danbury, Connecticut   age 49   cause: ovarian cancer
Kalahari Desert San bushman  N!xau   played protagonist Xixo in The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980) & it's sequal (1990)
born on 3-17-1944 in Kalahari Desert, Southwest Africa (now Namibia)
expired 7-2-2003 in Tsumkwe, Namibia   age 59

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