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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
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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
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   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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

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