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violinist  David Fyodorovich Oistrakh
born on 10-30-1908 in Odessa, Ukraine, Russia
expired 10-24-1974 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands   age 65   cause: heart attack
Caltech astronomer (1958-92)  John Beverley Oke   associate director of the Hale telescope at the Palomar Observatory on Mount Wilson (1970-78); designer of light analysis equipment for the Hale, Keck & Hubble telescopes
born on 3-23-1928 in Sault Saint Marie, Ontario, Canada
expired 3-2-2004 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada   age 75   cause: heart failure
 Robert Eugene "Bob" Oke   former Washington state senator (1991-2007); battled cancer
born on 9-4-1940 in Spokane, Washington
expired 5-14-2007 in Port Orchard, Washington   age 66   cause: multiple myeloma
   Contest Selectors
2008OIE

artist  Georgia O'Keeffe   wife of Alfred Stieglitz
born on 11-15-1887 in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
expired 3-6-1986 in Santa Fe, New Mexico   age 98
   Contest Selectors
1979 MM7.7%
1980 DH, MM, VA18.8%

Ugandan Lt. General  Basilio Olara Okello   leader of coup against Obote (1985)
expired 1-11-1990 in Khartoum, Sudan   age 61   cause: diabetes; malaria
Chippewa  Chief Okemos   nephew of Chief Pontiac; said to have had four wives
born on --1788 in Knagg's Bridge, (Shiawassee County,) Michigan Territory
expired 12-5-1858 in DeWitt, Michigan   age 70
Charlie Chan actor  Warner Oland
born on 10-3-1880 in Umea, Sweden
expired 8-6-1938 in Stockholm, Sweden   age 57
drummer & bandleader  Michael Babatunde Olatunji   had 1959 album Drums of Passion
born on 4-7-1927 in Ajido, Nigeria
expired 4-6-2003 in Salinas, California   age 75   cause: complications from diabetes
chief guide of the World Association of Guides and Girl Scouts Lady  Baden-Powell Olave   widow of the first Baron Baden-Powell of Gilwell
expired 6-25-1977 in Bramley, England   age 88
Norwegian King  Olav V
born on 7-2-1903 in Sandringham, Norfolk, England
expired 1-17-1991 in Oslo, Norway   age 87
Saudi Arabian billionaire  Suliman Saleh Olayan
born on 11-5-1918 in Unayzah, Arabia
expired 7-4-2002 in New York, New York   age 83
former Los Angeles County Superior Court judge  Charles Herman Older   presided over the Tate-LaBianca murder trial of Charles Manson & followers
born on 9-29-1917 in Hanford, California
expired 6-17-2006 in Los Angeles, California   age 88   cause: complications from fall
auto racer  Berna Eli "Barney" Oldfield   first person to do 60 miles-per-hour (1903)
born on 1-29-1878 in Wauseon, Ohio
expired 10-4-1946 in Beverly Hills, California   age 68
former M.I.6 chief Sir  Maurice Oldfield   one of the literary inspirations for M in James Bond books & George Smiley in le Carré spy books
born on 11-6-1915 in Bakewell, England
expired 3-10-1981 in Northern Ireland   age 65
auto pioneer  Ransom Eli Olds   founded Olds Motor Vehicle Co. (1896); also founded the REO Truck Co.
born on 6-3-1864 in Geneva, Ohio
expired 8-26-1950 in Lansing, Michigan   age 86
retired Air Force Brigadier General  Robin Olds   was a World War II & Vietnam triple ace, flying in the biggest battle over N. Vietnam; in 1985 was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame (played tackle both ways at West Point); his first wife was actress Ella Raines
born on 7-14-1922 in Honolulu, Hawiian Territory
expired 6-14-2007 in Steamboat Springs, Colorado   age 84   cause: congestive heart failure; prostate cancer
physicist  Marcus Laurence Elwin "Mark" Oliphant   worked on atomic bomb; discovered Tritium & Helium 3
born on 10-8-1901 in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
expired 7-14-2000 in Canberra, Australia   age 98
silversmith  Lloyd Oliver   one of the original World War II Navajo Code Talkers (next to last)
born on 4-23-1923 in Shiprock, New Mexico
expired 3-16-2011 in Avondale, Arizona   age 87   cause: pancreatitis
actress/aviatrix  Susan Oliver   played Vina (the green Orion babe) in Star Trek pilot The Cage; won 1970 Powder Puff Derby
¤born: Charlotte Gercke 
born on 2-13-1937 in New York, New York
expired 5-10-1990 in Woodland Hills, California   age 53   cause: cancer
former Army Air Corps Lt.  Frederick J. Olivi   3rd pilot of Bock's Car, the plane that nuked Nagasaki
born on 1-16-1922 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 4-8-2004 in Lemont, Illinois   age 82   cause: complications from stroke
actor Sir  Laurence Kerr Olivier
born on 5-22-1907 in Dorking, England
expired 7-11-1989 in Amhurst, England   age 82
   Contest Selectors
1979 JH, MM, RR, SB30.8%
1980 BB, EB, HP, MM, RR31.3%

former tube-steak vendor  Harry Michael Olivieri   with brother Pat invented the Philly Cheesesteak sandwich (1933)
born on 5-25-1916
expired 7-20-2006 in Pomona, New Jersey   age 90   cause: heart failure
New York Central Park designer  Frederick Law Olmsted
born on 4-27-1822 in Hartford, Connecticut
expired 8-28-1903 in Brookline, Massachusetts   age 81
landscape architect  Frederic Law Olmsted   co-designer of the current White House grounds
expired 12-25-1957 in Malibu, California   age 87
ALS researcher Dr.  Richard Koch Olney
born on 12-15-1947 in München, Bavaria, Germany
expired 1-27-2012 in Marin County, California   age 64   cause: ALS
   Contest Selectors
2007DTM3.2%
2008DTM3.1%
2009DTM3.3%
2010DTM3.7%

vaudeville comedian  John Siguard "Ole" Olsen   partner in Olsen and Johnson vaudeville team (1914-62)
born on 11-6-1892 in Peru, Indiana
expired 1-26-1963 in Albuquerque, New Mexico   age 70
game show announcer  Johnny Olsen   did The Price is Right (1972-85)
born on 5-22-1910
expired 10-12-1985 in Los Angeles, California   age 75   cause: cerebral aneurysm
Digital Equipment Company co-founder (1957)  Kenneth Harry Olsen   was the company's first CEO
born on 2-20-1926 in Bridgeport, Connecticut
expired 2-6-2011 in Zionsville, Indiana   age 84
NFL Hall-of-Fame player  Merlin Jay Olsen   played with the L.A. Rams; also did a spot of acting & pitched FTD flowers
born on 9-15-1940 in Logan, Utah
expired 3-11-2010 in Duarte, California   age 69   cause: mesothelioma
political commentator  Barbara Kay Bracher Olson   wife of U.S. Solicitor General
born on 12-27-1955 in Houston, Texas
expired 9-11-2001 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 45   cause: aboard hijacked American Airlines flight 77
1950's middleweight boxer  Carl E. "Bobo" Olson Sr.   lost four times to Sugar Ray Robinson
born on 6-11-1928 in Honolulu, Hawaii
expired 1-16-2002 in Honolulu, Hawaii   age 73   cause: complications from Alzheimer's disease
attorney  Lyndon L. Olson Sr.   successfully argued the Avery v. Midland County case that extended the one man, one vote principle to local elections
born on 1-22-1925 in Waco, Texas
expired 12-20-2005 in Waco, Texas   age 80   cause: heart attack
 Roberta R. "Bobbi" Olson   wife of Lute
born on 2-19-1935
expired 1-1-2001 in Phoenix, Arizona   age 65   cause: ovarian cancer
   Contest Selectors
2001 TEX12½%
   Scored 8.5000 solo points

actor  J. Pat O'Malley
born on 3-15-1904 in Burnley, Lancashire, England
expired 3-1-1985 in San Juan Capistrano, California   age 80
   Contest Selectors
1979  7.7%

former Brooklyn/L.A. Dodgers owner  Walter Francis O'Malley
born on 10-9-1903 in New York, New York
expired 8-9-1979 in Rochester, Minnesota   age 75   cause: cancer
mathematician, astronomer & poet  Omar Khayyam   wrote his Rubáiyát (quatrains)
¤full name: Ghiyath al-Din Abu'l-Fath Umar Ibm Ibrahim al-Khayyami 
born on 5-18-1048 in Nishapur, Khurasan, Persia
expired 12-4-1131 in Nishapur, Khurasan, Persia   age 83
syndicated astrologer  Sydney Omarr
¤born: Sidney Kimmelman 
born on 8-5-1926 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 1-2-2003 in Santa Monica, California   age 76   cause: complications from heart attack
radical Marxist  Ella Reeve Bloor Omholt   co-founder of the American Communist Party
¤aka: "Mother Bloor" 
expired 8-10-1951 in Quakerstown, Pennsylvania   age 89   cause: stroke
shipping heir  Alexander Onassis   only son of Aristotle & Tina
born on 4-30-1948 in New York, New York
expired 1-23-1973 in Athens, Greece   age 24   cause: brain hemorrhage following plane crash
Greek shipping tycoon  Aristotle Socrates Onassis   was married to Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy Onassis until his death; father of Alexander and Christina; for a while kept Maria Callas as a mistress
born on 9-21-1900 in Smyrna, Turkey (now Izmir)
expired 3-15-1975 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France   age 74   cause: bronchial pneumonia; myasthenia gravis
tubby tycoon  Christina Onassis   daughter of Aristotle; mother of Athina Roussel, heir to the fortune
born on 12-11-1950 in New York, New York
expired 11-19-1988 in Buenos Aires, Argentina   age 37   cause: acute pulmonary edema; heart attack
 Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy Onassis   sister of Lee Radziwill; mother of Caroline Schlossberg and JFK Jr.; was married to Aristotle Onassis until he died
born on 7-28-1929 in Southampton, New York
expired 5-19-1994 in New York, New York   age 64   cause: cancer
   Contest Selectors
1979 JH7.7%

character actor  Patrick O'Neal
born on 9-26-1927 in Ocala, Florida
expired 9-9-1994   age 66
actor/director  Ronald O'Neal   played title role of Youngblood Priest in Superfly (1972)
born on 9-1-1937 in Utica, New York
expired 1-14-2004 in Los Angeles, California   age 66   cause: pancreatic cancer
AKS: O'Neil
Negro League's Kansas City Monarchs baseball player/manager  John Jordan "Buck" O'Neil   founded the Negro League Baseball Museum
born on 11-13-1911 in Carrabelle, Florida
expired 10-6-2006 in Kansas City, Missouri   age 94   cause: heart failure
   Contest Selectors
2003KOHD5.6%
2005BYE4.3%
2006ANG, BYE6.7%
   Scored 4.3500 points

 William Francis O'Neil   founder of General Tire & Rubber Co.
expired 9-4-1960 in Akron, Ohio   age 76
actor  Dick O'Neill   played Cliff Clavin Sr. on Cheers among many other roles
born on 8-29-1928
expired 11-17-1998 in Santa Monica, California   age 70   cause: heart failure
playwright  Eugene Gladstone O'Neill Sr.   won 1936 Nobel literature prize + 3 Pultizer prizes; author of The Iceman Cometh (1946) & Long Day's Journey into Night (posthumous; 1956)
born on 10-16-1888 in Manhattan, New York, New York
expired 11-27-1953 in Boston, Massachusetts   age 65   cause: pneumonia; cerebellar cortical atrophy
football coach (1902-22)  Frank J. "Buck" O'Neill
expired 4-21-1958 in Hamilton, New York   age 82
physicist  Gerard Kitchen O'Neill   advocate of space colonization
born on 2-6-1927 in New York, New York
expired 4-27-1992 in Redwood, California   age 82
cartoonist  Henry F. O'Neill   drew Bronco Bill strip (1928-50)
expired 3-31-1958 in Yonkers, New York   age 66
the second plane, moments before it collided with the tower World Trade Center security chief  John Patrick O'Neill   former head of FBI counterterrorism division
born on 2-6-1952 in Atlantic City, New Jersey
expired 9-11-2001 in New York, New York   age 49   cause: collapse of World Trade Center south tower
 Rose Cecil O'Neill   creator of the Kewpie Doll (1909)
born on 6-25-1874 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
expired 4-5-1944 in Springfield, Missouri   age 69
retired House Speaker (1976-87)  Thomas Philip "Tip" O'Neill Jr.   Masssachusetts congressman 1952-87
born on 12-9-1912 in Cambridge, Massachusetts
expired 1-5-1994 in Boston, Massachusetts   age 81
   Contest Selectors
1979 DO, HA15.4%
1980 DR, DW, EK18.8%

Shuttle STS-51--C & 51--L astronaut  Ellison Shoji Onizuka
born on 6-24-1946 in Kealakekua, Hawaii
expired 1-28-1986 in Cape Canaveral, Florida   age 39   cause: Shuttle Challenger explosion
low temperature physicist  Heike Kamerlingh Onnes   first person to liquify Helium (1908); received the 1913 Nobel physics prize for his work examining the properties of matter at low temperatures, leading to superconductivity
born on 9-21-1853 in Groningen, The Netherlands
expired 2-21-1926 in Leiden, The Netherlands   age 72
AKS: Leyden
 Lars Onsager   1968 Nobel laureate for chemistry
born on 11-27-1903 in Kristiania, Norway (now Oslo)
expired 10-5-1976 in Coral Gables, Florida   age 72   cause: heart attack

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