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film director  Gérard Oury   made La Grande Vadrouille (1966) & Les Adventures de Rabbi Jacob (1973)
¤born: Max-Gérard Houry 
born on 4-29-1919 in Paris, France
expired 7-19-2006 in Saint-Tropez, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France   age 87
AKS: Gerard
character actress  Maria Ouspenskaya   played Maleva in The Wolf Man (1941) and Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943), and the Amazon Queen in Tarzan and the Amazons
born on 7-29-1876 in Tula, Russia
expired 12-3-1949 in Hollywood, California   age 73   cause: burns from cigarette-induced bed fire
Bob Overacker in mid-air Camarillo (CA) daredevil  Robert "firecracker" Overacker   fifteenth person to go over Niagara Falls as stunt (October 1, 1995); riding a jet ski he flew over the edge & ignited his rocket-propelled parachute ... it deployed but he had previously failed to check to see whether it was tethered to his body ... oooops!
born on 7-4-1956
expired 10-1-1995 in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada   age 39   cause: drowned
Shuttle STS-5 & 51--B astronaut  Robert Franklin Overmyer
born on 7-14-1936 in Lorain, Ohio
expired 3-22-1996 in Duluth, Minnesota   age 59   cause: test aircraft crash
movie actor  Frank Overton
born on 3-12-1918
expired 4-24-1967 in Pacific Palisades, California   age 49   cause: heart attack
 Mary White Ovington   a co-founder of the NAACP
born on 4-11-1865 in New York, New York
expired 7-15-1951 in Newton Highlands, Massachusetts   age 86
biochemist  Joseph Lawrence Owades   while working at Rheingold Breweries he invented a process of removing the starch from beer — this new, "Light" beer was first marketed as Gablingers Diet Beer (1967); it flopped, but a friend at Meister Brau picked up on the process; when Meister Brau was purchased by Miller Brewing, they put some money behind the marketing and introduced Miller Lite; he also created the formulas for Samuel Adams, Tuborg, New Ansterdam & Foggy Bottom Beers
born on 7-9-1919 in New York, New York
expired 12-16-2005 in Sonoma, California   age 86   cause: heart failure; stroke
former Brooklyn Dodgers catcher  Arnold Malcolm "Mickey" Owen   in game 4 of the 1941 World Series (Oct. 15) what should have been a game-ending strikeout of Tom Hienrich became a passed ball that put Hienrich on base & let more Yankees bat ... they won the game, then the series
born on 4-4-1916 in Nixa, Missouri
expired 7-13-2005 in Mount Vernon, Missouri   age 89   cause: complications from Alzheimer's disease
actor  John Reginald Owen   played Scrooge in A Christmas Carol (1938)
born on 8-5-1887 in Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire, England
expired 11-5-1972 in Boise, Idaho   age 85   cause: heart attack; complications from stroke
Oklahoma senator (1907-25)  Robert L. Owen
expired 7-19-1947 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 91
New York Giants coach (1933-53)  Stephen Joseph "Steve" Owen
¤aka: Jack O'Brien 
born on 4-21-1898 in Cleo Springs, Oklahoma
expired 5-17-1964 in Oneida, New York   age 66
Hee-Haw cohost  Alvis Edgar "Buck" Owens Jr.
born on 8-12-1929 in Sherman, Texas
expired 3-25-2006 in Bakersfield, California   age 76   cause: heart failure
track and field star  James Cleveland "Jesse" Owens
born on 9-12-1913 in Danville, Alabama
expired 3-31-1980 in Tucson, Arizona   age 66   cause: lung cancer
 John Milton "Jack" Owens   co-wrote (with Leo Killion & Ted McMichael) the Hut Sut Song (1941)
born on 10-17-1912 in Tulsa, Oklahoma
expired 1-26-1982 in Phoenix, Arizona   age 69
geezer  Mattie Owens
born on --1895 in near Greenville, South Carolina
expired 2-6-2003 in Island Park, New York   age 107   cause: complications from cancer
movie actress  Patricia Owens   Eileen Webster in Sayonara (1957) & Helene Delambre in The Fly (1958)
born on 1-17-1925 in Golden, ,Canada
expired 8-31-2000   age 75
1920s Negro League player  William J. Owens
born on 11-14-1901
expired 5-5-1999 in Indianapolis, Indiana   age 97   cause: diabetes
Japanese MP (1890-1952)  Yukio Ozaki   in 1909 donated 2,000 cherry trees to Washington, D.C. in gratitude for U.S. mediation in Russo-Japanese war
expired 10-6-1954 in Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan   age 95
Turkish Prime Minister (1983-93)  Turgut Ozal
born on 10-13-1927 in Malatya, Turkey
expired 4-16-1993 in Ankara, Turkey   age 65
Muppet puppeteer  Eren Ozker
born on 7-25-1948 in Ankara, Turkey
expired 2-25-1993 in New York, New York   age 44   cause: cancer

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