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Nobel Prize-winning nuclear physicist  Glenn Theodore Seaborg   shared 1951 Nobel chemistry prize (with Edwin McMillan) for research in the trans-Uranium elements; discovered 10 elements, including Plutonium (1940), Merdecephalium (1997) and its heavy isotope Drechterium (1998); element 106 is named for him (Seaborgium)
born on 4-19-1912 in Ishpeming, Michigan
expired 2-25-1999 in Lafayette, California   age 86   cause: complications from stroke
sorry-ass peckerwood James Ford Seale elder KKK goon  James Ford Seale   as a ignorant peckerwood Mississippi county sheriff's deputy kidnapped Charles Eddie Moore & Henry Hezekiah Dee and delivered them into the hands of their murderers; his partner in the crime, Charles Marcus Edwards, turned states evidence on his sorry ass; had been living in Roxie, Mississippi; convicted in Federal court June 2007 & sentenced to life imprisonment
born on 6-25-1935 in Mississippi
expired 8-2-2011 in Terre Haute, Indiana   age 76
   Contest Selectors
2008RR3.1%
2009RR3.3%

singer  Danny Wayland Seals   other half of England Dan & John Ford Coley; younger brother of Jimmy Seals
born on 2-8-1948 in McCarney, Texas
expired 3-25-2009 in Nashville, Texas   age 61   cause: mantle cell lymphoma
   Contest Selectors
2009LMLD3.3%
   Scored 8.9000 solo points

attorney  John Norman Seaman   worked as a code breaker at Bletchley Park
born on 2-19-1914 in Battle Creek, Michigan
expired 9-9-2002 in Lansing, Michigan   age 88
1960 Reuben Award winner magazine cartoonist  Ronald William Fordham Searle   as a World War II prisoner of war worked on the infamous Siam-Burma railway; has drawn for Punch, The Sunday Express and other publications; recipient of the 1960 Reuben Award; he drew the animated opening credits, intermission & closing credits for Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines (1965)
born on 3-3-1920 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
expired 12-30-2011 in Draguignan, Var, Provence, France   age 91
   Contest Selectors
2008CSI, RR6.3%
2009RR3.3%
2010CSI, RR7.4%
2012CSI, RR

from outer space, the special effects horror called `The Giant Claw' schlocky movie director  Fred F. Sears   directed Rock Around the Clock (1956), Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956), Night the World Exploded (1957) & The Giant Claw (1957)
born on 7-7-1913 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 11-30-1957 in Hollywood, California   age 44   cause: heart attack
Sears Roebuck co-founder  Richard Warren Sears
born on 12-7-1863 in Stewartville, Minnesota
expired 9-28-1914 in Waukesha, Wisconsin   age 50
Eisenhower Interior secretary (1956-61)  Frederick Andrew Seaton
born on 12-11-1909 in Washington, District of Columbia
expired 1-16-1974 in Minneapolis, Minnesota   age 64
movie director  George Seaton   was radio's first Lone Ranger (2nd; 3rd); made Miracle on 34th Street (1947) & Airport (1970)
¤born: George Stenius 
born on 4-17-1911 in South Bend, Indiana
expired 7-28-1979 in Beverly Hills, California   age 68
winemaking matriarch  Sylvia Sebastiani
¤née: Scarafoni 
born on 5-10-1916 in Cordelia, California
expired 11-30-2003 in Sonoma, California   age 87
linguist/semiotics prof. Dr.  Thomas Albert Sebeok   debunker of ape-human speech theories
born on 11-9-1920 in Budapest, Hungary
expired 12-21-2001 in Bloomington, Indiana   age 81   cause: leukemia
actress  Jean Seberg
born on 11-13-1938 in Marshalltown, Iowa
expired 9-8-1979 in Paris, France   age 40   cause: acute alcohol poisoning
hair stylist  Jay Sebring
¤born: Thomas John Kummer 
born on 10-10-1933 in Alabama
expired 8-9-1969 in Los Angeles, California   age 35   cause: exsanguination; stabbed 7 times, shot once
the original 'paparazzi celebrity-hounding photographer  Tazio Secchiaroli   basis for Fellini's 1960 La Dolce Vita character Paparazzo
¤aka: "Scum-sucking Leech" 
born on --1925 in Rome, Italy
expired 7-24-1998 in Rome, Italy   age 73   cause: heart attack
original BBC "Goon" Sir  Harry Secombe   appeared with Michael Bentine, Spike Milligan and Peter Sellers on the Goon Show
¤aka: "Harry Seagoon" 
born on 9-8-1921 in Swansea, Wales
expired 4-10-2001 in Guildford, Surrey, England   age 79   cause: prostate cancer
   Contest Selectors
2000 BOD14%
2001 BOD, DTM, RR37½%
   Scored 5.2250 points

novelist  John H. Secondari   wrote book Coins in the Fountain, made into the movie Three Coins in the Fountain (1954)
born on 11-1-1919 in Rome, Italy
expired 2-8-1975 in New York, New York   age 55   cause: heart attack
Hollywood movie producer & director  Edward M. Sedgwick   "discovered" Tom Mix and Hoot Gibson
expired 5-7-1953 in North Hollywood, California   age 60
Nazi bagman  Hans Sedlmayr   a friend of Josef Mengele; he worked for the Mengele family's agricultural machinery company; made regular trips to Brazil to pass money to him
born on 1-18-1896 in Hornstein, Burgenland, Austria-Hungary
expired 7-9-1984 in Salzburg, Austria   age 88
   Contest Selectors
2007RR
2008RR
2009RR
2010RR

AKS: Sedlmeier
Gemini astronaut  Elliot McKay See Jr.   originally scheduled to be the Gemini IX mission commander; killed on training mission with Charles Bassett
born on 7-23-1927 in Dallas, Texas
expired 2-28-1966 in Saint Louis, Missouri   age 38   cause: plane crash
retired Army corps of engineers General  Robert F. Seedlock   as a colonel lead construction of the Burma Road during World War II
born on 2-6-1913 in Newark, New Jersey
expired 5-5-2004 in Arlington, Virginia   age 91   cause: heart disease
silent film actress  Miriam Seegar   played Stella Nelson in Valley of the Ghosts; widow of director Tim Whelan
born on 9-1-1907 in Greentown, Indiana
expired 1-2-2011 in Pasadena, California   age
AKS: Seeger Segar
musicologist  Charles L. Seeger   former head of UC Berkeley music department (1912-19); father of folk singer Pete
born on 12-14-1886
expired 2-7-1979 in Bridgewater, Connecticut   age 92   cause: heart attack
Milton the Monster tv producer/animator  Hal Seeger   creator of Milton the Monster (1965-66) and Batfink (1966-67) shows
born on 5-16-1917
expired 3-13-2005 in Great Neck, New York   age 87
 Ivan Fremont Seeley   survivor of the Bath School bombing (1927)
born on 8-20-1915 in Bath, Michigan
expired 1-31-2000 in Yavapai, Arizona   age 84
poet  Giorgos Stylianou Seferiadis   received the 1963 Nobel prize in leterature
¤pen name: Giorgos Seferis 
born on 3-13-1900 in Urla, Turkey
expired 9-20-1971 in Athens, Greece   age 71
former Yale classics professor & author  Erich Wolf Segal   wrote Love Story
born on 6-16-1937 in Brooklyn, New York, New York
expired 1-17-2010 in London, England   age 72   cause: heart attack; Parkinson's disease
biochemist & embryologist  Sheldon Jerome Segal   led the team that developed the Norplant contraceptive device (1991)
born on 3-15-1926 in Brooklyn, New York, New York
expired 10-17-2009 in Woods Hole, Massachusetts   age 83   cause: congestive heart failure
actress  Vivienne Segal
born on 4-19-1897 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 12-29-1992 in Los Angeles, California   age 95
cartoonist  Elzie Crisler Segar   created the Thimble Theater (1919); in 1929 one of it's throw-away characters was a big hit — he stayed on and eventually took over the strip (Popeye the sailor)
born on 12-8-1894 in Chester, Illinois
expired 10-13-1938 in Santa Monica, California   age 43   cause: leukemia
attorney  Charles P. Seger   as a student at Yale was Garry Trudeau's model for Mike Doonesbury
expired 11-14-2000 in Tulsa, Oklahoma   age 52
classical guitarist  Andres Segovia
born on 2-18-1894 in Linares, Spain
expired 6-2-1987 in Madrid, Spain   age 93
   Contest Selectors
1980 DH, EB, GP18.8%

1959 Nobel physics co-laureate  Emilio Gino Segrè   co-discoverer of the anti-proton (1955)
born on 2-1-1905 in Tivoli, Rome, Italy
expired 4-22-1989 in Lafayette, California   age 84
AKS: Segre
Carrozzeria Ghia owner/stylist  Luigi Segre   co-designed the VW Karmann-Ghia sportscar
expired ??-??-
1963   age 44
guitarist  Compay Segundo
¤real name: Máximo Francisco Repilado Muñoz 
born on 11-18-1907 in Siboney, Cuba
expired 7-13-2003 in Havana, Cuba   age 95   cause: kidney failure
   Contest Selectors
2003JL5.6%
   Scored 5.5000 solo points

AKS: Maximo Munoz
rubber industrialist  Frank A. Seiberling   founder of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. & president (1898-21)
born on 10-6-1859 in Western Star, Ohio
expired 8-11-1955 in Akron, Ohio   age 95
developer  Peter Werner Seibert Sr.   built Vail Ski Resort
born on 8-7-1924 in Sharon, Massachusetts
expired 7-15-2002 in Edwards, Colorado   age 77   cause: cancer
Milwaukee mayor (1910-12)  Emil Seidel   Eugene Debs' vice presidential running mate in 1912
expired 6-24-1947 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin   age 82   cause: heart attack
 Jaroslav Seifert   Nobel literature laureate for 1984
born on 9-23-1901 in Zizkov, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary
expired 1-10-1986 in Prague, Czechoslovakia   age 84
Delaware judge  Collins Jacques Seitz   many elements of his 1951 ruling to end segregation of local schools were cited in the 1954 Brown v. Topeka Board of Education Supreme Court ruling
born on 6-20-1914
expired 10-16-1998 in Wilmington, Delaware   age 84
solid-state physicist  Frederick Seitz   co-inventor of the Wigner-Seitz unit cell; doesn't believe that chloro-fluoro-carbons are depleting the ozone layer
born on 7-4-1911 in San Francisco, California
expired 3-2-2008 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 96
 Lucius Aelius Sejanus   Tiberius' chief of staff/head administrator of Roman Empire
expired 10-18-31 in Rome, Italy   age ??   cause: executed
225th Ethiopian Emperor  Haile Selassie I   succeeded Menelik II as last emperor of the 3000-year old Ethiopian monarchy; "direct descendant" of Menelik I, son of Solomon & Sheeba (Makeda)
¤born: Lij Tafari Makonnen 
born on 7-23-1892 in Ejarsa Gora, Ethiopia
expired 8-27-1975 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia   age 83   cause: prostate cancer
Prince  Sahle Selassie   son of Emperor Haile
expired 4-23-1962 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia   age 31
journalist  George Henry Seldes
born on 11-16-1890 in Alliance, New Jersey
expired 7-2-1995 in Windsor, Vermont   age 104
libertarian economist  Arthur Seldon   the impetus behind Margaret Thatcher's privatization binge in Britain
born on 5-29-1916 in London, England
expired 10-11-2005 in Godden Green, Kent, England   age 89
 Karolj Seles   Monica's father
born on 2-3-1933
expired 5-14-1998 in Sarasota, Florida   age 65   cause: stomach cancer
20th CEntury Fox tv production executive  William Edwin Self   prooduced the pilot episode of The Twilight Zone ("Where is Everybody?"); a producer/co-producer of The Shootist movie as well as The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, Daniel Boone, Peyton Place, Batman, Julia, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Room 222, Lost In Space & M*A*S*H
born on 6-21-1921 in Akron, Ohio
expired 11-15-2010 in Los Angeles, California   age 89   cause: heart attack
pioneering U.S. military pilot  Thomas Etholen Selfridge   first fatality of a powered aircraft (his co-pilot, Orville Wright, was seriously injured); namesake of former Michigan Air Force base
born on 2-8-1882 in San Francisco, California
expired 9-17-1908 in Fort Meyer, Virginia   age 26   cause: plane crash
San Fernando Valley real estate developer  Robert D. Selleck   father of Tom
born on 12-27-1921 in Lapeer, Michigan
expired 3-21-2001 in Los Angeles, California   age 79   cause: complications during surgery
writer  Connie L. Sellers
born on 3-1-1922
expired 2-2-1992   age 69
Hefner business partner  Eldon B. Sellers   co-founded Playboy Magazine with him; when Stag magazine threatened legal action over the proposed magazine name Stag Party Sellers' mother proposed the name Playboy as an alternative (she had worked for a business, Playboy Automotive)
born on 9-21-1921
expired 12-9-2000 in Clarksville, Mississippi   age
cover of April 1964 issue of 'Playboy' magazine with Peter Sellers  & playmate Lynn Karrolinterviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in October 1962 actor/comedian  Peter Sellers   notable characters include: Dr. Strangelove, President Merkin Muffly and Group Captain Lionel Mandrake (in Dr. Stangelove), Inspector Clouseau (Pink Panther movies) and Tully Bascomb (Mouse That ... movies); one of the BBC's original Goons; appeared on cover of April 1964 Playboy
¤born: Richard Henry Peter Sellers 
born on 9-8-1925 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
expired 7-23-1980   age 54   cause: heart attack
   Contest Selectors
1979 JW, VM15.4%
1980 EK, HP, JW6.3%
   Scored 4.6000 points

character actor  Milton Selzer   played Abe Werkfinder on the short-lived Famous Teddy Z sitcom (1989-90)
born on 10-25-1918 in Lowell, Massachusetts
expired 10-21-2006 in Oxnard, California   age 88   cause: pulmonary complications; stroke
AKS: Seltzer
movie producer  David Oliver Selznick   founder of Selznick International Pictures; made Gone With The Wind (1939); second husband of Jennifer Jones
born on 5-10-1902 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
expired 6-22-1965 in Hollywood, California   age 63   cause: acute coronary occlusion
New York filmmaker  Lewis J. Selznick   founded Selznick Pictures in New York; father of David
¤born: Lewis Zeleznik 
born on 5-2-1870 in Kiev, Ukraine, Russia
expired 1-25-1933 in Los Angeles, California   age 62
actor's agent  Myron Selznick   brother of David
born on 10-5-1898 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
expired 3-23-1944 in Santa Monica, California   age 45   cause: portal thrombosis
 Nikolai Nikolaevic Semenov   shared the 1956 Nobel prize in chemistry
born on 4-15-1896 in Saratov, Russia
expired 9-25-1986 in Moscow, Russia, USSR   age 90
AKS: Nikolay Nikolaevich Semyonov
former KGB chief (1961-67)  Vladimir Yefimovich Semichastny
born on --1924
expired 1-12-2001 in Moscow, Russia   age 76   cause: stroke
gynecologist & engineer Dr.  Kurt Karl Stephan Semm   founder of laparoscopic surgery
born on 3-23-1927 in München, Germany
expired 7-16-2003 in Tucson, Airzona   age 76   cause: complications from Parkinson's disease
AKS: laproscopic
B.F. Goodrich polymer chemist  Waldo Lonsbury Semon   invented PVC (1928) & bubble gum
born on 9-10-1898 in Demopolis, Alabama
expired 5-26-1999 in Hudson, Ohio   age 100
former Catholic social worker  Irena Sendlerowa   during World War II was a member of Zegota, a secret underground organization dedicated to getting Jewish children to safety — as head of their Children's Division succeeded in getting 2,500 out of the Wasaw Ghetto before being arrested by the Gestapo (October 1943), tortured (legs & feet crushed) and scheduled for execution (the executioner was bribed and she was snuck out of prison & hid for the remainder of the war); subject of play "Life in a Jar" (she had written down the Jewish names of the children that she had rescued so that after the war the gnetile families with whom they were placed could reunited the children with their families — the name ledgers were hidden in buried jars); her story only came out susequent to the fall of communism in Poland because the anti-semitic Polish communist party considered her a facist for saving Jews during the war, so she received no recognition for her acts of heroism for a half-century; awarded the order of the White Eagle by the Polish senate & declared a Righteous Gentile by the state of Israel; had been nominated for the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize but lost in triple overtime to a fat-assed political hack
¤née: Krzyzanowska
aka: Sendler
code name: Jolanta 
born on 2-15-1910 in Otwock, Russian Empire
expired 5-12-2008 in Warszawa, Poland   age 98   cause: pneumonia
   Contest Selectors
2008RR3.1%
   Scored 5.2000 solo points

poet  Léopold Sédar Senghor   first president of the Republic of Senegal (1960-80)
born on 10-9-1906 in Joal, Senegal
expired 12-20-2001 in Verson, Normandy, France   age 95   cause: cardiac failure
newspaperman  John Herman Henry Sengstacke   succeeded his uncle as publisher of the Chicago Defender (1940-97)
born on 11-25-1912 in Savannah, Georgia
expired 5-28-1997 in Chicago, Illinois   age 84
Brazilian auto racer  Ayrton Senna
born on 3-21-1960 in São Paulo, Brazil
expired 5-1-1994 in Imola, Italy   age 34
early movie comedy producer & director  Mack Sennett   made a bunch of Keystone Kops shorts
¤born: Mikall Sinnott 
born on 1-17-1880 in Richmond, Eastern Township, Quebec, Canada
expired 11-5-1960 in Woodland Hills, California   age 80
Dr.  Fritz Sennheiser   founded the audio equipment company that bears his name (1945)
born on 5-9-1912 in Berlin, German Empire
expired 5-17-2010 in Wedemark, Germany   age 98
Mensa leader  Victor Serebriakoff
born on 10-17-1912
expired 1-1-2000 in Blackheath, England   age 87
pianist  Rudolf Serkin
born on 3-28-1903 in Eger, Bohemia
expired 5-8-1991 in Guilford, Vermont   age 88
   Contest Selectors
1980 GP6.3%

television writer  Rod Serling   wrote Requiem for a Heavyweight (for which he received an Emmy & Peabody Award); created The Twilight Zone tv series (1959-64)
born on 12-25-1924 in Syracuse, New York
expired 6-28-1975 in Rochester, New York   age 50   cause: complications from open-heart surgery
AKS: Sterling
 Eduardo Delgado "Eddie" Serrato   was a member of ? and the Mysterians band (drummer)
born on 12-5-1945
expired 4-14-2011 in Detroit, Michigan   age 65   cause: heart attack; renal failure; diabetes
Klondike ballad singer & poet  Robert W. Service   wrote The Shooting of Dan McGrew
expired 9-11-1958 in Lancieux, France   age 84
former reporter  Clifton Farr "Cliff" Sessions   a former UPI reporter & bureau manager in Jackson, Mississippi (1957-64); he covered most of the major civil rights cases of that era; a personal friend of the Evers family; a co-founder of the National Journal (1969)
born on 9-26-1931 in Bolton, Mississippi
expired 12-24-2005 in Biloxi, Mississippi   age 74   cause: complications from Parkinson's disease
character actress  Almira Sessions   first film: The Sultan of Sulu (1909); last film: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex But Were Afraid to Ask (1972)
expired 8-3-1974 in Los Angeles, California   age 85
composer  Roger Huntington Sessions
born on 12-28-1896 in Brooklyn, New York, New York
expired 3-18-1985 in Princeton, New Jersey   age 88   cause: pneumonia; stroke
   Contest Selectors
1980 GP6.3%

author  Anya Seton
¤born: Ann Seton 
born on 1-23-1906 in New York, New York
expired 11-8-1990 in Old Greenwich, Connecticut   age 84
Saint  Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton   canonized in 1975; namesake of Seton Hall University
born on 8-28-1774 in New York, New York
expired 1-4-1821 in Emmitsburg, Maryland   age 46
author & explorer  Grace Gallatin Thompson Seton   co-founded the Campfire Girls in 1910; mother of Anya
expired 3-19-1959 in Palm Beach, Florida   age 83
1933 Miss America  Marian R. Bergeron Setzer
born on 5-3-1918
expired 10-22-2002 in Dayton, Ohio   age 84
AKS: Marion
dancer/actress  Pilar Seurat   played murder victim Sybo on original Star Trek series episode Wolf in the Fold (1966); mother of Dean Devlin
¤born: Rita Hernandez 
born on 7-25-1938 in Philippines
expired 6-2-2001 in Los Angeles, California   age 62   cause: lung cancer
CBS newsman  Arnold Eric Sevareid   one of "Murrow's Boys"
born on 11-26-1912 in Velva, North Dakota
expired 7-9-1992 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 79
   Contest Selectors
1979 DW, JH, MM, MS, RR, VM, YJ53.8%
1980 DW, VA12.5%

AKS: Severeid Sevaried Severied
Chipmunks creator  David Seville   provided the "voices" of Theodore, Simon and Alvin
¤real name: Ross S. Bagdasarian 
born on 1-27-1919 in Fresno, California
expired 1-16-1972 in Beverly Hills, California   age 52
author  Anna Sewell   wrote Black Beauty (1877)
born on 3-30-1820 in Yarmouth, England
expired 4-25-1878 in Norwich, Norfolk, England   age 58
1993 dual lung lobe transplant recipient  Stacy Sewell
born on 4-1-1971
expired 4-1-1995   age 24
1967 Pulitzer Prize-winning poet  Anne Harvey Sexton   the focus of her work: anguish; breakdown; death; our kind of writer
born on 11-9-1928 in Newton, Massachusetts
expired 10-4-1974 in Weston, Massachusetts   age 45   cause: suicide; carbon monoxide poisoning; idling car in closed garage
electronic publishing pioneer  John W. Seybold   founded ROCAPPI (Research on Computer Applications in the Printing and Publishing Industries) to develop techniques for the creation, editing, & formatting of electronic documents; first to use the phrase "what you see is what you get" in reference to electronic document creation (his inspiration was Flip Wilson's Geraldine character) — WYSIWYG;co-founder of the Seybold Report (1971); father of a bunch of computing experts: Jonathan, Andrew & Patricia
born on 3-8-1916
expired 3-14-2004 in Haverford, Pennsylvania   age 88   cause: heart failure
Broadway/radio/tv/movie character actress  Anne Seymour   portrayed FDR's mother in the Broadway production of Sunrise at Campobello (1958); in her final performance she played Chisholm, Minnesota newspaper editor/publisher Veda Ponikvar in Field of Dreams (1989)
¤born: Anne Eckert 
born on 9-11-1909 in New York, New York
expired 12-8-1988 in Los Angeles, California   age 79   cause: heart failure
royal consort of Henry VIII (1536-37)  Jane Seymour   wife number three; mother of Edward VI
born on --1505
expired 10-24-1537 in Hampton Court, England   age 32   cause: septicemia; complications from childbirth
movie & tv actress  Jane Seymour
¤real name: Jane Lair 
expired 1-29-1956 in New York, New York   age 57
personal computer writer  Rogers James "Jim" Seymour   founding editor in chief of PC Computing magazine (1988)
born on 5-17-1942 in Texas
expired 10-8-2002 in Austin, Texas   age 60   cause: complications from gall bladder surgery
 Samuel James Seymour   last living witness to the assassination of Abraham Lincoln
expired 4-13-1956 in Baltimore, Maryland   age 96
 Betty Shabazz   widow of Malcolm X
¤born: Betty Sanders 
born on 5-28-1936 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 6-23-1997 in New York, New York   age 61   cause: infection following severe burns
Antarctic explorer  Ernest Shackleton   master of the H.M.S. Endurance and Quest; noted for his disasterous 1914-16 Antarctic expedition, recounted in the documentary South (1919)
born on 2-15-1874 in Kilkeahous, County Kildare, Ireland
expired 1-5-1922 in Grytviken, South Georgia   age 47   cause: heart attack
journalist  Willard F. "Bill" Shadel   was the editor of the NRA publication American Rifleman at the start of World War II; went to Europe where he met Edward R. Murrow and joined CBS Radio; he covered D-Day from aboard a Navy ship, standing next to "Wild Bill" Donovan; with Murrow were the fist reporters to reach the Buchenwald concentration camp (1945); he later joined ABC News where he was a co-anchor of the evening news; he was the moderator of the third Nixon/Kennedy presidential debate (1960)
born on 7-31-1908 in Milton, Wisconsin
expired 1-29-2005 in Renton, Washington   age 96   cause: prostate cancer
character actor  Glenn Shadix   played interior designer Otho in Beetlejuice, The Mayor in The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) & Senator Nado in the remake of Planet of the Apes (2001), as well as Typhon in several episodes of the Hercules: The Legendary Journeys syndicated tv series and was Seinfeld's landlord in season 2 of the sitcom
¤real name: William Glenn Scott
"spouse": Jon Jong 
born on 4-15-1952 in Bessemer, Alabama
expired 9-7-2010 in Birmingham, Alabama   age 58   cause: head injuries; fell out of wheelchair
AKS: Shadicks Shaducks Shaddix
Michigan representative (1937-54)  Paul Werntz Shafer   NOT the Letterman Show band leader
born on 4-27-1893 in Elkhart, Indiana
expired 8-17-1954 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 61
playwright  Anthony Joshua Shaffer   brother of Peter Shaffer; wrote stage play Sleuth (1970) & screenplay for Frenzy (1972)
born on 5-15-1926 in Liverpool, England
expired 11-6-2001 in London, England   age 75   cause: heart attack
Mughul emperor of India (1628-58)  Shah Jahan   directed construction of the Taj Mahal
born on 1-5-1592 in Lahore, India
expired 1-22-1666 in Agra, India   age 74
Eisenstadt's photo of Shain and Muscarella World War II-era nurse  Edith Cullen Shain   on August 15, 1945 (VJ-Day) photographer Alfred Eisenstadt was in Times Square when victory over Japan was announced — he snapped the famous Life Magazine photo of a sailor kissing a woman (subsequently identified by Eisenstadt as Shain)
born on 7-21-1918 in Tarrytown, New York
expired 6-20-2010 in Los Angeles, California   age 91
   Contest Selectors
2010PCD3.7%
   Scored 5.9000 solo points

playwright  William Shakespeare   partner in the Globe Theater in London
¤aka: "The Bard of Avon
born on 4-23-1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England
expired 4-23-1616 in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England   age 52
rap "artist"  Tupac Amaru Shakur
¤Caput Rukahs?
born: Lesane Parish Crooks 
born on 6-16-1971 in New York, New York
expired 9-13-1996 in Las Vegas, Nevada   age 25   cause: gunshot wounds
former Joint Chiefs chairman (1993-97)  John Malchase David Shalikashvilli
born on 6-27-1936 in Warsaw, Poland
expired 7-23-2011 in Tacoma, Washington   age 75   cause: complications from 2004 stroke
   Contest Selectors
2005RAVN, TBC8.7%
2006KLS, RAVN6.7%
2007KLS, RAVN6.5%
2008KLS3.1%

teachers union bigwig  Albert Shanker   butt of several Woody Allen jokes
born on 9-14-1928 in New York, New York
expired 2-22-1997 in New York, New York   age 68   cause: bladder cancer
MIT mathematics & computer science professor Dr.  Claude Elwood Shannon   his masters thesis spelled out the basics for today's digital communications networks; it contained the first known use of the term "bit"; while working at Bell Labs (1941-71) he wrote "A Mathematical Theory of Communication" (1948)
born on 4-30-1916 in Petoskey, Michigan
expired 2-24-2001 in Medford, Massachusetts   age 84   cause: complications from Alzheimer's disease
1961 rock hit Runaway singer  Del Shannon
¤real name: Charles Westover 
born on 12-30-1934 in Coopersville, Michigan
expired 2-8-1990 in Santa Clarita, California   age 55   cause: suicide
poet  Karl Jay Shapiro   won 1945 Pulitzer prize
¤born: Carl Jay Shapiro 
born on 11-10-1913 in Baltimore, Maryland
expired 5-14-2000 in New York, New York   age 86   cause: cancer
Harvard astronomer  Harlow Shapley   studied the Milky Way Galaxy
born on 11-2-1885
expired 10-20-1972 in Boulder, Colorado   age 86
radio/tv announcer  Delbert E. Sharbutt   announcer on Your Hit Parade & Who Do You Trust?; first to tout Campbell's Soup by saying "Mmm, Mmm, Good"; wrote theme song for the Bob Cummings Show ("A Romantic Guy, I")
born on 2-16-1912 in Cleburne, Texas
expired 4-26-2002 in Palm Desert, California   age 90
Iranian Ayatollah  Haj Sayed Kazem Shariet-Madari   contended with Khomeini for power & lost — was under house arrest until he died
born on --1905 in Tabriz, Persia
expired 4-3-1986 in Tehran, Iran   age 80
   Contest Selectors
1980 DW, EK, HA, MM, RR31.3%

former boxer  Jack Sharkey
¤born: Joseph Paul Zukauskas 
born on 10-6-1902 in Binghamton, New York
expired 8-17-1994   age 91
actor  Ray Sharkey
born on 11-14-1952 in New York, New York
expired 6-11-1993 in New York, New York   age 40
1890s heavyweight boxer  Thomas Joseph Sharkey
¤nickname: "Sailor Tom" 
expired 4-17-1953 in San Francisco, California   age 79
former Indian president (1992-97)  Shankar Dayal Sharma
born on 8-19-1918 in Bhopal, Madhya Predesh, India
expired 12-26-1999 in New Delhi, India   age 81
Ocoee (TN) daredevil  Jessie W. Sharp   thirteenth person to go over Niagara Falls as a stunt (June 5, 1990; in a plastic kayak); he didn't wear a helmet (would have obscurred his face for the publicity pictures) nor a life vest
expired 6-5-1990 in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada   age 28   cause: drowned
tool company co-founder  Walter Benona Sharp
born on 12-12-1870 in Tipton County, Tennessee
expired 11-28-1912   age 41
 Zerna A. Sharp   created the Dick and Jane reading textbook concept
born on 8-12-1889 in Hillisburg, Indiana
expired 6-17-1981 in Frankfort, Indiana   age 91
 Nerine E. Kidd Shatner   third wife of William Shatner
born on 7-13-1959
expired 8-9-1999 in Hollywood Hills, California   age 40   cause: drowned after breaking neck falling into pool while drunk
tv writer  Alfred James Shaughnessy   was script editor & principal writer of the Upstairs, Downstairs series; father of actor Charles Shaughnessy
born on 5-19-1916 in London, England
expired 11-2-2005 in Plymouth, England   age 89
jazz trumpeter  Charles James "Charlie" Shavers
born on 8-3-1917 in New York, New York
expired 7-8-1971 in New York, New York   age 53
jazz clarinetist & bandleader  Artie Shaw   had 1938 hit with "Begin the Beguine"; his eight ex-wives include were: Margaret Allen, Jane Carns, Lana Turner (2/3-9/12/1940), Elizabeth Kern (daughter of Jerome), Ava Gardner (10/1945-10/1946), Kathleen Winsor (1946-48), Doris Dowling (1952-56) & Evelyn Keyes (1957-85)
¤born: Arthur Jacob Arshawsky 
born on 5-23-1910 in New York, New York
expired 12-30-2004 in Newbury Park, California   age 94
   Contest Selectors
2002JAC9.1%
2003JEDS, PCD11.1%
2004BOD, MJ, PCD16.7%
   Scored 3.7250 points
2005BOD, SLIM, SPIT, TBC, TMD, WORM

jazz bassist  Arvell James Shaw   played with Louis Armstrong's Orchestra and later with his septet
born on 9-15-1923 in Saint Louis, Missouri
expired 12-5-2002 in Roosevelt, New York   age 79   cause: heart attack
New Orleans businessman  Clay Lavergne Shaw   accused by District Attorney Garrison of plotting to assassinate JFK; acquitted in 1969 trial
born on 3-17-1913 in Kentwood, Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana
expired 8-15-1974 in New Orleans, Louisiana   age 61   cause: cancer
playwright  George Bernard Shaw   received the 1925 Nobel Prize for Literature; wrote Pygmalion (basis for My Fair Lady), Saint Joan and Major Barbara
born on 7-26-1856 in Dublin, Ireland
expired 11-2-1950 in Ayot Saint Lawrence, Hertfordshire, England   age 94
author  Irwin Shaw
born on 2-27-1913 in New York, New York
expired 5-16-1984 in Davos, Switzerland   age 71
   Contest Selectors
1980 BD6.3%

Webb, Mississippi farmer  James A. Shaw Jr.   one of the jurors in the "trial" of J.W. Milam & Roy Bryant for the murder of Emmett Till
born on --1924
expired ??-??-1979 in Mississippi   age 55
marginal actress  Janet Shaw   her big moment: as Molly Allen in Jezebel (1938); more indicative of her career: as the Vigin Goddess in Prehistoric Women (1950)
¤born: Ellen Martha Clancy Stuart 
born on 1-23-1919 in Beatrice, Nebraska
expired 10-15-2001 in Beatrice, Nebraska   age 82   cause: complications from Alzheimer's disease
Harvard professor (1918-40) Dr.  Louis Agassiz Shaw   co-inventor of the Drinker Respirator, forerunner of the Iron Lung; an expert on "the bends"
expired 8-27-1940 in Boston, Massachusetts   age 54
producer  Peter Shaw   husband of Angela Lansbury
born on 1-24-1918 in Reading, England
expired 1-29-2003 in Beverly Hills, California   age 84   cause: congestive heart failure
Emmy-winning tv writer  Robert J. Shaw   conceived the "Who Shot J.R." episode of Dallas
born on 11-17-1917 in Wisconsin
expired 3-30-1996 in West Hollywood, California   age 79   cause: heart failure
actor  Robert L. Shaw   appeared in A Man for All Seasons, The Sting, Jaws and From Russia With Love; widower of Mary Ure
born on 8-9-1927 in Westhoughton, Lancaashire, England
expired 8-28-1978 in Tourmakeady, Ireland   age 51   cause: heart attack
choral director  Robert Lawson Shaw
born on 4-30-1916 in Red Bluff, California
expired 1-25-1999 in New Haven, Connecticut   age 82   cause: stroke
Michigan State College president (1928-41)  Robert S. Shaw   replaced by his son-in-law
born on --1871 in Wentworth, Ontario, Canada
expired 2-7-1953 in East Lansing, Michigan   age 81
singer/actress  Wini Shaw   sang the Lullaby of Broadway in Gold Diggers of 1935
¤born: Winifred Lei Mumi 
born on 2-25-1910 in San Francisco, California
expired 5-2-1982   age 72
British Lord  Hartley William Shawcross   cheif British prosecutor at the Nuremberg war crimes trials
¤title: Lord Shawcross of Friston 
born on 2-2-1902 in Giessen, Germany
expired 7-10-2003 in Cowbeach, England   age 101
   Contest Selectors
2003JL5.6%
   Scored 4.9000 solo points

1920s Yankees pitcher  Robert John "Bob" Shawkey   succeeded Miller Huggins as manager of the Yankees (for 1 season, 1930)
born on 12-4-1890 in Segal, Pennsylvania
expired 12-31-1980 in Syracuse, New York   age 90
actor  Dick Shawn   played Sylvester Marcus in Its a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963) and Lorenzo St. Dubois (LSD) in The Producers (1968) "That's Our Hitler!!!"
¤born: Richard Schulefand 
born on 12-1-1929 in Buffalo, New York
expired 4-17-1987 in La Jolla, California   age 57   cause: heart attack
choreographer  Michael Shawn
expired 4-29-1990 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 45   cause: complications from AIDS
New Yorker editor (1952-87)  William Shawn   father of Wallace
born on 8-31-1907 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 12-8-1992 in New York, New York   age 85
actor  Robert Shayne
¤born: Robert Shaen Dawe 
born on 10-4-1900 in Yonkers, New York
expired 11-29-1992 in Woodland Hills, California   age 92   cause: lung cancer
third Israeli president (1963-73)  Zalman Shazar
¤born: Schneor Zalman Rubashov 
born on 10-6-1889 in Mir, Russia
expired 10-5-1974 in Jerusalem, Israel   age 84
Spahn Ranch ranch hand  Donald Jerome "Shorty" Shea   somehow pissed-off the Manson Family following the Helter Skelter Murders; body wasn't found until December of 1977
born on 9-18-1933 in Massachusetts
expired 8-28-1969 in Spahn Ranch, California   age 35   cause: stabbed to death
1932 Olympic gold medal speedskater  John Amos "Jack" Shea
born on 9-7-1910 in Lake Placid, New York
expired 1-22-2002 in Saranac Lake, New York   age 91   cause: car hit by drunk driver
former Massachusetts state senator  John F. Shea   1906/08 Notre Dame graduate; wrote lyrics to the Notre Dame Victory March (to brother's music)
born on --1885
expired 10-24-1965 in Holyoke, Massachusetts   age 80
Sing Sing prison chaplain Rev.  Michael J. Shea   also pastor of Ossining (New York) St. Augustine's Church; 1905 Notre Dame graduate; wrote music to the Notre Dame Victory March (to brother's lyrics)
born on --1883
expired 8-19-1938 in Ossining, New York   age 55   cause: heart attack
Author  Robert Joseph Shea   a former associate editor at Playboy (1966-71); was co-author of Illuminatus! trilogy
born on 2-14-1933
expired 3-10-1994   age 61   cause: colon cancer
lawyer  William Alfred Shea   namesake of New York Mets baseball stadium
born on 6-21-1907 in New York, New York
expired 10-2-1991 in New York, New York   age 84
movie sound recording pioneer  Douglas Shearer   won a dozen Academy Awards
born on 11-17-1899
expired 1-5-1971 in Culver City, California   age 71
columnist  Lloyd Shearer   wrote Parade Magazine "Personality Parade" under pseudonym Walter Scott (1958-91)
born on 12-20-1916 in New York, New York
expired 5-24-2001 in Los Angeles, California   age 84   cause: heart attack; Parkinson's disease
ballerina  Moira Shearer   starred in The Red Shoes (1948)
¤born: Moira Shearer King 
born on 1-17-1926 in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland
expired 1-31-2006 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England   age 80
actress  Norma Shearer   Mrs. Irving Thalberg
born on 8-10-1900 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
expired 6-13-1983 in Woodland Hills, California   age 81
blind jazz pianist  George Albert Shearing   wrote Lullaby of Birdland
born on 8-13-1919 in Battersea, London, England
expired 2-14-2011 in Manhattan, New York, New York   age 91   cause: congestive heart failure
science fiction writer  Robert Sheckley   his short story Seventh Victim (published in "Galaxy" in 1953) was made into La Decima Vittima (The Tenth Victim; 1965); wrote the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine book "The Laertian Gamble"
born on 7-16-1928 in Brooklyn, New York, New York
expired 12-9-2005 in Poughkeepsie, New York   age 77   cause: complications from brain aneurysm
SeaWorld co-founder  Milton C. Shedd
born on 9-26-1922 in El Paso, Texas
expired 5-24-2002 in Newport Beach, California   age 79   cause: cancer
cover of the October 1958 issue of 'Playboy'magazine with playmate Pat Sheehanto November 1958 Playmate of Monthto October 1958 co-Playmate of
Monthto September 1958 Playmate of Month Playboy October 1958 co-Playmate of Month  Patricia Ann Sheehan   married Dennis Michael Crosby & had three kids by him; was the mother-in-law of Spice Williams
born on 9-7-1931 in San Francisco, California
expired 1-14-2006 in Beverly Hills, California   age 74   cause: heart attack; cancer
movie producer  Winfield R. Sheehan   a co-founder of Fox Film Corp.
expired 7-25-1945 in Hollywood, California   age 61
teenage songwriter  Sharon K. Sheeley   girlfriend of Eddie Cochran; wrote Poor Little Fool (1958)
born on 4-4-1940 in Los Angeles, California
expired 5-17-2002 in Sherman Oaks, California   age 62   cause: complications following cerebral hemorrhage
Archbishop  Fulton John Sheen   as a youth was enrolled in school under mother's maiden name (Delia) Fulton; it stuck
¤christened Peter John Sheen 
born on 5-8-1895 in El Paso, Illinois
expired 12-9-1979 in New York, New York   age 84   cause: heart disease
   Contest Selectors
1979 HA 7.7%
   Scored 4 solo points

child actor  Johnny Sheffield   son of actor Reginald Sheffield; played a young Knute Rockne in Knute Rockne, All American (1940), Boy in 8 Tarzan films & Bomba in 12 movies
¤born: Jon Matthew Sheffield Cassan 
born on 4-11-1931 in Pasadena, California
expired 10-15-2010 in Chula Vista, California   age 79   cause: heart attack; fell out of tree
Albanian prime minister (1954-81)  Mehmet Shehu
born on 1-10-1913
expired 12-17-1981 in Tirana, Albania   age 68   cause: suicide; gunshot to head; nervous breakdown
outspoken/argumentative politician  Chandra Shekar   was a former prime minister of India (1990-91)
born on 7-1-1927 in Ibrahimpatti Village, Bellia District, Uttar Pradesh State, British India
expired 7-8-2007 in New Delhi, India   age 80   cause: cancer
actress  Addie Oakley Sheldon   divorced from composer Lindsay McPhail (1932); second husband was Fatty Arbuckle (his 3rd wife); worked as a volunteer nurse at the Motion Picture Home
¤née: Dukes 
born on 7-15-1905 in White Plains, Kentucky
expired 4-14-2003 in Canoga Park, California   age 97
ill-fated sailor  Christopher Barrows Sheldon   his twin-masted sailing vessel, the Albatross, was sunk in a freak storm west of Key West (5-2-1961) - the story became the basis of the movie White Squall (1996)
born on 10-12-1926 in New York, New York
expired 10-5-2002 in Stamford, Connecticut   age 76   cause: pancreatic cancer
character actor  Gene Sheldon   played Hap Hazard in Lucky to Me (1939) & Bernardo in the Zorro tv series
¤born: Eugene Hume 
born on 2-1-1908 in Columbus, Ohio
expired 5-1-1982 in Tarzana, California   age 74   cause: heart attack
author  Sidney Sheldon   received an oscar for Best Original Screenplay for The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947); created The Patty Duke Show & I Dream of Jeannie
born on 2-11-1917 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 1-30-2007 in Rancho Mirage, California   age 89   cause: complications from pneumonia
author  Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley   wife of Percy; wrote Frankenstein: A Modern Prometheus (1818)
born on 8-30-1797 in London, England
expired 2-1-1851 in Bournemouth, Dorsetshire, England   age 53
poet  Percy Bysshe Shelley   husband of Mary; wrote Prometheus Unbound (1820)
born on 8-4-1792 in Field Place, England
expired 7-8-1822 in Viareggio, Italy   age 29   cause: drowned
actor  Reid Shelton   played Daddy Warbucks in original Broadway cast of Annie
born on 10-7-1924 in Salem, Oregon
expired 6-8-1997 in Portland, Oregon   age 72   cause: strokes
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in August 1965 former KKK Imperial Wizard  Robert Marvin Shelton   interviewed for August 1965 Playboy magazine
born on 6-12-1929 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
expired 3-17-2003 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama   age 73   cause: heart attack
Coptic Church pope (1971-2012)  Shenouda III
the 117th Pope of Alexandria
   died on the 8th day of Peremhat in the year 1728 of the Coptic (Alexandrian) calendar
¤born: Nazeer Gayed Roufail 
born on 8-3-1923 in Asyut, Upper Egypt, Egypt
expired 3-17-2012 in Cairo, Egypt   age 88   cause: respiratory failure; liver failure; liver disease; diabetes
movie producer  Walter Shenson   made The Mouse That Roared (1959), A Hard Day's Night (1964) and Help (1959)
born on 6-22-1919 in San Francisco, California
expired 10-17-2000 in Woodland Hills, California   age 81   cause: complications from stroke
Freedom 7 and Apollo 14 astronaut  Alan Bartlett Shepard Jr.   first American in space; first golfer on the moon (sent a couple of balls into the next crater with a six iron)
born on 11-18-1923 in East Derry, New Hampshire
expired 7-21-1998 in Pebble Beach, California   age 74   cause: leukemia
the Farrington B font - aka OCR-B entrepreneur  David Hammond Shepard   after his parents died became the ward of organ-maker Laurens Hammond; came up with first practical optical character recognition device (the Scandex) to read the numbers on a credit card — to that end he created the font still used on those cards (called Farrington B)
born on 9-30-1923 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
expired 11-24-2007 in San Diego, California   age 84   cause: bronchiectasis
illustrator  Ernest Howard Shepard   did illustrations for Winnie the Pooh (1926) & The Wind in the Willows (1908); father of illustrator Mary
born on 12-10-1879 in London, England
expired 3-24-1976 in Lodsworth, England   age 96
illustrator  Mary Eleanor Jessie Shepard   illustrated Mary Poppins books (1933-88); daughter of E.H. Shepard
¤Mrs. Mary Knox 
born on 12-25-1909
expired 9-4-2000 in London, England   age 90
author & raconteur  Jean Parker Shepherd   co-wrote screenplay for A Christmas Story (1983), an adaptation of his 1966 story Red Ryder Nails the Cleveland Street Kid
born on 7-21-1921 in Chicago, Indiana
expired 10-16-1999 in Sanibel Island, Florida   age 78   cause: "natural causes"
inventor  John Adrian Shepherd-Barron   came up with the idea for the ATM; first withdrawl came from a Barclay's Bank branch in London (1967)
born on 6-23-1925 in Shillong, Assam, India
expired 5-15-2010 in Inverness, Inverness-shire, Scotland   age 84
Hef & Gordon during shooting of 'The Most' film director, author, photographer  Gordon Sheppard   directed/co-produced the 1962 documentary short subject The Most about Hugh Hefner (Dudley Moore scored & performed the film's music) & the feature Eliza's Horoscope (1976); briefly married to the first Playboy Playmate of the Year
born on 4-9-1937 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
expired 2-19-2006 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada   age 68   cause: prostate cancer
retired NY Yankees & Giants public address announcer  Robert Leo "Bob" Sheppard
born on 10-12-1910 in Richmond Hill, Queens, New York
expired 7-11-2010 in Baldwin, Long Island, New York   age 99
   Contest Selectors
2006LMLD3.3%
2007DFFC, LMLD6.5%
2008DFFC, LMLD6.3%
2009DFFC, LMLD, PCD10.0%
2010DFFC, DTM, LMLD, PCD, RIE18.5%
   Scored 2.7563 points

Dr.  Samuel H. Sheppard   1954 murder of his wife, subsequent trials and tribulations the basis of the tv show and movie The Fugitive
born on 11-5-1923 in Fort Sheridan, Illinois
expired 4-6-1970 in Columbus, Ohio   age 46   cause: suicide
 Alfred Sheridan
born on 10-28-1928
expired 1-17-1982   age 53
actress  Ann Sheridan
¤born: Clara Lou Sheridan
nickname: "the Oomph Girl
born on 2-21-1915 in Denton, Texas
expired 1-21-1967 in San Fernando Valley, California   age 51   cause: cancer
pioneering hepatologist Dr.  Sheila Sherlock   authority on liver disease; author of Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System
born on 3-31-1918 in Folkestone, England
expired 12-30-2001 in London, England   age 83
songwriter  Al Sherman   wrote you've Got To Be A Football Hero; father of songwriting pair Richard M. & Robert B. Sherman
born on 9-7-1897
expired 9-15-1973 in Los Angeles, California   age 76
comedy writer & musical parodist  Allan Sherman   won 1963 Grammy for album featuring novelty song Hello Mudduh, Hello Fodduh about his childhood "travails" at Camp Grenada (to music of Ponchielli's Dance of the Hours); co-creator of the I've Got A Secret game show (1952)
¤born: Allan Sherman Copelon 
born on 11-30-1924 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 11-20-1973 in Hollywood, California   age 48   cause: respiratory failure; emphysema; asthma; obesity
Taft vice president (1909-12)  James Schoolcraft Sherman
born on 10-24-1855 in Utica, New York
expired 10-30-1912 in Utica, New York   age 57
movie actor/director  Lowell Sherman   directed Morning Glory (1933)
born on 10-11-1885 in San Francisco, California
expired 12-28-1934 in Hollywood, California   age 49   cause: pneumonia
 Robert B. Sherman   co-wrote Mary Poppins movie music with brother (1964); wrote "It's A SMall World After All" for the Disney exhibit at the 1964 WOrld's Fair in New York City
born on 12-19-1925 in New York, New York
expired 3-5-2012 in London, England   age 86
movie/tv director  Vincent Sherman   directed Mr. Skeffington (1944)
¤born: Abraham Orovitz 
born on 7-16-1906 in Vienna, Georgia
expired 6-18-2006 in Woodland Hills, California   age 99
   Contest Selectors
2006NFG3.3%
   Scored 5.1000 solo points

BBC tv producer  Edward George "Ned" Sherrin   created That Was The Week That Was news satire program (1962-63) — it was hosted by David Frost
born on 2-18-1931 in Low Ham, Somerset, England
expired 10-1-2007 in London, England   age 76   cause: complications from throat cancer
Sir  Charles Scott Sherrington   shared the 1932 Nobel prize in medicine for discoveries regarding the functions of neurons
born on 11-27-1857 in London, England
expired 3-4-1952 in Eastbourne, Sussex, England   age 94   cause: heart failure
paint company co-founder (1873)  Henry Alden Sherwin
born on 9-27-1842 in Baltimore, Vermont
expired 6-26-1916 in Willoughby, Ohio   age 73
Universal Studios staff director  John Sherwood   directed Monolith Monsters (1957)
expired 3-26-1959 in New York, New York   age 53
to September 1963 Playmate of Monthto July 1963 Playmate of Month Playboy August 1963 Playmate of Month  Phyllis Sherwood   worked as a bunny for several years at the Miami club
¤born: Phyllis Sowicki
Mrs. Merrill Spivak 
born on 9-30-1937 in Niagara Falls, New York
expired 4-16-2007 in Davie, Florida   age 69   cause: lung cancer
playwright  Robert Emmett Sherwood   adapted a MacKinley Kantor novel as The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
born on 4-4-1896 in New Rochelle, New York
expired 11-14-1955 in New York, New York   age 59   cause: heart attack
singer  Roberta Sherwood   had hits with Up a Lazy River and You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You; played Mrs. Livingston in The Courtship of Eddie's Father (1963)
born on 7-1-1913
expired 7-5-1999 in Sherman Oaks, California   age 86   cause: Alzheimer's disease
opera singer & spy  Shi Pei Pu   was the inspriation for M. Butterfly (play-1988; film-1993); convicted of espionage in France (1986); his "lover", Bernard Boursicot, became a laughing stock
expired 6-30-2009 in Paris, Île-de-France, France   age 70
former NY Rangers left wing  Alexandre Dmitri "Alex" Shibicky Sr.   member of the 1940 Stanley Cup-winning team; first player known to use a slap shot in an NHL game
born on 5-19-1914 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
expired 7-9-2005 in South Surrey, British Columbia, Canada   age 91   cause: congestive heart failure
actor  Arthur Shields   brother of Barry Fitzgerald
born on 2-15-1896
expired 4-27-1970 in Santa Barbara, California   age 74
author/playwright  Carol Shields   won 1995 Pulitzer prize for The Stone Diaries
¤née; Warner 
born on 6-2-1935 in Oak Park, Illinois
expired 7-16-2003 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada   age 68   cause: complications from breast cancer
   Contest Selectors
2003JL, PCD11.1%
   Scored 6.9500 points

plant breeder  Oved Shifriss   while working at Burpee seeds developed numerous varieties of cucumbers, eggplants, muskmelon & watermelon; his big achievement was the "Big Boy" tomato (1949)
born on 10-31-1914 in Ein Ganeem, Palestine
expired 6-25-2004 in Bloomington, Indiana   age 89   cause: congestive heart failure
journalist  Randy Martin Shilts   author of "And the Band Played On"
born on 8-8-1951 in Davenport, Iowa
expired 2-14-1994 in Guerneville, California   age 42   cause: AIDS
former Hyde, England doctor  Harold Shipman   betweem 1975 and 1998 did-in more than 215 patients with morphine
born on 1-14-1946
expired 1-13-2004 in Wakefield, England   age 57   cause: suicide; hanged
bit-part actress  Helen Shipman   second wife of Robert Keith; mother of Brian
born on 2-5-1901
expired 4-??-1984 in Casleton, Virginia   age 83
perfume salesman  Barry Shipp   patented & marketed Jovan Musk
born on 5-1-1937 in Paterson, New Jersey
expired 9-6-1999 in Chicago, Illinois   age 62   cause: heart attack
Ice Follies co-founder (1936)  Eddie H. Shipstad   older brother of Roy
born on 2-16-1907
expired 8-20-1998 in Los Angeles, California   age 91
 Roy Shipstad   younger brother of Eddie
born on 2-12-1910
expired 1-20-1975 in Palo Alto, California   age 64
Minnesota senator (1922-46)  Henrik Shipstead   one of only two senators to vote against the United Nations treaty
born on 1-8-1881 in Burbank, Minnesota
expired 6-26-1960 in Alexandria, Minnesota   age 79
CBS correspondent & historian  William Lawrence Shirer   one of "Murrow's Boys"; author of The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich; blacklisted by McCarthy for supporting the Hollywood Ten
born on 2-23-1904 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 12-28-1993 in Boston, Massachusetts   age 89
   Contest Selectors
1980 GP6.3%

actress  Anne Shirley   child actress under the name Dawn O'Day
¤born: Dawn Evelyeen Paris 
born on 4-17-1918 in New York, New York
expired 7-6-1993 in Los Angeles, California   age 74
Japanese feminist  Shizue Kato
born on 3-2-1897 in Tokyo, Japan
expired 12-22-2001   age 104
astronomer  Iosif Samvilovitch Shklovski   wrote Intelligent Life in the Universe (1966)
born on 7-1-1916 in Glukhov, Russia
expired 3-6-1985 in Moscow, Russia, USSR   age 68
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in August 1980 1956 Nobel physics co-laureate  William Bradford Shockley   co-discoverer of the semiconductor (transistor)
born on 2-13-1910 in London, England
expired 8-12-1989 in Palo Alto, California   age 79
   Contest Selectors
1979 HP7.7%

Floral City Furniture Co. co-founder (1927)  Edwin John Shoemaker   with his cousin co-invented the reclining lounge chair (La-Z-Boy)
born on 1-2-1907 in Monroe, Michigan
expired 3-15-1998 in Sun City, Arizona   age 90
U.S. Geological Survey geologist Dr.  Eugene Merle Shoemaker   prodigious finder of comets; namesake of the Shoemaker-Levy 9 comet
born on 4-28-1928 in Los Angeles, California
expired 7-18-1997 in Alice Springs, Australia   age 69   cause: injuries from car accident
jockey  William Lee "Willie" Shoemaker
born on 8-19-1931 in Fabens, Texas
expired 10-12-2003 in San Marino, California   age 72
determined World War II Japanese soldier  Shoichi Yokoi   held out in the jungles of Guam until January, 1972 before being captured and returned to face a hero's welcome
born on 3-31-1915 in Saori, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
expired 9-22-1997 in Tokyo, Japan   age 82
journalist  Christopher Latham Sholes   invented the typewriter (1868)
born on 2-14-1819 in Mooresburg, Pennsylvania
expired 2-17-1890 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin   age 71
 Mikhail Aleksandrovich Sholokhov   was the 1965 recipient of the Nobel prize in literature
born on 5-11-1905 in Kruzhlininis, Russia
expired 1-21-1984 in Veshenskaya, Russia, USSR   age 78
AKS: "new style" dates: b.5/24/1905 d.2/21/1984
former paratrooper  Dan Shomron   had been Chief of Staff of the Israeli Defense Force (1987-91); commanded the commando raid to rescue hostages at the Entebbe (Uganda) airport -- July3/4, 1976
born on --1937 in a kibbutz, along the Jordan River, near the Sea of Galilee, British Mandate Palestine
expired 2-26-2008 in Raanana, Israel   age 70   cause: complications from stroke
noted NYC restauranteur  Bernard "Toots" Shor   a favorite hangout of Jackie Gleason & other well-known drinkers
born on 5-6-1903 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 1-22-1977 in New York, New York   age 73   cause: colon cancer
singer & former Burt Reynolds consort  Frances Rose "Dinah" Shore   married to George Montgomery (1943-62)
born on 3-1-1917 in Winchester, Tenneessee
expired 2-24-1994 in Beverly Hills, California   age 76
aspiring movie actress  Elizabeth Short   liked to party (busted at age 19 for underage drinking); known for wearing sexy all-black outfits; victim of notoriously gruesome murder; subject of 2006 movie
¤nickname: Beth
better known as "The Black Dahlia
born on 7-29-1924 in Hyde Park, Massachusetts
expired 1-15-1947 in Los Angeles, California   age 22   cause: torso bisection
pianist/singer  Robert Waltrip "Bobby" Short
born on 9-15-1924 in Danville, Illinois
expired 3-21-2005 in New York, New York   age 80   cause: leukemia
Major General  Walter Campbell Short   U.S. Army commander who ignored or downplayed evidence of the impending Japanese attack on Hawaii
expired 9-3-1949 in Dallas, Texas   age 69
World War II Navajo code talker  Dooley J. Shorty
born on 6-8-1911 in Cornfields, Arizona
expired 6-4-2000 in Albuquerque, New Mexico   age 88
composer  Dmitri Shostakovich   wrote numerous symphonies, a score for the Eisenstein film October (1927) and an opera based upon The Gadfly
born on 9-25-1906 in Saint Petersburg, Russia
expired 8-9-1975 in Kuntsevo, Russia, USSR   age 68   cause: heart ailment
AKS: Dimitri
character actor  Max G. Showalter
¤alternate stage name: Casey Adams 
born on 6-2-1917 in Caldwell, Kansas
expired 7-30-2000 in Middletown, Connecticut   age 83
attempted presidential assassin  John Flammang Shrank   in 1912 he attempted to kill Teddy Roosevelt in Milwaukee (only winged him); died in Central State Hospital for the Insane
expired 9-15-1943 in Waupun, Wisconsin   age 67
British Army ordinance officer  Henry Shrapnel   inventor of projectile that would explode into numerous small (eponymously-named flesh-rending) pieces (around 1804)
born on 6-3-1761 in Bradford-on-Avon, England
expired 3-13-1842 in Southampton, England   age 80
entertainer  Herbert Arthur "Herb" Shriner   father of Wil and Kin
born on 5-28-1918 in Toledo, Ohio
expired 4-23-1970 in Delray Beach, Florida   age 51   cause: auto accident
JFK sister  Eunice Mary Shriver   Maria's mom; founded the Special Olympics in tribute to her sister
¤née: Kennedy 
born on 7-10-1921 in Brookline, Massachusetts
expired 8-11-2009 in Hyannis, Massachusetts   age 88   cause: complications from strokes
   Contest Selectors
2000TEX14%
2001DTM, TEX25%
2002DTM, JL18.2%
2003MB, OGGI, RAVN16.7%
2004LMLD, RAVN, RIE16.7%
2005BYE, FA, PCD, RIE, TBC, TMD26.1%
2006BYE, DFFC, LMLD, PCD, RAVN, RIE, TFM23.3%
2007ANG, BYE, DFFC, DGW, DTM, LMLD, PCD, PUD, RIE, RPRM, TFM35.5%
2008BYE, CSI, DFFC, DGW, DTM, LMLD, PCD, RIE, RR, SBAP, TFM, 4GUE37.5%
2009ADWC, BOD, BYE, DFFC, DGW, DTM, LMLD, PCD, QKU, RIE, RR, SBAP, TFM43.3%
   Scored 3.7006 points

 Robert Sargent Shriver Jr.   husband of Eunice; father of Maria; father-in-law of Conan the Republican; first head of the Peace Corps (1961-66); former ambassador to France (1968-70)
born on 11-9-1915 in Westminster, Maryland
expired 1-18-2011 in Bethesda, Maryland   age 95   cause: Alzheimer's disease
   Contest Selectors
2005QKU, SLIM, WORM13.0%
2006ANG, DFFC, LMLD, QKU13.3%
2007DFFC, DGW, GOHI, LMLD, QKU, RIE19.4%
2008DFFC, DGW, GOHI, OIE, QKU, RIE, RPRM, 4GUE25.0%
2009ADWC, DFFC, DGW, QKU, RIE, RPRM20.0%
2010ADWC, ANG, DFFC, DGW, OIE, PCD, QKU, RIE, RPRM33.3%

 Jacob J. Shubert   Broadway theater chain co-founder (with John and Lee)
born on 8-29-1879
expired 12-26-1963 in New York, New York   age 84
 John Shubert   Broadway theater chain co-founder (with Jacob and Lee); died on train's dining car just north of Clearwater
expired 11-17-1962 in Clearwater, Florida   age 53   cause: heart attack
 Lee Shubert   Broadway theater chain co-founder (with Jacob and John)
expired 12-25-1953 in New York, New York   age 78
former National Institute of Justice chemist  Lester Donald Shubin   was the co-developer of Kevlar bulletproof vest/body armor (1970s)
born on 9-27-1925
expired 11-20-2009 in Fairfax, Virginia   age 84   cause: heart attack
AKS: Schubin Shoebin Schoebin
personal computer hardware pioneer  Alan Field Shugart   credited with inventing the floppy disc while working at IBM (1967); a co-founder of hard drive maker Seagate (1979); promulgated the Small Computer Systems Interface (aka: SCSI)
born on 9-27-1930 in Los Angeles, California
expired 12-12-2006 in Monterey, California   age 76   cause: complications from heart surgery
AKS: Sugart Schugart
submarine designer  Carleton Shugg
born on 4-19-1899
expired 1-23-1992   age 92
airline executive  Martin R. Shugrue
born on 8-31-1940 in Providence, Rhode Island
expired 3-7-1999 in Houston, Texas   age 58   cause: stroke
former MIT professor  Clifford Glenwood Shull   shared 1994 Nobel physics prize for work on neutron scattering
born on 9-23-1915 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
expired 3-31-2001 in Medford, Massachusetts   age 85
character actor  Richard B. Shull   played Detective Alexander Holmes on Holmes and Yo-Yo tv series (1976)
born on 2-24-1929
expired 10-14-1999 in New York, New York   age 70   cause: heart attack
etymologist  David Shulman   tracked down the origins of thousands of words for the O.E.D.
born on 11-12-1912 in New York, New York
expired 10-30-2004 in New York, New York   age 91
architectural photographer  Julius Shulman
born on 10-10-1910 in Brooklyn, New York, New York
expired 7-15-2009 in Los Angeles, California   age 98
   Contest Selectors
2009DGW3.3%
   Scored 5.2000 solo points

Dobie Gillis creator  Max Shulman
born on 3-14-1919 in Saint Paul, Minnesota
expired 8-28-1988 in Los Angeles, California   age 69
UNC journalism professor  James H. "Jim" Shumaker   inspiration for Treetops Tattler-Tribune "editor" P. Martin Shoemaker character in Shoe cartoon strip
born on 10-7-1923 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
expired 12-19-2000 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina   age 77   cause: cancer
   Contest Selectors
2001 RR

Titanic survivor  Eleanor Ileen Johnson Shuman
born on 9-23-1910 in Saint Charles, Illinois
expired 3-7-1998 in Elgin, Illinois   age 87
songwriter/producer  Mort Shuman   co-creator of the musical review Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris
born on 11-12-1936 in New York, New York
expired 11-3-1991   age 54
former Army Air Corps bomber crewman Sgt.  Robert H. Shumard   assistant flight engineer on the Enola Gay
born on 9-7-1920 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 4-24-1967 in Allen Park, Michigan   age 46   cause: heart attack
violinist  Oscar Shumsky
born on 3-23-1917 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 7-24-2000 in Rye, New York   age 83
retired Stanford University surgeon Dr.  Norman Edward Shumway   performed the U.S.'s first successful heart transplant
born on 2-9-1923 in Kalamazoo, Michigan
expired 2-10-2006 in Palo Alto, California   age 83   cause: cancer
last Chief Censor of the MPAA (1954-69)  Geoffrey M. Shurlock   succeeded Joseph Breen as Production Code enforcer & stayed until the ratings system was installed
born on 8-10-1894 in Liverpool, England
expired 4-26-1976 in Woodland Hills, California   age 81
football defensive coach  Leonard Frank "Fritz" Shurmur   nicknamed after grandfather's cocker spaniel
born on 7-15-1932 in Wyandotte, Michigan
expired 8-30-1999 in Suamico, Wisconsin   age 67   cause: liver cancer
taller half of legendary Canadian comic duo  Frank Shuster   cousin of Superman's co-creator; one-time father-in-law of Lorne Michaels
born on 9-5-1916 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
expired 1-13-2002 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada   age 85   cause: pneumonia
Superman co-creator  Joseph "Joe" Shuster
born on 7-10-1914 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
expired 7-30-1992 in Los Angeles, California   age 78
AKS: schuster
inventor & novelist  Nevil Shute   wrote On The Beach
¤real name: Nevil Shute Norway 
born on 1-17-1899 in London, England
expired 1-12-1960 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia   age 60
minister  Fred Lee Shuttlesworth   a co-founder of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference
¤born: Freddie Lee Robinson 
born on 3-18-1922 in Mount Meigs, Alabama
expired 10-5-2011 in Birmingham, Alabama   age
   Contest Selectors
2010ANG3.7%


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