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UMW presidential challenger (of Tony Boyle)  Joseph A. Yablonski
born on --1910 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
expired 1-5-1970 in Clarksville, Pennsylvania   age 59   cause: murdered
NKVD thug (1934-36)  Genrikh Yagoda   Menzhinski's assistant/successor; liked to fly paper airplanes during meetings; may have been nuts
born on --1891 in Łódź, Poland
expired ??-??-1938   age 47   cause: executed; shot
Dow chemical engineer  Michael Yakubic   invented Saran Wrap (original name: Eonite)
expired 7-18-1996   age 85
philanthropist  Elihu Yale   Yale University named for him; governor Fort Saint George, Madras, India (1687-92)
born on 4-5-1649 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 7-8-1721 in England   age 73
lock developer/manufacturer  Linus Yale
born on 4-4-1821 in Salisbury, New York
expired 12-25-1868 in New York, New York   age 47
medical physicist  Rosalyn Yalow   shared the 1977 Nobel prize in medicine for her co-discovery of radioimmunoassay
¤née: Sussman 
born on 7-19-1921 in The Bronx, New York, New York
expired 5-30-2011 in The Bronx, New York, New York   age
   Contest Selectors
2007WEP3.2%

two-time Nukie Award winner  Tsutomu Yamaguchi   was an engineer for Mitsubishi Heavy Industries during World War II; while in Hiroshima on a business trip got nuked; after a few days he was home to recuperate & got nuked again; one of the few known individuals to be on the receiving end of a double shot of "love" from the boys down Alamagordo way
born on 3-16-1916
expired 1-4-2010 in Nagasaki, Japan   age 93   cause: stomach cancer
Pearl Harbor attack architect Admiral  Isoroku Yamamoto
¤born: Isoroku Takano 
born on 4-4-1884 in Nagaoka, Japan
expired 4-18-1943 in Bougainville Island, Solomon Islands, Western Pacific   age 59   cause: plane shot down
Minoru Yamasaki in the courtyard between the towers that he designed architect  Minoru Yamasaki   designed the now-destroyed World Trade Center in Manhattan
born on 12-1-1912 in Seattle, Washington
expired 2-7-1986 in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan   age 73   cause: cancer
Bandai Toy Co. founder  Naoharu Yamashina   behind the Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers and Tamagotchi virtual pet fads
expired 10-28-1997   age 79   cause: respiratory failure
Alhoa & Hula Bowl founder  Mackay U. Yanagisawa
born on 9-25-1912
expired 5-30-2000 in Honolulu, Hawaii   age 87
Another SFBMoFo failed coup plotter  Gennadi Ivanovich Yanayev   a long-term party hack/apparatchik, had been Gorby's vice president; his half-assed attempt to stymie liberalization backfired and put the whole USSR in the dustbin of history (1991)
born on 8-26-1937 in USSR
expired 9-24-2010 in Moscow, Russia   age 73
   Contest Selectors
2008TWOS3.1%
2009TWOS3.3%
2010TWOS3.7%
   Scored 7.7000 solo points

1930s & 40s Boogie Woogie jazz musician  James Edward "Jimmy" Yancey
born on 2-20-1898 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 9-17-1951 in Chicago, Illinois   age 53
Mr. Fatburger restaurant chain co-founder (1947)  Lovie Yancey   when partner Charles Simpson was bought out (1952) dropped the "Mr." from the burger palace's name
born on 1-3-1912 in Texas
expired 1-26-2008 in Los Angeles, California   age 96   cause: pneumonia
AKS: Lovey Yancie
former Chechen Republic of Ichkerin acting president (1996-97)  Zelimkhan Abdulmuslimovich Yandarbiyev   linked to al-Qaeda; wanted by the Russians for his involvement in the October 2002 Moscow theater hostage debacle (129 dead, mostly by police-introduced narcotic gas)
born on 9-12-1952 in Kazakhstan
expired 2-13-2004 in Doha, Qatar   age 51   cause: car bomb blast
AKS: Yanderbiyev
mechanical engineer Dr.  An Tzu "Andy" Yang   credited with modernizing the Theory of Screws, employed by personel departments across the nation when dealing with their "human resources"
born on 10-5-1923 in Shanghai, China
expired 11-21-2003 in Woodland, California   age 80   cause: "a number of medical problems"
former Chinese president (1988-92)  Yang Shang Kun   behind the 1989 Tiananman Square massacre
born on --1907 in Tongnan County, Sichuan Province, China
expired 9-14-1998 in Beijing, China   age 91
polka king  Frankie Yankovic
born on 7-28-1915
expired 10-14-1998 in New Port Richey, Florida   age 83
original Lovin' Spoonful guitarist  Zalman Yanovsky   co-owner of Chez Piggy/Pan Chancho restaurant/bakery
born on 12-19-1944 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
expired 12-15-2002 in Kingston, Ontario, Canada   age 57   cause: heart attack
last surviving member of China's "Gang of Four"  Yao Wenyuan   propagana officer for the "Cultural Revolution" debacle
born on ??-??-1931 in Zhuji County, Zhejiang Province, China
expired 12-23-2005 in Shanghai, China   age 74   cause: complications from diabetes
   Contest Selectors
2006PCD

Nigerian president (2007-2010)  Umaru Musa Yar'Adua   he needs your help in transferring $50,000,000 from an offshore account ...
born on 8-16-1951 in Katsina, Nigeria
expired 5-5-2010 in Lagos, Nigeria   age 58   cause: heart failure; kidney failure
   Contest Selectors
2010BOD3.7%
   Scored 9.2000 solo points

former Texas senator (1957-71)  Ralph Webster Yarborough
born on 6-8-1903 in Chandler, Texas
expired 1-27-1996 in Austin, Texas   age 92
former N.O.W. president (1987-91)  Mary Alexander "Molly" Yard
¤Mrs. Sylvester Garrett 
born on 7-6-1912 in Shanghai, China
expired 9-21-2005 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania   age 93
   Contest Selectors
2005TBC4.3%
   Scored 5.7000 solo points

basketball Hall-of-Famer  George Yardley   played for the Fort Wayne/Detroit Pistons & the Syracuse Nationals (1953-60); first player in the NBA to score 2,000 points in a season (1957-58 season), breaking George Mikan's record of 1932 points (1950-51 season)
born on 11-3-1928 in Hollywood, California
expired 8-12-2004 in Newport Beach, California   age 75   cause: ALS
singer & actor  Bruce Yarnell
born on 12-28-1938 in Los Angeles, California
expired 11-20-1973 in Los Angeles County, California   age 35   cause: plane crash
former dancer & mime  Lorene Yarnell   half of theShields & Yarnell comedy mime duo; performed as the robot Dot Matrix in Spaceballs (1987)
born on 3-21-1944 in Inglewood, California
expired 7-29-2010 in Sandefjord, Norway   age 66   cause: brain aneurysm
retired dairy farmer  Max B. Yasgur   the Woodstock Music Festival was held on his farm
born on 12-15-1919 in New York, New York
expired 2-9-1973 in Marathon, Florida   age 53   cause: heart attack
Sheik  Ahmed Yassin   founder of Hamas (12-14-1987)
born on 12-18-1936 in Jorah «or» Jawarah «or» Majdel, Palestine (near Ashkelon)
expired 3-22-2004 in Gaza City, Gaza Strip   age 67   cause: assassinated; missile strike
AKS: Ahmad Amed Amad Yassine Yassim
British tv personality  Paula Yates   mother of three kids (Fifi Trixibelle, Peaches & Pixie) by ex-husband Bob Geldof (1989-95) and one kid (Heavenly Hirrani Tiger Lily) by Michael Hutchence
born on 4-24-1960
expired 9-16-2000 in London, England   age 40   cause: heroin overdose
movie director  Peter James Yates   made Bullitt (1968), The Hot Rock (1972), Mother, Jugs & Speed (1976), The Deep (1977), Breaking Away (1979), Eyewitness (1981) & Krull (1983)
born on 7-24-1929 in Aldershot, Hampshire, England
expired 1-9-2011 in London, England   age 81   cause: "a long illness"
AKS: Juggs
former Illinois rep. (1949-62)  Sidney Richard Yates
born on 8-27-1909 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 10-5-2000 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 91
Boston Red Sox majority owner  Jean R. Yawkey   widow of Thomas
born on 1-24-1909
expired 2-26-1992   age 83
industrialist  Thomas Austin Yawkey   owned the Boston Red Sox (1933-76)
¤born: Thomas Austin 
born on 2-21-1903 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 7-10-1976 in Boston, Massachusetts   age 73   cause: leukemia
author  William Butler Yeats   recipient of the 1923 Nobel prize in literature
born on 6-13-1865 in Dublin, Ireland
expired 1-28-1939 in Roquebrune, France   age 73
writer, soldier & aviator  Francis Charles Claypon Yeats-Brown   wrote Lives of a Bengal Lancer (1930)
born on 8-15-1886 in Genoa, Italy
expired 12-19-1944 in London, England   age 58
Christian filmmaker  Irwin Shortess "Shorty" Yeaworth Jr.   achieved immortality directing The Blob (1958), 4D Man (1959) & Dinosaurus (1960)
born on 2-14-1926 in Berlin, Germany
expired 7-12-2004 in Amman-to-Petra Highway, Jordan   age 78   cause: car crash
AKS: Irvin
another victim of Dr. Acer's magic drill  John Yecs Jr.
¤aka: "Patient G" 
born on 3-4-1957
expired 7-5-1993 in Akron, Ohio   age 36   cause: AIDS
 Boris Efimovich Yefimov   a Soviet political & propaganda cartoonist; his brother — Mikhail Koltsov (a Soviet journalist) — was purported to be the model for the character Karkov in For Whom The Bell Tolls (that didn't stop Stalin from having him executed in 1940)
¤birth surname: Fridland «or» Fridlyand 
born on 9-28-1899 in Kiev, Russian Empire
expired 10-1-2008 in Moscow, Russia   age 109
   Contest Selectors
2006TBC3.3%
2008RIE, TWOS6.3%
   Scored 2.8500 points

AKS: Yefimovich Efimov b.9/15/1899 old style
Voskhod 1 cosmonaut cosmonaut  Boris Borisovich Yegorov
born on 11-26-1937 in Moscow, Russia, USSR
expired 9-12-1994   age 56
lyricist  Jack Yellen   co-wrote Ain't She Sweet (1927) about his partner's daughter & Happy Days Are Here Again for the movie Chasing Rainbows (1929)
born on 7-6-1892 in Razcki, Poland
expired 4-17-1991 in Springville, New York   age 98
Boris, doing what he does best. formerly blotto former Russian president (1991-99)  Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin   wound up in charge after a failed coup and Gorbachev ditched the USSR; now pickled in formaldehyde
born on 2-1-1931 in Butko, Sverdlovsk District, Siberia, Russia, USSR
expired 4-23-2007 in Moscow, Russia   age 76   cause: heart failure
   Contest Selectors
2000ANG, BOD, IVY, RR, TEX71%
2001BOD, NFG, ROTS, RR, TEX62½%
2002ANG, BOD, CMH, JEDS, MORB, RAVN, TMTX63.6%
2003ANG, GHG, MB, TMTX22.2%
2004ABRA, BOD, DTM, EOD, LMLD, NFG, RIE33.3%
2005BOD, DTM, MOT, NFG, RIE, SLIM, SPIT, TMD34.8%
2006BOD, HH, LMLD, MOT, NFG, RIE, SPIT23.3%
2007ABRA, BOD, GREB, MOT, NFG, OIE, RIE, RPRM, SBAP, SPIT, 4GUE35.5%
   Scored 4.9024 points
2009GREB

AKS: Yeltsen Yeltson Yeltsun Yeltsyn Yelltsin Yelltsen Yelltson Yelltsun Yelltsyn
guitarist  Narciso Yepes
born on 11-14-1927 in Lorca, Spain
expired 5-3-1997 in Murcia, Spain   age 69   cause: cancer
author  Frank Garvin Yerby
born on 9-5-1916 in Augusta, Georgia
expired 11-29-1991 in Madrid, Spain   age 75
NKVD State criminal (1936-38)  Nikolai I Yezhov   Yagoda's successor; launched the great 1936 purges
born on --1895
expired ??-??-1939   age 44   cause: executed
actor  Ying Ruocheng   played Kublai Khan in Marco Polo tv miniseries & the Governor of the Foo Shoe Detention Center in The Last Emperor (1987)
born on --1929 in Beijing, China
expired 12-27-2003 in Beijing, China   age 74   cause: liver disease
lawyer  Pascal Yoadimnadji   was prime minister of Chad
born on --1950 in Chad
expired 2-23-2007 in Paris, France   age 56   cause: heart attack
junk food purveyor  Morrie Robert Yohai   came up with Cheez Doodles (1950s) while at company his father had founded (Old London Foods)
born on 3-4-1920 in Harlem, Manhattan, New York, New York
expired 7-27-2010 in Kings Point, New York   age 90   cause: ancer
AKS: Chease Cheeze Cheese Doodles
World War II aviator  Francis Yohannan   inspiration for Catch-22 protagonist Yossarian
born on 3-9-1922
expired 3-17-2001 in Spokane, Washington   age 79   cause: complications from stroke
Schoolhouse Rock co-creator (1971)  Thomas George Yohe
born on 4-26-1937 in New York, New York
expired 12-20-2000 in Norwalk, Connecticut   age 63   cause: pancreatic cancer
former UAW president (1995-2002)  Stephen P. Yokich
born on 8-20-1935 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 8-16-2002 in Detroit, Michigan   age 66   cause: stroke
dancer & "actress"  Yolanda   half of the dance team Yolanda and Velez; played Trampolina Whambang in Can Hieronymus Merkin Ever Forget Mercy Humppe and Find True Happiness? (1969)
¤full name: Yolanda Veloz 
born on 3-21-1910
expired 3-24-1995 in Burbank, California   age 85
businessman  Chaleo Yoovidhyu   invented the Krathing Daeng (Red Bull) energy drink (1970)
born on --1931 in Phichit, British Thailand
expired 3-17-2012 in Bangkok, Thailand   age 89
AKS: Chaliao Yovidhyu
screenwriter  Philip Yordan Sr.   won screenplay oscar for Broken Lance (1954); fronted for a number of blacklisted screenwriters — "wrote" Krakatoa, East of Java (1969)
born on 4-1-1914 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 3-24-2003 in La Jolla, California   age 88   cause: pancreatic cancer
recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor World War I military hero  Alvin Cullum York   won 50 medals, including the Congressional Medal of Honor
born on 12-13-1887 in Pell Mell, Tennessee
expired 12-2-1964 in Nashville, Tennessee   age 78
Bewitched actor  Richard Allen "Dick" York   original actor to play Samantha's husband Darin Stevens; also played John Scopes in Inherit the Wind (1960)
born on 9-4-1928 in Fort Wayne, Indiana
expired 2-20-1992 in Grand Rapids, Michigan   age 63
Detroit Tigers slugger  Rudolph Preston "Rudy" York
born on 8-17-1913 in Ragland, Alabama
expired 2-6-1970 in Rome, Georgia   age 56
actress  Susannah York   appeared in A Man For All Seasons (1966), They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969) & Superman (1978; as Supie's mom Lara-El)
¤born: Susannah Yolande Fletcher 
born on 1-9-1939 in Chelsea, London, England
expired 1-14-2011 in London, England   age 72   cause: bone marrow cancer
former Los Angeles mayor (1961-73)  Samuel William Yorty
born on 10-1-1909 in Lincoln, Nebraska
expired 6-5-1998 in Studio City, California   age 88
Japanese  Emperor Yoshihito   123rd Japanese Emperor (-1926); husband of Empress Sadako; father of Emperor Hirohito
born on 8-31-1879 in Tokyo, Japan
expired 12-25-1926 in Hayama, Japan   age 47   cause: pneumonia
Akira Yoshizawa (Robin Macey photo) master paper folder  Akira Yoshizawa   started doing it full-time in the late 1940s
¤"the father of modern origami" 
born on 3-14-1911 in Kaminokawa, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan
expired 3-14-2005 in Ogikubo, Japan   age 94   cause: heart failure; pneumonia
Classics IV vocalist & drummer  Dennis Yost   had hits with "Spooky", "Stormy" & "Traces of Love"
born on 7-20-1943 in Detroit, Michigan
expired 12-7-2008 in Hamilton, Ohio   age 65   cause: respiratory failure
former University of Michigan football coach (1901-25)  Fielding Harris Yost   won the first Rose Bowl game (1902); the UofM ice arena (formerly field house) is named for him
¤nickname: "Hurry Up" 
born on 4-30-1871 in Fairview, West Virginia
expired 8-20-1946 in Ann Arbor, Michigan   age 75
"modern" hot air ballooning pioneer  Paul Edward Yost   on October 22, 1960 in Bruning, Nebraska used a propane burner to heat the air in his newly designed balloon (at the time hydrogen was used in hot air ballooning)
born on 6-30-1919 in BRistow, Iowa
expired 5-27-2007 in Vadito, New Mexico   age 87   cause: heart attack
tv weatherman (January 1949-59)  John Clinton Youle   did first national weather forecasts from Chicago station WNBQ (now WMAQ) in 1949 as part of the Camel News Caravan show with John Cameron Swayze
born on 4-4-1916 in Illinois
expired 7-23-1999 in Galena, Illinois   age 83   cause: complications from stroke
corrupt politician  Fulbert Youlou   first president of the Republic of the Congo-Brazzaville (1960-63); deposed
born on 7-9-1917 in Brazzaville, Congo
expired 5-5-1972 in Madrid, Spain   age 55
composer  Vincent Mille Youmans   wrote scores for Flying Down to Rio (1933), No, No, Nanette (1925) and the song Tea For Two (1926)
born on 9-27-1898 in New York, New York
expired 4-5-1946 in Denver, Colorado   age 47   cause: tuberculosis
Mormon leader  Brigham Young   led Mormon Church relocation to Utah (1848); Utah governor (1850-58); had 27 wives
born on 6-1-1806 in Whitingham, Vermont
expired 8-29-1877 in Salt Lake City, Utah   age 71
former Detroit Mayor (1974-93)  Coleman Alexander Young
born on 5-24-1918 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
expired 11-29-1997 in Detroit, Michigan   age 79   cause: respiratory failure
   Contest Selectors
1979 HP, MM, SB23.1%
1980 BD, EK12.5%

famous baseball pitcher (1890-1911)  Denton True "Cy" Young   pitched first perfect game (5/5/1904)
born on 3-29-1867 in Gilmore, Ohio
expired 11-4-1955 in Peoli, Ohio   age 88
stage actress  Dorothy Young   was Harry Houdini's stage assistant (1925-26); appeared in Flying Down to Rio with Fred Astaire (1933); widow of Gilbert Kiamie
born on 5-3-1907 in Orange Grove, New York
expired 3-20-2011 in Tinton Falls, New Jersey   age 103
country singer  Faron Young
born on 2-25-1932 in Shreveport, Louisiana
expired 12-10-1996 in Nashville, Tennessee   age 64   cause: suicide; gunshot
cinematographer  Frederick Archibald "Freddie" Young   3-time oscar recipient; Lawrence of Arabia, Doctor Zhivago, Ryan's Daughter, Ivanhoe and Mogambo
born on 10-9-1902 in London, England
expired 12-1-1998 in London, England   age 96
actress  Georgiana Young   half-sister of Loretta Young; wife of Ricardo Montalban
¤née: Belzer 
born on 9-10-1924 in Los Angeles, California
expired 11-13-2007 in West Hollywood, California   age 83
actor  Gig Young   won Best Supporting Actor oscar for They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969); replaced as Waco Kid in Blazing Saddles (1974) by Gene Wilder; widower of Sophie Rosenstein; murdered 31 year old wife of three weeks Kim Schmidt before taking his own life
¤born: Byron Ellsworth Barr 
born on 11-4-1913 in Saint Cloud, Minnesota
expired 10-19-1978 in New York, New York   age 60   cause: suicide; gunshot to head; cancer
 John Orr Young   Philadelphia ad agency co-founder (1923; Young & Rubicam)
born on 6-25-1886 in Iowa
expired 5-1-1976 in Southbury, Connecticut   age 89
inventor  Julius Young   invented Jiffy Pop popcorn
born on 4-11-1921
expired 3-31-1996   age 74
Oklahoma death row inmate  Julius Ricardo Young Sr.
¤number 238315 
born on 2-17-1949
expired 1-14-2010 in McAlester, Oklahoma   age 60   cause: executed; lethal injection
   Contest Selectors
2010DFFC, JCM, OIE, PCD, RAVN18.5%
   Scored 6.6563 points

to November 1962 Playmate of Monthto September 1962 Playmate of Month Playboy October 1962 Playmate of Month  Laura Young
born on 5-22-1938 in Long Branch, New Jersey
expired 11-27-1999   age 61   cause: cancer
actress  Loretta Gretchen Young   won Best Actress oscar for The Farmer's Daughter (1947); sister of Sally Blane and Polly Ann Young; half-sister of Georgiana Young
¤born: Gretchen Michaela Young 
born on 1-6-1913 in Salt Lake City, Utah
expired 8-12-2000 in Los Angeles, California   age 87   cause: ovarian cancer
   Contest Selectors
1979 RR7.7%

murder victim  Martha Sue Young   victim of serial killer
born on 4-27-1957 in Lansing, Michigan
expired 12-31-1976 in Prigoris Park, Bath, Michigan   age 19   cause: murdered; strangled; raped
socialist welfare statist  Michael Dunlop Young   coined word meritocracy (1958)
¤title: Lord Young of Dartington 
born on 8-9-1915 in Manchester, England
expired 1-14-2002 in London, England   age 86   cause: cancer
1948 Reuben Award winner cartoonist  Murat Bernard "Chic" Young   created the Blondie strip (1930); Blondie Boopadoop started out as a gold-digging flapper who married Dagwood Bumsted for her father-in-law's money (Dagwood was disinherited); named 1948 cartoonist of the year (Reuben Award)
born on 1-9-1901 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 3-14-1973 in Saint Petersburg, Florida   age 72   cause: pulmonary embolism
blacklisted screenwriter  Nedrick Young   wrote Academy Award-winning movie The Defiant Ones (1958)
¤pseudonym: Nathan E. Douglas 
born on 3-23-1914 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 9-17-1968 in Los Angeles, California   age 54   cause: heart attack
former actor  Otis E. Young   co-starred on The Outcasts playing former slave Jemal David (1968-69)
born on 7-4-1932 in Providence, Rhode Island
expired 10-12-2001 in Los Angeles, California   age 69   cause: stroke
to December 1968 Playmate of Monthto October 1968 Playmate of Month Playboy November 1968 Playmate of Month  Paige L. Young
born on 3-16-1944 in Los Angeles, California
expired 7-14-1974 in Los Angeles, California   age 30   cause: sleeping pill overdose
actress  Polly Ann Young   sister of Loretta Young
born on 10-25-1908 in Denver, Colorado
expired 1-21-1997 in Los Angeles, California   age 88
actor  Robert George Young   played title roles on Father Knows Best & Marcus Welby, M.D. tv series
born on 2-22-1907 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 7-21-1998 in Westlake Village, California   age 91
   Contest Selectors
1979 DO, YJ15.4%

actor  Roland Young   played Cosmo Topper in the movies
born on 11-11-1887 in London, England
expired 6-5-1953 in New York, New York   age 65
movie director  Terence Young   directed Dr. No (1963), From Russia With Love (1965), Wait Until Dark (1967), and Thunderball (1967) as well as The Valachi Papers (1969)
born on 6-20-1915 in Shanghai, China
expired 9-7-1994 in Cannes, France   age 79   cause: heart attack
actor  Tony Young   played Kryton in original Star Trek series episode Elaan of Troyius (1968)
born on 6-28-1937 in New York, New York
expired 2-26-2002 in Hollywood, California   age 64   cause: lung cancer
movie music composer  Victor Young   received oscar for Around the World in Eighty Days (1956); wrote Sweet Sue (1928)
born on 8-8-1900 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 11-10-1956 in Palm Springs, California   age 56
actor  Victor Sen Young   played the cook Hop Sing on Bonanza
expired 11-9-1980   age 65
civil rights leader  Whitney Moore Young Jr.   4th executive director of the Urban League (1961-71)
born on 7-31-1921 in Lincoln Ridge, Kentucky
expired 3-11-1971 in Lagos, Nigeria   age 49   cause: heart attack while swimming
 Henry "Henny" Youngman   catch phrase: "Take my wife, please!"
born on 3-16-1906 in Liverpool, England
expired 2-24-1998 in New York, New York   age 91   cause: pneumonia
former North Carolina State women's basketball coach  Sandra Kay Yow   stepped aside from coaching to battle recurrent breast cancer weeks before she died
born on 3-14-1942 in Gibsonville, North Carolina
expired 1-24-2009 in Cary, North Carolina   age 66   cause: breast cancer
   Contest Selectors
2007LMLD, RAVN6.5%
2008DTM, LMLD, PCD, QKU12.5%
2009DFFC, DTM, LMLD, PCD, QKU16.7%
   Scored 6.0563 points

president of China (1913-16)  Yuan Shih-Kai   political opponent of Dr. Sun Yat-Sen
born on --1859 in Henan Province, China
expired 6-6-1916 in Beijing, China   age 57
low-powered astronomer  Yuji Hyakutake   discovered 1996 comet C/1996 B2 (Hyakutake) using ony binoculars
born on --1950
expired 4-10-2002 in Kokubu, Japan   age 51   cause: heart attack following rupture of aorta during surgery
theoretical physicist  Hideki Yukawa   Nobel physics laureate (1949); predicted existence of meson subatomic particles (1935)
born on 1-3-1907 in Tokyo, Japan
expired 9-8-1981 in Kyoto, Japan   age 74
retired silkworm breeder  Yukichi Chuganji   was the world's oldest man
born on 3-23-1889 in Chikushino, Kyushu, Japan
expired 9-28-2003 in Orori, Japan   age 114
   Contest Selectors
2003JL, KLS11.1%
   Scored 2.3500 points

showman  Joe Yule Sr.   father of Mickey Rooney
expired 3-30-1950 in Hollywood, California   age 61
Korean  Queen Yun I   last of the Yi dynasty
expired 2-3-1966 in Seoul, South Korea   age 72
mechanic  Henry "Smokey" Yunick   1950s stock car racing pioneer
born on 5-24-1923 in Neshaminy, Pennsylvania
expired 5-9-2001 in Daytona Beach, Florida   age 77   cause: leukemia
retired kindergarden teacher  Yun Tau Chee   first Miss Hawaii (1948); first contestant of Asian ethnicity to compete in the Miss America pageant (named Miss Congeniality)
¤born: Yun Tau Zane 
born on 3-27-1928 in Kohala, Hawaii
expired 2-21-2002 in Kailua, Hawaii   age 73   cause: cancer of duodenum
former South African prosecutor  Percy Yutar   convicted Nelson Mandela of "sabotage" against the white state at 1964 Rivonia trial
born on 7-29-1911 in Cape Town, South Africa
expired 7-13-2002   age 90

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