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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

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