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©2012 C.O.P. Audit Committee - file update generated 3-14-2012 at 08:26 GMT

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original human cannonball  Hugo Zacchini   member of the family act - first to be shot out of the cannon (1922)
born on 10-20-1898
expired 10-20-1975 in San Bernardino, California   age 77   cause: stroke
circus act inventor  Ildebrando Zacchini   came up with the "Human Cannonball" act idea & built first "cannon" in 1922 on Malta; fired his son (Hugo) out of it
expired 7-17-1948 in Tampa, Florida   age 79
human cannonball  Mario A. Zacchini   spent most of his life in the circus, being shot out of a cannon; also an excellent rope twirler; last of the sons of Ildebrando Zacchini who invented the act in 1922 on Malta
born on 4-6-1911
expired 1-28-1999 in Tampa, Florida   age 87
Washington Senators pitcher  Tom Zachary   threw the pitch that became Babe Ruth's 60th home run in 1927
expired 1-24-1969 in Graham, North Carolina   age 72
all-around athlete  Mildred Ella "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias   won Javelin Throw and 80-meter Hurdles in 1932 Olympics; was world's leading woman's golfer
born on 6-26-1914 in Port Arthur, Texas
expired 9-27-1956 in Galveston, Texas   age 42   cause: cancer
former King of Afghanistan (1933-73)  Mohammad Zahir Shah   deposed in 1968; abdicated in 1973; after his return in 2002 he began operating a small fresh fruit kiosk outside the palace, known to the locals as the Afghanistan Bananastand
born on 10-30-1914 in Kabul, Afghanistan
expired 7-23-2007 in Kabul, Afghanistan   age 92
   Contest Selectors
2002ANG9.1%
2003ANG, RR11.1%
2004ANG5.6%
2005ANG, RR8.7%
2006ANG, RR6.7%
2007ANG, RR6.5%
   Scored 4.5500 points

AKS: Mohammed Zaher
pharmaceutical business founder  Louis Zahn
born on 9-24-1909 in Konigsberg, Germany (now Kaliningrad, Russia)
expired 8-21-1977 in Chicago, Illinois   age 67   cause: cancer
jewelry chain founder  Morris Bernard Zale
born on 9-5-1901
expired 3-8-1995   age 93
inventor  Frank J. Zamboni   inventor of ice resurfacing machine
born on 1-16-1900 in Eureka, Utah
expired 7-28-1988 in Long Beach, California   age 88
opthamologist Dr.  Ludwig Lazarus Zamenhof   creator of the Esperanto artificial language (1887)
¤aka: Lazar Markovitch 
born on 12-15-1859 in Byalistok, Russia
expired 4-14-1917 in Warsaw, Poland   age 57
Boston Symphony Orchetra organist  Berj Zamkochian
born on 4-20-1929 in Boston, Massachusetts
expired 2-23-2004 in Methuen, Massachusetts   age 74   cause: cancer
Spanish artist  José Vela Zanetti   created mural "Mankind's Struggle for Peace" at the U.N. Headquarters
born on 5-27-1913 in Milagros, Spain
expired 1-4-1999 in Burgos, Spain   age 85
assassin  Guiseppe Zangara   killed Chicago Mayor Anton Cermak while attempting to kill president-elect Franklin Roosevelt February 15, 1933 in Miami, Florida
born on --1900 in Italy
expired 3-21-1933   age 32   cause: executed
Italian World War I hero  Tito Zaniboni   did 18 years for attempting to assassinate Mussolini in 1927
expired 12-26-1960 in Rome, Italy   age 77
producer & studio head  Darryl Francis Zanuck   co-founded 20th Century Company (1933; merged with Fox studio in 1935); had an overworked casting couch
born on 9-5-1902 in Wahoo, Nebraska
expired 12-22-1979 in Palm Springs, California   age 77   cause: pneumonia
   Contest Selectors
1980 GP

Mexican revolutionary guerilla leader  Emiliano Zapata   lead the Aqarian Movement
born on 8-8-1879 in Anenecuilco, Mexico
expired 4-10-1919 in Chinameca, Mexico   age 39
 Walter Zapp   inventor of the Minox camera (1935)
born on 9-4-1905 in Riga, Latvia
expired 7-17-2003 in Binningen, Switzerland   age 97
interviewed by `Playboy Magazine' in April 1993subject of 20 Questions interview in November 1982 `Playboy Magazine' wacked-out rock musician  Francis Vincent "Frank" Zappa Jr.   father of Ahmet, Diva, Dweezil and Moon Unit
born on 12-21-1940 in Baltimore, Maryland
expired 12-4-1993 in Los Angeles, California   age 52   cause: cancer
   Contest Selectors
2003KOHD

Fellini screenwriter  Bernardino Zapponi   wrote screenplays for Casanova, Satyricon and City of Women
born on --1927 in Rome, Italy
expired 2-11-2000 in Rome, Italy   age 72   cause: stroke
frame number 311 of the Zapruder film amateur movie photographer  Abraham Zapruder   took famous movie of Kennedy assassination
born on 5-15-1905 in Kovel, Russia
expired 8-30-1970 in Dallas, Texas   age 65   cause: cancer
tin pan alley lyricist  Hy Zaret   wrote the lyrics to Unchained Melody to Alex North's music for the forgotten movie Unchained (1955)
¤born: Hyman Harry Zaritsky 
born on 8-21-1907 in Manhattan, New York, New York
expired 7-2-2007 in Westport, Connecticut   age 99
former Wall Street Journal columnist  Jeffrey Lloyd Zaslow   did the Ann Landers column after Eppie Lederer; co-authored "The Last Lecture" with Randy Pausch
born on 10-6-1958 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 2-10-2012 in Elmira, Michigan   age 53   cause: auto accident
actor  Michael Zaslow   first red-shirt victim on Star Trek; Roger Thorpe on Guiding Light
born on 11-1-1944 in Inglewood, California
expired 12-6-1998 in New York, New York   age 54   cause: heart attack; amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Olympic runner  Emil Zátopek   only person to win the Olympic marathon twice
born on 9-19-1922 in Koprivnice, Moravia, Czechoslovakia
expired 11-22-2000 in Prague, Czech Republic   age 78   cause: complications from stroke
AKS: Zatopek

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