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Manhattan, NY

LOCATION

A borough of New York City.

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute
1969
John Jay College of Criminal Justice
1964
Borough of Manhattan Community College
1963
School of Visual Arts
1947
High School of Performing Arts, New York, NY
1947
Marymount Manhattan College
1936
Dalton School
1919
Manhattan School of Music
1917
Seward Park High School, Manhattan, NY
1916
Columbia Business School
1916
Professional Children's School
1914
Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
1912
Rockefeller University
1901
Chapin School
1901
Spence School
1892
New York Law School
1891
Barnard College
1889
Brearley School
1884
Dwight School
1880
Art Students League of New York
1875
Cooper Union
1859
Columbia Law School
1858
Xavier High School, Manhattan, NY
1847
Union Theological Seminary
1836
New York University
1831
Columbia University
1754
Trinity School, Manhattan, NY
1709

MUSEUM

MuseumFounded
National September 11 Memorial & Museum
2011
Museum of Jewish Heritage
1997
Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum
1982
New Museum of Contemporary Art
1977
Museum of Television and Radio
1975
South Street Seaport Museum
1967
American Folk Art Museum
1962
Guggenheim Museum New York City
1937
Whitney Museum of American Art
1931
Museum of Modern Art
1929
Museum of the City of New York
1923
Frick Collection
1913
Morgan Library & Museum
1906
Jewish Museum (New York)
1904
Metropolitan Museum of Art
1870
American Museum of Natural History
1869

ZOO

ZooFounded
Central Park Zoo
1864

AQUARIUM

AquariumFounded
New York Aquarium
1896

ORCHESTRA

OrchestraFounded
New York Philharmonic
1842

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
Kickstarter
2009
Boxee
2008
Tumblr
2007
NewBay Media
2006
Shutterstock
2003
Rockstar Games
1998
Wind-up Records
1997
Fueled by Ramen
1996
WebMD
1996
Ultra Music
1995
Strictly Rhythm
1989
Weitz & Luxenberg
1986
Workman Publishing
1968
Epic Records
1953
St. Martin's Press
1952
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
1946
Ford Models
1946
Pantheon Books
1942
Capitol Records
1942
DC Comics
1934
W. W. Norton
1923
RCA Records
1901
Bergdorf Goodman
1899
Sears Roebuck
1886
Bloomingdale's
1861
Little, Brown and Co.
1837

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Dan Abrams
Journalist
20-May-1966   NBC legal reporter
Danny Aiello
Actor
20-Jun-1933   The Last Don
Barbara Jo Allen
Radio Personality
2-Sep-1906 14-Sep-1974 Vera Vague
Geoffrey Arend
Actor
28-Feb-1978   Ethan Gross on Body of Proof
David Axelrod
Government
22-Feb-1955   NBC talking head
Adrienne Bailon
Actor
24-Oct-1983   The Cheetah Girls
Peter Bart
Journalist
24-Jul-1932   Former editor of Variety
Matthew A. Berdon
Business
31-Jul-1919 27-Mar-2010 Senior Partner, F. B. & Co.
Mark Bittman
Chef
c. 1950   The Minimalist
Peter J. Brennan
Government
24-May-1918 2-Oct-1996 US Secretary of Labor, 1973-75
John Bunny
Actor
21-Sep-1863 26-Apr-1915 Comic starred in over 200 short films
James Cagney
Actor
17-Jul-1899 30-Mar-1986 New York tough guy
Bobby Caldwell
Singer/Songwriter
15-Aug-1951   What You Won't Do for Love
George Carlin
Comic
12-May-1937 22-Jun-2008 Seven Dirty Words
Robert Caro
Historian
30-Oct-1935   Biographer of Lyndon Johnson
Caleb Carr
Novelist
2-Aug-1955   The Alienist
Bennett Cerf
Publisher
25-May-1898 27-Aug-1971 Founder of Random House
Harry Chapin
Singer/Songwriter
7-Dec-1942 16-Jul-1981 Cat's in the Cradle
Rhys Chatham
Composer
19-Sep-1952   An Angel Moves Too Fast To See
Leonardo Cimino
Actor
4-Mar-1917 3-Mar-2012 Dune
Terence Cardinal Cooke
Religion
1-Mar-1921 6-Oct-1983 Archbishop of New York, 1968-83
Wanda De Jesus
Actor
26-Aug-1960   The Glass Shield
Eamon de Valera
Head of State
14-Oct-1882 29-Aug-1975 President of Ireland, 1959-73
Dana Delany
Actor
13-Mar-1956   China Beach
William Donohue
Activist
18-Jul-1947   Catholic League president
Diane Farr
Actor
7-Sep-1969   Megan Reeves on Numb3rs
Bobby Flay
Chef
10-Dec-1964   Southwestern cuisine impresario
Eddie Foy
Singer
9-Mar-1856 16-Feb-1928 The Seven Little Foys
Helen Frankenthaler
Painter
12-Dec-1928 27-Dec-2011 Mountains and Sea
Drew Friedman
Cartoonist
21-Sep-1958   Celebrity pointillist
William Gaddis
Novelist
29-Dec-1922 16-Dec-1998 A Frolic of His Own
Ira Gershwin
Songwriter
6-Dec-1896 17-Aug-1983 They Can't Take That Away from Me
Tony Gilroy
Screenwriter
11-Sep-1956   The Bourne Legacy
Erica Gimpel
Actor
25-Jun-1964   Angel Brown on Profiler
Sheldon Glashow
Physicist
5-Dec-1932   Electroweak Theory
Jonah Goldberg
Columnist
21-Mar-1969   National Review Online
Gordon Gould
Physicist
17-Jul-1920 16-Sep-2005 Invented the laser, arguably
Thomas Guinzburg
Publisher
30-Mar-1926 8-Sep-2010 Former owner, Viking Press
Petra Haden
Violinist
11-Oct-1971   Indie rock violinist
Rachel Haden
Musician
11-Oct-1971   One of the musical Haden triplets
Armand Hammer
Business
21-May-1898 10-Dec-1990 Soviet agent of influence
Maurice Hinchey
Politician
27-Oct-1938   Congressman, New York 22nd
Raymond W. Kelly
Government
4-Sep-1941   NYPD Commissioner
Alicia Keys
Singer
25-Jan-1981   Fallin'
Christopher Knight
Actor
7-Nov-1957   Peter on The Brady Bunch
Tony Kushner
Playwright
16-Jul-1956   Angels in America
Lawrence Lader
Activist
6-Aug-1919 7-May-2006 Father of abortion rights activism
Lady Gaga
Singer
28-Mar-1986   The Fame
Henry Luce III
Publisher
28-Apr-1925 7-Sep-2005 Former Time magazine publisher
Gerald W. Lynch
Educator
24-Mar-1937 17-Apr-2013 President of John Jay College, 1977-2004
Roma Maffia
Actor
31-May-1958   Dr. Liz Cruz on Nip/Tuck
Thomas J. Manton
Politician
3-Nov-1932 22-Jul-2006 Congressman from New York, 1985-99
Jared Martin
Actor
21-Dec-1941   Steven Farlow on Dallas
Julia Migenes
Singer
13-Mar-1949   Operatic soprano
Dash Mihok
Actor
24-May-1974   Lynn McKennan on Felicity
Paul Milstein
Business
12-May-1922 9-Aug-2010 Manhattan real estate developer
Viggo Mortensen
Actor
20-Oct-1958   Aragorn in Lord of the Rings
Joe Morton
Actor
18-Oct-1947   The brother from another planet
Bruce E. Mosler
Business
c. 1958   CEO of Cushman & Wakefield
George Cardinal Mundelein
Religion
2-Jul-1872 2-Oct-1939 Archbishop of Chicago, 1915-39
Nicholas Negroponte
Educator
1-Dec-1943   Founder, MIT Media Lab
Sheila Nevins
Film/TV Producer
6-Apr-1939   President, HBO Documentary and Family
S. I. Newhouse, Sr.
Publisher
24-May-1895 29-Aug-1979 Founder of Advance Publications
Carroll O'Connor
Actor
2-Aug-1924 21-Jun-2001 Archie Bunker in All in the Family
Bill O'Reilly
Talk Show Host
10-Sep-1949   The O'Reilly Factor
Ana Ortiz
Actor
25-Jan-1971   Hilda Suarez on Ugly Betty
Regis Philbin
Talk Show Host
25-Aug-1931   Live with Regis & Kathie Lee and Kelly
Jeremy Piven
Actor
26-Jul-1965   Ari Gold on Entourage
David H. Popper
Diplomat
3-Oct-1912 24-Jul-2008 US Ambassador to Chile, 1974-77
Mario Puzo
Novelist
15-Oct-1920 2-Jul-1999 The Godfather
Henry Hope Reed
Critic
25-Sep-1915 1-May-2013 American Skyline
Robin Riker
Actor
2-Oct-1952   Kelly Hall on Brothers
Chase T. Rogers
Judge
12-Nov-1956   Connecticut Chief Justice
Eleanor Roosevelt
First Lady
11-Oct-1884 7-Nov-1962 First Lady under FDR
Billy Rose
Theatre Producer
6-Sep-1899 10-Feb-1966 Ziegfeld Theatre, Billy Rose Theater
Susan Rosenberg
Activist
1955   Radical
Judith Rossner
Novelist
31-Mar-1935 9-Aug-2005 Looking for Mr. Goodbar
Harry Ruby
Songwriter
27-Jan-1895 23-Feb-1974 Who's Sorry Now?
Carmine De Sapio
Government
10-Dec-1908 27-Jul-2004 The Last Boss of Tammany Hall
Raphael Sbarge
Actor
12-Feb-1964   Archie Hopper on Once Upon a Time
James H. Scheuer
Politician
6-Feb-1920 30-Aug-2005 Congressman from New York, 1965-93
John Schoenherr
Artist
5-Jul-1935 8-Apr-2010 Owl Moon
Albert Shanker
Labor Leader
14-Sep-1928 22-Feb-1997 American Federation of Teachers
Ally Sheedy
Actor
13-Jun-1962   The Breakfast Club
Martin Shubik
Economist
24-Mar-1926   Economist and game theorist
Sheldon Silver
Politician
13-Feb-1944   Speaker, NY State Assembly
Sue Simmons
TV Personality
27-May-1943   WNBC-TV News Anchor, 1980-2012
Guy Siner
Actor
16-Oct-1947   Lt. Gruber on Allo 'Allo!
Ruth Snyder
Criminal
1895 12-Jan-1928 Electrocuted for murdering husband
Ronnie Spector
Singer
10-Aug-1943   Be her baby
James Speyer
Business
22-Jul-1861 31-Oct-1941 New York Banker
Joe Spinell
Actor
28-Oct-1936 13-Jan-1989 Frank Zito in Maniac
Jordana Spiro
Actor
12-Apr-1977   PJ Franklin on My Boys
Richard Stallman
Computer Programmer
16-Mar-1953   Founder, GNU software project
Arnold Stang
Actor
28-Sep-1918 20-Dec-2009 Bespectacled character actor
Paul Stanley
Musician
20-Jan-1952   Lead singer for Kiss
Brenda K. Starr
Singer
15-Oct-1966   Freestyle-turned-salsa performer
Jan Sterling
Actor
3-Apr-1921 26-Mar-2004 Ace in the Hole
Margot Stevenson
Actor
8-Feb-1912 2-Jan-2011 Margo Lane on The Shadow
Steven Strait
Model
23-Mar-1986   The Covenant
Ethan Suplee
Actor
25-May-1976   Frankie on Boy Meets World
Jim Valvano
Basketball
10-Mar-1946 28-Apr-1993 NCSU Basketball Coach, 1980-89
Peter Viereck
Poet
5-Aug-1916 13-May-2006 Terror and Decorum
Jennifer Warren
Actor
12-Aug-1941   Night Moves
Sigourney Weaver
Actor
8-Oct-1949   Alien
Chloe Webb
Actor
25-Jun-1956   Sid and Nancy
Gillian Welch
Singer/Songwriter
2-Oct-1967   Revival
Albert Wohlstetter
Author
19-Dec-1913 10-Jan-1997 Nuclear strategist
Alex Wolff
Drummer
1-Nov-1997   The Naked Brothers Band
John E. Zuccotti
Business
23-Jun-1937   Real estate tycoon

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Joey Adams
Comic
6-Jan-1911 2-Dec-1999 Borscht Belt comedian
Mason Adams
Actor
26-Feb-1919 26-Apr-2005 Charlie Hume on Lou Grant
Herbert A. Allen, Sr.
Business
13-Feb-1908 18-Jan-1997 Allen & Company, Inc.
Cleveland Amory
Author
2-Sep-1917 14-Oct-1998 The Cat Who Came for Christmas
Albert Anastasia
Criminal
26-Feb-1902 25-Oct-1957 Gambino crime boss
Robert W. Anderson
Playwright
28-Apr-1917 9-Feb-2009 Tea and Sympathy
Virginia Apgar
Doctor
7-Jun-1909 7-Aug-1974 Anesthesiologist, Apgar Score
Victor Argo
Actor
5-Nov-1934 6-Apr-2004 Taxi Driver and Mean Streets
Harold Arlen
Songwriter
15-Feb-1905 23-Apr-1986 Wrote score to Wizard of Oz
Mohammed Atta
Terrorist
1-Sep-1968 11-Sep-2001 Mastermind behind the 9-11 attacks
Louis Auchincloss
Author
27-Sep-1917 26-Jan-2010 Portrait in Brownstone
Aram Avakian
Film Director
23-Apr-1926 17-Jan-1987 End of the Road
Val Avery
Actor
14-Jul-1924 12-Dec-2009 The Anderson Tapes
LaVern Baker
Singer
11-Nov-1929 10-Mar-1997 Jim Dandy
Robert L. Bartley
Editor
12-Oct-1937 10-Dec-2003 Editor of the Wall Street Journal, 1979-2003
Ol' Dirty Bastard
Rapper
15-Nov-1968 13-Nov-2004 Profoundly deranged rapper, Wu-Tang Clan
Earl Blackwell
Business
3-May-1913 1-Mar-1995 Celebrity publicist
Louise Bourgeois
Sculptor
25-Dec-1911 31-May-2010 Crouching Spider
Julie Bovasso
Actor
1-Aug-1930 14-Sep-1991 Saturday Night Fever
Edmund Breese
Actor
18-Jun-1871 6-Apr-1936 Duck Soup
Helen Gurley Brown
Author
18-Feb-1922 13-Aug-2012 Editor of Cosmopolitan, 1965-97
Lew Brown
Songwriter
10-Dec-1893 5-Feb-1958 Beer Barrel Polka
Charles F. Brush III
Archaeologist
3-Apr-1923 1-Jun-2006 Explorers Club president 1978-81
Nicholas Murray Butler
Educator
2-Apr-1862 7-Dec-1947 President of Columbia University, 1901-45
Hortense Calisher
Novelist
20-Dec-1911 15-Jan-2009 In the Absence of Angels
Vincent Canby
Critic
27-Jul-1924 15-Sep-2000 Film/Theater Critic, The New York Times
Milton Caniff
Cartoonist
28-Feb-1907 3-Apr-1988 Terry and the Pirates
Kitty Carlisle
Singer
3-Sep-1910 18-Apr-2007 A Night at the Opera
Jim Carroll
Author
1-Aug-1950 11-Sep-2009 The Basketball Diaries
Peggy Cass
Actor
21-May-1924 8-Mar-1999 Auntie Mame
Lionel Casson
Scholar
22-Jul-1914 18-Jul-2009 The Ancient Mariners
Paul Castellano
Criminal
20-Jun-1915 16-Dec-1985 Gambino crime boss
George M. Cohan
Composer
3-Jul-1878 5-Nov-1942 Yankee Doodle Dandy
Betty Comden
Songwriter
3-May-1915 23-Nov-2006 Singin' in the Rain
Barry Commoner
Biologist
28-May-1917 30-Sep-2012 Science and Survival
Bob Considine
Journalist
4-Nov-1906 25-Sep-1975 Ghostwriter, Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo
Terence Cardinal Cooke
Religion
1-Mar-1921 6-Oct-1983 Archbishop of New York, 1968-83
Joseph Force Crater
Victim
5-Jan-1889 6-Aug-1930 NY State Judge vanished
Judith Crist
Critic
22-May-1922 7-Aug-2012 Ascerbic film critic
Joseph F. Cullman III
Business
9-Apr-1912 30-Apr-2004 CEO of Philip Morris, 1957-78
Nick De Noia
Dancer
c. 1941 7-Apr-1987 First choreographer for Chippendales
Dave DeBusschere
Basketball
16-Oct-1940 14-May-2003 NBA Hall of Famer
Adrian W. DeWind
Attorney
1-Dec-1913 7-Aug-2009 Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
Howard Dietz
Songwriter
8-Sep-1896 30-Jul-1983 MGM songwriter, publicity chief
Ernst von Dohnányi
Composer
27-Jul-1877 9-Feb-1960 Opus 25
Truman B. Douglass
Religion
15-Jul-1901 27-May-1969 United Church of Christ
Alfred Drake
Actor
7-Oct-1914 25-Jul-1992 Broadway actor, Kismet
Edward R. Dudley
Diplomat
11-Mar-1911 8-Feb-2005 First Black US Ambassador
Dominick Dunne
Novelist
29-Oct-1925 26-Aug-2009 High society novelist, true crime writer
John Gregory Dunne
Novelist
25-May-1932 30-Dec-2003 True Confessions
Mischa Elman
Violinist
20-Jan-1891 5-Apr-1967 Ukrainian-American violin prodigy
Charles H. Erhart, Jr.
Business
31-Jul-1925 16-Jan-2009 President of W.R. Grace & Co., 1989-90
Kenneth Fearing
Novelist
28-Jul-1902 26-Jun-1961 The Big Clock
Fred Fisher
Songwriter
30-Sep-1875 14-Jan-1942 Dardanella
Thomas King Forcade
Journalist
11-Sep-1945 17-Nov-1978 Founder of High Times
Ruth Ford
Actor
7-Jul-1915 12-Aug-2009 American stage actress
Lukas Foss
Conductor
15-Aug-1922 1-Feb-2009 Director, Buffalo Philharmonic, 1963-71
Daniel J. Freed
Educator
12-May-1927 17-Jan-2010 Yale Law professor
Marilyn French
Author
21-Nov-1929 2-May-2009 The Women's Room
Evan Griffith Galbraith
Business
2-Jul-1928 21-Jan-2008 US Ambassador to France, 1981-85
Ben Gazzara
Actor
28-Aug-1930 3-Feb-2012 The Thomas Crown Affair
Olivia Goldsmith
Novelist
c. 1949 15-Jan-2004 The First Wives Club
Mack Gordon
Composer
21-Jun-1904 28-Feb-1959 Chattanooga Choo Choo
Jay Gorney
Composer
12-Dec-1896 14-Jun-1990 Brother, Can You Spare A Dime?
Gordon Gould
Physicist
17-Jul-1920 16-Sep-2005 Invented the laser, arguably
Stephen Jay Gould
Biologist
10-Sep-1941 20-May-2002 Evolutionary scientist
Farley Granger
Actor
1-Jul-1925 27-Mar-2011 Strangers on a Train
Ellie Greenwich
Songwriter
23-Oct-1940 26-Aug-2009 Leader of the Pack
George Grizzard
Actor
1-Apr-1928 2-Oct-2007 Advise and Consent
Ulu Grosbard
Film Director
9-Jan-1929 19-Mar-2012 The Subject Was Roses
Thomas Guinzburg
Publisher
30-Mar-1926 8-Sep-2010 Former owner, Viking Press
Charles Gwathmey
Architect
19-Jun-1938 3-Aug-2009 Designed extension to the Guggenheim
Uta Hagen
Actor
12-Jun-1919 14-Jan-2004 Renowned thespian and acting teacher
Grayson Hall
Actor
18-Sep-1922 7-Aug-1985 The Night of the Iguana
Gus Hall
Activist
8-Oct-1910 13-Oct-2000 Leader, Communist Party USA
Lionel Hampton
Jazz Musician
20-Apr-1908 31-Aug-2002 Jazz vibrophonist and bandleader
Elizabeth Hardwick
Critic
27-Jul-1916 2-Dec-2007 Seduction and Betrayal
Ned Harrigan
Actor
26-Oct-1844 6-Jun-1911 Harrigan & Hart
Jill Haworth
Actor
15-Aug-1946 3-Jan-2011 In Harm's Way
Levon Helm
Drummer
26-May-1940 19-Apr-2012 Drummer for The Band
Jerome Hines
Singer
8-Nov-1921 4-Feb-2003 Operatic bass, NY Metropolitan Opera
Al Hirschfeld
Artist
21-Jun-1903 20-Jan-2003 Pen and ink caricaturist
Lena Horne
Singer
30-Jun-1917 9-May-2010 Stormy Weather
Kevork S. Hovnanian
Business
16-May-1923 24-Sep-2009 Founder of Hovnanian Enterprises
Barnard Hughes
Actor
16-Jul-1915 11-Jul-2006 High priest in TRON
Josephine Hutchinson
Actor
12-Oct-1903 4-Jun-1998 North by Northwest
Oscar Hammerstein I
Theatre Producer
8-May-1847 1-Aug-1919 Olympia Theatre
Milt Jackson
Jazz Musician
1-Jan-1923 9-Oct-1999 Vibrophonist, The Modern Jazz Quartet
Lou Jacobi
Actor
28-Dec-1913 23-Oct-2009 Avalon
Peter Jennings
Journalist
29-Jul-1938 7-Aug-2005 Former anchor, ABC World News Tonight
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Novelist
7-May-1927 3-Apr-2013 Heat and Dust
Howard Johnson
Songwriter
2-Jun-1887 1-May-1941 We All Scream for Ice Cream
Tony Judt
Historian
2-Jan-1948 6-Aug-2010 Postwar
Louis Kahn
Architect
20-Feb-1901 17-Mar-1974 Prominent architect
Madame Chiang Kai-Shek
First Lady
5-Mar-1898 23-Oct-2003 The Dragon Lady
Dick Kallman
Actor
7-Jul-1933 22-Feb-1980 Hank
Stanley H. Kaplan
Business
24-May-1919 23-Aug-2009 Developed SAT study aids
Elia Kazan
Film Director
7-Sep-1909 28-Sep-2003 A Streetcar Named Desire
Alfred Kazin
Critic
5-Jun-1915 5-Jun-1998 On Native Grounds
Nan Kempner
Socialite
24-Jul-1930 3-Jul-2005 New York City socialite
Martin S. Kimmel
Business
9-Apr-1916 15-Apr-2008 Founder of Kimco Realty
Alan King
Comic
26-Dec-1927 9-May-2004 Jewish comic and Friars Club fixture
Leon Kirchner
Composer
24-Jan-1919 17-Sep-2009 Quartet No. 3
Ed Koch
Politician
12-Dec-1924 1-Feb-2013 Mayor of New York City, 1978-89
Charles Korvin
Actor
21-Nov-1907 18-Jun-1998 Interpol Calling
Tuli Kupferberg
Singer/Songwriter
28-Sep-1923 12-Jul-2010 The Fugs
Lawrence Lader
Activist
6-Aug-1919 7-May-2006 Father of abortion rights activism
Ring Lardner, Jr.
Playwright
19-Aug-1915 31-Oct-2000 Screenwriter, M*A*S*H
Estée Lauder
Business
1-Jul-1908 24-Apr-2004 Cosmetics magnate
Arthur Laurents
Playwright
14-Jul-1918 5-May-2011 West Side Story
Hector Lavoe
Singer
30-Sep-1946 29-Jun-1993 Puerto Rican salsa singer
Patricia Kennedy Lawford
Socialite
6-May-1924 17-Sep-2006 Kennedy sister, wife of Peter Lawford
Joshua Lederberg
Biologist
23-May-1925 2-Feb-2008 Genetic properties of bacteria
Carolyn Leigh
Songwriter
21-Aug-1926 19-Nov-1983 Young at Heart
John Lennon
Musician
9-Oct-1940 8-Dec-1980 Beatle
Larry Levenson
Business
c. 1936 23-Jan-1999 Founder of Plato's Retreat
Ira Levin
Novelist
27-Aug-1929 12-Nov-2007 Rosemary's Baby
David Levine
Cartoonist
20-Dec-1926 29-Dec-2009 Caricaturist, New York Review of Books
Cory Lidle
Baseball
22-Mar-1972 11-Oct-2006 Yankees pitcher flew his plane into a high rise
Daniel K. Ludwig
Business
24-Jun-1897 27-Aug-1992 The Invisible Billionaire
Sidney Lumet
Film Director
25-Jun-1924 9-Apr-2011 Dog Day Afternoon
Peter Maas
Author
27-Jun-1929 23-Aug-2001 Serpico
Norman Mailer
Author
31-Jan-1923 10-Nov-2007 Armies of the Night
Manning Marable
Educator
13-May-1950 1-Apr-2011 Beyond Black and White
David Maysles
Film Director
10-Jan-1932 3-Jan-1987 Documentary filmmaker
George Barr McCutcheon
Novelist
26-Jul-1866 23-Oct-1928 Brewster's Millions
Ana Mendieta
Performance Artist
18-Nov-1948 8-Sep-1985 Feminist performance artist
Ethel Merman
Singer
16-Jan-1908 15-Feb-1984 There's No Business Like Show Business
Charles Merz
Journalist
23-Feb-1893 31-Aug-1977 Editor of the New York Times, 1938-61
Thomas M. Messer
Curator
9-Feb-1920 15-May-2013 Director of the Guggenheim, 1961-88
James W. Michaels
Journalist
17-Jun-1921 2-Oct-2007 Longtime Forbes editor
Marvin Miller
Labor Leader
14-Apr-1917 27-Nov-2012 MLB Player Association, 1966-82
Mitch Miller
Musician
4-Jul-1911 31-Jul-2010 Sing Along with Mitch
Paul Milstein
Business
12-May-1922 9-Aug-2010 Manhattan real estate developer
Ilhan Mimaroglu
Electronic Musician
11-Mar-1926 17-Jul-2012 Sing Me A Song of Songmy
Joseph Mitchell
Author
27-Jul-1908 24-May-1996 The New Yorker
Arnold Moss
Actor
28-Jan-1910 15-Dec-1989 My Favorite Spy
Jules Munshin
Actor
22-Feb-1915 19-Feb-1970 On the Town
Grayson Murphy
Business
1878 Nov-1937 Banker, Co-Founder of American Legion
LeRoy Neiman
Painter
8-Jun-1921 20-Jun-2012 Painter of sports scenes
Arnold Newman
Photographer
3-Mar-1918 6-Jun-2006 Environmental portraitist
Carrie Nye
Actor
14-Oct-1936 14-Jul-2006 Theater actress
John P. O'Neill
Government
6-Feb-1952 11-Sep-2001 Anti-Terrorism expert, died in 9/11
Milo O'Shea
Actor
2-Jun-1926 2-Apr-2013 Ulysses
Jerry Orbach
Actor
20-Oct-1935 28-Dec-2004 Lennie Briscoe from Law & Order
Mollie Orshansky
Economist
9-Jan-1915 18-Dec-2006 Orshansky Index
Ignace Paderewski
Pianist
18-Nov-1860 29-Jun-1941 Polish pianist and composer
William S. Paley
Business
28-Sep-1901 26-Oct-1990 Chairman of CBS, 1946-83
Mitchell Parish
Songwriter
10-Jul-1900 31-Mar-1993 Volare
Alton B. Parker
Judge
14-May-1852 10-May-1926 Chief Judge, NY Court of Appeals, 1898-1904
Arthur Penn
Film Director
27-Sep-1922 28-Sep-2010 Bonnie and Clyde
McCandlish Phillips
Journalist
4-Dec-1927 9-Apr-2013 The New York Times
Lionel Pincus
Business
2-Mar-1931 10-Oct-2009 Co-Founder, Warburg Pincus
George Plimpton
Author
18-Mar-1927 25-Sep-2003 Paper Lion
Richard Poirier
Critic
9-Sep-1925 15-Aug-2009 Raritan, A Quarterly Review
Josephine Premice
Actor
21-Jul-1926 13-Apr-2001 Calypso singer, Broadway actress
Henry Hope Reed
Critic
25-Sep-1915 1-May-2013 American Skyline
Dana Reeve
Activist
17-Mar-1961 6-Mar-2006 Christopher Reeve Foundation
Ad Reinhardt
Painter
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