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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Captain Lou Albano
Wrestling
29-Jul-1933 14-Oct-2009 Pro wrestling manager
Joseph P. Albright
Judge
8-Nov-1938 20-Mar-2009 WV Supreme Court Justice, 2001-09
Terence Alexander
Actor
11-Mar-1923 28-May-2009 Charlie Hungerford in Bergerac
Raúl Alfonsín
Head of State
13-Mar-1927 31-Mar-2009 President of Argentina, 1983-89
John Alvin
Actor
24-Oct-1917 27-Feb-2009 The Fighting Sullivans
Maryanne Amacher
Composer
25-Feb-1943 22-Oct-2009 Sound Characters (Making the Third Ear)
Robert W. Anderson
Playwright
28-Apr-1917 9-Feb-2009 Tea and Sympathy
Ken Annakin
Film Director
10-Aug-1914 22-Apr-2009 Battle of the Bulge
Leonore Annenberg
Socialite
20-Feb-1918 12-Mar-2009 Wife of Walter Annenberg
Corazon Aquino
Head of State
25-Jan-1933 1-Aug-2009 President of the Philippines, 1986-92
Army Archerd
Columnist
13-Jan-1922 8-Sep-2009 Variety's gossip columnist
Bea Arthur
Actor
13-May-1922 25-Apr-2009 Maude and The Golden Girls
Ron Asheton
Guitarist
17-Jul-1948 1-Jan-2009 Guitarist for the Stooges
Susan Atkins
Criminal
7-May-1948 24-Sep-2009 Manson Family
John H. Austin
Doctor
c. 1944 29-May-2009 Arcadian Management Services
Val Avery
Actor
14-Jul-1924 12-Dec-2009 The Anderson Tapes
William H. Avery
Politician
11-Aug-1911 4-Nov-2009 Governor of Kansas, 1965-67
Kenneth H. Bacon
Journalist
21-Nov-1944 15-Aug-2009 President of Refugees International, 2001-09
Carl Ballantine
Actor
27-Sep-1922 3-Nov-2009 Lester Gruber on McHale's Navy
J. G. Ballard
Author
18-Nov-1930 19-Apr-2009 Empire of the Sun, Crash
Ray Barrett
Actor
2-May-1927 8-Sep-2009 Peter Thornton on The Troubleshooters
Gene Barry
Actor
14-Jun-1919 9-Dec-2009 The War of the Worlds
Frank Batten
Publisher
11-Feb-1927 10-Sep-2009 Founder, The Weather Channel
Hildegard Behrens
Singer
9-Feb-1937 18-Aug-2009 Operatic soprano
Griffin Bell
Government
31-Oct-1918 5-Jan-2009 US Attorney General, 1977-79
Henry Bellmon
Politician
3-Sep-1921 29-Sep-2009 Governor and Senator from Oklahoma
William P. Benton
Business
4-Nov-1923 19-Feb-2009 Former VP at Ford
Claude Berri
Film Director
1-Jul-1934 12-Jan-2009 Jean de Florette
Elizabeth Berridge
Novelist
3-Dec-1919 2-Dec-2009 Across the Common
Teel Bivins
Politician
22-Nov-1947 26-Oct-2009 US Ambassador to Sweden, 2004-06
Betsy Blair
Actor
11-Dec-1923 13-Mar-2009 Marty
Pamela Blake
Actor
6-Aug-1915 6-Oct-2009 No Greater Sin
Doc Blanchard
Football
11-Dec-1924 19-Apr-2009 Winner, 1945 Heisman Trophy
Aage N. Bohr
Physicist
19-Jun-1922 8-Sep-2009 Determined shapes of nuclei
Omar Bongo
Head of State
30-Dec-1935 7-Jun-2009 President of Gabon, 1967-2009
Norman Borlaug
Scientist
25-Mar-1914 12-Sep-2009 Engineered disease-resistant wheat
H. A. Boucher
Politician
27-Jan-1921 19-Jun-2009 Lt. Governor of Alaska, 1970-74
Jimmy Boyd
Singer
9-Jan-1939 7-Mar-2009 I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
Tom Braden
Columnist
22-Feb-1917 3-Apr-2009 Crossfire, Eight Is Enough
Myles Brand
Educator
17-May-1942 16-Sep-2009 President of the NCAA, 2003-09
Claude S. Brinegar
Business
16-Dec-1926 13-Mar-2009 US Secretary of Transportation, 1973-75
Norman Brinker
Business
3-Jun-1931 9-Jun-2009 CEO of Brinker International, 1983-95
Melvin T. Brunetti
Judge
10-Nov-1933 30-Oct-2009 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, 1985-99
Dennis Brutus
Poet
28-Nov-1924 26-Dec-2009 Sirens, Knuckles and Boots
Paul Burke
Actor
21-Jul-1926 13-Sep-2009 Det. Adam Flint on Naked City
Daniel E. Button
Politician
1-Nov-1917 7-Mar-2009 Congressman from New York, 1967-71
Kathleen Byron
Actor
11-Jan-1921 18-Jan-2009 Black Narcissus
Hortense Calisher
Novelist
20-Dec-1911 15-Jan-2009 In the Absence of Angels
Donald W. Callender
Business
27-Sep-1927 7-Jan-2009 Marie Callender's restaurateur
Jack Cardiff
Cinematographer
18-Sep-1914 22-Apr-2009 The Long Ships
Philip Carey
Actor
15-Jul-1925 6-Feb-2009 One Life to Live
David Carradine
Actor
8-Dec-1936 3-Jun-2009 Grasshopper
Jim Carroll
Author
1-Aug-1950 11-Sep-2009 The Basketball Diaries
Lionel Casson
Scholar
22-Jul-1914 18-Jul-2009 The Ancient Mariners
Al Cervi
Basketball
12-Feb-1917 9-Nov-2009 NBA Hall of Famer
Marilyn Chambers
Pornstar
22-Apr-1952 12-Apr-2009 Behind the Green Door
Vic Chesnutt
Singer/Songwriter
12-Nov-1964 25-Dec-2009 Wheelchair-bound folk singer
Sam Church
Labor Leader
20-Sep-1936 14-Jul-2009 UMW President, 1979-82
Monte Clark
Football
24-Jan-1937 16-Sep-2009 Detroit Lions Head Coach, 1978-84
Frank M. Coffin
Judge
11-Jul-1919 7-Dec-2009 1st Circuit Court of Appeals, 1965-89
Dennis Cole
Actor
19-Jul-1940 15-Nov-2009 Beefcake model turned actor
Chris Connor
Singer
8-Nov-1927 29-Aug-2009 Jazz singer, I Miss You
Holly Coors
Activist
25-Aug-1920 18-Jan-2009 Ultraconservative beer baroness
Robert J. Cornell
Politician
16-Dec-1919 10-May-2009 Congressman from Wisconsin, 1975-79
John Evander Couey
Criminal
19-Sep-1958 30-Sep-2009 Sex offender, killed Jessica Lunsford
Lou Creekmur
Football
22-Jan-1927 5-Jul-2009 Detroit Lions, Hall of Famer
Walter Cronkite
Journalist
4-Nov-1916 17-Jul-2009 America's most trusted newscaster
Merce Cunningham
Dancer
16-Apr-1919 26-Jul-2009 Merce Cunningham Dance Company
Kim Dae-Jung
Head of State
3-Dec-1925 18-Aug-2009 South Korean President, 1998-2003
Chuck Daly
Basketball
20-Jul-1930 9-May-2009 Won 2 NBA Championships with the Pistons
Jean Dausset
Scientist
19-Oct-1916 6-Jun-2009 Recognition of HLA antigens
Bob Davis
Politician
31-Jul-1932 16-Oct-2009 Congressman from Michigan, 1979-93
Simon Dee
Talk Show Host
28-Jul-1935 30-Aug-2009 Dee Time
Dom DeLuise
Actor
1-Aug-1933 4-May-2009 Cannonball Run
Willy DeVille
Singer/Songwriter
27-Aug-1950 6-Aug-2009 Frontman, Mink DeVille
Adrian W. DeWind
Attorney
1-Dec-1913 7-Aug-2009 Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
Frank Graves Dickey
Educator
1-Dec-1917 7-Aug-2009 President, University of Kentucky, 1956-63
Roy E. Disney
Business
10-Jan-1930 16-Dec-2009 Walt Disney's nephew
DJ AM
Disc Jockey
30-Mar-1973 28-Aug-2009 New York Club DJ
James S. Duesenberry
Economist
18-Jul-1918 5-Oct-2009 Council of Economic Advisers, 1966-68
Dominick Dunne
Novelist
29-Oct-1925 26-Aug-2009 High society novelist, true crime writer
David Eddings
Author
7-Jul-1931 2-Jun-2009 The Belgariad
Richard J. Egan
Business
28-Feb-1936 28-Aug-2009 Co-Founder, EMC Corporation
William A. Emerson, Jr.
Journalist
28-Feb-1923 25-Aug-2009 Editor, Saturday Evening Post, 1965-69
Guillermo Endara
Head of State
12-May-1936 28-Sep-2009 President of Panama, 1989-94
Philip Jose Farmer
Author
26-Jan-1918 25-Feb-2009 Riverworld saga
Farrah Fawcett
Actor
2-Feb-1947 25-Jun-2009 Original blonde on Charlie's Angels
Donald Fisher
Business
3-Sep-1928 27-Sep-2009 Co-Founder of The Gap
John W. Fisher
Business
c. 1916 28-Jun-2009 CEO of Ball Corporation, 1970-81
Horton Foote
Playwright
14-Mar-1916 4-Mar-2009 To Kill a Mockingbird
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
John Hope Franklin
Historian
2-Jan-1915 25-Mar-2009 From Slavery to Freedom
A. Stone Freedberg
Doctor
30-May-1908 25-Aug-2009 Found H. Pylori near stomach ulcers
Marilyn French
Author
21-Nov-1929 2-May-2009 The Women's Room
Jerry Fuchs
Drummer
c. 1974 8-Nov-2009 Maserati, !!!
Robert F. Furchgott
Scientist
4-Jun-1916 19-May-2009 Nitric oxide as a cardiovascular signal
Lorena Gale
Actor
9-May-1958 21-Jun-2009 Je me souviens
Don Galloway
Actor
27-Jul-1937 8-Jan-2009 Det. Sgt. Ed Brown on Ironside
Stephen Gately
Singer
17-Mar-1976 10-Oct-2009 Boyzone
Larry Gelbart
Film/TV Producer
25-Feb-1928 11-Sep-2009 M*A*S*H
Henry Gibson
Actor
21-Sep-1935 14-Sep-2009 Laugh-In
Thomas Gill
Politician
21-Apr-1922 3-Jun-2009 Lt. Governor of Hawaii, 1966-70
Robert Ginty
Actor
14-Nov-1948 21-Sep-2009 The Exterminator
Vitaly L. Ginzburg
Physicist
4-Oct-1916 8-Nov-2009 Type-II superconductors
James L. Goddard
Government
24-Apr-1923 18-Dec-2009 FDA Commissioner, 1966-68
Jade Goody
TV Personality
5-Jun-1981 22-Mar-2009 British TV celebrity
Lincoln Gordon
Diplomat
10-Sep-1913 19-Dec-2009 US Ambassador to Brazil, 1961-66
Alfred Gottschalk
Educator
7-Mar-1930 12-Sep-2009 President, Hebrew Union College, 1971-95
Clive W.J. Granger
Economist
4-Sep-1934 27-May-2009 Granger causality
Alex Grass
Business
3-Aug-1927 27-Aug-2009 Founder of Rite Aid
Harry J. Gray
Business
18-Nov-1919 8-Jul-2009 CEO of United Technologies, 1972-86
Ellie Greenwich
Songwriter
23-Oct-1940 26-Aug-2009 Leader of the Pack
Charles Gwathmey
Architect
19-Jun-1938 3-Aug-2009 Designed extension to the Guggenheim
Alaina Reed Hall
Actor
10-Nov-1946 17-Dec-2009 Sesame Street
Edward T. Hall
Anthropologist
16-May-1914 20-Jul-2009 The Silent Language
Clifford Hansen
Politician
16-Oct-1912 20-Oct-2009 US Senator from Wyoming, 1967-78
E. Lynn Harris
Novelist
20-Jun-1955 23-Jul-2009 Invisible Life
C. Lowell Harriss
Economist
2-Aug-1912 14-Dec-2009 Columbia University Economist
John Hart
Actor
13-Dec-1917 20-Sep-2009 Replaced Clayton Moore as TV's Lone Ranger
Paul Harvey
Radio Personality
4-Sep-1918 28-Feb-2009 The Paul Harvey Show
Paula Hawkins
Politician
24-Jan-1927 3-Dec-2009 US Senator from Florida, 1981-87
Harold J. Haynes
Business
29-Sep-1925 8-Jul-2009 CEO of Standard Oil of California, 1974-81
Alexander Heard
Educator
14-Mar-1917 24-Jul-2009 Chancellor of Vanderbilt University, 1963-82
Warren E. Hearnes
Politician
24-Jul-1923 16-Aug-2009 Governor of Missouri, 1965-73
W. G. Hefner
Politician
11-Apr-1930 2-Sep-2009 Congressman from North Carolina, 1975-99
Otto Heino
Artist
20-Apr-1915 16-Jul-2009 Master potter
Don Hewitt
Film/TV Producer
14-Dec-1922 19-Aug-2009 60 Minutes creator
Connie Hines
Actor
24-Mar-1931 18-Dec-2009 Carol Post on Mister Ed
Pat Hingle
Actor
19-Jul-1924 3-Jan-2009 Commissioner Gordon in Batman films
Hugh Hopper
Bassist
29-Apr-1945 7-Jun-2009 Soft Machine bassist
Kevork S. Hovnanian
Business
16-May-1923 24-Sep-2009 Founder of Hovnanian Enterprises
Tsien Hsue-shen
Scientist
11-Dec-1911 31-Oct-2009 Founder of Chinese space program
John Hughes
Film Director
18-Feb-1950 6-Aug-2009 Ferris Bueller's Day Off
H. Guy Hunt
Politician
17-Jun-1933 30-Jan-2009 Governor of Alabama, 1987-93
Roh Moo Hyun
Head of State
6-Aug-1946 23-May-2009 President of South Korea, 2003-08
Lux Interior
Musician
21-Oct-1946 4-Feb-2009 Lead singer of The Cramps
Michael Jackson
Singer
29-Aug-1958 25-Jun-2009 King of Pop
Lou Jacobi
Actor
28-Dec-1913 23-Oct-2009 Avalon
Janet Jagan
Head of State
20-Oct-1920 28-Mar-2009 President of Guyana, 1997-99
Maurice Jarre
Composer
13-Sep-1924 29-Mar-2009 Score to Lawrence of Arabia
Jeanne-Claude
Artist
13-Jun-1945 18-Nov-2009 Gift-wraps large monuments
Ingemar Johansson
Boxing
22-Sep-1932 30-Jan-2009 World Heavyweight Champion, 1959-60
Jay Johnson
Politician
30-Sep-1943 17-Oct-2009 Congressman from Wisconsin, 1997-99
Jennifer Jones
Actor
2-Mar-1919 17-Dec-2009 The Song of Bernadette
Maggie Jones
Actor
21-Jun-1934 2-Dec-2009 Coronation Street
Fred Joseph
Business
22-Apr-1937 27-Nov-2009 CEO of Drexel Burnham Lambert, 1985-90
Brenda Joyce
Actor
25-Feb-1912 4-Jul-2009 Tarzan's Jane
Edward Judd
Actor
4-Oct-1932 24-Feb-2009 First Men in the Moon
Stanley H. Kaplan
Business
24-May-1919 23-Aug-2009 Developed SAT study aids
Ephraim Katzir
Head of State
16-May-1916 30-May-2009 President of Israel, 1973-78
George Kell
Baseball
23-Aug-1922 24-Mar-2009 3rd Baseman, MLB Hall of Famer
David B. Kellerman
Business
c. 1968 22-Apr-2009 CFO of Freddie Mac, 2008-09
Elmer Kelton
Novelist
29-Apr-1926 22-Aug-2009 Prolific Western novelist
Jack Kemp
Politician
13-Jul-1935 2-May-2009 American politican, football player
Amos Kenan
Author
2-May-1927 4-Aug-2009 The Road to Ein Harod
Ted Kennedy
Politician
22-Feb-1932 25-Aug-2009 US Senator from Massachusetts, 1962-2009
Teeder Kennedy
Hockey
12-Dec-1925 14-Aug-2009 Toronto Maple Leafs, Hall of Famer
Johnny Kerr
Basketball
17-Jul-1932 26-Feb-2009 Chicago Bulls coach, commentator
Bruce King
Politician
6-Apr-1924 13-Nov-2009 Three-time Governor of New Mexico
Jack T. Kirby
Historian
22-Aug-1938 6-Aug-2009 Mockingbird Song
Leon Kirchner
Composer
24-Jan-1919 17-Sep-2009 Quartet No. 3
Allen Klein
Business
18-Dec-1931 4-Jul-2009 Prehensile ABKCO executive
Herbert G. Klein
Journalist
1-Apr-1918 2-Jul-2009 White House Communications Director, 1969-73
Leszek Kolakowski
Philosopher
23-Oct-1927 17-Jul-2009 Polish refugee philosopher
Willem Johan Kolff
Scientist
14-Feb-1911 11-Feb-2009 Artificial kidney, artificial heart
Jack Kramer
Tennis
1-Aug-1921 12-Sep-2009 Winner of 10 Grand Slam titles
Edwin G. Krebs
Scientist
6-Jun-1918 21-Dec-2009 Protein phosphorylation
Irving Kristol
Columnist
22-Jan-1920 18-Sep-2009 Influential neocon
Erich Kunzel
Conductor
21-Mar-1935 1-Sep-2009 Conductor, Cincinnati Pops, 1977-2009
Otto Lambsdorff
Politician
20-Dec-1926 5-Dec-2009 German Economic Minister, 1977-84
Dante Lavelli
Football
23-Feb-1923 20-Jan-2009 Cleveland Browns Hall-of-Famer
Andrea Mead Lawrence
Skier
19-Apr-1932 30-Mar-2009 Slalom skier, 2 Olympic Gold Medals in 1952
H. Douglas Lee
Educator
15-Mar-1943 25-Aug-2009 President of Stetson University, 1987-2009
Claude Lévi-Strauss
Anthropologist
28-Nov-1908 1-Nov-2009 French anthropologist
David Levine
Cartoonist
20-Dec-1926 29-Dec-2009 Caricaturist, New York Review of Books
Irving R. Levine
Journalist
26-Aug-1922 27-Mar-2009 NBC Correspondent, 1950-95
James Roderick Lilley
Diplomat
15-Jan-1928 12-Nov-2009 US Ambassador to China, 1989-91
Ruth Lilly
Philanthropist
2-Aug-1915 30-Dec-2009 Philanthropic heir to Lilly fortune
James Lord
Author
27-Nov-1922 23-Aug-2009 Giacometti: A Biography
Frank J. Low
Astronomer
23-Nov-1933 11-Jun-2009 Infrared astronomy
Les Lye
Comic
18-Nov-1924 21-Jul-2009 You Can't Do That On Television
Khalid bin Mahfouz
Business
26-Dec-1949 16-Aug-2009 Billionaire Saudi banker
Karl Malden
Actor
22-Mar-1912 1-Jul-2009 Streets of San Francisco
Joe Maross
Actor
7-Feb-1923 7-Nov-2009 Run Silent, Run Deep
Billy Mays
TV Personality
20-Jul-1958 28-Jun-2009 Bearded infomercial pitchman
George McAfee
Football
13-Mar-1918 4-Mar-2009 Chicago Bears HB, Hall of Famer
Frank McCourt
Author
19-Aug-1930 19-Jul-2009 Angela's Ashes
James S. McDonald
Business
26-Jan-1953 12-Sep-2009 CEO of Rockefeller & Co.
Patrick McGoohan
Actor
19-Mar-1928 13-Jan-2009 Number Six on The Prisoner
Alice McGrath
Activist
5-Apr-1917 27-Nov-2009 Sleepy Lagoon Defense Committee
Ed McMahon
Talk Show Host
6-Mar-1923 23-Jun-2009 The Tonight Show
Steve McNair
Football
14-Feb-1973 4-Jul-2009 Baltimore Ravens QB
Robert McNamara
Government
9-Jun-1916 6-Jul-2009 US Secretary of Defense, 1961-68
Sergei V. Mikhalkov
Songwriter
13-Mar-1913 27-Aug-2009 Lyricist, Russian National Anthem
Vic Mizzy
Composer
9-Jan-1916 17-Oct-2009 Addams Family theme
Ricardo Montalban
Actor
25-Nov-1920 14-Jan-2009 Roarke on Fantasy Island
Garfield Morgan
Actor
19-Apr-1931 5-Dec-2009 Chief Haskins on The Sweeney
John Mortimer
Playwright
21-Apr-1923 16-Jan-2009 Rumpole of the Bailey
John Allen Muhammad
Criminal
31-Dec-1960 10-Nov-2009 Beltway sniper
Brittany Murphy
Actor
10-Nov-1977 20-Dec-2009 Clueless
Arne Naess
Philosopher
27-Jan-1912 12-Jan-2009 Ecological philosopher
Jack Nelson
Journalist
11-Oct-1929 21-Oct-2009 The Los Angeles Times
Richard John Neuhaus
Religion
14-May-1936 8-Jan-2009 Catholic priest
Julian M. Niemczyk
Military
26-Aug-1920 16-Sep-2009 US Ambassador to Czechoslovakia, 1986-89
Robert Novak
Columnist
26-Feb-1931 18-Aug-2009 Conservative ideologue, outed Valerie Plame
Dan O'Bannon
Screenwriter
30-Sep-1946 17-Dec-2009 Alien, Total Recall
John J. O'Connor III
Relative
10-Jan-1930 11-Nov-2009 Sandra Day O'Connor's husband
Ken Ober
Game Show Host
3-Jul-1957 15-Nov-2009 Remote Control, Ober and Olsen
Rodrigo Carazo Odio
Head of State
27-Dec-1926 9-Dec-2009 President of Costa Rica, 1978-82
Bill Orton
Politician
22-Sep-1948 18-Apr-2009 Congressman from Utah, 1991-97
Grady L. Patterson
Politician
13-Jan-1924 7-Dec-2009 South Carolina Treasurer for 37 years
Les Paul
Guitarist
9-Jun-1915 13-Aug-2009 Electric guitar/multitrack recording pioneer
Earl Paulk
Religion
30-May-1927 29-Mar-2009 Chapel Hill Harvester Church
Collin Wilcox Paxton
Actor
4-Feb-1935 14-Oct-2009 To Kill a Mockingbird
James B. Pearson
Politician
7-May-1920 13-Jan-2009 US Senator from Kansas, 1962-78
Kim Peek
Oddity
11-Nov-1951 19-Dec-2009 Inspiration for Raymond in Rain Man
Claiborne Pell
Politician
22-Nov-1918 1-Jan-2009 US Senator from Rhode Island, 1961-97
Jeffry M. Picower
Business
5-May-1942 25-Oct-2009 Became billionaire via Madoff's Ponzi
Lionel Pincus
Business
2-Mar-1931 10-Oct-2009 Co-Founder, Warburg Pincus
Richard Poirier
Critic
9-Sep-1925 15-Aug-2009 Raritan, A Quarterly Review
Billy Powell
Musician
3-Jun-1952 28-Jan-2009 Lynyrd Skynyrd keyboardist
Jody Powell
Government
30-Sep-1943 14-Sep-2009 Jimmy Carter's Press Secretary
Harve Presnell
Actor
14-Sep-1933 30-Jun-2009 When the Boys Meet the Girls
Elizabeth Clare Prophet
Religion
8-Apr-1939 15-Oct-2009 Church Universal and Triumphant
Edmund Purdom
Actor
19-Dec-1924 1-Jan-2009 The King's Thief
James Purdy
Author
17-Jul-1914 13-Mar-2009 Eustance Chisholm and the Works
Carl Pursell
Politician
19-Dec-1932 11-Jun-2009 Congressman from Michigan, 1977-93
John Quade
Actor
1-Apr-1938 9-Aug-2009 Every Which Way But Loose
Robert Quarry
Actor
3-Nov-1925 20-Feb-2009 Count Yorga, Vampire
Jane Randolph
Actor
30-Oct-1915 4-May-2009 Cat People
Nicholas A. Rey
Business
23-Jan-1938 14-Jan-2009 US Ambassador to Poland, 1993-97
Wendy Richard
Actor
20-Jul-1943 26-Feb-2009 Are You Being Served?
Natasha Richardson
Actor
11-May-1963 18-Mar-2009 Widows' Peak
Richard O. Ristine
Politician
19-Jan-1920 20-Jun-2009 Lt. Governor of Indiana, 1961-65
Oral Roberts
Religion
24-Jan-1918 15-Dec-2009 Televangelist, faith healer
Bobby Robson
Soccer
18-Feb-1933 31-Jul-2009 English soccer manager
Marc Rocco
Film Director
7-Jun-1965 1-May-2009 Murder in the First
Joe M. Rodgers
Business
12-Nov-1933 2-Feb-2009 US Ambassador to France, 1985-89
Lorene Rogers
Educator
3-Apr-1914 11-Jan-2009 President of UT-Austin, 1974-79
Bob Rosburg
Golf
21-Oct-1926 14-May-2009 Winner, 1959 PGA Championship
Jack Rose
Guitarist
16-Feb-1971 5-Dec-2009 Pelt
Tony Rosenthal
Sculptor
9-Aug-1914 28-Jul-2009 Abstract sculptor, Alamo
Edmund de Rothschild
Business
2-Jan-1916 17-Jan-2009 British banker
Thomas J. Ryan
Business
3-Nov-1924 23-Sep-2009 CEO of ISU International
Lou Saban
Football
13-Oct-1921 29-Mar-2009 Head Coach in AFL, NFL, and NCAA
William Safire
Columnist
17-Dec-1929 27-Sep-2009 NYT columnist, language maven
Toni Sailer
Skier
17-Nov-1935 24-Aug-2009 Won 3 Gold Medals in 1956
Soupy Sales
Comic
8-Jan-1926 22-Oct-2009 Inveterate pie thrower
Paul Samuelson
Economist
15-May-1915 13-Dec-2009 Theory of revealed preference
Raymond J. Saulnier
Economist
20-Sep-1908 30-Apr-2009 Council of Economic Advisers, 1955-61
Sky Saxon
Singer
20-Aug-1937 25-Jun-2009 The Seeds
Edward Schillebeeckx
Religion
12-Nov-1914 23-Dec-2009 Catholic theologian
Robert V. Schnabel
Educator
28-Sep-1922 1-Sep-2009 President of Valparaiso University, 1978-88
Thomas N. Schroth
Journalist
21-Dec-1920 23-Jul-2009 Editor of Congressional Quarterly, 1955-69
Budd Schulberg
Novelist
27-Mar-1914 5-Aug-2009 What Makes Sammy Run?
Fred C. Schwarz
Activist
15-Jan-1913 24-Jan-2009 Christian Anti-Communist Crusade
Robert W. Scott
Politician
13-Jun-1929 23-Jan-2009 Governor of North Carolina, 1969-73
Willard W. Scott, Jr.
Military
18-Feb-1926 1-Jan-2009 Superintendent of West Point, 1981-86
Dan Seals
Country Musician
8-Feb-1948 25-Mar-2009 England Dan and John Ford Coley
L. William Seidman
Economist
29-Apr-1921 13-May-2009 CNBC chief commentator
Ray Shaw
Journalist
28-Mar-1934 19-Jul-2009 Former President, Dow Jones
Eunice Kennedy Shriver
Relative
10-Jul-1921 11-Aug-2009 Founder of the Special Olympics
Ron Silver
Actor
2-Jul-1946 15-Mar-2009 Wiseguy
Naomi Sims
Model
30-Mar-1948 1-Aug-2009 Pioneering black supermodel
Troy N. Smith
Business
26-May-1922 26-Oct-2009 Founder of Sonic Drive-In
W. D. Snodgrass
Poet
5-Jan-1926 13-Jan-2009 Heart's Needle
Bruce Snyder
Football
14-Mar-1940 13-Apr-2009 Sun Devils Head Coach, 1992-2000
Stephen Cardinal Kim Sou-Hwan
Religion
8-May-1922 16-Feb-2009 Catholic Archbishop of Seoul, 1968-98
Beryl W. Sprinkel
Economist
20-Nov-1923 22-Aug-2009 Council of Economic Advisers, 1985-89
Arnold Stang
Actor
28-Sep-1918 20-Dec-2009 Bespectacled character actor
Gale Storm
Actor
5-Apr-1922 27-Jun-2009 The Gale Storm Show
Mollie Sugden
Actor
21-Jul-1922 1-Jul-2009 Mrs. Slocombe on Are You Being Served?
Patrick Swayze
Actor
18-Aug-1952 14-Sep-2009 Dirty Dancing
David Taylor
Politician
22-Aug-1946 26-Dec-2009 British MP, North West Leicestershire
Koko Taylor
Singer
28-Sep-1928 3-Jun-2009 "Wang Dang Doodle"
George Tiller
Doctor
8-Aug-1941 31-May-2009 Late-term abortionist
Charles Tingwell
Actor
3-Jan-1923 15-May-2009 Breaker Morant
Richard Todd
Actor
11-Jun-1919 3-Dec-2009 The Dam Busters
Malcolm Toon
Diplomat
4-Jul-1916 12-Feb-2009 US Ambassador to the USSR, 1976-79
Harry Towb
Actor
27-Jul-1925 24-Jul-2009 Northern Irish stage and film actor
Fred Travalena
Comic
6-Oct-1942 28-Jun-2009 The Man of a Thousand Faces
Mary Travers
Singer
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