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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Claudio Abbado
Conductor
26-Jun-1933 20-Jan-2014 Conductor of La Scala, 1968-86
Dannie Abse
Poet
22-Sep-1923 28-Sep-2014 Ash on a Young Man's Sleeve
Fouad Ajami
Author
9-Sep-1945 22-Jun-2014 Director of Middle East Studies, SAIS
John F. Akers
Business
28-Dec-1934 22-Aug-2014 CEO of IBM, 1986-93
Licia Albanese
Singer
22-Jul-1913 15-Aug-2014 Operatic soprano, La Bohème
Gerd Albrecht
Conductor
19-Jun-1935 2-Feb-2014 Yomiuri Nippon Symphony, 1998-2007
Karl Albrecht
Business
28-Mar-1922 16-Jul-2014 Founded Aldi, personal worth $23B
John Anderson, Jr.
Politician
8-May-1917 15-Sep-2014 Governor of Kansas, 1961-65
Mary Anderson
Actor
3-Apr-1920 6-Apr-2014 Lifeboat
Maya Angelou
Poet
4-Apr-1928 28-May-2014 I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Scott Asheton
Drummer
16-Aug-1949 15-Mar-2014 Drummer for the Stooges
Reubin Askew
Politician
11-Sep-1928 13-Mar-2014 Governor of Florida, 1971-79
Victor G. Atiyeh
Politician
20-Feb-1923 20-Jul-2014 Governor of Oregon, 1979-87
Richard Attenborough
Film Director
29-Aug-1923 24-Aug-2014 Gandhi
Alfred S. Austin
Business
18-Jan-1929 22-May-2014 Tampa real estate developer
Gabriel Axel
Film Director
18-Apr-1918 9-Feb-2014 Babette's Feast
Lauren Bacall
Actor
16-Sep-1924 12-Aug-2014 Key Largo
Ralph M. Bahna
Business
23-Aug-1942 24-Feb-2014 CEO of Cunard Line, 1980-89
Howard Baker
Government
15-Nov-1925 26-Jun-2014 Reagan's Chief of Staff, 1987-88
Amiri Baraka
Author
7-Oct-1934 9-Jan-2014 Hated Whitey
Skye McCole Bartusiak
Actor
28-Sep-1992 19-Jul-2014 Firestarter 2: Rekindled
Gary S. Becker
Economist
2-Dec-1930 3-May-2014 Human Capital
Tony Benn
Politician
3-Apr-1925 14-Mar-2014 Radical left Labour MP
Warren Bennis
Educator
8-Mar-1925 31-Jul-2014 Leaders: The Strategies for Taking Charge
Polly Bergen
Actor
14-Jul-1930 20-Sep-2014 Cape Fear
Thomas Berger
Novelist
20-Jul-1924 13-Jul-2014 Little Big Man
Big Daddy V
Wrestling
14-Feb-1968 18-Feb-2014 World's Largest Love Machine
Connie Binsfeld
Politician
18-Apr-1924 12-Jan-2014 Lt. Governor of Michigan, 1991-99
Noel Black
Film Director
30-Jun-1937 5-Jul-2014 Pretty Poison
Thomas Hale Boggs, Jr.
Attorney
18-Sep-1940 15-Sep-2014 Patton Boggs
Karlheinz Böhm
Actor
16-Mar-1928 29-May-2014 Peeping Tom
Ben Bradlee
Editor
26-Aug-1921 21-Oct-2014 Editor of The Washington Post, 1965-91
James Brady
Government
29-Aug-1940 4-Aug-2014 White House Press Secy. shot by John Hinckley
David Brenner
Comic
4-Feb-1936 15-Mar-2014 Guest on Tonight Show 158 times
Glenn A. Britt
Business
6-Mar-1949 11-Jun-2014 CEO of Time Warner Cable, 2001-13
Jack Bruce
Musician
14-May-1943 25-Oct-2014 Bassist/Vocalist for Cream
Richard Bull
Actor
26-Jun-1924 3-Feb-2014 Nels on Little House on the Prairie
Sid Caesar
Comic
8-Sep-1922 12-Feb-2014 Your Show of Shows
Eduardo Campos
Politician
10-Aug-1965 13-Aug-2014 Head, Partido Socialista Brasileiro
Hurricane Carter
Boxing
6-May-1937 20-Apr-2014 Boxer twice convicted of triple-murder
S. Truett Cathy
Business
14-Mar-1921 8-Sep-2014 Founder and CEO of Chick-fil-A
Lee Chamberlin
Actor
14-Feb-1938 30-May-2014 The Electric Company
Ann B. Davis
Actor
5-May-1926 1-Jun-2014 Alice from The Brady Bunch
Ruby Dee
Actor
27-Oct-1924 12-Jun-2014 The Jackie Robinson Story
Jean-Luc Dehaene
Head of State
7-Aug-1940 15-May-2014 Prime Minister of Belgium, 1992-99
Jeremiah Denton
Military
15-Jul-1924 28-Mar-2014 US Senator from Alabama, 1981-87
Butler Derrick
Politician
30-Sep-1936 5-May-2014 Congressman from South Carolina, 1975-95
Alan J. Dixon
Politician
7-Jul-1927 6-Jul-2014 US Senator from Illinois, 1981-93
Jean-Claude Duvalier
Head of State
3-Jul-1951 4-Oct-2014 "Baby Doc" Haitian dictator
Oscar Dystel
Publisher
31-Oct-1912 28-May-2014 Bantam Books
Roger Easton
Inventor
30-Apr-1921 8-May-2014 Global Positioning System
Gerald M. Edelman
Scientist
1-Jul-1929 17-May-2014 Chemical structure of antibodies
John V. Evans
Politician
18-Jan-1925 8-Jul-2014 Governor of Idaho, 1977-87
Phil Everly
Singer
19-Jan-1939 3-Jan-2014 The Everly Brothers
John Fasano
Film/TV Producer
24-Aug-1961 19-Jul-2014 Rock 'n' Roll Nightmare
Al Feldstein
Editor
24-Oct-1925 29-Apr-2014 Editor of MAD, 1956-84
Tom Finney
Soccer
5-Apr-1922 14-Feb-2014 Forward, Preston North End
Jim Flaherty
Politician
30-Dec-1949 10-Apr-2014 Canadian Minister of Finance, 2006-14
Jack Fleck
Golf
7-Nov-1921 21-Mar-2014 Winner, 1955 US Open
Med Flory
Musician
27-Aug-1926 12-Mar-2014 Supersax
William Clay Ford, Sr.
Business
14-Mar-1925 9-Mar-2014 Ford exec and owner of the Detroit Lions
Mona Freeman
Actor
9-Jun-1926 23-May-2014 Streets of Laredo
Jim Fregosi
Baseball
4-Apr-1942 14-Feb-2014 Former MLB Manager
Mavis Gallant
Author
11-Aug-1922 18-Feb-2014 Prolific Canadian short story author
Gabriel García Márquez
Novelist
6-Mar-1928 17-Apr-2014 One Hundred Years of Solitude
James Garner
Actor
7-Apr-1928 19-Jul-2014 Jim Rockford on Rockford Files
Peaches Geldof
Socialite
16-Mar-1989 7-Apr-2014 Daughter of Bob Geldof
Fernand St. Germain
Politician
9-Jan-1928 16-Aug-2014 Congressman from Rhode Island, 1961-89
H. R. Giger
Artist
5-Feb-1940 12-May-2014 Alien designer
Michael Glawogger
Film Director
3-Dec-1959 23-Apr-2014 Whore's Glory
Tom Gola
Basketball
13-Jan-1933 26-Jan-2014 NBA Hall of Famer
Menahem Golan
Film/TV Producer
31-May-1929 8-Aug-2014 The Cannon Group
Nadine Gordimer
Novelist
20-Nov-1923 13-Jul-2014 South African novelist
Herb Gray
Politician
25-May-1931 21-Apr-2014 Canadian Deputy Prime Minister, 1997-2002
Alan C. Greenberg
Business
3-Sep-1927 25-Jul-2014 CEO of Bear Stearns, 1978-93
David Greenglass
Spy
2-Mar-1922 1-Jul-2014 Gave atomic secrets to Julius Rosenberg
Tony Gwynn
Baseball
9-May-1960 16-Jun-2014 Batted .394 in 1994 for the Padres
Charlie Haden
Jazz Musician
6-Aug-1937 11-Jul-2014 Jazz bassist
George V. Hansen
Politician
14-Sep-1930 14-Aug-2014 Congressman from Idaho
John P. Harbin
Business
17-Jul-1917 27-Jul-2014 CEO of Halliburton, 1972-83
Rudolph Hargrave
Judge
15-Feb-1925 1-Apr-2014 Justice, Oklahoma Supreme Court, 1978-2010
Buck Harless
Business
14-Oct-1919 1-Jan-2014 Coal baron, philanthropist
Bob Hastings
Actor
18-Apr-1925 30-Jun-2014 Lt. Carpenter on McHale's Navy
Janet Gray Hayes
Politician
12-Jul-1926 21-Apr-2014 Mayor of San Jose, 1975-83
Craig Hill
Actor
5-Mar-1926 21-Apr-2014 P. T. Moore on Whirlybirds
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Actor
23-Jul-1967 2-Feb-2014 Capote
William J. Holloway, Jr.
Judge
23-Jun-1923 25-Apr-2014 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, 1968-92
Jan Hooks
Comic
23-Apr-1957 9-Oct-2014 Saturday Night Live
Bob Hoskins
Actor
26-Oct-1942 29-Apr-2014 Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
Charles W. Hostler
Diplomat
12-Dec-1919 28-Sep-2014 US Ambassador to Bahrain, 1989-93
Wendy Hughes
Actor
29-Jul-1952 8-Mar-2014 Careful, He Might Hear You
Nelson Bunker Hunt
Business
22-Feb-1926 21-Oct-2014 Tried to corner the silver market
Martha Hyer
Actor
10-Aug-1924 31-May-2014 Some Came Running
Miklós Jancsó
Film Director
27-Sep-1921 31-Jan-2014 The Red and the White
Wojciech Jaruzelski
Head of State
6-Jul-1923 25-May-2014 Final communist leader of Poland
Jim Jeffords
Politician
11-May-1934 18-Aug-2014 US Senator from Vermont, 1989-2007
Russell Johnson
Actor
10-Nov-1924 16-Jan-2014 The Professor on Gilligan's Island
Christopher Jones
Actor
18-Aug-1941 31-Jan-2014 Wild in the Streets
Dickie Jones
Actor
25-Feb-1927 7-Jul-2014 Buffalo Bill Jr.
Ahmad Tejan Kabbah
Head of State
16-Feb-1932 13-Mar-2014 President of Sierra Leone, 1998-2007
Justin Kaplan
Author
5-Sep-1925 2-Mar-2014 Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain
Casey Kasem
Radio Personality
27-Apr-1932 15-Jun-2014 American Top 40
Charles Keating
Business
4-Dec-1923 1-Apr-2014 Morality crusader, white-collar swindler
Daniel Keyes
Novelist
9-Aug-1927 15-Jun-2014 Flowers for Algernon
Richard Kiel
Actor
13-Sep-1939 10-Sep-2014 "Jaws" in Moonraker
Ralph Kiner
Baseball
27-Oct-1922 6-Feb-2014 Hit 54 home runs in 1947
Carolyn Kizer
Poet
10-Dec-1925 9-Oct-2014 Yin: New Poems
Maxine Kumin
Poet
6-Jun-1925 6-Feb-2014 Up Country
Stephanie Kwolek
Chemist
31-Jul-1923 18-Jun-2014 Invented Kevlar
Jim Lange
Game Show Host
15-Aug-1933 25-Feb-2014 The Dating Game
Charles R. Larson
Military
20-Nov-1936 26-Jul-2014 C-in-C, US Pacific Command, 1991-94
Jacques Le Goff
Historian
1-Jan-1924 1-Apr-2014 Historian of the Middle Ages
Dave Legeno
Martial Arts
12-Oct-1963 6-Jul-2014 MMA turned actor
Siegfried Lenz
Novelist
17-Mar-1926 7-Oct-2014 Deutschstunde
Samuel W. Lewis
Diplomat
1-Oct-1930 10-Mar-2014 US Ambassador to Israel, 1977-85
Audrey Long
Actor
14-Apr-1922 19-Sep-2014 Born to Kill
Joan Lorring
Actor
17-Apr-1926 30-May-2014 The Corn Is Green
Patrick J. Lucey
Politician
21-Mar-1918 10-May-2014 Governor of Wisconsin, 1971-77
Rilwanu Lukman
Government
26-Aug-1938 21-Jul-2014 Secretary General of OPEC, 1995-2000
Cynthia Lynn
Actor
2-Apr-1936 10-Mar-2014 Helga on Hogan's Heroes
Lorin Maazel
Conductor
6-Mar-1930 13-Jul-2014 Conductor, New York Philharmonic
Sheila MacRae
Actor
24-Sep-1924 6-Mar-2014 Alice Kramden on The Jackie Gleason Show
Dave Madden
Actor
17-Dec-1931 16-Jan-2014 Reuben Kincaid on The Partridge Family
Jeb Magruder
Government
5-Nov-1934 11-May-2014 Nixon's deputy campaign director
Nancy Malone
Actor
19-Mar-1935 8-May-2014 Libby Kingston on Naked City
Sophie Masloff
Politician
23-Dec-1917 17-Aug-2014 Mayor of Pittsburgh, 1988-94
Walter Massey
Actor
19-Aug-1928 4-Aug-2014 Canadian voice and character actor
Harlan Mathews
Politician
17-Jan-1927 9-May-2014 US Senator from Tennessee, 1993-94
Peter Matthiessen
Novelist
22-May-1927 5-Apr-2014 At Play in the Fields of the Lord
Hamish Maxwell
Business
24-Aug-1926 19-Apr-2014 CEO of Philip Morris, 1984-91
Rik Mayall
Actor
7-Mar-1958 9-Jun-2014 Rick on The Young Ones
Paul Mazursky
Film Director
25-Apr-1930 30-Jun-2014 Down and Out in Beverly Hills
Andrew V. McLaglen
Film Director
28-Jul-1920 30-Aug-2014 Gunsmoke
Denny Miller
Actor
25-Apr-1934 9-Sep-2014 Duke Shannon on Wagon Train
Dale Mortensen
Economist
2-Feb-1939 9-Jan-2014 Job creation and destruction
Farley Mowat
Author
12-May-1921 6-May-2014 Never Cry Wolf
Carl E. Mundy, Jr.
Military
16-Jul-1935 2-Apr-2014 USMC Commandant, 1991-95
George B. Munroe
Business
5-Jan-1922 19-Aug-2014 CEO of Phelps Dodge, 1969-87
Rosemary Murphy
Actor
13-Jan-1927 5-Jul-2014 Eleanor and Franklin
Barbara Murray
Actor
27-Sep-1929 20-May-2014 Passport to Pimlico
Ed Nelson
Actor
21-Dec-1928 10-Aug-2014 Dr. Michael Rossi on Peyton Place
Edward N. Ney
Business
26-May-1925 8-Jan-2014 CEO of Young & Rubicam, 1970-86
Chuck Noll
Football
5-Jan-1932 13-Jun-2014 Steelers Head Coach, 1969-91
James Oberstar
Politician
10-Sep-1934 3-May-2014 Congressman from Minnesota, 1975-2011
San W. Orr, Jr.
Business
1941 30-Sep-2014 Wausau Paper Corporation
Ian Paisley
Politician
6-Apr-1926 12-Sep-2014 Democratic Unionist Party
Don Pardo
TV Personality
22-Feb-1918 17-Aug-2014 Voice announcer
Elizabeth Peña
Actor
23-Sep-1961 14-Oct-2014 Tortilla Soup
Martin L. Perl
Physicist
24-Jun-1927 30-Sep-2014 Discovered the tau lepton
Peter A. Peyser
Politician
7-Sep-1921 9-Oct-2014 Former Congressman from New York
Fred Phelps
Activist
13-Nov-1929 19-Mar-2014 Convinced that God hates fags
Otis G. Pike
Politician
31-Aug-1921 20-Jan-2014 Congressman from New York, 1961-79
John Pinette
Comic
23-Mar-1964 5-Apr-2014 You go now! You been here four owa!
Joan Quigley
Paranormal
10-Apr-1927 23-Oct-2014 Reagan's astrologer
Harold Ramis
Comic
21-Nov-1944 24-Feb-2014 Egon Spengler in Ghostbusters
Tommy Ramone
Drummer
29-Jan-1952 11-Jul-2014 Original drummer for The Ramones
Jack Ramsay
Basketball
21-Feb-1925 28-Apr-2014 Longtime NBA Coach
James Rebhorn
Actor
1-Sep-1948 21-Mar-2014 Independence Day
Oscar de la Renta
Fashion Designer
22-Jul-1932 20-Oct-2014 Colorful and flirty fashion designer
Alain Resnais
Film Director
3-Jun-1922 1-Mar-2014 Hiroshima mon amour
Paul Revere
Musician
7-Jan-1938 4-Oct-2014 And the Raiders
Albert Reynolds
Head of State
3-Nov-1932 21-Aug-2014 Prime Minister of Ireland, 1992-94
Joan Rivers
Comic
8-Jun-1933 4-Sep-2014 Can we talk?
Paul Robeson, Jr.
Activist
2-Nov-1927 26-Apr-2014 Son of Paul Robeson
Charles W. Robinson
Business
7-Sep-1919 20-May-2014 Deputy Secretary of State, 1976-77
Robert A. Roe
Politician
28-Feb-1924 15-Jul-2014 Congressman from New Jersey, 1969-93
Mickey Rooney
Actor
23-Sep-1920 6-Apr-2014 Actor in Andy Hardy comedies, musicals
Steven G. Rothmeier
Business
4-Oct-1946 14-May-2014 CEO of Northwest Airlines, 1985-89
Richard Scaife
Activist
3-Jul-1932 4-Jul-2014 The Republican George Soros
Maximilian Schell
Actor
8-Dec-1930 1-Feb-2014 Judgment at Nuremberg
James J. Schiro
Business
2-Jan-1946 13-Aug-2014 CEO of Zurich Financial Services, 2002-09
James R. Schlesinger
Government
15-Feb-1929 27-Mar-2014 Served Nixon, Ford, Carter
Jimmy Scott
Singer
17-Jul-1925 12-Jun-2014 Jazz soprano vocalist
Pete Seeger
Singer/Songwriter
3-May-1919 27-Jan-2014 We Shall Overcome
Zohra Sehgal
Actor
27-Apr-1912 10-Jul-2014 The Jewel in the Crown
John Seigenthaler
Editor
27-Jul-1927 11-Jul-2014 Tennessean editor, RFK aide
Ariel Sharon
Head of State
26-Feb-1928 11-Jan-2014 Prime Minister of Israel, 2001-06
Richard L. Sharp
Business
12-Apr-1947 24-Jun-2014 CEO of Circuit City, 1986-2000
Sir Run Run Shaw
Film/TV Producer
23-Nov-1907 7-Jan-2014 Kung fu movie mogul
Eduard Shevardnadze
Head of State
25-Jan-1928 7-Jul-2014 President of Georgia, 1995-2003
James Shigeta
Actor
17-Jun-1933 28-Jul-2014 Flower Drum Song
Alexander Shulgin
Chemist
17-Jun-1925 2-Jun-2014 Rediscovered MDMA
Eusebio Ferreira da Silva
Soccer
25-Jan-1942 5-Jan-2014 Top euro soccer scorer 1968 and 1973
Horace Silver
Jazz Musician
2-Sep-1928 18-Jun-2014 Song For My Father
Donald Sinden
Actor
9-Oct-1923 11-Sep-2014 Two's Company
Alfred A. Slifka
Business
1932 9-Mar-2014 Chairman of Global Partners, 2005-14
George Sluizer
Film Director
25-Jun-1932 20-Sep-2014 The Vanishing
Fred Sommers
Philosopher
1-Jan-1923 2-Oct-2014 The Logic of Natural Language
Larry Speakes
Government
13-Sep-1939 10-Jan-2014 White House Press Secretary for Ronald Reagan
John Spencer-Churchill
Aristocrat
13-Apr-1926 16-Oct-2014 11th Duke of Marlborough
John Sperling
Business
9-Jan-1921 22-Aug-2014 Founder, University of Phoenix
Alfredo Di Stéfano
Soccer
4-Jul-1926 7-Jul-2014 Real Madrid legend
Michael L. Strang
Politician
17-Jun-1929 12-Jan-2014 Congressman from Colorado, 1985-87
Marcia Strassman
Actor
28-Apr-1948 24-Oct-2014 Welcome Back, Kotter
Robert S. Strauss
Diplomat
19-Oct-1918 19-Mar-2014 US Ambassador to Russia, 1991-92
Theodore H. Strauss
Business
5-Feb-1925 5-Sep-2014 Sr. Managing Director, Bear Stearns
Elaine Stritch
Actor
2-Feb-1925 17-Jul-2014 Two's Company
Adolfo Suárez
Head of State
25-Sep-1932 23-Mar-2014 Prime Minister of Spain, 1982-91
Edmund Cardinal Szoka
Religion
14-Sep-1927 20-Aug-2014 Archbishop of Detroit, 1981-90
Meshach Taylor
Actor
11-Apr-1947 28-Jun-2014 Anthony Bouvier on Designing Women
Joseph P. Teasdale
Politician
29-Mar-1936 8-May-2014 Governor of Missouri, 1977-81
Shirley Temple
Actor
23-Apr-1928 10-Feb-2014 Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm
Kenneth Tomlinson
Business
3-Aug-1944 1-May-2014 Corporation for Public Broadcasting
James Traficant
Politician
8-May-1941 27-Sep-2014 Disgraced former Ohio Congressman
Ultimate Warrior
Wrestling
16-Jun-1959 8-Apr-2014 WWF wrestler, conservative activist
Garrick Utley
Journalist
19-Nov-1939 20-Feb-2014 NBC correspondent for 30 years
Jerry Vale
Singer
8-Jul-1932 18-May-2014 Romantic ballad singer
John Vasconcellos
Politician
11-May-1932 24-May-2014 California State Legislator
Tito Vilanova
Soccer
17-Sep-1968 25-Apr-2014 Manager of FC Barcelona, 2012-13
Ralph Waite
Actor
22-Jun-1928 13-Feb-2014 John Walton, Sr. on The Waltons
John Anthony Walker
Spy
28-Jul-1937 28-Aug-2014 Naval CWO, spy for the Soviet Union
Eli Wallach
Actor
7-Dec-1915 24-Jun-2014 The Magnificent Seven
Lawrence E. Walsh
Government
8-Jan-1912 19-Mar-2014 Independent Prosecutor for Iran-Contra
Murray L. Weidenbaum
Economist
10-Feb-1927 20-Mar-2014 Council of Economic Advisers, 1981-82
Gough Whitlam
Head of State
11-Jul-1916 21-Oct-2014 Prime Minister of Australia, 1972-75
Robin Williams
Comic
21-Jul-1951 11-Aug-2014 Mork from Ork
Ralph Wilson, Jr.
Football
17-Oct-1918 25-Mar-2014 Founding Owner, Buffalo Bills
Johnny Winter
Guitarist
23-Jan-1944 16-Jul-2014 Blues guitarist
Bobby Womack
Singer
4-Mar-1944 27-Jun-2014 R&B guitarist and songwriter
George C. Wortley
Politician
8-Dec-1926 21-Jan-2014 Congressman from New York, 1981-89
Patrice Wymore
Actor
17-Dec-1926 22-Mar-2014 Ocean's Eleven
Saul Zaentz
Film/TV Producer
28-Feb-1921 3-Jan-2014 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Lorenzo H. Zambrano
Business
27-Mar-1944 14-May-2014 CEO of Cemex
Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.
Actor
30-Nov-1918 2-May-2014 The F.B.I.
Don Zimmer
Baseball
17-Jan-1931 4-Jun-2014 Red Sox, Padres, Cubs, manager
China Zorrilla
Actor
14-Mar-1922 17-Sep-2014 Elsa & Fred


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