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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Brian "Crush" Adams
Wrestling
4-Apr-1964 13-Aug-2007 WWE wrestler
Robert Adler
Physicist
4-Dec-1913 15-Feb-2007 Invented wireless remote control
Alex Agase
Football
27-Mar-1922 3-May-2007 Head Coach at Northwestern, Purdue
Lloyd Alexander
Novelist
30-Jan-1924 17-May-2007 The Chronicles of Prydain
Robert O. Anderson
Business
13-Apr-1917 2-Dec-2007 CEO of ARCO, 1966-86
William Robert Anderson
Military
17-Jun-1921 25-Feb-2007 Commander, USS Nautilus
Momofuku Ando
Business
5-Mar-1910 5-Jan-2007 Inventor of instant noodle soup
Tige Andrews
Actor
19-Mar-1920 27-Jan-2007 Capt. Greer on The Mod Squad
Barbara Cox Anthony
Business
8-Dec-1922 28-May-2007 Cox Enterprises billionaire
Michelangelo Antonioni
Film Director
29-Sep-1912 30-Jul-2007 Professione: reporter
Brooke Astor
Philanthropist
30-Mar-1902 13-Aug-2007 Heiress, philanthropist
J. D. Roy Atchison
Government
28-Aug-1954 5-Oct-2007 Assistant US Attorney
Warren Avis
Business
4-Aug-1915 24-Apr-2007 Founder of Avis Rent A Car
John Backus
Computer Programmer
3-Dec-1924 17-Mar-2007 Inventor of BNF, led FORTRAN team
Elliott Baker
Novelist
15-Dec-1922 9-Feb-2007 A Fine Madness
Tammy Faye Bakker
Religion
7-Mar-1942 20-Jul-2007 Wife of Jim Bakker
Alan Ball
Soccer
12-May-1945 24-Apr-2007 English footballer, 1966 World Cup
Rose Bampton
Singer
28-Nov-1907 21-Aug-2007 Operatic soprano
Raymond Barre
Head of State
12-Apr-1924 23-Aug-2007 Prime Minister of France, 1976-81
Jean Baudrillard
Philosopher
29-Jul-1929 6-Mar-2007 Simulacra and Simulation
Robin Beard
Politician
21-Aug-1939 16-Jun-2007 Congressman from Tennessee, 1973-83
Rod Beck
Baseball
3-Aug-1968 23-Jun-2007 MLB relief pitcher
Maurice Béjart
Choreographer
1-Jan-1927 22-Nov-2007 Innovative ballet choreographer
Bruce Bennett
Actor
19-May-1906 24-Feb-2007 Played Tarzan in 1930s movie serials
Chris Benoit
Wrestling
21-May-1967 25-Jun-2007 WWE wrestler, murder/suicide
Nancy Benoit
Wrestling
21-May-1964 22-Jun-2007 Wife, murder victim of Chris Benoit
Ingmar Bergman
Film Director
14-Jul-1918 30-Jul-2007 Scenes from a Marriage
Benazir Bhutto
Head of State
21-Jun-1953 27-Dec-2007 Former prime minister of Pakistan
John Biffen
Politician
3-Nov-1930 14-Aug-2007 Leader, House of Commons, 1982-87
Big Moe
Rapper
27-Jun-1974 14-Oct-2007 Sippin' Codeine
Joey Bishop
Comic
3-Feb-1918 17-Oct-2007 Rat Pack member
Janet Blair
Actor
23-Apr-1921 19-Feb-2007 Night of the Eagle
Edward A. Brennan
Business
16-Jan-1934 27-Dec-2007 CEO of Sears Roebuck, 1984-95
Gay Brewer
Golf
19-Mar-1932 31-Aug-2007 Winner, 1967 Masters Tournament
Teresa Brewer
Singer
7-May-1931 17-Oct-2007 Till I Waltz Again with You
Daniel Brewster
Politician
23-Nov-1923 19-Aug-2007 US Senator from Maryland, 1963-69
Jean-Claude Brialy
Actor
30-Mar-1933 30-May-2007 Une femme est une femme
Roscoe Lee Browne
Actor
2-May-1925 11-Apr-2007 Character actor, 1960s to 2000s
Carol Bruce
Singer
15-Nov-1919 9-Oct-2007 Singer with seven decade career
Art Buchwald
Columnist
20-Oct-1925 17-Jan-2007 Syndicated columnist and humorist
Frank W. Burke
Politician
1-Jun-1920 29-Jun-2007 Mayor of Louisville, 1969-1973
Patricia M. Byrne
Diplomat
1-Jun-1925 23-Nov-2007 US Ambassador to Burma, 1979-83
Tommy Byrne
Baseball
31-Dec-1919 20-Dec-2007 MLB pitcher, Mayor of Wake Forest
Philip Callow
Novelist
26-Oct-1924 22-Sep-2007 A Pledge for the Earth
Ron Carey
Actor
11-Dec-1935 16-Jan-2007 Officer Levitt on Barney Miller
Kitty Carlisle
Singer
3-Sep-1910 18-Apr-2007 A Night at the Opera
Julia Carson
Politician
8-Jul-1938 15-Dec-2007 Congresswoman from Indiana, 1997-2007
Jean-Pierre Cassel
Actor
27-Oct-1932 19-Apr-2007 The Crimson Rivers
Alfred Chandler
Historian
15-Sep-1918 9-May-2007 Business historian
Lonny Chapman
Actor
1-Oct-1920 12-Oct-2007 American character actor
Sri Chinmoy
Religion
27-Aug-1931 11-Oct-2007 Meditation guru
Seung-Hui Cho
Criminal
18-Jan-1984 16-Apr-2007 Virginia Tech Massacre
Liz Claiborne
Fashion Designer
31-Mar-1929 26-Jun-2007 Founder of Liz Claiborne, Inc.
Donald D. Clancy
Politician
24-Jul-1921 12-Jun-2007 Congressman from Ohio, 1961-77
Bob Clark
Film Director
5-Aug-1941 4-Apr-2007 A Christmas Story
Claudia Cohen
Columnist
16-Dec-1950 15-Jun-2007 Gossip columnist
Alice Coltrane
Jazz Musician
27-Aug-1937 12-Jan-2007 Musician and widow of John Coltrane
John Compton
Head of State
29-Apr-1925 7-Sep-2007 Many-time Prime Minister of St. Lucia
Darlene Conley
Actor
18-Jul-1934 14-Jan-2007 The Bold and the Beautiful
Shirl Conway
Actor
13-Jun-1916 7-May-2007 Liz Thorpe on The Nurses
F. Albert Cotton
Chemist
9-Apr-1930 20-Feb-2007 Metal-metal bonds
Odile Crick
Artist
11-Aug-1920 5-Jul-2007 Sketched the double helix
John H. Crimmins
Diplomat
26-Nov-1919 12-Dec-2007 US Ambassador to Brazil, 1973-78
William J. Crowe, Jr.
Government
2-Jan-1925 18-Oct-2007 US Navy Admiral
Disco D
Music Producer
21-Sep-1980 23-Jan-2007 Ghetto-tech DJ
Jo Ann Davis
Politician
29-Jun-1950 6-Oct-2007 Congresswoman from Virginia, 2001-07
Laraine Day
Actor
13-Oct-1920 10-Nov-2007 Foreign Correspondent
Yvonne De Carlo
Actor
1-Sep-1922 8-Jan-2007 Lily on The Munsters
Michael Deaver
Government
11-Apr-1938 18-Aug-2007 Reagan Deputy Chief of Staff
Calvert DeForest
Actor
23-Jul-1921 19-Mar-2007 Larry "Bud" Melman on Letterman
Brad Delp
Singer
12-Jun-1951 9-Mar-2007 Lead singer of Boston
Olcott H. Deming
Diplomat
28-Feb-1909 20-Mar-2007 First US Ambassador to Uganda, 1963-66
Bob Denard
Military
7-Apr-1929 13-Oct-2007 French mercenary
Harry S. Dent, Sr.
Government
21-Feb-1930 28-Sep-2007 Devised Nixon's Southern Strategy
Steven B. Derounian
Politician
6-Apr-1918 17-Apr-2007 Congressman from New York, 1953-65
Laura Devon
Actor
23-May-1931 19-Jul-2007 Red Line 7000
Michael Dibdin
Novelist
21-Mar-1947 30-Mar-2007 Aurelio Zen novels
Denny Doherty
Singer
29-Nov-1940 19-Jan-2007 The Mamas and the Papas
Eleonora Rossi Drago
Actor
23-Sep-1925 2-Dec-2007 Violent Summer
Robert Drinan
Politician
15-Nov-1920 28-Jan-2007 Jesuit priest, Massachusetts Congressman
Lucky Dube
Singer
3-Aug-1964 18-Oct-2007 South African reggae star
Kevin DuBrow
Singer
29-Oct-1955 25-Nov-2007 Lead singer, Quiet Riot
Jennifer Dunn
Politician
29-Jul-1941 5-Sep-2007 Congresswoman from Washington, 1993-2005
Thomas Eagleton
Politician
4-Sep-1929 4-Mar-2007 US Senator from Missouri, 1969-87
Albert Ellis
Psychologist
27-Sep-1913 24-Jul-2007 Rational emotive behavior therapy
Paul Erdman
Economist
19-May-1932 23-Apr-2007 The Billion Dollar Sure Thing
Michael Evans
Actor
27-Jul-1920 4-Sep-2007 The Young and the Restless
Ray Evans
Songwriter
4-Feb-1915 15-Feb-2007 Que Sera Sera
Jerry Falwell
Religion
11-Aug-1933 15-May-2007 Television evangelist
Joseph S. Farland
Diplomat
11-Aug-1914 28-Jan-2007 US Ambassador to Iran, 1972-73
Glenn W. Ferguson
Educator
28-Jan-1929 20-Dec-2007 University president, Ambassador to Kenya
Fernando Fernán-Gómez
Actor
28-Aug-1921 21-Nov-2007 Voyage to Nowhere
Gianfranco Ferrè
Fashion Designer
15-Aug-1944 17-Jun-2007 Italian fashion designer
Hans Filbinger
Politician
15-Sep-1913 1-Apr-2007 Disgraced German politician
Ernst Otto Fischer
Chemist
10-Nov-1918 23-Jul-2007 Organometallic "sandwich" compounds
Hal Fishman
Journalist
25-Aug-1931 7-Aug-2007 Los Angeles TV news anchor
Steven Florio
Publisher
19-Apr-1949 27-Dec-2007 CEO of Condé Nast, 1995-2005
John Flynn
Film Director
14-Mar-1932 4-Apr-2007 Brainscan
Jack Flynt
Politician
8-Nov-1914 24-Jun-2007 Congressman from Georgia, 1954-79
Dan Fogelberg
Musician
13-Aug-1951 16-Dec-2007 Leader Of The Band
Steve Fossett
Aviator
22-Apr-1944 3-Sep-2007 First to cross Pacific in a balloon
Bill France, Jr.
Auto Racing
4-Apr-1933 4-Jun-2007 CEO of NASCAR, 1972-2003
Freddie Francis
Film Director
22-Dec-1917 17-Mar-2007 Dracula Has Risen from the Grave
Ernest Gallo
Business
18-Mar-1909 6-Mar-2007 Billionaire winemaker
Rosemary Gatenby
Novelist
8-Oct-1919 3-Jan-2007 The Season of Danger
Pierre-Gilles de Gennes
Physicist
24-Oct-1932 18-May-2007 Molecular structure of polymers
Alice Ghostley
Actor
14-Aug-1926 21-Sep-2007 Bernice Clifton on Designing Women
Paul Gillmor
Politician
1-Feb-1939 5-Sep-2007 Congressman from Ohio, 1989-2007
Ian Gilmour
Politician
8-Jul-1926 21-Sep-2007 Baron Gilmour of Craigmillar
Robert Goulet
Singer
26-Nov-1933 30-Oct-2007 Baritone star of stage and screen
Dabbs Greer
Actor
2-Apr-1917 28-Apr-2007 Rev. Alden on Little House
Merv Griffin
Talk Show Host
6-Jul-1925 12-Aug-2007 The Merv Griffin Show and Jeopardy
Charles B. Griffith
Screenwriter
23-Sep-1930 28-Sep-2007 Little Shop of Horrors
George Grizzard
Actor
1-Apr-1928 2-Oct-2007 Advise and Consent
Gilbert Gude
Politician
9-Mar-1923 7-Jun-2007 Congressman from Maryland, 1967-77
Jerry Hadley
Singer
16-Jun-1952 18-Jul-2007 Operatic tenor
David Halberstam
Journalist
10-Apr-1934 23-Apr-2007 The Powers That Be
Bobby Hamilton
Auto Racing
29-May-1957 7-Jan-2007 NASCAR driver, 1988-2006
Elizabeth Hardwick
Critic
27-Jul-1916 2-Dec-2007 Seduction and Betrayal
Curtis Harrington
Film Director
17-Dec-1922 6-May-2007 Voyage to the Prehistoric Planet
Mark Harris
Novelist
19-Nov-1922 30-May-2007 Bang the Drum Slowly
Johnny Hart
Cartoonist
18-Feb-1931 7-Apr-2007 The Wizard of Id, B.C.
Bill Hartack
Jockey
9-Dec-1932 26-Nov-2007 Five-time Kentucky Derby winner
Augustus F. Hawkins
Politician
31-Aug-1907 10-Nov-2007 Congressman from California, 1963-91
Lee Hazlewood
Music Producer
9-Jul-1929 4-Aug-2007 Cowboy in Sweden
Leona Helmsley
Business
4-Jul-1920 20-Aug-2007 Queen of Mean
Walter Hendl
Conductor
12-Jan-1917 10-Apr-2007 Music Director, Dallas Symphony, 1949-58
Kenneth J. Hendricks
Business
8-Sep-1941 21-Dec-2007 Billionaire, ABC Supply
Don Herbert
TV Personality
10-Jul-1917 12-Jun-2007 Mr. Wizard
Christian Herter, Jr.
Government
29-Jan-1919 16-Sep-2007 First Chairman, New York Urban Coalition
James Hillier
Physicist
22-Aug-1915 15-Jan-2007 Electron microscope
Don Ho
Singer
13-Aug-1930 14-Apr-2007 Hawaiian crooner, Tiny Bubbles
Peter Hoagland
Politician
17-Nov-1941 30-Oct-2007 Congressman from Nebraska, 1989-95
Terry Hoeppner
Football
19-Aug-1947 19-Jun-2007 Hoosiers Head Coach, 2005-07
Rex Humbard
Religion
13-Aug-1919 21-Sep-2007 Televangelist
William L. Hungate
Politician
14-Dec-1922 22-Jun-2007 Congressman from Missouri, 1964-77
E. Howard Hunt
Criminal
9-Oct-1918 23-Jan-2007 Coordinated Watergate break-in
Gareth Hunt
Actor
7-Feb-1942 14-Mar-2007 The New Avengers
Betty Hutton
Actor
26-Feb-1921 11-Mar-2007 Incendiary Blonde
Henry Hyde
Politician
18-Apr-1924 29-Nov-2007 Congressman from Illinois, 1975-2007
John Inman
Actor
28-Jun-1935 8-Mar-2007 Are You Being Served?
Itcho Ito
Politician
23-Aug-1945 18-Apr-2007 Mayor of Nagasaki, 1995-2007
Molly Ivins
Columnist
30-Aug-1944 31-Jan-2007 Loudmouthed Texas dame
Richard Jeni
Comic
14-Apr-1957 10-Mar-2007 A Big Steaming Pile of Me
Richard Jewell
Victim
17-Nov-1962 29-Aug-2007 Innocent security guard blamed for bombing
Dennis Johnson
Basketball
18-Sep-1954 22-Feb-2007 Boston Celtics
Lady Bird Johnson
First Lady
22-Dec-1912 11-Jul-2007 Wife of US President Lyndon Baines Johnson
Tom Johnson
Hockey
18-Feb-1928 21-Nov-2007 NHL Hall of Famer, coach
Elizabeth Jolley
Novelist
4-Jun-1923 13-Feb-2007 Mr. Scobie's Riddle
Griffith Jones
Actor
19-Nov-1909 30-Jan-2007 I Became a Criminal
Jim Jontz
Politician
18-Dec-1951 14-Apr-2007 Congressman from Indiana, 1987-93
Robert Jordan
Author
17-Oct-1948 16-Sep-2007 Wheel of Time series
Philip M. Kaiser
Diplomat
12-Jul-1913 24-May-2007 US Ambassador to Austria, 1980-81
D. James Kennedy
Religion
3-Nov-1930 5-Sep-2007 Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church
Deborah Kerr
Actor
30-Sep-1921 16-Oct-2007 From Here to Eternity
Majid Khadduri
Scholar
1908 25-Jan-2007 Middle East scholar
Mohammed Jamal Khalifa
Relative
1-Feb-1957 31-Jan-2007 Osama bin Laden's brother-in-law
Michael Kidd
Choreographer
12-Aug-1915 23-Dec-2007 Award-winning choreographer
Thomas S. Kleppe
Politician
1-Jul-1919 2-Mar-2007 US Secretary of the Interior, 1975-77
Evel Knievel
Daredevil
17-Oct-1938 30-Nov-2007 Daredevil and one-time action figure
Teddy Kollek
Politician
27-May-1911 2-Jan-2007 Mayor of Jerusalem, 1965-93
Arthur Kornberg
Scientist
3-Mar-1918 26-Oct-2007 Synthesized DNA
Bowie Kuhn
Baseball
28-Oct-1926 15-Mar-2007 Commissioner of Baseball, 1969-84
Madeleine L'Engle
Author
29-Nov-1918 6-Sep-2007 A Wrinkle In Time
Frankie Laine
Singer
30-Mar-1913 6-Feb-2007 Moonlight Gambler, Rawhide
Antonio Lamer
Judge
8-Jul-1933 24-Nov-2007 Chief Justice of Canada, 1990-2000
Charles Lane
Actor
26-Jan-1905 9-Jul-2007 Grumpy character actor
Paul C. Lauterbur
Scientist
6-May-1929 27-Mar-2007 Magnetic resonance imaging
Ira Levin
Novelist
27-Aug-1929 12-Nov-2007 Rosemary's Baby
Goh Tong Lim
Business
c. 1917 23-Oct-2007 Malaysian casino billionaire
Moira Lister
Actor
6-Aug-1923 27-Oct-2007 Seven Waves Away
Calvin Lockhart
Actor
18-Sep-1934 29-Mar-2007 Uptown Saturday Night
Jean-Marie Lustiger
Religion
17-Sep-1926 5-Aug-2007 Archbishop of Paris, 1981-2005
Alan G. MacDiarmid
Chemist
14-Apr-1927 7-Feb-2007 Metallic polymers
James Mackay
Historian
21-Nov-1936 12-Aug-2007 Plagiarising historian
Norman Mailer
Author
31-Jan-1923 10-Nov-2007 Armies of the Night
Theodore Maiman
Physicist
11-Jul-1927 5-May-2007 Built the first working laser
Delbert Mann
Film Director
30-Jan-1920 11-Nov-2007 That Touch of Mink
Martin Manulis
Film/TV Producer
30-May-1915 28-Sep-2007 Creator of Playhouse 90
Marcel Marceau
Performance Artist
22-Mar-1923 22-Sep-2007 Mime, created Bip the clown
Kerwin Mathews
Actor
8-Jan-1926 5-Jul-2007 The 7th Voyage of Sinbad
Lois Maxwell
Actor
14-Feb-1927 29-Sep-2007 Miss Moneypenny
Wiley Mayne
Politician
19-Jan-1917 27-May-2007 Congressman from Iowa, 1967-75
Edward McGaffigan
Government
8-Dec-1948 2-Sep-2007 NRC Commissioner, 1996-2007
Max McGee
Football
16-Jul-1932 20-Oct-2007 Former WR, Green Bay Packers
Robert B. McGehee
Business
c. 1943 9-Oct-2007 CEO of Progress Energy, 2004-07
John J. McLaughry
Football
8-Apr-1917 28-Nov-2007 Head Coach at Brown, 1959-66
Barbara McNair
Singer
4-Mar-1934 4-Feb-2007 You're Gonna Love My Baby
Robert E. McNair
Politician
14-Dec-1923 17-Nov-2007 Governor of South Carolina, 1965-71
Colin McRae
Auto Racing
5-Aug-1968 15-Sep-2007 Scottish rally car champion
Gian-Carlo Menotti
Composer
7-Jul-1911 1-Feb-2007 The Saint of Bleecker Street
William Meredith
Poet
9-Jan-1919 30-May-2007 Partial Accounts
Thomas J. Meskill
Politician
30-Jan-1928 29-Oct-2007 Governor of Connecticut, 1971-75
Pierre Messmer
Head of State
20-Mar-1916 29-Aug-2007 Prime Minister of France, 1972-74
Jack Metcalf
Politician
30-Nov-1927 15-Mar-2007 Congressman from Washington, 1995-2001
James W. Michaels
Journalist
17-Jun-1921 2-Oct-2007 Longtime Forbes editor
Diane Middlebrook
Author
16-Apr-1939 15-Dec-2007 Biographer of Anne Sexton
Juanita Millender-McDonald
Politician
7-Sep-1938 22-Apr-2007 Congresswoman from California, 1996-2007
Stanley Miller
Chemist
7-Mar-1930 20-May-2007 Miller-Urey Experiment
Joseph G. Minish
Politician
1-Sep-1916 24-Nov-2007 Congressman from New Jersey, 1963-85
Jim Mitchell
Film Director
30-Nov-1943 12-Jul-2007 Pornographer; shot and killed brother Artie
Parren J. Mitchell
Politician
29-Apr-1922 28-May-2007 Congressman from Maryland, 1971-87
Kiichi Miyazawa
Head of State
8-Oct-1919 28-Jun-2007 Prime Minister of Japan, 1991-93
Kieron Moore
Actor
5-Oct-1924 15-Jul-2007 The League of Gentlemen
James M. Moran
Business
8-Aug-1918 24-Apr-2007 JM Family Enterprises
Barry Nelson
Actor
16-Apr-1920 7-Apr-2007 Yank on the Burma Road
Dick Nolan
Football
26-Mar-1932 11-Nov-2007 49ers Head Coach, 1968-75
Charlie Norwood
Politician
27-Jul-1941 13-Feb-2007 Congressman from Georgia, 1995-2007
Parry O'Brien
Track and Field
28-Jan-1932 21-Apr-2007 Revolutionized the shot put
William A. O'Neill
Politician
11-Aug-1930 24-Nov-2007 Governor of Connecticut, 1980-91
Al Oerter
Track and Field
19-Sep-1936 1-Oct-2007 Four-time Olympic discus gold medalist
Tillie Olsen
Author
14-Jan-1913 1-Jan-2007 Tell Me a Riddle
Donald E. Osterbrock
Astronomer
13-Jul-1924 11-Jan-2007 Director of Lick Observatory, 1973-81
Bohdan Paczynski
Astronomer
8-Feb-1940 19-Apr-2007 Gravitational microlensing
Grace Paley
Author
11-Dec-1922 22-Aug-2007 The Little Disturbances of Man
Pief Panofsky
Physicist
24-Apr-1919 24-Sep-2007 Stanford Linear Accelerator
Maurice Papon
Criminal
3-Sep-1910 17-Feb-2007 Vichy war criminal
Lee Patterson
Actor
31-Mar-1929 14-Feb-2007 One Life to Live
Luciano Pavarotti
Singer
12-Oct-1935 6-Sep-2007 Operatic tenor
Alfred Peet
Business
10-Mar-1920 27-Aug-2007 Founder of Peet's Coffee & Tea
Oscar Peterson
Jazz Musician
15-Aug-1925 24-Dec-2007 Maharajah of the keyboard
Boris Pickett
Singer/Songwriter
11-Feb-1938 25-Apr-2007 Monster Mash
Pimp C
Rapper
29-Dec-1973 4-Dec-2007 Half of UGK
Sam Pollock
Hockey
25-Dec-1925 15-Aug-2007 GM of Montreal Canadiens, 1964-78
Carlo Ponti
Film/TV Producer
11-Dec-1910 10-Jan-2007 Doctor Zhivago
Tom Poston
Actor
17-Oct-1921 30-Apr-2007 Handyman on Newhart
Mala Powers
Actor
20-Dec-1931 11-Jun-2007 Cyrano de Bergerac
Tose Proeski
Singer
25-Jan-1981 16-Oct-2007 Macedonian pop star
Skip Prosser
Basketball
3-Nov-1950 26-Jul-2007 Xavier, Wake Forest Head Coach
Calvin L. Rampton
Politician
6-Nov-1913 16-Sep-2007 Governor of Utah, 1965-77
Boots Randolph
Musician
3-Jun-1927 3-Jul-2007 Yakety Sax
Paul Raven
Bassist
16-Jan-1961 20-Oct-2007 Bassist for Killing Joke, Ministry
Mike Reid
Actor
19-Jan-1940 29-Jul-2007 Frank Butcher on EastEnders
Charles Nelson Reilly
Actor
13-Jan-1931 25-May-2007 Flamboyant Match Game panelist
Ian Richardson
Actor
7-Apr-1934 9-Feb-2007 House of Cards
George Rieveschl
Chemist
9-Jan-1916 27-Sep-2007 Discovered Benadryl
Jim Ringo
Football
21-Nov-1931 19-Nov-2007 NFL Hall of Famer
Phil Rizzuto
Baseball
25-Sep-1916 14-Aug-2007 American League MVP, 1950
Max Roach
Jazz Musician
10-Jan-1924 16-Aug-2007 Enduring jazz drummer
James O. Robbins
Business
c. 1942 10-Oct-2007 President of Cox Communications, 1985-2005
Eddie Robinson
Football
13-Feb-1919 3-Apr-2007 Grambling Head Coach, 1941-97
Percy Rodriguez
Actor
13-Jun-1918 6-Sep-2007 Afro-Canadian actor
William D. Rogers
Diplomat
12-May-1927 22-Sep-2007 Under Secretary of State, 1976-77
Richard Rorty
Philosopher
4-Oct-1931 8-Jun-2007 Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature
Stuart Rosenberg
Film Director
11-Aug-1927 15-Mar-2007 Cool Hand Luke
Mstislav Rostropovich
Cellist
27-Mar-1927 27-Apr-2007 Cellist and conductor
Jane Rule
Author
28-Mar-1931 27-Nov-2007 Desert of the Heart
Aaron Russo
Film/TV Producer
14-Feb-1943 24-Aug-2007 Libertarian filmmaker
Fred Saberhagen
Novelist
18-May-1930 29-Jun-2007 Berserker series
George E. Sangmeister
Politician
16-Feb-1931 7-Oct-2007 Congressman from Illinois, 1989-95
Audrey Santo
Victim
19-Dec-1983 14-Apr-2007 Miracle girl in a coma
John D. Scanlan
Diplomat
20-Dec-1927 20-Nov-2007 US Ambassador to Yugoslavia, 1985-89
Wally Schirra
Astronaut
12-Mar-1923 3-May-2007 Commander of Apollo 7
Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
Historian
15-Oct-1917 28-Feb-2007 The Age of Roosevelt
David Hans Schmidt
Business
27-May-1960 28-Sep-2007 Celebrity porn broker
Gordon Scott
Actor
3-Aug-1926 30-Apr-2007 Played Tarzan, 1955-60
Charles E. Scripps
Business
27-Jan-1920 3-Feb-2007 E. W. Scripps scion
Michael Seaton
Astronomer
16-Jun-1923 29-May-2007 Opacity Project
Michel Serrault
Actor
24-Jan-1928 29-Jul-2007 La cage aux folles
Mohammed Zahir Shah
Royalty
16-Oct-1914 23-Jul-2007 King of Afghanistan, 1933-73
Melville Shavelson
Film Director
1-Apr-1917 8-Aug-2007 Yours, Mine and Ours
Chandra Shekhar
Head of State
1-Jul-1927 8-Jul-2007 Prime Minister of India, 1990-91
Sidney Sheldon
Author
11-Feb-1917 30-Jan-2007 Annie Get Your Gun
William Sheluck, Jr.
Business
c. 1941 29-Dec-2007 CEO of Nationar, 1983-93
Thomas P. Shoesmith
Diplomat
25-Jan-1922 26-Apr-2007 US Ambassador to Malaysia, 1983-87
Andy Sidaris
Film Director
20-Feb-1931 7-Mar-2007 Hard Ticket to Hawaii
Kai M. Siegbahn
Physicist
20-Apr-1918 20-Jul-2007 Electron spectroscopy
Joel Siegel
Critic
7-Jul-1943 29-Jun-2007 Film critic
Ricky Silberman
Activist
1937 18-Feb-2007 Cofounder, Independent Women's Forum
Beverly Sills
Singer
25-May-1929 2-Jul-2007 Soprano at the New York City Opera
Elliott P. Skinner
Scholar
20-Jun-1924 1-Apr-2007 US Ambassador to Upper Volta, 1966-69
George Smathers
Politician
14-Nov-1913 20-Jan-2007 US Senator from Florida, 1951-69
Anna Nicole Smith
Model
28-Nov-1967 8-Feb-2007 Addled golddigger
Ian Smith
Head of State
8-Apr-1919 20-Nov-2007 Rhodesian Prime Minister, 1965-79
Roger Smith
Business
12-Jul-1925 29-Nov-2007 CEO of General Motors, 1980-90
Gene Snyder
Politician
26-Jan-1928 16-Feb-2007 Congressman from Kentucky, 1967-87
Tom Snyder
Talk Show Host
12-May-1936 29-Jul-2007 The Tomorrow Show
Lewis C. Solmon
Economist
17-Jul-1942 17-Dec-2007 Education reformer
Brett Somers
Actor
11-Jul-1924 15-Sep-2007 Match Game fixture
Chauncey Starr
Physicist
14-Apr-1912 17-Apr-2007 Electric Power Research Institute
Karlheinz Stockhausen
Composer
22-Aug-1928 5-Dec-2007 Influential avant-garde composer
Robert E. Sweeney
Politician
4-Nov-1924 30-Jun-2007 Congressman from Ohio, 1965-67
Sean Taylor
Football
1-Apr-1983 27-Nov-2007 Washington Redskins safety, murdered 2007
Zola Taylor
Singer
17-Mar-1934 30-Apr-2007 The Platters
Craig Thomas
Politician
17-Feb-1933 4-Jun-2007 US Senator from Wyoming, 1995-2007
Hank Thompson
Country Musician
3-Sep-1925 6-Nov-2007 Honky Tonk Swing musician
Gaston Thorn
Head of State
3-Sep-1928 26-Aug-2007 Prime Minister of Luxembourg, 1974-79
Billy Thorpe
Musician
29-Mar-1946 28-Feb-2007 Children of the Sun
Paul Tibbets
Military
23-Feb-1915 1-Nov-2007 Pilot of the Enola Gay
Ike Turner
Musician
5-Nov-1931 12-Dec-2007 River Deep, Mountain High
Miyoshi Umeki
Actor
3-Apr-1929 28-Aug-2007 Sayonara
Sigrid Valdis
Actor
21-Sep-1935 14-Oct-2007 Hilda on Hogan's Heroes
Jack Valenti
Business
5-Sep-1921 26-Apr-2007 Presidential advisor, headed the MPAA
Guy Vander Jagt
Politician
26-Aug-1931 22-Jun-2007 Congressman from Michigan, 1966-93
Charles Vanik
Politician
7-Apr-1913 30-Aug-2007 Congressman from Ohio, 1955-81
C. William Verity
Government
26-Jan-1917 3-Jan-2007 US Secretary of Commerce, 1987-89
Robert Vesco
Criminal
4-Nov-1935 23-Nov-2007 Fugitive financier
Peter Viertel
Novelist
16-Nov-1920 4-Nov-2007 White Hunter, Black Heart
José Luis de Villalonga
Actor
29-Jan-1920 30-Aug-2007 Breakfast at Tiffany's
Kurt Vonnegut
Novelist
11-Nov-1922 11-Apr-2007 Slaughterhouse Five
Marvin Wachman
Educator
24-Mar-1917 22-Dec-2007 Temple University President, 1973-83
Porter Wagoner
Country Musician
12-Aug-1927 28-Oct-2007 The Thin Man from West Plains
Kurt Waldheim
Government
21-Dec-1918 14-Jun-2007 UN Secretary General, 1972-82
Ian Wallace
Drummer
29-Sep-1946 22-Feb-2007 Ex-Crimson and active session drummer
Bill Walsh
Football
30-Nov-1931 30-Jul-2007 49ers Head Coach, 1979-88
Helen Robson Walton
Relative
3-Dec-1919 19-Apr-2007 World's 13th richest person, 2005
Shawn Wang
Business
c. 1947 27-Dec-2007 CFO of Baidu, 2004-07
Coral Eugene Watts
Criminal
7-Nov-1953 21-Sep-2007 Maybe America's most prolific serial killer
Bernard Weatherill
Politician
25-Nov-1920 6-May-2007 Speaker of the House of Commons, 1983-92
Eugen Weber
Historian
24-Apr-1925 17-May-2007 The Western Tradition
Darrent Williams
Football
27-Sep-1982 1-Jan-2007 Murdered Denver Broncos cornerback
Bill Willis
Football
5-Oct-1921 27-Nov-2007 Cleveland Browns, NFL Hall of Famer
Dick Wilson
Actor
30-Jul-1916 19-Nov-2007 Mr. Whipple
Pete Wilson
Journalist
Apr-1945 20-Jul-2007 KGO -TV and AM anchor/host
Robert Anton Wilson
Author
18-Jan-1932 11-Jan-2007 Illuminatus Trilogy
Tony Wilson
TV Personality
20-Feb-1950 10-Aug-2007 Founder of Factory Records
Sherwin T. Wine
Religion
25-Jan-1928 21-Jul-2007 Humanistic Judaism
Louis Wolfson
Business
28-Jan-1912 30-Dec-2007 Business criminal, horse breeder
Nicholas Worth
Actor
4-Sep-1938 7-May-2007 Don't Answer the Phone!
Jane Wyman
Actor
5-Jan-1917 10-Sep-2007 Falcon Crest
Yahweh ben Yahweh
Religion
27-Oct-1935 7-May-2007 Nation of Yahweh
Douglas C. Yearley
Business
c. 1936 8-Oct-2007 CEO of Phelps Dodge, 1989-99
Boris Yeltsin
Head of State
1-Feb-1931 23-Apr-2007 First president of post-Soviet Russia
Robert A. Young III
Politician
27-Nov-1923 17-Oct-2007 Congressman from Missouri, 1977-87
Marvin Zindler
Journalist
10-Aug-1921 29-Jul-2007 Houston reporter, KTRK-TV


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