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Howard Hughes

Howard HughesAKA Howard Robard Hughes, Jr.

Born: 24-Sep-1905 [1]
Birthplace: Humble, TX
Died: 5-Apr-1976
Location of death: en route to Houston, TX
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Glenwood Cemetery, Houston, TX

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Insane billionaire


[1] Hughes claimed his birthday was Christmas Eve, but according to his baptismal records he was actually born on the more mundane date of September 24.

Father: Howard Robard Hughes, Sr. (d. 14-Jan-1924, heart attack)
Mother: Allene Gano (d. 29-Mar-1922)
Wife: Ella Rice (m. 1-Jun-1925, div 9-Dec-1929)
Wife:
Terry Moore (secretly m. 1949, according to her)
Wife: Jean Peters (actress, m. 12-Jan-1957, div. 18-Jun-1971)
Wife: Billie Dove
Girlfriend: Carole Lombard
Girlfriend: Marian Marsh
Girlfriend: Ida Lupino
Girlfriend: Lillian Bond
Girlfriend: Mary Rogers
Girlfriend: Nancy Belle Bayly
Girlfriend: Katharine Hepburn
Girlfriend: Ava Gardner
Girlfriend: Yvonne Shubert
Girlfriend: Olivia de Havilland

    High School: Thacher School, Ojai, CA
    University: California Institute of Technology
    University: Rice University

    Hughes Electronics
    TWA
    RKO Radio Pictures
    American Airlines copilot for two months, summer 1932
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute Founder (1953-)
    Young Men's Christian Association joined in his youth
    Congressional Gold Medal 1939
    National Aviation Hall of Fame 1973
    Ticker-Tape Parade 15-Jul-1938
    Plane Crash Lake Mead, NV (16-May-1943)
    Nervous Breakdown 1944
    Plane Crash XF-11 prototype Beverly Hills, CA (7-Jul-1946)
    Vasectomy 1955
    Nervous Breakdown 1958
    Watergate Scandal
    Vehicular Manslaughter Los Angeles, CA 11-Jul-1936, no charges filed
    Autopsy
    English Ancestry Paternal
    French Ancestry Maternal
    Welsh Ancestry Paternal
    Risk Factors: Insomnia, Syphilis, Mysophobia

    FILMOGRAPHY AS DIRECTOR
    The Outlaw (5-Feb-1943)
    Hell's Angels (27-May-1930)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Tribulation 99: Alien Anomalies Under America (27-Nov-1992) · Himself

Rotten Library Page:
Howard Hughes

Is the subject of books:
Citizen Hughes, 1985, BY: Michael Drosnin
Empire: The Life, Legend, and Madness of Howard Hughes, 1979, BY: Donald Barlett and James Steele
I Caught Flies For Howard Hughes, 1976, BY: Ron Kistler (Hughes' personal assistant)


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