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-- b.8/27/1935 d.11/27/2014 (79)Screen/Scriptwriter, Movie ProducerMovie Titles: The Godfather, The Fury, Mommie Dearest
-- b.8/6/1929 d.10/28/1989 (60)Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright, Poet, African
Alfred Matthew "Weird Al" Yankovic
-- b.10/23/1959Comedy Writer, Satirist, Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Songwriter, Accordionist, Novelty SingerNames/Places: b. in Lynwood, CAMisc: Architect (degree); Pop music parodist of the 80s and beyond; no relation to FrankieSong Titles: King of Suede, I Lost on Jeopardy, One More Minute, Christmas at Ground Zero, Taco Grande, Bedrock Anthem, Achy Breaky Song, Amish Paradise, Gump, White and Nerdy, Foil, Tacky, Smells Like Nirvana, My Bologna, Yoda, Another One Rides the Bus, Eat It, Dare to Be Stupid, Ricky, Fat, Jurassic Park, The Saga Begins, I Love Rocky Road, Word Crimes, Like a SurgeonAlbum Titles: Weird Al Yankovic, In 3-D, Dare to Be Stupid, Polka Party!, Even Worse, UHF -Original Motion Picture Soundtrack and Other Stuff, Off the Deep End, Alapalooza, Bad Hair Day, Running With Scissors, Poodle Hat, Straight Outta Lynwood, Alpocalypse, Mandatory FunTV Shows: The Weird Al ShowMovie Titles: U.H.F.
-- b.4/24/1960 d.9/17/2000 (40)Writer, Rock-Pop Performer, EnglishNames/Places: b. in London; Bob Geldof's wife
William Butler Yeats
-- b.6/13/1865 d.1/28/1939 (73)Dramatist/Playwright, Poet, IrishNames/Places: d. in Menton, France
Barbara L. Yellott
-- b.9/30/1915 d.12/4/1993 (78)Author, Poet
-- b.9/5/1916 d.11/29/1991 (75)Novelist, Historian
Yevgeny Alelesandrovich Yevtushenko
-- b.7/18/1933 d.4/1/2017 N.S. (83)Poet, Russian
-- b.9/17/1967Writer, Actor, ProducerNames/Places: RN: Abdul-Malik Kashie YobaTV Shows: N.Y. Undercover (as Det. J.C. Williams), Empire (as Vernon Turner), Designated Survivor (as Jason Atwood)Movie Titles: Cool Runnings, Cop Land
-- b.??/??/????Screen/Scriptwriter, Actress, Songwriter, SingerNames/Places: aka Bird YorkTV Shows: The West Wing (as Andrea Wyatt)
-- b.2/22/1926 d.8/18/2015 N.S. (89)Screen/Scriptwriter, TV Producer/Director
-- b.6/3/1821 d.1/18/1887 (65)Author, EditorMisc: Popular Science Monthly founder
-- b.4/29/1885 d.11/25/1971 (86)Poet, Clergyman, Scotish
-- b.1/14/1866 d.12/29/1943 (77)Comic Strip Cartoonist, SatiristMisc: Political radical
-- b.9/11/1741 d.4/12/1820 (78)Writer, EnglishMisc: on agriculture, politics, and economics.
-- b.4/30/1940Painter, Author, Movie ActorNames/Places: b. in New York CityMovie Titles: Once Upon a Time in America, Rocky (series), Convoy
-- b.7/3/1683 d.4/5/1765 (81)Poet, English
Robert M. Young
-- b.11/22/1924Screenwriter, Producer/Director, CinematographerMovie Titles: Alambrista! (1977), Saving Grace (1986), Triumph of the Spirit (1989), Talent for the Game (1991), Roosters (1993), Slave of Dreams (1995), Caught (1996), American Me (1992).
-- b.6/20/1915 d.9/7/1994 (79)Screen/Scriptwriter, Movie Director, ChineseMovie Titles: Dr. No, Thunderball, From Russia With Love
Whitney Moore Young Jr.
-- b.7/31/1921 d.3/11/1971 (49)Author, Columnist, Civil Rights Leader, Social ReformerMisc: head of Urban League
-- b.6/8/1903 d.12/17/1987 (84)Writer, Essayist, Short Story Writer, Belgiumese
-- b.8/2/1960Illustrator, Author, Musician, Rock & Roll SingerGroup Names: Scratch Acid, The Jesus LizardAlbum Titles: Tonight You Look Like a Spider
-- b.1/14/1925 d.11/25/1970 (45)Novelist, JapaneseNames/Places: RN:Hiraoka KimitakeMisc: the most important Japanese novelist of the 20th century
-- b.8/22/1971Screenwriter, Actor, Producer, Martial ArtsMovie Titles: The Fast and the Furious, Die Another Day, Olympus Has Fallen, The Man with the Iron Fists