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-- b.4/27/1904 d.3/5/1968 (63)Executive, Music FigureMisc: King Records founder & manager
-- b.3/28/1790 d.3/20/1874 (83)Pioneer, Scout, Fur Trader
-- b.9/30/1732 N.S. d.4/9/1804 N.S. (71)Statesman, Financier, French, Swiss
-- b.4/17/1912 d.10/16/1992 (80)Businessperson, Music FigureMisc: tavern owner who became known as "The Godmother of the Chicago Blues".
Thomas Nelson Jr.
-- b.12/26/1738 d.1/4/1789 (50)Revolutionary, Soldier, MerchantMisc: Declaration of Independence signer
William Rockhill Nelson
-- b.3/7/1841 d.4/13/1915 (74)Publisher, Philanthropist
-- b.11/12/1985 N.S.Entrepreneur, Actress, Movie Producer, Beauty Pagent Contestant, Model, Ghana
-- b.2/9/1891 d.1/1/1980 (88)Politician, LeaderMisc: Socialist leader
-- b.8/10/1814 N.S. d.7/7/1890 N.S. (75)Entrepreneur, GermanMisc: founder of Nestlé, a food and beverage company
Samuel I. Newhouse
-- b.5/24/1895 d.8/29/1979 (84)Publisher, ZillionaireMisc: communications empire (Parade, Vogue, Glamour)
-- b.1/26/1925 d.9/26/2008 (83)Christian Scientist, Businessperson, Movie Actor, Movie Director, Auto RacerNames/Places: b. in Cleveland; MN:L.; Joanne Woodward's hubbyMisc: Salad dressing, popcorn, salsa, & spaghetti sauce makerMovie Titles: The Sting, The Color of Money, Hudsucker Proxy, Message in a Bottle, Where the Money Is, Road to Perdition, Cars
-- b.2/17/1942 d.8/22/1989 (47)Founder, Political ActivistNames/Places: RFN:Henry P.Misc: co-founder of the Black Panther Party of the 60s; shot to death in Oakland, Calif., Gunman Tyrone Robinson was later sentenced to 32 years to life in prison.
-- b.9/26/1948Businessperson, Movie Actress, Songwriter, Pop Singer, EnglishNames/Places: b. in Cambridge, England; raised in Australia; Max Born's granddaughterMisc: Owner of Koala Blue; 4-octave voice range; had at least a hit from 1971-85 including I Honestly Love You and PhysicalSong Titles: If You Love Me Let Me Know, I Honestly Love You, Have You Never Been Mellow, Please Mr. Please, Let It Shine, Come On Over, You're The One That I Want, Summer Nights, Hopelessly Devoted To You, A Little More Love, Magic, Xanadu, Physical, Heart Attack, Twist of FateAlbum Titles: If You Love Me Let Me Know, Have You Never Been Mellow, Grease, Totally Hot, Xanadu, PhysicalMovie Titles: Grease, Xanadu, Two of a Kind
Stavros Spyros Niarchos
-- b.7/3/1909 d.4/16/1996 (86)Executive, GreekMisc: shipping
-- b.10/12/1923 d.5/4/2015 (91)Writer, Businessperson, ExecutiveNames/Places: RLN:SlutskyMisc: Weight Watchers International founder
Arthur Charles Nielsen
-- b.9/5/1897 d.6/1/1980 (82)Businessperson, Tennis PlayerMisc: Marketing research engineer; A.C. Nielsen Co. founder
-- b.??/??/1733 d.12/31/1808Revolutionary, Businessperson
Alfred Bernhard Nobel
-- b.10/21/1833 d.12/10/1896 (62)Chemist, Inventor, Philanthropist, SwedishMisc: Dynamite originator; established a fund for the annual Nobel Prizes
Elmer J. Nordstrom
-- b.11/23/1904 d.4/4/1993 (88)Businessperson, NFL OwnerMisc: Nordstrom chairman, his dad John W. founded itSports Teams: Seattle Seahawks (one time owner)
John Knudsen Northrop
-- b.11/10/1895 d.2/18/1981 (85)Designer, ManufacturerMisc: Aircraft
Robert N. Noyce
-- b.12/12/1927 d.6/3/1990 (62)Scientist, Inventor, Businessperson, Executive, Computer Company ExecutiveMisc: Intel Corporation founder; co-inventor of The Semiconductor chip
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