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Suleymanoglu, who stood about 4 feet 10 inches, set more than 20 world records as a featherweight weighlifter; he had also defected from Bulgaria, where... [Read More]
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At 4-feet-10, he won three consecutive Olympic gold medals in weight lifting, emerging as a national hero in Turkey. [Read More]
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Ms. Hutchins, whose best-known book was "Rosie's Walk," also wrote stories about a boy named Titch that were adapted for British television. [Read More]
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She performed de Mille's choreography and later became and expert at restaging it. She was, one admirer said, "the potter's clay for Agnes." [Read More]
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In 1965 he led his school against the team led by Lew Alcindor, soon to be known as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and ended its 71-game winning... [Read More]
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Ms. Lee never forgave the builders of the Glen Canyon Dam and said the only thing that prevented her from blowing it up was that... [Read More]
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Eager for American Jews to appreciate their heritage, Ms. Jochsberger, who left Nazi Germany in 1939, started what is now the Kaufman Music Center. [Read More]
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With his brother and a future senator, he helped build ADP, but his passion was basketball, and for three decades he was involved with the... [Read More]
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His spectral silhouettes appeared mysteriously on buildings in Manhattan — "I painted the town black," he said — but his work also drew notice abroad. [Read More]
"Before I turn 67," she wrote in a personal ad, "I would like a lot of sex with a man I like." Her encounters were... [Read More]
Mrs. Opie worked with her husband, Peter, to produce major studies of nursery rhymes, games and jokes. She continued the work after his death in... [Read More]
Ms. Chiang's poetry reflected her anxieties as a first-generation Chinese-American and her work as a community activist in New York City. [Read More]
Mr. Wayne had matinee idol looks that made teenage girls scream and a rebellious streak that earned him the nickname the Bad Lad of Ballet. [Read More]
A physiologist and longtime Little League executive, Mr. Hale worked hard to make baseball safer for young players. [Read More]
Ms. Thompson, a classical pianist and cancer survivor, was 76 when she started running marathons and completed a half-marathon in June. [Read More]
Mr. Turnage turned the organization into an advocacy group and did battle against President Ronald Reagan's environmental policies. [Read More]
Downes was a middleweight champion who fought all but two of his bouts in Britain, defeating a fading Sugar Ray Robinson in 1962. [Read More]
Celebrated for his versatility as a percussionist, Mr. Tate "never thought of singing as a career," but somehow it happened. [Read More]
A speedy centerfielder whose fielding — sometimes compared to that of Willie Mays — was a big reason his 1959 team won the American League... [Read More]
First in Britain, then in the United States, Mr. Good made pop music a television staple, notably on his ABC series "Shindig." [Read More]
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