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Howard Hughes


The Howard Hughes Medical Institute is named after him.
  U.S. industrialist, aviator and film producer; also famous for descending into madness in the last years of his life (1905-1976)
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  • The Howard Hughes Medical Institute is named after him.
  • Among ragged captives and guards in drab uniforms, Sasaki was a spectacle, dressing like a movie star and wearing his hair slicked back and parted down the middle, like Howard Hughes.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • 0 India J. Paul Getty 50.1 United States James G. Fair 47.2 United States William Weightman Russell Sage John Blair Anil Ambani 46.1 United States 45.1 45.1 45.0 United States United States India Leland Stanford Howard Hughes Jr. 44.9 United States 43-4 United States Cyrus Curtis 43.2 United States John Insley Blair 42.4 United States Edward Henry 40.9 Harriman United States No.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • It wasn’t Pope Pius XI, nor was it Lou Gehrig, Howard Hughes, or Clark Gable.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit

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  • Dead multibillionaire Howard Hughes will mysteriously appear in the sky over Las Vegas.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • Even more startling is the case of five-year-old Patti Weaver who has made convincing claims to Dr. Chatterjee that in her previous-life experience she was the secret KGB assassin responsible for the unsolved murders of famed personalities Howard Hughes, Marilyn Monroe and Elvis Presley.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • Multi-faceted billionaire Howard Hughes suffered from stop-action blink syndrome, a bizarre condition which prevented his eyes from reopening for hours after a simple blink, and he obviously hoped to utilize the amazing power of the Shroud until the Viper intervened with a swift injection of phantom venom.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
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