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Dick Celeste Richard Frank "Dick" Celeste (born November 11, 1937, in Cleveland, Ohio) is an American politician from Ohio, and a member of the Democratic Party. He served as the Governor of Ohio from 1983 to 1991.
Dick Clark Richard Wagstaff "Dick" Clark (born November 30, 1929) is an American television personality and businessman, serving as chairman and CEO of Dick Clark Productions. He is best known for hosting long-running television shows such as American Bandstand, five versions of the Pyramid game show, and Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve.
Dick Clark Productions dick clark productions is an entertainment production company founded by entertainer Dick Clark. Since its inception in 1957, the company has produced a number of television series, specials and televised movies.
Dick Cook Richard "Dick" Cook is the studio chief for The Walt Disney Company (officially, Chairman of the Walt Disney Studios). He is the only top Disney executive who has worked for the company since before Michael Eisner took charge in 1984.
Dick Crest Dick Crest was a longtime member of the music department faculty at the College of San Mateo in San Mateo, California. After leading the college's concert band, Crest took over the leadership of the jazz band from Bud Young in the mid 1960s.
Dick Crippen Dick Crippen is a popular former sports anchor in the Tampa Bay, Florida television market. Crippen began his career at ABC affiliate WLCY Channel 10 in 1965, being one of the station's first on-air personalities.
Dick Culler Richard Broadus Culler (January 15, 1915 - June 16, 1964) born in High Point, North Carolina was a Shortstop for the Philadelphia Athletics (1936), Chicago White Sox (1943), Boston Braves (1944-47), Chicago Cubs (1948) and New York Giants (1949).
Dick Curless Richard William Curless (March 17, 1932 â€“ May 25, 1995) was an American country-music singer, a pioneer of the trucking music genre, commonly known as the "Baron of Country Music." He was easily distinguished because of the patch he usually wore over his right eye.
Dick Dale Dick Dale (born Richard Anthony Monsour on May 4, 1937, in Quincy, Massachusetts) is a pioneer of surf rock and one of the most influential guitarists of the early 1960s. He experimented with reverb and made use of custom made Fender amplifiers.
Dick Dastardly Dick Dastardly, voiced originally by Paul Winchell and currently by Jim Cummings, is a fictional character and antagonist who appeared in various animated series by Hanna-Barbera Productions. Dastardly's most famous appearances are in the series Wacky Races, his initial appearance, and Wacky Races spinoff Dastardly and Muttley in their Flying Machines.
Dick DeBartolo Dick DeBartolo is one of the most prolific writers of satire for Mad Magazine. He is occasionally referred to as "Mad's Maddest Writer," this being a follow-up to Don Martin's former status as "Mad's Maddest Artist.
Dick Dietz Richard Allen Dietz (September 18 1941 - June 28 2005) was an American catcher in Major League Baseball who played for the San Francisco Giants, Los Angeles Dodgers, and Atlanta Braves from 1966 to 1973. Born in Crawfordsville, Indiana, Dietz enjoyed his best season in 1970 with the Giants, when he batted .
Dick Dillin Richard Allen "Dick" Dillin (born December 17, 1929, Watertown, New York, United States; died March 1, 1980) is an American comic book artist best known for an extraordinary 12-year run as the penciler of the DC Comics superhero-team series Justice League of America. He drew 115 consecutive issues from 1968 up until his death, bridging the venerable title's Mike Sekowsky and George Perez eras.
Dick Douglas Richard Giles Douglas, known as Dick Douglas, (born 4 January 1932) is a former Scottish politician, having been a member of the British House of Commons firstly as a Labour Co-operative candidate, then latterly as a Scottish National Party member.
Dick Drago Richard Anthony (Dick) Drago (born June 25, 1945 in Toledo, Ohio) was a relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Kansas City Royals (1969-1973), Boston Red Sox (1974-1975 and 1978-1980), California Angels (1976-1977), Baltimore Orioles (1977) and Seattle Mariners (1981). He batted and threw right handed.
Dick Duff Richard "Dick" Duff (born February 18, 1936 in Kirkland Lake, Ontario) was a Canadian professional ice hockey forward who played for the Montreal Canadiens, Toronto Maple Leafs, Buffalo Sabres, Los Angeles Kings and New York Rangers in the National Hockey League.
Dick Durock Dick Durock (born Richard Durock, 1938) is an American stuntman and actor who has appeared in over eighty films and television shows. He is best known for playing Swamp Thing in both the feature films Swamp Thing and The Return of Swamp Thing and the subsequent television show.
Dick Ebersol Duncan "Dick" Ebersol (born July 28, 1947 in Torrington, Connecticut) is an American radio and TV manager. He was protĂ©gĂ© of ABC Sports czar Roone Arledge and was a key NBC executive in the launching of Saturday Night Live in 1975 and which he produced from April 1981 to May 1985.
Dick Ellsworth Richard Clark Ellsworth (born March 22, 1940 in Lusk, Wyoming) is a former starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played from 1958 through 1971 for the Chicago Cubs (1958, 1960-66), Philadelphia Phillies (1967), Boston Red Sox (1968-69), Cleveland Indians (1969-70) and Milwaukee Brewers (1970-71). Ellsworth batted and threw left handed.
Dick Estell Dick Estell is the host and producer of The Radio Reader, a serial public radio program in which the host reads aloud from contemporary novels. The program is carried on public broadcasting stations in the United States.
Dick Feller Richard Dean Feller was born on January 2, 1943 in Bronaugh, Missouri, a small town with a population of 214. He was raised and got his influences among numerous styles of music, from blues exponents such as John Lee Hooker, Howlin' Wolf and Jimmy Reed through to Hank Williams, Jimmie Rodgers through the instrumental works of Chet Atkins and the legendary Merle Travis.
Dick Ferguson Dick Ferguson (born March 16, 1950 in Los Angeles, California), is a former driver in the CART Championship Car series. He raced in the 1979-1985 and 1987-1988 seasons, with 26 career starts, including the 1980 Indianapolis 500.
Dick Fosbury Richard Douglas ("Dick") Fosbury (born March 6, 1947) is an American athlete who revolutionized the high jump using a back-first technique, now known as the Fosbury Flop. His method was to sprint diagonally towards the bar, then curve and leap backwards over the bar.
Dick Fowler Richard John (Dick) Fowler (March 30, 1921 - May 22, 1972) was a starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Philadelphia Athletics (1941-1942, 1945-1952). Fowler batted and threw right handed.
Dick Gernert Richard Edward Gernert (born September 28, 1928 in Reading, Pennsylvania) was a First Baseman and Outfielder for the Boston Red Sox (1952-59), Chicago Cubs (1960), Detroit Tigers (1960-61), Cincinnati Reds (1961) and Houston Colt .45's (1962).
Dick Giordano Richard Joseph "Dick" Giordano (born July 20, 1932) is an American comic book artist and editor best known for introducing Charlton Comics' "Action Heroes" stable of superheroes, and serving as editor of then industry-leader DC Comics.
Dick Goddard Dick Goddard is a meteorologist, author, cartoonist, and animal activist from Cleveland, Ohio. His lengthily career, hosting of special public events and affection for animals has made him a popular figure in the region.
Dick Gordon (broadcaster) Dick Gordon is a radio broadcaster most well-known for being the host of the NPR radio show The Connection until its termination in August 2005. Prior to joining The Connection in 2001 he worked on CBC Radio One's morning show, This Morning.
Dick Grayson Dick Grayson is a fictional superhero in the DC Comics Universe. He is Bruce Wayne's first ward (later on adopted son), and the original Robin, The Boy Wonder (later The Teen Wonder), before evolving into the superhero Nightwing.
Dick Green Richard Larry Green (born on April 21, 1941 in Sioux City, Iowa), is a former Major League Baseball player. Green, a right-handed player who also batted right, was a second baseman with the Kansas City Athletics from 1963 to 1967 and with the Oakland Athletics from 1968 to 1974.
Dick Grigg Dick Grigg was an Australian rules football player for the Geelong Cats in the Victorian Football League, now Australian Football League. He was named in Geelong's Team of the Century, and received 3 Carji Greeves Medals
Dick Groat Richard Morrow Groat (born November 4 1930 in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania) is a former two-sport athlete best known as a shortstop in Major League Baseball. He played for four National League teams, mainly the Pittsburgh Pirates and St.
Dick Gross Richard Andrew Landa Gross; born 16 November 1954 in Melbourne, Australia is the President of the Municipal Association of Victoria, and former three-time Mayor of the City of Port Phillip, Australia, from 1998-2000 and in 2004, and has severed on the Port Phillip City Council, representing the Blessington Ward, since its creation in 1996. Gross is married to Elizabeth Webster and has three children, and currently resides in the suburb of St.
Dick Hall Richard Wallace Hall (born September 27, 1930 in St. Louis, Missouri) was a Pitcher and part-time Outfielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates (1952-57 and 1959), Kansas City Athletics (1960), Baltimore Orioles (1961-66 and 1969-71) and Philadelphia Phillies (1967-68).
Dick Hantak Dick Hantak was an American football official in the National Football League (NFL) for 25 years between 1978 and 2003. During his career, he officiated in two Super Bowls, Super Bowl XVII in 1983 as a back judge and later as a referee in Super Bowl XXVII in 1993.
Dick Hern William Richard, 'Dick' Hern, CVO, born January 20th 1921, was a racehorse trainer and winner of sixteen classics between 1962 and 1995, and Champion Trainer on four occasions. He was a St Leger specialist, winning the event six times.
Dick Heyward Dick Heyward (September 22, 1914 â€“ August 3, 2005) was a deputy executive director of UNICEF between 1949 and 1981. During that time, he was responsible for developing many of UNICEF's policies for children and served under three executive directors.
Dick Higham Richard Higham (July 24 1851 - March 18 1905) was a 19th-century professional baseball player born in Ipswich, Suffolk, England. During his career he was a very versatile player, fielding multiples positions, mainly as a right fielder and catcher with notable playing time as a second baseman as well.
Dick Hills and Sid Green Richard Michael Hills, (17 January, 1926 â€“ 6 June, 1996), and Sidney Green, (24 January, 1928 â€“ 15 March, 1999), were a British partnership of comedy writers, most notable for their work on TV in the 1960's. They wrote for such performers as Anthony Newley, Roy Castle, and Frankie Howerd; but their best-remembered collaboration was with the UK's most loved comedy double act, Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise, on the ATV show Two of a Kind, and the comedians' first colour BBC series in 1968.
Dick Hoak Dick Hoak (born December 8, 1939 in Jeannette, Pennsylvania) is a former running backs coach for the Pittsburgh Steelersâ€”the longest tenured coach in the team's history. He was also an All-Pro running back with the Steelers (1961-1970) and a standout college player at Penn State.
Dick Holm Also known as Richard Holm or Richard L. Holm, Dick Holm is a famed American CIA Operations Officer who served under 13 CIA directors and was winner of the Distinguished Intelligence Medal, the CIAâ€™s highest award.
Dick Honig Richard "Dick" Honig was an American football official for 41 years with 22 years in the Big Ten Conference (starting in 1983) and nine years in the Mid-American Conference and 20 years as a basketball referee for the Mid-American Conference. Working over fifteen bowl games, Honig's final football game was the 2005 Sugar Bowl between Virginia Tech and Auburn.
Dick Howard (soccer) Dick Howard (born 10 June 1943 in Birkenhead) is a former Canadian international goalkeeper, NASLer, educator, long-time FIFA coaching instructor and Canadian national teams coach, author, and print and broadcast journalist on soccer in Canada and abroad. He has at times been referred to as the "Mr.
Dick Howorth Dick Howorth (Richard Howorth; born April 26, 1909, Bacup, Lancashire, died April 2, 1980, Worcester) was an all-rounder for Worcestershire between 1933 and 1951. Chiefly remembered as a left-arm spin bowler, Howorth also occasionally bowled medium pace and was a capable hard-hitting left-handed batsman.
Dick Howser Trophy The Dick Howser Trophy, considered to be the Heisman Trophy of college baseball, is presented annually to the national College baseball player of the year, presented by the National College Baseball Writers Association. The award is named after Dick Howser, a collegiate and major league player and manager, who managed the Florida State Seminoles, New York Yankees and the World Series Champion Kansas City Royals, and who died of cancer in 1987 at the age of 51.
Dick Hunsaker Dick Hunsacker is a former head and assistant coach at Ball State University. As one of Rick Majerus' assistant coaches, he worked with the Cardinals for two seasons, including their birth to the 1989 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament.
Dick Hustvedt Richard (Dick) Irvin Hustvedt (born February 18, 1946) is a renowned software engineer, designer and developer of several operating systems including the RSX-11, 782 ASMP and VMS (OpenVMS) systems of Digital Equipment Corporation. He also was a principal kernel developer of the Xerox Data Systems (XDS) RAD-75, RBM-1 and CP-V operating systems.
Dick Hyman Dick Hyman (born March 8, 1927, New York City) is an American jazz pianist/keyboardist and composer best known for his versatility with jazz piano styles. Over a 50 year career he has functioned as pianist, organist, arranger, music director, and, increasingly, as composer.
Dick Cheney hunting incident On February 11, 2006, Vice President of the United States Dick Cheney shot Harry Whittington, a 78-year-old Texas attorney while participating in a quail hunt on a ranch in Kenedy County, Texas. Whittington was shot in the face, neck, and upper torso with birdshot pellets from a 28-gauge Perazzi shotgun.
Dick in a Box Dick in a Box (also known as A Special Box and A Special Christmas Box) is a Saturday Night Live digital short featuring Justin Timberlake and Andy Samberg that aired on December 16 2006. The song featured was written and produced by Samberg, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone of The Lonely Island.
Dick joke In comedy, a dick joke (British English knob joke) is a joke that makes either an indirect or a direct reference to a human penis. The famous quote from Mae West, "Is that a gun in your pocket or are you just happy to see me?
Dick James Dick James (born Reginald Leon Vapnick, in 1920, in London died 2 January1986) was the singer of the Robin Hood and The Buccaneers themes, from British television in the 1950s and was a friend and associate of renowned record producer George Martin.
Dick John Cherry Dick John Cherry (born February 28, 1937) is a former ice hockey player, and brother of cultural figure Don Cherry. Cherry played junior hockey for the Barrie Flyers, then professional hockey for the Boston Bruins for the 1956 - 1957 season.
Dick Johnson (test pilot) Richard Loe "Dick" Johnson is best known for being chief test pilot for Convair, a division of American defence contractor General Dynamics and being a founding member of the Society of Experimental Test Pilots in 1955.
Dick Johnson Racing Dick Johnson Racing (or DJR) is Australia's oldest touring car team. Founded by legendary driver Dick Johnson, the team has won 6 Australian Touring Car Championship titles (5 of them by Johnson himself) and has taken 3 victories in Australia's hallmark race, the Bathurst 1000.
Dick Jones Dick Jones (born February 25, 1927) is an American actor who achieved some success as a child and as a young adult, especially in B-Westerns and television. He is best known as the voice of Pinocchio in the 1940 Walt Disney film.
Dick Justice (Max Payne) Dick Justice is a fictional detective on a fictional TV show that appears within the third-person shooter computer game Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne. Dick Justice is a parody of the first game and the blaxploitation genre, and appears regularly through the course of the game as a source of comic relief.
Dick Kazmaier Dick Kazmaier (born November 23, 1930) played tailback for Princeton University from 1949 through 1951, winning the Heisman Trophy and the Maxwell Award at the end of his senior year. His skills in running, kicking, and passing made him a triple threat, and in his career at Princeton he had more than 4,000 yards, 20 touchdowns, and 35 touchdown passes.
Dick Keith Richard "Dick" Keith (born 15 May 1933 Belfast, died 28 February 1967 Bournemouth) was a footballer who played at right-back for Newcastle United between 1956 and 1964. He played 233 games and scored 2 goals.
Dick King Dick King was an English trader and colonist in the British colony of D'Urban. King made a heroic horseback ride in 1842 from D'Urban (later known as Durban) to Grahamstown, a journey of 1000 kms/600 miles through the wilderness to send a request from Captain Charlton Smith (who served at the Battle of Waterloo) for immediate reinforcements as the colony was besieged by the Boers.
Dick Klein Richard Oland Klein (September 16 1920 â€“ October 10 2000) was an American athlete and businessman who founded the Chicago Bulls basketball team in 1966. He also served as the teamâ€™s first general manager and later worked as a scout for the National Basketball Association's Phoenix Suns.
Dick Knowles Sir Richard Marchant Knowles (born May 20, 1917) is a British politician known for his work in local government in Birmingham. He led the Labour Party administration on Birmingham City Council from 1984 to 1993.
Dick Kovacevich Dick Kovacevich (1943) holds Bachelor's and Master's degrees in industrial engineering and a Master's of business administration degree from Stanford University. He is currently the CEO of Wells Fargo, attaining that position when Norwest bank bought Wells Fargo and adopted the Wells Fargo name.
Dick Lane (baseball) Richard Harrison Lane (born June 28, 1927 in Highland Park, Michigan) is a former Major League Baseball left fielder. He played for the Chicago White Sox during the middle of the 1949 season (June 20-July 8), making his major league debut against the Washington Senators at Griffith Stadium.
Dick Latessa Dick Latessa is an American musical theatre actor who has appeared in several stage productions since 1968. He won a Tony Award and Drama Desk Award for his portrayal of Wilbur Turnblad in the Broadway adaptation of Hairspray.
Dick Lines Richard George Lines (born August 17, 1938 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada) is a former Major League Baseball relief pitcher. He was signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates before the 1957 season, and played for the Washington Senators in 1966 and 1967.
Dick Lips "Dick Lips" is a blink-182 song about a time when guitarist/singer Tom DeLonge was kicked out of high school for attending a basketball game after drinking too many alcoholic beverages. The song appears on the album Dude Ranch as well as on The Mark, Tom, And Travis Show: The Enema Strikes Back although credited as "Rich Lips.
Dick Lucas Dick Lucas is the vocalist of the highly influential and ofttimes controversial seventies and eighties British anarcho-punk rock band, the Subhumans. Lucas' lyrical content ranged from his outrage and defiance at a system that had, in his perception, betrayed him, "No, I don't believe in Jesus Christ, my mother died of cancer when I was five, no I don't believe in religion, I was forced to go to church and I wasn't told why", to questioning why we exist as we do, "we live we die, and in between we sit and wonder why, why must we some day die...
Dick Lundy (animator) Richard "Dick" Lundy (August 14, 1907 â€“ April 7, 1990), was an American animator and film director best known for creating Donald Duck. He worked for a number of studios, including Walt Disney Productions (where he worked on Steamboat Willie, among many other films), Walter Lantz, and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, and is most notable for directing Woody Woodpecker, Andy Panda, and Barney Bear cartoons.
Dick Lundy (baseball player) Richard Lundy (July 10 1898 - January 5 1965) was an African American shortstop in the Negro Leagues for numerous teams. He was considered one of the most confident showmen to ever walk onto a baseball field, often completing amazing feats at shortstop, seemingly with ease, in front of large crowds.
Dick MacPherson Dick MacPherson (1930-) was the Head Coach of the Syracuse University Orangemen football team from 1981-1991. His overall record at Syracuse was 66-46-4 and included an undefeated season in 1987, when his team finished 11-0-1 and tied Auburn in the 1988 Sugar Bowl.
Dick Martin (artist) Dick Martin (June 29, 1927 â€“ February 14, 1990) was an artist from Chicago who illustrated a number of books related to The Oz books series, most notably, Merry Go Round in Oz, as well as many other children's books. He wrote and illustrated The Ozmapolitan of Oz, published in 1986.
Dick Marty Dick Marty (born January 7 1945 in Sorengo) is a Swiss politician (Free Democratic Party) and former state prosecutor of the canton of Ticino. He is member of the Swiss Council of States (since 1995), and a member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.
Dick McAuliffe Richard John McAuliffe (born November 29, 1939, in Hartford, Connecticut) is a former Major League Baseball second baseman primarily for the Detroit Tigers in the 1960s. He was a part of the Tigers' 1968 World Series championship.
Dick McGuire Richard Joseph "Dick" McGuire (born January 25 1926 in Rockaway, New York) is a former pro basketball player and coach. One of the premier guards of the 1950s, McGuire spent eleven seasons in the NBA (1949-60), eight with the New York Knicks and three with the Detroit Pistons.
Dick McKee Richard â€śDickâ€ť McKee (Irish name RisteĂˇrd Mhic Aodha; 4 April, 1893 - 21 November, 1920) was a prominent member of the Irish Republican Army (IRA). He was also friend to some senior members in the Republican movement, including Ă‰amon de Valera, Austin Stack and Michael Collins.
Dick Miller Richard "Dick" Miller (born December 25, 1928, The Bronx, New York) is a character actor who has appeared in many films, particularly those produced by Roger Corman, and later in films of directors who started their careers with Corman, including Joe Dante and James Cameron.
Dick Modzelewski Dick Modzelewski (born February 16, 1931) is a former football player and coach who played professionally for four teams and later served as interim head coach of the Cleveland Browns in the final game of the 1977 NFL season.
Dick Moores Dick Moores is a comic strip creator whose best known work was for the comic strip Gasoline Alley. He received the National Cartoonist Society Story Comic Strip Awards for 1973, 1980, 1981, 1982, and 1985, and their Reuben Award for 1974 for his work on this strip.
Dick Morley Dick Morley is known as the "father" of the PLC since he was involved with the production of the first programmable logic controller (PLC) for GM, the Modicon, at Bedford and Associates in 1968. The Modicon brand of PLC is now owned by Schneider Electric.
Dick Morris Dick Morris (born November 28, 1948 in New York City) is an American political author, newspaper columnist, and commentator who was once a successful pollster, political campaign consultant, and general political consultant.
Dick Newsome Heber Hampton "Dick" Newsome (December 13, 1909 - December 15, 1965) was a starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played his entire career for the Boston Red Sox (1941-43). Newsome batted and threw right handed.
Dick Nieuwenhuizen Theodorus Anton ("Dick") Nieuwenhuizen (born April 6, 1957 in Hilversum) is a former water polo player from The Netherlands, who participated in two Summer Olympics. On both occasions, at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow and the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California, he finished in sixth position with the Dutch National Men's Team.
Dick O'Connell Richard Henry O'Connell (1914 - 2002) was an American front office executive in Major League Baseball. He was executive vice president of the Boston Red Sox from 1961 through 1977 and served as general manager of the team from September 16, 1965, through October 24, 1977, a period during which he played a pivotal role in restoring the Red Sox to contending status, won two American League pennants, and helped make the team a flagship MLB franchise.
Dick Orkin Dick Orkin is an award-winning voice actor and commercial radio producer who created such series as Chickenman and Tooth Fairy. His well-known voice has been used in many radio advertisements and public-service announcements.
Dick Parry Dick Parry (born December 22, 1942 in Kentford, England) is an English saxophonist. He has appeared as a session musician on various albums by modern bands and artists, and is probably most famous for his solo parts on the Pink Floyd songs Money, Us and Them and Shine On You Crazy Diamond.
Dick Pilling Richard ("Dick") Pilling (born 11 August 1855 in Old Warden, Bedfordshire, England; died 28 March 1891 in Old Trafford, Manchester, Lancashire, England) was an English cricketer who played first-class cricket for Lancashire County Cricket Club and England.
Dick Pointer Dick Pointer was an American frontier hero and African slave who was commended for bravery in the defence of Fort Donnally of Greenbrier County, West Virginia from a Shawnee attack in 1778. During the attack he used a rifle to keep secured the front door, which was being prised open by the attackers.
Dick Posthumus Richard Posthumus (pronounced "PAHST-hume-us") (born on 19 July 1950), American farmer, businessman, and politician, is a former State Senate Majority leader and Republican gubernatorial candidate from Michigan. He currently is the CEO of Compatico, Inc.
Dick Pougher Arthur Dick Pougher (born 19 April 1865, Humberstone, Leicester, England; died 20 May 1926, Aylestone Park, Leicester, England) was a cricketer who played for Leicestershire County Cricket Club between 1894 and 1901. Pougher was awarded a benefit by Leicestershire in 1900.
Dick Price Dick Price co-founded Esalen Institute, opening the Big Sur grounds to course leaders and students in October 1962, including the course leader Alan Watts. Dick Price and Michael Murphy were introduced by Frederic Spiegelberg, a Stanford University professor of comparative religion and Indic studies they both had studied with previously, and they decided to make use of Murphy's family property on the Pacific coast in the Santa Lucia Mountains.
Dick Purtan Dick Purtan (real name: Paul Richard Purtan) is the morning radio show host on WOMC-FM serving the Detroit, Michigan USA radio market. Purtan was previously a disc jockey at WKNR-AM (1965-67), WXYZ-AM (1968-78), CKLW-AM (1978-83), and WCZY-FM which became WKQI-FM in 1989 (1983-96).
Dick Pym Richard Henry Pym (known as Dick Pym; born Topsham, Devon, England, 2 February 1893, died 16 September 1988) was a football player best known for being the Bolton Wanderers goalkeeper at the first ever FA Cup final to be played at Wembley Stadium in 1923.
Dick Quax Theodorus Jacobus Leonardus ("Dick") Quax (born January 1, 1948 in Alkmaar, The Netherlands) is a New Zealand runner. Quax, along with John Walker and Rod Dixon, was one of New Zealand's three outstanding distance runners of the 1970s.
Dick Radatz Richard Raymond "Dick" Radatz (April 2 1937 â€“ March 16 2005), nicknamed "The Monster" or "Moose", was an American right-handed relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Boston Red Sox (1962-66), Cleveland Indians (1966-67), Chicago Cubs (1967), Detroit Tigers (1969) and Montreal Expos (1969).
Dick Redding Richard Redding (April 14 1890 - October 31 1948), nicknamed "Cannonball", was an American pitcher, outfielder and manager in baseball's Negro Leagues, regarded as perhaps the fastest pitcher in the history of black baseball (which makes the origin of his name no mystery). In his career, he played for the Philadelphia Giants, New York Lincoln Giants, Lincoln Stars, Indianapolis ABC's, Chicago American Giants, Brooklyn Royal Giants, and Bacharach Giants.
Dick Reynolds Dick Reynolds (born June 20, 1915, died September 2, 2002) was an Australian rules football player and coach. He played for, captained and coached the Essendon Bombers in the VFL/AFL competition for nearly three decades.
Dick Rivers Dick Rivers (born HervĂ© Forneri on April 24 1945 in Nice, France) is a French singer and actor who has been performing since the early 1960s. He was an important figure in introducing rock'n'roll music in France.
Dick Robson Richard Robson (15 March 1867â€“30 November 1928) was a Member of the Western Australian Legislative Assembly who resigned in 1900 after making unsubstantiated allegations of corruption against the government of the day.