Saddam Hussein was the fifth President of Iraq whose regime lasted for nearly two and a half decades
Shelley Winters was a two-time ‘Academy Award’ winning American actress
Robert Altman was an American film director who was known for his nonconformist style of direction
Gillo Pontecorvo was an Italian film director, best known for the film 'La battaglia di Algeri'
Robert Bruce Merrifield was an American biochemist who won the 1984 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Heinrich Harrer was an Austrian mountaineer who was a part of the team that made the first ascent of the formidable north wall of the Eiger.
Sven Vilhem Nykvist was a distinguished Swedish cinematographer best known for his work with Swedish director, writer and producer Ingmar Bergman.
Billy Preston was an American ace keyboardist who became famous as one of the top session musicians
Melvin Schwartz was an American physicist who played a prominent role in the development of the neutrino beam method
George Abramovich Koval was an American born Jew, who served the Soviet military intelligence as an agent during the ‘Second World War’