April 5: Billionaire Howard Hughes Dies (BBC News)

Celebrity-12-24-19051976: Eccentric American billionaire Howard Hughes died this day aged 70.  One of the world’s richest men, Hughes was best known as a movie magnate, aviation pioneer and businessman.  He had spent 0 years out of the public eye living as a recluse in hotel penthouses around the world.

He died on a plane flying him from Acapulco, Mexico, to Houston, in Texas, for medical treatment at the Methodist Hospital.



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