Princess Fatemeh Pahlavi
Princess Fatemeh Pahlavi
Jun. 02, 1987
LONDON (AP) _ Princess Fatemeh Pahlavi, half sister of the late Shah of Iran, has died in London at age 58, according to a published report.
The Daily Telegraph report did not give the cause of death or say exactly when or where she died.
The princess was estranged from the Shah for some time because of her marriage in 1950 to an American, Vincent Lee Hillyer. The marriage ended in divorce in 1959. In the same year, she married Iran's air force commander, Gen. Muhammad Khatami, who was killed in a 1975 flying accident.
Princess Fatemeh was born in Tehran on Oct. 30, 1928, and was the youngest child of Reza Shah and his fourth wife, Esmat Dowlatshahi. Reza Shah was an army officer who seized power in a coup in 1921. He was proclaimed Shah of Persia in 1925, and the country's name was officially changed to Iran in 1935.
He was succeeded by his son, Mohammed Riza Shah Pahlavi, who died in exile in Egypt in 1980 after the 1979 revolution. Peter Coe
LONDON (AP) - Peter Coe, who directed such London stage hits as ''Barnum,'' ''Oliver'' and ''The World of Suzie Wong,'' died May 25 in a car accident. He was 59.
Coe also had worked in the United States, Australia, Canada, India, Israel, Austria and Denmark. He received a Tony nomination for best director in 1981 for ''A Life,'' and won the 1982 Tony award for the best revival with ''Othello.'' His own plays included ''The Trials of Oscar Wilde.'' Errol Barrow
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AP) - Prime Minister Errol Barrow, who led this Caribbean island nation to independence from Britain in 1966, died Monday. He was 67.
Barrow was born on Barbados, then a British colony, 270 miles northeast of Venezuela, on Jan. 21, 1920. He enlisted in Britain's Royal Air Force in 1940 and was a navigation officer on combat missions over Europe in World War II.
After the war, he studied law and economics in London, and led the island to independence in November 1966. He governed as premier in 1966 and, after independence, won two five-year terms as prime minister. His Democratic Labor Party was defeated in September 1976 by the Barbados Labor Party. He returned to office in May 1986. Francis B. Burch
BALTIMORE (AP) - Former state attorney general Francis B. Burch, who helped create the office's consumer protection and anti-trust divisions, died of cancer Monday at age 68.
Burch held several city political posts in Baltimore before being elected in 1966 to the first of three four-year terms as attorney general. He was state campaign manager for Hubert Humphrey in the 1972 Democratic presidential primary in Maryland. Robert Reiter
MADERA, Calif. (AP) - Robert Reiter, a raisin-shipper who had accused the California Raisin Advisory Board of stealing his idea of using animated dancing raisins to promote the industry, was killed Saturday in an automobile accident. He was 46.
Reiter unsuccessfully argued in the 5th District Court of Appeals in Fresno in March that he had devised the idea when he began using ''raisin people'' on retail packages and posters more than two years ago.
The raisin board produced a hit television commercial last year featuring ''claymation'' raisins dancing to the 1960s song, ''I Heard it Through the Grapevine.''
Reiter, of Plattsburgh, N.Y., and a companion were killed near Madera when their vehicle was broadsided by another car.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Jerry Adair, who played second base for the Baltimore Orioles and the Boston Red Sox, died Sunday of liver cancer. He was 50.
Adair set several records for second basemen while with the Orioles, including 458 consecutive chances without an error, 89 consecutive games for a second baseman without an error and a .994 fielding average in 1964. His 1964 glove is in the Hall of Fame.