Howard Robard Hughes, Jr. was an American business magnate, investor, aviator, aerospace engineer, film maker and philanthropist. He was one of the wealthiest people in the world. As a maverick film producer, Hughes gained prominence in Hollywood from the late 1920s, making big-budget and often controversial films like 'The Racket', 'Hell's... Wikipedia
September 24, 1905, Humble, Texas, U.S.
April 5, 1976, en route from Acapulco, Mexico, to Houston, Texas