* Manos Hadjidakis, 69, who won an Academy Award in 1961...


June 17, 1994

* Manos Hadjidakis, 69, who won an Academy Award in 1961 for writing the title song to the movie "Never on Sunday," died Wednesday in Athens, Greece, from a build-up of fluid in the lungs. He also wrote the music for "America America," and was one of Greece's most beloved composers. He wrote hundreds of tunes for some of Greece's best-known singers, including Nana Mouscouri. He was an outspoken critic of his society, starting numerous cultural magazines, initiating music festivals, and creating radio programs. Last year, before a heart condition slowed him, he held concerts in which he condemned the rise of racism in Europe.

* Jack Hannah, 81, animator, storyteller and director of more than 100 Donald Duck cartoons, died of cancer last Saturday in Burbank, Calif. He joined the Disney animation staff in 1933 and directed 65 shorts, eight of which were nominated for Academy

Awards. He also directed 14 hourlong TV shows.

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