1974: Is Howard Hughes Dead and Buried Off a Greek Island?

BY MAE BRUSSELL AND STEPHANIE CARUANA (c) 1974 A noted theorist on conspiracies, a contributing editor, and an informer named Tiger Eye bring us an unlikely tale. Or is it? Playgirl Magazine, December 1974 Howard Hughes is dead,” said Tiger Eye. “He died on Tenos, a Greek island, on April 16, 1971. His coffin was lowered into the sea the next day, off the coast of Tenos. “Lots of people know, they just don’t talk about it. It’s called the Golden Silence — omerta.” Reference: a front-page article in Midnight, a Canadian newspaper, dated October 18, 1971, showing two photographs. In one, a feeble-looking man is seated in a wheelchair, his head covered with what appears to be a bandage or surgical cap. He is attended by two men and a woman, who, according to Midnight, “bears a startling resemblance to Jackie Kennedy Onassis.” In the second snapshot, the […] Read More