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Han·cock

 (hăn′kŏk′), Herbert Jeffrey Known as "Herbie." Born 1940.
American musician and composer of jazz and popular music. He is noted for his work with piano and electronic keyboard instruments.

Hancock

, John 1737-1793.
American politician and Revolutionary leader. He was president of the Continental Congress (1775-1777) and the first to sign the Declaration of Independence. Hancock later served nine terms as governor of Massachusetts (1780-1785 and 1787-1793).

Hancock

, Winfield Scott 1824-1886.
American Civil War general who defeated Robert E. Lee and George Pickett in the Gettysburg Campaign (1863).

Hancock

(ˈhænkɒk)
n
1. (Biography) Anthony John, known as Tony. 1924–68, British comedian, noted for his radio series Hancock's Half Hour
2. (Biography) John. 1737–93, American statesman; first signatory of the Declaration of Independence

Han•cock

(ˈhæn kɒk)

n.
1. John, 1737–93, American statesman: first signer of the Declaration of Independence.
2. Winfield Scott, 1824–86, Union general in the Civil War.
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Among these new young comics was Tony Hancock and he and Stephens became close friends, with Stephens writing all of Hancock's on-stage material.
1954: The classic comedy series Hancock's Half Hour, starring Brummie comedian Tony Hancock (above) began on BBC Radio.
1968: Comedian Tony Hancock (pictured) killed himself in a hotel bedroom in Sydney, Australia.
Tony Hancock and Hancock's Half-Hour began as a radio show in 1954 and made the move to television two years later.
Tony Hancock with scriptwriters Alan Simpson and Ray Galton and, below, striking an elegant pose for the camera
2001: The ringleaders of a weekend of racial clashes in Burnley, Lancashire, are hunted by the police as the clear up in the town begins, above BORN GEORGE Orwell, English writer, 1903 RICKY Gervais, UK comedian, 1961 GEORGE Michael, UK pop singer, 1963, above DIED FARRAH Fawcett, US actress, 2009, above TONY Hancock, UK comedian, 1968 GEORGE Custer, American general, 1876
Tony Hancock reacts to a bad day at the office by moving to Paris to become an artist.
The unveiling of the plaque was carried out by Tim Hancock, the nephew of late actor and comedian Tony Hancock who had worked closely with the Dalek creator.
ANTHONY John Hancock, known to the world as Tony Hancock, made his first entrance today in 1924.
Makes me think of the classic Tony Hancock episode where he played a juror in a spoof of the courtroom movie 12 Angry Men.
London, Jan 2 (ANI): The script that led comic legend Tony Hancock to leave his hit writers Ray Galton and Alan Simpson, is going to be made into a film, more than 50 years after it was first written.