History's Mysteries Episodes

1997, TV Show

Episode Detail: The Mysterious Howard Hughes - History's Mysteries

Examining the life of eccentric and reclusive billionaire Howard Hughes (1905-76), who became the subject of several hoaxes after his death. Included: how he went from aviation hero to industrialist.

Episodes: History's Mysteries (284)

4/30/2009: The Bible Code: Predicting Armageddon
10/9/2007: War Illusionist
3/9/2007: UFOs: The First Encounters
9/8/2006: Mystery of the Missing Ace
10/28/2005: Lost Worlds
10/28/2005: Strange Behavior
10/27/2005: Out of This World
10/27/2005: Cover Ups?
10/26/2005: Prophecies, Miracles & Mystics
10/26/2005: Bible Mysteries
10/25/2005: Monsters
10/25/2005: Mysteries on the High Seas
3/13/2005: Pompeii
3/4/2005: The End of the World
2/23/2005: Prostitution: Sex in the City
12/24/2004: In Search of Christmas
12/24/2004: The Christmas Truce
11/14/2004: The Nazi Plan to Bomb New York
10/29/2004: Ancient Monster Hunters
5/8/2004: Werewolves
4/23/2004: Oracle of Delphi Secrets Revealed
3/26/2004: Stigmata: Marked for Life
1/18/2004: The Real Captain Bligh
8/16/2003: Echelon: The Most Secret Spy System
8/1/2003: The Manson Family Murders
8/1/2003: The Greensboro Massacre
7/12/2003: Dr. Crippen
6/28/2003: Secret Passages
6/23/2003: Comic Book Superheroes Unmasked
6/16/2003: Giants: Friend or Foe
5/9/2003: Alcatraz
7/10/2002: The Mafia at War
6/29/2002: Zombies
5/18/2002: The Lost Dutchman Mine
11/20/2001: Natural Mummies
9/21/2001: The Search for Noah's Ark
8/16/2001: Drake's Secret Voyage
7/28/2001: The True Story of Gladiators
7/17/2001: The Secret of the U-110
7/3/2001: America's Stonehenge
6/26/2001: Alaska's Bermuda Triangle
6/19/2001: The War Illusionist
6/13/2001: Fatima Secrets Unveiled
6/12/2001: The True Story of Rob Roy
6/5/2001: Alamo Scouts
5/23/2001: Hidden Tomb of Antiochus
5/15/2001: Cliff Mummies of the Andes
4/25/2001: Buried Treasure
4/17/2001: Crypts, Coffins and Corpses
4/10/2001: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty
3/27/2001: Olmec Heads
3/20/2001: Monsters of the Sea
3/12/2001: The True Story of the Philadelphia Experiment
3/5/2001: Wartime Deceptions
2/12/2001: Secret Societies
2/5/2001: The True Story of Rasputin
1/30/2001: Crop Circle Controversy
1/23/2001: Bigfoot and Other Monsters
1/16/2001: Jack Ruby on Trial
1/9/2001: America's Most Secret Agency
1/5/2001: Secrets of Fatima Revealed
1/3/2001: Ancient City: Found and Lost
12/21/2000: The Death of Marilyn Monroe
12/19/2000: The FBI Celebrity Files
12/14/2000: Hitler's Perfect Children
12/12/2000: Japan's Mysterious Pyramids
12/7/2000: Human Bondage
12/5/2000: Circus Freaks and Sideshows
11/28/2000: The Essex: The True Story of Moby Dick
11/21/2000: The Wright Brothers Controversy
11/14/2000: History of Prostitution: Sex in the City
11/7/2000: Vikings: Fury from the North
11/1/2000: Amityville: Horror or Hoax?
10/31/2000: Amityville: The Haunting
10/24/2000: Mind Control
10/20/2000: Ghost Ships
10/17/2000: Raise the Hunley
10/11/2000: Secret UFO Files
10/10/2000: Area 51: Beyond Top Secret
10/3/2000: Witness Protection: Dealing with the Devil
9/20/2000: Carlos the Jackal
9/19/2000: Hunt for Jack the Ripper
9/12/2000: The Search for Life on Mars
9/6/2000: Body Snatchers
8/15/2000: Cults
8/8/2000: Where Is Jimmy Hoffa?
8/1/2000: Chain Gangs: The Untold Story
7/27/2000: The Children's Crusade
7/18/2000: The True Story of Marco Polo
7/11/2000: Ship of Gold
6/29/2000: Lincoln: The Untold Stories
6/28/2000: Lincoln: The Untold Stories
6/14/2000: America's Psychic Past
6/13/2000: Superstitions
5/30/2000: The True Story of the Fighting Sullivans
5/23/2000: Secret Plunder: GI Looters
5/17/2000: Who Destroyed Kiev?
5/9/2000: The True Story of 'Braveheart'
5/2/2000: Nazi Ghost Train
4/25/2000: FBI's Ten Most Wanted
4/11/2000: Terror in the Heartland: The Black Legion
4/4/2000: The Shroud of Turin
3/28/2000: The Spanish Armada
3/21/2000: Sodom and Gomorrah
3/14/2000: The True Story of Robin Hood
3/7/2000: The Legacy of Al Capone
2/24/2000: Discharged Without Honor: The Brownsville Raid
2/17/2000: Italian-American Internment: A Secret Story
2/8/2000: Ghost Plane of the Desert: Lady Be Good
2/1/2000: Smallpox: Deadly Again
1/20/2000: Contaminated: The Karen Silkwood Story
1/17/2000: A Question of Conspiracy: The RFK Murder
1/4/2000: Failed Assassinations
12/22/1999: Spies of the Revolutionary War
12/14/1999: Roswell: Secrets Unveiled
12/7/1999: Doomed Sisters of the Titanic
12/2/1999: Sports: Taming the Game
12/1/1999: Sports: Games of Combat
11/16/1999: Killer Submarine
11/9/1999: Getting High: A History of LSD
11/2/1999: Amazon Women
10/29/1999: Evil Eye
10/26/1999: Exorcising the Devil
10/23/1999: Silent Witnesses: The Kitty Genovese Murder
10/7/1999: The Strange Disappearance of the Anasazi
10/6/1999: Vanished!
10/5/1999: Mysteries of Devil's Triangles
9/28/1999: Vigilantes
9/22/1999: War Strikes Home
9/10/1999: England's Lost Castles
9/9/1999: Knights of Camelot
9/8/1999: England's Great Wall
9/7/1999: Bloody Tower of London
9/2/1999: Exodus: Desperate Voyage
8/25/1999: The True Story of the Untouchables
8/24/1999: Dr. Guillotin and His Execution Machine
8/16/1999: Family Feud: The Hatfields and McCoys
8/10/1999: Bounty Hunters: Relentless Pursuers
8/4/1999: First Detective
8/3/1999: Buried Secrets: Digging Up DNA
8/2/1999: Strange Case of Lizzie Borden
8/1/1999: The Inquisition
7/28/1999: Ramses the Great
10/1/1992: Outlaws: The Ten Most Wanted
Gangster Guns
King Herod's Lost City
Ark of the Covenant
Potions or Poisons
Roman Roads: Paths to Empire
Who Killed Meriwether Lewis?
Pompeii: Buried Alive
Gold of El Dorado
Mercury 13: Secret Astronauts
The Real Dracula
Devil's Island: Hell on Earth
Forgotten Wars
Shark Attack 1916
End of the World
Born Killers: Leopold and Loeb
Monkey Trial
Loch Ness Monster
U.S. Invaded
Five Points Gangs
The Night Tulsa Burned
Spies Among Us
Alchemy: Science of Magic
Quantrill's Raiders
The Enduring Mystery of Stonehenge
Secrets of the Oval Office
Saints and Sinners of California Missions
The Ark of the Covenant
Samurai Warrior
Scourge of the Black Death
The Romanovs
The Pirate's Lost City
Hitler and the Occult
Viking Explorers
The Hope Diamond
Tombs of Sipan
Rome's Glorious Cities
Arabian Nights
China's Boxer Rebellion
The Borgias
Lost City of Atlantis
The Celts
The Odessa File
The Roman Legions
The Trojan City
China's Forbidden City
Death Cult of the Incas
Ancient Aliens
The Headhunters
The Roman Emperors
The First Olympics
Pyramids of Giza
The Sphinx of Egypt
Egypt's Great Queen
Lost City of the Incas
The Bloody History of Human Sacrifice
The Cavemen
The Abominable Snowman
Rome's Eternal Wonders
The Seven Wonders of the World
The Mormon Rebellion
The Lost World of the Etruscans
The Holy Grail
Catacombs of Rome
The Holy Lance
The Mound Builders
Lost Colony of Roanoke
The Man in the Iron Mask
The Greek Gods
Hawaii's Vengeful Goddess
Mystic Ruins
The Nazi Bomb
The Art of Tattooing
Ancient Drugs
Voodoo Secrets
Navajo Code Talkers
The Real Robinson Crusoe
Riddle of the Zodiac
The Boy Who Gave Away the Bomb
Frontier Docs
Secrets of the Dinosaur Hunters
Scotland Yard's Greatest Investigations
England's Theaters of Blood
Last Rites: Death Ceremonies
Knights Templar
The Best Kept Secret: D-Day
Hoax of Ages: Piltdown Man
Project Underworld: The Military and the Mafia
Venice: Queen of the Adriatic
Dark Invader: Story of Saboteur
World Series Fix!: The Black Sox Scandal
Tibet's Lost Paradise: Shangri La
Secret Brotherhood of Freemasons
Joan of Arc: Soul on Fire
Madam President
Hidden Glory of Petra
Oracle at Delphi
Athens: Triumph and Tragedy
Sultana: The Mississippi Titanic
Infamous Dreyfus Affair
Library of Alexandria
Karnak: Temple of the Gods
Beyond the Grave: The Afterlife
Sacred Ceremonies
Great Train Robbery
Pirates of the Barbary Coast
Legends of Werewolves
Missing Princes of England
The Most Ancient Taboo: Cannibalism
Curse on Gypsies
The True Story of Sacco and Vanzetti
Salem Witch Trials
True Story of Molly Maguires
Akhenaten: Egypt's Heretic King
First Draft Riots
Lourdes: Shrine of Miracles
Mysteries of Amelia Earhart
The Mysteries of King Tut
Mr. Ponzi and His Scheme
The Plot to Overthrow FDR
River Pirates
Lincoln: Untold Stories
Alien Hunters
The First Americans
Cardiff Giant
Deadly Deception
Hitler's Secret Diaries
The Mysterious Howard Hughes
Ishi: Last of His Kind
Hell's Angels
Truth About Science Fiction
Mysteries of Easter Island
Real Newton Boys
Secrets of the Rosetta Stone

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Premiered: 1997, on History Channel
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: Investigations into diverse historical subjects, including the Manhattan Project, Hitler's secret diaries and the Loch Ness monster.



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