Howard Hughes

Howard Hughes

Meet legendary aviator and business tycoon Howard Hughes! He's was also known for making popular films such as "Scarface" (1932) and "Outlaw" (1943).

Did You Know?

  • The Las Vegas casinos he once owned were Castaways, Desert Inn, Frontier, Landmark, Sands and Silver Slipper. All have since been demolished.
  • He was a major stock holder in an airline that later became TWA.
  • Hughes became obsessed with the "Communist threat" in the early 1950s, having written a series of paranoid articles on the subject that he sent out to newspapers from seclusion.

"Money can't buy happiness."

- Howard Hughes