June 1919, Newton, New Hampshire, USA - 17 October 2004,
Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA (lung cancer)
(1919-2004) and Barney Hill (1922-1969) began the abductee
movement when they claimed to have been abducted by extraterrestrials,
who medically examined the married couple aboard their
spaceship. The Hills were fictionalized for the 1975 TV
movie, The UFO Incident.
Folk Figure. Along with her husband Barney Hill, the couple
gained notoriety in 1963 with their claim that they encountered
a Unidentified Flying Object and were abducted by aliens
on September 19, 1961. Their story inspired several books
and motion pictures, including "Interrupted Journey"
(1966) and "Captured! The Betty and Barney Hill UFO
Experience" (2007), with Betty being portrayed by
actress Estelle Parsons in the 1975 movie "The UFO
Incident". She passed away of lung cancer, more than
35 years after the death of her husband.
of the most public UFO abductees; in 1961, she and her
husband were "abducted" while driving through
the White Mountains of New Hampshire (they were returning
from their honeymoon in Canada). Many years later, under
hypnosis, they reported to be taken by aliens, and went
around the country discussing their experiences.
a direct descendant of the Pilgrims who landed in Plymouth,
Massachusetts aboard the Mayflower. The Mayflower departed
England on September 16, 1620. Hill and her husband, Barney,
were allegedly abducted by extraterrestials on September
19, 1961. The Hills began their trip on September 17,
1961, the day after the 341st anniversary of this historic
Hill (12 May 1960 - 25 February 1969) (his death)
of Kathy Marden, co-author of Captured.