Alma Joyce Harris (1908 - 1977)

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Park, Australia

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Park, Australia

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Family

Father: Mcdonald Harol Harris
Mother: Emma Jane Hill Harris

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Joyce

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Catherine Harris

Catherine Harris

Cathy Harris

Cathy Harris

Cathy Harris

Cathy Harris

Gaylord Harris

Gaylord Harris

Florence and Goldie Harris

Florence and Goldie Harris

Dwayne and Tammy Calvert Harris

Dwayne and Tammy Calvert Harris

Garfield Women

Garfield Women

Lowery & Martha B (Holton) Harris

Lowery & Martha B (Holton) Harris

Charles Harris

Charles Harris

Berthold M Harris

Berthold M Harris

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Donnel Harris

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1908 - In the year that Alma Joyce Harris was born, a mysterious Siberian explosion leveled over 770 square miles of forest. There were no human casualties. Explanations of the explosion have included a comet, meteorite, natural atomic explosion, or a crashed UFO. Although it is called an impact event - the largest one in recorded earth history - there is no crater and it is widely thought that the explosion was caused by a meteor exploding 3 to 6 miles above the earth.

1920 - When she was only 12 years old, on November 2, radio station KDKA began broadcasting in Pittsburgh, PA. This was the first commercial radio broadcast in the United States. Westinghouse, a leading manufacturer of radios and the backer of the station, chose the date because of the Presidential election. People liked it because they could hear about the results of the election between Harding and Cox before the morning papers arrived. Four years later, there were 600 commercial stations broadcasting in the U.S.

1923 - When she was just 15 years old, the A.C. Nielsen Company was founded in Chicago. It provided an audience measurement system that could provide radio station owners with information on their listeners and the popularity of their shows. Later, the Nielsen company became the basis for the fate of television programs.

1938 - Alma was 30 years old when on October 30th, a Sunday, The Mercury Theatre on the Air broadcast Orson Welles' special Halloween show The War of the World's. A clever take on H.G. Wells' novel, the show began with simulated "breaking news" of an invasion by Martians. Because of the realistic nature of the "news," there was a public outcry the next day, calling for regulation by the FCC. Although the current story is that many were fooled and panicked, in reality very few people were fooled. But the show made Orson Welles' career.

1977 - In the year of Alma Joyce Harris's passing, on May 25th, Star Wars premiered in theaters. Eventually, it became the highest-grossing film of all time - until E.T. surpassed it a few years later. It was an immediate hit with theatergoers.

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Alma Joyce Harris died in 1977 in Park, Australia at age 69. No cause of death has been entered for Alma. She was born in 1908. She was born to Mcdonald Harol Harris and Emma Jane Hill Harris, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.

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