Alpha Risley (1903 - 1981)

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Alpha Risley
1903 - 1981
updated February 06, 2019
Alpha Risley was born on October 30, 1903. Alpha died in February 1981 at 77 years of age. We know that Alpha Risley had been residing in North Miami Beach, Miami-Dade County, Florida 33160.


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Alpha Risley passed away in February 1981 at 77 years old. Alpha was born on October 30, 1903. We have no information about Alpha's surviving family. We know that Alpha Risley had been residing in North Miami Beach, Miami-Dade County, Florida 33160.
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In 1903, in the year that Alpha Risley was born, the first World Series of American baseball was played between October 1st and 13th. The Boston Americans of the American League played the Pittsburgh Pirates of the National League. Boston came back from a three game to one deficit, winning the final four games to capture the title - such a large comeback wouldn't be repeated by a team until 1925. (A total of eight games were played.)

In 1923, at the age of 20 years old, Alpha was alive when 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.

In 1936, at the age of 33 years old, Alpha was alive when on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1952, when this person was 49 years old, on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

In 1981, in the year of Alpha Risley's passing, on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

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