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Alvin D Bollinger (1921 - 1988)

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Alvin D Bollinger
1921 - 1988
Born
July 6, 1921
Death
August 20, 1988
Last Known Residence
Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas 67214
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Alvin D Bollinger of Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas was born on July 6, 1921, and died at age 67 years old on August 20, 1988.
Updated: November 7, 2011
Biography ID: 65399252

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Alvin Bollinger passed away at age 67 years old on August 20, 1988. Alvin D Bollinger of Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas was born on July 6, 1921.

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Alvin D Bollinger lived 7 years shorter than the average Bollinger family member when he died at the age of 67.
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In 1921, in the year that Alvin D Bollinger was born, on March 4, Warren G. Harding became President. Previously a U.S. Senator, Lieutenant Governor, and Ohio State Senator, Harding was a popular President. But many scandals plagued his short administration (he died in office after 2 and a half years), including the revelations of one of his mistresses and the Teapot Dome scandal. Historically, Harding is rated as one of the worst Presidents.

In 1951, at the age of 30 years old, Alvin was alive when on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

In 1968, Alvin was 47 years old when on January 31st, the North Vietnamese launched the Tet Offensive, a turning point in the Vietnam War. 70,000 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces swarmed into South Vietnam. The South Vietnamese and US troops held off the offensive but it was such fierce fighting that the U.S. public began to turn against the war.

In 1976, Alvin was 55 years old when The United States celebrated the Bicentennial of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It was a year long celebration, with the biggest events taking place on July 4th.

In 1988, in the year of Alvin D Bollinger's passing, on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

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