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Anita Samess (1920 - 1998)

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Anita Samess
1920 - 1998
Born
September 19, 1920
Death
November 23, 1998
Last Known Residence
Palm Harbor, Pinellas County, Florida 34684
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Anita Samess of Palm Harbor, Pinellas County, Florida was born on September 19, 1920, and died at age 78 years old on November 23, 1998.
Updated: October 3, 2011
Biography ID: 10078670

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Anita Samess passed away at age 78 years old on November 23, 1998. Anita Samess of Palm Harbor, Pinellas County, Florida was born on September 19, 1920.

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Anita Samess lived 1 year longer than the average Samess family member when she died at the age of 78.
The average age of a Samess family member is 77.
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In 1920, in the year that Anita Samess was born, 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.

In 1936, she was 16 years old 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 1955, she was 35 years old when in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

In 1982, she was 62 years old when on September 14th, Princess Grace of Monaco (American actress Grace Kelly), 52, died of injuries when her car plunged off a mountain road. Her 17 year old daughter, Stephanie, was also in the car and suffered serious injuries but recovered. It's believed that the accident was caused when Princess Grace, who was driving, had a mild stroke.

In 1998, in the year of Anita Samess's passing, on December 19th, the movie Titanic - based on the 1912 sinking of the ship and starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet - was released. Winning 11 Oscars, it was the first film to gross over a billion dollars and eventually grossed over $2 billion.

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