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Antone Rekieta (1911 - 1985)

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Antone Rekieta
1911 - 1985
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June 3, 1911
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August 1985
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Paducah, Cottle County, Texas 79248
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Antone Rekieta was born on June 3, 1911. He died in August 1985 at 74 years old. We know that Antone Rekieta had been residing in Paducah, Cottle County, Texas 79248.
Updated: November 7, 2011
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Antone Rekieta passed away in August 1985 at age 74. He was born on June 3, 1911. There is no information about Antone's family or relationships. We know that Antone Rekieta had been residing in Paducah, Cottle County, Texas 79248.
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In 1911, in the year that Antone Rekieta was born, British physicist Ernest Rutherford (born in New Zealand), along with German physicist Hans Geiger, discovered the structure of an atom. He found that atoms had nuclei (a nucleus) and were circled by electrons, much as planets orbit the sun.

In 1922, by the time he was merely 11 years old, on James Joyce's 40th birthday, his book Ulysses was published in France. The book covers the experiences of an Irishman in Dublin on an ordinary day, 16 June 1904. Now considered a classic, it was controversial at the time. Due to some sexual content, the book was banned in the U.S. during the 1920's and the U.S. Post Office destroyed 500 copies of the novel.

In 1934, Antone was 23 years old when on November 11th 1933, an extremely strong dust storm hit South Dakota, stripping topsoil. Other strong dust storms had occurred during 1933. Severe droughts continued to hit the Great Plains and the dust storms devastated agricultural production as well as people's' lives for several years. The Roosevelt administration and scientists eventually determined that farming practices had caused the conditions that led to the dust storms and the changes they implemented in farming stopped the Dust Bowl.

In 1954, by the time he was 43 years old, on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

In 1985, in the year of Antone Rekieta's passing, on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

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