Arlene F Mcfarland (1908 - 2001)

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Arlene F Mcfarland
1908 - 2001
updated February 06, 2019
Arlene F Mcfarland was born on June 9, 1908. She died on January 9, 2001 at age 92. We know that Arlene F Mcfarland had been residing in Portland, Washington County, Oregon 97224.


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Arlene F Mcfarland passed away on January 9, 2001 at 92 years old. She was born on June 9, 1908. There is no information about Arlene's family or relationships. We know that Arlene F Mcfarland had been residing in Portland, Washington County, Oregon 97224.
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In 1908, in the year that Arlene F Mcfarland 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.

In 1938, she 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.

In 1944, at the age of 36 years old, Arlene was alive when on June 22nd, the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, called the G.I. Bill, was signed into law, pushed through by the veteran's organizations. Benefits provided for veterans to return to school (high school, vocational school, or college), obtain low interest home mortgages and low interest business loans, and (if needed) one year of unemployment insurance. Since most returning vets immediately found work, less than 20% of the unemployment benefits were distributed.

In 1973, Arlene was 65 years old when on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

In 1986, Arlene was 78 years old when on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

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