Arthur Thorsen (1921 - 1985)

Arthur Thorsen
1921 - 1985
updated February 06, 2019
Arthur Thorsen was born on September 17, 1921. He died in February 1985 at 63 years of age. We know that Arthur Thorsen had been residing in Poulsbo, Kitsap County, Washington 98370.

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Arthur Thorsen died in February 1985 at 63 years old. He was born on September 17, 1921. We have no information about Arthur's family or relationships. We know that Arthur Thorsen had been residing in Poulsbo, Kitsap County, Washington 98370.
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In 1921, in the year that Arthur Thorsen was born, in May, the Emergency Quota Act - or Emergency Immigration Act - was passed. The law restricted the number of immigrants to 357,000 per year. It also established an immigration quota in which only 3 per cent of the total population of any ethnic group already in the USA in 1910, could be admitted to America after 1921. Although the Act was supposed to be temporary, it stayed in effect until 1965.

In 1940, he was 19 years old when in July, Billboard published its first Music Popularity Chart. Top recordings of the year were Tommy Dorsey's "I'll Never Smile Again" (vocal Frank Sinatra) - 12 weeks at the top, Bing Crosby's "Only Forever" - 9 weeks at the top, and Artie Shaw's "Frenesi" - 12 weeks at the top.

In 1968, by the time he was 47 years old, on April 4th, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader, was shot and killed by an assassin in Memphis. James Earl Ray was apprehended and plead guilty to shooting Dr. King. Ray died in jail in 1998.

In 1977, Arthur was 56 years old when on January 20th, Jimmy Carter became the 39th President of the United States. Running against incumbent Gerald Ford, he won 50.1% of the popular vote to Ford's 48.0%. He was elected to only one term.

In 1985, in the year of Arthur Thorsen's passing, in May, a paper published in Nature by three British scientists reported that a huge hole was discovered in the ozone layer over the Antarctic. It was much larger than expected and is due to the use of manmade chemicals.

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around 1926 - Unknown
around 1920 - Unknown
around 1910 - Unknown
around 1901 - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
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around 1886 - Jul 19, 1947
around 1908  - Apr 21, 1908
Nov 14, 1903 - January 1983
Jul 27, 1934 - May 21, 2009
Dec 31, 1894 - June 1979
Aug 8, 1899 - March 1971

Other Thorsens

Jan 22, 1954 - Jul 9, 2001
Oct 13, 1965 - Nov 15, 1987
Oct 24, 1898 - July 1965
Jun 25, 1916 - July 1981
Sep 2, 1917 - Jan 23, 1996
Feb 15, 1923 - Jan 18, 2005
Oct 18, 1906 - Jan 27, 1989
Dec 6, 1925 - Jan 13, 1998
Apr 14, 1929 - June 1976
Dec 21, 1908 - Mar 17, 1994
May 8, 1948 - Mar 8, 1996
Feb 9, 1908 - Jun 16, 1991
Aug 8, 1899 - March 1971
May 22, 1918 - Nov 10, 1993
May 22, 1918 - Jun 25, 2008
Jan 19, 1878 - January 1969
Jul 8, 1915 - March 1985
Jun 28, 1893 - June 1965
Jun 20, 1920 - Dec 29, 2000
Sep 11, 1903 - Nov 16, 2004

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Dec 28, 1914 - Mar 1, 1994
Apr 26, 1916 - Jul 30, 1996
Oct 20, 1910 - September 1975
Dec 28, 1904 - December 1978
Dec 16, 1921 - Sep 11, 1986
Apr 27, 1913 - Aug 12, 1990
Sep 15, 1907 - October 1974
Oct 1, 1915 - June 1980
May 13, 1926 - Feb 1, 1996
Sep 18, 1936 - Jul 28, 2002
Dec 10, 1916 - August 1979
Jul 14, 1922 - Jul 15, 2011
May 19, 1909 - Aug 8, 2004
Nov 16, 1913 - May 17, 1995
Mar 11, 1936 - Nov 3, 2003
Aug 19, 1913 - Jun 8, 1980
Mar 15, 1908 - Apr 23, 1992
Dec 11, 1937 - Dec 3, 1989
Oct 22, 1910 - August 1980
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