Ben Schuster (1921 - 2003)

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Ben Schuster
1921 - 2003
November 28, 1921
August 2, 2003
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Carrington, Foster County, North Dakota 58421
Ben Schuster was born on November 28, 1921. He died on August 2, 2003 at 81 years old. We know that Ben Schuster had been residing in Carrington, Foster County, North Dakota 58421.
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Ben Schuster died on August 2, 2003 at age 81. He was born on November 28, 1921. There is no information about Ben's immediate family. We know that Ben Schuster had been residing in Carrington, Foster County, North Dakota 58421.

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In 1921, in the year that Ben Schuster was born, the silent film The Sheik, directed by George Melford and starring Rudolph Valentino and Agnes Ayres (also featuring Adolphe Menjou) debuted on October 21st. Critics weren't enthusiastic but the public loved it - in the first few weeks 125,000 people had seen the movie - and it eventually exceeded $1 million in ticket sales. And Rudolph Valentino, an Italian American, became the heartthrob of a female generation.

In 1940, at the age of 19 years old, Ben was alive when on July 27th, the cartoon character Bugs Bunny debuted in his first film A Wild Hare - voiced by Mel Blanc. He has since appeared in more short films, feature films, compilations, TV series, music records, comic books, video games, award shows, amusement park rides, and commercials than any other cartoon character. He even has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. "What's up, Doc?"

In 1959, at the age of 38 years old, Ben was alive when on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1968, Ben was 47 years old when 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, at the age of 56 years old, Ben was alive 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.

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