Berry Wansley (1925 - 1998)

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Berry Wansley
1925 - 1998
updated February 06, 2019
Berry Wansley was born on May 24, 1925. Berry died on March 11, 1998 at age 72. We know that Berry Wansley had been residing in East Spencer, Rowan County, North Carolina 28039.

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Berry Wansley passed away on March 11, 1998 at age 72. Berry was born on May 24, 1925. We are unaware of information about Berry's family. We know that Berry Wansley had been residing in East Spencer, Rowan County, North Carolina 28039.
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1925 - 1998 World Events

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In 1925, in the year that Berry Wansley was born, gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

In 1946, by the time this person was 21 years old, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

In 1952, by the time this person was 27 years old, on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

In 1969, Berry was 44 years old when on January 20th, Richard M. Nixon became the 37th President of the United States. Previously the Vice President to President Eisenhower, Nixon was the only President to resign in office - in his second term.

In 1998, in the year of Berry Wansley'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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