Bertha Wilkinson (1902 - 1986)

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Bertha Wilkinson
1902 - 1986
updated February 06, 2019
Bertha Wilkinson was born on February 18, 1902. She died in May 1986 at 84 years old. We know that Bertha Wilkinson had been residing in zip code 02146.

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Bertha Wilkinson passed away in May 1986 at age 84. She was born on February 18, 1902. There is no information about Bertha's family. We know that Bertha Wilkinson had been residing in zip code 02146.
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In 1902, in the year that Bertha Wilkinson was born, the first Rose Bowl game was played in Pasadena, California. Called the "Tournament East–West football game" at the time, the Michigan Wolverines (East) played the Stanford Indians (West) - the Wolverines won 49 - 0. (The Stanford captain requested an end to the game with 8 minutes remaining.) The Tournament of Roses Parade began in 1890 and the football game began as a way to boost tourism in the area.

In 1926, at the age of 24 years old, Bertha was alive when on October 31st, Harry Houdini died in Michigan. Houdini was the most famed magician of his time and perhaps of all time, especially for his acts involving escapes - from handcuffs, straitjackets, chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, and more. He was president of the Society of American Magicians and stringently upheld professional ethics. He died of complications from a ruptured appendix. Although he had received a blow to the area a couple of days previously, the connection between the blow and his appendicitis is disputed.

In 1930, at the age of 28 years old, Bertha was alive when as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

In 1973, when she was 71 years old, in October, Vice President Spiro Agnew resigned - President Nixon nominated Gerald Ford for Vice President. Nixon's tax returns came under investigation. Nixon offered the recently discovered Oval Office tapes be heard by one person and summarized - his offer was rejected by the Special Prosecutor. Nixon ordered the Attorney General, then the assistant Attorney General, to fire the Special Prosecutor. Both refused and were fired. The Solicitor General became the acting Attorney General and fired the Special Prosecutor (the Saturday Night Massacre). Nixon releases some of the tapes, under extreme pressure because of the firings.

In 1986, in the year of Bertha Wilkinson's passing, 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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Nov 28, 1909 - Nov 11, 1993
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Nov 7, 1916 - Feb 28, 2011
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Mary Wilkinson
Nov 21, 1922 - November 1979
Charles Wilkinson
Jan 2, 1912 - August 1982
Colorado Springs, CO
Alma H Wilkinson
Aug 22, 1923 - November 1991
Ellen Wilkinson
Feb 28, 1892 - December 1968
Boston, MA
Frances E Wilkinson
Nov 8, 1908 - May 27, 1992
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