Bill D Baker (1949 - 2001)

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Ella Fitzgerald and Marilyn Monroe

Ella Fitzgerald and Marilyn Monroe

Hulda Henriette Auguste Knuth Baker

Hulda Henriette Auguste Knuth Baker

George Washington Baker

George Washington Baker

Diane Joyce Afflerback Baker

Diane Joyce Afflerback Baker

Earl Wilson, Esther Williams, Marilyn Monroe.

Earl Wilson, Esther Williams, Marilyn Monroe.

Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe

Earl Wilson and  Marilyn Monroe.

Earl Wilson and Marilyn Monroe.

Marilyn Monroe and Sheilah Graham

Marilyn Monroe and Sheilah Graham

Sheilah Graham and Marilyn Monroe

Sheilah Graham and Marilyn Monroe

Sheilah Graham and Marilyn Monroe

Sheilah Graham and Marilyn Monroe

Wilma Louise (Baker) Myers

Wilma Louise (Baker) Myers

Ivan M Baker

Ivan M Baker

Lacey Mayne Baker

Lacey Mayne Baker

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Lenny Baker, Lou Jacobi & Helen Hanft Ella Fitzgerald and Marilyn Monroe Hulda Henriette Auguste Knuth Baker George Washington Baker

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1949 - In the year that Bill D Baker was born, comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

1967 - Bill was 18 years old when on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

1971 - He was 22 years old when on May 3rd, 10,000 federal troops, 5,100 officers of the D.C. Metropolitan Police, 2,000 members of the D.C. National Guard, and federal agents assembled in Washington DC to prevent an estimated 10,000 Vietnam War protesters from marching. President Nixon (who was in California) refused to give federal employees the day off and they had to navigate the police and protesters, adding to the confusion. By the end of a few days of protest, 12,614 people had been arrested - making it the largest mass arrest in US history.

1985 - Bill was 36 years old when 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.

1989 - Bill was 40 years old when on March 24th, the Exxon Valdez, an oil tanker, struck a reef in Alaska's Prince William Sound and oil began spilling out of the hold. The oil would eventually contaminate more than a thousand miles of coastline. It is estimated that over 10.8 million gallons of crude oil spilled into the Sound - killing 100,000 to 250,000 seabirds, over 2,800 sea otters, about 12 river otters, 300 harbor seals, 247 bald eagles, and 22 orcas - as well as an unknown number of salmon and herring.

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Bill D Baker passed away on March 24, 2001 at 51 years old. No cause of death has been listed for Bill. He was born on October 28, 1949. We are unaware of information about Bill's family.

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