Billie L. Shadden (1940 - 2020)

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Billie L. Shadden
1940 - 2020
April 26, 1940
January 26, 2020
Last Known Residence
Coal Valley, Illinois 61240, United States
Billie L. Shadden of Coal Valley, Illinois United States was born on April 26, 1940, and died at age 79 years old on January 26, 2020.
Updated: March 18, 2023
Biography ID: 192896930

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Billie was a hard worker who provided for his wife and 7 children. He loved to play cards and spend time with his family.
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Coal Valley, Illinois 61240, United States
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April 26, 1940
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Billie Shadden passed away at age 79 years old on January 26, 2020. Billie L. Shadden of Coal Valley, Illinois United States was born on April 26, 1940 to Lloyd N Shadden. Billie Shadden married Billie Hughes in March 1957, and had children Kenneth Shadden, John Shadden, Brenda (Shadden) Bender, Steven Shadden, Cynthia Diane Keck, William Shadden, and Dale Shadden.

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Billie L. Shadden lived 8 years longer than the average Shadden family member when he died at the age of 79.
The average age of a Shadden family member is 71.

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Billie L. Shadden
Dad at a picnic holding Charlie
Date & Place: at Crescent Lake in Alpha, Henry County, Illinois 61413, United States
The dog looks so relaxed sitting in his lap, what a great photo!

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1940 - 2020 World Events

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In 1940, in the year that Billie L. Shadden was born, 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 1955, Billie was merely 15 years old when in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

In 1968, by the time he was 28 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 1983, when he was 43 years old, on August 30th, the Soviet Union claimed that a South Korean Boeing 747 jetliner (Flight 007), bound for Seoul from New York City, had strayed into Soviet airspace. Saying that they believed it to be a U.S. spy plane, the passenger jet was shot down by a Soviet SU-15 fighter - after it had tracked the airliner for two hours. All 269 passengers (including a U.S. Representative from Georgia) and crew were killed.

In 1994, Billie was 54 years old when on May 6th, the Channel Tunnel or "Chunnel" was officially opened. The Chunnel is a railway tunnel beneath the English Channel that connects Great Britain to mainland France. Original plans for such a tunnel were developed in 1802 and approved by Napoleon Bonaparte but the British rejected the plan fearing that Napoleon would use the railway to invade.

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