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Billy Donald Long (1932 - 2009)

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Billy Donald Long
1932 - 2009
Born
January 20, 1932
Death
August 5, 2009
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Houston, Harris County, Texas 77092
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Billy Donald Long was born on January 20, 1932. He died on August 5, 2009 at age 77. We know that Billy Donald Long had been residing in Houston, Harris County, Texas 77092.
Updated: November 8, 2011
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Billy Donald Long passed away on August 5, 2009 at age 77. He was born on January 20, 1932. We have no information about Billy's surviving family. We know that Billy Donald Long had been residing in Houston, Harris County, Texas 77092.
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In 1932, in the year that Billy Donald Long was born, on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

In 1944, by the time he was merely 12 years old, on November 7th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a fourth term as President of the United States. Running against Thomas Dewey, Governor of New York, Roosevelt won 53.4 of the popular vote, Dewey got 45.9%.

In 1956, when he was 24 years old, this was the year that the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, became an international sensation. He began the year as a regional favorite and ended the year with 17 recordings having been on the Billboard’s Top 100 singles chart, 11 TV appearances, and a movie. Elvis scandalized adults and thrilled teens.

In 1966, at the age of 34 years old, Billy was alive when on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

In 1980, by the time he was 48 years old, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

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