Billy M Davis (1939 - 2007)

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Billy M Davis
1939 - 2007
updated February 06, 2019
Billy M Davis was born on November 21, 1939. He died on December 5, 2007 at age 68. We know that Billy M Davis had been residing in Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama.


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Billy M Davis died on December 5, 2007 at 68 years of age. He was born on November 21, 1939. We are unaware of information about Billy's immediate family. We know that Billy M Davis had been residing in Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama.
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In 1939, in the year that Billy M Davis was born, in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

In 1943, he was only 4 years old when on June 20th through June 22nd, the Detroit Race Riot erupted at Belle Isle Park. The rioting spread throughout the city (made worse by false rumors of attacks on blacks and whites) and resulted in the deployment of 6,000 Federal troops. 34 people were killed, (25 of them black) - mostly by white police or National Guardsmen, 433 were wounded (75 percent of them black) and an estimated $2 million of property was destroyed. The same summer, there were riots in Beaumont, Texas and Harlem, New York.

In 1954, at the age of just 15 years old, Billy was alive when on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

In 1963, by the time he was 24 years old, the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

In 1970, at the age of 31 years old, Billy was alive when on May 4th, four students at Kent State University in Ohio were shot and killed by National Guardsmen. The students were at a peaceful demonstration protesting the invasion of Cambodia by US forces. There had been precedent for the killing of American college students. The previous year, on May 15th, Alameda County Sheriffs used shotguns against U.C. Berkeley students at a protest for People's Park. One student died, one was blinded, 128 were injured.

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Other Billy Davises

Billy P Davis
Born: around 1927
Tennessee, United States
Billy Frank Davis
Dec 4, 1927 - Oct 22, 1997
Texas, United States
Billy Z Davis
Born: around 1927
South Carolina, United States
Billy H Davis
Born: around 1927
North Carolina, United States
Billy S Sr Davis
Born: around 1918
Georgia, United States
Billy H Davis
Born: around 1924
Idaho, United States
Billy J Davis
Born: around 1926
Arizona, United States
Billy T Davis
Born: around 1920
California, United States
Billy T Davis
Born: around 1920
Ohio, United States
Billy R Davis
Born: around 1927
Texas, United States
Billy H Davis
Born: around 1927
Texas, United States
Billy J Davis
Born: around 1924
Oklahoma, United States
Billy J Davis
Born: around 1923
Oklahoma, United States
Billy L Davis
Born: around 1926
South Dakota, United States
Billy B Davis
Born: around 1926
Iowa, United States
Billy E Davis
Born: around 1920
Iowa, United States

Other Davises

Lela Davis
Apr 10, 1903 - August 1975
Smiths Station, Alabama
James Davis
May 22, 1938 - February 1987
Union Springs, Alabama
Elizabeth H Davis
Apr 1, 1914 - Apr 13, 2009
Minter, AL
John M Davis
Nov 13, 1918 - Jun 19, 1997
Mc Kenzie, AL
Mary A Davis
Jul 16, 1905 - Apr 5, 1996
Auburn, AL
Myrtle Davis
Aug 14, 1906 - September 1970
Jacksons Gap, Alabama
Marie Davis
Feb 15, 1936 - Jan 4, 2008
Prattville, AL
Bertie L Davis
Jun 9, 1925 - Sep 16, 2007
Honoraville, AL
Ray Davis
Apr 22, 1932 - March 1980
Essie L Davis
Jan 3, 1925 - Aug 17, 2003
Pike Road, AL
Sally Davis
May 7, 1885 - May 1970
Fort Deposit, Alabama
Joel Davis
Sep 15, 1895 - December 1963
Robbie L Davis
Sep 14, 1909 - Feb 14, 1994
Montgomery, AL
Elizabeth O Davis
Jan 19, 1931 - Mar 21, 2002
Elkmont, AL
Senie Davis
Aug 15, 1905 - February 1978
Elmore, Alabama
Lucy W Davis
Feb 18, 1904 - Aug 3, 1988
Birmingham, AL
Perry Davis
Feb 24, 1898 - May 1972
Montgomery, Alabama
Mary Davis
Sep 9, 1889 - November 1972
Goshen, Alabama
Lucile S Davis
Jan 28, 1908 - Apr 1, 2000
Morgantown, WV
General L Davis
Mar 11, 1937 - Jul 8, 2009
Alpine, AL

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Willie B Caver
Dec 29, 1888 - Dec 15, 1971
Prattville, AL
Ernest Kirkland
Dec 10, 1924 - May 1991
Jim Williams
May 15, 1885 - July 1968
Montgomery, Alabama
Willie Moses
May 1, 1939 - March 1976
Franc Graham
Dec 18, 1883 - January 1969
Montgomery, Alabama
Fannie Parmer
Oct 9, 1905 - Nov 26, 1991
Greenville, AL
Nicky B Jenkins
Apr 20, 1939 - May 17, 2011
Opelika, AL
Alice F Green
Jan 25, 1919 - Sep 29, 2010
Troy, AL
Ella Butler
Aug 20, 1885 - July 1983
Opelika, Alabama
Elizabeth C Shull
Dec 15, 1938 - Jun 12, 2010
Mobile, AL
Virgil Bryant
Sep 24, 1894 - August 1965
Eura Anders
Oct 16, 1904 - Jul 25, 1993
Cullman, AL
Vera Barrett
Apr 15, 1915 - Apr 29, 2007
Clanton, AL
Jo W Dawkins
Jan 14, 1939 - Apr 14, 2005
Wetumpka, AL
Lige Jenkins
Jun 10, 1881 - November 1975
Greenville, Alabama
Sam Soles
Jan 12, 1935 - October 1983
Hayneville, Alabama
Minnie Marcus
Jul 24, 1902 - September 1985
Atlanta, Georgia
Howard R Dykes
Aug 14, 1938 - Jul 29, 2011
Troy, AL
Robert L Spence
Oct 15, 1909 - Dec 15, 2000
Dadeville, AL
Oscar Tate
May 29, 1905 - Apr 11, 1990
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