Bobby J Gustin (1922 - 2010)

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Bobby J Gustin
1922 - 2010
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June 12, 1922
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August 11, 2010
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Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama 35903
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Bobby J Gustin was born on June 12, 1922. He died on August 11, 2010 at 88 years old. We know that Bobby J Gustin had been residing in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama 35903.
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Bobby J Gustin died on August 11, 2010 at 88 years old. He was born on June 12, 1922. We are unaware of information about Bobby's immediate family. We know that Bobby J Gustin had been residing in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama 35903.

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In 1922, in the year that Bobby J Gustin was born, on December 6th, the Irish Free State, a self-governing dominion of the British Empire, was officially proclaimed. While establishing some independence for the people of Ireland, it did not create a fully independent Ireland and the fighting continued.

In 1938, Bobby was 16 years old when on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

In 1948, when he was 26 years old, on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1961, by the time he was 39 years old, on April 17th, about 1,000 CIA trained Cuban exiles invaded Cuba with the intention of igniting a rebellion and overthrowing Castro. They were defeated within three days. Although the operation began under Eisenhower, Kennedy approved it and the operation, named the Bay of Pigs for the beach where they landed, was a humiliation for the United States.

In 1981, by the time he was 59 years old, on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

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