Carlyle Rivers (1919 - 2008)

Carlyle Rivers
1919 - 2008
updated February 06, 2019
Carlyle Rivers was born on December 7, 1919. He died on November 13, 2008 at age 88. We know that Carlyle Rivers had been residing in Plant City, Hillsborough County, Florida 33566.


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Carlyle Rivers passed away on November 13, 2008 at age 88. He was born on December 7, 1919. We have no information about Carlyle's immediate family. We know that Carlyle Rivers had been residing in Plant City, Hillsborough County, Florida 33566.
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In 1919, in the year that Carlyle Rivers was born, the "Black Sox Scandal" rocked baseball fans during the World Series. Eight players on the Chicago White Sox were accused of throwing the World Series, thus allowing the Cincinnati Reds to win, and making money off of the losses. All of the players were found not guilty by a jury but the fallout lasted for decades. The players were banned from baseball even though they were found innocent.

In 1934, when he was merely 15 years old, on July 22nd, gangster John Dillinger was killed in Chicago. His gang had robbed banks and police stations, among other charges, and he was being hunted by J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI - although many in the public saw him as a "Robin Hood". A madam from a brothel in which he was hiding became an informer for the FBI and, after a shootout with FBI agents, Dillinger was shot and died.

In 1946, Carlyle was 27 years old when pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1959, at the age of 40 years old, Carlyle was alive when on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1973, he was 54 years old when in October, Vice President Spiro Agnew resigned - President Nixon nominated Gerald Ford for Vice President. Nixon's tax returns came under investigation. Nixon offered the recently discovered Oval Office tapes be heard by one person and summarized - his offer was rejected by the Special Prosecutor. Nixon ordered the Attorney General, then the assistant Attorney General, to fire the Special Prosecutor. Both refused and were fired. The Solicitor General became the acting Attorney General and fired the Special Prosecutor (the Saturday Night Massacre). Nixon releases some of the tapes, under extreme pressure because of the firings.

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Apr 25, 1914 - June 1983
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Mar 11, 1917 - Dec 25, 1999
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