Catherine R Rogers (1918 - 1985)

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Catherine R Rogers
1918 - 1985
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June 21, 1918
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April 27, 1985
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Catherine R Rogers was born on June 21, 1918. She died on April 27, 1985 at 66 years old.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Branch of service: Us Navy
Rank attained: AEM3
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Catherine R Rogers passed away on April 27, 1985 at 66 years old. She was buried in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery Section MM Site 1563, St. Louis, Missouri. She was born on June 21, 1918. There is no information about Catherine's surviving family.

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In 1918, in the year that Catherine R Rogers was born, following European countries, Daylight Saving Time went into effect in the United States in March. It was an effort to conserve fuel needed to produce electric power. This was a war effort and proved unpopular so in most areas of the United States, Daylight Saving Time ended after World War I. It returned during World War II.

In 1926, at the age of just 8 years old, Catherine was alive when on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1968, by the time she was 50 years old, on January 31st, the North Vietnamese launched the Tet Offensive, a turning point in the Vietnam War. 70,000 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces swarmed into South Vietnam. The South Vietnamese and US troops held off the offensive but it was such fierce fighting that the U.S. public began to turn against the war.

In 1970, by the time she was 52 years old, on April 10th, Paul McCartney announced that he was leaving the Beatles. (John Lennon had previously told the band that he was leaving but hadn't publicly announced it.) By the end of the year, each Beatle had his own album.

In 1985, in the year of Catherine R Rogers's passing, on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

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