Cathy Priest (1951 - 1987)

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Hialeah, Miami-Dade County, Florida

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Albert & Ellie (Priest) Thayer

Albert & Ellie (Priest) Thayer

Ruby E Du-priest, CA 1984

Ruby E Du-priest, CA 1984

Bomstead & Morris families, Washington 1962

Bomstead & Morris families, Washington 1962

Margaret Jane Priest Kemper

Margaret Jane Priest Kemper

McRobert/Kemper Wedding

McRobert/Kemper Wedding

George and Susan Priest Wedding

George and Susan Priest Wedding

Palermo, Maine Elementary School

Palermo, Maine Elementary School

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1951 - In the year that Cathy Priest was born, on June 25th, CBS began broadcasting in color. There were well over 10 million televisions by that time. The first show in color was a musical variety special titled "Premiere". Hardly anyone had a color TV that could see the show.

1953 - At the age of only 2 years old, Cathy was alive when on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

1968 - When she was 17 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.

1986 - When she was 35 years old, on January 28th, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after launch. All seven crew members died. The cause of the explosion was later found to be a failed O-ring. The O-ring failure was due to the unusually cold conditions at Cape Canaveral.

1987 - In the year of Cathy Priest's passing, on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

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Cathy Priest passed away in September 1987 at 36 years of age. No cause of death has been entered for Cathy. She was born on March 31, 1951. There is no information about Cathy's family. We know that Cathy Priest had been residing in Hialeah, Miami-Dade County, Florida.

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