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Cecil C Scales (1922 - 1995)

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Cecil C Scales
1922 - 1995
Born
June 22, 1922
Death
November 18, 1995
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Orange, Orange County, Texas 77630
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Cecil C Scales was born on June 22, 1922. He died on November 18, 1995 at 73 years of age. We know that Cecil C Scales had been residing in Orange, Orange County, Texas 77630.
Updated: November 8, 2011
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Cecil C Scales died on November 18, 1995 at 73 years of age. He was born on June 22, 1922. There is no information about Cecil's surviving family. We know that Cecil C Scales had been residing in Orange, Orange County, Texas 77630.
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In 1922, in the year that Cecil C Scales was born, on James Joyce's 40th birthday, his book Ulysses was published in France. The book covers the experiences of an Irishman in Dublin on an ordinary day, 16 June 1904. Now considered a classic, it was controversial at the time. Due to some sexual content, the book was banned in the U.S. during the 1920's and the U.S. Post Office destroyed 500 copies of the novel.

In 1948, by the time 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, at the age of 39 years old, Cecil was alive when on August 13th, East Germany began erection of what would become the Berlin Wall between East and West Berlin. In one day, they installed barbed wire entanglements and fences (called Barbed Wire Sunday in Germany). On August 17th, the first concrete elements and large blocks were put in place.

In 1981, at the age of 59 years old, Cecil was alive when 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".

In 1995, in the year of Cecil C Scales's passing, on September 3rd, eBay was founded in San Jose California. Beginning as simply a place for Pierre Omidyar's girlfriend (now wife) to share her Pez passion and collection online, the site has become a multibillion-dollar business and operates in 30 countries.

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