Cecilia Taylor (1927 - 1992)

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Cecilia Taylor
1927 - 1992
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February 16, 1927
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May 20, 1992
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Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio 44108
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Cecilia Taylor was born on February 16, 1927. She died on May 20, 1992 at 65 years old. We know that Cecilia Taylor had been residing in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio 44108.
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Cecilia Taylor passed away on May 20, 1992 at 65 years old. She was born on February 16, 1927. We are unaware of information about Cecilia's family. We know that Cecilia Taylor had been residing in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio 44108.

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In 1927, in the year that Cecilia Taylor was born, the first "talkie" (a movie with music, songs, and talking), The Jazz Singer, was released. Al Jolson starred as a cantor's son who instead of following in his father's footsteps as expected, becomes a singer of popular songs. Banished by his father, they reconcile on his father's deathbed. It was a tear-jerker and audiences went wild - especially when they heard the songs. Thus begun the demise of silent films and the rise of "talkies".

In 1953, by the time she was 26 years old, 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.

In 1979, by the time she was 52 years old, on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

In 1983, at the age of 56 years old, Cecilia was alive when "crack" cocaine was developed in the Bahamas and spread to the United States. Previously, cocaine had been cut with other substances, diluting it. Crack was 80% pure and therefore was more addictive. It was also cheaper, making it more easily available to low income neighborhoods.

In 1992, in the year of Cecilia Taylor's passing, on February 1st, US President George Bush and President Boris Yeltsin of Russia jointly announced an end to the Cold War, proclaiming a new era of "friendship and partnership". At Camp David in Maryland, they reviewed ways to jointly reduce nuclear arms and support reforms in Russia but no agreement was reached at that meeting.

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