Charles Davis (1928 - 1980)

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Charles Davis
1928 - 1980
updated February 06, 2019
Charles Davis was born on October 19, 1928. He died in May 1980 at 51 years old.


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Charles Davis passed away in May 1980 at age 51. He was born on October 19, 1928. We are unaware of information about Charles's family or relationships.
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In 1928, in the year that Charles Davis was born, Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1930, he was just 2 years old when as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

In 1960, at the age of 32 years old, Charles was alive when on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

In 1971, when he was 43 years old, in March, Intel shipped the first microprocessor to Busicom, a Japanese manufacturer of calculators. The microprocessor has since allowed computers to become smaller and faster, leading to smaller and more versatile handheld devices, home computers, and supercomputers.

In 1980, in the year of Charles Davis's passing, on December 8th, ex-Beatle John Lennon was shot and killed by Mark David Chapman in front of his home - the Dakota - in New York City. Chapman was found guilty of murder and still remains in jail.

Other Biographies

Other Charles Davises

Charles Robert Davis, Sr
Born: Mar 15, 1946
Charles Wesley Davis
Born: May 10, 1845
Charles Monroe Davis
Jan 8, 1910 - Jun 19, 1959
Charles William Davis
around 1858 - Nov 25, 1940
Charles William Davis
around 1918 - Jun 19, 1941
Charles William Davis
around 1898 - Dec 2, 1917
Charles Victor Davis
Died: Dec 12, 1942
Charles Trevor Davis
around 1921 - Mar 26, 1941
Charles Tom Davis
Died: Aug 21, 1915
Charles Thomas Davis
around 1881 - Oct 30, 1914
Charles Thomas Davis
around 1895 - Sep 24, 1940

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Geraldine Davis
Feb 14, 1928 - December 1985
Detroit, Michigan
Kathryn Davis
Feb 4, 1920 - November 1987
Memphis, TN
Katie Davis
Aug 9, 1898 - October 1976
Detroit, Michigan
Alberta Davis
Mar 9, 1922 - Dec 19, 2005
Detroit, MI
Maureen F Davis
Jan 4, 1927 - Feb 8, 2001
Bloomfield Hills, MI
Marie Davis
Apr 2, 1917 - Jul 17, 2003
Goodells, MI
Mildred Davis
Jan 25, 1914 - May 15, 2001
Milan, MI
Nellie Davis
Feb 4, 1897 - May 1986
Eldorado, Illinois
Bruce Davis
Jul 7, 1927 - Jun 7, 1994
Detroit, MI
Lydia Davis
Aug 26, 1898 - May 1970
Detroit, Michigan
Annie Davis
Jul 12, 1899 - January 1977
Lilbourn, Missouri
Mamie Davis
Oct 10, 1909 - May 1986
Detroit, Michigan
Melvina Davis
Sep 23, 1921 - September 1981
Jackson, Mississippi
Edward J Davis
Apr 21, 1930 - Mar 6, 2005
East Palatka, FL
Sallie M Davis
Mar 31, 1920 - Oct 24, 2000
Detroit, MI
Alfonso Davis
Mar 14, 1927 - Feb 11, 2001
Colton, CA
Charles O Davis
Aug 23, 1928 - Oct 3, 2003
Detroit, MI
Mattie J Davis
Feb 14, 1924 - Sep 23, 2006
Detroit, MI
Florida Lee Davis
May 12, 1925 - May 7, 2011
Morristown, New Jersey
Carrie Davis
Feb 27, 1893 - September 1985
Jacksonville, Florida

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Oct 3, 1928 - Aug 20, 2006
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Apr 12, 1926 - August 1978
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Raymond A Gugala
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Mary Whitaker
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Chicago, IL
Marilyn Braun
Feb 26, 1922 - Jan 11, 1990
Palm Beach, FL
Gene J Volpe
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Green Lake, WI
Richard M Thomas
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San Francisco, California
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Saint Clair Shores, MI
Anna Wright
May 21, 1894 - February 1968
Dearborn, Michigan
Joseph J Goscinski
Jan 29, 1928 - May 7, 2009
Wyandotte, MI
Joyce C Nessel
Jun 1, 1923 - Mar 2, 2000
West Bloomfield, MI
Agnes Greco
Jul 10, 1925 - Nov 22, 2010
Buffalo, NY
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