Charles H Gaines (1920 - 1998)

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Charles H Gaines
1920 - 1998
updated February 06, 2019
Charles H Gaines was born on June 15, 1920. He died on January 20, 1998 at 77 years of age. We know that Charles H Gaines had been residing in Burbank, Los Angeles County, California 91505.


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Charles H Gaines died on January 20, 1998 at 77 years old. He was born on June 15, 1920. We are unaware of information about Charles's immediate family. We know that Charles H Gaines had been residing in Burbank, Los Angeles County, California 91505.
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In 1920, in the year that Charles H Gaines was born, the National Football League, first called the American Professional Football Association, was created. College football was more popular than pro football and rising player salaries were bankrupting league owners. In response, owners created the NFL, using the pro baseball association as a model. Eleven teams were formed: the Akron Pros, Canton Bulldogs, Cleveland Indians, Dayton Triangles, Decatur Staleys, Hammond Pros, Massillon Tigers, Muncie Flyers, Racine Cardinals, Rochester Jeffersons and Rock Island Independents.

In 1934, Charles was just 14 years old when on July 22nd, gangster John Dillinger was killed in Chicago. His gang had robbed banks and police stations, among other charges, and he was being hunted by J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI - although many in the public saw him as a "Robin Hood". A madam from a brothel in which he was hiding became an informer for the FBI and, after a shootout with FBI agents, Dillinger was shot and died.

In 1963, Charles was 43 years old when the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

In 1983, Charles was 63 years old when on August 30th, the Soviet Union claimed that a South Korean Boeing 747 jetliner (Flight 007), bound for Seoul from New York City, had strayed into Soviet airspace. Saying that they believed it to be a U.S. spy plane, the passenger jet was shot down by a Soviet SU-15 fighter - after it had tracked the airliner for two hours. All 269 passengers (including a U.S. Representative from Georgia) and crew were killed.

In 1998, in the year of Charles H Gaines's passing, on December 19th, the movie Titanic - based on the 1912 sinking of the ship and starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet - was released. Winning 11 Oscars, it was the first film to gross over a billion dollars and eventually grossed over $2 billion.

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New York, United States
Charles M Gaines
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Oregon, United States
Charles A Gaines
Born: around 1918
Kansas, United States
Charles S Gaines
Born: around 1919
Kansas, United States
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Born: around 1907
Missouri, United States
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Missouri, United States
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Born: around 1920
Illinois, United States
Charles C Gaines
Born: around 1913
United States
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Born: around 1920
Kentucky, United States
Charles Gaines
Born: around 1905
United States
Charles E Gaines
Born: around 1917
Indiana, United States
Charles C Gaines
Born: around 1920
Kentucky, United States
Charles W Gaines
Born: around 1916
Georgia, United States
Charles E Gaines
Born: around 1925
Florida, United States
Charles J D Gaines
Born: around 1923
South Carolina, United States
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Born: around 1922
Alabama, United States
Charles v Gaines
Born: around 1922
Mississippi, United States

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Gertrud Gaines
Aug 14, 1908 - March 1985
Thomasville, Georgia
Allen Gaines
Jul 15, 1923 - Nov 13, 1998
Las Vegas, NV
Robert Gaines
Aug 19, 1906 - February 1992
Sallie B Gaines
Jul 28, 1901 - Jun 29, 1994
Atlanta, GA
Margaret Gaines
Aug 7, 1910 - August 1983
Bronx, New York
Lawrence Gaines
Jan 8, 1918 - Jun 29, 1989
Jacksonville, FL
Floyd Gaines
Apr 3, 1964 - December 1984
William L Gaines
Apr 21, 1921 - May 16, 2011
Birmingham, AL
Leo M Gaines
Jul 6, 1918 - Oct 26, 2002
Gastonia, NC
Mary E Gaines
Apr 9, 1909 - Dec 26, 1990
Beatrice E Gaines
Jun 10, 1909 - October 1993
Columbus, GA
Beirtha P Gaines
Jul 1, 1906 - Jan 27, 2010
Clyo, GA
Richard Strother Gaines
Sep 14, 1920 - Apr 3, 2010
Athens, Georgia
Harold G Gaines
Feb 17, 1924 - Mar 25, 2007
Carrollton, GA
Sally Gaines
Jul 17, 1933 - December 1982
Teresa M Gaines
Jun 26, 1961 - Sep 3, 2010
Augusta, Georgia
James H Gaines
Dec 16, 1920 - Dec 20, 1995
Elberton, GA
Early Gaines
Mar 14, 1908 - February 1975
Greenville, South Carolina
Nina Grace Gaines Fontana
Nov 24, 1922 - Aug 15, 2011
Tampa, Florida
Nell Edwards Gaines
Sep 17, 1916 - Sep 7, 2006
Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Charley Williamson
Jun 3, 1902 - August 1981
Jefferson, Georgia
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Sep 12, 1906 - July 1970
Newnan, Georgia
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Ruby L Markee
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Newburgh, IN
Mattie S Gaddy
May 20, 1917 - Oct 14, 1992
Newnan, GA
L Lucile Brooks
Nov 26, 1898 - October 1970
Atlanta, Georgia
Lueureene Acosta
Sep 19, 1900 - November 1966
Atlanta, Georgia
T Potter
Jan 21, 1902 - February 1973
Beaufort, North Carolina
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Canton, GA
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