Charles Smith (1930 - 1980)

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Charles Smith
1930 - 1980
updated February 06, 2019
Charles Smith was born on October 20, 1930. He died in May 1980 at age 49.


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Charles Smith died in May 1980 at age 49. He was born on October 20, 1930. We are unaware of information about Charles's family or relationships.
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In 1930, in the year that Charles Smith was born, 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 1943, he was merely 13 years old when on September 3rd, the Armistice of Cassibile was signed in Sicily. Under the terms of the Armistice, Italy surrendered to the Allied Powers. After the Armistice was made public on September 8th, Germany attacked and occupied Italy. It took 20 months of fighting for the Allies to reach the northern borders of Italy.

In 1952, by the time he was 22 years old, on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

In 1972, he was 42 years old when on November 7th, Richard Nixon won re-election, amidst the dawning knowledge of the Watergate scandal, by 60.7% to anti-war candidate George McGovern's 37.5%.

In 1980, in the year of Charles Smith'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.

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Apr 21, 1904 - Dec 11, 1978
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1871 - Jan 11, 1955
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Charles Henry Smith
Oct 4, 1884 - October 1956
Grand Junction, CO, United States
Charles David Smith Jr.
Born: Apr 13, 1958
San Antonio, TX, United States
Charles Yeatman Smith
around 1894 - Mar 21, 1918
Charles Worth Smith
Died: May 12, 1944
Charles Woodward Smith
around 1918 - Jan 27, 1944
Charles William George Smith
around 1897 - Oct 25, 1918
Charles William Elias Smith
around 1898 - Oct 26, 1917

Other Smiths

Marie Smith
Aug 9, 1904 - Jan 30, 1998
Belleville, IL
Leo Smith
Jun 17, 1903 - July 1978
Vandalia, Illinois
Ruth W Smith
Jun 23, 1914 - Jul 10, 1996
Granite City, IL
Joe Smith
Dec 31, 1926 - Jul 24, 2009
Emeryville, California
Allan E Smith
Nov 13, 1924 - May 14, 1991
Helen Smith
Feb 24, 1924 - December 1973
East Saint Louis, Illinois
George Smith
Jul 25, 1877 - February 1966
Summerfield, Illinois
Nancy Smith
Jan 28, 1881 - August 1973
Okawville, Illinois
Raleigh Smith
Jul 4, 1900 - August 1981
Rockwood, Illinois
Hallie R Smith
Nov 15, 1922 - May 18, 2008
Granite City, IL
Michael A Smith
Oct 22, 1926 - Dec 13, 2000
Carlyle, IL
Kenneth Smith
Nov 9, 1924 - Apr 10, 2005
La Vernia, TX
Kenneth L Smith
Nov 12, 1928 - Feb 27, 1999
Jerseyville, IL
Clarence Smith
Oct 1, 1905 - May 1977
Omaha, Kansas
James D Smith
Jan 10, 1927 - Apr 5, 2011
Collinsville, IL
Jean Smith
May 23, 1924 - May 1987
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Virginia Smith
Jan 21, 1920 - January 1986
Chetopa, Kansas
Louis Smith
Jun 19, 1908 - June 1979
Ava, Illinois
Hershal A Smith
Aug 31, 1926 - Jan 25, 1991
Ella R Smith
Jun 7, 1898 - Dec 8, 1990

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Frank H Holthaus
Jul 15, 1909 - Dec 24, 1991
Robert D Lewis
Mar 5, 1925 - July 1991
Alice Scully
Oct 24, 1890 - January 1977
Alton, Illinois
Paul Miller
Jul 18, 1925 - Mar 3, 2005
Machesney Park, IL
William Norfleet
Sep 25, 1927 - June 1971
Ruth H Spievey
Dec 27, 1919 - Mar 11, 2006
Cupertino, CA
Louis Wendler
Oct 24, 1899 - January 1981
Collinsville, Illinois
Clara L Newsom
Nov 19, 1927 - Jan 17, 2003
Muscatine, IA
Agnes B Franklin
Apr 2, 1921 - Sep 19, 2000
Prairie du Rocher, IL
Walter C Deppe
Sep 9, 1924 - September 1989
Granite City, IL
Freddie Walker
Jun 25, 1927 - Apr 6, 1989
East Saint Louis, IL
Warren Gaddis
Jan 7, 1927 - May 24, 1993
East Saint Louis, IL
Leo F Burns
Mar 21, 1923 - Apr 2, 2009
Medora, IL
Rita A Stratmann
Jun 23, 1926 - Nov 28, 2004
Highland, IL
Gertrude Boevingloh
Jan 18, 1908 - Aug 4, 1997
Breese, IL
Marie Neisler
May 23, 1925 - Mar 23, 1999
Cleone Bierman
Apr 23, 1926 - Aug 7, 2003
Steeleville, IL
Fred D Jacobs Jr
Jul 20, 1927 - Jan 5, 2007
East Saint Louis, IL
Dalpha Fritts
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Marion, KY
John L Harbaugh
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