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Chester Hickson (1913 - 1977)

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Chester Hickson
1913 - 1977
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February 12, 1913
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February 10, 1977
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Brooklyn, Kings County, New York 11216
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Chester Hickson was born on February 12, 1913. He died on February 10, 1977 at 63 years old. We know that Chester Hickson had been residing in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York 11216.
Updated: November 17, 2015
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Chester Hickson passed away on February 10, 1977 at age 63. He was buried in Long Island National Cemetery Section V Site 247B, Farmingdale, New York . He was born on February 12, 1913. We are unaware of information about Chester's family or relationships. We know that Chester Hickson had been residing in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York 11216.
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In 1913, in the year that Chester Hickson was born, Henry Ford installed the first moving assembly line for the mass production of an entire automobile. It had previously taken 12 hours to assemble a whole vehicle - now it took only two hours and 30 minutes! Inspired by the production lines at flour mills, breweries, canneries and industrial bakeries, along with the disassembly of animal carcasses in Chicago’s meat-packing plants, Ford created moving belts for parts and the assembly line was born.

In 1936, by the time he was 23 years old, on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1953, Chester was 40 years old when actress and comedian Lucille Ball gave birth to Desi Arnaz, Jr on January 19th. On the same day on "I Love Lucy", the fictional Little Ricky was born as well. Baby Desi graced the cover of the first TV Guide magazine with a headline that read ""Lucy's $50,000,000 baby" - because the commercial revenue from his birth was expected to be that amount.

In 1961, he was 48 years old when on January 20th, John F. Kennedy became the 35th President of the United States. He had previously been a U.S. Senator and a Congressman, both from the state of Massachusetts, as well as a Naval lieutenant in World War II.

In 1977, in the year of Chester Hickson's passing, on May 25th, Star Wars premiered in theaters. Eventually, it became the highest-grossing film of all time - until E.T. surpassed it a few years later. It was an immediate hit with theatergoers.

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