Cleo Jones (1944 - 1996)

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Cleo Jones
1944 - 1996
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March 8, 1944
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November 25, 1996
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Pascagoula, Jackson County, Mississippi 39581
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Cleo Jones was born on March 8, 1944. She died on November 25, 1996 at 52 years of age. We know that Cleo Jones had been residing in Pascagoula, Jackson County, Mississippi 39581.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Cleo Jones died on November 25, 1996 at age 52. She was born on March 8, 1944. We are unaware of information about Cleo's family or relationships. We know that Cleo Jones had been residing in Pascagoula, Jackson County, Mississippi 39581.

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In 1944, in the year that Cleo Jones was born, on November 7th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a fourth term as President of the United States. Running against Thomas Dewey, Governor of New York, Roosevelt won 53.4 of the popular vote, Dewey got 45.9%.

In 1967, when she was 23 years old, on November 7th, President Johnson signed legislation passed by Congress that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which would later become PBS and NPR. The legislation required CPB to operate with a "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature".

In 1974, she was 30 years old when on July 30th, the House Judiciary Committee adopted three articles of impeachment against President Nixon. He was charged with obstruction of justice, failure to uphold laws, and the refusal to produce material subpoenaed by the committee. In order to avoid impeachment, Richard M. Nixon announced that he would resign on August 8th, the first President to do so.

In 1988, when she was 44 years old, on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

In 1996, in the year of Cleo Jones's passing, on July 5th, the first cloned mammal - "Dolly the Sheep" - was born in Scotland. She had three mothers. Dolly lived to be 6 years old and produced 6 lambs. Since, other sheep have been cloned as well as horses, pigs, deer, and bulls.

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