Cleo Peters

(1914 - 1985)

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Cleo Peters
1914 - 1985
Born
April 27, 1914
Death
October 1985
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Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa 50310
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Cleo Peters was born on April 27, 1914. She died in October 1985 at age 71. We know that Cleo Peters had been residing in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa 50310.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Cleo Peters passed away in October 1985 at 71 years of age. She was born on April 27, 1914. We are unaware of information about Cleo's family. We know that Cleo Peters had been residing in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa 50310.

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In 1914, in the year that Cleo Peters was born, in August, the world's first red and green traffic lights were installed at the corner of East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue in Cleveland Ohio. The electric traffic light had been invented by a policeman in Salt Lake City Utah in 1912.

In 1937, by the time she was 23 years old, on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

In 1950, at the age of 36 years old, Cleo was alive when on June 25th, the Korean War began when North Korean Communist forces crossed the 38th parallel. The Soviet Union and China backed North Korea and the U.N., primarily the United States backed South Korea.

In 1979, by the time she was 65 years old, on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

In 1985, in the year of Cleo Peters's passing, on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

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