Cleveland Sims (1947 - 2010)

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Biloxi National Cemetery
Section JJ Site 285,
P.o. Box 4968 - Pass Road, Biloxi, Ms

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: SGT
Wars/Conflicts: Vietnam

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1947 - In the year that Cleveland Sims was born, on November 25th, the Hollywood "Black List" was created by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). Ten Hollywood writers and directors had refused to testify to the Committee regarding "Communists" or "Reds" in the movie industry. The next day, the blacklist was created and they were fired.

1949 - When he was only 2 years old, comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

1965 - By the time he was 18 years old, on March 8th, the first US combat troops arrived in Vietnam. The 3500 Marines joined 23,000 "advisors" already in South Vietnam. By the end of the year, 190,000 American soldiers were in the country.

1968 - By the time he was 21 years old, on January 31st, the North Vietnamese launched the Tet Offensive, a turning point in the Vietnam War. 70,000 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces swarmed into South Vietnam. The South Vietnamese and US troops held off the offensive but it was such fierce fighting that the U.S. public began to turn against the war.

1998 - At the age of 51 years old, Cleveland was alive when on December 19th, the House of Representatives initiated impeachment charges against U.S. President Bill Clinton. He was subsequently acquitted of these charges by the Senate on February 12th.

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Cleveland Sims died on December 20, 2010 at age 63. No cause of death has been listed. He was buried in Biloxi National Cemetery Section JJ Site 285, Biloxi, Ms. He was born on September 28, 1947. There is no information about Cleveland's family or relationships.

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