Clyde Thomas

(1927 - 1996)

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Clyde Thomas
1927 - 1996
Born
May 16, 1927
Death
November 1, 1996
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Clyde Thomas was born on May 16, 1927. He died on November 1, 1996 at 69 years of age.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Andersonville National Cemetery Section I Site 799 496 Cemetery Road, in Andersonville, Georgia 31711
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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: UNKNOWN
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii
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Clyde Thomas died on November 1, 1996 at age 69. He was buried in Andersonville National Cemetery Section I Site 799, Andersonville, Georgia. He was born on May 16, 1927. We are unaware of information about Clyde's surviving family.

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In 1927, in the year that Clyde Thomas was born, the first "talkie" (a movie with music, songs, and talking), The Jazz Singer, was released. Al Jolson starred as a cantor's son who instead of following in his father's footsteps as expected, becomes a singer of popular songs. Banished by his father, they reconcile on his father's deathbed. It was a tear-jerker and audiences went wild - especially when they heard the songs. Thus begun the demise of silent films and the rise of "talkies".

In 1947, at the age of 20 years old, Clyde was alive when on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

In 1951, he was 24 years old when on June 25th, CBS began broadcasting in color. There were well over 10 million televisions by that time. The first show in color was a musical variety special titled "Premiere". Hardly anyone had a color TV that could see the show.

In 1966, he was 39 years old when on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

In 1996, in the year of Clyde Thomas'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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