Cora Guthrie (1922 - 1985)

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Cora Guthrie
1922 - 1985
updated February 06, 2019
Cora Guthrie was born on March 8, 1922. She died in February 1985 at 62 years of age. We know that Cora Guthrie had been residing in Philadelphia, Neshoba County, Mississippi 39350.

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Cora Guthrie passed away in February 1985 at 62 years of age. She was born on March 8, 1922. We are unaware of information about Cora's immediate family. We know that Cora Guthrie had been residing in Philadelphia, Neshoba County, Mississippi 39350.
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In 1922, in the year that Cora Guthrie was born, on December 6th, the Irish Free State, a self-governing dominion of the British Empire, was officially proclaimed. While establishing some independence for the people of Ireland, it did not create a fully independent Ireland and the fighting continued.

In 1938, she was 16 years old when on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

In 1947, when she was 25 years old, 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.

In 1975, she was 53 years old when on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

In 1985, in the year of Cora Guthrie'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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Jun 18, 1913 - Apr 20, 1986
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Mar 22, 1916 - Sep 25, 1987
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