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Dan Pitts (1911 - 1991)

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Dan Pitts
1911 - 1991
Born
November 28, 1911
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November 1991
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Ripley, Lauderdale County, Tennessee 38063
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Dan Pitts was born on November 28, 1911. He died in November 1991 at age 79. We know that Dan Pitts had been residing in Ripley, Lauderdale County, Tennessee 38063.
Updated: November 4, 2011
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Dan Pitts passed away in November 1991 at 79 years old. He was born on November 28, 1911. We have no information about Dan's family or relationships. We know that Dan Pitts had been residing in Ripley, Lauderdale County, Tennessee 38063.
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In 1911, in the year that Dan Pitts was born, the first use of aircraft as an offensive weapon occurred in the Turkish-Italian War. First used for aerial reconnaissance alone, planes were then used in aerial combat to shoot down recon planes. In World War I, planes and zeppelins evolved for use in bombing.

In 1925, when he was only 14 years old, on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

In 1951, Dan was 40 years old when on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

In 1985, Dan was 74 years old when 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

In 1991, in the year of Dan Pitts's passing, on November 7th, legendary basketball player Magic Johnson announced that he had HIV. In 1991, the public was confused about the difference between HIV and AIDS (HIV is a virus that can lead to AIDS) and there was little treatment for either. Most thought that Johnson would die within a year or so. Also, the transmission of AIDS wasn't understood so he had to retire from basketball. Magic Johnson is still alive and well.

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