David Archer (1923 - 1983)

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Linda C. (Schaffan) Archer

Linda C. (Schaffan) Archer

Horace Archer & Mary Downing, 1941

Horace Archer & Mary Downing, 1941

World War One Bomber Pilots & Crews

World War One Bomber Pilots & Crews

Hirum & Elizabeth Archer

Hirum & Elizabeth Archer

Joe and Fannie Archer

Joe and Fannie Archer

Minnie Jane Archer Ruf Fusner

Minnie Jane Archer Ruf Fusner

Ackison Archer

Ackison Archer

Charlotte (Pettit) Archer ??

Charlotte (Pettit) Archer ??

Archer Kids

Archer Kids

BABY ESTER ANNE

BABY ESTER ANNE

AUNT ANNE APPROX 20 YEARS OF AGE

AUNT ANNE APPROX 20 YEARS OF AGE

William Eldridge Archer

William Eldridge Archer

Martha Ann (Patsy) Monk Archer

Martha Ann (Patsy) Monk Archer

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1923 - In the year that David Archer was born, the A.C. Nielsen Company was founded in Chicago. It provided an audience measurement system that could provide radio station owners with information on their listeners and the popularity of their shows. Later, the Nielsen company became the basis for the fate of television programs.

1928 - He was only 5 years old when Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

1932 - At the age of merely 9 years old, David was alive when on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

1937 - By the time he was merely 14 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.

1983 - In the year of David Archer's passing, on August 30th, the Soviet Union claimed that a South Korean Boeing 747 jetliner (Flight 007), bound for Seoul from New York City, had strayed into Soviet airspace. Saying that they believed it to be a U.S. spy plane, the passenger jet was shot down by a Soviet SU-15 fighter - after it had tracked the airliner for two hours. All 269 passengers (including a U.S. Representative from Georgia) and crew were killed.

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David Archer passed away in March 1983 at 59 years of age. No cause of death has been entered for David. He was born on May 18, 1923. We have no information about David's family.

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