Dorothy M Adams (1936 - 1987)

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Helena, Phillips County, Arkansas

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1936 - In the year that Dorothy M Adams was born, on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

1944 - Dorothy was merely 8 years old when on June 22nd, the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, called the G.I. Bill, was signed into law, pushed through by the veteran's organizations. Benefits provided for veterans to return to school (high school, vocational school, or college), obtain low interest home mortgages and low interest business loans, and (if needed) one year of unemployment insurance. Since most returning vets immediately found work, less than 20% of the unemployment benefits were distributed.

1960 - By the time she was 24 years old, on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

1974 - When she was 38 years old, on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

1987 - In the year of Dorothy M Adams's passing, was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

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Dorothy M Adams passed away on November 18, 1987 at 50 years old. No cause of death has been listed for Dorothy. She was born on December 5, 1936. We are unaware of information about Dorothy's family or relationships. We know that Dorothy M Adams had been residing in Helena, Phillips County, Arkansas.

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