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Dorothy Masters (1928 - 1980)

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Dorothy Masters
1928 - 1980
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September 6, 1928
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July 1980
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Bayonne, Hudson County, New Jersey 07002
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Dorothy Masters was born on September 6, 1928. She died in July 1980 at 51 years of age. We know that Dorothy Masters had been residing in Bayonne, Hudson County, New Jersey 07002.
Updated: October 6, 2011
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Dorothy Masters passed away in July 1980 at 51 years old. She was born on September 6, 1928. We are unaware of information about Dorothy's surviving family. We know that Dorothy Masters had been residing in Bayonne, Hudson County, New Jersey 07002.
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In 1928, in the year that Dorothy Masters was born, 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.

In 1939, at the age of only 11 years old, Dorothy was alive when in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

In 1940, by the time she was only 12 years old, in July, Billboard published its first Music Popularity Chart. Top recordings of the year were Tommy Dorsey's "I'll Never Smile Again" (vocal Frank Sinatra) - 12 weeks at the top, Bing Crosby's "Only Forever" - 9 weeks at the top, and Artie Shaw's "Frenesi" - 12 weeks at the top.

In 1966, she was 38 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 1980, in the year of Dorothy Masters's passing, on December 8th, ex-Beatle John Lennon was shot and killed by Mark David Chapman in front of his home - the Dakota - in New York City. Chapman was found guilty of murder and still remains in jail.

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