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Edgar R Pickett (1954 - 2005)

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Edgar R Pickett
1954 - 2005
Born
July 8, 1954
Death
January 23, 2005
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Edgar R Pickett was born on July 8, 1954, and died at age 50 years old on January 23, 2005. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Edgar R Pickett.
Updated: October 3, 2011
Biography ID: 6261198

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Edgar R Pickett lived 21 years shorter than the average Pickett family member when he died at the age of 50.
The average age of a Pickett family member is 71.
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1954 - 2005 World Events

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In 1954, in the year that Edgar R Pickett was born, on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

In 1961, by the time he was only 7 years old, on August 13th, East Germany began erection of what would become the Berlin Wall between East and West Berlin. In one day, they installed barbed wire entanglements and fences (called Barbed Wire Sunday in Germany). On August 17th, the first concrete elements and large blocks were put in place.

In 1978, at the age of 24 years old, Edgar was alive when on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

In 1981, by the time he was 27 years old, on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

In 1992, at the age of 38 years old, Edgar was alive when on April 29th, riots began in Los Angeles after the "Rodney King" verdict was issued. Four LAPD officers had been accused of using excessive force (assault) on African-American Rodney King, who had been stopped for drunk driving. The beating had been videotaped. Their acquittal sparked a 6 day riot in Los Angeles.

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