Edward De Leonardis (1915 - 1981)

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Edward De Leonardis
1915 - 1981
updated February 06, 2019
Edward De Leonardis was born on November 12, 1915. He died in October 1981 at 65 years of age. We know that Edward De Leonardis had been residing in Lorain, Lorain County, Ohio.

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Edward De Leonardis died in October 1981 at 65 years old. He was born on November 12, 1915. There is no information about Edward's surviving family. We know that Edward De Leonardis had been residing in Lorain, Lorain County, Ohio.
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In 1915, in the year that Edward De Leonardis was born, The Birth of a Nation opened in February. A silent film, it was the most ambitious film to date and is considered a classic. Three hours long, it starred Lillian Gish and was directed by D. W. Griffith. The movie was based on the book The Clansman and told the story of two families (one pro-Union and one pro-Confederate) and their relationship during the Civil War and Reconstruction. The KKK was shown as "a heroic force".

In 1939, when he was 24 years old, 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 1943, by the time he was 28 years old, on March 31st, the Broadway musical Oklahoma! opened. Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II (the first of their string of successful collaborations), audiences loved it. The musical ran for 2,212 performances originally and was made into a movie in 1954.

In 1958, Edward was 43 years old when on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

In 1981, in the year of Edward De Leonardis's passing, 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".

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Martha Leonardis
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Dec 29, 1901 - March 1974
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Frances Leonardis
Nov 30, 1903 - December 1967
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William Leonardis
Jun 17, 1934 - Feb 21, 2003
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Marie De Leonardis
Nov 17, 1923 - Jun 12, 2005
Chicago, IL
Fillippo Leonardis
Jun 14, 1896 - April 1963
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Robert J De Leonardis
Sep 22, 1926 - Sep 20, 2003
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Joseph Leonardis
Jul 5, 1913 - February 1984
Winnetka, California
Adeline M De Leonardis
May 4, 1919 - Apr 15, 2011
Penn Valley, California
Daniel Leonardis
Nov 16, 1906 - December 1967
Leona Leonardis
Apr 20, 1909 - January 1980
Annette Leonardis
Nov 5, 1906 - June 1967
Chicago, Illinois
Martin De Leonardis
Sep 21, 1919 - Jul 27, 1995
Chicago, IL
Jean De Leonardis
Mar 22, 1922 - October 1994
Fort Worth, TX
Archie Leonardis
Apr 3, 1908 - December 1974
Irvington, New Jersey
Ernesto A Leonardis
Oct 30, 1924 - Nov 15, 2007
Las Vegas, Nevada
N C Leonardis
Dec 26, 1914 - Sep 15, 1989
D S Leonardis
Aug 21, 1950 - June 1992
Dorothy De Leonardis
Sep 3, 1923 - May 1987
Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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