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Edward Henry Wingrave (1911 - 1984)

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Edward Henry Wingrave
1911 - 1984
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1911
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1984
Bendigo, Australia
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Bendigo, Australia
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Edward Henry Wingrave was born in 1911. He is the child of George Sidney Wingrave and May Ethel Wingrave. He died in 1984 in Bendigo, Australia at 73 years of age.
Updated: September 4, 2013
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Edward Henry Wingrave passed away in 1984 in Bendigo, Australia at 73 years of age. He was born in 1911. He is the child of George Sidney Wingrave and May Ethel Wingrave.
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In 1911, in the year that Edward Henry Wingrave was born, the first use of aircraft as an offensive weapon occurred in the Turkish-Italian War. First used for aerial reconnaissance alone, planes were then used in aerial combat to shoot down recon planes. In World War I, planes and zeppelins evolved for use in bombing.

In 1925, by the time he was merely 14 years old, on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

In 1949, when he was 38 years old, on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

In 1961, by the time he was 50 years old, on January 20th, John F. Kennedy became the 35th President of the United States. He had previously been a U.S. Senator and a Congressman, both from the state of Massachusetts, as well as a Naval lieutenant in World War II.

In 1984, in the year of Edward Henry Wingrave's passing, due to outrage about "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" (it seemed too "dark" to many and it was rated PG), a new rating was devised - PG-13. The first film rated PG-13 was "Red Dawn".

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