Elaine Murphy (1921 - 2003)

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Elaine Murphy
1921 - 2003
updated February 06, 2019
Elaine Murphy was born on May 10, 1921. She died on September 22, 2003 at 82 years of age. We know that Elaine Murphy had been residing in Sparkill, Rockland County, New York 10976.

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Elaine Murphy passed away on September 22, 2003 at age 82. She was born on May 10, 1921. We are unaware of information about Elaine's family. We know that Elaine Murphy had been residing in Sparkill, Rockland County, New York 10976.
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In 1921, in the year that Elaine Murphy was born, the silent film The Sheik, directed by George Melford and starring Rudolph Valentino and Agnes Ayres (also featuring Adolphe Menjou) debuted on October 21st. Critics weren't enthusiastic but the public loved it - in the first few weeks 125,000 people had seen the movie - and it eventually exceeded $1 million in ticket sales. And Rudolph Valentino, an Italian American, became the heartthrob of a female generation.

In 1946, when she was 25 years old, pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1951, at the age of 30 years old, Elaine was alive when on June 25th, CBS began broadcasting in color. There were well over 10 million televisions by that time. The first show in color was a musical variety special titled "Premiere". Hardly anyone had a color TV that could see the show.

In 1970, by the time she was 49 years old, on April 10th, Paul McCartney announced that he was leaving the Beatles. (John Lennon had previously told the band that he was leaving but hadn't publicly announced it.) By the end of the year, each Beatle had his own album.

In 1995, when she was 74 years old, on September 3rd, eBay was founded in San Jose California. Beginning as simply a place for Pierre Omidyar's girlfriend (now wife) to share her Pez passion and collection online, the site has become a multibillion-dollar business and operates in 30 countries.

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Dec 15, 1902 - September 1972
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Dorothy M Murphy
May 9, 1920 - Mar 30, 1995
Saint Petersburg, FL
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Sep 21, 1920 - October 1984
Bloomfield, NJ
Willie Murphy
Aug 29, 1909 - July 1974
Newark, NJ
John Murphy
Apr 12, 1918 - August 1987
Morganville, NJ
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Sep 28, 1908 - February 1970
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Aug 5, 1916 - May 1973
Daniel Murphy
Jul 14, 1916 - August 1985
Saint Petersburg, FL
Robert F Murphy
Oct 15, 1921 - Feb 7, 1998
Cranford, NJ
William E Murphy
Oct 11, 1910 - Jan 5, 1994
Toms River, NJ
John Murphy
Sep 2, 1902 - July 1981
Jersey City, NJ
Michael J Murphy
Jul 18, 1918 - Mar 11, 2005
Kenilworth, NJ
Dorothy D Murphy
Jun 20, 1915 - Apr 28, 2003
Beach Haven, NJ
H W Murphy
Sep 28, 1920 - March 1965
Thomas P Murphy
Mar 1, 1922 - Oct 24, 2001
Manchester Township, NJ
Margaret Murphy
Sep 28, 1915 - February 1977
Maston C Murphy
Apr 23, 1920 - Apr 21, 1998
Far Rockaway, NY
Amy Murphy
Dec 6, 1899 - August 1984
Trenton, NJ

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