Elbert Hardy (1939 - 1985)

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Riverside National Cemetery
Section 20 Site 1832,
22495 Van Buren Boulevard, Riverside, Ca

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Compton, Los Angeles County, California

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Branch of service: Us Air Force
Rank attained: A2
Wars/Conflicts: Korea

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1939 - In the year that Elbert Hardy was born, 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.

1948 - He was merely 9 years old when on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

1960 - At the age of 21 years old, Elbert was alive when on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

1963 - He was 24 years old when the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

1985 - In the year of Elbert Hardy's passing, on March 15th, the first internet domain name was registered - Symbolics.com. Symbolics, Inc., a spinoff of the MIT AI Lab, was a computer manufacturer headquartered in Massachusetts. The company no longer exists and the domain name was sold 25 years later.

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Elbert Hardy died on May 25, 1985 at 46 years of age. No cause of death has been entered. He was buried in Riverside National Cemetery Section 20 Site 1832, Riverside, Ca. He was born on February 18, 1939. There is no information about Elbert's family or relationships. We know that Elbert Hardy had been residing in Compton, Los Angeles County, California.

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