Elbie Oglesbee (1905 - 1979)

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Elbie Oglesbee
1905 - 1979
updated February 06, 2019
Elbie Oglesbee was born on September 11, 1905. Elbie died in January 1979 at 73 years old. We know that Elbie Oglesbee had been residing in Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi 39206.


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Elbie Oglesbee died in January 1979 at 73 years of age. Elbie was born on September 11, 1905. There is no information about Elbie's family. We know that Elbie Oglesbee had been residing in Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi 39206.
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In 1905, in the year that Elbie Oglesbee was born, the first movie theater opened in the United States in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It was the first theater to show nothing but movies - silent films. Two men, John P. Harris and his brother-in-law Harry Davis, opened the Nickelodeon on Smithfield Street - charging 5 cents for admission. The first day, 450 people watched movies at the new theater - on the second day, more than 1500 people stood in line to get in.

In 1942, at the age of 37 years old, Elbie was alive when on June 17th, Roosevelt approved the Manhattan Project, which lead to the development of the first atomic bomb. With the support of Canada and the United Kingdom, the Project came to employ more than 130,000 people and cost nearly $2 billion. Julius Robert Oppenheimer, a nuclear physicist born in New York, led the Los Alamos Laboratory that developed the actual bomb. The first artificial nuclear explosion took place near Alamogordo New Mexico on July 16, 1945.

In 1955, this person was 50 years old when on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

In 1967, Elbie was 62 years old when on November 7th, President Johnson signed legislation passed by Congress that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which would later become PBS and NPR. The legislation required CPB to operate with a "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature".

In 1979, in the year of Elbie Oglesbee's passing, on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

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Marie Oglesbee
Jul 21, 1920 - Sep 27, 1991
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Dec 17, 1900 - Nov 5, 1989
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Jan 24, 1914 - Nov 12, 1990
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Jan 28, 1925 - Apr 15, 1992
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Nov 29, 1923 - Sep 19, 2006
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Jul 30, 1910 - May 1974
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William Oglesbee
Sep 8, 1886 - June 1966
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Wendell Oglesbee
Jul 16, 1931 - Jan 22, 1998
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Jewel Oglesbee
Jul 6, 1916 - Dec 15, 1993
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