Emil Oliver (1892 - 1965)

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Emil Oliver
1892 - 1965
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August 9, 1892
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February 1965
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Pennsylvania
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Emil Oliver was born on August 9, 1892. He died in February 1965 at 72 years of age. We know that Emil Oliver had been residing in Pennsylvania.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Emil Oliver died in February 1965 at 72 years of age. He was born on August 9, 1892. We have no information about Emil's immediate family. We know that Emil Oliver had been residing in Pennsylvania.

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In 1892, in the year that Emil Oliver was born, on August 4th, the father and stepmother of Lizzie Borden were found murdered. Lizzie was accused of the crime and on June 20th of the next year, she was acquitted of murder by a jury. But she was never acquitted in the public mind.

In 1929, Emil was 37 years old when on October 29th (Black Tuesday), the stock market crashed in the United States. Billions of dollars were lost and some investors committed suicide as a result, having lost their fortunes. This ushered in the 12 year, worldwide Great Depression.

In 1932, Emil was 40 years old when on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

In 1949, by the time he was 57 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 1965, in the year of Emil Oliver's passing, on March 8th, the first US combat troops arrived in Vietnam. The 3500 Marines joined 23,000 "advisors" already in South Vietnam. By the end of the year, 190,000 American soldiers were in the country.

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