Emmitt Hardy (1932 - 1981)

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Emmitt Hardy
1932 - 1981
September 17, 1932
June 1981
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East Orange, Essex County, New Jersey 07019
Emmitt Hardy was born on September 17, 1932. He died in June 1981 at age 48. We know that Emmitt Hardy had been residing in East Orange, Essex County, New Jersey 07019.
Updated: November 5, 2011
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Emmitt Hardy passed away in June 1981 at 48 years of age. He was born on September 17, 1932. We are unaware of information about Emmitt's surviving family. We know that Emmitt Hardy had been residing in East Orange, Essex County, New Jersey 07019.

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In 1932, in the year that Emmitt Hardy was born, 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 1941, when he was just 9 years old, in his State of the Union address on January 6th, President Roosevelt detailed the "four freedoms" that everyone in the world should have: Freedom of speech, Freedom of worship, Freedom from want, and Freedom from fear. In the same speech, he outlined the benefits of democracy which he said were economic opportunity, employment, social security, and the promise of "adequate health care".

In 1956, Emmitt was 24 years old when this was the year that the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, became an international sensation. He began the year as a regional favorite and ended the year with 17 recordings having been on the Billboard’s Top 100 singles chart, 11 TV appearances, and a movie. Elvis scandalized adults and thrilled teens.

In 1978, Emmitt was 46 years old when on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

In 1981, in the year of Emmitt Hardy's passing, on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

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