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Erich Gottesmann (1918 - 2005)

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Erich Gottesmann
1918 - 2005
Born
February 24, 1918
Death
December 21, 2005
Last Known Residence
Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California 90807
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Erich Gottesmann of Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California was born on February 24, 1918, and died at age 87 years old on December 21, 2005.
Updated: November 12, 2011
Biography ID: 90025360

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Erich Gottesmann passed away at age 87 years old on December 21, 2005. Erich Gottesmann of Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California was born on February 24, 1918.

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Erich Gottesmann lived 7 years longer than the average Gottesmann family member when he died at the age of 87.
The average age of a Gottesmann family member is 80.
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1918 - 2005 World Events

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In 1918, in the year that Erich Gottesmann was born, in July, Russian revolutionaries executed the former Tzar Nicholas II and his immediate family. While it was rumored that two of the children had survived, it was later proven through DNA analysis - when their bodies were found - that the entire family had been killed.

In 1923, when he was only 5 years old, the A.C. Nielsen Company was founded in Chicago. It provided an audience measurement system that could provide radio station owners with information on their listeners and the popularity of their shows. Later, the Nielsen company became the basis for the fate of television programs.

In 1948, Erich was 30 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.

In 1960, when he was 42 years old, on September 26th, the first televised debate for a Presidential campaign in the United States - Kennedy vs Nixon - was held. Seventy million people watched the debate on TV. The debate pre-empted the very popular Andy Griffith Show.

In 1986, Erich was 68 years old when on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

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