Ernest M Shimp

(1928 - 2002)

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Ernest M Shimp
1928 - 2002
Born
October 4, 1928
Death
January 5, 2002
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Knippa, Uvalde County, Texas 78870
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Ernest M Shimp was born on October 4, 1928. He died on January 5, 2002 at age 73. We know that Ernest M Shimp had been residing in Knippa, Uvalde County, Texas 78870.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Ernest M Shimp died on January 5, 2002 at age 73. He was born on October 4, 1928. We are unaware of information about Ernest's family. We know that Ernest M Shimp had been residing in Knippa, Uvalde County, Texas 78870.

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In 1928, in the year that Ernest M Shimp was born, Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1956, he was 28 years old when on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

In 1960, Ernest was 32 years old when 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 1987, when he was 59 years old, on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

In 1991, when he was 63 years old, on December 25th, the Soviet Union flag was lowered and replaced by the Russian tricolor flag. It was the end of the Soviet Union. Mikhail Gorbachev resigned as President of the Soviet Union and Boris Yeltsin became President of the Russian Republic.

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