Estelle Dalgetty (1918 - 1981)

Estelle Dalgetty
1918 - 1981
updated February 06, 2019
Estelle Dalgetty was born on May 4, 1918. She died in May 1981 at 62 years of age. We know that Estelle Dalgetty had been residing in Metropolis, Massac County, Illinois 62960.


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Estelle Dalgetty died in May 1981 at 62 years of age. She was born on May 4, 1918. We are unaware of information about Estelle's immediate family. We know that Estelle Dalgetty had been residing in Metropolis, Massac County, Illinois 62960.
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In 1918, in the year that Estelle Dalgetty was born, on November 11th, an armistice was signed between the Allies and Germany, ending the fighting on the Western Front in World War I. This meant a complete defeat of Germany although Germany never formally surrendered. It took another six months of negotiations to sign an actual peace treaty between the warring parties.

In 1940, at the age of 22 years old, Estelle was alive when in July, Billboard published its first Music Popularity Chart. Top recordings of the year were Tommy Dorsey's "I'll Never Smile Again" (vocal Frank Sinatra) - 12 weeks at the top, Bing Crosby's "Only Forever" - 9 weeks at the top, and Artie Shaw's "Frenesi" - 12 weeks at the top.

In 1954, Estelle was 36 years old when from April 22 through June 17th, the Army v. McCarthy hearings were held. The U.S. Army accused Roy Cohn (chief counsel to Senator McCarthy and later trusted mentor of Donald Trump) of blackmail. McCarthy and Cohn accused the U.S. Army of harboring communists. The Army allegations were found to be true. The U.S. Senate later censured McCarthy.

In 1979, Estelle was 61 years old when 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.

In 1981, in the year of Estelle Dalgetty'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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