Ethel Billings (1913 - 1985)

Ethel Billings
1913 - 1985
updated February 06, 2019
Ethel Billings was born on September 25, 1913. She died in October 1985 at age 72. We know that Ethel Billings had been residing in Roaring River, Wilkes County, North Carolina 28669.
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Ethel Billings died in October 1985 at 72 years old. She was born on September 25, 1913. There is no information about Ethel's family. We know that Ethel Billings had been residing in Roaring River, Wilkes County, North Carolina 28669.
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In 1913, in the year that Ethel Billings was born, Henry Ford installed the first moving assembly line for the mass production of an entire automobile. It had previously taken 12 hours to assemble a whole vehicle - now it took only two hours and 30 minutes! Inspired by the production lines at flour mills, breweries, canneries and industrial bakeries, along with the disassembly of animal carcasses in Chicago’s meat-packing plants, Ford created moving belts for parts and the assembly line was born.

In 1935, by the time she was 22 years old, the BOI's name (the Bureau of Investigation) was changed to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and it officially became a separate agency with the Department of Justice. J. Edgar Hoover, the Chief of the BOI, continued in his office and became the first Director of the FBI. The FBI's responsibility is to "detect and prosecute crimes against the United States".

In 1946, at the age of 33 years old, Ethel was alive when pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1955, she was 42 years old when on September 30th, movie star James Dean, 24, died in a car accident. He was headed in his new Porsche 550 to a race in Salinas California when, traveling at 85 mph, he collided with a 1950 Ford Tudor, also speeding, driven by a 23 year old college student. Dean died, his passenger and the other driver survived.

In 1985, in the year of Ethel Billings's passing, on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

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Sep 3, 1886 - Sep 15, 1971
Jun 22, 1902 - Jan 3, 1995
Sep 29, 1893 - March 1976
Jul 27, 1896 - December 1985
Jul 14, 1898 - Feb 26, 1998
Feb 2, 1892 - October 1983
Mar 11, 1891 - June 1975
Aug 30, 1912 - Sep 18, 2001
Apr 12, 1888 - August 1967
Dec 23, 1907 - Apr 2, 1998
Oct 15, 1930 - May 1974
Nov 3, 1912 - August 1986
Oct 13, 1906 - Sep 15, 1987
Aug 31, 1894 - September 1986

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Mar 23, 1912 - Feb 1, 1998
Nov 26, 1902 - June 1968
Jun 7, 1908 - November 1981
Nov 19, 1910 - Nov 11, 1987
Jul 8, 1908 - Jan 30, 1991
Dec 19, 1910 - Sep 13, 1990
Apr 14, 1895 - April 1971
Jul 10, 1882 - December 1971
Jan 1, 1916 - May 31, 2000
Jan 9, 1961 - May 7, 2009
Jun 16, 1920 - Nov 2, 1988
Aug 18, 1961 - May 30, 2009
Jun 15, 1925 - January 1994
May 21, 1906 - May 1980
Dec 23, 1923 - May 18, 1997
Jan 6, 1917 - February 1973
Sep 13, 1925 - Jan 30, 2001
Apr 2, 1923 - September 1984
Aug 19, 1912 - Oct 28, 1992

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Jun 4, 1956 - Sep 3, 1994
Apr 21, 1959 - Mar 19, 1986
Sep 22, 1953 - Feb 22, 2006
Aug 7, 1957 - April 1975
Nov 17, 1956 - Jun 30, 2007
Jan 23, 1957 - Mar 26, 2008
Apr 9, 1953 - Jul 11, 1992
Jan 25, 1957 - July 1994
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Mar 2, 1956 - Jan 25, 2011
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Oct 20, 1952 - Sep 6, 1999
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