Etta F Thornton

(1920 - 2006)

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Etta F Thornton
1920 - 2006
Born
November 1, 1920
Death
April 15, 2006
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Starke, Bradford County, Florida 32091
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Etta F Thornton was born on November 1, 1920. She died on April 15, 2006 at age 85. We know that Etta F Thornton had been residing in Starke, Bradford County, Florida 32091.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Etta F Thornton passed away on April 15, 2006 at 85 years of age. She was born on November 1, 1920. We have no information about Etta's family or relationships. We know that Etta F Thornton had been residing in Starke, Bradford County, Florida 32091.

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In 1920, in the year that Etta F Thornton was born, the National Football League, first called the American Professional Football Association, was created. College football was more popular than pro football and rising player salaries were bankrupting league owners. In response, owners created the NFL, using the pro baseball association as a model. Eleven teams were formed: the Akron Pros, Canton Bulldogs, Cleveland Indians, Dayton Triangles, Decatur Staleys, Hammond Pros, Massillon Tigers, Muncie Flyers, Racine Cardinals, Rochester Jeffersons and Rock Island Independents.

In 1958, she was 38 years old when on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

In 1974, at the age of 54 years old, Etta was alive when on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

In 1988, when she was 68 years old, on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

In 1994, she was 74 years old when on May 6th, former political prisoner, lawyer, and activist Nelson Mandela was elected the first black President of South Africa. He was 75 when he was elected and he served one five-year term.

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