Eugene P Smith (1928 - 2010)

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Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery
Section 11 Site 1523,
10175 Rawiga Rd - Po Box #8, Rittman, Oh

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: PFC
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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1928 - In the year that Eugene P Smith 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.

1947 - By the time he was 19 years old, on November 25th, the Hollywood "Black List" was created by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). Ten Hollywood writers and directors had refused to testify to the Committee regarding "Communists" or "Reds" in the movie industry. The next day, the blacklist was created and they were fired.

1958 - At the age of 30 years old, Eugene was alive when on March 24th, Elvis Presley was inducted into the United States Army. Although he could have served in Special Services as an entertainer, he chose to become a regular soldier. Almost everyone thought it would be the end of his career - it wasn't.

1988 - Eugene was 60 years old when 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.

1996 - By the time he was 68 years old, on April 3rd, Theodore Kaczynski (nicknamed the Unabomber) was arrested. His mailed or hand-delivered bombs, sent between 1978 and 1995, killed three people and injured 23 others. Diagnosed as suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, Kaczynski is serving 8 life sentences without the possibility of parole.

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Eugene P Smith died on December 2, 2010 at 81 years old. No cause of death has been entered for Eugene. He was buried in Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery Section 11 Site 1523, Rittman, Oh. He was born on December 14, 1928. We have no information about Eugene's surviving family.

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