Eugene Russell Shelton (1935 - 2009)

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Burial / Funeral

Riverside National Cemetery
Section 58A Site 1899,
22495 Van Buren Boulevard, Riverside, Ca

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Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California

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Branch of service: Us Marine Corps
Rank attained: PFC

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Russell

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1935 - In the year that Eugene Russell Shelton was born, 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".

1940 - He was merely 5 years old 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.

1953 - He was 18 years old when actress and comedian Lucille Ball gave birth to Desi Arnaz, Jr on January 19th. On the same day on "I Love Lucy", the fictional Little Ricky was born as well. Baby Desi graced the cover of the first TV Guide magazine with a headline that read ""Lucy's $50,000,000 baby" - because the commercial revenue from his birth was expected to be that amount.

1976 - Eugene was 41 years old when on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

1981 - He was 46 years old when 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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Eugene Russell Shelton died on November 15, 2009 at 74 years old. There is no known cause of death. He was buried in Riverside National Cemetery Section 58A Site 1899, Riverside, Ca. He was born on October 10, 1935. There is no information about Eugene's family or relationships. We know that Eugene Russell Shelton had been residing in Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California.

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