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Floyd Tufts (1959 - 1979)

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Floyd Tufts
1959 - 1979
Born
December 18, 1959
Death
September 1979
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Floyd Tufts was born on December 18, 1959, and died at age 19 years old in September 1979. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Floyd Tufts.
Updated: October 3, 2011
Biography ID: 6261745

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Floyd Tufts passed away at age 19 years old in September 1979. Floyd Tufts was born on December 18, 1959. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Floyd Tufts.

Average Age & Life Expectancy

Floyd Tufts lived 56 years shorter than the average Tufts family member when he died at the age of 19.
The average age of a Tufts family member is 75.
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1959 - 1979 World Events

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In 1959, in the year that Floyd Tufts was born, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1960, Floyd was only 1 year old when on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

In 1965, when he was merely 6 years old, the television show "I Spy" premiered in the fall season on NBC. The stars were Bill Cosby and Robert Culp, making Cosby the first African American to headline a television show. Four stations - in Georgia, Florida, and Alabama - refused to air the show.

In 1979, in the year of Floyd Tufts's passing, on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

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