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Francis Booth (1923 - 1981)

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Francis Booth
1923 - 1981
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May 30, 1923
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May 1981
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Thebes, Alexander County, Illinois 62990
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Francis Booth was born on May 30, 1923. He died in May 1981 at 57 years old. We know that Francis Booth had been residing in Thebes, Alexander County, Illinois 62990.
Updated: November 2, 2011
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Francis Booth died in May 1981 at 57 years of age. He was born on May 30, 1923. There is no information about Francis' family. We know that Francis Booth had been residing in Thebes, Alexander County, Illinois 62990.
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In 1923, in the year that Francis Booth was born, on August 2nd, Calvin Coolidge was sworn in as the 30th President of the United States due to the sudden death of Warren G. Harding. After the scandals of the Harding presidency, Coolidge restored public confidence and was very popular. He won the Presidential election in 1924 but declined to run again in 1928.

In 1946, at the age of 23 years old, Francis was alive when on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

In 1957, he was 34 years old when on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

In 1975, at the age of 52 years old, Francis was alive when on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

In 1981, in the year of Francis Booth's passing, 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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