Francis J Defranco (1925 - 2008)

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Francis J Defranco
1925 - 2008
updated February 06, 2019
Francis J Defranco was born on June 25, 1925. He died on August 28, 2008 at 83 years of age. We know that Francis J Defranco had been residing in Hollywood, Broward County, Florida.


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Francis J Defranco passed away on August 28, 2008 at 83 years old. He was born on June 25, 1925. We have no information about Francis's family or relationships. We know that Francis J Defranco had been residing in Hollywood, Broward County, Florida.
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In 1925, in the year that Francis J Defranco was born, on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

In 1939, by the time he was just 14 years old, on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1950, at the age of 25 years old, Francis was alive when on October 2, Charlie Brown appeared in the first Peanuts comic strip - created by Charles Schultz - and he was the only character in that strip. That year, Schultz said that Charlie was 4 years old, but Charlie aged a bit through the years.

In 1962, when he was 37 years old, on August 5th, actress and sex symbol Marilyn Monroe died in Brentwood California. She was ruled to have died from suicide due to a drug overdose. There has been controversy regarding the circumstances ever since, due to her relationships with Jack and Bobby Kennedy.

In 1986, he was 61 years old when on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

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Aug 5, 1922 - Sep 9, 1994
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