Gordon Roberts

(1897 - 1966)

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Gordon Roberts
1897 - 1966
Born
April 24, 1897
Death
September 1966
Last Known Residence
Magnolia, Columbia County, Arkansas 71753
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Gordon Roberts was born on April 24, 1897. He died in September 1966 at 69 years old. We know that Gordon Roberts had been residing in Magnolia, Columbia County, Arkansas 71753.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Gordon Roberts died in September 1966 at 69 years old. He was born on April 24, 1897. There is no information about Gordon's family or relationships. We know that Gordon Roberts had been residing in Magnolia, Columbia County, Arkansas 71753.

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In 1897, in the year that Gordon Roberts was born, in the January 22nd issue of "Engineering", the word "computer" was first used to refer to a mechanical calculation device. Previously - since the 17th century - the term computer meant "one who computes" and referred to human beings who worked with numbers.

In 1927, when he was 30 years old, in September, the Columbia Broadcasting System (later called CBS) became the second national radio network in the U.S. The first broadcast was a presentation by the Howard Barlow Orchestra from radio station WOR in Newark, New Jersey.

In 1949, by the time he was 52 years old, comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

In 1955, at the age of 58 years old, Gordon was alive when on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

In 1966, in the year of Gordon Roberts's passing, on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

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