Gracie Bassett (1921 - 1983)

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Gracie Bassett
1921 - 1983
updated February 06, 2019
Gracie Bassett was born on June 10, 1921. She died in December 1983 at 62 years old. We know that Gracie Bassett had been residing in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas 72202.

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Gracie Bassett passed away in December 1983 at 62 years of age. She was born on June 10, 1921. We are unaware of information about Gracie's family. We know that Gracie Bassett had been residing in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas 72202.
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1921 - 1983 World Events

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In 1921, in the year that Gracie Bassett was born, the silent film The Sheik, directed by George Melford and starring Rudolph Valentino and Agnes Ayres (also featuring Adolphe Menjou) debuted on October 21st. Critics weren't enthusiastic but the public loved it - in the first few weeks 125,000 people had seen the movie - and it eventually exceeded $1 million in ticket sales. And Rudolph Valentino, an Italian American, became the heartthrob of a female generation.

In 1931, by the time she was merely 10 years old, on May 1st, the Empire State Building opened in New York City. At 1,454 feet (including the roof and antenna), it was the tallest building in the world until the World Trade Center's North Tower was built in 1970. (It is now the 34th tallest.) Opening at the beginning of the Great Depression, most of the offices in the Empire State Building remained unoccupied for years and the observation deck was an equal source of revenue and kept the building profitable.

In 1968, by the time she was 47 years old, on April 4th, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader, was shot and killed by an assassin in Memphis. James Earl Ray was apprehended and plead guilty to shooting Dr. King. Ray died in jail in 1998.

In 1979, by the time she was 58 years old, 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.

In 1983, in the year of Gracie Bassett's passing, on August 30th, the Soviet Union claimed that a South Korean Boeing 747 jetliner (Flight 007), bound for Seoul from New York City, had strayed into Soviet airspace. Saying that they believed it to be a U.S. spy plane, the passenger jet was shot down by a Soviet SU-15 fighter - after it had tracked the airliner for two hours. All 269 passengers (including a U.S. Representative from Georgia) and crew were killed.

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May 25, 1888 - October 1970
Broseley, Missouri
Joyce A Bassett
Mar 18, 1955 - Aug 20, 1988
Little Rock, AR
Ruth M Bassett
Apr 24, 1916 - Nov 17, 1992
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Milton Bassett
Apr 6, 1904 - Jul 18, 1996
Richmond, CA
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Apr 14, 1905 - Jun 3, 1995
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