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Grant Durley (1908 - 1984)

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Grant Durley
1908 - 1984
Born
March 12, 1908
Death
January 1984
Last Known Residence
Woodbridge, New Haven County, Connecticut 06525
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Grant Durley of Woodbridge, New Haven County, Connecticut was born on March 12, 1908, and died at age 75 years old in January 1984.
Updated: October 3, 2011
Biography ID: 7051195

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Grant Durley passed away at age 75 years old in January 1984. Grant Durley of Woodbridge, New Haven County, Connecticut was born on March 12, 1908.

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1908 - 1984 World Events

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In 1908, in the year that Grant Durley was born, the Federal Bureau of Investigation was established as the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States; it simultaneously served as the nation's prime federal law enforcement agency. Stanley Finch was the first Chief (now called Director).

In 1944, he was 36 years old when on June 6th, the largest amphibious invasion in history was launched - the Normandy landing (called D-Day). Soldiers from the United States, Britain, Canada, and the Free French landed on Normandy Beach and were later joined by Poland, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Greece, and the Netherlands. Almost 5,000 landing and assault craft, 289 escort vessels, and 277 minesweepers were involved. Nearly 160,000 troops crossed the English Channel on D-Day - Allied casualties on the first day were at least 10,000. 4,414 were confirmed dead.

In 1951, when he was 43 years old, on June 25th, CBS began broadcasting in color. There were well over 10 million televisions by that time. The first show in color was a musical variety special titled "Premiere". Hardly anyone had a color TV that could see the show.

In 1969, Grant was 61 years old when on July 20th, the first men walked on the moon. Apollo 11 astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. both walked on the moon but it was Armstrong who first stepped on the moon. They fulfilled the promise of President Kennedy's commitment in 1961 to put a man on the moon before the end of the decade.

In 1984, in the year of Grant Durley's passing, due to outrage about "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" (it seemed too "dark" to many and it was rated PG), a new rating was devised - PG-13. The first film rated PG-13 was "Red Dawn".

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