Harold Anderson (1908 - 1985)

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Harold Anderson
1908 - 1985
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May 20, 1908
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July 1985
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Williston, Chittenden County, Vermont 05495
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Harold Anderson was born on May 20, 1908. He died in July 1985 at 77 years old. We know that Harold Anderson had been residing in Williston, Chittenden County, Vermont 05495.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Harold Anderson died in July 1985 at 77 years old. He was born on May 20, 1908. We have no information about Harold's immediate family. We know that Harold Anderson had been residing in Williston, Chittenden County, Vermont 05495.

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In 1908, in the year that Harold Anderson was born, a mysterious Siberian explosion leveled over 770 square miles of forest. There were no human casualties. Explanations of the explosion have included a comet, meteorite, natural atomic explosion, or a crashed UFO. Although it is called an impact event - the largest one in recorded earth history - there is no crater and it is widely thought that the explosion was caused by a meteor exploding 3 to 6 miles above the earth.

In 1925, at the age of 17 years old, Harold was alive when 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 1969, at the age of 61 years old, Harold was alive when one hundred countries, along with the United States and the Soviet Union signed the nuclear nonproliferation treaty (NPT). It called for stopping the spread of nuclear weapons, the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and the goal of nuclear disarmament.

In 1972, by the time he was 64 years old, on September 5th, the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, with the assistance of German neo-nazis, kidnapped and killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich. The attackers crept into the Olympic Village and abducted the athletes while they were sleeping. A German policeman was also killed.

In 1985, in the year of Harold Anderson's passing, on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

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