Harold Beckes (1938 - 1978)

Harold Beckes
1938 - 1978
updated February 06, 2019
Harold Beckes was born on June 28, 1938. He died in October 1978 at 40 years old. We know that Harold Beckes had been residing in Mountain Pine, Garland County, Arkansas 71956.


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Harold Beckes passed away in October 1978 at 40 years old. He was born on June 28, 1938. There is no information about Harold's surviving family. We know that Harold Beckes had been residing in Mountain Pine, Garland County, Arkansas 71956.
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In 1938, in the year that Harold Beckes was born, on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

In 1947, at the age of just 9 years old, Harold was alive when on November 25th, the Hollywood "Black List" was created by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). Ten Hollywood writers and directors had refused to testify to the Committee regarding "Communists" or "Reds" in the movie industry. The next day, the blacklist was created and they were fired.

In 1958, when he was 20 years old, on March 24th, Elvis Presley was inducted into the United States Army. Although he could have served in Special Services as an entertainer, he chose to become a regular soldier. Almost everyone thought it would be the end of his career - it wasn't.

In 1962, at the age of 24 years old, Harold was alive when on February 20th, Lt. Col. John H. Glenn, Jr. became the first American to orbit the Earth. The Friendship 7 flew three times around the earth in 4 hours and 55 minutes. At age 77, Glenn returned to space - the oldest person to fly in space.

In 1978, in the year of Harold Beckes's passing, on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

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