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Hugh Bieroth (1900 - 1977)

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Hugh Bieroth
1900 - 1977
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October 3, 1900
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June 1977
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Elko, Elko County, Nevada 89801
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Hugh Bieroth was born on October 3, 1900. He died in June 1977 at age 76. We know that Hugh Bieroth had been residing in Elko, Elko County, Nevada 89801.
Updated: November 10, 2011
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Hugh Bieroth passed away in June 1977 at 76 years of age. He was born on October 3, 1900. We are unaware of information about Hugh's surviving family. We know that Hugh Bieroth had been residing in Elko, Elko County, Nevada 89801.
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In 1900, in the year that Hugh Bieroth was born, the U.S. population exceeded 75 million, rising about 13 million from the 1890 census. 87.9% of the population was white, 11.6% was African-American, 0.7% was Hispanic, and 0.5% was Native American, Asian, and other minorities.

In 1939, at the age of 39 years old, Hugh was alive when on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1943, he was 43 years old when on March 31st, the Broadway musical Oklahoma! opened. Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II (the first of their string of successful collaborations), audiences loved it. The musical ran for 2,212 performances originally and was made into a movie in 1954.

In 1950, at the age of 50 years old, Hugh was alive when in February, Joe McCarthy gave a speech alleging that he had a list of "members of the Communist Party and members of a spy ring" who worked in the State Department. He went on to chair a committee that investigated not only the State Department but also the administration of President Harry S. Truman, the Voice of America, and the U.S. Army for communist spies - until he was condemned by the U.S. Senate in 1954.

In 1977, in the year of Hugh Bieroth's passing, on May 25th, Star Wars premiered in theaters. Eventually, it became the highest-grossing film of all time - until E.T. surpassed it a few years later. It was an immediate hit with theatergoers.

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