Hugh Oliver (1905 - 1961)

Hugh Oliver
1905 - 1961
updated February 06, 2019
Hugh Oliver was born on March 2, 1905. He died in May 1961 at age 56.
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Hugh Oliver passed away in May 1961 at 56 years old. He was born on March 2, 1905. We have no information about Hugh's family or relationships.
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In 1905, in the year that Hugh Oliver was born, federal spending was $0.57 billion, unemployment was 4.3%, and the cost of a first-class stamp was $0.02. Current U.S. government spending is $4.268 trillion.

In 1910, Hugh was just 5 years old when the Mexican revolution began. Dictator Porfirio Díaz had ruled for 35 years and was nationally unpopular. When elections were held in 1910 and a rigged election kept Diaz in office. The uprising began - and lasted for another 10 years.

In 1947, at the age of 42 years old, Hugh 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 1957, Hugh was 52 years old when on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1961, in the year of Hugh Oliver's passing, on April 17th, about 1,000 CIA trained Cuban exiles invaded Cuba with the intention of igniting a rebellion and overthrowing Castro. They were defeated within three days. Although the operation began under Eisenhower, Kennedy approved it and the operation, named the Bay of Pigs for the beach where they landed, was a humiliation for the United States.

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c. 1915 - Unknown
c. 1924 - Unknown
c. 1908 - Unknown
c. 1895 - Unknown
c. 1900 - Unknown
1920 - 1976
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Dec 5, 1924 - Jan 15, 2012
Dec 31, 1969 - Nov 14, 1959
Sep 16, 1956 - Aug 15, 2003
Dec 31, 1969 - Nov 29, 1970
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c. 1860 - Dec 30, 1894

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