Hugh Watson (1931 - 1972)

Hugh Watson
1931 - 1972
updated February 06, 2019
Hugh Watson was born on November 24, 1931. He died in October 1972 at 40 years old. We know that Hugh Watson had been residing in Montclair, Essex County, New Jersey 07042.
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Hugh Watson died in October 1972 at age 40. He was born on November 24, 1931. We are unaware of information about Hugh's immediate family. We know that Hugh Watson had been residing in Montclair, Essex County, New Jersey 07042.
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In 1931, in the year that Hugh Watson was born, on May 1st, the Empire State Building opened in New York City. At 1,454 feet (including the roof and antenna), it was the tallest building in the world until the World Trade Center's North Tower was built in 1970. (It is now the 34th tallest.) Opening at the beginning of the Great Depression, most of the offices in the Empire State Building remained unoccupied for years and the observation deck was an equal source of revenue and kept the building profitable.

In 1943, he was merely 12 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 1958, Hugh was 27 years old when on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

In 1967, by the time he was 36 years old, on November 7th, President Johnson signed legislation passed by Congress that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which would later become PBS and NPR. The legislation required CPB to operate with a "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature".

In 1972, in the year of Hugh Watson's passing, on November 7th, Richard Nixon won re-election, amidst the dawning knowledge of the Watergate scandal, by 60.7% to anti-war candidate George McGovern's 37.5%.

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Aug 22, 1940 - October 1977
Jul 21, 1942 - Jul 30, 2004
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Oct 21, 1935 - Jan 20, 1972
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May 7, 1951 - Nov 13, 2000
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Dec 29, 1948 - Feb 23, 2010
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