James Davis (1936 - 2003)

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James Davis
1936 - 2003
updated February 06, 2019
James Davis was born on June 30, 1936. He died on May 14, 2003 at age 66. We know that James Davis had been residing in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.

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James Davis passed away on May 14, 2003 at 66 years of age. He was born on June 30, 1936. There is no information about James's family. We know that James Davis had been residing in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.
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In 1936, in the year that James Davis was born, on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1946, he was just 10 years old when pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1959, at the age of 23 years old, James was alive when on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

In 1988, by the time he was 52 years old, on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

In 1999, at the age of 63 years old, James was alive when on January 1st, the Euro became the new official single currency of the eurozone. It was used by Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Spain and has since spread in use. Daily, over 337 million Europeans use the euro.

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Feb 25, 1924 - Feb 10, 1982
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James Allen Davis 3rd
Born: May 19, 1972
James A Davis Jr
Born: May 12, 1953
James Otis Davis
Mar 12, 1947 - around Feb 20, 2009
James Richard Davis
Born: Aug 27, 1951
Albany, OR, United States
James Winfield Davis
around 1898 - Apr 22, 1918
James William Davis
around 1904 - Aug 15, 1946
James William Davis
around 1886 - Mar 18, 1916
James Victor Davis
around 1919 - Sep 7, 1940
James Thomas Davis
around 1904 - Jan 5, 1945
James Thomas Davis
around 1896 - May 9, 1917

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Rosalea Davis
Jan 8, 1890 - March 1987
Philadelphia, PA
Edwin J Davis
Mar 12, 1929 - May 9, 1993
Milford, PA
Charles W Davis
Feb 15, 1940 - Jul 15, 2007
Owings Mills, MD
Marguerite Davis
May 1, 1938 - Jun 5, 2002
Reading, PA
James A Davis
Sep 23, 1911 - Jan 20, 2001
Martinsburg, PA
John Davis
Mar 3, 1899 - May 1978
Huntingdon, PA
Anna Davis
Sep 23, 1897 - September 1974
Lewistown, PA
Betty J Davis
Dec 29, 1926 - Jun 14, 2006
Huntingdon, PA
Blanche M Davis
Feb 28, 1912 - Dec 27, 2008
Pine Grove, PA
Alice Davis
Jun 25, 1894 - Apr 1, 1989
Carrie Davis
Dec 6, 1903 - April 1986
Whitehall, PA
Mildred Davis
May 16, 1919 - July 1971
Donald Davis
Jul 19, 1943 - August 1984
Scranton, PA
Ruth E Davis-Betts
Oct 17, 1920 - Apr 1, 2004
Inglis, FL
Rose Davis
Sep 13, 1897 - September 1987
Olyphant, PA
Lawrence Davis
Jan 10, 1941 - October 1968
Elizabeth L Davis
Apr 17, 1940 - Jan 27, 2008
Donora, PA
Olive Davis
Aug 9, 1909 - February 1986
Mather, PA
Edgar Davis
Mar 13, 1946 - August 1979
Phyllis Davis
Apr 10, 1943 - September 1987

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