James W Hardy (1920 - 1989)

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James W Hardy
1920 - 1989
updated February 06, 2019
James W Hardy was born on August 20, 1920. He died on January 29, 1989 at age 68. We know that James W Hardy had been residing in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan 48238.

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James W Hardy passed away on January 29, 1989 at 68 years old. He was born on August 20, 1920. There is no information about James's immediate family. We know that James W Hardy had been residing in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan 48238.
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In 1920, in the year that James W Hardy was born, on November 2, radio station KDKA began broadcasting in Pittsburgh, PA. This was the first commercial radio broadcast in the United States. Westinghouse, a leading manufacturer of radios and the backer of the station, chose the date because of the Presidential election. People liked it because they could hear about the results of the election between Harding and Cox before the morning papers arrived. Four years later, there were 600 commercial stations broadcasting in the U.S.

In 1949, he was 29 years old when comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

In 1969, when he was 49 years old, on January 20th, Richard M. Nixon became the 37th President of the United States. Previously the Vice President to President Eisenhower, Nixon was the only President to resign in office - in his second term.

In 1977, he was 57 years old when 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.

In 1989, in the year of James W Hardy's passing, on March 24th, the Exxon Valdez, an oil tanker, struck a reef in Alaska's Prince William Sound and oil began spilling out of the hold. The oil would eventually contaminate more than a thousand miles of coastline. It is estimated that over 10.8 million gallons of crude oil spilled into the Sound - killing 100,000 to 250,000 seabirds, over 2,800 sea otters, about 12 river otters, 300 harbor seals, 247 bald eagles, and 22 orcas - as well as an unknown number of salmon and herring.

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Feb 1, 1917 - Dec 25, 1999
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Richard Hardy
Apr 6, 1919 - October 1979
Merle C Hardy
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Mary L Hardy
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Walter Hardy
Apr 5, 1917 - September 1969
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William Hardy
Dec 5, 1918 - May 1985
Burleson, Texas
Florence M Hardy
May 23, 1921 - May 13, 2007
Piney Flats, TN
James Hardy
Sep 28, 1921 - July 1984
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