Janet Margaret (Harris) Martin (1938 - 2020)

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Janet Margaret (Harris) Martin
1938 - 2020
July 19, 1938
England United Kingdom
August 5, 2020
Andover, England United Kingdom
Janet Margaret (Harris) Martin was born on July 19, 1938 in England. She was born into the Harris family and married into the Martin family. She died on August 5, 2020 in Andover, England United Kingdom at 82 years old.
Updated: November 24, 2020
Janet was my mum. She was born to Joseph Harris and Doris May Owen in 1938 and grew up in Birmingham. Janet worked hard all her life, wither on the farm, or as a home help. She moved around with her husbands job as a dairyman. Janet had two children Joanne and Timothy. She sadly died from Cancer in 2020 at the age of 82.
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Janet Margaret (Harris) Martin passed away on August 5, 2020 in Andover, England United Kingdom at 82 years old. She was born on July 19, 1938 in England. We have no information about Janet's family.

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In 1938, in the year that Janet Margaret (Harris) Martin was born, on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

In 1949, when she was only 11 years old, on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

In 1955, Janet was 17 years old when in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

In 1961, she was 23 years old when on May 5th, Navy Cmdr. Alan B. Shepard, Jr., made the first manned Project Mercury flight, MR-3, in a spacecraft he named Freedom 7. He was the second man to go into space, the first was Yuri Gagarin - a Soviet cosmonaut.

In 1985, she was 47 years old when on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

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