Jeanette Marie Edwards (1926 - 2009)

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Orinda, Contra Costa County, California

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1926 - In the year that Jeanette Marie Edwards was born, on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

1951 - When she was 25 years old, on June 25th, CBS began broadcasting in color. There were well over 10 million televisions by that time. The first show in color was a musical variety special titled "Premiere". Hardly anyone had a color TV that could see the show.

1977 - She was 51 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.

1987 - At the age of 61 years old, Jeanette was alive when on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

1993 - Jeanette was 67 years old when on February 26th, a truck bomb exploded in the garage under the North Tower of the World Trade Center. While the bomb didn't do what was planned (collapse the North Tower into the South Tower), it did kill six people and injured thousands of people.

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Jeanette Marie Edwards passed away on July 28, 2009 at age 83. No cause of death has been listed for Jeanette. She was born on March 28, 1926. We have no information about Jeanette's family or relationships. We know that Jeanette Marie Edwards had been residing in Orinda, Contra Costa County, California.

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