Jerry W Sheffield

(1923 - 2006)

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Jerry W Sheffield
1923 - 2006
Born
January 23, 1923
Death
January 28, 2006
Last Known Residence
Gainesville, Alachua County, Florida 32601
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Jerry W Sheffield was born on January 23, 1923. He died on January 28, 2006 at 83 years of age. We know that Jerry W Sheffield had been residing in Gainesville, Alachua County, Florida 32601.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Jerry W Sheffield died on January 28, 2006 at 83 years old. He was born on January 23, 1923. We are unaware of information about Jerry's family. We know that Jerry W Sheffield had been residing in Gainesville, Alachua County, Florida 32601.

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In 1923, in the year that Jerry W Sheffield was born, the A.C. Nielsen Company was founded in Chicago. It provided an audience measurement system that could provide radio station owners with information on their listeners and the popularity of their shows. Later, the Nielsen company became the basis for the fate of television programs.

In 1947, by the time he was 24 years old, on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

In 1960, when he was 37 years old, on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

In 1988, at the age of 65 years old, Jerry was alive when 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 1991, by the time he was 68 years old, on December 25th, the Soviet Union flag was lowered and replaced by the Russian tricolor flag. It was the end of the Soviet Union. Mikhail Gorbachev resigned as President of the Soviet Union and Boris Yeltsin became President of the Russian Republic.

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