Jesse L Jacks (1921 - 1997)

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Jesse L Jacks
1921 - 1997
October 25, 1921
November 28, 1997
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Jesse L Jacks was born on October 25, 1921. He died on November 28, 1997 at age 76. We know that Jesse L Jacks had been residing in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas 75227.
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He was the best pawpaw anyone could ever ask for. Always so sweet and respectful. I was lucky enough to never have been punished by him, in any way, shape or form.
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From what I remember he worked at a place in Dallas Texas called Metal Goods.

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Jesse L Jacks passed away on November 28, 1997 at 76 years old. He was born on October 25, 1921. There is no information about Jesse's surviving family. We know that Jesse L Jacks had been residing in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas 75227.

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In 1921, in the year that Jesse L Jacks was born, the silent film The Sheik, directed by George Melford and starring Rudolph Valentino and Agnes Ayres (also featuring Adolphe Menjou) debuted on October 21st. Critics weren't enthusiastic but the public loved it - in the first few weeks 125,000 people had seen the movie - and it eventually exceeded $1 million in ticket sales. And Rudolph Valentino, an Italian American, became the heartthrob of a female generation.

In 1930, by the time he was only 9 years old, as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

In 1949, when he was 28 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 1950, when he was 29 years old, on June 25th, the Korean War began when North Korean Communist forces crossed the 38th parallel. The Soviet Union and China backed North Korea and the U.N., primarily the United States backed South Korea.

In 1997, in the year of Jesse L Jacks's passing, on July 1st, Hong Kong was returned to China. In 1898, Great Britain was awarded Hong Kong for 99 years. In a subsequent agreement, China agreed to allow Hong Kong to remain capitalist. So the handing over of the area ended British rule but did not change the economic system of Hong Kong.

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