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John Alexander Manley (1895 - 1965)

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John Alexander Manley
1895 - 1965
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1895
Hawthorn, Australia
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1965
Caulfield, Australia
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Caulfield, Australia
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John Alexander Manley was born in 1895 in Hawthorn, Australia. He is the child of Bridget Teresa (Rees) Manley, with sibling Cornelius. He died in 1965 in Caulfield, Australia at 70 years old.
Updated: July 30, 2019
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John Alexander Manley passed away in 1965 in Caulfield, Australia at 70 years of age. He was born in 1895 in Hawthorn, Australia. He is the child of Bridget Teresa (Rees) Manley, with sibling Cornelius.
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In 1895, in the year that John Alexander Manley was born, on September 3rd, in Latrobe, PA, the first professional football game was played. The game was between the Latrobe YMCA and the Jeannette Athletic Club. Latrobe won 12 - 0.

In 1923, by the time he was 28 years old, on September 1, an earthquake - the Great Kanto earthquake - destroyed one-third of Tokyo. Measuring 7.9 and with a reported duration of between 4 and 10 minutes, casualties totaled about 142,800 deaths, including about 40,000 who went missing and were presumed dead.

In 1932, when he was 37 years old, five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1940, at the age of 45 years old, John was alive when on July 27th, the cartoon character Bugs Bunny debuted in his first film A Wild Hare - voiced by Mel Blanc. He has since appeared in more short films, feature films, compilations, TV series, music records, comic books, video games, award shows, amusement park rides, and commercials than any other cartoon character. He even has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. "What's up, Doc?"

In 1965, in the year of John Alexander Manley's passing, the television show "I Spy" premiered in the fall season on NBC. The stars were Bill Cosby and Robert Culp, making Cosby the first African American to headline a television show. Four stations - in Georgia, Florida, and Alabama - refused to air the show.

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