John D Dykes

(1947 - 2006)

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John D Dykes
1947 - 2006
Born
January 14, 1947
Death
April 29, 2006
Last Known Residence
Hattiesburg, Forrest County, Mississippi 39401
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John D Dykes was born on January 14, 1947. He died on April 29, 2006 at age 59. We know that John D Dykes had been residing in Hattiesburg, Forrest County, Mississippi 39401.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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John D Dykes passed away on April 29, 2006 at 59 years of age. He was born on January 14, 1947. There is no information about John's immediate family. We know that John D Dykes had been residing in Hattiesburg, Forrest County, Mississippi 39401.

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In 1947, in the year that John D Dykes was born, 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 1958, at the age of just 11 years old, John was alive when on March 24th, Elvis Presley was inducted into the United States Army. Although he could have served in Special Services as an entertainer, he chose to become a regular soldier. Almost everyone thought it would be the end of his career - it wasn't.

In 1960, when he was only 13 years old, on September 26th, the first televised debate for a Presidential campaign in the United States - Kennedy vs Nixon - was held. Seventy million people watched the debate on TV. The debate pre-empted the very popular Andy Griffith Show.

In 1976, John was 29 years old when The United States celebrated the Bicentennial of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It was a year long celebration, with the biggest events taking place on July 4th.

In 1988, when he was 41 years old, 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.

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