John Doudell (1902 - 1985)

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John Doudell
1902 - 1985
updated February 06, 2019
John Doudell was born on December 9, 1902. He died in June 1985 at 82 years old. We know that John Doudell had been residing in San Jose, Santa Clara County, California 95125.


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John Doudell died in June 1985 at 82 years of age. He was born on December 9, 1902. There is no information about John's immediate family. We know that John Doudell had been residing in San Jose, Santa Clara County, California 95125.
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In 1902, in the year that John Doudell was born, the world famous Italian tenor, Enrico Caruso, made the first gramophone recording by a popular singer. Accompanied by only a piano, his voice recordings became a big seller and did much to popularize the new-fangled gramophone. He had to sing into a metal "horn" that relayed his voice to a metal disc. And the songs had to be under 4 and a half minutes!

In 1922, at the age of 20 years old, John was alive when on November 4th, British Egyptologists George Carnarvon and Howard Carter unearthed the first step leading to King Tutankhamen's tomb in the Valley of the Kings. By the end of the month they had unearthed the steps and broken through the door into the intact tomb. This was the only tomb that had remained unlooted that had been found (and is, to date). Filled with gold, jewels, and ancient everyday items, the find was priceless - in terms of money and history.

In 1958, John was 56 years old when on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

In 1978, John was 76 years old when on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

In 1985, in the year of John Doudell's passing, on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

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around 1904 - Feb 8, 1928
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around 1892 - Jun 5, 1921
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around 1926 - Oct 1, 1927
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