John M Riley (1957 - 1989)

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John M Riley
1957 - 1989
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December 1, 1957
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December 5, 1989
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Hollywood, Broward County, Florida 33025
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John M Riley was born on December 1, 1957. He died on December 5, 1989 at age 32. We know that John M Riley had been residing in Hollywood, Broward County, Florida 33025.
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John M Riley passed away on December 5, 1989 at 32 years of age. He was born on December 1, 1957. We are unaware of information about John's family or relationships. We know that John M Riley had been residing in Hollywood, Broward County, Florida 33025.

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In 1957, in the year that John M Riley was born, on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

In 1963, at the age of just 6 years old, John was alive when the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

In 1967, when he was only 10 years old, on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

In 1972, at the age of only 15 years old, John was alive when on September 5th, the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, with the assistance of German neo-nazis, kidnapped and killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich. The attackers crept into the Olympic Village and abducted the athletes while they were sleeping. A German policeman was also killed.

In 1989, in the year of John M Riley's passing, on January 20th, George Herbert Walker Bush became the 41st President of the United States. Previously Ronald Regan's Vice President, he ran against Michael Dukakis and won the popular vote by 53.4% to 45.6%.

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