John Murphy (1902 - 1981)

John Murphy
1902 - 1981
updated February 06, 2019
John Murphy was born on September 2, 1902. He died in July 1981 at 78 years of age. We know that John Murphy had been residing in Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey 07306.

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John Murphy died in July 1981 at 78 years old. He was born on September 2, 1902. There is no information about John's surviving family. We know that John Murphy had been residing in Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey 07306.
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In 1902, in the year that John Murphy was born, the modern air conditioner was invented by Willis H. Carrier. The company that he worked for needed to find a way to control humidity and by solving this problem, Carrier created a system that could be used for cooling the rooms of a house. The Sun Belt thanks him!

In 1925, at the age of 23 years old, John was alive when on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

In 1949, at the age of 47 years old, John was alive when comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

In 1952, when he was 50 years old, on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

In 1981, in the year of John Murphy's passing, on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

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around 1912 - May 7, 1944
1907 - Dec 31, 1943
around 1923 - Jul 3, 1945
around 1921 - Apr 6, 1943
around 1920 - Sep 17, 1942
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around 1914 - Mar 10, 1944
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Jul 18, 1918 - Mar 11, 2005
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Sep 28, 1920 - March 1965
Mar 1, 1922 - Oct 24, 2001
Sep 28, 1915 - February 1977
Apr 23, 1920 - Apr 21, 1998
Dec 6, 1899 - August 1984
May 5, 1918 - December 1993
Oct 2, 1918 - Dec 7, 2001
Jul 4, 1906 - Jun 2, 1994
Apr 8, 1920 - December 1980
Feb 13, 1892 - January 1982
Mar 16, 1922 - Jun 17, 2008
May 10, 1922 - Jan 1, 2003
Feb 1, 1922 - August 1978
Jun 30, 1920 - Dec 6, 2000
Oct 30, 1920 - Jul 17, 2009
Feb 9, 1920 - December 1980
Apr 1, 1915 - Jun 11, 2004
Sep 15, 1907 - Dec 4, 1998

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May 7, 1903 - Apr 29, 1995
May 17, 1920 - Jun 5, 2010
Aug 8, 1902 - Apr 26, 1997
Dec 18, 1916 - July 1978
Oct 15, 1920 - Aug 8, 2006
May 22, 1920 - January 1987
Feb 27, 1894 - December 1975
Jun 6, 1908 - September 1982
Feb 21, 1923 - June 1979
Apr 10, 1923 - Sep 17, 2007
Mar 10, 1919 - January 1979
Nov 24, 1921 - Feb 19, 2011
Jan 5, 1905 - June 1971
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