John Shaughnessy (1887 - 1965)

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John Shaughnessy
1887 - 1965
updated February 06, 2019
John Shaughnessy was born on November 19, 1887. He died in November 1965 at 77 years old. We know that John Shaughnessy had been residing in Louisiana.


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John Shaughnessy died in November 1965 at age 77. He was born on November 19, 1887. We have no information about John's family or relationships. We know that John Shaughnessy had been residing in Louisiana.
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In 1887, in the year that John Shaughnessy was born, on January 28th, the largest recorded snowflakes fell in a snowstorm in Fort Keogh, Montana. They were supposed to have been 15 inches wide and 8 inches thick. A rancher in the area said that they were “larger than milk pans”. A Wild West tall tale? Not according to the Guinness World Records book.

In 1894, when he was only 7 years old, on March 12th, for the first time, Coca-Cola was sold in individual bottles as a drink for consumer consumption. Previously, it was sold as a syrup for upset stomachs - over the counter.

In 1915, he was 28 years old when Audrey Munson, playing a model for a sculptor in the film "Inspiration", became the first actress to shed her clothes on screen. Fearing that banning the film would mean that censors would also have to "ban Renaissance art" the film was released, with Munson in the nude scenes and a stand-in doing the acting. (Munson had previously been "America's First Supermodel" and posed nude as the model for many famous artworks.) The film was a hit with audiences.

In 1946, by the time he was 59 years old, pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1965, in the year of John Shaughnessy'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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Born: around 1922
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United States
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Born: around 1900
Pennsylvania, United States
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New York, United States
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Born: around 1924
New York, United States
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Born: around 1922
New York, United States
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Born: around 1906
New Jersey, United States
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Born: around 1925
Connecticut, United States

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Roy A Shaughnessy
Apr 30, 1923 - Feb 24, 1994
Coushatta, LA
Elsie T Shaughnessy
Apr 26, 1923 - Dec 9, 1998
Coushatta, LA
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Feb 3, 1877 - May 1968
Arcadia, Louisiana
Nora Shaughnessy
Oct 20, 1889 - December 1981
Bossier City, Louisiana
Sidney J Shaughnessy
Apr 11, 1917 - Mar 23, 1993
Lubbock, TX
Ida Shaughnessy
May 27, 1893 - October 1983
Shreveport, Louisiana
Mary Shaughnessy
Jun 6, 1891 - January 1984
West Monroe, Louisiana
Virginia Shaughnessy
Jun 1, 1904 - August 1987
Leavenworth, Kansas
Stella M Shaughnessy
Sep 10, 1923 - Nov 21, 2003
Poulsbo, WA
Elinor U Shaughnessy
Oct 23, 1921 - September 1993
Tulsa, OK
Mildred Shaughnessy
Nov 8, 1891 - March 1985
Seattle, Washington
Myrtle A Shaughnessy
Oct 28, 1922 - May 19, 2004
Escondido, CA
Lee Shaughnessy
May 21, 1897 - July 1979
Artesia, New Mexico
Ina Shaughnessy
Nov 8, 1892 - December 1980
Mobile, Alabama
Cecile Shaughnessy
Apr 10, 1902 - October 1976
Leta W Shaughnessy
Oct 31, 1915 - Jan 26, 2001
Greenville, SC
Charlie Shaughnessy
Nov 28, 1901 - August 1979
Groves, Texas
Pearl Shaughnessy
Oct 14, 1907 - January 1987
Groves, Texas
W Shaughnessy
May 27, 1909 - February 1972
San Antonio, Texas
Alice R Shaughnessy
Oct 25, 1925 - Jul 13, 2010
El Paso, Texas

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