John Vidmar (1903 - 1980)

John Vidmar
1903 - 1980
updated February 06, 2019
John Vidmar was born on August 7, 1903. He died in March 1980 at age 76. We know that John Vidmar had been residing in Canonsburg, Washington County, Pennsylvania 15317.


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John Vidmar died in March 1980 at 76 years old. He was born on August 7, 1903. There is no information about John's family. We know that John Vidmar had been residing in Canonsburg, Washington County, Pennsylvania 15317.
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In 1903, in the year that John Vidmar was born, the first World Series of American baseball was played between October 1st and 13th. The Boston Americans of the American League played the Pittsburgh Pirates of the National League. Boston came back from a three game to one deficit, winning the final four games to capture the title - such a large comeback wouldn't be repeated by a team until 1925. (A total of eight games were played.)

In 1927, he was 24 years old when the first "talkie" (a movie with music, songs, and talking), The Jazz Singer, was released. Al Jolson starred as a cantor's son who instead of following in his father's footsteps as expected, becomes a singer of popular songs. Banished by his father, they reconcile on his father's deathbed. It was a tear-jerker and audiences went wild - especially when they heard the songs. Thus begun the demise of silent films and the rise of "talkies".

In 1966, when he was 63 years old, on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

In 1978, at the age of 75 years old, John was alive when on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

In 1980, in the year of John Vidmar's passing, on December 8th, ex-Beatle John Lennon was shot and killed by Mark David Chapman in front of his home - the Dakota - in New York City. Chapman was found guilty of murder and still remains in jail.

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around 1918 - Unknown
May 16, 1904 - May 3, 1989
Oct 6, 1906 - Sep 11, 1998
Jun 13, 1901 - March 1976
May 17, 1890 - March 1975
Mar 30, 1909 - Feb 17, 2002
Apr 29, 1909 - January 1978
Dec 7, 1905 - January 1981
Oct 9, 1917 - Feb 6, 1998
Jul 26, 1911 - December 1977
Apr 10, 1892 - August 1971
Feb 6, 1920 - Aug 4, 1975
Feb 19, 1911 - Jun 16, 1989
Nov 18, 1905 - April 1973
Nov 19, 1878 - July 1976

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Dec 1, 1928 - Jun 20, 1995
Sep 15, 1894 - April 1969
Feb 13, 1922 - April 1986
Jun 29, 1896 - November 1969
Sep 13, 1909 - August 1979
Aug 12, 1921 - Aug 2, 2005
Jun 26, 1923 - Mar 3, 2009
Mar 23, 1916 - Aug 3, 2008
Apr 11, 1958 - August 1983
Jan 11, 1919 - May 31, 1996
Oct 23, 1906 - October 1971
Oct 3, 1920 - June 1982
Jun 10, 1928 - Apr 23, 2009
Mar 29, 1924 - Dec 22, 2003
Sep 10, 1925 - Feb 8, 1994
Jan 11, 1921 - Jun 22, 2011
Aug 12, 1916 - Jan 3, 1990
Sep 15, 1930 - Mar 26, 2009
Apr 17, 1887 - January 1965
May 27, 1916 - February 1981

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May 19, 1906 - March 1978
Jun 21, 1916 - November 1964
Nov 22, 1916 - Apr 26, 1996
May 11, 1916 - Jan 20, 1992
Jan 5, 1917 - Sep 24, 1993
Aug 25, 1900 - January 1976
Feb 7, 1910 - Oct 27, 1989
Jul 2, 1899 - Apr 12, 1990
Jun 13, 1889 - November 1986
Jun 26, 1907 - March 1981
Mar 21, 1904 - November 1973
Oct 2, 1917 - Feb 20, 2005
Sep 6, 1915 - Dec 31, 2000
Mar 14, 1919 - Aug 10, 2004
Jul 23, 1916 - Oct 24, 1992
Feb 8, 1905 - February 1973
Mar 19, 1915 - February 1986
Dec 23, 1903 - March 1975
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