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Joseph Catapano (1928 - 1984)

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Joseph Catapano
1928 - 1984
Born
January 25, 1928
Death
September 1984
Last Known Residence
Middle Village, Queens County, New York 11379
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Joseph Catapano of Middle Village, Queens County, New York was born on January 25, 1928, and died at age 56 years old in September 1984.
Updated: October 5, 2011
Biography ID: 15355543

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Joseph Catapano passed away at age 56 years old in September 1984. Joseph Catapano of Middle Village, Queens County, New York was born on January 25, 1928.

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Joseph Catapano lived 16 years shorter than the average Catapano family member when he died at the age of 56.
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1928 - 1984 World Events

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In 1928, in the year that Joseph Catapano was born, aviatrix Amelia Earhart, age 31, became the first woman to fly solo across North America and back in August. In June, she had been part of a 3 man crew that flew the Atlantic Ocean but since she had no instrument training, she couldn't fly the plane - she kept the flight log. The North American flight became one of her many "firsts" as a female pilot.

In 1955, Joseph was 27 years old when on September 30th, movie star James Dean, 24, died in a car accident. He was headed in his new Porsche 550 to a race in Salinas California when, traveling at 85 mph, he collided with a 1950 Ford Tudor, also speeding, driven by a 23 year old college student. Dean died, his passenger and the other driver survived.

In 1966, at the age of 38 years old, Joseph was alive when 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 1976, at the age of 48 years old, Joseph was alive when on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

In 1984, in the year of Joseph Catapano's passing, due to outrage about "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" (it seemed too "dark" to many and it was rated PG), a new rating was devised - PG-13. The first film rated PG-13 was "Red Dawn".

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