Joseph Dirocco (1905 - 1993)

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Joseph Dirocco
1905 - 1993
updated February 06, 2019
Joseph Dirocco was born on March 8, 1905. He died on October 31, 1993 at 88 years of age. We know that Joseph Dirocco had been residing in New Holland, Logan County, Illinois 62671.


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Joseph Dirocco passed away on October 31, 1993 at 88 years old. He was born on March 8, 1905. We have no information about Joseph's immediate family. We know that Joseph Dirocco had been residing in New Holland, Logan County, Illinois 62671.
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In 1905, in the year that Joseph Dirocco was born, the German born physicist, Albert Einstein, proposed the Special Theory of Relativity: 1) that observers can never detect uniform motion except relative to other objects and that 2) unlike the velocity of massive objects, the speed of light is a constant and is the same for all observers independent of their constant velocity toward or away from the light source. Not such simple concepts that lead to the equation everyone now knows: E = mc2.

In 1946, by the time he was 41 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 1967, at the age of 62 years old, Joseph was alive when on November 7th, President Johnson signed legislation passed by Congress that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which would later become PBS and NPR. The legislation required CPB to operate with a "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature".

In 1985, Joseph was 80 years old when on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

In 1993, in the year of Joseph Dirocco's passing, on February 26th, a truck bomb exploded in the garage under the North Tower of the World Trade Center. While the bomb didn't do what was planned (collapse the North Tower into the South Tower), it did kill six people and injured thousands of people.

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Feb 26, 1888 - September 1967
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Jul 10, 1922 - Jan 14, 2002
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Aug 14, 1908 - January 1976
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Jul 19, 1914 - May 1975
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Maureen Dirocco
Dec 29, 1949 - Mar 3, 2003
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Pasquale J Dirocco
Dec 1, 1913 - Nov 14, 2007
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Mar 22, 1917 - Jan 3, 2007
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Dean Dirocco
Jul 3, 1964 - September 1992
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Harriet Dirocco
Sep 20, 1923 - Feb 24, 1991
Grace M Dirocco
Jul 7, 1922 - Mar 18, 1990
Marion A Dirocco
Aug 5, 1923 - Jun 9, 2001
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Lenore Dirocco
Dec 4, 1907 - Apr 27, 1993
Maybrook, NY
Helen Dirocco
Nov 12, 1913 - October 1981
Astoria, NY
Thomas Dirocco
Apr 15, 1912 - Dec 12, 1999
Lindenhurst, NY
Frank Dirocco
Oct 10, 1905 - April 1978
Berline Dirocco
Jan 5, 1915 - January 1983
Ossining, NY
John v Dirocco
Oct 25, 1921 - Aug 15, 1991
Ridgewood, NY
Gayla Dirocco
Oct 1, 1914 - Oct 13, 1999
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Anna Dirocco
Feb 1, 1904 - Nov 24, 2004
Anthony Dirocco
Nov 4, 1911 - Sep 13, 1999
Ossining, NY

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