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Joseph J Maggio (1952 - 2011)

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Joseph J Maggio
1952 - 2011
Born
November 17, 1952
Death
January 17, 2011
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Joseph J Maggio was born on November 17, 1952, and died at age 58 years old on January 17, 2011. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Joseph J Maggio.
Updated: November 2, 2011
Biography ID: 49786392

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Joseph Maggio passed away at age 58 years old on January 17, 2011. Joseph J Maggio was born on November 17, 1952. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Joseph J Maggio.

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Joseph J Maggio lived 16 years shorter than the average Maggio family member when he died at the age of 58.
The average age of a Maggio family member is 74.
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1952 - 2011 World Events

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In 1952, in the year that Joseph J Maggio was born, on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

In 1964, Joseph was just 12 years old when in June, three young civil rights workers - Andrew Goodman and Mickey Schwerner from New York City, and James Chaney from Meridian, Mississippi - were kidnapped and murdered in Mississippi. Working with "Freedom Summer", they were registering African-Americans to vote in the Southern states. Their bodies were found two months later. Although it was discovered that the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, the Neshoba County Sheriff's Office and the Philadelphia, Mississippi Police Department were involved, only 7 men were convicted and served less than six years.

In 1977, by the time he was 25 years old, on January 20th, Jimmy Carter became the 39th President of the United States. Running against incumbent Gerald Ford, he won 50.1% of the popular vote to Ford's 48.0%. He was elected to only one term.

In 1988, at the age of 36 years old, Joseph was alive when on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

In 1991, Joseph was 39 years old when on January 16th, Allied forces began the first phase of Operation Desert Storm. Saddam Hussein's forces had previously invaded the sovereign state of Kuwait and the focus of the operation was to remove his Iraqi troops from Kuwait. On February 24th, the ground war began. Within 100 hours, American ground troops declared Kuwait liberated.

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