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Judson Baldus (1921 - 1985)

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Judson Baldus
1921 - 1985
Born
August 28, 1921
Death
February 1985
Last Known Residence
Nunica, Ottawa County, Michigan 49448
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Judson Baldus of Nunica, Ottawa County, Michigan was born on August 28, 1921, and died at age 63 years old in February 1985.
Updated: November 3, 2011
Biography ID: 50772444

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Judson Baldus passed away at age 63 years old in February 1985. Judson Baldus of Nunica, Ottawa County, Michigan was born on August 28, 1921.

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Judson Baldus lived 12 years shorter than the average Baldus family member when he died at the age of 63.
The average age of a Baldus family member is 75.
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1921 - 1985 World Events

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In 1921, in the year that Judson Baldus was born, on March 4, Warren G. Harding became President. Previously a U.S. Senator, Lieutenant Governor, and Ohio State Senator, Harding was a popular President. But many scandals plagued his short administration (he died in office after 2 and a half years), including the revelations of one of his mistresses and the Teapot Dome scandal. Historically, Harding is rated as one of the worst Presidents.

In 1939, at the age of 18 years old, Judson was alive when in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

In 1944, he was 23 years old when on June 6th, the largest amphibious invasion in history was launched - the Normandy landing (called D-Day). Soldiers from the United States, Britain, Canada, and the Free French landed on Normandy Beach and were later joined by Poland, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Greece, and the Netherlands. Almost 5,000 landing and assault craft, 289 escort vessels, and 277 minesweepers were involved. Nearly 160,000 troops crossed the English Channel on D-Day - Allied casualties on the first day were at least 10,000. 4,414 were confirmed dead.

In 1955, at the age of 34 years old, Judson was alive 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 1985, in the year of Judson Baldus's passing, 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

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