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Junior Bowles (1922 - 1981)

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Junior Bowles
1922 - 1981
Born
February 19, 1922
Death
November 1981
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Junior Bowles was born on February 19, 1922, and died at age 59 years old in November 1981. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Junior Bowles.
Updated: October 7, 2011
Biography ID: 31857000

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February 19, 1922
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Junior Bowles passed away at age 59 years old in November 1981. Junior Bowles was born on February 19, 1922. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Junior Bowles.

Average Age & Life Expectancy

Junior Bowles lived 12 years shorter than the average Bowles family member when he died at the age of 59.
The average age of a Bowles family member is 71.
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1922 - 1981 World Events

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In 1922, in the year that Junior Bowles was born, on December 6th, the Irish Free State, a self-governing dominion of the British Empire, was officially proclaimed. While establishing some independence for the people of Ireland, it did not create a fully independent Ireland and the fighting continued.

In 1931, he was merely 9 years old when in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

In 1962, he was 40 years old when on October 1st, African-American James H. Meredith, escorted by federal marshals, registered at the University of Mississippi - becoming the first African-American student admitted to the segregated college. He had been inspired by President Kennedy's inaugural address to apply for admission.

In 1979, he was 57 years old when on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

In 1981, in the year of Junior Bowles's passing, on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

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