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Katie Pershall (1909 - 1981)

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Katie Pershall
1909 - 1981
Born
August 3, 1909
Death
March 1981
Last Known Residence
Lincoln, Washington County, Arkansas 72744
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Katie Pershall of Lincoln, Washington County, Arkansas was born on August 3, 1909, and died at age 71 years old in March 1981.
Updated: November 5, 2011
Biography ID: 62567955

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Katie Pershall passed away at age 71 years old in March 1981. Katie Pershall of Lincoln, Washington County, Arkansas was born on August 3, 1909.

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Katie Pershall lived 4 years shorter than the average Pershall family member when she died at the age of 71.
The average age of a Pershall family member is 75.
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1909 - 1981 World Events

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In 1909, in the year that Katie Pershall was born, the U.S. penny was changed to the Abraham Lincoln design. The Lincoln penny was so popular that it soon had to be rationed and it sold on the secondary market for a quarter. Abraham Lincoln was the first historical figure to be on a U.S. coin - which was released to commemorate his 100th birthday. This penny was also the first U.S. cent to include the words "In God We Trust.".

In 1917, by the time she was merely 8 years old, Russian government offices were seized and the Romanov's Winter Palace was stormed in the Russian February and October Revolutions. The February revolution resulted in the abdication of Tsar Nicholas and a coalition of the Parliament and workers parties taking control of the government. The October revolution resulted in Lenin and the Bolsheviks taking complete control.

In 1928, when she was 19 years old, Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1968, when she was 59 years old, on June 5th, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles by Sirhan after celebrating his win in the California presidential primary. He died the next day at Good Samaritan Hospital.

In 1981, in the year of Katie Pershall'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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