Leighton Davis (1902 - 1985)

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Leighton Davis
1902 - 1985
updated February 06, 2019
Leighton Davis was born on June 9, 1902. He died in June 1985 at age 82. We know that Leighton Davis had been residing in Lansdale, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.


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Leighton Davis died in June 1985 at 82 years old. He was born on June 9, 1902. There is no information about Leighton's family. We know that Leighton Davis had been residing in Lansdale, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.
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In 1902, in the year that Leighton Davis was born, the world famous Italian tenor, Enrico Caruso, made the first gramophone recording by a popular singer. Accompanied by only a piano, his voice recordings became a big seller and did much to popularize the new-fangled gramophone. He had to sing into a metal "horn" that relayed his voice to a metal disc. And the songs had to be under 4 and a half minutes!

In 1928, Leighton was 26 years old when 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 1955, when he was 53 years old, on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

In 1976, at the age of 74 years old, Leighton was alive when The United States celebrated the Bicentennial of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It was a year long celebration, with the biggest events taking place on July 4th.

In 1985, in the year of Leighton Davis's passing, in May, a paper published in Nature by three British scientists reported that a huge hole was discovered in the ozone layer over the Antarctic. It was much larger than expected and is due to the use of manmade chemicals.

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Houston, Texas
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Jasper, Texas
Leighton I Davis
Feb 20, 1910 - May 6, 1995
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May 3, 1913 - October 1974
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Feb 25, 1936 - Jan 4, 1995
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Jun 12, 1920 - Jul 5, 1987
Baltimore, MD
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Thomas Davis
Oct 18, 1898 - May 1969
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Logan Davis
Apr 4, 1902 - October 1983
Honolulu, HI
Mary C Davis
Jun 8, 1920 - Nov 17, 2003
Johnstown, PA
Roy K Davis
Jun 19, 1907 - Apr 8, 1990
Joe Davis
Mar 12, 1908 - July 1981
Johnstown, PA
Horace Davis
Sep 20, 1910 - Jul 5, 1990
Johnstown, PA
Ralph Davis
Aug 25, 1884 - February 1975
Valrico, FL
Frank Davis
Jul 28, 1892 - October 1982
New Florence, PA
Jesse L Davis
Aug 26, 1914 - Dec 29, 1993
Johnstown, PA
John Davis
Aug 24, 1912 - February 1980
McKeesport, PA
James Davis
Nov 18, 1908 - June 1962
Dorothy Davis
Nov 28, 1903 - October 1985
Johnstown, PA
Ruth Davis
Jan 13, 1917 - January 1979
Lancaster, PA
James W Davis
Dec 28, 1914 - Jul 15, 1991
Henry B Davis Jr
Sep 1, 1915 - Dec 28, 2002
Los Lunas, NM
Sherwyn L Davis
Jan 15, 1904 - Mar 27, 1995
Wayne, PA
Thelma Davis
Mar 24, 1919 - September 1980
Harrisburg, PA
William Davis
Jun 1, 1907 - April 1987
High Point, NC
Robert Davis
Sep 26, 1910 - Feb 6, 2002
Philadelphia, PA
Ira H Davis
Jun 8, 1907 - Oct 9, 1996
Lancaster, PA

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