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Lenwood Thurston (1902 - 1980)

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Lenwood Thurston
1902 - 1980
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September 26, 1902
Death
February 1980
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Camden, Camden County, New Jersey 08103
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Lenwood Thurston was born on September 26, 1902. Lenwood died in February 1980 at 77 years of age. We know that Lenwood Thurston had been residing in Camden, Camden County, New Jersey 08103.
Updated: October 6, 2011
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Lenwood Thurston died in February 1980 at age 77. Lenwood was born on September 26, 1902. There is no information about Lenwood's family or relationships. We know that Lenwood Thurston had been residing in Camden, Camden County, New Jersey 08103.
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In 1902, in the year that Lenwood Thurston was born, the modern air conditioner was invented by Willis H. Carrier. The company that he worked for needed to find a way to control humidity and by solving this problem, Carrier created a system that could be used for cooling the rooms of a house. The Sun Belt thanks him!

In 1927, by the time this person was 25 years old, in September, the Columbia Broadcasting System (later called CBS) became the second national radio network in the U.S. The first broadcast was a presentation by the Howard Barlow Orchestra from radio station WOR in Newark, New Jersey.

In 1949, Lenwood was 47 years old when on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

In 1953, by the time this person was 51 years old, actress and comedian Lucille Ball gave birth to Desi Arnaz, Jr on January 19th. On the same day on "I Love Lucy", the fictional Little Ricky was born as well. Baby Desi graced the cover of the first TV Guide magazine with a headline that read ""Lucy's $50,000,000 baby" - because the commercial revenue from his birth was expected to be that amount.

In 1980, in the year of Lenwood Thurston's passing, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

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