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Linda S Thompson (1953 - 1996)

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Linda S Thompson
1953 - 1996
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January 1, 1953
Death
October 19, 1996
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Richmond, Richmond City County, Virginia 23223
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Linda S Thompson was born on January 1, 1953. She died on October 19, 1996 at age 43. We know that Linda S Thompson had been residing in Richmond, Richmond City County, Virginia 23223.
Updated: October 7, 2011
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Linda S Thompson died on October 19, 1996 at age 43. She was born on January 1, 1953. We have no information about Linda's family. We know that Linda S Thompson had been residing in Richmond, Richmond City County, Virginia 23223.
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In 1953, in the year that Linda S Thompson was born, on January 20th, Dwight D. Eisenhower became the 34th President of the United States. Formerly the 1st Supreme Allied Commander Europe in World War II, Eisenhower had never previously held a political office.

In 1964, Linda was only 11 years old when in June, three young civil rights workers - Andrew Goodman and Mickey Schwerner from New York City, and James Chaney from Meridian, Mississippi - were kidnapped and murdered in Mississippi. Working with "Freedom Summer", they were registering African-Americans to vote in the Southern states. Their bodies were found two months later. Although it was discovered that the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, the Neshoba County Sheriff's Office and the Philadelphia, Mississippi Police Department were involved, only 7 men were convicted and served less than six years.

In 1979, when she was 26 years old, 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 1987, at the age of 34 years old, Linda was alive when was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

In 1996, in the year of Linda S Thompson's passing, on July 5th, the first cloned mammal - "Dolly the Sheep" - was born in Scotland. She had three mothers. Dolly lived to be 6 years old and produced 6 lambs. Since, other sheep have been cloned as well as horses, pigs, deer, and bulls.

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