Loyd Hardaway (1929 - 1978)

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Loyd Hardaway
1929 - 1978
updated February 06, 2019
Loyd Hardaway was born on April 17, 1929. He died in June 1978 at 49 years old.


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Loyd Hardaway passed away in June 1978 at 49 years old. He was born on April 17, 1929. We have no information about Loyd's immediate family.
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In 1929, in the year that Loyd Hardaway was born, on October 29th (Black Tuesday), the stock market crashed in the United States. Billions of dollars were lost and some investors committed suicide as a result, having lost their fortunes. This ushered in the 12 year, worldwide Great Depression.

In 1935, by the time he was only 6 years old, on August 14, the Social Security Act was signed into law. The purpose was to "provide federal assistance to those unable to work". The law established the Social Security Administration whose primary focus was to "provide aid for the elderly, the unemployed, and children". The Act survived many Supreme Court challenges and the Administration continues until today.

In 1950, Loyd was 21 years old when in February, Joe McCarthy gave a speech alleging that he had a list of "members of the Communist Party and members of a spy ring" who worked in the State Department. He went on to chair a committee that investigated not only the State Department but also the administration of President Harry S. Truman, the Voice of America, and the U.S. Army for communist spies - until he was condemned by the U.S. Senate in 1954.

In 1964, when he was 35 years old, on February 9th, the Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show. 73 million people watched - although the Beatles couldn't be heard because of the loud screaming of the female teenage audience.

In 1978, in the year of Loyd Hardaway's passing, on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

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Apr 1, 1908 - Jan 21, 1992
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Jul 25, 1958 - Nov 19, 1998
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Apr 15, 1896 - April 1967
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