Mackie Davenport (1938 - 1981)

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Mackie Davenport
1938 - 1981
updated February 06, 2019
Mackie Davenport was born on September 8, 1938. Mackie died in October 1981 at age 43.


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Mackie Davenport died in October 1981 at 43 years of age. Mackie was born on September 8, 1938. We are unaware of information about Mackie's immediate family.
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In 1938, in the year that Mackie Davenport was born, on October 30th, a Sunday, The Mercury Theatre on the Air broadcast Orson Welles' special Halloween show The War of the World's. A clever take on H.G. Wells' novel, the show began with simulated "breaking news" of an invasion by Martians. Because of the realistic nature of the "news," there was a public outcry the next day, calling for regulation by the FCC. Although the current story is that many were fooled and panicked, in reality very few people were fooled. But the show made Orson Welles' career.

In 1948, at the age of only 10 years old, Mackie was alive when on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1965, Mackie was 27 years old when the television show "I Spy" premiered in the fall season on NBC. The stars were Bill Cosby and Robert Culp, making Cosby the first African American to headline a television show. Four stations - in Georgia, Florida, and Alabama - refused to air the show.

In 1973, Mackie was 35 years old when on January 28th, the Paris Peace Accord was signed - supposedly ending the Vietnam War. Hostilities continued between North and South Vietnam and the U.S. continued to bomb. But by August 15, 1973, 95% of American troops had left Vietnam. The war ended in 1975 with the fall of Saigon.

In 1981, in the year of Mackie Davenport's passing, on January 20th, Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States. He ran against the incumbent, Jimmy Carter, and won 50.7% of the popular vote to Carter's 41.0%.

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Jesse Davenport
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Elwood Davenport
Nov 18, 1942 - March 1968
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Gertrude B Davenport
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Catherine S Davenport
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Greenville, NC
Barbara Davenport
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Newland, NC
Phillip R Davenport
Mar 26, 1946 - Dec 12, 2004
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William Mckinley Davenport
Jan 23, 1945 - Apr 12, 2011
Maple Heights, Ohio
Warner Davenport
Jan 13, 1908 - April 1976
Raleigh, North Carolina

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