Marie West (1939 - 1977)

Marie West
1939 - 1977
updated February 06, 2019
Marie West was born on January 31, 1939. She died in July 1977 at 38 years old.

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Marie West died in July 1977 at 38 years of age. She was born on January 31, 1939. We are unaware of information about Marie's surviving family.
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In 1939, in the year that Marie West was born, in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

In 1942, at the age of just 3 years old, Marie was alive when from January 7th through April 9th, the Battle of Bataan was fought in the Philippines. At the end of the battle, the U.S. and Filipino forces surrendered and a three-year occupation of the Philippines by Japan began. Between 60,000 and 80,000 American and Filipino soldiers surrendered and were marched around 60 to 69 miles - most were beaten, abused, or killed. Named the Bataan Death March, it was later declared to be a war crime.

In 1958, by the time she was 19 years old, on January 1st, the European Economic Community (Common Market) came into operation. The first members were France, West Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg. The Common Market was formed as a way to strengthen members' economies and deter wars in Europe.

In 1960, when she was 21 years old, on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

In 1977, in the year of Marie West's passing, on January 21st, President Carter pardoned "draft dodgers" - men who avoided the draft during the Vietnam War. He fulfilled a campaign promise with the pardon. But it only applied to civilian evaders - the estimated 500,000 to 1 million active-duty personnel who went AWOL were not included.

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Other Marie Wests

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1907 - 1984
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Mar 30, 1915 - Sep 15, 2006
Dec 31, 1969 - Nov 18, 1980
May 18, 1925 - Aug 17, 1998
around 1886 - Apr 13, 1934
around 1861 - Feb 16, 1929
around 1922 - Mar 29, 1937
around 1931 - May 4, 1932
around 1916  - Jul 30, 1916
around 1899 - Mar 27, 1915
around 1958 - Unknown
around 1968 - Unknown
around 1949 - Unknown
around 1955 - Unknown
around 1959 - Unknown
around 1953 - Unknown

Other Wests

Dec 2, 1939 - May 18, 1992
Jan 7, 1944 - Nov 19, 2006
Oct 28, 1942 - Aug 10, 2001
Jul 18, 1944 - Nov 28, 1995
Sep 16, 1998 - Jan 17, 1999
Nov 10, 1944 - Mar 20, 2008
Feb 9, 1943 - May 12, 2005
Feb 3, 1880 - March 1973
Sep 7, 1946 - Feb 14, 1997
Feb 22, 1938 - Jul 29, 2004
Oct 10, 1918 - Oct 28, 1983
Mar 21, 1948 - Feb 24, 2009
Aug 31, 1947 - Jul 24, 2009
Dec 25, 1917 - May 1986
Jul 13, 1921 - Apr 13, 2008
Oct 17, 1879 - May 15, 1970
May 20, 1948 - Nov 15, 2003
Jul 11, 1952 - August 1977
Nov 10, 1964 - January 1989
Aug 2, 1928 - January 1978

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Nov 23, 1874 - March 1966
Sep 4, 1911 - September 1976
Feb 14, 1912 - Dec 29, 2005
Jan 9, 1916 - Mar 31, 1996
Dec 23, 1897 - November 1975
Sep 2, 1910 - Jul 2, 2003
Dec 6, 1909 - Feb 8, 2001
Sep 6, 1910 - Feb 19, 2003
Nov 27, 1910 - January 1984
Mar 29, 1894 - June 1979
Feb 21, 1905 - Apr 17, 1993
Nov 12, 1940 - Jul 2, 2011
Oct 30, 1940 - Sep 8, 2006
Aug 15, 1940 - December 1985
Oct 22, 1920 - August 1983
Mar 28, 1914 - Jul 15, 1988
Mar 21, 1940 - March 1979
Mar 7, 1897 - November 1986
Mar 20, 1903 - July 1983
Jul 29, 1913 - March 1981
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