Marion Johnston

(1926 - 1927)

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Marion Johnston
1926 - 1927
Born
c. 1926
Death
November 4, 1927
Manhattan County, New York United States
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Marion Johnston was born c. 1926. She died on November 4, 1927 in New York at age 1.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Marion Johnston passed away on November 4, 1927 in New York at 1 years of age. She was born c. 1926. We have no information about Marion's surviving family.

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In 1926, in the year that Marion Johnston was born, on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1927, in the year of Marion Johnston's passing, aviator and media darling Charles Lindbergh, age 25, made the first successful solo TransAtlantic flight. "Lucky Lindy" took off from Long Island in New York and flew to Paris, covering  3,600 statute miles and flying for 33 1⁄2-hours. His plane "The Spirit of St. Louis" was a fabric-covered, single-seat, single-engine "Ryan NYP" high-wing monoplane designed by both Lindbergh and the manufacturer's chief engineer.

In 1929, when she was just 3 years old, American Samoa officially became a U.S. territory. Although a part of the United States since 1900, the Ratification Act of 1929 vested "all civil, judicial, and military powers in the President of the United States of America".

In 1930, she was merely 4 years old when as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

In 1931, when she was just 5 years old, in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

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c. 1926 - Mar 2, 1945 1926 - 1945
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c. 1861 - Dec 3, 1946 1861 - 1946
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c. 1846 - May 18, 1920 1846 - 1920
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c. 1866 - Aug 11, 1938 1866 - 1938
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c. 1865 - Aug 15, 1938 1865 - 1938
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c. 1897 - Jun 7, 1931 1897 - 1931
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c. 1884 - Oct 17, 1918 1884 - 1918
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c. 1822 - Oct 11, 1899 1822 - 1899
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c. 1863 - Jul 7, 1912 1863 - 1912
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c. 1832 - Jan 21, 1915 1832 - 1915
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c. 1849 - Dec 8, 1927 1849 - 1927
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c. 1883 - May 16, 1925 1883 - 1925
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c. 1878 - Feb 22, 1943 1878 - 1943
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c. 1891 - Jul 18, 1892 1891 - 1892
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c. 1830 - Apr 7, 1907 1830 - 1907
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c. 1906 - Jun 18, 1936 1906 - 1936
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c. 1866 - Jan 27, 1936 1866 - 1936
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c. 1849 - Apr 8, 1923 1849 - 1923

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c. 1926 - Mar 2, 1945 1926 - 1945
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c. 1861 - Dec 3, 1946 1861 - 1946
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c. 1846 - May 18, 1920 1846 - 1920
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c. 1866 - Aug 11, 1938 1866 - 1938
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c. 1903 - Apr 14, 1904 1903 - 1904
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c. 1865 - Aug 15, 1938 1865 - 1938
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c. 1897 - Jun 7, 1931 1897 - 1931
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c. 1884 - Oct 17, 1918 1884 - 1918
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c. 1822 - Oct 11, 1899 1822 - 1899
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c. 1863 - Jul 7, 1912 1863 - 1912
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c. 1832 - Jan 21, 1915 1832 - 1915
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c. 1849 - Dec 8, 1927 1849 - 1927
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c. 1883 - May 16, 1925 1883 - 1925
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c. 1878 - Feb 22, 1943 1878 - 1943
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c. 1840 - Jan 22, 1900 1840 - 1900
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c. 1891 - Jul 18, 1892 1891 - 1892
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