Marjorie Melvin (1910 - 1981)

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Marjorie Melvin
1910 - 1981
updated February 06, 2019
Marjorie Melvin was born on August 22, 1910. She died in August 1981 at 70 years of age. We know that Marjorie Melvin had been residing in Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colorado 81001.


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Marjorie Melvin passed away in August 1981 at 70 years old. She was born on August 22, 1910. We are unaware of information about Marjorie's immediate family. We know that Marjorie Melvin had been residing in Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colorado 81001.
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In 1910, in the year that Marjorie Melvin was born, Halley's comet, which returns past the earth every 75 - 76 years was observed photographically for the first time. Two fortuitous events occurred - photography had been invented since the last time the comet had passed and the comet was relatively close. There was panic because one astronomer claimed that the gas from its tail "would impregnate the atmosphere and possibly snuff out all life on the planet." People bought gas masks, "anti-comet pills" and "anti-comet umbrellas".

In 1922, by the time she was just 12 years old, the Lincoln Memorial was dedicated in Washington, D.C. on May 30th. More than 35,000 people attended the dedication including Lincoln's son, Robert Todd Lincoln, and many Union and Confederate veterans - although the audience was segregated. The Memorial took 10 years to complete.

In 1959, Marjorie was 49 years old when on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1969, by the time she was 59 years old, in August, a previously planned small concert turned into a (free) more than 400,000 strong gathering of attendees and bands at Max Yasgur's farm in upstate New York - now called Woodstock. Just some of the 32 acts: Richie Havens, Joe Cocker, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Joan Baez, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Jefferson Airplane, Country Joe, Santana, The Band, and Sly and the Family Stone.

In 1981, in the year of Marjorie Melvin's passing, on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

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