Marshall W Barnhart (1921 - 1988)

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Marshall W Barnhart
1921 - 1988
October 20, 1921
April 24, 1988
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Washington, Washington County, Pennsylvania 15301
Marshall W Barnhart was born on October 20, 1921. He died on April 24, 1988 at age 66. We know that Marshall W Barnhart had been residing in Washington, Washington County, Pennsylvania 15301.
Updated: November 8, 2011
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Marshall W Barnhart died on April 24, 1988 at age 66. He was born on October 20, 1921. We are unaware of information about Marshall's surviving family. We know that Marshall W Barnhart had been residing in Washington, Washington County, Pennsylvania 15301.

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In 1921, in the year that Marshall W Barnhart was born, the silent film The Sheik, directed by George Melford and starring Rudolph Valentino and Agnes Ayres (also featuring Adolphe Menjou) debuted on October 21st. Critics weren't enthusiastic but the public loved it - in the first few weeks 125,000 people had seen the movie - and it eventually exceeded $1 million in ticket sales. And Rudolph Valentino, an Italian American, became the heartthrob of a female generation.

In 1943, Marshall was 22 years old when on September 3rd, the Armistice of Cassibile was signed in Sicily. Under the terms of the Armistice, Italy surrendered to the Allied Powers. After the Armistice was made public on September 8th, Germany attacked and occupied Italy. It took 20 months of fighting for the Allies to reach the northern borders of Italy.

In 1958, he was 37 years old when 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 1975, at the age of 54 years old, Marshall was alive when on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

In 1988, in the year of Marshall W Barnhart's passing, on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

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