Marvin Bland (1903 - 1984)

Marvin Bland
1903 - 1984
updated February 06, 2019
Marvin Bland was born on November 24, 1903. He died in July 1984 at 80 years of age. We know that Marvin Bland had been residing in Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana 47802.


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Marvin Bland died in July 1984 at 80 years of age. He was born on November 24, 1903. We are unaware of information about Marvin's surviving family. We know that Marvin Bland had been residing in Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana 47802.
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In 1903, in the year that Marvin Bland was born, the silent film, The Great Train Robbery opened. Although it was filmed in Milltown, New Jersey, it was a Western. Twelve minutes long, the film used a lot of innovative techniques - some scenes were hand colored and composite editing, on-location shooting, and frequent camera movement were used. Its budget was $150 (about $4000 currently) and was the most popular film until 1915 when Birth of a Nation was released.

In 1927, by the time he was 24 years old, 10 years after the United States bought the U.S. Virgin Islands from the Danish government, the inhabitants were granted U.S. citizenship. While they can vote in congressional elections and presidential primaries, they cannot vote for President.

In 1943, Marvin was 40 years old when on June 20th through June 22nd, the Detroit Race Riot erupted at Belle Isle Park. The rioting spread throughout the city (made worse by false rumors of attacks on blacks and whites) and resulted in the deployment of 6,000 Federal troops. 34 people were killed, (25 of them black) - mostly by white police or National Guardsmen, 433 were wounded (75 percent of them black) and an estimated $2 million of property was destroyed. The same summer, there were riots in Beaumont, Texas and Harlem, New York.

In 1956, by the time he was 53 years old, on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

In 1984, in the year of Marvin Bland's passing, due to outrage about "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" (it seemed too "dark" to many and it was rated PG), a new rating was devised - PG-13. The first film rated PG-13 was "Red Dawn".

Other Biographies

Other Marvin Blands

around 1927 - Unknown
around 1910 - Unknown
around 1924 - Unknown
Mar 9, 1928 - Mar 12, 1983
around 1934 - Unknown
Feb 29, 1932 - Apr 24, 2001
Jul 1, 1907 - Apr 23, 1988
Oct 5, 1939 - Jan 22, 1994
Dec 3, 1954 - June 1979
Nov 28, 1924 - Aug 9, 2009
Sep 29, 1910 - September 1971

Other Blands

Dec 18, 1902 - May 1982
May 14, 1910 - Nov 17, 1999
May 26, 1907 - Jul 21, 1993
Dec 1, 1918 - September 1970
Apr 4, 1920 - Sep 10, 2005
Sep 12, 1908 - Sep 14, 1991
Mar 7, 1921 - Mar 3, 1999
May 9, 1923 - Sep 3, 1988
Jan 1, 1888 - April 1971
Oct 9, 1912 - March 1969
Jun 11, 1920 - February 1969
Aug 12, 1875 - July 1965
Mar 10, 1924 - May 1986
Apr 27, 1924 - Aug 24, 2004
Jan 15, 1926 - Nov 6, 2005
Sep 27, 1926 - July 1981
Jun 14, 1894 - November 1987
Sep 12, 1916 - Jan 19, 2001
Oct 21, 1934 - Mar 12, 2008
Mar 30, 1885 - February 1971

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Nov 14, 1908 - Apr 26, 1995
Apr 15, 1888 - April 1975
Oct 5, 1902 - March 1975
Sep 22, 1909 - November 1978
Mar 18, 1886 - September 1968
Apr 26, 1909 - December 1985
Nov 30, 1909 - July 1980
Nov 16, 1914 - May 1982
Oct 11, 1904 - Jun 1, 1994
Sep 29, 1901 - July 1979
Oct 3, 1911 - June 1974
Jul 3, 1886 - September 1983
Mar 10, 1911 - May 17, 1989
Dec 7, 1912 - Oct 1, 1993
Sep 24, 1897 - October 1979
May 18, 1898 - March 1966
May 13, 1893 - October 1981
Mar 8, 1893 - May 1978
Aug 22, 1919 - Apr 8, 2005
Jan 26, 1898 - June 1986
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