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Mary H Speer (1947 - 2008)

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Mary H Speer
1947 - 2008
Born
December 14, 1947
Death
December 5, 2008
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Mary H Speer was born on December 14, 1947, and died at age 60 years old on December 5, 2008. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Mary H Speer.
Updated: October 6, 2011
Biography ID: 21142436

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Mary Speer passed away at age 60 years old on December 5, 2008. Mary H Speer was born on December 14, 1947. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Mary H Speer.

Average Age & Life Expectancy

Mary H Speer lived 14 years shorter than the average Speer family member when she died at the age of 60.
The average age of a Speer family member is 74.
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1947 - 2008 World Events

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In 1947, in the year that Mary H Speer was born, on November 25th, the Hollywood "Black List" was created by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). Ten Hollywood writers and directors had refused to testify to the Committee regarding "Communists" or "Reds" in the movie industry. The next day, the blacklist was created and they were fired.

In 1955, at the age of just 8 years old, Mary was alive when on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

In 1963, she was 16 years old when the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

In 1977, at the age of 30 years old, Mary was alive when on January 20th, Jimmy Carter became the 39th President of the United States. Running against incumbent Gerald Ford, he won 50.1% of the popular vote to Ford's 48.0%. He was elected to only one term.

In 1986, Mary was 39 years old when on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

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