Melinda Edmiston (1965 - 2008)

Melinda Edmiston
1965 - 2008
updated February 06, 2019
Melinda Edmiston was born on July 14, 1965. She died on November 1, 2008 at 43 years old. We know that Melinda Edmiston had been residing in Penn Yan, Yates County, New York 14527.


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Melinda Edmiston died on November 1, 2008 at age 43. She was born on July 14, 1965. We have no information about Melinda's immediate family. We know that Melinda Edmiston had been residing in Penn Yan, Yates County, New York 14527.
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In 1965, in the year that Melinda Edmiston was born, on March 8th, the first US combat troops arrived in Vietnam. The 3500 Marines joined 23,000 "advisors" already in South Vietnam. By the end of the year, 190,000 American soldiers were in the country.

In 1978, at the age of only 13 years old, Melinda was alive when on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

In 1982, at the age of 17 years old, Melinda was alive when on June 30th, time ran out on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The Amendment had only received 35 of the necessary 38 state ratifications. First sent to the states in 1972, the Amendment stated that "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex".

In 1989, by the time she was 24 years old, on November 9th, the Berlin Wall fell. The Wall was built by the East Germans to keep East Berliners from escaping into West Berlin, separating families and friends. When the head of the East German Communist Party announced that day that East Berliners could cross whenever they pleased, happy crowds surged across the border. People brought tools and took parts of the hated wall.

In 1997, when she was 32 years old, on June 26th, the first Harry Potter book by J. K. Rowling was released. "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" was an immediate success and spawned not only sequels but also movies, video games, plays, and amusement park attractions. J.K. Rowling, at the time of the first book a poor single mother, has become a multi-billionaire.

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