Melvin R. Kinkead Jr

(born 1938)

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Melvin R Kinkead
1938
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c. 1938
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Mason County, Texas
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Melvin R. Kinkead Jr was born c. 1938. He married Mary (Greeson) Kinkead on March 31, 1984 in Texas. We know that Melvin R. Kinkead Jr had been residing in Mason County, Texas.
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March 31, 1984 Mason County, TX
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He was born c. 1938. Melvin R. Kinkead Jr married Mary (Greeson) Kinkead on March 31, 1984 in Texas. We know that Melvin R. Kinkead Jr had been residing in Mason County, Texas.

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In 1938, in the year that Melvin R. Kinkead Jr was born, on October 30th, a Sunday, The Mercury Theatre on the Air broadcast Orson Welles' special Halloween show The War of the World's. A clever take on H.G. Wells' novel, the show began with simulated "breaking news" of an invasion by Martians. Because of the realistic nature of the "news," there was a public outcry the next day, calling for regulation by the FCC. Although the current story is that many were fooled and panicked, in reality very few people were fooled. But the show made Orson Welles' career.

In 1949, comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

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

In 1988, 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.

In 1994, on May 6th, the Channel Tunnel or "Chunnel" was officially opened. The Chunnel is a railway tunnel beneath the English Channel that connects Great Britain to mainland France. Original plans for such a tunnel were developed in 1802 and approved by Napoleon Bonaparte but the British rejected the plan fearing that Napoleon would use the railway to invade.

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