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Minnetta Wilson (1906 - 1979)

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Minnetta Wilson
1906 - 1979
Born
August 7, 1906
Death
May 1979
Last Known Residence
Encino, Los Angeles County, California 91316
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Minnetta Wilson of Encino, Los Angeles County, California was born on August 7, 1906, and died at age 72 years old in May 1979.
Updated: November 11, 2011
Biography ID: 84113762

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Minnetta Wilson passed away at age 72 years old in May 1979. Minnetta Wilson of Encino, Los Angeles County, California was born on August 7, 1906.

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Minnetta Wilson lived 2 years longer than the average Wilson family member when they died at the age of 72.
The average age of a Wilson family member is 70.
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1906 - 1979 World Events

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In 1906, in the year that Minnetta Wilson was born, English biochemist Frederick Hopkins concluded that vitamins are essential to the human body and that a lack of vitamins caused scurvy and rickets. Scurvy and rickets were both huge problems in sailors that were at sea for extended time and the addition of vitamin C, vitamin D, and calcium in their diets helped eradicate the problem.

In 1949, Minnetta was 43 years old when on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

In 1956, Minnetta was 50 years old when 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 1960, this person was 54 years old when on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

In 1979, in the year of Minnetta Wilson's passing, on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

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