Murrel E Thomas

(1912 - 1999)

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Murrel E Thomas
1912 - 1999
Born
April 21, 1912
Death
June 23, 1999
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Benson, Cochise County, Arizona 85602
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Murrel E Thomas was born on April 21, 1912. Murrel died on June 23, 1999 at 87 years old. We know that Murrel E Thomas had been residing in Benson, Cochise County, Arizona 85602.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Murrel E Thomas died on June 23, 1999 at age 87. Murrel was born on April 21, 1912. There is no information about Murrel's family or relationships. We know that Murrel E Thomas had been residing in Benson, Cochise County, Arizona 85602.

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In 1912, in the year that Murrel E Thomas was born, in October, former President Theodore Roosevelt was shot, but not killed, while campaigning for another term as President with the newly created Bull Moose (Progressive) Party. John Schrank was a Bavarian-born saloon-keeper from New York who had been stalking Roosevelt when he shot him just before a campaign speech. Shot in the chest (and showing the audience his bloody shirt), Roosevelt went on to give a 55 to 90 minute talk (reports vary on the length) before being treated for the injury. After 8 days in the hospital, Roosevelt went back on the campaign trail.

In 1932, by the time this person was 20 years old, on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

In 1959, at the age of 47 years old, Murrel was alive when on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1967, at the age of 55 years old, Murrel was alive when between June 5th and 10th, Israeli and Egypt, Jordan, and Syria fought what came to be called the "Six-Day War". The hostilities began when Israel launched "preemptive" strikes against Egypt, destroying nearly its entire air force. It ended with Israel occupying the Sinai Peninsula, Golan Heights, Gaza Strip and West Bank.

In 1981, this person was 69 years old when on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

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