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Nat Gonzales (1918 - 2006)

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Nat Gonzales
1918 - 2006
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September 12, 1918
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February 10, 2006
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Chicago, Cook County, Illinois 60640
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Nat Gonzales was born on September 12, 1918. He died on February 10, 2006 at 87 years old. We know that Nat Gonzales had been residing in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois 60640.
Updated: November 8, 2011
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Nat Gonzales died on February 10, 2006 at 87 years old. He was buried in Riverside National Cemetery Section 49B Site 2600, Riverside, California . He was born on September 12, 1918. We are unaware of information about Nat's family or relationships. We know that Nat Gonzales had been residing in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois 60640.
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In 1918, in the year that Nat Gonzales was born, on November 11th, an armistice was signed between the Allies and Germany, ending the fighting on the Western Front in World War I. This meant a complete defeat of Germany although Germany never formally surrendered. It took another six months of negotiations to sign an actual peace treaty between the warring parties.

In 1930, when he was merely 12 years old, on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1953, he was 35 years old when actress and comedian Lucille Ball gave birth to Desi Arnaz, Jr on January 19th. On the same day on "I Love Lucy", the fictional Little Ricky was born as well. Baby Desi graced the cover of the first TV Guide magazine with a headline that read ""Lucy's $50,000,000 baby" - because the commercial revenue from his birth was expected to be that amount.

In 1961, he was 43 years old when on April 17th, about 1,000 CIA trained Cuban exiles invaded Cuba with the intention of igniting a rebellion and overthrowing Castro. They were defeated within three days. Although the operation began under Eisenhower, Kennedy approved it and the operation, named the Bay of Pigs for the beach where they landed, was a humiliation for the United States.

In 1986, he was 68 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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