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Nettie Lee Adkins (1932 - 2010)

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Nettie Lee Adkins
1932 - 2010
Born
February 23, 1932
Death
October 13, 2010
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Dallas, Dallas County, Texas 75217
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Nettie Lee Adkins was born on February 23, 1932. She died on October 13, 2010 at age 78. We know that Nettie Lee Adkins had been residing in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas 75217.
Updated: November 8, 2011
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Nettie Lee Adkins died on October 13, 2010 at age 78. She was born on February 23, 1932. We are unaware of information about Nettie's surviving family. We know that Nettie Lee Adkins had been residing in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas 75217.
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In 1932, in the year that Nettie Lee Adkins was born, five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1952, when she was 20 years old, on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

In 1967, at the age of 35 years old, Nettie was alive when on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

In 1981, she was 49 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".

In 1999, by the time she was 67 years old, the fear that Y2K (year 2000) would cause the failure of computers worldwide when clocks didn't properly update to January 1st, 2000 became near panic. While some computer systems and software did have problems, the panic was unfounded and computer life went on.

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