Norman J Ellis (1944 - 2003)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Norman J Ellis’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Norman so that his life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Norman’s biography.

Norman J Ellis Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Norman J Ellis and his immediate Ellis family. Add to Norman J Ellis's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with his family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Norman.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Norman J Ellis? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Yazoo City, Yazoo County, Mississippi

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Norman finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Norman attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Norman did for a living or if he had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Norman J Ellis is a military veteran.

Middle name

J

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Norman's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Norman's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Norman a religious man? Add Norman’s religion

Gender

Male

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Norman during various points of his life.

Timeline

1944 - In the year that Norman J Ellis was born, on June 6th, the largest amphibious invasion in history was launched - the Normandy landing (called D-Day). Soldiers from the United States, Britain, Canada, and the Free French landed on Normandy Beach and were later joined by Poland, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Greece, and the Netherlands. Almost 5,000 landing and assault craft, 289 escort vessels, and 277 minesweepers were involved. Nearly 160,000 troops crossed the English Channel on D-Day - Allied casualties on the first day were at least 10,000. 4,414 were confirmed dead.

1981 - When he was 37 years old, 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".

1988 - Norman was 44 years old when 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.

1994 - Norman was 50 years old when 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.

1997 - He was 53 years old when on August 31st, Princess Diana of Great Britain was killed when her car crashed into a pillar in the tunnel under the Pont de l'Alma bridge in Paris. The car she was riding in was trying to evade the paparazzi but it was also discovered later that the driver of the car, who was also killed, had three times the legal limit of alcohol which likely contributed to the accident.

Norman J Ellis Family Tree

Who was Norman’s parents? Did he get married and did they have children? Share Norman’s family tree to share his legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Norman's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Norman J Ellis
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Norman's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Norman J Ellis is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to his obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Norman J Ellis died on October 17, 2003 at age 59. There is no listed cause of death. He was born on September 17, 1944. There is no information about Norman's immediate family. We know that Norman J Ellis had been residing in Yazoo City, Yazoo County, Mississippi.

Memories

What do you remember about Norman J Ellis? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about him. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Norman is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Norman J Ellis

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources