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Olive Griffith (1898 - 1985)

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Olive Griffith
1898 - 1985
Born
May 12, 1898
Death
May 1985
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Florida 33494
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Olive Griffith was born on May 12, 1898. She died in May 1985 at 86 years of age. We know that Olive Griffith had been residing in Florida 33494.
Updated: November 1, 2011
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Olive Griffith passed away in May 1985 at age 86. She was born on May 12, 1898. There is no information about Olive's family. We know that Olive Griffith had been residing in Florida 33494.
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1898 - 1985 World Events

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In 1898, in the year that Olive Griffith was born, magnate and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil Company controlled 84% of the oil and pipelines in the United States. Rockefeller grew Standard Oil through the merger of several other small oil companies throughout the U.S., creating a monopoly.

In 1951, by the time she was 53 years old, on June 25th, CBS began broadcasting in color. There were well over 10 million televisions by that time. The first show in color was a musical variety special titled "Premiere". Hardly anyone had a color TV that could see the show.

In 1966, she was 68 years old when on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

In 1979, Olive was 81 years old when 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.

In 1985, in the year of Olive Griffith's passing, on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

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