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Ollie B. (Durst) Collins (born 1927)

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Ollie B Collins
1927
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c. 1927
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Texas
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Ollie B. (Durst) Collins was born c. 1927. According to her family tree, she married Eugene Collins on September 1, 1971 in Texas. We know that Ollie B. (Durst) Collins had been residing in Texas.
Updated: June 20, 2015
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Married: September 1, 1971
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Married at: Fayette County, TX
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Ollie B. (Durst) Collins was born c. 1927. According to her family tree, she married Eugene Collins on September 1, 1971 in Texas. We know that Ollie B. (Durst) Collins had been residing in Texas.
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In 1927, in the year that Ollie B. (Durst) Collins was born, in September, the Columbia Broadcasting System (later called CBS) became the second national radio network in the U.S. The first broadcast was a presentation by the Howard Barlow Orchestra from radio station WOR in Newark, New Jersey.

In 1935, on September 8th, Louisiana Senator Huey Long was shot by Dr. Carl Weiss. Weiss was shot and killed immediately by Long's bodyguards - Long died two days later from his injuries. Long had received many death threats previously, as well as threats against his family. He was a powerful and controversial figure in Louisiana politics (and probably gained power through multiple criminal acts). His opponents became frustrated with their attempts to oust him and Dr. Weiss was the son-in-law of one of those opponents. His funeral was attended by 200,000 mourners.

In 1951, on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

In 1981, on January 20th, Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States. He ran against the incumbent, Jimmy Carter, and won 50.7% of the popular vote to Carter's 41.0%.

In 1999, 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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