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Orell Collins (1923 - 1985)

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Orell Collins
1923 - 1985
Born
June 11, 1923
Death
March 15, 1985
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Orell Collins was born on June 11, 1923, and died at age 61 years old on March 15, 1985. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Orell Collins.
Updated: November 4, 2011
Biography ID: 56224656

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Orell Collins passed away at age 61 years old on March 15, 1985. Orell Collins was born on June 11, 1923. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Orell Collins.

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Orell Collins lived 9 years shorter than the average Collins family member when they died at the age of 61.
The average age of a Collins family member is 70.
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1923 - 1985 World Events

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In 1923, in the year that Orell Collins was born, the A.C. Nielsen Company was founded in Chicago. It provided an audience measurement system that could provide radio station owners with information on their listeners and the popularity of their shows. Later, the Nielsen company became the basis for the fate of television programs.

In 1959, when this person was 36 years old, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1962, at the age of 39 years old, Orell was alive when on August 5th, actress and sex symbol Marilyn Monroe died in Brentwood California. She was ruled to have died from suicide due to a drug overdose. There has been controversy regarding the circumstances ever since, due to her relationships with Jack and Bobby Kennedy.

In 1971, by the time this person was 48 years old, in March, Intel shipped the first microprocessor to Busicom, a Japanese manufacturer of calculators. The microprocessor has since allowed computers to become smaller and faster, leading to smaller and more versatile handheld devices, home computers, and supercomputers.

In 1985, in the year of Orell Collins's passing, in May, a paper published in Nature by three British scientists reported that a huge hole was discovered in the ozone layer over the Antarctic. It was much larger than expected and is due to the use of manmade chemicals.

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