Oscar Backstrom (1919 - 1999)

Oscar Backstrom
1919 - 1999
updated February 06, 2019
Oscar Backstrom was born on May 6, 1919. He died on September 29, 1999 at 80 years of age. We know that Oscar Backstrom had been residing in Gulfport, Harrison County, Mississippi 39507.
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Oscar Backstrom died on September 29, 1999 at 80 years of age. He was born on May 6, 1919. We have no information about Oscar's family or relationships. We know that Oscar Backstrom had been residing in Gulfport, Harrison County, Mississippi 39507.
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In 1919, in the year that Oscar Backstrom was born, on January 6th, President Theodore Roosevelt died. Having gone to bed the previous night after being treated for breathing problems, the ex-President died in his sleep from a clot that had traveled to his lungs. He was 60. After a simple service, Roosevelt was buried on a hillside overlooking Oyster Bay.

In 1963, at the age of 44 years old, Oscar was alive when on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

In 1970, when he was 51 years old, on April 10th, Paul McCartney announced that he was leaving the Beatles. (John Lennon had previously told the band that he was leaving but hadn't publicly announced it.) By the end of the year, each Beatle had his own album.

In 1981, Oscar was 62 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 1991, at the age of 72 years old, Oscar was alive when on November 7th, legendary basketball player Magic Johnson announced that he had HIV. In 1991, the public was confused about the difference between HIV and AIDS (HIV is a virus that can lead to AIDS) and there was little treatment for either. Most thought that Johnson would die within a year or so. Also, the transmission of AIDS wasn't understood so he had to retire from basketball. Magic Johnson is still alive and well.

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