Oscar F Meyer (1910 - 1988)

Oscar F Meyer
1910 - 1988
updated February 06, 2019
Oscar F Meyer was born on August 4, 1910. He died on April 4, 1988 at 77 years old. We know that Oscar F Meyer had been residing in Baraboo, Sauk County, Wisconsin 53913.


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Oscar F Meyer died on April 4, 1988 at 77 years of age. He was born on August 4, 1910. We have no information about Oscar's family. We know that Oscar F Meyer had been residing in Baraboo, Sauk County, Wisconsin 53913.
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In 1910, in the year that Oscar F Meyer was born, Halley's comet, which returns past the earth every 75 - 76 years was observed photographically for the first time. Two fortuitous events occurred - photography had been invented since the last time the comet had passed and the comet was relatively close. There was panic because one astronomer claimed that the gas from its tail "would impregnate the atmosphere and possibly snuff out all life on the planet." People bought gas masks, "anti-comet pills" and "anti-comet umbrellas".

In 1930, by the time he was 20 years old, as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

In 1954, Oscar was 44 years old when from April 22 through June 17th, the Army v. McCarthy hearings were held. The U.S. Army accused Roy Cohn (chief counsel to Senator McCarthy and later trusted mentor of Donald Trump) of blackmail. McCarthy and Cohn accused the U.S. Army of harboring communists. The Army allegations were found to be true. The U.S. Senate later censured McCarthy.

In 1965, Oscar was 55 years old when the television show "I Spy" premiered in the fall season on NBC. The stars were Bill Cosby and Robert Culp, making Cosby the first African American to headline a television show. Four stations - in Georgia, Florida, and Alabama - refused to air the show.

In 1988, in the year of Oscar F Meyer's passing, on December 21st, Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie Scotland. The explosion killed all 259 people on board and another 11 on the ground. The flight had left Heathrow Airport in London less than an hour before, on its way to New York. After an exhaustive (and long) investigation it came to be believed that two individuals from Libya had planted the bomb.

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Other Meyers

Jun 22, 1910 - Dec 6, 1996
Jun 19, 1902 - May 1970
Oct 23, 1908 - Aug 5, 1999
Mar 9, 1904 - May 10, 1993
Feb 9, 1900 - April 1968
Apr 26, 1917 - May 2, 1991
Jul 14, 1913 - September 1977
Feb 25, 1909 - Dec 14, 2000
Sep 28, 1897 - November 1972
Apr 2, 1905 - February 1967
Mar 8, 1912 - Jun 12, 2004
Oct 30, 1895 - March 1972
Mar 26, 1916 - Apr 21, 1997
Jan 6, 1914 - Jun 7, 1992
Aug 5, 1914 - Feb 12, 1996
Jun 8, 1895 - March 1971
Sep 20, 1909 - August 1986
Aug 29, 1887 - April 1978
Aug 30, 1891 - February 1958
Jul 13, 1915 - Jul 19, 2011

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Dec 29, 1906 - Sep 15, 2000
May 15, 1904 - Nov 2, 1987
Aug 3, 1891 - July 1970
Nov 16, 1915 - Mar 14, 1998
Dec 13, 1907 - August 1975
Feb 2, 1896 - July 1971
Apr 14, 1890 - Dec 21, 1987
Dec 4, 1897 - October 1976
Mar 22, 1909 - Dec 7, 1995
Sep 8, 1895 - April 1974
Aug 31, 1914 - July 1974
Oct 12, 1904 - Feb 24, 2003
Apr 7, 1897 - December 1974
Apr 1, 1913 - Feb 22, 2008
Aug 24, 1912 - Jan 15, 1989
May 22, 1902 - July 1974
Oct 30, 1919 - Mar 4, 1996
Aug 6, 1916 - Oct 11, 1999
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