Oscar Thomas (1924 - 1981)

Oscar Thomas
1924 - 1981
updated February 06, 2019
Oscar Thomas was born on April 1, 1924. He died in August 1981 at 57 years old. We know that Oscar Thomas had been residing in Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida 32207.
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Oscar Thomas passed away in August 1981 at 57 years of age. He was born on April 1, 1924. We are unaware of information about Oscar's family or relationships. We know that Oscar Thomas had been residing in Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida 32207.
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In 1924, in the year that Oscar Thomas was born, Macy's department store in New York held its first "Thanksgiving parade" on November 27th at 9a - during church services but leaving plenty of time to attend the big football game between Syracuse and Columbia universities. The parade was held as a way to promote the opening of the “World’s Largest Store” and its 1 million square feet of retail space in Manhattan’s Herald Square. The parade was 6 miles long and included floats, Macy's employees dressed as clowns, cowboys, and sword-wielding knights, and animals from Central Park Zoo. Santa Claus, of course, brought up the rear - opening the Christmas shopping season for Macy's.

In 1943, by the time he was 19 years old, on June 20th through June 22nd, the Detroit Race Riot erupted at Belle Isle Park. The rioting spread throughout the city (made worse by false rumors of attacks on blacks and whites) and resulted in the deployment of 6,000 Federal troops. 34 people were killed, (25 of them black) - mostly by white police or National Guardsmen, 433 were wounded (75 percent of them black) and an estimated $2 million of property was destroyed. The same summer, there were riots in Beaumont, Texas and Harlem, New York.

In 1966, by the time he was 42 years old, 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 1974, when he was 50 years old, on February 5th, Patty Hearst, age 19 - granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst and daughter of publisher of the San Francisco Examiner Randolph Hearst - was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a left wing terrorist group. She was found, alive, 19 months later.

In 1981, in the year of Oscar Thomas's passing, 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".

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c. 1919 - Unknown
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c. 1925 - Unknown
c. 1918 - Unknown
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c. 1909 - Unknown
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c. 1913 - Unknown
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Other Thomases

Apr 19, 1908 - May 1979
Aug 30, 1915 - Nov 22, 1988
Jan 4, 1911 - August 1987
Jan 22, 1923 - May 20, 1995
Sep 20, 1916 - Jun 2, 1995
Dec 20, 1886 - March 1978
Oct 20, 1923 - Jul 1, 2010
Jun 9, 1908 - October 1982
Jun 30, 1918 - June 1986
Feb 14, 1920 - Feb 7, 2008
Feb 14, 1885 - January 1973
Aug 2, 1923 - May 1987
Nov 19, 1922 - October 1978
Feb 15, 1888 - Oct 15, 1971
Jan 26, 1917 - Apr 22, 1997
Apr 19, 1898 - November 1978
Aug 18, 1906 - April 1975
Oct 27, 1927 - Jul 13, 2000
Sep 26, 1916 - December 1979
May 30, 1914 - November 1982

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Oct 20, 1918 - February 1976
Jan 9, 1905 - Jun 17, 1999
Sep 6, 1919 - Apr 14, 2003
Dec 21, 1915 - Sep 8, 2008
Feb 16, 1922 - Apr 24, 1997
Sep 10, 1918 - Dec 10, 1992
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