Osvaldo Mion (1921 - 1993)

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Osvaldo Mion
1921 - 1993
updated March 03, 2019
Osvaldo Mion was born in 1921 in Maniago, Provincia di Pordenone County, Friuli-Venezia Giulia Italy. He was born to Luigi Mion and Giovanna (Iuston) Mion, with siblings Remo and Ines. He died on September 15, 1993 in Grand Rapids, Michigan at 72 years old. We know that Osvaldo Mion had been residing in Jackson County, Michigan United States.


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Osvaldo Mion was born in in Maniago, Provincia di Pordenone County, Friuli-Venezia Giulia Italy


Osvaldo Mion died on in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

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Jackson County, Michigan United States


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Junior Partner -Central Tile and Terrazzo- Kalamazoo, Michigan

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Military serial#: 36193414
Enlisted: September 2, 1942 in Kalamazoo Michigan
Military branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, Usa
Rank: Private, Selectees (enlisted Men)
Terms of enlistment: Enlistment For The Duration Of The War Or Other Emergency, Plus Six Months, Subject To The Discretion Of The President Or Otherwise According To Law

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Remo Mion
1929 - 1992
Oshtemo, MI, United States


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Osvaldo Mion passed away on September 15, 1993 in Grand Rapids, Michigan at age 72. He was born in 1921 in Maniago, Provincia di Pordenone County, Friuli-Venezia Giulia Italy. He was born to Luigi Mion and Giovanna (Iuston) Mion, with siblings Remo and Ines. We know that Osvaldo Mion had been residing in Jackson County, Michigan United States.
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In 1921, in the year that Osvaldo Mion was born, the silent film The Sheik, directed by George Melford and starring Rudolph Valentino and Agnes Ayres (also featuring Adolphe Menjou) debuted on October 21st. Critics weren't enthusiastic but the public loved it - in the first few weeks 125,000 people had seen the movie - and it eventually exceeded $1 million in ticket sales. And Rudolph Valentino, an Italian American, became the heartthrob of a female generation.

In 1932, by the time he was only 11 years old, five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1967, Osvaldo was 46 years old when on November 7th, President Johnson signed legislation passed by Congress that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which would later become PBS and NPR. The legislation required CPB to operate with a "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature".

In 1984, at the age of 63 years old, Osvaldo was alive when due to outrage about "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" (it seemed too "dark" to many and it was rated PG), a new rating was devised - PG-13. The first film rated PG-13 was "Red Dawn".

In 1993, in the year of Osvaldo Mion's passing, on February 26th, a truck bomb exploded in the garage under the North Tower of the World Trade Center. While the bomb didn't do what was planned (collapse the North Tower into the South Tower), it did kill six people and injured thousands of people.

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