Owen L O'Steen (1933 - 1969)

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Owen L O'Steen
1933 - 1969
January 17, 1933
November 9, 1969
Owen L O'steen was born on January 17, 1933, and died at age 36 years old on November 9, 1969. Owen O'Steen was buried at Houston National Cemetery Section D Site 1984 10410 Veterans Memorial Drive, in Houston, Texas. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Owen L O'Steen.
Updated: August 24, 2013
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Houston National Cemetery Section D Site 1984 10410 Veterans Memorial Drive, in Houston, Texas 77038
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Owen O'Steen passed away at age 36 years old on November 9, 1969, and was buried at Houston National Cemetery Section D Site 1984 10410 Veterans Memorial Drive, in Houston, Texas. Owen L O'steen was born on January 17, 1933. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Owen L O'Steen.

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In 1933, in the year that Owen L O'Steen was born, on March 4th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt became the 32nd President of the United States. He was elected four times (equaled by no other President) and guided the United States through the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and World War 2. His wife was his cousin Eleanor Roosevelt (Teddy Roosevelt's niece) who President Truman called "First Lady of the World". Some of the major programs that survive from his presidency are the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Wagner Act (The National Labor Relations Act of 1935) , the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Social Security.

In 1940, he was only 7 years old when in July, Billboard published its first Music Popularity Chart. Top recordings of the year were Tommy Dorsey's "I'll Never Smile Again" (vocal Frank Sinatra) - 12 weeks at the top, Bing Crosby's "Only Forever" - 9 weeks at the top, and Artie Shaw's "Frenesi" - 12 weeks at the top.

In 1945, when he was just 12 years old, on January 9th, the (over 8 month long) Battle of Luzon began in the Philippines with the United States and Filipino forces attacking Japanese forces - with the intent to take back control of the Philippines. By March, the Allies had taken control of all of the strategically and economically important locations in the Philippines but pockets of resistance held out until the surrender of Japan in August.

In 1955, by the time he was 22 years old, on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

In 1969, in the year of Owen L O'Steen's passing, one hundred countries, along with the United States and the Soviet Union signed the nuclear nonproliferation treaty (NPT). It called for stopping the spread of nuclear weapons, the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and the goal of nuclear disarmament.

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