Paul Davis (1934 - 1986)

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Paul Davis
1934 - 1986
updated February 06, 2019
Paul Davis was born on July 15, 1934. He died in October 1986 at age 52.

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Paul Davis passed away in October 1986 at 52 years of age. He was born on July 15, 1934. We are unaware of information about Paul's family or relationships.
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In 1934, in the year that Paul Davis was born, on November 11th 1933, an extremely strong dust storm hit South Dakota, stripping topsoil. Other strong dust storms had occurred during 1933. Severe droughts continued to hit the Great Plains and the dust storms devastated agricultural production as well as people's' lives for several years. The Roosevelt administration and scientists eventually determined that farming practices had caused the conditions that led to the dust storms and the changes they implemented in farming stopped the Dust Bowl.

In 1947, by the time he was just 13 years old, on November 25th, the Hollywood "Black List" was created by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). Ten Hollywood writers and directors had refused to testify to the Committee regarding "Communists" or "Reds" in the movie industry. The next day, the blacklist was created and they were fired.

In 1955, he was 21 years old when 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 1960, he was 26 years old when on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

In 1986, in the year of Paul Davis's passing, on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

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around 1923 - Feb 10, 1945
Paul M Davis
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Paul A Davis
Born: around 1927
Kentucky, United States
Paul E Davis
Born: around 1927
Indiana, United States
Paul H Davis
Born: around 1925
Ohio, United States
Paul M Davis
Born: around 1927
Indiana, United States
Paul H Davis
Born: around 1926
Ohio, United States
Paul J Davis
Born: around 1925
Ohio, United States
Paul Davis
Born: around 1927
South Carolina, United States
Paul Davis
Born: around 1927
South Carolina, United States
Paul S Davis
Born: around 1927
North Carolina, United States
Paul Stanley Davis
Born: around 1927
North Carolina, United States
Paul M Davis
Born: around 1927
Tennessee, United States
Paul Wilson Davis
Born: around 1916
Tennessee, United States
Paul Davis
Born: around 1926
Tennessee, United States
Paul W Davis
Born: around 1927
Florida, United States
Paul Sr Davis
Born: around 1916
South Carolina, United States

Other Davises

Fraances E Davis
Jan 17, 1932 - Jan 7, 1997
Estella Davis
Jan 1, 1912 - April 1984
Cleveland, Ohio
J Davis
Mar 11, 1937 - August 1988
Mount Zion, IL
William F Davis
Feb 19, 1939 - Dec 26, 1996
Jesse Davis
Feb 24, 1907 - October 1985
Watseka, Illinois
Ralph F Davis
Nov 26, 1931 - Jan 17, 2011
Chrisman, IL
Edna M Davis
Jan 30, 1939 - Dec 4, 2010
Danville, IL
Bessie Davis
Aug 30, 1908 - May 11, 2004
Pontiac, IL
Connie M Davis
Apr 24, 1941 - Dec 1, 1991
Tampa, FL
Donald Davis
Aug 6, 1897 - December 1984
Pontiac, Illinois
Lonnie Davis
Dec 12, 1899 - June 1985
Sheridan, Illinois
Bert Davis
May 14, 1905 - March 1982
Seneca, Illinois
Fred Davis
Aug 30, 1887 - October 1973
Saint Anne, Illinois
Ada Davis
Jul 1, 1893 - November 1972
Kansas City, Missouri
Lucy Davis
Dec 7, 1897 - March 1984
Chicago, Illinois
Maribelle P Davis
Oct 5, 1938 - Jul 15, 2008
Aurora, IL
Takae S Davis
Jun 13, 1922 - Oct 4, 2004
Eltopia, WA
James M Davis
May 6, 1939 - Jun 23, 2011
Fayetteville, NC
Glen G Davis
Feb 26, 1921 - Jul 2, 2004
Effingham, IL
John S Davis
May 7, 1901 - Jan 25, 1989
Middleton, WI

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Naperville, IL
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Mary M Wesbecher
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