Paul Thomas (1920 - 1984)

Paul Thomas
1920 - 1984
updated February 06, 2019
Paul Thomas was born on September 14, 1920. He died in May 1984 at age 63. We know that Paul Thomas had been residing in Waynesburg, Greene County, Pennsylvania 15370.

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Paul Thomas passed away in May 1984 at 63 years of age. He was born on September 14, 1920. There is no information about Paul's immediate family. We know that Paul Thomas had been residing in Waynesburg, Greene County, Pennsylvania 15370.
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In 1920, in the year that Paul Thomas was born, speakeasies replaced saloons as the center of social activity. After the 18th Amendment was ratified and selling alcohol became illegal, saloons closed and speakeasies took their place. Speakeasies, also called a blind pig or blind tiger, were "so called because of the practice of speaking quietly about such a place in public, or when inside it, so as not to alert the police or neighbors". There were a lot of them and they were very popular. And where saloons often prohibited women, they were encouraged at speakeasies because of the added profits.

In 1938, when he was 18 years old, on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

In 1940, Paul was 20 years old when on July 27th, the cartoon character Bugs Bunny debuted in his first film A Wild Hare - voiced by Mel Blanc. He has since appeared in more short films, feature films, compilations, TV series, music records, comic books, video games, award shows, amusement park rides, and commercials than any other cartoon character. He even has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. "What's up, Doc?"

In 1953, Paul was 33 years old when actress and comedian Lucille Ball gave birth to Desi Arnaz, Jr on January 19th. On the same day on "I Love Lucy", the fictional Little Ricky was born as well. Baby Desi graced the cover of the first TV Guide magazine with a headline that read ""Lucy's $50,000,000 baby" - because the commercial revenue from his birth was expected to be that amount.

In 1984, in the year of Paul Thomas's passing, 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".

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Jan 23, 1919 - Nov 23, 2010
Jan 26, 1889 - July 1962
Jul 12, 1919 - Aug 23, 2001
Apr 12, 1910 - Feb 9, 1992
Aug 3, 1920 - Feb 29, 1996
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May 24, 1916 - Apr 29, 1999
May 6, 1919 - Aug 1, 2007
Feb 18, 1907 - May 1971
Mar 1, 1921 - Jul 31, 1989
Jun 29, 1921 - Feb 28, 2004
Feb 18, 1922 - Apr 27, 1998
Mar 20, 1932 - July 1971
Jul 15, 1921 - Feb 17, 1998
Apr 18, 1921 - Oct 20, 2000
Mar 20, 1920 - Dec 12, 1998
Sep 4, 1921 - Dec 16, 2000
Mar 1, 1922 - Dec 8, 1999
Sep 30, 1918 - October 1989
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