Pauline Turner (1905 - 1984)

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Pauline Turner
1905 - 1984
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July 26, 1905
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February 1984
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Kirksville, Adair County, Missouri 63501
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Pauline Turner was born on July 26, 1905. She died in February 1984 at age 78. We know that Pauline Turner had been residing in Kirksville, Adair County, Missouri 63501.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Pauline Turner died in February 1984 at 78 years of age. She was born on July 26, 1905. We have no information about Pauline's family or relationships. We know that Pauline Turner had been residing in Kirksville, Adair County, Missouri 63501.

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In 1905, in the year that Pauline Turner was born, the Industrial Workers of the World was founded. An international labor union founded in Chicago, it was most often referred to as the "Wobblies" and had ties to the socialist movement and the anarchist movement. At its peak, it had 150,000 members.

In 1912, she was just 7 years old when Arizona was admitted to the United States in February (on Valentine's Day). It became the 48th state in the Union. Previously a Spanish - then Mexican - territory, the U.S. paid $15 million dollars for the area in 1848. Arizona was the last of the contiguous states to be admitted to the United States.

In 1936, when she was 31 years old, on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1978, Pauline was 73 years old when on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

In 1984, in the year of Pauline Turner'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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