Percy Royster (1923 - 1997)

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Percy Royster
1923 - 1997
updated February 06, 2019
Percy Royster was born on May 26, 1923. He died on May 15, 1997 at age 73. We know that Percy Royster had been residing in Akron, Summit County, Ohio 44313.


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Percy Royster passed away on May 15, 1997 at age 73. He was born on May 26, 1923. We are unaware of information about Percy's family or relationships. We know that Percy Royster had been residing in Akron, Summit County, Ohio 44313.
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1923 - 1997 World Events

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In 1923, in the year that Percy Royster was born, Harlem's Cotton Club opened in New York City. Owned by a bootlegger and gangster, it was a 700 seat speakeasy that catered to a "white only" clientele. But most of the entertainers were African-American and featured some of the best entertainers of the time such as Lena Horne, the Nicholas Brothers, Ethel Waters, and Cab Calloway.

In 1950, when he was 27 years old, on June 25th, the Korean War began when North Korean Communist forces crossed the 38th parallel. The Soviet Union and China backed North Korea and the U.N., primarily the United States backed South Korea.

In 1962, Percy was 39 years old when on August 5th, actress and sex symbol Marilyn Monroe died in Brentwood California. She was ruled to have died from suicide due to a drug overdose. There has been controversy regarding the circumstances ever since, due to her relationships with Jack and Bobby Kennedy.

In 1976, at the age of 53 years old, Percy was alive when on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

In 1997, in the year of Percy Royster's passing, on June 26th, the first Harry Potter book by J. K. Rowling was released. "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" was an immediate success and spawned not only sequels but also movies, video games, plays, and amusement park attractions. J.K. Rowling, at the time of the first book a poor single mother, has become a multi-billionaire.

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