Philip A Cook (1927 - 2005)

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Spokane, Spokane County, Washington

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1927 - In the year that Philip A Cook was born, the first "talkie" (a movie with music, songs, and talking), The Jazz Singer, was released. Al Jolson starred as a cantor's son who instead of following in his father's footsteps as expected, becomes a singer of popular songs. Banished by his father, they reconcile on his father's deathbed. It was a tear-jerker and audiences went wild - especially when they heard the songs. Thus begun the demise of silent films and the rise of "talkies".

1950 - By the time he was 23 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.

1964 - At the age of 37 years old, Philip was alive when on June 11th, activist Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment in South Africa for conspiring to overthrow the state (because of his numerous anti-apartheid activities). He served 27 years in prison.

1982 - When he was 55 years old, on June 30th, time ran out on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The Amendment had only received 35 of the necessary 38 state ratifications. First sent to the states in 1972, the Amendment stated that "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex".

1987 - By the time he was 60 years old, was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

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Philip A Cook died on March 9, 2005 at 77 years old. There is no listed cause of death for Philip. He was born on March 18, 1927. There is no information about Philip's surviving family. We know that Philip A Cook had been residing in Spokane, Spokane County, Washington.

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