R C Blanton (1918 - 1989)

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R C Blanton
1918 - 1989
updated February 06, 2019
R C Blanton was born on April 14, 1918. R died on October 6, 1989 at age 71. We know that R C Blanton had been residing in Lake City, Columbia County, Florida.


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R C Blanton passed away on October 6, 1989 at age 71. R was born on April 14, 1918. We have no information about R's surviving family. We know that R C Blanton had been residing in Lake City, Columbia County, Florida.
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In 1918, in the year that R C Blanton was born, in July, Russian revolutionaries executed the former Tzar Nicholas II and his immediate family. While it was rumored that two of the children had survived, it was later proven through DNA analysis - when their bodies were found - that the entire family had been killed.

In 1938, R was 20 years old when on October 30th, a Sunday, The Mercury Theatre on the Air broadcast Orson Welles' special Halloween show The War of the World's. A clever take on H.G. Wells' novel, the show began with simulated "breaking news" of an invasion by Martians. Because of the realistic nature of the "news," there was a public outcry the next day, calling for regulation by the FCC. Although the current story is that many were fooled and panicked, in reality very few people were fooled. But the show made Orson Welles' career.

In 1943, by the time this person was 25 years old, on June 20th through June 22nd, the Detroit Race Riot erupted at Belle Isle Park. The rioting spread throughout the city (made worse by false rumors of attacks on blacks and whites) and resulted in the deployment of 6,000 Federal troops. 34 people were killed, (25 of them black) - mostly by white police or National Guardsmen, 433 were wounded (75 percent of them black) and an estimated $2 million of property was destroyed. The same summer, there were riots in Beaumont, Texas and Harlem, New York.

In 1979, R was 61 years old when on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

In 1989, in the year of R C Blanton's passing, on January 20th, George Herbert Walker Bush became the 41st President of the United States. Previously Ronald Regan's Vice President, he ran against Michael Dukakis and won the popular vote by 53.4% to 45.6%.

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Luther W Blanton
Oct 21, 1919 - Jan 22, 1975
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Aug 11, 1916 - September 1984
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Sep 21, 1921 - Aug 9, 1998
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J C Blanton
Sep 22, 1917 - Dec 7, 1999
Wewahitchka, FL
Marguerite E Blanton
Jun 13, 1926 - Sep 2, 1997
Kissimmee, FL
Mildred Blanton
Jun 22, 1925 - October 1986
Corrie Blanton
Oct 15, 1887 - November 1975
Miami, Florida
Leroy Blanton
Sep 9, 1930 - Sep 29, 2001
Pensacola, FL
Mildred Blanton
Jul 15, 1928 - Mar 1, 2001
Winter Beach, FL
John Blanton
Mar 26, 1930 - Jul 9, 1989
Vero Beach, FL
Ada Blanton
Oct 19, 1922 - June 1982
Sanford, Florida
John J Blanton
Aug 27, 1932 - Nov 24, 1997
Lake Wales, FL
June R Blanton
Jun 1, 1923 - Sep 4, 1992
West Palm Beach, FL
Minnie Blanton
Jun 27, 1892 - March 1980
Lake City, Florida
Georgia M Blanton
May 19, 1933 - Jan 2, 1995
Jacksonville, FL
Betty R Blanton
Oct 14, 1932 - Aug 31, 2004
Durant, FL
Yates Blanton
Feb 23, 1898 - April 1966
Swannanoa, North Carolina
Ellie Z Blanton
Sep 13, 1918 - Feb 19, 2011
Ocala, Florida
Harold Blanton
Sep 6, 1938 - October 1973
Berdie M Blanton
Jan 2, 1911 - May 22, 1997
Tampa, FL

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