R L Hicks (1930 - 1989)

R L Hicks
1930 - 1989
updated February 06, 2019
R L Hicks was born on July 11, 1930. R died in July 1989 at 58 years old.

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R L Hicks passed away in July 1989 at 58 years of age. R was born on July 11, 1930. There is no information about R's immediate family.
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In 1930, in the year that R L Hicks was born, as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

In 1941, at the age of just 11 years old, R was alive when on December 7th, the Japanese attacked the military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The surprise aerial attack damaged 8 U.S. battleships (6 later returned to service), including the USS Arizona, and destroyed 188 aircraft. 2,402 American citizens died and 1,178 wounded were wounded. On December 8th, the U.S. declared war on Japan and on December 11th, Germany and Italy (allies of Japan) declared war on the United States. World War II was in full swing.

In 1960, at the age of 30 years old, R was alive when on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

In 1973, when this person was 43 years old, on January 28th, the Paris Peace Accord was signed - supposedly ending the Vietnam War. Hostilities continued between North and South Vietnam and the U.S. continued to bomb. But by August 15, 1973, 95% of American troops had left Vietnam. The war ended in 1975 with the fall of Saigon.

In 1989, in the year of R L Hicks'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%.

Other Biographies

Other R Hickses

Unknown - Sep 15, 1917
Unknown - Sep 28, 1916
Unknown - Oct 2, 1916
Unknown - Jan 7, 1921
around 1924 - Unknown
around 1918 - Unknown
around 1922 - Unknown
around 1908 - Unknown
around 1921 - Unknown
around 1912 - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
around 1953 - Unknown
around 1933 - Unknown
around 1930 - Unknown
Oct 23, 1991 - February 1993
Sep 13, 1966 - Jan 15, 1988
Dec 23, 1970 - Apr 24, 2006
Sep 2, 1932 - Jul 15, 1994
Feb 22, 1928 - Sep 15, 1988
Jul 27, 1913 - Oct 16, 1999

Other Hickses

Jul 11, 1944 - Jan 5, 2005
Jul 30, 1947 - Mar 24, 2011
Feb 4, 1946 - Nov 11, 1996
Mar 2, 1947 - Apr 2, 2004
Jul 21, 1946 - Nov 16, 2004
Apr 11, 1948 - Apr 17, 2009
May 11, 1948 - June 1970
May 25, 1949 - Feb 1, 2005
May 5, 1946 - Jul 2, 2000
Aug 29, 1950 - Jun 26, 2004
Jan 30, 1909 - Dec 13, 1990
Feb 2, 1911 - Aug 19, 2011
Aug 11, 1960 - December 1990
May 8, 1908 - May 1962
Jan 31, 1909 - Oct 17, 1993
Jan 1, 1914 - August 1974
Apr 3, 1902 - September 1978
Jan 18, 1904 - November 1967
Aug 21, 1897 - Oct 24, 1990
Feb 22, 1915 - May 13, 2008

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Jun 7, 1937 - Apr 22, 2002
Jan 4, 1913 - May 14, 2002
Feb 22, 1937 - Oct 15, 2009
May 28, 1916 - Jan 3, 1990
Jan 28, 1937 - Jun 1, 1997
Aug 13, 1917 - Mar 26, 2004
Sep 5, 1917 - Sep 7, 2006
Mar 26, 1932 - Jul 21, 2009
Sep 3, 1921 - Mar 21, 1997
Jan 18, 1916 - May 14, 1991
Oct 19, 1916 - July 1976
Dec 1, 1914 - Aug 15, 1994
Sep 24, 1937 - Sep 28, 2001
Feb 9, 1930 - Jul 1, 2011
Apr 2, 1925 - Apr 8, 1985
May 27, 1917 - Mar 28, 2003
Feb 8, 1939 - February 1982
Dec 19, 1909 - September 1978
Jun 2, 1925 - Sep 7, 2001
Mar 7, 1916 - Feb 27, 1977
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