Ray Crawford (1920 - 1983)

Ray Crawford
1920 - 1983
updated February 06, 2019
Ray Crawford was born on May 21, 1920. He died in June 1983 at age 63.
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Ray Crawford died in June 1983 at age 63. He was born on May 21, 1920. We are unaware of information about Ray's family or relationships.
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In 1920, in the year that Ray Crawford was born, speakeasies replaced saloons as the center of social activity. After the 18th Amendment was ratified and selling alcohol became illegal, saloons closed and speakeasies took their place. Speakeasies, also called a blind pig or blind tiger, were "so called because of the practice of speaking quietly about such a place in public, or when inside it, so as not to alert the police or neighbors". There were a lot of them and they were very popular. And where saloons often prohibited women, they were encouraged at speakeasies because of the added profits.

In 1944, when he was 24 years old, on June 6th, the largest amphibious invasion in history was launched - the Normandy landing (called D-Day). Soldiers from the United States, Britain, Canada, and the Free French landed on Normandy Beach and were later joined by Poland, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Greece, and the Netherlands. Almost 5,000 landing and assault craft, 289 escort vessels, and 277 minesweepers were involved. Nearly 160,000 troops crossed the English Channel on D-Day - Allied casualties on the first day were at least 10,000. 4,414 were confirmed dead.

In 1964, at the age of 44 years old, Ray was alive when on February 9th, the Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show. 73 million people watched - although the Beatles couldn't be heard because of the loud screaming of the female teenage audience.

In 1977, by the time he was 57 years old, on January 20th, Jimmy Carter became the 39th President of the United States. Running against incumbent Gerald Ford, he won 50.1% of the popular vote to Ford's 48.0%. He was elected to only one term.

In 1983, in the year of Ray Crawford's passing, on August 30th, the Soviet Union claimed that a South Korean Boeing 747 jetliner (Flight 007), bound for Seoul from New York City, had strayed into Soviet airspace. Saying that they believed it to be a U.S. spy plane, the passenger jet was shot down by a Soviet SU-15 fighter - after it had tracked the airliner for two hours. All 269 passengers (including a U.S. Representative from Georgia) and crew were killed.

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Other Ray Crawfords

c. 1918 - Feb 9, 1942
c. 1923 - Unknown
c. 1914 - Unknown
c. 1915 - Unknown
c. 1927 - Unknown
c. 1912 - Unknown
c. 1926 - Unknown
c. 1919 - Unknown
c. 1924 - Unknown
c. 1925 - Unknown
c. 1919 - Unknown
c. 1915 - Unknown
c. 1926 - Unknown
c. 1928 - Unknown
c. 1919 - Unknown
c. 1918 - Unknown
c. 1927 - Unknown
c. 1943 - Unknown
c. 1900 - Unknown
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Other Crawfords

Apr 30, 1919 - September 1987
Sep 20, 1920 - Apr 11, 1997
Jul 15, 1923 - November 1973
Apr 20, 1919 - Dec 21, 1991
Aug 21, 1921 - October 1978
Dec 20, 1918 - October 1978
Apr 10, 1915 - May 1977
Nov 14, 1920 - August 1986
Nov 28, 1920 - Feb 22, 1993
Apr 2, 1889 - January 1968
Jun 12, 1921 - Jul 7, 2004
Sep 4, 1901 - September 1985
Jun 14, 1915 - April 1983
Jun 20, 1921 - Sep 14, 2001
Jan 4, 1921 - August 1974
Jul 28, 1902 - November 1975
Feb 17, 1928 - Jan 1, 2011
Sep 8, 1903 - June 1986
Aug 19, 1913 - Feb 26, 2011
Sep 28, 1886 - March 1964

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Oct 13, 1920 - Jan 2, 2006
Oct 7, 1921 - Dec 8, 2009
Nov 9, 1921 - May 14, 2004
Dec 14, 1922 - Jul 7, 2001
May 17, 1903 - March 1984
Mar 5, 1918 - Jul 28, 2010
Jul 26, 1921 - Jun 6, 2008
Jan 25, 1897 - August 1982
May 19, 1921 - August 1980
Jul 15, 1912 - Dec 30, 1997
May 13, 1920 - Sep 12, 1988
Jan 7, 1920 - Jun 5, 1992
Feb 24, 1922 - Jul 24, 2008
Mar 13, 1919 - May 14, 1996
Feb 4, 1920 - March 1985
Dec 13, 1919 - Jan 24, 2007
Nov 3, 1920 - March 1985
Apr 4, 1920 - Jan 27, 2006
Mar 19, 1921 - May 30, 2006
Jun 28, 1921 - Apr 24, 2009
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