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Richard H Dejong (1947 - 2006)

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Richard H Dejong
1947 - 2006
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October 2, 1947
Death
January 11, 2006
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New Jersey XXXXX
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Richard H Dejong was born on October 2, 1947. He died on January 11, 2006 at 58 years old. We know that Richard H Dejong had been residing in New Jersey XXXXX.
Updated: October 6, 2011
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Richard H Dejong passed away on January 11, 2006 at age 58. He was born on October 2, 1947. There is no information about Richard's immediate family. We know that Richard H Dejong had been residing in New Jersey XXXXX.
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In 1947, in the year that Richard H Dejong was born, on November 25th, the Hollywood "Black List" was created by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). Ten Hollywood writers and directors had refused to testify to the Committee regarding "Communists" or "Reds" in the movie industry. The next day, the blacklist was created and they were fired.

In 1961, at the age of just 14 years old, Richard was alive when on January 20th, John F. Kennedy became the 35th President of the United States. He had previously been a U.S. Senator and a Congressman, both from the state of Massachusetts, as well as a Naval lieutenant in World War II.

In 1970, he was 23 years old when on May 4th, four students at Kent State University in Ohio were shot and killed by National Guardsmen. The students were at a peaceful demonstration protesting the invasion of Cambodia by US forces. There had been precedent for the killing of American college students. The previous year, on May 15th, Alameda County Sheriffs used shotguns against U.C. Berkeley students at a protest for People's Park. One student died, one was blinded, 128 were injured.

In 1988, when he was 41 years old, on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

In 1997, at the age of 50 years old, Richard was alive when on August 31st, Princess Diana of Great Britain was killed when her car crashed into a pillar in the tunnel under the Pont de l'Alma bridge in Paris. The car she was riding in was trying to evade the paparazzi but it was also discovered later that the driver of the car, who was also killed, had three times the legal limit of alcohol which likely contributed to the accident.

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