Richard Spears (1936 - 1998)

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Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery
Section YY Site 437,
2900 Sheridan Road, St. Louis, Mo

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: SP3
Wars/Conflicts: Korea

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1936 - In the year that Richard Spears was born, on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

1955 - When he was 19 years old, on September 30th, movie star James Dean, 24, died in a car accident. He was headed in his new Porsche 550 to a race in Salinas California when, traveling at 85 mph, he collided with a 1950 Ford Tudor, also speeding, driven by a 23 year old college student. Dean died, his passenger and the other driver survived.

1970 - By the time he was 34 years old, on May 1st, US troops invaded Cambodia, expanding the Vietnam War. The invasion of Cambodia was a Nixon policy, although it was argued against by both his Secretary of State and his Secretary of Defense.

1983 - By the time he was 47 years old, physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

1998 - In the year of Richard Spears's passing, on December 19th, the House of Representatives initiated impeachment charges against U.S. President Bill Clinton. He was subsequently acquitted of these charges by the Senate on February 12th.

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Richard Spears passed away on January 12, 1998 at 62 years of age. No cause of death has been entered. He was buried in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery Section YY Site 437, St. Louis, Mo. He was born on January 12, 1936. We have no information about Richard's family.

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