Richard Wiederkehr (1917 - 1987)

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Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio

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1917 - In the year that Richard Wiederkehr was born, the NHL (National Hockey League) was established as a response to the demise of the National Hockey Association (NHA). The first superstar of the League was "Phantom" Joe Malone of the Montreal Canadiens, a leading scorer with records that still stand. The Canadiens won the NHL championship over the Senators.

1944 - At the age of 27 years old, Richard was alive when on November 7th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a fourth term as President of the United States. Running against Thomas Dewey, Governor of New York, Roosevelt won 53.4 of the popular vote, Dewey got 45.9%.

1947 - Richard was 30 years old when 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.

1951 - Richard was 34 years old when on June 25th, CBS began broadcasting in color. There were well over 10 million televisions by that time. The first show in color was a musical variety special titled "Premiere". Hardly anyone had a color TV that could see the show.

1987 - In the year of Richard Wiederkehr's passing, was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

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Richard Wiederkehr died in January 1987 at 69 years old. No cause of death has been entered for Richard. He was born on February 25, 1917. There is no information about Richard's family. We know that Richard Wiederkehr had been residing in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio.

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