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Robert Eugene Watson (born 1940)

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Robert Eugene Watson
1940
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1940
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Robert Eugene Watson was born in 1940. He is the child of Hollie Mae (Geren) Watson and Andrew Francis Watson, with siblings Loren, Arlie, Siegfried, Delois, Warren, and Geraldine. According to his family tree, Robert was father to 2 children. He married Alberta Swearingen, and they had children Doug Watson and KaSondra Watson.
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He was born in 1940. Robert Eugene Watson is the child of Hollie Mae (Geren) Watson and Andrew Francis Watson, with siblings Loren, Arlie, Siegfried, Delois, Warren, and Geraldine. According to his family tree, Robert was father to 2 children. He married Alberta Swearingen, and they had children Doug Watson and KaSondra Watson.
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In 1940, in the year that Robert Eugene Watson was born, on September 16th, the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, was enacted - the first peacetime draft in U.S. history. Men between 21 and 36 were required to register with their draft boards. When World War II began, men between 18 and 45 were subject to service and men up to 65 were required to register.

In 1955, on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

In 1966, on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

In 1978, on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

In 1995, on September 3rd, eBay was founded in San Jose California. Beginning as simply a place for Pierre Omidyar's girlfriend (now wife) to share her Pez passion and collection online, the site has become a multibillion-dollar business and operates in 30 countries.

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