Robert F Gustafson (1931 - 2008)

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Lebanon Junction, Bullitt County, Kentucky

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1931 - In the year that Robert F Gustafson was born, in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

1956 - Robert was 25 years old when on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

1980 - Robert was 49 years old when on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

1981 - At the age of 50 years old, Robert was alive when on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

1987 - By the time he was 56 years old, 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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Robert F Gustafson passed away on April 15, 2008 at 77 years of age. No cause of death has been entered for Robert. He was born on January 19, 1931. We are unaware of information about Robert's family or relationships. We know that Robert F Gustafson had been residing in Lebanon Junction, Bullitt County, Kentucky.

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