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Robert Gowan (1961 - 2011)

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Robert Gowan
1961 - 2011
Born
April 1, 1961
Death
February 20, 2011
Last Known Residence
Chinook, Blaine County, Nevada 59523
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Robert Gowan of Chinook, Blaine County, Nevada was born on April 1, 1961, and died at age 49 years old on February 20, 2011.
Updated: November 9, 2011
Biography ID: 79406694

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Robert Gowan passed away at age 49 years old on February 20, 2011. Robert Gowan of Chinook, Blaine County, Nevada was born on April 1, 1961.

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Robert Gowan lived 23 years shorter than the average Gowan family member when he died at the age of 49.
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In 1961, in the year that Robert Gowan was born, 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 1976, he was just 15 years old when on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

In 1981, by the time he was 20 years old, 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".

In 1982, at the age of 21 years old, Robert was alive when on June 30th, time ran out on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The Amendment had only received 35 of the necessary 38 state ratifications. First sent to the states in 1972, the Amendment stated that "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex".

In 1992, he was 31 years old when on February 1st, US President George Bush and President Boris Yeltsin of Russia jointly announced an end to the Cold War, proclaiming a new era of "friendship and partnership". At Camp David in Maryland, they reviewed ways to jointly reduce nuclear arms and support reforms in Russia but no agreement was reached at that meeting.

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