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Robert J Nelson (1949 - 1990)

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Robert J Nelson
1949 - 1990
Born
January 12, 1949
Death
February 25, 1990
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Robert J Nelson was born on January 12, 1949, and died at age 41 years old on February 25, 1990. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Robert J Nelson.
Updated: October 6, 2011
Biography ID: 21142368

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Robert Nelson passed away at age 41 years old on February 25, 1990. Robert J Nelson was born on January 12, 1949. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Robert J Nelson.

Average Age & Life Expectancy

Robert J Nelson lived 32 years shorter than the average Nelson family member when he died at the age of 41.
The average age of a Nelson family member is 73.
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1949 - 1990 World Events

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In 1949, in the year that Robert J Nelson was born, on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

In 1956, Robert was just 7 years old when this was the year that the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, became an international sensation. He began the year as a regional favorite and ended the year with 17 recordings having been on the Billboard’s Top 100 singles chart, 11 TV appearances, and a movie. Elvis scandalized adults and thrilled teens.

In 1976, he was 27 years old when The United States celebrated the Bicentennial of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It was a year long celebration, with the biggest events taking place on July 4th.

In 1989, he was 40 years old when on November 9th, the Berlin Wall fell. The Wall was built by the East Germans to keep East Berliners from escaping into West Berlin, separating families and friends. When the head of the East German Communist Party announced that day that East Berliners could cross whenever they pleased, happy crowds surged across the border. People brought tools and took parts of the hated wall.

In 1990, in the year of Robert J Nelson's passing, on April 24th, the Hubble telescope was launched into space after long delays due to the Challenger explosion. An optical flaw was found within weeks of launch but was fixed within three years. The discoveries made possible by the Hubble have contributed to scientists' understanding of the universe.

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