Robert Pharr (1922 - 1984)

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Robert Pharr
1922 - 1984
updated February 06, 2019
Robert Pharr was born on September 22, 1922. He died in November 1984 at age 62. We know that Robert Pharr had been residing in Huntsville, Walker County, Texas 77340.


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Robert Pharr passed away in November 1984 at age 62. He was born on September 22, 1922. We are unaware of information about Robert's immediate family. We know that Robert Pharr had been residing in Huntsville, Walker County, Texas 77340.
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1922 - 1984 World Events

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In 1922, in the year that Robert Pharr was born, the Lincoln Memorial was dedicated in Washington, D.C. on May 30th. More than 35,000 people attended the dedication including Lincoln's son, Robert Todd Lincoln, and many Union and Confederate veterans - although the audience was segregated. The Memorial took 10 years to complete.

In 1942, he was 20 years old when due to World War II, automobile production in the United States was stopped on February 1st. A tire rationing program had begun the month before. Detroit - the main hub of car manufacturing - was ordered to free up assembly lines for military production. The president of the Automobile Manufacturers Association said “The automotive industry is in this war all the way". Some dealerships had to close and others expanded their repair shops. The used car market boomed (as did a black market in used cars).

In 1968, he was 46 years old when on January 31st, the North Vietnamese launched the Tet Offensive, a turning point in the Vietnam War. 70,000 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces swarmed into South Vietnam. The South Vietnamese and US troops held off the offensive but it was such fierce fighting that the U.S. public began to turn against the war.

In 1978, Robert was 56 years old when 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 1984, in the year of Robert Pharr's passing, due to outrage about "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" (it seemed too "dark" to many and it was rated PG), a new rating was devised - PG-13. The first film rated PG-13 was "Red Dawn".

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May 31, 1936 - Sep 27, 1996
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Mar 31, 1945 - Mar 21, 2004
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Apr 27, 1946 - May 4, 2007
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Aug 30, 1949 - August 1982
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Mar 29, 1919 - Jan 1, 2008
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Jul 3, 1894 - December 1964
Mark Pharr
Nov 11, 1908 - September 1978
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Oct 14, 1901 - July 1983
Shreveport, Louisiana
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Sep 12, 1914 - Oct 11, 1994
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