Robert Revland (1940 - 1985)

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Robert Revland
1940 - 1985
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August 15, 1940
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December 1985
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Abilene, Taylor County, Texas 79603
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Robert Revland was born on August 15, 1940. He died in December 1985 at 45 years old. We know that Robert Revland had been residing in Abilene, Taylor County, Texas 79603.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Robert Revland died in December 1985 at age 45. He was born on August 15, 1940. We are unaware of information about Robert's surviving family. We know that Robert Revland had been residing in Abilene, Taylor County, Texas 79603.

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In 1940, in the year that Robert Revland was born, in July, Billboard published its first Music Popularity Chart. Top recordings of the year were Tommy Dorsey's "I'll Never Smile Again" (vocal Frank Sinatra) - 12 weeks at the top, Bing Crosby's "Only Forever" - 9 weeks at the top, and Artie Shaw's "Frenesi" - 12 weeks at the top.

In 1954, by the time he was only 14 years old, from April 22 through June 17th, the Army v. McCarthy hearings were held. The U.S. Army accused Roy Cohn (chief counsel to Senator McCarthy and later trusted mentor of Donald Trump) of blackmail. McCarthy and Cohn accused the U.S. Army of harboring communists. The Army allegations were found to be true. The U.S. Senate later censured McCarthy.

In 1969, by the time he was 29 years old, one hundred countries, along with the United States and the Soviet Union signed the nuclear nonproliferation treaty (NPT). It called for stopping the spread of nuclear weapons, the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and the goal of nuclear disarmament.

In 1975, he was 35 years old when in January, Popular Mechanics featured the Altair 8800 on it's cover. The Altair home computer kit allowed consumers to build and program their own personal computers. Thousands were sold in the first month.

In 1985, in the year of Robert Revland's passing, in May, a paper published in Nature by three British scientists reported that a huge hole was discovered in the ozone layer over the Antarctic. It was much larger than expected and is due to the use of manmade chemicals.

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