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Rocco Donnauro (1912 - 1991)

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Rocco Donnauro
1912 - 1991
Born
August 27, 1912
Death
June 1991
Last Known Residence
Brooklyn, Kings County, New York 11235
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Rocco Donnauro of Brooklyn, Kings County, New York was born on August 27, 1912, and died at age 78 years old in June 1991.
Updated: October 5, 2011
Biography ID: 15355508

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Rocco Donnauro passed away at age 78 years old in June 1991. Rocco Donnauro of Brooklyn, Kings County, New York was born on August 27, 1912.

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Rocco Donnauro lived 9 years longer than the average Donnauro family member when he died at the age of 78.
The average age of a Donnauro family member is 69.
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1912 - 1991 World Events

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In 1912, in the year that Rocco Donnauro was born, the RMS Titanic sank in April. The RMS Titanic was a British built and run passenger liner that was billed as "unsinkable." On its maiden voyage from Southampton England to New York City, carrying about 2,224 passengers and crew - from the wealthiest people in the world to poor emigrants from Europe, the Titanic hit an iceberg. Five of her watertight compartments failed but she was designed to survive only 4 being flooded. She began to sink. There were only enough lifeboats for about half of the passengers so over 1,000 remained behind while "women and children first" were loaded. Over 1500 died, making it the largest maritime disaster in modern history.

In 1926, he was merely 14 years old when on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1936, at the age of 24 years old, Rocco was alive when on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1963, at the age of 51 years old, Rocco was alive when on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

In 1991, in the year of Rocco Donnauro's passing, on January 16th, Allied forces began the first phase of Operation Desert Storm. Saddam Hussein's forces had previously invaded the sovereign state of Kuwait and the focus of the operation was to remove his Iraqi troops from Kuwait. On February 24th, the ground war began. Within 100 hours, American ground troops declared Kuwait liberated.

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