Rosie L Greenwade (1923 - 1995)

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Rosie L Greenwade
1923 - 1995
June 19, 1923
April 15, 1995
Last Known Residence
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma 73117
Rosie L Greenwade of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma was born on June 19, 1923, and died at age 71 years old on April 15, 1995.
Updated: October 8, 2011

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma 73117
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Rosie Greenwade passed away at age 71 years old on April 15, 1995. Rosie L Greenwade of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma was born on June 19, 1923.

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Rosie L Greenwade lived 3 years shorter than the average Greenwade family member when she died at the age of 71.
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1923 - 1995 World Events

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In 1923, in the year that Rosie L Greenwade was born, on August 2nd, Calvin Coolidge was sworn in as the 30th President of the United States due to the sudden death of Warren G. Harding. After the scandals of the Harding presidency, Coolidge restored public confidence and was very popular. He won the Presidential election in 1924 but declined to run again in 1928.

In 1939, she was 16 years old when in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

In 1946, she was 23 years old when pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1951, Rosie was 28 years old when on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

In 1995, in the year of Rosie L Greenwade's passing, on May 19th, the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil - before 9/11 - took place in Oklahoma City. A truck bomb went off outside the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown - killing 68 people, injuring more than 680 others, and destroying one-third of the building. The most disturbing images were of children - a daycare center was hit by the bomb. The deadliest incident of domestic terrorism ever, Timothy McVeigh, Terry Nichols, and Michael Fortier were convicted of the bombing.

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