Royce L Thornton (1945 - 2011)

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Carthage, Leake County, Mississippi

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1945 - In the year that Royce L Thornton was born, on January 20th, Franklin D. Roosevelt was sworn in to his fourth term as President of the United States. He died 82 days into his term and his new Vice-President, Harry Truman, became President.

1955 - At the age of just 10 years old, Royce was alive when in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

1961 - At the age of 16 years old, Royce was alive when on January 20th, John F. Kennedy became the 35th President of the United States. He had previously been a U.S. Senator and a Congressman, both from the state of Massachusetts, as well as a Naval lieutenant in World War II.

1964 - Royce was 19 years old when on February 9th, the Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show. 73 million people watched - although the Beatles couldn't be heard because of the loud screaming of the female teenage audience.

1989 - He was 44 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.

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Royce L Thornton passed away on July 30, 2011 at 66 years of age. There is no listed cause of death for Royce. He was born on May 18, 1945. We have no information about Royce's family. We know that Royce L Thornton had been residing in Carthage, Leake County, Mississippi.

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