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Rudy F Contey (1926 - 2005)

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Rudy F Contey
1926 - 2005
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October 4, 1926
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April 3, 2005
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Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey 07305
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Rudy F Contey was born on October 4, 1926. He died on April 3, 2005 at 78 years old. We know that Rudy F Contey had been residing in Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey 07305.
Updated: October 6, 2011
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Rudy F Contey passed away on April 3, 2005 at 78 years old. He was born on October 4, 1926. We are unaware of information about Rudy's surviving family. We know that Rudy F Contey had been residing in Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey 07305.
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In 1926, in the year that Rudy F Contey was born, 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 1948, he was 22 years old when on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1953, by the time he was 27 years old, on January 20th, Dwight D. Eisenhower became the 34th President of the United States. Formerly the 1st Supreme Allied Commander Europe in World War II, Eisenhower had never previously held a political office.

In 1978, Rudy was 52 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 1990, he was 64 years old when on April 24th, the Hubble telescope was launched into space after long delays due to the Challenger explosion. An optical flaw was found within weeks of launch but was fixed within three years. The discoveries made possible by the Hubble have contributed to scientists' understanding of the universe.

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