Sam Davis (1912 - 1984)

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Sam Davis
1912 - 1984
updated February 06, 2019
Sam Davis was born on February 12, 1912. He died in May 1984 at 72 years old. We know that Sam Davis had been residing in Marquand, Madison County, Missouri.


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Sam Davis passed away in May 1984 at 72 years old. He was born on February 12, 1912. We have no information about Sam's family or relationships. We know that Sam Davis had been residing in Marquand, Madison County, Missouri.
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In 1912, in the year that Sam Davis was born, New Mexico became the 47th state of the Union in January. Previously a province of Mexico, then a territory of the United States and mostly populated by Native Americans and Mexicans, once it became a U.S. territory it was increasingly colonized by European-American settlers. Its population was over 327,000 when it became a state.

In 1936, when he was 24 years old, 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 1942, when he was 30 years old, on November 28th at 10:15p, a nightclub in Boston, the Cocoanut Grove, caught fire. The origins of the fire are unknown but it killed 492 people - the deadliest nightclub fire in U.S. history. Hundreds more were injured. The disaster was so shocking that it replaced World War II in the headlines and lead to reforms in safety standards and codes.

In 1958, Sam was 46 years old when on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

In 1984, in the year of Sam Davis's passing, due to outrage about "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" (it seemed too "dark" to many and it was rated PG), a new rating was devised - PG-13. The first film rated PG-13 was "Red Dawn".

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Born: around 1915
Louisiana, United States
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Born: around 1900
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Texas, United States
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Born: around 1910
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Born: around 1916
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Born: around 1919
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Born: around 1916
Missouri, United States

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Dec 5, 1914 - July 1985
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Jun 13, 1909 - Aug 1, 1997
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Jun 25, 1914 - Dec 12, 1995
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Nathan Davis
Nov 17, 1884 - May 1966
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William Davis
Jun 11, 1887 - March 1968
Poplar Bluff, Missouri
Monroe R Davis
Nov 21, 1902 - Oct 16, 1987
Poplar Bluff, MO
Mark Davis
Jun 12, 1912 - February 1978
Poplar Bluff, Missouri
Louis Davis
May 1, 1900 - February 1981
Kennett, Missouri
Jd Bond Davis
Jan 3, 1913 - Apr 1, 1994
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Eulis Davis
Mar 3, 1904 - May 1974
Lake City, Arkansas
Paul Davis
Mar 29, 1900 - October 1970
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Montie G Davis
Jan 25, 1913 - Apr 4, 1995
Salem, MO
Leeman C Davis
Jan 15, 1915 - Sep 27, 1991
Glenwood Davis
Apr 3, 1910 - October 1976
Saint Louis, Missouri
James Davis
Sep 18, 1905 - June 1968
Saint Louis, Missouri
Clyde Davis
Aug 9, 1903 - February 1979
Park Hills, Missouri
William R Davis
Mar 23, 1907 - Mar 9, 1988
Irondale, MO
Noble Davis
May 19, 1915 - February 1987
Saint Louis, Missouri
Jesse Davis
Sep 5, 1904 - September 1978
Saint Louis, Missouri
Paul L Davis
Jun 9, 1919 - Mar 7, 1988
Spokane, WA

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