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Shirley J Donnel (1925 - 1994)

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Shirley J Donnel
1925 - 1994
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January 6, 1925
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January 23, 1994
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Aptos, Santa Cruz County, California 95003
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Shirley J Donnel was born on January 6, 1925. She died on January 23, 1994 at age 69. We know that Shirley J Donnel had been residing in Aptos, Santa Cruz County, California 95003.
Updated: November 2, 2011
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Shirley J Donnel died on January 23, 1994 at age 69. She was born on January 6, 1925. There is no information about Shirley's family or relationships. We know that Shirley J Donnel had been residing in Aptos, Santa Cruz County, California 95003.
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In 1925, in the year that Shirley J Donnel was born, gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

In 1957, she was 32 years old when on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1965, Shirley was 40 years old when on March 8th, the first US combat troops arrived in Vietnam. The 3500 Marines joined 23,000 "advisors" already in South Vietnam. By the end of the year, 190,000 American soldiers were in the country.

In 1981, by the time she was 56 years old, on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

In 1994, in the year of Shirley J Donnel's passing, on May 6th, the Channel Tunnel or "Chunnel" was officially opened. The Chunnel is a railway tunnel beneath the English Channel that connects Great Britain to mainland France. Original plans for such a tunnel were developed in 1802 and approved by Napoleon Bonaparte but the British rejected the plan fearing that Napoleon would use the railway to invade.

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