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Shirley Potulski (1936 - 2010)

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Shirley Potulski
1936 - 2010
Born
April 13, 1936
Death
July 26, 2010
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Westland, Wayne County, Michigan 48186
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Shirley Potulski was born on April 13, 1936. She died on July 26, 2010 at 74 years of age. We know that Shirley Potulski had been residing in Westland, Wayne County, Michigan 48186.
Updated: November 3, 2011
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Shirley Potulski died on July 26, 2010 at age 74. She was born on April 13, 1936. We have no information about Shirley's surviving family. We know that Shirley Potulski had been residing in Westland, Wayne County, Michigan 48186.
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In 1936, in the year that Shirley Potulski was born, 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 1948, she was just 12 years old when on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1955, Shirley was 19 years old when on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

In 1969, at the age of 33 years old, Shirley was alive when one hundred countries, along with the United States and the Soviet Union signed the nuclear nonproliferation treaty (NPT). It called for stopping the spread of nuclear weapons, the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and the goal of nuclear disarmament.

In 1983, at the age of 47 years old, Shirley was alive when "crack" cocaine was developed in the Bahamas and spread to the United States. Previously, cocaine had been cut with other substances, diluting it. Crack was 80% pure and therefore was more addictive. It was also cheaper, making it more easily available to low income neighborhoods.

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