Steve Allen (1921 - 2000)

1921 - 2000
updated October 29, 2019
Steve Allen was born on December 26, 1921. He died on October 30, 2000 at 78 years of age.


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Steve, Stephen Allen Valentine Allen (Patrick)
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Steve Allen
American television personality
DescriptionStephen Valentine Patrick William Allen was an American television personality, radio personality, musician, composer, actor, comedian, writer, and advocate of scientific skepticism. Wikipedia
Born: December 26, 1921, New York, NY
Died: October 30, 2000, Encino, Los Angeles, CA
Spouse: Jayne Meadows (m. 1954–2000), Dorothy Goodman (m. 1943–1952)
Children: Bill Allen, Steve Allen Jr., David Allen, Brian Allen
If the Old Testament were a reliable guide in the matter of capital punishment, half the people in the United States would have to be killed tomorrow.
Humor is a social lubricant that helps us get over some of the bad spots.
Totalitarianism is patriotism institutionalized.

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In 1921, in the year that Steve Allen was born, in May, the Emergency Quota Act - or Emergency Immigration Act - was passed. The law restricted the number of immigrants to 357,000 per year. It also established an immigration quota in which only 3 per cent of the total population of any ethnic group already in the USA in 1910, could be admitted to America after 1921. Although the Act was supposed to be temporary, it stayed in effect until 1965.

In 1968, he was 47 years old when on January 31st, the North Vietnamese launched the Tet Offensive, a turning point in the Vietnam War. 70,000 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces swarmed into South Vietnam. The South Vietnamese and US troops held off the offensive but it was such fierce fighting that the U.S. public began to turn against the war.

In 1973, at the age of 52 years old, this person was alive when on January 28th, the Paris Peace Accord was signed - supposedly ending the Vietnam War. Hostilities continued between North and South Vietnam and the U.S. continued to bomb. But by August 15, 1973, 95% of American troops had left Vietnam. The war ended in 1975 with the fall of Saigon.

In 1985, when he was 64 years old, on March 15th, the first internet domain name was registered - Symbolics, Inc., a spinoff of the MIT AI Lab, was a computer manufacturer headquartered in Massachusetts. The company no longer exists and the domain name was sold 25 years later.

In 1999, he was 78 years old when on January 1st, the Euro became the new official single currency of the eurozone. It was used by Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Spain and has since spread in use. Daily, over 337 million Europeans use the euro.

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