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Thomas L Skochelak (1947 - 2006)

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Thomas L Skochelak
1947 - 2006
Born
May 13, 1947
Death
May 7, 2006
Last Known Residence
Hartly, Kent County, Delaware 19953
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Thomas L Skochelak of Hartly, Kent County, Delaware was born on May 13, 1947, and died at age 58 years old on May 7, 2006.
Updated: October 6, 2011
Biography ID: 21142800

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Hartly, Kent County, Delaware 19953
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Thomas Skochelak passed away at age 58 years old on May 7, 2006. Thomas L Skochelak of Hartly, Kent County, Delaware was born on May 13, 1947.

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The average age of a Skochelak family member is 68.
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In 1947, in the year that Thomas L Skochelak was born, on November 25th, the Hollywood "Black List" was created by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). Ten Hollywood writers and directors had refused to testify to the Committee regarding "Communists" or "Reds" in the movie industry. The next day, the blacklist was created and they were fired.

In 1960, he was merely 13 years old when on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

In 1970, he was 23 years old when on April 10th, Paul McCartney announced that he was leaving the Beatles. (John Lennon had previously told the band that he was leaving but hadn't publicly announced it.) By the end of the year, each Beatle had his own album.

In 1981, he was 34 years old when on January 20th, Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States. He ran against the incumbent, Jimmy Carter, and won 50.7% of the popular vote to Carter's 41.0%.

In 1990, he was 43 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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