Thurman C Tucker (1931 - 1995)

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Thurman C Tucker
1931 - 1995
July 28, 1931
June 2, 1995
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Amarillo, Randall County, Texas 79109
Thurman C Tucker was born on July 28, 1931. He died on June 2, 1995 at age 63. We know that Thurman C Tucker had been residing in Amarillo, Randall County, Texas 79109.
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Thurman C Tucker died on June 2, 1995 at age 63. He was born on July 28, 1931. There is no information about Thurman's surviving family. We know that Thurman C Tucker had been residing in Amarillo, Randall County, Texas 79109.
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In 1931, in the year that Thurman C Tucker was born, on May 1st, the Empire State Building opened in New York City. At 1,454 feet (including the roof and antenna), it was the tallest building in the world until the World Trade Center's North Tower was built in 1970. (It is now the 34th tallest.) Opening at the beginning of the Great Depression, most of the offices in the Empire State Building remained unoccupied for years and the observation deck was an equal source of revenue and kept the building profitable.

In 1948, when he was 17 years old, on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1957, when he was 26 years old, on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

In 1967, he was 36 years old when on November 7th, President Johnson signed legislation passed by Congress that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which would later become PBS and NPR. The legislation required CPB to operate with a "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature".

In 1995, in the year of Thurman C Tucker's passing, on October 16th, the Million Man March took place on the National Mall in Washington DC. The March was organized to address "the ills of black communities and call for unity and revitalization of African American communities". An estimated 850,000 people attended.

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