Velma Hairston (1901 - 1986)

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Velma Hairston
1901 - 1986
updated February 06, 2019
Velma Hairston was born on July 19, 1901. She died in September 1986 at 85 years old. We know that Velma Hairston had been residing in Rosston, Nevada County, Arkansas.


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Velma Hairston died in September 1986 at 85 years of age. She was born on July 19, 1901. There is no information about Velma's family. We know that Velma Hairston had been residing in Rosston, Nevada County, Arkansas.
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In 1901, in the year that Velma Hairston was born, shortly after beginning his second term, President McKinley was assassinated by the self proclaimed anarchist Leon Czolgosz. The last President to have served in the Civil War - he began as a private and ended the war as a brevet major - McKinley was a Republican. First elected in 1896, he was re-elected in 1900. Six months after the swearing in, McKinley was shot - and died of the gangrene that set in as a result.

In 1923, when she was 22 years old, the A.C. Nielsen Company was founded in Chicago. It provided an audience measurement system that could provide radio station owners with information on their listeners and the popularity of their shows. Later, the Nielsen company became the basis for the fate of television programs.

In 1940, at the age of 39 years old, Velma was alive when on July 27th, the cartoon character Bugs Bunny debuted in his first film A Wild Hare - voiced by Mel Blanc. He has since appeared in more short films, feature films, compilations, TV series, music records, comic books, video games, award shows, amusement park rides, and commercials than any other cartoon character. He even has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. "What's up, Doc?"

In 1955, when she was 54 years old, in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

In 1986, in the year of Velma Hairston's passing, on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

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Dec 20, 1914 - July 1987
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Feb 14, 1890 - February 1978
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Aug 8, 1922 - April 1983
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