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Verne A Jennings (1914 - 2000)

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Verne A Jennings
1914 - 2000
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April 22, 1914
Death
January 8, 2000
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Lakeland, Polk County, Florida 33813
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Verne A Jennings was born on April 22, 1914. Verne died on January 8, 2000 at 85 years of age. We know that Verne A Jennings had been residing in Lakeland, Polk County, Florida 33813.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Verne A Jennings passed away on January 8, 2000 at 85 years old. Verne was born on April 22, 1914. There is no information about Verne's family or relationships. We know that Verne A Jennings had been residing in Lakeland, Polk County, Florida 33813.
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In 1914, in the year that Verne A Jennings was born, President Woodrow Wilson signed a proclamation designating Mother's Day, the second Sunday in May, as a national holiday to honor mothers. Anna Jarvis had championed a Mother's Day for years but Congress had joked a few years earlier that then they would have to proclaim a "Mother-in-law's Day" as well. The President who championed a woman's right to vote also created a day in their honor.

In 1923, Verne was merely 9 years old when 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 1936, when this person was 22 years old, 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 1950, by the time this person was 36 years old, on June 25th, the Korean War began when North Korean Communist forces crossed the 38th parallel. The Soviet Union and China backed North Korea and the U.N., primarily the United States backed South Korea.

In 1966, Verne was 52 years old when on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

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