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Violet Thompson (1908 - 1987)

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Violet Thompson
1908 - 1987
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January 5, 1908
Death
October 15, 1987
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Highland Park, Wayne County, Michigan 48203
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Violet Thompson was born on January 5, 1908. She died on October 15, 1987 at 79 years old. We know that Violet Thompson had been residing in Highland Park, Wayne County, Michigan 48203.
Updated: November 5, 2011
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Violet Thompson died on October 15, 1987 at 79 years of age. She was born on January 5, 1908. We are unaware of information about Violet's family. We know that Violet Thompson had been residing in Highland Park, Wayne County, Michigan 48203.
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In 1908, in the year that Violet Thompson was born, a mysterious Siberian explosion leveled over 770 square miles of forest. There were no human casualties. Explanations of the explosion have included a comet, meteorite, natural atomic explosion, or a crashed UFO. Although it is called an impact event - the largest one in recorded earth history - there is no crater and it is widely thought that the explosion was caused by a meteor exploding 3 to 6 miles above the earth.

In 1940, she was 32 years old 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 1963, Violet was 55 years old when the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

In 1972, when she was 64 years old, on June 17th, 5 men were arrested by police in an attempt to bug the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington D.C.’s Watergate hotel. The burglars were found to be paid by cash from a slush fund used by the Committee for the Re-Election of the President - the official organization of President Nixon's campaign.

In 1987, in the year of Violet Thompson's passing, on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

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