Walter Buford

(1946 - 1990)

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Walter Buford
1946 - 1990
Born
September 5, 1946
Death
December 18, 1990
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Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee 38109
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Walter Buford was born on September 5, 1946. He died on December 18, 1990 at 44 years old. We know that Walter Buford had been residing in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee 38109.
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Walter Buford died on December 18, 1990 at age 44. He was born on September 5, 1946. We are unaware of information about Walter's family or relationships. We know that Walter Buford had been residing in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee 38109.

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In 1946, in the year that Walter Buford was born, pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1965, he was 19 years old when on March 8th, the first US combat troops arrived in Vietnam. The 3500 Marines joined 23,000 "advisors" already in South Vietnam. By the end of the year, 190,000 American soldiers were in the country.

In 1975, he was 29 years old when on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

In 1985, at the age of 39 years old, Walter was alive when on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

In 1990, in the year of Walter Buford's passing, 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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