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Wesley J Chestnut (1920 - 1997)

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Wesley J Chestnut
1920 - 1997
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February 27, 1920
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July 27, 1997
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Somers Point, Atlantic County, New Jersey 08244
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Wesley J Chestnut was born on February 27, 1920. He died on July 27, 1997 at 77 years of age. We know that Wesley J Chestnut had been residing in Somers Point, Atlantic County, New Jersey 08244.
Updated: November 1, 2011
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Wesley J Chestnut died on July 27, 1997 at 77 years old. He was born on February 27, 1920. There is no information about Wesley's immediate family. We know that Wesley J Chestnut had been residing in Somers Point, Atlantic County, New Jersey 08244.
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In 1920, in the year that Wesley J Chestnut was born, the National Football League, first called the American Professional Football Association, was created. College football was more popular than pro football and rising player salaries were bankrupting league owners. In response, owners created the NFL, using the pro baseball association as a model. Eleven teams were formed: the Akron Pros, Canton Bulldogs, Cleveland Indians, Dayton Triangles, Decatur Staleys, Hammond Pros, Massillon Tigers, Muncie Flyers, Racine Cardinals, Rochester Jeffersons and Rock Island Independents.

In 1963, at the age of 43 years old, Wesley was alive when on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

In 1973, he was 53 years old when on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

In 1984, at the age of 64 years old, Wesley was alive when due to outrage about "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" (it seemed too "dark" to many and it was rated PG), a new rating was devised - PG-13. The first film rated PG-13 was "Red Dawn".

In 1997, in the year of Wesley J Chestnut's passing, on June 26th, the first Harry Potter book by J. K. Rowling was released. "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" was an immediate success and spawned not only sequels but also movies, video games, plays, and amusement park attractions. J.K. Rowling, at the time of the first book a poor single mother, has become a multi-billionaire.

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