Wilbur A Reed (1918 - 2007)

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Wilbur A Reed
1918 - 2007
updated February 06, 2019
Wilbur A Reed was born on July 4, 1918. He died on November 17, 2007 at 89 years old. We know that Wilbur A Reed had been residing in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana 46219.


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Wilbur A Reed died on November 17, 2007 at 89 years old. He was born on July 4, 1918. We have no information about Wilbur's immediate family. We know that Wilbur A Reed had been residing in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana 46219.
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In 1918, in the year that Wilbur A Reed was born, on November 1, an elevated train on the Brooklyn line of the subway - driven by an inexperienced operator because of a strike - tried to navigate a turn at 30mph. The limit on the curve was 6 mph. The 2nd and 3rd cars of the 5 car wooden train were badly damaged and at least 93 people were killed, making it the deadliest crash in New York subway history.

In 1940, Wilbur was 22 years old when in July, Billboard published its first Music Popularity Chart. Top recordings of the year were Tommy Dorsey's "I'll Never Smile Again" (vocal Frank Sinatra) - 12 weeks at the top, Bing Crosby's "Only Forever" - 9 weeks at the top, and Artie Shaw's "Frenesi" - 12 weeks at the top.

In 1965, by the time he was 47 years old, the television show "I Spy" premiered in the fall season on NBC. The stars were Bill Cosby and Robert Culp, making Cosby the first African American to headline a television show. Four stations - in Georgia, Florida, and Alabama - refused to air the show.

In 1981, he was 63 years old when on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

In 1998, by the time he was 80 years old, on December 19th, the movie Titanic - based on the 1912 sinking of the ship and starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet - was released. Winning 11 Oscars, it was the first film to gross over a billion dollars and eventually grossed over $2 billion.

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Alabama, United States
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Born: around 1913
Delaware, United States
Wilbur H Reed
Born: around 1916
California, United States
Wilbur C Reed
Born: around 1911
Texas, United States
Wilbur S Reed
Born: around 1915
Missouri, United States
Wilbur D Reed
Born: around 1913
Illinois, United States
Wilbur L Reed
Born: around 1919
United States
Wilbur D Reed
Born: around 1923
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Wilbur E Reed
Born: around 1914
Mississippi, United States
Wilbur H Reed
Born: around 1922
United States
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Born: around 1918
United States
Wilbur E Reed
Born: around 1921
United States
Wilbur R Reed
Born: around 1908
New Jersey, United States
Wilbur D Reed
Born: around 1922
Connecticut, United States
Wilbur B Reed
Born: around 1913
Indiana, United States
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May 8, 1891 - February 1980
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Apr 2, 1914 - Mar 12, 2000
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May 26, 1891 - August 1965
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May 18, 1913 - Oct 13, 2002
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Reuel I Reed
Dec 20, 1913 - June 1989
Russell Reed
Sep 1, 1901 - April 1986
Cincinnati, Ohio
Marion Reed
Jun 14, 1913 - July 1977
Saint Petersburg, Florida
Harold Reed
Jan 28, 1903 - October 1977
Indianapolis, Indiana
Walter Reed
Sep 21, 1900 - February 1975
Elwood, Indiana
Lester Reed
Dec 13, 1915 - January 1980
Torrance, California
Ruthanne Reed
Feb 1, 1913 - May 1996
Indianapolis, IN
William J Reed
Nov 14, 1911 - Jun 24, 1994
Tucson, AZ
E Reed
Nov 13, 1909 - September 1977
Kent, Ohio
Howard Reed
Nov 1, 1911 - Oct 28, 1995
Indianapolis, IN
Raymond Reed
Nov 13, 1901 - March 1988
Bloomington, IN
James L Reed
Mar 19, 1913 - Nov 2, 2010
Oklahoma City, OK
Bernice Reed
Dec 31, 1910 - November 1984
Indianapolis, Indiana
Merle Reed
Feb 2, 1911 - October 1983
Loveland, Colorado
Thomas Reed
Jun 7, 1907 - October 1966
Detroit, Michigan
Merrill Reed
Sep 8, 1913 - September 1982
San Bernardino, California

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Dec 21, 1905 - May 1978
Plainfield, Indiana
Walker Mcfarland
Feb 17, 1896 - September 1962
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