William A Durley (1932 - 2005)

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William A Durley
1932 - 2005
October 28, 1932
November 2, 2005
Last Known Residence
Fairview Heights, Saint Clair County, Illinois 62208
William A Durley of Fairview Heights, Saint Clair County, Illinois was born on October 28, 1932, and died at age 73 years old on November 2, 2005.
Updated: October 7, 2011

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Fairview Heights, Saint Clair County, Illinois 62208
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William Durley passed away at age 73 years old on November 2, 2005. William A Durley of Fairview Heights, Saint Clair County, Illinois was born on October 28, 1932.

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In 1932, in the year that William A Durley was born, on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

In 1958, when he was 26 years old, on March 24th, Elvis Presley was inducted into the United States Army. Although he could have served in Special Services as an entertainer, he chose to become a regular soldier. Almost everyone thought it would be the end of his career - it wasn't.

In 1967, when he was 35 years old, between June 5th and 10th, Israeli and Egypt, Jordan, and Syria fought what came to be called the "Six-Day War". The hostilities began when Israel launched "preemptive" strikes against Egypt, destroying nearly its entire air force. It ended with Israel occupying the Sinai Peninsula, Golan Heights, Gaza Strip and West Bank.

In 1975, William was 43 years old when in January, Popular Mechanics featured the Altair 8800 on it's cover. The Altair home computer kit allowed consumers to build and program their own personal computers. Thousands were sold in the first month.

In 1992, at the age of 60 years old, William was alive when in April, Bosnia-Herzegovina declared independence from Yugoslavia. The newly created Bosnian Serb army then began a campaign against Muslim Bosniaks and Bosnian Croats - killing, raping, torturing, beating and robbing - and resulting in the deaths of over 100,000.

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