William Davie Jr (1921 - 1984)

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William Davie
1921 - 1984
updated February 06, 2019
William Davie Jr was born on May 11, 1921. He died on May 5, 1984 at 62 years old.


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Santa Fe National Cemetery Section MB Site 43, 501 North Guadalupe Street, in Santa Fe, New Mexico



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William Davie Jr passed away on May 5, 1984 at 62 years of age. He was buried in Santa Fe National Cemetery Section MB Site 43, Santa Fe, New Mexico. He was born on May 11, 1921. We have no information about William's family or relationships.
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In 1921, in the year that William Davie Jr was born, the silent film The Sheik, directed by George Melford and starring Rudolph Valentino and Agnes Ayres (also featuring Adolphe Menjou) debuted on October 21st. Critics weren't enthusiastic but the public loved it - in the first few weeks 125,000 people had seen the movie - and it eventually exceeded $1 million in ticket sales. And Rudolph Valentino, an Italian American, became the heartthrob of a female generation.

In 1933, at the age of only 12 years old, William was alive when on December 5th, the Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified. The 21st Amendment said "The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed." Alcohol was legal again! It was the only amendment to the Constitution approved for the explicit purpose of repealing a previously existing amendment. South Carolina was the only state to reject the Amendment.

In 1954, William was 33 years old when on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

In 1963, when he was 42 years old, 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 1984, in the year of William Davie Jr's passing, 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".

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William Vincent Davie
around 1915 - Nov 30, 1941
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around 1896 - Oct 31, 1916
William Henry Davie
around 1885 - Nov 2, 1916
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Died: Oct 12, 1940
William Edward Davie
Died: Oct 22, 1917
William Edward Davie
Died: Mar 21, 1918
William Douglas Bow Davie
around 1919 - Jan 4, 1944
William Arthur Davie
around 1899 - Jun 1, 1918
William Andrew Davie
Died: Jul 1, 1916
William Davie
around 1924 - Jan 12, 1945
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around 1917 - Jun 1, 1941
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Died: Jul 15, 1916
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around 1891 - Aug 18, 1916
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around 1883 - Oct 29, 1918
William A Davie
Born: around 1926
Tennessee, United States
William C Davie
Born: around 1905
New York, United States
William B Jr Davie
Born: around 1918
California, United States
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Born: around 1921
Illinois, United States
William H Davie
Born: around 1916
Florida, United States

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Sep 26, 1927 - Mar 20, 1996
Ronald K Davie
Dec 17, 1948 - Jun 17, 1997
Charles E Davie
Apr 24, 1922 - Jun 3, 1992
Henry J Davie
Died: Sep 18, 1940
William R Davie
Dec 31, 1969 - Jun 6, 1981
John E Davie
Jul 7, 1917 - Apr 29, 1993
William B Davie
Died: Nov 29, 1909
Leona Davie
May 29, 1915 - Jan 27, 1966
George Robert Davie
Sep 5, 1928 - Oct 16, 1981
Charles F Davie Jr
Dec 6, 1933 - Aug 28, 1992
Robert D Davie
Mar 21, 1928 - Nov 3, 1991
Willie Davie
Dec 31, 1969 - Feb 22, 1981

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