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William E Watson (1932 - 1996)

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William E Watson
1932 - 1996
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August 10, 1932
Death
August 21, 1996
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Moreno Valley, Riverside County, California 92555
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William E Watson was born on August 10, 1932. He died on August 21, 1996 at 64 years old. We know that William E Watson had been residing in Moreno Valley, Riverside County, California 92555.
Updated: November 8, 2011
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William E Watson passed away on August 21, 1996 at 64 years old. He was born on August 10, 1932. There is no information about William's family or relationships. We know that William E Watson had been residing in Moreno Valley, Riverside County, California 92555.
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In 1932, in the year that William E Watson 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 1955, by the time he was 23 years old, on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

In 1960, by the time he was 28 years old, on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

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 1996, in the year of William E Watson's passing, on July 5th, the first cloned mammal - "Dolly the Sheep" - was born in Scotland. She had three mothers. Dolly lived to be 6 years old and produced 6 lambs. Since, other sheep have been cloned as well as horses, pigs, deer, and bulls.

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