William Edward Parks (1932 - 2006)

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Burial / Funeral

Corinth National Cemetery
Section B Site 643,
1551 Horton Street, Corinth, Ms

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Corinth, Alcorn County, Mississippi

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: PFC
Wars/Conflicts: Korea

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1932 - In the year that William Edward Parks 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.

1953 - By the time he was 21 years old, on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

1983 - At the age of 51 years old, William was alive when physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

1986 - William was 54 years old when on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

1987 - At the age of 55 years old, William was alive when on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

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William Edward Parks passed away on April 21, 2006 at age 73. No cause of death has been listed. He was buried in Corinth National Cemetery Section B Site 643, Corinth, Ms. He was born on September 20, 1932. We have no information about William's family or relationships.

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