William Hopkins

(1945 - 1982)

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William Hopkins
1945 - 1982
Born
March 13, 1945
Death
January 1982
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William Hopkins was born on March 13, 1945. He died in January 1982 at 36 years old.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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William Hopkins died in January 1982 at 36 years old. He was born on March 13, 1945. There is no information about William's immediate family.

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In 1945, in the year that William Hopkins was born, on May 8th, World War II in Europe ended when Germany surrendered. Hitler had committed suicide a week before.

In 1958, he was only 13 years old when on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

In 1965, William was 20 years old when 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 1979, he was 34 years old when on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

In 1982, in the year of William Hopkins's passing, on September 14th, Princess Grace of Monaco (American actress Grace Kelly), 52, died of injuries when her car plunged off a mountain road. Her 17 year old daughter, Stephanie, was also in the car and suffered serious injuries but recovered. It's believed that the accident was caused when Princess Grace, who was driving, had a mild stroke.

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