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William J Hnatuk (1919 - 1999)

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William J Hnatuk
1919 - 1999
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July 19, 1919
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November 18, 1999
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Lakewood, Ocean County, New Jersey 08701
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William J Hnatuk was born on July 19, 1919. He died on November 18, 1999 at age 80. We know that William J Hnatuk had been residing in Lakewood, Ocean County, New Jersey 08701.
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William J Hnatuk passed away on November 18, 1999 at 80 years of age. He was buried in Bg William C Doyle Vet's Mem Cem Section N Site 5269, Wrightstown, New Jersey . He was born on July 19, 1919. There is no information about William's family or relationships. We know that William J Hnatuk had been residing in Lakewood, Ocean County, New Jersey 08701.
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In 1919, in the year that William J Hnatuk was born, in the summer and early autumn, race riots erupted in 26 U.S. cities, resulting in hundreds of deaths and even more people being badly hurt. In most cases, African-Americans were the victims. It was called the "Red Summer". Men who were returning from World War I needed jobs and there was competition for those jobs among the races. Tension was heightened by the use by many companies of blacks as strikebreakers.

In 1943, when he was 24 years old, on September 3rd, the Armistice of Cassibile was signed in Sicily. Under the terms of the Armistice, Italy surrendered to the Allied Powers. After the Armistice was made public on September 8th, Germany attacked and occupied Italy. It took 20 months of fighting for the Allies to reach the northern borders of Italy.

In 1968, by the time he was 49 years old, on April 4th, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader, was shot and killed by an assassin in Memphis. James Earl Ray was apprehended and plead guilty to shooting Dr. King. Ray died in jail in 1998.

In 1978, he was 59 years old when on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

In 1988, at the age of 69 years old, William was alive when on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

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