William L Bridge (1922 - 1986)

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Burial / Funeral

Willamette National Cemetery
Section D Site 6406,
11800 Se Mt. Scott Boulevard, Portland, Or

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Last Known Residence

Seattle, King County, Washington

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Branch of service: Us Navy
Rank attained: BM2
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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L

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1922 - In the year that William L Bridge was born, on November 4th, British Egyptologists George Carnarvon and Howard Carter unearthed the first step leading to King Tutankhamen's tomb in the Valley of the Kings. By the end of the month they had unearthed the steps and broken through the door into the intact tomb. This was the only tomb that had remained unlooted that had been found (and is, to date). Filled with gold, jewels, and ancient everyday items, the find was priceless - in terms of money and history.

1975 - At the age of 53 years old, William was alive 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.

1980 - By the time he was 58 years old, on December 8th, ex-Beatle John Lennon was shot and killed by Mark David Chapman in front of his home - the Dakota - in New York City. Chapman was found guilty of murder and still remains in jail.

1981 - By the time he was 59 years old, on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

1986 - In the year of William L Bridge's passing, 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.

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William L Bridge passed away on February 4, 1986 at 63 years of age. No cause of death has been entered. He was buried in Willamette National Cemetery Section D Site 6406, Portland, Or. He was born on July 22, 1922. There is no information about William's family. We know that William L Bridge had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington.

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