William R Carlson (1921 - 1993)

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William R Carlson
1921 - 1993
updated February 06, 2019
William R Carlson was born on May 17, 1921. He died on April 17, 1993 at 71 years of age. We know that William R Carlson had been residing in Fenton, Genesee County, Michigan 48430.


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William R Carlson died on April 17, 1993 at 71 years of age. He was born on May 17, 1921. We have no information about William's family or relationships. We know that William R Carlson had been residing in Fenton, Genesee County, Michigan 48430.
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In 1921, in the year that William R Carlson was born, on November 11th, the first burial was held at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. The body of an unknown soldier - selected by Army Sgt. Edward F. Younger who was highly decorated for valor and received the Distinguished Service Cross in "The Great War" - was brought back from France (World War 1) and placed in the newly completed tomb. President Warren G. Harding officiated at the interment ceremonies.

In 1930, by the time he was merely 9 years old, as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

In 1942, when he was 21 years old, on June 17th, Roosevelt approved the Manhattan Project, which lead to the development of the first atomic bomb. With the support of Canada and the United Kingdom, the Project came to employ more than 130,000 people and cost nearly $2 billion. Julius Robert Oppenheimer, a nuclear physicist born in New York, led the Los Alamos Laboratory that developed the actual bomb. The first artificial nuclear explosion took place near Alamogordo New Mexico on July 16, 1945.

In 1981, when he was 60 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".

In 1993, in the year of William R Carlson's passing, on February 26th, a truck bomb exploded in the garage under the North Tower of the World Trade Center. While the bomb didn't do what was planned (collapse the North Tower into the South Tower), it did kill six people and injured thousands of people.

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Jan 1, 1915 - Apr 12, 1994
Battle Creek, MI
Albert Carlson
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Jan 17, 1906 - Dec 9, 2001
Raymondville, TX
Selma Carlson
Sep 4, 1900 - June 1993
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Mar 3, 1893 - July 1971
Port Huron, Michigan
Albert Carlson
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Stockton, Maryland
Norina v Carlson
Aug 12, 1923 - Nov 7, 1999
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Selma Carlson
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Leonard N Carlson
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