Willie Bland (1928 - 1984)

Willie Bland
1928 - 1984
updated February 06, 2019
Willie Bland was born on August 26, 1928. He died in November 1984 at 56 years old. We know that Willie Bland had been residing in Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin 53403.

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Willie Bland died in November 1984 at age 56. He was born on August 26, 1928. We have no information about Willie's family or relationships. We know that Willie Bland had been residing in Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin 53403.
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1928 - 1984 World Events

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In 1928, in the year that Willie Bland was born, Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1939, when he was only 11 years old, in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

In 1942, when he was only 14 years old, on November 28th at 10:15p, a nightclub in Boston, the Cocoanut Grove, caught fire. The origins of the fire are unknown but it killed 492 people - the deadliest nightclub fire in U.S. history. Hundreds more were injured. The disaster was so shocking that it replaced World War II in the headlines and lead to reforms in safety standards and codes.

In 1967, when he was 39 years old, on November 7th, President Johnson signed legislation passed by Congress that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which would later become PBS and NPR. The legislation required CPB to operate with a "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature".

In 1984, in the year of Willie Bland's passing, due to outrage about "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" (it seemed too "dark" to many and it was rated PG), a new rating was devised - PG-13. The first film rated PG-13 was "Red Dawn".

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Other Willie Blands

around 1919 - Unknown
around 1924 - Unknown
around 1924 - Unknown
around 1923 - Unknown
around 1914 - Unknown
around 1919 - Unknown
around 1914 - Unknown
around 1921 - Unknown
around 1928 - Unknown
around 1928 - Unknown
Jun 6, 1941 - Jan 6, 1984
around 1915 - Apr 25, 1944
around 1891 - Nov 7, 1894
around 1956 - Unknown
Sep 15, 1893 - December 1979
Sep 23, 1896 - September 1981
Oct 27, 1907 - August 1985
Dec 20, 1912 - Oct 28, 2000
Jul 16, 1896 - August 1990
Feb 23, 1922 - Jan 23, 1994

Other Blands

Dec 19, 1923 - Mar 15, 1999
May 26, 1923 - January 1980
Aug 20, 1909 - May 1985
Oct 1, 1897 - Nov 15, 1987
Sep 30, 1928 - March 1986
Aug 7, 1930 - Oct 1, 2009
Mar 4, 1932 - May 7, 2004
May 12, 1891 - September 1962
Jan 15, 1895 - January 1983
May 17, 1918 - Nov 2, 1993
Jan 10, 1938 - Nov 4, 1996
Oct 5, 1930 - October 1984
Feb 16, 1907 - Jan 30, 1998
Dec 13, 1935 - Apr 21, 2007
Dec 3, 1895 - May 1971
Nov 2, 1939 - Dec 15, 1987
Jul 5, 1938 - Jun 22, 2009
Oct 25, 1897 - November 1977
Feb 2, 1908 - Dec 17, 2005
Oct 1, 1916 - April 1982

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Aug 6, 1913 - May 15, 1995
Oct 30, 1927 - Jul 29, 2005
Aug 4, 1928 - Mar 16, 2006
Feb 3, 1929 - May 28, 2009
Aug 16, 1928 - Aug 13, 2003
Mar 19, 1927 - Dec 25, 2003
Feb 21, 1928 - Jan 17, 1985
Oct 3, 1904 - December 1973
Jan 23, 1929 - March 1980
May 12, 1930 - Apr 10, 2009
Mar 11, 1905 - November 1983
Jul 8, 1931 - November 1980
Oct 29, 1929 - Jul 1, 1999
Nov 2, 1928 - September 1992
Apr 4, 1929 - Dec 27, 2010
May 6, 1900 - June 1982
Jan 16, 1927 - May 9, 2009
May 19, 1927 - Feb 28, 1994
Dec 22, 1900 - July 1977
Mar 2, 1929 - Jul 4, 2001
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