Willie Boone (1921 - 1986)

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Gulfport, Harrison County, Mississippi

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M. Boone

M. Boone

Ruth C Boone

Ruth C Boone

Ruth C Boone

Ruth C Boone

Ruth C Boone

Ruth C Boone

Earlene P.Boone

Earlene P.Boone

Phillip E Boone Jr

Phillip E Boone Jr

Eulalia (Boone) Jamison

Eulalia (Boone) Jamison

Beulah Boone, James & Diana Farrell

Beulah Boone, James & Diana Farrell

Beulah Bea Boone

Beulah Bea Boone

Lillian Boone

Lillian Boone

Grave of Albert Daniel Boone, AZ

Grave of Albert Daniel Boone, AZ

Anna Boone Family, WI

Anna Boone Family, WI

Oscar & Anna Boone Family WI 1961

Oscar & Anna Boone Family WI 1961

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Allen Boone circa 1880 M. Boone Ruth C Boone Ruth C Boone

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1921 - In the year that Willie Boone 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.

1930 - When he was only 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.

1959 - At the age of 38 years old, Willie was alive when on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

1975 - He was 54 years old 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.

1986 - In the year of Willie Boone'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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Willie Boone died in March 1986 at age 64. There is no listed cause of death. He was born on June 2, 1921. We have no information about Willie's immediate family. We know that Willie Boone had been residing in Gulfport, Harrison County, Mississippi.

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