Willie J Stokes (1932 - 1999)

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Willie J Stokes
1932 - 1999
July 6, 1932
February 25, 1999
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Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida 32501
Willie J Stokes was born on July 6, 1932. He died on February 25, 1999 at 66 years of age. We know that Willie J Stokes had been residing in Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida 32501.
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Willie J Stokes died on February 25, 1999 at 66 years of age. He was born on July 6, 1932. We are unaware of information about Willie's family or relationships. We know that Willie J Stokes had been residing in Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida 32501.

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In 1932, in the year that Willie J Stokes was born, on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

In 1967, at the age of 35 years old, Willie was alive when between June 5th and 10th, Israeli and Egypt, Jordan, and Syria fought what came to be called the "Six-Day War". The hostilities began when Israel launched "preemptive" strikes against Egypt, destroying nearly its entire air force. It ended with Israel occupying the Sinai Peninsula, Golan Heights, Gaza Strip and West Bank.

In 1975, at the age of 43 years old, Willie was alive when on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

In 1987, when he was 55 years old, on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

In 1995, when he was 63 years old, on September 3rd, eBay was founded in San Jose California. Beginning as simply a place for Pierre Omidyar's girlfriend (now wife) to share her Pez passion and collection online, the site has become a multibillion-dollar business and operates in 30 countries.

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