Willie Lampkins (1931 - 1988)

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Willie Lampkins
1931 - 1988
updated February 06, 2019
Willie Lampkins was born on August 24, 1931. He died on July 6, 1988 at 56 years of age. We know that Willie Lampkins had been residing in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan 48235.


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Willie Lampkins passed away on July 6, 1988 at 56 years of age. He was born on August 24, 1931. We have no information about Willie's family. We know that Willie Lampkins had been residing in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan 48235.
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1931 - 1988 World Events

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In 1931, in the year that Willie Lampkins was born, in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

In 1959, when he was 28 years old, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1962, by the time he was 31 years old, on February 20th, Lt. Col. John H. Glenn, Jr. became the first American to orbit the Earth. The Friendship 7 flew three times around the earth in 4 hours and 55 minutes. At age 77, Glenn returned to space - the oldest person to fly in space.

In 1979, when he was 48 years old, on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

In 1988, in the year of Willie Lampkins's passing, on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

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Jul 22, 1955 - May 1982
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Nov 12, 1953 - May 1, 2006
Jacksonville, FL
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Mar 13, 1930 - Jul 21, 2005
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Aug 9, 1943 - Apr 14, 2006
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Sep 15, 1907 - Mar 4, 1975
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Aug 17, 1914 - April 1993
Chicago, IL
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May 31, 1921 - Sep 5, 2008
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Aug 30, 1897 - September 1970
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Eddie Lampkins
Jan 2, 1911 - Mar 10, 1996
Chicago, IL
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Jun 24, 1936 - Mar 31, 2001
Sycamore, IL
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Aug 15, 1935 - Jul 15, 1989
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Nov 12, 1915 - Oct 4, 2005
Waukegan, IL
Lee Lampkins
Nov 12, 1900 - July 1976
Minonk, Illinois
Hilliard Lampkins
Jan 13, 1892 - November 1969
Chicago, Illinois
Peter J Lampkins
Jul 21, 1907 - Jan 7, 1992
Half Moon Bay, CA
Edith Lampkins
Dec 5, 1907 - May 1981
Chicago, Illinois

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