Willie Thelma Adams (1927 - 1982)

Willie Thelma Adams
1927 - 1982
updated February 06, 2019
Willie Thelma Adams, father to 5 children, was born on July 26, 1927. Willie's partner was Willis Jeffers Norviel, and they gave birth to Michael Stanley Norviel, Kathy Gail Norviel-Tarbous, Darla Sue Norviel-Como, Adam Kent Norviel, and Tanya Danette Norviel-Gordon. He died on March 24, 1982 at Tupelo, MS hospital at age 54.
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Willie Thelma Adams, father to 5 children, passed away on March 24, 1982 at Tupelo, MS hospital at age 54. He was born on July 26, 1927. Willie's partner was Willis Jeffers Norviel, and they gave birth to Michael Stanley Norviel, Kathy Gail Norviel-Tarbous, Darla Sue Norviel-Como, Adam Kent Norviel, and Tanya Danette Norviel-Gordon.
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In 1927, in the year that Willie Thelma Adams was born, in September, the Columbia Broadcasting System (later called CBS) became the second national radio network in the U.S. The first broadcast was a presentation by the Howard Barlow Orchestra from radio station WOR in Newark, New Jersey.

In 1942, he was only 15 years old when due to World War II, automobile production in the United States was stopped on February 1st. A tire rationing program had begun the month before. Detroit - the main hub of car manufacturing - was ordered to free up assembly lines for military production. The president of the Automobile Manufacturers Association said “The automotive industry is in this war all the way". Some dealerships had to close and others expanded their repair shops. The used car market boomed (as did a black market in used cars).

In 1958, he was 31 years old when on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

In 1977, Willie was 50 years old when on January 21st, President Carter pardoned "draft dodgers" - men who avoided the draft during the Vietnam War. He fulfilled a campaign promise with the pardon. But it only applied to civilian evaders - the estimated 500,000 to 1 million active-duty personnel who went AWOL were not included.

In 1982, in the year of Willie Thelma Adams's passing, on June 30th, time ran out on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The Amendment had only received 35 of the necessary 38 state ratifications. First sent to the states in 1972, the Amendment stated that "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex".

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