Willis W Collins (1907 - 1995)

Willis W Collins
1907 - 1995
updated February 06, 2019
Willis W Collins was born on September 22, 1907. He died in February 1995 at age 87. We know that Willis W Collins had been residing in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma 73162.
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Willis W Collins died in February 1995 at 87 years of age. He was born on September 22, 1907. There is no information about Willis's family or relationships. We know that Willis W Collins had been residing in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma 73162.
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In 1907, in the year that Willis W Collins was born, the showman Florenz Ziegfeld introduced his Ziegfeld Follies. Ziegfeld was inspired by the Folies Bergère of Paris and the show was a step up from the then current vaudeville shows. The top entertainers of the time played in the Follies but the stars were the Ziegfeld girls - beautiful chorus girls in elaborate costumes. For almost a quarter of a century, the Ziegfeld follies were the toast of Broadway.

In 1939, Willis was 32 years old when 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 1940, at the age of 33 years old, Willis was alive when on September 16th, the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, was enacted - the first peacetime draft in U.S. history. Men between 21 and 36 were required to register with their draft boards. When World War II began, men between 18 and 45 were subject to service and men up to 65 were required to register.

In 1951, at the age of 44 years old, Willis was alive when on June 25th, CBS began broadcasting in color. There were well over 10 million televisions by that time. The first show in color was a musical variety special titled "Premiere". Hardly anyone had a color TV that could see the show.

In 1995, in the year of Willis W Collins's passing, on October 16th, the Million Man March took place on the National Mall in Washington DC. The March was organized to address "the ills of black communities and call for unity and revitalization of African American communities". An estimated 850,000 people attended.

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c. 1926 - Unknown
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c. 1917 - Unknown
c. 1900 - Unknown
c. 1945 - Unknown
c. 1943 - Unknown
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c. 1944 - Unknown
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Sep 23, 1889 - April 1976
May 18, 1919 - Sep 11, 1999
Nov 4, 1872 - July 1962
Jul 22, 1934 - Jun 3, 2004
Sep 20, 1923 - Mar 19, 2008

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Jul 21, 1944 - May 31, 2011
Oct 18, 1944 - Dec 29, 2005
Jun 17, 1942 - Mar 29, 1998
Jan 12, 1899 - Dec 29, 1991
Aug 14, 1947 - Oct 21, 2010
Mar 31, 1947 - Aug 25, 2006
Feb 15, 1949 - May 1977
Sep 30, 1890 - March 1969
Oct 6, 1947 - Aug 2, 1995
May 5, 1950 - Dec 28, 1970
Sep 7, 1893 - December 1979
Nov 6, 1912 - Mar 30, 1991
Mar 21, 1952 - January 1994
Jul 6, 1905 - Apr 28, 1993
Jun 6, 1918 - Apr 19, 2003
May 19, 1955 - Aug 27, 1995
Jul 19, 1923 - Apr 15, 1991
Sep 29, 1962 - Jan 28, 1997
Jul 17, 1950 - Oct 20, 2004

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Jan 27, 1881 - April 1965
Jul 29, 1938 - May 28, 2009
Sep 6, 1909 - June 1967
Nov 15, 1939 - May 5, 2010
Nov 27, 1940 - Jun 12, 2010
Jan 3, 1906 - Jun 23, 1996
May 4, 1924 - Nov 27, 2010
Jul 26, 1941 - September 1976
Jul 9, 1940 - Oct 5, 2003
Aug 15, 1921 - Apr 14, 1994
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