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Perry Dean Preston 



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Perry Dean Preston
10/21/1964 - 12/2/1992
Perry Dean Preston was born on October 21, 1964 in Lavonia, Georgia and died on December 2, 1992 in Atlanta, Georgia. He lived to be 28 years old.

Parents are Jan and Lloyd Preston. Married April 21, 1990.
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1 1965 The first "space walk" was completed by the Soviet Union
7 1971 The first unmanned spacecraft hit Mars and was launched by the Soviet Union
10 1974 Discovery of "Lucy" in Africa, an almost complete hominid skeleton over 3 million years old, only 3 and a half feet tall but having adult teeth, a small brain, walked upright
11 1975 Invention of the CAT scanner (computerized axial tomography)
15 1979 First "test tube baby" from artificial insemination
17 1981 AIDS is identified by scientist; The first reusable space shuttle, Columbia, is sent into space.
22 1986 Moments after liftoff the space shuttle Challenger explodes, killing size astronauts and a New Hampshire teacher.
25 1989 An asteroid comes relatively close to colliding with the earth
26 1990 Hubble Space Telescope launched; optical defect discovered and repaired later in 1993.
5 1969 NEWS HEADLINES: In July, the U.S. becomes the first nation to land astronauts on the moon. Neil Armstrong becomes the first man to step on the lunar surface.
6 1970 NEWS HEADLINES: U.S. forces invade Cambodia and the Vietnam War continues to escalate. Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix die of drug overdoses. Four Kent State University students are killed during a Vietnam War protest.
13 1977 NEWS HEADLINES: Star Wars is released and becomes the biggest ticket selling movie of all time.
20 1984 NEWS HEADLINES: The first Macintosh computer with a mouse is launched and begins the computer age as it is shortly followed by the first PC and Microsoft.
28 1992 NEWS HEADLINES: The "World Wide Web" (Internet) became available for home use through college and university sponsored "freenets".
2 1966 The Black Panther party is founded.
3 1967 Martin Luther King leads an anti Vietnam protest in New York; The American Indian Movement is founded; Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King are assassinated; Three Apollo astronauts are killed in a fire on the launch pad.
7 1971 Charles Manson is found guilt of murder.
8 1972 Break-in at the Democratic headquarters sets of the Watergate Scandal.
9 1973 The Vietnam War peace pacts were signed in Paris and the last of the American forces finally leave Vietnam.
13 1977 Jimmy Carter, a Democrat from GA, is elected president.
17 1981 Ronald Reagan is elected president. He will serve two terms. (Republican)
23 1987 President Reagan and Soviet leader Gorbachev meet in Washington and sign an agreement calling for the dismantling of all Soviet and US missiles.
23 1987 January 24 - approximately 20,000 protesters march through Cummings, Georgia in all White Forsyth County.
25 1989 George Bush is elected president. (Republican)
25 1989 The Berlin Wall falls uniting communist East Germany and capitalistic West Germany
26 1990 Iraq (Sadam Hussein) invades Kuwait causing the U.N. to impose sanctions. This leads to the Gulf War.
28 1992 North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is formed.
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