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Petey Greene is best known as TV Show Host who has born on January 23, 1931 in Washington, DC. Currently, Petey Greene is 91 years, 10 months and 10 days old. Petey Greene will celebrate 92nd birthday on Monday, 23rd of January 2023. Below the countdown to Petey Greene upcoming birthday.
Remembered for his groundbreaking television show Petey Greene's Washington, which received two Emmy Awards and aired on Washington, D.C.'s WDCA-20 channel during the late 1970s and early 1980s, this popular television personality began his broadcast career as the presenter of a radio program called Rapping With Petey Greene.
After attending only one year of high school classes, he joined the United States Army and fought in the Korean War. Before becoming a radio and TV host, he fought drug addiction and served a prison sentence for armed robbery.
He was a prison reform and civil rights activist off-air, and his popular television program often addressed issues such as drug abuse, poverty, and racism.
When he died of liver cancer in his early fifties, he left behind his wife Judy and his children Melanie, Renee, Ralph Waldo III ("Pine"), and Petra.
He was portrayed by actor Don Cheadle in a 2007 biopic titled Talk To Me.
Petey Greene is 91 years old today.
Petey Greene was born on January 23, 1931 in Washington, DC.
Petey Greene zodiac sign is Aquarius.
Petey Greene was best known as TV Show Host.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Petey Greene's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1960||The bathyscaphe USS Trieste breaks a depth record by descending to 10,911 metres (35,797 ft) in the Pacific Ocean.|
|1961||The Portuguese luxury cruise ship Santa Maria is hijacked by opponents of the Estado Novo regime with the intention of waging war until dictator António de Oliveira Salazar is overthrown.|
|1963||The Guinea-Bissau War of Independence officially begins when PAIGC guerrilla fighters attack the Portuguese army stationed in Tite.|
|1964||The 24th Amendment to the United States Constitution, prohibiting the use of poll taxes in national elections, is ratified.|
|1967||Diplomatic relations between the Soviet Union and Ivory Coast are established.|
|1967||Milton Keynes (England) is founded as a new town by Order in Council, with a planning brief to become a city of 250,000 people. Its initial designated area enclosed three existing towns and twenty one villages. The area to be developed was largely farmland, with evidence of continuous settlement dating back to the Bronze Age.|
|1973||United States President Richard Nixon announces that a peace accord has been reached in Vietnam.|
|1986||The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts its first members: Little Richard, Chuck Berry, James Brown, Ray Charles, Sam Cooke, Fats Domino, The Everly Brothers, Buddy Holly, Jerry Lee Lewis and Elvis Presley.|
|1997||Madeleine Albright becomes the first woman to serve as United States Secretary of State.|
|1998||Netscape announced Mozilla, with the intention to release Communicator code as open source.|
|2001||Five people attempt to set themselves on fire in Beijing's Tiananmen Square, an act that many people later claim is staged by the Communist Party of China to frame Falun Gong and thus escalate their persecution.|
|2002||U.S. journalist Daniel Pearl is kidnapped in Karachi, Pakistan and subsequently murdered.|
|2003||A very weak signal from Pioneer 10 is detected for the last time, but no usable data can be extracted.|
|2018||A 7.9 Mw earthquake occurs in the Gulf of Alaska. It is tied as the sixth-largest earthquake ever recorded in the United States, but there are no reports of significant damage or fatalities.|
|2018||A double car bombing in Benghazi, Libya, kills at least 33 people and wounds "dozens" of others. The victims include both military personnel and civilians, according to local officials.|
|1986||The birth of Marc Laird, Scottish footballer|
|1986||The birth of José Enrique, Spanish footballer|
|1986||The birth of Michael Stevens, American YouTuber and educator|
|1986||The birth of Steven Taylor, English footballer|
|1986||The birth of Sandro Viletta, Swiss skier|
|1987||The birth of Leo Komarov, Finnish ice hockey player|
|1988||The birth of Shaun Kenny-Dowall, Australian-New Zealand rugby league player|
|1990||The birth of Şener Özbayraklı, Turkish footballer|
|1990||The birth of Alex Silva, Canadian wrestler|
|1990||The birth of Martyn Waghorn, English footballer|
|1992||The birth of Reina Triendl, Japanese model and actress|
|1994||The birth of Addison Russell, American baseball player|
|1995||The birth of Luke Bateman, Australian rugby league player|
|1995||The birth of Tuimoala Lolohea, New Zealand rugby league player|
|1998||The birth of XXXTentacion, American rapper (d. 2018)|
|2013||The death of Józef Glemp, Polish cardinal (b. 1929)|
|2013||The death of Peter van der Merwe, South African cricketer and referee (b. 1937)|
|2013||The death of Jean-Félix-Albert-Marie Vilnet, French bishop (b. 1922)|
|2014||The death of Yuri Izrael, Russian meteorologist and journalist (b. 1930)|
|2014||The death of Riz Ortolani, Italian composer and conductor (b. 1926)|
|2015||The death of Ernie Banks, American baseball player and coach (b. 1931)|
|2015||The death of Prosper Ego, Dutch activist, founded the Oud-Strijders Legioen (b. 1927)|
|2015||The death of Abdullah of Saudi Arabia (b. 1924)|
|2016||The death of Jimmy Bain, Scottish bassist (b. 1947)|
|2016||The death of Bobby Wanzer, American basketball player and coach (b. 1921)|
|2017||The death of Bobby Freeman, American singer, songwriter and record producer (b. 1940)|
|2017||The death of Gorden Kaye, English actor (b. 1941)|
|2018||The death of Hugh Masekela, South African trumpeter, composer and singer (b. 1939)|
|2018||The death of Nicanor Parra, Chilean poet (b. 1914)|
|2018||The death of Wyatt Tee Walker, American civil rights activist and pastor (b. 1928)|
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