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Forum: Trivia 15 April 2017, 10:41 PM
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Views: 206,077
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Icon07 Emma Morano, world's oldest person, dies aged 117

Woman, thought to have been the last person left in the world born in the 1800s, dies at her home in northern Italy.
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Forum: Trivia 06 July 2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 206,077
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Icon07 Oldest woman in the United States celebrates 116th birthday

The United States wasn't the only one celebrating a milestone birthday Friday: Gertrude Weaver from south Arkansas turned 116, making her the oldest person in America and second oldest in the world. ...
Forum: Trivia 27 May 2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 206,077
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Cheer Woman among world's oldest turning 115 years young

A Detroit-area woman, a member of a select group of the living to have been born in the 19th century, is celebrating a birthday.

Her 115th.
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Forum: Trivia 15 September 2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 206,077
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Icon81 World's oldest man dies: Salustiano Sanchez was 112

Salustiano Sanchez, 112, was named world's oldest man in June. Shorty, as his friends affectionately referred to him, has died at a nursing home in western New York. His reign lasted three months.
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Forum: Trivia 20 April 2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 206,077
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Japan Oldest living person turns 116 in Japan

The world's oldest living man is marking his 116th birthday and says he still gets up early and reads the newspaper each day.
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Forum: Trivia 02 April 2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 206,077
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Icon220 A woman in our area just turned 108: ...

A woman in our area just turned 108:

http://www.vcstar.com/news/2013/mar/25/thousand-oaks-resident-mary-spingola-turns-108/
Forum: Trivia 02 April 2013, 12:06 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 206,077
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Psychic 15, apparently: ...

15, apparently:

http://www.grg.org/Adams/E.HTM
Forum: Trivia 01 April 2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 206,077
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Icon07 113-year-old woman, formerly oldest American, dies

The oldest person in the United States has died at age 113, just weeks before her 114th birthday.

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/01/oldest-person-dies/2043603/
Forum: Trivia 13 January 2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 206,077
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Japan World's oldest woman dies at 115 in Japan

A Japanese official says a woman in his town near Tokyo who became world's oldest living female just last month has died at 115.
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Forum: Trivia 28 December 2012, 05:22 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 206,077
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Japan Japanese man is world's oldest person

Jiroemon Kimura, already the world's oldest man, is now the world's oldest person after Dina Manfredini of Johnston, Iowa died on December 17 at the age of 115.
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Forum: Trivia 20 April 2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 206,077
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Blow Your Top World’s oldest living man celebrates 115th birthday

Jiroemon Kimura of Kyoto, Japan, the world's oldest living man, celebrated his 115th birthday.

According to the Gerontology Research Group (GRG), an international body that specifically deals in...
Forum: Trivia 27 August 2011, 12:38 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 206,077
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Icon204 World's oldest person turns 115

A Monroe, Ga., woman who Guinness World Records says is the world's oldest person turned 115 and received a plaque from Guinness.
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Forum: Trivia 03 June 2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 206,077
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Icon605 Ohio woman, 100, has bank account dating to 1913

An Ohio woman who just turned 100 years old has taken customer loyalty to the extreme: She's still using a bank savings account that's been around almost as long as she has, since the year before...
Forum: Trivia 15 April 2011, 02:31 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 206,077
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Icon07 World's oldest man dies in Montana at 114

Walter Breuning's earliest memories stretched back 111 years, before home entertainment came with a twist of the radio dial. They were of his grandfather's tales of killing Southerners in the Civil...
Forum: Trivia 25 March 2011, 10:30 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 206,077
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Read This! Guinness shaves years off centenarian

The Guinness Book of World Records says it has disproved an Ohio woman's claim to be 119 years old -- and thus the oldest person now alive.
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Forum: Trivia 11 March 2011, 02:51 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 206,077
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Icon07 Guinness confirms Besse Cooper as world's oldest person

A Guinness World Records representative traveled to a Monroe nursing home to present 114-year-old Besse Cooper her official certificate for being the world's oldest living person.
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Forum: Trivia 02 January 2011, 04:13 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 206,077
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Florida Woman among world's oldest dies at 112

Florida's oldest resident, a 112-year-old woman counted among the world's 25 oldest people by a research group, has died.
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Forum: Trivia 30 December 2010, 05:43 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 206,077
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Cheer A Virginia woman who marked her 109th birthday...

A Virginia woman who marked her 109th birthday days after her 108th Christmas said her longevity is the result of her "happy, normal life."
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Forum: Trivia 05 November 2010, 06:48 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 206,077
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Icon07 East Texas woman oldest person on record at 114

A 114-year-old East Texas woman could now be the oldest person in the world.

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_WORLDS_OLDEST_PERSON?SITE=FLTAM&SECTION=US
Forum: Trivia 25 September 2010, 12:36 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 206,077
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Blow Your Top Henry 'Pop' Brown Sr., 98, saw the birth of 379...

Henry 'Pop' Brown Sr., 98, saw the birth of 379 grandchildren

By the time "Pop," as he was called, died at his home at age 98, he had seen the birth of 10 children and a school's worth of younger...
Forum: Trivia 07 September 2010, 07:11 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 206,077
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Japan Japan's centenarians falling through the cracks

A recent case of a woman accused of collecting the pension of her dead father, who would have been 111, has sparked an effort to account for all the thousands of centenarians on Japan's rolls. As...
Forum: Trivia 16 August 2010, 08:55 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 206,077
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Icon102 Searching for New York’s Oldest, and Finding Them

In a recent scandal in Japan, the authorities were unable to find scores of supposed centenarians, often discovering that their descendants had been improperly collecting benefits in their elders’...
Forum: Trivia 29 July 2010, 06:27 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 206,077
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Japan Man listed as Tokyo's oldest found mummified

A man listed as the oldest living male in Tokyo in fact died some 30 years ago, city officials said after his body was found mummified in his bed.
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Forum: Trivia 27 July 2010, 01:32 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 206,077
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Icon102 Scientists Seek to Tabulate Mysteries of the Aged

Though major snags persist in the study of such a rare group of people, it has yielded interesting numbers about how rare it is to live to 110 — and how likely those who get there are to reach 111,...
Forum: Trivia 08 July 2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 206,077
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Icon07 Georgia claims it has world's oldest person, 130

Authorities in the former Soviet republic of Georgia claim a woman from a remote mountain village has turned 130, making her the oldest person on Earth.
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