Stuart Gray

July 1956–29 September 1979 (Age 23)
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Stuart

Stuart Gray was born in July 1956, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. He died on 29 September 1979, at the age of 23.

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World Events (3)

1957 · Scottish Television starts broadcasting.
Age 1
Scottish Television was founded by Roy Thomson, the owner of a Canadian newspaper, when he bought the Theatre Royal in Glasgow. Thomson invited Rai Purdy, a Canadian television producer, to become the station's first head of programming. In the months leading up to opening night, Purdy pledged that the new channel would provide first class entertainment. Today it still broadcasts first class entertainment and is the second oldest franchise in Scotland but the Largest of the three ITV franchises in Scotland.
1973
Age 17
The UK joins the European Economic Community.
1979
Age 23
The Conservative politician Margaret Thatcher becomes prime minister. She begins to introduce free-market policies.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for someone with gray hair or a gray beard, from Old English græg ‘gray’. In Scotland and Ireland it has been used as a translation of various Gaelic surnames derived from riabhach ‘brindled’, ‘gray’ ( see Reavey ). In North America this name has assimilated names with similar meaning from other European languages.2 English and Scottish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Graye in Calvados, France, named from the Gallo-Roman personal name Gratus, meaning ‘welcome’, ‘pleasing’ + the locative suffix -acum.3 French and Swiss French: habitational name from Gray in Haute-Saône and Le Gray in Seine-Maritime, both in France, or from Gray-laville in Switzerland, or a regional name from the Swiss canton of Graubünden.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Reavey
Grays
Grey
Grice

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