Ray Dolby

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Birth Name: Ray Dolby

Occupation: Entrepreneur

Place Of Birth: Portland

Date Of Birth: January 18, 1933

Date Of Death: September 12, 2013

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Ray Dolby was born on the 18th of January, 1933. He was famous for being a Entrepreneur. Engineer who invented the noise-reduction sound system that bore his name. He founded Dolby Laboratories.

Ray Dolby was born in Portland. He worked on the prototype of the VCR while studying for his degree at Stanford University. He was included on the Forbes 400 list of wealthiest people in the world in 2008.

Ray Dolby was a Capricorn and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Ray Dolby was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Ray Dolby is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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Ray Dolby’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Ray Dolby’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Ray Dolby kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Ray Dolby was born in the Year of the Rooster.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Ray Dolby
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH SIGN: Capricorn
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Ray Dolby was a Capricorn. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are being responsible, disciplined, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Ray Dolby was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others.

Ruling Planet: Ray Dolby had a ruling planet of Saturn and has a ruling planet of Saturn and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Saturn. Saturn is a planet of commitment and responsibility, but also restriction and delay. People who are born with Saturn as the ruling planet are disciplined and are hard workers.

Ray Dolby’s birth sign is Capricorn and he had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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