Tommy Kono bio

Birth Name: Tommy Kono

Occupation: Weight Lifter

Place Of Birth: California

Date Of Birth:June 27, 1930

Date Of Death: April 24, 2016

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown


Tommy Kono was born on the 27th of June, 1930. He was known for being a Weight Lifter. Olympic weightlifter for the U.S. team who won gold medals at the 1952 Summer Olympics and the 1956 Summer Olympics.

Tommy Kono was born in California. He spent three years of his youth at the Tule Lake Internment Camp. He set over 20 world records during the period in which he won the World Weightlifting Championships 6 straight times.

Tommy Kono was a Cancer and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Tommy Kono 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.

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

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Tommy Kono was born in the Year of the Horse.

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REAL NAME:Tommy Kono
AGE GENERATION:Silent Generation



Zodiac Sign: Tommy Kono was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Tommy Kono was born in the Year of the Rat. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: Tommy Kono had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

Tommy Kono’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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