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Blanch Kubiak (1911 - 1980)

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Blanch Kubiak
1911 - 1980
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April 27, 1911
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January 1980
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Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15203
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Blanch Kubiak was born on April 27, 1911. She died in January 1980 at age 68. We know that Blanch Kubiak had been residing in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15203.
Updated: October 6, 2011
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Blanch Kubiak passed away in January 1980 at age 68. She was born on April 27, 1911. We are unaware of information about Blanch's surviving family. We know that Blanch Kubiak had been residing in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15203.
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In 1911, in the year that Blanch Kubiak was born, British physicist Ernest Rutherford (born in New Zealand), along with German physicist Hans Geiger, discovered the structure of an atom. He found that atoms had nuclei (a nucleus) and were circled by electrons, much as planets orbit the sun.

In 1947, she was 36 years old when on November 25th, the Hollywood "Black List" was created by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). Ten Hollywood writers and directors had refused to testify to the Committee regarding "Communists" or "Reds" in the movie industry. The next day, the blacklist was created and they were fired.

In 1956, Blanch was 45 years old when this was the year that the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, became an international sensation. He began the year as a regional favorite and ended the year with 17 recordings having been on the Billboard’s Top 100 singles chart, 11 TV appearances, and a movie. Elvis scandalized adults and thrilled teens.

In 1971, Blanch was 60 years old when in March, Congress passed the Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which lowered the voting age to 18 (from 21). It was a response to the criticism that men could fight at 18, but not vote for the policies and politicians who sent them to war. The states quickly ratified the Amendment and it was signed into law on July 1st by President Richard Nixon.

In 1980, in the year of Blanch Kubiak's passing, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

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