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Carolina Lagnese (1898 - 1988)

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Carolina Lagnese
1898 - 1988
Born
January 4, 1898
Death
June 17, 1988
Last Known Residence
Westbury, Nassau County, New York 11590
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Carolina Lagnese of Westbury, Nassau County, New York was born on January 4, 1898, and died at age 90 years old on June 17, 1988.
Updated: October 3, 2011
Biography ID: 9288432

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Westbury, Nassau County, New York 11590
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Carolina Lagnese passed away at age 90 years old on June 17, 1988. Carolina Lagnese of Westbury, Nassau County, New York was born on January 4, 1898.

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Carolina Lagnese lived 12 years longer than the average Lagnese family member when she died at the age of 90.
The average age of a Lagnese family member is 78.
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1898 - 1988 World Events

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In 1898, in the year that Carolina Lagnese was born, magnate and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil Company controlled 84% of the oil and pipelines in the United States. Rockefeller grew Standard Oil through the merger of several other small oil companies throughout the U.S., creating a monopoly.

In 1931, she was 33 years old when in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

In 1943, when she was 45 years old, on March 31st, the Broadway musical Oklahoma! opened. Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II (the first of their string of successful collaborations), audiences loved it. The musical ran for 2,212 performances originally and was made into a movie in 1954.

In 1955, she was 57 years old when in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

In 1988, in the year of Carolina Lagnese's passing, on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

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