Claire Bloom (born 1931)

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Patricia Claire Blume
1931 - living
updated January 17, 2020
Claire Bloom was born on February 15, 1931 in England. We know that Claire Bloom had been residing in England United Kingdom.

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Patricia Claire Blume Biography

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Most Commonly Known Name

Claire Bloom

First name

Patricia

Middle name

Claire

Maiden name

Unknown.

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Nickname(s) or aliases

Claire Bloom

Gender

Female

Birth

Patricia Blume was born on in England United Kingdom

Ethnicity & Lineage

Latvin-Russian

Nationality & Locations Lived

British

Religion

Jewish

Last Known Residence

England United Kingdom

Education

Badminton, Cone, Central School of Dramatic Art

Professions

Actress

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Claire Bloom graciously helped me with my memorial page for my idol, Donald Madden. She generously took time to write a lovely tribute to him. Her kindness is a rarity and I am grateful for her help.
Mar 01, 2019 · Reply
Actor Donald Madden THOROUGHLY enjoyed working with her in "A Doll's House" and "Hedda Gabler". He felt their acting styles were similar, regimented and very disciplined.
Oct 21, 2018 · Reply

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1931 World Events

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In 1931, in the year that Claire Bloom was born, on May 1st, the Empire State Building opened in New York City. At 1,454 feet (including the roof and antenna), it was the tallest building in the world until the World Trade Center's North Tower was built in 1970. (It is now the 34th tallest.) Opening at the beginning of the Great Depression, most of the offices in the Empire State Building remained unoccupied for years and the observation deck was an equal source of revenue and kept the building profitable.

In 1959, on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

In 1960, on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

In 1974, on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

In 1990, on April 24th, the Hubble telescope was launched into space after long delays due to the Challenger explosion. An optical flaw was found within weeks of launch but was fixed within three years. The discoveries made possible by the Hubble have contributed to scientists' understanding of the universe.

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