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Debra Kay Luly

Debra Kay (Whitney) Luly (born 1957)
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Debra Kay (Whitney) Luly
June 18, 1957
Pawnee City, Pawnee County
Nebraska, United States 68420
Debra Kay (Whitney) Luly was born on June 18, 1957 in Pawnee City, Pawnee County, Nebraska United States to Thomas Von Whitney and Shirley Jeanette Whitney, and has siblings Daniel Lawrence Whitney and Thomas Dean Whitney. Debra Luly married Michael Walter Luly in 1983 in Pawnee City, Pawnee County, and have children Bryan Thomas Luly, Christopher Michael Luly, and Zachary Robert Luly.

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1957 World Events

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In 1957, in the year that Debra Kay Luly was born, on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

In 1965, the television show "I Spy" premiered in the fall season on NBC. The stars were Bill Cosby and Robert Culp, making Cosby the first African American to headline a television show. Four stations - in Georgia, Florida, and Alabama - refused to air the show.

In 1975, on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

In 1986, on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

In 1997, on June 26th, the first Harry Potter book by J. K. Rowling was released. "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" was an immediate success and spawned not only sequels but also movies, video games, plays, and amusement park attractions. J.K. Rowling, at the time of the first book a poor single mother, has become a multi-billionaire.

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