Dora I Dana (1915 - 2003)

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Dora I Dana
1915 - 2003
updated February 06, 2019
Dora I Dana was born on February 23, 1915. She died on June 29, 2003 at 88 years old. We know that Dora I Dana had been residing in Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona.

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Dora I Dana died on June 29, 2003 at 88 years old. She was born on February 23, 1915. There is no information about Dora's immediate family. We know that Dora I Dana had been residing in Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona.
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1915 - 2003 World Events

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In 1915, in the year that Dora I Dana was born, Audrey Munson, playing a model for a sculptor in the film "Inspiration", became the first actress to shed her clothes on screen. Fearing that banning the film would mean that censors would also have to "ban Renaissance art" the film was released, with Munson in the nude scenes and a stand-in doing the acting. (Munson had previously been "America's First Supermodel" and posed nude as the model for many famous artworks.) The film was a hit with audiences.

In 1945, when she was 30 years old, in October, automobile production in the United States for private consumers was allowed to resume. It took a while for car makers to get those new cars to buyers - they had to once again change their manufacturing plants, this time from war production to peacetime.

In 1967, at the age of 52 years old, Dora was alive when on November 7th, President Johnson signed legislation passed by Congress that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which would later become PBS and NPR. The legislation required CPB to operate with a "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature".

In 1981, she was 66 years old when on January 20th, Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States. He ran against the incumbent, Jimmy Carter, and won 50.7% of the popular vote to Carter's 41.0%.

In 1998, Dora was 83 years old when on December 19th, the House of Representatives initiated impeachment charges against U.S. President Bill Clinton. He was subsequently acquitted of these charges by the Senate on February 12th.

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