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Doris W Lay (1921 - 2005)

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Doris W Lay
1921 - 2005
Born
August 23, 1921
Death
August 28, 2005
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Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida 32502
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Doris W Lay was born on August 23, 1921. She died on August 28, 2005 at 84 years of age. We know that Doris W Lay had been residing in Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida 32502.
Updated: November 1, 2011
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Doris W Lay died on August 28, 2005 at 84 years of age. She was born on August 23, 1921. We are unaware of information about Doris' surviving family. We know that Doris W Lay had been residing in Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida 32502.
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In 1921, in the year that Doris W Lay was born, hugely popular Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, silent film star, was arrested for rape and manslaughter after an actress died following a party at his house. He was acquitted after three trials and the jury wrote a formal letter apologizing for the charges, but his career never recovered. His films were at first banned - the ban was lifted after a year - and he was mostly ostracized by the community. He died at 46..

In 1959, at the age of 38 years old, Doris was alive when 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 1977, at the age of 56 years old, Doris was alive when on May 25th, Star Wars premiered in theaters. Eventually, it became the highest-grossing film of all time - until E.T. surpassed it a few years later. It was an immediate hit with theatergoers.

In 1985, when she was 64 years old, in May, a paper published in Nature by three British scientists reported that a huge hole was discovered in the ozone layer over the Antarctic. It was much larger than expected and is due to the use of manmade chemicals.

In 1999, she was 78 years old when on January 1st, the Euro became the new official single currency of the eurozone. It was used by Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Spain and has since spread in use. Daily, over 337 million Europeans use the euro.

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