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Dorothea Terry (1928 - 1995)

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Dorothea Terry
1928 - 1995
Born
January 22, 1928
Death
June 3, 1995
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Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts 02119
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Dorothea Terry was born on January 22, 1928. She died on June 3, 1995 at age 67. We know that Dorothea Terry had been residing in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts 02119.
Updated: October 7, 2011
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Dorothea Terry passed away on June 3, 1995 at 67 years of age. She was born on January 22, 1928. There is no information about Dorothea's immediate family. We know that Dorothea Terry had been residing in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts 02119.
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1928 - 1995 World Events

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In 1928, in the year that Dorothea Terry was born, Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1958, when she was 30 years old, on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

In 1966, when she was 38 years old, on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

In 1979, at the age of 51 years old, Dorothea was alive when on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

In 1995, in the year of Dorothea Terry's passing, on October 16th, the Million Man March took place on the National Mall in Washington DC. The March was organized to address "the ills of black communities and call for unity and revitalization of African American communities". An estimated 850,000 people attended.

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