Dorothy Horchak (1925 - 1988)

Dorothy Horchak
1925 - 1988
updated February 06, 2019
Dorothy Horchak was born on July 1, 1925. She died on March 14, 1988 at age 62. We know that Dorothy Horchak had been residing in Gibbsboro, Camden County, New Jersey 08026.
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Dorothy Horchak passed away on March 14, 1988 at age 62. She was born on July 1, 1925. We have no information about Dorothy's immediate family. We know that Dorothy Horchak had been residing in Gibbsboro, Camden County, New Jersey 08026.
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In 1925, in the year that Dorothy Horchak was born, on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

In 1931, by the time she was merely 6 years old, 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 1965, she was 40 years old when on March 8th, the first US combat troops arrived in Vietnam. The 3500 Marines joined 23,000 "advisors" already in South Vietnam. By the end of the year, 190,000 American soldiers were in the country.

In 1975, by the time she was 50 years old, in January, Popular Mechanics featured the Altair 8800 on it's cover. The Altair home computer kit allowed consumers to build and program their own personal computers. Thousands were sold in the first month.

In 1988, in the year of Dorothy Horchak's passing, on December 21st, Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie Scotland. The explosion killed all 259 people on board and another 11 on the ground. The flight had left Heathrow Airport in London less than an hour before, on its way to New York. After an exhaustive (and long) investigation it came to be believed that two individuals from Libya had planted the bomb.

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