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Dragica Ceković Pislak (born 1927)

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Dragica (Ceković) Pislak
1927
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1927
Banova Jaruga
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Dragica Ceković Pislak was born in 1927 at Banova Jaruga. Her maiden name is Ceković and she married into the Pislak family. According to her family tree, Dragica was mother to 3 children. She married Stanko Pislak, and they had children Darko Pislak, Jadranka Pislak Kapitan, and Srećko Pislak.
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Dragica Ceković Pislak was born in 1927 at Banova Jaruga. According to her family tree, Dragica was mother to 3 children. She married Stanko Pislak, and they had children Darko Pislak, Jadranka Pislak Kapitan, and Srećko Pislak.
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In 1927, in the year that Dragica Ceković Pislak was born, the first "talkie" (a movie with music, songs, and talking), The Jazz Singer, was released. Al Jolson starred as a cantor's son who instead of following in his father's footsteps as expected, becomes a singer of popular songs. Banished by his father, they reconcile on his father's deathbed. It was a tear-jerker and audiences went wild - especially when they heard the songs. Thus begun the demise of silent films and the rise of "talkies".

In 1931, 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 1953, on January 20th, Dwight D. Eisenhower became the 34th President of the United States. Formerly the 1st Supreme Allied Commander Europe in World War II, Eisenhower had never previously held a political office.

In 1964, on February 9th, the Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show. 73 million people watched - although the Beatles couldn't be heard because of the loud screaming of the female teenage audience.

In 1992, on April 29th, riots began in Los Angeles after the "Rodney King" verdict was issued. Four LAPD officers had been accused of using excessive force (assault) on African-American Rodney King, who had been stopped for drunk driving. The beating had been videotaped. Their acquittal sparked a 6 day riot in Los Angeles.

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