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Frank Lena (1940 - 1975)

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Frank Lena
1940 - 1975
Born
December 21, 1940
Death
May 1975
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Frank Lena was born on December 21, 1940, and died at age 34 years old in May 1975. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Frank Lena.
Updated: October 3, 2011
Biography ID: 4618074

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Frank Lena passed away at age 34 years old in May 1975. Frank Lena was born on December 21, 1940. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Frank Lena.

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Frank Lena lived 38 years shorter than the average Lena family member when he died at the age of 34.
The average age of a Lena family member is 72.
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1940 - 1975 World Events

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In 1940, in the year that Frank Lena was born, in July, Billboard published its first Music Popularity Chart. Top recordings of the year were Tommy Dorsey's "I'll Never Smile Again" (vocal Frank Sinatra) - 12 weeks at the top, Bing Crosby's "Only Forever" - 9 weeks at the top, and Artie Shaw's "Frenesi" - 12 weeks at the top.

In 1953, he was just 13 years old when on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

In 1954, at the age of just 14 years old, Frank was alive when on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

In 1962, at the age of 22 years old, Frank was alive when on February 20th, Lt. Col. John H. Glenn, Jr. became the first American to orbit the Earth. The Friendship 7 flew three times around the earth in 4 hours and 55 minutes. At age 77, Glenn returned to space - the oldest person to fly in space.

In 1975, in the year of Frank Lena's passing, on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

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