Gelena Fridman (1927 - 2003)

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Gelena Fridman
1927 - 2003
December 29, 1927
March 29, 2003
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Brooklyn, Kings County, New York 11218
Gelena Fridman of Brooklyn, Kings County, New York was born on December 29, 1927, and died at age 75 years old on March 29, 2003.
Updated: October 3, 2011

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Gelena Fridman passed away at age 75 years old on March 29, 2003. Gelena Fridman of Brooklyn, Kings County, New York was born on December 29, 1927.

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In 1927, in the year that Gelena Fridman was born, in September, the Columbia Broadcasting System (later called CBS) became the second national radio network in the U.S. The first broadcast was a presentation by the Howard Barlow Orchestra from radio station WOR in Newark, New Jersey.

In 1937, at the age of just 10 years old, Gelena was alive when on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

In 1947, at the age of 20 years old, Gelena was alive when in June, the Marshall Plan was proposed to help European nations recover economically from World War II. It passed the conservative Republican Congress in March of 1948. After World War I, the economic devastation of Germany caused by burdensome reparations payments led to the rise of Hitler. The Allies didn't want this to happen again and the Marshall Plan was devised to make sure that those conditions didn't arise again.

In 1962, Gelena was 35 years old when on August 5th, actress and sex symbol Marilyn Monroe died in Brentwood California. She was ruled to have died from suicide due to a drug overdose. There has been controversy regarding the circumstances ever since, due to her relationships with Jack and Bobby Kennedy.

In 1989, this person was 62 years old when on January 20th, George Herbert Walker Bush became the 41st President of the United States. Previously Ronald Regan's Vice President, he ran against Michael Dukakis and won the popular vote by 53.4% to 45.6%.

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