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Gerta E Rhodes (1931 - 2001)

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Gerta E Rhodes
1931 - 2001
Born
November 7, 1931
Death
July 29, 2001
Last Known Residence
Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California 90803
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Gerta E Rhodes of Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California was born on November 7, 1931, and died at age 69 years old on July 29, 2001.
Updated: October 3, 2011
Biography ID: 6747635

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Gerta Rhodes passed away at age 69 years old on July 29, 2001. Gerta E Rhodes of Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California was born on November 7, 1931.

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Gerta E Rhodes lived 2 years shorter than the average Rhodes family member when they died at the age of 69.
The average age of a Rhodes family member is 71.
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1931 - 2001 World Events

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In 1931, in the year that Gerta E Rhodes was born, in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

In 1954, when this person was 23 years old, 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 1966, at the age of 35 years old, Gerta was alive when on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

In 1972, this person was 41 years old when on September 5th, the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, with the assistance of German neo-nazis, kidnapped and killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich. The attackers crept into the Olympic Village and abducted the athletes while they were sleeping. A German policeman was also killed.

In 1991, this person was 60 years old when on January 16th, Allied forces began the first phase of Operation Desert Storm. Saddam Hussein's forces had previously invaded the sovereign state of Kuwait and the focus of the operation was to remove his Iraqi troops from Kuwait. On February 24th, the ground war began. Within 100 hours, American ground troops declared Kuwait liberated.

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