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Gertrude A Harbeson (1926 - 2002)

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Gertrude A Harbeson
1926 - 2002
Born
October 15, 1926
Death
May 10, 2002
Last Known Residence
Gulf Shores, Baldwin County, Alabama 36542
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Gertrude A Harbeson of Gulf Shores, Baldwin County, Alabama was born on October 15, 1926, and died at age 75 years old on May 10, 2002.
Updated: October 4, 2011
Biography ID: 11193029

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Gertrude Harbeson passed away at age 75 years old on May 10, 2002. Gertrude A Harbeson of Gulf Shores, Baldwin County, Alabama was born on October 15, 1926.

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In 1926, in the year that Gertrude A Harbeson was born, on October 31st, Harry Houdini died in Michigan. Houdini was the most famed magician of his time and perhaps of all time, especially for his acts involving escapes - from handcuffs, straitjackets, chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, and more. He was president of the Society of American Magicians and stringently upheld professional ethics. He died of complications from a ruptured appendix. Although he had received a blow to the area a couple of days previously, the connection between the blow and his appendicitis is disputed.

In 1950, by the time she was 24 years old, on October 2, Charlie Brown appeared in the first Peanuts comic strip - created by Charles Schultz - and he was the only character in that strip. That year, Schultz said that Charlie was 4 years old, but Charlie aged a bit through the years.

In 1966, Gertrude was 40 years old 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 1988, when she was 62 years old, on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

In 1999, Gertrude was 73 years old when on January 1st, the Euro became the new official single currency of the eurozone. It was used by Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Spain and has since spread in use. Daily, over 337 million Europeans use the euro.

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