Gisela G Postlethwait (1933 - 2002)

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Gisela G Postlethwait
1933 - 2002
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February 8, 1933
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May 10, 2002
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Lakewood, Los Angeles County, California 90713
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Gisela G Postlethwait was born on February 8, 1933. She died on May 10, 2002 at 69 years of age. We know that Gisela G Postlethwait had been residing in Lakewood, Los Angeles County, California 90713.
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Gisela G Postlethwait passed away on May 10, 2002 at 69 years of age. She was born on February 8, 1933. There is no information about Gisela's family. We know that Gisela G Postlethwait had been residing in Lakewood, Los Angeles County, California 90713.

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In 1933, in the year that Gisela G Postlethwait was born, on December 5th, the Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified. The 21st Amendment said "The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed." Alcohol was legal again! It was the only amendment to the Constitution approved for the explicit purpose of repealing a previously existing amendment. South Carolina was the only state to reject the Amendment.

In 1944, she was only 11 years old when on December 16th, The Battle of the Bulge began in the Ardennes forest on the Western Front. Lasting for a little over a month, the battle began with a surprise attack by Germany on the Allied forces The U.S. suffered their highest casualties of any operation in World War II - 89,000 were casualties, around 8,600 killed - but Germany also severely depleted their resources and they couldn't be replaced.

In 1951, at the age of 18 years old, Gisela was alive when on June 25th, CBS began broadcasting in color. There were well over 10 million televisions by that time. The first show in color was a musical variety special titled "Premiere". Hardly anyone had a color TV that could see the show.

In 1971, by the time she was 38 years old, in March, Intel shipped the first microprocessor to Busicom, a Japanese manufacturer of calculators. The microprocessor has since allowed computers to become smaller and faster, leading to smaller and more versatile handheld devices, home computers, and supercomputers.

In 1992, she was 59 years old when on February 1st, US President George Bush and President Boris Yeltsin of Russia jointly announced an end to the Cold War, proclaiming a new era of "friendship and partnership". At Camp David in Maryland, they reviewed ways to jointly reduce nuclear arms and support reforms in Russia but no agreement was reached at that meeting.

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