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Gloria Speruggia (1928 - 1981)

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Gloria Speruggia
1928 - 1981
Born
January 18, 1928
Death
June 1981
Last Known Residence
Brooklyn, Kings County, New York 11209
Summary
Gloria Speruggia of Brooklyn, Kings County, New York was born on January 18, 1928, and died at age 53 years old in June 1981.
Updated: October 5, 2011
Biography ID: 15354928

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Gloria Speruggia passed away at age 53 years old in June 1981. Gloria Speruggia of Brooklyn, Kings County, New York was born on January 18, 1928.

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Gloria Speruggia lived 21 years shorter than the average Speruggia family member when she died at the age of 53.
The average age of a Speruggia family member is 74.
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1928 - 1981 World Events

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In 1928, in the year that Gloria Speruggia was born, Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1957, Gloria was 29 years old when on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

In 1966, Gloria was 38 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 1979, by the time she was 51 years old, on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

In 1981, in the year of Gloria Speruggia's passing, on January 20th, Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States. He ran against the incumbent, Jimmy Carter, and won 50.7% of the popular vote to Carter's 41.0%.

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