Hall J Shanen (1915 - 2004)

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Hall J Shanen
1915 - 2004
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June 2, 1915
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August 24, 2004
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Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada 89104
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Hall J Shanen was born on June 2, 1915. He died on August 24, 2004 at age 89. We know that Hall J Shanen had been residing in Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada 89104.
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Hall J Shanen passed away on August 24, 2004 at 89 years of age. He was born on June 2, 1915. We are unaware of information about Hall's immediate family. We know that Hall J Shanen had been residing in Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada 89104.

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In 1915, in the year that Hall J Shanen was born, The Birth of a Nation opened in February. A silent film, it was the most ambitious film to date and is considered a classic. Three hours long, it starred Lillian Gish and was directed by D. W. Griffith. The movie was based on the book The Clansman and told the story of two families (one pro-Union and one pro-Confederate) and their relationship during the Civil War and Reconstruction. The KKK was shown as "a heroic force".

In 1953, Hall was 38 years old when actress and comedian Lucille Ball gave birth to Desi Arnaz, Jr on January 19th. On the same day on "I Love Lucy", the fictional Little Ricky was born as well. Baby Desi graced the cover of the first TV Guide magazine with a headline that read ""Lucy's $50,000,000 baby" - because the commercial revenue from his birth was expected to be that amount.

In 1976, he was 61 years old when The United States celebrated the Bicentennial of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It was a year long celebration, with the biggest events taking place on July 4th.

In 1983, he was 68 years old when "crack" cocaine was developed in the Bahamas and spread to the United States. Previously, cocaine had been cut with other substances, diluting it. Crack was 80% pure and therefore was more addictive. It was also cheaper, making it more easily available to low income neighborhoods.

In 1994, he was 79 years old when on May 6th, the Channel Tunnel or "Chunnel" was officially opened. The Chunnel is a railway tunnel beneath the English Channel that connects Great Britain to mainland France. Original plans for such a tunnel were developed in 1802 and approved by Napoleon Bonaparte but the British rejected the plan fearing that Napoleon would use the railway to invade.

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