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Helen Kerrigan Mego-Hepner (born 1936)

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Helen Kerrigan (Mego) Hepner
1936
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July 4, 1936
Red Bank, Monmouth County, New Jersey United States
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Helen Kerrigan Mego-Hepner was born on July 4, 1936 in Red Bank, New Jersey United States. Her maiden name is Mego and she married into the Hepner family. According to her family tree, Helen was mother to 1 child. She married Richard Frank Hepner, and they had a child Jessica Lynn Hepner.
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Helen Kerrigan Mego-Hepner was born on July 4, 1936 in Red Bank, New Jersey United States. According to her family tree, Helen was mother to 1 child. She married Richard Frank Hepner, and they had a child Jessica Lynn Hepner.
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In 1936, in the year that Helen Kerrigan Mego-Hepner was born, on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

In 1959, on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

In 1960, on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

In 1970, on May 1st, US troops invaded Cambodia, expanding the Vietnam War. The invasion of Cambodia was a Nixon policy, although it was argued against by both his Secretary of State and his Secretary of Defense.

In 1983, physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

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