Helen Marks (1918 - 2011)

Helen Marks
1918 - 2011
updated February 06, 2019
Helen Marks was born on October 17, 1918. She died on March 28, 2011 at age 92. We know that Helen Marks had been residing in Homestead, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15120.

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Helen Marks passed away on March 28, 2011 at age 92. She was born on October 17, 1918. We have no information about Helen's family. We know that Helen Marks had been residing in Homestead, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15120.
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In 1918, in the year that Helen Marks was born, following European countries, Daylight Saving Time went into effect in the United States in March. It was an effort to conserve fuel needed to produce electric power. This was a war effort and proved unpopular so in most areas of the United States, Daylight Saving Time ended after World War I. It returned during World War II.

In 1920, when she was merely 2 years old, in September, a bomb exploded in the J.P. Morgan bank building in New York City, killing 30 people immediately - 8 later died due to their injuries - and injuring another 200. Killing more people than the 1910 bombing of the LA Times (the deadliest terrorist act up until then), no one took responsibility and the perpetrators were never found. Italian anarchists were suspected of the bombing.

In 1931, at the age of just 13 years old, Helen was alive when on May 1st, the Empire State Building opened in New York City. At 1,454 feet (including the roof and antenna), it was the tallest building in the world until the World Trade Center's North Tower was built in 1970. (It is now the 34th tallest.) Opening at the beginning of the Great Depression, most of the offices in the Empire State Building remained unoccupied for years and the observation deck was an equal source of revenue and kept the building profitable.

In 1940, when she was 22 years old, in July, Billboard published its first Music Popularity Chart. Top recordings of the year were Tommy Dorsey's "I'll Never Smile Again" (vocal Frank Sinatra) - 12 weeks at the top, Bing Crosby's "Only Forever" - 9 weeks at the top, and Artie Shaw's "Frenesi" - 12 weeks at the top.

In 1997, Helen was 79 years old when on June 26th, the first Harry Potter book by J. K. Rowling was released. "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" was an immediate success and spawned not only sequels but also movies, video games, plays, and amusement park attractions. J.K. Rowling, at the time of the first book a poor single mother, has become a multi-billionaire.

Other Biographies

Other Helen Markses

Unknown - Unknown
Sep 5, 1922 - Oct 5, 2011
Dec 31, 1969 - Mar 14, 1977
Feb 6, 1927 - Jan 29, 2003
around 1869 - Sep 25, 1928
around 1921 - Feb 25, 1928
around 1925 - Apr 10, 1926
around 1926  - Jul 8, 1926
around 1868 - Jun 22, 1911
around 1962 - Unknown
Mar 18, 1910 - January 1985
Jul 28, 1913 - Nov 14, 2003
Feb 8, 1909 - March 1982
Oct 19, 1897 - Jan 15, 1967
Jan 21, 1904 - September 1982
May 14, 1917 - Apr 10, 2006
Feb 12, 1903 - October 1989
May 20, 1908 - May 1976
Oct 1, 1901 - Oct 23, 1989
Dec 11, 1918 - Dec 5, 2002

Other Markses

Jul 13, 1921 - Apr 21, 2001
Jan 21, 1921 - November 1970
Aug 21, 1920 - Aug 6, 1994
Jun 20, 1921 - Jul 18, 1998
Nov 2, 1918 - Feb 14, 1990
Jan 31, 1922 - Jun 6, 1997
Jul 8, 1886 - January 1963
Sep 25, 1909 - Jun 20, 2001
Feb 17, 1922 - Jun 15, 2002
Dec 7, 1926 - October 1981
Oct 6, 1915 - Sep 8, 1999
Oct 31, 1932 - Apr 3, 1995
Oct 5, 1893 - January 1968
Jul 2, 1937 - Jan 9, 2000
Oct 25, 1902 - September 1974
Sep 7, 1909 - December 1966
May 11, 1911 - Mar 1, 1988
Nov 28, 1877 - June 1970
Dec 16, 1946 - Oct 5, 2007
Aug 23, 1904 - May 12, 1993

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Dec 24, 1919 - Nov 22, 2003
Feb 6, 1921 - Dec 18, 2006
May 18, 1917 - Feb 20, 2001
Nov 25, 1902 - June 1992
Nov 27, 1920 - Jul 3, 2000
Mar 24, 1892 - July 1975
Apr 24, 1896 - October 1974
Jul 5, 1920 - Jun 6, 2010
Apr 12, 1919 - Sep 6, 2009
Oct 31, 1902 - January 1978
Mar 7, 1919 - Dec 29, 2000
Nov 14, 1924 - January 1970
Apr 29, 1919 - Mar 7, 2001
Jan 25, 1915 - Sep 25, 1991
Jun 30, 1921 - Mar 3, 2005
Jul 13, 1914 - April 1956
Oct 25, 1920 - Feb 25, 1980
Dec 25, 1908 - Mar 23, 1993
Apr 17, 1919 - Apr 3, 2009
Nov 19, 1919 - Jul 25, 2007
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