Helen Wicart

(1904 - 1988)

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Helen Wicart
1904 - 1988
Born
April 26, 1904
Death
February 1988
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Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia 22207
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Helen Wicart was born on April 26, 1904. She died in February 1988 at 83 years old. We know that Helen Wicart had been residing in Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia 22207.
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Helen Wicart died in February 1988 at 83 years of age. She was born on April 26, 1904. There is no information about Helen's surviving family. We know that Helen Wicart had been residing in Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia 22207.

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In 1904, in the year that Helen Wicart was born, the United States acquired the Panama Canal Zone. Now an unincorporated territory of the U.S., the Canal Zone had been previously held by the French, who were constructing a canal. The U.S. took over the construction of the Panama Canal and it was finally finished in 1914, when it was opened to commercial shipping. The United States held the Canal Zone until 1979.

In 1912, when she was merely 8 years old, Arizona was admitted to the United States in February (on Valentine's Day). It became the 48th state in the Union. Previously a Spanish - then Mexican - territory, the U.S. paid $15 million dollars for the area in 1848. Arizona was the last of the contiguous states to be admitted to the United States.

In 1957, when she was 53 years old, on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1960, at the age of 56 years old, Helen was alive when on September 26th, the first televised debate for a Presidential campaign in the United States - Kennedy vs Nixon - was held. Seventy million people watched the debate on TV. The debate pre-empted the very popular Andy Griffith Show.

In 1988, in the year of Helen Wicart's passing, on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

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