J I. Retana (born 1959)

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J I Retana
1959
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Travis County, Texas
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J I. Retana was born c. 1959. According to his family tree, he married Gloria (Silva) Retana on February 7, 1983 in Texas. We know that J I. Retana had been residing in Travis County, Texas.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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J I. Retana was born c. 1959. According to his family tree, he married Gloria (Silva) Retana on February 7, 1983 in Texas. We know that J I. Retana had been residing in Travis County, Texas.
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In 1959, in the year that J I. Retana was born, 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 1961, on April 17th, about 1,000 CIA trained Cuban exiles invaded Cuba with the intention of igniting a rebellion and overthrowing Castro. They were defeated within three days. Although the operation began under Eisenhower, Kennedy approved it and the operation, named the Bay of Pigs for the beach where they landed, was a humiliation for the United States.

In 1971, in March, Congress passed the Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which lowered the voting age to 18 (from 21). It was a response to the criticism that men could fight at 18, but not vote for the policies and politicians who sent them to war. The states quickly ratified the Amendment and it was signed into law on July 1st by President Richard Nixon.

In 1984, due to outrage about "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" (it seemed too "dark" to many and it was rated PG), a new rating was devised - PG-13. The first film rated PG-13 was "Red Dawn".

In 1990, on April 24th, the Hubble telescope was launched into space after long delays due to the Challenger explosion. An optical flaw was found within weeks of launch but was fixed within three years. The discoveries made possible by the Hubble have contributed to scientists' understanding of the universe.

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