Jean Gorman (1940 - 1979)

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Jean Gorman
1940 - 1979
November 20, 1940
January 1979
Jean Gorman was born on November 20, 1940. She died in January 1979 at 38 years old.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Jean Gorman passed away in January 1979 at 38 years of age. She was born on November 20, 1940. We are unaware of information about Jean's immediate family.

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In 1940, in the year that Jean Gorman was born, on September 16th, the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, was enacted - the first peacetime draft in U.S. history. Men between 21 and 36 were required to register with their draft boards. When World War II began, men between 18 and 45 were subject to service and men up to 65 were required to register.

In 1956, when she was 16 years old, on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

In 1959, she was 19 years old when on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1966, Jean was 26 years old when on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

In 1979, in the year of Jean Gorman's passing, on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

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