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John Menary (1920 - 1998)

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John Menary
1920 - 1998
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March 10, 1920
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May 21, 1998
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Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico 87112
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John Menary was born on March 10, 1920. He died on May 21, 1998 at age 78. We know that John Menary had been residing in Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico 87112.
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John Menary passed away on May 21, 1998 at 78 years of age. He was buried in Santa Fe National Cemetery Section 5 Site 520, Santa Fe, New Mexico . He was born on March 10, 1920. There is no information about John's immediate family. We know that John Menary had been residing in Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico 87112.
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In 1920, in the year that John Menary was born, 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 1948, he was 28 years old when on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1960, by the time he was 40 years old, 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 1981, John was 61 years old when on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

In 1998, in the year of John Menary's passing, on December 19th, the movie Titanic - based on the 1912 sinking of the ship and starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet - was released. Winning 11 Oscars, it was the first film to gross over a billion dollars and eventually grossed over $2 billion.

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