Kathryn E Hanlin (1914 - 1993)

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Kathryn E Hanlin
1914 - 1993
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April 7, 1914
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February 25, 1993
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Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16508
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Kathryn E Hanlin was born on April 7, 1914. She died on February 25, 1993 at 78 years of age. We know that Kathryn E Hanlin had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16508.
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Kathryn E Hanlin passed away on February 25, 1993 at age 78. She was born on April 7, 1914. We are unaware of information about Kathryn's family or relationships. We know that Kathryn E Hanlin had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16508.

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In 1914, in the year that Kathryn E Hanlin was born, in only his second big-screen appearance, Charlie Chaplin played the Little Tramp, his most famous character. The silent film was made in January and released the following year. Of the character, Chaplin said: "On the way to the wardrobe I thought I would dress in baggy pants, big shoes, a cane and a derby hat. I wanted everything a contradiction: the pants baggy, the coat tight, the hat small and the shoes large." The moustache was added to age his 24-year-old face without masking his expressions.

In 1938, at the age of 24 years old, Kathryn was alive when on October 30th, a Sunday, The Mercury Theatre on the Air broadcast Orson Welles' special Halloween show The War of the World's. A clever take on H.G. Wells' novel, the show began with simulated "breaking news" of an invasion by Martians. Because of the realistic nature of the "news," there was a public outcry the next day, calling for regulation by the FCC. Although the current story is that many were fooled and panicked, in reality very few people were fooled. But the show made Orson Welles' career.

In 1962, Kathryn was 48 years old when on February 20th, Lt. Col. John H. Glenn, Jr. became the first American to orbit the Earth. The Friendship 7 flew three times around the earth in 4 hours and 55 minutes. At age 77, Glenn returned to space - the oldest person to fly in space.

In 1985, she was 71 years old when on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

In 1993, in the year of Kathryn E Hanlin's passing, on January 20th, William J. Clinton became the 42nd President of the United States. He beat incumbent George H.W. Bush who was seeking his second term. Clinton won 43.01% of the popular vote to Bush's 37.45%. An independent candidate, Ross Perot, won 18.91% - the most votes for an independent candidate since Teddy Roosevelt's run for President in 1912.

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