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Kathy Jespersen (1955 - 1978)

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Kathy Jespersen
1955 - 1978
Born
November 23, 1955
Queens County, New York, United States
Death
September 1978
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Massapequa Park, Nassau County, New York 11762
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Kathy Jespersen was born on November 23, 1955 in New York, United States. She died in September 1978 at 22 years old. We know that Kathy Jespersen had been residing in Massapequa Park, Nassau County, New York 11762.
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Updated: September 22, 2022
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Kathy Jespersen was born in Queens New York, and when she died at the young age of 22, she had been living in Massapequa Park, New York. Kathy seemed to have been a lifelong resident of the state of New York.
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Kathy Jespersen passed away in September 1978 at 22 years of age. She was born on November 23, 1955 in New York, United States. We are unaware of information about Kathy's immediate family. We know that Kathy Jespersen had been residing in Massapequa Park, Nassau County, New York 11762.
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In 1955, in the year that Kathy Jespersen was born, on September 30th, movie star James Dean, 24, died in a car accident. He was headed in his new Porsche 550 to a race in Salinas California when, traveling at 85 mph, he collided with a 1950 Ford Tudor, also speeding, driven by a 23 year old college student. Dean died, his passenger and the other driver survived.

In 1960, she was just 5 years old when on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

In 1963, when she was just 8 years old, the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

In 1978, in the year of Kathy Jespersen's passing, on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

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