Lenke Braun (1918 - 1987)

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Lenke Braun
1918 - 1987
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February 5, 1918
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December 23, 1987
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Brooklyn, Kings County, New York 11231
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Lenke Braun was born on February 5, 1918. Lenke died on December 23, 1987 at age 69. We know that Lenke Braun had been residing in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York 11231.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Lenke Braun passed away on December 23, 1987 at age 69. Lenke was born on February 5, 1918. We have no information about Lenke's immediate family. We know that Lenke Braun had been residing in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York 11231.

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In 1918, in the year that Lenke Braun was born, on November 11th, an armistice was signed between the Allies and Germany, ending the fighting on the Western Front in World War I. This meant a complete defeat of Germany although Germany never formally surrendered. It took another six months of negotiations to sign an actual peace treaty between the warring parties.

In 1930, this person was just 12 years old when as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

In 1946, by the time this person was 28 years old, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

In 1961, at the age of 43 years old, Lenke was alive when on August 13th, East Germany began erection of what would become the Berlin Wall between East and West Berlin. In one day, they installed barbed wire entanglements and fences (called Barbed Wire Sunday in Germany). On August 17th, the first concrete elements and large blocks were put in place.

In 1987, in the year of Lenke Braun's passing, on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

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