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Leora Adams (1929 - 1999)

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Leora Adams
1929 - 1999
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September 23, 1929
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July 30, 1999
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Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey 07304
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Leora Adams was born on September 23, 1929. She died on July 30, 1999 at 69 years old. We know that Leora Adams had been residing in Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey 07304.
Updated: October 6, 2011
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Leora Adams died on July 30, 1999 at age 69. She was born on September 23, 1929. There is no information about Leora's family. We know that Leora Adams had been residing in Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey 07304.
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In 1929, in the year that Leora Adams was born, on October 29th (Black Tuesday), the stock market crashed in the United States. Billions of dollars were lost and some investors committed suicide as a result, having lost their fortunes. This ushered in the 12 year, worldwide Great Depression.

In 1939, she was only 10 years old when in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

In 1966, by the time she was 37 years old, 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 1982, she was 53 years old when on September 14th, Princess Grace of Monaco (American actress Grace Kelly), 52, died of injuries when her car plunged off a mountain road. Her 17 year old daughter, Stephanie, was also in the car and suffered serious injuries but recovered. It's believed that the accident was caused when Princess Grace, who was driving, had a mild stroke.

In 1997, by the time she was 68 years old, on June 26th, the first Harry Potter book by J. K. Rowling was released. "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" was an immediate success and spawned not only sequels but also movies, video games, plays, and amusement park attractions. J.K. Rowling, at the time of the first book a poor single mother, has become a multi-billionaire.

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