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Luz Valcourt (1928 - 2011)

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Luz Valcourt
1928 - 2011
Born
July 4, 1928
Death
May 2, 2011
Last Known Residence
New York, New York County, New York 10029
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Luz Valcourt of New York, New York County, New York was born on July 4, 1928, and died at age 82 years old on May 2, 2011.
Updated: October 5, 2011
Biography ID: 15506543

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Luz Valcourt passed away at age 82 years old on May 2, 2011. Luz Valcourt of New York, New York County, New York was born on July 4, 1928.

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Luz Valcourt lived 13 years longer than the average Valcourt family member when she died at the age of 82.
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1928 - 2011 World Events

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In 1928, in the year that Luz Valcourt was born, Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1932, Luz was merely 4 years old when five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1947, when she was 19 years old, in June, the Marshall Plan was proposed to help European nations recover economically from World War II. It passed the conservative Republican Congress in March of 1948. After World War I, the economic devastation of Germany caused by burdensome reparations payments led to the rise of Hitler. The Allies didn't want this to happen again and the Marshall Plan was devised to make sure that those conditions didn't arise again.

In 1962, by the time she was 34 years old, 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 1986, when she was 58 years old, on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

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