Margaret E (Mulligan) O’rourke (1930 - 2020)

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Margaret E (Mulligan) O’rourke
1930 - 2020
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June 11, 1930
New York, New York United States
Death
March 22, 2020
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Margaret E (Mulligan) O’rourke was born on June 11, 1930 in New York, New York. She was born into the Mulligan family and married into the O’rourke family. According to her family tree, she married James M Orourke in May 1950 in . She died on March 22, 2020 at age 89.
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Margaret E (Mulligan) O’rourke died on March 22, 2020 at age 89. She was born on June 11, 1930 in New York, New York. According to her family tree, she married James M Orourke in May 1950 in .

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In 1930, in the year that Margaret E (Mulligan) O’rourke was born, on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1945, she was merely 15 years old when on May 7th, the Supreme Court ruled in the case of Jewell Ridge Coal Corp. v. United Mine Workers of America. The Court ruled that the underground travel time of coal miners was compensable work time under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

In 1966, she was 36 years old when on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

In 1981, she was 51 years old when on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

In 1990, Margaret was 60 years old when after 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela, the leader of the movement to end South African apartheid was released on February 11th 1990.

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