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Margie M Coplin (1907 - 1992)

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Margie M Coplin
1907 - 1992
Born
January 1, 1907
Death
October 26, 1992
Last Known Residence
Ada, Pontotoc County, Oklahoma 74820
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Margie M Coplin of Ada, Pontotoc County, Oklahoma was born on January 1, 1907, and died at age 85 years old on October 26, 1992.
Updated: November 7, 2011
Biography ID: 65447094

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Ada, Pontotoc County, Oklahoma 74820
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Margie Coplin passed away at age 85 years old on October 26, 1992. Margie M Coplin of Ada, Pontotoc County, Oklahoma was born on January 1, 1907.

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Margie M Coplin lived 13 years longer than the average Coplin family member when she died at the age of 85.
The average age of a Coplin family member is 72.
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In 1907, in the year that Margie M Coplin was born, the Monongah coal mining disaster occurred on December 6th, happening at the Fairmont Coal Company’s No. 6 and No. 8 mines.. Over 361 miners were killed. Because there was no breathing apparatus at the time to help rescuers, recovery efforts were greatly hampered. It is considered the worst mining disaster in American history and led to government oversight in mining practices.

In 1959, she was 52 years old when on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

In 1965, by the time she was 58 years old, on March 8th, the first US combat troops arrived in Vietnam. The 3500 Marines joined 23,000 "advisors" already in South Vietnam. By the end of the year, 190,000 American soldiers were in the country.

In 1988, Margie was 81 years old when on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

In 1992, in the year of Margie M Coplin's passing, on February 1st, US President George Bush and President Boris Yeltsin of Russia jointly announced an end to the Cold War, proclaiming a new era of "friendship and partnership". At Camp David in Maryland, they reviewed ways to jointly reduce nuclear arms and support reforms in Russia but no agreement was reached at that meeting.

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