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Maria L Somers (1946 - 2007)

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Maria L Somers
1946 - 2007
Born
June 21, 1946
Death
September 9, 2007
Last Known Residence
Las Cruces, Dona Ana County, New Mexico 88001
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Maria L Somers of Las Cruces, Dona Ana County, New Mexico was born on June 21, 1946, and died at age 61 years old on September 9, 2007.
Updated: November 11, 2011
Biography ID: 85524224

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Maria Somers passed away at age 61 years old on September 9, 2007. Maria L Somers of Las Cruces, Dona Ana County, New Mexico was born on June 21, 1946.

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Maria L Somers lived 12 years shorter than the average Somers family member when she died at the age of 61.
The average age of a Somers family member is 73.
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1946 - 2007 World Events

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In 1946, in the year that Maria L Somers was born, pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1961, Maria was only 15 years old when on May 5th, Navy Cmdr. Alan B. Shepard, Jr., made the first manned Project Mercury flight, MR-3, in a spacecraft he named Freedom 7. He was the second man to go into space, the first was Yuri Gagarin - a Soviet cosmonaut.

In 1973, at the age of 27 years old, Maria was alive when on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

In 1988, she was 42 years old when on December 21st, Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie Scotland. The explosion killed all 259 people on board and another 11 on the ground. The flight had left Heathrow Airport in London less than an hour before, on its way to New York. After an exhaustive (and long) investigation it came to be believed that two individuals from Libya had planted the bomb.

In 1990, she was 44 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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