Marilyn Reilly (1928 - 1980)

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Marilyn Reilly
1928 - 1980
December 30, 1928
November 1980
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San Marcos, San Diego County, California 92069
Marilyn Reilly was born on December 30, 1928. She died in November 1980 at 51 years of age. We know that Marilyn Reilly had been residing in San Marcos, San Diego County, California 92069.
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Marilyn Reilly died in November 1980 at 51 years of age. She was born on December 30, 1928. There is no information about Marilyn's surviving family. We know that Marilyn Reilly had been residing in San Marcos, San Diego County, California 92069.

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In 1928, in the year that Marilyn Reilly 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 1948, by the time she was 20 years old, on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1962, when she was 34 years old, on October 1st, African-American James H. Meredith, escorted by federal marshals, registered at the University of Mississippi - becoming the first African-American student admitted to the segregated college. He had been inspired by President Kennedy's inaugural address to apply for admission.

In 1971, she was 43 years old when in March, Intel shipped the first microprocessor to Busicom, a Japanese manufacturer of calculators. The microprocessor has since allowed computers to become smaller and faster, leading to smaller and more versatile handheld devices, home computers, and supercomputers.

In 1980, in the year of Marilyn Reilly's passing, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

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