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Mario Ortiz (1920 - 1983)

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Mario Ortiz
1920 - 1983
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November 25, 1920
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October 1983
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Uvalde, Uvalde County, Texas 78801
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Mario Ortiz was born on November 25, 1920. He died in October 1983 at 62 years of age. We know that Mario Ortiz had been residing in Uvalde, Uvalde County, Texas 78801.
Updated: November 8, 2011
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Mario Ortiz passed away in October 1983 at 62 years old. He was born on November 25, 1920. There is no information about Mario's family or relationships. We know that Mario Ortiz had been residing in Uvalde, Uvalde County, Texas 78801.
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In 1920, in the year that Mario Ortiz was born, Italian born factory worker Nicola Sacco and fish peddler Bartolomeo Vanzetti were picked up by police on May 5th in connection with the April 15th murder and robbery of a guard and a paymaster at the Slater and Morrill Shoe Company in South Braintree, Mass. Although in later years they were thought to be innocent, they were anarchists and were convicted of the crime and put to death.

In 1940, Mario was 20 years old when in July, Billboard published its first Music Popularity Chart. Top recordings of the year were Tommy Dorsey's "I'll Never Smile Again" (vocal Frank Sinatra) - 12 weeks at the top, Bing Crosby's "Only Forever" - 9 weeks at the top, and Artie Shaw's "Frenesi" - 12 weeks at the top.

In 1953, at the age of 33 years old, Mario was alive when on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

In 1973, by the time he was 53 years old, on January 28th, the Paris Peace Accord was signed - supposedly ending the Vietnam War. Hostilities continued between North and South Vietnam and the U.S. continued to bomb. But by August 15, 1973, 95% of American troops had left Vietnam. The war ended in 1975 with the fall of Saigon.

In 1983, in the year of Mario Ortiz's passing, physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

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