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Michael Lena (1921 - 2005)

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Michael Lena
1921 - 2005
Born
August 12, 1921
Death
February 24, 2005
Last Known Residence
East Weymouth, Norfolk County, Massachusetts 02189
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Michael Lena of East Weymouth, Norfolk County, Massachusetts was born on August 12, 1921, and died at age 83 years old on February 24, 2005.
Updated: October 3, 2011
Biography ID: 5943470

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August 12, 1921
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Michael Lena passed away at age 83 years old on February 24, 2005. Michael Lena of East Weymouth, Norfolk County, Massachusetts was born on August 12, 1921.

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Michael Lena lived 11 years longer than the average Lena family member when he died at the age of 83.
The average age of a Lena family member is 72.
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1921 - 2005 World Events

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In 1921, in the year that Michael Lena was born, the silent film The Sheik, directed by George Melford and starring Rudolph Valentino and Agnes Ayres (also featuring Adolphe Menjou) debuted on October 21st. Critics weren't enthusiastic but the public loved it - in the first few weeks 125,000 people had seen the movie - and it eventually exceeded $1 million in ticket sales. And Rudolph Valentino, an Italian American, became the heartthrob of a female generation.

In 1937, at the age of 16 years old, Michael was alive when on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

In 1958, Michael was 37 years old when on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

In 1963, when he was 42 years old, on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

In 1980, Michael was 59 years old when on December 8th, ex-Beatle John Lennon was shot and killed by Mark David Chapman in front of his home - the Dakota - in New York City. Chapman was found guilty of murder and still remains in jail.

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