Nazario Rivera Cruz (1932 - 2009)

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Nazario Rivera Cruz
1932 - 2009
updated February 06, 2019
Nazario Rivera Cruz was born on May 17, 1932. He died on April 4, 2009 at 76 years old. We know that Nazario Rivera Cruz had been residing in San Sebastian, San Sebastian County, PR 00685.

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Nazario Rivera Cruz passed away on April 4, 2009 at 76 years of age. He was born on May 17, 1932. There is no information about Nazario's family or relationships. We know that Nazario Rivera Cruz had been residing in San Sebastian, San Sebastian County, PR 00685.
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In 1932, in the year that Nazario Rivera Cruz was born, five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1946, Nazario was only 14 years old when 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 1954, at the age of 22 years old, Nazario was alive when on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

In 1964, Nazario was 32 years old when on February 9th, the Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show. 73 million people watched - although the Beatles couldn't be heard because of the loud screaming of the female teenage audience.

In 1983, at the age of 51 years old, Nazario was alive when 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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