Regina Kopaz (1920 - 1976)

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Regina Kopaz
1920 - 1976
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January 18, 1920
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April 1976
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Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania 19134
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Regina Kopaz was born on January 18, 1920. She died in April 1976 at age 56. We know that Regina Kopaz had been residing in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania 19134.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Regina Kopaz passed away in April 1976 at age 56. She was born on January 18, 1920. There is no information about Regina's family. We know that Regina Kopaz had been residing in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania 19134.

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In 1920, in the year that Regina Kopaz was born, on January 1, over 6000 people were arrested and put in prison because they were suspected of being communists. . Many had to be released in a few weeks and only 3 guns were found in their homes. The U.S. Department of Justice "red hunt" netted thousands of "radicals" and suspected "communists" and aliens were deported. But the "hunt" ended after Attorney General Palmer forecast a massive radical uprising on May Day and the day passed without incident.

In 1932, she was merely 12 years old when on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

In 1949, when she was 29 years old, comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

In 1965, at the age of 45 years old, Regina was alive when on March 8th, the first US combat troops arrived in Vietnam. The 3500 Marines joined 23,000 "advisors" already in South Vietnam. By the end of the year, 190,000 American soldiers were in the country.

In 1976, in the year of Regina Kopaz's passing, The United States celebrated the Bicentennial of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It was a year long celebration, with the biggest events taking place on July 4th.

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