Rita Garinger (1927 - 1979)

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Rita Garinger
1927 - 1979
updated February 06, 2019
Rita Garinger was born on April 17, 1927. She died in July 1979 at 52 years of age. We know that Rita Garinger had been residing in Canada.


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Rita Garinger died in July 1979 at age 52. She was born on April 17, 1927. We have no information about Rita's family. We know that Rita Garinger had been residing in Canada.
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In 1927, in the year that Rita Garinger was born, aviator and media darling Charles Lindbergh, age 25, made the first successful solo TransAtlantic flight. "Lucky Lindy" took off from Long Island in New York and flew to Paris, covering  3,600 statute miles and flying for 33 1⁄2-hours. His plane "The Spirit of St. Louis" was a fabric-covered, single-seat, single-engine "Ryan NYP" high-wing monoplane designed by both Lindbergh and the manufacturer's chief engineer.

In 1935, she was only 8 years old when on August 14, the Social Security Act was signed into law. The purpose was to "provide federal assistance to those unable to work". The law established the Social Security Administration whose primary focus was to "provide aid for the elderly, the unemployed, and children". The Act survived many Supreme Court challenges and the Administration continues until today.

In 1956, Rita was 29 years old when on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

In 1960, when she was 33 years old, on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

In 1979, in the year of Rita Garinger's passing, on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

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Jul 4, 1920 - May 20, 2001
Denver, CO
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Feb 8, 1877 - April 1964
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Stella Garinger
Mar 16, 1897 - November 1975
Columbia, Missouri
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Feb 11, 1899 - Oct 12, 1993
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