Ruth Kolb

(1928 - 2008)

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Ruth Kolb
1928 - 2008
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February 19, 1928
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March 27, 2008
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Westport, Brown County, South Dakota 57481
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Ruth Kolb was born on February 19, 1928. She died on March 27, 2008 at 80 years old. We know that Ruth Kolb had been residing in Westport, Brown County, South Dakota 57481.
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Ruth Kolb died on March 27, 2008 at 80 years of age. She was born on February 19, 1928. There is no information about Ruth's family. We know that Ruth Kolb had been residing in Westport, Brown County, South Dakota 57481.

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In 1928, in the year that Ruth Kolb was born, Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1960, Ruth was 32 years old when on September 26th, the first televised debate for a Presidential campaign in the United States - Kennedy vs Nixon - was held. Seventy million people watched the debate on TV. The debate pre-empted the very popular Andy Griffith Show.

In 1976, by the time she was 48 years old, 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.

In 1982, by the time she was 54 years old, on June 30th, time ran out on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The Amendment had only received 35 of the necessary 38 state ratifications. First sent to the states in 1972, the Amendment stated that "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex".

In 1991, she was 63 years old when on December 25th, the Soviet Union flag was lowered and replaced by the Russian tricolor flag. It was the end of the Soviet Union. Mikhail Gorbachev resigned as President of the Soviet Union and Boris Yeltsin became President of the Russian Republic.

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