Shirley M Gilles (1931 - 2007)

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Shirley M Gilles
1931 - 2007
February 24, 1931
August 15, 2007
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Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada 89123
Shirley M Gilles was born on February 24, 1931. She died on August 15, 2007 at 76 years old. We know that Shirley M Gilles had been residing in Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada 89123.
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Shirley M Gilles passed away on August 15, 2007 at age 76. She was born on February 24, 1931. We are unaware of information about Shirley's family or relationships. We know that Shirley M Gilles had been residing in Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada 89123.

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In 1931, in the year that Shirley M Gilles was born, on May 1st, the Empire State Building opened in New York City. At 1,454 feet (including the roof and antenna), it was the tallest building in the world until the World Trade Center's North Tower was built in 1970. (It is now the 34th tallest.) Opening at the beginning of the Great Depression, most of the offices in the Empire State Building remained unoccupied for years and the observation deck was an equal source of revenue and kept the building profitable.

In 1959, by the time she was 28 years old, on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

In 1969, Shirley was 38 years old when in August, a previously planned small concert turned into a (free) more than 400,000 strong gathering of attendees and bands at Max Yasgur's farm in upstate New York - now called Woodstock. Just some of the 32 acts: Richie Havens, Joe Cocker, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Joan Baez, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Jefferson Airplane, Country Joe, Santana, The Band, and Sly and the Family Stone.

In 1984, at the age of 53 years old, Shirley was alive when due to outrage about "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" (it seemed too "dark" to many and it was rated PG), a new rating was devised - PG-13. The first film rated PG-13 was "Red Dawn".

In 1992, she was 61 years old when on February 1st, US President George Bush and President Boris Yeltsin of Russia jointly announced an end to the Cold War, proclaiming a new era of "friendship and partnership". At Camp David in Maryland, they reviewed ways to jointly reduce nuclear arms and support reforms in Russia but no agreement was reached at that meeting.

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