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Socorro Medina (1953 - 2008)

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Socorro Medina
1953 - 2008
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May 12, 1953
Death
July 16, 2008
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Chicago, Cook County, Illinois 60618
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Socorro Medina was born on May 12, 1953. She died on July 16, 2008 at age 55. We know that Socorro Medina had been residing in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois 60618.
Updated: November 2, 2011
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Socorro Medina died on July 16, 2008 at 55 years of age. She was born on May 12, 1953. We have no information about Socorro's surviving family. We know that Socorro Medina had been residing in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois 60618.
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In 1953, in the year that Socorro Medina was born, on January 20th, Dwight D. Eisenhower became the 34th President of the United States. Formerly the 1st Supreme Allied Commander Europe in World War II, Eisenhower had never previously held a political office.

In 1968, at the age of just 15 years old, Socorro was alive when on June 5th, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles by Sirhan after celebrating his win in the California presidential primary. He died the next day at Good Samaritan Hospital.

In 1970, when she was 17 years old, on May 1st, US troops invaded Cambodia, expanding the Vietnam War. The invasion of Cambodia was a Nixon policy, although it was argued against by both his Secretary of State and his Secretary of Defense.

In 1986, when she was 33 years old, on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

In 1996, at the age of 43 years old, Socorro was alive when on April 3rd, Theodore Kaczynski (nicknamed the Unabomber) was arrested. His mailed or hand-delivered bombs, sent between 1978 and 1995, killed three people and injured 23 others. Diagnosed as suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, Kaczynski is serving 8 life sentences without the possibility of parole.

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