Thelma Layne (1920 - 1998)

Thelma Layne
1920 - 1998
updated February 06, 2019
Thelma Layne was born on May 9, 1920. She died on October 28, 1998 at age 78. We know that Thelma Layne had been residing in New York, New York County, New York 10040.
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Thelma Layne died on October 28, 1998 at age 78. She was born on May 9, 1920. There is no information about Thelma's family or relationships. We know that Thelma Layne had been residing in New York, New York County, New York 10040.
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In 1920, in the year that Thelma Layne 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 1935, at the age of only 15 years old, Thelma was alive when on September 8th, Louisiana Senator Huey Long was shot by Dr. Carl Weiss. Weiss was shot and killed immediately by Long's bodyguards - Long died two days later from his injuries. Long had received many death threats previously, as well as threats against his family. He was a powerful and controversial figure in Louisiana politics (and probably gained power through multiple criminal acts). His opponents became frustrated with their attempts to oust him and Dr. Weiss was the son-in-law of one of those opponents. His funeral was attended by 200,000 mourners.

In 1957, Thelma was 37 years old when on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1989, when she was 69 years old, on January 20th, George Herbert Walker Bush became the 41st President of the United States. Previously Ronald Regan's Vice President, he ran against Michael Dukakis and won the popular vote by 53.4% to 45.6%.

In 1998, in the year of Thelma Layne's passing, on December 19th, the movie Titanic - based on the 1912 sinking of the ship and starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet - was released. Winning 11 Oscars, it was the first film to gross over a billion dollars and eventually grossed over $2 billion.

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Oct 5, 1906 - February 1976
Aug 29, 1915 - Jul 2, 1997
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Sep 28, 1917 - Jun 2, 2008
Aug 12, 1930 - Feb 15, 2007
Jul 5, 1951 - July 1999
Feb 1, 1905 - January 1981
Jan 1, 1893 - March 1968
Oct 2, 1910 - July 1974
Aug 5, 1917 - March 1984
May 24, 1911 - October 1985
Oct 6, 1901 - September 1973
Sep 22, 1870 - January 1969
Mar 16, 1916 - March 1980
Dec 18, 1905 - Feb 17, 2000
Nov 22, 1918 - Dec 16, 1989
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Mar 27, 1922 - Mar 25, 2001
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