Wafa Darwazeh (1932 - 2009)

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Wafa Darwazeh
1932 - 2009
updated February 06, 2019
Wafa Darwazeh was born on August 1, 1932. Wafa died on August 14, 2009 at age 77. We know that Wafa Darwazeh had been residing in San Rafael, Marin County, California.

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Wafa Darwazeh passed away on August 14, 2009 at age 77. Wafa was born on August 1, 1932. There is no information about Wafa's family or relationships. We know that Wafa Darwazeh had been residing in San Rafael, Marin County, California.
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In 1932, in the year that Wafa Darwazeh was born, five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1955, when this person was 23 years old, in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

In 1969, this person was 37 years old when on January 20th, Richard M. Nixon became the 37th President of the United States. Previously the Vice President to President Eisenhower, Nixon was the only President to resign in office - in his second term.

In 1984, by the time this person was 52 years old, 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 1990, Wafa was 58 years old when after 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela, the leader of the movement to end South African apartheid was released on February 11th 1990.

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