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Nancy Reagan

US First Lady Nancy Reagan

Profession: US First Lady

United States of America

Biography: Actress and wife to US President Ronald Reagan.

Born: July 6, 1921
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer

Died: March 6, 2016 (aged 94)

Married Life

  • 1952-03-08 Future US President Ronald Reagan (41) marries Nancy Davis (30) at the Little Brown Church in San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles

Historical Events

  • 1946-06-08 Raymond Scott and Bernard Hanighen's musical "Lute Song", starring Mary Martin, Yul Brenner, and Nancy Davis, and directed by John Houseman, closes at Plymouth Theater, NYC, after 142 performances
  • 1986-07-05 Nancy Reagan cuts a red, white and blue ribbon to reopen Statue of Liberty after refurbishment
  • 1987-10-17 US First Lady Nancy Reagan undergoes a modified radical mastectomy
  • 1991-04-05 Kitty Kelley publishes an unauthorized biography of former US First Lady Nancy Reagan

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