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Reagan, Ronald Wilson

Born: 1911 AD
Died: 2004 AD
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1911 – Born on February 6, in Tampico, Illinois. US movie actor and Republican politician.

 

1937 – 1951 – Starred in movies "Brother Rat" (as Dan Crawford in 1938), "Knute Rockne, All American" (as George "the Gipper" Gipp in 1940), "Bedtime for Bonzo" (as Peter Boyd 1951).

 

1947-1952, 1959-1960 – President of Screen Actors Guild.

 

1966 – 1975 – Governor of California.

 

1976 – Candidate for Republican presidential nomination.

 

1981 – 1989 – 40th president of US.

 

1981 – Survived assassination attempt by John Hinckley Jr.

 

         – Promoted supply-side economics and pursued policy of federal tax reduction, higher interest rates, and deficit spending.

 

1983 – Sent US troops to protect Americans and oust Marxist regime in Grenada

 

1985 – 1986 – Met with Mikhail Gorbachev at arms summits in Geneva and Reykjavik with Mikhail Gorbachev, signed Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty 1987.

 

1990 – Co-wrote memoir "Where’s the Rest of Me? The Ronald Reagan Story" 1965, wrote memoir "An American Life: The Autobiography".

 

2004 – Died on June 5 in Bel-Air, California.