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Mario Andretti - Chronology

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1940 Born on February 28, 1940 in Montona, Italy
1948 Family relocates to a refugee camp in Lucca, Italy following World War II
1955 Andretti family immigrates to the United States
1959 Mario and Aldo Andretti begin driving at the Nazareth Speedway
1959 Aldo Andretti is seriously injured in a racing accident
1961 Marries Dee Ann Hoch
1962 Son Michael is born
1963 Enters first United States Auto Club race in Allentown, Pennsylvania
1964 Wins first United States Auto Club Championship race in Salem, Indiana
1964 Becomes United States citizen
1964 Son Jeff is born
1965 Begins driving for Dean Van Lines
1965 Finishes third in Indianapolis 500 and wins Rookie of the Year award
1965 Wins United States Auto Club National Championship
1966 Wins United States Auto Club National Championship
1969 Wins Indianapolis 500
1969 Wins United States Auto Club National Championship
1969 Daughter Barbara Dee is born
1971 Wins first Formula One race
1978 Wins Formula One World Championship
1981 Comes in second in controversial Indianapolis 500
1984 Wins United States Auto Club National Championship
1985 Finishes second in Indianapolis 500
1992 Four Andrettis (Mario, Michael, Jeff, and John) compete in Indianapolis 500
1993 Wins final Indy car race
1993 Sets fastest qualifying speed at Michigan International Speedway
1994 Retires from open-wheel racing
2002 Joins board of directors for Championship Auto Racing Teams
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about 4 years ago

Who was president when Mario was born?