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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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Indira Gandhi was elected prime minister of India on this day in 1966.

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It was on this day in 2001, upon leaving office, Bill Clinton admitted
to his
false statements concerning his affair with Ms. Lewinsky.   
    
    
    
   

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Dolly Rebecca Parton Dean is 72 years young today.

Dolly Parton is the most honored female country performer
of all time. Achieving 25
Recording Industry Association of
America (RIAA) certified Gold, Platinum, and Multi-Platinum
awards, she has had 25 songs reach No. 1 on the Billboard

country music charts, a record for a female artist (tied with
Reba McEntire). She has 41 career top 10 country albums,
a record for any artist, and she has 110 career charted
singles over the past 40 years.

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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During World War II in this day in 1943, the Soviets announced that
they had broken the Nazi siege of Leningrad, which had began in September of 1941.

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Royal Navy Captain Robert Falcon Scott led two expeditions to the Antarctic regions: the Discovery Expedition (1901–1904) and the ill-
fated
Terra Nova Expedition (1910–1913). On the second venture,
Scott led a party of five which reached the
South Pole on this day
in 1912, four weeks after
Amundsen‘s Norwegian expedition. Scott
and his companions perished on the return trip to camp.

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Captain Robert Scott (June 6, 1868 – March 29, 1912)

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On this day in 1967, Albert DeSalvo, who claimed to be the "Boston Strangler," was convicted in Cambridge, MA, of armed robbery,
assault and sex offenses. He was sentenced to life in prison where
he was killed in 1973 by a fellow inmate.
 

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Joseph Rudyard Kipling (December 30, 1865 – January 18, 1936) 

Kipling was one of the most popular writers in the United Kingdom. He is
regarded as a major innovator in the art of the short story. His children’s
books are classics of children’s literature, and one critic described his
work as exhibiting "a versatile and luminous narrative gift”.
  

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Benjamin Franklin (January 17, 1706 – April 17, 1790)

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On this day in 1945, Soviet and Polish forces liberated Warsaw
during World War II.

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In his farewell address on this day in 1961, President Eisenhower
warned against the rise of "the military-industrial complex."

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More than 6,000 people were killed when an earthquake with a
magnitude of 7.2 devastated the city of Kobe, Japan on this
day in 1995.

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Alphonse Gabriel Capone (January 17, 1899 – January 25, 1947)

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Al Capone was the best known gangster in the 1920’s.

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Muhammad Ali (Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr.) 
(January 17, 1942 – June 3, 2016)

Ali became a boxing icon as well as a peace activist.  He was
known as "The Greatest," recording 56 career wins, 37 of them
by knockout, in his 61 professional bouts. In 1960, he won the
gold medal in the light heavyweight class at the Summer
Olympic Games in Rome. His boxing style was described as
fast, strong, and graceful, and he developed the famous slogan
"Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee."

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President George W. Bush presents the Presidential
Medal of Freedom to boxer Muhammad Ali in 2005.

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HORROR DIRECTOR IS 70 TODAY

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John Howard Carpenter

Director and composer John Carpenter is known for his horror,
thriller and science fiction films. His filmography includes The
Thing (1982), Big Trouble in Little China (1986), Halloween (1978),
Escape from New York (1981) and Starman (1984). He has
composed most of the music for his films. Carpenter made
short horror films on 8mm before high school.

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Carpenter at the keyboard.

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ED DONAHUE

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From the White House, President George H.W. Bush announced the
start of Operation Desert Storm on this day in 1991. The operation
was designed to drive Iraqi forces out of Kuwait.

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Space Shuttle Columbia was launched on this day in 2003. It was
destroyed during re-entry on February 1 and all seven astronauts
on board were killed.

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Prohibition went into effect in the United States on this day in 1920.

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The Shah of Iran and his family fled Iran for Egypt on this day in 1979.

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On this day in 1964, the musical "Hello Dolly!" opened at the St.
James Theatre in New York City.

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