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It was on this day in 1950.

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On this day in 1973, former White House counsel John W. Dean (above) 
told the Senate Watergate Committee about an "enemies list" that was
kept by the Nixon White House.

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Patrons at the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City’s Greenwich Village, clashed with police. This incident is considered to be the birth of the gay
rights movement.

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John Uhler "Jack" Lemmon III
(February 8, 1925 – June 27, 2001)

Lemmon was an eight time Academy Award nominee, with two
wins. He starred in over 60 films, such as Some Like It Hot
(1959)
The
Apartment (1960), and Mister Roberts (for which he won
the 1955
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor).



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1989

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FIRST HEARD ON THIS DAY IN 1933

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The Kraft Program
debuted June 26, 1933, as a musical-variety program
featuring orchestra leader
Paul Whiteman sponsored by Kraft Food
products. During its first year the show went through a series of name
changes, including Kraft Musical Revue, until it finally settled on
Kraft
Music Hall
in 1934. Whiteman remained the host until December 6, 1935
when
Ford Bond became the announcer. Bing Crosby took over as the 
master of ceremonies January 2, 1936. He hosted the show until May 9,
1946.

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Al Jolson (Asa Yoelson)
(May 26, 1886 – October 23, 1950)

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HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST WORLD NEWS

today in history

Tim maguire
TIM MAGUIRE

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It was on this day in 1945.

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On this day in 2000.

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The first section of the boardwalk in Atlantic City, NJ, was opened
to the public on this day in 1870.

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The boardwalk today.

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Charlie Chaplin’s comedy "The Gold Rush" premiered
in Hollywood on this day in 1925.

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Georgia Hale & Charlie Chaplin in The Gold Rush.

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CARLY SIMON IS 72 TODAY

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Carly Elisabeth Simon was born in The Bronx, New York City New York.

Singer, songwriter, and musician Carly Simon released the hit song
"You’re So Vain," which was listed at #72 on the Billboard’s Hot 100’s
list of the top 100 songs from the chart’s first fifty years, from 1958
through 2008. She also recorded "Nobody Does It Better," and "Let
the River Run," among others. She and her sister were briefly
part of the duo the Simon Sisters.

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TIME FOR A COOL ONE!

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