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1963

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Dame Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor
(February 27, 1932 – March 23, 2011)

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Fred McFeely Rogers (March 20, 1928 – February 27, 2003)

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BILL PAXTON HAS DIED AT 61

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William "Bill" Paxton (May 17, 1955 – February 25, 2017)

The actor/director died on Saturday due to complications of
surgery.

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Stars Helen Hunt and Bill Paxton

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THE FIRST DAYTONA 500, A PHOTO FINISH

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Lee Petty #42 and Johnny Beauchamp #73 battle on the last lap
of the first Daytona 500.

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Lee Arnold Petty  (March 14, 1914 – April 5, 2000)

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Lee Petty’s 1959 Daytona 500 photo finish winning Oldsmobile.

The 1959 First Annual 500 Mile NASCAR International Sweepstakes at
Daytona (now known as the 1959 Inaugural Daytona 500) was the second
race of the 1959 NASCAR Grand National (now Monster Energy NASCAR
Cup Series
) season. It was held on February 22, 1959, in front of 41,921
spectators. It was the first race held at the 2.5-mile (4.0 kilometer) Daytona
International Speedway
. The Daytona 500 is regarded as the most important
and prestigious race on the NASCAR calendar. It is also the series’ first race
of the year. With the help of photographs and newsreel footage, Lee Petty,
the father of Richard Petty, was officially declared the winner by NASCAR
founder Bill France, Sr. .

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In 1987, the Tower Commission rebuked President Reagan for
failing to control his national security staff in the wake of the Iran-
Contra affair.

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Johnny Cash (J. R. Cash)  (February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003)

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Antoine "Fats" Domino, Jr. is 89 years old today.

Fats Domino and his family were thought to have perished in
Hurricane Katrina, the 2005 natural disaster that wiped out his
hometown of New Orleans.

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SEAN ASTIN IS 46 YEARS OLD TODAY

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Sean Patrick Astin (Sean Patrick Duke)
was born in Santa Monica, CA.

Astin became known for his portrayal of Samwise Gamgee in
the Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001-2003). He also played
Mikey Walsh in The Goonies (1985) and played the title
character in Rudy (1993).

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