Archive for October 16th, 2017

FORMER NFL MVP HAS DIED AT 90

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Yelberton Abraham Tittle Jr. (October 24, 1926 – October 8, 2017)

(AP) – New York Giants and Louisiana State University star quarterback
Y.A. Tittle, a two-time NFL MVP who was elected to the Pro Football Hall
of Fame, died Sunday night, October 8th.  

Tittle died at Stanford Hospital. The cause of death was not immediately
known.

Tittle played for the Baltimore Colts, San Francisco 49ers and New York
Giants in a 17-season career from 1948 to 1964 during which he played
in seven Pro Bowls. He tossed 242 touchdowns, leading the league three
times, in 1955, 1962 and 1963.

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ANGELA LANSBURY IS 92 TODAY

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Dame Angela Brigid Lansbury was born in London, England.

Golden Globe-winning actress Angela Lansbury played Jessica Fletcher
on the CBS television series  Murder, She Wrote (1984-1996), and also
gained recognition for her role in Mame (1966). She also provided the
voice of the teapot Mrs. Potts in the 1991 animated film
Beauty and the
Beast.
She was nominated for an Oscar for her role in the 1945 film
The
Picture of Dorian Gray.

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HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST WORLD NEWS

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On this day in 1859, Abolitionist John Brown led a raid on Harper’s Ferry, VA
(now located in
West Virginia).

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John Brown
(May 9, 1800 – December 2, 1859)

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During the French Revolution on this day in 1793, Queen Marie Antoinette (below) was beheaded after being convicted of treason.

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Poland’s Karol Josef Wojtyla was elected Pope John Paul II
on this day in 1978.

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On Friday, October 16, 1998, police from Britain’s Scotland
Yard entered a room in a small, private hospital in London
and arrested former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet
Ugarte who was recovering from back surgery.

Spanish Judge Baltasar Garzón had issued a request for
Pinochet’s extradition to stand trial in Spain for crimes
committed in Chile during extradition to stand trial in
Spain for crimes committed in Chile during his brutal
rule from 1973-1990.

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On this day in 1987, rescuers freed Jessica McClure from the abandoned
well that she had fallen into in Midland,
TX. She was trapped for 58 hours.

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Jessica McClure Morales turned 31 in March.

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James Albert Michener (February 3, 1907 – October 16, 1997)


Michener was the author of more than 40 books, most of which were
fictional,
family sagas. His first book was adapted as the popular
Broadway musical South Pacific by Richard Rodgers
and Oscar
Hammerstein
.

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Michener’s typewriter at the James A. Michener Art Museum in Doylestown, Pennsylvania.

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