Archive for February, 2018

A RECAP OF PAST WORLD NEWS

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The U.S. House of Representatives impeached President Andrew Johnson due to his attempt to dismiss Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton. The U.S. Senate later acquitted Johnson.

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Artists depiction of President  Andrew Johnson’s impeachment
trial.

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First major meeting of what became known as the Nazi Party was on
this day in1920.

Emblem of the National Socialist German Workers' Party

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During World War II on this day in 1945, the Philippine capital of
Manila, was liberated by
U.S. soldiers.

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Japanese prisoners of war in Manila.

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Buckingham Palace announced the engagement of Britain’s Prince Charles to Lady Diana Spencer on this day in 1981.

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On this day in 1999, Lauryn Hill won five Grammy awards for her
debut solo album (below) "The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill."

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Lauryn Noelle Hill will be 43 on May 26. She was born in East Orange,
New Jersey
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ACTRESS NANETTE FABRAY HAS DIED AT 97

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Nanette Fabray (Ruby Bernadette Nanette Fabares)
(October 27, 1920 – February 22, 2018)

(Fox News/ AP) – According to her family, award-winning actress
Nanette Fabray, known for her roles in “The Band Wagon” and
“Caesar’s Hour,” passed away Thursday.

Fabray’s son, Dr. Jamie MacDougall, told The Associated Press
that his mother died at her home in Palos Verdes Estates. He told
the
Los Angeles Times that she passed away from natural causes.

The starlet began her successful career at the age of 3, singing and
dancing in Vaudeville performances as "Baby Nanette."

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Nanette Fabray with comedy partner Sid Caesar.

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A RECAP OF PAST WORLD NEWS

today in history

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On this day in 1945, the 28th Regiment of the Fifth Marine Division of
the
U.S. Marines reached the top of Mount Surabachi. A photograph
of these Marines raising the American flag was taken by Associated
Press photographer Joe Rosenthal (below).

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Joe Rosenthal poses on top of Mt. Suribachi on Iwo Jima.

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Joseph John Rosenthal
(October 9, 1911 – August 20, 2006)

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During the Persian Gulf War on this day in 1991, ground forces
crossed the border of Saudi Arabia into the country of Iraq. Less
than four days later the war was over due to the surrender or
withdraw of Iraqi forces.

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Iraqi troops emerge from heavily protected bunker to surrender
to gun-toting Saudi soldiers.
 

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Scottish scientists cloned the first mammal, a sheep
called “Dolly”.

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From left: The comedy team of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy.

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At the Staples Center in Los Angeles on this day in 2000, Carlos
Santana
received a record-tying eight Grammy’s. Michael Jackson 
set the record back in 1984 when he won awards for "Thriller."

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POSSIABLE PHYSICAL EVIDENCE IS FOUND

The seal mark discovered in Jerusalem (Eilat Mazar/Biblical Archaeological Society)

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(Fox News) – Archaeologists in Israel say that they have found
a clay seal mark that may bear the signature of the Biblical
Prophet Isaiah.

The 2,700-year-old stamped clay artifact was found during an
excavation at the foot of the southern wall of Jerusalem’s
Temple Mount. In ancient times a seal stamp, or bulla, was
used to authenticate documents or items.
 

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A painting of the Prophet Isaiah.

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ACTRESS IS 43 YEARS YOUNG TODAY

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Drew Barrymore in a 1979 Pillsbury cookie dough commercial.

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Drew Blythe Barrymore was born in Culver City, California.

Drew Barrymore gained fame as a child actress in Steven Spielberg‘s
film
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982). She won a Screen Actors Guild
Award in 2010 for her portrayal of Little Edie in Grey Gardens. Drew
made her directorial debut with the 2009 film
Whip It! 

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Drew Barrymore as Gertie in the Steven Spielberg
movie E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.

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