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It was on this day in 1868.

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Henry Jaynes Fonda (May 16, 1905 – August 12, 1982)

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President Clinton Commits the United States to the Kosovo War on
this day in 1999.

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Martin Charles Scorsese is74 today.

Scorsese couldn’t play sports as a kid because of his asthma. He
was named to Time magazine’s 2007 list of the 100 Most Influential
People in the World.

In 2006, Martin Scorsese won his first Academy Award for Best
Director for his film The Departed after previously being nominated
five times.

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MOVIE RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1978


The Buddy Holly Story
is a 1978 biographical film which tells the life story
of rock icon Buddy Holly.  It features an Academy Awardwinning musical
score, adapted by Joe Renzetti and Oscarnominated lead performance
by Gary Busey. It was adapted by Robert Gittler from Buddy Holly: His
Life and Music
, the biography of Holly by John Goldrosen, and was
directed by Steve Rash
.

The film received many positive reviews from critics and fans alike, but
Holly authorities and other music scholars criticized what they deemed
gross inaccuracies in the plot. The Crickets, after watching the film,
appreciated it but gave a thumbs down on their portrayal, calling it
"horrible" due to many reasons.

 

 


William Gary Busey will be 72 on June 29.

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Henry Fonda  Lt. jg U.S. Navy 1943-45 WW II.

Fonda was already a movie star when he enlisted in the U.S. 
Navy saying, ‘I don’t want to be in a fake war in a studio.’ He
served as a Quartermaster 3rd Class on the destroyer USS
Satterlee. He was later commissioned as a Lieutenant jg in
Air Combat Intelligence in the Pacific and was awarded the
Bronze Star.


Fonda in 1981 with his Best Actor Oscar for "On Golden Pond”.

Henry Jaynes Fonda (May 16, 1905 – August 12, 1982)


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