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BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1923

 


Charlton Heston (born John Charles Carter in California)
(October 4, 1923 – April 5, 2008)

Oscar winner and three-term president of the NRA, Charlton
Heston starred in Planet of the Apes (1968) Ben Hur (1958)
and is best known for his 1956 role as Moses in The Ten
Commandments.
He appeared in over 100 films during a
6-decade career.      


Heston as Moses


1973

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OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN IS 67 TODAY


Olivia Newton-John was born in England.

Multiple Grammy Award-winning actress and singer Olivia Newton-John
gained fame in the musical romantic comedy-drama Grease (1978). She
has sold over 100 million records and has released over 10 Top Ten
Billboard Hot 100 singles.
 

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RECAPPING WORLD NEWS EVENTS

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Sandy Kozel

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HELEN KELLER’S BIRTHDAY

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             Helen Adams Keller (June 27, 1880 – June 1, 1968)

Helen Keller is a famous deaf and blind woman who became a women’s
suffragist and political activist while publishing twelve books. Her life and 
childhood education with radical teacher, Anne Sullivan, were immortalized
in The Miracle Worker, a Broadway play (and later, Oscar-winning film)
based on Keller’s autobiography, The Story of My Life.

 

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President John F. Kennedy (left) meets with Helen Keller, seated far 
right

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