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The thirteen-day siege of the Alamo by Santa Anna and his army
ended on this day in 1836. The Mexican army of three thousand
men defeated the 189
Texas volunteers.

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The U.S. Supreme Court’s Dred Scott decision on this day in 1857, 
ruled that blacks could not sue in federal court to be citizens.

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Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni   
(March 6, 1475 – February 18, 1564) 

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Most Famous Works Of Art: The Creation Of Adam by Michelangelo

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On this day in 1981, Walter Cronkite (above) appeared in the last 
airing of "CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite." He had been
on the job 19 years.

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Edward Leo Peter McMahon Jr. (March 6, 1923 – June 23, 2009)

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Ed McMahon (left) and
Johnny Carson (right) began their long association in
their first TV series, the
ABC game show Who Do You Trust?, running from
1957 to 1962. Then afterwards, McMahon would make his famous thirty-year
mark as Carson’s
sidekick, announcer and second banana on NBC‘s highly successfully The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson from 1962 to 1992.
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Rob Reiner, actor, writer, director, producer, and activist, is 71 
years old today.

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THE FIRST CEREMONY ON THIS DAY~1929

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The 1st Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the
Academy of Motion
Picture Arts
and Sciences
, honored the best films of 1927 and 1928 and 
took place on May 16, 1929 at a private dinner held at the
Hollywood
Roosevelt Hotel
in Los Angeles, California. The academy’s president
Douglas Fairbanks hosted the show. Tickets cost $5 and 270 people
attended the event. The presentation ceremony lasted 15 minutes. The
Awards were created by
Louis B. Mayer, founder of Louis B. Mayer
Pictures Corporation which merged into
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. It is the
only Awards ceremony not to be broadcast either on radio or TV.
The
radio broadcast was aired
the following year in 1930
. The first television
broadcast was made by NBC on March 19, 1953.



 


Emil Jannings with the first ever Academy Award “Oscar”. He
one of Germany’s most popular actors.

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Janet Gaynor won the first Best Actress Academy Award
in the 1929 ceremony.

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ACTOR HAS DIED IN OREGON AT 75

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David Ogden Stiers (October 31, 1942 – March 3, 2018)

PORTLAND, Ore. — Actor David Ogden Stiers died Saturday at his home in 
Newport, Oregon from complications related to bladder cancer. He is best
remembered for his role on the CBS -TV sitcom series M*A*S*H. The actor
was born in
Peoria, Illinois and graduated from North Eugene High School. 

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GRAVE ROBBING ON THIS DAY IN 1978

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Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin (April 16, 1889 – December 25, 1977)


In one of history’s most famous cases of body-snatching, two men steal the
corpse of the revered film actor Sir Charles Chaplin from a cemetery in the
Swiss village of Corsier-sur-Vevey, located in the hills above Lake Geneva,
near Lausanne, Switzerland, on this day in 1978.

After a five-week investigation, police arrested two auto mechanics–
Roman Wardas, of Poland, and Gantscho Ganev, of Bulgaria–who on
May 17 led them to Chaplin’s body, which they had buried in a cornfield
about one mile from the Chaplin family’s home in Corsier.

A comic actor who was perhaps most famous for his alter ego, the Little
Tramp, Chaplin was also a respected filmmaker whose career spanned
Hollywood’s silent film era and the momentous transition to “talkies” in
the late 1920s. Chaplin died on Christmas Day in 1977, at the age of 88.

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The Little Tramp

In a 1995 survey of film critics worldwide, Chaplin was
voted the greatest actor in film history.

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CARLATA BRADLEY

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NASA’s space shuttle Columbia exploded while re-entering the
Earth’s atmosphere on this day in 2003. All seven astronauts on
board were killed.

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This picture was taken by Eddie Adams in Saigon on February 1,
1968, the second day of North Vietnam’s Tet offensive. It captures
the summary execution of ­Nguyễn Văn Lém by Brigadier General
Nguyễn Ngoc Loan, chief of the South Vietnam police.

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Eddie Adams (June 12, 1933 – September 18, 2004)

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Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini (center) was welcomed in Tehran as he ended nearly 15 years of exile on this day in 1979.

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William Clark Gable (February 1, 1901 – November 16, 1960)

Often referred to as "The King of Hollywood", Clark Gable began his
career as a stage actor and appeared as an
extra in silent films between
1924 and
1926, and progressed to supporting roles with a few films for
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1931. The following year, he landed his first
leading his first leading Hollywood role and
over the next three decades
he became a
leading man in more than 60 motion pictures.



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