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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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The Soviet Union launched Sputnik I into orbit around the Earth on
this day in 1957. Sputnik was the first manmade satellite to enter
space. Sputnik I fell out of orbit on January 4, 1958.

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On this day in 1993, dozens of Somalis dragged an American soldier through
the streets of Mogadishu. A videotape showed Michael Durant being taken
prisoner by Somali militants.

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Joseph Frank "Buster" Keaton (October 4, 1895 – February 1, 1966)

Buster Keaton was an American actor, comedian, film director, producer, screenwriter, and stunt performer who  was best known for his silent films,
in which his trademark was
physical comedy with a consistently stoic,
deadpan
expression, earning him the nickname "The Great Stone Face."

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On this day in 1970.

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Janis Lyn Joplin  (January 19, 1943 – October 4, 1970)

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Mahatma (Mohandas) K Gandhi was born on this day
in
1869.

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On this day in 1919, President Woodrow Wilson suffered a stroke
that left him partially paralyzed.

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Thurgood Marshall was sworn in in this day in 1967. He was the first African-American member of the U.S. Supreme Court.

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On this day in 1985.

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"Peanuts," the comic strip created by Charles M. Schulz, was published for
the first time in seven newspapers on this day in 1950.

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Charles Monroe Schulz  (November 26, 1922 – February 12, 2000)

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Sting (Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner) is 66 years old today.

British born Sting is a multi-instrumentalist and singer for The Police, known
for such hits as "Don’t Stand So Close to Me" and "Message in a Bottle." He
also became a successful solo artist, releasing his first album The Dream of
the Blue Turtles in 1985, followed by ten more albums the next two decades.

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An international military tribunal in Nuremberg, Germany,
found 22 top Nazi leaders guilty of war crimes on this day
in 1946.

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The Berlin Airlift came to an end on this day in 1949. The airlift had taken
2.3 million tons of food into the western sector despite the Soviet blockade.

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African-American James Meredith James Meredith succeeded in registering
at the University of Mississippi on this day in 1962. It was his fourth attempt
to register.

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James Meredith is escorted by U.S. Marshals.

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James Howard Meredith turned 84 in June.

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The Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart opera The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflote)
premiered in Vienna, Austria on this day in 1791.

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
(January 27, 1756 – December 5, 1791)

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James Byron Dean
(February 8, 1931 – September 30, 1955)

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On this day in 1957, 300 U.S. Army troops stood guard as nine black students
were escorted to class at Central High School in Little Rock,
AR. The children
had been forced to withdraw 2 days earlier because of unruly white mobs.

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On this day in 1919, President Woodrow Wilson collapsed after a speech in 
Pueblo,
CO. The speaking tour was in support of the Treaty of Versailles.

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On this day in 1897.

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William Cuthbert Faulkner
(September 25, 1897 – July 6, 1962)

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Michael Kirk Douglas is 73 today.

Michael Douglas won an Academy Award for Best Actor for his role
in the 1987 film Wall Street. He reprised his role in the 2010 sequel
Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps. His other notable film credits
include The China Syndrome (1979) Basic Instinct (1992) and Falling
Down (1993). He is the son of legendary actor
Kirk Douglas.

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BOB NEWHART IS 88 YEARS OLD TODAY

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George Robert Newhart

Actor/comedian Bob Newhart starred in The Bob Newhart Show on CBS
(1972-1978) as well as the sitcoms Newhart and Bob. He made several
appearances on various variety shows, such as The Dean Martin Show,
The Ed Sullivan Show, and guest hosted The Tonight Show 87 times. He
studied at Loyola Law School but never completed his degree and worked
as an accountant.

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