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A RELIGIOUS HOLIDAY TODAY

Good-Friday-2014

Good Friday is not a federal holiday in the United States, although it is a
state holiday in some states. It occurs two days before Easter Sunday and
is the day when Christians commemorate Jesus Christ’s crucifixion, which
plays a major role in the Christian faith.

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LOOKING BACK AT TODAY IN HISTORY

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Ed Danahue

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HAYLEY MILLS IS 67 TODAY

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Hayley Mills
(Hayley Catherine Rose Vivien Mills)

Mills began her acting career at 12 years old, winning the BAFTA Award
for Most Promising Newcomer
for Tiger Bay (1959), the Academy Juvenile
Award
for Pollyanna (1960) and Golden Globe Award for New Star of the
Year – Actress
in 1961.

During her early career, she appeared in several films for Walt Disney,
and is best known for her dual role as twins Susan and Sharon in Disney 
film The Parent Trap (1961).

The English born actress is the daughter of actor Sir John Mills and Mary
Hayley Bell
.

 

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David Melendy

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ANCHOR BEGAN ON THIS DAY IN 1962

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Walter Cronkite began as anchor of "The CBS Evening News" on April 16,  
1962. On September 2, 1963, the CBS Evening News became network 
television’s first half-hour weeknight news broadcast which was extended
from its original 15 minutes, and telecast at 6:30 P.M. ET. Walter Cronkite 
retired from “The CBS Evening News” on March 6, 1981. 

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A Labor Day weekend interview in 1963 with President John F. Kennedy
and Walter Cronkite at Hyannis Port was to inaugurate the first half hour
CBS News, network national nightly news broadcast.

 


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Walter Cronkite (left) and an unidentified staff member

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