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AUTHOR HAS DIED AT AGE 77

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Robert James Waller (August 1, 1939 – March 10, 2017)

(AP) – Robert James Waller, whose best-selling, bittersweet 1992 novel
"The Bridges of Madison County" was turned into a movie starring Meryl
Streep and Clint Eastwood and a Broadway musical, has died in Texas.  

A longtime friend, Scott Cawelti of Cedar Falls, Iowa, said Weller died
early Friday at his home in Fredericksburg, Texas. He had been
fighting multiple myeloma, a form of cancer.

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JOHN BELMONT

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Ralph Dale Earnhardt Sr. (April 29, 1951 – February 18, 2001)

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The crash that killed Dale Earnhardt (#3) in the 2001 Daytona 500.

Regarded as one of the most significant drivers in NASCAR history, Earnhardt
won a total of 76 Winston Cup races over the course of his career, including
the 1998 Daytona 500. He also won seven NASCAR Winston Cup
championships, tying for the most all-time with Richard Petty.

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John Joseph Travolta is 63 years old today.

After dropping out of high school, Travolta moved to New York and landed a
role in a touring company’s production of Grease. He made his film debut as
John in the 1975 television movie The Tenth Level.

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Mark Twain’s "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" was published
in the
U.S. for the first time in 1885.

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Samuel Langhorne Clemens
(November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910)

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TIM MAGUIRE

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The “Fab Four” arrived in New York to begin their first U.S. tour in
1964.

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Troyal Garth Brooks is 55 years old today. 

Garth’s family used to host talent shows every week at their home, in which
he and his sister Kelly had to participate. He later earned a track scholarship
to Oklahoma State University where he threw the javelin. 

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                                         Released August 6, 1990.

 

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MIKE GRACIA

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Explorer 1 was launched on January 31, 1958 at 22:48 Eastern Time.

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Edward Donald "Eddie" Slovik
(February 18, 1920 – January 31, 1945)

Army Private Slovic is the only U.S. soldier to be court- 
martialled
and executed for desertion since the Civil War.

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              Pearl Zane Grey 
              (January 31, 1872 – October 23, 1939)

              Zane Grey was a dentist and author best known for his 
              popular adventure novels and stories associated with
              the Western genre.

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ROSS SIMPSON

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                Edgar Allan Poe (January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849)

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                              Published originally in January 1845.

 

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The first class of baseball “Hall of Famers” was comprised of 
Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb, Honus Wagner, Christy Mathewson and
Walter Johnson.

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