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FORMER NFL STAR IS 83 TODAY

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Bryan Bartlett "Bart" Starr was born in Montgomery, AL.

The former Green Bay Packers quarterback was selected to
four Pro Bowl teams and was named 1966 NFL MVP. He won
five NFL Championships and two Super Bowls with the Packers,
being named MVP of Super Bowls I and II. Bart Starr compiled
24,718 passing yards and 152 touchdowns during his career.

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ROBERT DUVALL IS 86 TODAY

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Robert Selden Duvall was born in The Plains, Virginia.

Actor and filmmaker Robert Duvall has been nominated for seven
Academy Awards, winning for his performance in Tender Mercies 
(1983), seven Golden Globes (winning four), and has multiple
nominations and one win each of the BAFTA, Screen Actors Guild
Award
, and Emmy Award. He received the National Medal of Arts
in 2005. Duvall has starred in some of the most acclaimed and
popular films and television series of all time, including The
Godfather
(1972), The Godfather Part II (1974), Apocalypse
Now
(1979), and Falling Down (1993).

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Robert Duvall in Apocalypse Now.

Open Range Movie Quotes
2003

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MEL GIBSON IS 60 TODAY

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Mel Colmcille Gerard Gibson was born in Peekskill, New York. He
moved with his parents to
Sydney, Australia, when he was 12
years old.

Mel Gibson directed and starred in the 1995 film Braveheart which won the
Academy Award for Best Picture. His best known roles as an actor include
Martin Riggs in the Lethal Weapon series (1980s – 1990’s) and the title role
in the Mad Max series beginning in 1979. He also starred in The Patriot
(2000) and directed the critically-acclaimed 2000 film Apocalypto and
Hacksaw Ridge (2016).
He wrote and directed The Passion of the Christ
(2004), which became a cult classic amongst Christian viewers.

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SINGLE RECORDED ON THIS DAY IN 1941

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The song, “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy” was written by Don Raye and Hughie
Prince
, and was recorded at Decca‘s Hollywood studios, nearly a year before
the United States entered World War II. The flip side was "Bounce Me, Brother,
With a Solid Four". The Andrews Sisters introduced both songs in the Abbott
and Costello
film, Buck Privates which was in production when they made the
record. "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" was nominated for an Academy Award for
Best Song and was ranked No. 6 on Songs of the Century.

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MICHAEL NESMITH IS 74 YEARS OLD TODAY

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Robert Michael Nesmith was born in Houston, Texas.

Singer-guitarist Michael Nesmith of The Monkees (1966-1968) 
wrote the song "Different Drum" for Stone Poneys and was the
executive producer of the film Repo Man (1984). He joined the
Air Force before finishing high school and went on to work as
a songwriter. He won the first Video of the Year award at the
Grammy Awards for his show Elephant Parts.

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