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Patrick Henry (May 29, 1736 – June 6, 1799)

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President Reagan delivering the ‘’Star Wars’’ speech initiating
SDI
(The Strategic Defense Initiative).

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Director James Cameron holds three of the Oscars
his film Titanic won during the 70th Academy Awards
presentation on this day in 1998.

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SHARON STONE IS 59 YEARS YOUNG TODAY

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Sharon Vonne Stone was born in Meadville, Pennsylvania.

Actress Sharon Stone became famous for her seductive role in the 1992 film,
Basic Instinct. She also received a Golden Globe Award for her work in the
movie Casino (1995). She quit school to become a fashion model in New
York City.

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ACTRESS CATHERINE O’HARA IS 63 TODAY

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Catherine Anne O’Hara was born in Canada.

Actress, writer, and comedienne Catherine O’Hara became known for her roles
in Beetlejuice (1988) and Home Alone (1990).

She was an understudy for Gilda Radner on Saturday Night Live and was later
given an opportunity for a position on the show, but she turned it down and the
position was given to her friend Robin Duke.

O’Hara also voiced numerous characters in animated films such as Chicken
Little, Monster House, and The Nightmare Before Christmas.

Catherine O’Hara won the 1982 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing
for a
Variety Series
for SCTV Network, the Genie Award for Best Supporting
Actress
for the 1999 film The Life Before This, and was nominated for an Emmy
Award
for the 2010 television film Temple Grandin.

 

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DANIEL CRAIG IS 49 TODAY

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Daniel Wroughton Craig was born in England.

Actor Daniel Craig was nominated for a BAFTA Award for his
debut as James Bond in Casino Royale in 2006. He then went
on to portray Bond in three more films: Quantum of Solace (2008)
Skyfall (2012) and Spectre (2015). Craig also starred in the film
Cowboys & Aliens (2012) alongside the legendary actor Harrison
Ford
.

 

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Daniel Craig appears in a scene from the 2001 film
Lara Croft.

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HARRY BELAFONTE IS 90 TODAY

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Harry Belafonte (Harold George Bellanfanti, Jr.) was born in
Harlem, New York.

Singer Harry Belafonte is known as the King of Calypso. He popularized the
calypso genre and famously sang "The Banana Boat Song."

He joined the Navy during World War II. After he was discharged, he worked
as a janitor in New York City. His boss gave him tickets to the American Negro
Theatre, which got him interested in performing.

 

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