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SANDY KOZEL

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On this day in 1961, Berlin was divided by a barbed wire fence to halt the flight
of refugees. Two days later work on the Berlin Wall began.

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Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz (August 13, 1926 – November 25, 2016)

Infamous Cuban dictator and revolutionary Fidel Castro came to power in
1959 and served as his country’s Prime Minister until 1976 and its President
from 1976 to 2008.

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Present day Mexico City was captured by Spanish conqueror
Hernando Cortez from the Aztec Indians on this day in 1521.

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Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock  (13 August 1899 – 29 April 1980)

Iconic director Alfred Hitchcock is known as The Master of Suspense
for his classic films such as Psycho (1960), Rear Window (1954), North
by Northwest
(1959), Vertigo (1958),  and The Birds ( 1965).  As one of
the most influential filmmakers of all-time, he directed over 50 feature
films.

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William Bendix from “Lifeboat”. Hitchcock’s obligatory cameo is
shown in a newspaper ad showing his dramatic weight loss from 
dieting.

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On this day in 1995.

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This 1952 Mickey Mantle Topps "rookie" is
the most valuable post-war card.

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CARLATA BRADLEY

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Last combat troops began leaving Vietnam on this day in 1972.

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Joseph Patrick "Joe" Kennedy Jr. (July 25, 1915 – August 12, 1944)

Joseph Kennedy, Jr was a United States Navy lieutenant. He was killed in action
during World War II while serving as a land-based patrol bomber pilot and was posthumously awarded the Navy Cross. He was the oldest brother of John F.
Kennedy. Joseph was the only Kennedy son who never sought political office.

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New Jersey Gov. James McGreevey (left) resigned after revealing
that he was gay on this day in 2004.
  

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The Russian nuclear submarine Kursk sank and its 118-man crew
died during naval exercises in the Barents Sea on this day in 2000.

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Wreck of the Kursk on a floating dock at Roslyakovo.

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Cecil Blount DeMille
(August 12, 1881 – January 21, 1959)

Cecil B. DeMille was a filmmaker who made a total of 70 features, both
silent and sound films between 1913 and 1956. He is acknowledged as
a founding father of American cinema and the most successful producer-    
director in film history. His films were distinguished by their epic scale
and by his cinematic showmanship.   

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SINGER BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1928

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Edwin John "Eddie" Fisher
(August 10, 1928 – September 22, 2010)

Singer and actor Eddie Fisher released seventeen top
ten singles in the 1950s, including "Wish You Were Here"
and "Oh! My Pa-Pa." He sold several million records over
the course of his career. He started competing in amateur
singing contests as a teenager.

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Eddie Fisher and wife Debbie Reynolds hold their
baby daughter Carrie.

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SMOKEY BEAR IS 73 YEARS OLD TODAY

Smokey Bear’s debut poster (above) was released on August 9, 1944, which is
considered his birthday. Overseen by the Cooperative Forest Fire Prevention
Campaign, the first poster was illustrated by Albert Staehle. That same year,
Forest Service worker Rudy Wendelin became the full-time campaign artist;
he was considered Smokey Bear’s "manager" until he retired in 1973.   

  
  
  
  
  
 

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Artist Albert Staehle

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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On this day in 1945 the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Nagasaki. The bombing came just three days after the bombing of Hiroshima. About 74,000 people were killed. Japan surrendered
August 14.

Near total destruction

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U.S. President Richard Nixon formally resigned on this day in 1974,
Gerald R. Ford took his place, and became the 38th president of
the
United States.

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It w as on this day in 1969.

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Murder victims from left: Voityck Frykowski, Sharon Tate, Stephen Parent, Jay Sebring, and Abigail Folger.

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The book "Walden" was published by Henry David
Thoreau on this day in 1854.
  

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Henry David Thoreau (July 12, 1817 – May 6, 1862)

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Whitney Elizabeth Houston
(August 9, 1963 – February 11, 2012)

R&B and pop performer Whitney Houston became the most
awarded female singer in history for hits such as "Hold Me"
from her record-breaking album, Whitney Houston. She grew
up in a musical family with cousin Dionne Warwick and her
godmother
Aretha Franklin. She created the soundtrack for
and starred in the 1992 film The Bodyguard alongside Kevin
Costner
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Jerome John Garcia
(August 1, 1942 – August 9, 1995)

singer-songwriter and guitarist Jerry Garcia is best known for his work
as the lead guitarist and as a vocalist with the band the Grateful Dead.

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