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ED DANNAHUE

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On this day in 1938, Orson Welles’ "The War of the Worlds" aired on CBS
radio. The belief that the realistic radio dramatization was a live news event
about a Martian invasion caused panic among listeners.

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George Orson Welles (May 6, 1915 – October 10, 1985)

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A deadly mudslide hit Nicaragua after hurricane Mitch on this
day in 1998.

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On this day in 1974.

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Stephen Valentine Patrick William Allen
(December 26, 1921 – October 30, 2000)

Comedian Steve Allen achieved national fame as the first host of NBC’s 
The Tonight Show, the first late night television talk show in September
1954.

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ROSS SIMPSON

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The first of the Federalist Papers were published in the New York Independent
on this day in 1787. The series of 85 essays, written by Alexander Hamilton,
James Madison and John Jay, were published under the pen name "Publius."

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Theodore Roosevelt Jr. (October 27, 1858 – January 6, 1919)

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On this day in 1978, Egyptian President Anwar Sadat (right) and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin (left) were named winners of the Nobel Peace Prize
for their progress toward achieving a Middle East accord.     

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It was on this day in 2004.

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John Marwood Cleese 78 years old today.

Monty Python comic actor and writer John Cleese played a role in A Fish
Called Wanda
(1988). His most timeless works include Monty Python and
the Holy Grail
(1975), The Meaning of Life (1983), and Life of Brian (1979). 

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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The Soviet Union launched Sputnik I into orbit around the Earth on
this day in 1957. Sputnik was the first manmade satellite to enter
space. Sputnik I fell out of orbit on January 4, 1958.

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On this day in 1993, dozens of Somalis dragged an American soldier through
the streets of Mogadishu. A videotape showed Michael Durant being taken
prisoner by Somali militants.

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Joseph Frank "Buster" Keaton (October 4, 1895 – February 1, 1966)

Buster Keaton was an American actor, comedian, film director, producer, screenwriter, and stunt performer who  was best known for his silent films,
in which his trademark was
physical comedy with a consistently stoic,
deadpan
expression, earning him the nickname "The Great Stone Face."

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On this day in 1970.

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Janis Lyn Joplin  (January 19, 1943 – October 4, 1970)

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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Mahatma (Mohandas) K Gandhi was born on this day
in
1869.

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On this day in 1919, President Woodrow Wilson suffered a stroke
that left him partially paralyzed.

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Thurgood Marshall was sworn in in this day in 1967. He was the first African-American member of the U.S. Supreme Court.

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On this day in 1985.

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"Peanuts," the comic strip created by Charles M. Schulz, was published for
the first time in seven newspapers on this day in 1950.

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Charles Monroe Schulz  (November 26, 1922 – February 12, 2000)

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Sting (Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner) is 66 years old today.

British born Sting is a multi-instrumentalist and singer for The Police, known
for such hits as "Don’t Stand So Close to Me" and "Message in a Bottle." He
also became a successful solo artist, releasing his first album The Dream of
the Blue Turtles in 1985, followed by ten more albums the next two decades.

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ED DANAHUE

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It was on this day in 1996.

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 “Locomotion No. 1”

      
      
     
George Stephenson operated the first locomotive that hauled a passenger
train on this day in 1825.
  

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George Stephenson
(June 9, 1781 – August 12, 1848)

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The "Tonight!" show made its debut on NBC-TV with Steve Allen as host
on this day in 1954.
    

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A clip from the first show.

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Stephen Valentine Patrick William Allen
(December 26, 1921 – October 30, 2000)

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