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It was on this day in 1945.

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On this day in 2000.

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The first section of the boardwalk in Atlantic City, NJ, was opened
to the public on this day in 1870.

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The boardwalk today.

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Charlie Chaplin’s comedy "The Gold Rush" premiered
in Hollywood on this day in 1925.

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Georgia Hale & Charlie Chaplin in The Gold Rush.

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PAST WORLD NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

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The Berlin Blockade began on this day in 1948.    
    
    
    
    
   
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William Harrison "Jack" Dempsey (June 24, 1895 – May 31, 1983)

Jack Dempsey, nicknamed "Kid Blackie" and "The Manassa Mauler", was
a
professional boxer who competed from 1914 to 1927, and reigned as the 
world
heavyweight champion from 1919 to 1926.

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Referee Dave Berry delivers the count over downed champion
Gene Tunney as challenger Jack Dempsey stands in corner at
left during their heavyweight title rematch at Soldier’s Field in
1927.
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TV’S GOLDEN AGE ON THIS DAY IN 1948

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Texaco Star Theatre was a comedy-variety show, broadcast on radio
from 1938 to 1949 and telecast from 1948 to 1956. It was one of the
first successful examples of American
television broadcasting,
remembered as the show that gave
Milton Berle the nickname
"Mr. Television".

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Milton Berle (Mendel Berlinger)
(July 12, 1908 – March 27, 2002)

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PRISCILLA PRESLEY IS 72 TODAY

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Priscilla in 1960.

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Elvis and priscilla wedding picture, May 1, 1967.

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Priscilla Ann Presley (Wagner) was born in Brooklyn, New York.

Priscilla was the wife of singer Elvis Presley from 1967 to 1973 and played a
role on the CBS television series Dallas (April 1978 – May 1991). She made
her TV debut in 1983, playing Sandy Redford in the TV film Love Is Forever.

 

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A total of 26 U.S. soldiers were charged with criminal
offenses. Platoon leader, Lieutenant Calley (above),
was convicted for the killing of 22 villagers.

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From left: Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin comedy team.

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Jerry Lewis (Joseph Levitch) is 91 years old today.

Jerry Lewis’ early schtick was called "Record Act," which featured him miming
the lyrics of popular songs as they played on a phonograph.


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1963

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