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HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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Actor Denzel Hayes Washington Jr. is 63 years old today.

Denzel Washington won an Academy Award for Best Actor for
his role in the 2001 film
Training Day. He has starred in several
films based on true events such as
Remember the Titans (2000), 
Cry Freedom (1987), American Gangster (2007), Flight (2012), 
and
Malcolm X (1992). 

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COMIC BOOK LEGEND HAS DIED AT 95

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Stan Lee (Stanley Martin Lieber)
(December 28, 1922 – November 12, 2018)


Stan Lee was a
comic book writer, editor, producer, and publisher. He was
the editor-in-chief of
Marvel Comics, and later its publisher. He co-created
fictional
characters including Spider-Man, the Hulk, Doctor Strange, the
Fantastic Four, Daredevil, Black Panther, and the X-Men. Lee died today 
at
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. He had been
battling pneumonia.

Stan Lee sits in a office, with several drawings on the background. He is sitting down in front of a table; on that table he is drawing an image.
Lee in the Army.

Stan Lee entered the United States Army in early 1942 and served within
the US as a member of the
Signal Corps, repairing telegraph poles and
other communications equipment. He was later transferred to the Training
Film Division, where he worked writing manuals,
training films, slogans,
and occasionally
cartooning.

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MOVIE RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1989

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On this day in 1989, Tim Burton’s spin on the well-known story of
the DC Comics hero Batman was released in theaters.

Michael Keaton (above) starred in the film as the multimillionaire
Bruce Wayne, who has transformed himself into the crime-fighting Batman after witnessing his parents’ brutal murder as a child.

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JACK NICHOLSON’S JOKER (ABOVE) WAS VOTED NUMBER ONE
ON THE LIST OF ALL TIME BEST COMIC BOOK MOVIE VILLAINS. 

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BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1907

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Orvon Grover "Gene" Autry
(September 29, 1907 – October 2, 1998)


Actor and singer Gene Autry is known as The Singing Cowboy for his
appearances in ninety-three movies and ninety-one TV productions. The
roles as honest American heros earned him a reputation as one of country
music’s most prominent figures. Before fame he did work on his father’s
ranch and worked as a railroad telegrapher. He also performed as a singer
and a guitarist at local dances. Gene Autry owned the Anaheim Angels
baseball team for over thirty years.


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