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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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       It was on this day in 1932.

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Burt Freeman Bacharach is celebrating birthday 89 today.

Burt Bacharach has composed hundreds of popular hit songs from
the late 1950s through the 1980s, many with lyrics written by Hal
David
. A six-time Grammy Award winner and three-time Academy
Award
winner, Bacharach’s songs have been recorded by more
than 1,000 different artists. As of 2014, he had written 73 US and
52 UK Top 40 hits. He is considered one of the most important
composers of 20th-century popular music.

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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On this day in 1973.

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Daniel Ellsberg (left) speaks to reporters.

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Irving Berlin (Israel Isidore Baline)

(May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989)

Irving Berlin was an American composer and lyricist, widely considered
one of the greatest songwriters in U.S. history.

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SANDY KOZEL

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The Lusitania, a civilian ship, was sunk by a German submarine
on this day in 1915.

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Germany signed unconditional surrender ending World War II on
this day in 1945. It would take effect the next day.

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It was on this day in 1954.

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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (May 7, 1840 – November 6, 1893)   

Tchaikovsky is famous for composing "The Nutcracker" ballet, as well
as numerous symphonies, concertos, operas, ballets, and chamber-
music pieces. He’s remembered as one of classical music’s most
popular composers. He began taking piano lessons when he was
five and was able to read music at the same level as his first piano
teacher in only three years.

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ENGLISH BALLADEER IS 81 TODAY

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Engelbert Humperdinck (Arnold George Dorsey)


Humperdinck started recording music after he was
discharged from the British Army. His biggest hit
was "Release Me" in 1967. He took the name
Engelbert Humperdinck after the famed German
composer. Engelbert has sold
more than 150
million
records worldwide.

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SANDY KOZEL

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Members of the environmental group Greenpeace display banner.

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Debut album released on this day in 1963

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Andrew Lloyd Webber (Baron Lloyd-Webber) is 69 today.

Webber was knighted in 1992 and honored with a peerage
by Queen Elizabeth
II as recognition for his contributions to
Music.

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