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KRIS KRISTOFFERSON IS 81 TODAY

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Kristoffer Kristofferson was born in Brownsville, Texas.

Kris Kristofferson is known for many popular songs such as "Me and
Bobby McGee" and "For the Good Times.” He attended Pomoma
College and was featured in Sports Illustrated for his college sports
exploits (below). Kristofferson was inducted into the Country Music
Hall of Fame in 2004. He is also known for his starring roles in Alice
Doesn’t Live Here Anymore
(1974) and A Star Is Born (1976), for the
latter of which he won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor.

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THE SOLSTICE OCCURS TODAY!

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HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST WORLD NEWS

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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It was on this day in 1964.

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On this day in 1834, Cyrus McCormick patented the first practical mechanical reaper for farming. His invention allowed farmers to
more than double their crop size.

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On this day in 1982, a federal jury found John W. Hinckley Jr. not guilty of attempting to assassinate the president because he was legally insane at
the time he shot President Reagan and three others on March 30, 1981.

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President Reagan waves, then looks up before being shoved (AP)
into Presidential limousine by Secret Service agents after
being shot outside a hotel in Washington in 1981.                

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BRIAN WILLSON IS 75 TODAY

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Brian Douglas Wilson was born in Inglewood, California.

Brian Wilson co-wrote over twenty-five top forty hits with the Beach Boys,
among the songs, "Good Vibrations" and "Surfin’ USA." He worked as a
producer and arranger for the band, but suffered from drug addiction
and mental health issues later.

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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It took place on this day in 1953.

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The emancipation of slaves was proclaimed in Texas on this day
in 1865. It is the oldest known celebrating commemorating the
ending of slavery in the country.

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Paula Julie Abdul is 55 years young today.

Paula Abdul was inspired to perform by dancer Gene Kelly. She started her
career as an LA Lakers cheerleader and then became a  choreographer. She
won the Lifetime Achievement Award for choreography at The Carnival:
Choreographer’s Ball in 2013.

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