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On this day in 1858, in a speech in Springfield, IL, Senate candidate Abraham Lincoln said the slavery issue had to be resolved. He
declared, "A house divided against itself cannot stand."

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On this day in 1963, 26-year-old Valentina Tereshkova went into
orbit aboard the Vostok 6 spacecraft for three days. She was the
first female space traveler.

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Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova turned
80 in March.

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It was on this day in 1961, Rudolf Nureyev defected from the
Soviet Union while in Paris, traveling with the Leningrad Kirov
Ballet.

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BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1920

 


Yul Brynner (Yuly Borisovich Briner) 
(July 11, 1920 – October 10, 1985)

Yul Brynner portrayed rulers in The King and I (1951) and The
Ten Commandments (1956). His other films include Anastasia
(1956), The Sound and the Fury (1959), and Death Rage (1976).

Brynner lived in Russia, France, and China before immigrating
to the U.S. He debuted as Paul Vicola in the 1949 film, Port of
New York.

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HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST NEWS

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RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1963

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"Mickey’s Monkey" was written and produced by Motown’s
main songwriting team of
Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier, and
Eddie Holland, who later went on to write two more hits for
the Miracles, which was unusual, as most Miracles songs
were composed by the group members themselves.


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William "Smokey" Robinson, Jr. turned 73 in February

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TV SHOW DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1950

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The Gene Autry Show is a western/cowboy television series which
aired on CBS for 91 episodes from July 23, 1950 until August 7,
1956, originally sponsored by Wrigley’s Doublemint chewing gum.

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