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The Soviet Union announced an end to the Berlin Blockade on this
day in 1949.

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It was on this day in 1932 that baby Lindbergh (below) was found
more than two months after he was kidnapped from his family’s
Hopewell, New Jersey mansion.

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Burt Freeman Bacharach is 90 years old today. He was born in
Kansas City, Missouri.

Burt Bacharach is a composer, songwriter, record producer, pianist, and
singer who has composed hundreds of popular hit songs from the late
1950s through the 1980s, many in collaboration with popular lyricist
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
and is considered one of the most important composers of 20th-century
popular music.

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RADIO AND TV VOICE HAS DIED AT 92

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Lorenzo “Larry” Caramella
(August 10, 1925 – January 16, 2018)

Returning from the war in 1946, Larry began his decades
long career in broadcasting as a DJ, booth announcer,
talk show host, newscaster and broadcast engineer. He
was with KPOJ, KXL, KGW, KPTV, and KATU along with
other stations.

NOTE: A committal service will be held Friday, May 11 at 1
P.M. at Willamette National Cemetary, 11800 SE Mt. Scott
Blvd in Portland, Oregon. A reception is scheduled for 1:45
P.M. at Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery, 11801 SE Mt Scott
Blvd. Portland.

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Announcer booth at KGW-TV, CH 8.

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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Alan Shepard became the first American in space when he made a
15 minute suborbital flight on this day in 1961.

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Napoléon Bonaparte (August 15, 1769 – May 5, 1821)

Napoleon was a French statesman and military leader who rose to
prominence during the
French Revolution and led several successful
campaigns
during the French Revolutionary Wars. He was Emperor
of the French
from 1804 until 1814.

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Death of Napoleon the Great, French engraving from 1828.

Gold-framed portrait painting of a gaunt middle-aged man with receding hair and laurel wreath, lying eyes-closed on white pillow with a white blanket covering to his neck and a gold Jesus cross resting on his chest
Napoleon on his death bed. It is said       
he died of stomach cancer.


Napoleon’s tomb at Les Invalides.

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Karl Marx  (May 5, 1818 – March 14, 1883)

Karl Marx was a renowned German political theorist,
philosopher, and economist. He penned both Das
Kapital and The Communist Manifesto. He attended
both the University
of Bonn and the University of
Berlin.

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A bust of Karl Marx at the garden of the Karl
Marx House museum in Trier, Germany.

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Robert Gerard Sands (March 9, 1954 – May 5, 1981)


Bobby Sands (member of the provisional IRA – Irish
Republican Army: died following a hunger strike on
this day in 1981.

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Music Hall was dedicated in New York City on this day in 1891. It was later renamed Carnegie Hall.

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A ticket from the opening-night concert.

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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The Ohio National Guardsmen opened fire on students during an
anti-Vietnam war protest at Kent State University on this day in
1970. Four students were killed and nine others were wounded.


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Margaret Thatcher became Britain’s first woman prime minister on
this day in 1979.

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On this day in 1886, a bomb exploded on the fourth day of a workers’ strike in Chicago, IL. Eight people died in the violence during that 
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Thirteen civil rights activists, dubbed "Freedom Riders," began a bus
trip through the South on this day in 1961.

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After a mob attacked a bus with protesters in Alabama, hundreds
more joined the cause
.

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The notion of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences
began with
Louis B. Mayer, head of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.The
official Articles of Incorporation for the organization were filed on
this day in 1927.

Samuel Goldwyn Theater - AMPAS Building

Samuel Goldwyn Theater (above) Named after filmmaker and studio
head Samuel Goldwyn. Opened in December 1975, and located within
the office building headquarters of the Academy of Motion Picture
Arts
and Sciences, this is their main state-of-the-art screening room.

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SANDY KOZEL

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On this day in 1945, the Russians took Berlin after 12 days of fierce house-to-house fighting. The Allies announced the surrender of
Nazi troops in Italy and parts of Austria.

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Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci (April 15, 1452 – May 2, 1919)

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Confederate Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson was wounded by his
own men in the battle of Chancellorsville,
VA. on this day in 1863 and
died 8 days later.

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Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson
(January 21, 1824 – May 10, 1863)

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On this day in 1994, Nelson Mandela claimed victory after South
Africa’s first democratic elections.

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John Edgar Hoover (January 1, 1895 – May 2, 1972)

J. Edgar Hoover was the longtime director of the Federal
Bureau of Investigation (FBI). He became involved in law
enforcement as a special assistant to the attorney general,
overseeing the roundups and deportations of suspected
communists during the post-World War I Red Scare. He
was named bureau director in 1924, Hoover emphasized
modern investigational
techniques and earned renown
for challenging criminal syndicates. He also became
known for secretly monitoring the activities of various
organizations that were considered subversive, including
the Black Panthers, the Socialist Workers Party and the
Ku Klux Klan. Despite his controversial methods, Hoover
remained in power until his death.

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Crosby was born in Tacoma, Washington.

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