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SANDY KOZEL

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Berlin was once divided by a barbed wire fence to halt the flight of refugees. Two days later on this day in 1961, work on the Berlin Wall began.

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Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz (August 13, 1926 – November 25, 2016)

Infamous Cuban dictator and revolutionary Fidel Castro came to power in
1959 and served as his country’s Prime Minister until 1976 and President
from 1976 to 2008.

 

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Present day Mexico City was captured by Spanish conqueror Hernando Cortez from the Aztec Indians on this day in 1521.

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Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock
(August 13, 1899 – April 29, 1980)
 
 

Iconic director Alfred Hitchcock is known as The
Master of Suspense for his classic films such as
 
Psycho (1960), Rear Window (1954), Dial M for
Murder
(1954), and The Birds (1963). One of the
most influential filmmakers of all time, he directed
over 50 feature
films, and his work continues to
circulate through film circles and classic movie
channels.

 

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It was on this day in 1995.

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Mickey Charles Mantle
(October 20, 1931 – August 13, 1995)

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Mantle played his entire Major League Baseball career with the New
York Yankees
as a center fielder and first baseman, from 1951
through 1968. He was nicknamed The Commerce Comet and The
Mick.

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IT WAS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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CARLATA BRADLEY

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Last U.S. combat troops leave Vietnam on this day in 1972.

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It was on this day in 1944 during World War 11.

Lieutenant Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. perished in one of the first American 
fatalities associated with a pilotless aircraft, which we usually know today
as a drone or
unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). The older brother of future
president, John F. Kennedy, was taking part in an extraordinary secret war
being waged across the English Channel with new generations of exotic
weapons.

Ensign Joseph P. Kennedy Jr.
Joseph Patrick Kennedy Jr. (July 25, 1915 – August 12, 1944)

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New Jersey Governor Jim McGreevey resigned on this day in 2004,
declaring he’s gay.

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James Edward McGreevey turned 61 on August 6th.

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The Russian nuclear submarine Kursk sank and its 118-man
crew died during naval exercises in the Barents Sea on this
day in 2000.


Following salvage operations, analysts concluded that 23 sailors in the
sixth through ninth compartments had survived the two explosions. They
took refuge in the small ninth compartment and survived more than six
hours. When the oxygen ran low, crew members attempted to replace a
volatile
potassium superoxide chemical oxygen cartridge when it contacted
oily sea water that had seeped into the compartment. A resulting explosion
killed several crew members and triggered a flash fire that consumed the
remaining oxygen, suffocating the remaining survivors.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin lays flowers at the monument to the sailors who died in the Kursk disaster. 

 

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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On this day in 1961, America was asked by President Kennedy to
work toward putting a man on the moon before the end of the
decade.

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On this day in 1977, "Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope" opened
and became the largest grossing film to date.

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Director George Lucas.

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In Houston on this day in 2006, former Enron Corp. chiefs Kenneth
Lay and Jeffrey Skillinng were convicted of conspiracy and fraud
for the downfall of Enron.

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It was on this day in 1992, Jay Leno debuted as the new permanent
host of NBC’s "Tonight Show."

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Comedian Billy Crystal (left) was Leno’s first guest on the show. He
also appeared on Leno’s final “Tonight Show” episode on February
6, 2014.

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CAMILLE
BOHANNON

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On this day in 1980, Mount St. Helens in Washington erupts, causing
a massive avalanche and killing 57 people on this day in 1980. Ash
from the volcanic eruption fell as far away as Minnesota. Seismic
activity at Mount St. Helens, which is 96 miles south of Seattle,
began on March 16.

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USGS geologist Don Swanson (in red) and his colleague, Jim
Moore, view a car filled with ash deposits from the eruption of
Mount St. Helens.

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On this day in 1896, the U.S. Supreme court upheld the "separate but equal" policy in the Plessy vs. Ferguson decision. The ruling was overturned 58 years later with Brown vs. Board of Education.


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Pope Saint John Paul II (Karol Józef Wojtyła)
(May 18, 1920 – April 2, 2005)

Pope John Paul was the second longest-serving pope
in history who was the leader of the Catholic Church
from 1978 to 2005. He was one of the most influential
leaders of the 20th century who worked to bring Jews,
Christians, and Muslims together. He was canonized
as a Saint in April of 2014.

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Frank Russell Capra (Francesco Rosario Capra)
(May 18, 1897 – September 3, 1991)

Capra became one of America’s most influential directors during
the 1930s, winning three
Oscars from his six nominations as 
Best Director, along with three other Oscar wins from nine
nominations in other categories. Among his leading films
were It Happened One Night (1934), You Can’t Take It with You
(1938), and Mr. Smith Goes to Washington(1939);
Capra was
nominated as Best Director and as producer for Academy
Award for Best Picture on all three films, winning both
awards on the first two.


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On this day in 2003, "Les Miserables" closed after 6,680 shows and
16 years on Broadway.

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Les Misérables has been voted the greatest musical of all time in
a public poll conducted by a new online radio station dedicated
to musical theatre.

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AWARD WINNING DIRECTOR DIES AT 86

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Miloš Forman (Jan Tomáš Forman)
(February 18, 1932 – April 13, 2018)

(AP) – Czech filmmaker Milos Forman, whose American movies "One
Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest" and "Amadeus" won a deluge of
Academy Awards, including best director Oscars, died Saturday
morning. According to a statement released by the director’s
agent, Dennis Aspland. Milos died at Danbury Hospital, near his
home in Warren, Conn. He had been admitted to the hospital on
Friday due to an unknown illness.

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