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MIKE GRACIA


On this day in 1911, the infamous Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire. 

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Former President George H.W. Bush skydiving to celebrate his
72nd birthday on this day in 1997.

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In this March 25, 1965 file photo, state troopers block the steps of the Alabama state capitol at Montgomery, Ala. from civil rights marchers at the end of their five-day march from Selma, Ala.
State troopers block the steps of the Alabama state capitol at Montgomery, Ala. from civil rights marchers at the end of their
five-day march from Selma, Alabama on this day in 1965.

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Martin Luther King Jr. speaks to the crowd of marchers at the
state capital in Alabama.

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Aerial photo shows crowd of thousands assembled in front of the 
Capitol.

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Aretha Louise Franklin is 75 today.

Aretha Franklin started singing at her father’s church after her
mother’s death and launched her solo career when she was
eighteen.

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CARLATA BRADLEY

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Sir Sidney Poitier is 90 years old today.

Sidney Poitier spent time working as a dishwasher while his friends assisted
him in learning how to read the newspaper and speak without a Bahamian
accent.

The American Film Institute called him one of the 25 Greatest Male Stars of
All Time in 1999.

 

 

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ED DANAHUE

 

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TIM MAGUIRE

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Billy Graham in the 1930’s.

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William Franklin
"Billy" Graham, Jr. is 98 today. 

Billy Graham has appeared on Gallup’s list of most admired men and women
55 times since 1955 and is regarded as "America’s pastor."

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ROSS SIMPSON

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