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‘STAR TREK ACTRESS’ HAS DIED AT 74

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Celeste Jeanne Yarnall (July 26, 1944 – October 7, 2018)

(Fox News) – It was learned Wednesday, Celeste Yarnall, who
wooed Elvis Presley on screen, captivated audiences on “Star
Trek” and made pulses race as “the original flower child” in the
1968 cult classic “Eve,” passed away Sunday afternoon after
“a long struggle” with ovarian cancer. 


Celeste Yarnell celebrated the 50th anniversary of Star Trek with 
William Shartner at a convention in Bellaria, Italy.

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Celeste Yarnall with Elvis Presley

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IT WAS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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It was on this day in 1977.

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David Richard Berkowitz (Richard David Falco) turned 65 June 1st.

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It was on this day in 1969.

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FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: Patricia Krenwinkel, Susan Atkins, and Leslie
Van Houten walking to court where a Los Angeles jury found them,
along with Charles,  Manson, guilty of first-degree murder and conspiracy for the Tate-LaBianca killings.

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Cult leader Charles Manson (center).

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Franklin D. Roosevelt was stricken with polio on this day in 1921. He
was left permanently paralyzed from the waist down and avoided 
being seen using his wheelchair in public, but his disability was
well known and became a major part of his image.


Roosevelt (second from left) supporting himself on crutches in 1924.

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In 1933, President-elect Franklin D. Roosevelt (39) is 
pictured in his leg braces with wife Eleanor to his
right. In 1938, he founded the National Foundation
for Infantile Paralysis, leading to the development
of polio vaccines.

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The Smithsonian Institution was chartered by the U.S. Congress on
this day in 1846. The "Nation’s Attic" was made possible by $500,000 given by scientist Joseph Smithson.

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On this day in 1988, President Reagan signed a measure providing $20,000 payments to Japanese-Americans who were interned by the
U.S. government during World War II.

The first prisoners arrive in March of 1942 at the Japanese evacuee community established in Owens Valley in Manzanar, Calif.
The first prisoners arrive in March of 1942 at the Japanese evacuee community established in Owens Valley in Manzanar, Calif.

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IT WAS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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On this day in 1944, Nazi police raided a house in Amsterdam and arrested eight people. Anne Frank, a teenager at the time, was one
of the people arrested. Her diary (below) would be published after
her death in 1945. The exact cause of her death was not determined,

although in early 1945, a typhus epidemic spread through the labor
camp where the Frank women were being held, killing 17,000
prisoners.  Other diseases, including
typhoid fever, were also 
rampant.

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On this day in 1914, Britain declared war on Germany. The U.S. proclaimed its neutrality.

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It was on this day in 1964.

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The burned out station wagon that slain civil rights workers James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Mickey Schwerner were driving in is seen June, 1964 in the Bogue Chitto swamp some 20 kilometers (13 miles) northeast of Philadelphia, Mississippi
The burned out station wagon that slain civil rights workers were
driving in is seen June, 1964 in the Bogue Chitto swamp.

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It was on this day in 1892.

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Lizzie Andrew Borden  (July 19, 1860 – June 1, 1927)

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Andrew and Abby Borden (above) were axed to death
in their home (above) in Fall River, MA. Sunday school
teacher Lizzie Borden, Andrew Borden’s daughter from
a previous marriage, was accused of the killings, but
acquitted at trial.

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Louis Daniel Armstrong  (August 4, 1901 – July 6, 1971)

Nicknamed Satchmo, Satch, and Pops, Louis Armstrong was an American trumpeter, composer, singer and occasional actor who was one of the most influential figures in jazz. His career spanned five decades, from the 1920s to 
the 1960s, and different eras in the history of jazz. In 2017, he was inducted
into the Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame.

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PAST WORLD NEWS HEADLINES

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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On this day in 1997, Timothy McVeigh, a former U.S. Army soldier, 
was convicted on 15 counts of murder and conspiracy for his role
in the 1995 terrorist bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal
Building in Oklahoma City
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Elizabeth was crowned queen of England at Westminster Abbey on
this day in 1953.

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Queen Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary) turned 92 in April.

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On this day in 1979, Pope John Paul II arrived in his native Poland on
the first visit by a pope to a Communist country. The Pope is shown
kissing Polish ground upon his first return to his country.

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It was on this day in 1941.

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On July 4, 1939, Lou Gehrig delivered his famed "Luckiest Man"
speech in front of a sold out crowd in Yankee Stadium.

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Babe Ruth attends the open casket funeral of Lou Gehrig on June
4, 1941.

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Henry Louis Gehrig (born "Heinrich Ludwig Gehrig")
(June 19, 1903 – June 2, 1941)

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FAMOUS PHYSICIST HAS DIED AT 76

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Stephen Hawking and wife Jane Wilde on Their Wedding
Day In 1965.

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Stephen William Hawking  (January 8, 1942 – March 14, 2018) 

LONDON (AP) — Family spokesman says physicist Stephen Hawking has
died at the age of 76. Hawking had a rare early-onset slow-progressing form
of
amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as motor neuron disease
or
Lou Gehrig’s disease, that gradually paralyzed him over the decades.

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