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SANDY KOZEL

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On this day in 1974, President Nixon announced that he would
resign the following day.

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It was on this day in 1942.

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Dustin Lee Hoffman is 80 years old today.

Famous method actor Dustin Hoffman won the Academy Award for Best
Actor for Kramer vs. Kramer in 1979 and Rain Man in 1988. He had his
breakthrough role as Benjamin Braddock in the 1967 classic The Graduate.

He began his acting career at the Pasadena Playhouse with his roommate
and fellow actor Gene Hackman. 

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ROSS SIMPSON

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It was on this day in 1996.

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On this day in 1918.

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Disneyland opened in Anaheim, California on this day in 1955.

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Walt Disney (far right) delivering his opening day speech.

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Nicaraguan President Anastasio Somoza resigned and fled to
Miami, Florida in exile on this day in 1979.

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On this day in 1975, an Apollo spaceship docked with a Soyuz
spacecraft in orbit. It was the first link up between the U.S. and
Soviet Union.

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Tyrus Raymond Cobb (December 18, 1886 – July 17, 1961)

 

                                     The Georgia Peach

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MIKE GRACIA

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It was on this day in 2005.

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John Wilkes Booth

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Public testimony at the Iran-Contra hearing began on this day in
1987 with National Security Council staff member Oliver North
testifying before a Congressional committee.  He was ultimately
indicted on 16 felony counts.

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It was on this day in 1981, President Ronald Reagan announced
he was nominating
Arizona Judge Sandra Day O’Connor to
become the first female justice on the
U.S. Supreme Court.

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Sandra Day O’Connor turned 81 in March.

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Ringo Starr (Richard Starkey) is 77 years old today.

Ringo Starr was asked to join The Beatles after their drummer
Pete Best had a falling out with the band.

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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It took place on this day in 1953.

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The emancipation of slaves was proclaimed in Texas on this day
in 1865. It is the oldest known celebrating commemorating the
ending of slavery in the country.

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Paula Julie Abdul is 55 years young today.

Paula Abdul was inspired to perform by dancer Gene Kelly. She started her
career as an LA Lakers cheerleader and then became a  choreographer. She
won the Lifetime Achievement Award for choreography at The Carnival:
Choreographer’s Ball in 2013.

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TIM MAGUIRE


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Alabama Gov. George Wallace’s literal stand (left) against forced integration on this day in 1963 made him a national figure in the
ongoing Civil Rights battle.

National Guard Brig. Gen. Henry Graham, center, informs Alabama Gov. George C. Wallace that the guard was under federal control as the two met at the door of Foster Auditorium at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Ala., June 11, 1963. Wallace, who had vowed to prevent integration of the campus, gave way to federal troops. (AP)


National Guard Brig. Gen. Henry Graham (left) informs Gov. George
Wallace that the guard is under federal control as the two meet at
the door of Foster Auditorium at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

 

            

        

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On this day in June of 1963, Vietnamese Mahayana Buddhist monk Thích
Quang Duc burned himself to death at a busy intersection in Saigon. He
was attempting to show that to fight all forms of oppression on equal
terms, Buddhism too, needed to have its martyrs.

Photographer Malcolm Browne captured the scene in Saigon for the
Associated Press, and the stark image quickly became an iconic visual
of the turbulent 1960s.

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Timothy James McVeigh  (April 23, 1968 – June 11, 2001)

Timothy McVeigh was convicted of blowing up the Oklahoma city federal
building killing and 168 people in the deadliest act of terrorism on American
soil. He was executed on this day in 2001.       

      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
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It was on this day in 1919.

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Sir Barton’s monument and gravesite in Douglas, Wyoming.

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On this day in 1979.

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John Wayne (Marion Robert Morrison)
(May 26, 1907 – June 11, 1979)

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The Duke’s grave marker.

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