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The thirteen-day siege of the Alamo by Santa Anna and his army
ended on this day in 1836. The Mexican army of three thousand
men defeated the 189
Texas volunteers.

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The U.S. Supreme Court’s Dred Scott decision on this day in 1857, 
ruled that blacks could not sue in federal court to be citizens.

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Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni   
(March 6, 1475 – February 18, 1564) 

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Most Famous Works Of Art: The Creation Of Adam by Michelangelo

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On this day in 1981, Walter Cronkite (above) appeared in the last 
airing of "CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite." He had been
on the job 19 years.

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Edward Leo Peter McMahon Jr. (March 6, 1923 – June 23, 2009)

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Ed McMahon (left) and
Johnny Carson (right) began their long association in
their first TV series, the
ABC game show Who Do You Trust?, running from
1957 to 1962. Then afterwards, McMahon would make his famous thirty-year
mark as Carson’s
sidekick, announcer and second banana on NBC‘s highly successfully The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson from 1962 to 1992.
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Rob Reiner, actor, writer, director, producer, and activist, is 71 
years old today.

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BOB BARKER IS 94 YEARS OLD TODAY

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Robert William Barker was born in Darrington, Washington
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Former host of  CBS’s Truth or Consequences (1956 to 1974) and The Price
Is Right
from 1972 to 2007, making it the longest-running daytime game show
in North American television history. Barker has had some health problems
including prostate surgery and several mild bouts with skin cancer.

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Harry S. Truman holding up a copy of the Chicago Tribune with the incorrect headline

Harry S. Truman defeated Thomas E. Dewey for the U.S. presidency on this
day in 1948. The Chicago Tribune published an early edition that had the
headline "DEWEY DEFEATS TRUMAN (above)." The Truman victory had 
surprised many polls and newspapers.

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President Truman (right) on his campaign train whistle-stop.

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On this day in 1963, South Vietnamese President Ngo Dihn Diem was
assassinated in a military coup.

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Howard Hughes flew his "Spruce Goose," a huge wooden airplane, for eight minutes in
California on this day in 1947. It was the plane’s first and only
flight. The "Spruce Goose," nicknamed because of the white-gray color of
the spruce used to build it, never went into production.

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The H-4 today is in McMinnville, Oregon, at the
Evergreen Air and
Space Museum
, about an hour outside of Portland.

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On this day in 1959, Charles Van Doren, a game show contestant
on the NBC-TV program "Twenty-One" admitted that he had been
given questions and answers in advance.

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Charles Lincoln Van Doren turned 91 in Feb.   

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GAME SHOW HOST HAS DIED AT 96

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Monte Hall (Monte Halparin) (August 25, 1921 – September 30, 2017) 


Hall’s family reported that the Canadian born former game show host and
producer died from heart failure at his home in Beverly Hills. He was best
known as the long-running host of Let’s Make a Deal.

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SHOW BEGAN ON THIS DAY IN 1952

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The panel game show “I’ve Got a Secret” was  produced by Mark Goodson and Bill Todman for CBS television. The original run was 
June 19, 1952–April 3, 1967. The show was originally hosted by
radio and television personality Garry Moore. Various celebrity
panelists would try to determine a contestant’s "secret".

I've Got A Secret.....Hosted by Garry Moore with panelists Bill Cullen, Jayne Meadows,  Henry Morgan, and Faye Emerson.

Panelists included from left: Bill Cullen, Jayne Medows,  Henry
Morgan, and Faye Emerson. Host Gary Moore (standing).

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