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ED DANAHUE


Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger is 69 years old today.

Arnold Schwarzenegger decided to pursue a career as a bodybuilder
at age fourteen, despite demonstrating prowess in football. He became
the youngest person to win the Mr. Universe contest when he was 20
and won four more times after and won the Mr. Universe title seven
times.

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ESTABLISHED ON THIS DAY IN 1930

Seal of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.svg

The establishment of the Veterans Administration (VA) came in 1930
when Congress authorized the president to "consolidate and coordinate
Government activities affecting war veterans". The three component
agencies became bureaus within the Veterans Administration. Brigadier
General
Frank T. Hines, who directed the Veterans Bureau for seven
years, was named as the first Administrator of Veterans Affairs, a job
he held until 1945.

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Frank Thomas Hines (April 11, 1879 – April 3, 1960)

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BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1922


Mark Odom Hatfield (July 12, 1922 – August 7, 2011) 
He was born in Dallas, Oregon.

Mark Hatfield was a spiritual politician and educator from the
state of Oregon. A Republican, he served for 30 years as a
United States Senator from Oregon, and also as chairman of
the Senate Appropriations Committee.


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SANDY KOZEL


Marvin Neil Simon is 89 today.
               

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SANDY KOZEL


Tom Cruise (Thomas Cruise Mapother IV) is 54 today.

Actor and producer Tom Cruise grew up in an abusive household
and had planned to become a priest before becoming interested
in acting. He became the most well-known member of the Church
of Scientology, founded by L. Ron Hubbard.

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