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ORDERS SURPASSED ON THIS DAY IN 1977

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Florists Transworld Delivery (FTD) reported that in one day the number of
orders for flowers to be delivered to Graceland had surpassed the number
for any other event in the company’s history.

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HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST WORLD NEWS

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On this day in 1998, President Clinton admitted to having an
improper relationship with Monica Lewinsky, a White House
intern.

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The Klondike gold rush was set off by George Carmack (below) who
discovered gold on Rabbit Creek in
Alaska
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George Washington Carmack,
from California.

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Robert Fulton’s "North River Steam Boat" (known as the "Clermont") began heading up New York’s Hudson River on its successful round-
trip to Albany on this day in 1807
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Robert Fulton 
(11-14-1765 – 2-24-1815

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It happened on this day in 1987.

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Rudolf Walter Richard Hess 
(April 26, 1894 – August 17, 1987) 


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Robert Anthony De Niro is 74 years old today.

Legendary actor Robert De Niro won an Academy Award for Best Actor for
his role as
Jake LaMotta in the 1980 boxing film Raging Bull and an Academy
Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Vito Corleone in the 1974
classic The Godfather Part II.

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WHEN HIS FOLLOWERS HEARD THE NEWS

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A look at the mourners gathered outside Graceland on the day Elvis
Presley died, 40 years ago today.

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RECAPPING PAST WORLD NEWS

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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Elvis Presley died at the age of 42 in Memphis, TN. of coronary
arrhythmia on this day in 1977.

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The Graceland viewing of Elvis.

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It was on this day in 1948.

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George Herman "Babe" Ruth Jr. (February 6, 1895 – August 16, 1948)

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Sports Illustrated was published for the first time on this day in
1954. It was claimed that 250,000 subscriptions had been sold
before the first issue came off of the presses.

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Known as “The
Queen of Pop", Madonna Louise Ciccone is 59 years 
young today.

Madonna grew up in an Italian-American household and was a straight A
student, as well as a cheerleader, in high school. After earning a degree
from the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance, she
moved to New York City to pursue dance.

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Originally called National Cash Register, now NCR Corporation, was
founded in 1884 and acquired by
AT&T in 1991. A restructuring of AT&T
in 1996 led to NCR’s re-establishment January 1,1997 as a separate
company and involved the
spin-off of Lucent Technologies from AT&T.

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