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SIGOURNEY WEAVER IS 68 TODAY

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Susan Alexandra Weaver

Sigourney Weaver played the resourceful action hero Ellen Ripley in Alien
(1979), Aliens (1986) for which she was nominated for the Academy Award
for Best Actress, Alien 3 (1992), and Alien Resurrection (1997). She also
played Dana Barrett in Ghostbusters (1984) and Ghostbusters II (1989) 
and Dr. Grace Augustine in Avatar (2009).
 

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Sigourney Weaver in Alien.

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TV SERIES DABUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1959

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"The Twilight Zone" debuted on CBS-TV. The anthology series was created
and hosted by Rod Serling (above) and ran for 5 years for a total of 154
episodes.

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ENTERING THE TWILIGHT ZONE

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"Anthony" (Billy Mumy) from the 1961 Twilight Zone episode, "It’s a
Good Life."

   
    
    
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Charles William Mumy Jr. turned 63 on February 1.

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RECAPPING PAST WORLD NEWS

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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The Confederates defeated Union forces at the second Battle of Bull 
Run in Manassas,
VA. on this day in 1862.

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Thurgood Marshall was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as a Supreme Court justice on this day in 1967.

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Guion Bluford, first African American in space

The space shuttle Challenger blasted off with Guion S. Bluford Jr.
aboard on this day in 1983. He was the first black American to
travel in space.

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Guion Stewart Bluford, Jr. will be 75 on November 22.

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Ty Cobb made his major league batting debut with the Detroit
Tigers on this day in 1905.

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On CBS-TV "The Late Show with David Letterman" premiered
on this day in 1993.

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ZOMBIE MOVIE MAKER HAS DIED AT 77

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George Andrew Romero (February 4, 1940 – July 16, 2017)

Both the Los Angeles Times and Variety are reporting movie maestro
George A. Romero died today of lung cancer. The writer/director is
known for his Night of the Living Dead franchise.

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