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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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LINDA BLAIR IS 58 TODAY

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Linda Denise Blair was born in St. Louis, Missouri.

Actress Linda Blair played the demon possessed Regan in The
Exorcist
(1973). The role earned her a Golden Globe Award for
Best Supporting Actress and an Academy Award nomination. In
1977, she reprised her role in Exorcist II: The Heretic.

She became a child model at age six. In 1970, at the age of ten,
she made her big screen debut in The Way We Live Now.

 

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JOHN CARPENTER IS 69 TODAY

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John Howard Carpenter was born in Los Angeles, California.

Director John Carpenter is known for his horror, thriller and science fiction
films such as The Thing (1982), Big Trouble in Little China (1986), Halloween
(1978), Escape from New York (1981) and Starman 1984).

He made short horror films on 8mm before high school. He was enrolled at the
University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts, but dropped out.

 

 

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From left: John Carpenter with Jamie Lee Curtis on the set of
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