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IT WAS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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ED DONAHUE

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On this day in 1777, the Battle of Saratoga was won by American
soldiers during the Revolutionary War.

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It was on this day in 1881. A picture from the Police Gazette,
showing a dying President Garfield being comforted by his
wife.

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A 1954 Topps trading card depicting Garfield’s assassination
by Charles Guiteau. He was assassinated after only a few
months in office as the 20th president of the United States.



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James Abram Garfield
(November 19, 1831 – September 19, 1881)

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The sitcom was created by James L. Brooks and Allan Burns that
aired on
CBS on this day in 1970 and ran until 1977. The show
received high praise from critics during its run with 29
Primetime
Emmy
Awards
, including the Primetime Emmy for Outstanding 
Comedy Series
three years in a row (1975–1977) and earned
Moore the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress 
in a Comedy Series
three times (1973, 1974, 1976) and continues
to be honored long after the final episode aired. In 2013, the Writers 
Guild of America
ranked The Mary Tyler Moore Show No. 6 in its
list of the 101 Best Written TV Series of All Time.

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The set within a set of The Marry Tyler Moore Show.

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IT WAS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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SANDY KOZEL

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The Fugitive Slave Act was declared by the U.S. Congress on this
day in 1850. The act allowed slave owners to claim slaves that had escaped into other states.

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September 18, 1975, after crisscrossing the country with her captors–
or conspirators–for more than a year, Patty Hearst, or “Tania,” as
she called herself, was captured in a San Francisco apartment and
arrested for armed robbery. Despite her later claim that she had
been brainwashed by the SLA, she was convicted on March 20, 1976,
and sentenced to seven years in prison. Her prison sentence was commuted by President
Jimmy Carter and she was released in
February 1979. She later married her bodyguard. In 2001, she
received a full pardon from President
Bill Clinton.

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Patty Hearst poses with a Symbionese Liberation Army poster.

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On this day in 2001, Letters postmarked in Trenton, N.J., and later
tested positive for anthrax, were sent to the New York Post and
NBC anchorman Tom Brokaw.

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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The Soviet Union announced an end to the Berlin Blockade on this
day in 1949.

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It was on this day in 1932 that baby Lindbergh (below) was found
more than two months after he was kidnapped from his family’s
Hopewell, New Jersey mansion.

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Burt Freeman Bacharach is 90 years old today. He was born in
Kansas City, Missouri.

Burt Bacharach is a composer, songwriter, record producer, pianist, and
singer who has composed hundreds of popular hit songs from the late
1950s through the 1980s, many in collaboration with popular lyricist
Hal
David
. A six-time Grammy Award winner and three-time Academy Award 
winner, Bacharach’s songs have been recorded by more than 1,000
different artists. As of 2014, he had written 73 US and 52 UK
Top 40 hits
and is considered one of the most important composers of 20th-century
popular music.

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SANDY KOZEL

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On this day in 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his last speech
just 24 hours before he was assassinated. He spoke on… "I’ve Been
To The Mountaintop”.

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On this day in 1936, Richard Bruno Hauptmann was executed for
the kidnapping and death of the son of famous aviator Charles
Lindbergh and his wife Anne.

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Bruno Richard Hauptmann
(November 26, 1899 – April 3, 1936)

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The Charles Lindbergh family.

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President Harry Truman signed the Marshall Plan to revive war-torn Europe on this day in 1948. It was $5 billion in aid for 16 countries.

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On this day in 1882, the outlaw Jesse James was shot in the
back and killed by Robert Ford for a $5,000 reward. There
was later controversy over whether it was actually Jesse
James that had been killed.

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Robert Newton Ford (January 31, 1862 – June 8, 1892)

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The first Pony Express riders left St. Joseph, MO for Sacramento,
CA. on this day in 1860. The trip across country took about 10
days. The Pony Express only lasted about a year and a half.

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Marlon Brando Jr.
(April 3, 1924 – July 1, 2004) He was born
in Omaha, Nebraska
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Marlon Brando portrayed powerful characters such as Don Vito in The
Godfather
(1972), Terry Malloy in On the Waterfront (1954), and Colonel
Kurtz in
Apocalypse Now (1979). His performances in A Streetcar Named
Desire
(1951) earned him additional acclaim.

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MIKE GRACIA

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The 22-month-old son of Charles and Anne Lindbergh was kidnapped
on this day in 1932. The child was found dead in May.

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Bruno Richard Hauptmann was convicted and executed
for the kidnapping and murder of baby Lindbergh.

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Khalid Shaikh Mohammed was captured by CIA and Pakistani
agents near Islamabad on this day in 2003. He was the suspected
mastermind behind the terrorist attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001 (below).

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On this day in 1981, Bobby Sands (above) who was a member
of the
Provisional Irish Republican Army
began a hunger strike
while imprisoned at
HM Prison Maze
after being sentenced for
firearms
 possession. He eventually died May 5, 1981 at age 27.



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The Peace Corps was established on this day in 1961 by President Kennedy (pictured signing the act).

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Ronald William Howard is 64 years old today.

Director, producer, and actor Ron Howard first became known as Andy
Griffith
‘s son Opie on The Andy Griffith Show on CBS from 1960-1968 
and also played teenager Richie Cunningham on
Happy Days on ABC
from 1974-1984.
His 2001 film 
A Beautiful Mind received the Academy
Award for Best Picture and earned Howard the Academy Award for
Best Director. He also directed the 1995 film Apollo 13.

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GOT MILK AD (1997)

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