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IT MADE HISTORY ON THIS DAY

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Eli Whitney received a patent for his cotton gin on this day in 1794.

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Sir Michael Caine (Maurice Joseph Micklewhite) is 86 today.

Michael Caine is an English actor, producer and author. He has appeared in
more than 130 films in a career spanning 70 years and is considered a
British
film
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Quincy Delight Jones Jr. is also 86 day.


Quincy Jones is Influential record producer, arranger, and musician of
many film scores, classic albums, and hit songs. He is perhaps best
known for producing multiple albums by the great
Michael Jackson,
including 1982’s Thriller and 1987’s Bad. In 2013, he was inducted into
the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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SANDY KOZEL

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On his nationwide CBS-TV program, "See It Now," Edward R.
Murrow, on this day in 1954, used the Wisconsin Republican’s
own filmed and tape-recorded voice to portray him as a man
employing the half-truth as a "staple" and "repeatedly stepping
over the line between investigating and persecuting.

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Lawyer Joseph Welch at the Army-McCarthy hearings.

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ACTOR JAN-MICHAEL VINCENT, DEAD AT 73

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Jan-Michael Vincent (July 15, 1945 – February 10, 2019)


(Fox News) – Jan-Michael Vincent, the ‘80s star best known for his role
on TV’s hit series “Airwolf,” has died. The cause of death was listed as
cardiac arrest. No autopsy was performed.

According to a death certificate from a North Carolina hospital published 
Friday, the actor passed away on Feb. 10.  

In 2014,Vincent disclosed his right leg was amputated just below the
knee in 2012 after contracting an infection as a result of complications
from peripheral artery disease.    


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Jan-Michael Vincent and Ernest Borgnine.

The television series Airwolf ran from 1984 until 1987 on CBS.

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On "Bloody Sunday," March 7, 1965, some 600 civil rights marchers headed east out of Selma on U.S. Route 80. They got only as far as
the Edmund Pettus Bridge six blocks away, where state and local 
lawmen with batons and tear gas drove them back into Selma.


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MIKE  GRACIA

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The 13-day siege of the Alamo by Santa Anna and his army ended 
on this day in 1836. The Mexican army of about four thousand men 
under President General Santa Anna defeated 189
Texas
volunteers fighting for independence from Mexico.

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Rob Reiner (Robert Norman Reiner) is 72 years-old today.

Actor and director Rob Reiner is known especially for his role as
Michael (“Meathead”) Stivic in the CBS television series
All in the
Family
(1971–79) and for his direction of such culturally resonant
films as This Is Spinal Tap (1984), The Princess Bride (1987), When
Harry Met Sally…
(1989), and A Few Good Men (1992).

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