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Patrick Henry (May 29, 1736 – June 6, 1799)

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President Reagan delivering the ‘’Star Wars’’ speech initiating
SDI
(The Strategic Defense Initiative).

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Director James Cameron holds three of the Oscars
his film Titanic won during the 70th Academy Awards
presentation on this day in 1998.

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MOVIE RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1978

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The film American Hot Wax is a 1978 biopic directed by Floyd Mutrux and
written by John Kaye, telling the story of pioneering disc jockey Alan Freed,
who was instrumental in introducing and popularizing rock and roll in the
1950s. It stars Tim McIntire as Freed, and Fran Drescher as Freed’s feisty
secretary, Laraine Newman plays a young aspiring songwriter, and Jay
Leno
as Freed’s limousine driver. It also features performances by Chuck
Berry
, Jerry Lee Lewis, Frankie Ford, and Screamin’ Jay Hawkins. On theater
release, the film did not do well at the box office.  

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Albert James "Alan" Freed
(December 15, 1921 – January 20, 1965)

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ROSS SIMPSON

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A total of 26 U.S. soldiers were charged with criminal
offenses. Platoon leader, Lieutenant Calley (above),
was convicted for the killing of 22 villagers.

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From left: Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin comedy team.

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Jerry Lewis (Joseph Levitch) is 91 years old today.

Jerry Lewis’ early schtick was called "Record Act," which featured him miming
the lyrics of popular songs as they played on a phonograph.


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1963

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SANDY KOZEL

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The assignation of Julius Caesar on this day in 44 B.B. The Roman
leader was stabbed 23 times by a mob of mutinous senators.

                   

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President Johnson making his historic ‘We Shall Overcome’
speech during a joint session of Congress.

On this day in 1965, as the nation reeled from the "Bloody Sunday" beatings
of civil
rights marchers in Selma, Ala.
, President Lyndon B. Johnson made a
stirring call upon Congress to ensure the voting rights of black Americans.

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My Fair Lady Original Playbill
Opened March 15, 1956 and Closed September
29, 1962 after 2717 performances.

 

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SANDY KOZEL

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Albert Einstein (March 14, 1879 – April 18, 1955)
 
 

During World War II Einstein’s name was on a Nazi list of
assassination targets, with a $5,000 bounty on his head.

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Sir Michael Caine (Maurice Joseph Micklewhite).

Michael Caine served in the Korean War for the British Army. He made his
acting debut as Hindley, a drunk, in Wuthering Heights. He was knighted in
2000.

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1988

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