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TIM MAGUIRE

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President Abraham Lincoln
delivered his Gettysburg Address as he dedicated a national cemetery at the site of the Civil War battlefield
in
Pennsylvania on this day in 1863.

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Only true known photo of Lincoln delivering Gettysburg address in
1863. Lincoln is center (red arrow).
(National Archives and Records Administration)

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On this day in 1977, Egyptian President Anwar Sadat(center)became
the first Arab leader to set foot in Israel on an official visit. Israeli
Prime Minister Menachem Begin (left).

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Ford Motor Co. announced it was ending the production of the
unpopular Edsel on this day in 1959.

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Thomas Francis
"Tommy" Dorsey Jr. 
(November 19, 1905 – November 26, 1956)

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Disc Jockey Dorsey.

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Alicia Christian "Jodie" Foster is 55 years young today.

Jodie Foster gained fame for her role as a teenage prostitute in the 1976
Martin Scorsese film Taxi Driver. She won Academy Awards for Best
Actress for her performances in The Accused (1988) and Silence of the
Lambs (1991) and also had starring roles in Contact (1997), Anna and
the King (1999), and Panic Room (2002).

What's up here? Foster, then three, picking her nose in a scene from the Doris Day Show

Foster, then three, in a scene from the Doris Day Show.

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ROSS SIMPSON

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It was on this day in 1978.

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Massachusetts High Court rules gay couples can marry on this day
in 2003.

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The first sound-synchronized animated cartoon premiered in New
York on this day in 1928. It was Walt Disney’s "Steamboat Willie”,
starring Mickey Mouse.


        
       

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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On this day in 1973, President Nixon
told an Associated Press
managing editors meeting in Orlando,
FL
, "people have got to
know whether or not their
president is a crook. Well, I’m not a
crook."


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On this day in 1558, Elizabeth I ascended the English throne upon
the death of Queen Mary Tudor.

   
    
    
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The Suez Canal opened in Egypt, linking the Mediterranean and the
Red seas on this day in 1869.

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The Suez Canal today.

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The U.S. Congress held its first session in Washington, DC, in
the partially completed Capitol building on this day in 1800.

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THE THINKER

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French Sculptor Auguste Rodin
(François Auguste René Rodin)
(November 12, 1840 – November 17, 1917)


THE KISS

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Martin Charles Scorsese is 75 years old today.

Acclaimed director Martin Scorsese’s films frequently feature gangsters
and focus on the world of crime. His iconic films include Taxi Driver (1976)
Raging Bull (1980) and Goodfellas (1990). In 2006, he won his first Academy
Award for Best Director for his film The Departed after previously being
nominated five times.

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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On this day in 1966, Dr. Samuel H. Sheppard was acquitted in his
second trial of charges he had murdered his pregnant wife, Marilyn,
in 1954.


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The
United States and the Soviet Union established diplomatic
relations for the first time on this day in 1933.

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William Christian Bullitt, Jr. (January 25, 1891 – February 15, 1967)

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On this day in 2001, a second Anthrax letter found addressed to
Capitol Hill.



A hazmat team at the Senate Office Building in Washington, DC.

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William Holden
(
William Franklin Beedle Jr.)  
(April 17, 1918 – November 12, 1981)

According to the Los Angeles County Coroner’s autopsy
report, Holden was alone and intoxicated in his apartment
in Santa Monica, California, on November 12, 1981, when
he slipped on a rug, severely lacerating his forehead on a 
bedside table, and bled to death. His body was found four
days later on this day in 1981.

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William Holden in The Wild Bunch (1969)

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The musical "The Sound of Music" opened on Broadway at the
Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on this day in 1959.

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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Joseph Stalin became the undisputed ruler of the Soviet Union
on this day in 1927. Leon Trotsky (below) was expelled from the
Communist Party leading to Stalin coming to power.



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Leon Davidovich Trotsky

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During World War II, the naval battle of Guadalcanal began between Japanese and American forces on this day in 1942. The Americans
won a major victory.

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Canadian singer-songwriter, and musician Neil Percival Young
is 72 years old today.

After embarking on a music career in the 1960s, Neil Young moved to Los
Angeles, where he formed Buffalo Springfield with Stephen Stills, Richie
Furay
and others.

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