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CARLATA BRADLEY

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1962

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Sir Sidney Poitier is 90 years old today.

Sidney Poitier spent time working as a dishwasher while his friends assisted
him in learning how to read the newspaper and speak without a Bahamian
accent.

The American Film Institute called him one of the 25 Greatest Male Stars of
All Time in 1999.

 

 

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1967

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VANNA WHITE ‘’TURNED’’ 60 TODAY

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Vanna White (Vanna Marie Rosich)
was born in
Conway, South Carolina.

Actress and television personality Vanna White is best recognized as the
hostess and puzzle-board letter turner on Wheel of Fortune (NBC/CBS. She
began appearing on the show in 1982. She appeared on several game
shows, including The Price is Right.

Vanna was awarded $403,000 after suing Samsung Electronics for featuring
her likeness as a robot in an advertisement.

 

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Vanna White and Pat Sajak.

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JENNIFER ANISTON IS 48 TODAY

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Jennifer Joanna Aniston was born in Sherman Oaks, California.

Her role as Rachel Green on Friends from 1994 to 2004 on NBC earned
her an Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Screen Actors Guild
Award. For her performance in the 2002 film The Good Girl, she received
a nomination for an Independent Spirit Award. She has also starred in such
films as  Bruce Almighty (2003), and Horrible Bosses (2011),

She worked as a telemarketer, waitress, and bike messenger to support
her acting career,

 

 

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Jennifer Aniston in Office Space, 1999.

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ACTOR NICK NOLTE IS 76 TODAY

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Nicholas King "Nick" Nolte was born in Omaha, NE.

Nick Nolte was nominated for seven major awards and won a Golden Globe
Award for his portrayal of Tom Wingo in the 1991 film, The Prince of Tides.

 

Prior to his acting career, he worked as a model, and was featured on a
campaign with actress Sigourney Weaver.

 

He made his film debut as the Town Gang Leader in the 1972 film, Dirty
Little Billy.


1982

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1989

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A RECAP OF PAST NEWS EVENTS

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TIM MAGUIRE

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President Clinton (center) with other world leaders came to pay
tribute at the funeral of Jordan’s King Hussein in 1999.

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The Orangeburg Massacre was a deadly protest in Orangeburg,
South Carolina in 1968.

 

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A 1915  silent epic drama film released on this day.

 

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James Byron Dean (February 8, 1931 – September 30, 1955)

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