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KRIS KRISTOFFERSON IS 81 TODAY

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Kristoffer Kristofferson was born in Brownsville, Texas.

Kris Kristofferson is known for many popular songs such as "Me and
Bobby McGee" and "For the Good Times.” He attended Pomoma
College and was featured in Sports Illustrated for his college sports
exploits (below). Kristofferson was inducted into the Country Music
Hall of Fame in 2004. He is also known for his starring roles in Alice
Doesn’t Live Here Anymore
(1974) and A Star Is Born (1976), for the
latter of which he won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor.

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ROSS SIMPSON

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It was on this day in 1940.

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During World War II, the battle for Okinawa officially ended on this
day in 1945.   

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On this day in 1938.

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Fred Astaire (Frederick Austerlitz) (May 10, 1899 – June 22, 1987)

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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On this day in 1893.

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Alexandrina Victoria (May 24,1819 – January 22, 1901)  

On this day in 1837,Queen Victoria ascended the British throne
following the death of her uncle, King William IV.  Her reign of
63 years and seven months is known as the
Victorian era
and
was
longer than that of any of her predecessors.


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It was on this day in 1967.

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The Steven Spielberg movie premiered on this day in 1975.

Movie poster shows a woman in the ocean swimming to the right. Below her is a large shark, and only its head and open mouth with teeth can be seen. Within the image is the film's title and above it in a surrounding black background is the phrase "The most terrifying motion picture from the terrifying No. 1 best seller." The bottom of the image details the starring actors and lists credits and the MPAA rating.

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ACTOR DIES AT 63

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Stephen Furst (Stephen Nelson Feuerstein)
(May 8, 1954 – June 16, 2017)

(AP) – Stephen Furst, who played naive fraternity pledge Flounder in the hit
1978 movie "Animal House," has died of complications from diabetes, his
family said Saturday. His son Nathan Furst said his father died Friday at his
home in Moorpark, California, north of Los Angeles

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HELEN HUNT IS 54 TODAY

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Helen Elizabeth Hunt was born in Culver City, California.

Helen Hunt co-starred with Paul Reiser in the NBC-TV sitcom Mad
About You
(1992-1999) and appeared in the successful 1997 film
As Good As It Gets and Twister (1996).

Before fame she went to several plays each week as a child and
later practiced ballet and attended  UCLA.


Helen Hunt holds her Academy Award Oscar for
Best Actress in the 1997 film As Good As It Gets.

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