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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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The Soviet Union announced an end to the Berlin Blockade on this
day in 1949.

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It was on this day in 1932 that baby Lindbergh (below) was found
more than two months after he was kidnapped from his family’s
Hopewell, New Jersey mansion.

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Burt Freeman Bacharach is 90 years old today. He was born in
Kansas City, Missouri.

Burt Bacharach is a composer, songwriter, record producer, pianist, and
singer who has composed hundreds of popular hit songs from the late
1950s through the 1980s, many in collaboration with popular lyricist
Hal
David
. A six-time Grammy Award winner and three-time Academy Award 
winner, Bacharach’s songs have been recorded by more than 1,000
different artists. As of 2014, he had written 73 US and 52 UK
Top 40 hits
and is considered one of the most important composers of 20th-century
popular music.

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SANDY KOZEL

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On this day in 1937, the German airship Hindenburg crashed and
burned in Lakehurst,
NJ. Thirty-six people, of the 97 on board,
were killed.

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Japanese troops landing on Corregidor.

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On this day in 1942, during World War II, Japanese military seized
control of the Philippines. About 15,000 Americans and Filipinos
on Corregidor surrendered to the Japanese.

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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The Ohio National Guardsmen opened fire on students during an
anti-Vietnam war protest at Kent State University on this day in
1970. Four students were killed and nine others were wounded.


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Margaret Thatcher became Britain’s first woman prime minister on
this day in 1979.

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On this day in 1886, a bomb exploded on the fourth day of a workers’ strike in Chicago, IL. Eight people died in the violence during that 
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Thirteen civil rights activists, dubbed "Freedom Riders," began a bus
trip through the South on this day in 1961.

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After a mob attacked a bus with protesters in Alabama, hundreds
more joined the cause
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The notion of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences
began with
Louis B. Mayer, head of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.The
official Articles of Incorporation for the organization were filed on
this day in 1927.

Samuel Goldwyn Theater - AMPAS Building

Samuel Goldwyn Theater (above) Named after filmmaker and studio
head Samuel Goldwyn. Opened in December 1975, and located within
the office building headquarters of the Academy of Motion Picture
Arts
and Sciences, this is their main state-of-the-art screening room.

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ROSS SIMPSON

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On this day in 2003, President George W. Bush announced the end
of major combat in Iraq.

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Francis Gary Powers’ U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet
Union on this day in 1969. Powers was taken prisoner.

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Francis Gary Powers (August 17, 1929 – August 1, 1977)

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The Empire State Building in New York was dedicated and opened
on this day in 1931. At 102 stories tall, it was the tallest building        
in the world at the time.

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The movie "Citizen Kane," directed and starring Orson Welles,
premiered in New York on this day in 1941. It was Welles’s first
feature film and was nominated for
Academy Awards in nine
categories, it won an
Academy Award for Best Writing (Original Screenplay) by Herman J. Mankiewicz and Welles. The film is
Considered  by many critics, filmmakers, and fans to be the
greatest film of all time.       


    
    
    
   
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Elvis Presley and Priscilla Beaulieu were married on this day in 1967
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RECORD RECORDED ON THIS DAY IN 1957

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The single, "Jailhouse Rock" spent one week at the top of the country
charts, and reached the number one position on the R&B chart. The
B-side "Treat Me Nice" (another song from the “Jailhouse Rock” movie
soundtrack) was a number-one hit for seven weeks in the fall of 1957.

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Elvis Presley during a “Jailhouse Rock” recording session.  

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