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MICHAEL PARKS HAS DIED AT 77

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Michael Parks (Harry Samuel Parks) (April 24, 1940 – May 9, 2017)

Parks was a singer and actor who appeared in many films and made frequent
television appearances, but was probably best known for his work in his later
years with filmmakers such as Quentin Tarantino, Robert Rodriguez, and
Kevin Smith. Michael Parks died in his Los Angeles home Tuesday.  A cause
of death  has yet to be revealed.   


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SANDY KOZEL

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It was on this day in 1942.

Forced march without provisions, under barbaric treatment meted by Japanese Imperial forces, to Western and Philippine soldiers, resulting in an horrific death toll of POWs, World War II: Corregidor, Bataan, Philippines "Death March"

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Sir Roger Gilbert Bannister turned 88 March 23.

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Orson Welles with big brother Richard Welles.

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George Orson Welles (May 6, 1915 – October 10, 1985)

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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.

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It was on this day in 1979.

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On this day in 1886.

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It began on this day in 1961.

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MOVIE CAR GOES UP FOR AUCTION SOON

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(SUN) – A piece of movie history is going on sale, and vintage car fans
can snap it up for a bargain price.

The 1928 Renault Type NN Tourer that was seen in the 1988 blockbuster
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade is due to be auctioned off on May 17
by Brightwells.

The car can be seen in the iconic film’s final sequence where Indy,
on horseback, is chased by a tank as Nazis try to beat him to the Holy
Grail (below).

The car saw a full interior restoration and engine rebuild, before
spending the last 25 years in the History on Wheels museum in
Windsor.

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ROSS SIMPSON

 

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President George W. Bush, wearing a flight suit after landing on
the flight deck of the Abraham Lincoln in an S3–Viking aircraft.

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President George W. Bush declares the end of major combat in
Iraq on this day in 2003.

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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. It was 102 stories tall and was
the tallest building in the world at the time.

    

        
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"Citizen Kane," directed and starring Orson Welles, premiered
in New York on this day in 1941.

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Orson Welles arriving at the premiere of “Citizen Kane”.

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