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NATO launched air strikes against Yugoslavia (Serbia, Montenegro, Kosovo and Vojvodina) on this day in 1999. The attacks marked the
first time in its 50-year history that NATO attacked a sovereign
country. The bombings were in response to Serbia’s refusal to
sign a peace treaty with ethnic Albanians who were seeking independence for the province of Kosovo
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On this day in 1989, the Exxon Valdez spilled 11 million gallons of
oil in Alaska’s Prince William Sound after it ran aground.

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Elvis Presley was sworn in as a private in the U.S. Army on this
day in 1958.

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Elvis Presley receives a haircut on his first full day
as a member of the US Army.

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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Playbill - April 1955
On this day in 1955, Tennessee Williams’ play
"Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" debuted on Broadway.

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Ben Gazzara (left) and Burl Ives.

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Barbara Bel Geddes

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Thomas Lanier "Tennessee" Williams III
(March 26, 1911 – February 25, 1983)

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Denzel Washington and Halle Berry with their Academy Awards in 
2002.


Denzel Washington and Halle Berry famously became the first black actors to
win both lead acting awards in the same year. That same night, Sidney Poitier,
the first black man to win an Oscar, received an honorary award.

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HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST NEWS EVENTS

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Ray Charles Robinson
(September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004)



Ray Charles on THE DICK CAVETT SHOW, September 18, 1972.

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