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MIKE GRACIA

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A discotheque in Berlin was bombed by Libyan terrorists on this
day in 1986.The U.S. attacked Libya with warplanes in retaliation
on April 15.

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Gen. Douglas MacArthur (center) wades ashore during initial
landings at Leyte, Philippine Islands.

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Douglas MacArthur (January 26, 1880 – April 5, 1964)

 

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Howard Robard Hughes Jr.

(December 24, 1905 – April 5, 1976)

 

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It was on this day in 1984.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Los Angeles Lakers) became the all-time NBA regular
season scoring leader when he broke Wilt Chamberlain’s record of 31,419
career points.

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor Jr.) will be 70 on
April 16.

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SANDY KOZEL

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Edward R. Murrow on the CBS set of See It Now.

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"The Monitor and Merrimac: The First Fight Between Ironclads"
during the  Battle of Hampton Roads in 1862.
 

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George Burns and his wife, Gracie Allen.

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George Burns (Nathan Birnbaum) (January 20, 1896 – March 9, 1996)

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MIKE GRACIA

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Walter Cronkite’s last day in the anchor chair at the CBS Evening
News.

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Robert "Rob" Reiner is 70 years old today.

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NEWS COMMENTATOR HAS DIED AT 66

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Alan Samuel Colmes (September 24, 1950 – February 23, 2017)

The liberal radio and TV commentator died at a Manhattan medical center this
morning after suffering from lymphoma. 

Colmes, who was born in New York City, was  a longtime radio host with WABC 
and WNBC, author, and even a stand up comedian.

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TIM MAGUIRE

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Michael Kirk Douglas is 72 today.

Michael Douglas studied drama at the University of California,
Santa Barbara. His role as flamboyant pianist Liberace in the
2013 HBO biopic Behind the Candelabra earned him an Emmy
Award.

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From left: Michael Douglas with his father Kirk Douglas.

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