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JOHN BELMONT

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On this day in 1967. in Cape Town, South Africa, a team of surgeons headed by Dr. Christian Barnard, performed the first human heart transplant on Louis Washkansky. He only lived 18 days.

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In Bhopal, India on this day in 1984, more than 2,000 people were
killed after a cloud of poisonous gas escaped from a pesticide
plant. The plant was operated by a Union Carbide subsidiary.

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It was on this day in 1964.

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“A Streetcar Named Desire” is a 1947 play written by American playwright Tennessee Williams that received the Pulitzer Prize
for Drama in 1948. The play opened on Broadway on December
3, 1947, and closed on December 17, 1949, at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre.

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Marlon Brando

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Ozzy in 1974.


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John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne is 69 years old today.

Rock ‘n’ roll performer Ozzy Osbourne gained fame as the lead singer of Black
Sabbath
and became known as the Prince of Darkness and the Godfather of
Heavy Metal. 

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RADIO SHOW BEGAN ON THIS DAY IN 1934

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Lux Radio Theatre was a radio show that ran on CBS from 1934–1955. Every
week they broadcast an hour-long adaptation of a popular film or
Broadway
play
, often starring members of the original cast.

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Left to Right: Cecil B. DeMille, unidentified actor, Gary Cooper, and
Helen Mack rehearsing "The Virginian" for a 1939 episode of Lux
Radio Theater.

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Jane Wyman and Jimmy Stewart in the Lux Radio Theater
adaptation of the 1947 film “Magic Town”.

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Cary Grant and Greer Garson during a 1942 Lux Radio Theatre
broadcast of “Bedtime Story”.   
 
      
     


May 31, 1943

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PLAY OPENED ON THIS DAY IN 1962

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Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? won both the 1963 Tony
Award
for Best Play and the 1962–63 New York Drama
Critics’ Circle
Award for Best Play. It is frequently revived
on the modern stage. The
film adaptation was released in
1966.

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Playwright Edward Franklin Albee III 
(March 12, 1928 – September 16, 2016)

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SANDY KOZEL

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Alexander Graham Bell (1847-1922), the Scottish-born American scientist best
known as the inventor of the telephone, was granted the first official patent for
his telephone on this day in 1876,

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In 1969, James Earl Ray pleads Guilty to the murder of Martin
Luther King Jr.

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CARLATA BRADLEY

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1962   

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

                                

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1992

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1949 Broadway opening on this day.

 

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Arthur Asher Miller (October 17, 1915 – February 10, 2005)

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