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TIM MAGUIRE

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The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) began an oil-
embargo against several countries including the
U.S. and Great Britain
on this day in 1973. The incident stemmed from Western support of
Israel when Egypt and Syria attacked the nation on October 6, 1973. It
lasted until March of 1974.

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American troops defeated British forces in Saratoga, NY. on this day in 1777. It
was the turning point in the American Revolutionary War.

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An earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter Scale hit the San Francisco Bay
area in
California on this day in 1989. The quake caused about 67 deaths,
3,000 injuries, and damages up to $7 billion.

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Al Capone was convicted on income tax evasion and was sentenced to 11
years in prison on this day in 1931. He was released in 1939.

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Arthur Miller on a trip with his wife,
actress Marilyn Monroe.

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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Patty Hearst got prison time on this day in 1976.

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Author F. Scott Fitzgerald was born on this day in 1896.


His other novels include This Side of Paradise, The Beautiful and Damned,
and Tender Is the Night. He was so intelligent as a child that he was given
permission to attend only a half-day of
school, and he could decide which
half.

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Mike Wallace (left) and Harry Reasoner.

The television series "60 Minutes" premiered on CBS
on this day in 1968.

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On this day in 1957, the Brooklyn Dodgers played their last game at Ebbets
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Jane and Jim Henson.

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Jim Henson and friends.

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James Maury "Jim" Henson
(September 24, 1936 – May 16, 1990)

Jim Henson was the beloved puppeteer and creator of 
The Muppets, Sesame Street, and Fraggle Rock. He
created the iconic puppets Kermit the Frog, Oscar the
Grouch, and Bert and Ernie. He was honored on the
Hollywood Walk of Fame as both himself and Kermit
the Frog.

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MIKE GRACIA

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Billy the Kid, born Henry McCarty; also known as William H. Bonney
(1859 – July 14, 1881)

Bonney was an outlaw who was shot and killed by Sheriff Pat Garrett in Fort Sumner
on this day in 1881.

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Richard Benjamin Speck (December 6, 1941 – December 5, 1991)

Speck was a mass murderer who systematically tortured, raped, and murdered
eight student nurses from South Chicago Community Hospital on this day in
1966.  He was sentenced to death, but the sentence was later overturned due
to issues with jury selection at his trial. Speck died of a heart attack after serving
25 years in prison.

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The space probe Mariner 4 flew by Mars, and sent back photographs
of the planet (below) on this day in 1965.

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Woodrow Wilson Guthrie (July 14, 1912 – October 3, 1967)

Singer-songwriter Woody Guthrie is regarded as one of the most
significant figures in American folk music; his songs, including social
justice songs, such as "This Land Is Your Land", have inspired several
generations both politically and musically. He wrote hundreds of political,
folk, and children’s songs, along with ballads and improvised works.

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SANDY KOZEL

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Russian cosmonaut Alexey Leonov became the first man to
conduct a spacewalk in 1965.

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The staff at the Pinellas Park hospice facility disconnected the
feeding tube on March 18, 2005, and Schiavo died on March 31,
2005.

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John Edmund Andrew Phillips
(August 30, 1935 – March 18, 2001)

Known as Papa John, Phillips was a member and leader of
the vocal group The Mamas & the Papas.

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