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TIM MAGUIRE

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It was on this day in 1963.

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On this day in 2005, President George W. Bush spoke to the nation
from New Orleans, promising the United States government will pay
most of the costs of rebuilding the Gulf Coast ravaged by Hurricane
Katrina. It would be one of the largest reconstruction projects the
world has ever seen.

Bush acknowledged his administration had failed to adequately
respond to Hurricane Katrina, which killed hundreds of people
across five states.

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The Nuremberg Laws were enacted by Nazi Germany on this day in
1935. The act stripped all German Jews of their civil rights and the swastika was made the official symbol of Nazi Germany.

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On this day in 1950, U.N. forces landed at Inchon, Korea in an
attempt to relieve South Korean forces and recapture Seoul.

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British-Hessian troops under the command of General Howe march
through New York as they took over the city during the American
Revolution on this day in 1776. 

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British troops landing at Kip’s Bay, Manhattan, New York.

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William Oliver Stone is 71 years old today.

Oliver Stone is a screenwriter, film producer, and director of motion
pictures
and documentaries. Stone won an Academy Award for Best
Adapted Screenplay
as writer of Midnight Express(1978). He also
wrote the acclaimed gangster movie Scarface (1983). As a director,
Stone achieved prominence as director/writer of the war drama
Platoon
(1986).  

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PAST WORLD NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

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MIKE GRACIA

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President Nixon and White House chief of staff H.R. Haldeman
discussed a plan to use the CIA to obstruct the FBI’s Watergate investigation.

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President Nixon (seated) and H.R. Haldeman.

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It was on this day in 1995.

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Jonas Edward Salk (October 28, 1914 – June 23, 1995)

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SANDY KOZEL

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Lewis and Clark departing St. Louis, Missouri.


On this day in 1804 the “Corps of Discovery”–featuring approximately
45 men (although only an approximate 33 men would make the full
journey)–left St. Louis for the American interior.

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Skylab, America’s first space station, was successfully launched into
an orbit around the earth on this day in 1973. Eleven days later, U.S.
astronauts Charles Conrad, Joseph Kerwin, and Paul Weitz made a
rendezvous with Skylab, repairing a jammed solar panel and also
conducting scientific experiments during their 28-day stay aboard
the space station.

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George Walton Lucas Jr. is 74 years old today.

George Lucas began his collegiate career studying anthropology
at Modesto Junior College, then transferred to the University of
Southern California School of Cinematic Arts. He attempted to join
the U.S. Air Force after graduation but they wouldn’t accept him
because of the number of speeding tickets on his record, so
instead he re-enrolled at USC as a graduate student in film
production.

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Francis Albert Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998)

Frank Sinatra was one of the most popular and influential musical
artists of the 20th century and one of the
best-selling music artists
of all time
, having sold more than 150 million records worldwide.

          

 

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EDDIE VAN HALEN IS 62 TODAY

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Edward Lodewijk "Eddie" Van Halen was born in the Netherlands.

Musician, songwriter, and producer Eddie Van Halen the co-founded the rock
band Van Halen. He was joined in the band by Alex Van Halen, Wolfgang Van
Halen
, David Lee Roth and Michael Anthony. He used to travel from Pasadena
to San Pedro to learn classical piano from an elderly gentleman at the request
of his mother.  Eddie Van Halen is ranked #8 on Rolling Stone’s list of Top
100 Guitarists.

 

 

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HENRY ‘’THE FONZ’’ WINKLER IS 71 TODAY

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Henry Franklin Winkler
was born in New York City, New York.

Actor director, comedian, producer and author, Henry Winkler is best known
for his role as Arthur Fonzarelli in the ABC-TV sitcom Happy Days (1974-1984).

He made his acting debut in his 8th grade school production of Billy Budd, after
which he earned his bachelor’s degree from Emerson College in 1967 and
graduated from Yale School of Drama in 1970.

 

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