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IT WAS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

    
    
    
    
    
    

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Soviet hard-liners announced that President Mikhail Gorbachev had
been removed from power on this day in 1991. Gorbachev returned
to power two days later.

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Adolf Hitler was approved for sole executive power in Germany as Fuehrer on this day in 1934.

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Francis Gary Powers (far right) an American U-2 pilot, was convicted
of espionage in Moscow on this day in 1960.

    
    

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  Pilot Francis Gary Powers and his U-2 spy plane.

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It was on this day in1977. The comedian was 86.

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MOVIE WAS RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1973

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(History) – On this day in 1973, “American Graffiti,” a nostalgic coming-of-
age tale set  in 1962 on the streets and steeped in the car-centric culture of suburban
California, was released in theaters across the U.S. The movie 
went  on to become a sleeper hit.   

“American Graffiti” was the second full-length feature film directed by George Lucas (below) who would later become best known for the blockbuster hit
“Star Wars” (1977) and its sequels.

   
    
    
    
    
   
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IT WAS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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The armistice agreement that ended the Korean War was signed at Panmunjon, Korea on this day in 1953.

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The U.S. Congress asked for impeachment procedures against
President Richard Nixon on this day in 1974.
 

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It was on this day in 1996.

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The blast site is seen during the investigation immediately following
the bombing.

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On this day in 1980, the deposed shah of Iran, Muhammad Riza
Pahlavi, died of cancer in a hospital near Cairo, Egypt.

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Mohammad Reza Pahlavi (October 26, 1919 – July    27, 1980)

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Bob Hope (Leslie Townes Hope) (May 29, 1903 – July 27, 2003)

Bob Hope, was an English-American stand-up comedian, vaudevillian,
actor, singer, dancer, athlete, and author. With a career that spanned
nearly 80 years, Hope appeared in
more than 70 short and feature films,
with 54 feature films with Hope as star, including a series of seven
"
Road" musical comedy movies with Bing Crosby as Hope’s top-billed
partner.

In addition to hosting the Academy Awards show 19 times, more than
any other host, he appeared in many stage productions and television 
roles, and was the author of 14 books.
Hope retired in 1997, and died at
the age of 100 in 2003, at his home in the Toluca Lake neighborhood of
Los Angeles.


Bob Hope performs for servicemen at Munda Airstrip, New Georgia,
Solomon Islands, in 1944.

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Bob Hope in the guest chair on the Tonight Show with host Johnny
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The song "Thanks for the Memory” was Hope’s
signature tune.


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SHOW FIRST AIRED ON THIS DAY IN 1933

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Virginia Clark (as Helen) and David Gothard (Left), cast members
of “The Romance of Helen Trent”. Man at right is unidentified.

The first radio broadcast of "The Romance of Helen Trent" was
followed by 7,222 episodes, ending in 1960. The soap was one
of the most beloved of all the old time radio shows
. It outlived
most of network radio!

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From the National Radio Hall Of Fame Gallery.

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FILMS CHRACTER INSPIRATION DIES AT 79

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Adrian Cronauer (September 8, 1938 – July 18, 2018)

NORFOLK, Va. — The man whose military radio antics inspired a character
played by Robin Williams in the film "Good Morning, Vietnam" has died.

Adrian Cronauer died after a long illness. He had lived in Troutville, Virginia.

During his service as a U.S. Air Force sergeant in Vietnam in 1965 and 1966, Cronauer opened his Armed Forces Radio show with "Goooooood morning,
Vietnam!"  Williams made the refrain famous in the 1987 film, loosely based
on
Cronauer’s time in Saigon.


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