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The thirteen-day siege of the Alamo by Santa Anna and his army
ended on this day in 1836. The Mexican army of three thousand
men defeated the 189
Texas volunteers.

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The U.S. Supreme Court’s Dred Scott decision on this day in 1857, 
ruled that blacks could not sue in federal court to be citizens.

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Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni   
(March 6, 1475 – February 18, 1564) 

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Most Famous Works Of Art: The Creation Of Adam by Michelangelo

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On this day in 1981, Walter Cronkite (above) appeared in the last 
airing of "CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite." He had been
on the job 19 years.

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Edward Leo Peter McMahon Jr. (March 6, 1923 – June 23, 2009)

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Ed McMahon (left) and
Johnny Carson (right) began their long association in
their first TV series, the
ABC game show Who Do You Trust?, running from
1957 to 1962. Then afterwards, McMahon would make his famous thirty-year
mark as Carson’s
sidekick, announcer and second banana on NBC‘s highly successfully The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson from 1962 to 1992.
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Rob Reiner, actor, writer, director, producer, and activist, is 71 
years old today.

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FORMER SITCOM STAR HAS DIED AT 94

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Baby Rose Marie was a popular radio personality in 1928.

Rose Marie celebrated her 94th birthday on Aug. 15 at her home in the San Fernando Valley.

Rose Marie Mazzetta
(August 15, 1923 – December 28, 2017)

(FoxNews) – Rose Marie, the actress made famous for her role as Sally
Rogers on famed 1960 sitcom “The Dick Van Dyke Show,” has died.

The news comes from the star’s official Twitter account, which stated
she had passed at her home in Van Nuys California.
 

Rose Marie, left, with fellow cast members Mary Tyler Moore, Morey Amsterdam and Dick Van Dyke, seated, on ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’ in the early 1960s.
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From left: Rose Marie,fellow cast members Mary Tyler Moore, Morey Amsterdam and Dick Van Dyke, front, on ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’
in the early 1960s.

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IT’S BECOME A CHRISTMAS CLASSIC!

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A 1983  Christmas comedy film directed by Bob Clark, and based on Jean
Shepherd
‘s semi-fictional anecdotes in his 1966 book In God We Trust: All
Others Pay
Cash
, with some elements from his 1971 book Wanda Hickey’s
Night of Golden Memories
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Peter Billingsley-Michaelsen turned 46 on April 16.

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A rare behind-the-scenes photo.

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M*A*S*H STAR IS 80 YEARS YOUNG TODAY

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Loretta Jane Swit was born in Passaic, New Jersey

  
Loretta Swit played the role of head nurse Major Margaret “Hot Lips” Houlihan
on CBS-TV’s M*A*S*H (1972-1983). She won two Emmy Awards for her work.  

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HENRY WINKLER IS 72 YEARS OLD TODAY

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Henry Franklin Winkler was born in New York City.

Henry Winkler rose to fame as the greaser mechanic The Fonz on Happy Days
during the 1970s on ABC. He has since had multiple roles in film and television.

Winkler 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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Henry Winkler and Ron Howard

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