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PRO–WRESTLING ICON HAS DIED AT 79

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 George “the Animal” Steele (William James "Jim" Myers)
(April 16, 1937 – February 16, 2017) 

(FoxNews) – Professional wrestler George "The Animal" Steele has died.  He
had major surgery in December 2015 and had been dealing with many health
issues ever since.

The WWE Hall of Famer continued to make wrestling appearances through the
2000s.

"The Animal" received a master’s degree from Central Michigan University and
was a high school teacher and wrestling coach in Michigan.

While he was teaching, he began to book gigs in the pro-wrestling world. His first
WWE appearance was in 1967 when he began his rivalry against WWE champ
Bruno Sammartino.

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Michael Jeffrey Jordan is 55 years old today.

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The first 911 emergency telephone system was inaugurated in Haleyville, AL
when a test call was placed by Alabama Speaker of the House Rankin Fite,
from  the Haleyville, Alabama, City Hall, to U.S. Rep. Tom Bevill, at the city’s
police station located in the same building.

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Ronald Wilson Reagan (February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004)

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George Herman "Babe" Ruth (February 6, 1895 – August 16, 1948)

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             New England Patriots                             Atlanta Falcons
 

The first AFL-NFL World Championship Game in professional American
football
, known retroactively as Super Bowl I was played on January 15,
1967 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California.

The National Football League champion Green Bay Packers defeated
the American Football League champion Kansas City Chiefs by the
score of 35–10.

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