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FORMER PRO WRESTLER IS DEAD AT 73

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James Reiher Snuka (born James Wiley Smith)  
(May 18, 1943 – January 15, 2017)  

Former pro wrestler Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka died Sunday, 12
days after a Pennsylvania judge dismissed a murder case
against him in the 1983 death of his girlfriend.

In December 2016, it was announced that Snuka was in hospice
and had an expected six months left to live, due to a terminal
illness
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Jimmy Snuka (l) and ed Francis during a match from
the Portland sports arena in portland, or, 1973.

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CARLATA BRADLEY

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Martin Luther King Jr. (born Michael King Jr.)
(January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968)

At age 25, King became the pastor at Dexter Avenue
Baptist Church in Alabama. He received the Nobel
Peace Prize in 1964.

 

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Green Bay Packers quarterback Bart Starr (above) was named the
Most Valuable Player of the first Super Bowl.

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U.S. Surgeon General Luther Terry (left) addressing a press
conference on the release of the 1964 Report on Smoking and
Health.

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Alexander Hamilton  (January 11, 1757 – July 12, 1804)

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FORMER NFL STAR IS 83 TODAY

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Bryan Bartlett "Bart" Starr was born in Montgomery, AL.

The former Green Bay Packers quarterback was selected to
four Pro Bowl teams and was named 1966 NFL MVP. He won
five NFL Championships and two Super Bowls with the Packers,
being named MVP of Super Bowls I and II. Bart Starr compiled
24,718 passing yards and 152 touchdowns during his career.

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The Boeing 314 Yankee Clipper of Pan American Airways. .

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