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THE GOLDEN BEAR IS 78 TODAY

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Jack William Nicklaus was born in Columbus, Ohio.

Professional golfer Jack Nicklaus has 18 major championship wins including
5-time PGA and 3-time Open championships. He was a football player while 
at Ohio State University.

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From left: Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus.

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FORMER ASTRONAUT IS 88 TODAY

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Buzz Aldrin (Edwin Eugene Aldrin Jr.) was born in Glen Ridge,
New Jersey
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As the Lunar Module Pilot on Apollo 11, he was one of the first two
humans to
land on the Moon, and the second person to walk on 
it
. He set foot on the Moon, on July 21, 1969,  following mission
commander
Neil Armstrong.

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RECAPPING PAST WORLD NEWS

today in history

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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Indira Gandhi was elected prime minister of India on this day in 1966.

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It was on this day in 2001, upon leaving office, Bill Clinton admitted
to his
false statements concerning his affair with Ms. Lewinsky.   
    
    
    
   

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Dolly Rebecca Parton Dean is 72 years young today.

Dolly Parton is the most honored female country performer
of all time. Achieving 25
Recording Industry Association of
America (RIAA) certified Gold, Platinum, and Multi-Platinum
awards, she has had 25 songs reach No. 1 on the Billboard

country music charts, a record for a female artist (tied with
Reba McEntire). She has 41 career top 10 country albums,
a record for any artist, and she has 110 career charted
singles over the past 40 years.

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HORROR DIRECTOR IS 70 TODAY

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John Howard Carpenter

Director and composer John Carpenter is known for his horror,
thriller and science fiction films. His filmography includes The
Thing (1982), Big Trouble in Little China (1986), Halloween (1978),
Escape from New York (1981) and Starman (1984). He has
composed most of the music for his films. Carpenter made
short horror films on 8mm before high school.

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Carpenter at the keyboard.

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PORTLAND FIRE AND RESCUE STATION 11

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5707 SE 92nd Avenue station in the Lents neighborhood of the city
of Portland, Oregon. It was built in 1928.

    
The 92nd Avenue station as it looks today.

       

       
Engine 11 (advanced life support)

      
      
     

      
 Rescue 11

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