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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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On this day in 1973, President Nixon
told an Associated Press
managing editors meeting in Orlando,
FL
, "people have got to
know whether or not their
president is a crook. Well, I’m not a
crook."


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On this day in 1558, Elizabeth I ascended the English throne upon
the death of Queen Mary Tudor.

   
    
    
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The Suez Canal opened in Egypt, linking the Mediterranean and the
Red seas on this day in 1869.

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The Suez Canal today.

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The U.S. Congress held its first session in Washington, DC, in
the partially completed Capitol building on this day in 1800.

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THE THINKER

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French Sculptor Auguste Rodin
(François Auguste René Rodin)
(November 12, 1840 – November 17, 1917)


THE KISS

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Martin Charles Scorsese is 75 years old today.

Acclaimed director Martin Scorsese’s films frequently feature gangsters
and focus on the world of crime. His iconic films include Taxi Driver (1976)
Raging Bull (1980) and Goodfellas (1990). In 2006, he won his first Academy
Award for Best Director for his film The Departed after previously being
nominated five times.

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PAST MAJOR EVENTS ON THIS DAY

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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Joseph Stalin became the undisputed ruler of the Soviet Union
on this day in 1927. Leon Trotsky (below) was expelled from the
Communist Party leading to Stalin coming to power.



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Leon Davidovich Trotsky

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During World War II, the naval battle of Guadalcanal began between Japanese and American forces on this day in 1942. The Americans
won a major victory.

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Canadian singer-songwriter, and musician Neil Percival Young
is 72 years old today.

After embarking on a music career in the 1960s, Neil Young moved to Los
Angeles, where he formed Buffalo Springfield with Stephen Stills, Richie
Furay
and others.

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TIM MAGUIRE

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World War I came to an end when the Allies and Germany signed
an armistice on this day in 1918. This day became recognized as
Veteran’s Day in the United States
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On this day in 1620, the Mayflower Compact was signed by the 41
men on the Mayflower when they landed in what is now known as Provincetown Harbor near Cape Cod. The compact called for "just
and equal laws."

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It was on this day in 2004.

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Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio is 43 years old today.

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio rose to prominence for his roles in the 1990’s films
What’s Eating Gilbert Grape, Romeo + Juliet and Titanic. He won an Academy
Award for Best Actor for his role as Hugh Glass in the 2015 film The Revenant.

He began his career by acting in commercials and educational films under the
name Lenny Williams.

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TIM MAGUIRE

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On this day in 1923, Adolf Hitler (center) made his first attempt at seizing
power in Germany with a failed coup in Munich that came to be known as
the "Beer-Hall Putsch."

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On this day in 1960, Senator John Fitzgerald Kennedy was declared
the winner of the Presidential Election over Vice-President Richard
M. Nixon.

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Ronald Reagan was elected governor of California on this day in
1966.

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The newly elected Governor of California,
Ronald Reagan talks to the press with wife
Nancy by his side.

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Blues singer-songwriter, musician, and activist Bonnie Lynn
Raitt is 68 today.

Raitt has received 10 Grammy Awards. She is listed as number 50 in Rolling
Stone
‘s list of the "100 Greatest Singers of All Time” and number 89 on their
list of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time".


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Led Zeppelin’s album "
Led Zeppelin IV" was released on this day        
in 1971. The album included the song "Stairway to Heaven."


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ROCK MUSICIAN IS 75 YEARS OLD TODAY

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Johnny Rivers (John Henry Ramistella) was born in New York City

Rock ‘n’ roll singer, songwriter, guitarist, and record producer Johnny Rivers
charted hits during the 1960s and 1970s and remains best known for a string
of hit singles between 1964 and 1968, among them a Chuck Berry "Memphis" ,
"Mountain of Love", "Secret Agent Man", "Poor Side of Town", which went
to  #1 and a Motown cover, “Baby I Need Your Lovin”.

Although his recording career is slowing down,  Johnny Rivers is still touring,
however, performing 50 to 60 shows a year. Increasingly he has returned to
the blues that inspired him initially.

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