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In an attempt to lift the state out of the hard times of the Great Depression,
the Nevada state legislature voted to legalize gambling on this day in 1931.

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James Orsen "Jim" Bakker turned 77 in January.

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Bob Dylan’s debut album released by Columbia on this day in 1962.

            

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CHARLEY PRIDE IS 79 TODAY

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Charley Pride was a pitcher for the New York
Yankees’ minor league team.

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Charley Frank Pride was born in Sledge, Mississippi.

African American country singer Charley Pride is responsible
for over thirty #1 singles, including "All I Have to Offer You
(Is Me)" and "I’m Just Me." He started playing guitar when he
was a teenager. Pride was inducted into the Country Music
Hall of Fame in 2000.

 

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Charley Pride is one of the few African Americans to have had considerable success in the country music industry.

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ALBUM RELEASED ON THIS AY IN 1976

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Destroyer
is the fourth studio album by rock band Kiss. It was the third
successive Kiss album to reach the top 40 in the US, as well as the first
to chart in Germany and New Zealand. The album was certified gold by
the RIAA on April 22, 1976, and platinum on November 11 of the same
year, the first Kiss album to achieve platinum.

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KISS, America’s #1 Gold Record Award winning group of all
time have announced a series of Arena shows across Europe
in May 2017.

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SINGER MIKE LOVE IS 76 TODAY

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Michael Edward "Mike" Love was born in Los Angeles, California.

Singer and songwriter Mike Love is a member of the iconic surfer rock band
The Beach Boys. known for such hit songs as "Surfin’ U.S.A." and "Good
Vibrations." He attended Dorsey High School and later helped found the
band The Pendeltones, which went on to become The Beach Boys.

 

 

 

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SANDY KOZEL

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Albert Einstein (March 14, 1879 – April 18, 1955)
 
 

During World War II Einstein’s name was on a Nazi list of
assassination targets, with a $5,000 bounty on his head.

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Sir Michael Caine (Maurice Joseph Micklewhite).

Michael Caine served in the Korean War for the British Army. He made his
acting debut as Hindley, a drunk, in Wuthering Heights. He was knighted in
2000.

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