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On this day in 1980.

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The burned remains of a C-130 cargo plane used in the aborted
raid to rescue U.S. embassy hostages.

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Barbara Joan "Barbra" Streisand is 75 today.

Barbra Streisand is among a small group of entertainers
who have been honored with an
Emmy, Grammy, Oscar,
and Tony Award
, and is one of only two artists who have
also won a Peabody. Streisand is one of the best-selling
music artists of all time
, with more than 68.5 million albums
in the U.S.and a total of 145 million records sold worldwide.

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LAB RESULTS IN ON THIS DAY IN 1964

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The original Kingsmen in 1963 from left: Don Gallucci, Jack
Ely, Lynn Easton, Mike Mitchell, and Bob Nordby.

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The FBI lab reported that it could not determine the lyrics to "Louie Louie."

A rumor that the lyrics were intentionally slurred by the Kingsmen—to cover up
the alleged fact that they were laced with profanity, graphically depicting sex
between the sailor and his lady, were circulated among teens and the  song was
banned on many radio stations and in the country, including Indiana, where is
was personally prohibited by then Governor Matthew Welsh.

These actions were all taken despite the small matter that practically no one
could distinguish the actual lyrics. Denials of chicanery by Kingsmen and Ely
did not stop the controversy. The FBI started a 31-month investigation into the
matter and concluded they were "unable to interpret any of the wording in the
record”.

 

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SANDY KOZEL

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On this day in 1865

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Occurred on this day in 1912.

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The Ampex Design Team with the first broadcast videotape
recorder on this day in 1956
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The Ampex Mark IV prototype Quad Videotape Recorder is seen
here being demonstrated to CBS television network affiliate representatives.

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Loretta Lynn
(Webb) is 85 today.

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Loretta Lynn released a new album called Full Circle on March 4,
2016, marking her first studio album in more than 10 years. 

Loretta focused on raising a family until receiving a guitar for an anniversary
gift. After teaching herself to play, she went on to play with the Pen Brothers’
band The Westerners.

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ED DONAHUE

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It was on this day in 1994 the civil war erupted in Rwanda.

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Herbert Hoover, then Secretary of Commerce, is shown as he
took part in the first successful public demonstration of inter-
city television broadcasting on this day in 1927.

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Henry Ford’s first car was the Quadricycle, seen here with Ford
in 1896.

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It was on this day in 1947.

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Henry Ford (July 30, 1863 – April 7, 1947)

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On this day in 1949.

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MIKE GRACIA

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A discotheque in Berlin was bombed by Libyan terrorists on this
day in 1986.The U.S. attacked Libya with warplanes in retaliation
on April 15.

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Gen. Douglas MacArthur (center) wades ashore during initial
landings at Leyte, Philippine Islands.

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Douglas MacArthur (January 26, 1880 – April 5, 1964)

 

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Howard Robard Hughes Jr.

(December 24, 1905 – April 5, 1976)

 

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It was on this day in 1984.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Los Angeles Lakers) became the all-time NBA regular
season scoring leader when he broke Wilt Chamberlain’s record of 31,419
career points.

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor Jr.) will be 70 on
April 16.

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