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SINGER BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1915

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Francis Albert Sinatra
  (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998)

Singer, actor, and producer Frank Sinatra was one of the most popular
and influential musical artists of the 20th century. He is one of the
best-
selling music
artists of all time
, selling more than 150 million records
worldwide. Born in
Hoboken, New Jersey, to Italian immigrants, Sinatra
began his musical career in the
swing era with bandleaders Harry James
and
Tommy Dorsey.

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FORMER BLAZER HAS DIED AT 75

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Steve “Snapper” Jones (Stephen Howard Jones)
(October 17, 1942 – November 25,
2017)


Jones, was an ABA and NBA player, who played with the Portland Trail Blazers from 1975 to 1976. He later became known for his local work
as a television analyst for the Blazers. He was the brother of Nick Jones, another former ABA and NBA player.

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TOP NEWS STORY ON THIS DAY IN 1963

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Walter Cronkite removes his glasses while announcing the death of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963.(Getty Images)

Walter Cronkite announces the death of President Kennedy.
    
    

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Lyndon B. Johnson is sworn in as President of the United States.

   

John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) 35th President of the United States

John Fitzgerald Kennedy
(May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963)

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PAST WORLD NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

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TIM MAGUIRE

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On this day in 1957, 300 U.S. Army troops stood guard as nine black students
were escorted to class at Central High School in Little Rock,
AR. The children
had been forced to withdraw 2 days earlier because of unruly white mobs.

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On this day in 1919, President Woodrow Wilson collapsed after a speech in 
Pueblo,
CO. The speaking tour was in support of the Treaty of Versailles.

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On this day in 1897.

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William Cuthbert Faulkner
(September 25, 1897 – July 6, 1962)

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Michael Kirk Douglas is 73 today.

Michael Douglas won an Academy Award for Best Actor for his role
in the 1987 film Wall Street. He reprised his role in the 2010 sequel
Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps. His other notable film credits
include The China Syndrome (1979) Basic Instinct (1992) and Falling
Down (1993). He is the son of legendary actor
Kirk Douglas.

A poster depicting an older man standing on a concrete platform, wearing a business outfit, holding a briefcase and a shotgun. Above in black letters it reads: "Michael Douglas". Below in large white letters over a red background it reads: "Falling Down". Beneath that with the film credits, it reads in small white letters: "A Joel Schumacher Film". In the background are skyscrapers and a smog filled sky.

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HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST WORLD NEWS

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On this day in 1952, Richard Nixon gave his "Checkers Speech". At the time
he was a candidate for
U.S. vice-president.

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Richard Nixon and family dog Checkers.
 

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On this day in 63 B.C.

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The Lewis (Left) and Clark (Right) expedition ended their trip to the Pacific
Northwest on this day in 1806.

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Freud died on this day in 1939.

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Freud’s couch.

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Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen is 68 years old today.

Known simply as The Boss, rock legend Bruce Springsteen hit fame in
1975 with his critically acclaimed album Born to Run and again in 1984
with his rock anthem "Born in the U.S.A." He won his 20th career Grammy
Award in 2009 when his song "Working on a Dream" took Best Solo Rock
Vocal Performance. Springsteen felt deep alienation while attending high
school and did not appear at his
graduation. He failed his physical
examinations after being drafted to fight in Vietnam and never served.

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