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SANDY KOZEL

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Saddam Hussein’s Underground Hiding Place.

Alive, Memes, and Spider: December 13, 2003: Deposed raqi
 leader Saddam Hussein is captured
 alive by US forces near Tikrit, lraq.
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An Iraqi-American named Samir, who served as a translator for the Special Forces, is pictured pinning Hussein to the ground. Hussein was pulled from a spider hole along with a Glock 18C, an AK-47, and $750,000 in US bank notes. Credit: @todayinamericanhistory

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The first Trial of Saddam Hussein began on October 19, 2005. He was
sentenced to death November 5, 2006 and was executed (below) the following month on December 30.

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Richard “Dick” Wayne Van Dyke 93 years old today.

Dick Van Dyke is the Star of The Dick Van Dyke Show 
on CBS (1961 – 1966) and Diagnosis: Murder on CBS 
(1993 – 2001). He won a SAG Life Achievement award      
in 2012 and a Disney Legend Award in 1998. He also      
starred in the 1964 classic
Mary Poppins and was 
cast in the film’s sequel, Mary Poppins Returns.        

        
        
        
       

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ED DANAHUE

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Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy declared war on the United States on
this day in 1941. The
U.S
in turn declared war on the two countries.

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The series Magnum, P.I. ran from this day in 1980 to 1988 during
its first-run broadcast on the CBS television network.  According
to the
Nielsen ratings
, the series consistently ranked in the top
twenty TV programs during the first five years of its original run.


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The cast from left: Tom Selleck, Larry Manetti, John Hillerman, and
Roger E, Mosley.

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A 1982 Ferrari 308 GTSi, driven by Tom Selleck and Larry Manetti in
TV series "Magnum P.I." is on display in the Petersen Automotive Museum.

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Thomas William Selleck turned 73 January 29.

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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On this day in 1941,the United States entered World War II when it
declared war against Japan. The act came one day after the attack
on Pearl Harbor. Britain and Canada also declared war on Japan.

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Smoke rises from the battleship USS Arizona as it sinks during the
Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on Dec. 7, 1941.

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John Winston Ono Lennon (9 October 1940 – 8 December 1980)

Lennon (left) signing a copy of Double Fantasy for Chapman several hours before the murder.
John Lennon (left) signing a copy of Double Fantasy album for Mark Chapman several hours before the murder.


In New York City on this day in 1980, Mark David Chapman shot former Beatle 
John Lennon to death. Earlier in the day, Lennon had autographed an album
for Chapman (above).


The main entrance to The Dakota, where Lennon was shot.

Mark Chapman's mugshot.
1980 mug shots.

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Mark David Chapman turned 63 May 10.

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President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs
a declaration of war.

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