Archive for September 5th, 2012

ASSASSINATION FOILED ON THIS DAY IN 1975

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Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme

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President Gerald Ford

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SINGER – SONGWRITER HAS DIED AT 72

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                              Joe South (
Joseph Alfred Souter

                        (February 28, 1940 – September 5, 2012)

South wrote the country-pop favorite "(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden,"
had hits of his own with "Games People Play" and "Walk a Mile in My Shoes"
and recorded with Bob Dylan and Aretha Franklin. He died Wednesday of a
heart attack at his home in Flower Branch, GA.

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DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION ~ 1932

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt addresses the Democratic National Convention in  
Chicago, July 2, 1932. His son James is on the right.
Roosevelt was the first 
nominee
to make an acceptance speech in person.

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RAQUEL WELCH BECAME 72 TODAY

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                                                 Raquel at 7 years old

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MASSACRE IN MUNICH ON THIS DAY IN 1972

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A member of the Palestinian terrorist group holding hostages of the 
Israeli Olympic team appears on the balcony of the quarters where 
the team was staying at Munich Olympic Village.  

massacre members

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