Archive for September 17th, 2013

FORMER ASTRONAUT IS 83 TODAY

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     Edgar Dean Mitchell, Sc.D. was born in Hereford, Texas

Mitchell is a retired U.S. Navy Captain, pilot and NASA astronaut. As the 
lunar module pilot of Apollo 14, he spent nine hours working on the lunar 
surface, making him the sixth person to walk on the Moon. Mitchell was
awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Richard Nixon
in 1970.

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RACE CAR DRIVER IS 38 TODAY

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Jimmie Johnson in the No. 48 Lowe’s Chevrolet SS for Hendrick  
Motorsports

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Jimmie Kenneth Johnson

Jimmie Johnson is a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver who has won four 
consecutive Sprint Cup championships. He began racing motorcycles at 
the age of four in California. Johnson was the first race car driver to be
named Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year in 2009.      

 


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HE REMAINS THE WEALTHIEST MAN!

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A young William Henry "Bill" Gates III. He will be 57 October
28th
 

Microsoft Corporation. co-founder Bill Gates remains Americas richest 
man. According to Forbes annual list of the top 400 richest released
Monday, Gates net worth is at $72 billion. He has taken the top spot
for twenty straight years.

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TODAY IN HISTORY

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IT WAS ON THIS DAY IN 1967

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