Archive for September 18th, 2013

‘’THE JAW BREAKER’’ IS DEAD AT 70

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Muhammad Ali and Ken Norton during their 1973 fight in San Diego, the first 
of their three bouts against one another. Ali would wind up losing a 12-round 
decision after Norton broke his jaw early in the fight.

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Kenneth Howard Norton Sr. (August 9, 1943 – September 18, 2013)

LAS VEGAS (AP) –  Former heavyweight champion Ken Norton, who beat
Muhammad Ali and then lost a controversial decision to him in Yankee Stadium,
has died.

His son says he passed away Wednesday at a local care facility. He was 70.

Norton had been in poor health for the last several years after suffering a series
of strokes, a friend of his said.

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SITCOM SERIES DEBUT ON THIS DAY IN 1963

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The Patty Duke Show is a sitcom that ran on ABC television until  April 27, 
1966,  A total of 104 episodes were produced, most written by
Sidney
Sheldon
.

The dual role for Duke was a challenge for the special effects department,
considering that effects of that nature were rare for television in the early 1960s. especially for a sitcom.



          PATTY DUKE NOW
                  Anna Marie
"Patty" Duke is 66 (Dec. 14, 1946)

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MILITARY BRANCH FORMED ON THIS DAY IN 1947

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Initially part of the United States Army, the United States Air Force was formed as a 
separate branch of the military on 18 September 1947 under the National Security
Act of 1947
. It is the most recent branch of the U.S. military to be formed,
 

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TODAY IN HISTORY

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Sandy Kozel

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THE MAGIC BEGAN ON THIS IN 1965

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I Dream of Jeannie is a sitcom/fantasy series, produced by Screen 
Gems, the show originally aired from September 18, 1965 to May 
26, 1970. The first season of the show consisted of 30 episodes
filmed in black and white.

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Barbara Eden became 82 in August

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