Archive for September 14th, 2014

PAPERS FIRST ISSUE ON THIS DAY IN 1982

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USA Today is a national daily newspaper published by the Gannett Company. It
was founded by Al Neuharth. It remains the widest circulated print newspaper in
the United States. USA Today is distributed in all fifty states, the District of
Columbia
, Puerto Rico, Guam, Canada and the United Kingdom. The paper
has its headquarters in the Tysons Corner area of Fairfax County, Virginia.

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WONDER – WRIGHT WEDDING ON THIS DAY IN 1970

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Stevie Wonder ( born Stevland Hardaway Judkins) and Syretta Wright

At the age of 20, singer Stevie Wonder married 24 year old Syreeta Wright, a
songwriter and former Motown secretary. The couple worked together on the 
his album, Where I’m Coming From; with Wonder writing the music, and Wright
helping with the lyrics. The two divorced two years later.

Wright died on July 6, 2004 of congestive heart failure, a result of chemotherapy
and radiation treatments she was receiving for breast and bone cancers. She
was 57 years old.

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TODAY IN HISTORY

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TV SERIES DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1972

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The Waltons won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series in
1973. Also in 1973 Richard Thomas won the Emmy for Lead Actor in a Drama
Series and Michael Learned won the Emmy for Lead Actress in a Drama Series
three times in 1973, 1974, and 1976. Ellen Corby was also a three-time winner
in the Supporting Actress category, winning in 1973, 1975, and 1976. Will Geer
was awarded the Supporting Actor Emmy in 1975. The series also earned a
Peabody Award for its
first season.


    

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BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1914

Clayton Moore 1914-1999

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Clayton Moore

(September 14, 1914 – December 28, 1999)

Moore was born Jack Carlton Moore in Chicago,
Illinois. He is best remembered as playing ABC 
TV’s masked man, The Lone Ranger that aired
for eight seasons, from 1949 to 1957. Before
fame, Clayton Moore became a circus acrobat,
performing a trapeze act in various expositions
and shows at age 8.


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