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REVIEWING PAST NEWS HEADLINES

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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Sir George Ivan "Van" Morrison is 71 years old today.

Irish singer-songwriter Van Morrison’s albums Moondance and 
Astral Weeks have received critical acclaim. His father’s huge 
record collection inspired him to pursue music. Many have said
Morrison is a very private person and sometimes refuses to look
at the audience while performing.

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Van Morrison being knighted recently by the Prince of Wales.

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LENNON KILLER DENIED PAROLE … AGAIN

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Mark David Chapman

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – John Lennon’s killer will remain behind bars after being
denied parole for the ninth time.

The New York state Board of Parole on Monday announced that it has again
denied parole to Mark David Chapman, who on Dec. 8, 1980, shot and killed
the former Beatle outside his luxury Manhattan apartment.

The 61-year-old Chapman pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and is
serving a sentence of 20-years to life in Wende Correctional Facility in
western New York.

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John Lennon encounters Mark Chapman outside the Dakota
Building, hours before Chapman killed the former Beatle.

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HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST NEWS EVENTS

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Guion Stewart Bluford, Jr. will be 74 November 22.

 

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RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1964


Roy Orbison’s "Oh, Pretty Woman" spent three weeks at
number
one on the Billboard Hot 100 on September 26,
1964, second single by Orbison to top the charts.

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COMEDY STAR GENE WILDER IS DEAD AT 83

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Gene Wilder (Jerome Silberman) (June 11, 1933 – August 29, 2016)

(FOXNEWS) – Gene Wilder, star of "Willy Wonka" and several classic Mel Brooks comedies, is dead. Wilder’s nephew Jordan Walker-Pearlman said the comedy
legend died late Sunday in Stamford, Conn. from complications from Alzheimer’s disease, a condition the actor kept private for three years so as not to disappoint
fans. His nephew said, "He simply couldn’t bear the idea of one less smile in the
world,"

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