Archive for November 28th, 2016

ACTOR FRITZ WEAVER HAS DIED AT 90

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From an episode of  THE TWILIGHT ZONE, “The obsolete Man”
Originally aired June 2,1961 on CBS.

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The Twilight ZoneThird From the SunOriginal air date, January 8, 
1960.

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Fritz William Weaver (January 19, 1926 − November 26, 2016)

Weaver was an actor in television, stage, and motion pictures. He was
known for his work in science fiction and fantasy, especially in television
series and movies like The Twilight Zone, Night Gallery, The X-Files,
The Martian Chronicles
and Demon Seed. He died at his home in New
York, New York.

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MISSION LAUNCHED ON THIS DAY IN 1964

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The Mariner 4 spacecraft.

Mariner 4 (together with Mariner 3 known as Mariner–Mars 1964) was the fourth
in a
series of spacecraft
intended for planetary exploration in a flyby mode. It was designed to conduct close up scientific observations of Mars and to transmit these observations to Earth. Mariner 4 performed the first successful flyby of the planet
Mars, returning the first pictures of the Martian surface. On December 21, 1967 communications with Mariner 4 were terminated.
 

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                     Launch of Mariner 4.


The clearest Mariner 4 image showing craters.

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HIGHLIGHTING PAST NEWS STORIES

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CAMILLE
         BOHANNON

                          associated-press-news

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BERRY GORDY JR. IS 87 TODAY

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Motown Records founder Berry Gordy Jr. is known for his production and
songwriting work with The Supremes and Stevie Wonder. He also worked
with The Jackson 5, The Four Tops, and Marvin Gaye. He dropped out of
high school and trained to be a professional boxer.

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