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FORMER TRAIL BLAZER STAR IS 57 TODAY

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Charles Linwood "Buck" Williams was born
in
Rocky Mount, North Carolina.

On June 24, 1989, the Nets traded Buck Williams to
the Portland Trail Blazers in exchange for Sam Bowie
and a draft pick. During his stay with the Blazers, Buck
became an assistant coach. He spent seven seasons
with the Trail Blazers where he remains the franchise
leader in field goal percentage (55.0%). He then went
to the New York Knicks in 1996 and announced his
retirement from the NBA in 1999.

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MONKEY MEMBER IS 72 TODAY

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Micky Dolenz in Circus Boy.

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George Michael "Micky" Dolenz, Jr. was born in Los Angeles, CA.

Micky Dolenz was the drummer and lead vocalist with the 1960s rock band
The Monkees. The group rose to fame on the TV series The Monkees and
went on to release a number of hits including "Last Train to Clarksville" and
"Daydream Believer."

Since Davy Jones‘s death in 2012, Dolenz has been the only member of
The Monkees who has been with the band continuously since its inception
in 1965.

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REVIEWING PAST NEWS EVENTS

today in history

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SANDY KOZEL

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Marines arrive at Da Nang, 1965.

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Joseph Paul "Joe" DiMaggio (November 25, 1914 – March 8, 1999)

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