Archive for September 3rd, 2017

AMONG SOME GREAT MEMORIES

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The Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon
was an annual event held
on the eve of and during the
Labor Day holiday to raise money for the
Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). The show was founded and
hosted by actor and comedian
Jerry Lewis, who hosted the broadcast
from its 1966 inception until 2010. We recently lost Jerry on August
20. He was 91 years old.

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STEELY DAN BAND MEMBER HAS DIED AT 67

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Walter Carl Becker (February 20, 1950 – September 3, 2017)

According to his official website, Walter Becker, guitarist and the co-founder of the 
band Steely Dan, died today. The announcement did not reveal Becker’s cause of
death.

Steely Dan was inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2001. The group
disbanded in 1981, but came back in 1993 and has been touring since then.

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HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST WORLD NEWS

today in history

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, in a radio broadcast, announced that Britain and France had declared war on  Nazi
Germany. Germany had invaded Poland on September 1.

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The Revolutionary War between the
U.S. and Great Britain ended
with the Treaty of Paris on this day in 1783.

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Treaty of Paris original document.

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End of the hostage crisis on this day in 2004.

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The NASA spacecraft Viking 2 landed on Mars on this day in 1976. The unmanned spacecraft took the first close-up, color photos of the
planet’s surface.

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Vincent Thomas Lombardi

(June 11, 1913 – September 3, 1970)


Vince Lombardi died in Washington, D.C. of cancer on
Thursday morning, September 3, 1970. He was 57.
 
  
 

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