Archive for October 4th, 2017

BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1923

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High School yearbook, 1941

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Heston as Moses from The Ten Commandments.

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Charlton Heston (John Charles Carter)
(October 4, 1923 – April 5, 2008)


As a Hollywood star, Charlton Heston appeared in 100 films
over the course of 60 years. He played Moses in  The Ten
Commandments
(1956), for which he received his first
nomination for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor –
Motion Picture Drama
. He also starred in  Ben-Hur (1959),
for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor, and
Planet of the Apes (1968).

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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The Soviet Union launched Sputnik I into orbit around the Earth on
this day in 1957. Sputnik was the first manmade satellite to enter
space. Sputnik I fell out of orbit on January 4, 1958.

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On this day in 1993, dozens of Somalis dragged an American soldier through
the streets of Mogadishu. A videotape showed Michael Durant being taken
prisoner by Somali militants.

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Joseph Frank "Buster" Keaton (October 4, 1895 – February 1, 1966)

Buster Keaton was an American actor, comedian, film director, producer, screenwriter, and stunt performer who  was best known for his silent films,
in which his trademark was
physical comedy with a consistently stoic,
deadpan
expression, earning him the nickname "The Great Stone Face."

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On this day in 1970.

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Janis Lyn Joplin  (January 19, 1943 – October 4, 1970)

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