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JIM NABORS IS DEAD AT 87

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James Thurston Nabors (June 12, 1930 – November 30, 2017)  

The actor, singer and comedian, Jim Nabors, the star who played the clumsy
deputy sheriff Gomer Pyle on “The Andy Griffith Show” on CBS (1960-1968) 
and eventually starred in his own spinoff, died today.Nabors’ health had been
declining for the past year. His immune system also was suppressed after he
underwent a liver transplant about 20 years ago. (Fox News) 

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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On this   day in 1999.

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Pink Floyd’s best – selling album was released on this day in 1979.

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Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill
(November 30, 1874 – January 24, 1965)

Winston Churchill served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from
1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955.

     
     

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Samuel Langhorne Clemens (pen name Mark Twain)
(November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910)

Clemens was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur,
publisher, and lecturer. Among his novels are The
Adventures of Tom Sawyer
(1876) and its sequel, the
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885).

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Richard Wagstaff Clark
(November 30, 1929 – April 18, 2012)

Dick Clark was a radio and television personality, TV producer who remains best
cultural icon who remains best known for hosting American Bandstand from 1957
to 1987 on ABC. He also hosted the game show Pyramid and Dick Clark’s New
Year’s Rockin’ Eve. Clark was often referred to as "America’s oldest teenager"
or "the world’s oldest teenager”.
    
    

    
    
    
    
    
   
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SEATTLE SEAHAWKS STAR IS 29 TODAY

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Russell Carrington Wilson was born in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Russell Wilson is a popular quarterback for the National Football League’s
Seattle Seahawks. He played college football for the University of Wisconsin
during the 2011 season and set the single-season record for pass efficiency,
leading the team to a Big Ten title and the 2012 Rose Bowl. Wilson was
selected by the Seahawks with the 12th pick in the third round (75th overall)
of the 2012 NFL Draft and led the Seattle team to their first ever Super Bowl
victory in 2013. He is currently the second highest rated NFL passer of all
time behind Aaron Rogers of the Green Bay Packers.

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JOHN BLEMONT

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On this day in 1963, President Johnson (below) named a commission
headed by Earl Warren to investigate the assassination of President
John F.
Kennedy.

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In this 1964 file photo, the bipartisan presidential commission to
investigate the assassination of President John F. Kennedy sits
for an official picture, at the Veterans of Foreign Wars office on
Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP)

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President Lyndon B. Johnson.

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The U.N. General Assembly on this day in 1947,  passed a resolution
that called for the division of Palestine between Arabs and Jews.

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The first airplane flight over the South Pole was made by
U.S. Navy
Lt. Comdr. Richard E. Byrd on this day in 1929.



A Ford Trimotor aircraft, the Floyd Bennett (S/N NX4542), was 
selected for the epic polar air journey.
 

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On this day in 1981.

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On this day in 1986.

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On this day in 2001.

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IT’S THAT TIME OF THE YEAR!

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