Archive for May 16th, 2018




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President Andrew Johnson was acquitted during the Senate impeachment, by one vote on this day in 1868.

An illistration of President Johnson’s impeachment trial in the
Senate, published in Harper’s Weekly.


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The first Academy Awards were held in Hollywood on this day in

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Oscars 1929
William C Demille, President Of The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts
And Sciences hands an Oscar to Mary Pickford (with Warner Baxter
and Hans Kraly looking on) at the first ceremony.

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Henry Jaynes Fonda (May 16, 1905 – August 12, 1982)

Henry Fonda was a film and stage actor with a career spanning
five decades. Fonda made his mark early as a
Broadway actor.

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Henry Fonda and Katharine Hepburn in their
Oscar-winning roles in "On Golden Pond"


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Singer, dancer, actor and comedian Sammy Davis, JR. 
was noted for his
impressions of actors, musicians and
other celebrities. At the age of three, Davis began his
career in
vaudeville with his father, Sammy Davis Sr.
and the
Will Mastin Trio.

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James Maury Henson  (September 24, 1936 – May 16, 1990)

Jim Henson was a puppeteer, artist, cartoonist, inventor, screenwriter,
and filmmaker who achieved international fame as the creator of
. He died of toxic shock syndrome at age 53.

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