Archive for July 3rd, 2018

MOVIE RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1985

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The blockbuster action-comedy “Back to the Future”–in which John
DeLorean’s iconic concept car is memorably transformed into a time-
travel device–is released in theaters across the United States.

The film “Back to the Future,” directed by Robert Zemeckis, starred
Michael J. Fox as Marty McFly, a teenager who travels back 30 years
using a time machine built by the zany scientist Doc Brown
(Christopher Lloyd).

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Christopher Lloyd (left) and Michael J. Fox in a scene from “Back to
the Future”.

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CELEBRATING THE FOURTH IN THE 1900’s

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HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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SANDY KOZEL

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The American Civil War Battle of Gettysburg, PA, ended after three
days on this day in 1863. It was a major victory for the North as Confederate troops retreated.

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U.S. Gen. George Washington took command of the Continental
Army at Cambridge,
MA. on this  day in 1775.

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Mourners carry coffins of victims from the air disaster through the streets of Tehran.    
    
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
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It was on this day in 1962.

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Jim Morrison (Left) of The Doors died in Paris at age 27 on this day
in 1971. The cause was allegedly of a heroin overdose.

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James Douglas Morrison (December 8, 1943 – July 3, 1971)

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Thomas Cruise Mapother IV is 56 years old today.


Actor Tom Cruise won Golden Globe Awards for his roles in
Born on the
Fourth of
July
(1990), Jerry Maguire (1996), and Magnolia (2000). He had
his breakthrough role in the 1983 film
Risky Business and in 1996, he
began playing Ethan Hunt in the popular Mission: Impossible film series. 

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Tom Cruise from the 1986 classic summer blockbuster Top Gun.

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