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Clint Eastwood has fallen far - The Washington PostActor/Director Clint Eastwood (Clinton Eastwood Jr.) is 90
years old today. 

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MOVIE ICON IS 103 YEARS OLD TODAY

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Kirk Douglas (Issur Danielovitch) 


The retired actor, producer, director and author
is one of the last surviving
stars
of the film industry’s Golden Age.

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THE NEWS THAT MADE HISTORY

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ROSS SIMPSON

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On this day in 1973, Rose Mary Woods, told a federal court she was 
responsible for the 18-1/2 minute gap in a key Watergate tape. She demonstrates the stretch (above) that supposedly led to the deletion
on the tape. Woods was
Nixon‘s personal secretary from his days in
Congress in 1951, through the end of his political career.

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Rose Mary Woods (December 26, 1917 – January 22, 2005)

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The motion picture "Casablanca" had its world premiere at the Hollywood Theater in New York City on this day in 1942.

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A behind the scenes production still from “Casablanca”

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The famous hangar 2 featured in the last scenes of "Casablanca,"
(below) as it looks today at Van Nuys Airport. It was built in 1928.

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IT BECAME HISTORY ON THIS DAY

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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During World War II on this day in 1940, German war planes bombed
most of the English town of Coventry when about 500 Luftwaffe
bombers attacked.

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Coventry Cathedral in ruins following the German attack.

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The ruins of the old Coventry Cathedral today, a visible modern-day
reminder of the Blitz of 1940.

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Herman Melville’s novel "Moby Dick" was first published in the U.S.
on this day in 1851.
 

Herman Melville, 1870. Oil painting by Joseph Oriel Eaton.
Herman Melville (August 1, 1819 – September 28, 1891)

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SHOW HEARD FIRST ON THIS DAY IN 1933


Tom Mix was heard on NBC Radio for the first time. It aired until June
of 1950.

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Thomas Edwin Mix (Thomas Hezikiah Mix)
(January 6, 1880 – October 12, 1940)

Mix appeared in 291 films, all but nine of which were
silent movies. He was Hollywood’s first Western star
and helped define the genre as it emerged in the early
days of the cinema.

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