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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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CARLATA BRADLEY

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The Soviet Union began the Berlin Blockade on this day in 1948. It
was one of the first major international crises of the Cold  War. The
Soviet Union blocked the Western Allies’ railway, road, and canal
access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control. (
Wikipedia)

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MOVIE RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1989

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On this day in 1989, Tim Burton’s noir spin on the well-known story
of the DC Comics hero Batman is released in theaters.

Michael Keaton starred in the film as the multimillionaire Bruce Wayne,
who has transformed himself into the crime-fighting Batman after
witnessing his parents’ brutal murder as a child.

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Michael Keaton (Michael John Douglas) will be 68
September 5th.
 

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John Joseph (Jack) Nicholson turned 82 in April. He
is shown above in character as The Joker.

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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On this day in 1944, U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the G.I.
Bill, an act of legislation designed to compensate returning members of
the armed services for their efforts in
World War ll.

As the last of its sweeping New Deal reforms, Roosevelt’s administration
created the G.I. Bill, officially the Servicemen’s Readjustment Act of 1944,
hoping to avoid a relapse into the
Great Depression after the war ended.

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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It was on this day in 1964.

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The bodies of the three civil rights workers found in an earthen dam
in Mississippi on August 4, 1964.

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