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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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TIM MAGUIRE

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On February 7, 1964, Pan Am Yankee Clipper flight 101 from London
Heathrow landed at New York’s Kennedy Airport—and
“Beatlemania”
arrives. It was the first visit to the United States by the Beatles, a
British rock-and-roll quartet that had just scored its first No. 1 U.S.
hit six days before with “I Want to Hold Your Hand.” At Kennedy,
the “Fab Four”—dressed in mod suits and sporting their trademark
pudding bowl haircuts—were greeted by 3,000 screaming fans who
caused a near riot when the boys stepped off their plane and onto
American soil.

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Country/Pop singer Troyal Garth Brooks is 58 years old today.

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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Joseph Rudyard Kipling
(December 30, 1865 – January 18, 1936)
 

Kipling was an English journalist, short-story writer,
poet, and novelist. He was born in India, which inspired
much of his work. Kipling’s works of fiction include The
Jungle Book, Kim, and many short stories, including
"The Man Who Would Be King".

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CAMILLE
BOHANNON

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An oil painting by American artist John Trumbull depicts the fatal wounding by bayonet of Brig. Gen. Hugh Mercer, center, at the
Battle of Princeton.

On this day in 1777, The Battle of Princeton took place in the War of
Independence, in which George Washington defeated the British forces,
led by Cornwallis in Princeton, New Jersey. General Lord Cornwallis
had left 1,400 British troops under the command of Lieutenant Colonel
Charles Mawhood
.

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An 1848 painting by American artist William T. Ranney is titled “Washington Rallying the Americans at the Battle of Princeton.”

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A younger Mercer Oak now stands where the original marked the
scene of the fatal wounding of Brig. Gen. Hugh Mercer.

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POPULAR RADIO HOST HAS DIED AT 79

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John Donald Imus Jr. (July 23, 1940 – December 27, 2019)

Don  Imus was a radio personality, television show host, recording
artist, and author. He was known for his radio show
Imus in the
Morning
which aired on various stations and digital platforms
nationwide until his retirement in March of  2018.

In March 2009, Imus was diagnosed with stage 2 prostate cancer. He
was hospitalized at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center in
College
Station
, Texas, on December 24, 2019. The exact cause of his death
was not immediately reported.

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LEGENDARY PUPPETEER HAS DIED AT 85

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Caroll Edwin Spinney (December 26, 1933 – December 8, 2019)

(FoxNews) – Caroll Spinney, the man behind the popular "Sesame Street" characters Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, died Sunday at his home in
Connecticut after living with dystonia for some time. Spinney was also
a cartoonist, author and speaker. The news came in a
press release
from Sesame Workshop.

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Caroll Spinney (L) pictured on set with Jim Henson during the
early days of “Sesame Street”. 

Caroll Spinney

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