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Dolly Rebecca Parton

Dolly Parton is a country singer, songwriter, actress and
businesswoman known for a collection of country hits
including Jolene, Coat of Many Colors, I Will Always Love
You and 9 to 5. She is widely referred to as the greatest
female country performer of all time. As an actress, she
has starred in films such as Rhinestone, 9 to 5 and Blue
Valley Songbird.

Awards

Throughout her career, she has won several awards,
including a Lifetime Achievement Grammy Award. She
has been an inductee to several Halls of Fame including
Country Music Hall of Fame, Songwriters Hall of Fame
and Grammy Hall of Fame. In 1984, she was given a star
on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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Martin Luther King Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968)


King was a
Baptist minister and activist who became the most
visible spokesperson and leader in the
civil rights movement
from 1955 until
his assassination in 1968.

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ACTRESS IS 99 YEARS YOUNG TODAY!

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Betty Marion White Ludden

Actress and comedian Betty White, with a television career
spanning over 80 years, has worked longer in that medium
than anyone else in the television industry. She is regarded
as a pioneer of television, and was one of the first women
to exert control in front of and behind the camera and is
recognized as the first woman to produce a sitcom
(Life
with Elizabeth
),
[which contributed to her receiving the
honorary title
Mayor of Hollywood in 1955.

 

Betty White, The Mary Tyler Moore Show
Betty White (center) on The Mary Tyler Moore Show which
aired on CBS from 1970 – 1977.

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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Alexander Hamilton (January 11, 1755 or 1757 – July 12, 1804)

 

A view of the Alexander Hamilton Monument in Central Park, New York City. Stock Photo - 96023552
Alexander Hamilton Monument in
Central Park, New York  City.

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COL. SANDERS BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1890

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Colonel Harland David Sanders
(September 9, 1890 – December 16, 1980)

 

Harland Sanders, he was an American businessman  and
entrepreneur, best known for building his Kentucky Fried
Chicken café into a fast-food empire.

Sanders previously worked as a farmer, salesman,
railroad fireman, and steamboat pilot.


He sold KFC to John Y. Brown Jr., Jack Massey,
and a group of investors for $2 million in 1964.

 

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This is the original KFC in Corbin, Kentucky.
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