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Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev speaking at the UN Assembly in 1960.

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DAVID LEE ROTH IS 65 TODAY

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Rock vocalist David Lee Roth was with Van Halen from 1974 to 1985 and went
on to pursue a solo career. He has a webcast via YouTube called The Roth
Show. He was born into a family of surgeons, working as a hospital orderly
while attending Pasadena City College.  Before becoming a rock star, he was
a radio personality. 

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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After months of maintaining his innocence, Agnew pleaded no 
contest to a single felony charge of tax evasion and resigned
from office. Nixon replaced him with House Republican leader
Gerald Ford. Agnew spent the remainder of his life quietly,
rarely making public appearances.
    
    
    
    
    
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Gerald Ford (center) was sworn in as Vice President. Ford, the longtime
House Minority Leader, was selected as VP by Richard Nixon (far right)
after the resignation of Spiro Agnew.  Ford would become president
eight months later when Nixon himself resigned.




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SIGOURNEY WEAVER IS 70 TODAY

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Susan Alexandra "Sigourney" Weaver

She played the resourceful action hero Ellen Ripley in the Alien film franchise 
beginning in 1979. She also played Dana Barrett in Ghostbusters (1984) and
Ghostbusters II (1989)  and Dr. Grace Augustine in Avata (2009).

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ACTRESS KATE WINSLET IS 44 YEARS YOUNG

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Kate Elizabeth Winslet

Kate Winslet is the youngest person to acquire six Academy Award
nominations, including the 2008 Academy Award for Best Actress
which she won for her role in "The Reader". One of the few actresses
to have won three of the four major American entertainment awards
(EGOT), with her Oscar, Emmy and Grammy wins.

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British actress Kate Winslet won her first Oscar for her
portrayal of a German woman with a secret Nazi past
in the romantic drama ‘The Reader.’

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