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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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Soviet hard-liners announced on this day in 1991, President Mikhail Gorbachev had been removed from power. Gorbachev returned to
power two days later.

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Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev turned 86 in March.

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On this day in 1934, Adolf Hitler was approved for sole executive
power in Germany as Fuehrer.

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Francis Gary Powers (center), an American U-2 pilot, was convicted
of espionage in Moscow on this day in 1960.


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Inventor and television pioneer, Philo Farnsworth made many contributions that were crucial to the early development of all-
electronic television
. He was also the first person to demonstrate
such a system to the public.

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Philo Taylor Farnsworth
(August 19, 1906 – March 11, 1971)

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On this day in 1977.

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CARLATA BRADLEY

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Eugene Curran "Gene" Kelly (August 23, 1912 – February 2, 1996)

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MIKE GRACIA

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The Hughes H-4 Hercules is the largest flying boat ever built and has the largest wingspan of any aircraft in history. It remains in good condition and is on display
at the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum in McMinnville, Oregon (below).
 

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

 


Groucho Marx (Julius Henry Marx)
(October 2, 1890 – August 19, 1977)

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Tim Maguire


Bonnie Lynn Raitt is 66 today.

Bonnie Raitt is listed as number 50 in Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the 100
Greatest Singers of All Time and number 89 on their list of the 100 Greatest
Guitarists of All Time.

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