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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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On this day in 1927, 25-year-old Charles Lindbergh (above) became
the first person to make a nonstop solo flight across the Atlantic
Ocean, taking off from New York’s Roosevelt Field and arriving in
Paris, France 33.5 hours later.

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Charles Lindbergh and the Spirit of St. Louis on the way to Paris.

Charles Lindbergh lands in Paris having just flown solo over the Atlantic © Getty

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Crowds race to meet Charles Lindbergh after he lands the Spirit of St. Louis in Paris.

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Charles Augustus Lindbergh
(February 4, 1902 – August 26, 1974)

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Plaque at Harbour Grace, Newfoundland.    
  
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On May 20, 1932, Amelia Earhart took off from Newfoundland; she
landed in Ireland nearly 15 hours later, becoming the first woman
to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.

    
      

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Amelia Mary Earhart  (July 24, 1897; disappeared July 2, 1937)

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FAMOUS GRUMPY FELINE HAS DIED AT 7

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Grumpy Cat (Tardar Sauce) (April 4, 2012 – May 14, 2019)

Grumpy Cat, was an American internet celebrity cat. She was known for
her permanently "
grumpy" facial appearance, which was caused by an
underbite and feline dwarfism. She came to prominence when a photo
of her was posted on September 22, 2012, on social news website called
Reddit by Bryan Bundesen, the brother of her owner Tabatha Bundesen.

Grumpy Cat died at home in the arms of her "mommy" Tabatha following complications from a urinary tract infection on May 14, 2019. Her death
was announced on May 17, 2019 on social media.
 (Wikipedia )

Internet sensation Grumpy Cat has died, according to reports. This file photo shows Grumpy Cat posing with her owner, Tabatha Bundesen, in New York, on Nov. 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
This file photo shows Grumpy Cat posing with her owner, Tabatha Bundesen, in New York, on Nov. 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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MIKE GRACIA

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Henry Jaynes Fonda (May 16, 1905 – August 12, 1982)

Fonda made his mark early as a Broadway actor. He also
appeared in 1938 in plays performed in
White Plains, New
York
, with Joan Tompkins. He made his Hollywood debut
in 1935, and his career grew after his
Academy Award
nominated performance as
Tom Joad in The Grapes of
Wrath
, a 1940 adaptation of John Steinbeck‘s novel
about an Oklahoma family who moved west during the
Dust Bowl
.

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COMEDIAN TIM CONWAY HAS DIED AT 85

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Thomas Daniel "Tim" Conway (December 15, 1933 – May 14, 2019)

NEW YORK (AP) — Tim Conway, the stellar second banana to Carol Burnett
who won four Emmy Awards on her TV variety show, has died. He passed
away Tuesday morning in Los Angeles after a long illness.

"The Carol Burnett Show" aired on CBS from 1967-1978. The ensemble cast included Harvey Korman, Vicki Lawrence and Lyle Waggoner. Conway joined
the cast as a regular in 1975 after being a frequent guest.

   
    

    
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Tim Conway as Dorf

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SINGER /ACTRESS HAS DIED AT 97

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Doris Day (Doris Mary Ann Kappelhoff) (April 3, 1922 – May 13, 2019) 

According to the Doris Day Animal Foundation, she recently
contracted a serious case of pneumonia which resulted in
her death early Monday at her Carmel Valley home.

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