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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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ROSS SIMPSON

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On this day in 1969, Apollo 11 blasted off from Cape Kennedy, FL,
and began the first manned mission to land on the moon.

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Nasa astronauts from left: Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin.

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MIKE GRACIA

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On this day in 1971, President Nixon announced that he’d sent Henry Kissinger to China and that the result of these meetings was an agreement for a presidential trip to China to seek a ‘’normalization
of relations.”

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President Nixon shakes hands with Premier Chou En-lai of the
People’s Republic of China.

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President Richard Nixon and First Lady Pat Nixon Visiting the
Great Wall of China.

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CAMILLE
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Babe Ruth debuted in the major leagues with the Boston Red Sox
where he pitched seven strong innings to lead the Sox over the
Cleveland Indians, 4-3.

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AWARD – WINNING ACTOR HAS DIED AT 88

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Elmore Rual "Rip" Torn Jr.  (February 6, 1931 – July 9, 2019)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rip Torn, the free-spirited Texan who overcame
his quirky name to become a distinguished actor in theater, television
and movies and win an Emmy in his 60s for his comedy turn on TV’s
"The Larry Sanders Show," has died.

According to his publicist Rick Miramontez,Torn died Tuesday at his
home in Lakeville, Connecticut with his wife, Amy Wright, and two  
daughters Katie Torn and Angelica Page by his side. No cause of
death was given.

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Rip Torn in the 1997 movie Men In Black.

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IT WAS ON THIS DAY IN 1850

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Millard Fillmore (January 7, 1800 – March 8, 1874)

Vice President Millard Fillmore was sworn in as the 13th
president of the United States. President
Zachary Taylor
had died the day before, five days after falling ill with a
severe intestinal ailment on the Fourth of July.

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Zachary Taylor (November 24, 1784 – July 9, 1850)

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Zachary Taylor on his death bed in the White House.

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