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MOVIE ICON IS 103 YEARS OLD TODAY

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Kirk Douglas (Issur Danielovitch) 


The retired actor, producer, director and author
is one of the last surviving
stars
of the film industry’s Golden Age.

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1960

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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ED DANAHUE

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On this day in 1955, Rosa Parks, a black seamstress in Montgomery,
AL, refused to give up her seat to a white man. Mrs. Parks was
arrested marking a milestone in the civil rights movement in the
U.S.      
      
      
    
  
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The Cleveland Avenue bus Rosa Parks was riding when she was arrested.
(Henry Ford Museum)

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Rosa Louise McCauley Parks (February 4, 1913 – October 24, 2005)

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TV PRODUCER/DIRECTOR HAS DIED AT 92

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Arthur Ronald Marks (August 2, 1927 – November 13, 2019)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Longtime producer and director Arthur Marks, who
helmed many episodes of the "Perry Mason" TV series and produced several
hit blaxploitation films, has died. 

According to his son Paul, Marks passed away Nov. 13 at his home in
Woodland Hills, California. 

Marks was the director and producer of 80 episodes of "Perry Mason." He
also directed episodes of the TV shows "I Spy," "Mannix" and "The Dukes
of Hazzard."

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TIM MAGUIRE

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Jodie Foster in "Courtship of Eddie’s Father”, 1969.

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Alicia Christian "Jodie" Foster is 57 today.

Actress, director, and producer Jodie Foster has received
two
Academy Awards, three British Academy Film Awards,
two
Golden Globe Awards, and the Cecil B. DeMille Award
along with a nomination for a Primetime Emmy Award for
her work as a director.

Foster began her professional career as a child model when
she was three years old, and she made her acting debut in
1968 in the television sitcom Mayberry R.F.D. In the late
1960s and early 1970s (below).

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Jodie Foster in Taxi Driver (1976).
Jodie Foster in Taxi Driver (1976).

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Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins in
The Silence of the Lambs (1991).


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October 14, 1991

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William Oliver Stone is 73 years old  today.

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 1991


JFK
was nominated for eight Academy Awards, including
Best Picture, Best Director for Stone and Best Supporting
Actor
for Jones and won two for Best Cinematography and 
Best Film Editing. It was the most successful of three films 
Stone made about American presidents, followed by Nixon
(1995) with
Anthony Hopkins in the title role and W. (2008)
with
Josh Brolin as George W. Bush.

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