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FIRST TROOPS TO VIETNAM ON THIS DAY IN 1965

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A U.S. Marine Corps Hawk air defense missile battalion is deployed to Da
Nang. President Johnson (below) had ordered this deployment to provide protection for the key U.S. airbase there.

This was the first commitment of American combat troops in South Vietnam
and there was considerable reaction around the world to the new stage of
U.S. involvement in the war.

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Lyndon Baines Johnson (August 27, 1908 – January 22, 1973)

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Hawk missile launchers at Da Nang Airfield in 1965.

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ACTRESS IS 69 YEARS YOUNG TODAY

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Kirstie Louise Alley

Comic actress Kristie Alley is best known as Rebecca Howe from the
NBC television show Cheers (1983-1993). She originally came to Los
Angeles  to work as an interior designer, before appearing as a game
contestant on Match Game.

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AN IDEA FOR BRINGING IN THE NEW YEAR

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7up, circa 1950s

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CRACKER JACK GIFT FOR CHRISTMAS ~ 1956

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“Ladies’ Home Journal”

Cracker Jack is a brand of snack food consisting of molasses-flavored,
caramel-coated popcorn and peanuts, well known for being packaged
with a
prize of trivial value inside. The Cracker Jack name and slogan,
"The More You Eat The More You Want", were
registered in 1896. Some
food historians consider it the first junk food.

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CLINTON IMPEACHED ON THIS DAY IN 1998

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President Bill Clinton is sworn in for his taped grand jury testimony
on Aug. 17, 1998, at the White House.

After nearly 14 hours of debate, the House of Representatives approves two
articles of
impeachment against President Bill Clinton, charging him with
lying under oath to a federal grand jury and obstructing justice. Clinton, the
second president in American history to be impeached, vowed to finish his
term.

On February 12, the Senate voted on whether to remove Clinton from office
and the president was acquitted on both articles of impeachment. The
prosecution needed a two-thirds majority to convict but failed to achieve
even a bare majority. Rejecting the first charge of perjury, 45 Democrats
and 10 Republicans voted “not guilty,” and on the charge of obstruction
of justice the Senate was split 50-50. After the trial concluded, President
Clinton said he was “profoundly sorry” for the burden his behavior
imposed on Congress and the American people.
     
    
    
    
    
    
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