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ANNOUNCEMENT MADE ON THIS DAY IN 1964

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U.S. Surgeon General Luther Terry released the first report of the Advisory Committee on Smoking and Health.


U.S. Surgeon General Luther Terry knew his report was a bombshell. He intentionally chose to release it on January 11, 1964, a Saturday, so as to
limit its immediate effects on the stock market. It was on this date that, on
behalf of the U.S. Government, Terry announced a definitive link between
smoking and cancer.

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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MIKE GRACIA

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On this day in 1962,
President John F. Kennedy went on radio and television to inform the United States about his order to send U.S.
forces to blockade Cuba. The blockade was in response to the
discovery of Soviet missile bases on the island.

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Aerial view of missile launch site at San Cristobal, Cuba.

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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SANDY KOZEL

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SS Andrea Doria was an
ocean liner for the Italian Line
(Società di navigazione Italia) home-ported in
Genoa, Italy,
most famous for her sinking on this day in 1956, when 46
people died. Andrea Doria was approaching the coast of
Nantucket, Massachusetts, bound for New York City, the        
Eastbound MS Stockholm of the Swedish American Line            
collided with it in one of history’s most infamous maritime 
disasters.

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IT MADE HISTORY ON THIS DAY

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Quentin Jerome Tarantino is 56 years old today.

Director, producer, and screenwriter Quentin Tarantino first
received acclaim for his 1990s crime films
Reservoir Dogs
Pulp Fiction and Jackie Brown. He later went on to direct the
action films
Kill Bill: Volume 1, Kill Bill: Volume 2, Inglourious
Basterds
and Django Unchained. He dropped out of Narbonne
High School his freshman year to go to acting school.

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FAMOUS PHARMACIST HAS DIED AT AGE 95


Stewart Sanders Adams  (1923 – January 30 2019)

A world-renowned chemist who helped develop the painkiller ibuprofen while working at Boots has died at the age of 95.

Dr Stewart Adams, born in Northamptonshire, England left school aged 17 and started a pharmacist apprenticeship at a Boots branch in Cambridgeshire.

He went on to study pharmacy at the University of Nottingham and began
work at Boots Pure Drug Company in 1952.

It was the following year his work began researching substances which
could have a pain-killing effect on rheumatoid arthritis.

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