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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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MIKE GRACIA

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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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ACTRESS PENNY MARSHALL HAS DIED AT 75

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Carole Penny Marshall (October 15, 1943 – December 17, 2018)

(Fox News) – Penny Marshall, who starred in "Laverne & Shirley," has
died. A publicist for Marshall told Fox News that the actress died 
"peacefully at her
Hollywood Hills home" from complications due to
diabetes on Monday.

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JOHN BELMONT

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In Cape Town, South Africa on this day in 1967, a team of surgeons headed by Dr. Christian Barnard (above), performed the first human
heart transplant on Louis Washkansky. Washkansky only lived 18
days.

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Louis Waskhansky after undergoing the world’s first successful heart transplant.

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On this day in 1964 the Free Speech Movement on the Berkeley
campus of the University of California culminated with the arrest
of some 800 student demonstrators.


Mario Savio, leader of the Berkeley Free Speech Movement, speaks
to assembled students on the campus at the University of California, Berkeley.

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Effigy of Governor Pat Brown hanging outside an off-
campus student resident hall after the December 3rd
arrests.

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John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne is 70 years old today.

Rock ‘n’ roll performer “Ozzy” Osbourne gained fame as the lead singer
of
Black Sabbath and became known as the Prince of Darkness and the
Godfather of Heavy Metal.

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