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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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Actor/producer Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio is 45 yeas old today. As
of 2019, his films have earned $7.2 billion worldwide, and he has
placed eight times in annual rankings of the world’s highest-paid
actors.
His accolades include an Academy Award and three Golden Globe Awards.

Add the top 10 rented DiCaprio movies all at once!

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Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio at the
88th Academy Awards (2016):
Best Actor, win, for The Revenant.

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On this day in 2001, President George W. Bush signs the renewal of
the U.S. Patriot Act after a long battle with Congress.

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Pat Sajak (Patrick Leonard Sajdak) is 73 today. 

Sajak is a former weatherman and talk show host, best
known as the host of the syndicated
television game
show Wheel of Fortune.

        
            

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“Wheel of Fortune”
hosts Pat Sajak and Vanna White.

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The D.C. sniper attacks (also known as the Beltway sniper attacks) were
a series of coordinated shootings that occurred during three weeks in
October 2002 in
Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. Ten
people were killed and three others were critically wounded in the
Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area and along Interstate 95
in Virginia.

The snipers were John Allen Muhammad (aged 41 at the time) and Lee
Boyd Malvo
(aged 17 at the time), who traveled in a blue 1990 Chevrolet
Caprice
sedan. Their crime spree, begun in February 2002, included
murders and robberies in the states of Alabama, Arizona, Florida,
Georgia, Louisiana, Texas, and Washington, which resulted in seven
deaths and seven wounded people; in ten months, the snipers killed
17 people and wounded 10 others.

In September 2003, Muhammad was sentenced to death, and in October,
the juvenile, Malvo, was sentenced to six consecutive
life sentences
without parole
. In November 2009, Muhammad was put to death by
lethal injection.

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Lee Boyd Malvo (left) and John Allen Muhammad became known as
the "D.C. Snipers."

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Law enforcement officers search the car that John Allen Muhammad
and John Lee Malvo were in when police arrested them at a rest stop along I-70 west of Myersville.

 
"The Bushmaster rifle used by the convicted snipers.

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MOVIE PREMIERED ON THIS DAY IN 1957

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Jailhouse Rock premiered on October 17, 1957 in Memphis, Tennessee
and was released nationwide on November 8, 1957. It peaked at number
3 on the Variety box office chart, and reached number 14 in the year’s
box office totals, grossing $4 million.

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MOVIE LEGENDS SCOOTER UP FOR AUCTION

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Marlon Brando Jr.
(April 3, 1924 – July 1, 2004)


A vintage
Vespa ridden by Hollywood legend Marlon Brando – illegally –
while visiting Britain is to go under the hammer.

Double-Oscar winner Brando rode the iconic Italian scooter around
Berkshire – even though it was not registered in the
U.K.

Brando’s “fun runaround” belonged to his American movie producer
pal Elliot Kastner, who he worked with on 1976 American epic western
"Missouri Breaks."

Kastner, best known for producing World War Two classic Where Eagles
Dare, bought the 1976 Vespa in Rome for a film shoot. He later shipped
it to England where he owned Runnymede House, a country home in
Old Windsor, Berkshire.

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