FIRST TO ORBIT THE EARTH ON THIS DATE IN 1962

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Astronaut John Glenn became the fifth person in space and the first American to
orbit the Earth, aboard the Friendship 7 Mercury capsule (shown above). He
circled the globe three times during a flight lasting 4 hours, 55 minutes, and
23 seconds.  

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SINGER DODIE STEVENS IS 65 TODAY

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This million seller by Dodie made her a star when she was only 13 years old.

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