CAROL CHANNING TURNED 90 TODAY

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Carol Elaine Channing ,born in Seattle, Washington, is a singer, actress, and comedienne . She has received three Tony Awards (including one for lifetime achievement), a Golden Globe and an Oscar nomination. Channing is best
remembered for originating, on Broadway, the musical-comedy roles of
bombshell Lorelei Lee in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, and matchmaking
widow Dolly Gallagher Levi in Hello Dolly!

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JUMBO JET DEBUTED ON THIS DATE IN 1969

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           The Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet at the Seattle plant.

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NORTHWEST HIJACKING ON THIS DATE IN 1971

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Hijacker D.B. Cooper parachuted from a Northwest Airlines
727 over Washington State with $200,000 in ransom. His
whereabouts remains a mystery. The bulk of the money
has never been recovered. The F.B.I. believes Cooper
did not survive the Jump.

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The Northwest 727 jet sits at the airport in Seattle during
the hijacking.

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