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July 23

What happened on the day you were born?

In the headlines today:
 
2000American Lance Armstrong wins his second straight Tour de France bicycle race.
 
1998Actress Maureen O'Sullivan dies in Scottsdale, Arizona, at age 87.
 
1986Britain's Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson are married at Westminster Abbey in London.
 
1985Polio researcher Jonas Salk dies in La Jolla, California, at age 80.
 
1984Vanessa Williams gives up her Miss America crown after it is discovered that she once posed nude for Penthouse magazine.
 
1952Gamal Abdel Nasser leads a military coup that overthrows the Egyptian government of King Farouk I.
 
1938The US Fish and Wildlife Service approves 2,000 acres of land in Utah as the first federal game preserve.
 
1930Future New York governor Nelson Rockefeller marries Mary Clark.
 
1885  Ulysses S. Grant, 18th US president, dies in Mt. McGregor, New York, at age 63.
 

Born today:

1981  Steve Jocz - drummer (Sum 41)

1980  Michelle Williams - singer (Destiny's Child)

1968  Stephanie Seymour - super model

1968  Gary Payton - NBA point guard

1965  Slash - guitarist (Gun 'n Roses)

1961  Woody Harrelson - actor

1961  Martin Gore - guitarist, keyboardist (DePeche Mode)

1951  Edie McClurg - actress

1950  Blair Thornton - guitarist (Bachman Turner Overdrive)

1948  Don Imus - radio talk show host

1947  David Essex - singer, actor

1946  Andy Mackay - horn player (Roxy Music)

1945  Dino Danelli - drummer (The Young Rascals)

1939  Terence Stamp - actor

1938  Ronny Cox - actor

1936  Don Drysdale - Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher

1933  Bert Convey - TV host, singer

1925  Gloria De Haven - actress

1919  Pee Wee Reese - baseball player, coach

1894  Arthur Treacher - actor, Arthur Treacher's Fish and Chips founder

1892  Haile Selassie - Emperor of Ethiopia

 

Born today? Your sign of the Zodiac is:
Leo (The Lion)   Leo    

(The Lion)

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