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November 10

What happened on the day you were born?

In the headlines today:
 
1997Guitar wizard Tommy Tedesco (Monkees, Partridge Family, 5th Dimension) dies of cancer in Los Angeles at age 67.
 

1992
Chuck Connors
 Actor Chuck Connors dies of lung cancer in Los Angeles at age 71.
 (photo credit: NARA)


 

1982
Leonid Brezhnev
 Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev dies at age 75.
 (photo credit: NARA)


 

1982The Vietnam Veterans Memorial opens to visitors in Washington, DC.
 
1975The ore freighter Edmund Fitzgerald and her crew of 29 disappears without a trace on Lake Superior during a storm. Singer Gordon Lightfoot would later memorialize the incident in song.
 
1969The children's TV show Sesame Street debuts on PBS.
 
1951Direct-dial coast-to-coast long distance telephone service begins in the US.
 
1928Hirohito becomes emperor of Japan.
 
1919The first national convention of the American Legion is held in Minneapolis, MN.
 
1871Explorer and journalist Sir Henry Morton Stanley locates missing Scottish missionary Dr. David Livingstone in central Africa: "Doctor Livingstone, I presume?"
 
1834US president Franklin Pierce marries Jane Appleton.
 
1775  The United States Marines Corps is organized.
 

Born today:

1959  MacKenzie Phillips - actress

1959  Frank Maudsley - bassist (Flock Of Seagulls)

1956  Sinbad - actor, comedian

1951  Jack Scalia - actor

1950  Ronnie Hammond - singer (Atlanta Rhythm Section)

1949  Donna Fargo - singer

1948  Greg Lake - bassist, singer (Emerson, Lake and Palmer)

1947  Dave Loggins - singer

1935  Roy Scheider - actor

1925  Richard Burton - actor

1880  Jacob Epstein - sculptor

1879  Vachel Lindsay - poet

1697  William Hogarth - painter

1483  Martin Luther - Protestant religious leader

 

Born today? Your sign of the Zodiac is:
Scorpio (The Scorpion)   Scorpio    

(The Scorpion)

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