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November 20

What happened on the day you were born?

In the headlines today:
 
2004'Swift,' a $250 million, fast-spinning observatory to scan the universe for black holes, is launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida.
 
1995In a BBC TV interview, Princess Diana admits to being unfaithful to Prince Charles.
 
1990The NASA space shuttle Atlantis lands at Cape Canaveral, Florida, after a secret military mission.
 
1984Pop music star Michael Jackson adds his hand prints to the Hollywood Walk of Fame in front of Mann's Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles.
 
1984The McDonald's fast food restaurant chain celebrates the serving of its 50 billionth hamburger, in New York City.
 
1975Spanish dictator General Francisco Franco dies, at age 82.
 
1969The US government disallows household use of the pesticide DDT.
 
1966The musical, Cabaret, starring Joel Grey, opens on Broadway.
 
1960Actor Clark Gable dies of a heart attack at age 59.
 
1947The future Queen of Britain, Princess Elizabeth, marries Philip Mountbatten at Westminster Abbey in London.
 
1919Tucson, AZ, residents celebrate the opening of the first municipal airport in the US.
 
1914  US passport application procedures changed to require a photograph of the applicant.
 

Born today:

1967  Ming-Na - actress

1965  Mike D - singer (Beastie Boys)

1962  Todd Nance - drummer (Widespread Panic)

1959  Sean Young - actress

1957  Jimmy Brown - drummer (UB40)

1956  Mark Gastineau - football player

1956  Bo Derek - actress

1948  Richard Masur - actor

1947  Joe Walsh - guitarist, singer (James Gang, The Eagles)

1947  George Grantham - drummer (Poco)

1946  Ray Stiles - bassist (Mud)

1943  Veronica Hamel - actress

1942  Norman Greenbaum - singer

1940  Tony Butala - singer (The Lettermen)

1939  Dick Smothers - comedian, actor (The Smothers Brothers)

1932  Richard Dawson - actor, TV host

1927  Estelle Parsons - actress (Oscar® winner, 1967)

1926  Kaye Ballard - actress

1925  Robert Kennedy - US Attorney General (assassinated 6/05/1968)

1920  Gene Tierney - actress

1917  Evelyn Keyes - actress

1914  Emilio Pucci - fashion designer

1908  Alistair Cooke - author, TV host

1900  Chester Gould - cartoonist (Dick Tracy)

1889  Edwin Powell Hubble - astronomer

1841  Wilfred Laurier - Canadian Premier (1896-1911)

 

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

(The Scorpion)

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