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Famous Birthdays for 7th June 2017

Famous Birthdays - Tue, 06/06/2017 - 18:03

1865 - Guido Gasperini, composer
1924 - Dolores Gray, singer/actress (Designing Woman, Kismet), born in Chicago, Illinois
1934 - Philippe Entremont, Rheims France, concert pianist
1943 - Mel Levine, (Rep-D-CA, 1983- )
1955 - William Forsythe, American actor
1964 - Caroline Anne Hare, 5k/10k (Olympics-96), born in Wellington, New Zealand
1974 - Jason Caswell, Winnipeg Manitoba, Skeet shooter (Olympics-96)
1981 - Kevin Kyle, Scottish footballer
1988 - Michael Cera, Canadian actor (Arrested Development, Superbad), born in Brampton, Ontario
1989 - Michael Joseph Tamboli, Eldesburg Md, born 01:23:45 PM on 6-7-89

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Historical Events for 7th June 2017

Historical Events - Tue, 06/06/2017 - 18:03

1099 - 1st Crusaders arrive in Jerusalem
1839 - Hawaiian Declaration of Rights is signed
1900 - 40th British Golf Open: J.H. Taylor shoots a 309 at St Andrews
1917 - The British detonate mines beneath the German-held Messines Ridge, in the Ypres area
1936 - Charles "Lucky" Luciano is convicted on 62 counts of compulsory prostitution
1971 - Soviet Soyuz 11 crew completes 1st transfer to orbiting Salyut space station
1979 - Bhaskara 1, Indian Earth resources/meteorology satellite, launched
1987 - 86th Women's French Open: Steffi Graf beats Martina Navratilova (6-4, 4-6, 8-6)
1997 - 129th Belmont: Chris McCarron aboard Touch Gold wins in 2:28.8
2008 - 140th Belmont: Alan Garcia aboard Da Tara wins in 2:29.65

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Today in History for 7th June 2017

Today in History - Tue, 06/06/2017 - 18:02
Historical Events

1860 - Workmen start laying track for Market Street Railroad, SF
1881 - 15th Belmont: T Costello aboard Saunterer wins in 2:47
1892 - Republican convention in Minneapolis begins
1917 - Melvin Jones and a number of other Chicago businessmen found Lions Clubs International, now the largest service organization in the world
1987 - 86th Women's French Open: Steffi Graf beats Martina Navratilova (6-4, 4-6, 8-6)
1989 - 23 year old olympic barefoot South African runner Zola Budd retires

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Famous Birthdays

1911 - Silas Roy Crain, singer/arranger/songwriter
1933 - Herb Score, pitcher (Cleveland Indians)
1937 - Neeme Järvi, Estonian conductor
1951 - Anne Twomey, actress (Secret, Deadly Friend, Imagemaker), born in Boston, Massachusetts
1969 - Lachlan Elmer, Australian field hockey halfback (Oly-silver-92, 96)
1972 - Jeff Burris, NFL cornerback/punt returner (Buffalo Bills)

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Famous Deaths

1863 - Franz Xaver Gruber, composer ("Silent Night"), dies at 75
1877 - Winand C H Staring, geologist (Bottom of Netherlands), dies at 68
1896 - Wyatt Eaton, Canadian American artist, dies from tuberculosis at 47
1980 - Henry Miller, American writer (Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn), dies of circulatory complications at 88
1994 - Barry Sullivan, actor (Streets of SF, Oh, God!), dies at 81
2002 - Mary Lilian Baels, Belgian princess (b. 1916)

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#7: I Can't Make This Up: Life Lessons

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I Can't Make This Up: Life Lessons
Kevin Hart (Author), Neil Strauss (Contributor)
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Famous Deaths for 6th June 2017

Famous Deaths - Mon, 06/05/2017 - 18:05

1480 - Vecchietta, Italian artist and architect
1843 - Friedrich Hölderlin, German poet and dramatist (b. 1770)
1852 - Tommaso Marchesi, composer, dies at 79
1922 - Lillian Russell, entertainer, dies at 60
1944 - Danny Brotheridge, British lieutenant, 1st to die during D-Day landing WWII
1967 - Edward G Givens Jr, Major USAF/astronaut, dies in an car crash at 47
1971 - Arnold Elston, composer, dies at 63
1977 - Sophie Stewart, actress (As You Like It), dies at 69
1998 - Jan Seidel, Czech composer, dies at 89
2005 - Anne Bancroft, American actress, dies from uterine cancer at 73

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Famous Birthdays for 6th June 2017

Famous Birthdays - Mon, 06/05/2017 - 18:03

1676 - Georg Riedel, German composer
1765 - Cornelis Loots, Dutch accountant/poet (Dwingelandij)
1872 - Alexandra Fjodorovna Romanova, last Russian tsarina (1894-1918)
1892 - Donald F. Duncan Sr., American entrepreneur (d. 1971)
1939 - Marian Wright-Edelman, health care president (Childrens Defense Fund)
1944 - Peter Albin, rocker (Big Brother and Holding Co), born in San Francisco, California
1945 - David Dukes, SF, actor (Beacon Hill, 79 Park Avenue, Winds of War)
1961 - Tom Araya, Chilean American musician (bass guitarist and lead singer of American thrash metal band Slayer), born in Viña del Mar, Chile
1972 - Erin Woodley, Canadian synchronized swimmer (Olympic-silver-96), born in Mississauga, Ontario
1978 - Mariana Popova, Bulgarian singer

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Historical Events for 6th June 2017

Historical Events - Mon, 06/05/2017 - 18:02

1673 - France and Brandenburg sign peace treaty
1832 - The barricades fall and the Paris student uprisings of 1832 end.
1882 - Electric iron patented by Henry W Seely, NYC
1924 - 28th US Golf Open: Cyril Walker shoots a 297 at Oakland Hills CC Mich
1946 - Martin Kresses begins publishing "Eric the Viking" comic strip
1958 - Premier Charles de Gaulle says Algeria will always be French
1968 - WKHA TV channel 35 in Hazard, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting
1971 - 70th Men's French Open: Jan Kodes beats Ilie Năstase (8-6, 6-2, 2-6, 7-5)
1971 - WHAE (now WGNX) TV channel 46 in Atlanta, GA (CBN) begins broadcasting
1972 - Gold hits record $60 an ounce in London

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Today in History for 6th June 2017

Today in History - Mon, 06/05/2017 - 18:01
Historical Events

1716 - 1st slaves arrive in Louisiana
1809 - Sweden declares independence, constitutional monarchy established with a new constitution empowering Riksdag after 20 years of absolute monarchy
1896 - Frank Samuelsen and George Harbo leave NY harbor to row across Atlantic; their 55 day record for rowing was not broken for 114 year
1966 - Stokely Carmichael launches "Black Power" movement
1975 - Provisional Revolutionary Government of South Vietnam established
1994 - 6.0 earthquake/avalanche destroys Toez Colombia (about 1000 killed)

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Famous Birthdays

1661 - Giacomo Antonio Perti, composer
1862 - Henry John Newbolt, English sea historian/poet
1900 - Manfred Sakel, Polish psychiatrist (d. 1957)
1910 - Toshitsugu Ogiwara, composer
1944 - Peter Albin, rocker (Big Brother and Holding Co), born in San Francisco, California
1981 - Johnny Pacar, American film actor

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Famous Deaths

1480 - Vecchietta, Italian artist and architect
1861 - Count Camillo Benso di Cavour, Prime Minister of Italy (b. 1810)
1934 - Charles Francis Jenkins, American Inventor and early television pioneer (also invented the altimeter and automobile self-starter) dies at 66
1951 - Lionel Hallam, cricketer (England capt 1921), dies
1994 - John Slot, mayor of Eethen/Hardenberg/Ede, dies
2006 - Arnold Newman, American photographer (b. 1918)

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#8: Dangerous

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Dangerous
Milo Yiannopoulos (Author)
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Publication Date: July 4, 2017

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Famous Deaths for 5th June 2017

Famous Deaths - Sun, 06/04/2017 - 18:05

1785 - Gottfried August Homilius, composer, dies at 71
1791 - Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-born British colonial governor (b. 1718)
1910 - O. Henry, American author (b. 1862)
1939 - Frank Van de Goes, writer/marxist theorist, dies
1966 - Natacha Rambova, costume designer, dies at 69
1990 - Vasily V Kuznetsov, President of USSR supreme soviet (1982-83, 85), dies
2003 - Manuel Rosenthal, French composer and conductor (b. 1904)
2007 - Povel Ramel, Swedish entertainer (b. 1922)
2009 - Jeff Hanson, American singer-songwriter, dies at 31
2015 - Alan Bond, Australian tycoon/yachtsman (America's Cup), dies at 77

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Famous Birthdays for 5th June 2017

Famous Birthdays - Sun, 06/04/2017 - 18:03

1646 - Elena Cornaro Piscopia, Italian mathematician (d. 1684)
1874 - Jack Chesbro, baseball pitcher (NY Highlanders - won 41 in 1904)
1884 - Ivy Compton-Burnett, novelist
1901 - Anastasia Nikolaevna, Daughter of the last Russian Tsar, born in Saint Petersburg, Russia (d. 1918)
1913 - Friedrich Wildgans, composer
1945 - Don Reid, Va, country singer (Statler Bros-Flowers on the Wall)
1951 - Suze Orman, American financial advisor, writer, and television personality.
1965 - Sandrine Piau, French soprano
1970 - Todd Burger, guard (Chicago Bears)
1981 - Sebastien Lefebvre, Canadian musician (Simple Plan)

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Historical Events for 5th June 2017

Historical Events - Sun, 06/04/2017 - 18:03

1806 - 1st trotter to break 3 minute mile (Yankee)
1857 - Walter Woodbury and James Page open photo studio in Batavia (Jakarta)
1927 - 32nd Men's French Championships: Rene Lacoste beats Bill Tilden (6-4, 4-6, 5-7, 6-3, 11-9)
1937 - Henry Ford initiates 32 hour work week
1943 - President Laurel was shot around 4 times with a 45 caliber pistol while playing golf at the Wack Wack Golf Course in Mandaluyong
1947 - US Secretary of State George Marshall outlines "Marshall Plan"
1966 - 65th Men's French Championships: Tony Roche beats Istvan Gulyas (6-1, 6-4, 7-5)
1975 - Egyptian president Anwar Sadat reopens Suez Canal (closed since 1967)
1983 - 82nd Women's French Open: Chris Evert beats Mima Jausovec (6-1, 6-2)
1991 - Mikhail Gorbachev receives his 1990 Nobel Peace Prize

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Today in History for 5th June 2017

Today in History - Sun, 06/04/2017 - 18:02
Historical Events

1915 - Denmark amends its constitution to allow women's suffrage.
1937 - 69th Belmont: Charley Kurtsinger aboard War Admiral wins in 2:28.6
1952 - 1st sporting event televised nationally-Walcott vs Charles boxing
1968 - 12:16AM PST-Sirhan Sirhan shoots Bobby Kennedy, who dies next day
1989 - Paul McCartney releases "Flowers in the Dirt"
2004 - 136th Belmont: Edgar Prado aboard Birdstone wins in 2:27.50

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Famous Birthdays

1640 - Pu Songling, Chinese writer (d. 1715)
1878 - Franklyn Farnum, actor (Cowboy and Bandit, Scarlet Car, Frontier Days)
1964 - Laura Charameda, Marshall Mich, cyclist (Olympics-96)
1967 - Joe Deloach, US, 200m runner (Olympic-gold-1988)
1973 - Lamon Brewster, American boxer
1983 - Marques Colston, American football player

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Famous Deaths

1785 - Gottfried August Homilius, composer, dies at 71
1953 - William Farnum, actor (Drifter, Scarlet Letter), dies at 76
1977 - "Sleepy" John Estes, American Blues musician ("Drop Down Mama"), dies at 78
1984 - Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, Indies Sikh leader
1990 - Vasily V Kuznetsov, President of USSR supreme soviet (1982-83, 85), dies
2000 - Don Liddle, baseball player (b. 1925)

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#7: Camino Island: A Novel

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Camino Island: A Novel
John Grisham (Author)
Release Date: June 6, 2017

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Famous Deaths for 4th June 2017

Famous Deaths - Sat, 06/03/2017 - 18:05

1793 - Jan Ekels de Young, Dutch painter, dies at 34
1880 - Eugen Adam, painter, dies
1925 - Gheorghe Dima, composer, dies at 77
1965 - Bernard Verhoeven, poet/educator (Pleidooi near een non), dies
1970 - Jopie [Johan A] Pengel, premier Suriname, dies
1989 - Dik Browne, cartoonist (Hi and Lois, Hagar the Horrible), dies at 71
1989 - Vaclav Kaslik, Czech opera composer/conductor, dies at 71
1990 - Jack Gilford, comedic actor (Cocoon II), dies at 82 of stomach cancer
1995 - Ernest Borneman, sexual researcher psychotherapist, dies at 80
2007 - Craig L. Thomas, United States Senator (b. 1933)

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Famous Birthdays for 4th June 2017

Famous Birthdays - Sat, 06/03/2017 - 18:04

1867 - Carl Gustaf baron Mannerheim, general/president of Finland (1944-46)
1893 - Daan Boens, Flemish poet (Man who sold his Wife)
1922 - John McNamara, baseball player
1936 - David Lyon, CEO (Bowater)
1945 - Anthony Braxton, jazz musician
1950 - Dagmar Krause, West Germany, singer (Henry Cow, Art Bears)
1958 - Julie Gholson, actress (Where the Lilies Bloom), born in Birmingham, Alabama
1965 - Kurt Stillwell, infielder (Texas Rangers), born in Glendale, California
1971 - Tanya Beyer, playmate (Feb, 1992), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
1972 - Derian Hatcher, Sterling Heights MI, NHL defenseman (Dallas Stars)

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Historical Events for 4th June 2017

Historical Events - Sat, 06/03/2017 - 18:03

1760 - Great Upheaval: New England planters arrive to claim land in Nova Scotia, Canada taken from the Acadians.
1850 - Empire Engine Company No 1 organized
1961 - US President John F. Kennedy and Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev meet at the Vienna Summit in Austria
1964 - Beatles "World Tour" begins in Copenhagen Denmark
1966 - "Batman and His Grandmother" by Dickie Goodman hits #70
1967 - Monkees take home an Emmy for their Outstanding comedy Series
1971 - J Luns appointed secretary-general of NATO
1987 - Danny Harris beats Edwin Moses, ends streak of 122 cons hurdle wins
1990 - Dr Jack Kevorkian assisted an Oregon woman to commit suicide, beginning a national debate over the right to die
2014 - 10 Nigerian generals and five other senior military officers have been courts-martialed for providing arms and information to Boko Haram

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Today in History for 4th June 2017

Today in History - Sat, 06/03/2017 - 18:02
Historical Events

1917 - 1st Pulitzer prize awarded to Richards and Elliott (Julia Ward Howe)
1947 - "Louisiana Lady" closes at Century Theater NYC after 4 performances
1950 - Dutch cyclist Wim van Est wins Bordeaux-Paris (586 km in 17:25)
1970 - WSMW TV channel 27 in Worcester, MA (IND) begins broadcasting
1990 - Dr Jack Kevorkian assisted an Oregon woman to commit suicide, beginning a national debate over the right to die
1994 - Haile Gebre Selassie runs world record 5 km (12:56.96)

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Famous Birthdays

1916 - Robert Furchgott, Charleston South Carolina, American Chemist and Nobel Laureate
1929 - Karolos Papoulias, Greek politician
1935 - Hendrikus C "Henk" Admiraal, Dutch actor (Rififi in Amsterdam)
1961 - Cathy Marino, LPGA golfer
1968 - Stacy Leigh Arthur, playmate (Jan, 1991), born in Naperville, Illinois
1980 - François Beauchemin, French Canadian ice hockey player

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Famous Deaths

1608 - Francesco Caracciolo, Italian religious founder/saint, dies at 44
1792 - John Burgoyne, soldier/playwright, dies
1916 - Mildred J Hill, composer/musician (Happy Birthday To You), dies at 56
1990 - Jack Gilford, comedic actor (Cocoon II), dies at 82 of stomach cancer
1994 - Thomas Stuart Willan, historian, dies at 84
2010 - John Wooden, American basketball player and coach (b. 1910)

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Famous Deaths for 3rd June 2017

Famous Deaths - Fri, 06/02/2017 - 18:05

1615 - Sanada Yukimura, Japanese samurai (b. 1567)
1858 - Julius Reubke, composer, dies at 24
1877 - Ludwig Ritter von Köchel, Austrian musicologist (b. 1800)
1882 - Christian Wilberg, German painter (b. 1839)
1913 - Josef Richard Rozkosny, composer, dies at 79
1970 - Douwe Hermans Kiestra, [Harm Harmstra], Fries boer/writer, dies at 70
1975 - Ozzie Nelson, American actor (The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet), dies at 69
1986 - Arthur Charles Ernest Hoeree, composer, dies at 89
1991 - Andy Milligan, cinematographer/director (Sweeney Todd), dies at 62
2001 - Anthony Quinn, Mexican-born actor (b. 1915)

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Famous Birthdays for 3rd June 2017

Famous Birthdays - Fri, 06/02/2017 - 18:03

1923 - Michael Jaffe, director (Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge England)
1929 - Howard Yanks, founder (Philadelphia folk festival)
1944 - Eddy Ottoz, Italian athlete
1947 - Mickey Finn, British guitarist and percussionist (T. Rex) (d. 2003)
1963 - Rudy Demotte, Belgian politician
1970 - Carl Everett, baseball player
1970 - Ammon McNeely, American rock climber
1973 - Charles Emanuel, American NFL safety (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Indiantown, Florida
1975 - Jamie Nails, offensive tackle (Buffalo Bills)
1980 - Lazaros Papadopoulos, Greek basketball player

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