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TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS...
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TODAY'S BIO...
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Joan Fontaine
October 22, 1917 - December 15, 2013
Actress


Joan de Beauvoir de Havilland, known professionally as Joan Fontaine, was a British American actress. Fontaine is the only actress to have won an Academy Award for a performance in a film directed by Alfred Hitchcock. She was nominated for an Emmy Award for the soap opera, "Ryan's Hope".


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TODAY IN HISTORY...
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On this day 55 years ago in 1962, President Kennedy announces that reconnaissance planes have discovered Soviet nuclear weapons in Cuba, and that he has ordered a naval "quarantine" of the Communist nation.

1797 – 3,200 feet above Paris, Andrι-Jacques Garnerin makes the first recorded parachute jump.
1879 – Thomas Edison tests the first practical electric incandescent light bulb (it lasted 13 hours before burning out).
1927 – Nikola Tesla presents his six new inventions including a motor with one phase electricity.
1965 – The Highway Beautification Act is signed into law.
1976 – Red Dye No. 4 is banned by the FDA after it causes tumors in the bladders of dogs.
1981 – The Federal Labor Relations Authority votes to decertify the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization for its strike the previous August.







ON THE RADIO...
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This week...
10 Years Ago
Break It Off - Rihanna & Sean Pauls

20 Years Ago
Where Have All the Cowboys Gone? - Paula Cole

30 Years Ago
Mandolin Rain - Bruce Hornsby and the Range

40 Years Ago
Just a Song Before I Go - Crosby, Stills and Nash

50 Years Ago
Silence Is Golden - The Tremeloes





THIS DAY IN MUSIC

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AT THE MOVIES...
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#
Movie Title Gross*
1 Happy Death Day 26.5
2 Blade Runner 2049
15.1
3
The Foreigner
12.8
4
It 6.1
5 The Mountain Between Us 5.7
6 American Made 5.4
7 Kingsman: The Golden Circle
5.3
8 The LEGO Ninjago Movie
4.3
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My Little Pony: The Movie
4.0
10 Victoria and Abdul
3.1



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IN THE BOOKS...



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