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TODAY'S BIOGRAPHY

Julius Erving
February 22, 1950
Basketball Hall Of Famer


Julius Winfield Erving II, commonly known as Dr. J, is a retired American basketball player. He won three championships, four Most Valuable Player Awards, and three scoring titles. He is the fifth-highest scorer in ABA/NBA history with 30,026 points. Erving was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame and was also named to the NBA's 50th Anniversary All-Time team. In 2004, he was inducted into the Nassau County Sports Hall of Fame.


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TODAY IN HISTORY

On this day 40 years ago, in 1980, the U.S. hockey team beats the Soviets 4-3 In a stunning upset at the Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, N.Y.


Also on this day in...
1819 – Spain cedes Florida to the United States.
1862 – Jefferson Davis is inaugurated as president of the Confederacy.
1865 – Tennessee adopts a new constitution abolishing slavery.
1879 – Frank Winfield Woolworth opens a five-cent store in Utica, N.Y.
1924 – Calvin Coolidge delivers the first presidential radio broadcast from the White House.
1935 – It is illegal for airplanes to fly over the White House because they disturb President Roosevelt's sleep.
2011 – Somali pirates kill four Americans taken hostage on their yacht.


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Higher - Creed
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Another Day In Paradise - Phil Collins
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Rock With You - Michael Jackson
50 Years Ago
I’ll Be There - Jackson 5


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THIS WEEK AT THE MOVIES

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Movie Title Gross*
1 Sonic the Hedgehog 57.0
2 Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn
17.1

3 Fantasy Island
12.4
4 The Photograph
12.3
5 Bad Boys for Life
11.3
6 1917
8.1
7 Jumanji: The Next Level
5.7
8 Gisaengchung(Parasite)
5.5
9 Dolittle
5.1
10 Downhill
4.7


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