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TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS...
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TODAY'S BIO...
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Gary Larson
August 14, 1950
Cartoonist


Gary Larson is an American cartoonist. He is the creator of “The Far Side”, a single-panel cartoon series that was syndicated internationally to over 900 newspapers for 15 years. The series ended with Larson's retirement on January 1, 1995. Larson was awarded the Newspaper Panel Cartoon Award by the National Cartoonists Society and its Reuben Award.


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TODAY IN HISTORY...
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On this day 83 years ago, in 1935, the Social Security Act, creating a government pension system for the retired, becomes law.

Also on this day in...

1888 – An audio recording of "The Lost Chord", one of the first recordings of music ever made, is played during a press conference introducing Thomas Edison's phonograph.
1893 – France becomes the first country to introduce motor vehicle registration.
1945 – Japan accepts the Allied terms of surrender ending World War II.
1997 – Timothy McVeigh is formally sentenced to death for the Oklahoma City bombing.
1998 – A federal appeals court in Virginia rules the FDA has no authority to regulate tobacco.
2003 – A widescale power blackout in the northeast United States and Canada occurs.





ON THE RADIO...
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This week...

10 Years Ago
With You - Chris Brown

20 Years Ago
Truly Madly Deeply - Savage Garden

30 Years Ago
Sweet Child O' Mine - Guns N' Roses

40 Years Ago
Stayin' Alive - The Bee Gees

50 Years Ago
(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay - Otis Redding





THIS DAY IN MUSIC

Musicians born on this s day





AT THE MOVIES...
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#
Movie Title Gross*
1 The Meg 45.4
2 Mission: Impossible - Fallout
19.4
3
Christopher Robin
13.0
4
Slender Man
11.4
5 BlacKkKlansman
10.8
6 The Spy Who Dumped Me
6.5

7 Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
5.9
8 The Equalizer 2
5.4
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Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation
5.2
10 Ant-Man and the Wasp
4.1



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IN THE BOOKS...



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