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Sean Connery
August 25, 1930 - October 31, 2020
Actor



Sir Thomas Sean Connery was a Scottish actor and producer who won an Academy Award, two BAFTA Awards (one of them being a BAFTA Academy Fellowship Award) and three Golden Globes (including the Cecil B. DeMille Award and a Henrietta Award). He was knighted by Elizabeth II in July 2000, and received the Kennedy Center Honors. Connery has been polled as "The Greatest Living Scot" and "Scotland's Greatest Living National Treasure". In 1989, he was proclaimed "Sexiest Man Alive" by People magazine and in 1999, at age 69, he was voted "Sexiest Man of the Century".


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TODAY IN HISTORY

On this day 105 years ago, in 1916, the United States National Park Service is created.


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1914 The library of the Catholic University of Leuven is deliberately destroyed by the German Army.
1944 Paris is liberated by the Allies.
1948 The House Un-American Activities Committee holds the first-ever televised congressional hearing.
1950 President Truman orders the Army to seize control of the nation's railroads to avert a strike.
1981 The Voyager 2 spacecraft makes its closest approach to Saturn.
1989 The Voyager 2 spacecraft makes its closest approach to Neptune.
1991 Linus Torvalds announces the first version of what will become Linux.
2012 The Voyager 1 spacecraft enters interstellar space becoming the first man-made object to do so.

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