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 Author: legoman77 View Messages Posted By legoman77
 Posted: Aug 14, 2019 14:55
 Subject: The eye's have it. I live on a pond, no tax
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Steve Martin 74 - Planes, Trains and Automobiles. Also, SNL. [One of the very
best.]

Mila Kunis 36

Alice Ghostley (1923–2007) To Kill a Mockingbird and Bewitched Esmeralda

David Crosby 78

Sarah Brightman 59 (singer, beautiful version of some of the songs from Cats)

Brannon Braga 54 Star Trek: Enterprise (TV Series)
Star Trek: Voyager (TV Series) producer)
1993-1994 Star Trek: The Next Generation (TV Series) (co-producer - 25 episodes)

Magic Johnson 60

1851 Doc Holliday, American gambler, dentist and gunfighter (Gunfight at the
O.K. Corral), born in Griffin, Georgia (d. 1887)

1863 Ernest Thayer, American poet who wrote the famous baseball poem "Casey",
born in Lawrence, Massachusetts (d. 1940)

1888 John Logie Baird, Scottish inventor and father of the television, born in
Helensburgh, Scotland (d. 1946)

1947 Danielle Steel, American author (Rememberance, Zoya, Star, Daddy), born
in New York City, New York

1950 Gary Larson, American cartoonist (Far Side), born in Tacoma, Washington

Events

1585 Queen Elizabeth I of England refuses sovereignty of Netherlands

1820 1st US eye hospital, the NY Eye Infirmary, opens in NYC

1846 Henry David Thoreau jailed for refusing to pay taxes

1848 Oregon Territory created

1862 Abraham Lincoln receives the first group of African Americans to confer
with a US president

1873 "Field & Stream" begins publishing

1885 Japan's first patent is issued to the inventor of a rust-proof paint.

1893 France introduces motor vehicle registration, includes a driving test

1894 Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge demonstrates wireless telegraphy (radio) using Morse
code at a meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science at
Oxford University

1901 The first claimed powered flight, by Gustave Whitehead in his Number 21.

1908 The first beauty contest is held in Folkestone, England.

1911 United States Senate leaders begin to rotate the office of President pro
tempore (for the time being) of the Senate among leading candidates to fill the
vacancy left by William P. Frye's death.

1912 2,500 US marines invade Nicaragua; US remains until 1925

1917 China declares war on Germany & Austria

1925 Mount Rushmore Monument first proposed

1932 Philips makes 1 millionth radio

1935 Social Security Act becomes law

1936 Rainey Bethea is hanged in Owensboro, Kentucky in the last public execution
in the United States

1937 Appalachian Trail is formally completed, traversing 2,000 miles and 14 US
States, Georgia to Maine

1938 BBC's 1st feature film on TV (Student of Prague)

1941 US President Franklin Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
issue the joint declaration that later becomes known as the Atlantic Charter

1942 Dwight D. Eisenhower named commander for invasion of North Africa

1945 V-J Day, Japan surrenders unconditionally to end WW II (also August 15 depending
on time zone)

1945 Ho Chi Minh's Viet Minh movement launch a coordinated uprising against
French rule across Vietnam following the Japanese surrender

1965 Beatles tape an appearance for Ed Sullivan Show

1966 1st US lunar orbiter begins orbiting Moon

1967 Celebrity hairdresser Vidal Sassoon cuts actress Mia Farrow's hair into
the famous pixie cut, costing $5,000. In reality, just a publicity stunt, Farrow
had previously cut her own hair.

1974 Congress authorizes US citizens to own gold

1980 Democratic Convention in NYC nominates Jimmy Carter & Walter Mondale

1984 IBM releases PC DOS version 3.0

John P