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Five random people born on this day...

  • Maury Povich, TV host, Current Affair, Maury, /Mr Connie Chung (1939)
  • Mick Taylor, rock bassist, Rolling Stones-Brown Sugar (1948)
  • Ryuichi Sakamoto, Jap, rocker, Academy Award 1988, Yellow Magic Orch (1952)
  • Aga Khan, religious leader, Muslims (1933)
  • Eugene Augustin Lauste, developer, 1st sound-on-film recording (1857)

Five random people who died on this day...

  • William H Pickering, astronomer (predicted Pluto), dies at 79 (1938)
  • Emil Sitka, actor (3 Stooges shorts), dies of stroke at 82 (1998)
  • Han Jansen, Dutch journalist (Volkskrant), dies at 61 (1994)
  • George Bancroft, American Historian (1891)
  • Olav AFEC van Sleeswijk-Holstein-S-G V, king of Norway (1957), dies (1991)

Five random things that happened on this day...

  • 1st PGA Championship: Jim Barnes at Siwanoy CC Bronxville NY (1916)
  • Iraq fires 8 Scud missiles on Israel (1991)
  • Capt James Cook becomes 1st to cross Antarctic Circle (66 degrees 33' S) (1773)
  • 14th ACE Cable Awards: HBO wins 32 awards (1993)
  • "Say, Darling" closes at ANTA Theater New York City after 332 performances (1959)

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