Saturday, November 18, 2017

Kristin Adams


THE OTHER HALF OF KRISTIN & DANNY ACT… these two are just too funny.
Kristin Nicole Adams (born August 17, 1981 in Plano, Texas), née Holt, is a television personality and entertainment news correspondent. Adams first rose to public awareness on American Idol. Between 2005 and 2008, Kristin served as the…
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Hitler furious over Italy's debacle in Greece

Hitler furious over Italy's debacle in Greece » 1940 WW2



Adolf Hitler (German: [ˈadɔlf ˈhɪtlɐ] ( listen); 20 April 1889 – 30 April 1945) was a German politician who was the leader of the Nazi Party (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei; NSDAP), Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945 and…
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Battle of the Somme ends

Battle of the Somme ends » 1916 WW1

Nixon appeals to Congress for funds for Cambodia

Nixon appeals to Congress for funds for Cambodia » 1970

South Vietnamese fight first major battle after U.S. troops are withdrawn

South Vietnamese fight first major battle after U.S. troops are withdrawn » 1969

South Vietnamese conduct largest air assault to date »

South Vietnamese conduct largest air assault to date » 1964 Vietnam War

Sandy Koufax retires

Sandy Koufax retires » 1966


Sanford Koufax (/ˈkoʊfæks/; born Sanford Braun; December 30, 1935) is a former American Major League Baseball (MLB) left-handed pitcher. He pitched 12 seasons for the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers, from 1955 to 1966. Koufax, at age 36 in…
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Chester Arthur dies in New York

Chester Arthur dies in New York » 1886


Chester Alan Arthur (October 5, 1829 – November 18, 1886) was an American attorney and politician who served as the 21st President of the United States from 1881 to 1885; he succeeded James A. Garfield upon the latter's assassination. At…
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Railroads create the first time zones

Railroads create the first time zones » 1883

Billy Joel earns his first #1 album when 52nd Street tops the Billboard pop chart

Billy Joel earns his first #1 album when 52nd Street tops the Billboard pop chart » 1978


William Martin Joel[3] (born May 9, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter and pianist. He was born in the Bronx, New York, and raised on Long Island, New York, places which have a heavy influence on his songs. Since releasing his first hit…
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Alice McDermott wins the National Book Award

Alice McDermott wins the National Book Award » 1998


Alice McDermott (born June 27, 1953) is an American writer and university professor. For her 1998 novel Charming Billy she won an American Book Award[1] and the U.S. National Book Award for Fiction.[2]
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Tom Cruise weds, again

Tom Cruise weds, again » 2006


Thomas Cruise Mapother IV (born July 3, 1962), known professionally as Tom Cruise, is an American actor and producer. He has been nominated for three Academy Awards and has won three Golden Globe Awards. He started his career…
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Mass suicide at Jonestown

Mass suicide at Jonestown » 1978

Haig ends Battle of Somme

Haig ends Battle of Somme » 1916

Commuters die in subway fire

Commuters die in subway fire » 1987

High-profile expert on exotic birds is sentenced for smuggling parrots

High-profile expert on exotic birds is sentenced for smuggling parrots » 1996

Congress issues final report on Iran-Contra scandal

Congress issues final report on Iran-Contra scandal » 1987

Lincoln travels to Gettysburg

Lincoln travels to Gettysburg » 1863 Civil War

Volkswagen's "Dream Factory" opens in Resende, Brazil

Volkswagen's "Dream Factory" opens in Resende, Brazil » 1996

Fort Washington becomes Fort Knyphausen

Fort Washington becomes Fort Knyphausen » 1776 American Revolution

Terry Waite released

Terry Waite released 1991


Waite was the Assistant for Anglican Communion Affairs for the then Archbishop of Canterbury, Robert Runcie, in the 1980s. As an envoy for the Church of England, he travelled to Lebanon to try to secure the release of four hostages, including the…
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Friday, November 17, 2017

Monty is born

Monty is born » 1887 WW2


Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, KG, GCB, DSO, PC, DL (/məntˈɡʌməri əv ˈæləmeɪn/; 17 November 1887 – 24 March 1976), nicknamed "Monty" and the "Spartan General",[10] was a senior…
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Germans make last stab at Ypres

Germans make last stab at Ypres » 1914 WW1

My Lai trial begins

My Lai trial begins » 1970

1st Cavalry unit ambushed in the Ia Drang Valley

1st Cavalry unit ambushed in the Ia Drang Valley » 1965 Vietnam War

The Heidi Bowl

The Heidi Bowl » 1968


The Heidi Game or Heidi Bowl was an American Football League (AFL) game played on November 17, 1968, between the Oakland Raiders and the visiting New York Jets. The game was notable for its exciting finish, in which Oakland scored two…
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Nixon insists that he is not a crook

Nixon insists that he is not a crook » 1973

U.S. establishes Fort Buchanan

U.S. establishes Fort Buchanan » 1856

The Kingston Trio brings folk music to the top of the U.S. pop charts »

The Kingston Trio brings folk music to the top of the U.S. pop charts » 1958


The Kingston Trio is an American folk and pop music group that helped launch the folk revival of the late 1950s to late 1960s. The group started as a San Francisco Bay Area nightclub act with an original lineup of Dave Guard, Bob Shane, and Nick Reynolds. It rose to international popularity, fueled…
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The Shipping News, by Annie Proulx, wins the National Book Award

The Shipping News, by Annie Proulx, wins the National Book Award » 1993

"The Terminator" becomes "The Governator" of California

"The Terminator" becomes "The Governator" of California » 2003

Suez Canal opens

Suez Canal opens » 1869

Verdi's first opera opens

Verdi's first opera opens » 1839


Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi (Italian: [dʒuˈzɛppe ˈverdi]; 9 or 10 October 1813 – 27 January 1901) was an Italian opera composer.
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Thousands die in massive flood

Thousands die in massive flood » 1421


On the night of 18 November 1404 into the morning of the 19th the oceanic tide combined with a storm surge from the North Sea pushed huge amounts of water up the coastal rivers, overwhelmed the dik…
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