TODAY IN HISTORY - February 10th:

1997 - Comet Shoemaker-Holt 2 Closest Approach to Earth
2005 - His Royal Highness Charles, Prince of Wales announces engagement to Camilla Parker Bowles

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1950 - Mark Spitz, Modesto California, swimmer (Oly-9 gold/silver/bronze-68, 72)
1967 - Laura Dern, American actress (Jurassic Park, Mask, Smooth Talk), born in Los Angeles, California
1974 - Elizabeth Banks, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, American actress


1957 - Laura Ingalls Wilder, US author (Little House on Praries), dies at 90
1992 - Alex Haley, US writer (Autobiography of Malcolm X, Roots), dies at 70
2008 - Roy Scheider, American Actor (b. 1932)
2014 - Shirley Temple, American actress and diplomat, famous as a child star in the 1930s (Bright Eyes, Heidi), dies of natural causes at 85

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