TODAY IN HISTORY - 11/4:

1960 - "Misfits" premieres, final movie for Clark Gable & Marilyn Monroe
1980 - Ronald Reagan (R) defeats President Jimmy Carter (D) by a landslide
2008 - Barack Obama becomes the first African-American to be elected President of the United States

HAPPY BIRTHDAY / ANNIVERSARY TO:

1879 - Will Rogers, Oologah Indian Territory (Okla), humorist and actor (Judge Priest), (d. 1935)
1916 - Walter Cronkite, St Joseph Mo, news anchor (CBS Evening News 1962-81)
1918 - Art Carney, Mount Vernon NY, actor (Ed Norton-Honeymooners)
1930 - Doris Roberts, St Louis Mo, actress (Angie, Maggie, Emmy 1983)
1960 - Kathy Griffin, Chicago, Illinois, American comedienne (Suddenly Susan, Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List)
1969 - Matthew McConaughey, Uvalde, Texas, American actor (Contact, A Time to Kill)

GOODBYE TO:

1955 - Cy Young, American baseball player (b. 1867)
1982 - Dominique Dunne, actress (Poltergeist), murdered by boyfriend at 23
2008 - Michael Crichton, American author, dies at 66
2010 - Sparky Anderson, American baseball manager, dies at 76

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