TODAY IN HISTORY - July 9th:

1776 - Declaration of Independence is read to George Washington's troops (NY)
1956 - Dick Clark's 1st appearance as host of American Bandstand
1992 - Kim Basinger gets 1,959th star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame
1992 - Space Shuttle STS 50 (Columbia 13) lands
1997 - Mike Tyson is banned from boxing for biting Holyfield's ear

HAPPY BIRTHDAY / ANNIVERSARY TO:

1932 - Donald Rumsfeld, politician (involved in Watergate)
1932 - John Paul Getty II, US/British oil magnate/billionaire (Getty Oil)
1947 - OJ Simpson [Orenthal James], Santa Fey California, NFL running back (Buf Bills)

1956 - Tom Hanks, Concord California, actor (Bossom Buddies, Forrest Gump, Phila)1957 - Kelly McGillis, Newport Beach Ca, actress (Top Gun, Accused, Witness)
1966 - Pamela Adlon, American voice actress

GOODBYE TO:

1850 - Zachary Taylor, 12th US president (1849-50), dies in White House at 65
2014 - Eileen Ford, American modelling agency executive and co-founder (Ford Modelling Agency), dies from complications of meningioma and osteoporosis at 92

 

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