TODAY IN HISTORY - May 23rd:

1785 - Benjamin Franklin announces his invention of bifocals
1922 - Walt Disney incorporates his 1st film company Laugh-O-Gram Films
1984 - "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom", 2nd in the film series, directed by Stephen Spielberg, produced by George Lucas and starringHarrison Ford, opens in the US

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2006 - 41st Academy of Country Music Awards: Kenny Chesney wins "Entertainer Of Year", Keith Urban wins "Top Male Vocalist" & "Album Of Year" & Carrie Underwood wins "Top NEW Female Vocalist" & "Single of Year" for "Jesus Take The Wheel"

HAPPY BIRTHDAY / ANNIVERSARY TO:

1958 - Drew Carey, American actor & comedian (Drew-Drew Carey Show), born in Cleveland, Ohio

GOODBYE TO:

1934 - Bonnie Parker, American outlaw (Bonnie & Clyde), killed in police ambush at 23
1934 - Clyde Barrow, outlaw (Bonnie & Clyde), killed in police ambush
1937 - John D. Rockefeller, American industrialist and philanthropist, dies at 97
2002 - Sam Snead, American golfer (b. 1912)

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