ON THIS DAY - August 22nd:

1902 - Cadillac Motor Company is founded.

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1984 - Republican convention in Dallas renominates President Reagan & VP Bush

HAPPY BIRTHDAY / ANNIVERSARY TO:

1893 - Dorothy Parker, NJ, short story writer (1958 Marjorie Peabody Award), (d. 1967)
1939 - Carl Yastrzemski, Southampton New York, Boston Red Sox great (1967 AL MVP, Hall of Fame)
1939 - Valerie Harper, Suffern, New York, American actress (Mary Tyler Moore Show, Rhoda)
1947 - Cindy Williams, Van Nuys California, actress (Shirley- Laverne & Shirley)
1957 - Holly Dunn, country singer (Daddy's Hands), born in San Antonio, Texas
1970 - Giada De Laurentiis, Italian/American chef and television host
1971 - Richard Armitage, English actor (The Hobbit, Robin Hood), born in Leicester, Leicestershire

GOODBYE TO:

1977 - Sebastian Cabot, actor (Mr French-Family Affair), dies at 59

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