ON THIS DATE - July 29th:

1928 - Walt Disney's "Steamboat Willie" is released

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1954 - Publication of "Fellowship of the Ring" 1st volume of "Lord of the Rings" by J. R. R. Tolkien by by George Allen and Unwin in London
1987 - Ben & Jerry's & Jerry Garcia agree on a new flavor Cherry Garcia
2013 - €103 million of diamonds is stolen from the Carton Intercontinental Hotel, Cannes, France

HAPPY BIRTHDAY / ANNIVERSARY TO:

1938 - Peter Jennings, Toronto Canada, news anchor (ABC Evening News)
1966 - Martina McBride, country singer

GOODBYE TO:

1890 - Vincent van Gogh, painter, dies in Auvers, France
1974 - "Mama" Cass Elliot, singer (Mamas & Papas), dies from a heart attack in London at 32

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