ON THIS DAY - July 25th:

1961 - Disney animated film "101 Dalmations", based on the novel by Dodie Smith and directed by Clyde Geronimi and Hamilton Luske is released in the US
1969 - Edward Kennedy pleads guilty to leaving scene of an accident a week after the Chappaquiddick car accident that killed Mary Jo Kopechne

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1990 - Roseanne Barr sings National Anthem at Cincinnati Reds-San Diego Padres game.  First claiming she couldn't hear herself, then saying that baseball officials encouraged her to bring "humor" to the song, she rendered a "screechy" version of the National Anthem which received media attention and offended many.  To see a YouTube video of her singing the National Anthem, click here:

 

 

 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY / ANNIVERSARY TO:

1954 - Walter Payton, Columbia Mississippi, NFL running back (Chicago Bears)
1967 - Matt LeBlanc, Newton Massachusetts, actor (Joey Tribbiani-Friends)

GOODBYE TO:
1997 - Ben Hogan, golfer (Masters, Brit Open, US Open-1953), dies at 84
1995 - Charlie Rich, country singer (Lonely Weekends), dies at 62

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