IN HISTORY ON THIS DATE - August 6th:

1996 - George R.R. Martin publishes the epic fantasy novel "A Game of Thrones", the first in his series "A Song of Ice and Fire"

HAPPY BIRTHDAY / ANNIVERSARY TO:

1911 - Lucille Ball, Jamestown NY, comedienne/actress (I Love Lucy, Mame), (d. 1989)
1928 - Andy Warhol, McKeesport PA, pop artist & film producer (Frankenstein, Bad), (d. 1987)

GOODBYE TO:
1991 - Harry Reasoner, newscaster (60 Minutes), dies at 68

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