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Today in History – British Royal family changes name to WINDSOR


1893 Lizzie Bordon acquitted
1910 – Father’s Day celebrated for 1st time
1917 After WW I King George V ordered members of British royal family to dispense with German titles & surnames, they take the name Windsor
1956 Jerry Lewis & Dean Martin end partnership after 16 films

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1897 Moe Howard, [Moses Horowitz], Brooklyn New York, American actor and comedian (The 3 Stooges)
1962 – Paula Julie Abdul, Van Nuys California, singer/choreographer (Straight Up)
1978 – Zoe Saldana, Passaic, New Jersey, American actress (Avatar, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl)
1999 Earl of Wessex Prince Edward (35) weds Sophie Rhys-Jones (34) at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle


2013 Slim Whitman, American country singer, dies from heart failure at 90
2013 – James Gandolfini, American actor, dies from a heart attack at 51

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