TODAY IN HISTORY - 9/5

1966 - Jerry Lewis' 1st Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $15,000
1975 - Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme attempts to assassinate Ford in Sacramento

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY / ANNIVERSARY TO:

1847 - Jesse James, Missouri, outlaw, son of a clergyman, (d. 1882)
1940 - Raquel Welch, Chicago Illinois, (Myra Breckenridge, 1,000,000 BC, 100 Rifles)
1951 - Michael Keaton, Pitts Pa, actor (Gung Ho, Batman, Beetlejuice)
1991 - Actor John Travolta weds Kelly Preston
1993 - "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" actress Nia Vardalos (30) weds "Felicity" actor Ian Gomez (28)

GOODBYE TO:

1997 - Mother Teresa, Nobel (1979), dies of cardiac arrest at 87
2001 - Justin Wilson, American Cajun chef and humorist (b. 1914)

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