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1837 – Queen Victoria at 18 ascends British throne following death of uncle King William IV Ruled for 63 years ending in 1901
1943 – Detroit race riot kills 35
1967 Muhammad Ali convicted of refusing induction into armed services
1980 “Blues Brothers” with Dan Akwoyd & John Belushi opens in 594 theaters
1994 – OJ Simpson arraigned on murder of Nicole Simpson & Ronald Goldman

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1925 Audie Murphy, Kingston, Texas, most decorated American WW II hero/actor (Destry, Joe Butterfly)
1949 – Lionel Richie, Alabama, singer (Commodores, Hello, Penny Lover)
1952 – John Goodman, St Louis Mo, actor (Dan Conner-Roseanne, Babe)
1957 Butch Patrick, Inglewood California, actor (Real McCoys, Eddie-Munsters)
1967 – Nicole Kidman, Honolulu Hawaii, actress (Dead Calm, Far & Away)
1987 Johnny Carson marries 4th wife Alexis Mass


1947 Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel, gangster, shot dead in Beverly Hills Cal
1997 Bobby Helms, composer (Jingle Bell Rock), dies at 61

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