WHAT HAPPENED TODAY IN HISTORY...AUGUST 1st:

1957 - US & Canada create North American Air Defense Command (NORAD)
1958 - 1st class postage up to 4 cents (had been 3 cents for 26 years)
1993 - Reggie Jackson enshrined in Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY

HAPPY BIRTHDAY / ANNIVERSARY TO:

1986 - Tennis ace John McEnroe marries actress Tatum O'Neil
2009 - Fashion model Rhea Durham (34) weds actor and producer Mark Wahlberg (41) at Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Beverly Hills
1952 - Nancy Lopez, professional golfer


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