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Today In History – Strike begins @ GM Parts Factory-Flint


1952 1st sporting event televised nationally-Walcott vs Charles boxing
1998 A strike begins at the General Motors parts factory in Flint, Michigan, that quickly spreads to five other assembly plants (the strike lasted seven weeks).
2013 – 47th Country Music Association Award: George Strait, Miranda Lambert & Blake Shelton wins


1967 – Ron Livingston, American actor
1971 Mark Wahlberg, Boston, Massachusetts
1982 Actor Michael Keaton (30) weds actress Caroline McWilliams (37)
1993 Singer Mariah Carey weds Tommy Mottola, CEO (Sony Music)
1999 – Actress Reese Witherspoon (23) weds actor Ryan Phillippe (24) at the Old Wide Awake Plantation along the Sono River in Charleston, South Carolina


2004 – Ronald Reagan, 40th US President, Governor of California and radio and film actor, dies aged 93

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