IN HISTORY ON THIS DATE - August 7th:

1882 - Hatfields of south WV & McCoys of east Ky feud, 100 wounded or die
1963 - Jacqueline Kennedy becomes 1st, US First Lady to give birth (Patrick Kennedy) since Mrs Cleveland
1990 - Desert Shield begins - US deploys troops to Saudi Arabia

HAPPY BIRTHDAY / ANNIVERSARY TO:

1876 - Mata Hari, [Margaretha G Zelle], dancer/courtesan/spy (WW I)
1942 - B J Thomas, Hugo, Oklahoma, American singer (Raindrops, Growing Pains Theme)
1950 - Rodney Crowell, Houston Texas, country singer (She's Crazy for Leavin')
1960 - David Duchovny, NYC, actor (Fox Mulder-X Files)
1975 - Charlize Theron, Transvaal, South Africa, actress (The Cider House Rules, Monster)
1987 - "Magnum, P.I." actor Tom Selleck (42) weds actress and dancer Jillie Mack (29) in Incline Village, Nevada
2008 - Singer-songwriter Jewel (38) weds rodeo champion Ty Murray (42) at The Cove Atlantis Resort in Paradise Island, Bahamas

GOODBYE TO:

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2005 -Peter Jennings, Canadian-born news anchor (b. 1938)

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