July 2,1964-Johnson Signs Civil Rights Act
On this day in 1964, U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson signs into law the historic Civil Rights Act in a nationally televised ceremony at the White House.
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Complex and controversial, Lyndon B. Johnson is remembered for reaching the highest of highs and the most dismal of lows during his presidency.
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Henny Youngman heckles Milton Berle 1966
Henny Youngman heckles Milton Berle on a hilarious 1966 Hollywood Palace
105 year old romantic author talks of 123 novel career
Prolific Ida Pollock is the secret author behind more than 120 steamy romance novels - and she's still making hearts flutter at the age of 105. Ida's passion-fuelled tales of virgins, chaste kisses an...
Bugs Bunny’s 75th Birthday!: A Quiet Celebration Of His ‘Wild’ Debut
Happy Birthday, Bugs Bunny! The world’s favorite rabbit turns 75 this month: July 27, 1940, saw the debut of the cotton-tailed character's first cartoon short “Wild Hare,” directed by Tex Avery. There...
Olivier Messiaen - Olivier Messiaen Improvisations
French composer/organist Olivier Messiaen (1909-1992) improvises at the organ of the Paris Church of the Sainte-Trinité (Holy Trinity), where he was organist...
July 2,1964-Johnson Signs Civil Rights Act
On this day in 1964, U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson signs into law the historic Civil Rights Act in a nationally televised ceremony at the White House.
Polly Ann Young
Polly Ann Young (October 25, 1908 – January 21, 1997) was an American film actress.
Actresses Loretta Young and Sally Blane were her sisters, and, of the three, Polly Ann was the least succe...
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Susan Fleming
Susan Fleming (February 19, 1908 – December 22, 2002) was an American actress known as the "Girl with the Million Dollar Legs" for a role she played in the W. C. Fields film Million Dollar Legs (1932)...
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Stanley Scarsbrook
Stanley Charles Scarsbrook (born October 1908) was an English athlete who competed in the 1934 British Empire Games.×At the 1934 Empire Games he won the gold medal in the 2 miles steeplechase event. T...
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Charles Herman Helmsing
Charles Herman Helmsing (March 23, 1908, Shrewsbury, Missouri – December 20, 1993) was an American Roman Catholic bishop.
Helmsing was born to George and Louisa Helmsing. He entered St. Louis Prep...
McCarthyism
McCarthyism is the practice of making accusations of subversion or treason without proper regard for evidence. It also means "the practice of making unfair allegations or using unfair investigative te...
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Ernest Toussaint
Ernest Toussaint (March 6, 1908 – September 3, 1942) was a Luxembourgian boxer who competed in the 1936 Summer Olympics.In 1936, he defeated Karl Lutz of Austria in the round of 32 before being ...
Bugs Bunny’s 75th Birthday!: A Quiet Celebration Of His ‘Wild’ Debut
Happy Birthday, Bugs Bunny! The world’s favorite rabbit turns 75 this month: July 27, 1940, saw the debut of the cotton-tailed character's first cartoon short “Wild Hare,” directed by Tex Avery. There...
Stewart James
Stewart James (1908-1996), one of magic's most prolific inventors, was a Canadian postman who spent most of his life in Courtright, Ontario.
Neil Dewar
Neil Hamilton Dewar (11 November 1908 – 10 January 1982) was a Scottish footballer who played for Third Lanark, Manchester United, Sheffield Wednesday and the Scotland national team. He usually played...
Joseph DeGuglielmo
Joseph A. DeGuglielmo was an American judge and politician who served as associate justice of the Boston Municipal Court and was mayor and city manager of Cambridge, Massachusetts.
DeGuglielmo was...
André van de Werve de Vorsselaer
André van de Werve de Vorsselaer (10 April 1908 – 6 October 1984) was a Belgian fencer. He won a bronze medal in the team foil event at the 1948 Summer Olympics.
Oskar Kuhn
Oskar Kuhn (7 March 1908, Munich – 1990) was a German palaeontologist.
Kuhn was educated in Dinkelsbühl and Bamberg and then studied natural science, specialising in geology and paleontology...
Frederick Campling
Frederick Stratford Campling (1908 – 22 March 1945) was an English cricketer and Royal Air Force officer. His batting and bowling styles are unknown. He was born in Basford, Nottinghamshire.Ca...
V. Sivasubramaniam
Justice Veeravagu Sivasubramaniam (also spelt Sivasupramaniam) (14 March 1908 – 5 December 1985) was a leading Ceylon Tamil lawyer and judge. He was a magistrate, District Judge, Additional Perm...
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Bruno Lüdke
Bruno Lüdke (3 April 1908 – 26 April 1944) was an alleged German serial killer. Nazi police officials connected him to at least 51 murder victims, mainly women, killed in a 15-year period, which ...
Mária Sulyok
Mária Sulyok (1908-1987) was a Hungarian actress best known for her role in A köszívü ember fiai (1965) and Love, Emilia (1968).She was born April 24, 1908 and died October 20, 1987 in Budapest, Hunga...
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Sylvia Ashton-Warner
Sylvia Constance Ashton-Warner MBE (17 December 1908 – 28 April 1984) was a New Zealand writer, poet and educator.
Ashton-Warner was born on 17 December 1908, in Stratford, New Zealand. She spent ...
Howard Ferguson (composer)
Howard Ferguson (21 October 1908 – 31 October 1999) was a British composer and musicologist. He composed instrumental, chamber, orchestral and choral works. While his music is not widely known today, ...
Ivor Malcolm Haddon Etherington
Ivor Malcolm Haddon Etherington (born February 8, 1908, Lewisham, England; died January 1, 1994) was a mathematician who worked initially on general relativity, but later moved into genetics where he ...
Bill Weisband
William Weisband, Sr. (August 28, 1908 – May 14, 1967) was an American cryptanalyst and NKVD agent (code name 'LINK'), best known for his role in revealing U.S. decryptions of Soviet diplomatic and i...
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