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Five random people born on this day...

  • Brian Gaskill, actor, David Michaels-Models Inc, Bob-All My Children (1970)
  • Pascal Collasse, composer (1649)
  • Howard Moss, poet/editor, New Yorker (1922)
  • Leslie Bassett, composer (1923)
  • Frederick Lugard, British captain/baron, Congo (1858)

Five random people who died on this day...

  • Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, mother of President John F Kennedy, dies at 104 (1995)
  • Andrea del Sarto, Italian painter, dies at 44 (1531)
  • Leon Lontoc, actor (Henry-Burke's Law), dies at 64 (1974)
  • Else Lasker-Schuler, writer, dies at 48 (1945)
  • Jean-Louis Barrault, French actor (La Ronde), dies at 83 (1994)

Five random things that happened on this day...

  • "Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In" premieres on NBC (1968)
  • Dmitri Sjostakovitsj' opera "Lady MacBeth," premieres in Leningrad (1934)
  • Parts of Switzerland adopt Gregorian calendar (& parts in 1812) (1584)
  • Ghorbanifar 1st suggests diversion of cash to contras, says North (1986)
  • Israeli forces withdraw from Sinai Peninsula (1957)

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