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Five random people born on this day...

  • Paul Dooley, Parkensburg, West Virginia, actor, 16 Candles, Strange Brew, Wedding (1928)
  • Ernie K-Doe, [Ernest Kador Jr], New Orleans, Louisiana, rocker (1936)
  • Matthijs I van Bree, Flemish, court, painter (1773)
  • John Bryant, Rep-D-TX, 1983- (1947)
  • Dominic Roussel, Hull, NHL goalie, Winnipeg Jets (1970)

Five random people who died on this day...

  • David Susskind, TV host (Open End, David Susskind Show), dies at 66 (1987)
  • Helen Parrish, actress (Hour Glass), dies of cancer at 36 (1959)
  • Pieter A H Bos, Dutch lawyer/procureur-general (Aruba), dies at 63 (1993)
  • Glenway Wescott, U.S. writer (Apartment in Athens), dies at 85 (1987)
  • Ilka Chase, actress (Masquerade Party, Trials of O'Brien), dies at 74 (1978)

Five random things that happened on this day...

  • Simon de Brion elected Pope Martinus IV (1281)
  • 1st 5 and 10 store opened by Frank W. Woolworth (Utica New York) (1879)
  • Bruno Marie-Rose runs world record 200m indoor (20.36 sec) (1987)
  • 31st Grammy Awards: Don't Worry Be Happy, Faith, Tracy Chapman (1989)
  • "It Happened One Night," opens at New York's Radio City Music Hall (1934)

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