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Five random people born on this day...

  • Mark King, bass/vocalist, Level 42-Standing in the Light, Love Games (1958)
  • Arlene Francis, [Kazanjian], Boston, radio/TV host, What's My Line? (1908)
  • Arthur Rimbaud, France, poet/adventurer, Illuminations (1854)
  • Hendrik van Stralen, Dutch MP/secretary of Interior (1751)
  • Harvey Pulliam, San Francisco, California, outfielder for the Colorado Rockies (1967)

Five random people who died on this day...

  • Engelbert II of Falkenburg, archbishop of Cologne, dies (1274)
  • Harlow Shapley, astronomer (Sun's position in galaxy), dies at 86 (1972)
  • Olegario Victor Andrade, Argentina poet (El arpa perdida), dies at 41 (1882)
  • Charles Robert Owen Medley, dancer/Choreographer, dies at 88 (1994)
  • Stephen Dodson Ramseur, Confederate gen-major, dies at 27 (1864)

Five random things that happened on this day...

  • Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, premiers on NBC radio (1930)
  • William Shatner marries Marcy Lafferty (1973)
  • Los Angeles Dodgers beat Oakland A's in World Series 4 games to 1 (1988)
  • US and Britain agree to joint control of Oregon country (1818)
  • Helen Hayes Theater (Folies Bergere) opens at 210 W 46th St. New York City (1911)

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