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Re: 6/8/2014
« Reply #15 on: June 08, 2014, 01:33:02 AM »

hey, Johnny!
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Re: 6/8/2014
« Reply #16 on: June 08, 2014, 02:37:54 AM »

Good morning guys.
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Re: 6/8/2014
« Reply #17 on: June 08, 2014, 02:41:33 AM »

Today is Sunday, June 8, the 159th day of 2014. There are 206 days left in the year.
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Re: 6/8/2014
« Reply #18 on: June 08, 2014, 02:42:32 AM »

Today's Highlight in History:

On June 8, 1864, Abraham Lincoln was nominated for another term as president during the National Union (Republican) Party's convention in Baltimore.
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« Reply #19 on: June 08, 2014, 02:43:22 AM »

In A.D. 632, the prophet Muhammad died in Medina.
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« Reply #20 on: June 08, 2014, 02:44:06 AM »

In 1845, Andrew Jackson, seventh president of the United States, died in Nashville, Tennessee.
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« Reply #21 on: June 08, 2014, 02:44:47 AM »

In 1915, Secretary of State William Jennings Bryan resigned in a disagreement with President Woodrow Wilson over U.S. handling of the sinking of the Lusitania.
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« Reply #22 on: June 08, 2014, 02:45:39 AM »

In 1948, the "Texaco Star Theater" made its debut on NBC-TV with Milton Berle guest-hosting the first program. (Berle was later named the show's permanent host.)
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« Reply #23 on: June 08, 2014, 02:46:18 AM »

In 1953, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously that restaurants in the District of Columbia could not refuse to serve blacks. Eight tornadoes struck Michigan's Lower Peninsula, killing 126 people.
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« Reply #24 on: June 08, 2014, 02:47:10 AM »

In 1967, 34 U.S. servicemen were killed when Israel attacked the USS Liberty, a Navy intelligence-gathering ship in the Mediterranean. (Israel later said the Liberty had been mistaken for an Egyptian vessel.)
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« Reply #25 on: June 08, 2014, 02:47:42 AM »

In 1972, during the Vietnam War, an Associated Press photographer captured the image of 9-year-old Phan Thi Kim Phuc (fahn thee kihm fook) as she ran naked and severely burned from the scene of a South Vietnamese napalm attack.
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« Reply #26 on: June 08, 2014, 02:48:17 AM »

In 1973, Gen. Francisco Franco relinquished his post as Spain's prime minister while remaining as chief of state.
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« Reply #27 on: June 08, 2014, 02:49:08 AM »

In 1978, a jury in Clark County, Nevada, ruled the so-called "Mormon will," purportedly written by the late billionaire Howard Hughes, was a forgery.
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« Reply #28 on: June 08, 2014, 02:49:39 AM »

In 1982, President Ronald Reagan became the first American chief executive to address a joint session of the British Parliament.
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« Reply #29 on: June 08, 2014, 02:50:47 AM »

In 1987, Fawn Hall began testifying at the Iran-Contra hearings, describing how, as secretary to National Security aide Oliver L. North, she helped to shred some documents and spirit away others.
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