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November 14

What happened on the day you were born?

In the headlines today:
 


2006
The Da Vinci Code DVD 

 The Da Vinci Code, starring Tom Hanks and Audrey Tautou, is released on DVD.
 (photo credit: Sony Pictures)



 
1999UN sanctions are imposed on Afghanistan because of that country's refusal to hand over suspected terrorist Osama bin Laden.
 
1995The US Congress can't agree on a funding plan, so the federal government begins a partial shutdown of nonessential services.
 
1986The US Securities and Exchange Commission orders Ivan Boesky to pay $100 million in fines to settle accusations of insider trading.
 
1973Princess Anne of Britain and Capt. Mark Phillips are married in Westminster Abbey.
 
1969The crew of Apollo 12 blasts off for a scheduled moon landing.
 
1935President Franklin D. Roosevelt proclaims the Philippine Islands a free commonwealth.
 
1945Bolivia is admitted to the United Nations.
 
1945Eddie Rickenbacker sells the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to auto racer Wilbur Shaw.
 
1922The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) begins broadcasting content on radio.
 
1881Charles Guiteau goes on trial for the assassination of US president James A. Garfield.
 
1851  The Herman Melville classic, Moby Dick, is first published.
 

Born today:

1975  Travis Barker - rock drummer (Blink 182, Plus 44)

1969  Butch Walker - singer, guitarist (Marvelous 3)

1965  Jeannette Jurado - singer (Expose)

1964  Nic Dalton - bassist (Lemonheads)

1964  'Run' Simmons - rapper (Run-DMC)

1961  Laura San Giacomo - actress

1956  Alec Such - bassist (Bon Jovi)

1955  Jack Sikma - basketball player

1955  Frankie Banali - drummer (Quiet Riot)

1954  Condoleezza Rice - US Secretary of State, former National Security Advisor

1954  Yanni - New Age pianist

1951  Stephen Bishop - singer

1948  James Young - guitarist (Styx)

1948  Robert Ginty - actor

1948  Prince Charles - Prince of Wales, future King of England

1940  Freddie Garrity - singer (Freddie and the Dreamers)

1935  King Hussein - ruler of Jordan

1933  Fred Haise - Apollo 13 astronaut

1929  McLean Stevenson - actor

1922  Boutros Boutros-Ghali - UN Secretary-General

1921  Brian Keith - actor

1917  Howard Duff - actor

1900  Aaron Copland - composer

1896  Mamie Eisenhower - wife of 34th US president Dwight Eisenhower

1889  Jawaharlal Nehru - prime minister of India

1840  Claude Monet - artist

1765  Robert Fulton - steamboat designer

 

Born today? Your sign of the Zodiac is:
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(The Scorpion)

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