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Performing Artists
1896 Amanda Randolph (Kentucky-born African-American Actress) Amanda Randolph Actors Film Television African American Performing Artists Internet Movie Database African American Registry
Edith Wilson (Kentucky-born African-American Jazz Singer)  Kentucky Performing Artists Jazz African American Performing Artists Internet Movie Database African American Registry
1964 Keanu Reeves (Lebanese-Canadian Actor) Lebanese Performing Artists Canadian Performing Artists Actors Film Biography.com Internet Movie Database
1966 Salma Hayek (Mexican-American Actress, Producer) Mexican Performing Artists Actors Film Latin-American Performing Artists Biography.com
Sports Figures
1948 Terry Bradshaw (Louisiana-born Member of the Professional Football Hall of Fame) Louisiana Sports Figures Football Hall of Fame Biography.com
1952 Jimmy Connors (Illinois-born Member of the International Tennis Hall of Fame)  Jimmy Connors Tennis Hall of Fame Biography.com
1965 Lennox Lewis (English Professional Boxer) Lennox Lewis Boxing Biography.com
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
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1931 Bing Crosby's First Radio Show Debuts on CBS Bing Crosby Radio History Channel
1935 George Gershwin Completes Composition of Porgy and Bess George Gershwin Composers Music Library of Congress Writer's Almanac
1963 "CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite" Expands from 15 to 30 Minutes Television CBS
1966 Miami Dolphins Defeat the Oakland Raiders 23-14 in Franchise's First Home Game Florida NFL Florida Historical Society
1969 The Star Trek Television Series Airs Its Last Show Television History Channel
1995 Michael Jackson's "You Are Not Alone" Is First Record to Debut At #1 Michael Jackson Popular Music Notable African Americans Historic Firsts History Channel

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