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Performing Artists
1950 Bill Murray (Illinois-born Actor, Comedian) Illinois Performing Artists Actors Film Television
1962 Rob Morrow (New York-born Actor) New York Performing Artists Actors Television Film Internet Movie Database
1967 Faith Hill (Mississippi-born Country & Western Singer) Faith Hill Country & Western Musicians
1968 Ricki Lake (New York-born Television Personality) New York Performing Artists Actors Television
Sports Figures
1901 Learie Constantine (Trinidad Cricket Player, Political Leader) Learie Constantine Cricket
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1998 Florence Griffith Joyner (Los Angeles-born African-American Member of the Track and Field Hall of Fame) Florence Griffith Joyner Track and Field Hall of Fame The Olympics African-American Sports Figures
1895 Frank Duryea First Drives His Motor Coach in the Streets of Springfield, MA Massachusetts Duryea Brothers Automobiles Historic Firsts The Duryea Automobiles
1921 Universal Studios Announces "Morality Clauses" for Actor Contracts Universal Studios Actors Film History Channel
1928 Katharine Hepburn Makes Her Broadway Debut in Night Hostess Katharine Hepburn The Internet Broadway Database
1948 Milton Berle Debuts as Permanent Host of ''The Texaco Star Theater'' on NBC Television NBC New York Times
1959 The Television Show Bonanza Premieres Television Internet Movie Database
1970 NFL Monday Night Football Is First Broadcast Television Football The NFL ABC Internet Movie Database
1982 National Football League Players Began a 57-day Strike National Football League Football Strike Ecomomics New York Times
1985 "Money for Nothing" by Dire Straits Tops the Charts Pop Music History Channel
1996 The Georgia Music Hall of Fame Opens in Macon Georgia Music University of Georgia

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