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Performing Artists
1861 Lillian Russell (Iowa-born Singer, Comic Opera Prima Donna) Lillian Russell American Performing Artists Actors
1889 Buck Jones (Indiana-born Actor) Indiana Performing Artists Actors Film Westward Expansion Internet Movie Database
1949 Jeff Bridges (Los Angeles-born Actor) Jeff Bridges Actors
1973 Marisa Tomei (New York City-born Actress) New York City Performing Artists Actors Film Television Biography.com
1973 Tyra Banks (California-born African-American Model) California Performing Artists African-American Performing Artists Biography.com
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1993 Frank Zappa (Maryland-born Popular Musician) Frank Zappa Popular Musicians
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1909 The First Grey Cup Canadian Football Championship Is Held Canada Football Historic Firsts Canadian Football League
1933 Ma Perkins Debuts as Radio's First Soap Opera Radio Historic Firsts Old Time Radio
1954 Seattle's Metropolitan Theater is Demolished Seattle, Washington Stage and Theater History Link
1982 University of Georgia Junior Running Back Herschel Walker Is Awarded the Heisman Trophy Georgia Sports Figures Football African-American Sports Figures 1982 Heisman Trophy University of Georgia

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