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Today in History- August 3rd

Happy Birthday!
1900 John T. Scopes, Scopes monkey trial
1924 Leon Uris, author (Exodus, QB VII, Trinity, Armageddon)
1926 Tony Bennett, singer (I Left My Heart In San Francisco)
1940 Martin Sheen, actor (The West Wing)
1941 Martha Stewart, business woman and craft queen
1950 John Landis, director (Animal House, The Blues Brothers)
1957 Jay North, actor (Dennis from the original Dennis The Menace)
1977 Tom Brady, New England Patriots football quarterback

1954 Colette, author (Gigi)
1964 Flannery O'Connor, author (A Good Man Is Hard To Find)
1966 Lenny Bruce, comedian
1983 Carolyn Jones, actress (Morticia from the Addams Family)
2001 Christopher Hewett, actor (played Mr. Belvedere)

1492 Christopher Columbus heads towards America.

History Lesson:
Colette was rumored to have a trapeze in her home to stay in shape. How big of a house would you need to have a trapeze installed?

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