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August 12 Events and Birthdays

Guest Author - Judith Hodges

Today in History- August 12th

Happy Birthday!
1859 Katharine Lee Bates, poet (America the Beautiful)
1881 Cecil B. DeMille, director (The Ten Commandments, The Greatest Show on Earth, Cleopatra)
1911 Jane Wyatt, actress (Lost Horizon, St. Elsewhere, Margaret Anderson from Father Knows Best, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home)
1927 Porter Wagoner, country singer (Misery Loves Company)
1929 Buck Owens, country singer (Hee Haw)
1931 William Goldman, screenwriter, playwright, author (The Princess Bride, The Stepford Wives, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid)
1939 George Hamilton, actor (The Godfather: Part III)
1971 Pete Sampras, tennis player
1971 Michael Ian Black, actor (Phil from Ed)
1972 Rebecca Gayheart, actress (Urban Legend, Dylan's wife on Beverly Hills, 90210)
1975 Casey Affleck, actor (Good Will Hunting, Drowning Mona, Ocean's Eleven)
1980 Dominique Swain, actress (Lolita)


Deaths:
1964 Ian Fleming, author (The James Bond series)
1982 Henry Fonda, actor (On Golden Pond, 12 Angry Men)
2000 Loretta Young, actres (The Farmer's Daughter)

History Lesson:

The Ten Commandments in many court houses were sent out as a promotion of Cecil B. DeMille's The Ten Commandments.

Casey Affleck is reported to have been embarrassed by his role in Drowning Mona. But I think the movie is very funny and he did a great job.
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