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August 28 Events and Birthdays

Guest Author - Judith Hodges

Today in History- August 28th

Happy Birthday!
1749 Johann von Goethe, writer (Faust)
1774 Elizabeth Ann Seton, first American saint
1897 Charles Boyer, French actor (Gaslight)
1921 Nancy Kulp, actress (Miss Jane Hathaway in The Beverly Hillbillies)
1925 Donald O'Connor, actor (Singin' in the Rain)
1929 Roxie Roker, actress/ mother of Lenny Kravitz ("The Jeffersons")
1930 Ben Gazzara, actor (Road House, Anatomy of a Murder)
1943 David Soul, actor (Hutch from Starsky and Hutch)
1957 Daniel Stern, actor (Marv on the Home Alone)
1958 Scott Hamilton, Olympic gold medal figure skating
1965 Shania Twain, country singer (Man! I Feel Like a Woman!")
1969 Jason Priestly, actor (Brandon on 90210)
1969 Jack Black, actor (Shark Tale, Envy, Shallow Hal, The School of Rock)
1982 LeAnn Rimes, country singer (How Do I Live)

Deaths:
1955 Emmett Till, murder victim
1985 Ruth Gordon, actress (Rosemary's Baby)

Events:
1565 St. Augustine, Florida established making it oldest continuously occupied European settlement.
1963 Martin Luther King Jr. gives his famous "I Have a Dream" speech

History Lesson-
Daniel Stern also did Kevin's voice as an adult on the Wonder Years.

Jack Black is also a part of the rock group Tenacious D. They sing a lot of funny songs.

St. Augustine, Florida is one of the best cities in America. The first Catholic Mass was said and the spot was marked by a huge bronze cross.
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